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Politics The Republican Party remains blinded by Donald Trump

15:00  10 august  2022
15:00  10 august  2022 Source:   lemonde.fr

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  Donald Trump's docket: The latest on key cases and investigations facing the ex-president Donald Trump and his business are involved in at least a dozen significant investigations and lawsuits. Here's the latest on all of them.In November, Summer Zervos, who had accused Trump of sexual assault following her appearance on "The Apprentice," dropped her lawsuit against him before he was forced to sit for a deposition. At around the same time, a New York state judge dismissed a lawsuit from Michael Cohen seeking to have the Trump Organization reimburse his legal fees for work he did on Trump's behalf.

The Conservatives denounced the search, on August 8, of the Florida residence of the former president. This reaction highlights his ferrule on his troops but also their conversion to conspiracy theory. A threat to American democracy.

Donald Trump can claim a new precedent: that of being the first former president of the United States targeted by a search at his home led by the federal police. This act of investigation, which he revealed himself by posing as a victim of an arbitrariness of state on Monday August 8, took place in his property in Mar-A-Lago, Florida, which became his home port since leaving the White House.

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The Department of Justice and the FBI, led by a man chosen in his time by Donald Trump, abstained from any comments. According to the American press, the search would aim to verify that the former president had not unduly kept confidential, even classified documents, at the end of his functions, in January 2021. The national archives have already had to fight firm To recover several boxes of documents at the beginning of the year.

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This possible breach of the rule may appear almost harmless compared to the current work of the Commission of Inquiry of the House of Representatives. The latter is indeed devoted to the missed coup of January 6, 2021, inspired by Donald Trump, who aimed to stop certification by the Congress of the election of Joe Biden.

Trump said the feds left Melania Trump's closet a 'mess' after executing a search warrant at their Mar-a-Lago home

  Trump said the feds left Melania Trump's closet a 'mess' after executing a search warrant at their Mar-a-Lago home It's unclear if the FBI took any of Melania Trump's belongings, but any clothing worn during official events should have been turned over to the National Archives.Earlier this week, the FBI searched the Trumps' home in Palm Beach, Florida, in an unprecedented search warrant executed against a former president. It's unclear what the FBI was looking for, but several reports linked the search warrant to the National Archives' request early this year for the Justice Department to investigate whether Trump broke the law when he took classified government records with him to Mar-a-Lago.


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Pavlovian reactions

However, this new sprained the principles on which Rest the sophisticated mechanisms of American democracy once again underlines Donald Trump's incapacity to exercise the highest functions. This recall comes as he maintains with force political meetings the hypothesis of a new candidacy for the nomination of his party for the presidential election of 2024.

The Pavlovian reactions that the search of the FBI has drawn into the ranks of the Republican Party also underlined Donald Trump's toxicity for the party founded by Abraham Lincoln. While his most fervent supporters were already gathered in front of his luxurious property, the highest officials of the Grand Old Party competed in vehemence to denounce a political operation remote -controlled by the Democratic camp in order to dismiss the former tenant of the White House of The next presidential race. This thesis is disputed, because the texts do not say that a condemnation of Donald Trump for these archive retention would automatically exclude it from the ballot boxes.

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  The DOJ tried subpoenaing Trump to turn over sensitive documents before it sent the FBI to search Mar-a-Lago NYT reported that investigators believed some of the documents were so critical to national security that the DOJ had no choice but to send in the feds. Conservative commentator and Trump ally John Solomon first revealed the existence of the subpoena Wednesday night. 1/13 SLIDES © Darren Samuelsohn Here's what it's like to traverse the members-only grounds of Mar-a-Lago, from a reporter who's been there Trump beat reporters have been trying for years to get inside the members-only Mar-a-Lago club.

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do the same conservative officials who denounce a witch hunt had no hard enough words against the former democratic state secretary Hillary Clinton, unhappy opponent From Donald Trump in 2016, when it had been revealed that she had used a personal server for his electronic correspondence when she led diplomacy from the United States. The FBI, who had seized the case, had concluded that the prosecution implying, which had not prevented Donald Trump from promising prison during a particularly electric campaign.

The succeeding republican primaries, like those held in the Wisconsin key state, unfortunately confirm Donald Trump's ferrule on his party as well as the lasting conversion of the conservative camp to the conspiracy theory of the illegitimacy of Joe Biden maintained by the former president. This blindness and the true worship which is doomed to the latter in the conservative ranks remain the most serious threats that weigh on American institutions.

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Meet Harriet Hageman, the Trump-backed candidate challenging Rep. Liz Cheney for Wyoming's only congressional seat."We have serious questions about the 2020 election," Hageman retorted on the debate stage on June 30. She then rehashed misleading theories about Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg funding Democratic turnout and pointed to right-wing commentator Dinesh D'Souza's widely debunked "2000 Mules" movie that promoted voter fraud allegations.

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