Scharf and Leavitt to Newsmax: Trump Case Is ‘Meritless’

The legal case against former President Trump that began Monday is really a “business records case,” Trump attorney Will Scharf told Newsmax Monday.

To get a conviction, the prosecution would have to “prove to a jury that President Trump knowingly made false business records, which I don’t think they can,” Scharf told “Rob Schmitt Tonight.” “They would need to also prove that those false business records were made…to conceal another felony offense.”

Scharf explained that the underlying felony is supposedly a type of campaign violation, however, the case was passed on by the Federal Elections Commission (FEC), the Biden Department of Justice, and the previous New York City D.A.

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