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Ukraine Continued: How a Crucial Witness Escaped
A classified State Department assessment concluded that Ukraine’s former Prosecutor General Yuri Lutsenko—who is at the center of the impeachment inquiry of President Trump—allowed a vital potential witness for Special Counsel Robert Mueller, Konstantin Kilimnik, to escape from Ukraine to Russia, beyond the reach of the United States.
October 8, 2019
Jeff Sessions's Conflict of Interest
Last year, in March 2018, then Attorney General Jeff Sessions enlisted his subordinates to lie on his behalf that he did not know he was under federal investigation when he fired then Deputy FBI Director Andrew McCabe—an investigation initiated by McCabe and overseen by him until it was taken over by Special Counsel Robert Mueller.
May 15, 2019
An Elusive Peace in Afghanistan
Free from Washington interference, the US envoy Zalmay Khalilzad pulled off a seemingly impossible feat. On March 12, after sixteen straight days of talks, US and Taliban negotiators wrapped up a significant part of the complex deal that could finally bring an end to the Afghan war.
March 27, 2019
Whitaker, Fugitive from Justice
Former Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker abruptly resigned from a new Justice Department position only two weeks into the job—after he learned that he would likely be fired if he refused to answer questions from the department’s Inspector General.
March 25, 2019
I Will Not Be an Invisible Trans Woman
The significant hostility directed at transgender people means that we can be used as a convenient political tool: if the right wishes to divert attention from any failure or scandal of its own making, all it needs is a quick resort to anti-transgender propaganda.
October 25, 2018
The Flynn Tapes: A New Tell
Based on Eisenberg’s review of the raw intelligence, McGahn informed Trump what the Flynn intercepts revealed. These new disclosures, building on my July 31 reporting for the Daily, constitute the strongest evidence to date that the president may have obstructed justice.
August 29, 2018
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