Skip to comments.Pelosi, Schumer, Schiff and Warner DEMAND DOJ-FBI Defy Trump Declassification Order
Posted on 09/19/2018 6:39:59 PM PDT by Cheerio
In a shocking letter intended to undermine the President, and his authority over the Executive Branch, multiple high ranking Democrats sent a letter ordering intelligence agencies to ignore Trumps order to declassify numerous documents involving the Russia investigation until consulting with Congress.
The intelligence agencies serve at the pleasure of the president and this clearly crosses the line separating the branches of government.
The letter was signed by Rep. Adam Schiff, Rep. Nancy Pelosi, Senator Mark Warner, and Senator Charles Schumer and sent to Director Coats, Deputy Attorney General Rosenstein and Director Wray.
Your agencies review, and any communication with the White House on the substance of the material, should not proceed further until you have briefed the Gang of Eight in person, the letter orders.
DC-based lawyer Will Chamberlain called the letter a constitutional crisis and urged the GOP to consider taking action against the lawmakers who signed.
You are equal branches of government, but theyre not subordinate to you, Chamberlain said of the letter signers. Im sorry President Trump has not issued a request to the intelligence agencies that they declassify this information, he has issued an order.
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I have tried to include twitter photos forever and I still do not have the receipe.
Leaking info is fine..as long as it benefits Democrats..if it benefits Republicans..OMG NO NO THIS IS EVIL ITS A THREAT TO OUR SECURITY
Then charge them all with sedition and put them in prison.
We need some Legislatures replaced who will respect the rule of law, and uphold the Constitution.
Eric Smallwood was bitching and moaning today.
“Then charge them all with sedition and put them in prison.”
A constitutional crisis means that there is no way out of the present predicament under the Constitution. That is simply not the case here. All executive power is vested in the President who is the commander in chief of the armed forces [and therefore arbiter of what information is or is not vital to national security]. There is no constitutional crisis. Some legislators are simply opining about things outside their ken and calling for insurrection.
The real crisis is that the Constitution did not contemplate that the majority party in the Congress would be composed of invertebrates. To that problem there is no solution since the other party was the party we ran from when we voted in the spineless party.
Of course they do. They can read the writing on the wall. They’re toast if the truth comes out.
Things could get very interesting.
Imagine you get wind of an attack force on Hawaii aimed at sinking your carriers. So you move the carriers away. That the carriers have moved is normally classified information, but you might elect to announce that the carriers are not longer in Hawaii thereby defeating the purpose of the advance and potentially staving off attack. The President breaks no law by ordering the release of the non-location of the carriers.
I wonder if Ovomit feels the walls closing in on him?
While we (conservative types) are busy being the grown ups in the room, the irresponsible mutton heads are having a fit and taking control.
I agree, use all of the power of government to see that they never get out of prison.
Swinewell’s a co-conspirator and belongs in prison for it.
A little help here. I have been scouring the constitution, and I can’t find “gang of eight” listed anywhere.
Arrest them for sedition.
One of the best posts of the week.
Surgery to add backbones to GOP in Congress is covered by Medicaid, I think. Or we’ll do a GoFundMe.
Of course they do.
You cannot have transparency of democrats breaking the law.
Especially at that level! That would be Constitutional and that isn’t accepted.
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