On Wednesday, Federal Magistrate Judge Bruce Reinhart denied a request from several news organizations to release the entire affidavit DOJ submitted in support of its request to search Mar-a-Lago last August. But the judge did order DOJ to release a slightly less redacted version.
Thank you for your thorough updates on TFG and the dangers he presents to society. He believes he’s superhuman and so far anyone else who has committed the crimes he has would likely be behind bars. From childhood on he has escaped true consequences. Will that ever happen? January 6 and his responsibility for violence and deaths. Publishing the address of the Obama family residence in an all-caps social media post Tuesday morning. And threatening Jack Smith. “The Trump decried the criminal charges that have been filed against him in federal court and asked “somebody” to “explain” his position to special counsel Jack Smith, “his family, and his friends.” https://www.cnbc.com/2023/06/27/trump-attack-special-counsel-family-after-tape-revealed.html There needs to be immediate consequences for his threatening behavior. He should be in jail. But that’s not happening soon enough. Immediately with his current threat he should be confined to a secure space wearing an electronic monitor device. No communication devices and of course 24 hour security. He is a clear and present danger.
Indefensible. All of it. Stunning. All of it. Infuriating. All of it. Makes my head spin. Where are the chickens? We need more chickens in our lives. After all, they are in this with us. Thanks as always. Peace.
Why is Trump still protected by Secret Service. He may not be a flight risk, but he is definitely at risk of inciting further insurrections and other crimes - suggesting attack on former President Obama and his family is not in the same league as wishing him a Happy Independence Day. Any other person indicted of as many criminal acts as Trump would, at the very least be under house arrest. But here he is spewing his hateful lies at pep rallies across the country.
I am still unconvinced his sharing of documents has been limited to "bragging".. . I'm convinced in my heart there is something much more sinister in the moving boxes of documents than just trying to lash back at General Milley. But being so convinced does not mean it is not true. But if the govt. has evidence that he has done so it will probably not become known to the public and the govt. has already more than likely made adjustments in security measures related to all of Trump's information in the documents he kept, but again something they will probably never let out to the public.
But I am perturbed about why, when it became known to his advisors they did not come together and remove him from office long before any of this happened via the 25th. After all, so many of his cabinet officials have claimed heroic self-sacrifice by staying in his cabinet to attempt to lessen the damage he was doing to our government. Wouldn't it have been more heroic to declare him to be mentally unfit to serve as president?
And if they had done that, no stolen documents, no Jan 6. But then they wouldn't have had any books to write on how they saved us from Trump.
The fact that Donald is still allowed to roam free without any restrictions AT ALL is why our country is a failing democracy. I'm so sick of this crap.
I remember my feeling of dread, the painful realization that trump was going to be in our white house the day after election November 2016. It never left me all through his reign of terror. I tried every day to to give into hate. I deliberately directed my anger, fear and frustration to learning more about what he was about. It was a scary trip through his crimes and destruction of all our government norms. The fact that many in our government not just those in elected seats but all those that surround them DIDN'T do the right thing, didn't speak up, didn't say something when it was happening is proof that our democracy is in danger. Too many still believe his crap and still support his plan to destroy our country. Please VOTE RESPONSIBLY, encourage anyone you know or encounter to do their homework, look at the consequences of their votes before they vote, IT'S NEVER BEEN MORE IMPORTANT. Please Jack Smith if you're listening lock him up, keep him from communicating with the outside world, he won't stop on his own.
It is actually getting scary. Thing's supporters are unhinged.
A dark dark day for humanity in all the ways 45 has conducted himself to the detriment of all of us everywhere. I always appreciate your newsletter for getting a grasp on what might be ahead but especially this one. Could he be planning his next coup with those documents he stole that have yet to be retrieved? I am waiting for the good news Joyce and I know it’s coming. We’ve had enough. Your steady pen is a constant light in our day 🇺🇸🗽
His psycopathy, Machiavellianism and narcissism (the Dark Triad) compel him to escalate and go over the line. He must feed red meat to the jackals. Soon enough the judge will face the reality that he’s using his candidacy as a “get out of jail card” and a way to mock the law. We’ll see how long it takes to slap on the cuffs and perp walk him in.
I want him in jail. God damn it, enough of this.
“Trump is increasingly a danger to the community, and courts and prosecutors would do well to treat him like one. He’s cornered. And there’s no telling what he won’t stoop to to try and save himself, or just to vent his anger.”
Perhaps it’s time to head him off at the pass..
Wouldn't inciting violence be a violation of the standard conditions of release.
Ohhhhhh!!! I was going to say unbelievable… but truly nothing surprises me anymore! What does everyone do with family that sings his praises? I was truly lucky enough to not have any friends that were his worshipers. However, it’s truly unbearable to be around family that continuously sip the Kool-Aid. Even when there is an agreement not to discuss politics, they inevitably make a comment. It’s so hard to deal with stupid!! Advice?✌🏼🤍🤨
Did I get this right? Trump knowingly, if indirectly, threatened the life of a former president?
I wonder if Gym Jordan sees anything upsetting in the fact pattern: Trump calls, wackos listen.
Trump needs to be remanded. You can't be allowed to threaten witnesses and prosecutors pre-trial.
Thank you Professor. I love your favorite page & the DOJ's acronym "FPOTUS".