Will Biden Destroy the FEC?
It's no secret that the Biden Administration and Democrat members of Congress are trying to radically change the Federal Election Commission and campaign finance law through the so-called "For the People Act" (see prior blogs here, here, and here), but the Biden Administration is making plans to change the dynamic of the FEC in the likely event that the legislation doesn't pass the Senate. In a memo obtained by Axios, the Biden Administration lays out its plan to sidestep Republican input on nominees to the body and make the FEC more "pro-enforcement."Read more
Biden-Harris Administration Questions Harris’ Actions as California Attorney General in Donor Privacy Case
A little over a year after RNLA wrote about the 9th Circuit’s decision in Americans for Prosperity Foundation v. Becerra, the Supreme Court granted certiorari to determine whether private non-profit organizations could be compelled to disclose their major donors under the First Amendment’s freedom of association.
While the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals upheld the practice enforced by former California Attorney General and current Vice-President Kamala Harris and President Bidens’ DHHS nominee, current California Attorney General Xavier Becerra, the Biden-Harris Administration isn’t so sold.Read more
Grassley Asks WH for Answers on the Admin's Reported Court Reform Commission
On Thursday, Senate Judiciary Ranking Member Chuck Grassley wrote a letter to White House Counsel Dana Remus inquiring about reports that the Biden Administration would be creating a commission to recommend changes to the federal judiciary.
NEW → @ChuckGrassley is pressing the White House for information regarding reports of the formation of a ‘bipartisan commission’ to develop policies to “reform” the Supreme Court and federal judiciary.https://t.co/ZtpIjQfCuG— Sen. Grassley Press (@GrassleyPress) February 5, 2021