Both parties should aim to reestablish checks and balances that have been piddled away over the past six decades, so Congress can reassert its proper role in American governance.
It’s strange that a president who transformed national discourse left America with a negligible policy legacy. But Barack Obama deserves it.
In trade war terms, Trump’s tariffs are the equivalent of invading Iraq without first getting a UN resolution—or congressional authorization.
Everyone is so distracted by the drama on the President Trump’s Twitter feed that they’re not paying attention to his crackdown on runaway regulation. Good.
Say what you will about Donald Trump — and there’s plenty to say — but he may be the first president in memory to actively limit his own branch’s power.
The Supreme Court has substantially upheld a significant part of the executive power by which President Trump’s immigration order was issued.
Describing President Trump and his flaws, Rebecca Solnit really highlights the great flaw of the American presidency as it becomes ever more monarchical.
Our political culture has degraded to the point where it encourages the worst presidential temptations—and we’ve made waging war nearly as easy as firing off a tweet.
Trump opponents question whether his attorney general is allowed to follow Justice Department regulations, the Constitution, and the practices of presidents from both political parties.
If the word ‘sex,’ as used in Title IX and its implementing regulations, is ambiguous, there is truly no limit to what an agency could redefine under the auspices of ‘expertise.’
The president can lay aside Congress and multiple Supreme Court rulings because he now has the power to simply choose which laws to enforce and which to ignore.
President Trump follows in President Obama’s path of not enforcing Obamacare’s requirement that people disclose their compliance. Nobody cared when Obama did it, but they care now.
Gene Healy, vice president of the Cato Institute, discusses the type of presidency Obama will leave behind on the Federalist Radio Hour.
We should welcome renewed attention to our Constitution post-Election Day. Just because it has lasted this long doesn’t mean it’s safe.
Donald Trump is president. Which means that progressives may finally realize why conservatives get so passionate about limiting the executive branch.
Democrats are about to learn that a legacy built on edicts is easily discarded. That’s good news for the republic.
The Clinton campaign’s ignorance of the very basics of how American government functions is part of a trend of assuming that state and federal executives are elected dictators.
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