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Chris Wallace asks Pompeo about the NYT report on Rosenstein
‘Fox News Sunday’ anchor Chris Wallace asks Secretary of state Mike Pompeo on Deputy Attorney General Rosenstein allegedly recording of President Trump talk secretly.
Secretary of state Mike Pompeo, said in an interview with Fox News to air Sunday, to help civil servants to be on Board with President Trump ‘ s mission, “should you find something else to do.”
Pompeo was asked by “Fox News Sunday” host Chris Wallace about a New York Times report that the Deputy attorney General Rod proposed by Rosenstein in the last year, secretly recording President Trump expose chaos in the White house and to bring members of the Cabinet invoke the 25th Amendment to remove him from office.
“I’m not going to comment on that in any way, other than to say: I’ve pretty clear my since the beginning of the service here in this government, if they are not on the team, if you don’t have the support of this mission, then maybe you should find something else to do,” he said.
ROSENSTEIN DISCUSSES, ALLEGEDLY WEARING A ‘WIRE’ TO INVOKE THE 25TH AMENDMENT AGAINST TRUMP
“I said that my older colleagues, I have said that it is the junior people at the CIA and the State Department; we all need to try to help President Trump ‘s mission to achieve,” he said. “And I hope that everyone in every Agency: DOJ, FBI, State Department, on this mission.”
Asked whether the cabling of the President and spoke about the 25-Change that “you said not on the team,” Pompeo: “Not remotely.”
According to The times, none of Rosenstein, the proposals were traded, and it remains unclear the level of severity Rosenstein had, if you the proposals.
“I remember this meeting, and remember, the wire, the comment,” a source who was in the room, told Fox News. “The statement was sarcastic, and was never discussed, with the intention of recording a conversation with the President.”
Rosenstein has adamantly denied the allegations in the times’ story.
The “New York Times” the story is inaccurate and factually wrong,” he said in a statement to Fox News on Friday. “I’m not going to comment further on a story which is obviously biased against the Department and are on the rise, your own personal agenda. based on anonymous sources, But let me be very clear: Based on my personal dealings with the President, there is no basis to invoke the 25th Amendment.”
In another statement, he said with emphasis, “I’ve never followed, or authorized the shooting of the President, and any suggestion that I advocated for the removal of the President is absolutely wrong.”
On Saturday, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte, R-Va., said on “Cavuto live,” Rosenstein should resign if the allegations were true.
“If these allegations are true, they are very serious allegations, and I would say, Yes, Mr. Rosenstein, would be well advised to step aside, the President and the attorney General would be well in their right to the termination of his employment relationship.”
Fox News’ Brooke Singman and Jake Gibson contributed to this report.
Adam Shaw is a reporter covering the American and European politics for Fox News.. He can be reached.