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american workers suffer. >> i understand we will be having a discussion soon. >> we're going to see unconventional activities like tweets. that's something we're all going to have to get used to. >> the media is very dishonest. >> mr. bannon, we or not shutting our mouths. you cannot intimidate us. >> this is "new day" with chris cuomo and alisyn camerota. >> david kerr ginn intimidated me. welcome to "new day." alisyn is off. poppy harlow is here. >> in his first week in office, donald trump is redefining the presidency, policies and the way washington works. the public rift with mexico's president is sending shockwaves around the world. >> as the bhous is floating a new plan to tax imports to pay for the wall and then sort of walking that back. this means, if it happens, you, the american consumer will get stuck with the bill, not mexico. all of this has the president
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will host his first foreign leader at the white house, ter reese is a may in just hours. we're entering day eight of the trump administration. we begin our coverage this hour with sara murray. >> reporter: we expect a busy visit by theresa may. she's going to meet with the president, hold a press conference with i'm and then they'll be having a working lunch. while this is a sit-down with a country that has a very warm relationship with the u.s., on saturday donald trump will speak to the leader of a country with a tougher relationship, russian president vladimir putin. this comes at a time when donald trump is off to a rocky diplomatic debut with tensions flaring between the u.s. and mexico. president trump's with a diplomatic showdown with mexico. >> i'm talking about a real wall, a wall that's got to be serious. >> reporter: the feud escalating quickly after the president threatened to cancel next week's meeting with mexico's president if they won't pay for his border
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wall. within hours, enrique pena nieto that he told the white house he is not coming. trump later casting the cancellation as a mutual decision. >> unless mexico is going to treat the united states fairly with respect, such a meeting would be fruitless. >> reporter: adding to the tension, the white house began floating a 20% tax on imports from mexico. >> by doing it that way, we can do $10 billion a year and easily pay for the wall. >> reporter: only to walk it back two hours later. saying it's just one idea that could finance the wall. >> there are things that go beyond negotiation. >> reporter: mexico's foreign minister dismissing such a plan, pointing out the import tax would ultimately be passed on to american consumers. many economists agree, citing the $531 billion in goods traded treen the countries in 2015, making mexico america's third largest trading partner. the suddenly stormy relationship
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between allies caps off trump's chaotic first week in office. the president citing a flurry of executive orders to fulfill a number of his controversial campaign promises. but the white house also delayed additional immigration actions, as well as trump's order to investigate his false claims of widespread voter fraud. this, as the trump administration's feud with the media isn't getting any better. >> these are very hostile people, very angry people. >> reporter: in a rare interview with "the new york times," the president's chief strategist steve bannon labels the media the opposition party, saying the press should keep its mouth shut. now donald trump will have a very busy day in addition to the theresa may visit. he'll be heading to the pentagon later this afternoon, in addition to signing executive actions, we're expecting him to meet with defense secretary james mattis and lay out his objectives for defeating isis. >> congressman will hurd of
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texas jones us, committee on homeland security and former cia undercover officer. always good to have you on the show, congressman. >> chris, good morning. good to be on. let me get your head on the man that we had on talking about how he can prove 3 million people voted illegally. he has no proof to show. he's got a lot of explanations for that. he is relevant because it does seem in timing and in the texture of the statement that the president of the united states picked up on what this guy was putting down without basis. your take? >> well, there's a lot of people that are involved in our elections. and if they haven't shown real proof, you haven't seen the secretary of state for california, talking about fraud. you haven't seen other candidates in down-ballot races where something like this would have a drat mat tick impact
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having this concern. i think this is a distraction from some of the real issues, like making sure we strengthen trade with mexico, that we deal with isis and make sure we have a right kind of relationship with russia. >> congressman, you know why i'm talking to him. it's not because that's something i want to chase. i'm an investigative reporter. there's nothing there for me to chase. it's because the president has put it on the radar and made it a political priority as he did, debunking the intelligence community's assessment that russia was behind the hacks during our election. what do you make of those positions? >> i'm not criticizing you, chris, for doing your job, but these are some of the rabbit holes i don't think we should be going down. there has been zero evidence, credible evidence that i've seen or have been presented to me. department of homeland security hasn't seen anything. they provide support to protect
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our vetting systems. i even did a hearing on one of the committees that i serve as a chairman on, on the integrity of our ballot box. i just came through a very tight election myself. >> yes, you did. >> so the issue of voter fraud is something that is important to me. i haven't seen any indications of any real evidence that says the contrary. >> as i said to that man and i say on social media, when he has the proof, we'll put it on first. we'll have it vetted, but we'll put it on first. if it's real, it's a real concern. >> absolutely. if it's real, it's a real concern. we should look at it. but as i learned as an undercover officer in the cia, information is one thing, intelligence is something else. you have to have properly vetted
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information that is fact checked and just making assumptions with no data is helpful to know one. we shouldn't be trying to create some concern around whether or not our voting processes are strong. >> let me get you on two other things that are much more pressing. we have russians behind the hacks during the election, we have the president of the united states saying he didn't believe it. now there's an executive order he may be signing and preparing to remove sanctions and has a big call with the russian president tomorrow. where is your head on this? >> well, i'm ready for rex tillerson to get confirmed and get in position. it is very clear that the russian intelligence services were involved in the hacking of the democratic national committee and the democratic
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campaign congressional committee and that russia is our adversary. they are not our allies. another thing i learned when i was in the cia, be nice to nice guys and tough with tough guys. the sanctions against russia are an important tool, not only because of this most recent hacking, what the intelligence community refers to as griz si step, but because of their previous activity, going into ukraine, going into crimea, the russians going into syria. the reason they're in syria is not to prop up bashar al assad. they're there in order to have an air base to project power into the mediterranean. what are their plans and intentions with estonia? they want to see the back of nato broken. we need to have all the tools at our fingertips to deal with russia. i think another tool we should
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be using and what we should be talking about is how do we sell energy to eastern europe. the russian economy is more tied to the price of a barrel of oil. we have a lot of energy here. our eastern european allies want to buy it from us and not from russia. these are where some of the conversations, we need to be having. i hope in this conversation on saturday some of these things are brought up. >> that's all about the disposition of the men involved, whether they're looking to make peace or to be, as you said, bad to bad guys, tough with tough guys. another issue pressing to you. your district of constituency is really a lot of place that will be subject to whatever border plans come up there in texas, a wall, the effects of this fracture with the mexican president and our president. what's your take? >> well, let's start with something very basic, chris. we live in a world that's more dangerous than our parents, and our children is probably going
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to inherit a world that's more dangerous than ours. so we should be defending our borders. border security is important. but we should do it right. we should not just be doing something for the sake of movement. building a wall from the pa stoisk the gulf coast of texas is the most expensive and least effective way to do this. let's take some of this border wall money -- by the way, m.i.t. believes this is going to potentially cost up to $40 billion. the u.s. intelligence budget is $53 billion. so let's use some of that money to add more border patrol officers. let's do things -- you can't build a wall in a river. our president -- >> that's called a dam, by the way. >> -- i'm sure he'll realize that soon. >> congressman, he's not going to like what you're saying right now. how much does that factor in to what you say?
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you're a comber in your party right now. people have a lot of enthusiasm about you. he's saying it's not going to cost what m.i.t. says. he's saying this is the key to securing the border and it's worth going to war with the mexican president politically. you seem to be contradicting a lot of that. >> again, over the last eight years, my problem with the previous administration is they had a one size fits all solution to border security. what you need in san diego is different than what you need in el paso and eagle pass. those are two cities in my district. let's empower the men and women in border patrol to adjust their tactics, techniques and procedures as they see fit. we can't continue this notion of having a one size fits all solution, but just changing the solution. i'm proud to represent big ben national park. they have peaks thousands of feet high right on the river.
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are you going to build a wall on top of a mountain? you have a chihuahuan desert where you can see 200 miles in one direction. if you build a wall and don't have enough people to be there to deal with someone who may jump the wall, than wasting that money -- you're wasting hard-earned taxpayer dollars. so again, our president is committed to protecting the country. he's committed to enforcing the law, but let's make sure the things we're using hard-earned taxpayer dollars for actually makes sense. we haven't even talked about intelligence. there are 19 criminal organizations operating in mexico. we should be increasing the intelligence on them, working with our mexican partners, because we have to remember that this is a problem for mexico as well. they are our friend, they are our partner. we should be working together on how we can solve this problem together and not fighting with each other. >> documentary we did on el chapo, that's how they got him,
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with u.s. intel help. will hurd, appreciate your perspective. you're always welcome to make the case here. >> thanks. have a great morning. vice president mike pence will make a historic appearance at the annual pro life march in washington. demonstrators aiming to rival the crowd that gathered for the women's march last weekend. our senior washington correspondent brianna keilar is live at the national mall. we're hearing the president may also in some way be involved today. >> reporter: that's right. he may be calling in remotely to talk to marchers. that's something our sara murray confirmed. the one hiccup, as you know, president trump has british prime minister theresa may in town and he has events with her. vice president pence is going to be here and making the march a much bigger deal. the highest ranking white house official to ever speak to this gathering. they're hoping to be a counter
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point to the liberal women's march we saw this weekend done in conjunction with a number of groups, but very prominently with planned parenthood. that is what folks here are hoping for, and certainly a little pressure to have some turnout and having the vice president attend is something that doesn't hurt. we're here right by the washington monument. what we're going to see is participants listening to speakers here and they'll be marching in a few hours to the supreme court after that program does begin. but they're hopeful this year because president trump has been elected and he's now saying that next week he's going to announce his pick for the vacancy on the supreme court. that is something that folks who are against abortion rights think is going to work for them. they're hoping for at least some sort of rollback of row versus wade, the landmark abortion decision. they're thinking this is something that can be delivered for them with president trump being in the white house, chris. >> brianna, thank you very much. appreciate you being on the show with that hat.
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democrats in congress speaking out about the president's executive actions in his first week. how do they plan to fight his agenda. congressman elijah cummings joins us next. the president of the united states just tweeted about our show. we'll reveal what he said next.
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still completing his analysis, but he's already comfortable in his conclusion. uncompelling except to the president of the united states. who tweeted look forward to seeing results of votestand. greg phillips and crew say at least 3 million voters were illegal. we all want to see the proof. elijah cummings of maryland with us. your take on the president's interpretation of that interview as being a vote of confidence in the conclusion. >> i don't see how the president could come to any conclusion that there's any credible evidence that there's any significant amount of voter fraud. chris, i'm appealing -- i'm hoping the president is watching. i'm appealing to the president not to go through with this type of investigation. i think it's going to be a waste of taxpayer dollars. what i would ask him to do, however, is do an investigation of all the people who are being
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denied their right to vote, where the fourth circuit said that in north carolina, the north carolina legislature surgically and systematically did everything in their power to stop african-american people and people who would normally vote for democrats from voting. i want him to address the issue of 600,000 texans not being able to vote. those are the issues we need to deal with. the president said in his inaugural address that he was giving the power back to the people. well, make it all the people, mr. president. i'm looking forward to meeting with him. i want to talk with him about this, because there are a lot of people in pain because they see all this argument -- i watched that whole interview that you did with mr. phillips. we spent all that time on nonsense when at the same time there are people who cannot even vote in the united states of america. we're better than that. >> voter suppression is a legitimate issue. a court case people can google of what happened in texas at the supreme court level. the supreme court denied a cert
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there to review the case. the reason the man is relevant is because the president of the united states seems to have tweeted early on and now just echoed a confirmation of his speculation. that's why it demands address by the media. similarly, what we talked about down in washington last week where you said, if people knew what we knew about this election, they'd understand why democrats are boycotting. when are you going to be able to hold a hearing that will declassify information that you sug suggested so american people can have full information about their democratic process? >> that's a great question, chris. you have to understand, the democrats control nothing in washington. in other words, those kind of decisions are made by the republicans, some of them made by general policy, if something is classified of course we can't reveal it. these are the kind of things that republicans can put out there, assuming they want to. they don't want to do that.
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they don't -- and they -- they're basically going along with everything that the president is putting out. we're going down a slippery slope, chris. there seems to be an effort to delegitimize our voting system, the cia, fbi, office of government ethics, irs, all these thins that underpin our democracy, it seems as if the republicans are laying back, being calm and cool while our democracy goes down the drain, period. >> so what are you going to do about it? has your party figured out what it wants to fight for and how it will deal with opposition going forward so the work of the people can get done? >> again, what we want to do, we want to work with the president on those things that we have in common. tpp, i was very pleased to see him do that, pleased to see him meet with the unions.
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he said he's not going voucherize medicare. he said he's not going to reduce medicaid. and social security. we want to work with him on that. we don't want to see social security privatized. there will be a number of issues i think we can work with him on. on others, when our values clash, we'll clash and have to go against the president. yofbl we should do what thing ares did. when president obama came in, what they said, we're in the going to do anything, barely speaking to him. mcconnell said his number one goal was to make sure he did not have a second term. so i don't want to be in that position. i want to work with that president. i'm hopefully meeting with him this weekend. he invited me to the white house. i'm looking forward to it. >> enough politics, congressman. the end of the week, something that matters a lot more. we covered the story of what befell one of your aides, i've
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never heard more loss for a family. six of your aides, nine kids lost in the blaze. we didn't want to chase after you about it then. how is she doing? how is the family? what do they need? >> she's doing as well as can be expected. she's announcing this week that saturday after next they'll have a private memorial viewing service. she's good. they lost every single thing they had, everything. so people from all over the country have been contributing and trying to help her. so, again, if people are interested in doing that, we can give them that information. >> please do bring that to us as well. >> congressman, we'll talk to you after this to get the information and put it on the website. again, our sympathy's go to her. no words for that kind of situation. what we can do, we'll put the
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word out to get done. >> thank you very much. >> breaks your heart. when the congressman gets that info, we'll bring it to you here on "in day." president trump's is dramatically reshaping america's foreign policy. a diplomatic feud to say the least with mexico in his upcoming meetings today with britain's prime men center and phone conversation tomorrow with vladimir putin. what it all means for new world order. we'll get the bottom lean next.
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president trump's tweeting min ts ago. talking about his public feud with mexico, he says mexico has taken advantage of the u.s. for long enough. massive trade deficits and little help on the very weak border. must change now. this comes as the president prepares to meet with the british prime minister in hours, and he'll speak to russia's president tomorrow. let's get to the bottom line with host of quest means business richard quest and cnn chief enter national correspondent christiane
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amanpour. richard, when i read the tweet about the trade deficit with mexico, your head fell. why? >> it fell because he's now got to prove he can make these bilateral arrangements work that he wants to actually get done. for instance, he's meeting prime minister theresa may today. he's got to prove he can do a deal with somebody. so far the entire history of his very short presidency has been falling out with people, how to have an argument, how to disagree, how not to do a deal. now he's got to start to prove he can do a deal, and the british give him the easiest, by far, chris, the easiest of all opportunities to do this because theresa may coming to washington wants a trade deal. and he also wants to prove that he is more british than on the european side. listen to what president hollande of france said. he talks about the challenges of
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dealing with the new administration. we must look at them with a european point of view and value. >> he was with angela merkel, german chancellor? >> whereas theresa may comes along, hello, mr. trump, nice to meet you, let's do a deal. >> they couldn't be more divergent. theresa may saying as dawn breaks we can be bystanders or we can lead together. >> i think this is an incredibly important moment for many reasons you just stated. theresa may is looking to have that deal, to strengthen her hand going into brexit. also, if you saw in her speech yesterday, she did talk about how america must step up to the place for joint leadership of the world, pointing out that others, otherwise, would be ready to step into the vacuum if america steps back. notably russia, notably china. so there are differences on
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that. mentioning merkel and hollande, both give a full-throated defense of globalization, world trade packs and the whole underpinning of the u.s.-led post world war ii era that is still vital, they say, to uphold some order in this world where there are increasing challenges and conflicts. i think that's a really interesting point. as richard pointed out, the debacle between president trump and president pena nieto of mexico was a very bad sign for a first week in office. pena nieto's back is against the wall and had to cancel this meeting. the mexicans are supporting him. >> or was this the proper and right move by a president who just got in on a tale wind of america is getting pushed around, america is weak. he came in and said i'm the boss. mexico, you need me, not you. you over there, you've got trouble with me, too. look at that, right in richard's
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face. that's how strong the point was. christiane, that's what he promised, i'm putting you first, i'm going to push everybody around. >> look, again, i think you'll have to judge and history will judge and the future will judge whether you can make these public, so-called business negotiations which apparently, supporters of president trump are saying that's what it was and whether that is worth, you know, dissing, is how it's being seen in mexico, a major ally. it's actually quite important to get below the bluster and actually analyze the facts. is the united states being taken advantage of. does mexico have a hand to play in terms of helping the united states with the drug traffic, with the stopping terrorists come in with, as you all know, there is a net outflow of mexicans back to mexico. it is not the other way around for the last -- more than 12 to 24 months. mexico is currently helping keep central american refugees and
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immigrants out of storming into the united states. as you know, and richard knows better than i do, that the interrelated supply chains and trade and all the rest of it, benefit both sides. yes, there may be some renegotiations around the edges, but to force a neighboring president to have to, because of his own nationalism at home, cancel a visit to the u.s. is -- i don't know, a lot of people around the world are looking and seeing what that will bode for the future. >> richard, to russia and the phone call president trump's will have with president vladimir putin tomorrow, despite his very high approval ratings, take them for what you will, in russia, their economy, the people of russia have been struggling for a long time. >> it's a basket case, the economy. >> exactly. what do you expect from this phone call? josh rogin just reported on this show this morning, he has seen yar aides saying there's a draft to try to lift some of those
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sanctions? >> what i expect is more of the same. the president has made it clear he wants a better relationship with putin. it's in putin's interest to have that relationship. but everybody i speak to say it will eventually go sour, whether it's this year, next year or two years down the road. but for the time being, this is going to be the new relationship to keep an eye on with a view to the sanctions being lifted sooner rather than later. and this puts theresa may in an impossible situation. >> what does the u.s. get from it? >> what does the u.s. get from it? very little in terms of keeping other allies on side. virtually nothing at all. it gets a new ally and potentially a new partner for, say for example, syria or whatever. but it's highly unlikely. >> christiane? >> it's not going to happen. everybody who has advised president trump's from the outgoing president obama to the
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outgoing cia and many others who advised president trump and certainly the messages from allies in europe, the russians are an additional and kpet stif force right now. every issue that the two sides have tried to work on has simply played out in favor of the russians. let's just take syria. as you know, the united states right now is sitting outside any kind of deal to fix syria, and that's not even working because the russians can't do it. and the talks are being postponed. >> christiane, i want to ask -- >> it's going to put him at odds with allies like theresa may who clearly yesterday in her speech warned about the rise of russia. >> a buddy of mine in intel saw the president tweeted about this guy we had on saying he can prove 3 million people voted illegally but doesn't have the proof yet. the president seemed to take him at his word and said, oh, can't wait to see it. we have to do better, almost accepting his conclusion. the intel guy said, wow, putin
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must love hearing this. why does putin care about the president of the united states and his confidence in his own voting system? >> because anything that undermines the american democracy is a gift to those who are american enemies and adversaries. it's as simple as that. putin has shown with his words and the hacking apparently into america, also what he's doing in europe and supporting parties that are disruptive in europe against angela merkel, against the french establishment and this and that, all these places that are having elections, they're trying to disrupt the close relationship between allies and between a europe that has stood up to it. can we just rewind the clock for one moment. the obama administration tried to reset relations with putin. what happened was things were going fairly swimmingly until president putin invaded another country and annexed it, in violation of international law. that was crimea, and then invaded and intervened in
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eastern ukraine. this is why the relationship is not working right now, not because, despite what everybody else may say, somehow the west was wrong. no, they chose this route. >> christiane amanpour, richard quest, no one better to have with us this morning. chris, get your finger -- >> sorry i put my hand in his face before. >> thank you very much. we appreciate it. the federal government just released new numbers on economic growth. we'll have christine romans come here and let you know what the state of your economy is right now. derwater robots, so they can keep watch over operations below the sea, even from thousands of feet above. because safety is never being satisfied. and always working to be better.
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how strong or weak is the u.s. economy? the federal government just out now with new numbers on economic growth for the year. chief business correspondent christine romans is with us. what do they tell us? >> this is the broadest gauge, everything we make, bake, send, receive, 1.9% for the fourth quarter which is a slowdown from the third quarter. for the year, about 1.6%, the slowest since 2011. what it shows you is that the recovery looks like it stalled a bit last year in 2016. so we've seen this before where
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you've got job growth, you've got stock market at record highs, home prices rising. over all the american economy not growing to its potential here. a lot of reasons for it. some people think it's structural, some think it's productivity. that's what it looks like quarter by quarter. when you look at the why, exports were down, the dollar has been strong. imports were up, the dollar has been strong. personal consumption slowed a little at the end of the year. politically these numbers fit right into the president trump's world view. he has promised he can grow the economy at 4%. he even said 5%. >> when is the last time we saw 4? >> the '90s. >> consistently seen 4, a quarter. >> does this prove the working man and woman are getting behind the people who see the stock market as economic strength. >> it tells me people who have
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money right now are making a lot of money. >> disconnect. >> a very big disconnect. overall, the economy is moving forward, but not moving forward as robustly as you think. >> and for everybody. >> economists argue over why. one of the big things is the dollar. the dollar has been strengthening for a lot of different reasons. in part because of mr. trump owes policies it's been strengthening. >> management preferenced over labor. you have a growing disparate over what gets paid at the bottom and the top. >> forecast that company will make a lot of money. are they going to hire people or give it back to shareholders? that's what i'm waiting to see. >> have a good weekend. more than two decades it's been since the menendez brothers were convicted of murdering their parents. lyle and eric. guess what? they have never spoken out about it until now from behind bars, an inside look at a special an inside look at a special report next.
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chaos. >> to hear it out of their mouths, and the reasons they gave for why wound up twisting the society up. had multiple stories. hill harper, great to have you. good look with the series. what do you make of this case? >> good morning. it's amazing. telling story, if you're an armchair detective. having done csi miami for so many years, i love getting into major cases. there's so many twists and turns and interesting elements to this story, a tragedy in so many ways. and the loss of life -- everything that happens, even the connection to o.j. which is so interesting that people talk about, so many things going on. we're very proud to work with the cnn production crew to put together the first of its kind for hln a show that details going into these crimes and really taking a new fresh look.
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cnn has 30 years of a treasure trove of interviews. you can go in and actually start culling through them and coming up with a lot of new information that's very interesting. >> hill, first of all, welcome to the family. good to have you. >> thank you. it's great to be on. >> what captivated you most personally as you researched and did the journalism behind this with your team? >> i'll tell you, what's amazing -- this is a whole series. so we're telling stories, starting with this big two-hour premier tonight on the menendez brothers. but then we go into many other stories, not all murders. some are just tragedies. one that touched me the most is what we did about prince. and we go into how he tragically died. i was a friend of prince. just an amazing genius. the sadness.
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you go into why someone takes pain killers, to entertain us, someone who did splits and danced and jumped off pianos in high heels. they do damage to their body much like athletes so they turn to pain killers. to go into what cnn has and all of the interviews and all the research -- you have to remember, when these case were presented, particularly the old ones, there were theories behind them, so they only presented certain interviews. what we did is we really opened up everything and said, hey, let's take a new fresh look at this. obviously with new technology, many of these cases can be looked at with different eyes, with dna evidence and all sorts of things. that's kind of the csi link there. >> hill harper is the beauty and i was the beast and came in to help him with his series to interview lyle menendez, the first time he's ever spoken. it was over the phone with him in jail. it was the first time we ever heard him explain why he felt he needed to do what they did that
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day. we gave him the questions, hill, that fuels the skepticism of that case from all these years. >> absolutely. you did a great job. i'm not an vittive journalist with your credibility in any way, so i'm glad you handled that part of it. but here's the deal. what's interesting, in california there's a new statute that allows individuals that claim to have been domestic abuse victims to petition for a new trial. it's not automatically granted, but they can petition for a new trial. so we may be seeing both lyle and eric menendez petition for a new trial and maybe we'll have trial number three of the menendez brothers coming up. >> that will be fascinating. we've got to goment are you a minnesota man? >> no. i got stuck here. >> you did not get stuck. you are in the best state in the best city on the entire planet.
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>> she's from minnesota hill. >> michigan is the best state. michigan is the best state. >> take the exit, hill. >> the other m. >> thank you, my friend. we look forward to watching it. "how it happened" premiers to nine with a three-hour event. the men mendez brothers. >> we'll have the interview with lyle menendez, the first time you'll get to hear him talk about why he did what he did. 10:00 p.m. eastern, hln. enjoy it. what do you say, a little "good stuff?" >> next. that's why i have the spark cash card from capital one. with it, i earn unlimited 2% cash back on all of my purchasing. and that unlimited 2% cash back from spark means thousands of dollars each year going back into my business... which adds fuel to my bottom line. what's in your wallet?
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all right, harlow. time to restore your faith in humanity. by you, i mean me. "the good stuff," pay it forward friday literally. take a listen. >> i just want you to have a nice day. >> that's terry lafaver, going through depression, he even went broke. when he got back on his feet, he wanted to do something to help others in need. his idea, help them buy groceries. >> you never know what the perp is that you're getting for, what their life is like. >> terry usually tells the cashier in advance. the customer doesn't know who is footing the bill. in the end they always find out. >> he's an angel, yep. that's all it could be, an
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angel. >> he tries to target the disabled, the elderly and help them out. >> he lived through it, right? when you live through it and get the pain -- >> he says it's pay it forward for him, but not for them. he doesn't expect them to help other people. they need the help. >> my faith in humanity restored, cuomo. >> good. i've done my job. >> time for "newsroom" with carol costello. she restores my faith in humanity every day. >> i try my best. it's a tough challenge, but i try. soon he'll be a whole human being. >> no, no. let's not get too ahead of ourselves. a lot of work to do. >> you guys have a great weekend. "newsroom" starts now. good morning. i'm carol costolo. thank you for joining me. donald trump wraps up the irs if week of o his presidency, foreign policy is driving much of his agenda. british prime minister theresa may having her first meeting with the world leader.
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later she'll take part in his first news conference as commander-in-chief. tomorrow the president holds his first phone call with his russian counterpart vladimir putin. trump says he's open for better relations with russia, but tensions with mexico after their president canceled a meeting. trump tweeting mexico has taken advantage of the u.s. for long enough. massive trade deficits and little help with the very weak border. >> reporter: donald trump will host prime minister theresa may. she already has stopped by arlington this morning to lay a wreath there when she comes to the white house, she and the president will meet, hold a press conference together. take questions from the press and also have a working lunch. this will allow them to talk about potential trade deals going forward. senior

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