ACLU Calls Donald Trump’s Warning To Tulsa Protestors A ‘Gross Misunderstanding Of Our Constitution’

The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of Oklahoma has responded to a tweet from President Donald Trump in which he appeared to warn against protests, among other things, ahead of his scheduled campaign rally in Tulsa, Oklahoma, KFOR reported. The group called out what it said was the president’s possible attempts at intimidating would-be protestors […]

Donald Trump Has Now Threatened At Least 27 Times To Stay In Office Past End Of His Term, Per Journalist Count

At a rally in Manchester, New Hampshire, Monday night, Donald Trump repeated a claim that in the 2016 election, he lost that state only because “hundreds of buses” filled with illegal voters were sent from Massachusetts to cast ballots for Democrat Hillary Clinton. But according to Washington Post columnist Greg Sargent, Trump has a specific […]

After Acquittal, Donald Trump Tweets Image Hinting He Will Remain In Office ‘4Eva,’ Defying Constitution

The United States Senate on Wednesday concluded the impeachment trial of Donald Trump by voting to acquit on both articles against him, with a vote that went along party lines, with one notable exception. Utah Senator Mitt Romney became the one Republican to break from his party and voted to convict Trump. Nonetheless, Trump quickly […]

Donald Trump Said U.S. Constitution Is ‘Like A Foreign Language,’ Was Unable To Read Text Aloud, New Book Says

In 2017, the first year of his term, Donald Trump agreed to take part in an HBO documentary about the U.S. Constitution. The film also featured every living former president — Barack Obama, George W. Bush, Bill Clinton, George H.W. Bush, and Jimmy Carter — reading aloud from the text of the document that set […]

Here’s How Donald Trump Could Unexpectedly Be Removed From Office As Senate Takes On Impeachment Trial

The impeachment trial of Donald Trump is set to open on Thursday at noon, though the remainder of this week will likely be devoted to getting formalities and procedural requirements out of the way. The actual trial proceedings will get underway next week, following the holiday weekend. But the outcome of the trial already appears […]

‘Deranged, Unhinged’ Donald Trump Impeachment Letter To Nancy Pelosi Sets ’25th Amendment’ Trending On Twitter

The day before the House of Representatives is set to vote on two articles of impeachment against him, Donald Trump fired off what the host of one popular political podcast called a “deranged, unhinged” six-page letter to Speaker Nancy Pelosi. Shortly after the document — which was also described as “insane” by New York Magazine […]

‘Democrats Need A Real Plan’ If Donald Trump Refuses To Leave After 2020 Loss, Author Says, Experts Fear Coup

As articles of impeachment near a vote on the floor of the House of Representatives, Donald Trump has reportedly become increasingly “agitated and aggravated,” tweeting at a record pace and issuing repeated statements condemning impeachment as a “hoax” and Democrats as “sick” or “crazy.” But even though Republicans in the Senate appear unlikely to support […]

Donald Trump Will Definitely Run For 3rd Term, Says Mike Huckabee, Who Claims He Will Chair 2024 Campaign

Donald Trump has repeatedly told what he says are jokes about the possibility that he will stay in office beyond the two-term limit imposed by the Consitution. Most recently, at a Tuesday rally in Pennsylvania, Trump said that he may remain in the White House for another 29 years, making him 102-years-old. But on Thursday, […]

Donald Trump Says He May Refuse To Leave Office Until Age Of 102, ‘Should We Give It A Shot? Maybe We Will’

For the second time in three days, Donald Trump held a campaign rally at which he told a crowd of supporters that he may not leave office even after two terms, as required by the United States Constitution. Trump has repeatedly made what he calls jokes about refusing to leave office after eight years, or […]

Donald Trump’s Refusal To Attend Impeachment Inquiry Is ‘An Impeachable Offense,’ Law Professor Says

Donald Trump‘s steadfast refusal to in any way participate in the impeachment process against him is itself an impeachable offense, said constitutional law expert Neal Kaytal. As HuffPost reports, Kaytal, who was at one time the Acting U.S. Solicitor General (the lawyer who represents the federal government in cases before the Supreme Court), has authored […]

‘Wall Street Journal’ Op-Ed Says Donald Trump Should Be Allowed To Run For 3rd Term If Impeachment Fails

Impeachment proceedings against Donald Trump in the United States House of Representatives are well underway, with witnesses providing explosive testimony on an almost daily basis. But even if the House approves articles of impeachment against Trump, the Republican-controlled Senate must vote on whether or not to “convict” Trump and remove him from office. That vote […]

Massachusetts Proposes Making Using The B-Word A Crime

A Massachusetts lawmaker has proposed making the use of the “B-word” (rhymes with “itch”) a crime, The Boston Globe reports. However, using the forbidden word would only be a crime in certain circumstances. Back in May, State Rep. Dan Hunt, a Boston Democrat, proposed a law that would criminalize the use of the word. However, […]

Beto O’Rourke Proposes Constitutional Amendment Limiting Presidential Pardons Seemingly Aiming At Donald Trump

Beto O’Rourke has proposed a Constitutional amendment that would limit the scope of presidential pardons, in what seems to be a dig at Donald Trump, Politico reports. However, the odds of the proposed amendment being passed in time to affect Trump, if it passes at all, are quite slim. The Constitution gives the POTUS extremely […]

Donald Trump Calls Constitution’s Emoluments Clause ‘Phony’

President Donald Trump called the emoluments clause in the United States Constitution “phony” earlier today. Over the weekend, Trump walked back his decision to host the G7 summit at his luxury property in Doral, Florida, and he blamed the media and the Democrats for his decision. However, several Republicans also spoke out about the choice […]

Donald Trump Claims He Would Have Made ‘No Profit’ From G7, But He Once Charged His Own Son For Charity Event

Under pressure for what critics said would create a serious violation of the U.S. Constitution‘s emoluments clause — which prohibits a president, or any federal official, from taking gifts or payments from foreign governments — Donald Trump on Saturday took to Twitter to announce that he was scrapping his plan to host the 2020 G7 […]

Donald Trump Tweets A ‘Trump 2024’ Sign, Joking Once Again About Serving More Than Two Terms

Donald Trump tweeted a sign with the words “Trump 2024” on Tuesday night, suggesting he’s got his eyes on a third term, although he later admitted he was joking, HuffPost reports. He’s made the same joke several times throughout his presidency, and some wonder if it’s not a joke at all. The photo shows a […]

Donald Trump Jokes He’ll Stay In Office For 10-14 More Years

Donald Trump joked on Wednesday that he may be interested in serving 10 to 14 more years, despite the fact that the Constitution limits him to two terms for a total of no more than eight years. Trump has made the same joke several times throughout his presidency. As Yahoo! News reports, Trump spent much […]

Virginia May Ratify The Equal Rights Amendment — Could It Become Law?

The Virginia State Senate has passed the Equal Rights Amendment, passing the measure to the state’s House of Delegates to consider, which could pose a serious Constitutional question of legality for the long-desired law. The measure passed the state Senate with bipartisan support. Every Democratic lawmaker in the Republican-led chamber voted for the measure, and […]

Cohen Lawyer Compares Trump To Nixon: ‘I Don’t Think This Man Even Understands The Constitution’

In an interview with the Hill, Michael Cohen’s former attorney, Lanny Davis, compared Donald Trump to Richard Nixon, claiming that Nixon at least understood and “respected” the United States Constitution. “Nixon respected the Constitution. I don’t think this man even understands the Constitution,” he said. “He did not defy the court order to turn over […]

Trump On Manafort Pardon: ‘Why Would I Take It Off The Table?’

President Donald Trump said he’s never discussed — or considered — pardoning Paul Manafort, his former campaign manager who pleaded guilty and made a deal with Russia investigation special counsel Robert Mueller. But the president also said this week that it’s an idea he hasn’t dismissed doing, either. The comments from the president come in […]

Dem Senators Sue Trump, Challenge Constitutionality Of Acting AG Matthew Whitaker’s Appointment

Three Democratic U.S. Senators have filed an official complaint against the president and his acting attorney general, alleging that the individual President Donald Trump appointed to fill that role was placed there improperly and illegally. Sens. Richard Blumenthal (D-Connecticut), Sheldon Whitehouse (D-Rhode Island), and Mazie Hirono (D-Hawaii) filed a lawsuit against acting Attorney General Matthew […]

Maryland Says Matthew Whitaker’s Appointment As Acting Attorney General Is Illegal

The state of Maryland says that Matthew Whitaker’s appointment as Acting Attorney General is “illegal and unconstitutional,” according to USA Today. Through court documents, Maryland’s Attorney General Brian Frosh called for Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein to be appointed over Matthew Whitaker. Appointing the Deputy to a recently-vacated position such as Attorney General is more […]

Abortion Laws That Changed Tuesday Take States Closer To Overall Ban

On Tuesday, voters in two states went to the polls to make an important decision about abortion. In Alabama, a measure passed that grants fetuses “personhood,” a legal status. West Virginia voters passed an initiative that there is no such thing as the right to have an abortion. The initiative says there is no state […]

So, How Does Trump Want Citizenship To Be Granted?

Birthright citizenship is a long-standing tradition in the U.S. that predates the 14th Amendment, passed in 1868, which officially and legally grants citizenship to any person born on U.S. soil. Today, that includes U.S. territories as well. The founding fathers didn’t write it into the Constitution, but they believed in birthright citizenship. Alexander Hamilton and […]

Trump Says He Plans To Take Question Of Birthright Citizenship To Supreme Court If Necessary

In a series of tweets on Wednesday, President Donald Trump continued to insist that birthright citizenship was a detriment to our nation and that he had the legal authority to end the practice through an executive order issued from his office. The president also seemed to suggest his claims were backed up by respected legal […]

Colorado Voters Get A Chance To Abolish Slavery Next Month

Slavery is on the midterm ballot in Colorado as voters will get a chance to technically abolish it within the state come November midterm election, according to CNN. While the 13th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution abolished slavery in most forms when it was ratified in 1865 after the Civil War, it still allowed “involuntary […]

Most U.S. Citizens Would Not Be Able To Pass A Citizenship Test, Survey Finds

According to NBC, a new survey has found that most U.S. citizens are unable to answer the multiple-choice questions on the U.S. citizenship test. The poll — administered by Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation in conjunction with research firm Lincoln Park Strategies — used a test modeled after one given to immigrants when applying for […]

What Is The 13th Amendment? A Summary Of Its Protections

Kanye West made headlines over the weekend after he sent out a tweet suggesting that he supported abolishing the 13th Amendment to the United States Constitution. The post was confusing to many readers, as was previously reported by Inquisitr. West, who is going by “Ye” these days, sent the tweet with ambiguous wording that left […]

North Carolina Congressional Map Ruled Unconstitutional By Federal Judges

According to NBC News, federal judges ruled again on Monday that North Carolina’s congressional map is unconstitutional as Republican lawmakers drew it with “excessive partisanship.” Upon re-examining the case, a three-judge panel reaffirmed their previous decision, ruling in favor of Democrats and election advocacy groups, who contested the district boundaries drawn in 2016 and sued […]

Trump’s Washington D.C. Hotel Might Be A Conflict Of Interest

NBC News reported Wednesday that the Trump International Hotel in Washington, D.C., may very well be a conflict of interest for President Trump. The five-star hotel, situated only five blocks away from the White House, could potentially pose a legal threat to the president. According to public filings obtained by NBC News, foreign governments, federal […]

President Trump Admits He Could Pardon Himself, But Says He Won’t Because He Did ‘Nothing Wrong’

Donald Trump tweeted on Monday morning that he has the “absolute right” to pardon himself, but he won’t. Early Monday morning, Trump brought up the possibility of issuing a presidential pardon to himself but stated that there’s absolutely no need to since he’s innocent. “As has been stated by numerous legal scholars, I have the […]

Donald Trump ‘Probably’ Has The Power To Pardon Himself, But Won’t, Says Rudy Giuliani

Donald Trump “probably” has the power to pardon himself, his lawyer, Rudy Giuliani, said Sunday morning. But he likely won’t. As Huffington Post reports, Giuliani made the rounds of the Sunday-morning news roundtable shows, including NBC’s Meet the Press and ABC’s This Week With George Stephanopoulos, the former New York City mayor spoke of the […]

Donald Trump Suggests Changing The Constitution To Allow Him To Be President For 16 Years Or Longer

Donald Trump suggested last week, perhaps jokingly, that the Constitution should be amended to allow him to be president for 16 years or longer, Pale Blue News is reporting. This would mark the second time in his presidency that he’s suggested, even in jest, that he may be interested in being president longer than the […]

Donald Trump Says The Second Amendment ‘Will Never Be Repealed,’ Slams Calls To Repeal

Donald Trump tweeted on Wednesday morning that the Second Amendment “will never be repealed,” in response to calls — in particular, from retired Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens — that one of articles of the Bill of Rights be written out of the Constitution. As ABC News reports, the 45th president appears to have […]

Trump’s Transgender Military Ban Loses, Federal Judge Blocks President’s Order

It’s another big defeat for the Trump administration as a D.C. federal judge ruled out their transgender ban in the military, citing that the order was violating the constitutional rights. Last July, President Donald Trump had announced that the U.S. military will no longer accept transgenders, according to Reuters. The announcement caused outcry both from […]

Donald Trump To Face Lawsuit For Allegedly Violating Anti-Corruption Clauses After Retaining Businesses

U.S. President Donald Trump is set to face a legal battle with lawmakers from two states for allegedly violating anti-corruption clauses of the Constitution. The state of Maryland Attorney General Brian Frosh and District of Columbia (DC) Attorney General Karl Racine, announced on Sunday night that they would sue Trump, alleging that foreign payments to […]

Donald Trump Impeachable Offenses: Has The President Done Anything Worthy Of Getting Impeached?

Donald Trump appears more and more likely to be impeached by the day. However, what impeachable offenses has he actually committed? Unfortunately, the answer to that question is a hazy one, thanks to ambiguous language in the Constitution and the fiercely partisan nature of the impeachment process. “High Crimes and Misdemeanors” The process for impeachment […]

False Wiretap Claim Adds To Donald Trump’s Impeachable Offenses

False wiretap allegations against Obama, abridging press and religious freedom, and fishy quid pro quos—to impeach Donald Trump, all that’s left is political will. Donald Trump has been the subject of many controversies since day one and his newest allegations against former president Barack Obama just adds up to his list of impeachable offenses, Bloomberg […]

Impeachment Process: What It Would Take For Congress To Remove Trump From Office

The impeachment process is a topic that has come up in the minds of some Americans in light of the events of the first few weeks of Donald Trump’s administration. In addition to a series of executive orders that have been met with harsh protests and, in some cases, being overturned by court orders, some […]

Impeach Trump, Pence Petition: Movement Wants President Out, Little Said Of VP

A petition to impeach Donald Trump is growing steadily, but little is said about Mike Pence. It’s clear a segment of the electorate favors impeaching President Trump, but it’s unclear if the same applies to Vice President Pence. One of the most visible movements to impeach Trump is led by an online petition site called […]

A Trump And Pence Impeachment Makes Hillary President, Says Liberal Sally Kohn

As the saying goes, “There’s more than one way to skin a cat.” Liberal columnist Sally Kohn is invoking the same thinking for a Hillary Clinton presidency should impeachment procedures lead to Donald Trump and Mike Pence’s removal from office. A Fox News Trump apologist begs to differ. Who is Sally Kohn? According to her […]

Viewers Are Fuming At CNN For ‘Inciting Violence,’ Saying If Trump, Pence Assassinated, Obama Cabinet Member Will Take Oval Office

CNN is on the hot seat and viewers are crying foul. During this week’s coverage of events leading up to Inauguration Day, the media giant hosted a segment that explored what would happen in the untimely event that President-elect Trump and Vice President-elect Mike Pence were assassinated. Based on the “Order of Succession,” CNN said […]

Stephen Colbert: Donald Trump Should Read The Constitution Before Taking Office The Late Show’s Stephen Colbert goes on CBS’s Face the Nation and his first advice to Donald Trump: He should read the US Constitution before taking office. American comedian and television host Stephen Colbert, known best for The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, talked to CBS for their news program Face the Nation and […]

Impeach Trump If He Wins? How Congress Could End Donald Trump’s Presidency

Can Congress impeach Donald Trump if he wins the Electoral College vote on December 19? Absolutely, although whether or not they will is a different matter entirely. What The Constitution Says Officially, the Constitution allows Congress to impeach “the President, Vice-President, and all other civil officers of the United States” for “treason, bribery, or other […]

Donald Trump Says If You Burn The American Flag, You Should Go To Jail Or Lose Your Citizenship

Donald Trump tweeted Tuesday morning that he believes burning the American flag should be treated as a crime, and if you do it, you should go to jail or lose your citizenship. Nobody should be allowed to burn the American flag – if they do, there must be consequences – perhaps loss of citizenship or […]

Faithless Electors: Former Bush Counsel Says Electoral College Can Not Vote Trump If He’s Violated Constitution [Opinion]

More and more people are calling on the Electoral College to become faithless electors on December 19, when it comes time to cast their vote for the next president of the United States. The two most recent high-ranking members of the public that have done so are former Bush counsel Richard Painter, reports Mediaite, and […]

The Supreme Court Is Not A Valid Reason To Support Hillary

American civil rights have survived Republican presidencies. Many, in fact. I’m reminding you of this, dear reader, because I’ve had countless Hillary supporters inform me that I must support their candidate instead of voting third party or else Donald Trump will appoint fifty-seven Supreme Court justices in four years, who will reverse Roe vs. Wade, […]

Judge Richard Posner Says ‘No Value’ In The Constitution Of The United States

There’s “absolutely no value…to a judge…studying the Constitution,” says Judge Richard A. Posner, a Federal judge for the U.S. 7th Circuit Court of Appeals. This judge’s job is to uphold the very document he is calling worthless. This judge pledged an oath to “support and defend” the Constitution when he took office. This judge has […]

Is Donald Trump Preparing To Be President Or Authoritarian Dictator? ‘Trumptocracy’ Threatens Rule Of Law

It started with hate-filled speeches, moved on to threaten our international allies, and is now threatening to overturn the rule of law in America, but the Donald Trump presidential train shows no sign of stopping. With his attacks on first amendment rights guaranteeing free speech, threats to overturn freedom of religion and contempt of due […]

Death Penalty News: Study Finds Death Row Inmates Socio-Economically Disadvantaged, Death Penalty Delays Possibly Unconstitutional

A landmark study of India’s legal system has given rise to concerning death penalty news. The report revealed that over three-quarters of death row inmates are socio-economically disadvantaged from their first breath and suffer horrific mistreatment while awaiting the death penalty. This death penalty news raises questions about the lot of death row inmates in […]