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Trump Indictment: What You Need to Read/Know
The news is coming fast and furious about Donald Trump indictment on 37 felony counts related to retaining classified information, obstructing justice, and making false statements. Because our information ecosystem is both broken (Thanks, Elon!) and awash in a deluge of ill-formed opinions and outright disinformation, I wanted to provide Message Box subscribers with a handful of reliable articles that put this historic moment in context and provide useful information to rebut your Red Pilled neighbor/uncle/Facebook Friend:
Read the Indictment Itself via the New York Times (with helpful annotations)
“Your 7 biggest questions about Trump’s latest indictment, answered” — A good summary from Vox.
“The Stupidest Crimes Imaginable” — a column from The Atlantic’s David Graham that puts it all in perspective.
“How to Convict Trump” — an analysis of the legal merits of the case from legal experts Norman Eisen, Andrew Weissmann, and Joyce Vance.
An explanation of why Jack Smith is trying the case in Florida — from yesterday’s episode of Pod Save America
Photos from the indictment on how Trump stored the documents — these photos put it all in perspective
Mitt Romney’s Statement on the Trump Indictment — this is the rare statement from a Republican that is’t gaslighting BS.
“What the latest polling says about Trump's classified documents indictment” — a useful summary of the recent polling from NBC News
“Seven of Trump’s false or unsupported claims on the documents investigation” — a good fact check of Trump’s response from CNN’s Daniel Dale
Why Trump’s documents problem is VERY different than Biden’s — a good explainer on how the two cases are different to rebut the main GOP talking point