(Washington Examiner) Famed lawyer Alan Dershowitz made a case Sunday for Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein to recuse himself from the Russia investigation on MSNBC.
The Harvard law professor emeritus brought up Rosenstein as a pivot away from a question host Kasie Hunt asked about whether any Supreme Court candidate that President Trump might nominate Monday should recuse him or herself from the Russia inquiry.
"I don't think so," Dershowitz began in response to the question, noting that the late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia recused himself but "very, very rarely" did so. "Just because he was nominated by the president would not be ground for recusal. Remember the courts have also said you would have a duty to sit unless you are recused," he added.
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