It can’t happen here? It already has, babe. When the Director of the FBI has to check with his boss to find out whether or not it’s okay to order a hit on a citizen of the United States in the United States, it’s already happened.
FBI Director Robert Mueller on Wednesday said he would have to go back and check with the Department of Justice whether Attorney General Eric Holder’s “three criteria” for the targeted killing of Americans also applied to Americans inside the U.S.
…Holder argued in his remarks that it is “simply not accurate” that the president must get permission from a federal court before taking action against a United States citizen terrorist.
“Due process and judicial process are not one and the same, particularly when it comes to national security. The Constitution guarantees due process, not judicial process,” he said.
But Jonathan Turley, a law professor…
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