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08-20-2018, 08:59 AM

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Originally Posted by Sofla View Post
It was Susan McDougal's opinion that would happen to her if she testified to Ken Starr's grand jury, so she took jailing under a contempt charge instead.



Her view was that if she answered, she would be charged with perjury.

But a perjury trap is where there is no other other crime being investigated, and so, setting up perjury is the only charge really being sought, to manufacture one where otherwise none exist.

That really isn't Mueller's situation here, imo. He is looking at obstruction of justice, among other actual crimes. And PDJT's mens rea is an important fact regarding that inquiry, but may have been revealed by WH Counsel's Don McGahn's cooperative 30 hours of testimony already. As it turns out his defense attorney also represents Reince Preibus and Sean Spicer, both of whom were knowledgeable about some of these same meetings and discussions.
Thanks, but that still isn't an instance of someone who has not lied being charged with and convicted of perjury.
  
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