Lawyers keep telling judges that former president Donald Trump has immunity regarding everything that happened on January 6. US District Judge Amit Mehta wasn’t buying it and called the charge “simply inappropriate”. The judge was dealing with the meaning of Trump’s refusal to call off the rioters for 187 crucial minutes during the insurrection as they stormed the Capitol building.
About 50 of the more than 720 people charged in the Capitol invasion and destruction have been found guilty, although punishments have tended to be lenient despite the deaths and millions of dollars in damages. Lawyers are finding plenty of work on all sides of this conflict.
The evidence of a planned coup against itself by Donald Trump’s government grows almost daily. We learn this because an elaborate PowerPoint document outlining multiple approaches to stop Biden’s installation as president was created and circulated by then chief of staff Mark Meadows.
This long running divide in American politics has become a toxic stew of religion and women’s rights, amped up with conservative versus liberal ideology. Opponents of vaccine mandates and masking rules appear immune to the contradiction of opposing government intrusion into personal freedom with the desire to regulate what women can and cannot do with personal health issues.
Almost 100 percent of hospitalised deaths due to the pandemic consists of people who are not vaccinated despite the government making it free and easy for everyone. People are actually risking death to show disbelief in medical science and clinging to policies of the Donald Trump administration.
The Prime Minister's Office is said to be keen to coordinate all efforts while the US wants to engage various institutions across the country, as it believes aid will be stuck in Delhi and not get to the states soon enough.
Reports suggest that as many as five million legal cases criminal and civil have been delayed by measures to fight the pandemic. That has affected everyone from advocates to judges to prisoners, litigants seeking redress and aspiring law graduates.
The court said Texas has no basis to file cases against Biden's victory in Georgia, Michigan, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin. The case was filed on Tuesday by Ken Paxton, the Republican Attorney General of Texas and Trump's aide.