Represent NYC: Can the Judicial Branch Keep the President in Check?

From immigration bans to bathroom bills, the Trump administration is taking swift steps to reverse protections put in place by Obama. However, some federal judges are saying, “not so fast.”

On this episode of “Represent NYC,” political analyst and author of “The Democracy Promotion Paradox,” Lincoln Mitchell, talks with Attorney and Rolling Stone writer Bridgette Dunlap and Professor of History and Human Rights Manu Bhagavan about the dangers of Trump’s authoritarian behavior, the judicial branch’s pivotal role in reviewing his executive orders and what the future looks like for the American people.

“Represent NYC” airs every Sunday at 7pm and repeats on Wednesdays at 9pm on MNN1 (TWC 34 & 1995, RCN 82, FiOS 33), MNN's HD Community Channel (TWC 1993) or streaming live on mnn.org.