It is ironic that just days before the 40th anniversary of the Watergate burglary we should also witness a jaw-dropping act of constitutional defiance by the current president. Then the issue was whether the president was above the law and could bend and stretch the powers of his office for whatever end he dubbed worthy. This time the issue is whether the president can write Congress out of the Constitution.
OBAMA WHITE HOUSE PREPARING A Stonewall 40th Anniversary proclamation. When I teach about the Stonewall riot in Constitutional Law, many students find that era hard to believe. Read Post
JENNIFER RUBIN: Obama vs. The Rule of Law. Read Post
President Obama is the chief executive, obligated by the Constitution to “take Care that the Laws be faithfully executed.” Obama, however, seems to have — by executive order — altered that to read “take Care that the Laws [which he ... Read Post