James Carville

Cal Thomas: Indictments and ham sandwiches

Cal Thomas: Indictments and ham sandwiches

In considering the indictment of former Donald Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort and an associate, I am reminded of former Bill Clinton aide and defender James Carville's line about the ability of a grand jury to "indict a ham sandwich."

Mr. Manafort and a longtime business partner, Rick Gates, pleaded not guilty to all 12 counts against them. Mr. Manafort is under house arrest after posting an outrageously high bond of $10 million. Mr. Gates' bond was set at $5 million. George Papadopoulos, who was a foreign policy advisor to the Trump campaign, has pleaded guilty to making a false statement to the FBI about his foreign contacts with several top Russian...

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