Then-candidate Donald Trump hugs his son Donald Trump Jr. at a campaign rally in 2016.
Presidents past have used this nearly limitless power to halt criminal prosecutions before. What's to stop Trump?
Migration legislation does not require judicial authorisation for a person to be deprived of their freedom.
In a free society, it ought never to be lawful for a government to detain people by executive order alone.
President Donald Trump.
Ousting an executive leader from office doesn't always have the intended effect, as these examples from Central and South America show.
An anti-U.S. protest in Yemen during Trump’s visit to Saudi Arabia.
Congress is trying to curb the president's ties to human rights abusers, harkening back to landmark legislation of the 1970s.
U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions testifies before the Senate Intelligence Committee.
Laws that limit presidential power won't enforce themselves – Congress must act.
Adam Cranston, is facing charges in relation to his alleged involvement in the Plutus Payroll tax fraud case. Cases like this highlight how the corporate veil works.
The corporate veil, traditionally friend of directors and foe of outsiders, may have turned double agent.
President Donald Trump speaks during a news conference.
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Research shows that context matters for understanding what a person's words mean – especially when power dynamics are involved.