Aug 9, 2022 | News

‘Why Didn’t Merrick Garland Ask for a Special Counsel to Be Appointed?’

'Why Didn't Merrick Garland Ask for a Special Counsel to Be Appointed?'

Monday, during an appearance on FNC’s “Jesse Watters Primetime” following news that the FBI had raided former President Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago home in Palm Beach, FL for undisclosed reasons, George Washington University Law School professor and constitutional scholar Jonathan Turley questioned why Attorney General Merrick Garland would not have proceeded with a special counsel before green-lighting the raid.

According to Turley, the potential appearance of politicization would have warranted an impartial investigation, which could have been done with a special counsel.

“Well, it’s a breathtaking moment to have a raid like this on a former president and potentially the future opponent of the current president,” he said. “My first reaction beyond shock is that it is baffling how this raid would occur, but Merrick Garland decided not to appoint a special…

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