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THE VIEW FROM K STREET: The Supreme Court’s ruling striking down President Donald Trump‘s attempt to dismantle the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program because the Trump administration failed to follow the Administrative Procedure Act elicited criticism of the administration from at least one Republican lobbyist.

— “This decision is another example how the Trump Administration’s unwillingness to go through normal rule-makings has undermined its ability to make decisions that can survive court challenges,” Stewart Verdery of Monument Advocacy, who served in President George W. Bush‘s administration, wrote on Thursday in a LinkedIn post. “We have seen major initiatives, especially in the immigration arena, issued by executive orders short on an official administrative record and chance for comment. This failure to understand how to deploy executive branch power will be studied for years to come by political scientists and constitutional scholars.”