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William K. Rashbaum
Senior Writer at The New York Times covering corruption, crime and the myriad miscreants of our time. Contact me at rashbaum(at)nytimes(dot)com or 212-556-8468.
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William K. Rashbaum Apr 22
“Why are you always writing in that book?” President Trump once asked Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster, left, enraged that his national security adviser at the time was taking notes. To Defend Against a Mercurial Boss, Trump Aides Wield the Pen as Shield
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Elie Honig Apr 18
Nailed this. Here's what Barr cut off: "ALTHOUGH the investigation established ... that the Campaign expected it would benefit electorally from information stolen and released through Russian efforts." Seems relevant.
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Shanlon Wu Apr 19
11am/11:1-ish please join me with discussing AG spin on along with the esteemed
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William K. Rashbaum Apr 15
Barr’s Playbook: He Misled Congress When Omitting Parts of Justice Dep’t Memo in 1989 - Just Security
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William K. Rashbaum Apr 11
Crim justice reform has gone awry in Cuomo budget bill, negotiated in secret w/no law enforcement input. Top prosecutor: it will undermine the most effective tools for cutting supply of lethal drugs & handicap fight vs opioid epidemic. “We will all suffer”
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William K. Rashbaum Apr 10
Ruth Reichl's Groaning Board "Save Me the Plums"
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Michael Powell Apr 8
You remember President John V Lindsay? Me Neither. As De Blasio Contemplates a Presidential Run, with a good look at Cautionary Tale from1972
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Michael Schwirtz Apr 8
I’m on The Daily today to talk about my investigation into a mysterious assassination in Ukraine.
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Sally Goldenberg Apr 8
., whom hired in 2017 from Bernie Sanders campaign, will officially leave his comms job at City Hall today to work on mayor's federal PAC ahead of likely 2020 bid. Casca now will be paid by PAC, no longer by taxpayers.
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Lara Jakes Apr 7
The decision to replace Ms. Nielsen comes as little surprise. She was long expected to be fired as Mr. Trump’s dissatisfaction grew over an increase of migrants illegally entering the U.S. at the southwestern border. ⁦⁩ ⁦
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Patrick LaForge Apr 7
Worth taking the morning to read this (try it in print if the endless scrolling seems daunting!)
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Xavier Becerra Apr 4
. Acting Secretary Bernhardt told Congress he was done with lobbying back in November 2016. These docs tell a different story.
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Jonathan Lemire Apr 5
Despite violence and threats against journalists, and some urging by portions of his inner circle, Trump continues to label the media "The Enemy of the People"
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William K. Rashbaum Apr 6
Barr the Redactor? via Read Marty Lederman’s thorough, detailed analysis of what grand jury secrecy and FRCP Rule 6(e) means for Barr’s redactions of the Mueller report.
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Ilya Marritz Apr 4
Timely reminder: Trump appointed as IRS commissioner a tax attorney who wrote an opinion piece arguing that Trump should not release his returns
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William K. Rashbaum Apr 2
Voters can not make informed decisions without information. Thirty-three reporters can not do the work of 340. We can not accept the proposition that The Centre Will Not Hold.
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William K. Rashbaum Mar 31
Russia’s Military Mission Creep Advances to a New Front: Africa
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William K. Rashbaum Mar 26
Incisive examination of how Barr's actions, past and present, have reignited a debate about the role of US law enforcement in politically charged investigations that has roiled since Comey excoriated Clinton ,
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Maggie Haberman Mar 25
Of note - Mueller says unambiguously, per Barr letter, that Russians were behind Wikileaks and other election interference. That is something POTUS has rarely discussed.
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William K. Rashbaum Mar 24
The Manila envelope in her hand held a single sheet of paper. Wearing a black puffer coat, the woman and her delivery were so unassuming that she was able to slip past the crowd of reporters to deliver a monumental message: the Mueller report.
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