New York Attorney General Barbara Underwood nailed it Tuesday when she explained the significance of President Donald Trump agreeing to dissolve his namesake foundation amid a state probe into allegations that he used the charity for his own benefit.
This is an important victory for the rule of law, making clear that there is one set of rules for everyone, Underwood said.
Other institutions also are pushing back on Trumps actions and those of his associates. Underwoods words came the same day a Washington judge blasted former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn for lying to the FBI and one day after former FBI Director James Comey criticized Republicans for not condemning Trumps attacks on the rule of law. Nearly every Trump organization his business, foundation, campaign and inaugural committee is under investigation.
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