Ask A Genius 507 – Legally Binding (1)
March 9, 2019
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Scott Douglas Jacobsen: Is this showing that the legal system isn’t working in the United States with Manafort getting sentenced and a whole stream of people coming through from the Trump Administration?
Rick Rosner: Off-tape, you asked what’s up with Trump. I said, “It depends,” because it has gone from a timeline to being stuck in chocolate pudding or quicksand. It is a big ball of mess.
Whether the legal system is working, it is yet to be seen, as Trump has added two conservative judges. One more hacky than the other. Gorsuch may have some integrity. Kavanaugh, we have yet to tell.
He has been a political hack his entire career He was very angry about the way that he was treated. He may turn out to be a Clarence Thomas, who has spent the last 25 years pissed off by the way he was treated during hearings.
We do not know if the court will act with integrity or shield Trump. In terms of individual cases, Manafort, who is a very bad guy, will possibly go to jail for the rest of his life, prison.
The country wasn’t galvanized. Some were galvanized the entire time. But even half the Republicans supported him as he left the White House, but 88% of Republicans currently support Trump; even though, a bunch of historians confirms the corruption.
They say Trump’s corruption is indisputably the highest in the history of the country, more than Nixon or Harding. Even though, he is supported by most Republicans. How things will go, if the support drops to 60%, then, maybe, some of the Republicans in the House and the Senate start to decide that he is not the horse that they want to bet on.
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