“Our Silence Will Serve No One” — Alumni of Brett Kavanaugh’s School Urge Sharing of Information

The Intercept
September 29, 2018
(Co-written with Liliana Segura)

A GROUP OF alumni from Brett Kavanaugh’s high school is calling on fellow graduates to come forward if they have information about any sexual assaults the Supreme Court nominee committed, stating in a new petition, “Please do not remain ...  (Read more)

Here Are 5 Questions the FBI Should Ask Mark Judge About Brett Kavanaugh

The Intercept
September 29, 2018
(Co-written with Akela Lacy)

A LAWYER FOR Mark Judge has said that Judge will talk with agents from the FBI, which is reopening a background check of Brett Kavanaugh — so the question of the moment is, what information can the FBI get out of him?

Judge is in a position ...  (Read more)

The Closer You Look, the Worse Brett Kavanaugh’s Relationship with Mark Judge Appears

The Intercept
September 25, 2018

A QUESTION THAT sounds innocuous — did Brett Kavanaugh and Mark Judge drink and party together at Georgetown Preparatory School? — has become key to figuring out whether an inebriated Kavanaugh sexually assaulted a 15-year-old girl as Judge watched and laughed in ...  (Read more)

Memoir About Brett Kavanaugh’s High School Portrays Culture of Aggression and Excessive Drinking

The Intercept
September 22, 2018

NOT LONG AFTER Mark Judge graduated from Catholic University, he attended the rehearsal dinner for a close friend’s wedding in Washington, D.C. The dinner was in a private room above an Irish bar, and as soon as Judge arrived, he downed a shot of bourbon — and another ...  (Read more)

Trump Finds New Weapon for His War on Journalism — Leak Indictments Aimed at Smearing Reporters

The Intercept
July 15, 2018

Last month, James Wolfe was indicted for lying to the FBI about his contacts with four reporters while he worked for the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence. His indictment, and the media coverage of it, focused to a lopsided extent on just one of the reporters: Ali Watkins, ...  (Read more)

Paul Manafort Has Inadvertently Helped America by Showing the Absurdities of Its Bail System

The Intercept
June 9, 2018

American citizens don’t have a lot they can thank Paul Manafort for. Manafort, President Donald Trump’s former campaign manager, is suspected of colluding with Russia and enriching himself through years of influence-peddling that involved a multitude of financial crimes. ...  (Read more)

Reality Winner Has Been in Jail for a Year. Her Prosecution Is Unfair and Unprecedented.

The Intercept
June 3, 2018

This is a tale of two defendants and two systems of justice.

Christmas was coming, and Paul Manafort wanted to spend the holiday with his extended family in the Hamptons, where he owns a four-acre estate that has 10 bedrooms, a pool, a tennis court, a basketball court, a putting ...  (Read more)

Donald Trump Has Liberated Koreans From the Illusion That America Is Helping Them

The Intercept
May 25, 2018

It’s strange to say, but there is an upside to the goat rodeo way in which President Donald Trump has cancelled, for the moment, his North Korea summit. No president has done a better job of making clear that the United States is an impediment to peace on the Korean ...  (Read more)

James Comey told Obama His Use of Phrase “Mass Incarceration” Was Insulting to Law Enforcement

The Intercept
April 18, 2018

In his new book, James Comey portrays himself as a law enforcement saint who desires only the best for us, and the best is manifestly not President Donald Trump. But if you read “A Higher Loyalty” with more than its anti-Trump morsels in mind, a less benevolent version ...  (Read more)

Trump’s Military Parade Is Ridiculous — but He’s Not the First Politician to Use Soldiers as Props

The Intercept
February 7, 2018

Oh no, there he goes again.

That’s the reaction, generally speaking, to the news that Donald Trump wants the Pentagon to arrange a glitzy military parade. Trump is breaking yet another piece of china in the shop of American democracy, glamorizing the armed forces in the ...  (Read more)