When John Yoo says your claims of executive power go too far, you're in the bad place.
Prof. John Yoo has long been known for espousing an extremely expansive view of executive power. When he says the administration is overreaching in its resistance to Congressional oversight, that’s cause for grave concern. Or abject terror.
No, , no, FFS no. "The Clash" between Trump and Dems is not the threat to our constitution. Trump. Trump is the threat.
Former general counsel of the Senate Judiciary Committee and Bush admin official on Trump’s decision to invoke executive privilege: “He’s treating Congress like they’re the Chinese or a local labor union working on a Trump building.”
Even John Yoo, who pushed for expansion of executive power during Bush admin, regards Trump’s wholesale refusal to provide info. to Congress as dangerous: "He's treating Congress like they’re the Chinese or a local labor union working on a Trump building"
Clash Between Trump and House Democrats Poses Threat to Constitutional Order It sure does. And GOP is responsible.
Clash Between Trump and House Democrats Poses Threat to Constitutional Order - The New York Times
Trump's position is the only thing threatening to 'upend the delicate balance' between legislative and executive? Might not the House's position be part of it, too? Further down, NYT article sorta concedes that, even obliquely mentions Watkins.
Clash Between Trump and House Democrats Poses Threat to Constitutional Order. Rooted not just in Trump's monarchical understanding of his role, but in a deeper degeneration of democracy into a winner-take-all struggle for power.