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"the actions underscore the president’s willingness, all the way through his four years in the White House, to flex his constitutional powers in ways that defy convention and explicitly aid his friends and supporters" @JonLemire 

Ms. Olivares has been nominated to run for a seat in the Convention, with legal background, from comparative constitutional law and human rights, developed by NTHRA.

The Protocols Movement is now supporting the preparation of Diaguita participation in the process of Chile’s elected Constitutional Convention, which will begin deliberations on a new constitution April 23, 2021.

George Mason, delegate to Constitutional Convention, said in 1788 that a President should not be granted power to pardon because he might "pardon crimes which were advised by himself. It may happen, at some future day, that he will establish a monarchy, and destroy the republic."

@MEPFuller  The Founders thought about this. Per James Wilson of PA at the constitutional convention "Pardon is necessary for cases of treason, and is best placed in the hands of the Executive. If he be himself a party to the guilt he can be impeached and prosecuted.”

Labour's Sir Keir Starmer says he wants "a new phase of radical economic and political devolution across the United Kingdom," as he sets out plans for a Constitutional Convention which he calls "the boldest project Labour has embarked on in a generation."

Chilean lawmakers approved a bill to reserve seats for representatives of Indigenous communities in its upcoming constitutional convention.

George Mason, delegate to Constitutional Convention, said in 1788 that a President should not have power to pardon because he might "pardon crimes which were advised by himself. It may happen, at some future day, that he will establish a monarchy, and destroy the republic."

#OTD 1867, constitutional convention'>Louisiana Constitutional Convention, comprised of 49 White & 49 Black delegates, met in New Orleans. Funded public education, provided full citizenship for Black Americans & eliminated Black Codes. #MondayThoughts  #history  #HistoryMatters 

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Waiting for a certain political personality to claim that the Constitutional Convention of 1787 was “rigged."

FWIW, and pace Dingus Tom Cotton, no one at the constitutional convention or really at any other part of the creation of the American Republic said slavery was necessary to get the country off the ground but then later we'd get rid of it. No one.

Sen. Amy Klobuchar: "If you want to know why we have impeachment provisions in the Constitution, look back at what James Madison said at the Constitutional Convention. He said that he feared that a President would betray the trust of Americans for a foreign power."

The Impeachment hearings begin today. Remember James Madison’s words from the Constitutional Convention—we have impeachment to protect our country in the event a President “betray(s) his trust to foreign powers.” That is what impeachment proceedings are for: protecting democracy.

Little discussed consequence from last night -- D's flipped 7 state legislature, which throws sand in the tank of the machine pushing for a new constitutional convention.

I will proudly attend and perform for the National Rifle Association Convention in Dallas Texas on May 5. I value my constitutional rights, all of them.

@NRA  - We want your convention in Nebraska. Nebraskans love our constitutional rights! #2A 

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