Turley: One of Raskin’s claims about Trump was ‘breathtaking’ and ‘chilling’

Turley: One of Raskin’s claims about Trump was ‘breathtaking’ and ‘chilling’
Jamie Raskin (Image: YouTube screen grab)

[Ed. – What’s so surprising by Democrats making up their own rules as they go along? This has become their M.O. as a party.]

George Washington University law professor Jonathan Turley followed last week’s impeachment trial against former President Trump very closely. …

Turley found several more glaring holes in the Democrats’ arguments last week as they tried to convict him on inciting an insurrection. One argument in particular Turley found to be “breathtaking” and “chilling” – when lead impeachment manager Jamie Raskin (MD) suggested that Trump was guilty because he refused to show up and testify.

“If you decline this invitation, we reserve any and all rights, including the right to establish at trial that your refusal to testify supports a strong adverse inference regarding your actions (and inaction) on January 6, 2021,” Rep. Raskin wrote to Trump, essentially arguing that the former president needed to testify or his silence equals guilt.

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