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POINT. >> A SIGNIFICANT TEA LAEF TO PAY

>> A SIGNIFICANT TEA LAEF TO PAY ATTENTION TO.

ATTENTION TO. HALLIE JACKSON, THANK YOU FOR

HALLIE JACKSON, THANK YOU FOR THE REPORTING.

THE REPORTING. >>> LETS TURN TO CAPITOL HILL,

>>> LETS TURN TO CAPITOL HILL, JOINING ME IS DELAWARE

JOINING ME IS DELAWARE DEMOCRATIC SENATOR CHRIS COONS

DEMOCRATIC SENATOR CHRIS COONS WHO JUST A FEW HOURS AGO JOINED

WHO JUST A FEW HOURS AGO JOINED THE GROWING CHORUS OF DEMOCRATS

THE GROWING CHORUS OF DEMOCRATS CALLING FOR ACOSTAS

CALLING FOR ACOSTAS RESIGNATION.

RESIGNATION. SENATOR, GOOD TO SEE YOU.

SENATOR, GOOD TO SEE YOU. >> GOOD TO SEE YOU, KASIE.

>> GOOD TO SEE YOU, KASIE. >> SO YESTERDAY WHEN WE WERE

>> SO YESTERDAY WHEN WE WERE INITIALLY TALKING ABOUT THIS,

INITIALLY TALKING ABOUT THIS, YOU WERE TALKING TO SOME OF MY

YOU WERE TALKING TO SOME OF MY COLLEAGUES, REPORTERS IN THE

COLLEAGUES, REPORTERS IN THE HALLWAY, THE THINKING WAS

HALLWAY, THE THINKING WAS CONGRESSIONAL OVERSIGHT MIGHT BE

CONGRESSIONAL OVERSIGHT MIGHT BE ABLE TO TAKE CARE OF THIS, BUT

ABLE TO TAKE CARE OF THIS, BUT THIS CHORUS FOR CALLS FOR

THIS CHORUS FOR CALLS FOR ACOSTAS RESIGNATION WAS RISEN

ACOSTAS RESIGNATION WAS RISEN OVER THE COURSE OF THE LAST 24

OVER THE COURSE OF THE LAST 24 HOURS.

HOURS. WHAT MADE YOU THINK THAT THIS

WHAT MADE YOU THINK THAT THIS WAS THE RIGHT IS IT EP TO CALL

WAS THE RIGHT IS IT EP TO CALL FOR HIM TO STEP DOWN?

FOR HIM TO STEP DOWN? >> KASIE, THE MORE IVE HEARD

>> KASIE, THE MORE IVE HEARD ABOUT THE ARREST OF JEFFREY

ABOUT THE ARREST OF JEFFREY EPSTEIN AND THE VAULT FULL OF

EPSTEIN AND THE VAULT FULL OF INAPPROPRIATE PHOTOS OF

INAPPROPRIATE PHOTOS OF UNDERAGED WOMEN AND THE MORE

UNDERAGED WOMEN AND THE MORE IVE LEARNED ABOUT THE DETAILS

IVE LEARNED ABOUT THE DETAILS OF JUST HOW INAPPROPRIATE THIS

OF JUST HOW INAPPROPRIATE THIS SWEETHEART PLEA DEAL WAS, THATS

SWEETHEART PLEA DEAL WAS, THATS MORE THAN A DECADE OLD, BUT WAS

MORE THAN A DECADE OLD, BUT WAS CARRIED OUT UNDER THE DIRECTION

CARRIED OUT UNDER THE DIRECTION OF ACOSTA, THE MORE CONCERNED

OF ACOSTA, THE MORE CONCERNED IVE BECOME.

IVE BECOME. FRANKLY, AS IVE HEARD MORE AND

FRANKLY, AS IVE HEARD MORE AND MORE CALLS, NOT JUST FOR SOME

MORE CALLS, NOT JUST FOR SOME OVERSIGHT, BUT FOR SOME REAL

OVERSIGHT, BUT FOR SOME REAL ACCOUNTABILITY, THE MORE IVE

ACCOUNTABILITY, THE MORE IVE REACHED THE CONCLUSION THAT HE

REACHED THE CONCLUSION THAT HE HAS LOST THE CONFIDENCE OF SO

HAS LOST THE CONFIDENCE OF SO MANY IN MY CAUCUS THAT HE CANT

MANY IN MY CAUCUS THAT HE CANT CONTINUE TO BE AN EFFECTIVE

CONTINUE TO BE AN EFFECTIVE SECRETARY OF LABOR.

SECRETARY OF LABOR. >> HE HAS LOST SO MANY IN YOUR

>> HE HAS LOST SO MANY IN YOUR CAUCUS, BUT, FRANKLY, THE

CAUCUS, BUT, FRANKLY, THE RESPONSE FROM THE REPUBLICAN

RESPONSE FROM THE REPUBLICAN SIDE OF THE AISLE HAS BEEN

SIDE OF THE AISLE HAS BEEN CRICKETS RELATIVELY.

CRICKETS RELATIVELY. MITCH McCONNELL SAID HE DEFERS

MITCH McCONNELL SAID HE DEFERS TO THE PRESIDENT HERE.

TO THE PRESIDENT HERE. WEVE TALKED TO OTHER

WEVE TALKED TO OTHER REPUBLICANS IN THE HALLS WHO

REPUBLICANS IN THE HALLS WHO HAVE ESSENTIALLY SAID, YOU KNOW,

HAVE ESSENTIALLY SAID, YOU KNOW, IT IS UP TO THE PRESIDENT TO DO

IT IS UP TO THE PRESIDENT TO DO SOMETHING HERE.

SOMETHING HERE. WHY THE DIVIDE AND IS HE GOING

WHY THE DIVIDE AND IS HE GOING TO STAY LABOR SECRETARY UNTIL

TO STAY LABOR SECRETARY UNTIL REPUBLICANS DECIDE THAT THIS IS

REPUBLICANS DECIDE THAT THIS IS TOO MUCH?

TOO MUCH? >> WELL, THIS IS ANOTHER IN MANY

>> WELL, THIS IS ANOTHER IN MANY CASES THAT I HAVE FOUND

CASES THAT I HAVE FOUND DISTURBING WHERE THE PRESIDENT

DISTURBING WHERE THE PRESIDENT HAS STOOD BY AND DEFENDED

HAS STOOD BY AND DEFENDED MEMBERS OF HIS CORE TEAM OR

MEMBERS OF HIS CORE TEAM OR SENIOR STAFF ACCUSED OF SEXUAL

SENIOR STAFF ACCUSED OF SEXUAL IMPROPRIETY.

IMPROPRIETY. I WILL REMIND YOU OUR PRESIDENT

I WILL REMIND YOU OUR PRESIDENT WHEN HE WAS A CANDIDATE WAS

WHEN HE WAS A CANDIDATE WAS DIRECTLY ACCUSED OF SEXUAL

DIRECTLY ACCUSED OF SEXUAL ASSAULT BY A SIGNIFICANT NUMBER

ASSAULT BY A SIGNIFICANT NUMBER OF WOMEN AND SO, FRANKLY, WHAT I

OF WOMEN AND SO, FRANKLY, WHAT I FIND CONCERNING HERE IS THE

FIND CONCERNING HERE IS THE NUMBER OF MY COLLEAGUES WHO ARE

NUMBER OF MY COLLEAGUES WHO ARE NOT CALLING AT THE VERY LEAST

NOT CALLING AT THE VERY LEAST FOR MORE TRANSPARENCY AND MORE

FOR MORE TRANSPARENCY AND MORE ACCOUNTABILITY.

ACCOUNTABILITY. THERE IS GOING TO BE AN OFFICE

THERE IS GOING TO BE AN OFFICE OF PROFESSIONAL CONDUCT REVIEW

OF PROFESSIONAL CONDUCT REVIEW AT THE DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE,

AT THE DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE, BUT IM NOT AWARE OF REPUBLICAN

BUT IM NOT AWARE OF REPUBLICAN COLLEAGUES WHO ARE EVEN CALLING

COLLEAGUES WHO ARE EVEN CALLING FOR THAT REVIEW TO BE PUBLIC AND

FOR THAT REVIEW TO BE PUBLIC AND TRANSPARENT SO FAR.

TRANSPARENT SO FAR. >> YOU DID SAY YESTERDAY THAT

>> YOU DID SAY YESTERDAY THAT YOU DONT THINK THAT ACOSTA IS

YOU DONT THINK THAT ACOSTA IS GOING TO BE LABOR SECRETARY FOR

GOING TO BE LABOR SECRETARY FOR VERY LONG.

VERY LONG. WHATS YOUR THINKING BEHIND

WHATS YOUR THINKING BEHIND THAT?

THAT? I MEAN, WHAT COULD PUSH HIM OUT

I MEAN, WHAT COULD PUSH HIM OUT OF HIS ROLE IN YOUR VIEW?

OF HIS ROLE IN YOUR VIEW? >> WELL, PERHAPS I HAD

>> WELL, PERHAPS I HAD UNDERESTIMATED JUST HOW HARD

UNDERESTIMATED JUST HOW HARD PRESIDENT TRUMP WOULD DIG IN AND

PRESIDENT TRUMP WOULD DIG IN AND DEFEND SOMEONE WHO WAS

DEFEND SOMEONE WHO WAS RESPONSIBLE FOR INKING SUCH AN

RESPONSIBLE FOR INKING SUCH AN OBVIOUSLY INAPPROPRIATE PLEA

OBVIOUSLY INAPPROPRIATE PLEA DEAL FOR A SEXUAL PREDATOR.

DEAL FOR A SEXUAL PREDATOR. SO I CANT BELIEVE I AM STILL

SO I CANT BELIEVE I AM STILL SURPRISED BY ANYTHING THAT

SURPRISED BY ANYTHING THAT PRESIDENT TRUMP DOES, BUT I HAD

PRESIDENT TRUMP DOES, BUT I HAD BEEN ASSUMING GIVEN THE EARLY

BEEN ASSUMING GIVEN THE EARLY DETAILS I HAD HEARD YESTERDAY

DETAILS I HAD HEARD YESTERDAY ABOUT EPSTEINS ARREST AND THE

ABOUT EPSTEINS ARREST AND THE UNDERLYING FACTS AND THE PLEA

UNDERLYING FACTS AND THE PLEA AGREEMENT THAT HE WOULD BE

AGREEMENT THAT HE WOULD BE QUICKLY HEADED FOR THE EXIT.

QUICKLY HEADED FOR THE EXIT. NOW THAT PRESIDENT TRUMP IS

NOW THAT PRESIDENT TRUMP IS DIGGING IN AND DEFENDING HIM AND

DIGGING IN AND DEFENDING HIM AND RELATIVELY FEW OF MY REPUBLICAN

RELATIVELY FEW OF MY REPUBLICAN COLLEAGUES ARE SPEAKING UP,

COLLEAGUES ARE SPEAKING UP, ASKING QUESTIONS OR RAISING

ASKING QUESTIONS OR RAISING CONCERNS, HE MAY BE WITH US FOR

CONCERNS, HE MAY BE WITH US FOR THE LONGER HAUL.

THE LONGER HAUL. >> YOU HAVE A LEGAL BACKGROUND

>> YOU HAVE A LEGAL BACKGROUND AND ONE OF THE THINGS THAT THE

AND ONE OF THE THINGS THAT THE MINORITY LEADER CHUCK SCHUMER IS

MINORITY LEADER CHUCK SCHUMER IS CALLING FOR IS A RELEASE OF

CALLING FOR IS A RELEASE OF DOCUMENTATION AND INFORMATION

DOCUMENTATION AND INFORMATION FROM THIS REVIEW THAT WAS DONE

FROM THIS REVIEW THAT WAS DONE OF THE PLEA DEAL.

OF THE PLEA DEAL. WHAT DO YOU THINK WE COULD LEARN

WHAT DO YOU THINK WE COULD LEARN FROM THAT REVIEW?

FROM THAT REVIEW? THERE SEEMS IN PARTICULAR TO BE

THERE SEEMS IN PARTICULAR TO BE SOME QUESTIONS AROUND HOW MR.

SOME QUESTIONS AROUND HOW MR. ACOSTA TREATED THE VICTIMS OF

ACOSTA TREATED THE VICTIMS OF JEFFREY EPSTEIN.

JEFFREY EPSTEIN. >> WELL, I DONT THINK THERES

>> WELL, I DONT THINK THERES ANY DOUBT ABOUT A RULING BY A

ANY DOUBT ABOUT A RULING BY A FEDERAL COURT HOLDING THAT THIS

FEDERAL COURT HOLDING THAT THIS PLEA AGREEMENT WAS

PLEA AGREEMENT WAS INAPPROPRIATE, IN FACT, IT HAD

INAPPROPRIATE, IN FACT, IT HAD VIOLATED FEDERAL LAW BECAUSE OF

VIOLATED FEDERAL LAW BECAUSE OF HIS FAILURE TO NOTIFY THE

HIS FAILURE TO NOTIFY THE VICTIMS HERE, BUT WHAT THERE

VICTIMS HERE, BUT WHAT THERE ISNT MUCH KNOWLEDGE ABOUT YET

ISNT MUCH KNOWLEDGE ABOUT YET PUBLICLY IS EXACTLY WHAT

PUBLICLY IS EXACTLY WHAT INFORMATION HE HAD AVAILABLE TO

INFORMATION HE HAD AVAILABLE TO HIM AS U.S. ATTORNEY TO CHARGE

HIM AS U.S. ATTORNEY TO CHARGE JEFFREY EPSTEIN WITH, I ASSUME

JEFFREY EPSTEIN WITH, I ASSUME THAT WHERE SECRETARY ACOSTA IS

THAT WHERE SECRETARY ACOSTA IS GOING TO GO IS SAYING THAT HE

GOING TO GO IS SAYING THAT HE GOT AS STRONG A PLEA AGREEMENT

GOT AS STRONG A PLEA AGREEMENT AS HE COULD GIVEN LIMITATIONS IN

AS HE COULD GIVEN LIMITATIONS IN THE INFORMATION HE HAD AVAILABLE

THE INFORMATION HE HAD AVAILABLE TO CHARGE HIM WITH.

TO CHARGE HIM WITH. I FIND THAT NOT PARTICULARLY

I FIND THAT NOT PARTICULARLY CREDIBLE GIVEN JUST HOW MUCH

CREDIBLE GIVEN JUST HOW MUCH INFORMATION A "MIAMI HERALD"

INFORMATION A "MIAMI HERALD" INVESTIGATIVE REPORTER WHO I

INVESTIGATIVE REPORTER WHO I WILL REMIND YOU HAS DRAMATICALLY

WILL REMIND YOU HAS DRAMATICALLY FEWER PROSECUTORIAL AND

FEWER PROSECUTORIAL AND INVESTIGATIVE TOOLS AT HER

INVESTIGATIVE TOOLS AT HER DISPOSAL THAN A U.S. ATTORNEY

DISPOSAL THAN A U.S. ATTORNEY WHO HAS FBI AGENTS AND A GRAND

WHO HAS FBI AGENTS AND A GRAND JURY AND A SUBPOENA PROCESS THAT

JURY AND A SUBPOENA PROCESS THAT HE COULD HAVE USED.

HE COULD HAVE USED. WHAT WE DONT KNOW IS HOW STRONG

WHAT WE DONT KNOW IS HOW STRONG A CASE ACOSTA HAD AVAILABLE TO

A CASE ACOSTA HAD AVAILABLE TO MAKE AT THE TIME AGAINST

MAKE AT THE TIME AGAINST EPSTEIN, WHAT WE DO KNOW IS THAT

EPSTEIN, WHAT WE DO KNOW IS THAT THE PLEA AGREEMENT THAT WAS

THE PLEA AGREEMENT THAT WAS REACHED WAS INAPPROPRIATE, IN

REACHED WAS INAPPROPRIATE, IN FACT,

FACT, CONSULTATION WITH VICTIMS.

CONSULTATION WITH VICTIMS. >> AND WE DO KNOW THAT THAT

>> AND WE DO KNOW THAT THAT INCREDIBLE WORK BY THE "MIAMI

INCREDIBLE WORK BY THE "MIAMI HERALD" WAS DRIVEN QUITE A BIT

HERALD" WAS DRIVEN QUITE A BIT OF THE RENEWAL OF THE FOCUS AND

OF THE RENEWAL OF THE FOCUS AND DOJ INTEREST IN THIS CASE.

DOJ INTEREST IN THIS CASE. >> ABSOLUTELY.

>> ABSOLUTELY. >> HOW HARD, SENATOR, SHOULD

>> HOW HARD, SENATOR, SHOULD DEMOCRATS FIGHT TO GET HIM OUT?

DEMOCRATS FIGHT TO GET HIM OUT? WHAT TOOLS DO YOU HAVE AT YOUR

WHAT TOOLS DO YOU HAVE AT YOUR DISPOSAL?

DISPOSAL? >> WELL, IN THE HOUSE THEY HAVE

>> WELL, IN THE HOUSE THEY HAVE THE ABILITY AND THE JUDICIARY

THE ABILITY AND THE JUDICIARY COMMITTEE TO USE COMPULSORY

COMMITTEE TO USE COMPULSORY SERVICE SUBPOENAS TO GET

SERVICE SUBPOENAS TO GET WITNESSES TO COME AND TESTIFY

WITNESSES TO COME AND TESTIFY AND I SUSPECT THEY LIKELY WILL.

AND I SUSPECT THEY LIKELY WILL. ONE OF MY COLLEAGUES SENATOR

ONE OF MY COLLEAGUES SENATOR BLUMENTHAL HAS CALLED FOR

BLUMENTHAL HAS CALLED FOR OVERSIGHT INTO THE RELATIONSHIP

OVERSIGHT INTO THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN TRUMP AND ACOSTA AND

BETWEEN TRUMP AND ACOSTA AND EPSTEIN REGARDLESS OF WHETHER

EPSTEIN REGARDLESS OF WHETHER ACOSTA LEAVES THE CABINET.

ACOSTA LEAVES THE CABINET. THE LARGER ISSUE HERE REALLY,

THE LARGER ISSUE HERE REALLY, KASIE, IS ABOUT RULE OF LAW.

KASIE, IS ABOUT RULE OF LAW. I WILL REMIND YOU A TROUBLING

I WILL REMIND YOU A TROUBLING DEVELOPMENT TODAY THAT WERE NOT

DEVELOPMENT TODAY THAT WERE NOT TALKING ABOUT IS THE ARGUMENT IN

TALKING ABOUT IS THE ARGUMENT IN FRONT OF THE FIFTH CIRCUIT COURT

FRONT OF THE FIFTH CIRCUIT COURT OF APPEALS THAT WAS MADE IN THE

OF APPEALS THAT WAS MADE IN THE CASE TEXAS V.EUS WHERE THE TRUMP

CASE TEXAS V.EUS WHERE THE TRUMP DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE IS NOT

DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE IS NOT DEFENDING THE AFFORDABLE CARE

DEFENDING THE AFFORDABLE CARE ACT EVEN THOUGH IT WAS UPHELD BY

ACT EVEN THOUGH IT WAS UPHELD BY THE SUPREME COURT.

THE SUPREME COURT. THIS COULD HAVE A CONSEQUENCE

THIS COULD HAVE A CONSEQUENCE FOR 130 MILLION AMERICANS WITH

FOR 130 MILLION AMERICANS WITH PREEXISTING CONDITIONS WHO IF

PREEXISTING CONDITIONS WHO IF THE REPUBLICANS, IF THE

THE REPUBLICANS, IF THE ADMINISTRATION ARE SUCCESSFUL IN

ADMINISTRATION ARE SUCCESSFUL IN GETTING THE COURT TO OVERTURN IT

GETTING THE COURT TO OVERTURN IT COULD REALLY LEAD TO A

COULD REALLY LEAD TO A SIGNIFICANT LOSS OF COVERAGE FOR

SIGNIFICANT LOSS OF COVERAGE FOR MILLIONS OF AMERICANS.

MILLIONS OF AMERICANS. >> ITS DEFINITELY SOMETHING WE

>> ITS DEFINITELY SOMETHING WE ARE ABSOLUTELY PAYING ATTENTION

ARE ABSOLUTELY PAYING ATTENTION TO.

TO. SENATOR, BIG PICTURE HERE WITH

SENATOR, BIG PICTURE HERE WITH JEFFREY EPSTEIN, I MEAN, THE

JEFFREY EPSTEIN, I MEAN, THE REALITY IS, YOU KNOW, HIS ONLY

REALITY IS, YOU KNOW, HIS ONLY TIES TO PROMINENT POLITICIANS IN

TIES TO PROMINENT POLITICIANS IN THE UNITED STATES, ITS NOT JUST

THE UNITED STATES, ITS NOT JUST DONALD TRUMP, HE ALSO HAS TIES

DONALD TRUMP, HE ALSO HAS TIES TO BILL CLINTON, HE HAS TIES TO

TO BILL CLINTON, HE HAS TIES TO PRINCE ANDREW IN THE UK.

PRINCE ANDREW IN THE UK. WHAT DOES IT SAY ABOUT OUR

WHAT DOES IT SAY ABOUT OUR SOCIETY THAT THIS IS SOMETHING

SOCIETY THAT THIS IS SOMETHING THAT WAS ALLOWED TO CONTINUE AND

THAT WAS ALLOWED TO CONTINUE AND GO ON FOR SO LONG WITH SO MUCH

GO ON FOR SO LONG WITH SO MUCH SEEMING, YOU KNOW -- WITH IT

SEEMING, YOU KNOW -- WITH IT SEEMING TO HAPPEN BASICALLY IN

SEEMING TO HAPPEN BASICALLY IN PLAIN SIGHT?

PLAIN SIGHT? >> WELL, THIS IS PART OF WHAT

>> WELL, THIS IS PART OF WHAT THE WHOLE ME TOO MOVEMENT HAS

THE WHOLE ME TOO MOVEMENT HAS BEEN ABOUT WHICH IS TO FINALLY

BEEN ABOUT WHICH IS TO FINALLY BLOW THE WHISTLE ON THIS KIND OF

BLOW THE WHISTLE ON THIS KIND OF GOOD OLD BOY BEHAVIOR WHERE NOT

GOOD OLD BOY BEHAVIOR WHERE NOT JUST INAPPROPRIATE OR UNSEEMLY

JUST INAPPROPRIATE OR UNSEEMLY ACTION, BUT IN THIS CASE

ACTION, BUT IN THIS CASE ACTUALLY CRIMINAL BEHAVIOR,

ACTUALLY CRIMINAL BEHAVIOR, VULGAR AND REPEATED AND LONG

VULGAR AND REPEATED AND LONG STANDING ABUSE OF CHILDREN,

STANDING ABUSE OF CHILDREN, HUMAN TRAFFICKING, SEXUAL

HUMAN TRAFFICKING, SEXUAL EXPLOITATION OF TEEN AND PRETEEN

EXPLOITATION OF TEEN AND PRETEEN GIRLS WAS ALLOWED TO CONTINUE

GIRLS WAS ALLOWED TO CONTINUE BECAUSE OF THE INFLUENCE AND THE

BECAUSE OF THE INFLUENCE AND THE REACH OF THE RELATIONSHIPS OF

REACH OF THE RELATIONSHIPS OF THIS MR. EPSTEIN.

THIS MR. EPSTEIN. I AM VERY HOPEFUL THAT HE WILL

I AM VERY HOPEFUL THAT HE WILL FINALLY FACE ACCOUNTABILITY AND

FINALLY FACE ACCOUNTABILITY AND FACE A VERY LONG JAIL TERM AFTER

FACE A VERY LONG JAIL TERM AFTER THE ACTIONS OF THE U.S. ATTORNEY

THE ACTIONS OF THE U.S. ATTORNEY IN NEW YORK.

IN NEW YORK. >> SENATOR COONS, QUICKLY,

>> SENATOR COONS, QUICKLY, BEFORE I LET YOU GO YOU DO SIT

BEFORE I LET YOU GO YOU DO SIT ON THE FOREIGN RELATIONS

ON THE FOREIGN RELATIONS COMMITTEE AND I WANTED TO ASK

COMMITTEE AND I WANTED TO ASK YOU ABOUT SOMETHING ELSE THAT

YOU ABOUT SOMETHING ELSE THAT HAS BEEN QUITE THE TALK OF THE

HAS BEEN QUITE THE TALK OF THE TOWN HERE IN WASHINGTON AND THAT

TOWN HERE IN WASHINGTON AND THAT IS KIM DARROCH THE AMBASSADOR

IS KIM DARROCH THE AMBASSADOR FROM THE UK WHO OBVIOUSLY IS

FROM THE UK WHO OBVIOUSLY IS VERY WELL CONNECTED BOTH AMONG

VERY WELL CONNECTED BOTH AMONG THE PRESS AND LAWMAKERS HERE IN

THE PRESS AND LAWMAKERS HERE IN WASHINGTON.

WASHINGTON. DO YOU THINK HE CAN CONTINUE TO

DO YOU THINK HE CAN CONTINUE TO SERVE AS AN EFFECTIVE AMBASSADOR

SERVE AS AN EFFECTIVE AMBASSADOR CONSIDERING WHATS HAPPENED AND

CONSIDERING WHATS HAPPENED AND DO YOU HAVE ANY CONCERNS ABOUT

DO YOU HAVE ANY CONCERNS ABOUT THE SOURCE OF THESE DOCUMENTS

THE SOURCE OF THESE DOCUMENTS AND HOW THEY WERE LEAKED?

AND HOW THEY WERE LEAKED? >> WELL, KASIE, AS YOU KNOW, THE

>> WELL, KASIE, AS YOU KNOW, THE REASON THAT A NATION SENDS AN

REASON THAT A NATION SENDS AN AMBASSADOR OVERSEAS IS TO GET A

AMBASSADOR OVERSEAS IS TO GET A BLUNT AND CLEAR-EYED ASSESSMENT

BLUNT AND CLEAR-EYED ASSESSMENT ABOUT HOW A FOREIGN GOVERNMENT,

ABOUT HOW A FOREIGN GOVERNMENT, WHETHER AN ALLY OR AN ADVERSARY

WHETHER AN ALLY OR AN ADVERSARY IS FUNCTIONING AND SIR KIM

IS FUNCTIONING AND SIR KIM DARROCH THE UK AMBASSADOR

DARROCH THE UK AMBASSADOR CERTAINLY DELIVERED A BLUNT

CERTAINLY DELIVERED A BLUNT ASSESSMENT OF THE TRUMP

ASSESSMENT OF THE TRUMP ADMINISTRATION.

ADMINISTRATION. I THINK ITS UNFORTUNATE THAT

I THINK ITS UNFORTUNATE THAT THE LEAK OF THESE CONFIDENTIAL

THE LEAK OF THESE CONFIDENTIAL DOCUMENTS, THESE CABLES BETWEEN

DOCUMENTS, THESE CABLES BETWEEN THE UK EMBASSY HERE IN

THE UK EMBASSY HERE IN WASHINGTON AND THE HOME OFFICE

WASHINGTON AND THE HOME OFFICE IN LONDON IS CAUSING SOME

IN LONDON IS CAUSING SOME CHALLENGES TO OUR RELATIONSHIP,

CHALLENGES TO OUR RELATIONSHIP, BUT THE U.S./UK RELATIONSHIP IS

BUT THE U.S./UK RELATIONSHIP IS VERY DEEP, VERY LONG, ITS

VERY DEEP, VERY LONG, ITS ROOTED IN OUR SHARED VALUES AS

ROOTED IN OUR SHARED VALUES AS WELL AS OUR SHARED INTERESTS AND

WELL AS OUR SHARED INTERESTS AND ITS MY HOPE THAT HE WILL BE

ITS MY HOPE THAT HE WILL BE ABLE TO CONTINUE AS AMBASSADOR,

ABLE TO CONTINUE AS AMBASSADOR, BUT IF NOT THAT THIS WILL NOT

BUT IF NOT THAT THIS WILL NOT LONG HARM WHAT IS ONE OF THE

LONG HARM WHAT IS ONE OF THE MOST IMPORTANT RELATIONSHIPS IN

MOST IMPORTANT RELATIONSHIPS IN THE HISTORY OF THE UNITED

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