Although Congress was not represented in President Kennedy’s close group of decision-makers during the Cuban missile crisis, the sentiment expressed by the legislative branch heavily influenced decision-making on both sides of the Iron Curtain during the confrontation.
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The United States is seeing a troubling rise in unaccompanied children crossing the U.S.-Mexico border. Resolving the problems at the border will require action from the Biden administration, Congress and the courts.
On Tuesday, March 23, 2021, at 1:00 p.m., the House Foreign Affairs Committee will hold a hearing on reclaiming congressional war powers.
On Tuesday, March 23, 2021, at 11:00 a.m., the House Rules Committee will hold a hearing on reforming the War Powers Resolution.
Efforts to shield post-breach investigations through the attorney work-product and attorney-client privileges are bad for cybersecurity.
The coronavirus pandemic has been a boon for malicious cyber actors who engage in criminal activity.
Trump’s acquittal made clear that the bar for convicting ex-officials is higher—but not insuperable. More than two-thirds of the Senate left the door open to convict ex-officials in the future.
An understandable focus on impeachment has obscured the breadth of work Congress has undertaken in other areas to respond to the Jan. 6 insurrection.
Read alongside one another, these clauses can lead to striking and provocative conclusions.