Fox News legal analyst Andrew Napolitano often delivers the bad news to the network's conservative viewers about President Donald Trump's potential legal exposure -- and Rudy Giuliani doesn't like what he's hearing.
The president's personal attorney ripped Napolitano, a former New Jersey Superior Court judge from 1987 to 1995, for declaring Attorney General William Barr's defense of Trump's possible obstruction "absurd."
I consider Judge Napolitano to be a friend so I write this with regret. An obstruction case where there is no proof… https://t.co/hSqwD1ct6Y— Rudy W. Giuliani (@Rudy W. Giuliani)1556848937.0
But Mimi Rocah, a former assistant U.S. attorney for the Southern District of New York from 2001 to 2017, said Giuliani was dead wrong.
This is 100% wrong as a legal & factual matter. Obstruction is - & must be - prosecutable regardless of an underlyi… https://t.co/viH0ErBGsj— Mimi Rocah (@Mimi Rocah)1556896338.0
Rocah, now an MSNBC legal analyst and criminal justice fellow at Pace University Law School, said the evidence uncovered in special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation did not support Giuliani's argument.
Also, the obstruction was of 1) the Russian attack which Trump continues to deny & 2) “any” crimes Mueller could’ve… https://t.co/7MKqMISJ9K— Mimi Rocah (@Mimi Rocah)1556896368.0