(Congressional Agenda) – A contractor previously employed by the Internal Revenue Service who took it upon himself to make public a large quantity of tax records of prominent individuals, including former President Donald Trump, has been sentenced to five years behind bars. Actions have consequences, ladies and gentlemen. It’s about time the radical left learn that lesson and stop thinking they are above the law, especially in their pursuit to destroy Trump and anyone who dares support him.
The Western Journal is reporting that Charles Littlejohn, who pleaded guilty in October 2023, was sentenced by Washington U.S. District Judge Ana C. Reyes. Reyes addressed the defendant, saying, “What you did in targeting the sitting president of the United States was an attack on our constitutional democracy.”
Along with exposing Trump’s tax records, Littlejohn also made those of billionaires Jeff Bezos and Elon Musk public as well. Gee, this guy really seems to hate billionaires, doesn’t he? If that’s not a hallmark character trait of radical leftists, I don’t know what is.
Littlejohn’s legal representative remarked that he released the tax records “out of a deep moral belief that the American people had a right to know the information and sharing it was the only way to effect change.”
First off, no American citizen deserves to know the private tax affairs of another individual. That’s not how that works at all. Secondly, if he believed there was wrongdoing, there are official channels through which he could have raised concerns. What he did was violate the rights of his fellow Americans and there’s no way around that.
Littlejohn addressed the court while he was being sentenced, saying that he “acted out of a sincere but misguided belief that I was serving the public.”
The prosecution, who was seeking to slap Littlejohn with the five-year maximum sentence, said he “weaponized his access to unmasked taxpayer data to further his own personal, political agenda, believing he was above the law.”
That seems to be a real problem among the left, doesn’t it? Liberals assume they are righteous and thus, there’s no way they could possibly face consequences for taking down “the man.” I’m not sure what the root source of this delusion is, but it’s ridiculous.
“Reyes compared his actions to those of the defendants in the Jan. 6, 2021, Capitol incursion she has sentenced. Littlejohn engineered a plan to gain access to Trump’s tax returns by working as an IRS consultant employed by Booz Allen Hamilton, according to his lawyers,” the report divulged.
“To publicize tax returns and other financial information, he released the items to left-wing media outlets such as ProPublica and The New York Times,” it added.
The attorney representing the defendant declared that his actions were “inexcusable” and then admitted that his client “breached the trust placed in him by the United States government and violated the privacy of taxpayers.”
“With NBC News citing Littlejohn as the source, the Times in 2020 ran a story saying Trump some years paid as little as $750 in income taxes,” The Western Journal noted. “The New York outlet also said the former president ‘paid no income taxes at all in 10 of the previous 15 years — largely because he reported losing much more money than he made.'”
Littlejohn told the court he felt the general public needed to know how those who are wealthy go about avoiding taxes so they could make judgments about them on their own. Again, this isn’t something that anyone has a right to know, so this was nothing more than an angry man taking out his hatred on those more successful than himself.
He also asserted that he knew his actions could potentially result in going to court.
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