erik lundegaard

Wednesday May 08, 2019

792 and Counting

Former federal prosecutors have a statement up on saying that based on the evidence in the Mueller Report, if it were up to them, Donald J. Trump would be charged with multiple felonies for obstruction of justice:

Each of us believes that the conduct of President Trump described in Special Counsel Robert Mueller's report would, in the case of any other person not covered by the Office of Legal Counsel policy against indicting a sitting President, result in multiple felony charges for obstruction of justice.

They provide examples:

  • The President's efforts to fire Mueller and to falsify evidence about that effort;
  • The President's efforts to limit the scope of Mueller's investigation to exclude his conduct; and
  • The President's efforts to prevent witnesses from cooperating with investigators probing him and his campaign.

There's no heat to the piece, it's just matter-of-fact, just the rule of law. Just. It includes federal prosecutors from left and right, from Republican and Democratic administrations. Check it out. Pass it around. Yesterday morning there were 600+ signatures. Now there are nearly 800. Where she stops...?

Posted at 10:31 AM on Wednesday May 08, 2019 in category Law  
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