Under a Reconstruction-era statute, a new lawsuit aims to hold former President Donald Trump and others responsible for the events of Jan. 6. But can it succeed?
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Constitutional structure, founding-era understanding and later precedents all reinforce the imperative of employing impeachment to protect constitutional government—even if the president’s term has already ended.
Some observers have argued that the First Amendment protects President Trump from conviction before the Senate for his inflammatory rhetoric. Senators should not take this argument seriously.
How the presidentially appointed CEO of the federal media agency hijacked his agency for the president’s political purposes.
It is a harbinger of things to come, and it completes a disturbing fact pattern in which the president used his office’s powers to obstruct justice.
Tweets from Trump and his inner circle show how close the Trump campaign is in tone and style to Russian disinformation. This type of disinformation poses huge challenges for U.S. democracy, and for the Republican Party.
The last hundred days of the Trump presidency—if that’s the period we’re in—gives rise to a number of distinct concerns about the excesses of an lame-duck president of an unconventional disposition.
Why we published “After Trump: Reconstructing the Presidency,” the latest book by Bob Bauer and Jack Goldsmith.
Several proposed reforms would stop presidential administrations from using their informational advantages to circumvent the will of Congress.
President Trump’s executive order taking aim at Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act is just the most recent in a long line of proposals from both sides of the aisle to potentially limit the statute’s broad scope.