Shep Smith: Trump Placing DOJ and FBI ‘Under Fire’ Could Be a Precursor to a ‘Constitutional Crisis’
Fox News’ Shepard Smith is trying to be the voice of reason on a network that often gives in to the fever swamp.
On Thursday’s Shepard Smith Reporting, Smith recapped some of the back-and-forth on the Nunes memo, including Rep. Adam Schiff‘s assertion – and Rep. Devin Nunes‘ confession – that Nunes had altered the memo sent to the White House from the one reviewed by the House Intelligence Committee.
He also touched on the possibility that White House Communications Director Hope Hicks participated in obstruction of justice, according to people familiar with an impending interview between former Trump legal spokesperson Mark Corallo and special counsel Robert Mueller.
“Think of where we are today,” Smith said. “In the midst of a criminal investigation, two Trump associates are under indictment, two more have pleaded guilty, admitting they lied to investigators. As the special counsel appears to be approaching the Oval Office, with the news he wants to interview the president himself. The FBI and the Justice Department are under fire from the president, and his supporters have crafted a document to cast doubt on the investigators’ integrity.”
“The White House and the Justice Department are at odds in an affront to our system of government and as a precursor of what could become a constitutional crisis,” he concluded.
Smith then gave the floor over to Fox News White House correspondent John Roberts, who told Smith that the president plans to release the memo tomorrow morning.
Watch above, via Fox News.
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