Trump Sees His Future As Former French President Sarkozy Convicted On Corruption Expenses

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Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy was discovered responsible of corruption and influence-peddling and given a confinement sentence of 1 yr.

The AP reported:

A Paris court docket on Monday discovered French former President Nicolas Sarkozy responsible of corruption and influence-peddling and sentenced him to at least one yr in jail and a two-year suspended sentence.

The 66-year-old politician, who was president from 2007 to 2012, was convicted for having tried to illegally receive data from a senior Justice of the Peace in 2014 a couple of authorized motion by which he was concerned.

It’s the first time in trendy historical past {that a} former French president has been convicted of corruption.

The idea of present and former high-ranking leaders being convicted by courts for legal exercise is one thing that hasn’t occurred in the US, but it surely may occur to Donald Trump. Trump’s pal Netanyahu in Israel is on trial for corruption, whereas he’s nonetheless trying to carry on to energy.

Republicans gave Trump roughly an hour and a half to ramble at CPAC on Sunday, and they’re pretending that every little thing is okay and a Trump comeback is within the playing cards.

In the actual world, legal costs are bearing down on Trump like a freight practice in the course of the night time, and Sarkozy’s conviction may present a glimpse into the previous president’s future.

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