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Kim Wehle

Kim Wehle is a contributor to The Bulwark and a professor at the University of Baltimore School of Law and a former assistant U.S. attorney and associate independent counsel in the Whitewater investigation. Her forthcoming book, How to Read the Constitution and Why, will be published in spring 2019; follow her on Twitter @kim_wehle.

Articles by Kim Wehle

March 15, 2019 4:53 am

The Argument That the President ‘Cannot Be Indicted’ Is Surprisingly Weak

It’s not in the Constitution. It’s not a law. It’s not even a regulation.
Kim Wehle
March 5, 2019 12:04 pm

Why Congress Is (Properly) Redoing Much of the Mueller Probe

Remember: There may be no wildly revealing public report from the special counsel.
Kim Wehle
February 27, 2019 6:53 pm

The Five Biggest Takeaways from Michael Cohen’s Testimony

What Cohen had to say about the president—and what our system of democracy should do about it all.
Kim Wehle
February 27, 2019 9:43 am

Michael Cohen’s Testimony Is Really About Impeachment

Forget the racism and bluster and vanity. This is about high crimes and misdemeanors.
Kim Wehle
February 26, 2019 1:03 pm

Congress Needs to Ask Michael Cohen: Is the Country Safe with Trump in Office?

The answer might be obvious, but we should hear the question anyhow.
Kim Wehle
February 22, 2019 10:45 am

How the Supreme Court Struck a Blow Against the Imperial Presidency

Timbs v. Indiana was a setback for greedy local governments. But it sent a message to the federal government, too.
Kim Wehle
February 14, 2019 4:18 am

What’s the Big Deal About the Inaugural Committee ‘Pay to Play’?

Politicians have long raised money by selling access. It gets problematic, though, when foreign nationals are doing the buying.
Kim Wehle
February 8, 2019 6:40 pm

3 Things to Know About Matthew Whitaker and Executive Privilege

In a fiery hearing today, acting attorney general Matthew Whitaker laid an important card on the table: executive privilege.
Kim Wehle
January 30, 2019 12:09 pm

Remember Mueller’s Russia Indictments? They Matter Now More Than Ever.

As the 24/7 circus spins around Roger Stone—the latest criminal defendant among a slew of Donald Trump advisers…
Kim Wehle
January 19, 2019 4:45 am

What Do You Mean ‘No Mueller Report’?

The real bombshell from the William Barr hearings.
Kim Wehle