Trump Is Getting Called Out for Claiming He's Our 'Chief Law Enforcement Officer' the Same Day He Let Criminals Off the Hook
On Tuesday during a press gaggle, President Donald Trump responded to comments made by his Attorney General William Barr.
Barr told ABC News that Trump's incessant tweeting made his job harder.
Rage-Filled Lou Dobbs Accuses Trump's Attorney General of Working With the Deep State After He Criticized Trump
Attorney General William Barr criticized President Donald Trump's tweets about Justice Department prosecutors' sentencing recommendation for Trump ally Roger Stone.
Barr—who overrode the recommendation after Trump railed against it on Twitter—said Trump's tweets made it impossible to do his job, though some people believe his words weren't to rein in Trump, but to mitigate public outrage.
Fox Host Lou Dobbs is not one of those people.
William Barr Slams Trump for His Tweets About the Stone Case, But People Think They Know What's Really Going On
People cried foul earlier this week when the Justice Department overrode four career prosecutors to recommend a reduced sentence for former Trump campaign advisor Roger Stone.
The Department's decision came only a day after Trump railed against the prosecutors' recommendation on Twitter, leading many to believe the Department reduced the sentence recommendation because the President interceded on his ally's behalf.
All four prosecutors on the case resigned in response to the change.
Joe Scarborough Goes Off on Republican Senators Who Acquitted Trump After Trump's DOJ Intervenes in Roger Stone Sentencing
People were astounded when the Justice Department overrode the sentence recommendation of its own prosecutors against staunch President Donald Trump ally, Roger Stone, after the President railed against the recommendation on Twitter. Stone was convicted on multiple felonies last year, including lying to Congress and obstruction of justice.
After the President's public rebuke and the Justice Department's acquiescence to it, all four prosecutors withdrew from the Roger Stone case. One left the Justice Department all together.
Chuck Schumer Perfectly Shames Trump After His Justice Department Signals It Will Override Roger Stone Sentencing
Former advisor to President Donald Trump's 2016 campaign, Roger Stone, was indicted and convicted for lying to Congress and obstructing justice.
On Tuesday, the Department of Justice recommended Stone be sentenced to seven to nine years in prison. The recommendation was signed by the case's top prosecutor.
That's when things got...interesting.
Trump's Attorney General Orders that Investigations into Presidential Candidates Now Require His Written Approval
With President Donald Trump officially acquitted in the impeachment trial against him, Attorney General William Barr is taking steps to make sure his boss never has to endure basic accountability again.
Barr issued a memo to Justice Department officials with guidelines for conducting investigations into politically notable individuals. Among the new rules?
Any investigations into a presidential candidate will require his written approval.
Congressional subpoenas are a vital investigative and legal tool compelling witnesses to provide information, allowing Congress to fulfill its constitutional duties of oversight.
Yet under President Donald Trump's administration, subpoenas have been rendered all but decorative. Most recently, the White House instructed staff not to comply with congressional subpoenas seeking information in the impeachment inquiry against the President.