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June 19, 2018

By Nicholas Trevino

Symposium: Clear Regulations Protect Freedom, Not Restrict It



Elizabeth Warren Elizabeth Warren and others spoke at a recent Coalition for Sensible Safeguards event on the Trump Administration’s deregulation policies and the impact they have on health and finances.

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Topics: Public Health and Science

June 18, 2018

By Rebecca Jones

House Members Stand Up to Bad Executive Orders, Stand Up for Federal Workers



Whistleblower target retaliation House Republicans and Democrats sent President Trump separate letters condemning recent executive orders that weaken civil service protection laws and put a bullseye on the backs of whistleblowers.

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Topics: Government Accountability, Open Government, Whistleblower Protections

June 15, 2018

By Danielle Brian

Not the Final Word



DOJ The plain fact is that OLC, responsive to its own institutional incentives, sometimes gets things wrong.

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Topics: Government Accountability, Justice System

June 9, 2018

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Congress, Don't Rubber-Stamp Executive War Power Overreach



Soldiers ship to Afghanistan For too long, Congress has abdicated its constitutional duties to declare war.

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Topics: National Security

June 13, 2018

By Justin Rood

Justice Department Threatens Investigation of Investigation (of Investigation)



Rod Rosenstein Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein reportedly threatened to ask the House of Representatives’ top lawyers to investigate the House Intelligence Committee. It’s a confusing idea. Here’s why.

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Topics: Government Accountability

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