• Congressional Leadership: Crash Course Government and Politics #8
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    Congressional Leadership: Crash Course Government and Politics #8

    Hi, I’m Craig and this is Crash Course Government and Politics, and today we’re going to examine the leadership structure of Congress! I know, pretty exciting stuff! Now calm down, let me explain. [Theme Music] Are you ready to talk about Congressional leadership? You better be. So, the Congressional leadership are the Congresspersons with titles like Majority Leader and Minority Whip, and they have a lot to do with political parties, so we’re going to talk about what the political parties do in Congress as well. Even if you don’t follow politics, you probably have heard of the name and titles, if not the functions, of the various leaders. I’m…

  • The 25th Amendment, Vice Presidential Selection and Remaining Issues in Presidential Succession
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    The 25th Amendment, Vice Presidential Selection and Remaining Issues in Presidential Succession

    we’re going to we’re going to begin again the second panel we’re not going to break but we are happy you’re still with us so in this panel we’re going to I would say deepen and broaden the conversation we’re going to have conversation about the 25th amendment and how it’s played out over the years we’re also going to look at another aspect of state lawyers and public service related to the vice-presidency an effort we did here with several of the members of our panel on the selection of the vice president I’m going to briefly introduce the panelists many of you know them we have overview to…

  • Mike Pence – The Constitution and the Presidency
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    Mike Pence – The Constitution and the Presidency

    All of us students here at Hillsdale, study Pericles’ Funeral Oration. Thucydides records his words to the Athenians, “The bravest are surely those who have the clearest vision of what is before them, glory and danger alike and yet not withstanding go out to meet it.” A year ago American Conservatives were in retreat and disarray. The media chanted to Republicans, “You must become moderates or go extinct. The spectra of our new president’s post Christian, post American role loomed in progressive dominated congress, courts and white house. It seemed like there was no line left for us to hold. A few leaders saw the personal and political dangers of…

  • CIA Director Sworn In On Constitution With NO BILL OF RIGHTS! – Political Maniacs
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    CIA Director Sworn In On Constitution With NO BILL OF RIGHTS! – Political Maniacs

    newly minted c_i_a_ director john brennan who took his oath of office our constitution that was missing a certain something old-boy vice president joe biden privately so warring c_i_a_ director john brennan today in the roosevelt room of the white house the white house notes that bring took the oath of office on the constitution original draft as seventeen eighty seven document that’s still bears george washington’s penmanship in annotations except there is a one very rather large patriotic problem this verse in the constitution simile symbolically appear in its original origins in extremely flawed elmo emblem in one very important way this cannon does not include a little thing…

  • ‘How Donald Trump Could Get Fired’: The 25th Amendment | The Last Word | MSNBC
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    ‘How Donald Trump Could Get Fired’: The 25th Amendment | The Last Word | MSNBC

    >>I’VE HAD FOR A WHILE, OVER THE WEEKEND I HAD ENOUGH. >>HE BOUNCES OFF AND HITS SOMETHING ELSE. AND THAT’S NOT THE MOST REASSURING IMAGE YOU WANT IN A NUCLEAR AGE AT THE HIGHEST LEVELS. >>THAT IS TWO PRESIDENTIAL HISTORIANS DESCRIBED PRESIDENT TRUMP’S RECENT BEHAVIOR ON “MORNING JOE TODAY.” “HOW TRUMP COULD GET FIRED” IMPEACHMENT AND THE LESSER KNOWN PROCESS DESCRIBED IN THE 25th AMENDMENT. REPUBLICAN WHO WORKED IN THE OFFICE OF THE VICE PRESIDENT IN THE FIRST BUSH WHITE HOUSE SAID THIS IN THE NEW YORKER ABOUT THE CHANCE OF PRESIDENT TRUMP BEING REMOVED FROM OFFICE. IT’S SOMEWHERE IN THE BIG MIDDLE GROUND BETWEEN A 1% CHANCE AND 50.…

  • Is President Donald Trump Violating The Constitution’s Emolument Clause? | NBC News Now
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    Is President Donald Trump Violating The Constitution’s Emolument Clause? | NBC News Now

    WE WILL KEEP OUR SHARPEES OUT OF THIS ONE. THIS ONE.>>Reporter: ALL RIGHT.>>Reporter: ALL RIGHT. SOUND GOOD. SOUND GOOD.>>THANKS.>>THANKS.>>>THIS WEEK, VICE PRESIDENT>>>THIS WEEK, VICE PRESIDENT MIKE PENCE SPENT TWO NIGHTS AT MIKE PENCE SPENT TWO NIGHTS AT PRESIDENT TRUMP’S GOLF RESORTS. PRESIDENT TRUMP’S GOLF RESORTS. HE THOUGHT IT WAS AT PRESIDENT HE THOUGHT IT WAS AT PRESIDENT TRUMP’S SUGGESTION. TRUMP’S SUGGESTION. HE DENIED THE DECISION. HE DENIED THE DECISION. THIS IS REKINDLING A DECISION OF THIS IS REKINDLING A DECISION OF THE EMOLLIENT CLAUSES, HEAMERICA THE EMOLLIENT CLAUSES, HEAMERICA ARE FOOTING THE BILL FOR THE ARE FOOTING THE BILL FOR THE HOME. HOME. HE HAD HIS MEETINGS, O, OF HE…

  • LBJ’s ‘Passage of Power’: The Transformation of a ‘Legislative Genius’
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    LBJ’s ‘Passage of Power’: The Transformation of a ‘Legislative Genius’

    bjbjLULU JUDY WOODRUFF: And finally tonight, the unfolding drama of a political figure at a key turning point in American history. Gwen Ifill has our conversation. GWEN IFILL: Historian Robert Caro has spent nearly four decades telling the story of a single man, former President Lyndon Baines Johnson. The fourth hefty volume in his series of biographies is “The Passage of Power.” It covers the pivotal four years between 1960 and 1964, as Johnson rose from senator to vice president then, through the stunning tragedy of the Kennedy assassination, to president. And there is yet a fifth volume to come. Robert Caro joins me now. Thank you. ROBERT CARO, author:…

  • Full Interview: Senator Cory Booker on Rosario Dawson, Trump’s Tweets, and a Female Vice President
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    Full Interview: Senator Cory Booker on Rosario Dawson, Trump’s Tweets, and a Female Vice President

    I want to remind you. You were here before. Before you became senator. And let’s just show everybody how good I am at what I do. OK. And I understand that you turned down– I think President Obama offered you a position, and you turned it down to stay where you are, and I think that’s admirable. But then when your term is up, you pass the torch to someone else, and you become senator, and then you become president. I appreciate you– I appreciate that. Think about it. I [INAUDIBLE] I mean– I– you seem to have a gift of prophecy. Would you like to tell me what I’m…

  • How does impeachment work? – Alex Gendler
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    How does impeachment work? – Alex Gendler

    For most jobs, it’s understood that you can be fired, whether for crime, incompetence, or just poor performance. But what if your job happens to be the most powerful position in the country, or the world? That’s where impeachment comes in. Impeachment isn’t the same as actually removing someone from office. Like an indictment in criminal court, it’s only the formal accusation that launches a trial, which could end in conviction or acquittal. Originating in the United Kingdom, impeachment allowed Parliament to vote for removing a government official from office even without the king’s consent. Although this was an important check on royal power, the king couldn’t be impeached because…