After Cohen testifies to Congress that Trump committed crimes, Steve Forbes defends Trump: "The real crimes happened in 2016 from the FBI"

After Cohen testifies to Congress that Trump committed crimes, Steve Forbes defends Trump: "The real crimes happened in 2016 from the FBI"

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From the February 28 edition of Fox Business' Mornings with Maria

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ROBERT RAY (FORMER WHITEWATER INDEPENDENT COUNSEL): [Whether Trump's payment to adult film actor Stormy Daniels was a violation of campaign finance laws] is murky. And because it's murky -- generally speaking, these things, if the [former Sen.] John Edwards situation taught us anything, this is not something you would want to go to a jury with. This is something in all other situations would be handled civilly, and if you asked -- I guarantee you, if you went down on Sixth Avenue and we asked the first 50 people, is this a personal expense or is this a campaign expenditure, I think most people would probably understand this is a personal expense. And common sense, you know, generally is kind of where you want to be on this. I really -- if this is what the Democrats are leading with, hey, look, more power to them. If they think that this is the basis for an impeachment proceeding, my own view, look -- and people will decide, they are elected representatives, but I think they're dreaming. 

STEVE FORBES (EDITOR-IN-CHIEF, FORBES): The real crimes happened in 2016 from the FBI and some intelligence agencies.  

MARIA BARTIROMO (HOST): That's right. 

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RAY: It's the one problem that's the worst thing in law enforcement, and that's when politics start driving decisions about using the criminal law. 

FORBES: In 2017, the FBI trying to do a bureaucratic coup against the president of the United States, the 25th Amendment? 

Previously

How Fox & Friends spun Michael Cohen’s opening statement

Sean Hannity attacks Democrats for questioning Michael Cohen without disclosing he was one of Cohen’s clients

Fox News panel descends into chaos and threats immediately following Cohen testimony

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