Former Acting U.S. Attorney General Matt Whitaker told Newsmax on Monday that Manhattan District Attorney Alvin Bragg’s criminal case against former President Donald Trump has “deteriorated” and is “weak,” making it likely that it will not see a courtroom.
“This case has deteriorated to a point where I’m sure that Alvin Bragg is worried about even getting the majority of the grand jurors,” Whitaker said during “Eric Bolling The Balance” Monday. “In my experience, and all prosecutors experience, the grand jury is the easy step.
“You just have to convince the majority of the grand jurors at a probable cause standard. He’s then got to go to trial where it gets a unanimous vote of 12 jurors at a much higher standard, beyond a reasonable doubt.”
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