Mark Kasowitz Press Conference

Mark Kasowitz ( President Trump's lawyer) Press Conference on the James Comey testimony.


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Ladies and gentlemen I'm mark castle it's. President Trump's personal lawyer. Contrary to numerous. False press accounts leading up to today's hearing. Mr. Coleman has now finally confirm publicly. What he repeatedly told president. Trump privately that is. That the president what's not under investigation. As part of any probe into Russian interference. The president. Mr. Komi also admitted that there is no evidence that a single vote changed as a result of any Russian interference. Mr. calm he's testimony. Also makes clear. That the president never sought to impede the investigation. Into attempted Russian interference. In the 2016. Election. And in fact. According to mr. call me. The president told mr. call me quote. It would be good to find out close quote. In that investigation. If there was quote some satellite associates of his who did something wrong close quote. And he. President trump did not exclude anyone from that statement. Consistent with that statement. The president never. In form or substance. Directed or suggested. That mr. calming stop investigating. Anyone. Including. The president never suggested. That mr. call me quote let win grow close quote. As the president publicly stated the next day. He didn't say to mr. Koh me quote general Flynn is a good guy. He has been through a lot close quote and also quote. Asked how general Nguyen is doing close quote. Admiral Rogers testified today. That the president never quote. Directed him to do anything illegal. In moral. And ethical or inappropriate. Close quote and never. Never quote pressured him to do so close quote director coats said the same thing. The president likewise. Never. Pressured mr. combing. The president also never told mr. called me quote. I need loyalty. I expect loyalty close quote he never said it informed. And he never said it in substance. Of course the office of the president is entitled to expect loyalty from those were serving the administration. And from before this president. And from before this president took office to this day it is overwhelmingly. Clear. That there have been. And continue to be those in government. Who are actively attempting to undermine this administration. With selective. And illegal. Leaks of classified information. And privileged communications. Missed her call me has now admitted that he is one of these lakers. Today mr. Kohl meet admitted. That he unilaterally. And Serra to Sicily made an authorized disclosures. To the press of privileged communications with the president. But leaks of this privileged information begin no later than march 2017. When friends of mr. Coleman had stated. That he disclosed to baton the conversations that he had with the president during their January 27. 2000 at seventeen dinner. And February 14. 2017. White House meeting. Today. Mr. colony admitted that he leaked to friends appears. Purported memos of those privileged communications. One of which he testified. Was classified. Mr. Komi also testified. That immediately after he was terminated he authorized his friends to leak the contents of those memos. To the press in order to in mr. calm these words. Quote. Prompt the appointment of a special counsel close quote. Although mr. Koenig testified. That he only leaked the memos in response to a tweet. The public record reveals. That the New York Times what's quoting from those memos the day before the referenced tweet. Which but lies mr. Kohl meets excuse for this unauthorized disclosure. Of privileged information. And appears to be entirely retaliatory. We will leave it to be appropriate. Authorities to determine. Whether these leaks should be investigated. Along with all the others that are being investigated. In some. It is now established. That the president was not being investigated. For colluding win it or attempting to obstruct. Any investigation. As the committee pointed out today. These important facts for the country to know are virtually the only facts that have not been leaked during the course of these events. As he said yesterday the president feels completely vindicated. And is eager to continue moving forward. With his agenda. With the business of this country and with this public cloud removed. Thank you.