Trump has taken us 'perilously close' to what the Founders rebelled against: Ex-prosecutor
US President Donald Trump is technically obese and does little exercise apart from golf, but his doctor says he is in good health (AFP Photo/MANDEL NGAN)

On Monday, former federal prosecutor Joyce Vance slammed President Donald Trump following the claim by Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) that Attorney General William Barr is working directly with Rudy Giuliani to gather dirt on former Vice President Joe Biden.

Trump's actions, Vance warned, are now very similar to the abuses of power that were the final straw for the colonists who broke away from the British to declare America an independent country in the first place:

The Justice Department has refused to comment on claims they are working with Giuliani on Biden. But the president has shown no contrition or regret for his attempts to target the former vice president after Senate Republicans moved to dismiss the articles of impeachment against him.