Michael Knowles on Trump's third indictment: “They want to kill him”

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Citation From the August 2, 2023, edition of The Daily Wire's The Michael Knowles Show

MICHAEL KNOWLES (HOST): One of the potential punishments here is death. They want to kill him. It's not just they want to undermine his campaign in 2016 and spy on him and tap Trump Tower. It's not just they want to impeach him over some nonsense. It's not even just they want to get him to drop out of the presidential race or they wanna even put him behind bars. They want to kill him. They want him dead. They would dance in the streets if this man died, and they would gleefully kill him.

This, according to 18 US Code section 241, one of the charges here is conspiracy against rights and includes a penalty of up to 10 years in federal prison, but it says this: “If death results from the acts committed in violation of this section or if such acts include kidnapping or an attempt to kidnap, aggravated sexual abuse or an attempt to commit aggravated sexual abuse or any attempt to kill, they shall be fined under this title or imprisoned for any term of years or for life or both or maybe sentenced to death.” So you might say, well, look, it's just one potential, punishment involved in just one of the charges here, and it's only if anyone dies, if death results from these acts committed. 

But the liberals have been arguing since day one that Trump is responsible for death on January 6th. And the way that they made that argument is first, they just lied and they said that police officers died because the pro-Trump mob killed them on January 6. That is a complete lie. It never happened. The newspapers had to correct the story. There is one death that did occur though. Ironically, the only death from political violence on January 6th was the death of a Trump supporter killed by a trigger-happy cop at the Capitol. Nevertheless, you read 18 USC Section 241 and say, well, alright, death did result from the acts allegedly committed by Trump here. Again, the notion that he committed these acts is absolutely laughable, but they've made it this far, guys. They impeached him twice, but they impeached him over this. They are bringing so far, what? Three separate indictments, three separate batches of indictments against him. They're gonna have a lot more to come, and they want to kill him. They want to kill him. They mean business.