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Just for Perspective: Investigations Take Longer When Presidents Don’t Wiretap Themselves

It has now taken longer to hold Trump accountable than it took to get Richard Nixon to resign after the Watergate break-in. Even assuming those were comparable timelines, a number of things distinguish the January 6 investigation from the far less complex Watergate one, starting with the fact that, unlike Nixon, Trump is not known to have wiretapped himself.

Beryl Howell’s Biggest Secret: Whether Bill Barr Killed the Egyptian Bank Investigation

The biggest secret that Beryl Howell brings with her, as she ends her tenure as Chief Judge of DC, is whether the closure of the investigation into a suspected $10 million donation from Egypt to Trump in September 2016 was political interference from Bill Barr or a legitimate investigative dead end.