Many of the election lawsuit challenges brought by Trump and his allies have been dismissed under a somewhat obscure to the public, but fundamental in the law, doctrine known as “standing.”  I would need a lot of space to fully describe the standing doctrine, but at core what it is requires is...

  • January 5, 2021

The stupid, it hurts: President Trump reportedly dismissed Republican Sen. Susan Collins's (Maine) suggestion that he had learned a lesson from impeachment just a day before his expected acquittal. Asked about Collins's comment during a private lunch with news anchors ahead of the State of the Union address on Tuesday, Trump said...

  • February 5, 2020

We’ll know soon whether there will even be a Senate trial. But until then, so much that is idiotic becomes normalized. First, Trump said he wanted a trial in the Senate. Then, he said he wanted to hear from witnesses. Now, he wants the case dismissed — without either. The...

  • January 2, 2020