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hello, everyone. i'm ashleigh banfield. welcome to "legal view." with 63 days left, she says she is not going to remain silent even she coughs now and again. hillary clinton chatted with reporters on her campaign plane. the very first question was about the coughing fits that had plagued hillary clinton
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yesterday. have a listen. >> good morning, everybody. >> good morning. jen has convinced me i need to. >> yesterday wasn't so bad. >> it was great. i love having the plane. the plane makes everything so much easier. that's what we used to do in the state department all the time. just so simple. to keep everybody in one place. i will come back in about an hour. >> how are you? >> better. the advice is just don't talk for a day or two. that's not going to work. >> how are you going to manage that? >> tomorrow, i'll be fine. >> i just upped my antihistamine. i said, it is great when the
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pollen comes. the next couple of days, it disappears. there is a long video record that someone is compiling right now going back decades. >> you might be allergic to the media. >> i am allergic to him. >> how did you feel seeing his plane yesterday? >> i didn't feel anything. was i supposed to? >> 200 yards away. >> i've seen it before. he has flown it all over the united states. i have never been on it. >> what do you think about the cnn poll that shows -- >> we'll come back. we'll come back. i just wanted to say good morning. >> so that's what you call a really informal gaggle. there was the whole, we'll come back, we'll come back. we're looking forward to that. i hope it happens. in case you missed it, here is a
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super abbreviated version of what all that coughing business was about yesterday. have a look. >> and he has -- do you have some water? thank you. i'll be right back. >> can i just say, i feel her pain? for 28 years, i've been on a live microphone on a set and many of the sets have not had what we call cough buttons. that has happened to me. it is what we call officially in the business a bummer. lots to talk about. i'm lucky to be joined by jeff zellany, i recall lewis and from washington, d.c., mark preston. first and foremost, jeff, we get these e-mails from the rnc doing a countdown of how many days it has been since secretary clinton
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has held a news conference. big for everybody. not just gaggles and bits and pieces. we are at 276. do these count towards that or is she trying to offset the fact she hasn't been doing business press conferences? >> in thimy view, they count. shtook questions for 25 minutes from reporters on the plane. i think she will do it every day. this running count, the rnc is trying to keep a tally and be the rev reof this race. call it a press conference or a gaggle or whatever. we want her to take questions from reporters and voters and others. there is nothing unusual about it in this campaign. the tally should go back to zero. in my view, taking 25 minutes of questions constitutes a press conference if it is on the air or the ground. the reality here is why she is doing it, we see poll numbers and everything.
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she wants to be a little bit more transparent. the question is, why didn't they do it before? why has it taken them so long to do it? >> the big headline today is that big gap she was enjoying has closed and he has leapfroged past heifer. trump, 45%, clinton, 43%. maybe the bigger number is the honest and trust worthy. this is getting a lot of jaws flapping. trump much now comes in at 50%, say he is honest and trust worthy to clinton's 35%. >> it is certainly not a number the clinton campaign would like to have. honest and trust worthiness are hanging on this campaign more than any i can recall. it is because both of them are disliked by high proportions. hillary clinton has been in public life so long, has a trust issue. her aides acknowledge it. she acknowledges it. vice-president biden
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acknowledged it yesterday. i happened to be on the road with him in pittsburgh. he had an interesting piece of advice for what she should do about it. let's take a listen to that. >> we are going to get it. there air lre a lot of pieces o tape flowing back there. this is the vice-president. >> hillary knows it is a problem. she is trying to figure out how to remedy. my advice, the best way to remedy is to talk about what you care about, talk about it with some passion and people will see through it. >> so he said open your heart right there. talk about what you care about. i'm not sure what hillary clinton thinks about getting advice from joe biden on this frankly. he may be right. open up a little bit more. >> might be nice to have him on the campaign trail. can't say having a v.p. doesn't help a lot. not in every race. real quickly, there is a new ad that hillary clinton has sent out.
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it goes after donald trump on veterans issues and national security. let's have a quick look at it. >> i know more about isis than the generals do. >> john mccain, a war hero. >> he is a war hero because he was captured. >> that's pretty powerful stuff, errol. i always come back to the notion that donald trump supporters, he may have hit the nail on the head when he said he could shoot a gun on fifth avenue and they would still back him. will this affect them? >> it is not aimed at those people but with the republicans that are very uncomfortable with donald trump and looking for permission, an argument, and a reason to act on those feelings or decide whether or not they are going to vote at all. so hillary clinton has made quite a lot of outreach. she is starting to hear it from some elements of the democratic base. why are you spending so much time on these undecided republicans, so much time on these swing voters?
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that's who she has aimed a lot of her appeal at. it frankly reflects some of why her numbers look a little bit weak. she has been trying to go out and harvest new voters, rather than shoring up the base. shoring up the base is how you pump up your numbers. >> mark, i want to get you in on this conversation about the immigration plan. i took a day off yesterday. now, i'm behind. i don't know what's going on with donald trump's immigration plan. he suggested that maybe there is some room and nothing is finalized. i'm a little confused. >> for those like me who maybe needed some down time. i want to play what donald trump said last week in the big speech, the hard line he took. have a listen. >> for those here illegally today, who are seeking legal status, they will have one route and one route only, to return home and apply for reentry like everybody else.
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there will be no amnesty. >> and that's that. that cost him some support among some key hispanic backers. then, all of the sudden, yesterday came along and there was an interview that he did on his plane. here is how that went. have a listen. >> can you rule out that one possibility in that determination -- i am not ruling out anything. we are going to make that decision into the future. good question. i'm glad you asked it. >> well, look, if he keeps on going back and forth and back and forth, i suppose we could think there is some kind of internal struggle in the trump campaign about how best to handle this immigration question. it helped fuel his primary. it allowed him to win over enough support, record-setting support to defeat the 15 other republicans that are running
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against h against him. that's not going to get him to the general election. he seems to be going back and forth whether he will provide amnesty to those here in the united states that haven't committed crimes. perhaps he is swinging back the other way. i have to note as jeff and errol have noted, you are talking about republicans that are a bit concerned about donald trump by him going back and saying he would reconsider it. i think that is a strong signal to them for them to come on board. so we'll see what happens. >> got to use the dry erase board for this one and employ it often. all right, guys, thank you. errol louis, jeff zeleny and mark preston. bill cosby is going before the judge in the next hour or so, a critical pre-trial hearing. what is at stake is evidence that is damming to bill cosby. his lawyers want it never to see the light of a courtroom. by the way, what's the evidence?
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appear for a pre-trial hearing that could make or break the case against him. there is so much news and so many faces of women that have made accusations. he is charged with three counts of felony aggravated indecent assault. it is all from a 2004 case. a young woman named andrea constan. she was working at temple university, his alma matter. she went to his home outside of philadelphia for a career consultation. she claims that bill cosby gave her a mix of pills and wine. it is a story you have heard from many women, same kind of m.o. then, she says he sexually assaulted her when she was incapacitated and thus could not legally consent. so today cosby's team is hoping they are going to be able to achieve one big thing, that the judge will throw out two big pieces of evidence and they are doosies. jean casarez and danny sa v
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velvales. >> what are we expecting? >> reporter: we are expecting bill cosby. he could arrive at any time. he is going to be in the courtroom today for this hearing. we also possibly are going to get a trial date today. that's one big thing we are waiting to hear. there is not a trial date. this would be when a jury of his peers determines if he is acquitted o acquitted or convicted and anyone could go to prison. this is the first time there is a pre-trial conference where they will argue about what comes in and what does not. number one, that deposition is from a civil case from 2000 why when andrea constan, the accuser, did not get criminal charges. the d.a. decided not to criminally prosecute in 2000 5. she went the civil right.
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thousands of pages of a deposition. she does talk about. he does, about exactly what happened between she and andrea. he admits everything but says it is consensual. pross prosecutors have their way. it is an excerpt about drugs. when you got the quaaludes, was it in your mind that you were going to use them, these quaaludes, for young women you were going to have sex with? the answer, yes. he said it was not in general but only a particular woman and a particular point. he said that women liked to use them during that time for partying. the other aspect, is a phone call, made by andrea constan to cosby. she called him when after she told what happened to her. bill cosby called andrea constan's mother back and it was recorded by andrea constan's
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mother. it violates the pennsylvania wiretap law the defense says. >> jean, as i hear you, two issues, that deposition that is so damming about the quaaludes and that phone call where he had that conversation with the alleged victim's mom. let me turn to danny savales. what are the odds and the chances? let's talk about the deposition. if is a deposition. so why wouldn't it be admissible in this case? >> the defense has a good point here. the argument is this. back when the prosecutor, bruce cassster, said, i'm not going to prosecute you. that wasn't a nonprosecution agreement in the traditional sense. in criminal cases, we use the rules of contract law. when you talk about contract law, even if there is no valid contract, if i make you a promise and you reasonably rely on it to your detriment, that
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can be an enforceable promise. that's the defense's argument here. he never would have given be up his fifth amendment rights. >> he never would have talked if he didn't think he had immunity. >> we can debate that. that's a separate issue. >> second issue is this phone call. super fascinating. you hear it all the time between the different states. one party has to consent or two parties have to consent. in pennsylvania, it is two-party consent. mrs. constan was calling from toronto, canada. >> even more complex than that. it gets more complex because of technology. it is changing. we are able to record in ways we never could when these laws were written. this phone call actually began when cost by called from his home in california to canada. no part took place in the state of pennsylvania. first, was it illegal? second, is it admissible?
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if it was illegal, a pennsylvania court has to decide if it is admissible under pennsylvania law. >> can she win this case without these pieces of evidence? >> ultimately, it comes down to oath against oath, complainant, against defendant. without those pieces of evidence, they could move forward but it weakens the case. >> picture on the right-hand side in norristown, pennsylvania p thank you, danny and, to jean casarez. coming up next, a tragic milestone. chicago, now, that city has recorded its 500th homicide for the year. we're only at labor day weekend. who is to blame for this? being the deadliest year in the past two decades and more importantly, can this shift, can the trend change? we're on it next.
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500 homicides in chicago in one city, the deadliest year in that city in two decades. the scariest part about the story of chicago's bloodshed is that this trend is surging. we spoke with chicago's top cop about the violence plaguing his city. >> everything is on the table in chicago. >> on this night, we join chicago's top cop patrolling the streets of chicago, superintendent, eddy johnson, in
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his new role for less than six months was born and raised in the city and has patrolled the streets for more than 20 years. >> we're at the spot where nikia aldridge was murdered. she was the cousin of dwyane wade. she was an innocent bystander caught between two convicted felons, one wearing an ankle monitoring device. the shooter didn't like the way he looked at him. they took matters in their own hands and grabbed pistols and started firing. she got hit. >> no prior altercation or beef or fight. it was literally because of a look. that shows you how quickly things could jump off into violence. here in chicago, most of the city is fairly safe from these type of incidents. this year, we have a list, 1400 individuals are on that list.
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they are the drivers of gun violence. they are repeat gun owffenders. >> how can you police that, a look or facebook or twitter message can turn into a gun battle? >> you can't police something like that. there is no way we can predict those type of incidents. people are mistakenly thinking this is a police issue. this is not. these are the socioeconomic ills of the country. >> the violence in chicago is peaking at levels not seen since the '90s. more than 90 people murdered since august. the windy city is on pace for more than 600 murders this year. >> it is ridiculous that cpd recovers more illegal handguns than new york city and lapd combined. this year we have recovered one illegal handgun for every hour of the year. >> reporter: all this during a time when trust between the
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neighborhoods and police continues to be described as extremely tense. >> it is a strained relationship. it is a lot of work. i believe people around here have heard me say, the police department is only as strong as the belief that the community has in it. that's not lip service. i really believe that. we are arresting the right people, holding them accountable is the issue. >> i want to bring in the author of that report, ryan young, live in chicago with us right now. we are also joined by cnn law enforcement analyst, cedrick alexander. first, to you, ryan? is this on mayor rahm emanuel, on the police. i heard what the superintendent said. is it on the gangs? who is responsible for what chicago is going through and what do the folks there want someone to do about this? >> i think if we're being honest, we're going to have to say everybody is responsible at this point. everyone who is a stakeholder has their hands on this. there are massive amounts of poverty in the areas where some
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of these highest crimes are happening where the largest numbers are where people make less than $10,000 a year. you add in the gangs and illegal guns. more than 6,000 guns have been confiscated in the city alone. like you said, we are not even through the year just yet. you add in the idea that the murders are higher than l.a. and new york combined. you look at it and say, something needs to happen. investment in the poorest communities needs to take place. all this is a recipe that's going to take some time to bake in. you can't snap your fingers and all this change. cedrick alexander, a lot of people say, if you take a look at the gun control laws in chicago, they have some of the most strict gun control laws across the country in that city. yet, you heard line just say, it blows away new york for capital murders. it blows away l.a. for capital murders. there are other cities like nor lips, st. louis, detroit, baltimore, st. louis who have
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commensurate murders per capita. when you see these numbers, we blow past 500. what is the solution if the gun lawes are already strict and they are confiscating one per minute of the year? >> i certainly do agree with ryan that the responsibility lies in a whole lot of places across government, their community, the elected officials there in chicago but i would say what i have been saying with you for the last couple of years. building those relationships in those communities are key and critically important. now, 500 homicides is a lot of homicides. the year is not over with. we know there are economic conditions that are fueling a lot of this violence. we know there are some educational programs in that city that are being challenged. this is not new to city hall to that administration. at the end of the day, what it is going to take is real leadership in that community, leadership from that police department and leadership from
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city hall. they have to have a visionary plan that goes beyond describing what the problems is around gun laws and the economic condition. that is the reality of it. that is not going to get fixed overnight. what you must have is a visionary plan in the here and now that is going to, one, bridge relationships with community people, not just in terms of talk. the men and women in that police department in chicago are doing a great job. what they need is strong and supportive leadership that is not going to be lip service bon they can get behind and charge forward. >> so leadership, ryan, i will get you in on this. you live there. this is your community. we can hire more officers. if you can spend more money on the force an even start targeting those arteries of illegal guns coming in from indiana and other states. it takes that leadership that cedrick is talking about. right now, what is the commitment? is there this human cry from the
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streets to the mayor, make it happen already? the numbers are going up and up and up. >> we often hear from reverend jackson, jobs in, guns out. that's something he often says. you are hoping to see maybe a marshall plan where someone steps forward. i have worked with dr. alexander before in dekalb county in georgia and watch him come together with community members. you would like to see all the stakeholders come together. come up with a plan where you show investment into those poorest communities and find a way to start sucking the guns out of the community. you have to give young people something to do during the day, a little easier to put a book in their hand and not a gun. take some options and leave them jobless and have no ideas towards the future. that has to happen. school is starting. you are hoping to see some of those turns. i am not sure it can happen quick enough with the numbers we are already seeing. >> let's hope the next time the three of us convenient on the
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screen to talk about this, we are not talking about the 600 milestone but these critical conferences and meetings of all of these leaders and the actual policy is going into play. this is ridiculous that we are having this interview. enough is enough. >> ashleigh, if i could add one thing. the trajectory that city is on averaging 45, 50, 60 homicides a month, they are going to get well over 600. there has to be a visionary plan that's put into action and into play at this very moment. enough of the talk of what the problems are. this has been forthcoming. this should have been seen a long way down the road, months and years ago. >> some of the 100 people between now and that milestone could be watching us right now. god bless you. cedrick alexander and ryan young, thank you for your reporting. it is appalling. thank you to both of you. who are the 88 former u.s.
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generals and admirals are throwing their support behind donald trump and how much credibility do they lend to his campaign? we'll talk about it next. r doorr less than $9 a meal. get $30 off your first delivery blueapron.com/cook. won't replace the full value of your totaled new car. the guy says you picked the wrong insurance plan. no, i picked the wrong insurance company. with liberty mutual new car replacement™, you won't have to worry about replacing your car because you'll get the full value back including depreciation. and if you have more than one liberty mutual policy, you qualify for a multi-policy discount, saving you money on your car and home coverage. call for a free quote today. liberty stands with you™. liberty mutual insurance.
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for the hollowing out of oi military and the burge yunning threats facing our country around the world. for this, we support donald trump's candidacy to be our next commander in chief. i am joined by one of the signatories to that letter, retired rear admiral chuck williams. i also want to bring in cnn military analyst, refired u.s. army major general, spider marks. first, if i can, admiral williams, can you tell me what's different about you and your group than the 50 former republican national security officials that came out in favor of secretary clinton last month? >> i would say a couple of things. one, i have heard over and over again that the generals and admirals, mr. trump knows more than the generals and admirals. that's a statement made by mrs. clinton. we wanted to say to the generals and admirals, we respect what
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mr. trump is doing and we are purti pu putting our faith, hope and trust in him. the idea he doesn't have support at this level is erroneous. >> spider marks, jump in here if you would. this lerl said thetter said the course correction needed in our national security. i don't think anyone will argue that isis is a crisis. that sounds pretty legitimate. why isn't it? >> there is very legitimate. i don't think there is much disagreement on the premise of the letter at all. there are tremendous issues that we have right now in national security in terms of our foreign policy. our president today has indicated he is discussing, discussing the notion of giving up the first strike, nuclear first strike, which we have always retained as an inherent part of our deterrence. that is foolhardy. i don't know where that notion would come from. my point is i'm not on board
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with the 88 cigna torres. i have served with and have incredible admiration and respect for all of these folks. i disagree fundamentally. i am of the opinion that hillary clinton will need to if she is elected president, distance herself fundamentally from this administration. that's a tough task because her fingerprints are on it. i'm of the opinion that she can do that. i'm not of the opinion -- i don't hold the opinion that donald trump can muster the input that's necessary to achieve a level of measured response and predict ability in his leadership. i haven't seen that yet. that's where i am on this discussion. >> admiral williams, spider marks just touched on a couple of those things. i want to add to the list of things that give a lot of military officials pause about him. number one, advocating that south korea and japan have more
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access to nuclear weapons or at least take over the control and policy to nuclear weapons. that the united states stop having to honor its commitment to fellow nato member nations and the big ka hugh na from a year ago when he disparaged ex p.o.w. john mccain, who says he likes soldiers that weren't capture. i think we can all agree we like our soldiers. i'm not military. i am not a veteran. if i did walk in your shoes, that john mccain issue alone make him anathema to me. why not to you? >> i didn't hear trump's actual statement. what he often does is throw out a point. i think what his concern is, this is how i surprise, i have heard it referenced on tv from the media. there is a concern about north korea having a nuclear weapon.
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they have done a number of tests here many with missiles. some in the sea of japan and some near japan. certainly, china is nuclear. what if there is an accident on the part of the north koreans in launching one of these weapons. what he is saying is, as more and more of these countries go nuclear. we can talk about iran in a second. as more and more of them, that might happen, japan and south korea might want to look at the capability? i am not sure he is saying, let's give nuclear arms to japan and south korea. the second question you raised was about nato. when nato was formed, it was 12 countries, built to defend europe, western europe against the soviet union. today, we have 28 countries in nato and we have 22 countries that are what we call partnership in peace program, that is a preliminary program to get into nato. nato has cost the united states $700 million. we pay 22% of the costs of nato.
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every country has a requirement to pay 2% of their gdp into defense. if you took that entire pie an all the countries that pay into it, united states pays 73% of the cost of defense. i think what trump is saying, look, five countries pay their fair share. we have do something about making this equitable. i hear, we have to look to nato. it is important. hillary clinton wants to support it. >> the last point was john mccain. >> i have met john mccain. i have talked to him. he was at cecil field when i was down there. >> and every p.o.w. like him. not just john mccain. >> i have read his book, met with him, talked to him about his p.o.w. captivity. i would put it this way to you, ashleigh. >> i like the soldiers that don't get captured. plane and simple. >> here is how i would summarize it. i have been married 41 years. i don't agree with everything my wife says. she doesn't agree with everything i say.
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when trump made that statement, there are some things i don't agree with. that would be one but i still believe he will be the best commander in chief. >> i am flat out of fim. i appreciate both of you. >> you want to talk about that national security letter that you mentioned earlier? >> i quoted it at length. >> not our letter, the national security letter. you asked it and i didn't get a chance. we got to other things. >> will you come back another time? >> absolutely. that's an important topic. >> it is all important without question. i appreciate your time. spider marks, as always, thank you, sir. >> thank you both for your service to our country. >> thanks. >> see you, spider. my colleague, wolf blitzer is going to have an interview with one of donald trump's top military advisers, a former director of the defense p agency. retired general michael flynn. make sure you stick around for that.
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aagree that is a lot of money. fox news is about to pay that to a former anchor woman, gretchen carlson. all part of the settlement against roger ailes. she sued him over sexual harassment claims. it was her accusations that prompted 20 other women to come forward with their similar stories of their experiences with roger ailes. in the meantime, fox news's parent company, 2 1st century fox sent out this statement. during her tenure at fox news, gretchen exhibited the highest standards of journalism and professionalism. we are proud that she was part of the fox news team. we sincerely regret and apologize for the fact that gretchen was not treated with the respect that she and all of our colleagues deserve. >> that's what you call an
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apology. whew. joining me now, brian stealth zer, kelly wallace and joey jackson. brian, first to you. this is big. this is huge to have that kind of an apology, that kind of a monetary settlement. >> remarkable. >> there is no question about what happened. there is no issue here. my question is the effect that this will have on fox news. the effect that this will have on donald trump because roger ailes is working for fox news now and greta van susteren has left. >> she is leaving after 14 years. she used a clause in her contract to leave because roger ailes had re-signed back in july. because ailes was out, she had a chance to leave. my sources say she had been unhappy there for a while. she decided it was time for her to leave. >> she backed roger ailes.
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>> in an interview with me and sefrm othe several others said she was never harassed by roger ailes. more broadly, a shake-up continues at fox news. ailes is gone. carlson is no longer there. gr greta vansusteren is leaving as of today. >> meanwhile, ailes continues to deny the allegations. just now, his lawyer said to me, he is not paying any part of this settlement. he is not involved in the fox news lawsuit. >> i am sure there is no love loss between the murdocks and ailes. greta said, i am ready to move on. i want to thank all of the brave women that came forward to tell their own stories and the many people that embraced and
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supported me. all women deserve a work place where talents and hard work are revered and rewarded. i am not sure if this is the watershed moment. i thought the anita hill m case was the watershed case for sexual p harassment in the work place. is this another notch in the battle? >> when you talk to women's advocates, some think it is. number one, because of the swift resolution of the case. and the public apology and the public disclosure. in so many of these cases, these high-profile cases, you don't hear about a decisive outcome. there is a gag order in place. you don't know if there is a settlement or what happened. the fact that so many women don't come forward, because they fear nothing will come of it. here is an example of where something did come of it. so many women are saying, what if you are a single mother with three children and you are harassed in the work place and you come forward, aren't you worried about losing your job or
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being labeled a troublemaker going forward? a lot of women don't think this case is going to open the floodgates of other women to come forward because they are still worried about retribution. >> and she is out of a job. >> she has $20 million in the bank. that's nice. >> let me ask you this. there is a lot of legal maneuvering here. >> plenty. >> there is also something else afoot. we all know of this because of a guy named gabe sherman, who reported this and was dogged in his reporting, accurate. a lot of what he said came to pass. he is now the target of a defamation lawsuit. roger ailes is mad. he went ahead and hired the lawyer that hulk hogan used to win his case. >> he means business. >> he means business. this is serious. today, it is a settlement. does that have any bearing on
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the efficacy of his work going forward? >> great question, ashleigh. there is a legal answer and a practical answer. from a legal perspective, every lawsuit stands along if there is to be one. every lawsuit is judged by the merits or not merits there after. settlement, no practical effect on me. >> he is only threatening. we don't know if he will. >> from a practical perspective, it is devastating. to sue any type of public officials as roger ailes would make the lawsuit, he has to show there was actual malice, you knew this was false and published it any way or you recklessly disraregarded it was false. the settlement seems to say he did specifically the things he alleged he mass done. from a practical perspective, a settlement moves past the fact. usually, when you have a defamation lawsuit, you are putting a line in the sand. you are saying, i didn't do
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this. i am so confident you can't establish this, i am suing you for being wrong. >> i have to leave it there, guys. thank you, joey, brian and kelly. presidential candidate, hillary clinton, is going to be speaking live in tampa, florida, not too long from now. she has said that today, republican p contender, donald trump's career is full of scams and fraud. make sure you stay with cnn for full coverage of today's top big political stories. your insurance company raises your rates. maybe you should've done more research on them. for drivers with accident forgiveness, liberty mutual won't raise your rates due to your first accident. just one of the many features that comes standard with our base policy. call for a free quote today. liberty stands with you™. liberty mutual insurance.
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