Trump Lawyer Jay Sekulow And Fox's Chris Wallace Have Testy Father's Day Exchange

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Trump attorney Jay Sekulow had a heated exchange with host Chris Wallace on Fox News Sunday while discussing the President's June 16th tweet about being under investigation for firing former FBI Director James Comey.

When Wallace asked whether or not Trump was under investigation, Sekulow responded that the President had not been notified of any, and that his tweet was in response to a Washington Post article based on five anonymous sources who allegedly leaked to the paper.

Sekulow: Nothing's changed since James Comey said the President was not a target or a subject of investigation.


Wallace: Well, but, you don't know that he isn't under investigation now, do you.


Sekulow: No one's notified us that he is, so I can't read people's minds, but I can tell you this - we have not been notified that there is an investigation of the President of the United States.

Wallace then pushed Sekulow over why the President's tweet targeted deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein for 'telling him to fire' Comey, when Trump said in an NBC interview that he had planned to fire Comey well before meeting with the Deputy AG.

Sekulow: There is a constitutional issue when you have this scenario. The President made a determination based on consulted advice he decided ultimately he's the commander in chief - he gets to make that decision that James Comey had to go.

Here's where it gets spicy

In answering Wallace's question, Sekulow prefaced his response with "Here's the constitutional threshold question," which Wallace interpreted as an admission of an investigation:

Here's the constitutional threshold question Chris - the President takes action based on numerous events, including recommendations from his Attorney General and the deputy Attorney General's office. He takes the action that they recommended, and now he's being investigated by the Department of Justice...  So he's being investigated for taking the action that the AG and deputy AG recommended him to take, by the agency who recommended the termination. So that's the constitutional threshold question here.

Wallace jumped on Sekulow like a bespectacled vulture:

Wallace: You just said that he's being investigated.

Sekulow: No, Chris... Let me be crystal clear so you completely understand. We have not received nor are we aware of any investigation of the President of the United States. Period.


Wallace: Sir you just said two times that he's being investigated!

Sekulow: No... I just gave you the legal theory, Chris, of how the constitution works. If in fact it was correct that the President was being investigated, he would be investigated for taking action that an agency told him to take. So that is protected under the constitution as his article 1 power. That's all I said, so I appreciate you trying to re-phrase it.


Wallace: Jay, the tape will speak for itself. You said that he is being investigated. And its' not just being investigated for firing Comey, there's also the question of what he said to Comey when Comey was still the FBI Director.


Sekulow: Chris, let me be clear. You asked me a question about what the President's tweet was... that's what you asked me. And I responded to what that legal theory would be. So I do not appreciate you putting words in my mouth when I've been crystal clear that the President is not and has not been under investigation. I don't think I could be any clearer than that.

Wallace and Sekulow then sparred over whether or not Assistant AG Rod Rosenstein should recuse himself based on "constitutional theory."

Does the President think that Rosenstein - because you talked about this 'constitutional theory' that he took action on the advice of Rosenstein. Does he think that Rosenstein should recuse himself? And is he laying the groundwork to fire Rosenstein and Mueller?

Sekulow: Chris - let me tell you one thing about the 'Constitutional Theroy" as you call it. It's actually called the Constitution.

Wallace: You do call it Constitutional Theory sir.


Sekulow: Yeah, it is a Constitutional theory based on the Constitution. Not 'so-called'... it's part of the Constitution. Here's what you're trying to do Chris...


Wallace: Now you're reading minds again! ...don't tell me what I'm trying to do because you don't know what I'm trying to do. Actually what I'm trying to get is a straight answer out of you.


Wallace then shifts the conversation to indictment, asking Sekulow whether or not the President thinks he can be indicted.

Wallace: As a matter of law, does the President think he can be indicted?


Sekulow: The President can't be indicted under the Constitution for the activities alleged in something like this. Of course not.


Wallace: Why is that?


Sekulow: Because there's not an investigation!


Wallace: Oh boy. This is weird. You don't know if there's an investigation.

President's Tweets

Wallace: Do you think he should stop tweeting about this case?


Sekulow: The President has changed the way in which engagement goes on. You've got great ratings, no doubt about it Chris - but let's face it; the President speaks to 107 million people through social media platforms. He revolutionized the election process by utilizing media in a different way.


Nothing that he's tweeted is causing me any issues whatsoever at his point - nothing.

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SafelyGraze Insurrexion (not verified) Sun, 06/18/2017 - 16:48 Permalink

awesome entertainmentrussian jewish chris wallace… polish messianic jewish jay sekolow what russian-and-polish jewish diane feinstein… thinking. that's good tv. 

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Dickweed Wang SafelyGraze Sun, 06/18/2017 - 17:48 Permalink

There's the so called 1% and there's the "2%" (a few of which you've named in your comment) . . . which group do you think is actually calling the shots in the USA???  They comprise about 2% of the US population and have controlling interests in the following areas; finance, banking, wall street, education, main stream media, movies, entertainment, etc.  Wake up people . . .

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CheapBastard Dickweed Wang Sun, 06/18/2017 - 19:59 Permalink

Wallace is another arrogant MSM shill as Chuck Todd, dumbed down and trying to impress his Democrat Libtards.Wallace does not understand because he and Todd don;t want to understand. They hate when Jay had a good answer for everything same as Kelly Ann Conway. When you try to explain it to them their feathers fluff up how dare someone would dare question the MSM lefties!Jay did a great job in destroying Wallace's self-righteous tone imo...he was "crystal clear."Wallace....schumuk!

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CheapBastard mary mary Sun, 06/18/2017 - 20:01 Permalink

I have to agree with that. Esp Tucker Carlson and Jesse Watters and Lou Dobbs:  
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Dobbs: Deputy AG Rosenstein should fire Robert Mueller and then resign… 

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goober CheapBastard Sun, 06/18/2017 - 22:42 Permalink

There are a few who speak any truth at FOX. Unfortunately they have been under attack just as DT has been. But ket theer be no doubt you will nopt find even one at any of the other outlets of PRAVDA/MSM. And I have pointed out many times the dark side of FOX, like this time with Wallace. No question is a status quo shill and never mentions the deep state apparatus that exist's in spades. That alone tells you who he is.

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Hulk Sun, 06/18/2017 - 15:56 Permalink

I am having too much fun torturing the libs with this stuff.The president is under investigation, no libtard, that IS fake news !!!

nmewn Hulk Sun, 06/18/2017 - 18:34 Permalink

Progs have always had the attention span of a gnat and the reading comprehension level of a like where Sekulow explained Constitutional chain of command and law practice to him and Wallace misidentified that as Sekulow saying Trump is under investigation...even AFTER Sekulow told him bluntly they have not been informed that Trump is under investigation and we know now from Mueller, Comey and confidential, private, closed door Senate intel leaks (lol) that Trump NEVER WAS under investigation.EVERYONE WHO NEEDED TO KNOW KNEW TRUMP WAS NEVER UNDER INVESTIGATION and thats what has Trump pissed off, that and Comey can find "intent" when the law says nothing about intent and clear Hillary but leave this pile of shit sitting there.Hell yeah, firing his ass was one of the best things he's done.

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Hal n back Sun, 06/18/2017 - 16:02 Permalink

Wallice is a liberal at heart. His father was and was with CBS.

What wallace does is keep looking for ways to double up anybody not liberal.

If he expended the same energy on clintons or lynch or holder or obama, he would find plenty.

Flankspeed60 Hal n back Sun, 06/18/2017 - 16:27 Permalink

Wallace's 'heart' notwithstanding, Sekulow is speaking in circles and apparently, has no clue what he just said. I hope he does better in court, but he has no business speaking publicly for Trump. I suggest Conway - even though not a lawyer, is far more adept. At least 'alternative facts' makes more sense than this doofus' drivel.

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Mustafa Kemal Sun, 06/18/2017 - 16:14 Permalink

Say liberal ad hominems against Wallace all you want, but the The Donald's attorney doenst look to strong to me. Hes not at the Spicer level, but he doesnt look to good.

DuneCreature Sun, 06/18/2017 - 16:32 Permalink

I love it when two hooked beaked assholes start pecking at each others shit.

Live Hard, Time To Pull Up A Chair And Crack A Beer And Enjoy The Fresh Feces Flinging Show, Die Free

~ DC v6.5

ReZn8r Sun, 06/18/2017 - 16:35 Permalink

Trump has a new Bulldog ad just unleashed it.

Wallace is a shit eating ass clown that is totally fucking stupid. Bracken had something to say about those ass clowns in the press.

Flankspeed60 Sun, 06/18/2017 - 16:39 Permalink

Reminds me of the old Abbott & Costello routine 'Who's On First?" Sekulow is incoherent. Please Donald, fire this incompetent and don't let lawyers speak for you. 

Smedley's Butler Sun, 06/18/2017 - 16:41 Permalink

Don't have too much of an opinion on Wallace. I can say that of all the debate moderators in the 2016 eleciton his was the only balanced one.Sekulow tho, Whoa!, what happens to these people once they start representing the President? He was nails and a great layman for the issues before today. I wouldn't say he fucked up today, but that was not the same sharp debater I have been watching for months defend the President. Wallace eeeeeasily got him off balance.Must be a hell of a job defending that guy- look what happened to Conway and Spicer for the first few months, liberal media sharks ate them alive. Oh well, that's the price they pay to allow Trump to also keep the media off balance.Circus Maximus

DuneCreature Sun, 06/18/2017 - 16:47 Permalink

I believe the Trump Impeachment Circus (tm) may be cover for a bank robbery in progress that all of the clowns in the circus ring are trying to divert all attention away from.

That and to smother all mention of past crimes under the howls of indignation and cries for Russian blood and Trump conviction and lynching. ............ Nothing will come of the circus except a bunch of filthy rich lawyers will become filthier and richer.

The Depp State told Chris and Jay to get out there and make a lot of noise. .. They are lighting the fuse to blow the vault now.

Put on a good show boys!

Might even be cover for this cluster of capers:


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Day 239.01 =
` (Threat warnings or tips about intelligence leaks, thefts or give-a-ways seem to be hard to transmit to dot gov receiver stations. Maybe with all the cell tower Stingray tapping and eavesdropping the government is doing they have the airways and phone lines 'Jammed Up And Jelly Tight' (tm) all day watching us Potential Domestic Terrorists (tm) and don't have time for the real thing.

The Diplomatic Pooch has grown too big for the kennel.

Hot cargo and Spent Fool (tm) in bulk may be coming into the country hidden under the blanket of diplomatic immunity. ... USC&BP and Congress needs a heads up but it is hard to get past the guard bitch at the door to deliver a diligent citizen's Comm-U-Knee-K.

Day 239.02 =
` (The Stupid Meter (tm) indicator needle is bouncing off of the 100% stop. ...... The Secure Cargo Intuitive? ... Ya know every time the word 'Intuitive' come from in or around dot gov I get golden goose bumps because I know some one is getting robbed, molested or kidnapped. .. Some contractor crony or bankster asshole is getting richer and We The People are losing a little more control of our lives.

We need a "We The People - Open Government And Sunshine Intuitive" and back that intuitive up with pitchforks and rope.

Day 239.03 =
` (Maersk Memphis bolted out of the Port of Charlotte SC and rendezvous with the Maersk Anna to transfer four sea containers AT SEA? ...... WTF? ... And where is the Maersk Anna going next?

Are some of the Awan Brothers 'phantom GSA IT employees'? .. Weirder things have happened and been charged to the taxpayers account.

With Greedy Goof Balls (tm) in charge on The Hill nothing surprises me. ... Nothing! ... Nothing! ... Nothing!


The George Webb - Jason Goodman Drama Report =
(CNN couldn't find a accurate news story if it was taped to inside the lid of their little Sponge Bob Square Pants lunch boxes.)

More Information about Diplomatic Pouches and Maersk Shipping Lines:

Diplomatic Cargo - take 3 =

Timing and promptly following up on these leads is Crowd Source Mission Critical (tm) folks. .. (One of the reasons I am making myself such a pest with my GW posts here)

Note - Preparing a 'Chain of Evidence' advice from George.

Note - Learn about the Chain of Custody of evidence too and documenting the source. ... My own advice, BTW.

Note - Learn about Legal Discovery and what sort of things can be subpoenaed once a case is opened (defendant charged) or lawsuit formally filed.

Note - Oh, and learn to ignore The Confusion Trolls (tm) .. Something ZHers know all about! ..LOL!

Listen to the video and take notes on the names, places, dates and equipment mentioned if you can help.

Some funding possibilities for Crowd Source the Truth ... A Fact of Life Necessary Evil (tm) ... or just a fact of life for truth and freedom. ... The enemy Evil Cut-Throat Pirates have massive funding that we hand them too. .........It takes gold to battle gold.

Take Two - (Hey! .. Not my video label!) =

Timing, timing, timing. .......... Real time is a super bitch. (A Super Bitch Puller is sometimes required to get her to leave. .. Think Mother-In-Law here.

A little more info on the frame-up JTTF ambush and George's 'Sleeping in his truck without a permit' charge.

The Court System Mine Field (tm) .... Anti-personnel AND HD anti-tank mines galore. ...... These are not IEDs either. .. This is your court and legal system fleecing and stealing from We The People and all of the booty traps, man killers and maiming devices are factory built and used nationwide. ........ And cops and judges wonder why all the little people hate their guts. (Good guys, my ass, they are pirates, thieves and crooks and they all know it.)

Pakis doing the scanning of sea shipping containers in US Ports Of Entries from inside Pakistan via a secure network? .. WTF? .. We are out sourcing our mission critical security jobs to a known Terrorist Haven Country (tm)?? .... No shit, someone double-check me and tell me I heard that wrong. Please!

You couldn't make a more stupid plot up and sell it to an Action Hero Comic Book Co. .......... but here we, are living in Greedy Stupid Goof Balls (tm) are running our nation land. ....

No wonder everyone wants to stay medicated.


Live Hard, If A Precision Well-Calibrated Tool Won't Quite Get The Job Done,......Use A Bigger Badder HAMMER, Die Free

~ DC v6.5

FIAT CON DuneCreature Sun, 06/18/2017 - 21:13 Permalink

Truth is stranger trhan fiction... Would it be too far out of reach for a bunch of .gov/elites to think that since they control the law and everything else, why could'nt they steel, lie, cheat there way into money at the expense of the people?Far less connected people have tried similar cheats.One thing for sure is the Trump accusations are a mere distraction from the criminality of the truth.

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sacredfire Sun, 06/18/2017 - 17:06 Permalink

I have never felt that Fox news was anything but MSM, I have thought of Fox news commetaries as somewhat conservative Chris would be at home on NBC.

Dickweed Wang sacredfire Sun, 06/18/2017 - 17:35 Permalink

I have never felt that Fox news was anything but MSM . . . Make no mistake about it . . . Faux Neus is just the right arm of the exact same body that the other MSM outlets are the left arm of.  In the end they support things that are not in the interests of everyday people.  Blind support for the illegal state of Israhell is a prime example.

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shimmy Sun, 06/18/2017 - 17:38 Permalink

Sounds like a typical slimy lawyer. I expect tomorrow we will indeed have confirmation he is being investigated and everything this lawyer said will be shown for what it is: lying bullshit. This guy does sound like he fits in perfectly with Trump where he can say something and be called out on it and then somehow spin it to say he didn't say it. I am curious why Trump continually jumps on every story the media puts out acting like it is fact while continually saying they peddle fake news....and hen when he (or his people) gets asked about it later, he says it is bullshit. I'm also tired of the 107 million people on social media shit. I'm guessing that many/most of the people who follow him on say FB and Twitter are the same so it's not 107 million people. 

numapepi bamawatson Mon, 06/19/2017 - 09:40 Permalink

Why not address what Sekulow said rather than what he alluded to?

Sekulow said... "We have not received nor are we aware of any investigation of the President of the United States. Period."

They were talking about the media's report Trump is under investigation based on anonymous sources. Comey testifieyd under oath that Trump was not being investigated. Of course the elite are not held to the same standards of honesty you or I are, so that could have been a lie.

If in fact Trump is under investigation, and has not been notified, Sekulow's words are still absolute truth. Unlike, say, I did not have sexual relations with that woman... or, Benghazi was due to an internet video.

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ConanTheContrarian1 shimmy Sun, 06/18/2017 - 18:26 Permalink

Shimmy, my thought about Trump is that his tweets are designed for the information/disinformation war currently in progress, so of course he will respond to the "facts" (all anonymously attributed) published by the Left Wing Media. As far as Sekulow being slimy, I think Chris Wallace was the slimey one. Sekulow responded to one question of Trump being under investigation in the paradigm of "if this report is true, then....", and Wallace then tried to say he'd just admitted that Trump is under investigation because he spoke as if it were true. Same with others, I'm not wasting my time to go back and get the specifics. Wallace is a liberal plant in Fox News, and is currying favor with the Murdoch sons by being even more partisan than before.

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