Shepard Smith on Report that Trump Wanted to Prosecute Political Rivals: ‘That’s Not How It Works’

‘And our reporting begins with President Trump reportedly saying he wanted to order the Justice Department to prosecute his political rivals’

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SMITH: "And our reporting begins with President Trump reportedly saying he wanted to order the Justice Department to prosecute his political rivals. That's not how it works. It's according to the reporting of "The New York Times" citing two people familiar with the conversation. The times reported last spring that President Trump or then President Trump told the then White House counsel, don mcgahn, that he wanted to order the doj to prosecute Hillary Clinton and James Comey. Mcgahn warned the president that that could lead to your impeachment. Fox News has reached out to the White House for a response. We haven't heard back. The president's lawyers say he has turned in his written answers to the special counsel Robert Mueller's questions. Mueller's team is investigating Moscow's meddling in the 2016 election, possible collusion with the Trump campaign and Russia and whether the president obstructed justice. President Trump said there was no collusion and no obstruction of justice.

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