Editor's Brief

This Is a Very Worrisome Development

February 9, 2018 5:42 p.m.

Rachel Brand, the number three person at the Justice Department, is stepping down from her position. This news broke only a short time ago and initial reports at least suggest it is voluntary. She’s taking a job in the private sector. But this strikes me as potentially a very big deal and not in a good way. Not in terms of the integrity of the Russia probe.

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