“The White House stays out of criminal investigations, full stop," said Neil Eggleston, former President Barack Obama's White House counsel.
He could've faced up to six months in prison for lying about the Twins Plus Go-Go Lounge.
In the days ahead, as we reappraise Edward Snowden's complicated legacy, now two years old -- and as Congress considers a package of sensible NSA reforms -- what's called for is a dose of clear-eyed realism, an appetite for nuance, and a high tolerance for uncertainty.
Former U.S. Attorney General Michael Mukasey on Sunday defended President Barack Obama's constitutional authority to exchange five Taliban prisoners of war for U.S. Army Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl, but suggested that Obama should be impeached anyway.
Former U.S. Attorney General Michael Mukasey on Sunday defended President Barack Obama's constitutional authority to exchange
Former leaders within the Department of Justice and Drug Enforcement Agency, including Michael Mukasey and Bill Bennet, have written a letter to Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid and Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell asking them to defeat the Smarter Sentencing Act.
King has been critical of other potential GOP contenders, who he says have not taken the issue of national defense seriously
But Hannity slammed what he called Obama "power grabs," including bypassing congressional approval on Libya strikes, the
In the weeks surrounding the raid on bin Laden, the government, the intelligence community, the media, and the public displayed a wide variance of views on waterboarding. The intelligence community in particular seems marked by inconsistency and outright contradiction.
And that may reflect the deciding difference between Gingrich and Romney in Florida. While some voters don't like Romney
As Attorney General for President George W. Bush, Michael Mukasey was an NYPD critic. Now's he's become an NYPD apologist.
What U.S. president in recent history has lifted the rhetoric of progressivism to such lofty heights only to throw a wet blanket over the grassroots energy that responded to his vision and got him elected?
Since when does being unpopular warrant a spot on the Foreign Terrorist Organization list? The MEK cannot be maintained on the list because it does not meet the State Department's statutory criteria of being engaged in terrorism.
Listen closely and what you will hear, beneath the babble of political chatter and other mindless political noises distracting you from what's really going on, are the dying squeals of the Fourth Amendment.
It has been nearly a decade since Manadel al-Jamadi, an Iraqi prisoner known as "the Iceman" — for the bungled attempt to
In addition to pressuring the regime through sanctions and offering moral support to the Iranian people's legitimate demands, the US should follow a two-pronged approach in dealing with the opposition.
While Congressional Republicans argue publicly they're not seeking to expand the War on Terror beyond its current parameters, they're quietly making clear elsewhere that they intend to do just that.
I believe Mukasey and his compatriots have every right to advocate for the MEK as they did. But according to the positions Mukasey's own Justice Department advanced, his actions were criminal