Trump calls for prison reform, links violent crime to immigration

15 hours ago – The president called for prison reform and helping prisoners find work after their sentences end. Trump then turned to linking what he considers unchecked illegal immigration that allows gang members “to break into our country.” … President Donald Trump offered a range of initiatives …

How President Trump Can Be Prosecuted as a Criminal | Time

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2 days ago – First is the question of whether an obstruction of justice charge can be brought in this case. … In effect, we argued that the Vice President had to be impeached and removed from office first — and then criminal charges could proceed. … If Special Counsel Mueller finds evidence to …

Donald Trump and Criminal Conspiracy Law – Center for American …

Dec 7, 2017 – In addition, the special counsel indicted the former Trump campaign chair Paul Manafort and his business partner Rick Gates on 12 charges related to a series of complex financial crimes that are alleged to have taken place both before and during the campaign. The indictment charges that the pair …

The Trump Administration’s Dangerous Obsession With Crimes …

5 days ago – The report put out this month by the Justice Department and Homeland Security paints a misleading picture of immigrants and crime.

The possibility that Trump is in Putin’s pocket is scarier than any …

Dec 15, 2017 – This isn’t to say that Mueller won’t find evidence of criminal acts in his investigation. Based on the indictments and plea deals we’ve seen so far, it’s clear that at least some of the people associated with the Trump campaign have committed crimes. But the U.S. criminal code is narrow: It encompasses …

Trump: Even if there was collusion with Russia, ‘it’s not a crime’ | TheHill


Dec 28, 2017 – President Trump in a new interview denied any collusion between his 2016 presidential campaign and Russia, adding “even if there was, it’s not a crime.”

Crime rates lower, despite Trump’s warnings | TheHill


Dec 20, 2017 – The number of violent crimes committed in the nation’s largest cities fell again in 2017, according to a preliminary analysis, continuing a 30-year downward trend even as President Trumpwarns of rising murder rates.

Trump Has Already Demolished Obama’s Criminal-Justice Legacy – Vice

Jan 22, 2018 – On criminal justice, Donald J. Trump’s predecessor was a late-blooming activist. By the end of President Barack Obama’s second term, his administration had exhorted prosecutors to stop measuring success by the number of defendants sent away for the maximum, taken a hands-off approach to states …

Will Trump be Prosecuted for War Crimes? | HuffPost

Consequences for President Donald Trump’s rhetoric differ substantively from those of Candidate Trump as such may affect his personal culpability over potential crimes under international law and now that he is Commander in Chief. Incitement may be enough to create criminal culpability. However, being in the chain of …

The Many Scandals of Donald Trump: A Cheat Sheet – The Atlantic

The upshot: The Trumps hired attorney Roy Cohn, who had worked for Joe McCarthy and whom Michael Kinsley once indelibly labeled “innocent of a variety of federal crimes.” They sued the Justice Department for $100 million. In the end, however, the Trumps settled with the government, promising not to …

Trump’s Russian Laundromat | New Republic

How to use Trump Tower and other luxury high-rises to clean dirty money, run an international crimesyndicate, and propel a failed real estate developer into the White House.

Donald Trump Settled a Real Estate Lawsuit, and a Criminal Case …

For Donald J. Trump, it is a long-held legal strategy, if not a point of pride, to avoid knuckling under to plaintiffs in court. “I don’t settle lawsuits — very rare — because once you settle lawsuits, everybody sues you,” he said recently. But Mr. Trump made an exception when buyers of units in Trump SoHo, …

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I am a peace educator who has taken time to teach and work in countries such as the USA, Germany, Japan, Nicaragua, Mexico, the UAE, Kuwait, Oman over the past 4 decades.
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