H.R. McMaster’s Downfall, Comey’s FBI, and Trump’s Articles of Impeachment
What it might look like: Phillip Carter has drafted up a series of articles of impeachment for the president. Article One: Emoluments. Article Two: Russia. And onward.
Downfall: H.R. McMaster, “a public servant who has been all but incapable of guile throughout his career,” is being sucked down into the Trump quicksand, Fred Kaplan writes. And that’s a real shame.
Not going to work: Justice Department lawyers defending the revised Trump travel ban in front of the 9th Circuit are having a very hard time getting the judges to disregard the many anti-Muslim statements the president made during his campaign, Dahlia Lithwick reports.
Comey’s legacy: Under James Comey, the FBI logged one “major technological triumph,” Josephine Wolff writes, followed by a series of misjudgments that undermined its reputation for technical acumen.
For fun: What’s up with all the odd new BuzzFeed quizzes?