On Monday, the Supreme Court stayed the partial injunctions against the revised travel ban. Matthew Kahn posted the orders.
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On Friday, Michael Flynn, the former national security adviser, pleaded guilty to lying to the FBI about meetings with Russian ambassador Sergei Kislyak that took place during the presidential transition. Matthew Kahn posted the charges, Flynn’s plea agreement, and the statement of the offense.
Richard Betts and Matthew Waxman outlined a proposal to constrain and safeguard the president’s authority to launch a first-use nuclear attack.
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On Friday, the news broke that the special counsel is investigating whether Michael Flynn and his son plotted to deliver Turkish cleric Fethullah Gulen to Turkey. Susan Hennessey and Benjamin Wittes analyzed the legal and political significance of this development.
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Matthew Kahn shared a primer on the history of the 25th Amendment and presidential disability after President Trump asked of the amendment, “What’s that?” Bob Litt reminded readers that the so-called "Steele dossier" did not play a role in the
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On Friday, President Trump said he would decertify the Iran deal. Yishai Schwartz outlined how the decades-old American sanctions law framework made Trump’s decision possible. Suzanne Maloney criticized the Trump administration’s preoccupation with the deal as the U.S.