tv Outside Source BBC News January 26, 2017 6:00pm-6:51pm GMT
ros bring you outside sauce with ros atkins for the international news on bbc one, george alun guy will bring you that. welcome to outside source. president trump has just arrived welcome to outside source. president trump hasjust arrived on welcome to outside source. president trump has just arrived on air force one. this is the live feed coming to the bbc newsroom. whenever the president begins to speak, you will see it here. the mexican president is on twitter telling us the meeting is on twitter telling us the meeting is off, he won't be travelling, and perhaps that was inevitable after mr trump goaded him over us plans to make mexico pay for the border wall thatis make mexico pay for the border wall that is going to be built. we will be live in mexico city, philadelphia and washington in the next few minutes. we will also turn to west africa, because the gambian president is heading to his temporary home in senegal and
heading back to the gambia to resume power. and i will be speaking to the bbc's power. and i will be speaking to the bbc‘s media editor about donald trump's complex relationship with us network television. tensions between mexico and all trump are escalating. the mexican president has cancelled his visit to washington next week. to be honest, he wasn't left many options after mr trump unleashed a series of tweets in which he said that there is a trade deficit with mexico, it is a one—sided deal. he said with massive numbers of jobs and one—sided deal. he said with massive numbers ofjobs and companies lost, he says if mexico is unwilling to pay for the badly needed wall, it
would be better off cancelling the upcoming meeting, and that is exactly what has come to pass. let's picture will grant to in mexico. it is hard to see what other options the mexican president had. is hard to see what other options the mexican president hadlj is hard to see what other options the mexican president had. i think you are right. as we have mentioned over the past 48 hours, that building of pressure on president pena nieto was getting to breaking point. he decided late last night mexico time that in fact he would go to washington, dc and continue to hold talks with donald trump over a whole range of issues, notjust the wall, and then we woke up this morning here in mexico city to a tweet from donald trump, as you have mentioned, basically saying if you are not prepared to accept you will have to pay for the wall, you shouldn't come at all, and now president pena nieto has agreed he won't go, saying that he does still wa nts to won't go, saying that he does still wants to hold fruitful and important relationships and talks with the
united states that benefit both countries, but it is quite clear on this specific issue at this time that the two leaders cannot move forward. does the mexican president accept there is a problem with mexican immigration into the us, or is that premise completely dismissed? i think there is an awareness that on both sides that there are issues notjust to do with illegal immigration, with the movement of people to the united states in search of work, but that this is very much a two—way street, that this is a porous border, and as much as drugs and things move the united states we, there are guns and money coming back that is funding the drugs war here, mexico has its demands, too. and there is the sense that this is all coming from donald trump, and mexico's voice is not being heard. the mexican foreign
minister is in washington, dc right now trying to get that voice heard, particularly in areas like trade. if those two leaders can't sit down, then at least initially it looks like it will be a very thorny relationship. as ever, thank you for helping with us, we'll grab live with us from exeter city. as i mentioned at the beginning of the programme, in the last hour, donald trump has arrived in philadelphia. he has taken his firstjourney on air force one, here he is emerging from the plane and heading down the steps on the red carpet. he is therefore the republican party retreat, the gathering, some of the pa rty‘s most retreat, the gathering, some of the party's most senior members. let's bring in the bbc‘s gary o'donoghue live in philadelphia. gary, give us the context of the speech that donald trump is about to make. what
you have got gathered here in philadelphia is all the senior members of the republican party inside congress, the house of representatives and the senate, all here to listen to donald trump's legislative agenda, how he plans to handle things like health care reform, what his plans are for the tax code, and of course he will be coming here to ask them for money for that mexican wall. they know that they will have to stump up money upfront to start to build that wall. they have agreed to do that, they think it could be up to $15 billion, a lot of estimates say it could be more than that, no real clear plan apart from some generalisations from republicans here orfrom the generalisations from republicans here or from the president about how the american taxpayer is going to get their cash back, and what we know is the mexicans are insisting they will not pay for that wall. and gary, just quickly runners through the schedule of events relating to the schedule of events relating to the uk prime minister theresa may, please. she arrives here, she is
probably on the ground by now. she will speak here in a couple of hours' time. she will talk about the special relationship in detail, she will also be talking about the importance of getting some kind of trade deal with the us once britain leaves the eu. tomorrow, the all—important leaves the eu. tomorrow, the all—importa nt day when leaves the eu. tomorrow, the all—important day when she goes to the oval office, those pictures that will be beamed around the world, first foreign leader to meet the president, barely a week into his presidency. and britain will be hoping that he will have warm words to say on the prospects for bilateral trade between the us and the uk. gary, thank you, keep us posted, please. this is the live shot we have coming in off the stage where president trump will be speaking, he is not there yet, and when he emerges, we will bring that to you. those of you watching on the bbc news channel, i know you don't
normally see outside source at this time, bbc news is on as normal on bbc one, but we are on the new channel to bring a conference of coverage of this particular speech by donald trump. if you were watching us yesterday, you would've seen watching us yesterday, you would've seen as watching us yesterday, you would've seen as covering watching us yesterday, you would've seen as covering donald trump endorsing waterboarding. that is an interrogation method widely considered to be a form of torture. he did this in an interview with abc news, let's just bring he did this in an interview with abc news, let'sjust bring up one particular coat. he says we have to fight fire with fire, and he says we are not playing on and even field. in the last few hours, senior republicans in philadelphia, paul ryan and mitch mcconnell, have been commenting on what mr trump said about waterboarding.” commenting on what mr trump said about waterboarding. i think the director of the cia has made it clear he is going to follow the law, andi clear he is going to follow the law, and i believe virtually all of my members are comfortable with the state of the law on that issue now.
and torture is not legal, and we agree with it not being legal. that is reasonably explicit. let's bring in anthony zucker live with us from washington, dc. in a normal situation, it would be quite unusual for two seniorfigures to situation, it would be quite unusual for two senior figures to disagree so explicitly with the president. with donald trump it doesn't feel so unusual. not unusual at all, donald trump as during the campaign as well as during his presidential transition process been very co mforta ble transition process been very comfortable with disagreeing with members of his own party, undercutting them at times and challenging them on issues. he campaigned on the idea that waterboarding was a useful means of interrogation, and even more intense interrogation, and even more intense interrogation than waterboarding he said would be ok, and he repeated those again last night, another example of the donald trump that we saw during the campaign, this is the president we are going to get. we
have heard both how the speaker and mitch mcconnell were talking about it being illegal, and that is because the law was passed saying that waterboarding and so—called enhanced interrogation is not legal under us law, never mind international law, so they would have to change the law in congress in order to allow donald trump institute this, unless he found some way of wriggling through and finding some exception to the law, but i don't know of any claims that he could do that right now. thank you. and i want to ask you about this article published on the washington post website, look at this headline. the state department's entire senior management team just resigned. bear in mind we are still waiting for rex tillerson to be nominated as the secretary of state. what is your reading on this? to some extent, the senior manager team are political appointees, so some of them were due to resign. some of them are
long—time civil servants who have been there in institutional memory, not only during the obama administration, but in prior administrations, so rex tillerson is going to have to fill a lot of positions, and there will not be a lot of veteran hands around who can help him learn the lie of the land and help manage the state department, but we have already seen a lot of trump's foreign policy is being run directly out of the white house. jarrod, his son—in—law, has been to flee negotiating ashburton has been directly negotiating. let's talk about international diplomacy. before mr trump was elected, we talked about the challenges of keeping partners on side, working with countries you don't naturally ally yourself with. already a
falling out with mexico, we are waiting for the uk prior minister to come in. he is going about diplomacy ina come in. he is going about diplomacy in a different way. he is looking at diplomacy as a businessman and a negotiator, that is not the way the diplomacy has been traditionally handled, and you saw his interactions with president pena nieto, daring him to cancel his visit, highly unusual to see a president take that kind of aggressive move through social media and put a foreign leader in that sort of position, but when you think about donald trump as a business negotiator, trying to get the upper hand and assert dominance, trying to put your counterpart on the offensive, that is kind of donald trump's nio, offensive, that is kind of donald trump's n10, and it served him well in business deals, will it work in international affairs? just as we waiting to come out with this speech, let me ask you about the republican party retreat, i don't think in the uk we have political
retreats, it is not a phrase i'm familiar with. what does it involve? it is an annual meeting of the entire caucus, so all members, republican members of congress take a chance to get away from congress, and they have strategy sessions and panel discussions, it is almost like a little convention for members of the republican party, and democrats have their own as well. so there is a lot that a new congress wants to do, a lot of legislation they want to get pushed through, and we are prioritising, organising, plotting strategy, meeting with outside a nalysts strategy, meeting with outside analysts and experts to give them advice on how to go about it, and to detach themselves a bit from the hustle and bustle of washington, thatis hustle and bustle of washington, that is why they go to some place else like philadelphia so that they can step away and look at the bigger picture. i think for the moment, thank you, we will be watching out for this speech which is due any
minute. we will also be live in new york to talk about donald trump's lands the corporate tax. he wants to bring it right down, to bring more profits from us companies back into the us. we will be talking about that in a moment. the shuttle challenger exploded after liftoff, seven astronauts were on board and all are believed to have been killed. by the evening, tahﬁr have been killed. by the evening, tahrir square, the heart of cairo, was in the hands of demonstrators using the word revolution. the earthquake singled out buildings and brought them down in seconds. the search for survivors has an increasing desperation as the hours pass. the new government is somebody
in control of the entire republic of uganda. moscow had its first taste of western fast food as mcdonald's opened their biggest restaurant. the hundreds of muscovites won't find it cheap, with a big mac costing half a day's wages. this is outside source live from the bbc newsroom. our lead story. president trump has just arrived in philadelphia on air force one and is due to speak shortly at this gathering of senior republicans. let's bring you some of the main stories from bbc world service. bbc turkish is covering the fact that the supreme court has ruled that a group of eight turkish soldiers who fled their country by helicopter after a failed coup injuly. they say that they were involved in the plot. the british foreign secretary boris
johnson has suggested that the syrian president bashar al—assad should be allowed to run for election and potentially remain in power as a means of resolving the conflict. and if you haven't seen this, i can recommend it. this is rock, paper, scissors on a whole new level. the winner of this televised battle won a place as the lead singer of ajapanese girl band. not a bad prize — they've sold more than 40 million singles. within the last hour, gambia's new president adama barrow has returned home to assume power. these are pictures of mr barrow leaving his temporary home in neighbouring senegal. he was sworn in there as gambia's president a week ago, but only now could he return. he is only now able to return
because yayha jammeh has gone into x i'll. mrtrump is about mr trump is about to speak, so let's bring in the feed but we have. applause thank you. so nice, nice to win, do we thank you. so nice, nice to win, do we agree? it's been a while since we had this position! and i want to thank everybody in the room, so many friends. thank you very much. sit down, every body, let's enjoy ourselves. it's great to be in philadelphia, i went to school in philadelphia. it is a very special place in our nation's history. it's the place where we launched our american independence. the state of pennsylvania is very special to me for lots of reasons, especially from a couple of months ago, remember? applause pennsylvania cannot be won,
remember? pennsylvania cannot be won. right, congressman? there is no path to victory for trump in pennsylvania. except we won. now, it has been a long time since you guys did this, but it was just a great victory, it was a great evening, i will tell you, but it sort of started in pennsylvania. they all said that pennsylvania was the bride that got away, that it was the state that got away, that it was the state that everybody from the republican party that ran in pennsylvania for 38 years thought that they won, except they never won, and i thought that i won, to, but i was afraid to say it, mitch, because itjust seemed it wasn't working out, so i just said, i think we did great, but let's see what happens. and good things happened. so we love this state and we will see it many times again. now is the dawn of a new era
where the people are in charge of their own destiny. i want to thank majority leader mcconnell, great quy- majority leader mcconnell, great guy. and speaker paul ryan, very, very special, and he is writing his heart out, right? and we are actually going to sign their stuff that you are writing, you are not wasting your time! applause he would write and he would send it up he would write and he would send it up and nothing would happen, but now it is going to happen. for their leadership and inviting me here today, thank you very much. and thank you, leader mccarthy, congressman's gillies, congresswoman cathy mcmorris rogers and congressmen necessary or cathy mcmorris rogers and congressmen necessary or leadership as well. it has been terrific. this congress is going to be the busiest congress is going to be the busiest
congress we have had in decades. maybe ever. maybe ever. think of that. and think of everything we can achieve. and remember who we must achieve. and remember who we must achieve it for. we are here now because tens of millions of americans have placed their hopes in us americans have placed their hopes in us to transfer power from washington, dc and give it back to the people. applause so important. now we have to deliver. enough all talk, no action. we have to deliver. this is our chance to achieve great and lasting change for our beloved nation. since taking office, i have taken major contractual steps to restore the rule of law and to return power to everyday americans.
applause and even though it's only a few days, we have done it in record numbers. we've issued executive orders to build the keystone and da kota orders to build the keystone and dakota pipelines, and issued a new requirement for american pipelines to be made with american steel and fabricated in the united states. applause and i was sitting at my desk, and i'm getting ready to sign keystone and dakota, and i say, where is the pipe coming from, and i won't tell you where, but you wouldn't be happy. and i said why do we build pipelines and we are not using pipe thatis pipelines and we are not using pipe that is made in our country? let's put that little clause in, one sentence, but that will attract a lot of people, and we will make that pipe right here in america, ok?
applause if people want to build pipelines on ourland, we want if people want to build pipelines on our land, we want the pipe to be manufactured, and not only that, manufactured, and not only that, manufactured here but you will see a level of quality that you are not going to see when they bring pipe from far distances, have to bring it in small chunks and then fabricate it on the land. give me a break, we can do much better than that, and we are going to do it much better, and it is going to end up costing less money, believe me. we have reinstated the mexico city policy, a long—standing policy... applause and by the way, on friday, a lot of
people are going to be showing up to washington, right, mike? a lot of people. the press never gives them the credit that they deserve. they will have 300, 400, the credit that they deserve. they will have 300,400,500, 600,000 people, you won't even read about it. when other people show up, you read big—time about it, right? so it's not fair, but nothing fair about the media. laughter nothing. applause applause a long—standing policy to make sure that taxpayer dollars do not fund abortion services overseas. we have issued executive orders to remove wasteful regulations that slowdown, as and delay infrastructure, which we desperately need. the very beginning of a massive effort to
reduce crushing regulations on our economy, and we are going to reduce regulations big—time. applause we have also withdrawn from the transpacific partnership, we have also withdrawn from the tra nspacific partnership, paving we have also withdrawn from the transpacific partnership, paving the way for a new one—on—one trade deals that protect and defend the american worker, and believe me, we are going to have a lot of trade deals... mitch, don't worry about it. just give mea mitch, don't worry about it. just give me a full—time. but they will be one—on—one, they would be a whole baker match pot —— they won't be a whole big mash pot, and if that country doesn't deal with us fairly, they will get a 30 day notice to quit. we will have very strong controls over monetary manipulation and devaluation, which they didn't having tpp, so this will be so much better, and we are already on it. i
would like to have my commerce secretary wilber approved, because i hear he did fantastically well, but they are not quick with the pen on signing these people, we would like to have him as soon as possible and mitch says it will be done, and it will be. they could move fast on the other side, i will say that. they could move faster. applause iam applause i am meeting with the prime minister tomorrow, as you know. of great britain. iam meeting tomorrow, as you know. of great britain. i am meeting with her tomorrow. i don't have my, is secretary, and they want to talk trade, so i will have to handle it myself. which is ok. laughter we have put in place the first steps in our immigration plan ordering the immediate construction of the border wall, putting an end to catch and release, expediting the removal of criminal... this is so important to
me. from the first day i have said it. the immediate removal of criminal aliens. they are going to be gone, fast. and finally, at long last, cracking down on sanctuary cities. cheering it's time to restore the civil rights of americans to protect their jobs, their hopes and their dreams for a much betterfuture. congress passed these laws to serve our citizens, and it's about time those laws were properly enforced. they are not enforced. applause the hour of justice applause the hour ofjustice for applause the hour of justice for the applause the hour ofjustice for the american worker has arrived. border security isa worker has arrived. border security is a serious, serious national issue and problem. a lack of security poses a substantial threat to the
sovereignty and poses a substantial threat to the sovereignty a nd safety poses a substantial threat to the sovereignty and safety of the united states of america and its citizens. most illegal immigration is coming from our southern border. i've said many times that the american people will not pay for the wall. and i've made that clear to the government of mexico. nafta has been a terrible deal, a total disaster for the united states from its inception, costing us as much as $60 billion a year with mexico alone in trade deficits. who negotiates these deals? not to mention millions of jobs and thousands and thousands of factories and plants closing down all over our country. on top of that the trillions of dollars the us taxpayers have spent to pay the cost
of illegal immigration. much of it has then been sent back, and much of it goes back to other countries, and oftentimes because they don't respect us, the other countries will not accept the criminals that we send back to them that are illegally in our country. i promise you they will start accepting them again. quickly. we are not going to have them any longer. i will not allow them any longer. i will not allow the taxpayers or the citizens of the united states to pay the cost of this defective transaction nafta, one that should have been renegotiated many years ago, except that the politicians were too preoccupied to do so. now, these people are not in that category, you understand that this is different. to that end, the president of mexico and myself have agreed to cancel our planned meeting scheduled for next
week. unless mexico is going to treat the united states fairly, with respect, such a meeting would be fruitless, and i want to go a different route. we have no choice. paul ryan and other leaders in congress and i and mike pence, who, by the way, how good a choice was vice president mike pence? cheering everybody loves him. in fact, any time i got myself into ajam. i in fact, any time i got myself into a jam. i haven't been doing this stuff too long! any time i got myself into a jam, oftentimes they would say on television, but look, he picked mike pence, so he's got to have something going right! so mike really helped me out. well, we are
working on a tax reform bill that will reduce our trade deficit, increase american exports and will generate revenue for mexico —— from mexico that will pay for the wall of we decide to go that route. it is time that the american people had a president fighting as hard for its citizens as other countries do for there is. and that's exactly what i'm going to do for you. believe me. applause thank you. thank you. it's time that somebody fought for our country, and didn't let anyone ta ke our country, and didn't let anyone take advantage of us any more. the world has taken advantage of us for many years, not going to but any more. we will have an ambitious legislative agenda as well, our legislative agenda as well, our legislative work starts with repealing and replacing obama care,
and saving families from the catastrophic rise in premiums and debilitating loss of choice in just about everything else. and remember this for this room in particular. obamacare is a disaster. the democrats are putting up signs like it is wonderful, it's a disaster. i actually talked with paul and the group about just doing actually talked with paul and the group aboutjust doing nothing to yea rs, group aboutjust doing nothing to years, and the dems would come begging to do something, because 17 is going to be catastrophic rice increases, your deductibles through the roof, you can't use you can't use it. and they would come to us. except we have one problem. we have to ta ke except we have one problem. we have to take care of the american people immediately. so we can't wait. but every time they tell you about obamacare, we're taking them out of a bigjam, bigjam. we are putting
ourselves at risk to a certain extent, because we are taking it off their platter. but i think, congressmen, their platter. but i think, congressmen, i think we have no choice. i think we have no choice, we have to get it going. if we waited two years, it is going to explode like you have never seen an explosion, nobody is going to be able to afford it. it's a disaster. and that's politically what we should do, but we don't want to do that, we want to get something done and get it done right, and by the way, tom pryce is going to do a phenomenaljob. i don't know if he's here, but he will do a phenomenal job. on my first day in office i signed an executive of the —— order to roll back obamacare and produce the ability for individuals to choose customise plans that are truly right for them and have so many choices. tom price will soon be leading health and june this is. he is a
true advocate for patients, he is going to do a phenomenaljob, we have no doubt about that. he joins an all—star roster that includes many of your colleagues. men who have had tough time in congress. and in the senate. but they came out very well. mike pompeo. he is a phenomenal guy along with jeff sessions. he is a fine person. he was one of my earliest endorses. i have never endorsed a presidential candidate before and he was one of my earliest ones and he did unbelievably well in front of the committee. in addition to fixing our health care we will pursue new trade deals that increase wages and produce more opportunities for american workers, bringing back those knives and words, made in the usa. we used to have that, we don't
have that any more. it is going to be america first again. we will create millions of good paying jobs by removing the economic burdens that cripple our ability to compete. at the centre that agenda is tax reform that massively lowers taxes for our middle—class and for all american businesses. we will also pursue financial reform that will help striving americans get the credit that they need to realise their dreams. republicans have a lwa ys their dreams. republicans have always been the party of american industry and the american worker. we must embrace that heritage, rebuilding this country with american goods and american labour. and we have started, believe me, over the last few months. i don't know, i would like to say i did about as much as any one or more
intensive getting industry to start coming back to our country before i took office. but we have a lot of great news with ford and general motors and fiat and chrysler and many others. we have a great number of companies and great news. we have many additional people coming and going. we have a lot of positive things happening and you will start to see it bursting out very soon. we wa nt to to see it bursting out very soon. we want to get our people off of welfare and back to work, it is so important. it is out of control, it is out of control. and we believe that the world's best country ought to have the world's best infrastructure. it is what our people deserve and that is what we will ensure they get. i infrastructure is in serious trouble. we will build new roads and highways and tunnels and airports and railway is across the nation. we will fix our existing product before we build anything brand—new. however, we have to fix what we
have, it is a mess. so we will fix it first. what i do best in life is bold, we will fix at first because we have a lot of things that are in bad shape. and we will rebuild our military and take air of our great vetera ns. applause thank you. we are working hard with the vetera ns, we are working hard with the veterans, we will do something very special with them. at the same time, we will unleash the full power of american energy, ending thejob killing restrictions on shale gas, oil, natural gas and clean beautiful call. and we will put our coal miners back to work. applause thank you.
and we will protect our farmers. our ranchers. our hunters, ouranglers and all who enjoy the outdoors. but to bea and all who enjoy the outdoors. but to be a rich country, we must also bea to be a rich country, we must also be a safe country. right now, too many families do not feel secure. just look at the 30 largest cities. in the last year a loan, the murder rate has increased by an estimated 1496. rate has increased by an estimated 14%. here in philadelphia, the murder rate has been steady, just terrible increasing and then you look at chicago. what is going on in chicago? i said the other day, what the hell is going on? a lot of truth to that! that is why we will continue to stand with the incredible men and women of law enforcement.
applause yesterday, i had the honour of swearing and generaljohn kelly as the secretary of homeland security. he will be amazing. tomorrow i will swear in general james mattis as our new secretary of this is. —— secretary of the fence. these men have dedicated their lives to defending america and i look forward to working with them. along with our great new head of the... we have so many different people that we are putting in office, i think it is the group of stars, like, nobody has seen before. where is mike
pompeo? where the hell is he? did he ever come here? he is working? he is going to be another one of the big stars. i have to mention him every single time. and with you in congress to keep our country safe from threats, that includes protecting americans from radical islamic terrorism. applause we also need to keep the ballot box safe from illegal voting. and believe me, take a look at what is registering, folks, they like to have a go at me but look at what is registering. we are going to protect the integrity of the ballot box and we're going to defend the votes of the american citizens, it is so
important. all of us here today, for the same reason, to serve the citizens of our country. we are not here for ourselves, we are here for them. we are here for the people. we are blessed by divinity and honoured by history with the task of preserving this great republic and expanding its blessings to every single american. applause thank you. thank you. all thank you. all of thank you. all of us thank you. all of us are thank you. all of us are joined thank you. all of us are joined in this effort, all of us are bound by duty and bound by god to give powerful devotion to this country and its people. that obligation form is the moral foundation of our agenda. that agenda includes a lean, efficient government. one that
appoints supreme court justices, thatis appoints supreme court justices, that is so important, who will uphold and defend our constitution, reducing taxation and regulation. fair trade that creates a—level playing field, as opposed to what we have right now, and fostering respect for our country and its ﬂight. respect for our country and its flight. we are now only at the beginning of this incrediblejourney together. —— flag—mac. i am beginning of this incrediblejourney together. —— flag—mac. iam honoured together. —— flag—mac. iam honoured to be your partner in this amazing quest. i am to be your partner in this amazing quest. iam privileged to be your partner in this amazing quest. i am privileged to stand with you, shoulder to shoulder, as we work every single day to make america great again. thank you, god bless you, and god bless america. it isa bless you, and god bless america. it is a great honour to be here, thank you very much. cheering and applause so, donald trump addressing
republicans there from both the house of representatives and the senate at their annual gathering before the start of the new session of the congress that was elected in november, many of which members were elected at the same time as donald trump was elected. they will take office from those politicians, some of whom will obviously be serving in both but we re obviously be serving in both but were elected at the previous set of elections. he is going to work with a clean sheet and it is going to be a clean sheet and it is going to be a busy term in washington, according to the president. he has picked out a number of things to tackle immediately, one was obamacare, the health service reforms were introduced by the president. republicans, including president trump has said it will be a disaster and he has said it is not in the interest of the american people to wait for the scheme to collapse under its own contradictions, as he proceeds them. he says to expect particular price rises for americans relying upon the health insurance.
that is one big commitment, others we re that is one big commitment, others were made. it'll be interesting to see how many congressmen were made. it'll be interesting to see how many congressmen and congresswoman will try to get pictures of donald trump. when you are the winner, everybody is on your side, whether or not you have endorsed them. he is now the leader of their party, in effect, but he will have to work with them and he will have to work with them and he will have to recognise that there are going to be quite a lot of pensions to surface. let us speak again to my colleague in the washington bureau. anthony, thank you forjoining us and listening to donald trump. what did you make of that? in many ways it was donald trump was my greatest hits tour. he spoke of winning pennsylvania early on, and then he went through some of the executive actions he has taken over the past week. he spoke of the moves on the pipelines, authorising development of the pipelines, talking about repealing federal
regulations, as he mentioned, the affordable care act. he did not really get too much into describing the legislative agenda sort of thing is that congress can work on, it was more about the things he had already done. he talked about the scheduled meeting with the mexican president nieto. it was cancelled, he has said it was a joint decision on the part of both him and the mexican president and in actuality the mexican president said earlier today that he was cancelling it as a result of donald trump challenging and goading him on twitter that he was going to come and pledged to pay for the wall. he also said that the world has taken advantage of the us too much in describing us foreign policy, speaking about having more bilateral trade agreements instead of multilateral trade deals. also interesting was when he started to bite mark the north american free trade agreement and you could tell it was a little bit awkward because
the republican party has traditionally backed that trade agreement and it was a republican president george tubby h bush in 1991 that negotiated the deal. a lot of republicans voted for that, including democrats like bill clinton. it was interesting to see them talking down international trade deals. on the question of bilateral trade, we have to use a coming to visit the president in the white house tomorrow. she, i understand, has now landed, so she is in the united states but she will be addressing that issue. she is very keen to get warm words from him, what will she make of that? should she be concerned about that reference that any bilateral trade deals will have a 30—day termination period, sort of like the contract you might have, not 14 days at least when you a washing machine or, you know, the buyer can change their mind, but that is quite a short
potential cancellation on any great deal, isn't it? yes, one of the ways that countries deal with each other is by developing reliable agreements that have any lasting power and that people can understand what the country is going to do once the agreements are in place and they can build their policies around that. if you are going to yank at the rug within 30 days, that is pretty unprecedented. you must remember, donald trump is coming from a business background, he is a business background, he is a business negotiator and perhaps in business negotiator and perhaps in business negotiations he will be able to pull out really quickly, that it able to pull out really quickly, thatitis able to pull out really quickly, that it is part of the deal. talking about handling negotiations with the prime minister, personally he has not had this commerce secretary confirmed yet but he gave a nod operatives, suggesting he could take ca re of operatives, suggesting he could take care of the sort of business deals. —— a nod to the audience. care of the sort of business deals. -- a nod to the audience. can i ask you something that he did not mention directly in his speech and
that was the debate over whether water boarding would be introduced again by the government. mitch mcconnell, the senate republican leader, he has said that at that gathering, it is illegal at the moment, but of course, the ball could be changed. yes, the law could be changed, there is perhaps some wriggle room that donald trump could find to authorise some enhanced interrogation, but it is definitely driving a divide in the republican party. paul ryan said it was illegal and he did not want it changed. i think he avoided that because it was not a receptive audience to his idea on that. thank you for your views. let me bring you some news coming into us from the press association as he listened to donald trump and thatis as he listened to donald trump and that is that the death of a former labour leader can dl.
—— tam dalyell. he was against powers being devolved to scotland, that was what he was well remembered for. he is the man who was a sceptic about the scottish devolution and he was a remarkable advocate of his various causes, most prominently, of course, over his opposition to the iraq war. he accused tony blair of being a war criminal. he was very much a rebel, a left—wing rebel in the parliamentary labour party and was father of the house of commons having served more than 40 years as
a leader. tam dalyell, who has died at the age of 84. now it is time, little later than usual, for sportsday. hello and welcome to sportsday, with me, will perry. it's not over till the old fella swing... federer will go for an 18th grand slam title at the australian open. venus williams continues to roll back the years — she'll play sister serena in a grand slam final for the first time since 2009. and it's back—to—back wins for england's cricketers on their tour of india, with victory in the first twenty20 in kanpur. we'll look back at that winning start for england in the twenty20 series against india and look ahead
to tonight's efl cup semifinal second leg between hull and manchester united, but we start with the tennis. it's turning into a tournament for the old stagers in melbourne. 36—year—old venus williams will play her first australian open finalfor 14 years. she'll meet 35—year—old sister serena for the ninth time in a grand slam final. another 35—year—old, roger federer, became the oldest man to reach a slam final since ken rosewall in 1974. he beat fellow swiss stan wawrinka as tim hague reports. stand aside, sir, the revered roger federer, ready and waiting to secure his place in a sixth australian open final and with fellow swiss stan wawrinka trying to stop, federer showed the finest of form in the first set, a solitary break point all he needed, 7—5 this court. the old man is doing well. if that was tied, the second was less so. the
four—time champion controlling throughout. two sets down, the brinker seemed crushed. even more so when he left the court crying because of a knee injury. whatever the doctor ordered, magic spray perhaps, it miraculously change the course of this match. stan wawrinka well in control in the dorset destroying federer 6—1. just a consolation? he did not go running for the exit just yet. consolation? he did not go running for the exitjust yet. 4—4 in the fourth set, a break point. all square. now for the decider, fourth set, a break point. all square. now forthe decider, federer at this time the medical break and that magic spray must be good because it transformed the fans favourite as well. he pressured the world number four and was favourite as well. he pressured the world numberfour and was broken. three hours of a first—class contest over. and while stan wawrinka did stand aside for the revered roger federer, it was not