As soon as William Barr indicated that Donald Trump had been exonerated in the probe into suspected collusion between his campaign and Moscow, we suggested the president would begin to push the limits even further in terms of what is and isn't acceptable from the executive in a democracy.
His Victory Complete, Trump Faces A New Challenge: Defining ‘American Autocracy’
Not to put too fine a point on it, but we were correct.
So far this week, Trump has, among other things, accused the FBI of "treason", suggested in no uncertain terms that he intends to launch a "witch hunt" of his own into those responsible for the special counsel probe, compelled his campaign communications director to advise television producers on which lawmakers are acceptable when it comes to on-air appearances and demanded the resignation of House Intelligence chair Adam Schiff.
Hours after Trump called for Schiff's resignation, all nine committee Republicans signed a letter in support of the president's demands, prompting an impassioned rejoinder from Adam who is, for lack of a better description, wholly incredulous at the predicament America now finds itself in.
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