Former President Donald Trump conspicuously refused to rip Attorney General Merrick Garland, instead praising President Joe Biden’s pick to head a department that has the power to charge crimes.
During an exclusive interview on Fox News, Sean Hannity invited Trump to slam Garland over his recent decision to have the FBI help protect educators from violent threats, which conservatives have falsely claimed constitutes persecution of innocent parents who are opposed to the teaching of Critical Race Theory.
Hannity asked Trump for his reaction to Garland’s move, and to a convoluted theory about Garland’s connection to school boards.
“Look, he’s a respected man. I hope he’s going to do what’s right,” Trump said.
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