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.
‘It’s treachery if not treason’: Harvard’s Laurence Tribe destroys Trump’s claim he’s above the law
Legendary constitutional law expert Laurence Tribe explained the legality of President Donald Trump's claim to be above the law during a Thursday evening appearance on MSNBC's "The Last Word" with Lawrence O'Donnell.
The host played a notorious clip of Trump.
"I could stand in the middle of Fifth Avenue and shoot somebody and I wouldn’t lose any voters. Okay? It’s like incredible," Trump argued.
"And now he has gone beyond that," O'Donnell noted. "Now the president is sayin, 'I could stand in the middle of Fifth Avenue and shoot someone and I cannot be prosecuted for that crime. Or any crime.'"
Marine Corps unit busted planning to hold a party at Trump’s Mar-a-Lago resort: report
President Donald Trump is facing yet another corruption scandal after a Marine Corps unit was caught planning to hold a party at the commander-in-chief's Mar-a-Lago resort.
"At a time when taxpayer and foreign-government spending at Trump Organization properties is fueling political battles, a U.S. Marine Corps reserve unit stationed in South Florida hopes to hold an annual ball at a venue that could profit the commander-in-chief," the Miami Herald reported Thursday.
Internet blown away by Giuliani’s ‘pants-sh*tting panic’ freak out on CNN’s Cuomo
Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani received harsh reviews of his Thursday evening appearance on CNN with anchor Chris Cuomo.
Many people worried about Giuliani's mental health after watching the interview.
Here is some of what people were saying about Trump's defense attorney.