The truth is not one member of Trump’s cabinet or his closest advisers is qualified for his or her position. Not one of them knows what they hell they are doing. Look at just a few.
Attorney General in name only, William Barr, is acting like Trump’s personal attorney. He breaks the law and lies for the orange man constantly. Mike Pompeo, who claims to be Secretary of State, has been laughed at by the Chinese, the Iranians, and the North Koreans. Secretary of State, Betsy DeVos, is a religious bigot who hates our public school system, although she knows nothing about education. I can’t explain Ben Carson. He is simply pretending to be Secretary of Housing and Urban Development. Wilbur Ross, Secretary of Commerce, is literally asleep most of the time. He was the only member of Trump’s cabinet to agree with his tariffs. Steve Mnuchin has his position as of Secretary of the Treasury to protect Trump’s tax returns from being exposed. I could go on for a much longer period of time. The list is shorter than it could be. Trump does not have a chief of staff, or a Secretary of Defense. Many more lower level positions remain unfilled.
The truth is, none of this matters; Trump listens to no one. The only people less qualified than Trump and his circle of sinners are his personal attorneys and the staff of the Department of Justice.
Five White House staff members refused to testify on Monday. The DOJ claims that they cannot and will not appear without their attorneys present.
“Congressional committees participating in an impeachment inquiry may not validly compel executive branch witnesses to testify” unless attorneys for the White House are present.
The truth is that the DOJ’s Office of Legal Counsel, OLC, has made up its own rules. They have bent the original rules protecting whistleblowers to suit their personal beliefs. There is no hard rule which requires White House attorney’s presence at the testimony of White House staff.
Fact: this is more obstruction of justice from Trump and his circle of sinners. When the truth is told, Trump, Pence, his entire administration and family will be proven guilty of collusion, lying to Congress, and obstruction of justice.
The new chant across America will be “lock them up.”
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Op-ed by James Turnage
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