Ret. Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman said connected Sunday that Trump should beryllium subpoenaed by the 1/6 Committee and brought to justice.
Video of Vindman:
Ret. Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman connected @Acosta speaking astir subpoenaing Trump, "The president should beryllium brought to justice, he's not supra the law. I felt that was the lawsuit erstwhile I reported a statesmanlike wrongdoing and statesmanlike maltreatment of power." pic.twitter.com/0DmKN77wKM
— Sarah Reese Jones (@PoliticusSarah) October 17, 2021
Vindman said erstwhile asked by CNN’s Jim Acosta if Trump should beryllium subpoenaed:
Absolutely. And present I person the privilege of saying that due to the fact that I’m not an attorney, don’t person to understand each the difficulties, but connected the aforesaid note, the president should beryllium brought to justice, he’s not supra the law. I felt that was the lawsuit erstwhile I reported a presidential wrongdoing and presidential abuse of power. And if helium lies successful beforehand of the commission, past helium should suffer the consequences.
The occupation is that helium has not suffered the consequences. He has not suffered the consequences of an maltreatment of power successful the archetypal impeachment. Mismanaged covid, effort to steal an predetermination into the future. And besides successful the 2nd — and after the insurrection helium was not held accountable.
What discourages him from continuing to behave arsenic a future authoritarian person attempting to entice Republican state governments from introducing legislation that allows them to overturn the volition of the people that ballot successful 1 direction? We request accountability. It’s an unfastened wound. Without accountability you can’t move forward.
America Has A Gaping Wound That Won’t Heal Until Trump Faces Justice
The crushed wherefore President Biden has not been capable to drawback his fingers and determination America guardant is that the immense bulk of the federation needs Trump to beryllium held accountable. Whether that accountability comes successful a courtroom successful New York, Georgia, oregon Washington, DC, it does not matter.
The federation volition not beryllium capable to heal and determination guardant until Trump stands earlier a assemblage of his peers.
Lt. Col. Vindman was correct. Donald Trump indispensable look justness for his crimes.
Mr. Easley is the managing editor. He is besides a White House Press Pool and a Congressional analogous for PoliticusUSA. Jason has a Bachelor’s Degree successful Political Science. His postgraduate enactment focused connected nationalist policy, with a specialization successful societal betterment movements.
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