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headquarters in atlanta. u.s. president trump is claiming victory in the state of georgia wrp cnn projects republican karen handel will win a seat in congress. many saw this contest as a litmus test for mr. trump's presidency. with 99% of the vote in, handel has 51.9%. democrat john ossoff has 48.1%. don'ters and cliktle action commits poured more than $50 million into the campaign. the most expensive are for a u.s. house seat. >> i need to also thank speaker ryan and the house leadership and so many of the members across this country who also united to help us hold the sixth. and a special thanks to the president of the united states of america. >> donald trump
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are 5-0. all the fake news all the money spent eelks nothing. >> as for john ossoff he addressed supports in atlanta. >> so this is not the outcome any of us were hoping for. but this is the beginning of something much bigger than us. [ cheers and applause ] >> so thank you. thank you for the most extraordinary experience i've ever had the honor of being a part of. thank you for knocking on hundreds of thousands of doors. thank you for making hundreds of thousands of phone calls. it's extraordinary what you have done here. the fight goes on.
>> all right so let's bring in cnn politics reporter eric brad ner, live in the studio with me here. so of course the republicans are celebrating the win of karen handel. but after all, this seat was held by the gop for more than four decades. she should have won this. the big question is why was is so close what 13,000 votes in it. >> that's right. this has been a seat a lot of prominent republicans held a long time tom price who left it to become health and human secretary under president trump never dipped below 60 in an election. the reason it was so competitive because unlike other republican presidential candidates president trump did poorly in the district in 2016. he only won by 1.5 percentage points over hillary clinton. so democrats had been looking around the country trying to find a special election where they could compete and what they saw was this was one where five
months into the tenure president trump might be unpopular enough, there might be enough backlash among republican voters that democrats can peel some away peel away some independents and turn it competitive. they were able to do that but because republicans sort of saw this coming from miles away, they were also able to really get out the vote among republican voters who might not love trump but don't want to see democrats celebrate a big nationalry relevant victory in their own backyard. >> they didn't celebrate. a really disappointing night for the democrats. was john ossoff the right man for the job? was he too much of a cent rift perhaps. >> that's what a lot of progressives are saying now. there is sort of a push pull deeblt in the democratic party right now over what types of candidates are appropriate for these seats. some on the left want to see people grfly taking on president trump really hammer republicans over the push to repeal ork and
push a new health care bill. others like ossoff are saying, in the moderate districts, in the republican leaning districts, you need someone sort of independent, who is willing to talk about local issues rather than getting caught up in the national frenzy. and this is an interesting test case. what you'll see is democrats trying different strategies across the border headed into next year's midterms, the party hasn't really settled on a single approach. and it will sort of a be a district by district question. but this is a debate raging in the democratic party right now. >> it's interesting to see what happens in the 2018 mid-terms. and you pretty much covered that question. so i also wanted to ask you -- i mean some $50 million was plowed into this campaign from both sides, mostly from the democrats. it back fired on john ossoff didn't it though really. >> it did. it vart sort of nationalized in race early on and gave the
republicans to sort of defend. the reason so much money was poured into the race was because it was really the only show in town. it was really the only chance for either side to use a special election to sort of gauge president trump's popularity. and gauge whether republicans are on the right track or wrong track on capitol hill. there won't be another test until this fall with virginia and new jersey guber that toerl elections but another year until the mid-terms. people were hoping to be able to read the he tea leaves that's why all the money was poured in. what you wound up was a city of atlanta where the ads are the only things on tv and the commercial break one after another. people are inundated with the message at a certain point you start to tune it out. >> it was certainly relentless eric thank you for coming in the studio prernt it. >> that you can. >> u.s. senate investigators
investigators digging deep near potential financial ties between the trump team and russia, including the president's own business dealings with russian interests. plus we have more reasons to doubt the president's hints of a possible white house taping system. cnn jessica schneider reports. >> tonight white house spokesman spicer won't say if the tapes of the president's conversation was james comey exist. but he continues to promise the president himself will answer the question. the president said he will make an announcement on this. i expect it this week when he is ready we'll let you know. >> the house intelligence kpt demanded any tapes by friday and the senate intelligence committee is pledging to follow the money as part of its probe. committee members got word they will get access to the tresry department financial crimes unit as to possible collusion between the trump campaign and russia. >> i have long felt that the
follow the money questions are right at the heart of our work in terms of tell the american people what has happened in our democratic institutions. >> michael flynn. >> meanwhile michael pipeline is facing more fire from congress. a pair of top house democrats digging into whether flynn may have misled officials by omitting a trip to the middle east from his security clearance form where he worked to secure a energy deal between russia and saudi arabia into the summer of 2015. house democrats are demanding documents from flynn about that trip and another one in october 2015 which he disclosed but left out details. senate committee member sheldon whitehouse in an interview with wolf speculated flynn's silence so far means there could be a deal in the works. >> all the signals are suggests that he is already cooperating with the fbi and may have been for some time. >> it's a possibility fired fbi director james comey alouded to
during his testimony june 8th. >> would closing out the flynn investigation have impeded the overall russian investigation? >> no. well, unlikely concept to the extent there is a possibility if you have a criminal case case against someone and you bring it and squeeze them and flip them and they give you information about something else. >> but law enforcement sources have not indicated in flynn is cooperating ornd 37 house investigators don't know precisely when flynn traveled to the middle east but they cited a discrepancy between the june 10th 2015 testimony i gave to the foreign affairs testimony. >> i just came from a trip to the middle east and this was one of the big issues that came up. >> and the fact he listed an august 2015 start date on the financial disclosure form he submitted after fired as national security adviser. flynn's attorney clk declined to money. routers is the reporting the fisher is looking at flynn's business partner in its choiry whether payments from foreign clients to the consulting
company were lawful. he played a central role in the flynn's company controlled with a turkish businessman that flynn initially failed to disclose. it's not clear whether kai onis a target of criminal investigation or federal agents are trying to build a better ujds how flynn's company operated >> what do you want to get out of bob mueller tomorrow when you meet. >> i'm not going into it. >> special counsel robert muler is expected to meet with senior members of the senate judiciary committee members and others on the hill to make sure there is no conflicts between his investigation and their probes. >> scott lucas is a professor of substantial politics at the university university of birmingham he is also the editor and founder of eau. >> what do you make the new revelations relating to michael flynn and the trump administration. >> well this is layer upon layer. so we have no known now for weeks that there are issues not
only about flynn's conversations with the russian ambassador, sergey kizlyak last dies but lengths before that with russian a and turkish interests he did not disclose. added to that is the information he took a trip to the middle east to try to arrange a u.s. russian deal to put nuclear reactors in saudi arabia. but remember flynn is only one part of an investigation which has many moving parts. beyond flynn we've got the question of other trump administration officials and how deep their contacts with the russians went. that includes administration officials paul manafort carter page but it may include the president's son-in-law jared kushner. beyond that weaver got the question of financial links or possible financial electrics but put in a nutshell is did the money l russians put money into trump's campaign in 2016. >> of course we fwhoe that special counsel robert muler is meeting this week with
congressional intelligence leaders. what could this mean do you think and what would you expect to come out of the meetings. >> well there is two-levels here. again the one behind closed door is mueller is simply going to tell congress congressional represent he was how serious this investigation is or how serious it may become. so he will give them as it were the details which we kind of lose in all the white noise such as president trump's confirmation last week that he is under investigation. but then at the public level i suspect that some information about those meetings will come out because we do have a daily drip by drip about what the inquiry might be considering. that of course will sort of you know -- the initiative, the pressure will be against the trump administration after with we a took a break for the weekend against such things as the georgia election. >> where do you see the russia investigation going and how
tajing do you think this could prove to be for the trump administration? >> well it's already damaging. i mean, the administration is trangly paralyzed. whatever the republican hope may be gained from last night's election result it's unlikely you get repealofobamacare unlikely that you get fax recoding uncc to get a infrastructure bill. when the trump administration is on the diffusive day by day about the russia allegations. but in contrast like this almost excitement could this be a turning point? this investigation will take months. trump's not going anywhere. his defend ertz all be in a minority of american also stand by him. so i think we have to expect this to be death by a thousand political cuts throughout the rest of the year. >> all right. so we'll be watching every twist and turn scott lucas thanks for analysis as always appreciate it. belgian soldiers shot dead a man suspected carrying out a
the brussels central station. officials are not providing more details. but they are treating this as a terrorist attack. belgian soldiers shot and killed the suspect and no one else was injured. witnesses say the man yelled islamist slogans before setting off at least one small explosion in an underground area of the crowded station. >> translator: when i walked down to the platform there was a man screaming be, scream and screaming he was talking about jihadis and things like that. at some point he screamed alla ac about a bar and debted nature the small suitcase he was olding and people skapd. >> as you heard there from officials they have not kmnted on whether the back yelled or god is great but the prosecutors office said soilgers moved in quickly and neutralized 9d suspect. >> the u.s. and russia are getting into tense encounters in the skies over europe and syria.
the latest incident came when a russian war plane flew dangerously close to an american spy plane over the baltic sea. barbra starr has the details. >> tensions are high as russian aircraft continue their bombing over syria, 24 hours after moscow threatened to shoot down any u.s. planes flying in certain areas. all u.s. aircraft over syria taking measures to protect themselves from russian planes and missiles and syrian regime forces. >> we go through very deliberate and calculated adjustments when threats race and we want to make sure the air crews and ground crews are operating safely. and that we take into account all possible threats. >> in the latest sudden combat encounter a u.s. f-15 shot down an iranian made drone throatens u.s. troops in southern syria
days after the u.s. also shot down a syrian fighter jet and another drone. all in self-defense, according to the pentagon. a key question now after three shoot-downs can russia even control syrian regime? and iranian-backed millisha increasing challenging the u.s. presence fighting isis. >> the russians think this is one of the biggest violations of their campaign to shore up the assad regime. the reason they are so worried about this is because they want to at all costs protect the sphere of influence in syria. and they say you a o assad as their only way to protect that sphere of influence. >> but some democrats say a new war may be brewing. >> this is a dangerous escalation. i think that we are getting closer and closer to open conflict with iran and russia. >> russia also says it shut down a dmungss line with the u.s.
military over syria. the suicides still quietly do talk. thises at russians still engaging u.s. aircraft over the balt iks in danger intercepts ray armed sfl su recall 27 erratically flying within 5 feet of reconnaisance aircraft from the u.s. these unsafe incidents are not new. in 2016 a russian fighter jet buzzed the u.s. navy destroyer uss donald cook. vladimir putin has defend the the provocative axes telling oliver stone. >> what was the donald cook doing so close to our land. >> who was trying to provoke whom? and we are determined to protect our territory. and we thank you our barbra starr for that property. dina mack joins from us now from moscow with more. dina, the united states is calling this latest incident in the skies over the baltic sea
unavenue. how is moscow responding to that? and has there been any explanation about why a russian war plane flew so close to a u.s. spy plane? >> well russia is saying why did a u.s. spy plane fly so close to a russian fighter jet? they say the spy plane was heading towards the russian border. they went to intercept and it made a provocative turns it it is the same narrative as the the just in reverse. both sides have as much right to fly there as each other. of course as barbra said in the report the number of incidents -- incidences wear planes supposed buzzing nato jets and other nato ships, et cetera, has drastically increased really since the ukraine crisis, rosemary. >> so diana where is this relationship between the u.s. and russia going?
what more are we learning about the threat russia made to shut down the deexactlien hot line that of course designed to stop accidents happening in the xias. >> well the the relationship could get worse if that line is not opened or contacts continue to despite the closing of the line. it is designed to prevent direct conflict between the u.s. and russia. it's designed so both sides can deescalate brewing situations on the ground between the factens they represent. there are questions marks over the degree the control the kremlin has over assad's troops for example or indeed ovary iran who is proving increasingly belligerent. they of course have always had factens on the ground in syria. but last week we had ballistic
missiles fired into the country by iran. you have a situation where assad's forces are moving towards raqqa. what barbra alluded to in her report is you essentially have is a situation now where the syrian civil war on one side and the coalitions efforts against isis are coinsing and coming together in the eastern parts of syria. that means the possibility of russia, u.s., iran, coming into conflict with one another is dwroeing by the day as those ground forces come within fighting proximity of one another. extremely dangerous. it is not in russia's interests to see an escalation happen that's why it's important not just to get the did he conflicten line back hope but start bearing up in terms of diplomacy. one positive is you do have the undersecretary of state for political affairs and route to
to st. peters berg we'll where heel be meeting the frmts on friday. you have president trump meeting on the sliensz in g 20 summit sidelines in ham burg but that hasn't been laid do you know in concrete. we're still not sure whether that is going to happen. but you do get a sense that you do need some very, very high level diplomacy to -- to resolve what could be a very dangerous situation on the ground in syria rosemary. >> and causing a great deal of concern in the international community. diana joining us live from moscow where it is nearly 10:30 in the morning many thanks. well a royal shake-up in saudi arabia as the king replacing the sitting crown prince with his own son. the saudi stripped mohamed bin knife wednesday and named deputy crown prince as first in line to the tlen. he was relieved of all positions
including interior minister in addition to becoming the sawed saudi arabiaation next ruler salman picks up the role of deputy prime minister and will continue duties as defense minister. the former crown prince pledged allegiance to his replacement on wednesday. mohamed bin salman kiss ds the the hand of his predecessor in the show of respect and humanity. >> travis kalanick who helped found ride sharing giant uber has stepped down as ceo after a shareholder revolt. he will reportedly stay on the board of directors. kalanick took an indefinite leave of absence last week of a after oversees a disaster rouse series of pr nightmareses, including skaul harassment allegations within the company, viral video of kalanick berating a drier. >> the u.s. state of georgia has
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a very warm welcome back to viewers here in the united states and of course all around the world you are watching cnn newsroom i'm rosemary church and we are following breaking news in atlanta where cnn projects republican karen handel will win the special election for georgia's sixth congressional district. many consider the race the first major test for congressional republicans under president donald trump. together both sides poured an estimated $50 million into the campaign, the most expensive house race in u.s. history. with 99% of the vote in, handel has 51.9% abdemocrat john ossoff
has 48.1%. white house press secretary sean spicer briefed reporters on camera tuesday something he hasn't done in more than a we can. but there are still some questions spicer just won't answer. cnn jeff zeleny reports. >> reporter: the white house was hoping to change the subject today from the lingering cloud of the russia investigation. >> good afternoon. >> but during his first tfzed briefing in eight days sean spicer didn't help with this. >> just very plainly a yes or no answer. does president trump believe that the russian government interfered in the 2016 elections? >> i think i have not sat down and talked to him about that specific thing obviously we've been dealing with a lot of other issues i'd be glad to touch base. >> spieser gave the same answer later. >> i have not asked about a specific reaction to him i'd be glad to touch base. >> keeping them honest the u.s. intelligence community says russia did interfere with the election. and the president's reluctance to acknowledge it has confounded his allies and armed critics.
it's helped fuel the investigation on capitol hill and by a special counsel. meeting with the president of ukraine in the oval office mr. trump had strong words for north korea about the death of otto warmbier, the university of virginia student who died machined. he had been in a coma after 17 months in north korean cap activity. >> it's a total disgrace what happened to otto that should never be allowed to happen. >> mr. trump implied president obama was to blame since warmbier had been detained since january 2016. >> frankly if he were brought home sooner i think the result would have been different he should have been brought home that same day. >> the fornl nooshl security aired to president obama said 10 americans were released during the last administration. it's paperful that mr. warmbier was not among them but our efforts never ceased even in the waning days of the expensing. spokesman ned price said. all this while the biggest
republican priority repealing and replacing obamacare is still under wraps in the snapt. after once hailing the house version of the jup lan rose garden event the president has been describing it as heartless and mean. >> the president clearly wants a bill that has heart in it. >> senate democrats seizing on the president's criticism. >> i think president trump summed up his health care bill best with one word, mean. for once, on the topic of health care, my colleagues and i find ourselves agreeing with the president. process this bill is very mean. >> now it's unclear if president trump even knows exactly what is in that senate health care bill. his press secretary sean spicered is said he didn't know when canned directly today. but it's clear senate republican leaders want a vote on this measure before the july 4th legislative recess. they are trying to get one accomplishment on the board to overtake some of the coverage and this cloud of the russia investigation. jeff zeleny cnn the white house.
and president trump has sent one of his closest aides back to the middle east. the mr. trump's son-in-law str jared kushner is visitoring zraerl and the west bank. oren liebermann chl middle east peace has proved to elusive to the seasoned negotiators wlar the expectations there that jared kushner will have more success than those coming before him and deliver on this? >> well look it's the middle east peace process you're right rosemary you have to approach it conceptically and believe there aren't great chances ear. jet jared curb necessary's rafrl and he hasn't been a big part of but his arrival signals how sowers you president trump is about pr pursuing this and raises stakes for both sides. >> jared kushner arrived in israel one month ago as part of the first visit to the region this visit it will be kushner a white house official says in
trip keeps the momentum going on a israeliy palestinian the peace process a top priority or trump. joining kushner is jason greenblatt trump's special ep representative for internationals negotiations. >> greenblatt has done the heavy lifting so far with the israeliys and palestine bes. me met with the superprime minister benjamin netanyahu and the abbas. and he met with regional arab leader as he tries to build a regional framework for negotiations now it's his son-in-law and senior adviser who will lead here. >> if you can't produce peace in the middle east nobody can. >> kushner comes to the region at a time when russia investigations hang over the white house. kushner met with russian ambassador to the u.s. sergey kizlyak and may have discussed opening up a secret back channel of communications between washington and moscow, the "washington post" reported that u.s. moscow tie has impacted israel. in a meeting between president trump and russian foreign
minister sergei lavrov trump revealed zraeg intel to the russians according to officials former israeliy sbrael called the rechlgs a catastrophe. trump seemed to acknowledge the leak in jerusalem standing next to the prime minister. >> i never mentioned the word or the name israel. >> kushner will try to leave all that behind when he meets with israeli and palestinian leaders. and a former u.s. ambassador to israel urges trump and kushner to work quickly while they're riding a waive of good with israeli abpalestinianen arab leaders in the region. the ambassador believes he can use that good will to make progress here but he warned he has to move quickly. >> we will watch closely. we always hope for progress but we'll see what happens in oren liebermann joy joining us live near jerusalem where 10:40 in the morning in my theresa may has a tough road ahead as the
? just a few hours from now queen elizabeth will formally open the uk parliament. her annual speech was delayed by two days after the results of britain's snap election which cost the conservatives the majority in parcel many theresa may's prepared the remarks the queen will deliver laying out priorities the next two years. meanwhile protestors are expected to take part in a so-called day of rage over the government's response to the grenfell tower fire. so let's go now to cnn hannah von jones at abing ton green near the houses of parliament good to see you hannah how will it all play out? >> yes it certainly will be choreographed unfortunately fortunately they've got the weather a another bufrl day in the capitol. two hours from now we will see the her majesty travel from the
palace to the building behind me. the ceremony will be slightly dress down but still an element of pomp and pageantry about it. it's not just the ceremony that will be slightly different. the pliks are crucial as well. why? because we had the snap election we're not sure what's in the queen's speech and this is what the government's legislative agenda will be the next two years. let me bring moua my guest to talk more about the speech. ss he is a correspondent for politico. s in a mission statement what the government intends to do. what do we expect to hear her majesty say. >>way we're expected a dressed down queen's speech but fewer elements in the speech. the controversial policies from the conservative manifesto will be taking out things the dementia tax that cost hem so much trouble in the election. that will be gone we expect. as well as the end of free school lunches opinion the meet of the speech is the brexit.
there could be up to eight brexit bill to a immigration bill to a custom bill in the next two years. >> it's the not only a foerlt in will be speechd, passed in a vote of parliament not so necessarily this time. we don't yet know whether the government will have enough support in parliament to actually get in through. this is the first challenge for theresa may. >> it's an extraordinary scenario. we have theresa may going to parliament asking parliament to back her legislative agenda. if they don't at some point next week she is gone. you know this is- this is something that we haven't had in this country for years. so what she needs to do is get a deal with the dup a small party in northern ireland could could be struck by tomorrow. >> the were brexit negotiations have formally bee done, began and monday. might we hear something in the speech whether or not we're getting a softer preks it than
theresa may may have hoped for when she first called the election. >> behind me now my colleagues in the lobby will be pouring over the document. we already have embarring oed copies we can't mention what's in it until later on. we'll be going through that with a fine tooth comb to answer the question. i don't think there will be because i don't think they thrashed it out in government. s in a debate westbound the kmnls and theresa may and her hard brexit allies. nothing will be decided yet. >> okay and the speech itself we understand only ten minutes long it's hard to see how the queen could get too much detail into the agenda. on the sidelines of what's happening in the paths of westminster we are specking the day of range not just in the aftermath of the grenfell tower but also against austerity measures the conservative party has been responsible for what kind of impact do you think that's going to have on what we
hear in the chambers behind us. >> there is real concern among labor mps that the day of range will turn violent. it's hot. there is clearly a lot of anger out there. and whether it's directed at austerity or grenfell tower or other mistakes that have happened that's what we're concerned about. but you are getting signals from the government they are changing tack on austerity. i'd expect decisions on money to be pushed into the long grass. >> okay thank you very much indeed. decisions on money might be pushed into the long grass. security, though will be a ski aspect of the queen's speech and security around where we are is very tight indeed mp any protestors hoping to get near where we are he, the palace of westminster will be pushed to one side. the sovereign her majesty is safe all the parliamentarian and knows scattered around for the speech so say annual eept are kept safe.
>> we totally understand hannah thanks much. we'll join you at the top of the hour. coming up the pressure is on the united states to take action against north korea after the death of an american student who was sent home in a coma. what are the possible options? we'll take a look. stay with us. ♪sweet, sweet st. thomas nice. ♪ ♪ so nice, so nice. ♪st. croix full of pure vibes. ♪ so nice, so nice.
a warning to you now. the police video you are about to watch is graphic. it has just been released and shows the chilling moments leading up to the fatal shooting last year of philando castile. a jury in minnesota found officer yanez not guilty last week in castile's death. until now only those involved directly in the case had seen this police dash cam video.
>> now this incident ignited nationwide protests after castiles streamed the shooting aftermath on fischer live last year np more protests took place and yanez was found not guilty. he testified he fired his weapon 199self-defense because he thought castile was reaching for his gun. the police department says it's best if yanez were no longer with the force and said he would not return to active duty. >> well the unls appears to be weighing its options against north korea after the death of an american student who was
imprisoned there more than a year. 22-year-old otto whammier died on monday less than a week after returning home in a coma with three americans still detained in north korea, the trump administration has to be very careful in response. cnn brian todd reports. >> and we've. >> president trump expressing personal anger over the death of american college student otto warmbier. >> it's a total disgrace what happened to otto. that should never, ever be allowed to happen. >> the pressure is now ramping up on the trump administration to retaliate against north korea for warmbier's death. >> was this now a red line incident with north korea. >> any time there is a death involving north korean actions does cross a red line. >> a military strike against kim jong un's regime analysts say is too dangerous a option he might retaliate by firing missiles at seoul other japan or he could attack the 28,000 american
troops in south korea. but a cyberattack on kim's growing missile could be an option. >> there may be attacks california we can take on missile launch attention on the command and control center to send a signal to snark. you will not see the result of that but kim i don't think you know will. >> experts say hacking the internal calls and emails putting them in public a possible retaliatory move .u.s. and u.n. have conclude being sanctions in place against north korea targeting luxury goods and exports and goods which help his military. those could be expanded but what could hurt north korea more analysts pleef is the u.s. hearst applies secondary sanctions against the ally china. >> it's pretty well-known there are extensive set of a chinese entities that help north korea evade the arms sanctions by the united nations. we've had in a limited number of cases where we've gone after chinese firms for those reasons. we could greatly expand that
number. >> president trump now signaling he believes china's efforts with kim jong un have fallen short twieting the quote while i greatly appreciate the efforts of president! and china who pep its its has not worked out at least i know china tried. the administration says it's looking at a possible ban on american tourists to traveling to north korea to ends no others american feet warmbier's face. the american has to be careful in response to is doesn't put the three americans held in north korea in more danger. but the president has to show he is doing something. >> if he fails to send a clear, visible signal after the death of a young american in the hands of this north korean regime, he will be seen as lacking credibility. he'll be seen as weak around the world. >> experts say one broad stroke move that could hurt kim jong un financially is if the u.s. press pressuring countries in the
middle east apples where. to exhe will north koreanment experts say there are north koreas working construction jobs and similar jobs all over the world and they brings in 100s of millions of dollars most of it into the pockets of regime np brian todd cnn, washington. >> thanks for your company this hour i'm rosemary church remember to connect with me on twitter. early start is next for our viewers here in the united states. hannah will join me for more news. you are watching cnn. you won't see these folks they have businesses to run. they have passions to pursue.
god bless you. >> a body blow for democrats. the republicans win a closely watched special election in georgia. what does it mean for the president's agenda and can democrats ever regain their footing in trump country? $30 million loss, folks. >> the wednesday, june 21st. it is 4:00 a.m. in tooes and democrats are searching for a new strategy after suffering defeat in georgia.