John Dean warns of unchecked presidential powers if Kavanaugh confirmed

After three days of senators sparring and sharp questions for President Trump’s Supreme Court nominee, Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation hearing continued Friday with outside witnesses, including former Nixon White House Counsel John Dean, who warned of unchecked presidential powers if he is confirmed. John Dean warns of unchecked presidential powers if Kavanaugh confirmed After three days…

Do Family Separation and Detention Deter Immigration? – Center for American…

In response to broad public backlash over his administration’s policy of separating children from their parents at the United States’ southwest border, President Donald Trump signed an executive order in June 2018 that purports to replace family separation with potentially indefinite family detention.1 Numerous Trump administration officials have supported such policies under the belief that…