“As part of President Trump’s impeachment defense team, Alan Dershowitz is expected to argue on behalf of the president at the Senate trial early next week. But in a 2016 book he authored, the famed defense attorney called Trump a ‘destabilizing and unpredictable candidate,’ warning that the then-presidential candidate ‘openly embraces fringe conspiracy theories peddled by extremists,'” NBC News reports.
Dershowitz explained his comments: “I was campaigning for Hillary Clinton at the time. I hadn’t really ever met President Trump and it was just typical campaign rhetoric. I would not repeat that characterization today having met him.”Save to Favorites