tv The Beat With Ari Melber MSNBC June 28, 2021 3:00pm-4:00pm PDT
these are extraordinary times. the beat with ari melber starts now. >> thank you so much. welcome to the beat. i am ari melber. this week starts with new confirmation of the escalating criminal probe into the trump administration. here's what we know. the new york d.a. is preparing charges. that fact is not even in dispute. donald trump's own corporate lawyers confirming today they have been advised some kind of charges are coming. two, those charges are coming fast. this could be next week or as soon as this week. three. as a final step before any charges, today is the legal deadline for the trump organization to make any final arguments for why the d.a. should not indict. and four, there are several signs this case will begin with narrow financial charges about tax evasion and benefits, not
going after donald trump himself yet. a top organization lawyer speaking out on what the d.a. told him today, that indictments focus on benefits and alleged tax evasion, not going after donald trump, at least in the main first round. that suggests if not trump there will be indictments of other people like the cfo or indictments of the company or part of the company or both. indict the company, the people, both, and according to the initial leak, not indicting the former president. the lawyer is using this time, speaking out today, inflection point to criticize the narrow approach by the d.a., saying the case after all of this sounds like small ball. it is crazy. regardless of the facts, any indictments at the top of the
former president's company, the indictment of the trump organization or would be part of that, it is a huge deal, it is his lifeline and business. on the beat, we first started on june 2nd that a likely legal avenue would be a corporate indictment. that still puts pressure on top executives and on donald trump, especially if it spurs legal cooperation. after the past few weeks, regular viewers may recall we did a different report before the newspapers reported on the prospect. we reported on just how much you indict the company, we heard from syvance's indictment, he said there's a strong case to indict or part of it. as for other executives.
many sources point to the trump organization cfo. weisselberg could be the first indicted and is refusing to cooperate in the probe. if there are charges next week or this week, that changes everything for him. he will face a major decision, start talking about everything he knows that goes on in this company or risk going to prison. and he has very little reasons to think that his boss, if you have evidence to convince them, you take it all together, some of it is familiar, just as you heard about alleged financial misconduct by donald trump through his adult life. whenever you hear about that, not just about donald trump as a person, although most people
will be accused of tax evasion or misconduct, most don't run companies of one kind, it is one avenue. the other financial details i am not going to get into at this moment -- it is called the trump organization, a family business. when we hear this company may be indicted itself or part of it for tax evasion, that itself does connect back to donald trump. and the second piece which i am about to get into with my experts relates to something trump lawyers said, if you want to look at it clearly and fairly, you can't dismiss any of it. it would be true, this much investigation with the supreme court to get tax returns. avoiding fringe benefit taxes -- we are covering a grand jury
process. if you have been with me on the beat, watching the news, i bet you remember the mueller grand jury. remember how it started? with indictment of a guy named george papadopoulos. it took months longer in that very effective prosecution. people across the spectrum credit mueller for that. took months and months to get to senior people and to paul manafort and roger stone at the end with stuff. i can't tell you where we're going. i can only report these avenues as we have been trying to do. i can tell you a trump lawyer would be onto something if next round of challenges are the only winz, might be underestimating how big this could get if the early charges are an effort to flip mr. weisselberg, put pressure on corporate entities and go after the rest of what they found, if they found anything. now we turn to the experts.
joined by neil catchel, and joan walsh. i mention we have a witness in the probe, michael cohen, joining me shortly in the hour which should be interesting given his role. neil, your view on the flurry of reporting, escalation of a probe that as we documented seems to be starting with some of the tax issues by individuals within the company. >> well, ari, the 24 hour deadline the prosecutors gave the trump organization means that they've had a steep hill to climb. i've seen a lot of tight turnarounds in my legal career, even i think a 24 hour deadline to construct an alternative reality is rough going and that's what they've had here. you know, this path has been in the circle since the supreme court ruled 9-0 to turn over donald trump's tax returns to the prosecutors, and now what
trump's lawyers are saying this is insignificant, it is not even a charge against donald trump and the like, and i think i loved the set piece. it put this in context. anyone that knows anything about criminal prosecutions, you don't just run in and charge the big fish right away, you build a case slowly, methodical. first round of the emron indictments didn't name ken lay, it started two years earlier with arthur anderson and the like, and then ken lay was criminally indicted and convicted of ten counts. this was the first move, not the last one. >> before i bring in joan on a wider context, to that point, neil, we have been following as we did in the mueller probe, sometimes if you have a play book you use it, we tried to talk to people that prosecutors are interested in talking to, they make for interesting fact witnesses. here's some of what we heard from them. >> when donald said numbers are certain things, allen said numbers are certain things,
they're not adding up. >> i actually went through a situation where i was asked to literally build false financials for my business. then went into donald's office and donald said did robert and harvey talk to you about the numbers and i said yes, they did, but let me explain why i can't redo the numbers because they won't be true. and he just said we need new numbers. >> i present that to you, neil, counselor, because those kind of allegations are highly serious, if the initial reporting is correct, and we'll see what we get when we get it, it would suggest that the initial charges wouldn't hit those things, alleged corporate malfeasance or crime on behalf of the whole company. can you speak to what that means in the order you describe? >> yeah, so that's exactly the point which is you start with the smaller things as a prosecutor and then go up to the bigger things. prosecutors bear the burden of
proving their case beyond a real doubt, here you've also got the trump machine throwing up muck, saying these are prosecutors going amuck, democratic prosecutors and radicals and all sorts of stuff, so as a prosecutor what they would tell me is yeah, i already have folks giving me a lot of evidence against the trump organization, but what i really want to do is make sure as squeeze and use the criminal tools and prosecutions against others to build the case against the big fish. i think that's what we'll see the first stages of going on today. >> all right. we did the law, did some of it in the lead, neil and i did it. we're ten minutes into the hour, joan. this is still bigger than the law by which i mean the technical rules under new york statutes. this is the former president of the united states who sold himself as a great business person and who now conducts his life, including potential of running for president again through this company. what does it mean, joan, if
trump's own lawyers seem to be bracing for part of the company is indicted within the next two weeks? >> i'd like to say it makes a huge difference, ari, but i am not sure it does. we've seen the examples of trump university, trump foundation, all of the scandals and just disgusting behavior. we've seen so many reports of malfeasance in the trump organization. i don't know that it is going to change the minds. people who voted for him five years ago or even a year ago because he's a good businessman, we're not paying very close attention. what i do think, though, is it puts a lot of pressure on the people around him, puts a lot of pressure on his children. you know, i don't just think about him or weisselberg and weisselberg's children but ivanka, jared, don and eric, i don't know about tiffany, but there's a lot of people who have
a hand in this thing and whose reputations are also dependent on this. i think neil makes and you make a great case, these things tend to start with smaller fish so you know, i think it is news that trump's lawyer told politico they're not going to touch him, it is a scandal that is this small, it may start small, but i don't expect it to stay small. >> with regard to where it could go and pressure, i mention the former deputy, he talked about other measures that could come into play more likely later in his view, but he is close to this, including heavier personal charges like rico. take a look. >> it is a natural thing, complex white collar cases to consider filing charges. advantages are it has a strong penalty. lot of white collar crimes carry weak penalties or felonies. mandatory time in state prison for individuals and up to eight
and a third to 25 years, very serious crime. >> neil, what would it look like to have an on ramp to that kind of pressure, and in fairness on the other hand, what would it look like if this is as far as they go, the new d.a. comes in january and they're only doing this chunk of the case? >> yeah, so i think you know right now they're starting with the low-hanging fruit. it doesn't get bigger. we're talking about the trump organization being criminally indicted, different than trump university and simple penalty case. if they're convicted beyond a reasonable doubt, that is really quite an extreme thing. unlikely for some of the other things, lot of people around trump accused of things, trump pretends not to know him or michael cohen. can't do that about the trump organization. that is literally the organization that president trump built and his children run.
so it is harder for him to run away from it. the other thing i would say, even smaller indictments couldn't undermine the trump organization financing, it is rumored the trump organization is leveraged with billions of dollars in debt. many times loan agreements say the loan can be called if the organization is indicted. that could put another squeeze on donald trump apart and beyond the law itself. >> that's a possibility and it would depend on individual banks if hands aren't forced. joan, final question to you big picture is more metaphysical. are you ready for that one? >> whoa, yeah. >> how as society do you think everyone should deal with the understandable fatigue for all this stuff and what is sometimes called looking backwards by nonlawyers, lawyers say every case is about the past, you don't prosecute future crime, but that's a cultural mood after
what everyone was subjected to for four years. how do you contrast that with all of the other conversations about the idea there has to be more accountability and things people got away with will be worse if they keep getting away with it? >> well, i totally agree with that. i don't think we can really afford any kind of outrage fatigue, legal fatigue, let's get on with it, let's move ahead. we have a lot of avenues for pursuing the different cases. we've got new york d.a. and the new york attorney general, that's great. we need a lot to go on in the justice department frankly in washington and elsewhere as we learn more about what kind of pressure trump was bringing to bear against his so-called enemies and the role of the justice department there. we cannot afford to look away from any of what's happening, and then january 6th and the republican refusal to take that insurrection seriously. i know it is a lot. we have a lot of different ways
of investigating it. i think it is important that the people behind the last five or six years, as well as the trump organization long aparent history of wrongdoing, it is important that they're all brought to justice. i'm not tired yet. >> i appreciate both your views from differing perspectives about a story that continued to accelerate. to paraphrase, there's something happening here, but what it is is getting more and more clear. i think we'll learn a lot in the coming days and calling on you if the news go there. thanks to both of you. i want to tell viewers, we have a fact check on bill barr as he admits he knew trump was lying. big news how vaccines may protect you from covid for years. special guest, chairman of moderna. first, witness michael cohen on what he expects as we go forward on this big news week. stay with us. s big news week. stay with us ries? we invited mahault to see for herself that new dove breakage remedy
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>> you're welcome. good to see you. >> reports confirm some of what we have been reporting. what is it based on your knowledge of the company that indictments are coming soon, they'll begin with issues around the cfo weisselberg and indicting the company you're part of. >> i'm not sure the indictments don't start as early as tomorrow or wednesday, the d.a. has been very busy putting this case together, they have millions of documents. i said this on the show before, allen weisselberg is not the key to the indictment, it is not weisselberg oracle -- or calamari. you know that as well as anybody. one of the things about weisselberg, they claim he is not cooperating, he is actually
the opposite, he is refusing to cooperate. that's okay. because right now they're in the investigation stage. it is always easy to be tough when you're in the investigation stage. once the indictments come in, it is a total different game. now what's on the line is your freedom and based upon the allegations being brought against weisselberg and others, you're looking at potentially ten years. rest assured, the game is not stacked in your favor, and the lawyers will turn around, especially that they're being paid by trump now that stay, stay the course, like was told of me, stay the course, stay on message, do what you need to do. don't worry, donald is there for you, he loves you and is going to protect you, he will never let anything happen until it is michael who? he will be faced with a choice.
>> you're making sound points, you lived it. very brief sound here that some might have forgotten which is so relevant, mr. weisselberg provided some information in the investigation that touched on as we reported payments that he, you and donald trump arranged. this is how donald trump talked about that incident and mr. weisselberg's role. >> 100% he didn't. >> okay. >> 100%. he's a wonderful guy. it was a very limited, little period of time. >> that was a period of time not to belabor the point, as you accurately said, donald trump did not stand by you, he did publicly stand by mr. weisselberg when it was convenient for both of them. if there's a charge and indictment against weisselberg, what's going to happen in your view, and do you think mr. weisselberg could change his mind? >> absolutely, again, it is distinction between the investigation and indictment, and it is not just the
indictment of allen, it is indictment of his sons as well. both of them had involvement with the trump organization, barry as an employee, jack as part of ladder capital, but again, it is not just weisselberg. you have calamari being looked at for the same allegations brought against weisselberg. >> catching people up, former bodyguard and executive who is also according to "the wall street journal" under the same scrutiny. >> that's exactly correct, when it comes to having rent free apartments and vehicles, being involved in other aspects of the trump organization which the d.a. is seriously looking at. on top of that, let's not forget, jeff mcconney, assistant controller, works specifically for weisselberg. he's already been before the grand jury, take his testimony, take the testimony of jen
weisselberg, half dozen other people, couple that with the documentary evidence, rest assured, allen doesn't want to spend his golden years with his children in prison. that i can tell you for certain. >> jumping in again. i want to get you on another part of your experience and expertise that most people don't have, which is why it is interesting to listen to you, whether people agree with you or not. you were a trump laura long time. that's a certain kind of job. i quoted what some of the trump lawyers are saying today. can you give us insight into what their public strategy is, what they might be doing with the d.a., how much of it is being quarterbacked or coached by donald trump himself because they're opening on a very bill barrish style, before we get news or indictment, they have their version why it is not a big deal, that can or cannot work, any expertise on that as a
former trump lawyer? >> sure. i understand whether it is those that went in to speak with the d.a., none of it is the decision making by the lawyers. it is all being orchestrated by donald and everybody runs around him trying to do what it is he wants to be done in order to appease the king, and what's going to ultimately happen, he has no idea what he is facing. >> let me press you. there are folks that looked at the mueller probe and thought bob mueller knows what he is doing, donald trump doesn't know this game. a lot of people got indicted, i wouldn't call it a success for mag a land, but he saved his own skin. what do you say to the argument or view that donald trump is back at it and with no disrespect to law school, didn't go there, seems to know his way around a mix of lying and lawyering. >> well, donald trump's big out is the fact that there are no
emails or text messages because he has no email address and doesn't text message. however, all of the documentation refers back to the boss or to him by name and so on, and yes, it is not a slam dunk since you don't have emails from his email address since he doesn't have it, but if everything and everybody acknowledge the same thing, that everything was done at the direction of and for the benefit of donald j. trump, including when it comes to taxes where i believe he will look to throw the accountant and accounting firm under the bus, they all then have to come out and defend themselves, leaving trump by himself, and eventually this is what's going to happen as a direct result of indictments that are going to be coming out. >> all makes sense on more than one angle. speaking to you as a witness in this very case, someone that provided testimony, michael cohen, thanks for coming back on "the beat."
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school system in america. i don't want to make this speech about me, but i just want to talk about what's happening to our culture. take back our school boards, county boards, city council. we will take back our culture. >> this is familiar terrain for the republican party, that the culture has somehow been taken, but by whom and what are they getting at. traffic in anti-immigration politics. >> block by block, my friends, we must take back our cities and take back our culture, take back our country. >> for many washington republicans, buchanon talked merck first. so much of what truck has done
was plagiarized. here we are, republicans shut out of federal power, they have not been able to summon majorities of voters in presidential elections, there are obstacles to voting, we covered that extensively, and these kinds of tacts. ron johnson who opposed creation of juneteenth, and then learned what people thought about that when he tried to politic by going to celebrate at one of the first juneteenth celebrations. >> i support celebrating emancipation of slaves. didn't understand why the only way to do that is give 2 million federal workers a day off, but the rest of congress wants to do that. i won't stand in the way. >> thanks for being here. >> thank you. i'm sorry, i'm in the house now, housework is going on.
thanks for having me. >> great to have you. is that the vote, bell to go vote? >> almost. yep. almost. >> we'll keep it moving, congresswoman. want to get into several things with you. first, it is politics. your response to what we're seeing here which is very specifically in the context of a lot of independent and republican voters backing the biden domestic agenda, spending bills, this refrain to so-called culture war. >> first of all, just listening to the rhetoric taking back our culture, what culture, what culture is that, what culture are you taking back. when i think about all of this rhetoric about the critical race theory, first of all, it is just a scare tactic to make people not want to, because we are doing a lot of talk and pushing hard to make sure black lives matter in this country and make sure that brown lives matter in this country and trans lives,
native lives, and they're trying to stop that. double we should teach history, history of the middle passage of slavery, do you believe you should teach the history of jim crow, should we teach about the bombings, race massacres, east st. louis, detroit, memphis, rose wood, chicago, springfield, do you believe we should teach those things or no, is that what you're saying, do you believe we should teach how the country, threat of this country, the legacy, is like a thread that's alive and well today in that massive incarceration and overcriminalization, should we teach that or are you saying no? >> those are entrenching questions when you talk about facts of the past which are apparently uncomfortable for some.
i did want to get into policing, an issue i know you care a lot about. i saw the headline, i'm curious, like to tell viewers when we know things and don't, like we have clues about earlier stories tonight. we really can't tell now what's going on with the george floyd justice in policing act. there's a headline, lawmakers are reaching bipartisan agreement on police reform, call it preliminary bipartisan agreement after months of debate. interestingly some leaders credible on the issue are saying yeah, they're going somewhere. do you have insight on this, can you tell us would that include reforming police immunity in court which is a sticking point, and do you think it goes far enough? what do you think of it, what do you know about it? >> so i will say that i am not at the table, i was not at the table. i don't know what the answer to that is right now but i have been very clear i wouldn't
support anything that didn't end qualified immunity. i led a letter with ten colleagues saying this is something that we need you to address. we didn't change our minds. >> can i ask you a follow-up? i think on this issue, we're drilling at the same point, i want it to be coming through. we are hearing a process where the republicans have significantly delayed whether or not the george floyd act goes anywhere, then demanding concessions like potentially stripping police immunity reform which is important to you. and at the end, my question to you, partially facetious, how many republicans vote for it at the end anyway. >> right. exactly. stop being hypocrites. i am saying that because i'm sitting and watching. these are the same folks say to me she wants to defund the police, but they're the ones that defunded the police.
100% of them voted against supplement for capitol police and so on. and it is hypocritical. i will say this, that we cannot throw crumbs at a situation and tell people that this is your food you ate and expect that everything changed the way we're asking for it to change. no. actually make policy decisions that save lives, that change situations. why do we have to beg to not be murdered, to not be killed, to not be disproportionately hurt and without a target and attacked by police in this country. all we're asking for is the regular. we're asking for tuesday. let us be regular, give us our rights in this country. that's what we're asking for, shouldn't have to legislate to do it in 2021.
>> i wanted to do a policy shoutout. you're working on a new bill about mental health responders. tell us about that. >> people's response act. need everybody on it. people's response act says the doj no longer should be the ones that dictate response to public safety. it should be health issues, should be under health and human services, should be a health response. it is a $10 billion that gives social workers, mental health workers, doctors, nurses into communities to help deal with issues of mental health and substance use crises and so much more. >> interesting. and again, goes to something we have covered sadly on the tragic ending of the incidents sometimes where you say why did they come in with hard force, but it is not always clear where it went wrong, having more
mental health work on the front end may avoid tragedy. interesting. want to get into that. congressman bush, thanks for being here. >> appreciate it. when we come back, new study how long covid vaccines might work. we'll tell you. first, bill barr says he knew donald trump's 2020 election lies were, i can't say what he called them. many are saying his new attack puts himself in the hot seat. we'll explain next. we'll explait my auntie called me. she said uncle's had a heart attack. i needed him to be here. your heart isn't just yours. protect it with bayer aspirin. be sure to talk to your doctor before you begin an aspirin regimen.
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eliminate covid-19. good news, our vaccines are effective against the delta variant. >> number one, do you agree. number two, why is the vaccine the main effective? >> well, the data so far suggests that that's the case. certainly we're continuing to study not only the delta variant but any and all variants that appear. in fact even think ahead as to what variants may appear based on the trajectory of evolution that we're seeing to try to see whether even the variants we haven't yet seen could be counteracted. the reason the mrna vaccines are effective so far is because they mount a very robust response, perhaps more than we needed to tackle the original strain of the virus that started spreading.
when we and others thought about designing these vaccines and dosing them, we had that in mind in that we didn't want to just get away with adequate protection knowing that variants will come along and make the protection somewhat more challenged, and that's in fact what we're seeing. unfortunately, we have enough head room to be able to handle it so far. >> we've talked here on this program and others who cover it about your results, about your success. i think it's quite clear. you're also on this forbes list here, i want to share with viewers. they looked at 40 billionaires who got rich, they say, fighting covid-19. they estimate your net worth is over $2 billion. do you think it's possible that you have too much money? >> well, look, i think that the discussions around the value that's being created is one discussion. what we focus on is impact.
and i can tell you that as a company, moderna and those of us involved in founding the company are working hard on making sure that we can have the maximum impact possible, not just with this vaccine but all the variant vaccines we're developing, not just for this disease but also the flu coming up over the next year and several other vaccines as well, about ten of them we're developing. so i'd say our focus is on having impact and we're happy to see the impact and we look forward to a lot more with this platform that we think is going to be very, very important for the future of public health and also therapeutic. >> but is there something wrong in capitalism or regulation when individuals have this much money or do you not think that's the right way to look at it? >> look, i think in the case of many who have been rewarded for the product of their innovation, the question is what does one do with those resources. and it's how do you direct them to actually create to have
social exact and through philanthropy which i and many others are actively engaged in. i think the resources that can go to that will have even more benefit and that's the way i look at it. >> understood. i really appreciate you joining us and covering more than one topic. again, you talk about impact, i think we've seen it. there's tremendous impact here and so much of it has been positive. the good news on the resilience of the vaccine's efficacy as well. i hope you'll come back. thanks for coming on the beat. >> thanks for having me again. >> appreciate it. when we come back, i want to talk about what maya wiley and "curb your enthusiasm" have in common with some behind-the-scenes footage we'll share for the first time. nes fo share for the first time r comfo, protected, and undeniably sleek. depend. the only thing stronger than us, is you.
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you've come to know. but then we also get some other ideas from guests or other special conversations that we think are we hope great but they don't always fit into the live broadcast. so right now i want to share some of that with you to give you some sense of what we're doing with "the beat" online. >> oh, my god, what time is it? >> it's time to do the interview, ari. put your phone down. >> it's a moment, it's a mood, it's a vibe. >> it's part of the trump m.o. >> he's a desperate man. >> michael and ari, it's like roger and me. >> what have you got? >> i'm at the emmys. i'm waiting to hear. >> what we need most is not ideology, it's evidence. >> this is fish. >> when are you going to call me? >> this week. >> okay. >> okay. >> okay. shoutout to dr. ruth and maya wiley and jeff wiley from "curb
your enthusiasm." this is something we try to do where, yes, it's a tv show but everything is evolving and there's a lot of cool stuff we're doing digitally. i just showed you some of those videos that look goofy or spontaneous. that's because they're sometimes life on the internet so they don't have all the tv magic but we think they're worthwhile. let me tell you how to connect with "the beat" online to see some of that if you never have. you can always finding us on social media, facebook or instagram or twitter, @ari melber or @thebeatwithari. you might catch that kind of thing, like me talking to maya wiley in a way that goes deeper or longer than what we do on the show. you can subscribe to my news letter at arimelber.com where we have highlights from "the beat." you can subscribe for free right now. i'll be doing updates about the trump org case just as we're
doing it here. that's my request to you. if you want to do it, please join us. if you don't, just meet me again sometime at 6:00 p.m. eastern on "the beat." that does it for us. "the reidout" with joy reid is up next. hi, joy. >> i think i'm following everything. i think i've got it all but i got you. >> we're good. >> i got you, all right. have a great evening. thank you so much. we begin "the reidout" with the hammer that's poised to drop on the trump organization. today marked a crucial deadline for donald trump and top executives at his company to avert the long anticipated reckoning that's coming their way. as "the washington post" reported late last night prosecutors in new york gave the former guy's attorneys a deadline of monday afternoon to make any final arguments as to why the trump organization should not face criminal charges over its financial dealings. that deadline has now come and gone and it could be the final step before criminal charges are