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18 Feb 2021, 9:05 pm by Alana Sheppard
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.), for instance, called President Trump’s actions a “disgraceful dereliction of duty,” but voted to acquit because he did not believe the impeachment trial was permissible. [read post]
17 Feb 2021, 5:30 am by Jordan Rothman
Wonder if he was told "you're fired"... [read post]
12 Feb 2021, 1:10 pm by Josh Blackman
DRONEY: Well, I think it plays some role, especially in the last four years because the Senate under (Majority Leader Mitch) McConnell appointed so many federal judges. [read post]
12 Feb 2021, 11:53 am by Philip Bobbitt
Frank Bowman recently published an essay in Lawfare that criticized arguments I made in an essay on the site. [read post]
4 Feb 2021, 9:00 pm by Dean Falvy
Citing arguments previously made by Professors Laurence Tribe, Brian Kalt, Stephen Vladeck, Michael McConnell, and others, the House managers’ brief explains the historical background of impeachment in British and American colonial practice, places the Constitution’s various impeachment clauses in contextual relationship to each other, and shows that the Senate has, on several occasions, actually tried impeachments of former officials. [read post]
The appointment of Elliot’s replacement, Eric Soskin, for example, was rammed through the Senate by then-Majority Leader Mitch McConnell in a party-line vote even while the office was investigating whether Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao—McConnell’s wife—favored contracts in Kentucky while McConnell was running for reelection. [read post]
28 Jan 2021, 8:36 am by Eugene Volokh
Michael McConnell (Stanford), a leading constitutional scholar and legal historian: Much of the discussion of the constitutionality of trying Former President Trump on impeachment charges after he has left office consists of motivated reasoning on both sides that no doubt would be the opposite if partisan roles were reversed. [read post]
21 Jan 2021, 12:45 pm
Democrats have no plans to gut the filibuster further, but argue it would be a mistake to take one of their tools off the table just as they're about to govern"). [read post]
20 Jan 2021, 7:15 am by Chuck Finder
In part due to the contentious way in which it was passed in the first place, many Republican policymakers, including [then Senate Majority Leader] Mitch McConnell, essentially refused to participate in any fixes short of repeal. [read post]
18 Jan 2021, 5:00 am by Josh Blackman
Quoted in 'We're in Uncharted Territory': The Thorny Legal Terrain of Gun Store Closures, The Trace (Apr. 3, 2020). [read post]
14 Jan 2021, 9:05 pm by Lynn McDonough
WHAT WE’RE READING THIS WEEK In a report issued by the Brookings Institution, Philip A. [read post]
14 Jan 2021, 4:28 pm by INFORRM
Importantly, Republican leaders who had supported Trump, such as senators Mitch McConnell and Lindsey Graham, agreed. [read post]
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has stated that he intends to hear the impeachment but will not convene the Senate until after Joe Biden has been sworn in as the 46th President of the United States. [read post]
13 Jan 2021, 1:56 pm by Benjamin Wittes
It’s a problem that might take care of itself with time—if we’re lucky. [read post]