Hint: It’s not quite vindication for President Trump.
Victoria Clark is an intern at Lawfare. She was formerly a national security intern in Governance Studies at the Brookings Institution. She is a senior at Georgetown University studying Government and History.
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One month to the day since Attorney General Jeff Sessions left the Justice Department, President Trump indicated to reporters that he will nominate former Attorney General William Barr to serve as Session’s replacement.
On Dec. 5, counsel for Guantanamo detainee Moath Hamza Ahmed al-Alwi filed a petition for a writ of certiorari with the United States Supreme Court. Al-Alwi is a Yemeni citizen who was captured in Pakistan in 2001 and has been detained at Guantanamo Bay since 2002.
As Benjamin Wittes has flagged, on Oct. 31 the National Archives released the Watergate “Road Map” produced by the office of Special Prosecutor Leon Jaworski and sent to Congress as a referral for the impeachment of President Richard Nixon. The Archives has not only made the Road Map itself public, but has also collected a trove of related information that may be of interest to readers. We sketch out the categories of documents below.
On Oct. 23, the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California unsealed an affidavit and criminal complaint against Robert Paul Rundo, the founder of the white supremacist group Rise Above Movement, and three other members of the organization. Rundo entered into Mexico two weeks ago and was brought back into the United States on Oct. 23, the New York Times reports.
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