Bharara: 'Donald Trump is not out of legal jeopardy'

Former U.S. Attorney Preet BhararaPreetinder (Preet) Singh BhararaDemocratic attorneys criticize House Judiciary Democrats' questioning of Barr Clyburn echoes calls to rename Pettus bridge Support swells for renaming Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma to honor John Lewis after his death MORE cautioned Sunday that President TrumpDonald John TrumpNew Bob Woodward book will include details of 25 personal letters between Trump and Kim Jong Un On The Money: Pelosi, Mnuchin talk but make no progress on ending stalemate | Trump grabs 'third rail' of politics with payroll tax pause | Trump uses racist tropes to pitch fair housing repeal to 'suburban housewife' Biden commemorates anniversary of Charlottesville 'Unite the Right' rally: 'We are in a battle for the soul of our nation' MORE is “not out of legal jeopardy” with the conclusion of special counsel Robert MuellerRobert (Bob) MuellerCNN's Toobin warns McCabe is in 'perilous condition' with emboldened Trump CNN anchor rips Trump over Stone while evoking Clinton-Lynch tarmac meeting The Hill's 12:30 Report: New Hampshire fallout MORE’s investigation.

“People shouldn’t be taking victory laps or jumping off bridges” because Mueller ended his investigation without recommending further indictments, Bharara said on CNN’s “State of the Union.”

Bharara, who served as U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York before being fired by the president, reminded host Dana Bash that state and federal investigations into matters such as Trump’s inaugural committee and charitable foundation remain open.

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The Southern District of New York, Bharara noted, “did not have the narrow mission that the special counsel had.”

“They’re aggressive and tough and independent and fair and apolitical, and if there’s things that they think are worth pursuing and charging, they will do so,” Bharara said.

However, the lack of further indictments from the special counsel’s office “means you’re not going to see an American charged in some form of conspiracy, otherwise known as collusion…to hack or interfere with the election in this investigation,” Bharara said.

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