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Senator Graham’s Proposed Return to the Independent Counsel Statute and the Problem of Impeachment Anxiety Syndrome

As Congress begins to respond more forcefully to Donald Trump’s excesses, a new proposal is taking shape: legislation to limit the president’s capacity to fire the special counsel. Lindsay Graham appears to be leading this charge, working with Cory Booker and others, and they plan to introduce a bill this week. The details are so far limited.

Executive Power

If the Attorney General Is Fired, Who Acts as Attorney General?

Although Attorney General Jeff Sessions has reportedly expressed no inclination to resign, President Donald Trump’s evident and quite public “disappointment” over Sessions’s (clearly correct) decision to recuse himself from investigations relating to the 2016 presidential campaign raises the prospect of a potential vacancy in the office of the attorney gen


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