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d.w. dot com me to germany. this is deja vu news live from berlin the us government begins a federal shutdown on the day president trump marks one year in office the u.s. senate bills to agree on a new spending plan and go to parties move quickly to blame the other will ask how the shutdown will impact the truck presidency and the american people. and in support of the bottom of the bundesliga cologne looks to build on its wind last
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weekend in the basement clash against relegation rivals hamburg. i'm michel henry thanks for joining us. for us government has begun a federal shutdown on the day president trump marks one year in office the senate failed to reach a spending deal needed to keep the government running halting all but the most essential operations it's the first ever shutdown to happen while the same party the republicans controlled both congress and the white house and the recriminations have already begun. it was a night of partisan politics at the capitol despite hours of debate and last minute deal making there was no agreement on a government funding deal the a's are fifty and the days are forty nine and the
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motion is not agreed the republican leadership couldn't find the sixty votes needed to keep the government open the government shutdown maine's hundreds of thousands of public servants may have to stay home. following the senate vote the white house said the democrats were behaving like obstructionist loses its words were echoed by the republican senate laid out what we've just witnessed on the floor was a sonic over assertion that democrats are shovel. millions of americans for the sake of irresponsible political. a government shutdown was one hundred first of all double the democratic senate lead that chuck schumer said he tried his utmost to give the republicans what they wanted he was prepared to offer donald trump money for his border wall if the president would soften his hard line on immigration no one who deserves the blame for the position we find ourselves
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in more than president trump he walked away from two bipartisan deals including one today in which i even put the border wall on the table. the democrats wouldn't back down on one key demand they wanted guarantees on the future of eid hundred thousand undocumented immigrants brought to the u.s. is children republicans say that's holding ordinary people hostage but with most americans supporting a deal on the children democrats are calculating the voters will back them. are washington correspondent explains how u.s. lawmakers inability to reach a deal will affect government services. well it has happened congress has not passed a spending measure until midnight and the government of the united states is now in a shutdown each party explaining the other one of causing this crisis the truth is
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it has never been about policy it has been the whole time only about politics each party with their respective political strategy it's a partial shutdown that means the essential services of the government will remain the justice department will keep working although with less workers social security checks will continue the military operations will continue and of course to come where is will be working especially to end this shutdown some federal agency is that will be closed are the department of education and the environmental protection agency also the funding for the children's health insurance will be put on hold until it can be extended all of this happening on the one year anniversary of the inauguration of donald trump as president of the united states of america. let's take a closer look at the internet national impact the u.s. government shutdown could have joining us now in the studio is having rika head of
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the transatlantic program for the german council on foreign relations having welcome to the morning show the midnight deadline passed without enough votes in the u.s. senate to keep the federal government running why should we care here outside the u.s. i mean it's our strongest ally it's an important vibrant economy so headless government in washington would be a catastrophe for many specs of the policies of a of a corporation of course this bill first focus the attention of the president towards washington even more and sometimes you need an odd looking president if a crisis comes and then of course a shutdown means the government can really run you remember. president obama couldn't attend a very important summit in asia in two thousand and thirteen because of the shutdown and we can't afford the president trumps trump is planning to come to the devils economic summit to europe and these are important venues he has to attend
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there so we'd be happy if this could be avoided despite republicans controlling both the white house and congress the u.s. government as as you know has shut down what does this mean for president trump i mean. imagine this is his first interview anniversary in office and. i think the democrats knew that this might happen then of course it taints the day the day he should take balance and look at his achievements and this is why they are so friendly trying to put the blame on the democrats the democrats have of like loaded the bill with nonfinancial issues especially the very important agreements legislation and this is exactly what the republicans did earlier so to blame them as being irresponsible is hypocrisy but it means for him that he cannot prove that he is. do you make it that he cannot actually reach out to congress and make these kinds of compromises that would be necessary for this. thank you so the
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u.s. government technically ran out of money of midnight on friday the moment trump began marking one year in office so let's take a moment to look back on that here one of the defining features of his presidency is his propensity for governing by twitter earlier we spoke to former cia director and then secretary of defense leon panetta we asked him what implications trump's use of social media house. i cannot imagine i was i was chief of staff to the present united states to bill clinton i could not imagine being a chief of staff and trying to determine what the strategy is for a particular day and then go to work and find out the president at five am started tweeting thing that that totally undermine the ability to have some kind of strategy for that particular day you're going to have to spend your time
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basically repairing the damage that the president did from his tweets it is it is very unstable it's very erratic there's no reason that the president has to suddenly get up in the morning and tweet without developing some kind of stable policy approach to deciding what is the strategy for this administration it cannot just be a tweet you can't do foreign policy by tweeting. so later on panetta says trump's tweeting is a damaging and ineffective has the international community been able to come up with an effective strategy for interpret in his tweets first one has to understand that his twittering is effective to reach out to his electorate and this is very important these are not doctors these are of course government documents but they're not treated like this in his mind he wants to reach out to his listeners first we have to understand that the policy is made not by twitter but by the
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actions of the people around him by the agencies by the white house and i think there is a lot of good cooperation going on so the strategy is to reach out to the reasonably reasonable people around him and and press that they have sort of credible long term policy that we can actually rely on having rica thank you for joining us the u.s. military has put countering china and russia at the center of a new national defense strategy the u.s. defense secretary jim mattis called the two powers growing threats and lamented an erosion of military readiness and capability to confront them it's the latest sign of shifting american priorities after more than a decade and a half of focusing on the fight against business militants the twenty eight hundred national defense strategy calls for an increase in the size and budget of u.s. armed forces which is supported by the president. not to some of the other stories making news around the world egypt's president abdullah fatah sisi says he will run
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for a second term in march elections he's been challenged by som eone on the country's former armed forces chief anon has called upon state institutions to remain neutral in the campaign. the operator of japan's crippled fukushima nuclear plant says it has captured images of what's likely to be melted fuel inside one of the damaged reactors the images would provide crucial information for its cleanup a massive earthquake and tsunami in two thousand and eleven caused through reactors of a vocation a plant to melt. pope francis has warned that the native peoples of the amazon have quote never been so threatened thousands of indigenous people travel to meet the pontiff during his visit to the privy in city of port au modern auto one spokeswoman warned if they take away our land we will disappear a man who sort of pistol to the teenage gunman behind the twenty sixteen bashing in
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your neck has been found guilty of involuntary manslaughter he's been sentenced to seven years in prison philip k. and it is selling the weapon and any additional to the eighteen year old gunman who killed nine people before killing himself. at the australian open germany's best hope in the men's draw alexander stair of crashed out in five sets against yon chunk of south korea fourth seeds there of was ahead after three sets but his opponent wore back to take the final to chunk who was also knocked out there who had also not observed brother misha in the first round is the first south korean man ever to reach the last sixteen of the tournament. in friday night's game her berlin and dortmund each came away from the german capital's olympic stadium with a point davies will go got the hosts on the scoreboard less than a minute in the second half thirteen zero zero zero with the beautiful cross to set
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up an easy finish one built for her time but gordon's shinji kagawa headed home in the seventy first minute to level the score english teenager jayden sent you the tee this one up for the gobbler to put away one zero is how it ended. one of the top one does the games on saturday sees a bottom of the table showdown second to last hamburg versus last place cologne this encounter could be an indicator of what to expect from each of these old traditional clubs as they battle to stay up in the top flight next season humber coach michaels gives dollars attempting to remain cool and calm no easy feat as his team are sitting in the dreaded drop zone last time i play lost weight the outskirts of they desperately need a victory this weekend against bottom of the table. it's right to say that this match is particularly important to us to beat it's
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a home game and against a team that's struggling to avoid relegation but recently they've had a bit of a boost create some person off the pot the first half of the season proved disastrous for cologne with relegation practically assured but the club are feeling hopeful again after their last minute victory against bloodbath last weekend but their success in the run darby be a sign of what's to come. as a long movie and if it weren't so long as we remain in the relegation zone winning is the only thing that matters is the phone playing for a victory from the very first second to the last this sort of. a victory for cologne would push them within three points of second from bottom hamburg which would serve as a welcome boost for the billy goats and worrying for michael's good old site. lessons to. we don't like the situation where we don't have enough to points but we need to be realistic before the current season even got underway we knew this
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season was going to be incredibly difficult again. something has changed in cologne believes that miracles can sometimes happen with hard work and dedication. it should be an exciting match get ready now for some breathtaking scenery day nine of the paragliding world cup super phylum colombia was won by mickey all siegel on friday the swiss pilot soared to victory with a six minute lead over his closest challenger the competitors battled clouds and missed throughout the race after the day started with a tropical storm goes when also season claim top spot in the overall world cup rankings. and just a reminder of the top stories we're following for you the u.s. government has begun a federal shutdown on the day president trump marks one year in office the senate failed to reach a spending deal needed to keep the government running all but the most essential
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