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Democrat, Harvard Prof: Sitting Presidents Can’t Be Indicted

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Alan Dershowitz said that the Justice Department made very clear that sitting presidents cannot be “indicted, prosecuted, or tried while serving in office.”

The Harvard law professor reminded everyone that the president must first be impeached and removed from office before he can be charged with a crime.

The information waters have been murky lately on what exactly is being investigated as far as alleged collusion between the Trump campaign and Russia.

The Washington Post reported last week that Special Counsel Robert Mueller is currently investigating the president for obstruction of justice over his firing of former FBI Director James Comey. Subsequent reports contradicted this, saying that Mueller has not decided whether to investigate the president.

Regarding the investigation Dershowitz said, “The answer is ‘ish.’ He’s under investigation ‘ish.'”

“The president would be making a terrible mistake by getting into the weeds of arguing the facts rather than sticking to the conceptual constitutional issues,” Dershowitz said.

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  1. Robert Davis

    June 21, 2017 at 9:20 am

    Mr.Trump, My President.I agree with you competly. When will this stupitdy stop.
    Those low life Democrats just wont stop.
    Sir we Repulicans believe in you and your word.We need a strong President and thank God we have that man in the highest office.Thank you Sir for your service too our GREAT COUNTRY.

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