Yes, for whatever reason, Trump is Putin’s puppet, the Russian’s best weapon against America ever, but I think Trump is way too impetus to be capable of completely taking over America.
He has done much to hollow out the nation’s critical institutions, but the free press is still standing strong (thanks founding fathers for thinking about the press) and time is beginning to run out fast on him.
Barr (I don’t understand his game) is Trump’s ace in the hole for the moment, but he is a smart man who is not going to let Trump put his neck in a legal noose. So I suspect he won’t do Trump a lot of future good.
Sure Trump will press for a supporting revolution in order to stay out of jail and there may even be some bloodshed, but such an overt criminal move on Trump’s part will turn loose the military against him and every other part of government sworn to support the Constitution.
Remember what Winston Churchill said about WWII and what now applies to Trump going off to jail: “Now this is not the end. It is not even the beginning of the end. but it is, perhaps, the end of the beginning.”