Glenn Kirschner: Trump Has ‘Zero Executive Privilege’ to Fight the Jan. 6 Committee Subpoenas

‘Past presidents can’t invoke it’


KIRSCHNER: "Yeah, there is exactly zero executive privilege. That dog won’t hunt. First of all, Bannon, let’s take him as an example, he wasn’t even a government employee, so executive privilege can’t even apply to him. Two, the Biden administration is, I think, very unlikely to invoke executive privilege on any of these subpoenas because it would just be potentially covering up crime. And let’s realize that executive privilege resides right now in Joe Biden, the current president. Past presidents can’t invoke it. And, third, the crime fraud exception would negate executive privilege anyway. There are three reasons the executive privilege dog won’t hunt."

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