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BBC News
Donald Trump: Could the US president pardon himself?about whether Mr Trump could pardon himself, there is more consensus that such
BBC News / Posted yesterday
about whether Mr Trump could pardon himself, there is more consensus that such a move would be fraught with difficulties. Jonathan Turley, a professor at George Washington University Law School, said a president pardoning himself would raise... Read more
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The Hill
Trump launches all-out assault on Mueller probehis team could backfire by creating the impression that Trump has something to
The Hill / Posted yesterday
his team could backfire by creating the impression that Trump has something to hide. “This is not strategy, it’s a spasm,” Jonathan Turley, a legal scholar and professor at George Washington University law school, told The Hill. “This is a... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Could Trump pardon himself? No president ever has, and legal opinions are mixedalso a principle of so-called natural law, which provides that no person should
Chicago Tribune / Posted yesterday
also a principle of so-called natural law, which provides that no person should stand as her or his own judge.” Even so, Jonathan Turley, a professor at George Washington University Law School, said a “textual reading of Article II would support... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Could Trump pardon himself? No president ever has, and legal opinions are mixedalso a principle of so-called natural law, which provides that no person should
Orlando Sentinel / Posted yesterday
also a principle of so-called natural law, which provides that no person should stand as her or his own judge.” Even so, Jonathan Turley, a professor at George Washington University Law School, said a “textual reading of Article II would support... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Trump's inquiry on pardon power raises questions about pardoning himself: a Q&Aalso a principle of so-called natural law, which provides that no person should
The Sacramento Bee / Posted yesterday
also a principle of so-called natural law, which provides that no person should stand as her or his own judge." Even so, Jonathan Turley, a professor at George Washington University Law School, said a "textual reading of Article II would support... Read more
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Breitbart
Turley: Saying Trump Jr. Committed Crime Would Make Criminal Code Cover Foreign Academics and Environmental GroupsOn Monday’s broadcast of MSNBC’s “Hardball,” George Washington University Law P
Breitbart / Posted 4 days ago
On Monday’s broadcast of MSNBC’s “Hardball,” George Washington University Law Professor Jonathan Turley argued that prosecuting Donald Trump Jr. by treating the exchange of information as a political contribution would broaden the criminal code to... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
America and Russians through the Looking Glassof partisanship. "It is like we have this giant Rorschach test and people see
Chicago Tribune / Posted 10 days ago
of partisanship. "It is like we have this giant Rorschach test and people see whatever they want to," law professor Jonathan Turley of George Washington University said on Fox News, in one of the more reasonable responses to Donald Jr.'s... Read more
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The Washington Times
A PR lesson for Trump from some angry Montana firefighters— based on what is publicly known — we are not there yet. This is something not
The Washington Times / Posted 10 days ago
— based on what is publicly known — we are not there yet. This is something noted legal experts like Alan Dershowitz and Jonathan Turley have pointed out. Jared Kushner, the president’s senior aide and son-in-law, needs to explain why at least... Read more
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Raw Story
‘Amateur hour at Trump Tower’: MSNBC legal analyst mocks ‘clickbait chumps’ Jared and Don JrMSNBC legal analyst Jonathan Turley can’t get over the fact that Donald Trump J
Raw Story / Posted 11 days ago
MSNBC legal analyst Jonathan Turley can’t get over the fact that Donald Trump Jr. and Jared Kushner met with a Russian attorney promising dirt on Hillary Clinton during the presidential campaign. The president’s son posted copies of the emails... Read more
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Adelaide Now
US reacts to Trump Jr bombshellan extremely serious charge. Are President Trump’s critics overreaching by usin
Adelaide Now / Posted 11 days ago
an extremely serious charge. Are President Trump’s critics overreaching by using the term? Yes, according to law professor Jonathan Turley, who appeared on Fox News to counter the dominant reaction to today’s news. “The criminal code has defined... Read more
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Geelong Advertiser
US reacts to Trump Jr bombshellan extremely serious charge. Are President Trump’s critics overreaching by usin
Geelong Advertiser / Posted 11 days ago
an extremely serious charge. Are President Trump’s critics overreaching by using the term? Yes, according to law professor Jonathan Turley, who appeared on Fox News to counter the dominant reaction to today’s news. “The criminal code has defined... Read more
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The Courier Mail
US reacts to Trump Jr bombshellan extremely serious charge. Are President Trump’s critics overreaching by usin
The Courier Mail / Posted 11 days ago
an extremely serious charge. Are President Trump’s critics overreaching by using the term? Yes, according to law professor Jonathan Turley, who appeared on Fox News to counter the dominant reaction to today’s news. “The criminal code has defined... Read more
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News.com.au
US reacts to Trump Jr bombshellan extremely serious charge. Are President Trump’s critics overreaching by usin
News.com.au / Posted 11 days ago
an extremely serious charge. Are President Trump’s critics overreaching by using the term? Yes, according to law professor Jonathan Turley, who appeared on Fox News to counter the dominant reaction to today’s news. “The criminal code has defined... Read more
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CBS News
Did Donald Trump Jr. break the law?by the Russian lawyer a "thing of value" is "a ridiculous stretch." George Was
CBS News / Posted 11 days ago
by the Russian lawyer a "thing of value" is "a ridiculous stretch." George Washington University Law School professor Jonathan Turley concurred, telling CBS News that the idea that the meeting might be in violation of campaign finance laws... Read more
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CTV News
Donald Trump Jr. hires a lawyer: Russia scandal worms its way into First Familygovernment job. Kushner did not initially include multiple contacts with the Ru
CTV News / Posted 12 days ago
government job. Kushner did not initially include multiple contacts with the Russians on his security-clearance paperwork. Jonathan Turley, professor of public interest law at George Washington University, sees disclosure as the lone problem area.... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Donald Trump Jr. hires lawyer as Russia scandal contiunesgovernment job. Kushner did not initially include multiple contacts with the Ru
Calgary Sun / Posted 12 days ago
government job. Kushner did not initially include multiple contacts with the Russians on his security-clearance paperwork. Jonathan Turley, professor of public interest law at George Washington University, sees disclosure as the lone problem area.... Read more
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The Hill
Why does the media still portray James Comey as a hero?too good for the man who shot Liberty Valance!” It seems that in both Westerns
The Hill / Posted 12 days ago
too good for the man who shot Liberty Valance!” It seems that in both Westerns and politics, you print the legend. Jonathan Turley is the Shapiro Professor of Public Interest Law at George Washington University. He was cited in the Senate... Read more
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The Washington Times
Robert Mueller hires star lawyers for teamwho are known to stretch the criminal code to its breaking point,” said George
The Washington Times / Posted 18 days ago
who are known to stretch the criminal code to its breaking point,” said George Washington University law professor Jonathan Turley. That is relevant to the Russia investigation, he said, because of the hurdles the special counsel team is... Read more
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WSMV Nashville
Removing a president? What the 25th Amendment really saysin case the president or vice president are unable to perform their duties. Ac
WSMV Nashville / Posted 19 days ago
in case the president or vice president are unable to perform their duties. According to constitutional scholars Jonathan Turley and Gloria Browne-Marshall, the amendment has historically been used in cases of physical incapacitation.... Read more
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KCTV 5 Kansas City
Removing a president? What the 25th Amendment really saysin case the president or vice president are unable to perform their duties. Ac
KCTV 5 Kansas City / Posted 19 days ago
in case the president or vice president are unable to perform their duties. According to constitutional scholars Jonathan Turley and Gloria Browne-Marshall, the amendment has historically been used in cases of physical incapacitation.... Read more
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FOX Carolina
Removing a president? What the 25th Amendment really saysin case the president or vice president are unable to perform their duties. Ac
FOX Carolina / Posted 19 days ago
in case the president or vice president are unable to perform their duties. According to constitutional scholars Jonathan Turley and Gloria Browne-Marshall, the amendment has historically been used in cases of physical incapacitation.... Read more
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FOX 12 Oregon
Removing a president? What the 25th Amendment really saysin case the president or vice president are unable to perform their duties. Ac
FOX 12 Oregon / Posted 19 days ago
in case the president or vice president are unable to perform their duties. According to constitutional scholars Jonathan Turley and Gloria Browne-Marshall, the amendment has historically been used in cases of physical incapacitation.... Read more
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Eyewitness News 3 Hartford
Removing a president? What the 25th Amendment really saysin case the president or vice president are unable to perform their duties. Ac
Eyewitness News 3 Hartford / Posted 19 days ago
in case the president or vice president are unable to perform their duties. According to constitutional scholars Jonathan Turley and Gloria Browne-Marshall, the amendment has historically been used in cases of physical incapacitation.... Read more
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FOX 5 Las Vegas
Removing a president? What the 25th Amendment really saysin case the president or vice president are unable to perform their duties. Ac
FOX 5 Las Vegas / Posted 19 days ago
in case the president or vice president are unable to perform their duties. According to constitutional scholars Jonathan Turley and Gloria Browne-Marshall, the amendment has historically been used in cases of physical incapacitation.... Read more
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The Hill
When Kennedy retires is key to his legacy — and to Trump's— with 33 Senate seats in the mix — could change the Senate itself. As always f
The Hill / Posted 19 days ago
— with 33 Senate seats in the mix — could change the Senate itself. As always for Kennedy, it is just a matter of timing. Jonathan Turley is the Shapiro Professor of Public Interest Law at George Washington University, where he teaches a course on... Read more
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Breitbart
#Resistance Holds Impeachment Protests Across California, Nationwide(Many constitutional scholars have dismissed those claims: “My skepticism borde
Breitbart / Posted 20 days ago
(Many constitutional scholars have dismissed those claims: “My skepticism borders on disbelief,” liberal scholar Jonathan Turley told Bloomberg News last month.) Marchers in Ann Arbor, Michigan also reportedly claimed that Trump deserved... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Exploring the 1st Amendment in a time of Trump-MSNBC showdownsnot only to the media but to the underlying principles of the free press,” Geor
Los Angeles Times / Posted 23 days ago
not only to the media but to the underlying principles of the free press,” George Washington University professor Jonathan Turley, a 1st Amendment scholar and frequent commentator on these issues, said in an interview. “Donald Trump is... Read more
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The Washington Times
Michael Dreeben, Robert Mueller team member, still Justice Department lawyerCourt. “The whole point of the special counsel is to insulate him and his staf
The Washington Times / Posted 23 days ago
Court. “The whole point of the special counsel is to insulate him and his staff from the Trump administration,” said Jonathan Turley, a constitutional law professor at George Washington University. “Having one of your chief deputies working... Read more
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New York Magazine
Trump Rethinks ‘Attack the Lead Investigator’ Approach to Russia Probebound to silence by executive privilege. The only coherent legal argument again
New York Magazine / Posted 24 days ago
bound to silence by executive privilege. The only coherent legal argument against Comey’s actions, raised by law professor Jonathan Turley, is that Comey’s memos weren’t his personal property but official FBI documents, since he drafted them in the... Read more
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The Hill
Trump's travel ban victory should force media to examine itselfboth institutions. Injunctions come and go. Yet, integrity and objectivity are
The Hill / Posted 26 days ago
both institutions. Injunctions come and go. Yet, integrity and objectivity are things that, once lost, are hard to regain. Jonathan Turley is the Shapiro Professor of Public Interest at George Washington University. The views expressed by... Read more
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The Washington Times
Robert Mueller’s team members at hack riskthe case, analysts say. “The last thing the special counsel wants to become is
The Washington Times / Posted 27 days ago
the case, analysts say. “The last thing the special counsel wants to become is a victim in his own investigation,” said Jonathan Turley, a George Washington University law professor. Both the federal government and private-sector law firms have... Read more
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Canberra Times
Trump-Russia probe: Robert Mueller's dream team has conspiracy experienceare guys that have a particular skill set that seems uncomfortably close to a p
Canberra Times / Posted 29 days ago
are guys that have a particular skill set that seems uncomfortably close to a potential case against Donald Trump," said Jonathan Turley, a law professor at George Washington University, who says he is skeptical of the publicly available evidence... Read more
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WA Today
Enron, Watergate, the mob: Robert Mueller's cracking Russia probe team has nousare guys that have a particular skill set that seems uncomfortably close to a p
WA Today / Posted 29 days ago
are guys that have a particular skill set that seems uncomfortably close to a potential case against Donald Trump," said Jonathan Turley, a law professor at George Washington University, who says he is skeptical of the publicly available evidence... Read more
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The Age
Trump-Russia probe: Robert Mueller's dream team has conspiracy experienceare guys that have a particular skill set that seems uncomfortably close to a p
The Age / Posted 29 days ago
are guys that have a particular skill set that seems uncomfortably close to a potential case against Donald Trump," said Jonathan Turley, a law professor at George Washington University, who says he is skeptical of the publicly available evidence... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Enron, Watergate, the mob: Robert Mueller's cracking Russia probe team has nousare guys that have a particular skill set that seems uncomfortably close to a p
Brisbane Times / Posted 29 days ago
are guys that have a particular skill set that seems uncomfortably close to a potential case against Donald Trump," said Jonathan Turley, a law professor at George Washington University, who says he is skeptical of the publicly available evidence... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Trump-Russia probe: Robert Mueller's dream team has conspiracy experienceare guys that have a particular skill set that seems uncomfortably close to a p
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 29 days ago
are guys that have a particular skill set that seems uncomfortably close to a potential case against Donald Trump," said Jonathan Turley, a law professor at George Washington University, who says he is skeptical of the publicly available evidence... Read more
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Raw Story
Mueller’s grade-A legal team ‘uncomfortably close’ to obstruction case against Donald Trumpare guys that have a particular skill set that seems uncomfortably close to a p
Raw Story / Posted 29 days ago
are guys that have a particular skill set that seems uncomfortably close to a potential case against Donald Trump,” Jonathan Turley, a law professor at George Washington University, told the Times. “This is a team with prosecutors who have... Read more
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