Trump Is Right: Presidents Can Fire Ambassadors—It's the Law
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Brett D. Schaefer

Politics, Americas

Donald Trump didn't act out of bounds.

Multiple news outlets last week reported on a 2018 video recording in which two men with Ukrainian connections, Lev Parnas and Igor Fruman, apparently inform President Donald Trump that the U.S. ambassador to Ukraine, Marie Yovanovitch, was undermining his policy and asserting that he soon would be impeached.

In response, Trump reportedly ordered: “Get rid of her.”

Unsurprisingly, this recording became part of the...

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