By John Kanelis / email@example.com
The grand jury has been seated, sworn in and given its task.
It works for the Manhattan, N.Y., district attorney’s office and is being asked to determine whether to indict Donald Trump, the company he owns, anyone who works for him and perhaps even members of the ex-president’s family.
The grand jury is looking for criminal misbehavior.
Hmm. Now I don’t how you look at this, but I would consider this to be a serious wakeup call for Donald Trump that the Manhattan DA’s legal eagles are in hot pursuit of criminality involving the the former POTUS.
To be sure, Trump calls it all “political” and part of what he calls the “greatest witch hunt” in human history … or words to that effect.
He offers no evidence of pure partisanship other than just to call it what he alleges it to be.
I feel the need to remind readers of this blog that grand jurors swear to look objectively at evidence presented to them. Failure to be impartial carries criminal penalties of their own. What sane individual would take such an oath with no intention of being faithful to it?
Oh, wait! Trump took an oath, too, to defend the Constitution and to serve the country with honor and honesty. Do you think he was faithful to his oath? Well, me neither.
Which suggests to me that the grand jury is going to take great care in its pursuit of potential criminal liability in Trump’s business dealings.
So, with that … time to get busy, grand jurors.