Newly disclosed Clinton-era memo argues that presidents can be indicted

A newly disclosed legal memo from the office of Kenneth Starr, the independent counsel who investigated President Clinton, challenges the long-held opinion that presidents are immune from indictment while they are in office. The memo was made public in response to a NYT’s FOIA request. See also Charles Savage’s Can the President Be Indicted? A Long-Hidden Legal Memo Says Yes (July 22, 2017). — Joe

 

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