President Trump prepares to meet Pope Francis as his recently released budget shows just how different his philosophy is from the one that drives the leader of the world’s Catholics.
Reports that presidential aides asked senior intelligence officials to help shut down the FBI investigation put those staffers in legal jeopardy.
The president’s budget suggests entirely eliminating these bodies, from the Appalachian Regional Commission to the National Endowment for the Arts.
Nothing in the text or history of the amendment is stopping the vice president, Cabinet, and Congress from determining that the president is “unable to discharge the powers and duties of his office.”
As assistant secretary in the Department of Homeland Security, Sheriff David Clarke might have less direct authority than he wields over inmates in the county jails.
The American president’s first international trip has been explicitly framed in terms of religious identity.
I admire former Senator Lieberman, which is why I don’t think he should become head of the FBI.
Recent revelations suggesting the president pressured his now-ousted FBI director raise questions about the attorney general’s autonomy.
The framers all agreed that the power to remove the executive would have to be lodged somewhere.
House Speaker Paul Ryan’s press conference showed that the GOP is slowly changing its tune on the president.
The president’s incompetence may yet save the country that put him in the White House.
After a week of chaos in Washington, the president finally found a friendly crowd at Liberty University.
Republicans floating Merrick Garland for FBI director should be careful what they wish for.
How—and when—will the White House carry out its verbal commitment to protect persecuted minorities overseas?
The president and his advisors believe loyalty to the country and loyalty to him are the same thing.
Given the president’s feelings on personal pique, he might have expected Democrats to welcome the firing of a man they felt cost them the White House.
The former FBI director’s attempts to protect the bureau’s independence may have fatally compromised that independence.
Whether the president was attempting to shut down an investigation, or simply venting his frustration, his dismissal of his FBI director evoked comparisons to the Watergate era.
Contextualizing the deputy attorney general’s memorandum on the former FBI director
James Comey’s dismissal asks the right which they value more: defending a president whose policy agenda they generally support or defending the norms that preserve liberal democracy.