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john ramsey and his wife. and the da did not bring charges believing he could not proof it beyond a reasonable doubt. >> incredible. jean casarezs. that cnn special report, tonight at 9:00 eastern here on cnn. i'm jim sciutto. erin burnett "outfront" with kate baldwin starts right now. "outfront" next. donald trump's about face just hours after accusing president obama of sabotaging the transition, trump says things are going very smoothly. which is it? plus the rockettes pressure to perform at donald trump's inauguration. will they leave trump out in the cold? and one of the hottest gifts on amazon. why is it now at the center of a mysterious murder? let's go "outfront." ♪ good evening everyone.
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i'm kate baldwin. "outfront" tonight breaking news. the white house confirming moments ago that president obama called president elect trump this morning from hawaii, describing the call as a positive one, centered on continuing a smooth and effective transition. trump echoing the thoughts a short time ago after emerging from his resorts in florida. listen. >> he phoned me. he had a very nice confirmation. we had a very general conversation. very nice. appreciate it that he called. >> this all taking place the same day trump escalated his war of words with president obama once again. writing this on twitter this morning. doing my best to disregard the many inflammatory president o. statements and roadblocks. thought it was going to be a smooth transition. not. but just hours later trump telling reporters this. >> -- can you elaborate on that a little bit? is it going smoothly?
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>> very good. >> there you have it. all clear. right? sunland surfati "outfront" tonight with the president elect. what is the latest? >> reporter: earlier this month trumpers really diving much deep entire that public spat with president obama with his really antagonistic tweets today. but at some point this afternoon, likely after that phone call that we now know he had with president obama it did seem that trump really tried to hit the reset button and do a little course correction and back to what his transition team is doing here at mar-a-lago. and that came in the form of this rare priublic appearance b trump. appearing before reporters at mar-a-lago. and what he led with is not the news that he spoke with president obama but the fact that he claims there are jobs being saved and created here in the u.s. not only notably from the sprint
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he says but also a company called one web but notably like the carrier deal he announced about a month ago. trump touting and taking his small victory lap that these companies are calling him and saying they are saving jobs but he did not provide specific evidence to back up those claims. trumps also here at mar-a-lago holding intelligence briefings. meeting with his national security team and still continuing these interviews with potential contenders for his cabinet positions. two big secretaries left. veterans affairs and agriculture yet to be named. according to a transition official we'll get one of those announcements by the end of the week. >> more announcements coming. sunland. thank you so much. as she was mentioning, the jobs announcement trump made today but that announcement is being overshadowed by his back and forth with president obama. suzin' malveaux is "outfront." >> it was a great honor being with you and i look forward to being with you many, many more times in the future.
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>> reporter: so much for the pleasantries. donald trump today blasting president obama on twitter. doing my best to disregard the many inflammatory president o. statements and roadblocks. thought it was going to be a smooth transition. not. but this afternoon trump seemed to have change his mind saying the transition was going smoothly. trump and obama had been careful to avoid personal criticism of one another in the weeks after the election. but the more combative tone emerged this week after obama claimed he could have beaten trump the he ran for a third term. >> i am confident in this vision because i'm confident that if i had -- if i had run again and articulated it, i think i could have mobilized a majority of the people to rally behind it. >> trump counter punched, tweeting president obama said he thinks he would have won against me. e should say that but i is a no way. jobs leaving, isis, ocare, etc.
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but just days a after the election the two appeared seemingly cord shl. >> we've done every to make sure they are successful as i promised and that will continue. >> i found him to be terrific. i found him to be very smart and very nice. >> since then the two have had several phone conversations. and today trump's incoming press secretary sean spicer tried to down play the public bickering. >> they continue to talk. i don't know when the last time they did but as the inauguration gets closer both the current president and his team have been very helpful and generous with that you are time as far as the transition. >> reporter: today trump made several brief appearances at mar-a-lago. while obama is vacations trump had been claiming credit for the
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country's positive economic outlook sighing the u.s. consumer confidence index in december surged to 113.7. the highest level in more than 15 years. thanks donald. white house aides say the president will not back down from his own record of accomplishments despite from trump is claiming credit for. unemployment is 4.6%. economic growth at 3.5% high and approval rating almost at 60%. kate. >> great to sue owe suzann. "outfront" now our panel. great to see you guys. jackie, in one breathe you have donald trump saying the transition is not going smoothly. the next breathe donald trump says it is going smoothly. what are you really hearing? is it smooth or not? >> you know, this reminds me of when he and reince priebus were
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kind of going at it. when reince priebus was head of the rnc. he would go after priebus either on twitter or, you know, publicly. and then -- saying that, you know, the rnc was rigging the election or something of that nature. and then a couple of days later heath have a phone call with reince priebus and say oh we had a wonderful talk. everything is great. they are being really helpful. so it seems. but there is also the matter of donald trump saving face. so it seems like it is partially him trying to save face and also a little bit of theater. >> little bit of theater. why stir the pot in terms of how smooth the tracks is going? it may be going smoothly in some respects and maybe speed bumps and roadblocks in other respects of the transition. but what does it help playing it out in public? >> i think if anyone is trying to make a case for themselves here and save face, to use jackie's phrase, i think it is president obama. >> how?
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>> i think he's seeing that his legacy is not going to be executed the way he wants. he doesn't see clearly obamacare is not going to be carried out and he's looking weak when it comes to foreign policy. so he's doing everything he can to flex his muscle, certainly with regard to what we've seen lately with israel and making statements like he made yesterday when he's speaking with regard to japan talking about donald trump saying that we don't need to demonize those people that are different. clearly barack obama is trying to set the stage for a graceful exit in terms of his legsz. but unfortunately it is as the cost of a peaceful transition here. >> what do you think obama's thinking is here? get inside his head? according to trump and the white house, obama is the one who called him. he's the one reaching out. >> yeah. president obama is doing his job. each and every day and he's going to continue to do it, knowing president obama. probably until about 11:59 on
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january 20th. this is what happens during the course of a transition. there is only one t president at a time. that is barack obama. and he's going to continue to do what he thinks is right for the country. it is clear based on what what was said earlier. and we've seen this before. donald trump is so desperate more attention that he picks these fights in the morning, hopes that something will happen. obviously some other folks talked in the course of the day and he needsed to be able to say oh president obama called me and now everything is okay.d to be oh president obama called me and now everything is okay. stab he's going continue to hide behind twitter and say what he wants o and hopes that the press will take these tweets.
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>> is there theater involved here? >> it a pierce thappears that w. whether they are using twitter or making an interview with david ax rad or. >> i'm talk about theater on the part of donald trump. >> no. this is typical donald trump. but the good news is out of all of this, what we are all hearing is it reminds me of be like a duck. stay calm on the surface and paddle like he can underneath. at times there are everything smooth on the surface with obama and trump and meanwhile the staff are paddling like he can. and the duck is inverts right now and things are kicking around the top. the good news, the nuts and bolts of the transition is moving smoothly. and i will say this, hats off for obama and his team for helping with the peaceful transition of power with regards to the meanal -- not the menial. but the difficult part of getting one staff ready to leave and one staff ready to enter. >> that duck is getting vertigo in this transition. i'm just going to say that.
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it's been a day of mixed messages on this one front. i'm confused why there has to be mixed messaging on it. but his criticism of obamacare contradicts the long growing liz of comments he's made about obama since the election. if you need a refresher, here it is. president obama, who by the way i've gotten along with so well. [ boos ] >> no he's great. he's so nice. >> we have a really good chemistry together. i really, i do like him. i gustalove getting his ideas i >> he's treated me very well. he's made us feel very welcome. >> so who is trump talking to? are these two different audiences? >> i think jackie is spot on. both of these men have approached this transition a little outside of the box of normal. i believe that this probably started when obama made the
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comments in his interview with david axelrod's pod cast when he not only said that he would probably have won if he ran. but he also made sure that he said that he was going to be vocal and possibly criticize and weigh in on matters in the future. the only president i remember in my lifetime -- and i'm old -- is jimmy carter. and for the most part, most presidents have stayed out of the fray. and i think that mr. trump was reacting to that. he was letting him know, hey. you know, if you are going to be saying something, so am i. it takes an enormous amount of confidence and ego to run for president. both of these men have an abundance of that. and both of these men are staking out their places in history and staking out their positions, which are completely different. but i'm fairly confident that both men also respect the office
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of the presidency and this transition will go smoothly. it might go bumpy here and there. but it will definitely go smoothly. >> i'm still trying to figure out if the honeymoon is over or if it ever axis order now like a disfunctioned marriage between these two men. "outfront" next, israel slams the obama administration calling the secretary of state's speech today a major disappointment. as president elect trump tells israel to stay strong. and president obama preparing payback against putin over russia's hacking. but what happens once trump takes over the white house. and a day after carrie fisher dies her mother actress debby reynolds is reportedly rushld to the hospital. p ed to the hospital. p ♪
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it's a shame that secretary kerry does not see this simple truth. >> benjamin netanyahu seemed then to look right bast the obama administration saying that he looks forward to working with donald trump to repeal damage done to israel at the u.n. jim sciutto is "outfront." >> friends need to tell each other the hard truths. >> reporter: secretary of state kerry delivering a blunt message to netanyahu.
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>> the israeli prime minister publicly supports a two-state solution. but his current coalition is the most right wing in israeli history with an agenda-driven by the most extreme elements. >> pushing back following washington's decisions not to veto the united nations vote condemning israeli settlements in jerusalem and the west bank. >> no american administration has done more for israel's security than barack obama's. >> reporter: kerry vehemently defended the u.s. abstention saying the very prospect of the middle east peace are at stake. >> the vote was about preserving the two-state solution. that is what we were standing up for. the two state solution is now in serious jeopardy. >> reporter: kerry acknowledged the u.s. consulted on the resolution but denies israel's claim that the u.s. was the driving force behind him. >> the united states did not
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draft or originate this resolution. >> reporter: israel's netanyahu called kerry's speech disappointing and more. >> israelis do not lead to be lectured about the importance of peace by foreign leaders. >> reporter: -- >> we have on incontestable evidence that the united states organized, advanced and brought this resolution to the united nations security council. we'll share that information with the incoming administration. >> for his part president elect trump did not stand on the side lines tweeting before kerry's speech we cannot afford to let israel be treated with disdain and disrespect. stay strong, january 20th is fast approaching. prime minister netanyahu quickly tweeted back, president elect trump thank you for your warm friendship and your clear cut
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support for israel. despite public tensions, president obama recently decided to increase u.s. aid to israel committing $38 billion over ten years. part of the largest pled of military assistance in u.s. history. >> "outfront" now ron brownstein. senior editor of the atlantic. and --. and josh rogan. washington post columnist. aaron, you have written speeches like this we heard today. did asecretary kerry break new ground? >> basically on one issue i think. and i've tried to research to see if we'd made comment on it. and that is the jerusalem issue
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the new articulation in public of a long-standing obama administration in negotiations. by and large this was a --. a defense of what the obama administration considers to be a strong relationship with israel and a very harsh attack it seems to me on the settlement enterprise which took up a large portion of the speech. >> even before kerry spoke netanyahu reached out very obviously thanking donald trump for his tweet and for his warm friendship and clear cut support for israel. how different do you think -- or what are you hearing -- how different will be the u.s./sbreel relationship be come january 20th? >> i think we're going to sea a sudden and immediate shift. they will be as close as lips and teeth. they will be perfectly aligned. and that will be something new.
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first of all the u.s. will no longer be seen by many around the world as the credible honest broker, a mediator between the two sides. if it reflexively takes the israeli position. and on the other hand there is very little chance that the u.s. will have any pressure to use over the israeli government so very little prospect the israeli government will move. ao i think we're into for a long period where both sides will retrench to their positions. chuck schumer recently issued a statement that kerrys speech will probably embolden extremists on both sides and that bolds poorly for progress. >> that from the top democrat in the senate. one thing statistic out i think to all of us today. when kerry said of the netanyahu government calling it the most right-ring in israel's history. that is a very harsh criticism.
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not so diplomat frick the top diplomat in the united states. >> and previously neat you --. >>[chatter]. -- >> how does that help bring people back -- >> and this is the core problem and i think josh got at it. the core issue is is the support for netanyahu. their vision how to keep israel secure over the long time. clearly what john kerry was saying today is we don't believe the course you are on is a viable one in the long-term for israel. eitherly internally or externally in terms of leading towards isolation in the world. as he said, you are going to have a trump administration that is going to be much more deferential. and the question will be whether that produces anymore stability than this pattern of confrontation that we've seen under obama and earlier than
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that under bill clinton. >> and you can hear in every comment. >> a top israeli official they are clearly looking forward to that incoming president in all of their remarks. aaron, what do you make of the simple fact 245 secretary kerry gave this parting speech in such a big moment and not president obama? zblm well if i were in the white house and i had just abstained on a resolution very controversial even though we've sported security council resolutions much more critical of israel in the past. i'm not sure if i were the president i'd want my name on this particular speech. usually significant presidential initiatives whether the reagan plan or the clinton plan bears the name of the president. this bears the name of john kerry. a guy who literally the energizer bunny of america's middle east diplomacy, who passionately cares about this issue who believes that a two state solution is dying and by and large i think reflected much of his frustration, and even anger at moments in the speech that in large part the israelis
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in his view were primarily responsible for the absence of progress, which frankly i'm not even so sure the secretary believes, given his fraught relationship in negotiations with the palestinians. so this was the kerry -- theerp were the kerry parameters, not the obama parameters. and i suspect that is the way this particular legacy will be defined. >> you can almost hear hit the his wording. i actually almost remember in the speech where he id i pushed this and president obama signed on. >> and that wasn't even the prepared text. it was lack. look the presidency is not a job that rewards lost causes. presidents don't gain by putting tham names on initiatives they know are not going anywhere. john kerry may have been born at night but i have on reliable authority he was not born last night. either he has no illusions this will have a near term effect on netanyahu or donald trump. i think what he's hoping to do is lay down markers that can be referred to as havents unfold.
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if in fact a trump netanyahu alliance produces a hard line that essentially produces a freeze on any meaningful negotiation, you have the ability to come back and say this is the road we warned you were headed down. >> and -- asked about the u.n. he said again what he hadn't tweeted out. the u.n. had great potential but they are not doing the job right now essentially. do you see there is actual real movement towards the -- could you see the u.s., a president trump pulling the united states away from the u.n.? >> not necessarily away from the u.n. but there is going to be a different u.s. relationship with the usa.n. a reporter today in the washington post said congress is about to sort through a bunch of options how to respond to this resolution. a lot involve taking away u.s. funds for the u.n. if the trump administration joins in on that effort we're going to have a battle from the united states and u.n. that we haven't seen since the 1990s. trump said the u.n. has
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potential but doesn't a lot of good around the world. and shows that he wants to do something big between the u.s. and u.n. >> with donald trump that could just be the opening of the negotiating position. "outfront" next, trump's team struggling to add star power to his inaugural celebration. some of the rockettes are saying they may sit it out. and new details about how the u.s. will retaliate against russia for hacking the u.s. election. your insurance company
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the rockettes. one of the most celebrated acts in new york city. typically dazzling crowds with high-stepping dance and precision. but that is precisely what some of those famous performers don't want do right now, threatening to boycott donald trump's inaugural celebration. >> donald trump and the radio city rockettes. both new york city icons. ♪ but the rockettes are kicking up controversy over the upcoming presidential inauguration. one dancer speaking out after
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feeling pressure to perform at the ceremony for a cad she does not support. saying we do a lot of events but there have been no events that would cause trauma. and doing this would cause trauma for some people. >> the rockette said that emotionally people were drying on stage. >> come of the dancers full time were initially told they had no choice but to perform in next month's event. word of the scheduled performance created a fire storm within the organization and on smald. marie claire reports the backlash is what changed the minds of the rockettes management. the dancer's union said it never required participation and that it would be voluntary. madison square garden added quote we had more rockettes request to participant than we have slots available. >> a lot don't want to participate. and she's upset the rockettes have. making it seem as that f they
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stand by him and his policies. >> others favor the boycott like this former rockette who appeared on democracy now. >> the rockettes represent a legacy of strong, intelligent and classy women. so to associate this with mr. trump who has a public history of degrading women, objectifying women, in my opinion really tarnishes what the rockettes embody and stand for. >> the radio city rockettes. >> the famous dancers were all on board for george w. bush's celebration, both in 2001 and 2005. this year they are not the only ones wanting to skip out. sources tell cnn president elect trump's transition team is having a tough time booking talent. >> and we reached out to the inaugural committee to find out what they think about some of these rockettes being so vocal about not wanting to
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participate. they commented on those who will be there next month that they are deeply saddened that they are subject to quote hatred and ridicule. there will be enough there to put on a show. and joining them will be the mormon tabernacle choir and tavern participates. >> "outfront" now ben ferguson, host of the ben ferguson show. and the simone sanders. ben, you and me talking about the rockettes. not what i typically think we're going to be talking about. >> can't make it up. >> more performers will be announced but so far the big name announced, the rockettes. some of the performers don't even want to do it. is this the picture of unifying you are looking for heading into the inauguration? >> i think there are two things here. one it is pretty obvious that a lot of people in hollywood and a lot of people in showbizness are not conservative and they get
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their feelings hurt kind of quickly. they are kind of prima donnas and used to be the center of attention. and people put out a video demanding people not allow donald trump to be president. i'm not surprised. i i also think this is grand standing by some of these people saying i'm not going to perform. don't take yourself so seriously. you are not going to fix world peace by dancing. you are an entertainer. let's not act like there is some big oh i'm not going to show up and i'm going to show it to donald trump. he will not remember this, i promise you. show up, do your job. if you don't want to show up and stay home and you want your 15 minutes of fame. congratulations you got it. >> ouch. simone. >> first of all, donald trump will remember this. he's very bothered that people are not jumping and leaping to come and perform in his inauguration. donald trump is a celebrity's celebrity. he is the guy that made a name for himself by catering to celebrities. these rockettes are not grand
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standing and i wish more people would grow a spine like mary. because she in the age of trump is standing up and being about something. i need more people to grab their soap boxes. i'm with mary here. this is not -- >> stand with mary. start the trend. >> #stand with mary, okay? because you know what? this is nothing laughable or flippant about sexual assault. and donald trump has bragged about allegedly sexual assaulting women. there is nothing funny or laughable about racism or building a wall or saying mexicans are rapists and they are drug lords. so there are some real serious things. we can't forget all the things donald trump said. so koouds to marudos to mary. >> it is a -- >> trump promised that post election he was going to bring the country together. he said that. people took that to heart. he's having problem booking
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talent for his first big party. what does this say about his efforts in doing that so far? >> he's making an effort. but you also have a lot of entitled cry babies in showbizness. >> ben, ben the bar is too low. the bar is low. >> let me finish. these individuals think that somehow if they don't get their way, as grown adults, as rockettes that they are going -- and look they are going to become more famous because of this. they are going to become social media. you even know this woman's name who's a former rockette that no one would be talking about that was completely irrelevant before today. so she's going to get this moment. but when you are a performer, if you are a true performer you perform in a front of a lot of diverse groups. for them to somehow act liar they are holier than how to. again as the free country. knock yourself out but it is kind of laugh football this is your big stand.
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>> simone, ben might be trying in the ben way to say this. >> break it down for me, kate. elaborate. please. >> here is the benediction their. the translation. -- ben dictionary. would this prove that the hollywood elite, if you will, they are out of tough touch with a big chunk of america. america elected him. get over it as ben says. he's now everyone's incoming president. why not perform in the honor of the presidency is this. >> because donald trump's presidency, the president elect, he threatens our very way of life. he threatens our families. he threatens our democracy, our national security. this is not just about shut up and do it. nina simone said the artist should reflect the times and it is the artist duty to be engaged and stand up for something and
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that is what these rockettes and other performers are doing and that is what we need this these times. there is nothing normal about the most recent election and nothing normal about what's happening now. what's petty is donald trump on twitter every day and not taking his security briefings. and what's petty is donald trump so concerned and not donald trump not knowing a damn thing about what he's talking about. >> fwerngsen, finally question. you actually think that it does not bother donald trump if he can't get some big names even though -- but do you think -- >>[chatter]. -- who did celebrity apprentice who made all of his money off celebrities who just walked out and took a photo with kanye west in the middle of his transition in the lobby you don't think it would be bother him he doesn't have celebrities showing up to his inauguration. >> no and i think he expected that there are going to be a lot of celebrities he's dealt with that were huge prima donnas who were not going to come out and support him in the campaign. look how many celebrities didn't come out and support him.
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he knew very well that you were dealing with a bunch of elitists, california, you know, anti-fly-over country. don't -- cannot stand donald trump or anything he said is doing. and you know what they are just being cry babies and i'm glad that they are showing it that way. so you know what, don't show i. sit at home on the 20th. we'll be fine without you. -- >> -- standing and -- >> -- country. this shows how different we all are. -- >>[chatter]. >> great to see you. thank you. i'm glad we fixed the whole thing right there. "outfront" next. russia, the sus u.s. is coming for you. how the u.s. is promising to retaliate after the election hacks. and the
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we're able to take those savings and invest it right back into the classroom. together, we're building a better california. tonight officials tell cnn president obama is planning convert action against russia. this response to evidence showing russian hacks intended to interfere in the election. "outfront" now evan perez. what is the obama administration planning here? >> the obama administration is getting ready to name names in response to the russian meddling in the presidential election. as soon as tomorrow we so you would see a series of
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retaliatory measures including sanctions and diplomatic measures. they are expected to name individuals associated with the operation that u.s. intelligence official say was at least partly focused on harming hillary clinton's presidential campaign. for their part the russians say they are tired of lies and misinformation from the obama administration. a kremlin spokeswoman said if washington does take hostile steps, they will be answered. >> so what happens though? this late stage in his administration. on january 20th? can president trump just undo everything? >> with the stroke of a pen, yes he can. this is going to be an executive action. so president trump could just come in and decide he doesn't want those sanctions to be in place. now there is the matter of the fact that the obama administration is also preparing an intelligence report that will be made public that will perhaps add some pressure to keeping those sanctions. and of course, kate, he has the
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congress to contend with. we've heard from senator lindsey graham and or senators they would like to see russian sanctions be expanded against russia for these actions in the election this year. >> can do it but might have a problem with rps in congress if he tries to undo it. breaking news. one day after carrie fisher's died, her mother debbie remgds hospitalized as well.
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alexa, what did you hear? >> hi there? >> is it possible a digital assistant in amazon's popular echo device witnessed a murder inside this arkansas home? that's what police are wondering? they are asking amazon. and so far they are saying no. >> it was a lawfully issued search warrant by a judge and amazon's position is they simply don't believe they have to comply with it. >> 47-year-old victory collins was found dead face down in a hot tub last year. authorities say there were indications of possible foul play. arresting james bathes on suspicion of murder.
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bates' tuattorney says the deat was nothing more than a tragic accident and her client is innocent. he applauds amazon's refusing to comply with police demands calling it chilling that. >> chilling that it's supposed to help daily lives and now being used against us for an innocent client. >> in a statement amazon replied it could change its lgness saying amazon will not release customer information without a binding legal demand properly served on us. amazon objects to overbroad or otherwise inappropriate demands as a matter of course. amazon did give police bates' subscriber information and authorities have analyzed the information contained on the device itself but believe more echo evidence is stored in the cloud, controlled by amazon. the case calls to mind the 2015 mass shooting in san bernardino
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that pitted apple against the fbi as authorities wanted to access information contained in the locked iphone of one of the the shooters. >> alexa, what time is it? >> it's 1:56. >> the always-on voice-activated technology found in amazon's product is showing up more and more in our lives. from thermters to camera and even toys. but also creating modern worries over privacy suggesting what happens at home may no longer stay at home. >> two things, kate that we should point out to you. many technical experts believe that the authorities in arkansas are going to be disappointed even if they get the information they want because they believe this particular device doesn't record for hours on b end. it is not like it could have been caught the crime in the act. because it requires a keyword to activate it. so it is only going to be a few seconds that are recorded. but it does show as more and
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more of these smart devices get in our home, they will be doing a lot of watching and monitoring us and police could gain access to all of it. >> thank you so much martin for laying it out. "outfront" now danny, we were talking about this. it is a fascinating question this has raised. the defense attorney here is applauding amazon is not releasing this information. as a defense attorney yourself would you want the data release st . if i was the defendant's defense attorney, of course not. i disagree a little with the approach in the idea that christmas gifts and technology can be used against us. the price of using technology has always been that someday it could be used against us. your laptop a cell phone, pack of cigarettes, they are all subject to search by a warrant with probable cause. the bigger issue here is whether or not we as citizens when we give data to a third party or put it out in the cloud whether we lose our reasonable
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expectation of privacy? and that is why companies like amazon, it is critical they take a very hard stance and oppose any warrants and any subpoenas they team unreasonable or overly broad. >> and of course the question in everybody's mind is should -- how concerned should people be about this type of -- they call it always on, kind of technology. and what we say around it? >> as to this particular technology my understanding is that it mostly listens. it does not record. but we are not far away from the technology that will be listening, recording, videotaping, 24 hours aday all the time. so while this particular era in technology, this moment in time. this particular product may not do more than record a few seconds at time. the time is fast coming where everything we say and do in our homes and even in our private lives is going to be sent out to the cloud, processed and then rushed to us so that the device can service us. >> and at some point the law enforcement could require
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gaining access to it. >> tlz there are several issues. first of all a device could be recording your activity in our home and recording the activity of strangers who come into your home and what is their reasonable expectation of privacy whoen they are in your home? and then what happens when law enforcement gets a wiretap not for your cell phone but for your device and they are able to listen in through the next generation of devices without the owner even knowing? we're only at the beginning and it is only going to get more tricky from here. >> technology far outpacing with the laws right now. >> always. >> great to see you daeb, thank you so much. up next. actress debbie reynolds rushed to the hospital, the day after her daughter actress carrie fisher passed away. ♪ guyhey nicole, happening here?
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breaking news, debbie reynolds rushed to the hospital. one of the hollywood's rising stars in the fifties and sixties. layla santiago is "outfront." what do owe know about her condition. >> he wshe was complaining abou breathing problems. l.a. times reporting she was transported to the hospital about four hours ago.
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and the balance responded and transported a female patient to the hospital in fair to serious condition. we reached out to the family. and in a text her son said pray for her. that was his only response when we reached out. in may carrie fisher actually did an interview with people magazine in which she talked about her mother being frail and some sort of a spinal issue. in the last few days as the family has now responded to the tragedy with carrie fisher's death, no reports that there was any sort of health issue for debbie reynolds. >> you can image the stress she's been under right now ever since that e haven't happened with carrie fisher and that flight. >> absolutely. but we're still waiting to get more information. her stepdaughter took to twirlt and said -- and this is also a quote. she said god speed mama. what led to this though still very much out there. as soon as we can get more
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information be it from responders, medical responders or the family that as you mention is going through so much as you sort of try to sort through the tragedy will be able to get a better understand of her condition. >> thoughts and prayers with them tonight. thank you so much and thank you so much for joining us tonight. ampx c 360 starts now. good evening everyone. i'm jim sciutto in again tonight for anderson. and we begin with president elect donald trump speaking briefly with reporters a short time ago and contradicting himself on something he wrote just earlier today on twitter with little more than three weeks go until inauguration today. mr. trump has been taking swipe after swipe at president obama on twitter and the president has been jabbing back. today he suggested the transition isn't going so well but then just a short time ago at mar-a-lago he said it is going smoothly and he and the president had a very nice conversation


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