But a new memo from the Congressional Research Service considers whether such resolutions are permissible in practice, and concludes: “It would appear that Congress may censure the President through a simple (one chamber) or concurrent (two chamber) resolution, or other non-binding measure, so long as the censure does not carry with it any legal consequence.” See The Constitutionality of Censuring the President, CRS Legal Sidebar, March 12, 2018.
Other new and updated publications from the Congressional Research Service include the following.
Threats to National Security Foiled? A Wrap Up of New Tariffs on Steel and Aluminum, CRS Legal Sidebar, March 12, 2018
Cybersecurity: Selected Issues for the 115th Congress, March 9, 2018
Defense Primer: U.S. Transportation Command (TRANSCOM), CRS In Focus, March 6, 2018
Does Executive Privilege Apply to the Communications of a President-elect?, CRS Legal Sidebar, March 8, 2018
The United Kingdom: Background, Brexit, and Relations with the United States, updated March 12, 2018
Northern Ireland: Current Issues and Ongoing Challenges in the Peace Process, updated March 12, 2018
TPP Countries Sign New CPTPP Agreement without U.S. Participation, CRS Insight, March 9, 2018