“Fox & Friends” co-host Brian Kilmeade said President Donald Trump should think of opening a private investigation into Democratic Rep. Adam Schiff of California, along with other House Democrats.
“Why not investigate Adam Schiff?” Kilmeade said Thursday. “Why not investigate Maxine Waters? How did they become rich? Why not investigate them?”
Fox News senior judicial analyst Judge Andrew Napolitano said a Democratic Congress would never investigate one of their own, prompting Kilmeade to suggest a private investigation.
“Why doesn’t the president run a private investigation on to Adam Schiff?” he said.
“If he’s going to use the power of the government to do anything, has to do it through the DOJ and there has to be evidence of some criminal behavior,” Napolitano replied.
Napolitano also claimed the Congress can investigate whomever it wants with a lower burden of proof than a criminal probe and can stir up a “witch-hunt” with or without the evidence to back it up.
“Unfortunately for the president and unfortunately for all presidents the Congress can investigate whatever it wants and it can literally engage in a witch-hunt whether there’s evidence there or not,” he said.
Content created by The Daily Caller News Foundation is available without charge to any eligible news publisher that can provide a large audience. For licensing opportunities of our original content, please contact [email protected]