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SMIDGEN REPORT: Andrew C. McCarthy’s ‘My So-Called Independent Counsel’

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Don’t hand the IRS investigation over to a special prosecutor.

Andrew C. McCarthy writes: 

“Let’s talk reality. As a matter of constitutional law, there is no such thing as an independent counsel. In our system, prosecution is a plenary executive power. All federal investigations and prosecutions proceed under the authority of the president; neither the Congress nor the courts have police powers. Any prosecutor, regardless of how “independent” we’d like him to be, would have to serve at the pleasure of the president, and would report to Eric Holder…” 

(read moreNational Review Online

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2 Comments on “SMIDGEN REPORT: Andrew C. McCarthy’s ‘My So-Called Independent Counsel’”

  1. Paul Lemmen says:

    Reblogged this on Dead Citizen's Rights Society.

  2. […] By Pundit from another Planet Don’t hand the IRS investigation over to a special prosecutor. Andrew C. McCarthy writes: “Let’s talk reality. As a matter of constitutional law, there is no such thing as an independent counsel. In our system, prosecution is a plenary executive power. All federal investigations and prosecutions proceed under the authority of the president; neither the Congress nor […] Like this? Read more and get your own subscription at […]


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