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It Wasn’t Trump who First Defied the Judiciary

With apologies to Mr. Taylor, there absolutely was a U.S. president in “recent memory” who outright defied the judiciary. In fact, his misconduct generated global headlines and triggered a constitutional crisis, which ultimately led to his impeachment.

Mitch McConnell Defends Pro-Illegal Immigration Judge in Trump Case: ‘All of Us Came Here from Somewhere Else’

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is defending Trump University Judge Gonzalo Curiel from Donald Trump’s recent criticism. In particular, Trump has expressed concern that Curiel is biased against him because of Trump’s pledge to enforce U.S. immigration law, build a wall along the Southern border, and keep American jobs from going to Mexico.

Donald Trump, Michael Sexton

Hillary Clinton Attacks Donald Trump on Unsealed Documents in Trump University Case: ‘Scam,’ ‘Preyed on Families’

Likely Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton’s campaign jumped on newly released evidence in the Trump University case against presumptive Republican nominee Donald Trump. On Wednesday, Clinton posted on Twitter, “Trump University’s own employees described it as a ‘scam.’” https://twitter.com/HillaryClinton/status/738011007256137729 https://twitter.com/HillaryClinton/status/738006865100087297 https://twitter.com/HillaryClinton/status/738033823464710144

Scales of justice (Yoshikazu Tsuno / AFP / Getty)

First Obama, Now Trump: Can an Independent Judiciary Survive?

Presumptive Republican nominee Donald Trump reassured many doubting conservatives when he released his list of possible Supreme Court nominations earlier this month. But his latest attack on Judge Gonzalo P. Curiel — the federal judge presiding in the Trump University case — raise doubts about his commitment to judicial independence.

Marco Rubio

Marco Rubio Dumps on Trump

Ahead of the CNN debate, Marco Rubio supporters begged him to challenge DonaldTrump, after the Florida senator lost repeatedly to the billionaire outsider presidential candidate in early states.

Donald Trump Wins Legal Battle in University Case

Donald Trump won a key legal battle last week when a federal district court in California partially decertified a class action lawsuit against Trump and the now-defunct Trump University, which once offered real estate classes.