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https://www.cbsnews.com/news/rod-bla...ered-by-trump/

Personally, it is my opinion, Trump is getting a payoff for this.
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"Rod Blagojevich -- 18 years in jail for being stupid and saying things that every other politician, you know that many other politicians say," the president said. "And if you look at what he said he said something to the effect like what do I get ... stupid thing to say. But he's sort of saying ... he's gonna make a U.S. senator, which is a very big deal. And it was foolish ...18 years now. I don't know him other than that he was on 'The Apprentice' for a short period of time."

Stewart was convicted in 2004 on all four counts of obstructing justice and lying to federal investigators about a stock sale. Mr. Trump commented Thursday that Stewart was once one of his biggest fans.

"I think to a certain extent Martha Stewart was harshly and unfairly treated," Mr. Trump said. "And she used to be my biggest fan in the world ... before I became a politician. But that's OK, I don't view it that way."

Those pardon considerations come after Mr. Trump said he will pardon D'Souza, an extremely controversial move, after D'Souza pleaded guilty to violating federal campaign finance laws in 2014.
What non famous person is being pardoned? I think if they got money they pay either money or promises. If they have no money now probably there is a fund somewhere.
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What non famous person is being pardoned? I think if they got money they pay either money or promises. If they have no money now probably there is a fund somewhere.
Yeah sure bribing the multibillionaire, sure that's it.
The lack of evidence "proves" it.

Desouza was targeted because of his political views. Martha Stewart was prosecuted not for the crime but for deceiving the inquisitors. Blagojevich, who knows. But, there is no evidence of bribery.
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Desouza was targeted because of his political views.
Dinesh literally pleaded GUILTY to his felony charges of illegal campaign contributions, and ended up receiving less than the max sentence and serving zero jail time. He was no victim, and there's no evidence at all that he was targeted because of his political views. Nothing but right-wing victimhood mentality on the part of him, his friends, and unfortunately now the president who claimed, again without evidence, that he was treated unfairly by the government.
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Yeah sure bribing the multibillionaire, sure that's it.
The lack of evidence "proves" it.

Desouza was targeted because of his political views. Martha Stewart was prosecuted not for the crime but for deceiving the inquisitors. Blagojevich, who knows. But, there is no evidence of bribery.
what billionaire? I said they're probably bribing Trump
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what billionaire? I said they're probably bribing Trump
You have a problem with cognition.Trump is the billionaire AZWinger was referring to.
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Dinesh literally pleaded GUILTY to his felony charges of illegal campaign contributions, and ended up receiving less than the max sentence and serving zero jail time. He was no victim, and there's no evidence at all that he was targeted because of his political views. Nothing but right-wing victimhood mentality on the part of him, his friends, and unfortunately now the president who claimed, again without evidence, that he was treated unfairly by the government.
Dinesh plead guilty because the government prosecutors said if it went to trial, they would pile on additional charges all for the same single crime that he was accused of. They bullied him into that guilty plea by threatening him with 5 years in Federal prison for a crime that they have NEVER indicted anyone else for in the history of this country. This was done because D'Souza made a film that was critical of Obama and Obama was furious about it and did want tyrants do; he brought the power of the Federal Government down on someone that he disagreed with.
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What non famous person is being pardoned? I think if they got money they pay either money or promises. If they have no money now probably there is a fund somewhere.
I doubt there is any payoff. Frankly I see no reason for pardoning Stewart and especially Bloggo. But what do I know.
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You have a problem with cognition.Trump is the billionaire AZWinger was referring to.
yeah sure
well he might be now
robbing us blind and disregarding the emoluments clause
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Dinesh plead guilty because the government prosecutors said if it went to trial, they would pile on additional charges all for the same single crime that he was accused of. They bullied him into that guilty plea by threatening him with 5 years in Federal prison for a crime that they have NEVER indicted anyone else for in the history of this country. This was done because D'Souza made a film that was critical of Obama and Obama was furious about it and did want tyrants do; he brought the power of the Federal Government down on someone that he disagreed with.
Dinesh is a great propagandist
That is why trump pardoned him
I've heard his schtick and its all Goebbels worthy bull sh*t
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Dinesh is a great propagandist
That is why trump pardoned him
I've heard his schtick and its all Goebbels worthy bull sh*t
And yet you cannot refute the fact that he is the only person ever sent to prison for the crime he was convicted of because Obama used the power of his office to go after a political enemy.
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