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Klukowski: Jerrold Nadler Rejects Constitution’s Limitations on Impeaching Trump

House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler said Congress can impeach PresidentTrump for matters that are not crimes, and also for alleged acts that he claims Trump committed before becoming president, rejecting key limits that the Framers of the Constitution placed on Congress’s impeachment power.

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Trump Could Silence Comey, But Lets Him Speak

President Donald Trump has constitutional authority to prevent former FBI Director James Comey from testifying before Congress by invoking executive privilege but instead has chosen to let his former top investigator speak publicly.

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Trump Diffuses Constitutional Crisis by Leaving Paris Treaty

President Donald Trump’s decision on Thursday to leave the Paris Agreement may have saved the federal government from an embarrassing court defeat, because there is a serious constitutional argument that the agreement was unconstitutional unless ratified by the Senate as a treaty.

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Graham’s 2020 Tax Law for POTUS Candidates Unconstitutional

Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) is proposing a federal law that would require all candidates for president to release their 1040 personal income tax returns, including President Donald Trump. But such a law should not survive a court challenge, because it would be unconstitutional.

Sen. Lindsay Graham, D-S.C., quotes Supreme Court nominee Sonia Sotomayor's oft-criticized remark about her Hispanic heritage affecting judicial decisions, as she testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, July 14, 2009, before the Senate Judiciary Committee. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)

Donald Trump: Ted Cruz Needs Court Ruling on Citizenship; A GOP Candidate Must Sue Him

Donald Trump told Fox News’ Greta Van Susteren Thursday night that he believes Sen. Ted Cruz should get a declaratory judgment from a federal court, ruling that Cruz is a natural born citizen eligible to run for president. What Trump may not know—but which his lawyers should have told him—is that Cruz can only get such a ruling if Trump sues him first.

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