Oversight

Play of the Day: Trump's Twitter Feed Is a Public Forum, Like MySpace In 2005

A judge rules in favor of those blocked by the president

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Nominee to Run Government Ethics Office Says He Won’t Tweet Like His Predecessor

Rounds tells senators he’d have a dialog with White House on its own issues.

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No One Knows If a President Can Be Indicted

Scholars disagree on existing precedents—and the question won’t be settled until evidence leads a prosecutor to try it.

Play of the Day: Trump Hereby Demands An Investigation Into The Investigation

The president took to Twitter again and used some curious language.

Justice Department IG Michael Horowitz

Justice Watchdog Has Legal, If Not De Facto, Independence from Trump

President’s demand that the Justice Department probe alleged FBI campaign “spy” is unusual.

Play of the Day: When Bill Gates Met Donald Trump

The tech billionaire spoke with the real estate billionaire and it did not go well.

Report: IG Is Investigating State Dept. Reassignments

House Democrats had requested an inquiry into career staff being moved to FOIA office, other posts.

On Politics

Republican Leaders Confront an Immigration Revolt on Two Sides

As House moderates near success in forcing votes on DACA, Speaker Paul Ryan is facing another uprising from the conservatives who tanked the farm bill on Friday.

Report: How HHS Buried Information About the Affordable Care Act

A transparency group analyzed the removal and demotion of information related to Obamacare on a federal website.

Scott Pruitt reacts while testifying before a Senate Appropriations subcommittee on May 16.

EPA Chief Sets Up a Legal Defense Fund

Scott Pruitt said he will follow White House advice on donor disclosure.

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