David B. Rivkin Jr., a partner at Baker Hostetler LLP, is a member of the firm’s litigation, international and environmental groups; he co-chairs the firm’s appellate and major motions team.
The majority of Americans describe themselves as conservative politically. They believe in the principles of political and economic freedom, and want to enjoy the fruits of their own labor.
On The Issues
The president cannot write—or rewrite—the laws. The Constitution makes Congress the legislature, and the president cannot simply ignore its decisions.