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overall the report says the world economy could more than double in size by 2042 mainly due to technology driven productivity improvements. thanks to all of you for being part of my program this week. i will see you next week. hello everyone. thank you for joining me this sunday. i'm fredricka whitfield. absolutely intolerable, that is the joint response from the u.s. and japan after north korea test-fired a ballistic missile during a u.s. state visit by the leader of japan. south korean officials say the north fired an intermediate range missile from the western part of the country. the missile traveled about 300 miles before crashing into the sea of japan, also known as the east sea. this is the first north korean ballistic missile test of donald trump's presidency, taking place just as trump was hosting japan's prime minister, shinzo abe, in florida. the two appeared in an impromptu
press conference last night. here is the president's full statement. >> i just want everybody to understand and fully know that the united states of america stands behind japan, its great ally, 100%. thank you. >> so we have a team of reporter answer analysts standing by to talk about all of this. let's begin with cnn global affairs correspond ebtent elise labott in washington. it was an extremely short statement last night from the president. are we expecting to hear any more from the white house today? >> well, fred, it was a very short statement after the bombast from donald trump on the campaign trail. the short statement didn't mention north korea and the actual missile test in this
statement. certainly didn't mention south korea, the other ally in the region. this morning, white house policy rector steven miller was on the sunday talk shows defending that statement. take a listen to steven miller. >> last night was a show of strength, saying that we stand with our ally, having the two men appear on camera, worldwide, to all of planet earth, was a statement that will be understood very well by north korea. >> i think that that statement was probably more for prime minister abe's benefit. of course, he is at the mar-a-lago resort with president trump, and needed to show a message to his people, but you know, obviously today the white house huddling about what they want to do. i it was notable the president was very restrained after all that rhetoric we heard, certainly doesn't want to escalate this confrontation, very important that after coming into office, very nervous about the white house, about north
korea as a national security threat, and that was something that president obama warned president trump about before the inauguration. this is something that this administration has been obviously looking for, some kind of north korea provocation and they have really president trump's first national security test. >> let's bring in matt rivers joining us from seoul, south korea. i understand there was a call between south korea and national security adviser michael flynn. what do we know about what was said? >> reporter: this was a relatively short call, that was taken at the request of the u.s. side of michael flynn, according to south korean officials, from the blue house, that of course the executive mansion here in south korea and we're told that michael flynn talked to his counterpart, the director of national security for south korea and michael flynn said both sides just were to agree that all necessary steps should be taken to prevent further provocations from north korea, but in terms of specifics, we
didn't really get much more than that. >> of course, this isn't the first from north korea. we've seen all kinds of tests before, but this is the first of this u.s. presidency. any expectation of whether there will be more or if so, when? >> i think you can expect there will be more miss sif tests for more reasons than one. last year alone in 2016 there was some two dozen separate missile tests conducted by the north koreans and that was just from january to october. this, of course, the first test that the north koreans have conducted since donald trump was elected back in november. i think the other reason you can look at here the words of kim jong-un himself, january 1st, new year's day that kim jong-un said his regime was in the final stages of preparing a test of an intercontinental ballistic missile, a long range missile, the kind of missile that could potentially reach the continental united states. that of course, has been a goal of the kim jong-un regime for some time and most experts we've
spoken to say this didn't happen with that missile test yesterday local time, it's a matter of when, rather than if kim jong-un will be able to show off that technology he's been seeking so desperately for such a long time. >> matt rivers in seoul, elise labott in washington, thank you to both of you. bill richardson, former governor of n new mexico, former u.s. energy secretary and former u.s. am bass ambassador to the u.n. you've also traveled to north korea. in your view did the president's words of sporting japan send a strong enough message to north korea? >> yes, i think it was the appropriate message. it was measured. it did not overreact. north korea was testing the new administration. okay, u.s., what are you going to do? i think the president's statement saying he stands behind his ally, japan, probably should have mentioned south korea, but doesn't talk about what the u.s. might do. the national security adviser
calling the south korean, that makes sense, too. so it keeps the options on the table on a policy that i think needs a new look by this administration. yes, we need to get the chinese more involved. they don't help us with north korea. yes, we need to probably develop that ballistic missile system with our allies in asia. yes, we need to reassure our allies that we're behind them, but really this policy of strategic patience that we've had has borne few results. let's try something new, and i think the president, by being very vague, by not overreacting has kept some good options on the table. >> you do not believe president trump should have said something directly even to north korea? >> well, i think a lot of preparation needs to happen with the secretary of state, with his national security team fredricka. i think a new approach is needed. we seem to forget that we have
an american namyoung college student in prison, a humanitarian negotiation to get this young man back might be a path forward to discuss with the north creeps a dialogue. i think eventually you'll need a united states/north korea dialogue. not at the presidential level, but a lot of preparatory work that might be opened up by this humanitarian negotiation. i mean, we forget about this young man. he's been there almost a year. he's a good kid. he made a mistake, but you know, sometimes those humanitarian gestures open up opportunities in the diplomatic field. what we don't want is an altercation, because we've got a lot of interests there. we have troops there. we have the south korean and japan, they have treaties with them. we want to keep things cool, and unlike donald trump's lack of coolness on a lot of foreign
policy issues outside of this, i commend him for being cool and measured in this first test clearly by the north koreans. >> so you're saying there is time for a gnaw approach and this is just a reminder. i know you're already commenting about donald trump's coolness or lack thereof, but this was donald trump on the campaign trail when he was talking to anderson cooper about this sort of matter. >> wouldn't you rather, in a certain sense, have japan have nuclear weapons when north korea has numbering clear weapons? and they do have them, they absolutely have them. they have no carrier system yet but they will very soon. wouldn't you rather have japan perhaps they're over there, they're very close, very fearful of north korea and we're supposed to protect. >> so do you anticipate a revisiting of that statement or encouragement of that view? >> no, no. i think that the trump administration has walked way
back, again, from getting japan and south korea to think about nuclear weapons. i think this visit by the prime minister abe has cleared that up. we don't want that to happen. that's the worst thing that could happen. what has happened in a positive way was the secretary of defense making its first trip to japan and south korea, wanting to reassure our allies of our support with north korea, too, to tell them, look, we're not going to lean on you to pay more for the defense of your country the way we did in the campaign. look, i've been in politics. you say some things on the campaign trail that you have to walk back, and clearly president trump has done that, but i will say, unlike what he said with china, with taiwan, unlike what he said on the nuclear weapons in asia at the beginning of the campaign, those were mistakes but now the fact that we have a relationship with japan that is clear, that we stand behind
them, measured with north korea, we keep our options open, i have to say that it was the right move. the short statement was clear, but at the same time kept his options open on what our response might be from a provocative act and a north korea that was testing him, his first big test. >> and now shifting gears a little bit, you have served as energy secretary, former texas governor, rick perry is hoping to get that on. any advice for him or do you have any strong opinions as to whether he should have that job? >> well, i do think he suited for that job. i would say you know, energy secretary is not just oil and gas. it's not just renewable energy. it's nuclear weapons so let's be sure that, one, we reduce our nuclear weapons, yes we should modernize them, keep an eye on
the russia issue. that worries me. north korea the nuclear agreement with iran are in your portfolio so watch and get briefed and find the best experts to lead us into strong negotiations with north korea, which hopefully would reduce or eliminate their nuclear weapons in iran, so that they keep the nuclear agreement, and with russia, don't let them forget that they're an important ally when it comes to nuclear weapons, and they have not lived up to their side of the bargain. >> versed on so much, ambassador bill richardson, thank you so much. appreciate it. president trump also must decide what to do about his executive order on immigration. ahead, a trump aide says all options are on the table, including a possible revision. plus -- "saturday night live" taking more shots at the trump administration. >> mr. trump, you understand
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welcome back. protests have been erupting across the nation, blasting the government's crackdown and deportation of undocumented immigrants. >> undocumented! >> unafraid. >> undocumented! >> you an frayed! >> show me your community listen. >> this is what community looks like! >> these protesters gathered
outside the white house yesterday with cries of undocumented unafraid, and then in austin, texas, overnight, demonstrators held signs denouncing trump's plan for a border wall. the protests spilled into the roads, tying up traffic for hours. this follows the arrest of hundreds of undocumented immigrants in at least 12 states, we're told most had criminal convictions, at least 37 of those arrested in california have been deported to mexico. these raids were initially pl planned under the obama administration but president trump is taking credit this morning tweeting this "the crackdown on illegal criminals is merely the keeping of my campaign promise. gang members, drug dealers and others are being removed!" fear among immigrant communities is mounting and being noticed at a one-of-a-kind call center in arizona. here's pablo sandoval. >> reporter: you wouldn't know it if you drove by this tucson,
arizona, building, that bears the mexican seal, but inside it's a small army of call takers. this is more than just a phone bank. it's a clearing house for mexicans run by the next khan government. it's called cian, the is it are for information and assistance for mexicans. >> we explain all the counseling services we offer. >> reporter: these days patricia ahumada says consumers are more concerned about basic services. >> every story, every call is another story, and i can have a call that can be about a passport, but i can also have a call saying that happened, if my kids are u.s. citizens and they have to go back to mexico. >> that's why we have around 40 people here. >> >> ricardo pineta saw a 100%
increase in calls. he thinks more of his fellow mexicans want answers about president trump's immigration orders. he says many come from undocumented mexicans with the new fear of dealing with u.s. immigration authorities. they fear deportation. >> what we are trying to do is refer our community to professionals, to duly authorize attorneys here or in any location around the u.s. that can provide information. we are doing that and we are going to continue that on a more intensive manner. >> pineda echoes a message warning mexican citizens in the u.s. to take precautions, the advice coming as hundreds of undocumented immigrants are being arrested in several states. the mexican government foresees more severe immigration measures to be implemented with possible violations to constitutional presets. pineda says those concerns have
prompted them to keep their lines open 24/7. >> could your consulate please come to get along with you to accompany you in any possible process. >> reporter: with concerns about what the white house's next step will be, it doesn't seem that the phones will stop ringing any time soon. paulo sandoval, cnn, tucson, arizona. tensions are rising across the border with anti-trump protests in mexico city, where we find leila santiago. are organizers getting the kinds of crowds they were hoping for? >> reporter: fredricka, i'll let you decide. take a look. all of these marchers coming down where we typically see mass protests but today, we are seeing anti-trump protests. we're going to tell you exactly what message these protesters have for the president, when we come back.
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we're following anti-president trump demonstrations across mexico today. the biggest one is in the capital where protesters are gathering near the city's independence monument. leila santiago is in mexico city. pretty significant crowds there. >> reporter: yes, and let me sort of lay this out for you.
there are actually two protests that began about an hour ago, and then they are coming together at that angel of independence, in about half an hour we expect everyone to gather around there and then come together to sing the national anthem. it's like many an them of countries around the world, it is one that celebrates independence, one that says protect the homeland, and you know, that is sort of the message that we are hearing today. not only are we hearing people say we need to get rid of trump, but in this case, we're also hearing people complain about their own government. the protests here on this side is about protesters who want the mexican government to stand up for its rights, its human rights, certainly a word we have heard quite a bit. we also heard respect and dignity and the other side of the angel is the strictly anti-trump protest. both have that same message of wanting respect from the u.s.
president, and i want to you hear what one protester told us. >> this is against donald trump, who is a very mean, mean man, and i think that he will do a lot of harm to humanity. it's not only against mexicans. i think he's on the wrong side of his street, and we don't like the way he's treating our people over there. i just want you to know there were mexican hands that built california, texas, new mexico, and so many other states. >> reporter: and you know, one of the organizers told us that it was very important to, adamant about the fact this is not an anti-u.s. protest. this is the protest against the u.s. president, because what many leaders here in mexico fear is any sort of development of anti-u.s. sentiment which we have not seen thus far.
i spoke to three women that were coming in from los angeles, they were here visiting mexico, as tourists and when they heard about this protest, they decided to join in as u.s. citizens in support of mexico, but i asked them if they felt at any point that they were not being woman come e welcomed or anti-u.s.entiment expressioned to them, they said no, that's not the case. we're seeing these protests play out right here in the city. dozens more across the country, all of them anti-trump. fredricka? >> leila santiago reporting from mexico city, thank you so much. these protests driven by the president's executive action to build a wall along the u.s./mexico border and his immigration ban. up next, how president trump could impose a new travel ban and the potential impact of that around the world. plus -- one stage dealing with an alarming spike in overdoses, that is a state rather, 52 calls in just 32
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des prit two setbacks in federal court, president trump is confident he will eventually prevail. seenor white house adviser making it clear in multiple interviews today the administration is pursuing all avenues to save the president's executive order on immigration. >> right now we are considering and pursuing all options, seeking an emergency stay at the supreme court, continuing to appeal with the panel, having an emergency hearing en banc and going to trial on the merits. they also include the
possibility of new executive actions designed to prevent terrorist infiltration of our country. i want to say something clearly and disappointing to the people protesting the president and the people in congress like senator schumer, who have attacked the president for his lawful and necessary action. the president's powers here are beyond question. >> with me to discuss all of this, cnn contributor david farenhold from "the washington post." thank you for being with me. the president and mr. miller say all options are on the table. the president's already said a new executive order is forthcoming within days. is this an issue of trying to tackle all of it at once, continuing the fight in court, as well as releasing a new order? >> seems like that's what they're considering. you also see an element of sort of indecision here. i think they have trouble understanding where to go next because they're not really sure what the salvageable part of this order is, if they're going to lose part of it, if they're going to rewrite part of it, what's the part they want to save, what is the part they want to keep?
you're not seeing a lot of clarity from them about that or about the strategy going forward. >> why is it the trump administration feels this is advantageous to show that it is willing to fight on this? >> i think, a, it's their nature, that's he the way trump himself is and steven miller are, combative and relentless in their rise in politics, i think it's their nature and i think they see this as delivering on a campaign promise. not something trump promised to do but sounds like what he promised to do, to ban all muslims from entering the united states. if they surrender here, if they back off, if they lose, they lost sort of the most concrete and high-profile thing they've done to try to deliver on a campaign promise >> what's the potential downside if donald trump is surrounded by this same counsel that helped craft this travel ban that is now caught up in litigation? why should anyone be so sure that the next executive order will be more legally sound?
>> i think it's a good question. presumably they might bring in somebody who has more experience writing these things and involve the justice department folks who might understand the kind of counter arguments likely to get from other plaintiffs, from states, from judges. it doesn't seem like any of that went into the drafting of the first executive order. the president has a lot of power to limit immigration, to change the immigration rules, but the way they went about this seems they've run into obstacles basically everywhere they went. >> this is what minority leader chuck schumer had to say on this immigration order today. >> this executive order is so bad and so poisoned and its genesis is so bad and terrible that he ought to just throw it in the trash can and for two reasons. first reason, it doesn't really make us safer. it doesn't focus on the areas where we really need to tighten up. they are, number one, on lone wolves. the last two major terrorist incidents in america didn't occur through immigrants.
they were americans importuned by evil isis. the second reason this order is so bad it's un-american and unconstitutional. religious ban goes against the american grain. we believe in immigrants in this country, and we don't believe in a religious test. >> so it's interesting, david, because the court has said that it wants to see more on the motivation, the inspiration behind the order, chuck schumer's point is pretty borderline to that. is the expectation that the trump white house would still explain itself on that, even if it is in the form of a new order? >> i think it's upon. i think you might see them try to do that in court as well. the washington ninth circuit court said no matter what you're saying now, during the campaign, now president trump said, i want to ban all muslims and so they treat this as an outgrowth of that campaign statement. other courts may not see it that way. they may take just what the white house is saying now and ignore what trump said during
the campaign. an executive order, revised executive order if it exempts things like students, green cardhold cardholders, if it's more narrow that might give a different impression what have they're out to do. there's some confusion what they want to do with the order before they resolve with a new order or in court. >> this isn't the only executive order that is in limbo. he is also facing a very divided congress on how to replace, repeal, repair obamacare, a very divided on spending noun build the border wall. is this symbolic of an uphill battle so to speak for this president? >> well, i think what you're seeing in all three of these cases is the president trying to deliver on a promise quickly, without actually having sort of done the foresight, the planning, the sort of implementation needed to actually deliver on it. this executive order on immigration for instance if they'd done a few things earlier
on, exempted green cardholders explicitly, not given some warning so there weren't some people in the air affected by the order when it went out and not sowed as much confusion it might have worked better, they might have gotten the outcome they wanted. the other ones will play out more slowly but especially the request ez about obamacare, if trump doesn't have a plan to replace obamacare if he's winging it and hoping something comes up that's a long and involved fight that will be equally painful for him. >> and then now a new bruising, you know, so to speak, for one of donald trump's nominees, now confirmed as secretary of education from her department, a tweet that went out today, and a misspelling of the civil rights icon founder of the naacp, a misspelling, and then also getting some flack over
misspelling in an apology. how does this tent department o education recover? >> i think ultimately they're going to have to reach out in substantive ways to people who don't trust betsy devos and teacher unions are adamantly stirred up against her. you saw her the trump nominee who has gotten the most flack, not jeff sessions or tom price, who there were ethical questions about. devos faces this sort of mobilized force against her. i think she has to do a lot to reach out and energize our own people or reach out to the people who don't trust her. the tweets are important but what we see in the next few weeks to reach out to her enemies will be more important. >> david, thank you so much. always good to see you, appreciate it. >> thank you. staying with politics now, once again "saturday night live" taking direct aim at the trump administration last night with female comedians taking on roles of men.
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700 overdoses just in the month of january. that means it's about 22 overdoses a day. now, in regards to this recent spike in overdoses, several of the patients were transported here to norton, audubon hospital. we spoke to one of the doctors who treated those patients. >> we see it every day, in times
past it would be unusual to have this many heroin overdoses. now it's unusual if we don't have them. it's a good day in the emergency department if i don't see a heroin overdose. >> reporter: how often are those days? >> i haven't had one of those days in a long time. >> reporter: of course, the community has been completely rocked by this surge in overdoses. we spoke to a mother earlier today who has been deeply impacted by these overdoses. >> there does come a point where you sometimes wear down, but then you get back up and you fight. you're like i am not going to let this win. i will fight 'til the day that i day, to try to ensure that someone else's child doesn't die. i can't save all of them, but maybe one. >> now, fred, arlene's passion for this cause stems from the fact that three of her four
children have battled substance abuse, and she lost her son, gabriel, four years ago to a heroin overdose, and her tale is just one of many in louisville, kentucky, who have been impacted by this heroin epidemic that has swept the country. >> rachel, overall, what is the community able to do to try to get a handle on this? >> well, there's a drug called, name it goes by is narcan, what people call it, and it's the antidote to an opioid overdose. doctors administer it here at hospitals and they've described the fact that they have to increase the dosage because this heroin that is now on the streets is much more potent but it's actually sold over-the-counter and a lot of the narcan kits are handed out by community groups and activists to get it into hands of people f they encounter somebody who has had a heroin overdose, they can administer
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you might have caught it, maybe you didn't. this is your opportunity. the political roast carried on last night as melissa mccarthy reprised her role as a screaming unhinged press secretary sean spicer on "saturday night live" referring to herself as spicy. mccarthy employed props to explain the proposed travel ban. >> here's how it's going to go down. you've got your tsa agent right here, okay, and first you got bar key coming in. nice american girl, back from a dream vacation. we know she's okay because she's blond. so she gets in. easy. we understand that perfect. now who is up next? uh-oh.
it's melna. whoa, slow your roll honey, and then we're going to pat her down and read her emails and if we don't like the answers, which we won't, boom! guantanamo bay! >> joining me is dean abadalla, former "snl" production staffer and current host of sirius xm radio's the dean obadalla show. it was side-splitting humor. your take on the sketch? >> that was a great sketch. what a way to start the show, great energy, and it also right there, you really saw the height of political comedy. at its best it's funny and informing people about the issue many of us see, frankly, that the ban really is a muslim ban trying to keep out brown looking people. that's the best form of comedy. it's not preachy. it's funny and makes a great point. >> last week it wasn't that effective from the point of view of president trump. his biggest issue reportedly was a woman played spicer in last
night's sketch. we also saw kate mckinnon portraying the new u.s. attorney general jeff sessions, so has "snl" successfully struck a nerve with the president n your view as a former staffer? is that kind of the objective? >> i will tell you this, i worked at "snl" for the eight years and every week you'd hope the person parroting, a politician or celebrity would watch. donald trump hates watching "snl." >> he tweets about it, it's not funny, not a good show. >> he's done everything to saying it's not funny to wanting it canceled in october. he's thin skinned. i have no doubt the writers in their mind are knowing that donald trump the president of the united states is going to watch what they put out there. maybe it moves him a little bit. maybe it changes perceptions. they don't know but they know they are trolling him effecti effectively and slightly tis appointed only tweeted mocking mark cuban and not "snl." it's effective stuff and a 22-year high in ratings.
it's remarkable. what a resurgence. >> donald trump is critical of alec baldwin. many people are referring to alec baldwin as really the impersonat impersonator-in-chief. he hosted the show and gave president court his day in court, the people's court, over that blocked travel ban. take a look. >> here you want to bring in a character witness. >> that's right, someone who has nobody me for years, he's family, he's an incredible person with impeccable credentials, mr. vladimir putin. ♪ >> this is russian president vladimir putin. he's an authoritarian leader who has invaded other countries and killed rivals. he's president trump's long time crush. >> vladimir is an amazing person. he knows me better than anyone. >> that's right. hey, everybody, come on, lay off president trump, okay? this man is a great friend. he's my little american happy
meal. >> so from your perspective as a former staffer, was there ever a moment where you and other staffers feel like you could cross the line, you may go too far? it gets a little uncomfortable or is it just all bets are off? >> i think all bets are off. the goal is to be funny and at the same time if you can be funny and make a political point, you've done a great thing in comedy. that was some great stuff there you could have the skeleton figure steve bannon behind him. the sketch they went after kellyanne conway for an entire sketch. they are not content just mocking donald trump but jeff sessions, kellyanne conway, sean spicer and the list goes on. "snl" is on the administration and the more you tweet about snl helps them. i wrote an article donald trump please mock me on twitter. make fun of us on twitter. make fun of you, fred, it helps book sales and ratings and vanity fair. we're under his skin.
they've never seen comedy troll a president of the united states like this before. i don't know where it's going but donald trump is making america laugh again. >> "snl" has history with poking phub of past presidents even while they were in office, does some like unchartered territory. dean, good to see you, thank you so much. >> nice seeing you, fred. >> we'll be right back. >> and then there are some light terrorism this week when nordstroms decided to stop from telling ivanka trump's line of clothing and accessories! okay, these are high, high quality products. in fact, i'm wearing one of her bangles right now, it's beautiful, it's shimmery, it's elegant.
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country's support in solidarity with east asian allies, after north korea test fired a ballistic missile during a u.s. state visit by the leader of japan. south korean officials say the north fired an intermediate range missile from the western part of the country. the missile traveled about 300 miles before crashing into the sea of japan, also known as the east sea. this is the first north korean ballistic missile test of donald trump's presidency, taking place just as trump was hosting japan's prime minister shinzo abe, in florida. the two appeared in an impromptu press conference last night. here is the president's full statement. >> i just want everybody to understand and fully know that the united states of america stands behind japan, its great ally, 100%. thank you. >> we have a team of reporters and analysts standing by to talk about all of this this hour. let's begin with cnn global affairs