Transcript for FBI raid puts 'Access Hollywood' tape back in the headlines
The notorious Access Hollywood tape that nearly cost Donald Trump the election is back in the spotlight this mining mourning following the FBI raid targeting his lawyer Michael calling. Sources say federal agents were looking for evidence that may include secret deals. Linked to that tape. In the meantime as the president fumes over the Muller investigation. Has former aide Steve Bannon is reportedly offering up a solution. ABC's Jimmy Norman has a good morning. Good morning the president trump is largely blaming Robert Mueller and his investigation. For bad blood between the US and Russia and at this point the White House isn't saying whether the president intends to fire and overnight to wash. Engine post reporting ousted White House chief strategist Steve Bannon is pitching a plan to undercut the Russian investigation. According to the post the plan would include president trump firing deputy attorney general rob rose in Stein's. Ceasing cooperation with special counsel Robert Mueller and exerting executive privilege any personal announcements at the struck. The White House once said the president didn't intend to fire Moeller or Rosen Stein but the tone has changed since federal agents raided the home office and hotel room of president Trump's personal lawyer Michael Cohen. Conway think they raided you're. Office in. Don't be talking to talk about. Sources tell ABC news those agents were looking for documents related to this now infamous Access Hollywood tape and discussions colon had relating to it down automatically connected to be doing just that could send them to have magnate. I don't who it and we restore the link to do it you can do anything but have you grabbed by the. ABC news has learned search warrant involves looking declines personal finances and for evidence of potential election violations com. Or secret cash deals. The president calling the raid un thinkable. Here we're talking about. Syria we're talking about a lot of us here is pleased with the greatest fighting force ever. And I have this witch hunt. And right now there's a bipartisan effort underway in congress to protect robber Muller's job even Republican leaders have warned the president directly. Any move to try to fire Moeller would be a mistake can this marriage and a Norman and DC thank you.
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