Fox & Friends complains about congressional oversight of Trump: “The idea is to slowly wear down the public”

Brian Kilmeade: “Questioning the Trump Organization, what does that have to do with the Trump presidency?”

From the March 4 edition of Fox News' Fox & Friends:

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BRIAN KILMEADE (CO-HOST): Where does this come from? I've never heard anything like this in my life through every administration, Democrats or Republicans, in power or not in power in the House. This is out of control. Look at the people and look at the issues they're going to be investigating. Questioning the Trump Organization, what does that have to do with the Trump presidency? The CFO, Allen Weisselberg, will be called in. They're going to look at things like Deutsche Bank, why did Deutsche Bank do business with Trump when other firms would not? Felix Sater, who's been, everybody knows, a partner of Trump in the past, including downtown Trump hotels.

But the big question they're going to have is, they're not going to have a cooperating witness like Michael Cohen. They're going to have people here who don't hate the president speaking up. They're going to look for his tax returns, they're going to look at the Trump Foundation, and they're just going to try to find something that they could bring forward. And my feeling is, the president has got to stop -- he's got to push back just as hard. I hope he's got a team of bright lawyers to make sure -- if they did something, look at it. But if you're out there searching through somebody who's been a successful international businessman for 50 years, you're going to find something to run on.


STEVE DOOCY (CO-HOST): The plan is, let's go slow, let's just haul everybody out who's ever had “Trump Organization” in their business card for hearings and stuff like that, and the idea is to slowly wear down the public. “Look at this guy, can you believe he's president? He's a bad guy.” 

JEDEDIAH BILA (GUEST CO-HOST): It's unprecedented. And why is it? It's because they're not getting what they want from the Mueller investigation, that's the bottom line. 


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