Alan Dershowitz has said some astonishingly dumb things about the Mueller investigation and Donald Trump but in an interview on Fox News, he may finally have gone off the deep end completely. He says that Michael Flynn did not commit a crime by lying to the FBI because the FBI knew the truth already, that he had been talking to the Russians.
“I hope the judge understands when he has the case tomorrow that Flynn did not commit a crime by lying,” Dershowitz told Fox News host Bill Hemmer. “Because the lie has to be material to the investigation. And if the FBI already knew the answer to the question and only asked him the question in order to give him an opportunity to lie, his answer — even if false — was not material to the investigation.”
“Lying to the FBI is not a crime!” the law professor added.