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to come back later. >> no, don't move. sure, you can move. just don't fly away, all right? >> margot also overcame difficulties. she was homeless and struggling with bipolar disorder. she eventually got back on her feet. nooit with don lemon starts now. see you tomorrow. this is "cnn tonight." i'm don lemon. we're learning more about the health scare for melania trump. the first lady recovering tonight at walter reed from what's being described as an embolization procedure to treat a benign kidney condition. she's expected to stay in the hospital for the rest of the week. vice president mike pence said this tonight. >> the president asked me to be here tonight because as you were all no doubt aware the first
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lady underwent a procedure. the procedure was a success and melania is already on the mend. >> thr more questiobut there ar than answers right now for a white house that hasn't been very transparent on health issues. that is a white house attempt to turn the phage over the furor of that vicious joke over senator mccain. trying to turn the whole thing into a story about leaks. >> if you aren't able in internal meetings to speak your mind or convey thoughts or say anything you feel without feeling your colleagues will betray you, that will create a difficult work environment. >> any environment where conveying that thought would be viewed as appropriate? >> i'm not going to address it any further. >> the president himself tweeting, quote, leakers and traitors and cowards and we will find out who they are.
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kellyanne conway telling fox news this tonight. >> and i will tell you something else that's gone on in this white house but not adbyly where it's not so much leaking but using the media to shiv each other. >> the trump white house clearly obsessed with leaks and loyalty. the whole thing could have been over and done with if kelly sadler had apologized publicly as she promised megan mccain. so why haensn't she? what would make someone in this white house think an apology wouldn't be in order? >> the idea of not asking for forgiveness, is that a central tenant for you? >> i like to do the right thing where i don't actually ask for
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forgiveness. i think if i do something wrong, i think i just try and make it right. i fully think apologizing is great thing but you have to be wrong. i will absolutely apologize sometime in the hopefully distpt future if i'm ever wrong. >> when was the last time you actually apologized for something? >> oh, wow. i do believe -- can i think? look, i do believe in apologizing if you're wrong. >> all this comes on the deadliest day of clashes between israelis and palestinians in almost four years. at least 58 palestinians reported killed over protell uses over president trump's controversial relocation of the u.s. embassy from tel aviv to jerusalem. white house advisor jared kushner spoke there today. >> while presidents before him have backed down from their pledge to move the american embassy once in office, this president delivered. because when president trump
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makes a promise he keeps it. >> is that what this is really all about? keeping a campaign promise, no matter what it costs? we have a lot to get to here in the next couple of hours here on cnn, but i want to begin with the breaking news on the first lady she undergoes a kidney procedure today. good evening to all of you. thank you so much. let's get to you, this is your beat, kate. the first lady underwent this kidney procedure this morning, and we wish her a very speedy recovery, of course. what do you know? >> we're just as surprised as everyone else. we watched her at the state dinner, at the hat moment, watched her in the rose garden and greet the president at andrews air force base. so getting the announcement she had this fairly significant procedure today, a benign kidney
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procedure was certainly a surprise to a lot of people. she kept it very close to the vest. her office is extremely loyal, extremely tight-lipped. it certainly came as a shock. she's resting comfortably tonight. the president did visit her earlier this evening. she poke to her on the phone before she went into the surgery and he spoke to her physician right after, so he has been in touch. this is going to be a procedure that's going to allow her to recuperate in the hospital. her office is saying a week possibly, several more days. but the procedure, the surgery was successful in its completion and she came out of it quite well. >> that's good news. so let's bring in our medical expert now. hi, sanjay. talk to me about this procedure. >> an embolization, that's when you thread a catheter through some of the blood vessels.
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in this case you're threading it close to an area to the kidney and injecting a glu-like substance to basically fill up the blood vessels in that area so there's no more blood flow getting to the abnormality in the kidney. it also can't bleed anymore. so if this was an abnormality in the kidney they thought was at risk of bleeding, this is one way of to treat it. it's typically done by intervention radiologists. it's not typically done by a surgeon. but that's the goal of a procedure. that's what an embolization is. >> embolization for a benign condition. so what about, sanjay, the first lady staying at walter reed for the first week. is that unusual or typical? >> i would say that's unusual. when you think about these proceduress they can be even be
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done on an outpatient basis. sometimes people stay overnight because they want to make sure when this glue is blocking blood vessels, the they want to make sure there's no pain. maybe there are still other things that are going to be done while in the hospital. so i think they're taking this very seriously and they want to keep an eye on her. she's first lady. maybe there's an abundance of caution. i think there might be a bit more information forthcoming. >> everyone is asking me what do you think of the first lady, and i don't know. so the fact that she's staying for so long, we shouldn't read anything into it? >> i do think there's going to be more information forthcoming. i get the abundance of caution and obviously being the first lady, but, you know, this is something where someone can go
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home within a day, just overnight. even the same day. so why is that exactly? is there something they're more worried about? is she going to have something else done? i have a feeling we're going to learn a bit more. i have no doubt what we've been told is true. this is procedure she had. it was for a benign condition, meaning a noncancerous. there are a few things, a few types of benign tumors which can be treated like this. >> april to you now. i want to put up one of the president's tweet. heading over to the walter reed medical center to see our great first lady, mawlania. i want to your reaction to the president going to walt fr reed following the procedure.
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>> well, we received the e-mail from the first lady's office at 3:11 p.m. and i'm sure everyone like myself and i heard kate say it, we were all kind of shocked. but this president this morning, today he watched the unveiling of the u.s. embassy in jerusalem. she called james shawn, jr. the hero from the nashville waffle house. and he did all that and we didn't know anything. and he was tweeting, he was being the normal president that we know. tweeting, trashing the leakers and stuff. and then when it comes out, that's when we hear. this president is unique in the way he handles things, does things. he's unique but he also stays true to himself. anything can happen and it's like he focuses -- he has a laser focus on that. and we heard he did call the first lady this morning and he checked in with doctors. but still the day was going on,
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and then after it was announced he focused attention -- it's just he's very interesting. we've never seen anything like this before. but he did go to see her. >> yeah, the opening of an embassy and the things he had to do today. listen, he's the president of the united states and very busy. >> but that is the first lady of the united states as well. >> she's intensely private. and the west wing and the east wing, they operate completely separate and completely different. completely did not leak. no one told us until it was released. >> right, exactly. i think it's an important point we maybe think about this from the first lady's perspective, not from the president's perspective. this was her call. maybe she didn't want him there in terms of what that would bring, a motorcade and a press pool and more security because she is intensely private. certainly i would imagine this was something preplanned and not an emergency, something the
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president including the family has been aware of, and i would imagine whether he would like it or not respect her wishes not to be there for the surgery, not to draw more attention. she is intensely private. it's amazing when you think about it, the first lady of the united states had a medical procedure that allowed her to be hospitalized and no one said a peep about it until she was out of this procedure. i find thought juxtaposition pretty remarkable. >> but, don -- >> first of all, our best and prayers with the first lady. she has weathered quite a few storms, and her office reacts quite professionally on those days quite more so than the west wing does. you saw the contrast from the two offices and how they react to things today. and you go back to the president's tweet. before he tweeted about his wife about leakers and such, and look
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the biggest leaker is the president of the united states. and that has shown in everything he's done. and at this point in time, don, i really have two questions lef for the president of the united states in that pressroom. i believe raj from the pressroom also said this president keeps his promises. that's not true. the very first promise this president made was to bring this country together at a very divisive time, and he has not done that. and why, because he won't tell us the truth. he will not tell the american people the truth. some people are fine with that, and some people are not fine with it. that the question i have with the president of the united states is will you please just tell us the truth? i feel like i'm talking to my child. i'm saying don't pour water in my ear because it's raining. you can't even deal with the politics of this president because you can't get past the fact he won't tell the truth.
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and secondly and probably the most important thing i have to ask is will the president of the united states have the courage to show up in his own pressroom and take questions from the press? he's had one open press conference in a year and a half, and he needs to be accountable to the american people, and he needs to answer our questions. >> well, let's discuss that more. we're going to have brian and april back. sanjay thank you. kate, thank you. i appreciate your time. brian, and april, again stick around. when we come back the president calling his own people white house staffers who leak traitors and cowards and threatening he's going to find out who they are. so who's next on the chopping block?
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and we're back. the white house refusing once again to apologize for a staffer's cruel joke about senator john mccain who's battling brain cancer right now. the deputy press secretary claiming the matter has been dealt with internally. we're joined now. good evening to you, philip. welcome back oo the panel brian and april. so, phil, we hear yet again that a public apology for kelly sadler's comments on senator
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john mccain are nonexistent. this is tweet from the president. the president says the so-called leaks coming out of the white house are massive over exaggeration put out by the fake news media to make us look as bad as possible. with that being said, leakers are traitors and cowards, and we will find out who they are. so can we just break down what the president is saying there because the folks who are leaking -- >> no. >> are his people. he's saying the people who work for him in the white house who are all leakers and they're traitors and cowards. he's calling his own people -- not to mention it's a deflection from what the real story is. but go on. >> i think this is pretty straightforward. you know, the conversation right before the commercial break, don, the group is talking about why the president doesn't do a press conference. it's clear to me it's image control. every time he moves he wants to control like he did on "the
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apprentice" his image. as soon as you get a leak, your image is affected. whether you're barack obama or president trump, though, the first rule of politics is you lie during the campaign. and the second rule is as soon as you get elected somebody is going to leak about what you hear when you're in office. there's one serious point. let's be clear, a traitor is one who gives up secrets of the united states that result in less security of the united states, or in my world that is a cia that could potentially lead to somebody like the russians or the chinese killing someone that the u.s. government has recruited within china or russia. a traitor is not someone who says something embarrassing u about a stupid white house staff meeting. let's get our priorities straight here. i understand he's trying to control image, but that's not a traitor, don. >> to donald trump and to this presidency a traitor is not a traitor to the state. it's a traitor because you haven't shown loyalty and fealty
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to the president of the united states. but i remind you that this is president donald trump and not king donald i. so he deserves respect, but he does not deserve fealty, and if you have an opinion counter to his own it's not being a traitor. >> okay, the office of the presidency does deserve respect. and as i have said before -- >> yes, it does. >> it's tough when others have more respect than those in office. we're sitting here debating it. listen, i don't want to normalize it, because i don't think it's normal for people not to tell the truth and deflect this way. but do we expect anything else from this white house at this point? barking the same old tune. >> we have to demand, don. >> here's the problem, we have to remember some of those people in the white house have been in white houses before. some of those people who are staff have been around
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government and governance when some of these people just came off the street not knowing how to turn a light switch-on in the white house and literally trying to figure out how to turn on the heat. and that's the truth. >> that is the truth. >> it is. the bottom line is that you have people in there who are not just leaking, they're whistle blowing. and this leak thing is one thing, but people are letting it be known that something is wrong. they're doing the best they can. and i believe that's where we're finding out the s-hole kmenlts, this horrific crazy, i don't even know the words to say about senator john mccain, a prisoner of war who was broken and bruised for this nation, for our freedoms. and there is a rule that, you know, a staffer, a low level staffer is not allowed to talk about someone of higher rank.
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and there has been a rule about that for years until now. so it's not normal. yes, this is -- >> it's called respect. >> it's called respect but there's also a rule in washington. so i don't know if it's allowed just to happen, but, you know, if there was some kind of repercussion, what was it? because at this point we don't believe it because it happens so often. and it happens from the head. so if the head does it, it may be okay for the staff at low level. >> this is kellyanne conway tonight on leakers. watch this. >> can you tell us about that process of trying to figure out who is leaking from the communications department and what's going to be done? >> i won't tell you the process so much as to tell you that there are all kinds of leaks. some leaks exist to hurt i guess colleagues. some leaks exist because they disagree with the policies that are being put forth, but none of them are helpful. and i will tell you something
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that's going on in this white house but not adbyly as so much in the beginning is using the media to shivy each other. >> do you expect personnel changes? >>, yes i do. >> it sounds like a toxic environment at the white house. she expects we're going to see personnel changes because someone leaked not because of the horrible -- >> it's because the president doesn't like the person. that's why they're going to be losing their jobs. >> yeah, these are very best people he could hire and now they're shiving each other. anthony scaramucci came out weeks ago and everyone laughed at him but the man is essentially right when he said the morale in that white house press office has been as low as it's ever been. >> phil, dozens of palestinians were killed in gaza today and
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thousands more injured as the united states officially opened its embassy in jerusalem. the president's daughter ivanka trump, she was there and jared. >> while presidents before him have backed down from their pledge to move the american embassy once in office, this president delivered. because when president trump makes a promise he keeps it. >> so, phil, do you think this was about keeping a campaign promise considering the real impact of what's going on in this region? >> i mean, i think he had two choices. one as jared kushner said to keep a campaign promise, two, which would have been a more significant question, if you're a deal maker who has had for years tried to portray yourself, for a man who wrote "the art of the deal" we just gave the israelis an incredible gift.
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what do we get in return and how do we persuade the president who follows, how do we go to the l palestinians and say now come to table and we expect you to give something. why did we give something when we didn't get something? to me not the expert negotiator. the president is. but to me that violates the art of the deal. >> that's got to be the last word, brian. thank you guys. i appreciate it. when we come back, who does the president call late at night? in fact, he might be calling right about now. the answer might surprise you. maybe it won't.
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so there's a new report tonight. it says the president talks to one person every single night. melania? guess who? it's shawn hannity. new york magazine reports the calls come right after hannity's live fox news show. so how influential is the cable news host? let's discuss now. political analyst bill snyder is here. the author of the new book
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"standoff, how america became ungovernable." it's out tomorrow, right? >> yes. >> and also joining us is john meacham, the author of "the soul of america, the battle for our angels" which came out a week ago, correct? >> that's correct. >> i thought it was him yelling at the tv to me. but that's not exactly it. bill, what do you make of the fact the president of the united states speak tuesday a cable news host every single weeknight? >> well, it watches a lot of television. i don't know how much he governs. he rather likes campaigning. he likes to go to these big rallies. he doesn't seem to like governing very much, and he doesn't spend a lot of time doing it. >> he inherently distrusts anyone who chooses to work for him, seeks affirmation as often as possible from as vast a
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varied a group as he can muster, but hannity is at the center. so what does this say about the white house? >> there are many kinds of bosses and leaders of institutions who are always finding messy antic figures outside the chain of command. what's so interesting about this is the president's sense of reality ends and begins basically with the coverage of him. and we've basically gotten ourselves into a reality show presidency with a strong dose of combative cable news. and so it doesn't surprise me at all, actually, that hannity would be a familiar and i suspect reassuring voice to him at times when they're hardly reassuring to anybody else. >> it almost becomes like a
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giant feedback loop. you watch all the shows and the conservative commentators say it or what have you, and it's a giant feedback loop. here's an example. this is what shawn hannity says on his show and then we'll talk. >> two separate major leaks from robert mueller's off the rails political witch hunt now revealing the special counsel's obsessive determination to set a trial for president trump. hold the corrupt media accountable as they are happenally cheering for president trump's political demise. there's still zero evidence of collusion. imagine that? >> so, bill, witch hunt, deep state, corrupt media, zero evidence of collusion. we hear the president say these exact same things daily. is this concerning, this feedback loop that i spoke of? >> well, it's concerning because this president is utterly unique.
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he ran by dividing the electorate. he had four predecessors who promised to be healing. they all promised to heal the division in the country. but trump was the only president we've ever had who made it worse. he exploited the division. he saw an opportunity as a businessman and he actually made it worse. he governs the country as a divider. i had a student once who asked me is this the most divided we've ever been as a country? and i said you know son, we once had a civil war. but this is probably the most divided we've been since the civil war and trump has made the infinitely worse. >> in the magazine, they deliberate try to drive -- it's reported they try to drive trump deeper into the fox news bubble because people get overly agitated and upset by criticism
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on cnn and msnbc. and thou they say he exclusively watches fox. do they just tune into whatever channel that's favorable to them or do they not watch so much news? >> well, no. in the cable era i don't think president obama spent much time with it. president george w. bush didn't. president clinton was about half his term in this zone. lyndon johnson put three televisions in the office so he could watch various networks. he also had an ap ticker. one of the interesting things talking to presidents they always claim they don't read the coverage but they always know exactly who to be mad at. so exactly that tracks is a great question. i think where we are historically is we're all the way back to the 18th century,
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19th century model where the media was inherently partisan. the only economic model that worked for the first 125 years or so was each faction had a newspaper. the incumbent party would give the printing contract to the newspaper. and it was really in the 20th century we began to have the idea you would have facts and make a decision on your own. and of course the fairness doctrine with radio and television. so i think the 19th century a l analogy is really important here. and what we have to do is figure out, how do we get to a stronger place, how do we get to a better place amid those circumstances? >> so in your book "standoff." you write we're being governed by public opinion. explain that. >> well, public opinion, of course, is deeply divided. but it has a lot of say in
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what's happening in washington. and what do most people think? if the president does something that offends the public he or members of congress, they will pay a price for it. we're waiting to see if a price will be paid in this year's election. when you compare the media to president trump, cable news in particular, this is important. the president governs by guiding. but that's something he has in common becable news. most cable news outlets recognize that dividing people, making them angry, getting them agitated is how you get an audience. cable news lives on conflict. and so does president trump. he makes no effort to heal the conflict. he exploits it. >> in your book that leads me directly to john, you write that president trump doesn't think of america as an country, that he thinks about as an audience. do you see that playing with the move to jerusalem? was today all about cameras showing up? remember on the tarmac the other
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night he said this is the biggest overnight audience at 3:00 a.m. when the hostages came home from north korea. >> right, we're living in two sort of pop culture analogies here, ground-hog day meet cspan. i think the president's basability is that as bill says, he lives for conflict. he's created a world that's kind of a war of all against all. and he would rather throw a punch than extend a hand. and the greatest presidents, the presidents we emulate, we commemorate, the presidents we remember warmly are the ones who reach beyond their base and actually added to the sum of its parts. and i think that the president is going to regret this in the fullness of time. because if he cares about ratings, there are today's ratings, but history's ratings
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imagine what we can do for you. this thursday it'll be one year anniversary of special counsel robert mueller's russia investigation and president trump's new attorney, rudy giuliani, says now it's time to go on the attack. i want to bring in now a federal white collar defense attorney, and cnn contributor walter schwab, a former director of the office of government ethics. good evening, everyone. this feels like rudy giuliani has been around forever, but it's only been what, like a little over a week, ten days maybe. "the washington post," caroline, says they're changing their strategy. the new phase is that we are on
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the same wavelength. we've gone from defense to offense. >> right. >> what is that? >> well, it makes no sense first of all because by definition he's on the defense. mueller is the produsecutor. i think what he's really alluding to is this new pr campaign. it's meaningless to mueller and his team what goes on the air waves. he's only done a bad job of trying to get himself out of the stormy daniels issue. that's a whole issue he's really messed up there. he's both simaltaneously trying to -- i can't think of what strategy legally speaking that would be. >> quick answer. you first. this is not strategy. >> i said before initially i
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thought maybe that initial debut on hannity and then the fox and friends sort of second round, i thought maybe that was a strategy, but i think we're seeing more and more he's just freelancing. >> what do you think, walter? is this a strategy or just -- >> it's crazy making. what's really baffling as the representative for the president he's contradicting himself in his various statements. it's even hard to figure out what he's saying or what he thinks he's saying. >> jack, i know you don't think it's strategy, so i'll have another question for you. >> come on. >> you can do it quick because i want to get to the other question. >> comey firing -- he really stepped in it when he said comey was fired because he wouldn't acknowledge that the president was not a subject of the investigation. that was unhelpful. >> there you go. "the post" is saying the white house is really worried about donald trump, jr. and jared
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kushner, jack, do you believe that, being ensnared in this investigation? >> do i believe someone at the white house said that? sure i do. we've all been waiting and wondering where is the indictment in the conspiracy of hacking of the dnc e-mail snz. >> how concerned should they be, thoug though? >> i don't know the evidence bob mueller has. but that is really at the heart of the mueller investigation. you know, specifically was there a conspiracy parallel to the conspiracy to manipulate social media here? and if so, were there any americans involved in that conspiracy? and further were any of those americans if they were involved part of the trump campaign? that's the heart of this investigation, and it's not surprising given things like the trump tower meeting that people would have real concerns about
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president trump's 2017 financial disclosure report is due tomorrow. the big question is will the report include anything about the $130,000 payment to stormy daniels? back with me to discuss, caroline pelisi, jack flynn and walter schaub. walter, i want you to explain what the president needs to do. >> so what he needs to do is disclose all liabilities that exceeded $10,000 at any point last year. now, in the report that he filed in june last year, he omitted any debt to michael cohen. if he did that knowingly and willingly, that's a crime. if he does it again, that's another crime. they denied that he knew it.
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the president stood on air force i and said, i didn't know about the payment, and rudy giuliani in one of the versions of the stories that he told said the president didn't know. i find it pretty i mplausible that he was repaying a debt he didn't know about, but in any case, there is no denying he knows about it now. and though they try to muddy the water in several different ways, there's no doubt this debt to cohen is reportable. if he reports a debt to cohen that's much larger than $130,000, that would suggest there are other payments we don't know about. he's already left that one payment, and maybe there are more payments, and that's what we need to find out. what i'm worried about is they'll try to omit it from his report and claim there is some kind of exception. there is no exception. there are no loopholes. and everyone at the office of government ethics knows there's no loopholes, so the question is, will trump's hand-picked
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acting oge director certify his report and call him out on the omission, or will he collude with him and help him come up with an exception that doesn't exist? but there is no exception and it is reportable, and i think they find themselves painted into a corner, because rudy giuliani was trying to get him out of a campaign finance violation or a potential one, anyway, and told the story about, you know, revealed facts that have now led to the unquestionable conclusion that he has to report it. >> it all comes back to ruled i jew -- rudy giuliani. i'm going to put the piece up because you wrote it. it's the opinion piece and it lays out the opinion. the stories from michael cohen, how michael cohen was paid back keeps shifting, that the president didn't know about it, and he did know about it, a
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retainer and so on. what's going on here. >> it leads you down the various paths in terms of which story they're telling. giuliani characterized this payment both as an expense, kind of like maybe you would repay your attorney for velo-bounding brief s or something like that. retainers notwithstanding, repaying porn stars is not something you repay in this nature. it's an outstanding debt over $10,000, so it's required to be reported. in an effort on giuliani's part to exculpate from the sec saying he's not required to report, he's backing hips into a corner and he's opening himself up to a myriad of criminal exposure, not the least of which is an ste f-1 violation. >> what does that mean for the
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president? >> knowly and willfully. when you talk about criminal prosecutions, you have to go to the state of mind. that's really what's going to separate this from a criminal act rather than a civil prosecution. the doj has gone after the most n notorious would be john edwards. they tended to be slap on the wrist of a civil nature. >> but it would be an omission of some sort if he does put it on there, right? even more confirmation. >> exactly. so he may be weighing his options here. if he puts it on there and discloses it, what trouble does that get him in down the road, where an omission is easier to argue maybe legally speaking that you had another theory. >> jack, i'm going to give you the last word, but where does this intersec trkt with robert
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mueller's investigation? the blurry line between stormy daniels and mueller, how does this intersect? >> let me put a conclusion on this sec discussion. i think he's clearly got an sec problem here. this was a campaign contribution, it was a campaign expenditure at the same time, and there is no way out of that box. i don't think that his disclosing this or not disclosing it on the financial disclosure form solves the fec problem or makes it worse. it's standing by itself as a serious problem. how does it intersect with mueller? mueller could conceivably try to proceed against him on the basis of an fec violation. frankly, i don't expect to see that happen. i really don't. >> thank you, all. appreciate it. see you next time. speaking of stormy daniels, her attorney is joining me next
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and i'm going to ask him why he tweeted out a mysterious picture of michael cohen and michael flynn. we have parents who are trying to get their kids off of too much social media and computers, and then we have parents who would only hope their children have access. middle school is a really key transition point, right. the stakes start changing. students begin to really start thinking about their futures. what i like about verizon's approach is that it's not limited to just giving kids new tools, it's really about empowering educators to teach in different ways, and exposing kids to more active forms of learning. giving technology is not a total solution. teaching technology, now that is.
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