AU noted that in November, Barr joined former attorneys general Edwin Meese
III and Michael B.
Ronald Reagan's attorney general, Edwin Meese
, III, challenged this view, most notably in a speech delivered to the American Bar Association in 1985, arguing for a return to the original understanding of the Constitution as binding law.
As the world buzzed with reactions, I joined former Attorney General Edwin Meese
III in front of a couple hundred people gathered for the annual Friends of Ronald Reagan dinner at Los Angeles' California Club, where Reagan would gather with his Kitchen Cabinet to stand up the administration that would change the world.
Cummings, a former senior advisor to Congress, explores the relationship between US presidents and their most trusted advisors: William McKinley and George Cortelyou, George Washington and Alexander Hamilton, Abraham Lincoln and William Seward, Woodrow Wilson and Edward House, Franklin Roosevelt and Louis Howe, Harry Truman and Clark Clifford, Dwight Eisenhower and Sherman Adams, Ronald Reagan and the oTroikao (Edwin Meese
, James Baker, and Michael Deaver), Bill Clinton and Hillary Rodham Clinton, and George W.
Among those who signed include John Ashcroft, Michael Mukasey, Edwin Meese
III and Ramsey Clark, who served as attorneys general under former Presidents George W.
Former Attorney General Edwin Meese
's slugfest with the American Bar Association over what he called a threat to religious liberty received little attention.
O* Hans von Spakovsky is a senior legal fellow in the Edwin Meese
III Center for Legal and Judicial Studies at The Heritage Foundation.
The length of the confirmation for Lynch represented the third-longest in history, trailing only Edwin Meese
III, a nominee of President Reagan, and A.
Backing the idea of the Grate Society was presidential counselor Edwin Meese
: "People go to soup kitchens because the food is free and that's easier than paying for it."
Attorney General Edwin Meese
, assisted by our own now Justice Stephen Markman, gave a series of speeches in 1985, in which he called for originalist jurisprudence and condemned activist precedents.
In 1986, the Iran-Contra affair erupted as President Ronald Reagan and Attorney General Edwin Meese
revealed that profits from secret arms sales to Iran had been diverted to Nicaraguan rebels.