Articles by Kim Wehle (page 2)

May 14, 2020 5:30 am

Michael Flynn Can’t Just Walk Away from His Guilty Pleas

Unless the disgraced former national security advisor is pardoned, that is. The judge overseeing Flynn’s case won’t just accept the DOJ’s request to drop the charges.
Kim Wehle
May 12, 2020 6:53 pm

What the Supreme Court Clash Over Trump’s Taxes Means for Democracy

Are a president’s personal actions beyond the reach of the law—and even beyond the reach of congressional subpoena?
Kim Wehle
May 7, 2020 8:37 pm

Flynn Dismissal: Bill Barr Thumbs His Nose at Justice

Mike Flynn admitted lying to investigators. But the attorney general puts Trump above truth.
Kim Wehle
May 7, 2020 5:30 am

Another Scandal.
Another Whistleblower.
Another Impeachment?

Rick Bright was fired for speaking out against Trumpian interference in science and medicine.
Kim Wehle
May 4, 2020 5:30 am

Forget Competence, Trump Wants Loyalty

The president’s cronies want to hunt out anyone in government who won’t kowtow to him.
Kim Wehle
April 27, 2020 5:30 am

Federalism vs. Trumpism

The president has flopped and flailed. The governors have stepped up.
Kim Wehle
April 19, 2020 5:28 am

Don’t Make a Federal Case Out of Drive-In Church Services

Cities shouldn’t prohibit drive-in church services and the DOJ shouldn’t get involved in unnecessary litigation during a time of crisis.
Kim Wehle
April 13, 2020 11:24 pm

Trump Claims ‘Total’ Authority to Order States Open

Nope: It’s up to the governors. Trump’s latest assertions of presidential power have no basis in constitutional reality.
Kim Wehle
April 6, 2020 5:30 am

Why Trump Fired an Inspector General—and Why It Matters

The IG who told Congress about the Ukraine whistleblower last year has been booted from office.
Kim Wehle
March 27, 2020 5:30 am

The Coronavirus and the Surveillance State

Tech companies can track us and hand our data over to the government. It’s time to think seriously about better privacy protections.
Kim Wehle