A look at the history, law and questions relevant to Congress’s consideration of creating a new legal office.
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After months of attempting to persuade the members to appear voluntarily, the January 6 select committee has subpoenaed five Republican House members to testify.
Including talent provisions in the final version of the House bill should be central to the U.S. strategy to reshore the defense industrial base and stay competitive with China.
Congress needs to rethink tax law so it can complement other economic tools. And Congress needs to act soon, because overreliance on other tools—financial sanctions, export controls and tariffs—threatens their long-term viability.
Other remedies don’t work. Congress should revive its own power to impose sanctions for contempt.
Congress is considering major proposals that seek to provide greater transparency from social media companies.
Robert Costello and two co-counsel have now moved to dismiss the charges against Bannon based on a series of internal Department of Justice memoranda that stretch back decades.
If the committee wants to hold public hearings on its findings, it will have to start moving more quickly.
Congress should remedy dangerous weaknesses in the ECA that invite uncertainty as to the various roles that state and federal actors, as well as the different branches of government, play in the process.
The group agrees that Congress should reform the ECA in time for the 2024 election, and offers both core reform principles and specific proposals for statutory revision in an effort to contribute to a constitutionally sound bipartisan consensus in Congress.