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A biased case against Trump

Posted 6/13/24

Michael Shellenberger, a leading investigative journalist, founder and president of Environmental Progress, Time Magazine “Hero of the Environment,” and Green Book …

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A biased case against Trump


Michael Shellenberger, a leading investigative journalist, founder and president of Environmental Progress, Time Magazine “Hero of the Environment,” and Green Book Award winner wrote: “But the Democrats’ relentless effort to imprison Trump has undermined the rule of law, faith in the criminal justice system, and democratic norms more than anything Trump has ever done.”
CNN’s top legal scholar, Elie Honig, said in New York Magazine, “Prosecutors Got Trump, But They Contorted the Law. The charges against Trump are obscure and nearly entirely unprecedented. In fact, no state prosecutor, in New York, or Wyoming, or anywhere has ever charged federal election laws as a direct or predicate state crime against anyone for anything. None. Ever.”
Honig went on to say, “The charges against Trump aren’t just unusual, they bespoke, seemingly crafted for the former president and nobody else. It’s best characterized as the Frankenstein case, cobbled together with ill-fitting parts into an ugly awkward, but more or less functioning contraption that just might ultimately turn on its creator.” 
Democrat Judge Merchan donated to Democratic groups ActBlue, Stop Republicans, the Progressive Turnout Project, and whose daughter is campaign fundraising for Biden, VP Harris, and serial liar Schiff among others.
Newsweek reported, “While campaigning, Bragg said: ‘I have investigated Trump and his children and held them accountable for their misconduct with the Trump Foundation. I also sued the Trump administration more than 100 times for the travel ban, the separation of children from their families at the border. So, I know that work. I know how to follow the facts and hold people in power accountable.’”
Merchan told the jurors that they didn’t need to agree on what other crime Trump supposedly intended to or was just thinking he would commit.
Politico reports that Justice Juan Merchan sent a letter to attorneys about a FB post that occurred before jurors started deliberations. “My cousin is a juror and says Trump is getting convicted,” the user wrote in a week-old comment, according to the judge. “Thank you folks for all your hard work!!!!”
Legal scholar Turley said, “At the start of closing arguments, most honest observers were still wondering what the prosecutors were alleging as to the crime that Trump was allegedly concealing with the falsification of business records.”
“Once a government is committed to the principle of silencing the voice of opposition, it has only one way to go, and that is down the path of increasingly repressive measures, until it becomes a source of terror to all its citizens and creates a country where everyone lives in fear.” — President Harry S. Truman
Biden has been successful in uniting the country with crowds chanting at major events, “Let’s go Brandon.”
Mike Banovetz

Editor’s Note: The accuracy of the since-deleted Facebook post cited above is unverified and was posted by a user who describes himself in his bio as a “professional shi_ poster.” There was no indication the individual actually had a cousin on the jury, but the judge in the case notified both parties of the post regardless.