Trump is stress-testing the Department of Justice.

Is Trump Breaking Norms or Breaking Laws?

Is Trump Breaking Norms or Breaking Laws?

Getting to know the real Donald Trump.
May 23 2018 11:38 AM

Trump’s Challenge to Prosecutorial Independence

The president’s demand to the Department of Justice is wildly inappropriate, but is it illegal?

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Jacob Weisberg talks to Rebecca Roiphe of New York Law School about the stress test Trump is putting on prosecutorial independence and how the DOJ is responding to it.

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