TURLEY: Get Ready For Manhattan DA’s Made-For-TV Trump Prosecution

Manhattan District Attorney-elect Alvin Bragg, a former top deputy to New York's attorney general, speaks to supporters in New York, Tuesday, Nov. 2, 2021. Democrat Alvin Bragg was elected Tuesday as Manhattan's first Black district attorney, a position that will give him oversight of prosecutions and ongoing investigations involving former President Donald Trump.(AP Photo/Craig Ruttle)
  • Former President Donald Trump faces serious legal threats in the ongoing Mar-a-Lago investigation. But the New York case would be easily dismissed outside of a jurisdiction like New York, where Manhattan District Attorney Alvin Bragg can count on highly motivated judges and jurors.
  • Although it may be politically popular, the case is legally pathetic. Bragg is struggling to twist state laws to effectively prosecute a federal case long ago rejected by the Justice Department against Trump over his payment of “hush money” to former stripper Stormy Daniels.
  • Now, five years after the Justice Department gave up, Bragg is trying to shoehorn the same theory into a state claim.
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