The Trump case has been assigned to U.S. District Judge Tanya S. Chutkin, who is described by AP News as “the toughest punisher” of J6 cases, placing all defendants in all cases behind bars.— Charlie Kirk (@charliekirk11) August 1, 2023
Seems about par for the course when it comes to “justice” in DC.
Judge Tanya Chutkan, the judge appointed to preside over Trump’s January 6 indictment case, is an Obama appointee who issued some of the harshest rulings against January 6 insurrectionists.— No Lie with Brian Tyler Cohen (@NoLieWithBTC) August 1, 2023
This bodes absolutely terribly for Trump. pic.twitter.com/pBVEsv7cjj
As I was just saying … “it is only a matter of time before one of these idiots – I am betting it is a woman – sets in motion a chain of events with unintended and unforseen consequences and lights the spark and unlike last summer with the Ricky Shiffer meltdown and attack on the FBI it sets off a conflagration …“
Special Counsel Jack Smith said former president Donald Trump tried to obstruct “a bedrock function of the U.S. government” — the certification of the presidential election results.— The Washington Post (@washingtonpost) August 1, 2023
Smith said the Department of Justice is committed to a speedy trial, and that the investigation… pic.twitter.com/sY9i9nnUF0
TRUMP'S LEGAL CASES— BNO News (@BNONews) August 1, 2023
– March: Indicted in New York in Stormy Daniels case
– May: Found liable of sexual abuse and defamation
– June: Indicted in classified documents probe
– July: New charges added in classified docs case
– August: Indicted in January 6/election probe
Trump could face maximum of 55 years in prison if convicted on all charges in Jan. 6 case— BNO News (@BNONews) August 1, 2023
– Conspiracy to Defraud the U.S.: 5 years
– Conspiracy to Obstruct an Official Proceeding: 20 years
– Obstruction of an Official Proceeding: 20 years
– Conspiracy Against Rights: 10 years
Here we go.
We’re driving straight off the cliff. There are no brakes on this Trump Train!
Former President Trump was indicted on four countsTuesday by a grand jury convened by special counsel Jack Smith over alleged efforts to overturn the 2020 election.
Why it matters: The indictment, unsealed Tuesday, is the latest legal peril faced by Trump, the GOP frontrunner in the 2024 contest, and forces Republicans to reengage with Jan. 6.