The president shouldn’t hold his breath for the court to have any serious objections to the special counsel’s appointment.
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Roger Stone associate Andrew Miller has filed his brief before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit challenging Special Counsel Robert Mueller's authority to subpoena him. The U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia issued a contempt order against Miller in August 2018 for his refusal to comply with the subpoena, which Miller is now appealing. The brief is available in full below.
Andrew Miller Brief Challenging Special Counsel's Authority
On Monday, Judge Dabney Friedrich of the the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia ruled against a motion challenging the constitutionality of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s appointment. The full order is below:
There is a fair argument that the President cannot renegotiate a trade agreement without specific, prior approval from the Senate.