Schiff: Trump May ‘Face The Real Prospect Of Jail Time’ After Leaving Office

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House Intelligence Committee Ranking Member Adam Schiff (D-CA) said Sunday that President Donald Trump may “face the real prospect of jail time” after he leaves the White House, given allegations by prosecutors in the Southern District of the New York regarding Trump’s involvement in campaign finance violations carried out by Michael Cohen.

“There’s a very real prospect that on the day Donald Trump leaves office, the Justice Department may indict him, that he may be the first president in quite some time to face the real prospect of jail time,” Schiff told CBS News’ Margaret Brennan.

“We have been discussing the issue of pardons the President may offer to people or dangle in front of people,” Schiff said. “The bigger pardon question may come down the road, as the next president has to determine whether to pardon Donald Trump.”

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  1. Avatar for tena tena says:

    It’s sure looking like I might get what I wanted for Christmas this year.

  2. Avatar for j.dave j.dave says:

    Schiff breaks out the “J” word!

    Treason’s Greetings, everybody!

  3. John Schindler agrees.

  4. So glad that Congressman Schiff is in office and will helm the House Intelligence Committee. He is intelligent and even keeled. We are in good hands.

  5. Avatar for tena tena says:

    He’s also tough. I like that.

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