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Joseph A. Hayden, Jr. Quoted in InsiderNJ Editorial Regarding Potential Prosecution of Donald Trump


Joseph A. Hayden, Jr., Partner and co-chair of the Criminal Defense and Investigations practices  at Pashman Stein Walder Hayden, was quoted in the InsiderNJ editorial, “For the Good of Our Republic, Garland – Prosecute.” The editorial by Max Pizarro discusses the January 6th hearings and opines that based on the evidence presented, Attorney General Merrick Garland should prosecute former President Donald Trump. 

“The [House] committee heard an avalanche of evidence, such that you could see the intent of Trump was to disrupt the [certification] proceedings,” said InsiderNJ legal analyst Joe Hayden.

“This wasn’t a gut shot, it was a head shot,” Hayden added.

For the good of the country, in honor of the rule of law, and as a vital recommitment to who we are as Americans, Garland should and must prosecute this case. “I believe he has a case and he has a duty,” Hayden said. “This cannot be walked away from because we will lose all stature internationally. The testimony shows that out of a sense of self absorption and narcissism, Trump didn’t care about the embarrassment internationally, the safety of Mike Pence, or dead law enforcement. The only thing he cared about during a critical period was to call senators – his hail Mary pass… to disrupt government.”

Hayden said he believes based on the comments the Attorney General has issued to date that he will prosecute.

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