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on to the next thing. with the revel of the health care fight still smoldering. president looking to move on. lawmakers signal the fight is not over yet. >> search continues can inside a cincinnati nightclub. one person killed and 15 others injured when gunfire erupted. 12 million face the threat of severe weather tomorrow. storm responsible for damaging hail of oklahoma last night could bring new storms this afternoon. good morning. everyone. march 27. in the wake of the republican's
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failure to repeal and replace obamacare, attention turns to what president trump does next and impact the early stumble will have on agenda. speaking to reporters in the oval office, president implied he expects to work across party lines to improve future legislation, suggesting he and the democrats see eye to eye on things that were not guilty included in this bill. i think we could have things i would have liked more. if we had bipartisan, i think we could have a health care bill that would be the ultimate. i think the democrats know that also. some day in the not too distant future. i believe there will be democrat support and that will happen and be an even better bill. >> president and republican leaders now ready on legislation for fax reform. details on the bill will come this spring. "new york times" magazine article reveals common ground
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between white house counselor steven bannon and house speaker paul ryan. with common ground on capital investments. imposing new taxes on exports and exempting exports. wiping all alternative minimum and estate taxes. told ryan this tax reform comes close to first step of economic nationalism as there is. bannon replied i will call it responsible nationalism. brought attention on the freedom caucus. no votes ended up derailing leadership plan. on friday said he was disappointed by friends of his, adding, quote, very good people. political reported over the weekend, early march congressman jim jordan pushed the idea of secret pact saying no member would commit his vote without consulting the entire group. on saturday the president tweeted democrats are smiling in d.c. the freedom caucus with the
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help of club for growth and heritage have saved planned parenthood and obamacare. here's how his chief of staff reacted. >> hits the bull's-eye in that tweet lining he often does. we can't be chasing the perfect all the time. i mean, sometimes you have to take the good and put it in your pocket and take the win. he wants to make sure people don't get left behind. make sure there's competition in the marketplace so rates are lower and people can choose their doctor. if those three things are incompatible with some members of the republican house, then it's going to be incompatible and we need to work with moderate democrats to make sure that happens. more or less the warning shot that we are willing to talk to anyone. we always have been. >> shortly after republican health care bill was pulled from the floor, president trump criticized democrats for not supporting the will. yesterday senate minority leader
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signaled willingness to work with republicans. >> i think the losers are nancy pelosi and chuck schumer. now they own obamacare. they own it. 100% own it. not a republican health care. not anything by a democrat health care and just remember this is not our bill. this is their bill. >> we democrats provided republican colleagues drop replace and stop undermining the aca are willing to work with our friends. >> right now you'll give a proposal. >> as long as they say no more repeal. that's a loser. we'll work with them. we have ideas. they have ideas to try to improve obamacare. we never said it was perfect. always said we would work to improve it. just said repeal was off the table. >> according to "washington post" of the democrat see the defeat of health care bill as a chance to push for extended
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coverage. house minority leader nancy polo si tout ed support for health care plan. when we did the affordable care act. it took 100 years to do. was it perfect, no. >> one more note. congressman ted resigned from the group over the weekend. saying no is easy. leading is hard. congressman joins us in just a bit. don't want to miss that. ruckus town halls continue over the weekend. he was questioned about health care. the supreme court and russia. at one point pushed back that the republicans are obstructing an investigation in the russian involvement in the 2016 election and trump tax returns.
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>> the republican congress has at every turn obstructed our evidence, our efforts has on strugted our efforts to see tax returns, including you, sir. >> let me tell you. i think that's a bunch garbage when it comes to me. i don't think i've obstructed anything. i think i've been more than on the case when it comes to russia. >> bring it on. if i win, fine. if i don't win, fine. here's what you get from me. somebody who tells you exactly what i believe in. to everybody in the room, it's okay to be mad. it's okay to be upset. washington is broken. >> the house intelligence committee russian investigation is veering towards partisan collision as republican chairman
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nunez has put off a session with top officials. cancelling tuesday's opening hearing with sally yates, james clapper and john brennen. nunez says they directed to return before the committee in a closed se setting first. yesterday the top democrat claimed the chairman was trying to stifle another round of testimony that could be damaging to the white house. especially what sally yates may reveal about michael flynn after disclosure of her warning to the white house about russian contacts set flynn's firing in motion. >> i think that hearing went so poorly for the white house that there was a lot of pushback in doing a second open hearing. h honestly because the other explains don't make sense. we could have comey and rogers come back at any time.
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no necessity of having them come back before the open hearing. that was merely an effort to camouflage the two object here, the closure or the cancellation of the hearing with sally yates. >> on friday, chairman nunez says the committee would hear the testimony of former trump campaign chairman paul manafort. former aides roger stone and carter page have asked to appear before the committee. congressman nunez also made headlines for walking back his blockbuster assertion that president trump was right about being speied on. he cannot be sure they were monitor or merely mentioned under surveillance. reversal from two days earlier when he said members of tv team were at least monitored. waiting for documents from the intelligence community.
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committee member reacted yesterday. >> none of us have seen what the chairman is talking about. this evidence was taken apparently directly to the white house, which creates another issue because of course it's associates involved in the trump campaign who are in part the subject of what we're investigating. we can't have a credible investigation if one of the members takes only information he has seen to the white house and doesn't share it with his own committee. the chairman of house well briefed the commander in chief on something that has nothing to do with the russian information. the commander in chief cannot be briefed by the chairperson of the house well committee on a matter that has nothing to do with the fbi investigation, then i don't know what they can talk about. >> it appears secretary of state rex tillerson will attend the upcoming meeting of nato ministers afterall. in a statement the secretary says tillerson will visit nato on march 3 is following a
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meeting with erdogan in turkey the day before. originally scheduled for april. new plan is to reschedule. however, adding the final days have yet to be determined and must be agreed to by all 28 members. the news comes less than a week after the state department said the secretary would skip the meeting due to scheduling conflicts which included a trip to russia. other headlines now. one person dead and 15 injured after a shooting in a crowded cincinnati nightclub early sunday morning. officers responded just after 1:00 a.m. to calls fired at cameo nightclub where an argument turned violent. >> several local men got into some type of dispute inside the bar. and it escalated into shots being fired. from several individuals. as a result, there were 16 people that sustained gunshot
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injuries. >> the city's official twitter account posted more details saying its believed to have begun between specific groups of individuals earlier in the day escalating to the nightclub tragedy that happened later on thaec that evening. 27-year-old was killed. currently no suspects in custody. police believe there may have been multiple shooters. iran announcing sanctions on companies. the wide ranging list of american companies include major defense contractors like united technologies and truck maker orb kosh. appears to be more symbolic than anything else. companies were not immediately known to be doing business. likely in retaliation for sanctions announced by trump administration in february pen lysing more than two dozen people and companies after recent ballistic missile test by the republic. despite promises the
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bathroom wouldn't affect the state economy, associated press report this morning state of thes the law will cost almost 4 billion in lost revenue over the next 12 years. many companies backed down to the state because of the bill including papal. some artists cancelled concerts like rin go star. pulled all major events. supporters say the cost is relatively small compared with the economy. still ahead, march finally gets truly mad. >> what a weekend. >> what a close game. throughout ten seconds had basketball fans on the edge of their seats. unc advances. president put the keystone pipeline project back on track. still facing serious road blocks. those stories and a check on weather when we come right back.
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like you had in standing rock. land supposed to be independent land that this pipeline is going to cross. you'll see a lot of the same issues we saw with dakota access pipeline. one of the things this pipeline has been built as economic boom. a lot of environmental concerns. fact check this a little bit from economic perspective, what is it going to deliver. are any of the promises true. >> donald trump says it's going to be a boom for jobs. boom for economy. maybe in the short-term. take a look at temporary jobs. influx of temporary jobs. looking at over 100,000 temporary indirect jobs. more like 20,000. how many full-time jobs are we talking about, 35. 35 full-time jobs. donald trump at one point said it was going to create tens of thousands of jobs. it will create 35 full-time
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jobs. that's it. >> this is over a two to five-year period you're suggesting. says 1-2. >> with all the lawsuits, it will be two to five. >> do you think it will have an effect on the oil prices. >> interest comply probably lower oil prices. most of this oil headed for export. going down to gulf port to be refined and exported. we consume this many barrels a day. this will bring 4% of what the country actually consumes. >> thanks for fact checking for us. always a pleasure. weather with nbc meteorologist bill c. hail with the story yesterday. thankfully not too many. a lot of pea size, quarter size
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hail. you can see the windshield did get cracked there. severe threat has ended from last night. we're in that cycle now. in the spring in most areas of the country. going to get the storming fires up afternoon. continues boo the evening. dying off. all that's left is lightning activity going through arkansas. st. louis going to get wet this morning. memphis nothing to worry about. later this afternoon, everything regenerates. same storm system affect about 12 million people. a couple tornados. not many. threats pretty low today. a lot of large hail possible. if you're leaving and you have a car in the driveway, put it under the carport or in the garage, do so. here's how it's going to time out. 7:00 a.m. much of rain through new jersey. go through the area. storms fire up over the top of memphis. track through tennessee valley here. timing for you looks to be around 3-5:00 p.m. when the storm is closest to you.
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louisville, lexington, cincinnati could get isolated storms from 5-7:00 p.m. late afternoon. severe threat tuesday go this is a brand new storm. this is a more dangerous tond thre tornado threat. 11 million people on tuesday. then into wednesday, track additional storm tornado threat. again, i think you get the picture here. we're in that cycle now. this is severe weather season. first storm system not many tornados. little more concern tuesday wednesday. >> dangerous areas out there. thanks for keeping an eye on that for us, bill. >> still ahead. started with 64 teams. now down to final four. i'm sure you had your favorite already. last second shot helped advance north carolina over kentucky. those game highlights next in sports.
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kevin kevin kevin trusted advice for life. kevin, how's your mom? life well planned. see what a raymond james financial advisor can do for you. number three oregon is still flying high. the ducks are on to the final four for the first time in nearly 80 years after knocking off top seeded kansas. advancing to face can saga. the gamecocks defense stood tall. second half.
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keeping the gators from making all 14 rattempts as south carolina clawed back from seven points behind at the break. thorn well scored 11 of his game high 26 points in the final ten minutes. leading the gamecocks to first ever trip to the final four. with a 77-70 win over florida. and matching up against oregon will be top seeded north carolina after the tar heels eliminated number two kentucky last night in a barn burner. unc suffered heart breaking loss in title game after villa nova stole the crown with buzzer beater. turned the table last night with last second heroics of their own.
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what an unbelievable ending. responds to game time three-pointer by nailing the go ahead jumper. unc hangs on for 75-73 victory there. here's a look at final four. the championship matchup will be set after the team's tip-off on saturday. i'm sorry a lot of people were not expecting that final four. let's go to major league baseball. the 60 yoerld son of cleveland general manager was invited to the indians radio broadcast booth during the game against the diamondbacks. conversation quickly turned to business as the youngster might have revealed dad's next move when it comes to shortstop francisco lindor. he's trying to get lindor to play for seven more years.
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>> oh, okay. we better not talk anymore, brodie. there you have it, folks. we have finally had a scoop on the indians raid know network. >> kids will say the darn des things. you heard it there. looking to extend lindor for seven years. probably very true. >> hope he doesn't get grounded. no way. it wasn't his fault. >> they just busted up. >> he's so honest about it too. >> thank you for that. good laugh. thanks. still ahead, the president now ready to move on on the republican health care bill since it has been taken off the table. a look at what is next on the agenda. >> hundreds arrested as anti-government protests break out in russia. .
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welcome back, everyone. i'm alex. it's the bottom of the hour. le let's start you off with morning top stories. massive protest erupted in several russian cities. hundreds of demonstrators arrested. including opposition leader. largest coordinated protest in the country since 2011, 2012 demonstrations following a fraud tainted parliamentary election. join us live in just a bit with more on that. secret service say as woman who tried to jump the white house fence last week has been arrest add third time in a week.
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mar si anderson wall arrested caught in the act when shoe laces got caught in the fence. then arrested on friday accused of disobeying an order to stay away from the white house. then early sunday morning tried her luck at the treasury building. never been found carrying anything threatening. south korean authorities want to arrest park gun high conspireing with a friend to donate to back her policy initiatives. while in office, had immunity from prosecution and had refused to meet with prosecutors. last week questioned for 14 hours. she denies any legal wrongdoing. back to politics and as the dust continues to set on the wake of republicans defeat over health care, president trump turning attention to the next item on his agenda. tax reform.
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wanted to tackle taxes first, but was steered by house speaker and vice president mike pence. meanwhile, says he is pushing to have comprehensive tax reform plan by summer. mnuchin said friday will include both personal and corporate tax reform. details have been vague too far. president said he hopes to cut the corporate tax rate from 40% to between 15% or at least 20% and he has promised to simplify the tax code for americans cutting the number of tax brackets from seven to three. 12%. 25% and 33%. >> what we eremains to be seen is the future relationship between the president and the speaker. amid reports of misgivings between the staff and long running miscontent from house
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republicans bubbling to the surface. all eyes on what speaker ryan does next. fried alluded to growing pains the party is going through. >> moving from opposition party to a governing party comes with growing pains and well, we're feeling those pains today. we came really close today, but we came up short. doing big things is hard. this comes down to a choice. are all of us willing to give a little to get something done. are we willing to say yes to the good even if it's not perfect. >> on friday the speaker said the president worked hard and two leaders talked for an hour on saturday according to staff. "new york times" report casts doubt on the relationship between the white house and speaker's office. several allies say mr. trump has
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failed to grasp fully the election and tradition of political dogma. most often signals proliferated sites of breitbart. then a tweet from the president promoting a show on fox news. when it started, here's what host said. paul ryan needs to step down as speaker of the house. you know, americans elected the one man they believed could do it. a complete outsider. someone beholding to no one, but them. and speaker ryan, you come in with all your swagger and experience and you sell them a bill of goods which ends up a complete and total failure. and you allow our president in the first 100 days to come out of the box like that based on
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what? >> i think it was more coincidental. i did not talk to the president about the tweet. no preplan tlg. >> why would he say watch her and that's the first thing out of her mouth. >> he loves judge jeanine. wanted to do her a favor. >> does he want paul ryan to step down. >> no, he doesn't. he talked to paul ryan yesterday for about an hour. he believes what he said in the oval office on friday. doesn't blame paul ryan. he thought paul ryan worked hard. he enjoys his relationship with paul ryan. things he's a great speaker of the house. "the washington post" was first to report the white house office of american innovation is designed to infuse fresh thinking into washington. in fact, the office will report directly to the president and be staffed by former business
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executives. told the post we should have compensatory damages in government. run like a great american company. hope we can achieve successes and efficiencies for customers. among those involved rely national economic counselor, and security adviser dina powell. white house strategist steven bannon will not have a role in the newly created office. particular focus on technology and data and plans to focus on overhauling veterans affairs as well as combatting opioid abuse. the role is coming under new scrutiny. rise in power is the subject of front page story in usa today details how it brought breitbart news from the fringe to the mainstream. also making headlines for direct style. mike allen reports that during a
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mee meeting with the house freedom caucus bannon's opening line was look, this is not a discussion. this is not a debate. you have no choice, but to vote for this bill to which one congressman reportedly replied, there's a big profile in sunday's "new york times" that claims in 2011 that bannon encouraged sarah palin to run for president and made a similar pitch to jeff sessions in 2015. when it was clear sessions was not interested. bannon said another candidate would have to do it and two months later bannon heard trump speak at cpac. writing in part, quote, trump had been a marginal figure at most to that point. possibility he might be all suitable host body for bannon's world view had not occurred before he spoke, but grousing references to chinese's economic
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and manufacturing sector were right out of bannon's play book. reporting it on bannon as larger profile of what's next for the trump white house and congress after the health care debackable and help us later this morning. >> let's turn to business. mostly negative following a week for the trump administration. joins us live from london. had the worst week in quite a while. can we expect more of the same this week? well, if you look at tokyo, the answer might be yes. nikkei trading down in tokyo. looking at things like the dollar is dropping to two month low. we're looking at u.s. index futures down to six week low. positive economic data out there, but not listed by investors. of course government bonds rise in price. seen the gold price up to one month high. japanese yen trading strongly
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against the dollar. another story out watching with united airlines. they have been stopping a couple of passengers from boarding their aircraft recently. pass writers didn't adhere to dress policy. created a twitter storm as you can imagine. two young girls were not allowed to wear leggings because it did not adhere to strict dress policy. another pr disaster for united. >> united barring leggings. i don't know if that's the greatest idea. live from london. thanks so much. >> still ahead, civilian death hit a record high. does the trump administration need to rethink rules of engagement. plus. let me tell you a little bit about the judge. you don't want to listen. >> he was trying to voice support for president's supreme court nominee. as you saw there, constituents didn't want to hear it. latest in the battle of the bench, next. every tv doctor knows that when preparing for surgery,
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next week, senate judiciary carlos estevez expected to vote on neil gorsuch. top democrats vowing to filibuster. warned democrats against that move on saturday. he called gorsuch, quote, the most qualified person for the position, but quickly lost the crowd. >> the supreme court, we just finished the hearing this week. judge gorsuch was one of the finest people i think president trump could have chosen. [ boos ] >> i am going to enthusiastically support him. and if the democrats try to filibuster him, they will be making a huge mistake. to everybody that boos judge gorsuch, you're not persuading me at all. matter of fact, matter of fact, if you can't understand this is
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a qualified nominee, then you're not listening. >> and senate minority leader chuck schumer advocating for filibuster want as pause in confirming gorsuch amid the ongoing russia investigation. >> this is a very important appointment. lifetime. affects america in huge ways. let's see where the investigation goes for a few months and delay it. it's up to republican colleagues. if the investigation looks like it's nowhere, fine. if it looks serious, we ought to consider what i said. >> confirmed no matter what. it serves as warning they could invote so-called nuclear option to change the way they confirm supreme court justices. let's get a check on weather now with nbc meteorologist bill kriarin
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karins. there's always something neat about large hail going into swimming pools. looks cool. don't see it often and not hurting anybody. that's good too. other pictures to show you throughout the morning. as far as the hail, some softball size. four inch hail. this morning, things have quited down. very typical. dwindling weakening of the storms through the late overnight hours. southern illinois get wet weather out of that. 12 million people at risk. large report. showing pictures tomorrow from northern mississippi to areas of tennessee. at least the western half of the state and southern portions of kentucky. now let's talk about the stuff we don't want to talk about: poor new england. winter weather advisory much of new hampshire and maine. still pretty cold and chilly. still snow on the ground. weak system is coming our way. see the pink on the map here.
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freezing rain this morning. areas of vermont and especially valley protected areas in new hampshire, that's the worst of it. south of the pike. including connecticut, new york city, rhode island and providence. when you get there to northern new england. that's a rough morning. as far as forecast is going to go, sneak warm air finally as we go throughout the week. it hasn't been fair. the sournl hathern half of the y has been above average. it's been an ugly march. >> it really has. rest of the week is not going to change that. that's for sure. still ahead this morning. calls for russia to release demonstrators retained in massive protests across the country yesterday. get you a live report. plus. >> isis is making a tremendous amount of money. they have certain oil camps. certain areas of oil that took away. some in syria, some in iraq. i would bomb testimony [ bleep ] out of them. >> that was candidate trump.
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something for everyone is awesome. find your awesome with the xfinity stream app. more to stream to every screen. welcome back: we want to focus on the major story out of russia. massive protests erupted. at times the rallies turned violent.
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demonstrators battles with police. hundreds of people, including russian opposition leader, were arrested. in a statement, department condemned the detention of hundreds of peaceful protest protesters, adding it's a front to core democratic values. joining us from london, lucy, good morning to you. we've not seen these kind of large scale protest from russia in years. >> alex, good morning. that's right. these with the largest anti-government protests since 2012. i was in moscow back then and the kremlin crackdown that ensued raising the fines and jail time for demonstrating. arresting key opposition figures. 82 protests across the country. more than a thousand arrests.
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just in the protest of five years ago. corruption what drove people to the streets. the anti-corruption campaigner president vladimir putin's prominent kritic called for demonstrations after accomplishes reports that accused russian prime minster of a global property empire through various forms of corruption. in fact, the luxuries allegedly jail terms, but he also making something out of him. boosting support. go to easing the his support. if they go too easy they fear
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protest acoustic continue. >> at least mr. navalny's arrest has been publicized globally and we'll watch what happens to him. eamon. >> some developments in the fight against isis kurdish forces captured air base, this according to "associated press." it's loeshted 20 miles west of terror group's de facto capital of raqqa. located near syria's largest dam which may have sustained damage in that fighting. senior u.s. military officials say they are investigating a deadly airstrike in mosul that may leave 200 people dead. central command announcing it's looking whether u.s. was behind the strike last week. it comes as administration looks to wrap up drone strikes on isis despite number of civilian deaths at record highs. joining us cal perry. to help us put this in
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perspective, how many casualties when we say record highs. >> in mosul this month 1,000. that's from the u.n., u.s. say they are investigating. you're looking at video of the aftermath of a strike. in that one strike alone we're looking at potentially -- again, potentially, because we don't have confirmation on this, at least 200 civilians killed in one strike alone on that day. there were three strikes in total. we could see upwards of 350 civilians killed. western mosul and especially the old city, like all old cities, very compact. full of civilians. isis uses civilians as human shields. we saw this in syria on both sides of the conflict. as that area gets smaller and smaller and coalition carries out more strikes we'll see higher. >> the policy of drone strikes. we know president obama expanded drone strike operations. there's been some talk president trump is shifting drone strikes entirely to general mattis. are we going to see an increase
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in drone strikes by the administration even in the wake of civilian risks. >> based on what he said during the campaign, no question. take a listen. >> isis is making a tremendous amount of money because they have certainly oil camps, certain areas of oil they took away. i would bomb the [ bleep ] out of them. i would just bomb those suckers. that's right. i'd blow up the pipes, refinery, every single inch. there would be nothing left. >> look, one of the many, many problems with comments like this, rhetoric, it widens the conflict. you're going to hear about yemen. the president's inner circle, a lot of them, keeping a front on iran, syria, iraq, ten countries carrying out airstrikes today in iraq so you have to keep track of nine other nations and what they are doing as well. so we're looking at a widening of the conflict. >> thanks for your perspective. nice to have you with us.
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before we toss it over to "morning joe," we're going to get you stories from the morning ahead. >> president trump will hit the reset after the loss over health care. kelly o'donnell has more from the white house. kelly, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, lewis. the new week after the big bust on capitol hill, failing to repeal obamacare as republicans had promised. now there are new questions about the relationship between president trump and house speaker ryan. sources tell me over the weekend, the president and the speaker spoke. they discussed going forward on a new agenda together. still that means that relationship, which is fairly new as a partnership will be tested again. the white house wants to move
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forward not on health care reform putting that aside and indeed saying it's time to look at tax cuts and tax reform as the next big agenda item. we're also waiting for new developments in the confirmation of supreme court nominee neil gorsuch. they are trying to find the votes. democrats are saying they want to filibuster. more on all of this will be developing this week but now back to you. lewis. >> kelly o'donnell from the white house lawn. thanks for that report. >> nation's largest pro israel organization continues its annual conference in d.c. house speaker ryan and nikki haley both set to speak today. >> that's it. "morning joe" is starting right now. out of the way. whoa. >> i think the losers are nancy pelosi and chuck schumer, because now they own obamacare. they own it. >> i don't want to cast blame. there is a block of no votes that we had that is why this didn't pass. >> maybe the fact we opposed it, we did the country a favor.
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>> the president is disappointed in the number of people he thought were loyal to him that weren't. >> people weren't going to vote for the bill anyway. by doing that, they ended up alienating center or moderates. >> dependent on those two groups, conservatives and moderates to come together. >> tweeted this, democrats are smiling in d.c. that the freedom caucus with the help of club for growth and heritage have saved planned parenthood and o care. >> this big, plenty of blame. president trump pointed finger at democrats before taking in conservatives. through their name moderate republicans stuck in the middle while reince priebus and paul ryan deep in damage control. winning in washington just might take more than a tweet. this morning we're going to

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