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-- my next -- sat down with the Reverend Wright.
-- an extensive interview.
As part of his preparation.
Or the explosive new bestselling book I should say.
Joining me now former New York Times magazine editor in chief Edward Klein and his book is the amateur.
In the White House.
And I'm pleased to say we can make some good news here tonight it will debut at number one on the New York Times bestseller list.
This weekend so it is great to have you back with -- -- to be here -- congratulations I mean thank you that's that's great.
I'm I'm penny pinching myself to believe it.
Well -- you know and I know but a lot of folks and they and then national liberal media pinching themselves because.
This is it adds second visit to our broadcast.
And that much of the national liberal media is trying to ignore this book and -- you.
Well they're they're running stories about something that Romney did 46 years ago when he with a teenager cutting off -- -- but they're not.
Running stories that are in this book about the Reverend.
Wright claiming he was offered -- bribe but I Barack Obama's best friend.
And and I think a lot of people may be shocked to learn that you have.
Audiotapes of those conversations with -- room right.
And I'd like to play wanton right now and this is -- Reverend Wright.
Talking about truth and his relationship and -- And if we -- let's let's listen to.
And yes and he -- -- as as us.
He was confident he was very hopeful.
Pretty -- yes.
And you should we.
-- you're looking.
Sorry you see him.
-- Remarkable that unbelievable.
And and that problem is one that is obviously.
Not been at certain points at least.
Terrific burden -- to this president I should say too many.
Many presidents and politicians truth is not always are calling card yeah.
Report from his own pastor.
The implication is that Barack Obama had changed from somebody he had known in the past.
As what you thought was a special kind of politician.
To a run of the mill politician.
Who will say anything to get elected.
To have you seen any change in mean migration -- in his demeanor is values from the time.
That he's decided to Iran or they've ever parents are running.
I think when you know before he decided to run.
He was pretty open about his brother left wing points of view fact.
He was considered to be the most liberal member of the United States senate when he.
Was part of that -- Since he became president he's try to present himself -- the centrist as a moderate.
But in fact his policies have been anything but.
You know if -- you know it's there's so many sound -- here there was -- go through.
And I would just this is you're talking about thank you couldn't -- mansion.
A break between -- reverend right.
And the president.
Well let let's listen to to this part of the events interview.
-- -- -- This interpreted.
You know -- who.
And and said.
-- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- It's.
Your struggling -- through to even believe that this would happen.
In and also.
You're trying to make him a little more comfortable in in being forthcoming as well well I admitted you know I -- kissed up to the Reverend Wright to get him to open up.
And talk but I have to point out that I didn't go as far as Larry King when he had Marlon Brando on this -- on the lips I think given if Reverend Wright a French -- -- there's sighs of relief -- -- -- But let let's listen to the exchange.
Explain the relationship if you will between Eric Whitaker.
Reverend Wright your own views from making.
What -- sports.
Eric Whitaker is the president's best friends they met when they were met when they weren't Harvard.
And they've been friends ever since they play basketball together -- go on vacations together.
Eric Whitaker travel with the candidate Obama on his campaign plane.
And this is what.
This is -- river mine passed -- say about Eric Whitaker and proposition.
There's have a look at there are -- all those things and -- -- And -- often England have to preach at all between.
The what his way through -- The president's -- 150000.
Do you think a deal was done in some other fashion and some other way.
The Reverend Wright city turned down the yeah offer that he got a phone call from Obama.
Asking to meet him in this secure location.
-- he wanted nobody to know about the meeting and the rev Wright that what do you maybe you've been to my.
You've been to my living room a thousand times and in fact he had been.
In his home and many many times so he actually did they did beat and the Obama repeated that fame.
Request please don't talk.
And foreign goes inside the Obama administration.
The book is entitled the amateur Barack Obama in the White House you've had just -- --
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