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"How come nobody told these stupid motherf#ckers I singlehandedly took down a president?"

A president must threaten bodily harm or engage in other criminality to be shown to have obstructed

justice?

“Moreover, it is almost invariably the case that someone attempting to obstruct an investigation simultaneously engages in other nefarious activities, such as destroying evidence, suborning perjury, bribing witnesses, or threatening them with (or actually inflicting) bodily harm. That is critically important.” John Malcolm, Heritage Foundation


The Committee Dems should get a Medal of Honor for not laughing in that fool’s face.

Trump blasts "Deep State Tailor"

https://twitter.com/Gerald_Weaver_/status/1135694819295186946

Trump blasts "deep state tailor" at White House.

"He was appointed by Obama," Trump claims, "like those judges."

Tailor is Trump's personal tailor, and says it was not his fault. "Someone substituted a bib from Red Lobster at the last minute, and gave him Barron's jacket. https://t.co/1qaj25dxFl

BREAKING: Trump transition team member indicted on child pornography charges

https://wapo.st/2HSDAxN

A key witness in former Special Counsel Robert S. Mueller III’s investigation of Russian election interference has been indicted by federal officials on child pornography charges, according to court documents.

George Nader, who had a previous criminal record on such charges, was charged in federal court in Virginia, and is expected to make an initial court appearance in New York.

Nader played an unusual role as a kind of liaison between Trump supporters, Middle East leaders, and Russians interested in making contact with the incoming administration in early 2017.
...
Nader was convicted 28 years ago of transporting child pornography, a case in which he received a reduced sentence after influential figures argued privately to the court that he was playing a valuable role in national security affairs — trying to free U.S. hostages then held in Lebanon.

Don't buy the lie that Mueller said he believes it's unconstitutional to indict a sitting president

He didn't say that.
"We did not, however, make a determination as to whether the president did commit a crime. The introduction to the volume two of our report explains that decision. It explains that under long-standing Department policy, a President cannot be charged with a federal crime while he is in office. That is unconstitutional. Even if the charge is kept under seal and hidden from public view, that too is prohibited. The special counsel’s office is part of the Department of Justice and by regulation it was bound by that Department policy. Charging the president with a crime was, therefore, not an option we could consider. "

He stated clearly and unequivocally that it's DOJ policy that it's unconstitutional to indict a sitting president. He offered nothing of his first view or subject

Claiming he said otherwise is a lie and is, unfortunately, being spread on DU for some reason.

We're being played. Don't fall for it!

What specifically do you expect Mueller to say in his testimony

that would influence or matter to you that would not be communicated in a transcript of his testimony?

Please be specific.

Note: I'm not asking for your opinions about how Mueller's testimony might influence someone else. This is a question directed to each of you. What do you expect that Mueller would say in his testimony that could influence or make a difference to you in any way that wouldn't influence or make a difference to you if you read it in a transcript?

On Day 2 of the Pelosi Mashdown of Trump, we suddenly get inundated with a stream

with a stream of breathless angry diatribes about Mueller's testimony.

I willingly joined in the conversations myself because some of the carrying on seemed so ridiculous and I wanted to counter it ... but now that I think about it, I just find it interesting.

Pelosi's detractors were right about one thing: She IS a lightning rod. And thank God, she is

And I’ll bet the red state Members who, even if they support impeachment, need some time and space to help their constituents catch up with the rest of us, are grateful that Nancy Pelosi is taking the incoming bolts for them.

That’s what a leader does. And Pelosi is doing it so well, she makes it look easy - so easy, in fac, that some people don’t even realize she’s doing it.

Oh, Donald ... Judge Ramos is calling (you out)

Douglas Letter, the lawyer for congressional Democrats, said the subpoenas were intended to elicit information on potential money laundering and financial fraud and that they were not overly expansive.

Judge Edgardo Ramos of the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York appeared to agree. “Lots of people do things, they hide assets, they create dummy corporations, they put their relatives in charge,” the judge said in court before he issued his ruling.

Judge Ramos said he agreed with Mr. Trump’s claim that turning over financial records to Congress could cause him and his family irreparable harm. But, he said, the merits of the congressional committees’ goals outweighed that harm.

After issuing his ruling, Judge Ramos said he thought it was unlikely that Mr. Trump and his family would win in a trial.


Oh, snap!

"The Judiciary branch is strong and WE. WILL. HOLD"

A few weeks ago, a dear old friend, a Republican-appointed federal judge, trying to console me during a moment of despair about the future of our country, said to me “The Judiciary branch is strong and will hold.” When I expressed skepticism, he leaned toward me, looked me dead in the eye, and said as firmly as he could without shouting: “We are strong and WE. WILL. HOLD.”

Today, thanks to Judge Mehta, I think he may be right ...
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