November 29, 2022

Politico: Bail Reform Hurt Democrats in New York During the Midterms

Politico on Sunday explained that the “bail reform” championed by Democrats across the county hurt their party — especially in New York — during the 2022 midterm elections. “Republicans across the country campaigned on crime. Nowhere did it resonate more than in New York,” Politico’s Anna Gronewold wrote. Across the country, over the past few years

Republican Lee Zeldin May Declare a ‘Crime’ Emergency to Fix Bail Reform if Elected New York Governor

Rep. Lee Zeldin (R-NY), who is running as the Republican nominee in New York’s gubernatorial race, told the New York Post that he might declare a state of “emergency” on crime to take care of the state’s bail-reform laws if he is elected as governor. “One of the items … I would be consulting with counsel on

Democrat John Fetterman in 2018 Speech: U.S. Must ‘Get Rid of Cash Bail’

Pennsylvania Lt. Gov. John Fetterman (D), running against Mehmet Oz (R) for the state’s open United States Senate seat, suggested in a 2018 speech that the United States “get rid of cash bail” for suspects accused of crimes. In the newly unearthed audio, Fetterman suggests at the Pennsylvania Young Democrats Convention in August 2018 that

MANAFORT JAILED: Bail Revoked For Alleged Witness Tampering.

A federal judge in Washington, D.C., revoked former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort’s bail Friday, imprisoning Manafort pending the start of his criminal trial. U.S. District Court Judge Amy Berman Jackson concluded that special counsel Robert Mueller credibly alleged that Manafort encouraged two witnesses to lie to investigators, compromising the credibility of his upcoming trial. […]

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