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Jersey Girl wrote:
Fri May 21, 2021 1:32 am
Doctor CamNC4Me wrote:
Fri May 21, 2021 12:51 am
This is interesting:

“Former Trump Organization executive Barbara Res said on Wednesday night that, in her opinion, Weisselberg has flipped and was cooperating with New York prosecutors with two criminal investigations hanging over him.”

deetz: https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/articl ... ident.html

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I would be looking for Michael Cohen to comment on this. I would have confidence in his assessment.
Cohen comments.

Evidence Points To All Of Them': 3 Trump Insiders Speak In TV Exclusive
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BUEyLgwQyzo

Another

Michael Cohen On Trump: ‘I Think Donald Trump Is Going To Flip On All Of Them'
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S8vpR0tnqho

Again

'It's Going To Happen': Trump's Ex-Lawyer Says Indictment Coming
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mVBxgWnB5sc
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Welp. It appears things are moving along at a clip:

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/politics ... ar-AAKnuWB

“Manhattan's district attorney has convened the grand jury that is expected to decide whether to indict former president Donald Trump ... The panel was convened recently and will sit three days a week for six months ...”

His statement:

https://www.donaldjtrump.com/desk/desk-jnarjsqufr/

tl;dr - Squirrel!

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Grand jury? Wow. I hadn't seen that yet. Cohen said an indictment was coming. We'll find out if he's right. Trump can cry witch hunt all he likes. The process is in progress and he can't stop it.

Just as a matter of interest. Here's an example of Trump giving a deposition. Saw this a while back.


REVEALED: Trump’s hidden video deposition in Trump University fraud case
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HLMr2Ck9KVo
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Nabbed off CNN from the Washington Post.
The grand jury is set to sit for three days a week for six months, according to the newspaper, and will likely hear matters beyond just the Trump Organization probe during that time.
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Man, it would be awesome to see Trump indicted. I'd throw a serious party.

But does our justice system work? Dubious. I'll believe it when I see it.
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Some Schmo wrote:But does our justice system work? Dubious. I'll believe it when I see it.
I agree that there is growing cause to be dubious about that. I fear that after years, maybe even decades, of hard right conservatives successfully blocking the nomination of judges who were not themselves hard right conservatives, and packing courts at all levels with judges who were, that it may well be true that our justice system no longer works entirely equitably. Even if Trump is indicted and brought to trial, will it even be possible to impanel a jury likely to unanimously vote for conviction? I would expect a hung jury, or endless appeals preventing the case from being resolved during what still remains of Trump's lifetime, considering his age and evidently unhealthy lifestyle and habits.
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Gunnar wrote:
Wed May 26, 2021 9:02 pm
Even if Trump is indicted and brought to trial, will it even be possible to impanel a jury likely to unanimously vote for conviction? I would expect a hung jury, or endless appeals preventing the case from being resolved during what still remains of Trump's lifetime, considering his age and evidently unhealthy lifestyle and habits.
An indictment would be awesome, but I'd be just as satisfied if he simply keeled over.
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Some Schmo wrote:
Thu May 27, 2021 4:39 pm
An indictment would be awesome, but I'd be just as satisfied if he simply keeled over.
I'm sure that would save the DOJ and the taxpayers a lot of money.
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Speaking of drug-addled fantasies ...

https://www.mediaite.com/trump/trump-is ... by-august/
Former President Donald Trump is telling people that he expects to get reinstated in the White House by August, according to New York Times reporter Maggie Haberman.

Haberman shared this rather stunning detail in response to a CNN segment from Donie O’Sullivan. The video features a number of QAnon followers lauding a Myanmar-style coup of the U.S. government to replace President Joe Biden with Trump.

Her comments do not come in a vacuum either. A number of Trump toadies have made similar comments before and during the QAnon conference that was held in Dallas, Texas over the weekend.

Former National Security Advisor to Trump Michael Flynn (who pled guilty to lying to federal investigations before being pardoned) appeared to argue on behalf of a Myanmar-style coup during the QAnon conference. A biker vest clad Sidney Powell also stated during the QAnon conference that Trump should be reinstated as president. Why? Because according to the former Trump attorney there was “abject fraud and obtaining a coup of the United States of America.” There was not.

https://mobile.Twitter.com/patriottakes ... -august%2F

And lest we forget Mike Lindell, founder of MyPillow and massive advertiser on Fox News prime time. He insisted during a podcast with Steve Bannon last week that “Donald Trump will be back in office in August,” vowing to file a lawsuit that will confirm evidence of voter fraud during the 2020 election.

So Flynn, Powell, and Lindell are all advocating some sort of reinsertion of Trump into office, though there is no Constitutional way for that to happen. And according to the reliably well-sourced Haberman, Trump himself is promoting the idea that he will be back in office by late summer.

The idea that Trump would be reinstated into the White House is so absurd that it abuts “impossible” to happen. But the reason to amplify this story is to illustrate just how far gone many QAnon followers and their leaders — including Trump — appear to be in their delusion. And the surprisingly large number of supporters who keep buying it.
A little more about Maggie Haberman:

https://amazingjews.org/maggie-haberman ... ork-times/

Also, more about Qanon military coup fantasizing here:

https://www.rollingstone.com/politics/p ... a-1176380/

All of this is of course interesting in light of Mayan Elephant’s supposed concerns over voting by mail and “big lies about big lies”. There seems to be an infatuation with dictatorships by the Right, and it’s becoming more and more obvious, by the day, that the Right is in fact hurtling toward fascism quicker than we imagined. Didn't ME cuss me out with regard to claiming Qanon is a right-wing phenomenon?

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It's pretty effing weird, doc. On the one hand, you have Trump supporters talking about 'reinstating' him. On the other hand, the chances are good that he will be a convicted felon in the next year or so.

All of these QAnon/Proud Boy/Oath Keeper machinations about the REAL purpose of the 2nd Amendment being armed rebellion...And now a convicted pardoned felon, who happened to have been a National Security Advisor, compares our country to Myanmar...I'm amazed with how many people seemed to have broken faith with their belief in this country. The most disheartening thing about the Trump Presidency was not Trump, but the continuing gullibility of the American voter.
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