THOUGHTS & MUSINGS ON POLITICS & THE UNIVERSE

A BLOG BY SHANNON FISHER

15 Things You Didn’t Know About The National Press Club

The National Press Club isn’t famous for the rifts it has caused in marriages, or for being an establishment that houses stolen gold rush artifacts, but the building has a rich history far beyond notable press conferences.

November 3, 2017 · Leave a comment

How Reporters Learn What Was Said in Private White House Communications

Per the Presidential Records Act of 1978, Presidents and Vice Presidents must turn over all of their records to the National Archives upon leaving office.

September 3, 2017 · Leave a comment

Are White House Leaks Illegal?

There are leakers in every department of the federal government, including intelligence agencies. Any information leaked that is not classified would not warrant an official investigation, as it is not against the law.

July 27, 2017 · Leave a comment

Donald Trump’s Leadership Strategy: Malign. Divide. Deflect. Conquer. Repeat.

The safeguards put into place by the United States Constitution to prevent absolute power in the hands of the Executive Branch are being threatened.

May 10, 2017 · 2 Comments

Petition Before SCOTUS Seeks To Nullify Election

A largely unnoticed and potentially landmark case sits before the Justices of the Supreme Court of the United States. A petition for a writ of mandamus seeking to nullify the results of the 2016 U.S. Presidential election sits on the SCOTUS docket.

February 9, 2017 · 19 Comments

Crisis Point: Former Senate Majority Leaders Tom Daschle and Trent Lott on Partisan Gridlock in Washington

I recently had the pleasure of hosting former co-Senate Majority Leaders Tom Daschle and Trent Lott to discuss their new co-authored book, Crisis Point.

March 13, 2016 · 1 Comment