NBC signs Mueller 'pit bull' prosecutor Andrew Weissman as legal analyst

NBC signs Mueller 'pit bull' prosecutor Andrew Weissman as legal analyst
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Andrew Weissmann, a former member of Robert MuellerRobert (Bob) Swan MuellerJeffries blasts Trump for attack on Thunberg at impeachment hearing Live coverage: House Judiciary to vote on impeachment after surprise delay Trump says he'll release financial records before election, knocks Dems' efforts MORE's Special Counsel that investigated Russia interference in the 2016 election, has signed with NBC and MSNBC as a legal analyst, The Hill confirmed with the networks on Friday.  

Weissmann, who was dubbed a "pit bull" in a New York Times 2015 profile for his time in the Justice Department regarding tough tactics in prosecuting cases, made his debut on Wednesday when publicly televised impeachment proceedings kicked off.

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"The key thing that the Democrats have to think about is, where are you going to be at the end? What is it that you’re going to be asking people to really care about? And you need to find out — and make the case for — why should there be impeachment where people vote to convict as opposed to acquit now, and not sort of let it go to the election?" Weissmann said on MSNBC.

The 61-year-old also advised that the Democratic party "needed to focus on that this was about election interference in our election" while urging connecting President TrumpDonald John TrumpRepublicans aim to avoid war with White House over impeachment strategy New York Times editorial board calls for Trump's impeachment Trump rips Michigan Rep. Dingell after Fox News appearance: 'Really pathetic!' MORE's impeachment process back to Watergate proceedings that ultimately led to Richard Nixon's resignation in 1974.
 
The signing comes after George ConwayGeorge Thomas ConwayGrocery store behind viral reusable bag at impeachment hearing offers 'free briefcase' promotion The Hill's 12:30 Report — Presented by UANI — GOP, Democrats square off at final impeachment hearing GOP counsel raises eyebrows with shopping bag at impeachment hearing MORE, a staunch anti-Trump critic and husband to White House Counselor Kellyanne ConwayKellyanne Elizabeth ConwayMLB removing marijuana from list of banned substances Grocery store behind viral reusable bag at impeachment hearing offers 'free briefcase' promotion Watchdog report finds FBI not motivated by political bias in Trump probe MORE, also appeared on MSNBC for the first time to provide analysis of impeachment hearings as a guest. He joined the network again Friday.