As President Donald Trump enters the second half of his first term, the rule of law—the general principal that everyone is subject to the law—has come under much scrutiny.

Some believe the ramped-up rhetoric and criticism on the judiciary from the commander-in-chief are inexcusable. But others, citing the nomination hearing of conservative Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh, argue that Democrats also have shown a disregard for the rule of law.

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