Schiff: ‘On Balance,’ I Think Whitaker’s Appointment Is Unconstitutional

‘There are some pretty powerful precedent and language from current members of the Supreme Court that I think indicates strongly that this will be struck down’

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SCHIFF: “You know, on balance, I think it probably is. I think the court, a neutral court, and I hope that’s what we have, will find that it violates the requirement that a principal officer only be confirmed with the advice and consent of the there is a olc, office of legal counsel, Justice Department opinion that is several years old that the Justice Department may rely on but I think that’s a poor judgment, constitutionally. The vacancy reform act, which they’re making this appointment under, a statute, cannot Trump the Constitution and there are some pretty powerful precedent and language from current members of the Supreme Court that I think indicates strongly that this will be struck down.”

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