Thought Chasm these posts, while infrequent and poorly thought out, are also not all that complex, structurally.

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Trump finds the limits of executive power

If he is right, then he has only one option — rescind the order, start from scratch … write a new order that will both protect the security of the United States and avoid constitutional challenge.” Dershowitz added: “But it

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Republicans Have One Big Incentive to Stick With Trump

There have been several Trump policies once opposed by top Republicans that many now support or at least will not actively resist. House Speaker Paul Ryan said in 2015 that a proposed Muslim ban “is not what this party stands

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surely, this is a coincidence, yes?

The first week of Mr Trump has been impressive. His campaign promises were generally considered fanciful and his supporters weren’t likely to take him literally, but it turns out they should have—everyone should have. Even Pence, who considered a ban

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Travel Ban Hits Hospitals Hard

The President’s decision is as ill-timed as it was sudden. The initial 90-day order encompasses Match Day, the already anxiety-inducing third Friday in March when medical school graduates officially commit to their clinical training programs. Unless the administration or the

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