President Trump doesn’t often give spontaneous interviews. Yesterday he did and, unsurprisingly, liberals rushed to defy the statement he made. The one small problem, they completely ignored the facts. While that is not altogether unusual these days, it is depressing that people who are supposed to be professional continue this avenue of attacks.
Here is what the president said;
“I have absolute right to do what I want to do with the Justice Department. But for purposes of hopefully thinking I’m going to be treated fairly, I’ve stayed uninvolved with this particular matter.”
President Trump also pointed out that Professor Alan Dershowitz of Harvard Law School agrees with that statement. It actually doesn’t matter if Dershowitz does or not (although he should). What the president said is fact. End of story right? Not even close when liberals are involved.
Representative Adam Schiff (D-CA) immediately jumped on the interview and completely denied what was said.
Trump: “I have absolute right to do what I want to do with the Justice Department.”
No, you don’t. You can do what you want with your golf courses. But the country and its Justice Department belong to the American people. https://t.co/60DFvIEMjk
— Adam Schiff (@RepAdamSchiff) December 29, 2017
OK Schiff, time for a law lesson which someone with almost 20 years in politics should not need:
The executive branch of the United States government is a unit. Meaning, if a person works in part of that branch, their boss is none other than the sitting president who happens to be President Trump.
The Department of Justice (DOJ) is a part of the executive branch. Attorney General Jeff Sessions is one of many who essentially work for the president.
This is not to say that President Trump can do anything he wants. If he chose to lie to the FBI or tell the DOJ how they should conduct an investigation, he would be on thin legal ice. However, despite Schiff’s beliefs, the president could fire special counsel Robert Mueller. President Trump could order AG Sessions to begin an investigation, etc.
“I have absolute right to do what I want to do with the Justice Department,” Trump tells @nytimes. “But for purposes of hopefully thinking I’m going to be treated fairly, I’ve stayed uninvolved with this particular matter.” @nytmike @shearm https://t.co/qGfuB3G4Mx
— Peter Baker (@peterbakernyt) December 29, 2017
It is important to note that Obama ran the government as if he controlled every aspect. He rarely cared if he exceeded his authority and neither did his Democratic fanatics. Former Attorney General Eric Holder called himself Obama’s “wing-man” and said he was “there with my boy.” Can you imagine if AG Sessions said that? Democrats might have a collective heart attack.
President Trump and his administration have repeatedly said that he will not interfere with the investigation or fire Mueller. They should save their breath. The left isn’t listening, they don’t understand the law, and they are now ignoring the Constitution as well.
Source: Daily Wire