Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Memories of Watergate

The idea that Trump fired Comey because he didn't appropriately handle the end of the Hillary investigation doesn't pass the smell test. It's an obvious lie. Trump had more than a hundred days to fire him for that reason. This is all about the Russia investigation, which is starting to hit a little too close to home for Trump, and the whole world knows it.

The Associated Press (the most non-political press organization in the country) says: Trump Thrusts US Presidency into Perilous Area

Lawfare calls it a profoundly dangerous thing.

The New York Times points out that Comey had just asked for more funds to investigate this Russia story.

And Jeffrey Toobin, the legal expert at CNN put it this way...