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Kim Wehle

Kim Wehle is a contributor to The Bulwark. She is currently a visiting professor and fellow in law and government at American University’s Washington College of Law. She is the author of How to Read the Constitution—and Why (HarperCollins, 2019). She is also a professor at the University of Baltimore School of Law, a former assistant U.S. attorney, a former associate independent counsel in the Whitewater investigation, a CBS News legal analyst, and a contributor to the BBC. Follow her on Twitter @kim_wehle.

Articles by Kim Wehle

January 24, 2020 5:40 am

Normalizing Trump’s Abuse of Power

The risk to the presidency if Trump isn’t held accountable.
Kim Wehle
January 22, 2020 5:20 am

A Trial That Isn’t a Trial?

On Day One, Senate Republicans shot down House managers’ requests to bring witnesses and new evidence into the Trump trial.
Kim Wehle
January 21, 2020 5:30 am

The New Evidence Against Trump Since He Was Impeached

From Parnas to Nunes, a quick summary of the details that have come to light over the last month.
Kim Wehle
December 30, 2019 6:00 am

How Impeachment Trials Work

Clearing up misconceptions about what will happen in the Senate now that Trump has been impeached.
Kim Wehle
December 18, 2019 6:00 am

“The Framers’ Worst Nightmares”

The Judiciary Committee report explains the grim constitutional stakes in the Trump impeachment.
Kim Wehle
December 10, 2019 5:44 am

The Trump Defenders Make Their (Weak) Case

They still can’t explain why the president withheld aid from Ukraine.
Kim Wehle
December 4, 2019 9:03 pm

Constitutional Scholars Explain: This Is Just Why We Have Impeachment

Today’s Judiciary Committee hearing highlighted the constitutional stakes in the Trump impeachment process.
Kim Wehle
December 4, 2019 8:01 am

Phone Records Drag Nunes into the Ukraine Scandal

Instead of grilling witnesses during last month’s hearings, Devin Nunes should have been answering questions himself.
Kim Wehle
November 20, 2019 5:22 pm

Six Takeaways from Gordon Sondland’s Testimony

After Day Four of the public hearings, articles of impeachment are an absolute certainty.
Kim Wehle
November 19, 2019 3:41 pm

The Republicans’ Impeachment Shrug

By Day 3 of the hearings, the only argument left for Trump’s defenders is postmodern nihilism: You can’t make us care.
Kim Wehle