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11 Killed in Pittsburgh Synagogue Mass Shooting; Officials Brief Press on Synagogue Shooting; Interview With . Russians Indicted for Election Interference; Putin and Trump Set to Meet; Interview With Virginia Senator October 25, June 25, / PM GMT / Updated June 25, / PM GMT show in television history, celebrating its 70th year, this is Meet the Press with Chuck Todd. In the two years between and , the unemployment rate fell from percent to percent. . *END OF TRANSCRIPT* * *. FULL EPISODES · TRANSCRIPTS · MTP DAILY. Meet the Press: Latest News. News and analysis from Meet the Press and the NBC News Political Unit. News.

He later claims the documents were public information. Podobnyy is charged with being an unregistered foreign agent in The FBI interviews Manafort about his offshore business dealings. Manafort has dinner with Rohrabacher as part of his lobbying efforts for the government of Ukraine. Vin Webera partner at Mercury Affairs, is also in attendance.

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In MayEric Trump calls this "fabricated" and an example of why people distrust the media. Page sends a letter to an academic press in which he claims to be an adviser to the Kremlin. I have a great relationship with many Russians". The Ukrainian crisis starts when President Yanukovych suspends preparations for the implementation of an association agreement with the European Union.

meet the press transcript october 25 2016

Butina tells an American Facebook friend who complained about California's gun restrictions that he should "hold demonstrations" for gun rights. President Barack Obama initiates international sanctions on certain Russian individuals, businesses and officialsin response to the Russian military intervention in Ukraine and the annexation of Crimea.

Putin even sent me a present, a beautiful present. Trump posts two tweets praising Putin regarding " Russian Empire " [79] [80] on the day the Russian Federal Assembly ratifies the Treaty on Accession of the " Republic of Crimea ", formalizing the annexation of Crimea by the Russian Federation. The department's focus is on interfering in the U. He could not have been nicer. He was so nice and so everything.

But you have to give him credit that what he's doing for that country in terms of their world prestige is very strong. Butina attends several meetings as a guest of Keene. The IRA begins its election interference campaign of "spread[ing] distrust towards the candidates and the political system in general. I was in Russia. I was in Moscow recently. And I spoke indirectly and directly with President Putin who could not have been nicer.

And we had a tremendous success. Maria Bovda, a third employee, is denied a visa. He advises that Nix and any foreign nationals without a green card working for the company not be involved in any decisions about work the company performs for any clients related to U. He further advises Nix to recuse himself from any involvement with the company's U.

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The FBI interviews Manafort about his international business dealings. Butina resigns from her position as the head of "Right to Bear Arms". The hoax includes tweets and YouTube videos showing a chemical plant fire.

Centerville is home to many chemical plants, but the plant named in the tweets does not exist. Initial tweets are sent directly to politicians, journalists, and Centerville residents. It portrays the conflicts in Syria and Ukraine in a pro-Russian light. It is promoted by Twitter accounts that also spread the September 11 chemical plant fire hoax. Bruce Ohr and Steele discuss cultivating Deripaska as a U. You know, our country was built, to a large extent, on protecting our manufacturers.

If you go back to Jefferson, you go back to all of these great, great people that ran the United States properly, it was really based on a certain form of tariff and a certain form of protection. What about — just, very quickly, on tariffs. On steel tariffs, you committed to imposing steel tariffs. But we like to keep it as simple as — we like to keep very complicated subjects as simple as possible. We — just so you understand — we have massive reports.

You have to do statutory studies. And then you have to wait 90 days. And then you have to do another. And you have to wait another 20 days.

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You know, you have a six-month termination. And they heard I was getting ready to terminate it. Would you have a meeting with us first? Now, renegotiating it is easier. It may be salvageable. What do you need for that? I would say — I would say it may be salvageable. But certainly, I have an obligation to give it a shot.

But what does that — can you give an example? No, it means — look, our automobile industry has just left us and gone to Mexico — I mean, a big chunk of it. They fire all our people in Michigan and Ohio, and they take it, and they build a car. And now they sell the car back in with no tax. What does the president of Mexico say when you say that?

What is anybody saying? With China, we have to Nobody can really define it, deficit. It comes up again in September. And personally, I have great respect for my people. If it was up to me, I would have had them noncompliant days ago. Do you expect them to be declared noncompliant the next time? And I do not expect that they will be compliant. Look, I have a lot of respect for Rex and his people, good relationship. But, yeah, I would be — I would be surprised if they were in compliance.

We just have time for a few more. OK, if I may, can I ask you quick, Mr. I was reminded of President Eisenhower, when he left office, said that his two biggest mistakes in officer were both sitting on the Supreme Court.

Do you want him to leave? Number one, they should go after the leakers in intelligence. But, you know, they wrote it — it was in the — WSJ: The Post, I thought. It was in The Washington Post.

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That was not something that I was involved in, other than they did come and they suggested. So all of those things are very important. You can fire him. Look, Jeff — I could.

But I was — I appointed a man to a position. And then shortly after he gets the position, he recused himself. But I appointed him. And shortly thereafter, he recused himself. You also suggested in Cleveland today they should be going — or, yesterday — they should be going after Hillary Clinton.

But I see the way they go after us on a witch hunt, you know? And, you know, Trump was involved.

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OK, the one thing interesting, you never heard me even associated with anybody. We had no collusion with Russia. We never dealt with Russia. People that were on the campaign, like Corey, came in yesterday. It was very interesting. He was being interviewed. He said — I was watching, Corey Lewandowski — he says: I was here from the beginning. And I must be honest with you, I never dealt with any Russians. He was only the campaign manager.

I can even look at Hope. She was here from virtually the same day that Corey started, those two. Hope, how many Russians have you seen involved in the campaign, OK? So they do that. But then we should really look at real crimes, because real crimes are what Hillary did with 33, emails, where she deleted them and bleached them after getting a subpoena.

And also — I mean, you can say the speeches made while she was secretary of state where they paid her a fortune, Podesta owning a big company in Russia — they talk about me.

I have nothing to do with Russia. You know, I put out a letter from a very — from the biggest law firm saying Trump has no involvement with Russia. I have no involvement. I mean, I had Ms. Universe there, like, nine years ago, eight years ago, something like that.

meet the press transcript october 25 2016

But I have nothing to do with Russia. I said on the weekend there was nothing to the Russia story. You know, Anthony came in to see me before it all began. And he said, I want to back you for president. This was before the June 16th day. He said, you got to run, you got to run. I want to endorse you. This was a few months earlier than when I ran. And he was leaving and he was disappointed.

I say, Anthony, what are you going to do? And he went to a very good guy named Walker. Then I came after the hedge fund business. And he backed Bush. And that was OK. But his first choice was Trump. Is that a true story, by the way? I was hitting you a little bit — inaudible — hedge funds first. I was just saying, you self-funded. Oh, yeah, I self-funded much of my — WSJ: Just on Sessions, just one thing.

Would you like to see him step aside? Would you like to see him resign? I told you, the leakers. He should have — he should be after them. So many people say to me: Why are they going after you on nothing and they leave Hillary Clinton alone on, you know, really major things?

I had 40, people, you may have been there, remember, in Mobile? I had 40, people. He was the senator from Alabama. I won the state by a lot, massive numbers.

A lot of the states I won by massive numbers. But he was a senator. He looks at 40, people and he probably says, what do I have to lose, and he endorsed me. Are you willing for the status quo to continue, though? At what point do you say enough? What about Bob Mueller? I mean, but, Bob Mueller is also really the one leading this investigation.

I was never involved with Russia. There was nobody in the campaign. We had nothing to do with Russia. They lost an election and they came up with this as an excuse. And the only ones that are laughing are the Democrats and the Russians.

You know, it was very interesting. He was on Fox. I understand the president. You put a man in office who really wanted that job. You know some of them. I know Marc quite well. Well, but a lot of them.

But I put a man in office — and he said this. And he goes in office, then he immediately recuses himself. I fully understand the president. You know, and a lot of people do, a lot of people.

So, just a couple of things before we finish. And I said it the last time and I was wrong? Immigration went down 78 percent at the border — 78 percent at the border. You going to veto the Russian sanctions legislation? They made — you know, they allowed the Iran deal to go through.

I make good deals. I have to see. By the way, a lot of things have taken place in that agreement that are a lot different from what it was two weeks ago — a lot of things.

meet the press transcript october 25 2016

You also — you brought in Anthony, obviously. Are you planning other changes — are you planning other changes in the White House?