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intending to send a message? >> i find that offensive. >> we're doing the right thing. we're taking care of the children. >> letting children and parents come across the border illegally is not a policy. >> trying to quiet the outcry of children crossing the border. if $50 billion was not enough, how about tariffs on $200 billion with goods from
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china. president's team not backing down on the escalating trade s dispu dispute. and breaking overnight. what is on president xi's generagenda after the singapore summit? i'm christine romans. >> i'm dave briggs. it is 4:00 a.m. in the east. kim jong-un will spend a couple of days in china. first, we start off with president trump. he meets with republican lawmakers on capitol hill today to talk about immigration. zero tolerance policy at the border separated thousands of children from parents. just about 2,000 in last six weeks. press secretary sarah sanders delaying the monday briefing for four hours so homeland secretary kirstjen nielsen could face reporters. >> once she arrived, nielsen
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claiming there is little the president can do about the situation at the border. she insisted only congress can stop the breakup of migrant families. >> rather than fixing the law, congress is asking those of us to enforce the law to turn our backs on the law and not enforce the law. that's not an answer. the answer is fix the laws. >> are you intending for this to play out? are you intending parents to be separated from children? >> i find that offensive. no. why would i create a policy that purposely does that? >> perhaps a deterrent? >> nielsen claims it is not a deterrent separating children from parents at the border. her ex-boss john kelly, now the chief of staff, told cnn that was precisely the plan. >> if you get some young kids
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coming in and sneak into the united states with their parents, our department of homeland security personnel will separate children from moms and dad. >> yes, i am considering in order to deter more movement along the dangerous network. i am considering exactly that. >> now despite secretary nielsen's denial, jeff sessions says deterrent is a central component of the practice. >> are you trying to deter people from bringing children or minors across the dangerous journey? >> yes. i hopefully believe people will get the message and come through the border at the point of entry. >> and the zero tolerance border policy is not trying to deter from entering illegally, but homeland security officials says it was confident it would.
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>> he and his allies spent monday defending the zero tolerance policy. >> the united states will not be a migrant camp and it will not be a refugee holding facility. won't be. >> we have a crisis at the border. these are difficult choices. we don't like the binary choice. >> since more illegal immigrants are rushing the border, more kids are separated from parents and temporarily housed in what is essentially summer camps. >> swimming in the lake and everything. apparently we missed that part of the separation. republicans are speaking out against the policy. arizona senator john mccain tweeting the separation policy is an affront to the values of
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the american people. even texas senator ted cruz introducing legislation to keep families together after they cross the border. he said kids should not be victims of the broken immigration system. >> all ever us who are seeing these images of children pulled away from moms and dads in tears, we're horrified. >> and speaking out against the practice, every living first lady. michelle obama and laura bush and hillary clinton and mrs. carter. obama added sometimes truth transcends party. again, this could be fixed with a phone call from the president while congress fixes the law. it has been the law for a couple of presidents now and the presidents chose to enforce it
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the way this administration is. president trump escalating trade tensions with china. beijing warns it will strike back. punishment for china stealing u.s. tech and trade secrets. >> beijing outlining tariffs on u.s. exports. the president promises to impose additional tariffs if they follow through. further action must be taken to encourage china to change its unfair practices. china again promises to strike back accused of extreme pressure and extortionist behavior. tit-for-tat tariffs are bringing futures down low to 400 points. and economists are warning that this could escalate a trade war. and voting to ban the zte
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shares. that sent the shares plummeting. the president lifted the ban in exchange for a fine and u.s. oversight. lawmakers on both sides criticized the deal citing national security concerns. some breaking news overnight. kim jong-un visiting china today and tomorrow. the north korean leader expected to brief xi about the summit with president trump last week. let's go live to beijing and matt rivers. matt, was this expected and what is the agenda? >> reporter: it wasn't a huge surprise they were meeting, dave. we expected them to meet after the summit happened. there was speculation that xi jinping would go to beijing this
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time. we got news that kim jong-un is here today and tomorrow. as is the case, not a ton of details released. no official agenda. we have not seen a picture of kim jong-un here with xi jinping. we are presuming he will meet with jinping and other officials. they will talk about the singapore summit. what was said between donald trump and kim jong-un? what did not make it into the declaration? what is the definition of the denuclearization in the eyes of the north koreans? china will make sure its interests are held in the future negotiations with the united states and north korea. and this comes on friday when the president said he would talk to kim jong-un. that did not end up happening. it was less than three months ago that kim jong-un had never left the country. he came to beijing for the first foreign meeting. here we are. kim jong-un is flying around all over the place. this is normal.
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>> normal. the murderous dictator. now the third visit together in the short period of time. matt rivers live in beijing. thank you. it is eight minutes past the hour. president has a lofty goal for the pentagon. a space force. more on the president's plans and hurdle as the bizarre self inflicted wound from his announcement. atmentsn'td well e, it may be time for a change. ask your doctor about entyvio, the only biologic developed and approved just for uc and crohn's. entyvio works at the site of inflammation in the gi tract and is clinically proven to help many patients achieve both symptom relief and remission. infusion and serious allergic reactions can happen during or after treatment. entyvio may increase risk of infection, which can be serious. pml, a rare, serious, potentially fatal brain infection caused by a virus may be possible.
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time. i cannot imagine the situation where i unilaterally assume for myself as the fbi director a charging decision and announce it in the news conference. >> wray went on to tell lawmakers changes were on the way and how it handles sensitive investigations. comey is a focus of lawmakers on both sides of the aisle. here is manu raju with more. >> reporter: good morning, kraidave and christine. the inspector general report detailing what happened with the clinton e-mail investigation and stating significant missteps along the way. most notably james comey. then the fbi director from members on both sides of the aisle because of the way he announced the findings of the
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investigation. republicans and democrats yesterday raised concerns about comey's conduct. >> both investigations were ongoing during the presidential election, but only the clinton investigation was discussed publicly. >> i think there was a lot of bias that did effect the investigation that was to me almost impossible to explain using any standard that i grew up with as a prosecutor. >> reporter: now in addition to that the inspector general says there is no bias that impacted the final decisions that were made not to charge hillary clinton with the crime and not to prosecute her. they did raise concerns about the political bias of people within the investigation even if it did not ultimately impact the outcome of the investigation. in particular, they singled out peter strzok. a top fbi official who was involved in the clinton e-mail investigation and also involved with the russia investigation.
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strzok had traded texts with lisa page, a former fbi lawyer, with whom he was having an affair. they traded thousands of text messages and including critical of president trump. they wanted to quote stop trump from becoming president. the ig himself will be back on capitol hill to answer questions in a matter of hours. dave and christine. >> manu, thank you. president trump ordering the pentagon to create a new space force. he wants it to be a sixth branch of the military. >> when it comes to defending america, it is not enough to merely have an american presence in space. we must have american dominance in space. >> the pentagon says it will begin working on the president's request and seeking input from multiple stake holders. keep in mind, it takes the
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congress to establish the new branch. the concept of the space force, while drawing some support on capitol hill is met with skepticism. >> great strides have been made in international diplomacy to avoid the militarization of space. some and rhode islan angry -- s with the choice of words. >> we will have the air force and we are going to have the space force. separate, but equal. >> separate, but equal was a legal precedent to justify racially segregated facilities. the supreme court side stepping two major cases that partisaned gerrymandering. it means they will remain in place for the midterm elections. the ruling in the wisconsin case
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is a blow to democrats who argued the republican drawn maps prevented fair and effective representation. the second case in maryland where republicans challenged a map drawn by democrats. the lower courts did not act improperly. okay. ahead, disaster declarations in two michigan counties ravaged by floods that left sinkholes and widespread damage. look at these pictures. more next. you won't see these folks at the post office
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bond. michigan governor issuing a do disaster declaration after some areas being hit with 6 to 8 inches of rain. creating dozens of sinkholes and leaving water lines and sewer holes exposed. one death is attributed to a pickup truck found in a ditch. severe thunderstorms, damaging winds and large hail caused mudslides and flooding. a walmart shopper charged with fiake returns at 1,000 stores. thomas frudikrer raised concerns after trying to return a computer in arizona. he appeared to have taken parts out of the machine before returning. bond was set at $40,000.
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$1.3 million of returns at 1,000 stores. that's a lot of work. >> i was going to say, it is almost a part-time job. if you are good with computers, you can make real money. >> channel that ambition into something else. ahead, separating kids from parents at the border. a deter erent or not? >> why would i create a policy that does that? >> are you trying to deter people from bringing children or minors? >> yes, hopefully people will get the message. >> one administration. two very different pages. struggling to contain the fallout over the zero tolerance policy. you have medicare parts a and b and want more coverage, guess what? you could apply for a medicare supplement insurance plan whenever you want. no enrollment window. no waiting to apply. that means now may be a great time to shop for an aarp medicare supplement insurance plan, insured by unitedhealthcare insurance company.
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are you intending to send a message? >> i find that offensive. >> we're doing the right thing. we're taking care of the children. >> letting children and parents come across the border illegally is not a policy. >> trying to quiet the outcry of children crossing the border. if $50 billion was not enough, how about tariffs on $200 billion with goods from china. president's team not backing down on the escalating trade dispute. and breaking overnight. kim jong-un with another round of diplomacy in china. what is on president xi's agenda after the singapore summit? this is the third meeting between the two in less and three months. i'm dave briggs.
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>> i'm christine romans. the president has some explaining to do when he meets with republican lawmakers on capitol hill today to talk about immigration. his zero tolerance policy at the border separated at least 2,000 children from their parents. the white house desperately trying to contain the fallout. white house press secretary sarah sanders delaying the briefing for four hours so secretary kirstjen nielsen could fly in from new orleans to face reporters. >> once she arrived, nielsen claiming there is little the president can do about the situation at the border. she insisted only congress can stop the breakup of migrant families. >> rather than fixing the law, congress is asking those of us to enforce the law to turn our backs on the law and not enforce the law. that's not an answer. the answer is fix the laws. >> are you intending for this to play out? are you intending parents to be separated from children?
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>> i find that offensive. no. why would i create a policy that purposely does that? >> perhaps a deterrent? >> nielsen claims it is not a deterrent because just last year, her chief, john kelly, now chief of staff, told cnn that was precisely the plan. >> if you get some young kids coming in and sneak into the united states with their parents, our department of homeland security personnel will separate children from moms and dad. >> yes, i am considering in order to deter more movement along the dangerous network. i am considering exactly that. >> now despite secretary nielsen's denial, jeff sessions says deterrent is a central component of the practice. >> are you trying to deter people from bringing children or minors across the dangerous journey?
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is that part of the separation? >> yes. i hopefully believe people will get the message and come through the border at the point of entry. and not break across the border unlawfully. >> and the zero tolerance border policy is not trying to deter from entering illegally, but homeland security officials says it was confident it would. >> the president is determined to stand his ground. he and his allies spent most of monday defending the zero tolerance policy. >> the united states will not be a migrant camp and it will not be a refugee holding facility. won't be. >> we have a crisis at the border. these are difficult choices. we don't like the binary choice. we want congress to hel us fix the problem. >> since more illegal immigrants are rushing the border, more kids are separated from parents and temporarily housed in what
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is essentially summer camps. >> republican lawmakers are speaking out against the policy. arizona senator john mccain tweeting the current family separation policy is an affront to the american people and contrary to the values and principles of the country. and senator ted cruz says kids should not be victims of the broken immigration system. >> all of us who are seeing these images of children pulled away from moms and dads in tears, we're horrified. >> and speaking out against the practice, every living first lady. michelle obama and laura bush and hillary clinton and mrs. carter. joining melania trump.
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obama added sometimes truth transcends party. the washington post presents deep disagreement in the merit and morality of the zero tolerance policy. images of caged children and children pulled from the arms of their parents makes it hard to get behind the policy. we have nick valencia with more from brownsville, texas. >> reporter: dave and christine, we are learning children under the age of 10 years old are separated from families. we tried to gain access into the facility, but denied entry. we heard this is happening at processing centers. we are getting audio which purports to show ten central american children separated from the families in the field by border patrol. we have to warn you some viewers may find the audio disturbing.
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[ child crying ] >> reporter: critics to the zero tolerance policy are calling it unamerican. one texas congress member said the president is turning the american dream into the american nightmare. dave and christine. >> nick, thank you for that. that audio hard to listen to. microsoft urging the trump administration to change the policy. will other companies do the same? microsoft speaking out after its working relationship with i.c.e. revealed.
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i.c.e. uses microsoft software with facial recognition. i.c.e. is not a new client, but a blog post of the relationship surfaced on monday. sweeping microsoft into the firestorm into the trump administration immigration policy. microsoft denounced that policy. calling on past legislation and ensuring children are not separated from the families. the rise of conscience capitalism. putting their support behind social issues like gay marriage and gun control and immigration. this would be a front in the corporate activism. the white house is threatening tariffs on $200 billion in chinese goods. this follows the $50 billion it announced last week. punishment for china stealing u.s. tech and trade secrets. beijing outlining tariffs on exports. the president promises to impose the additional tariffs if they
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follow through. writing that further action must be taken to encourage china to chain the unfair practices. china once again promised to strike back accusing the u.s. of pressure and extortionist behavior. the tariffs are shaking global markets. asian stocks at a four-month low. dow is down 400 points. breaking news. kim jong-un going to china today and tomorrow. he is expected to brief xi jinping about his summit with president trump last week. let's go live to matt rivers. remarkab remarkable diplomacy. what do we know? >> reporter: we don't know a lot yet which is standard for when north korean leaders visit china. we are not usually told the leader was here in beijing until after he left. that is what happened the first time when kim jog-un came here in march. we got a quick readout from state media only confirming that
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kim jong-un would be here today and tomorrow before heading back to pyongyang. no official readout. we have not seen a picture of the north korean leader. you can expect the two men to talk about the summit with donald trump and kim jong-un. what was said? was there a discussion of the denuclearization? you can bet chinese will push their interests which sometimes don't line up with america's interests. that is what is going on to continue diplomacy from the north korean leader. it was less than three months ago that kim jong-un had never left north korea as a foreign leader. this is the third time he will be here since then. >> certainly the president of the united states saying he would end quote/unquote war games. it is also a win for china which is ramping up the military presence in the region. we would like to see the united states dial down.
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senator, as i said to you last month and before, i do not believe robert mueller is on a witch hunt. >> fbi director chris wray standing by the probe. wray telling the congressional hearing the fbi is determined not to repeat mistakes revealed on the watch dog report on the handling of the hillary clinton e-mail investigation. he tried to distance himself from the predecessor james comey. >> i don't know i can speculate what i would have done at the time. what i can tell you is i cannot
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imagine the situation in which i would unilateral assume for myself as the fbi director a charging decision and then announce it in a news conference. >> wray went on to say changes are under way at the fbi. including how it handles sensitive investigations. comey remains a focus of lawmakers on both sides of the aisle. manu raju has more from capitol hill. >> reporter: good morning, dave and christine. fbi under criticism from senators from both parties in the aftermath of the infantspec general report. and significant misstep that occurred along the way. most notably james comey and then the fbi director, singled out by criticism of the inspector general and by members of both sides of the aisle because of the way he publicly announced the findings of the investigation back in 2016. the hearing yesterday, republicans and democrats,
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raised concerns about comey's conduct. >> both investigations were ongoing during the presidential election, but only the clinton investigation was discussed publicly. >> i think there was a lot of bias that did effect the investigation that is to me almost impossible to explain using any standard that i grew up with as a prosecutor. >> reporter: in addition to that, the inspector general said there is no bias that ultimately impacted the final decisions made not to charge hillary clinton with the crime and not to prosecute her. they did raise concerns about the political bias of people within the investigation even if it did not ultimately impact the outcome of the investigation. in particular, they spinniingle peter strzok. a top official involved in the e-mail investigation and russia investigation. strzok traded texts with lisa
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page, a former fbi lawyer with whom he was having an affair. they traded thousands of text messages and critical of president trump saying in strzok's words they wanted to stop trump from becoming president. the inn expect or general -- the inspector general will be back on the hill answering questions from house members. dave and christine. thank you. the president ordering the pentagon to create a new space force. he wants it to be a sixth branch of the military. >> when it comes to defending america, it is not enough to merely have an american presence in space. we must have american dominance in space. >> the pentagon says it will begin working on the president's request and seeking input from multiple stake holders. >> but it takes an act of congress to establish the new branch of the military. to avoid the militarization of
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space and also the u.s. already has a space force of sorts in the form of u.s. air force space command. the supreme court side stepping two cases that challenge partisan gerrymandering. the justices dodging the question if the voting maps in wisconsin and maryland are legal. it means they will remain in place for the midterms elections. the ruling in the wisconsin case is a blow to democrats who argued the republican drawn maps prevented fair representation. the second case in maryland where the map was drawn by democrats. the justices said the lower court did not act improperly. when calling 911, minutes can make a difference between life and death. so apple wants to help first responders find you faster. cnn money is next. you won't see these folks at the post office
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parents at the border. experts say there is an easy fix to the problem. midterms. >> some are comparing it to sophie's choice. the nazis made meryl streep give up one of her kids. thank you. >> not everyone in the administration blames the policy old democrats. some say -- policy on the democrats. some say the policy doesn't exist like kirstjen nielsen. she tweeted yesterday we do not have a policy of separating families at the border. period. then why are you locking up kids in an abandoned walmart? exclamation point, colon, with your head up it? >> wow. struggling to get their message together. the florida mother arrested after leaving her 3-year-old daughter in a hot car overnight.
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33-year-old casey keller charged with negligent. she took her kids with her to the liquor store in sanford, florida, saturday night. when she returned home, she forgot or decided not to take her child out the car. deputies discovered the 3-year-old overheated and in and out of consciousness and rushed her to the hospital sunday morning. the high temperature in sanford was 92 degrees. the mother was released after posting a $15,000 bond. michigan governor issuing a disaster declaration in two counties after floods in the u.p. some areas were hit with 6 to 8 inches of rain. the heavy downpours creating sinkholes and washouts and leaving sewer lines exposed. in wisconsin, one death contributed to the extreme weather after the pickup truck found in a ditch. governor scott walker declaring a state of emergency in five counties. severe thunderstorms and large
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hail causing downed trees and power lines and mudslides and flash flooding. concerns of flooding for the next few days in texas as tropical rain moves into the region. ivan cabrera is here with the forecast. >> dave and christine, good morning. heavy rain in texas will continue for the next couple days. we have a disturbance in the gulf. the national hurricane center had been looking for that tropical development. that won't happen. the heavy rain will and it continues here for the next few days. several inches of additional accumulation. it has been raining there the last couple days. one of the computer models indicating 6 inches of rainfall which will likely cause flooding. severe weather potential from nebraska and kansas. a frontal boundary extending out of it and across the appalachians and mid-atlantic. some isolated tornadoes as well. cooling off. we like the relief across portions of the neat. some -- of the northeast. some areas in the upper 80s.
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in chicago and detroit, the front moved through there. we expect heat and humidity later this afternoon to be in the low 100s this afternoon. thank you. that is the weather. here is your money tuesday morning. big selloff in stocks around the world as the u.s. and china inch closer to all-out trade war. dow futures down 400 points. could be an ugly opening bell. donald trump threatening tariffs on $200 billion on chinese goods. we told you about the $50 billion announced last week. beijing promised to retaliate. no question. outlining the tariffs on u.s. exports. the president promises to impose new tariffs if beijing follows through with retaliation. trade fears sent wall street
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lower. nearly wiping out all of gains for the year. the biggest losers are u.s. companies doing business in china. amazon shareholders are concerned about government surveillan surveillance. they are asking jeff bezos to stop it. to stop selling facial recognition to the police. this important it could violate civil rights. they are joining groups like the aclu to stop from selling the technology. customers include law enforcement in florida and orego oregon. when you call 911, minutes count. apple will introduce a feature to help 911 operators to locate cell phone users. majority of calls are made on cell phones. apple's software will send responders precise location information. apple will push this update out
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later this year. >> tremendous fix. >> it is an interesting privacy and technology thing. we don't want law enforcement to spy on you. "early start" continues at the border with separation of children. intending to send a message? >> i find that offensive. >> we're doing the right thing. we're taking care of the children. >> letting children and parents come across the border illegally is not a policy. >> the white house defiant and struggling to quiet the outcry of children separated from parents at the border. if $50 billion was not enough, how about tariffs on $200 billion with goods from china. the escalating trade dispute sending dow futures down 400
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points. and breaking overnight. what is on president xi's agenda after the singapore summit? that is now three visits in three months between these two. good morning. welcome to "early start." i'm dave briggs. >> i'm christine romans. it is tuesday. june 19th. 5:00 in the east. get up. get your morning started. president trump meets with lawmakers on capitol hill today to talk about the immigration issue. zero tolerance policy at the border separated thousands of children from parents. just about 2,000 in last six weeks. press secretary sarah sanders delaying the monday briefing for four hours so homeland secretary kirstjen nielsen could face reporters. >> once she arrived, nielsen claiming there is little the president can do about the situation at the border. she insisted only congress can

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