A former federal prosecutor on Monday said the whistleblower who filed the initial complaint against President Donald Trump for his communications with Ukrainian president Volodymyr Zelensky was committing a “political assassination.”
Appearing on a Washington, D.C. morning radio show, frequent Fox News legal guest Joe diGenova repeatedly returned to murderous analogies and macabre imagery when talking about the whistleblower’s role in the impeachment inquiry against President Trump. DiGenova is a former U.S. Attorney.
“This is a political assassination. This is a decapitation of a president. This is regicide,” diGenova said, ironically using a term that specifically refers to the killing of a king. “This has nothing to do with the lawful processes of the U.S. Constitution. Exhibit A: