Eric Lichtblau is a Washington journalist and a two-time Pulitzer Prize winner. He was a reporter in the Washington bureau of the New York Times for nearly 15 years until 2017, and a reporter for the Los Angeles Times for 15 years before that. He has also written for the New Yorker, TIME, USA Today, and other publications. He is the author of three nonfiction books — “Bush’s Law: The Remaking of American Justice,” “The Nazis Next Door: How America Became a Safe Haven for Hitler’s Men,” and “Return to the Reich: A Holocaust Refugee's Secret Mission to Defeat the Nazis.” He is currently working on a book about the sharp rise in hate crimes by far-right extremists.
VoicesTrump’s DOJ Was Wrong to Seize My Phone Records
These are precarious times for journalists and their sources, as the seizure of my call records shows.
FBI Seized Congressional Cellphone Records Related to Capitol Attack
The inclusion of congressional phone data in the FBI investigation raises thorny constitutional questions.
VoicesDid the FBI Downplay the Far-Right Politics of Las Vegas Shooter Stephen Paddock?
After Paddock killed 58 people in 2017, the FBI said he had no political motives. The evidence demands a second look.
In Buried Report, U.S. Government Admits Major Failures in Confronting Domestic Terrorism
The analysis offers an unusually self-critical view of gaps and weaknesses in the government’s response to homegrown terror threats.