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Attorney Alan Dershowitz on Wednesday said it would be "tantamount to an unconstitutional coup" if it's confirmed that intelligence officials discussed invoking the 25th Amendment to remove President Trumpfrom office.
"As far as the investigation is concerned, look, nobody's above the law. You're entitled to investigate anybody," Dershowitz said. "So I have no quarrel with, if they think he did something wrong, conducting an investigation, and if they find grounds for that, opening an impeachment process."
"It's the 25th Amendment that should disturb every American because it wasn't intended for this kind of conduct," he continued. "It reminds me of the television show 'House of Cards,' where they invoke the 25th Amendment to make for an interesting series, but in real life the 25th Amendment is completely inapplicable."
Following former acting FBI director Andrew McCabe’s declaration that he’d launched an investigation and President Trump’s response on Twitter that McCabe was a traitor and coup perpetrator, Yale psychiatrist Bandy X. Lee weighed in with her opinion that Trump needs a psychiatric evaluation because he is a danger to the United States and the world due to his ‘severe mental impairment.’
“I am of the camp that believes that a full assessment is necessary to make a diagnosis—which is why I have been stating that we need an evaluation,” Bandy said. “The American people, who are his employers, have every right to demand one, most essentially a fitness for duty exam before he continues another day, another hour, or another minute at his job.”
This belief by Lee also has been backed up by renown psychologist John Gartner, who earlier this month told KrassenCastthat President Trump suffers from multiple mental illnesses, including malignant narcissism, sadism, and psychopathy.
Bandy added that Trump exhibits “psychological dangerousness” that would “translate into an assault on democracy and human rights” and even “an existential threat to the survival of human species because of the technology he has at his disposal.”
Harvard law professor emeritus Alan Dershowitz said backing President Donald Trump in certain cases has been harder than defending O.J. Simpson and other celebrity clients, according to an interview with The New York Times.
When asked, "Is this actually worse than when you defended O.J. Simpson?" of his defense of the president, Dershowitz replied:
"Of course. Or Claus von Bulow or Leona Helmsley or Michael Milken or Mike Tyson. This is much worse than all that."
Dershowitz continued, "In those cases people were critical of me, but they were prepared to discuss it. They were prepared to have a dialogue. Here, the people that I’m objecting to want to stop the dialogue. They don’t want to have the conversation."
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Feb. 19, 2019
- 1. Trump pressured Whitaker to install a crony to oversee the SDNY investigation.
- 2. Attorneys for the president dangled pardons to both Paul Manafort and Michael Flynn.
- 3. Even though Michael Flynn resigned voluntarily, Trump pushed the falsehood that he asked for Flynn’s resignation.
- 4. White House lawyers warned about Press Secretary Sean Spicer’s spreading of misinformation.
- 5. Trump claims Rod Rosenstein told him the Michael Cohen investigation had nothing to do with him.
- 6. Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-FL) and other Trump allies decided in July 2017 to actively undermine Mueller.
- 7. Trump has gone after Mueller and the Russia investigation more than 1,100 times in public.
“Four out of ten Americans are still okay with the lies every day, the racism every day,” Joe Scarborough today.
Feb. 18, 2019