Media Mention

Chris Truax in The Hill

July 4, 2024

Writing in The Hill, Charter Member Chris Truax reacted to the Supreme Court’s finding of broad presidential immunity from criminal prosecution in the case of Trump v. U.S.:

For one thing, the majority’s image of an all-powerful and uncheckable presidency that cannot afford to be distracted by “a pall of potential prosecution” has nothing to do with originalism. They’ve made it up out of their own heads. There is nothing in the Constitution that says the president can never be questioned about any of his actions. If the Founders had wanted to include an executive branch equivalent of the speech and debate clause, they were perfectly capable of doing so. They did not.

Read the piece here.