The Democrats, represented by Elizabeth Wydra of the Constitutional Accountability Center, want the full U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit to overturn a panel ruling that struck down the CFPB’s leadership design. In a proposed friend-of-the court brief filed late Tuesday, the Democrats urged the court to restore the agency’s structure.
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CAC President Elizabeth Wydra appeared on The Daily Drum with Harold Fisher to discuss the Fourteenth Amendment's guarantee of liberty and equality.
With Donald Trump positioned to profit immeasurably from the presidency, the American people are getting a lesson in advanced constitutional law, learning about a clause of the Constitution that many lawyers have never even heard of: the Emoluments Clause.
Warren would “be terrific” on the judiciary panel, said Judith Schaeffer, vice president of the liberal Constitutional Accountability Center. She praised Warren’s grilling of Wells Fargo CEO John Stumpf a few months ago as a model of the senator’s ability and willingness to challenge people before the committee. “You want someone who is going to look at the record and ask tough questions,” Schaeffer said. She also pointed to Warren’s statement on Sessions for having “none of this Senate clubby stuff. . . . It was ‘Look at his record. This is of grave concern.’ ”
"It does mean an entrenched conservative majority. but the real impact will be if there are more vacancies opening up in the next few years-- possibly Justice [Ruth Bader] Ginsburg, [Justice Stephen] Breyer or [Justice Anthony] Kennedy," Elizabeth Wydra, president of the Constitutional Accountability Center, told Fox News Chief Legal Correspondent Shannon Bream. "That majority could do things like overturn Roe v. Wade," the 1973 decision legalizing abortion.