Fox guest brings up “stolen election,” “warfare” rhetoric in response to Trump conviction

Andrew Cherkasky: “I think the nightmare scenario we all have to look at is when you think of a stolen election, and you think of all of the warfare that's going to come from the Democrats now that he has been convicted of this”

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Citation From the May 31, 2024, edition of Fox News' Fox and Friends

AINSLEY EARHARDT (CO-HOST): Law professor at Cornell, Professor Jacobson says he wouldn't be the least bit surprised if the judge sentences him to prison. What would that look like, if he is behind bars running for President. 
 

ANDREW CHERKASKY (FORMER FEDERAL PROSECUTOR): What a terrible injustice that that would be. I think the nightmare scenario we all have to look at is when you think of a stolen election, and you think of all of the warfare that's going to come from the Democrats now that he has been convicted of this. What happens if Donald Trump loses the election, and then actually the appellate court overturns it and it comes back, because there are very legitimate grounds. We really have to go back to the basics on this. What he has been convicted of is something that I think the jury got wrong. The first element, the idea that he put legal expenses in his books, that's what he is convicted of, that another person out there wouldn't have done that if they are not criminal. So people are really evaluating this and thinking about the election. They have to think how mad are they at President Trump for putting this lawful payment as a legal expense as opposed to we don't know what else that should have been. That's the crime. That's it.