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bracket standing. but christi and i are doing so bad, we decided to go ahead and kill that segment. >> we're not in last place but close enough that -- >> victor hanging in there. >> i'm not too far behind the lead. -- i'm ahead of the pack. i'll be honest. >> andy, thank you. the art of no deal. president trump in a stunning defeat abruptly cancels the vote on the republican health care bill, favoring what would have been an embarrassing loss. >> republicans could not get their act together. >> president told the house speaker, i'm pulling the bill. >> i will not sugarcoat this, this is a disappointing day for us. >> it was an comborsment for the white house and republicans. >> we're going to stop it from day one. >> i never said repeal and replace obamacare. i never said repeal it and replace it within 64 days. >> democrats should take credit for killing a really bad piece
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of legislation. >> now, they own it. welcome to saturday. thank you so much. for keeping us company here. i'm christi paul. >> i'm victor blackwell. good morning to you. president trump taking aen there, tried that approach to his agenda, vowing to move on after one of his biggest campaign promises gets pushed on to the shelf. but will the false start on repealing obamacare put the brakes on the rest of his agenda? >> well, this morning, president trump and house speaker paul ryan are coming to grips with the setback under the first piece of news on the administration. the bill definitely abandoned yesterday before it could even come to a full vote. despite full chrome of washington the president and speaker ryan just couldn't wrangle enough votes within their own party. so, you know, the blame game has started. this morning our team of
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political correspondents and experts standing by to break it down for us. i want to bring with cnn national correspondent suzanne malveaux live from capitol hill. suzanne, what are you hearing about the state of folks there? >> christi, good morning to you. already the lawmakers are back in their district having to explain what happened here to their constituents. but what we can say is that president trump made it very clear yesterday, even before the vote was pulled here, that he was ready to move on. that he had very little appetite for this. we saw yesterday that he was sitting there officially signing off on opening the keystone pipeline. that he met with his treasury secretary to lay out tax reform. some of the big agenda items that he wants to move forward with, infrastructure projects, tax reform, immigration, building that wall and making trade deals. that is what he's trying for. trying to put the repeal and replace obamacare behind him. at the same time, look at the republican party. it is fracture fractured,
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divided in disarray. the conservatives very much emboldened by taking a stand against the repeal legislation. the moderates of the party, republican party, they're much feeling like they need to make sure that the conservatives tonight take control. don't have as much influence in the party looking forward. as for the leadership itself, house speaker paul ryan. and majority leader mitch mcconnell, they are faced with the challenge of bringing the party together. not only bringing the party together to find common ground. but also trying to find some issues where they can work with the democrats. here's a little bit of the fallout from yesterday. >> i'm going to say to all of us, members of the freedom caucus, members of my study committee, and the tuesday group, i'm going to -- and the white house, we all need to kind of reflect on this moment. and recognize that in a diverse legislative body, you have to come together at some point. and recognize that 80% is not bad. it's a step in the right
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direction. >> from the beginning of the process, i think that the way it was set up did not bring the desperate part of the conference together. so, we need to start from the beginning to making sure all of the concerns are addressed. this is going to be an ongoing leadership challenge for the governing majority. >> and republican lawmakers are now home, meeting with their constituents for the weekend. but they'll have two weeks next month to really kind of lay out why and how it was that the repeal did not go through. despite the fact that they are in control of congress, as well as the presidency. in the meantime, christi, source, and lawmakers are telling me that essentially a president has about 200 days, the first 200 days of very narrow window, to kind of push forward the biggest legislative items on his agenda. and that window, of course, is quickly shrinking, christi. >> suzanne malveaux with the latest there. thank you, suzanne.
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you can call it the blame game, you can call it finger pointing, it's happening. nobody wants to put this business loss on to her or her shoulders, in part from what we heard from suzanne there. let's go to ryan nobles in washington. ryan, what are you seeing? >> victor, you can make no mistake about this. this is still a major setback for the trump administration repealing and replacing the affordable care act was bun of his big promises. and this was also his first attempt to drive through an important piece of legislation and it failed. but the president and his team are shaking it off and moving on to the next thing. but pinning the blame not only on republicans, but instead, on democrats in congress. take a listen. >> i think the losers are nancy pelosi and chuck schumer because now they own obamacare. they own it, 100% own it. this is not a republican health care. this is not anything but a
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democrat health care. and they have obamacare for a little while longer until it ceases to exist, which it will at some point in the near future. just remember, this is not our bill, this is their bill. >> democrats still have a problem owning obamacare which they never have. instead, the presidency is prepared to just let obamacare stay in place. and says -- calls it to explode before taking any action. while publicly, the president is defending the overts of house speaker paul ryan and deflects across the aisle, there are is angst within the administration that ryan and house leadership chose to tackle health care first, instead of tax reform. regards, this was a check for the administration on how washington works, much different than a private corporation. something that the president is
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going to have to get used to. >> ryan nobles, thank yous. let's continue with senior congressional reporter eugene scott and susan crabtree. thank you for being with us. i want to touch on something that ryan was talking about, the cbo report, we should point out, says that obamacare is not collapsing under its own weight. but representative chris coons said yesterday, he does believe it's in jeopardy by republicans. eugene, listen here real quickly. >> there's rulings that the secretary of health and human services can make that would deny some of the reimbursement standards for insurance that would remove some of the impact of the mandate. they've already been trying to make changes to the affordable care act that will make it harder for it to survive. >> any indication, eugene, that there are deliberate actions being taken to accelerate the failure of eca. and what does it mean for people
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who have it and concerned about health care. >> there are definitely republicans who have issues with obamacare and have before it even passed and definitely are working on legislation to make changes those problems that they've noticed. whether or not they will actually be able to do that remains to be scene. based on what we just saw this week. one of the big challenges and john boehner can tell you this, is getting republicans on the same page when it comes to obamacare and what needs to be done to fix it. whether or not they will find a solution that will fix the problems that hurt americans most is not yet clear. but it's not looking likely based on what we've seen so far. >> yell well, yeah, i hear president trump saying we're just going to let it go for a while. let it be. susan, what does it mean for the tax reform then? what does it mean for the infrastructure bill that they're looking ahead to? >> i talked to several congressmen yesterday who were in a very grim mood on capitol
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hill, agency you can imagine. they say this makes it harder to pass a tax reform. it makes it harder to tackle immigration reform. i can't see them doing that in this climate. to me, this is not really the art of the deal. that's an overused metaphor. this is the failure of the south. you cannot tackle something as complicated as obamacare in 64 days. the president did not use his power at the bully pulpit to go out and cross cross the country, hold town halls, getting the american people on his side. he seemed to think this was a business negotiation where he still had the power of millions of dollars behind him where he could power through and convince people to go on his side. he did not reach out to the house freedom caucus early on. he did not talk to the tuesday group and get them on board. it was all last minute. and it just seemed to fall apart. and he's wondering what happened. well, it took president obama at least a year to get his version
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of obamacare through. he went through regular order. there was some secrecy involved, yes. but they did go through some regular order. and now we're seeing calls on capitol hill to please don't abandon this. for four election cycles, they said this is their top priority. they ran against obamacare. so, they have a responsibility to repeal and replace it. and fix it. this is not on just democrats. now, republicans own part of this problem. and, yes, premiums are skyrocketing across the country, especially in rural areas where choices are grim for people. and so, they have a responsibility to get -- they got knocked down. they have a responsibility to get back off the ropes and tackle this again. >> okay. but let's listen to something that paul ryan said about this yesterday as well about this. >> we were a ten-year opposition party where being against things
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was easy to do. you just had to be against it. now in three months' time we try to go to a governing party where we actually have to get 216 agree with each other on how we do things. and we weren't just quite there today. >> they weren't quite there today, meaning yesterday. how do they get there, eugene? >> well, i think one thing they have to focus on is realizing that diversity within the party is something that's a good thing. and they need to work together and try to figure out how they can find unity, despite that. but the reality is, if we look at some of the ideas that president donald trump campaigned on during the election, some of his strongest pushback has actually been from other republicans so far. when you look at the travel ban. when you look at the border wall. and now when you look at repealing obamacare, he has had to fight republicans, it seems like, more than he's had to fight democrats. and whether or not they're going to figure out a way to get on the same page so that they can
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get this agenda forward, that they seem to believe they have a mandate to carry out, it's not yet clear. >> you have the last word here, what do you think president trump may tweet himself to try to get through some of the other agenda items that he has, first and foremost on his plate? >> it seems like he does want to move on to tax reform and infrastructure. that may be the best part of this. but they have to promise to get back to obamacare in the year, because that's what they ran on. that was the number one priority. so, yes, i do think that the house freedom caucus and others are maybe doing a little grand standing here, just like they did in 2013 with the government shutdown. i heard members of congress tell me yesterday that they think that they just had to get that you out to show that they were pure, that they were conservative. now, they will go back to the negotiating table and pick out how to proceed from here. they do not want to run on repealing and replacing obamacare. >> eugene scott, susan crabtree,
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good to have you both here. thank you. >> thank you. >> thank you for having us. all right. the president is backtracking. you'll remember, he promised to repeal and replace obamacare immediately after becoming president. starting on day one. well, now, he says that day one and immediately really didn't mean in the first 24 skas. also, finger pointing and calls for an independent investigation on capitol hill, after the house intel chair cancels next week's public hearing on russian hacking.
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obamacare. you've all heard my speeches. i never said repeal it and replace it within 64 days. that's a long time. >> president trump's approval rating at the low of 37% here, according to the latest quinnipiac poll. let's bring in nick adam founder of foundations for liberty and american greatness. nick, good morning to you. >> good day. >> you heard what we just reported you've watched over the last 65, 66 days. what's your make on how the president is doing? >> well, look, it's very clear, victor, that republicans have certainly mastered the ability to snatch defeat from the jaws of victory. it was a really disappointing day yesterday for republicans all across the united states of america. but, more importantly, a really disappointing day for everyday, regular ordinary americans. i think we're hoping for a different outcome. it's really unfortunates what
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happened. of course, the democrats didn't help. but i do think that this is a failure on the part of republicans. >> well, i mean, we've heard from republicans many times say that democrats didn't help. we didn't see many of the republicans vote for the affordable care act. i guess, what you even expect the democrats to vote for the repeal, replacement of obamacare. but let me move to something else here. what could the president have done better? you said it was difficult and disappointing. you're a supporter of the president. what could he have done differently? >> victor, i think the president did an extraordinary amount. i think he pulled out just about every single stop. i don't really know that we can level any criticism at the president for this. i think this falls squarely at the feet of both house republicans. clearly to a difficult task to unite such a widely disparate group of people.
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i think that president trump's prediction is going to turn out to be accurate and prescient. and that democrats will also seek to change the law. >> let me take two elements, i'm going to produce from the desk here on the fly here. guys, pull up full scene one, we want to impair the number of events that president trump hosted versus what president obama hosted taking the case to the people for respective health care events. president trump, seven events on hit care in which he talked about sweden and media and other issues. president obama held 28 events. now, president trump held his events during a contracted period. but the republicans set the schedule here. you say he did everything he could have. how do you defend that, knowing that he wasn't out using that bully pulpit to explain this plan? >> well, victor, look, some people need to go somewhere 28
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times, and some people can get the job done in just one event. >> but he didn't get it done, so maybe he should have gone 28 times. >> that's exactly right. clearly, neither case turned out to be acquit. but the point is that i think president trump did work tirelessly on this. he was working in a different time period for the time period that you've just shown the viewers. i think it's unfortunate. but again, i really don't think that we can really lay this at the feet of president trump. i think president trump is a winner. and house republicans have really become losers to use an expression. president trump has very much brought into the main treatment stream. >> you say president trump is a winner, post january 20th in his inauguration, point to a win. >> well, i think he's winning every single day. >> give it a win? is it a travel ban? is it the health care bill? >> no, i think it's a vibe.
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i think it's fantastic that we have a president more interested in kicking butt rather than kissing it. >> it's a vibe, is that what you just said, a vibe? a vibe doesn't go into a "w" column. point to a policy win. point to a win that affects people's lives. this segment was supposed to end in three minutes but i'll give you more time if you need it. >> victor, i think that president trump is making america safer. i think president trump -- >> this is rhetoric. point to a win. >> about being patriotic. but there have been lots -- victories come in many forms, victor. you know this of all people. >> tiff it to me. >> i'm giving it to you, you don't like what i'm saying. i think it's very clear that president trump is winning for the american people again. finally, they have a choice again. finally, the elites have been returned to their rightful place which is at the bottom bookshelf of a dusty library.
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and we are seeing the beginnings of what is going to be a fantastic presidency. things don't happen automatically. but i'm convinced, victor, that we'll see great things. >> okay. nick, i gave you an opportunity to point to a policy win. you pointed to patriotism, a bookshelf and a vibe. nick adams, we'll have you back on. >> i'm looking forward to it. you've got your version. i've got the truth. >> all right, well, thank you very much. christi? >> alrighty then. the white house and house republicans say the health care battle is over, at least for now. president trump declaring it's going to explode. but what about the millions of republicans who say they're suffering under obamacare? who should be responsible for saving it? plus, a partisan split in the house intelligence committee over the russian investigation. the top democrat accusing the chairman of trying to choke off information to the public. should there now be this independent commission that
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the land. >> blame game has already started with the white house publicly pointing the finger at democrats and not speaker ryan. trump telling a reporter, quote, i like speaker ryan. he worked very, very hard. >> next move on obamacare remains on president trump. minutes after house speaker paul ryan shelved the deal, trump pointed that the health care is on the verge of collapse. even saying let obamacare explode. >> i've been saying for the last year and a half that the best thing we can do politically speaking is led obamacare explode. it's imploding and soon will explode. and it's not going to be pretty. so, democrats don't want to see that. so they're going to reach out when they're ready. >> going to cnn money adviser, tammy, thank you for being here. you wrote in an article while trump is trying to shift the responsibility to the democrats, it's his administration that will largely have to decide
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whether 20 million people who gained coverage under his 2010 law will remain insured. do you believe that, the people who will going to lose health care is going to be, if not the biggest element in this not passing? >> right. i mean, 20 million people have coverage under obamacare. under the republican plan, cbo estimated that 24 million were going to lose it. those are big numbers. those are -- those are very difficult for congress to get over. so, now, really, president trump says that obamacare is about to explode. he just wants to let it explode. that would be the best thing because it would bring democrats to the table. but is he really able to tell 20 million people, sorry, i'm not doing anything for you. it's going to be difficult and for lawmakers. >> here's the other thing, the republicans had seven years to come up with a plan. then, of course, president trump came into the mix and had his
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own ideas about the plan. why do you think they were not able to after that amount of time to plot something workable? >> i think as president trump said, health care is complicated. who knew. there's a lot of things going on.right now that the administration has to do number one thing they have to do if they want obamacare care to survive -- they don't necessarily want obamacare to survive, but if they don't want millions to lose their coverage for 2018, they need to take some steps to shore up the market. there's people with deductibles and co-pays. congress has not appropriated money for that next year. and insureds say they're going to walk if congress doesn't do that. they have only a couple more weeked before the shoots file their plans with the state. they've got to make moves fast. >> one of the other changes they wanted to make is repealing the health benefits talking about maternity and substance abuse. and sanjay gupta said this is
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one of the things most important to the people. had they not come out with that particular facet, would they have had better chances? >> you know, it's difficult to say, because there was also all of the people who said that they didn't want obamacare-lite. a lot of people, congress ryan and his group were squeezed between two points. you have the conservatives, the freedom caucus, who wanted to repeal obamacare. that's what they had run on. that's what they wanted. you know, they just wanted it out, they wanted the essentially health benefits out. they wanted a lot of big changes but on the other side you had the moderates, the tuesday group and others who said we can't go back home and face many people in our districts who lost coverage. what are we going to say to them. so the essentially health benefits was important for them. a lot of districts particularly suffering from substance abuse. the opioid epidemic with the health care to help those people. and moderates felt they couldn't
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go back home and tell people that, yeah, we're doing a deal that's going to strip these benefits away from you. >> all right, tami luhby thank you for taking time. marine le pen, how a win for the candidate falls into president putin's playbook. and a growing feud has erupted in the middle of the russian investigation. now, at least one democrat investigating the trump campaign ties to russia says the chief of the house investigation should step down. kevin kevin kevin kevin kevin kevin kevin kevin kevin kevin trusted advice for life. kevin, how's your mom? life well planned. see what a raymond james financial advisor can do for you.
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well, the famous bellagio hotel in las vegas. several armed burglars snatched their way through the glass at a high-end jewelry store and able to get away through the parking garage. >> imagine this, if you've ever been to one of these big casinos, bellagio is placed on lockdown agency the investigation continues. there were no injuries. we're told police are search, for the suspects. and french presidential candidate marine le pen called russian a great nation. saying, quote, it's important to build balanced relations with both countries and i think it's
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perfectly possible to do so with both vladimir putin and donald trump. >> she has vowed to take france out of nato and out the european union, a move that, if elected, further pushes putin's agenda in europe. cnn's brian todd has more. >> christi and victor, there are strong signs that the far right nationalist surge in france is gaining momentum. many americans are worried about it. and vladimir putin is embracing it. he met in moscow with french presidential candidate marine le pen who could turn america's reliance on france on its ear. >> reporter: vladimir putin's latest attempt to manipulate another country's levers of power. he meets in moscow with france's far right presidential candidate marine le pen a woman who could turn it upside down. saying like to recognize putin's annexation of crimea. >> translator: it's the world of
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vladimir putin, it's the world of donald trump, united states. >> reporter: only efforts say it's a stunning image for a top candidate in a democracy to unabashedly embrace moscow. at the time in america when trump's campaign is being investigated whether they coordinated with russian operatives. >> i think it's important to say how much russia is playing into our daily news cycle and dales consciousness. russia at the center of attention. >> reporter: why is marine le pen a favorite of putin -- >> because le penn wants to bring prance out of nato, she wants to bring france out of the euro. and wlants to break a bloc which putin seeing correctly as preventing russia achieving a dominant position in europe as a great power. >> reporter: and now, there's serious concern that putin will meddle in france's election like
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he allegedly did in america. cnn has learned that french officials are worried that putin hackers will fish for damaging information using tactic on how they targeted hillary clinton's campaign. russian hackers are believed to have targeted france before with a defs staying cyber attack in 2015 of a top french tv network. putin denies trying to tilt the french elections. >> translator: we do not want to influence events in any way. >> reporter: but marine le pen has gotten a boost from raushia. alone, ten years ago, about $10 million for her party. >> the very fact that marine le pen is in moscow this week and is there to drum up support from putin, has received a $10 million loan from the russians in 2014 that putin is trying to boost the far-right forces in france, all of this does suggest that marine le pen is beholden to putin and russia. >> analysts say putin trying to
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the ranking democrat on the house intelligence committee is renewing his demand for an independent into russia's role
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into the election and whether or not they colluded with trump associates. congressman adam schiff telling americans in his weekly address, they deserve to know the truth. >> congress should establish an independent commission that has the staff, resources and single-minded focus necessary to investigate this matter. most important, as the events of this week demonstrate, an independent commission will be able to conduct its work insulated from any political interference. >> well, this comes after chairman devin nunes postponed next week's hearing on russia, and walked back his claims that the president and his aides were surveilled. let's talk about this eugene scott cnn reporter and errol louis political anchor. good morning to both you. eugene, let me start with you where some this partisan started because this did not begin this way. we saw them, right, with the
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joint news conferences. but it was when chairman nunes went to the white house with whatever it is that he has not revealed that started this divide. i want you to hear how he justified that interview with fox news. let's play that. let's watch. >> i felt like i had a duty and obligation to tell him, because as you know, he's been taking a lot of heat in the news media. and i think to some degree, there are some things that he should look at to see whether or not in fact he thought watt proper or not. >> this is also a man who is on president trump's transition team. he cannot be naive enough to think that this would not inject partisanship, inject politiciao into the investigation 37bd and this is being characterized as a shield for the white house. >> indeed, we saw representative jim hymes come and bring that to viewers' attention. he said this isn't the first time that people and congress,
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period, have had concerns about devin nunes. devin nunes was allegedly one of the people that the trump administration center out to talk to media, to push back on some allegations and claims that were being reported about the trump administration. even before this incident, this past week, where other lawmakers believed that nunes compromised the integrity of the investigation. and all of this has been arm laing to people, because as we've reported repeatedly, nunes was on the executive so whether or not he can conduct this investigation with integ integrity seems to be up in the air for some democratic lawmakers. >> for democrats, errol, we heard from john mccain who is from the senate side supporting this independent commission, this independent investigation. do you think the country gets there? >> i would certainly hope so. i think senator mccain has it exactly right. we've certainly seen from the antics of representative nunes
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and twe can see that the trump administration and its close allies will defend outrageous material that we've already seen that shows close financial connections, troubling lack of candor and nsa leader that had to step down because of the lies that were told already. we're at day 65 of this administration. clearly something is wrong here. clearly an independent investigation needs to be undertaken. congress has the ability to do it. they should have done it a long time ago. nunes is not the man to lead that investigation. >> errol let me stick with you and what we heard, which actually got lost somewhat earlier in the week because of all that was going on with health care. what we heard from congressman schiff about some of the evidence that he's seen. let's watch. >> to take evidence that may or may not be related to the investigation to the white house
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was howholly inappropriate and cast grave doubts into run a credible investigation. >> can you believe that he can still run this committee or should he step aside? >> ultimately that's a decision that the speaker needs to make. and i think the speaker has to decide, just as well as our own chairman whether they want a credible investigation being done here. whether they want an investigation that the public can have confidence in. >> that wasn't the sound bite what i was looking for. what i was looking for, there is more than circumstantial evidence now of collusion between the trump campaign staffers and we have not heard that from many entities. that, i guess, is the whole game then. >> well, that's right. that's the question on the table. let's recall that just a couple weeks ago the president himself set the wheels in motion here with the inflammatory and baseless charge that he had been wiretapped by the prior president. he called for a house investigation and now he's got a
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house investigation. many of us said at the time it was widely noted that this was probably a bad idea for the president to invite more scrutiny into an area where he is clearly vulnerable. that we know that there are millions of dollars worth of tainted money that is coming out of the russian system out of the dictatorship from close allies of vladimir putin into the trump empire itself, as well, as many of his close political top aides. for him to ask for this investigation and then to perhaps think that he can control it by controlling representative nunes was really sort of fanciful thinking. it's the ball is rolling and the evidence is popping up all kinds of different places. lots of news organizations digging into this now and that might end up being the investigation that the independent investigation that the country needs and deserves. >> eugene, quickly, any evidence that chairman nunes' position as chairman is in any real jeopardy? >> it doesn't seem like it, not from his office or from the trump administration.
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but the fact that so many people are calling out the fact that it's difficult for people to believe that someone who is a trump associate can investigate with integrity the relationship between trump associates and russia is up in question does give people reason to believe that it could be in jeopardy. >> thank you. >> thank you. march madness down to the elite eight and andy scholls has a warning. if you went to bed, you missed it. >> finally, an awesome ending to a march madness game. but if you missed it, don't worry. the incredible overtime buzzer beater coming up in this morning's "bleacher report." modern life deserves a modern way to pay.
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