When Stephanopoulos presented the argument that McGahn testified as such under oath, Trump replied, "I don't care what he says, it doesn't matter". "Because he wanted to make himself look like a good lawyer".
Previously, McGahn stated under oath the president continuously told him to have special counsel Robert Mueller removed due to perceived conflicts of interest and asked to create documents backing up that claim.
"And has to go?"
Trump, in an interview Friday with "Fox & Friends", said he would look at the information in order to determine whether or not it was "incorrect".
The committee is investigating whether the president illegally obstructed the probe into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election.
The Mueller report shows no obstruction of justice, and the obstruction it shows is fake, and Congress can't hear from a person who testified about obstruction. The president then gave possible explanations as to why McGahn would possibly lie.Читайте также: Audi E-tron recalled for battery seal, potential "thermal event"
"Because they were looking to get us for lies or slight misstatements", Trump said. "Very, very unfair. Very unfair".
Trump's assertion that he would be open to accepting a foreign power's help in his 2020 campaign ricocheted through Washington on Thursday, with Democrats condemning it as a call for further election interference and Republicans struggling to defend his comments.
Trump was "dead wrong", Biden said.
"Not on obstruction", Stephanopoulos interjected.
"George, you're being a little wise guy, OK?" "You couldn't have that happen with our country, and everybody understands that". There was no crime. Now, there's no collusion. "If I thought there was something wrong, I'd go maybe to the Federal Bureau of Investigation".
Mueller said in his report that he could not clear the president of obstruction and cited 10 examples of Trump's behavior that he found troubling.При любом использовании материалов сайта и дочерних проектов, гиперссылка на обязательна.
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