By Robert A. Vella
There’s a rich source of topics to cover today, so let’s get right to it.
Laurence Tribe is a renowned constitutional law professor who has taught such notables as Barack Obama, John Roberts, and Elena Kagan. This week, he not only made a convincing case against Department of Justice policy which precludes the DOJ from criminally indicting a sitting U.S. president but also asserted that the U.S. Constitution requires such federal prosecution when warranted. From: WATCH: Harvard Law professor Laurence Tribe explains why the Constitution requires ability to indict sitting president
“The president and vice president run as a ticket. No president selects a vice president who wouldn’t strongly consider doing for him exactly what Vice President Gerald Ford did for President Richard Nixon: namely, give the president a full pardon shortly after he becomes the former president — whether that sudden reversal of fortune occurs…
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