Beto O’Rourke Takes Aim at Trump With Proposed Reforms

Democratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke on Tuesday proposed executive branch reforms to limit pardons and strengthen enforcement of the U.S. Constitution’s anti-corruption provisions to prevent abuses of presidential power, which is central to Democrats’ impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump.

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Prisons Chief Pledges to Implement Criminal-Justice Reform

The head of the Bureau of Prisons on Thursday reaffirmed the Trump administration’s commitment to implementing the landmark criminal-justice bill signed into law last year, even as reform advocates raised concerns about how some of the law’s key provisions are taking shape.

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