90 Miles From Tyranny : New NY AG to Suspend Rule of Law Regarding Trump Family

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Thursday, December 13, 2018

New NY AG to Suspend Rule of Law Regarding Trump Family

The incoming Attorney General for the formerly great state of New York has announced one of her priorities is a wide ranging investigation of the President and his family.

In other words she’s suspending the rule of law and the American system of justice when it comes to the Trumps.

She has no crime to investigate but is investigating the family in search of one.

That is the opposite of how our system is supposed to operate.

NBC News has the story, but of course they’re practically giddy about it:

New York Attorney Gen.-elect Letitia James says she plans to launch sweeping investigations into President Donald Trump, his family and “anyone” in his circle who may have violated the law once she settles into her new job next month.

“We will use every area of the law to investigate President Trump and his business transactions and that of his family as well,” James, a Democrat, told NBC News in her first extensive interview since she was elected last month.

James outlined some of the probes she intends to pursue with regard to the president, his businesses and his family members. They include:
  • Any potential illegalities involving Trump’s real estate holdings in New York, highlighting a New York Times investigation published in October into the president’s finances.
  • The June 2016 Trump Tower meeting with a Russian official.
  • Examine government subsidies Trump received, which were also the subject of Times investigative work.
  • Whether he is in violation of the emoluments clause in the U.S. Constitution through his New York businesses.
  • Continue to probe the Trump Foundation.

“We want to investigate anyone in his orbit who has, in fact, violated the law,” said James, who was endorsed by New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo.

James campaigned on passing a bill to change New York’s double jeopardy laws with an eye on possible pardons coming out of the White House. James told NBC News she wants to be able to pursue state charges against anyone the president were to pardon over federal charges or convictions and whose alleged crimes took place in the state. Under current New York law, she might not be able to...

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1 comment:

Doug said...

What is the possibility that this nonsense is going to trigger a civil war??