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Joyce White Vance, a former U.S. attorney in Alabama, is a professor at the University of Alabama School of Law.
U.S. attorneys don’t have the resources to prosecute all crimes. Shouldn’t they focus on people who present the greatest threat?
The Justice Department protects unindicted people. But that means people who can be charged, unlike Trump.
Even strict abortion laws make exceptions for rape and incest. But this one has “Supreme Court” written all over it.
The president’s reluctance to agree that Russia interfered in 2016 means he has delayed taking crucial steps to safeguard future elections.
Michael Cohen, in his testimony before Congress, was an example of how someone who has stood before a judge at the lowest moment of his life, acknowledging participation in criminal acts, can become a credible witness.
What started as an FBI investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election has spawned multiple investigations of other possible crimes. And that increases the legal exposure for Trump.
Only elected representatives, not prosecutors, can hold Trump accountable.