Skip to main content

About your Search

20090604
20170921
STATION
KRNV (NBC) 3
DATE
2015 33
2011 29
2013 28
2017 24
2014 24
2016 22
2012 18
2010 15
2009 7
SPONSOR
LANGUAGE
Search Results 0 to 49 of about 200 (some duplicates have been removed)
CSPAN
Apr 26, 2015 10:00am EDT
. this trade agreement would let china, without a vote of congress, to be involved. we are engaging with our partners who play by a different set of rules from what we play. that is the role of fixing currency manipulation which china and japan used to do. china does repeatedly. all of those are important to fix if this bill was ahead. reporter: maybe i should have set up the top, fasttrack allows the president to present congress with a deal that they can vote up and down, but not a men. everyone agrees that it makes it easier to get done. to be clear, you have real problems with the bill as it is now and would like to see it derailed or changed. sen. brown: fasttrack is basically an instruction booklet. it says to, this is how you negotiate trade agreements. you pay attention to currency, labor rights, the environment and yet, the second part of the instruction booklet is how this legislation, this trade agreement, would actually passed congress. interestingly, there is no other bill in congress, no other legislative effort, then trade with the exception of budget reconciliation, where
CSPAN
Jul 13, 2014 10:30am EDT
? ladies and gentlemen, last year the united states once again overtook china for the first time in 11 years as the number one choice for foreign direct investment. 2014 survey came out, and begin the united states is number one. but here's the point. pulling away from the pack by the widest margin ever recorded in the history of this survey ever, ever. in every region of the world, in every economic sector, foreign investors see the united states as the best place to invest their money. ladies and gentlemen, simply put, we are in better position than any nation in the world to remain the leading economy for the 21st century. nobody else is close. everybody talks to me about china. i know, i know president xi better than any elected official just because i spent more time with him. i traveled with him five days alone in china and the traveled for of the five days here in the united states. i recent came back for five a half hour meeting with him. i want china to do well, but china not only has a problem with energy, shortage of it, they don't have water. hear me? they don't have enough
CSPAN
Nov 29, 2009 6:00pm EST
the australian national universities examine china's relations with the u.s., and that country's policies on climate change. like monday at 9:00 a.m. eastern on c-span to. . . announced that president obama is going to copenhagen to try to get a jump-start to these negotiations. given that the white house has yet to act on climate skhange there's bitter partisan opposition, what kind of inroads do you think the with the can make? >> i think the intent is first to show the united states is very serious about the energy and climate issue, number one. number two, copenhagen, as president rasmussen has said, since congress won't be able to address the energy and climate bill until after copenhagen that it's a framework for all countries -- let me say that he proposed you expect going in, a framework that will say this is our goal, this is going to be towards a lelie binding treaty. we're not going to get there in copenhagen but this is the step we need to take in order to get there. the good news is there's a lot of motion going on and i am encouraged that a lot of countries are begi
CSPAN
Sep 18, 2011 10:00am EDT
price of solar energy drop because of what is going on in china. the solar industry in the united states has dropped dramatically. in china, it has gone up enormously. what we are doing is referring to china to be the leaders in these areas. we should be the leaders. losing over $500 billion, i would never taken lightly. we should get the facts before we make accusations. and republican try to make a lot out of the idea that vice president biden wanted to go and visit the company. it wanted to make sure the loan guarantee was approved as quickly as possible. that was not because they wanted the loan guarantees approved quickly, but it looks like this company would be the future. they would provide cheaper energy than we now have been less polluting energy that is less dependent on foreign oil. they are stretching it to look for a scandal that i do not see. thea scandal on administration's part. i still want an explanation from the ceo of the company. the ceo is going to testify. >> do you think the loan guarantee program needs to be restructured? how would you propose to modify it
CSPAN
May 11, 2014 6:30pm EDT
it. thank you. national captioning institute] cable satellite corp. 2014] >> china has become, as we all know, the factory of the world and it sends products around the world in a way that makes our lifestyles possible. we couldn't have the quality of life we enjoy if we didn't have low cost goods and labor in china. yet in china the standard of living remains only about 1 6 of what it is in the united states in terms of per capita income and that's a source of frustration because people realize we work hard. we are participating in the global economy, we play by the rules in some cases and yet we're not yet enjoying the quality of life they have in the west. for most of chinese history, people had no requested -- idea of what life was like outside. chinese people now can sit on a computer in a village in the middle of nowhere and have an accurate image of what it's like to live if washington, d.c. > evan s -- oslos tonight at 8:00 on c-span's q&a. the act that was passed in 1933 after f.d.r. came to power as a very leer -- clear line between the speculative versions and things th
CSPAN
Aug 3, 2014 10:00am EDT
going to impact the spirit of china and india and others cannot change their clearly stated policy there would be zero benefits. that is the main concern among republicans, particularly when we are struggling with an rd mediocre area. >> has you get countries like china and india who are big it matures to change their policy if the u.s. does nothing? it is not tied to any negotiation with them. i am not sure how you'd do it. i do not think that is a death half. >> in my reporting i was looking at a sea level rise around virginia. uph said where do they stand to the sea level rise? not the worst. it is the worst on the east coast. as the senator from louisiana, that is a place experiencing global warming. how do try to explain this to your constituents? they were in the coastal issues at all. by far the biggest issue we face erosion which is fundamentally about two things. that sentiment out into the gulf where it actually creates a dead zone rather than rebuilding the coast. secondly, the energy issue channeled the coast. whichilled the vegetation was the glue that held that togeth
CSPAN
Aug 3, 2014 6:00pm EDT
costs that are going to impact the spirit of china and india and others cannot change their clearly stated policy there would be zero benefits. that is the main concern among republicans, particularly when we are struggling with an rd mediocre area. >> has you get countries like china and india who are big it matures to change their policy if the u.s. does nothing? >> i don't think you do it by having the u.s. tank , not tied to any discussion or negotiation. i am not sure how you'd do it. but i do not think that is a productive path. >> in my reporting i was looking at a sea level rise around virginia. i had a conversation with no and -- noah and noah said where do they stand up to the sea level rise? they said it is not the worst. it is the worst on the east coast. as the senator from louisiana, probably a place that is experiencing global warming. as the senator from louisiana, a place that is experiencing the consequences of global warming how do try to explain this to , your constituents? >> they were in the coastal issues at all. i don't think global warming is the biggest iss
CSPAN
Jun 9, 2013 6:00pm EDT
in the river in china. they were diseased. this came from the same company. we have spent 20 years of innovation and hard work, put the public-sector jerk finding it, that is one of my questions. how much have we put into funding technologies used broadly by the pork producers in the agricultural industry that has allowed us to be leaders in the world? we have now a company coming in that will give all that american ingenuity to taxpayers. they are purchasing that. the question is this opens up more broadly a market for us. pork producers are dependent upon exports. i totally understand that. my concern is our biggest export market in the u.s. is japan, right next door to china. what happens when you have the chinese company now owning, do we know that they will always be exporting from america? are they going to be exporting from china and our pork producers lose their largest market, japan? i have a number of questions. one of the areas we are pursuing under the treasury department, there is a group that looks at national security concerns of any kind of a purchased by foreign compa
CSPAN
Sep 18, 2016 10:00am EDT
some progress with china. economic steal for benefit. then you have theft for the purpose of foreign intelligence entering. then you have dumping that information to disrupt. that does not mean it has to be accurate information. we have seen the russians do that in europe. what i think is very concerning here is that these activities go beyond simply hacking. that is simply gaining intelligence. i can only discuss the public reports. accurate, they have been alerted by the federal government that a foreign government hacked into their databases. oft's not for the purpose intelligence gathering. why would you hack a database of registered voters? that something to do if you're laying the foundation for interfering or disrupting with an election. i think it's very important to make sure we are prepared. that's why every state should have a paper trail. many of us of been urging this or years. some states don't have that in a lot of cases. they ought to be taking every precaution they can. they need to make sure that they are well guarded. deb: do you think we're going to hear of other
CSPAN
May 8, 2011 10:00am EDT
china jon huntsman delivers the commencement address at the university of south carolina. it is the first southern state to hold a presidential primary. that is tonight on c-span is road to the white house. >> this week, our guest, the president and ceo of the petroleum institute frank gerard. >> the nation seen a slight uptick. you should it, prices fell. how did you explain-prices and when will the country get some relief? >> the price of gasoline in the united states is driven by a number of variables and factors. it is primarily the function of the price of crude oil. factors like the increasing of demand to places like china and emerging markets around the world and the value of the dollar and some of the investments going on currently in the middle east and north africa. other components that we should focus on is the supply side of the equation. obviously, at the end of the day, it is about economics, supply and demand. that is one area where we have not done as well as we could as a nation. the president has been down in brazil. he has encouraged the brazilians to develop th
CSPAN
Apr 14, 2013 10:00am EDT
serious confrontation there. secretary john kerry did what he did. is going to china and japan. i think he has been a very proactive secretary since he was sworn in, in afghanistan working . i think that is crucial. i'm really happy with what he is doing. youngf us knows what this leader in korea would do. think we have to remember is south korea has a new young member. when they said that ship, south korea said that is the last time. next time we're going to respond. general thurman has his hands full. >> if i could follow up. most generals and admirals at the pentagon expect north korea to do another ballistic missile test of some time. how should the u.s. responds? if years ago he wrote an op-ed same the north koreans put a ballistic missile on the launch pad and we should take it out before they fire. we need a harder line to discourage this behavior. how should the u.s. respond? i do not want to second- guess. the commander in chief will make the decision. did the military will give him options. i am not the president. i do not have that ability. i do not want to get out in front o
CSPAN
Aug 28, 2011 6:00pm EDT
ambassador to china and the impact of running for president on his family. tonight at 10:00 p.m. on c-span. >> watch more video of the candidates. see where reporters are saying and track the latest contribution with c-span's website. it helps you navigate to the political landscape with to intercede and facebook updates and links to c-span's media partners. all last season and. -- all at cspan.org. >> good morning, and welcome to "newsmakers." we are alive today to talk about the jobs situation. our guest is congressman emanuel cleaver. thank you for being with us. in our studio here in washington, two journalists, jonathan alan and cut -- peter ralston. congressman, thank you for being with us. i want to ask you for about the last few months when congressional black caucus members have been openly critical of obama, and especially focused on the lack jobs in black commities. do you think you will have accomplished anything yet in terms of getting specific action from the it ministration? >> the main reason for the five- city stop and our jobs there is that we have been able to get
CSPAN
Feb 28, 2016 6:00pm EST
we're going to protect our , and went from trade -- you cannot lose $500 billion per year with china which is what we lost last year with china. people --se not smart they say that donald trump is not a free trader -- i am. we have to do something and get something out of it. >> i guess i'm not a free trader because it will not work that way. i know china very well, they pay me tens of billions of dollars. i have the bank of america building in san francisco because of china. in a it is a -- i got it hostile fashion. you would be very proud of me. mexico i did not like that leader, i did not like his filthy language. was supposed to give him everything. but mexico is great and the people are great. hispanicsands of working for me over the years. probably have is the leaders of mexico china and japan, all of the leaders all over the world are smarter, tougher and more cunning. they are stupid people. i will be the greatest jobs for dissing president -- the greatest jobs producing president. china sends the stuff in here with no tax -- i have many friends in the manufacturing business
CSPAN
Nov 8, 2015 6:00pm EST
, russia, india, china, and south africa. these are the nations that should and could be doing more on the humanitarian side. arshad: thank you for that. and if i am not mistaken, the numbers showing how much has been pledged has been going down and i believe in the current calendar year the pledge is only at 45% of the current need for this year and in previous years it was higher. pledge is only at 45% of the current need for this year and in previous years it was higher. so, here is the question. as the magnitude of the crisis has worsened, the response of the global community appears to have diminished. why is that? secretary richard: you are absolutely right -- the response to the appeal for syria, but also responses to appeals for crises all around the world have been weak and have left what we are calling the 60% gap of funding that ought to becoming in and is not. the fault is not the fault of americans. like i say, americans are leading the world in providing assistance to these crises, but collectively the world is not doing enough. now, we are seeing a quick turnaround in
CSPAN
Sep 21, 2014 6:00pm EDT
china to the good news is that countries united states of america. we are blessed with natural resources. we are blessed with an advanced energy market. that is the good news. the bad news is we have a choice to make. ofhave policies in the way are taking advantage of these energy resources. the reality is that we have an are scienceon that deniers when it comes to harnessing america's energy resources and potential to create good paying jobs for our economy and our people. right now, we have an administration policy that are holding our economy hostage. we have a choice to make as a country. to release the energy we have got? to develop our own energy to create good paying jobs. that is for our families, consumers, to grow our economies. or, do we continue down a path towards where energy is made more scarce, more expensive, and energy intensive jobs, especially manufacturing base jobs to other countries all over the world. that really is the choice in front of us. what we have outlined today in our paper is a path forward. we want america to harness our energy resources, deve
CSPAN
Jun 26, 2016 6:00pm EDT
future more clearly than he saw the present. whether it was america's role in , the or the rise in china split between china and the soviet union which heaw fores, and also perhaps the fate of american domestic politics. 8:00 p.m. et on "q&a." >> c-span sent down for an hour-long interview with senator bernie sanders from vermont. he talks about hillary clinton and donald trump,'s presidential campaign, and future plans for the progressive movement. in anator bernie sanders, webcast last week you said the political revolution must continue into the future. what will that look like? it will look like millions of more people becoming involved in the political process. we had a very dormant system andnated by few people big-money interests. the goal from day one was revolutionize american democracy. people who have never been involved to jump back in an d say, this is our country and we want to have a say in the future. it shouldn't be the billionaires and koch brothers. two, i think you'll see a lot of new people running for office. for state assembly and city council. we need to get peopl
CSPAN
Jul 6, 2014 6:00pm EDT
states. host: we have about five minutes left. >> with russia having interest in china and russia sending in surveillance teams and flyovers, how confident are you that canada is capable of defending its claims to that territory? guest: canada and the united states are part of norad together and we have a perimeter defense security agreement and have had for 55 years. we have joint exercises in the arctic. we are both on the arctic council. canada is chairing it now and the united states takes over in april 2015. we generally have a very positive and constructive working relationship with the united states in terms of arctic sovereignty. there is a disagreement about the boford sea but there is a technical group assigned to map out the sea as part of the arctic. we strongly maintain our sovereignty on the northwest passage in the arctic but we sierra cells is partners with the united states and partners on perimeter security. when you raise questions about countries like russia that are on the other side of the arctic ocean but very much a part of the arctic region. >> when you lo
CSPAN
Mar 17, 2013 6:00pm EDT
source of energy? by the way, china wants that. either china will get the jobs or america will. >> back to the budget for a minute. the republican study committee introduced its own competing alternative to the rhine and budget. you said before the ryan budget came out this week, it would wait to see what the house republican budget would look like. -- the republican study committee introduce its own competing alternative to the ryan budget. >> we will file a budget amendment. hopefully by the end of next week we will have a budget passed out of the house. i do not think anything we do is undermining the ryan budget. we have worked with paul ryan and his budget committee. and many of the budget committee members are rfc members. >> can you describe the key differences between the rfc budget, and the ryan budget? is ine, the ryan budget 10 years. that was a big objective republicans have pushed for. i have a five-year-old and three-year-old, and i do not think it is asking too much to balance the budget before they graduate from high school. right now the way the cbo scores it,
CSPAN
Apr 14, 2013 6:00pm EDT
. he is in korea, he's going to china, he's going to japan. i think it's been a very proactive secretary since he was sworn in. he's been to afghanistan working on the sba there, which i think is crucial, so i'm real happy with what he's doing. but you know, this is a touch and go thing. none of us knows what this young leader in korea would do. and i think the thing that we have to remember is that south korea has a new young leader that has made commitments, and when they sunk that ship, korea, the south, said that's the last time, next time they do something, we're going to respond, so i know general fuhrman has his hands full. >> phi could follow on that. >> sure. >> most generals and admirals you talk to, it depends on, expect north ye contra-- north korea to do another ballistic missile test of some kind and how should the u.s. respond? a few years ago, carter, he wrote an op-ed in the post saying that the north koreans put a ballistic missile on the launchpad, we should take it out with a fire. we've got to take a harder line to discourage this kind of aggressive behavio
CSPAN
Aug 10, 2014 6:30pm EDT
be 800 new coal plants built in china and india over the coming years. they ought to be using american cleaner coal technology. on these new regulations, they're in the midst of a -- period. we ask for that additional time and they should give it. my opponent has never been willing to acknowledge the science around climate change. and that man has an effect on it. i would love to take my opponent to -- the navy has spent tens of millions of dollars just raising the piers. my opponent does have two energy credentials. he lobbied against increasing fuel efficiency standards. and as a chief lobbyist for enron, lobbied for regulations that basically allowed enron to gouge consumers all over america. >> this is another example where senator warner is not being a senator he said he would be because he says he's going to stand up for coal miners and are very important coal sector in virginia, yet when there was an amendment to offer on the senate floor to prevent the epa from regulating carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gas emissions, high democrats voted for it. jim webb cosponsor
CSPAN
Aug 11, 2013 10:00am EDT
as they could. the other threat is an emerging china that is an incredibly totalitarian powers still. we were promised that they would moderate the rate they still have this horrible dictatorship. they would still make some a threat. we have these threats to deal with. we have this administration. we have many republicans as well pushing russia away, still thinking about russia as it was during the cold war. for the caused of peace or for as. >> is a possible you are being a little naive? >> russia is hosting edward snowden. most damaging history -- leaker in american history. this is what he did by alerting the american people to over surveillance on the part of our own government, of our population to call him a , he was being loyal to the rest of us by letting the american people know their government was getting out of hand. when our government suggest that it has to keep a record of every phone call every citizen makes in order to protect does, it has gone too far. gave himthat russia i think is very symbolic. russia, a country which we wascked, and by the way i ronald reagan's
CSPAN
Feb 2, 2014 10:00am EST
time in over a decade, business leaders around the world have declared that china is no longer the world's number one place to invest. america is. [applause] that is why i can believe this can be a breakthrough year for america. after five years of great and determined effort, the united states is better positioned for the 21st century than any other nation on earth. the question for everyone in this chamber, running through every decision we make this year, is whether we are going to help or hinder this progress. for several years now this town has been consumed by an argument over the proper size of the federal government. it is an important debate. it is one that dates back to our very founding. when that debate prevents us from carrying out even the most basic functions of our -- when our differences shut down the government or threaten the full faith and credit of the united states, then we are not doing right by the american people. [applause] as president, i am committed to making washington work better and rebuilding the trust of the people who sent us here. i believe that
CSPAN
Jul 15, 2012 6:00pm EDT
. the growth is slowing in china. with the right business environment and economy, we could be a magnet for investment and growth. regulations moved past the pale. these costs are a drag. >> you still can back to the floor this year and talked about tax cuts in which only 3% of those people are going to be creating jobs. you are going to be given a whole lot of money away to people who do not need it. it is fun to have money. it is fun to be rich. as far as turning this economy around and doing things like medicare and social security, instead decided what you need to do is get more money to millionaires and billionaires. >> i wish people would read the rest of the sentence. they do say 3.5% @ taxpayers will be hit. that is almost a million small businesses in america. you are actually hitting the job creature's along main street to you most want to encourage. if you look at those rates, some have said let's tax people that are millionaires. most of those are business owners. the number one business they are in its american manufacturing. i do not think it is a real serious proposal. th
CSPAN
Mar 4, 2012 6:00pm EST
towers. we should know what's happening in iran right now, china, korea, the whole spring over there with egypt and libya and tunisia. those things were not on our radar scope a couple years ago, and boom, they happen overnight. if we keep drawing down and cutting back our military we will ask them to do more with less. we just had admiral willard in this morning, the commander to talk about the pacific. well, you know, we're going to put more emphasis on asia and the pacific but we are not giving him anything more to help him. >> will he get more money? >> if there is anyway to get more money for defense, i will do that. >> let's talk about the navy. the navy is cut down from $313 -- >> $313 is what we say we should be at, and we are at 285. they are hoping to be able to stay at 285 over the next five years. no, we have the smallest navy we have had since world war i. granted the degree of power that we can produce now compared to than then it is magnitudes of difference of our power. but numbers also count. admiral willard said, again, there are importance in numbers. a ship, as good as
CSPAN
Jan 17, 2010 10:00am EST
of foreign relations to talk about the relationship of google and china. thank you for joining us on this sunday. enjoy the rest of your weekend. . . [captioning performed by national captioning institute] [captions copyright national cable satellite corp. 2010] >> up next, "newsmakers" with the chair of the armed services committee. banking executives talk about last year's financial crisis. >> we welcome congressman ike skelton, the chair of the house armed services committee. thanks for joining us on newsmaker. congressman, let me begin with the hearing that will take place this wednesday in which you will be questioning the former army secretary and the retired admiral on the report that was issued last friday by the state's department -- the defense department. what questions would you have for them? >> this will be based on the briefing my armed services staff received this morning. it appears that there are two disconnects. one disconnect is between the actual performance of the person in question, on the one hand. and the other is between the officers efficiency report and
CSPAN
Aug 28, 2011 10:00am EDT
compete with people in china, taiwan. if not, those people are going to leave our shores and go abroad. we can also take advantage of what i believe to be the growing industry in this country, which is green technology. in the future, we're going to need people who can audit homes, energy audits, where they can come in and find the leaks, not unlike what plumbers to today. they find the leaks, and then the weather is asian person comes in and whether rises the eatherization person eatherization person comes in and whethe eatherizes te home. those are two jobs we do not have today. we need people who can install solar panels. this is the wave of the future. if we fail to train the american workforce, we're going to end up having all of the jobs that people could use to further develop this nation going abroad. there are some jobs that we can do now if we can have some equity. if we're able to get a highway bill approved. if we're able to get the transportation tax increase and build our roads and bridges across the nation, and do it in a way that requires states who receive money
CSPAN
Apr 6, 2014 10:00am EDT
no newbaucus was the ambassador of china. there seems to be no momentum to get any tax reform done. what kind of assurances can you get to the public that there will be a priority for the white house in the final two years of the obama administration. president put this issue firmly on the agenda. in state of the union was january 2011. he was the first president in decades to call out the problem of the need to lower our corporate tax rates so we do not have the highest or per tax rate of any country in the world but to also say we could do this by broadening the base without adding anything to the deficit. there has been some forward movement. there is a lot of complexity. we would love to have partners in congress that help continue to push that forward so we can get it done. >> could tax reform further reduce the deficit? >> when it comes to business tax reform, our proposal raises some money when you transition to a new system. we propose to take it in the nation's infrastructure. competitiveness in terms of infrastructure and reforming. when it comes to the individual system,
CSPAN
Jan 9, 2011 10:00am EST
the private sector, and we don't have to look to china, we can develop them. let's develop clean burning coal and we have to figure out ways to do that given the right incentives. >> have you had discussions with the new chairman, on way forwards? >> no, we have talked about which rules the minority will have for the staff. and when we are going to organize the subcommittees and so on. he's a decent person and i will work with him to try to do things in colleaguial way. we haven't gotten to policy. i will work with him on policy. i have authored a long list of bills that are law. and i believe in bipartisanship and compromise. and we will see if these republicans new in the congress will come in the idea that compromise is a bad word. and can be brought to the point whera they understand unless we work together, nothing will happen. >> one area that he wants to work on first is the new e.p.a. rules and asked for delay whether the courts decide if the e.p.a. has authority. would you agree to delay until that happens or a job analysis. >> the e.p.a. is following the law, and follow
CSPAN
Jul 31, 2016 6:00pm EDT
know other countries like china and others are trying to constantly infiltrate. we have to protect our utilities, water. here is donald trump telling russia, come in and hack away. let me be clear. you might want to start with the dnc. the next step, russia would not stop there. they could affect your water supply. the electric grid. they could steal tax information. they could get critical health care information. it was outrageous and he should come out today and totally disavow. if you are russia you are saying, the presidential nominee is inviting me to come in and have fun -- i don't know if he can stop them now. hopefully homeland security and those who work on cyber security -- it was not a good day for them. >> what is your take on the reaction to the content of the e-mails? given that you have been atop that group what would you recommend they do moving forward in the coming days and weeks and looking to the future? >> i found the e-mails to be outrageous. if i were chair of the party and i have someone working for me who had written those disparaging e-mails about senator san
CSPAN
Mar 4, 2012 10:00am EST
towers. we should know what is happening in iran right now. what is happening in north korea, china, the whole spring with egypt and tunisia and libya, and what is going on with syria. those things were not even on our radar a couple of years ago. if we keep trying down and coming back or military, we will be asking them to do more with less. we just had the admiral in this morning to talk about the pacific. the president came out with this strategy and we're going to put more emphasis in the asia- pacific. but we're not giving them more money. if there is any way to get more money for defense, i will pursue that. >> let's look -- most people would argue they are the key to shaping things in the pacific. the navy is coming down from 313 -- >> 313 is what we say we should be at. we are at 285. they're hoping to be able to stay at 285 over the next five years. we have the smallest maybe we have had since world war i. the degree of power that we can produce now compared to then its magnitude of difference. numbers also account. -- count. there is important in numbers. a ship can only b
CSPAN
Jun 15, 2014 10:00am EDT
regard to sergeant bergdahl and china to secure his release, the administration has been in communication. i have no criticism of the white house. i would say that when they were about to give the news of having secured sergeant bergdahl, that could have been more communication with the top leaders to give them the heads up. in terms of announcing the , ats, congress had a sense least those in charge had information. they knew that the , one thing they probably did not know was the exact time. to somew the how degree. they knew the what. are sayingicians who we were blindsided, not sure. we understood the administration was working really hard for several years to secure the release of american soldiers. >> she says she was blindsided by this. it is not a partisan issue. what can the white house due to better communicate? they might have been able to communicate with some of the
CSPAN
Feb 27, 2011 10:00am EST
states. it is because of asian growth. in china, they are having a tough time going under 10%. the lesson for all of us is, anyone who has been to asia and you take a look at their focus on building infrastructure, they have the best high speed rail systems. go to korea, go to tokyo. education. from a perspective of a u.s. territory that is in asia, it is important to take lessons from asia. one thing we cannot do, we cannot sacrifice and education. that will hurt our economic advantage. >> i want to set and the point that my colleague made about the connection we see these -- see between education and economic -- economic opportunity. we could bridge the economic -- bridge the education funding during the economic downturn. if you are in second grade, you do not get to sit out second great. right now is your time. no way that the stimulus funds were trailing off this year, we planned for that. we can afford to beat our own record in the coming fiscal year without the use of stimulus bonds. that is exactly how the stimulus bill was intended to work. >> i would simply closed the dis
CSPAN
May 15, 2011 10:00am EDT
do with have a new -- how many new consumers are coming in, with china and buying cars and demanding oil. those increased demand for gasoline and oil are what are driving the price of oil up. as well as the turbulence in the middle east and north africa, which, of course, creates great uncertainty about future supply. >> president obama unlaced the big plan to double clean energy production, using nuclear, clean coal, and natural gas. is that going anywhere? is it something for his second term? >> we hope it is going somewhere. senate -- senator rakowski and and i senator murkowski have put together a paper and how you could construct a so- called clean energy standard which would be along the lines of what the president talked about in his state of the union speech. it would basically say that we want 80% of the electricity that is produced in the country produced from so-called clean energy sources by 2035. we are now seeing -- we have gotten nearly 300 responses back. we asked people for comments on it. we're now trying to figure out if we can put together a draft peace
CSPAN
Apr 28, 2013 10:00am EDT
on cyber warfare. lately about china a very active, russia also. are you confident the u.s. has the cyber capabilities to defend itself? needed, do they have the capability to go on the offense/ ? >> right now it needs to get better. we have very good people doing very good work. cyber is changing every second. we have got to improve that situation. this enables us to share more information. i am confident we have a solid ability. i know it needs to get better. the volatility is not acceptable. how far-reaching to ucb do youation in the -- d.c see any legislation? >> before i came over for this interview i was in a hearing. i raise this issue. take the commander of a given unit out of the position he are she has been in in terms of overturning it. i think we do. we need to get them more involved so it is not a command decision and there is greater transparency and so the individual service member feels more comfortable bringing charges forward. to be very aggressive. it continues to be a significant problem. takes this seriously now. we're going to need some big legislative changes
CSPAN
Aug 22, 2010 10:00am EDT
importing renewable energy technologies from china and germany as the mover and to exploit this lack of vision from the republican party. >> to midmost send you must worry about getting momentum behind the cause to move to clean energy. if gasoline moves to $4 per gallon again, everyone forgets it. how do you prevent the debate from changing? >> in 2007 as soon as the democrats took over the house and the senate, we were able to pass legislation that increased from 25 up to 35 mpg the fuel economy standards. we did that even though for the preceding six years the republican congress and president bush opposed it. but speaker nancy pelosi and i stood andbush's shoulder while he signed that bill. it backs up the equivalent of all the oil we import from the persian gulf daily. so, we have to look at this on an economy-wide basis, think through a smart, transitional plan which the henry waxman ed markey bill actually was, to make sure the other industries make the transition with a clean energy technologies. let people know it is not something we want to use as a weapon against old
CSPAN
Feb 7, 2010 6:00pm EST
america. right now you see china full speed ahead and trying to command the clean energy economy. this is going to be an important part of the economic mix in the future. we have to compete for those jobs and that future, so we cannot just walk off the field when it comes to energy, and the president spoke about five on his state of the union, specifically that cap and trade aspect. there are efforts ongoing in the united states between republicans and democrats to come up with an overall energy double that would help drive clean energy economy. if a consensus can be reached, we want to support that, of this is clearly an issue republicans and democrats are going to have to do together. this is not something one party can do. >> with financial regulatory reform, it looked like as if until the last couple days thug might be an area of factual bipartisan consensus. that seems to have broken down now. is that not going to be passed, or those that have to be passed? >> we will see. there's a real sense of urgency about that. no one wants to be placed in the same situation we were. no american
CSPAN
Aug 4, 2013 10:00am EDT
worker to come in and so everything they have and go to china and russia with it? if this happened in the major company like ibm or something, people would be fired. kinds of check so that would not happen. nsa will be --e has gotten too carried away with what is technologically possible and not what is best for the security of the united states. i say that having babe ruth on -- based on where they have been successful. >> why do you think these phone records to non-thwart attentional terrorist attacks? >> sometimes just having phone .ecords is not enough unless you have some idea of why you are gaining them. if wedy said yesterday had all this before 9/11 we would not have had 9/11. to go from a lot of the hijackers before 9/11. we had in assistant u.s. attorney trying to warn thatuarters in washington you have a problem with the strange people wanting to fly airplanes. they said we know best about this. let's is worried about it. let's do nothing. on september 10 they wanted to budgets significantly. youollowing up on that, this is theng that phone record collection and a if you ca
CSPAN
Feb 9, 2014 10:00am EST
respect the fact he was trying to reveal something he thought was unconstitutional. in china and in russia, countries that do not respect privacy for any of our bill of rights concerns, somewhat tense that history. history ultimately will have to judge him. we cannot have no laws on revealing secrets. i think there are conflicting things he appeared to me what is clear is the information he has government me is the is acting in an unconstitutional manner. >> should he be allowed back into the u.s. and should the administration grant him clemency? >> i do not know what the legal conclusion needs to be. people who are calling for him to be shot or hung were strung up or whatever they are calling for, i do not think the death penalty is appropriate. i think he was acting for a higher cause, whether or not we can allow that to happen without punishment i think is a question others will have to determine. my feeling personally is that probably he and james clappers together.re a cell i say that somewhat tongue-in- cheek. you cannot be for the letter of the law and throwing the book at sn
CSPAN
Nov 22, 2015 6:00pm EST
statements in a give the floor to the representative of china. >> isil and other terrorist organizations launched a series of other terror attacks across the world, killing innocent civilians including a chinese citizen. the chinese government strongly condemns their heinous atrocity in the perpetrators must be brought to justice. enemyrorism is an common of humanity. are grave acts criminal acts that threaten international peace and security. the international community must join hands in acting on the purposes of the charter and other basic norms of international relations to play to the leading role of the u.n.. to further strengthen anddination and cooperation to form a united front against terrorism. counterterrorism efforts must address both symptoms and the root causes of the samples. implementation must include combating terrorist use of the internet to instigate and plan terrorist activities and spread ideas. firmlynese government opposes all forms of terrorism and further condemns all violent crimes the challenge human civilization. turkish forces is an important
CSPAN
Jan 18, 2015 6:00pm EST
russia having invaded ukraine, taking crimea. you have china saying they own the south china sea. you have the bolivian alliance in south the america to continue to expand. this is not been a good time for american foreign-policy. to make the world safer for americans and to make the world safe for freedom, our party must stand for making the world safer and our principles will do that. we have to make that point loud and clear. [applause] in the post-obama era, we have to use our strength to anticipate events, to shape events rather than react. when i say our strength i mean , our economic strength, our diplomatic strength. those are the sources we will be able to rely upon. so number one, safety for the american people and freedom, and freedom loving people all over the world. number two, i believe we have to communicate to the american people that our principles are principles that will bring opportunity to every american. this is the land of opportunity. regardless of where you live you ought to know that your future can be brighter and your kids' future will be brighter. we have
CSPAN
Jun 14, 2015 6:30pm EDT
campaign, it is china, but it is clear this is a massive hack of government data. from there you can extrapolate a lot of information. he's willing to issue subpoenas on this. he certainly seems to be taking it seriously. susan: thanks to both of you for being on newsmakers this week. >> director of clinical cardiology in boston, on the advances and heart surgery and the progress being made in the understanding of heart health. >> this is a valve that has been crimped onto this catheter that is now being positioned in the to the diseased valve, and a new valve will be inserted inside the old calcified valve. the delivery system is being withdrawn, and the wire is being withdrawn, and what we have seen in this pictorial display is replacement of a diseased aortic valve in a manner that does not require open-heart surgery, so were trying to become smarter about predicting who will get disease. we are trying to become smarter as to identifying the most effective means to prevent or attenuate the disease, and then smarter about following up over a longer time. we are currently in an era
CSPAN
Apr 28, 2013 6:00pm EDT
warfare. offense and defense. a lot of talk lately about china, very active, north korea, very active, russia also. are you confident that the u.s. has the cyber capabilities to defend itself yucc? and if needed, to also go on the offense in the case of a broader conflict? i am confident that we have some are good people doing some very good work to protect us. the chart -- but cyber is changing every second. the threats evolve, where they come from evolve. we have to improve that situation. i voted in favor of the cisco bill, which enables us to share more information to put us in a better position to do that. but we need to take sex to improve our cyberability. right now, i am -- but we need to take steps to improve our ape cyberability. >> there was a military sexual assault case where the the conviction was overturned. how far-reaching do you see the legislation and -- the legislation in the authorization bill this year yucca i know lawmakers are working on some sort of the decision to deal with this issue. >> i think we will be very aggressive. but before he came over for
CSPAN
Apr 5, 2015 10:00am EDT
business in indiana, when they are doing business in china, the middle east, and other places where not only do they persecute people of faith but they actually execute homosexuals. i think there is hypocrisy here from the left. the fact that the media did not call them out for that is quite striking. michael: let me back up to one point that you made about gay marriage, and should i have to make a gay cake if it is strongly against my belief. should i be required to bake a cake for a mixed race marriage if i believe that based on my religion they should not be intermingled? tony: that is white rfra lays out a five-point test in which you can make the defense, it but you have to prove that this is a true religious belief. you have to lay a foundation for it. i will tell you, there are those that like to drive draw the analogy and parallels to the civil rights movement. there is very little scriptural evidence that one can use to substantiate a racist view of black and white or any other races. some will try, but it's not there. marriage goes from genesis to revelation. jesus himself, he
CSPAN
Oct 2, 2016 10:00am EDT
believe in the minimum wage. he has shipped jobs overseas. most of his clothing is made in china even as he makes a case about making -- creating more american jobs. we have found that helping members understand issue by issue can even move people that have been pledged to trump. it is relationship in workplaces and having people that i trust listen, i understand he sounds good but let me break it down for you. we are finding that there is a momentum growing and we are able to help people understand what vote in best, how to their best interest and make sure we can make the change we need for all families in this country. ben: certainly one pocket of trump supporters where he is somewhat competitive are white working-class voters. to what extent do like to see any changes if at all in the way the clinton campaign is appealing to those voters? mary kay: my experience is when those white working-class voters are in unions or in a community where they get to have a conversation about what is at stake and why i might think that trump is not a good idea, we .ind that moves that vote w
CSPAN
Jun 14, 2015 10:00am EDT
the hearing and know who has security clearances. you can understand if it is somebody like china, that they have a vested interest in understanding who their targets should be. matt: congress has had its hands in -- i'm wondering what responsibility you think the oversight and government reform committee has in looking at the e-mail scandal and what was going on with hillary clinton using a private server. rep. chaffetz: what is curious about this is secretary clinton come on the day she started her confirmation hearings, set up this private server. i have told our folks that i think the right position has been, we should not be any tougher on her just because she is the former first lady, a candidate for the presidency of the united states. let's also not be any easier on her. she was the secretary of state for a significant period of time. we have the federal records act which is within our jurisdiction . i think they are legitimate questions. trey gowdy, one of the best members of congress in a comprehensive way, he is the chairman of the benghazi select committee. we will let
CSPAN
Jun 7, 2015 6:00pm EDT
accessed by hackers believed to be linked to china. some of your colleagues are already saying this is a need to pass the information sharing legislation swiftly. we need to get this ready. this will help us sort of combat these type of cyber intrusions. i know that you and some others have some privacy concerns about that legislation. do you still have outstanding concerns about giving the government more information? senator leahy: yes i do have concerns. i want to look more at what happened at opm. but we need to pass this law immediately, otherwise we are filling the blank. you would think isis is marching up pennsylvania avenue during this last debate if we didn't pass it immediately. look what happened after after 9/11, you had an administration come in and say, you have to pass our legislation by friday, or whatever it was. do you have the legislation? no, we are drafting it. but you have to be prepared to pass it immediately. i said, why don't we just have some hearings on what you have here? it's when it forces things and then you find the evidence is different. we had the vice
Search Results 0 to 49 of about 200 (some duplicates have been removed)