Axelrod: 'It's a Good Thing' Trump Was Accountable, But It Needed 'Novel Legal Theory'

Axelrod: ‘It’s a Good Thing’ Trump Was Accountable, But It Needed ‘Novel Legal Theory’

On Friday’s broadcast of HBO’s “Real Time,” CNN Senior Political Commentator and former Obama adviser David Axelrod stated that he thinks “it’s a good thing in this country if, no matter who you are, you are held accountable when you break the law.” But acknowledged that the case against 2024 Republican presidential candidate former President Donald Trump relied on a “novel legal theory” but Trump’s crime “was there for everybody to see.”

After former Republican Congressman Ken Buck stated that everyone has broken the law if you examine them closely, Axelrod said, “Honestly, you don’t need a huge magnifying glass in this case. … Michael Cohen went to prison for his involvement in the thing that Donald Trump got convicted for yesterday. So, I don’t

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