said any criminal referral from the House “would probably have as much political taint on it as you can get.”.
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Republican strategists close to Trump are predicting a battle royale if the Department of Justice moves to indict the former president.".
He said, however, that while the evidence against Trump appears to support a criminal prosecution, Garland may hesitate to pull the trigger because of the likely political backlash.
Republicans also warn that any federal prosecution of Trump would likely be answered by congressional investigations of Biden and his son Hunter if Republicans take over the House and possibly the Senate in the 2022 midterm elections.
Ford O’Connell, a Republican strategist, said a prosecution “will only make Trump stronger with the GOP primary voters.”.
“If your goal is to make sure Donald Trump is the nominee in 2024 for the Republicans, then by all means proceed with this. »