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returns, and why is he now suing the bank that has agreed to hand over his financial records? first up, that attempted coup that's under way right now in venezuela. you may find some of the scenes on the ground disturbing. the clashes are extremely violent. this appears to show venezuelan military vehicles plowing into a crowd of opposition protesters, knocking people over, and this happened shortly after opposition leader juan guaido galled on his supporters, both citizens and members of the military, to turn out into the streets in an effort to oust the embattled president nicolas maduro. these are live pictures coming to us from caracas. vice president pence, secretary of state mike pompeo and national security adviser john bolton have all tweeted their support for guaido while venezuela's information minister is calling it a coup and maduro is vowing to win the fight. we have journalists on the ground in caracas.
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we've seen, stefano, protests like this before, but why is this different? >> reporter: yes. brianna, as you said, we've seen these before. the key difference is that we're seeing members of the ministry, people in uniforms, green uniforms, standing side by side with opposition leader juan guaido in this very same square where i'm speaking to you right now. we haven't seen -- we had not seen those images so far. ever since earlier this year, juan guaido declared himself the acting president of venezuela and urged the top brass of the military to abandon nicolas maduro, to effectively defect against the embattled president marredo. so far, those calls were last unheard. what we've seen today is that guaido still really has some support from the military, because next to him were sergeants, lieutenants who spoke, and we were able to speak
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with some of them who has been telling us there's been discontent in the army barracks, discontent within the armed forces for some time and that now is the time to stay put as long as it's needed. those are the words of some of the military that i was able to speak, stay put for as long as it's needed for nicolas maduro to finally step down. as you said, we've been covering these many, many times, many, many months of tension and uprising here in venezuela. what's different today is that there are military men on both sides of the jostle for power. brian in a? >> reporter: and t >> the military is so key to this. juan guaido is saying the military is deserting the president. certainly some members of the military are. is there a sense whether it's reached a point that will turn the tide for guaido? >> that point, brianna, has not
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been reached yet. could be reached later today or in the next few days, perhaps. when we were able to speak with juan guaido in the very early hours of today, we asked him if he knew -- if he was aware of uprisings across the country, not just here in caracas, and he said that, yes, many other military units were raising their support and raising their voices in support of guaido. of course, we haven't been able to confirm any information from the countryside, from the areas of venezuela that's not just caracas. from what we can see heroic and we're in a bastion of anti-maduro opposition for some time right now, we have been seeing tanks of the members of the national guard picking up their arms and say i recognize juan guaido as my commander in
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chief, and that is the most significant development here in caracas as well as a new stage of confrontation because we have seen and witnessed together with our colleagues the light ammunition and fire on both sides and brianna, here, i have in my hands some of the live ammunition that was fired in the streets of caracas earlier today, shots from an ar-15 that the -- that the opposition -- the members of the military switched sides and have joined the opposition where maneuvering. we've seen armed confrontation which is a new development here in venezuela and military men standing side by side with the opposition, another key development, brianna. these two things are the most important facts to report right now from the ground from caracas. brianna. >> thank you so much for that live report. we're going to continue to follow these very important
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developments there in venezuela. first though at the white house today, a discussion of infrastructure with no talk of investigations. this was a pretty extraordinary scene. house speaker nancy pelosi and senate minority leader chuck schumer emerging from a meeting with president trump moments ago using words like constructive and bold. the democratic leaders said they agreed on a figure of $2 billion to rebuild the nation's infrastructure. this meeting is coming over the middle of a war over the democrats investigating the president and both schumer and pelosi said that issue didn't come up. >> while we may have our difficulties in other areas, but we cannot -- we cannot -- we cannot ignore the needs of the american people as we go forward. >> in previous meetings, the president has said if these investigations continue i can't work with you. he didn't bring it up. and so we're going -- i believe we can do both at once. we can come up with some good ideas on infrastructure, and we
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want to hear his ideas on funding. that's going to be the crucial point in my opinion, and the house and the senate can proceed in its oversight responsibilities. the two are not mutually exclusive, and we were glad he didn't make it that way. >> will that continue to be the days though? pamela brown joining us now. is this bipartisanship going to last? >> well, it remains to be seen. what was interesting here is you had a bit of a dichotomy. you heard from the democrats there, chuck schumer and nancy pelosi walking out of this meeting saying it was very productive and saying that basically they can still reach a deal on infrastructure and work with the white house, even with these ongoing investigations, but then you had the president's chief of staff mick mill veiny in l.a. speaking about this issue saying it would be very difficult for any deal to be reached on infrastructure if the democrats continue with their investigations into president trump, so the chief of staff
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certainly casting more doubt on this, but democrats seemed to walk out of this meeting optimistic that something could happen, that a deal could be reached. they talked about this number, 2 trillion that was agreed upon, saying that president trump actually raised the number at 2 trillion, that they started out on something lower, but a lot of these details still need to be hand out. who would pay for this? that's still a big looming question, but the democrats are still looking that the as a positive first step, and this certainly stands in contrast to these past meetings between the democratic leaders and president trump. as you'll recall, brianna, the last meeting when they were there, the president walked out of that meeting. this was before the longest government shutdown in u.s. history. before that there was the contentious televised president trump in the oval office where they got into an argument over the border wall, and so certainly this was a different tone. chuck schumer saying today that there was goodwill in this meeting, that it was productive,
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so we'll have to see from here what happens. but they did make a point that president trump did not bring up the investigations like he had in the past where he said i can't work with you where these investigations are ongoing. they did make a point that that was not brought up during today's meeting. brianna? >> pamela brown, thank you for that report. of course, they say the devil is in the details, and one big detail is how to pay for this $2 trillion infrastructure program as pam was laying how the there. we have dana bash with us. okay. so how are republicans likely to respond when they hear that the -- the "tr" word, $2 trillion >> exactly. look, i think this is so fascinating on so many words. first, what pamela was talking about, the notion of mick mulvaney, not just the president's chief of staff but also a former member of the house, one of the most fiscally conservative, those who were screaming from the rooftops at their own republican leadership about too much spending, so the fact that he is now in the white
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house, although he was notably absent from the white house when this conversation took place about infrastructure, is very telling. and going into 2020 we talked so much understandably about the democrat dynamics. trump has his own dynamics, and although he has so much capital with his base, because he hasn't spent any of it because he pushes base issues day in and day out, this is one that's going to cause him to take -- to take a loan out of the capital bank base if you will because he has not done that, and this is something that although if you ask people do they want better roads and bridges, they will say sure. do you want the federal government to spend $2 trillion it, a lot of people who vote republican and only republicans will say ah, no, and my understanding is that going into even the next couple of months. some internal polling among republicans shows that there is growing concern about spending
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that has already happened without offsets, never mind talking about what could come. >> the wall has been a big seller, but we'll see about other infrastructure, right, if he can convince people on that. you had both the speaker and you had chuck schumer saying that the investigations didn't come up. it's hard to believe that they are not going to come up. at the same time, the white house is kind of perpetuating the length of these things in providing testimony, but do you think the investigations will be getting in the way of any sort of deal they might be striking? >> you know, they could, but i think, you know, we have -- we have rarely have times to be optimistic, and let's just own it right now because you had these democrats who have not had very many positive meetings with president trump coming out saying that he didn't talk about that, for now, and that they did have, like you said, words like constructive discussions about something that both of them, the
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democrats and president trump did campaign on, on the notion of infrastructure, the devil is in the details, how do you pay for it and what's the mechanism? is there a private partnership, or is it just public funding? all of those are important questions to answer, but for now the fact that he didn't bring it up, which is out of character, let's just take a deep breath and applaud it. >> and all parties stayed for the entirety of the meeting which doesn't always happen. >> i'm not being pollyanna but let's dwell on it right now. >> it is what it is right now. more to talk about. right now joe biden is in iowa. he's making a campaign stop in cedar rapids, and the former vice president was polling pretty strongly even before he got into the presidential race. now that it's official his numbers have taken a major jump. let's go to david chalian to break this down. just how big of a boost did he get in these latest polls? >> he definitely got a biden bounce with his announcement, brianna. this is the first national poll since joe biden got into the race and entirely conduct after
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he got in the race and look at that. 39% for biden. 15% for sanders and everyone else in this top six, warren-up buttigieg, o rock, harris, all in single digits and you'll see a big jump for joe biden compared to the last poll. 27% last month and now 39%. the only other candidate on this list is to make a jump was pete buttigieg, you see o'rourke and harris went from double digits to single digits and sanders lost had a little bit all to biden's benefit and a little bit to buttigieg's ben f. of course, there's a lot of time. this is an initial snapshot of where the race is now. take a look. nearly two-thirds of democrats. 64% say they might change their mind. 36% say they are definitely going to support the person they are with now. even a majority of biden supporters at this stage of the race tell us they could change their mind. brianna. >> all right. david chalian, thank you so much.
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let's talk to dana bash again about this. i want to hear about the possibility what have joe biden said about the possibility of impeaching president trump. >> one, there was russian interference without any question, russian interference, number one. number two, there rellments of the report in the second phase of the report about seven or eight things left undone he was not within his purview to investigate. the congress is attempting to take that up and what the congress should do and are doing is investigating that, and if in fact they have no alternative to go to the only other constitutional resort that they have is impeachment, but my job in the meantime is to make sure he's not back as president of the united states. >> he says if they are stonewalling, but the administration is stonewalling. where does that put joe biden when it comes to say how speaker please is urging restraint when it comes to impeachment? >> well, luckily for joe biden unlike a lot of his competitors that are running he doesn't have
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to worry about voting. he's not in the house or senate and a lot of people running for the democratic nomination are, so they would have a vote. particularly in the house, and so what you saw was a political high wire act there. i mean, what he's trying to do understandably is give the political reality that it's going to be tough, but also not, you know, sort of throw cold water on the hopes and dreams of a lot of democratic voters he needs who are saying impeach, impeach, impeach. again, he has luxury because he's not in office being able to stay on that high wire act. >> seems like all of these candidates are inventing ways to have it both ways and speak out of both sides of his mouth. bernie sanders is well behind, number two, still a main contender. let's listen to something that he said as he's trying to draw distinctions between himself and biden.
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>> i think when people take a look at my record versus vice president biden's record i helped lead the fight against nafta. he voted for nafta. i helped lead the fight against pncr with china. he voted for it. i strongly opposed the transpacific partnership. he supported it. i voted against the war in iraq. revoted for it. >> those trade issues, those worked for bernie sanders in the primary against hillary clinton. we all remember that huge upset in michigan, and it was because of these issues, tpp and nafta. is that going to work against joe biden and the way it worked against hillary clinton? >> you covered the democratic campaign in 2016. you've heard all of this against another opponent, hillary clinton, and -- and it could, but what -- if you match up that statement which was really fascinating and really telling about where he sees this debate within the democratic party on
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issues going, match that up with our poll which says that only 7% say that they are unfamiliar with joe biden which means he's almost virtually, you know, everybody knows who he is which is a good thing for joe biden considering he's doing well, but then if you dig deeper in our poll, brianna, half say that they don't know much about his positions when he was a senator. that is bernie sanders trying to fill in the blanks and fill in the holes and let people know that he is more conservative on those key issues that bernie sanders consider his calling card, on trade issues and also on issues of national security and war. again, i also can't help but saying who does he sound like in 2016? donald trump. so you're going to have a very interesting contrast there even though you're just talking about the democratic elect raft. the democratic voters, if these are their issues, they are going to have very, very stark choices
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on their issues even if they are looking at the top two right now, but it's very early. 64% say they might change their mind. >> they could find a different flavor of the week or month or year even. dana bash. thanks so much. we'll have more on our breaking news. chaos erupting in venezuela as the opposition is taking to the streets against the government. why the trump administration and the u.s. are so invested in this. plus, the president and his children are suing deutsche bank, his biggest lender, for complying with subpoenas, and is already under fire for sexist comments he made in the past but today the president's fed pick says the -- fed board pick, says the biggest problem in the economy is declining male earnings. so... your student loans are holding you back... from buying a house, investing for retirement, and living your best life? it's time to refinance your student loans with sofi. you could get a lower monthly payment, amazing customer service,
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back now to our breaking news. the attempted coup in venezuela. the opposition leader juan guaido has called for citizens and the military to come together to you've president nicolas maduro. the president insists that the situation is under control, but you're looking at the pick here, and you can determine whether that's an accurate statement. we have national security analyst sam vin grand along with juan car lowe's lopez, and we're watching these pictures. we're holding our breath to see how this happens, but this is something that's happening in venezuela. yes, we know precipitated by this chaos has been a terrible economy, inflation. we've seen pictures in the last months of people eating out of the garbage. they can't even buy groceries. there is no money. there's rolling blackouts, but why, juan carlos, is the u.s. government and why should americans be paying so much attention to this? >> to start off, this has been one of the spots where u.s. foreign policy, the trump administration, has focused on,
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has been consistent from state to department to nsc and the vice president has been heavily involved. why should americans care? venezuela is a three-hour flight from washington, and it has the largest oil reserves in the world, but apart from that there's a humanitarian crisis where you have thousands and thousands of venezuelans leaving the country, going into columbia and brazil and going in other countries, even coming to the united states. what was once the richest country in the region in latin america is going through a very deep crisis. >> there's proxy interest here. >> there's a lot of authoritarian leaders that inflict harm on their own people and president trump writes letters to one of them. why the administration has focused so heavily on venezuela is because of the humanitarian floes because maduro and castro in cuba are all part of this threesome that as you mentioned the nsc and the white house pointed out represent socialism
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in our hemisphere and the administration has been quite clear why we're so heavily focused on these leaders. >> as we're watching, you were talking in the commercial break about who you're seeing out in public and why that's so important. what are you taking from that? >> i think today we saw juan guaido who is -- >> the opposition leader. >> the president of the national assembly, recognized as the interim president by over 50 countries, including the united states. and seeing juan guaido who has been out, he came and left country, has been around venezuela. he's been around caracas. but geraldo lopez is a former presidential candidate, juan guaido's mentor and a political prisoner and left house arrest. he was out with guaido today. that is significant. guaido and lopez together is a stronger message. this seems to be a very strong message to maduro who we haven't seen until this moment, 1:25
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today, so it's interesting to see what that means. >> because guaido's mentor is no longer under house arrest? >> and he's out on top of a car talking to the crowd. >> being inspirational to the opposition here. the military is what's key here, and also i -- we've been seeing some real difficult pictures to watch of government vehicles, military that is an alliance with the government plowing into groups of protesters, but it's also pretty clear we're not seeing the worst of it, because we know according to our reporter on the ground he has bullets coming -- that have been coming from ar-15s that he's been able to pick up. i mean, this is pretty serious stuff going on. the military is key. how is maduro's hold on the military at this point? >> well, brianna, we also don't know if the bullets are venezuela or coming from russia. we have to remember that russia has already deployed military assets to venezuela and did that at the invitation of what the u.s. government considers to be the illegitimate government and i would strongly suspect that
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russia is going to use this uprising as an excuse to send more assets to venezuela, supposedly to prop up maduro and protect him from this uprights so we could see this violence continue, and that really begs the question of would there are going to be direct clashes with russian military personnel at some point. unarmed protesters as we just saw being plowed down in the street and forces loyal to maduro. this is becoming a melting pot for all of the worst kinds of violence that could unfold between the united states, the venezuelan opposition and his patrons. >> we do know russians are there. they have sold equipment and anti-missile systems and they are apparently there for that. we don't know if they are physically present with weapons on the ground. what is important is people close to guaido say this is not a coup attempt, an uprising, but part of the process that has been going. they claimed has been happening under the venezuelan constitution and they are just at a point where they are asking the civilian population to join them to oust maduro.
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>> and this is going to be changing very possibly as the day goes on. juan carlos lopez and sam vinograd, thank you. a major bank complying with a congressional subpoena to turn over president trump's financial records and now trump and his children are suing to stop it. so who has the better case here? plus, just in. activists, live pictures of them, joining congresswoman ilhan omar on the hill demanding that democrats do more to protect her from hate-filled threats. if you have a garden y, weeds are lowdown little scoundrels. draw the line with roundup. the sure shot wand extends with a protective shield to target weeds precisely and kill them right down to the root. roundup brand. trusted for over 40 years. my body is truly powerful.
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president trump and his family are suing two banks in the growing political and legal battle over financial records. the lawsuit is in response to subpoenas by two house committees to deutch bank and capital one. the president's attorney says the subpoenas are unlawful and illegitimate. on fox news his son eric said it's a political conspiracy. >> we're not adversarial to any of the banks. we're just saying this is presidential harris president. by the way, it's not just my father. it's-maker, i want to see all your bank records. i want to know how much, you know, laura spent on baby formula for luke. i want to know how many beers tiffany had on a friday afternoon in georgetown. what the hell is the legislative purpose? >> we have julian epstein with us, the former chief democratic council to the house judiciary committee. you've been through struggles
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like this before. >> lots of subpoena fights. >> and do you think that when it comes to this particular situation, that the president and his children are going to prevail, preventing deutsche bank to share information. >> no. i think this is a hail mary pass, the lawsuit against deutsche bank to stop the compliance for the subpoena. the courts will almost never step into a congressional subpoena of a private entity like a bank unless there's a major constitutional issue. so a legal strategy, i think even the trump lawyers would probably admit this is a hail mary -- a hail mary move. as a tactical strategy, this is all about delay, and that's what you're going to see from the trump white house is basically delay, delay, delay, stonewall, stonewall, stonewall, whether it's the subpoenas to private entities like banks or subpoenas to the justice department for things like the underlying mueller materials which the judiciary committee really needs in order to conduct its proper oversight. >> if the facts were different, if this was a democratic president and were you advising him, what would your advice be? >> well, they are playing a
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game. i think with respect to the subpoena of the banks, they just won't win that game and i think they know they won't win that game:on the question of the subpoena of the mueller materials, for example, they believe that they can stonewall this, drag it out in the courts for months, maybe even years and then ultimately prevail with a -- in litigation where the courts will say you guys interest to negotiate this out. courts don't like to step into legislative executive disputes. they generally say both sides should try to accommodate, so the trump administration feels at least for the mueller materials, which i think is actually the more important question here, that they can draw this out over the long term and they can keep saying in the meantime, you guys, if you think you have enough evidence on obstruction of justice, go ahead, go ahead and impeach me, big guys because we don't think you have consensus even in your own caucus. i think that's a dangerous game because what it's going to do is drag this entire investigation into election season, and the democrats on the hill and the judiciary committee have a lot of things they can continue to investigate other than what's in
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the underlying mueller documents which are going to be disputed. for example, the deutsche bank materials. remember, on deutsche bank, deutsche bank lended donald trump $300 million plus. he was regarded areally the u.s. banks as not being credit worthy. >> that's right. >> deutsche bank also had to agree to pay $600 million in fines for laundering russian money. there's a lot of other things. the point here is there's a lot of other things that the trump administration wants to stonewall and drag this out, the judiciary committee can find a lot of other things to talk about in the next 12 months. >> let's talk about the attorney general bill barr. he's supposed to go before the house, senate on wednesday and house on thursday and is threatening not to show up because the plan is to have committee lawyers, a position you would be envie out of, not just giving questions to the member of congress but as a committee lawyer questioning the attorney general. he does not want to do this. >> well -- >> if you were doing this, what
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would you be asking him, and why would it be essential in the eyes of democrats for the lawyers to do this, not just the members? >> well, first of all, we have to done this during the clinton impeachment we did this to ken starr who represented the justice department so there's plenty of precedent for committee attorneys to do that and the reap you bring in a skilled committee attorney where they are confined by the five-minute rule where with the witness like attorney general barr can dance around questions. >> play out the clock. >> run the clock, and that you can really get deep into what are some serious issues, and i think particularly some of the issues that the judiciary committee attorneys would like to focus on is there's four areas of obstruction of justice that mueller was rather explicit constituted substantial evidence of obstruction of justice, the three efforts to curtail the mueller investigation and the dangling of pardons to manafort. those seem to be i -- i think most prosecutors look at that and say but for the circumstances of the justice department opinion saying you couldn't prosecute the president while he's in office, most
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prosecutors would say that is something that they would be very tempted to prosecute. i think that's the kind of thing they want to hear barr dance around, try to come up with an answer, try to explain why that isn't obstruction of justice, and i think they would have a lot of fun with that. barr doesn't want that. >> of course not. julian epstein, thank you so much. real very insightful. thanks for being here. >> enjoyed being you. >> president trump, his pick for the federal reserve says his biggest problem to the u.s. economy is declining male earnings, and chase bank told its customers to stop splurging on coffee and cabs, and you can just imagine the public's reaction to that. like a doubletree for my cousins. a homewood suites for my uncle. a hampton for my sister and her kids. and the waldorf astoria beverly hills for me. can i get a..? thank you. book at hilton.com and get the hilton price match guarantee. - anncr: as you grow older, -your brain naturally begins to change which may cause trouble with recall.
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>> stephen moore, president trump's pick for the federal reserve board is again under scrutiny for comments that he made about income and gender. here's what he said. >> the biggest problem i see in the economy over the last 25 years is what has happened to male earnings, for black males and white males as well. they have been declining, and that -- that is i think a big problem. >> so moore is a conservative economic commentator, a former trump campaign advise remember, and he's previously said that female athletes wanted, quote, equal pay for inferior work, among a lot of other things, other misogynistic things that he's said and i want to ask "washington post" opinion columnist katherine rampel about
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all of this. she's with us from new york. you look at statistics, and they show that earnings have increased more rapidly for women than men in the last 25 years and banks for men have gone up as well. what is the case that he's making here that that is the biggest issue facing the economy? >> well, the context of this, to be clear, is that he had written in an op-ed or a piece i believe in "national review" magazine several years ago and made comments on tv before that saying that he thought it was destabilizing for american families if women became breadwinners, that if women started earning more money and became more economically self-sufficient it is possible they would start to view men as economically expendable which, i don't know, maybe says more about his view of relationships between men and women than societal issues, but in any case that is what he was being asked about in that interview. why did you make this comment suggesting that you were concerned about women's rising
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raises and the narrowing wage gap and then he kind of spun to say what i actually care about is that men are earning less. in fact, as you pointed out men are not earning less in absolute terms. they haven't gotten huge wage gains and that's something we should be concerned about, you know. we want policy-makers to be doing everything that we can to make sure that both men and women have nice raises moving into the future, but, you know, the way to address that is not to say, well, we want to hold women back and cap how much they are able to close the gender wage gap. >> you've been clear you're no fan of moore's. we've seen that in your op-eds. you say it's knots the sexist comments that disqualify him though. it's something else in your opinion. tell us about that. >> i do think the sexist comments should in theory be disqualifying but there's much more important disqualifications at work here, including, that
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look, the fed -- the fed board jobs are among most important economic policy-making jobs in the world. the central bank is among the -- is, you know, the fed is one of the most important central bank in the world, the most important central bank in the world, and its core function is maintaining stable prices and maximum employment, and stephen moore has shown time and time again that he can't tell whether prices are going up or down. he said this on this network multiple times with me, and he has tried his darnedest to encourage the politicization of the central bank, and the central bank, the fed, needs to be politically independent both in practice and in perception in order to function. if the public does not believe that the central bank is independent, if it thinks the printing press is in the hands of politicians, which is essentially what moore has advocate in calling for trump to fire the members of the fed that he himself has appointed, then that can become a self-fulfilling prophecy and the bank is basically no longer able to control inflation so my concerns are basically about
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what he would do to potentially compromise the independence of the central bank. >> i also want to ask you about something that's trending right now. chase bank sent out a tweet. it was meant to be little motivation, some die mog between customers and their bank account perhaps with the bank account offering advice like make coffee at home and don't take a cab. it's only three blocks away. this completely backfired and even elizabeth warren chimed in saying this tweet was tone deaf. you don't think it's that bad. >> look, i mean, i think the phrasing was clumsy and not particularly well done, but the kinds of tips that they are providing are pretty standard conventional money-saving tips that you would hear on like suze orman's show. >> but let me ask you this because the criticism is big banks make big profit. why the are they the ones telling us how to save our money? >> i mean, i don't know what the -- what the social media person at chase bank believes
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his or her job is supposed to be or his or her mandate is, but it seemed like the idea here was just like, you know, as a bank, here's the kind of financial advice that we would give out to clients including you can save a little bit of money instead of going to starbucks, you know. make coffee at home, which with, again, is not the most controversial tip. >> no. >> is that going to, again, help people get higher earnings? no. there's bigger picture forces at work here and why there's an equality in the economy and why there's been income stagnation and i feel like this is the outrage machine at work. i can't find myself getting that worked up over a tweet encouraging people to make coffee at home. >> who takes a cab three blocks is my question? catherine. >> i don't know. >> maybe it's raining, who knows. >> maybe they have a broken leg, i don't know. catherine rampel, thank you so much. >> thanks for having me. a story under the radar today, the president proposing
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this is cnn breaking news. >> hi there, i'm brooke baldwin and the breaking news out of venezuela. juan guaido urging the military to join him to take to the streets to force out nicolas maduro. for hours we've been seeing pictures just like this, thousands of protesters swarming into the streets of the capital city of caracas and turning violent at times as some demonstrators clash with sources loyal to maduro. and we'll show you pictures but we warn you what you are about to see is disturbing because you'll see what looks like armored vehicles driving straight into this crowd and knocking people over and mowing them down. there has also been teargas and the sounds of

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