Transcript for Trump says he has 'answered a lot of questions' for the special counsel
We move to a brand-new excerpt of my exclusive interview with president trump. The president refused to answer questions from Robert Mueller about his evidence of possible obstruction against the president but trump took them from me and took on Mueller's star witness don mcagain strongly suggesting the former white house counsel lied under oath. More than 1,000 former prosecutors concluded that president trump obstructed justice in the Mueller investigation. And one of them, democratic presidential candidate kamala Harris now says that she would have no choice but to pursue criminal charges against trump when his term ends. Running for president, doing horribly. Way down in the polls. I must say pocahontas is cleaning her clock and I heard she made that statement and you know what, who wouldn't? If I were running in her position I would make the same statement. There was no crime. No special counsel should have ever been appointed. You know why? Because there was no crime. Excuse me. They had no evidence of crime. He lays out a lot of evidence including the episode where you ask your white house counsel don mcgahn. You tell him, Mueller has to go and call him twice and say Mueller has to go. Call me when it's done. Don mcgahn named more times in the Mueller report than any other official. He presented evidence of possible obstruction when he pressured mcgahn to get Mueller fired. I was never going to fire Mueller. I never suggested firing Mueller. That's not what he says. I don't care what he says. It doesn't matter. That was to show everyone what a good counsel he was. Why would don mcgahn lie under oath -- why would he lie under Ito. He wanted it to look like he was a good lawyer or believed it because I would constantly tell anybody that would listen incluing you, including the media that Robert Mueller was conflicted. Robert Mueller -- And has to go. I didn't say that. If you answered these questions to me now why not answer them to Robert Mueller under oath? Because they were looking to get us for lies for slight misstatements. I looked at what happened to people and it was very unfair. Very, very unfair. Very unfair. I gave them 1.5 million pages of documents, right? I gave them 400 or 500 witnesses. I let don mcgahn testify. He was a white house counsel. I let him testify. You didn't answer questions on obstruction. Wait a minute. I did answer questions. I answered them in writing. Not on obstruction. I don't know. I answered a lot of questions. They gave me questions, I answered them in writing. Not on obstruction. Look, George, you're being a little wise guy. Which is typical for you just so you understand, very simple, it's very simple. There was no crime. There was no collusion. The president does not like those questions on obstruction of justice and Robert Mueller. He did not answer questions about obstruction of justice from Robert Mueller. This issue with don mcgahn is significant, Cecilia, as you know because the president right now blocking his testimony to the congress. And don mcgahn was known for taking copious and thorough notes during a lot of his meetings so that was a witness they're worried about and for the record you're not a wise guy. See more Sunday at 8:00, 7:00 central right here on ABC. This morning at the white house we're seeing a major
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