President Trump praised Fox News in an exclusive, far-reaching interview with "Hannity" on Wednesday evening to publish the complete and unaffected Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) warrants and related documents that the FBI has used to investigate Campaign has used. He said he wanted to "get to the bottom of things", as the long-held report on Russian agreements began.
Trump told anchor Sean Hannity that his lawyers had previously advised him not to take that dramatic step out of fear of a possible consideration obstruction of justice.
"I do, I intend to release and release, and I intend to release them completely," Trump said. "I have some very talented people working for me, lawyers, and they really did not want me to do it early … Many people wanted me to do it a long time ago, I'm glad I did not We'll do a great result without having to do it, but we'll do it One of the reasons why my lawyers did not want me to do it is, they said, if I do, they'll call it one Form of disability. "
Trump added," Honestly, I thought it would be better if we kept it to the end, but at the right time we're going to be released. "
Trump also accused FBI of Officers commit "treason" ̵
Versions of FISA documents already edited The paper revealed that the FBI relied heavily on documents produced by Hillary Clinton's campaigning Christopher Steele, a UK anti-Trump spy who works for a funded company and the Democratic National Committee to survive Trump Aide Carter Page. At least one senior DOJ official had obvious concerns that Steele was unreliable, according to exclusive text messages received by Fox News last week.
The leaked dossier and the associated FBI monitoring triggered a media frenzy over alleged Russia-Trump collusion that ended with a whimper on Sunday, when it turned out that the investigation by Special Prosecutor Robert Müller, despite several offers by the Russians, who had supported the Trump campaign, had found no evidence of such a conspiracy. The site was never charged with misconduct.
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VIEW Rand Paul tweeted late Wednesday that John Brennan, a former CIA director of the CIA, had internally postponed the dossier. Fox News did not independently verify Paul's source.
"I think Brennan is a sick person," Trump said, criticizing Brennan's "terrible" claims of the past few weeks that Trump himself had betrayed. "I think something is wrong with him."
Brennan was one of the loudest and most virulent voices who had drummed Russian collusion theory in the last two years, and claimed a few weeks ago that Special Counsel Robert Mueller He had probably planned to accuse members of the Trump family in a scene reminiscent of the "Ides of March" and the murder of Julius Caesar. He hinted that he had "bad information".
"When I said there might be someone When I spied my campaign, it was wild out there," Trump told Hannity, "They could not believe I could say that, it turned out to be that small thing Potatoes versus what was going on … millions and millions [spent] in the fake dossier, and then they used the dossier to get things started, a scam paid for by Hillary Clinton and the Democrats. Just a few hours earlier, on Wednesday, Trump clarified that he was excited about the idea of ordering a second special lawyer to review the origins of the Russian investigation. At a meeting on Tuesday with Republican senators, a source reported who was familiar with the discussions, Fox News.
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Shot on former Attorney General Jeff Sessions, Trump told Hannity, "That would not have happened" if Attorney General William Barr had been with his government from the start.
Trump also noted that ratings for multiple networks have aggressively promoted Russia's story The story of Rachel Maddow, who was down 19 percent on Monday with 2.5 million on Monday, dramatically declined sday Information from the company Nielsen.
"If you wrote this as a novel, nobody would buy it, it would be a failure because it would be too incredible," Trump said. "We get to the bottom of it, and this can never happen to a president again a shame and embarrassment for our country. … Hopefully they will not get away with it.
"We have to see how it all started, but I'll leave that to other people, including the Attorney General and others." Determination, "continued Trump continues. "Fifty years, in 100 years – if someone tries the same, he must know that the punishment will be very great if he gets caught."
Trump also hit ship, D-Calif. who has been working hard to investigate possible ties between Trump and Russia. "Ship is a villain, he knew he was lying – he's not a pacifier, for a year and a half he'd just quit and call CNN and others – you know, I watch him, so holy … he knew it was one Lie, and he would go into the back room with his friends in the Democratic Party, and they would laugh like hell, in a way you could say it's a crime, what he did – he made statements he knew were wrong. He is a shame on our country. "
The President insisted that the US should cultivate a" great relationship "with Russia and China, but that the" false news "and" nonsense "falsified its intentions into something uncanny ,
Trump also criticized Comey, whom he had fired in 2017, as a "terrible guy". He insisted he not fire him to impede justice, and told Hannity he knew the firing of Comey would only increase the control of the White House.
"It was treachery, it was really betrayal," said Trump, referring to texts between the former FBI Special agent Peter Strzok and former FBI lawyer Lisa Page discussed an "insurance policy" in the event of Trump's election.
"They had filthy cops, they had people who are bad FBI people … they were not clean at the top, to say the least." He later said, "We can never let these treacherous acts to another president. "
"I do, I intend to release and release".
Trump's interview came as a multiple GOP Legislators said the president had trampled on the whole week of his presidency by supporting the complete overthrow of ObamaCare.
On Monday, the Department of Justice asked the US Appeals Court for the 5th Circuit in New Orleans to confirm that the verdict of a Texas federal judge last year stated that the Affordable Care Act was no longer unconstitutional because of the tax reform 2017 suspended the sanitation law because she was not insured. [1 9659003] Several congressional Republicans told Fox News that the timing of Trump's intervention in the matter following the results of the Mueller report was disrupted. Parliament supported the president's veto of a bill to stop the national emergency for the government's border wall and a senate vote that highlighted the issue of what Conservatives called problems with the Green New Deal, which was signed by Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, DN.Y.
was proposed. Catherine Herridge of Fox News contributed to this report