Robert Reich: Trump is Violating the Three Basic Principles of the Rule of Law | Opinion

Robert Reich: Trump is Violating the Three Basic Principles of the Rule of Law | Opinion

Almost a half-century ago, another president violated these three basic principles of the rule of law. Richard Nixon tried to obstruct the Watergate investigation, pushed the Justice Department to prosecute his political enemies, and took on the judiciary.

But America wouldn’t allow it. The nation rose up in outrage. Nixon resigned before Congress impeached him.

The question is whether this generation of Americans will have the strength and wisdom to do the same.

via Newsweek Robert Reich: Trump is Violating the Three Basic Principles of the Rule of Law | Opinion

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