Former White House attorney Ty Cobb is certain of Donald Trump He will be punished for his alleged handling of classified materials.
On Thursday, Cobb told CNN’s Erin Burnett he thinks the Department of Justice has a “tight case” Jack Smith, a special counsel investigating the ex-president over an extensive list of charges.
This attorney worked as a lawyer for Trump From July 2017 to May 2018, he said that he felt confident “The Apprentice” The star “will go to jail” He was cited for obstruction after refusing to allow the DOJ to retrieve classified documents that he had left behind at the White House.
Cobb told Burnett it wouldn’t take “much of a legal hurdle” Smith must prove the case he has against the politician.
“All they really have to do is show that Trump moved these documents at various times when DOJ was either demanding them or actually present,” He said.
“That he filed falsely with the Justice Department, had his lawyers file falsely with the Justice Department, an affidavit to the effect that none existed ― which was shattered by the documents that they then discovered after the search ― and the many other misrepresentations that he and others have made on his behalf with regard to his possession of classified documents.”
Trump Has categorically denied criminal charges in this matter. In a CNN town-hall on 10 May, he admitted to moderator Kaitlin that he’d been involved in the matter. “the absolute right” Take the documents in accordance with the Presidential Records Act
Smith also investigates the real estate tycoon for his role in the riots of Jan. 6, 2020, and the efforts he made to reverse the results of the Georgia elections in 2020.
Letitia James of the New York Attorney general filed a suit for fraud against Trump His three oldest children, September.
A Manhattan District Court charged him in March with a conspiracy to pay hush funds involving Stormy Danis and Michael Cohen, the former attorney.
Earlier this month he was found liable of sexual abuse against E. Jean Carroll, a columnist.
Watch Cobb’s full remarks below: