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people are going back to school. the number of new high school graduates has fallen. there you go. >> a bit of good news. >> supply and demand. >> still growing. still increasing. "early start" continues right now. pardons have not been discussed, and pardons are not on the table. >> i'm in the oval office talking last week, and the president says he brought that up. >> days after retooling the press op, the white house searching for consistent answers on major issues including russia, sanctions and whether the president would issue pardons. and jared kushner set to go before staffers no, sat the int committee. is there new information in store from the adviser and president's son-in-law? good morning, i am dave
briggs. >> i'm christine romans. despite the revamp of the white house communications team, there are still communications issues coming from the white house, mixed messages on two page inner issues -- two major issues -- sanctions against russia and the potential pardons in connection with the russia investigation. president trump tweeting, "while all agree the u.s. president has the complete power to pardon, why think of that when only crime see far is leaks against us? fake news." >> sunday the president's personal attorney and director of communications, anthony scaramucci had a different take on whether pardons are being discussed. >> the president has the authority to pardon. i want to be clear on this, george -- we have not and i have not had discussions with the president of the united states regarding part ondonspardons. >> we're talking about that. he says he -- he brought that up, he said, he doesn't have to be pardoned. there's nobody around him that
has to be pardoned. he was just making the statement about the power of pardon. >> the issue bubbled up last week when the "washington post" reported the president was weighing whether he could pardon himself, his family, and close aides in connection with the russia matter. >> the house and senate reaching a deal to hit russia with new sanctions. the measure also gives congress new veto power to block the trump administration from easing those sanctions. signs point to the white house supporting the deal. it seems to depend on which white house spokesperson you ask. >> is president trump going to sign the russian sanctions bill? >> we've got to ask president trump that. it's my second or third day on the job. my guess is is that he's going to make that decision shortly. >> the administration is supportive of being tough on russia, particularly in putting sanctions in place. and we support where the legislation is now and will continue working with the house
and senate to put the tough sanctions in place on russia. >> a senior white house official telling cnn congress made changes to the measure the administration supports including new north korea sanctions and provisions addressing business sector concerns. the measure could reach the president's desk before the end of the month. >> let's bring in politics reporter eugene scott bright and early on the set. let's talk about the sanctions. puts the president in a pickle, doesn't it? they're moving forward with sanctions. there were measures that the white house didn't like. now they say they're moving it -- what does this mean for the white house? >> it certainly means that the white house is going to feel pressure from lawmakers to take russia more serious ly than critics believe he did after the issue with vladimir putin. when they look at intelligence and look at russia's ongoing relationship with other countries, they see problems. problems that donald trump has not been very vocal about seeing himself. and some could argue has
dismissed as a whole. and so the reality is you're having -- you put yourself in a rough situation weather you have one sledgeslative -- when you have one legislative branch thinking things need to increase in terms of how we respond to russia and the head of state is not so sure. >> there's the tweet from the president. the end is interesting -- the republicans do very little to protect their president. some wondering is he talking about this very sanctions bill. at the heart of this, of course, is what you allude to, does the president buy the intel community's assessment that south florida interfered in our election. here's what -- that russia interfered in our election. heaters what anthony scaramucci said about the issue, still uncertain in president trump's mind. listen -- >> somebody said to me questioned, and i won't tell you who, that if the russians actually hack this situation and spilled out those emails, you would have never seen it. you would have never had any evidence of that. meaning they're super confident in their deception skills and
hacking. my point is all of the information isn't on the table yet. how about it was the president, jake? he called me from air force one. >> yeah? >> he basically said to me, hey, maybe they did it, maybe they didn't do it. >> all right. an eventful back and forth there with jake tapper. but look, with these sanctions, approved it 98-2, they can't agree on anything. is this the republicans' first time where they are checking the president, telling him they did interfere in our election, here's what we think about it? >> well, it seems that way. and i think one of the things that's really unfortunate for the american people when you listen to the the talk about russia, specifically on twitter, he acts as if it's democrats alone who are concerned about the meddling into the election -- >> the media. >> the media. >> some of the more vocal critics have been republicans.
and the reality is that he needs to see what his own party members are seeing and take it the same way they're taking it. and the way he moves forward if he wants to promote party unity. >> yeah. and there's -- there are a lot of successful people in business who are very successful because they are contrarians. they see the set of circumstances that everyone agrees on and don't accept them. it's just by nature they don't. that could be what is behind a donald trump here and -- he doesn't want to accept the conventional wisdom. >> that could be the case. >> let's listen to that conventional wisdom from the people who would really know, three top intel officials all this weekend at the same security forum, one, two, three, laying it out. >> i am confident that the russians meddled in this election, as it the entire intelligence community. >> is there any dissent within the intelligence community that you oversee on the question of whether the russians interfered with the american election? >> there is no dissent. i have stated that publicly and
stated it to the president. >> no doubt at all, and i stand behind the balance. the a-- behind the intelligence committee assessment that we produced in january. >> it will be anthony scaramucci's job -- and welcome to the job, anthony -- welcome to the job. nice to have you in that role. i'm sure we'll hear from you. it will be his job to either convince the president to change his tone on this, or to -- i don't know. the president's completely at odds with his intelligence community. >> yeah. we had scaramucci say that he has not yet seen the intelligence. that the president himself has seen and still remains unconvinc unconvinced. how he's going to do that remains unclear. i think, though, a real issue that i think a lot of people have is the president has never been open about why he does not believe the intelligence. and he probably is not going to be. but it's just -- it's unfortunate, i think, when you see such a head of state disagree so much with the intelligence of heads of his intelligence agencies. >> true. >> let's spin forwards to what's
happening this week. first today, jared kushner, son-in-law of the adviser, the secretary of everything. i know we've heard him referred to. he'll meet with the senate intel committee. this is not an hearing, an interview. >> right. >> and staffers, too. not even the senators themselves, right -- >> then the house committee. anything going to come out of this? >> they're hoping so. i think it's important that people remember this meeting won't be about the trump emails. there have been concerns -- people have had questions before even now about the role that he may have played in attempts to get some back-channel communications with putin, also some concerns about a relationship he may have had with the head of a russian bank. the reality is lawmakers have wanted to be there talking to kushner for a while. when i saw the story came, it's like one more week with one more trump kid in the headlines. >> all right. eugene, nice to see you this morning. when you come back, we're going to talk about the rebrands, the reboot, the whatever -- the better deal of the democrats.
democrats are rolling out a new message. we'll talk to you about that in a few minutes. >> thank you. first daughter ivanka trump will earn at least $1.5 million a year even as she serves as a top white house adviser. that's according to a new ethics disclosure for her and her husband, jared kushner. combined the couple is worth up to $762 million. that's when count in all the investments, the tech investments, the art, and experts warn that their active business empire could conflict with their white house roles. calculating exact totals is impossible. the document discloses earnings in a range. so the top end of the range is the $762 million. here's what we know -- ivanka resigned from positions in the family business and her fashion brand. she still earned $5 million this year before joining the white house in march. after that, her assets were placed into a trust. and she will receive at least $1.5 million from that trust each year. the trump family's vast business interests has been a point of
controversy. officials sparring with the office of government ethics and former director walter shaub, ethics director saying the administration has not provided the information it needs. >> while we try to work on those reports, they've really dragged their feet on providing answers to questions. and they won't let us see the ethics agreements they've negotiated with their appoint appointees. >> shaub stepped down from his role last week. $762 million, more than i thought actually. a lot of money. >> all right. walmart man asks for water and helps uncover a deadly human smuggling operation. this is a tragic story from san antonio, texas. we demand a lot from our eyes every day. i should know. i have chronic dry eye caused by reduced tear production due to inflammation. so i use restasis multidose. it helps me make more of my own tears,
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again. israel installing security cameras near the entrance to one of the holiest sites in jerusalem after placing metal detectors there last week. the israeli action coming after two police officers were killed in an attack there. the presence of cameras and metal detectors sparking anger and protests across the region. cnn's ian lee is live with the very latest for us this morning from jerusalem. bring us up to speed, ian. >> reporter: well, this really boils down to control over that holy site which is known to jews as the temple mount and to muslims as the noble sanctuary. the status quo has been that jordan would administer the site and israel would provide security. after that deadly attack that happened a little over a week ago, israel installed those metal detectors and security cameras shortly after. and the palestinians and jordanians see this as israel taking a unilateral move to expand their control over the site. and that's really what has
sparked these clashes that we've seen almost on a nightly basis here in jerusalem. at times the situation has turned deadly. over the weekend, three israelis were killed in the west bank when a palestinian snuck into their home with a knife, and clashes have been happening almost on a nightly basis here where i'm standing. and also behind me. four palestinians have been killed in those clashes. and it really is going to take this diplomatic move. we know that the americans are trying to work with one through jared kushner speaking with israelis, the palestinians, and the jordanians, trying to come to some resolution. you also have the u.n. security council, they're going to meet on this. and the arab league has warned israel that they're playing with fire and has encouraged them to also have a diplomatic solution. really without that, christine, you can expect these sort of clashes to continue. >> all right. ian, thank you very much for that report this morning. live from jerusalem. thanks. to sports now.
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pardons have not been discussed, and pardons are not on the table. >> i'm in the oval office with the president talking about that. he says he brought that up. >> the white house kicking off another theme week today. once again, a lack of clear answers on key questions has the trump agenda stuck in neutral. and what will jared kushner say when he talks behind closed
doors today to staffers from the senate intel committee? welcome back to "early start" this monday morning, everyone. i'm christine romans. >> i'm dave briggs. 30 minutes past the hour. despite a major revamp of the white house communications team, there are communications issues coming from the white house. mixed messages on two major issues. sanctions against russia and potential pardons in connection with the russia investigation. president trump tweeting this on saturday, "while all agree the u.s. president has the complete power to pardon, why think of that when only crime so far is leaks against us? fake news." >> asked about it sunday, the president's personal attorney and the new white house communications director anthony scaramucci had different takes. >> the president has the authority to pardon. i want to be clear on this, george. we have not -- continue to not have conversations with the president of the united states regarding pardons. pardons have not been discussed.
and pardons are not on the table. >> in the oval office of the president last week, we're talking about that. he says he brought that up. he says he doesn't have to be pardoned. there's nobody around him that has to be pardoned. he was just making the statement about the power of pardon. >> the issue bubbled up last week when the "washington post" reported the president was weighing whether he could pardon himself, his family, and close aides in the russia matter. the house and senate reaching a deal to hit russia with new sanctions. the measure also gives congress new veto power to block the administration from easing those sanctions. signs do point to the white house supporting the deal, but still seems to depend on which white house spokesperson you ask. >> is president trump going to sign the russian sanctions bill? >> we've got to ask president trump that. it's my second or third day on the job. my guess is is that he's going to make that decision shortly. >> the administration is supportive of being tough on
russia, particularly in putting sanctions in place. we support where the legislation is now and will continue working with the house and senate to put those tough sanctions in place on russia. >> a senior white house official tells cnn congress made changes to the measure the administration supports that includes new north korea sanctions and provisions addressing business sector concerns. the measure could reach president trump's desk before the end of the month. let's bring in politics reporter eugene scott with context on all of this. before we get to the importance of the sanctions, the signal it might send, let's talk about the communications from the white house. in many americans' mind it's sean spicer in their head, melissa mccarthy with the super soaker, whichever. how will that communication, how will the message be different now in this new scaramucci era that we've started? >> yeah, i think scaramucci has far more media experience than spicer in terms of being in front of the camera and being
comfortable with how perhaps he is perceived in a way that i think would allow him to focus on the message in a way that spicer didn't. spicer, i think, was very much distracted by the view of the public of him. and rumors about the president's view of him. you heard him constantly call melissa mccarthy malicious. i think scaramucci is used to battling in a way that will not be as much of a learning curve. >> is it the new york-ification of the white house? we're told jared and ivanka are comfortable with scaramucci. in my world, he build this fund to funds and huge conference in vegas that is a must-attend for the biggest, most important people in finance. >> yeah. >> sean spicer was a washington insider. it will be so interesting for me to see how the new york -- the new york contingent changes things. >> yeah. i think it will be interesting also because i always would watch scaramucci when he'd go on
"new day" with chris cuomo and see how the relationship with the media changes, right? if there will be more communication, more openness, if there will be some level of improvement, we did see that these press conferences can come back. which are not really about the media as much as getting this message directly to the american people which is something the trump administration says it values. >> welcome to the job, anthony scaramucci, by the way. watching cable news, i'm sure. >> he's purged his twitter account of a lot of conflicting stances on issues. >> he's been critical of the president in the past. he says now he'll reflect his message. >> no question they've talked about that. the central focus is the russia sanctions. >> right. >> when it comes to russia interference in the election, scaramucci told jake tapper saturday maybe they did do it, maybe they did not. what do trump's own intel officials say? here's what they say this past week in aspen. >> i am confident that the russians meddled in this election as is the entire intelligence community. >> tell us, is there any dissent
within the intelligence committee that you oversee on the question of whether the russians interfered with the american election? >> there is no dissent. i have stated that publicly. i've stated it to the president. no doubt at all, and i stand behind the intelligence community assessment that we produced in january. >> okay, so the president not buying the assessment of his own intel officials. what signal are republicans sending? 98-2 in the senate and in the house, now reaching agreement on these sanctions. what will it say if the president vetoes this bill? >> what signal they're sending is that they're buying the intelligence. i think what's important for the american people to pay attention to, specifically trump supporters, is people who are knowledgeable about what happened believe this happens. i know we often get pushed back -- on twitter and cnn, from trump supporters say it's rubbish. people who looked at the data and the information say it's not. you need to figure out whose side are you going to take when reviewing this, and the
overwhelming majority of republicans as you said have decided that russia'snismed -- >> i'm going to go -- russia's involved. >> i'm going to go back to there's a contrarian streak that runs through successful business people. donald trump, i think, has that contrarian streak. when everyone says this is x, he says, it could be y. that's the way he's been. we've seen him that way for many years. that i think is at the core, the question to me is whether anthony scaramucci maybe can convince him otherwise. you know, convince him to change the message and the messaging there. jared kushner goes to the senate today, the intel committee, not speaking to senators but to staffers. it's not a hearing. >> right. >> it is an interview. we're told that both paul manafort and donald trump jr. and -- >> junior -- >> junior, and jared kushner are all eager to get this out there. what can we expect? anything today from this? >> if there will be anything groundbreaking. i think what will be interesting is that lawmakers have been
trying to get just one-on-one time, not one on one but jared on all of them time for a while because there's been some concern about other issues related to him and russia including his relationship with head of bank in russia, as well as some concerns or reports about his desire to develop a communications channel directly to putin. so i think it could be a bit of a letdown like it has been in the past with some of these other investigations. but the reality is lawmakers are going to be working very hard to make sure they get as much information as possible. >> all right. that happens today. also today, democrats out with their new message. >> a better deal. >> a better deal. they haven't had much of a message lately other than we are opposed to trump policies. here's what chuck schumer told george stephanopoulos about their vision moving forward. >> why don't americans know what the democrats stand for, and is it your fault? >> it is in part our fault. when you lose an election with someone who has, say, 40%
popularity, you look in the mirror and say what did we do wrong. the number-one thing that we did wrong is we didn't tell people what we stood for. even today as your polls showed, they know we're standing up to trump. they like that. but they want to know what do you stand for. >> all right. the poll that chuck schumer mentioned, 52% of the country say democrats stand for one thing, and that is opposing trump policies. they'll get perhaps a one-day bounce out of this nancy pelosi op-ed. what chuck schumer will say at the press conference. can they stick to the message of creating ten million jobs in five years? of lowering prescription drug prices? and some of the reforms they're discussing including increasing wages for middle income americans -- >> and scrutiny on big media mergers. that was interesting. >> that was interesting, as well. but will that message stick, or will they get back to russia and just opposing trump? >> they certainly are hoping it will stick.
what they have seen is the rift between progressives and moderates in the democratic party hasn't completely legaled. i mean, perhaps -- healed. i mean, perhaps we shouldn't expect it to have. it's only six months in. the reality is they seem to be aware that most americans do not know what the democratic party stands for. and we were looking at some polls last week, and quite a few people who were on the bubble about whether they were going to vote for trump or clinton repeatedly said clinton just gave them arguments for why they shouldn't vote for trump, not why they should vote for clinton. what's interesting is if you look at the deal they talk about, economic wages, improving wages, lowering costs, job training, it's a lot of the message we saw trump deliver on the campaign. so with i think about 24 house seats up for grabs, they really are going for some of those people in trump district. >> the anti-globalization message has always been like a lunch bucket democratic message. >> sure. >> you know, that the little guy gets screwed by the big trade deals and the like.
trump exploited it perfectly. >> the message and the messenger. who is the chief messenger for democrats? eugene scott, thank you. appreciate it. the tech industry spending big in president trump's washington. google, apple, amazon, uber, they're spending record amounts on lobbying this year according to new disclosures. google paid nearly $6 million from april to june. wow. just one quarter, right? amazon, apple spent $3.2 million and $2.2 million respectively. uber spent $430,000 -- relative newcomer there. silicon valley clashes with the trump administration on a lot of things. climate change, net neutrality, immigration, h1b visas. last month, top tech ceos met with the president to discuss the issues. you know, lobbying federal agencies in congress is another way to influence decisions. another issue comes spent big on -- companies spent big on, corporate tax reform. the administration will benefit hugely from trump's plan especially the one-time tax
holiday. the industry has hundreds of billions in cash stashed overseas. it's sitting there -- a lot of money -- in bank accounts. the companies don't want to pay to the advertised tax rate to bring it back to the united states. question is -- mr. president, if they get that tax holiday, how do you make sure they spend the money on workers and factories and not just on enriching wall street investors? that's what i'd like to find -- >> tweet away, mr. president. we eagerly await the answer in 140 characters. not easy to do. >> put some strings on that money. ahead, a man who asked for help from a walmart employee ended up leading police to a deadly human smuggling operation.
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happy american hereoes week. >> thank you. good reference, important reference. i hope everybody hears it this morning. we'll be hitting the white house news hard this morning. what is the new message when it comes to russian investigations? when it comes to the agendas for you and your life? we do know that congress has said to pass a set of sanctions on russia. this was largely bipartisan. the president had struggled with the optics on this. now it seems as though the white house will accept this. smart remove. you know how legislation works. it's going to go through both houses. would come to his desk. the president could have rejected this sanctions bill. but with bipartisan support, there was a good chance that has veto would have been overridden. and then what? we'll look at that dynamic. and then the big day with jared kushner and paul manafort talk to the senate and the house. there will be a couple of days of questioning.
what will be anticipated? all of that coming up on "new day." >> thank you very much. happy monday. 48 minutes past the hour now. the death toll stands at nine after dozens of undocumented immigrants were discovered packed into the back of a tractor-trailer in texas. authorities are calling it a case of human trafficking. immigration officials say more than 100 people may have been wedged into that 18 wheeler that was found parked in a san antonio walmart sunday morning. >> the people were discovered after a man who was in the truck asked a walmart employee for water. the employee brought water, then called police. >> paramedics and firefighters found that each one had heart rates over about 130 beats per minute which again, they were very hot to the touch. so these people were in that trailer without any signs of any type of water. so you're looking at a lot of heatstroke. a lot of dehydration. >> the driver of the truck is due in court today. investigators want to know if he might be connected to a larger
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the u.n. security council set to convene an emergency meeting today as tensions between israelis and palestinians rise again. israel installing security cameras and metal detectors near one of the holiest sites in jerusalem after two israeli police officers were killed in an attack there. the cameras and metal detectors sparking anger among palestinians. cnn's ian lee live with the latest in jerusalem. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. really this is about control over the holy site which jews call the temple mount and muslims call the noble sanctuary. the republicans have complained about there saying that the latest security measures were taken unilaterally by israel and encroaching on their sophoripty, their control of the area. for the -- sovereignty, their control of the area. for their part, the jordan's wake, a religious endowment, would administer the site, and
israel would administer the security of site. these measures have angered people. we've seen clashes since over a week ago on a nightly basis, and there has been this diplomatic effort to try to stop this, to try to calm things down. the americans through jared kushner meeting with the israelis, the jordanians and palestinians, trying to come, trying to come to some resolution, as well as the u.n. security council. but without that resolution, without that agreement, this violence is likely to continue. also this morning, we can confirm, dave, that yesterday night an israeli security officer was injured at the israeli embassy complex in amman, jordan, when a jordanian worker attacked him from behinds, lightly injured -- from behind, lightly injured him. the attacker was killed in the -- when the security officer returned fire. also the landlord of the complex was also injured and killed in that incident. we don't know, though, dave, if
the violence, if the current crisis happening here in jerusalem is in any way related to what happened in jordan. >> just a complex situation there. ian lee live in jerusalem. thank you. let's check cnn "money stream" this monday. global stock markets lower this morning after wall street finished the week down slightly. the nasdaq snapped its longest winning streak since 2015 after reaching record after record. this week will be the busiest earnings week of the current season. about 170 s&p 500 companies are set to report including google parent alphabet, gm, facebook, amazon, and exxon. a couple hundred others. as trades comes under scrutiny, made in germany is facing tough questions this morning. german automakers struggle still from diesel-gate, the scandal over diesel emissions sparked by volkswagen admitting to cheating on tests. not only did it pay u.s. officials $2.8 billion, but the company reportedly says it worked with rivals on emission systems. that