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An article published today on Madisons CPC, a conservative online publication, includes an overview of the evidence we presented in our complaint on behalf of the delegates to the 2016 RNC Convention. and a description of the the tremendous amount of research that went into investigating and documenting the serious allegations made against Donald Trump.


Madisons Criminal Complaints Filed Against Donald Trump, Reince Priebus, and the RNC

by Danielle Pechette-Graham | Sep 3, 2016

The American Civil Defense (ACD) filed two separate criminal complaints on behalf of the American people. One complaint was filed with the FBI and the other was filed with the Prosecutor’s office of Cuyahoga County, Ohio.

With the assistance of a handful of attorneys and a dozen researchers, ACD compiled a litany of evidence in their 151-page report given to the FBI, as well as the 42-page report given to Cuyahoga County.  Each report is filled with very specific allegations. All of which … (Read More)

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Republican National Committee (RNC) Chairman Reince Priebus greets Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump during a campaign rally, Friday, Aug. 12, 2016, in Erie, Pa. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)The Associated Press

More Delegates Come Forward with Stories of Threats and Intimidation at the 2016 RNC Convention

Since the complaint against Donald Trump, Reince Priebus, and the RNC was filed, more delegates who wanted to vote their conscience have come forward with signed affidavits detailing the abuse they were subjected to at the convention. Those will be added to the delegate complaints already filed.

We also now have more evidence about how the request for a roll call vote on the RNC Rules was illegally quashed by the RNC and Trump supporters. The Rules passed by the Rules Committee in meetings before the convention prevented delegates from voting their conscience and allowed states to vote as a unit for Donald Trump even though a substantial percentage of their state’s voters had voted for other candidates. People who were not delegates (they’re called Whips) actually voted by yelling and screaming “NAY” in the voice vote that was taken on the convention floor to make sure the request for the roll call vote didn’t pass. Still, it’s clear on the video of the voice vote that the “AYES” had won.

Then, states began submitting petitions signed by delegates demanding the roll call vote, but some of the delegates who signed were harassed and bullied into removing their names.  After more than enough states had turned in petitions, the official whose job it was to receive them suddenly left the floor, so no more petitions could be collected and at least on state was left out of the count.

To make matters even worse, when the count of states with signed petitions was announced, they claimed that they were now short of the required number to force a roll call vote because three states had taken back their petitions, although they refused to say which states they were.

We  have statements and video documenting all of this as part of our complaint.

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Susan Hutchinson, WA GOP Chair, as she tried bullying delegates into removing their names from their state’s roll call petition.

Donald Trump, Reince Priebus named in Criminal Complaints filed with the FBI and Cuyahoga County, OH Prosecutor

WASHINGTON, D.C. – American Civil Defense has filed criminal complaints with both the FBI and the Cuyahoga County, Ohio Prosecutor’s office against Donald J. Trump, RNC Chairman Reince Priebus, and others. They are accused of threatening and preventing duly elected delegates to the 2016 RNC Convention from performing their sworn duties.

The official FBI complaint against Trump includes allegations of FEC violations, fraud, money laundering, tax evasion, ties with organized crime, and violations of the RICO Act such as those of an ongoing criminal enterprise alleged in the civil suit against Trump University. The complaint further documents Trump’s mental and psychological unfitness to serve as President of the United States, and includes statements from military and security experts that Trump poses a threat to America’s national security.

A second complaint, filed both with the FBI and with the Cuyahoga County Prosecutor against Trump, Priebus, the RNC, and several named individuals, includes documented death threats, harassment, and intimidation of delegates to the 2016 RNC Convention aimed particularly at those delegates who wished to vote their conscience. The complaint also alleges that a requested floor roll-call vote on the acceptance of the RNC Rules was illegally defeated by those in charge of the Convention at the time of that request.

Delegates were shown on C-Span video, personal cell phones, and still photographs being suppressed from voting, ignored, blocked, and threatened by individuals whom ACD alleges were ordered by Trump and RNC Chairman Reince Priebus. By filing these complaints, American Civil Defense seeks to ensure that our presidential nomination process remains free from corruption and intimidation.

American Civil Defense spokesman, John Cahill says: “The complaint will be supported by a litany of specific evidence, from Donald Trump’s fraudulent and incompetent business practices, to his highly reactive narcissism, lack of personal control, and utter inability and unwillingness to seek and tell the truth. The most powerful elected official on earth should receive no exemption from a character test based upon his net worth and his crony connections.

Trump’s character combined with his well-established track record of fraudulent and illegal conduct is deferred for a public review of national security risk. Further, Trump’s documented and unpredictable ill-temperament, poor judgment, tumultuous speech, irresponsibility, and character based on factual reports, voluminous recordings to be presented, and multiple legal cases against him conclusively demonstrates that he is unfit, unstable and wholly unqualified for consideration as President of the United States.  Should he become President, Trump constitutes an imminent threat to the peace, security, and good order of the United States.”

Update:  Press Release sent to the media:  ACD Press Release