Zachary Piaker  //  1/14/18  //  Topic Update


While the President holds an obligation to ensure faithful execution of the laws, Congress holds sole authority to appropriate resources for that power’s exercise and thus is not duty-bound to provide resources necessary for the executive branch’s fulfillment of its constitutional functions, argues Zachary Price at Take Care.

 


Updates | The Week of February 19, 2018

2/25/18  //  Daily Update

Special Counsel Robert Mueller filed a new charge against Paul Manafort while Richard Gates pled guilty. Meanwhile, President Trump's proposal to arm teachers drew controversy in Washington.

Jacob Miller

Harvard Law School

Updates | The Week of February 5, 2018

2/11/18  //  Daily Update

The Nunes memo set off aftershocks; agencies scrambled to implement the Trump Administration's policies to mixed effect; and Congress passes a budget after a brief overnight shutdown.

Updates | The Week of January 22, 2018

1/28/18  //  Daily Update

The House and Senate passed a three-week-long spending bill, clearing a path to end the shutdown of the federal government. Under President Trump, the Senate has not engaged in its customary independent review of judicial nominees.