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thanks for staying with me. you are live in the "cnn newsroom." i'm anna cabrera. we begin this hour with controversy surrounding the man leading just about every 2020 democratic primary poll, former vice president and perspective presidential candidate joe biden. he says not once, never in all his years on the campaign trail did he ever believe that he acted inappropriately. that's in response to allegations from a former nevada state lawmaker. she says biden made her feel uneasy, gross, and confused before a campaign event in 2014. here's her description of what happened. >> very unexpectedly and out of nowhere i feel joe biden put his hands on my shoulders, get up very close to me from behind, lean in, smell my hair, and then plant a slow kiss on the top of
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my head. and that in and of itself might not sound like it's a very serious thing. that in and of itself might sound like it was innocent and well-intentioned. but in the context of it as a person that had absolutely no relationship with him afterwards, as a candidate who was preparing to make my case for why i should be elected the second in command of that state, to have the vice president of the united states do that to me so unexpectedly and just kind of out of nowhere, it was just shocking. >> biden's team first put out a statement on friday saying he had no inkling she had been uncomfortable. yesterday another response from team biden calling him a champion for women and then today a statement from biden himself that reads in part, quote, in my many years on the campaign trail and in public life, i have offered countless handshake, hugs, expressions of affection, support, and comfort. not once, never did i believe i acted inappropriately. if it is suggested i did so, i
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will listen respectfully, but it was never my intention. let's bring in our cnn political commentators former clinton white house press secretary joe lockhart and communications director for ted cruz alice stewart. the fact that biden and his team have put out three statements in three days, what does that tell you? >> it tells me they're taking it seriously and they should take it seriously. in dull disclosure, i have known vice president biden for 35 years. he's been in politics through probably three or four different cultural revolutions. >> and then you know that his previous president, presidential runs have also been impacted, shall we say, by other types of controversy. do you think that he's showing, given three statements in three days that he's ready to avoid those pitfalls of past campaigns? >> i think he's reacting to the environment that he's in now. i think this isn't a zero sum
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game. i know joe biden to be someone of very high moral character. and a very -- there's very few people in politics i've known who i admire more. the reason i say it's not a zero sum game is the issue that lucy flores is raising is important and how she feels about it is important, so we should give her her due. the comparisons i've heard today to people like al franken are just silly. with him there were eight credible allegations of sexual harassment. >> and she is not claiming sexual harassment. >> yeah. she's not claiming that at all. again, we have to think that -- we can't think about this as if she is -- feels uncomfortable that that makes joe biden a bad guy. and i think he addressed that in his statement today. i think it was effective in saying i do, i go and i hug and
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i kiss and that's the biden i've seen for four decades. but respecting her is what i think differentiates the democratic candidates from the current president who doesn't have the same respect for women. >> hold on. here's where i think there's some difficulty here. no one is disputing joe biden's character and rep taeutation he had. he's a man of great integrity. now the third statement saying this was never his intention to make her feel uncomfortable. lucy flores said it shouldn't be about what a person intended to do. it should be about how the recipients of this behavior, how they feel. women or men in some situations, how the women feel. that's where we are in the me too movement in that we need to hear these women. we need to listen to them, let their stories be told. for it to take three statements for i think the biden team to kind of get on the right page i think is a real challenge.
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and if the democratic party is going to be the party of zero tolerance for sexual harassment and sexual assault, this is the time where they need to step up and say look, we have laid the groundwork for we are the party that stands against sexual harassment and this type of behavior and now is the time in my view for them to do so. >> i hear what you're saying, but i wonder under trump if this kind of a moment has less an impact than what it maybe once had during other political campaigns. >> i don't think we can compare this to trump, because i think he's in a category all of his own. i think voters are going to decide what they care about. here's a big advantage biden has. people have known him, democratic activists. people are going to participate in the caucuses and primaries have known him for four decades. they're auble to put this into some project whereas a candidate just coming out for the first time, this could be much more damaging. but i agree with alice. the democratic party is making a
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distinction that the me too movement is real and that women should be heard and even if your intentions are above board that women have a right to be heard here. and that is an incredible contrast with president trump. there are 22 credible allegations of sexual assault. he bragged about it, bragged about sexually assaulting women with billy bush in the "access hollywood" tape. >> do you think they'll stay away from this? do you think the republicans will stay away from this. >> republicans will -- clearly i believe the president could and should stay away from this topic. from the political standpoint, you are right, democrats have supported joe biden on his policies. the problem they're facing now is the progressive wing of the democratic party are really calling the shots. they are tired of the party establishment. they want the young more ideological pure democrats like the aocs and certain the betos
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and the other progressive wing of the democratic party and they are really trying to put their flag in the ground on this and people like joe biden i think are going to face some backlash from people within their own party. >> let's listen to how people on the 2020 campaign trail, the democrats, are responding to this. watch. >> well, i think that's a decision for the vice president to make. i'm not sure that one incident alone disqualifies anybody, but her point is absolutely right. this is an issue not just the democrats and republicans, the entire country has got to take seriously. it is not acceptable that when a woman goes to work or is in any kind of environment that she feels anything less than comfortable and safe. this is an issue the entire country has got to work on. >> i have no reason not to believe her. i think we know from campaigns and from politics that people raise issues and they have to address them and that's what he will have to do with the voters
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if he gets into the race. >> well, again, i don't know aside from this one issue, i haven't -- even on this issue i don't know all the details, but i think that's why we had an election. that's the process. certainly it's very disconcerting and i think that, again, women have to be heard and we should start by believing them. >> i believe lucy flores and joe biden needs to give an answer. >> should he not run as a result? >> that's for joe biden to decide. >> i believe lucy flores. we need to live in a nation where people can hear her truth. >> joe, is this how you would advise people to respond? >> yeah, i think so. again, i think this is the distinction. democrats will win the next election because women vote in overwhelming numbers and that's how donald trump -- if this was all about what men thought, donald trump would win it in a landslide.
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>> take away also is that the me too move ment and sexual harassment, this is not a republican and democrat issue. this is a right and wrong issue and it's time for people to take the right step on this. joe biden, this isn't the only time the situation like this, this topic has come up. the way he handled the anita hill hearings was troublesome to many women, not allowing a full hearing to come out in support of her claim. it's not just one issue on this topic that is going to come out. >> he's been addressing that over and over again. >> but the one thing where i take issue with alice is i don't think it's decided what part of the democratic party is driving the ship right now. there are a number of progressives, but there is deep support in the middle for other candidates. i know that there's an obsession with some of the first time members of congress. but this is why we have elections and this is where we go through all of this and i think it's an open question. ultimately, joe biden i think
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can stand in front of voters and say here's my record, make a decision on me. that's why i think he was effective today in putting his statement out. and it will be up to the voters. the real -- but there's two important things. one is the right versus wrong. this is the right thing to do. i think the republican party is on the wrong side of history on this as this is something that gets dismissed because they have to defend their president. and this is a really important and i think powerful issue in 2020 as we go forward. >> do you think this is an issue, though, that will keep joe biden out of the race, the fact that this is coming up, anita hill is another issue? >> listen, the problem that anyone has who's been in public service for 40 years is they have a record. it will be up to him to put in context, you know, you say anita hill. i say he passed the violence against women act. it will up to the voters and up to him to make that case. he's got the alt bility to do t. should he choose to run, he will
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face these questions. but any of these candidates, any of the 15 or 20 of them -- >> maybe two dozen. >> they're going to have to face questions about the things they've done, the things they've said and their record or in some cases their lack of record. >> and your final thought, alice? >> the number 29 really jumps out there. he is at 29 in the polls compared to the rest of them. almost nine points ahead of sanders and the others. the fact that he is almost 10 points ahead of others, that right there i think would give him more of an incentive to get in from many of those that do support him. but these issues are going to continue to come out and will make it more difficult. but if he's ever going to get these issues out and deal with them and address them and put them in the rearview mirror, but poll numbers like that, it would be hard to say no. there's the long history of what he's done in the past that will certainly give him heartburn. >> part of the campaign speeches i'm sure. thank you so much, alice and joe. nice to see both of you. crisis at the border. customs and border protection officials say they are
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so many migrants are detained on the u.s. southern bo border that processing systems can't handle one more person. some are at double capacity, one more than triple capacity. thousands more people than these detention centers were designed to feed and shelter. to relieve the pressure, customs and border officials say they are releasing large groups, at least 2,000. president trump says it's mexico's fall that they are failing to plug holes in the border. to the president's pln an is to close the border which he says he may do this week. the acting white house steve of staff was on cnn.
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he says closing the border also makes good economic sense. >> but we're also concerned about the effect of the american economy and the nation as a whole from having more than 100,000 cross illegally this month. if we close the borders, why would we do that? because we need the people who are working at the legal ports of entry to go patrol, and i'm not making this up, where there's no wall. we were not lying to people when we said that this was an emergency. very few people believed us, especially folks in the media and the democrat party. >> cnn's boris sanchez is at the white house. the president will see for himself the border situation in california. he has said this weekend on twitter that u.s. immigration laws are, quote, weak and stupid. is he standing by his threat to close the border? >> reporter: at this point there's no indication from the white house that the president is reconsidering. this is a threat that president trump has made in the past. it appears that it is one that he intends to keep. as you heard there from the
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acting chief of staff mick mulvaney, there is a relief among some that it could have impacts the economy. the effects and pain that could be felt from closing the border on trade -- mulvaney wants to take customs and border patrol agents that are points of entry and pus tht them in areas where there is no wall. the president here feels that mexico has not done enough on this issue, so he's taking this drastic step as he simultaneously takes another one and that's cutting off aid to these northern triangle countries in honduras, el salvador and qualiguatemala. immigration continues to be a major issue, but the president clearly feels not enough has been done. as you noted, he heads to the border on thursday in california.
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we'll see if he follows through and winds up shutting down portions of the border with mexico. >> arrests happen on a steady decline since 2000, but in the first five month of this fiscal year there has been a huge spike in apprehensions compared to last year, an increase of more than 131,000. u.s. customs and border patrol says it has reached a breaking point. illegal crossings in february alone reached levels of more than 76,000. that's in just one month. the head of cvp said he's afraid more people are going to die if this influx continues at this level because the weather is now getting hotter and the conditions are getting more dire. border patrol agents take dozens of migrants to the hospital every day, either with medical conditions or those who are sick or injured from their journey. now live to the u.s. southern
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border where we have ed. the detention facilities there are over capacity. ed, i know you've been trying to track what's happening to the migrants where you are. first address the situation behind you, because previously that area was overflowing with some of these migrants. >> let me show you. this is the area if you've been paying any attention the last few days, this is the area underneath the bridge where hundreds of migrants had been kept and stored underneath the bridge as they were awaiting being processed by border patrol agents. that had been going on for the better part of last two weeks. this morning all of those migrants are no longer there. customs and border protection officials tell us that those migrants have been moved to other locations and other processing centers. it really speaks to the questions here that really a lot of the critics have of the trump transportation is to all of a sudden they say they couldn't handle these migrants and that's why they were being stored under the bridge, but now they're in other processing facilities.
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critics of the administration say they believe that the administration has the resources to process them even though cvp and the federal government is saying they're overwhelmed and they're at a breaking point. >> you've been covering this immigration closely for the past couple of years since you're stationed in texas, a border state. why is there a sudden spike now? >> reporter: first of all, it's hard to tell and explain why migrant patterns change, but i think over the course of the last year there have been a couple things at play. word is spreading through central america -- obviously the conditions in central america have worsened and deteriorated and this is according to dozens and dozens of interview i've done with migrants who are coming up. many of them are trying to escape and flee separate and dangerous situations, so that in large part is a driving force. there's also been a change in how migrants are traveling from central america to the u.s. southern border. there have been a number of
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caravans. we've actually heard people are now being driven on buses or cars coming up through mexico. that makes that journey a lot safer. this has been a very treacherous journey for migrants, life threatening in many cases. it seems like in the last year there has been a change where it's a safer journey. if you can get in a car or caravan, that makes it more likely you get to the u.s. southern border safely and that can be a driving and influencing force. >> ed in el paso, texas. georgia's governor is ready to sign the most restrictive abortion in the nation and now the plea is going viral. >> if you shirk the most basic duties you have to protect the fundamental rights of women today, then no doubt the women of this state will reclaim their rights after they have claimed
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your seats. >> she joins us live next. live in the "cnn newsroom." here now with this week's before the bell. >> hi, anna. the second quarter kicks off tomorrow after a very strong performance for the first three months of the year. the s&p 500 gained about 12%. the dow added about 10%. and the nasdaq jumped more than 15%. so can the upward momentum continue? it may depend on whether falling bond yields spook investors. a week ago the yield on the three month treasury rose above the ten year treasury for the first time since 2007. in econ that's called yooeield converting and in the past it signals recession but not right away. when it converts, the average time to the next recession is 27 months. investors will get a read on the u.s. economy on friday. that's when the march jobs report comes out.
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on friday georgia lawmakers approved house bill 481 for the living infants fairness and e s equality act. it would ban a borgs once a fetal heartbeat is detected which is typically about six weeks into pregnancy. a woman may not even know she is pregnant at that point. the bill has provoked a great deal of emotion. i want you to listen to the speech of democratic state senator. >> let me be clear the deepest darkest times of my life have been heard in the presence of and with my physician. you see, i've been pregnant ten times. i have seen what many of you in here have called a heartbeat ten times. but i have only given birth twice. no matter my faith, my beliefs, my losses, i have never, ever strayed from the basic principle that each woman, each woman must be able to make her decisions in
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consult tae consultation with her god and her family. it is not for the government or the men of this chamber to insert itself in the most personal private and wrenching decisions. what gives this body the right to substitute its choices for those of the women who will no doubt bear the scars, the consequences, and who will face death? and now likely prison? if you shirk the most basic duties you have to protect the fundamental rights of women today, then no doubt the women of this state will reclaim their rights after they have claimed your seats. >> state senator jen jordan is with us now. thank you, state senator, for being with us. your story is powerful. it is painful. why and when did you decide to share it? >> you know, it was a really difficult decision for me. partly because i am so private. but you know, this bill is more
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than just about abortion and pro life or pro choice. it really is about the most private decisions that women have to make every day. we don't like to talk about stuff like this. no one is sharing their stories of miscarriage or infertility, but that's really what we deal with as women every day. and so it was important for me to kind of go beyond just the regular abortion debate and really talk about the fundamental right that's at play here with respect to privacy and women. >> what was the reaction like in the chamber after your speech? did anyone who voted in favor of the heartbeat bill seek you out? >> you know, i did get some feedback from some fellow senators. i think it was a very private thing i did. and i think it really surprised a lot of people. but that was the point. the point was to really make people think about exactly what they were doing. this shouldn't just be about
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politics or, you know, this is my team or your team. really they needed to understand that the decision they were going to make with respect to voting for that bill was going to impact the lives of every woman that they know. whether they understood that or not. >> do you think you changed any minds? >> you know what? i don't think i changed any minds, but i'll tell you that maybe their heart started to think about it a little bit. in and hopefully next time they'll think a little bit harder and not just go with the party line vote. >> you talk about women's rights, but there were women who voted for this bill. why do you think they see it differently? >> i think it's one of those things where it has become such -- i don't know. in terms of pro choice and pro life, it really is everybody in their corners, but with a bill like this, when you're talking about banning abortion before women even know that they are
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pregnant and invading really the doctor/patient relationship, i think it goes beyond just the normal things we deal with in terms of i value life or i value choice. this really is about a woman's autonomy and freedom and this bill really relegated us to second class status in this state. >> the governor plans to sign and there are lawsuits waiting. do you see this taking effect? >> it doesn't really matter. the damage will be done. at the end of the day 50% of our counties don't have an ob/gyn. we're going to pass a law that's going to run obs out of this state. we've already gotten feedback from some of the medical schools that they'll have to end their
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residen residency programs because they can't train them what they're supposed to do in terms of the standard of care. that's just crazy. >> but that does sound crazy. you're right. why would they not be able to have the right training in the state of georgia because of this bill? >> because the whole idea is that when you are a physician, when you are an ob/gyn and even a family practice physician, one of the things that you have to learn how to do is termination at an early point in time. if the doctors consistency even learn the surgical procedures they're supposed to do with respect to the standard of care they have to provide patients, then they can't train here. they can't be licensed here. and this is going to be absolutely devastating to this state in terms of the health care provided to women and women are going to die. if you really value life, that's really what you need to be concerned about. >> georgia state senator jen jordan. thanks for coming on. we'll be right back. >> thank you. from the start, the c-class was ahead of its time.
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president trump just returned from mar-a-lago moments ago. here he is coming off air force one. president trump now said the federal government will not cut funding to the special olympics. originally that was the plan in the president's budget proposal. his administration thought $17 million was too much to pay for them. you know what else is expensive? trips to mar-a-lago where the president spent his weekend. john avlon has your reality check. >> reporter: so president trump is waking up at mar-a-lago this morning after pulling a slick 70s style j turn for money for the special olympics. they've been calling to reduce it to $0. president the olympics have survived. hearing impairments and special needs and even the blind. devos says the department had to make some, quote, difficult decisions with its budget and that's no doubt true. but let's put those choices in
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in to save it. the trump budget proposed cutting all but 30 of the $465 million budget. to save the company that brought you sesame street along with arts and culture free to all americans at home would cost about 136 mar-a-lagos. finally, how about hurricane relief to puerto rico in president trump keeps threatening. remember the storm thaendt endep killing an estimated 3,000 americans? the total of that aid is about $41 billion with about a quarter delivered. . making good on the current allocation would cost an estimated 9,000 mar-a-lagos. there is a reason mar-a-lago is a tempting unit of measurement. trump has spent more than a quarter of his presidency at one of his resorts. other than watching cable news, one of president trump's favorite past times is golf. "the washington post" analyzed the habit and concluded he played about once every five days through november of last
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kree year. president trump criticized obama for how often he played golf. all of the president obama's trips cost about 31 alone are creeping into that territory, some $69 billion to date. so as the education secretary said, in difficult time, difficult decisions have to be made. but budgets are moral documents. so it's worth looking at the tens of millions of taxpayer dollars being spent on the president's leisure and asking how those mar-a-lagos might be better spent on americans in real need and that's your reality check. make sure you don't miss a new episode of the cnn original series "tricky dick" following richard nixon's rise, fall, and comeback and political destruction airing tonight at 9:00 here on cnn. president trump says isis is defeated in syria but it's a different story in syria. a cnn report next.
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president trump says isis is defeated. having lost the last of its territory in syria. but in neighboring iraq, it is a different story. a cnn exclusive senior international correspondent arwa damon shows us why iraqis aren't worried about if isis resurfaces but when. >> reporter: this is western iraq's no man's land. historic terror hiding grounds. hard to control terrain. far flung areas without a permanent security presence. it is in these land that once night falls isis gangs attack,
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kill, and plunder with impunity. we're heading into the site of a recent horrific isis assault. within minutes of veering off the main road and on to a dirt track, we arrive at what is little more than a cluster of mud homes. death has never come to this 72-year-old's village this way. he says he's devastated. there's still blood stains on the ground. his older brother and five other relatives were murdered in the dead of night just days ago. she's been cleaning up, or trying to at least. fatima is one of the victim's relatives. every couple of months there's an attack in the area, she tells
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us. we were just waiting for our turn. this is how they found one of the bodies of the women and what we're being told is that she was taken to here, the shower area and this is where they just executed her. despite having been declared defeated, isis has not died. it is lurking in the shadows waiting for the groundwork that will allow it to rise again. iraq surt forces rounded up tens of thousands. we meet these four men who have already been sentenced to death. they admit they were part of the terrorist network. two were fighters, one a nurse and one transported suicide bm bombers. like all captured fighters they say joining isis was a mistake.
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this is how one of them justifies it. we had been hurt by the security forces he says there were a lot of arbitrary detentions. when isis came we had security. that sentiment of being abused by the government of a desire for revenge was and will continue to be central to isis's ability to seduce people into its ranks. when asked if they still believe in idealology the question is ominously met with silence. the men unwilling to immediately condemn the twisted thinking that gave them a scene in these photographs, such intoxicating power, a sense of control over their lives and the lives of
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others. their cases are classic examples of grievances. >> there are six men here facing trifrm charges. half of them say they are politically motivated going back to 2011. the other half aren't even sure what they are accused of. the judge says iraq upholds and abides by its own anti-terrorism laws. >> when i sentence someone to death the judge explains i'm giving the victim their justice. i'm also giving a deterrent to society. the issue is that also caught in the dragnet are those who are innocent, victims of iraq's historic polarizing dynamics,
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pitting pop lags against each other. they have still unable go back home. those that were affiliated with isis are afraid of retribution. this one tent we meet the parents of three men detained an disappeared into iraq's murky judicial system. their mother says she hasn't seen or herd from heard from her sons that were picked up. her sons are gone they have innocent. she talks her anguish becomes overwhelming. she doesn't know where they are or if they are even alive.
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we meet one of her detained son's children. their mother doesn't want to appear on cam rachlt. >> the kids are having problems. they are being harassed by other children who know their father isn't here and they are telling them oh, your dad is isis. your dad is isis. their mother tells them it's a lie but it con tells them to a life of isolation. it is one kpfrp l of what many believe as part of a revenge campaign. another emotional isis can prey on. their prison-like feel dreams faced in dust, the sense of dispair especially vulnerable are the children of those fatherings, brothers, uncles or
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disappeared killed or detained. they say the government cannot afraid r for the record to abandon to the yunger generations. all they are hearing from their mother is their father was disappeared or killed by the government. the hatred that festers within them instills another complex emotion that isis can easily manipulate. there is little that has been done to emotionally or physically rebuild the ruins left behind by iraq's war on isis. so far the government has not dispelled the factor of being punished, arbitrarily targeted. the next seemed destined to haunt this country once more.
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