Monday, November 14, 2016
Trump on”60 Minutes”: We’ll See about Hillary Prosecution
At Hot Air by Ed Morrissey --
Backpedaling, or just keeping options open? During the campaign, Donald Trump demanded that Hillary Clinton get prosecuted for her exposure of classified information and for her corruption, and said in his administration she’d be headed to jail. Now that he’s won, will Trump appoint a special prosecutor to pursue Hillary? Trump tells 60 Minutes’ Leslie Stahl that he wants to focus on policy, but he hasn’t made up his mind yet about prosecuting Hillary.
Supporters and critics howled that Trump had reneged on a promise, but this looks more like a wait-and-see position — and there are a couple of good reasons to adopt it: