Donald Trump’s Reckoning Has Arrived: Not Impeachment but the FBI Will Bring Him Down

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Donald Trump’s Reckoning Has Arrived: Not Impeachment but the FBI Will Bring Him Down

Worse than Watergate is what people were shouting after Michael Cohen left the courthouse today after pleading guilty, and implicating the sitting president in a crime (they were of course mimicking the Trump supporters yelling 'Lock Her Up' concerning Hillary Clinton during the 2016 election campaign. 

Let's face it, this has to be the worst possible, no good, very bad day for Donald Trump, and the people on the street were yelling for Donald Trump to be locked up.

If Cohen's behaviour is criminal, why isn't the president's behaviour criminal as well, seeing as it was the president who directed and benefitted from Cohen's criminal behaviour? This shows what a farce the US Constitution and their Laws actually are, which basically serve to protect the rich and powerful people such as the president. 

Now the GOP are probably going to pay a huge price politically if they don't cut Trump loose!

 

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Trump dealt double blow as Manafort convicted on eight counts and Cohen pleads guilty – live

Manafort is convicted on multiple counts of fraud and Cohen pleads guilty to fraud and campaign finance violations

https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/live/2018/aug/21/michael-cohen-lates...

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Michael Cohen claims Trump 'directed him' to make 'campaign finance violations' as he pleads guilty to 8 felony charges

Mr Cohen formerly worked as Mr Trump's personal lawyer, and said the president 'directed' him to commit at least two campaign finance violations

    https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/us-politics/michael-co...

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    Yes very day is a critical moment as our Planet Earth is burning up and humankind has the incorrect political leadership to address it.

    This is an absolutely critical moment for Donald Trump's presidency

    https://edition.cnn.com/2018/08/20/politics/donald-trump-paul-manafort-m...

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    Author of Trump-Russia dossier wins libel case in US court

    Suit against Christopher Steele by three Russian oligarchs thrown out by judge

     

    Christopher Steele

     

     Christopher Steele still faces another libel claim over the dossier. Photograph: Victoria Jones/PA

    The former MI6 officer Christopher Steele has won a legal battle in the United States against three Russian oligarchs who sued him over allegations made in his dossier about the Trump campaign and its links with Moscow.

    The oligarchs – Mikhail FridmanPetr Aven and German Khan – claimed that Steele and his intelligence firm, Orbis, defamed them in the dossier, which was leaked and published in early 2017. The Russians own stakes in Moscow-based Alfa Bank. All are billionaires.

    On Monday, a judge in the District of Columbia, Anthony C Epstein, upheld a motion by Steele to have the oligarchs’ case thrown out. Epstein did not determine whether the dossier – which Donald Trump has repeatedly dismissed as “fake” – was “accurate or not accurate”.

    But the judge concluded that it was covered by the US first amendment, which protects free speech. He ruled that the oligarchs had failed to prove a key part of their case: that Steele knew that some information in the dossier was inaccurate, and had acted “with reckless disregard as to its falsity”.

    The ruling is a piece of good news for Steele, who has maintained silence in the face of a mountain of abuse from Trump and his enraged supporters. This month, the president called Steele a “lowlife” on Twitter and described the dossier as “phony”, “discredited” and paid for by “Crooked Hillary”.

    https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2018/aug/21/author-of-trump-russia-d...

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    FROM FIXER TO FLIPPER

    Michael Cohen Pleads Guilty to Illegal Payoffs to Women at Trump’s ‘Direction’

    The former fixer all but named the president as the candidate directing him, and the boss of the National Enquirer as helping him.

    08.21.18 2:47 PM ET

    Michael Cohen pleaded guilty to violating campaign finance law on Tuesday and said he did so “at the direction” of President Donald Trump.

    Trump’s former attorney and fixer pleaded guilty to eight federal counts — five counts of tax evasion, one count of making a false statement to a financial institution, one count of causing an unlawful corporate contribution, and one count of making an excessive campaign contribution — in a deal with the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Manhattan.

    The plea agreement calls for a sentencing range of 43 to 63 months, far less than the 65 years Cohen could have faced if he were convicted at trial. But the judge is not bound by the agreement and can give Cohen more time when he is sentenced on Dec. 12. Cohen was freed pending the posting of a $500,000 bond.

    In a tweet several hours later, one of his attorneys, Lanny Davis, suggested that prosecutors should charge Trump based on Cohen's admissions.

    https://www.thedailybeast.com/trumps-ex-attorney-michael-cohen-accepts-p...

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    Intel protests to Trump -- quiet and loud -- gain momentum

    https://www.cnn.com/2018/08/21/politics/intel-agencies-protest-quiet-lou...

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    Why Donald Trump can’t distance himself from Paul Manafort and Michael Cohen, in one tweet

    There is always a tweet.

    https://www.vox.com/2018/8/21/17765950/trump-tweet-cohen-manafort-best-p...

    josh

    The unindicted co-conspirator.  Mueller closing in.

     

    NorthReport

    Campaign finance violations at the direction of the sitting president is what Cohen is really talking about. If Cohen has Trump on tape - wow! Even if he doesn't have a tape, it is clearly obvious what the money was used for, and where it came from - so wow again!

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    People don’t understand that nothing will stop Trump until he is forced out by being brought to justice.

    Nixon is a pussy cat compared to what we will soon see from Trump!

    https://www.politico.com/story/2018/08/21/trump-cohen-manafort-impeachment-legal-791009

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    josh

    Michael Cohen’s admission today in federal court that he committed felonies at the direction of Donald Trump exposes the president to criminal prosecution in New York State, an angle the mainstream news organizations have all missed.

    https://www.dcreport.org/2018/08/22/new-york-prosecutors-can-go-after-trump-now-even-if-mueller-wont/

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    Politically Trump is probably safe because the Democrats need 67 Senators to impeach - not gonna happen!

    Mueller is the only hope

    https://fivethirtyeight.com/features/whos-the-biggest-threat-to-trumps-presidency/

    josh

    Still possible the senate could convict.  Would depend on how bad the crimes and evidence is. 

    josh

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    Cohen Lawyer Says DOJ Has Own Evidence of Campaign's Payoff Role

    https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-08-22/cohen-lawyer-calls-fo...

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    Collusion Isn't Trump's Biggest Problem Anymore

    The president and his allies are grappling with an escalating existential threat: With Tuesday’s revelations, he was implicated in a crime.

    https://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2018/08/trump-cohen-manafor...

    josh

    NorthReport wrote:

    Carl Bernstein: This is worse than Watergate

    https://www.cnn.com/videos/politics/2018/08/22/carl-bernstein-worse-than...

    Yeah, I would say so.

    NorthReport

    The beleaguered boss: Trump sees henchmen picked off one by one

    The conviction of Paul Manafort and Michael Cohen’s guilty plea leaves a president who vowed to stand for law and order looking more like a cross between Nixon and Tony Soprano

    https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2018/aug/21/donald-trump-paul-manafo...

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    Good luck with that one

    There’s only one cure for the cancer of Trump’s presidency

    https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2018/aug/22/cancer-trump-presi...

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    Impeaching Donald Trump is not the way to defeat Trumpism

    https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2018/aug/22/impeaching-donald-...

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    'I don't care if Trump paid off a porn star'

    https://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-45274175

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    josh

    NorthReport wrote:

    Impeaching Donald Trump is not the way to defeat Trumpism

    https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2018/aug/22/impeaching-donald-...

    Maybe not.  But it is a way to defeat Trump.

    Mr. Magoo Mr. Magoo's picture

    Quote:

    'Worse than Watergate'

    - is what people were shouting after Michael Cohen left the courthouse today after pleading guilty, and implicating the sitting president in a crime (they were of course mimicking the Trump supporters yelling 'Lock Her Up' concerning Hillary Clinton during the 2016 election campaign.

    Another thread title changed for no particular reason?

    josh

    How about, Lock him up in the Watergate Hotel?

    alan smithee alan smithee's picture

    The Trump train is going off the rails.

    First Michael Cohen flips.

    Now National Enquirer owner and Trump fanatic  David Pecker has flipped.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hjAh9j4JxoQ

    Jeff Sessions has distanced himself further and Lindsay Graham is strongly opposing any plans Orange Mussolini taking over the Mueller investigation.

    The Trump Zeppelin is going full on Hindenburg. His blacklist will soon be his undoing. But he always has Rudy there to pat his back.

    bekayne

    alan smithee wrote:

     

    The Trump Zeppelin is going full on Hindenburg. His blacklist will soon be his undoing. But he always has Rudy there to pat his back.

    Hindenburg crashing into the Titanic.

    kropotkin1951 kropotkin1951's picture

    bekayne wrote:

    alan smithee wrote:

     

    The Trump Zeppelin is going full on Hindenburg. His blacklist will soon be his undoing. But he always has Rudy there to pat his back.

    Hindenburg crashing into the Titanic.

     If the Hindenberg crashed into the iceburg maybe the Titanic would not have sank.

    josh

    Mueller now has Trump’s Pecker in his pocket.

    voice of the damned

    Mr. Magoo wrote:

    Quote:

    'Worse than Watergate'

    - is what people were shouting after Michael Cohen left the courthouse today after pleading guilty, and implicating the sitting president in a crime (they were of course mimicking the Trump supporters yelling 'Lock Her Up' concerning Hillary Clinton during the 2016 election campaign.

    Another thread title changed for no particular reason?

    What was the previous title?

    josh

    Lock Him Up

    voice of the damned

    josh wrote:

    Lock Him Up

    Thanks.

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    Don't be mislead though, because if you know anything about the Trump family background, he is not going down without a masive take no prisoner approach by the US Justice Department. 

    Time Magazine's latest Trump cover shows president drowning in Oval Office

    https://money.cnn.com/2018/08/23/media/time-magazine-trump-cover/index.html

    josh
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    It's a tough and long road to hoe before they they finally bring him down. 

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