Alan Dershowitz has maintained that nothing in John Bolton’s book would be impeachable, and when asked today by Ted Cruz if it would matter if President Donald Trump engaged in a quid pro quo, said not when you consider a president’s “mixed motives.”

Dershowitz said: “The only thing that would make a quid pro quo unlawful is if the quo were in some way illegal.”

He mostly focused on the question of motive, highlighting “public motive,” personal political motives, and pure financial motivations.

As far as political motivations go, Dershowitz argued that “every public official that I know believe that his election is in the public interest”

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