Judge Napolitano: Did Obama ‘Provide Material Assistance To A Terrorist Organization?’ [VIDEO]

Alex Griswold Media Reporter
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Fox News senior judicial analyst Judge Andrew Napolitano said on “Fox and Friends” that the report on Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl’s disappearance was not being released because President Barack Obama had “personal,” “toxic” involvement in releasing Taliban leaders from Guantanamo Bay. (RELATED: Bergdahl Deserted His Post Because He Didn’t Like Being in the Army Anymore)

“The president’s personal – personal! – involvement in the trade of Sgt. Bergdahl for five Taliban leaders at Gitmo is so toxic, such a hot potato, I think he prefers that we never know exactly what happened,” Napolitano said. “So even though Susan Rice said we have an opportunity to find out what happened in the past five years… I don’t know that we’ll ever know what happened.”

Napolitano said there was a broad array of crimes Bergdahl could be charged with, from minor administrative charges to treason. “Desertion is ordinarily punished by imprisonment, but if soldiers looking for you during the period of desertion were killed looking for you, that elevates the penalty to execution.” (RELATED: Boehner Hits Obama For ‘Serious Lapse In Judgment’ On Bergdahl Swap)

He also said that it might not just be Bergdahl’s crimes that was being covered up by Obama. “Remember, it’s a federal crime to provide material assistance to a terrorist organization. Question: Is releasing Taliban leaders back to the Taliban providing material assistance to a terrorist organization? That’s what the president did.”