Matthew Whitaker Tosses Out Amazing Trump Defense: ‘Abuse of Power Is Not a Crime’

Matthew Whitaker Tosses Out Amazing Trump Defense: ‘Abuse of Power Is Not a Crime’

Following Tuesday’s devastating House testimony by acting U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine Bill Taylor in which he alleged President Trump wanted the Ukrainian president to publicly declare an investigation into the Bidens, former Acting U.S. Attorney General Matthew Whitaker defended the president by claiming “abuse of power is not a crime.”

“I’m a former prosecutor and what I know is this is a perfect time for preliminary hearings where you would say show us your evidence,” Whitaker stated. “What evidence of a crime do you have? So the Constitution—abuse of power is not a crime.”

“Let’s fundamentally boil it down,” he added. “The Constitution is very clear that there has to be some pretty egregious behavior and they cannot tell the American people what this case is even about.”

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