Peter Strzok sues over firing for anti-Trump texts

Politico

Peter Strzok, a former FBI agent, was dismissed over text messages sent to a colleague that criticized President Trump. Strzok filed a lawsuit on Tuesday against the government over his firing, claiming the government violated his First and Fifth Amendment rights.

Source: https://www.politico.com/story/2019/08/06/peter-strzok-lawsuit-firing-trump-texts-1448615

Trump administration seeks criminal crackdown on pipeline protests

Politico

“The Trump administration is joining calls to treat some pipeline protests as a federal crime, mirroring state legislative efforts that have spread in the wake of high-profile demonstrations around the country.”

Source: https://www.politico.com/story/2019/06/03/trump-administration-seeks-criminal-crackdown-on-pipeline-protests-1499008

Barr levels state-secrets claim in Twitter suit

Politico

“Attorney General William Barr has asserted the state secrets privilege for the first known time since he was sworn in last month, using the controversial legal tool in a lawsuit brought by the social media company Twitter over its bid to publish a more complete account of government surveillance requests.”

Source: https://www.politico.com/story/2019/03/17/william-barr-state-secrets-twitter-1224508?utm_source=CJR+Daily+News&utm_campaign=f3eec2904a-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2018_10_31_05_02_COPY_01&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_9c93f57676-f3eec2904a-174362169