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CSPAN
Oct 7, 2013 2:00am EDT
saying maybe you'd be a good idea to outsource congress to china or india. good morning, charles. caller: good morning, steve. two observations. for the people who argue this is a law that has already passed i would like to point out almost a century ago we passed a law for prohibition. it almost destroyed the country before we had enough common sense to turn around and repeal. the same thing is going to happen with obamacare. the second observation is, as far as defaulting on our debt, i hope we do, because if nothing else, it will make foreign countries such as china aware that we can't pay our bills and maybe it might even force congress to live within a budget we can afford, for god's sake. everybody knows we are spending more money than we have. what are they going to break up and use some common sense? there is none in congress. host: ok, thank you, charles. you mentioned asia. the president was supposed to be at that conference. basically loans from asia account for half of the gross domestic product in terms of the economy. guest: right. the caller made good comments. the
CSPAN
Oct 8, 2016 7:17pm EDT
against the chinas and the mexicos and the indias we add all these costs of regulations and tacks on top of everything else. that is what is going on in this election. we need support not just for the top of the ticket, but for the republicans who are running for the united states senate and the united states house of representatives. and one of the top targets to the democrats is our own senator ron johnson. we've got to send him back to the d.c. [applause] and just remember, we had 18 years of an ineffective russ feingold. audience: boo! he brags about the fact that he is a supporter of the bill of rights, and then he passed the mccain-feingold bill, which has been declared unconstitutional by the supreme court several times for infringing upon every one of our first amendment rights of freedom of speech and freedom of political expression. russ feingold, despite what he says, has ripped up the bill of ights. let's not give him a chance to rip it up still further. our constitution means something. the framers did the right thing. james madison's prose was great. he not only wrote the c
ABC
Sep 5, 2010 10:30am EDT
up right all the pieces and all the power. there is no one behind us. not a china, not a russia. not an eu. lit make for a more danger yous rouse and destable world. >> if america pulls back, do you thing it will? >> i don't know how. one thing for sure. we have to decide what is desirable and what is vital. afghanistan is desirable. maybe not vital. >> what does that say to the american people? >> exceptionallism and optimism have never been tied to remaking the world. the second in command the afghanistan was asked this week why the december re-evaluation comes up, will you be able to mark significant progress. he said progress. but flinched from the word significa significant. secretary gates said we won't be fighting here in 15 years. not 15 months. that's not good enough. >> thank you all so much. the "roundtablrb"roundtable" co the green room. >>> up now, how the controversy over the pro posed mosque is playing 10,000 miles away. >>> coming up here, "in memoriam" and "the sunday funnies." >>> now, "in memoriam". >> he must go faster. some way, some how, he must get the block ba
ABC
Sep 5, 2010 8:00am PDT
russians, the french, china. even the sort of left wing chatterati would have much preferred sanctions and containment to invasion. >> absolutely. if you analyze it, they got watered down. my point to you is simple. if you hadn't taken out saddam, there still would have been consequences. what they are, we don't know. i could say, i think it would have been a threat. competing with iran. someone else might say, well, he would have been contained. we don't know. but my view was, in the circumstances after 9/11, you had to send such a strong signal out. on this issue. and incidentally, don't ignore what happened. libya gave up the wmd program. iran at that time, wept back into talks. after 2003. north korea rejoined the six-party talks. there was a lot that happened. i personally felt, and i still feel, the single biggest threat we face is the prospect of the terrorist groups acquiring a nuclear chemical biological capability. >> although many would say that is the worst case scenario and it is speculation because there's no evidence to support it. >> here's the problem, christiane. it is a
CSPAN
Dec 20, 2014 12:00pm EST
like russia and rising powers like china that might be looking to change or offend the international order. many of us in washington think -- up and -- upend the international order. many of us in washington think tanks struggle with these issues every day. today we are fortunate to have a unique cross spectrum of views. right now, the left and right are divided not only left and right but within the left and within the right on how america might think about its role in the world in the coming 10, 15, 20 years. we are lucky to have people with us your spokesman from all of these different vantage points. -- who are spokesman from all of these different vantage points. this of them was inspired by an article in american prospect. the article looked at realism old and new. of whether the idea the obama administration has sort of been tugged between two different views of america's role in the world, one being the one rooted in american aadership and america having unique role in leading in the world stage. the other being a more pragmatic look at what america's power and to affect grea
ABC
May 8, 2016 10:30am EDT
don't want to be an isolationist. what's happening with china, japan, mexico, they're just absolutely eating our lunch. it's a shame. it's terrible. so i have to stay true to my principles also. i'm a conservative. don't forget. this is called the republican party. not called the conservative party. there are conservative parties. i'm a conservative. >> he swats away critics. hillary clinton is focused on locking in her base by playing that women's card. >> he doesn't think much of equal pay for women. because, of course, he doesn't think much of women, it turns out. >> trump digging in with this remarkable statement. >> i mean, all of the men, we're petrified to speak to women anymore. we may raise our voice. you know what? the women get it better than we do, folks. all right? they get it better than we do. >> he's also up against the president. >> republican women voters are going to have to decide is that the guy i feel comfortable with in representing me? and what i care about? >> i'll tell you what my reaction is. i won in massive doses and by a massive number new york, pennsylva
ABC
Aug 27, 2017 10:30am EDT
. iran. russia. china. all have a hand in this. >> better both be careful. you might end up with new jobs. >>> we'll be back with more on hurricane harvey live from houston, texas. ore on hurricane harvey live from houston, texas. >>> we do want to go back to houston, texas. the situation is getting worse. officials warning residents to stay off the streets. get out of their attics. get on to the roofs. our own reporter, victor oquendo is there. he's been in some trouble himself. victor? >> this is an area that normally doesn't flood. police officers thought this location would be okay for us. but things just went from bad to worse very quickly all across houston. the water is much deeper than this. across this whole parking lot. just take a look down that way. that black car submerged. beyond that, worse. we're talking about waist-deep waters. roads are turned into rivers. the highway is behind me. cars are stalled out all over the place. the latest numbers, 24 inches of rain in the houston area. and more than 1,000 rescues. we're actually one of those rescues. take a look. we conti
CSPAN
Aug 17, 2013 3:00pm EDT
first japan to rise and prosper. and then south korea. and then southeast asia. today, china and india. and that is fine. that has been welcomed by the united states. it is economically welcomed by the united states, but it has a critical ingredient. that peace and stability has been our pivotal military presence in the region and our alliances that anchor that. that is a good thing, and we want to keep that going. it is about that role that we play in east asia, where animosities run deep, people argue over rocks in the ocean, where the wounds of world war ii and the earlier part of the last century have never healed. we would like to continue to play our stabilizing role there. that is not aimed at anyone. it is not picking a fight with anyone. it is not a concept of deterrence or anything like that. it is to continue to play that stabilizing role. we have not been able to play that to the extent we had in previous decades over the last decade, because we have been so involved in iraq and afghanistan. we want to get back to that role. it's important for people to understand why we're
ABC
May 8, 2016 9:00am EDT
, have a 30% tariff when they send out goods to china. 38%. nobody knows that. i just found out about it. i said, when you send your goods, farm product, your goods to china, and the person was telling me. i spoke to the governor. fantastic, by the way. the governor ofux nebraska is f it's fantastic. i said, why, that tariff is unbelievable. and japan, it's 38%. and they send their cars over and you can check. and i'll guarantee you. it's probably zero. it's usually zero. it's a very low number. we have a double standard. it's not fair. it's going to be changed. >> you raise a lot of eyebrows with your position in debt and treasury bills. you might try to repurchase that at a discount. woept that undermine the full faith and credit >> no, that's a great thing. the budget was horrible that was made six months ago. the omnibus budget. it will bring us up to $21 trillion. >> who would sell to you at a discount? >> if hyou have inflation, you o slow things down. right now, we have low interest rates. we have to rebuild the whole infrastructure of our country. i have gotten to know it better
ABC
Jan 1, 2017 10:30am EST
-- >> hold on. let's look at this. in 2015 china took over a million records, sensitive data, people like me, classified or personal information where we lived, things we had written down on our applications and security clearances and a white house statement wasn't issued. no action publicly was taken. nothing. nothing was taken when millions of people had their private information including information on security clearances that was shared. not one thing happened. there is a question about whether there is a political retribution here versus a diplomatic response. >> it sounds like you think these measures are too much? >> the president-elect needs to sit down with the heads of the intelligence committees next week and get a full briefing on what they knew, why they knew it and whether or not the obama administration's response was in proportion to the actions taken. maybe it was, maybe it wasn't. we need to have that briefing first. i would argue that if you look at our history, you haven't seen a response like that in modern history for any action. when you look at the fact that chin
CSPAN
Jul 24, 2016 6:32pm EDT
message is right. he is right about china, but hillary has said she wants to crack down on some of china's abuses as well. donald said in a way that resonates with people who are out of work or people working in jobs that are paying them half of what they used to make and it resonates. it is an easy answer, not the right answer, trade is not what destroyed american manufacturing. the bigger factor was technology. ira member going down to the naval shipyard as a kid and there must've been about 100 welders with blowtorches and mallets, today you still have a very good functioning shipyard and you see four welders at a computer operating robotic arms and it has nothing to do with trade. a simple andrs direct message which is easy to understand and which sets off a button of frustration and anger and it is very effective and we would be mistaken if we think that is not a message that resonates with some working-class democrats. host: is he someone you know? guest: i know donald very well and he probably does not believe me when i say i like him as a person. he is charming and he has c
ABC
Aug 21, 2016 8:00am MST
dollars to the bank of china. donald trump talks all the time about a trade war with china. how can he do that when millions of dollars of his own bottom line could be affected? directly by the chinese government. >> let's stay on the foundation for a second. it's not just secretary clinton's critics who are suggesting a change should come. ed rendell, former governor of pennsylvania, said they should stop taking the contributions. "the boston globe" endorsed secretary sliclinton in the primaries. here's what they wrote. the clinton foundation is clearly a liability for hillary clinton as she seeks the presidency. political and actual distraction and stop accepting funding. if clinton is elected, the foundation should be shut down. will that happen? >> what the foundation has said is that they'll continue to operate. again, george, i want to keep in mind. millions of people around the world depend on life saving health treatments that the foundation provides. just pulling the plug on that would threaten lives around the globe. the foundation is in the process of trying to figure out
CSPAN
Apr 15, 2012 10:30am EDT
matter in russia, the matter in china. >> more with katrina lantos sweat, tonight on"q &a." >> nearly 1500 perished on the ship called unsinkable. >> once the lookout bells were sounded, the lookouts sighted in a spurt ahead and they struck a bell's three times. that is a warning saying there is some logic said. does not mean dead ahead, it means ahead of the ship that it does not say what kind of object propelled the lookout went to a telephone and called down to the officer on the bridge to tell them what it is that they saw. when the farm was finally answered, the entire conversation was what do you see? the response was icebergs right ahead and the response from the officer was, thank you. >> samuel halpern on the troops and minutes of that night, part of american history tv on c-span 3. >> president obama was in boca raton, fla. last report he announced a new tax proposal, the buffett rule would require americans earning one more than $1 million per year to pay at least 30% of their income in taxes. tomorrow, on the eve of tax day, the senate is scheduled to vote on l
CSPAN
Aug 19, 2012 10:30am EDT
back, you want to leave it in china or brazil or germany, you can -- there is no additional tax to leave it there. we have more than $1 trillion overseas. when you talk to the corporate guys who have been trying to get obama for the last 3 1/2 years to go to territoriality or allow repatriation of that money without a big tax hit, some say it is between $500 billion and $800 billion that would come back in the same year. it does not cost anybody anything. we just have to get rid of our worldwide tax system. the reason anheuser-busch was bought by a european company, it is more valuable if it is owned by a european company than an american company because of the way we tax earnings and other countries do not. if we did not fix this, other companies will start being bought more and more by foreign companies. the economics just makes sense. we can fix that by taking our rates down 25%. and by going to a territorial tax system. i think these are extremely important. another challenge that europe has is the defined-benefit government pensions, the social- welfare pensions, the unionized
CSPAN
Aug 6, 2016 1:53pm EDT
good deals? no. with china, $505 billion trade deficit. they cheat us because they devalue the currency. whenever it gets tough, they devalue. our companies can't compete with that. here's the thing, hillary says about japan, how dare he not say allies? our i will never abandon our allies, ever. how do you negotiate when you tell somebody will never leave them? we may have to leave. japan has problems because you have the maniac in north korea making missiles. south korea, it is an economic behemoth. you can't buy a television that is not made in south korea except for sony which is japan. which has sort of lost its way. whether it is lg or samsung. i ordered thousands of television. you can't buy them in the united states. i would love to. one of the pundits said they do make them. there's a company. and he showed me this little company. all the parts come in from all over the world and they put them together. and they give you a television that doesn't work and nobody ever heard of it. then i put it into a luxury hotel and everyone complains. you can't say to people when you
CSPAN
Aug 26, 2012 10:30am EDT
competing with people from india and china. the only tax our businesses and at the highest tax rates, we lose and they win. >> april 5 of last year, congressman paul ryan outlines details of what is now known as the ryan plan. from the "washington journal," his speeches in washington and elsewhere in the country, now on the campaign trail. he made his first appearance in 1995 as a staff member. three years later, he returned as a newly elected member of congress. this is from november 17, 1998. it is all part of c-span's video library as the track his career in washington and wisconsin. you can check it out anytime at c-span.org/videolibrary. [captioning performed by national captioning institute] [captions copyright national cable satellite corp. 2012] >> sees spans coverage of the republican national convention continues live from tampa. -- c-span's coverage continues. this is where the convention will be held beginning tuesday. its seats about 20,000 people and about $40 million in upgrades went in prior to the convention being held. just down the street, the building just coming on y
ABC
Sep 23, 2012 9:00am EDT
understood that the guy who goes around america saying that he's going to bash china, the guy who says let's believe in america, put his money in a fund that hedges against american trsuries. roots for failure of american treasuries. we learned some things. he hasn't disclosed any years before 2010. his father was the one who set the standard, 12 years, you put one or two years, you can manipulate them to give false impressions. george, the bigger issue that he's not being straight about his own taxes the bigger issue is he what he's going to do with everybody else's taxes. the tax cut that governor romney ha proposed, no specifics on how he would pay for that tax cut. he's either going to explode the deficit. >> unemployment rose or remain the same in 38 states last month. huge problem for the president. >> well, look, the country has come through a difficult time, george, we know that. we have had this discussion before. we have come a long way since losing 80,000 jobs. but this is ongoing project. the question is for the country right now, is the answer to go back to trickle-do
CSPAN
Sep 29, 2012 10:00am EDT
times as productive as our friends in china. ladies and gentlemen, we want to make sure we have the most productive best educated and best trained workers in the world. that is why we trained 1000 more mass and science teachers. we need that. we want to recruit these folks fifth as community colleges, we know we can create 2 million american workers and give them the skills for the high-tech manufacturing jobs of the future. there are 600,000 jobs in america tech doubleday -- in america today. that is why we paired up with community colleges, creating thousands and thousands of peace and pave jawfish if the fate of those fifth -- thousands and thousands of decent paying jobs, but they oppose it. we are going to cut the growth of college tuition in half. [cheers and applause] we have already reduced the deficit. in four years, we will reduce it by another $1 trillion. there is an easy way to do this. we have to make some difficult decisions. we have to ask fifth very wealthy to pay more. ladies and gentlemen, we are going to end the war in afghanistan as we did in iraq. [cheers and a
ABC
Oct 5, 2014 10:00am EDT
china, that and more with our exclusive interview with u.s. treasury secretary jack lew. >>> back now with our facebook find. trending right now, pro-democracy protests in hong kong. government officials order thousands of demonstrators off the streets setting the stage for a major show down. abc's muhammad lila is in hong kong with the latest. good morning, muhammad. >> reporter: good morning, george, from here in downtown hong kong. we are just hours away from the government's deadline for this protest site to be cleared but take a look around. the protesters aren't going anywhere, in fact, their numbers are growing by the hour. today for a brief moment it looked like the protesters were almost going to give up a couple of their smaller protest sites after someone started spreading rumors that they reached a deal but the protest leaders quickly rejected those reports insisting they are here to fight to the very end. now, this all has to do with the people here fighting for the right to elect their own leaders, not just leaders who are from a list of pre-approved candidates in beijin
ABC
Oct 5, 2014 10:30am EDT
u.s. ties to china, that and more with our exclusive interview with u.s. treasury secretary jack lew. otest site to be cleared but take a look around. the protesters aren't going anywhere, in fact, their numbers are growing by the hour. today for a brief moment it looked like the protesters were almost going to give up a couple of their smaller protest sites after someone started spreading rumors that they reached a deal but the protest leaders quickly rejected those reports insisting they are here to fight to the very end. now, this all has to do with the people here fighting for the right to elect their own leaders, not just leaders who are from a list of pre-approved candidates in beijing. now, no one knows what's going to happen tonight with the deadline just a few hours away but they're not taking any chances. take a look, people here are handing out surgical masks because they know that police have used tear gas once and there is a real fear that we could see a repeat of that in just a few hours. george. >> okay, muhammad lila, thanks very much. we're joined now by the treasury
ABC
May 4, 2014 8:00am PDT
people that are older. the countries part of death penalty club, iran, north korea, china. so i do think attitudes are going the change. it's remarkable. in 1993, 80% support. bill clinton went back to arkansas, ricky ray rector. the politics are changing. not as quickly as gay marriage. but that's a pretty big swing in a generation. i think you'll see it swing further. >> how do you address the problems for supporters? >> first off, i'm someone who has struggled with that issue for a long time. and believe that we have to have very narrow application for the death penalty. we need to maybe focus more. as halfway point between eliminating it. i do believe for extreme cases, david mentioned a couple of them, that we have to have that ability to take someone who is a danger to society out of society. and, i think that's -- if -- i think if we could have a debate of maybe narrowing down the cases. some of the reasons for the death penalties, i remember passing them in the early '90s, for drug kingpins. those are things i think we should probably back away. >> stop adding on. >> i thin
CSPAN
Sep 8, 2012 10:00am EDT
position. host: talking about secretary clinton costs travel to china and u.s.-china relations. thank you. tomorrow, our national affairs columnist and the author of "who is counting?" 7:45 a.m. us at a 30 a.m., ala -- at 8:30 a.m., alan comles. and then aid to egypt in their transition to democracy. your calls starting tomorrow at 7:00 a.m. thank you for joining us. [captioning performed by national captioning institute] [captions copyright national cable satellite corp. 2012] >> june is for the presidential debates live on c-span. next, democrats discussed the 2012 election. first, pollster dole ben sun -- bolstered joel benenson. then nancy pelosi and then gene sperling. >> so how do students cheat? let me count the ways. [laughter] researchers conducted in 1993 study that tallied the cheating activities reported by students in various service through the years. the laundry list includes copying from another students exam, taking an exam and for someone else, purchasing term papers, copying materials without footnoting, faking a list to avoid an exam, using a four books during an e
CSPAN
Jul 21, 2012 10:00am EDT
auto industry and the korean car industry and china. this is a business model that is highly competitive and customer focus than in relentless pursuit of low-cost. in higher education, i found something quite different. there were routine increases in tuition, revenue model that outpaced inflation by a significant amount will focus on actual costs. when i joined i b tech in 2007, higher education did not look like a sustainable model. we made quality and efficiency changes in our plan and started to reduce internal cost and improve outcomes. let me share some examples -- we instituted a single book store for our campuses and cap the number of textbooks required. one unified bookstore with greater purchasing power translated into fewer and less costly textbooks for our students. the centralized purchasing system led by a single executive and state what contracts in computers and data networks and furniture and copiers and telecommunications and health care. this year, we joined the state of indiana to have a single prescription management program for all state employees includ
CSPAN
Jul 7, 2012 10:00am EDT
not receive too much publicity. the state council of china decided that there would be 5 million of debt to cars in china from zero. 5 million. they do not take too many objectives. all car manufacturers are being told that if you want to expand your operation are build a new plan, the best come with a new energy car. i think the future is zero emissions. we are going to have to be patient enough and strategic enough to maintain that. >> i want to come back to china in a minute. let's stick to the u.s. market, the one the people in this room know the best. last month, the numbers were around 500. you have to be disappointed. at one point, you said you were going to sell a least 20,000 electric cars in 2012. it looks like you will not get there. >> i am looking at global sales of minicars coming. >> global you are talking 6000 or 7000. >> last year, we sold 25,000. today is the most sold electric car in history. this year, our forecast is double. if you focus on one particular market and say you only sold 500, it is disappointing. we cannot get all of our cars right of every month. t
CSPAN
Sep 4, 2016 12:18pm EDT
-span.org. >> with the president obama attending his last g20 summit in china this weekend with several other world leaders. this included a joint news conference earlier with british prime minister theresa may. the two were asked but u.s. u.k. relations, brexit, and combating terrorism. this is 25 minutes. president obama: good morning, everybody. saying what an by pleasure it was for me to meet with prime minister may and congratulate her on becoming prime minister. before inen together other settings. this is the first time that i had a chance to address her as madam prime minister. i am glad that teresa and i could meet early in her tenure. the prime minister continues to be a steadying influence during a time of transition. there was a wide-ranging conversation, it began with the basic premise that even as the u.k. has an orderly exit from the eu, together we reaffirm the special relationship between the united states and the united kingdom. it will not simply indoor, -- lnure, but -- endure, but wil continue through time. our two countries will be discussing ways in which
CSPAN
Mar 31, 2012 10:00am EDT
introduced the other day by someone you know, mr. president, the ambassador to china. he stood up and said, "i went down to guantanamo and i interviewed some of the terrorists and i discovered that being threatening on a speech about debt from mr. peterson was much more threatening than waterboarding." we are confronting two risks. one is the possibility of a short-term european-style financial crisis. second is a longer-term growth crisis. critically needed investments in education cannot math, engineering, infrastructure, and so forth. these are not about the future. they are about the past. there is another downside. in addition to stagnating wages and a low growth economy, if we were to try to finance the current entitlement programs, your taxes would have to double. and there are all kinds of special interests you will find in this political system of ours. they vote, they write their congressman, they contribute financially, and they usually ask for more breaks, more benefits, and more tax breaks when we cannot afford what we have now. what we are critically lacking in this coun
CSPAN
Oct 27, 2012 10:00am EDT
its means, borrowing more money from countries like china to fund its government, which simply means we'll have a debt crisis just like europe. we can't afford four more years like these last four years. we can't stand for that. the president is not giving us much of a second term agenda. he's not staying here are my abc's. he put out astelic 20-page brochure the other day, but you don't have to read it to know where we're headed. we know that he's promising a $2 trillion tax increase starting in january. of the 21 tax increases just in obama care, 12 of them hit middle income taxpayers. remember when he stayed he wouldn't have a middle income tax increase? well, there are 12 episodes, 12 examples where he failed to do that one. remember when he said he'd cut the deficit in half over four years. we've had trillion dollar deficits each and every year. remember when he said he'd bring people together to solve the country's biggest problems? this is the third president i've served with, it's the most partisan atmosphere i've ever seen. look, look at john casey. i learned a lot from that
CSPAN
Mar 31, 2012 7:00pm EDT
nepal and turkey, and china and elsewhere. you are very welcome here. we are very grateful to you. [applause] before i ever appeared on the jon stewart show, my daughter told me years ago when she was just a little older than you that more people in her generation got their news from jon stewart that from the network news. [applause] at first, i thought it sounded a little weird. but i can tell you now, i have been on jon stewart's show to talk about two of the three books i have written since i left the white house. he clearly had read them. he knew what the facts were. he had been well briefed. and every other time i've been on there, he really seemed to me to have put in more time and more preparation and ask more serious question, while poking a little fun at me along the way, then anyone else who has interviewed me. in short, he has done what we need to do more of in our schools. he makes learning fun, and it is still learning. please welcome jon stewart. [cheers and applause] >> thank you very much. hello, how are you guys? how are you? [cheers] it is an absolute honor to be
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