President Donald Trump just appointed himself America"s judge and jury, casting even deeper doubts on whether the nation"s impartial justice system can withstand his expanding political assault.
President Donald Trump on Tuesday picked a handful of corrupt former officials and corrupt wealthy influence peddlers and granted them clemency, just days after his administration"s latest controversy: accusations that he was tipping the scales of justice in favor of his friend Roger Stone (which he keeps saying he has every right to do, but denies...Read More
Former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojovich, a Democrat who has served eight years of a 14-year prison sentence for a host of public corruption charges, including trying to solicit money for an appointment to former President Barack Obama"s vacated Senate seat, thanks President Donald Trump after Trump commuted his prison sentence.
Attorney General William Barr has told people he"s considered resigning over President Donald Trump"s interference with Justice Department matters, particularly the President"s tweets, according to a source close to the situation.
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