A district judge in Maryland said, in light of the new evidence, he would reconsider whether the Trump Administration’s decision to add the citizenship question to the 2020 census was motivated by discriminatory intent. President Trump announced his intention to nominate Army Secretary Mark Esper as the Secretary of Defense after the former acting Secretary, Patrick Shanahan, withdrew from consideration. The Trump Administration finalized its replacement for the Obama-era Clean Power Plan, the Affordable Clean Energy rule, which gives states more flexibility to set their own emissions goals.
Versus Trump: A Ninth Circuit Compromise
This week on Versus Trump, Jason and Charlie discuss the Ninth's Circuit's recent somewhat cryptic, compromise decision regarding the ban on service by transgender individuals in the military. Listen now!
Legitimacy and the Supreme Court
It is illegitimate to consider legitimacy. So say many conservatives who seem terrified that Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. might care about public perception of the U.S. Supreme Court. But they are wrong.
Versus Trump: Bet You Can't Untie This Knot
This week on Versus Trump, Jason, Charlie, and Easha discuss a decision undoing the Trump Administration's new rules that would ban much online gambling. The opinion also leads them into a discussion of the powers of district judges, the Office of Legal Counsel, the Attorney General, and more. Listen now!