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Scholars beginning to worry about Trump

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Submitted by PezDispenser (Israel), Jun 3, 2016 at 15:06

http://www.nytimes.com/2016/06/04/us/politics/donald-trump-constitution-power.html?_r=0

"Donald J. Trump's blustery attacks on the press, complaints about the judicial system and bold claims of presidential power collectively sketch out a constitutional worldview that shows contempt for the First Amendment, the separation of powers and the rule of law, legal experts across the political spectrum say.

Even as much of the Republican political establishment lines up behind its presumptive nominee, many conservative and libertarian legal scholars warn that electing Mr. Trump is a recipe for a constitutional crisis."

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