Last fall, when Barry Berke suddenly catapulted to fame as the lawyer who nailed former Trump campaign manager Corey Lewandowski during his testimony before the House Judiciary Committee, I chased him down.

I wanted to get the inside scoop about his role as the House Judiciary special oversight counsel—the committee handling the presidential impeachment inquiry. Like any sensible lawyer in that position, Berke politely declined my invitation. But he did assure me that he would happily answer all my questions once his job was concluded.