‘Selective Persecution’: Trump Says He Should ‘Not Be Charged’ After Biden Cleared By Special Counsel

‘Selective Persecution’: Trump Says He Should ‘Not Be Charged’ After Biden Cleared By Special Counsel


Former President Donald Trump argued Friday night for charges against him to be dropped in his classified documents case after a DOJ special counsel recommended no charges for President Joe Biden in a separate classified documents probe.

Trump spoke to a crowd gathered for a National Rifle Association meeting in Pennsylvania and said that Special Counsel Robert Hur’s Thursday report suggesting no criminal charges for Biden is an example of “selective persecution.” Hur’s investigation concluded that there is “evidence that President Biden willfully retained and disclosed classified materials after his vice presidency when he was a private citizen,” but said “no criminal charges are warranted in this matter.”

“If Biden is not going to be charged … that’s up to them, but then I should not be

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