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The Republican Party is the party of willing treason. There’s no cutting around it, none other than Jim Jordan can let his eyes wander among a dozen all-caps secret and top secret document cover sheets to decide that there’s a TIME in the corner of the real story picture. There was a magazine cover.
If you ever begin to suspect that Jim Jordan’s entire political existence stems from witnessing crimes and helping to cover them up, put it in your sock drawer. That guy is a mob lawyer for a mob party willing to threaten national security in literally any way you can name.
As the photo shows, this is not a “document” case. This is a detective case, which will result in a detailed damage assessment for each document seen in that photo and all others. There’s no way to tell who Donald Trump showed the documents to, at a Mar-a-Lago that Trump saw host last week. Another one Little con artist posing as an “Anna de Rothschild”. There is no way to tell if any of the photos from these documents made their way to Trump’s second golf resort as a means of ingratiating himself with particular Saudi guests.
But the Republican Party doesn’t care. They have been given every opportunity to care, and instead remain single-mindedly dedicated to presenting that the government is the only one that can overstep its bounds by not allowing the leader of a failed rebellion to disregard any and all laws. is increasing They were fine with international coercion. They were fine with Trump whipping up a known-armed mob into a rage and directing them to the US Capitol to prevent his own removal of power.
It may yet emerge that the government has evidence that Trump has actually turned some of these documents to foreign favors; There is no credible voice in the country to claim that Trump had no such intention. And yet, the party will support him and demand that he be allowed to sell whatever national secrets he can. They will make it a slogan and wear hats.
Sure enough, Republican partisans immediately moved to say that the proof of Trump’s guilt, the proof they all wanted to see, Was biased against him. it was “The stage!” Showing photos of the evidence is unfair to the man who pulled it off!
I think we all understand at this point that Donald Trump most likely did not put the documents on the floor with an evidence ruler and identification tag. The government identified the photo as documents taken from “a container in office 45” at Mar-a-Lago.
As for why the Secret and Top Secret documents (behind their ID cards) were on the floor, we can guess from the long list of evidence provided by the government that there were too many Secret and Top Secret documents to fit on a table. Secret documents found. So they had to. (We can also speculate, but with less certainty, that the reason the documents were photographed next to a box with a framed magazine cover is either because they were found together or because, again, the evidence room It was so packed. They really didn’t have enough room feature Each is tagged, as unofficial art critics would have liked.
Not every team of federal investigators is able to hire Annie Leibovitz for their documentary shoots, but if Republicans want to propose that at least the spy-level crimes would be documented by him or a contemporary, Democrats would probably agree to such legislation.
Are Republicans supporting treason? yes They don’t care. Whatever hurts their enemies and helps Trump is what they’re going with. They will bring down the entire government if they have to in order to protect Trump from the consequences of his vague, deliberate and nation-damaging crimes. It is nothing to them. It’s no different than any other day of the week.
Jim Jordan’s personal treason caucus is devoted exclusively to the notion that it is the government, not the beloved leader, that is wrong. There is no introspection. They are on Trump’s team no matter what crime he commits.
Well, the documents weren’t “dumped”, as all the original classified material is still carefully hidden behind their designated sheets.
And Time magazine The covers, again, were pictured because they are evidence.
Did Trump try to hide classified documents with designations indicating a threat to human intelligence sources if they were disclosed in combination with other, unclassified errata? Yes, we already know that’s what he did from several previous reports.
And we know that Trump was trying to hide classified documents from the government. As a matter of fact. Because his legal team had claimed to the government that all such documents had been handed over, but:
The photo is proof that the government was right. Papers were being hidden. The government had to force their way in to get them. Trump has committed a criminal act. Again.
Jim Jordan treason brigade with whom would like to spoil Next It has been openly acknowledged that Trump actually took classified national security secrets, actually hid them with other papers and took them to his lucrative golf club, effectively hiding their presence from government investigators. had tried to hide and actually tried to thwart the government’s efforts. -secure the documents until the government directly seizes those documents, but the Justice Department “knew the documents were missing for 18 months” and “did nothing.”
We don’t have a good timeline when the government knew This The documents were missing—if government security protocols were being followed, they would have been branded “missing” when Trump took them out of the hands of the deliverer and took them to the White House residence. ordered, and we have yet to hear an explanation. On how the Trump White House could have managed to lose hundreds of pages of documents in such a manner, without anyone being blamed. But Republicans are right to note that the Justice Department appears to have gone to extraordinary lengths to keep the scandal under wraps, perhaps even at the expense of national security.
Anyone not named Donald Trump would be in an ankle bracelet after just one such document was discovered. Successfully taking down hundreds of pages and preventing the Justice Department and our entire national security apparatus from doing anything about it is another crime that our systems can barely understand, much less respond to.
So why did the government finally decide that the situation had escalated beyond the point where “negotiations” with Trump’s team were an answer? It is likely because of the above government evidence that Trump’s team responded to his previous requests to return the documents by returning some, but to hide more
But it could also be because, as Trump re-emerged in his pre-presidential life of hosting foreign wealth and foreign notables, the federal government learned something which convinced them that the security of those documents was now more at risk than ever. It would be foolish to discount this possibility.
Each time we learn more about the Mar-a-Lago documents, we learn that the case is worse than previously reported. This is not a dispute with a federal archivist about personal papers: this is about classified national security secrets. This is not a case where Trump’s team may be “confused” about whether or not documents are classified; Here we see them still with government classification markings, shouting their presence. This isn’t a case of demand for Trump memorabilia or knickknacks; At least these were papers dealing with government satellite imagery and information useful for identifying foreign intelligence agents.
There is nothing to suggest that Trump did No Take and hide those documents with the express intention of using them for monetary gain. To sell them, or bargain them away. They are not magazine covers that flatter her. They are not tokens of beloved events. They are national security documents, and he took them from the government after a failed attempt to keep them in power, and perhaps everything. two Republicans across the party are not only defending those actions, but are furiously trying to discredit the government, which has once again caught the treasonous rabble-rouser doing it.
This is a party that will happily harm America in whatever way is necessary to “win” the news cycle of the day. extortion, sedition, and treason; There really is nothing the Republican Party won’t embrace if the choice is made by the beloved crooked leader.
jail him There are no extenuating circumstances, and there are no excuses. Put him in jail.
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