Bill Blum: Kavanaugh has wisely declined to comment on the op-ed or the calls for his impeachment. Trump, on the other hand, has proceeded with the usual reckless abandon.
Bill Blum: No one is more acutely aware of the macabre parlor game involving her possible demise than Ginsburg, who continues to weather the speculation with wit, grit and a graceful sense of irony. I
Bill Blum: The Constitution should be read as a “living document,” taking into account not only the Constitution’s text and history but also giving due consideration to contemporary values, social needs and evolving traditions.
Bill Blum: Anyone who doubts that Trump is a racist either is extraordinarily gullible, isn’t paying attention, doesn’t care, or worse, is a racist himself or herself.
Bill Blum: Chief Justice John Roberts rules the roost—and while he may be a swing vote, make no mistake: Roberts is no liberal.
Bill Blum: An estimated $35 million was spent to fund Mueller’s work; now it’s time for ordinary Americans to hear from him under oath.
Bill Blum: But what about Clinton and the Democrats? With all the attention on Trump, it’s easy to forget the Clinton campaign’s election law transgressions associated with paying for the Steele dossier.
Bill Blum: If you are looking for confirmation that the Supreme Court is moving ever further to the right, you don’t have to wait for its decisions in a pair of pivotal cases concerning partisan gerrymandering and the census.
Unless and until Assange’s prosecution is dismissed, no publication will be safe from the Administration’s vengeance and overreach. he prosecution of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange under the Espionage Act represents a dangerous turn in President Donald Trump’s war on the First Amendment. Whether you love Assange or loathe him, it is vital to understand the […]
Bill Blum: The current Democratic leadership, guided by Majority Leader Nancy Pelosi of California, fears that a Trump impeachment will more closely resemble the failed campaign to remove President Bill Clinton from office than the successful effort against Nixon.
Bill Blum: Though not explicitly mentioned, a concept of the presidency that constitutional scholars call “the theory of the unitary executive” is deeply embedded in the attorney general’s testimony.
Bill Blum: he idea for reinstating the citizenship question came from discussions including White House chief strategist Steve Bannon and former Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach, both of whom have long histories as proponents of anti-immigrant policies.
Bill Blum: If you want to understand the Mueller report, the last thing you should do is rely on Barr’s attempts to summarize Mueller’s findings.