The idea seems to be to confuse the public by tossing around terms that simply don’t apply to his impeachment proceeding.
Barbara McQuade is a professor from practice at the University of Michigan Law School. She served as United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Michigan and Co-Chair of the Terrorism and National Security Subcommittee of the Attorney General’s Advisory Committee from 2010-2017.
The president supposedly dangled millions of dollars in military aid to Ukraine in exchange for Kyiv investigating Joe Biden. That looks a lot like old-fashioned corruption.
The White House says the president wasn’t serious when he told subordinates it’s OK to commit crimes to ‘build the wall.’ Recent history shows someone may take him seriously.
It is tempting to frame his death as just deserts, but it is an affront to justice in many ways.
It’s not just about Trump. We need to know more about Russia and more about Barr.
After two years of Mueller’s investigation, Trump still doesn’t understand that accepting foreign help in elections is illegal. It’s also a recipe for blackmail.
‘If anyone other than a sitting president had committed this conduct, I am confident that he would be charged with crimes.’
The special counsel is too reserved to say what he really means: Russia attacked America and Trump broke the law.
A third probe into the origins of the Russia investigation, even to pacify the paranoid president, may cause real harm.
Trump wanted an attorney general who would protect him, and he got one who defended him and misrepresented Mueller’s report.