Chris Christie stopped by CNN this week the place he painted a dire image of Donald Trump‘s authorized predicament as the previous president faces a damning federal indictment for his mishandling of classified documents at Mar-a-Lago.
Jake Tapper requested Christie if there’s hope for an acquittal by taking the fees to court docket in Southern Florida the place Trump received in the course of the 2020 election and will simply discover a pleasant jury. The previous New Jersey governor, who has expertise as a U.S. lawyer, known as the transfer a “actual roll of the cube” significantly as a result of the previous New Jersey governor believes Trump “is aware of he’s responsible.”
Principally, the best way most U.S. lawyer’s places of work deal with that’s, in the event you plead, we will work with you by way of whether or not it’s important to go to jail or not on a few of the expenses that he’s speaking about right here. In case you make the case go to trial, in the event you pressure us to go and put the witnesses on stand and the decide to take the time and the jury to take the time, and also you’re prosecuted and convicted, then it’s nearly sure that you’d face jail.
Christie additionally shot down the suggestion that politics would affect the jury.
“I by no means discovered a jury — and we did 130 political corruption instances throughout my seven years. I by no means discovered a jury, Jake, that was targeted on politics,” Christie said. “And even when they’ve sure factors of view or prejudices — all of us do — they actually take it critically when the decide says, it’s important to put that apart and decide this solely based mostly on the information which can be introduced right here on this courtroom.”