Alexandra Widas  //  10/21/17  //  Topic Update


With little support from the White House, Congress must step up to help Puerto Rico recover, argues Rep. José E. Serrano (D-N.Y.) at The Hill.

 President Trump met with Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rosello at the White House (WaPo).

  • President Trump rated the federal response to Hurricane Maria as “a 10” (WaPo).

California signed into law the California Religious Freedom Act, which would prevent participation by state and local officials in any federal “Muslim registry” (Religion Clause).


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 15, 2018

1/21/18  //  Daily Update

The week began with Martin Luther King Jr. Day and ended with a government shutdown on the anniversary of President Trump's inauguration.

Jacob Miller

Harvard Law School