America’s facing a rule-of-law crisis as Trump moves forcefully to complete his mission of turning the Department of Justice into his personal legal backstop, designed to protect him at his allies at all costs. But you might not know a crisis was raging based on the week’s news coverage.  

Make no mistake, when an angry Trump tweet is able to get the DOJ to instantly rip up its sentencing recommendation for convicted felon, and former Trump adviser, Roger Stone, there’s a rule-of-law emergency in this country.

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