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


Congress should begin impeachment proceedings if President Trump withdraws emergency assistance while Puerto Rico still needs it, argues Eugene Robinson (WaPo).

The Founders designed impeachment precisely for someone like President Trump, writes Barbara Radnofsky at the Washington Post.

A group of mental-health professionals has launched “Duty to Warn,” which advocates for the removal of President Trump using the Twenty-Fifth Amendment (New Yorker).

A recent paper from the Brookings Institution makes clear the strong case for obstruction of justice, writes Barbara McQuade at ACSblog.

The Twenty-Fifth Amendment is not the way to remove President Trump from office, writes Jonathan Turley at The Washington Post.

President Trump’s allies worry that losing the House of Representatives in 2018 would mean impeachment (CNN).

The concentration of most guns in the United States in the hands of supporters of President Trump should not raise any special concerns about impeachment attempts, writes Neil Buchanan at Verdict.

Attorney General Jeff Sessions tells lawmakers that he will not discuss his conversations with President Trump regarding the firing of former FBI Director James Comey (WaPo).

A woman who accused President Trump of sexual assault has subpoenaed his campaign for documents about "any woman alleging that Donald J. Trump touched her inappropriately" (The Hill).


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

Updates | The Week of January 15, 2018

1/14/18  //  Daily Update

The White House struggles to quell questions about President Trump's mental fitness.

Zachary Piaker

Columbia Law School