What a difference a day makes. Adam Schiff has always stood up to Comrade Cheeto, but as of today he’s doing it with the full weight of being Chair of the House Intelligence Committee.
President Trump just removed Jeff Sessions. He wants an Attorney General to serve his interest, not the public.
Mueller's investigation and the independence of the DOJ must be protected. Whitaker and any nominee must commit to doing both.
We will protect the rule of law.
— Adam Schiff (@RepAdamSchiff) November 7, 2018
He’s letting Trump know that a line is being drawn in the sand. If Trump wants to push, fine.
Meanwhile, the new Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker is showing himself to be a real piece of work. He thinks that the seminal case of Marbury v. Madison is bad law.
Our new acting attorney general Matthew Whitaker thinks Marbury v. Madison — which established the principle of judicial review — is one of the worst decisions in the Supreme Court's history. SERIOUSLY. pic.twitter.com/7c9ZlQ643I
— Eriq Gardner (@eriqgardner) November 7, 2018
Legal jaws are dropping and I don’t feel so terrific myself.