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Tracking Trump's Conflicts of Interest

The Sunlight Foundation’s Tracking Trump’s Conflicts of Interest project provides a free, searchable database detailing President Donald J. Trump’s known business dealings and personal interests that may conflict with his public duties as President of the United States. 10 more words

Executive Branch

Congress for Kids

This website has a lot of valuable information about the U.S. government. It is great for 3-5th graders who are studying the government and how it functions. 77 more words

Freedom to Protest

In an effort to shut down public protests in the nation’s Capitol, the Trump administration has proposed a few new rules.

Public comments regarding the changes are sought until October 15th, 2018. 55 more words

Executive Branch

May Prosecutors Take Direction From the President?

From the abstract for Rebecca Roiphe & Bruce A. Green, May Prosecutors Take Direction From the President?, 87 Fordham Law Review ___ (2018):

What would happen if the President could control federal prosecutors and directed them to make discretionary decisions that are normally reserved to trained professionals familiar with the facts, law, and traditions of the Department of Justice? 114 more words

Current Affairs

The State of the Republic

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The Constitution of the United States, Article II, Section 3, Clause 1, suggests that The President “shall from time to time give to the Congress Information of the State of the Union, and recommend to their Consideration such measures as he shall judge necessary and expedient.” 781 more words

Politics, Social Issues

#SutterMedia: The Silent Majority's Hostile Takeover Of The GOP & The Game Plan Moving Forward

This site is opinion-based news media built and run by an American citizen for the purpose of covering, commenting on, advocating for, promoting, and highlighting the ‘America 1st’ agenda as articulated by the Trump campaign and, later, the Trump administration. 555 more words

Democrats

Exploring "Executive Branch Lawyering" with US Judge David Barron, former head of Department of Justice OLC

Who decides how America wages war?

What does “commander in chief” mean?

What (national or international) laws govern the United States’ waging of war?

How and by whom are those law identified, interpreted, decided, and implemented?

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