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the so-called squad of congresswomen targeted by the commander in chief as you've probably guessed, they are not going anywhere. >> there is no bottom to the barrel of vitriol that will be used and weaponized to stifle those who want to advance rights for all people. >> i'm trying to represent my district is a diverse district and fight on their behalf and at the same time i'm dealing with the biggest bully i've ever had to deal with in my lifetime. >> as democrats unite, they face a new task, what to do with an impeachment resolution many democrats frankly don't want to tackle right now. let's bring in manu raju on capitol hill. rules are when this impeachment resolution is presented, they've got to deal with it. >> yeah, they do. within two legislative days the question for the speaker is
going to be how to dispose of it because clearly she does not want to move forward on an impeachment resolution at the moment. any articles of impeachment they can either refer it back to the house judiciary committee or essentially kill it on the floor. and the question that would actually put democrats on record. so it's not a particularly easy vote particularly for democrats who want to begin an impeachment inquiry. last night when i asked inspeaker about that, jim a poppy, she would not say what her next steps are. she said we'd discuss that with our leadership team and behind me in a few moments ware going to talk about had litigation strategy going forward. >> we'll see if she can keep the caucus together on this issue. manu raju, thanks very much. >> the president will no doubt bring this up tonight. remember it was planned to be tonight because mueller was going to be today. >> counter programming. >> question is what is he
actually going to say about this vote today. >> late last night trump praised the republican party for standing by him mostly on tuesday's vote claiming democrats in the house are, quote, wedded to bitterness and hate. we're joined by the author of "the washington post" power up, and tiffany cross, co-founder and managing editor the beat d.c. it's interesting, jackie, watching the members of the squad on cbs this morning and how they were certainly not throwing punches against the president but taking a shot or at least keeping up the disagreement with the house speaker nancy pelosi. have a listen to rashida talib this morning. >> she is speaker of the house. she can ask for a meeting to sit down with us for clarification. the fact of the knowledge is and i've done racial justice work in our country for a long time, acknowledge the fact we are women of color so when you do single us out be aware of that especially since some of us are
getting death throats. >> accuseding the speaker of singling them, fellow democrats out. really no sign of repairing that split. >> this is the quandary that nancy pelosi finds herself in. after a week of infighting last week that really spilled over into the public sphere democrats were sort of saved by the president's racist remarks. i hate to put it through those political lens, but there was a temporary distraction and a welcome distraction. and last night there was this great show of unity that really exposed these deep-seated schisms between the republican party and democratic partyoon the issues of race ideology in washington, but this morning we are already back to talking about the infighting that really all leads back to impeachment as well in the democratic party. you know you had nancy pelosi uniting the party, sticking up for the squad, and the squad in turn used this moment to have the press conference on monday afternoon to renew calls for
impeachment to put the power of the progressive plank and push forward and renew these calls to impeach the president. >> on the issue of impeachment, tiffany, we know as soon as next week, maybe the same day as mueller testifies democratic congressman al green of texas is going to push this forward to move forward right now to impeach the president. it's the third time in as many years to do it. i just wonder if you think this could help trump by firing up his base and subsequently hurt democrats by rushing something that perhaps more methodically and slowly could be more effective for them? >> i don't think filing articles of impeachment will help donald trump. i think that's a ridiculous reverse psychology move donald trump has said and democrats have brought into. i think there is something a
little dangerous about -- >> let me just jump in. let's jump in there manu raju for this interview. >> i want to make sure that we're not -- that the timing is such that we don't affect anything that's about to happen. >> are you worried that it could be too soon? >> i just want to make sure we get mueller in here before anything else happens so that's my main concern. >> sorted out what lines of question you ask mule snr. >> yeah, we've been talking about that and i don't think anything would be a huge surprise. we really want mueller to go over what's in his report but it to do it in a way the american people understand what's in his report and he shows us exactly what he wept through to get there because there's pretty damning things in the report and i think we just want them to beicides in his voice since bill barr has really misinterpreted so much of what's in there. >> thank you, appreciate it.
>> obviously she's an important voice in all of this, so finish your thought. >> i just think members of congress have an obligation to do their jobs and we have seen as evidenced in the mueller report that there has been certain not law, there has been conspiracy. donald trump has, i think, maybe nauticalution, but he has conspired. people around him have conspired with foreign adversaries. and i think that's something members of congress have to hold them accountable to do. most of the american people have not read the mueller report, and there have been people who have said i didn't know there was anything bad in the mueller report. >> it's interesting and then we can move on, but the al greens this time pushing impeachment is not because of the mueller report. >> there actually is federal law that identifies his comments as discrimination. and this is an al green -- he's not focused on multiple things but certainly there are multiple
things he could focus on and certainly members of congress sh should look at a full view, a holistic view and vote with that in mind. but perhaps they should think about the next generation and use that as their guidance when thinking about moving forward with this article of impeachment. >> i want to talk about the president's response to the tweets and chents now. representative will hurd, the lone black republican sitting representative and one of the four who voted on this resolution with justin amosh, he can be heard on the house floor yesterday as he conferred with members of the black caucus across the aisle that in his words two thirds of the gop caucus were struggling how to respond to the president's tweets and comments. you've done a lot of report on the hill. you speak to a lot of folks up there. is that your sense as well in private though not in public there are many more republicans who don't approve of the president's comments?
>> well, first of all i want to go back to the congressman's comments. i think it's interesting the self-described den mother of the squad is saying it's too soon for the articles of impeachment. but back to republican sentiment, again, i hate to talk about these racist remarks that really do offend millions of americans and are really antithetical to our founding principles and ideas of dissent in plitsical terms but that is the way a lot in the republican party are viewing these remarks. is it politically expedient for me to come out against the president and criticize him or is it better to fall into party line? and i think what we saw last night, exactly what we saw last night with only four republicans breaking from the ranks in order to vote for this resolution and condemn the president was this idea that, yes, we might not agree with the president's tactics, this language is reprehensible, people say that in much stronger terms in private. but at the end of the day in
order to keep my seat, in order to please the president and not fear the wrath of being on the end of a tweet or a rant tonight during his campaign rally is to stay in party line. >> just the chasm between the privately expressed concerns and the public. >> i'm so sorry, jackie. you both will be back soon. we have got another interview we have to hop to. his racist tweets could be used against him later in court. let's talk about this with a wise lawyer, jim schultz. you've seen how this stuff has played out for the administration. jim, thank you for being here and let's begin with that. let's get your reaction to "the washington post" piece this morning he writes this, in conjungz with other factors they meaning the president's tweets could help persuade judges to block policies crucial to his
agenda particularly on immigration and on the grounds of racial justice. we saw it with some of the immigration policies. >> so i think you're going to see judges taking some of this, certainly lawyers are going to make those arguments, no question about it. they're going to take what the president says, put it in legal documents and use it against him on matters that folks are bringing in the ninth circuit and other places around the country and district courts around the country to oppose his policies. so that's certainly something the judges are going to take into consideration, also the reason why the president needs to be a little more careful about how he speaks about certain things because they have broader implications bight from a policy perspective and both the civil diskrs in this country. but i also think that what congress has done, you spent a couple of minutes talking about what congress did yesterday. we've seen a similar thing
happening with congresswoman omar, where she made comments relating to the jewish community and the way the jewish community advocates in this country. and they twisted themselves, democrats in congress for two days to come up with a plan to deal with that and rebuke hate speech generally. and i think that's -- that's part of the problem here, right? congress needs to focus on a number of things right now. the most important is dealing with the issue at the border and crisis at the border. they're now agreeing it's a crisis after months and months of the president calling it a crisis. they need to deal with the usmca and trade. that all kinds of feeds into this narrative. >> i get the point americans would rather congress pass legislation than debate. it goes back many generations. so my question is -- no, i hear you. but let's get to how the president is handling this. first it's infrastructure was the issue was going to be one
that would bring both parties together. the president kicked democrats out of the white house when they were coming to speak about an infrastructure plan. so my question is, you know, how has the president's behavior and comments helped get legislation passed as opposed to the opposite? >> i think that was also the reaction to democrats focusing more on impeachment. you just talked about impeachment. >> it's like here we are -- >> whether he started out with collusion, then it went to obstruction, and now it's racism. we've seen that at this point in time. we've seen them run the gamut on talking about impeachment and not talking about really solving problems in this country. and granted, i agree. the level of diskrs needs to get to a reasonable level here, both by the president and by congress so that we can -- so they can accomplish things here for the american people. >> well, it's like bickering spouses who forget they're so caught up in the fight and they
forget to take care of their kids in the interim. and the question jim was getting at is should the president be above it all? >> i think all of our elected officials should be above it all. look, who doesn't agree that congress and the president should sit down and deal with asylum? the president has been asking for it, congress has been asking for it. and to say that one side or the other is more at fault here because it's not happening is just more of that partisan bickering. i think congress needs to come with the solutions. the president doesn't pass laws. congress passes laws, and they're not doing anything right now on it. >> the president leads the party, and his guidance certainly leads where republicans vote on these issues. jim, it's always good to have you on and sane conversations about these issues. still to come this hour senator kamala harris has faced criticism for not having a clear plan on health care. now a defining issue for democrats on the 2020 campaign.
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40% were as opposed to the idea. >> in a cnn exclusive interview with harris our colleague was told the president is wrong on this, that medicare for all does not mean scrapping obamacare. have a listen. >> from what former vice president joe biden would suggest is that you're not necessarily being clear with the american people, and just this past week he was asked about ending private insurance as we know it. and when he asked about the others the former vice president responded so far not. because 150 million americans are covered by private insurance, what happens to those 150 million americans under president harris? >> well, it's the same as the millions of americans every day that transition into medicare seniors. it's seamless. without any difference to their coverage enterms of access to
health care. it has to happen over a period of time. there's no question we would have to go from the current system into a medicare for all system and transition into it. but the idea there would be any substantial difference in terms of the health care people receive is just not accurate. >> so people who have private insurance would eventually have to give that up under your plan? >> they would eventually be covered under medicare for all and they'd still see their doctor and that's what they want. >> how long would this transition take? >> the bill is four years. i think it's going to have to more than that. >> and of this done without a middle class tax hike, $30 trillion over two years. >> there are ways to pay for it and also understanding the investment we're going to be making in a way that's going to reap great benefits in terms of other cost. >> the investment where? >> in american health and what we are otherwise paying as a
cost for people not having access to health care and the burdens that places on systems across the board when people don't have access to health care. >> and when people question that there is no formula for this, that you are going to find money in magical ways is not realistic thinking, how do you respond to that? >> the status quo is not enough. so we have to be open to challenging status quo so that everyone has access to health care and price is not the barrier. we have to agree that what's happening right now is not affordable to many, many working families. it's just not affordable. one in five people can't afford their prescription medication. we're looking at a situation where one in four diabetes patients can't afford their insulin. we're looking at it -- at a
situation where seniors are coming out-of-pocket as much as $4,000 a year to pay for their arthritis medication because it's not -- otherwise they can't afford it. we have to move to a system where price is not the barrier to access to health care. >> well, joe biden says that this is what you are suggesting an elimination of obamacare. is that accurate? >> it's absolutely not. listen, i will put my record up against anybody as having been a fighter for the maintenance and the sustainability of obamacare. as attorney general, i'm sure on the debate stage i'm the only one who went to court to fight to keep in place all of the benefits of obamacare, but like president obama himself has said the analogy of the being like a starter home, it was a profound
public health policy and shift. it was incredible. the courage he had with so many others to actually get it done and the wherewithal to get it done was profound. but now it's about taking it to the next step. >> so it is moving on from obamacare. >> and making improvements on it. and president obama himself said there are improvements to be made. >> your policy that you released today, what i found quite intriguing about it is that in proposal after proposal from your gun policy to drug policy you said you will lead on executive action if congress fails to act. you're a sitting member of congress. what does it say in your belief in the authority of congress? >> but congress has the authority. the question is whether they
have the will. the question is whether they have the courage. what i have witnessed is that on so many of the biggest and most fundamental issues in the two years that i've been there congress is just not acting. and, you know, where it fails to acts and where there is a long-standing and deep need for action by the american people, then where the authority exists in the executive branch to use executive power and take executive action, i'm prepared to do it. i'm believe in just getting stuff done. and for some of these issues like the affordability of prescription drugs i would suggest to you that congress and frankly this administration have been in the pocket of the big pharmaceutical companies to the point that the american people pay more for the same drugs than people in canada and the u.k. pay. why is that? why is it that the american government would let our own people pay more for the drugs
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the former drug lord who alluded police in a series of underground tunnels for years could soon speak before being sentenced to life in prison. right now sentencing is already under way in a new york federal court for the notorious joaquin el chapo guzman. >> he was convicted on ten federal counts earlier this year alling from his time as the quote ruthless leader as the sinoloa cartel. >> reporter: certainly a day prosecutors have been waiting for a long time.
they say this might finally be the final chapter in guzman's notorious life. he is expected during his sentencing to be sentenced to life in prison. he was convicted during his trial on all ten federal counts including running a continuous criminal enterprise which carries a mandatory life sentence. he was also found guilty on nine other charges involving the manufacture and distribution of drugs. this was according to prosecutors a billion dollar business that he ran over the course of years, during the course of these years and jurors heard about the 26 murders and tortures of people that this man allegedly either took part in or ordered during his time as head of that drug cartel. guzman for his part according to his attorney may actually have something to tell the court during his sentencing which is under way as we speak. >> he has an absolute right of allocution, and i'd be shocked if he did not alcute, speak
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are -- that there's a reason there are directions on a shampoo bottle, in effect, he was insulting their intelligence and you called them whack jobs and this morning the president is quoting you. do you think your words have helped or hurt the dialogue on this issue? >> i don't know the answer to that, but they are heartfelt. >> heartfelt to call sitting congresswomen whack jobs? >> craw, i believe that. i believe the four congresswomen are more famous than wise. look, this is america. they're entitled to their beliefs. they are americans. i'm entitled to mine, jim. >> but is that -- you said yourself i'm not sure the president should exchange playground insults with them. aren't these playground insults in. >> just from one point of view you could make that argument. but if it were up to me i would follow the advice i gave the
president and say let's don't engage in these playground insults. but we're in them. and if you'll give me a moment i'll share with you my perspective on it. >> please, i want to hear your perspective. >> i don't think the president is a racist. i did not believe his original tweets was racist. i thought it was a poor choice of words and it worried me that some immigrants in america -- we're a nation of immigrants -- would be offended by his words. he quickly clarified, and here's what i hear the president saying now. >> go ahead because i'm curious how you think the president clarified his comments. >> this is what i hear the president saying. this is not china, this is not north korea, this is america. if you hate america, if you think america was wicked in its
origins, if you think that most americans today including but not limited to white people are evil, racist -- >> well, who said that? who said that they hate -- i get your point, but i just have to challenge your premise. they didn't say they hate america. they didn't say all white people are racist, and by the way, president trump has criticized this country repeatedly. i'll just remind you once he compared the u.s. to russia. you may remember this in 2017 bill o'reilly noted that putin is a killer and the president i'm quoting his words here said there are a lot of killers, we have a lot of killers. you think our country is so innocent. a sitting president compared our country, basically put it on a level with a dictatorship. >> well, you raised the issue of the four congresswomen, and let me say it again this is what i believe. i believe that the four congresswomen think that america was wicked in its origins.
>> how so? >> well, you'll have to ask them. >> but you're making allegations so i'm curious based on what. >> well, for example, let me give you an example. well, let me finish my thought, though. i think they also think america is even more wicked today. i think they believe many americans, maybe most americans are racist, are misogynistic. >> what do you base that on? how do you know -- it's quite a charge to make and many of the charges the president has made are flat out false. he said they're pro-terrorist. read the interview that the president misquotes, in fact she said that al-qaeda committedatrocities. so many of the president's critiques of them are outright false. i'm curious how you accuse them that most americans are racist. you've got to back it up if you're going to make that claim.
>> well, i don't know have to replay and you wouldn't replay anyway all the various interviews the four congresswomen have given. they have made anti-jewish statements. the other night congresswoman pressley said, i think i know what she meant, i'm quoting her now. she said we don't need anymore years who won't be a year voice, closed quote. now, do i think that the congresswoman is home phobic, no. do i think she hates gay people, no, nor do i think the president is a racist or hates people of color. but i certainly when i first heard that comment, jim, and i think if we're being honest you did, too, it made me cringe. i frankly agree -- >> but did anything the president say make you grichg? as you note we're all chirp of immigrants. unless urinative american the question is just how many
generations. i assume you've got irish blood running through your veins. >> scotch irish. >> asioknow irish were not welcome when they came here. italians were not welcome. they were often told to go back to their countries. why is it okay in the year 2019 for the sitting president to give that message to today's immigrants in this country? >> well, i think that's why the president quickly clarified his remark. when i first heard his words i honestly did not think they were racist. i did worry that many immigrants in america would be offended by them, and i think that's why he quickly clarified. what i'm saying is this is america, you're free to leave anytime you want to if you hate our country so much. >> right, we will disagree on whether criticizing a country constitutes hate. i do appreciate -- >> wait, jim, it's the degree of criticism and it's the way you
criticize. i don't think it's fair -- i don't think it lifts america up to be anti-immigrant. i also don't think it lifts america up to call people queers. i don't think it lifts america up to spread anti-jewishtrop tr and say it's all about the benjamins. >> on that issue, i think we'll agree. senator, we'll have to leave it there but i do appreciate you taking the time and having the conversation. >> thanks, man. >> that was a really important conversation. >> i just find it -- those kinds of charges that they hate america or they believe most people are racist, you know, in this country, they're getting thrown around all the time certainly by the president as well, often easily disproven. but at least without kwauberation. >> and to say they're more
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opioids and how easy it was for people to get their hands on pills that are highly addictive. >> 76 billion. that's how many opioid pills like hydrocodone flooded the market from 2006 to 2012. this information comes from a database maintained by the dea. it's all coming to us as part of the largest civil action case against big pharma countries in u.s. history. it wasn't just released. journalists at "the washington post" had to wage a, quote, year-long legal battle for access to these documents and data while the drug companies, dea, and justice department fought them every step of the way. one of those journalists joins us now this morning. thank you so much for being here, but more for what you've done and fighting this fight over the last year. how hard was it to get this, and why? >> well, thank you, guys. good morning. it was extremely difficult. we've been trying to get this data for three years now. it's been kept secret by the dea
and by the drug companies, have fought very, very hard for the release of this information. basically what it does is provides a road map to the opioid epidemic. it traces the path of every pill in the united states from manufacturer to distributor to pharmacy in every single town, county, and city in america. >> amazing. >> and so it's quite a remarkable data set, and it shows that during that time frame from 2006 to 2012, in just seven years, 76 billion pilled saturated the united states. a lot of these communities are very hard hit. >> you use the phrase road map. i think it's so indicative because the data shows it does follow the road. it follows the highway, even, as it's spread. i want to ask particularly about the map of this distribution shows. look at that darker area around west virginia, the appalachian
states there. highest concentration of these pills. why there? was it targeted specifically? >> well, if you believe the plaintiffs, who are suing about two dozen companies, they would tell you that it was targeted, that they believe this was part of a business plan by the drug industry. they knew exactly where these pill were going. this data shows they knew exactly where these pills were going day to day, month by month, year to year, and they didn't stop the flow of these pills. so you see places like west virginia, kentucky, tennessee, even places like nevada, south carolina just really ravaged by these pills. >> and as you point out so aptly in your reporting, they knew what the volumes were. they knew, quote, town by town, where these pills were going, to jim's point, pointing out that map. the question now becomes, scott, they can afford any fine. we know these companies can. criminal liability. how do you they this shakes out in the end? >> well, we'll have to see.
right now there are no criminal charges pending against any of these companies or the executives. there are these civil cases. there's a lot of dea agents we've talked to over the years who believe they had enough information to file criminal charges against these companies. i think as more information comes out, we'll have to see what happens. a lot of material is starting to come out in this massive lawsuit in cleveland. 2,000 cities, towns, and counties are suing. they're slowly starting to get access to material that's been kept secret for many, many years. >> scott, thanks so much. we appreciate it. listen, reporting matters. this is certainly an example of it. we have breaking news coming up on a democratic push now for impeachment. please stay with us. diabetes, dietary choices are crucial to help manage blood sugar, but it can be difficult to find a balanced solution. try great-tasting boost glucose control. the patented blend of protein, fat, and carbs is part of a balanced formula
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top of the hour. good morning, everyone. i'm poppy harlow. >> and i'm jim sciutto. moments ago, the house democrat who filed articles of impeachment against the president says it's time for the house to send a powerful message. congress very much split on the idea. the democrats very much split, including the leaders. but in a few hours, they may be forced to hold a vote. >> this is very significant. our manu raju just spoke with congressman al green of texas. let's listen