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That's where it worries me that the President apparently has been pressing the intelligence community to find what he wants to find, the question should be,' Where did the virus come from ?' not' Don't you think it came from a lab ?' ... Because if they taint the intelligence before it gets to them, they're going to make bad decisions.
I don't think that was appropriate, but I suspect he now thinks that, too, it was at the very beginning, had it been an ongoing pattern, I think it would be a greater concern. But I think he's demonstrated through the course of the investigation that he's sticking with it in a non-partisan way and a serious way. ... I wish that hadn't happened, but I don't think it taints his work on the investigation.
I don't think that there's evidence yet available to the public where there would be more or less a consensus that this was an appropriate path, my concern is that if impeachment is moved forward on the evidence that we have now, at least a third of the country would think it was just political revenge and a coup against the President.
Frankly, (the visa waiver program is) a greater vulnerability than the issue of the Syrian refugees who have to go through an 18-month to two-year vetting process. Very few get through it, most of them are women and children and elderly people. So let's focus our attention where the greatest threat is.