John Eastman, the law professor who “resigned” (or “retired“) from Chapman University after speaking at then-President Donald Trump‘s “Save America” rally on Jan. 6, on Saturday morning argued that what happened later that same day at the U.S. Capitol was in no way incited by the words he used alongside Trump at the rally.
Eastman made the comments on CNN.
Eastman’s representation of Trump has caused controversy. The university told him to stop using his school email and address in pro-Trump court papers late last year. After the siege on the capitol, Chapman University President Daniele C. Struppa said “Eastman’s actions are in direct opposition to the values and beliefs of our institution.” The next day,