President-elect Donald Trump “will pay dearly” for his decision to not seek any new criminal prosecutions against Hillary Clinton for her private email use or the Clinton Foundation, political strategist Dick Morris told Newsmax TV on Tuesday.
“It’s your own people that will be mad at you, not the others,” he told “Newsmax Prime” hosts J.D. Hayworth and Miranda Khan. “It is so cynical.
“All of those Democrats who said this is just political, this is just an election nearing a charade, this isn’t serious judicial stuff, this isn’t real are suddenly proven right.
“And all the Republicans who said: ‘No, no this is very serious. This is real. Whether she’s running for president or not, this has to be prosecuted’ are suddenly undercut by their own president.
“Trump will pay dearly for this,” Morris said.
“To do it now or to say he’s not going to pursue it when it was such a fundamental part of his campaign is outrageous — and I totally condemn Trump for doing that,” he added.
Further, “this makes it very easy for [President Barack] Obama to pardon her.
“This is outrageous. Just incredible,” Morris told Newsmax. “It erases all of the good stuff Trump has done so far in his administration.”
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