Listen: President And Department Of Justice discussed on Too Much Truth With Derrick Boazman
"If we had had confidence that the president clearly did not commit a crime. We would have said, so. We did not, however make determination as to whether the president did commit a crime, the introduction to the volume two of our report explains that decision. It explains that under long standing department policy president, president cannot be charged with a federal crime while he is in office. That is unconstitutional. Even if the charges kept under seal and hidden from public view that too, is prohibited. Especial counsel's office is part of the department of Justice and by regulation, it was banned by that department policy charging the president with a crime was there for not an option. We could consider. The departments written opinion, explaining the policy makes several important points"