Pre-baked MSNBCAri Melber, Attorney at donald trump The Georgia election interference investigation struggled to provide evidence to support the former president’s claims.
Drew Findling represents Trump he tries to fend off Possible prosecution in Georgiaa special-purpose grand jury recently concluded a multi-month-long investigation into Trump’s efforts to pressure state officials to quash Joe Biden’s victory in the state. We plan to use the results to seek prosecution potential.
On Monday, Findling filed a motion to reverse the special purpose grand jury report and bar the Fulton County Attorney’s Office from filing charges related to it.
On Tuesday’s MSNBC’s “The Beat,” Melver pressured Findling to present a defense for Trump’s actions in Georgia. This included a call to Georgia Secretary of State Brad Ravensperger, who Trump said he wanted to “find out” the exact number of votes needed. to win.
“I’m not going to push the details… I’ll tell you that there was no violation of law after looking at the evidence in this case,” Findling said.
Melver reminded Findling of his role in the case.
“You are neither a judge nor a jury in this case. You are a lawyer,” he said. “We are not speaking to you for conclusions without evidence, but for evidence that you can now organize. Thank you for your time. If we cannot do that tonight, or If you can’t give us an argument, record it.”
Melber referred to certain state laws Trump appeared to have violated during the recording of conversations with state officials.
Findling claimed the client was “absolutely innocent”.
“I can tell you, we are very familiar with those laws. They are not new to us. yelled. “We have absolute confidence in seeing evidence that our clients have not violated any of them.”
He provided no such evidence.
At another point in the interview, Findling repeatedly refused to say whether Trump lost the election in Georgia.
“What does it have to do with me defending President Trump on this issue?” Findling asked.
Trump’s lawyers dodged questions as well During an interview with CNN Monday with the same theme.
Trump suggested last weekend that he expects to be indicted in a separate investigation in New York. The Manhattan District Attorney’s Office is investigating whether Trump broke the law in paying hush money in 2016 to porn actor Stormy Daniels, who claims she had an affair with him a decade ago.