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Carl Bernstein Warns About Trump Attacks on the FBI Eroding Rule of Law in the U.S.

'I think we may look back on tonight as the Monday night slaughter of the administration of justice and our institutions of justice in the United States,' said Carl Bernstein

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Bernstein says FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe's departure and a passing vote by the House Intelligence Committee to release a memo alleging FBI misconduct will be remembered as a "Monday Night Slaughter."
Bernstein says FBI Deputy Director McCabe's departure and a passing vote to release a memo alleging FBI misconduct will be remembered as a "Monday Night Slaughter," January 29, 2018Credit: Screen shot
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Carl Bernstein, the famed investigative reporter who helped break open the Watergate scandal, which forced the resignation of President Richard Nixon, offered a stark warning about Donald Trump's continued attacks on the FBI and the House Intelligence Committee's vote to release a memo alleging FBI misconduct.

"We are seeing a breakdown and I think we may look back on tonight as the Monday night slaughter of the administration of justice and our institutions of justice in the United States," Bernstein said in an interview on CNN.

"A real slaughter by the obstructive, irresponsible, partisan gang in the House of Representatives that has put the interest of their party and the president of the United States and his personal fortunes above the national interest, and I think we're going to look back on what happened today and tonight as a turning point," Bernstein continued.

'Monday night slaughter:' Carl Bernstein warns about Trump-era erosion of rule of lawCredit: CNN

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