Category: POTUS [President of the United States]

POTUS 45's Corruption Is Egregious But Just "A Drop in the Bucket"

by on October 20, 2018 1:41 pm
Further to earlier posts — such as this one — about the corruption of POTUS 45, please see here for: HOMEPOLITICSPOLITICS FEATURES OCTOBER 10, 2018 1:38PM ET Taibbi: Trump Is Just One Player in a Much, Much Larger Tax Story That big ‘New York Times’ expose should most of all remind us that upper-class tax… Read more POTUS 45's Corruption Is Egregious But Just "A Drop in the Bucket"

Two Important New Pieces -- (1) "Presidential Norms and Article II" & (2) "Presidential Attacks on the Press"

by on October 20, 2018 11:37 am
Please see: (1) Daphna Renan, Presidential Norms and Article II, 131 Harvard Law Review 2187-2282 (2018): Abstract [emphasis added] The nature of the presidency cannot be understood without reference to norms. The written provisions of our constitutional structure do not, by themselves, offer a sufficiently thick network of understandings to create a workable government. Rather,… Read more Two Important New Pieces -- (1) "Presidential Norms and Article II" & (2) "Presidential Attacks on the Press"

Defamation Case Against POTUS 45 Dismissed; Stephanie Clifford (i.e., Stormy Daniels) Will Appeal

by on October 18, 2018 3:24 pm
Following up (here), please see here for: Judge dismisses Stormy Daniels’s defamation case against Trump BY ALICIA COHN AND MORGAN GSTALTER – 10/15/18 06:56 PM EDT *** The case is: UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT CENTRAL DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA (Western Division – Los Angeles) CIVIL DOCKET FOR CASE #: 2:18-cv-06893-SJO-FFM Stephanie Clifford v. Donald J. Trump… Read more Defamation Case Against POTUS 45 Dismissed; Stephanie Clifford (i.e., Stormy Daniels) Will Appeal