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2017-06

June 26, 2017

CAC President Elizabeth Wydra appeared on MSNBC with Hallie Jackson to discuss Supreme Court action on President Trump's Muslim travel ban.

June 20, 2017

Nexstar's Washington correspondent Brie Jackson spoke with CAC's David Gans about the Supreme Court's grant of certiorari in Gill v. Whitford, a partisan gerrymandering case out of Wisconsin.

June 20, 2017

Donald Trump is being sued by members of Congress. Host Bill Press spoke to Elizabeth Wydra, the President of The Constitutional Accountability Center, and the lawyer representing them, about why the lawsuit was brought up.

June 15, 2017

Nearly 200 Democratic congressmembers are suing President Trump, accusing him of violating the Emoluments Clause of the Constitution by accepting millions of dollars in payments from foreign governments to his companies while serving as U.S. president. The attorneys general of Maryland and D.C. have filed a similar lawsuit against the president. Host Amy Goodman spoke with the longest-serving member of Congress, Democrat John Conyers of Michigan. He has served in Congress since 1965.

June 14, 2017

On NPR's Morning Edition, Rachel Martin spoke with Rep. Jamie Raskin, a Democrat from Maryland, about a lawsuit from members of Congress who are suing President Trump for violating the Emoluments Clause of the Constitution.

June 14, 2017

CAC President Elizabeth Wydra: "The Emoluments Clause and frankly the word 'emoluments' was not sort of the obscure thing that it might seem to modern Americans but was rather a crucial part of the various anti-corruption provisions that were written into the Constitution at the founding."