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Trump biographer: The Trump children ‘could end up being prosecuted while their father isn’t president anymore’



President Donald Trump’s biographer Michael D’Antonio warned that the president’s children might end up being prosecuted without their father’s presidency to save them.

In a discussion with CNN’s Don Lemon and New Yorker reporter Olivia Nuzzi, D’Antonio warned that the moment might come in the “not too distant future.”

“I think that they could find themselves not too far into the future being prosecuted or perhaps convicted of something and their father may not be president any longer,” he explained. “So, then who would pardon them? There’s also the matter of state claims, the Trump Foundation is especially vulnerable there. Eric Trump was very involved in all those charitable activities, and the state charges would have nothing to do with a presidential pardon.”

He explained that the entire organization at this point is in the crosshairs of the New York Attorney General’s office.

“So, I think that these people should look to themselves,” he continued. “Rudy Giuliani could say that there’s a line that a prosecutor could cross going after his children or Ivanka specifically, but I don’t think that’s the way the law works. And there I think Giuliani must be forgetting the role that he played as a prosecutor in New York so many years ago.”

D’Antonia was referencing an appearance Giuliani did on Fox News where he said that the prosecutors could come after Trump’s children but that the country wouldn’t accept his daughter Ivanka being prosecuted. He was asked about Jared Kushner and the former prosecutor said that Kushner is a “fine man” but that daughters are somehow different to the public.


Nuzzi noted that it was curious Giuliani didn’t attempt to defend the Trump children, rather he claimed that Ivanka should be exempt from prosecution because it’s bad for PR.

Watch the full discussion below:

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Trump elicits unintentional laughter in Oval Office meeting: My wars ‘don’t need exit strategies’



President Donald Trump revealed on Tuesday that he does not use exit strategies when planning for war.

During an Oval Office press gaggle, the president was asked if he had a plan for ending a possible war with Iran.

"You're not going to need an exit strategy," Trump opined, possibly misunderstanding the term. "I don't need exit strategies."

Some in the room could be heard audibly laughing as the president answered.

Watch the video below from CNN.

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Moderate Dem lawmaker tells CNN why Trump’s ‘appalling behavior’ changed his mind on impeachment



Rep. Jim Himes (D-CT), a moderate Democrat and a member of the centrist New Democrat Coalition, went on CNN on Tuesday to explain why he has changed his mind and now supports starting an impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump.

In an interview with CNN's John Berman, Himes said that Trump has regularly shown that he doesn't care about obeying the law, as evidenced by his decision to completely shrug off his own Office of Special Counsel's finding that adviser Kellyanne Conway has repeatedly violated the Hatch Act.

"Kellyanne Conway had clearly broken the law and she should be removed from office," Himes said. "And the president said, 'Ah heck, that doesn't matter.'"

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9/11 first responder busts Trump for lying about helping them: ‘There’s no meeting’



Appearing in CNN's New Day, two New York City first responders trashed Congress for its foot-dragging over providing funding to help those afflicted by illnesses directly related from the 9/11 attack.

Speaking with hosts John Berman and Alisyn Camerota, 9/11 first responder John Feal first took shots at Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) before getting around to recent comments made by President Donald Trump where he claimed he was having a meeting with representatives of the firefighters and police this week.

In an interview with NBC's Chuck Todd, the president noted the work being done by former "Daily Show" host Jon Stewart to help get legislation pushed through, and said that he is taking a personal interest in the 9/11 victims' plight.

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