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CNN’s Lemon: ‘Weak’ Trump Cares ‘More About Covering His Tracks’ in the Mueller Probe ‘than Standing up for American Values’

Name: CNN


CNN Tonight

Name: CNN Tonight


Don Lemon

Name: Don Lemon

Employment: CNN

Position: News Anchor

Event location
New York, N.Y.

Name: New York, N.Y.


Not online media
12/01/2018 07:28 am
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LEMON This is CNN ░░░░░░░░ I m don lemon ░░░░░░░░ s our breaking news ░░░░░░░░ the Mueller investigation Sources ░░░░░░░░ CNN that Michael Cohen ░░░░░░░░ president s former fixer ░░░░░░░░ President Trump would pardon ░░░░░░░░ if he stayed on ░░░░░░░░ in his discussions with ░░░░░░░░ prosecutors Another source says ░░░░░░░░ after the FBI raid ░░░░░░░░ Cohen s home and ░░░░░░░░ people close to the ░░░░░░░░ assured Cohen that Trump ░░░░░░░░ take care of him ░░░░░░░░ all know how that ░░░░░░░░ out right More on ░░░░░░░░ in just a moment ░░░░░░░░ here s a picture ░░░░░░░░ says it all These ░░░░░░░░ the world s leaders ░░░░░░░░ ones that our president ░░░░░░░░ cozying up to Take ░░░░░░░░ look at your screen ░░░░░░░░ now There s the ░░░░░░░░ prince Mohammed bin Salman ░░░░░░░░ there s also president ░░░░░░░░ Putin there They sure ░░░░░░░░ happy don t they ░░░░░░░░ chumming it up shaking ░░░░░░░░ how you doing buddy ░░░░░░░░ not The president of ░░░░░░░░ United States the leader ░░░░░░░░ the free world the ░░░░░░░░ man who could stand ░░░░░░░░ their way is weak ░░░░░░░░ weak Appears to be ░░░░░░░░ to cross them Weak ░░░░░░░░ to cross two brutal ░░░░░░░░ repressive leaders who oppose ░░░░░░░░ this country stands for ░░░░░░░░ crown prince of Saudi ░░░░░░░░ is the man behind ░░░░░░░░ vicious murder of Washington ░░░░░░░░ journalist Jamal khashoggi in ░░░░░░░░ Saudi consulate in istanbul ░░░░░░░░ own CIA has assessed ░░░░░░░░ with high confidence but ░░░░░░░░ president well he refuses ░░░░░░░░ accept that and he ░░░░░░░░ with the Saudis again ░░░░░░░░ again and again Clip ░░░░░░░░ Trump I spoke with ░░░░░░░░ crown prince yesterday and ░░░░░░░░ strongly said that he ░░░░░░░░ nothing to do with ░░░░░░░░ s got many people ░░░░░░░░ that say he had ░░░░░░░░ knowledge He told me ░░░░░░░░ he had nothing to ░░░░░░░░ with it Saudi Arabia ░░░░░░░░ we broke with them ░░░░░░░░ think your oil prices ░░░░░░░░ go through the roof ░░░░░░░░ have a very strong ░░░░░░░░ in Saudi Arabia We ░░░░░░░░ an ally that said ░░░░░░░░ did not commit at ░░░░░░░░ top level the crown ░░░░░░░░ the king they did ░░░░░░░░ commit this atrocity clip ░░░░░░░░ LEMON So the question ░░░░░░░░ why is this president ░░░░░░░░ eager to take the ░░░░░░░░ word over his own ░░░░░░░░ really our own CIA ░░░░░░░░ s very simple He ░░░░░░░░ you himself It s ░░░░░░░░ about money And then ░░░░░░░░ s Vladimir Putin whose ░░░░░░░░ rammed and fired on ░░░░░░░░ vessels off the coast ░░░░░░░░ crimea this week and ░░░░░░░░ 24 Ukraine service members ░░░░░░░░ the U K now ░░░░░░░░ personally approved the deadly ░░░░░░░░ attack on a former ░░░░░░░░ in Britain Sources tell ░░░░░░░░ that attack with a ░░░░░░░░ bottle full of a ░░░░░░░░ agent could never kill ░░░░░░░░ and thousands of people ░░░░░░░░ I just want to ░░░░░░░░ you of something you ░░░░░░░░ if you can forget ░░░░░░░░ What our president has ░░░░░░░░ about his bff that ░░░░░░░░ Vladimir Putin Here it ░░░░░░░░ Clip starts Trump Putin ░░░░░░░░ me brilliant I like ░░░░░░░░ So now I like ░░░░░░░░ Now Putin called me ░░░░░░░░ genius by the way ░░░░░░░░ said Donald Trump is ░░░░░░░░ genius and he s ░░░░░░░░ absolute leader over there ░░░░░░░░ he s the smartest ░░░░░░░░ I think Putin s ░░░░░░░░ a very strong leader ░░░░░░░░ Russia He s been ░░░░░░░░ lot stronger than our ░░░░░░░░ that I can tell ░░░░░░░░ Wouldn t it be ░░░░░░░░ if we actually got ░░░░░░░░ with Russia Wouldn t ░░░░░░░░ be great Is there ░░░░░░░░ wrong with that Putin ░░░░░░░░ fine He s fine ░░░░░░░░ re all fine We ░░░░░░░░ people I got along ░░░░░░░░ with Putin and everybody ░░░░░░░░ wow that was great ░░░░░░░░ ends LEMON So President ░░░░░░░░ has the perfect opportunity ░░░░░░░░ call them both to ░░░░░░░░ at the G20 face ░░░░░░░░ face He could But ░░░░░░░░ seems to be doing ░░░░░░░░ he can to avoid ░░░░░░░░ He canceled his planned ░░░░░░░░ with Putin before Air ░░░░░░░░ One even landed in ░░░░░░░░ claiming it was because ░░░░░░░░ Russia s actions in ░░░░░░░░ Clip starts Trump We ░░░░░░░░ not happy about it ░░░░░░░░ is Hopefully they ll ░░░░░░░░ able to settle it ░░░░░░░░ soon because we look ░░░░░░░░ to meeting with President ░░░░░░░░ Clip ends LEMON Everybody ░░░░░░░░ we all know it ░░░░░░░░ no coincidence that meeting ░░░░░░░░ canceled just hours after ░░░░░░░░ Cohen s blockbuster admission ░░░░░░░░ he lied to protect ░░░░░░░░ president when he told ░░░░░░░░ that negotiations to put ░░░░░░░░ Trump Tower in Moscow ░░░░░░░░ before the Iowa caucuses ░░░░░░░░ admission that means Trump ░░░░░░░░ trying to do business ░░░░░░░░ Russia in the middle ░░░░░░░░ a campaign that Russia ░░░░░░░░ in to help elect ░░░░░░░░ So it s no ░░░░░░░░ the president decided to ░░░░░░░░ on the opportunity to ░░░░░░░░ down with Putin Press ░░░░░░░░ Sarah Sanders in a ░░░░░░░░ today using the president ░░░░░░░░ mantra which hunt hoax ░░░░░░░░ hunt hoax said the ░░░░░░░░ investigation quote probably does ░░░░░░░░ our relationship with Russia ░░░░░░░░ That is what this ░░░░░░░░ cares about That s ░░░░░░░░ s on his mind ░░░░░░░░ s what he tweeted ░░░░░░░░ course tweeted just before ░░░░░░░░ 00 this morning okay ░░░░░░░░ I get it I ░░░░░░░░ a very good developer ░░░░░░░░ living my life When ░░░░░░░░ see our country going ░░░░░░░░ the wrong direction to ░░░░░░░░ it mildly Against all ░░░░░░░░ I decide to run ░░░░░░░░ president and continue to ░░░░░░░░ my business Very legal ░░░░░░░░ cool Talked about it ░░░░░░░░ the campaign trail Very ░░░░░░░░ very cool There s ░░░░░░░░ way to look at ░░░░░░░░ you know Hat tip ░░░░░░░░ the Atlantic s David ░░░░░░░░ who reminds us of ░░░░░░░░ moment from Richard Nixon ░░░░░░░░ starts NIXON I welcome ░░░░░░░░ kind of examination because ░░░░░░░░ have got to know ░░░░░░░░ or not their President ░░░░░░░░ a crook Well I ░░░░░░░░ not a crook Clip ░░░░░░░░ LEMON I m not ░░░░░░░░ crook Very legal and ░░░░░░░░ cool The President seems ░░░░░░░░ care more about covering ░░░░░░░░ tracks with the Mueller ░░░░░░░░ closing in than standing ░░░░░░░░ for American values Senator ░░░░░░░░ Menendez nailed it with ░░░░░░░░ tweet Here it is ░░░░░░░░ feeling when you own ░░░░░░░░ President of the United ░░░░░░░░ and can do whatever ░░░░░░░░ want Take a look ░░░░░░░░ that Whatever happened to ░░░░░░░░ first?”
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