Jeffrey Stein  //  12/3/17  //  Topic Update

Though President Trump continues to deny it, the tax bill would certainly benefit him personally (NYT).

The Administration’s handling of the CFPB constitute President Trump’s “swampiest move yet,” writes Dana Milbank in The Washington Post.

  • This is just the beginning of the political fights surrounding the agency, writes Lorraine Woellert at Politico.

Special Counsel Robert Muller is looking into Michael Flynn’s role in a film financed by Turkish interests, and this investigation could implicate many other Trump Administration confidants and officials (WaPo).

The Foreign Corrupt Practices Act is not a general bar against profiting from foreign illegal activity, writes Matthew Stephenson at The Global Anticorruption Blog.


Updates | The Week of February 19, 2018

2/25/18  //  Daily Update

Special Counsel Robert Mueller filed a new charge against Paul Manafort while Richard Gates pled guilty. Meanwhile, President Trump's proposal to arm teachers drew controversy in Washington.

Jacob Miller

Harvard Law School

Updates | The Week of February 5, 2018

2/11/18  //  Daily Update

The Nunes memo set off aftershocks; agencies scrambled to implement the Trump Administration's policies to mixed effect; and Congress passes a budget after a brief overnight shutdown.

Updates | The Week of January 15, 2018

1/21/18  //  Daily Update

The week began with Martin Luther King Jr. Day and ended with a government shutdown on the anniversary of President Trump's inauguration.

Jacob Miller

Harvard Law School