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The Hill: The fantasy that indictments will stop Donald Trump is fading fast

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First published in The Hill.

You can find anything on the internet, and one of those things is a countdown clock that tracks exactly how many days, hours, minutes and seconds remain until Election Day 2024. As those minutes slip by and Donald Trump continues to dominate the Republican primary field, a scary truth is coming into sharper focus.

The cavalry is not coming. Neither the courts nor other Republicans appear likely to stop Donald Trump in time for the general election. Legal theories about how he might be disqualified face an enormous uphill battle. Anybody waiting for a deus ex machina moment that sweeps Trump from the scene is wishcasting in an increasingly dangerous way.

Read the full article in The Hill.