By Daniel Cotter* On October 21, 2020, President Donald J. Trump quietly issued Executive Order 13957, which dramatically changes the nature of federal civil servants’ job security. Because tens of thousands of federal employees might be impacted, the Washington Post editorial board wrote that the “newest executive order could prove one of [President Trump’s] most insidious.” … [Read more...] about President Trump Issued a Schedule F Bomb
By Nicolas Deising* & Nihal Dsouza** The Dodd Frank Act is considered to be the most ambitious and far reaching legislation regulating the financial sector since the Great Depression of the 1930’s. On the surface, it instills confidence in the financial system. At a deeper level, it is aimed at preventing similar occurrences to the 2008 financial crisis, in which … [Read more...] about Repeal of Dodd Frank Act-Heralding a new financial crisis?
By Eddie Nasser* In Executive Order No. 13768 issued January 25th, President Trump attempted to follow through on a major campaign promise to cut all federal funding from so-called “sanctuary cities.” Not only is the order bad policy, it also seems unlikely to withstand a challenge in court. Section 9(a) of the order mandates that jurisdictions “that fail to … [Read more...] about President Trump Overstepped his Authority on Sanctuary Cities