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the kirccircus. "early start" continues right now. >> developing overnight, donald trump suggesting the head of the cia is behind the leaks that caused a stir for the transition team. what did john brennan say that has trump in another showdown with intelligence four days before taking the oath? and chinese media taking swipes at trump as amateur and arrogant. a wide range of problems you don't want to miss what he said. and donald trump trying to set the record straight on the health care plan. promising coverage for all and warning congress not to get cold feet. good morning. welcome gto "early start." i'm christine romans. >> i'm miguel marquez. it is january 16th. martin luther king day. 5:00 a.m. on the east coast. trump lashing out at john brennan. brennan criticized trump suggesting that trump's desire
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for friendlier relations with russia could run into the reality of moscow's real intentions. >> i don't think he has a full appreciation of russian ability and intentions and actions that they are under takings in the world. that is what the intelligence community's responsible is. i hope our relationship with russia improving in the coming administration. there is a fair amount of responsibility on russia's part to change behavior and actions. i think he has to be mindful that he does not yet, i think, have a full appreciation and understanding of what the implications are of going down that road as well as making sure he understands. >> and outgoing cia chief blasts trump on russia threat. says he does not fully understand. trump responds, oh, really.
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could not do much worse. trump listed a few issues. look at syria and chemical weapons that crossed obama's red line. crimea and ukraine and build up of nukes. not good. was this the leaker of fake news? and the trump's belief that the intelligence community leaked the dossier to the media. in an interview with washington post, the president-elect said the proposal for the obamacare replacement is just about ready for unveiling. he said quote, we will have insurance for everybody. even those who can't afford it. this is in contrast to republican leaders who are aiming for universal access. not coverage. trump promised the plan would be
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much less expensive and better. part of achieving that is targeting drug companies to negotiate lower prices. mr. trump offered a pep talk sang the congress c saying the congress cannot get cold feet. that is the message carried by 40,000 people from maine to california on sunday. democratic candidate bernie sanders appeared at one of the rallies in michigan where he spoke to cnn. >> millions of people think it is insane to repeal the affo affordable care act without replacement. you cannot throw 20 million people off health insurance. raise the cost of prescription drugs. do away with important patient protections. you cannot do that unless you have another plan in its place. >> some republicans have expressed concern about rushing to repeal obamacare without replacement plan on the table.
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even so, the house voted friday to take the first procedural step to repeal. and a chinese state run newspaper slamming donald trump as a amateur over his remarks on taiwan. on friday, trump said america's one china policy officially recognizes beijing's government, but not taiwan. he said that policy is necessity go necessi negotiable. the state run newspaper said we were angry initially, but now can't help but laugh at the u.s. leader in waiting. his amateur remarks and over confident manner are shocking. they would strike back hard until the entire taiwan siociet
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realizes the economy is hurting them. and donald trump offering vladimir putin an end to sanctions in exchange for nuclear weapons reduction. trump is quoted as saying a lot of people are benefitting from the deal he plans to offer. that's not the only headline to come out of the interview with european media. let's bring in former cnn moscow bureau chief jill dougherty. the idea you can trade functinur sanctions. does it make sense? >> reporter: not to a lot of people who know about nukes. a few minutes ago, that idea was raised to the spokesperson for president putin. he said sanctions are not on the russian agenda. let's wait until he becomes president. obviously he is side stepping it. i think members of the parliament are beginning to say not what we will talk about right now. there were other things the very
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interesting interview that raised a lot of eyebrows in europe. one was comments by president-elect donald trump criticizing angela merkel. the german chancellor. one of the closest allies of the united states. and criticizing her about refugees. here's what donald trump said. >> i have great respect for her. i felt she was a great, great leader. i think she made one very catastrophic mistake. and that was taking all of these illegals -- you know, taking all of the people from wherever they come from. i'll see here and meet her and i'll respect her and i like her, but i think it was a mistake. people make mistakes. i think that was a very big mistake. >> reporter: now the president-elect also got into some other areas. one of which basically repeating what he said all along about nato. calling it obsolete.
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that was greeted by the kremlin spokesperson a few minutes ago. saying that russia agrees. no surprise there. on syria, however, trump was critical of russia saying it was very bad thing that they were doing. that these attacks were creating humanitarian problems. also he said brexit. the decision by the uk to pull out of the european union would ultimately be a great thing. he was asked about twitter. if he would give up twitter in the white house. he said essentially no way. he has millions of people following him on social media. and why not? it gives him a chance to go around the media and go directly to the american people. >> jill dougherty for us in moscow. i was concerned about twitter. thank you very much. >> big weekend in international news. relating to the united states and president-elect donald
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trump. john lewis escalating tensions in washington, d.c. this started when lewis said on meet the press he will not attend the inauguration. he explained it this way. >> i believe in forgiveness. i believe in trying to work with people. it will be hard. it will be very difficult. i don't see this president-elect as a legitimate president. >> you do not consider him a legitimate president? why is that? >> i think the russians participated in helping this man get elected and they have destroyed the candidacy of hillary clinton. >> true to form. trump punched back. fired back at lewis in a series of tweets. congress member lewis should spend more time on fixing and helping his district which is in
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horrible shape and falling apart. all talk, talk, talk. no action or results. sad. the controversial issue has both sides digging in. suzanne malveaux has more from washington. >> reporter: good morning. the war of words coming during the mlk weekend is troubling to the african-americans. trump is getting push back from the chief of staff reince priebus and vice president-elect mike pence. some giving lewis his props with the civil rights movement, but they are coming to trump's defense. they are opposed to the notion that trump is not winner of the election. despite that russia had a role in hacking it. >> donald trump upon the election fair and square. 30 out of three-fiftof 50 state georgia. more counties than any
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republican candidate since ronald reagan. and to hear john lewis, a man that i served with and i respect, to question the legitimacy of the election and say donald trump will not be a legitimate president was deeply disappointing. >> reporter: this comes on a day when washington is preparing for the inauguration events. dress rehearsals and band practices taking place. officials are gearing up not only for the close to 800,000 expected in d.c. for the inauguration, but also for the close to 100 protest groups that have announced they are coming as well. christine and miguel. >> suzanne, thank you. as donald trump prepares to take office, americans are preparing for the trump economy. a deep divide in how people feel about their money. 51% of people believe their financial situation will improve over the next four years. 37% think everyone's finances will get better.
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check out the difference with the democrats and republicans. 70% of republicans are optimistic about personal finances. 77% think the entire country will be lifted up financially. look at democrats. only one-third feel they will be better off in four years. that is a stark difference. >> we are overdue for a recessi recession. >> long overdue. when i look at this expansion and stock market rally, still years to go. traditionally, time is like the enemy. the economy expands and kcontr t contracts. we will have to see. >> thank god again, christine romans is here. >> god has nothing to do with it. we will get into all the headlines with our political panel. you will hear that when we come
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welcome back to "early start" this monday morning. i hope you have a service plan today? day of service. whatever you're doing to make the world better, good luck at that. we are looking at politics. the early days of the trump administration will resemble an episode of let's make a deal on obamacare and russia sanctions. on and on. donald trump says he can get the best deal for all americans. let's bring in political reporter eugene scott and greg valliere. i want to start with you, greg. i want to play sound. we heard some fascinating opinions from trump this weekend in a variety of interviews. one in his office with the "bild" newspaper. he was asked about vladimir putin and coming in office. vladimir putin and angela merkel from germany. where does he rate these leaders. listen to his response.
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>> whom do you trust more as you talk to them? angela merkel or vladimir putin? >> i start off trusting both. let's see how long that lasts. it may not last long at all. >> you heard what he said. we'll see how long that lasts. is this just a negotiation? is that how donald trump does business or does he believe america's uber ally germany is on equal footing in. >> we will see. to seemingly put vladimir putin and merkel on equal footing is astonishi astonishing. she is a loyal ally and he is an adversary. >> and greg, your take that you can trade away nukes for sanctions on moscow. whether ukraine or crimea or the
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russian hacking in the u.s. elections. are those two things interchangeable? >> the devil is in the details. this is a complicated issue as jill dougherty said earlier. a lot of issues to iron out. not as simple as he portrays. >> one of the questions i have is about the stock market and economic enthusiasm you have seen in the united states. can that continue if you have a trade war with china? the chinese newspaper laughing at the president-elect calling him amateur on the one china policy. putting merkel and putin on the same level. greg, can stock markets go higher if you have uncertainty about the relationships? >> if the economy does well, yes. here's the big issue for the markets, christine. he will have to expend a lot of
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political capital on health care. what about barack obama do? he spent mouch on health care. >> i have been reading the interview about health care. it will be great and cheaper. still looking for details. >> the globe is one issue. the intelligence kmcommunity isn issue with him, eugene. the cia director had this to say about how trump should be more disciplin disciplined. >> if he doesn't have confidence if the intelligence community, what signal does that send to our partners and allies? i think mr. trump has to be disciplined in what he says publicly. he is going to be in a few days time the most powerful person in
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the world sitting on the u.s. government. he has to recognize his words have impact. they can have positive impact or under cutting of the nationality security. >> the split is getting wider and wider. it should be narrowing. i take it this is not welcome in the halls of washington? >> not at all. many in the intelligence community are seeing the work questioned by donald trump. that is what they interpret. i am interested to see how things change when mike pompeo gets in and trump will see what he is presented with is not a personal attack on him, but national security. >> those who think once he has his guys around him, he will believe the information. he wants to reset the table with the chess board and i'll mix met
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th metaphors. >> the thought is the information he is receiving is political and it's put out to taint his victory. people repeatedly in the intelligence community is saying it is bigger than that. >> pompeo is not a friend to the intelligence community. he is likely to be seen as somebody who is a threat to them or are they going to play along? >> there will be people within the intelligence community are doubtful he can continue the investigations and priorities they laid out regarding national security. time will reveal these things as he has more information to all of the investigations that are happening. >> all right. eugene scott. greg valliere. >> we will have you back. >> come up with your best. >> get a cup of coffee. the pittsburgh steelers
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i'm miguel marquez. >> hello, miguel. i'm christine romans. 30 minutes past the hour. trump lashing out at john brennan. in an interview on fox news sunday, he suggests the russia could run into the real intentions. >> i don't think he has the full intentions of russia of the actions they are taking in the world. that is what the responsibility of the intelligence community is. i hope our relationship with russia improving in the coming administration. there is a fair amount of responsibility on russia's part to change actions. i think he has to be mindful and he is not fully understands of the implications of going down that road and making sure he understands what russia is doing. >> sunday night, trump hit back. quoting a fox news headline in a
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pair of tweets. outgoing cia chief says he does not fully understand. trump responds. couldn't do much worse. trump lists a few sore spots with the kremlin. syria on the use of chemical weapons. was this the leaker of fake news? the cia director. that last line aimed at brennan refers to a dossier of unverified claims that russia has compromising information on trump. to trump's belief that the cia leaked that dossier to the media. new word on the plan to repeal baumobamacare. the replacement is just about ready for unveiling. he would not, however, reveal specifics. said quote we're going to have
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insurance for everybody. even those who can't afford it. that is an apparent contrast to republican leaders who say they are aiming for universal access. not necessarily universal coverage. trump promised the plan will be much less expensive and better. part of achieving that will be targeting pharmaceutical companies and forcing to negotiate lower drug prices. >> in the interview, he offered a pep talk saying the congress cannot get cold feet. that was the message carried by thousands of people in 40 rallies from maine to california on sunday. former candidate bernie sanders appeared at one rally in michigan where he spoke to cnn. >> millions of people think it is insane to repeal the affordable care act without replacement. you cannot throw 20 million people off health insurance, raise the cost of prescription drugs. do away with patient protection
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provisions. you can't do that unless you have another plan in its place. >> some republicans have also expressed concern about rushing to repeal obamacare without replacement plan on the table. the house voted to take the first procedural step on the road to repeal. a chinese state run newspaper slamming donald trump as amateur on the remarks on taiwan. on friday, trump said america's one china policy which officially recognizes beijing's government, but not taiwan's. he said it is negotiable. overnight, the tabloid called "the global times" called it despicable to use that one china policy as a bargaining chip. the state newspaper says we were angry initially, but now we can't help but laugh at the u.s. leader in waiting. maybe american voters promoted him too quickly.
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make h maybe his amateur marks are equally shocking. this would only make beijing speed up efforts reunify with taiwan. we would strike back hard until the entire society realizes washington is hurting them. donald trump with the deal with russia. he is suggesting he would offer vladimir putin an end to sanctions in an exchange for nuclear arms reduction. a lot of people are going to benefit from the deal trump plans to offer. not the only headline with the europe media. let's bring in former moscow chief jill dougherty. jill, let's talk about this and the russian headline. there are sanctions. u.s. placed sanctions on russia for different reasons. donald trump sort of conflating the sanctions with nuclear
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disarmament. talk to me about how that works. >> reporter: in reality, it doesn't work. it is apples and oranges. now we are getting reaction here in moscow to the idea. it is not a proposal. it is an idea. it is falling flat. the reason it is falling flat is because it ultimately really can't work the way he is describing it. the spokesperson for president putin said sanctions are not on the russian agenda. let's wait until mr. trump is president. he is side stepping it entirely. you are hearing the opinion that maybe mr. donald trump is overvaluing sanctions as a bargaining tool. nuclear weapons are an existential issue. sanctions are not. there were a lot of things mr. trump got into during this. one was the criticism of the u.s. ally angela merkel, the
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chancellor of germany. criticizing her for letting in, as he put it illegals. listen to what he said. >> i have great respect for her. i felt she was a great, great leader. i think she made one very catastrophic mistake. that was taking all of these illegals -- you know, taking all of the people from wherever they come from. i'll see her and meet her and i'll respect her. i like her. i think it was a mistake. people make mistakes. but i think that was a very big mistake. >> reporter: and then another issue he got into was nato. calling it once again obsolete because it apparently had not fought terrorism. of course, there are about 1,000 members of nato allies who died in afghanistan. so that's another thing. russia greeted that as you might expect. said yes, we agree. nato is obsolete. finally, you have the issue of twitter. whether the president will stick
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to that. president-elect. he said yes, he will. he has millions of people who follow him on twitter and other social media. it does give him a way of running around to doing an interview with the media and making his case directly to the people. you might argue to the world. christine. >> thank you, jill dougherty in moscow. donald trump says he is already convincing companies not to move jobs overseas. he is threatening to slap tariffs on companies that do. he said to "bild" it might not come to that. >> when people hear that. carrier or ford, they say we will stay here or build in the united states. they go and build the car plant or air conditioning plant and sell the air conditioners, but pay 35% tax. you know what? there will not be tax because they will not leave. >> there are two ways the administration could try to stop
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companies from moving jobs. the first is called a border adjustment tax. part of the reform of the tax code. change the way companies are taxed for importing and exporting goods. the second is a tariff. this is the 35% number you keep hearing from the president-elect. this is considered a stiffer penalty. while it is not impossible to slap tariffs on companies, tariffs usually are for classes of goods like steel or cars or chicken for example. they effect imports. >> or cars made of chicken. >> chicken cars. not a big market for chicken cars. that's why you are not -- now a feud between president-elect donald trump and civil rights icon john lewis eg escalating tensions over martin luther king weekend. it started we lihen lewis said will not attend the inauguration.
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>> i believe in forgiveness. i believe in trying to work with people. this will be hard. it will be very difficult. i don't see this president-elect as a legitimate president. >> you do not consider him a legitimate president? why is that? >> i think the russians participated in helping this man get elected and they helped destroy the candidacy of hillary clinton. >> trump fired back at lewis in a series of tweets. congress member lewis should spend more time on fixes his district which is falling apart. rather than falsely complain about the election results. all talk, talk, talk. no action. no results. sad. we have suzanne malveaux with more from washington. >> reporter: good morning, christine and miguel. trump's war of words with mr. lewis is coming during the mlk
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weekend is deeply troubling to many african-americans. lewis is getting push back from the rnc head soon to be lead reince priebus. giving him props as the civil rights icon, but coming to trump's defense because they are opposed to any notion that trump is not the legitimate winner of the election. despite trump's admission of the russian hacking role. >> trump won the election fair and square. 30 of 50 states. including georgia. more than counties than any candidate since ronald reagan. and john lewis, a man i served with and respect, to question the legitimately of the election and say trump will not be a legitimate president is deeply disappointing to me. >> reporter: this comes on the day when washington is preparing
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it looks like the early days of the traumump administration l look like let's make a deal or survivo survivor. and the one china policy and the russian sanctions. trump said he can get the best deal for all americans. we want to bring in eugene scott and economist greg valliere. good morning to both of you. happy mlk day. there is a fight between john lewis and trump. eugene, let's talk about that. john lewis is no shrinking violet. he has seen a lot. done a lot. was he looking to start a fight with trump? >> that's definitely what donald trump heard. i think what john lewis was trying to make clear is russia interfered with the election and influenced it with the goal of
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making hillary clinton lose which they did. bringing into question the legitimacy of the election. when donald trump heard that as he heard many people say, he responded and attacked john lewis. john lewis is the civil rights icon who many people love and support and agree with politically. the push back was significant. >> he said all you really do is talk. s that that's not true. >> the trump campaign said they will spend mlk day visiting the history museum. john lewis introduced the bill to get the museum built. >> here is what reince priebus said about how obama should step into all this. >> i think president obama could step up. i think the administration can do a lot of good by telling
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folks on their side of the aisle, we may have lost the election, but it is time to come together. >> what is lewis' camp saying about all this? are they going to engage in a back and forth? >> lewis' team would not dig niy the statements. we have about 20 democratic lawmakers who will boycott the inauguration. not in defense of john lewis, but out of concern of the entire election took place. >> so greg, a bunch of stuff took place this weekend. you have donald trump in the interview putting angela merkel and vladimir putin on the same level. saying they begin with the same stature in his eye. that is a change of american policy. from a newspaper in china, editorial blasting trump as an amateur and laughable. how dare he put the one china policy on the table.
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when i look at sort of all these positions, greg, what i tend to see is a ceo who wants to begin negotiations and get deals done. are you seeing a deal maker here? >> i have seen someone impatient. that will be a problem for trump. he will not get health care done immediately. he will not transform trade immediately. he wants to see things move quickly in western europe. i think in western europe, people like angela merkel have to be worried. worried about putin tweeting and working against them, they have to worry about trump as well. >> greg, to that point, is this -- he is the president of the united states and he seems to be approaching everything as a negotiation. is that going to -- how is that going to be met on the
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international stage? >> that is what people voted for. when we show or talk about this, his supporters say we want someone who doesn't play the game. >> will that fly? >> we said in the earlier segment, i think a lot of this is about political capital. you only have a certain amount and it starts to wane. he has to worry about that on health reform and europe. quickly, my clients in the financial world, they want to see something on inauguration day about pro-growth policies and tax reform. how he will grow the economy. last week, instead of talking about that, he was going after meryl streep and john lewis. people want to hear how he will grow things. >> we heard from him this weekend. he took a swipe at "snl." and then nbc news. let's look at one of the skits. >> yes, mr. trump, you and the
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republicans want to repeal obamacare. why would you do that before coming up with a replacement plan? >> because obamacare is a disaster and actually do have a replacement plan, okay? i just read about this this week. terrific plan. it's called the affordable care act. >> that's the same thing as obamacare and if you repeal it, 20 million people will lose health insurance. people could die. >> listen, sweetheart, i'm about to be president and we're all going to die. >> he tweeted this, nbc news is bad, but "snl" always a complete hit job. really bad television. is he going to legislate, greg, via twitter? >> he may try to make policy. you can't in twitter make foreign policy. you can't make health care policy. this is something the markets which were funky last week,
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maybe starting to worry. they want to hear about how he will grow things. they see more and more twitter. >> they worry about a trade war with china. that would be bad. greg, thank you forg getting up early. eugene. let's see what is coming up on "new day." john berman enjoying a delayed alarm clock joins us now. john. >> good morning, guys. let me take the opportunity to say what a great show "early start" is. >> flattery will get you everywhere. >> it is nothing without you. >> as the flagship show of cnn. i think that needs to be said here. i'm not saying that because i'm here. it is true. you have been talking about the battling with president-elect donald trump engaging in days before he takes office. we will speak to a democratic member of congress who will not attend the inauguration. how does that help america? we will ask that question. we will speak to a key senator on the intelligence committee. what does he think about
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attacking the cia director? how does that help america? what does he hear about the contacts about the then trump campaign and russians. then an amazing story. an 18-year-old woman reyunited with her birth parents. how did officers crack the case? we will have that in a few minutes. >> thank you, john berman, nice to see you. >> don't break anything. greatest show on earth is no more. after 100 years in business, ringling bros. and barnum & bailey will close later this year. we will tell you what brought down the iconic scircus when we get a check on cnn money stream next. ba first down. maybe not enough life. (children chattering) and this is the perfect balance of football and life. (vo) watch the 2016 nfl playoffs
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oil is down slightly after a big rally to end last year. the three averages are higher this year. the dow up 2/3 of 1%. nasdaq up 3.5% in the first ten trading days of 2017. some of the wealthiest in the world are headed to europe in davos, switzerland. the meeting of the biggest names. the goal to come together and strengthen the global economy. each year, the unequality report is out. the eight richest men in the world own as much wealth as the bottom 3.6 billion people. these are like mark zuckerberg, bill gates, jeff bezos and warren buffett and michael bl m
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bloombe bloomberg. the greatest show on earth closing its doors. ringling bros. and barnum & bailey with the last show in may. the ceo says high operating costs and declines ticket sales are too much for the company to overcome. it is citing the phasing out of the elephant act after years of criticism from animal rights groups. the current owner feld entertainment bought it in 1967. the phasing out of the elephants is too much. we think about the way people enjoy entertainment. >> on davos, now that trump is around, it makes it more useful. >> thanks for joining us. i'm christine romans. >> i'm miguel marquez. "new day" starts right now. >> what i do find outrageous is equating intelligence community with nazi, germany. donald trump suggesting the
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head of the cia is behind the leaks. >> you are not going to be able to make good decisions without building some relationship and trust with yourself and that community. china's state run media laughing at the president-elect. >> everybody can have access to affordable health care. >> trump is promising insurance for everybody. >> i don't see this president-elect as a legitimate president. >> a growing number planning to skip the inauguration. >> it is a disservice to the democracy. donald trump won in a welcome to our viewers in the united states and all around the world. this is "new day," it's monday, january 16th. 6:00 in the new york, i'm john berman joined by poppy harlow this morning. up first, president-elect donald trump slamming outgoing cia director john brennan after the director said that the president elect doesn't fully understand
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russia and warned him to watch his tongue. mr. trump is suggesting that brennan may be behind the leak of that unsubs shated dossier. >> this is the as the backlash intensifies in the feud between the president elect and congressman john lewis. a growing list of democratic lawmakers say they are not going, they are boycotting trump's swearing in. the president elect is also this morning vowing insurance for everybody in a new interview. that's his plan to replace obamacare. how will he do it? we are four days away from inauguration day. we have it all covered. let's begin this morning. >> good morning. donald trump has of course had a fraught relationship with the intelligence community so far but he's kicking it up a notch on twitter going after outgoing cia director john brennan saying was this the leaker of fake news? >> donald trump taking to twitter to suggest that outgoing cia director john brennan leaked

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