(D) Michael Bennet*
(R) Joe O’Dea
(D) Jared Polis*
(R) Heidi Ganahl
(A) D. Neuschwanger
(D) Phil Weiser*
(R) John Kellner
(D) Dave Young*
(R) Lang Sias
(D) Jena Griswold*
(R) Pam Anderson
(D) Diana DeGette*
(D) Joe Neguse*
(R) Lauren Boebert*
(D) Adam Frisch
(R) Ken Buck*
(D) Ike McCorkle
(R) Doug Lamborn*
(D) David Torres
(D) Jason Crow*
(R) Steven Monahan
(D) Brittany Pettersen
(R) Erik Aadland
(D) Yadira Caraveo
(R) Barbara Kirkmeyer
“Our chief want is someone who will inspire us to be what we know we could be.”
–Ralph Waldo Emerson
Is Tina Peters in handcuffs yet?
No, but she’s got until July 26 to come up with $236,000 for a hand recount of her election results. So does Ron Hanks.
I just talked to Dano. He can't post from his office, but he said she was arrested last night in Pitkin County and bonded out an hour later. The SOS has stated there will be no recount on Peters' loss to Anderson.
'Tis true. Here's the link:https://www.thedenverchannel.com/news/politics/warrant-issued-for-arrest-of-tina-peters-for-violating-bond-conditions-protection-order
I’m guessing that Jenna Griswold will not take a post-dated check from Peters.
So sad for Tina Peters. Her usefulness to the MAGA crowd has ended. Once she gets out of jail, not even MAGAs will remember who she was. But in true Andy Warhol fashion, she did get her 15 minutes of fame.
She got more like 45 minutes. Fifteen minutes each time she was arrested.
I don’t get it. Why was she able to post bond on a warrant ordering her arrest for violating bond?
Don’t bond violators stay jailed until they see a judge? Can any lawyers explain this?
westslope, I’m not an attorney, but here’s my explanation.
Despite the appearance of a bail condition being violated, bail will likely be granted for misdemeanors until there is a judge ruling there is a bond violation. So far, Tina Peters has not had any of her bail bonds forfeited. In her most recent appearance, Judge Barrett accepted the attorney’s tale that HE was responsible for Peters not knowing she couldn’t travel. The judge then lectured her sternly, but quashed the arrest warrant for bail violations and did not revoke her bail.
So, in the eyes of the judicial system (justice being blind, after all), Peters is still considered an innocent citizen.
So, Peters adds ANOTHER misdemeanor charge to her list. It will be interesting to see if the DA wants to file a motion on her felony bond or not.
Peters has court dates on August 5 for her arraignment on the felony and misdemeanor charges. As of yet, no hearing on the court docket before that, so I'm guessing Peters will be able to enjoy her freedom at least until Monday.
Does Colorado still have a "three strikes and your out" law?
Yes, but only for felonies.
Steve Bannon convicted. Zero surprise. Now we await his sentencing and inevitable appeal. Who else wishes he would just disappear in a sinkhole?
How long were they out for? Maybe they just wanted lunch on the court's dime.
I don't think they got lunch. Less than 3 hours of deliberation.
They thought about it for three hours; in this thread:
That does sound enticing…but watching him be publicly humiliated has a certain attraction to it.
So three of the Secret Service agents involved in the "Trump take hold of the steering wheel" incident have lawyered up in preparation for the sworn testimony to the 1/6 Committee
Tired of Tina Peters shenanigans? Too bad.
She’s still throwing tantrums, publishing an unhinged Facebook video attacking both of rhe judges on her case. And trying to fundraise off her scofflaw celebrity. Anne Landman wrote the story:
This is rhe same Judge Barrett that gave Teepee the benefit of the doubt, and did NOT incarcerate her with no bond for violating her bond conditions.
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