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stabbed. the local hospital reported taking in nine victims, and officials saying despite the shootings the motorcycle expo is under way. the suspect not apprehended. >> to california, all three inmates who escaped last week are back behind bars, two of them were arrested this morning in san francisco, more than 400 miles from the jail they broke out of. they were found in this white van after a woman pointed it out to police saying that it looked a lot like the one that they were looking for. the third man turned himself in yesterday to authorities. the sheriff says the entire state of california now can breathe a sigh of relief. the all important iowa caucuses, the countdown to the first votes of the 2016 presidential election happening just two days in iowa. that's where virtually every candidate is this weekend. look at the map. you can see all of the
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republican events happening this afternoon and tonight. the democrats also fanning out across the state. we have two major rallies we're watching this hour. we'll bring them to you live, one is for jeb bush, another for hillary clinton. that will be led by her husband former president bill clinton. let's get straight to brooke baldwin live in des moines, iowa. the final countdown. people are excited. what i love by iowans, they love this stuff. >> they do. i was out and about last night. went out of my way to talk to people from des moines, and you know, they started talking about, not a candidate but potential snow. about snow potentially monday night in time for the caucuses. i kid you not. we're going to talk about snow coming up. they can handle it, but some of these caucusgoers may not. that is one of the crucial questions is whether or not. that said, you saw the map, all of the busy buttons. let's go and listen to marco rubio in ames, iowa.
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>> and i look forward with passion to making that argument. i look forward to reaching out to americans for example living paycheck to paycheck, because i grew up paycheck to paycheck. my father was a bartender, my mother a stock clerk at kmart, a maid, a cashier. i know what it's like to live paycheck to paycheck. i have lived paycheck to paycheck. and people in my family sill live paycheck to paycheck. they are teachers, nurses, firefighters. and they struggle. because everything costs more. and the jobs don't pay enough anymore. hillary clinton can't lecture me about people living paycheck to paycheck. i can't wait for that debate. i intend to talk to young americans, staggering under the weight of student loans, 500% increase in student loans in the last 10 years. people graduating with thousands and thousands of dollars that they borrowed to pay for a degree that didn't lead to a job. they cannot lecture me about
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student loans, you know why? because i had a student loan, i had a student loan like three years ago. i never thought i'd pay it off. the only way to get rid of a student loan is pay it -- >> we're going to pull away, marco rubio saying his story which is what we heard on many a debate stage, many a stump speech. marco rubio who is someone who is definitely coming up and up especially since his strog debate performance thursday night. that trump-free debate. let me bring in my panel for the hour. ladies, nice to see both of you. welcome to iowa. first question, on the snow notion, we can talk about all of the candidates but something that could throw it like an october surprise, keep calling it the potential caucus surprise. who would be most affected if it really does snow? >> of course. going to ask the miami girl. you know. the effect of snow.
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you realize, this was miami, none of us would be leaving our house if there was a flurry. there is something we know about the people of iowa is they are hardy, they are used to this. right now we're all bundled up. it's 50 degrees here right now. it is practically a summer day in des moines, they are expecting a beautiful weekend. and yeah, they expect snow but i don't think it's supposed to be you know, the kind of snow we saw in washington and new york. 10 days ago. so, i think people are pumped up. this is an election that's going to be a photo finish on both sides. people don't know what's going to happen and they know their votes matter. i don't think the snow is going to make that much of a difference. >> if it snows on monday night and the turnout is lower than expected that affects bernie sanders. he needs a high turnout in order to win here. i mean, his whole theory is expanding that field, bringing first time caucusgoers so he needs a big turnout.
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if it's a big snowstorm, that could hurt bernie sanders. on the other side, though, you know, a lot of hillary's support is older women. and you know, they don't particularly like to go out in the snow, they could slip, they could fall. so it's kind of a toss-up. >> on that notion, this is what i find fascinating you talk to these folks at rallies on the bernie sanders versus hillary clinton, you see a lot of young women. you say to them, don't you want to see a female president, they, they say we will. we will. right now we're into bernie sanders. you go to the hillary clinton rallies and see some of the 60, 70-year-old women who want to see this >> in their lifetime. >> fascinating. >> it is. >> i think it's so telling because i think so often people think that women are in a niche because we're a gender. that's a simplistic thinking. >> one of the things i find really fascinating about bernie
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sanders is who would have thunk that young people could identify and you know, he could appeal. we're talking about a 74-year-old from vermont. >> who would be the oldest president. >> i think they are seeing his authenticity and his passion and somehow that is cutting through the cynicism that young people can often have. >> we only scratched the surface of the story in iowa and patty, when we go to break let me show you this. donald trump speaking in of all places, clinton, iowa. >> he came back, was missing one leg, and he talked about his life and how tough it was when he came back and how he's acclimated. it was an amazing thing. i don't know how many people heard it. it was an amazing story from a great young man. so we're helping a lot of people and we have to help our vets. i always talk about that. we're going to build our military so strong, so powerful, hopefully never use it.
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hopefully never have to use it. but you know right now our military is in bad shape. one of the soldiers came back and told me the son of a friend of mine, said you know, mr. trump what is so sad to me is that they have better equipment than we do. i said what do you mean. we have the best equipment. no. they take it away. we give it to our so called whoever we are fighting with, we don't know who they are. we don't know who these people are. like if the you look at syria.
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the outcome on monday could hinge upon weather. on the flip side on the republican side you have donald trump who seems to have his own play book when it comes to politics, to the unending frustration of every other republican candidate. so, let's bring back patty, former campaign manager for hillary clinton and cnn commentator a supporter of jeb bush. on the notion of, fascinating you look at the paradigm shift we were talking at the commercial break between the traditional campaigning and untraditional. traditional on the republican side, ted cruz, untraditional. marco rubio. >> i think on monday what we will see is a contest between untraditional campaigning. donald trump untraditional about everything. i keep hearing about donald trump ground troops. i have been on the ground for a couple hours, i asked folks if
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they encountered anybody. understand when you're in iowa, you know, you run into an organizer, a campaign staffer, campaign worker. it's like flies. and people say well, you know, we haven't seen one. haven't met one. so you've got trump running an untraditional campaign based on his persona, his celebrity status, his stardom, national name i.d. and on the character that we know from tv. you've got ted cruz running a very traditional campaign. he has checked off all of the boxes. all over the place in iowa. has spent a lot of time here on tv on ground operations, data mining. he really is checking off all of the boxes. and then you have marco rubio who has really cherry picked some places in iowa, he is being very strategic where he puts his resources and time. and he's putting a lot of
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emphasis on tv. >> half hour special this weekend on marco rubio that he paid for. >> today and tomorrow. >> that they are leaning heavy on. i think you've got three different types of campaigns, strategically. we'll see who wins. >> on the traditional side i think democrats are still running more traditional campaigns though it's so close we now know that clinton has agreed to this four additional debates which is something you don't necessarily want to do if you are way ahead. you want to don't expose yourself as much. at this point it could help her. >> it could definitely help her. you know, the dnc only sanctioned six debates, the word on the street is they were trying to help hillary clinton but in the end she is such a great debater it didn't help at all. she needs a debate now in new hampshire i think because she clearly wins these debates when she's up there with bernie sanders and martin o'malley. i think moving forward 3569 new hampshire, it's only frosting on
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the cake. people -- >> they have to now. >> they have to now. i think it's very close. we're going to see this des moines register poll what happens. on monday, what happens monday night. win or lose in iowa, bernie sanders has the money and will continue to raise the money to go on through all of the primary states and he is going to be there for a long haul. >> the dnc decision to have only six debates not only was it only six, it was on weekend nights you know, on saturday night. so it was almost like -- like how do we schedule these debates so that the least amount of people possible will watch them. i think they realize it was a mistake. and frankly, i think both byrnes and hillary clinton have done well and it raises enthusiasm. >> and anna, patty, thank you. >> can we go inside now? >> come on, miss miami. it's balmy here.
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>> you used to be a southern girl. then you moved to new york. >> i have a thick jacket on. >> works all the way around. thank you. we're watching live pictures of hillary clinton at an event here president back to my friend in new york, poppy harlow. >> 50 degrees, brook, that's pretty astonishing for iowa this time of year. i think ana needs to get more used to the cold. sorry, ana. coming from -- >> poppy, good news is the next cnn debate is in miami. okay. >> i know. >> sandals. >> all right. coming up, thank you so much. we'll be back live to iowa in a moment. coming up, though, switching gears here, a public health crisis that everyone agrees was man made. frightening images of brown cloudy water tainted with lead, coming straight from the tap in flint, michigan.
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>> talk directly to the parents of flint right now who have a child that is going to live with this. >> yeah. this is awful. and again, our goal is to do whatever possible to minimize the damage, to help support them through that. this shouldn't have happened. >> governor rick snyder, many called for his resignation. i asked why more was not done to prevent this, next. ♪
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flint, michigan now. ground zero of a public health crisis everyone agrees was manmade. michigan governor signed a bill to provide $28 million in funding to try to cope with the ramification of the poisoned water there. corroded lead pipe and health problems for those who drank the tap water before alarm was sounded. this as president obama announced $80 million in funding for flint and as three members of congress propose legislation, $400 million to resolve the issue and $200 million to
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address health issues. there is no guarantee congress will approve that funding though. in a moment, the cnn exclusive interview you will hear from the man many hold responsible, michigan's governor rick snyder. it calls for him to step down. flint's drinking water became contaminated on his watch and emergency manager that was appointed by the governor switched the city's water source from lake huron to the flint river. that did save money, but look what has happened. the river water was socorro sif it caused lead and other toxins to leech from pipes and for months residents rang alarm bells but officials assured them the water was safe to drink. cnn's dr. sanjay gupta showed us how a family with twins has been affected, their tap water tested off the charts for lead. here is what the doctor who exposed the disaster told
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sanjay. >> the percentage of children with lead poisoning doubled in the city of flint. and in some neighborhoods it actually tripled. >> if you were to think of something to put in a population to keep them down for this generation and generations to come it would be lead. >> that's because the damage that lead does to the body is irreversible, especially in children. medical experts say there is no safe level of lead in humans. investigations have been launched, lawsuits filed. a federal official with the epa resigned as for governor snyder he is apologizing. i sat down with him this week. >> can the people of flint today as we sit here can they drink the water? >> no. we don't want them to. and that's the terrible tragedy of all this. >> as the people of flint wait and wonder if they have been poisoned by the lead in their water, michigan governor rick snyder admits he failed them and promises to fix the crisis.
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>> all medical experts agree no level of lead ingestion especially children under the age of 6 is okay. >> correct. >> flint's not there yet. >> no. >> state officials seeing progress, saying unofficial water samples show 93% of flint's water is below 15 parts per billion lead the legal threshold. >> to be clear these are nonscientific done by residents. what do your scientists tell you are the lead levels? >> that's the protocol we're trying to establish because if you look at this part of the issue we had were we had different experts coming out with different answers. that's a bad answer. >> why not your top guy to the homes, get it done. and find out what the numbers are. >> there is a trust issue at this point. so, what we're doing now and we -- we're being i think thoughtful and careful about this given the circumstances, is people have come up with what they think is a good protocol.
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>> every day that is protocol, is another day that people here can't drink their water, the mother of three at the coffee shop down the road this morning told me she and her children bathe at their church. can this be sped up so they can get back to their life? >> this is one of the hugely frustrating parts particularly for the citizens. this is a terrible experience for them. the point is, is you can't just do it based on the calendar. you captain just say it's x days. we want to make sure it is safe. >> you said last week over 100 children here in flint have high levels of lead in their blood. how many kids is it as we sit here today? >> it's about 100 andsome if you go back over the last couple years. that's the problem is we know the ones that have higher levels to do appropriate follow-up care. it's really we need to establish the right medical protocols, the public health piece, educational process things to watch these kids for years that didn't have higher blood levels in terms of
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a blood test because they could be affected. >> you're saying there is the 100 children as of now, there may be many more. >> there could be many more. we're assuming that. >> a decline in the child's iq forever, affect their behavior, it has multigenerational effects. it can be passed on. talk to the parents of flint now who have a child that is going to live with this. >> yes. this is awful. and again, our goal is to do whatever possible to minimize the damage. to help support them through that. this shouldn't have happened. again, this is where there was a failure in government. in terms of people not using common sense enough to prevent this from happening. and identifying it. >> no level of lead in the body is safe, it is especially detrimental to children under the age of 6. dr. mona one of the first to discover the lead calls the impact on children irreversible and multigenerational.
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>> for those parents that are sitting here today and wondering is my kid going to not reach their potential because of this, and that's going to happen with some of these kids, we know that. the doctor told me what can be done is that you can minimize the impact through early literature programs, universal preschool, access to healthy foods that have calcium binds instead of the lead to the child's bones, mental health services. she put a price tag on that and told me it's going to cost $100 million just to do that. will you make sure they get $100 million? >> i'm not sure she would know how to put the price tag. i have reviewed recommendations she made. and actually a number of those actions we were already working on doing in flint but we're going to enhance those. ideas like preschool, in terms of making sure that's accessible to everyone. we've been a leader in the country but we need to do more in flint. we're going to look at all of these things. that's the point of getting good
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feedback from health experts. >> she is the expert who found the lead in the water, and she's done the analysis and she says $100 million is what it's going to take. i'm asking you again, $100 million, will you make sure they get that if that's what they need? >> we're making sure they get what they need. again, i haven't reviewed her number. i'm happy to do that. >> 2011 study fond water from the flint river would have to be treated with an anti-corrosive agent to be safe to drink. to do that would have cost $100 a day, but that was never done. i was speaking with a young man this morning, he said to me, they put money over people. and he said, the black lives and the poor white lives weren't worth it. when you look at the numbers, $100 a day, what happened? >> that's the failure point. i mean, in terms of cost structures, $100 a day, this is where the huge error was, is people, there were people that were subject matter experts in
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this that didn't believe that needed to be done. that was a huge mistake. that was part of the fundamental mistakes of this. >> why? >> again -- >> money -- >> no. not on that part. >> over these people? >> this is where the investigations will follow up and all in terms of the details. we're cooperating with all of those, i want to find out what went on. i want the facts out there. because we want to make sure this never happens again. in terms of saying it happened because of the nature of the community here, absolutely not. >> you look at the demographics here in flint, more than 40% live below the poverty line, many of them are african-american, minorities, this morning a white middle class university professor here said to me, flint has always been marginalized. he said this would not have happened down the road in grand blanc. this would not happen in gross point. is he right? >> no. in terms of doing that, in terms
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of the commitment i made to flint and our administration and what we've been doing in flint, flint has been a challenged community for a long time. but i made a massive -- but i made a massive investment in detroit and we've -- we made a major commitment to flint that we need to do even more. if the you look at what we've done in flint we've seen a 45% reduction in violent crime by putting additional resources. we pay for the lock up for the city. in addition to many other law enforcement efforts in this community. in terms of kids, we've done healthy kids dental to get dental care to the kids of flint and around the state that are lower income. healthy michigan, getting health care to people. >> the kids were poisoned by the water. the epa knew about it. your former spokesman knew about it in july 2015 and sent an e-mail. you didn't declare a state of emergency until january of this year. why did it take so long? >> actually i learned about it in october. i took action immediately then,
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offering filters, working with people on getting water on doing water testing, again we needed to do more though. as soon as we learned we took action. the failure was -- >> was it dramatic. the mother said to me no one came to my house immediately back in october and knocked on the door. >> that's why i said we needed to do more. so this point in time, all of the other efforts weren't as much as i would have liked. so the point is now that was the point of calling the national guard out, about making attempts to visit every home in flint. >> up next, the e-mail. i'm frustrated by the water issue in flint. these folks are scared and worried about health impacts and basically getting blown off by us. you have said since then that you knew about that e-mail. and that you were made aware of that. why not act then? >> the experts came back from both department of environmental quality and health and human services to say they didn't see a problem with lead in the water
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or lead in the blood. >> folks here did. they were getting rashes. kids were having rashes, the water was discolored. >> ahead more from the governor on that, he tells me he will fix the problem and is not resigning. stay with us.
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welcome back. even after officials acknowledged that water from the flint river was not safe to drink there is still not a long term solution. the problem untreated corrosive water flowing from a river that caused the pipes to leech lead into the drinking water. putting blame aside, we know the problem. so why is it taking so long to fix it? this week i went to michigan to sit down with the man in charge, governor rick snyder to ask him that. >> why not just immediately replace all of the lead pipes?
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>> that's a question you can ask across the country. the challenge of that is, that's not -- >> i'm asking you. >> that's not a short-term project. >> flint has had people. >> that's not a short-term project in terms of ripping up all of the infrastructure, replacing that. that can take an extended period of time. >> so, say we're sitting back here in five years. will those lead pipes be replaced? >> i hope a lot of work has been done on that. it's too soon to tell. i can't tell you how many pipes and where they are. we should e working on that. >> the safest thing, governor, given what they have been through? >> it's the safest thing. it's the question of how to work through it and the best fashion to make sure we're getting all of the resources. i view this lead infrastructu infrastructuinfrastructure -- >> other than money? what would stand in the way of replacing them? >> well, we've got a statewide issue in terms of lead pipes. we need to make sure we address all of michigan. i'm calling for a review of all of that.
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>> your former spokesman wrote an e-mail in july of 2015. here's part of it. i'm frustrated by the water issue in flint. the folks are scared and worried about health impacts and basically getting blown off by us. you have said since then that you knew about that e-mail. and that you were made aware of that. why not ask then? >> the experts came back from both the department of environmental quality and health and human services that say they didn't see a problem with lead in the water or lead in the blood. >> folks here did. they were getting rashes. kids were having rashes. >> let me finish. that hakes me feel terrible. i wirk we'd have done something different. you wish one more thing could have happened that it would have gotten caught. this is awful. so, when you say that, i appreciate in hindsight it's always hard to say but there are
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all of these and it's something i'll have to live with. but we're focused in on solving the problem today. >> when it comes to the money to get this done, to get it all done, the money to invest in the children's future, the money for the pipes, all of it, you're talking about hundreds of millions of dollars. you have a $500 million surplus now in the state. you cut corporate taxes by about $1.7 billion a year. how do you square it all? >> well again, it's helped generate michigan's economy in terms of making the state stronger. we have places we need to work extra efforts. flint is clearly one of those. >> do you feel like, governor, looking back now, the cuts were made in the wrong places? that perhaps with $1.7 billion in corporate tax cuts, maybe more could have gone to, say, flint, to fix stuff like this. >> it's not about moving money. this is a case of handful of
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government officials making extremely poor decisions. that had massive consequences for people. this raises a cultural question. >> you bring up culture and you said in a recent interview, one of the problems was quote not having the culture of asking common sense questions. doesn't that culture come from your office down? >> i'd say we've got a lot of wonderful people in many parts of the state governments that are common sense people. this was a place common sense was missing. >> as this scope of the crisis has grown, residents have rallied demanding the governor step down. >> a number of residents i have spoken with said they want accountability. will you resign? >> no. again, i think it's normal that right action, if you have a problem that happens from people that you were responsible for, you go solve it. you don't walk away from it. you take it head on. and that's what i've been doing. >> to those that say we trusted you, we trusted those you hire,
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you let us down, let someone else lead the fix. what do you say to them about why you believe you should keep your job? >> because i believe i'm the best person to do that. i'm focused in on this. this is something that happened on my watch. and i want to take responsibility for addressing it. this is just -- this is a terrible tragedy. this is a disaster in the sense that a handful of people let people down. this could have been avoided in many steps. and this is something you always second guess. what could have been done differently or how we ended up here. and that's why i apologized in my state of the state i made it very clear. that when someone's working for you that doesn't do the right thing you're responsible and i am. and i am truly committed both short, intermediate and long term. as long as i'm governor to solving this problem. >> a number of the people that you appointed or worked for you, that are responsible, have
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resigned. but you're keeping your job. explain that to people. >> i want to solve this problem. and again, i got bad information, i addressed this quickly. there is more to be done and i'm going to focus on commitment. to solve this. >> my thanks to governor snyder for sitting down to talk to us about this. we'll stay on this story. now the key solving the crisis. is government help enough? the billionaire owner of the detroit dispoipistons say no. he is pledging to raise millions. he joins me live next. urgent diarrhea. now there's prescription xifaxan. xifaxan is a new ibs-d treatment that helps relieve your diarrhea and abdominal pain symptoms. and xifaxan works differently. it's a prescription antibiotic that acts mainly in the digestive tract. do not use xifaxan if you have a history of sensitivity to rifaximin,
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the outcry over the desperation in flint is not confined to the city or even the state. it is striking nerves throughout this country and is driving people to take action. this "time" cover of a boy covered in rashes after bathing in toxic water moves a firefighter in chicago to raise $20,000 to help. and the funding site go fund me says as of last night nearly 9,000 people donated money to help flint. one of those people moved to help is the owner of the nba team the detroit pistons, a flint native, tom pledged to raise at least 10 million. thank you for being with me. >> hi, poppy. thank you. >> look, this is so close to your heart.
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you moved to america from the middle east. your mom didn't speak a word of english. flint is where you guys sort of realized the american dream. now you're a billionaire owner of an nba team. what is it like for you to see flint go through this? >> well, it's been hard, poppy. and the best thing that i could think to do about it was to use it as a catalyst to bring flint back. flint's had a hard time in the past years with the auto industry and so on. it has been an important city i think to america given manufacturing and auto. it's been tough to see, but i really want to use the crisis to revitalize flint. it has been very close to me and my family. i grew up there. played sports there, my brother started a business there. worked for my dad at a grocery store. so, it's been difficult to see. i want to do something about it. >> so you've said look, we're
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going to raise $10 million. i understand that a big bank called you today offering to help. >> yes. we had an outpouring i think they like the fact we're organized and we want to go after this. today we had a big bank out of michigan call us and talk about maybe potential business loans, new mortgages. this is beyond now the water crisis. of course that's at the forefront. but really, there's going to be many, many problems and i think we've got to prepare ourselves. >> when you think about this crisis and we're looking at images of the kids being tested for lead poisoning, i was there. it breaks your heart to hear from these mothers and fathers who don't know if their child has been poisoned yet or not. is there one image, one story, one thing that affected you so much to say i got to do something? >> interesting, i was there about six months ago and you
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know, at the time obviously nothing was out on this. but it really did impact me how flint was not moving forward and then this crisis and seeing the pictures with the kids and so on, that could have been me 20, 20 some years ago. i think flint has been so good to me and my family that it's an opportunity for me to give back and if there are going to be kids struggling, i want to be there for them like flint was there for me. >> it's interesting you say that because when i sat down with governor snyder of michigan he said to me look, flint has been challenged for a long time. when you look at the numbers it's just -- so evident over 40% of the population lives below the poverty line. they have been struggling, they lost a ton of that auto manufacturing. do you feel like having been from there, knowing it well, still having family there, that flint in some ways has sort of been given the short end of the stick or forgotten or not helped as much as it should have been?
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>> maybe poppy forgotten is not a terrible word. it's really been an important city to our economy in the auto industry and has been decimated over the years economically. to have this happen to them is really, really difficult to see. i think just bringing flint to our attention is a good idea and what i want to try to do, not mobilize just myself but mobilize really important people to come in and help i think a city that's been good to our country. >> where is this money going to go, $10 million, how does it help? a lot of the folks they are getting the bottled water. that doesn't help the mother who told me she takes the kids to the church to shower because she is scared to have them shower in the water though she is told that's safe. the long term solution. >> i think mostly to the economy, education, and kids. the state and our government has to really fix the water problem. we're not going to be able to fix that problem. i think we're going to be able
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to help with the problems that come out of it. but i think the state has got to move faster in fixing that problem first. for us, we're organizing ourselves right now, we on friday i think we did the united way and the doctor there that uncovered all of this stuff on friday, and look, i don't limit this to 10 million bucks. i actually think we're going to do a lot more. we're going to combine the money and the resources for the city and attempt to revitalize it. i'm not going to be able to do that alone. sorry. >> so quickly before i let you go, 30 seconds left. how can people help? >> i think we need some hope, we need some energy, we're in a crisis and i know flint people well enough that they should step up. they got to get somehow step up here and get their energy, keep the kids having hope. and i think people around the
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country understanding how important flint has been and you know, do something for flint. >> help their fellow americans. and folks, go to a flint now is the .
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all eyes right now on iowa, but if you're in hollywood, maybe you're taking your eyes off iowa and watching the screen actors guild awards. they are tonight. here's our isha sesay. >> reporter: it's actors honoring actors. >> it's a bunch of actors getting together and drinking free booze. >> reporter: the 22nd green actors guild awards will be handed out saturday night, celebrating the year's best performances in both tv and film. >> it's very rewarding. >> reporter: after a best actor win at the golden globes and critics' choice awardses, all eyes are on enard dough decap proto see if he can claim his first sag trophy for "the revenant." the oscar nominee is up against bryan cranston, johnny depp, michael fassbender and last year's winner eddie redmayne. "the big short" is up for best
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cast in a motion picture joining beast of no nation, straight outta compton and trumbo. on the tv side, it's "game of tro thrones" versus "homeland." with three nominations apiece, including best ensemble in a drama series alongside "downton abbey," house of cards a a final nomination of the cast of "mad men." >> i'm nervous. >> the big bang theory is up against sag favorite modern family, veep and orange is the new black as well as first-time nominees transparent and key and peal. >> yo, you can do anything! the world is yours! >> cnn's coverage of the sag awards is brought to you by land rover, above and beyond.
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take a look at this because it is the final push in iowa ahead of the big day, the baig night, caucus night, monday night. you have marco rubio there speaking to voters, hillary clinton there, had her husband, jeb bush, donnell trump, all of them making the final push in the key state of iowa. i'm poppy harlow. i'll be back in an hour. the last poll before the caucus, the "des moines register" considered the gold standard in an hour.
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these number koz give us a sneak peek of who will win come monday night. one hour from now, 7:00 p.m. eastern. before that, "smerconish" starts before that, "smerconish" starts right now. -- captions by vitac -- www.vitac.com i'm michael smerconish. finally, some americans are getting ready to vote. we'll have the very latest as the 2016 race moves from projections to reality. the e-mail issue that hillary seems unable to delete. the state department now says 22 e-mails on then secretary clinton's home server are too secret to be made public. might she be prosecuted for a felony? and those iowa caucuses on monday, how many votes are still in play? i'll talk to dr. sam wong, the

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