CNN's Jake Tapper warns that Trump's presidency is 'eroding' the concept that 'no man is above the law'
CNN's Jake Tapper (Screengrab)

When discussing a leaked document that shows a lengthly laundry list of questions special counsel Robert Mueller wants to ask Donald Trump, CNN's Jake Tapper mused that if the president's legal team did the leaking themselves, it may be yet another sign that he believes he's above the law.


The Center for American Progress' Neera Tanden theorized if the president's lawyers leaked the questions to the press in light of his own tweet calling the leak "disgraceful," it may have been in an attempt to "build an argument if he's charged with obstruction of justice."

Kevin Madden, a GOP strategist, had another theory: that Trump's lawyers may have leaked the questions intentionally without his knowledge because they were "having a hard time getting him to focus" on the investigation. He went on to agree with Tanden's assertion that it could be part of a "systematic" legal strategy to undermine the Mueller probe by attempting to demonstrate that the questions are outside of the scope of his investigation.

The host appeared to agree with both panelists before offering his own take.

"The idea that no one, no person in the United States, no man is above the law is perhaps one of the things that will be eroded continually as other things in this Trump presidency are," Tapper mused.

Watch below, via CNN: