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axelrod and everybody who came on tonight. i'm chris in for don lemon. i'll see you tomorrow morning to start your new day and i'll be back again tomorrow night, hopefully. take care. hello and welcome to our viewers in the united states and around the world i'm isha sesay los angeles, it's just turned 11:00 thank you for joining us. donald trump is backing up a plan to cut legal immigration in the u.s. to half. people applied for visa based on things like age, learning potential and the ability to speak english. only those with the highest scores might get in. as you can imagine the criticism
has been swift. cnn's jim akts has the details. >> reporter: as the president rolled out -- the white house sent one of his top advisers stephen miller to defend the proposal. give me your tired, your poor, your huddle bas sets years of ageing to breathe free. >> aren't you trying to change what it means to be an immigrant coming into this country? if you're telling them you have topeak english, can't people learn how to speak english when they get here? >> first of all it's required right now that you have to speak english. speaking english wouldn't be part of immigration systems. secondly, i don't want to get off into the whole thing of history here but the statute of liberty is about liberty lighting the world. the poem you're referring to was added later, it's not part of
the original -- >> you're saying that that does not represent what the country -- >> i'm saying that the negotiation -- >> i'm sorry. that sounds like some national park remission or something. are we just going to bring in people from great britain and australian? >> i am shocked at your statement that you think only people from great britain and australia who's would know english. it reveals your bias to a shocking degree that in your mind -- no this is an amazing moment. i just want to say -- >> it sounds like you're trying to engineer the racial and ethic flow into this country. >> that is one of the most outrageous, ignorant and foolish things you've ever said. the negotiation that you think this is aray cyst bill is so wrong -- >> the president unveiled his immigration plan in front of the
cameras. but when it came to one of biggest pieces of legislation, russia sanctions's bill mr. trump chose to remain behind closed doors. the president signed the measure passed overwhelmingably in congress. labeling portions that lim his ability to lift sanctions on russia as clearly unconstitutional provisions. the president's response one day after the white house succeeded he waits on a misleading statement struck some republicans as over the top. >> i'm chuckling, that's such a trumpian statement. the fact is that the legislative branch has a role in this. >> reporter: president was forced to swallow the sanctions bill as questions was raised about his credible. he bragged the president of mexico was praising his success and authorizing border crossesings. >> as you know the board was a tremendous problem. even the president of mexico
called me. >> reporter: problem is the mexican government says that phone call didn't have. he has not been in communications via telephone with donald trump. >> who the hell wants to speak about politics when i'm in frown of the boys' scouts. >> reporter: the president called "the wall street journal" i got a call from the head of the boys' scouts saying it was a greatest speech ever made to them. the boys' scouts representative told cnn there was no such call. >> they specifically talked about the issues he referenced in terms of the boys' scouts, number leaders of the leadership following his speech there that day, con graduated him, grazed him and offered quite -- quiet
powerful compliments following his speech. >> reporter: as for the democratic -- south carolina republican senator lindsay gram complained -- jim acosta, cnn the white house. >> joining me to talk about this john phillips. welcome. we'll start with you, i want to kick off this conversation by playing some sound from the president, take a listen to how he describes and paul what's wrong with the current immigration system. >> -- hit the hardest in recent years have been immigrants and very importantly sno importantly minority workers competed for jobs against brand new arrivals and it has not been fair to our people, citizens and workers. >> the president framing this new immigration proposal as an ish of fairness. there are those who say this has
about identity poll kicks and driving a wedge. how do you see it? >> it is trarnd parent. it is a way to reflect from his views on russia. how is it that he's going to be more criticizing of legal immigrants coming into this country as oppose to russia. is it fair to americans in terms of how russia has treated us? no, but he wants to talk about how legal immigrants how they are a greater threat and problem than russia how they treated it. i think it is very transparent. it is legal politics of hoping and needing to speak english as pose to someone who may be coming to every africa, latin america who may need to speak english. >> john, is it about all this -- >> it is not the issue for
donald trump. it is one reason why donald trump one the nomination it was about his position on immigration. lindsay gram's hesitantsy to support this. he -- donald trump won and i point out too that donald trump did better among black voters than mitch mcconnell, john mccain, he did better among hispanic voters as well. par of the -- was the issue of combatting illegal immigration and cutting the number of legal immigrants to the u.s. when you're talking about slim margins in states like michigan and wisconsin and ohio and pennsylvania and really mean something, he has to come through with it. there's no other option. >> yes, he does have to come through with this, because he's not doing anything else. he's been unsuccessful on every other front. yes, it's red meat for the base, yes, it's what he accompanied on. but at the same time when you
look at his poll numbers and they're in the mid-30s, he need to give something where people will applaud him but it's not going to be a legislative win. >> it's not just the base though because he won a bunch of democrats who voted for obama two times. and all of -- >> and do you think legal immigration was a driving factor as pose to illegal immigration? >> absolutely. the democrats that present those states in congress they talk a tough game on demonstration. >> let me play some more sound from the president as he talks about this new points basis system. let's take a listen. >> this competitive application process will favor applicants who can speak english, financially support themselves and their families, and demonstrates skills that will contribute to our economy. >> john, this focus on being able to speak english and the
focus on your education and how advanced it is, doesn't that challenge the notion of this country's relationship, its historical welcoming of immigrants of all kinds? >> not at all, because we're a country not a flop house. you can't both be a welfare state and have open border policies. you want people who are going to come here, assimilate, become americans, accept george washington as the father of their country, support themselves. >> so you're saying people are coming in and not becoming americans? i don't understand. >> well take the family in boston, two of the brothers ended up bombing the boston marathon. >> and spoke english. >> the rest of them were losers who were on welfare. that family shouldn't have never been allowed in this country. >> isn't this country about having the opportunity, letting people in and having the chance to get there? you're making asubjects from
people get in fromfrom what it says on a piece of paper? >> this country is being self-reliance, people who come here, work hard, make a living, speak english, assimilate to american society. >> where is that written? part of assimilation is coming to the country, maybe learning the language and customs and fining your place within that place. >> if you don't have a simulation you end up like many of the country in western europe and the united states does not want to end up there. that was the reason -- >> are you talking about islam? >> islam because -- >> i'm talking about a lot of riots we seen in france, terror attacks -- >> do you see that happening. >> the ira that type of terror that's happening in england. >> that's where the problem is right now, i'm talking about -- >> this is really about islam, is that what you're saying?
>> no for imgrant of all stripes all of them should be able to support themselves, assimilate into american society, follow the rules and you should get preference if you speak english. >> and you don't think that's racist? >> not at all. >> i didn't think we had a language here. >> you can step away from the curl if you will. what you can't argue with is the data and economic data says this country needs a growing work force to deliver on that economic growth that the president promised his supporters. cutting legal immigration is not taking that in the right direction according to economist. >> economist are open boardered people and -- there's no such thing as a free lunch. somebody has to pick up the tap. if cheap labor is coming into
the united states to subsidize corporate america the american tax payers are going to have to pick up the difference. the american tax payers voted on that and they said enough. >> moe how do you -- >> i don't think they voted on that issue specifically. i remember people were concerned about illegal immigration, and people were concerned about building a wall to keep people from illegally coming into the country. now we want to lump everyone who's coming into the country legal owner. >> i got a quote for you from president obama, it's going to be important for democrats and immigration rights activist to recognize that for the majority of the american people boarders mean something. that was the lesson that he learned from the election on tuesday november 8th. that was the clear direction the american people gave donald trump and the congress of the united states. whether they choose to ignore it it's up to them. >> i don't think the issue is the case whether or not your modern nice immigration system. as time changes people believe systems and processes need to be
updated. i think the question of how it is done. this notion of english and level of education seems discriminatory. i think that's what people have having an issue dealing with. but i also need to ask you because i want to get to the sanctions issue how this squares with having a president who hire foreign workers to work on his property? how does this square with that? john? >> american business -- >> oh let -- >> no go on. >> if american is hiring unskilled laborers who quote/unquote can't speak english. that is not the fault of -- why are we going to blame the person who is accepting the job as oppose to businesses who are offering the job. >> businesses play by the rule which is written by congress and played by the record. it remay understand me of what the democrats do with campaign
finance reform. they take money from all these special interests and go to washington and cry the fact. they can refuse that money and say no i'm not going to take your money, they don't, they want to change the law, but they still take the money and it's legal. >> i don't understand how conservator psychiatrists can argument both sides of issue. >> i want to talk about the sanctions, the bill that the president signed today where was done behind closed doors. no press, no cameras, john, no hoopla? >> oh since when does the president crave camera attention? if you judge the president based on the positions and actions he's tan against russia there's no question he's taking a more add verily position to russia than president obama. he bombed syria, wen to poland and said we're bringing become the missile defense system,
pledged our support to nato and he signed that bill. >> the support to nato -- >> but back in october president obama said in effect we were attacked by russia that's why he kicked out the diplomats to which president trump has done nothing to our diplomats being kicked out and russia. to say president trump has been tougher on russia would be disingenuous. >> the president made it clear he was un-happy with this bill. take a listen to the secretary and what she had to say. >> the president sent a clear signal we won't tolerate interference in our democratic process by russia. the bill was approved and he signed it in the interest of national unity. we've been very clear that we support tough sanctions on all three of those countries we to do so and that has not changed.
>> clear that they support tough sanctions, john? >> he signed it. that's the only thing that matters. >> well, no signing is not what matter, the question is enforcement. will he seriously look to implement this. >> i pay my taxes i may not have a smile on my face when i do it but i write the check. >> rex tillerson has made it clear he as a representative of administration wants to make sure there is a path way to improve relations with russia. they have not shown themselves as a friend, that i have tried to harm this republic. why this administration is so hell bent on trying to be present with them at least in the short-term isson me. first they said we have had no discussions with the russians and then they said let's tring that we've hat plenty of meetings with them. and donald trump jr. has no meeting with the russians and then they say well, he did.
it is easy to call this administration a liar when it comes to russia. >> the president himself put out a statement signing this. he put out two but i'll read part of the second one. the president said this, congress cannot even negotiate a healthcare bill after seven years of talking by limiting the executives flexibility. this bill makes it harder for the united states to strike good deals for the more than people and drive china, russia and income closer together. this talk of being a great deal maker, is it not wearing sand? >> well, give the healthcare bill time i still think it's not over yet. it's going to come up with some sort of compromise with congress and get something through. but the most important is immigration. >> i thought the most important thing was repeal replace obamacare? >> no no no, number one, two and
three is immigration. >> since when. we haven't heard anything that -- >> the -- >> that he's going to let his agenda legislative when trying to push through this immigration bill as oppose to healthcare the first, second, third and fourth time which all happens to fail. >> gentlemen, always a play. thank you. the next, a hot button issue heat up again after reports that u.s. justice department investigate a complain been racial zprijs in college admissions. ahead, a warning about the -- missile test oppose the powerful jets.
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hello everyone. the justice department reportedly seeking lawyers to investigate a single complaint in college admissions. "new york times" says a case involves a complaint filed by asian american student in may, 2015. lawyers in the civil rights division who want to work on the issue have until august 9th to submit their resumes.
the article announced as another unauthorized leek. the new york tames coral is based entirely on uncorroborated inferences from a late intel posting. the white house does not confirm or deny the existence of potential investigations the department of justice will always review allegations on the base of any race. >> the justice department says they're dealing with an issue left over from the obama complaining the post in tears to investigate one complain followed biko legist of 64 asian american associations in may 2015 that the prior administration left unresolved. with us now to bring his legal perspective is austin doesn't. austin welcome good to have you here. i want to be clear to our viewers, the white house, the department of justice all pushing back on the "new york
times" rept saying it is unreliable, worth pointing out the "new york times" say they stand by their reporting. nonetheless, that's the official line from the administration. on the face of it thou, let's discuss the theory here, is there something that can actually be taken on? hasn't it been already been settled the issue of affirmative action? wasn't it settled already by the supreme court? >> it's been settled multiple times by the supreme court. in 1978 was the bochy decision. bochy sued california trying to get into medical school because he believed the affirmative action policy wasn't proper. he learned part of that lawsuit. the part where you have a quota was unlawful but the -- just last year in the fisherers university of texas. you're right is settled in terms of what the supreme court has said about it.
they've ruled on this and said you can use race as long as it's in a whole lisk fashion is not this preimminent factor weighed with other criteria. >> i do want to give our viewers a clear picture and make it clear, eight states have already banned use of race in the admissions policies. that would include arizona, california, florida, michigan, new hampshire, nebraska, oklahoma and washington. they have banned the use of race in admissions policy all together. i don't see how that scares with the supreme court's position and the fact it's been settled numerous times in the past. >> the university has the discretion to determine how they want to make their student body up and what they want their population too look like. as long as they're using krater ya looking at other factors, for example, poverty, adverse backgrounds, those criteria still measure.
whe whether they want to put race in a particular aspect, those states will not allow that. we did see a big drop off in some of those states in the university pool who was admitted but they still allow these universities, because these cases you just mentioned or discussed metd the highest level. that's a compelling state interest. they had to determine that race was a valid reason among all those reasons that they used. because we know of history of race in this country the very origin has race as a factor, they would deem to be lawful. >> the new york times in that same piece also stated, according to this memo, which again i should make clear, cnn has not seen, according to this memo and the undertaking to this mantle affirmative action will be headed by political point tees rather than the education section that handles schools. what does that say to you if
indeed the new york time reportsi reportsing is correct? >> this administration seeks to micromanage and keep close this concept of loyalty. they want individuals who have been there longer and trained in another practice, in fact the opposite looking at issues of race in terms of sensitivity, in terms of whether me rights have been violated and forcing those kinds of violations. this is the opposite in the way saying we're going to take that in a different direction and be the front-runner for other types of individuals who are saying, oh no it's other groups, larger schools who have been deemed not minorities who are now being disadvantaged. consistent with the agenda, jeff sessions have said about voter rights facts and other issues, these fall in line with those concepts. >> i want to end in a theoretical question.
this notion that affirmative action it's some game in its implementation the rights of white people are being denied. where do you stand on this process? which is one that a lot of people hold on to and believe. >> there's certainly arguments you can make on both sides. if you look at where we are today, let's keep it with the the universe of context, that's where a lot of play is. there's still these schools, harvards and texas and other schools like this they are ranking in the best among all universities. these add matters, and deans of colleges are very very concerned about the bodies coming in and what goes out. if you think about the question of what race plays, it still will play a necessarily role because that drive in what happens on the work force on the other side of it. other people take that well, there's not schools that go what it should need, there are
marketplace that is do it. ultimately schools are part of the marketplace as well. you have to make a school healthy for student body. i think the supreme court decisions and more recently has recognized that. if you try to in just one stroke move it to a different position it doesn't really work. >> austin dub so great to speak to you. thank you very much. >> you're welcome. president trump says he's punishing quote aggressive and stabilizing behavior with new sanctions against russia and north korea, reactions from moscow and seoul up ahead. ose rs like almonds, peanuts and a drizzle of dark chocolate. give kind a try. ♪
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in the united states and around the world i'm eye sasse say live in los angeles this is news from l.a. donald trump has signed the bill places sang sanctions on three country. that isn't sitting well with the president. mr. trump wrote this in a signing statement, while i favor tough measures to punish and deter aggressive and stabilizing behavior by iran, north korea and russia, this lenllation is significantly flawed. joining me arlene in moscow. arlene i'll started with you, there's been something of a mixed reaction from moscow to these sanctions. the russian prime minister taking a hard response and the president and president putin and his spokesperson playing it all down. whose voice should we be
listening too? >> well this may be strategic allowing prime minister from runner to go on a hash tone and brutal tone than we heard from vladimir putin. he said the trump administration demonstrated complete incompetency in the most humiliating manner. it was president putin who said it may not be much retaliation against the u.s. importantly, both statements allowed the possibility of more retaliations, diplomatic retaliations that is from russia guns the u.s., yet saying they're not likely at this point. it was president putin who pointed out all the areas where russians and the u.s. get along. perhaps that was a failed threat to areas where putin could retaliate in the future. it seems isha that wouldn't be
any more retaliations at the moment. we'll have to see how this play out. >> arty stand by for us. alex field, you're in seoul. what's the reaction to the sanctions level on north korea? >> well, isha, the chips are falling on this exactly where you'd expect them. south korean government speaking out saying this represent the united states's strong desire to see -- the foreign ministry in north korea have warned a few days ago in most recent icbm launch was a response to stepped up u.s. military patricia and extreme zengs coming from the united states. they also said these sanctions would prompt an international backlash between the u.s. j china. the chinese foreign ministry also responding which said the foreign ministry has called for all parties, not to heightened
attentio attentions at this time. it's the kind of line you've heard from beijing before. these sanctions are an expansion set of sanctions that -- isha, i'll remind the viewer it was just last month you saw the u.s. imposing sanctions on a small chinese bank they said was doing illegal business with north korea. that prompted strong push back from beijing which was really condemning the u.s. for taking that approach. >> alex stand by for us. arty back to you. with the united nations playing down these sanctions, president putin talking about areas for common ground. where do efforts to reset the russian relations go from here? >> well, it seems like they're not going anywhere at the moment. it was secretary of state rex tillerson says relationships are as bad as that i have been since the cold war and still getting
worse. tillerson will meet with the foreign minister this weekend and will talk about the exchange and a few more other statements. we'll expect a read-out of that meet requesting there's no expectations that meeting will change where the relationships are right now. there was the expectation under president trump there'd be an impruchl when u.s. and russia. and the number of statements we've seen from lawmakers here that expectation is dead. >> alex final word to you, do these sanctions that the u.s. has leveled against north korea, do they undercut u.s. efforts to patricia china to rein in pyongyang? what happens next in that calculus? >> well, you're right and the u.s. has been seeking corporation from china on another resolution set of u.n. security council against china. so we've also seen happen a number of times before.
the stated goal for china and the u.s. is the same. these are two countries, two powers that are at odds at this point on how to achieve that. we have seen the attentions mount in the recent months as u.s. president donald trump seems to be venting his frustration with china, saying china has not leveraged the power they have in the region, the power they have based on the economic financial relationship they have with north korea. with that otherwise -- there has been push back now from beijing in which they have said that they didn't creed the north korea a problem and it requires a multi lateral approach in order to solve it. it seems that the u.s. secretary of state rex tillerson is the one whying to take the temperature down at this point. he has been advocating for dialogue with north korea with the de-newark larization. he's responded to china taking a
approach saying no bun is blaming china but pointing out it is china that has a knew yeek or special relationship with north korea and that puts china in a special position in order to be effective in resolving the crises. >> alex in sole. arty in moscow. thanks to you both. next, on "newsroom l.a." new concern about risk from north korea's unannounced missile test. ...it starts a chain reaction... ...that's heard throughout the connected business world. at&t network security helps protect business, from the largest financial markets to the smallest transactions, by sensing cyber-attacks in near real time and automatically deploying countermeasures. keeping the world of business connected and protected. that's the power of and.
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missile flew more than 4,000 miles into the pacific after launching from branden berg airport base in california. emphasizing it was not a response but a long planned test that demonstrates the ability of u.s. to defend itself. republican hawks continuing to press for a tough approach. >> we should have a clear message that this threat's not going to mature to the point that it can hit america with a nuclear tipped ibcm. if we have to use military force we will and i don't believe north korea will ever change until they believe america is clear about the option. >> reporter: conservatives worried after secretary of state rex tillerson appeared to soften the tone. >> we're trying to convey to the north koreans we are not your enemy but you are presented an unacceptable threat to us and we have to respond. >> diplomacy is not giving in.
>> reporter: the white house won't be pinned down on what might happen next. >> as i've said many times before we're not going to broadcast or actions and we're keeping all options on the table. >> reporter: there is a growing sense that in the u.s., action would be a last resort. >> you always have to apply overwhelming force to make sure that your opponent doesn't get the next move. in north korea you don't know what that next move is going to be. >> reporter: a new problem, last friday some 17 to 9 minutes before north korea's latest icbm test missile hit the water, an air france flight flew through a corridor who miles from the impact zone. by the time the missile hit the airplane was dozens of miles away. but north korea doesn't warn when and where its launches are happening. aifruation say it wouldn't a close call for the plane being at risk of a shoot down but
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in e-mails and texts, now invading theaters around the world. "the emoji movie" premiered in north america last weekend. here is the thing. it's receiving a lot, a lot of thumbs-down, and sad faces. the movie is now vying for the title of worst reviewed film of 2017. and at one point boasting a truly rotten, rotten tomato score of 0%. joining me now is entertainment report segun. let me read you some of the reviews. this is vox. it's amazing that we can put a man on the moon, but movies like this still somehow get made. yikes. vulture. if only my review of this film could be an upside down face emoji. and finally, the new york daily news pretty much the worst movie you'll see all year. segun, it that bad? >> it's not that bad. and here is why it's not that
bad. first of all, you don't want to get on the bad side of rotten tomatoes. that's why i'm wearing red. film critics like anne hornaday at "the washington post," access hollywood, they're like the mafia. they can make or break a movie. but this movie is making money. so the creators of the emoji movie, they're laughing all the way to the bank. it's not made for adults. it's made for kids. if you're a grown-up using emojis, shame on you, not the makers of the movie. >> i'm using eemojis still, so that makes me worried. >> but you're a pretty girl. by the way, love the green. see this, the red, green? >> keep focused. >> something about growing up using emoji. >> yes, if you're a grown-up and using emojis, it's the wrong thing. this movie, here is the thing, a lot of critics that review the movie review movies based on their own sensibilities, their ethnic background and age range. a movie like the emoji movie where it seems kiddy and silly
and dumb, it's for kids. is everything going to be "the lion king" and frozen and deep as a cartoon? no. it's not. but when you're retreading ground with emojis and angry birds. >> and lego movie. >> and you're making sequel after sequel, they're for kids. kids eat this stuff up. >> it is worth pointing out with its initial 0% review, 0% score on rotten tomatoes, it does join a club on rotten tomatoes. let's remind our viewers of other films in the 0%. superbabies, baby geniuses 2. dawn patrol, max steel. sort of kind of heard of that. but don't you become cool in a whole different way? anti-culture kind of way? >> it's like sharknado, all right. it's those movies where attack of the killer tomatoes. it's the movies that are so bad that they're good. and let's be honest, there are movies that have done really well at the box office that have
been panned at the box office. coming to america when it first came out, one of the most quoted movies in teddy murphy lexicon. everybody talks about that movie. it got bad reviews. friday got bad reviews and people watch that. >> i still watch that. >> i still watch. so there are movies that critics love. la la land, where hollywood gives itself a nice warm hug and loves itself for doing a musical, which is retread ground. or the artists, the best silent film ever made that year. hollywood loves it when you do movies about hollywood. emoji movie is just silly. >> speaking of retreading ground, i think you hit on a point there, we are seeing a trend. we're seeing a trend of more and more films being made, taking into account established ideas, narratives, franchises. if you will, baked in fan bases. which one thinks or would naturally assume is because producers are getting worried about taking politicses.
a risks. they think it means you have a greater chance of success at the box office. >> well, that's what they're hoping because of that built-in fan base. when you see how good these marvel movies are doing, when you have comic books that have a built-in fan base, why would you stray away and do something original? moonlight didn't do well at the box office. la la land, it did okay, but it didn't do what wonder woman did. so as long as you can have a built-in groundswell of supporter, trust me, if i'm the creator of emoji movies, i'm making emoji movie 3. until you take the pen out of my hand, you're going get emoji movies all day. it made almost $26 million against dunkirk. >> what your favorite emoji? >> i do the hissy face because because i'm a lady's man. >> really. my favorite one is jazz hands. >> stop! it is not. >> we're going to end it there.
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