December 18, 2017

The Fox News hosts tried to parrot the allegation that Mueller's investigation broke some kind of law or moral clause when the GSA turned over Trump's transition team emails, but that's not the case.

The special counsel obtained all the emails legally and lawfully, but Brian Kilmeade was exceptionally peeved.

STEVE DOOCY (CO-HOST): Meanwhile you've got a bunch of people who had been working on the president's transition team. They're upset that they say Robert Mueller illegally got a bunch of email. He says he followed the law. Nonetheless, the sooner they get the investigation over the better for the White House. People inside the White House feel he is not going to fire Robert Mueller.

BRIAN KILMEADE (CO-HOST): And just so you know, when they had the transition, they go -- given the computers and everything during the transition, they said thank you very much. Now all of a sudden to this point if Robert Mueller needed somebody's email, he would say I need somebody's email, and they would give it to them. So now all of a sudden they go to the GSA and they say, hey, do me a favor, give me everybody's. And the GSA does without checking with the Trump administration. They say, wait a second you just can't grab all the transitions -- so if somebody -- if Ivanka emailed and said, "Don't forget to pick up such and such milk before soccer practice," that's all on Robert Mueller's?

DOOCY: But the problem is it's a government database. They're all government emails. So the government is entitled to it he's got an investigation, and the GSA said OK.

KILMEADE: Well, the Trump people said no. That's not what the assurances --

DOOCY: They don't like it.

KILMEADE: They don't like it. They even got assurances that wasn't the case.

These emails opened up a whole load of new possibilities for the special counsel to investigate and Trump's BFF's know it.

Ed. Note: Here's why "they don't like it." They thought they were going to get to lie about the contents of those emails. Some of them probably already have. Trump Junior spent 9 hours in front of the Senate Intelligence Committee last week, before he discovered Mueller had those transition emails. Others, including Hope Hicks, have been interviewed by Mueller's team before anyone knew those emails were in Mueller's hands. How many lies do you think they told? - Karoli

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