Sally Yates

How to Use Twitter

<i>Nicholas Kristof: My tutor on Twitter has been Liriel Higa (@iDiplomacy), who works on social media for The New York Times Opinion section. I asked her to write this quick “How to Tweet” guide for the public. Liriel, a former nationally ranked gymnast, was a congressional reporter early in her</i> …

Social Media

Hillary Rodham Clinton on "What Happened"

Former Secretary of State and First Lady Hillary Rodham Clinton joined me for an in-depth conversation about her new book, <b>“What Happened”</b>:<p>The …

Barack Obama

Inspector general must probe Trump's role in nullified CNN deal

The inspector general for the Department of Justice should investigate whether the Trump administration is applying unethical or illegal political …

Government

Dear Sarah Huckabee Sanders: I’m thankful that Trump has failed

“So this is how it’s going to work today,” White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders informed the press corps Monday. She told reporters that “if you want to ask a question,” you should “start off with what you’re thankful for.”<p>Like good little girls and boys, several obliged. The …

Opinion

Sally Yates joins prosecutors in bail battle

Former Acting and Deputy Attorney General Sally Yates joined a group of 28 current and former prosecutors Tuesday to urge a federal appeals court to …

Trump voter says not even Jesus could convince him of Russian collusion

One very passionate voter for President Donald Trump said not even Jesus would be able to convince him there was any wrongdoing between the …

Donald Trump

Special Counsel sends wide-ranging request for documents to Justice Department

Special Counsel Robert Mueller's team investigating whether President Donald Trump sought to obstruct a federal inquiry into connections between his …

Government

Warriors leading the league in social discourse

Image 1of/4<p>Caption<p>Close<p>CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — Seven hours before the Warriors’ nationally televised showdown Thursday against the Boston Celtics, …

Golden State

Remember Sally Yates? She Says Trump Is ‘Shamelessly Unpatriotic.’

Sally Yates, the Obama Department of Justice appointee who served as acting attorney general in the earliest days of the Trump administration, called …

Sally Yates Slams ‘Shamelessly Unpatriotic’ Trump For Embracing Putin ‘Again’

<b>Sally Yates</b> celebrated Veterans Day this year by slamming the “shamelessly unpatriotic” president of the United States for his “embrace” of <b>Vlaidmir</b> …

Donald Trump

Romance and escapism trump reality

Since the 2016 election cycle shifted into full gear, I've had a hard time reading. There aren't very many books that can compete with all the …

Books

Putin and Trump: Out of the frying pan and into the fire

US-Russian relations have become noticeably worse since both countries' leaders met in Hamburg in July. So, will they meet at the APEC summit? …

Russia

Firing Robert Mueller Could Be a Lot Harder Than You Might Think

Former FBI Director Robert Mueller speaks in Tallinn, Estonia, on February 14, 2012. (Photo: Usembassytallinn) In times of great injustice, …

Liberal View

Democratic senator questions whether U.S. attorney dismissal was ‘justified’

A Democratic senator from Delaware has asked the Justice Department to explain why Dana Boente was asked last month to resign as U.S. attorney for the Eastern District of Virginia.<p>Boente, who has also been serving as acting chief of the Justice Department’s National Security Division, announced …

Government

U.S. Justice Dept. mulls limits on overlapping corporate penalties

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Justice Department is exploring ways to scale back the size of corporate penalties involving companies facing …

Stock Markets

The Trump administration is up to its neck in Russians

The number of Russian connections to President Trump’s campaign and to his administration should stun and worry even the most credulous Republicans. We have never seen such a multiplicity of connections to a hostile foreign power and lack of transparency in a presidential campaign or administration …

Opinion

A Timeline of the Trump-Russia Scandal

The key dates, figures and events tying the 2016 Trump campaign to Russia<p>The special prosecutor's probe into Russian interference in the 2016 …

Politics

How Prisoners on the Verge of Freedom Are Getting Screwed by the Feds

Last week, Lamel Diggs, a 32-year-old inmate in a Mississippi prison, sent Splinter an email through CorrLinks, the private email system used by the …

Liberal View

Panic Begins to Take Hold as a New Clinton Investigation Looms

Several interesting threads seem to be coming together this weekend.<p>Thanks to the efforts of The Hill, the Uranium One scandal came back to light. …

Conservative View

Sally Yates on Trump calling for Justice Dept. investigations: 'This must stop'

Former acting Attorney General Sally Yates blasted President Trump following his calls for the Department of Justice (DOJ) to investigate Hillary …

Hillary Clinton

The Next Hot Summer Spot: A Ski Resort

When Mike and Peggy Grubbs first visited Victory Ranch, a new development about 10 miles from the ski slopes of Park City and Deer Valley in Utah, they immediately put a deposit on a lot. The location was perfect, they said, for enjoying everything the season has to offer.<p>The season in question, …

Real Estate

Judge Napolitano Warns Trump: 'I Think [Papadopoulos] Wore A Wire'

Fox News' Judge Napolitano told Shep Smith that he believes George Papadopoulos wore a wire to get a reduced sentence, noting his belief that this is …

Liberal View

Schiller tops list of high-profile witnesses before House Russia investigators

<b>(CNN) —</b> One of President Donald Trump's closest confidantes is speaking privately next week to congressional investigators looking into Russia meddling, according to multiple sources familiar with the matter.<p>Keith Schiller, a long-time adviser to Trump who left the White House in September after …

Politics

D.C. Lawyer Prom

It’s like this… sort of. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)<p>Many professional communities have a version of prom. The Oscars, the Tony’s, the …

Law

Sally Yates: Criminal justice reform is not dead

Former acting Attorney General Sally Yates isn’t giving up on reforming the nation’s criminal justice system.“I don’t believe criminal justice reform …

Justice

The many pieces of evidence suggesting Trump obstructed justice

Firing James Comey wasn’t the only thing Trump did that could bring about an obstruction of justice charge<p>This piece originally appeared on BillMoyers.com.<p>On Oct. 4, 2017, Senate Intelligence Committee Chairman Richard Burr (R-NC) said that all issues relating to the investigation into Russian …

Donald Trump

Michael Flynn faces legal peril in Washington. In his Rhode Island hometown, he's revered.

CLOSE<p>For the residents of Middletown, Rhode Island, General Michael Flynn, the former National Security Advisor is still their hometown hero, …

Des Moines

Indictments Of, By and For Hope

Hope-filled activism is what gets us beyond Donald Trump regime.

Liberal View

Can Trump Fire Mueller Now? The President’s Lawyers Say He Isn’t Thinking About It

After the Department of Justice's Russia investigation once again became headline news on Monday, Oct. 30, one question related to the investigation …

Donald Trump

First Charges In Mueller's Russia Probe Stem From Trump Admin's Earliest Days

During the Trump administration’s very first week in office, the seeds were planted for the initial charges brought by special counsel Robert …

George Papadopoulos