As Donald Trump prepares to be arraigned (once more, for the third time to be precise) in the present day in Washington, D.C., The View is questioning simply what a jail stint would appear like for the previous president, who’s now dealing with 40 felony expenses.
(Editor’s Note: The View is currently on hiatus; regardless of what you’ll have heard, The View was not canceled today. This article was initially printed on August 3, 2023, when this episode first aired. The View will return with new episodes in September 2023.)
Sunny Hostin, who labored as a federal prosecutor for years earlier than becoming a member of The View, advised the panel that Trump is in a distinctive place due to his standing.
“Most folks aren’t allowed to go to Mar-a-Lago with a little ankle bracelet. Like, they only go to jail and then they wait for his or her enchantment,” she mentioned.
In Trump’s case, Hostin questioned, “How do you shield him? Do you place him in solitary confinement? It’s a very tough state of affairs.”
After an viewers member supported the concept of Trump in solitary, Hostin laughed and clarified, “I didn’t say that!”
She added, “We’ve by no means had a constitutional disaster the place the president is at present below indictment,” whereas Joy Behar chimed in along with her personal suggestion for Trump’s various to jail: “Maybe they need to put him in a room with simply us.”
Alyssa Farah Griffin, who used to work within the Trump administration, replied, “I don’t know who would break first!”
Later within the section, Behar admitted she actually didn’t care what occurred to Trump in the long run, so long as she by no means had to see him once more. She turned to Hostin and requested her, “What about making a deal? What about, Sunny, if he makes a cope with [Special Counsel] Jack Smith — he says look, I’m going away, I’m transferring to Saudi Arabia.”
The suggestion earned audible approval in The View studio, and Behar requested, “Wouldn’t that be good? Just go away. … I don’t even care if he goes to jail. I don’t have it in my coronary heart to punish the man. I simply need him to go away and cease ruining my nation. That’s all!”
Hostin prompt Behar’s concept really wasn’t so far-fetched. She defined, “I believe there are specific prosecutors that may provide him a plea settlement with out time if he would agree to by no means run for public workplace once more anyplace.”
Still, that wasn’t sufficient for Behar, who added, “And go away! I don’t even need to see him in The Enquirer.”
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