5 Ways to Debunk the GOP’s Defense of Donald Trump – Attempted Crime Is Still a Crime

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From The Nation: 5 Ways to Debunk the GOP’s Defense of Donald Trump…

“…attempted crime is still crime, and Trump’s ineffectiveness is no defense for his actions. But here, it’s important to understand that the law makes no distinction between “attempted” bribery and bribery. The mere solicitation of the bribe is the crime itself, regardless of whether the bribe is paid. The law contemplates a public official who “directly or indirectly, corruptly demands, seeks, receives, accepts, or agrees to receive or accept anything of value.”

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