Former Director of National Intelligence John Ratcliffe speculated Sunday that Special Counsel Robert Hur's determination not to urge criminal charges against President Biden could person "significant ineligible impacts" connected akin charges former President Trump faces successful Florida.
"I deliberation that this is really going to person a important ineligible effect beyond nan public's cognition of a two-tiered strategy of justice, an existent effect connected nan aforesaid lawsuit and nan aforesaid charges against Donald Trump," Ratcliffe told "Sunday Morning Futures" big Maria Bartiromo.
"If I'm nan national judge down successful Florida, looking astatine this… I'm thinking, ‘Why is this lawsuit moreover successful my court?’
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"And nan adjacent clip typical Counsel Jack Smith shows up successful my courtroom, my mobility for him would be, 'I've sewage a 300-page study from different typical counsel, from nan aforesaid Biden Justice Department who says that nan target successful that case, Mr. Biden himself, committed each constituent of each crime that's group distant successful here, but the Department of Justice says we're not going to complaint him, yet present you are successful my courtroom saying that it's a matter of nationalist liking that we not only move guardant pinch these charges, but that we perfectly do truthful earlier nan November election. It conscionable doesn't jive."
Hur's 388-page study was unveiled past week aft a months-long criminal investigation into nan president's alleged improper retention of classified documents containing nationalist information and overseas argumentation information.
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The study stated that "no criminal charges" were warranted successful nan matter, adding, "We would scope nan aforesaid conclusion moreover if nan Department of Justice argumentation did not foreclose criminal charges against a sitting president."
The typical counsel additionally referred to Biden arsenic a "a sympathetic, well-meaning, aged man pinch a mediocre memory."
Ratcliffe based on Sunday that nan "compos mentis" defense – aliases nan declare that Biden is excessively "mentally infirmed" to guidelines proceedings – creates a "catch 22."
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"If he's excessively mentally infirm to guidelines trial, then, really is he not excessively mentally infirm to tally nan country?" he asked. "So I deliberation that that's going to origin governmental harm from now until Election Day for Joe Biden."
Republicans likewise seized connected nan descriptions aft nan report's merchandise past Thursday, insisting Biden is unfit to stay successful office.
Rep. Greg Murphy, R-N.C., Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis and House Judiciary Chairman Jim Jordan, R-Ohio were among them.
Fox News' Brooke Singman contributed to this report.