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Former attorney general Ronald Reagan's attorney general -- -- where this goes that he did as it goes to the courts.
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Well I think that there -- it's clearly.
Another example on this is not the first of this present and trying to circumvent the constitution of the United States we've had this appointment of stars to.
Circumvent the appointment the confirmation process sort having net department -- to answer to that is to -- -- the and the -- We've had other similar -- types of things enough I think this is but for the worst -- flagrant violation of what the constitution provide.
Do you tell the difference ahead on this whole situation here -- you've mentioned bizarre is that other presidents have had been George Bush heads are funding -- czars maybe they were just.
Well you know -- the -- that.
That he this present had many many more and when he came to recess appointments this president already has had many more.
So it's not so much this sin but -- pounding -- The frequency -- isn't that what's good crackling Republicans aren't.
Well I think it is but but that other presidents including President Bush when he appointed John Bolton which has been referred to there actually was a recess.
The problem here is there is no -- that there was no -- resist going on so be violated that.
But that this president has -- and they expand -- it's a -- question of law and fact but the fact is there's no recess in effect.
And the reason is for the law.
This -- the constitution provides that neither house during the session of congress.
-- without the consent of the other adjourn for more than three days and of course there was no consent for the senate to recess for more than than three days and it says the president shall have the power to fill vacancies.
During the recess of the senate.
That two things that are missing his number one the consent of the house and secondly there was no recess resolution of the senate.
In other words they never took any -- formal action to recess.
You don't hear Harry Reid claiming that they were.
That he had declared a recess.
That's so I think you haven't then all of -- past attorney general's opinions and so on -- most talked about when we talked about recesses payroll is more than three days.
And and normally if you're in doubt it.
I believe the phones work on both ends of Pennsylvania Avenue someone would pick up on the other side I -- it.
Well I'm country they would I I think -- state aid.
That -- by the president to try to build up a conflict with the congress that he'll try to use that for political purposes in this campaign.
But in doing so the violation of the constitution is perhaps most -- that's.
Do you think this registers that -- you're near one Smart lawyer and very effective attorney general that but you.
Sort of can define the issues and what's at stake here.
And the legalities and I think most Americans say -- what's the Republicans or Democrats have fighting.
The Republicans are mad at the president for creating this agency that they never wanted Danny and then in the dark appoints ahead of this agency without them knowing it.
The president's may edit them for always blocking yet and on and on -- ghosts of the -- -- looks like a cat fight.
It did they look like kept a tight but actually that Republicans -- -- use the proper processes.
The -- confirmation that the head of an agency when they have a legitimate policy issue with the president and that ought to be fought in a fair fight.
Within the rules of the house -- in this case the rules of the senate.
And they ought to decide and the usual processes but to go around the normal processes required by the constitution.
Is far beyond making then just a -- fight this is really at close to a constitutional crisis.
You know I -- still -- -- one Laredo because it when -- when this that congress was on the show yesterday and I'd be -- but the fox business and and we were -- tons of email on this people saying whoa this -- this is wrong with the presence doing is wrong wrong wrong wrong wrong this is a wake up call.
But it does sit up but it would get to the level of that the serious creditors to be there.
Of the debt that in your gut who would would get much further traction that then -- -- -- -- and I'd chatting about it on -- don't read I'm not a lawyer but.
You know I've watched a lot of voluntary basis and -- so I think of an expert.
I don't see -- doing.
Well I think that whether it's an impeachable offense or whether I think more particularly whether congress would -- -- -- house would impeach.
I think there may be some reticence on that that's an extreme.
Last result measure.
I think the most important thing now is to bring this to the attention of the people.
And I think it should play in the next election process.
It would do what what what would be like FDR right when he -- packet core Rory well should accelerate it would be sought out in the courts for say but not.
The and -- and you know Republicans at the time wanted to do that would have the yard never getting tracks.
You know whether whether you go to that point -- not really depends on what -- -- -- decides to do but I think -- the most important aspect of it.
Is to bring this to public attention because I think it's gonna have an impact on the election in this way.
If the president is willing to violate the constitution now.
What he's up but -- election upcoming I think what he would do if he was in his last in his second term with no election ahead.
But to what extent he would literally shred the constitution during that period of time.
And Arizona and you know -- -- they haven't -- test for young man thank you very much.
Thank you guys are having a bad -- he didn't really -- former attorney general of this fine country --
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