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20 Nov 2018, 7:32 am by Stephen Green
Benjamin Wittes of the Brookings Institution argued that “Kavanaugh cannot blame or attack or seek to discredit a woman who purports to have suffered a sexual-assault at his hands. [read post]
17 Nov 2018, 10:30 am by Jen Patja Howell
Following the #NatSecGirlSquad’s first conference this week in Washington, Benjamin Wittes sat down with Jung Pak before a live audience at the Bier Baron. [read post]
17 Nov 2018, 4:34 am by Anushka Limaye
Susan Hennessey, Quinta Jurecic, Matthew Kahn and Benjamin Wittes provided a guide for questions to ask and things to look out for when any charges against Assange are finally revealed. [read post]
15 Nov 2018, 12:00 pm by Anushka Limaye
Benjamin Wittes announced an important new hire: David Preiss is coming on board as the Chief Operating Officer for Lawfare. [read post]
13 Nov 2018, 11:50 am by Anushka Limaye
ICYMI: This Weekend on Lawfare Jen Patja Howell posted the newest episode of the Lawfare Podcast, which featured a discussion between Benjamin Wittes and Paul Rosenzweig on investigating American presidents. [read post]
13 Nov 2018, 5:13 am by Bob Bauer
  Jack Goldsmith and Benjamin Wittes have rightly observed that the road map was a restrained presentation, limited to key statements and a guide to the supporting material in the evidentiary record. [read post]
10 Nov 2018, 10:30 am by Jen Patja Howell
But even before the Sessions firing, Benjamin Wittes and Paul Rosenzweig had inquiries into the presidency on their minds. [read post]
10 Nov 2018, 7:29 am by Anushka Limaye
Anderson and Benjamin Wittes sent in FOIA requests on whether or not Whitaker has sought ethics advice on the issue. [read post]
8 Nov 2018, 9:30 pm by Kate Mancuso
Jeff Sessions’s departure as Attorney General marks a “profoundly dangerous moment” in the investigation of President Trump’s possible ties to Russia, wrote Mikhaila Fogel, Susan Hennessey, Quinta Jurecic, Matthew Kahn, Anushka Limaye, and Benjamin Wittes in an article for Lawfare. [read post]
8 Nov 2018, 10:27 am by Mikhaila Fogel, Anushka Limaye
Benjamin Wittes shared a special episode of the Lawfare podcast on Sessions’ departure and on Matt Whitaker, his successor. [read post]
8 Nov 2018, 5:36 am by Stephen Bates
That format, as Jack Goldsmith and Benjamin Wittes point out, bolsters the report’s nonpartisan, we-the-people authority. [read post]
3 Nov 2018, 11:10 am by Anushka Limaye
Anderson and Benjamin Wittes dug into the Justice Department’s take on birthright citizenship by filing Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests on records related to the matter. [read post]
2 Nov 2018, 11:27 am by Anushka Limaye
Scott Anderson and Benjamin Wittes examined the results from their FOIA request on ex-CIA officer and current congressional candidate Abigail Spanberger’s SF-86 form. [read post]
1 Nov 2018, 8:31 pm by Allan Blutstein
Anderson & Benjamin Wittes, Lawfare, Nov. 1, 2018Late on Friday, we received the first set of responsive documents to our “meta-FOIA request” regarding the release of congressional candidate—and former postal inspector and CIA officer—Abigail Spanberger’s unredacted SF-86 form. [read post]
1 Nov 2018, 10:11 am by Anushka Limaye
And Jack Goldsmith and Benjamin Wittes explored the connections between the Watergate Road Map and the path forward for Robert Mueller. [read post]
31 Oct 2018, 2:12 pm by Victoria Clark, Quinta Jurecic
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. [read post]
29 Oct 2018, 12:43 pm by Anushka Limaye
ICYMI: Last Weekend on Lawfare Jen Patja Howell posted a new episode of The Lawfare Podcast, a conversation between Benjamin Wittes and Stephanie Leutert, director of the Mexico Security Initiative at the University of Texas Robert Strauss Center for International Security and Law. [read post]
29 Oct 2018, 9:04 am by Alan J. Borsuk
Azari, associate professor of political science at Marquette University and a scholar of the American presidency; and Benjamin Wittes, editor in chief of Lawfare and senior fellow in governance studies at the Brookings Institution. [read post]
27 Oct 2018, 10:30 am by Jen Patja Howell
On Friday, Benjamin Wittes caught up with Stephanie to talk about her time on the Mexico-Guatemala border traveling with migrants who are following a trail not unlike that of the caravan. [read post]
27 Oct 2018, 5:53 am by Anushka Limaye
Jen Patja Howell posted an episode of the Lawfare Podcast this week in which Benjamin Wittes talked with András Pap, a Hungarian scholar of constitutional law, to discuss Viktor Orbán and the decline of Hungarian democracy: Evelyn Douek analyzed the Myanmar military’s use of Facebook to spread anti-Rohingya propaganda. [read post]