Donald Trump made history countless times the past election — one memorable moment being when he became the first presidential candidate to threaten to imprison the other if elected. “If I win,” he warned, “I’m going to instruct my attorney general to get a special prosecutor to look into your situation, because there’s never been so many lies, so much deception.”Hillary replied that comments like that are why she’s grateful Trump isn’t in charge of the laws of the land, leading to his classic response “because you’d be in jail.”
Many were disappointed when, after he did win, said he wouldn’t be pursuing charges after all.Breitbart ripped Trump as having had broken a campaign promise… but could we see that promise return?
If Hillary dares participate in a recount, Trump’s campaign manager, Kellyanne Conway, indicates that’s a possibility.
Via The HillDonald Trump is being “gracious” by not prosecuting Hillary Clinton for her use of a private email server even though she is going along with an effort to recount ballots in key swing states, Conway said Sunday.
“This is the president-elect’s position right now, and I would say he’s been incredibly gracious and magnanimous to Secretary Clinton at a time when, for whatever reason, her folks are saying they will join in a recount to try to somehow undo the 70-plus electoral votes that he beat her by,” Kellyanne Conway said on CNN’s “State of the Union.”
“She congratulated him, and she conceded to him on election night, and the idea that we are going to drag this out now when the president-elect has been incredibly magnanimous to Clinton and the Obamas is pretty incredible.”
Admittedly, such a threat (if you’d even call it one) is unnecessary, given that Hillary’s own camp doesn’t believe there’s any evidence of interference in the election (nor does the White House), but only decided to participate in the recount after the Green Party’s Jill Stein raised millions for it.And the real kicker: Stein doesn’t even want Hillary’s involvement!
But it would appear Hillary Clinton is not necessarily out of the woods yet.
[Note: This post was written by The Analytical Economist]