The president's attacks on the FBI aren't working.
Benjamin Wittes is editor in chief of Lawfare and a Senior Fellow in Governance Studies at the Brookings Institution. He is the author of several books and is co-chair of the Hoover Institution's Working Group on National Security, Technology, and Law.
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Confidence in Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigation continues to shift post-indictment.
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