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Adam J. White

Adam J. White is a resident scholar at the American Enterprise Institute and director of George Mason University’s C. Boyden Gray Center for the Study of the Administrative State.

Articles by Adam J. White (page 1)

February 13, 2021 5:30 am

The Whataboutist Defense of Trump’s Violent Political Rhetoric

His lawyers’ everybody-does-it argument doesn’t exonerate him—but it does remind us of the importance of rejecting such rhetoric.
Adam J. White
February 5, 2021 5:30 am

A Defeated 2020 Candidate Asks the House to Overturn Her Loss

Echoing Trump’s January 6 tactic, the loser of the race for Iowa’s 2nd Congressional District wants the House of Representatives to override the state’s results.
Adam J. White
December 3, 2020 5:30 am

Bill Barr’s Very “Special” Episode

The attorney general wants the benefits of special counsel status for John Durham, but without bearing the costs. He’s not alone.
Adam J. White
December 1, 2020 5:30 am

Mentally Seceding from the Union

It’s not just the combativeness of elections that drives Americans apart—it’s also how we live together and govern ourselves.
Adam J. White
November 10, 2020 4:51 pm

Bill Barr’s Election Memo: Justice Delayed

Read the attorney general not literally, but seriously.
Adam J. White
November 9, 2020 5:30 am

Trump’s Farewell Fiasco

The president’s post-election lawsuits and the real constitutional stakes.
Adam J. White
October 30, 2020 4:10 pm

Trump DOJ Accused of Trying to Commandeer Walmart Pharmacists

Lawsuit alleges a stunning list of abuses.
Adam J. White
September 19, 2020 10:01 pm

Save the Vote, Save the Court

And save the country.
Adam J. White
August 13, 2020 5:30 am

COVID-19 and the Costs of Unsteady Administration

The new executive orders are just the latest example of chaotic, uncertainty-inducing leadership at a moment that demands the opposite.
Adam J. White
July 20, 2020 5:30 am

Courting Lawlessness

President Trump can’t blame the Supreme Court for whatever chaos he’s now cooking up.
Adam J. White