Chris Hayes began Monday’s edition of All In by highlighting the lack of accountability among high-ranking officials in the administration of George W. Bush who he said had violated the law. The MSNBC host said there’s “a direct line” between that lack accountability and the present day with respect to former members of Donald Trump’s administration.
“There’s a reason that people are hesitant to prosecute members of the government,” said Hayes. “You definitely do not want to end up in a lock-her-up cycle in which each successive administration jails members of the previous one in a never-ending tit-for-tat, which is a thing that happens in many countries.”
But he added, “When [the law] is violated by the people entrusted with