Author: Philip Bump

The legal expert has logged on: The ‘illegal’ acts Trump has spotted since 2015

Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) speaks to President Trump during a meeting with lawmakers on immigration at the White House on Jan. 9, 2018. (JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images) As the boss of the country’s chief law enforcement official, President Trump has a keen eye for possible violations of the law. Well, that’s not entirely true. Trump has a keen eye for possible violations of the law in the sense that he likes to allege that his political opponents might have broken the law, even in cases where there’s no conceivable way that they have done so. Consider his tweet on Wednesday...

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Schumer: ‘Nothing’ should interfere with Russia investigation

Sen. Charles E. Schumer (D-N.Y.) said on Jan. 4 that nothing should interfere with special counsel Robert Muller’s investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election. Sen. Charles E. Schumer (D-N.Y.) said on Jan. 4 that nothing should interfere with special counsel Robert Muller’s investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential...

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