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there is certainly some kefdz of destruction of justice. >> he is a self-knitted leaker. >> it is devastating behavior for the president. >> let the american people off the hook. >> jim comey now complains that president trump is untethered from the truth. >> cohen is going to be in court today. >> i think it's a serious matter. there is no question. mr. cohen's name keeps coming up. >> she wants to in sure she is heard.
>> we want to establish a strong deterrent against the production of chemical weapons. >> president trump is not a king. he's a president. he is supposed to come to congress. >> we know our work in syria is not done. >> this is "new day" with chris cuomo and alisyn camerota. >> all right. welcome to our viewers in the united states and around the world. this is your "new day". it is monday, april 16th, 6:00 here in new york city. so fired fbi director james comey unloaded on president trump. the president who fired him. now in a new interview, comey said donald trump is morally unfit to be president and a, quote, stain on those around him. comey suggests president trump may have obstructed justice when he asked him to let go of the michael flynn investigation and comey suggests that it is possible that russians have dirt on trump and that can be used as leverage. >> so the president launched a preemptive twitter a attack
calling him slippery, not smart, and for the second time, a slime ball. the president's focus split between comey and his long time personal lawyer michael cohen. cohen will be in court today for a hearing in last week's records search. some say that could be a bigger legal threat than the mueller probe. kaitlan collins is live at the white house. another busy day. what are you learning there? >> reporter: well, a stunning interview by the former fbi director last night. if there was any chance this feud between james comey and president trump, that evaporated last night with the seering interview with james comey. this was a five-hour interview they condensed into one hour. i'm never sure we have seen a public assault like this on a sitting president from someone who sevened in the highest
levels of government. fired fbi director james comey unleashing scathing criticism of president trump's character, blasting him as unfit for office and a staeup on those around him. >> the person who sees moral equivalence in charlottesville, who talks about and treat women like pieces of meat, who lies constantly about matters big and small, and insist the american people believe it, that person is not fit to be president of the united states on moral grounds. >> reporter: since the president fired him last may, comey feels he thinks the president might be under russian blackmail. >> it strikes me as unlikely. and i would have been able to say with high confidence about any other president i dealt with. but i can't. it's possible. >> reporter: comey reflecting on the february meeting when he says president trump asked him to drop the investigation into his former national security adviser michael flynn.
>> should you have said, mr. trump, i can't discuss this. you're doing something improper. >> maybe. although if he didn't know he was doing something improper, why doe kick out the attorney general, the vice president of the united states, and the leaders of the intelligence community? why am i alone if he doesn't know the nature of the request? >> reporter: trump denie he made the request. but comey believes it bears weight in special counsel mueller's investigation. >> was he obstructing justice? >> certainly there is some evidence of obstruction of justice. it would i hope set off alarm bells that this is his most serious attack yet on the rule of law. >> when asked whether mr. trump should be up peached? >> i hope not. i think it would let the american people off the hook. people in this country need to stand up and go to the voting boothe and vote their values.
impeachment in a way would short circuit that. >> comey comparing his behavior to that of a mob boss, demanding loyalty. >> he said i expect loyalty. i need loyalty. and i just stared at him. and had a narrative with myself, don't move, don't you dare move, don't even blink. >> why not saw no? >> i think i was caught by surprise. >> comey said president trump dominated the conversation talking about himself the whole time. >> a constant series of assertions about the inauguration crowd. it was bigger than barack obama's first inauguration. that is not true. that is not a perspective. that is just a lie. >> are you thinking president trump is a liar? >> yes. yeah. >> and recalling his infamous handshake shortly after the inauguration. he said even his family knew how
uncomfortable that was. >> they know that is my oh, no face. >> that's not what your wife said. >> she said it was my oh [ bleep ] face? i thought it was crazy to fire me. i'm leading the investigation of a russian influence whether anyone in the trump board coordinated and conspired with the russians. that makes no sense at all >> reporter: also reflecting on of informing congress he was reopening the hillary clinton e-mail investigation just days before the election. >> what do you feel like could be changed, comey, in the last 10 days of the campaign after you sent the letter. >> it sucked. i walked around sick to my stomach, felt beaten down, like i was totally alone, that everybody hated me, and there wasn't a way out because it really was the right thing to do. >> reporter: the fired fbi director adamantly defending his
handling of the probe. >> if you knew that would haunt trump, you would still is send is it? >> down that path lies the fbi. if i ever start consider whose political fortunes will be affected, we're done. >> reporter: they have already been working overtime to undermine james comey's credibility. but the president has not responded to these latest comments. when the president gets hit, he hits 10 times harder. he is traveling to florida for an event on tax cuts and will await the arrival of the japanese prime minister. >> and often he will throw a punch when he is anticipating being hit first. thank you. let's bring in maggie haub habe. how is this playing in the halls of the white house?
>> there was a lot of anxiety about this comey interview before it happened. of course they ended up saying on friday, praour to last night, they were feeling relieved. it is not as bad as they thought it could be. it does not contain a lot of news in terms of revelations. the interview aggravated a lot of people. but it is is much lower grade burn than i thought it would be certainly and that i think husband advisers thought it would be. he is very preoccupied with other matters. >> meaning michael cohen? >> meaning the president about michael cohen? >> yes. >> look, he doesn't like james comey obviously. it's funny, though. these tweets that he does, sometimes they are him venting and being untethered. sometimes it is more what passes for awe plan there. they were planning on him having a bunch of tweets about comey. he finds this interesting to your points and kaitlan's point.
people are always punching at him. there is a part of this that he enjoys. but i don't think that there is a huge wave of shock of anything comey has said. >> some of the revelations didn't seem to come in terms of facts. >> right. >> but rather comey's opinion of things, impressions of things. he was asked whether he thinks the president was fit for office. and he said intellectually, yes, he think the president is fit. but morally no. listen to this. >> you write that president trump is unethical, untethered to the truth. is is donald trump unfit to be president? >> yes. in the in the way i off hear people talk about it. i don't buy the stuff about him being mentally in competent or early stages of dementia. he is tracking conversations and knows what's going on. i don't think he is medically
unfit to be president. i think he is morally unfit to be president. a person who sees moral equivalence in charlottesville, who talks and treats women like they are pieces of meat, who lies constantly about matters big and small and insist the american people believe it, that person is not fit to be president of the united states on moral grounds. our president must embody respect and adhere to the laws of this country can. this president is not able to do that. he is morally unfit to be president. >> so that's not going to go over well. >> no. although i think it is is -- it's interesting. he takes away the argument a lot of trump's critics on the left who are seizing on on this book. the clinton people are frustrated by what comey said about the letter he wrote to congress about the e-mail investigation. he says something that is counter to what is often said by his critics, oh, he clearly has
dementia. >> not mentally. >> actually, what he is saying is something a little more alarming to people who dislike the president. he says he knows very well what he's doing. he knows very well when he is telling you something that is untrue. the bit about how he talks about women. president trump is probably the first person that was caught on ta tape. i don't think he is the person who ever held that office who has spoken ill of women in general. i think what comey does is conflates a bunch of strands that don't necessarily have anything to do with each other. the president's truthfulness is the major aspect of of this white house. he frequently tells falsehoods. he tells his aides to go out and say falsehoods. >> you can't put a lot of meat
on the bones of things that will matter to people because of the ongoing investigation. >> that's right. >> but the heavy hammer, is it possible that the pp tape is true? possible. but then he says something else that will be tough for a lot of people on the left to hear. it is whether or not the president should be impeached. take a listen. >> should donald trump be impeached? >> impeachment is a question of law and fact and politics. >> you're a citizen. you have a judgment. >> i'll give you a strange answer. i hope not. i think impeaching and removing donald trump from office would let the american people off the hook and have something happen indirectly that i think they're duty bound to do directly. people need to stand up, go to the voting boothe and vote their values. impeachment in a way would short is circuit that. >> that was interesting.
even though impeachment is a political process, it has the guise of being a legal purr suit. it was interesting to hear the former head of the fbi not say, well, it's about the tape, it's possible about this. i don't think there is a ground for impeachment. >> or at least he's saying is he doesn't know. to your point about the tape, i took it as it could exist. he thinks there are a manner of things that could be out there about the president that he is not ruling out. i think if he knew anything existed he might feel differently. based on the available knowledge he hopes that is not the direction it takes. a lot will depend on what happens in november. even though it is not a guarantee. i think it is likely, but not definite. it's interesting when he said the american people should go vote their values. they did. and he won the electorate.
this came down to 80,000 votes ish in three states. it's not like people don't have a lot of this information, voters. they choose to either ignore it or decide it is not as important to them as what is going on in their lives. i'm not sure this is any different than the cohen investigation if it leads to the president could end up changing that. >> it seems is as though the trump people and the rnc are seizing on, look, the democrats had big problems. look at all the people who came out and said what he did broke protocol. he gave context to thinks thinking at least with what he was doing with hillary clinton and the investigation. listen to this. >> wasn't the decision to reveal influenced by your assumption that hillary clinton was going to win and your concern that she wins, this comes out several
weeks later, and then that is taken by her owe phone that she is an illegitimate president. >> it must be. i don't remember that must have been. i'm sure that it was awe factor. like i said, i don't remember spelling it out, but it had to have been. she's going to be elected president. and if i hide this from the american people she'll be illegitimate the moment she's elected, the moment this comes out. >> critics hear a little bit will cal bias there. what do you hear? >> i don't hear political bias. i heard someone who -- and i think he said this. he's in a tough spot no matter what he did and i think somebody who isn't completely reflective about why he did what he did. james comey's vision and path for himself is he believes that his motives are pure and is so therefore i don't think he
spends a whole lot of time questioning what he does and why he might have done it. >> it's not in the book. it didn't come out yet. kudos to george stephanopoulos. he did a very nice interview. five hours. "new york times" did a nice is synopsis on him. who told you that you could say whether or not prosecuting hillary clinton is the right thing. that's not the fbi's job. we don't know who gave hum clearance of doing something. that's sally yates' job. >> he said well, in retrospect i chose my words. those were pretty important words. >> and he said owed a duty to congress. it is is self-designed duty. only if there was new information that could change the decision not to prosecute. >> because he did it before t t that. there there could have been. >> that's right.
>> clinton folks have is a lot anger towards comey. they don't place a lot of her having the is server in the first place which created the problem. it is ironic that the person who is slamming the hardest at comey is the president. there is not a lot new here. there is more that is sort of new and i think salt in the wound with the clinton folks. >> we'll be talking to some of them coming up in the program. maggie, thank you very much. >> while that may be true, the he president was certainly talking a lot more about jim comey than the clinton people this week. heavy handed attacks suggesting that jim comey should be in jail. well, he is the man with the strings, the president of the united states, when it comes to taking any action here. will there be a move to prosecute the former fbi director. we discuss next. ♪
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breathe right. welcome to holiday inn! thank you! ♪ ♪ wait, i have something for you! every stay is a special stay at holiday inn. save up to 15% when you book early at hollidayinn.com do you think the russians have is something on donald trump? >> i think it's possible. i don't know. i never thought i would utter about the president of the united states, but it's possible. >> that's stunning. you can't say for certain that the president of the united states is not compromised by the russians? >> yeah, it is stunning, and i wish i wasn't saying it. but it's the truth. >> fired fbi director james comey suggesting the russians may have some blackmail on president trump. that was his first tv interview.
let's bring in maggie haeuper man and cnn legal analyst and robert mueller's former assistant michael zeldin. they couldn't say there was not that evidence but comey said it is possible. it is is also possible tomorrow it will show. is that like comey saying, yeah, it could or could not be. how big a deal did you think that moment was? >> this legal terms i thought it was pretty gratuity taos. i didn't think there was any substantive evidence that he could point to that supported that. i think it was more of a dig than it was relevant. i think the most relevant thing from a legal standpoint is was his description of the president clearing the oval office of the vice president and attorney general and asking him to let the flynn investigation go and husband clear sense there was
something that was knowingly done wrong by the president which caused him to then immediately return and memorialize the meeting in memoranda that went to mueller and which pore tend what mueller may be looking at on this issue. that was the most important in terms of awe legal proposition. >> michael, while we have you, to get your expertise, does the president has the power to do that? >> the president is not prosecutor. the attorney general is a prosecutor. i don't find anything what comey did to be legally actionable. he released, through a surrogate, an unclassified memo of his own writing that is perfectly permissible under the first amendment. and i don't see any legal basis for him to proceed. >> could he direct the president, the doj, to
investigate? >> he is not supposed to. >> but he could, right? >> i suppose. but -- >> i'm just saying he could. that's all. >> he could ask them to look into it. he can't milwaukee them bring an indictment. he could say i want you to look into this. they could say, thank you very much. we have looked into it. here's our conclusion. but it shouldn't happen that waugh. chris, the reason i'm harping on this a little bit is we have seen of the course of the mueller investigation communications between the white house and the justice department which violate longstanding policies about communications with the justice department about future or ongoing investigations. so so i'm really trying to push back to say don't do that. it's not good. it's not helpful. and it may be further evidence of an intent to interfere with the investigation. >> maggie, you were telling us that some of this in terms of
inside the white house is being eclipsed by what is happening with michael cohen. and some say this is the true legal threat to the president even more than whatever robert mueller is going to find out. are they aware of that in the white house? >> yes. >> is that what you're hearing? >> we reported actually on friday that the president'sizers and lawyers have come to the conclusion that it poses a vastly greater threat potentially. we. >> tony: where this goes. i don't want to predict the outcome. but certainly in terms of just immediate availability of evidence, the search warrant, which is incredibly sweeping, executed on michael cohen's hotel room, home, office, seizing tablets, going through a safe, seizing documents and so forth, and communications, it asked for communications with this president. we know he doesn't e-mail. he doesn't send is text
messages. in retrospect, he's probably pretty smart for not doing that. it is not clear what else might comprise the investigation. they don't know what was there. they don't know what was taken. they have not been able to learn what was taken. that is is very alarming. >> that is part of what makes today. that you are going to court to fight over what was taken, what can be reviewed, what can't. we hear stormy daniels is going to be there too. why does she need to be in court and what do you make of the proceedings and the potential ump indicati implications? >> i don't think stormy needs to be in that court. it's a little bit of a side show. and surprised avenatti is doing that. with respect to trump and cohen and their respective legal positions, each wants an opportunity to review what has been seized before the prosecutors get to look at it themselves.
it makes sense for them to want to do that. i don't think the judge is going to allow that. she will most likely allow the prosecutors to proceed under normal justice department policies which is with a taint team to look and identify that which they consider to be privileged. she may decide if there is a close call on something, she will take it herself and be the final arbiter. she could appoint a special master to work with them because there's so much at issue here with the president on the united states being a client. but i think in the end the process will probably proceed according to procedures. the prosecutors will milwaukee that initial decision. they will fight over document by document if it is sought to be used against them in a court of law. >> we have talked a lot on the show of course it's hard for boom at home. of course it's hard for busy americans to figure out every day there is a different thread of the mueller investigation that we are reporting on. it is hard for them to sort out
when something is a tipping point or is more significant than yesterday's news. does michael cohen stuff fall into that category? >> yeah. look. we get a lot of complaints that we are normalizing the president by just covering him straight. another way to normalize is to treat everything like a five-alarm fire. and i think we have all been guilty of that at times. the michael cohen situation is different. it is sort of like -- i'm not a great flyer. i have had people tell me watch what the flight attendants are doing. if they're calm, you're fire. the lawyers are not calm. that is your hint about what is going on here. it may not end up mattering. but there are few people who know as much as michael cohen. it is true he has been he very loyal to the president over a long period of time. it is also true that the president has often treated him pretty poorly as he often treats
pl employees. it is hard to ask people to give up their life for you. >> they don't control michael cohen. they don't know what information they had. it is is the only context where you have potential direct between the president. with mueller, the president tends to be one, two layers removed. >> right. it is one person familiar. this one is much more direct. >> maggie haberman, michael zeldin, thank you very much. we will hear more this week. he will talk to jake tapper on thursday at 4:00 p.m. eastern. all right. coming up in our 8:00 hour, what is the white house going to make of this? what is their counter argument? the counter arguer in chief will be here. senior counselor to the chief kelly an conway barbara bush is said to be in failing health. we have details next.
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so look the book with jim comey and his interview is not all about donald trump. a lot of it has to do with h hillary clinton. and the former director is standing by to reopen the e-mail investigation, though he did acknowledge politics played a factor in his decision. make a listen. >> but i was operating in a world where hillary clinton was going to beat donald trump. and so i'm sure it was a factor. as i said, i don't remember spelling it out, but it had to have been.
she's going to be elected president. and if i hide this from the american people, she'll be illegitimate the moment she's elected. >> satisfied now? >> well, i'm glad he's out there talking about this. i'm particularly glad he is being forth right with how much pulling, the prevailing wisdom about the election played in his decision. it is important that is acknowledged. it is also important to take out hillary clinton and donald trump and just ask this general should the fbi have gotten involved the way they did? should they have broken precedent in this waugh? i feel like the answer is no. i wish he would be more forth right in that respect. i'm glad he's having this discussion. what matters at the end of the day is that this doesn't happen again. >> do you know anything from the democratic ranks of who told jim comey that it was okay to eye
certain the decision to prosecute? >> i don't know. i'm not totally fine with his explanation with that. it wasn't just that he felt that he could alone take these unprecedented steps. it's that he took them at all. there are clear written protocols that say you kapcanno get involved. what's going on with donald trump. he said i can't talk about that. >> he said the distinction is everybody knew what we were doing with clinton and who was involved. with trump, i couldn't talk about it because i didn't want the people who we were looking at to know. >> this is why i believe these protocols says matter a lot. they are there to say everybody gets treated the same. we're not going to get involved is in any election. we're not going to take a side. look, i don't blame comey. i think he's an honest person.
i think he was trying to do what he thought was right. but he really started to conflate in his mind what makes the fbi look good and what is justice. as a result, one candidate was treated unfairly. >> the fetelings about hillary clinton and jim comey are mentioned in the book as well. here's a portion of what he had to say. >> hillary clinton wrote in a book i shfd her. that sound like i was trying to knife her. i was trying to save hillary clinton. i hope both will is read this and see a deeply flawed human surrounded by other flawed beings. >> he goes on to say he will think i'm an idiot but hopefully she will think i'm an honest
idiot. >> there are questions about donald trump, and i'm glad they're there. but the point is he maude a mistake. guess what. i made a lot of mistakes. a lot of people made mistakes on this campaign. in large part because people thought hillary was going to win. a lot of voters dn't turn out because they thought hillary was going to win. they voted for a different candidate because they thought hillary was going to win. again, the important takeaway here for me is the fbi should not get involved in the future. it shouldn't conflate its own reputation with what's best. >> you talked to hillary clinton yesterday. did she watch last night? will she read the book? >> i don't know. we'll have to see. i think she would probably take the same attitude of me, which is it's good we're having this conversation. what matters is not getting bogged down in 2016 and move on. if we could do a time machine and go back and change things we
could focus on 2016. >> when you create that machine, is one of the first things you would dial up her decision is to have that server? >> she said herself, this is a mistake. she shouldn't have dup it. that's why, again, i don't think we should get into a blame game about this person did this, that person did that. it's about what to do in the future. >> do you say to minutes of the democratic party, stop blaming jim comey for costing us the election? that's not why we lost? >> i think that james comey made a mistake. i think i made mistakes. i spent time talking about mistakes that i made. i think it is productive to have these discussions particularly as we think about how do we win this race in 2020. but playing the blame game, trying to figure it out. anything could have made a difference. it was 70,000 votes.
>> if she had no server and just an e-mail account, do you think she's president of the united states? >> i think that, to be honest with you, i think if it wasn't this, it would have been benghazi. the reps were relentless about picking something, turning it into more than it was and beating on it every single day. because a lot of people thought she would win we almost excused blowing small things into big things. think of everything that is wrong with donald trump. new of all the things he might have done that were illega >> hindsight is 20/20. how will president trump respond? the president's allies are already on the attack. that's next. ways to lthe northern belly fat. percussion massage.
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did you tell him about the steele dossier? >> no. i just talked about additional material. >> did he have a right to know that? >> that it was financed by his political opponents? i don't know the answer to that. it wasn't necessary for my goal, which was to alert him that we had this information. >> all right. that was fired fbi director james comey talking about the moment that he briefed then president-elect trump on the steele dossier and not telling him that it was funded but his opposition. joining us no is former special agent mike rogers, cnn national security commentator. mike, great to see you. before we get to th larger issues of what a remarkable moment in history this is watching this battle between the former fbi head and the president about that, should he have told president-elect trump the origin of that dossier and who paid for it? >> i don't know. it depends on where the
investigation was. i don't know if that was relevant to the time and the conversation. at some point he probably should have been briefed. again, this was still an ongoing investigation. i'll tell you what, alisyn, when this is over, america will need a healthy dose of reality. >> how about now? >> too much more to come, i think. >> okay. so let's talk about the larger issue. how remarkable is it for you as someone who worked with james comey as former fbi agent to watch this play out and to have our former chief law enforcement officer talk about the president in these terms? >> yeah. i have to tell you, i'm -- i was really disappointed. i have known jim comey to be a decent and honorable man. i worked with him as chairman. never had any issue, would never question his voracity. but to have someone even
speculate that the president may have committed a crime. he wasn't quite sure damages his brand and the brand. they don't want police officers going out and saying, well, i don't think that person is morally fit so i'm going to put handcuffs on you. that's not what law especially forcement issed to do. so him a director makes those comparisons, listen, trump laid the bait out there. it was certainly i thought actions and activities unbecoming of the office of president, no doubt. but james comey last night took the bait. >> so why do you think he did that? >> clearly the guy was fired in a -- i can't think of a more horrific way to fire someone who had given honorable service to his country. i think he is still trying to shock off this notion that believes i was doing everything
right. and to get treated this way was con she unconscionable. it gives hrgs to everybody who now wants to condemn the fbi as a political organization or an organization that decided they would investigate the president because they didn't like him or his morals. none of that is where the fbi is or should be. pg it highlighted the mistakes that director comey made early in this where he tip toed into politics and tip toed out. i think he thought he was doing the right thing. but it highlighted the mistakes he made can and we have two boys in the school yard calling one another names. >> what do you think his biggest mistakes were? >> i didn't think that was his
place. i agreed the third time when he said, no, we didn't find anything here. i found all of that who said he was doing this from some notion he had politics on his mind. the fbi needs to stay out of all of that. again, this notion that he believes the president is northerlily unfit. we're all going to come to that conclusion in the voting booth i don't want the fbi deciding on an investigation because they think someone is morally up fit. that is a dangerous precedent. those are the big mistakes. and then having the director who was actively engaged in the investigation speculate last night last night on live tv, well, the president may have committed a crime here. i thought it was unbecoming of an fbi tkrbgtor. i know jim comey. he is a decent and honorable man. i think his emotions got the better of him in this.
>> speaking of unbecoming, of course there is the response from the white house and the president saying slippery james comey, a man who always ends up badly and out of whack he is not smart, will go down as the worst fbi director in history by far. that is not the most insulting tweet i could have read. is there a trickle down kind of ripple effect across all of the fbi? >> listen, i think this pejorative nature has to end. he was very mean. there was animas in his texts and tweets about james comey. don't go after an individual. my blood pressure is going up already.
for the fbi director to react, i think james comey took that bait. he shouldn't do that. the director needed to be bigger than that. unform last night was not. so, again, it looks like two kids in the school yard hurling insults at each other. they said it's happening. now that's all going to get lost one more time. it gives the russians a seam of which thrp they are very goey w finding. >> you said everybody might need therapy. and phau i is suggest a long vacation for you as well. thank you very much. >> thanks, al is sin. so another angle this morning. lawmakers on both sides of the aisle are weighing in on jim
i think he is morally unfit to be president. >> it is a up story. >> do you think the russians have something on president trump? >> i think it's possible. >> former director comey has a god complex. >> i always found him to be credible. >> michael cohen heads to court just hours from now. >> he has had a long relationship with michael cohen. >> she wants to make sure she is behind efforts to bring to light fp information and documents as possible. >> i think it's impossible to say at this point that the mission has been accomplished. >> i think the strikes were proportional and justifiable. we wanted to accepted a strong message they needed to stop the chemical weapons program. >> this isne