Alexandra Widas // 10/21/17 //
The Trump Administration’s agreement that insurance subsidiaries violate the Constitution may open the door to lawsuits over the specifics of how the Executive Branch spends tax dollars (NYT).
Greg Katsas, deputy White House counsel, is expected to face stiff scrutiny from the Judiciary Committee as President Trump’s nominee to the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals (Politico).
President Trump has nominated prolific bloggers to the federal bench, but Republican Senators have stuck by his picks (Politico).
Attorney General Sessions’s testimony to the Senate Judiciary Committee suggested that the public does not fully understand the “significance of the error” James Comey made during the Clinton investigation (The Hill).
The Trump Administration may inspire greater congressional oversight of the federal bureaucracy, writes Chris Walker at Notice & Comment.
President Trump has complained about Democratic senators obstructing his judicial nominees, but he has had more judicial nominees confirmed than President Obama by this point in his term (AP).