Napolitano's Dire Felony Warning for Trump

  • 2019-06-14
  • Source: AAN
  • by: AAN Staff
Fox News commentator Judge Andrew Napolitano had a dire warning for President Trump on Thursday.

The cable news network's senior legal analyst said Trump would be committing a felony if he accepted damaging information about a political opponent from a foreign government during an election. 

Per The Hill:
 

Napolitano weighed in a day after Trump refused to commit in an ABC News interview to calling the FBI if he received political dirt from a foreign government on a political opponent, remarks that sparked a political firestorm on Thursday.

Asked for his reaction to Trump's comments, Napolitano said on Fox News's "Shepard Smith Reporting" that Trump's remarks showed the president is "prepared to commit a felony to get reelected."

"That was my reaction and it was not a happy one," Napolitano. "I was not happy to hear it. I thought he shot himself in the foot politically. I wish he hadn't said it, but he did."

Asked by Fox's Shepard Smith if Trump had any "wiggle room" when it came to listening to a foreign entity offering information on a political opponent, Napolitano said no.


Trump responded by equating the diplomatic process all administrations engage in to accepting information from foreign governments.

(Video H/T ABC News)
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