Dershowitz to Newsmax: Pence Under No Obligation to Testify

Harvard law professor emeritus Alan Dershowitz told Newsmax on Tuesday that former Vice President Mike Pence is under no obligation to testify against his boss, former President Donald Trump, in front of a federal grand jury investigating the Jan. 6, 2021, Capitol riot.

“I think he has an obligation not to answer,” Dershowitz told “The Record With Greta Van Susteren.”

A federal judge in Washington ruled Tuesday that Pence must honor a subpoena to testify, overruling constitutional arguments made by Pence’s attorneys, who cited the “speech and debate” clause in Article 1, Section 6. Trump’s attorneys also argued against Pence testifying based on executive privilege. Pence told Newsmax the ruling is unconstitutional.

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