President Trump's comments on Green Beret charged with murder rile legal experts

Dr. Karen Greenberg, director of Fordham Law School’s Center for National Security, agreed, telling NBC News “It’s inappropriate for the executive [branch] to interfere.”

Despite such precedent, Greenberg stressed that "for the most just outcome, what you want is the judicial system — whether they’re inside the military or whether they’re inside the federal court system — to operate independently."

"To interfere in the charging or other procedural part of the military trial would be unacceptable," Greenberg said. She added that Trump's tweet is "one more sign of the president’s disregard for the courts, and their presumed independence from White House interference."

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