Someone please tell the occupant of 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, Washington , D.C., that he is not an Emperor. He can not decree or demand that things be done to his liking simply because he wants them. Or, in his case, simply “tweet” out his demands. It’s time to tell him “he has no clothes” when he refuses to recognize that any power he has comes from the citizens of this democratic republic. No number of petulant tweets can supersede that!
On Sunday, Mr. Trump wrote on Twitter: “I hereby demand, and will do so officially tomorrow, that the Department of Justice look into whether or not the FBI/DOJ infiltrated or surveilled the Trump Campaign for political purposes – any of any such demands or request were made by people within the Obama administration.
FYI, former President Barack Obama wrote a piece in the Harvard Law Review last year in which he stated: “The president does not and should not decide who or what to investigate or prosecute or when an investigation or prosecution should happen.” Good advice, I think.
P.S. Happy Memorial Day. Enjoy the holiday. Back on Wednesday, May 30.