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 former president does not joke.
Leaked emails show that Trump lawyer thought allegations of fraud were unnecessary for stealing an election
The fraud facade falls away.
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
Inside the 248-page motion to dismiss his claims of privilege.
The rightwingers want you to think they’re the same. Yeah, no.
New recording shows insurgents storming the US Capitol intended to pressure Republican lawmakers into overturning the election.
It’s recognizable in totalitarian regimes overseas.
It’s hard to see anyone reading the judge’s scathing analysis and doubt whether a criminal investigation is necessary.
The former president isn’t a kingmaker. Mo Brooks is a loser.
The myth of the US funding secret biolabs in Ukraine is an old Russian disinfo campaign. Rightwing dupes are falling for it
The latest smear of a US program to help former Soviet republics.