Trump’s Emergency Declaration is an Attack on the Constitution

Donald Trump’s decision to declare a “national emergency” in order to fulfill his nativist¬†campaign promise of building a wall between the United States and Mexico is nothing less than an attack on the system of checks and balances at the heart of our constitution.

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The Senate Must Heed Mitch McConnell’s Wise Words and Wait to Fill Anthony Kennedy’s Seat on the Court

In light of Justice Anthony Kennedy’s pending retirement from the Supreme Court, I think it wise that the Senate follow a maxim set down by Mitch McConnell only two years ago:

“The American people should have a voice in the selection of their next Supreme Court Justice. Therefore, this vacancy should not be filled until we have a new president.”

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