The mainstream media continues to say ‘there’s a lot of smoke, but no fire.’ That’s because they refuse to peer through an increasing amount of smoke and see the flames. Trump, his spawn, and many of his closest supporters are guilty of multiple meetings with Russian agents during the campaign. Flynn, Manafort, Sessions, Kushner, and Donald junior are among those who attempted to lie their way out of the facts, but in doing so merely exacerbated the situation. Trump has been of no assistance to himself. His secretive meeting with Russian Foreign Minister, Sergei Lavrov, and Ambassador/Spy, Sergey Kislyak in the Oval Office just two days after he fired FBI Director James Comey added additional fuel to the fire. And when he sought a second meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin at the G20, without another American delegate present, he created an explosion.
As the word ‘guilty’ creeps into the investigations, Trump is frightened. He has hired multiple attorneys, but refuses to listen to them. He is considering a last resort; giving presidential pardons to his family, closest associates, and possibly himself.
With growing speculation that special investigator Robert Mueller is prepared to subpoena Trump’s tax returns, fear is mounting in the White House. In America it’s always a case of ‘follow the money.’ The truth about Trump and his criminal actions is in those IRS documents.
Initially the suggestion that Trump was seeking information regarding his power to pardon others, and possibly himself, was suggested as innuendo. But we learned later yesterday that his query was indeed a fact.
Article II, Section 2, clause 1 of the Constitution provides the president with the power to pardon or reprieve individuals from crimes committed against the United States. However, it excludes impeachment.
Not only would it not prevent him from the impeachment process and removal from office, a pardon can only occur after a conviction; a very messy process and life-altering process.
Why wait for impeachment? Another article in the Constitution could remove him in just a few days.
If you have watched and listened to Trump for over two years, as I and many others have, you know that something is seriously wrong with Trump’s mental abilities. His weak temperament and fragile ego, combined with his inability to focus on tasks for lengthy periods of time, are proof that he is either suffering from advancing senility, or Schizophrenia. Trump is mentally incompetent to perform his duties as the President of the United States, and therefore must be removed from office by enacting the rules stated in Article 25. Mike Pence and other Republican leaders must have the courage to save our nation, and do the right thing once in their failed careers.
Trump finds it necessary to lie constantly; the truth would set America free from his fascist beliefs, and end his efforts to support white nationalism.
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Op-ed by James Turnage
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