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Richard Painter: ‘Trump Is a Traitor and Liar’




Name: MSNBC Live


Hallie Jackson

Name: Hallie Jackson

, Richard Painter

Name: Richard Painter

Employment: University of Minnesota

Position: S. Walter Richey Professor of Corporate Law

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Original recording
06/14/2019 09:16 am
Alex (staff)
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JACKSON The President is ░░░░░░░░ the argument here and ░░░░░░░░ White House is making ░░░░░░░░ argument that this is ░░░░░░░░ Kellyanne Conway s free ░░░░░░░░ that that should not ░░░░░░░░ infringed upon Do you ░░░░░░░░ that Is that a ░░░░░░░░ argument in your view ░░░░░░░░ Not in an official ░░░░░░░░ interview on the White ░░░░░░░░ lawn She doesn t ░░░░░░░░ the right to engage ░░░░░░░░ partisan politics If she ░░░░░░░░ to go and shill ░░░░░░░░ her favorite candidates for ░░░░░░░░ United States Senate or ░░░░░░░░ Joe Biden in her ░░░░░░░░ capacity on her own ░░░░░░░░ lawn she s free ░░░░░░░░ do so But in ░░░░░░░░ official interview on White ░░░░░░░░ property she doesn t ░░░░░░░░ the right to do ░░░░░░░░ I don t have ░░░░░░░░ right to even go ░░░░░░░░ the White House anymore ░░░░░░░░ know this is public ░░░░░░░░ United States government property ░░░░░░░░ s there in her ░░░░░░░░ capacity she s paid ░░░░░░░░ the taxpayer The Hatch ░░░░░░░░ has been around since ░░░░░░░░ 1930s and there is ░░░░░░░░ First Amendment argument that ░░░░░░░░ be used to justify ░░░░░░░░ she did an official ░░░░░░░░ interview trashing on Democratic ░░░░░░░░ for the U S ░░░░░░░░ and the presidency JACKSON ░░░░░░░░ President made the point ░░░░░░░░ said Listen Kellyanne Conway ░░░░░░░░ simply answering the questions ░░░░░░░░ is asked So I ░░░░░░░░ ask you to put ░░░░░░░░ in a context Whose ░░░░░░░░ is it to not ░░░░░░░░ the Hatch Act The ░░░░░░░░ asking the question or ░░░░░░░░ person answering it PAINTER ░░░░░░░░ person answering it if ░░░░░░░░ re United States government ░░░░░░░░ She had the responsibility ░░░░░░░░ say This is official ░░░░░░░░ interview I can t ░░░░░░░░ political questions right now ░░░░░░░░ can do that in ░░░░░░░░ different context But as ░░░░░░░░ White House official standing ░░░░░░░░ the White House lawn ░░░░░░░░ cannot trash Doug Jones ░░░░░░░░ he s running for ░░░░░░░░ U S Senate or ░░░░░░░░ Biden when he s ░░░░░░░░ for the presidency or ░░░░░░░░ other candidate That is ░░░░░░░░ I told everyone in ░░░░░░░░ Bush White House that ░░░░░░░░ I gave the ethics ░░░░░░░░ and in the Bush ░░░░░░░░ House if someone did ░░░░░░░░ Kellyanne Conway did would ░░░░░░░░ been fired the first ░░░░░░░░ out the door in ░░░░░░░░ hours That s a ░░░░░░░░ dunk Hatch Act violation ░░░░░░░░ the only reason Donald ░░░░░░░░ is doing this is ░░░░░░░░ the same reason he ░░░░░░░░ continued to take emoluments ░░░░░░░░ foreign governments in violation ░░░░░░░░ the Constitution He s ░░░░░░░░ the middle finger to ░░░░░░░░ U S House of ░░░░░░░░ every time they give ░░░░░░░░ a subpoena and continued ░░░░░░░░ flout the law That ░░░░░░░░ that the U S ░░░░░░░░ is unwilling to even ░░░░░░░░ an impeachment inquiry This ░░░░░░░░ is a traitor and ░░░░░░░░ liar It s very ░░░░░░░░ He is exactly the ░░░░░░░░ of person that the ░░░░░░░░ envisioned when they drafted ░░░░░░░░ impeachment clause And it ░░░░░░░░ time for the U ░░░░░░░░ House of Representatives to ░░░░░░░░ going If they don ░░░░░░░░ he s going to ░░░░░░░░ to do this and ░░░░░░░░ to flout the law ░░░░░░░░ the situation in Russia ░░░░░░░░ very dangerous They re ░░░░░░░░ getting Ukraine trying to ░░░░░░░░ after Joe Biden and ░░░░░░░░ son This is going ░░░░░░░░ be a repeat in ░░░░░░░░ if the U S ░░░░░░░░ of Representatives doesn t ░░░░░░░░ to the plate.”
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