The court insisted on unanimous opinions, for instance, in critical civil rights cases, such as Brown v. Board of Education, “Brown II,” and Cooper v. Aaron, decisions that found school segregation to
With a president without precedent, and a struggle between the executive and legislative branches that tears the late 18th-century parchment of the U.S. Constitution, Washington now enters a moment altogether
29th July 1974: The Judiciary Committee Impeachment Panel gathered to hear evidence in the Watergate affair, eventually leading to the impeachment of President Nixon. From left to right, Donohue, Rodino
Give Richard M. Nixon credit: When he set out to sabotage his opponents in a U.S. presidential campaign, at least he hired Americans for the job. President Trump outsourced his dirty tricks overseas, Ukraine
Many presidents, starting with Thomas Jefferson, have faced calls for impeachment. Most presidents and members of their administrations, starting with the presidency of George Washington, have come under
WASHINGTON—The widening conflict between the Democratic-led House of Representatives and the Trump administration could alter the balance of power between Congress, the presidency and the courts for years.
By contrast, the bombshell letter that White House counsel Pat Cipollone sent to Pelosi and three House committee chairs this week dismissed House impeachment proceedings as “constitutionally illegitimate,”