‘Moral and Intellectual Bankruptcy’: Trump Seizes on Bush-Era Torture Memo Author John Yoo’s Call for Extralegal Executive Authority

Progressives are raising alarm after news Sunday that President Donald Trump is reportedly looking to move forward with a series of extralegal maneuvers to further his agenda by bypassing Congress with use of a legal argument from John Yoo, the lawyer notorious for- helping craft the justification of torture in the George W. Bush administration. …

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