Don McGahn stopped Trump from prosecuting Clinton and Comey


New reporting from the New York Times shows that President Trump wanted to order the Justice Department to prosecute Hillary Clinton and James Comey, but former White House Counsel Don McGahn explained that the president didn’t have that power. Chris Jansing discusses whether it matters that the prosecutions were stopped or if President Trump isn’t absolved from criminal liability. Weighing in: Bloomberg White House Reporter Shannon Pettypiece, former Deputy Assistant Attorney General at the Justice Department Elliot Williams, Attorney Jeff Jacobovitz, Slate podcast Host Mike Pesca, and CNBC Senior Analyst and Commentator Ron Insana.