Having beat charges himself by owning his US Senate jury?
He has announced he WANTS to be the judge and jury for his friends and enemies….
President Trump tweeted his first response to Attorney General William Barr’s criticism about meddling in criminal cases last night.
Said Trump: “This doesn’t mean that I do not have, as President, the legal right to do so, I do, but I have so far chosen not to!”
Trump’s tweet followed a remarkable interview with ABC News, in which Barr said, “I think it’s time to stop the tweeting about Department of Justice criminal cases,” adding that such statements “about the department, about people in the department, our men and women here, about cases pending here, and about judges before whom we have cases, make it impossible for me to do my job and to assure the courts and the prosecutors and the department that we’re doing our work with integrity.”
When the Justice Department decided not to charge former FBI Director James Comey with criminal charges “that sent Trump into a rage,” the Washington Post reports.
“He complained so loudly and swore so frequently in the Oval Office that some of his aides discussed it for days… Trump repeatedly said that Comey deserved to be charged.”
Said Trump: “Can you fucking believe they didn’t charge him?”
“Trump has also wanted charges filed against Comey’s former deputy, Andrew McCabe. A separate inspector general investigation concluded that McCabe lied to investigators about his role in authorizing disclosures for a Wall Street Journal story in October 2016 about internal FBI tensions over an investigation of the Clinton Foundation. A grand jury in Washington seemed poised to make a decision on the case last year before fizzling into inaction.”