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MSNBC
Jan 19, 2011 9:00am EST
, savannah, is china. we'll begin at the white house. president obama will be welcoming the chinese president hu at this hour. >> it's part of a four-day state visit packed with protocol but also fraught with diplomatic challenges from economic concerns to stark differences over trade, human rights, national security. the arrival ceremony at the white house is set to begin at any minute. there you see the crowds gathered on the south lawn of the white house. we expect president hu's car to arrive any moment now, will pull up there and there will be introductions, formal introductions from the chief of protocol to the president and the first lady. >> you know what, let's get secretary of state hillary clinton was on the "today" show this morning setting up the expectations for what to -- for today. here's what she had to say. >> we have to chart a steady course and stay on it and never forget that we stand for american interests and american values. they stand for chinese interests and chinese values. we don't want a zero sum relationship, we want to look for as many win-win opportun
MSNBC
May 3, 2012 9:00am EDT
diplomatic dance is about to get more political. this morning the latest twist. and how china has fast become the favorite boogieman for both political parties here in the united states. mitt romney running mate tryout rolls on today with virginia's governor. we will talk with another governor on a short list, louisiana's bobby jindal. it's neck and neck in ohio and florida while the president maintains solid double digit leads. can romney avoid the gore/kerry map track. it's thursday, may 3rd, 2012. overseas an explosive story turning into a diplomatic nightmare. the chinese dissident had eagerly embraced the plan to stay in chinese with his family will tell any reporter he is anxious to get out. he began giving a series of interviews from his hospital bed to anyone who would listen saying his wife and two children have been threatened with violence if he leaves the country. told ian williams i want to leave as soon as possible. i feel very unsafe. my rights and safety cannot be assured here. he said my hope is it would be possible for my family to leave for the united states on
MSNBC
Feb 5, 2010 9:00am EST
, from cyberspace to currency and now chicken feet. the tensions are build between the u.s. and china. >>> but first, today's trivia question from "the almanac of american politics." where did democratic congressman heath shuler of north carolina play immediately after he left the washington redskins? this is "the daily rundown," only on msnbc. [ female announcer ] crunch time, wheat thins. you and your tasty whole grain. this can only end one way. [ crunch ] wheat thins. toasted. whole grain. crunch. the crunch is calling. and you have a heart attack. that's what happened to me. i'm on an aspirin regimen now. my doctor told me it's the easiest preventative thing you can do. [ male announcer ] be sure to talk to your doctor before you begin an aspirin regimen. see your doctor. simple. >>> well, we know you're still recovering from illinois lieutenant governor politics, we're going to reset the day with a look at the top stories. >> the january unemployment rate is the big story today. it dropped unexpectedly to 9.7%. that's the lowest in five months, but overall the jobs picture is mi
MSNBC
Feb 16, 2012 6:00am PST
, china's new leader touring the united states. what does it mean for our economy and future? we're taking a deep dive into u.s./china relations going forward. >>> and rick santorum, he rolls into romney's home state. can santorum win over michiganders? we're live in the motor city and any excuse to play a little kiss, i'm okay with that. >>> but first, today's trivia question. since 1900, how many governors of california have run for president? tweet me the answer @chucktodd. the first correct answer -- that and more coming up next. sweet, nutty crunchy nut. [ sighs ] i can't wait till morning. wait! it's morning in china! ♪ [ male announcer ] it's sweet, it's nutty... it's absolutely delicious. kellogg's crunchy nut. it's morning somewhere. ♪[music plays] ♪[music plays] purina one beyond. food for your cat or dog. i want to fix up old houses. ♪ [ woman ] when i grow up, i want to take him on his first flight. i want to run a marathon. i'm going to own my own restaurant. when i grow up, i'm going to start a band. [ female announcer ] at aarp we believe you're never done gro
MSNBC
Feb 17, 2010 9:00am EST
between the strained ties between united states and china. >> tomorrow's meeting between the dalai lama and the president, and most of his professional life, a negotiator under beijing. served as u.s. ambassador to singapore and also president reagan's political director. >> all right. >> somebody said we were going to leave out which fraternity you belonged to. let's start with the china issue, with the dalai lama coming tomorrow. it does seem that all of the negative issues with china, we're putting on the table in the last three weeks? >> i think that's a way to look at it, which is to say this, look, the problem with issues of the relationship are not new. they're rather persistent. everybody knows the dalai lama. there's nothing new in that sense. the conflicts have given it more weight. i think the broader now. china is feeling good. the u.s. economy is underperforming. the chinese see that. we see that as well. the point is, is it appropriate for china to accept a status quo situation that's gone on for 20 years or are they in the mood fob feistier or pushy. >> at the very moment
MSNBC
Apr 23, 2014 6:00am PDT
delays last year, a formal effort for overseas engagement to check china. we'll have the latest from tokyo as the trip gets under way. back at home, new numbers show a better situation than democrats might think for some southern senators. but on the other side, mitch mcconnell may be in for the fight of his political life. >>> plus bob dole responds to what ted cruz said about bob dole and bob dole has words of wisdom for the republican party to put bob dole on the national ticket twice over 20 years. >>> good morning from washington. it's wednesday, april 23rd. this is the daily rundown. i'm luke russert in for chuck todd who will join us from tokyo live. however, president obama right now is at a closed dinner over there with the japanese prime minister. what may be the world's most famous sushi restaurant. the president arrived with a message of reassurance for allies worried about the rise of china and the strength of u.s. commitment to the region. in an interview with a japanese newspaper, the president said the u.s. and china can work together on issues of mutual interest like
MSNBC
Sep 30, 2014 6:00am PDT
under way as the world watches and china seems stunned by the determination of the demonstrators. good morning. i'm luke russert. s the the daily rundown. >>> just about an hour from now, she'll be grilled in a special capitol hill hearing about whether the secret service is still up to the job of protecting the president. peterson was set to testify on security lapses that allowed gonzalez to force his way into the white house earlier this month. he was wielding a knife with 800 rounds of ammunition, two hatchets and a machete outside in his car. this morning there are shocking new developments in that story. it turns out gonzalez made it much further into the white house than the agency revealed ten days ago. all the way to the iconic east room. just steps for the white house personal residence. on september 20th the secret service said gonzalez was visibly apprehended after entering the white house north portico doors. but according to officials, he was able to push past a guard, turn left, pass the stairs that lead to the family's residence, and run into the east room. he the
MSNBC
Nov 18, 2011 9:00am EST
big picture. the regional picture is stronger u.s. engagement and concern about china's rise and china's role in the region. >> right. i want to go beyond that. you know, the president was in hawaii before he went to australia before he went to indonesia. there was veiled criticism of china. how are -- >> play by the rules. play by the rules. >> what do you take from this? is this a change in the way that this administration is acting rhetorically and otherwise toward china or is this more of the same just in a 12-hour time difference? >> i don't think it is a change but a more forward leaning posture or more assertive. that there is a growing concern in washington about the role that china is playing in the region and i think there is also recognition of the fact that although this concern is shared in the region the united states has to show leadership meaning if the united states isn't in front on this issue it's not realistic to expect the smaller countries to be there. >> and the president, i want to -- he said on china -- he was very forceful about our relationship with the
MSNBC
Nov 14, 2011 6:00am PST
around right now for chuck todd. >> president obama's tough words on china. creating a counter balance to china. president obama said grow up. our new poll results show just how badly rick perry's debate flub cost him. newt gingrich continues to climb. herman cain is holding steady, but is this the week he finds problems. the candidate's wife speaks out about sexual harassment allegations against her husband. she said he "totally respects women." it's monday and it is this "the daily rundown." i'm chuck todd live from honolulu. good morning, chris. >> good morning, chuck. nice and early this morning. i am impressed. you don't even look tired. you are talking about the republican field. rick perry supporters plummeted among republican voters with the oops moment. this weekend he tried, at least tried to laugh it off. >> governor perry, you advocate the elimination of the department of energy. if you eliminate the department of energy. >> you remembered it. >> i had time to think about it, sir. >> me too. >> so chuck obviously that was a prepared moment. rick perry knew it was co
MSNBC
Nov 11, 2014 6:00am PST
but there is a lot of tense talk for president obama and the leader of china. if that is not enough, sprinkle in changes who lately is his most enthusiastic antagonizer. >>> and dozens of students went missing and some claiming now they were murdered. the very latest on acapulco and disappearance and dismay there. >>> just over an hour from now, the last known case of ebola in this country, dr. craig spencer set to be released with a clean bill of health from the new york city hospital and later we will hear from the president's point man on ebola, who has been relatively quiet to this point. >> it is tuesday november 11th, 2014, this is t"the daily rundown." we start with president obama's asia trip and what is the most consequential bilateral relationship in the world, the one between president obama and chinese president ping. the two leaders went for a private walk in the garden. they had dinner away from the cameras and at the headquarters of the communist chinese party. they joked about president ke y ker -- talked about president kerry and iran's nuclear program. my secretary
MSNBC
Oct 14, 2011 6:00am PDT
has been talking a lot about is china and there was an op-ed in yesterday's "the washington post" where governor romney laid out his case as to why he wants to sort of ratchet up the rhetoric a little bit with china potentially and he said on his first day in office he is going to label them a currency manipulator. i guess my question is, has governor romney asked -- talked to speaker boehner to make his case? here is what speaker boehner said about the bill that was in the u.s. senate having to do with china's currency. he said given the volatility in the world markets, given the uncertainty of the world economy for congress to take this step at this time poses a very severe risk of a trade war and unintended consequences that could come as a result. is governor romney speaking with speaker boehner to convince him of his point of view on this? >> no. he hasn't spoken with the speaker about this subject. he has talked with other republicans. and we had a vote just recently in the u.s. senate where a number of republicans joined or got behind a bill to label china a currency manip
MSNBC
Apr 11, 2012 6:00am PDT
weapon eventually. >> the role of china in this, what do you feel china's reaction to this is internally? do they look upon it as favor or look upon it as consternation? >> china, for decade, the thing china wants most is the status quo. they don't want the regime toppled because there will be 60 million north korean refugees going across the border and into china. they're not particularly fond of the north korean regime. it's a pain in their side as well, but they certainly don't want to see the regime itself suddenly toppled because it's right next door, and they live in a bad neighborhood, and what they want more than anything is the status quo because they're skeptical that there will be any reforms. it will be lengthy and difficult if north korea were to try to come out to the west. maybe longer down, but with every one of these crises firing up, china's status quo is the status quo. >> so china is unwilling to really budge. what can the u.n. do? what more can international sanctions do? >> not a lot. not a lot. i mean -- >> so did we just swap out one dictator for anothe
MSNBC
Oct 8, 2012 6:00am PDT
. but whether you deal with russia, china or throughout the broader middle east, you have a disaster. we saw that in the killing of the american ambassador in benghazi and a fundamental misunderstanding. >> i want to get to some other issues. i want to get to larger question, which is what is a romney foreign policy? what is going to be different about it than president bush's? less sort of the quote unquote freedom agenda? >> what you're going to have is a foreign policy that's been in the bipartson tradition of strength from kennedy and beyond. one that believes you need a strong economy. you need to have leadership. america's better off and the world is better off when america leads as "the washington post" editorial said today. there's a vacuum in syria. there's a vacuum in the middle east and forces unfriendly to the united states that have other interests. extremists are filling that vacuum much to our disadvantage and that you need to use our values. this has to go together in a coherent strategy. >> sounds like a return to foreign policy realism if you will. if that's the cas
MSNBC
Jul 12, 2012 9:00am EDT
past 1999 when some of the outsourcing was occurring. >> in china, right. >> a bit of a pickle for the romney campaign. maybe the biggest problem is this, the obama ad hitting romney on outsourcing and bain running for eight, nine days now. we're getting the response from the romney campaign on this. not quite rapid response. >> similar to '04 when kerry would respond on the swift boat attacks, it is all about definition. on the issue of tax returns that plagued mitt romney for some time now, keeps getting pressed about it, he said this on fox yesterday. >> i think we expected that, of course. but, you know, i'm going to give the same message to the naacp i give across the country, which is that obama care is killing jobs and if jobs is the priority, then we're going to have to replace obama care. >> well, that wasn't the clip we were talking about, but he was, in fact, talking about how his financial statements that says we, of course, released all the financial statements that are required by law in years of tax return. tax information is there. other financial disclosure is ther
MSNBC
Sep 7, 2011 9:00am EDT
the tough rhetoric on china. let me ask you this, i've seen a lot of presidential campaigns say they'll get tough with china and then they go into office and they say, whoa, whoa, whoa, whoa. we can't do that. whatever is advised. is this a pledge that governor romney is just fully -- fully invested in, that he is going to be, you know the first president that will promise they'll get tough on china? >> governor romney is an aggressive free trader and let's start with the fact that this administration has made no progre progress? >> is china going to be free trade? >> i don't want to lose sight of the fact that mitt romney will be aggressive in opening up new trade markets and he will sign for agreements and push for action on the agreement. >> president obama is doing the same. >> he should submit it for approval. he hasn't done that yet. when it comes to china, china has been a rogue nation in some respects when it comes to trade. they manipulate their currency. they tilt the playing field in their favor. they steal our intellectual property, our technology. that has to end. >
MSNBC
Apr 19, 2011 9:00am EDT
is demand. unlike the united states, countries like china and india, they never had recessions. they are still going gang busters and demanding more and more oil. that is putting upward pressure on the price against the context of limited supply. >> and greg, there's some dispute about how real the consequences would be if the u.s. failed to raise the debt ceiling. or how real the consequences would be if just the mere threat. when do you think this debate that's going on in washington will start having a concrete effect on the economy? >> well, the treasury has told us that they can get from perhaps mid may to mid july using various gimmicks to avoid hitting up against the debt ceiling. we have been down that road in the past and that's what markets are looking at. they say we have seen that movie before we're not going to get worried. they start to get worried if it looks like treasury is running out of those tricks, and there is still no sign that the administration and the congress are any closer to a deal that >> all right, from "the economist" good to have you here. thank
MSNBC
Feb 3, 2014 6:00am PST
. china and europe aren't standing on the sidelines, and neither should we. >> as we mentioned, we're talking about two separate deals in the works, very large regional trade packs. the trans-pacific partnership is a deal with 11 nations in asia, covering things like agricultural goods, a fact sheet showing it would provide $77 billion in assets. it's a trade pack with every asian country not named china. the other one is a bigger deal that would eliminate tariffs and build on the $500 billion export market to the e.u. for many nations involved, that's critical, they don't want to sign onto a deal that could get changed. the senate majority leader harry reard says he's not yet on board. >> i'm against fast track. everyone knows how i feel about this. senator backus knows, senator widen knows, the white house knows, so we'll see. everyone will be well advised just to not push this right now. >> by the way, the president has a meeting with reid in the oval office today. you can expect trade to be on the agenda. reid's not alone. other democrats have weighed in. a january letter to the u
MSNBC
Feb 10, 2012 6:00am PST
china's vice president will meet with president obama next tuesday amid mounting tensions. less than a week ago china and russia were the only two nations to vote against a u.n. security council resolution that would have supported a regime change in syria. >> what happened yesterday at the united nations was a travesty. >> reporter: violence is mounting in syria with the government cracking down on pro democracy protesters. and, luke, on monday president obama will unveil his budget for 2013 and as all things around here it will undoubtedly spark heated debate on all sides. luke? >> kristen, former congresswoman gabrielle giffords did a bill signing today, giffords the mother of the 9-year-old girl who was killed in last year's tucson, arizona shooting will attend a ship naming ceremony today. what do we know about that? >> that is absolutely right, luke. on your first point congresswoman gabrielle giffords, vice president biden as well as giffords' husband mark kelly will be at that bill signing. it is the last bill the former congresswoman sponsored and voted on before she left of
MSNBC
Dec 11, 2012 6:00am PST
itself better to have someone who was willing to break china on that vibe. are those five folks willing to break china? we know ericsson is. >>>kki haley is holding a news conference at noon. we do at least now know one thing about what she's up to. yesterday haley released a statement saying the state would be best served by a u.s. senator who would work hard day in and day out. same quote, accordingly, i reject the option of a place holder. she is it going to be in tim scott's district, that is why there is some bubbling up there. you have to think that she may be deciding to let this play out a little bit longer and let the media attention help a little bits far as her own base politics is concerned. >>> up next, the macks are back. will be here. they both lost their races in november. find out what these spouses are saying now about the climate in washington and they disagree with how to deal with the looming cliff. what is that like. nothing public. no fiscal cliff photo-op of the day. although, told we may have to watch for twitter hash tags. yo can i help you? i heard you
MSNBC
Apr 30, 2012 6:00am PDT
secretary clinton heads to china to try to boost ties today. what to do with the blind chinese dissident whose dramatic escape has him reportedly hiding out in the u.s. embassy. >>> highlights from saturday's nerd prom. drew the usual mix of celebrities and corny jokes. president obama used humor to mark at his political opponent. it's the last day of april. it's a monday. it's "the daily rundown." let's get to my first reads of the morning. one year ago wednesday osama bin laden was killed in a daring raid. all week administration officials have been doing interviews tied to the anniversary. the obama campaign has used the operation to argue that the president has the national security experience and ability to make the tough calls crucial in the commander and chief question and to suggest that mitt romney does not. in an interview with brian williams president obama and members of his entire national security team reflected on the tense moment when that photo snapped inside the white house situation room was taken. >> there you are. >> here i am sitting right here. >> that's
MSNBC
Apr 1, 2011 9:00am EDT
, china. >> yeah. china gets a lot of play, but china has a world of problems as well that probably don't get enough attention in this coun y country. when i first went there in 1974, was living in the 19th century. in the city of beijing, they had primitive huts really where everybody had a communal stand pipe. now, it's a 22nd century city. at the same time, they've got hundreds of millions of people moving from the country side into the city. they've got to provide jobs and power and all the toys of a consumer society. we're already beginning to see the underbubbling of some resistance, especially among the new generation when it comes to the use of the internet and having freedom of expression. so while they're getting attention and for good reason because they've gone from the china in 1974 to the second most powerful economy in the world, they still have their work cut out for them. we've got big competitors. india, china, korea, other places. >> and views of immigration. this is >>> people were coming here to take advantage of government handouts. does that show that -- i mea
MSNBC
Nov 4, 2011 9:00am EDT
had some other problems, whether it's his foreign policy views, his mentions on china not being a nuclear power. other things -- >> your story this morning about the ties with his campaign americans for prosperity and funding for the campaign. >> hits 9-9-9 plan. there's a lot out there. >> i talked to our pollster john cohen to get the numbers. among the people who do see the charges against cain as serious, we asked them the head-to-head question. they said mitt romney, 31%, rick perry, 17%, herman cain only 13%. so if that number suggests that if -- if people start to see this as more serious, there's trouble there for herman cain. >> right. so we've had now five full days of coverage on this. chris, what happens if it's 10 or 15? what do those numbers look like? so this is an early snapshot on what the situation is. i don't think any of us know how it's going play out. >> herman cain has reacted a lot of different ways to this. he's blamed the media, he's blamed rick perry, he's blamed a lot of people. here's him yesterday on sean hannity's radio show. let's listen to that and
MSNBC
Nov 30, 2010 9:00am EST
traveled to china. >> cnbc's becky quick went along for the ride and got a never before seen look inside the berkshire hathaway investment he is and talked with the man who could succeed buffet. >> you didn't have to ba ham bug your way to china. i assume when you go with buffett and gates to china, buffett loves to dpli coach every once in a while but not to china? >> first class all the way, net jets all the watch you know when gates and buffett show up anywhere together it draws a lot of attention, china is no exception to that rule. cameras followed them everywhere they went in public but it is what happened behind closed doors that is most interesting with this group and that is where our cameras went on the billionaires' road trip. here on bus, on golf carts or on planes, you hear what these world travelers think about business, global politics and china's progress. it is a rare glimpse into how some of the richest men in the world interact and offers insights into why they form such close relationships. >> bill reads about five times as fast as i do, so -- and he -- he cove
MSNBC
Nov 17, 2011 6:00am PST
stop on a trip designed to bolster u.s. allies in the face of china's growing strength. chuck is traveling with the president. >> reporter: good morning, chris. i'm still in darwin, australia but right now i'm actually in the air on the way to ba will, indonesia. president obama's already there preparing to overnight. got a couple of more days of economic summits with southeast asian countries. a few bit llaterals the preside will have the next few days. focal point of this troip to australia where the speech to parliament where he outlined security reasons why the united states is going to be placing up to 2,500 u.s. troops stationed right here in darwin, australia where we are right now. now the reason being that allies like australia and the philippines have been concerned about some of the chinese military maneuverings in the south china sea. they've been looking for a counterweight to that, so the u.s. stationing troops there is one way to do that. now the united states is saying this isn't fully about whooin china. they note having troops in australia will help respond to n
MSNBC
Nov 19, 2010 9:00am EST
is really all around china, china coming out today and saying it will be raising the reserve requirements on the banks in china. this is the second time it's happened in the last two weeks, it's the fifth time this year, and china is doing this because they are trying to tamp down inflation. they've been watching food prices skyrocket and that's a big concern for the administration or the government there in china, it also shows the dichotomy between china and here in the united states, in the united states we have the fed with the qe2 trying to boost the inflationary prices out there and that's something ben bernanke was making comments on this morning as well. the market has been looking to ireland once again. we only got a oneday reprieve the story, there are concerns about whether ireland needs a package to bail them out, but what are some of the strict terp terms that go a long with that, including raising corporate taxes. and the market is concerned about that. the gm had its ipo, and the stock was higher and that's good news. but we hear about another ipo that is getti
MSNBC
Sep 24, 2012 9:00am EDT
. an i'll ask this question. is this program so critical it's worth borrowing money from china to pay for it? we just can't afford to keep spending more money than we take in. >> i inherited the biggest deficit in history. the deficit has gone up. but 90% is a consequence of two wars that weren't paid for, as a consequence of tax cuts that weren't paid for, a prescription drug plan that was not paid for, and the worst economic crisis since the great depression. >> and the two tangoed on foreign policy. >> the troops should have been brought back not in september. >> i say we go after al qaeda. u they've been decembersy mated. that we go after bin laden, he's gone. i've excute on my foreign policy. it's one that the americans largely agree with. if governor romney is suggesting we should start another war, he should say so. >> and they clashed on the stance on israel. >> the president's stance not to meet with netanyahu when the prime minister is here for the united nations is a mistake and sends a message that somehow we distance ourselves from our friends. >> i have conversations wit
MSNBC
Jan 14, 2010 9:00am EST
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Apr 21, 2014 6:00am PDT
government shutdown. and china has flexed its muscle in the south. the u.s. and japan have been engaged in negotiations over how to resolve their trade differences in this big 12-nation transpacific partnership agreement the united states is trying to strike, which so far ee eer -- so far essentially has been blocked by democrats, by the way. i want to bring in ben rhodes. he joins me now from the north lawn on the big easter egg roll day. good morning. >> good morning, chuck. >> i want to start with ukraine and what vice president biden is bringing there and some of the criticism you guys are taking. at what point do you see decide russia is no longer cooperating with this geneva agreement? and is that the trigger to do sectoral sanctions? >> well, chuck, we're going to watch this over the next couple of days. we have said that the osce should be able to get into those eastern towns and cities and monitor whether or not this agreement is being -- we have not seen the pro-russian forces disarm, leave the buildings and follow through on the agreement reached in geneva. if they do not fol
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Sep 19, 2014 6:00am PDT
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MSNBC
Jun 25, 2010 9:00am EDT
late, the issue of china and its currency and it's sort of the fact that it really isn't as publicly traded as everything else is around the world comes up. what are we going to hear about that issue? >> you know, chuck, you've co r covered more of these than i have. it struck me thinking about china, the benefit of having these meetings, not what happens at the meetings. what countries do before the meeting so they're not embarrassed. what did we have happen jp europeans announcing stress tests on their banks. a big issue and the other thing you allude to, china agreed to more flexible of its currency ahead of the meeting. what does that do? different fuses the issue. they'll talk about the dollar, strengthening dollar, what needs to be done on that score. i don't think currencies are a big issue, because china has shown flexibility. takes it off the table. banking regulation comes to the fore. >> exciting weekend for the two of you in toronto. steve liesman. >> i'm excited, savannah. come on. global capital reform. what more could you want? >> it's the hockey hall of fame. by the w
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Apr 26, 2010 9:00am EDT
this mess including tax breaks for companies that ship jobs to china. then kirk has the nerve to wrote against unemployment benefiting saying unemployment isn't a big issue. >> if a business like my father's he started 30 years ago can fail, it's happening everywhere. >> there you go. it's a version of what the gin newly yas campaign says is them going on offense and clearly they use half the ad to talk about the bank and the other half to beat up mark kirk. by the way, an unforgettable face may be returning to the illinois ballot in november. party chair and house speak ser michael madigan confirmed that our friend the pawnbroker the guy that said he never cut her throat, scott lee cohen has told him he will run for governor as an independent. we shall see how well that will go he did self-fund and has his own money to do this. >>> a year into his presidency is, president obama helping or hurting america's image abroad in the so-called obama effect nationally. plus is court experience a must for one supreme court nominee. >>> and what does america's toughest sheriff have to say
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Feb 18, 2011 9:00am EST
have already hit the wires and it has people up and ready to check out what's a battle between china and the united states. obviously, bernanke and the federal reserve have taken a a lot of international criticism for quantitative easing and this huge move to try and pump up the u.s. economy, bernanke defending it saying that is what they are designed to do and emerging markets have been the beneficiaries of a strong u.s. market which in turn has led to strong global markets but the chinese and other emerging markets have been saying qe 2 is responsible for inflating food prices and that is causing them a lot of pressure back at home, as you have seen throughout the middle east. those same type of pressures playing to out in china as well as people there really feel the pinch of this things like rice some of their basic daily speeds will really increased in prices. so, there was also a swipe at china today. bernanke in a speech said that all of these undervalued currencies by some countries have contributed to a pattern of global spending that is unbalanced and unstable. i guess this
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Apr 10, 2013 6:00am PDT
leader in south korea. a brand-new leader in north korea. actually, new leadership in china. take all that together. where does that leave us right now? >> well, i mean, clearly the north korean leader, you know, 30 years old. he's kind of a not ready for primetime player. his father never really brogroo him for the job. the north korean people barely know him. they're obviously trying to showcase him as a, you know, tough leader who's standing down the united states and everyone else for that matter. every year north korea has this kind of hissy fit over our annual exercises. but this year it's gone on a lot longer and a lot stronger because of the need to try to showcase and portray this guy as a great leader. >> because the u.s. has responded to essentially what sometimes felt like hostage taking demands. we'll do this. we'll stop this. if you give us this. because the u.s. has essentially given them stuff in the past, aren't we sort of in this vicious cycle where this is the only way it stops? that basically the united states has to give in to some demand here on, say, fuel aid or
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Dec 19, 2011 9:00am EST
concern for china. it's what does real china in and it's one of the leverage points we have. the last thing they want is this flood of starving people. the contrast between north and south in 2006 with bill richardson down to south korea, i have been there and i have flown. i have never done the drive. the contrast with the primitive society. people using hoes and rakes in the dirt. it's 17th century. >> this guy is going to keep us busy all week. >> i think for years. scary stuff. >> thank you both. up next, white house communications director and more of the white house reaction to the death of kim jung il, and what's going on on capitol hill and the issue of gridlock being snatched from the jaws of victory. plus -- we have a lot more on the presidential race. stay tuned. this is "the daily rundown" only on msnbc. what makes scottrade your smartphone's most powerful trading app ? total access - to everything. from idea to research to trade. including financials, indicators and real-time streaming quotes. whether you check your investments every day or every minute, our app can take
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Nov 16, 2011 6:00am PST
economically in the asian pacific region is about confronting china. in fact, the president was asked specifically about this at the joint press conference. here is what he said. >> china is playing by these rules, recognizing its new role. i think this is a win/win situation. there are going to be times where they're not and we will send a clear message to them that we think that they need be on track in terms of accepting the rules and responsibles that come with being a world power. >> later today, your time tomorrow, our time, the president's going to do a speech before the australian parliament. one of the things he's going to make, one of the goals is to make sure he says the asian pacific region knows that the united states is an asian pacific power. again, a little bit of that subtle counterbalance, counterweight to china, crust. >> chuck todd, literally the hardest working man in television news. we'll hear more from you later as it gets later and later in the night. thanks for reporting. we'll see you in a few minutes. >> you got it, buddy. >>> the calendar says the congreng
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Aug 19, 2011 6:00am PDT
topic of taking time off. plus a good will game goes bad. a basket brawl breaks out in china. yes, that is my alma mater georgetown hoyas in the middle of an international incident. but first today's trivia question, how many sitting presidents have vacationed on martha's vineyard. >>> they started great surf boards out of a farm in maine. let me tell you about a very important phone call i made. when i got my medicare card, i realized i needed an aarp... medicare supplement insurance card, too. medicare is one of the great things about turning 65, but it doesn't cover everything. in fact, it only pays up to 80% of your part b expenses. if you're already on or eligible for medicare, call now to find out how an aarp... medicare supplement insurance plan, insured by unitedhealthcare insurance company, helps cover some of the medical expenses... not paid by medicare part b. that can save you from paying up to thousands of dollars... out of your own pocket. these are the only medicare supplement insurance plans... exclusively endorsed by aarp. when you call now, you'll get this free informa
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Jun 21, 2011 9:00am EDT
? he is a former governor, father of seven children including two adopted daughters from china and india. his father the wealthiest man in utah with the last reported net worth of $1.9 billion, forbes rated him the 937th richest billionaire in the world in 2010. the company that senior founded the huntsman corporation is a petrol chemical company and invented the big mac clam shell and egg carton as many know it today and once worked for richard nixon. expect an opposition research dump ahead. bloomberg reports that the family's company's revenues in china grew by 57% while junior was the ambassador. after kicking off the campaign today, junior heads to new hampshire for an afternoon rally there, chartering a family for the press. this week will take him to south carolina, florida, utah and nevada. a signal he plans to be mitt romney's shadow on the campaign trail. our question this morning, is huntsman for real or a candidacy of an idea? huntsman ranked dead last in the recent poll. but it's his departure of party orthodoxes that may be his bigger problem in the primary. in 2007,
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Nov 12, 2014 6:00am PST
two polluters, the united states and china, what it means for american businesses. will china stick to it? more details coming up on a big headline that came out of months of secret talks. also, on the world stage. michael brown's parents taking their message against violence to a united nations meeting in europe. as missouri's governor and other state leaders talk about their plans to keep the peace in ferguson. once the grand jury's decision is announced about the officer who shot and killed their son. also, new developments in mexico where protests continue to unfold against the government and outrage grows over what happened to dozens of mising students. we'll have the latest from nbc's own jose diaz bal lettlert. it is wednesday, november 12th, 2014. this is the "daily rundown." historic climate change agreement that was announced by president obama overnight in china. a deal between the world's top two polluters that came about after months of secret talks between officials from both countries. >> as the world's two largest economies, energy consumers and emitters of greenhous
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Oct 21, 2011 6:00am PDT
development bank through china. some of it is frivolous and we should trim back. it ain't going to fix the budget deficit. we got to get in these issues like social security. >> today the president signing three trade deals. your book is about that. >> book plug a little bit. how do you calculate how many jobs do get created with a free trade agreement? >> there are a few different models. it comes down to how many jobs per billion dollars of exports. it will be in the tens of thousands, hundreds of thousands of jobs through the free trade agreements. >> how quickly? >> it can take full maturity. the first order of effect is removing the barriers. the second effect once you're in forward motion, you're inducing other countries to move your way. this is a big problem with china where we have trade issues. once we're signing free trade agreements with other countries, china has a strong incentive to move our way. it sets the ways for our world. >> are you worried about china bashing? >> no, i don't think it's been over the top yet. >> frank, always good to have you, your visits to d.c. >> th
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Sep 17, 2012 6:00am PDT
. trade has to work for america. that means crack down on cheaters like china and open new markets. next, got to bat budget. got to cut the def i is. >> the ad has a feel of a relaunch. will this argument break through, given romney is starting with a story only coming out of losing campaigns, who will get the blame for bloke the republican party's best chance at knocking off an incumbent president in nearly 30 years? the political story tells us what we knew, stuart steven sass lightning rod and internal disputes over campaign strategy. but this story goes into some detail, revealing the campaign went through two sets of speechwriters for romney's convention speech before scrapping both speech to go with a speech could be.ed together by stevens and romney himself that speech left out any mention of afghanistan. this is going to be one of the things allow some critics to pile on. this shut type of story went public and maybe the folks that went public with their criticisms of stevens think they are helping the campaign. not the type of thing that helps campaigns. trust me. romney will ki
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Dec 28, 2011 9:00am EST
. refresh she stopped short of calling china a currency manipulator but criticized the country for not moving quick enough to reform exchange rates and chided japan for jump nothing kur seinecy markets to stem the end's rise. unusual for the u.s. to criticize japan in this matter. one more thing, keep a quick eye on morgan stanley stock today, the bank is cutting 580 jobs from its four offices in new york city. back to you. >> thanks, julia. >>> could mitt romney wrap up this race in the next week in the very latest from iowa coming up. >>> while back in washington, democrats front defensive, how will nebraska senator's ben nelson's retirement shake up the balance of power? >>> a daily run down look at the month that changed the course of american history. you're watching the daily rundown, only on msnbc. [ male announcer ] with the new year comes resolutions. when we resolve to stop snacking and slacking. resolve to start reading and running. ♪ this year, resolve to help someone else, too. resolve to give to the american red cross. because the red cross provides hope, help and compa
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Apr 15, 2013 6:00am PDT
out of this crisis. also more talk about china. at the end of the day if anyone has pressure and has levers to pull over north korea, it is china. and china made some relatively clear statements toward north korea that it wanted to see this situation resolved peacefully. if north korea knows where it gets its food, it knows where it gets its fuel, and that is from china. >> the most important economic trading partner that they have. all right, richard engel, thank you, sir. >>> much more to come here on this tax day edition of "the daily rundown." we have a schedule for you. amid all the bitter back and forth over gun legislation, one thing it seems everyone can agree on, mental health issues should be a part of any plan. senator debbie stabinow will be here to talk about what he's proposing. >>> first, a look ahead at today's politics planner. oh, boy, they're coming again. the crimson tide to the white house. here's hoping this is the last visit by alabama for at least a couple of years. good grief. you're watching "the daily rundown" only on msnbc. i think nick saban has an office
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Feb 4, 2014 6:00am PST
this trade deal, the tpp, which is essentially a conglomerate put together to compete against china, arguably. what would it take for you to support this? >> the fact of the matter is -- let me just make reference to ambassador kirk. he wanted to include china in this deal. that's what i understood him to say. >> he did say that. i was surprised. >> red. >> yes, he did. >> that's a $250 to $300 million trade deficit we have with china. you want to compete with china, then what you do is to improve our industrial base, our manufacturing base. the peterson institute, by the way, has said that while this agreement would do well by the financial interest and agricultural interest that, quite frankly, there would be a deficit in manufacturing. my view is that we have to change that. the way this agreement currently stands, which has been -- it's a broad-based agreement, 12 countries and it is -- what it does is to really freeze up banks from regulation. it undermines our food safety. it weakens our environmental standards and it would deny access to affordable medicines to people oversea
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Feb 14, 2012 9:00am EST
president bashar al assad does not halt the crackdown. >>> the next leader of china is in washington, d.c. to meet with president obama and vice president biden today. xi jinping is set to replace the current head of china's communist party, hu jintao in 2013. it items include the growing threat to and he ends up doing stops in iowa and other place. >>> live pictures of capitol hill where defense secretary leon panetta will defend the pentagon's leaner budget plan today, telling lawmaker it is time to get serious about reducing the deficit. panetta is one of seven obama administration officials on the hill today defending the new budget. >>> and a new study at -- by pew says 24 million voter registrations in the united states contain significant errors even though the errors impact one in eight registrations, the pew center stays doesn't think there is widespread fraud caution the mistakes but rather simply outdated systems. >>> well, hispanic voters will play a key role in the 2012 general election, currently ten states with a hispanic population of 15% or high her, of those ten sta
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May 6, 2014 6:00am PDT
across the world. the biggest increases in coal-burning fire -- coal-fired electricity is in china and now increasingly in india. >> and let me ask you one final thing on keystone. i know you said when you came into this job you recused yourself on lobbying, i guess, against keystone. you were active -- >> no, i didn't say that, chuck. >> okay. explain to me what you did. >> i said i wouldn't work on it because my views were well known and i think people might question whether i was impartial about it, so i'm not working on keystone. and as i noted, my views are well known on keystone. >> but when we're looking at this and climate, the president is going to be asked about keystone today. where are we on this? >> well, it's under review by the department of state. they just noted that as a result of the nebraska court decision, the route is now in -- is up in the air so they're going to have to wait for that court decision until they can finalize the interagency review and then make a final decision. >> i guess i don't understand why you did sort of say you weren't going to lobby on the
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