Veteran SDNY Prosecutor Talks Rudy And Prosecuting Real-Life Gangsters | MSNBC

Veteran SDNY Prosecutor Talks Rudy And Prosecuting Real-Life Gangsters | MSNBC 1


In this exclusive interview with MSNBC’s Ari Melber, legendary prosecutor and former U.S Attorney for the Southern District of New York, Bob Fiske, offers insight into the unwavering dedication of federal prosecutors who maintain focused investigations even as they intersect with political issues. Fiske, a predecessor to Rudy Giuliani at SDNY, also reacts to Giuliani now being a subject of criminal investigation by the office he used to lead; and reflects on what it was like to prosecute the real-life gangsters portrayed in the new Martin Scorsese film “The Irishman.” Aired on 12/26/19.
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Veteran SDNY Prosecutor Talks Rudy And Prosecuting Real-Life Gangsters | MSNBC

65 Comments on "Veteran SDNY Prosecutor Talks Rudy And Prosecuting Real-Life Gangsters | MSNBC"

  1. 4 presidents in history have had this fate. Let’s hope Donald gets the same.

    • @Maga 4Eva3 I can’t wait to see a little red laser dot on ya dear leader’s forehead, it’ll bring So much joy to the world!

    • @Maga 4Eva3 I’m still here. I guess my constitutional rights don’t apply to you idiots. Now come gimme a kiss

    • FollowingUsernamesR | December 26, 2019 at 9:02 PM | Reply

      @AL- BOT Trump supporters are conspiracy nuts. They ABSOLUTELY believe in that, and even crazier things. This is what we get for our failure to teach civics, critical thinking and ethics in schools… Cut education funding and now we have a bunch of weirdos who believe anything they hear repeated enough…

    • @FollowingUsernamesR I like the way you put that, Nice work

  2. Trump to be President is not business or it’s no TV show! After your Prisidentsy life in USA becoming like 3 World Country you like your lovely Friend Dictator Vladimir Putin trying make usa like North Korea?, Russians Trolls cant help you!

  3. michael dowson | December 26, 2019 at 5:51 PM | Reply

    Frank Costello of Murder Inc. made sure he had judges in his pocket. Trump and the GOP are appointing loyalists to the bench in all the lower courts, so the Supreme Court doesn’t matter very much.

    • @Quadir Mayo Muslims not wanted

    • @Quadir Mayo Meyer Lansky was Lucky’s casting vote though!

    • @Iain Herridge When his friend Benjamin “Bugsy” Siegel was stealing money from The Commission while trying to make The Flamingo a success, Meyer tried to reason to Lucky, then in the end voted to put a contract out on Bugsy.

      PS, Fred Trump had connections to Carlo Gambino and the Gambino Crime Family. Roy Cohn was a lawyer for Carlo and 2 other family bosses.

      When Guiliani put away a lot of Italian Mafioso, weirdly coincidental the Russian Mafia established themselves in New York City with free will to do whatever without consequences because they had a lot a politicians and law enforcement on their payroll or in their back pocket(legal bribes).

    • @Kathleen Dunlap : Wish it were so, but it’s not. TO remove a Federal Judge requires an impeachment in the Senate. As long as the Republicans hold control there, there will not be any purging of the grossly incompetent currently being ramrodded through the Senate.

    • You’re thinking Albert Anastasia. He ran murder inc, Franky wasn’t in power during that run or ever associated with them.

  4. Make Racists Afraid Again | December 26, 2019 at 6:02 PM | Reply

    Evil Trump has been Impeached.
    Now let’s remove him.

    • @Maga 4Eva3
      Our founding fathers were liberals. Now GFY

    • Kathy Franklund | December 26, 2019 at 8:36 PM | Reply

      Kristin Kimberly Yes putting put the fear of God ,or should say the fear of putin in the Trump.You better lose our phone calls or your dead. Trouble or do whatever he can to protect himself and his family.

    • Not much of an impeachment. Never authorized by legislation. Rushed. Charges that are impossibly amorphous and baseless. No evidence.

    • @Kristin Kimberly agree joe quid pro quo 30330 must never be allowed near the White House, even within a 100 meters because he is totally corrupt and a child molester.

  5. Richard Gruetter | December 26, 2019 at 6:05 PM | Reply

    All the tax cuts in the world are not worth giving up our freedom. Where are the wealthy Republicans who value our values. Give this President a full and fair de novo trial. Bring on the evidence and the witnesses what ever they have to say no matter who calls them.

    • Kristin Kimberly | December 26, 2019 at 6:46 PM | Reply

      Exactly!!! Thank you. A REAL trial!! With the witnesses, and documents necessary for a true trial!! Not a Senate Majority leader screaming that he’ll already be a partial juror!!? They need to take an oath on that. If he takes that oath, and has been saying the opposite, I don’t think he’s honoring oath worth shyt and should get in legal trouble! Same as Lindsey Graham.

    • Kristin Kimberly : gaol for Senators declaring their illegal intent or actions.

  6. We as Americans always fought against corruption. Bows to the religious/moral folks. I’m not. But we need to fight it forever, and keep our character. Trump is corrupt naturally.

  7. Kathleen Tyson | December 26, 2019 at 6:51 PM | Reply

    One can only hope Trumps disgusting past will converge with his contemptible deviant shameless corrupt present dealing of our country our democracy put people and our beloved constitution those who continue to lie for him and KNOW he is. a tyrannical piece of crap will go down in history just as he will as the most reprehensible administration in the history of our country.

    • Yours is a run-on sentence and poorly punctuated. If you supported the shampeachment, then it is highly unlikely the U.S. Constitution is beloved by you.

    • Karl K : fair comment on Kathleen’s bot-like grammar; your IRA programmers are getting much better Vlad.

  8. People like Trump only face the law when the law has the honesty and the integrity to prosecute them. Trump has so many judges in his pocket from the district to the supreme court to live out his life without seeing the inside of a cell. McConnell stalls introducing laws so that he can appoint judges. Apparently the count so far is 170 new judges, many with dubious experience and integrity.

    • Lets hope for some to be arrested forced to resign and impeached for conduct. They are not above it. The conduct worthy of removal.

  9. Trump should see crime doesn’t pay. Cheaters are Losers. No One Trusts TRUMP !

  10. Remove the fake president. Belongs in a psych ward

  11. Nominating and electing Trump to be president was as bad as nominating and electing the gangster Al Capone to be a president. And just like Trump, Capone was guilty of many serious felonies but was charged and convicted of only two: tax evasion and failing to file a tax return. In Trump’s case, it would have exponentially increased the effort to arrive at an impeachment by having
    to document everything to include all the criminal activities he has engaged in since being elected. And continues to do so at this moment. So I believe serving him with only two counts of high crimes and misdemeanors was sufficient and necessary to impeach and remove from office. Also, Trump should be served with multiple impeachments as he rides on top of this one-man crime wave inside the White House.

    • Nathan gant…and you didn’t mention that Capone also contracted syphilis and it rotted out his brain like MAGGOTS and reduced him to a drooling mental case till he died. Amen.

    • Kathy Franklund | December 26, 2019 at 8:46 PM | Reply

      Tim Debaney let’s not forget that the iris is beholden to trump. They will not release his tax returns even though he is the president. Did Dr do all of his documents. I bet if we get the true documents it would show he still is beholden of all of his companies that he said he would give up to become president.

    • Legal scholars would disagree with you. Having an undeveloped evidentiary record is no way to impeach a U.S. President. You are rationalizing Leader Pelosi’s unauthorized, unfair, rushed, and exceedingly weak shampeachment.

    • Karl K : Russian trollbot repetitively spewing antifacts and emotional crap.

      ‘Undeveloped evidentiary record” – lolololol ! More explicit evidence presented than any previous impeachment, despite Vlad’s and Don’s hiding every scrap they could.

      You’re too silly to hold your IRA job for Don and Vlad.

      You need to improve your skills quick, or it’s the gulags if Vlad sees your childish efforts Karl.

      Think of what Putin’s going to do to your family too mate.

  12. Trump is a wannabe gangsta. A wannabe dictator. He is an imposter. David Dennison and John Baron would agree.

    • And John Miller and John Barron (same pronunciation as “Baron”), Trump’s other aliases – that I know about, would also agree.(Edited to include “(same pronunciation as “Baron”).

    • Republicans should be embarrassed by this guy, not celebrating him.

    • Pres. Trump is the leader of the free world.

    • Karl K : tell that to the refugee babies and kids locked in squalid cages by your Oringe Hero Vladbot.

      You Russian troll bots are quite busy today.

    • william carter | December 26, 2019 at 9:56 PM | Reply

      Cindy Yeager Even calling him that is too much credit he’s a coward protected by power an I wonder doesn’t he even have a set attached too him or is a heifer !!

  13. Manfred Bartels | December 26, 2019 at 8:02 PM | Reply

    A moron and con artist like Trump can appoint judges it’s unbelievable and really scary.

  14. Well i would say the Fat Orange Turd of the United States is the head mob boss, however it’s really Putin, sorry Fat Orange Turd. Oh and instead of all those hotel deals you and your family are working on guest what, you’re going to prison instead in 2021, yay 2021!

    • jim minniehan…the Trumps syndicate can capitalize on his imprisonment by introducing line of designer orange prison jumpsuits. His and her outfits for Kushner and ivanka also. XXX-large size for the fat boy.

  15. ma,ma gee's gospel | December 26, 2019 at 8:23 PM | Reply

    Trump and Rudy are Magnets for every Criminal, They can make Contact with and Recruit, And if One gets Locked up, They’ll soon find Another and keep Rolling ! 🙄

  16. this was fascinating. before trumputin, i didn’t know anything about sdny or the other federal courts but am now very much a fan. ty mr fiske and mr melber.

  17. Trump and all his little men it’s just a matter of time. Before all all of the facts come out. And you can no longer dispute them. Trump single-handedly ruined our government and Country.

  18. Richie Tattersall | December 26, 2019 at 8:46 PM | Reply

    Former Trump employees that are currently locked up, are kicking themselves for NOT stopping Trump running for President, if they had, they wouldn’t have been busted.

  19. Seven Nine Three | December 26, 2019 at 8:56 PM | Reply

    Trump loyalists behave like they are possessed or have a sickness.. These normal lifelong officials have a different professional presence. People like Rudy Giuliani and Bill Barr act like they’ve been brainwashed and don’t care that they are assassinating their own reputation for a lawless corrupt trash bag..

  20. Didn’t Say Jack About Rudy Colludy Did They Graduated A Ex-Prosecutor To The tRump/Russian Mob ? Are They Gonna Teach Rudy His Lesson Or Is Rudy Gonna Walk Unscathed ? ( They Got The Reciepts On Him For Damned Sure ) … We’ll See . ( If Rudy Walks They ( SDNY ) Have No Real Credibility … It Will Be Accredited To The Overall Dominate Arch Of White Supremacy Inherent Nazi Infiltrated American Brand Racism Cause tRump Is The New Protype For Hate The Yrs To Come … Don’t Let Us Down SDNY Don’t Let Us Down All Of Us Are Not Blind To Whats At Stake With Either America Or Will It Be AMERIKKKA ?

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