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Joe Biden Calls Attacks On Justice System Over Trump Verdict “Reckless” And “Dangerous”: “It’s Irresponsible For Anyone To Say This Was Rigged”

Posted on AllSides May 31st, 2024
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President Joe Biden weighed in on Donald Trump‘s conviction today, defending the judicial process while warning critics that it was “reckless” and “dangerous” to characterize the proceedings as “rigged.”

“The American principle that no one is above the law was reaffirmed,” Biden said, in his first remarks since Trump was found guilty on 34 felony counts of falsifying business records.

“Donald Trump was given every opportunity to defend himself. It was a state case, not a federal case. It was heard by a jury of 12 citizens, 12 Americans, 12 people like you....

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