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CNN
Nov 23, 2016 9:00am PST
vacations is a window into their personalities. george w. bush liked to spend the hottest month of the year on his ranch in crawford, texas. >> this is a wonderful spot to come up here and just kind of -- think about the -- >> reporter: george bush senior famously enjoined peaceful serenity of kennebunkport, maine. mar-a-lago is cut down the middle by a two-lane road, nestled between a stream of multimillion dollar homes. the best view from across the bay. rodriguez says secret service teams are assessing threats that could come by land, sea and air, and standing outside the club, it doesn't take long to see the skies above will be a major concern. >> i mean that plane is what, maybe a couple thousand feet over us. >> reporter: the airport just a few miles left of mar-a-lago. >> you can see the -- the path for commercial aircraft. >> reporter: for years trump raged a legal battle to keep commercial and private planes from flying over this estate. now that he's president-elect, he might have just gotten his way. when on the property, rodriguez says the air space over mar-a-lago will
CNN
Nov 22, 2016 9:00am PST
, three days before there was a press conference. same with george w. bush. clinton going the longest with nine day, but donald trump now here with 14 days and all you have is kellyanne conway saying it's going to be soon. what do you think about this? and to many people who certainly, i think, are critical of the media, why is this important? . >> this matters, because -- well, first of all, because trump is on twitter sort of taking shots that reveal where his head is at. at least when waking up in the morning. right? he's ranting about the cast of "hamilton" and the "new york times." a lot of people are wondering what is actually on his mind right now? what he's thinking about as he prepares to enter the oval office. what his priorities are. what he's going to carry over from the campaign, what he's going to leave behind. people are also interested in insight into what his cabinet is going to look like. right now there are three more people named mike in this administration than women or people are color, and so there are a lot of unanswered questions at this point. the expectation is t
CNN
Dec 12, 2016 9:00am PST
conway said. >> he is calling laughable and ridiculous yesterday george, is the specific conclusion that what russia did led to his victory and hillary clinton's defeat. that's where our beef is. he respects the intelligence community. >> that's not exactly what donald trump said. he actually questioned juliette, the very assessment russia is behind the hacking. not just claims from the cia this could have had an affect or this was the motive, i guess, what they said, by russia. why does that distinction matter, that he is indeed questioning the findings of the intelligence community? >> well, it's probably one of the most distressing aspects of a year that's certainly brought a lot of distress in the national security intelligence world. basically you have almost near sort of u nam itty russia hacked the system and questions where it had its influence but did so to favor trump. i think, you know, people worried about this just concede that trump will be president in january. right? that's not why people like me and others who are your analysts are concerned about this. the concern
CNN
Dec 7, 2016 9:00am PST
believed that george w. bush's iraq war was a mistake. that's the common ground. now, barack obama's tried to bring back -- >> i mean, truly, we heard certainly trump say that initially he did not say that, which when talking about judgment from the beginning to the end, i just want to put that in here. >> that's true. but i did think, in other words, it's, you know, the cold war we talk about containing soviet tension and now how do we stomp out terrorism? and barack obama has an intricate strategy that's worked in some cases. the key to president obama win the hearts and minds of muslims, not turn it into america the great satan feast. the clip played, if it's waterboarding, keeping torture in guantanamo. go back to dick cheney, darth vader tactics, president obama thinks it's not going to work. we tried that and is hoping that donald trump will continue a legacy of engaging the arab world and in a positive way and not having a war on islam and of course donald trump is going to use rhetoric coming up that barack obama never would have. >> do you think he'll guess counsel? we see g
CNN
Nov 29, 2016 9:00am PST
as his pick for transportation secretary. served as labor secretary under george bush 33 and labor secretary for bush 41 and the wife of senate majority leader mitch mcconnell. the president-elect also pick add new head of medicare and medicaid today. sima verma, ran the program in ind under governor and now vice president-elect mike pence. cnn's phil mattingly is standing watch at trump tower where another day of trump interviews is on tap. things moving today, phil. >> reporter: absolutely. it's important to note two of the biggest priorities for the president-elect throughout the campaign, you now have the point people in place. another point, particularly on the health care side of things, brianna. sema verma and tom price. talking to republican officials on capitol hill. he talked to trump trn iansitio people as well. this is the health care dream team. hyperbolic, to a degree. this is that on some level, in tom price. somebody with a ton of experience as an orthopedic surgeon and on complexities of policy on capitol hill. leading opponent of obama care on capitol hill and lea
CNN
Dec 9, 2016 9:00am PST
george w. bush said. >> this might about window how he's going to govern. in that surrogates. >> delegating? is that what you think it's going to be? >> what it sounds like. we'll see going forward. >> and a lot of people say that isn't sufficient. somebody working with the house speaker, you heard that ten seconds where house speaker ryan talked to donald trump and he came out and said, you know, very excited. he said that twice in ten seconds about getting the work in 2017. your read on that one? what did you think? >> house speaker paul ryan is someone who during the campaign certainly had differences with trump. i think he is elated to see republicans have not just control of the house but the senate majority. ready to move on, get to the next level talking about policies. paul ryan is a poly wonk. i covered him, he was mitt romney's -- >> he's nerdy? >> ready to get into the weeds of being able to push forward the agenda he's laid out for house republicans. repealing and replacing the affordable care act, policies republicans have had nor year but not able to deal with a
CNN
Dec 2, 2016 9:00am PST
. there's a reason for that. because historic -- going back to george washington times, right? you want to have civilians controlling the military. that's the nature of our democracy. so that seven-year window, to have separation between the uniformed ranks and the people running the pentagon. so you need a waiver. he's been out is it three, four. >> three years? >> short of that. so when you hear from republicans and democrats who say they respect him and in this case, this is not going to be -- not the fight they battle. adam schiff said earlier on our air he wants to ask him questions, ask general mattis, how do you rectify that? this is a concern. if anybody's going to answer that question, it will be mattis. because he's thought about it, written about this very issue. >> largely positively received. a very interesting pick. thank you so much, general marks, jim sciutto, appreciate it. >>> up next, jobs, jobs, jobs. 178,000 of them, to be exact. the november unemployment report is hot off the presses, and is it good enough to finally push the fed to start pushing up interest rates?
CNN
Dec 5, 2016 9:00am PST
the donald trump algorithm? saying, plab maybe we can't tak the way we would have a george w. bush or a barack obama? >> i think certainly people in the international community have been paying attention to this election the entire time and a lot of people don't know what donald trump is saying and what he means when he goes out. especially on twitter. i think a lot of people closer to his campaign will work to communicate a more clear and effective message. >> we'll see if they can. thank you all so much. >>> up next, fake news is -- well, i wouldn't say it's harmless. right? until someone with a rifle shows up at a business, sorry, a busy restaurant to investigate? next. >>> now we know fake news equals real bullets, because a bogus news story prompt add man with an assault rifle to enter a pizza shop in washington, d.c. yesterday and fire his weapon. thankfully no one was hurt. the suspect was arrested outside of the restaurant. we've learned his name is edgar madison welch and he's 28 years olds. he told police he had come to invest gate an online conspiracy theory called pizzagat
CNN
Nov 24, 2016 9:00am PST
pries who served as a briefer during the administration of george w. bush. he briefed many top level officials in the administration. he's also the author of "the president's book of secrets." so when you heard this, david, what did you think about -- certainly it's surprising. is this a cause for concern? >> it is a little surprising, and happy thanksgiving, brianna. >> happy thanksgiving. >> it is a little surprising because most presidents have chosen to start getting these daily intelligence briefings and really engage with their briefers. at least in the modern era. but looking back at the history of it, it's not completely surprising. some president-elects started getting it right after the election. ronald reagan himself in 1980, he waited until november 22nd to start his daily pdb briefings with these briefers. and george w. bush because of the whole recount debacle in 2000, he didn't start getting his daily briefings on the book until december 5th. so there is some precedent for the presidents-elect waiting to get full speed on this. >> president obama has really, you know,
CNN
Nov 21, 2016 9:00am PST
. >> very appreciative of the fact that george w. bush left the white house and never commented on his presidency. that said, things are different now, and i think the democrats, a., expected to win the election and expected donald trump to tweet from the sidelines and do everything he could to erode the confidence in hillary clinton, what little there was going to be, and to delegitimize her from day one, call for her impeachment and on and on. now democrats are in the wilderness, have no leader and really counting on, in this sort of wild west of a donald trump presidency, with all of the threats to, you know, press freedoms and everything else, that the democrats see, they are really pressuring obama to stay active and weigh in as a president, if he thinks things are going off the rails. i think he was probably torn about this because of george w. bush's precedent, but we're in a no-precedent zone now. >> is he appeasing democrats who want them to remain engaged, or is he, do you think in the next year or two years or so that we are going to actually see him talk about the curre
CNN
Dec 14, 2016 9:00am PST
an eye on the george w. bush administration. is it that unusual for an administration to want to see civil servants seeing eye to eye with them on the position of climate change? >> well, the civil service employees, they will support the policy of the incoming president and energy secretary. but this appeared to be a witch-hunt, this effort by the transition team. name the officials that attended climate change meetings. the contractors. in other words, they're sending a message that they want those officials to be looked at, punished or discarded when it comes to policy. whatever the policy of the energy department is, you have to have the career people, the civil servants, the member and women that work very hard there to help you implement policy, and you're discouraging that by appearing to witch-hunt. >> i want to talk about this questionnaire but first ask who we think will be the incoming energy secretary. rick perry. someone, both southwestern governors, you two, and someone you've worked with in the past. you know him. tell us about him, because it sounds like you guys actu
CNN
Nov 18, 2016 9:00am PST
. >> -- since bringing on george whaug he decided not to be a king. >> reporter: flynn is controversial in hill tear circles after several jobs dealing with middle east terrorism. in 2014 he was pushed out as head of the pentagon's defense intelligence agency. one official who served with flynn at the time tells cnn there were ongoing tensions. flynn wanted more authority. >> wow. >> reporter: after forced retirement, flynn appeared to change. two senior military officers who served with him tell cnn. they describe a somewhat bitter officer who adamantly believes president obama isn't paying enough attention to the isis threat. >> we must regain our ability to truly crush our enemies! >> reporter: the question now -- can he operate on a global scale? >> he's going to have to expand his skillset after a 30-plus year career of dealing primarily in the military element of national security. >> reporter: flynn will have to work well with the rest of the trump team. >> there's a whole lot of pieces of input that come in to decision-making rather than just the one you're providing. >> reporte
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