Neal Katyal, an MSNBC legal commentator, said during this week's episode of "The Sunday Show" that former President Donald Trump will be charged with mishandling papers in the winter of 2023.
According to Breitbart News, Katyal said, "The Justice Department on Friday filed a motion to say, we want to appeal this whole question of a special master, because Jonathan, you don't get a special master if you're a normal person ever.
"And Judge Cannon said the reason why he gets one is because he's the former president. That is not exactly powerful legal reasoning.
"And so the department has said, the court of appeals, please hear our case right now. It's true that we can do a lot of the criminal investigation on the hundred most sensitive documents, but there are thousands of other pages that we would like to look at, and you can't shackle us," Katyal said.
"I think the department is basically saying, look, we've had it with Judge Cannon. She is erratic, and she is unprincipled. Her orders are obviously wrong," the commentator went on.
He added, "I suspect the culmination at the end of the day, Jonathan, is that Donald Trump will be indicted by the Justice Department."
Anchor Jonathan Capehart said, "Care to tell us when you think that might be?"
Katyal said, "It depends a little bit on how fast this appeal can take place. I think it can take place pretty quickly, and by the end of December, I think we could get a decision there which will tee up the question about when to indict in the winter of 2023."