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ESPN Star Pleads With Democrats To Stop Trump Hush Money Trial

Stephen A. Smith reportedly urged Democrats to halt the ongoing trial about the payment of hush money to porn star Stormy Daniels, which he described as a “catastrophe,” involving former President Donald Trump.

In the podcast episode of “The Stephen A. Smith Show” on Tuesday, the ESPN host strongly criticized the legal proceedings against Trump.

Trump is currently facing 34 charges, which involve the alleged falsification of business records to conceal an alleged affair with Daniels.

The host also pointed out the similarities between this situation and former President Bill Clinton’s extramarital affairs while he was in office.

“Ladies and gentlemen, this is a disaster… You want Trump gone, beat him… Is it possible it could be perceived that you are going after Trump using lawfare because you can’t beat him. Because you know the issues don’t favor you?” Smith said.

“Y’all remember Bill Clinton? …Lying under oath. Remember that? No sexual relations?” he continued.

“To my liberal friends out there, all you’re doing is showing that you’re scared you can’t beat him on the issues and the merits. That’s why he [Trump] keeps saying they can’t beat me at the election, at the polls. This is the only way they can do it.” he added.

“And if you don’t put him in jail, and he still goes from being the presumptive GOP nominee to the official GOP nominee, and he goes to the polls, even though he was going to whine about winning and [the election] being rigged again, you have given more fodder to that argument, which means we’ll never have peace in this country. Because tens of millions of people see what extent the other side is willing to go through just to keep him out of office because they can’t beat him on their own merits.” Smith remarked.

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