“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 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.