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Morning Briefing: Donald Trump Lashes Out After Russia's Prime Minister Humiliates Him

2 weeks agoFilm / Film Reviews : Pajiba

Good morning! The Russian Prime Minister tweeted this yesterday. The Trump administration has shown its total weakness by handing over executive power to Congress in the most humiliating way— Dmitry Medvedev (@MedvedevRussiaE) August 2, 2017 The US establishment fully outwitted...

Adam Huss, Madeline Zima & Grant Bowler To Topline Indie Drama ‘Painkillers’

EXECUTIVE: Power actor Adam Huss, Madeline Zima, and Grant Bowler have signed on to star in Painkillers, an indie drama from director Roxy Shih (The Tribe). Written by Giles Daoust, the film also co-stars Debra Wilson (Mad TV) and American...Show More Summary

Trump blasts Russia sanctions bill he just signed into law as 'seriously flawed'

President Donald Trump signed a new sanctions bill targeting Russia, Iran, and North Korea into law on Wednesday, despite calling the legislation "seriously flawed" and saying it "improperly encroaches on executive power, disadvantages...Show More Summary

Vladimir Putin Doesn't Understand the Limits of Donald Trump's Power

2 weeks agoNews : The Cutline

The Russian president just doesn't get American checks and balances on executive power

View from the Left: After catastrophic week, Trump turns to executive power for satisfaction

The chickens finally came home to roost. Who could've known that mocking a war hero might have consequences—that a guy who had survived five tortuous years in captivity might have the last laugh? Not someone with the keen perceptionShow More Summary

Russia sanctions bill gets heavy support, heads to Trump

Trump's vow to extend a hand of cooperation to Russian President Vladimir Putin has been met with resistance as skeptical lawmakers look to limit the executive power's leeway to go easy on Moscow over its meddling in the 2016 presidential...Show More Summary

Russia sanctions bill exposes Trump's legislative tug of war

Trump's vow to extend a hand of cooperation to Russian President Vladimir Putin has been met with resistance as skeptical lawmakers look to limit the executive power's leeway to go easy on Moscow over its meddling in the 2016 presidential...Show More Summary

Poland's governing conservatives seek to control Supreme Court

Poland's governing conservatives tabled a bill in parliament on Thursday that would subjugate the Supreme Court to executive power, in a move the liberal opposition slammed as "the announcement of a coup". The ruling Law and JusticeShow More Summary

Trump’s Travel Ban 2.0 Goes Into Effect, Setting the Stage for SCOTUS Battle Over Executive Powers

2 months agoNews : Truthdig

Hanadi Al-Haj prays on Thursday in the Tom Bradley International Terminal at Los Angeles International Airport as she waits for her Yemeni mother to arrive from Jordan via Istanbul. (Mark J. Terrill / AP Photo) The State Department issued...Show More Summary

Lawmaker asks LePage to allow guns in Maine Statehouse

A Republican lawmaker is asking Gov. Paul LePage to use his executive power to let lawmakers carry concealed weapons in the Maine Statehouse. Rep. Richard Cebra wrote a letter to … Click to Continue »

Trump's 'Muslim ban' dealt new blow by US appeals court

Immigration 'not a one-person show' and security not a 'talismanic incantation' for executive power, judges rule.

Joe Scarborough: Steve Bannon Is President Of The United States

3 months agoNews : Huffington Post

Donald Trump is the president in title only. So says MSNBC host Joe Scarborough, who used his platform on “Morning Joe” Friday to single out chief adviser Steve Bannon as the ultimate source of executive power in the White House, based on Trump’s decision to pull the U.S. Show More Summary

McConnell Rejects Call for Special Prosecutor

“Before President Trump was even sworn into office, congressional Republicans made a pledge: They would be a check on executive power, they said, often making the independence of the legislative branch a centerpiece of their own election campaigns last year,” [...]

Firing Comey was legal. That doesn’t mean it was a good idea.

In the immediate aftermath of President Trump’s decision to fire FBI director James Comey, what do we know? Three quick points: It’s legal. According to a series of Supreme Court decisions interpreting “the executive power,” presidents...Show More Summary

Firing Comey is a thuggish abuse of executive power

Donald Trump’s firing of James Comey has to be the most thuggish, venal act committed by a U.S. president since Richard Nixon’s desperate Saturday Night Massacre. Trump is trying to shut down the investigation with the most potential to cripple — or perhaps even end — his presidency. He is attempting a power play straight […]

Turkish referendum rallies in Europe made headlines. Did they affect election results?

Turkey’s recent referendum, which ended its parliamentary system by transferring all executive powers to the president, has been a source of contention within its borders, as well as outside them. President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s Justice and Development Party, or AKP, along with his government ministers and MPs, led active “Yes” campaigns in an array of […]

Nepal: Chief justice Sushila Karki suspended

Sushila Karki suspended after MPs filed impeachment motion accusing her of bias and interfering with executive powers.

Nepal's top judge suspended after impeachment motion filed

Nepal's first female Supreme Court chief justice was suspended after an impeachment motion was filed in Parliament accusing her of bias and interfering with executive powers. Sushila Karki, who held … Click to Continue »

Turkish opposition lawmaker appeals to European court over referendum

4 months agoNews : The Lookout

A lawmaker from Turkey's main opposition CHP said on Friday he had submitted an appeal to the European Court of Human Rights demanding the annulment of a referendum that granted President Tayyip Erdogan sweeping executive powers. Musa...Show More Summary

Excerpts from Governor Cooper's newest lawsuit opposing GOP power grab

4 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : BlueNC

Just the fact he is forced to do this is infuriating: 4. This General Assembly's continued, direct attacks on executive authority unconstitutionally infringe on the Governor's executive powers in violation of separation of powers, and improperly delegate legislative power without adequate guiding standards. Show More Summary

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