Memo shows lawyers' inconsistencies on Trump Tower meeting
05 June, 2018, 08:34 | Author: Priscilla Morrison
The former New York City mayor, who was not on the legal team when the letter was written, added that Trump "probably does" have the power to pardon himself, an assertion challenged by legal scholars, but says the president's legal team hasn't discussed that option, which many observers believe could plunge the nation into a constitutional crisis. "In the meantime, the never ending Witch Hunt, led by 13 very Angry and Conflicted Democrats (& others) continues into the mid-terms!", wrote the USA president.
"This is from a letter from outside counsel, and I would refer you to them to answer that question", she said.
Trump's team has repeatedly sought to discredit special counsel Mueller's investigation into Russian meddling into the 2016 election. "Despite that, we play the game because I, unlike the Democrats, have done nothing wrong!" As for pardoning himself, however, Senate Republicans advised Trump to steer clear.
Questions about presidential powers have taken centre-stage, with reports stating that Trump's lawyer told Mueller that as the chief law enforcement officers, the president can not be accused of obstructing an investigation being conducted by his government. He adds: "I have no idea how they got it wrong, but they got it wrong". They argue that the President could not possibly have committed obstruction in the Russian Federation investigation because the Constitution empowers him to "terminate the inquiry, or even exercise his power to pardon if he so desired".
He has also dominated headlines after he said Sunday morning that the president has the power to pardon himself, while acknowledging that doing so would likely lead to impeachment.
Giuliani told NBC's "Meet the Press": "Pardoning himself would be unthinkable and probably lead to immediate impeachment".
Giuliani, who is representing Trump amid special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election, also appeared on a pair of talk shows Sunday.
"Technically speaking a president could attempt to pardon himself", said Gerhardt.
Trump's lawyers don't want him to be interviewed by Mueller, accusing the independent prosecutor, himself a former Federal Bureau of Investigation chief, of trying to "trap" the president in a lie.
Lawyers for President Trump told special counsel Robert Mueller that he already has the information he needs from thousands of documents they provided, as well as from other testimony. "There are certain things the president can do that no one else can do", such as granting pardons and negotiating worldwide treaties. As early as last summer, for instance, as Mueller's probe dragged on, the president began asking advisers about his power to pardon aides, family members and even himself. "Impeach him, and then you can do whatever you want to do to him".
Press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders also said that a June 12 summit between Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in Singapore will start at 9 a.m. local time, in what will be the first-ever U.S. A president has never before pardoned himself. "I think it's a distraction because so far - on a bipartisan basis - the conclusion has been that there's no evidence of collusion and James Comey told him several times that he was not a target of investigation". Last year he pardoned former Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio, convicted of criminal contempt. Trump is considering pardons for disgraced former IL governor Rod Blagojevich, serving 14 years for public corruption, and former "Apprentice" spin-off host Martha Stewart, convicted of conspiracy, obstruction, and false statements.
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