A whistle-blower complaint raises the possibility that President Trump has betrayed the duties of his office.
Laurence Tribe“Perhaps there exists a reasonable explanation for a conversation that the Trump administration is trying hard to keep from public view. But the basic grammar of all Trump scandals has been visible from the beginning: many secrets, no mysteries.”
The complaint, being discussed in a closed meeting with House lawmakers, addresses a commitment that President Trump was said to have made to a world leader.
Laurence TribePresidential obstruction of the legal process created specifically to hold the Executive Branch accountable to Congress’s Intelligence Committees is clearly an impeachable offense on top of whatever abuses of power the whistleblower reported to the DNI.
One thing stands between Donald Trump and the richly-deserved ignominy of a single term: the economy. Trump will attempt to rally his base through race-baiting and immigrant bashing. But that won’t suffice. Only an ostensibly strong economy can...
Laurence TribeWise advice from @RicPatterson: Waiting for the economy to go south would stupidly play into Trump’s re-elect strategy. Run against Trump’s economy as it stands today: a deck stacked against hardworking Americans and rigged for Trump and his rich friends
In the sequel to “The Handmaid’s Tale,” the truth saves. If only that still worked in real life.
Laurence Tribe“Nothing changes instantaneously: In a gradually heating bathtub, you’d be boiled to death before you knew it,” the heroine of #TheHandmaidsTale says. I can’t wait to read #MargaretAtwood’s sequel.
Now there is already more than sufficient credible evidence for the House of Representatives to vote to impeach President Trump.
Laurence TribeHere’s an interesting take on how @realDonaldTrump’s former praise for me as “one of the best [constitutional experts] in the country” — praise I found embarrassing, given its source — could come back to bite him as impeachment heats up
The Democratic nominee, whoever it turns out to be, should use the president’s contortions and carrying on against him.
Laurence Tribe“Can we continue to wake each day to the tweets and tantrums, the nasty, often gratuitous fights and the ensuing turmoil that surrounds this president?”
Laurence Tribe“There is a legion of arguments on moral, ethical and policy grounds for Mr. Trump’s defeat, . . .But the most effective question for Democrats to get voters to ask is simply whether the country can survive another four years like this.”
Laurence TribeI invite all lawyers who care about defending constitutional democracy to join our Open Letter. Hundreds of attorneys across the political spectrum are already on board, including Reagan Solicitor General Charles Fried and, yes, yours truly.
(WASHINGTON, D.C.)—Today, Rep. Elijah E. Cummings, the Chairman of the Committee on Oversight and Reform, and Rep. Jamie Raskin, the Chairman of the Subcommittee on Civil Rights and Civil Liberties, sent a letter to Secretary of Defense Mark Esper...
Protect a uniquely biodiverse wilderness threatened by climate change by helping complete a 24-hour-long landscape film.
Laurence TribeHelp my son @marktribe complete a 24-hour-long film that captures the fragile beauty of a national monument endangered by Trump's disastrous climate rollbacks, and get one of his landscape photographs as a reward