Preet Bharara, the former United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, appeared on Bill Maher’s HBO’s show on Friday night to talk about Trump, treason, and Rudy Giuliani.
Maher has long believed that Trump is leading a slow-moving coup, while Bharara urged calm.
Bharara softly bashed Guiliani, who held the same job as he did decades before.
“Giliani is supposed to be a professional lawyer,” Bharara said. “He was a trial lawyer by training and understood integrity, in speaking about cases in court or out of court… in recent times, he’s taken on an aura of someone who doesn’t recognize that the truth is.”
Bharara also likes Chris Wray at the FBI.
“And by the way, I think the person he got to run the FBI is excellent,” he said. “I think he accidentally got a good person to run the FBI.”
Both men agreed the so-called Deep State was the best hope the U.S. has right now.
“God bless the Deep state,” said Bharara.
Maher said he thinks everyone is too calm, while Bharara
“There’s a saying, if you’re going for the king, you’ve to kill the king,” Bharara said.
“You mean that metaphorically, you mean that metaphorically,” Maher said.
60 million Americans live in states where the US military is monitoring protests: report
The United States military is monitoring anti-police violence protests in multiple states according to a new report.
Defense Department documents obtained by The Nation show the Pentagon is monitoring protests in at least seven states.
"In addition to Minnesota, where a Minneapolis police officer killed George Floyd, the military is tracking uprisings in New York, Ohio, Colorado, Arizona, Tennessee, and Kentucky, according to a Defense Department situation report," reporter Ken Klippenstein revealed. "Notably, only Minnesota has requested National Guard support."
Mayors rush to impose curfews as civil unrest rocks cities from coast-to-coast
Minneapolis was the first to impose curfews designed to prevent protests of police violence after Mayor Jacob Frey imposed a curfew on Friday.
On Saturday other cities followed suit, with Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan imposing a curfew set to start only 14 minutes after her announcement.
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti has issued a curfew for downtown LA.
Protesters give Donald Trump a one-finger salute as Marine One flies over DC protests
President Donald Trump returned to Washington, DC on Saturday as large crowds of protesters fill the city's streets.
Trump had flown to Florida to see the launch of the SpaceX Starship and returned as the sun was going down.
BuzzFeed News reporter Ellie Hall captured a picture of Marine One approaching the White House -- and being welcomed back to town with raised middle fingers.
Trump, in Marine One, just did a flyover of the protest area outside the White House.