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Trump defends his right to interfere in criminal cases

President Donald Trump said yesterday that he has “the legal right” to interfere in criminal cases, capping a tumultuous week that raised questions about whether he is eroding the independence of the US legal system.Trump’s criticism of the judge, jury and prosecutors in the criminal case of his longtime adviser Roger Stone prompted an unusual rebuke from Attorney-General William Barr, his top law enforcement official, and has spurred new demands for investigation from the Democrats who unsuccessfully tried to remove the Republican president from office.It is the latest in a string of aggressive actions by Trump since the Republican-controlled Senate …read more

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