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anybody associated with those results. exhibit a is mike flynn. he really has become the archetype for all of this. court documents confirm it. documents for the mueller investigation show just how far the fbi went to destroy flynn's life. trace gallagher join us with details on that. >> when flynn's legal team filed legal documents saying the fbi discouraged him from bringing a lawyer to the interview, judge ordered prosecutors to hand over the government's files related to flynn's questioning and those documents appear to confirm some of flynns claims. for example, two fbi agents, including former strzok, both had the impression at the time that flynn was not lying or did not think he was lying and that warning flynn, quote, might adversely affect the rapport.
he would never have gotten away with sending two agents to the white house. listen. >> both of those administrations, there was process. and so if the fbi wanted to send agents into the white house itself to interview a senior official, you would work through the white house counsel and there would be discussions and approvals of who would be there. and i thought it's early enough. let's just send a couple of guys over. >> president trump says the feds tricked flynn into cooperating. but mueller says, quoting nothing about the way the interview was arranged or conducted caused the defendant to make false statements to the fbi. flynn pled guilty to lying to the fbi. >> tucker: thank you, trace. so here's the quiz. what crimes did mike flynn commit? if you were to ask 50 people on
the street, what kind of answers would you get? you would likely get a full range. he worked for vladimir putin. he colluded with the turks. he and carter page were seen reloading on the grassy knoll in dallas, that kind of thing. after 33 years -- >> do you view him as compromising the national security of the united states? >> mike flynn betrayed his country. it is unforgivable. but the greater crime was what to me in any view was treason. >> what flynn did in supporting a candidate who the russians were helping through this operation, so egregious. >> it's funny because it's treason. >> tucker: oh, it's treason. that's a pretty heavy charge.
it's a death penalty offense actually. did mike flynn commit treason? we know the answer because the details are publicly available. here's what flynn did. he gave an untrue statement to the fbi about an entirely legal phone call he had had with the russian ambassador to the u.s., and that's i have the. mike flynn did not collude with our enemies. he did not leak national security secrets. he didn't even lie under oath. he simply claimed not to remember talking about a certain subject and the fbi didn't believe him. the fbi threatened to prosecute flynn's son so he pled guilty. that's what happened. unlike us, we never lie. we're good people. but mike flynn is not a good person. he's a liar and a criminal. that's what they're telling us. and it's partly true. flynn did give inaccurate statements to fbi statements. he's admitted that. that is a crime. okay. but what's interesting about all of this is that the fbi also
lied to mike flynn. and yet somehow that's not a crime. so to restate, and you should definitely remember this, get a pen, it is okay for the government to lie to you. they do it all the time, constantly, in fact. but if the government ever catches you in a factual contradiction, you are shafted. they could send you to prison, bankrupt you, threaten your children. that's the system that you have. america's news anchors think it's great. they're on the government's side on this one. in fact, most matters. here, for example is behavior the news anchors consider totally fine. so here's what we know. we know that notes taken show that the bureau deliberately planned to trick flynn. we know this because he took notes. in his notes he explained that he told mike flynn he wanted to
interview him, quote, as quickly, quietly, and discreetly as possible. a lawyer would be unnecessary. well, flynn and a close associate who we talked to this afternoon describes him as trusting by nature, agreed to those terms. obviously a mistake. he clearly thought he was helping the fbi. but he wasn't. he was walking into a trap. one of the agents he met was peter strzok. remember the name? he's a political activist. according to the fbi's own documents, they decided that fbi agents should not warn flynn that making a misleading statement to the fbi would be a crime. now, the analysis suggests that somehow flynn knew this and he must have been a moron for not bringing a lawyer and that since he ran an intelligence agency, he must have known that any
calls would be taped and transcribed. but that is in fact an argument for his innocence. of course he knew that the fbi would be able to check everything he said against information they themselves had gathered. knowing that, why would he lie? maybe because he didn't think he was lying. flynn's downfall appears to have been engineered from day one. the feds chose the demand and then picked a crime to pin on him. >> it became a canned hunt. they put this guy in the cage and they shot him. >> tucker: they put him in a cage and shot him. just because there's still no evidence of russian collusion doesn't mean we haven't become a lot more like russia. a former u.s. attorney for the district of columbia joins us now. i just want to state at the outset, he lied and deserves whatever's coming to him.
assess that claim. >> he did not lie and in fact the fbi knew it. there was a pretextual crime created by the fbi and yates, the attorney general. after the election hillary clinton needed a reason why she lost. enter russian collusion. part of that was to find somebody in the administration to frame for talking to the russians. they found general flynn. but in fact, all of general flynn's conversations with russian ambassador and everybody else were legal. so why did the fbi approach him? they knew what he said. they knew it was legal. the answer is they wanted to frame him and they succeeded. and he did not tell them false information. some of it may have been paused. it may have been nuanced. he did not lie. and indeed, the agents who actual 302's are available, said he didn't lie. and it's interesting that mueller did not turn over the original 302's to judge sullivan
today. he turned over an interview of agent strzok done months later by mueller's people. the answer is michael flynn was framed in order to get at donald trump, sally yates, comey, strzok all planned it. what you are watching play out in an american courtroom is one of the most disgraceful events the in american criminal justice and everybody on mueller's team should be ashamed of themselves and none of them should ever be allowed to go back into the department of justice. >> tucker: and any attorney who advised flynn to plead guilty to this rather than go public ought to be i think disbarred. let me ask you, what do you make of the reaction to it? i think a lot of people even this channel, pretty well-informed, are surprised to learn that the only crime here arises from that interview, the lawyerless interview in the white house. flynn was never charged with colluding with anybody, including the turks.
he was never charged with any of that and yet he's totally been destroyed, his family has been crushed on the basis of that "w couldn't that be slightly disproportionate?" >>well, the people on the other network and the department of justice wanted to find a way to destroy donald trump because he wasn't supposed to be elected. but he beat them. and once they were beaten, they got angry and then they got vindictive. and then they got vindictive by using the criminal justice system, weaponizing it. and brennan at the cia and klapper followed through to figure out a way to get the people they didn't want elected in order to make up for the fact is that she, hillary clinton, had lost. this has become one of the greatest scandals in the history of our country and the media is
ignoring it. and it is truly important that what you are doing by focusing on these stories continue to be done until there's a new attorney general and there can be a grand jury to find out who was it that leaked the conversation of flynn with the russian ambassador. that was the crime. the leak to davis of the washington post exposing the conversation was a crime. and the question tonight is why isn't that crime being investigated? >> tucker: because everyone in washington is deeply invested on our failed foreign policy and anybody suggested changing it gets crushed, as you know. thank you. >> thank you. >> tucker: so the mike flynn story a lot more interesting than it gets credit for being and it raises some pretty important questions about how our government operates and the
rules under which we live in america. we're going to debate that after the break and react to cohen's new statements, facing three years in prison, on a media tour. we'll be right back. -meg! there you are. did you take a picture of the cake to put on our website? i mean i would have but i'm a commercial vehicle so i don't have hands... or a camera...or a website. should we franchise? is the market ready for that? can we franchise? how do you do that? meg! oh meg! we should do that thing where you put the business cards in the fishbowl and somebody wins something. -meg: hi. i'm here for... i'm here for the evans' wedding. -we've got the cake in the back, so, yeah.
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take three steps back, we basically know about the flynn case pretty much what we knew years ago. it's one count and it's lying. but you know who else lies a ton is the government. so who thought up a system where the government gets to lie to you all at once, including lies designed to get you to commit crimes for which you can be prosecuted, but if you lie you go to jail. are you happy with a system like that? i'm serious. >> well, he has pled to lying. >> tucker: yeah, yeah, he did for sure. he pled to lying. >> i'm an attorney. i've negotiated plea deals. usually you don't plea to the worst thing you've done. we don't really know how bad his actions were. we know that he pled to lying. we know that he lied. . >> tucker: is that the system that we had?
we assume he's done something much worse. i thought we judge people on the basis of their legal outcome. >> i can only speak to my experience as a lawyer. and when you cut a plea deal, it's usually not for the worst thing you've done. >> tucker: i want to ask you about the government. i'm not defending lying. i'm against it. i'm appalled when i see it on television, and i often do. but i most frequently see it from government officials. he actually committed perjury under oath. that's totally cool. he got picked up by another channel as an intelligence analyst. no consequences. they can lie to you without limit and without penalty. but if you as a citizen misspeak, you to jail. are you comfortable with that system? why aren't they held to the same standards that we are? >> i'm not so sure how that applies here. this man was the national security advisor to the president. he invited fbi agents into his
office and he lied to them. >> tucker: okay, that's fine. but can you just address the question because i think it's an important question, that we should really get straight before we proceed, all of us who live in the country. the government gets to lie all at once. there's literally nothing you can do about it. but if you misspeak, you go to jail. are you comfortable with that system? everybody else are totally happy with it. are you happy with it too? >> it's a slippery slope, tucker. i think we would like everyone to be honest all the time. are we now saying that people can't go in as undercover agents into a drug ring and lie about their identity? so you're talking about a slippery slope here. these agents went into his office and had a casual conversation with him and he lied. >> tucker: so if the fbi lies to you in the course of an investigation and then charges you with lying, that doesn't ring any bells for you?
you don't think maybe that's a system inherently unfair? >> no. >> tucker: no? >> law enforcement agents infiltrate crime rings all the time and they lie about their identity and they lie about other things to gain access to people. so let's be clear what you're talking about here. are you saying that that should stop too? >> tucker: i don't know. no, i mean, i'm all for cleaning up drug rings and stopping espionage. neither one faced a suggestion of prosecution because they're immune from that, not in the service of breaking up drug rings, but they just lied. but nobody cares and everybody's like, "oh, it's okay." that doesn't bother you? >> i'm still trying to figure out what the lie was to michael
flynn. i don't believe they did lie to him. they were asking him questions and he lied to them. i don't know what you're talking about. i'm trying to follow you. >> tucker: hold on, slow down. i'm saying in the case of mccabe -- i don't know if you follow the news but he had to leave the fbi for dishonesty. is he going to be prosecuted for that? should he be? they threatened his son. are there standards universally applied or only applied to people whose politics we don't care for? >> again, i would like everyone to be honest all the time. unfortunately, there are some bad people in this world and we sometimes have to go after them. and you shouldn't be lying to law enforcement. and you should know better than to lie to the fbi. >> tucker: buyer beware. he should know as an american citizen the government can say anything to throw you in prison.
you should know those are the rules. if you don't know that, that's just an idiot. >> was it okay to lie to el chapo when they infiltrated? >> tucker: if you don't like something, it's like either you don't like kids or you're on el chapo's side. and i just want to say for the record, i'm anti-el chapo. >> i'm glad you're anti-el chapo. >> tucker: thank you very much. >> thank you. >> tucker: michael cohen is doing three years in prison. he was just sentenced but he doesn't have to go for three months. he is on a publicity tour. >> the country has never been more divisive. and one of the hopes that i have out of the punishment that i've
received as well as the cooperation that i have given, i will be remembered in history as helping to bring this country back together. >> tucker: michael cohen. dan bongino joins us tonight. when you see cohen up on the screen, do you think to -- is your first thought, this is a man who's bringing this country together? he's healing divisions here. he's balm on the soul of a weary country. >> talk about hubris. that's like hubris on top of hubris in a hubris gift wrap in a box of hubris. is he serious? cohen actually is unifying in a way. both sides agree that cohen's a snake. let's just think about this, right? the way this works in a criminal
case, having arrested people in the federal system and gotten them to flip, you get a 5k letter it's called. it's a letter written to the judge indicating, hey, this guy cooperated, gave us valuable information. cohen never even got a 5k letter from the doj, meaning even they don't trust this guy. he taped his client. now, listen, i'm not suggesting all of this was seemly and on the up and up. >> tucker: no. >> i'm simply suggesting to you things happen in the business world we may not like. yes, he is unifying in that all sides think he's a snake. >> tucker: i mean this without cruelty, but he seems a little dumb. and i do feel a little sorry for him. i feel sorry for any man headed to prison. i don't care what you did. i feel a little sad for you. but he seems like he was thrust into this position of prominence and he's bewildered like, how
did i get here? >> yeah. i agree with you on one point. i think we can all agree he would not be going to prison if he was not associated with donald trump. it's clear this was some form of selective justice at this point. but on that front, cohen's handled this horrendously. tucker, you're in the media business. me too. it's all about snapshots and sound bites. you've got to be quick. it's a picture and a sound bite. when the memorable sound bite is, hey, i'm done lying now, you kind of had a bad interview. i'm just going to throw that out there. that should not be the takeaway. now i'm really done lying. it's over. the guy is not a credible witness. every side agrees this guy is not a good character guy. he should go away and take this punishment. >> tucker: he seems happenless to --
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but surprisingly, many people in tijuana are upset. we've interviewed a couple of times an elected official. we talked to him the other night and he suggests that the caravan has not actually been that good for tijuana itself. >> they're still here. problems are still going on. there's been like 280 arrests. before it was only for drug possession and being drunk in the streets. now it's for breaking and entering into homes. things aren't very nice here. the neighborhood is tired of them. >> tucker: what exactly is the matter with these people in mexico? why don't they like this caravan? a california radio host joins us tonight. so i guess the reason we keep going back to this topic -- and let me just stipulate that i like immigration. i like immigrants.
i give every person the benefit of the doubt. what infuriates me is that nobody gives the residents of any country into which immigrants go the benefit of the doubt. all of this are dismissed as bigots if they don't like it. what's striking is nobody on the left is saying anything about the reaction of the mexicans to the caravan. why are people ignoring them? >> i don't know that they are ignoring it because we definitely recognize the plight of human beings who have crossed from one of the poorest countries in the world and is now the conduit of the cartels for exporting drugs to the united states. that's what we're talking about with these people camped out there. there are issues obviously. anytime you take a couple of thousand people and stick them in a stadium and tell them to wait there with an unknown amount of time, you would have trouble with an unknown amount
of time that you're stuck in a place as well while you're trying to figure out how to bring your family to a country. >> tucker: i probably wouldn't engage in home invasions in that time. here's what i'm so struck by. everybody i talk to says they have deep sympathy for them and i have sympathy to. i've never heard the left say they have deep sympathy for normal people just wanting to pay taxes and live their life. nobody cares about them at all. even in tijuana, nobody cares about them. why is that? >> i think people do care about them. but here's the issue. >> tucker: who's their champion? >> wait. we have a problem of government failing, both mexican and u.s. governments failing to deal with this human refugee crisis and then the people are stuck with that problem in the local community, especially in places
like tijuana. >> tucker: wait a second. what you're saying is the people of tijuana with bigots. and before we reach that conclusion, i think it's fair to look at the facts. so there is at least one school in tijuana closed for three weeks because they can't open. people want to send their kids to school in tijuana, in any place. there's trash all over the streets, it's super expensive, and there's been a crime spree. all i want is an acknowledgement that there are real concerns that are rational and it's fair to be upset about this. but no one will give the benefit of the doubt to normal people ever. why? >> there's definitely a right to be concerned about trash and the inability to send your kids to school and the environment and everything else. but again, you've got to figure out who -- yeah, of course you can be upset. you should be upset about crime and that is a problem, but you
have to look at what the causes are and who's responsible for what is happening. you're taking people who have a problem with getting food, 67% of people from guatemala have an inability to have regular access to food. they have extreme poverty. they're still dealing with the aftermath of a 36-year civil war. >> tucker: oh, fruit company. >> yes, we did that. >> tucker: but again, i see all these religious figures show up and say, "we're on the side of the migrants." why do i never see anybody show up and say, we're on the side of the normal people of tijuana who aren't rich and have concerns like the rest of us? no one ever goes up and says, we're going to stand up for you? >> i'm not sure i have a good answer for you there because the government and the way the system is set up is for the
citizens in tijuana and united states. we're talking about a refugee crisis, an asylum crisis of human beings and children. we just had a 7-year-old who died. >> tucker: it's terrible. >> we have a responsibility. >> tucker: i guess. we have a responsibility to the people who already live in tijuana and this country. and they feel like nobody cares about them. that's why we elected donald trump. somebody should care about them or they're going to get madder. don't you think? >> of course. i clearly care. but the issue is again you can't just kick people to the curb because you don't like them because they're refugees and we view people of different socioeconomic status with an implicit bias. go take the harvard test. thank you. >> tucker: what is it like to be inside a radical cell? we're going to speak for the
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piece. i know i've never read an can the -- account to be at the center of something like this. you described this as like a religious community almost. >> mm-hm. there was a really strong faith-based component. you become absolutely sure that you're right and nothing is going to sway you from it. you've set your course. you've figured it out. >> tucker: so it didn't seem like a lot of other inputs coming in. you talked only to people you're in it with. what are the things that you were convinced of when you were in this cell? >> oh, gosh, everything. you were able to find what was wrong with everything from school to government to police to any interaction people had. you could find what's wrong with it. it's not a very happy way to
live. >> tucker: what was your view of violence? >> so violence -- there's a shifty way people talk about it. direct action and diversity of tactics, which is a subtle way of saying if somebody wants to be violent, we're going to turn our head and be okay with it. >> tucker: so it's not a non-violent movement? >> no, no, no, no. >> tucker: how did you get into it? >> i was a pretty unhappy teenager and i'm told that happens a lot to teenagers. and i went looking for an explanation. and i ended up just reading a lot of radical literature and found more until i found things that explained that happiness wasn't something you had much control over. capitalism was keeping you down. >> tucker: what spurred you to leave it? >> hmm, there were -- i think there were two components. there were nasty people and i got mixed up with somebody and
that shook me out of my head space and forced me to consider things. i started reading wider literature and encountered things that made me go, that can't be true. you get shocked out of the cult bit by bit. >> tucker: huh, interesting. connor barnes. if you haven't read this piece,it's just so interesting. i've never seen anything like it. colleges are banning comedians from telling offensive jokes when they perform. is that the same as banning comedy? pretty much. we'll talk after the break. i wanted more from my copd medicine... ...that's why i've got the power of 1-2-3 medicines with trelegy. the only fda-approved 3-in-1 copd treatment. ♪ trelegy. the power of 1-2-3
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>> tucker: well, free speech has been ebbing away on college campuses of course for many years. now colleges seem increasingly unable to take a joke, literally. the host of the youtube show was recently invited to perform at a college. they asked him to sign a contract promising not to engage in any way in racism, anti-religion or anti-atheism. that's a long list. what was he supposed to joke about? we asked him to come on tonight to tell us. thank you very much for coming. is that real? did you make up that list? is this a comedy bit? >> no, it's not. it's been very good for more comedy. they also demanded that all jokes should be respectful and kind. as you know, i was born in the soviet union and this contract
made me feel right at home. >> tucker: it's a little ham-handed i would say. you're a working comedian. that's why i'm so grateful you're on. what is your life like now? >> well, it is getting very sensitive. and i think this is obviously an outlier. but i think the reason that i made a stand on this issue is i don't want this to get worse and continue. >> tucker: so striking that this is being applied to comedians, they're being applied to all of us, we're all terrified. all of us live in fear and freedom is evaporating. but comedians used to be the one group that can be transgressive. is it ominous that comedians aren't even allowed to practice comedy? >> i think so. i think this is why it's gone viral. it's nothing to do with comedy. it's the reason people all around the world are tuning in
and watching the video we recorded of this because it's not about comedy. it's about ordinary people up and down the country feeling like they can't say what they think. i have all kinds of people messaging me saying they don't agree. so what it's coming to is the fact that everybody feels like we're all kind of under arrest. we're all -- everything we say can and will be used against us in the court of public opinion. and they're coming for the comedians first because we're the ones that, as you say, are allowed to transgress. but everyone else feels it and that's why it has the resonance it has. >> tucker: thank you very much. god bless you for what you're doing. i appreciate it. >> thanks for having me, tucker. >> tucker: a free speech non-profit has sued the university of texas, saying the school has suppressed speech.
like many colleges, texas has a special bias response team. armed or unarmed, i'm not sure. but their purpose is to investigate. more than a hundred investigations have occurred in just the past year and a half. she joins us tonight. nikki, thank you very much for coming on. >> we allegeded that the university of texas has four unconstitutional policies on the books. and all of those policies violate students' 1st and 14th amendment rights. students are terrified to express their opinions. these policies are written to broad. students out of an abundance of caution just self-censor because
they're terrified. it's very much -- these terms are very vague. it's definitely the eye of the beholder. what is offensive to me may not be offensive to me. there are terms like rude, uncivil, insulting, derogatory. >> tucker: are there penalties? >> there are enforcement penalties. if you are to send a rude or uncivil email, you could be subject to suspension. >> tucker: are there any hard definition of what rude is? >> no, there's not. there in lies the trouble. the devil is in the details because you have a bunch of bureaucrats defining that. the policy actually says language not necessary to communicated political, philosophic philosophical, religious ideas.
who defines what's necessary? is it somebody like me or someone who works for the inclusion -- that's why we sued them. >> tucker: i don't know what's going to happen, but i know i'm rooting for them. thank you very much. >> thank you. >> tucker: well, time now for the friend zone. we bring on one of our friends here at fox onto the show, one of our best friends here at fox. he's one of the people who helps this place runs. he has just written a novel, which i have read, it's called "blood in the streets." he joins us now. so impressive. the obvious question, when did you write this? >> i wrote this back -- it started at a screenplay, so i wrote this years ago, 2003 to maybe 2006. and then i ended up turning into it a novel in 2012. and that was around the time you
read it. and you were so great to look it over and all that and it took a couple of years of refining it before i was able to get it out there. >> tucker: why did you write a screenplay and then a novel? >> i wanted to make it a movie. the book in this context now is very cinematic. i went to film school and my original idea was make a movie. so i wrote the screenplay and then i just couldn't get anybody to look at it for a couple of years. i had the idea that maybe it would be easier to turn it into a novel. in 2012 i turned it into a novel and then i finally got it out that way as this new novel. >> tucker: amazing. set where? >> in new haven, connecticut where i was born and raised in the '70s. it's a fiction but it is in a historical context. >> tucker: interesting. this is one of those books that
i think really has only been read inside fox news. i keep getting texts and emails. what's the reaction? >> people close to me have and say they like it. i think they're just being nice. i've been with the material so long in my head that it's surreal that i never envisioned it being out there and people will have a reaction to it. it's just kind of almost -- i'm taken aback that people are actually interested and talking to me about it. and i'm like, wow, i never saw this day coming. so it's surreal. >> tucker: better than the alternative. i've written ignored books before. are you writing a sequel? >> yes, there is a sequel which will be a prequel. >> tucker: a sequel which will be a prequel? >> yes. >> tucker: i'm too dyslexic to know that what means.
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>> tucker: this is a fox news alert, certainly surprising. a federal judge in texas has just struck down obamacare -- true story. judge reed o'connor says the individual mandate is unconstitutional and because it cannot be separated from the rest of the law, the entire law is invalid. the individual mandate you will remember was previously upheld by the supreme court but on ther grounds that it was a tax. the fine for not following the mandate was eliminated last year, it's no longer a tax. the ruling will certainly be appealed. obamacare was passed on march 21, 2010, signed three days later. wow.
didn't see that coming. that's it for tonight and for the week. man, it went fast, like all good things. we'll be back monday at 8:00, the show that is the sworn enemy of lying, pomposity, smugness, and groupthink. dvr it if you can figure out how to do that. mr. chaffetz in for sean right now. ♪ >> jason: welcome to this special edition of "hannity," trump versus the establishment. i'm jason chaffetz in tonight for sean. lots of breaking news tonight," with president trump naming mick mulvaney as his new chief of staff and earlier, special counsel robert mueller release documents in the michael flynn case. joining is now is kristin