The response to the Russia investigation and Gina Haspel’s CIA nomination reveals a watchdog complicit in protecting the president from accountability.
In attempting to both appease the intelligence community and ostensibly roll back its powers, lawmakers are making a mockery of the reform effort.
Brian Benczkowski, a former aide to Jeff Sessions, will soon be in a position to share information about the grand jury investigation with the president.
Lawmakers are finally getting serious about cybersecurity, but a proposed bill would also limit the president’s ability to cozy up to the Russians.
The administration and its allies are using legitimate concerns about America’s spying to distract from the Russia controversy.