Thursday, August 11, 2022

The Mar-a-Lago raid could be a grievous blow to the Justice Department’s legitimacy

 The FBI kills a mosquito with a howitzer

by Eli Lake, The Spectator,  August 10, 2022 -  ... This is not to say that there are no circumstances under which Trump should be charged with a crime. But that crime must be serious, like conspiring to foment the January 6 riot, and the evidence must be overwhelming. If Trump is instead charged with violating the Presidential Records Act or mishandling state secrets he had the power to declassify as president, Garland will have dealt a grievous blow to the Justice Department’s democratic legitimacy. (link)

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