Donald Trump becomes the 45th President of the United States today shortly after 12 p.m. Here is a look at some facts about the inaugural event and the all-important oath of office.
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President-elect Donald J. Trump is donating hotel room fees from foreign government officials and setting up a business trust to satisfy a potential conflict with the Emoluments Clause. But will the moves be enough to end a debate about the little-known constitutional provision?
Today marks an important anniversary in American history: the congressional declaration of war on Japan on December 8, 1941. But since then, Congress has rarely used its constitutional power formally issue a war declaration.
Lyle Denniston, Constitution Daily’s Supreme Court correspondent, was at Monday’s two-hour Supreme Court arguments about voting districts and race, where the eight Justices sought to make progress on an elusive issue.
Lyle Denniston, Constitution Daily’s Supreme Court correspondent, explains why the American people must rely upon Congress – no matter which party controls the House and Senate – to monitor the relationship between a president and a family business.