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♪♪ ♪♪ >> THE PRESIDENT RAN AGAINST>> THE PRESIDENT RAN AGAINST THE SWAMP IN WASHINGTON.THE SWAMP IN WASHINGTON. I ASK MY FELLOW AMERICANS.I ASK MY FELLOW AMERICANS. WHAT IS MORE SWAMPY, WHAT ISWHAT IS MORE SWAMPY, WHAT IS MORE STINKING THAN THE MOSTMORE STINKING THAN THE MOST POWERFUL PERSON IN THEPOWERFUL PERSON IN THE COUNTRY LITERALLY CHANGINGCOUNTRY LITERALLY CHANGING THE RULES TO BENEFIT A CRONYTHE RULES TO BENEFIT A CRONY GUILTY OF BREAKING THE LAW?GUILTY OF BREAKING THE LAW? BRIAN: IT NEVER STOPS.BRIAN: IT NEVER STOPS. SENATOR CHUCK SCHUMER NOTSENATOR CHUCK SCHUMER NOT BACKING DOWN AFTER THEBACKING DOWN AFTER THE IMPEACHMENT PUSH NOWIMPEACHMENT PUSH NOW DEMANDING THE IG INVESTIGATEDEMANDING THE IG INVESTIGATE AND HAVE AN INVESTIGATIONAND HAVE AN INVESTIGATION INTO THE DEPARTMENT OFINTO THE DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE’S DECISION TO REDUCEJUSTICE’S DECISION TO REDUCE THE RECOMMENDED PRISON TIMETHE RECOMMENDED PRISON TIME FOR ROGER STONE.FOR ROGER STONE. OUR NEXT GUEST HAS A REALITYOUR NEXT GUEST HAS A REALITY CHECK.CHECK. HERE WITH MORE IS REACTINGHERE WITH MORE IS REACTING U.S. ATTORNEY GENERAL MATTU.S. ATTORNEY GENERAL MATT WHITAKER.WHITAKER. ASKED A.G. BARR TO GO INASKED A.G. BARR TO GO IN FRONT OF THE HOUSEFRONT OF THE HOUSE INVESTIGATIVE COMMITTEE.INVESTIGATIVE COMMITTEE. HE WILL BE DOWN THERE IN AHE WILL BE DOWN THERE IN A COUPLE WEEKS.COUPLE WEEKS. FIRST OFF, DO YOU THINK THATFIRST OFF, DO YOU THINK THAT THE PRESIDENT DID NOTHINGTHE PRESIDENT DID NOTHING WRONG.WRONG. >> ABSOLUTELY NOT.>> ABSOLUTELY NOT. THIS IS A CHAIN OF COMMANDTHIS IS A CHAIN OF COMMAND ISSUE AND IT’S A JUDGMENT INISSUE AND IT’S A JUDGMENT IN DISCRETION ISSUE.DISCRETION ISSUE. THE LYING PROSECUTORS INTHE LYING PROSECUTORS IN THIS ROGER STONE CASETHIS ROGER STONE CASE APPEARED TO HAVE, YOU KNOW,APPEARED TO HAVE, YOU KNOW, PILED ON AS MANYPILED ON AS MANY ENHANCEMENTS AS THEY COULDENHANCEMENTS AS THEY COULD UNDER THE SENTENCINGUNDER THE SENTENCING GUIDELINES AND GOT TO THE 7GUIDELINES AND GOT TO THE 7 TO 9 YEARS RANGE.TO 9 YEARS RANGE. THERE ISN’T A DRUG DEALER ORTHERE ISN’T A DRUG DEALER OR GANG THAT WOULDN’T GET TOGANG THAT WOULDN’T GET TO THAT LEVEL OF ENHANCEMENTS.THAT LEVEL OF ENHANCEMENTS. WHAT THE DEPARTMENT OFWHAT THE DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE DID, THROUGH THEJUSTICE DID, THROUGH THE CHAIN OF COMMAND.CHAIN OF COMMAND. ASAs ARE SUPERVISEDASAs ARE SUPERVISED ULTIMATELY BY THE ATTORNEYULTIMATELY BY THE ATTORNEY GENERAL.GENERAL. THE ATTORNEY GENERAL DECIDEDTHE ATTORNEY GENERAL DECIDED THIS WAS A CASE THAT NEEDEDTHIS WAS A CASE THAT NEEDED A LITTLE ADULT SUPERVISION.A LITTLE ADULT SUPERVISION. BRIAN: WHAT DEMOCRATS AREBRIAN: WHAT DEMOCRATS ARE POINTING OUT IS THAT THEPOINTING OUT IS THAT THE PRESIDENT FOUND OUT ABOUTPRESIDENT FOUND OUT ABOUT THE SENTENCINGTHE SENTENCING RECOMMENDATION WAS FROM THERECOMMENDATION WAS FROM THE PROSECUTION.PROSECUTION. NOT THE CONCLUSION FROM THENOT THE CONCLUSION FROM THE JUDGE.JUDGE. AND HE TWEETED ABOUT IT.AND HE TWEETED ABOUT IT. IT’S OVER THE TOP.IT’S OVER THE TOP. AND HE SAID YOU HAVE GOT TOAND HE SAID YOU HAVE GOT TO BE KIDDING ME.BE KIDDING ME. THE ONLY WAY CAN DO IT.THE ONLY WAY CAN DO IT. THIS IS OUTRAGEOUS.THIS IS OUTRAGEOUS. NEXT THING YOU KNOW THENEXT THING YOU KNOW THE ATTORNEY GENERAL LOOKED ATATTORNEY GENERAL LOOKED AT THIS AND DECIDED I’M GOINGTHIS AND DECIDED I’M GOING TO REDUCE THAT FOURTO REDUCE THAT FOUR PROSECUTORS RESIGNED.PROSECUTORS RESIGNED. THEY SAY THE ATTORNEYTHEY SAY THE ATTORNEY GENERAL RESPONDED TO THEGENERAL RESPONDED TO THE PRESIDENT’S TWEET.PRESIDENT’S TWEET. >> I DON’T -- AGAIN, I>> I DON’T -- AGAIN, I REALLY THINK AT THE END OFREALLY THINK AT THE END OF THE DAY, THE ATTORNEYTHE DAY, THE ATTORNEY GENERAL IS RESPONSIBLE FORGENERAL IS RESPONSIBLE FOR THE FUNCTIONING OF THETHE FUNCTIONING OF THE DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE.DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE. AND THESE KIND OF JUDGMENTAND THESE KIND OF JUDGMENT CALLS USUALLY THE U.S.CALLS USUALLY THE U.S. ATTORNEY TOGETHER WITH THE AATTORNEY TOGETHER WITH THE A AUSAs WORK IT OUT.AUSAs WORK IT OUT. AT THE SAME TIME THEAT THE SAME TIME THE ATTORNEY GENERAL DISCRETIONATTORNEY GENERAL DISCRETION TO ADJUST SENTENCINGTO ADJUST SENTENCING RECOMMENDATIONS.RECOMMENDATIONS. REMEMBER, THIS IS AREMEMBER, THIS IS A SENTENCING RECOMMENDATION.SENTENCING RECOMMENDATION. AND NOT SORT OF WHAT HEAND NOT SORT OF WHAT HE SHOULD BE -- NOT HISSHOULD BE -- NOT HIS SENTENCE.SENTENCE. A JUDGE HAS COMPLETEA JUDGE HAS COMPLETE AUTHORITY TO DECIDE WHAT THEAUTHORITY TO DECIDE WHAT THE SENTENCE IS ULTIMATELY INSENTENCE IS ULTIMATELY IN THIS CASE.THIS CASE. REALLY THIS IS JUST WHAT THEREALLY THIS IS JUST WHAT THE GOVERNMENT RECOMMENDS.GOVERNMENT RECOMMENDS. >> THE DEFENSE IS ALSO GOING>> THE DEFENSE IS ALSO GOING TO RECOMMEND AN APPROPRIATETO RECOMMEND AN APPROPRIATE SENTENCE.SENTENCE. AND THEN ULTIMATELY THEAND THEN ULTIMATELY THE JUDGE IS GOING TO DECIDE.JUDGE IS GOING TO DECIDE. BRIAN: IS HE CHARGED WITHBRIAN: IS HE CHARGED WITH ROGER STONE LYING TOROGER STONE LYING TO CONGRESS AND ALSOCONGRESS AND ALSO OBSTRUCTION OF JUSTICE ANDOBSTRUCTION OF JUSTICE AND WITNESS TAMPERING.WITNESS TAMPERING. TAKE THOSE THREE THINGS ANDTAKE THOSE THREE THINGS AND SAYS THE FOUNDATION OF THISSAYS THE FOUNDATION OF THIS IS THE WAY THEY TOOK HIMIS THE WAY THEY TOOK HIM DOWN IS A REALM MISS SENT OFDOWN IS A REALM MISS SENT OF THE OVER-THE-TOPTHE OVER-THE-TOP RECOMMENDATION OF 7 TO 9RECOMMENDATION OF 7 TO 9 YEARS.YEARS. REMEMBER, THEY HIT HIM WITHREMEMBER, THEY HIT HIM WITH A SWAT TEAM.A SWAT TEAM. THEY CAME IN WITH DOGS.THEY CAME IN WITH DOGS. >> I WAS ATTORNEY GENERAL AT>> I WAS ATTORNEY GENERAL AT THE TIME.THE TIME. I REMEMBER THAT WELL.I REMEMBER THAT WELL. BRIAN: WHAT HAPPENED?BRIAN: WHAT HAPPENED? >> ULTIMATELY THERE WAS -->> ULTIMATELY THERE WAS -- CNN WAS TIPPED OFF AS TOCNN WAS TIPPED OFF AS TO WHAT WAS HAPPENING.WHAT WAS HAPPENING. BRIAN: THEY DENY THAT.BRIAN: THEY DENY THAT. >> OF COURSE THEY DO.>> OF COURSE THEY DO. AT THE END OF THE DAY, THEYAT THE END OF THE DAY, THEY WERE THERE WHEN IT HAPPENEDWERE THERE WHEN IT HAPPENED AND WHEN IT WENT DOWN.AND WHEN IT WENT DOWN. IT WAS A VERY DISAPPOINTINGIT WAS A VERY DISAPPOINTING MOMENT.MOMENT. WE COULD NEVER GET AN ANSWERWE COULD NEVER GET AN ANSWER AS TO HOW THEY FOUND OUT.AS TO HOW THEY FOUND OUT. THEIR EXPLANATION WASTHEIR EXPLANATION WAS IMPLAUSIBLE.IMPLAUSIBLE. THIS CASE FROM THE START.THIS CASE FROM THE START. AND NOW I JUST SAW THISAND NOW I JUST SAW THIS MORNING THERE IS SOMEMORNING THERE IS SOME SUGGESTION THAT THESUGGESTION THAT THE FOREPERSON OF THE JURY HADFOREPERSON OF THE JURY HAD BIASES.BIASES. BRIAN: LOOK AT THEIR SOCIALBRIAN: LOOK AT THEIR SOCIAL MEDIA.MEDIA. >> SO THIS CASE, AGAIN, THIS>> SO THIS CASE, AGAIN, THIS IS WHY, YOU KNOW, IN THEIS WHY, YOU KNOW, IN THE SYSTEM OF JUSTICE, WE HAVESYSTEM OF JUSTICE, WE HAVE BUILT, WE HAVE WAYS TOBUILT, WE HAVE WAYS TO APPEAL THESE ISSUES.APPEAL THESE ISSUES. AND ULTIMATELY THE FINALAND ULTIMATELY THE FINAL DECIDER IS NOT THEDECIDER IS NOT THE PROSECUTORS WHO REALLY,PROSECUTORS WHO REALLY, ESPECIALLY RECOMMENDATION IESPECIALLY RECOMMENDATION I THINK OVERSTEPPED AND REALLYTHINK OVERSTEPPED AND REALLY PROPOSED A TOO SERIOUSPROPOSED A TOO SERIOUS SENTENCE.SENTENCE. BRIAN: LINDSEY GRAHAM SAYS IBRIAN: LINDSEY GRAHAM SAYS I WISH THE PRESIDENT HADWISH THE PRESIDENT HAD TWEETED ABOUT THE ORIGINALTWEETED ABOUT THE ORIGINAL SENTENCING.SENTENCING. THAT DOESN’T MEAN IS HETHAT DOESN’T MEAN IS HE GOING TO LAUNCH INTO ANGOING TO LAUNCH INTO AN INVESTIGATION.INVESTIGATION. LOOKS LIKE THE HOUSE SIDELOOKS LIKE THE HOUSE SIDE WILL, SHOCKER.WILL, SHOCKER. >> THE PRESIDENT IS FREE TO>> THE PRESIDENT IS FREE TO OPINE ON WHATEVER HE WANTSOPINE ON WHATEVER HE WANTS AND HE WILL.

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<text sub="clublinks" start="203.573" dur="1.1">WERE THERE WHEN IT HAPPENED AND WHEN IT WENT DOWN.</text>
<text sub="clublinks" start="204.674" dur="1.7">AND WHEN IT WENT DOWN. IT WAS A VERY DISAPPOINTING</text>
<text sub="clublinks" start="206.376" dur="0.532">IT WAS A VERY DISAPPOINTING MOMENT.</text>
<text sub="clublinks" start="206.943" dur="1.2">MOMENT. WE COULD NEVER GET AN ANSWER</text>
<text sub="clublinks" start="208.144" dur="1.701">WE COULD NEVER GET AN ANSWER AS TO HOW THEY FOUND OUT.</text>
<text sub="clublinks" start="209.846" dur="1.333">AS TO HOW THEY FOUND OUT. THEIR EXPLANATION WAS</text>
<text sub="clublinks" start="211.214" dur="0.365">THEIR EXPLANATION WAS IMPLAUSIBLE.</text>
<text sub="clublinks" start="211.581" dur="1.067">IMPLAUSIBLE. THIS CASE FROM THE START.</text>
<text sub="clublinks" start="212.682" dur="1.7">THIS CASE FROM THE START. AND NOW I JUST SAW THIS</text>
<text sub="clublinks" start="214.384" dur="0.799">AND NOW I JUST SAW THIS MORNING THERE IS SOME</text>
<text sub="clublinks" start="215.184" dur="0.6">MORNING THERE IS SOME SUGGESTION THAT THE</text>
<text sub="clublinks" start="215.785" dur="3.469">SUGGESTION THAT THE FOREPERSON OF THE JURY HAD</text>
<text sub="clublinks" start="219.255" dur="0.399">FOREPERSON OF THE JURY HAD BIASES.</text>
<text sub="clublinks" start="219.655" dur="0.734">BIASES. BRIAN: LOOK AT THEIR SOCIAL</text>
<text sub="clublinks" start="220.422" dur="0.267">BRIAN: LOOK AT THEIR SOCIAL MEDIA.</text>
<text sub="clublinks" start="220.69" dur="1.868">MEDIA. >> SO THIS CASE, AGAIN, THIS</text>
<text sub="clublinks" start="222.592" dur="1.6">>> SO THIS CASE, AGAIN, THIS IS WHY, YOU KNOW, IN THE</text>
<text sub="clublinks" start="224.227" dur="1.4">IS WHY, YOU KNOW, IN THE SYSTEM OF JUSTICE, WE HAVE</text>
<text sub="clublinks" start="225.662" dur="1.3">SYSTEM OF JUSTICE, WE HAVE BUILT, WE HAVE WAYS TO</text>
<text sub="clublinks" start="226.963" dur="1.133">BUILT, WE HAVE WAYS TO APPEAL THESE ISSUES.</text>
<text sub="clublinks" start="228.097" dur="3.302">APPEAL THESE ISSUES. AND ULTIMATELY THE FINAL</text>
<text sub="clublinks" start="231.401" dur="1.4">AND ULTIMATELY THE FINAL DECIDER IS NOT THE</text>
<text sub="clublinks" start="232.802" dur="2.768">DECIDER IS NOT THE PROSECUTORS WHO REALLY,</text>
<text sub="clublinks" start="235.572" dur="1.1">PROSECUTORS WHO REALLY, ESPECIALLY RECOMMENDATION I</text>
<text sub="clublinks" start="236.673" dur="4.136">ESPECIALLY RECOMMENDATION I THINK OVERSTEPPED AND REALLY</text>
<text sub="clublinks" start="240.844" dur="5.37">THINK OVERSTEPPED AND REALLY PROPOSED A TOO SERIOUS</text>
<text sub="clublinks" start="246.216" dur="0.633">PROPOSED A TOO SERIOUS SENTENCE.</text>
<text sub="clublinks" start="246.883" dur="0.8">SENTENCE. BRIAN: LINDSEY GRAHAM SAYS I</text>
<text sub="clublinks" start="247.684" dur="1.634">BRIAN: LINDSEY GRAHAM SAYS I WISH THE PRESIDENT HAD</text>
<text sub="clublinks" start="249.319" dur="2.268">WISH THE PRESIDENT HAD TWEETED ABOUT THE ORIGINAL</text>
<text sub="clublinks" start="251.588" dur="0.399">TWEETED ABOUT THE ORIGINAL SENTENCING.</text>
<text sub="clublinks" start="251.988" dur="0.9">SENTENCING. THAT DOESN’T MEAN IS HE</text>
<text sub="clublinks" start="252.889" dur="1.033">THAT DOESN’T MEAN IS HE GOING TO LAUNCH INTO AN</text>
<text sub="clublinks" start="253.923" dur="0.5">GOING TO LAUNCH INTO AN INVESTIGATION.</text>
<text sub="clublinks" start="254.424" dur="1.2">INVESTIGATION. LOOKS LIKE THE HOUSE SIDE</text>
<text sub="clublinks" start="255.659" dur="0.499">LOOKS LIKE THE HOUSE SIDE WILL, SHOCKER.</text>
<text sub="clublinks" start="256.192" dur="1.935">WILL, SHOCKER. >> THE PRESIDENT IS FREE TO</text>
<text sub="clublinks" start="258.161" dur="0.867">>> THE PRESIDENT IS FREE TO OPINE ON WHATEVER HE WANTS</text>
<text sub="clublinks" start="259.029" dur="0.966">OPINE ON WHATEVER HE WANTS AND HE WILL.</text>