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Glenn Kirschner: Senate Republicans Block Insurrection Investigation While Courts Go Hard After Insurrectionists

09/06/2021

May 29,2021

Today we are witness to a tale of two insurrections. Senate Republicans vote against an investigation into the insurrection. Whereas the courts, specifically DC District Court Judge Amy Berman Jackson, issues lengthy legal opinions castigating Donald Trump, his loyal media networks and political leaders in state and federal government for continuing to endanger our nation by continuing to promote the Big Lie. Here’s a discussion of the implications of today’s Senate vote and of Judge Jackson’s orders denying pretrial release for two insurrectionists.

About Glenn Kirschner

Glenn Kirschner brings analysis and insight to legal issues of the day, drawing from his 30 years as a federal prosecutor, homicide prosecutor and Army JAG. Glenn is an NBC News and MSNBC legal analyst and teaches criminal law at George Washington University.

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