The Obama Trials

A new dawn

09 November 2017

How the DOJ shook off Oracle and got back to winning in court At a meeting of the US Democratic Party delegates in Orlando, Florida this July, Mark Pryor rose to introduce an amendment to the official platform that was approved two weeks later during the Democratic National Convention – Hillary Clinton’s coronation as the party’s candidate in the 2016 presidential election. The amendment had been the subject of some consternation: delegates for Clinton rival Senator Bernie Sanders had pushed for harsher language while Pryor, a Clinton delegate and moderate former senator from Arkansas, hoped to mellow its tone. The resulting text read: