Ex-AG Matt Whitaker ‘pretty much acknowledges abuse of power’ in Fox News interview
Composite image of former acting Attorney General and Fox News personality Laura Ingraham (screengrabs)

The former acting Attorney General of the United States argued that presidential abuse of power is not a crime during a Tuesday evening appearance on Fox News.

Abuse of power is not a crime,” Matt Whitaker told Fox News personality Laura Ingraham.

Tufts University Professor Daniel Drezner was fascinated by the admission.

"Interesting that Whitaker pretty much acknowledges abuse of power but doesn’t think it’s egregious," Drezner noted.

Here is some of what others were saying about Whitaker's argument: