It took almost two years, but the radio star, Mark Levin, takes a victorious turn after asserting that there had been an attempt to "coup de l'état silenc" against President Donald Trump .
Levin, best-selling author whose daily broadcast is listened to by more than 10 million listeners on nearly 400 stations and who also hosts "Life, Liberty & Levin" on Fox News, had already launched these explosive talk from March 2017. radio talk show. He reiterated the statement on "Fox & Friends" last August, stating: "This attempt at sabotaging this president, this coup d'etat that is happening and make no mistake, Democrats want that the president be forcibly removed. "
The use of the term explosive has drawn the ridiculousness of the mainstream press, but new reports that Assistant Attorney General Rod Rosenstein and former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe have discussed the issue. invoking the 25th amendment, argue that the former Reagan administration attorney was the author of it.
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"The media have finally caught up and are reporting what has been described in this program as a" silent coup d'état, "Levin said in his radio show on Wednesday.
"In March 2017, this program had inferred media leaks that a fraudulent operation conducted within our own government was trying to prevent and then expel a US president.
"The spurious base they asked for the investigation is crumbling, everyone turning around," he added.
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Levin then criticized Rosenstein as "cowardly and liar" and McCabe "infiltrated … just like James Comey".
The "coup d'état" claims have gained credibility with legal experts, conservative politicians and experts in the wake of recent news of a bomb revealed in McCabe's new book, "The Threat" , and an interview with "60 Minutes".
During an interview with CBS on Sunday, Senator Lindsey Graham, RS.C, vowed to "shed light on McCabe's latest remarks" and asked if they constituted a " attempted coup d'etat bureaucratic ".
"We are a democracy. People are applying the law. They can not take it in hand. And was it an attempt to blow bureaucratic state? I do not know. I do not know who is telling the truth. I know Rosenstein vehemently denied it, but we'll get to the bottom of it, "said Graham.
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Harvard law professor Alan Dershowitz told American television channel America's Newsroom on Monday that he hoped the information would be false, saying it would have been a step towards a "coup d'etat". 39; State. "
"It's a serious problem." I think McCabe and Rod Rosenstein really believed the president had obstructed justice, "said Dershowitz.
"" Any law enforcement official who thinks the 25th Amendment is acting in a case like this is prevented from sitting in government. It would be a serious move towards an unconstitutional coup d'etat, and I hope it did not happen. "
During the interview with "60 minutes", McCabe told Scott Pelley: "Rod spoke [25th Amendment] question and discussed it with me in the context of thinking about the number of Cabinet representatives likely to support such an effort. "
He added that he thought Rosenstein "counted the votes or possible votes" to remove Trump from office.
Rosenstein repeatedly denied that he "was pursuing or had authorized the registration of the president", as well as McCabe's suggestion that the Deputy Attorney General had raised the idea of invoking the 25th Amendment, which allows Cabinet members to request the dismissal of the president if they conclude that he or she is mentally unfit.
The Justice Department echoed both refusals in a statement released last week, saying Rosenstein "was not able to consider invoking the 25th amendment".