When the Framers designed the Constitution’s separation of powers, they thought that Congress would be the most powerful of the three branches. Today, most observers of government would agree that Congress is by far the weakest.
As a reason for objecting to Kavanaugh’s appointment, the claim that the judge would destroy affordable health care is not supported by records from his many years of government service.
Despite what President Trump’s opponents say, the Constitution makes clear that the president has the power to order the Justice Department to end any and all investigations he wishes.
Progressives are right to fear Judge Brett Kavanaugh, but it is not his views on abortion, race, or gay marriage that will haunt them.
Political democracy depends on the existence of a responsible opposition that challenges the party in power vigorously while remaining loyal to our basic institutions.
This week on Banter, AEI Visiting Fellow Jay Cost joins the show to discuss his new book “The Price of Greatness: Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, and the Creation of American Oligarchy.”
President Trump may like to spring a surprise on the news media, but with his announcement Monday night of Brett Kavanaugh for the Supreme Court he went with the safe choice.
Trump’s approach to choosing Anthony Kennedy’s successor will reveal much about how he intends to win in 2020.
The Supreme Court‘s widely expected decision in Janus v. AFSCME struck down public sector unions’ ability to charge agency fees to public employees who aren’t union members, delivering a significant blow to teachers unions’ power.