Lawfare is compiling a selection of executive actions taken by President Biden to implement his administration’s policies on federal service reforms.
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If and when the United States revises its procedure for authorizing nuclear use, it should also establish better procedures to consult with allies and to assess legality of the order.
A panel of three judges in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit today unanimously ruled that the House of Representatives has standing to challenge President Trump’s reallocation of funds in the federal budget to construct a border wall.
A federal judge on Aug. 20 threw out President Trump’s effort to block the Manhattan district attorney from subpoenaing his financial records.
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Three protesters accused members of the Trump administration of violating their First, Fourth and Fifth Amendment rights, as well as the Posse Comitatus Act, in a complaint filed in D.C. federal court On June 11, 2020. Seeking relief under Bivens and the Posse Comitatus Act, the protesters allege that while demonstrating peacefully in Lafayette Square they were sprayed with tear gar and hit with rubber bullets so the president could clear the crowd and attend a photo-op at a nearby church.
Democratic members of Congress today released the transcript of an interview conducted last week with former State Department Inspector General Steve Linick, who was abruptly fired last month.
On Friday, President Donald Trump sign a memorandum under the Defense Production Act ordering the secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services to "use any and all authority available under the Act to require General Motors Company to accept, perform, and prioritize contracts or orders for the number of ventilators that the Secretary determines to be appropriate." The memorandum is pursuant to an executive order signed by the president on March 18.
Congress has told the Trump administration that it has to produce a public war powers report by March 1. And if that doesn’t happen, private citizens can now sue over it.