“Why would Joe Biden want to know about Michael Flynn back then?” Hemmer asked Hinojosa.
“First of all, this is a distraction. All you are having Republicans do right now is distract from the fact that they continue to politicize the Justice Department,” Hinojosa replied. “Also, unmasking, and something like unmasking is just something that you are looking to see more intelligence. It is nothing that is scandalous in any way.”
“Frankly, this is going to backfire on Republicans because it just showed how serious Flynn was and his conversations with the Russians,” Hinojosa continued. “So Republicans can try to use this to play political football. But in reality, this will backfire with them.”
“Is that a crime to talk to other countries during that period?” Hemmer pressed. “Is that against the law?”