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>> real show comes up next. >> save us! a bromance or frenemies? donald trump and paul ryan get together on capitol hill to try to smooth things over. this is special report. good evening, welcome to washington, i'm doug mcelway in for bret baier. the highest-ranking republican in congress and the party's presumptive presidential nominee met today at a meeting that was part convenience and parter shotgun wedding. peter doocy on whether paul ryan and donald trump can overcome their differences, but we begin with senior national correspondent john roberts and what happened when the donald met the speaker. >> it was a charm offensive, the
likes of which waesh washington has rarely seen. the presidential candidate trying to put together the pieces of a fractured party. he's built buildings and golf courses, resorts and enormous wealth. today donald trump came to washington to build bridges with republicans. especially house speaker paul ryan. >> we agree on a lot of different items. and we're getting there. i feel very strongly about border security. i feel very strongly about trade. i feel very strongly about building up the military and to a large extent, i think paul is there also. >> trump arrived in the nation's capital amid deep suspicions of his intentions. ryan was particularly offended by trump's plan to ban muslims from entering the country. but after trump softened his stance in the hours preceding his reason. ryan found reason to be optimistic. >> i was very encouraged from what i heard from donald trump today. i do believe that we are now planting the seeds to get
ourselves unified to bridge the gaps and differences. >> even though ryan said the two got along very well. he's still not yet ready to jump on the trump train. >> i was encouraged with this meeting. but it's a process. it takes time. you don't put it together in 45 minutes. >> ryan met with the house republican leadership. no endorsement, but the highest-ranking republican won whose child has a disability said it was high first opportunity to discuss and impress upon the presumptive nominee the importance of championing a core value of the republican party -- dreaming big for everyone and turning its back on no one. the party's embattled chairman, who at one point feared wholesale defections from his fight to win the white house, finally could exhale. >> i think there's a heck of a lot more of agreement than any disagreement. i beckon back to ronald reagan's quote, my 80% friend is not my
20% enemy. we get that here. >> trump found full support from orrin hatch who said he'll help trump identify potential supreme court nominees and will continue to encourage donald to soften some of his rhetoric and always act in a matter of a presidential nominee. john cornyn declined to comment. but said there is a way to talk about the issues that isn't offensive to people. while many prominent republicans appear to be warming to trump. others still say they'll sit out the presidential election. chris collins, the first member to endorse trump said he just can't understand. >> for people, republicans to say i'm not going to vote in this upcoming election, i just am baffled by that. >> donald trump met with former secretary of state, james baker today after baker sharply criticized trump's foreign policy in a senate hearing yesterday. it looks like trump going to be coming back as well. congresswoman mcmorris rodgers
invited trump to speak to the entire republican caucus at some point in the future and trump accepted. >> john robert at the capital's statue hall. will donald trump and paul ryan be able to work things out? and work together? correspondent peter doocy takes a look. >> the pillars of donald trump's platform have been so popular with primary voters he's now on track to receive more votes than any republican presidential candidate, ever. but those positions aren't such a hit with the most powerful republican in d.c. right now, speaker paul ryan. such as trump's plan to round up 11 million people here illegally and send them home. >> they're going to be deported. we have many illegals in the country. we have to get them out. >> ryan says he doesn't think kicking that many people out is good policy. >> we have to come up with a solution that doesn't involve mass deportations, that involves giving people the ability to get with the law, to come and earn a
legal status while we fix the rest of legal
immigration. >> one of his most controversial positions -- >> donald j. trump is calling for a total and complete shutdown of muslims entering the united states until our country's representatives can figure out what the hell is going on. >> trump now says that's only a suggestion. but it's still a ban, the speaker scoffs at. >> it's not what this country stands for. not ohm are there many muslims serving in our armed forces, dying for this country. there are muslims serving right here in the house. working every day to uphold and defend the constitution. >> on entitlements, trump doesn't seem interested in touching those programs. >> my absolute intention to leave social security the way it is. >> but ryan's rapid rise to prominence in washington was tied to his emphasis on reforming entitlements, he's still passionate about fixing them to lower the debt. >> you cannot tackle the debt
crisis if you don't fix this entitlement problem. >> still veteran republican strategists are hopeful that none of the trump/ryan differences of opinion are deal-breakers. >> i think at the end
of the day ryan will have more in common with donald trump than he has any disagreements with. >> the past fall ryan said he would only accept the speakership if he thought he could be a truly unifying figure in the republican party. he managed to cool the hostility between warring republican factions then. now he has a chance to do it again. doug? >> peter doocy. thank you. serious concerns tonight that police in cleveland may not be ready for the kind of trouble that could come when the republican convention begins in mid july. the city is still dealing with the fallout from the death of a 12-year-old black boy shot by a white police officer while playing with a pellet gun. correspondent mike tobin is in cleveland tonight with with what is being done and not done to prepare for the gop assembly
this such. >> republican national convention attracts raucous demonstrators as it did in st. paul in 2008. donald trump events are magnets for passionate demonstrators. in a few weeks, the two will converge on cleveland, a town already swelling with ethnic tension. >> is cleveland ready for this convention? >> no, i don't think we're anywhere near where we need to be for it. >> police union president steve loomis complains that police weren't measured for riot gear inform after the order was placed. bikes for bike cops are still not here and in his opinion training has been minimal and some business owners think local police have done well handling previous demonstrations in cleveland. there's not been enough communication ahead of the convention. >> i'm neither confident nor not confident. i don't have a lot of information. >> city council public chairman
said the police union boss is lobbying for more gear and training because that's his job. zone says there's been extensive planning, strategizing and training. >> we've been practicing and exercising since the fall of last year. we're preparing for the unknown. that's the way you need to do it. i believe at the of the day, people will look back and say job well done, cleveland. >> an organization calling itself dump trump has applied for a permit to march here during the republican convention. if the permit is denied, a spokesman for that organization promises to take to the streets anyway. one example of the kind of challenges shaping up for police here. doug? >> mike toeben in cleveland. hillary clinton is honing in on donald trump in anticipation of a general election match-up. senior political correspondent mike emmanuel has that part of the story. >> hillary clinton and her allies are ramping up her attacks by going negative early on donald trump.
one way she attempts to fire up her supporters. >> he just sort of throws things out and people say well maybe he doesn't really mean it. when you are running for and serving as president, you had better mean what you say. >> today clinton attacked trump on twitter, trump stood by his proposed muslim ban just last week and is now trying to back-pedal. don't let him. yesterday clinton issued this swipe. this election isn't a reality show. leading her followers to this campaign video. >> it's time to set aside bullying, do set aside belittlement. >> we want to bring unity to the republican party. we have to bring unity. >> pacs supporting clinton are trying to define trump early in the general election cycle. for example, suggesting he is sexist. >> a person who is flat-chested is very hard to be a 10, okay? >> themes that the candidate reinforces on the campaign trail. >> i don't care what he says
about me, but i do resent what he says about other people. other successful women. women who have worked hard. women who have done their part. we are, after all, 51% of the country. >> outside groups also mocked trump for suggesting he will unite the gop. >> i'm going to go after one person, that's hillary clinton. we're going to be more inclusive, we're going to be more unified and a much bigger party and i think we're going to win in november. >> we've started hearing from trump about crooked hillary. you can expect his friends to say he's dangerous and divisive and deceptive. they're hoping they can convince republicans to vote clinton. vice president joe biden, massachusetts senator elizabeth warren who has launched a twitter attack on donald trump. would have been joe biden's vice
presidential pick if he would have run for president. biden decided not to run last october citing the stress on his family following the death of his son. >> if hillary clinton goes on to win some party's nomination, leemgs of bernie sanders supporters will have to decide whether to support her or join a growing movement with hash tags like neverhillary and neverclinton. >> bernie sanders and his millions of followers demand a political revolution. first, they'll need a delegate revolution. hillary clinton leads sanders 2240 to 1473. she needs fewer than 150 to secure the nomination. if she does, some sanders supporters say they will refuse to back clinton. if we vote in someone like hillary clinton, that's like saying it's okay for voters oppression. it's okay to have big corporations fund you and not have a biased opinion on whatever they're trying to push
through. it's not okay any more. >> bernie or bust. sanders voters who say they cannot support clinton in the general election. won't vote hillary.com is an online petition claiming we the people cannot allow clinton to win if we want to see a progressive white house. clinton's policies are center right she carries too much baggage and she has too many enemies to win the general election. it has about 64,000 online signatures, they and other sanders supporters claim clinton is it too aggressive on foreign policy. too conservative on social and economic issues. >> even though she's taking these new positions that are more progressive, she's being forced to take those positions. i don't think we believe that once she was in power that she would do the progressive things that she says. >> a poll marist released in april said a quarter of sanders supporters say they will never vote for clinton. fewer than 70% say they will. they're following a campaign
refusing to yield to clinton. sanders campaign manager jeff weaver emailed supporters this week promising quote we're going to have a contested convention where the democratic party must decide if they want the candidate with the momentum who is best positioned to beat trump. as to the argument, a refusal to vote for clinton is a vote for donald trump. >> a vote for hillary is just like a vote for trump. think they're two of the same sides of the coin. some clinton supporters say many of those bernie or bust voters could eventually support clinton after the contentious primary concludes. if she wins the nomination and are faced with a choice between clinton or trump. thoet party divides continue to define the election. to the front-runners on the right and the left. doug? >> there are new questions tonight about the clinton global initiative. "the wall street journal" is reporting that the charity set up a $2 million financial commitment that benefitted a for-profit company, part owned by people with ties to the
cloins. a current and former democratic official and a close friend of former president bill clinton. a huge ruling against obamacare today. a federal judge says the president is illegally using federal money to pay for premium subsidies. at stake is $175 billion that house republicans contend was never authorized by congress. white house spokesman josh earnest says the president remains confident that he will prevail. >> there have obviously been significant differences between the executive branch and congress. recently. these are the kinds of political disputes that characterize a democracy and it's unfortunate that republicans have resorted to a taxpayer-funded lawsuit. to refight a political fight that they keep losing. they've been losing this fight for six years. >> a judge has issued an order
stopping further reimbursements. coming up next, is the president's top cop going off-message? here's what some fox affiliates around the country are covering. fox 2 in detroit as a businessman admits cheating the detroit public schools out of millions of dollars. norman shy is pleading guilty to being the ringlead anywhere a kick-back scheme in which he conspired with a dozen principals and administrators to bill the district for supplies never delivered. he must pay $2.7 million and could face five years in prison. austin, university of texas system regents postpone until july a vote on proposed rules allowing concealed handguns in campus buildings due to concerns that some might be too restrictive. state law requires public universities to allow concealed handguns in class rooms and buildings starting on august 1st. and this is a live look at new york from fox 5, the about ig story tonight, the republican who led the state senate is sentenced to five years in prison and a half million dollar
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this is a fox news alert. two major stories breaking right now from the pentagon. let's go to national security correspondent jennifer griffin. >> we're just getting details about an incident out of andrews air force base. we're told that about an hour ago, a woman showed up claiming to have a bomb. we understand from air force officials that, that there are security on close to and that the post is in lockdown mode right now. this is the air force base that the president flies out of. it is a situation that is developing as we speak. and we've also separately just learned from the u.s. navy that the commander of that group of ten navy sailor who is were captured by the iranians earlier this year, taken hostage on the high seas, that that commander, eric rash, has been relieved of duty. we're also told that other members of the fifth fleet, other officers, have been
punished with administrative punishments, we do not know the fate of those ten sailors. the situation in terms of that hostage-taking by the iranians is still under investigation. so two separate stories breaking as we speak, we'll bring you more details when we have them. >> jennifer at the pentagon. thanks very much. the director of the fbi is breaking ranks with president obama over concerns that police are behaving more cautiously and less effectively. because of fears over viral videos. the president maintains there's no evidence of that. but chief washington correspondent james rosen reports from the white house that many blame the phenomenon for an increase in crime. >> police call it the ferguson effect. even though no video footage surfaced of a missouri officer shooting and killing an african-american man in what was later ruled a justified use of force, the ensuing riots in ferguson and emergence of cell phone footage in other racially charged cases marked by riot.
such as the death of freddie gray in bamt more have combined to crate the viral video effect. there's a perception that police are less likely to do the marginal additional policing that suppresses crime. the getting out of your car at 2:00 a.m. in the morning and saying hey, what are you doing here? there is an undeniable chilling effect on officers' willingness to go out of their way to do above and beyond the call of duty. i think when officers do that, the community suffers. >> comey drew rebuke from president obama last fall when the director warned of a chill wind blowing over law enforcement. >> i spoke to officers at one big city in a precinct who described being surrounded by young people with video phones, cameras rolling. as they stepped ott of the car, taunting them. asked them what they want and why they're there. they describe a feeling of being under siege. >> we have not seen any evidence of that. i think the fbi director would be the first to say he's heard
anecdotal suggestions that may be happening in selective sites. but we don't know. >> again the white house disputed the fbi director saying law enforcement shd be based on facts and evidence, not anecdotes. >> we have the spectacle of the fbi director twice in six months, before the national press, making assertions about crime and incidences of crime, that are in the view of the white house not based on facts or evidence, but on anecdotes. and doing so in a very public way. so the resulting question is, why this doesn't shake your confidence in the fbi director? >> well i think in part because the fbi director actually made clear that he didn't know exactly what was going on, either. he said why does dallas see a dramatic spike and houston doesn't? >> the white house said crime level recent main at or near historic lows, but a recent analysis by the "washington post" found homicide in the country's 50 largest cities rising by 17%. with 36 of those cities seeing
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up action to expose it, punish it and remove it from all levels of society. reporter kitty logan has the specifics. >> tax havens, bribery, embezzlement and money laundering, falling under one umbrella -- corruption. today global leaders gathered in london to discuss what they can do about it. left unchecked, secretary of state kerry offered a stark reminder. >> it is a contributor to terrorism. my friends in many different ways. and the extremism that we see in the world today comes to no small degree, from the utter exasperation that people have with the sense that the system is rigged. >> british prime minister david cameron played host to 40 countries for the first summit of its kind. he wants a greater global effort to crack down on corruption. >> he made no secret of his concerns, in controversial remarks to the queen picked up on camera ahead of the summit. >> nigerian and afghanistan.
>> any diplomatic embarrassment was short-lived. both leaders were at the summit, didn't shy away from criticism. the afghan president says he's determined to fight corruption. >> anti-corruption should not be a fashion that's discarded with the next set of elections or the next set of changes. >> the summit follows outramg over revelations in the panama files which exposed funds held in offshore tax havens by political leaders and businesses. activists want a stronger fight against offshore secrecy, mocking tax avoiders in london today. don't believe the summit has gone far enough. all participating countries vowed to fight corruption only six nations agreed to publish lists of property owners and tax havens in a bid to stop money laundering. the u.s. was not one of them. but david cameron says there was progress. >> i really sense today there's far more political will not just for words, but for action that
will make a difference. the prime minister, whose own family has come under scrutiny for tax avoidance, it seems a diplomatic gaffe has turned into serious global focus on corruption. doug? >> kitty logan in london. as funerals begin today for nearly 100 victims of three terror bombings in baghdad yesterday, two more attacks, killed almost a half dozen policemen, the common thread? isis is claiming responsibility. correspondent conner powell is following the story from our middle east news room. >> in 24 hours, isis launched a string of deadly bombings, shaking iraq's capital city and killing more than 100 people. early this morning, two suicide bombers attacked a police station in the western suburb of abu ghraib. killing five officers and wounding 12. this follows the bloodiest days so far this year in baghdad, where sunni isis militants head off three separate bombs, including a massive explosion in a crowded market in the
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the process of unifying the republican party, which just finished a primary about a week ago, perhaps one of the most divisive primaries in memory, takes some time. i heard a lot of good things from our presumptive nominee. and we exchanged differences of opinion on a number of things that you know, everybody knows we have. but on core principles. those are the kinds of things that we discussed and again i'm encouraged. >> well, the highly anticipated meeting between donald trump and paul ryan on the house side, donald trump and mitch mcconnell on the senate side has happened.
despite widespread speculation that it might further expose the cavernous divide that marks the gop, it had quite the opposite effect many are saying. let's bring in the panel, charles lane, opinion writer for the "washington post." mercedes sha lap of "u.s. news and world report" and syndicated columnist, charles krauthammer. charles, observations? >> i'm not among the many who thought it smoothed over the divide. yes of course it did rhetorically. but whenever you talk process, we did not conclude peace. the reason that you have the process, to give the appearance that something is happening. here there will be an end point, a point at which ryan will give a perfunctory endorsement and people will ignore him until november. the fact that they came out of this, there's a joint statement, the meeting was supposed to do
something that would unify the party. it's clear that an opportunity exists, is what we already knew. this is a sham marriage and the reason is simple -- goodwill on both sides but paul ryan is a conservative, has been all his life and committed to certain conservative principles. trump has made it clear he's not a conservative. he's a nationalist populist there are a lot of arguments in favor of that. but it isn't conservatism that he himself stressed, when he said that the republican party is not called the conservative party. those are differences you never bridge. by making this a process, and dragging it out, what ryan has done is to prolong his independence and to be the shelter and the locus of what's left of conservatism in the party. >> let's listen to donald trump. >> i think he's doing a good job. he's got not an easy job. i don't mind going through a little bit of a slow process.
it's a very big subject. we have a lot of things. and i think for the most part we agree on a lot of different items. but we're getting there. i feel very strongly about border security. i feel very strongly about trade. i feel strongly about building up the military. to a large extent i think paul is there also. >> mercedes, it strikes me that paul ryan is approaching this in terms that donald trump can understand, as a negotiation. su stake out your position at the very start. you give what you can at the start. it gets more difficult as you go along. >> i feel that there's, we need sort of a duct tape around this fragile gop and that's what i think that ryan and trump are trying to do, they're trying to keep the party somehow together. withoutwith that being said. i thought it was interesting. i'm not as negative as charles. i feel that ryan by validating trump, it was sort of the baptism of trump. and reince priebus being the godfather of this process. i think it was fascinate tock
see that trump, he did, ryan did approach it from the sense of saying look he overwhelmingly has won millions of votes. we need to find a way, to find the core principles together. the problem here will be will trump stick to the deal? will he be able to pivot towards talking about promoting a conservative agenda. something that's more in line with ryan. something that's more inline with not only the congressional win and the conservative branch of the republicans. that's going to be the next step for donald trump. will he be able to reach out to conservatives who are feeling like they don't have a home. especially after cruz was defeated. >> i'm struck, chuck, how malleable political opposition can be. let's look at statements from various republicans. john boehner at a conference of the finance industry in las vegas today said that trump is indeed the presumptive nominee. whether people like it or not. and anyone who thinks donald trump can't win, just watch. orrin hatch, the president pro tem of the senate
longest-serving senator. i hope donald will listen to policy makers and carefully consider his approach to issues like international trade and religious liberty. i've offered to help identify supreme court candidates he should consider and i will continue to encourage donald to soften some of his rhetoric. and lastly, lindsey graham, who is perhaps the most vociferous of republican opponents to donald trump said i what cordial phone conversation with mr. trump. i congratulated him on winning the republican nomination for president, i know mr. trump is reaching out to many throughout the party and country to solicit their advice and opinions. i believe it's a wise move on his part. >> it's like a giant get to know you party in some ways. people like paul ryan don't even know donald trump. they haven't met very often. they haven't talked. from a political point of view, they've established none of the real human trust which is what ultimately carries the day in
political interactions. but you know there's a problem for paul ryan. it's true that he is trying to buy time and win space for, which can then be filled with sort of the conservative policy agenda he believes in so strongly. but his problem is that that this agenda was rejected by the republican primary electorate. donald trump ran against it. donald trump was rebuked on the muslim statement he made by paul ryan personally. i believe we showed the clip on fox and went on to win with that issue. entitlements, he is against the paul ryan approach. so i'm not sure, i think another thing that ryan is exploring, given all that, where leverage guy. at the end of the day trump can say you're telling me i've got to doubt this conservative agenda. i just showed it isn't even popular among the party faithful. >> you guys are talking about the elected leaders of the
congress. the so-called establishment. as if some day they were appointed by who knows who. and ruled over the gop. these, what ryan is leading. is a group of 250, people in the congress, all of whom were elected. and they were elected and supported the ryan agenda, which was the classic reagan agenda and in 2011 they were able to vote under ryan's leadership for what was called a suicidal medicare reform and people said it will kill the party. the party did extremely well afterwards in 2014. >> where they fail, charles, is the fact this they weren't able to implement the agenda. they couldn't repeal obamacare. they couldn't stop the president from executive actions and that's why you've had the gop reject what chuck said about the actual agenda itself. so where they can agree, charles, is on the economic growth. the fact that we have seen weak economy for especially in the
last gdp report and what you're finding right now is the fact that that is where i think that you can find some sort of agreement. where they need to grow the economy and i think that's where you're going to find where ryan and trump are going to be able to -- >> let me ask you a question. does trump need a ryan or to a lesser extent or to a greater extent, mcconnell. look at this picture of protesters outside the senate meeting today. these are all republicans, pictures of republicans, who have superimposed on their heads, make america great hat again. mitch mcconnell and donald trump need to come to agreement to preserve these guys' jobs. >> i don't think that it's going to be critical whether individually the senators support trump. the question is what will conservatives do, the 60%, of republican primary voters who did not support him. people who came into the gop inspired by reaganism and
conservatism. without them he has no chance of winning. the idea that the republicans in congress fail ed is absurd. ryan was able to get republicans to support medicare reform. under our constitution, you can't do it from one house. they did what they could, and of course under a democratic administration you're not able to succeed. that standard of success is absurd. >> gop base is holding them to it. >> it's an incorrect one, unfortunately. it's a perception, but not all perception is reality. and the people aren't always right. they certainly weren't right in electing obama in 2008. one other thing, today a court ruled, that obama acted unconstitutionally in subsidizing the insurance companies through what's called risk corridors. this was a suit brought by the house. it took a year to get where it
would get. the only kind of resistance that would be effective. it takes time and those who attack the gop for not succeeding and abolishing obamacare have to recognize it's impossible with obama in the white house. >> the discussion will continue here, but most importantly up there as well. an updays date at the situation at andrews air force base it's been resolved. a woman had walked to the main gate a at andrews air force base claiming to have a bomb. there's no immediate word if she had one or not. next up, more democrats vow never hillary. test test test test test test test test test test test test test test test test test test test test test test test test test test test test test [phone rings]
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so much of the focus has been on divisions within the g.o.p. ranks. but you can make a very strong case that they're growing within the democratic ranks. of course, hillary is the presumptive nominee at this point. bernie keeps on winning. he won last week in indiana and this week in west virginia. likely next week in oregon. he is the thorn in her side that she cannot shake loose. charles? >> he has been saying more recently he has been repeating as bad as hillary is on worse day i would prefer her over trump. he has been careful.
yes, by prolonging this and continuing to sort of badger her from the left it drains from her campaign and allows donald trump. see democrats don't even like her. bernie in the race. reminds me of 1980 when ted kennedy ran against jimmy carter from the left and the democrats end up losing that election because a lot of their people rejected carter and voted for john anderson or didn't vote. this time, at least not yet, a third party that they might go to. so you have got to believe these people will come home to hillary if they feel the threat of trump in november. >> >> i think you are finding that 24% of those bernie sanders supporters will not back hillary clinton. they will be the stay-at-home ones. we saw an interesting case in west virginia where 44% of those who supported bernie sanders they were crossing over and supporting donald trump. so i think that hillary clinton's comments about coal miners going out of
business was equivalent to cruz's new york values comment. so i think for hillary clinton, although the super delegates in the democratic establishment are supporting her, this is still a race where bernie sanders is going to say i'm going to stick this through to california. although, again, she with 3 million votes or more, i mean, she is going to be the nominee. >> charles? >> bernie is going to stay in until the convention. why should he drop out? what does he have to do if he drops out? he has already hone hone a honeymooned to the soviet union. he wants to have a hand in the appointment of the number two. that could be his legacy after he is gone. he has pulled her all the way to the left. earlier in the week she said she would be open for medicaid for all which is completely universal government run medical program like canada or
britain that is a huge step and success for him. why should he let go? he is winning. >> huge story in politico today how he wanted elizabeth warren to be his vice president pick. is that happy realm reminisce sense or another trial balloon? >> he is a little late for the trial balloon. i think the trials are over. but it's an interesting balloon. i think it would have been his logical choice and this is exactly what he would have done he had jumped in. >> even given the fbi primary? >> if he had won the fbi primary meaning if hillary had been indicted, i think that would have been the logical choice and he would have been the logical nominee. >> that's it for the panel. stay tuned for surprising news about pay. [
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