Michelle Fields: Palm Beach State Attorney Didn't Tell Me They Weren't Prosecuting Corey Lewandowski

Donald Trump’s campaign manager Corey Lewandowski will not be prosecuted for battery, according to a report from Politico, although Michelle Fields still has the option of pursuing a defamation case if she wishes. Palm Beach County State Attorney David Aronberg is scheduled to make the announcement Thursday afternoon.

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Fields, however, said on Twitter late Wednesday evening that she has had numerous discussions with Aronberg’s office that have not been honored.

Exhaustingly predictably, Fields has received a barrage of hatred from internet-using Trump supporters.

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Late Wednesday evening, Fox News anchor Greta Van Susteren published a short blog post encouraging Fields to avoid a civil suit.

“She does not want to take the stand in a civil case, subject to rigorous cross examination, that is likely to be on television to discuss a case that the DA won’t prosecute because he does not believe the evidence shows assault,” Van Susteren wrote. “Yes, the burden of proof is less in a civil case, but she is just not going to win and it will be expensive and a heartache.”

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Van Susteren added: “PS. Just so we are clear, I am not ‘for’ assault. I know the court system.”

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DISCUSSION

ladygrinningsoullovesyou
LadyGrinningSoul

The jig is up buttercup

I wonder how long Heather had to wait to use this clever quip?