Mark Medish, President of The Messina Group, authored an op-ed for THINK on NBC News about a different path the U.S. can take to remove President Trump from office – indictment. Medish outlines three philosophical perspectives justifying the use of a federal trial against a president who has participated in criminal acts.
“Get-out-of-jail free cards exist in Atlantic City real estate board games, not the U.S. Constitution. Fortunately for Americans, we know what kind of country we live in: one with equality before the law, not immunity for political leaders. The Constitution contains no provision that would preclude the criminal indictment of the president or any other government official. The Fifth Amendment names the only exceptions – and the president is not one.“