Former Federal Prosecutor: Dems Indicting Trump To Ensure He Is On 2024 Ticket

 March 21, 2023

A top former federal prosecutor is blasting the expected indictment of former President Donald Trump.

Having served as chief assistant U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York, Andrew McCarthy called Manhattan District Attorney's impending indictment of former President Donald Trump a "nonsense case" and a "blatantly partisan exercise of raw power."

McCarthy wrote:

Remember, Alvin Bragg is not an appointed law-enforcement official entrusted with upholding the Constitution, like a prosecutor or attorney general in the federal system. He is an elected Democrat. In state systems, prosecutors and state attorneys general are enmeshed in partisan politics. That is how they get their jobs.

Indicting Donald Trump on a nonsense case in a blatantly partisan exercise of raw power against the Democrats’ arch nemesis is good politics.

"McCarthy wrote that although there are other investigations of Trump that could lead to more serious charges, this case — which involves allegations that the Trump campaign tried to hide hush money to porn actress Stormy Daniels in 2016 as payments for campaign legal services — Bragg is 'engaged in bare-naked politics,'" reported Breitbart News.

"The case is not merely unworthy as a prosecution of Trump (which is why federal prosecutors walked away from it years ago, as did Bragg before he was pressured by progressive Democrats into reviving it); it is also a case that everyone knows Bragg would never bring against anyone other than Trump," added McCarthy.

The former prosecutor also said the charge Bragg could use — that he falsified business records when making the alleged hush money payments — is "a nonviolent misdemeanor that is stale."

McCarthy continued:

Crime is rampant in New York, in part because Bragg’s default position is leniency and often non-prosecution when it comes to hardened criminals. Here, the case of falsifying business records against Trump [is], at best, a nonviolent misdemeanor that is stale and that could be inflated into a felony only by theories that are legally and factually dubious. This is a classic, invidious selective prosecution. It is being launched strictly for political purposes.

It should be noted that McCarthy is not a fan of Trump. However, McCarthy said he believes that Democrats are scheming to indict Trump for a reason.

"It is hard to think of anything that will more rile up Trump’s base and anger other Republicans who, regardless of their distaste for Trump, will find this maneuver despicable," McCarthy argued. "Such an indictment materially increases the chance that Republicans will nominate Trump — exactly the outcome that Democrats and the media crave."