Skip to comments.January 6th Committee Announces Criminal Referrals, and Donald Trump Is Going to Be Indicted
Posted on 12/06/2022 7:42:13 PM PST by SeekAndFind
It was just a matter of time before the January 6th committee did what it was always going to do. Namely, announce criminal referrals in relation to the unrest at the Capitol following the 2020 election.
On Tuesday, Chairman Bennie Thompson made it official, telling reporters that referrals were on the way and would be submitted as a separate document from the committee’s report.
House January 6 committee has decided to make criminal referrals, chairman says https://t.co/esCgI5qvlk
— Julie Kelly 🇺🇸 (@julie_kelly2) December 6, 2022
Thompson didn’t announce exactly who the criminal referrals will target, but it’s not exactly a secret that Donald Trump is in the crosshairs. As the CNN article notes, the committee’s members have been in wide agreement that they feel the former president committed a crime. The lack of evidence to support such a contention hasn’t stopped them before and I see no reason to believe it’ll stop them now.
In short, Donald Trump is trouble, and that becomes clear when you take a step back and take a look at all the moving parts. Yes, the January 6th committee is a cog in all this, but it’s not the only one. The timing of the DOJ’s new special counsel targeting Trump isn’t a coincidence, and sure enough, on the same day Cheney and company announced criminal referrals were coming, here’s what the DOJ was working on.
BREAKING: DOJ special counsel subpoenas officials in several states, asking for communications with or involving former President Donald Trump, campaign aides and allies involved in his efforts to try to overturn the 2020 election.
— The Associated Press (@AP) December 6, 2022
A revival of New York State’s criminal case against Trump also happened in the last month. Again, none of these things are happening separately from one another. It’s all part of a slow-moving operation to take down the former president once and for all. The January 6th committee is mostly theater, but the DOJ is playing off that theater to build its case and turn public opinion.
There’s only one outcome here: Donald Trump is going to be indicted.
And while I’ve often said that would be stupid as a matter of law, at the end of the day, nothing I or anyone else has to say really matters. The DOJ is hellbent on finishing what it started way back in 2016, and no amount of calling them corrupt is going to change that.
That leads me to my last point. A lot of people on the right, myself included, have begun the debate on who should be the Republican nominee in 2024. The typical points of tension revolve around whether Donald Trump has what it takes to put together a winning coalition. But amidst the various factions yelling at each other about matchup hypotheticals, the elephant in the room is being ignored: Donald Trump is going to be indicted, and there is no chance a DC jury doesn’t convict him of whatever the DOJ puts in front of them.
The only question left in my mind is whether the government officials behind that drive are going to time things so that Trump is already the nominee when he’s indicted, essentially leaving Republicans without a candidate for the 2024 election. The trap is being baited, and that’s going to leave some tough decisions ahead for the GOP.
Right before they’re thrown out of office and the “committee” is in Republican hands. How convenient.
So the left thinks all they have to do is get rid of Trump and everything will turn back to ‘normal’?
They couldn’t be more wrong.
Trump needs to get his butt on Twitter so he can take his case to those 88 million followers. The 5 million on Truth won’t get it done,
What an Abomination.
Lil Jack has one month to do the dirty work.
Maybe he can keep the DC Rat “jury” awake during Christmas
That is some real banana republic sh!t.
Well, the rat 🐀 bastards ARE, rather abominable.
How does indicting Trump eliminate him from being a candidate?
This would make a lot of Free Republic Trump haters/ DeSantis fluffers very happy.
It doesn’t, but they’re sure trying to make him start his run with 4 flat tires.
No matter what happens write in Trump if necessary.
Actually indicting Trump makes him almost unbeatable.
From the article:
The only question left in my mind is whether the government officials behind that drive are going to time things so that Trump is already the nominee when he’s indicted, essentially leaving Republicans without a candidate for the 2024 election.
Can they drag it out -that- long?
The primaries are more than a year away
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A criminal referral or criminal recommendation is a notice to a prosecutory body, recommending criminal investigation or prosecution of one or more entities for crimes which fall into that body’s jurisdiction.
In the U.S. federal government, regulatory and law enforcement agencies that investigate crimes must typically refer cases to the Department of Justice for prosecution at its discretion. These referrals may not require formal documentation, but may include a case report. In a direct referral, agencies refer cases to the U.S. Attorney in the district where the crime occurred. The United States Congress and its members, in their investigative role, issue criminal referrals to the Justice Department as well.
State attorneys general often refer federal crimes to the Justice Department. Investigative bodies under the Justice Department itself may also issue referrals to U.S. Attorneys, such as the case against Michael Cohen in the Southern District of New York, which was referred by the Mueller investigation.
Private counsel may also make criminal referrals on behalf of clients who have been victims of both civil and criminal wrongdoing.
In some states, state attorneys general must receive a criminal referral from the state executive before pursuing criminal charges.
You’re funny. Bogus committee, fictitious charges, fraudulent means to disqualify him and you think a write in vote will be counted?
Dominion will flag every one for “adjudication” and they’ll be allocated to produce the desired result.
Yout point? We are officially a banana republic now?
My money is on seditious conspiracy; Thompson telegraphed it in the very first, televised Jan6 dog and pony show episode...
It’s Trump or nothing. F the GOP.
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