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christine, julie, brooke, allison, dave, great job. i'm poppy harlow. "at this hour with kate bolduan" starts right now. hello, everyone, thanks, poppy. i'm kate bolduan and that you for joining me. they have secured the most women's world cup wins, they have scored the most goals in a world cup tournament. they have won the most consecutive world cup championships, and now they're getting a world class celebration. you're looking right there at city hall where you see the mayor, bill de blasio, and the first lady there who will be beginning the festivities. this is like the second chapter of this huge honor for the u.s. women's national soccer team. first it started with a new york ticker tape parade and the keys to the city will be happening very soon for the u.s. women's national soccer team after winning their fourth world cup title. the last time the city had a
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celebration like this, there's your quiz of the day, four years ago when the same team won the 2015 world cup. it has been a party all morning long in lower manhattan. crowds lining the streets, cheering on these rock star athletes. cnn's alisyn camerota is at the end of the parade route. what you're looking at right here on your screen, outside city hall, where the next big moments will be taking place for us. also joining us from there is the goal keeper from the 1999 world cup championship team, briana scurry. >> reporter: this is the moment everyone has been waiting for. we have been poised with all sorts of anticipation waiting for the team to make their way down broadway and the canyon of heroes, to make it here to city hall. they have gotten here. we saw them come out on the balcony behind me a little while ago and wave while there was an awesome drum show and now we've just seen the door open a few times and shut. open, everybody gets excited, then shut. and now the mayor and first lady have just come out.
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so it seems like we are seconds away from the finale of this heroes' welcome that they have gotten where they will get the keys to the city. i can just see outside of camera range the sidewalks are lined with new yorkers, with people who have made the pilgrimage here to watch this really historic moment. it's probably a dozen people deep on the sidewalk, everybody cheering. it's really an electric moment, kate. >> it's an awesome day for everybody to watch something like this, to celebrate something good and to celebrate a win for america. briana, you know something or two about winning. you're the goalkeeper for the 1999 world cup team. what do you make of today? >> i think it's absolutely fantastic, not only to win the world cup but the circumstances under which they won. it's the fourth star on that jersey and it's really exciting for me to see this in person. i couldn't be more excited and more thrilled and can't wait to
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see all these amazing women out there and inspiring this entire world with their story. >> alisyn, we saw this awesome moment as we were watching the parade floats go by and the athletes having a blast like they have throughout the entire world cup tournament. let's talk about what we're going to be seeing here when bill de blasio prepares to turn over the keys of the city to them. we can expect to hear from some of the team. >> reporter: you know, kate, everybody loves a parade but this is so much more than a parade today. i mean this is more -- the ticker tape parade, of course, is very stirring and you get goosebumps because all the ticker tape falls down from all the skyscrapers all around and that's thrilling. the last time that happened was four years ago, again when the usa women's soccer team came here for another heroes' welcome. today everyone tells me that it
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just feels differently because of where we are in this climate. you know, megan rapinoe and so many of her teammates have just seized this moment, this opportunity to talk about how it is long overdue for these champions to be getting equal pay. and beyond thats a, all of the publicity, all of the respect, frankly, that their male counterparts have been getting. i don't know if it will be now when they're accepting the keys to the city but at some point they will talk about that theme, again, that they have been talking about all these weeks. >> i think i was hearing behind you, alisyn, the first lady of new york saying usa, equal pay. so you know that that message that we heard from on field and off, from the field, in the stands during the world cup is absolutely a big part of the celebration today. briana, i have to say throughout the tournament, the interviews that the athletes have done, how
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they have carried themselves, i have really been struck by not only their confidence and composure but, quite frankly, i'm impressed by their swagger. >> they definitely have an amazing swagger. they have confidence. they are ready. they were ready and they did it. and it's truly an amazing testament to not only being in the pressure but living in the pressure. because of that they knew in their hearts, they saw it happening before it even happened. so they knew it was going to be the time. they saw the moment, they seized it and now here we are with the spoils. >> what's that expression, kate, luck is when opportunity meets preparation. somehow despite all of the pressure that they have been under, and i can't imagine any more pressurized platform than they have had, because not only did they have to deliver, they had to win because the eyes of the world were on them because frankly of the spat that they have had with president trump. somehow they stepped into the spotlight and exceeded expectations. >> absolutely. jill ellis said it best.
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she said not only does this team understand pressure, but this team lives in pressure. we always have. it's someplace that we're familiar with, it's something that we know is going to happen, and the expectation for women's national soccer teams is to win and only win. and so that's the standard and we live up to it, as they did in 2019, and going forward from here that's always going to be the standard for us. >> that's what briana was telling me earlier, that somehow they thrive in this pressure and they prepare for it and they train for it, and so this is when they feel most alive. oh, my gosh, we've been watching this for these weeks. >> over and over again. guys, stand by. we'll stick close and watch these pictures, watch as the ceremony is getting under way. joining me right now by the phone, i want to make sure we get to him, legendary sportscaster bob costas. bob, can you hear me? >> i can, kate. >> thanks so much for jumping on the phone today. you are a voice that we forever have turned to in these big
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moments. i'm so thankful that you could jump on the phone with me now. what do you make of today and this team? >> this isn't much that i can add to what others have said the last couple of hours except in an overview sense. while all championships, all gold medals are great achievements, there are some that stay with the public beyond that season or beyond that moment. they resonate well beyond the moment. and this is clearly going to be one of those. >> absolutely. the fact that they haven't lost a single game in the span of two world cups, how dominant are these athletes, is this team really? can you put that in perspective? >> well, they're pretty darn dominant. i don't want to go to apples and oranges, but clearly they're unrivaled. clearly they were the favorites going in and they delivered on that. so when you compare them as some have, and i think this argument is losing traction by the
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moment, that they don't in some sense compare with men in terms of revenue or if they played the men head-to-head which is a ridiculous argument, all of that kind of fades away because the impact that they have had on u.s. soccer, with all due respect to the men, most casual fans can't name a single man on the national team, whereas these women have become rock stars. so what they have done for u.s. soccer is much greater than what the men's team has done. the men's team has never won a gold medal, never won a world cup. the women dominate throughout all of that. so when you hear the argument that in the world cup the men's tournament generates billions and the women's tournament generates tens of millions, that might be true if you're talking about italy or spain where it doesn't measure up in popularity but in the united states, the women's game dwarfs the men's game in popularity, ending of argument when it comes to equal
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pay and the positive impact they have had on the game of soccer in the united states for little girls and little boys. >> bob, we're going to jump back into this event. rob enroberts is about to kick things off. bob costas, thanks so much, bob, it's great to hear from you. all right, let's listen in to city hall. >> u.s. head coach, jill ellis! ♪ all i do is win win win no matter what ♪ ♪ money on my mind i can never get enough ♪ ♪. >> u.s. national team high performance coach, don scott.
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u.s. women's national team goalie coach, brynn able. for penalty kicks, the u.s. semifinal was one of the most memorable moments, goal keeper alyssa naeher. at 21 years old she scored her first world cup goal in france, number 2, forward mallory pugh. she got the assist on the goal in the world cup final, number 3, midfielder samantha mewis. team's usa leader of the pack,
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number 4 defender, becky sauerbrunn. she had the assist on the first goal in the world cup semifinal win against england, number 5, defender kelley o'hara. she played all 90 minutes in the usa victory over chile, number 6, midfielder morgan brian. she played the most minutes of any u.s. player in france, number 7, defender abby dahlkemper. the physical engine of the u.s. midfield and one of the world's best, number 8, midfielder julie ertz. she had the assist on the game-winning goal in the world cup semis, number 9, midfielder lindsay horan.
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she scored three goals in france and is the third all-time leading scorer for the usa in world cup history. number 10 out of new jersey, carli lloyd. she came off the bench to play the second half of the world cup final, help secure the win. number 11, ali krieger. at age 20 she was the youngest player on the team, number 12, tierna davidson. she scored six goals in france, won the silver boot as the second best scorer. number 13, alex morgan.
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she played in her first world cup final in france, number 14, defender emily sonnett. she won the bronze ball as the third best player at the 2019 cup and scored the game-clinching goal in the final. you know who she is, number 14, rose lavelle. she entertained the world with her dynamic play and had the assist on the game-clinching goal in the historic quarterfinal against france, number 17, out of basking ridge, new jersey, tobin heath.
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one of three world class goalkeepers on this roster, number 18, ashlyn harris. out of new york, she was one of the best defenders at the cup, number 19, crystal dunn. one of our local players out of northport, new york, number 20, midfield midfielder allie long.
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the two-time nwsl goalkeeper of the year, number 21, oadriann adrianna franch. the only mom on the cup team, number 22, jessica mcdonald. mama's got the moves. she scored the opening girl in the world cup semifinal against gland england, number 23, christen press.
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one more. one more. the winner of the golden ball, best player, golden boot, top scorer, number 15, megan rapinoe! ♪
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stay right there, stay right tere. take a seat, take a seat, take a seat. >> ladies and gentlemen, please rise for the presentation of colors by the interagency color guard consisting of representatives from the new york city police department -- >> all right, do not move. do not go anywhere, because we don't even know what's going to happen next, but we know it's going to be amazing and fun. we'll be right back with the city hall celebration of the u.s. national women's soccer team, next. this wanted t away who used expedia to book the vacation rental which led to the discovery that sometimes a little down time can lift you right up. expedia. everything you need to go.
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welcome back, everybody. a parade of champions, we are watching new york city hall right now. as we continue to watch this really just fabulous day-long celebration of the u.s. women's national soccer team, the world cup champs four times over. we're watching city hall. that right there is the president of the u.s. soccer federation. with me right now as we're waiting very shortly, we'll hear some of the players speak, christine brennan is here with me. first and foremost, before we --
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and there's megan rapinoe. it's been just awesome to watch this play out. you had such great commentary throughout the morning. what does this mean for everybody? it's so beyond a parade and beyond some fantastic dance moves. >> as we were talking in the break, the idea that this is a watershed moment that will be studied years from now. i do not believe it is overstating the case to say that. 1999 was a revelation. we have fallen in love with what we created with title ix. this is an affirmation. this is the nation saying this is great, we want to see more of this. these are the little girls you see running to practice, soccer, volley wall, whatever, every day in your neighborhood. they grow up and this is what happens. i also don't think it's a reach to say this is set behind the backdrop of the women in the senate. whether it's me too women
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speaking out, equal pay, it's all wrapped in one and this will be one of those seminal moments that we look at. >> this is a little bit of a wild moment to be watching play out just right there in front of city hall, right? you're seeing the president of the u.s. soccer federation, which has been coming -- which is kind of at the center of the criticism and the issue that the women's soccer team has right now for equal pay. >> and what he is doing is enumerating point by point all of the great things they did in the world cup. basically all of their talking points when they get to the mediation in a couple of weeks. it's fascinating. well, they have a collective bargaining agreement. what he's going to say is we're going to stick with that. that will be his argument. but he is facing a tsunami of public opinion against him. he's looking out at that tsunami right now. he's seeing it in the future. and it is -- it is filled with irony, kate, that this man is the one leading the charge
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against equal pay, as he is singing the praises of those players who he wants to deprive of equal pay with the u.s. men. >> this really is -- tell me what you think. at the end, we heard it from the stage already today, we've heard it in all the conversations. when the audience -- when the crowd after the final game, christine, shouts usa and equal pay back at the players, have you ever seen a team, a group of athletes use their platform so effectively to draw attention to an issue that they're championing? >> people think it's hyperbole if you mention the names muhammed ali or billie jean king. i do not think it's that. different stories in each case. in terms of athletes standsiingp for what they believe and then backing it up as megan rapinoe did.
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she blew the doors off, she could have folded under the pressure. she's taking on the president of the united states, she's not backing down. then she scores all those goals, two against france, two against england. she becomes the toast of the nation. that pose will be on t-shirts and posters, in millions of girls' bedrooms or closets, maybe boys as well. and so i think that's why we're talking about it in such hyped-up terms. i'm sure there are daughters and people who say no, no, no. no, i think this is that big of a deal and i think megan rapinoe with her courage and her strength. also we talked about this. they don't care. they do not care what we think. >> i love their swagger. i do. >> i have never seen a group of female athletes not care, in other words, be so confident and so comfortable in their skin that it doesn't matter to them at all. that is a big change. >> and one thing, we heard it from all along the parade route when our correspondents and anchors were speaking to the
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girls and boys along the parade route, why -- i'm being told by the control room we should dip back in right now to the festivities. let's listen in. >> we're committed to doing right by you. and that is why -- that is why over the years from our development programs to our youth national teams to our professional leagues, the nwsl, to our women's national team, u.s. soccer has invested more in women's soccer than any country in the world. and we will continue to invest -- [ crowd chanting "equal pay" ]
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>> we will continue to invest more in women's soccer than any country in the world and continue to encourage others, including our friends at fifa, to do the same. we believe -- we believe that u.s. soccer -- that all female athletes deserve fair and equitable pay. and together i believe we can get this done. because, because as this team has taught us, being the greatest isn't just about how you play on the field, it's about what you stand for off the field. it's about who we are as a sport and a country. the 2019 women's world cup
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champions, the united states of america, one nation, one team, go usa! >> saw you leaning in there, jill. saw you leaning in there at the end. very important to know your audience. okay, we're going to hear from the players now. yes, yes! and we're going to begin with the woman who has done so much for u.s. soccer. whether it is the world cup team or the olympics, she is the third all-time leading scorer in the history of women's soccer in the u.s. you know who i'm talking about, carli lloyd.
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>> carli, carli lloyd! carli, carli lloyd! >> well, let me just say this first. i've got 22 of the best, bestest friends right behind me. >> she said it! >> and i feel like the old granny a little bit, because i'm always telling them to turn the music down. no, i mean this is incredible. carlos, thank you. thank you to u.s. soccer. our support staff over there, you guys work tirelessly. we changed nine different hotels throughout our journey in the world cup. they don't get the credit they deserve. everybody here, molly our gm, the coms group, everybody. i'm super, super proud of this team. you know, we were obviously here
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four years ago. it never gets old. these parades are amazing, you fans are amazing. i'm just super proud of every single player on this team. it took all 23 players to get to this point. everybody played a role. it was just incredible to see so many different players step up, so many different players come through for us, and every match we needed somebody to kind of lift us and it's a testament to this group behind us. such a talented, talented group. to the coaching staff, to jill, graham here, we don't have a few of our other coaches. dawn is -- i don't know where dawn is. is she here? yeah, dawn, b.j., ryan, thank you guys. it was a tough couple of years to get to this point, but we couldn't have done it without you guys, so thank you. to you fans, to new york city, you guys are amazing. the support in just a couple of
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days to get this parade going, you guys are truly, truly amazing. we cannot thank you enough for all of your support. i'm a jersey girl through and through, but new york -- new york, it's just as close, even though i'm an eagles fan down in philly. fly eagles fly! but thank you, guys. thank you to the city of new york, the mayor, everybody that played a role in this. we can't thank you enough. and here's to the next chapter. maybe we'll see you in another four years. >> you have to admit, the players, they gave us so much to cheer for. the watch parties that we saw all around the country and here in new york in the parks were something. and this next player really -- i have a hankering for a tea right now. why would that be?
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because we're going to have alex morgan up here talking to us. alex. >> i just want to say i'm loving the enthusiasm. it's not even noon yet, so thank you, guys. and thank you, guys, for bringing the heat. i also want to say thank you for your chants, your signs and your posters. we appreciate it. keep it going. the usa chants i meant. but thank you so much, new york city, for coming out. over a million people, plenty more this morning. it is very hot, you guys. and i wanted to thank mayor de blasio for giving us another key soon enough to the city hall. soon enough you're going to need to change your locks. thank you all so much. i think that we have been known as america's favorite soccer team.
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but from here on out, we'll just be known as america's team. thank you, guys, i love you guys so much. >> all right. alex morgan doing it the way alex morgan does. we're going to have much more of the celebration and ceremony after a break. listerine® cleans virtually 100%. helping to prevent gum disease and bad breath. never settle for 25%. always go for 100. bring out the bold™ cdc guidance recommends topical pain relievers first... like salonpas patch large. it's powerful, fda-approved to relieve moderate pain for up to 12 hours, yet non-addictive and gentle on the body. salonpas. it's good medicine. hisamitsu. i kept putting it off...t get what was i thinking? ago. ok, mr. jones... we're all done.
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welcome back, everybody. the women's world cup champs are about to get the keys to new york city. we're going to bring you all of these big moments, the dance moves, the cheers, in just a moment. we have other news to get to. labor secretary alex acosta is expected to speak this afternoon. this is amid the controversy surrounding a sweetheart plea deal that he inked a decade ago as u.s. attorney overseeing the case against sex offender jeffrey epstein. now epstein, as we well know, is facing new charges here in new york of sex trafficking. acosta is facing new scrutiny. just as a new woman is coming forward with allegations that epstein assaulted her when she was just 15 years old. the woman, who is now 32, tells nbc news that she was 14 years old, 14 years old when she was first approached outside her new york city high school by a young woman who would later introduce
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her to the man charged with running a sex trafficking ring. listen to this. >> i didn't necessarily think that he was going to rape me. >> did he hold you there? >> yeah. mm-hmm. >> no question in your mind he knew you did not want that to happen? >> oh, yeah. no, he -- yeah, there was no way. i was like -- i don't want to say i was screaming or anything of that nature. but i was terrified and i was telling him to stop, please stop, you know. >> and did he? >> no, he did not stop. >> at the very same time sources are telling cnn that when it comes to alex acosta, the labor secretary and his role in inking the deal way back when that really basically got epstein off, sources tell cnn the president has privately expressed confidence in alex acosta. the same sources tell cnn trump's mood could change at any
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moment. we of course know that. all the while calls are mounting on capitol hill and beyond for the labor secretary now to resign. abby philip is at the white house for us. she's joining me right now. abby, what are you hearing from the white house about this coming statement from secretary acosta? what's expected today? >> reporter: well, kate, there is no question the pressure is building on this situation, which is why you're seeing alex acosta making the decision to come out front and explain himself in person this afternoon around 2:00. but we're also hearing from our sources that he is not expected to resign. this statement is going to happen at the department of labor later today. and there's a sense in the white house that they're taking their cues from president trump who just yesterday was asked about all of this and he took the time to defend alex acosta. >> i can tell you that for two and a half years, he's been just an excellent secretary of labor.
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he's done a fantastic job. but you're talking about a long time ago. and again it was a decision made i think not by him but by a lot of people. >> reporter: so we're also hearing another argument coming from the white house. this morning the vice president's chief of staff, marc short, made sure to note that alex acosta, according to short, was being requested to be taken off the case by epstein's lawyers, by the defense, because epstein's lawyers believed that he was too aggressive in this case. so don't be surprised if you hear more about that later this afternoon. from the sounds of it, the white house is preparing to mount a defense of alex acosta. but acosta himself is doing it this afternoon with that statement. yesterday he also tweeted that he believed new evidence was coming to light and that he welcomed the reexamination of jeffrey epstein in this case. but if he takes questions, there will be plenty of them, as there are a lot of concerns about his role in the sweetheart deal, why
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he chose to go down that path. as all of this unfolds, the president himself will be watching very carefully. white house aides stress his mind can change at any moment, as he evaluates how this is all playing in the media, something he watches and monitors very closely, kate. >> yeah, it's quite surprising that amid all this alex acosta is holdings -- i don't know if it's just a statement or a press conference, we will see. abby, thank you very much. so we'll have to wait and see the response from capitol hill to whatever secretary acosta says today. even before then we are hearing from house judiciary committee chairman jerry nadler telling cnn that he may investigate acosta's plea deal with epstein a decade ago. cnn congressional correspondent phil mattingly is following this on capitol hill. phil, what are you hearing right now? >> reporter: so, kate, there's a couple different dynamics at play here. we have obviously seen democratic leaders, really a flurry of all democrats, rank and file and leadership call for
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secretary alex acosta resign. if he does not want to resign, they have called for president trump to fire him. what democrats haven't done, at least en masse right now, is say that they're going to launch investigations or they're going hold hearings. in fact senate democratic leader chuck schumer was asked if hearings should be held. he said he wanted to wait and see what the justice department review of that nonprosecution agreement laid out before he made any decisions on that front. speaker pelosi was asked about it and she said it's the president's job to investigate this, it's his cabinet. you mentioned jerry nadler, who said they would carefully review the possibility of a potential investigation, but he also noted in that same interview that the judiciary committee has an awful lot on their plate right now. so does the house oversight committee and the house education and labor committee. the democrats in the majority in the house who have control to hold hearings or an investigation so far have been reluctant to go down that path. part of the reason is really twofold. one, they have a lot on their plates, as chairman nadler said. the second is they're waiting to see what comes out next. part of what you're seeing, i'm told, is there's kind of the
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expectation that acosta may not make it through the week. we will see, however. you made a key point here, both republicans and democrats will all be watching at 2:30 today when he speaks to figure out if there are next steps, and what those next steps might be, kate. >> absolutely. and all the while we have this sdny case now against jeffrey epstein and dozens of underage victims, that they are still asking for more victims to come forward if they can. amidst all of this, there is that. phil, thank you so much, i really appreciate it. we're going to keep our eye on washington and capitol hill, but we're going to turn our attention back to new york city, where we'll have more live coverage of the celebration of the u.s. women's soccer team. co-captain megan rapinoe about to speak to the crowd. we'll be right back. yrup? whicthis kind bar's first ingredient is almonds. which is just another name for... almonds. look inside this kind wrapper and you'll see wholesome ingredients like heart healthy nuts.
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woman of the hour, is speaking now to fans in lower manhattan. >> let's go, new york city! i see y'all right here. i see everyone in the distance as well. hello back there! this is crazy. this is absolutely insane. such at a loss for words. i mean i'll find them, don't worry. but ridiculous. first and foremost, my teammates. just shoutout to the teammates. everybody. give them a clap. this group is so resilient, is so tough, has such a sense of humor, is just so bad ass.
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there's nothing, nothing that can faze this group. we're chillin'. we've got tea sipping, we've got celebrations, we have pink hair and purple hair. we have tattoos and dredlocks. we've got white girls and black girls, and everything in between. straight girls and gay girls. hey! i couldn't be more proud to be a co-captain with carli and alex with this team. it's my absolute honor to lead this team out on the field. there's no other place that i would rather be, even in the presidential race. i'm busy, i'm sorry. to the staff, to the coaching staff, the technical staff, to
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the medical staff, to the support staff, to the massage therapists, to the videographers, to the chef. chef t! to our security, to our media people, thank you so much. you make our jobs so easy. we don't have to focus on anything other than what we have to do on the field. thank you for that. to the federation, carlos, thank you. you were incredible this world cup. i know that you got a little stick when you were up here, a couple chants. i think that's a sign of affection, though, right? everybody gets booed. everybody in a position of power gets booed. i'm going to stick my neck out there a little bit, and i'm going to endorse carlos. i think he's with us, i think he's on the right side of things. i think he's going to make things right.
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he's proven -- he's proven every day since he's been in office for us that he's with us. he was with us every single day of the world cup. not only from just a how much that means to us, but just from an outlook standpoint and all the eyes looking in. this man was there. he was in the tunnel every single game. he was celebrating every single game. we appreciate that. thank you. we look forward to holding those feet to the fire. >> to the mayor's office, this is our second time around. mayor de blasio, thank you for hosting us. also to the governor, cuomo is how you pronounce it, right? thank you so much for hosting us. to the nypd, to the fire department here, to everyone that made this happen, thank you so much. this is not possible without
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everyone. we really do appreciate all that it takes to shut down the biggest, best city in the world. for the biggest, best team in the world. thank you for that. that means the world to us. i think i'll just end with this. this is my charge to everyone. we have to be better. we have to love more, hate less. we've got to listen more and talk less. we've got to know that this is everybody's responsibility, every single person here, every single person who is not here, every single person who doesn't want to be here, every single person who agrees and doesn't agree, it's our responsibility to make this world a better place. i think this team does an incredible job of taking that on our shoulders. and understanding the position that we have and the platform
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that we have within this world. yes, we play sports. yes, we play soccer. yes, we're female ath heats, but we're so much more than that. you're so much more than that. you're more than a fan. you're more than someone who just supports sports. you're more than someone who tunes in every four years. you're someone who walks these streets every single day. you interact with your community every single day. how do you make your community better? how do you make the people around you better? your family? your closest friends, the 10 closest people to you, the most hundred people closest to you? it's every single person's responsibility. there's been so much responsibility. it's time to come together. this conversation is at the next step.
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we have to collaborate. it takes everybody. this is my charge to everybody. do what you can. do what you have to do. step outside yourself. be more. be better. be bigger than you've ever been before. if this team is any representation of what you can be when you do that, please take this as an example. this group is incredible. we took so much on our shoulders to be here today, to celebrate with you today. and we did it with a smile. so do the same for us. please. i ask you. new york city, you're the mother -- best! >> all right. so that's megan rapinoe and that's live tv, earn. apologies, we cannot control
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megan rapinoe's speech. but christine brennen is here with me as they're going to be getting the keys to the city right now. i feel like i -- well, i have never seen anything like this before. >> no, i would agree. and when people talk about her running for office, you can see how comfortable she is, how funny. i'm busy, she says. but the battle to have her endorse will be extraordinary in the democratic primary, to have her on stage for a candidate. we'll see how that plays out. >> and what -- she also took -- and something you noted to me is just the diversity of this team, the closeness of this team. and that was something that she very appropriately is celebrating, celebrating on stage in that speech. >> well, that team looks a lot more like america than the 1999 team. obviously, soccer started in the suburbs, title ix has been a huge success in the suburbs. not so much in urban areas or rural areas, but this team has a handful of women who are multi
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racial. it has -- as megan you cede, gay women, straight women, women who are married to women, women who are married to men. and it is -- again, it is much more of a -- the picture of the fabric of the country. >> absolutely. and what a morning it has been. what a show to watch. what a celebration to witness. thanks so much for joining me, christine. it was great to see you. thank you all for joining us today. much more after a quick break. r. now, at the lexus golden opportunity sales event. get 0.9% apr for 60 months on all 2019 models. experience amazing at your lexus dealer. when you start with a better that's no way to treat a dog... can do no wrong. where did you learn that? the internet... yeah? mmm! with no artificial preservatives or added nitrates or nitrites, it's all for the love of hot dogs.
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welcome to "inside politics" i'm john king. thank you for sharing the day with us. british ambassador to the united states resigns. in leaked cables, he called president trump incompetent and inept and the white house made it clear the ambassador was no longer welcome. the president will get another big wish, the fed chairman citing trade turmoil and a global slowdown suggests a cut in interest rates is coming soon. and the u.s. women's soccer team gets a hero's


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