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see you tomorrow. now, it is time fingerprint to. i'll be wearing bright blue shoes. . "first look" is up next. >> it is friday, may 13th. right now on "first look," the obama administration will issue a directive to america's public schools on transgender bathroom access. what came out of that much hyped donald trump meeting with the gop leaders including republican wiseman james baker. one brave woman takes on two armed carjackers at gunpoint. plus, a survivor story involving that plane and 17 sky divers who walked away. that and much more. "first look" starts right now. good morning, everyone. i'm dara brown. today the obama administration will issue new directives to all public schools across the country on the use of bathrooms
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when it comes to transgender students and those guidelines are expected to tell schools, they have to treat students consistent with their student identity. edward lawrence is in washington with more. good morning to you, edward. >> reporter: good morning. this affects all public schools and most colleges and universities. there will be strong language in the letter sent to those educational institutions, warning them if they don't comply federal funds will be cut off. this means that accommodations need to be made for the locker rooms and bathrooms. this comes days after the north carolina and the federal government sued each other over the bathroom bill. states backed down and so far, north carolina has not backed down. the white house says they will not cut off funds to north carolina until all of the lawsuits are settled here. this bill or this directive goes into effect today. and it means that -- or there is no word actually on when the financial institutions or when the schools and other
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institutions will lose money if there is a violation. dara? >> interesting day ahead. edward lawrence, thank you so much. well, mr. trump goes to washington. thursday's high profile meetings on capitol hill may be over, but for the republican party the unifying is just beginning. donald trump met with leaders from the house, the senate and the rnc on the agenda breaking the ice and discussing a wide range of issuing involving trade, entitlements, tax policy and the supreme court. the party leaders have almost universally said the meetings were a success. >> it was a positive mood. it was a mood of cooperation and a feeling that it's time to unify the party. >> we talked about the issues and i look forward to continuing the conversation. >> i got a strong sense that everyone who attended really felt good about the meeting. >> the most important meeting on the agenda -- trump's 45 minute face to face with house speaker paul ryan. ryan didn't go the extra step of endorsing trump.
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>> i was very encouraged with 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 and so from here we'll go deeper into the policy areas to see where that common ground is and how we can make sure we're operating off the same core principles. and here's what trump said to fox news regarding his meeting with ryan. >> i thought it was a great meeting. we had -- we discussed a lot of thing, a lot of important things. i thought it was really a very, very good meeting. i think paul felt the same way and everybody else did also. i think we really had a great meeting today. i think we agreed on a lot of things and it will be a little process, but it will come along. pretty sure. >> trump also paid a visit to his lawyers meeting with lobbyists and republican officials including wiseman and former secretary of state james baker. meanwhile, trump's in some hot water after his long time butler anthony senecal posted an
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incendiary statement on facebook calling for president obama to be killed. he backed it up in a phone interview with nbc news. >> there's more than some issues. he's a [ bleep ] traitor. t-r-a-i-t-o-r, traitor. period. that's the way i feel. >> so you think that that's i guess what, should be done what traitors? >> i think he ought to be hung. i think he should be hung. i think he should be hung next to hillary clinton and i think it should be public, i think it should be televised. >> senecal did not previously discuss the thoughts with trump and the campaign issued this statement regarding senecal. he does not work at mar-a-lago and hasn't in many years.
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we totally disavow and condemn these horrible statements. secret service says it is aware of the threat and is conducting an investigation. meanwhile, democrats hillary clinton and bernie sanders pounced on trump's capitol hill meetings. clinton releasing this statement, since donald trump became the republican party's presumptive nominee for president last tuesday, the course of conservative commentators from around the country rejecting his unpredictable risky and divisive candidacy has grown today. today, speaker ryan met with donald trump but he wasn't swayed by the nominee, as he again refused to endorse him. and sanders said this to nbc's chris jansing. >> you have to work out those policies with their kradz -- candidate for president who seems to change his views virtually every day except when he continues to insult latinos and mexicans and muslims and women and veterans and african-americans. they have got a serious problem and an extreme right wing party dealing with a guy who changes
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his views every day. >> be sure to catch msnbc's "road warriors" at 4:00 p.m. eastern. they'll be talking about these stories and all the latest news from the campaign trail. the same day immigration activists protested donald trump on capitol hill, news broke that large scale deportations are planned across the country. raids are planned over the next two months and they stem from 2014 when tens of thousands of central americans arrived at the border. the administration has said it deports only those who have exhausted their legal appeals to remain in the country or those who don't make a case for pursuing asylum. bernie sanders and hillary clinton are wrapping up the democratic primary in california. both clinton and sanders denounced the administration's plans, standing against the large scale raids. the u.s. navy has fired the commander of ten american sailors who were detained briefly by iran in january. the navy says it's lost confidence in commander eric rasch whose squadron wandered into the territorial waters in
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the persian gulf during a training mission. the ten sailor, nine male, one female, were held for 15 hours. a navy official tells the associated press rasch failed to provide effective leadership, leading to the lack of standards. he's berelieved of his command and duties. and police are searching for two would-be carjackers after they attempted to steal a vehicle from a gas station on saturday night. jasmine warren wasn't having it. warren wouldn't let them leave after they pointed a gun at her. finally, they decide they have had enough and they run away. the authorities say people were watching the struggle but no one intervened. a reward of up to $2,000 is being offered in the case. let's get down to business with cnbc's landon dowdy. good morning. >> hi there, dara. happy friday. apple gets knocked off the perch
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as the world's most valuable company. there are fresh worries about slowing iphone sales and apple has the value of $494.7 billion. that is just below alpha bet, google's parent company. meanwhile, subaru is recalling more than 48,000 new u.s. vehicles due to the potentially serious steering issue. it's warning owners not to drive the cars until they're inspect and repaired. the repair covers the legacy and the outback and the steering column may have been improperly built. meaning it may have no effect on turning the car. meanwhile, would you like fries with your spa treatment? burger king opened a spa in burger king in helsinki. if you get hungry, you can order a whopper. >> interesting twist. well, congress finally acts to fight the coming zika virus
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threat, and the nba playoff threats heat up as the thunder rains down on the spurs. we're back in three.
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a federal judge has set a new deadline for u.s. prosecutors to release a list of uncharged accomplices in the new jersey scandal that involved the traffic jams at the george washington bridge. there was a motion to stop the release. saying it will brand them as a criminal without due process. chris christie has denied any involvement and no evidence has emerged linking him to the scheme. now over to bill karins. good morning. >> good morning. have you seen has to pictures? the humpback whale, always impressive. they were swimming in the shallow waters of san francisco bay. unprecedented numbers have been spotted, likely due to the high concentration of anchovies and
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other school of yummy fish during the incoming tides. yesterday was the best day of the year for many people in new england. syracuse hit 80 degree, albany, new york, hit 80 degrees so it was the warmest day of the spring. clouds begin to move in as this cold front marches to the east. there's a good clearing behind i. everyone in the midwest and the south, look for a pretty decent day here. as far as the weather pattern this is going to kick through and we may get minor severe weather. not a lot, but a little bit. areas of greatest concern are around eastern north carolina and also as we go from st. louis to kansas city. isolated large hail and some gusty winds from the areas. that's later on this afternoon, towards this evening. for today, beautiful weather from oklahoma to texas. the southeast, showers and thunderstorms will be racing through and steadier rains right around new york city through the middle of the day. as far as the weekend outlook goes, saturday afternoon on a strong cold front coming down from the north, showers and
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storms possible across pennsylvania, delaware, up to new york. texas and oklahoma look stormy into sunday. chilly, this will be one of the last cold shots because we heat up next week. >> i know summer is in there somewhere. >> it's coming. hopefully before memorial day. the fight against zika made some headway on capitol hill. there's $1.1 billion in funding to go toward research and state preparations against the mosquito borne virus. the deal falls short of the obama request, but it ends a months long standoff over how much spending is needed to address the growing threat. tuesday troopers seen punching a suspect who led them on a high speed chase have been relieved of their duties. the driver who had several outstanding warrants led police on a 50 mile chase into new hampshire on wednesday. the video has prompted an
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investigation. the 9-year-old girl who was abducted by her uncle has been found save. carlie trent was saved by two residents and they held 57-year-old gary simpson at gun point until the police arrived. carlie appeared to be okay, but she was taken to the hospital for evaluation. a heart stopping ride at the bush gardens theme park stopped riding mid ride. the riders were stranded for two hours before they could be safely evacuated. now to sports and oklahoma city looking to knock out san antonio. the spurs managed to plod their way back, but then the deciding sequence. >> duncan catches. duncan, blocked, picked up by westbrook. westbrook to durant and the finish! oh, a huge turn around. >> well, that put a stop to the spurs stampede and oklahoma city takes the game and the series in
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what could be tim duncan's final game of his career. and now they'll face golden state in the western conference finals. breaking overnight, university of dayton starting center steve mcelle vain died at his home in indiana. an official cause of death has not been revealed. mcilvaine was a star redshirt freshman. he was only 20 years old. well, "scrambled politics" is straight ahead. but first, stephen colbert got ahold of donald trump's tax returns. >> under race, he just circled the ones he wants to deport. okay, let's see. social security number, a good one, trust me. all right. under exemptions responsibility for thing i have said and done and under income -- huge. under adjusted gross, he wrote
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the right wing websites on the site. in a quote, there's no evidence that the stories were suppressed and he's launched a company wide investigation into the allegations. and house republicans got a win yesterday after a federal judge ruled in favor of their lawsuit against the obama administration over obamacare. in the major ruling that judge, a george bush appointee said that the administration doesn't have the power to spend money on certain features of obamacare without congress' authorization. the decision doesn't immediately go into effect given the administration time to appeal it. finally, famed actor and activist george clooney was on hand for the cannes film festival for the screening of his latest movie. check out what he said regarding the one and only donald trump. >> there's not going to be a president donald trump. that's not going to happen. it's not going to happen because we're not going to be -- fear is not something we're going to -- that's going to be what drives
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our country. we're not going to be scared of muslims or immigrants or, you know, women. >> and this is your morning dish of "scrambled politics." msnbc political reporter jane timm joins me now on a friday. good morning. >> good morning. >> so the gop summit, a big deal in washington. what are the two biggest things that came out of that? >> the first it happened at all. i mean, you have a candidate who came to power saying you can have it all, america. and you have a politician, paul ryan who came to power saying we have to make some really hard choices if we're going to get anything done. this is somewhere in the middle that's where reality looks closer to be. but the fact that they met, they started to talk, they came to table. that's pretty big. the second one is that nothing happened out of it. this couple went to couple's therapy and they talked about the grocery list. they didn't talk about the muslim ban or the entitlements.
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there's no endorsement. i think it matters how long does he wait to endorse. >> let's talk about this. we didn't expect to have full unity anyway. we knew that wasn't going to happen. but did speaker ryan pull enough in his comments to actually have the skeptics think he'll get behind trump even though he didn't endorse him? >> a lot of people don't like trump and particularly in the conservative movement. we have to wait and see, i think he's making room for the people. so he hopes and i think the rest of the republican party hopes when he eventually endorses him, let's try and get behind him. if he had done this right after he won indiana, i mean, you would have said no. he's trying to make it believable. >> see what the time frame is on that. well, moving on, today the white house issued guidelines on that transgender bathroom issues. do you think this -- this came out because of what's going on in north carolina and other states joining the bandwagon on
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that? >> absolutely. stat states litigating the issue is forcing them to take the opposite route. we see conservative governments codify the discrimination and the government is trying to bring that and make it -- head it off. other future laws like that. >> see what happens later today when it is officially announced. meanwhile, the president taking a hit on obamacare. we reported on this story. a federal judge struck down a portion -- ruling that the president exceeded his authority, quote, in you know last rally funding a provision that subsidized billions of dollars at insurers' costs. how is this going to play out? >> we knew this was coming because the administration had asked for the funding an congress refused and they said, actually, we think we can do it from the earlier appropriation. but this could be a big blow for obamacare. we are seeing that premiums are likely to rise next year. more sick people did sign up than they expected and some of the premiums were set a little low for the level of sick people
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who were signing up for insurance. now that they're now able to. so it could be a really big blow but of course the federal government is going to appeal this real fast. >> exactly. jane timm, thank you so much. always a pleasure to have you. >> great to be here. well, just ahead, a computer glitch causes major headaches at phoenix sky harbor. and some welcome arrivals at the zurich zoo. it's how i try to live... how i stay active. so i need nutrition... that won't weigh me down. for the nutrition you want without the calories you don't... try boost® 100 calories. each delicious snack size drink gives you... 25 vitamins and minerals and 10 grams of protein. and it's available in two new flavors, vanilla caramel and double chocolate fudge. i'm not about to swim in the slow lane. stay strong. stay active with boost®.
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glitch leaves 3,000 bags stuck. according to tsa spokesman, the screening system had technical issues. that's scary there. the bags were screened and then flown to their final destinations. i'm sure the passengers were not so happy about this. well, the volcano in costa rica erupt yesterday and it occurred around 1:00 a.m. the only visual evidence of the eruption was the ash spread across the central valley. cool pictures. well, a small skydiving plane with 18 people on board crashed yesterday in northern california, but amazingly no serious injuries. when the pilot tried to land, he clipped a pickup truck before overturning in the nearby vineyard. an investigation into the cause of the crash is under way. and a giant galapagos turtle has nine new babies at age 80. and zurich zoo claims the only
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european institutions to have successfully bred them in captivity. i'm dara brown. this is "first look" on msnbc. don't forget to like us on facebook. "way too early" starts now. trump met with paul ryan in an effort to unify the republican party and then paul ryan actually gave a press conference to talk about how it went and it's kind of hard to tell how he felt about it. >> let me say this. i think we had a very encouraging meeting and again, i'm very encouraged. i heard a ht of good things from our presumptive nominee. i was very encouraged with what i heard from trump today. this is the first meeting i was very encouraged with this meeting and i'm encouraged we can put that together. i think we're off to the encouraging start. >> sounds like someone rocking back and forth in a straitjacket. very encouraged -- so
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encouraged, very encouraging, that's right. the key take away from trump's meeting with the house speaker, you heard it right there. paul ryan is encouraged but is he ready to endorse? and new this morning the obama administration weighing in forcefully on another controversial issue. this one affecting public schools across the country. plus -- >> who -- >> hey! >> who do you work for, man? >> he grabbed my breasts! >> wow, it was a bad day for the family of a new york state lawmaker sentenced on corruption charges. we'll tell you the story behind this chaotic scene. 5:30 on the west coast, 2:30 out west. this is "way too early."

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