Trump ceded the moral high ground on presidential indictments long ago

May 18, 2023

© Patrick Semansky/AP On Oct. 9, 2016, Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump and Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton speak during the second presidential debate at Washington University in St. Louis. Trump ceded the moral high ground on this idea long ago. He has advocated for the prosecutions of each of the last four Democratic presidential nominees — every single one since 2004. Trump at times merely goaded his 2016 rally audiences to go down that road, but at other times he endorsed it. !”Seven years earlier, Flynn spoke to the 2016 Republican National Convention, at which he made waves by leading the crowd in a chant of “lock her up.”