McConnell: Trump’s powers aren’t above judicial review

McConnell: Trump’s powers aren’t above judicial review

By Louis Nelson (Politico) –

The executive powers of President Donald Trump are not above judicial review, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Wednesday, offering gentle pushback that followed assertions from White House senior policy adviser Stephen Miller that federal judges overstepped their bounds by blocking one of Trump’s controversial executive orders on immigration.

“I mean, under the Constitution, all of our actions are subject to judicial review,” McConnell (R-Ky.) told MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” in an interview taped on Tuesday that aired Wednesday morning.

“All of the president’s actions?” host Joe Scarborough followed up?

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