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programs, to protect against missiles, that they should respect the notion that for congress to offer this kind of support, we have an obligation to visit and to understand the security concerns firsthand. >> senator kirsten gillibrand, thanks so much for joining us. really appreciate it. >> thank you. our coverage on cnn continues right now. happening now, breaking news. dismissed. the new york police officer accused of fatsally choking aaron garner five years ago has been fired and will not get a pension. an administrative judge found the officer had used the chokehold. garner's dying words, i can't breathe became a national rallying cry for police accountability. more conspiracies. president trump spinning more conspiracies blaming the media and fed for economic woes, fox news for bad polls and google for hillary clinton getting more votes. is he worried about re-election?
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shooting plots foiled. three men in three states have been taken into custody for allegedly threatening or expressing interest in mass shootings. how are police and the fbi able to stop them. and absurd. that is what denmark prime minister calls president trump's desire to buy greenland. the world's biggest island may not be for sale but it is melting. we're going to show you the shocking impact of the cliemts crisis there. wolf blitzer is off. i'm brianna keeler, you're in "the situation room". >> announcer: this is cnn breaking news. >> five years after he was accused of fatally chokingash garner, new york police officer daniel pantaleo has been fired and will not receive his pension after a disciplinary hearing which he was found guilty of using a chokehold on garner. garner's final words, i can't breathe, were a rallying cry for the black lives matter movement
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and with recession fears mounting president trump blaming the media, democrats and his own fed chairman for economic concerns and he has you some conspiracy targets falsely accusing google of manipulating millions of votes for hillary clinton. and turning against his favorite fox news for a poll showing him losing to four different 2020 democrats. i'll be speaking with congressman steve cohen of the judiciary committee and our constituents and analysts have full coverage of the day's top stories. we do begin with the firing of the police officer accused of fatally choking aaron garner. i want to go straight to new york and cnn crime and justice reporter shimon prokupecz. break this down for us, shimon. >> reporter: brianna, this is a decision that was weak weeks in the waiting and comes amid a lot of implications for policing and for mayor de blasio who is running for president after he took the national stage during a cnn debate and said that the family would finally get justice
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after the department of justice decided against bringing charges against the officer that was involved on this. and of course the mayor here wanting this officer to be fired. now today a visibly emotional police commissioner at times talking, explaining his decision. said it was a hard decision to make. said he was confident in his decision. in his decision was based on the fact that the officer acted reckless. but of course understanding the implications that this has on the men and women of the nypd, the police commissioner said this was not an easy decision to make. and here is what he said. >> trials commissioner ruled that officer's use of a prohibitsing chokehold was reckless and koonce tuted a gross deviation there the standard of conduct established for a new york city police officer. >> reporter: so panta layo who has been on desk duty since the
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incident will not, as a result of his firing, he will not be able to get his pension. he is essentially fired and terminated from the police department. he will sue the union sa-- said they will sue to get his pension back and his job. >> and what have the reactions been from his family and the police officer? >> the garner family are happy. they're happy with this decision. they said that while it came a little too late, they are happy. this is what they wanted. they wanted the officer fired. now obviously the police union is not happy. they are very upset over this decision by the police commissioner to ultimately fire this officer and here is what they have to say. >> he's firing a police officer who even -- he even said almost 300 arrests, took numerous guns off the street. 14 commendations from the new york city police department.
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an exemplary police officer. not a troublemaker. that meant nothing. >> reporter: and so here cents thing in the end for the nypd and certainly for the police commissioner, one of the things that they're most concerned about is how the rank and file going to react to this? we heard the police commissioner in his comments in his statement speaking to -- saying if he was a police officer right now, he himself would be -- he would be mad at himself for making this decision. obviously this is something that has been on his mind for quite sometime. not an easy decision and now we see what happens in terms of whether or not this oirve will be able to legally fight to get his job back. but in terms of everything else, this case for now is over, brianna. >> shimon prokupecz, thank you. despite warnings about many economists, president trump and his advisers are vigorously downplaying the riskch -- the rk of a recession and the president
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is insisting american consumers are rich and loaded with money. let's turn to jim acosta. to tell us what is behind this upbeat drum beat, jim. >> reporter: president trump is playing the economist and chief this week insisting there is no recession on the horizon but one of the president's top economic advisers larry kudlow is scheduled to hold calls this week with business leaders and other state officials from around the country to offer some reassurance on the economy and there is a fresh sign the president senses he may be in hot water. he's spreading new wild conspiracy theories. amid growing concerns about a looming economic downturn, president trump and his top aides are busy swatting away the r word. recession. >> i don't see a recession. the world is in a recession right now. and although that is too big a statement. >> reporter: a new survey finds most economists do expect a recession by the end of 2021. >> everybody wants to talk about pessimism and recession- >> is that why the president -- >> what is wrong with a little
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optimist. >> reporter: one of the president's top advisers larry kudlow insists there is no recession to fear but he is defending his own record of economic predictions. less than one year before the 2008 financial crisis he wrote in the national review, you can't call it a recession, this sort of fiscal monetization will continue the bush boom for years to come. >> i don't know that anybody saw that kind of crash. but, look, this is not then. this is not then. >> reporter: the president and administration officials are blaming the federal reserve. >> i very much hope that chairman powell goes forward and does lower the rate this next time around. >> reporter: the president is also suddenly downplaying talk of new gun control. >> i'm also very, very concerned with the second amendment, more so than most presidents would be. people don't realize, we have very strong background checks right now. >> reporter: the momentum for gun control may be slowing as new gop talking points are emerging. coaching republican lawmakers an how to answer questions about
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the gun show loophole, high-capacity magazine and whether white nationalism is driving mass shootings. iowa gop senator joni ernst faced a testy town hall when she tried to blame the shootings on the mental illness. >> a lot of the incidents that we see do come back to mental illness. >> reporter: the president is still fighting with his former communications director anthony scaramucci tweeting he's a highly unstable nut job. i barely knew him until his 11 days of gross incompetence despite bragging he only hires the best people. >> we'll get the best people in the world. >> reporter: scaramucci is talking up the idea of a gop challenger for mr. trump in 2020. >> this is not a never trump situation. this is not just screeching rhetoric. this is okay, the guy is unstable. everyone inside knows it. everybody outside knows it. let's see if we could find a viable alternative. >> reporter: the president is out with a new conspiracy theory accusing google of manipulated
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votes in 2016 addk his victory was bigger than thought but that is not true and there is no evidence of the conspiracy and the search engine is denying any manipulation and he thinks the fox news is out to get him after a poll found his approval rating sagging. >> fox has changed and my worst polls have always been from fox. there is something going on at fox, i'll tell you right now. and i'm not happy with it. >> reporter: now there are new white house talking points going out to the surrogates predicting the economy will stay strong through the 2020 election. the same talking points also take issue with democratic contenders calling the president a racist. those talking points accuse the candidates of labelling mr. trump supporters as racist as well. and getting back to this bogus conspiracy theory from the president, that google manipulat manipulated -- votes in the 2016 election, hillary clinton, she has chimed in on twitter this afternoon noting that claim has been debunked.
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she said right there, this debunk study was based on 21 undecided voters for context. that is about half of the number of people associated with your campaign who have been indicted. a stinging response from the former secretary of state, brianna. >> jim acosta at the white house. and joining me now is democratic congressman steve keyen of tennessee, a member of the house judiciary committee. thanks for coming on congressman. >> brianna, nice to be with you. >> i want to begin with president trump now backing away from calls for universal background checks on gun purchases. do you have any hope that congress in the administration will be able to get something done on gun violence? >> no. because trump and mcconnell are both lock step with the nra and they will not want him to do anything and much of the trump base is against any changes. even -- except they are for back-to-school. -- for background checks but the nra doesn't want it so we'll
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have a hearing on the 4th of september on bills on background checks on the red flag laws and try to -- and on high-capacity magazines but mitch mcconnell, the grim reaper, they won't go anywhere. >> what does it take to get something done on the federal level do you think? >> it takes a new president. takes a new senate majority leader. takes people of the country coming to grips with the fact that we have a leader who is not capable of leading this country. the economy is in danger because the president has no clue. he doesn't have an economist. he has a tv commentator. they don't know what to do. i've been with some of the leaders of around the world in the last several months and they are pretty much the folks i've been with and top financial people concerned about the united states going it alone with the tariffs on china and they think will harm the world economy rather than acting in concert with our allies and they
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have no famg -- faith in trump and i have no faith in trump and my father was a psychiatrist an i think about him often and i think he should be here today rather than me because when you listen to the previous report you had, that is a paranoid delusional individual blaming even fox news and the media for the problem with the economy and saying everything is fine and everything is wonderful. there is an interview i just read back from 1990 where trump cavalierly said depressions occur in the economy on a regular basis and there is not much you can do about them. well, he can't do much about anything. unfortunately. >> the president is pointing the finger at federal reserve chairman jerome powell and think it was a mistake for the fed to raise interest rates and wants to slash them further. what do you think needs to be done to stave off a recession? >> well, i'm not sure if there is a way -- this race by the economy but that takes effect later on and really we should have been -- we should be trying
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to have world trade, have engagement with other countries and not hurt our economy. he's admitted finally that the tariffs hurt the consumers. they hurt americans and they hurt -- dry up our economy and our spending. we should pass the minimum wage. every penny that goes to workers who are getting a minimum wage increase will go into the economy because they're living hand to mouth. and that money will be spent on goods and sfrs -- services and help the economy. the trump tax cuts put money in the wealthy who put them into -- about a third of that, 25% of 30% of that went to overseas holders of stocks. and they got the benefit of the tax cut. and the upper 1% got so much of it they just put it away in savings and they don't spend it in the economy because they didn't need the money. but the working people, middle class people, people earning $150,000 or less, that is where the tax cuts should have gone. so the tax scam has come back, the pigeons have come back to
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roost on the tax scam and on the tariffs and tariff man has got us in real trouble. >> i want to talk to you about what comes next now after the firing of the new york city police officer who was involved in the death ofash garner. you sit on the house judiciary committee where chairman nadler vowed to hold hearings to address the use of force by police officers. what specifics would you like to see in that legislation and what are the chances of it getting out of congress? >> well, it will be difficult but there is a bill i have which has a bipartisan support that would require there to be sensitivity training of cultural differences among police personnel and law enforcement personnel throughout the country. lacy clay and i have that together. lacy kind of put together the portion of the bill that deals with training of police officers and the portion i have deals with having independent prosecutors when there is a force used that could amount to deadly force or deadly force in fact was used to see to it that
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the prosecutors were not the same prosecutors in the jurisdiction where the law enforcement officer operates. they have a hand and glove relationship and there is no way that the public would see that result of whether to bring an indictment or charge an officer as being something that the facts dictate. so it is important that you have a separate prosecutor from where the officer is. this took -- in this case in new york it took a federal judge to make the decision. local authorities did not make it. the local district attorney general didn't make it and they didn't bring a indictment which i think they should have. so an independent prosecutor bill and statistics bills to require the justice department and on statistics of crimes with minority communities and to see if that might bring more attention to them. the law on deadly force was out of emphasis and attorney here named walter bailey was the lead
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counsel and that pretty much set the law and the law of deadly force is appropriate. >> congressman steve cohen, thank you for joining us here in "the situation room." >> you're welcome, brianna. good to be in "the situation room." and up next, is president trump turning against fox news? after a fox poll shows him losing to key democrats. >> the president said, quote, there is something going on at the network. and denmark's leader calls the president's interest in buying greenland absurd. as cnn gets a firsthand look at the shocking impact of the climate crisis on the world's biggest island. let your dna take you on the adventure of a lifetime.
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given the subject of his tweets, president trump is seeing conspiracies against him everywhere he looks. he's taken to twitter about what he complains about the news media and federal reserve working against him on the economy and about searching on -- google swaying voertds in 2016 election and even upset with his favorite long time favorite fox news. so let's talk about thwith our political and legal experts. so president trump is proclaiming there is something going on at fox. but this comes after fox put out a poll. fox news poll found that his
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approval rating had dipped to 43%. >> and that same poll showed him from behind from 6 to 12 points behind the democratic candidates in the 2020 election. this is just a fundamental way in which donald trump misunderstands or chooses to misunderstand the way the media works. his view effectively is that fox should function as sort of a state media service and they only report things that are good. when he said something is wrong with fox, it just means they're not reporting things that are only good for donald trump. that is his measure. whether it is objectively true or false, he's never been terribly concerned with. >> so april, is his expectation then that polls -- polls should be fixed for him? >> yes. that is of course his expectation. but the bottom line is that this poll is so much of a straw holes put -- a view of what is happening right now. and he doesn't like what is happening right now. but if he looks at what is
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happening right now, what he's been saying, what he's been doing, he's tiri -- stirring up the race issue, issues of race, gender, anything that is negative, he's throwing it out there in the wind for people to either grab or throw back. sand it looks like this poll is showing even fox and democratic polls are showing people are throwing it back. if, indeed, this fox poll and the democratic polls are right, if the election were to happen today, joe biden and other democratic contenders for the oval office would beat this president. this president's brand is a win. this is the -- the winning picture for the president is not this poll. not the fox poll, not the democratic poll. and the president is losing out right now and he does not like it. >> and there is another conspiracy theory, jeffrey, that he's on to. he took to twitter today to accuse google of manipulating votes. he said google manipulated from 2.6 million to 16 million votes
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for hillary clinton. put out by a clinton and not a trump support and google should be sued, my victory is bigger than thought. >> in a day of whacka doodle claims this is the most whacka doodle of all because there is not any claim that google manipulated votes. there is no -- they didn't go in there and change votes. no one claims that except donald trump. the idea is that searches were ranked in certain ways that helped democrats rather than republicans. this, too, has been long discredited but it is all part of this incredible nervousness about his political standing. i was wrong about 2016. i don't know if he's going to win or lose in 2020. but today's spate of craziness tells us he's really worried about losing. that is the real message. not any of the substance. >> you're nodding here sabrina? >> well, look, i think it is no coincidence that he picked out this 2.6 million number from the
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range that was provided in this unsubstantiated conspiracy theory because that is close to the margin by when hillary clinton won the popular vote and we've seen the president on multiple occasions throw out again conspiracy theories that votes were nearly 3 million votes were steel -- were stolen from him in the 2016 election because that pushes back against the notion that hillary clinton won the popular vote which is a big sore sticking point for the president. but again, to jeffrey's point, we've seen him repeatedly lash out when he is anxious about his own political standing and this is coming at a time when he's very concerned and amid reports of impossible economic downturn and that is the one area where he has actually received higher marks from the american public in terms of issues. so that is something that he has to be concerned about. >> sabrina and jeff and chris and april, we have more to talk about. especially with you, chris cillizza. stick around.
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nationalist threatening a mass shooting at a jewish commune itd center in youngstown, ohio, pled not guilty as authorities in two other states connecticut and florida made arrests in separate investigations that also included threats of mass shootings. president trump in the meantime seems to be backing away from talk about tightening gun laws. let's bring back our experts to talk about this. so chris, all these were alleged plots but the concerns of authorities were that if they had not intervened, these would have been three more mass shootings and the president is now distancing himself from -- he had talked about background checks and now he's stepping away from that. >> yeah. if you go and watch what he said or read what he said yesterday, before leaving new jersey to fly back to d.c., it is basically the nra's talking points on these mass shootings which is, you know, mental health needs to be a focus, guns don't kill people, people kill people and there is already laws on the books. it is essentially what he's
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saying which is a big walk-back from a week ago, august 7th or 9th, talking about how he supports expanded background checks and how he thinks the nra will be on board with the expanded background checks and mitch will be on board. he's done this before. parkland, and big partisan meeting with senators, said we'll get this done, two days later after meeting with the nra, so the notch. >> and could we talk about this mental illness. this idea that all mass shooters are mentally ill is proven to be not true. and the idea that if you have screaming for mental health you will stop any kind of violence in this country is simply not true. it is a talking point. it is not a fact. people with mental illness overwhelmingly are dangerous to themselves. but not to other people. so this is so -- such a distraction for people who don't want to talk about regulating guns themself. >> and people with mental
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illness compared to being a danger to other people more likely to be -- >> that is whey meant to say. f that is not what i did say. >> i knew that is what you meant to say. >> one polling point to bolster this to walkway makes no sense politically, 90%, in a fox news poll, the one we talked about last segment, 90% of people support universal background checks including 89% of self-identified republicans. there is zero bipartisan support for anything in washington or outside. this is actually something where if you do it, you have the vast majority of the country for it. >> and yet the question is will people vote that way? because what you have republicans and even some democrats who align with republicans when it comes to gun issues are banking on the fact that voters won't. because largely they do not. >> well, it is been a challenge for the gun control movement to make that a lit m-- a litmus te
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the ballot box but they have made gains. there was a coalition that came together after the sandy hook massacre in 2012 and has risen as a rival to the nra. now they have not been able to counter yet the influence that the nra has here in washington. but they have seen victories at tate legislatures where they've been more likely to pass some form of expanded background checks or other provisions to keep firearms out of the hands of domestic abusers when thae they've put to the public in the ballot referendums have been able to enact universal background checks so many people part of the that movement liken this to the fight for gay marriage where they are not expecting the action to happen at the federal level. they think this is a battle that will play out in the states. but if you do look just quickly at 2020 democrats, it is remarkable to see just how forcefully they are running on the issue of gun control. where this is now a central pillar of most of their campaigns which is a big shift
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from what we used to see several years ago even if recent elections when they would tiptoe around the issue of gun control. >> april, when you look at this, are you seeing any -- after sandy hook there was a feeling something would change. then there is seemed to be some folks, i think a lot of people who were skeptical because things didn't change after sandy hook thought who will change after el paso or dayton? do you think anything changes? >> you know, i thought as you said sandy hook, something was going to change. but it didn't. i thought after parkland, more would change. but it didn't. this is a very knee-jerk reaction society and particularly this president and gun issues are a piece this nation has to be grapple with for -- for the last 22 years i've been in washington when i first came to washington they were talking about closing the gun show loophole. now hr-8 that is passed in the house that has not passed in the
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senate but in the house deals with gun show loopholes. just now, 2019, as well as closing the loophole on online gun purchases. but it is more than that. it is more than just having someone who is crazy or who is not well mentally, it is also about issues of assault weapons. you don't need an assault rifle to kill bambi and game hunting and to kill bambi. that is plain and simple. any time the nra feels there is restrictions, they'll dig in and they're digging in. but there is another obstacle, brianna, the fact this is election time for people like mitch mcconnell. so they're not going to vote for anything to restrict guns at this moment. >> april, thank you so much. chris, jeffrey, sabrina, thank you. and coming up, elizabeth warren confronts native american leaders and apologizes for her controversial claims in the past about her heritage. it was like that feeling when you pull your green sock out of the dryer and then the very next sock is the other green one.
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two outspoken freshman congresswomen are speaking out after being denied entry into israel at the urgency of trump. and sunlen serfaty with us. >> the first time they're appearing together since they were denied entry last week into israel. they not only went after israeli prime minister netanyahu safing he's following in president trump's footsteps in pitting
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jews and muslims against each other but went after trump for pushing netanyahu did not let them in. >> netanyahu's decision to deny us entry might be unprecedented for members of congress. but it is the policy of his government when it comes to palestinians. this is the policy of his government when it comes to anyone who holds views that threaten the occupation. a policy that has been edged on and supported by trump's administration. >> all i can do as my city's granddaughter, as the granddaughter of a woman who lives in occupied territory is to elevate her voice by exposing the truth. >> and this fallout continues on capitol hill as behind the scenes a group of democrats are weighing their next steps. there are active discussions going on about what they potentially could do to respond to this controversy including potentially taking some oversight action targeting the u.s. ambassador to israel. the question is, of course, how
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serious of an effort this is and of course what dems will do if anything at all. >> well we know you will keep your eye on that. sunlen surf atty. in the 2020 race, elizabeth warren made a high profile to a native american forum using the appearance for an apology and to answer questions about how her policies would affect native people's and tribal lands. m.j. lee reports. >> like anyone who is being honest with themselves, i know that i have made mistakes. >> reporter: tonight elizabeth warren offering a public apology and a attempting to turn the page on the controversy over her family ancestry while speaking at a major gathering of tribal leaders and activists in iowa. >> i am sorry for harm i have caused. i have listened and i have learned a lot. and i am grateful for the many conversations that we've had together. >> reporter: questions over warren's past claims to native
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american ancestry have swirled for years. going back to her first senate campaign against republican scott brown. >> professor warren claimed that she was a native american, a person of color and as you could see she's not. >> reporter: the oklahoma native described herself as native american in numerous personnel documents early in her teaching career, a revelation that sparked furious backlash. last fall she responded to t the -- the op going criticism which showed distant native ancestry. >> the facts suggest that you have a native american ancestor in your pedigree. >> reporter: that was pans as insensitive and offensive by tribal groups and the senator ultimately apologized. >> i'm sorry for not being more mindful of this decades ago. tribes and only tribes determine tribal citizenship. >> reporter: as warren climbs in the polls, president trump is taking notice and still
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attacking her with the racial slur. >> we'll have to hit polka hasn'tas very hard again if she does win. >> reporter: warren using today's platform to address issues critical to tribal communities like missing and murdered indigenous women. >> over and over i'm struck by women who go missing and it doesn't make a headline for a week, for a month, women who are murdered, native women and it never makes a headline. >> reporter: and releasing an extensive plan to address the community needs last week with native american congresswoman deb holland kwho -- who endorsed the campaign. >> every time they ask about her family, they feed the president's racism. elizabeth knows she'll be attacked but she's here to be an unwavering partner in our struggle because that is what a leader does. >> reporter: now an interesting update about that dna test video over the weekend the campaign
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told us that that video would be removed from the warren campaign website. as of this afternoon, that video is no longer on the website. just goes to show another ten that the campaign appears to be taking to distance warren from that blunder and the tribal leaders that we spoke to at the conference saying that continuing to talk about this issue does not serve their community and they would truly like to focus on the policies, brianna. >> m.j. lee in sioux city, iowa. thank you. coming up, president trump's interest in buying greenland has generated plenty of political heat but real heat and melting ice make what is happening right now in greenland a cause for international concern.
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confirms, he's looked into buying greenland, denver's prime minister who is in charge of greenland is firing back. this comes as greenland is on the front lines of the national crisis. fred pleitgen was just there. tell us what you are learning. >> reporter: hi, you are absolutely right, the danish prime minister firing back at president trump calling his idea to acquire greenland is absurd and she hopes it was a joke ont. of course, he has now 1ed it really wasn't a joke. are you absolutely right, it is on the front line of the battle against climate change and the main action behind that is nasa. right now they're flying minute
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agos of greenland, what they're find secretary it is not only warmer air driving the ice melt and also warmer water in the oceans. here's what we saw. greenland may not be for sale, but it is melting. for all president trump's interest in buying this arctic territory, the united states already has an interest in saving it. that's why nasa took us along on a mission trying to map out how warmer ocean water is melting arctic ice here. an attempt to stop the devastating effect of climate change. in the air, nasa chief scientist josh willis shows me the probes they're launching all around greenland. like dropping thermometers into the sea. >> parts bold all the way down to the sea floor. so it gives us a profile from the surface to the bottom on the shelf. >> reporter: we've reached the drop zone. the enormous hellheim glacier.
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the scientists spot a mouth-free zone, pretty unusual. with great precision, that i have to drop a probe into that pond. >> drop, drop, drop, 14 away. i see water. >> reporter: bulls eye. >> it is perfect. >> i saw it, yeah. >> oh, wow. >> i see it. >> reporter: but the readouts they get are troubling. >> the warm waters are being able to be in direct contact with the ice. over the entire face. supercharge melting. r. wh >> reporter: what you are seeing sheer not the glacier, itself, it's the ice that's lost in the past few days. it is absolutely awe inspiring to see the size of this glacier, to see how much ice is coming off that glacier, that's obviously going to be the world's ocean. >> reporter: and it's not just this glacier. the ice melt has been super charged in all of greenland,
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recent recently. and while it looks magestic, the ice melt is also dangerous. these billions of tons of ice are causing sea levels to rise. >> there is enough ice in greenland to raise sea levels by 7.5 liters. so it's an enormous volume of ice. it's about 25-feet. and that would be devastating to coastlines all around the planet. >> reporter: the changes to our planet's environment can clearly be seen here in greenland. a remote arctic paradise whose warming climate will affect us all. and it certainly was a humbling experience to be flying there over greenland. we will be hearing from folks how the nature has changed there over the past year. they're saying those glaciers have been receding a great deal. if you speak to the local population there, a lot of them will tell you the first thing on their mind right now saving their nature rather than talking about being sold off to the united states as president trump
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