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Irrespective Of Travel Ban, Trump Has Broad Executive Powers On Immigration Enforcement

If eight years under Obama rule, 6 of which included Republican majorities in Congress, taught us anything, it's that Presidents have fairly broad authority to govern through executive orders and rules changes implemented at the 100's of government agencies responsible for overseeing our every move. Show More Summary

Trump Challenges The Limits Of Executive Power

When Donald Trump learned that a federal district court had refused to reinstate his Muslim ban last week, he tweeted in all caps, "SEE YOU IN COURT!" Aside from this strange reaction to a court decision, Trump's angry outburst raises...Show More Summary

McConnell: Trump Isn’t Above Judicial Review [VIDEO]

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Politico reports: The executive powers of President Donald Trump are not above judicial review, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Wednesday, offering gentle pushback that followed assertions from White House senior policy adviser...Show More Summary

Germany picks Frank-Walter Steinmeier to be president

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The German president has little executive power but is viewed as important moral authority.        

Court refuses to endorse Trump travel ban

There are limits to executive power, and President Trump has just run slap bang into them. Last night an American court again refused to uphold his travel ban, leaving Mr Trump venting his fury on Twitter about what he called the “disgraceful decision” and vowing to fight back.

The Ninth Circuit Reminds President Trump That There Are Limits to His Executive Power

The judiciary's response to Donald Trump's travel ban has been a remarkable and unambiguous defeat for the president. This piece originally appeared at The New York Review of Books.  The unanimous decision on Thursday by the Ninth Circuit...Show More Summary

Seth Meyers Needs a Stiff Drink to Get Through the History of Trump’s Ridiculous Tweets

With the week (mercifully) winding down, Seth Meyers took a step back to observe how President Trump’s recent actions have revealed his reckless, abusive attitude toward executive power. “Just in the past few days, he’s used his status...Show More Summary

Trump Already is Imploding AND Unitary Executive Power

King Donald appears to think he's still a CEO, or worse, the owner of the American Gov't. This is somewhat understandable because there are few (if any) institutions more dictatorial than a Mega Corporation...and that's the atmosphere our President is used to. Show More Summary

Trump’s Court Battle in Perspective

The media have also continued a double standard in their coverage of presidential executive power.

The Power Line Show, #45: John Yoo on Trump, Gorsuch, and the Next Broadway Hit

(Steven Hayward) Typical of the New York Times, I thought on Monday, to run an op-ed article attacking Trump for testing the limits of executive power, until I noticed it was by our friend John Yoo. So amend that thought: Typical of the New York Times to find a conservative to criticize a Republican president. Show More Summary

A president faces her day in court as South Korea's political crisis heats up

It was a high-stakes clash of executive power versus the rule of law: Prosecutors stood at the gates of South Korea’s Blue House, where the president lives and works, demanding entry to carry out a court-approved search warrant. For the second time in recent months, aides to impeached President...

Executive power: A quiz

President Trump has been in office less than three weeks, but he’s already signed nearly two dozen executive orders. The flurry of actions on health care, immigration and other issues have generated a lot of attention — and some confusion … Continue reading ? The post Executive power: A quiz appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

The author of the torture memos provides Donald Trump a few tips on getting away with murder

Losing John Yoo on executive power is like having Napoleon give you a nudge over being a bit full of yourself. Even the author of the torture memos, who provided George W. Bush with cover on a series of executive actions that rangedShow More Summary

John Yoo, government lawyer who OK'd torture, thinks Trump is "executive power run amok"

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John Yoo authored the "Torture Memos" which provided the government with legal advice on getting away with torturing prisoners. Whenever the media needs someone to exemplify "conscious amorality in support of state power," he's our man. Show More Summary

White House predicts courts will reinstate travel ban

WASHINGTON (AP) — Rebuffed in its bid for a quick reversal, the White House said Sunday it expected the courts to reaffirm President Donald Trump's executive power and reinstate a ban on refugees and travelers from seven predominantly Muslim countries from entering the United States. The San Francisco-based 9th U.S. Show More Summary

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