Senator Sanders, President Trump, Mike Bloomberg discussed on The Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer
Conclusion. Now that's where this claim from assange. His lawyers at the president offered a pardon to the wikileaks founder. To senior White House officials who were in the West Wing at the time. Say That did not happen. But the White House statement on the matter doesn't tell the whole story. President trump not only met with congressman Rohrabacher. He endorsed him for reelection. In two thousand eighteen and Rohrabacher later told reporters that he was forbidden by top White House officials from discussing any kind of pardon deal with the president will. What's going on our Jim Acosta at the White House? Thank you joining us now. Democratic Congressman Roe conn of California's a CO chair of the Bernie Sanders Campaign Congressman. Thanks so much for joining us. Let's get to several of the issues that are coming up at a critical moment in his campaign. First of all congressman does senator. Sanders need to release his full medical records. But this Gupta has pointed out. The senator has released three letters. One of them says that the senators heart is in better condition than most men is age. He has none of the symptoms before the heart attack. We believe that's a full disclosure and that that should answer people's questions because he himself said before the voting started he was going to release more information. But now he's saying he's done releasing information about healthy seventy eight years old. He had a heart attack. What three months or so ago doesn't the American public deserves to know everything about his health? And and some of the other can all of the other candidates for that matter as well including Michael Bloomberg who is also seventy eight years old. They do deserve to know and I think Dr Sanjay Gupta who is trustworthy has said that those letters actually are pretty comprehensive and most people can go read them if further questions I think they can raise them but I frankly I don't think that Michael Bloomberg health should be an issue. I think they're both running. They both have shown that they're going. Crisscrossing the states Senator Sanders has released these letters. And I think they should speak for themselves because congressman a few months ago after his heart attack. He was interviewed by our Dr Sanjay Gupta and I'm looking at the transcript right now and he said this is Bernie Sanders. We will make the appropriate time all of our medical records public for you or anybody else who wants to see them. We will release all the records. It's a fair conversation to be having about health about age. That's where Sanjay said. And he said of course. It is absolutely so what I hear you saying what. I heard him saying last night at the CNN townhall. He's done releasing medical information. I think he believes those letters. Answer the American People's question about his health. It shows that his heart is in better condition than most people his age. I think you have to have some level of respect for even presidential candidates. Privacy's I mean. I don't think we want to have a situation. Where every number after health exam from your young age to When you're running should be released but he has released all the information finish ashore people. He's in good health. And we're not calling on Michael Bloomberg to do anything. No one's questioning his health. I certainly haven't questioned and Senator Sanders has and questioned. But I think the American public would like to know more details about Michael Bloomberg health as well given the fact that like like Senator Sanders as I said he's seventy eight years old. These had some heart related issues. He hasn't had a heart attack. Like Senator Sanders. How do you respond congressman to those critics who say this is very similar to what president trump has been doing as far as broken promises out there on the campaign trail for example? The president promised very often. He was going to release his tax returns. He still hasn't done so I don't think it's comparable it would be one thing. If the senator wasn't transparent the senator said he had a heart attack then released three letters from doctors summarizing his condition they describe in detail what condition hearts and they say that none of the symptoms he had before the heart attack are. GonNa come back so I think he's been a very transparent with people I think it's not comparable to what trump does which is hide the facts and trump submitted. A letter from a doctor saying he's an excellent health the most fit person ever Senator Sanders has never represented that he is just represented that he is fit enough to do the job of president of the United States. Let's look ahead to tonight's a very important debate on. This is the first time Michael will share the stage with the rest of the Democratic field. Give us a preview congressman of how Senator Sanders plans to take on the former New York City mayor. Senator has run a grassroots campaign. Mobilizing millions of people around the country. Michael Bloomberg today called on Joe Biden. Peop- you to jake and Amy Klobuchar to drop out of the race. I'm wondering if he's going to call on Bernie Sanders and Donald Trump to drop out of the race. I mean the reality is that people like folks to earn this Bernie Sanders is run. An underdog campaign. He's GonNa talk about how he's built a movement to fight for people. How's it going to deal with the issue of being a self describes himself a democratic socialist? Because as you know a lot of Americans hear the word socialist socialism they get nervous. I appreciate that and Bernie. Sanders believes if the free market is not going to nationalize any industry. He is an FDR Democrat. He wants to complete the new deal. Here's what he believes. He believes that people need healthcare. They need education that we need to invest in infrastructure. So everyone can have a shot at the American dream. And I think that's GonNa come out and he's not GonNa let Republicans distort what he stands for Ro Khanna the Democratic Congressman from California on the Senators lucky to have you as his co chair. Thanks so much for joining us. Thank you for giving me the opportunity up next the tensions between president trump and the attorney. General William Bara source now says bar has considered resigning plus court papers reveal shocking claim by the wikileaks founder. Julian assange whizzy offered a presidential park. How do you judge someone not by what they say by what they do? We're a nation of doers. What's might Bloomberg about doing things? 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General William Borrow over the president's tweets and re tweets about the Justice Department are senior justice correspondent. Evan Perez. Joining us. Now what are you learning first of all about the state of bars relationship with the president? Well well if I think Bill Bar always thought. Oh He's the only the latest of the cabinet members of the of this president who thought they could manage him that they could be sort of the adults in the room. Who could help manage where the president goes clearly is not so and I think dot realization has kinda come Come DOWN ON BILL BAR like a ton of bricks in the past week or so you can tell. He's very frustrated with the tweets and the commentary that the president has made even despite bar telling him publicly and privately that this is a huge problem for the department. It's a huge problem for the Attorney General today at the Department You had officials behind the scenes trying to reassure officials employees. Rather that the attorney Joe is not going anywhere that he is not going to resign that he plans to stick around Plans to go through some of the plans that they have in place. And so we'll see wolf whether this relationship can survive. What is clearly a very tense period? As yet specifically bill Burr. The other day that if the president continues to make these statements and these tweets it would make his job as the attorney. General impossible to go forward in the president has since then continued to make these statements and to continue to tweet and re tweet and very very lively fashion. Let's talk about the wikileaks.