Media Hits and Commentary (6/6/17 – 6/12/17)

June 21st, 2017

During the second week in June, my commentary shifted from talking about the travel ban to talking about Comey’s testimony on Capital Hill, and the investigation by Director Mueller.




  • Guest on the Heritage Foundation’s SCOTUS 101 Podcast to discuss Trump’s Short List (June 6, 2017) (Audio).

Josh Blackman, a civil law expert at South Texas College of Law-Houston who is not involved in the case, said the county must comply with Rosenthal’s ruling regardless of an appeal to the Supreme Court.

Blackman and another independent expert – David Coale, a partner with the Dallas law firm Lynn Pinker Cox and Hurst – said the 5th Circuit judges who issued the ruling were a “representative cross-section” of the full court, with two Republican appointees and one Obama appointee.