Jeffrey Epstein’s associate Ghislaine Maxwell was just arrested. Epstein was a super-shady socialite and convicted sex offender, Maxwell was his socialite companion, and had been rumored to procure and groom young girls for Epstein and his friends. It appears there may be a political angle to Maxwell’s arrest. Epstein entertained important people at his parties, including a number of men in Trump’s circle, as well as Trump himself.
- March 22, 2020Stacking the Courts. Supreme Court watcher and podcaster Dahlia Lithwick tells Bill, “This is happening almost in the dark of night... There is this stealth attack on government agencies and their ability to regulate themselves. It is happening at the U.S. Supreme Court under our noses.”
- August 25, 2017The president is moving at a rapid clip to put ideological allies on the bench.
- February 2, 2017Our system of checks and balances made it possible for the judiciary to push back this weekend.
- December 24, 2013A roundup of some of the stories we're reading this morning at Moyers & Company HQ...