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Acquit Trump in the Hush-Money Case

Posted on AllSides May 29th, 2024
From The Right
Justice, Donald Trump, Hush Money, New York
Julia Nikhinson/Pool via Reuters

Manhattan district attorney Alvin Bragg should never have indicted the so-called hush-money case against former president Donald Trump. And now Judge Juan Merchan should throw the case out, or the jury should acquit Trump, for the simple reason that Bragg has failed to prove the charges.

In 2022, the DA rejected the push for an indictment by some of his subordinates. He revived the prosecution in 2023 only after another ambitious Democrat, Attorney General Letitia James, was lauded by New York progressives for bringing a sprawling, victimless civil-fraud case Bragg had...

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