Lincoln Project: America Needs to Wake Up
Trump’s Indictment Won’t Stop Candidacy

August 1, 2023
Reed Galen and Rick Wilson, co-founders of The Lincoln Project, release the following statement on Trump’s indictment: 

“Trump was indicted tonight for trying to turn the “Big Lie” – that he won the election – into an attempt to stop the peaceful transfer of power. This is just one more example showing the depravity and ruthlessness Trump is willing to employ in obtaining power for himself and his parasitic family. 

“The nation needs to wake up to the very real threat that Trump will win the presidency. He IS the Republican nominee. He IS leading in the polls against Joe Biden. The MAGA GOP is a cult that no longer cares about the rule of law and wants to send Trump back to the White House. No indictment is going to stop his campaign. 

“All Americans must realize the only choice before voters is between a functioning democracy versus a disgraced former President who tried to overthrow the government. There is only one functioning party in America that cares about the rule of law and believes in democracy – and President Joe Biden is its candidate.”

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