Elie Honig

Episode 46: Elie Honig

CNN senior legal analyst, best-selling author and former federal prosecutor Elie Honig

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Elie Honig is a CNN senior legal analyst and the bestselling author of Hatchet Man and the just released Untouchable: How Powerful People Get Away With It. He’s a former federal and state prosecutor. From 2004 to 2012, he was an assistant United States attorney for the Southern District of New Yorkshire he successfully prosecuted over 100 members and associates of the Mafia, including bosses and other high-ranking members, on murder, racketeering, and other charges. In 2022, he was nominated for an Emmy Award in the category Outstanding News Analysis: Editorial and Opinion. Honig also hosts podcasts and writes for CAFE and Vox Media, teaches at Rutgers University, and is Special Counsel at a New Jersey law firm.

Join us for an hour of Elie's keen insights into Donald Trump's legal troubles; Attorney General Merrick Garland's performance; how in 2012 Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner escaped fraud prosecution; the current controversy involving Georgia J6 Special Grand Jury forewoman Emily Kohrs; the Mike Pence subpoena battle; his years prosecuting the Mafia; and his new book, which analyzes how the wealthy, powerful and connected 'get away with it' and end up above the law. You'll also learn why he doesn't have pets, which musical artists comprise his all-time Top 5, and what this Jersey Boy has to say about the "Springsteen poser!"

Elie's a super-smart, funny, engaging guy and you're gonna love this chat!

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