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So today, de facto impeachment hearings open with the testimony of John Dean, White House Counsel for Nixon during Watergate.
letís assume federal prosecutors indict the president after he leaves office for crimes that were committed more than 5 years before the indictment is handed down . . .
OUCH! I guess the takeaway is like with Al Capone, it may be hard to find something to put him away :( -dbciii
If state court prosecutors have sufficient evidence to prove Trump committed crimes that violate state law, then the state prosecutors can and should indict him
I would move toward using the inherent contempt powers of Congress to arrest them.
As a former career prosecutor, including 6 years as an Army JAG, this makes me sick
Is there any reason for hope? I suggest there is. I want to return to Tuesdayís court hearing. Trumpís lawyer argued that Congress cannot issue subpoenas to investigate presidential violations of the law. Judge Mehta plainly and inarguably disagreed with that position. . .
Can I please make one observation about Lindsey Grahamís absurd contention that we should start investigating Obama-era DOJ officials for hating Trump and trying to get Hillary Clinton elected?
This is an emotionally charged issue: Trump pardons the former soldier who was convicted of murdering an Iraqi prisoner.
Letís talk about Barrís answer (ok, non-answer) to Sen. Kamala Harrisís question about whether Trump or anyone at the White House asked or suggested that he should open a criminal investigation on anyone.
The first two options to deal with Trumpís obstructionist conduct of declaring that administration members will refuse to comply with all Congressional subpoenas are ineffectual.
Mueller Report & Statement
Mueller said that because heís not permitted to indict a sitting president he simply laid out all the evidence proving Trump obstructed justice without announcing a prosecutorial decision. To be clear, this was not his choice, it was required because the DOJ/OLC memo says you canít indict a sitting president