“The Justice Department’s top national security official is resigning from his position after revelations that the department under President Donald Trump secretly seized records from Democrats and members of the media.” And it wasn’t just Dems. “The Justice Department secretly subpoenaed Apple in February 2018 for account information of then-White House Counsel Don McGahn, as well as his wife, and secured a gag order barring the company from telling them about it.”

+ “Nothing that is meant to be over is actually over. Because nothing was ever really litigated in the first instance.” Slate’s Dahlia Lithwick on The Price of No Consequences for Trump. (Or as I like to put it, whatever goes unpunished becomes the norm.)