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Over/under on Trump impeachment hearings?

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Re: Over/under on Trump impeachment hearings?

Post by TC Talks » Tue Apr 10, 2018 10:54 am

I agree that this is a questionable tactic. I suspect that it side steps client-attorney privilege or it is so egregious that the court is allowing it. If you read the article I posted, the process the FBI has to go through to look at attorney protected material is much more involved than a normal search.

My point is that they wouldn't be doing this unless it was going to produce concrete results. The ramifications would be brutal unless they really had something. I don't think squeezing Cohen is going to produce results, he has the power of a presidential pardon behind anything he might be doing wrong.

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Re: Over/under on Trump impeachment hearings?

Post by Turkeytop » Tue Apr 10, 2018 1:24 pm

They we executing a legal search warrant. Any evidence protected by attorney client privilege can not be used. There is no attorney client privilege if the attorney and the client were involved in criminal activity.

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Re: Over/under on Trump impeachment hearings?

Post by screen glare » Wed Apr 11, 2018 5:14 am

Trump’s doing what Trump ALWAYS does. Telling and retelling lies - counting on his propaganda-soaked base to believe what HE says - even when contradicted by plain-as-the-nose-on-your-face
evidence.

He first makes sure they are steeled against such evidence by making them believe his FOUNDATIONAL lie - that any news story he doesn’t like is FAKE news. So they are blind followers. (As he astoundingly stated - he could shoot people on the street and they’d still vote for him. Does that sound like he respects their intelligence? Or - can rely on their gullibility.)

They BELIEVE Trump. Believe IN Trump.
Trump is THEIR truth. Despite his lifelong earned reputation as a defiant bloviator of self-serving lies.

He is a guiltless teller of endless lies because it’s a symptom of his mental illness - Narcissistic Personality Disorder - NPD.

Caution: Those who are blind believers in Trump end up ship wrecked and stranded on the rocks. As he sails right on by - into infamy.

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Re: Over/under on Trump impeachment hearings?

Post by TC Talks » Sun Apr 15, 2018 3:39 am

Here's a great summary of what kind of trouble Trump faces now that Mueller has gone next after Cohen.
However, I am unaware of anybody who has taken a serious look at Trump’s business who doesn’t believe that there is a high likelihood of rampant criminality. In Azerbaijan, he did business with a likely money launderer for Iran’s Revolutionary Guard. In the Republic of Georgia, he partnered with a group that was being investigated for a possible role in the largest known bank-fraud and money-laundering case in history. In Indonesia, his development partner is “knee-deep in dirty politics”; there are criminal investigations of his deals in Brazil; the F.B.I. is reportedly looking into his daughter Ivanka’s role in the Trump hotel in Vancouver, for which she worked with a Malaysian family that has admitted to financial fraud. Back home, Donald, Jr., and Ivanka were investigated for financial crimes associated with the Trump hotel in SoHo—an investigation that was halted suspiciously. His Taj Mahal casino received what was then the largest fine in history for money-laundering violations.
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Re: Over/under on Trump impeachment hearings?

Post by 906XJ » Sun Apr 15, 2018 10:49 am

Nothing burger.

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Re: Over/under on Trump impeachment hearings?

Post by screen glare » Wed Apr 18, 2018 4:41 am

Blind believer in Trump? Yup. Plenty on this board.

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