President Donald Trump's lawyer Rudy Giuliani on Sunday said the White House won't start firing people to kill special counsel Robert Mueller's Russian Federation investigation because it would raise parallels to "Watergate" and accused the FBI of criminal behavior. Trump has repeatedly called the special counsel's work a "witch hunt", despite its producing five guilty pleas, including by three former Trump aides, and evidence of Russian tampering in United States elections. Because eventually the decision here is going to be impeach or not impeach.
"So our jury... is the American people".
Trump is "simply trying to de-legitimise the Mueller investigation, the FBI, the Department of Justice", Michael Hayden, who led the Central Intelligence Agency and the National Security Agency under Republican and Democratic presidents, said yesterday. They said it had already produced real results.
'When you look at the backdrop of this rigged investigation, when you look at how they treated [former campaign chair Paul] Manafort, how they spun off into [Trump lawyer Michael] Cohen.
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Schiff, appearing later in the show, dismissed Rubio's caveat as "part of the propaganda machine".
"Let's spread a completely fallacious story and then let's say that it needs to be investigated and give it a life of its own", Schiff said. He said he felt "pretty comfortable with because there has been none", but isn't as comfortable as Trump is with potential obstruction.More news: Yankees Fans Boo Trump Lawyer Rudy Giuliani On His Birthday
He has issued repeated threats of firing against the special counsel Robert Mueller, attorney general Jeff Sessions, and deputy attorney general Rod Rosenstein. "If that were to happen, obviously, that would cause a constitutional crisis".
But what Democrats describe as a blunt and concerted effort by the president to delegitimize the Mueller inquiry may be having an effect, to judge by recent polls. A majority of respondents from both parties disapproved of Trump's handling of the Mueller investigation.
"I have no regard at all for Brennan or Clapper". "I'm not, the president's fine".
When host Dana Bash pressed Giuliani on whether he thought special counsel Robert Mueller's probe was legitimate, he said, "not anymore".
"I guess I'd rather do the interview".
The panel then turned to Trump's weekend tweet about the "young" lives that have allegedly been ruined by the Russian Federation probe - and Vinograd took Trump to task for trying to make people feel sorry for people like former campaign aide George Papadopoulos who tried to work with Russian Federation to get dirt on Hillary Clinton.