Trump ‘can spend the rest of his misanthropic life in prison’

Key members of the Jan. 6 selection committee said Friday that Attorney General Merrick Garland failed to act on the panel’s criminal mandate and accused former President Donald Trump of his actions related to the attack on the U.S. Capitol. He said he would be “really surprised” if no charges were filed.

“I think it’s very important to establish that it’s not just infantrymen who are being prosecuted, but important people,” the commission’s final hearing. “And to send hundreds of infantrymen to prison and leave very obvious dignitaries unprosecuted is just plain wrong.”

In the final episode of Yahoo News’ “Skullduggery” podcast, Ruskin added that Trump “conspired to deceive the government.” [and] American. He traded honest elections for deeply corrupt and rigged elections by false electors. …and he aided, assisted, supported and comforted the rebels on more than one point. …I take very seriously that he faces consequences and is paying for his actions. ”

Rep. Jamie Ruskin and Rep. Adam Schiff are facing a darkwood door surrounded by reporters with cellphones in their hands.

Rep. Jamie Ruskin, D.M.D., followed by Rep. Adam Schiff, D.C., right behind reporters from the closing session of the House Select Committee at the Cannon House Office Building on Capitol Hill. speaks to Friday in Washington, DC (Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

According to Ruskin, Trump was so serious that he “could have spent the rest of his misanthropic life behind bars, possibly with a Secret Service agent… [the Secret Service agents] Are you standing outside the bar or inside the bar? “

Garland recently appointed special counsel Jack Smith to oversee an investigation into Trump’s role in the Jan. 6 attacks and his handling of classified documents he took out of the White House. make a claim. The Justice Department has stepped up its investigation in recent weeks, including subpoenaing Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger to testify about the Jan. 2, 2021 phone call with Trump. While there are clear signs of that, most legal experts say it’s still a long way off. It’s not clear whether the State Department will end up indicting Trump for the Jan. Given that we were unable to find any direct evidence that he did so.

Looking disgruntled, former US President Donald Trump leaves the stage with rows of US flags in the background.

Former President Donald Trump leaves the stage after an event at his home in Mar-a-Lago in West Palm Beach, Fla., Nov. 15. (Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

And at least one of the Commission’s mandates was for inciting riots and providing assistance and comfort, charges that are rarely used and are controversial among civil liberties activists. Asked if he had any qualms about recommending such an indictment that could be used against left-wing protesters in the future, Ruskin, a former constitutional law professor, said, “Not for a second.” answered.

“So, on January 6th, Antifa, who was of course completely absent and invisible, decided to bring 40,000 to 50,000 people to Washington and then beat the police to the ground. If you beat them and slammed them in the face in a Confederate battle, if you stabbed them with a pointed Trump flag, if someone instigated it, I affirm that they should be prosecuted.”