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really have been in a place thinking there are no second chances. here is a big one. jim acosta thank you so much from the white house. thanks so much for watching i'm fredricka whitfield for ashleigh banfield. right now wolf starts right now. hello, i'm wolf blitzer. it's 1:00 p.m. in washington, 7:00 p.m. in vienna austria 8:00 p.m. in athens greece. wherever you're watching from around the world, thanks for joining us. we start with two big stories developing one in vienna one in brussels. in vienna nuclear negotiations with iran are on the threshold of history if all sides can get past final stumbling blocks. in brussels greek leaders have a concrete deal for their financial future. they'll get another bailout from europe that comes with heavy conditions. we'll get to that shortly.
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let's get more on this expected nuclear deal with iran. there's still some problems. negotiators extended the deadline twice last week as they tried to hammer out final details of the last sticking points. let's get to to christiane amanpour joining us from vn. christiane i understand thatienna. christiane, i understand that it looks like that it's unlikely a deal for today? >> at least through the iranian side. we've heard that the diplomacy where the principals come out for a breath of fresh air, we saw javad zarif basically not his head back in the iranian way of saying no when asked if there was going to be a deal. so that's the situation from their point of view but diplomats who have been meeting in many many sessions all day. it does seem to be according to the diplomats i've spoken to very key players today on the
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european side, the u.s. side, the iranian side that the nuclear part of the deal is done in their words. now they are hammering out the formalities of what will be a u.n. resolution to cover the on going forward-going movement of this deal. so that's what we're told is happening, we're told it's a 100-page document. there are about 20 page which is cover the deal and 80 pages of annexes which we're told are being gone over literally word by word. sometimes those negotiation cans take several hours so it's very very long and there are obviously still some outstanding issues. we're being told by a few people that one is the notion of how to finesse the idea of the arms embargo being lifted and knew is going to be enline thatted, whether it will or not. we're also told i was told that there will not be a formal extension. no more formal extensions after the next 24 hours or so.
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we'll see how that goes. we've heard that before but most people are saying they believe a deal is like lily we also know inside iran they believe the deal is likely. the president and everybody getting ready to announce a deal. >> it looks, christiane based on what we're hearing, that the u.s. does not want to see that u.n. arms embargo against iran lifted. the rulgss on the other hand would like to see it lifted. they would like to start selling weapons to iran. iran will be cashing in getting a whole lot of money from those frozen billions of dollars, tens of billions of dollars in asset. they'll have money to spend on weapons. that could be a major stumbling block right now, right? >> it's hard to know whether it's a major stumbling block or whether they can find language that will basically be win-win for all sides. you know, we've heard many many times not only are there issues being discussed here but there's also the language around those
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issues. so that it doesn't look like one side or the other is losing. everybody's talking about trying to get a win-win situation so that is what they're trying to do. they keep saying "we think it's close, we think it's close." of course we have heard that many many times. but so much has been vested in this process. nearly two years. about 21 months of non-stop negotiations. and let's not forget this is an extension of what's been going on for more than ten years. i recall today when i arrived in vienna that one of the first times i covered this very process was back in 2003/2004. different administrations, both in iran in the united states in europe. but this has been going on for a long long time, the idea of easing some sanctions in return for iran restricting its nuclear program. wolf? >> it's not a deal until everything is wrapped up. clearly they still have some issues to try to deal with. christiane we'll stay in very close touch with you.
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christiane is in vienna for us right now and for our international viewers, by the way, christiane will have more coming up at the top of the hour on "amanpour." this iran nuclear deal may be close to passing that first hurdle. not a done deal yet, as we say. if it does, the u.s. congress, the house and senate will get a chance to review. 60 days in fact before giving its blessing or rejection. delaware democrat senator chris koonz is joining us. what do you hear? deal or no deal? >> i think we're all hearing strong rumors that will be a final agreement and i'm eager to dig into the details to review this roughly 100-page document and get briefings, both public hearings on the foreign relations committee and classified briefings from the administration from outside experts, from our very concerned allies. the administration may be at the
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very last stage of its long pursuit of an effort to freeze iran's nuclear weapons program. now congress gets to have its say. as you just said in your conversation with christiane amanpour i am gravely concerned about what iran may well do with the tens of billions of dollars of iranian frozen assets that they may get access to witness they comply with the terms of this agreement. i'm concerned that they're going to buy weapons and spread terrorism in the region. >> senator, i'm sorry for bankrupting, but are you okay lifting that u.n. arms embargo against iran? that seems to be the last major hurdle right now, or at least one of the last major hurdles. >> i am not. that's not something i've been consulted on and i frankly think it was an iranian gambit to divide the united states and its european allies from china and russia which have a desire to sell weapons to iran. i think iran's behavior in the
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region its support for terrorism and export of weapons and material and fighting men to support bashar al assad's murderous regime in syria, to to the huotouthis in yemen and to support hezbollah should be a concern to us. this was supposed to be a negotiation about their illicit nuclear weapons program and to throw on the table at the last minute a lifting of the arms embargo strikes me as trying to broaden the scope of the negotiations and i hope to discover that the agreement should there be one finally, should it be presented to us by the administration i hope to find that that agreement is tough and enforcement, that it has a strong inspections regime only only gives sanction relief as iran comes into compliance with the agreement. none of us knows the terms of the deal yet. we haven't seen text yet and i look forward to digging into those details in the next 60 days. >> one of the top israeli opposition leaders who opposes the netanyahu government also
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opposes any iran deal right now. he said according to the agreement -- he said "if the inspectors of the international atomic energy agency suspect that the iranians are cheating and they want to carry out an inspection they will need to give notice 24 days in advance to a committee and even if it's approved they can't go unsupervised into the site. that's not supervision, that's a joke and it's a regime which constantly cheats from yair lapid. is that 24-day notice for so-called snap inspections if that's part of the deal acceptable to you? >> it depends on what input i'm going to get from our intelligence service and from the administration about what they believe they can accomplish on a 24-day period. that's the first time i've heard that specific time frame. i recognize for us to inspect sites in iran on 24-hour notice or 72-hour notice is not
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technically likely or logistically practical. but to push it towards 24 days 30r days or 60 days i would be gravely concerned about. this is just speculation what about the terms are for the inspection regime. that's one of the most important parts of this deal. it will be very closely scrutinized. in order for me to sign off on any such agreement i would have to be fully briefed and informed and then convinced that we've gotten inspection regimes that will work. previous experiences with our efforts to try and prevent north korea and pakistan from getting nuclear weapons were unsuccess unsuccessful so we have to have a stronger broader, and more unstoppable inspection regime here given we know iran has a past history of cheating and give than we know the consequences of failing to catch them at cheating or trying to sneak out of this agreement would be so grave. so that's a key part of this agreement and i'll look at it closely, wolf. >> i'm sure you will.
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senator chris coons of delaware thank you very much. >> thank you, wolf. up next much more on these iran talks. we'll look at why iran wants the arms embargo lifted before moving ahead with a final agreement. what other countries would benefit? and later, how one of the world's most notorious drug lords managed to escape from a so-called maximum security prison for the second time. [baby cooing] your baby looks at the world... ...through those delicate little baby lashes. and one of those chubby baby hands... ...latches onto your finger so hard... it's like she's saying i love you. that's why aveeno® baby lotions... naturals® oat formula... designed for your baby's sensitive skin. because, while you count each miraculous toe... know they're counting on you. [baby coos] aveeno®. naturally beautiful babies.
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liberty mutual insurance. ♪ let's get back to the nuclear talks with iran. iran's chief negotiator says there won't be a deal today. it seems the talks have boiled down to one remaining issue -- a united nations arms embargo. let's discuss that. joining us now, our global affairs correspondent elise labott the former state department nuclear negotiator and former a ambassador to greece nicholas burns, jamie rubin and bobby gauchehosh the
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managing editor of "quartz." let's start this w this tweet, elise, hassan rouhani, the so-called moderate president of iran he tweets #iran deal is the mutual respect over the outdated paradigm of exclusion and diversion, this is a good beginning. he then deletes that tweet. what's going on? >> well there were a lot of signs last night and today there was going to be a deal a and you saw this morning the top u.n. e.u. diplomat giving the thumb's up. there were signals we were awaiting for an announcement but there are still last-minute details that need to be worked out. we're talking about the lifting of the u.n. arms embargo, particularly the ballistic missile issue. also the access that iaea inspectors can have to iran. now, one of the analysts i was talking to today called it -- compared it to they've bought the house but now they're negotiating closing costs. these are surmountable i'm
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told issues but they're not insignificant and when you have a 100-page agreement of this nature every sword being pored over. when you change one word it changes the whole meaning of the document so they have work left to do. >> i want to quickly go to the white house briefing. they're talking about iran right now, asking the press secretary questions. let's listen in. >> reporter: it's hard to know what is being agreed upon and what is not being agreed upon. i don't have a great sense of why the president feels like another two days another three days will close the door on these issues that have been open for months. >> that's an entirely legitimate question. the chief obstacle, then to us providing greater insight about what is exactly occurring behind closed doors is this key tenet of our talks that we've been repeating for a couple of years now which is that nothing is agreed to until everything is agreed to. >> reporter: but i'm asking not even in terms of specifics. is it is he is seeing the
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iranians make concessions on the issues? what is it that he's seen from the iranians that leads him to believe they would continue to move closer to the u.s. position if you keep this going? >> i think because as the negotiations have gone on over the last couple weeks, what started out as a long list of differences has slowly -- i would acknowledge slowly -- but steadily narrowed. that's an indication we are making progress toward an agreement and that's why i would describe talks as making genuine progress but what's also true is typically some of the most difficult issues are the ones that get kicked to the end and that's why the president is going to resist any effort to sort of fast forward through the closing here. there continue to be significant issues that remain and the president will not sign on to aagreement -- and this is the
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attitude by our p5+1 partners, too, they won't sign on to an agreement until all of that has been addressed. >> has the president had any conversations with secretary kerry over the last few days? >> well, the president has been in touch with his national security advisor susan rice and she has been the one that has been principally updating him a couple times a day about the status of the talks. those briefings for the president occurred even over the weekend, those updates to the president occurred over the weekened and i know the president has been in touch with the negotiating team in vienna as well. there's not been any secure video teleconferences since the one that we announced last week. but the president is very well aware of where things stand. >> reporter: josh, with no firm
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deadline in place on these talks, do you have an idea of when the interim agreement may be lifted? >> the issue is this -- the interim agreement has been extended two or three days at a time two or three times now. the latest short term extension is up at the end of the day today. if the talks are not completed today then the interim agreement will be extended again. and this is by essentially by the -- result of the unanimous view that this interim agreement has been helpful. and i know that's true of many republicans in congress who criticized the interim agreement. it also happens to be the view of our p5+1 partners and of iran so there is a unified commitment to making sure that interim agreement remains in place but the whole idea of an interim agreement is that it remains in place only until a final
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agreement can be reached. so what we would envision is a final agreement that would enter into effect to replace the interim agreement. >> reporter: but i imagine it's not indefinite. what would have to happen to lift that and would it be walking away from these talks? >> well again, i wouldn't want to speculate about what's going to happen or what would happen if one party or another were to walk away from the talks. what we know is that the interim agreement has been useful while the talks have been ongoing to freeze iran's nuclear program that place and roll it back into key areas. >> so this will be for another three days each time or is it indefinitely? >> there is a need to extend the interim agreement even for a short-term period, that's an announcement that would be made by the united states and our p5+1 partners in vienna that's not whey eel announce here. i'm merely trying to project confidence that if a final agreement is not in agreement, all of the parties will agree to short term extension of the
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interim agreement to allow conversations to continue. >> shifting to criminal justice, i know the president is traveling tomorrow where he'll talk to the naacp and lay out his ideas for criminal justice reform. he said many of those ideas have come up in congress. also, there have been many ideas that have been v come up and been stalled even when democrats had control of the senate last year. why does he think anything might be different now what are the chan chances of getting something through. >> well to be blunt, because republicans are indicating an openness to do it. democrats have long been strong advocates of criminal justice reform. >> we're going to break away from josh earnest, the white house press secretary, the news obviously significant. it looks like if there's no deal today and the anticipation was broad that there would be a dramatic historic announcement of a deal involving iran's nuclear program if it won't happen today clearly the u.s. is willing to continue two days or
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three if they're close. i want to get back to jamie rubin, former assistant secretary of state. jamie, if the stumbling block is lifting the arms embargo allowing iran to get a huge influx of cash over the coming months and years to go ahead and start buying weapons from china and russia that's something clearly the u.s. isn't anxious to see given the fact the u.s. still considers iran to be a state sponsor of terrorism. is this a deal breaker in the works right now? in other words, if that is the final issue that iran is demanding, could this collapse this entire negotiation? >> i think it's a major issue and cuts to the core what have the core in the administration's mistake in presentation has been. this is an arms control agreement, a nuclear arms control agreement. it's not going to change american/iranian relations. suggestions coming out of washington, the white house, that this is part of a break through in u.s.' iran/iranian
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relations is a mistake to project. we don't know whether iran will follow up on concessions with real change in its behavior in lebanon and syria. that's where the arms embargo comes in. let met be clear, though. that is a sanction. the reason why it's so hard to solve this problem is because the arms embargo was placed on iran because of its nuclear program. and if the nuclear program issue is resolved the iranians are saying well then why should they be treated any differently than any other country. that's the essential issue. do you think of this as a nuclear arms control agreement or project it as some grand historic breakthrough in u.s./iranian relations? i think it should be the form and too much of the discussion has been about the latter. >> everyone stand by. i want to go back to the white house because there's other news the president issuing a series of commutations for arrested drug dealers, i want to listen in to what josh earnest,
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the press secretary is saying. >> >> reporter: if you look at the numbers, the president is behind some of his predecessors in this category in terms of commutations although it appears he's catching up. is this something we might see accelerate over his remaining time in office? >> what i would say in terms of raw numbers of commutations, the announcement today of 46 commutations is the largest number of commutations issued by a president on a single day dating back to at least the johnson administration. and this brings to i believe it's 89 that's the number of people who have received a commutation from the president of the united states and that is more than the number of commutations issued by the four previous presidents combined. >> getting a flavor of what's going on on the white house on these 46 drug commutations for
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people many engaged in drug offenses. i want to go back to iran because it's a significant moment. ambassador nick burns, former u.s. undersecretary of state for political affairs. what does your gut tell you? deal or no deal? >> my gut tells me it will be a deal. but it's not surprising. the final yards, the final meters are always the most difficult. we see that in many negotiations. i think this issue of the arms embargo is an important issue in two respects. one, iran is making a major push for power in the sunni world right now. senator coons said in the syria,'re, lebanon and gaza. this is not the time to lift the arms embargo. the administration needs to look beyond vienna. members of congress won't want to see the united states give up on arms embargoes that president obama and president bush have instituted through the united nations council in iran. so i think we have to hold the line here. if the deal is the embargoes can
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be lifted, that might be acceptable but right now i don't see it happening. >> bobby ghosh, what's your analysis of what's going on right now. and specifically this notion that the iranians as part of an iaea inspection regime would get 24 day's notice in advance before international inspectors could go in. that's been out there, the israeli opposition leader saying that today. is that a deal breaker? 24 days notice? >> well it sounds like a lot but those sites will be watches very carefully from the outside and if they try to move things around, there must be ways i presume there are way ways to keep a close eye on that. the senator who hinted that there might be some technological areas that we can apply there. but the arms embargo seems to me to be a much much more likely deal breaker. it seems absurd at this point when iran is participating in so
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many different disruptive things around the world, especially middle east, that the u.s. should say it's okay for iran to go out and buy ballistic missiles. it's not just about iran but the missiles ending up in the hands of bashar al assad, in syria with which to kill even more hundreds of thousands of his speak and that's one example of what's going to happen to weapons when they land up in iranian hands. >> i want to have everyone stand by because we'll continue to monitor what's going on but also coming up as we just mentioned, president obama commutes the sentences of more than 40 drug offenders here in the united states. i want to go back to the white house to find out what's going on on this front and much more right after this.
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tell us what's going on these commutations. >> these are all 46 people who have been serving very long sentences for crack cocaine and other drug offenses wolf. and this president, president obama, has been among the most stingy when it comes to clemencies when it comes to pardons and commutations. so it's interesting now that with this number he's really increasing his total and matching more closely what other presidents have done. now i'll give you a couple numbers that we have right now. with this, president obama now has 153 pardons an commutations george w. bush had 200 by the end of his presidency bill clinton had 457 and hw bush had 77. obviously he only served one term. that's why the numbers are different. it's interesting that this is part of what the administration has been doing over the last couple years with regard to drug laws. as you know they've changed the way prosecutors prosecute drug offenses. in part because they were seen as being too harsh, wolf
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especially in this case, in these cases, these 46 cases, these are people who went to prison for crack cocaine and were given stiffer sentences than they would be given now and certainly were given stiffer sentences than similar offenses for cocaine which were mostly to white defendants. and i'll give you a quick read of the president's letter that he sent to every one of these people he's given commutations to. he said "i am granting your application because you have demonstrated the potential to turn your life around. now it's up to you to make the most of this opportunity." if you imagine spending what you think is the rest of your life in prison and you get a letter from the president saying "you can go home now" it's got to be a big moment. >> i assume these men after they are released will be monitored right? >> they have to make sure they stay on the right path because if not you've got -- these offenses don't go away wolf. this is just in one way the president is wiping away the rest of their sentences.
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but the offenses don't go away. >> evan perez, thanks very much. one of the world's most notorious drug kingpins is on the run after escaping from prison. just ahead, the former assistant director of the fbi, tom fuentes, is here. we'll talk about why this is a problem for u.s. law enforcement. stay with us. when it comes to medicare, everyone talks about what happens when you turn sixty-five. but, really, it's what you do before that counts. see, medicare doesn't cover everything. only about eighty percent of part b medical costs. the rest is on you. [ male announcer ] consider an aarp medicare supplement insurance plan insured by unitedhealthcare insurance company. like all standardized medicare supplement insurance plans it could really save you in out-of-pocket medical costs. so, call now and request this free decision guide. discover how an aarp medicare supplement plan could go long™ for you. do you want to choose your doctors? avoid networks? what about referrals? [ male announcer ] all plans like these let you visit any doctor or hospital that accepts medicare patients, with no networks and virtually no referrals
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elaborately built tunnel that extended a mile beyond the prison walls. el chapo is head of the sinaloa drug cartel considered one of the biggest and most violent in mexico. polo sandoval is joining us now from mexico. what's the latest first of all, in the search polo? >> well wolf this search shows no signs of stopping here on the outer fringe. we see mexican police coming and going from a staging area here outside this maximum security prison where joaquin "el chapo" guzman was able to escape from. what's very interesting here wolf and what we've noticed in the last few hours is just the sheer amount of traffic that's made its way past us mainly construction crews. and could be very crucial here as investigators have reason to believe that guzman had a tremendous amount of help from the outside, likely people who were digging their way towards that prison that nearly mile
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stretch tunnel that you'd be -- that runs underneath this road and eventually makes its way into the prison facility itself. and that begs the question -- how would these crews these alleged accomplices be able to slip under the radar where i can tell you we continue to see dump trucks. construction crews are working on a project here part of the infrastructure that's supposed to bring water, fresh water to residents. so it would be easy to slip under the radar and hide in plain sight so investigators look into that as a possibility. we know that police are speaking to at least 18 guards at this facility. they've taken them to mexico city which is only about an hour's drive east from where we are. they're trying to find out if guzman had some help. last thing i mentioned, wolf, is that it's important that the mexican government track down the individual again. you recall in 2001, he was able to elude authorities for 13 years. authorities don't want to make sure -- they want to make sure that does not happen. again, especially as this could
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be seen as really quite an embarrassing moment for current president enrique peneto. >> let's get analysis from the former director of the fbi. give us background on what's going on. this looks like a sophisticated plot. a lot of conspirators. this is a mile-long tunnel with ventilation, with light ss. >> guzman has a worth of $1 million estimated by forbes he built more than a dozen tunnels at the mexican/u.s. border and he specialized this running long tunnels under the boarder to traffic drugs into the u.s. so for him he's got a number of these construction companies that work for him. he brought a company down he somehow got access to the blueprints of that prison so
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they know that when they went laterally for a mile they would come up in his cell. miraculously. and this is not a hacksaw job like we saw in new york. this is a sophisticated engineering project with a major excavation of dirt lighting ventilation, a powered vehicle inslide the for him to get out with. so this was a huge project everybody in the world must have been aware of the construction and knew about it. but the guards, the corrections officers police officers generally don't want to cross this guy because he'll kill their entire family. >> he's a dangerous guy. does this shake your confidence in mexican law enforcement? >> not generally in law enforcement. the difficult thing is that even where you have -- and i know many mexican officers who are diligent and dedicated, have integrity, but these guys will show up show the officer a picture of their children their wife their parents, their cousins and say "tomorrow go fishing.
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we're going to have activity you don't want to be around." and they know if they don't their kids their spouse their parents will be tortured skinned alive, dismember, poured in vats of acid. i've seen crime scene photos from mexico on many occasions. they're horrific. they almost make isis look like boy scouts. >> so in other words his cartel has a lot of money, they can pay off people to undertaken a operation? >> absolutely. pay them off. not only do they pay off law enforcement but journalists, politicians, mayors. anybody that can obstruct their operation and for journalists it's estimated that over 100,000 people innocent people have been murdered in mexico in the last seven or eight years. we hear lnlalmost nothing about it. their reporters are not allowed to report on that in the newspapers their tv stations are not and they've killed plenty of journalist mos prove their point, don't talk about this. so we hear very little in the just in what's the u.s. role or what should the u.s. role be right now trying to capture this
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guy? >> well, all the u.s. can do is offer every kind of assistance and it has offered it. we've offered it on many occasions in the past. but the mexicans have generally in a big way been difficult. iran the fbi's attache program, fbi has half a dozen officers in mexico as does dea, the marshalls, ice. they're difficult to deal with. at one point the main concern that the mexican government had was too many u.s. agents running around mexico carrying guns. they didn't want the agents carrying guns so in 2011 we had two ice agents ambushed one of them murdered because -- and they were unarmed, couldn't defend themselves. that's part of the policy mexico has had, we don't want your people down here carrying guns. >> i guess the suspicion is he won't be found any time soon? >> i don't think so. >> tom fuentes, thanks very much for that. just ahead, hillary clinton says she wants to boost the paychecks of middle-class americans. you'll find out how she plans to do that. she delivered a major speech today, much more coming up.
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wisconsin governor scott walker says he's in the race for the white house, becoming the 15th republican presidential candidate to announce a bid. today he tweeted this "i'm in. i'm running for president because americans deserve a leader who will fight and win for them." he also put out a video this morning. scott walker is scheduled to make a formal announcement outside milwaukee. we'll have coverage in the situation room. now to one of walker's democratic rivals, hillary clinton, who says she wants to put more money in the pockets of middle-class americans. she outlined her plan today in the first major policy speech of her campaign. among other things she called for tax incentives for companies to share profits with workers, raising the federal minimum wage and tax reform that would result in the wealthy paying more. she also took a swipe at
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republican presidential candidate jeb bush's comment that americans need to work longer hours. >> well he must not have met very many american workers. [ cheers and applause ] let him tell that to the nurse who stands on her feet all day or the teacher in that classroom or the trucker who drives all night. let himmel that to to fast food workers marching the streets for better pay. they don't need a lecture, they need a raise. [ cheers and applause ] >> let's bring in gloria borger. gloria to be fair jeb bush says he was talking about part time workers, they need to work longer hours hopefully to become full time workers. so her strategy in this particular speech was? >> her strategy was to take on
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republicans in the issue of income inequality. this is a huge issue wright now. republicans are talking about it as well i might add. but in this speech he was kind of channeling her inner bernie sanders and her inner elizabeth warren and she was effectively saying i'm on your side and those republicans are not, whom she named by name. not only jeb bush but she named scott walker marco rubio. and she was making the case that they don't understand your problems the way i understand your problems and the way the democratic party understands your problems. it's a lot more populist than we're used to hearing a clinton, but it's something she has to do if she wants to rally the base around here. >> because of bernie sanders? she didn't mention his name did she? >> no she didn't mention bernie sanders' name. but she's clearly talking about him and the things he's talking about, raising the minimum wage profit sharing, some we haven't heard from hillary clinton
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before. raising taxes on the wealthy. also one other thing, she took kind of a little swipe at president obama after saying how he had rescued the economy after the crisis in 2008 but she kind of -- she took a little swipe at the him forswipe at him for not prosecuting wall street made it clear that there are people on wall street who have gotten away with a lot of things that she would not let them get away with that they have had no price to pay. so that was another clear omage to bernie sanders. >> you remember her husband's economic policies during his eight years in the white house. she touted the gains, but she's moving in a different direction away from the traditional clinton approach which was much more mainstream shall we say. >> the clinton approach which was very successful the bill
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clinton approach she said i'd like hearing the phrase president clinton she talked about him. his was much more centrist third way democrats as we used on call them the democratic leadership council. >> dlc. >> exactly. hillary clinton has pivoted to the left because by the way the party has pivoted to the left. the interesting thing about hillary clinton's pivot is that her husband says you know what actually when you look back at trade deals, maybe we should have been more -- maybe we should have thought more about labor for example. so i think as she pivots to the left, her husband will be right there with her. so she's able to do that pretty easily. the world has changed, the party has changed dramatic lipallydramatically. >> the olden days during the primaries you go to the right, once you get the nomination, 2000 heyou go to the center.
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>> she'll go back to the center and in many ways it's sort of what mitt romney tried to do in another direction. you know he tried to go to the right and then you've back to the center. and she's got to be very careful navigating this or she could wind up with a mitt romney problem when she gets to the general. >> gloria thanks very much. greece getting a new bailout worth about $100 billion. we'll show you how the u.s. markets are reacting to the deal. it wouldn't make sense if you turned on something in one room and it turned on everywhere else. but that's exactly how traditional cooling and heating systems work. so you pay more than you should. but mitsubishi electric systems give you a better way... with no waste and lower energy bills. control temperatures precisely in one or every room ... ...with no new ductwork. so everyone can enjoy ultimate personal comfort. mitsubishi electric cooling and heating. make comfort personal. you pay your car insurance premium like clockwork. month after month. year after year.
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let's head over to wall street and take a closer look at the markets. dow jones up 170 points. european markets were also higher today. much of those gains being chalked up to a new bailout deal that was hammered out in greece over the weekend. it will give greeks an additional $96 billion to help keep the country afloat. greece needed a new bailout after defaulting on its last payment to the international
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monetary fund. just last week greek voter rejected the earlier bailout in a national referendum saying the terms were too harsh. but the greek prime minister now admits the new version is a bitter pill to swallow. >> translator: the deal was difficult, but we avoided financial suffocation and the collapse of the banking sector that we had been heading toward. we have left an important legacy for change which is necessary for the whole of europe. >> our business correspondent richard quest was in brussels as they hammered out the deal. >> reporter: 17 hours of negotiations, it's believed to be the longest euro summit on record. and throughout the long night, the different aspects kept coming up. firstly out of the euro.
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greece would have to gri imf would be front and center without the other institutions throughout the deal. and the question of this privatization fund. a certain number of greek assets up to 50 burrow euros worth will now be put into a special trust funds, if you like. they will be kept in greece. but the money will be privatized used to pay down debt to pay off bank recapitalization and there will be a component for greek growth. that was crucial for alexis tsipras the greek prime minister and finally the others went along with. greece now has an extremely hard task ahead. it has to push through some very tough laws through the greek parliament in a matter of days. and then it has to commit itself to even more reforms in the future. only when the eurozone leaders see that that has happened will they agree to open negotiations
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for a full eurozone bailout. the total amount involved here is in the tens of billions of euros, some estimate up to $96 billion worth of money. but what this was really all about was trust. can greece be relied upon to keep its word. to keep the promises that it's made tonight. the agreement that is being produced is full of shackles and chains to make sure greece does follow up with what it said it's going to do but everybody really knows this is about trust. and it's up to greece to prove it will keep its word. richard quest, cnn, brussels. >> rich arrestedrichard, thank you. greece still has to keep its banks closed for the next two days.
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is that's that's it for me. i'll be back at 5:00 thiswill in the situation room. newsroom with pamela brown starts right now. hello. i'm pamela brown in for brooke baldwin today. as we come to you live, one of the most violent criminals in the world, a man once compared to osama bin laden is on the run right now as we interest a massive manhunt going on for joaquin joaquin "el chapo" guzman head of the violent sinaloa cartel. he's escaped from prison for the second time. mexican officials say he walked into a shower and wasn't seen again, squeezing position through this 20 by 20 inch hole and emerging in a mile long tunnel. but this was no sewage system this was a fully