The Christian Science Monitor: Trump indictments: How to tell if they’re ‘political’

The Christian Science Monitor

If former President Donald Trump has a core defense against the indictments accumulating against him, it is that prosecutors are after him not for what he has done, but for who he is.

The First Amendment and the Electoral Count Act will ultimately derail the prosecutions, says Mike Davis, a lawyer and president of the Article III Project, a Washington judicial nonprofit. He says that President Biden greenlighted the “lawfare” against his likely GOP opponent and is very much behind it.

“This is unprecedented, and highly destructive to the American democracy that Democrats are pretending to protect,” Mr. Davis says.

In a way, the damage may already have been done, he adds.

“There’s no going back now. There is no chance that Republicans are not going to retaliate,” Mr. Davis says.

Read the full article HERE.