Donald Trump isn’t the only President to ever criticize the judicial branch.
It’s Abraham Lincoln’s 208th birthday today, but you wouldn’t know it by watching the number of states that observe the day as a paid holiday.
Abraham Lincoln, the man, was a national figure for a little less than a decade in his lifetime. But Lincoln, the legend, is a daily part of most American’s lives as a figure represented in currency, pop culture and our geography.
President Trump’s attempt to strictly limit immigration of people from Mideast nations, stalled for now by court orders, moves into a new and important phase in the coming week. The White House may produce an entirely new order, even as two federal courts will be pondering their next legal steps.
General James Mattis received a waiver allowing him to take the job, despite his recent retirement. Is this good for democracy?
Lyle Denniston, Constitution Daily’s Supreme Court correspondent, says the Ninth Circuit’s ruling on President Trump’s immigration executive order is an affirmation of an independent and watchful judiciary.
It was on this day in 1967 that two states, Nevada and Minnesota, made the Constitution’s 25th amendment a reality, clearing up questions about presidential succession that dated back to the Founders’ time.
Constitution Daily Supreme Court correspondent Lyle Denniston analyzes the Ninth Circuit Appeals Court decision that keeps in place a temporary ban on the White House order sharply limiting immigration of people from the Mideast.
A Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals panel has upheld a temporary restraining order related to the Trump administration’s executive action on immigration from seven Mideast nations and the admission of refugees into the United Sta
Michele Jawando of the Center for American Progress and John Malcolm of the Heritage Foundation discuss the judge’s record and potential to shape the Court.