Media Mention

Bob Bauer and Jack Goldsmith on “Morning Joe”

April 10, 2024

Co-chairs Bob Bauer and Jack Goldsmith joined MSNBC’s Morning Joe to discuss the new “Principles for Insurrection Act Reform” jointly issued by the Presidential Reform Project and American Law Institute:

“The essential problem with the statute is that the triggers for the president’s use of the authority are much too broad and use antiquated language,” Jack said.

“And most importantly, there is no limit on the president’s ability to use the power. Congress is basically out of the game. So we proposed a set of reforms to try to change those things, to narrow the uses of the statue, and to make sure there was a time limit on its use without Congressional authorization.”

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