“There are plenty of cautionary tales strewn throughout the history of American special prosecutors,” says Andrew Coan.
Historians say this marks a new era of hyperpartisanship that will likely erode trust in traditionally independent law enforcement agencies.
SOURCE: The Conversation
by Bradley W. Hart
Two campaigns, in 1940 and 1960, featured bold attempts by hostile foreign powers to put their preferred candidates in the Oval Office.
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