Trump’s trial for inciting the violent mob of his supporters that overran the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6 is set to begin Tuesday.
“Republicans are desperate to discredit the whole thing,” Hasan said. “They say it sets a dangerous precedent, that Donald Trump is now a private citizen, and that the whole thing is illegitimate and unconstitutional.”
The host of “The Mehdi Hasan Show” on NBC’s Peacock streaming service then tackled each of those bad-faith arguments.
“I would say shame on them, but they have none,” he concluded.
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