DERSHOWITZ: MUELLER’S TACTICS ARE ‘COMMON WHEN YOU’RE DEALING WITH THE MAFIA’ AND ‘TERRORISTS’

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Harvard law professor emeritus Alan Dershowitz criticized the tactics special counsel Robert Mueller is using in an attempt to charge those close to President Donald Trump, accusing Mueller of “creating crimes” rather than uncovering them during his appearance on “Tucker Carlson Tonight.”

“How common is this among prosecutors? This kind of behavior, trying to suborn someone into perjury,” Carlson asked.

Former Trump associates Michael Flynn, George Papadopoulos, Paul Manafort, Michael Cohen and Rick Gates have all pleaded guilty in relation to Mueller’s investigation, though none have admitted to colluding with Russia.

“Well, you know it’s not common. It’s common when you’re dealing with the mafia, it’s common when you’re dealing with terrorists. But good prosecutors don’t try to manufacture crime, and good prosecutors don’t necessarily use the threat of prosecution to create evidence that is used to target somebody who may not have committed any crime at all. So you know prosecutors do a lot of things but good prosecutors, I think don’t do what allegedly is being done here,” Dershowitz responded. – READ MORE

 

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