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Attkisson on CNN: Reporters Not Following Normal Rules Of Journalism Because They See Trump As A Threat


On the Monday edition of his FOX News show, Tucker Carlson addressed a false story published by CNN that linked Trump advisor Anthony Scaramucci to a Russia-controlled investment fund that is being investigated by the Senate. CNN ultimately retracted the story and three employees resigned. Carlson also interviewed investigative reporter Sharyl Attkisson about the anti-Trump bent in mainstream news. Attkisson spoke about how the media establishment has "exempted" themselves from the normal journalism rules and rules of political behavior because they see Donald Trump as "such a big threat." "They retracted the story completely and admitted it did not meet CNN's editorial standards and that's saying something," Carlson said. Carlson also noted one of the reporters involved in this story was also involved in another false story. Eric Lichtblau reported that Jim Comey would contradict President Trump and say he never told the president he was not under investigation in his Senate testimony. That never happened. Carlson also noted Eric Lichtblau, one of the reporters involved in this story, wrote another false story earlier in the month that claimed Jim Comey would testify to the Senate that he never told President Trump he was not under investigation. That never happened. "It's been seven months though since Trump won the presidential election. Since then, precisely no evidence has emerged to support the claim that Trump somehow colluded with the Russian government in order to win the race. But you'd never know that from watching that channel which has become home for conspiracists on the Russian question worldwide," Carlson said the Monday night broadcast of his FOX News show. "Overall, 93% of CNN's coverage of the Trump administration has been negative. 93%," Carlson reported. "Idi Amin would get more balanced coverage. Anybody would. Fidel Castro certainly has. CNN, in other words, is no longer just a news organization, it is a campaign with a political mission run, not surprisingly run by a man named Jeff Zucker who once expressed interest in running for office himself. Like any campaign, it is great at some things. Pushing a message, hurting opponents. And not so good at others like reporting the news. This is a change. How did it happen?" Attkisson said there has been a sea change in the way the mainstream media covers the news because of the 'Hitleresque threat' they see in President Donald Trump. "They would say a Hitleresque threat. That means they don't have of journalism in this case. I think it's more of a threat to the system of favors, money, and access that has been developed through what we have known as a political establishment," Attkisson said. Attkisson also said political operatives have made their way into newsrooms and made it so there is little difference between how the news is reported and the narratives that pundits want to advance: ATTKISSON: This is a confluence of factors including we have now invited pundits and political operatives into our newsroom not just as commentators and pundits but also as reporters, anchors in editorial positions. So, sometimes there's little meaningful difference now I think between the people reporting the news and the political operatives who want to advance news narratives. That's a problem. I also think that the establishment, I'm talking Democrats, Republicans, and the media establishment have exempted themselves from the normal journalism rules and rules of political behavior because they see Donald Trump as such a big threat. They would say a Hitleresque threat. That means they don't have to follow the normal rules of journalism in this case. I think it's more of a threat to the system of favors, money, and access that has been developed through what we have known as a political establishment. Attkisson said the election of Trump means that access bought by lobbyists who "make sure certain political hearings don't happen," is now almost worthless. "Washington survives on a system that has gone on for decades of access and money where people have spent decades paying into certain politicians, Democrats and Republicans alike, to make sure certain political hearings don't happen, to make sure certain laws have provisions written in. All of a sudden, overnight, all of that access they've bought, all the hard work they have done as lobbyists and so on is almost worthless if Trump's reality of Washington comes into play and nobody seems to like that," Attkisson said. "The news media is suffering a credibility gap in general because it has decided to blur together like I have never seen before — opinion and advocacy journalism with what I think people would like to think is more straight news, journalism, reporting of just the facts. I think that harm is going to take a long time to dial back if they even want to dial it back. And I'm not sure we do," Attkisson told Carlson. Attkisson made a comparison to how news is delivered in North Korea. She said people are getting an artificial reality created by people who are putting out narratives, political or corporate, where people are not getting an accurate delivery of the news. She also spoke about "formerly reputable" news organizations that are no longer trusted and how there are "very little repercussions" for those who report news that turns out to be incorrect. ATTKISSON: I kind of liken it in the extreme to the situation as it must be in North Korea. if you have a TV and can watch the news and it's going to be a version that's approved and put out by the state, I think in some respects we are getting artificial reality created by people who are putting out narratives, whether Democrats, Republicans, or corporate interests and people sense, at least some people, that they're not getting an accurate picture. And I think if you are like me, there is very little that I see reported on the news that I instantly believe without doing my own checking because so many formerly reputable news organizations have been proven to be 180 degrees wrong not just a little bit wrong. So many insisted President Trump was under investigation when he wasn't. So many that insisted it couldn't be true that Comey had told him three times he wasn't under investigation, when that was the case. These sorts of things with very little repercussions when the reporting turns out to be wrong based on, I think, highly inadequate standards, reporters doing things that wouldn't be allowed in journalism schools but doing them now with impunity.

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Tucker Carlson: NYT’s Bret Stephens Wants To Deport Americans; Sees You As Widget For Globalism


On Monday's broadcast of his FOX News program, Tucker Carlson responded to self-described conservative's Bret Stephen's latest offering in The New York Times where he proposed the deportation of non-immigrants. Stephens said his column about mass deportations of American citizens was written in jest. "Who would take them in, anyway?" he wrote. Carlson said Stephens is the Washington establishment "summed up perfectly in a nutshell." He also noted the hawk's position on Iraq, defending the war as recently as 2013, and said he would probably defend an invasion of Iran. "Stephens is regarded and he certainly regards himself as an incredibly smart person, yet weirdly, it never seems to dawn on him that the decline of the American middle class, their economic, education, and social struggles could be related to the policies he and others have championed for decades. It never occurred to him," Carlson said. "Stephens is the Washington establishment summed up perfectly in a nutshell," Carlson claimed. "He's happy to send other people off to fight the country's battles, since he would never consider doing such a thing himself, and yet, when they return, he castigates them for not being good enough. He laughs about their problems. Jokes about replacing them with foreigners, more worthy of his affections." "Naturally, Stephens' piece was the single most popular article on The New York Times website this past weekend in case you're wondering how that paper's readers feel about you. They hate you, and they are not shy about it," the host said. Tucker Carlson's full commentary: TUCKER CARLSON: Bret Stephens had a piece in The New York Times a couple of days ago entitled 'Only Mass Deportation Can Save America.' Of course this is The New York Times, there's a twist. It's not the same deportations that the Trump people are talking about, the people that Stephens would like to deport likely include you, native-born American citizens. Stephens called them "complacent, entitled, and often shockingly ignorant on basic points of American law and history," "stagnant pool in which our national prospects risk drowning." What are their sins, these native-born Americans? Well, according to Stephens, they're stupid, they don't have enough kids, but they also have too many kids out of wedlock, they don't start enough businesses, they commit too many crimes. "So-called real Americans are screwing up America," he continues, "maybe they should leave so that we can replace them with new and better ones." Stephens later adds that he is only joking, but only because no country would actually accept the worthless regular Americans he would like to deport. Stephens is regarded and he certainly regards himself as an incredibly smart person, yet weirdly, it never seems to dawn on him that the decline of the American middle class, their economic, education, and social struggles could be related to the policies he and others have championed for decades. It never occurred to him. He also shows little care for Americans as anything besides units of economic productivity, widgets to fuel the machine of global capitalism that pays Bret Stephens many thousands a year to write mediocre opinion columns in a dying newspaper. The notion of America as a nation, a group of people whose government ought to be on their side, rather than working against their interests, seems alien to Bret Stephens. Given this, it will probably not surprise you that Stephens was an aggressive champion for the Iraq war. He didn't fight in it, of course, despite being yet too young to do so. He did insist as recently as 2013 that the war was based on sound intelligence, and was therefore a justifiable expenditure of 4,400 American lives and hundreds of billions of dollars. He is also a big hawk on Iran, of course, so he probably would not shrink from advocating a new and bloody war in that country too. Stephens is the Washington establishment summed up perfectly in a nutshell. He's happy to send other people off to fight the country's battles, since he would never consider doing such a thing himself, and yet, when they return, he castigates them for not being good enough. He laughs about their problems. Jokes about replacing them with foreigners, more worthy of his affections. Naturally, Stephens' piece was the single most popular article on The New York Times website this past weekend in case you're wondering how that paper's readers feel about you. They hate you, and they are not shy about it.

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Krauthammer: Trump Did Democratic Party A Favor By Ridding Them Of The Clintons


Charles Krauthammer told Tucker Carlson on Thursday that President Trump inadvertently did Democrats a favor by ending the "Clinton dynasty" so the party can move on. "She was a terrible candidate, the worst imaginable," Krauthammer said. "I think in the end that's sort of what defeated her. There was no rationale for her run. And the Democratic Party suffered being trapped by the Clinton machine."

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Tucker Carlson: Left’s “Diversity Agenda,” “Destructive Obsession With Race” Is “Totalitarian”


FOX NEWS: While our leaders fret about Putin's bloggers, an unstable maniac is portrayed as white supremacist Trump supporter when he really wasn't and the left's concern for equal rights has been replaced by the diversity agenda dangerously obsessed with race. Tucker Carlson, host of Tucker Carlson Tonight, deliver commentary. Rough transcript, via FOX News: TUCKER CARLSON, FOX NEWS: As you may have heard, over the weekend, a deranged man in a state of Oregon called Jeremy Christian began berating Muslims on a train and when three men approached the intervene, he stabbed two of them to death. It was an atrocity, it's only the first of many in the story. Almost immediately after it happened, the press scrambled to define what exactly had happened. Right wing, white supremacist commits murder, provoked by Trump's climate of hate, climate of fear, maybe both. Fake civil rights group like the center for Islamic in relations, and the Southern Poverty Law Center jumped on board immediately, blaming President Trump's rhetoric. (BEGIN VIDEO CLIP) UNIDENTIFIED MALE: He has been very silent. The silence has been deafening in terms of the amount of hate crimes and actual, what I say, white terrorist attacks that have taken place in the United States of America. UNIDENTIFIED MALE: Mr. Trumps xenophobic, vitriolic campaign coupled with his attacks on political correctness, have told many people that the gloves are off and that they are allowed, basically, to act on their worst instincts. (END VIDEO CLIP) CARLSON: Many alleged journalists weren't any more restrained than that. The blog Vox called the crime, quote, "The latest in a wave of racist attacks across America." That followed President Trump's election. "The Associated Press" chimed in with a piece entitled this, "Unease about white supremacy grows after Portland stabbing." President Trump was shamed for taken too long to tweet about the attack. The message was clear. This is what Trump's America looks like. Not one to let a crisis go to waste, the mayor of Portland, Ted Wheeler, use the killings to ban free speech itself, calling for the cancellation of two upcoming political rallies. (BEGIN VIDEO CLIP) MAYOR TED WHEELER, PORTLAND: I'm appealing to the organizers of the alt- right offense to cancel the events that they have scheduled. My main concern is that they are coming to pedal a message of hatred and of bigotry. (END VIDEO CLIP) CARLSON: Over the very message that cause the murders, except, none of this was actually true. The accused killer was not a Trump voter. He actually backed Jules Stein and Bernie Sanders in the 2016 race and indeed called for violent attacks on Trump supporters during the election. A video from the day before the stabbing shows him denouncing not just Muslims, but also, Jewish people and Christians. And if Facebook posting from last June, he attacked Hillary Clinton for allegedly keeping Honduran refugees out of this country, hardly behavior of a coherent white supremacists. At the alt-right rally, supposedly attended in April, he was apparently there to pick fights with everyone, whether they loved Trump or hated him. Once you dig a little, you find that this guy wasn't a right-winger, but an unstable maniac who hated almost everybody and maybe inevitably was going to lash out at some point, but don't tell that to the media, though. Like progressives everywhere, they see racists under every bed. Even, believe it or not, at Evergreen State College in the state of Washington. Evergreen is one of the most left-wing schools in the Western hemisphere, but students have become convinced the place has been infiltrated by bigots to root them out. Progressives there have occupied administration buildings, ordered white people off the campus with the threat of force. Watch this. (BEGIN VIDEO CLIP) (STUDENTS CHANTING) Hey, hey, ho, ho, these racist teachers have got to go! Hey, hey, ho, ho, these racist teachers have got to go! Hey, hey, ho, ho! UNIDENTIFIED FEMALE: Why is this the most violent (bleep) to ever brief? (STUDENTS CHANTING) UNIDENTIFIED FEMALE: All of our administration is white. UNIDENTIFIED FEMALE: Right. UNIDENTIFIED FEMALE: It's not an activist. (Bleep) UNIDENTIFIED FEMALE: I am tired of white people talking about what black and brown people need. You don't know! UNIDENTIFIED MALE: (Bleep) you and (bleep) the police! (CHEERS AND APPLAUSE) (END VIDEO CLIP) CARLSON: While our leaders in Washington fret about Vladimir Putin and its bloggers, this is what is going on with the rest of America. Where are the people in charge exactly? Well, they are basing themselves before the tormentors, of course. George Bridges, the cringing president of Evergreen, actually thinks the rioters as they screamed at him. He expressed his, quote, "gratitude" for their, quote, "passion and courage" in trampling the rights of everyone else. How did we get here, exactly? Well, a lot of answers to that question but a main one is this, the left's concerns for equal rights for all has been replaced by the diversity agenda, which is a destructive obsession with race. The Trump's free speech, which is routinely suppressed and its name, it obviates the rule of law, which aggrieve parties can freely ignore, as you just saw. In the name of tolerance, the demands conformity, it calls for justices are often an excuse for violence, it is totalitarian and suddenly, it is everywhere. What does this mean for the rest of us?

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Brit Hume: Since Great Victories In Civil Rights, Left Finding “New Grievances To Work On”


Brit Hume on 'liberal lunacy' on college campuses and the silencing of "speech you don't like." Hume talks to Tucker Carlson about the Civil Rights Movement victories and how the left is "looking for new fields to conquer, new grievances to work on." BRIT HUME: Free speech is the Old Gray Mare of campus life, now. It ain't what it used to be. And in places such as the University of Southern California, the University of California, Berkeley, which is the birthplace, you may recall, of Mario Savio back in the 60s, and of that free speech movement. We now have efforts to suppress speech, we have protesters who heckle either with the threat of heckling or rioting, leads to cancellations of scheduled speeches by the likes of Ann Coulter. You don't have to agree with Ann Coulter to believe that in this country, she ought to be able to go and speak wherever she likes and people should be free to attend. And she ought to be able to get her words out without being heckled into silence. But this, in this day and age, is what principally the left has come to. It's triumphed in a number of areas, civil rights being a conspicuous example, Tucker. But now, that the great victories in these movements, civil rights, equal rights, have been basically won, they are looking for new fields to conquer, new grievances to work on. And now, we have them wanting to suppress speech in the name of diversity, in the name of tolerance and so on. It's remarkable.

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Carolla On P.C. Culture On Campus: Students Want To Be Able To Wish People Into The Cornfield


FOX NEWS: Adam Carolla and Dennis Prager give Tucker Carlson a look at their new documentary, No Safe Spaces, which explores growing "snowflake" and "aggrievance" culture on college campuses nationwide at the expense of free speech. Carolla said college students want to be the kid from The Twilight Zone who could wish people away to the cornfield. "They remind me of that kid from The Twilight Zone that could wish anyone into the cornfield who disagrees with them and we're all so scared to be wished in a cornfield by these little snot-nosed brats that we just follow suit," Carolla said Wednesday on Tucker Carlson Tonight.

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Tucker Carlson on Terrorism: Defend What You Believe In, Or Lose It


FNC host Tucker Carlson discusses the long term implications of regular terrorist attacks on Western culture and what will happen if people don't stand up for what they believe in. TUCKER CARLSON: Our leaders like to boast they believe in Science, that they let data and hard evidence drive policy. They are lying. And never more obviously than in this case. They don't want to see the numbers, and they actively suppress them. If you really cared about America, you wouldn't want it to become Europe: dangerous, divided, unstable. You wouldn't import a massive Muslim minority into your country, simply because it made you feel open minded and virtuous, and then hope for the best. That is a faith based approach and it is nuts. We know exactly what will happen if we do that, because we are watching it on television in Manchester right now. If you really cared about the country you led, you would figure out how to make sure that every person you imported, of any religion, enthusiastically supported your cherished values — tolerance, pluralism, free speech, equality under the law, just for starters. Tell them not to litter while they're here by the way too. We're doing the opposite. Our leaders worship multiculturalism, so we encourage immigrants to reject our culture in favor of their own, because all cultures are equal. Except they are not all equal as we were reminded last night in Manchester. Defend what you believe in or lose it. That is the lesson of Manchester. It is also the basic lesson of all of history. But what if you don't believe in anything at all? Our leaders don't. Maybe that's why they can't defend us.

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Tucker Carlson: Media Engaged In Political Advocacy, Not News


FOX NEWS: The anti-Trump mainstream media have used talking points to twist important issues like immigration and border security to suit their agendas — and a new Harvard study shows proof of the press bias against Trump. Transcript, via FOX News Channel: TUCKER CARLSON: The news media are liberal. If you grew up in this country, you probably have known that for quite a while. It's obvious in the stories they choose, and may be even more evident in the ones they ignore. The only people who deny widespread media bias these days are the people who are directly benefiting from it. And that would include progressive activists posing as reporters and the Democratic politicians whose water they carry. But exactly how liberal and how biased is the press? The answer to that, we have to go to social science. And now for the first time in a while, we actually have some real data. A new study from researchers at Harvard University looked at ten major news outlets and found the overwhelming majority of their coverage of the new administration's first 100 days was hostile. CNN and NBC both purportedly straight news outlets, 93 percent of the stories were negative. Which is remarkable. Considering that there is no way that 93 percent of their stories about, I don't know, pick someone, Fidel Castro, were negative? Ninety two percent is a lot. In fact, it's not really news coverage at that point. It's advocacy. So, the press doesn't like Trump. We knew that. But it's not just Trump. It's the issues that Trump's voters favor. The media disagreed with those two and they skew their coverage accordingly. Take immigration for example. There are many sides of that issue. But most Americans believe it ought to be illegal to come to our country without permission. That's why the Congress has made it illegal. But that's not what the people who work in the media think. They believe that defending the border is an act of bigotry and so that's how they have portrayed it with no other side were presented at all. Most of the time. The Harvard study found that stories on Trump's immigration policies, fully 96 percent were negative. There is more diversity in the Romanian media under — that's no diversity at all. Now, if you've read a newspaper lately, you've seen it. Here is "The New York Times" for example. "Immigrants high, fearing capture on any corner." The "L.A. Times." "Trump's crackdown sparks fear and anger among immigrants here illegally." And of course, America's least on his newspaper, "The Washington Post," which wrote in a headline, "Immigrants are now canceling their food stamps for fear that Trump will deport them." Huh! Where are the stories about Americans hurt by immigration? Well, you'd have to wait an awful long time to see those. There aren't many, if any. If anything, most television news is even more distorted than this. (BEGIN VIDEO CLIP) SCOTT PELLEY, CBS EVENING NEWS ANCHOR: President Trump drew an X today through the welcoming words of the nearby statue of liberty. FAREED ZAKARIA, CNN HOST: Trump has always — in fear mongering, this time to stoke those fears and present himself as the country's protector, he chose to punish ordinary men, women, and children who are fleeing terrorism and violence. UNIDENTIFIED MALE: This is just a proposal, but already immigration authorities are telling me it's harsh and un-American. (END VIDEO CLIP) CARLSON: Un-American. Well, that's news with a message in its core. Just like in a political campaign. Which in many ways is exactly what this is.

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Dershowitz Calls Special Counsel Mueller Good News For Trump: “He’s Going To Find No Crime”


Legal eagle Alan Dershowitz believes special counsel Robert Mueller will be good news for President Trump. "He's going to find no crime," Dershowitz predicted. "Political wrongdoing, but it's just not a crime," he said. "Nobody can point me to a statute that would be violated. And a prosecutor is only allowed to look for evidence of a federal crime." "Nobody can point me to a statute that would be violated. And a prosecutor is only allowed to look for evidence of a federal crime. And the reason I think Trump may benefit from this is this will be a secret proceeding. Mueller is a very honorable guy, so he's not going to leak anything. And in the end, he's going to find no crime," Dershowitz said. "It's going to be done in secret, behind closed doors, and all we get in the end is no indictment or a lower-level former official gets indicted," Dershowitz said. "And I think in the end that helps the Trump administration, not hurts them." Rough transcript, via FOX News Channel: ON: Democrats like Congresswoman Maxine Waters have hailed the appointment of a Special Counsel to investigate Donald Trump's presidential campaign saying it's the latest step toward his inevitable impeachment. But one of the country's top lawyers is not convinced. Long-time Harvard Law Professor Alan Dershowitz says, the special council could vindicate Trump rather than bringing about his downfall. Here it is. (BEGIN VIDEO CLIP) ALAN DERSHOWITZ, HARVARD LAW PROFESSOR: Show me the criminal statute. Istill sit here as a civil libertarian. I don't want us ever to become what Stalinist Russia became when Stalin was told by Lavrentiy Beria, show me the man and I'll find you the crime. What is the crime? (END VIDEO CLIP) CARLSON: Professor Dershowitz joins us tonight. Professor, I was really struck by this. I don't think you are a big Trump supporter. DERSHOWITZ: I'm not. CARLSON: But you asked a question I haven't heard anybody — I know that. You asked a question nobody has asked, which is, "What is the crime to which the Special Counsel is responding"? DERSHOWITZ: Uh-hm. CARLSON: What is the answer? DERSHOWITZ: Well, first, I'm here not as a supporter of Donald Trump. I voted for Hillary Clinton very proudly. CARLSON: Right. DERSHOWITZ: I'm here as a supporter for civil liberties and construing status narrowly as they were written. I just don't see a crime here. I see perhaps some political wrongdoing. I see leaking information on both sides. But even if, for example, the campaign coordinated, which there is no evidence of, but coordinated activities with Russia. And even if Russia and the campaigns said, gee, wouldn't it be better if Trump were elected? That's political wrongdoing, but it's just not a crime. Nobody can point me to a statute that would be violated. And a prosecutor is only allowed to look for evidence of a federal crime. And the reason I think Trump may benefit from this is this will be a secret proceeding. Mueller is a very honorable guy, so he's not going to leak anything. And in the end, he's going to find no crime. Maybe he will issue a report, which in my view would be improper, because he only hear is half of the evidence. Only the prosecutors pointed the evidence. But he will say there is no crime. May be the worst-case scenario for the Trump administration is maybe Flynn gets indicted for lying, the President probably pardons him at that point. But it's two years from now. Or a year and a half from now. And in the meantime, he has a reprieve. If they had appointed an independent investigatory commission, the whole story would come out, and then it would depend on whether it's inculpatory or exculpatory. The public would know. But now it's going to be done in secret behind closed doors. And all we get in the end is no indictment or a low level former official gets indicted it and I think in the end that helps the Trump administration and that hurts them. CARLSON: I want to get back to your first point which is there is, there is no crime being alleged. So, I'm hearing Democrats every night say, it's likely that the Trump campaign coordinated with the Russians on the timing of the WikiLeaks dump. If there is no evidence of that, but if that turns out to be true, that's not a crime? DERSHOWITZ: Of course not. Why would that be a crime? It would be like "The Washington Post" publishing WikiLeaks. As long as the Trump administration, or no individual told them to hack the DNA, that would be obviously very different, or gave them information that was useful in hacking the DNC, but just knowing that they hacked the DNA taking advantage of that fact, it's not a crime. CARLSON: So this whole, why the — I mean, you know, I've been doing this almost every night for six months. And I'm embarrassed to admit I've never thought about the point that you made, not one time. Why is there than a Special Counsel? DERSHOWITZ: Well, there shouldn't be. Look at the letter. The letter says you should look into the Russian thing and anything that grows out of it, nobody points to any kind of crime. And there can't be obstruction of justice for the President to fire Comey, that's his constitutional and statutory right to do that. Even if the President did say to Comey, let it go when it comes to Flynn. Under the unitary theory of the executive, the President has a right to direct the Justice Department and the right to direct the FBI what to do. Thomas Jefferson told his Attorney General to prosecute Aaron Burr. He told them how to do it. He called witnesses. And he the President gave them immunity. He called the Chief Justice who was his cousin, John Marshall, and threatened to have him impeached if he didn't convict Aaron Burr. Aaron Burr got acquitted in, but not to any failure to Thomas Jefferson. So, historically, the President is the head of the executive branch and he cannot be convicted of obstruction of justice for simply performing his constitutional duty. CARLSON: Right. DERSHOWITZ: Look, if he tore up a subpoena or erased tapes or put out a perjured testimony, that's very different. But just by exercising his constitutional rights, there is no obstruction of justice here and I don't see any crime here at all. CARLSON: Then, on what grounds with the acting Attorney General have put Mueller in that job? DERSHOWITZ: Well, I think he did it to protect his own reputation. I think we are seeing a lot of people doing a lot of things to protect their reputation. It starts with Sally Yates, she refuses to defend the travel order, to protect her reputation. CARLSON: Right. DERSHOWITZ: It goes to Mueller — Comey who wants to have his cake and eat it. He hugs the President and then he turns against him. We then see that — he wants to preserve his reputation. He does what the President tells him to do, write a memo. Now he's turning against him. We're seeing a lot of that going on here today. Reputation protecting, playing it both ways, wanting the President to like you but then when things turn sour, turning against him. CARLSON: Amazing. There are about nine actual civil libertarians left in America. And you are one of them. DERSHOWITZ: Well, I'm going to speak out on civil liberties. And sometimes it's going to help Trump. Sometimes it's going to hurt him. CARLSON: Yes. DERSHOWITZ: But I'm there to speak out on behalf of civil liberties. That's more important than politics. CARLSON: Well, God bless you. Thank you, Professor. I appreciate it. DERSHOWITZ: Thank you. CARLSON: Britain voted to leave the E.U. in part to protest higher immigration levels, now the U.N. is pressuring them to accept 10,000 additional refugees into the U.K. Katie Hopkins of the Daily Mail will be here to tell us what she thinks of that in just a moment.

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