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attorney general jeff sessions. >> moore was supported by former white house strategist steve bannon. he was ousted twice once for refusing to follow the supreme court's ruling legalizing gay marriage. moore campaigned on a platform of placing christianity at the center of public life. >> he spoke to president trump who con gragratulated him on th victory. the president was active on twitter deleting three recent tweets he had posted supporting luther strange. >> reporter: good morning. well, of course this was a republican primary election on the surface, but really it was about so much more than that. it was the latest in the battle for the soul of the republican party. tonight's election dealt a huge blow to the republican
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establishment in washington and a significant blow to the president who of course endorsed the opponent of judge roy moore who is the victor. >> we can support the president. don't let anybody in the press think that because he supported my opponent that i do not support him and support his agenda. >> reporter: this was a race about the insiders versus the outsiders, the grass roots versus the establishment and of course the president against so many in his base. instead, many of the president's top supporters like sarah palin and steve bannon, the former senior advisor came out in support of judge roy moore who is very much the outsider. someone who had never worked in washington, someone who talked routinely about draining the swamp. the president made it clear why he was supporting luther strange saying it was all about loyalty. at that same rally and almost the same breath the president wondered allowed with senator
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strange standing not too far away whether he'd made a mistake supporting senator strange. the president presumably now trying to come to terms with that embarrassment. the president also said that no matter who won this race that he would support him against the democrat doug jones. snoor all right. tha . >> quite a show last night in alabama. of course there's still a democratic challenger to contend with, but this is really interesting about what it says, i think, for the republican establishment. already shaken over the past year and now what message does this send? >> well, when you have both president trump and mitch mcconnell going -- donald trump went down there to campaign in fact, for senator luther strange, now outgoing so he really put his muscle kind of behind him but i think this is
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actually ultimately a bigger deal for mitch mcconnell, both moore and strange had talked about their -- the way they liked the trump agenda. they'd said nice things about trump, so this is probably a bigger deal for mitch mcconnell who had put a lot of resources, senate leadership campaign. the superpac had really tried to get luther strange elected here, so this is a big blow for them and it will ultimately drag the senate to the right. so it will make them even more difficult for people like mitch mcconnell on capitol hill to get the legislation passed. >> mitch mcconnell pouring money into that runoff alone. interesting for steve bannon who's left the white house, he was really out there campaigning for moore, ray moore as i think the president called him at a number of moments but we'll move on from that. here's what steve bannon said
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about the environment in terms of raising money moving forward. >> you're going to see in state after state after state, people who follow the model of judge moore that do not need to raise money from the fat cats in washington, d.c., new york city, silicon valley. >> okay. combine that with bob corker, chairman of the senate foreign relations committee, very influential, very much, i guess you could say establishment deciding not to run again in 2018. what does this mean though for that 2018 environment? >> well, somebody like bob corker who is, i would say, like a senator's senator, a very, you know, statesman sort of a figure who wants to work across party lines, compare that with roy moore. corker is leaving. compare that with roy moore who you know, if he can win the election in december will be coming in, a fire brand who has twice kicked out of husband job
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-- his job in alabama. you have this partisan, people who are at the poles of the parties are in control of them it feels like in washington. somebody like steve bannon who before was a french character, went into the white house and now he's -- he's on the winning side of these races. it's -- it's definitely a switch. >> the president yesterday saying he was not preoccupied by the nfl controversy, preoccupied away from dealing with puerto rico. but let me ask you, how serious is the puerto rico challenge for this presidency? he can say we're getting great reviews, but you have three million people essentially in the dark and 44% of the island doesn't have clean drinking water. what is the risk for the president here optically with the puerto rico mess? >> you know, i think it depends on how much the public really engages with it. you don't see it dominating headlines in a way that other natural disasters have. probably unfortunately hurricane
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katrina was something that was blanketed on tv screens. we haven't quite seen that with puerto rico yet for probably a variety of reasons, but you know, as the devastation becomes more clear they will have to find a way to do something there and you know, to pass legislation, to get money down there and they're going to need to do that. >> the representative from puerto rico on cnn yesterday said this could become trump's katrina if he doesn't act fast, so hopefully that relief is going to get there. we'll see you in about 30 minutes. the president's long awaited h tax overhaul is finally here. will we get real details? sources are telling us not many, leaving room for negotiation, of course. there's a lot of constituencies at play here. the corporate rate slashed to
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20 20%. it would cut the top rate to 35%. bumps the lowest rate 2 points higher. the plan though would also double the standard deductions so many low income earners could pay no taxes. still details are fluid. trump has said he's open to raising taxes on the rich, something that many of the conservatives in the house don't want to raise taxes on anyone. according to two republicans briefed on the latest plan, it instructs the tax writing committee to raise more money from the top end. so today's proposal will likely lack specifics as they iron this all out. it won't alienate any republicans as opposed to tax hikes. no word yet on how the plan would be paid for. the white house has said only three deductions are safe. charitable contributions, the mortgage interest deduction and retirement savings. think about all those big blue states with really high state
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and local taxes. connecticut, new york, new jersey, california. you could raise a lot of money that way but that will raise the tax bill. >> a blue state so he's not overly concerned. do you think the specifics come from the house or the white house? >> the white house is laying out its -- they've all been talking to each other this whole way along. >> so you think they'll be al n align aligned? >> i think there will be a frame work which they will all start horse trading. >> president trump refocusing efforts on puerto rico surprising some on his own team by announcing a trip there next week. recovery still chugging along after hurricane maria. we're live in san juan, next. what started as a passion... ...has grown into an enterprise. that's why i switched to the spark cash card from capital one. now, i'm earning unlimited 2% cash back
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president trump intensifying his response to puerto rico. now there's an increased urgency in the white house. the president surprising staffers by announcing he does plan to travel to puerto rico next week. >> we're told he demanded aides set up that trip after his homeland security advisor returned from the island. the president made it clear there is no such thing as overresponding ordering all elements of the government to plan for long-term support for puerto rico and the u.s. virgin islands. >> and this late night tweet, america's hearts and prayers are with the people of puerto rico and the virgin islands. we will get through this together. the president was found on the defensive pushing back claims that his administration fumbled the response to the hurricane relief effort. >> we've gotten a pluses on texas and in florida and we will also on puerto rico, but the
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difference is this is an island sitting in the middle of the ocean and it's a very big ocean and we're doing a really good job. >> it's out many the ocean. you can't just drive your trucks there from other states. >> it's a big ocean. the pentagon is planning to deploy the hospital ship to help with the crisis and the u.s. air force is sending additional aircraft to ramp up daily relief missions. the biggest challenge is getting emergency supplies in and people out. only 10 commercial flights a day are landing on the island. one airline source says planes are deporting from san juan with empty seats because damaged equipment is dramatically slowing tsa screenings. we're live at the airport this morning with a look at the conditions there. good morning to you. how is it? >> reporter: it is not a pretty picture, dave. good morning to you as well. ant a week after hurricane maria
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slammed puerto rico with category 4 winds this is what you're seeing. frustration and people trying to get off the island, but simply unable to. several people, families that i've spoken to have been here for several days. we were here last night and spoke to several people in line and they're still here right now. this line has been forming since 11:00 a.m. yesterday. some folks already have tickets for flights that have been cancelled before. some have tickets for flights today that they're hoping to get on, but there's no one at the counter right now to attend to them. we've seen people sleeping on the floor, people with very young children as well. the difficulty here is in getting people organized. unfortunately, the storm took out air traffic control for this airport. it is largely inoperative right now and so flights that are coming in have to come in at a certain altitude. it limits the number of flights and also the kind of plane that can come into puerto rico. apart from that tsa equipment is
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badly damaged as well. something as simple as printing out a boarding pass is proving difficult. so you have people by the thousands coming to the airport every day trying to get off the island, but it's a gamble. as you said, only ten commercial flights leaving puerto rico every day. many of these folks in line will likely be here the entire day and perhaps back again tomorrow. >> brutal conditions there. thank you so much for the live reporting from san juan. it is not getting better any time soon. >> they've been losing population since about 2005. about 400,000 people have left puerto rico for jobs in texas, houston in particular, the houston area and in florida and you know, katrina, post katrina, new orleans has fewer people than before katrina. you just wonder what this all means for life in puerto rico. all right. 16 minutes past the hour. packers quarterback aaron rodgers has a plan for this
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join them in promoting equality. >> we're going to continue to show love and unity and this week, we're going to ask the fans to join in as well and come together and show people that we can be connected and we can grow together. >> the packers players released a statement last night saying they represent all individuals with diverse backgrounds who desire equality, tolerance, justice and that is the reason for their display of solidarity. kneel or stand? the steelers took a vote to decide what they would do during the national anthem last sunday. the result, stand in the tunnel so the team wouldn't be forced into a precarious situation. that plan caused great controversy when villanueva got separated from the rest of the time. head coach mike tomlin said he's
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tired of the infusion of politics. >> you're asking us about right or left, we're a football group. that's what you guys don't understand. we don't care largely professionally speaking. we have personal opinions, yes, professionally we're about to kick a ball off. do you ever wonder what's going through a man's head as he stands there respectfully listening to the anthem? he's probably thinking about what's going to happen when that ball kicks off. if you ask them who did the anthem after the ball is kicked off they probably couldn't tell you. ever think about that? ♪ the land of the free and the home of the brave ♪ >> that's joey odoms a member of the national guard who served in afghanistan and is now the former national anthem singer for the baltimore ravens. he announced yesterday that he es ooresigning after three
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seasons after what he calls an ethical decision which resulted from the tone and action from a large number of nfl fans. he feels unwelcome and he doesn't belong on the field anymore. he had met coach harbaugh will he told the coach he wanted to be the team's anthem singer. as the people of puerto rico deal with the devastation caused by hurricane maria several athletes in the united states have stepped up with donations and have started crowd funding sites. mavericks player j.j. barea offered to transport food, water and supplies to his home country. >> he's been awesome. i asked him one time and he said yeah. so all the puerto ricans and all the latinos in dallas and houston, they helped put all this together, so thanks to everybody. it's really, really bad down here. >> incredible gesture from the
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team's owner to help one of his players help others. >> yeah, that's what made the difference in harvey, j.j. watt, he raised more than 37 million at last check to athletes can make a huge difference here. 25 minutes past the hour. the republican establishment is in turmoil and the president's top strategist is fine with that. >> you're going to see in state after state after state people that follow the model of judge moore that do not need to raise money from the elites, from the capitalists, from the fat cats in washington, d.c., new york city, silicon valley. >> a big loss in alabama. another health care defeat. bob corker's decision to leave the senate. what's the future for the grand ole party? t-mobile's unlimited now includes netflix on us. that's right, netflix on us.
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roy moore, opening the door for other newcomers looking to shake up the party in 2018. >> president trump pivots to puerto rico trying to silence critics saying the disaster response has been slow. he's now deploying resources and planning a trip to wort rpuerto next week. >> i have plenty of time on my hands. all i do is work. >> and the president says he's not preoccupied with the national anthem controversy. more than two dozen tweets later he's still not letting up on the nfl. welcome back to early start, everybody. i'm dave briggs. >> i'm christine romans. puerto rico needs more help. an american tragedy the news called it. puerto rico needs a plan and it needs resources immediately and not just immediate disaster relief but it's got to rebuild a power grid. >> it needs drinking water
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desperately. >> a major blow to the republican establishment. roy moore winning the alabama senate runoff defeating luther strange who was backed by president trump in the race for the senate seat vacated by attorney general jeff sessions. >> moore was supported by former white house chief strategist steve bannon. he was ousted twice as alabama's chief justice including once for refusing to follow the supreme court's ruling legalizing gay marriage. more campaign on a platform of christianity at the center of the public's life. >> the president said nothing about the race as he returned to the white house late tuesday but he was active on twitter deleting three recent tweets he had posted supporting luther strange. alex was at moore's election headquarters in montgomery, alabama. >> reporter: good morning. well, of course this was a republican primary election on the surface, but really it was
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about so much more than that. it was the latest in the battle for the soul of the republican party. tonight's election dealt a huge blow to the republican establishment in washington and a significant blow to the president who of course endorsed the opponent of judge roy moore who is the victor. >> we can support the president. don't let anybody in the press think that because he supported my opponent that i do not support him and support his agenda. >> reporter: this was a race about the insiders versus the outsiders, the grass roots versus the establishment and of course the president against so many in his base. instead, many of the president's top supporters like sarah palin and steve bannon, the former senior advisor came out in support of judge roy moore who is very much the outsider, someone who had never worked in washington, someone who talked routinely about draining the swamp. the president made it clear why he was supporting luther strange in a rally in alabama on friday
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saying it was all about loyalty. at that same rally and almost the same breath the president wondered allowed with senator strange standing not too far away whether he'd made a mistake supporting senator strange. he said that if strange lost he would suffer a major embarrassment. the president presumably now trying to come to terms with that embarrassment. the president also said that no matter who won this race that he would support him against the democrat, doug jones. >> looks like he was wondering aloud whether it was the right strategy. >> i think he wondered throughout the last week. the headline on brietbart, establish gop brought to its knees. what does this mean for president trump? let's bring in politics digital director. let's talk about what this means for president trump, tweeted about this repeatedly even though he's deleted some of those tweets strangely overnight here's what trump said a couple of days ago. this was friday about what will happen if luther strange loses.
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>> if luther doesn't win, they're not going to say we picked up 25 points in a very short period of time. they're going to say donald trump, the president of the united states was unable to pull his candidate across the line. it is a terrible, terrible moment for trump. this is total embarrassment. >> well, he gave us the material. is that correct? >> well, he was, in fact, unable to pull his candidate across the line. he went down there, he talked to the people in alabama. alabama was one of the first places he visited as a candidate to have one of those big trump rallies a couple of years ago so it's a place that trump, you know, knows that he can tap into. he wasn't able to bring this across the line. he was, however, i will point out, aligned with mitch mcconnell, the senate majority leader in this race and that might be the bigger implication
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here. it's not so much a trump issue because we had people on both sides of trump essentially in there. we had steve bannon whispering on one side and trump himself kind of half heartedly endorsing strange on the other side. the bigger deal is probably for mitch mcconnell who was all in for luther strange, who really wanted that vote in his caucus and now he's going to have to deal with roy moore who is a happy iconclast and likes to rock the boat. >> steve bannon was campaigning for judge moore frankly and was saying to people, a vote for moore is a vote for trump so they were trying to have it both ways. listen to what he said about how this should be the model for republican races. >> state after state after state, people that follow the model of judge moore, that do not need to raise money from the elites, from the capital lists, from the fat cats in washington,
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d.c., new york city, silicon valley. >> interesting. right? that got a lot of -- is he right? >> yeah. well, and i would point out this is the first sort of stall p ca anti republicans. mcconnell had a very good record of picking senate candidates and getting them to be the anti establishment. folks going back i think four years to win -- richard lueger lost some four years ago. this will send shock waves throughout the senate. he had spent a lot of money on this race. >> front page of the new york times, republicans drop measure to undo health care law. they're not even going to have the vote. there may have been many more noes that we don't know about. what is next for health care? what does it mean for republicans when they run again
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for 2018? >> it's dead for now and you can't see something else happening unless they figure out some magical way to come up with a bill that 50 or more republicans can get behind, or the makeup of the senate changes. one of those two things. basically it's not going to happen until there's a development. >> today the focus turning on tax reform or tax cuts. i'm hearing more tax cuts, but the president is going to outline that today in indiana. we'll hear it from his own words. will the president be able to, i guess, you know, carry the water of tax reform better than he did on health care reform? >> republicans have wanted to do this for a long time but the tax system is just full of mine fields. no issue hits americans in the pocketbook like this one, obviously. when you talk about ways to pay for these tax cuts, that's doing away with tax incentives that people have other places and
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it's hard to see how they -- how they come by with that. mitch mcconnell has been much more bullish on tax reform. >> you can get some democrats on board, because president obama wanted to cut the corporate tax rate as well. there's some bipartisanship there as well. i want to ask you about these new ads on facebook. the senate intelligence committee chair said it looks more like the use of these russian linked accounts was about creating chaos across the political spectrum. gun rights and black lives matter around cultural issues and more chaos than collusion. there still is not a lot of transparency of what was happening on facebook. what do you make of this new development? >> there's not -- i would love to see what hose those ads were. we've heard them now described i think -- dillon biers has a
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report on this. ads that were against black lives matter and it was more about -- it wasn't about pushing up trump and pushing down clinton or something like that, but just about creating this sort of toxic atmosphere in the u.s., which is -- >> amplifying discord. you know, which undermines democracy which is of course the point of all of that. >> thank you, sir. president trump heading to puerto rico next week. part of a public effort to double recovery efforts there. recovery still coming at a very slow pace. we're live in san juan at the airport. tough scene there, next. knowing where you stand has never been easier.
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suffering there. the president surprised staffers with plans to travel to puerto rico next week. the president made it clear there's no such thing as overresponding. every element of the government must plan for long-term support of puerto rico and the u.s. virgin islands. >> and this new compassionate tone from president trump in this late night tweet. america's hearts and prayers are with the people of puerto rico and the u.s. virgin islands. we will get through this together. >> earlier the president defended the hurricane response. >> we've gotten a pluses on texas and in florida and we will also in puerto rico, but the difference is this is an island sitting in the middle of an ocean and it's a big ocean. it's a very big ocean and it -- we're doing a really good job. >> it's out in the ocean. you can't just drive your trucks there from other states. >> or it's about 1,000 miles. the pentagon will deploy the
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hospital ship and the u.s. air force sending additional aircraft to puerto rico and the u.s. virgin islands to ramp up relief missions. >> the biggest challenge is getting emergency supplies in and people out. only ten commercial flights are landing a day on the island. planes are departing with some empty seats partly because damaged equipment is slowing tsa screenings. we're live at the airport and we've been hearing from passengers there who just want to get out. they have family in the united states, mainland, united states. they want to go home to friends and family or find someplace safe and they're stuck in the airport with not a lot of resources and no air conditioning. >> reporter: that's right. some of them are actually people that live in the mainland united states that are on vacation just trying to get home. there's a lot of frustration here. this is the largest airport in puerto rico and people have been coming here since shortly after
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the hurricane trying to get off the island. they're desperate not only for vital resources like food and potable water, much of the island is still without potable water but also with information, several asking us when flights are leaving, and certain airlines are operating. many of them don't have internet and frankly some of the airlines themselves don't have a really clear picture of how they'll be able to operate because there's equipment, sensitive equipment here that is largely inoperative including an air traffic control tower that limits the amount of aircraft can come in, the altitude the aircraft can come in at and the kind of aircraft that can come in. many of these people have been here several days. i was here last night. i want to show you this line. i was here last night speaking to several people in this line that formed at 11:00 a.m. many of them trying to get on a
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southwest flight set to depart at 6:00 this morning. some of these folks have been here more than four days with young children sleeping on the ground. so there's a very deep, deep sense of frustration here. they are hoping that things will soon change and you'll get more than those ten flights that are now leaving puerto rico. >> we can tell you that american airlines says it's got three flights a day there, but st. martin, not operating in st. martin. st. thomas, suspended there and st. croix as well so still a lot of work to do getting help in and people out. thank you. nice to see you. 47 mninutes after the hour. who can help the island? insurance is the first line of defense but only 50% of puerto rican homes have wind insurance. fewer than 1% have flood insurance. that leaves federal aid to make up the difference. fema funds go directly to disaster relief.
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fema's budget has 11 billion through next year and two other hurricanes to deal with. that leaves donations. starbucks, verizon and google have pitched in. celebrities like jennifer lopez pledged a million dollars. puerto rico's economy was in trouble way before this storm. it is crippled by $74 billion in debt, the largest u.s. municipal bankruptcy. who holds, who owns the debt? american savers and investors and wall street pros through hedge funds. really interesting to see if donald trump and his experience with debt and getting out from under a lot of debt could maybe be helpful in dealing with these creditors or maybe forcing some of them to take a hair cut on what they're owed. time for a look on what's coming up on "new day." >> all right. debt's helpful. that's what i just got out of what christine said.
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so let me tell you what's happening on "new day." we have a lot of news to get to. what does roy moore's win in alabama mean? what does it mean for mitch mcconnell, majority leader, what does it mean for donald trump, what does it mean for the country? we have all our best political analysts with us to break it down and then we have bill weir and our producer on the ground in puerto rico. they're going to some of jennifer's old childhood areas, neighborhoods, schools to just see the devastation in port ree c -- puerto rico and whether or not people will be able to rebill. and then i have one of our signature trump voter panels for you where they weigh in on the president's response to puerto rico as well as so many other things. so make sure you tune in at the top of the hour for all of that. we'll see you then. >> your voter panel yesterday was gripping. i've got to tell you about the nfl response. it was gripping. i really enjoyed that. >> i appreciate it because they always say unexpected things.
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pressure on kim jong-un imposing new sanctions on eight north korean banks. let's go live to seoul and bring in paula hancocks. good morning to you. devastating. sounds like what it could be there in south korea. that's the reaction to all this? >> reporter: well, to be honest, dave, this is now becoming almost a daily occurrence when you hear these kind of words from the u.s. president, so no official reaction, no basic reaction really at this point. it's just an ongoing war of words that is intensifying. what would get a reaction though is the new sanctions, the unilateral sanctions from the u.s. eight north korean banks that many of them do business with china. they have been sanctioned by the u.s., 26 individuals, north koreans living in china and in libya and other countries and that's the sort of thing that experts are encouraging because north korea has been under sanctions for many, many years.
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they are very good at finding loopholes, at circumventing these sanctions and they have many front companies, it's known by experts that they just change the name when they are sanctioned so it is an ever changing dynamic and a real chase for the international community to try to stop get the cash getting to north korea to go toward its missile program. >> thanks. following some breaking news out of afghanistan. multiple rockets landing near the international airport in kabul just as u.s. secretary of defense james mattis makes an unannounced visit to the country. secretary mattis had already left the airport when the incident happened. taliban has claimed responsibility claiming the plane mattis was traveling in was the target but there is no proof of that claim. >> all right. the saudi arabian government has finally decided to allow women to drive. a committee is now being formed
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to implement the royal decree. the government will have until june of next year to act on its recommendations. >> the decision has huge implications for the saudi economy and a woman's ability to work. president trump praising the move calling it a positive step forward promoting the rights and opportunities of women in saudi arabia. a long way to go there though for equality. >> let's get a check on moneystream. investors are waiting on one thing and one thing only, u.s. tax reform. president trump unveils details of his tax plan today. expect the u.s. business rate cut to be 20%. that could boost corporate profits, make companies richer. wall street closed flat after fed chief hinted again at a rate hike. tech stocks rebounded. the dow now down four days in a row. richard smith may be out but he still has to testify about equifax's huge data breach and its botched response.
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he announced sudden retirement yesterday. just three weeks after reporting a hack. equifax faces a federal investigation and he's set to testify on capitol hill next week. he walks away without a bonus this year but he could still receive $90 million in salary and stocks. that's according to company filings. that's equivalent for 63 cents for every american exposed in that breach. for the first time twitter changing its character limit doubling it to 280 characters. now, the company is going to test this longer limit on a small portion of users. it's not me, it's not you. >> i'm not in. >> we're not in this test group. they're going to monitor the response for several weeks before making a final decision. twitter says it hopes people will embrace the change. >> i like 140 kashcharacters bee itors you to channel your
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inner hemmingway. >> i agree with you, but if the president is involved in that group that could get interesting on the korean peninsula. >> i don't know if he's in the test group. >> a shock to the republican establishment, roy moore's victory and the alabama senate runoff could open the door for more trouble for mitch mcconn l mcconnell. "new day" has you covered right now. the president took a chance. >> right wing roy moore winning in alabama. >> donald trump was unable to pull his candidate. >> i crossed the line. >> don't think because he supported my opponent that i do not support him. >> this is an establish many versus grassroots battle. >> a plus. on texas and florida and puerto rico. >> don't stop the

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