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Read The Constitution

A teaching moment:

U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley defended President Trump’s firing of former FBI director James Comey, saying that he can “fire anyone he wants.”

“The president is the CEO of the country,” Haley told ABC News Chief Anchor George Stephanopoulos on “This Week” Sunday. “He can hire and fire anyone he wants.”

The United States is not a corporation and doesn’t have a Chief Executive Officer. The President, the job that Mr Trump actually fills, may hire at will lower level employees of the Executive branch for appointed positions. He may nominate individuals for upper level positions in the Executive branch and judges in the Judicial branch. To be hired those nominated must be confirmed by the Senate.

The President has no power to remove judges or members of the Legislative branch. He may fire any member of the Executive branch who has an appointed position.

The actual Constitution, even including the Amendments, doesn’t take that long to read. Members of the Federal government should take the time to read it once a year.