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plus, did kim jong-un execute one of his top negotiators over the failed summits with primp and sentence another one to hard labor in the u.s. is looking into it. and in the wake of two deadly 737 boeing max 8 jet crashes -- the president's threat to slap new tariffs on goods imported from mexico is also rattling wall street as we can see right now looking at the dow. it's down nearly 300 points at this moment in time, and the president says that he'll impose new tariffs if mexico doesn't stem the flow of migrants into the u.s. the tariffs would begin at 5% starting in june and then they would go up each month to 25% by october. our chief business correspondent christine romans has been following this, and she explains how new tariffs could affect the
economy and your wallet. >> reporter: brianna, this is a new phase. we're entering a new phase in the president's trade war use tariffs as leverage not to push a trading partner on trade issues, right, but on an entirely different issue, and the outcry was immediate. the chamber of commerce called it exactly the wrong move, that it would raise costs for both businesses and the consumers, and the fear here is that tariffs will hurt both economies. the u.s. imported almost $350 billion worth of goods last year from mexico. the north american supply chain for autos and auto products and other manufactured goods, it crosses back and forth across that border. 40% of the parts of a typical manufactured product exported from mexico to the united states actually originated in the united states. deutsche bank says for cars in particular, if you have tariffs at 25%, that will add $1,300 to the cost of all cars sold in the u.s., american or otherwise. now in 2018, americans bought
not only autos, but machinery, medical equipment and $26 billion worth of fresh fruits and vegetables and other food from mexico. all those items would get more expensive. expect appliances, cars, tomato of a caddo, fruit prize, beer prices, snack prices to rise but trade goes both ways, right. the u.s. sells to mexico, machinery, mineral fuels and $20 billion worth of ag products last year, including about 7.5 billion in corn and soybeans, dairy, pork and beef. any retaliation from mexico would be devastating for american farmers. they are already reeling from the president's trade war with china. brianna? >> christine romans, thank you so much for that, and these tariffs that president trump is threatening to impose would make building and buying a car in the u.s. a whole lot more expensive. they could deal the biggest blow to the auto industry since the great recession ten years ago, and we're talking about tens of billions of dollars in added costs here, and those costs will
most likely be passed on to you, the consumer. cnn business and politics reporter vanessa yurkovich is joining us from a car dealership. what's the potential impact and the likelihood that consumers will go to an individual dealership that you're at? >> reporter: hi, brianna. the impact is substantial, and that's according to u.s. automakers weigh energy on the new tariffs today. every u.s. auto manufacturer gets parts for their vehicles from mexico. some also import fully as bald cars into the united states. today we are in lynnhurst, new jersey, at bring pizallo's dealership here and he says his best selling auto is from mexico. he's concerned that these tariffs will have a significant impact on his business, employees and the consumer. >> if you're a consumer looking to buy one of these nice suvs,
how would you feel about a 5% increase in price? i mean, it's going to be tough. 25% increase would probably be disaster. i don't know how we would deal with it. we have 115 employees that depend on us and depend on us selling these vehicles so i am concerned, and i -- i don't want to see them affected in a bad way. >> and this is coming on top of a really tough year for u.s. auto manufacturers who have had to deal with slumping auto sales, record layoffs and tariffs on aluminum and steel, and brianna, the impact on the consumer is notable. one u.s. auto analyst says that at the end of the day u.s. vehicles could cost $1,300 more per vehicle, and as we know, brianna, that's not a small amount of money for the american consumer. brianna? >> certainly not.
thank you so much from new jersey. president trump's tariff threat is being heard loud in mexico and the deputy foreign minister says the move would be disastrous and serious and the u.s. chamber of commerce said, quote, imposing tariffs on goods from mexico is the wrong move. these tariffs will be paid by american families and businesses without doing a thing to solve the very real problems at the border. instead congress and the president need to work together to address the serious problems at the border. neal bradley is the chief policy overs for the chisox. that is actually your quote, neil, from the chamber of commerce. so why is this the wrong move in your view, and what should be the president be doing instead? >> a tariff is nothing more that be a tax so at 5%, that's $17 bill in additional taxes on american consumers and businesses. that won't do anything to keep someone from cross the border, coming up from central america, into mexico and cross. there are a lot of things we should do. there are real problems at the
southern border, but it's really hard to draw a connection between a tax on consumers and business eds here in america and solving that problem. >> what are the things that the chamber is looking at doing, including legal channels? >> we are. we're looking at all of our options. like everyone else we learned about this last night when it was announced from the white house. >> is that odd, by the way, that you would just learn last night about it? >> there's a lot of things that are odd about this announcement and approach and that's certainly one of them. normally an economic move of this magnitude, would you have a lot of input from stakeholders, not just the u.s. chamber but labor and others who would want to weigh in, automakers as you just heard about who certainly have an interest n this, so it's a bit odd to learn about it at the last minute like we did. >> so the channels you're considering. tell us about that. >> we're looking at all of our options. first and foremost, we would like to share with the administration that this is the wrong approach, sharing with them the potential impact, the same statistics that one of your correspondents was just talking
about. we're also looking at our legal options. this is different than the taxes that the administration has used earlier in this president's administration. it doesn't rely on the same legal authorities. it's kind of a novel use, so our lawyers are looking into that and figuring out what the legal standing is for something like this, but we're also talking to lawmakers. senator grassley, a powerful member. senate who has a lot to say on tariffs and trade issues but also on immigration, has said that this is wrong approach. congress could step in here as well, and so we're leaving no stone unturned as we try to think through ways to make sure that these tariffs, these taxes on american families don't go into effect. >> that's what we're seeing this bipartisan outcry. >> that's correct. >> including from republicans who were you talking to. one of the reasons that they are concerned is about how this is going to affect the renegotiation of nafta. what is your concern there? >> it's a huge concern. to the president's credit he took an agreement that was done before the age of the internet and he negotiated a deal with canada and mexico to modernize it. it's the white house's number one legislative priority.
at the u.s. chamber it's our top legislative priority as well because it presents that economic relationship between canada, mexico and the united states. it's very difficult to see how imposing unilateral tariffs will help you pass that agreement in congress. there's lots of opposition, plus it undermintz very relationship that we've been building up canada and mexico on these economic issues, so this is definitely a roadblock to securing passage of usmca which would be a good thing for the economy and for american families. >> thank you so much for coming in. we really appreciate it. >> attorney general bill barr once again raising some eyebrows why he sparred with robert mueller and why he says the president isn't breaking norms. plus, did kim jong-un execute a top negotiator for the failed trump summit and sentence another one to hard labor? what the u.s. is looking into here and more than a dozen women suing the fbi over what they
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potential on trucks of justice by presume. mueller decided not to and instead laid out his findings and after talking with deputy a.g. rob rosenstein barr made the decision not to charge trump on obstruction and in an interview with cbs news barr said he disagreed with mueller over the report's analysis. >> as a matter of law, many of the instances would not amount to obstruction. >> as a matter of law? >> as a matter of law. in other words, we didn't agree with the legal analysis, a lot of legal analysis in the report. it did not reflect the views of the department. it was the views of a particular lawyer or lawyers, and so we applied what we thought was the right law. >> we have eric columbus with us, a former justice department official in the obama administration and our senior justice correspondent evan perez is with us as well. so it's so interesting to hear barr say this, we didn't agree with the legal analysis, a lot
of the legal analysis he said. it wasn't the view of the department. what would the nature of those disagreements have been, do you think, eric? >> what i think a lot of it may have come down to is barr feeling that the president has the inherent right to control the actions of his subordinates, the department of justice, and that the normal course of events, when the president is doing that as a matter of law in barr owes view he cannot be obstructing justice even if the effect is to impede an investigation. >> so when he's saying it wasn't the view of the department. is he saying it wasn't my view, it wasn't rod rosenstein's view, or are we to believe where mueller's team feels a certain way and everyone else at justice feels a different way? >> it's not unusual for to you have a set lawyers look at the same facts and come at it at a different place, right, and i think the other thing that barr is referring to is this idea that he feels mueller should
have said, you know, you heard him in the cbs interview. he says he thinks mueller should have decide, that even if you can't indict the president, if he believe the president committed a crime he should have said that. mueller looks tat, the same facts and says it's not fair for me to accuse the president of a crime if i can't actually have him defend himself against, it so he was caught, you know, both by the idea that you can't indict a sitting president and by the fact that it's unfair to accuse him of wrongdoing if he can't defend himself against it. >> what did you make of barr saying -- he shade the president isn't treading institutions. we know he's gone after the judiciary, right, gone after a number of institutions. he says it's folks who are going after the president who are breaking norms. what do you think about that? >> barr has a laser foucs on what happened in 2016, and the investigation by the fbi of the trump campaign, and he is going to pursue that for the rest of
his tenure, and in part because his boss certainly wants him to and maybe because in good faith he felt that odd things were done, and we just have to hope that brar is doi that barr is doing this in good faith and he won't declassifying things partially. >> for instance, there's a case against an executive from huawei, the chinese technology camp the president has openly said that he's willing to bargain that -- those charges over the trade -- over the trade issue with china. that's something that over decades the u.s. government has always refused to do, right, the chinese, all these other authoritarian countries come to the united states and say, come on, you can make your laws change. you can make your judicial system get out of the way so that we can make a deal, and consistently over administrations the answer has been no. our judicial system is indperngts and we can't do that,
so how are we ever going to go back to the old standard after this president has gone, right? mean, that's the question, and that's why when you say the president is shredding norms, that's the kind of thing that i think people are referring to. >> evan, thank you so much. eric, really appreciate your perspective. the state department is looking into reports that a top north korean negotiator was executed, and this envoy sent to a prison camp over the failed summit with president trump. plus, why one democrat is advising her party that they need to turn the mueller report into television. ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ applebee's new loaded fajitas. now that's eatin' good in the neighborhood.
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a senior diplomatic source has just told cnn that two of kim jong-un's top officials have disappeared. this comes on the heels of a report that north korea has executed a senior envoy who negotiated directly with u.s. officials as well as four other government officials who worked on that failed february summit between kim jong-un and president trump. earlier secretary of state mike pompeo would only say that the u.s. was looking into that. this report comes from a south korean newspaper which it is important to note that incorrectly reported that one north korean had been executed but the new report claims that the north korean leader had his special envoy to the u.s. killed along with these four officials from the foreign ministry and this kim yong chol is the north
korean envoy who delivered that monstrous letter from kim jong-un to president trump has been sent to a labor camp. let's bring in someone with extensive experiment negotiating with north korea, former new mexico governor bill richardson joins us. when you look into this report as the u.s. is looking into it, do you put a lot of stock in it? >> nothing is for sure with north korea but it sounds like there's some north korean sources that are being quoted that the report of the executions are correct. what does this mean? it means that kim jong-un obviously is still very blood thirsty. he kills his own brother, anybody that crosses him or defies him, but at the same time it shows a certain insecurity on his part because he's probably worried whether he's still the top person. well, he obviously is, but it also is a distraction from what
he claims and has been reported, the failure and the summit in hanoi has real hurt him with his own people because he couldn't get sanctions relief. >> so you see this more as impulse than strategy or even tactics. >> i see it more as impulse. he's -- unlike his father who was more restrained, although he also participated in some -- in some murders, i see it as him feeling that he was going to come through with an agreement with president trump in hanoi, and he's trying to blame somebody because i think like president trump he doesn't listen to his advisers all the time, and i'm sure the spy chief told him, look, is they want denuclearization, and we're not ready to do it, and i think kim jong-un felt he and president trump had this special
relationship that override both of their advise remembers, but it also shows how important the summit was, the success of the hanoi summit was to kim jong-un domestically with his own people internationally, because obviously the sanctions have really been hurting north korea, and he wanted some relief from those sanksz from the summit and his recent trips to russia and china, saying to those countries, hey, sanctions are killing me. you've got to help me. i think that's the strategic, but i think it was main lip impulse. this is, you know, how he is, and we've got to be careful. i wish the president would stop praising him. >> well, to that point, how should the president navigate this when you consider that he's actually sided with north korea over senior level officials in his own government? >> well, first, i think the president should stop praising him and saying that this is a good guy. secondly, maybe there's an
opening here. it shows how important the summit was for kim jong-un to be suck seeding. it didn't suck seerksd so maybe now there's an opportunity to show some flexibility, the president, president trump and kim jong-un, both sides on the manish uwhich is denuclearization. let's get rid of some weapons, some missiles, destroy them, inspections. some sanctions relief instead of all or nothing which is what both sides want, so i think the last recommendation to president trump don't give this guy another summit until we're able to get some daylight on negotiating strategy on what we're ready to do and north korea is ready to do, because if you appropriate tate oh, we're going to -- the two leaders are going to make a deal, they don't need their advisers an they don't have a negotiating
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more than a dozen women who trained to become fbi agents and analysts are now suing saying they faced pervasive sexual harassment, discrimination and a hostile work environment at the fbi training academy in quantico, virginia because of their gender, and they are calling out the bureau saying it has, quote, intentionally allowed the good ol' boy network to flourish unrestrained at the fbi academy. in a statement to cnn the fbi says it cannot comment on pending litigation, but bureau insists it's, quote, committed to fostering a work environment where all of our employees are valued and respected. 3 of the 16 plaintiffs are joining me now. we have paula bird, lauren rose, erica wesley is with us as well as their lawyer david schafer. thanks to all of you for being here with us. erica, you worked with the fbi for six years including time
that you spent in baghdad. you attended training at quantico in 2018 to become an analyst, and you say that you witnessed what you described as inappropriate sexually charged commentary. tell us who you were talking about and the kinds of things that you saw. >> the commentary was pretty regular, pretty frequent amongst the male staffers. >> are these instructors, or people who you're at the academy with? who was it? >> primarily counsellors, so they are the people that sort of oversee us and are supposed to guide us through the process. >> they are in a leadership role? >> yes. >> and instructors. >> what were they doing? >> they would make off-colored jerks and women needing to control their moods and take their birth control, jokes about specifically towards me, jokes about getting knocked up at the academy and committing inany dealt which never happened. >> and why do you think they were doing that?
>> quite simply because of they could, because of the totally uneven power dynamic. >> lauren, you worked at the fbi for years and you were dismissed right before your grad agents. you e-mailed fbi director james comey about this and brought this up as well internally. did you bring up concerns to an instructor or officials there at the academy? >> while i was at the academy, i had several conversations with some of my male trainio colleagues. >> what did they say? >> they were the ones that pointed out to me you're being treated differently than some of the other guys are because they are making some of the same tactical errors that you're making but they are not getting the documented suitability notation that goes with it, so it start clicking with me that i'm like, there might be something to this which kind of adds to your anxiety because when you're so close to the end of the academy, like all you can think about is being done. it's like a five-month long
resident program, and a week away you're basically doing administrative stuff. >> so you brought it it up, with the fbi director. what happened? >> i did. i sent him an email, and it took a lot of courage i think to -- to draft an email and send it because that's a presidential nominee, you know, so i sent him an email and i described at the time what were uneven distribution practices with the suitability know nations because it had negatively affected -- >> meaning women were being treated differently than men. they were getting more demerits because of men? but because my employment is the only one that had been affected negatively at that time i had to be kind of measured what hi said to him but i had hoped because he demonstrated such a commitment to including women and wanting to recruit diversity, those were his commitments. i had hoped that he would take a letter or email from somebody so far up the food chain more seriously than he did.
>> he responded. what did he say? >> he responded and said something he believed he had thoughtful leadership at training division and he thought that the process was fair but meticulous and i should use my pain to evaluate my strengths and my weaknesses. >> we did reach out to kwoemy. we haven't heard back at this time. >> paula you also report something similar which is double standards for men and women. what did you see? >> a lot of the same things that lauren did. i had no issues until i started the tactical training portion, and then once i went over there it became very clear they would split us up into groups. >> what point in the five-month program is it. >> you start over there and midway through the third month and then i was dismissed three weeks before graduation, and it just became very clear by the way they were setting up the groups that there were certain people that they would -- they
wanted to keep a better eye on and not only that, it was -- you were made to feel as if we're expecting you to fail. >> did you believe that they were purging women? >> absolutely. >> yes. >> did you believe that? >> so i started noticing it since 2015. another female had been dismissed a couple weeks after she, and she actually wound up in my office and we were kind of comparing stories, and we were like, we're going to file a complaint, and then every time somebody would get dismissed from the academy, somebody would the academy would reach out to me and say, hey, happened again. female, you know. i would ask out of curiosity how many males went before the review board and were dismissed and the answer was almost always none >> you believe women were, are being purged? >> absolutely. when females only make up 20% of the incoming trainee population but constitute 80% of those that are dismissed and terminated,
there's definitely imbalance going on. >> when you look at the caliber of women and men that you saw in the program -- >> you know, i think everybody is phenomenally qualified, people are higher degrees, air force experience. we have all earned our spot there, but women are dismissed despite their qualifications, despite passing every objective exam and so it is very unfair. >> this is part of a lawsuit, david, of 16 plaintiffs. where does go? >> this now is in federal court here in washington, d.c., and we'll seek certification of the class of all female agents who have been -- all female trainees who have been on board since 2015 who have experienced sexual harassment, hostile work environment, discrimination and other types of discrimination, and what's important to point out is that this is -- this has been going on for almost 20 years. i just heard this morning from a woman who notified the inspector
general of this in 2001. nothing was done. comey was notified in 2015. nothing was done. executive management was notified again and again in 2016, 2017, even after i filed 12 complaints, the fbi would not even discuss this case with me. now there's 16, and they still don't want to talk to me. >> david, thank you so much for being here. erica, thank you, lauren and paula, we real appreciate you sharing your story with us. >> thanks for having us. up next, hear from the man challenging senator lindsey graham for his congressional seat, for his seat in the senate that he's had for so many years. what he says that voters are saying about graham's recent flip flops and his friendship with president trump and why a former democratic congresswoman says lawmakers need to take a cue from hollywood to sway public opinion on impeachment. everyone's got to listen to mom.
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it is number one on the "new york times" paperback nonfiction best-sellerly, let's face it, robert mueller's 448-page report about russian interference in the 2016 election, well, you're probably not taking it to the beach to read, and that presents a problem for democrats. former maryland democratic
congresswoman and "washington post" contributing columnist donna edwards is here to talk about this, and you say in your latest op-ed democrats seem to be forgetting the power of live television. more people will grasp the import of the special counsel's work if they see sworn witnesses answering questions on their screens than if they try to digest 448 pages of fairly dense legal analysis. you say that robert mueller's brief appearance this week actually makes your point for you, that getting him in front of the camera even for several minutes is essential for democrats to make americans care about the mueller report. >> look, i read the book, but i want to seat movie, too, and that means having robert mueller but also the other witnesses testify in front of congress. >> like who do you want to see? >> i want to see hope hinchlgts i wa i want to see don mcgahn. there's a whole series of what we would describe as bit players in this that add to the narrative, and frankly if, you
know, you're a mom who is racing home to get the kids to day care and to soccer and to do homework, you don't have time to sit down and read 448 pages, and that is true for most americans, and so that's not a surprise, and it's congress' job to focus the narrative and to tell the story to the american people. >> do you think that judiciary committee nadler should use his subpoena and get bob mueller to testify? >> well, i mean, look, i hope it doesn't come to that. i mean the -- the reason that you use a subpoena is because the request and the negotiation doesn't go any, and so ideally you would want him to come on his own. it may actually be to bob mueller's advantage to face a subpoena to come in because then, you know, he's not going defy a subpoena. >> he comes to the judiciary committee. i actually think, frankly, there should be a select committee, all the chairmen, one of my problems is that spreading out all of these investigations over
six committees and flying subpoenas and multiple requests is very confusing for the american public and we need one narrative so that we can move public opinion along where it really needs to go, and the only constitutional process to do that is through the impeachment process. >> mueller seemed to make it pretty clear when he spoke publicly that he said his -- the report is his testimony. he doesn't seem to want to be a pawn in this back and forth. democrats are championing the report. republicans not so much. how should democrats in your view proceed when they have a witness who might not really want throb assuming that mueller does testify? >> well, i mean, he has said that his preference is not to do that. he hasn't said that he won't do it if he's compelled to do it, and so -- or requested, and so i think that it -- that there's an obligation to the american people, even if he stays within the four corners of the report. it's really important for people
to hear that. and you know we all saw the power of that testimony. i mean, it's like the lines it's the lines that you remember from movies. you remember those lines and when bob mueller highlights the foot note that identifies the constitutional process for congress, congress needs to take that directive. >> i do want to point out that in this op-ed, you also have words for members of your own party because television does capture things, including things you don't want to see. you said the country needs to hear from mueller and witnesses within the serious framework of an impeachment proceeding, no fried chicken buckets and no one-liners, please. >> well, i think this is a really serious process. and it is not every day that a president is held to account and impeachment is a teeny little paragraph in the constitution
but it is a really important one. and i think it needs to be treated with seriousness and not with jokes. the american people need to understand how serious this is, too, and i think members of congress are ready to step up to the plate to do that. but it needs to be within the constitutional framework. >> former congresswoman donna edwards, thank you for coming in to talk. we appreciate it. go bic or go home. jaime harrison decided to go big and he's challenging lindsey graham for his long-held seat and he highlighted the pivot from trump critic to trump crony. >> my story is my story. lindsey graham's story -- is just comical. >> donald trump, i think he's a cook. i think he's crazy. >> he's not fit to be president of the united states. he's a zeepo -- xenophobic
religious bigot. >> i xed -- i asked him why he thought he would beat graham. >> everything that people dislike in politics today, the political opportunism and doing things in your best interest instead of the best interest of the people you represented. it is what we see in this new version of lindsey graham. i used to look up to lindsey graham as someone that even though i is agree -- is disagreed him and i thought this is above the fray, a statesman what could work with both sides but the new version of lindsey graham 2.0 is exactly what people hate about politics. >> and ahead, they could be the oddest couple on capitol hill. why alexanderio aoc and ted cruz are teaming up. plus apparently they couldn't find harder words. the national spelling bee ending
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anti-stall system, the mcas being investigated as a possible cause. and drew griffin has been working on this story. what you learning. >> boeing and the faa tell us the final proposal or the final training and software system is not ready yet and hasn't been proposed gist -- just yet. but boeing has gone around talking to pilots based in the u.s., pilots associations and presenting what they would say we want for the retraining of this aircraft about you get it back up in the air, that does not involve any time in a simulator, instead it has the online training, or ipad training or computer-based training that the pilots would go through fairly in short order before they're allowed to get back up in the plane. pilots are split on that. many say that's adequate to us. some want more training manual information checklist and manual but by in large are buying into
the fact that getting the 737 max back up in the air may not rier them to get into a -- require them to get into a simulator just for that purpose. >> they say it is not boeing's argument and that it is not necessary but this will also save money. >> it will certainly save the airlines money and time. simulator time is expensive and it takes a long time to get your fleet pilots through those systems. boeing, remember, when they had this 737 max, initially didn't want to have any simulator time because of that. what boeing is saying is that the software -- fix takes care of problems and you won't need to be retrained and the pilots are telling us we already trained in our regulator simulator training for things like runaway trim and because of the software fix the other problem of mcas kicking in and pushing the plane down no longer exists so in essence, from the
pilots, they're saying what would be retraining for? it is stuff we already do. >> drew griffin. thank you. it is it for me. "newsroom" with brooke baldwin starts right now. hi, there. it is friday. you're watching cnn. i'm brooke baldwin. just an hour to go in the trading day, stocks are falling after president trump upped the ante on threatening tariffs with one of the biggest -- trading partners with the united states, mexico. he said if mexico doesn't stop the flow of migrants the u.s. will slap a 5% tariff on all imports next month. and that number will increase 5% every month until it hits a maximum tariff at 25% in october. top mexican officials swiftly condemned the move. the foreign minister who is on his way to washington said it