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Calls for Resignation Must Begin Now

The Democrats need to take complete control of the narrative and call for Trump's resignation. This needs to be framed that his lack to do so is what will hurt the country and we need to demand that all Americans join the call. Nobody can defend this at this point. I suspect many Republicans will jump ship before the weekend is over.

Reply/Login Question

When you attempt to reply to a post, and are not logged-in, it makes you log in first; But why does it not take you back to the thread you were trying to reply to once you've logged in?

This is very annoying and I can't recall a single other forum where it is programmed like this. There's no reason to log in unless you are going to reply or start a discussion, so I always have to go find the thread again when I try to reply and have to log in. It would be much simpler if it returns you to the discussion thread you were in once you log in.

I understand this forum has been around for a long time, but that is something I thought would have been changed long, long ago. Am I missing something and there is a reason for this?

Thanks!

Is the NYAG Our Only Savior Left?

Barr's comments confirm that he intends to obstruct the other Federal investigations related to Donald Trump. This means we are unlikely to see indictments against anyone else associated with Trump.

The NYAG is not prevented from indicting Trump by any policy or law. Is this where we are? Is our only hope that AG James gets the goods on his financial crimes and indicts him for State tax fraud? Its looking like this is our only hope because the Senate GOP wont remove Barr if the House impeaches him, and Barr wont let any other prosecutions go forward. The GOP can't run Trump in 2020 if he is facing State felony charges, its just not tenable. Is she the only savior we have?

Did Mueller possibly "recuse" himself from the indictment decision?

A friend brought this up.

Remember when Trump was tweeting about Mueller being "conflicted" and would never give any details except some claim about a golf course fee dispute many years ago? Is it possible that - out of an abundance of caution - Mueller decided that he would not give Trump an opportunity to have the charges dropped with a favorable judge based upon the claim that Mueller was "biased" and that's why he "punted" on the decision? Did Trumps lawyers tell him if he indicted Trump or family they would fight it "to the end" and use his "conflicts bias" to ruin him and his family? Did he think Rosenstein would ultimately make the decision?

There has to be a legit reason Bob Mueller didn't ask for an indictment. I do not think he simply through his hands in the air and said "its equal on both sides". Further, when Barr says Mueller gave "evidence on both sides", I assume the only "evidence" Mueller referred to that would be in Trump's favor is the technical stuff like the President having the legal right to fire the FBI director, AG, etc. This is where Barr is probably being completely misleading on the obstruction bit.

I want to remind everyone about something Barry McCaffrey said

Reluctantly I have concluded that President Trump is a serious threat to US national security. He is refusing to protect vital US interests from active Russian attacks. It is apparent that he is for some unknown reason under the sway of Mr Putin.


Barry R McCaffrey (@mccaffreyr3) March 16, 2018

He has to be one of the most staunch conservative, "anti-Hillary" types out there. I can't think of one "left of center" position he would agree with. But even the former General has the guts to admit what everyone with eyes can see.

Immunity For Pecker Means Charges For Trump

Cohen has plead guilty and there would be nobody other than Trump for Pecker to testify against in return for federal immunity.

The only conclusion is they plan on charging Trump. Pecker's testimony backs a conspiracy charge against Trump.

New York State Tax Fraud Charges

Its the "trump card". Its why he has lost it. Its why Rudy & Jay have shifted to "the investigation needs to end now". Mueller and the SDNY have Cohen's records and now his accountant and any State law violations will go to NYAG's office. Its probably why Preet isn't running for NYAG(doesn't want to be the one to prosecute Trump). Donald can't pardon anyone for State crimes and nobody outside the NY Governor can pardon him and his family for State crimes. This is the end game and he knows he is stuck. I would not be surprised if there are State indictments sealed as we speak waiting for the second he is no longer President...
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