The Limits of Congressional Oversight

Countless texts throughout the history of our nation, from recordings of the discussions of our Founding Fathers themselves to modern political science textbooks all agree: “The Constitution grants no formal, express authority to oversee or investigate the executive or program administration.” Furthermore, “Oversight is an implied rather than an enumerated power under the U.S. Constitution. […]

Why Mueller’s Investigation Should Remain Classified

Senator Schumer made a second plea today to have Mueller’s report made public. Senator McConnell blocked it. You can find a detailed description of the exchange in CNN’s article. I’m glad Senator McConnell blocked it. That’s as it should be. His comments, however, indicate the special counsel and the Justice Department will be releasing significant […]