Trump’s ‘Meet the Press’ Interview Backfires, Says Former Assistant US Attorney

 Trump’s ‘Meet the Press’ Interview Backfires, Says Former Assistant US Attorney

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In a jaw-dropping revelation during his first interview with Kristen Welker on “Meet the Press” this Sunday, former President Donald Trump made a bombshell admission that might have jeopardized his defense.

Trump candidly mentioned that he “didn’t respect” the attorneys who informed him of his election loss. Legal experts are buzzing about how this could be a game-changer in the ongoing federal 2020 election subversion case led by special counsel Jack Smith.

According to a report by Raw Story on Monday, September 18, 2023, Gene Rossi, an esteemed former Assistant U.S. Attorney, dived deep into this potential blunder during a segment on CNN with anchor Sara Sidner. When quizzed by Sidner about the implications of Trump’s statements, Rossi didn’t hold back, saying that as a prosecutor, he’d undoubtedly use Trump’s comments against him.

He highlighted that while relying on legal advice can sometimes be a solid defense, Trump’s interview revelations might have obliterated that angle. Rossi went further, suggesting Trump wasn’t just seeking legal counsel but was “forum-shopping” for an attorney who’d endorse his disputed claims about the 2020 election.

With notable figures like Attorney General Barr and acting A.G. Rosen denying any election fraud, Rossi implied that Trump might have been hunting for someone more compliant, like Jeffrey Clark, to back his version of events. In essence, this TV confession by Trump might just have made things considerably trickier for him in the courtroom!

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