Dean Baker for Truthout: Congress could put a stop to this abuse of the authority to appoint "acting" heads of agencies. But Republicans in Congress don't really care much about the Constitution because rich people want tax cuts.
With President Trump in trouble, his allies argue that the entire Robert Mueller investigation is a grand conspiracy. Will anyone buy their accusations?
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Joe Conason is national correspondent for The New York Observer, where he writes a weekly column distributed by Creators Syndicate. He is also the Director of the Nation Institute Investigative Fund.