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Johnson & Johnson pauses Covid-19 vaccine trial developed with Boston hospital after 'unexplained illness'
"And Johnson temporarily pausing clinical trials for a Corona virus vaccine. This After a participant got sick, Dr. Asheesh John, dean of the School of Public Health at Brown University, tells Good Morning America. This is not unusual for large studies, and he is optimistic that there will be a vaccine relatively soon. I'm still kind of believing that we're on track to have widespread Availability of vaccines for the American people, probably in March, April or may be made at the latest. This pauses at least the second hold among several vaccine trials that have reached the final testing stages in the U. S. Johnson and Johnson developed its vaccine with Boston's Beth Israel Medical Center. The tourist hot
U.S. moves to drop case against Trump ex-adviser Flynn, who admitted lying to FBI
"Twenty another setback for the investigation into Russia's influence into our twenty sixteen elections justice department says it's dropping its criminal case against president Donald trump's first national security adviser Michael Flynn case was brought by special counsel Robert Muller who said Flynn had lied to the FBI about his conversations with the Russian ambassador in a January twenty seventeen interview for more key CBS news anchors Jeff bell and Patty rising spoke with John dean former White House of former White House legal counsel for president Richard Nixon Mr dean thanks as always for making some time for us to your initial reaction to hearing the news today pretty surprising actually yeah I'm a little a little confusing and also the motion that was filed to dismiss says that the the line was not material to the investigation is the reason they dismissed it well when you dig a little deeper it seems like a really very material to the investigation so this is kind of a pre tax basis to dismiss the charge this is a very naive question but I don't understand how the church just could be dismissed after general Flynn has already pleaded guilty to the judge the judge Solomon may not understand that either but he he has to find the rule on that whether or not the case can be dismissed the justice department is arguing that he really doesn't have anything to rule on that once they pull the case away that there's no discretion left for the judge to decide I think the judge is going to see it differently and we're going to have more of a hearing on this influx some of this out when asked about William Barr the Attorney General who was signed an outside prosecutor to review the justice department's case that was rather unusual move was it not it's been done before but typically in charges of misconduct by somebody in the department it's not typically done in routine criminal investigations but he's done it a number he has a number of Russia probe investigations under this kind of review we also not only the use of Saint Louis U. S. attorneys got want to Connecticut looking at other aspects of the case and the shopping until they find somebody who will disagree with the way the original prosecution was brought and dismiss it are there ongoing concerns about interference in the twenty twenty election there are as as special counsel Miller testified the guy even a year ago that the heat there were ongoing efforts by the Russians to interfere with our twenty twenty election the government the executive branch is doing nothing the Congress has been leased the house had been wringing his hands about it and expressing
Iowa city has clever solution for flooding problem
"Dubuque is the oldest city in Iowa but when John Dean took the city council on a trolley ride ten years ago it was not to admire historic sites. They looked at Ollie's. Deans does a civil engineer for Dubuque. He wanted to show the city council how to repay the alleys in a way that could help. Prevent flooding in nearby homes and businesses says the city faces increasingly heavy downpours midspan wreaking havoc in areas of downtown so the city council decided to start repaving. It's old alleys with interlocking concrete pavers. They look historic but have a modern twist tiny holes that allow water to seep through into a layer of crushed stone. And that's what holds and stores that water and then slowly releases it. Dean says that after the first six or seven allies were completed. City residents began calling and they said. Can you fix our alley and you make it like once. You guys are doing downtown. And so we some momentum and we started getting interest. Dubuque is now reconstructed about eighty alleys and plans to finish more than two hundred within the next twenty years. That's expected to reduce stormwater runoff from the alleys by eighty percent helping prepare the city for the future while maintaining its historic
George Conway denies that he and Kellyanne are 'Anonymous' author
"White House adviser kellyanne Conway and her husband George Conway are denying their the authors behind an anonymous book chronicling the trump administration the book titled a warning was published under the pen name anonymous George Conway an outspoken critic of president trump responded to the speculation on Twitter today he responded to a tweet by former Nixon administration adviser John dean who said the writing style in the anonymous book was similar to George Conways and he believed it was a collaboration between he and kellyanne George says he wishes he could take the credit but it's not his work Jim Forbes NBC
Testimony released from Trump's former Russia adviser
"News just released transcripts from the house impeachment inquiry revealing even more officials testifying under oath that they had a great great concerns about president. Trump's personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani's work in Ukraine Fiona Hell of former Russia advisor to president trump. Testifying quote I was extremely family concerned. That whatever was that Mr Giuliani was doing might not be legal. Especially after you know people had raised with me these two gentlemen Parnis and and Fruman Ella E. Fruman of course to Giuliani associates. Who are arrested recently while trying to flee the United States and Lieutenant Colonel Alexander van the top Ukraine expert on the National Security Council saying this about the July phone call or president? Trump urged Ukraine's president to help Giuliani. Dig Up dirt on the bites. Let's frankly up until that call you know. In certain regards. He was acting as a private citizen advancing his own interest to a certain extent. It wasn't until that call all that it became that that it became that he was pulled into kind of an official role all right. Let's discuss all of this out front. Now Greg Brower who was an assistant the FBI director Kerry Cordeiro who was the council to the US Assistant Attorney General for national security also with US tonight former Nixon White House counsel John Dean and former Republican congressman. Charlie Dent it has been a very busy news day going through these transcripts from two top White House officials. Carry to start with you witnessed ernest after witnesses testify and they had these concerns about. Giuliani what do you make of this of all. These officials testified that they knew what Giuliani was up to. They had these concerns. They did because we had there was an individual Rudy Giuliani who was not in government. who was doing things that from their perspective? At the as as far as State Department officials are White House officials working on national security related to Ukraine that he was stepping into interfering with what they were trying to carry out as legitimate foreign policy so on one hand you have a person not in government at all who is interfering in national security interests but then the second thing that but it also tells me is that there were a lot of people in the White House who knew what was going on. And it took the whistle blower to actually report it through an official channel Hannele and start that we part of this. I mean you have about it. He'll testifying a lot of people. Knew about what was going on. But you're right. It was the whistle blower who went through those channels. But what's interesting too is just the view of these officials Juliani. You know they're trying to do their official Government Work Greg. Then you have someone going rogue Outsides doing their own thing. I mean it kind of painted this picture of pure chaos when it came to Ukraine Policy Fiona Hill testified that John Bolton Liken Giuliani to a hand grenade alive handgrenade Do you think that's proven to be true. In all of this as you learn more and more Giuliani's role becomes more apparent and and not surprisingly so and and there was also the description of John Bolton oath you know Rudy's drug deal as if to dismiss this. Yeah exactly we have more understand the context around Right that's right and it would be hard enough frankly to have the national security and diplomatic Bureaucracy dealing with some kind of rogue operation if that rogue operation was parallel but legal. But in this case it appears that perhaps it wasn't even a legal rogue operation that not only complicates it's things for the govern- officials who are supposed to be pursuing national security and diplomatic relations but it it creates a whole Potentially impeachable the situation. And that's how it's playing out. It is how it's playing out John because this is all part of this. The Democrats impeachment inquiry. I WANNA bring up. What lieutenant colonel them and testified to who about acting chief of staff and they won't be head Mick? Mulvaney Vin was asked. Do you understand how he saw. Inland came to believe that this deliverable was necessary. This area and then men responded so I heard him say that this had been coordinated with White House Chief of Staff Mr Mick Mulvaney question. What did he say about that answer? He just Said said that he had had a conversation with Mr Mulvaney. And this is what was required in order to get a meeting. How significant is it to you that he testified that the president's acting chief of staff directed this quid pro quo essentially certainly gets closer to the president and and You know whether whether they'll claim that the president had no lodge we don't know yet Feel a hill gave the same testimony. Which cooperates spend Edmund? So it's a pretty strong charge and it certainly puts Mulvaney in the loop No question about that and Pamela. I'd I would just point out at this whole thing is just one giant conspiracy to extort a bribe. And it's very conspicuous. It's just no question and now how deep the president is. That's what the House is going to establish and so do you think this is an impeachable offense then because as we know bribery. According to the constitution is impeachable impeachable. Act John They have managed in this in this instance to come right within the definition of impeachable offenses. Because you the high crimes but how. But if if no one has made that directly to the president then then how do you make that case that he should be impeached impeached. Well you know it's interesting with Nixon When he was impeached they stayed away from conspiracy? Charges There is a reference in in in the minority report of all places that he conspired but the majority the Democrats with Nixon did not charge him with a conspiracy. All of that was very conspicuous. Louis in the in the evidence I so I don't think by precedent. They'll try to draw trump in through conspiratorial actions. They'll look for him being directly involved or enough. They'll look for testimony and we're they're gonNA find that is in the Document the the readout on
How Watergate Set the Stage for the Trump Impeachment Inquiry
"The conversation you just heard between Richard Nixon and his former Attorney General John Mitchell in one thousand nine hundred ninety three was later used news to convict Mitchell on charges related to the Watergate cover up and to send him to prison Mitchell was one of several officials who wound up in prison after after Watergate less than there is that while trump may consider himself to be invincible thanks to that can't indict memo at the DOJ history suggests the people surrounding the president are not always safe. It was the release of these secret tapes that ultimately brought Nixon down but like trump Nixon fought to keep keep those tapes secret he did not admit to his crimes out in the open trump. Meanwhile not only admits to his crime because sometimes commits them on the White House lawn likewise China should start an investigation into the by because what happened in China is just about as bad as what it happened with with Ukraine so I would say that presidents Alinsky if it were me I would recommend that they start it into devices because nobody has any doubt that they weren't crooked. This really should come as no surprise because Donald Trump has repeatedly welcomed and even solicited foreign Kim's Hain help and he has a history of admitting his misdeeds on camera Russia if you listening I hope you're able to find the thirty thousand emails that are missing. I think you will probably be rewarded. Mightily by our press regardless of recommendation I was going to fire. Call me knowing there was no good time to and in fact when I decided to you just do it. I said to myself. I said you know this rusher. Thing with trump and Russia is a made up story. You Might WanNA listen. I don't there's nothing wrong was listening. If somebody called from a country Norway we have information on your Oh. I think I'd want to hear you're like Nixon. Trump has managed to induce lots and lots of government officials from his vice president to the secretary of state diverse White House officials and diplomats to his is George Mitchell Attorney General William Bar to join in trump has already landed people in prison those who committed crimes to please or to help trump along with many others who were indicted and Robert Muller's Russia probe so the question for trump's people the people ladies corrupted as part of his own immensely corrupt government. Is that a dirty they willing going to get an are they risking sharing the fate of people like Mitchell in Flint and Michael Cohen Paul Manafort join now's Elizabeth Holtzman author of the case for impeaching in trump former assistant watergate special prosecutor Jill wine banks. MSNBC legal analyst my widely MSNBC CONTRIBUTOR BARBARA mcquade and Korean jean-pierre appear chief public affairs officer at move on Dot Org. Thank you all for being here. I'M GONNA go right down the middle of my interesting here and go right to Joe Wide Banks because let let me play you. This is congressman. This is actually a Republican congressman back in nineteen seventy three actually calling Nixon's impeachment take a listen to this after having read and reread and sifted and tested this massive information which came before us. I've come to the conclusion that Richard M Nixon Nixon has beyond a reasonable doubt committed impeachable offenses which in my judgment are of such sufficient magnitude egg the Tude that he should be removed from office. That's his name is representative Lawrence Hogan and I believe he is the father of the current governor of Maryland Larry Hogan. If I'm not wrong long so it is possible when people see the evidence they come to the conclusion that the president is committed high crimes and misdemeanors. That's high crimes and misdemeanors but what I want to ask you about jail is the people around Richard Nixon because not not a few of them went to prison. Can you just remind folks who around Nixon wound up not impeachment truck but on the going to jail truck well it was a big group of people who went to jail. It was his White House counsel John Dean who also cooperated with US and was I'm waiting for the John Dean of this scandal to come forward and it may already be the whistle blower it could be Mister Taylor from the State Department in addition his Attorney General John Mitchell went to jail his chief of staff went to jail Mr Haldeman even his chief domestic adviser. Mr Ehrlichman went to jail. There were a big cast of characters that went to jail because they committed crimes James and they did it because he set a tone that it was all okay I m above the law and whatever I do cannot be criminal. We have clear evidence that Donald Trump abetted by William bar is in exactly the same position of I'm invincible. I can do anything he has publicly stated dated that I have total authority to do whatever I want and that was the auditioned memo that attorney general by wrote to get the job so we're in really a the big fix here because the government has become completely lawless and they must be held accountable that is essential and I believe like Acre Representative Hogan that facts matter and I believe that even the most loyal Republicans who are now standing silent they may not be coming out for impeachment different but they aren't defending this terrible threat to national security in fact to world security because by not giving the equipment that was necessary to protect checked Ukraine. They are leaving Ukraine vulnerable to Russian further incursions and that's a terrible thing I mean even Mitt Romney Mitt Romney who who Korean I will remind folks. He did that humiliating auditions where he sat for dinner with Donald Trump to try to become secretary state the irony being had had he actually gotten the job. The likelihood is that Mitt Romney wouldn't have done what might pump pay does it wouldn't have been willing to go around selling these crazy conspiracy theories to prove approve Russia innocent and wouldn't have been willing to ignore subpoenas e but he'd be much more likely to do the right thing. This is what he wrote on twitter. He said when the only American citizen trump single singles out for China's investigations political opponent in the midst of the Democratic nomination process it's strains credulity to suggest it is anything politically motivated so at least there is the chance that there are awesome other Lawrence Hogan's. Maybe yeah I think that's right. I think Republicans a Senate Republicans in particular because we know that lawns who the Republicans who support Donald Trump up in the house. They're all like diehards. They're the ones who out out there. It's the Senate Republicans that we really kind of have to key in on and they've been pretty quiet right. They've been hiding except for four Ben Sasse and as you mentioned Mitt Romney and I think that's probably why Mitt Romney didn't become secretary of state. Donald Trump knew that because what does Donald Trump want right. He wants loyalty which is why he's getting from Pompeo you know where he's getting from pants and it's a one way street with Donald Trump. He will throw all them under the bus as he tried to pence for doing that. Press press press reading where he was just kind of like you should go look at pences phone Oh yeah and threw him under the bus so this is where we are and we're pumpkins have to really think about this. They have to think. Are they really going to really grab onto this wagon this unstable wagon that trump has having now who is a one you know kind of doing this this this this kind of war room on his his own hell bent on doing it and it's a twitter deck and it's really that's it and watching Cable News TV and this is where we are right now. Republicans really have to step up here and the other thing too is. We don't know how this is going to end up. We've never been in this place before impeachment on national security so we we just this is unchartered territory. Yeah absolutely and Barbara WanNA come back because you're so between what green is it which wine banks has said there are a number of people who are allowing themselves to be corrupted along with Donald Trump and the Nixon example is that Nixon didn't go to prison but a whole lot of people around him who you just heard Jill wine banks mentioned went to prison because people willing to commit the crime for him. There are willing to help him to do what he wanted done and once you've done it he may not have liability under that. Doj Memo but you might and I wonder if when you look at the fact that the Attorney General of the United States is flying around the world attempting to prove this conspiracy theory that it was Ukraine Russia that it attack our election when you have the State Department the head of the state our Secretary of State participating on the call lying to the American people about being on the call in which Donald Trump is pressuring a foreign government to help him with an election in which he's committing a crime for which apparently he can't be prosecuted right now where you have senior White House officials hiding hiding the evidence of transcript of Donald Trump's calls in a place that they're not supposed to be in a high security server when you have foreign diplomats pressuring Ukraine essentially trying to strong arm them to help Donald Trump with this conspiracy theory investigations in exchange for aid by could go on and on and on the number of people who are participating participating do any of those people Barbara face potential legal liability. Can any of these people pretend as the vice president and the secretary of state are pretending they don't have to listen to subpoenas but they like trump are above the law no joy any one of these people could be charged with a crime as we saw as Jill explained in the Watergate scandal. You know whenever you've got a public corruption investigation even at the just the garden variety the kind of cases that I was involved evolved with when you approach people you often tell them look you can be a witness or you're going to be a defendant in this case. The choice is yours and already I think we're seeing people people making that. Calculus Kurt Volker resigning abruptly last Friday and agreeing to come testify in bring those text messages which are incredibly Lee Damning. I have seen cases charged on far less where they are talking about the scheme and the scandal. I think Gordon Sunlen has extreme exposure exposure based on what is said in those I think Bill Taylor is someone at the State Department who looks like somebody who wanted to do the right thing.
Attorney, Special Counsel And John Dean discussed on John Witmer
"Why is John dean of Watergate fame being brought in as a big witness for Nadler he's a convicted felon these a disbarred attorney he did serve prison time for obstruction of justice the special counsel at the time found nineteen material discrepancies between John dean sworn testimony
"john dean" Discussed on 77WABC Radio
"Bo. One eight six six ninety redeye. Buckton Gary McNamara and Carly. And he's Eric Harley. I'm Gary McNamara. Eight six six ninety redeye. Welcome, and good morning. Thanks so much for being here this morning, by the way. Of judge is I said this earlier that the media was all over him saying what he's the thoughtful intelligent one yesterday yesterday saying that under a Trump America's now. Very much like Russia, right? Which is just a complete at you. You jump to just bizarre political rhetoric. Instead of saying, look, I disagree with him on this issue in that issue in that issue in that issue in that issue in that issue, that'd be fine. But again, when you have to go as all the Democrats have to go to and again, we, you know, it's we see where the Democrats are going in order to compete against. Trump Biden has to promote the fact that he's going to cure cancer. That this is this is this is where we're at. It's going to be an interesting year and a half. All right. Let's get to some substance here. Okay. All right. I want to play this audio cut. On Fox News last night, so wisenberg, former deputy a special council, and Alan Dershowitz, as we all know Alan Dershowitz, the. Law. Professor constitutional law. Professor, a liberal, not a Trump supporter. Who wrote the book the Muller report? And John dean, as we all know, and when this first happened, you know, I don't I, I know what my reaction was, which was when I first saw the John dean was going to testify, I didn't know it was at John dean, I saw the headline. And when I saw the headline and went John dean. Former special counsel, John dean. I'm thinking, because the president is tweeting about it this past weekend that has to be somebody who worked for him a wait a minute. He's gotta do is claiming executive privilege who's John dean guide, remember John dean guide being the president's special counsel, every the first pergram John dean from Watergate fame. You're kidding me. They, they, they bring in Michael Cohen and. Okay. We brought in one felon. Let's bring in another felony and parade of felons. And so I just said, look, they're going to be hashed, the same thing about obstruction of Justice, and they did. And, and this is where Dershowitz and also so wisenberg tear it to shreds, because they're still unthinking that. Well, it's obstruction of Justice for firing Komi. And let's you're part of the interview this was on Laura Ingraham last night on, on Fox News. Allen Democrats are really pushing for Muller's testimony. But it isn't it possible that the GOP's case could actually be strengthened by his appearance. It's possible, but there's no legal right to Muller's testimony. There's no legal right to any of the Muller report. Indeed, even though I wrote the introduction to the report their Muller reported never should have been written this, no room under. Our constitution for special counsel special. Prosecutors reports prosecutors have the right to say. Only one thing we have concluded that there is no evidence sufficient to charge the president with Russian collusion or obstruction of Justice, period. I'm taking no questions. I'm making no public report. I'm giving my findings to the attorney general. No prosecutor should ever go beyond that we all agreed with that when Komi went beyond that with Hillary Clinton. I don't understand the difference between the criticism of Komi for saying that Hillary Clinton engaged in extreme carelessness everybody criticized that and then we want to know why Muller didn't charge the president. It's the same thing, the whole enterprise special counsel special. Prosecutors is inconsistent with the constitution. I hope we've seen the last of it now Saul you were watching John dean's show yesterday where he was testifying on the hill and purporting to. To draw connection between the Watergate roadmap to impeachment, and what mothers report represents your thoughts. First of all, they're completely different those two roadmaps to war. Ski in the grand jury were very careful not to make any arguments whatsoever, not to draw any conclusions. They just said, here is on, on March seventeenth nineteen seventy three president Nixon, had a conversation with these people. Then they listed the tape recordings in the grand jury testimony that the house could go look at totally different than the mullahs report, which which made a number of legal and factual conclusions. That's number one, but number two, more importantly, for the people who still believe that firing James combing could ever be criminal obstruction of Justice, the, the Watergate, roadmap which was all about obstruction of Justice. Right. That's what the grand jury indicted, people for never in any way mentions the firing of Archie. Direction of Justice, and I've looked at just about every book on Watergate, I don't believe to worst people ever even thought about indicting anyone under it struck in theory for firing Cox. There is a precedent that's much closer. And of course, nobody talked about it yesterday. And that's George Hw Bush, pardoning cashable, Weinberger, pardoning, the five people on the eve of their trial, the special prosecutor in that case large wolf said that was designed to stop the investigation, and it did stop the investigation. Nobody suggests that obstruction of Justice skins President Bush. All right. There you go. Yeah. I mean, they as I've said, they're arguing the same thing over and over again. And think that if they argue it more that somehow you come to a different conclusion, and you don't you're is, this is a whole thing about the whole judiciary committee. They're not. They're all they're doing is bringing people that still agree with their side, that we can stretch out, and we can make law that isn't law that we can make obstruction of Justice. What is not obstruction of Justice, if we get enough, people on our side to say it's obstruction of Justice? Well, it's not. Yeah, I mean you know this is, and it is that really is. The has been the practice right after the mall report came out. You had Nadler and Schiff and others that that kept saying, well, you know, we wanna look more into the collusion that happened and the obstruction that happened. This is after the report came out. Not after the summary came out after the report came out, and they kept saying, those words, they kept using the words. Well, we wanna look more into the obstruction and the as if it were fact, just say it as if it's fact because the real game here is and Kimberly straw. So wrote the show, of course, for Napa beyond the show, it is the hanging of the big doubt, cloud over the president politically and hope that, that doesn't damage and say things out loud. As if they're fats liberal media is not going to call you on it. They're going to go along with the narrative, they helped write the narrative, they're still writing the false narrative, so you get a full reign you get full reign. You can pretty much say whatever you want. And you can change the, the attack or the direction of the attack the focus of the attack in certain areas, and they've done that obstruction was, of course firing Komi then obstruction became Mcgann, not showing up and, and after a subpoena was issued by congress and bar, not showing up after a subpoena was issued by congress. So they changed the definition of words. They change the the I guess the cause behind it the basis of it, but it's been the same game all along. They have nothing. The only thing you can do is state something as fact and keep stating it that way. And the facts on the ground, heaven changed. We've been talking about the facts on the ground even before the Muller report came out and the mullahs report didn't change the facts on the ground, they still haven't changed. And it's just if we see. And this is the this is the point, you know, that the facts have been changed, because all they're doing is calling people in now who don't want President Trump to be president who are agreeing with them that you can change the special that you can change obstruction of Justice to something that is not and never has been in this country. Obstruction of Justice. And it's like if we get more people in to keep saying the same thing, maybe we can move the bar. Now William bar, but maybe we can move. There's this delusional thought that maybe we can make obstruction of Justice out of something that is not obstruction of Justice. And they bring the point of both George. Herbert Walker Bush in Iran contra. And what happened there where he pardoned all of them as, as the special prosecutor said at that point, will that this stops investigation completely? Nobody said that was obstructed Justice back then and the same with Nixon, and Archibald Cox, when he far that wasn't obstruction of Justice. And nobody said that, that was obstruction of Justice. At that particular time now the other things that were done. Pain people to shut up. Missing missing evidence destruction of evidence things like that. The only thing I want to talk about with, you know, when when Dershowitz keeps going back to James Komi. The, the difference between James Komi. And I mean did a bunch of stuff wrong. He's not a prosecutor. He shouldn't have been helping only in that press conference to begin with. But it's important to understand that Komi knew that he had to explain further. What happened with Hillary Clinton? Because he was making it clear and it was clear to anybody who's not a political hack because we knew what Hillary Clinton did. Nobody was debating the behavior. Nobody right. Know what nobody was debating the part of the espionage act and the part of the freedom of information law that she was violating. So we actually knew what the we knew what she did. And we knew what specific law, and what sections of the law, and for some reason, I'm using my hands to explain this to you. We. It's radio care because when you didn't sections you kind of, like did an outline with hotline like a paper. Well, we, we knew the exact section of the espionage law and went down to the sentences as to why what she did was against the law Komi did that. And Qomi said she was irresponsible, because he knew he had to explain why the F B I would not prosecute her for clearly violating the law. Right. And his his point was yes, she did do this in her behavior was a legal. But no reasonable prosecutor prosecuted. And yes, she was extremely careless, which goes from the whole point of it was gross negligence to extremely careless because they had to take that out because the gross negligence would have been the actual term used in the actual law for breaking the law, which is why that, that got changed in it. So that's the difference and it's important to note the difference and the motivation. Because the motivation of Komi was he knew what law she broke. And he knew he was going to have to explain it, somehow why she wasn't going to be charged. That was the difference.
"john dean" Discussed on KLBJ 590AM
"Here's John dean comes have Nixon administration. He's caught up in it. He realizes how much Nixon's. Hey, that he makes a quick calculation. He's got to get out of that is, is so he, he called it becoming a rat, whatever he decides to throw in with Nixon's enemies. Which is the entirety of the media, and they willingly rapidly accept his entry application into the Washington establishment because he becomes a useful player. They can use done. John davis. Supposed- credibility to destroy Nixon even further. John dean. Nevertheless. Seems to have been left a bitter man in the forty years since John dean made a living by claiming it every alleged Republican scandal's been worse than Watergate that's that's been his job. His job with the drive by media has been to say that every Republican president and scandal, Varian is at least the equal the Watergate, if not worse, and he's doing here with Donald Trump. He said, Reagan's Iran-Contra scandal was worse than Watergate, even wrote a book that claimed the Iraq war was far worse than Watergate that Bush Cheney were far worse. The Nixon ever was this has been his job. Trump has been as off in office. John Dan has. Posted nine hundred seventy tweets. Nine hundred seventy tweets attacking Donald Trump. In addition to all of his attacks on Trump, as a CNN commentator, and yet, he's bitter. Why isn't he happy? The drive bys have accepted him. They made him a hero. They've reversed his loser image. They've turned him into one of the great American patriots. And he's bitter. Got everything he wanted supposedly. Why.
"john dean" Discussed on KOA 850 AM
"Give us a call today. We all three good. The president joins Democrats on the campaign trail in Iowa full story at ten thirty on KOA NewsRadio. John dean's. Interesting figure in the sense that you've heard the old saying the Glenn, the grass is always greener. Here's John dean comes out the Nixon administration, he's caught up in it. He realizes how much Nixon's hated. He makes a quick calculation. He's got to get out of that is, is so he, he called it becoming a rat, whatever he decides to throw in with Nixon's enemies. Which is the entirety of the media, and they willingly rapidly accept his entry application into the Washington establishment because he becomes a useful player. They can use done John Damon is supposed credibility to destroy Nixon even further. John dean. Nevertheless. Seems to have been left a bitter man in the forty years since John dean made a living by claiming it every alleged Republican scandal's been worse than Watergate. That's that's been his job. His job with the drive by media has been to say that every Republican president and scandal, Varian is at least the equal to Watergate, if not worse. And he's doing it here with Donald Trump. He said Reagan's Iran-Contra scandal was worse than Watergate, he even wrote a book that claimed the Iraq war was far worse than Watergate that Bush Cheney were far worse than Nixon ever was this has been his job. Trump has been as off in office. John Dan has. Posted nine hundred seventy tweets. Nine hundred seventy tweets attacking Donald Trump. In addition to all of his attacks on Trump, as a CNN commentator, and yet, he's bitter. Why isn't he happy? The drive bys have accepted him. They made him a hero. They've reversed his loser image. They've turned him into one of the great American patriots. And he's bitter why. Got everything he wanted supposedly why.
"john dean" Discussed on KTLK 1130 AM
"The president of the United States? You know what's going on as the witch hunt, because, you know that you didn't do it. You know you didn't collude with Russia. And you know that you haven't obstructed Justice because your president and you have constitutional powers that you've exercise like firing Comey. And you want this thing to end it's a distraction. It's paralyzing your administration. It's a witch hunt. You know, there's no good that can come of this. Because there's no they're, they're being investigated. So you want it to end. As professor Dershowitz pointed out wanting an investigation of yourself to end is not obstructing Justice and it's not unnatural. It's perfectly normal when you are falsely accused wanted to go away. Democrats are trying to say that Trump obstructed Justice by thinking about finding ways to end this investigation, which really wasn't even an investigation. It was a coup. John dean got away with. Pleading to a single felony count of obstruction in exchange for becoming a key witness for the prosecution. Which ultimately resulted in dean, getting a reduced prison sentence of just about four months. Deem was also later disbarred, as was Bill Clinton, but all in all he got off with a slap on the wrist, especially given how he is calling for Trump to be drawn and quartered. When Trump hasn't committed any crimes, and John dean dead in John dean pleaded guilty to them for a reduced sentence. This whole experiences left. John dean, contrary, and this is a great study, human nature. John dean is a bitter man, why John dean ought to have been revitalized and happy, sitting on top of the world. He's been embraced by the Washington power structure. He's been embraced by the cool kids. He's been embraced by a big click and the guy. Is bitter, more on this in just a moment and moved to the audio soundbites, hang up. You're.
"john dean" Discussed on KOA 850 AM
"For starters. John dean was not the hero of Watergate, but many people think that he was because he was supposedly Nixon loyalist who then saw what his boss was really doing and saw what his boss was capable of and media. Immediately abandoned, his boss. And that's why John dean's a hero. Now. I, I'm going to assume that most of you in this audience are fully aware of the abject hatred. The media had for Richard Nixon. Abject hatred. The democrat party had for Nixon, so it didn't take long for dean to figure out which side of the Brad, he wanted buttered. And he artfully separated himself from Nixon as a great American patriot. Who was at one time Nixon loyalists. But then saw all the dirt saw all of the scum all of the outrage in John dean, American patriot. Couldn't take it anymore. And he finally handle let the truth fly he had to unload on the Watergate hearings. That's how he's seen great patriot. Putting the country before his job. What in the country before his relationship with the president putting his job before his loyalty to the executive branch and he's parlayed that into a career?.
John Dean Cites Parallels Between Watergate and Mueller Probe
"To Washington DC. Now we're a key figure from the Watergate era back in the nineteen. Seventies John dean takes center stage at a hearing on Capitol Hill regarding Bob mothers Russia investigation. And it's finding of no collusion USA radio's Timberg with the story. The House Judiciary committee begins more hearings down special counsel, Robert Muller's probe of Russian interference in the twenty sixteen election. The guest on Monday was former White House counsel, John dean, who worked during the Nixon administration and Watergate scandal in the White House committee. Ranking member congressman Doug Collins Republican from Georgia says we've seen this old song and dance before is very difficult for one of the witnesses here tonight for many of us who can actually trace the distrust in government back to the witness here, today, the seventy star of a function if I'm I'll take it a little bit further for those of us who've been looking into this for a while. And wondering how we got started here and for those. Who discuss the fact that many on our committee on our side, discuss the fight of the corrupt Gamal will we see strong page McCabe? Call me and others. How we actually got started here? I believe that they have the godfather here today for USA radio news. I'm Timberg
"john dean" Discussed on Anderson Cooper 360
"There were chilling echoes of lower Manhattan on nine eleven. It was just a chopper crash not terrorism, and we're learning more about what led up to it. We'll have more on that in a moment, we begin though with the moments today in Washington on Capitol Hill, the felt a lot like the twenty fifth June nineteen Seventy-three and for some of a certain age, there were maybe even goosebumps because on that day in nineteen Seventy-three in front of a Senate committee. John dean began reading his two hundred and forty five page opening statement, laying out what he saw, and what he took part in inside the Nixon White House during Watergate today. He went before the House Judiciary committee, as an educator, not an inside or though, taking plenty of heat from this president, just like old times when he took it from Nixon, his testimony comes as committee chairman, Jerry Nadler, says he has struck a deal with the Justice department to obtain certain documents from the Mola report. Delaying contempt proceedings against attorney general bar for now. John dean joins us momentarily, you'll hear as well from one of the congressmen who. Questioned him today for some moments from the testimony and you'll see there were stark differences, obviously, and how Democrats and Republicans approached it all. John dean was the White House counsel under president Richard Nixon is most well known for his role as the principal as a principal witness during the Senate. Watergate hearings where his testimony was later fully corroborated as to its truthfulness by the revelations in president Nixon's, White House, tapes, comparing Nixon to just any future ministration, would you say, there was a future administration that committed more crimes than the Nixon administration as far as destruction? I would say the Trump administration is in fast competition. We what happened in the Nixon administration and the Saturday night massacre Saturday night massacre occurred in October of nineteen seventy three win Richard Nixon removed or fired Archibald Cox as the special counsel. Catch your testimony and see in fact, by the way, I could this morning. I'm a Republican. I believe that you use everything that you've got as much business, you won't generate as much as you want to work for yourself. But I don't believe it's the pro this committee to have to come in here from those who are not part of the Muller investigation who are not a part of this. Pontiff accounting things that you can do on TV. Maybe you were thinking about this. When you said the president of the United States was incapable of doing anything. We're you thinking about the fact that the embassy is now Jerusalem, I think about this one every single candidate for mini-cycles as I can remember Republican and democrat have promised the American people. You elect me we're going to move the embassy to Jerusalem. Guess what they get elected, and they come up with a million reasons why they can't do what they said they were going to do this president didn't embassies now in Jerusalem. So I'm just wondering what were you thinking about when you said he's incapable of accomplishing anything Mr. Jordan?.
Nadler says DOJ to provide "key evidence" from Mueller report
"More democratic chairman of the House Judiciary committee says he'll now have access to Robert Muller's, most important files key evidence, which Jerry Nadler, says the special counsel used to list possible examples of obstruction of Justice, even as he cast this development in a positive light analyst says the house will proceed with a vote to authorize lawsuits aimed at ensuring compliance with how subpoenas Nadler still wants to hear from former White House counsel Don Mcgann and hearing today. Former Nixon White House counsel, John dean said Muller's report is a row. Roadmap to investigate in the president and the added. It was not normal for President Trump to repeatedly asked his White House counsel to fire Robert
"john dean" Discussed on WTVN
"The was the clays like the master manipulator, the cover up, which is how the FBI at the time referred to John dean the master manipulator of the cover up in the Watergate scandal. Former attorney general said that dean, quote, quote was at the center of the criminality of Watergate especial council of the time. This is this is Nablus big witness found that nineteen material discrepancies between dean, sworn testimony and the White House, recordings member the tapes. Yeah. Those recording. So think of it, he lied, which was provable because there were actual recordings that contradicted. John dean statements nineteen times. So is it any wonder he got hired by fake news? CNN and it seems like someone. The Democrats can rely on. So that's what they want him there for dean turn states evidence received a reduced plea deal and only one count of obstruction of Justice was sentenced between one and four years in prison. In reality. Dean didn't do time the sentencing, judge gave dean time served for the months. Dean had been spending in the special federal witness facility and while in the facility deem was typically driven daily to an office to work on his book is rich themselves with book sales, and speaking tours and dean spent the years since his conviction and does barmen trying to rehabilitate himself, and he's the quintessential boy cried wolf because every single Republican presidents since Watergate Cording to dean has committed acts that will worse than Watergate, presumably dean's home part in the cover-up. President Trump is just the latest because he said the exact same thing about then President George. So this this, this is now the talk about a clown show, a circus. This is it John dean the big witness of the week for the Democratic Party with credentials like that. I mean I it is bizarre. Convicted felon. Disbarred lawyer, who has said the exact same thing about Trump, that he said about Bush that he says it's about every Republican president. So he's this huge debt fanatic is going to testify and say the exact same thing, and yet, we're gonna take his word on any of this ad, it's fake news. CNN even bother hiring.
"john dean" Discussed on KGO 810
"John dean is the general manager today, the, the Watergate figure the president's council president Nixon's council who was in on all the crimes. But as soon as they eat got turned up. He, he went weasel, and turned informer and read it out all of his friends and send them to jail. He's being dragged onto Capitol Hill this morning to testify before congress for no reason anybody can explain. He will be comparing the president, the current president's activities with those of Richard Nixon. So it is what offering is perspective. So it's what it looks like because when I saw the headline, I thought, are they bringing John Dina to make it look like impeachment from the seventies Jess and the no newspaper article I read about it explained why he was going to be there. No, it strikes me as purely stay stunt witness. It's just to get publicity. And Kaz Nixon was impeached, or, you know, was interview OJ. A feel for how bad things, are you obstructed Justice? How does Trump's ins compared to your own? Where? Yeah. That could be next. It is just it's, it's, it's Jahic. It's just a stunt booking. They got those all week long. I guess more on that later. What are other headlines Marshall, the tariffs are on hold tied to Mexico for now all tied up to the migrant stream will get into the migrant stream going back and forth California about to establish another dubious, I in our nation in the latest impactful democratic polling out of Iowa. It's who's in the middle of the pack. That's getting interesting. I like the people that got no votes, zero. There are a couple that got zero, including Blasios, the New York, mayor. We're not gonna be discouraged by that zero one person thinks you should be your first second or third choice. You're nobody's third choice, one person, not one of so much worse. When you say that I know. Right. Our house mailbag. Oh, it's fun. Danny. We have some weekly shower thoughts to start the weekend contemplative note that all on the way on the Armstrong and Getty show..
Nixon Aide And Watergate Accuser to Testify About Mueller Report
"The House Judiciary committee, starting a series of hearings considering the Muller report today, the main witness at today's hearing. We'll be the former White House counsel John dean, who was a key figure in the Watergate scandal that prompted the resignation of president, Richard Nixon. Meanwhile, this is just the start of these hearings as we hear from USA radio's Wendy king. A public hearing is set by the house intelligence committee on the couch. Counter intelligence implications of special counsel, Robert Mueller's report, the hearing will be held next Wednesday, and we'll feature testimony from former FBI officials who worked in the bureau's national security branch. This will be the first in a series of hearings the committee plans to hold on Muller's investigation.
Michael Cohen testifies before Congress
"We got the testimony of Michael Cohen less than two years ago. Michael Cohen said that he would take a bullet for the president will today. Michael Cohen will deliver a bullet right to the heart of the investigation into the president. And what a dramatic day. This will be the last time congress her. Testimony like this more than four decades ago when president Nixon's. Learn John dean, implicated Nixon and the crimes of Watergate significant number of Democrats who want this president out not through the election, but sooner through impeachment. The problem is if you're going to aim at the king the old saying hasn't you better aim straight and score a direct hit my gosh. I couldn't get through that whole montage. So they they're going to go impeachment. One
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"CBS news Washington reports out that the Trump administration is planning to weaken rules that protect millions of acres of wetlands and waterways environmental. Lists are sounding the alarm over a revision to federal clean water. Rules, dating back to the George H W Bush administration. John dean is a federal water policy expert with the national Resources Defense Council. The Trump administration carries forward with the plan as we understand it. It'll be the most severe weakening of clean water protections since the clean water act was adopted in nineteen seventy two this year is a record number of cases of an odd. Illness are Jeff Gloria has more the CDC reported the most cases ever of a mysterious in rare paralysing illness in children one hundred and fifty eight cases of acute flaccid myelogenous or FM. Have been confirmed in thirty six states this year that is more than twenty
Ex-Congresswoman who voted to impeach Nixon: Trump firing Sessions brings back troubling memories
"That gives Democrats subpoena power for the first time since President Donald Trump was elected two years ago a day after the election, Trump fired attorney general Jeff Sessions Trump's firing of sessions has led to many comparisons between Trump and former president Richard Nixon on Wednesday CNN's Jake tapper cold sessions ouster another chapter in quote, a slow motion multi-month Saturday night massacre. He was referencing the infamous Saturday night massacre in nineteen Seventy-three when then attorney general Elliot Richardson, and his deputy resigned after president Richard Nixon ordered Richardson to fire the special prosecutor investigating the Watergate scandal for more. We continue our conversation with Elizabeth thoughts. C'mon. Former US congresswoman from New York, she served on the House Judiciary committee that voted to impeach Richard Nixon for over forty years. She had the record of being the young woman ever elected to congress. Her new book the case for impeaching Trump is out Monday still with us. David Cole national legal director for the American Civil Liberties union, so the Saturday night massacre. I mean as you were watching this unfold yet yesterday, Liz, you must have. It must be you must have been flooded with memories. Oh, yeah. And it's not just happy memories is very troubling memories. In fact, you can say that you get you know, tangling up and down your spine from the repetition here. What what triggered Richard Nixon's impeachment was his view that he was above the law, and particularly that he could not be held accountable. He and his staff and his colleagues accountable under the criminal law. So when the special prosecutor. Asked for his tapes, Nixon had White House tapes and the tapes could prove whether or not he had ordered a cover up. Nixon said, no, you're not getting the tapes, and you're going to be fired and the American and he ordered the special prosecutor fired the America, and to the attorney general resigned deputy attorney general resigned, and then Robert Bork's number three fired at the American people. Understood what was going on. They knew that the tapes could prove whether the whether the president of the United States had engaged in a cover up or whether John dean who led she'd been involved in the cover-up was lying who was telling the truth. They understood this, and they said congress you have to do something about it. And these were tapes that Richard Nixon had secretly ordered himself the thing of the White House. Correct. And so at that point the impeachment Corey started, we didn't know exactly where it was going to go. But that's when it started. And right now you have. The president of the United States who had weighed deliberately till after the midterm election. So it would have no adverse political impact on him to fire the turn general the United States. Why did he fire him? There's nothing that as Mr. call set has nothing that sessions did that was contrary to his political view. I mean, political agenda the president's political views or political agenda, except then he wouldn't take control and he wouldn't oversee and he wouldn't supervise and he wouldn't interfere with Muller's investigation. And that was a NASA to this president because this president just like Nixon wants to control the criminal process that's gonna take place against him and his friends, and that is if we go down that road, we're becoming a banana Republic that's not the United States of America where a country that's committed to the rule of law and the president cannot put his finger on the thumb on the scale his thumb on the scale of Justice. That's. Not going to happen. And if it does happen, then God helped merica, well, independent Senator Bernie Sanders has warned that any attempt at obstruction on Trump's part of -struction of the Russia probe would be an impeachable offense. He tweeted Wednesday, quote, any attempt by the president or the Justice department to interfere with Muller's probe would be an obstruction of Justice and an impeachable offense goes no question about that. That was the firing of by Richard Nixon. Of Archibald Cox special prosecutor to stop and squelch that investigation was one of the grants, but the impeachment vote against Richard Nixon. So it may not you don't even need to go much farther. I think than even the appointment of Mr. Whittaker because it seems a parent that Mr. Whitaker is there for one purpose, which is to control an interfere with this investigation. And that turns out to be an congress can investigate that. And if it turns out that the purpose was to interfere with this investigation that in and of itself becomes not only basis for becomes the basis for the removal and impeachment of Donald Trump. So Liz Holzman last week the national archives released documents from the Watergate scandal, including new information relating to the indictment against president Richard Nixon the draft documents known as the Watergate roadmap show plans to charge Nixon with bribery conspiracy. Obstruction of Justice and obstruction of a cr-. Criminal investigation. Nixon was never charged with crimes though, a number of his aides were and someone to jail the documents were released after a lawsuit requested they'd be made public citing their relevance for special counsel Robert Muller, if he decides to issue a report to congress as part of the ongoing probe into whether the Trump campaign colluded with alleged Russian meddling in the two thousand sixteen election. So talk about you know, well, what this indictment was of Richard Nixon. Well, let's just make one point Richard Nixon was named by the grand jury as an unindicted co-conspirator. That is the only time that's ever happened in the history of the United States. So the grand jury wanted to indict Richard Nixon this wasn't a hypothetical draft indictment. The grand jury said we want to indict Richard Nixon. They were told by the special prosecutor, you can indicted sitting president I don't necessarily agree with that. And so as an alternative they issued this they charged him as being an unindicted co-conspirator. But yes, the the roadmap pointed to these were criminal charges that we're going to be made against the president of the United States. And the supporting evidence impeachment is not a criminal proceeding impeachment is a civil proceeding by congress to preserve and restore our democracy doesn't require criminal standard of proof. It doesn't require any of the trappings of a criminal proceeding. What its purposes is to take a president who is a threat to democracy. And remove that president from office. That's what the framers put impeachment into the constitution for. And that's why the House Judiciary committee voted to impeach Richard Nixon in part because he obstructed the investigation into the break into the Watergate hotel complex, the Democratic National Committee headquarters and Donald Trump has done has tried to interfere with this investigation. He hasn't succeeded in in derailing, it he hasn't succeeded in stopping it. But he's put Whitaker. They're clearly the appearances to shut it down. And what does that mean? What if Whitaker shut it down or starved at a funds? What does Muller need to have in place now, and what would happen if he were fired could the indictments be made public? If there are some already sealed. Well, it's a very interesting question as to what would happen. I think we would have a national crisis. First of all if the American people. At that point don't rise up to protect our democracy. Then maybe nothing can preserve it. Because that's what happened in Watergate. The American people force congress Democrats who are in control Republican president. But the Democrats didn't wanna bring impeachment proceedings, Eric and people force them to do that. That's the critical point. Why didn't they because they were in a way? I mean, this is a very critical issue. I mean, Nancy Pelosi who said she's gonna write for house speaker Guinness famously said impeachment is off the table because it's an unknown process because the first time the congress ever did an impeachment of the president was against Andrew Johnson. And that was done in a partisan way. And it left a historical taint. We did the Nixon impeachment process. We did it in a bipartisan way, we did it in a fair way that should have given the American people a sense at this process works to preserve democracy. But then we had the Clinton impeachment which was again abusive power as as Andrew Johnson impeachment was, but the issue is the I I don't really I wasn't privy to why the speaker of the house and the majority leader Dempo Democrats did not want to proceed with impeachment proceedings until. The Saturday night massacre. I think it's because they just didn't know what was going to happen. The preceding itself was you know, had bad taint, historically, and they didn't have the public was gonna react. No, really take down president, Richard Nixon. Unlike Trump who squeaked through as in his election. Richard Nixon was elected with one of the biggest landslides in American history one thousand nine hundred ninety two nine hundred seventy two so for an impeachment to take place you'd have to change the minds of a majority of American voters, Democrats were sure that could ever happen. So they were worried about the political consequences for themselves instead of thinking about the country. But the American people demanded they said, congress you've got to protect our democracy, and congress did we didn't take knows camp before we started. We didn't even know what when I I remember we started the impeachment proceedings. Nobody even knew at a high crime and misdemeanor as what's the standard for impeachment. None of us had studied this. What happened in the end, why Nixon left Richard Nixon left because the House Judiciary committee proceeding in a nickel? Fair transparent open and bipartisan fashion voted that. He engaged in impeachable offenses, and ultimately every single Republican on the committee, initially when we voted there about eleven twelve Republicans who'd enjoin we had seven or eight who did. They when when there was a tape recording that was released that showed Nixon himself orchestrating the cover up from the very beginning. All the Republicans joined with all the Democrats and saying Richard Nixon should be impeached, including the most conservative at that point the handwriting was on the wall. It was cleared every single member of the House Judiciary committee, including conservative Republicans and conservative southern Democrats supported impeachment. The house is going to support impeachment overwhelmingly, and he would be removed vote convicted in the Senate and removed and he saw the handwriting on the wall. He didn't want that humiliation. It was bad enough that he had to resign became the first American president to resign. But it was because the process was fair open and won the respect of the American people many of home. Most of whom it's supported Richard Nixon in the election just a year and a half before. So it can be done. So Richard Nixon resigned and didn't get impeached. No. There was a vote to impeach in the House Judiciary committee. That was enough for Richard Nixon to get the message. He had to get out because otherwise he'd be forcibly removed by the house full house and the Senate. Well, let's go back to two sessions replacement. Matthew, Whitaker
"john dean" Discussed on On Point with Tom Ashbrook | Podcasts
"On NPR one or wherever you get your podcasts. This is on point a mega trucker. Bharti were talking this hour with John dean. He's former White House counsel for president, Richard Nixon from nineteen seventy tonight. Nine hundred seventy three. And he was obviously a key witness in the water. The Senate Watergate hearings as well. At that time we're talking about executive power and its limits now John dean. Before in that last I you talked about that you were reading Bob Woodward's new book fear. Well, in an interview with Norah, O'Donnell of CBS this morning today FBI director Christopher Wray actually refuted. Some of the claims that Woodward makes in his book specifically that there's a breakdown of executive power going on a, here's their exchange in that. Book he describes an administration which you are part of, but he's specifically describing the White House is having a nervous breakdown of executive power. Have you experienced any of that? I have not seen a nervous breakdown of executive power. I've also not read Mr. Woodward's book and I'm not sure whether I'll ever find time. Well, that's FBI director Christopher Ray on CBS this morning, John dean, there's the FBI saying that they're rare at least saying he hasn't seen a breakdown, a nervous breakdown of executive power. What do you think. Sure what Bob is talking about what a nervous breakdown with executive power. There certainly is chaos in the White House. There certainly is a president who's unwilling to become familiar with issues before he makes decision. There's certainly a president who flips around and makes different decisions. There is a lot of petty infighting in this White House, not all the jobs are filled if that's a nervous breakdown. Okay. That's a nervous breakdown. It's not a well oiled machine that Trump talks about, well, let's take a call here. John is calling from Enid Oklahoma, you're on the air, John. Yes. My question is, do you think our congress is really enabling this president, if Nixon would have had our congress that we have now, do you think he would have ever been. Wearing ended up, you know, basically impeached. Yeah, yeah, Johnson you basically you're asking about since it seems as if congress right now is or at least part of congress isn't willing to really engage with President Trump on in the way that congress did with president Nixon. Is that what you're saying? Yes, that's very true. I mean, that's what what I see. Yeah. Well, thank you so much recall, John dean. What do you think the Congress's is composed in a different way today? The the southern Democrats of Nixon's congress are today Republicans. He was county on Republicans and southern Democrats to block his impeachment. What happened though is slowly but steadily, particularly when George Wallace wouldn't support him, he lost that support. It reason he resigned happened after the house. Impeachment inquiry had been launched and they were voting on Bill on articles of impeachment. That's when. Several Republican members of the Senate went down to tell him. You don't have the votes in the Senate. In other words, you takes a simple majority of the house to impeach to find guilty and removed from office to different votes at it takes two thirds of the Senate or sixty seven senators. I actually took more back then they the no sixty seven votes. That's right. That was I was thinking the cloture rule, but. And he was told clearly he didn't have the support. Now this didn't happen quickly. I in the span of Watergate versus what's happening right now. We're very early and it took a while for the public to understand what was going on the Senate Watergate hearings the house impeachment inquiry. They were televised and people began to get a larger picture. And that's when Nixon's support began to a road today. There's really been very little public exposure of what's going on books. Yes, newspaper articles, yes, but not the, not the, the really massive media coverage that happened in Watergate. Isn't that part because there art, certain congressional hearings going on when their congressional hearing going on other than the Senate and house intelligence committees, which are all behind closed doors. Now, suspect if the if the house becomes controlled by the Democrats that were and or the the Senate, we're going to have some public hearings. Question though, because we're new..
"john dean" Discussed on On Point with Tom Ashbrook | Podcasts
"We're gonna talk with medical personnel who can't evacuate as they wait for hurricane Florence to make landfall on the east coast. It'll be a little bit later in the show, but joining me now from Los Angeles is John dean. Once again, he's former White House counsel for president, Richard Nixon. He was a key witness for the prosecution in the Watergate hearings. And he joins us from Los Angeles, John dean, welcome to on point. Well, it's great to have you and I let me just get right to it that moment the Senator Blumenthal ask you about a cancer on the presidency d. Do you really think that such a cancer exists now in Washington similar? There are lots of echoes of Watergate curry, and again, we're actually is his later question when he asked me to compare Richard Nixon and Donald Trump, and I said, well, I see the core differences that I think it at bottom. Richard Nixon, respected the law and believed in the rule of law. I'm not sure the incumbent president does so art. But are you believe that would make what we're experiencing now worse? Yes, I would. I've, I've actually used the title worse than Watergate in a book about the Bush administration. And when when Bush and Cheney went to torture, that was that was a new low to me, and that's how the title that Booker ball. But let me ask you though. I mean, the many people would disagree with you and say, well, President Trump as of yet. I mean, they're just there's an investigation going on for sure, but the nothing coming out of Robert Muller's investigation thus far has implemented the president himself directly save for what Michael Cohen asserts. So you know, while we know that Richard Nixon did indeed commit or participate in some crimes, we can't say we cannot say that yet of President Trump. I've been watching the Trump administration since they won. And if they shown any signs that they're innocent about. Collusion, their connection with the Russia. The government, they're hiding. Well, there's just no signs. They're acting like guilty people this trying to attack the department of Justice and the FBI undercut them. It just isn't an innocent person. I'm I'm thirty chapters into Woodward's forty two chapter book, and I don't see any signs in that book either that they are innocent. You have been in the news both you know, doing interviews like this one, but also because your name keeps getting invoked. I, I wonder, you know what you thought when President Donald Trump in a tweet, not that long ago described Don Mcgann, right? His White House counsel now as a John dean type rat. Not he was and it. It shows a couple of things. First of all, they don't really understand what happened with Watergate. It's a long time ago. Memories have faded. People don't really study that history. I technically really didn't flip either. I internal tried to get Nixon to end the cover up in that so-called cancer on the presidency conversation. I raised every problem. Our fifty minute conversation and I didn't know is taped the time. I later suspect that I had been taped in one or more conversations. And of course, that was correct. We all have mazing record about history now, but you'll see me working internally to try to get him to stop the cover up. And when I'm unable to do that is when I break rank. I'm glad you point that out because we're, we're at a phase where many people obviously still living remember that time around Watergate and some don't as clearly. So it's so take us back. I mean, at what point in time, if you say you didn't flip than, you know. Take us back to the the chain of events that led you to the Watergate committee hearing in nineteen Seventy-three reserve three phases. Initially, I thought I could help my colleagues who are in a whole heap of trouble. I, I was unaware of the fact that they had broken in high level of authorization set up a special unit, investigate leaks. The president directly set this up through his former White House counsel. John Early C'mon. They along the way decided in chasing leaks when they learned that Daniel Ellsberg had leaked the so-called Pentagon papers, they broke into Daniel Ellsberg psychiatrist's office to try to find out what all I could discredit Ellsberg the same people who were used in the Elbert break in were later used in the Watergate break in..
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"john dean" Discussed on The Beat with Ari Melber
"Loans given to taxi companies that Cohen and his family owned. Now the reportedly still looking at Cohen's involvement in the one hundred and thirty thousand dollar payment to stormy Daniels Daniels today, talking about her regrets. Would you turn the clock by? Absolutely. We're too. I would never go to Lake Tahoe. And that actually stay off of all golf courses forever. What happens. The times reports Cohen privately says he wants to strike a cooperation deal with prosecutors. And then there's this Coen's attorney is now talking to former Nixon White House counsel. John dean, dean's testimony, revealing Nixon's role in Watergate. Famously helped bring Nixon down. I began by telling the president that there was a cancer growing on the presidency, and if the cancer was not removed, the president himself would be killed by it. I also told him that it was important that this cancer be removed immediately because it was growing more deadly every day. New York Times editorial board member, Mara gay. And back with me, my wildly former counsel to the mayor of New York, welcome to both of you. Thank you for being here. The John dean connection is interesting right that that John dean for all of our Watergate experts who were following this is really the turning point with Nixon, and it almost feels like Michael Cohen to some degree as modelled himself around that. He's given some interviews and talk to some people about how he's interested about the country come before those of his friend or former friend. Donald Trump. Yeah. I mean to me so much of what's interesting about this is for all the talk about the Russia investigation, which is still ongoing, extremely important. Don't get me wrong. So much of what we're seeing right now is actually a separate issue, which is that Donald Trump and allowed that people around him are just shady characters. And so this is just a lifetime of behavior that is coming up because of the the scrutiny that they're under, and I was struck personally struck when. The president called dean a rat over the weekend, and you just think to yourself. That's just the kind of words that you when you're a mobster. I mean, what? What does that mean? I mean, a red informs on criminal behavior, right? So I'm not quite sure he wanted. That's. That's where he wants to go with this thing. But as we were saying the the last couple of weeks has a different feel to it. The people the shady characters around Donald Trump have turned on him. I don't think the country was a big fan of Omarosa 's, but but people are saying, she's got tapes. She's got tapes. And when she says something so far, she has been a pretty good record of backing it up with the tape. I think Mars, absolutely right at first of all, let's just call it what it is. Michael Cohen is no John dean. John dean actually talked about trying to prevent a cancer from growing on a presidency. Michael Cohen was trying to sell access to the president. So let's be very clear on who he was and frankly has a long history of shady business deals, and he's in a very..
"john dean" Discussed on KGO 810
"Truth Thank you again You can't. Handle the truth interesting. Story about, that of course that, is, Jack. Nicholson. Aaron, Sorkin great yeah a. Few good men Aaron Sorkin, wrote the play and then he wrote the screenplay. And it was I think I wanna say the play, won a, Pulitzer but I'm I'm just pulling from, my memory banks but it is. Interesting to see he's such a great writer in that that that's seen that courtroom scene where he gets Jack Nicholson to admit that he broke the law by having. A code red it kind of touches on both of these subjects. Here in that Trump called He was referring to Mcgann McCann and who testified for thirty hours in front of Muller and everybody was talking about. The rat, you know the people that are that are going after Trump that used to be confidants or people inside. The circle once you, get pinched they turn any pointed to, John dean John dean at some comments to do we have. John, dean yeah this is this is a. Hold on remember John John dean was we don't. Have. That okay. That's okay John dean was counsel to, president Nixon and he was the guy that he wasn't, heap throat but he was the guy that turned The information Haldeman and arm down, we're in the White House. Orchestrating the, cover, up dean was involved and as you probably have you ever seen a. Few the president and all the president's men you saw that unfold but the that story which I think is a big story and important the way. Trump refers, to people that are close to them when they turn and I think that's going to lead to more. People turn and we'll, get into that but let's talk a, little bit about what Giuliani said this is again this is. Right, or wrong are alternative facts that Kellyanne. Conway said the Chuck Todd back in back in. The. Day the. Best part about ten she said well, those are alternative facts and you Todd's face doesn't work, on the radio his face look like You can't believe it Alternative facts why I haven't talked to Chuck Todd, in a long time but he's like a real interesting down to earth guy and his meteoric rise. To all this crazy he's doesn't look, like your typical guy and a lot of people didn't predict, a success, and the you know he got. The badge of honor of course when when they ain't got, a nickname from Trump So is remember that sleepy Chuck Todd sleep I love, it anyway so Giuliani was was, on the he actually did to Sunday shows but this, is the one he said he got into he should not go, on CNN stay, on FOX with a friendly and he actually he's got to watch out now because. Now Britt Hume is beginning to push back so you got, Shepard Smith and then you've got, Chris Wallace and now you got Brit Hume and and. I think it's beginning to unravel, the, former Military analysts is, now coming out, and saying that everybody on FOX are prostitutes for Trump yeah I mean not everybody's. You know there's a handful like you're naming but I feel, like the commentators the ones that, are there just to drive up the ratings no-hold-barred no Because they're commentators. But. In the, past FOX, has FOX, has been around for twenty years, and in the past you know people that that carried Bush's water and and and and the Republican. Water I mean the, Democrats were like okay, we had MSNBC and there was a kind of. A balanced there but, Trump is, like totally shifted it and and when when Giuliani was talking about truth Philosophically Giuliani's right when he says truth is always truth let's listen to a little bit of Giuliani's. Comments regarding in this in this, back and forth what I have to tell you is look I'm not going to. Be, rushed into having him testify so that he gets trapped, in a perjury. And when you tell me. That you know. He should testify. Because. He's going to, tell the truth and should, worry well that's so silly because. It somebody's version of the truth not. The truth, he didn't have a, conversation, I don't know it isn't true sure there's in truth the president, United States says I didn't truth is. The truth Mr Mayor de realized what I know Don't don't don't do this. To me don't. Talk from striking. Donald. Trump says I, didn't talk about Flint with, call me call me says you. Did talk about it for sure this There is. Still an in a scenario is true you just need you. Know obviously, somebody else to corroborate side I mean, come on we know what we're talking. About here and there are examples I can give you philosophic examples where there are two truce for example if the sun? Were to blow up you would know it. For nine. Minutes so does it blow. Up when you realize. It blows up, or does it blow up before you. Even, know applause up I definitely think I won't care either. Way Again my point is is, that on grand scales and really small scales, you can have two truths the quantum world is you can see. Something and by seeing, something you affected it so it's not where it was just the. Whole idea of recognizing. It but. We're in a much different world now, we're. We're Newton's, world and so the question? Is. Is you, know if Trump again if Trump says something and you, said he said something for example Trump says the. Sti- is blue right game then people go but let's have Trump's says the sky is is. Turquoise and you, know the, sky is blue and you say. You can, battle on, that but if Trump says the window is my my dog. And I ate the green stuff you can't really you that's. Insane that's, not true or it's not true right, I mean you see what I'm saying. Yeah and he's he has actually said things along the lines of that and I'm not saying he's mentally ill or anything? I'm saying sometimes he's trying to lie on On the on, the run and he's not good at it no. He's not very few people are I mean But this goes back to the true thing I think that because we are stuck in this and I give you, another example define? Is Clinton was trying to say that oral sex was not real? Sex and people go? Well, is it sex I remember that debate your mom walks in on you doing. It, are you having sex no he. Told me I think? You, all your mama So I'm I just done deciphering what Trump. Means and what his lawyer means I think. That's what people can, agree on I'm done with that, but I think. It's important again you're moving forward I think what happened yesterday is this is about Giuliani and. It's, really not about truth create yeah he's actually do you understand? What Giuliani meant that I'm done why? Do we. Have to decipher it speak clearly so can anybody else? Help redefine another kind of truth. I'd, love. To, hear. That eight oh eight oh eight and here's, my second one about a winter you or what's the difference between, a rat and a whistle blower What is the difference? Between somebody the rats out Trump Trumpers? You in. And you say I know you know he's a creep? From day one right if you're. Know, and. Then, and. Then it gets kind of dicey and you, turn on them you're still a rat I mean you may mean I think I think I could say? One is. On morosi hold you hold that thought we'll get to that coming up again that's Nikki's, version of what a rat is coming right up and, yours? As well eight oh eight oh eight when in a rat and whistle blower and can you, be both that can. Be Desierto, truce that's next Chip Franklin k. g. o.? Eight ten Three thirteen on g. away ten time to get through your afternoon commute with Heather from the Chilton auto body traffic desk still have an accident on coastal highway. One southbound through the Santa Cruz. 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"john dean" Discussed on BizTalk Radio
"May have to pay i've dealt with who has to pay every year no i'm not talking about john dean this time i don't know this year i have no clue i'll find out and they they don't understand how they don't how come they always have to pay because they are claiming unrealistic they're claiming like ninety nine exemptions and so they're having very little if not nothing kerry taken from their paycheck every yeah sure they get a bigger paycheck every month but they're just going to have to pay it at the end of the year so how you set up your withholding and that's where we have in the problem right now is we have this new tax bill we have these new tax brackets new deductions or non deductions now they're able to deduct things and they don't have the corresponding tax withholding tables you know if you make x most likely you're gonna go y amount in taxes so we're gonna take that out every paycheck to get you to the right amount or close to it that's what withholding tables do if you say i have married with no dependence they're going to withhold one a certain amount of your paycheck that amount differs for somebody who's getting paid a thousand a month for somebody who's getting paid ten thousand a month the withholding here we don't have the withholding tables for the new tax bill yet so they're using last year's tax withholding tables now they will have them soon and there'll be an adjustment in how much of an adjustment it'll be i am not too sure we'll see how it comes out i i played around with my tax bill and i said according to my twenty sixteen taxes if i set them up based on the new tax bill you know didn't have the capped at ten thousand dollars on my state and local income tax deduction but didn't have my personal exemptions i put all these things in i came out that my taxes were within a couple of hundred bucks the same number with the new tax bill as they were in two thousand sixteen based on my two thousand sixteen income well how do you do that for for next year i mean for this year i went into what my income was i added back in the deductions.
"john dean" Discussed on WBZ NewsRadio 1030
"A question john dean held after threats to shoot up school with air fifteen what do we do with someone like this first i sarm i felt feelings of the are now live felt then he was loathsome but now i look at him i think i see a desperately troubled person like desperately traveled to the point of destruction and an extreme mental illness i think well wow what do we do his a perfect the case to decide what do we do with this person instead of talking in the abstract word or with a do about the problem we say what do we do about this person their kids like that all over the place that are so jammed up and in the environment that were in with a gun so we have around then we have this explosion of mass shootings and this is the point is is a point where this can be dealt with what do we do with this met this young man and we have caroline stone imu called about something else probably would that's okay it's open line what's up all good i wanted to call in about the tv all the favorite tv show we'll shows the you think have the best writing yeah that's rating i hand i'll i shouldn't they hand down but it's a tight for me homicide in law and order homicide life on the street yes yes great theories mb saying late yeah nbc it also law and order.
"john dean" Discussed on Here's The Thing
"If john dean was the ultimate nixon insider essayist and satirist lewis lap him was the ultimate outsider despite their shared patrician routes lap skewered the administration and it's watergate troubles from behind the covers of harper's magazine where he was the managing editor throughout the scandal a narrow i trusted nixon i came out of the of the affluent privilege to san francisco society san francisco society my my father had been very strongly in favour roosevelt 1932 here my conversation with lewis lap him that here's the thing dot org coming up more from richard nixon's white house counsel on lessons from watergate for trump and the rest of us dan here's the thing is supported by masterclass masterclass produces online video classes taught by the best in the world available classes include gordon ramsey teaches cooking aaron sorkin teaches screenwriting serena williams teaches tennis and many more beautifully produced in carefully curated masterclass gives you access to the best of the aircraft so that you can master yours get master class for yourself or for the lifelong learner on your holiday list more information available at masterclass dot com slash thing here's the thing is supported by zillow recruiter when you're hiring posting your job on just one side isn't enough so where do you go to find top talent with zip recruiter you can post your job to 100plus job sites with just one click let ziprecruiter's powerful technology match your job to the right candidates and use their simple dashboard to find your perfect hire in fact eighty percent of employers who post jobs on ziprecruiter get a quality candidate through the site within one day try it for free at com slash thing that's ziprecruiter dot com slash thing.
"john dean" Discussed on Here's The Thing
"Says well first of all the the congress is investigating this the general accounting office is investigating it the fbi is investigating it but most importantly my white house counsel john dean his has investigated this matter and found nobody presently employed in this administration had anything to do with this bizarre incident this was the first i heard of my investigation and so after that his press secretary ron ziegler called and said john you have a copy of your report i said ron there is no report uh he said well maybe there should be and i said well i don't think so anyway said i don't think so why because i didn't wanna live i didn't want to you knew that they wanted you to dr survey i was quite clearly what cover up with yes yes what happens is when we were going back to when i first start dealing with with nixon he starts on the reported again that he wants a dean report he is convinced somehow this will make things go away early c'mon makes it pretty clear that what he can do is have this report in his desk drawer and say this is all i knew it didn't take me long the you know i figured that out of mmediately that uh that this would be a set up and i had no interest in line had no interest in giving the and false information to the president and didn't uh but he presses me on that there there are actually three phases of the cover up for me i initially thought i was just helping out my colleagues and didn't see anything criminally amiss.
"john dean" Discussed on Here's The Thing
"Here's the thing is supported by master class imagined learning about climate change from dr jane goodall or filmmaking from martin scorsese with master class you can master class produces online classes top by the world's best choose from over thirty classes at masterclass dot com slash thing here's the thing is supported by zillow recruiter hiring with ziprecruiter you can post your job to 100plus job sites with just one click try it for free at ziprecruiter dot com slash thing that's ziprecruiter dot com slash thing listener support supported w nyc studios this is alec baldwin and you're listening to here's the thing few people were deeper into the watergate coverup than president nixon's white house counsel john dean then he flipped he was a star witness for the congressional investigation and while some watergate conspirators had religious conversions prison dean left prison with a commitment to teaching and classrooms and beyond the lessons of the scandal and advocating for better government i recently had the opportunity to talk with him in front of a live audience at nyu screwball center toes the jobs you had in government prior to you becoming counsel to the president i was at the house judiciary committee with my first job in government and from there i went to a commission with revising the federal criminal code i didn't study enough while they were working on matter i have a question about i i i then went from there to become the associate deputy attorney general in the nixon administration at the outset of the administration and wild they're working injustice i was invited to become council of the pros who invited you richard nixon nixon's someone's making a recommendation dim or he knew you personally well they they sent a feeler out in fact by over the years in going through the archives i haven't collected at all but i have collected bits and pieces i didn't realize they were doing reconnaissance on me for many many months before they asked me to court of the white house questions like could i really be loyal to nixon literally literally what what did you think that they saw an you that they thought you were a nixon man.