Category: Congressional Investigations

A Libretto for Impeachment

People sometimes ask for good basic texts about impeachment generally.  Given the operatic nature of the recent and upcoming hearings, and the recent release of...

The Privileged Few

From Morgan Chalfant at The Hill, notes on the production of that political and constitutional theater known as “executive privilege”: Jack Sharman, a former special...

Spring Drinks, Bill Barr, Bruce Lee

I loathe Cinco de Mayo cocktails. They are generally ill-conceived and ill-prepared. But, if you insist, here is a set of recipes from Cowboys and...

Whitewater and Russian Rapids

On “The 11th Hour with Brian Williams” to discuss the Mueller indictments: Jack Sharman – MSNBC – The 11th Hour with Brian Williams (Oct. 31,...

Lessons From An Ex-Congressional Lawyer

Almost two decades ago, I learned several lessons as a Congressional lawyer, some more useful than others.  Here is a 59-second summary of the better...