Judge in Trump’s election interference case rejects ‘hostages’ label for jailed Jan. 6 defendants

WASHINGTON — The judge overseeing former President Donald Trump‘s election interference case rejected the notion Wednesday that jailed defendants charged with some of the most violent crimes of the U.S. Capitol riot are “hostages” – a label Trump and his allies have frequently used to describe the prisoners. U.S. District Judge Tanya Chutkan said the […]

I Think They Made a Mistake

The criminal indictment of former President Donald Trump is an unprecedented miscarriage of justice that should give every American pause. For decades, legislatures have been funneling power to prosecutors, while accountability and transparency have been whittled away to the point that justice is malleable and elusive. This case shows the dangerous consequences of weaponizing the […]