Matthew Kahn

Matthew Kahn is an Associate Editor at Lawfare. He will graduate from Georgetown University in May 2017.

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Today's Headlines and Commentary

Today's Headlines and Commentary

The New York Times reports that President Donald Trump told Russian diplomats in the Oval Office that firing former FBI Director James Comey relieved “great pressure” on him, calling Comey “a real nut job” and adding “I’m not under investigation.” White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer has not disputed the account, which was derived from a document su

FBI Director James Comey

Another Bomb Drops: Initial Thoughts on Trump Asking Comey to Kill the Flynn Investigation

The New York Times is reporting that President Donald Trump asked then-FBI Director James Comey to drop the FBI’s investigation into former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn—a story that dramatically raises the stakes on the question of whether Trump's pattern of behavior constitutes obstruction of justice.