Sunday, March 26, 2017

Did the Justice Department Just Admit Doubts Over Trump’s Oath? - Lawfare

Did the Justice Department Just Admit Doubts Over Trump’s Oath? - Lawfare: Don’t look now, but the Justice Department has just responded to key themes Benjamin Wittes and I have been writing about in connection with President Trump’s oath of office.

Yes, excitement over the litigation surrounding the Trump administration’s two travel bans has died down somewhat in recent weeks, in part because of the calmer rollout of the revised executive order and in part because of the frenzy of unrelated activity on issues ranging from the Russia Connection to the healthcare debacle. Yet plenty of cases are still ongoing. And despite the revised order’s relatively careful lawyering and subdued tone, some—though not all—federal judges are continuing to push back against the administration.

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