Transcript for President Trump tweets about his personal lawyer and North Korea
Turning now to the president's latest tweet she's defending his lawyer Michael Cohen as we get new insight into whether calling plans to turn on the president. Meanwhile president trump is under fire for a misleading tweet about North Korea ABC's -- Norman has the latest on both stories today good morning. Diane good morning in the focus of the president's weekend tweets included attacks on the media the special counsel at reports his longtime attorney would flip. President trump is standing by his longtime lawyer and fiercely loyal fixer Michael calling I'll do anything to protect mr. trump. Cohen is the subject of a criminal investigation the New York Times reporting he may cooperate with federal investigators. Leading the president to lash out tweeting sorry I don't see Michael doing that despite the horrible witch hunt and that dishonesty media. Why is the president though talking about the notion of Michael Cohen flipping. If the president didn't do anything wrong it's a look at everything the president said about Michael Cohen an FBI read he's defending someone who he's worked with and known. For a dozen plus years and I. That he thinks he's being treated unfairly. A source telling ABC news quote Michael Cohen will never flip this is an epic battle for the sold. And the cooperation. Michael Cohen. And prosecutors have enormous weapons at their disposal. They can threaten him essentially with life imprisonment they can threaten his parents they can threaten his spouse. Also on the president's Twitter feed news out of North Korea and the announcement the country with suspends nuclear weapons testing and plans to close its nuclear test site. The president trump incorrectly claiming they've agreed to denuclearization. Kim Jung has learned about public relations and a setting an up well for Helm he views having deliverable nuclear weapons as his ticket. To dying as an old man and has met. And this all comes as president rob is planning a face to face meeting with North Korean dictator Kim Dong moon. He said that that meeting could happen in the next few weeks Diane. A question an arm and live from DC for a sanctioning.
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