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they did not have access to services. that is another conversation. i think we are out of time. thank you very much for the questions. [applause] washington journal is live every day with news and policy issues that impact you. coming up, a political labor reporter discusses revamping the visa program. institute competitive discussing the trap agenda on climate in the environment. watch "the washington journal" at 7:00 eastern this morning. join the discussion. >> we are featuring our c-span'sm winners in
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video documentary competition for middle and high school students. students told us that most urgent issue for the new and congress. our first prize winner is an 11th grader from washington d c. gonzagam danzi college high school. take a look. ♪
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>> working with many who struggle with homelessness to provide basic human services and growth towards stability and meaning in life. not a lots people are different from everyone else. they have just fallen to hat eventuallyt got out of their control. >> i got involved with people that were counterfeiting money. here in february.
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>> i became homeless because i became incarcerated. they released me on the streets with no assistance, fend for yourself. 33, ex-con, trying to get my life together. >> i stayed in a homeless shelter. beever thought i would homeless. most people in the country are living paycheck to paycheck. causes ofre root homelessness. among them are mental health, but you also have addiction, drug and alcohol addiction, and unemployment. some of these guys truly are unemployed.
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and incarceration. the fifth major cause is dissolution of family. >> mental illness is huge. guys who haveof some form of mental illness. depression, bipolar, these things can exacerbate homelessness. it is prevalent in this environment because we don't understand how deep a mental illness is. >> i've seen guys deteriorate because they are homeless, the depression of being homeless being too much for some guys and they crumble. many be homeless because they are mentally ill.
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♪ >> mental health care is the number one resource needed by the homeless. allaffordable care act for of its troubles and problems has afforded a path, the opportunity
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to get mental health care they need. they can't afford going to a psychiatrist or psychologist. they cannot afford the medication. act isaffordable care lesolutely beneficial to peop that are homeless. there is no question in my mind. ♪ to be in the most powerful , it doesn'the world make sense. >> having people live
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out-of-doors is wrong. there are consequences, we don't want to deal with that. >> we cannot blink our eyes or put an app on our phone to make it go away. it is not a big topic in congress. this country has not purposed itself to end homelessness. >> how are we supposed to change our lives if we are always pushed away? country where we need -- >> treat me like a person.
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>> one of the struggles for the homeless is they become treat ma invisible. when we ignore them, we are disrespecting them. they are still human beings. we can treat them as humans, it is a whole step forward. all of the documentaries in this year's studentcam competition by visiting treasury secretary stephen miniature and and white house budget director and the mulvaney conferencet of a starting this morning at 8:45 eastern on c-span 2. , where history unfolds daily. in 1970 nine, c-span was created
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as a public service by america's public television services and is brought to you by your cable or satellite provider. "washington journal" is next. we will look at today's news and take your calls. a news conference following his agency's meeting today and taking questions on changes to internet privacy. live coverage at 12:45 eastern on c-span. later, president trump will hold a news conference with the italian prime minister. italy will host the g7 summit in i cicilline the month. aboutour, we will talk president trump's executive order to revamp the worker visa program.
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then a question on the trump administration's climate record. >> an unchecked iran has the potential to travel the same path as north korea and take the world along with it. host: that was secretary of state rex tillerson discussing the trump administration's desire to thoroughly review u.s. policy toward iran and specifically review the iran nuclear deal. even though it was earlier this week the administration had announced the country was complying with elements of the deal, which was established by the obama administration and other countries, and even earlier as the administration reiterated that iran was a state sponsor of terrorism. we'll hear more from the secretary of state. with that in mind and specifically toward the iran nuclear deal, should the u.s.


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