Can the FBI investigate a sitting president without the president’s permission? Since the FBI is nested in the executive branch, can the president shut the investigation down? Constitutional Law Professor Corey Brettschneider says no.
Professor Corey Brettschneider
Author/Professor/Huge David Feldman Fan
Corey is author of The Oath And The Office: A Guide To The Constitution For Future Presidents. He teaches Constitutional Law at Brown, and holds a doctorate in Law from Stanford, a doctorate in Political Science from Princeton and a masters in Philosophy from Cambridge. He lives in Manhattan with his wife, daughter and dog Bailey, but spends most of his quality time preparing for his appearances on The David Feldman Show.