“A National Divorce” – Pardoning Trump Is Top of Ramaswamy’s List to Unite Divided Americans

In a recent appearance on ABC’s “This Week,” Ramaswamy discussed his views on key issues, including the possibility of pardoning former President Donald Trump and his concerns about constitutional precedents. Here’s the full story.

The Interview

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Ramaswamy, who is currently polling second among GOP presidential candidates in some national polls, made a compelling argument for his candidacy during the interview.

His Thoughts on Trump

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He agreed that while it might be easier for him if Donald Trump were eliminated from the competition, he firmly opposes the idea of forcing the former president out of the race, despite the four indictments against him.

National Divorce

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Ramaswamy said, “I think we continue to set a dangerous precedent. I do not want us to see us march to some kind of national divorce. And I am worried.”

Becoming a Banana Republic

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“That day by day, we’re itching in a dark direction for this country. I do not want to see another day like January 6 in this country. But I think the way that we’re going to get there is by moving this nation forward – not by engaging in vengeance-driven prosecution to eliminate one man from running, becoming some sort of banana republic,” he added.

Allowing Political Parties to Select Its Nominee

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Ramaswamy shared the importance of allowing the political party to select its nominee and, subsequently, for the people in the general election to choose their president.

Fundamental Principles

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He highlighted that this process, although foreign to some, reflects the fundamental principles of the American political system.

Reignite the Economy

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The candidate also provided insight into his vision for the country, emphasizing the need to reignite the economy, reunite the nation, and declare independence from adversaries.

I Would Go Further Than Trump

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He said, “I’ve offered unprecedented clarity on how I would go further than Trump in advancing that America First agenda in a way that brings all Americans together. And unlike many in the media, I’m not rooting for division by using a trial or four trials about one man to make that the basis for a referendum on an election.”

Ramaswamy Will Pardon Trump

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On the matter of pardoning Donald Trump, Ramaswamy said, “Now, what I have said is clear. If Donald Trump is the nominee, yes, I will support him. And if I’m president, yes, I will pardon him, because that will help reunite the country. But it’s not the most important thing I’m gonna do as the next president. It is the table stakes for moving this country forward.”

The Indictment

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He contended that the 49-page indictment in the Mar-a-Lago classified documents case did not mention the Presidential Records Act and criticized the Espionage Act.

Un-American Statute in History

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He said, “I think the Espionage Act under which Trump was charged is the most un-American statute in our history.”

Trump Encouraged Peaceful Protest

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Addressing the January 6 riot in the U.S. Capitol, Ramaswamy disagreed with the characterization of Trump’s encouragement as incitement to storm the Capitol.

Not a Crime

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Ramaswamy said, “Peaceful protest is what Donald Trump encouraged. Is that what I would have done that day under those circumstances? No. But I do think that’s different from a crime.”

Get Rid of Unconstitutional Fourth Branch of Government

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“We spend a lot of time talking about the Trump family. I want to talk about American families – where do we lead this country? What are we actually running to? How do we shut down the administrative state that is the source of that illegal prosecution against Trump? That’s what I’m focused on – how we get rid of that unconstitutional fourth branch of government,” he concluded.

Twitter Users Expressed Their Views

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Several social media users shared their thoughts on the incident.

One Twitter user wrote, “He wants to be the next president of the USA but doesn’t have his own identity and is very scared of losing so relying on Trump.”

Pardoning Trump Is the Right Thing to Do

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Another user added, “Pardoning Trump is the right thing to do because it is not illegal to challenge the results of an election. I am not concerned about being united with people who don’t share the love of this country and its principles.”

Nothing Will Unite Us

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A third user commented, “I want him to pardon Trump and anyone else that has been a victim of this injustice. However, I see nothing uniting us. You can’t make me believe there are more than 2 genders, men should compete in women’s sports, and adults attracted to kids are okay.”

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