Lawfare News

The Week That Was: All of Lawfare in One Post

Garrett Hinck
Saturday, September 9, 2017, 7:35 AM

Benjamin Wittes outlined the journalistic sourcing conventions at work in stories about the Russia investigation and the White House.

John McKay discussed Robert Mueller’s reported investigation of the Trump family’s finances—and why efforts to curtail it are wrongheaded.

Published by The Lawfare Institute
in Cooperation With
Brookings

Benjamin Wittes outlined the journalistic sourcing conventions at work in stories about the Russia investigation and the White House.


John McKay discussed Robert Mueller’s reported investigation of the Trump family’s finances—and why efforts to curtail it are wrongheaded.


Matthew Kahn flagged a DOJ filing that contradicted President Trump’s claim that President Obama wiretapped Trump Tower during the 2016 election.


In their Foreign Policy column this week, Susan Hennessey and Wittes cautioned the Senate Intelligence Committee against wrapping up its investigation before it fully answers the ever-lengthening list of questions about the President, the campaign, and Russian interference in the election.


Wittes posted this week’s episode of Rational Security:



Topics:
Garrett Hinck is a PhD student in political science at Columbia University, studying international relations and the political economy of security. He was previously a research assistant with the Technology and International Affairs and Nuclear Policy programs at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace.

Subscribe to Lawfare