Merrick Garland is doing more to hold Trump accountable than it appears
That Garland is concerned with securing accountability for the worst misdeeds that threatened our system during the last four years is borne out by an array of other initiatives. Most obviously, there are the prosecutions of hundreds of rioters who attacked the Capitol, with the first defendant sentenced to a felony just last week. Last week’s headlines were also dominated by the prosecution of Trump’s allegedly corrupt crony and inaugural committee chair, Thomas Barrack, for allegedly not registering to lobby the government on behalf of the United Arab Emirates and other offenses.
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