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Fri Apr 19, 2019, 07:35 AM

And the principle that no person is above the law." - #MuellerReport




“The conclusion that Congress may apply the obstruction laws to the President’s corrupt exercise of the powers of office accords with our constitutional system of checks and balances and the principle that no person is above the law.” - #MuellerReport


Indeedy

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Reply And the principle that no person is above the law." - #MuellerReport (Original post)
Soph0571 Apr 2019 OP
kentuck Apr 2019 #1
Pachamama Apr 2019 #2
Harker Apr 2019 #4
Botany Apr 2019 #3
anarch Apr 2019 #5
zaj Apr 2019 #6

Response to Soph0571 (Original post)

Fri Apr 19, 2019, 07:37 AM

1. But no person is above the law if...

Congress uses its authority. If they do not, then a person can be above the law.

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Response to kentuck (Reply #1)

Fri Apr 19, 2019, 07:49 AM

2. +10000

Completely agree

If he is not impeached then he is above the law and the bar set in such a way that every President in future can do as they wish. The laws be damned.

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Response to kentuck (Reply #1)

Fri Apr 19, 2019, 08:59 AM

4. Right.

That's what troubles me about the "just not worth it " line of thinking.

Every concession brings more lawlessness.

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Response to Soph0571 (Original post)

Fri Apr 19, 2019, 08:54 AM

3. In other words Mueller wrote the report for Congress not A.G./Fixer Barr

n/t

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Response to Soph0571 (Original post)

Fri Apr 19, 2019, 08:59 AM

5. well, a "person," sure...but that principle says nothing about God Emperors

I think we need to get the Republicans to openly and publicly state for the record that this is what they are going with. It holds up to logic, right? These laws were written for men...not for deities or superhuman demigod-types.

I mean, this is how it is for them, isn't it? Their disgusting orange God Emperor is infallible; mere human standards cannot be taken to apply....

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Response to Soph0571 (Original post)

Fri Apr 19, 2019, 10:14 AM

6. Republicans and Democrats agree that the Constitutional limits...

...apply to Democrats

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