Lindsay Beyerstein

Lindsay Beyerstein covers legal affairs, health care and politics for the Editorial Board. An award-winning documentary filmmaker, she’s a judge for the Sidney Hillman Foundation. Find her @beyerstein.

The battle of the Jeffs

June 24, 2022 /

The fate of the Justice Department and Trump’s coup.

The coup conspirator confesses

June 16, 2022 /

John Eastman admitted he knew his scheme to overturn the 2020 election was illegal. He admitted he told Donald Trump the same.

Trump’s inner circle gets tighter

June 6, 2022 /

Peter Navarro has a fool for an attorney.

Hang Mike Pence? Not a bad idea, Trump reportedly said

May 31, 2022 /

The former president does not joke.

Leaked emails show that Trump lawyer thought allegations of fraud were unnecessary for stealing an election

May 17, 2022 /

The fraud facade falls away.

New trove of texts reveal Oath Keepers’ role on J6

May 9, 2022 /

They expected Trump to declare martial law.

To compel his testimony, the J6 committee paints Mark Meadows as Donald Trump’s point man in bid to overturn the election

April 30, 2022 /

Inside the 248-page motion to dismiss his claims of privilege.

Libs of TikTok ruined lives with smears. Taylor Lorenz exposed its creator with journalism

April 24, 2022 /

The rightwingers want you to think they’re the same. Yeah, no.

We now have evidence of Trump’s two-tiered coup

April 16, 2022 /

New recording shows insurgents storming the US Capitol intended to pressure Republican lawmakers into overturning the election.

The Republicans and their allies take an eliminationist turn

April 12, 2022 /

It’s recognizable in totalitarian regimes overseas.