Legal experts see this as a vapid, last-ditch effort to keep him from trial, conviction and prison
The seven counts of criminal federal statutes, a first ever of a former president, include lengthly prison terms if convicted. Many more indictments are coming.
The Jan. 6 House Committee’s investigation found Trump in the center of the violence and attempted coup, along with numerous co-conspirators.
He has always managed to beat the odds, but the odds now are larger than ever against him and his criminal actions.
While the decision is split along partisan lines in the House, at least two Republicans will argue for holding the Trump strategist in contempt and should be prosecuted.
The fraud who began his presidency by lying about the size of his inaugural crowd is ending the one term he didn’t deserve with lies about the 81 million voters who threw him out of the presidency.