Anthony D. Weiner

'Lock her up!' Trump now in bind over his threat to prosecute Hillary Clinton

'Lock her up!' Trump now in bind over his threat to prosecute Hillary Clinton

“Lock her up!” was his supporters’ fervent cry.  

But it’s Donald Trump who may find himself in political shackles, stuck between his followers’ yearning to put Hillary Clinton in jail and his expressed desire to unite a badly fractured country after an election in which he lost the popular vote.

The tension is not likely to dissipate anytime soon. After having pledged to appoint a special prosecutor to investigate Clinton, Trump faces a dilemma: He can either drop the matter and risk angering his supporters, or charge ahead with a criminal inquiry targeting his vanquished political foe,...

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