“I’m confident we’ll be vindicated,” Eastman told Fox News in an interview on Friday. “Not just me, but all the defendants.”
Prosecutors allege Eastman and the other defendants, including Trump, participated in a broad scheme to overturn the 2020 election results in the state. He said that the precedent set by such a broad racketeering case against a former president was “very dangerous” and compared his charges to those in Soviet Russia. He called the precedent from such a broad racketeering case against a former president “very dangerous,” and compared his charges to those in Soviet Russia.
“Show me the man and I’ll show you the crime,” he said.
“Our federal criminal code and our state criminal code have gotten so expansive and so vague that any one of us can be charged by a creative prosecutor with three felonies a day,” he continued, describing a book by one of his own attorneys.
He defended his actions, saying he had a right to contest the 2020 election legally and that he would do it again if given the opportunity.
“The stakes are very high. He said that if there are no fair elections and a lack of rule of law, it will be impossible to have the foundations of our country. This is part of his strategy, he said. He said that this was part of his strategy. “This fight is 95 per cent political and only 5 per cent legal. If I didn’t talk in the media, I wouldn’t be in the ring, where the real battle is going on,” said he. Prosecutors urged a judge to expedite all 19 defendants’ trial dates.
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