tv Situation Room With Wolf Blitzer CNN June 15, 2018 2:00pm-3:00pm PDT
this sunday morning rudy giuliani will be joining me on "state of the union" and candidate beta o'rourke challenging ted cruz will also joining us. and follow me on facebook and twitter, that is it for "the lead," i turn you over to wolf blitzer in "the situation room." i'll see you sunday morning. breaking news, behind bars. a federal judge revoked bail for paul manafort sending him to jail for alleged witness tampering while he awaits trial on a slew of federal charges. why is rudy giuliani already talking about pardons? relieving the pressure. the president's long time fixer michael cohen may be closer to cooperating with prosecutors who have pieced together shredded documents found in a raid. will michael cohen act to relieve the pressure on him and
his family? off the rails. in an extraordinary free for all with reporters, president trump goes off script and off the rails. attacking in all directions. are the legal actions against his associates taking a toll? and sitting up. keeping praise on north korea dictator, the president said that when kim jong-un speaks, his people sit up at attention, adding, quote, i want my people to do the same. so what does that mean? i'm wolf blitzer and you're in "the situation room." >> announcer: this is cnn breaking news. breaking news. as his former campaign chairman is ordered to jail and his long-term lawyer and fixer considers cooperating with federal prosecutors, president trump takes to twitter, television and the white house driveway aiming a stunning turn of attacks and falsehoods at his critics and his rivals and his predecessor and law enforcement and the news media and america's
allies while defending and praising america's foes like vladimir putin and kim jong-un. i'll speak with congressman david scicilini and our specialists are standing by with full coverage. paul manafort is now in custody. his bail revoked for alleged witness tampering. let's get straight to the justice correspondent jessica schneider. take us through this truly extra-ordinary turn of events. >> reporter: indeed. for months now paul manafort has been under house arrest only permitted to leave his house for certain family and religious events but with prosecutors chargi charging him with witness tampering and conspiracy to obstruct justice, the judge said she had no choice to revoke his bail and send him to jail until his trial. and paul manafort's friends are shell shocked but rudy giuliani is defiant telling the new york
daily news he doesn't understand the justification for sending him to jail and then saying this -- when the whole thing is over, things might be cleaned up with some presidential pardons. and the president today himself also weighed in. tonight former trump campaign chairman paul manafort is headed to jail. a federal judge revoked his $10 million bail after prosecutors alleged that he spent five weeks contacting witnesses in the case and asking them to lie. >> it is rare to put a white calar defendant with no prior criminal history in jail pending the trial. it ratchets up the pressure on paul manafort. >> reporter: the judge said she didn't have many options to make sure he didn't continue to contact witnesses and said this is not middle school. i can't take his cell phone. i thought about this long and hard, mr. manafort, i have no appetite for this. prosecutors from the special counsel team called manafort a danger to the community and two weeks after filing details about
repeated contacts with two people who had previously worked for him. court filings refer to them as person d-1 and d-2. manafort and a confidant asked them to make the false claim that manafort had lobbied on behalf of pro-russian and ukrainian politicians only in europe when investigators say he lobbied the u.s. congress for the politicians from 2011 to 2013. prosecutors say manafort used phones and encryption beginning in february and wrote to person d-1, we should talk. i've made clear they worked in europe. they say he also used a system called foldering where multiple people have access to an account and write messages to one another as draft e-mails that are never sent. one of the witnesses alerted the fbi to manafort's messages. his attorneys tried to argue he didn't know he was contacting witnesses in the case and promised it wouldn't happen again. but now manafort will await a september trial in d.c. and a
july trial in virginia from behind bars, a factor making it harder for his defense and ramp up the ability to cooperate and as trump is trying to distance himself from his former campaign chairman. >> i feel badly because i feel a lot of it is very unfairment they went back 12 years to get things he did 12 years ago. paul manafort worked for me for a very short period of time. >> and tweeing, wow, what a tough sentence for paul manafort who represented ronald reagan and bob dole and many other top political people in campaigns, didn't know manafort was the head of the mob and who will comey and crooked hillary and the others. very unfair. and paul manafort has not been sentenced as the president tweeted, instead in jail while he awaits a trial on his charges which have mounted to 25 criminal charges in federal courts in both ver-- in both vi and washington, d.c. and if he were to been convicted he would face up to 305 years in prison.
wolf. >> thank you very much. president trump lashed out in all directions today via twitter, television and a stunning ad lib session with reporters. let's go white house correspondent pamela brown. clearly the president has a lot on his mind. >> reporter: that is right, wolf. president trump seen eager to speak with reporters, going off script and answering questions on everything from north korea to the i.g. report and he caused some confusion with his response opposing an immigration bill that his own white house staffers helped negotiate sending lawmakers on capitol hill scrambling. president trump making an unusual appearance on the white house north lawn today. >> i'm doing an interview over here -- >> reporter: telling reporters, the inspector general report on hillary clinton e-mail practices issued on thursday absolves him from mueller investigation. >> i think that the report yesterday may be more importantly than anything, it totally exonerates me, there was
no collusion or there was no obstruction and if you read the report you'll see that. >> reporter: but the report didn't address anything about possible collusion or obstruction and determined the fbi handling of the clinton e-mail probe was not politically motivated but it did chastise fbi officials lisa page and peter strzok who worked on the clinton and trump investigation. for exchanging a series of anti-trump text messages. and they found that former fbi director james comey acted in an extraordinary and insubordinate manner at times during the investigation. >> should james comey be locked up? >> well, look, i would never want to get involved in that. certainly they just seem like very criminal acts to me. what he did was criminal. >> reporter: but the president today stopped short of putting an end to the russia investigation. >> are you thinking of -- >> no, but i think that whole investigation now is -- look, the problem with the mueller investigation is everybody has got massive conflicts.
>> reporter: his personal attorney rudy giuliani went a step further telling fox news -- >> peter strzok was running the hillary investigation and that is a total fix. that is a closed book now -- total fix and comey should go to jail for that and strzok. let's investigate the investigators and take a halt to the mueller investigation. >> reporter: and talking about his new relationship with kim jong-un. >> he's the head of the country and i mean he's the strong head. don't let anyone think anything different. he speaks and his people sit up at attention, i want my people to do the the same. >> and later telling reporters he wished americans would do the same. >> what do you mean when you said -- >> i'm kidding. >> reporter: and he was pressed on his previous statements about the north korean dictator loving his people. >> how can he love his people if he's killing them. >> can't speak to that. i can only speak to the fact that we signed an incredible agreement and it is great. >> reporter: the president causing angst on capitol hill
after a white house source said he misunderstood a question on immigration. saying he would not support the house compromise immigration bill. >> i wouldn't sign -- >> what does the bill need -- >> i need a bill that give this is country tremendous border security. i have to have that. >> reporter: and also inaccurately blaming democrats for new department of justice policy that separates families at the border. >> that is the law and that is what the democrats gave us and we'll willing to change it today if they want to get in and negotiate. but they just don't want to negotiate. they're afraid of -- they're afraid of security for our country. >> reporter: and wolf, i spoke to one white house official today who was watching this fox news interview with the president inside of the white house and this official said there was an audible gasp in the room when the president said he opposed that immigration bill. now since then white house officials have anonymously trying to walk back his comments saying he misunderstood but no one from the white house has gone on the record to correct what the president said and lawmakers are hesitant to put
weight on anything other than the president's own words on this matter. wolf. >> pamela brown at the white house. thank you. joining us now, democratic congressman david cisseliny of rhode island and part of the judiciary and foreign affairs committee. thanks for joining us. i want to get your reaction to our top story as you know the former trump campaign chairman paul manafort is headed to jail after prosecutors alleged he tried to tamper with witnesses ahead of the trial. how much additional pressure is this going to put on manafort to cooperate with the special counsel? >> well, i think a tremendous amount of pressure. look, this is now an individual who will remain in custody pending his trial who has been found by a grand jury to have been -- more probable cause than not that he attempted to tamper with witnesses and interfere with the testimony or change their testimony. this is a very serious charge. and it is going to be obviously -- give manafort to think long and hard of whether
he wants to come clean and tell the special counsel what he knows or remain in jail and face serious charges. >> he'll have time in jail to think about that. and rudy giuliani said things might get cleaned up, in his words, with some presidential pardons, when, quote, the whole thing is over. does that sound like a signal to manafort to keep his mouth shut and refuse to cooperate? >> well, i think the president and his team have been signaling the likelihood of some pardons for folks if they keep their mouths quiet for a number of weeks now. he's issued pardons which particularly focus on people who testified or gave false information in ongoing investigations and i think he's been very clear about his willingness to do more pardons and rudy giuliani's statement is a signal of don't forget the presidential power of a pardon could mean for you. what he's failed to understand is there are a number of
potentially serious state charges that many of the witnesses face that the president has no power to pardon. so i think they're lawyers are telling him that and they'll understand that before me take any decision that relies on an expectation of getting a presidential pardon. >> do you believe the president using his pardon power, which the constitution of course grants him, to essentially though buy paul manafort's silence could that potentially constitute obstruction of justice? >> i think so. i think it not only could constitute obstruction of justice and an impeachable offense. and the presidential pardon is existing and but not to used to conceal or cover up or prevent the president for being held accountable for his misconduct so i think the american people would act negatively to that and the special counsel would take note of that and abuse of power and i think everyone should -- republican and democrat should
make it very clear to this administration and this president that that would not be tolerated. >> some legal scholars have put forward this notion, that if the president does issue a pardon, that could potentially backfire because manafort would no longer be protected by his fifth amendment rights against self incrimination and could potentially be compelled to testify. do you think manafort will end up talking one way or another? >> yeah, i think that legal argument is a very sound one. the fifth amendment protects you from being compelled to give testimony that could incriminate you, if you are given a presidential pardon, that threat no longer exists and there is no basis to invoke your fifth amendment privilege and that would result in manafort being required to and i think his lawyers will game it out for him and i think it is best if he comes forward and comes clean and said what he knows an allows robert mueller to complete the investigation. >> do you believe rudy giuliani comments were a signal to other witnesses and targets in this
investigation? >> well it is hard -- you listen to mr. giuliani who between him and the president saying there is no collusion, no obstruction of justice. to have people -- or the person who is the subject of the investigation think he's going to tell what the outcome will be is kind of laughable. and the notion that this -- all of this discussion about pardons was -- it clearly is an intention to remind people this is a president with enormous pardon power and willing to use it. that is the only reason they are speaking about these things. fortunately there are a number of state investigations underway. this new case that was filed with respect to the trump foundation just today or yesterday. there are a number of reasons that -- that the investigations are underway that are beyond the pardon power of the president. but that is clearly the intention. to let people know, look, the president has power, and if you keep your mouth quiet, the president has the ability to protect you. >> congressman, thank you so much for joining us. >> thanks for having me.
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personal attorney and fixer michael cohen may be getting ready to cooperate with federal prosecutors. we are joined from new york with cara and tell us what you are learning. >> reporter: sources told cnn that michael cohen is now willing and considering and telling friends he's willing to cooperate with the financial investigation into him. he has told this source that he is angry at how the treatment he's received from president trump who has really distanced himself and minimized his relationship with cohen and the comments made by trump's lawyer rudy giuliani. now cohen is considering this we're told to alleviate the pressure he's feeling and the pressure on his family. a source told gloria borger that the relationship between cohen and trump is not what it used to be. this is all led cohen and our source tells us to feel isolated and now more open to cooperate. this comes, wolf, as cohen is looking for a new lawyer to represent him in this investigation and we're told he's looking for someone from a
boutique law firm in new york, a former prosecutor from the very office investigating him hoping that will help him either -- whether it leads to a negotiation, but also help him kind of understand how that office works and provide some insight into proceeding with this investigation going forward, wolf. >> it is very interesting, cara, because as you know, robert mueller referred this criminal investigation to the u.s. attorney for the southern district of new york. what could mueller, from all of your reporting, want from cohen and what, if anything, would the president have to worry about? >> reporter: well, mueller's been looking at and asking questions about various meetings that trump individuals and associates had with russians. we know that michael cohen was someone who was working with the trump organization to establish a trump tower in moscow. that could be something that mueller is interested in and michael cohen had a role in the early days of campaign and so there he might have more questions for him. michael cohen has not been
charged with any wrongdoing and the investigation in new york is focusing on his personal financial dealings and president trump when he was asked today what the cooperation could mean for him, he said i did nothing wrong, nothing. so it depends on what cohen could bring to the table and that factors in whether prosecutors want to offer him a cooperation deal and what the terms of deal might be. >> and the president today said that cohen is not his lawyer. what did we learn today, cara, about the materials the fbi seized when they raised cohen's home, his hotel room, his office? >> well, there was a new filing from the government that indicated that -- remember the shredded documents that we learned about at the last court hearing. they've now determined that they've put together 16 pages of documents that they recovered from that shredding document. they also -- the forensic lab in quantico has gone through one of two black berrys and uncovered 731 pages of newly discovered
encrypted messages from the app signal and what's app and told that the -- the government also told the court that all of this material mas be -- material has been handed over to the cohen team and they will finish reviewing the documents and electronic material by june 25th. so closer to the end of the line as far as the process of reviewing the documents for attorney/client privilege and these documents will go into the hands of the prosecution on a rolling basis now going forward. >> very strong reporting from cara. thank you very much. coming up, paul who? president trump acts like he barely knows his former campaign chairman pln who is now awaiting a trial on a laundry list of federal charges. >> i think it is unfair. i look at them going back 12 years. manafort has nothing to do with our campaign. who's already won three cars,
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judge's decision for us today and what this means for paul manafort. >> reporter: so what the judge did was she revoked his bail. so paul manafort without -- was out of jail pending his trial and subject to a number of conditions and one of the conditions was he wasn't allowed to commit additional federal crimes. and so now what he stands accused of is engaging in new obstruction crimes and federal witness tampering and so the judge decided he's going to have to return to jail potentially for a number of months until he actually stands trial. this is incredibly significant for paul manafort. being incarcerated marks it mar for difficult to coordinate your defense with your attorneys and make it hard tore defend himself and an unpleasant experience. so this will mount more pressure on paul manafort and in ways of whether or not he will be cooperating. >> the president's lawyer rudy giuliani told the new york daily news that things might get, in
his words, cleaned up with some presidential pardons when, quote, the whole thing is over. is the president allowed to essentially try to signal that he wants to buy paul manafort's silence with a pardon? >> well i think it is an open and complex question but an open question. i do think it is possible this could qualify as independent obstruction of justice acts. if the president is using his pardon power improperly. but it isn't as simple as president making this go away. paul manafort might still face state charges and president trump wouldn't be able to pardon those charges and as was discussed earlier in the program, he might by issuing a pardon, paul manafort might no longer be able to assert the fifth amendment allowing prosecutors to compel his testimony against the president in which they hadn't before and so this is a high risk activity for manafort and the president and no guarantees it will work out. >> good point.
gl gloria, do you think paul manafort could count on the president to issue that pardon. >> i don't think he can. and the president can change his mind at any moment. even if he's thinking about it, he'll say no. but i talked to somebody familiar with the president's thinking today about paul manafort. and while the source couldn't predict what the president is likely to do, particularly after what rudy giuliani said, he did say, look, during the campaign there was no chemistry between the two people and they were not close and the president regarded paul manafort as a creature from the swamp, the swamp being washington and that he didn't really care for him personally. there wasn't -- they weren't comfortable with each other. whether that would affect a decision to pardon or not is anybody's guess. but it is certain they are not personally close. >> crystal, listen to the what
the president actually said today about manafort. >> i feel badly about a lot of it because i think a lot of it is very unfair. i look at some of them where they go back 12 years. manafort has nothing to do with our campaign. but i feel so -- i feel a little badly about it. they went back 12 years to get things he did 12 years ago. paul manafort worked for me for a very short period of time. he worked for ronald reagan and bob dole and john mccain and he worked for me, what, 49 days or something. a very short period of time. i feel badly for some people because they've gone back 12 years to find things about somebody and i don't think it is right. >> we should point out that manafort kaz campaign chairman for three months, not 49 days and involved with the campaign for -- in some capacity for nearly five months. crystal what, is your analysis of the president's comments? >> well, this is the latest example of -- i've never heard
of that person before. and paul manafort campaign chairman was his title and campaign manager was his effective role. he was brought in, if you remember, when there was a belief or suspicion among the trump folks that the establishment would line up amazingly behind ted cruz and try to rob donald trump of the nomination in a knife fight delegate battle. and that wound up not happening because donald trump kept winning. but that is why paul manafort was brought in. he was seen as a guy who could operate the levers of the inside of the republican party in a way that donald trump knew he couldn't. he did play a critical role. donald trump is right, he is not someone like michael cohen who has been with donald trump for ever. but to diminish his role is a mistake. it is not just the amount of time, it is the period of time. it is a critical period of time. although gloria is exactly right, they don't seem ever to have been a hugely natural fit
personality wise with you i don't think we can dismiss out of hand that -- that paul manafort played an important role no matter what donald trump said. >> and during the five months, he was very visible in that roll. the president also reacted on twitter after the federal judge's decision to send manafort to jail awaiting trial. he tweeted this, wow, what a tough sentence for paul manafort. who has represented ronald reagan and bob dole and other top political people and campaigns, didn't know manafort was the head of the mob. what about comey and crooked hillary and others. very unfair. and first of all, he's awaiting and he hasn't even been tried and he's charged with crimes but hasn't been convicted. he's still innocent until proven guilty. but what does it tell you, the president's statement, about the president's thinking? >> well, noticeably he didn't say in that tweet that paul manafort actually worked for him. he's mentioning everybody else in that tweet but again sort of distancing himself from paul
manafort. but also i think he is framing this whole investigation, again, as unfair and there is a plot against him and against paul manafort in this instance and that there is some sort of overreach in terms of the justice -- or this investigation into paul manafort, that it is widened and that it is unfair and that instead of going after hillary clinton, as they should be going after hillary clinton, they're going after paul manafort in an unfair way and this is something that we continuously hear from donald trump. this idea that people are out to get limb and people are out to get people around him and people like paul manafort. so, yeah, he's been very transparent and vocal about this idea in terms of trying to frame this -- this whole investigation as unfair. he's obviously atune to public opinion. it won't matter in terms of how this actual investigation proceeds, what mueller and his investigators uncover and find and go forward in this case but
this is what we've heard from donald trump for months and this is likely what will continue here. >> and wolf, just to add to her point, donald trump this morning in the round of talking he did on the north lawn said, and i quote, that the fbi was plotting against me. plotting against me. there is very little to -- well i shouldn't even say very little, there is no evidence in the inspector general report that is the case. but to nia's point, he believes this or is very invested in making sure that is a narrative out there. this broader deep state -- there is more here than they're letting on. >> everybody stand by. more we need to report on the breaking news. we have to take a quick break. we'll be right back. does this map show the peninsula trail? you won't find that on a map. i'll take you there. take this left. if you listen real hard you can hear the whales.
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we're back with our political and legal experts. and susan, another trump ally facing serious legal trouble, we're talking about michael cohen and his lawyer and fixer for a dozen years, might be ready to cooperate with prosecutors. so what does that mean for his case? >> well so it does seem like michael cohen is sending up smoke signals to the president, if he decided to cooperate, this is potentially devastating. this is a guy who knows where the bodies are buried, metaphorically speaking and in some cases he helped bury them himself and if we look at the civil charges filed yesterday against the trump organization,
the open criminality and law breaking alleged there. that is a context in which there are public filing and they know there are public filings so if that is what they are doing there, what is the trump organization doing in other -- a less public element of the business and what does michael cohen know about. >> gloria, you have new reporting on his thinking and relationship with the president. what are you hearing. >> i spoke with a source who talks to michael cohen and the source said, look, michael cohen is unhappy. he's confused, was the word that was used to me. because the relationship with donald trump is not what it once was. he's not happy also with what rudy giuliani has been saying. so -- so this is somebody's whose family is under stress and this is costing him a lot of money and looking to hire a new attorney once the document review is done, who is very
familiar with the southern district of new york. he's not met with prosecutors yet. but if you are hiring an attorney who could go in and sort of chat with southern district of new york and talk to them about what potential charges might be and you would assume that they would also be chatting about the potential for cooperation. >> good point. nia, the president is basking in the glow of the summit with the north korean leader kim jong-un and continues to praise the young dictator. listen to what he had to say about kim jong-un earlier today. >> he's the head of a country and i mean he's the strong head. don't let anyone think anything different. he speaks and his people seat up at attention. i want me team pima to do the same. >> what did you mean just now that you wish americans would sit up at attention. >> i'm kidding, you don't understand. >> so does that sound like a joke to you? >> it didn't sound like a joke to me and didn't sound like a
joke to kim jong-un either. because we've had a situation where the president has lavished praise on kim jong-un. this murderous dictator calling him talented and open and honorable and saying he understands him. so i think this came as a very much surprise. it seems like trump was talking about his people meaning the folks who work in the white house and wishes they would do what he said and relate to him in the way that people in kim jong-un's regime relate to him. but the reason that those folks in north korea relate to kim jong-un in that way is because he's a murderous dictator and they are afraid for their lives. this is concerning to people. i think some people say this is trump trying to continuously flatter this dictator to get his way in terms of him giving up those nuclear weapons. but it is not really clear that this is necessarily going to work and we certainly know that kim jong-un is going to use this and already has used it most likely to -- as propaganda to
say look at the respect he's getting on the world stage and partly he is getting that respect because he has those nuclear weapons and making that case to his people. >> stand by. there is other news we're following. a new fury from president trump as his former campaign chairman paul manafort is ordered to jail. also the harsh reality between the happy pictures of north korean cheering and crying over kim jong-un.
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president trump insists he was kidding when he express eed am aed amiration for the way people treat kim jong-un. >> we are told inside kim jong-un's propaganda machine is a network of enforcers who doll out swift pun ouishment to thos who step slightly out of line. president trump these days is full of admiration for kim jong-un, for his strength as a leader and the deference he is shown by his people. >> he speaks and his people speak up at attention. i want my people to do the same. >> reporter: the president tried to clean up the comment by saying he was joking. north koreans aren't laughing,
unless they are told to. >> just like the grandfather and the father, kim jong-un perhaps even more so has ruled through fear, the politics of fear. >> reporter: that's evident in this propaganda video kim's regime produced to highlight his summit with president trump in singapore. showing the kinds of displays of affection for kim that president trump says he appreciates. the video has the classic signatures of a north korean production, adoring crowds seeing kim off at the airport, dramatic music and upon his triumphant return, women in colorful robes, top officials, even normally stoic jeb general practically weeping. they are saying it's carefully choreographed. >> massed early in the morning and standing around for hours with flags. when the moment comes, everyone knows exactly what they do to wave their flag or the flowers.
>> reporter: in one of the first propaganda films released after he took over, kim jong-un is seen departing on a boat. the crowd of soldiers and civilians weep, then do one better. racing into the water to see him off. >> if one doesn't clap for kim jong-un, that person is sure to be in trouble. >> reporter: in a 2016 documentary, a russian filmmaker captured behind the scenes footage of a north korean propaganda film being made. the minders didn't know the cameras were rolling often. at factories, dance classes and elsewhere, minders are shown prodding, scolding film subjects to be more zealous. >> translator: too gloomy. do it with more joy. you can do it more joyfully. >> reporter: experts say we
shouldn't assume all this emotion is completely fake. many north koreans, they say, genuinely believe that their leader has god-like greatness because they have been indoctrinated in it. >> the first thing they are taught in school is to revere the kim family. they are tout about the sacrifices of the kim family to the state. not just the individual kim but the entire family going back generations. >> reporter: a system that thanks to america's existing democratic system no president of the united states could ever recreate. while the offense of not showing quite enough joy at a rally can be punishable with reeducation or jail time, for the average north korean citizen, for top officials that can be deadly. a top education official in north korea was executed by firing squad for showing a bad attitude at a garathering of th supreme people's assembly. coming up, breaking news. a federal judge sends paul
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