Saturday, June 04, 2016

tRump Worrying GOPers

Donald Trump's personal attacks on judge spark GOP concerns - Firstpost:

 ...In the midst of a heated presidential campaign, Trump has expressed unusually personal criticism focusing on the judge's Mexican heritage though his lawyers have never actually sought to have the judge removed.

His comments are bringing overwhelming disapproval from politicians and lawyers in his own Republican Party. On Friday, House Speaker Paul Ryan said of the statements about the judge, "It's reasoning I don't relate to, I completely disagree with the thinking behind that."
A file photo of Donald Trump. AP

A file photo of Donald Trump. AP

And conservative legal scholars say Trump's statements reinforce their worries that he seems to think he can do whatever he wants and disregard rules and conventions that constrain other political candidates.

"The concern is that he would act unbounded in the presidency, in a way that doesn't follow the law," said John McGinnis, a Northwestern University law professor....

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