The recent indiscretion exposes the conflicts within the legal team between the representation of the Office and the defense of Donald Trump.
Bob Bauer served as White House Counsel to President Obama, and returned to private practice as a partner at Perkins Coie in June 2011. In 2013, the President named Bob to be Co-Chair of the Presidential Commission on Election Administration. He is a Professor of Practice and Distinguished Scholar in Residence at New York University School of Law, as well as the Co-Director of the university's Legislative and Regulatory Process Clinic.
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The constitutional catastrophe could well be an entirely outdated understanding of impeachment.
President Trump has offered a meaningless explanation of his decision to pardon Joe Arpaio—and a very clear statement about the “rule of law” in his government.
A decision to pardon Joe Arpaio would mark a fateful step for the Trump presidency.
Charlottesville demonstrates that Trump is uniquely unwilling to honor and uphold the core conception of full equality for all citizens under the Constitution and the law.
On the Role of Congress and the Courts in the Special Counsel Investigation: A Brief Reply to Rick Pildes
Giving the courts license to adjudicate Robert Mueller's removal would help excuse Congress from confronting its responsibility to exercise the impeachment power—and complicates that exercise.
Senator Graham’s Proposed Return to the Independent Counsel Statute and the Problem of Impeachment Anxiety Syndrome
Legislation to limit the president’s capacity to fire the special counsel is a bad idea.