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Former AG Eric Holder: If Trump Went on Trial After Leaving Office, ‘There Would Be a Potential Cost to the Nation'


Added 09-14-19 08:34:02pm EST - “Former Attorney General Eric Holder said he thinks if President Donald Trump were to go on trial after leaving office, "there would be a potential cost to the nation."” - Mediaite.com

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Posted By TheNewsCommenter: From Mediaite.com: “Ex-AG Eric Holder Says 'There Would Be a Potential Cost to the Nation' if Trump Went on Trial”. Below is an excerpt from the article.

Former Attorney General Eric Holder said he thinks if President Donald Trump were to go on trial after leaving office, “there would be a potential cost to the nation.”

Holder was speaking with CNN’s David Axelrod on The Axe Files. Both Axelrod and Holder served in the Barack Obama administration.

The topic came up after Axelrod asked Holder “if there is no impeachment [of Trump], do you believe that he is subject to prosecution after he leaves office?”

Holder answered by saying there is already an indictment in the Southern District of New York, referring to the Michael Cohen case. “Individual One is the president and it would seem to me that the next attorney general, the next president will have to make the determination.”

Axelrod brought up how President Gerald Ford pardoned Richard Nixon after Nixon resigned from office.

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