Former U.S. Attorney Bharara: ‘Trump Is Not Out of Legal Jeopardy’ in the Southern District of New York

‘The Southern District of New York did not have the narrow mission that the special counsel had’

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BASH: "Your old office, one that you ran, the southern district of New York, among others, is investigating things like the president's inaugural committee, other issues relating to the president's charitable foundation and so forth. Is that an investigation or investigations? Are they things the president should be worried about still?"
BHARARA: "I have no personal knowledge about those things but, sure. Look, I think it's very significant we have to wait -- I think people shouldn't be taking victory laps or jumping off bridges based on the fact a Mueller report has been concluded and there's no indictments but Donald Trump is not out of legal jeopardy and the Southern District of New York did not have the narrow mission that the special counsel had and they are aggressive and tough and independent and fair and apolitical. If there's things they think are worth pursuing and charging, they will do so. If that means that there's legal jeopardy for people around the president, then I guess we'll have to see."

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