Bill Barr Says Bragg Verdict’s Likely Overruling Could Lead To Distrust In 2024 Election

Former U.S. Attorney General Bill Barr said Wednesday on Fox News that the guilty verdict in Manhattan District Attorney Alvin Bragg’s case would likely be “overruled” and could lead to people questioning the fairness of the 2024 presidential election.

Legal analysts have sounded the alarm on Bragg’s trial against former President Donald Trump and the nature of how Bragg brought the case, noting it was unprecedented for a state to prosecute alleged federal election law violations. Barr insisted higher courts would overturn the “travesty” of a case after the 2024 election, which might lead to the public believing the case directly interfered with the outcome if President Joe Biden wins re-election.

“I said from the very start that this was an abomination, and I actually was surprised that they went ahead with the case because there really was nothing there. There was no crime there, and they really weren’t able to articulate it until after the defense rested its case,” Barr, who has criticized Trump on several occasions, said. “So I thought the whole thing was a travesty.”


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