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After 'Spirited' Meeting with Pelosi and Schumer, Trump Remains Steadfast on Shutdown
President Trump is not backing away from the proposed $5 billion budget for his controversial border wall, even after a contentious meeting with Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-NY) and House Speaker-designate Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) in the Oval Office yesterday.
The president even going so far as to say he would be "proud" to initiate a government shutdown if he did not receive full funding for the wall.
Meanwhile, President Trump continues to tout the amount of people vying to fill John Kelly's position as Chief of Staff, even as his reported top choices showed a lack of interest in the job. In a new interview with Reuters, the president asserted "I have at least 10-12 people that want it badly...I'm in no rush."
Also this morning, we'll bring you the latest on Michael Cohen's legal standing as he prepares for sentencing later today.
It's Wednesday, December 12th, 2018. Welcome to Morning Joe.
|Dec 12, 2018|
Top Congressional Republicans Brush Off Trump's Alleged Hush Payments
On the heels of the Mueller probe's bombshell allegation that President Trump himself directed former fixer Michael Cohen to funnel hush money to two women before his 2016 presidential campaign, top Republicans are now dismissing the findings.
Meanwhile, newly released poll numbers from CNN are now showing Americans' approval of the president's handling of the Russia investigation at an all-time low of 29%.
And, later this morning, Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-NY) and House Speaker-designate Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) are set to meet with President Trump at the White House over the budget for his proposed border wall amid the threat of a potential government shutdown.
It's Tuesday, December 11th, 2018. Welcome to Morning Joe.
|Dec 11, 2018|
Trump Continues Collusion Denial Even as Damning Evidence Mounts from Mueller Filings
We're digging into the details of the most recent court filings released by the Mueller investigation that say President Trump directed his former lawyer Michael Cohen to funnel hush money to two different women.
On the Russia front, the documents allege that the president was involved in discussions about the potential procurement of a Trump Tower located in Moscow, and that Cohen was offered "political synergy" by an unnamed Russian during Trump's 2016 campaign.
We'll break down the latest Special Counsel findings, as well as new information regarding the perplexing and secretive relationship between Jared Kushner and Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman.
It's Monday, December 10th, 2018. Welcome to Morning Joe.
|Dec 10, 2018|