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Zimmerman Trial Continues; More of Travon Martin's Girlfriend's Testimony

Aired June 26, 2013 - 15:30   ET

THIS IS A RUSH TRANSCRIPT. THIS COPY MAY NOT BE IN ITS FINAL FORM AND MAY BE UPDATED.


UNIDENTIFIED MALE: The next one starts at 6:53:47 and ends at 6:53:55.

JEANTEL: Yes.

UNIDENTIFIED MALE: The next one starts at 6:54:00 and ends at 6:54:33.

JEANTEL: Yes.

UNIDENTIFIED MALE: The next one starts at 6:54:16 and ends at 7:11:47.

JEANTEL: Yes.

UNIDENTIFIED MALE: And then the next and final call on the list starts at 7:12:06 and ends at 7:15:43.

JEANTEL: Yes.

UNIDENTIFIED MALE: And these are represented to be the various phone calls not necessarily that you made. They could be that -- calls that Mr. Martin made to you.

JEANTEL: Yes.

UNIDENTIFIED MALE: But they were calls that you and Mr. Martin were on together that evening.

JEANTEL: Yes.

UNIDENTIFIED MALE: Do you remember about what time Trayvon Martin told you he was leaving the house to go to the store?

JEANTEL: Six-something. 6:00. Around 6:00.

UNIDENTIFIED MALE: Were you talking with him while he was on his way to the store?

JEANTEL: Yes.

UNIDENTIFIED MALE: And did you talk with him while he was at the store?

JEANTEL: Yes. UNIDENTIFIED MALE: And then did you continue to talk with him after he left the store?

JEANTEL: Yes.

UNIDENTIFIED MALE: Do you know which of these phone calls might have been the time when he was at the store?

JEANTEL: Nope.

UNIDENTIFIED MALE: There is a picture in evidence that shows Mr. Martin as the 7-eleven at 6:23 in the afternoon. Using that as a frame of reference, do you remember talking to Mr. Martin while he was inside the store?

JEANTEL: Yes.

UNIDENTIFIED MALE: And then there's also in evidence a telephone call that was made in connection with Mr. Martin being in the neighborhood at 7:09.

You don't see that one on here, but pointing that out to you for that time frame, from 6:23:49 until 7:09:11, I think -- OK.

That time period is what I'd like to concentrate on for the moment. Are you with me?

JEANTEL: No. You lost me.

UNIDENTIFIED MALE: Trayvon Martin was in the 7-eleven getting the snacks that you talked about.

JEANTEL: Yes.

UNIDENTIFIED MALE: At 6:23:49. OK?

Because his picture was taken by the camera at the store that's marked on that date and time.

JEANTEL: (Inaudible).

UNIDENTIFIED MALE: OK. And then the telephone call to the police that Mr. Zimmerman made is at 7:09:34.

So that's the time period I'd like to concentrate on for a moment.

JEANTEL: (Inaudible).

UNIDENTIFIED MALE: So knowing that Mr. Martin left the store at 6:23:49, or thereabouts, and Mr. Zimmerman saw him in the retreat at twin lakes complex at 7:09:34, are you able to tell me about what you and Mr. Martin talked about during that time period and where, if any, where he went other than to the complex where his father's fiancee was staying?

JEANTEL: That night? UNIDENTIFIED MALE: Yes.

JEANTEL: The rain had got him. The rain, the rain got -- he got caught by the rain. He was at mails ping place, the mailing area.

UNIDENTIFIED MALE: Did he tell you then as he left the store that it started to rain?

JEANTEL: Yes.

UNIDENTIFIED MALE: And that he ran to the -- or walked quickly to the mail area?

JEANTEL: Shortcut.

UNIDENTIFIED MALE: Pardon me?

JEANTEL: A shortcut to the mailing area.

UNIDENTIFIED MALE: A shortcut from where to where? Do you have any idea?

JEANTEL: No.

UNIDENTIFIED MALE: But he told you that he was going to run over to the mail area?

JEANTEL: Yes.

UNIDENTIFIED MALE: Do you know if that was the mail area that was in the complex where he was staying, or was that, perhaps, in another complex in between the story and where he was staying?

JEANTEL: The complex that he was staying on. Because I had asked him where he was at. He say he's in a place where his father is staying at.

UNIDENTIFIED MALE: It's also been indicated that it's about a mile, give or take a little, from the store to the complex where he was staying.

JEANTEL: No, I don't know where -- I don't know -- I never been there.

UNIDENTIFIED MALE: You don't have any idea, then, what the distance might be?

JEANTEL: No. I never been there.

UNIDENTIFIED MALE: So what I'm trying to understand from you at this point is, do you have any idea where Trayvon Martin went between leaving the store at about 6:23 in the after -- in the late afternoon before the phone call was made at 7:09:34?

JEANTEL: What? Repeat what you're saying. I'm confused. Repeat.

UNIDENTIFIED MALE: There's about 35 or 40 minutes there between when he left the store and when he was seen in the complex.

So I'm trying to understand from you, do you have any idea where he went or what he was doing at that point?

JEANTEL: He was at the mailing place, talking to me to check the television for the all-star game, did they start.

UNIDENTIFIED MALE: But he had to go about a mile to get from the store to what you believe is the mail place.

Was there any conversation about where he was going or why it would take him so long to get there?

JEANTEL: He was walking around.

UNIDENTIFIED MALE: In any event, what you believe is that after he left the store, he went right over to the mail place in the ...

JEANTEL: Yes. The rain had caught him.

UNIDENTIFIED MALE: ... complex? I'm sorry.

JEANTEL: The rain had caught him. From when he got caught by the rain. And he did a shortcut to the mailing area.

UNIDENTIFIED MALE: So are you saying, then, that what you believe, anyway, that he was in the vicinity of the mail area?

JEANTEL: He was right by the place that -- the place where the house is at, I think.

UNIDENTIFIED MALE: I don't follow you. Sorry. I'm trying to get just a sense of perspective.

As far as you can tell, from what you remember saying, was that -- that when Trayvon Martin said to you that he was in the mail area, that you believe that to be the complex?

JEANTEL: He was standing under -- he was standing under the mail area.

UNIDENTIFIED MALE: And you don't have any information as to where he went or why it took him so long to get there?

JEANTEL: No.

UNIDENTIFIED MALE: Let's talk for a minute about how you came to be involved in the case.

Do I understand correctly that the night of the event, you believed it was just a fight and that you did not think it was necessarily important to call anybody and tell them that you were on the phone with Trayvon Martin when whatever happened happened?

JEANTEL: I don't understand what you're talking about. What part are you at? That they -- the time -- after I got off the phone with Trayvon?

UNIDENTIFIED MALE: At that point, I believe you said that when the phone disconnected --

JEANTEL: I had called back.

UNIDENTIFIED MALE: And you got no answer.

JEANTEL: No answer.

UNIDENTIFIED MALE: And you believed that it was just a fight.

JEANTEL: And then I believed -- I told you, I had believed that it was just a fight. And he already told me he was by his father house. So I thought his father was going to help him. And I did hear like sounds from the background like people could help him. So I never thought it was that deadly serious. So I had called back a number before.

UNIDENTIFIED MALE: So your impression that night was that whatever happened, it was a fight. Correct?

JEANTEL: Yes. That broke out.

UNIDENTIFIED MALE: And you don't know exactly how it broke out?

JEANTEL: Well, no.

UNIDENTIFIED MALE: Correct?

JEANTEL: No.

UNIDENTIFIED MALE: What you do know, though, is there was a point in time when Trayvon Martin was saying to you he had lost the guy?

JEANTEL: Yes.

UNIDENTIFIED MALE: And that after that, there was a time when he said he sees him.

JEANTEL: Again.

UNIDENTIFIED MALE: Again?

JEANTEL: Yes.

UNIDENTIFIED MALE: And at that point you told him to run, and he said no.

JEANTEL: Because -- he said no because he was right by his father house. In my mind, like, a couple houses away.

UNIDENTIFIED MALE: What he did instead, though.

JEANTEL: Walk faster.

UNIDENTIFIED MALE: Right. But what he did instead was that he turned to George Zimmerman and said, why you following me?

JEANTEL: No.

UNIDENTIFIED MALE: That's the first thing you heard, wasn't it?

JEANTEL: I had closed the door. I had a Bluetooth on. I had a Bluetooth on. And he would have told me that he was going to turn around.

He did not tell me he was going to turn around, none of that, or he would just end the phone call with me.

He'd say, I'll call you back if he was going to do that.

UNIDENTIFIED MALE: After he told you that he saw the man again.

JEANTEL: He had saw the man again.

UNIDENTIFIED MALE: The next thing that you heard him say was why you following me?

UNIDENTIFIED MALE: Objection, your honor. Asked and answered.

UNIDENTIFIED FEMALE: Overruled.

JEANTEL: Next thing I heard, next thing I heard, I had closed the door. And I heard say Trayvon, why you following me. Yes. You can go. You can go.

UNIDENTIFIED MALE: I'm sorry. Takes me a little bit of time sometimes to come up with the next question.

JEANTEL: You can go.

UNIDENTIFIED MALE: OK. So at that point then was when you heard what you believed Trayvon Martin to have said, why you following me?

JEANTEL: Yes.

UNIDENTIFIED MALE: At that point, George Zimmerman said what are you talking about.

JEANTEL: What you doing around here. What are you doing around here.

UNIDENTIFIED MALE: When you talked with Mr. Crump, do you remember talking with Mr. Crump on the phone?

JEANTEL: Yes. No. Not really.

UNIDENTIFIED MALE: You don't really remember that?

JEANTEL: No. Because that day I was not really wanting to talk to him that much. Because I don't know him. I did not know him around that time. And I was so shaken up. And with everything -- really rush on everything. The interview. The -- everything that was going on. The only thing I thought was about going on that day was just the letter. The letter.

UNIDENTIFIED MALE: Maybe what we should do, then, is sort of fill in some of the gaps. If you don't follow me, just let me know. After the event on February 26th --

JEANTEL: Yes.

UNIDENTIFIED MALE: Then a day or two later you realized that Trayvon Martin had died.

JEANTEL: Yes.

UNIDENTIFIED MALE: And that you realized that you were the last person to have talked with him.

JEANTEL: Yes.

UNIDENTIFIED MALE: And you didn't report that to anyone?

JEANTEL: They said they had got the person who shot Trayvon. I never thought I was a witness of this situation.

UNIDENTIFIED MALE: We'll take that in smaller pieces, if we could. So you realized, then, that you were the last person to have spoken with Trayvon Martin.

JEANTEL: Yes. Because ...

UNIDENTIFIED MALE: But you did not report it to law enforcement?

JEANTEL: No. I thought they was to call you. Call the person. Like, track the number down. See who was the last person if somebody got shot.

UNIDENTIFIED MALE: oh, you said they were supposed to call you?

JEANTEL: Yes. They never did. So I thought I wasn't a witness. They had got the person. They already had the person who shot Trayvon. And I thought that the daddy was there, people was there. There was a witness.

UNIDENTIFIED MALE: You had learned, then, I take it, that Trayvon Martin died and that the person that had shot him had been identified?

JEANTEL: Yes. And was arrested.

UNIDENTIFIED MALE: Was arrested.

JEANTEL: Yes.

UNIDENTIFIED MALE: OK. So you thought case closed.

JEANTEL: Yes.

UNIDENTIFIED MALE: So you didn't contact anyone to say that you were the last person to have talked with him? JEANTEL: Friends.

UNIDENTIFIED MALE: Right. Not law enforcement or ...

JEANTEL: No.

UNIDENTIFIED MALE: ... or parents or anything like that?

JEANTEL: No.

UNIDENTIFIED MALE: So you thought, then, that somebody at some point would figure that out? With the cell phones? And then contact you?

JEANTEL: Yes. That's not what officers do? Do you watch "First 48"?

UNIDENTIFIED MALE: I didn't hear you.

JEANTEL: Do you watch "First 48"? They call the first number that the victim talked to.

UNIDENTIFIED MALE: I'm sorry. "The First 48"?

JEANTEL: A show, "First 48." When a victim die, they call the number that the victim called before they had -- they didn't call my number. So -- and they had already got the person. So case closed, I thought.

UNIDENTIFIED MALE: So some time passed, I take it, and you just assumed the case was over with.

JEANTEL: Yes. They already had the person who shot him.

UNIDENTIFIED MALE: And then that changed, I take it? You realized that, in fact, George Zimmerman had not been arrested?

JEANTEL: When the father -- well, that Sunday. After the father had called me. That second time.

UNIDENTIFIED MALE: You realized sometime between February 26th and the time that Tracy Martin contacted you that George Zimmerman had, in fact, not been arrested.

JEANTEL: February 26th?

UNIDENTIFIED MALE: Right.

JEANTEL: I thought he was arrested.

UNIDENTIFIED MALE: On February 26th, Trayvon Martin died.

JEANTEL: February 26th, this what I was getting from my friends. February 26th, they said Trayvon got shot. And Trayvon -- the person who shot Trayvon was arrested.

UNIDENTIFIED MALE: When did you learn that?

JEANTEL: My friend told me, like, that was a Tuesday. UNIDENTIFIED MALE: The two days afterwards?

JEANTEL: Yes. When I really found out that he was dead.

UNIDENTIFIED MALE: And then nobody else had called you about the case, so you didn't take it upon yourself to talk with anybody about -- anybody in law enforcement or anybody connected with ...

JEANTEL: No. I never thought I was a witness.

UNIDENTIFIED MALE: ... Mr. Martin's family? And then sometime passed, about March 18th, is that correct?

JEANTEL: Seventeenth.

UNIDENTIFIED MALE: March 17th.

JEANTEL: Saturday.

UNIDENTIFIED MALE: Pardon me?

JEANTEL: Saturday, March -- I think that was a Saturday.

UNIDENTIFIED MALE: It was a Saturday in March. About the middle of March?

JEANTEL: Yes.

UNIDENTIFIED MALE: Around the 17th or 18th, probably?

JEANTEL: Seventeenth. That was a Saturday.

UNIDENTIFIED MALE: Could we check that? You believe that the 17th was a Saturday? It could have been. I don't know. But that was -- that same weekend is when you got the call from ...

JEANTEL: The first phone call from his father. Actually, he asked me, he see I'm the last person who had talked to Trayvon. He --

UNIDENTIFIED MALE: So did he tell you that he had found the telephone record?

JEANTEL: No. He -- well, yes. He had seen that I had talked to tray Trayvon.

UNIDENTIFIED MALE: So Mr. Martin contacted you and he believed you may have been the last person to talk with his son, Trayvon?

JEANTEL: He saw me the last -- he seen on his son's -- I don't know. Phone record. That I was the last person that talked to Trayvon.

UNIDENTIFIED MALE: You -- what you took from that was that Mr. Martin had somehow identified your number.

JEANTEL: Yes.

UNIDENTIFIED MALE: As the last number.

JEANTEL: Yes.

UNIDENTIFIED MALE: And he called you about it?

JEANTEL: Had talked. Talked to Trayvon.

UNIDENTIFIED MALE: Correct. That the numbers matched up. The last one on the list.

JEANTEL: Yes.

UNIDENTIFIED MALE: At that point, did you know anything more about the case?

JEANTEL: Nope.

UNIDENTIFIED MALE: You didn't know that by then, George Zimmerman had not been arrested?

JEANTEL: Nope. I don't watch the news.

UNIDENTIFIED MALE: Nobody at school, nobody said your friend Trayvon Martin was killed.

JEANTEL: No.

UNIDENTIFIED MALE: And the person who shot him hasn't been arrested?

JEANTEL: No.

UNIDENTIFIED MALE: You had no idea?

JEANTEL: No.

UNIDENTIFIED MALE: In any event, when -- how about at the -- the wake that you talked about. I know you didn't go. But that was early March, correct? March 2nd or 3rd, around there? Do you know?

JEANTEL: March 2nd.

UNIDENTIFIED MALE: You had some friends that went.

JEANTEL: Yes.

UNIDENTIFIED MALE: Had anybody told you that had gone to the wake that they knew George Zimmerman had not yet been arrested?

JEANTEL: They didn't know either. They would have told me. They did not know either. They would have told me.

Trust me, they were texting me like crazy what was going on at the wake. They would have told me, but they didn't tell me that. They didn't know, either. After I brought it up like that Sunday that I had got a call for, um, his father.

UNIDENTIFIED MALE: So, in other words, there wasn't any talk at school, there wasn't any talk at the wake.

JEANTEL: Nothing about it.

UNIDENTIFIED MALE: Nothing in the news that you heard ...

JEANTEL: I don't watch the news. The only time I watch the news is for weather.

UNIDENTIFIED MALE: So by March 17th or 18th, you still didn't know that George Zimmerman had not been arrested.

JEANTEL: No.

UNIDENTIFIED MALE: You talked with Tracy Martin, and he said, would you talk with his lawyer?

JEANTEL: That Sunday, I had received a call from a 954 number.

UNIDENTIFIED MALE: Let's back up first to the conversation with Tracy Martin.

JEANTEL: That is that day. That's the day he told me -- well, not me, but would you talk to my attorney.

UNIDENTIFIED MALE: So in the call where he says he thinks you're the last person to talk to Trayvon Martin, he wanted you to talk to his attorney.

JEANTEL: Can you speak to my attorney?

UNIDENTIFIED MALE: And he did not ask you to contact law enforcement?

JEANTEL: No.

UNIDENTIFIED MALE: But he wanted you to talk to his attorney?

JEANTEL: Yes.

UNIDENTIFIED MALE: Did you know he had an attorney at that point?

JEANTEL: No.

UNIDENTIFIED MALE: Had you seen any press conferences or news or whatever in which --

JEANTEL: I told you, I do not watch news. I do not watch news.

UNIDENTIFIED MALE: So Mr. Martin asked you if you will talk to his attorney?

JEANTEL: Yes.

UNIDENTIFIED MALE: Then the next thing that happened was you got a call from a 954 number?

JEANTEL: Yes. UNIDENTIFIED MALE: And who was that?

JEANTEL: His father.

UNIDENTIFIED MALE: I'm sorry, I thought you were talking with tray von Martin's father and he wanted you to talk to his attorney.

JEANTEL: Yes.

UNIDENTIFIED MALE: What happened next?

JEANTEL: That was just it.

UNIDENTIFIED MALE: did you agree?

JEANTEL: Well, yes.

UNIDENTIFIED MALE: And at that point, you agreed because? Because you thought it was a racial thing of some sort?

JEANTEL: What? The situation?

UNIDENTIFIED MALE: Yeah.

JEANTEL: Not really. I was really confused.

UNIDENTIFIED MALE: Didn't you say in your statement the reason you got involved was because you thought it was a racial thing?

JEANTEL: What interview?

UNIDENTIFIED MALE: We'll come back to that, but let's continue with the sequence.

So after you had the conversation with Mr. Martin, her wanted you to talk to his attorney?

JEANTEL: Yes.

UNIDENTIFIED MALE: And then did you make arrangements to do that?

JEANTEL: Yes. Well, no.

UNIDENTIFIED MALE: Who made arrangements?

JEANTEL: Nobody. We just hung up the phone. That's it.

UNIDENTIFIED MALE: And then did you wait for someone to call you?

JEANTEL: Yes.

UNIDENTIFIED MALE: And who called you at that point?

JEANTEL: Not that day. The next day, March the 19th. That was a Monday. That Monday, I went to school, I got a phone call. I did not answer. They left a voice message, and then they left me a long text. UNIDENTIFIED MALE: When you say "they," who are you speaking of?

JEANTEL: His mother.

UNIDENTIFIED MALE: Do you know ...

JEANTEL: His mother.

UNIDENTIFIED MALE: Do you know tray von's mother to be Sabrina Fulton?

JEANTEL: Yes.

UNIDENTIFIED MALE: And Sabrina Fulton sent you a text wanting you to talk with the attorney?

JEANTEL: Yes.

UNIDENTIFIED MALE: And you agreed to do that later that day?

JEANTEL: Yes. I wanted to talk to my mother before I -- so she can agree for me to talk to her and her attorney.

UNIDENTIFIED MALE: Your mother was out of the country, though?

JEANTEL: Yeah.

UNIDENTIFIED MALE: So ...

JEANTEL: She didn't know my mother was out of the country. She don't know my mom.

UNIDENTIFIED MALE: No, I was just confirming that you knew your mother was out of the country ...

JEANTEL: Yeah.

UNIDENTIFIED MALE: ... and you wanted to talk to your mother?

JEANTEL: She wanted to talk to my mother. She didn't know my age.

UNIDENTIFIED MALE: You lied to her and said you were 16?

JEANTEL: Yeah.

UNIDENTIFIED MALE: (Inaudible).

JEANTEL: She wanted to speak to my mother before she talked to me.

UNIDENTIFIED MALE: (Inaudible) know your age?

JEANTEL: She didn't know my age.

UNIDENTIFIED MALE: Ms. Fulton wanted to talk to your mother?

JEANTEL: Before she talked to me. UNIDENTIFIED MALE: And is that because you lied about your age?

JEANTEL: She didn't know my age. She thought I was a minor just like Trayvon.

UNIDENTIFIED MALE: But you weren't, actually, you were 18.

JEANTEL: Yes.

UNIDENTIFIED MALE: So you could make the decision yourself.

JEANTEL: Yes.

UNIDENTIFIED MALE: And is that what happened?

JEANTEL: Kind of. I called her -- my mother had a cell phone. We could reach her out of town, for maybe -- I called her.

I didn't tell her everything. I just told her to say no. She didn't say no. She just -- she agreed to an interview.

UNIDENTIFIED MALE: Your mother agreed to allow you to be interviewed by the Martin family attorney?

JEANTEL: Yeah. I had told her don't say -- because I really did not want to meet the mother definitely that way, in that situation.

UNIDENTIFIED MALE: I didn't hear you. I didn't understand.

JEANTEL: I did not want to meet the mother that way in that situation of her son.

UNIDENTIFIED MALE: You didn't want to meet --

JEANTEL: Sabrina.

UNIDENTIFIED MALE: You didn't want to meet her?

JEANTEL: (Inaudible).

UNIDENTIFIED MALE: Is that what you're saying?

JEANTEL: (Inaudible).

UNIDENTIFIED MALE: ... because of situation?

JEANTEL: (Inaudible). Yeah.

UNIDENTIFIED MALE: So instead you agreed to the interview with her attorney?

JEANTEL: Yeah. She just asked me to speak to the attorney and then -- wait. I'm getting confused.

Can I tell you what happened that day? That day that March 19th, that date ... UNIDENTIFIED MALE: Is that the day that you had the interview?

JEANTEL: Yeah.

UNIDENTIFIED MALE: Well, sure, it might be easier if you just go ahead and tell it, then we'll go from there.

JEANTEL: All right. That Monday, I got a phone call, and I did not answer. I had a text by Sabrina. She had told me, hi, this is Sabrina, blah blah, I don't know all the things. Can I speak to your mother, please?

I told her that my mother would deal with the situation later she had said, OK. Tell your mother to reach me on this number. I said OK.

So that day, that day after school, I had called my mother and I had told her -- because I know they wanted to meet up with me.

UNIDENTIFIED MALE: Who? Who is "they" ...

JEANTEL: her ...

UNIDENTIFIED MALE: ... who wanted to meet up with you?

JEANTEL: ... her, Sabrina, the mother, to speak to me about what happened that night that her son died.

And I told my mother to say no because my plan was to give her that letter to give -- just give it to her, not me, but one of her friends, who had known her, who was working for her. Just give her the letter and I'll be done with it.

UNIDENTIFIED MALE : So ...

But I put my mother on three-way -- I put my mother on three-way. I had called her, and then I had explained to her about everything the same night.

UNIDENTIFIED MALE: OK.

JEANTEL: And then I called my mother, and I called Sabrina, and I had already told my mother what to say, and she had -- she -- I left the phone for like two minutes, and next thing I hear I'm hearing her agrees for me to meet Sabrina.

UNIDENTIFIED MALE: All right. So your mother agreed ...

JEANTEL: To an interview.

UNIDENTIFIED MALE: For you ...

JEANTEL: To meet Sabrina.

UNIDENTIFIED MALE: To meet with Ms. Fulton?

JEANTEL: Yeah. UNIDENTIFIED MALE: And did you -- and you thought that if you did, that would be the end of it?

I thought you said you could meet with her or you could give her a letter and that would be the end of it.

JEANTEL: Well, I could tell her a little bit what happened because she was -- a text message to say what happened that night when her son died.

UNIDENTIFIED MALE: Well, of course, you would certainly expect that, wouldn't you?

JEANTEL: Yeah.

UNIDENTIFIED MALE: Of course. Who wouldn't?

So at that point no one had talked with you about what you knew had happened?

JEANTEL: Yeah.

UNIDENTIFIED MALE: So you agreed to talk with Ms. Fulton and tell her what happened?

JEANTEL: Yeah. I agreed.

UNIDENTIFIED MALE: You didn't really want to?

JAKE TAPPER, ANCHOR, "THE LEAD WITH JAKE TAPPER": Welcome to "The Lead." I'm Jake Tapper on this very busy news day.