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police on high alert. back here in the u.s. -- vice president mike pence hitting the road to pitch the republicans' plan to overhaul the affordable care act. a crucial sales job of opposition within the party is threatening to derail one of the president's biggest campaign promises. >> just a few hours from now, the vice president will speak with leaders in louisville, kentucky. he's larrying with mike bevan, a man who isn't fully behind the plan. ahead, the speaking points and plan to keep the bill on track. still no evidence to support the accusations that president obama was spying on him in trump tower. we're learning that that they want any documents on wiretapping and want them on monday. also anger bubbling after dozens of u.s. attorneys are suddenly told to resign by the trump administration. so, we want to point out it's
common for new administrations to ask holdovers to step down. many past presidents have done so. many prosecutors say they found out from media reports that they had to resign. that's where the problem comes into play. cnn's jessica schneider has more on the surprise surge. victor and kristi, those firings coming swiftly and abruptly without any notice. attorney general jeff sessions asking for the immediate resignations of 46 u.s. attorneys, although two of them have been asked to stay on directly by the president by-n a phone call friday night. it is typical for the president to want their own pointes in these positions but u.s. attorneys usually get a bit more notice. some of these u.s. attorneys found out about fire firings via the media or a press release. one source says it could not
have been handled any worse. some are wondering if the president is getting cues from right wing media. fox news host sean hannity said on a show thursday night that president trump should just clean house, comparing it to when bill clinton took office in the 1990s. people are noting that in that case, those federal prosecutors got a lot more notice, victor and christi. >> thanks, jessica. let's continue the conversation with political anchor errol louis. and correspondent sarah westwood. good morning to both of you. >> good morning. >> i want to start with what jessica talked about, this fox news report. and what appears to be a pattern what the president watches almost exclusively on fox news and then what he tweets or does. let's watch this. >> the violence in chicago getting worse, if you can believe it. first 23 days of this year, 42 homicides in the windy city, up
24% from last year. an unbelievable 228 people have been shot in chicago in 23 days. i don't know another word besides carnage to describe the devastation that's been taking place. >> roughly an hour later, president trump tweeted, if chicago doesn't fix the horrible carnage going on, 228 shootings in 2017 with 42 killings up 24% from 2016, i will send in the feds. >> there's an absolute surge in both gun violence and rape in sweden once they began this open door policy. >> you look at what's happening last night in sweden, sweden. who would believe this? sweden. they took in large numbers, they're having problems like they never thought possible. >> my message tonight is simple, every holdover from the obama administration, they need to go. >> and then this firing of 46,
errol, to you, is this as clear as it seems? >> well, most likely it is, in fact, we should be clear, victor, that what's different about this presidency and this president, is that he lets you via twitter and leaves us sort of a trail of bread crumbs that makes it pretty clear that he's watching certain shows and taking their ideas word for word and turning them into policy. but that's not much of an extension. we just haven't seen president obama tweeting his thoughts out before they aren't fully formed or before he's had a chance to do policy research or factual research on the things he's putting out there. president do look at the news. that's why we're all in this business. we're a big part of the conversation, and the president is not isolated from that. in this case, it's sort of unmediated in the sense that the president sees something at one time. and he's tweeting out within minutes without checking with
anybody whether the facts are true or the policy is consistent or wise. >> sarah, the ranking democrat dianne feinstein sent out a statement saying she was assured by both the vice president and the white house counsel that this transition would be orderly to preserve continuity. she said clearly that is not the case in that statement. does it have a potential impact on kaunts newt and recusal from the ag, what this could mean? >> well, this seems like one of the situations where president trump does something that's more or less customary for a u.s. president. but because it's trump that's the one that's doing it, it's characterized somehow as more nefarious than previous administrations. like you mentioned, this is something that presidents have done for decades they stop sought the resignations of u.s. attorneys so they could select their own.
and anyone with basic knowledge of history would have known this was coming soon. there's the reason that attorney general jeff sessions asked for only 46 u.s. attorneys instead of more than twice that number. it's because many u.s. attorneys have stepped down from their jobs and moved on to other things. this is just normal turmoil, and some of the anger bubbling up from it coming from perhaps a partisan place. >> normal turnover, but some who looked to the bush administration, clinton administration, the reagan administration, said it happened over the series of weeks, month, and perhaps a year transitionings of those attorneys general. let's look to michael flynn the national security visor, and the recognition from the white house that they knew or at least informed that he was lobes for a group that had the interest of turkey and now registered as a foreign agent. when we heard from sean spicer yesterday, errol, he didn't get
specifically to the issue of judgment there. what are we hearing from the white house, from the white house allies, not about the legal element, but the judgment of keeping on michael flynn after that acknowledgement? >> well, they're not so subtly, victor, trying to push the question back on to michael flynn and saying, look, we're not in charge of the transition and we're not in charge of the disclosure by nominees, it's up for them to figure out how to get right with the law and how to make clear how any potential problems might be for them. that's sort of the opposite of vetting, actually. when people were criticizing the trump transition team for rushing things through for not properly vetting nominees, this is a prime example of it. there's a certain amount of embarrassment that comes from it minding out that michael flynn is the most more problematic than they ever realized. that is the nature of this transition. they still haven't filled many of the positions that the trump
administration wants to see filled. they're trying to blame everybody, blame the nominees, the democrats, blame everybody, except that they've had a position that's been less than stellar to vet or properly sort of prepare all of the candidates. >> is there evidence, sarah, any indication thus far that flynn's views and his employment with this lobbying group actually influenced the policy of the administration as it relates to turkey? >> well, flynn was in the administration for such a short period of time that it's not likely that he had a profound impact on policy. errol's right. the trump administration is just trying to fill basic high-level jobs at this point. they're not even to the point in their administration where they're starting to roll out complex policies when it comes to issues like turkey. but it's troubling that the administration couldn't answer basic questions about why the recommendation that was given to flynn, that he should register as a foreign agent wasn't raised
to a higher level within the transition. they seem to be sticking with the message of a transition lawyer was informed, and he didn't feel the need to bring it any higher, not even to senior staff, let alone trump himself, who might be benefitted from knowing that his national security visor had problems with policy where he had been against sated. >> we'll continue with this conversation throughout the morning. sarah westwood, errol louis, thanks so much. >> thank you. all right. a looming deadline for the trump administration after claims of political espionage. top lawmakers on capitol hill demanding proof from the white house that president obama wiretapped president trump during the campaign. can president trump unite the party and deliver on his
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>> it's an accusation that the calls baseless. after learning from the fbi director. >> it's quite amazing, all he had to do, he should have done it before the tweet is call up the department of justice or fbi and said is there a fisa on me. it would have been one phone call, at the most. i think he just drew that -- we keep talking about this as distraction. but it's knowledge that he could obtain and no one's going to hide it from him. so, the chances of someone actually tapping trump's phone at trump center is zero. frankly. it's not possible. >> errol louis and sarah westwood back with us here. errol, so, on monday, monday comes, monday goes. what if there's no evidence that's illustrated? what happens? what's the consequence?
>> then we have to just add it to the list of things that donald trump has said in the past for which there's no factual basis for which he's never walked away from. this goes back years. this going back to birtherism this goes back to what he said happened on 9/11. it comes from crazy flames from the president and it's a little embarrassing that the whole government has to shift in motion and kind of clean up behind it and pretend that it's real. but the reality is, if as you say, there's not a bit of evidence to it, we're kind of in the position of saying, well, there he goes again. >> okay, house minority leader nancy pelosi said the fbi directors needs to publicly denounce trump's claims. she told a reporter, theoretically, do i think a director of the fbi who knows for a fact that something is mythology but misleading to the american people, and he should
set the report straight, yes, i do think he should have say that publicly. >> is there that the fbi may have found something? >> the fbi does not knock down stories for the purpose of setting the record straight. and that has frustrated both republicans and democrats within the span of a past month. we call the week of cpac there were reports whether the white house could knock down what the fbi publicly described as negotiations with the white house and russia. now, we have nancy pelosi calling on the fbi director to knock down a story that she doesn't like. but at the end of the week, the fbi in a nonpartisan way of details of a pending investigation. >> i want to talk to you about president trump which seems to be avoiding these questions.
let's take a look at what happened earlier this week. >> thank you all very much. we're going to get to work. thank you. >> mr. president -- >> mr. president -- >> errol, you said that mon will just come and go, we'll just rack it up to, if nothing is offered up, we'll just chock it up to another question about some of the claims that he's made, but at some point, doesn't this have to be genuinely addressed? >> one would hope, christi, but the reality is, look, president trump has any number of financial conflicts. he's got any number of brewing sort of troubling questions around this issue of contact between his senior staff and his financial organization. and russian oligarchs and russian financiers and political
figures. any series of ways out there. this is kind of just one more of them. so, i don't doubt that he doesn't want to answer any of these questions. i'm not at all surprised by it. i don't know if there's sort of a come to jesus moment, day of reck reckoning, where people will say, mr. president, you've got to stop. his staff won't stop him. the public is doing its best is will have to weigh in and decide whether or not we want a president who goes around saying things that aren't true. >> republican congressman mike kelly took this farther and talked about the obama administration, or actually what president obama may be doing right now. let's listen here to what he said. >> he's only there for one purpose and one purpose only, and that is to run a shadow government to totally upset the
agenda. >> he's accusing president obama staying in d.c. to run a shadow government to disrupt president trump's policies. sarah, is there any truth to is that? is there any indication of what president obama's next steps may be while he's in washington? >> you know, what we know is that president obama is going to potentially work with eric holder to work on some issues related to restricting in the state. and blaming of one predecessor, that's a common tactic of presidents, we saw president obama to president bush. but it seems like trump has taken that to an entirely new level. he's not just blaming obama for the ambiguous problems that the country is favoring that are going to be tough for him to tackle. but from the day-to-day stumbles that the white house has, he seems to find a way to link that back to obama, that's really popular with supporters. most of which had a particular hatred of the obama era
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on a saturday morning, welcome back, i'm christi paul. >> i'm victor blackwell. good morning to you. there is anger and shock at the justice department after 46 u.s. attorneys were abruptly asked to resign. >> now, it's common for new administrators to ask holdovers to step down. that's nothing new. but many prosecutors say they just had no warning from attorney general jeff sessions about this, and rather, found out through media reports that they had to resign. one law enforcement official tells cnn, quote, this could not have been handled any worse. all of this as vice president mike pence hits the road to pitch the republicans plan to overall the affordable care act. the vice president's trip is meant to sell the gop plan. but the white house is struggling to get members of their own party on board with it. >> and there say major shift, an olive branch, of sorts to those conservatives. the white house is considering compromises on medicaid to
skeptical republicans. the question is will it be enough to get the bill passed? cnn congressional correspondent phil mattingly has reaction from capitol hill. >> reporter: behind the scenes, house gop leaders now running headlong into the white house on their health care proposal. >> that's what people want, they want repeal and replace. >> reporter: as top committee chairs met with president trump's sources telling cnn, white house officials including the president himself are amenable to conservative requests to change a crucial component of the bill. >> it provide states with flexibility over how medicaid dollars are spent giving power to washington and back to local government. >> reporter: but trimming some say obamacare's medicaid expansion from 2015 to 2020 has republican leaders at least for now have no plans. >> i think right now it would be very difficult to do. >> reporter: and despite trump's openness to the idea, gop
leaders making a not so subtle point. you knew what was in the bill. you knew the strategy, and you were clearly on board. >> if you walk into the white house today and the president says this needs to change and this needs to sunset in 2017, and not 2020, how do you respond to that? >> well, first of all, we look forward to meeting with the president. we've been in contact with his team. >> reporter: for gop leaders what to do about the medicaid expansion is among the most delicate positions within the bill. 31 states in the nation capital accepted expansion 11 million people. >> here's the problem with medicaid. >> reporter: but conservatives have made clear, the expansion has to go as soon as possible. >> leadership needs to have a my way or highway or take it or leave it kind of approach. and they do that in every single piece of major legislation. i think the president understands that people with different ideas can come
together. >> reporter: for now, the white house trying to tread carefully, despite a comment from the president that could be seen of stepping into conspiracy territory. again -- >> '17 would be a disaster for obamacare, that's the year it was meant to explode because obama won't be here. >> right now, the date that's in the bill is what the president supports. >> reporter: as house leaders try to make conservatives happy without losing the moderates. >> not everything that we would like to have in the very first phase will be in the bill. we're going through three different phases. >> reporter: that would require no shortage of back end work of ural action of future legislation. >> sometimes, when you have pushback on one side and the other side from a political spectrum, you mooigt have found the sweet spot become. >> reporter: what they clearly feel they found that sweet spot, that sweet spot doesn't includes the most conservative members of
congress. and it doesn't involve the white house hinting behind the scenes that perhaps they're amenable to changes. greg waldman told president trump behind closed doors, that changes aren't coming and offering to help negotiate at this stage in the process is not helping the process at all. it's an important note here, the white house staff was involved in the drafting. they were involved in the strategy. they knew exactly what was coming. a united front will be necessary as we talked to aides to actually get this across the finish line. that includes the president. the president might be helpful in getting those skeptical conservatives on board. phil mattingly, cnn, new york. >> join dane da bash and wolf blitzer with a new town hall with u.s. secretary tom price on
obamacare and what comes next. that's wednesday night 9:00 eastern only on cnn. meanwhile, there are questions swirling about the significance of a possible link between a russian bank and the trump organization. >> the fbi is investigating a computer server connection between the two. they call it, quote, odd. this, as we're also learning that the president's strigs team was aware that former national security adviser michael flynn was working as a foreign agent while advising mr. trump on the campaign trail. fred pleitgen is following the developments. fred, first of all, to the possible computer link, what are you hearing about that this morning? >> reporter: well, we've been trying to get in touch with alfa bank which is the bank that apparently made these things called dns lookup, which is them trying to get in touch with a server of the trump enterprise. so far there hasn't been an
explanation. the bank itself is saying in the past that some of this could have been triggered by a spam e-mail sent by one of the trump enterprises. one of the executives may have stayed at one of the trump hotels or maybe left his e-mail or her e-mail there and that would have triggered alfa bank's cyberdefenses. they've been looking into it. they have said in the past that they don't know exactly where it comes from. they've also stressed that none of their executives or anybody who works as an employee there, had any sort of business dealings with president trump or with any of president trump's businesses. and they also say there were no financial dealings either. now, we tried to get in touch with alfa bank, once again, as we went into the weekend. they said when we reached them that they were aware of cnn's new reporting on this issue. they had seen the reports, they also said they were thinking about putting out a new statement. in the end, they came back to us and said, look, we've talked
this over and we have nothing to add. and saying they had never had anything to do with president trump or his businesses either. >> let's move on, what exactly did the transition team know about michael flynn's work with turkey, with the turkish government? >> yeah. well, apparently, it was known that he been working in consulting for the turkish government as, of course, all of this was going on. of course, michael flynn is someone who is quite close to the turks. so it seems as though some of that was known beforehand and certainly something that was not known to the public. and that's one of the reasons why all of this is being looked into at this point in time. on top of the fact you have the revelations that apparently he had phone calls with the russian ambassador as well, as it was going into the transition, as he knew he was going to become the national security adviser. all of this in big interest and
all of this, of course, coming out well after the fact, christi. >> fred pleitgen, thank you for the update. some isis fighters are now retreating but any sense of normalcy is really slow to return to one iraqi city. you hear the gunfire, you see the rubble. now the hallmarks of this once thriving city are just what you see on your screen. we'll take you inside mosul, a city under siege or weeks. a retirement score in just 60 seconds. and we'll help you make decisions for your plan... to keep you on track. it's your retirement. know where you stand.
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has not spoken publicly since they voted to impeach here. violent protests yesterday and early this morning, a third person died from injury. gunfire and explosions are echoing amid the ruins of iraq's second largest city today. >> mosul now looks like a ghosttown. three weeks after iraqi forces launched an offensive to reclaim the city from isis. cnn's ben wedeman joins us with a glimpse of life inside that battle city. he's live inside the city of erbil. ben, we hear the gunfire not far away, but not too many living in that city? >> reporter: no. and we just heard from the iraqi officials, victor, that just within the last 24 hours, 12,000 people. more than 12,000 people fled the city, bringing the total number that has left since the beginning of the operation three weeks ago to almost 90,000. yesterday, we went to mosul to
see what it is that they're fleeing. this is how you get around west mosul. you run. >> reporter: the soldier soldiers here in the southern neighborhood are confident of victory. the situation here is very good says ahmed, isis has run away. there are no problems in this area. his comrade ani agrees. isis is finished he says. the battle passed through here just a few days ago, leaving massive destruction in its wake. attack helicopters are busy overhead. >> this is what the iraqi
military says is a liberated area. but there's gunfire nearby. and not a civilian to be found. just a few blocks away, most of the houses are empty. and many of the few who stayed behind are leaving. there's no running water. electricity or food. she's staying put. she and her family hid out in their basement for 16 days while the battle raged around them. their only food was cold porridge made of flour and water. the children were afraid, she recalls. we gave them and the old folks and medicine to make them sleep through the whole thing. she's the exception. thousands are fleeing the city every day. our house was destroyed she says. isis had forced us out then it was hit by a rocket.
merriam left her home this morning and now enjoys a cigarette. forbidden under the rule of isis. although she says they weren't above a few sins of their own. they took pills. they drank alcohol, they oppr s oppressed us, she says, but what they came to you, they'd say, god says this, mohammed says that. their experiment of being holier than thousand has ended in this. of course, you can see from where i am, the weather has turned miserable. rainy, windy. it's cold, making the life of those fleeing mosul even more difficult. victor. >> ben before you go, we're hearing now from the president of syria next door bashar al assad about the increased number of u.s. forces there. what is he saying? >> reporter: well, he basically said that these u.s. forces that have been operating for some
time in northern syria, supporting what's known as the syrian democratic forces in their fight against isis, those numbers have increased dramatically recently. what bashar al assad says is that as far as the syrian government is concerned, they consider them invading forces. so it's already a very touchy situation in northern syria with a variety of players. turks, rebels, iranians, hezbollah. and they're opposing that. and the americans saying they're preparing to support the offensive to liberate raqqah, the de facto captain of the islamic state.
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teammates loving it, team usa will face the powerhouse dominican republic team tonight at 6:30. and finally much maligned nfl player johnny manziel in the news. he's been working on getting his life back on track. the next step, of course, get engaged. he engaged to his girlfriend in paris and said happiness in a long time. also snap chatted her holding flowers at the eiffel tower. good news for him. we'll see if he's suiting up for an nfl team this fall. the combine is going on as well. >> good to see that he's trying to get his life back on track. wish him well. >> absolutely. thanks, kristina. >> so, all he wanted was a family, two years later, cnn catches up with the young boy from china who is now adapting
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well, two years ago, we brought you the story of an american couple attempting to raise money to adopt jiajia a boy from china. hours after our story aired the wilson family raised 30,000 that's they needed to bring their son home. >> today, jia who goes by the name of jason now lives in grand valley, michigan. >> reporter: the most popular student at recess in missouri doesn't jump the highest or run the fastest. jason wilson can't jump or run. he can make people feel inspired. i met jason two summers ago at this orphanage in china.
back then, he went by jiajia, he was like a big brother to all other orphans. he was desperate for a family of his own. brian and jeri wilson had been trying for months to raise $30,000 in adopt fees. they reached their goal in eight hours when they told their story on cnn. eye i was with the wilsons when they traveled to china to take their son home. one year later, i'm in missouri for the first time since this adoption. hello, hi, jason. he chose his new name because he says it's cool. you're so big. jason's 10 now, growing up almost as quickly as he's learning. reading and writing is a challenge. but he is quickly catching up. is he popular with the other kids? >> absolutely. they're all giving him high fives all the time, he fits right in, especially at recess. >> reporter: jason has become a
star at the elementary school, teachers say his personality is magnetic. >> it's just the way he approaches his life and he doesn't see his life as challenging. >> reporter: what's your favorite sport? >> football. >> reporter: why? >> because it's cool. >> reporter: jason's learning music, singing in school concerts and the cafeteria. >> hi, i haven't seen new a long time. >> reporter: he always has plenty of friends to sit and sing with. ♪ you'd never know jason grew up more than 6,000 miles away. he chooses not to speak chinese anymore. >> he never wants to talk about china. he never wants people to know he's chinese. >> reporter: jason's english teacher says he does love talking about his family. >> it's everything to him. he talks about his sisters all the time. he talks about that. and they play football. >> reporter: despite jason's
success, the wilsons have struggled in the last year. >> we have more than an issue than what we thought. >> reporter: an expensive construction snag stopped work on their new accessible house. and there's family turmoil, including serious health problems with jason's grandparents. the wilsons thought they were saving him but jason also saved them. >> we can get through this. >> reporter: doctors told the wilsons jason probably will never walk. the result of botched spina bifida surgery in china. so, they raised the money to buy a standard, allowing him greater mobility than ever before. he's also been reunited with his best friend jeremiah at the orphanage, adopted by another family at the church. each day brings new challenges and new victories. what's different now? >> having love, i think. >> reporter: having love?
>> uh-huh. >> reporter: afternoon a childhood spent waiting and hoping, jason finally has the one thing he always dreamed about, a family. will ripley, cnn, grain valley, missouri. attorney general jeff sessions asking for the resignation of 46 obama appointed attorneys. >> this is not the way to do this. >> chances of someone actually tapping trump's phone in trump center is zero. it's not possible. >> nobody knew that health care could be so complicated. >> we try to follow all of the laws except of course coming to this country illegally. >> it doesn't matter. you've still broken the law. >> don't believe those phony numbers when you hear 4.9% and 5% unemployment. does it may have been