Lincoln Project celebrates felony conviction of Donald Trump
US President Donald Trump speaks during a retreat with Republican lawmakers at Camp David in Thurmont, Maryland, January 6, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / SAUL LOEB (Photo credit should read SAUL LOEB/AFP via Getty Images)

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The political consultants assert vindication after the trial.

In the immediate aftermath of former President Donald Trump’s unprecedented conviction on 34 counts in a New York hush money trial, a group dedicated to undermining him is celebrating.

“With today’s ruling, Trump is a convicted criminal who’s running for President to roll back individual rights and wreck our democracy,” reads a statement from The Lincoln Project.

The group added that the conviction will matter little to Republicans or the candidate poised to officially get the GOP’s nomination this Summer.

“Sadly, Trump can’t be shamed into doing the right thing by stepping away from the nomination, while his MAGA sycophants care so little for the rule of law that they will join him in his quest for power no matter what laws he breaks or norms he destroys.”

The organization finishes its statement with an appeal to the citizenry at large.

“The Lincoln Project always maintained that no matter the outcome of the trial, Trump is a danger to democracy and must be defeated at the ballot box. Now, Americans need to ask themselves, do they really think that if this dangerous criminal is elected, he will defend the nation and protect their interests?”

Trump’s scheme to pay adult film star Stormy Daniels included 11 fake invoices, 12 fake ledger entries, and 11 checks classifying the hush money as a “legal retainer,” with nine of them signed by the former President.

An appeal is likely to follow, but the timing of that process is unknown.

A.G. Gancarski

A.G. Gancarski has written for since 2014. He is based in Northeast Florida. He can be reached at [email protected] or on Twitter: @AGGancarski


  • Criminal

    May 30, 2024 at 5:30 pm

    And he had the opportunity to take the stand !! He couldn’t because he knew he’s a lying criminal

  • My Take

    May 30, 2024 at 5:47 pm

    Convicted Criminal Trump
    Convicted Felon Trump
    Take your pick but always use one or similar.

  • Paul Passarelli

    May 30, 2024 at 5:51 pm

    Kangaroo Court. The “conviction” is meaningless.

    • My Take

      May 30, 2024 at 5:58 pm

      Meaningless to the TrumpTrash.
      But maybe not independents.

    • Ocean Joe

      May 30, 2024 at 6:24 pm

      Paul is correct. Partly because Trump is above the law, so for him and his followers it doesn’t matter. I dont think it will change a single vote.
      The obvious reason for the verdict is that the courtroom was freezing and the jury came to a quick decision over a pile of burning chair legs.
      As for Donald, the trail of wreckage, personal and public, he leaves in his wake will continue.

  • Bwj

    May 30, 2024 at 5:52 pm

    Man up Donald and take responsibility for your actions. Maybe you’ll get probation

  • Joe

    May 30, 2024 at 6:00 pm


    The bastard gets just a little of what he deserves.

  • Ocean Joe

    May 30, 2024 at 6:20 pm

    Embarrassing that Lincoln Project didnt have a video ready to go. They are slipping.

  • Sundance

    May 30, 2024 at 7:57 pm

    Kangaroo is a hop in discipline you court..
    You still have charges.
    You are in non or violent courts procedures.
    Do al is in non violent
    And violent is saten

  • MH/Duuuval

    May 30, 2024 at 8:40 pm

    Trump will appeal, appeal, appeal — primarily because his adherents, big and little, shower him with their money to keep paying attorneys who need the work.

  • Michael Anthony Valente

    May 31, 2024 at 10:49 pm

    Amazing how Michael Cohen can be guilty and go to jail, while Trump is “a victim”

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