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time to start listening to audible. the most inspiring minds, the most compelling stories, the best place to listen. to start your free 30-day trial, text listen5 to 500500 today. ♪ . 16 states sue to stop the president's national emergency declaration. anger at the move on display from coast to coast. >> the actual legislation we know there's going to be compromises. i am not for free four year college for all, no. >> plus senator amy klobuchar willing to say no. it may anger progressives but can it wip over centrist democrats? screen time for infants has
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more than doubled, but what device they're watching may surprise crow. and just a year after watching off the job west virginia teachers may hit the picket lines again. why the union says it had no other choice. >> great to see you again today. it's tuesday, february 19th. it is 4:00 a.m. in the east. let's get started. we begin with the escalating challenges to president trump's national emergency declaration. p protesters to took to the streets rallying against the defense to build his border wall. and last night 16 states entered the lawsuit to sue the emergency declaration. >> the states argue the president is using the pretext of a manufactured crisis. >> well, it's pretty clear that the president is trying to usurp congress' authority. the president does not have the power of the purse. the president can't decide to shuffle money around once congress has allocated it.
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that's only for congress to do. otherwise presidents would have done the same thing. simply because donald trump fabricated a kris and called it a national emergency doesn't mean he can violate the separation of powers of the constitution. >> the suit specifically addresses this remark by the president on friday where he all but admited the situation at the border is not exactly an emergency. >> on the wall they skimped, so they did -- i was successful in that sense, but i wanted to do it faster. i could do the wall over a longer period of time. i didn't need to do this, but i'd rather do it much faster. >> this is the latest in a wave of expected litigation, though fighting it ipcourt will likely be difficult and time consuming, the president has brought discretion over what constitutes a national emergency. >> challenges from capitol hill are resolution of disapproval to
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block the declaration is expected in the house and could even pass the senate. if it passes the president is expected to veto it. there's no word from the pentagon what military resources will be diverted to build the president's wall. >> senator amy klobuchar is making her pitch. the minnesota senator appeared in a live cnn town hall in new hampshire last night on topics for medicare for all to a green new deal, to free college. she separated herself from her party's progressives offering no sugarcoated promises. instead she struck a practical tone. >> what's your resignation about supporting medicare for all? >> i think it's something we can look forward to for the future, but i want to get action now. and i think the best way we do is something we actually wanted to do back when we were looking at the affordable care act and we were stopped was trying to get a public option in there. >> when you were asked about the green new deal, you were quoted as saying it's an aspiration.
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>> the actual legislation you do, we know there's going to be compromises. it's not going to be exactly like that. >> would you be willing to support free college for all? >> my idea would be to make it easier to refinance, to start with your two year degrees, the community colleges being free. i am not for free four-year college for all, no. if i was a magic genie and could give that to everyone and we could afford it, i would. >> senator klobuchar was also asked to respond to allegations she mistreats here staff. >> am i tough a boss sometimes, yes. have i pushed people too hard, yes. but i have kept expectations for myself that are very high. i've asked my staff to meet those same expectations. and that the big point for me is i want the country to meet high expectations. >> another democratic contender is set to release a sweeping universal child care plan today.
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senator elizabeth warren says her idea guarantees child care from birth from the time a child enters school. >> the cost of child care are just crushing families. families are just buckling under the weight of it. it holds people back. they decide they can't work because they're worried about the cost of child care. >> so a big question, of course, is how she plans to pay for it, from the wealth tax she rolled last month. >> it calls for a network of public and family run centers. care would be free for families below 200% of the poverty level. those earning more would pay a subsidized fee based on their income. and all signs point to a big announcement today from that guy bernie sanders. they had a revealing interview this morning. and deputy attorney general rod rosenstein is set to leave
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in mid-march. the senate confirmed bill barr as attorney general. the justice official who confirmed the more precise timing disputed the idea it has nothing to do with the latest revelations from andrew mccabe. the former fbi director suggested the he proposed wearing a wire to record donald trump and ousting the president using the 25th amendment. >> yesterday the president tweeted they were quote, planning an illegal act. the chair says his panel will investigate the comments. >> long time trump confidant roger stone apologized to the judge overseeing his case over a controversial instagram post. a post showed the judge amy jackson next to cross hairs mimicking the scope of the
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rifle. the same post was posted without that symbol and that was delete said as well. stone said a volunteer who works on the social media made the initial post. he actually claimed the symbol was not at cross hairs at one point. the post will not likely sit well who imposed a gag order. more tariff could be coming. back in 2018 president trump requested an investigation into whether imported cars are a national security threat to the united states. the president received the sienldings on his section 332 investigation sunday. now he has 90 days to decide whether to act upon the recommendations. german chancellor angela merkel sharply called out the trump administration over its claim that german cars, some of which are made in the united states pose a security threat.
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>> we're proud of our cars. they are built in the united states of america. so when these cars because they're built in south carolina are not becoming less threatening rather than the one that are built in bullvaria, supposed to be a national security threat of america it's a bit of a shock to us. >> applause from the crowd. stonefaced ivanka trump there, advisor to the president. the national auto dealers association said tariffs would add more than $2,000. and a 20% tariff which is what the president is considering would cost more 366,000 jobs in the auto and related industries. some congratulations are in order for vice president mike pence. his 24-year-old daughter audrie pence is engaged to her college sweetheart. she broke the news with this
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instagram post that reads, quote, of course i said yes and then we got caught in a rainstorm. very sweet post. audrie is a first year law student at yale. crews rushed to rescue 16 people trapped on a gondola ride. officials say the attraction bay side sky ride stopped running over mission bay after a gust of wind tripped a circuit breaker. those stories always give me -- >> very cold temperatures there, too, so it must have been a very uncomfortable couple of hours for those folks. two brothers speak out after being cleared in the alleged jussie smollett attack. when will the actor speak to police again? we break down the latest next. ? woahhh!
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chicago police say two brothers who were arrested in
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connection to an alleged attack on "empire" star jussie smollett are no longer suspects. they were arrested on friday of new evidence emerged. in a joint statement the brothers said, quote, we are not racist, we are not homophobic and we are not anti-trump. we were born and raised in chicago and are american citizens. >> jussie smollett claims he was attacked last month by two men yelling racial and homophobic slurs. he said this to abc news. >> who the [ bleep ] makes something like this up or adds something to it or whatever it may be. i can't -- i can't even -- i'm an advocate. >> since that interview he has largely gone silent. sources say. screen time for kids under 2 is soaring according to a new study. daily screen time for children
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under the age of 2 more than doubled from one hour to 19 minutes to three hours and three minutes. surprisingly most of it was spent in front of a tv despite all those other devices being available. screen time for kids 3 to 5 didn't change significantly. >> the american academy of pediatrics recommends zero screen time between 0 and 18 months. and limiting kids to just one hour a day of high quality programming. that's not just throwing your phone over. excessive screen time early in life is associated with cognitive, social and emotional delays. some doctors say not all screens are created equal and electronic readers and learning devices should not be in the same category as other screens. public schools across west virginia are closed today. teachers and schoolworkers will walk off the job just one year after their last strike. union officials say they had no
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other choice. the strike is prompted from an educational bill that pumps money from other bills. it lasted nine school days last year and resulted in almost daily rallies at the state capitol in charleston and also sparked teacher strikes and walk outs nationwide. oakland teachers are set to strike this thursday. caught on video police rescuing two young children from a suspected carjacker. >> put your hands out. hands up. hands up. >> get out of the car. >> officers pulling the suspect from the stolen car. authorities say he took the vehicle with two children inside while their mother was in the store. the kids were not hurt and returned to the mom. it's not clear why she left them in the car alone. a texas teacher getting creative with a student who was being teased.
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shannon grim taking action when she noticed that 5-year-old priscilla began wearing a hat to class to cover her short hair. >> right here and then my mom cut it. >> ability that time that friend started to call her a boy. >> so she decided to cut her own hair, waist length hair in favor of the pixy cut just like priscillas. >> i'm going to do other things for my friends in my classroom other than just teach them. i'm going to show them the support and love they need in order to learn. >> she even bought matching hair bows for her and priscilla to wear. the schoolgirl presented her with a medal. in his usual spot between the benches at last night's game between columbus and tampa bay
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preparing for in the glass segment when a puck whizzed by, missed his face by just inches. fortunately no damage done to mcgwire. the camera, though, is not so fortunate. the sailor in this iconic beach photo has died. he was kizing the woman on times square, the famous photo dubbed the kiss came to symbolize the end of world war ii. his daughter says the picture makes her think how happy her father was the war was over. and he was 95 when he passed away sunday in rhode island. part of him will live on forever captured at age 22 in times square. >> an iconic image created so many times. the battle for the future of venezuela is escalating after president trump warns against socialism in caracas and elsewhere. and this is charlie still not coughing while trying his hardest not to wake zeus.
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embolden that of juan guaido, the self-declared interim leader of venezuela. speaking in florida president trump in many ways was giving a message to the armed forces still blocking the aid and still standing at the side of nicolas maduro and blocking that aid from getting into venezuela. he told the armed forces if you stand next to nicolas maduro you will lose everything. take a listen. >> you cannot hide from the choice that now confronts you. you can choose to accept the generous offer of amnesty or choose the second path, continuing to support muaduro. if you choose this path, you will find no safe harbor, no easy exit and no way out. >> reporter: well, venezuelans
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on both sides of the border will no doubt be hanging onto every word of president trump's speech. especially when he said yet again nothing is off the table. he also said there'll be no going back and to many people that means the united states is in for the long haul standing next to venezuela. we have also heard from nicolas maduro in a very fiery speech today when he said he's not intimidated by the comments made by president trump. and he said they are ready for whatever comes at us, with the force of the venezuelan armed forces. christine, boris? >> isa, thank you for that. there's a crisis deepening in haiti. the identities of those americans in custody were not immediately available, but according to the chief of haiti's national police they were in possession of automatic weapons, pistol, satellite phones and drones. haiti's capital has been rocked
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by deadly protests with demonstrators demanding haiti's president resign in the face of soaring inflation and corruption allegations. 16 states sued to stop the president's national emergency declaration. can they sway the courts? the president has overstepped his powers? ♪
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16 states sues to stop the president's national emergency declaration. from coast to coast president's day protests against trump's border move. >> the actual legislation we know there's going to be compromises. i am not for free four year college for all, no. >> senator amy klobuchar is willing to say no. it may anger progressives but can it win over centrist democrats? and screen time for infants has more than doubled, but what device they're watching may surprise you. and just a year after walking off the job virginia teachers will hit the picket
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lines again. why the union said it had no other choice. welcome back to "early start," everyone. >> a pleasure to bewith you as always. we're about 30 minutes past the hour and we begin with the escalating challenges to president trump's national emergency declaration. protesters took to the streets coast to coast monday rallying against the plan to use billions from federal programs mostly from the department of defense to build his border wall. and last night 16 states filed a lawsuit seeking to block the legislation. >> the states argue the president is using the pretext of a manufactured crisis. >> well, it's pretty clear that the president is trying to usurp congress' authority. the president does not have the power of the purse. the president can't decide to shuffle money around once congress has allocated it. that's only for congress to do. otherwise presidents for the last 240 years would have been doing the same thing when they
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don't like where congress puts the money. simply because donald trump fabricated a crisis and call td a national emergency doesn't mean he can violate the separation of powers and the constitution. >> the suit specifically addresses this remark by the president on friday where he all but admitted the situation at the border is not exactly an emergency. >> on the wall they skimped, so i did -- i was successful in that sense, but i want to do it faster. i can do the wall over a longer period of time. i didn't need to do this, but i'd rather do it much faster. >> this is the latest in a wave of expected litigation. though fighting it in court will likely be difficult and time consuming, the president has broad discretion over what constitutes a national emergency. >> challenges are also expected on capitol hill on resolution of disapproval to block the emergency declaration is expected in the house and could even pass the senate. if the resolution passes the president is expected to veto
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it, though. there's also no word from the pentagon on what military resources will be diverted to ultimately build the wall. making her pitch as a pragmatist, the minnesota senator appeared in a live cnn town hall in new hampshire last night on topics from medicare for all to a green new deal to free college, klobuchar separated herself from the party's progressives offering no sugarcoated promises. instead she struck a practical tone. >> what's your resignation about supporting medicare for all? >> well, i think it's something we can look to for the future, but i want to get action now. and i think the best way we do that is something that we actually wanted to do back when we were looking at the affordable care act and we were stopped was trying to get a public option in there. >> when you were asked about the green new deal, you were quoted as saying it is an aspiration. >> the actual legislation you do, we know there's going to be compromises. it's not going to be exactly like that. >> would you be willing to stand
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with my generation and end the student debt crisis by supporting free college for all? >> my idea is to make it easier to refinance, start with your two year degrees, the community colleges being free. i am not for free four-year college for all, no. if i was a magic genie and could give that to everyone and we could afford it, i would. >> senator klobuchar was also asked to respond to allegations that she mistreats her staff. >> am i a tough boss sometimes, yes. have i pushed people too hard, yes. but i have kept expectations for myself that are very high. i've asked my staff to meet those same expectations, and the big point for me is i want the country to meet high expectations because we don't have that now. >> i don't know if i've ever heard a male candidate ever asked how he treats his staff. that's a first and something to noodle over. another democratic contender set to release a sweeping plan
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today. elizabeth warren says her bill guarantees child care from birth to the time a child enters school. >> families are buckling under it weight and it holds people back. they decide they can't work because they're worried about the cost of child care. >> how would you pay for it? well, from the wealth tax she rolled out last month targeting americans whose net worth exceeds $50 million. >> care could be free families with incomes below 200% of the poverty level. that's about $51,000 for a family of four. those would be paying a fee based on subsidized income. cbs says it has a revealing interview with the vermont senator early this morning. deputy general rod rosenstein set to leave the justice department mid-march. we previously reported rosenstein planned to step down
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after the senate confirmed bill barr as attorney general. a justice official confirmed more precise timing but says it has nothing to do with the latest revelations from andrew mccabe. >> claimed that rosenstein suggested wearing a wire to secretly record president trump and talked about laying out a strategy to oust the president under the 25th amendment. you can imagine the president had some strong feelings about that. he tweeted about mccabe and rosenstein saying they were planning a quote illegal act in a treasonous insurance policy. lindsey graham said his panel will investigate some of those comments made by mccabe related to the 25th amendment. >> director of national intelligence dan coats could be the next top administration official to leave. long time trump ally chris ruddy, of the conservative news site news max, said he spoke to the president personally last weekend at mar-a-lago. >> i think you have a classic example here where director coats is trying to make policy
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and not inform policy. i'm hearing from sources around the white house there's just general disappointment of the president with director coats. there's a feeling that maybe there needs to be a change of leadership in that position. >> at a hearing last month director coats contradicted president trump on u.s. intelligence involving north korea, isis and more. a white house source tells cnn the president views former michigan candidate john james as a leading contender for the job of ambassador to the united states. the gop iraq war vet lost to the senator in november. the source says the president sees james as a rising star and asked trusted advisers what they thought about james at mar-a-lago over the weekend. states department heather nauert withdrew from the u.n. job over a tax issue over a nanny that was not lowed to work in the united states. back in may last year president trump requested a
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section 232 investigation into whether imported cars are a national security threat to the u.s. the president received the findings on that section 232 sunday night, and now he has 90 days to decide whether to act upon the recommendations. although we don't know what the recommendations are. still shrouded in secrecy. this is something that's drawing the ire of many of our closest allies and the auto industry this weekend. the german chancellor angela merkel called out the trump administration over its claim that german cars somehow pose a security threat. >> we're proud of our cars. they are built in the united states of america. so when these cars because they're built in south carolina are now becoming less threatening rather than the ones built in bullvaria supposed to be a threat to the national security of america, it's a bit of a shock to us. >> you can see the wild applause in the audience in support of
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angela merkel and you can see the sort of stonefaced reaction of the president's advisor ivanka trump. the auto industry warns the national imposed tariffs on cars would cost consumers. tariffs would add more than $2,000 to the cost of u.s. built cars and add $6,000 to the cost of imported cars and trucks. and reports showed a 25% tariff would cost more than 366,000 jobs in the u.s. in auto and related industries. new overnight, crews working coo rescue 16 people trapped on a gondola ride in sea world. emergency officials say an infant was among those onboard along with a partially paralyzed passenger. the officials say the attraction bay side sky ride stopped running over mission bay after a big gust of wind tripped a circuit breaker. okay, yeah i would not want
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chicago police say two brothers who were arrested in connection with that alleged attack on "empire" star jussie smollett, they are no longer suspects. able and ola were released friday after new evidence emerged. in a joint statement to wbbm the brothers said this, we are not racist, we are not homophobic, and we are not anti-trump. we were born and raised in chicago and are american citizens. >> jussie smollett claimed he was attacked last month by two men yelling racial and homophobic slurs. he said this to abc news. >> who the [ bleep ] would make something leak this up or add something to it or whatever it
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may be? i can't -- i can't even -- i'm an advocate. >> despite that impassioned statement sources say police believe the actor paid the brothers to orchestrate an assault. smollett denies playing any role. police do want to re-question him. screen time for children under 2 years old is soaring according to a new study. between 1997 and 2017 daily screen time more than doubled. surprisingly most of it was spent in front of a tv despite more devices being available. now, screen time for kids 3 to 5 did not change significantly. >> the american academy of pediatrics has recommended no screen time for children under 18 months and limiting kids between 2 and 5 years old to one hour a day of high quality programming. i think "early start" counts. excessive screen time has been associated with cognitive, language and social and emotional delays because it
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limits the time kids interact with their parents. public schools across west virginia are closed today. teachers and schoolworkers will walk off the job just one year after their last strike. union officials say they had no other choice. diverts money from public schools and invests in private school vouchers in the state's first charter schools. last year's stoppage resulted in almost daily rallies at the state capitol in charleston. it also sparked teacher strike work outs nationwide. oakland teachers are set to strike thursday. the faa has an investigation into the way southwest airlines tracks their weight of checked bags. wall street journal reports airline employees made significant and systemic mistakes that caused milets to compute the wrong take off for
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planes. errors meant that planes were sometimes 1,000 pounds heavier than they were expected to be. none of the things you want to hear when you're taking off. southwest says it has an ongoing efforts to track data and eliminate any operational risks. >> iowa's governor will not repeal a ruling that would ban most abortions once a fetal heartbeat is detected. that's as early as six weeks, often before women even know they're pregnant at that point. last month a state judge declared the ban unconstitutional before it ever took effect. she said at last year's iowa's supreme court decision there's a fundamental right to an abortion under the state constitution. caught on some action packedicide video police in tulsa, oklahoma, rescue two young children from a suspected carjacker. watch this. >> put your hands up. hands up.
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>> hands up. >> get out of the car. >> this police video from last month shows officers pulling a suspect from a stolen car. authorities say he took the vehicle with two kids inside while their mom was in a store. fortunately the kids weren't hurt and they were returned to their mother though it's still not clear why she left them in the car alone. a police chief says he lied in a search warrant before a drug raid that left two people dead and five officers injured. they obtained search wrnlts using an unnamed conference informant to confirm drugs were being sold. those informants later told authorities they did work for the officer but not at the address that the warrant took place. a grand jury has been convened in cook county, illinois, to look at the new allegations against singer r. kelly. that's according to two sources close to the case. cnn has viewed a videotape
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that's been turned over to the state's attorneys office and appears to show kelly engaging in sex acts with an underagied girl who refers to her own body parts as 14 years old. prosecutors will not confirm the grand jury proceedings. an attorney for r. kelly tells cnn if there is a grand jury, he hadn't been notified. all right, a texas teacher getting very creative with a student who was being teased. shannon grimm took action when she noticed 5-year-old priscilla perez began wearing a hat to class to cover her short hair. >> about that time friends started to call her a boy. >> so mrs. grimm decided to chop off her own waist length hair in favor of that pixy cut just like priscilla's. >> i am going to do other things for my friends in my classroom other than just teach them. i'm going to show them the love and support they need in order to learn. >> mrs. grimm even bought those
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fashionable matching their bows for her and priscilla to wear. take a look at this, the little girl presented the teacher with a medal for being her hero during a difficult time. >> teachers have the hardest job in the world. commentator mcguire. he was preparing for his in the glass segment when a puck whizzed by and missed his face by inches. the camera, not so fortunate. >> yikes. >> the sailor in this iconic vj day photo has passed away. george who's the exuberant young sailor kissing a woman in a new york times square, the famous photo dubbed the kiss came to symbolize the end of world war ii. his daughter says the picture makes her think of how happy her father was that the war was over. he was 95 when he passed away
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trump expressed strong support for venezuela's self-proclaimed president juan guaido and he urged that country's military leaders to do the same. president trump's remarks drawing sharp criticism from maduro who's blocking humanitarian aid from reaching his own citizens. more new from isassoaries reporting from caracas. >> reporter: president trump added yet more pressure on nicolas mudure on his men in a bid really to try to affixiate the regime and embolden that of juan guaido, the self-declared interim leader of venezuela. president trump was in many ways giving a message to the armed forces still standing on the side of nicolas maduro and blocking that aid from coming into venezuela. he's telling it armed forces if you stand next to nicolas maduro you will lose everything. take a listen. >> you cannot hide from the choice that now confronts you. you can choose to accept
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president guaido's generous offer of amnesty or you can choose the second path, continuing to support maduro. if you choose this path, you will find no safe harbor, no easy exit and no way out. >> reporter: well, venezuelans on both sides of the border have no doubt been hanging onto every word of president trump's speech especially when he said yet again that nothing is off the table. well, he also said there'll be no going back. and to many people that will many the united states is in for the long haul standing next to ven swale a. we have also heard from nicolas maduro in a very fiery speech today in which he said he's not intimidated by the comments made by president trump, and he said they are ready for whatever comes at us with the force of the venezuelan armed forces.
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christine, boris? >> issa there. let's get a check on business news this morning. global markets, trade talks this week center stage. wall street reopens today. it was closed yesterday for the president's day holiday. so take a look at wall street futures. they're up just a little bit. i would call that undecisive actually. all eyes will be of course on wal-mart's earning report this morning. it's a barometer of consumer spending because it's just so big. and we're looking to see if there are any cracks in the paycheck to paycheck consumer. remember we saw retail sales down 1.2%. that was the biggest drop since 20 2009. will we see that decline elsewhere? that raised concerns about a strong u.s. economy and again consumers who are pulling back. the clock ticking between the march deadline between the u.s. and china. the white house said deputy level trade talks will begin today.
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high level talks will start thursday in washington. china's state run news agency confirmed the premier will travel to meet with steve m mnuchin. netflix has canceled the only two marvel television shows it has left affectively ending its relationship with the company. >> some people call me a hero. >> netflix said the upcoming thursday on jessica jones will be the show's last. the netflix also announced the punisher will not be returning for the third season. so will the super hero show end up on disney plus? the chairman of disney's direct consumer division called them high quality shows that could be possibly revived on disney plus. we'll be seeing a lot of changes with some media and concept companies trying to have their own streaming services and their own in-house content to rival
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netflix. >> speaking of high quality shows, "early start" continues right now. president's national emergency declaration from coast to coast president's day protests against this president's border move. the actual legislation you do, we know there's going to be compromises. i am not for free four-year college for all, no. >> amy klobuchar willing to say no, may anger progressives but can it win over centric democrats? plus screen time for infants has more than doubled but what device they're watching may surprise you. west virginia teachers hit the pickett lines again. why the union says it had no other choice. good morning, welcome to "early start," i'm christine romans. >> president's day's -- that was a tough one. >> i'm sorry, i put that in, i read it and i'm sorry. >> i'm boris sanchez in for dave briggs. it's tuesday, february 19

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