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To: Thomas M. who wrote (753695)12/8/2021 9:15:16 AM
From: skinowski  Respond to of 762927
 
Sounds like the defendant in question tried to make his behavior “legitimate” because President Trump “authorized” it. (This person carried a baseball bat and a pepper spray and had altercations with the police).

Of course, a President cannot “authorize” actions that are against the law. If the defendant thought he could, he was wrong. What’s shocking is that his lawyers either didn’t know that either, or denied their client proper advice. Very strange.