Saint Thomas and Trump’s Executive Order

Posted May 9, 2017 2:46 pm by admin

Pursuant to President Trump’s executive order on the notorious Johnson Amendment, my Dad put me onto an article in the National Review, recounting the limitations of this well-intentioned action of the Commander-in-Chief. The author makes a good case that personal executive orders cannot stand against the full force of entrenched law, which is where the real battle should be.
The answer to the Johnson Amendment, however, is to either repeal the statute or overturn it in court.
 
After all, any executive order can be easily remanded not only by a contrary-minded judge, as we seen happen twice now with Trump’s other executive

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