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Tue Sep 8, 2020, 11:50 PM

Justice Department moves to replace

Trump's private defense in the slander suit against Trump. This was just reported on Lawrence O'Donnell (link from BBC below*). Not only is this move -unheard of before now - designed to economize Trump's money by letting the taxpayers pay for his defense on this charge. It also means that, if approved by the court the suit will be thrown out because the slanderous language complained of was made while Trump was President "in the scope of his official duties" and, since the government can't be sued under the doctrine of sovereign immunity it will therefore be dismissed.

Barr has now made it clear that the entire Department of Justice is Trump's private (free) law firm. Great way to beat all those legal bills, Donnie.
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*The US Department of Justice has taken legal action to defend President Donald Trump in a defamation case from a woman who accuses him of raping her.

Under a court filing, the department is moving to replace the president's private lawyers and take over the case.

Columnist E Jean Carroll accuses Mr Trump of assaulting her in a Manhattan department store in the 1990s.

Read more: https://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-54081921

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COLGATE4 Sep 8 OP
Karadeniz Sep 8 #1
COLGATE4 Sep 8 #2
TreasonousBastard Sep 9 #3
COLGATE4 Sep 9 #4
TreasonousBastard Sep 9 #5
COLGATE4 Sep 9 #6
TreasonousBastard Sep 9 #10
world wide wally Sep 9 #7
COLGATE4 Sep 9 #8
world wide wally Sep 9 #9
Name removed Sep 9 #11

Response to COLGATE4 (Original post)

Tue Sep 8, 2020, 11:53 PM

1. This has nothing to do with Trump's official duties. Sleazes.

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Response to Karadeniz (Reply #1)

Tue Sep 8, 2020, 11:54 PM

2. That's what the Justice Department is claiming

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Response to COLGATE4 (Original post)

Wed Sep 9, 2020, 12:02 AM

3. Read about this in the Times, and the whole point of...

this scandalous action is to push any more motions until after the election.

We are paying for another Trump stall.

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Response to TreasonousBastard (Reply #3)

Wed Sep 9, 2020, 12:05 AM

4. That's the least Trump expects to get out of

this gambit. If the court actually buys this nonsense Barr will have the whole Dept. of Justice at his command to serve as Trump's personal attorneys.

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Response to COLGATE4 (Reply #4)

Wed Sep 9, 2020, 12:12 AM

5. Yet another reason to dump the Trump. He's costing us too

damn much money.

BTW anyone checked if he actually gave back his salary like he promised?

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Response to TreasonousBastard (Reply #5)

Wed Sep 9, 2020, 12:13 AM

6. I seriously doubt it. Or, if he did I'm sure he found a way

to steal 3X as much.

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Response to COLGATE4 (Reply #6)

Wed Sep 9, 2020, 12:36 AM

10. Whilst googling around, I found a better reason for the venue change.,..

The NY court ordered dna sample to compare with the stain ok n the dress. This voids that for a while.

And, yes he does donate his paycheck.

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Response to COLGATE4 (Original post)

Wed Sep 9, 2020, 12:19 AM

7. How can anyone support this prick?

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Response to world wide wally (Reply #7)

Wed Sep 9, 2020, 12:20 AM

8. Which prick? Barr, Trump or both?

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Response to COLGATE4 (Reply #8)

Wed Sep 9, 2020, 12:26 AM

9. Thinking Trump but let me rephrase... These pricks

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