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SUCCESSFUL PRESIDENT SIN L.B.J. RONALD REAGAN IS CLOSE BUT WHAT RONALD REAGAN IS CLOSE BUT WHAT BILL CLINTON DID IN EIGHT YEARS, BILL CLINTON DID IN EIGHT YEARS, PRETTY INCREDIBLE. PRETTY INCREDIBLE.>>I’D LOVE TO KNOW WHAT>>I’D LOVE TO KNOW WHAT REPUBLICANS ARE THINKING. REPUBLICANS ARE THINKING. — –>>YOU ORCHESTRATED TO L ALMOST>>YOU ORCHESTRATED TO L ALMOST “POOR BABY” POINT OF VIEW, HE “POOR BABY” POINT OF VIEW, HE CAME INTO THE ROOM AND SAID I CAME INTO THE ROOM AND SAID I SAID HE WAS ENGAGED IN A COVERUP SAID HE WAS ENGAGED IN A COVERUP AND HE COULDN’T POSSIBLY ENGAGE AND HE COULDN’T POSSIBLY ENGAGE IN A CONVERSATION ON IN A CONVERSATION ON INFRASTRUCTURE AS LONG AS WE ARE INFRASTRUCTURE AS LONG AS WE ARE INVESTIGATING HIM. INVESTIGATING HIM. THAT’S WHAT HAPPENED THIS THAT’S WHAT HAPPENED THIS MORNING. MORNING. IT WAS VERY, VERY, VERY STRANGE. IT WAS VERY, VERY, VERY STRANGE.>>WHEN WE GOT IN THE ROOM, THE>>WHEN WE GOT IN THE ROOM, THE CURTAINS WERE CLOSED, THE CURTAINS WERE CLOSED, THE PRESIDENT — THERE WAS A PLACE PRESIDENT — THERE WAS A PLACE FOR HIM AT THE FRONT SO HE COULD FOR HIM AT THE FRONT SO HE COULD STAND AND ATTEMPT TO TELL US WHY STAND AND ATTEMPT TO TELL US WHY HE WOULDN’T DO INFRASTRUCTURE. HE WOULDN’T DO INFRASTRUCTURE. AND OF COURSE THEN HE WENT TO AND OF COURSE THEN HE WENT TO THE ROSE GARDEN WITH PREPARED THE ROSE GARDEN WITH PREPARED SIGNS THAT HAD BEEN PRINTED UP SIGNS THAT HAD BEEN PRINTED UP LONG BEFORE OUR MEETING. LONG BEFORE OUR MEETING.>>THE PRESIDENT WAS ABOUT TEN>>THE PRESIDENT WAS ABOUT TEN MINUTES LATE COMING IN. MINUTES LATE COMING IN. AND WHAT I NOTICED WAS THERE WAS AND WHAT I NOTICED WAS THERE WAS NO CHAIR SET FOR WHERE HE NO CHAIR SET FOR WHERE HE REGULARLY SITS. REGULARLY SITS. SO THERE IS NO DOUBT IN MY MIND SO THERE IS NO DOUBT IN MY MIND THAT THIS WAS A SHOW WITH NO GO THAT THIS WAS A SHOW WITH NO GO ON INFRASTRUCTURE. ON INFRASTRUCTURE. IT WAS A SHOW BECAUSE THE IT WAS A SHOW BECAUSE THE PRESIDENT WAS ANGRY. PRESIDENT WAS ANGRY.>>OKAY, COUPLE OF THINGS.>>OKAY, COUPLE OF THINGS. SCHUMER IS GOING TO BE ON THE SCHUMER IS GOING TO BE ON THE SHOW LATER THIS MORNING AND SHOW LATER THIS MORNING AND STENY HOYER. STENY HOYER. BUT JACKIE, I JUST HAVE TO ASK, BUT JACKIE, I JUST HAVE TO ASK, IF REPUBLICANS CAN’T STEP UP FOR IF REPUBLICANS CAN’T STEP UP FOR LYING, POTENTIAL OBSTRUCTION, LYING, POTENTIAL OBSTRUCTION, AND THINGS THAT REALLY PERTAIN AND THINGS THAT REALLY PERTAIN TO MATTERS OF OUR CONSTITUTION TO MATTERS OF OUR CONSTITUTION AND OUR GOVERNMENT, HOW ABOUT AND OUR GOVERNMENT, HOW ABOUT MORE THAN JUSTIN AMASH STEPPING MORE THAN JUSTIN AMASH STEPPING UP BECAUSE THEY DON’T WANT TO UP BECAUSE THEY DON’T WANT TO LOOK STUPID? LOOK STUPID? LIKE THE WHOLE THING YESTERDAY LIKE THE WHOLE THING YESTERDAY LOOKED RIDICULOUS. LOOKED RIDICULOUS. IT WAS LIKE A KID’S PLAY THAT IT WAS LIKE A KID’S PLAY THAT WAS SET UP BY A BUNCH OF WAS SET UP BY A BUNCH OF BUMBLING IDIOTS THAT THEY BUMBLING IDIOTS THAT THEY THOUGHT THEY WERE TRICKING THOUGHT THEY WERE TRICKING EVERYONE AND ALL THE PARENTS ARE EVERYONE AND ALL THE PARENTS ARE LIKE, YES, THIS IS REALLY LIKE, YES, THIS IS REALLY HAPPENING! HAPPENING! WHEN IT WAS OBVIOUS THAT THE WHEN IT WAS OBVIOUS THAT THE PRESIDENT SET THIS UP, ACTED PRESIDENT SET THIS UP, ACTED LIKE A COMPLETE IDIOT, HAD A LIKE A COMPLETE IDIOT, HAD A TEMPER TANTRUM, WALKED OUT AND TEMPER TANTRUM, WALKED OUT AND LEFT THE ACTUAL JOB OF THE LEFT THE ACTUAL JOB OF THE GOVERNMENT UNDONE. GOVERNMENT UNDONE.>>THAT IS A VERY RATIONAL,>>THAT IS A VERY RATIONAL, LOGICAL WAY OF LAYING THAT OUT, LOGICAL WAY OF LAYING THAT OUT, MIKA. MIKA. BUT WHAT YOU’RE SEEING IS JUSTIN BUT WHAT YOU’RE SEEING IS JUSTIN AMASH WAS ACTUALLY PUNISHED FOR AMASH WAS ACTUALLY PUNISHED FOR CALLING OUT FOR HIS IMPEACH. CALLING OUT FOR HIS IMPEACH. THE DEeVOS FAMILY PULLED THEIR THE DEeVOS FAMILY PULLED THEIR FUNDING FROM HIS CAMPAIGN. FUNDING FROM HIS CAMPAIGN.>>THE BIGGER ISSUE AT PLAY HERE>>THE BIGGER ISSUE AT PLAY HERE AND I THINK WHY REPUBLICANS ARE AND I THINK WHY REPUBLICANS ARE SO SILENT IS BECAUSE OF PELOSI’S SO SILENT IS BECAUSE OF PELOSI’S QUANDARY ON THE HILL. QUANDARY ON THE HILL. THERE IS THIS SORT OF MUTUAL THERE IS THIS SORT OF MUTUAL FRUSTRATION SOCIETY WHERE PELOSI FRUSTRATION SOCIETY WHERE PELOSI IS LOSING CONTROL OF HER CAUCUS. IS LOSING CONTROL OF HER CAUCUS. YOU HAVE THE IMPEACHMENT TEAM YOU HAVE THE IMPEACHMENT TEAM VERSUS HER SQUAD, WHICH IS, YOU VERSUS HER SQUAD, WHICH IS, YOU KNOW, LET’S STAY THE COURSE, KNOW, LET’S STAY THE COURSE, LET’S LET THESE LEGAL LET’S LET THESE LEGAL PROCEEDINGS PLAY OUT, THINGS ARE PROCEEDINGS PLAY OUT, THINGS ARE ON OUR SIDE. ON OUR SIDE. WE’VE HAD A BUNCH OF WINS THIS WE’VE HAD A BUNCH OF WINS THIS WEEK AND INSTEAD IT’S BEING WEEK AND INSTEAD IT’S BEING OVERSHADOWED BY ALL OF THIS OVERSHADOWED BY ALL OF THIS IMPEACHMENT TALK. IMPEACHMENT TALK. LET THE PRESIDENT HOLD HIS LET THE PRESIDENT HOLD HIS THEATRICS AS HE DID IN THE ROSE THEATRICS AS HE DID IN THE ROSE GARDEN, WHICH IN THEIR GARDEN, WHICH IN THEIR PERSPECTIVE SEEMED TO BE CLEARLY PERSPECTIVE SEEMED TO BE CLEARLY PREMEDITATED BY HIM. PREMEDITATED BY HIM. AS SHE SAID, THERE DIDN’T SEEM AS SHE SAID, THERE DIDN’T SEEM TO EVER BE ANY PLAN TO TALK TO EVER BE ANY PLAN TO TALK ABOUT INFRASTRUCTURE. ABOUT INFRASTRUCTURE. HER LEADERSHIP HAS REALLY HER LEADERSHIP HAS REALLY FRACTURED. FRACTURED.>>THE COUNTRY ON SOME LEVEL HAS>>THE COUNTRY ON SOME LEVEL HAS BECOME NUMB TO THIS CIRCUS WE BECOME NUMB TO THIS CIRCUS WE WATCH EVERY DAY. WATCH EVERY DAY. THE WORD IN A KEEPS COMING BACK THE WORD IN A KEEPS COMING BACK TO MY MIND IS PATHETIC. TO MY MIND IS PATHETIC. IN YOU WANT SOMETHING TO HAPPEN IN YOU WANT SOMETHING TO HAPPEN IN THIS COUNTRY, YOU WANT THINGS IN THIS COUNTRY, YOU WANT THINGS TO HAPPEN AND IF YOU’RE NOT ISH TO HAPPEN AND IF YOU’RE NOT ISH NOTTISH — THIS IS THE HIGHEST NOTTISH — THIS IS THE HIGHEST LEVEL OF LEADERSHIP THE UNITED LEVEL OF LEADERSHIP THE UNITED STATES HAS TO OFFER AND AND THIS STATES HAS TO OFFER AND AND THIS IS WHAT WE GET ON A DAY IS WHAT WE GET ON A DAY IN-DAYOUT BASIS IS A SHOW. IN-DAYOUT BASIS IS A SHOW. IT PA THEY NICK EVERY WAY. IT PA THEY NICK EVERY WAY.>>WE COULD READ IT AS MIKA SAID>>WE COULD READ IT AS MIKA SAID IDIOT EK, CHILDISH. IDIOT EK, CHILDISH. BUT IT ALSO AN STUNNED DOCTOR BUT IT ALSO AN STUNNED DOCTOR WANT IMMUNE TO THE RULE OF LAW, WANT IMMUNE TO THE RULE OF LAW, THEN NONE OF THE PEOPLE’S THEN NONE OF THE PEOPLE’S BUSINESS WOULD GET DONE. BUSINESS WOULD GET DONE. EITHER THE OR THE CONSTITUTIONAL EITHER THE OR THE CONSTITUTIONAL DUTY OR THERE WILL BE I MEAN, DUTY OR THERE WILL BE I MEAN, THAT’S CLEARLY BORED ARING — WE THAT’S CLEARLY BORED ARING — WE MOVED BEYOND OUGHT DEMOCRATIC. MOVED BEYOND OUGHT DEMOCRATIC. AND THEN TO GO BACK TO JOE’S AND THEN TO GO BACK TO JOE’S EARLIER POINT AT THE TOP OF THE EARLIER POINT AT THE TOP OF THE HOUR, HE ENGAGES IN BAD FAITH HOUR, HE ENGAGES IN BAD FAITH BECAUSE IN SOME WAYS HE DESPISES BECAUSE IN SOME WAYS HE DESPISES HIS INTERLOCUTORS. HIS INTERLOCUTORS. BECAUSE HE’S CONSTANTLY TRYING BECAUSE HE’S CONSTANTLY TRYING TO DUPE FOLKS. TO DUPE FOLKS. IT MAKES IT VERY DIFFICULT TO IT MAKES IT VERY DIFFICULT TO IMAGINE HOW THE BUSINESS OF THE IMAGINE HOW THE BUSINESS OF THE COUNTRY WILL GET DONE. COUNTRY WILL GET DONE. SO WE ARE IN A VERY DARK PLACE. SO WE ARE IN A VERY DARK PLACE. AND THERE’S THE ENTERTAINMENT OF AND THERE’S THE ENTERTAINMENT OF IT, THERE’S THE TACTICAL AND IT, THERE’S THE TACTICAL AND STRATEGIC MATTERS, BUT AT A STRATEGIC MATTERS, BUT AT A CERTAIN LEVEL, WILLIE, THIS IS A CERTAIN LEVEL, WILLIE, THIS IS A VERY DARK HOUR IN THE HISTORY OF VERY DARK HOUR IN THE HISTORY OF OUR DEMOCRACY. OUR DEMOCRACY.>>WELL, I MEAN –>>WELL, I MEAN –>>I COMPLETELY AGREE.>>I COMPLETELY AGREE.>>IN 2016, WHAT DID HE SAY?>>IN 2016, WHAT DID HE SAY? HE SAID I’M A DEAL MAKER. HE SAID I’M A DEAL MAKER. I CAN GET THING DONE. I CAN GET THING DONE. NOBODY ELSE CAN GET THING DONE. NOBODY ELSE CAN GET THING DONE. HE’S PRFEN HIMSELF TO BE HE’S PRFEN HIMSELF TO BE INEFFECTIVE, A LIAR. INEFFECTIVE, A LIAR. HE’S NOT A DEAL MAKER. HE’S NOT A DEAL MAKER. HE WAS GOING TO SHAKE-UP HE WAS GOING TO SHAKE-UP WASHINGTON AND BRING AND, WASHINGTON AND BRING AND, MIKA — MIKA –>>HOW ABOUT GAFFS WITH RUSSIA,>>HOW ABOUT GAFFS WITH RUSSIA, NORTH KOREA AND NOW THE DRUM NORTH KOREA AND NOW THE DRUM BEAT OF WAR WITH IRAN. BEAT OF WAR WITH IRAN.>>THEE HASN’T DONE IT.>>THEE HASN’T DONE IT. GIVEN, LET UNDERLINE THIS SIMPLE GIVEN, LET UNDERLINE THIS SIMPLE FACT. FACT. REPUBLICAN AND NONE OF THIS HAS REPUBLICAN AND NONE OF THIS HAS GOT I DON’T KNOW DONE. GOT I DON’T KNOW DONE. SO PEOPLE OUT THERE THAT ARE SO PEOPLE OUT THERE THAT ARE SAYING I LIKE TRUMP BECAUSE HE SAYING I LIKE TRUMP BECAUSE HE CAN GET — NO, NO. CAN GET — NO, NO. HE’S NOT GETTING ANYTHING DONE. HE’S NOT GETTING ANYTHING DONE. YOU SAY HE’S SHAKING THING UP, YOU SAY HE’S SHAKING THING UP, YEAH. YEAH. JUST LIKE PUTTING A HORSE IN A JUST LIKE PUTTING A HORSE IN A HOSPITAL. HOSPITAL. DONALD TRUMP, AS SOMEBODY HAS DONALD TRUMP, AS SOMEBODY HAS SAID IS A HORSE IN A HOSPITAL. SAID IS A HORSE IN A HOSPITAL. YOU OPEN UP THE DOORS. YOU OPEN UP THE DOORS. YOU’RE SAYING, WELL, HE’S YOU’RE SAYING, WELL, HE’S SHAKING THINGS UP. SHAKING THINGS UP. YES. YES. JUST LIKE IF YOU PUT A HORSE IN JUST LIKE IF YOU PUT A HORSE IN THE HOSPITAL. THE HOSPITAL. AND JOHN DELANEY SAID, WHY DID AND JOHN DELANEY SAID, WHY DID YOU LET THE HORSE IN THE YOU LET THE HORSE IN THE HOSPITAL? HOSPITAL? AND THE ANSWER WAS, OH, BECAUSE AND THE ANSWER WAS, OH, BECAUSE IT WAS INEFFICIENT. IT WAS INEFFICIENT. YESTERDAY WAS THE HORSE RACING YESTERDAY WAS THE HORSE RACING TOWARD THE NICU. TOWARD THE NICU. AND YOU ALL CAN STILL SIT OUT AND YOU ALL CAN STILL SIT OUT THERE WHEREVER YOU ARE GOING THERE WHEREVER YOU ARE GOING DONALD TRUMP SHAKING THINGS UP. DONALD TRUMP SHAKING THINGS UP. YEAH, JUST LIKE MIKA, A HORSE IN YEAH, JUST LIKE MIKA, A HORSE IN A HOSPITAL? A HOSPITAL? . . ARE YOU SUPPORTING TRUMP FOR DOI ARE YOU SUPPORTING TRUMP FOR DOI NOTHING? NOTHING?>>STILL AHEAD ON “MORNING JOE,”>>STILL AHEAD ON “MORNING JOE,” TWO OF THE TOP DEMOCRATS ON TWO OF THE TOP DEMOCRATS ON CAPITOL HILL, SENATOR-CHECK TOMB CAPITOL HILL, SENATOR-CHECK TOMB HUMOR AND CONGRESSMAN STAN STN

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