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Recent rulings signal intent to restore constitutional separation of powers

Art Moore

Call it what you will – the “imperial presidency” or the “administrative state” – the power that the executive branch has accumulated over many decades is coming face to face with the Constitution, thanks to the Supreme Court’s originalist wing.

Associate Justices Clarence Thomas, Samuel Alito and Neil Gorsuch, in particular, have signaled in several significant opinions this term that they want to restore powers to Congress that the executive branch has usurped, reports Axios. …

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