It's executive privilege day on Advisory Opinions! After a brief update on the Texas abortion litigation, David and Sarah "dive right in" to a discussion of the January 6 commission subpoenas and the power of Donald Trump to use executive privilege to block testimony. Our hosts also talk about how "parents and pals" help debunk a Brett Kavanaugh conspiracy theory. And they wind up with a crazy clemency case that's likely to leave a man in prison because a Donald Trump sentence was just too ambiguous.
-5th Circuit abortion ruling
-POGO “The Limits of Executive Privilege”
-Nixon v. Administrator of General Services
-Harvard Law “Can Donald Trump still assert executive privilege?”
-2007 OLC memo
-Don McGahn opinion
-Mother Jones “Here’s the Truth About Brett Kavanaugh’s Finances”