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Re: The Trump Arrest Thread!
« Reply #575 on: February 23, 2024, 11:27:58 AM »
I saw it on the news this morning and can't find the clip on youtubz, but there was a clip of James yucking it up and laughing about how she's going to ruin Trump. Seems like that clip itself would be pretty powerful evidence in front of an unbiased judge in an appeal, though I don't know where they'll find one in NYC.
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Re: The Trump Arrest Thread!
« Reply #576 on: February 23, 2024, 11:53:26 AM »
I saw it on the news this morning and can't find the clip on youtubz, but there was a clip of James yucking it up and laughing about how she's going to ruin Trump. Seems like that clip itself would be pretty powerful evidence in front of an unbiased judge in an appeal, though I don't know where they'll find one in NYC.

Wow, no agenda there at all. Yeah, that'll bite her in the ass.

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Re: The Trump Arrest Thread!
« Reply #577 on: February 23, 2024, 12:01:43 PM »
Wow, no agenda there at all. Yeah, that'll should bite her in the ass.


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Re: The Trump Arrest Thread!
« Reply #578 on: March 07, 2024, 03:52:19 PM »
Well that went well  :rofl:

NY AG Letitia James booed at firefighters ceremony with chants of ‘Trump! Trump! Trump!’
https://www.foxnews.com/politics/ny-ag-letitia-james-booed-firefighters-ceremony-chants-trump-trump-trump
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Re: The Trump Arrest Thread!
« Reply #579 on: March 11, 2024, 12:12:33 PM »
Well that went well  :rofl:

NY AG Letitia James booed at firefighters ceremony with chants of ‘Trump! Trump! Trump!’
https://www.foxnews.com/politics/ny-ag-letitia-james-booed-firefighters-ceremony-chants-trump-trump-trump

Apparently she's after those who booed her and cheered Trump

FDNY tells firefighters to protest ‘on your own time’ after booing NY AG Letitia James, cheering Trump: report
https://www.foxnews.com/politics/fdny-tells-firefighters-protest-your-own-time-booing-ny-ag-letitia-james-cheering-trump-report

As a side note it appear standards to be a fireman/person have been relaxed a bit

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Re: The Trump Arrest Thread!
« Reply #580 on: March 11, 2024, 12:49:51 PM »
As a side note it appear standards to be a fireman/person have been relaxed a bit

How was she ever a firefighter before the desk job?

EDIT: Or is that the chaplain? I suppose they get hired outside the normal process.
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Re: The Trump Arrest Thread!
« Reply #581 on: March 11, 2024, 04:56:22 PM »
Here the Babylon Bee

Letitia James Issues $355 Million Fine To Firefighters For Booing Her
https://babylonbee.com/news/letitia-james-issues-355-million-dollar-fine-to-firefighters-for-booing-her
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Re: The Trump Arrest Thread!
« Reply #583 on: March 15, 2024, 09:50:42 AM »
In what has been called by Twitchy a "split the baby" ruling, the judge in the Fani Willis case has ruled that either Willis or Wade must step down.  They both cannot continue on the case.  Only one can remain on the case.  Absolutely stupid political ruling, but we would have been daft to expect anything else from this judge.

https://twitchy.com/dougp/2024/03/15/judge-rules-fulton-county-da-fani-willis-can-still-lead-the-trump-case-if-n2394014

https://www.foxnews.com/politics/judge-rules-fani-willis-must-step-aside-trump-case-fire-special-prosecutor-nathan-wade
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Re: The Trump Arrest Thread!
« Reply #584 on: March 15, 2024, 10:46:14 AM »
In what has been called by Twitchy a "split the baby" ruling, the judge in the Fani Willis case has ruled that either Willis or Wade must step down.  They both cannot continue on the case.  Only one can remain on the case.  Absolutely stupid political ruling, but we would have been daft to expect anything else from this judge.

https://twitchy.com/dougp/2024/03/15/judge-rules-fulton-county-da-fani-willis-can-still-lead-the-trump-case-if-n2394014

https://www.foxnews.com/politics/judge-rules-fani-willis-must-step-aside-trump-case-fire-special-prosecutor-nathan-wade

This would never be tolerated if Trump was a dem
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Re: The Trump Arrest Thread!
« Reply #585 on: March 15, 2024, 04:26:30 PM »
I'm sure you all predicted this

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    Nathan Wade has resigned from #FaniWillis team

    So Fani stays on pic.twitter.com/rDnYCoy46e
    — Phil Holloway ✈️ (@PhilHollowayEsq) March 15, 2024

Now back to our railroading of Trump which so rudely interrupted by silly stuff like questions of ethics and fairness. That stuff has no place in a courtroom

https://twitchy.com/dougp/2024/03/15/the-judge-said-fani-willis-or-nathan-wade-had-to-go-so-one-of-them-has-resigned-n2394029
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Re: The Trump Arrest Thread!
« Reply #586 on: March 18, 2024, 06:05:32 PM »
Now we see if she is willing to go though with her threat.
Having NY seize his properties will suck but will be a huge PR win for Trump with the right

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The former president's lawyers wrote in a court filing that 'obtaining an appeal bond in the full amount' of the judgment 'is not possible under the circumstances presented.'

They revealed they had spoken to 30 underwriters to back the bond, which is due next week. Their efforts included 'countless hours of negotiating with one of the biggest insurance companies in the world'.

With interest, Trump owes $456.8 million. In all, he and co-defendants including his company and top executives owe $467.3 million. To obtain a bond, they would be required to post collateral worth $557 million, Trump's lawyers said.

'Defendants' ongoing diligent efforts have proven that a bond in the judgment's full amount is 'a practical impossibility,'' the filing said. 'These diligent efforts have included approaching about 30 surety companies through 4 separate brokers.'

New York Attorney General Letitia James, a Democrat, has said that she will seek to seize some of Trump's assets if he´s unable to pay the judgment.

Donald Trump can't secure $454 million bond in the New York fraud case: Lawyers say it's impossible to come up with the cash
https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-13210651/trump-secure-bond-new-york-fraud-case.html
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Re: The Trump Arrest Thread!
« Reply #587 on: March 18, 2024, 07:00:59 PM »
He should sell Mar-A-Lago for half a billion or so to pay the fine.

Agreed, it would suck, but that PR is unbuyable.

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Re: The Trump Arrest Thread!
« Reply #588 on: March 18, 2024, 08:10:07 PM »
Wonder how much is just nobody willing to do business with him, or being unwilling to value properties fairly vs. what the courts claimed (eg Mar a Lago for $18mil instead of $400mil).
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Re: The Trump Arrest Thread!
« Reply #589 on: March 23, 2024, 06:35:50 PM »
So I guess they all just get away with the lying that got Trump convicted. Mar-a-Lago is suddenly worth more than $25 million.

https://twitchy.com/brettt/2024/03/23/cnn-admits-that-mar-a-lago-is-worth-more-than-18-million-n2394313
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Re: The Trump Arrest Thread!
« Reply #590 on: March 25, 2024, 01:18:21 PM »
Looks like Trump got a ten day reprieve and a greatly reduced bond via the NY Appeals Court:

https://twitchy.com/samj/2024/03/25/ny-appeals-court-gives-trump-another-win-and-letitia-james-a-big-loss-n2394373
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Re: The Trump Arrest Thread!
« Reply #591 on: March 25, 2024, 01:36:19 PM »
That's a small measure of sanity.
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Re: The Trump Arrest Thread!
« Reply #592 on: March 25, 2024, 02:47:09 PM »
That's a small measure of sanity.

Especially coming from a NY court. Shows how bad the court Trump was in is. My understanding is that Erogan is a one man 9th circuit, with a very high percentage of overturned rulings.

The liberal tears are fun. "Separate rules for Trump". You maybe mean the separate rules that caused the unheard of judgment in the first place, dude. Project more, lefties. I also like "Trump's private militia".  :rofl:

https://twitter.com/i/status/1772308515308163306
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Re: The Trump Arrest Thread!
« Reply #593 on: March 26, 2024, 08:35:25 AM »
Enter the Babylon Bee

 :rofl:

Letitia James Prosecuted For Grossly Overvaluing Trump's Fine
https://babylonbee.com/news/letitia-james-prosecuted-for-grossly-overvaluing-trumps-fine
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Re: The Trump Arrest Thread!
« Reply #594 on: March 26, 2024, 10:45:07 AM »
Looks like Trump got a ten day reprieve and a greatly reduced bond via the NY Appeals Court:

https://twitchy.com/samj/2024/03/25/ny-appeals-court-gives-trump-another-win-and-letitia-james-a-big-loss-n2394373

Good God heads are exploding  [popcorn]
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Re: The Trump Arrest Thread!
« Reply #595 on: March 26, 2024, 04:53:56 PM »
Another gag order on Trump for the upcoming "hush money" trial. Premium article, but I'm sure others are reporting on it by now.

My layman's question is regarding just how common gag orders are in civil trials. I mean, Trump's got a big mouth, but he's an innocent until proven guilty defendant, and I'm not certain I'm comfortable with him or any other defendant being "gagged" during their own trials.

Certainly the DAs prosecuting Trump have not been gagged, even though (example=James) they have stated and tweeted all kinds of crap and taunts outside of the trial. They are supposed to be the professionals who swore to uphold the law. It seems to me that they should be held to at least as high of a standard as a defendant.

https://www.theepochtimes.com/us/judge-issues-trump-gag-order-ahead-of-hush-money-trial-5615599?ea_src=frontpage&ea_med=lead-special-courts-medium-0
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Re: The Trump Arrest Thread!
« Reply #596 on: April 02, 2024, 09:33:29 AM »
Anyone surprised they're pulling the race card?

New York judge says FDNY booing of Letitia James, pro-Trump chants not about politics, 'has to do with race'
https://www.foxnews.com/politics/new-york-judge-says-fdny-booing-letitia-james-pro-trump-chants-not-about-politics-race
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Re: The Trump Arrest Thread!
« Reply #597 on: April 15, 2024, 07:02:15 PM »
The Biden donor judge in Trump's trial is ordering him to attend court every day of the trail or he will be jailed. While the argument can be made that this is how criminal trials go for regular people, one could also argue that keeping a leading presidential candidate from campaigning through the most crucial time pre-election is kinda banana republic.

Though some good arguments were made in the comments that this will put Trump front and center in the news every day and will likely convert many more people to voting for him or else potential Biden voters sitting things out because of the banana republic stuff - especially as the crazy stuff comes out that has turned this into felony counts instead of misdemeanor counts, or for most people not running for president as a Republican, not being prosecuted at all because no crime was committed.

https://twitchy.com/brettt/2024/04/15/judge-says-that-trump-must-appear-in-court-for-the-duration-of-his-trial-or-face-arrest-n2395124
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Re: The Trump Arrest Thread!
« Reply #598 on: April 16, 2024, 11:11:38 PM »
Have any of you ever heard of a criminal defendant having to be present during "jury selection"??  :facepalm:
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Re: The Trump Arrest Thread!
« Reply #599 on: April 19, 2024, 02:03:15 PM »
Someone set themselves on fire outside the Trump trial
Don't know this was Gaza/Palestinian protest or a anti-Trump protest or what yet.

Horrific scenes outside the Trump trial as a man sets himself on FIRE in front of shocked media and onlookers
https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-13329109/Man-sets-FIRE-outside-Trump-trial.html
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