President Trump, New York Times, FBI discussed on Brian Kilmeade


From his mouth to your ears is Brian Kilmeade. It was a two prong investigation. Criminal aspect. Did the president break the law and trying to obstruct the investigation interfere with it and this other Russia question, and it's important as as you said because our collective understanding was much narrower. It was just on obstruction get the president break the law there. And now, we know that it was far broader it had national security concerns. The FBI was afraid that the firing of Komi was a way to help the Russians. Stop the FBI from figuring out what they did in the election. Is that true is the FBI sincerely believing that the president was in asset of Putin in Russia, and that's what they were pursuing. That's according to the New York Times, they set a budget things they cite the fact that president of rarely talk poorly about Vladimir Putin or critically. They've said the fact that in the platform on the RNC national. Republican national convention. They change to soften the language against Russia and their battle with Ukraine. They also point to the fact that the person sat behind a microphone and said, hey, Russia thirty thousand emails and Hillary Clinton that Hillary Clinton's mysteriously lost. Why don't you go find them? John Dowd quickly when the president got in legal trouble and win. This investigation kicked in was immediately hired. He was a special counsel and handling all this. During this timeframe John dad, we were thinking about you right away. When all this stuff came up about revelations from 2017, go ahead fire away. Did you know any of this? No. But we suspected and Brian the thing that has surfaced togetherness is might boy and Chazz Woodson. I wrote a letter to to special counsel Muller at the end of June. Two thousand seventeen and asked him to investigate Komi. Nothing that Komi was doing made any sense his behavior was Dr and then all the line before the Senate intelligence committee. Other oddball statements that he was raking announcing investigation. His initial meeting in January. It was it was outrageous was our behavior. And and we we sense it someone needed to take a hard look at this guy. So we brought it excessive letter to Muller, and he just blew us off at the end of August. I asked him if he was looking at it. And you said, no. So I wrote the Rosenstein and ask them what the hell's going on here? I mean, this guy is supposedly the main accuser not looking at what's going on. Well, little good. I know. It appears that they were all together. Rollerskating call me. Okay. The whole crowd. And if they were out to get this president, no matter what I don't think. They sincerely believed anything about Russia. Well, he John Dowd. He flat out lied to you when you is to you. But the president President Obama target this investigation rights Priebus was told now and the president was told now that's a lie. That's right. It's unbelievable here. He here's more on this Michael Schmidt games with this counterintelligence business. It's. Tell you what what drives me crazy Brian is the department of Justice. I I did an internal investigation of the FBI back window Kelly was there. And and working for two attorneys general I've never I mean the worst nightmare. Someone was that kind of power within decide to go after the president. I mean, it's a coup attempted coup by Komi this crowd, any evidence is all is all about I take the New York Times article as a digression. Their bad behavior. Yeah. I mean, this I read a strikeforce Iran corruption investigations. I never had the power to say. Well, you know, I don't like the way Kilby carts is here. So we're going after him for obstruction. You know, we asked them to do. So Aden, we're going after them from structure, just arbitrary. No checking with the department of Justice not calling any discipline protocol department. I mean, this thing is astounding. And I just can't wait John might that be what you just said that might be subtly incorrect in that you would think he'd have to report to the attorney general, but he recused himself. So he goes to the deputy attorney general report this investigation. This is the same rod Rosenstein who evidently, according to the FBI was willing to wear a wire to entrap the president and invoke twenty-fifth amendment. So we did they did technically check with the department of Justice. It looks like the Rosenstein was part of the whole. It's just amazing breaker. I is a house. You know roses were wire to get the person. So it does it looks like they're all together. So let me ask yourself departmental protocol. Ryan is whether you're investigating. Up through the field offices to say vice strikeforce, especially as a charge by John Lear following following pieces of conduct. We got these witnesses those were the Swiss take dam, flooded, Pennsylvania. They walked in with Stephen is former chief of staff that guy talked to me for three days with you to set a recent outta weed. Municipals powerful member of congress not on like, you know, what after the president. But you know, none of that was done and then Rosenstein joins in. You know, what rose very odd thing. Brian you wrote he wrote a memorandum condemning Kobe's conduct in the twin? The attorney general and then. The president's wondering about, you know, call me because of his testimony before the Senate Judiciary, buddy. They arrive at the same decision that the guys gotta go at the same time. So the Rosenstein gives his memo. To the president the president says. Yeah. Absolutely. And then he took precedence wetter reduces the one page the president fires me about a month later rose. He'd rewrites says, well, I really didn't meet it. I mean, it's this thing. I mean, we're not we're we're still not to the bottom of this thing. I don't believe all these guys are basically gone. Is a homey. Komi struck Baker page mccade. They're all gone all the people that were doing this. So Benjamin Witty's is a legal analyst with NBC along with the New York Times writer who was on meet the press to talk Michael Schmidt. They put together this whole this whole story. He went on cut thirty one which which was the leaker her Komi to the times. Back when you're a which if you go back, you'll see is Mark. He was the guy. That's where cooling would send sensitive classified information. Vassar professor. Yeah. But I want you to you and Benjamin we listen to this cut thirty one the significance of Mike's. And Adam Goldman story is that it forces you to re imagine the how the FBI understood what it was doing which has Mike just said, and as the quote that you read from from Jim Baker reflects was we had this investigation for national security reasons all Russian activity, then somebody on the US side. I the president of the United States took some action that kind of looks like they're trying to shut down the investigation that raises national security concerns about the weather. We will be able to find out what the Russians were doing whether we will be able to stop what the Russians were doing. So the bureau understood appears to have understood what? Happened in terms of whether the president was working with the Russians that's a very different thing. And it collapses the obstruction inquiry into that larger collusion. And then the fifth paragraph down. They right. So far, nothing's been found to about corruption collusion and that professor by the way is Daniel Richmond. Daniel Richmond got leaked leaked memos from Komi who then put it in the New York Times. But go ahead. John dowd. The other thing is is if you check the circuit. The Senate Judiciary committee testable of of of. Choline. He's asked if anybody ever tried to fool the investigation, you sit absolutely not. Not on my watch. It's never happened which conflicts with his later, stay. But then after he's fired June eleventh, I think he's trying to choose not on the call McCabe up there. The Senate either tells us the judiciary committee kid ask him any investigations been instructed absolutely not. There's been no obstruction of an investigation at all. You know, you said you sell these guys got a secret cool. The other thing to remember about a counterintelligence investigation. It can only be done for one person. And that's the president. He's the ultimate add of intelligence in this country. We do a counter intelligence is four or more. For him. That's what they got. All. So I think they use the phrase counterintelligence as a cover. Find a trying to get something on the president trying to you know, try to try to get them. And it was you know, it was a coup. There's no question about it. And then you take all the lives of the flies accord. Oh christ. Well, I mean, I feel like you're losing Brian. Astounding John what bothers me is that I want this to be new to me. But not to you the fact that you're in charge of the president's legal defense. And all this stuff is surprising. You is insane. For the for the American people have to be alarmed by that. Well, that's that's exactly right because as you call I had I had, you know, MandA van conversations with Bob Muller. And they told us what they had under investigation us. Lists of people documents. They wanted. And it didn't include any of this business. So so, yeah, it's a total shot. I want you to hear what Chris Christie said yesterday. I think this in a way this new way of thinking about a cut thirty. On the New York Times story. I would say this the president. I didn't brace the story because it backs up his narrative his narrative is that FBI agents were acting in a rogue matter overstepping, the normal course of business because they had something against him. And that story is is an extraordinary story that they would open a counterintelligence investigation against a present the United States, and I think it backs up some of the narrative the president has talked about. So if I were him, I wouldn't be tweeting about, you know, the failing New York Times in the how bad the stories, and I would salted three accused of that. I go the opposite tack and say, wait a second. This is what I've been saying all along the FBI under Jim Komi was out of control. I fully I fully agree with Chris. That's what I said it. Mike quote to box has. In the FOX story. I would do it. In fact, I just talked to the president called emergency call to thank me for my quote. And I said Mr President, you got to embrace this story this this reveals what your instincts have said all along. And that is that they were just out to get you crew, the facts, I said, this is this story helps you this is the mission of incredible corruption at the top of the euro. How often do you speak to the president? Oh. Eweek assault. How would you say he's handling this portion of his presidency? The investigation portion. Fantastic come in. I can remember when when Muller. Broke his word when we talked to March fifth. You did have. Kicking the ball down the road instead of deciding you promised us because we delivered everything without without for anything. He said, well, I have to study you book the word. So you decided if we got it to you, the president predicted the actually White House your. Absolutely, great minor raw. More. Bob Muller is not about the facts not about doing. What's right? Bob Mueller is still business really doing this. He didn't have a conflict. Appearance of the president. You had a business dispute with him. And yet, I think he was really the guy in charge. I think Rosalyn steam so to suck talk to him. I think molars the guy I don't think it's rosacea supervising more. But we gotta get Bill in there to rescue the department of Justice like gotta tell you. Horrendous. John you thinking about going back and hope that the president out again or no. No, no. I know. Running away. And he took it day. You're right. Right. Oh along. President here to help you. I love you want to help you whatever you want me to do just keep doing what you're doing. But I talked to the to at least once a week. I talked to. Second roller Giuliani. Whatever the hell. Changed? There's nothing changes. Nothing new. Right. It just keeps going on on. There is some people that I respect to think it's wrapping up. Are you are you one of the people think it's wrapping up? Yeah. She's got to get a eight. And absurd. News. Essentially, torturing Manafort. There's nothing there. It's ridiculous. Keep talking and use use our airwaves to do it. Because we need someone on the inside to give us something that it's not that doesn't have any political stake in a game to give us the legal analyst about what's taking place because I'm watching the rapid coverage. The attic control coverage over the weekend. You think the president was caught with Vladimir Putin? The co mingling foreign policy strategy when nothing like that has ever taken place. In fact, he's speaking about it right now. All right. John doubt..

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