11 June 2024 link politics news

🧑‍⚖️ Convictions of Biden’s Son and Trump Put the Justice System on Trial — The New York Times

But under tremendous political pressure, 12 jurors in both cases appear to have taken their jobs seriously, weighing the evidence and delivering convictions. The system seemed to work more or less as it is supposed to.

The contrast in reactions here is truly insane. I wish it were surprising, but it’s obviously not given the state of the GOP. I’m a big fan of Representative Raskin and I think he nails it:

Compare and contrast the difference in reaction between the Republicans and the Democrats,” Mr. Raskin said. The Republicans are attacking our entire system of justice and the rule of law because they don’t like the way that one case came out, whereas the son of the president of the United States is prosecuted and I don’t hear a single Democrat crying foul.”

he rests his case…

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