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Mon Aug 31, 2020, 11:03 PM

Donald Trump's lawyers just tipped off in court that they fear New York could indict him before the

https://www.palmerreport.com/analysis/lawyers-just-tipped-off-in-court-that-they-fear-new-york-might-indict-him-before-the-election/31993/

Donald Trump has already lost the Supreme Court ruling over his tax returns, but his lawyers are still filing dead-end motions in the hope of stalling things a bit before Trumpís accounting firm ultimately hands the tax returns over to the Manhattan District Attorney. Trumpís latest court filings over the matter just gave something away.

As Palmer Report is fond of pointing out, grand juries literally only exist for one reason: to bring criminal indictments against people. As soon as it became public knowledge that the New York grand jury was seeking Trumpís tax returns, it meant by definition that the grand jury was in the process of indicting Trump on state charges. One of the big questions has been whether the grand jury will indict Trump before the election. It turns out Trumpís lawyers are worried about this scenario.

In their new court filing, Trumpís lawyers specifically stated their fear that if the New York grand jury indicts Trump before the election, the contents of his tax returns could end up becoming public knowledge as part of the indictment filing. In such case voters could be swayed to vote against Trump based on whatís in his tax returns.

More at link. I hope they haul his fat, putin loving ass off to jail!

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Reply Donald Trump's lawyers just tipped off in court that they fear New York could indict him before the (Original post)
SheltieLover Aug 31 OP
Cracklin Charlie Aug 31 #1
SheltieLover Aug 31 #2
lagomorph777 Sep 1 #23
Thekaspervote Aug 31 #3
marble falls Sep 1 #14
still_one Aug 31 #4
napi21 Aug 31 #5
Maraya1969 Aug 31 #11
lagomorph777 Sep 1 #24
Judi Lynn Aug 31 #6
mr_lebowski Aug 31 #8
Maraya1969 Aug 31 #10
marble falls Sep 1 #15
NJCher Sep 1 #19
msongs Aug 31 #7
DarthDem Sep 1 #18
Maraya1969 Aug 31 #9
SheltieLover Sep 1 #21
sfstaxprep Aug 31 #12
Maraya1969 Aug 31 #13
PutGramaOnThePhone Sep 1 #17
SheltieLover Sep 1 #22
C Moon Sep 1 #16
Nitram Sep 1 #20
SheltieLover Sep 1 #27
Kid Berwyn Sep 1 #25
SheltieLover Sep 1 #26

Response to SheltieLover (Original post)

Mon Aug 31, 2020, 11:08 PM

1. They can haul away the lot of them.

Suit me just fine.

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Response to Cracklin Charlie (Reply #1)

Mon Aug 31, 2020, 11:11 PM

2. Me too!

🤞🤞🤞🤞🤞

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Response to SheltieLover (Reply #2)

Tue Sep 1, 2020, 10:20 AM

23. Me three!

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Response to SheltieLover (Original post)

Mon Aug 31, 2020, 11:12 PM

3. They'll have to take him away in a straight jacket

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Response to Thekaspervote (Reply #3)

Tue Sep 1, 2020, 12:29 AM

14. Ok by me. Gone is gone.

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Response to SheltieLover (Original post)

Mon Aug 31, 2020, 11:17 PM

4. The Palmer report is about as accurate as a flip of a coin

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Response to SheltieLover (Original post)

Mon Aug 31, 2020, 11:22 PM

5. I'm not an atty. so my question is CAN they indict him while he's still in office? AFAIK they can't

demand he leave office & I don't THINK they can actually prosecute him while in office either. I hope I'm wrong, but afraid not.

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Response to napi21 (Reply #5)

Mon Aug 31, 2020, 11:47 PM

11. I read once about a couple other presidents getting arrested while in office. So far IQ45 has been

protected at the federal level by McConnell and Barr. But at the state level he has no protections

EDIT - It was only one.

William Henry West (September 1842 Ė September 6, 1915) was an American soldier and police officer in Washington, DC said to have arrested United States President Ulysses S. Grant in 1872.[1][2] This is the only known record of a sitting US President being arrested

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Response to napi21 (Reply #5)

Tue Sep 1, 2020, 10:28 AM

24. The Constitution explicitly allows indictment of ANY Federal official;

That, explicitly in the text, includes the President. The Constitution does not prohibit state-level indictments of any official, including the President. There is an infamous DOJ memo which says DOJ won't prosecute, but it's unconstitutional and illegal in my opinion.

"Article 1, Section 3, Clauses 6 and 7

The Senate shall have the sole Power to try all Impeachments. When sitting for that Purpose, they shall be on Oath or Affirmation. When the President of the United States is tried the Chief Justice shall preside; And no Person shall be convicted without the Concurrence of two thirds of the Members present.

Judgement in Cases of Impreachment shall not extend further than to removal from Office, and disqualification to hold and enjoy any Office of honor, Trust or Profit under the United States: but the Party convicted shall nevertheless be liable and subject to Indictment, Trial, Judgement and Punishment, according to Law."

That last bit is crucial. It says that, even if you're impeached (i.e. regardless of whether you're impeached), which is a political consequence, you are still entirely liable for legal consequences. Some people incorrectly (and deliberately) misinterpret this as exclusive, but the language is very clearly inclusive.

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Response to SheltieLover (Original post)

Mon Aug 31, 2020, 11:30 PM

6. There's an ex-gazillionaire in Brazil, Eike Batista, who has worn toupees, who got arrested . . .





who likes to keep some of his favorite sportie cars in a penthouse . . .





who sometimes would sit on top of his desk for publicity photos . . .





and they made him remove his bogus hair checking in to jail.

Wouldn't it be fun if that happened to Trump?

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Response to Judi Lynn (Reply #6)

Mon Aug 31, 2020, 11:39 PM

8. Yes it would be awesome, but Trump's hair is not bogus ...

It's his real hair, it's just that it only grows out of like 3 spots on his head ... then he swirls it all around in a fruitless attempt to make it look like he has a normal head of hair.

It's a multi-directional combover job.

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Response to mr_lebowski (Reply #8)

Mon Aug 31, 2020, 11:46 PM

10. From what I hear he has a hair person do it for him everyday. AND he needs tons of hairspray

to get it to stay put.

His hair probably looks like a crazy person without all that spray to keep it up.

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Response to Judi Lynn (Reply #6)

Tue Sep 1, 2020, 12:32 AM

15. He sure didn't surrender to baldness. He's had a lot of plugs put in.

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Response to Judi Lynn (Reply #6)

Tue Sep 1, 2020, 01:30 AM

19. Great find!

This guy must be a real asshole, just like trump. Look at his rug on photo 3!

Regardless of whether itís trumps own hair, he wonít have all the sprays he needs to hold it into place. It could be more entertaining than this clown, and thatís hard to beat!

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Response to SheltieLover (Original post)

Mon Aug 31, 2020, 11:38 PM

7. does grand jusry vote have to be unanimous?

all it takes is one trump stinker to sink the ship

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Response to msongs (Reply #7)

Tue Sep 1, 2020, 01:18 AM

18. No, Not Unanimous


In New York, grand juries consist of between 16 and 23 members. Only 12 need to decide to indict (called issuing a true bill).

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Response to SheltieLover (Original post)

Mon Aug 31, 2020, 11:43 PM

9. "We don't want the voters to see what a criminal our client is so please postpone this indictment?"

This is unbelievable!

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Response to Maraya1969 (Reply #9)

Tue Sep 1, 2020, 09:27 AM

21. This!👆

Exactly what they are saying!

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Response to SheltieLover (Original post)

Mon Aug 31, 2020, 11:49 PM

12. Palmer Report Is Essentially The Onion

The opposite of what they claim will happen, is what usually happens.

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Response to sfstaxprep (Reply #12)

Mon Aug 31, 2020, 11:57 PM

13. I don't think that is true.

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Response to Maraya1969 (Reply #13)

Tue Sep 1, 2020, 01:04 AM

17. My hopes have been burned to a crisp

Iím not here to argue - just to share my sob story . Iíve experienced a lot of rage and anxiety since January 2026, and have gone to various sites to try to get some hope that trump would be thwarted each time he pulls one of his power grabbing stunts, or that he would finally be taken down...somehow. ďPalmer ReportĒ had an allure as it seemed to me that writers there - especially Bill Palmer - claimed to have some interesting inside tips, or maybe more commonly, some great insight about what was going to happen based on their powers of deduction and logic. I donít know how many times I read Palmer himself writing something along the lines of ďI said it here first but nobody believed me.Ē Well, I stopped even thinking he could be believable when he claimed some unique insight or source, as I found him wrong time after time. Iím sure Iím spouting some hyperbole, and Iím not even going to go back to dig up examples, because I am so over ďPalmer Report.Ē

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Response to Maraya1969 (Reply #13)

Tue Sep 1, 2020, 09:28 AM

22. I don't either. The enemy of our enemy is our friend.

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Response to SheltieLover (Original post)

Tue Sep 1, 2020, 12:37 AM

16. He looks better without the wig.

I wonder why socially it's okay for a women to wear wigs but not men.
I'm not a wig wearer myself, and I would hate itóthey seem itchyóbut I would guess it's just another societal thang.

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Response to SheltieLover (Original post)

Tue Sep 1, 2020, 09:20 AM

20. The perfect October Surprise!

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Response to Nitram (Reply #20)

Tue Sep 1, 2020, 03:15 PM

27. I agree!

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Response to SheltieLover (Original post)

Tue Sep 1, 2020, 02:15 PM

25. Good.

Thank you for the heads-up, SheltieLover.

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Response to Kid Berwyn (Reply #25)

Tue Sep 1, 2020, 03:14 PM

26. Yw!

Hope springs eternally, most days.

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