Latest from Fred Barbash

Judges will probably decide how much deference to give presidential power and what, if any, evidence Trump needs to support his claims.

  • Feb 19, 2019

Funding for the border wall represents a clash between presidential authority and Congress’s power of the purse.

  • Feb 15, 2019

House Democrats and certain states are likely to seek injunctions to prevent the president from reallocating money for a border wall.

  • Feb 14, 2019

Courts have been using Trump's tweets and public statements in their rulings. Could the president's tweets undercut his 'national emergency'?

  • Feb 6, 2019

Tuesday's intervention by the Supreme Court may foreshadow a battle over controversial nationwide injunctions.

  • Jan 23, 2019

In a new opinion, a judge accuses Ross of misleading Congress and the public.

  • Jan 15, 2019

Those naive framers thought Congress would jealously guard its powers. Instead, it's given many away.

  • Jan 14, 2019

No one can recall a president threatening to cut off disaster funds to a state, as Trump did in a tweet Wednesday.

  • Jan 9, 2019

Some lawyers say the president can move money around to accomplish an aim not authorized by Congress.

  • Jan 8, 2019

The attorney general blames “judicial activism” for administration setbacks in the courts. But the record suggests otherwise.

  • Oct 19, 2018
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