Why Are So Many of Trump’s Alleged Co-Conspirators Lawyers?
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The second federal indictment of Donald Trump describes conduct that posed a profound threat to our constitutional democracy — conduct that deserves serious punishment if proven. But the former president did not act alone. At least five and perhaps all six of the individuals who are alleged to have conspired with Mr. Trump to strip millions of Americans of their right to have their votes counted had a special duty to protect our constitutional system. They were lawyers.
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Pearlstein, Deborah, "Why Are So Many of Trump’s Alleged Co-Conspirators Lawyers?" (2023). Online Publications. 95.