Former President Donald Trump is being targeted with lawsuits from the left because of the Jan. 6 incidents at the Capitol and on other matters because they are trying to “use the law in a weaponized way” to attack him politically, Harvard Law professor emeritus Alan Dershowitz told Newsmax Saturday.
“I think what he did was protected as president by executive privilege and by the First Amendment,” Dershowitz said on Newsmax’s “Saturday Report.” “This is an attempt to use the law as a weapon.”
He added that the legal actions are also often political, such as in the grand jury actions taking place in New York, where Attorney General Letitia James “ran for office on the campaign promise of getting Trump.”
Dershowitz said he also thinks there will be even more lawsuits filed, as politically-based legal actions are growing more extensive from both parties.
“It’s wrong when either party uses it (as a weapon) but it’s being used now, extensively, broadly, and in an overreaching way against the former president of the United States,” said Dershowitz. “If you don’t like the former president of the United States don’t vote for him if he runs again. Don’t vote for the people