Biden White House Prepares To Send Trump To Jail

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Attorney General Merrick Garland can prosecute former Pres. Trump for the January 6 riot at the United States Capitol, Senate Dems say.

Speaking with The Hill, several Dem lawmakers stated that there is a “good chance” the Dept. of Justice will try to prosecute Donald Trump, potentially keeping him from running in the 2024 election. Merrick Garland has not indicated that he plans on prosecuting Trump, and Senate Dems haven’t provided any direct sources or evidence to support their claims.

Both Senators Richard Blumenthal and Tim Kaine said the DOJ can have evidence to prosecute the former pres. without specifics.

“They have all of the evidence they need,” says Kaine, adding that he thinks there are “federal statutes linked to this” by the president’s efforts to stop the certification of the election prior to the riot on Jan. 6. Kaine said:

Garland is a by-the-book type of guy. You have prosecutors who might talk about things, kind of provide status reports along the way. But that isn’t really a professional way of doing things for prosecutors.

What prosecutors normally do is they look at all of the evidence on the matter and then they either file a charge or an indictment or they say nothing. If they were to file a charge or an indictment, they let that speak for itself and they do not editorialize about it.

Though Merrick Garland has not mentioned anything about prosecuting the former pres., on the anniversary of Jan. 6, the attorney general said that he would be prosecuting those “at any level” for enacting what he says was an “attack on our democracy.”

“The Justice dept. has remained committed to holding all January 6 perpetrators, at all levels, accountable under the laws — whether they were there that day or were somehow criminally responsible in some way,” he said.

Some Senate Dems are worried that such a prosecution may backfire if Donald Trump were to break free from it, similar to the way the Muller report went.

“If you were to pull the trigger with this one, you will have to be certain that you will not miss, because this is one if you miss, it basically validates the conduct,” one senator said.

Author: Steven Sinclaire