Category Archives: President

Advice and Consent

He shall have the Power, by and with the Advice and Consent of the Senate…–Constitution Article II, Section 2 Brian Leiter is a professor at the University of Chicago Law School. In the Washington Post he writes: Given the complexity … Continue reading

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How to Spot Fake News

Carolyn Thompson, in an article written for the Associated Press, advises on how to spot fake news. Here are her suggestions: Consider where it was first published? Is there a source? Is the source reliable? Has it been “fact checked?” … Continue reading

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White House Correspondents’ Association

In early 1914, the White House announced that Woodrow Wilson would hold a series of regularly scheduled press conferences. To the dismay of career White House reporters, whispers swirled that a congressional committee would determine which journalists deserved invitations. Eleven … Continue reading

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Must we live with President Trump for four years?

Must we live with President Trump for at least four years? Most likely we must. Brian Dickerson discusses this at length in the Detroit Free Press article cited.   Here are some unlikely possibilities: Impeachment Twenty-fifth Amendment Resignation Impeachment is … Continue reading

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Reed Lauds White House Efforts to Bolster US Manufacturing

“Listening is always the right thing to do …”–Tom Reed    (Tom would do well to practice what he preaches.) Reed Fights for Jobs Tom wrote: Tom Reed continued his fight for U.S. manufacturing jobs and his commitment to working … Continue reading

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Tom Reed on transparency

“I am, to a large extent, an environmentalist; I believe in it. But it’s out of control,” Trump told reporters Tuesday. Search results REED VOTES TO REQUIRE OBAMA ADMINISTRATION TO PROVIDE TRANSPARENCY ON NATIONAL SECURITY SEQUESTRATION PLANS; Continues Fight to … Continue reading

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The President’s Cabinet matters

The Twenty-fifth Amendment (Amendment XXV) to the United States Constitution deals with succession to the Presidency and establishes procedures both for filling a vacancy in the office of the Vice President, as well as responding to Presidential disabilities. The President’s … Continue reading

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