Trump Administration Should Investigate Clinton Scandals

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No one is above the law, and no citizen should get a “get out jail free” card just because she is a powerful politician.
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U.S.A.-( President Obama’s legacy is one of eight years of incredible scandal and abuse of power. I pray the new administration will conduct itself within the laws and begin the restoration of the rule of law in Washington.

The temptation for the new president will be to move on and leave the Clinton gang alone, and that would be a mistake. Here’s what I wrote on the topic earlier this week in USA Today.

President-elect Donald Trump seems to be harboring misgivings about the investigation and possible prosecution of Hillary Clinton for her email, national security and Clinton Foundation pay-for-play scandals. The president-elect has said that he “does not want to hurt the Clintons,” and that is very gracious. But Clinton’s transgressions were not committed against him personally; they were committed against the nation at large. And it is to the American people that she must be held accountable.

Clinton did not commit these acts of malfeasance as a private citizen. And kindly concerns about her personal well being should not be allowed to halt, or even hamstring, a thorough investigation of her flagrant wrongdoing. More than a century ago, President Grover Cleveland declared, “A public office is a public trust.” And there is now every reason to believe that Clinton used the former to violate the latter.

For more than two years, Secretary Clinton avoided any serious criminal investigation of her various misdeeds. President Obama, and officials in his administration, defended and excused her misconduct. Few Americans trust the current FBI or Justice Department leadership to investigate or prosecute Clinton. In fact, reports detail that the Justice Department is suppressing the FBI’s attempts to seriously investigate the Clinton Foundation.

That is why Trump must commit his administration to a serious, independent investigation of the very serious Clinton national security, email and pay-to-play scandals. If Trump’s appointees continue the Obama administration’s politicized spiking of a criminal investigation of Clinton, it would be a betrayal of his promise to the American people to “drain the swamp” of out-of-control corruption in Washington, D.C.

President-elect Trump should focus on healing the broken justice system, affirm the rule of law and allow his attorney general, either directly or through a special prosecutor, to investigate the Clinton scandals.

No one is above the law, and no citizen should get a “get out jail free” card just because she is a powerful politician.

As you well know – and thanks to your support – we at Judicial Watch won’t rely on the politicians to do the hard work of ferreting out corruption in government. Though we’d welcome an agressive new approach by the Trump administration, we will vigorously pursue accountability through our independent investigations and lawsuits.

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Well, a few days ago I finished reading “Hillary’s America: The Secret History of the Democratic Party”
Book by Dinesh D’Souza, and can say unequivocally that her and her accomplices should be investigated. She must be accountable and prosecuted to fullest extend of the law just like any else would be.


All in due time, the MAN isn’t even in office yet. THEN HANG THE BITC$ TO THE FULLEST EXTENT OF THE LAW!!!! JUST SO LONG AS SHE ENDS UP IN “”GITMO


The ONLY way HRC wouldn’t be prosecuted would be if BHO issued her a full pardon. Trump should, if he really fills she has suffered enough, force BHO’s hand in this matter, by holding true to his word, Lock Her Up! The suspected criminal activity of the Clintons had gone on for decades and really should not be ignored by any justice department. No one is wishing ill will, but if improprieties have occurred, restitution is mandatory.


A pardon won’t happen because Obummer will be gone before any indictment or charges are filed.


Eric, I could be wrong, I feel at my age I’m allowed one/day, but the way I understand the presidential pardon, it can done at anytime, even before investigation, indictment, prosecution and sentencing. Kinda cool huh, especially if the president “owes” ya.


BillyB & Wild Bill,

Thank you for commenting. I have to admit I’m not well versed in the particulars of a Presidential Pardon. I imagine most laymen aren’t.

I suppose I shouldn’t be surprised. I was naive to believe one had to be indicted or charged. I should have realized that a Presidential Pardon amounts to free “Get-out-of-jail” card to be used anytime.

If Barry does issue a pardon it will be a testament of her guilt. Clearly, a pardon will show that he believes she is guilt contrary to what he has previously stated.

Thanks guys.

Wild Bill

CA, Presidential pardons are for offenses against the United States (even uncharged, unindicted, unconvicted offenses).


Yes the investigation must continue AND prosecution is a must.
That was one of the key factors that Trump was running on. It was also one of the many reasons he won the election.
People have had it with dishonesty and corruption. If Trump does not continue his efforts to prosecute her he has violated Americas trust. Therefore he is no better then the Clinton.
Trump should confiscate the Clinton Foundation and build the wall!


hillary broke the laws so arrest her,prosecute her. Then apply the full justice of the law when she is found guilty. Taking advantage of the public when holding office . By breaking our laws,exposing our nations secrets to our enemies,putting our agents in danger, continuing lying about it and then changing her lies to adjust to the constant change in the evidence. She should be made an example of with the harshest of sentences. To send a signal to all future law breakers in govt.. Never again.

Jon F Martin

I agree, but disagree with the first comment. Criminal charges should (must?) include restitution. They got rich illegaly. Take it back to fund the trial, and insure the demise of the Clinton Foundation.

Ron H

Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act of 1970. A smart forensic accountant could drain Clinton’s ill-gotten gains dry.


Before they put the b***h, her pedophile husband and ugly daughter in jail for a year for each criminal offense, they should confiscate all ill-gotten gains that includes all cash and property, then fine each one no less than $200 million. Their spider web of “friends” that helped conspire and participate in illegal activities should also be put in the big house with the rest of the real criminals – not the white collar easy place that Marion Barry went to. IMHO, of course.

JW emphassis misplaced

Clinton’s career is over. She will not hold future office. Making her a martyr for the left is ill advised. There are better uses for public funds than this. We constantly complain about the federal budget but are willing to throw taxpayer money down a rat hole for limited results. Surely there are currently serving politicos who have engaged in criminal acts where the funds would make more sense? JW does a great public service, but in this instance they need to slay the next dragon – not kick the one on its last breath anyway. The best and most… Read more »


And if we took your advice, we would be showing that laws do not matter, only money. When is it important enough for you? Clinton may not have political office, but the foundation continues to fund her spread of criminality. Her daughter shows signs of following in her parents footsteps. How many times must they break the law before it matters to you? “When they came for the gays/gypsies I did nothing.” Think it through.

Wild Bill

@Cecil, Well said!


I agree. It’s a matter of principal. I don’t expect her to go to prison. It would be nice though, but I imagine and hope at least a plea bargain to never run for public office again and prohibit the Clinton Foundation from future politics with DOJ oversight.

She shouldn’t be above the law and a impartial and complete investigation should be conducted and let the chips fall.

JW emphassis misplaced

I respect principles. I also respect the level necessary to prove a case in court beyond a reasonable doubt. I’m not much for tilting at windmills. Clinton’s situation has been so seriously mishandled, the evidence tainted and compromised, that getting anything through the courts is a crap shoot. You want bread and circuses – go for it. A third rate lawyer at this point would have a field day. Is that acceptable? Of course not. But it is what it is. I’d rather see JW go after Pelosi, Warner and a few others we probably could all name. I think… Read more »


What about President Nixon?


Dave, Nixon is dead, or aren’t you aware of that ?