Reasonable Disagreements
A Great Attorney General Pick, Barr None

A Great Attorney General Pick, Barr None

February 6, 2019

Recorded January 15, 2019

Hoover Institution fellows Richard Epstein and Adam White discuss President Trump’s nomination of William Barr to be Attorney General, a position that Barr previously held under President George H.W. Bush. They also discuss the possibility of President Trump invoking “emergency powers” to build a border wall without new congressional authorization. 

The Rule of Law and Other People’s Money

The Rule of Law and Other People’s Money

February 6, 2019

Hoover Institution fellows Richard Epstein and Adam White discuss Senator Elizabeth Warren’s call for an unprecedented “wealth tax,” and the constitutional problems that it raises. They also discuss the Supreme Court’s upcoming case on judicial “deference” to agencies’ legal interpretations (Kisor v. Wilkie).