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♪ ♪. the return of repeal and replace. the gop's effort to repeal and replace the affordable care act is coming back >> as you can see from the run down, this is one of the stories we're talking about tonight at 6:30. senate republicans are frantically searching for the votes they need to repeal and replace the affordable care act. president trump tweeted his support for the renewed efforts, lawmakers have until the end of the month. the latest senate gop bill calls for redestructing hundreds of billions of dollars >> what does 19 for millions of insured americans? a writer for young voice is
to break the down. hi, charlie. when we first reached out to you this was bernie sanders' plan. single pair last week. now we have two extremely different plans and i think the bottom line there middle ground. >> this bill sort of is the build ground. if you love obamacare, you're going to love this bill, if you're a state like maryland, california or new york, you can keep obamacare exactly as it is under this bill. but if you're a state like texas, florida or arizona, who hates the way obamacare is increased premiums and decreased your choices, you know, you now have the chance to take that money spend it as you want and waive a lot of the regulations that have harmed a lot of patients and consumerer, particularly, millennials >> you talk about what should be a win for some and a win for others, where does it stand right now? i guess for congress? we still are looking for
on bore with this just yet >> i would say this is the last best chance they really have. we have ten days before september 30th. that is a window of opportunity where republicans can pass this without filibuster. they can pass it were a simple majority. after that, this is probably the last chance they will have at least until the end of trump's first term, if ever. >> we saw right after the push over the summer failed that both sides, because democrats, there are a number of democrats that said we have to fix the system regardless. there was a talk about some sort of bipartisan approach. sounds like paul ryan, the president say no, we're all in on the graham bill. i guess there was a hunger for bipartisanship but suddenly, seemed like to dissipate quickly >> it really did. it really did. it's going to come down to the opposition of four people that oppose it and ultimately killed the previous efforts. it was senator
maine. it was senator mccain from arizona. mer kowski from alaska and rand paul from kentucky and i think if mer kowski and collins really oppose how it would have harmed their state. they can make the case to the legislatures to keep obamacare exactly as it is and they can do that. >> i'll tell you what's going to be interesting when you look at maine you see the governor, even if susan collins likes the way the bill stands you saw paula page who's a huge donald trump backer and we'll wonder where he'll sway but the debate continues, we may see you down road. charlie thanks for joining us tonight >> sounds good. thank you.
tight lipped about a decision on the nuclear deal. >> meantime i ran's president fired back at president trump, he said mr. trump owes him anjali for the inflammatory remarks he made from the u.n. he also said his country will respond decisively to any violation to that agreement. fox 5 ronica cleary has more on war of words on the iran nuclear deal. >> reporter: that is one way to put it. a war of words. one person keeping words close to the vest. president trump, he said he made up his mind but not telling us what side he's going to come down on. the president has until october 15th to, for the third time, he we don't have to make a decision on whether or not they don't recertify the iran nuclear deal,s this comes up four times a year, the first two times had in his presidency he did
with hesitation. you may recall the last time that the administration decided to recertify the deal, they said that maybe they were technically in compliance with the deal but they were not in compliance with the spirit of the iran nuclear deal. i spoke with a handful of democratic senators from our region today. of i spoke with senators van holland, warner and kane. of course, they're democrats. and so i asked them, you know, we don't have the answer about where president trump will come down, but you know, what is there -- what are their concerns? what are their thoughts, if, in fact, we do decide not to recertify this deal? all of them spoke about more than just iran. take a listen. >> every other nation and even our officials have said that iran appears not to have violated the deal. so if the president
takes america out of the deal, what does that do in terms of how we can get pressure on iran with the rest of the world still adhering to deal >> it would be a big mistake for the president to decertify that especially at a time when we're trying to get the north koreans to the negotiating table. >> we're trying to deal with a north korean situation and i ranian program is now in the deep freeze and it's not proceeding forward. why would president trump want to allow iran to start racing ahead and tell north korea you can't trust us on diplomacy makes no sense >> all three senators brought up north korea when i asked them about this and that situation does seem to be escalating and changing daily. so certainly, something republican or democrat that would need to be considered about how we handle a nuclear iran may or may not affect how we handle
now, later today, unexpectedly, and late this afternoon, we got an updated press briefing that told us that secretary of state rex tillerson will hold a press briefing on camera just after 7:00 tonight in new york city. of course, he may not reveal what president trump is thinking, but we will certainly have all eyes on that to see if we can get a little more information and maybe a glimpse of which direction we think the president may go with that october 15th deadline and whether or not he will recertify this deal. back to you, jim and shawn. >> i see parallels, how he handled the decision on the paris accord, he teased the media and said it's a no go >> let's talk a little bit about hurricane maria. the category 2 slammed puerto rico, killed at least nine in the caribbean. puerto rico is still under a state of emergency. power knocked out, fox's steve har began is in the thi o
>> maria hitting as a category 4 storm making landfall with 155 miles an hour winds, maria had previously been a category 5 storm with 175 miles per hour winds, but many residents decided to stay. board up windows and ride the storm out >> it will be really bad. really bad for the island. we haven't seen a hurricane like this in, maybe 14 years? the worst that came through, this one like 80 years ago >> the last category 4 to make landfall was in 1932, some puerto ricans have experienced strong storms before and left the island ahead of time >> in 1998, remember, removing all trees and debris from the street and took me from my house to the downtown five minutes. that year took me three hours, just removing debris and this time it will be worse. >> reporter: other islands in caribbean are getting hit hard
where at least eight deaths have been reported shows extensive damage caused by hurricane maria >> i live on st. john and we were there for irma when she came through and basically devastated the island. a lot of people lost everything >> president trump commenting at a meeting with the king of jordan is monitoring it closely >> i've never seen wind like this, in puerto rico you take a look at what's happening, and it's one after another. >> reporter: fema prepositioned more than 3,000 people on the island to try and help with water and electricity, in san juan, fox news. the cost i should say of hurricane irma is piling up. >> an estimate found irma caused up to 65 billion dollars in property damage. up to 80% of the money needed for flood loss is not covered by insurance, let's bring in dan carr
good evening >> hello the whole concept of flood insurance, this is something that people will automatically i assume i have homeowners if i get flooded i'm fine, this is not -- it's not as cut and dry as that >> not at all. that's a good point, homeowners insurance covers most risks, except for flood waters, so flood waters are specifically excluded from homeowners, and somebody has to actually buy that flood insurance separately. if a storm, if like irma or any of these hurricanes that are coming through, if the wind isn't what damages the home first, then the water comes in and that's flood damage, and the person with only homeowners insurance is in bad situation. >> let's talk a little bit about the national, the federal government's flood insurance, there was a lot of debate about funding but we look at the folks in florida and many let coverage laps because they knew they were in areas that were not prone to
years. now there's this situation, is there an up side to keeping the federal program versus private insurance? >> well, that's a good debate. there's pros and cons to a government program versus a private program. some of the problems we have with government programs are the flood maps aren't done properly. so the risks isn't priced right. which is why national flood insurance program is in financial problems that it's in right now. runs ok in years where there isn't a lot of flooding but in years like this, it's terribly in the red. i think there will be a debate on hill about what's the right way to do flood insurance going forward. this year is really going to bring a lot of attention to flooding and flood insurance. >> and as we head out, one last question, i remember after hurricane katrina, there was a lot of debate on capitol people were saying why are we fund, the rebuilding of new orleans, because they're already under the ocean level. so as you move
the best approach? what do you think moving forward people should pursue? the government should pursue in terms of stabilizing the flood insurance markets >> there's really two questions there. in terms of stabilizing, in near term it's going to have to be taxpayers, there's no other choice. in the longer term, the flood zones need to be mapped out correctly and they need to figure out a competitive environment that gets it priced properly >> dan carr. >> let's talk a little bit what we're seeing with maria and jose. we saw the pictures out of puerto rico and it's unbelievable. >> it's what we expected too, unfortunately. jim and shawn, it hit puerto rico this morning at 6:15 as a category with wind of 155 and moved off the island by some 25 to 30 miles now, and you know, you can also
to develop an eye again, it has been a category 2 in the last few hours but forecast to strength again to a 3, we're not expecting any other landfall with maria right now. it is going to certainly impact the islands as it goes on by and by the way, 25 to 25 inches rain still possible for puerto rico. they're on the back side of the hurricane now. you can also see where the dominican republic is getting hit hard, it will continue west northwest, heavy rain for the turks and caicos. and then it comes up the east coast and we'll have to track it closely tuesday and wednesday, jose could be close enough to give us showers in the tuesday, wednesday time frame. to be decided the forecast for the long-term is a little bit uncertain because of those two storm and how they may interact. in the short term, it's a stretch of very warm days ahead. today at 88, the warmest day we had this month
we'll keep them ten, 15 degrees above normal going through the weekend. still warm but clouds will return on monday and maybe showers, we're i'm going to call them tropical showers will they be from maria, jose or a combination >> sending it back to you. >> let's talk about the governor's race in victor. the candidates debated the issues. we'll take a closer look at who came out on top next.
aways from last night's debate? >> this was a cordial debate. no one went out with any personal attacks. there was policy issues both candidates gave different visions for how the economy is do in virginia. one said it's going well, and glees me's pessimistic attitude is helpful when they're trying to lure companies like amazon, and they fought over the healthcare debate >> as we go into the election year, virginia is one of sick is ix states, is this a race on how the commonwealth used the trump administration >> absolutely and it's not only is it a belt weather within virginia but win for country. that's why you have so many people pouring in money across the country, because they see the results of
race and a early task of politics in the era of donald trump and he's under water in virginia. the latest has him at 58% disapproval rating >> just a second ago we popped up one of the most recent polls and they're neck and neck, what do you think is causing them to stay right there and not one to pull ahead. >> traditionally the governor's races kicks off after labor day and so after the next 60 days you'll see a lot of advertising on tv, a lot of people going door to door and people getting mail, so that advertising will start escalating in the last stretch of the campaign and north um has more money and a lot of out groups committed to helping him >> do we know if is president trump going to campaign for him? we saw president trump tweeting about someone else in another
do we know anything >> this came up at yesterday's debate ed gilespie said he's happy to get help from anyone, when we asked him does that mean you'll invite donald trump he didn't answer and president barack obama is committing for ralph north um >> thank you so much for coming in. we'll take a look at the speed cameras when we take closer look at 5at630.
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anywhere, get out of your driveway in some parts of the district without getting in the panel of one of these speed cameras, red light cameras, but this is what we're about specifically as speed cameras >> what she wants to know is this. take a look at this, we're up over k street, where it goes underneath the washington circle and look at that camera, obviously, it's rush hour, obviously, those cars are barely inching forward if they're lucky. when it's not that time, when cashes are speeding through here, well, a lot of drivers are saying, that speed camera is not fair because they can't see it, they don't know where it is, and often they're caught off guard, on camera, and raking up very big bills. we spoke to the council woman today, she said she wants more view on these cameras, they bring in $100 million into this distct
they have to cough you up about half of that, she said they will have to find the money in the budget because that would be the fair thing to do >> could we make the up? yes, here's the thing and your body can we go provokes me on this point. i want an explanation for these cameras. if they can be explained, fine. but i want an explanation because i don't want the public to think that we're trying to steal their money. >> ok, here's what the public is doing in dc right now. a lot of them are sending in these complaints. consider there are 14, 14 cameras that bring in $1 million each all told $100 million in revenue. that's a lot of money. one of the groups that have been complaining the loudest over the years not just right now has been aaa, we got a
spokesman and asked him what the different this time, john? do you believe this time they're actually good day something and look seriously at these replacement? to our surprise, he told us he's optimistic this time >> this sounds to me like the deck is stacked against the driver >> that's exactly right. the deck is stacked against the driver. we have speed limits that are artificially too low for the roadways in which all the cameras are in place >> and will make money. >> you can make money off drivers. >> reporter: this is a lot of money. one of the big questions, the council woman is asking in this are are these things fair? are they placed in spots where people are normally going to accelerate? is the signage correct? do people know what speed they're supposed to be do and and are those cameras setting them up to get caught and get a ticket? we'll keep track. for now, a lot of people are talking about this. >> in the meantime slow down.
thank you very much, fitz. >> good advice >> we'll be right back everybody ralph northam: i'm ralph northam, candidate for governor and i sponsored this ad narrator: ed gillespie says dr. ralph northam doesn't show up? dr. ralph northam was an army doctor and a volunteer medical director at a children's hospice. he passed the virginia law requiring concussion standards for school sports. the smoking ban in restaurants. and dr. northam is working to connect veterans to good paying jobs in virginia. ed gillespie is a washington dc corporate lobbyist. he shows up for whoever pays him.
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