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Stamford Advocate
Raids, warrants, and wiretaps: The Trump-Russia probe 'has reached a critical stage'that Mueller is moving forward on a number of different fronts and is getting c
Stamford Advocate / Posted 21 hours ago
that Mueller is moving forward on a number of different fronts and is getting close to entering a litigation phase," wrote Wittes and Hennessey, a former attorney for the National Security Agency. "The key question is what he will allege, to what... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Raids, warrants, and wiretaps: The Trump-Russia probe 'has reached a critical stage'that Mueller is moving forward on a number of different fronts and is getting c
Connecticut Post / Posted 21 hours ago
that Mueller is moving forward on a number of different fronts and is getting close to entering a litigation phase," wrote Wittes and Hennessey, a former attorney for the National Security Agency. "The key question is what he will allege, to what... Read more
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Business Insider
Raids, warrants, and wiretaps: The Trump-Russia probe 'has reached a critical stage'that Mueller is moving forward on a number of different fronts and is getting c
Business Insider / Posted 22 hours ago
that Mueller is moving forward on a number of different fronts and is getting close to entering a litigation phase," wrote Wittes and Hennessey, a former attorney for the National Security Agency. "The key question is what he will allege, to what... Read more
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EuroNews
Trump Admin Tags ISIS Fighter 'Enemy Combatant,' Reviving Bush-Era Termcourt motions could be filed on his behalf to force the government to either fr
EuroNews / Posted 4 days ago
court motions could be filed on his behalf to force the government to either free him or charge him, according to Ben Wittes, co-director of the Harvard Law School-Brookings Project on Law and Security. In July, the Trump administration... Read more
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The Hill
Don't defend Comey: White House correct he may have broken the lawunprofessionally, let alone illegally. Two fellows at the Brookings Institution
The Hill / Posted 5 days ago
unprofessionally, let alone illegally. Two fellows at the Brookings Institution, Susan Hennessey and Comey friend Benjamin Wittes wrote, “It’s hard to even understand the argument for how Jim Comey’s memory about his conversation with the president... Read more
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The Hill
The Memo: Comey allies accuse Trump White House of smearfrivolous and it would warrant nothing more than amusement were she not doing i
The Hill / Posted 6 days ago
frivolous and it would warrant nothing more than amusement were she not doing it from the White House podium,” said Wittes, a legal journalist who is also a senior fellow at the Brookings Institution. It was “a disgusting abuse” for the... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
'A calculated attack': The White House says the DOJ 'should certainly look at' prosecuting James Comeylaw violated in leaking them," Miller added. "Sanders is suggesting DOJ pursue
Stamford Advocate / Posted 7 days ago
law violated in leaking them," Miller added. "Sanders is suggesting DOJ pursue political retaliation, plain & simple." Ben Wittes, a friend of Comey and the editor-in-chief of Lawfare, a blog dedicated to national security issues, told Business... Read more
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Connecticut Post
'A calculated attack': The White House says the DOJ 'should certainly look at' prosecuting James Comeylaw violated in leaking them," Miller added. "Sanders is suggesting DOJ pursue
Connecticut Post / Posted 7 days ago
law violated in leaking them," Miller added. "Sanders is suggesting DOJ pursue political retaliation, plain & simple." Ben Wittes, a friend of Comey and the editor-in-chief of Lawfare, a blog dedicated to national security issues, told Business... Read more
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Business Insider
'A calculated attack': The White House says the DOJ 'should certainly look at' prosecuting James Comeylaw violated in leaking them," Miller added. "Sanders is suggesting DOJ pursue
Business Insider / Posted 7 days ago
law violated in leaking them," Miller added. "Sanders is suggesting DOJ pursue political retaliation, plain & simple." Ben Wittes, a friend of Comey and the editor-in-chief of Lawfare, a blog dedicated to national security issues, told Business... Read more
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Slate
A Decoder for the Latest in Trump’s Russia Problemsaffair. To listen to this episode of Trumpcast, use the player below: Jacob W
Slate / Posted 7 days ago
affair. To listen to this episode of Trumpcast, use the player below: Jacob Weisberg talks to Lawfare’s Benjamin Wittes about how to understand what’s being written in the media about the investigation into Donald Trump’s Russian... Read more
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WSB-TV 2 Atlanta
Gwinnett Mayor accused of using campaign money for vacation, porn sitehis finances has been going on for several years, according to Gwinnett County
WSB-TV 2 Atlanta / Posted 12 days ago
his finances has been going on for several years, according to Gwinnett County District Attorney Danny Porter. Porter said Wittes lied about owing taxes when he ran for office, and it spiraled from there. Among the 66 charges, 65 are felonies.... Read more
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ajc.com
Metro Atlanta mayor accused of using campaign money for vacation, porn sitehis finances has been going on for several years, according to Gwinnett County
ajc.com / Posted 12 days ago
his finances has been going on for several years, according to Gwinnett County District Attorney Danny Porter. Porter said Wittes lied about owing taxes when he ran for office, and it spiraled from there. Among the 66 charges, 65 are felonies.... Read more
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The Hill
Trump lawyer calls Comey's Clinton investigation 'a fraud'Comey exonerated Hillary Clinton long before the investigation was over...and s
The Hill / Posted 18 days ago
Comey exonerated Hillary Clinton long before the investigation was over...and so much more. A rigged system! Benjamin Wittes, a friend of Comey's who edits the blog Lawfare, defended the ousted FBI director's actions. "This may come as a... Read more
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The Hill
Comey friend fires back at TrumpBenjamin Wittes, a confidante of former FBI Director James Comey who edits the
The Hill / Posted 18 days ago
Benjamin Wittes, a confidante of former FBI Director James Comey who edits the blog Lawfare, defended his friend Friday after new criticism from President Trump. The two senators said this showed Comey was exonerating Clinton before concluding his... Read more
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The Hill
Republicans can stand against the Patriot Act and still be patriotsthe German conservatives of the 1930s, they had better find their courage — and
The Hill / Posted 19 days ago
the German conservatives of the 1930s, they had better find their courage — and their conservatism — fast.” Lawfare’s Ben Wittes and Jane Chong write, “The time for musing has passed. It’s now time to begin a serious conversation about the... Read more
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Market Watch
North Korea launch calculated to create political mischiefU.S. nuclear force in recent weeks that is indicative of the broader concern. A
Market Watch / Posted 21 days ago
U.S. nuclear force in recent weeks that is indicative of the broader concern. At Foreign Policy, Susan Hennessey and Ben Wittes make the alarmist case. Although the command and control system has numerous checks between the president and an... Read more
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Raw Story
Constitutional law experts: Congress could impeach Trump on these 3 chargesdelivering a speech at the Giant Center. (Shutterstock) Don't miss stories. Fo
Raw Story / Posted 21 days ago
delivering a speech at the Giant Center. (Shutterstock) Don't miss stories. Follow Raw Story! By Jane Chong and Benjamin Wittes Last Tuesday, the New York Times published a foggy story noting that Senate majority leader Mitch McConnell “has mused... Read more

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