BERKE: Do you hear that, sir? That was you saying, on MSNBC, you don’t ever remember the president ever asking you to get involved with Jeff Sessions or the Department of Justice in any way, shape or form. That wasn’t true, was it, sir?LEWANDOWSKI: I heard that.BERKE: And that was not true, was it.LEWANDOWSKI: I have no obligation to be honest with the media, because they’re just as dishonest as anybody else.BERKE: So — so you’re admitting, sir, you were not being truthful in that clip. Correct?LEWANDOWSKI: My interview with Ari Melber ...BERKE: Yes.LEWANDOWSKI: Can be interpreted any way you'd like.BERKE: Let me — would you like me to play it again?LEWANDOWSKI: You're welcome to, please.BERKE: All right. One more time.(BEGIN VIDEO)LEWANDOWSKI: I don’t ever remember the president ever asking me to get involved with Jeff Sessions or the Department of Justice in any way shape or form ever.MELBER: OK. So — so ...(END VIDEO)BERKE: And sir, it is true in May 2019 you absolutely remembered when the president asked you to deliver a message to the attorney general of a speech for him to give related to the special counsel investigation, isn’t that correct?LEWANDOWSKI: I’d have to think about it.
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