The House Committee on the Judiciary filed a response to the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia’s order to show reasoning for why the committee’s motion to compel former White House counsel Don McGahn to testify before Congress should be designated as related to the committee’s efforts to obtain materials from a grand jury.
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The president’s surprise decision not to levy a quota on uranium imports emphasizes the White House’s power over trade.
Judge Randolph Moss of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia vacated on Friday a presidential proclamation barring people who enter the country outside ports of entry from seeking asylum. The policy had been temporarily enjoined by a judge in the U.S. District Court for the District of Northern California. The ruling is available here and below.
In is meeting with Prime Minister Imran Khan, Trump heaped praise on Pakistan when he should have been raising the pressure.
President Trump filed a lawsuit against the House Committee on Ways and Means, New York State’s attorney general and the state’s tax commissioner on Tuesday, to block the release of multiple years of his state tax returns. Trump filed this suit “in his capacity as a private citizen” after the Ways and Means Committee sued the Treasury Department for his tax returns.
Chief Justice John Roberts’s census ruling may strengthen deference to executive discretion when wielded by a future normal presidency, but for select occasions, he has revived a neglected counterdeference tool—pretext analysis.
For those who want to figure out what Mueller has said about Trump, here is a list: all of Trump’s actions as detailed in the Mueller report.
A diplomat’s job is to represent his government’s position stoutly in public and to advise it with unstinting candor privately. Sir Kim Darroch has done both.
The House Committee on Oversight and Reform has filed its brief before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit in Trump v.
In a new Washington Quarterly article, the authors argue that the post-World War II expansion of the presidential alliance powers enables President Trump to weaken alliances from within.