Another way to understand what originalists are doing.
If the Supreme Court opts to dismiss the latest challenge to the Affordable Care Act on standing grounds, this will not leave the ACA particularly vulnerable to future challenge.
The Court made the right decision and demonstrated its independence. But it may not still claims that the election was somehow stolen from Trump.
DC Circuit Rules House of Representatives has Standing to Challenge Trump's Diversion of Funds to Build his Border Wall
The opinion was written by prominent conservative Judge David Sentelle.
The FCC did not even seek to defend its authority to impose the conditions.
At the same time, the court punts on whether the House has standing to challenge allegedly unlawful expenditure by Executive Branch.
The Supreme Court shows a willingness to enforce limits on Article III standing.
The plaintiffs' quarrel is with the statute book, not the defendants.
An important element of standing has already been decided by the Court
Legal Scholars' Letter on Initiating a Congressional Lawsuit to End Illegal US Role in the Yemen War
A letter signed by a wide range of scholars with different political and jurisprudential views urges Congress to sue to end illegal US involvement in the Yemen conflict.
The decision does not reach the merits of President Trump's attempt to divert military funds to build his border wall.