Glenn Kirschner, a former federal prosecutor, predicted on Friday that Mark Meadows, Donald Trump’s former White House chief of staff, will “rat” the former president to Justice Department investigators as part of the investigation into the events of January 6, 2021.
According to a report by CNN on Thursday, Trump had been instructed by advisers to “cut contact” with Meadows, who some legal experts believe could be a crucial witness against the former president. In relation to the January 6 investigation, the news outlet stated that Trump’s legal team is “in direct communication with Justice Department officials.”
In a video, Kirschner, a former prosecutor who now serves as a legal analyst for MSNBC and NBC News and has called for Trump’s indictment, referenced this CNN reporting.shared to YouTube and Twitterlast Friday. The former president’s lawyers, according to him, were reaching out to the Justice Department in a “last-ditch effort” to avoid being charged. The legal expert also cited Rolling Stone articles claiming that Trump’s legal team is trying to pin any alleged criminal activity on “fall guys”