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Recent articles by Charlie:

Trump Sues to Block Release of White House Papers to Jan. 6 Inquiry

The case raises novel constitutional questions about the scope of an ex-president’s executive privilege powers if the current president disagrees. → Read More

Trump-Era Special Counsel Secures Indictment of Lawyer

The defendant, Michael Sussmann, is accused of lying to the F.B.I. in a meeting about Trump and Russia. He denies wrongdoing. → Read More

Durham Is Said to Seek Indictment of Lawyer at Firm With Democratic Ties

The lawyer, Michael Sussmann, is accused of lying to the F.B.I. in a 2016 meeting about Trump and Russia. He denies wrongdoing. → Read More

Proponents of Post-Trump Curbs on Executive Power Prepare New Push

House Democrats are framing their efforts as a rebuke of Donald J. Trump’s record as would-be reformers seek Senate Republican support. → Read More

Proponents of Post-Trump Curbs on Executive Power Prepare New Push

House Democrats are framing their efforts as a rebuke of Donald J. Trump’s record as would-be reformers seek Senate Republican support. → Read More

Texas Abortion Case Highlights Concern Over Supreme Court’s ‘Shadow Docket’

A process intended to help the court deal with emergency petitions and routine matters has grown into a backdoor way of making major policy decisions. → Read More

Mueller Scrutinized an Unidentified Member of News Media in Russia Inquiry

The scrutiny was one of several new disclosures the Justice Department made about investigative actions involving the news media during the Trump years. → Read More

Member of ISIS ‘Beatles’ Cell Plans to Plead Guilty in Abuse of Hostages

An upcoming change-of-plea hearing for Alexanda Kotey suggests he is cooperating with prosecutors and could provide details about victims. → Read More

White House Weighs Clemency to Keep Some Drug Offenders Confined at Home

Biden officials are exploring what should be done with inmates in home confinement whenever the pandemic emergency ends. → Read More

Court Allows Biden’s Replacement Evictions Ban to Remain in Place for Now

The policy is now headed to the Supreme Court, where it is expected to face a tough reception. → Read More

Watchdog to Scrutinize Fox News Host’s Claim the N.S.A. Spied on Him

Tucker Carlson accused the government of intercepting his emails without disclosing that he had been reaching out to the Kremlin. → Read More

As Democrats Seethed, White House Struggled to Contain Eviction Fallout

The president was surprised by the reaction to the White House’s decision to ask Congress to extend an eviction ban, leading to a 36-hour scramble to keep people in their homes. → Read More

Biden Administration Transfers Its First Detainee From Guantánamo Bay

The Biden team picked up where the Obama administration left off with the repatriation of a Moroccan man, reducing the prison population to 39. → Read More

Pentagon Weighs Proposal to Send Dozens of Troops Back to Somalia

The plan for a “train and assist” mission would partly reverse President Donald J. Trump’s withdrawal of nearly all American ground forces from the country. → Read More

Garland Confronts Long-Building Crisis Over Leak Inquiries and Journalism

Prosecutors’ approach to unauthorized disclosures of government secrets has undergone a sea change in the 21st century. → Read More

White House Disavows Knowledge of Gag Order on Times Leaders in Leak Inquiry

The Justice Department also said it was changing its policy to bar seizing reporters’ phone and email records in hunts for their sources. → Read More

McGahn Breaks Little New Ground in Closed-Door Testimony

A transcript of the former White House counsel’s appearance, which ended a two-year dispute between the Justice Department and Congress over a subpoena, will be made public next week. → Read More

Trump Administration Secretly Seized Phone Records of Times Reporters

The admission by the Biden Justice Department followed similar recent disclosures to The Washington Post and CNN. → Read More

McGahn Is Likely to Testify Next Week on Trump’s Efforts to Obstruct Russia Inquiry

A delay is said to have stemmed from an initial threat by former President Donald J. Trump to intervene, but he apparently reversed course. → Read More

Trump Justice Dept. Tried to Use Grand Jury to Identify Nunes Critic on Twitter

An unsealed court filing shows that the social media company fought the subpoena, which the Biden administration is said to have withdrawn. → Read More