Read time: 1 minute

Joy Reid: Trump Seems 'Significantly Concerned' About Russia Probe

Why is Trump obsessed with shutting down the Russia probe?
Views:

On AM Joy, Joy Reid talked to cybersecurity expert Malcolm Nance about Donald Trump's reaction to the Russia probe.

"Behind the scenes, he seems to be significantly concerned about this probe," she said.

"There was a piece, NBC News did this reporting that Dan Coats, the director of national intelligence, told House investigators even though he wouldn't say it in the open hearing -- he said his feelings, he didn't want to talk about conversations -- but behind closed doors, he told the House committee that Trump did seem obsessed with the Russia probe."

"Sure, absolutely," Nance said.

"Why is Donald Trump obsessed with covering up this probe? It's a national counter-espionage investigation that now appears that it looks, based on the lawyers that director Mueller has hired, is now going into a massive financial fraud and RICO investigation.

"One of those two things is going to happen or both: espionage tied to dirty money, or a massive dirty money thing. Trump has to be concerned about that, and he thinks as a big New York real estate developer, he get away with it," he said.

"He's not going to get away with it. Mueller is playing a reality show called "Presidential Apprentice" and only one contestant and one result that comes from the end of it. You're either fired or not fired. I think Trump is terrified of that."

Can you help us out?

For 16 years we have been exposing Washington lies and untangling media deceit. We work 7 days a week, 16 hours a day for our labor of love, but with rising hosting and associated costs, we need your help! Could you donate $20 for 2020? Please consider a one time or recurring donation of whatever amount you can spare, or consider subscribing for an ad-free experience. It will be greatly appreciated and help us continue our mission of exposing the real FAKE NEWS!

More C&L Coverage

Discussion

New Commenting System

Our comments are now powered by Insticator. In order to comment you will need to create an Insticator account. The process is quick and simple. Please note that the ability to comment with a C&L site account is no longer available.

We welcome relevant, respectful comments. Any comments that are sexist or in any other way deemed hateful by our staff will be deleted and constitute grounds for a ban from posting on the site. Please refer to our Terms of Service (revised 3/17/2016) for information on our posting policy.

Please Do Not Use the Login Link at the Top of the Site.

In order to comment you must use an Insticator account. To register an account, enter your comment and click the post button. A dialog will then appear allowing you create your account.

We will be retiring our Crooks and Liars user account system in January, 2021.

Thank you.
C&L Team