Category: Politics

Robert Mueller and the collapse of American trust

Attorney General William Barr’s summary of special counsel Robert Mueller’s report has not resolved all of the disputes surrounding Donald Trump’s ties to Russia during the 2016 election. But the reaction to it has revealed one of the ways in which American politics is deeply and profoundly broken. Democrats have responded to Barr’s summary by […]

House Democrats want Attorney General Bill Barr to testify on the Mueller report

Attorney General Bill Barr released a four-page summary of special counsel Robert Mueller’s report on the Russia investigation Sunday afternoon, and the partisan divide between top Democrats and Republicans was abundantly clear in their responses on Twitter. Shortly after Barr’s summary was given to Congress, House Judiciary Committee Chair Jerry Nadler (D-NY) said his committee […]

The Barr letter is a massive political victory for Trump

Attorney General William Barr’s summary of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report on Russia and 2016 was delivered to Congress on Sunday afternoon. We still don’t know what the report itself says, but there’s no doubt that Barr’s summar is a huge win for President Donald Trump. According to Barr’s letter, Mueller “did not find that […]