Special Counsel Robert Mueller is investigating President Donald Trump for potential obstruction of justice, the Washington Post reports.
Quinta Jurecic is an Associate Editor of Lawfare and a research assistant at the Brookings Institution, where she focuses on national security law and policy. She was previously a National Security Intern at Brookings. She graduated from Wesleyan University in 2015, where she completed an honors thesis on moral theories of political leadership and drone warfare under the Obama administration.
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Pursuant to a FOIA request from the Electronic Frontier Foundation, the FISA Court has released 18 redacted opinions, each regarding FISA Section 702. The opinions are listed below.
Today at 2:30 PM Attorney General Jeff Sessions will testify before the Senate Intelligence Committee. He will answer questions about the FBI's ongoing Russia probe and is expected to respond to former FBI Director James Comey's testimony last week.
Follow the livestream here and keep up with our liveblog below.
Committee Chairman Richard Burr's opening statement is available here.
The U.S. Court of Appeals of the Ninth Circuit has affirmed in part a preliminary injunction against the Trump administration's revised travel ban issued by a federal district court in Hawaii v. Trump. The circuit court vacated the portions of the injunction that prevent the government from conducting internal reviews and that run against the President personally, but otherwise upheld the district court's ruling. The opinion is available in full below.
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President Trump's choice of the bomb-throwing New York corporate attorney Marc Kasowitz as his outside counsel in the Russia matter is already creating problems for the President.