Barr warns Trump’s legal team what not to do during possible trial

Former US Attorney General Bill Barr On Sunday he said he would advise against putting former President Donald Trump on the stand if a grand jury case were to go to trial, claiming it would be a “particularly bad idea” to do so.

“In general, I think it’s a bad idea to stand on the podium, and I think it’s a particularly bad idea to put Trump down because he lacks all the restraint and it would be very difficult to groom him and keep him attested to in his fashion sense,” Barr told “Fox News Sunday” host Shannon Bream. .

Trump who is seeking to get 2024 Republican presidential nomination, He is expected to stand trial in New York City on Tuesday after being charged last week. The indictment in the case remains classified.

Barr said Manhattan District Attorney Alvin Bragg appears to be interfering with federal boundaries with the charges, arguing that Bragg is “interfering with the federal election process.”

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“It seems to me that it was actually Bragg who jumped into the federal arena,” Barr said. He is interfering with the federal election process and his case is based on an alleged violation of the Federal law. He will not be able to survive the statute of limitations and he will not be able to turn what is a misdemeanor into a felony without alleging that there was a violation of federal law. Therefore, he is the one who is mainly weighed in the federal arena.

Former US AG Bill Barr said Manhattan District Attorney Alvin Bragg, left, is stepping into the federal line as former President Donald Trump, right, is investigating, arguing that Bragg is "Interfering with the federal election process."

Former US District Attorney Bill Barr said Manhattan District Attorney Alvin Bragg, left, is treading on federal lines with the investigation of former President Donald Trump, right, arguing that Bragg is “interfering with the federal election process.” (Victor J. Blue/Bloomberg via Getty Images/File | Brandon Bell/Getty Images/File)

Republican House He demanded to see documents and testimony in the case against the former president, with Bragg later responding by calling the GOP lawmakers’ demands “illegal political interference” in an ongoing criminal case.

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If charges related to the 2016 silent money scandal do happen, prosecutors are expected to argue that the above $130,000 awarded to adult film actress Stormy Daniels, and the above $150,000 awarded to former Playboy model Karen McDougal were improper donations to Trump.  His election campaign, which helped his candidacy during the 2016 elections.

If charges related to the 2016 silent money scandal do happen, prosecutors are expected to argue that the above $130,000 awarded to adult film actress Stormy Daniels, and the above $150,000 awarded to former Playboy model Karen McDougal were improper donations to Trump. His election campaign, which helped his candidacy during the 2016 elections. (Philip Faraone/Getty Images/File)

The charges against Trump are expected to relate to an alleged 2016 money scandal that the Manhattan DA office has already been investigating for five years.

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If the charges are related to the 2016 scandal, prosecutors are expected to argue that the $130,000 It was given to adult film actress Stormy Daniels And the $150,000 given to former Playboy model Karen McDougal was an improper donation to Trump’s campaign, which helped his candidacy during the 2016 election.

Former US Attorney General Bill Barr

Former US Attorney General Bill Barr (Al Drago/Bloomberg via Getty Images/File)

“I think the case, based on what has been reported again, lacks any legal basis,” Barr said Sunday. “There is nothing natural wrong or illegal About making a silent batch. … The idea that this was a campaign finance violation is simply wrong, it’s wrong in the law.”

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Fox News’ Marta Dance and Brooke Syneman contributed to this report.

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