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Response to drray23 (Original post)

Wed Jul 24, 2019, 09:40 PM

3. Because at this time there is no legal authority to the contrary.

No court has ruled on the issue, and if a prosecutor ever tried to indict a sitting president that indictment would be challenged on the basis cited in the OLC memos, the constitutional doctrine of separation of powers. The question would surely wind up at the Supreme Court, and maybe we don't want this court to make that decision. But because a court has not decided the issue, the OLC memos are the only thing Mueller had to rely on.

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