Benjamin Wittes - The Brookings Institution


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Jun 09 2017 Trump Presidency
We found 13 articles in which Benjamin Wittes said something. The most recent Benjamin Wittes’s quote is: “I don't know if we're going to learn substantial new facts, but I think one thing we will certainly learn is how Jim Comey experienced this set of events as they unfolded. If you're trying to understand how inappropriate the president's behavior was, this is one very important component.”. In addition, all sources we refer have quoted Benjamin Wittes 33 times. On this page, you will find all of Benjamin Wittes’s quotes organized by date and topic.
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May 12 2017 - Trump Presidency

The FBI is a tribal organization. You screw with the FBI, you screw with the institution of the FBI, and ... a lot of people are gonna be angry. If you think about how sprawling the allegations are about this group of people, and you imagine that the bureau is more rather than less angry, that might very well shade the way you understand allegations that may drift in your door: how seriously you take them, how you weigh them against traditional predication

May 11 2017

He would need to appoint and get confirmed by the Senate the right attorney general. That's very

May 11 2017 - Trump Presidency

There are, to put it mildly, more proximate concerns. Certainly, a bunch of pesky, scrupulous AUSAs might have to go. Trump might develop a problem with our redoubtable FBI director, who doesn't leave with the outgoing administration and has stared down a president before. But so what? Bill Clinton didn't get along with his FBI director either. Comey will not be there forever

Apr 29 2017

In the bilateral battle between malevolence and incompetence, incompetence is certainly

Apr 06 2017 - Wiretapping

This is really unusual behavior of an oversight committee

Mar 21 2017 - Trumpcare

[W]e learned that there is an open-ended Russia investigation with no timetable for completion, one that's going hang over Trump's head for a long time, and one to which the FBI director is entirely

Mar 14 2017

Never before in my lifetime has either political party been led by a man with such an unusual combination of - from a national security perspective, anyway - terrifying liabilities, . In the national security space, it is a particularly pernicious lie, . Our tools are too dangerous. In a way I never did with George W. Bush or Barack Obama or Bill Clinton, I will write about the actions of the Trump presidency with the working assumption that our nation must be protected both by and from the

Mar 14 2017

I'm an unabashed apologist for strong national-security authority. That's why I might be more alarmed by Trump. If you believe, as I do, that the scope and range of presidential authority is great, that puts a lot of weight on the civic virtue and decency of the individual who holds the

Mar 14 2017

Consider this a major bureaucratic uprising on the part of career foreign service officers against the

Mar 02 2017

He may have just screwed up. It's not a crime to be wrong under

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