A Double Dose of Lawlessness

(Atlantic Politics) – Garrett Epps:

The picture of the early days of the Trump administration is of a tiny, toxic cabal, fundamentally dismissive of constitutional or legal constraint. Congressional security statutes, the established procedures of the executive branch, the legal responsibilities of cabinet secretaries, the legal duties of military and intelligence officials, were cobwebs to be brushed aside.

It’s not that, to the White House, law didn’t matter.

It’s that it didn’t exist.

The same is true with the Flynn matter. …

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Sally Yates

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