The former DOJ official Neal Katyal commented on Donald Trump's 14-page response to the DOJ.
Katyal said he did not think the response would help Trump unless he was trying to plead insanity.
He said Trump's response showed "evidence" of an insanity plea.
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Neal Katyal, a former Justice Department official, says former President Donald Trump's written response to the House Capitol-riot panel's intention to subpoena him looks like an insanity defense.
But it does seem to dig the hole in deeper for Donald Trump," Katyal told the MSNBC host Jonathan Capehart.
A representative at Trump's postpresidential press office did not immediately respond to a request for comment. »