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Old 4th December 2018, 03:30 PM   #296
Stacyhs
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Originally Posted by dudalb View Post
Yeah, pleading the Fifth is never a good look in a case like this.
The fifth amendment has always been problematical;it's a constitutional right to keep somebody from being forced to confess by coercion,..at least that is what the founding fathers had in mind....but you can't keep people from assuming,,and often rightly...that if you are innocence why even take the fifth?
ANyway, pleading it won't keep Stone from being indicted.
And ,of course, Trumpy's statements on the fifth are guaranteed to break many Irony meters.
It's clear Stone is betting on getting a pardon from Trump. Something Trump has not been very subtle about in his tweets. Only idiots can't connect the dots here.
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