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MPLGT WE ARE BACK WITH BREAKING MPLGT WE ARE BACK WITH BREAKING NEWS. NEWS. THE HOUSE JUDICIARY COMMITTEE THE HOUSE JUDICIARY COMMITTEE ANNOUNCING THEY WILL INVESTIGATE ANNOUNCING THEY WILL INVESTIGATE DONALD TRUMP’S PUSH TO HOST NEXT DONALD TRUMP’S PUSH TO HOST NEXT YEAR’S G7 SUMMIT AT HIS OWN YEAR’S G7 SUMMIT AT HIS OWN RESORT. RESORT. THE PRESIDENT’S FINANCIAL THE PRESIDENT’S FINANCIAL INTERESTS ARE CLEARLY SHAPING INTERESTS ARE CLEARLY SHAPING DECISIONS ABOUT OFFICIAL U.S. DECISIONS ABOUT OFFICIAL U.S. GOVERNMENT ACTIVITIES AND GOVERNMENT ACTIVITIES AND CALLING IT ONLY THE LATEST IN A CALLING IT ONLY THE LATEST IN A TROUBLING PATTERN OF CORRUPTION TROUBLING PATTERN OF CORRUPTION AND SELF-DEALING BY THE AND SELF-DEALING BY THE PRESIDENT. PRESIDENT. THIS JUST DAYS AFTER THE THIS JUST DAYS AFTER THE PRESIDENT USED THE INTERNATIONAL PRESIDENT USED THE INTERNATIONAL STAGE TO PITCH HIS PROPERTY. STAGE TO PITCH HIS PROPERTY.>>DORAL HAPPENS TO BE WITHIN>>DORAL HAPPENS TO BE WITHIN MIAMI. MIAMI. IT’S A CITY. IT’S A CITY. IT’S A WONDERFUL PLACE. IT’S A WONDERFUL PLACE. IT’S A VERY, VERY SUCCESSFUL IT’S A VERY, VERY SUCCESSFUL AREA OF FLORIDA. AREA OF FLORIDA. IT’S VERY IMPORTANTLY ONLY FIVE IT’S VERY IMPORTANTLY ONLY FIVE MINUTES FROM THE AIRPORT. MINUTES FROM THE AIRPORT. MY PEOPLE LOOKED AT 12 SITES. MY PEOPLE LOOKED AT 12 SITES. ALL GOOD BUT SOME WERE TWO HOURS ALL GOOD BUT SOME WERE TWO HOURS FROM AN AIRPORT. FROM AN AIRPORT. THAT WERE STO FAR AWAY. THAT WERE STO FAR AWAY. IT’S NOT ABOUT ME. IT’S NOT ABOUT ME. IT’S ABOUT GETTING THE RIGHT IT’S ABOUT GETTING THE RIGHT LOCATION. LOCATION.>>THE COMMITTEE SAYS THEY WILL>>THE COMMITTEE SAYS THEY WILL HOLD HEARING ON THIS IN HOLD HEARING ON THIS IN SEPTEMBER. SEPTEMBER. JOINING ME NOW IS RICHARD JOINING ME NOW IS RICHARD PAINTER. PAINTER. FORMER WHITE HOUSE ETHICS LAWYER FORMER WHITE HOUSE ETHICS LAWYER UNDER GEORGE W. BUSH. UNDER GEORGE W. BUSH. FIRST, YOUR REACTION TO THE FIRST, YOUR REACTION TO THE HOUSE JUDICIARY COMMITTEE’S HOUSE JUDICIARY COMMITTEE’S INVESTIGATION. INVESTIGATION.>>IT’S ABOUT TIME.>>IT’S ABOUT TIME. THEY SHOULD HAVE BEEN THEY SHOULD HAVE BEEN INVESTIGATING ALL OF THE INVESTIGATING ALL OF THE ILLEGAL, UNCONSTITUTIONAL ILLEGAL, UNCONSTITUTIONAL EMOLUMENTS THAT THIS PRESIDENT EMOLUMENTS THAT THIS PRESIDENT IS RECEIVING FROM FOREIGN IS RECEIVING FROM FOREIGN GOVERNMENTS. GOVERNMENTS. HE’S BEEN RECEIVING THEM EVER HE’S BEEN RECEIVING THEM EVER SINCE HE BECAME PRESIDENT IN SINCE HE BECAME PRESIDENT IN JANUARY OF 2017. JANUARY OF 2017. HE’S BEEN IN VIOLATION OF THE HE’S BEEN IN VIOLATION OF THE CONSTITUTION. CONSTITUTION. NOW HE IS SO BRAZEN THAT HE’S NOW HE IS SO BRAZEN THAT HE’S GOING OUT AND SOLICITING GOING OUT AND SOLICITING EMOLUMENTS FROM OTHER MEMBERS OF EMOLUMENTS FROM OTHER MEMBERS OF THE G7. THE G7. THAT AFTER HE WALKED OUT OF THE THAT AFTER HE WALKED OUT OF THE CLIE CLIE CLIMATE CHANGE DISCUSSIONS. CLIMATE CHANGE DISCUSSIONS. HE HAS NO INTEREST IN THOSE HE HAS NO INTEREST IN THOSE SUMMITS OTHER THAN COLLECTING SUMMITS OTHER THAN COLLECTING BENEFITS FOR HIS HOTEL. BENEFITS FOR HIS HOTEL. THIS INVESTIGATION SHOULD HAVE THIS INVESTIGATION SHOULD HAVE HAPPENED A LONG TIME AGO. HAPPENED A LONG TIME AGO. IF THEY DO NOT PROCEED WITH IF THEY DO NOT PROCEED WITH IMPEACHMENT, HE’S JUST GOING TO IMPEACHMENT, HE’S JUST GOING TO KEEP BREAKING THE LAW. KEEP BREAKING THE LAW. WE JUST HEARD HE’S TELLING HIS WE JUST HEARD HE’S TELLING HIS OUT OF BOUND ORDINARY OUT OF BOUND ORDINARY SUBORDINATES TO BREAK THE LAW. SUBORDINATES TO BREAK THE LAW. HE WILL GIVE THEM PARDON. HE WILL GIVE THEM PARDON. THAT WILL SHOULD LEAD TO HIS THAT WILL SHOULD LEAD TO HIS IMPEACHMENT AND PUT HIM IN JAIL. IMPEACHMENT AND PUT HIM IN JAIL. IT’S JUST GOING TO GO ON AND ON IT’S JUST GOING TO GO ON AND ON IF HE ISN’T SHUT DOWN BY THE IF HE ISN’T SHUT DOWN BY THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES. HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES.>>THE PRESIDENT TRIED TO MAKE>>THE PRESIDENT TRIED TO MAKE HIS PITCH SAYING IT’S CLOSE TO HIS PITCH SAYING IT’S CLOSE TO AN AIRPORT. AN AIRPORT. YOU HAVE BEAUTIFUL BUNGALOWS. YOU HAVE BEAUTIFUL BUNGALOWS. FROM THE INVESTIGATION FROM THE INVESTIGATION STANDPOINT, WHAT ARE THEY GOING STANDPOINT, WHAT ARE THEY GOING TO BE LOOKING FOR IN A CASE LIKE TO BE LOOKING FOR IN A CASE LIKE THIS? THIS?>>WELL THESE ARE FOR OUR>>WELL THESE ARE FOR OUR GOVERNMENTS NAPE GOVERNMENTS NAPE GOVERNMENTS. GOVERNMENTS. THEY WILL BE PAYING FOR THOSE THEY WILL BE PAYING FOR THOSE BUN GA LOW BUN GA LOW BUNGAL BUNGAL BUNGALOWS. BUNGALOWS. THEY WILL BE PAYING FOR THE THEY WILL BE PAYING FOR THE FOOD, THE BOOZE, THE GOLF, FOOD, THE BOOZE, THE GOLF, EVERYTHING. EVERYTHING. HE IS SOLICITING THINGS. HE IS SOLICITING THINGS. THAT IS A SERIOUS VIOLATION. THAT IS A SERIOUS VIOLATION. NEVER MIND EVERYTHING ELSE HE’S NEVER MIND EVERYTHING ELSE HE’S DONE. DONE. THIS IS SERIOUS MATTER TO THIS IS SERIOUS MATTER TO INVESTIGATE. INVESTIGATE. HE’S USING THE PRESIDENCY TO GET HE’S USING THE PRESIDENCY TO GET OTHER BUSINESS WHETHER IT’S OTHER BUSINESS WHETHER IT’S LOBBYISTS. LOBBYISTS. WE HEAR HIS OWN ATTORNEY GENERAL WE HEAR HIS OWN ATTORNEY GENERAL WANTS TO BLOW 30 GRAND AT THE WANTS TO BLOW 30 GRAND AT THE TRUMP HOTEL FOR A PARTY. TRUMP HOTEL FOR A PARTY. THAT’S ALSO ILLEGAL. THAT’S ALSO ILLEGAL. YOU’RE NOT ALLOWED TO GIVE ANY YOU’RE NOT ALLOWED TO GIVE ANY GIFT TO YOUR SUPERIORS IN THE GIFT TO YOUR SUPERIORS IN THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT WORTHFIT FEDERAL GOVERNMENT WORTHFIT MARGIN ON THAT PARTY BILL BARR MARGIN ON THAT PARTY BILL BARR WANTS TO THROW IS A LOT MORE WANTS TO THROW IS A LOT MORE THAN $10. THAN $10. YOU HAVE AN ATTORNEY GENERAL YOU HAVE AN ATTORNEY GENERAL THAT HAS NO RESPECT FOR THE LAW. THAT HAS NO RESPECT FOR THE LAW. THIS GOES ON AND ON UNTIL HE THIS GOES ON AND ON UNTIL HE GETS IMPEACHED. GETS IMPEACHED.>>LET ME PAY THE SOUND BITE>>LET ME PAY THE SOUND BITE FROM THE PRESIDENT SAYING HE FROM THE PRESIDENT SAYING HE DOESN’T WANT TO MAKE ANY MONEY DOESN’T WANT TO MAKE ANY MONEY OFF OF THIS. OFF OF THIS. WATCH THIS. WATCH THIS.>>I’M NOT GOING TO MAKE ANY>>I’M NOT GOING TO MAKE ANY MONEY. MONEY. I DON’T CARE ABOUT MAKING MONEY. I DON’T CARE ABOUT MAKING MONEY. I THINK IT’S JUST GREAT PLACE TO I THINK IT’S JUST GREAT PLACE TO BE. BE.>>YOUR RESPONSE TO THAT.>>YOUR RESPONSE TO THAT.>>WELL IS HE COMPING>>WELL IS HE COMPING EVERYTHING. EVERYTHING. IS HE GOING TO INVITE EVERY ONE IS HE GOING TO INVITE EVERY ONE TO COME IN FOR FREE? TO COME IN FOR FREE? IF HE’S NOT, HE’S MAKING MONEY IF HE’S NOT, HE’S MAKING MONEY ON IT. ON IT. IT’S PROFITS AND BENEFITS. IT’S PROFITS AND BENEFITS. IT’S UNCONSTITUTIONAL. IT’S UNCONSTITUTIONAL. IT’S ILLEGAL. IT’S ILLEGAL. TWO FEDERAL DISTRICT COURTS HAVE TWO FEDERAL DISTRICT COURTS HAVE INTERPRETED THE EMOLUMENTS OF INTERPRETED THE EMOLUMENTS OF THIS NATURE GOING TO THE THIS NATURE GOING TO THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES. PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES. I KNOW THERE’S SOME DISAGREEMENT I KNOW THERE’S SOME DISAGREEMENT ABOUT WHO HAS STANDING TO SUE ABOUT WHO HAS STANDING TO SUE THE PRESIDENT OVER THIS BUT IT’S THE PRESIDENT OVER THIS BUT IT’S ILLEGAL AND UNCONSTITUTIONAL ILLEGAL AND UNCONSTITUTIONAL UNLESS HE WANTS TO PAY FOR UNLESS HE WANTS TO PAY FOR EVERYTHING AND EVERYBODY JUST EVERYTHING AND EVERYBODY JUST COMES FOR FREE AT HIS EXPENSE COMES FOR FREE AT HIS EXPENSE AND THAT’S NOT WHAT HE’S SAYING. AND THAT’S NOT WHAT HE’S SAYING.>>I WAS GOING TO SAY GIVEN ALL>>I WAS GOING TO SAY GIVEN ALL THE G7 SUMMITS THAT HAVE BEEN THE G7 SUMMITS THAT HAVE BEEN HELD IN THE PAST WITH THE SAME HELD IN THE PAST WITH THE SAME SECURITY CONSIDERATIONS I’VE SECURITY CONSIDERATIONS I’VE NEVER HEARD AN AMERICAN NEVER HEARD AN AMERICAN PRESIDENT MAKE THE CASE FOR HIS PRESIDENT MAKE THE CASE FOR HIS OWN PROPERTIES THE WAY THIS OWN PROPERTIES THE WAY THIS PRESIDENT HAS. PRESIDENT HAS. WOULD YOU SAY WHAT YOU HAVE SEEN WOULD YOU SAY WHAT YOU HAVE SEEN SO FAR FROM THIS PRESIDENT ON SO FAR FROM THIS PRESIDENT ON THIS SUBJECT ALONE, JUST THE G7 THIS SUBJECT ALONE, JUST THE G7 DORAL RESORT, IS GROUNDS FOR DORAL RESORT, IS GROUNDS FOR IMPEACHMENT OR PART OF THE IMPEACHMENT OR PART OF THE IMPEACHMENT INQUIRY? IMPEACHMENT INQUIRY?>>YES.>>YES. HE’S NOT SAID HE WILL BE COMPING HE’S NOT SAID HE WILL BE COMPING THIS. THIS. HE SAID HE WANTS TO USE THE HE SAID HE WANTS TO USE THE RESORT. RESORT. THAT’S A FOR PROFIT RESORT. THAT’S A FOR PROFIT RESORT. HE KNOWS THAT FOREIGN HE KNOWS THAT FOREIGN GOVERNMENTS WOULD BE PAYING FOR GOVERNMENTS WOULD BE PAYING FOR THAT. THAT. HE’S GETTING EMOLUMENTS FROM THE HE’S GETTING EMOLUMENTS FROM THE SIX LARGEST LEADING FREE MARKET SIX LARGEST LEADING FREE MARKET ECONOMIES IN THE WORLD. ECONOMIES IN THE WORLD. HE IS ASKING THEM TO PAY HIM IN HE IS ASKING THEM TO PAY HIM IN ORDER TO HOST THIS MEETING. ORDER TO HOST THIS MEETING. TO PAY HIM PERSONALLY. TO PAY HIM PERSONALLY. IT’S ILLEGAL. IT’S ILLEGAL. IT’S UNCONSTITUTIONAL. IT’S UNCONSTITUTIONAL. IT COULD ALSO AMOUNT TO BRIBERY. IT COULD ALSO AMOUNT TO BRIBERY. THIS IS UNACCEPTABLE. THIS IS UNACCEPTABLE. HE SHOULD BE IMPEACHED AND HE SHOULD BE IMPEACHED AND REMOVED FROM OFFICE. REMOVED FROM OFFICE.>>ALL RIGHT.>>ALL RIGHT. RICHARD PAINTER, THANK YOU. RICHARD PAINTER, THANK YOU.>>THANK YOU.>>THANK YOU.>>>ONE MORE THING ABOUT TRUMP’S>>>ONE MORE THING ABOUT TRUMP’S DORAL RESORT. DORAL RESORT. WE’RE LEARNING DETAILS ABOUT THE WE’RE LEARNING DETAILS ABOUT THE CONDITIONS THERE. CONDITIONS THERE. THE WASHINGTON POST REPORTING IN THE WASHINGTON POST REPORTING IN 2015 HEALTH INSPECTORS CLOSED 2015 HEALTH INSPECTORS CLOSED THE MAIN KITCHEN AFTER THEY THE MAIN KITCHEN AFTER THEY FOUND 20 TO 30 LIVE SMALL FLYING FOUND 20 TO 30 LIVE SMALL FLYING INSECTS. INSECTS. THEY FOUND FOOD IN THE BUFFET THEY FOUND FOOD IN THE BUFFET SERVED AT MORE THAN 20 DEGREES SERVED AT MORE THAN 20 DEGREES TOO WARM. TOO WARM. LIVE ROACHES WERE FOUND NEAR THE LIVE ROACHES WERE FOUND NEAR THE DISHWASHER AND BEHIND THE MAIN DISHWASHER AND BEHIND THE MAIN STOVE. STOVE. AFTER AN EARLIER INSPECTION THEY AFTER AN EARLIER INSPECTION THEY FOUND RODENT DROPPINGS. FOUND RODENT DROPPINGS. THIS IS MUCH BIGGER THAN ANY THIS IS MUCH BIGGER THAN ANY HEALTH CODE VIOLATION. HEALTH CODE VIOLATION. THIS PUSH TO HOST THE WORLD THIS PUSH TO HOST THE WORLD SUMMIT AT HIS GOLF RESORT PROVES SUMMIT AT HIS GOLF RESORT PROVES TRUMP IS USING HIS OFFICE FOR

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