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Glenn Kirschner: DOJ mulls over appointing a special counsel to investigate Trump’s crimes. Why it’s a bad idea

07/11/2022

November 05,2022

Recent reporting reveals that internal discussions are taking place at the Department of Justice regarding whether Attorney General Merrick Garland should appoint a special counsel to take over the investigation into the many crimes of former president Donald Trump. This video discusses the reasons that appointing a special counsel this late in the game would actually do more harm that good.

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. He hosts the Justice Matters podcast.

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