As we studied, in the 1800 election, it was Jeffersonian-Democrat-Republicans versus Federalists that attacked many political personalities in newspapers [Aurora]. Luckily in by 1803 Marbury vs. Madison released the jurisprudence and mind of Jurist John Marshall and saved our new Constitution from collapse. When Congress, through legislation, abolished the courts for 14 months Marshall knew he needed to protect the judical branch which is 1/3 of the government. Justice Marshall's genius saved the checks and balances that will possibly be used in the next four years.
There are so many conflicts of interest for the new Trump Presidency [Russia, Turkey, China, hacking, harassment allegations, Attorney General pick/KKK statements, EPA, Deustch Bank loans, Real Estate deals, financial investments, blind trust, dozens of settled cases in court from the 1970s, and etc.] Monday is a great challenge for our electors if they understand American history, because as history students what we want to look at is, are the courts to become a purely political branch or remain a constitutional branch that decides "what the law is"?