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Andrew Weissmann

MSNBC legal analyst

Andrew Weissmann is a legal analyst for MSNBC and a professor of practice with the New York University School of Law's Center on the Administration of Criminal Law. Previously, he was a lead prosecutor for Robert Mueller’s special counsel’s office and led the Justice Department’s Fraud Section. He co-hosts MSNBC’s podcast “Prosecuting Donald Trump.”

Andrew Weissmann is a legal analyst for MSNBC and a professor of practice with the New York University School of Law's Center on the Administration of Criminal Law. Previously, he was a lead prosecutor for Robert Mueller’s special counsel’s office and led the Justice Department’s Fraud Section. He co-hosts MSNBC’s podcast “Prosecuting Donald Trump.”

Latest from Andrew Weissmann

The Supreme Court just made Jack Smith's job that much harder

The Supreme Court could have responded to Trump’s immunity petition in far less time. There's no reason they needed 13 days to deliver their answer.
106d ago

Trump’s election interference trial is on hold. It shouldn’t be.

The new year is beginning with needless uncertainty as to when Donald Trump will go to trial for criminal charges related to the Jan. 6 insurrection.

In Trump’s Florida trial, Aileen Cannon isn't hiding her bias

After former President Donald Trump's legal team appeared to play the timing of his federal trials against each other, Judge Aileen Cannon showed her bias in rebuking not Trump but the special counsel.
222d ago

Alvin Bragg keeps winning — and nobody’s talking about it

Trump's hush-money case in New York is likely to be delayed, which is a win for democracy and for Alvin Bragg himself.

Two unusual moments from Trump's arraignment for 2020 election indictment

Two things stood out to me as unusual during Donald Trump's arraignment after he was indicted in special counsel Jack Smith's 2020 election interference investigation.

Should the DOJ rethink its special counsel strategy?

The Hunter Biden plea deal and Republican reactions to it raise important questions about special counsels for the DOJ and the public.

The real reason for Fani Willis' letter to local police is obvious

Georgia DA Fani Willis should not purport to issue a letter couched as a concern about safety if that is not what it is really about.

No, the prior DA did not reject the Trump charges brought by Bragg

So much for the misleading effort by MAGA Republicans to use the former Manhattan district attorney to attack the current one.

Trump lawyer's ethics issue: He initially was approached by Daniels

As Joe Tacopina makes headlines in the hush money probe, it's worth noting the attorney-client relationship it seems he had with one client in particular.

What to expect after a potential Trump indictment in New York

The Manhattan District Attorney's Office could potentially indict Donald Trump in connection to a hush money scheme. Here's what to expect.