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  President Trump Remarks on Mueller Report  CSPAN  April 24, 2019 6:13pm-6:24pm EDT

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announcer: attorney general william barr will testify before the house and senate judicial committees on the mueller report on may 1 and 2 on c-span3, or listen on the c-span radio app. stopped to talk with reporters outside of the white house on his way to marine one to leave for an opioid event. he answered questions about the mueller report, campaign 2020,
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and other issues facing his administration.
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pres. trump: the stock market and our country from an economic standpoint is doing the best probably it has ever done. we are hitting new highs again and we have hit new highs again. times since the election. unemployment numbers are the best they have ever been by far. we have almost 160 million people working today in the united states and that is more than we have ever had working in our country before. we are doing well on trade, we are doing well with china, things are going good, and i am bringing the first lady right now. she has worked very hard on the opioid crisis. we are down 17% from last year which is pretty amazing. we are down 17% with the opioid problem. it is a big problem. it is a big addiction. and we are handling it. the doctors are working with us, the labs are working, the
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clinics are working, the pharmaceutical companies are working with us, and we have made a tremendous amount of progress. john, go ahead. [indiscernible] well the subpoena , is ridiculous. we have been, i have been the most transparent president and administration in the country by far. we just went through the mueller witchhunt where you had 18 angry democrats that hate president trump. they hate him with a passion. they were contributors in many cases to hillary clinton. hate him with a passion. how they picked this panel i did not know. they came up with no collusion and they came up with no obstruction. our attorney general said on the information, there is no obstruction. so you have no collusion, no obstruction. now we are finished with it and i thought after two years, we be finished with it.
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no, now the house goes and start s subpoenaing. they want to know if a deal i have ever done. mueller, i assume, $35 million, a check to my financials -- which are great, by the way. you know they are great. they checked my financials and they checked my taxes, i assume. it was the most thorough investigation probably in the history of our country. i think i read where they interviewed 500 people. i say it is enough. get back to infrastructure. get back to cutting taxes. get back to lowering drug prices. really, that is what we should be doing. [reporters talking over each other] show less text 00:04:02 pres. trump: we are fighting all the subpoenas. these are not impartial people. the democrats are trying to win
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2020. they are not going to win with the people that i see, and they are not going to win against me. the only way they can may be me onut is going after nonsense, but they should be really focused on legislation, not the thing -- this has been litigated for the last two years almost since i got into office. now if you want to litigate, go after the dnc, crooked delivery, the dirty cops -- all of these things, that is what should be litigated because that was a rigged system. and i am breaking down, i am breaking down the swamp. if you look at what is happening, they are getting
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fired, they are getting caught. if you look at draining the swamp, i am draining the swamp. thank you very much. thank you. [reporters talking over each other] mr. president, do you regret letting the white house aides cooperate? >> whoa. >> what happened? fall? >> it was bound to happen.
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announcer: saturday night, the president is holding a campaign rally. skipping the correspondents dinner. on tuesday, he instructed his administration to boycott the dinner. watch a rally saturday at 8:00 p.m. eastern on c-span. following the rally, watch live coverage of the white house correspondents dinner with author and historian ron turnout -- ron turnout -- churnell. announcer: converses on the last week of spring recess. members returned to capitol hill on monday. the house to work on climate change. the senate continues confirmation of district court judges and high-level jobs in the trump administration. watch the house on c-span and the senate on c-span 2. during this break, some members of congress are on the campaign trail.
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congressman seth moulton of massachusetts spoke at this morning's politics and eggs breakfast in bedford, new hampshire and if the democrats should already be pursuing the president's impeachment. here is a look at some of what you will see tonight at 7:00 p.m. eastern. >> this is another place where frankly i disagreed with the party, because i voted with the minority of democrats last year to start moving on impeachment proceedings. even lastason is that year there was ample evidence that the president and his associates committed crimes. investigationthis has already indicted over 30 of the president's closest associates and friends. his campaign chairman is in prison right now, while we are eating breakfast. so do not tell me there is not enough to discuss about impeachment. frankly, i think our party made a mistake by waiting until now,
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hoping for a smoking cannon in the mueller report, before starting the debate. congress does two things, we debate and we vote on things. the debate is important. and we should have started the debate in a while ago. i do not think the time is now for info, because we do not have all the evidence, we still don't have the full mueller report, for example. but we should have started the debate a while ago and that is why i called for it last year. announcer: the dema -- democratic candidate seth moulton talk in bedford, new hampshire. watch the speech here on c-span at 7 p.m. eastern. then kamala harris, she held a town hall at dartmouth college in new hampshire. we will have that for you at 8:00 p.m. eastern here on c-span. you can find all of our political coverage online at, or listen on the free c-span radio app.
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on saturday at 2:30 p.m., but tv has coverage from the news am -- taling about c-span's new book "the presidents."ranking the best and worst chief executives . that is saturday at 2:30 p.m. host: the rising cost of insulin across the country is getting the attention of congress and others. we are joined this morning from tampa by christel marchand aprigliano, ceo of the diabetes patient advocacy coalition. tell us your story, how you were founded and why. aprigliano, ceo of the diabetes patient advocacy coalition. tell us your story, how you were .ounded and why guest: we were founded for an half years ago because we found there was a gap in the policy area of diabetes. many other organizations, the