Trump Thinks the DOJ Is His Personal Grudge Squad ⋆ Dc Gazette

Trump Thinks the DOJ Is His Personal Grudge Squad

The imperative of Justice Department independence from political influence has deep roots. After the Watergate scandal, Attorney General Griffin Bell sought to reestablish Justice’s independence and ensure that the department would be “recognized by all citizens as a neutral zone, in which neither favor nor pressure nor politics is permitted to influence the administration of the law.”