Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) sees Paul Manafort’s 47-month sentence for bank and tax fraud as further proof that the criminal justice system is broken.
On Thursday evening, MSNBC’s Ari Melber tweeted that the sentence is “far below” the recommended 20 years, despite “extensive felonies and post-conviction obstruction.” This is a “reminder of the blatant inequalities in our justice system that we all know about, because they reoccur every week in courts across America.”
Agree with AOC. This judge showed bias and prejudice against the prosecution and the Mueller investigation from day one. Congress should investigate and subpoena the judge’s bank records. Follow the money.Exactly. Only a fool would support what we now have as a government. We need more like her who is not afraid to open their mouth.The Justice System in The United States is an absolute travesty.I had to do 5 years for a $20 bag of drugs for use and the petty theft of a quart of oil. For 4 1/2 of the years I served I felt like a victim. But I was an addict. Today I have 8 years clean. I’m journeyman Pipefitter. And totally blessed.Exemplary life – until he was caught. Did the judge think this happened overnight in a vacuum? Poorly reasoned sentence and if I were the prosecutor I would be looking for a money trail.Exemplary life – until he was caught. Did the judge think this happened overnight in a vacuum? Poorly reasoned sentence and if I were the prosecutor I would be looking for a money trail