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>> democratic leaders are blasting the president's plan but one democrat now says he might be able to support it. >> if the middle class does well, then businesses do well. >> senator brown is here to explain. and the president's club, all five living former u.s. presidents ban together. >> make america still a greater volunteer nation. >> just days after two of them made rare components making their concerns public. good morning, i'm dana bash, in for jake tapper in washington where the state of our union is taxing. nine months into the trump administration and the president is giving himself high praise for his self-proclaimed accomplishments so far. late saturday, trump tweeted a string of complemeiments to
himself, but also made rempferee to two major unfinished pieces of business. we will get tax reform and also health care, but no administration has done more in its first nine months than this legislation. passing a budget that paves the way for gop tax reform. president trump is calling for a tax overhaul by the end of the year and says that his attacks on senators from his own party and on his own party are actually helping republicans pass their agenda. >> sometimes it helps, to be honest with you, so we'll see what happens in the end. i think honestly, sometimes it helps, sometimes it gets people to do what they're supposed to be doing. >> the republican lawmaker under the most pressure from senator trump is senator majority leader mitch mcconnell and he joins me from his home state of kentucky. thank you for joining us sir. >> good morning. >> good morning, let's begin
with the republican plan to cut taxes, for years you have said that tax reform should be revenue neutral, means it should not add to the nation's federal debt. take a listen. >> tax reform ought to be revenue neutral, i'm in favor of doing tax reform, but it will have to be revenue neutral, we have a $21 trillion debt. >> the budget passed this week, it is it matestimated that the plan could add to the federal deficit by 1$1.2 billion over tn years. are making changes to this tax code to make it revenue nye federal? >> that's a devastate -- reduces rates for the middle class, which makes it considerably less likely that jobs go overseas by correcting business taxes in such a way that produces more
jobs and opportunity. i actually think it's a fairly conservative estimate of how much growth we're likely to get out of this pro growth tax reform that we're in the middle of accomplishing. >> you're arguing now that they're going to spur growth and that in the end will make the tax cuts pay for themselves, but there's really no evidence historically that that happens, i'll give you some examples, according to the cbo, the reagan tax cuts reduced revenue by $4.4 billion over four years, and the taxcut. >> reagan signed the tax reform 31 years ago today. this is a tax reform bill designed to make america grow more and there was a gush of revenue after the '86 tax reform bill. the two bills that you referred to were different bills, but i would argue that produced more
revenue as well. clearly the '86 tax reform act got america growing again and it lasted for a sustained period of time. and that's the effort that we're under way to accomplish right now, dana. >> you're saying at this end of the day, you want this to be much more than a tax overhaul. are you confident it will not add to the federal deficit? >> this is a conservative estimate of how much growth we're likely to get out of this kind of tax reform. look, we have been studying this for quite a while, we have been waiting for the opportunity doing it, donald trump being elected president and the republicans having a majority in the house and senate, give us an opportunity to accomplish something really important for the american economy, get it growing again. i don't think president trump gets enough credit for doing what he's been doing.
changing people on these boards and commissions that have such a pervasive growth, the fcc, the federal communications commission, the food and drug administrations, and the senate is in the personnel business, we work with him to get the government staff, not to mention justice neil gorsuch and other judicial appointments that are coming through the pipeline that president trump i think didn't get nearly enough credit for the changes that he's brought about that are unrelated to legislation. but we're going to score a big legislative accomplishment here on tax reform in the very near future. >> let me just drill down on one other aspect of taxes and that is the "new york times" reported this week that house republicans are considering a plan to sharply reduce the amount of income that americans can save in tax deferred 401(k) accounts. if your fellow republicans in the house were to push on the
tax, it could mean higher taxes for the middle class. is this a nonstarter in the senate? >> we're just starting to craft the bills, between the ways and means committee and the house, and the ways and means committee in the senate. the goal here is to approximage class taxes down, to prevent job exportation, which really encourage people to go offshore and produce more jobs and opportunity for the american people. that's the goal. the details will be hashed out in these two committees in the coming weeks. >> the devil is definitely in the details as they say. let's talk about health care and the two key senators, bipartisan senate agreement you saw this week, republican alexander and -- will you bring the
alexander-murray legislation to the floor on the senate for a vote? >> well, what i'm waiting is to hear from president trump what kind of health care bill he might sign. if there's a need for some kind of interim step here to stabilize the market, we need a bill the president will actually sign and i'm not certain yet what the president's looking for here. but i'll be happy to bring a bill to the floor if i know president trump would sign it. >> are you not clear because we have had different opinions and different signals of support and opposition from the president this week on this? >> well, i think he hasn't made a final decision, when he does, and i know that we're not just debating it, but actually passing something to be signed, i would be happy to bring it up. >> mr. leader, you were talking about some of the accomplishments you think that the president has not gotten credit for, but i think it is
pretty clear that the president himself, when he's talking about the things that he's not been able to get done, he puts the blame squarely on you. and your republicans and congress and frankly your leadership. take a listen. >> we're not getting the job done. and i'm not going to blame myself, i'll be honest. they are not getting the job done. >> he ee's blaming you. >> i think he's getting a lot more done than he's giving everyone credit for. his appointments, as i said earlier, are absolutely changing the country, the optimism about the economy are picking up, it's related to people he's put in positions in various key places in the federal government. it's related to the supreme court appointments and all the judges we're confirming. all of that the senate is directly involved in. so i think the president ought to give himself a little more credit for the changes he is bringing about, that are turning
the country in a different directi direction. we want to get america growing again. there wasn't a single year of 3% growth with president obama as president, not mon president, not one. the regulatory changes that the president has already brought about are getting things done. >> you're bringing up some of the things that are being done, but at the end of the day, there's very open tension between you and your fellow republicans on capitol hill and the president. and the president himself was asked just this weekend about his own attacks on fellow republicans and he said he thinks those attacks are helpful, because they get people to do what they're supposed to be doing. you've been on the receiving end of several of those attacks, do they help you get legislation through the senate, sir? >> i'm not particularly concerned about all of this. what we're interested in is achieving an agenda for the
american people. and the president's agenda and our agenda are one and the same. we're thrilled to have somebody in the white house who supports what this house and senate republican majority's been wanting to have an opportunity to do for a long time. and so i refuse to get diverted off on the various comments that may be made at one time or another. let's try to accomplish these things for the american people, we're in the process of it. >> do you trust the president in these negotiations? do you trust the president as a partner in getting these things done? >> i do. >> okay. let's talk about former trump advisor steve bannon, he declared war on you and the rest of the republican establishment this week, take a listen. >> mitch, i don't know if you're watching today, i've been getting calls, it's like before the ides of march. the only question, and this is just analogy or metaphor,
whatever you want to call it. we're just waiting to find out who's going to be brutus with your julius caesar. >> what do you think of steve bannon's specific goal of taking you out as leader. >> that kind -- by nominating people who couldn't win in november. in order for the president's agenda to advance, we have to be able to elect people who support the agenda. so these interparty smikirmishe are whether or not we can nominate a candidate. in 2014 and 2016, we nominated candidates that can actually win elections, we took it in 2014 and kept it in 2016. so these are interparty squirmishes that are about winning the election. >> now he has a brutus who
doesn't necessarily care about keeping the seat, they just want republicans who support you. >> most republicans want us to win elections, because i always remind people the winners of elections make policy and the losers go home and go into some other kind of work. these skirmishes will occur in the primaries, they have happened in recent years. the years in which we have dominated people who could win, we took the majorities and years in which we didn't, we lost. it's all about whether we can maintain control and achieve the things that the president and ourselves want to achieve for the american people. >> senate majority leader mitch mcconnell, thank you for joining me this morning. i appreciate it. >> thank you. and he has been a constant critic of president drumtrump, now one democratic president says he will work with the
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support. >> thank you very much. i just want to say this is something that will be really unique, the timing is right. i have had people on both sides that i promised not to mention the names of the people on the other sides, or names, but a lot of people are liking this very much and i think we'll have tremendous support. >> one of the key groups the president is courting, democrats up for re-election in states that went for trump in 2016. and senator sharrod brown from ohio is one of those democrats. he attended a meeting on tax reform at the white house this week, indicating he is open to supporting the president's plan, with some changes. senator brown is also a member of the finance committee, which helps write the tax plan and joins me now from columbus, ohio. good morning, senator, thank you for joining us. so during last year's presidential campaign, you were one of the president's toughest critics, i want our viewers to
listen. >> the one thing we know for sure is donald trump looks out only for donald trump no matter who he steps on along the way. trump proposes tax cuts too, $3 trillion for millionaires like himself, and $2 trillion for corporations likes his. >> sounded like you struck a different tone when you went on fox news this week before meeting with the president. take a listen. >> the president wants to do two things, he wants to give significant relief to working families, and he wants to make sure that corporations are patriotic, that corporations actually pay decent wages and keep their jobs in this country. >> that's pretty out of step with your leadership and many in the democratic party. what is your view right now after having met with the president on taxes? is it something that you can work with him on? >> well, it's not out of step at
all with what my party pawants do. the president's made some comments in the last two weeks when he did an interview with "forbes" magazine, and in the speeches he's given, he said he wants to reward those corporations who pay good wages and do their operations in this country, and he wants tax reform for the middle class, that's not what mitch mcconnell wants to do. if you don't outpace jobs, you do your manufacturing in this country, you get a tax break, and my family tax act will put a lot of money in the pockets of working class family. the president's paid lip service to that, he does that, it's a different tax bill. the president either decides to work with democrats on issues
like i just talked about. the patriot corporation act, which he said at that meeting that he likes, or he throws in with mcconnell and the billionaires. he's at a fork in the road, if he throws in with democrats, they'll support it. but if he votes to keep jobs in the united states, if he does that, it's a bipartisan bill. that's what i've been saying all along. >> it sounds like you're encouraged by what you learned this week. and you had this experience behind closed doors at the white house, do you think the president is going to kind of queue to what you and the other democrats want or if he is going to go with what, as you said, the republicans in the senate and house want. >> you walk into the white house and it looks far too much like a retreat for goldman-sachs.
the president wants to do trickle down economics, big tax cuts for the wealthiest people in the country and hope it trickles down and they say it's budget nye centreutral, it's ne that throughout history, it didn't do that through hoover to bush to bush 2. i know what he said in that meeting, he said he likes the patriot corporation act. and he likes the idea of a real working family tax relief act. again, if he chooses that path, democrats will work with him. if he goes the mcconnell way, and you just saw in this show when you were asking those questions, dana, if you go the mcconnell way you'll wind up with tax breaks lowering the income tax rate for those who make over $400,000. cutting the corporate tax rate but doing almost nothing for working class families. that's not what the american
people want, there's little public support for that. >> mitch mcconnell made it sound like he and the president are on the same page. but you're telling us based on your discussions at the white house, they're not? >> it's clear that mcconnell and the president are not on the same page on a lot of things, look at the clip you ran of steve bannon and what he said. mcconnell is in a tough place, but mcconnell has chosen to mix metaphors to sleep in this bed he made and he's got to figure out what he does. but fundamentally, the president's got to decide, is he going to go with his campaign comments, about focussing on the middle class, bringing jobs home, not continuing tax plans that outsource jobs, like mcconnell wants, is he going to
go the family tax relief act, or is he going to go with mcconnell, and that's the fork in the road and so far the jury's out. >> quickly, could you just tell me if you think that your progressive colleagues and friends like bernie sanders who called the trump tax plan bad economic policy, are making a mistake and just opposing the president on tax reform? >> i think people are now conflating -- the mcconnell tax bill is now by some called the trump tax plan. again, it's a fork in the road, you follow what -- we don't even see a bill yet, that's the first thing, but what's leaked out is the mcconnell plan and the mcconnell plan has kind of become the trump plan too, but the president's come to a fork in the road and he has to decide which way he's going to go.
i'm still hopeful from that conversation, i'm going to keep pushing for it. >> we have a lot more to discuss, the feud between the congresswomannd president trump, she's now saying that the white house is full of white supremacists. now jimmy carter is unabashedly coming to trump's defense. his stunning comments ahead. "grandma! grandpa!" ♪ thanks mom. here we are. look, right up to here. principal. we can help you plan for that.
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welcome back to "state of the union." i'm joined again by democratic senator sharrod brown of ohio. senator, there has been a major back and forth this week between the white house and congresswoman fredericka wilson. it all stems from the president's call to the widow of a fallen soldier. the congresswoman said this week
that the white house is full of white supremacists. you were at the white house this week, do you agree with her? >> i agree that steve bannon is a white supremacist and stephen miller seems to be. you know what's really interesting about this, dana, is when the president attacks people like that, he almost never calls them by name, i think he thinks that it demeans them or if he mentioned the name, mentions the serviceman who gave his life for his country, if he mentions him by name, or the african-american congresswoman's name, maybe he thinks he's uplifting them too much for what he's trying to do. it's sad, it's worse than sad that the president engages in this kind of name calling, without the name and tries to demean people that way and gets in these fights.
i just wish he could apologize, it didn't come out right, it didn't come out right, of course i respect the congresswoman by name and mention the woman by name, it would be a nice touch if the president would once in a while argument that way, instead of always attack, always demean, the way he does so often. >> i want to know what you think about president jimmy party, what he said in the "new york times" this week. he said it's important for north korea and the united states to be involved in direct talks. do you think that president trump should take president carter up on that offer? >> that's between him and the state department and the former president. i these we should do whatever we can to engage directly as we can with the north koreans, i think it starts with the sanctions, putting pressure. i know how we have been successful in keeping iran from
going down its nuclear path because of sanctions and then direct negotiations. i think that only works with north korea starting with china and the financial bank sanctions that we have worked with on china and korea. whether the president carter can be helpful is up to president carter and president trump to decide that. >> just one more question, because this jimmy carter interview was really fascinating with maureen dowd. he also said that, he went after the media, saying that the media are not fair to trump. i think they feel free to declare that trump is mentally deranged and everything else without hesitation. what do you make of that? >> i don't know. i very much respect president carter, i know his grandson fairly well and i love that family. i don't know -- i think the media has not been unfair to trump. i think that trump has made it a point of attacking the media, and calling all of you, dana,
enemies of the people. some disclosure, my wife is a journalist and a novelist as i think you know, dana. and so maybe i disclaim interest in this. but i think that this president has done that no president ever had. look at what senator mccain recently said, look what the second president bush said, not specifically mentioning trump but referring to his demeanor and the way he's acted. i think that's a pretty clear call. >> final question, senator elizabeth raiser in cleveland recently, is there any chance we'll have a brown-warren ticket in cleveland? >> i don't think there's any chance of that. >> senator, thank you for joining me this morning, appreciate it. and two former presidents
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against president trump. but in a brand-new interview, another former president jimmy carter is coming to the president's defense, the current president, that is. we're back with our panel now, welcome all of you. carter cold maureen dowd of the "new york times," he's being to go to north korea for trump. and he also talked about the media coverage of trump. i'll read you the whole quote. he said i think the media have been harder on trump than any other president, certainly that i have known about. i think they feel free to claim that trump is mentally deranged and everything else without rezation. >> what you see in that article is jimmy carter doing what jimmy carter does. he deals with leaders who have outsized egos. he taking a role on north korea, by taking a very generous posture on president trump.
>> on the issue of the nfl, he said, quarter was less sympathetic, i think they ought to find a different way to object, to demonstrate. i would rather see all of the players stand during the american anthem. >> with all due respect to one of my favorite presidents, who's had one of the best post presidencies in the country of this country, he's wrong. and that's is blessing of the united states of america, question can hold our leaders accountable no matter what they say. jim ym ymy carter -- even in th article, he goes further and he talks about confederate monum t monuments and him wanting confederate monuments to stay up. i think that's wrong as well.
i think as a democrat, we give him a little leeway, but we still criticize that. >> he pressed all the trump buttons in this interview, he knows what he's doing. >> he does. and as you know, jimmy carter fancies himself as someone who negotiated the last deal with north korea, i think he sees a role in the donald trump administration in doing that. most of the former presidents he was up on stage with, have sort of dismissed him in a lesser light. the picture of him standing alone with the others standing together. this is a way to put himself in the middle of the national stage with someone he thinks he can work with. and we'll wait and see whether that tu turns out. >> one of the most interesting things he said in there is about
china, he says we are un underestimating what -- his offer to go to north korea, i don't think most people think makes sense, would make sense, because you don't need a high level envoy at this point, you probably need behind the scenes negotiations. >> let's look at some other former presidents who came out this week, your former boss, president obama did, but also to me the most fascinating speech was of george w. bush, didn't mention trump by narme, but it was pretty clear who he was talking about. listen to part of it. >> bigotry seems embolden, our politics seem more vulnerability to conspiracy theories a. >> i covered george w. bush, i knew the way that he operated, and he hoped that former presidents would operate when he was in the oval office, and we have seen the way he has conducted himself after.
he bites his tongue, he's not now. >> this is the difference between george w. bush looking at a democratic president who he knows he's going to disagree with and his policies are very different and george w. bush fighting for the soul of the republican party. i think that's what was going on here, i mean the comments he made, whether it had to do with immigration, or whether it had to do with economic or national security policy, is all about fighting the ground. trump has gone after the establishment, who's the establishment? george bush is the establishment. donald trump has gone after him. barack obama went after him for everything. but bush said, quewell i expect that, they're the other side. but this is my party. that's why he standed up to fight. >> i agree with rick, he's standing up for the heart and soul of the republican party. but deeper than that, he's
fighting for the soul of this country. we're at a place now, where you hear this nationalist refrain, blood and soil, that's what the country is about. which is a euphemism about this is a country about race, about our blood and other things. that's not what america is about. america is about most principally the inherent liberty for all. and to have these former presidents break that code and decide to come out and speak to reaffirm those truths, the truths upon which our entire country again is based, is absolutely crucial, not only for the party, and i agree with rick said, but also for the country. >> it's a troubling trajectory that the republican party is on. right now the republican party is the party of roy moore, r. i do think that bush wgeorge bu
talking about the -- the fact that bigotry and white supremacy have no place in this country. and kudos, this is still the same george w. bush that got us in iraq, we can't forget that. but kudos to george w. bush for realizing where we are as a country and pushing to make us a more perfect union. >> president trump doesn't seem to want to let it go, he's tweeting again this morning about congresswoman fredericka wilson, calling her a disaster after she claimed he was insensitive in a call to a gold star widow. that's next. today. ney, for spending makes it easy to tell you apart. that, and i am better looking. i heard that. when it's time to get organized for retirement, it's time to get voya. we danced in a german dance group. i wore lederhosen.man. when i first got on ancestry i was really surprised that i wasn't finding all of these germans in my tree.
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and i would think that every one of them appreciated it. i was very surprised to see this, to be honest with you. >> that was president trump talking over the weekend to maria bartiromo, talking about this controversy with florida congresswoman fredericka wilson and we're braack with our panel. i just want to show what the president ais tweeting again. wacky congresswoman wilson is the gift that keeps on giving for the republican party. a disaster for dems. a gift for the republican party? >> i would say that she does not perform well in my opinion in front of the cameras. look, i don't necessarily disagree with donald trump with the way that he's approaching this. donald trump has done what he said he was going to do. he's called people. he's tried to relate to them, you know, his empathy for the
deaths of these troops and, you know, he described at least from everything i see, described a situation of past presidents fairly accurately. so i don't think this is one, if i was the democrats that i would be pounding away at this one. i think the president has true empathy for those who have died under his watch and he is doing everything he can to let them know that he cares about them. >> but the white house has seemed to dig hole after hole in saying precisely that. having the chief of staff talk about a video and a whole bunch of other things that made the story more about them than you were talking about. >> and president trump doesn't have a strong record of honoring men and women who have served. he stood at the wall at the ceo
where people are commemorated who have lost their lives, and talked about crowd size. there's a lot that president obama did, president bush did, many presidents before them, that was never publicized and never talked about. and he made this about himself. general kelly, i think is the one who unfortunately, unintentionally or not is caught in the cross fire here a bit. because he has become a very credible spokesperson for the white house, coming out and speaking at the podium. what he did on thursday, the first half of his speech was. >> referee: -- the second half we now is full of misinformation and was full of racial overtones s that general kelly who is the chief of staff of president trump, i think it is, but they have made it about themselves and not in a positive way. >> amen. i don't know what to follow that. but the fact is, you can say
whatever you want to say about congresswoman wilson, she's the only one in this scenario that's been honest from the beginning. and number one, there is a problem with her identity, in fact she was a mentor to this young man, she was a family friend, she knew this person. and my heart goes out to her as well as the family. there are two things, donald trump lied and general kelly lied about congresswoman wilson. but we're not talking about the major issue, which is why four men in uniform died in niger? that's the question, why did they die? >> i think that is a question, i think the major issue is we ought to be turning our attention to the families, who are the victims of this attack, towards the fallen. it's just so unfortunate that we have a president that goes out with a tweet, attacking a congresswoman, who is doing her job plus some. she has this mentor ship program, that's how she knew la
david johnson. i do think the president ought to be giving the benefit of the doubt on his call to the widow. you know, he didn't set out to make that call in a way that would create problems. he didn't do that. he had good intentions. did it deliver it perhaps in a less than ideal way? maybe, probably. we don't know. he set out with passive intentions. why he isn't being given the credit or the benefit of the doubt because of his past attacks on our veterans. >> before we go, i have to ask, this is my favorite fun story of the weekend, maybe fun is not the -- interesting, fascinating, president trump said this week that he is not going to block the release of classified documents related to the assassination of president kennedy. subject to further information, i will be allowing the president the long classified block of jfk
files to be released. >> i do think they should be released. but i this is it is going to cause a flurry of speaconspirac theories. if he said i'm going to delay the release of these documents, there would be even more conspiracy theories. >> the one issue i will say, there's been 58 of pa lot of pu fascination, but this is a president who's guilty of being a conspiracy theory, and the kennedy family has not been consulted be the release. >> does this mean that ted cruz's father will be exposed? and a stark warning from the cia director, the u.s. needs to assume that kim jong-un is on the cusp of being able to hit the ice with a missile, how
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