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The Road To Hotel California — Part 2

The Road To Hotel California — Part 2

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So I called up the captain; please bring me my wine We haven't had that spirit here since nineteen sixty-nine It is important to establish some constant reference points, because from this paragraph to the end, I will be speculating about possible outcomes of a refusal of Trump to obey a Supreme Court order to comply with a subpoena from the Office of the Special Prosecutor. The following is decidedly not speculation: The Constitution is the “supreme law of the land” (“Supremacy Clause,” Article VI, clause 2) The President is bound by oath to " … faithfully execute the Office of President of the United States,” and … “ to the best of [his] Ability, preserve, protect and defend the Constitution of the United States" (Article II, section 1) In particular, what the