Legal scholar Jonathan Turley has torn Democrat claims about President Joe Biden’s alleged bribes to shreds while testifying before Congress.
Democrats and their allies in the corporate media have been pushing claims that Joe Biden would have to receive bribe money directly to be liable for his family’s shady influence-peddling business.
The claims have been used to suggest the impeachment case against Biden has no standing.
However, Turley, a George Washington University law professor, has just poured ice-cold water over this phony narrative.
During Thursday’s congressional impeachment inquiry hearing, Turley suggested that evidence of Joe Biden receiving money from a foreign agent would be the strongest proof.
However, he explains that there is no standard in law that suggests the president would have had to receive a bribe directly to be found guilty of illegal behavior.
“There’s been repeated statements that you need to show that President Biden accepted direct money in order for this to constitute a benefit even under criminal cases, the deal with bribery, extortion, the Hobbs Act,” said Turley while he testified in front of the House Oversight Committee.
“The courts actually have rejected that and said that money going to family members is, in