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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.

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“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.”

“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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‘They just fired on us’: Horrifying videos of cops ‘using journalists for target practice’ in Minneapolis

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Journalists covering the protests in Minneapolis reported on being targeted by police on Saturday.

Multiple reports -- including live coverage on CNN -- showed police firing rubber bullets at journalists.

It’s open season on the media for the cops in Minneapolis. Evil. https://t.co/ZR3Nnf9ofH

— Nick Stellini (@StelliniTweets) May 31, 2020

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About 75% of Trump’s proposed coronavirus capital gains tax cut would go to the top 1% of earners

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Roughly three-quarters of the benefits from the capital gains tax cut floated by President Donald Trump as part of the administration's coronavirus relief plan would go to the top 1% of earners, according to the Tax Policy Center.

Trump has repeatedly floated a cut to capital gains taxes, which are taxes paid by investors on profits made when an asset, like stock or real estate, is sold. The capital gains tax rate is already 35% lower than the top income tax rate, and only about 6% of households in the bottom 80% of earners claim any capital gains, meaning the overwhelming majority of benefits would flow to the wealthy.

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By undoing Obama’s nursing home regulations, Trump opened the door for the deaths we’re seeing

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Years before the nation's nursing homes experienced a heavy COVID-19 death toll, the Trump administration rolled back the federal rules and regulations put in place by the Obama administration aimed at improving infection control in these kinds of facilities.

In an October 2016 edition of the Federal Register, the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services published rules and regulations requiring long term care facilities "to develop an Infection Prevention and Control Program that includes an Antibiotic Stewardship Program and designate at least one Infection Preventionist"

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