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you'll always get love from me. we'll see you next week. very good sunday to you in new york city. welcome to the pulse of the america where your voice could be heard in real-time. here are the story wes want to get your pulse on on this day. first off, donald trump says the president-elect played a role in the hacking of the election. or first question of the day, is trump right to be skeptical of u.s. intelligence agencies. >> confirmation hearing are set to be held this week. some are facing high-profile
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opposition. our second question will the president-elect get the cabinet he wants. and then the final days of the obama presidency. what his eight years in office have meant to african-americans. our final question, how donald trump could undo his legacy. we will bring your our pulse of america in just a little bit. but first to breaking news. we have dramatic video in two separate stories, both maybe disturbing. first in jerusalem, a truckdriver appears to have driven into a crowd of israeli soldiers and then appears to drive in reverse just before he was shot and killed in this incident. four people are dead. several more wounded in this developing and breaking story. plus, we also have for you some new security video obtained by tmz showing the moment the fort lauderdale airport gunman pulled out his gun and opened fire. there you see it there. the people in the airport are seen ducking for cover, running for their lives.
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we bring both stories to you this hour. we are going to start in injury r -- jerusalem was a truck ran into a group of soldiers there this morning. we want to warn you this video may be disturbing. security catching the video the moment that police say a palestinian drove his truck into the group as they were getting off a bus in jerusalem. the attacker was shot dead moments after that. at the scene, prime minister saying the man was a supporter of the islamic state. lucy, what is the latest on this? >> a horrific sunday afternoon, richard. i briefly want to set the scene for our viewers. this attack taking place in broad daylight, a sunny sunday afternoon in a popular prom nad. the attack took place at 1:30
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p.m. local time. there would have been lots of tourists and people there. several bus loads of young people in their 20s who had just joined the military who had arrived to the area for some sort of a cultural walking tour. now, the security camera video of that attack that you referenced, it shows these young soldiers standing around, getting ready for their tour when the truck slams into the crowd. the driver doesn't stop. he keeps going. you then see him briefly stopping further ahead before -- after plowing into those people before throwing the gear into reverse, crushing more people in its path before skidding to a halt. the assailant was shot dead. here is how one eye one, one of the tour guides described the incident. >> i am just seeing a truck that went on the sidewalk, side road. and hitting the soldiers and some soldiers started shooting
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on the chauffeur. it took them some time to kill hem. so it took time to get reverse. >> now, again, all of the victims were in their 20s. israel's prime minister was on the scene. he linked the attack to isis. but of course, richard, ha mass, also the israeli militant group stoppeds short of taking responsibility. these attacks are nothing new for israel and this takes place just as the new incoming trump administration prepares to take office. >> thank you for that. and nbc not independently confirming that link to isis yet. thank you so much. joining us now michael. lucy was eluding to this, michael, as a part of a larger conte context. there have been 230 palestinian deaths caused by israeli fire in the last year, year and a half. we have seen 40 israelis killed
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in that period of time. when you look at what we have seen today, is it more about isis attacking the west or is this about the israeli-palestinian conflict? >> where it took place and given the history that you talked about, it does the end to say it has to be more about the conflict. but we won't know that until you go into the digital footprint of the assaassailant. >> and that's the claim so far at least by the prime minister. we have another breaking story we are talking about, and that's related to this. new video into msnbc. actually airport security video from tmz on friday's shooting at the fort lauderdale airport. this video again maybe disturbing to some. as you watch it, passengers, as
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you see here, walking by baggage claim. you saw the suspect there. santiago pulling out his glock pistol and starts firing. people start running for safety, hiding behind anything that they can see and they can find. 70 seconds later, there he is at the bottom of the video there. 70 seconds later, five people were killed. six more wounded. the suspect was then captured. we'll show that video as we go again throughout this from tmz. 26-year-old esteban santiago is sitting in a jail today facing charges that could carry the death penalty. that is new. and again somewhat nonchalantly walking through the airport here. we are in fort lauderdale. you have had a chance to look at this video, too. what do you make of this recent
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video as you have been reporting on this story and we're just getting that in in the last several hours? >> reporter: good afternoon, richard. so we're all seeing this video. it is shocking, but important to note that the fbi hasn't confirmed or denied the existence of this video, where they got it from. they're not prepared at this moment to make a comment. so we're definitely waiting on that to hear fwrt fbi's stance on what their take is of this video because, of course, this investigation, there's a lot to it. already he has three charges hanging over him. these charges including two on firearms on the biggest one is his violent attack at an international airport. now, i have been out here since the investigation started. i have had these details coming in and we are getting a better time line of how exactly the shooting happens, why it got started. that's what investigators are after. we did learn last night with those court documents it revealed that santiago told the fbi that he bought a plane ticket on purpose, bought a
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one-way ticket to head to fort lauderdale. he wanted this to be the destination where he would then go and do his awful shooting. so that shooting that took place, vicious attack killing five people, he told the fbi it was planned on purpose. the investigation done by the fbi has been all over the place. we saw them investigating in alaska, his home residence. santiago actually lived in alaska we're told by his relatives because that's where he was joining the national guard. according to his relatives, he was there for the national guard purposes but he did not do well and the national guard actually kicked him out. after that these are when the problems raised we are looking into. according to his brother that nbc was able to obtain that interview, we have an interview from his brother in puerto rico. his brother says that's when his younger brother was feeling issues of mental illness. he was not feeling well.
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he was having psychological issues. he claims that his brother told the fbi about this. let's take a listen here for yourself from brian santiago. >> they have responsibility in that they knew it, that he have psychological problems, you know. and when fbi visited me yesterday here, they told me that they knew it, that he went to fbi offices. so if they knew it, why they have him free? they set him free. >> reporter: so now where we stand is we will wait tomorrow. he will be taken from the jail where he is here. that's just 15 minutes away from the airport where the shooting happened. that's where we going to see if he will face the death penalty. reporting live at the fort lauderdale national airport, i'm melissa adan. >> appreciate that perspective.
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michael, this new video we are getting from tmz, it is tough to watch because we know what happens there. people are being killed, shot in the head as a result of what is happening. when you look at this video, what are you able to gleam from it that tells you more that we didn't know before? >> totally spontaneous. this is somebody who is very casual as he's walking through here. he had some military training but doesn't appear like he's using it. however, to pull out a gun and shoot people, it requires some type of commitment, some type of fortitude. doesn't seem like he has this year. it seems like he is window shopping here, which of course talks to his mental state and what is his capacity at this point in time. >> and one of the questions here, michael, is why florida? you're in alaska. you fly all the way across the country and go there. any sense as you were watching this video from tmz what that might tell you? >> there is nothing at this
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point in the investigation that points a finger to one particular instance. however, we had the orlando nightclub shooting. we will find out what he's been watching, what sites he's been visiting, what kind of conversations he's been having. >> i have to ask you this because you were responsible for protecting the great state of new york city. and it is not easy to do, right? it is a large sprawling space. when you look at the big questions that now involve airports, you're used to jfk. you are used to la guard yeah. you're used to talking about newark as well. how could they move to that next step? >> recent attacks in turkey, recent attacks in brussels raise the issue of a gap in our security between curbside and airside. what are you going to do? post a guard at every post? we use technology. we've got cameras and different individuals trained to assign
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themselves to take a look at this violence. >> but some international airports will stop you at the door or stop you before you drive in and check the bottom of the cars. >> that's what they do in israel. but when you have the numbers of individuals traveling in the u.s. air space and the large airports, incredibly difficult to be able to see what that threat is outside. one of the challenges here, though, of course is how did the guy get his gun? this is as much about mental health or what the fbi saw ahead of time and what were the steps they were able to take? could they have prevented him from flying with this weapon. this is a big issue. we have got to address this. >> all indications are that esteban santiago, when he got the gun, that was all the right way. thanks for sticking around for our two breaking stories today. coming up, it is time to get the pulse of america on some other major stories we're following for you. trump top staffers trying to
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clear the air on whether or not trump accepts the top intelligence report accusing russia of hacking the election. our first pulse question of the day for you. pull out your phone, your digital window to the world and tell us whether donald trump is right to be skeptical of u.s. intelligence agencies. you can make your voice heard right now. log on to pulse. msnbc and we'll hear what you're saying. woman: busted! [ laughter ] hear what you're saying. rwridinn with a mystery man. oh, yeah! [ indistinct shouting ] is this your chauffeur? what?! no, i was just showing him how easy it is to save with snapshot from progressive. you just plug it in and it gives you a rate based on your driving. does she have insurance for being boring? [ light laughter ] laugh bigger. [ laughter ]
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welcome back. you are make your voice heard on our first pulse of the question of the day and this is it. agree or disagree. donald trump is right to be skeptical of u.s. intelligence agencies. let us know by going to p, and
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will share your views on that in the hour. remind you you can vote as often as you like throughout today's show. all right. today we're following new reaction to that declassified intelligence report, vis-a-vis that question, our fuls of america question on russia's meddling in the 2016 presidential election. in part the report concludes russian president vladimir putin ordered a, quote, influence campaign directed at the election. after being briefed on the intelligence community's findings, the president-elect seemed to drop just short of them, though. his chief of staff tried to clear the air. >> does he accept that the russians were behind this hacking campaign? yes or no? >> sure. he's not denying that entities in russia were behind this particular hacking campaign. >> president obama received the
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same briefing as the president-elect. here's what he found to be true in it. >> i think that what is true is that the russians intended to meddle and they meddled. >> nbc's ron allen outside trump tower as always. what are you hearing from this report? >> well, there has been a lot of back and forth, as you were noting on this issue of what is donald trump's thought about whether the russians were behind this or not. in addition to the comment you played from reince priebus, he said something else that speaks to the concerns that the new administration has. they think this is a politically motivated report in some ways to try and delegitimize donald trump's presidency. here's what he said reince priebus said on face the nation. >> there is a political angle here, john, that is clearly politically motivated to
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discredit the victory of president-elect trump. i think that is absolutely indisputable. >> reporter: even though there are very few voices and none people taking seriously saying that donald trump's victory is in doubt. it was certified by the joint session of congress a couple days ago, the electoral college vote. clearly, the new administration is sensitive to that issue, at least that's what they're saying. we hope to hear more from the president-elect himself on wednesday is the latest date we have for when he is going to have a press conference. but of course there is a bigger issue here. there are concerns about president trump's relations with russia. that's why this still has life. and of course it is a very serious issue that the russians or anyone else hacked into the american election campaign, even though know one is saying that they made donald trump the winner. >> ron allen thank you so much. live report there in front of
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trump tower on a very chilly day. in an interview with nbc's "meet the press," senator lindsey graham, take a listen. >> right now, the biggest problem i have with what i see coming out of the president-elect's team is russia. if after the briefing he is still unsure, that will shake me to my core about his judgment. >> joining me now is michael, michael steels and former spokesman to house speaker john bay nor. i'll start with you on this, michael. you heard lindsey graham there. shaken to the core. your reaction, are you shaken to the core as well? >> no. i think that no one doubts the professionalism, patriotism and resolve of the intelligence officials to keep us safe. at the same time these are herky
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issues. >> so what you're hearing from lindsey graham, though, is he cannot believe the reaction from the president elect. your response is you agree with the responses coming from donald trump? >> well, i think we heard this morning from the incoming white house chief of staff. i think we'll hear from the president-elect himself later this week. but i think there is no question that there is continuing area for investigation, that our intelligence services are going to continue to do that and bipartisan leaders will continue to do that as well. >> should the president-elect be questioning the validity of what the intelligence community is coming forward with? >> i think if you look at the republican party, that's not something as a whole they want to be something. as with some of the other things with trump we see that doesn't factor into the way that he behaves. when you go back to trump supporters and talk to them, the people that actually voted for him, you know, on the ground, this isn't sort of the epic issue that it has been at the
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heights of the republican party. it's also the worst thing that you want to have happen the week that we're going into confirmation season where we're going to see nominees like rex tiller son, who also has a trail in terms of vladimir putin. >> so you've got the republican leader saying we agree with this intelligence report. >> yes. >> what is going to be the mix in terms of what they expect from their president then? >> you know, this dance that we saw during the campaign continues where you have trump saying a lot of things. surrogates coming and trying to reign him back and clean it up. we will hear from him again on wednesday. but from a leadership perspective it is an interesting choice because that is a community that's been put under a lot of strain and now there is questions about their new leader. >> good point made there, my se -- michelle. is it fine to question the ethicasy of any process or organization, but in this case because we're talking about the
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intelligence community, do you do so but not necessarily air it out in public? instead stay in line but again look behind the scenes, if you will, and then come forward? fix it first and then come forward? >> it really does undermine the people, the mission, the work in every one of the intelligence agencies. and this is not just me saying this. this is the head of the agencies that are saying this. they are worried about retention and worried about losing their people because their leader, the president of the united states, does not believe them. this is something we see over and over from trump. and we start to question where the line is if he doesn't like the answer. he just disqualifies the entire thing. look, there is no question now coming from the intelligence agencies that putin mettled in the election in part to get trump elected. so then you hope to see from a leader is saying, well, if that's the intelligence, i am going to prove through my actions i am not going to be acts in the way putin would have
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wanted, but instead he is doing the opposite and saying he is disqualifying the prose and i don't accept the findings. it makes us concerned i think which is why the conflicts issue comes up over and over is that what is he protecting? is it just his ego? are we going to be driven by the president's ego. it is scary stuff. >> what is he protecting? i want to play a little bit more from what lindsey graham said earlier today. >> i think he's worried about inquiring into what sha did is going to undermine his credibility and legacy. i haven't heard any democrat say we doubt donald trump one. >> how much does this undermine his credible. but lindsey graham saying there has been no democrat to say, hey, he's going to be the next president. >> i think he had an important point a moment ago, this is not
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what trump supporters or the american people are focussed on. everyone knows he is not a traditional republican. everyone knows he has a different view of our country's relationship with russia than other republicans. at the same time, what they are focused on is repealing and replacing obamacare, reforming our tax code, fighting terrorism. those are the things that are big priorities and things that are areas of agreement between all republicans. >> not just republicans. i have to point out. if we're saying that a priority is to fight islamic -- you know, any sort of terrorism, how are we going to do that if the commander in chief is totally undermining the entire intelligence community? this is a risky issue for him to be starting out with. >> which is going to be the debate this week. finally to you on this. how might better relations with russia be better for the united states? >> well, i mean, you know, these two nations have spent a lot of
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extraordinary amount of time and energy, decades figuring out how to behave and be in the world together. but i think more importantly, you have the past three presidents all saying they made a similar attempt and putin ended up being a foe. by the way i think perhaps strategically, strum may have been better served to talk about -- he talks a lot about a wall. this week talking about a fire wall, instead of trying to delegitimize the sbeg against community. >> we could see this all change come january 20th as has been made many a time. thank you much, all three. thank you for being here on a sunday. okay. so we were just talking about this issue. and it was our first pulse question of the day. we have been asking agree or disagree: donald trump is right to be skeptical of u.s. intelligence agencies. first off for you the overall tug of war. we have seen this change over
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the last 20 minutes or so. 87% of you disagree. you disagree to that question. again, about donald trump right to be skeptical. you're saying no. now, we break it down by age, you can see this as we get older in age or younger, whichever we like to see here, the younger groups, 18 to 24 are more split as you get 55 plus it is the opposite, where it's a strong disagree. and then you can see the younger age groups changing over time. and then when we break it down by political party, both parties and independents, they disagree. democrats more so as you can see here. to finish it off again, 88% disagreeing in terms of donald trump right to be skeptical of u.s. intelligence agencies. thank you for that. next, confirmation hearings are set to begin f.
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one man who will testify in opposition, naacp president and he joins us next. that brings us to our next question. agree or disagree: all of donald trump's cabinet choices will be confirmed by congress. we'll share your views. tech: at safelite, we know how busy your life can be. mom: oh no... tech: this mom didn't have time to worry about a cracked windshield.
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thanks for staying with us on this sunday. president-elect trump's cabinet picks flooding capital hill. more than half a dozen names this week kicking things off there. they are followed by betty
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devos, elaine chao, rex till lerson, dr. ben carson and wilbur ross. agree or disagree: all of donald trump's cab nit choices will be confirm bid congress. tell us from your phone, pad or computer. now, the confirmation hearing for senator jeff sessions already is promising some fireworks. when one of his most vocal critics testifies, kor nell williams brooks leading a sit-in this last week in mobile, alabama. the civil rights group broadcasting its peaceful confrontation with police on facebook live before brooks and others were taken away in a police van. brooks tweeting his mug shot after being booked.
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part of his ongoing sessions against williams. brooks joining us now from washington. thanks for being here with us. good to see you again. >> good to be with you, richard. >> tell me what you need to hear this week when jeff sessions sits in the senate. what do you want him to say? >> we want the senator to address the record. in other words, he cannot coast by on any presumptions by fellow senators. in other words, this fundamentally this is not a matter of the college y'allty to sit in the senator, but rather the constitution suitability to lead the department of justice. it means addressing his record on voting rights and addressing his record with respect to immigration reform. he needs to agres the fact that his support of voting rights in this country has been indifferent at best and hostile
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at worst. meaning, he has somewhat bebrugly supported the voter rights and supporting voter id laws which have led to voter suppression. in the wake of all the voter suppression we have seen in the course of this campaign, with the naacp secured victories in north carolina in texas through our state conferences, ten such victories in little more than ten months, we have not heard senator sessions speak up once in any significant way and spoke out against voter suppression, including in the state of alabama where a half million votes were imperilled as a consequence of a constitutionally wrong headed and morally wrong hearted voter id law in his backyard. so he needs to address the record. he also needs to address the record in terms of criminal justice reform. he's opposed to the use of
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consent decrees, which allow the justice department to hold law enforcement agencies accountable when they have engaged in predatory plitsing, the same kind of predatory policing we saw in ferguson that the department of justice used to hold that department accountable. he is opposed to those kind of decrees. he has to address the record. >> if he addresses all those, will you support him then? >> based upon the record, we cannot support him. so in other words, we do not take our opposition as a matter of partisan blood sport, personal anonymous. the senator can be a nice person, but not have a sufficiently excellent record or good record or a passable record to lead the department of justice. >> and you have been clear at least in your statements today, it is not about whether he could run the department. it is more his policy views you are questioning and you want to hear from him about coming this week. >> he has to. >> i want to read a couple quotes from you from session's
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colleges in the senator. we have republican susan collins. she says, quote, i think the attacks against him are not well-founded and are unfair. democrat chris koonz who says he might vote against says i genuinely like him. why don't lawmakers like those that i have just described share your outrage and your same disagreement? >> well, note -- note the comment of senator koonz. he acknowledges that senator sessions is pleasant, but the senator is focussed not on the degree -- the pleasantness of his personality, but rather senator session's professional record. >> right. >> so that spans over the course of his time as attorney general, as a u.s. attorney and in the senate. when you look at the record, it gives americans a great deal of
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pause. so when you think about the fact that we are right now in the midst of this mass incarceration. 2.2 million americans behind bars. one million fathers behind bars. 65 million plus americans with a criminal record and senator sessions stands for mandatory min yums. you have blue state moving in the same way together. and we have a nominee for the department of justice who wants to roll back or rather turn back the clock. and, so, it's a matter of focussing on the record. i want to be clear about this. in the midst of this civil rights movement where we have my len y'all activists in the streets and communities standing up for voting rights and criminal justice reform and immigration right res form, we cannot have a department -- we cannot have the department of justice led by someone who stands against our
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constitutional and moral values. we want to be clear about this. the department of justice is critical. it is critical. think about ferguson. think about cleveland. think about charleston. think about all the tragedies and challenges that we have faced over the course of the last two years. we need someone leading the department who will stand shoulder to shoulder with activists in the streets, professionals in the department of justice who are seeking to vindicate the rights of american citizens and secure our civil rights legacy in this country. we have to have that. >> and you know those questions will be asked this week because of what you have been doing and overs and we'll see the responses to see if they meet what the critics like yourself want to see. naacp president, thanks for your time. >> thank you. >> all right. which is all related to our second pulse question today, the conversation we just had. we have been asking you, agree or disagree, all of donald trump's cabinet choices will be confirmed by congress. we first look at that answer, other all your response so far
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is 86%, a clear majority saying no, you disagree. also when we look at political party, democrats disagreeing more than republicans as you can see here. at the moment now across the board, disagreement that all will be confirmed. and then you can see here related to gender. both disagree, but when you look at men. men seem to disagree -- excuse me, agree a little bit more with that statement as opposed to disagreeing. women more so. 82%, again a majority, all of donald trump's cabinet choices will be confirmed by congress. most of you saying no. you can now voice your opinion on our third poll question on this hour, on this sunday. agree or disagree. president obama's legacy will be undone by donald trump. ♪
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thanks for staying with us. pulse of america on this sunday, president barack obama is set to deliver his farewell address to the nation. that happens next tuesday. but first our third pulse question for you. agree or disagree: president obama's legacy will be undone by donald trump. we'll share what you're saying. >> we're on the bikes next to each other often times watching morning joe and making die
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recalling some of the milestones of his presidency, including obamacare, the dream act. agree or disagree: president obama's legacy will be undone by donald trump. we'll share your thoughts in this hour. with president obama's time in office winding down, we decided to meet with a group of african-american seniors. he wanted to get their thoughts on his historic presidency. take a listen to what they said. >> when you see this and you see that many people in grant park in chicago on election night. >> wow. it still brings tears to my eyes. it still brings tears to my eyes. >> you go back to election night. and for the first time that family, president barack obama, his wife and two little girls, when you see that family take the stage and you see people in the audience, many were crying, the excitement. >> yes. >> how did y'all feel watching
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that? >> it takes you back, yeah. because i mean it makes me want to cry now because i'll never forget that night. my granddaughter, he was looking and she said, what's wrong? i said i'm so happy. i never thought i would live to see a black president. >> well said. i mean, my hopes are today just based on this event i never thought in my lifetime, in my lifetime that -- my only regret is that my mother died in 2006. if only she could have seen this. but in my lifetime, there they are in the white house, honorably in the white house and successfully in the white house doing great things, functioning under circumstances that anybody else, i mean, would probably have thrown up their hands. finding ways to get things done,
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despite all the obstacles that were being thrown his way. >> much of that wasn't because he wasn't the first african-american president but because who he was and what he was and what he was bringing. because when you look at these young white college kids who came down here and got their grandmothers and their mothers out of these nursing homes and whatever and took them out to vote, they knew. >> president barack obama represented so many things for black people and those that are progressive. but when you think about that moment and this first black president, what did you feel in your heart? >> he was to me the family, the family. and that's what -- that's what african-americans really really need in power. that family empowered our families, you know. that's the power he brought, that brought to me that you got his wife, his mother-in-law and the children. you're protecting those kids,
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you know, with his mother-in-law being there. >> but you are a part of something greater. he wasn't just a blackman. he's one of the most intelligent men who has hit that white house, black or white. >> for more on president obama's legacy, let's bring in presidential historian at american university, alan lichtman. what will be taken away from what will be president obama's legacy. obamacare is one of those. president obama reflecting on that today on abc saying, yeah, it is very possible, theoretically, that 20 million individuals could not have health insurance. but that may include some trump voters. do you see this being undone? >> i think it should be very difficult for the republicans to undo a lot of the obama legacy. just, for example, in foreign affairs. trump said he is going to tear up the iran nuclear agreement. that's not going to happen.
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tremendous international consensus behind it. republicans said they are going to get rid of obamacare. problem is for six years now they've had a chance to come up with an alternative and they've come up blank. polls show an overwhelming majority of american people don't want obamacare repealed without a credible alternative and right now there's nothing on the table. even donald trump has said there are some very good things about obamacare that should be preserved, like not throwing people off for pre-existing conditions or letting your kids stay on your plan until they're 26. how in the world do you preserve those and without keeping the core of obamacare? this is still a very unsettled manner for republicans. >> very difficult issue as well, planned parenthood, the defunding of that very possible. it's been brought up this week. it could affect 2.5 million women, part of president obama's push for gender equality, gone or staying? >> i think that will be very
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difficult to abolish as well. certainly, you can take shots at planned parenthood if you are anti-abortion, for its abortion services. but that's only a small part of what planned parenthood does. it provides all kinds of important health and counseling services to women. do you really want, as a republican, on your legacy undermining the health of millions of women across america? not an easy thing to do. it's easy to talk about these things but talk is very cheap. actually acting is very difficult. we saw the republicans couldn't even get their act together among themselves on what to do about the house ethics rules. >> you heard what african-american seniors were saying to tremane lee as they reflected back on that initial inauguration. i remember on that day i was on the mall reporting at that time, and speaking with families who drove from all over the country, hours upon hours. they were both african-american,
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latino-american, asian-american, white. every part of america. we talk about the idea of forgetting that moment and that energy, those seniors saying it's not possible. when i think back to that time, is it possible to lose that feeling, that energy as we move forward to a different administration, a very different one? >> it would be a tragedy if we lost that. as you point out, the synergy that came together was not limited to african-americans. it was a unifying moment for people of all races. right now we have a president-elect who has moved in a different direction of being a divisive figure. he has a lot to learn from barack obama when it comes to bringing americans together. >> and i will be watching that along with you, just to get that sense, allan, right, that sense on the ground of 2009 versus 2017. always a pleasure.
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thank you, sir. >> take care. >> in a moment, results of our third poll you can see at the bottom of our screen. agree or disagree? you can still tell us what you thic think. president obama's legacy will be undone by donald trump. agree or disagree? time to make your voice heard. logon to pulse.msnbc.com. 70-30, disagree to agree. guard pack. helps keep your laundry pacs safe and your child safer. align, press and unzip.
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we've been asking this. agree or disagree, president obama's legacy will be undone by donald trump. first off, let me show you what you're saying overall. overall, we're seeing 80% now disagreeing with that, that it will not be undone. and then when you take a look at it broken down by political party, general disagreement amongst all parties. independents, a little bit more, even if you will. republican and democrats both saying it will not be undone.
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and the final scoreboard 71-29. thank you all for participating in our pulse of america. glad we're able to share your view on our sunday. that does it for us this hour. coming up for you in jerusalem, following that breaking news story, a truck plowing into a crowd ofies raily soldiers. it's early evening there. we have updates on many more that could be wounded. sure! it's free for everyone. oh! well that's nice! and checking your score won't hurt your credit. oh! i'm so proud of you. well thank you. free at at discover.com/creditscorecard, even if you're not a customer.
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