Fox's Jason Chaffetz suggests it's unfair that Preet Bharara's old office conducted the raid of Trump's personal attorney

Fox's Jason Chaffetz suggests it's unfair that Preet Bharara's old office conducted the raid of Trump's personal attorney

Chaffetz: “Remember the Southern District of New York who got this referral, it was President Trump that came in and actually dismissed that person … So that's the district in which you give this?”

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From the April 11 edition of Fox News' Fox & Friends:

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BRIAN KILMEADE (CO-HOST): We were just showing shots of Michael Cohen. Not only has Robert Mueller taken a wide swath of this investigation indicting people for lying, not telling the truth, from a Dutch lawyer to Michael Flynn to Paul Manafort, and now two people with Paul Manafort. Then they go in with a no-knock raid into Michael Cohen's office, four separate offices. On top of that we're finding out he decides to pick up the phone and talk to Don Lemon at CNN. How bizarre are these series of circumstances, and what do you think the message is if you're the president when your lawyer goes on, the biggest critic of your administration? 

JASON CHAFFETZ (FOX NEWS CONTRIBUTOR): I don't know. President Trump is dealing with a lot of stuff, but that is absolutely off the rails. Remember, the Southern District of New York who got this referral, it was President Trump that came in and actually dismissed that person. Remember the whole brouhaha? I think his name was --

KILMEADE: Preet Bharara.

CHAFFETZ: Mr. Paul Reid or something like that -- yeah, Bharara, exactly. And there was this whole big uproar about that. So that's the district in which you give this? All we want is justice to be equal under the law. And it is not. That is what's driving us crazy. That's why you got to go in and clean up the Department of Justice.

Previously

Sean Hannity downplays FBI raid of Trump attorney Michael Cohen's office as a "fishing expedition"

Fox & Friends falsely claims Robert Mueller "commissioned" the FBI raid on Trump's personal attorney's office

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