New York Times writer warns Trump is tearing at "fabric of this country," could become a "lawless and unaccountable" king

Fox News | 5/13/2019 | David Montanaro
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A fiery New York Times piece has claimed President Trump is clawing at the "conventional fabric of this country" and "may well become the first American king, lawless and unaccountable."

The piece, penned by columnist Charles Blow for the outlet's Sunday edition, issued the dire warning to readers amid the administration's ongoing battle with House Democrats in the aftermath of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report.

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"We are drifting dangerously close to an imperial presidency that exists above and outside the rules we thought were designed to prevent such an occurrence," Blow wrote.

Blow backed his extreme warning by pointing to the letter from hundreds of former federal prosecutors, who said they believed Trump would have been indicted by Mueller for obstruction of justice if he weren't president.

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"Each of us believes that the conduct of President Trump described in Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report would, in the case of any other person not covered by the Office of Legal Counsel policy against indicting a sitting President, result in multiple felony charges for obstruction of justice," the prosecutors' statement read.

Blow said the "only avenue" for Congress is impeachment, but Republicans "have declared Trump their king and bowed to his maleficent majesty," while House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Ca., has...
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