Skip to comments.Pollak: Indicting a Former President over Nonsense Is Playing with Fire
Posted on 06/07/2023 4:29:53 PM PDT by conservative98
Reports are circulating that federal prosecutors are about to ask a grand jury to indict former President Donald Trump over his handling of classified documents after leaving office. If those reports are true, and prosecutors do move against Trump, it would be the first time in American history that the government had prosecuted the leading opposition candidate. It would also destroy public faith in the rule of law and voters’ trust in democracy.
The documents charges are incredibly weak, from what has been reported publicly thus far. The president has full declassification authority, and there is no formal procedure for declassifying documents. Breathless claims of “national security” secrets, even nuclear codes, being brought to Trump’s estate at Mar-a-Lago turned out to be fantasies. Prosecutors may fall back on charges of obstruction of justice, which seem to be just as speculative.
The double standard is glaring. The Department of Justice let Hillary Clinton evade charges relating to her handling of classified materials. In that case, she kept an illicit private email server in her own home (possibly to hide corrupt fundraising efforts for the Clinton Foundation), erased it, and had her staff smash phones on which her emails were stored, rather than turning over the data and documents to the Department of State.
President Joe Biden himself, who called Trump’s handling of classified documents “irresponsible,” took files with him when he left the Obama administration.
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When Democrats tried to impeach Trump, they repeatedly declared that no one is above the law. But no one is beneath it, either. They called Trump’s indictment in Manhattan in April unprecedented. And so it was, not because of Trump’s conduct, but because no president or presidential candidate has ever been subjected to the kind of abuse, surveillance, and harassment, that Trump has — and over what are, inevitably, petty allegations.
Trump was impeached the first time because, we were told, he tried to have his leading opponent investigated. Now Biden and Garland are doing exactly that — and while Trump’s suspicions of Biden’s corruption were well-founded, and have serious national security implications, Trump is being accused of misplacing dinner napkins. Indicting him, for this, would open a Pandora’s Box and unleash passions that will not easily be controlled.
They are going after President Trump by “whatever” means. They are scared to death of this man.
They want him dead or in jail whatever comes first. They want him to wish he had died of corona that is the plan..and after they are done with Trump they will get DeSantis, its a given
Yeah, I saw that too, and my BS meter immediately pegged.
“It would also destroy public faith in the rule of law and voters’ trust in democracy.”
That’s already been destroyed multiple times in the past.
The dems are trying to prevent Trump from running by throwing lawsuits and indictments against him.
They want to smear him as a criminal - while ignoring Hunter Biden, Biden and Hillary Clinton’s private server.
Obviously the DOJ and FBI are the dems weapons.
Indite Trump and EVERY LAST DEMOCRAT POLITICIAN from local dog catcher to Joey Crappy Pants should become an instant target of every prosecutor with a set of balls!!
Follow the Democrat play book, charge EVERY DEMOCRAT with the same BS charges used against Trump. Remember, Democrats believe the severity of the charge is all that counts. Truth is irrelevant.
What rule of law, and this isn't a democracy.
Are you 12? “Republicans “ will pile on and grab more knives to stab Trump in thr back.
They aren’t even trying to hide the Political Indictments.
It tells me that Republicans have assured the FIB and Justus they won’t touch any funding. Republicans are playing along. Tim Scott said, we have to let this play out.
Unlike VICE president Biden, PRESIDENT Trump has Legacy level clearance. This should be thrown out. What complete BS!
RE: Playing with fire....
Before the Leftists and Democrats experience the Lake of Fire they should face some justice on this earthly plane first.
Just my opinion.
1968 song Fire by Arthur Brown.
what’s a given is Ron is on their side already, look at his past, supported many things he suddenly now flipped 180 degrees on. He lied about fulfilling his term and not running for president. that’s what’s a “given”.
Remember when Marjorie Taylor Greene wanted everyone to see the J6 videos, now not so much she said “Oh its a threat to the lives of capitol police” the GOP HAS NO DAMN SPINE and that is why the Dems control EVERYTHING..that is why the GOP barely won the damn House, BARELY because people see right through them, they are cowards, freakin COWARDS..if Trump were in office and the Dems were in power right now Trump would have been impeached 10 times over already
Never heard of Legacy level clearance?
This is why RdS is even in the race. He’s betting on the Soros and Uniparty kangaroo courts to hand him a most undeserved nomination.
Yes indeed. Trump will not be allowed to win much less be seated in 2024. Ain’t gonna happen.
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