Trudy Rubin: If reelected, Trump's likely to ramp up political prosecutions of opponents

Not long after federal authorities broke up an extremist plot to kidnap or kill Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, whom President Donald Trump regularly denounces, a Trump rally began chanting, “Lock her up.”Did President Trump stop them? Of course not. His response was, “Lock them all up,” a reference not only to Whitmer but to Hillary Clinton and the Bidens. When asked about his comments, Lara Trump, the president’s daughter-in-law, told CNN, “He was having fun at a Trump rally.”Some joke.More and more, Trump appears ready to follow the lead of autocratic leaders, in Poland, Turkey, Belarus and…

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