CONSITUTIONAL CRISIS? Pelosi, Schumer, Schiff as well as Warner DEMAND DOJ-FBI Defy Trump Declassification Order
In a shocking letter intended to undermine the President, as well as his authority over the Executive Branch, multiple high ranking Democrats sent a letter ordering intelligence agencies to ignore Trump’s order to declassify numerous documents involving the Russia investigation until consulting with Congress.
Showdown? In letter, Pelosi/Schumer/Schiff/Warner order intel agencies to ignore presidential order on declassification until consulting with Congress. https://t.co/x7JDUJd4t0 pic.twitter.com/o64PC7EEFQ
— Byron York (@ByronYork) September 19, 2018
The intelligence agencies serve at the pleasure of the president — as well as This particular clearly crosses the line separating the branches of government.
The letter was signed by Rep. Adam Schiff, Rep. Nancy Pelosi, Senator Mark Warner, as well as Senator Charles Schumer as well as sent to Director Coats, Deputy Attorney General Rosenstein as well as Director Wray.
“Your agencies’ review, as well as 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 as well as urged the GOP to consider taking action against the lawmakers who signed.
“You are equal branches of government, although they’re not subordinate to you,” Chamberlain said of the letter signers. “I’m sorry — President Trump has not issued a request to the intelligence agencies which they declassify This particular information, he has issued an order.”
Chamberlain continued on to say which, “President Trump has issued an order to his subordinates to declassify certain information related to the Russia investigation. He has plenary declassification authority as the President of the United States. The FBI as well as DOJ are subordinate to him. Congress does not get to order Executive Branch officials to defy a president — which is usually actually a constitutional crisis.”
Constitutional crisis? Pelosi, Schumer, Schiff as well as Warner order DOJ/FBI to defy President Trump! https://t.co/4ZcQeMinmT
— Will Chamberlain 🇺🇸 (@willchamberlain) September 19, 2018
On Monday, President Trump went scorched earth as well as ordered the DOJ to publicly Discharge all text messages WITHOUT REDACTION relating to the Russia investigation by James Comey, Andrew McCabe, Bruce Ohr, Lisa Page as well as Peter Strzok.
As the Gateway Pundit reported earlier on Tuesday, Congressional sources right now fear intel agencies will slow-roll the process to frustrate President Trump as well as others who want these documents released to the public.
House Intel Chairman Devin Nunes said Monday evening which the FBI’s “insurance policy” which Peter Strzok as well as Lisa Page discussed over text message will be exposed along with various other exculpatory evidence once the Carter Page FISA documents are made public.