Tag: Logan Act

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Washington Post Against Enforcing Logan Act Before It Was For It

The Washington Post, whose pages include numerous articles supporting the idea that President Donald Trump violated the Logan Act before his inauguration, once dismissed the law in an editorial as an irrelevant atavism when used to criticize the acts of prominent Democratic officeholders.

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Byron York: Lame-Duck Obama Abused Logan Act to Damage Trump

Washington Examiner Byron York has laid out a compelling case against the lame-duck Obama administration, arguing that it abused the obscure Logan Act as a pretext for investigating the incoming Trump administration and “to entangle the new administration in a criminal investigation as soon as it walked in the door of the White House.”

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Matthews: GOP Letter to Iran Violation of Federal Law

During his “Let Me Finish” segment on Monday’s broadcast MSNBC’s “Hardball,” host Chris Matthews charged that Senate Republicans that signed on to a letter to the Iran leadership warning that any agreement that may be made with President Barack Obama pertaining