Justice Dept. ‘using extortion’ to nail Trump: ‘They’re so hellbent on going after one target’

By Bob Unruh

President Donald J. Trump talks to members of the press along the South Lawn driveway Thursday, Sept. 24, 2020, prior to boarding Marine One en route to Joint Base Andrews, Maryland, to begin his trip to North Carolina and Florida. (Official White House photo by Tia Dufour)
President Donald J. Trump talks to members of the press along the South Lawn driveway Thursday, Sept. 24, 2020, prior to boarding Marine One en route to Joint Base Andrews, Maryland, to begin his trip to North Carolina and Florida. (Official White House photo by Tia Dufour)

The Department of Justice has been accused of using “extortion” in its agenda to indict and even jail President Trump – in what apparently is a scheme to hinder his campaign for president in 2024.

According to a report in Fox News, the accusation comes from a former federal prosecutor.

James Trusty, a former chief of the DOJ’s organized crime unit, said it was an incident that developed in special counsel Jack Smith’s attack on Trump regarding presidential papers, including classified documents, that President Trump had at his Florida home, is concerning.

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The FBI staged an unannounced raid on the home to retrieve the paperwork, and multiple charges have since been filed. That’s even though Joe Biden had many similarly classified documents in his possession in several locations, including an unprotected garage, and even Mike Pence had the same type of documents, but the government has refused to bring a case against either of them.

Further President Trump actually had the power to declassify the documents he had, while Pence and Biden, as vice presidents, didn’t.

The situation that developed involved a DOJ official apparently suggesting a threat to Stanley Woodward.

He’s representing Walt Nauta, a co-defendant in Trump’s documents case.

Trusty explained, “You had a high-level DOJ official – according to a statement submitted as an officer-to-the-court, to a federal judge – told Stanley Woodward, a defense attorney representing Walt Nauta that it would be a shame, essentially, if he endangered his pending judgeship by not flipping Nauta against President Trump.”

The implied threat was first reported in the Guardian, and it said federal prosecutor Jay Bratt, of the DOJ’s National Security Division, raised the issue of Woodward’s application to be considered for a federal judge’s position.

“Woodward appeared before prosecutors in Washington in November 2022, according to the Guardian, over a matter they did not want to talk about by phone. The paper characterized the exchange as one in which Bratt suggested Woodward’s endeavor for a judgeship would be viewed in a more positive light if his client cooperated against his boss – the former president,” Fox explained.

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Trusty said that is “extortion.”

“So the people that we are entrusting in our criminal justice system to fairly and impartially and transparently pursue justice are actually obstructionists because they’re so hellbent on going after one target: President Trump,” he said in an interview with Mark Levin.

Trusty said the Biden DOJ has “no compunction about breaking the rules.”

He also cited other manipulations that appear to be ongoing, such as Smith’s use of a grand jury in Washington, resulting in an indictment in Miami.

Trust also pointed out the radically different treatments provided by the DOJ: prosecuting Trump multiple times for charges that have been described by critics as nothing but political, while refusing to address the massive amounts of evidence of possible criminal behavior in the Biden family business schemes and dealings.

He also charged that it was “obstruction of justice” when a federal prosecutor warned Hunter Biden’s lawyers about a coming search of a storage unit, before the search was conducted.

IMPORTANT NOTE: To their horror, America’s ruling elites failed to knock out Donald Trump during his four years as president via the fabricated Trump-Russia collusion scandal – conceived and funded by the Hillary Clinton campaign, as the Durham report proves – or through two circus-like impeachment trials. Later came “January 6,” a demonstration-turned-riot by Trump supporters who passionately believed, with good reason, that the recent election – and therefore their country – had just been stolen from them. Members of Congress now want to constitutionally bar Trump from again seeking public office for having instigated “an armed insurrection” (no protester was armed) against America.

Then in March, Trump was indicted in New York on 34 counts of falsifying business records, and in June, still more indictments were filed against Trump – 37 federal criminal charges related to his handling of classified documents. Honest legal experts not in league with the Biden administration openly classify these indictments as somewhere between frivolous and idiotic, not to mention grotesquely politically motivated.

The Deep State’s never-ending persecution of Donald Trump, as well as the incredible back story of the totalitarian agenda Trump’s persecutors are attempting to implement in America and why Trump represents a mortal threat to their nefarious designs – is the focus of the blockbuster July issue of WND’s critically acclaimed monthly Whistleblower magazine, titled “THE PERSECUTION OF DONALD TRUMP: Why the ruling elites loathe – and fear – the 45th president.”

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