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  • BREAKING: Stalinist Judge Merchan Directs Jury to Choose Among These Three Crimes to Convict Trump – Jurors Don’t Have to Unanimously Agree!

    05/29/2024 9:36:05 AM PDT · by Macho MAGA Man · 48 replies
    The Gateway Pundit ^ | May 29, 2024 | Cristina Laila
    The jury deliberations began on Wednesday after Judge Merchan instructed them to choose among the three predicate crimes Trump supposedly committed. Judge Merchan is allowing the jurors to choose ONE of the three predicate crimes. Jurors do NOT have to unanimously agree on which of the three predicate crimes Trump committed. Of course, this will make it easier to convict Trump. Here are the three predicate crimes via Mark Levin:
  • Live thread [05/29/2024]: Trump show trial in New York, brought to you by Obama-Biden operative Matt Colangelo; post comments here

    05/29/2024 6:36:12 AM PDT · by Sidebar Moderator · 220 replies
    Andrew Giuliani ^ | Sidebar Mod
    Prosecution closing arguments went on for hours and hours and hours. This must have irritated the heck out of the jury. Not a sign of confidence in their case. Jury instructions begin at 10 am ET. Thoughts?
  • NYC man charged with antisemitic, anti-white, and anti-woman hate crimes

    05/29/2024 6:01:25 AM PDT · by SJackson · 17 replies
    In November, fringe political candidate Skiboky Stora allegedly told a couple in lower Manhattan to ‘die, Jews, die’ when they saw him tearing down posters of Israeli hostages Skiboky Stora speaks to Fox 5 New York after being charged in court with hate crimes, May 29, 2024. (Screenshot via Fox 5 New York) A man who was arrested in March on charges of randomly hitting a woman walking down a street in New York City has been indicted on hate crime charges for that assault and several others, prosecutors said Tuesday. Skiboky Stora, 40, of Brooklyn, is charged with assaulting,...
  • Levin: My hope is that there's at least one juror with the smarts, guts, and conscience, who cuts through the static, the collateral evidence, and the judge's misconduct, and says no to Merchan, no to Bragg, no to the Biden regime

    05/28/2024 5:43:42 PM PDT · by conservative98 · 164 replies
    X ^ | May 28, 2024 | Mark Levin
    Merchan is a crooked judge, pure and simple I am not in the Manhattan courthouse, but I am listening carefully to what lawyers I trust (from Fox) who are there are texting/emailing to reporters, who are, in turn, reading them on air at Fox, as well as those who have left the courthouse and are speaking directly on air. The judge is a disgusting fraud who has his foot on the defense lawyer's neck, while he allows the prosecutor to ramble on in every direction, including (only now) about federal campaign law and personal insinuations about Trump, as well as...
  • REPORT: Secret Service Has Met With Local Jail Officials to Discuss Preparations for President Trump to Go Behind Bars

    05/28/2024 12:34:23 PM PDT · by Macho MAGA Man · 87 replies
    The Gateway Pundit ^ | May 28, 2024 | Cullen Linebargar
    A possibly disturbing development has unfolded, leading many to believe the fix is already in for a Trump conviction or imprisonment. .... Snip.... The prosecution has not proven Trump committed any of these crimes or even had an affair; he will likely be found guilty anyway, given the rigged jury. Now, we learn that Secret Service officials have met with jailhouse officials to prepare for President Trump to go to prison. What is possibly even more alarming is that corrections officers will be responsible for protecting agents assigned to Trump. Recall what that Jeffrey Epstein died under suspicious circumstances after...
  • Update! Judge Merchan SCREAMS at Trump Lawyer Todd Blanche When He Makes Quip About Bragg’s Prosecutors Wanting to Send Trump to Prison

    05/28/2024 12:21:18 PM PDT · by Macho MAGA Man · 111 replies
    The Gateway Pundit ^ | May 28, 2024 | Cristina Laila
    Judge Merchan made sure to let the jurors know who is in charge of the sham trial. Per Paul Ingrassia: Judge Merchan tells the jurors that “nothing the lawyers said is evidence” and “nothing said during the summations is evidence.” Merchan: You and you alone are the judges of the facts of this case. Merchan: I AM RESPONSIBLE FOR EXPLAINING THE LAW, NOT THE LAWYERS. YOUR SWORN DUTY AS JURORS IS TO FOLLOW MY INSTRUCTIONS ON THE LAW, AS YOU PROMISED ME THAT YOU WOULD. Alvin Bragg’s prosecutors fumed after Trump’s lawyer Todd Blanche said Trump shouldn’t be sent to...
  • Judge Says New York City Jury Doesn’t Need to Agree on Predicate Crime to Convict Trump of Guilt

    05/26/2024 5:48:21 PM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 6 replies
    At this point in time finding Donald Trump guilty of anything, any crime at all, is just a matter of Judge Juan Merchan following through on expectations.The entire world is watching what happens in New York City through the prism of ridiculous lawfare and politics. No intellectually honest observers believe this is a trial about substance, guilt, criminal activity or innocence therein. The illusion of a nonprejudicial justice system has long past and everyone can see the extreme politicization taking place in Judge Merchan’s courtroom.Finding President Trump guilty of a crime is seemingly a foregone conclusion. Even the White House...
  • Judge Merchan: The jurors do not need to believe a crime was committed in order to convict Trump of unlawfully hiding a crime he never committed.

    05/26/2024 3:32:33 PM PDT · by Macho MAGA Man · 95 replies
    Conservative Treehouse ^ | May 26, 2024 | Sundance
    Finding President Trump guilty of a crime is seemingly a foregone conclusion. Even the White House is saying Joe Biden will deliver remarks to the nation from the official executive office as soon as the guilty verdict is delivered {SEE HERE}. Judge Merchan has yet to release the public version of jury instructions, however he previously decided last week that the jurors do not need to agree on a predicate crime in order to find President Trump guilty of trying to hide one.
  • Why Alvin Bragg’s ‘Jackson Pollock’ prosecution is more likely to produce a hung jury

    05/25/2024 9:05:06 PM PDT · by ding_dong_daddy_from_dumas · 27 replies
    the hill ^ | 05/25/24 | JONATHAN TURLEY
    Abstract artist Jackson Pollock once said that his paintings have no objective meaning, so the best way for people to enjoy them is to stop looking for it. For many of us, Manhattan District Attorney Alvin Bragg has created a new school of abstract law where there is no need for objective meaning. The jury is simply supposed to enjoy it for what it is: a chance to convict Donald Trump. Pollock was famous for his painting drips on large canvases. Bragg has achieved the same effect by regenerating a dead misdemeanor on falsifying business records as 34 felony counts....
  • Breaking Update! -- The Fix Is In: Joe Biden to Address Trump’s Manhattan Verdict From White House after Jury Delivers Verdict

    05/25/2024 5:38:11 PM PDT · by Macho MAGA Man · 75 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | May 25, 2024 | Cristina Laila
    The fix is in. Joe Biden is expected to address Trump’s ‘hush money’ verdict from the White House. This is Joe Biden’s 2024 campaign since his administration is a dumpster fire. Biden’s only hope is to jail Trump because Americans don’t want four more years of Bidenomics. ..... Snip..... Judge Juan Merchan has so far refused to release the jury instructions to the public after Bragg’s prosecutors and Trump’s attorneys sparred over the order during a conference earlier this week. ADVERTISEMENT Jury instructions can make or break a case for either side. Judge Merchan however sided with Bragg’s prosecutor Matthew...
  • Why isn't Michael Cohen the one in the dock? His admission of stealing from President Trump when the man was his employer looks like a slam-dunk for jailtime

    05/20/2024 8:28:01 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 11 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 05/20/2024 | Monica Showalter
    Well, it's toilet-flushing time, with the Trump trial resuming, this time with Michael Cohen on the stand again crossed examined by the defense. Taken in line with the trial's biased judge, its corrupt district attorney, its beyond-trashy witness Stormy Daniels, Cohen managed to top them all in sheer disgustingness, openly admitting in court that he stole $30,000 from his employer like it was a good thing. According to the Associated Press: Cohen was the last witness — at least for now — for prosecutors, who are trying to prove that Trump sought to bury unflattering stories about himself and then...
  • BREAKING: A Fuming Judge Merchan Runs Interference for Bragg, Shouts at Trump Defense Witness Robert Costello: GET OUT OF THE COURTROOM, NOW!

    05/20/2024 3:10:13 PM PDT · by blueyon · 128 replies
    The Gateway Pundit ^ | 5/20/24 | Cristina Laila
    President Trump was back in a Manhattan court on Monday in Alvin Bragg’s Soviet-style ‘hush money’ lawfare trial. The prosecutors earlier Monday rolled out their ‘star witness’ Michael Cohen, a convicted perjurer, to take the witness stand. Cohen shocked the public when he admitted he stole tens of thousands of dollars from Trump and lied to Trump Org. CFO Allen Weisselberg. After the prosecution rested their case, Trump’s defense team called attorney Robert Costello to the witness stand.
  • The curtain may be coming down on Donald Trump's show trial

    05/19/2024 7:35:12 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 23 replies
    Unreported Truths ^ | 05/19/2024 | Alex Berenson
    You’d think a guy who lies as much as Michael Cohen would be better at it.On Thursday, under relentless cross-examination from defense lawyer Todd Blanche, Cohen drove the effort to make Donald Trump a felon for the “crime” of misclassifying accounting records over a cliff.To recap: in October 2016, Cohen paid the adult-film actress Stormy Daniels $130,000 to buy her silence over her alleged affair with Trump. In 2017, Trump and his company paid Cohen $420,000, partly to reimburse Cohen for that payment. Trump is now on trial in Manhattan for 34 felony charges of “falsifying business records” because -...
  • Bragg Justifies His Priorities [semi-satire]

    05/18/2024 2:04:44 AM PDT · by John Semmens · 3 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 19 May 2024 | John Semmens
    While Manhattan district attorney Alvin Bragg has been pouring his energy into prosecuting Donald Trump for the crime of winning the 2016 presidential election against the heavily favored former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, crime in New York City (NYC) has taken a dismal turn. In 2023, of NYC's 109,000 prosecuted arrests only 7% resulted in imprisonment. Worse, over 70% of NYC's reported crimes remain unsolved. Repeat offenders, some of them violent, are routinely released without bail while awaiting prosecutions that may never occur. Bragg insists that "my priorities are not out-of-whack. All the assaults, robberies, rapes, and murders that...
  • The 3 Moments ‘Star Witness’ Michael Cohen Just Undermined Bragg’s ‘Get Trump’ Case

    05/17/2024 8:39:46 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 9 replies
    The Federalist ^ | 05/17/2024 | BRIANNA LYMAN
    Cohen’s testimony on cross-examination unraveled his claims about Trump’s motivations, a phone call he previously alleged, and his collusion with Bragg.Manhattan District Attorney Alvin Bragg’s flimsy case against former President Donald Trump rests on the testimony of its star witness, convicted liar Michael Cohen. But unsurprisingly, Cohen — and his allegations against Trump — fell apart on the witness stand under cross-examination by Trump’s defense team on Thursday.Even CNN couldn’t help but admit it.“I don’t think I’ve ever seen a star cooperating witness get his knees chopped out quite as clearly and dramatically as what just happened with Michael Cohen,”...
  • Scott LoBaido loves America.

    05/16/2024 1:53:58 PM PDT · by Tench_Coxe · 17 replies
    LoBaido just pulled up to Trump courthouse in a UHaul and released dozens of pink balloons in the shape of male genitalia with the faces of Alvin Bragg, Juan Merchan, and Jack Smith.
  • Come Mister Alvin, tally me banana

    05/17/2024 4:31:13 AM PDT · by MtnClimber · 5 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 17 May, 2024 | Silvio Canto, Jr.
    The world is watching New York City turning into a banana republic. A lot of investors and job creators are watching too. They are wondering about their money, and what a partisan AG and DA will do to their investments if they don’t want to pay to play. I remember a Mexican investor once telling me that he invests in the U.S. because he trusted the judicial system, no matter who was president. My guess is that investors are looking at New York City now and wondering, “Why?” Believe it or not, but New York City may be arresting an...
  • The Trial Still in Search of a Crime: If wizened legal minds can't figure out the game prosecutors are playing, then what is the jury supposed to do?

    05/15/2024 11:00:16 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 17 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 05/15/2024 | Victoria Taft
    Even after five weeks, the Trump bookkeeping case in Manhattan is a "Potemkin Village," according to law professor Jonathan Turley. That means it has all the appearance of being real, but upon closer inspection, there's no there there. Indeed, the indictment of former President Donald Trump on 34 counts of bookkeeping errors, statute-expired misdemeanors that have been miraculously spun into a series of felonies, is the Seinfeld of criminal cases. But a jury could still find him guilty. "It's Trump," Manhattan jurors could say to themselves. "Of course, Cheeto-man must be guilty of something." But after the prosecutors told Judge...
  • Migrants charged in attack on NYPD cops in Times Square offered plea deals, including one who was rearrested

    05/15/2024 6:34:38 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 25 replies
    NY Post ^ | 05/15/2024 | Desheania Andrews and Patrick Reilly
    Six of the migrants charged in connection to the vicious attack on two NYPD officers in Times Square were offered plea deals Tuesday as a Manhattan judge revealed that one of the accused cop-beaters was arrested again while out on bail. Yohenry Brito, 24 — who was remanded after his initial arrest — was nabbed last week for petit larceny after an activist Brooklyn priest posted his $15,000 cash bail in February, Judge Laura Wood said in Manhattan Criminal Court on Tuesday. “I am furious that Mr. Brito was rearrested and charged with petty larceny while he was out on...
  • VEEP Stakes: Vance challenges Scott for top spot on Trump shortlist

    05/15/2024 6:45:39 AM PDT · by RandFan · 56 replies
    The HIll ^ | 05/15/24 6:00 AM ET | BY ALEXANDER BOLTON
    Sen. JD Vance’s (R-Ohio) surprise appearance at a Manhattan courthouse to support former President Trump, and his qualified answer about supporting the results of the 2024 election, show he’s challenging Sen. Tim Scott (R-S.C.) as the Senate front-runner to be Trump’s running mate in the fall. GOP senators and strategists say it’s hard to predict whom Trump will choose, but they say Scott and Vance are viewed as the two most likely choices within the Senate GOP conference. Vance and Scott are stepping up their efforts to grab Trump’s attention by staying close to his orbit and showing off their...