The Left is willing to do anything to accomplish their agenda. Even the pushing for the ultimate price won’t stop them.
And these top Democrats were caught threatening Trump’s life.
Ever since Trump was indicted recently, many people have been talking about how much of a witch hunt all of these cases are.
That’s true, it’s obviously a way to make Trump’s campaign for re-election as difficult as possible.
But what people aren’t talking too much about is the reality of the charges that have been brought against him.
We aren’t talking about a slap on the wrist or a couple months in jail.
No, if Trump gets a bad judge or jury, they could even take his life.
The indictment issued by Special Counsel Jack Smith on Tuesday against former President Donald Trump for his participation in seeking to challenge the results of the 2020 presidential election includes multiple serious offenses, including one punishable by death.
18 U.S.C. 241, “Conspiracy Against Rights,” carries a maximum sentence of ten years in federal prison. However, it adds that if the activities specified by this provision result in death, the perpetrator may be executed:
If two or more persons conspire to injure, oppress, threaten, or intimidate any person in any State, Territory, Commonwealth, Possession, or District in the free exercise or enjoyment of any right or privilege secured to him by the Constitution or laws of the United States, or because of his having so exercised the same; or
If two or more persons go in disguise on the highway, or on the premises of another, with intent to prevent or hinder his free exercise or enjoyment of any right or privilege so secured—
They shall be fined under this title or imprisoned not more than ten years, or both; and if death results from the acts committed in violation of this section or if such acts include kidnapping or an attempt to kidnap, aggravated sexual abuse or an attempt to commit aggravated sexual abuse, or an attempt to kill, they shall be fined under this title or imprisoned for any term of years or for life, or both, or may be sentenced to death.
Ashli Babbitt, a rioter shot by a law enforcement officer, died as a result of the Capitol riot on January 6, which Smith said Tuesday was caused by Trump’s election claims. Democrats, on the other hand, have blamed Trump for the deaths of multiple demonstrators and Capitol Police officers.
Democrats and some of Trump’s Republican opponents have also tried to blame him for apparent rioter attempts to kidnap then-Vice President Mike Pence and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA). Smith could make the same case.
Other alleged violations in Trump’s January 6 indictment carry significant jail sentences as penalties:
18 U.S.C. 371 – Conspiracy to Defraud the United States – the maximum penalty is five years in prison, though penalties can be reduced if the conspiracy is to conduct a misdemeanor; in such instance, the sentence cannot be more severe than the maximum for that felony.
18 U.S.C. 1512 (k) – Conspiracy to Obstruct an Official Proceeding – Originally intended to penalize witness tampering, this statute carries a maximum sentence of 20 years in federal prison for anyone who “obstructs, influences, or impedes any official proceeding.”
18 U.S.C. 1512 (c) – Obstruction of and Attempt to Obstruction an Official Proceeding carries a maximum sentence of 20 years in prison.
If Trump is convicted of all four offenses and receives the maximum non-lethal penalty, he may face a 55-year prison sentence if the penalties are served consecutively.
This, along with the potential 460-year prison term in the “documents” case, which Smith is pursuing in federal court in Miami, raises Trump’s maximum federal prison term to 515 years, or more than half a millennium.
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