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U.S. Representative demands prosecution of “unprecedented litany” of Trump “government crimes”


This news story was published on November 19, 2020.
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President Donald Trump

WASHINGTON, DC — U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09) this week called for the widespread investigation and prosecution of members of the outgoing Trump administration.

“Donald Trump and members of his administration have committed innumerable crimes against the United States,” said Rep. Pascrell. “He has endangered our national security. He ripped families apart. He poisoned the Census. He has personally profited from his office. He has attacked our elections and sought to throttle democracy. He was rightly impeached by the House of Representatives. He has engaged in treachery, in treason. He has all but given up on governing and protecting our nation and if he had a shred of dignity he would resign today.

“Therefore, in 2021 the entire Trump administration must be fully investigated by the Department of Justice and any other relevant offices. Donald Trump along with his worst enablers must be tried for their crimes against our nation and Constitution.

Bill Pascrell, Jr.; Chairman, House Ways & Means Subcommittee on Oversight.

Importantly, any further abuse of the sacred pardon power to shield criminals would itself be obstruction of justice, and any self-pardons would be illegal.

“Failure to hold financial and political wrongdoing accountable in the past has invited greater malfeasance by bad actors. A repeat of those failures in 2021 further emboldens criminality by our national leaders and continues America down the path of lawlessness and authoritarianism. There must be accountability.”

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17 Responses to U.S. Representative demands prosecution of “unprecedented litany” of Trump “government crimes”

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    November 20, 2020 at 11:46 pm

    the people have spoken so why dont you sore loser republicans just take your ball and go home

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    November 20, 2020 at 11:21 pm

    by the looks of some of the below statements, theres still some dumb ass republicans who are still as dumb as trump is. wonder what tRump will do now without all them noses buried in his butt.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    November 20, 2020 at 7:12 am

    Beat them at their own game — Remember the first commandment of politics: Do unto Democrats as they have done unto us.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    November 20, 2020 at 7:12 am

    Fighting Democrats to the bitter end and the Supreme Court matters.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    November 20, 2020 at 7:11 am

    When it is announced Trump has won the elections liberals will be almost as mad as they were when they lost their slaves.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    November 20, 2020 at 7:10 am

    Democrats are on their way to placing America under the thumb of a communistic regime run by an empty-headed Commander-in-Thief installed as its figurehead.

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      November 20, 2020 at 7:59 am

      Hello bot. I see you are branching out a bit. No longer just posting on the Whiners Den.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    November 20, 2020 at 6:55 am

    That is why he does not want to concede and never leave the White house. HE WILL BE ARRESTED SOON AFTER THEY FORCEFULLY REMOVE HIM!

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      November 22, 2020 at 12:34 am

      When was the last time you were ever right about your Donald Trump predictions?

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    November 19, 2020 at 8:40 pm

    Prosecutors in New York state and city are eager for Donny boy to leave the White House. Then they will show the entire Trump team just how justice works.

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    Honest Abe Reply Report comment

    November 19, 2020 at 5:45 pm

    Of course the Democrats will waste time and money on a lost cause instead of capitalizing on their power to do good for our country. It baffles me how people can support and follow these criminals with a blind eye.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    November 19, 2020 at 3:41 pm

    There’s so much HATE, in politics anymore, it’s pathetic. Where is this country going, when it’s run by HATERS?

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    November 19, 2020 at 2:34 pm

    God I hate politics. What a cesspool

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    November 19, 2020 at 1:22 pm

    As much as I’d like to see it all happen, it’s up to the individual states where crimes have been committed to investigate and prosecute. None of us have an iota of an influence on that.