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What's the over/under on how long it takes Trump to pardon the MAGAbomber? (Original Post) TomSlick Oct 2018 OP
Considering how Trump likes loyalty... Ohioboy Oct 2018 #1
Why in the world would he pardon him? Orangepeel Oct 2018 #2
Because the fellow MAGAs would love it. TomSlick Oct 2018 #5
Political suicide. He may only care about MAGA's, but he does want to win in 2020. bearsfootball516 Oct 2018 #11
How many times has Trump committed political suicide - without effect? TomSlick Oct 2018 #12
The bomber was captured dalton99a Oct 2018 #3
He can't do that without ruining the false flag claim. The Velveteen Ocelot Oct 2018 #4
I believe he has been charged by the Southern NY feds already FakeNoose Oct 2018 #10
Here's the federal complaint that was filed in SDNY. The Velveteen Ocelot Oct 2018 #13
Would Trump consider waterboarding him for info on hidden bombs? oasis Oct 2018 #6
The guy's got nothing to give Donnie Fungus RockRaven Oct 2018 #7
Lol he's not going to do that. bearsfootball516 Oct 2018 #8
I quit saying Trump would never do something a long time ago. TomSlick Oct 2018 #9
K&R yup UTUSN Oct 2018 #14
Pardon sonny boy? keithbvadu2 Oct 2018 #15

Ohioboy

(3,177 posts)
1. Considering how Trump likes loyalty...
Fri Oct 26, 2018, 07:42 PM
Oct 2018

Nay, in reality that would be political suicide. Then again, this ain't the real world anymore...

TomSlick

(10,978 posts)
5. Because the fellow MAGAs would love it.
Fri Oct 26, 2018, 07:44 PM
Oct 2018

Trump only cares about the MAGAs. Why in the world wouldn't he pardon him?

bearsfootball516

(6,368 posts)
11. Political suicide. He may only care about MAGA's, but he does want to win in 2020.
Fri Oct 26, 2018, 08:02 PM
Oct 2018

Pardoning a domestic terrorist would mean losing all support from independents and all Republican support outside his base. 2020 would be a rout.

The Velveteen Ocelot

(114,632 posts)
4. He can't do that without ruining the false flag claim.
Fri Oct 26, 2018, 07:44 PM
Oct 2018

Anyhow, they can charge the guy with state crimes, which can't be pardoned.

FakeNoose

(32,089 posts)
10. I believe he has been charged by the Southern NY feds already
Fri Oct 26, 2018, 08:00 PM
Oct 2018

... and the FBI identified and found him, based on fingerprints and DNA. I guess it was pretty easy using the extensive database they have, and Sayoc's prints were on file from a previous arrest.

The Velveteen Ocelot

(114,632 posts)
13. Here's the federal complaint that was filed in SDNY.
Fri Oct 26, 2018, 08:10 PM
Oct 2018
https://assets.documentcloud.org/documents/5022341/Read-the-criminal-complaint-against-Cesar-Sayoc.pdf

He could face additional federal charges in Florida, D.C., Delaware and California (where the targets lived), and maybe state charges in those jurisdictions as well. If they can prove he intended to kill any of them he possibly could be charged with attempted murder under those states' laws after the feds get done with him.

RockRaven

(14,626 posts)
7. The guy's got nothing to give Donnie Fungus
Fri Oct 26, 2018, 07:47 PM
Oct 2018

It's always quid quo pro with Donnie Fungus, and this guy can't isn't in a position to pay him or do him a favor.

TomSlick

(10,978 posts)
9. I quit saying Trump would never do something a long time ago.
Fri Oct 26, 2018, 07:53 PM
Oct 2018

It seems to me that a prediction Trump would never do something guarantees he will.

There is no bottom to how low he can go.

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