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Hey! The guy may be a jackass, but I've seen no evidence of anything illegal or impeachable. Stop being so judgmental! And stupid...


Yes Jay, you are innocent until proven guilty, what was the final date for your trial to start?
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What I can't understand is why the investigation was concluded?
The explanation that I got from a federal judge was that they stopped it before he could do something that would be very hard to unwind.

In other words, if he has done a, b, c, d, e with very difficult abilities to reverse d and e, it was in the best interest to prosecute on a, b, c.

If he had named a Senator who had been involved in a deal, there would be an impeachment, potential for Supreme Court issues for any laws in which he was involved in voting, etc. That is difficult to unwind.

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Just saw a few minutes of his news conference and a few words came to mind...

arrogant

moronic

clueless

blowhard
(goes well with his last name)

and of course

"jackass"


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The explanation that I got from a federal judge was that they stopped it before he could do something that would be very hard to unwind.

In other words, if he has done a, b, c, d, e with very difficult abilities to reverse d and e, it was in the best interest to prosecute on a, b, c.

If he had named a Senator who had been involved in a deal, there would be an impeachment, potential for Supreme Court issues for any laws in which he was involved in voting, etc. That is difficult to unwind.
I don't have time at the moment to re-read your previous attempt to answer this question but I'm am pretty sure you and the judge had a different slant the first go 'round.

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