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Sun Jan 13, 2019, 12:18 AM Jan 2019

Assuming arguendo,*45 is guilty of espionage, obstruction etc; what punishment would fit the crime? [View all]

I’m opposed to the death penalty as a matter of principle. Not to rush to judgement, but a life sentence seems appropriate.

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Twenty-five years in prison, not eligible for parole. Sentences for other offenses... TygrBright Jan 2019 #1
As long as it's not a "country club" federal prison. InAbLuEsTaTe Jan 2019 #36
Is being drawn and quartered off the table? NanceGreggs Jan 2019 #2
I was going to suggest the same thing. DavidDvorkin Jan 2019 #8
GMTA! NanceGreggs Jan 2019 #13
Works for me. sheshe2 Jan 2019 #14
He's never been in a dirty environment before. Beakybird Jan 2019 #3
The Russian thing is incredibly bad, however luvallpeeps Jan 2019 #4
My first thought would be to just shoot the fucker, but I couldn't advocate death for anyone... TreasonousBastard Jan 2019 #5
He should share a cell with his son dawg day Jan 2019 #6
Maybe Devil's Island could be refurbished... First Speaker Jan 2019 #7
Make him compete in every future episode of "American Ninja Warrior" until he dies a natural death blitzen Jan 2019 #9
US Code is clear... Roland99 Jan 2019 #10
They fried the Rosenbergs for espionage... Zoonart Jan 2019 #15
It's Rosenberg, not Rosenburg. clementine613 Jan 2019 #45
Made the change. Zoonart Jan 2019 #46
US Code includes the death penalty for treason and espionage. RHMerriman Jan 2019 #11
Strip him and his criminal children of their citizenship... Zoonart Jan 2019 #12
1. Seize all his assets and the assets of everyone in his family; meadowlander Jan 2019 #16
Life in a cell at one of his child detention centers Downtown Hound Jan 2019 #17
He is most likely guilty of so many things Grammy23 Jan 2019 #18
Asset forfeiture and banishment LuvNewcastle Jan 2019 #19
I doubt the Russians would want him Chemisse Jan 2019 #26
Remember Julius and Ethel Rosenberg? No mercy was shown to them. apcalc Jan 2019 #20
At first I was going to say death but that would be too easy. brush Jan 2019 #21
I have thought about this a zillion times and I still stand by my first thought... BigmanPigman Jan 2019 #22
life... myohmy2 Jan 2019 #23
Life... without Twitter RainCaster Jan 2019 #24
Perfect. Chemisse Jan 2019 #27
Life without parole duforsure Jan 2019 #25
Execution vercetti2021 Jan 2019 #28
What about no punishment if he resigns? Chemisse Jan 2019 #29
A pink suit and made to pick up trash randr Jan 2019 #30
The absolutely best punishment Chickensoup Jan 2019 #31
+1000s DinahMoeHum Jan 2019 #32
I would like to see justice served, meaning a combination of most of the above Mr. Ected Jan 2019 #33
I am torn GoCubsGo Jan 2019 #34
Gotta agree with ya... N_E_1 for Tennis Jan 2019 #35
This message was self-deleted by its author elocs Jan 2019 #37
GITMO Tribalceltic Jan 2019 #38
Also too stripped of all ill-gotten gains (i.e. everything) under RICO. shanny Jan 2019 #39
Yep, stripped of material assests. mysteryowl Jan 2019 #41
I'd be happy with five years in prison... jmowreader Jan 2019 #40
Life in prison and the seizure of his assets. I want his name to be as valuable as dirt. Claritie Pixie Jan 2019 #42
Not a big fan of the death penalty....except in such cases as this. nt UniteFightBack Jan 2019 #43
I still believe in life imprisonment in an appropriate federal detention facility. Marcuse Jan 2019 #44
Confiscate all his assets and release him in NYC. Apollyonus Jan 2019 #47
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