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New Global Declaration of Democratic Principles

At the Munich Security Conference today, a group of former world leaders released a Declaration of Principles aimed at reaffirming shared democratic principles and a rules-based order in response to the rising tide of authoritarianism and anti-democratic trends in many countries.  The Declaration for Freedom, Prosperity, and...

Document: Gag Order in Roger Stone Case

On Friday, Judge Amy Berman Jackson of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia instituted a gag order on counsel for the parties and witnesses in the Roger Stone case, additionally prohibiting all participants from making any public comments in the vicinity of the courthouse that...

Document: Border Emergency Proclamation

  On Friday, the president issued the following proclamation establishing that a national emergency exists on the southern border pursuant to the National Emergencies Act. BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA A PROCLAMATION The current situation at the southern border presents a border security and humanitarian crisis that...