Alan Dershowitz Insists Trump-Cohen Tape ‘Does Not Contain Any Evidence of Crime’
Shortly after Judge Jeanine Pirro‘s phone interview with Trump lawyer Rudy Giuliani Saturday night, Harvard Law professor emeritus Alan Dershowitz joined Pirro on her Fox News show to talk about the Trump-Cohen tape.
Like Giuliani, Dershowitz was focused on the tape’s abrupt end, the evidence Giuliani — just moments before — gave as proof that somebody “played around” with that tape.
“All I know is this tape must be subjected to forensic analysis,” Dershowitz said, stressing he doesn’t know yet what exactly happened with tape.
He added: “We must stretch the words to find what out exactly what the president said, what the context was, and most of important why it ended at a particular point. Was that a decision made by Mr. Cohen to end it there? Was it erased because he said things that were exculpatory?”
“The tape does not contain any evidence of crime,” he continued on. “How do I know that? A former judge, appointed by Judge Kimba Wood, made a determination that this tape is covered by the lawyer-client privilege. And criminal discussions are not covered by the lawyer-client privilege. So we already have a judicial determination that this tape does not contain elements of a crime.”
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