Jill Wine-Banks: Trump Trying To Be A King Saying He Can’t Be Impeached | The 11th Hour | MSNBC

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LAWYERS, BUT, YOU KNOW, WHAT THEY’RE DOING IS FIGHTING IN THE THEY’RE DOING IS FIGHTING IN THE COURT OF PUBLIC OPINION RATHER COURT OF PUBLIC OPINION RATHER THAN IN A LEGAL COURT. THAN IN A LEGAL COURT.>>AND JILL, IN THE LEGAL COURT,>>AND JILL, IN THE LEGAL COURT, I DON’T KNOW MUCH, BUT I’VE SEEN I DON’T KNOW MUCH, BUT I’VE SEEN “LAW & ORDER,” AND THE “LAW & ORDER,” AND THE REPUBLICANS ARE ASKING FOR ALL REPUBLICANS ARE ASKING FOR ALL THESE COURTROOM RIGHTS THAT WE THESE COURTROOM RIGHTS THAT WE KNOW FROM TV SHOWS LIKE THE KNOW FROM TV SHOWS LIKE THE RIGHT TO CALL WITNESSES AND RIGHT TO CALL WITNESSES AND CROSS-EXAMINE, THE RIGHT TO CROSS-EXAMINE, THE RIGHT TO DISCOVER THE EVIDENCE USED DISCOVER THE EVIDENCE USED AGAINST YOU. AGAINST YOU. MAKE EXCEPTIONS. MAKE EXCEPTIONS. IS THERE ANY GUARANTEED RIGHT TO IS THERE ANY GUARANTEED RIGHT TO THAT? THAT?>>NO.>>NO. I’M SO GLAD YOU ASKED THAT I’M SO GLAD YOU ASKED THAT QUESTION, BECAUSE THEY ARE QUESTION, BECAUSE THEY ARE TOTALLY CONFUSED ABOUT OUR LEGAL TOTALLY CONFUSED ABOUT OUR LEGAL SYSTEM. SYSTEM. WE HAVE GRAND JURIES AND WE HAVE WE HAVE GRAND JURIES AND WE HAVE TRIAL JURIES. TRIAL JURIES. AND THE GRAND JURY MEETS IN AND THE GRAND JURY MEETS IN SECRET. SECRET. IT IS A TOOL OF THE PROSECUTION IT IS A TOOL OF THE PROSECUTION TO DEVELOP THE EVIDENCE, TO CALL TO DEVELOP THE EVIDENCE, TO CALL WITNESSES IN SECRET SO THAT THEY WITNESSES IN SECRET SO THAT THEY WILL NOT BE INTIMIDATED BY THE WILL NOT BE INTIMIDATED BY THE DEFENDANT. DEFENDANT. THIS IS LIKE ASKING PRESIDENT THIS IS LIKE ASKING PRESIDENT ZELENSKY WERE YOU PRESSURED WHEN ZELENSKY WERE YOU PRESSURED WHEN HE’S SITTING NEXT TO THE HE’S SITTING NEXT TO THE PRESIDENT AND WHOM HE IS TOTALLY PRESIDENT AND WHOM HE IS TOTALLY DEPENDENT FOR MILITARY AITD AIDD DEPENDENT FOR MILITARY AITD AIDD THAT WOULD BE THE SAME THING AS THAT WOULD BE THE SAME THING AS IF YOU HAD THE PRESIDENT SITTING IF YOU HAD THE PRESIDENT SITTING IN THE ROOM WITH THE GRAND JURY. IN THE ROOM WITH THE GRAND JURY. YOU CAN’T HAVE THAT. YOU CAN’T HAVE THAT. YOU NEED TO DEVELOP THE EVIDENCE YOU NEED TO DEVELOP THE EVIDENCE AND THEN THE DEFENDANT GETS AND THEN THE DEFENDANT GETS ANYTHING THAT WAS EXCULPATORY ANYTHING THAT WAS EXCULPATORY AND THE DEFENDANT GETS TO AND THE DEFENDANT GETS TO QUESTION THE WITNESSES AGAINST QUESTION THE WITNESSES AGAINST HIM. HIM. THAT’S WHAT WILL HAPPEN IN THE THAT’S WHAT WILL HAPPEN IN THE TRIAL IN THE SENATE. TRIAL IN THE SENATE. THAT’S THE TRIAL JURY. THAT’S THE TRIAL JURY. RIGHT NOW THE HOUSE IS ACTING AS RIGHT NOW THE HOUSE IS ACTING AS A GRAND JURY AND SHOULD BE A GRAND JURY AND SHOULD BE ALLOWED TO CONTINUE IN SECRET TO ALLOWED TO CONTINUE IN SECRET TO DEVELOP EVIDENCE, BUT THEY HAVE DEVELOP EVIDENCE, BUT THEY HAVE TO HAVE WITNESSES. TO HAVE WITNESSES. AND IF THE PRESIDENT CAN GET AND IF THE PRESIDENT CAN GET AWAY WITH SAYING I CAN’T BE AWAY WITH SAYING I CAN’T BE INVESTIGATED, I CAN’T BE INVESTIGATED, I CAN’T BE INDICTED, I CAN’T BE IMPEACHED, INDICTED, I CAN’T BE IMPEACHED, THEN HE HAS MADE HIMSELF A KING.

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