Governor Ron DeSantis (R-FL) said Tuesday on CNN’s “The Lead” that he hoped former President Donald is not charged for his actions surrounding January 6, 2021.
Anchor Jake Tapper said, “Your chief competitor, the front-runner right now, Donald Trump said he was informed that he is the target of Special Counsel Jack Smith’s investigation into efforts to overturn the results of the 2020 election and Mr. Trump has until Thursday to report to the grand jury. If Jack Smith has evidence of criminality, should Donald Trump be held accountable?”
DeSantis said, “Here is the problem, this country is going down the road of criminalizing political differences. I think that is wrong. Alvin Bragg stretched a statute in Manhattan to target Donald Trump. Even people on the left acknowledge that wasn’t Trump, that case would not have likely been brought against a normal civilian….