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Deputy editorial page editor Ruth Marcus says President Trump's latest round of "witch hunt" tweets should make us very nervous. (Gillian Brockell/The Washington Post). Stop waiting for the constitutional crisis that President Trump is sure to provoke. It’s here. On Sunday, via Twitter, Trump demanded that the Justice Department concoct a transparently political investigation, with the aim of smearing veteran professionals at Justice and the FBI and also throwing mud at the previous administration. Trump’s only rational goal is casting doubt on the probe by special counsel Robert S. Mueller III, which appears to be closing in. Trump’s power play is a gross misuse of his presidential auth... Читать полностью

22 мая