January 6th Select Committee

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I'm so glad we don't see or hear him on German TV anymore. 

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Ha ha, he he...

 

"Trump's Truth Social barred from Google Play"

 

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Former US President Donald Trump's social media platform has been barred from Google Play.

 

Google says the platform violates its policies on prohibiting content like physical threats and incitement to violence.

 

The move makes it difficult for users with Android phones to download the app.

 

More: https://www.bbc.com/news/technology-62733451

 

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There's more:

 

"Trump’s plaything Truth Social is reportedly about to collapse."

 

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Truth Social, we hardly knew you! Just six months after its chaotic launch, it looks as if Donald Trump’s social media network could be on the verge of collapse. As first reported by Fox Business, Truth Social allegedly owes about $1.6m to RightForge, the internet infrastructure company that hosts the app.

 

Paying that back might be tough since Truth Social doesn’t seem to make money and is facing a number of problems, including declining traffic and the recent denial of its trademark applications.

 

Trump Media & Technology Group, Truth Social’s parent company, is also embroiled in a federal investigation about whether it violated securities laws.

https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2022/aug/30/trump-plaything-truth-social-reportedly-about-to-collapse-why-am-i-not-surprised

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22 minutes ago, Janx Spirit said:

"Trump's Truth Social barred from Google Play"

 

22 minutes ago, Janx Spirit said:

There's more:

 

"Trump’s plaything Truth Social is reportedly about to collapse."

 

22 minutes ago, Janx Spirit said:

 

Trump Media & Technology Group, Truth Social’s parent company, is also embroiled in a federal investigation about whether it violated securities laws.

 

You could almost believe it is a conspiracy to shut him up.:lol:

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8 minutes ago, keith2011 said:

 

 

 

You could almost believe it is a conspiracy to shut him up.:lol:

 

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5 hours ago, keith2011 said:

 

You could almost believe it is a conspiracy to shut him up.:lol:

 

Don't say that! You'll bring back our favorite wine fueled boat captain!! :D

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Here is Trump "not inciting"

 

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Former President Donald Trump said Thursday the nation would face "problems ... the likes of which perhaps we’ve never seen" if he is indicted over his handling of classified documents after leaving office, an apparent suggestion that such a move by the Justice Department could spark violence from Trump's supporters.

The former president said an indictment wouldn’t stop him from running for the White House again and repeatedly said Americans “would not stand” for his prosecution...

 

 

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"Jan. 6 hearing promises ‘surprising’ details before election"

 

"The hearing also will include new documentary footage captured from the day of the attack."

 

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The House Jan. 6 committee is set to unveil “surprising” details including evidence from Donald Trump’s Secret Service about the 2021 attack on the U.S. Capitol in what is likely to be its last public hearing before the November midterm elections.

 

The hearing Thursday afternoon, the 10th public session by the panel, is expected delve into Trump’s “state of mind” and the central role the defeated president played in the multipart effort to overturn the election, according to a committee aide who discussed the plans on condition of anonymity.

 

The committee is starting to sum up its findings: Trump, after losing the 2020 presidential election, launched an unprecedented attempt to stop Congress from certifying Joe Biden’s victory. The result was the deadly mob siege of the Capitol.

 

“The mob was led by some extremist groups — they plotted in advance what they were going to do,” Rep. Zoe Lofgren, D-Calif., a committee member, told CNN. “And those individuals were known to people in the Trump orbit.”

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The committee plans to show new video footage it received from the Secret Service of the rally on the White House Ellipse. Trump spoke there before encouraging his armed supporters to march to the Capitol and “fight like hell.”

 

The hearing also will include new documentary footage captured from the day of the attack.

 

The Secret Service has turned over 1.5 million pages of documents and surveillance video to the committee, according to agency spokesman Anthony Guglielmi.

Lofgren said that as she learned the information being presented Thursday she found it “pretty surprising.”

 

 

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https://apnews.com/article/capitol-siege-donald-trump-presidential-elections-election-2020-congress-43c97dd8db5ce460e051204f91aa6cd1?utm_source=homepage&utm_medium=TopNews&utm_campaign=position_05

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I watched a few hours of the hearing today. Explosive and well presented.

 

Sidenote - CNN had no commercials from 5:30 until now.

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One would think Trump would lie low with all the legal problems he has. Not possible for him.

 

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Donald Trump critics had a meltdown on Twitter Sunday after the former president warned Jews to be “more appreciative” of him before it’s “too late.”

Trump posted the startling message Sunday morning on Truth Social.

“No President has done more for Israel than I have. Somewhat surprisingly, however, our wonderful Evangelicals are far more appreciative of this than the people of the Jewish faith, especially those living in the U.S.,” he railed.

Trump also wildly claimed that he was so popular in Israel that he could become the nation’s prime minister.

“We’ve been menaced by fascists before, you two-bit goon,” tweeted commentator and author David Rothkopf in response. “We recognize the threat you represent from the darkest pages of our history. That’s why we’ll never submit to your threats.”

 

 

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2 hours ago, fraufruit said:

One would think Trump would lie low with all the legal problems he has. Not possible for him.

 

Are you kidding?  The only thing that scares him is being ignored or forgotten, it would be worse than death for him.

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Separate from the January 6th Committee, but by no means unrelated, USAG Garland, bless his turtley soul, has appointed special counsel Jack Smith to oversee criminal investigations into Trump.

 

This means that even a change of party in the presidency cannot insulate Trump. Congress cannot do anything about it. Regular DOJ rules about investigating candidates do not apply.

 

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Jack Smith, a former war crimes prosecutor, was named special counsel by Attorney General Merrick Garland in a news conference.

 

He will lead inquiries into how Mr Trump handled classified documents and his alleged role in the Capitol riot.

Mr Trump, who is the subject of several other probes, denies any wrongdoing.

 

Mr Smith will ultimately decide whether the former Republican president, who announced his 2024 candidacy just three days ago, will face criminal charges.

 

"In certain extraordinary cases it is in the public interest to appoint a special prosecutor to independently manage an investigation and prosecution," Mr Garland said on Friday.

"Due to recent developments, including the former president's announcement that he is a candidate in the next election, and the sitting president's intention to be a candidate as well, I have concluded that it is in the public interest."

 

He said the move would give the public confidence in the investigation.

 

Smith is a seasoned prosecutor with experience convicting cases regarding national security document theft.

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The Oath Keepers (ha!) had a bad day in court.

 

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Here's a breakdown of the jury verdicts:

COUNT 1: Seditious conspiracy

All five defendants were accused of planning to use force to stop the lawful transfer of presidential power on January 6.

Rhodes: GUILTY

Meggs: GUILTY

Harrelson: NOT GUILTY

Watkins: NOT GUILTY

Caldwell: NOT GUILTY

 

COUNT 2: Conspiracy to Obstruct an official proceeding

All the defendants faced charges alleging that they conspired together to stop Congress from certifying the Electoral College votes inside the Capitol.

Rhodes: NOT GUILTY

Meggs: GUILTY

Harrelson: NOT GUILTY

Watkins: GUILTY

Caldwell: NOT GUILTY

 

COUNT 3: Obstructing an Official Proceeding

In addition to being accused of conspiring to obstruct an official proceeding, all were found guilty of actually committing the act.

Rhodes: GUILTY

Meggs: GUILTY

Harrelson: GUILTY

Watkins: GUILTY

Caldwell: GUILTY

 

COUNT 4: Conspiracy to prevent an officer from discharging any duties

The indictment alleged that all five defendants worked together to "prevent by force, intimidation, and threat... Members of the United States Congress, from discharging any duties," namely, certifying the results of the 2020 election.

Rhodes: NOT GUILTY

Meggs: GUILTY

Harrelson: GUILTY

Watkins: GUILTY

Caldwell: NOT GUILTY

 

COUNT 5: Destruction of Government Property and Aiding and Abetting

Meggs, Harrelson and Watkins, according to prosecutors, were part of a crowd that burst through the Capitol's Rotunda doors on January 6.

Meggs: NOT GUILTY

Harrelson: NOT GUILTY

Watkins: NOT GUILTY

 

COUNT 6: Civil Disorder and Aiding and Abetting

Jurors considered whether Watkins interfered with law enforcement when she allegedly joined a crowd near the Senate chamber, pushed against and shouted at officers who were guarding the chamber doors.

Watkins: GUILTY

 

COUNT 7, 8, 9 and 13: Tampering with Documents

Rhodes, Meggs, Harrelson and Caldwell all faced charges for allegedly deleting messages and pictures from their phones or social media accounts after January 6. Prosecutors also alleged that Rhodes instructed other Oath Keepers to delete messages after the riot.

Rhodes: GUILTY

Meggs: GUILTY

Harrelson: GUILTY

Caldwell: GUILTY

 

Hmm. They met with Stone who was a close crony (these people have no friends) of Trump during the election cycle.

 

And now Trump ex-chief of staff Mark Meadows ordered to testify in Georgia election probe

 

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  • South Carolina's Supreme Court ordered former White House chief of staff Mark Meadows to testify in an investigation into former President Donald Trump's alleged interference in Georgia's election results.
  • A panel of five justices unanimously affirmed a lower court judge's order for Meadows to comply with the subpoena from the Fulton County grand jury.
  • "We have reviewed the arguments raised by Appellant and find them to be manifestly without merit," they wrote.

 

Where are all the TT Trumpists now? 

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3 hours ago, AlexTr said:

Where are all the TT Trumpists now? 

 

Bravely off to fight the fascists in Ukraine - not!

 

Too bad the name of the orange monster who started it all isn't listed among the guilty. 

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40 minutes ago, silty1 said:

Too bad the name of the orange monster who started it all isn't listed among the guilty. 

 

Yes but I do get the feeling that the noose is around his neck and tightening, albeit slowly!

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