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Trump’s Silence on Jan 6th Could Make Him Culpable, Says Judge

The following article, Trump’s Silence on Jan 6th Could Make Him Culpable, Says Judge, was first published on Flag And Cross.

It continues to appear as though Donald Trump is high on the list of liberal boogeymen in 2022, and concerted efforts to see him politically-hobbled are all bound by the backwards sense of justice that the left maintains toward him.  He is guilty of at least something; Now all the Democrats needs to do is prove it.

This is the asinine reality of “the resistance” in which the answers are not dependent upon the evidence, but rather the evidence will be conjured to prove their desired outcome.

For instance, when Trump was allegedly “inciting” a mob to siege the Capitol, that was proof enough for many on the left that he was some sort of seditionist.

Now, one judge is going so far as to suggest that his silence on that day may be why he’s guilty.

U.S. District Judge Amit Mehta made the analysis as he pressed Trump’s lawyers about their efforts to dismiss a series of lawsuits against the former president seeking to hold him financially liable for inciting the Jan. 6 insurrection.

“What do I do about the fact the president didn’t denounce the conduct immediately?” Mehta wondered, homing in on a central focus of congressional investigators probing Trump’s conduct that day. “Isn’t that, from a plausibility standpoint, enough to at least plausibly infer that the president agreed with the conduct of the people that were inside the Capitol that day?

The Trump team wasn’t having it.

Mehta’s questioning prompted Trump’s attorney, Jesse Binnall, to push back, forcefully arguing that Trump can’t conceivably face legal consequences for actions he did not take.

“The president cannot be subject to judicial action for any sort of damages for failing to do something,” Binnall said.

Trump has asserted that he remains “immune” to prosecution due to his stint as President – a legal strategy that may not be terribly effective, but will likely burn up enough time in court as to see the January 6th select committee disbanded before he can be called to the stand.

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