What might be next in American politics in light of the latest developments? Where is the US heading under the Trump Presidency? Will it begin to resemble an authoritarian state? What will the consequences be if Robert Mueller’s investigation comes to a head? Maria Armoudian discusses these impending issues with Louis Michael Seidman, Sanford Levinson, and Mark Peterson.

Louis Michael Seidman is a Professor of Constitutional Law at Georgetown University Law School. He is the author of Silence and Freedom and On Constitutional Disobedience. 

Sanford Levinson is a Professor of Political Science and Law at the University of Texas at Austin. He is the author of Our Undemocratic Constitution: Where the Constitution Goes Wrong (And How We the People Can Correct It) and Framed: America’s 51 Constitutions and the Crisis of Governance.

Mark Peterson is a Professor of Public Policy and Political Science Law at UCLA. He is the author of Legislating Together: The White House and Capitol Hill from Eisenhower to Reagan.

 

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