Congress Has Gone Nuts and Here It Is

Congress has gone nuts and here it is. Up until today, all cabinet appointees serve at the pleasure of the President. That means that for ANY reason that the President sees fit, the President can terminate their service to him. Thanks to some Senators, that may no longer be the case. The anti-Trumpers want to take that authority away from the President and create some sort of review process. What that sees to implicate is that Mueller is ABOVE the President of the United States? When did he get elected? Is the position of Special Counsel now superior to that of the President? The Trump Derangement Syndrom is alive and well on Capitol Hill. Look what they want to do now. 

As Written and Reported By Jordain Carney for The Hill:

A group of bipartisan senators is introducing new legislation to limit President Trump‘s ability to fire special counsel Robert Mueller.

Sens. Cory Booker (D-N.J.). Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.), Christopher Coons(D-Del.) and Thom Tillis (R-N.C.) will introduce the legislation, the  Special Counsel Independence and Integrity Act, on Wednesday.

The legislation would let Mueller, or any other special counsel, receive an “expedited judicial review” within 10 days of being fired to determine if it was for a “good cause.” If it was determined it wasn’t, he would be reinstated.

It would also codify regulations that only a senior Justice Department official can fire a special counsel and that they must provide the reason in writing.

“We need to ensure not only that special counsel Mueller can complete his work without interference, but that special counsels in future investigations can, too,” Coons said.

Tillis added that the “compromise bipartisan bill helps ensure that special counsels — present or future — have the independence they ….


Senators to introduce new bipartisan bill to protect Mueller | TheHill


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