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subliminal way is they failed because the system is stacked against me. and stacked against my people -- >> instead of being a true leader. >> a great panel tonight as always. thanks for being with us. that's all the time we have left this evening. greta is next. see you home tonight. tonight rush limbaugh goes on the attack. >> i don't understand how anybody who has ever amounted to anything or wants to cannot be horrified by this man. >> rush limbaugh is talking about president obama but what did president obama do that got rush so fired up, even more fired up than usual? you will hear much, much more from rush limbaugh in a moment. and why are they slamming dick cheney for his trip to capitol hill? some are calling him partisan and confrontation natural. >> when he is no longer in
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public service but it willing to give up his time to come over here and help and takes a cheap shot like that, just does not make sense to me. >> the committee chair met with the former vice president dick cheney. he's here to tell you what went on behind closed doors. but first gov. romney is striking back and hitting hard. blasting president obama for making this now infamous comment. >> if you've got a business, you didn't build that, somebody else made that happen. >> and today in the campaign trail gov. mitt romney hammering the president for his attacks on success. >> we appreciate the work they have done but they did not build this business. the idea to say that steve jobs didn't build apple, that henry ford didn't build ford motor, that papa john didn't build papa
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john pizza, that ray crock didn't build mcdonald's's, that ray crock didn't build microsoft and go down the list, that joe and his colleagues didn't build this enterprise, to say something like that is not just foolishness, it's insult to go every innovator in america and it's wrong! president obama attacks success and therefore under president obama we have less success and i will change that! my own view is what the president said is both startling and revealing. i find it extraordinary that a philosophy of that nature would be spoken by the president of the united states. i think he wants americans to be ashamed of success, i want americans to welcome and to celebrate success and to encourage people to reach as high as they can and in some cases to build enterprises. i don't want government to take credit for what the individuals of america accomplish, whether they work in government or work in the private sector, it's the people of america that make america the unique nation, the
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exceptional nation that it is. >> fox news political analyst brit hume joins us. great to see you. >> nice to be here. >> gov. romney didn't go as far to call the president a felon that was suggested by some president staff members. but he does say president obama attacks success. is that fair? >> i think there's a distinct viewpoint between the president and mitt romney, between liberals and conservatives on how central government is to the success of our economy and to the success of our businesses. i think he was making a perfectly understandable point over the weekend that the government plays a role, that government creates an infrastructures, roads and bridges and legal rights, and copyrights and so on. but then he took it a stepfather when he said, look, if off got a business, you didn't build that, someone else made that happen.
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now he might not have meant to go quite that far but i think it suggests a view that he holds that government is really sort of the nerve center, the point of inspiration, the key really to our success as a nation and our success as an economy and i think republicans and conservatives very strongly disagree with that. and i suspect, greta, most americans disagree with it. >> has there been any case since then, or to try to put what he said in the proper context, has there been any case since then that he has dialed it back, explained it, said he felt differently than many conservatives are interpreting now? >> i think some in his campaign has tried to do that. >> how about him, though? >> he said something today. the point he was make is there's a lot of things we do together as a nation that makes us stronger and helps us all. but it's been amusing to me to watch media outlets rush to provide the meaning of his
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comments. and i don't think it can be read that way. let's recall what else he said. before he said that he was talking about successful people and he said i'm always struck by people who think, well, it must be just because i'm so smart. there are a lot of smart people out there. it must be because i work harder than everybody else. let me tell you, there are a lot of hardworking people out there. but the mistake, the people that do well in america when he said they take advantage of all the wonderful benefits conferred upon them by their government. >> i guess for all of us to guess what his context is, i'm a little bit surprised he didn't take full advantage of his microphone today and just tell us what he meant or explain it further. i find it rather unusual that he sort of is outsortsing it to his campaign staff to use a word that's been batted around a lot. >> greta, i think the reason for that is he's basically said what
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he thinks. if you look, for example, at the stimulus, which was the first big piece of legislation that came along that actually passed, and it was his main effort, his principal, almost his sole effort to deal with the economic meltdown and it was a huge amount of spending, upwards of $800 billion, a huge share of that, the lion's share really went to protect government jobs. and i think the president believes in his heart that the work that is done by government is really more important than other work that may be demon this country, that it is a primary importance and that is why he would seek to spend these emergency funds that were designed to revive the economy for that purpose because he thought that should come first because i think in his mind and in his heart government really does come first. >> i guess it would be more convincing if the unemployment level was 8.2%. i know he might want to massage his views on being a historian for the economy when his
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program, the stimulus bill, has been, i suspect, somewhat disappointing to him as well. >> one would imagine so, although you don't hear him saying that. he has said that it turns out that shovel-ready jobs weren't so shovel-ready but that's as close as he comes to admitting it was a huge disappointment on our economic recovery, which has been week. >> and it's always when you are in the midst of did you think it's the most important issue but we're about three and a half months out. >> it remains to be seen how much effect this will half. but i did note this today, as gov. romney was speaking, and he has a lot of critics on the right that think he's been way too weak and way too soft and way too slow to rebut charges against him leveled by the obama campaign, people were very spun up about his comments today and how strong he seemed and speaking without notes and real force on this issue. whether he will follow that up
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with more of the same and whether it will endure the campaign, i did think that the public will largely agree with what mr. romney is saying here. whether he will follow it up with advertising and convert this into a major campaign issue and whether it works remains to be seen but the opportunity is there for him. >> and as charles krauthammer told bill o'reilly tonight he thought if the election were held today he thought romney would lose to president obama. he added that we are still out 3 1/2 months and there's enough time. but i think a lot of conservatives are -- >> conservatives right now, they have the blues. they were happy a few weeks ago when republicans were happy and looked like obama was doing badly. and they thought the public was wising up to that. now obama has been on a little bit of a run and you see it in the polling in some of the key swing states and so forth so
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republicans have been worried. i feel differently than charles about this because if the election were held today, people would have by now become much more focused on it and would have confronted the choice that i don't think they will confront until sometime in october that is, all right, do we want to ratify what we have now and are we prepared for another four years of this president and these policies? my sense about this is when it comes down to it, people are going to say, no, i don't really think so, let's take a look at the other guy and they haven't really done that yet and if the election were held today or tomorrow, they would have done that and i think their attitudes might be different. >> i wonder how many undecideds there are at this point. >> i suspect it's large enough to make a difference but smaller than in the past. >> i suspect as well. britt, night to see you. >> thank you. >> and rush limbaugh is jumping all over president obama's remarks about business. >> when we've got a president
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campaigning, if you've got a business, you didn't build that, somebody else made that happen, i don't understand why anybody who has ever amounted to anything or wants to cannot be horrified by this man. that's a question i'm never going to have answered. it will never be understandable to me because there's too much ear rationality in the world and irrationality is inexplicable. it wasn't long ago the people that got lectured in this country were the people that were lazy. your parents lectured you, the high school guidance counselors, teachers, if you do anything you were the one that got lectured."
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now the people being lectured to in this country are those who succeed, those who achieve. >> many small business owners are steamed about president obama's remarks. katheryn bragg is one of them. she's been here before on the record and she's back tonight. nice to see you, katheryn. >> hi, greta. thanks for having me back. >> all right. i know from our past conversations that you are not wild about president obama. i'm curious, though, about you are a small business person. have his remarks had any impact on your view about him? >> well, unfortunately they have sort of solidified my views of him. i think he spoke pretty much what he thinks." and when he's left to do that off the teleprompter, it can be verien lightening for those of us who are paying attention. so i found his remarks quite
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derogatory and found them to be a slap in the face for one small business owner here in this country. so when i look at him as a president i'm disappointed because he doesn't speak to me and he doesn't speak to the other 430 businesses in my business association. he doesn't speak to the other 80, 90% of the economy that are small business owners, it's disappointing. >> could it be simply he has an ideology about how big government should be or the role of government that's vastly different than yours or do you think he was actually being insulting to you and all your hard work in your business? >> well, you bring up a good point and i think there is a difference in the way we think. and i do believe that he is telling us what he thinks and we need to listen to that. but i do find it disappointing, he is our president and he should be speaking for all citizens and he should be looking at the american way, which is what i'm trying to keep alive, which is what i believe
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in, and i'm not alone. millions of people come to this country with the same belief that i, thank god, were born in this country and get to experienced. he does not understand what it means to be a citizen of the united states and what this country was founded on and what people get up every single day and go to work and believe in, those of us are elevating ourselves and bringing others up with us. he does not believe that and i think that's fundamentally wrong for me when i look at my president. i don't appreciate that. >> do you think a gov. romney, if he were president romney, would make it any better for your business? >> well, my personal belief, which i have come to rather recently through a profound meeting with a person who is with fox news was my way of thinking is that the government and the elected officials that we have, i would like to see them look at deregulating. i would like to see them looking at the laws on the books and really determining which ones are most important because i think we are overlitigated or we
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are oversaturated with laws. will gov. romney, if he's elected, will he walk into office with that same notion that he's not there 20 create additional laws, to create additional burdens, is he in fact going to be there and understands at it is to be a u.s. citizen, to go up and work every day, try to make a better life for yourself and your families what can the government do to get out of our way and that's why i would elect anybody, regardless of the party. it's not about parties anymore, it's about a philosophical understanding of us every day and they can make things a lot better for everybody or turn and make them a lot worse. i think gov. romney today spoke a lot more passionately about what he believes that similar to my belief. the american dream is what we are here, it's what it's all about. it creates the most amount of wealth out there. it's the most profound system in the world, and i have traveled
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to other countries. i really want a person who is the head of the states here speaking that way. >> let me ask you a quick question. you made a reference to fox news and i didn't quite catch it. someone you spoke to at fox news? >> yes. i had a chance to meet john stossel in person. [laughter] >> you might want to clarify that because i was unaware of any of this. >> well, it was just something that happened recently because of his book. i had a chance for him to sign his book and the interesting thing was he spoke with me about my notion is that government is there to help and that's true. but if we aren't careful, i think many of the citizens tend to go too far with that notion and we tend to think maybe because the government is there we should be getting some kind of check back from the governor and it's free money and it's not free money. and maybe we should look at officials now and say if i elect you, what can you do to help dismantle government, what can you do to help take whatever it is on the books and really examine are these laws really necessary for our society to be productive.
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>> katheryn, thank you very much. >> thank you, greta. >> now to former vice president dick cheney during a trip to capitol hill today, the former vice president slamming the obama administration about the defense budget. automatic cuts are looming at the end of the year and vice president cheney said the obama administration needs to take action. >> i was asked to come up, and i have done that. and spoke obviously very much on behalf of maintaining our nation's defenses. obviously i think that capability is threatened by the prospect of -- we need to avoid that and i would like to see the administration more aggressive than they have been and they haven't done anything. panetta is the only voice i hear speaking reasonable. >> the committee chair buck
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mckeeion invited him to capitol hill. he's here with us. how are you, sir? >> fine. >> why did you invite cheney? >> well, he met with several people. he met with the deputy whips and the whip team and the speakers and they are all republicans. on the house side they were all republicans. i don't know about the senate side. i had a chance to speak with the vice president last year shortly before his operation, and i was just really impressed by him as an individual. i had never really had that time of time to spend with him before. and i thought who else could really take the message to our members of how serious this sequestration is? he served in the house, he served as defense secretary, served as chief of staff to the president, served as vice president, and headed up a large corporation, defense corporation.
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he understands the problem. >> well, it seems to meoblem ree budget act a year ago and then to the supercommittee couldn't reach a decision and it got into a logjam and now the automatic cuts go into effect. i don't know why the supercommittee didn't continue to meet since last september. there's no impediment for them meeting and now we are coming up with the cuts that are automatic. it seems to me if he can talk to both republicans and democrats and sort of get you together to talk, that would be a good idea. >> maybe so. i don't speak for the democrats. they have their own agendas and the things that they are working on. but what i'm just trying to do is to get people to refocus on it. it actually goes back further than that. the president gave a speech now almost two years ago, we've got to cut military $400 billion. based on what? because it's a big target.
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and so the chiefs have moved ahead, i met with one before he redesired he said he assigned the chiefs to cut $465 billion out of defense and that's a lot more than secretary gates had worked on. but that happened. now that's up to $487 billion. that's in the budget. we've already passed that. it's in the budget that we move forward on that will kick in, assuming the senate will pass a budget. but it will whack we are operating on as ever october 1st for the next year. the sequestration then kicks in on top of that. we are talking almost a half trillion dollars and then another five, six hundred billion on top of it. >> a very serious issue and i hope you resolve it. great to see you, sir. >> thank you. >> why did the nevada city just declare a safety emergency? here's aahing t has to do with money. the mayor is here next.
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>> this is a national nightmare. three city necessary california declaring bankruptcy and cities across the nation on the brink. one nevada city is facing a $30 million budget hole but north las vegas is barred by law from filing for bankruptcy so north las vegas is doing something out of the box. they are declaring a state of fiscal emergency. that's right, fiscal emergency. they are using a nevada law about national disaster to try to fix their budget disaster but the unusual move is raising eye browse. the mayor is joining us. nice to see you. >> nice to see you. >> you are taking some heat. does some people think you are doing some union busting? >> let me just say we have a great city of 220,000 residents that are really excited about a future that we have here in our city. right now we are going through tough times and the city council
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has decide today do everything in our measure to make our city prosperous again and getting through the tough times, even with declaring a financial emergency. it has nothing to do with busting unions, it has to do with the inherent duty the city council has to protect the health, safety and welfare of our citizens and to move our city forward in a positive direction. >> am i correct in saying that what this does is it freezes all scheduled salary hikes. >> yes. >> and also the overtime opportunities? does it include anything else? >> uniform allowance, holiday sell-back. there are provisions within the contracts that we are asking to suspend so you are correct, raises. we just want our employees to stay exactly where they are. they are getting the same pay as of june 30th that they are now and that's what we've asked them to do. we were not willing to do that. they were not willing to make concessions. they continue to want their
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raises and their uniform allowances, so we have taken this measure to suspend those portions of their contract. >> so it's a freeze? no one is getting fired, no one is losing, no one is getting a lower salary or lower pay. >> correct. >> except to the extent you don't get overtime and your expectation may be lower? >> correct. we are doing that, we've balanced our budget and paid all our bills this year. we very a budget ready for next year and we are moving forward. now, we've been taken to court by our employees. if the city is not able to do this, it will unfortunately mean layoffs. so the city council has done everything they can to prevent these layoffs, and the employees aren't really happy about it. >> are you in this position because of the horrible housing problems that your state in particular, and other states as well, so the prices have gone down so the properties have gone down for the revenues have gone down or have you been sloppy in your finances historically or is
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it a combination of both? >> it's really this tsunami, this perfect price sis -- crisis of the housing market falling apart. we were at 14%. we had a lot of construction workers, casino workers, and when that economy crashed a lost of our residents lost their homes, lost their jobs. we still have a 14% unemployment rate in our city. so you add that upon property assessed valuation going down, sales tax revenue statewide down 30%, it has just been the perfect storm in our city. as i said, we are doing everything we can to provide the services that our citizens deserve and to keep our employees employed. >> you are being sued. what is it that the group that's suing you, what do they expect to you do? wherewhere do they expect you tt the money or how do they expect you to handle the budget issue?
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>> they have asked us to raises taxes, they have asked us -- >> on what? taxes on what? on the property? >> yes. they have asked us to raise property taxes, they have asked us to borrow money from our utility fund, they have asked us to sell city hall, they have asked for quite a few unreasonable things that would be laughable if it weren't so funny. but the point is we don't want to lay off any more of our employees. we want to keep them employed. they are good employees. the problem is the salaries are unsustainable, the benefits are unsustainable and we've got to get them under control. our residence are behind us 100%. >> have you gone after the benefits yet? it looks like it is just a freeze. have you said anything like you are going after their benefits? >> we have not. we only needed for them to give us their cost of living raise and their uniform allowance in order for us to balance our
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budget so we didn't ask them to take a decrease and we have not gone after their benefits. >> mayor, thank you. we will watch this and see where it goes. thank you very much for joining us. >> thank you, greta. nice to see you. >> coming up, senator john mccain lashing out at the obama campaign, accusing them of running a chicago sleaze-style campaign. what set him off? you will hear from him next. and why does rush say batman could have a big impact on the could have a big impact on the presidenti [ male announcer ] when a major hospital
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>> the presidential campaign getting nastier by the minute. senator john mceven getting in on the fight. back in 2008 his team vetted gov. mitt romney as a presidential vice presidential candidate and now they aren't happening that the obama campaign is attacking gov. romney about his tax returns. >> if there was something wrong with his tax returns, and with no basis whatsoever, is the kind of chicago sleaze-style campaign that's being run by the obama campaign. because somehow to intimate that there was something wrong with someone's tax returns without any basis of fact whatsoever is really low. it's gutter politics and they
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should be ashamed. but they will never be ashamed. >> abc news senior editor rick klein joins us. now senator mccain saying the obama campaign is using sleazecy chicago style campaign. what is that? >> i guess when you think the other side does something you think is awful. >> how about if some went to prison? >> well, they have a bad track record. this is the playbook when the other guy isn't showing as many taxes as your guy is. you go out and say they are trying to hide something. mitt romney did it back in 1994 when ted kennedy was his opponent. if it fits your argument, you use it. >> it may be completely tame, but the more you hear about it people get worked up because people act like hiding something. >> that's right. and the obama campaign has done a masterful job.
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and instead of job numbers we talk about bain and what year mitt romney changed jobs and now we are talking about tax returns and how many years he will end up releasing. romney made it clear it's only two years. he has a couple problems because of the number of years other candidates have and his father did twelve years. >> and how do we know this is the staying party, this whole issue? are we talking about this now and is president obama talking about it now in his campaign because there is no other driving issue, or is this really a serious election year issue? >> the romney campaign's response to this suckets that they think this is going to go away. kind of a rope strategy. tie up the other guy, throw punches but we will stand back and wait it to play out. they think it will be about the economy, about the jobs and when the other things go out any are just distract. the problem is if you successfully define mitt romney during the critical period he is out there trying to describe who
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he is to the american people, are you able to get it back in november when people dial in after the election. and that's what mitt romney is up if chicago style politics comes to bear and you keep hitting the guy. >> is there any way to measure if the american people paying attention to the rate right now are are they waiting until after labor day. >> i think generally they are not. most of the battleground states that are actually dialed in to the campaign will do so later on. but they do get impressions of the candidates and if mitt romney strikes you as someone who is fundamentally dishonest or hiding something, it's hard to get over that hurd when he will people start dialing in again. >> and on the flip side, if you think a candidate is doing a sleazy or cheap shots that might set it off as well? >> that's right. maybe both sides get tarred by the negative campaigning element. there's no question when obama is complaining about the negative attorneys he's largely responsible for it. it's his campaign that are
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pushing these storylines. they want to talk about mitt romney and make it a choice about mitt romney versus obama rather than a referendum on the obama economy. >> all he has to do is make his announcement for vice president and none ever us will talk about any of this. >> but you only get to do that once. this is the advantage the romney campaign has over the obama campaign. they have the big clip they get to play between now and the convention, about six weeks to do it. they benefit from the thought the chip could get played at any given moment but i think it will be an overreaction to the moment to go out there right now and say we need to change the story so i will do that. and i'm going to olympics, see you later. >> so you don't think the running mate will come before the olympics? >> i don't. >> the twitter is going wild tonight it's coming friday. >> i think this is a head fake stage in the veep stakes with you can go out there and get people to chase a lot of rumors down, any hint, wink, nod, any that people think they know something when it's actually in
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mitt romney's head. i think the discipline of this campaign suggests they do this at a time and place of their choosing and that's when they have a clean shot after the olympics, after people start getting excited about the convention. >> it's intriguing we have no hints. nobody has been out of positions. the staffs haven't been moving to boston. this is really a well-kept secret. >> they are great at covering their tracks and head fakes and throwing us off in a few different ways and they are good about putting their folks out there with some long leashes. we are hearing a lot from people we know are being actively considered. they are out will raising money. >> i think they have been cut loose and that's why they are talking. anybody you see on the air in the next week will not be the nominee but that's my voodoo on this. that's the last word on that. great to see you. china now blasting the united states lawmakers and u.s. lawmakers blast being the olympic committee and many mad
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over the team usa uniforms. how hard would it be to get uniforms made in america? we set out to investigate and you will see what we found out. and in a few minutes, will batman get involved in the campaign? yes, we said so anyway, i've been to a lot of places. you know, i've helped a lot of people save a lot of money. but today...( sfx: loud noise of large metal object hitting the ground) things have been a little strange. (sfx: sound of piano smashing) roadrunner: meep meep. meep meep? (sfx: loud thud sound) what a strange place. geico®. fifteen minutes could save you fifteen percent or more on car insurance. [ male announcer ] this is our beach. ♪ this is our pool. ♪ our fireworks. ♪
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that label on team usa's uniforms because they are made in china. that's making many americans really mad. we want to know shouldn't have the olympic committee done a better job in is it that hard to find clothes made in the usa? we hit the ground to find out. >> i think they should be embarrassed, i think they should take all the uniforms and put them in a big pile and burn them. >> it was an outrage on capitol hill the u.s. olympic teams clothes were made in china. we went to fine out how many clothes are made in america. and with my wife as my witness these are the clothes i started out before i knew this was my assignment. let me confess my shutt in china, tie in london, shirt in malaysia, shoes in italy and american lapel pen was made in china. >> if we are going to be supporting the u.s., we should
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definitely have the clothes made in the united states. >> where were your clothes made? anything made in america? >> made in china yeah. >> cambodia. >> and checking shorts here. i don't normally do this to people on the sidewalk. we have a beautiful blouse made in indonesiaa. how much of your outfit is made in america? >> probably nothing. >> made in mexico. el-detroit. >> all right, a forest ranger hat. >> made in america. >> the national park service hat made in america. thank goodness. i see you have fruit of the loom underwear but i'm not checking her. while he's checking her i'm checking the better half's shirt. where is it? >> bangladesh. >> and we have a usa flag and it says "knit in usa, assembled in
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honduras. so we got half there. >> made in china. >> do you want to check his shorts for me? i ain't checking them. >> aain't checking them. >> do you want to check his shoe? all right. let's see. we have made in china. >> where were your clothes made? >> i don't know. >> the yankees hat. surprisingly made in china. >> we are going over to represent the united states. we should be all american. we have a lot to be proud of. >> we have made in the usa. so just how hard is it to dress in an all-american made outfit that looks good? we came here to this independently-owned clothing store in washington to find out. let's go see. >> can you dress me in an all-american outfit? >> i can do that.
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>> you've seen our top stories but here's the best of the rest. did first lady michelle obama just dis the president on camera? they were at an olympic basketball exhibition game. the kiss cam focused on the obamas. that means the crowd expected to see them kiss. president obama put his arm around and leaned in but no kiss. and then the daughters explained the kiss cam to their parents and on a second appearance on the kiss cam they finally kissed. by the way, the white house officials requested the second chance. gov. romney's campaign forced to pull the plug on one ad. it featured president obama singing at an event earlier. he sang "let's stay together." but they said the romney campaign does not have rights to the video and the ad has now been removed from the internet. why was he singing it?
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it was along with other headlines. and a bobcat, a cat burglar, wasn't stopped from breaking in. a bobcat managed to slip through a razor wire fence right on to the prison grounds and then the wild cat climbed up the roof of one of the prison buildings. after hanging out the bobcat was shot with a tranquilizer and taken to theanimal hospital. later it will be released back in the wild. and talk about getting things off your chest. the utah man tells all. value wrote his own obituary and he confesses to all kinds. misdeeds. he confesses to stealing a motel safe back in 1971 and tells disneyland and seaworld to take them off his banned for life list, and patterson confess that is he never earned a ph.d.. his family thought he did.
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>> greta: 11:00 is almost here, flash studio lights it's time for last call. is vice president biden testing out new campaign slogans? take a look at what turned up on the conan o'brien show. >> america's few stur not as bright as it's past. >> in the long run, we'll all be dead. >> we will not succeed. >> america workers are part of the problem. >> i'm sorry. sorry. >>

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