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The Horowitz Horror Show

The inspector general is circumspect in his judgments but the facts speak clearly. WSJ, By Holman W. Jenkins, Jr., Dec. 10, 2019 7:04 pm ET Justice Department Inspector General Michael Horowitz testifies on Capitol Hill, June 18, 2018. Photo: mandel ng...

A Trail of FBI Abuse

WSJ, By The Editorial Board, Dec. 9, 2019 7:38 pm ET Readers can look at the detailed executive summary and decide for themselves. But our own initial reading confirms the worst of what we feared about the bureau when it was run by James Comey. The FBI...

The ‘Vindication’ of James Comey

The former FBI director should be apologizing to Carter Page. WSJ, By William McGurn, Dec. 9, 2019 7:33 pm ET Former FBI Director James Comey arrives to testify on Capitol Hill, June 8, 2017. Photo: brendan smialowski/Agence France-Presse/Getty Images...

Mr. Schiff’s Impeachment Opus

His overstatements reveal the weakness of the Democratic case.WSJ, By The Editorial Board, Dec. 3, 2019 7:16 pm ET Adam Schiff speaks in Washington, D.C, Dec. 3. Photo: brendan smialowski/Agence France-Presse/Getty ImagesThese columns warned that once ...

Biden, Burisma and the Obama Administration

Why didn’t White House lawyers manage the Ukraine conflict of interest? From WSJ: By James Freeman , Nov. 26, 2019 5:38 pm ET It is my understanding that on February 4, 2016, the Ukrainian Prosecutor General’s Office, under the direction of Prosecutor ...

Who Will Turn Over the 2016 Rocks?

The republic can survive the truth, but the FBI and CIA probably can’t. WSJ, By Holman W. Jenkins, Jr., Nov. 26, 2019 6:50 pm ET James Comey, former director of the FBI, speaks in Salzburg, Austria, June 21. Photo: Alex Kraus/Bloomberg NewsA forthcomin...

Sondland’s Unimpeachable Offenses

Witnesses are providing more detail about what we already know. By The Editorial Board, WSJ, Nov. 20, 2019 7:09 pm ET Gordon Sondland speaks during a House Intelligence Committee impeachment inquiry hearing in Washington, D.C., Nov. 20. Photo: Al Drago...

The Impeachment Kangaroo

The Pelosi-Schiff impeachment shows what has gone so badly wrong with Washington. By Daniel Henninger, WSJ, Nov. 20, 2019 6:56 pm ET Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky in Kyiv, May 20. Photo: U.S. Embassy Kyiv UkrainePresident Trump took a moment f...

America’s Inner-City Cartels

By Robert L. Woodson, WSJ, Nov. 18, 2019 7:06 pm ET Photo: Getty Images/Uppercut RFHeadlines were seized this month by the ambush and murder of three American women and six children by drug traffickers in Mexico. Americans were naturally shocked by the...

This Impeachment Subverts the Constitution

The impeachment power is quasi-judicial and differs fundamentally from Congress’s legislative authority. The Constitution assigns "the sole power of impeachment" to the House—the full chamber, which acts by majority vote, not by a press conference call...