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POD1:1.U.S. v. Trump. Recent news reports indicate that Ivanka Trump and Donald Trump, Jr., thetwo oldest children of U.S. President Donald Trump, were investigated and nearly charged with criminal real estate fraud under New York state law in 2012. Imagine that this investigation took place in 2017 instead of 2012 and that criminal charges were filedin a federal court under federal criminal statutes. Further imagine that federal prosecutors discovered the existence of a recorded conversation between President Trump, Ivanka Trump, and Jared Kushner (Ivanka's spouse) about the allegedly fraudulent real estate transactions, in which all three Trumps allegedly admit to misleading prospective buyers of Trump Soho condominiums. Both Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner are, in addition to their close family relations, high-level advisors to the President. If the federal district court issues a subpoena ordering President Trump to produce a transcript of this conversation for in camera inspection, can the President claim executive privilege?POD1 Q:Which of the following statements best captures the issue presented by this case? The issue is whether the transcript is protected by executive privilege.Which of the following best captures the question of institutional choice in this case? Whetherthe President or the courts should decide which of the President’s internal communications should be made public.POD2:2.ones v. Trump. In August of 2017, President Trump delivered a major speech outlining what he described as a bold new strategic vision for Afghanistan. According to senior presidential advisors, this strategy will increase the number of U.S. troops deployed to Afghanistan by roughly 4,000. Imagine that one of these service members, Jeremiah Jones, files suit challenging the President's authority to send additional troops into harm's way without statutory authorization from Congress. Further imagine that Jones's lawyers learn of written correspondence between President Trump and his top-level
national security advisors discussing the new strategy and debating whether further congressional authorization is required. If the federal district court issues a subpoena ordering President Trump to produce this correspondence for in camera inspection, can the President claim executive privilege?POD2 Q:Which of the following best captures the issue in this case? Whether the correspondence is protected by executive privilege.Does the President have a strong argument for executive privilege in this case? Yes. The President is particularly well-suited to making military and national security decisions, and the courts generally defer to the President’s judgment on such matters, which this case clearly implicates.POD3:3.U.S. v. McSlimey. Imagine that President Trump, on further reflection, elects to send 4,000 private military contractors to Afghanistan instead of U.S. troops. It subsequently emerges that Trump’s National Security Advisor, one Q.R. McSlimey, is subsequently investigated and charged with accepting a bribe from Greenwater Security, Inc., to

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