Trump’s attorney general puts partisan politics before justice
Despite a belated show of independence, the US attorney general has been a willing pawn in Trump’s interference in criminal investigations being carried out by the Department of Justice
Can he do that? The answer is, for the most part, yes. Of the all post-Watergate presidents, none has blurred the boundaries of legality so flagrantly as the Oval Office’s current occupant. And none has been so assiduously enabled by his attorney general.
As the dust begins to settle following US president Donald Trump’s acquittal and subsequent purge of witnesses who testified about his attempts to extort the Ukrainian president, Volodymyr Zelenskyy, a...
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