Trump Lawyer: My Death Threat Was “Made In Jest”

Mediaite reports:

Joe diGenova, one of the lawyers involved in President Donald Trump’s legal fight over the election, came under serious criticism for his comments about executing former DHS official Chris Krebs.

Krebs suggested Tuesday morning he is planning legal action against diGenova over his disturbing comments, saying, “I’m not going to give them the benefit of knowing how I’m reacting to this. They can know that there are things coming, though.”

diGenova has now responded and said in a statement obtained by CNN that his comments about executing a former DHS official were sarcasm. “It was obvious that my remarks were sarcastic and made in jest. I, of course, wish Mr. Krebs no harm. This was hyperbole in a political discourse,” diGenova said.

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