On Thursday morning, Susan Hennessey spoke to former FBI director James Comey about encryption, China, Attorney General Bill Barr's comments to the Senate about the opening of the Russia investigation, and more. It's today's bonus episode of the Lawfare Podcast.
On Thursday, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia unsealed a March 6, 2018 indictment charging Julian Assange, the founder head of WikiLeaks, for conspiring to commit computer intrusions by assisting Chelsea Manning with breaking a U.S. government password. The grand jury charged violations of 18 U.S.C.
The State Department revoked the visa of Fatou Bensouda, the chief prosecutor of the International Criminal Court, over her attempts to investigate U.S. conduct in Afghanistan between 2002 and 2004, reports the New York Times.
The Justice Department filed a brief opposing certiorari in Al-Alwi v. Trump. Al-Alwi’s petition is availabe here. The full government brief is below.
On April 3, the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Western District of New York charged Thomas Alonzo Bolin with making false statements about his possession of firearms to FBI agents in the course of an investigation into possible violations of federal civil rights and firearms laws.
Barr’s letter contains good news for the president, but it also raises ominous questions that only Mueller’s report can answer.
On Wednesday, President Trump issued an executive order revoking an Obama administration order that created reporting requirements for U.S. counterterrorism strikes. Read the full order below.
Executive Order on Revocation of Reporting Requirement
By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, it is hereby ordered as follows: