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Tue Aug 21, 2018, 05:28 PM

Pardoning Cohen won't help Trump

Cohen has stated, under oath, that he violated campaign laws "in coordination with, and at the direction of" the candidate. So now he is on record, under oath stating that Trump is guilty of conspiring to violate the law, and can be called to testify. Any testimony he gives has to be consistent with that statement, or a whole new criminal proceeding can be started for perjury (a new crime on top of what is now a criminal history).

This is better than cooperation in some ways because he is now on record as a witness, not as an informant.

Edit: Don't forget Cohen had an office in Trump Tower and worked almost exclusively for him - it will be hard for Trump to distance himself from Cohen.

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Achilleaze Aug 2018 #1
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Response to HopeAgain (Original post)

Tue Aug 21, 2018, 05:30 PM

1. the republican draft-dodger-in-chief is an UNINDICTED CO-CONSPIRATOR

For the moment. This is some impeachable shit going down. If only we had a republican party that was actually loyal to America and American values. Sigh.

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Tue Aug 21, 2018, 05:30 PM

2. Let Mt. Trump explosion begin......

Democrats have new ammunition to use against Senate and House Republicans who stand with Trump.

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