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Our governor joins right now exclusively governor -- that you.
-- Neil how are you I'm OK it's -- did too did the David Paterson situation not you know clearly apples and oranges and a lot of ways.
Except for this common -- be established party and in this case the White House abandoning.
Each of you.
What do you make -- Well I don't know the circumstances of governor Paterson I will say that unlike governor Paterson.
I didn't quit and I'm still not quit and I'm fighting.
Because in my case I've -- actually nothing long.
And there was a prairie lawyer from Illinois a young one who actually went to New York in February -- march of.
1816 you give a speech at the Cooper you Cooper's union where he said this was Abraham Lincoln.
Right makes might.
I have right on my side and that's more powerful than the establishment that's trying to.
Did she didn't move -- and do something that would not be the right thing my advice to governor Paterson and I don't know the circumstances.
If he didn't do anything wrong then you shouldn't quit.
You should fight if you believing that things you -- for people released.
I didn't really lender how or people will have to set -- you know he's staying there and yet and you.
Of course were were were forced out but but.
I guess what I'm asking is does it make a big difference or use swimming upstream.
When in this case the administration abandons.
For different reasons but.
When when the wind up saying you gotta go -- we're not supporting him and established party says you gotta go we're not supporting you know.
Makes -- tough.
Well again -- I don't know the circumstances surrounding governor Paterson whatever accusations have been leveled against him let me say this.
The president of the United States is not -- the governor of New York the people of New York picked the governor of New York.
And if the governor of New York believes what he's doing right is right for the people and he did nothing wrong that he has to make a decision on what is best for the people of his state.
Irrespective of what the president even of his own party says.
Again in my case I was -- accused of things I didn't do President Obama and I have mutual relationships.
They're all caught up in my situation I'll have an opportunity hopefully to play every -- -- -- tape recording in my case I vast.
That the government agreed to play every taped conversation play all the tapes -- -- -- me because it'll show that I've done nothing wrong.
Yeah that is then governor I mean that's gonna happen one in April and -- that that -- -- It is scheduled to begin in June and down.
I've -- and ask my lawyers to petition the court and they have.
Asking that every taped conversation be heard in court and my accusers have declined to comment.
It's it's a situation that's very upside down with regard to government -- governor Paterson.
I don't know the nature and extent of what his challenges are.
But -- he did nothing wrong and he believes in what he's doing for the people he shouldn't quit -- he should fight I think the American people are looking for people.
Cool willing to stand up to the power and are willing to fight back on behalf of the people and maybe governor Paterson could be a champion for them if in fact.
He's got right on his side.
Right well I don't there -- so nice differences you're quite right governor and an idiot and governor Patterson's involved and -- might have beaten up a young woman and the governor's office might have.
Kind of cost her we don't know that a lot that has to come out yet.
The bottom line it was such heavy baggage -- -- he decided not to run.
Ahead -- said all of that -- is it fair to say -- that when you you're issue comes to trial.
Is there going to be a lot -- there that could embarrass the president could embarrass Rahm Emanuel.
Well again I'm the one who's been -- -- -- -- by my government.
Hundreds of hours of taped conversations and yet unlike Richard Nixon and Watergate I -- all the tapes -- My accusers -- have gone to court.
And gave it received a court order -- -- me.
From telling you.
What's on those tapes my lawyers and I we've heard the tapes would be dying to tell you what's on awaits you I'm not -- -- -- -- Euro would they ask this question.
By lawyers and I combined we've heard all of the candidates today and -- -- radio you're saying.
And let me say this.
Before I heard the tapes I said play all the tapes because I knew and I know.
I did nothing wrong -- -- -- -- -- long and that whatever I said was lawful and appropriate and now having heard them without commenting on them.
Nothing has changed my position -- -- -- later on them.
Popular front but is it I don't wanna give things -- -- of the trial obviously right but it is it fair to say.
Is that it does the president featured on any of those tapes -- a lot of Rahm Emanuel.
Again I can tell you what I recollect I had conversations with senator Harry Reid about the senate seat.
With senator Menendez from New Jersey the head of the democratic senate campaign committee are right about that in my book Rahm Emanuel I had conversations and a lot of other people.
We said that we we would probably say hi there -- -- that states are are of conversations with the above mentioned.
I I can't tell you what's on the tape segments that we -- -- telephone conversations with them they take my telephone calls.
I'm prohibited by court order that my accusers got from telling you exactly what's on them -- I would love -- to tell you and the American people what's on those states.
If you make a valid argument -- governor really -- -- -- you've been keeping very busy ahead of that had evidence of they may be.
You know you're trying to provide for your family what could be if if things go bad you couldn't open a slam without a but but.
This apprentice -- -- go on that's getting an enormous amount of -- and I'm I'm wondering why you did that.
And did you foresee the reaction -- -- obviously -- -- -- -- this is this next guy's career TV over.
Well you know -- -- never envisioned.
Any life in reality type of vision and and I must say I I I didn't watch those shows when I was governor then everything changed and and become dominant position now with these accusations.
That it's very -- -- -- old friends who are afraid to talk to because they don't want would you have in your life and -- and so.
You got -- -- -- a future for your family we have two young -- my wife and I.
And I've been fortunate and blessed unlike many Americans who've lost their jobs like I have.
Unlike them we've been given my wife and I opportunities for why didn't television -- any difference.
Well you know Donald Trump is is a great iconic American who knows what it's like to -- reach the heights and then tumbled down and then pick himself.
-- -- notice but if you have a great had a hair is he jealous of your hand.
I'm Donald Trump is the boss he's the power to fire used to when it comes ahead hair cut his hair trumps mine not bad all right I'm.
Your thoughts on the president now governor.
You you know these these -- Dudley Hart was in health care you know his approval numbers have gone -- seriously -- -- seriously fast -- event.
I'm disappointed in my fellow Democrats in the Democratic Party had a unique in golden historic opportunity to bring about real meaningful change.
After he was elected Harry Reid and Nancy Pelosi have significant majorities of Democrats because of president Obama's coattails to change things.
They missed opportunities on health care for example by wasting time and not actually forcing an issue that they promised the American people line.
Now the Democrats -- -- about the public option that I know many of your fox viewers disagree with I have -- -- disagree with them.
The public option is a fair way to correct the marketplace in give people options where they otherwise can't afford insurance.
To sell -- the public option to not require insurance companies to cover preexisting medical conditions.
Two essentially have a bill that was written by the insurance industry and and the Democrats the people's party try to claim that that's Health Care Reform.
And and they have a summit that was all really about positioning posturing -- got a little -- I guess but it hasn't wasted time.
It was the Democrats -- a foundation and rightfully so that the Republicans don't want to work with them which unfortunately is true there's no bipartisanship there.
That Obama the Democrats will go back to some other Democrats on offense and say.
We'll try to work with them but they don't -- -- work with us -- -- health care do you think when they -- and you'll be reelected governor.
Well I think is way too early and there's still plenty of time for him.
Begin is moving in the right direction I'm disappointed that President Obama like President Bush bailout the big banks they bailed out Wall Street.
The where is the bailout for the people who look at after the taxpayer.
What they ought to do is figure out ways to help consumers.
Meet their credit card bills when they're paying 30% interest to American Express and visa no one's bailing -- the American people the Democratic Party my party.
Supposed to be a party for the people President Obama you've got -- gift.
It's great oratorical skill use it and get those fellow Democrats to be for the people not for these big banks and big insurance count or.
Real quickly and finally governor if you're exonerated in this trial on earlier -- hopefully you will they are you gonna run for all.
You -- I've spent virtually all all of my adult life I was a former prosecutor to legislator congressman governor with the biggest state.
You know working for people -- and for the average guy.
The ordinary person who generally didn't have a voice when I was governor nowlin on we spent a health care more than any other state every child got health -- -- -- So are you asking me what I like to come back and do what I've done for most of my public life.
Like a book I read recently where -- edited by great comebacks.
I believe in great comebacks and by the way your stories and inspirational one to menial so lot and yes I'm not ruling myself not -- someone is gonna come back and be.
The guy I was before -- after average ordinary citizens who otherwise get screwed by the big powerful special interest in the political establishments of both parties.
Well you know you're still you still -- -- governor very good very good having him.
We'll see if things -- -- nice to have -- -- all right.
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