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 Richard M Nixon famously argued that "when the president does it, that means it's not illegal."

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 The New York Times editorial board disagrees:

You know you have a problem when you’ve been president for less than 11 months and you’re already relying on Richard Nixon’s definition of what’s legal.
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 Sam Berger, a senior policy adviser at the Center for American Progress, told the Washington Post that Dowd's claim was patently false. 

We have a president, not a king. No one is above the law, whether it be Trump or any of his close associates." 
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Others agree with Dowd. They say that as head of the executive branch, the president has supreme authority over the enforcement of the laws.

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