There was a time in American history — nearly all of it up to the presidency of Woodrow Wilson — when the federal government followed basic constitutional norms. With some unique and discrete exceptions, like the Civil War, Congress wrote the laws, t…
William Barr, the attorney general of the United States, now faces a likely contempt citation for failing to comply with a congressional subpoena and for misleading Congress.
Russian interference in the 2016 American presidential election was substantial but most folks don’t seem to care that much.
The essence of obstruction is deception or diversion — to prevent the government from finding the truth.