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he had two children with his partner, dionne. gentlemen, there are a lot of people grieving your loss from atlanta to new york. some of those people are my dear friends. they love you dearly. our hands go out to you, your family and your friends. corky, isu and adam, gone too soon. good night. good evening. thanks very much for joining us tonight on the eve of president obama's final state of the union address. surprising new polling numbers to succeed him. as you'll see, they're showing tight races, especially in iowa. iowa was supposed to be ted cruz country. last week, it was suggesting the
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real cruz country is canada. in a lot while, we'll explore the merits of exactly that. the but first, john king breaking it down by the numbers. john. >> in iowa, we have a very close race. over the weekend, we had a brand new poll. that one had ted cruz at 28%, donald trump at 24%. essentially within the margin of error. so a statistical tie with donald trump and ted cruz at the top. this is a two-man race in iowa. let's look at the big determining factor. cruz at the moment has a league among ee van gel cans. cruz winning big among tea party voters and among those who describe themselves as very
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conservative. 44% for cruz, 26% for trump. here is the big challenge for donald trump. 37% of republicans who say they're moderate or liberal say they're trump supports. only 7% for ted cruz. so that suggestions room to go. finally, let's bring up the average of the reputable polls in the past 30 days. as we discussed, a two-man race at the top with cruz and trump and rubio looking for the third ticket out of iowa but this gap is very important. remember, if trump can stay close or win iowa, it's a big lead in new hampshire right now. if he sinks a little bit, we'll see if the polling changes but
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with the days counting down to iowa this is a two-man race and heavy weight battle. >> sure is, john, thanks very much. joining us now, trump national campaign co-chairman and iowa sam clovis and romney presidential campaign strategists steward stevens and conservative columnist kathleen parker. the sense over the last couple weeks is that donald trump was losing ground in iowa. now you have the latest polls indicating basically a dead heat. do you think the questions that donald trump has been raising about cruz' eligibility are having an impact? >> not much of that, anderson, as much as just the shifting sands. this is -- look at what happened in 2012. we had a massive breakout that occurred exactly three weeks
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before the primary there and rick santorum was at 4% and ended up winning that. i think there is a lot of shifting to go. one of the things that's important is to look at who the people are and committed to their -- who they are supporting and i think donald trump's position is very strong with people committed to him and i also think that there are still a lot of shifting to go on. i've seen it on caucus night myself people get up and make presentations and change their mind sitting in the seats on caucus night. >> steward, i mean, you've been on the program before and certainly no trump fan. your business winning elections. a, do you think sam is right that's not necessarily the questions about trump's eligibility and do you think sam is right about the strength of the commitment by iowaens to donald trump? >> look, disagreeing on iowa with sam is a dangerous thing. trump is very lucky to have him. i -- listen, i think the way this is going to sugar out as they say in new hampshire is that cruz is going to win this
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and i think he's going to win it easily. i think he'll be somewhere north of 30. i think trump will prove to have a top of around 24. so i think that they will be more than five points spreading them apart. you know, this idea that you can show up and register and have now voters, you know, reminds me of 1999 when everybody said the nasdaq would go to 10,000. i just don't think it will happen. didn't take over the world and i don't think we'll have anything new. typically, it's more repeat customers than not show up at the iowa caucus. >> kathleen -- >> do i get to talk? >> yeah, go ahead. >> so when the guys start talking numbers, you know, i feel like we're talking sports and i'm not going to argue with them because they know their
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stuff. i do think that trump is doing a little bit of damage to senator cruz because he understands the audience so well and to those people who respond to the birther message, it is something that would appeal to them, that would resonate with them. what i think donald trump is actually doing something more than just merely challenging ted cruz, i think he's laying the groundwork for a general election should he become the nominee. in that, he is challenging this person on his natural born citizenship just as he did president obama but when he challenged president obama, there was many who saw that as having sort of a dog whistle racial under tone. so this way, you know, he's free and clear from that. he's inoculated himself with that challenge or those questions the nominee might raise. he can say i'm after the truth here, i really care about people's natural born citizen ship. >> sam, it's interesting trump is not just talking about cruz in terms of eligibility but ethanol which is important.
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there is also another debate this week and until now, sam, any dustups between donald trump and senator cruz have been put aside once they are actually on that stage together and donald trump repeatedly said look, i like ted cruz. i'm just raising these questions. do you think we are now at the state of this race that people are past that point of not confronting each other directly on a stage? >> i do think you've seen the shift in not just mr. trump but other candidates, shift away from going after each other as viciously as they have. i think that they are now talking substance and policy in a lot of these different issues and bringing up those differences, which is very hard when you have this many people in the field. i want to go back to one point, i think that the new people showing up, i think, you know, you raise a great point there about new voters showing up.
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i would agree with that. what we'll see is a lot of republicans coming off the bench that haven't participated in caucuses for a long time. those 04s and 04 voters we call, those are the ones that will start showing up. so i do think we'll have a lot of registered republicans that will show up. >> and steward, i mean, the fact that everyone is talking about a two-man race in iowa, trump has a big lead in new hampshire. who, if anyone, has room to maneuver here and what is their move? >> well, i think we see that the huge shift in these primaries based on what happens in the previous. we saw a 35-point shift within a matter of a month in florida. in 2012. you know, i was part of the genius crew for george bush we took a 65-point lead in new hampshire and lost by 19 and went into south carolina 20 points down and still managed to win. i think it's very fluid. on this debate, the key here is donald trump is trying to disqualify ted cruz. ted cruz should go into that
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debate with the same mission. he should disqualify donald trump as president of the united states. all of this i'm going to be nice to you, i mean, donald trump isn't playing by those rules. he's literally saying that donald trump, that ted cruz should -- is not qualified to be president of the united states. now there is plenty of reasons i would suggest that donald trump is not eligible to be president of the united states. they shouldn't be about who is nice to each other, why i should be president of the united states, why the other person shouldn't be. it's time to move to that in this race. that's how you win races. you don't win races by being nice and trying to have the most friends. it's not a facebook competition. you win races by going out and showing why you should win and the other person shouldn't. >> anderson, i'd like to make another point. >> go ahead, yeah.
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>> the same poll found that, i think, more -- the most likely people to go to the caucuses believe that ted cruz is the more likely, correct me if i'm wrong on this, the more likely to be able to win a general election and i think that's completely wrong. i don't think there is any chance ted cruz can win a general and here is why. one observation, this seems to have slipped through the cracks a little bit but i -- you know, ted cruz said something that i found rather astonishing. he said, you know, it's time for the body of christ to rise up and support me. i don't conon who takes their religion seriously who would think that jesus should rise from the grave and rest recollect himself to serve cruz. you want to talk about self-imagery, i think he makes -- ted cruz makes donald trump look rather sort of like a gentle little lamb so -- >> do you think donald trump would win a general?
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>> i think -- i don't think he should but i think he has a better chance in a general election because he's not so far right as ted cruz. you see that his support comes from people very conservative, the evangelical community, many of whom may disagree with what i said and may see it less offensive than i did but, you know, i think the middle of the road people, moderates, more liberal republicans would find that a little much and i don't see independents falling in line behind ted cruz. >> sam clovis, steward, kathleen parker, always great to have you on. great discussions. evangelical question shortly tonight. quick bit of breaking news as well. fox business announcing the lineup for the next gop debate. the only major headline, rand paul and carly fiorina demoted to the under card with senator
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paul deciding as he's been promising to skip the whole thing. the legal angle on the allegations, the question is does donald trump have a point? would anyone have a case against ted cruz? two harvard legal scholars join us and one taught ted cruz the law. inside the raid that got "el chapo" and put him away here in the u.s. up close video like you haven't seen before. [ gunshots ]. what do doctors from
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welcome back. we talked before the break about the polling impact and perhaps the voting impact of donald trump's effort to dip ted cruz in maple syrup and wrap him in the flag and the fact we're discussing it is a trump political victory. there say question we answered on nbc's meet the press. >> your chief competitor is ted cruz. you brought up the canada citizen ship issue. do you believe he is constitutional eligible? i know the supreme court has never ruled in. what does that mean?
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do you yourself think he should be eligible? >> what happens is i was watching lawrence tribe of harvard who is a constitutional expert, one of the true experts and according to him, it's a real question mark and he is the -- he is one of the great authorities on this subject. >> we have professor tribe who taught senator cruz and of course, senior legal analyst jeffrey toobin who served as research assistant and jeffrey joins us tonight. professor tribe, why in your opinion is senator cruz' eligibility still a question and unsettled? >> because the supreme court never resolved it and there are really two very different approaches to a question like this. one approach is to ask what the original meaning of the constitution is trying to figure
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out what the framers intended and what people understood in 1788. if that's your approach, then it really looks like you have to have been born on american land in order to be a natural born citizen. now that's not my approach. my approach is to look at the ark of history, look at how we have understood that term as a people over time and it's very different under my more flexible approach a guy like ted cruz would be eligible. what makes this important is very different from the birther issued raised about president. what makes this important is the constitution is important and your approach to it is important. when cruz was my student, he was consistent. we argued back and forth. he aced the class even though he had different views. he was in favor of a frozen constitution with one meaning and doesn't change.
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except when it helps him to say it changes. the amazing thing, the reason i got interested in this is not that i, you know, want to study his birth certificate or his mom's birth in delaware, it's the fact that he says he wants to put justices on the court who will take this view of the constitution and ironically the kinds of justices he says he wants are the ones that say he's not eligible to run for president if the issue came before them. on the other hand, the justices i want are the ones that would say he is eligible because as he himself says, in the intervening years congress has done a number of things. we've had the gold water case where he was born in arizona before it became a state. we have the mccain case where he was born in military base outside the u.s.
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this is important because the way this guy plays fast and loose with the constitution, he's a fair weather originalest and i have an op ed in the boston globe called the constitution on cruz control that explains why this issue matters. not because it's likely some court will yank ted cruz off the campaign trail or out of the white house, it's important because it gives us a window to what this guy might do and what the judges he picks might do to our constitution. and if that doesn't matter, than i don't know what does. >> i want to bring in jeff toobin. jeff, do you agree with your former professor? >> i certainly agree with donald trump that larry tribe is the great authority on the constitution, but on this question, i'm really not sure larry is right about this. there was an article by two former generals that looked at this issue and what they concluded was their understanding of the original constitution is that if you had to go through a naturalization
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ceremony like arnold schwarzenegger did, you are not a natural born citizen but citizen at birth like ted cruz in canada, like john mccain in panama, you are a natural born citizen. i find that frankly more persuasive than larry's argument but i also think this is never going to come up before a court because i don't think anyone has the right to bring it to court, so this is really as usual more of a political argument than a legal argument, and donald trump has muddied the waters, which is what he wanted to do. >> professor, do you agree, nobody has the standing to bring this up? >> that's unclear because an opponent would have the standing.
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there was, after all, bush and gore. many of us don't enjoy remembering it where a court even though everybody said no court is going to get involved, the court did get involved because george h.w. -- george w. bush said that i'm being hurt by this guy's putting a cloud on my presidency. the main point is that i've read that article by two other friends of mine, neal and paul, neal got you-all, it's a pretty good article but not as good as what these two professors wrote and the fact is it's not as good because it's asking the wrong question. it's asking what's the best answer all things considered. the question of whether he should be eligible or someone like him. that's not the issue. the issue is do the kinds of judges that he says he would insist on, the kinds who would over rule who don't believe in gay rights or women's rights but
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who think the constitution is frozen, if he really believes in their philosophy, then he's not really the philosophy of paul clement or larry tribe or jeff toobin. it turns out ted cruz drops that when it doesn't serve his purposes. >> right. >> i think it's -- the constitutional hypocrisy may be disqualifying even if birthing canada is not. >> professor tribe, it's really a pleasure to have you on. >> pleasure to be on. >> great discussion. just ahead, we'll drill down on the voting block that could determine who wins the republican nomination. evangelicals, how and why are they splitting votes and which candidate has the best chance of winning the biggest slice of their votes? that's just ahead. you totalled your brand new car.
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as we've said a poll shows donald trump and ted cruz neck and neck in iowa, evangelicals a key voting block in the hawk eye state and the contrast is pretty stark. listen. >> at the spirit of revival sweeping this country and in particular conservatives to unite. >> we have to awaken and energize the body of christ. >> i even brought my bible, the evangelicals, okay? we love the evangelicals.
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we love the art of the deal but the bible is far, far, far superior, yes. >> joshua 2415 on the wall, choose you this day whom you will serve as for me and my house, we will serve the lord. >> to the best of my knowledge not too many evangelicals come from florida. >> a new poll shows more than a third of iowa and talk to voters when it comes to presidential elections and republican candidates joining me now and author on president of southern baptist, director institute of former political reporter. dr. moore, i want to ask you, when it comes to the gop candidates and jerry fall well wing and trump leading the swagger wing.
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>> people from the outside and evangelicals and tribes within evangelicals. by the wing, i mean, the politically activated mobilized sort of constituency going back to the preregan era. that's really important in places such as iowa because these people are likely to get out and vote and even more so to get out and caucus. by the billy graham, evangelical of people and politically.
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the sort of people tempted to disengage because they want to preserve and preserve the mission and i find it that many of these younger evangelicals taken with marco rubio and his optimistic hopeful vision of the future. by the jimmy swagger wing, the health and wealth prosperity that tends to not focus on personal morality or character as long as that person is selling what they like. i think donald trump is doing very well with that sort of evangelical. >> and when you talk about leading the jimmy swagger wing, how do you see it? is that donald trump because jimmy swagger is best known nowadays for the scandal that
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brought him down. >> well, what you have is donald trump is doing so much of his out reach at the leadership level with prosperity, gospel, sorts of leaders, the kind of people that most rank and evangelicals would see and you have a candidate who is completely dismissive of personal virtue. when it comes to himself, the very thing that conservative evangelicals and social conservatives says matters when it comes to electing leaders. >> the notion of asking for forgiveness is not something donald trump said or did a lot of. david, it's not surprising cruz is leading with evangelical, how much time and effort he put into cording them and what he himself believes in. the fact trump is trailing him
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by seven points when it comes to evangelicals, what do you think is behind that? >> well, i think donald trump has an appeal to a lot of different republicans for a lot of different reasons and i think sometimes we treat evangelicals as a world into themselves and they are motivated by the same things a lot of voters are motivated by. donald trump has tapped into the nation's anger and some of the disaffection and many agree with that. i think -- i also think that donald trump support is a little soft in general. i think the challenge that he has is a lot of new people that are coming to his banner is to
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somehow turn those people out and i thought some clovis had a good point earlier in your program when he talked about the dynamic of what happens on caucus night. this is not an election where you go into a voting booth. this is a caucus. what do people do there? they talk and evangelicals are talking with non-evangelicals and neighbors and so fort and there will be a lot of people who change their mind. >> dr. moore, it's always good to have you on the program, david, thank you. coming up next, breaking news tonight. dramatic video showing the deadly raid on "el chapo's" hideout. five people killed and the drug lord managed to get away again and captured a short time later. we'll have details ahead. ♪ (cell phone rings) where are you? well the squirrels are back in the attic. mom? your dad won't call an exterminator... can i call you back, mom? he says it's personal this time... if you're a mom, you call at the worst time. it's what you do. if you want to save fifteen percent or more on car insurance, you switch to geico. it's what you do. where are you? it's very loud there. are you taking a zumba class? hwe'll match any competitorse best prprice. this?
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well, breaking news tonight, joaquin guzman is awaiting extradition to the united states. it may take a while. these pictures were taken shortly after his arrest. the cartel leader is being held in the same prison six months ago and faces seven drug related charges in the united states. it could take months for him to be extradited. over the weekend, the story took an interesting twist when "rolling stones" published an article that interviewed "el chapo" while he was still a fugitive on the run and there is video showing the deadly raid that put "el chapo" back behind
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bars only after he got away again. martin savidge joins me with the latest. let's talk first about the video the mexican military released. what does it show? do we know about it? >> that's pretty astounding video. i've seen entry videos. this is really remarkable because it's helmet camera footage from an officer of the soldiers that makes the entry into the building but you are right there. i should warn you, it's three minutes of video, actually 14 minutes that was released. they had things under control in about ten but take a listen how it violently began. [ gunshots ]. [ gunshots ].
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[speaking foreign language] [speaking foreign language]. [ gunshots ]. [speaking foreign language]. [speaking foreign language]. [ gunshots ]. [ gunshots ].
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>> martin, in the video it is incredible. we didn't see "el chapo" in the video. had he already escaped? >> right. it appears that, you know, part of the sort of gunfire that was taking place, at least coming from his gunman was a delaying tactic. they engaged the soldiers as they came in to allow their boss apparently time to escape. because what was found was that there was, get this, a tunnel, no surprise with "el chapo." it was apparently hidden in a closet.
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he went down there. the marines found it. that tunnel led to a sewer system. they chased him through the sewer system but he was able to get out, get to a vehicle and drive off. he was captured a short time later so in the end, that mission was successful. >> as we said, he's awaiting extradition. thanks very much. raids like the one we just saw in the video looks like sheer chaos. hard to tell what is happening sometimes. to a seasoned pro, it looks different. glad to be joined by former fbi assistant director and former navy seal, former coordinator for the hostage working group at the u.s. embassy in baghdad and vice president of grom technologies. you spent years working on drug cartel cases. when you see this raid, what do you make of it and the importance he is back in custody and facing extradition? >> well, yeah, sure, one thing is for clear, they were trained by u.s. special forces. they were moving well. they were very sound tactically. you know, what we're looking at here is a mass murderer and i think a lot of people -- that gets lost when you see actors like sean penn sort of becoming cartel groupies. he killed thousands of people. we're not looking at a lovable drug smerf.
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he's a mass murderer. >> it starts with special forces throwing grenades. can you walk us through what tactics they are using here? >> well, you know, as was pointed out, these guys have been -- there is exchange training with special operations forces around the world. no spestivety. but these guys, they -- the initial and i listened to the whole video. they actually crash the door. they had a crash door with a metal barricade to get through and took four or five and from the the moment they initiated the raid, you can bet guzman was jumping through that rear door, that secure door to get on his way and the enemy themselves
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were trying to do a delay tactic. as they move forward, once they lost the element of surprise, a tactic is to throw flash crash before you go into the room because it's a fourth of a stick of dynamite. it's a huge flash and huge explosion. it will disorient you, your vision and your sound and it gives that unit to make penetration into the room and as was seen throughout the video, a guy orchestrating the whole moment in terms of calling in for extra soldiers, stacking them on each door. their moments weren't as car graphed as you would expect from some of the topnotch units out there but they did a good job moving room by room clearing the house and as they were going through the house, they were collecting intel. at one point, they stopped a woman and were interrogating her saying how many people left? how many hombres and six total was her comment. they try to clear the house and make accountability but the one hombre was guzman who made his
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exit out through the sewer system. >> dan, in a case like this, how important is speed, is the clock or is it more important to just be systematic to move systematic to know what you're heading into? >> well, it's orchestrated violence like a ballet. you have to clear room by room because one, if you leave a room behind or a closet or too that hasn't been checked or screened, a bad guy can be in and come and take you from the rear security. you have to clear every room and units, they clear the house relatively quickly but, you know, at one point they got caught up in the initial barrage. you can hear the initial 30, 40 seconds, guzman's men fired back into that fatal funnel, that fatal funnel being the doorway, the entry. so of course, wall of led coming out your way will stop the train but gained a higher initiative and systematically went through
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and had a barricade shield that actually their point man going room to room. so a lot of bravery shown by the mexican commandos. my hats off to them. they did a good job and from what reports, only one was injured. remarkable. the reports are saying five to six of "el chapo's" men killed on site and one commando wounded. clearing the house room by roll and collecting intel and clearing it from top to bottom. from the bottom to the top floor in a systematic manner. >> chris, i mean, first of all, he's been sent back to the same prison he escaped from, i assume different jailers, a lot more security while he awaits extradition. will this really make any impact as long as there is demand in the u.s., will this make any impact on this cartel, on the
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other cartels or will someone try to fill the void? >> someone will probably try to fill the void, although, many of his family members and chief lieutenants remain and putting him in jail back in the same prison is a little surprising. that seems to me to speak volumes about the commitment of the mexican government to hang on to him. he knows a lot about official corruption and i would be surprised to see him come out of that jail and actually get extradited. so yeah, the cartel will be rivals that will come forward. that's what happened over the last few years when they took out other cartel leaders, young bucks will come up and try to fill that void and be more violence within that cartel and between other cartels. unfortunately, mexico has a real problem here and this is just a small step in the right direction. >> chris, daniel, good to have you on. the powerball jackpot has grown to over a billion dollars. a billion with a b. a sure way to win next. i don't know about that, really. dr. phil likes to watch football.
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you'd only clear a measly $576 million in profit, which won't seem like that much if you have $584 million to spend on tickets and if one other person gets the numbers, you'll end up in the red. more of a buzz kill, that does not guarantee smooth sailing. quite the contrary as gary tuchman reports. >> reporter: to win huge amounts of money in the lottery you have to be lucky. you have to be skillful. this is david lee edwards. >> i never have to worry about a hotel room, what i pay, worry about a menu. [ laughter ] >> yeah. that's amazing. >> reporter: edwards and his then soon to be wife wined a quarter of a billion-dollar jock pot and received $27 million after taxes. edwards served time in prison
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and was unemployed. i interviewed them in their luxury hotel suite after they received the check. >> when i went and played the lottery, i was sincere when i asked god to help me because i was desperate in my soul. desperation. >> reporter: they had become very rich very fast and edwards told me he would turn his life around, give money to charity, his children and already had a plan in mind for themselves. >> it's an r-series bentley rolls royce convertible. >> reporter: sauna, you told me you would get a car. >> between three, dodge viper, lamborghini or ferrara. >> reporter: they got the ferrari and many more cars and a jet and mansions. in one year edwards spent $12 million and ultimately lost all his money, filed for divorce from shana and died in hospice care two years later. >> was this bad judgment? >> it was bad judgment, bad choices.
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>> do you want to say a few words? >> reporter: the woman not commenting is amanda clayton that won $1 million in the michigan state lottery. she got into legal trouble after continuing to collect welfare benefits. she said she was entitled to welfare because she still needed help. one year later she was found dead in her home from a suspected drug overdose. >> i just want to thank god for letting me pick the right numbers. >> reporter: jack whittacker of west virginia won nearly $315 million in the powerball in 2002. what was then the largest jackpot ever won by one person in u.s. history. like so many big winners, he couldn't believe his good luck. >> let me see that ticket and i looked at that ticket and sure enough, we had the winner and we were very excited. >> reporter: less than a year later, he had over half a million dollars in cash stolen from his car. later his granddaughter and daughter died untimely deaths and a few years back more of his money was stolen from various branchs of the bank where he kept his accounts according to
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legal complaints against him. when i met david lee edwards, he and his fiancee were ready to start a life. >> i'm going to buy shawna a beautiful engagement ring that i couldn't afford before and -- >> do you have a ring right now? >> i have no jewelry. >> no jewelry. >> she got her ring, but both received a lot of despair to go along with it. >> gary, i understand you actually stayed in touch with david edwards for awhile after he won that money. it's hard to believe when you hear him talking about getting a car and all those cars, that just seems like the first sign of trouble right there. >> yeah, what a nice man. we were really rooting for him. i talked to him the very next day after we did that interview in his hotel suite about something funny during the interview. while we were there, david and shawna ordered room service and got very expensive champagne and food and asked us to partake and did and we were standing in the same hotel and the next morning i got my bill and i had been
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charged for all the champagne and food and i called the front desk and i said i don't think you want to charge me but the guy that won $27 million and i called him and told him and he laughed and he said, of course, i meant to pay for that. i don't know what happened. we both had a good laugh and that makes the story sad the laughter ended very quickly for david. >> yeah, well, let's hope whoever wins this has a good head on their shoulders. gary, thanks. as the tributes pour in from all over the world from all walks of life it's clearer than ever david bowie was the real deal, ever changing relentlessly talented and visionary sound and provocative images and the patron of any kid that felt like an outsider, discovering his music and letting it make them feel less alone. david bowie's death comes days after they released a song from the artist. he was a giant of music, icon of fashion but more than anything else, david bowie was an artist that couldn't be defined by one medium. he did it all.
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he burst onto the music scene with his first hit, space odyssey. in 1970s was defined by one bowie rock masterpiece after another. ♪ changes changes, young americans. ♪ young americans fame. hand in hand with the music bowie's often gender bending and often outlandish alter egos.
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aladen sane, the thin white duke. >> i find that i'm a person who can take on the different people that i meet. i'm a collector. and i've always just seemed to collect personalities. ♪ pushing down on me >> in the 1980s he continued to write the sound track of our times. ♪ put on your red shoes and dance the blues ♪ let's dance. china girl. ♪ you got your mother bowie lent that sound track to causes helping to raise millions at live aid and appeared in movies. in 1986 starring in the fantasy film along with a young jennifer connolly. in 1992 he married super model aman and would go on to have a daughter, alexandria. throughout the 1990s into the
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new millenia, he continued. recently in the cult classic "zoolappeder ". . recently, he stopped touring and releasing albums, but the last few years saw a burst of creativity. bowie wrote a play and three days ago released his latest album called "back star." it was his final of more than two dozen in a career that spanned decades. trailblazer, innovator, artist until the very end, david bowie died after losing a battle with cancer. he was 69 years old. how lucky we all are to have lived in the age of david bowie, truly a legend. that does it for us. "cnn newsroom" is next.
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