President Donald Trump’s warning that he would deploy the United States military to any state that refuses to take aggressive action against rioting rests on a longstanding presidential power that gives wide latitude to the White House, legal experts said Monday.
Erick Tucker, The Associated Press and Lolita C. Baldor, The Associated Press
Sen. Chuck Grassley, an ally of the president, says that “without sufficient explanation, it’s fair to question the president’s rationale for removing an inspector general. If the president has a good reason to remove an inspector general, just tell Congress what it is."
Erick Tucker, The Associated Press and Matthew Daly, The Associated Press
President Donald Trump has sidelined the inspector general who was tapped to chair a special oversight board of the $2.2 trillion economic package intended to help businesses and individuals affected by the new coronavirus, officials said Tuesday.
Erick Tucker, The Associated Press, Matthew Daly, The Associated Press, Mary Clare Jalonick, The Associated Press