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Dershowitz Questions Purpose of
Special Counsel — ‘What Is the Crime?’

Breitbart Video, by Jeff Poor

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Posted By:earlybird, 5/19/2017 10:59:54 AM

Thursday on CNN’s “Anderson Cooper 360,” Harvard law professor Alan Dershowitz called into question the purpose of the Department of Justice naming Robert Mueller as a special counsel to investigate Russian involvement in the 2016 presidential election. Dershowitz argued Mueller’s appointment would benefit Trump given that “collaborating with the Russians” to get elected wasn’t illegal and Mueller’s role would be to investigate illegalities. “[I] think he will be the beneficiary of the special prosecutor,” Dershowitz said. “A special prosecutor is supposed to investigate a crime and most of the things that have been leveled at the Trump administration are not criminal acts.

Others on the Anderson Cooper panel: Jeffrey Toobin and Carl Bernstein. Stacked deck, no?


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Reply 1 - Posted by: kono, 5/19/2017 11:05:03 AM     (No. 11258458)

Thank you, Mr. Dershowitz, for the voice of reason amid a maelstrom of BS.

Just one thing, though: If the FakeStream Media never report the question, do they ever have to answer it?

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Reply 2 - Posted by: VAPMAN, 5/19/2017 11:59:41 AM     (No. 11258546)

I hope Mueller has a very stiff backbone because once the leaks come out that he is finding nothing in the Russian probe,the press will turn on him with a vengeance turning him into a vampire based on anonymous sources from his childhood.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Boston Federalist, 5/19/2017 12:12:48 PM     (No. 11258562)

I always liked Alan Dershowitz. Anyone who disliked him simply because he is liberal is mistaken.

He is a type of liberal who no longer exists. He would learn the facts, argue with logic, and always, always, always insist that the other side be allowed to speak.

His approach was simple. If he was right, or had a strong position, by all means let the other side speak all they want because Alan would then destroy them with counter-argument. Can´t have a problem with that, right?

Now, the left just screams and shouts out the other side, because they are wrong about everything. No surprise that we are mysteriously seeing Mr. Dershowitz on our side quite a bit lately, is it?

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Reply 4 - Posted by: lakerman1, 5/19/2017 12:45:12 PM     (No. 11258588)

Anderson Cooper wore his smirk for that discussion.
Where, oh where, is John Podesta?? Counting his Russian rubles?

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Butch, 5/19/2017 3:16:17 PM     (No. 11258757)

I didn´t used to believe that there are any honest liberals left and more. Prof. Dershowitz is such a man, and thank God he´s willing to speak candidly about this.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: doctorfixit, 5/19/2017 11:32:23 PM     (No. 11259312)

Don´t you worry, Mueller will make something up if he doesn´t find anything. Remember Scooter Libby? I want to know what Mueller´s ties are to the Clintons, to Comey, to the Bush machine. It sounds like Mueller facilitated Comey´s hijacking of the AG´s authority from Ashcroft. Due to their mutual admiration society, I do not trust Mueller one iota.

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