Ex-DOJ Director Explains Why Trump’s Russia Declassification Order May Put Him in Legal Jeopardy: ‘There’s No Exception’ for the President | Alternet
As legal experts told Politico, Trump’s order to release unreacted text messages from Comey and others has “he potential to violate the Privacy Act, a federal law protecting against disclosure of personal information in government files.”
Metcalfe said while he’s “amazed to see” what Trump’s declassification order says, “there is no exception” to the Privacy Act—not even for the president.
“Public interest is not an exception,” Metcalfe told Politico.
In other words, Trump stupidly put his head into yet ANOTHER noose of his own making. The many nooses are tightening around his neck, tighter and tighter, as the wheels of karma slowly turn…