Adam Schiff: Trump May Face "The Real Prospect Of Jail Time" When He Leaves Office

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Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA) appeared on CBS’s Face the Nation with Margaret Brennan to discuss the recent court filings against Michael Cohen and the implications for President Trump:

ADAM SCHIFF: There's a very real prospect that on the day Donald Trump leaves office the Justice Department may indict him, that he may be the first president in quite some time to face the real prospect of jail time. We have been discussing the issue of pardons that the president may offer to people or dangle in front of people. The bigger pardon question may come down the road as the next president has to determine whether to pardon Donald Trump… The idea that while people are out walking precincts and doing what they should do in campaigns, the rich and powerful seem to live by a different set of rules. So this was the argument for putting Michael Cohen in jail on these campaign violations. That argument I think was equally made with respect to Individual-1, the president of the United States.



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