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Somewhere I read that Trump has stated that if he is elected he is going to direct the Justice Department to go after Biden. If Biden is absolutely immune from prosecution (according to Trump's argument in this case), then what is that all about?

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I'm so old I remember when the availability of indictment after his term ended was touted by Team Trump as a reason not to do anything about the Mueller report, and the clear obstruction laid out there.

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DJT’s claims of immunity are so childishly illogical it brings shame to the nation for high courts to be burdened with hearing them.

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Trump's lawyers: We'll keep bullshitting this point until the end, because he's certainly not innocent.

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If nothing else, Trump should be estopped from asserting immunity since he took the opposite position in the Senate trial and prevailed. (Sauer claimed there is no res judicata, but the applicable principle here is estoppel, not res judicata.)

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'would open “a Pandora’s Box from which this nation may never recover.”'

They never ever see the irony. Unless that's explicitly the strategy, some kind of tactic for a post-truth world.

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(This was only the second most interesting story in DC today. The first was the Chief Justice forgetting about an advocate's rebuttal time during this morning's oral arguments because, "I was up late last night." Which begs the question: was he rooting for Michigan or Washington? 😂)

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Jan 11Liked by Chris Geidner

Your sum was perfect.

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I'm reminded that if we could just swap the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals for the Supreme Court, it would solve so many problems. (Of course then the senate would never have agreed to seat Obama's judges there.)

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I think it was a good day. Hoping for a swift ruling in

Smith's favor and moving forward toward March 9.

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PQoftheDesert is a fabulous movie. Both for subject matter and the glorious visuals

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I did not understand the assassination question, how could that ever be an official act?

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