Transcript for This week in politics: Trump, Mueller and the border
A lot to discuss this morning so let's bring in ABC news' chief political analyst Matthew Dowd Matthew good morning. The morning. So the president is getting hammered for his claim that we signed hairs piece that the inspector general's report exonerates him. And the Russia probe but in the isn't it possible that what the president meant was that the report shows that key FBI officers. Involved in the early years stages of the wreck of Russian investigation were biased against him which changed the whole under brass. We have to be an expert at yoga and a stretch that far. Is that what his words actually say I mean the president said as was reported there was no for the reports there was no collusion there was no obstruction he was completely exonerated. None of which the report said the report did say there were FBI agents that would had a political bias but they also said. That bias did not get in the way of the investigation. Is just this is a president who loves to travel infection and is not very good at nonfiction. Tarrant is tied shut and her piece of the house is expected to vote I'm now a couple of immigration bills this week and bill include formations to. Stop these children from being separated from their families at the border. But there's so much outrage Matt about the administration's policy and trump saying that this is on the Democrats what do you make of it. Well it's again it's another example this the president with one. One swipe of his hand could end this policy tomorrow he could do it what would want it tell. Tell of homeland security and ice that they no longer want the straight Stanley separated so I think what the president is really saying is is I'm gonna continue to allow this to happen. Until the Republicans and the Democrats in congress give me what I want so really what's happening is these kids are being taken from away from their families. In order to be held hostage for a bill on immigration the president drops it really is it best at best. Despicable what's going on in order in what he really wants at the end of the day as money for that wall cracked. Yeah that he wants money for the wall because that was his as you remember Paula that was his biggest promise that 46 dean campaign. If he can't get money from the wall which we know he's not getting from Mexico Mexico's refusing debate important this is what he wants from congress that is its biggest promise he made. Matt doubt on Saturday morning Matt. Thank you very much.
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