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Judge Says New York City Jury Doesn’t
Need to Agree on Predicate Crime to Convict
Trump of Guilt

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Posted By: earlybird, 5/26/2024 7:38:11 PM

At this point in time finding Donald Trump guilty of anything, any crime at all, is just a matter of Judge Juan Merchan following through on expectations. The entire world is watching what happens in New York City through the prism of ridiculous lawfare and politics. No intellectually honest observers believe this is a trial about substance, guilt, criminal activity or innocence therein. The illusion of a nonprejudicial justice system has long past and everyone can see the extreme politicization taking place in Judge Merchan’s courtroom. Finding President Trump guilty of a crime is seemingly a foregone conclusion. Even the White House is saying Joe Biden will deliver remarks


So much for a Colombian Democrat "judge". Just another political toadie...

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Reply 1 - Posted by: Catherine 5/26/2024 7:58:36 PM (No. 1725448)
So is he saying even if they don't believe Trump committed a crime, they can find him guilty anyway?
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Reply 2 - Posted by: singermom9 5/26/2024 8:05:41 PM (No. 1725451)
Just remember dems it is NOT retaliation if YOU make new rules. I vote Nancy and Chuckie and joey are guilty of SOMETHING. Throw them in PRISON for 482 years. We can come up with SOME crime later. J6ers are in jail for YEARS for TRESPASSING. Anybody know of ANY dems in jail?
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Reply 3 - Posted by: singermom9 5/26/2024 8:11:35 PM (No. 1725454)
joey biden should be in jail for taking advantage of his daughter. Let's call it DAUGHTERS with BENEFITS the joey biden way. Or Golden Showers with your daughter- expert teacher joey biden (I am not being saloon-ist but dems brought this up re Trump. This is all on joey).
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Reply 4 - Posted by: Californian 5/26/2024 8:38:12 PM (No. 1725460)
Why even have a jury? Judge should just declare him guilty of "stuff" and send him to prison for life. We don't need no stinkin jury or trial or even any crime! Off with his head!
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Reply 5 - Posted by: Dodge Boy 5/26/2024 8:41:08 PM (No. 1725461)
#2, that's a good question for our pubbies in congress. Regarding the J6 political prisoners, why aren't the pubbies raising holy hell for no due process let alone the absence of dim convictions for other crimes?
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Reply 6 - Posted by: Sully 5/26/2024 8:58:55 PM (No. 1725466)
This was Muellers strategy w Collusion. He found none of it but wanted to pursue obstruction charges anyway. So Trump was to have obstructed the investigation that led to his being cleared.
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Reply 7 - Posted by: Scribelus 5/26/2024 9:07:00 PM (No. 1725467)
Franz Kafka rides again!
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Reply 8 - Posted by: m1n0uche19 5/26/2024 9:21:55 PM (No. 1725470)
We don't need no stinking crime, just send him to prison forever!!!!
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Reply 9 - Posted by: rochow 5/26/2024 9:46:06 PM (No. 1725474)
The corrupt dirtbag judge and his little tantrums should be defrocked and sent back to the 3rd word excrement country that he hailed from, Columbia. This pathetic drip of a 'judge] who carries on with his 'don't stare at me' and other rubbish belongs in a mental home if he is not returning to his druggie country. Don't forget to take your daughter with you, pal.
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Reply 10 - Posted by: Birddog 5/26/2024 9:50:52 PM (No. 1725476)
If even ONE juror finds no guilt in ANY of the multiple "Predicate" issues that elevate the MAIN charges to Felonies? Do ALL charges then drop back down to misdemeanors? Or... If the Jury gets hung on the predicate charges, no they dump the whole current trial and retry with a different jury? Or simply dismiss it all.
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Reply 11 - Posted by: whyyeseyec 5/26/2024 10:10:11 PM (No. 1725485)
In other words, if you hate Trump, find him guilty. It doesn't matter whether he did or didn't commit a crime, he's guilty anyway. Is there any law commission or board that oversees judges and their conduct? If so, now is the time to step in. Merchan sounds like a hanging judge who brought the rope with him the first day of the trial.
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Reply 12 - Posted by: Nimby 5/26/2024 10:20:09 PM (No. 1725486)
What goes around comes around!!
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Reply 13 - Posted by: Blackbird 5/26/2024 10:26:05 PM (No. 1725488)
Where oh where is the legal justification for this absurd jury instruction? This biased judge needs to be fired and disbarred.
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Reply 14 - Posted by: Northcross 5/26/2024 10:26:44 PM (No. 1725489)
I guess we may never know what the crime was, but no matter, Trump is guilty of it.
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Reply 15 - Posted by: wilarrbie 5/26/2024 10:42:26 PM (No. 1725495)
Since the 'judge' is woke enough not to have read Song of the South, there is a little story about Brer Rabbit and the briar patch, a cautionary tale he might want to look up. Pleeeese your honor, don't throw our Donny in the briar patch!
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Reply 16 - Posted by: Rumblehog 5/27/2024 1:25:50 AM (No. 1725541)
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Reply 17 - Posted by: Trigger2 5/27/2024 4:29:47 AM (No. 1725567)
What the hell is this? You can be convicted of a crime that was never announced?
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Reply 18 - Posted by: mifla 5/27/2024 5:46:44 AM (No. 1725588)
Unless the twelve jurors are die hard, kool-aid drinking liberals suffering from TDS, this is going to be a hung jury. It should be an acquittal, but I am betting that there are some kool-aid drinkers on the jury who are already dreaming about their book deals and guest appearances on Oprah.
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Reply 19 - Posted by: DCGIRL 5/27/2024 5:52:22 AM (No. 1725593)
He needs to be removed from the bench immediately!
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Reply 20 - Posted by: Dr. Constant 5/27/2024 6:39:41 AM (No. 1725616)
Then why have a trial? If they just vote "Guilty" because they think he is guilty of something?
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Reply 21 - Posted by: Bur Oak 5/27/2024 7:49:29 AM (No. 1725663)
The script for this Kabuki was written long ago and we all know the plot and ending.
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Reply 22 - Posted by: downnout 5/27/2024 8:04:18 AM (No. 1725680)
If Trump is convicted and Bribe’em uses the opportunity to make a political statement it would be a YUGE mistake on the part of the cabbage-in-chief. It would confirm to millions that the trial was nothing more than a political hit. As if we didn’t already know that but it might serve to wake up some of the uninformed.
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Reply 23 - Posted by: Strike3 5/27/2024 8:50:01 AM (No. 1725725)
Trump is guilty of being Trump, that's about it. I've got remarks for Joe Biden but I'll have to go out in the woods where nobody can hear me.
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Reply 24 - Posted by: stablemoney 5/27/2024 11:11:24 AM (No. 1725878)
The Judge's instruction to the jury: You can either find Trump guilty, or you can find Trump guilty. It's up to you.
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Reply 25 - Posted by: MickTurn 5/27/2024 7:24:03 PM (No. 1726146)
SO tell us Judgie Merchan, WHAT IS THE ACTUAL CRIME???????????????
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