Elizabeth Wydra

Constitutional Accountability Center

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Elizabeth Wydra is president and former chief counsel at the Constitutional Accountability Center, a Washington, DC-based think-tank and law firm.

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Trump is enjoying a modern presidential record for getting his federal appellate court nominees confirmed, and the conservative Federalist Society appears to have an outsized role in…

With the help of conservative groups, Trump remakes the courts

Trump is enjoying a modern presidential record for getting his federal appellate court nominees confirmed, and the conservative Federalist Society appears to have an outsized role in…

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Judge Neil Gorsuch is likely to be confirmed to the US Supreme Court, and there may be other vacancies in the next four years.

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Judge Neil Gorsuch is likely to be confirmed to the US Supreme Court, and there may be other vacancies in the next four years.

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The Constitution prohibits public officials — including the President — from financial conflicts of interest — domestic or foreign.

Is Donald Trump thumbing his nose at the Founding Fathers?

The Constitution prohibits public officials — including the President — from financial conflicts of interest — domestic or foreign.

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