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Glenn Kirschner: Garland’s “Enviable” Position as Attorney General; The Decision to Prosecute Bannon is an Easy One

26/11/2021

Bright point Bannon now indicted

November 09, 2021

In a recent CNN Opinion piece, political commentator Chris Cillizza said that Attorney General Merrick Garland is in an “unenviable” position, and that Garland is concerned about staying “above any allegations of settling political scores for the administration.”

This video takes the position that AG Garland is in an entirely enviable position and that by making decision about whether or not to prosecute factoring in a need to avoid (unfounded) criticism of “settling political scores” is, in fact, a decision driven by politics rather than by the evidence.

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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