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Sat Feb 13, 2021, 05:31 PM

Are we now going to say that the DOJ can't pursue Trump because it will detract from a Biden agenda?

If impeachment was a "distraction" and an impediment to the Biden agenda, how the hell is an ongoing investigation, run by Biden's DOJ (which unlike the Senate is not in a separate branch of government), not a distraction and an impediment?

Please explain.

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Response to servermsh (Original post)

Sat Feb 13, 2021, 05:32 PM

1. No, I think Biden is hands off like he was here

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Response to servermsh (Original post)

Sat Feb 13, 2021, 05:32 PM

2. No

many of us have said that Biden should stick with his agenda and let the DOJ act independently. Biden has said this too.

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Response to edhopper (Reply #2)

Sat Feb 13, 2021, 05:35 PM

7. I'm okay with that ... so long as the DOJ does act on the insurrection. I'll take

acting on other tRump admin crimes too, but this one must be acted upon.

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Response to servermsh (Original post)

Sat Feb 13, 2021, 05:33 PM

3. I would prefer the state AG in NY and the DA in Atlanta go after him. They have enough.

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Response to servermsh (Original post)

Sat Feb 13, 2021, 05:33 PM

4. Nah, they'll decline to investigate to

"avoid the appearance of bias".

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Response to Bettie (Reply #4)

Sat Feb 13, 2021, 05:41 PM

12. Yes I think so.

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Response to servermsh (Original post)

Sat Feb 13, 2021, 05:33 PM

5. No.

Even McConnell is calling for him to be prosecuted. The GOP may make that argument, but it's unlikely to matter to anyone in a position to do anything about it.

Garland will be a busy guy.

Impeachment and DOJ processes are two different things. Impeachment was always going to fail. That's why many considered it a waste of time when much needs to be done on the Biden agenda.

It also has nothing to do with pursuing Biden's agenda.

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Response to servermsh (Original post)

Sat Feb 13, 2021, 05:34 PM

6. No. Biden has been very clear about the fact that he will have nothing to do

with whatever the DoJ decides to do about investigating Trump - which is exactly the way it should be. The DoJ is part of the executive branch but an ethical government won't interfere or try to influence its decisions.

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Response to servermsh (Original post)

Sat Feb 13, 2021, 05:35 PM

8. No one suggested impeachment shouldn't be pursued

because of Biden's agenda. So no.

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Response to servermsh (Original post)

Sat Feb 13, 2021, 05:36 PM

9. The DOJ should absolutely investigate Trump.

 

And, if they find evidence of wrongdoing, they should bring charges.

No distraction, just do their jobs. The problem is that Congress is failing to do its job. We don't need a President who rules by executive order, we need a Congress that passes laws for that President to sign. Any and all of President Biden's EOs can/will be countered by the next Republican president, and there will eventually be one. A law, however, is much more difficult to overturn. We, the voters, must hold the collective feet of Congress to the fire and insist they do our bidding, or else we vote them out and bring in someone that will.

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Response to servermsh (Original post)

Sat Feb 13, 2021, 05:39 PM

10. They let Bush/Cheney walk. nt

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Response to Hotler (Reply #10)

Sat Feb 13, 2021, 05:45 PM

13. And they have learned form their mistakes

notice they are not waiting for the GOP to get on board with COVID relief.

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Response to edhopper (Reply #13)

Sat Feb 13, 2021, 05:49 PM

14. I think giving shitty presidents a pass and pass a Covid bill are two different items but,

what ever you say .

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Response to servermsh (Original post)

Sat Feb 13, 2021, 05:39 PM

11. DOJ doesn't require any legislators to work on prosecutions. They do this for

a living. Big difference. And the Fulton Co. DA has nothing to do with Biden.

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Response to servermsh (Original post)

Sat Feb 13, 2021, 05:51 PM

15. First we have to build a DoJ from the ashes of Barr's Dirt Services. Haven't started that yet.

The Traitor Party has dragged its feet through what should have been a transition so that Barr's Dirt Services is still mostly intact.

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Response to servermsh (Original post)

Sat Feb 13, 2021, 06:47 PM

16. I'm not going to say that. Why would anyone say that?


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Response to servermsh (Original post)

Sat Feb 13, 2021, 06:49 PM

17. Nope. That's what an independent DoJ means...

they can pursue criminal charges on anybody in the nation while the Pres and Congress fix other problems.

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Response to servermsh (Original post)

Sat Feb 13, 2021, 06:54 PM

18. sure...

...what do you think?

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