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If you want to avoid jail time, run for president

by Jon Rappoport

July 28, 2017

Richard Painter was once an ethics lawyer for George W Bush.

Lawyer Painter claims Trump must not push the Attorney (AG) General into prosecuting Hillary Clinton, because it is wrong for a sitting president to go after his former opponent from an election campaign.

Wrong? Painter actually wrote:

“[Trump] Pressuring AG to prosecute the person [Hillary] who lost the election is an impeachable offense if we value free elections.”

Impeachable? Really?

By that logic, it might be a good idea for drug traffickers and banksters and mobsters and other miscreants to gain immunity by running for the highest office in the land.

“Hey, you can’t arrest me. I ran for president.”

Painter may be a lawyer, but he doesn’t understand logic. Or he does, and he’s just bloviating, because he wants to pile on…

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