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well mentality or. present united states is something that is i think the basing to our country and. you know it's. you know you would think he would aspire to to be the president united states in an act like a present united states but you know there's just not going to be the case apparently and it's up to others who serve unliked of capacity where their governors or mayors or senators to you know try to conduct himself in a manner that is more of a coming about a leader but he's obviously you know not up to that i've said to me on multiple occasions where the staff has asked me to please intervene it was get right to something that was really off the tracks and and look i have seen no evolution in an upward way i mean he's matter of fact i would say it appears to me that. he appears he's said that the president
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actually deep valving i mean those are strong fighting words in washington the u.s. president was watching that interview and he fired off a series of tweets attacking senator corker bob corker who helped president obama give us the bad iran deal and couldn't get elected dog catcher in tennessee is now fighting tax cuts that was the first tweet that he went on to tweet corker dropped out of the race in tennessee when i refused to endorse him and now he's only negative on anything tropp look at his record. trump added another tweet isn't it sad that white wait senator bob corker couldn't who couldn't get reelected in the great state of tennessee will now fight tax cuts plus. and he tweeted further senator corker is the incompetent head of the foreign relations committee and look how poorly the u.s. has done he doesn't have
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a clue as the entire world was laughing in taking advantage of us people like little bob corker have set the us way back now we move. our lives put in our washington correspondent carolina jim oid carolyn it's good to see you well the the feud between the senator and the u.s. president and certainly kept you busy today talk to me about the impact of corker's criticism today i mean will it make a difference in the trump white house in the long term. well probably the world impact has just started because it is now another republican senator you name to name him jeff flake who has announced that he's not going to run again for senate in the midterm elections and next year in november
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and that means he has nothing to lose just as corker who is also retiring from senate so also flake from very clear very hard words against the president of the united states he said we should not normalize donald trump's behavior you can excuse one thing or two but not continuously we have to speak out and stand up i hope that more of us do we can't wait any longer we can't continue with this behavior and this clearly shows a kind of for belly in the republican party and as we know also senator john mccain will retire from senate because of health reasons and in the past he also has criticized the president donald trump mccain said that donald trump is poorly uninformed and impulsive and also asked yesterday on whether there was a relationship between him and the president mccain and sort of almost non so with flake and mccain and corker there were you three senators of the republican party who were found very clear worse against the president
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a friend yeah i want to pick up too on that and senator jeff flake we've got a sound bite from him that just came in let's take a listen to what he said today we must stop pretending that the degradation of our politics and the conduct of some in our executive branch are normal they are not normal. reckless outrageous and undignified behavior has become excused in countenance as telling it like it is when it is actually just reckless outrageous and dignified and undignified. and when such behavior emanates from the top of our government it is something else it is dangerous to a democracy i mean i think what's interesting looking at this is the fact that we've got these these members of congress republican members of congress now lashing out at the president but these are not members who are running for
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reelection i think there's something for our viewers to keep in mind these are you know members of congress who have nothing to lose at the ballot box next go around let's take this story there beyond u.s. borders senator corker sits on the foreign relations committee he said today that leaders around the world know that the president is not telling the truth what can mr corker do in terms of foreign policy to limit donald trump's agenda well he is the chairman of the committee of foreign affairs and the senate and the congress has already shown in the past situations that they can decide without having the support of donald trump for example in the case of for russia they decided to impose sanctions against russia even though donald trump didn't want this so they do have an influence on foreign affairs and regarding that other countries for example of germany are looking for different paths to to to have a dialogue with the united states and maybe ignoring in
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a way the white house corker might be a perfect partner to talk with for the german bundestag for example that's it in one point to make there more have to see how this plays out the feeling this story has some very very long legs our correspondent in washington on the story for us tonight our alina cho more carlina thank you very much. well after much anticipation and protest a controversial film about the last russian tsar is set to release this week the movie tells the story of tsar nicholas the second and his affair with a polish ballerina named matilda but the tale has entered hard line nationalists and russian orthodox christians they view the tsar as a saint. romanov family secret a story of forbidden passion when son nicholas the second fell in love with
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a ballerina a film premiere that's made many russians nervous. with the good news is the premiere of matilda was held peacefully here at the very famous marines can operate in sunday to spirit and this is despite the fact that this film a lot of controversy in the russian. tension was high on opening night one hundred police officers got of the select audience security measures more typical of an airport where a place many feared an attack director alexy should tell had received multiple threats but he remained defiant. yeah i'm not afraid i have good sense triumphs and the process of sides. the uproar mainly has to do with a few sex scenes that depict a week. who is about to lose his throne over matilda a simple dancer. that was too much for russia's
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powerful orthodox church which canonized nicholas the second after his murder nine hundred seventeen betraying him this way is an offense to the religious sensibilities of the faithful that's according to russia's parliament the duma. natalya parkland skier a duma lawmaker started the campaign against matilda. what do you have against the film. and his insults saints who embody a healthy family a proper family relationship our family values. news in the order not to cause offense one must be able to strike a balance between artistic freedom and the rights of our citizens to their religious feelings. some of these offended citizens seem to take inspiration from his campaign they torched movie theaters like here in the city of you catherine virg.


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