The administration’s floundering response to the pandemic, along with its efforts to limit oversight through existing mechanisms, provides ample evidence of the need for a congressional probe.
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It’s worth taking a step back to understand how Trump’s recent actions deviate from the contemporary legal framework governing inspectors general.
The House of Representatives has filed its brief before the Supreme Court in the consolidated cases Donald J. Trump v. Mazars USA, LLP, et al and Donald J. Trump v. Deutsche Bank AG, et al, regarding whether the court should invalidate four subpoenas to the companies from three separate House committees regarding President Trump's financial and business reports. The committees ask the court to affirm the lower courts' judgments that the House can issue the subpoenas, and argue that, "Many momentous separation-of-powers disputes have come before this Court . . .
Judge Amy Berman Jackson had a particularly difficult job on Thursday.
75 Years After a Historic Meeting on the USS Quincy, U.S.-Saudi Relations Are in Need of a True Re-think
The crown prince is toxic. It's time for fundamental changes.
On Monday night, Sen. Mitch McConnell (R.-Ky.) released his proposed rules for the Senate impeachment trial. The resolution can be found here and below.
In speeches sounding the alarm about “toxic” precedent, Sen. Mitch McConnell has set forth a questionable view of the law of impeachment with serious implications for the future of this constitutional remedy.
On Friday, the Lawfare Podcast hosted a conversation on the wide-ranging policy implications of the U.S. strike that killed Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps’ leader Qassem Soleimani and Abu Mahdi al-Mohandes, deputy commander of Iraq’s quasi-official Popular Mobilization Forces and leader of the Iraqi militia and PMF Keta’ib Hezbollah.
The administration's decision-making process seems as broken today as when the president entered office.
The Soleimani strike was likely within the president’s domestic legal authority to pursue. But in certain ways, it may push that authority’s limits.