Inspector General for Intelligence Community Had Concluded Trump May Have Committed Campaign Finance Crime with Ukraine Activities (A View Rejected by DOJ)

NYT: The whistle-blower, moreover, identified multiple White House officials as witnesses to potential presidential misconduct who could corroborate the complaint, the people said — adding that the inspector general for the intelligence community, Michael Atkinson, interviewed witnesses.Mr. Atkinson eventually concluded … Continue reading

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Looking Forward to Talking About Voting Rights and the Census Friday on Texas Tribune Festival Panel

Details: Friday, September 27 • 2:30pm – 3:30pmRepresentation NationProgrammed in partnership with the Solutions Journalism Network.ModeratorAlexa UraDemographics Reporter for The Texas TribuneUra covers the intersection between politics and race, with an emphasis on the state’s surging Hispanic population, as the … Continue reading

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DOJ Apparently Rejected Campaign Finance Crime Investigation in Ukraine By Wrongly Viewing Opposition Research as Not a “Thing of Value”

As I explain here: This is totally wrong. Even Mueller concluded opposition research is a thing of value for campaign finance purposes.I spell it out @slate: https://t.co/iWuMT40G4J https://t.co/gQhxkMJH6L— Rick Hasen (@rickhasen) September 25, 2019 Trump's DOJ concluded that Ukraine gov … Continue reading

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From ELB June 2019 Archives: Trump Says He Would Accept Foreign Government In-Kind Contributions of Opposition Research in the 2020 Elections, in Violation of American Law

In light of the Ukraine story, reupping this: Trump Says He Would Accept Foreign Government In-Kind Contributions of Opposition Research in the 2020 Elections, in Violation of American Law Posted on June 12, 2019 5:31 pm by Rick Hasen Watch the clip: EXCLUSIVE: … Continue reading

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While North Carolina House Democrats Were at 9/11 Ceremony, NC House Republicans Voted to Override Governor’s Veto of Budget, After Promising No Substantive Votes

Disgusting: This article describes how Cooper was there; a source on the ground tells me other Democrats were also attending a 9/11 memorial event. https://t.co/fYk9lOJIx6— Mark Joseph Stern (@mjs_DC) September 11, 2019 More: While North Carolina Democrats were at a … Continue reading

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