You are viewing a single comment's thread.

view the rest of the comments →

0
1

[–] lanre 0 points 1 points (+1|-0) ago 

I can think of a lot of reasons, none particularly worthy, more like excuses, but I think the main one is he risks losing all political support from Republican politicians (who don't really like him, but at least he's kinda on their side).

1.) Prosecuting political rivals, even if they might deserve it, makes us look like a corrupt 3rd world nation.

2.) All the evidence was destroyed, the FBI purposely fucked up the investigation, so now it's not a slam dunk case anymore.

3.) Clinton & Co. hatched the Russia conspiracy to cover her ass. As long as the Russia conspiracy hangs around, him prosecuting her would look like a Russian-backed coup, and could cause serious violence and unrest.

So I think at the very least he'll wait until the Russia thing is over. Probably when they arrest and prosecute leakers, have more leverage on Comey and Clinton's co-conspirators, etc. Or he could just say "she's been through enough" and leave her alone, but since she will never let go and will never stop trying to claw her way back into power, and since Trump is unpredictable, maybe he really will send her to jail someday. I sure hope so.