Supervisors at Veterans Affairs medical facilities in seven states ordered their employees to falsify reported wait times for veterans seeking help to make it look as if the wait times met VA standards. And employees at VA facilities in several other states were doing so without explicit commands. In all, employees at VA facilities in 19 states and Puerto Rico were manipulating data on wait times for up to a decade, according to a USA Today report.
Simply put: Republicans agree not to vote on a replacement for Ginsburg until January; Democrats agree not to pack the Court.
If only that signaled a broader respect for legal limits on executive power.
Democrats Scuttle Marijuana Decriminalization Vote Over Fears of Not Being Deferential Enough to Cop Lobbyists
If Congress is too afraid to vote on marijuana reform, how the hell are they ever going to pass policing reform?
USA Today Op ed Making the Case for Abolishing the Constitutional Requirement that the President Must be a "Natural Born" Citizen
I coauthored it with Harvard Law School Professor Randall Kennedy.