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Dr. Rashad Richey

National TV Political Analyst, Talk Radio Host, Univ. Prof.

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Trump’s own behavior betrays his guilt

Apr 26

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Donald Trump recently summoned his supporters to show up and disrupt the criminal proceedings against him in court. Although few supporters actually showed up to defend the former president, the call reminded some Americans of his rhetoric surrounding Jan. 6, 2021.

Straight Arrow News contributor Dr. Rashad Richey argues that Trump is revealing himself as a man who is clearly guilty of the accusations against him, and warns that those who continue to support him are now pursuing an agenda of lawlessness, anarchy and chaos.

So let’s consider what’s happening now. The court system, you know, co-equal branches of government, he’s a private citizen. He’s in court because he committed crimes. A grand jury indicted him, not a man, not a DA, but a grand jury. They looked at evidence and they said, under the normative rules and the statutory language, Trump violated the law, and it is worthy of indictment. Okay.

Trump has actively called for his supporters to disrupt court proceedings. Why? If you’re innocent, you want the opportunity to show how flimsy the prosecution’s case is. If you did nothing wrong, you want the opportunity to expose those who are unfairly targeting you. But if you’re guilty, you don’t want the proceeding to continue.

Now, Trump is getting a break again. I guarantee you, if Trump was a gangster, okay, gang leader saying these things on social media and in the public, he would have been held in contempt. He would have been arrested and likely not able to qualify for bond. But he’s Trump. Alright. He brought all these things on himself. You got to think about this. Everything he’s experiencing, he brought it on himself. What happened to taking responsibility, being accountable, pulling yourself up by your bootstraps?

Okay, you know, Trump lies all the time. You have to know. He’s an egotistical maniac if Trump wasn’t Trump, but I don’t know, maybe your husband, or brother or dad, you would clearly see, this is a narcissist. Let me correct myself, clinical narcissist, you will not like him. You don’t want your children to be like him. Hell, you don’t want to be like him. But for some reason, this egotistical maniac who had an experience as being President of the United States for four years, and did not deliver what he told you, he would deliver. He gets every break in the world. He gets every excuse imaginable. It’s amazing to me how a billionaire well connected, politically savvy, white male, simply cannot get a break in America. You know, racism did not exist when black people said racism existed, according to many Republicans. But racism does exist. As it relates to fight racism. Literally, this is coming out of the Trump camp. That’s simply one of the nuances he’s proposing. So let’s consider what’s happening now. The court system, you know, co equal branches of government. He’s a private citizen. He’s in court because he committed crimes. A grand jury indicted him not not a man, not a DA but a grand jury. Did they looked at evidence, and they said under the normative rules and the statutory language, Trump violated the law, and it is worthy of indictment. Okay. Trump has actively called for his supporters to disrupt court proceedings. Why? If you’re innocent, you want the opportunity to show how flimsy the prosecution’s case is. If you did nothing wrong, you want the opportunity to expose those who are on fairly targeting you. But if you’re guilty, you don’t want the proceeding to continue. Now Trump is getting a break again, I guarantee you if Trump was a gangster, okay, dang leader saying these things on social media and in the public, he would have been held in contempt. He would have been arrested, and likely not able to qualify for bond. But he’s trumped. All right. He brought all these things on himself. You got to think about this. Everything he’s experiencing, he brought it on himself. What happened to taking responsibility, being accountable, pulling yourself up by your bootstraps. Now keep in mind, all of these individuals who are willing to hold him accountable, because he broke the law, at least based on the standards of a grand jury, when they looked at the evidence per state. What do you think will happen to the prosecutors who dare to step out and say we’re going to treat him like a man and not like a deity? He is no God. He is simply a human being. What do you think will happen to them when he or if he gets power again? Okay. Talk about weaponizing the government. Trump during his four years of being President, he attempted to weaponize the government against Joe Biden, Joe Biden’s son, Hillary Clinton, and many others. What are we going to wake up? Ask that question. But I no longer believe that people who are operating on the other side of this care much about democracy. You see, I think they actually want anarchy so that they can present Trump as order. I think they’re looking for chaos, to somehow uphold Trump as the ideal choice. Even Trump himself. When Democrats or Republicans agreed on the immigration policy or the border policy, Trump himself till Republicans don’t sign. There’s already an agreement. He has this kind of authority over individuals without even having political power. He is not elected to anything. Imagine what happens if you give him power again, if you’re willing to allow what you understand as democracy to leave, vote for Trump. But at least in an imperfect democracy, the people are Always have another opportunity to get it right.

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