Trump lawyer: President’s meddling to help Flynn was like stopping FBI spying on Martin Luther King

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@thinkprogress—Jay Sekulow, Donald Trump’s lawyer on the Trump investigation, compared the president’s apparent attempt to shut down the investigation into his national security adviser with efforts of protect the civil rights movement in the 1960s from illegal spying. On ABC’s This Week on Sunday, host George Stephanopoulous asked Sekulow about the recent reports that Trump knew […]

Trump’s lawyer claims it’s unconstitutional for Mueller to question the president. During an interview on Friday’s edition of Fox & Friends, one of President Trump’s attorneys, Jay Sekulow, argued the president should be immune from any and all questioning by investigators. “The idea that a president could be asked questions about — first of all, his Article II authority — it’s counter to the constitution,” Sekulow […]