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“To make that argument after the Senate has already ruled on it is beyond frivolous—it’s insulting,” says attorney Marc Elias on Trump’s defense raising the question of the constitutionality of the trial. Aired on 02/11/2021.
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Trump Defense May Try To Hide Behind Constitutionality. But It Was Settled | All In | MSNBC

51 comments

  1. Trump’s defense is going to somehow end up incriminating Republican Senators AND throwing the Capital insurrectionists under the bus.
    Q told me.

  2. When referring to anyone who votes to acquit DT, just add Mudd to their name:
    Mudd Cruz, Mudd Hawley, Mudd Graham, Mudd Hawley, Mudd Rubio, etc

    1. Hey, Dr. Samuel Mudd was later exonerated of his charges of being involved in Lincoln’s assassination. It’s not far to keep dragging his name through the mud.

    1. @Chauncey W well you’re in luck because these people are so deranged that they would argue the color of the sky with you on Trump’s behalf lol ready to recite as much misinformation to support themselves as possible with no regard to reality

    2. @Chauncey W sadly they are damaged goods now, headfu*ked leftovers from the great attempt by trump & cronies to turn us into Russia… in all reality we lucked out, what if Trump was a smart person! There is plenty of Hope and we can rebuild our country now alongside of so many beautiful and diverse people. There are deplorable people in society, it’s always been that way… let some simple math put your mind at ease. I’ve heard so many people say that half the country voted for Trump… not true. Only one-third of the u.s. population is invested enough in politics Etc to have voted. Out of that 1/3, slightly less than half did so for Trump… less than one sixth of the country thinks they can take everyone else on and win and are surprised that it didn’t work. Thank God they are all failures led by a failure.

    3. Trump trump trump trump. Hes out. And your still crying. But ofcourse media is going to milk Trump topics for ratings. Cause withought the Trump, media has caca ratings. But someone answer me this. I need to ask the Biden expertise. Why is Biden looking to ban travel from state to state, but opening borders?. It absolutely makes no sense. Close states. But open borders. Am I missing something?

    4. @Tech ti you’re missing something so bad I can’t even take you seriously. In order to do so I would have to subscribe to an alternate reality, and delusional alternative facts.

  3. I don’t know why Trump’s lawyers need to said anything…because the Republican have already gave the United States of America and the Constitution the middle finger.

    1. The thing is, there are several republican “jurors” who can’t impeach drumpf, because if they did they would need to accept they needed to be impeached as well. It is a bit like putting the driver of a getaway car on a jury…

  4. I wish I could have my voice heard that the people that vote to acquit be removed immediately from office and be charged as the traitors they are. Sadly these clowns will support the traitor in chief. Sad day for the USA.

  5. On January 6, Trump falsely maintained that Pence had the ability to unilaterally change the election result. Pence rebuked Trump’s false  claims in an 11-page letter sent to Trump  just before his “stop the steal” rally and riot.

    “It is my considered judgment that my oath to support and defend the Constitution constrains me from claiming unilateral authority to determine which electoral votes should be counted and which should not. Vesting the Vice President with unilateral authority to decide presidential contests would be entirely antithetical to the system of check and balances between branches of the government designed by the framers of the Constitution,” Pence wrote.

    And like the wannabe tyrant that he is, Trump replied by blasting Pence for his action less than two hours later.

    “Mike Pence didn’t have the courage to do what should have been done to protect our Country and our Constitution, giving States a chance to certify a corrected set of facts, not the fraudulent or inaccurate ones which they were asked to previously certify,” Trump wrote in a tweet.

    Trump’s tweet came as protesters backing him stormed the Capitol.

    1. I heard what Trump said at the rally; he didn’t encourage anyone to riot!
      The break into Capitol happened before the people hearing Trump speech walked over to Capitol.

    2. @kc Cox This wasn’t just about one rally!!! It was culminated over MONTHS of LIES and INCITING words and tweets!!!

  6. After the attack DJT issued a Tweet: “These are the things and events that happen when a sacred landslide election victory is so unceremoniously & viciously stripped away from great patriots who have been badly & unfairly treated for so long.” This proves he intended the insurrection and is unrepentant for the deaths, injuries and damage he caused. He should be tried together with the other insurrectionist in federal court, charged with seditious conspiracy, insurrection, conspiracy against rights, violation of civil liberties under color of law and felony murder pursuant to: https://www.law.cornell.edu/uscode/text/18/2385 https://www.law.cornell.edu/uscode/text/18/2384 https://www.law.cornell.edu/uscode/text/18/2383 https://www.law.cornell.edu/uscode/text/18/241 https://www.law.cornell.edu/uscode/text/18/242 https://www.law.cornell.edu/uscode/text/18/610 https://www.law.cornell.edu/uscode/text/18/595 https://uscode.house.gov/view.xhtml?req=(title:52%20section:10307%20edition:prelim) https://uscode.house.gov/view.xhtml?req=(title:52%20section:20511%20edition:prelim) https://www.justia.com/criminal/offenses/homicide/felony-murder/ . Once convicted for insurrection, the 14th Amendment automatically applies: https://constitution.congress.gov/browse/amendment-14/section-3/

    1. Don’t leave out the seditious senators who supported him And allowed all that has happened. They need their day in court as well.

    2. You mean Trump lied about losing the election & incited a mob to attack the government on January 6th. Facts matter!

  7. Trump’s legal team could have been literal toddlers, and Lindsey Graham and the like would still claim they did a good job.

  8. I know my senator is. I emailed today and Joni Ernst response is all to telling. Never was she going to listen to the truth.

  9. It is mind boggling that this waste of a man if acquitted gets away with all he has done and the cowardly Republicans make him above the law..The United Shameful of America…smh

  10. The biggest lie of them all…..
    That somehow Pence could single handedly over turn the vote of 150 million Americans

  11. The case is overwhelming. No lucid, fair, rational, mature adult of normal cognitive ability could possibly acquit 45*. Which leaves most in the unAmerican GQP out.

  12. How can you march to the Capitol and “stop the steal” other than physically breaking in and physically stopping the process? Trump knew exactly what he was doing

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