Lewandowski: Trump Wouldn’t Defy a Court Order, He ‘Clearly Respects the Rule of Law’
Like nearly every Republican or former Trump staffer who appeared on TV Sunday morning, advisor and former Campaign Manager Corey Lewandowski addressed the document sent to investigators by the Trump administration regarding the President’s powers and authority with regard to legal matters.
Lewandowski told host Chris Wallace several times that he does not believe there would a subpoena compelling the President to appear before Special Counsel Robert Mueller. He says that compelling the President to testify is something that “is not authorized because of his position.”
Wallace pressed Lewandowski repeatedly on the question of whether the President would simply refuse to comply with a subpoena. Like Rudy Giuliani in other appearances on Sunday, Lewandowski said that if it did come to it, the administration would challenge the subpoena in court.
“I believe the court is going to be on the President’s side on this,” Lewandowski added.
Wallace tried one more time, asking whether Trump would defy a court order. “I don’t think so, and I haven’t spoken to the President about it,” Lewandowski answered. “But I think the President clearly respects the rule of law in the country, there’s no question about that.”
The memo sent to Mueller’s team from the administration asserted this and other ‘broad powers”, as Wallace notes at the top of the segment.
Watch above, via Fox News Sunday.
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