Surprise, surprise: The one matter on which the over-his-head president appears to have a strategy is how to get convicted people off the hook.
Michael Waldman is president of the Brennan Center for Justice at NYU School of Law, and former chief speechwriter for President Bill Clinton.
In Maine, the first try at a new reform will either be a glorious reaffirmation of the people’s power to rule—or a fiasco.
Nixon thought he could get away with the Saturday Night Massacre until thousands of telegrams helped force him to appoint a new prosecutor and release his damning tapes.
There is not a single word about an individual’s right to a gun—which the Supreme Court ‘discovered’ less than a decade ago—in Madison’s notes from the Constitutional Convention.
If he’s convicted, it could mean the end of Obamacare. But the Menendez case also reveals the subtle layers of what constitutes modern-day corruption.
After his henchmen droned on about how the commission has no preconceived notions, Trump cut through the cant and commanded them to bring him the dirt.
It’s going to take money (gulp) and bipartisan will (double gulp). But we’re so vulnerable. And remember GOPers, someone might want to help Democrats next.
Some states laws just flatly prohibit release of some of the information. Guess which state prohibits the release of voters’ Social Security information? Kris Kobach’s Kansas.
In agreeing to hear the Wisconsin gerrymandering case, we can only hope the high court—um, that is to say, Anthony Kennedy—has decided it’s time to end or curtail this practice.
If he really wants to bolster public confidence in the integrity of elections, he can step down from Trump’s commission, run for governor, and let the voters decide.