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Andrew McCabe

Quick Notes on the Rosenstein Revelations

The Times story is "another piece of evidence—on top of large-scale senior-level insubordination, the anonymous Times op-ed writer, and many episodes in Woodward’s new book—that senior Trump officials are significantly disenchanted with the president’s basic competence and have undertaken very unusual steps to deal with it."

Jack Goldsmith ·

As Trump Vows to Rid DOJ of 'Lingering Stench,' Ted Lieu Warns of Obstruction of Justice if Rosenstein is Fired

"If the president [fires Rosenstein], it really would be a pretext to get the Mueller investigation."

Julia Conley, staff writer ·

Trump Is Turning the Enemies of Civil Liberties Into Liberal Heroes

In going after the most egregious violators of American freedoms, the president has forced pundits to rush to their defense

Trevor Timm ·

The #Resistance Has a New Grift, and Liberals Are the Perfect Mark

Libberals who fall for this sort of thing, who abandon all skepticism of the military and intelligence entities in America as soon as the wrong party gets into the White House, are only partly to blame. They are victims, really, of our deranged national culture of politics as consumer choice, party as lifestyle and preference.

Jacob Bacharach ·

Trump’s Witch-Hunt

Remembering two politicians of conscience as the president dismantles democracy

Michael Winship ·

The Resistance Needs Better Heroes

A movement is defined by its heroes. The Resistance can find better heroes than the ones some of its members have chosen – and it should.

Richard Eskow ·

'Highest Level of Alert in Months' as Trump Aims Twitter Rage Directly at Mueller

The president's weekend tweet-storm intensified warnings that he could be moving closer to firing the special counsel.

Jake Johnson, staff writer ·

Trump, McCabe, and Our Permanent Constitutional Crisis

If Trump fired Mueller, that really would be obstruction, and could create a huge constitutional crisis of a sort not seen since the days of Reagan’s Iran-Contra or Nixon’s Watergate.

Juan Cole ·

'Red Alert Time': Trump's Personal Lawyer Calls on DOJ to Kill Mueller Probe

John Dowd initially claimed he was speaking on behalf of the president, but later walked that claim back

Jake Johnson, staff writer ·

Fired by Sessions, McCabe Calls It Retaliation for 'Events I Witnessed'

Former FBI Deputy Director, just two days from retirement, says termination by Attorney General Jeff Sessions was result of events he "witnessed in the aftermath of the firing of James Comey"

Jon Queally, staff writer ·