Jeffrey Toobin Rips Trump Pressuring DOJ to Call Election Fraudulent: ‘Not a Crime…But Wildly Inappropriate’

CNN Chief Legal Analyst Jeffrey Toobin explained that Donald Trump might not have committed a crime by leaning on the Justice Department to call the 2020 election fraudulent, but it did shatter presidential norms.

Toobin appeared on New Day to discuss the recent revelations from the notes of former acting deputy attorney general Richard Donoghue. The notes, obtained by the House Oversight and Reform Committee, said Trump called former-acting Attorney General Jeffrey Rosen and instructed him to “just say that the election was corrupt and leave the rest to me.”

Asked on Monday for his assessment, Toobin spoke of how the White House and the Justice Department have procedures in place in order to prevent the exertion of undue
Read more…

Please follow and like us: