Donald Trump has never been known as an intelligent man. He had to pay someone to take his SATs and his college professor stated he was the dumbest student he ever had. Yet somehow Trump has gotten away with breaking the law all his life.
From sexual assault to stealing from a charity to cheating on his taxes to colluding with Russia to influence the 2016 presidential election to obstructing the investigating into that illegal action…Trump has yet to face any fallout from his blatant disregard for the law.
Trump is making it very hard for Attorney General Merrick B. Garland to put off making him finally answer for his crimes.
We all know the story by this point: Donald Trump was the most unpopular president in history. He lost the 2016 popular vote by 3 million, but was awarded the office thanks to an archaic electoral college system. In 2020 Joe Biden won the popular vote by over 8 million and easily walked away with the electoral college votes as well. Trump and his personal attorney Rudy Giuliani hatched The Big Lie – claiming the election was corrupt. All of the claims by Trump and his enablers have been fully debunked. Simply put, Trump lies.
But now, Trump stated publicly at one of his COVID-breeding ground rallies that he did indeed try to illegally overturn the results of the 2020 election. He also threatened that if the Department of Justice was to prosecute him for any of his crimes, his followers would unleash another attack like that on January 6. He also promised that if he runs for president in 2024 and is awarded the office, he will pardon those insurrectionists who stormed the Capitol in his name on January 6.
Legal experts have pointed out that Trump has now admitted to committing crimes. He is also engaging in witness tampering. These are the moves of a man who sees himself as invulnerable.
From the records released by the National Archive, we are also learning more and more about Trump’s attempts to overturn the election. We now know Trump himself played an active role in trying to get various agencies to confiscate voting machines in areas where he lost so he could overturn their results.
This was too illegal for even henchman Bill Barr, who rejected Trump’s request for him to use the Department of Justice to seize the voting machines. Trump also tried to get the Department of Homeland Security and the Department of Defense to do his bidding but was denied by those agencies as well.
That’s not all that the records show. We also now know for certain that Trump tried to convince his inner circle to let him invoke martial law to stay in power. In fact, advisors Michael Flynn and Sidney Powell laid out an elaborate plan for Trump to declare martial law.
Reportedly, this was too far for even disgraced lawyer Rudy Giuliani to go. Giuliani advised Trump that they would all go to jail for certain if he declared martial law.
There has never been a question about whether Trump was guilty of trying to illegally overturn a free and fair election. But now he has admitted it. Hell, he bragged about it.
Isn’t it time for him to pay?
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