Trump’s Criminal Probe: New Defense Won’t Stop Possible Indictment 1

Trump’s Criminal Probe: New Defense Won’t Stop Possible Indictment

 

Citizen Donald Trump is now telling people he expects he will get reinstated as president by August. According to The New York Times's Maggie Haberman, "it isn't happening in a vacuum" but instead as part of a possible strategy to avoid indictment. His comments come as a special grand jury reviews evidence that could result in charges for Trump and other members of his enterprise. MSNBC's Chief Legal Correspondent Ari Melber is joined by MSNBC's Neal Katyal and the former Chief of the Investigation Division of the Manhattan District Attorney's Office Adam Kaufmann to discuss. (This interview is from MSNBC’s “The Beat with Ari Melber, a news show covering politics, law and culture airing nightly at 6pm ET on MSNBC. ).

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76 comments

  1. The phrase “sleeping at the wheel” punctuates what has been happening in this country. What has happened to rule of law?

    1. @Rebecca A can you please remind me when was America great for minorities, especially blacks?

    2. @Studenheim Edwards You make no sense. Murder is a crime and not an appropriate solution. WHY would you egg on violence?

    3. ~~MSNBC is Satan’s propaganda machine. The Peacock is Satan’s symbol.
      Satan is known as the Peacock Angel Melek Taus/Shamash/Utu.
      The castrated Crown Prince of Allah/Nanna Sin.

  2. “The quantum of evidence becomes so great that you’ve got to take action.”
    Ya think? You would think! I think… Do You think? Duh

    1. @H Moore
      Funny how the IRS delayed and stalled applications for 503c exemptons for conservative groups.
      Sorry not a lie.

    2. @H Moore .. So you prefer the bombing of Syria and no jobs, and chaos at the border, and high gas prices ? 🙂

    3. @Mars S sorry but it’s not unsubstantiated Individual 1/is a co conspirator with Michael Cohen. The only reason he was not charged was because he had flying monkeys to protect him. Now he doesn’t! People like yourself can spin things anyway you want but you don’t have any power to help him and should be concerned about your own liabilities in promoting false information.

    1. @Jamsie that was then… this is now. I think NK thought Trump was going to fade away. Since he’s not going quietly into the night, I imagine NK’s opinion on prosecuting Trump has changed.

    2. @THE TRUTH IS OUT NOW! And WHEN de run out of actuel, logiciel d’événements, de van always revert To Barcelone!

  3. It always seems that he’s getting indicted tomorrow, then maybe the next day, then the day after.
    Just do it!

    1. I want to see the clips of DJT doing the Perp walk after he’s indicted.

      Arresting Officer: Place your hands behind your back Mr Trump

      Trump: It’s not me you should be arresting it’s Jr, Eric and Ivanka, I’m telling you they are in charge of those companies. Agent, agent do something you work for me, tell them, tell them.

      Click… Click

      Secret Service Agent: Mr Trump, I work for no man. I’m employed by the govt not you. Officer those cuffs aren’t tight enough for his tiny hands. Allow me

      Click, click, click, click… Click, click, click, click.

      Trump: This can’t be happening. It’s a witch hunt, it is, it really is. It’s my kids fault, it is, it really is.

      Secret Service Agent: There you go officer. That should hold him. We’ll follow you down to the station, he’s all yours.

    2. @Chris DeWine what a waste of time. Your clearly obsessed. I feel bad for you friend. Donald Trump is not worth that much of your effort buddy. Every president is selected bot elected.

      Stock food and Ammo wait for the show

    3. @WHEREisTHEbalance “The application of force alone, without support based on a spiritual concept, can never bring about the destruction of an idea or arrest the propagation of it, unless one is ready and able to ruthlessly exterminate the last upholders of that idea even to a man, and also wipe out any tradition which it may tend to leave behind.” – The Great Fuhrer A.H.

  4. The promise of a re-inauguration in August is fuel on the smoldering embers of “patriotic” fans and could grow into a yuge wild fire.
    …This isn’t my best poetry, but I hope you will get the gist. :–)

    1. @Sapper 14 NO SLIMY BFF DOJ BARR….
      NO SPINELESS GOP…..
      TRUMP UNDER SWORN OATH…..YEP….
      TRUMP GOING TO PRISON.

    2. @Sapper 14 ALSO…
      HAPPY BELATED MIGHTY JOE( KING OBAMA’S 3RD term)INAUGURATION DAY MAGA .
      YEP THAT TOO…
      HAPPENED

  5. Evil prevails when good and decent people sit back and do nothing…Boy this is proving 100% true today in the USA of corruption..

    1. @Scott Harrison fake news, remember the assaults were caused by right wing infiltrators and agitators

  6. I get the feeling this Summer Rally Tour will be a glorified “Go Fund Me” excursion…

    1. @M Hartung that would be the Orange Grifter, go eat a rotten egg burrito or something TROLL!

    1. As a matter of fact the epitome of a man’s man you yourself a crying baby where is your mama

  7. This is all taking toooo long! It’s insane how slow this process is moving.

    1. @Ekquizit Sounds While that SONT OF of makes SOME sensé…
      if it where toi or me, we’d already have blisters on our butt from THAT jail-house concrète floor!

    2. It takes a long, long time to get everything right. This is absolutely imperative to get this right. As the old saying goes, ” Have to have all the Ducks in a Row”. But I also wish they could speed things up. I remember watching Charlie Rose interviewing the top atty. For the Southern District of N.Y. during the Financial Crisis of 2008. And no to any trumpers reading this, it was dumped on the new Obama administration.) Where was I? Oh yeah. There were millions of pieces of paper to go through. I can’t imagine how much is involved in Trump investigation. Him, his rotten family employees. Wish they could move a bit faster though.

    1. It has nothing to do with having balls and everything to do with what you can get enough evidence to indict him for. Unfortunately, it’s not so simple as “We know he did it” you actually need the evidence. Justice is often a slow moving process and that’s a good thing, it stops people like Trump from just locking up his political opponents. Be thankful that there are laws and a deliberate system or else you would probably already be in jail for sedition.

  8. I for one, would love to see Micheal Cohen playing forward for the Knicks. If, somehow that happens, Chump will still be convicted.

    1. Jesus. The Republicans still think Hillary is going to jail. Democrats are dumber. Nobody is going to jail. Ever.

  9. Thank U Michael Cohen I don’t think without his help this wouldn’t go to far. All those years working beside him. Take the whole lot of them and the rest of his goons

    1. Yes thank you Michael Cohen you spoke the truth the fajke President he can’t handle the truth. You did your time because of him. Keep talking the truth. The man is a lunatic. Thank you!

  10. Consider this:
    With #45’s approval rating as low as it is, it’s unlikely he can corrupt the special grand jury. And no…
    …he can’t polish its’ apples, either.

  11. To the Bank, here is valuations for my properties, give me a loan. To the IRS, my holdings are lower valuations, give me a tax break. Drumpf Pathetically says.

    1. You just know he’s got one of those old timey purses for when they find and open it, couple of moths come fluttering out slowly. White Privilege!

    1. Wait a minute! Is this why trump was hiding his tax records from the public unlike any other president? I guess that explains why he is all about transparency when it comes to anyone but himself!

    2. We would be in jail. The trump mobsters have “friends” with MONEY. They have Moscow Mitch and most of the GOP Senators.

  12. “The quantum of evidence becomes so great that you’ve got to take action.”
    We surpassed that with Trump 40 years ago.

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