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president barack obama making a rare trip to capitol hill tomorrow, trying to save obamacare. this is "cnn tonight," i'm don lemon, donald trump promises to repeal and replace the affordable care act but how much of the rest of the obama legacy will survive? plus, what's wrong with this picture? who is that? joseph cinque, known by colorful name joey "no socks," a convicted felon linked with john gotti, what is he doing sharing the stage with president-elect. we'll discuss that. get to michelle kosinski with the latest on the long-awaited news conference. good evening, michelle.
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the president-elect hasn't held a news conference since late july. it's changing. what can you tell us? >> tweet comes announcing this, will be having a general news conference in big letters january 11th in nyc. thank you. so this is obviously a news conference that's been long-anticipated by reporters. he campaigned constantly criticizing hillary clinton on how long it had been. it had been 270 days since she had spoken to the press in that format, for him, it's going on 150 days or so, depending on what you consider his interactions with the press. he's expected to address his business dealings, how he's going to handle his many businesses. he's expected to add much clarity to that. but this is a general news conference, so other things will many could up too, he did have a little interaction on new year's eve, but this is a full-on news conference where reporters are going to throw anything they've got at him.
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>> and it's a little more important now, actually a lot more, because he is the president-elect of the united states, not just a candidate anymore. >> there's a lot to talk about. >> he's also tweeting about the russian hacking. what's he saying? >> take a look at this tweet. the way it's formatted is just as interesting and perhaps confusing as the way it's worded. the quote, intelligence briefing on so-called russian hacking, you can see that's also in quotes, was delayed until friday, perhaps more time needed to build a case. very strange. well, members of the intelligence community that are talking to cnn tonight think that this tweet is very strange. that wouldn't be the first time, necessarily, but this is once again, you know, putting intelligence in quotes, so called russian hacking in quotes. he essentially, once again, calling into question the work of top intelligence officials in the country. and their conviction that russia was behind the hacking of those democratic websites with a view
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of influencing the presidential election. so that raises questions on its own, but, as to what exactly he's referring to, intelligence officials aren't sure either. i mean, he had a presidential, he had a daily briefing this morning. it wasn't like a deep-dive on the russian hacking, which is what they think maybe he was expecting. but he is going to meet with intelligence officials on friday for something that they've been trying to organize with the trump campaign. however, what he seems to be reefi referring to here, this comprehensive review into the hacking that president obama ordered, that hasn't been done yet. president obama hasn't even seen it yet. so they're confused, and they think he might be confused. right now we're not getting any more clarity as to what he meant. >> i'm confused. so now that we're done with the tweets of the day, michelle, how
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exactly is the white house preparing for this, because right after trump was elected there were reports that his team was surprised with having to staff the west wing. why would one be surprised by that? >> you hear these dribs and drabs of conversation coming from current staffers. their concerns about the preparation of the team. their view, you know, of what they think the job is compared to what it really entails. are there going to be people to fill these positions? i mean, he's quick with many of his appointments, but we've heard rumbling, especially from the national security community that ne haven't been having meetings as much as the current transition team, you know, the team within the white house is working on the transition would like to see. so there have been plenty of meetings. i mean, trump team officials have been coming to the white house and to offices around washington to hammer this all out. it just remains to be seen, you
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know, how quickly this all he goes done, and what that preparation level really is. >> michelle kosinski, appreciate that. as the obama presidency comes to an end, how will that affect race. and van jones joins us as well. a new year. and the last few weeks of president obama's presidency, he's going to be giving a farewell speech next week. then the week after that, donald trump is inaugurated. so explain for me how you see this change that we're about to go through as a country, what do you expect? >> well, first of all, it's going to be a very, i think emotional moment for people like myself who were hope and changers eight years ago, showing up in washington, d.c. with big bright eyes thinking
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that dr. king's dream had come true. we're going to remake the whole country, this is amazing. this is going to be an emotional moment to hear his final farewell. there are things you can't take back, like 10 million new jobs. when donald trump saves a thousand jobs people of jump up and down. but the hope that we had inaugurated some whole new era when it comes to race, obviously, the election of a donald trump who ran such a divisive campaign on the issues of race, those hopes did not come true, so it's going to be bittersweet. >> you heard the president when he spoke with david axelrod, he said sometimes those changes don't show up in elections. they don't show up in politics. they may go through the culture, but it may not show up politically. do you disagree with that? >> i do agree with that. i've always said that obama's
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power as president was always second to his power as precedent. in other words, people around the world, children around the world, including in the united states, seeing someone who looked that way that kind of a name, doing something extraordinary, he set a precedent for a whole generation of kids globally, and that's going to pay itself off again and again, and also michelle obama did the same thing. so that stuff, you can't take back, you can't unring that bell, but in the narrow confines of poll toiks, you've got to have some disappointments. >> there's a great piece on cnn.com that if you haven't read it you should read it. it's where historians discuss trump's win being a revolt by white working class people, this being racial amnesia. what do you think about that? >> i think there's a lot of merit to the argument that many americans are in denial about the significance of race in
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america today. i've written a couple of books talking about just how far we've come, but also how far we still need to go. and unfortunately, race is still so significant in our society today, and, as van mentioned, donald trump ran a very divisive campaign where he used a lot of racial rhetoric. and that, you know, people voted for trump for many reasons, but i think some voted for him because that racial rhetoric appealed to them. and for me, it's unfortunate, because those people that voted for trump, because they were upset with washington or disappointed with their own economic situations, to me, the racial rhetoric should have prohibited those individuals from voting for trump. that should have disqualified. and unfortunately, many of those individuals seemed to discount the racial rhetoric or ignore it. >> yeah. >> and to me, that's very unfortunate, because that
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reflects a jim crow mentality from days gone by. >> van jones has reported here, he went around to interview a lot of trump supporters, it wasn't disqualifying for them. the article goes on to say that this is, that this racial amnesia, as they call it, is similar to what we saw after the civil war where the people, the confederates argued that the civil war was about state's rights and not slavery. are we seeing a rewriting of history now, michael? >> i think we are. and the comparisons are fascinating, and i think very accurate. birth of a nation, which most individuals, americans, know about, it was a rewriting of history about reconstruction. basically, glorifying the ku klux klan, suggesting that they were the saviors of the south rather than a racist, terrorist organization. and i think we're seeing that to an extent today, with the denial about the significance of race
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for some trump supporters. remember, trump ran a very divisive campaign on race. he initially, when he announced, he talked about mexican immigrants as criminals and rapists. he talked about a muslim ban for all muslims coming to america. you know, he, i mean, these were clearly racist notions. and unfortunately, it resonated with some americans. >> but many of his supporters did not see dit that way, and van, on election night you called it a white lash. and what he said about race is not disqualifying, which is interesting, because when you look at marginalized people, people voted on economics. when you look at it for marginalized people, those things translate into economics for them. >> absolutely. i mean part of the thing that's so tough and one of the reasons why i did this special called
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the messy truth is that it's messy. people say, it was only a racial resentment, antagonism from the trump voters. that's not true. there were other issues. then he say it was not that at all. it was only economic for every single trump voter. that's also not true. what you have is, it's marbled together, some of these racial resentments are marbled in with anti-elitism. some of this stuff he won on was stuff bernie sanders was winning on with some voters, but there were some voters for whom those racial appeals were powerful. the thing that is the most heartbreaking for me is that those, those racially-charged statements were not disqualifying. for some people, listen, i didn't like that stuff. i don't feel that way. i wouldn't want my kid talking
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about that way, but that's where the heartbreak is, where people knew it was wrong what he was saying but they didn't care enough to vote on that basis. that means it's a messy situation for all americans. we have to listen to each other a little more carefully to understand how you make sense of this going forward. >> what will obama's legacy be on race? president obama's legacy be on race, and how do you think the incoming president will build on that? >> well, i think that one thing that can never be taken away from president obama is that he was the first non-white president in the united states. first follow people. george washington was the first president. jfk was the first catholic president. those follow them for the rest of their live and this can never be taken away. his legacy on race is very significant, in that he appointed the first latina to
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the supreme court. justice sotomayor will be on the court for many years. she's a strong advocate for racial equality. he also had eric holder at first black attorney general. very strong on equality. his investigations of law enforcement in a number of cities, particularly after racial incidents was very powerful and very thorough. and i think will be very effective in the future. >> thank you, gentlemen. appreciate it. see you soon, happy new year. oc when we come back, why donald trump took the stage with a man known as joey "no socks."
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the president-elect spent new year's eve at a bash at mar-a-lago with wellwell-wisher including one who goes by the name of joey "no socks", joey cince. >> he seems to be disavowing his knowledge of joey "no socks" sin quay. but he's a convicted felon who was able to get so close to the president-elect. >> reporter: joseph chin quay, a-k-a joey "no socks." his current lawyer insists the
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art was legally owned by cinque. he was give and conditional discharge and served no jail time. he and trump go way back. in 2008, they shared a stage did he ms. universe contest, trump calling him joe. >> by the way, joe is probably one of the most important men in the hotel industry. >> reporter: in 2009, trump was given an award by chin quay. >> i'd especially like to congratulate and thank joe cinque. >> reporter: and last year at mar-a-lago's new year's eve celebration. again, joey "no socks" cinque. he said i didn't know him well and wasn't aware of his
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conviction. >> let's assume donald trump doesn't know who this guy is. wow! donald trump is so unaware and doesn't have people around him to warn him that you are standing next to a convicted felon? >> reporter: david k. johnson for 30 years covered donald trump's rough and tumble rides mostly for the "new york times." his new book "the making of donald trump" pulls no punches. >> i was actually shocked that donald trump, president-elect, would stand at a public forum, next to a convicted felon who claimed to be connected with john gotti, credibly enough that the prosecutor's office thought that was a real connection. >> reporter: the secret service declined to comment on the matter, referring to the transition team. several mar-a-lago members said
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they did go through metal detectors. they were rooted in an organization in which trump has been listed as ambassador extraordinary nar. >> they're signed by donald trump as chairman of the board. >> reporter: trump's signature is on some of the awards. it's like trump giving himself an award. >> now u.s. secret service says that they are there to protect the president-elect physically. they are in charge of the guest list. they did not want to talk about joseph, joey "no socks" cinque. >> did he real le say he didn't know him or didn't know him
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well? >> the transition office did not want to speak about him at all today. they referred us back to the article. >> people have been talking about joe cinque for years. i want to bring in the author of "the making of donald j. trump." joey cinque attended the new year's party at mar-a-lago and survived a mob hit. when the "access hollywood" tape came out, saying i have heard joey cinque and donald trump in conversations, and they're not surprised. what can you tell us about this relationship? >> it goes back many years. he has been at that party every year for more than a decade. donald was the chairman of the
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board of hospital sciences, which is basically a scam. they sell for a price these awards that they give out, cl g including the ones that hang in at least 19 properties that donald owns. the deeper problem is, this is the second time in a week now that donald trump has publicly stood with a serious criminal. he was with don king earlier. now don king stomped to death one of his employees over a $600 dispute back in the '60s. he was later pardoned, but the fact is, he killed the man. this is two people in one week. and because donald trump's operating the way he is with his own security as well as secret service, we don't know what other criminals he's seen currently, but we do know donald has spent his entire adult life deeply in the embrace of one of the biggest cocaine traffickers in america, with a violent convicted felons, with mobsters,
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often gratuitously. and donald comes in a family sort of way, his father fred's business partner was willie thomasello, as a front or associate for the gambino crime family in new york. we've never had anything like this, don. most candidates for office or people holding office, if you find out that somebody made a donation, they never even met them, they sent them a donation. they get rid of that money, send back or give if to charity and distance themselves. donald trump puts his arms around these people. >> that's the reason for the denial three knew him well as miguel reported? >> donald denies all the time things that are very well documented in the public record. he claims he hardly knows and couldn't identify in the same room felix, the son of the russian mob boss. there's video of him flying around the country with felix.
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and that piece by miguel, that is the clearest, best piece that i've seen on this issue. and i'm glad that once i broke this story in essence by tweeting about it, that you guys jumped on it and really terrific work by anythimiguel. >> i think miguel must agree with that. he must concur. >> it is, you should be proud of that piece. >> if joey "no socks" cinque is a convicted felon and he paid his debt to society, and people say what does it matter that he's spending time with the president-elect? >> that is what they say, basically, you know, the secret service says, look, this is not a crime that was dangerous. this is not something that he did that was going to get donald trump hurt. everybody went through a mega m
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megatometer. >> do you think, i never spent time with this guy and i don't know him, do you think that's problematic or clandestine relationships that maybe the public doesn't know about? >> first of all, this is just lie, and donald has lied repeatedly in public about things where the public record and photographs show that he's not telling the truth about his associations with people like this. but the really troubling part is, we don't know who else he's seen. what about the effort to get money from freeport. and donald trump holding up the extortionist. posing for the cameras. donald has lots of deep connections, including with the
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russian oligarchs who are a network of criminals sponsored by vladimir putin's government. we need to know about these relationships and why trump doesn't distance himself. >> thank you, david. thank you, miguel. when we come back, it doesn't look like donald trump will give up twitter anytime soon, but what happens once he becomes president? sometimes you just know when you hit a home run.
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donald trump may be our first twitter president, but could that backfire? kayleigh mcenany's here.
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and cnn political commentator. trump has been tweeting about everything from china, russia, korea, guantanamo bay, what do you think about that. >> oftentimes he sets the narrative for those in the media. and despite chuck schumer's saber rattling today and saying we can't afford a twitter presidency, i don't see it's going to change. and there will be a high price to pay for anyone who tries to pry that twitter phone out of trump's hand, pause i don't sbe see that happening. >> you say it's going to backfire with countries like north korea. what do you think about that? >> i think alice is right, it's probably not going to change, and i think donald trump from
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his perspective is being smart, because he gets up and drives the message of the day with his tweets. on the other hand, he won't be a very good president if that's what he does, because he's not essentially getting into kind of the nuances and complexity of policy. there was an interesting story in the wall street journal today, that he's constantly setting up a negotiation. so, you know, when my child wants to be provocative, he says the most aggressive thing possible to me. and then i got to beat it out of him, you know. some sort of normal conversation. >> you bring up another good point, hillary. because the media falls for it every time and they report on the tweet, i should say we report on the tweets. now, for me, there's much more importance of it, you know, donald trump saying he's going to hold a press conference coming out of the kellyanne conway's mouth but straight from donald trump's mouth than it is
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from donald trump's twitter feed pau because you don't get what it's about. why can't it just be kellyanne conway, he's going to hold a press conference. that carries more weight than tweets, doesn't did? >> we've seen consistently that donald trump contradicts his own staff. he did that all throughout the campaign. we saw it today when kelly ann made that comment about the house ethics committee, and then trump went and made a different position. so i feel sorry for kellyanne because tweets seem to matter more than any policy communicated by any government officials in his administration. >> if you look over his twitter feed, kayleigh, he has called his adversaries everything from losers to unattractive. do you think his method is going to change?
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i know we've said he's going to pivot, he's going to change. >> i think he's going to be his real, ah thuthentic self. but he is hammering home the message with north korea, we're not going to let this happen. they're not going to send a long-range bliss diallistic mis here. but we think his engagement with other countries is what's going to be in his tweets. there are going to be diplomatic communications, and the top message comes out on twitter. i think we will see a little benefit a change. and i think we've already seen one. >> you heard what hillary said, it poses a problem for people like kelly anne conway. >> sometimes you have to change your message when you come at 5:30 or 6:00 because he has said something else. does that pose a problem when it's 140-character messaging?
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>> i think it's important that everyone's on the same page, but i think sometimes we read into these nuances and think there's divisions within. we neglect the part that he said this is unfair. it shouldn't be on the agenda on day one. so i think sometimes you might see differences in nuances, but i think that's in communicat n >> this says, it leaves the world unsure on which messages to take literally. but it's likely mr. trump knows exactly what he is doing. do you think his communication style is intentional? >> that's a good question. i don't think anybody knows the answer to that. you caught me off guard. that's a good question. i think it changes periodically throughout the day. i think there are two things we have to analyze.
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the first is, i have no idea why the media covers his tweets the way they do. they lack context and they do a disservice to the american public. and i don't think they're newsworthy. the second thing is, they're dangerous. donald trump's tweets are very dangerous. my good friend kayleigh just casually talked about north korea sending a ballistic missile to the united states, casually talked about it because he put it in 140 characters. you want do that. you're dealing with nuclear weapons. i mean, i think everybody wants donald trump to step up to the mantle of being president of the united states, and he can use social media. he can use social media in very provocative ways, in very good ways, but foreign policy and some of the dangerous things that he tweets out, i mean, it deserves more than 140 characters. >> he's president-elect and he is doing it.
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he's probably going to continue to do did as president. >> and we're still here. there hasn't been a nuclear war yet. >> don't say yet. don't say yet. >> i am'm making a joke. i'm being satire cal. the problem is it came out on twitter. but my earlier point is there are going to be all sorts of diplomatic communications that go on behind the scenes. and for the president-elect to put a top-line message on twitter, i don't think that's a big deal. >> hillary, quickly. >> just a quick little more serious, which is his tweet attacking the intelligence agencies today. and the so-called russian hacking. you know, he said at one point during the campaign, i'm not going to give away my plans that
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lets foreigners know what i might do, and yet he's willing to tell the whole world that he does not believe the u.s. intelligence agencies information. you can't have that information in a tweet. it's so unbelievably wrong and dangerous and calls into question so much of global/u.s. strategy. so i think kayleigh is parsing through some of the least harmful things, but there are a lot of examples just over the last week of things that he has said that are dangerous, and that require more explanation. >> we'll discuss more right after the break. don't go anywhere. hope to see you again soon. whoa, whoa, i got this. just gotta get the check. almost there. i can't reach it. if you have alligator arms, you avoid picking up the check. what? it's what you do.
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we're back. donald trump hasn't held a news conference since the end of july. you wanted to make a point about 140-character diplomacy? >> sure. having worked with ted cruz, sure, it's frustrating, but i come from the old school of communications when it comes to campaigning. and serving in elected office where you hold a press conference and fully flesh out your policies. that's not going to be the way
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going forward. donald trump has set a news style for how he wants to lead, how he wants to dofrnl, how he wants to get his message out. we need to embrace it. it's a new era, a new age. we're going to have a new president-elect, and we all have to get used to it, because things are going to be different. >> i think everybody's embraced twitter, the thing is, hillary, when you're the leader of the free world, precision is important, you must be precise. and one thing people are happy about is he's announced he is going to hold a news conference on january 11th. in that, journalists can ask questions, he can respond and get nuance and clarification, what are you hoping to hear? >> i think the frame is important. this isn't just a narrative that the republicans are trying to create that says oh, y'all are just old school, you want things like, you know, real long explanations. but twitter is the way of the future. i think this is about accountability. and when you have that kind of
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one-way communication, and untruths, which this guy say s e untruths, which this guy say ay as we saw in the last couple weeks on twitter. there's nobody really responding saying, wait a mainute, what's you are evidence for that, mr. president-elect trump? i think if he had done less tweeting and more communicating over the last three weeks, this first news conference would be a lot less confrontational, i expect it to be very confrontational, on everything from "are you lying about ford", to, "what are your relationships really with vladimir putin", and "what conversations have you had behind the scene", why are you doubting the intelligence agencies on hacking, what's your connections with the house ethics committee, so i think we're going to see a very combative news conference. >> geez, hillary, are you going
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to be at that news conference? >> my guess is it will shut him down for a couple months more, because he won't be able to handle the scrutiny. >> oh, i don't think so. look, out of all the primary contenders, he's the one who took the hard energies. he went to every single news station, regardless of how they depicted him and gave every interview. that was in the primary. i agree he needs to give this news conference, but the idea that he couldn't handle it, he handled it all throughout the primary and went back for more despite getting boatings from some of the interviewers. so i think he absolutely can handle it, and i don't think i will go away with his tail between his legs. >> he does interviews with hannity that were softballs, but he hasn't00 days. >> there was chris wallace. >> i think there are a few things that we need to tackle.
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this isn't the first press conference he's going to have. so we need to make sure this press conference comes off. he was supposed to discuss his conflicts of interest of about, and he refused to do that. i think this press conference will be a general press conference, but one of the things the american public deserves to know the answers to are his business interests are very vast and go throughout the world. you talk about somebody who owes $650 million to the bank of china. and any other chinese state bank is one of the largest tenants in trump tower. you have to wonder, you know, is there a true conflict of interest. but something else that people don't mention enough is the simple fact that donald trump lies. and donald trump lies a lot. and that's goal to be very difficult for journalis and very difficult for the media to handle, even in a press conference. i think kayleigh's right when she's discussing with hillary
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that he handles press conferences well, because he lies. donald trump today in his most recent tweet about the national intelligence agency, he lied. i mean, he simply lied. the intelligence agencies had to come out and say there was no intention for them to meet with him today. >> the "new york times" is unable to confirm whether that is true or not. the intel community's saying one thing. trump's saying another. the press handled bill and hillary clinton for more than a decade, and it they're not necessarily known for their truthfulness. >> we can't forget sitting down with lesley stahl, a sit-down round table with the "new york times." a lot of good information came out of that. i do agree with hillary, this will be a tough news conference, as it should be. every single topic that she mentioned and more will be on the table and i think it will be helpful for him to reengage with
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the press, reengage with the people who ask him questions on a daily basis and put some of this to rhest, which i do think some of the questions that are out there will be put to rest once he has a sit-down with the press. >> to lie or not to lie. that was an interesting conversation. we'll be right back. sometimes you just know when you hit a home run.
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i want to get back to the conversation we were talking about, you said donald trump lies a lot. kayleigh took issue with that. there was a conversation on "meet the press." and dan rather saying that the press must call donald trump on lies, and he called it a lie is a lie is a lie. why did you say that? >> because it's the truth. i mean, the fact of the matter is, if you say something that is not accurate, if you intentionally say something that is misleading, you intentionally say something you now is not the case then fundamentally, it's a lie. today when donald trump tweets out that the intelligence agencies were supposed to meet
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with him today and somehow so-called it's changed and we find out that the intelligence agencies didn't say they were going to meet today, they were going to meet on friday, that is a lie. this happens repeatedly with donald trump, and we have to call it what it is. if that's how he wants to conduct his presidency and his press conferences so be it. it is the duty of everyone to open their eyes and as dan rather said, call a lie is a lie as a lie. >> donald trump was under the impression this was happening tomorrow. i know there was some dispute as to whether it would happen in person or not in person. but that is unclear as to those conversations. and you said a lie is an intent to mislead, which is exactly what gerard baker said that dan rather had a problem with. and he's right. i was looking up some of the quote trump lies. there's a 20% unemployment rate
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in wisconsin. it was qualified as a lie. that was not intent to mislead, but we're so quick to label everything in lie, when there was not an intent to mislead anyone at all. >> if you're not 100% sure, why put it out there at all. >> you've repeated a trump lie a number of times and i've had to correct you in the fact that donald trump quotes this african-american unemployment rate as being 52%, 53%. that's not the case. and i don't mind calling it a lie. i don't mind telling donald trump to his face that he has a problem with the truth. and we can actually, and i know there's going to be this deflection by the right and people are going to say hillary clinton this or hillary clinton that. but donald trump is the president-elect of the united states of america. and donald trump has a problem with the truth. >> that's not true. and bacarey, how many people have come on this show and said he has called all mexicans rapists. that is absolute lie.
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this is the point. we're getting into semantics here about what could be labeled a lie. you can call mine a lie and i can call yours a lie. >> we're not. it's not semantics. >> prabarack obama saying if yo like your doctor you can keep it. that's one of many that couldn't to mind when it comes to barack obama. it's important to hold our elected officials accountable. >> there are a lot of politicians who say things that they may not live up to, but if donald trump doesn't tell the truth, why not call did out? we're talking about hillary clinton and bill clinton or whatever. quite frankly, they're irrelevant right now because hillary clinton is not president-elect of the united states. >> that's not the biggest lie when you think about barack obama and having this conversation about donald trump, again wednesday nt on twitter a
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he had proof that barack obama's birth certificate is fake. that is a lie. donald trump lied about the president of the united states multiple times. he lies and he lies compulsively. >> i've got to move on. i've got to move on. i've got to move on. >> point out one quick thing, which is we do need to distinguish between political promises and actual statements of fact. >> hillary, i want to ask you this. >> statements of fact. >> we were talking about hillary clinton, laura bush. all the first ladies are going to be there, all the former presidents are going to be there at the inauguration. of course there's no doubt that hillary clinton's going to show up. she has to, she's a former first lady. her husband was president. she's going to have to sit there at this inauguration, it's going to be interesting to watch. >> it's going to be, i think, frankly, extremely difficult for hillary clinton. it with be difficult for anyone who lost in such a close
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election. knowing that she had the majority of the american people voting for her but lost, you know, 50,000 votes in key states. so she's going to sit there, i'm sure, hoping the best for the country, but, but, you know, you can't help but fantasize in that moment what you would be saying if the situation were different. look, i admire her for showing up, and by the way, i expect that the trumps are going to be extremely gracious to both her and president clinton, because the day calls for it. the moment calls for it. >> thank you all, appreciate it. happy new year. see you right back here tomorrow. when it comes to healthcare, seconds can mean the difference between life and death. for partners in health, time is life. we have 18,000 people around the world. the microsoft cloud helps our entire staff stay connected and work together in real time to help those that need it. the ability to collaborate
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