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CNN legal analyst on why Potter testimony 'went poorly'

CNN senior legal analyst Elie Honig analyzes the testimony of Kim Potter, the former police officer who has said she mistook her firearm for her Taser when she fatally shot Daunte Wright during a traffic stop near Minneapolis.

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Legal analyst: Trump organization tax fraud probe 'largely a dud'

CNN's Kara Scannell reports Manhattan prosecutors have informed top Trump Organization executive Matthew Calamari that, for now, they do not intend to charge him with any crimes as part of their wide-ranging investigation into the former president's company. CNN's senior legal analyst Elie Honig says this indicates the tax fraud charge against the organization is likely going nowhere.

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'Completely damning' video of Trump's legal adviser emerges

A video captured by a Democratic activist shows conservative lawyer John Eastman, who had worked with then-President Donald Trump's legal team, criticizing former Vice President Mike Pence for not overturning the 2020 election results. CNN legal analyst Ellie Honig discusses.

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Legal analyst breaks down the reality of Trump's lawsuit

CNN legal analyst Elie Honig takes a look at former President Donald Trump's lawsuit against his niece Mary Trump, as well as several New York Times journalists, for the disclosure of his tax information that was published in several New York Times articles.

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Who are the insiders and will they testify?

Key members of former president Donald Trump's justice department could face questioning from the house select committee investigating the insurrection. CNN's Elie Honig details the characters involve.

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'Fishing expedition': CNN's Honig slams Trump's DOJ

CNN's Elie Honig reacts to reports that Trump administration DOJ prosecutors subpoenaed Apple for data from the accounts of House Intelligence Committee Democrats as part of a leak investigation.

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'What?': Poppy Harlow reacts to Sidney Powell's claim on 'new inauguration'

Michael Flynn, former President Donald Trump's first national security adviser, appeared to endorse a Myanmar-style coup in the United States at a Dallas event which was attended by prominent peddlers of the QAnon conspiracy theory and the Big Lie, including right-wing lawyer Sidney Powell. CNN's Poppy Harlow discusses with John Avlon and Elie Honig.

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Legal analyst: This is the worst possible news for Gaetz

Joel Greenberg, the ex-Florida tax collector with close ties to Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-FL), is planning to plead guilty on Monday in a federal court in Florida, according to a new filing Thursday. CNN CNN legal analyst Elie Honig evaluates what this means for the federal sex trafficking case against Gaetz.

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CNN's Berman: Ex-Trump lawyer's defense might explode your brain

Right-wing lawyer Sidney Powell is claiming in a new court filing that reasonable people wouldn't have believed her assertions of fraud as fact after the 2020 presidential election. CNN's Elie Honig breaks down why he doesn't think this defense will work legally.

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What sedition charges may mean

CNN's Elie Honig breaks down what it may mean for sedition charges to be levied in the Capitol riot investigation.

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Honig: This is a significant win for prosecutors

Former Minneapolis Police officer Derek Chauvin now faces an additional murder charge in the death of George Floyd after a Hennepin County judge reinstated a charge of third-degree murder.

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Legal analyst: Prosecutor would be well-founded pushing for jail

The New York Times reports that Georgia prosecutors have opened a criminal probe into Donald Trump's January 2 phone call to Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger. CNN legal analyst Elie Honig says President Donald Trump could face jail time if convicted.

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