FBI Director Christopher Wray is testifying this morning before the House Judiciary Committee.
Matthew Kahn is an associate editor at Lawfare and a research assistant in Governance Studies focusing on national security law at the Brookings Institution. Previously, he was a research assistant at the Center on Privacy and Technology at Georgetown Law and a research intern at the Network Science Initiative at the National Journal. He holds a bachelor's degree in government from Georgetown University.
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FBI Director Christopher Wray faces the tough challenge of defending the integrity of the FBI against the president's attacks while also protecting the bureau's political independence. The House Judiciary Committee should take today's oversight hearing as an opportunity to help him.
The Supreme Court issued orders in Trump v. Hawaii and Trump v. IRAP, allowing the White House's revised travel ban to take effect while litigation proceeds in the Fourth and Ninth circuits. The full orders are below.
Trump v. Hawaii
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