Deceptive campaign tactics and dirty tricks cut more deeply into democracy when a president—rather than any other candidate—engages in them.
Bob Bauer served as White House Counsel to President Obama. In 2013, the President named Bob to be Co-Chair of the Presidential Commission on Election Administration. He is a Professor of Practice and Distinguished Scholar in Residence at New York University School of Law, as well as the co-director of the university's Legislative and Regulatory Process Clinic. In 2020, he served as a senior advisor to the Biden campaign.
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Bill Barr volunteers his disturbing view of John Durham’s mission.
The group agrees that Congress should reform the ECA in time for the 2024 election, and offers both core reform principles and specific proposals for statutory revision in an effort to contribute to a constitutionally sound bipartisan consensus in Congress.
There is clear bipartisan support for National Emergencies Act reform with an IEEPA exclusion.
A bill before the House could give Congress what it needs in its conflicts with the executive branch while acknowledging executive branch prerogatives and broader constitutional traditions.
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