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  President Signs Memorandum on China Intellectual Property Violations  CSPAN  August 14, 2017 3:03pm-3:20pm EDT

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when the leader of our team has decided not to play and no one really knows and we are watching this play out and it's kind of scary. host: september october addition of foreign affairs. let's start with barbara in massachusetts. barber, good morning. >> hello. can you hear me? , my cell phone? host: yes-man. caller: first of all please like at-- have guess like him back and back and back because it's cody is so useful and his optimism and positive attitude is so helpful. i'm an outside the box thinker and i'm tired of hearing there are no solutions to this problem so i'm calling 48-- with a creative idea. i want to create a circular deterrence of warships in a circle. somewhere you guys have to tell me where the
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experts have to say where it's not politically sensitive. communicate to the north koreans that we have got your back. we will stand between you and the united states. of the united states is not interested in attacking you and these it ships would take turns and if it's a country that doesn't have a worship. >> thank you very much, ambassador. secretary, congressman and distinguished guests, thank you for being here. this is a very important moment. we will be fulfilling another campaign promise by taking firm of steps to ensure that we protect the intellectual property of american companies and very poorly of american workers. the theft of intellectual property by foreign countries cost our nation millions of jobs and billions and billions of dollars each
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and every year. for too long this wealth has been drained from our country while washington has done nothing. they had never done anything about it, but washington will turn a blind eye no longer. today, i am directing the united states trade representative to examine china's policies, practices and action with regard to the force transfers of american technology and the theft of american intellectual property. as president of the united states is my duty and responsibility to protect the american workers, technology and industry from unfair and abusive actions. we will stand up to any country that unlawfully forces american companies to transfer their valuable technology as a condition of market access. we will combat the counterfeiting and piracy that destroys
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american jobs. we will enforce the rules of fair and reciprocal trade that once the foundation of responsible commerce and we will protect forgotten americans who have been left behind by a global trade system that has failed to look at, i mean, look out for their interests. they have not been looking out at all. this is what i promise to do as a candidate for this office and this is what i am doing right now as president. ambassador, you are empowered to consider all available options at your disposal. we will safeguard the copyrights, patents, trademarks, trade secrets and other intellectual property that is so vital to our security and to our prosperity. we will uphold our value's. we will defend our workers and we will protect the innovations, creations innovation-- and mentions that power our magnificent country
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here thank you and god bless america. thank you all very much. it's a very big move. thank you. >> this is just the beginning. i want to tell you that, this is just the beginning. >> congratulations. [applause]. >> mr. president, can you explain why you did not condemn-- >> they have been
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condemned. >> why are we not having a press conference? >> we had a press conference. we just had a press conference. >> can i ask you some more questions. >> doesn't bother me at all, but i like real news, not fake news. you are fake news. >> james alix field, the man suspected of plowing through a crowd of protesters in killing a 32-year old woman at a white nationalist rally and shows though, virginia, appeared in court today the video. he was denied bail as he was arraigned for second-degree murder, three counts of malicious wounding and one count of hit-and-run. meanwhile, president trump condemned the violence in charlottesville in the second statement on the situation. from earlier today at the white house this is about five minutes.
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>> thank you. i'm in washington today to meet with the economic team about trade policy and major tax cuts and reform. we are renegotiating trade deals and making them good for the american worker. it's about time. our economy is now strong. the stock market continues to hit a record highs. unemployment is at a 16
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year low and businesses are more optimistic than ever before. companies are moving back to the united states in bringing many thousands of jobs with them. we have already created over 1 million jobs since i took office. we will be discussing economic issues in greater detail later this afternoon, but based on the events that took place over the weekend in charlottesville, virginia, i would like to provide the nation with an update on the ongoing federal response to the horrific attack and violence that was witnessed by everyone. i just met with fbi director and attorney general jeff sessions. about apartment justice has opened a civil rights investigation into the deadly car attack that killed one
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innocent american and wounded 20 others. to anyone who acted criminally in this weekend's racist violence, you will be held fully accountable. justice will be delivered. as i said on saturday, we condemn in the strongest possible terms this egregious display of hatred, bigotry and violence. it has no place in america. and as i have said many times before, no matter the color of our skin we all live under the same laws. we all salute the same great flag and we are all made by the same almighty god. we must love each other, show affection for each other and unite together in condemnation of hatred, bigotry and
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violence. we must rediscover the bonds of love and loyalty that bring us together as americans. racism is evil and of those who cause violence in its name are criminals and thugs including the kkk, neo-nazis, white supremacist and other hate groups that are repugnant to everything we hold the deer as americans. we are a nation founded on the truth that all of us are created equal. we are equal in the eyes of our creator. we are equal under the law and we are equal under our constitution. those who spread violence in the name of bigotry strike at the very core of america. two days ago a young american woman heather heyer was tragically killed. her death those as with
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grief and we send that her family our thoughts, our prayers and our love. we also mourn the two virginia state troopers who died in service to their community, their commonwealth in their country. trooper j call in and bert banks exemplify the very best of america and our hearts go out to their families, their friends and every member of american law enforcement. these three fallen americans in body the goodness and decency of our nation. in time-- times such as these america has always shown its true character , responding to hate with love, division with unity and violence within an unwavering resolve addresses. as a candidate i promise to restore law and order to our country and our federal law enforcement agencies are following through on a pledge.
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will spare no resource in fighting so that every american child can grow up free from violence and fear. we will defend and protect the sacred rights of all americans and we will work together so that every citizen in this blessed land is free to follow their dreams in their hearts and to express the love and a julie in their souls. thank you. god bless you and god bless america. thank you very much. >> tonight on c-span2 book tv and prime time looks at espionage. former "wall street journal" correspondent scott miller talks about plots to assassinate hitler and world war ii
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in his book "agent 110". former cia officer nicholas reynolds talks that promised hemingway's involvement spy craft in his book: writer, sailor, soldier, spy. jack barsky shares stories about his time as a kgb spy in "deep undercover" and peter-- peter iser on his book. book tv all this week in prime time on c-span2. tonight on the communicator. >> hackers hack humans. >> we are the black hat conference in las vegas talking about cyber security and cyber threats with ceo of net square. >> it's not easy to dispatch a large organization and patch it month after month. today we have two really think of proactive defense. we cannot keep reacting
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to attacks anymore. we have to turn the concept around to set booby-traps, to create an environment. we have to engage in-- >> watch the communicator's tonight at 8:00 p.m. eastern on c-span2. >> this week at 8:00 p.m. eastern on c-span, tonight for formal national security advisers who served to the last two presidents including stephen hadley, national security advisor for president george w. bush. >> on a little worried. i think we are in a dangerous time with russia. i think vladimir putin has decided americans are anti- russian. 's ambassador says all the time there is no constituency for us russian relations in the us and he is basically saying if you think i'm an enemy i'm going to
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show you what it's like to have an enemy in russia. >> tuesday the future of the internet. hears white house interim chief digital officer. >> we talked about how certain platform seem to provide people with information that reaffirms what they already think, but it's not like what facebook said you are conservative, i think you are a conservative and i will keep showing you conservative content. they said i will show you things from the people you know and i'm going to show you content from the pages you like and when you click on those things i'm going to figure out whose content you seem to like and keep showing you more of that and had facebook not been that we would not be having this conversation because they would not have grown to the scale to which they grew today. >> wednesday, a form on the changing world of cities. hears eduardo, former mayor of riga road-- rio de janeiro. >> i think cities will play a major role. ic cities in the way
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cities can change democracy. see this as a great machine to change was going on. >> thursday, in-depth look at the opioid epidemic including ohio attorney general mike dewine who's suing several drug companies for their marketing of opioid painkillers. >> what's different about this drug problem we have is how pervasive it is. it's everywhere it is and our smallest communities, cities, it's in our most affluent suburbs. >> friday, a conversation with supreme court justice elena kagan. >> he said at the beginning of our conversation we are not a pure democracy and that means that the judiciary has important role to play in policing the boundaries of all the other branches and that can make the judiciary on unpopular set of people when they say to a governor or
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president or congress, you can't do that because it's not within your constitutional powers. >> watch this week at 8:00 p.m. eastern on c-span and and listen using the free c-span radio app. >> now, we take you to the economic policy institute in washington dc for conversation on federal regulation and gop legislation to make it more difficult for federal agencies to enact the regulations. we will hear from people who say they have suffered due to the lack of appropriate government regulations. this panel discussion is on our. this panel discussion is one hour. >> good morning, everyone.