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Republicans must stand back and let justice take its course

The GOP’s attack on the American legal system in defence of the conman Donald Trump is threatening the very credibility and standing of the United States itself

Donald Trump, the former US president: the FBI is investigating whether a former president and commander-in-chief of US armed forces may have committed treason. Picture: Getty

The net is closing around Donald Trump. The former and possibly future US president is facing multiple criminal and/or civil investigations, in Manhattan, Atlanta, Washington DC and the state of New York. The FBI searched his mansion in Florida in pursuit of top-secret documents he allegedly refused to return. The January 6 Congressional committee hearings into last year’s mob assault on Capitol Hill will resume next month.

The investigations into Trump, and the accusations levelled ...