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Republican Convention Initiative to Nominate Candidates that have a Better Chance to Help the Party Nationwide

July 16, 2020

Where there was no Republican primary, delegates are not bound to the Trump and Pence ticket.
Repubs are upset and very worried that without coattails, they will lose local, state, congressional votes
. . . tens of thousands of Americans have died recently. Trump cannot expect to win women vote due to his history of exploiting them and his public demonstrations for decades of bigotry.
Todays questions for the WH :
1) What are your reaction and plans for the Republican Convention initiative to deny Donald Trump and Mike Pence the nomination?
Since many state primaries were not held in 2020, delegates are not bound to support the incumbent administration.
2) Many Republicans are afraid of landslide losses both in congressional elections and local races and will mount a credible campaign to nominate stronger candidates that have a chance to win back the White House for Republicans and help the party at the local, state, and congressional races.
Follow-Up Question:
 Even though Trump and Pence will lose reelection, is the administration willing to do more to help public health in all 50 states, provide appropriations to help schools implement accommodations in order to hold classes, and help those 20 million Americans who have lost their jobs receive job training and unemployment insurance so that they will be able to support their families and local economic communities this Fall and Winter?
Yours truly,
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Good News: Prevailing Westerly Winds are Blowing Hard Toward White House – Time to Eject the Ideas of Trump Around the Covid 19 Virus, Gun Controls, School Openings, etc. etc. etc.

Hoax of the Day from DC – Discredit medical science and spin the truth and reality. Instead, promote the babble of a former TV game show host as if he is an authority on the Centers for Disease Control.

Mr. Trump’s haughty new york attitude is not healthy or reasonable. It would be better if we had no president in the White House than continue tomorrow with the Pence-Trump Covid 19 Task Force.

This author has a native New Yorker as a roommate. We both have emigrated to Northern California where a more balanced attitude prevails in the populace.

Yes, the good news is that the winds of health and safety are blowing toward our nation’s capital… if only Trump and his ball-less staffers would listen and take immediate action.

Please respond with specifics of how to implement plans.

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WH Fact Checkers Having a Field Day with Trump, Pence, and New Press Secretary Statements since last Monday

Presidential tweets from Camp David this weekend are adding to fact checker burn out.

We should figure that everything from the White House between May and November is a political speech propaganda. Consider this: Over 30 thousand lies have been communicated since January 2017 and countless misleading statements have been made.

The rules for the Trump Administration have been different from the prior 44 presidents. Now in an election year, things will get not better, as will the death toll associated with Covid 19.

It could be amuzing how Trump will put a positive spin on death.

The list of others to blame is also increasing.

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New Humourous Book coming out, soon: AMERICAN HUMOR DURING THE 2020 (2019) CORONA-BEER-VIRUS DISINFORMATION CAMPAIGN triggered by the DJ-Trump-Mike Pence White House

American humor during the 2020 coronabeerviral disinformation Campaign triggered by the Tump-Pence White House -( Spring 2020 prior to the Electoral College vote ) – United States (and disjointed) States of America –

Tune into Pandora music radio, Channel 5 (CBS in San Fran), WLS-TV and Radio (in Chicago), the Daily-Journal (printed in Santa Mateo, Northern California), the Indianapolis Star (still printed in Indy), and the South Bend Tribune (printing outsourced to Latino/Latina minority-small-business in Niles, Michigan). Details will be released during Holy Week prior to Easter Sunday (April 12, 2020).

The book is co-authored by Princess V. von Dailey (a Canadian), Jessie R. Cooksey (of Berkeley, CA), and D. A. F. N. “Buck” Dailey (baptized Catholic and presently of Woodside’s Max’s Scout Services & Communications of the Americas, formerly a college student at Indiana University and the University of California, Santa Cruz; currently publishing six web-blogs * , who are currently shopping for venture capitalist in the Shallow Alto and Smenlo Park, Northern California Areas near Silicon Valley) !!!

 

Stay tuned . . . the Caltrain is coming up and down the San Francisco Peninsula and the Silicon Valley from Gilroy (from the south) to San Francisco (5th and King Streets) with stops in Sunnyvale (location of Lockheed-Martin and Google, Inc.), Palo Alto (location of Leland Stanford Junior University, and multiple venture capitalists), Smenlo Park (where skyscrapters are beginning, home of Facebook, the Menlo Park Fire Pretection District [reponsders at 9-11], and more venture capitalist firms, and “Deadwood With” (site of nightclub and topless bar close=downs, Santa Mateo (where the Princess hangs out with her publisher), and Colma (there are millions of dead bodies buried here, a larger population of people than Oakland-San Jose – and San Francisco combined)/

  • Buck  Bruggner-Dailey has not been hit by an on-coming Caltrain yet, but he has already lost his hearing at the upper range… good thing dogs can respond to his dog whistle!DSCF0128

 

Part VII in the Covid-19 Series: “Social Distancining does NOT mean ‘social isolation'”

Mother Earth – Friday, March 13, 2020 – SOCIAL DISTANCING SHOULD NOT MEAN ‘SOCIAL ISOLATION’ –

Retired public health and safety official David A. Dailey is against recent decisions “in the name of safety” to keep people away from community and sporting events. The very essence of modern life is being destroyed by well-meaning administrators, who are cancelling evnts and not offering any alternatives.

To gut NCAA “March Madness” tournaments and deny fans anticipated enjoyment and eliminating student-athletes the annual opportunity to compete for a coveted national championship – a chance of a lifetime – is just plain awful. Would college football cancel giving out a Heisman Trophy one year because of something like ‘social distancing’?!?

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This Trophy was First Awarded about 10 Years After George Gipp Passed-Away with Pneumonia

Dr. Dailey would not trade his 1976 National Championship at Indiana University for any other collegiate experience. That senior year around the 32-0 mens basketball team will always be extra special. To think that anyone would be denied the opportunity to play in and win “The Big Dance” is practically unthinkable.

PSA #3 Regarding Covid-19 Issues – Prevention Methods / Epidemiology that Most Healthcare Professions Agree – Plus Resilience Building of People (Host), Taking Action (Environment), and Managing the Viral Threats (Agent)

Making Effective Attempts to Manage the Public Health Scare (March 7, 2020) –

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There are more than a dozen things that competent healthcare and medical research professionals agree should be done now. Taking a look at the big picture, the Indiana University School of Public Health has published eight aspects of Total Wellness:

8 Dimensions of Wellness

 

In general, do what you would normally do. Do not feel that you have to cancel all instances where you may contact any virus. If you are feeling well and have a resilience/resistance to acquiring an illness, do not worry. Worry and anxiety could lower one’s natural defenses.

To be on the safe side, tweek your routine. Particularly if you can think of ways to lower your potential exposure to pathogens. Remember, people get colds and three-day flu this time of year annually. In addition, eliminate unhealthy habits.

Apply the Host – Agent – Environment analysis. Knowledgable people understand that they have more control over ‘host factors.’ Therefore, take action about how the host may become more resilient toward the agent. Some environmental factors may be beyond peoples’ ability to control. The characteristics of the viral agent are often specific.

The Covid 19 Virus is a new phenomenon. Medical researchers are beginning to understand this virus’ characteristics. There are a number of things that healthcare professionals recommend should be done to prevent the spread of this strain, pneumonia, and other viruses.

  1. How to manage coughing – If possible, cough in a room alone and clean up after thyself. My Mom always told me that coughing is good – this action naturally gets bad stuff out of your body. Maintain your good manners and practice common sense.
  2. Sneezing into disposable tissue is recommended. Droplets could be dispersed more than 18 inches away.
  3. How not to touch the eyes, nose, and mouth with contaminated hands. Be more vigilant and less careless.
  4. Personal hygiene is very important. In particular, washing hands must be done with at least 20 seconds of running water. Water removes the germs from your fingers, palm, and wrists.
  5. Eat well. Take vitamins. Keep to the correct schedule for taking prescribed medicines. A good diet will help keep your resilience high.
  6. Practice ‘universal precautions.’ If one expels blood or other bodily fluids, clean it up. An effective, inexpensive way to cleanse potentially contaminated areas is a 10% solution of bleach. Utilize personal protective equipment, such as disposable gloves during housekeeping.
  7. Exercise the best you can; remember, not everyone can work out like a triathlete.
  8. Sleep well. Sleep more and take naps if you are not feeling your best. If you are stuck at work, ask the boss tor a long break or the rest of the day off.
  9. Isolation and separation of people…
  10. Obtaining medical care: Do so immediately when it is necessary!
  11. Self-care is a daily responsibility. Clean bodies can frustrate ‘Mr. Germ.”
  12. “Ready – Set – Go “  Emergency responders are promoting this approach in California. Planning and preparation should be completed before an urgent contingency/hazard is encountered. Get ready for viral exposures – Set up prevention and mitigation measures – then GO ahead and implement the prescribed procedures in a timely and effective manner with trained and qualified personnel, necessary equipment, and the required support services and follow up,
  13. Be proactive . . . and use “common sense.” Notice that “common sense” is not so common. In fact, in the book Lessons Learned from Dogs, the author points out that dogs seem to be smarter than 50% of human beings.
  14. Avoid harmful habits. Change your routine to make it safer and healthier.
  15. Maintain a positive attitude. Negativity, worry, anxiety, and certain triggering events can lower a person’s ability to fight off onset of illness, injury, and disease.
  16. Think about the health of others. If taking care of yourself is not your priority, think about other peoples’ health and safety. This should be your motivation. Do not do anything that exposes vulnerable humans and other living things to harm.

 

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Vote for DAD in 2020 – Vote GREEN 2020! “… and Nurture Nature”

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Proponent D.A.D. for Civil Rights, Peace, and Consumer Rights

(The Dailey Sun-Chronicles ~ October 29, 2019)   Hawaii, Colorado, Indiana, and California Green Party member – David A. “Buck” Dailey – announced at a local function that he is taking up supporters’ challenges to run for the United States Congress, in the Hawai’i Second Congressional District now represented by presidential candidate Tulsi Gabbard .

Buck stated, “that it was important to have another congressperson that can work cooperatively with all Americans and team with like-minded people in Congress. “ Other announced candidates may not work out with constituents nor citizenship from the other 49 states and U.S. territories. As a Green Party candidate, he plans to win the “court of public opinion” versus candidates from the Republican and Democratic parties.

The “D. A. D. 4 U. S. Congress” platform includes:

  • Restore faith and confidence in federally-managed programs.
  • Be reasonable with demands on government and quasi-government agencies.
  • Reaffirm ‘States’ Rights’, with the exception of federal adjudication.
  • Let county governments work on more important issues that biking. Fund their health care programs without the “middle-man” of state government administration costs.
  • Promote diversity training to include all nationalities.
  • Urge state police to focus on higher priorities than soccer-mom driving.
  • Protect consumer rights.
  • Demand that local elected and appointed officials solve their internal problems.
  • Find better means of energy consumption and public transportation.
  • Restore regional public transit quality and bus services to communities.
  • Apply all ten Green Party principles to federal government.
  • Appropriate funds for employment and retraining of U.S. high school graduates, before offering more green-cards and work visas.
  • Support implementation of the Green New Deal.
  • Re-sign American support for the Paris Accord designed to protect the Earth
  • Allow Puerto Rico and the District of Columbia to become the 51st and 52nd
  • Ensure proper Veterans Administration benefits, reeducation, and professional services.
  • Reform the federal tax code.
  • Impeach Donald J. Trump and his Hoosier-born Vice President M. Pence.
  • Aid stay-at-home moms, caretakers, and dads.
  • Determine an equitable immigration system that encourages naturalization.
  • Plan to improve education, for both public schools and private entities: a) at home, b) in schools, and c) during after-school activities [i.e. Menlo Park Lyceum].
  • Facilitate air quality boards, clean water agencies, and local zoning commissions revise improved public policies.
  • Put an end to the “Yellow Dragon” Asian acquisition of the American land, treasures, and assets.
  • Apply the Monroe Doctrine toward Communism, except for the improvement of Cuban relations.
  • Help the United States Postal Service.
  • Support elected officials who have represented the people very well.
  • Subsidize American farmers.
  • Protect all species of plants and animals in Hawai’i.
  • Build an improved infrastructure throughout the nation, with priorities given to clean water projects.
  • Work with the offices of United States Senators Brian Schatz and Mazie Hirono, particularly after 2016 congressional hearings discussing the dreaded houseless populations and the 2018 supreme court judiciary hearings.
  • Facilitate the needs of small business owners and operators.
  • Endorse that the Americas take issues in prayer to God, first. Then involve clergy, legislatures, social workers, courts, neighbors, and friends.
  • Maintain national defense without misdirecting funds for non-military projects.
  • Improve international relations.
  • Utilize ‘The Brothers’ for issue resolution and decrease stressors on the court systems.
  • Support NASA initiatives, but reject Trump’s military Space Force.
  • Observe and honor The Bill of Rights.
  • Allow Christians to behave as Christians; more will appreciate learning about the life of Jesus Christ, Son of God and the B. V. M.
  • Reform or abolish the so-called Patriot Act.
  • Respect personal liberties and freedom.
  • Seek reparations for native Hawai’ians for loss of land.
  • Guarantee water rights for all Hawai’ians.
  • Tweak the Constitution only as necessary.
  • Make housing more affordable, safer, and livable!

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Editors’ Notes:

D.A.D. has earned Certified Safety Professional (CSP), Certified Manager (CM), and Registered Environmental Assessor (REA) designations with a M.S. in Public Health and Safety from Indiana University at Bloomington and also received two post-graduate certificates from the University of California, Santa Cruz (UCSC). He supports activities of Occupy San Francisco Peninsula, local high school districts, and has also practiced as a legislative advocate in three and as a paralegal in two states.

Buck was born in South Bend, Indiana, home of the University of Notre Dame, in December 1953.

In 1992, D.A.D. lost an U.S. congressional race [to Anna Eshoo who is still employed in the D. C. ~ giving away American jobs locally via visas and green-cards] and in 1994 he tried to obtain more votes than popular Stanford Law Professor Tom Campbell to work in Sacramento becoming a California State Senator for human rights and services. D.A.D. spent over seven years at Lockheed during the Cold War, which was about seven years after earning his masters from Indiana University at Bloomington. After service between 2003 and 2008 as a California Departments of Public Health and Health Services’ Health Facilities Evaluator, he was illegally terminated and narrowly lost his judicial appeal versus current California Attorney General Kamala Harris, who now insists on running from the United States Senate to the presidency.

D.A.D. is a Past President of the Sons of the American Revolution – Silicon Valley Chapter – State (California) Director of the National Safety Management Society, former International Director of Communications for the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE), Past President of three Toastmaster clubs, and officer of two San Francisco Bay Area chapters of the ASSE.

Buck Dailey is a proud parent and publisher, author of books, screenplays, and web-blogs, Obama campaigner during his last presidential race, comedian and humorist, sports and culinary critic, business administrator, and environmental, health, security, and safety engineer.

DAD fell “in love at first site” in 2002 when he was on the island with his wife and daughter while attending the Maui Writers Conference in Wailea. He and his wife moved to the Pacific Coast in 1980 from the Midwest. Their daughter, now an Interior Designer, graduated from Menlo-Atherton High School, Las Lomitas Elementary School, and San Francisco State University. DAD’s wife and he operated preschools in San Francisco, then in West Menlo Park, for over 30 years. This indicates their sincere belief in good education for all.

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Attention: U.S. Senators from Indiana, Iowa, Mississippi, Nebraska, Kansas, Colorado, Arizona, Maine, and oh West Virginia !! [we don’t need more hearings to conclude that DJT is GUILTY of misdeeds . . . Vote “yea” during impeachment trial] . . . For God’s and the USA’s Sake!

Open Letter to United States Senators – Members of the Impeachment Jury:

For our country’s, the Earth’s, and God’s Sake = Vote “yea”

Dear Senator

As a juror in the upcoming Impeachment trial, we ask that you place non-partisan interests in the future integrity of U.S. elections and improved international relations foremost.

So much is at stake. History books will reflect on the righteousness of your vote. Your constituents will remember whether sound judgment was used in the interest of our society and welfare domestically and around the world.

Evidence is compelling to impeach and remove Mr. Trump for his misdeeds, allowing the Republican Party to nominate a better person for a fair election in 2020.

Just think: What will become of our children and grandchildren?

Sincerely,

David A. Dailey

 

p.s. If you are looking for useful information to make an informed decision, check out any of Max’s Scout Services & Communication’s web-blogs; URL = http://www.MaxsScoutServicesLLC.wordpress.com

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p.s Please vote for Impeachment AND removal from office. Trump has sinned many times.

family secret . . . The B.D. Fund for “Nurture Nature” Environmental and Conservation Issues

Look for the New “Nurture Nature” T-Shirts to be available for purchase, with a large portion of proceeds going to protect our Earthly environment and conservation efforts from Florida west to Hawai’i.

Wandervogel Diary

The relationship I had with my father left much to be desired. He was always a distant and troubled man and, after his divorce from our mother, a largely absent figure in my life. By the time he died in 1988, we were virtually estranged.

He responded to this sorry situation by designating me as his executor and left me with a neatly organized file drawer of materials as a legacy of his life, as well as a bundle of cash and mementos to distribute fairly between me, my sister, and brother. As I studied the contents of these files, it was as if my father were speaking to me from beyond the grave, summing up his life for me and its meaning. It was a spare, meticulous, and eloquent presentation which left me free to draw my own conclusions, as if being drawn into a give-and-take conversation.

I understood…

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Open Letter to the Trump-Pence Administration: Please Resign and Retain Some Measure of Dignity!!

September 29, 2019                          Volume 9, Issue 4                   ***** Edition

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Nixon and Agnew resigned, thus a Republican-American precedent has been set and the bar has been lowered.

The White House is now worse than the singular drama of a Teapot Dome (1920s) or a Watergate (1970s).

From campaign finance, treason, violations of the Emoluments Clause of the US Constitution, to other high crimes and misdemeanors, aside from ethics and international peace, here’s how the gun-loving D.J. Trump and homophobic Vice President Pence Administration have run afoul of the American law.

  1. Campaign Finance Violations

  2. Bribery

  3. Honest Services Fraud

  4. Extortion

  5. Witness Intimidation

  6. Obstructing Justice

  7. Conspiracy

1. CAMPAIGN FINANCE VIOLATION

It’s a crime for an American to ask a foreigner for help winning a U.S. election.

The whistleblower warned Trump appeared to be doing exactly that, in what legal experts said looks like the strongest case that Trump may have broken the law in the Ukraine saga.

“There’s a strong argument that the president’s conduct violates federal campaign finance law, although I wouldn’t say it’s a slam-dunk case,” said Richard Hasen, a specialist on election law at the University of California Irvine.

A theoretical future prosecutor would need to demonstrate that Trump sought something of value for his reelection from Ukraine’s president, and that he knew the law says he shouldn’t.

In case you forgot: Trump’s inner circle, including his son Don Jr. and the top brass of his campaign, narrowly skated past this one during the Russian investigation, after Special Counsel Robert Mueller concluded that neither of those clauses could be fulfilled.

The whistleblower warned Trump appeared to be doing exactly that, in what legal experts said looks like the strongest case that Trump may have broken the law in the Ukraine saga.

Proving the monetary value of a Biden investigation would be tricky, but expert analysis could be used to show the value exceeds the $25,000 required for a felony, said Hasen, since overall spending in the 2020 election is expected to be in the billions.

And the fact that Trump’s inner circle was investigated by Mueller for this potential crime could be used as evidence that he should have known the rules.

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2. BRIBERY

Trump’s interaction with the Ukrainian president could potentially count as soliciting a bribe, former prosecutors said.

“The same law that makes it a crime to offer a bribe also makes it a crime to ask for one,” said Patrick Cotter, a former New York prosecutor who helped bring down the mobster John Gotti.

Bribery as defined by 18 USC 201 includes a public official seeking “anything of value” for influencing a public act.

“Trump has exposure for soliciting a bribe under Section 201,” wrote Harry Sandick, a former New York prosecutor, adding that bribery may be “the strongest of any of the proposed lines of charging.”

3. HONEST SERVICES FRAUD

Trump’s behavior toward Ukraine could count as honest services fraud, according to Barbara McQuade, Detroit’s former top federal prosecutor.

“The theory is that by performing an official act in exchange for personal gain, a public official defrauds his constituents of his honest services to make decisions and take actions that are in the best interests of the public,” McQuade wrote Wednesday on the Just Security blog.

Other legal experts agreed.

“I find McQuade’s argument convincing,” wrote Jens David Ohlin, vice dean of Cornell Law School, in response to an email from VICE News. “Though, as she notes, the Supreme Court has severely limited the doctrine. It would have been much easier to describe this as honest services fraud ten years ago before these Supreme Court rulings.”

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4. EXTORTION

There’s a fine line between bribery and extortion, from the law’s point of view.

The difference generally hinges on whether the person being asked for a payout is more like an accomplice, or more like a victim, Cotter said. If the person is being threatened, then it may be extortion, he said.

The whistleblower said Trump personally issued instructions to suspend almost $400 million worth of security aid to Ukraine, shortly before pressing Zelensky to “look into” Biden.

But the episode represents a close call, said Sandick, and the nitty-gritty details are crucial.

“It depends on whether Trump is seeking tangible, transferable property, like actual evidence of Biden’s crimes, or whether he is seeking something intangible (an ‘investigation’),” Sandick wrote. “Extortion has been interpreted narrowly to preclude a prosecution when the property sought is purely intangible and non-transferable.”

Extortion seems unlikely to apply to this case, given the language of the relevant federal statute, said Robert Eatinger, former acting general counsel for the CIA.

5. WITNESS INTIMIDATION

After the whistleblower’s complaint emerged, Trump called the source “almost a spy,” before apparently making a dark allusion to capital punishment for treason.

“You know what we used to do in the old days when we were smart? Right? The spies and treason, we used to handle it a little differently than we do now,” Trump said.

Afterwards, top House Democrats accused Trump of witness intimidation and of obstructing their impeachment inquiry.

“The President’s comments today constitute reprehensible witness intimidation and an attempt to obstruct Congress’ impeachment inquiry,” they wrote in a joint letter on Thursday.

But Trump has argued in the past that some of his most incendiary public comments were really just jokes, and he could do so here as well, said Sandick.

“I think that Trump would argue that he was being colorful and not actually threatening to kill the whistleblower,” Sandick said. “I wouldn’t charge it based on what we know now.”

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6. OBSTRUCTION OF JUSTICE

The whistleblower wrote that after Trump’s infamous July 25 phone call with Ukraine’s president, the White House went into “lock down.”

At the advice of White House lawyers, officials took the unorthodox step of moving records of the call into a separate system for protecting highly classified documents.

“That was very unusual,” said Larry Pfeiffer, whose career in intelligence included serving as White House Situation Room director in the Obama administration.

“The White House staff is walking on perilous ground here,” said Duncan Levin, a former New York prosecutor. “That could be a violation of obstruction of justice.”

It remains unclear who made the decision. And any theoretical obstruction charge would depend on important details, including the corrupt intent to obstruct and the existence of a pending investigation or legal proceeding.

“Obstruction is one of the harder cases to bring,” said Rocah. “You’d have to show they were covering it up not just because it looks bad, but because Congress or the DOJ was going to be looking into it.”

Yet this would hardly be the first time Trump’s been accused of obstructing justice. Mueller’s report outlined multiple instances of obstructive behavior, in evidence so damning that over 1,000 former prosecutors signed a joint letter stating that anyone else would have been charged.

The president can’t be indicted while in office, according to DOJ policy, and Mueller said that meant he couldn’t reach a final decision on whether Trump committed obstruction.

7. CONSPIRACY

Reaching an agreement with others to commit any of these other crimes would set up the possibility of a conspiracy charge.

“A conspiracy is just folks getting together to commit a crime,” said Cotter. “You could potentially have conspiracy to commit honest services fraud, conspiracy to obstruct justice or conspiracy to solicit a bribe.”

A conspiracy charge requires not just an agreement, however, but also at least one overt act.

That’s not easy to prove. Mueller, for example, evaluated whether to bring conspiracy charges against members of the Trump campaign for participating in Russia’s election interference activities, but ultimately decided the evidence was insufficient to prove the case beyond a reasonable doubt.

“There’s a strong argument that the president’s conduct violates federal campaign finance law, although I wouldn’t say it’s a slam-dunk case,” said Richard Hasen, a specialist on election law at the University of California Irvine.

A theoretical future prosecutor would need to demonstrate that Trump sought something of value for his reelection from Ukraine’s president, and that he knew the law says he shouldn’t.

In case you forgot: Trump’s inner circle, including his son Don Jr. and the top brass of his campaign, narrowly skated past this one during the Russian investigation, after Special Counsel Robert Mueller concluded that neither of those clauses could be fulfilled

Proving the monetary value of a Biden investigation would be tricky, but expert analysis could be used to show the value exceeds the $25,000 required for a felony, said Hasen, since overall spending in the 2020 election is expected to be in the billions.

And the fact that Trump’s inner circle was investigated by Mueller for this potential crime could be used as evidence that he should have known the rules.

Even Fox News legal analyst Judge Andrew Napolitano thinks the evidence looks strong against Trump on this one.

“Trump apparently personally and directly committed the crime for which he claimed Mueller exonerated him,” Napolitano concluded.

The Department of Justice, however, said that after reviewing the record of Trump’s Ukraine phone call, it found “there was no campaign finance violation and that no further action was warranted.”

That decision has been criticized by legal experts.

Read: Trump’s Ukraine Scandal Is Also Attorney General Bill Barr’s Scandal

“It doesn’t sound like they interviewed the whistleblower or anybody involved,” said Nick Akerman, a former member of the Nixon-era Whitewater prosecution team. “They didn’t really do a criminal investigation. The whole thing was just put under the rug.”

Thanks to Greg Walters of The Week for this reporting.

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Indeed, the mere fact that there is so much corruption prevents any single episode … but it is the totality that matters. A corrupt ‘miasma’ has enveloped Washington. For generations, both parties upheld that the government would abide rules, laws, and norms dividing from all presidents’ personal and political interests.

The norm of bureaucratic professionalism and fairness is a pillar of the political legitimacy and economic strength of the American system, the thing that separates countries like the U.S. from countries like Russia, North Korea, Saudi Arabia, and China The decay of American culture is difficult to quantify since 2017, but the signs are everywhere. ‘Trump’s stench’ is slowly seeping into every corner of government.

To be sure intimidating a novice foreign leader and threaten to weaken Ukraine’s national defenses, dovetails neatly with Trump’s pro-Russian stance. Fact: The N.Y. Post reports that Trump is using the aid, which enjoys bipartisan support, as an extortion device.

By conscripting foreign countries to rough up U. S. citizens and domestic political rivals, Trump has been fracking new ground.

During the ’16 presidential campaign, Trump denied concerns about the unprecedented conflicts of interest that would arise from him running a business – at the same time he wields enormous international power. Republicans in Congress have behaved with no concern whatsoever about Trump’s corruption, refusing to take even modest steps like compelling the release of his tax returns, which he had three years ago promised to reveal.

“… Corrupt the Entire Government”

By Jonathan Chait -From the New Yorker Magazine – 9-9-2019

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The following by David A. F. N. Dailey – The Sun Chronicles – September 23, 2019

 

As my Mom would say, “This president is killing me.”

 

It is worse than University of Notre Dame Band getting beat up by the #3 University of Georgia football team. Both behaviors are criminal. They say the POTUS cannot be indicted for criminal acts.

 

Ivanka Trump‘s father is more interested in a good photo opportunity than protecting my family and friends from death. I am comforted that we presently do not have any young adults serving in the military under DJ Trump’s command.

 

I wish Ivanka Trump and family would do an intervention and get their father to resign; even Nixon and VP Spiro Agnew were able to resign with some dignity.