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Is Mueller after Trump?


Is Mueller after Trump?

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[It certainly looks that way. Like Nixon the trail may well lead to the oval office. History may be repeating itself.]

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I do hope so. I also hope he is successful.
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A Top Senate Judiciary Member Just Gave Trump The Mueller News He’s Been Dreading

Senator Diane Feinstein (D-CA), the ranking Democrat on the Senate Judiciary Committee, told the audience on NBC’s Meet The Press today that President Trump’s own tweets point to a basis for an obstruction of justice case against him.

In a compelling warning to the President that his Twitter addiction has made him his own worst enemy, Feinstein laid out her take on the current status of the Judiciary Committee’s investigation into the same issues that Special Prosecutor Robert Mueller is handling for the Justice Department:

“The Judiciary Committee has an investigation going as well and it involves obstruction of justice and I think what we’re beginning to see is the putting together of a case of obstruction of justice,” Feinstein said. “I think we see this in the four indictments and pleas that have just taken place, and some of the comments being made. I see it in the hyper-frenetic attitude of the White House, the comments every day, the continual tweets,” she continued. “I see it most importantly in what happened with the firing of Director Comey, and it is my belief that that is directly because he did not agree to lift the cloud of the Russia investigation. That’s obstruction of justice,” she added, referring to former FBI Director James Comey.

Feinstein joins Senators Mark Warner (D-VA) and Lindsey Graham (R-SC) in ....

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 What sent chills through my body is when Feinstein said a week ago everything changed.

  

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Saying that he's going after Trump implies that he has a predetermined result for his in estimation, and a professional like Mueller wouldn't do that. He will follow the trail and if ends up leading to Trump, so be it.

Why did Feinstein's statement send chills down your spine?
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because she laid it out.

She said;

“I see it in the hyper-frenetic attitude of the White House, the comments every day, the continual tweets,” she said. “And I see it most importantly in what happened with the firing of Director Comey, and it is my belief that that is directly because he did not agree to lift the cloud of the Russia investigation. That’s obstruction of justice.”
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Well, it's yet to be seen if it qualifies as obstruction of justice. After all, Trump's lawyer said today that the President can't obstruct justice and Alan Dershowitz, hardly a Trump supporter, agreed.
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Oh really? How about Nixon and Clinton, one of the charges against both in their impeachments were obstruction of justice. One resigned, one got off. If they find Trump obstructed justice, he can resign or go to jail, kinda like Nixon's choices.
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is this the same lawyer who's tweeting as the @realDonaldTrump?

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Clinton got off before he obstructed justice. emoticon
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quote:

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is the same lawyer who's tweeting as the @realDonaldTrump?



Yes, this guy is suppose to tops, I'd want a new lawyer!
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Breaking News: Mueller attempting to rescind Manafort's bail deal after it discovered he contacted a Russian intel agent Thursday! What a tool! He's toast! Judge specifically told the man not to speak to foreign agents! emoticon emoticon emoticon

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To say Trump can't break the law would put him above Congress, which makes the law. But the Constitution makes the Executive and the Congress co-equal.
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Nixon said, "If the President does it, it's not illegal." Trump's lawyer didn't say that.
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is this the same lawyer who's tweeting as the @realDonaldTrump?



It's pretty clear that the tweet in question was not made by a lawyer. It read

“I had to fire General Flynn because he lied to the Vice President and the FBI. He has pled guilty to those lies. It is a shame because his actions during the transition were lawful. There was nothing to hide!”

I stand to be corrected but it's unlikely that a lawyer would use the verb "pled" instead of "pleaded".

That aside, if Dowd did in fact write the tweet, that may be grounds for disbarment.

On Twitter, critics both doubted that Dowd actually wrote the tweet, and damned him for doing so if he did.

”A lawyer who writes a tweet like that incriminating a client should be disbarred. He can tell Mueller he wrote it,” tweeted Richard Painter, a professor at the University of Minnesota Law School, and former chief White House ethics lawyer for President George W. Bush.

“I’m just trying to imagine a circumstance where I, as a lawyer, would take the fall for a client’s crazy tweet,” tweeted Michael Li, senior counsel for the Brennan Center’s Democracy Program at New York University School of Law.

“I dare you to tell Mueller you logged into POTUS’s Twitter account and wrote “pled” and the rest of that, John Dowd. I dare you,” tweeted Walter Shaub, the former director of the U.S. Office of Government Ethics, who has been a vocal critic of Trump since leaving the federal government in July.

Shaub’s quotation marks around the word “pled” reflect a related dispute among tweeters over whether any lawyer would ever had used the word “pled,” rather than “pleaded.”

Shaub tweeted later:

“Dowd’s explanation to CNN makes no sense. He claims he wrote the tweet claiming Flynn was fired partly for lying to the FBI, but he also rejects the idea that POTUS knew Flynn had lied. Why would you write the tweet then, Dowd? Or did you?”


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I heard the thing about a lawyer never saying "pled" on MSNBC yesterday. But on Lawrence O'Donnell later, a lawyer used "pled" instead of "pleaded," and he was not quoting the Trump tweet. The difference in the two words had not been discussed when he used "pled." He used it naturally.
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Nixon said, "If the President does it, it's not illegal." Trump's lawyer didn't say that.



So? Obstruction of justice is illegal and by a president or Nixon and Clinton wouldn't have been brought up on those charges. It's not like a precedent being set, not a first and hopefully not a last!
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This is taking me back in time like you wouldn't believe! I was in high school when Watergate blew up! The daily paper had a headline about it for at least 2 months straight! In the meantime the DOW had finally broken 1000 points if you can believe it! Now instead of Hunt, Gordon Liddy, Ehrlichman, Ziegler, and all the rest, we have a daily diet of Manafort, his partner Gates, the plea of Flynn, the daily LIE of Huckabee-Sanders, and now charges will be brought against this other lying b!tch, KT McFarland! emoticon emoticon emoticon

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Who is "this other lying !@#$?"
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Who is "this other lying !@#$?"



Sorry; fixed it! Flynn's deputy when he was still part of the admin., KT McFarland! She can forget that Ambassadorship to Singapore; Congress won't approve her! emoticon emoticon emoticon

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So you're a fan of Trump, emulating him by calling women "bitches."
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So you're a fan of Trump, emulating him by calling women "bitches."



Nyah! Maybe more Al Pacino in "The Devil's Advocate!" emoticon emoticon emoticon

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Maybe you need to mature into the 21st century and stop emulating abusers of women.
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