Press’s Sacrifice of Credibility for Rosenstein rumor mill threatens First Amendment

September 24, 2018
Monday began with a flurry of news reports regarding Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein’s status of employment, ranging from declarations that Rosenstein had resigned to claims that his firing was… Read More

ICYMI: Top reads on Congress

September 21, 2018
By Marian Currinder Philip A. Wallach, “Congress: Difficult by Design,” National Review: “Congress is an embodiment of America’s unmatched commitment to pluralism. As… Read More

Upcoming Event: Can the House Strengthen Civil Enforcement of Subpoenas to the Executive Branch through Rules Changes?

September 17, 2018
Please join Good Government Now and the Legislative Branch Capacity Working Group for a panel discussion and lunch with: Michael L. Stern… Read More

Trump Won’t Go See “First Man” Because He Thinks it’s Unpatriotic; He Could Not Be More Wrong

September 14, 2018
On Wednesday night, I had the special treat of attending an early-release showing of “First Man,” Universal Studios’ film biography of Neil Armstrong directed by Damien Chazelle. Scheduled to be… Read More

ICYMI: Top reads on Congress

September 14, 2018
By Marian Currinder Lee Drutman and Kevin Kosar, “The Other Biggest Problem in Washington,” New York Times: “A supine Congress unable to hold a… Read More

President rejects findings of study on claims of partisanship falsification

September 13, 2018
On Thursday, President Trump rejected the findings of an independent, official report regarding Puerto Rican fatalities due to Hurricane Maria. The president tweeted his belief that the data was fabricated … Read More

Perjury and Polygraphs and Treason, Oh My!

September 11, 2018
Temperatures and political rhetoric were both above average in Washington last week. Democrats accused Brett Kavanaugh of committing perjury during his testimony in front of the Senate Judiciary Committee. One group,… Read More

“…the Times must, for National Security purposes, turn him/her over to government at once!” – President Trump

September 7, 2018
In response to an op-ed published anonymously in the New York Times confirming the existence of an organized resistance movement inside of the White House, President Trump called for the newspaper to turn… Read More

ICYMI: Top reads on Congress

September 7, 2018
By Marian Currinder Sarah Binder, “Confirmation hearing fireworks are likely to be the new normal,” Brookings FixGov: “If confirmation is likely, why so many fireworks? A pivotal vacancy,… Read More

“I think it’s embarrassing for the country to allow protestors.” – President Trump

September 5, 2018
Responding to the actions of the 70 demonstrators removed from the committee room throughout day one of Supreme Court Justice Nominee Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation hearing, President Trump exclaimed “I don’t… Read More