Note: this article was originally published in The Hill.
George Conway, the husband of White House counselor Kellyanne Conway, has organized a group with the goal of urging fellow conservative lawyers to speak out against the Trump administration’s actions.
“We believe in the rule of law, the power of truth, the independence of the criminal justice system, the imperative of individual rights and the necessity of civil discourse,” the group, Check and Balances, said in a mission statement. “We believe these principles apply regardless of the party or persons in power.”
The New York Times notes that the group’s launch comes as The Federalist Society, a conservative legal group, prepares to gather on Thursday for its 2018 convention.
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