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  President Trump Meets with Freed Egyptian- American Prisoner  CSPAN  April 21, 2017 12:43pm-12:49pm EDT

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to and rob rossenstein for deputy attorney general. >> governmental spending authority runs out a week from today. congress has to pass a bill next week to extend funding. president trump was asked about the friday midnight deadline to avert a partial government shutdown. here's what he had to say during today's oval office event with a u.s. citizen released from an egyptian prison. >> good job, right? >> wonderful job. >> that's even better than i thought. >> no, no questions.
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i think we're in good shape. we're happy to have aya back home, in the oval office with her brother. thank you very much. >> thank you. >> mexico secretary of finance and public credit is here in washington, d.c. today to talk about the future of u.s./mexico economic relationships and how the trump administration is impacting mexico's economy. live coverage from the center too strategic and international studies this afternoon at 2:00 p.m. eastern here on c-span. science rallies will take place in washington and around the
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world tomorrow, marking earth day. former white house science advisor john holdren will talk, starting at 5:30 p.m. eastern. also coming up tonight at 8:00 eastern, nbc journalist and women's alzheimer's movement founder maria s marie shriver talks about how alzheimer's affected her father, sergeant sargent shriver. here's a quick look. >> alzheimer's deaths are up, up by a breathtaking 89%. it is bankrupting families, on its way to bankrupting this country. this year, if you add families' out-of-pocket expenses to the money medicare and medicaid will be spending on alzheimer's, the projected total will drain the
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economy of $259 billion. if our government does nothing the costs are projected to explode to an astounding $1.1 trillion. i hope we can sit for a minute with those incredible astounding figures. chung, chairman collins for a bipartisan resolution to prevent and effectively treat alzheimer's disease by 2025 is indeed an urgent -- i say urgent -- national priority because right now it is the most seriously underfunded disease in our country. this at a time when every alzheimer's scientist will tell you we're at a critical and potentially groundbreaking moment in the history of the research of this disease. >> that entire committee hearing will air tonight at 8:00 eastern here on c-span. by the way the alzheimer's
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foundation estimates this over 5 million americans are living with that disease. >> sunday night on afterwards, congressman ken buck of colorado, also a member of the freedom caucus, discusses his book "drain the swamp: how washington corruption is worse than you think." >> when you arrive in d.c., you have the surroundings that i've described earlier, you get very comfortable in that situation. you don't want to give up those comforts, and way to continue to earn those comforts is to spend more known to grow government to not solve problems, but to create programs, and take credit for those programs, whether they're efficient, whether they're effective, to take credit for those programs. so many of the members of congress are here, it's the best job they've ever h it's the highest-paying job they've ever
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had, and it's a job they don't want to give up. so their re-election is more important than the actual problem-solving that needs to go on in d.c. >> watch "afterwards" sunday night at 9:00 p.m. eastern on c-span 2's "book tv." >> and to a debate now on race and the american dream with "wall street journal" editorial board member jason wiley and "new york times" writer nicole hannah jones. it's about an hour and 15 minutes. [applause]