Wallace Goes After Sekulow For Saying Trump Not Under Investigation

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Jay Sekulow, an attorney who represents President Trump, joined Chris Wallace for an interview in the matter of the witch hunt, be it labeled of the Russia boogeymen, an obstruction type or some other variant.

Wallace references a recent Trump tweet in which he wrote: “I am being investigated for firing the FBI Director by the man who told me to fire the FBI Director! Witch Hunt.” Wallace asks, “Has the special counsel, Robert Mueller, formally notified the President that he is under investigation?” That’s the same question that was asked and beaten to death by Chuck Todd on his Meet the Press program that same morning. As if President Trump has to be told that there is a leftist plot to drive him out of office for it to be true or for him to take defensive action in response?

Sekulow plays along with the gotcha game to a degree, responding to Wallace’s question with a statement of the facts, that “The President has not been notified by anyone that he’s under investigation, that tweet, Chris, was in response to the Washington Post story that alleged that five unnamed sources, anonymous sources, leaked to the Washington Post that the President was in fact under investigation. So that tweet was in response to that. There has been no notification of any investigation, nothing’s changed since James Comey said the President was not a target or a subject of an investigation, nothing’s changed.”

Wallace replies, “Well, but you don’t know that he isn’t under investigation now, do you?” Well no one’s notified us that he is, so I can’t read people’s minds but I can tell you this, we have not been notified that there is an investigation of the President of the United States. So nothing has changed in that regard since James Comey’s testimony.”

Wallace moves on to the Deputy Attorney General responsible for the special counsel existing and it being his good friend Robert Mueller. He asks, “Does the President think that Rod [Rodentstein] Rosenstein has done anything wrong?” Sekulow replies, “The President has never said anything about Rod Rosenstein doing anything wrong. He then proceeds to use the word investigated in describing the events, which Wallace jumps on as an admission or a mistake of some type by Sekulow. Sekulow maintains he used the word in the context of defining the situation, not literally, but Wallace won’t let it go.

He goes on to ask if the President believes either Rosenstein or Mueller have done anything wrong, which he has not made a statement in either case, and which the private conversations between he and the president regarding would fall under attorney client privilege.

Wallace asks if the President believes that Rosenstein should recuse himself and whether or not he is laying the ground work to fire Rosenstein and Mueller. Sekulow answers with a safe, “I have had no conversations and I’ve heard nothing about that at all.”  Wallace keeps grinding away, asking if he President believes he can be indicted under the Constitution.

Fox News was able to shed the albatross of Megyn Kelly, what’ll it take to get rid of this clown?

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9 Comments on Wallace Goes After Sekulow For Saying Trump Not Under Investigation

  1. Gee wizzz, lighten up, Wallace is a good old boy, he just does not know better. Best to have more compassion toward the retard.

  2. Patricia Anno // June 19, 2017 at 11:07 pm // Reply

    Wallace is hoping there is a reason. Like all of the media and the punk ass mouthy politicians, especially Obama and his mouth pieces who are butt hurt from losing their line at the trough, they never thought a business man would take his place at the head of the table. So they whisper behind his back, insinuate, suppose, reach, and stretch and out right lie to the point a good man gets shot down at a ball diamond, there to practice for a charity event. The shooter was a crazed man who listened to the insanity of the left. Enough is enough!


  3. Bob Simmons // June 19, 2017 at 12:04 pm // Reply

    Hey Wallace, we don’t know that you may be under investigation for colluding with the Clinton campaign in the third debate. From the book Shattered. In this section, they are talking about the practice debates:

    “Because Trump was liable to say or do just about anything, that was an even bigger focus for Hillary’s aides. Klain and Dunn had curated a database of all the questions that had ever been asked in general-election debates. “I don’t think she heard any questions for the first time,” said one participant who noted that a question Klain asked behind closed doors about a possible no-fly zone over Syria was repeated almost verbatim by moderator Chris Wallace in the third debate.”

    So it seems Wallace was given some questions to ask straight from the Hillary campaign.

  4. Chrisie Is a Democrat first and foremost,so you can not trust him.He Is getting to be just as rude as his father was.

  5. Mike Wallace would be very disappointed in his son, chris. Mike was a real journalist. Chris is a POS.

  6. Chris Wallace should retire. He has taken on the leftists attitude and no longer an unbiased reporter.

  7. TONYA PARNELL // June 19, 2017 at 6:41 am // Reply


  8. Shirley Freeland // June 19, 2017 at 6:10 am // Reply

    Don’t know why Fox keeps Chris Wallace. He is an arrogant person and thinks he knows it all. I guess he fits right in with the new liberal owners of Fox.

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