The House Appropriations Committee has approved renaming part of International Place NW for Nobel winner Liu Xiaobo.


  • Analysis

Mueller punted his report to a Congress ill-equipped to deal with it

This Congress is hyperpartisan and hyperfocused on the 2020 election rather than answering big questions about presidential criminality and liability.

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Trump asked his lawyer to cross legal lines. The Mueller report shows how he pushed back.

The report produced a few surprises, including that President Trump's attempts to impede the investigation were “mostly unsuccessful” because officials refused to help him. Former White House counsel Donald McGahn was a major player on that front.

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How William Barr successfully pre-spun the Mueller report for Trump

The debate over the report was always going to be partisan. Barr gave Trump supporters something to latch on to, even though it was misleading.