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Can a President obstruct Justice?

By David B. Rivkin Jr. and Lee A. Casey

Dec. 10, 2017, in the Wall Street Journal

Speculation about Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation has turned toward obstruction of justice—specifically, whether President Trump can be criminally prosecuted for firing James Comey as director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation or for earlier asking Mr. 944 more words


Jon D. Michaels CONSTITUTIONAL COUP: Privatization's Threat to the American Republic


Professor Jon D. Michaels’ scholarly and teaching interests include constitutional law, administrative law, national security law, the separation of powers, presidential power, regulation, bureaucracy, and privatization. 172 more words


Obama's letter to Trump

Barack Obama (born August 4, 1961) served as the 44th President of the United States from 2009 to 2017. The first African American to assume the presidency in U.S. 113 more words


November 3, 2017 tweetstorm of lunacy

Trump eating mightily from the trough of propaganda and emerges feeling his oats in a tweetstorm of epic proportions.  There’s no need to pick out any particular Fox and Friends segment to attribute today’s tweets to, as the frothy-mouthed Hillary obsession is wall to wall on Fox News. 979 more words


Did Trump Violate His Non-Disparagement Oath? The One To Preserve And Protect The Constitution?

Donald “L’Etat C’est Moi” Trump has now let us know just how frustrated he is by the separation of powers.  He doesn’t seem to be bothered by unfaithfulness to any promise he has ever made, so why would the oath of office be any different?  366 more words

Do "Conservatives" Care About Separation Of Powers Anymore?

Anyone who deserves to call themselves conservative cannot happy hearing a president stomp all over the separation of powers.  If a president grasps at judicial power as well as executive power, and “conservatives” are silent, we are in trouble.  175 more words