President Donald Trump on Monday responded to claims payments to alleged mistresses just before the 2016 presidential election were “a simple private transaction,” and not a conspiracy to evade campaign finance laws.
Some congressional Democrats portray the payments as cause for impeachment while Adam Schifty said many Democrats expect him to serve a prison sentence.
“There’s a very real prospect that on the day Donald Trump leaves office the Justice Department may indict him, that he may be the first president in quite some time to face the real prospect of jail time,” Schifty said.
In a pair of morning tweets, the President said, “So now the Dems go to a simple private transaction, wrongly call it a campaign contribution,” Trump said.
Even if the payments amounted to campaign contributions, Trump added in another tweet, they would constitute a civil case, not a criminal one, and “there would not even be a fine.”
In his tweets, Trump quoted a Fox News report saying that “Democrats can’t find a Smocking [sic] Gun tying the Trump campaign to Russia after James Comey’s testimony. No Smocking [sic] Gun…No Collusion”[…]
Below are a few other articles from Independent Sentinel that are worth checking out:
- This Week in History: Dec. 10-16, 2018
- Former US Prosecutor Says “It’s Clear Trump”… Will “Be Indicted”
- Auntie Maxine Says Congress Must Impeach the “Criminal”
- PC Police Are Circling The Sound of Music
- Everybody Wants to Be France & Levy Carbon Taxes
- Reporter Says Everyone’s “Already Getting Tired of Her [Elizabeth Warren]”!
- #CallHerClueless Alexandria O-Cortez Rips Leadership of Democrat Cities
- I Know Nothing! Jim Comey Didn’t Care Where the Dossier Came From
- Obstruction of Justice Probe Was Begun to Rein in President Trump
And that is just the front page.
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