• Trump claims he has 'legal right' to intervene in criminal cases

    7 days ago - By The Guardian

    President reasserts his right to tweet on judicial issues following William Barr's warning the posts ‘make it impossible for me to do my job' Donald Trump has responded to a plea from his attorney general William Barr to not tweet about ongoing legal cases with a tweet defending what he said was his “legal right” to ask his top law enforcement official to get intervene in a criminal case. On Thursday Barr warned the US president in a high profile television interview that his social media interjections “make it impossible for me to do my job”.
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