Susan Hennessey is a Senior Fellow in National Security in Governance Studies at the Brookings Institution. She is also the Executive Editor of the Lawfare blog, which is devoted to sober and serious discussion of "Hard National Security Choices.” She focuses on national security issues surrounding cybersecurity, surveillance, federal terrorism prosecutions, and congressional oversight of the intelligence community.
Prior to joining Brookings, Ms. Hennessey was an attorney in the Office of General Counsel of the National Security Agency. At the NSA, she advised operational elements on matters relating to Information Assurance and Cybersecurity and represented the Agency on cybersecurity legislation and related executive actions.
Hennessey received her J.D. from Harvard Law School and B.A. from the University of California, Los Angeles.
January 22nd, 2020 | 44 mins 19 secs
impeachment, mcconnell, presidency, schumer, senate, trial, trump, unitary executive
On today's Bulwark Podcast, Benjamin Wittes and Susan Hennessey from Lawfare join host Charlie Sykes to break down the first day of the impeachment trial, and discuss their new book "Unmaking the Presidency: Donald Trump's War on the World's Most Powerful Office."