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MSNBC legal analyst reveals the quickest path to indicting Donald Trump using Mueller’s findings

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Breaking down what is known so far from Robert Mueller’s investigation of Donald Trump, MSNBC’s Danny Cevallos outlined the obstacles to indicting a sitting president and explained the simplest way to bring Trump before a judge.

According to Cevallos — a former criminal defense attorney –, he doesn’t believe that Trump faces immediate indictment because that could only come after impeachment, which is problematic with Republican majority Senate.

“I’m part of the minority that believes that the sitting president may not be indicted,” he confessed. “There are two pieces of evidence. Number one: it’s structural. The Constitution says a president shall be impeached, removed, and then subject to trial. The second is practical. If you arrest him, you arrest the entire executive branch. The vice president doesn’t step in unless and until impeachment and removal.”

After explaining the statute of limitations on crimes that may have been committed by the president, Cevallos proposed a scenario describing the earliest time Trump could face indictment — short of impeachment.

“Generally, federal laws have a statute of limitation of about five years, we just use that for an example,” he explained. “With conspiracy, the conspiracy statute of limitation starts running from the date of the last conspirator’s act. For example, if an act was committed last week, you add five years.”

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“Now we’re potentially assuming President Trump might be a one-term president, you’re outside the first term and he’s a citizen again,” he elaborated. “He can conceivably be indicted while a citizen and you avoid the entire thorny issue of whether or not you can indict a president.”

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Iran announces breakup of ‘CIA spy ring,’ some sentenced to death

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Iran has captured 17 spies allegedly working for the US Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) and some have been sentenced to death, Iranian media reported on Monday, amid soaring tensions between Tehran and Washington.

The agencies "successfully dismantled a (CIA) spy network," the head of counter-intelligence at the Iranian intelligence ministry, whose identity was not revealed, told reporters in Tehran.

"Those who deliberately betrayed the country were handed to the judiciary... some were sentenced to death and some to long-term imprisonment."

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MSNBC’s Morning Joe drops hammer on Trump’s hateful slurs: ‘This is a new level of racism’

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MSNBC's Joe Scarborough said President Donald Trump believes the four Democratic congresswomen he's been attacking aren't capable of being fully American because they're not white.

The "Morning Joe" host said Trump's recent attacks on those first-year lawmakers had followed a familiar pattern, but Scarborough warned the president had taken those racist provocations to a new level by suggesting that people of color aren't capable of loving their country.

"They're not white," Scarborough said. "Clearly, (he) is suggesting (because) they're not white, they're foreign, even though they're not, and also, very interesting in that press conference -- that presser when the president said, 'They're just lucky to be where they are.' That's Donald Trump saying, you know what? Given that they're women and they're from Somalia or from wherever, Detroit, from Cincinnati, regardless, they're just lucky to be where they are."

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Rep. Ocasio-Cortez: Trump’s agenda driven by ‘ethnicity and racism’

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At town hall event, New York Democrat says Trump "relished" racist chant directed at fellow lawmaker

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez sustained her criticism of President Donald Trump's immigration policies and rhetoric on Saturday, and said that what's driving his agenda is "ethnicity and racism."

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