Giuliani: Trump “probably” can pardon himself. Trump: I “absolutely” can pardon myself.

This morning, President Donald Trump tweeted that he “absolutely” had the power to pardon himself in the event that he is charged with obstructing justice in the investigation into Russia’s efforts to influence the 2016 presidential election (or with anything else). As has been stated by numerous legal scholars, I have the absolute right to …

President Trump says he can pardon himself. I asked 15 experts if that’s legal.

President Trump just tweeted that he has the “absolute right” to pardon himself. Trump’s lawyers have previously explored the potential uses of presidential pardons — including whether the president can pardon himself — as part of an effort to undermine special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation, according to a Washington Post report last July. And …

The new US policy of separating immigrant children from their parents has chilling historical echoes

The Trump administration’s policy to separate parents and children at the border has been met with a mix of outrage and confusion. The government announced the cruel practice on May 7, in a departure from past policies in which families were kept together and only detained for a limited time. The Trump administration decided to …

New Jersey is one of the most important states for Democrats’ House takeover effort

New Jersey, which will hold its primary elections on Tuesday, is a key battleground in Democrats’ fight to retake the House of Representatives this fall. President Trump is, of course, very unpopular in the blue, suburb-filled state. Beyond that, the GOP tax bill, the marquee legislative accomplishment of the current Congress, is unusually bad for …

House Republicans need to hold California seats. Trump’s agenda is making that really hard.

President Donald Trump’s agenda hasn’t been kind to blue states. And it’s been particularly rough on California, where voters will go to the polls Tuesday, June 5, to pick candidates to run in November’s midterm elections. California has a jungle primary, where candidates from all parties run together and the first- and second-place candidates move …