Restoring the First Branch


Testimony on Congressional Capacity SCOMC
Kevin Kosar

Written testimony of Kevin R. Kosar
Vice President of Research Partnerships, R Street Institute
Before the U.S. House of Representatives, Select Committee on the Modernization of Congress,…

, VOA News
Suspense Grows Over Possible Bolton Impeachment Testimony
Casey Burgat

From VOA News:

“(Democrats) are going to have to take the risk of putting him in front of a camera and potentially saying nothing explosive, which would basically throw their case under the bus,”…

, The Augusta Chronicle
Editorial: Long fight ahead to subdue overreach
Philip Wallach

From The Augusta Chronicle:

“The 115th Congress took up two major reform statutes,” said Philip Wallach, a policy expert on governance for the R Street Institute think tank, wrote for National…

, Fox News
Reporter’s Notebook: Where Pelosi, Senate may stand with Trump impeachment trial in limbo
James Wallner

From Fox News:

However, James Wallner of the R Street Institute argued the Senate could alter impeachment rules at any time. “Article I, section 5, clause 2 of the Constitution empowers the…

, The Regulatory Review
Week in Review – January 3, 2020
Philip Wallach

From The Regulatory Review:

The Trump Administration has largely failed to deliver on its promise to deconstruct the administrative state, Phillip Wallach of free-market think tank R…

, CATO Institute
Wall Street Journal Editorial Board Misses the Mark on Congressional Staffing
Casey Burgat

From CATO Institute:

In conclusion, I’ll turn to R St. Institute’s Casey Burgat, who’s been sounding this alarm for a while. He warns:
As the size and complexity of the federal government…

, The Epoch Times
Trump Administration Issues Record-Low Number of Regulations Amid Red Tape-Cutting Drive
Philip Wallach

From The Epoch Times:

Philip Wallach, a senior fellow at the R Street Institute, argued in an op-ed for the National Review that despite the deregulatory efforts of the administration, more…

, Legislative Procedure
Do Articles of Impeachment Expire?
Casey Burgat

On December 18th, the House of Representatives approved two articles of impeachment against President Trump. After that, as we have all been taught, the Senate is supposed to take over the…

, 14th & G
Everything You Need To Know About a Senate Impeachment Trial
James Wallner

From 14th & G:

Welcome to this week’s episode of 14th & G! I’m joined by Dr. James Wallner, American University lecturer, author, and expert in legislative procedure. James and I…

, The Federalist
Your Guide To What Happens Next With Impeachment
James Wallner

Now that the House of Representatives has voted to impeach President Trump, action shifts to the Senate, whose members are charged by the Constitution to determine whether he should be convicted or…