The 16 faux Trump electors which were charged in Michigan are going through prisons if convicted that might imply that the majority of them would spend the remainder of their lives behind bars.
Kathy Berden, 70, of Snover
William (Hank) Choate, 72, of Cement Metropolis
Amy Facchinello, 55, of Grand Blanc
Clifford Frost, 75, of Warren
Stanley Grot, 71, of Shelby Township
John Haggard, 82, of Charlevoix
Mary-Ann Henry, 65, of Brighton
Timothy King, 56, of Ypsilanti
Michele Lundgren, 73, of Detroit
Meshawn Maddock, 55, of Milford
James Renner, 76, of Lansing
Mayra Rodriguez, 64, of Grosse Pointe Farms
Rose Rook, 81, of Paw Paw
Marian Sheridan, 69, of West Bloomfield
Ken Thompson, 68, of Orleans
Kent Vanderwood, 69, of Wyoming
Every defendant has been charged with:
One rely of Conspiracy to Commit Forgery, a 14-year felony,
Two counts of Forgery, a 14-year felony,
One rely of Conspiracy to Commit Uttering and Publishing, a 14-year felony,
One rely of Uttering and Publishing, a 14-year felony,
One rely of Conspiracy to Commit Election Legislation Forgery, a 5-year felony, and,
Two counts of Election Legislation Forgery, a 5-year felony.
The youngest of the Trump faux electors is 55 years outdated. If every of those people is tried and convicted, even when they keep away from most sentences, they’re more likely to by no means spend one other day exterior of jail.
The query that continues to be unanswered is why these folks would throw away their lives to commit crimes for Donald Trump. The felony costs are critical, and since they’re state-level costs, the faux electors can’t rely on a pardon from Trump if he ever returns to the White Home to bail them out.
If these individuals are convicted, it ought to function a deterrent to anybody sooner or later who would possibly contemplate taking part in a plot to steal a presidential election.
Jason is the managing editor. He’s additionally a White Home Press Pool and a Congressional correspondent for PoliticusUSA. Jason has a Bachelor’s Diploma in Political Science. His graduate work targeted on public coverage, with a specialization in social reform actions.
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