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@Jennifer Rubin has some ideas to restore justice after Trump. Among them, codify US Atty succession, enact new independent counsel statute that requires report to Congress, allow independent counsel to say out loud that president committed crimes. https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/2020/07/12/ten-ideas-post-trump-reform/
Trump could have saved lives by wearing a mask and urging others to do the same months ago.
President Trump on Saturday wore a mask in public for the first time, after months of resistance. He wore the mask after repeated urging from aides that it was a necessary message to send to Americans. https://nyti.ms/3elknBR
@Ryan Goodman examines whether BOP home confinement conditions precluding Michael Cohen from writing a book violates First Amendment. Who would want to silence Cohen? @Just Security https://www.justsecurity.org/71370/top-experts-bureau-of-prisons-blocking-michael-cohen-book-about-t...
Don’t hold your breath for Barr’s resignation.
My thoughts on Trump’s commutation of Stone in @The Daily Beast. When you know Trump always serves Trump, the logic is easy.
Here's why Trump commuted Stone's sentence, rather than pardoning him. New, from @Barb McQuade https://www.thedailybeast.com/the-big-winner-in-trumps-commutation-of-stone-is-of-course-trump?ref=home
Without 40 months to serve in prison, I imagine Roger Stone now has time to get Trump tattooed on his back next to his tattoo of Richard Nixon. #Ick.