Yesterday’s joint hearing in front of the House Judiciary and Oversight Committees was the first public hearing Congress held with the official who launched the Russia probe two years ago.
While President Trump undoubtedly introduced more foibles into the legislative process, he has not changed its fundamental dynamic.
If President Trump were my client, I would make Robert Mueller crawl over hot coals all the way to the Supreme Court and back before I would give up a single scrap of paper.
Every one of Trump’s actions cited as grounds for an obstruction charge are well within the powers of the presidency, regardless of intent.
Every four-year term, a president appoints around a fifth of the judiciary. They continue shaping our world long after the president who appointed them has left the White House.
Getting the Senate back to work doesn’t require changing its rules. Republicans have all the tools they need to curb Democrats’ ability to obstruct their agenda.
President Trump has plenty of qualified, pro-life nominees in tow. Yet that’s not enough, because getting them confirmed has been nearly impossible.
An unwillingness to let go will lead to gridlock and inaction as the majority party is unable to resolve its internal disputes yet also unwilling to advance the legislative process.
Senate Republicans can confirm President Trump’s Supreme Court nominees without using the filibuster-killing nuclear option. Here’s how.
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