Entity: Congress

News Roundup: Above the Law

May 3, 2019
From his mixing of business with public service to his resistance to congressional investigations, Trump and his administration have been operating as if they are above the law.

The Imperial Presidency and the End of Congressional Oversight

May 1, 2019
Donald Trump's administration may only last four years, but its changes to America’s three co-equal branches of government will likely last much longer.
(Photos: Gage Skidmore, S Pakhrin)

The Dangers of Constitutional Hardball

April 29, 2019
The Trump administration’s actions over the past week and a half suggest that it may have decided to adopt a strategy of across-the-board stonewalling, violating a half-century of norms.
(Photo: Gage Skidmore)

News Roundup: Trump Administration’s Defiance of Congressional Subpoenas

April 26, 2019
Trump and his administration are refusing to even negotiate in good faith with congressional investigators.

White House Defies Congressional Subpoena — Without Asserting Executive Privilege

April 23, 2019
The White House ordered the personnel security director not to appear before Congress, without asserting any kind of executive privilege to account for its defiance of Congress’ constitutional prerogatives.

News Roundup: All Eyes on the Mueller Report

April 19, 2019
It's (almost) all about the Mueller report.

Why Congress — and the American People — Deserve to See Trump’s Tax Returns

April 17, 2019
You just filed your taxes with the IRS — it's time for Trump to share his with you.

Barr Must Give Congress Mueller’s Investigative Work, Not Just His Report

April 15, 2019
Unlocking the Mueller investigation — courtesy of Hillary Clinton and the GOP.

News Roundup: DeVos, Mnuchin, Barr Testify in Congress

April 12, 2019
This week was packed with high-profile hearings on Capitol Hill, with some contentious results.

Flashback: The First Time Robert Mueller Wrote Memos to William Barr about Special Counsel Investigations

April 9, 2019
Thousands of pages of uncovered documents present snapshots of the first Bush administration’s final year, from correspondence about past scandals to memos from Mueller to Barr.