Dershowitz: Dems channeling Soviet minister’s ‘Show me the man, I’ll show you the crime’ maxim

Dershowitz: Dems channeling Soviet minister’s ‘Show me the man, I’ll show you the crime’ maxim
Alan Dershowitz (Image: ABC News video screen grab)

[Ed. – Dems going all in.]

Some Democrats pursuing the impeachment of President Trump are trying their hardest to pin an impeachable crime on the commander in chief, according to law professor Alan Dershowitz.

In an interview airing Sunday at 8 p.m. ET, Dershowitz tells Mark Levin on “Life, Liberty & Levin” that Trump’s phone call with Ukraine does not rise to the level of bribery as defined in common law.

“[I]t can’t operate when you’re the president of the United States and you’re conditioning or withholding money in order to make sure that a country isn’t corrupt and you’re asking them to investigate [something],” he said.

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“That just doesn’t fit any definition of bribery — common law definition of bribery, statutory definition of bribery — however you define the constitutional word ‘bribery.’ It just doesn’t fit,” he said.

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