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welcome to journal editorial report confirmation proceeds for supreme court nominee brett kavanaugh in tur hill that kufrlgs he will sexually assaulted a young woman more than 3 1/2 decades oak accuser christine blasey ford will sit down to answer questions about the incident, kavanaugh has categorically and unequivocally denied flatter to chuck grassley on thursday kavanaugh asked for a hearing as soon as possible, so that he can clearing his name. let's bring in columnist and
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deputy editor dan, and columnist kim strassel mary o'grady. >> do you make about the nature of facts this accusation. >> well i think the most important thing to establish out of the box here is that there is no way, to prove either side of this case one side saying one thing other side saying the other we're not going to get proof of a 35-year-old case. >> there is not enough witnesses not enough contributions not facts from accuser doesn't know where it happened, et cetera, what matters for the republicans are the optics, of the optics in terms of fairness treating her fairly, in her process of making the accusations and that they are treating the judge fairly, in his response, and that is why i think that it is very important that they don't you know start saying
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she is not credible, very important that they don't say boys will be boys, i mean these are kinds of things they should stay away from listen to her remember that, you know, believing her in in the the face of him denying it categorically that sis destroying a person without any proof, and you know all of the idea that women are going to side about her i don't think that is necessarily true i mean we all have fathers brothers, husbands, sons, we all would want them to be treated fairly, and in something like this so i think it is just as important that they treat her fairly, but also showing they are treating him fairly. >> so what does he "fairly" mean? he makes this argument this word gets tossed around a lot, fair like when we were three years old had a fight that is not fair your mother would say well life isn't fair he is being asked to disprove an
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allegation kwolt be disproven standard if he connot disprove should it be disqualitatived qualified disqualified from supreme court. >> ait in aa hill accusations against clarence thomas, nearly 30 years ago she said that explicitly he she said has burden of persuasion that is only fair, that is a reversal of normal due process. >> only anita hill saying that, roll forward to now entire liberal i daresay much legal community saying we want to reverse due process in cases like this. >> if that holds, what this means if that standard is established as a standard it means that anybody up for a nomination like this, would is faced with aaccuser, the facts no matter how clear, or how unclear ckandiscan disqualitati
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someone. >> weaponize sexual harassment allegations i am calling it feinstein, in fact dems should be concerned about, because some point they are going to have a president back in white house, a new opening on the supreme court, they are going to want judges, want to not just a question to the judiciary. any person nominated for any position in the federal government all you need is one even totally unsubstantiated allegation you are out of that business for life. >> president trump, has -- was pretty cool and calm through weeks you know let's see the senate play it out, then late in the week with a tweet that basically said that i have no doubt that the the attack if i can get my glasses on dr. ford as bad as she says charges would have been immediately
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filed with local law enforcement authorities by her or her loving parents. i asked that she bring those filings forward, so that we can learn date time and place, of course, by her own statement, she filed no didn't tell anybody much less if police. >> i think -- i don't think the president's tweet is really helpful full at this time, i mean, i agree with him, that you know she should bring those facts forward whether she filed that a then people who have studied sexual assault cases say that victim often doesn't factual about it at the time give her a pass on that, the important thing is that when she wants to make an accusation now i think she has to be more specific than she has been. particularly case the judge is going to have an opportunity to respond, and you cannot be just ragged on in the public square and hung without some specifics about what you supposedly the done that hasn't occurred yet. >> 30 seconds, that means a
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full cross examination really, brett kavanaugh's right. >> the democrats want to deny making it clear that he should not be allowed to do that. so it comes back to where we walked in, she said/he said ebbs m of the committee roman coliseum thumbs-up or thumbs-down on nomination, that is no had the my idea of advice and consent. >> all right i think this is where we are unfortunately when we come back democrats continue to demand an fbi investigation into the allegations against brett kavanaugh, but is that an appropriate roll for the bureau to play? ♪ why test a hybrid engine for over six million miles? why hand-tune an audio system? why include the most advanced active safety system in its class, standard? because when you want to create an entirely new feeling, the difference between excellence and mastery, is all the difference in the world. introducing the all-new lexus es.
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reopened fbi background check investigation spent time to do that. >> so it is now the fbi's responsibility to investigate these claims, date the analysis to judge kavanaugh's background, and report back to the senate. >> democrats this week calling for fbi to investigate the sexual assault allegations is that proper role in the process, let's ask one who served is as chief nominations council to the senate judiciary committee during confirmations of justices john roberts samuel alito, welcome. >> let me ask you first about what how well do you think chairman chuck grassley is doing in handling very difficult contoentious situation. >> great job patient may be to a fault from the beginning, democrats have made it clear they don't want the president
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to fill the supreme court seat and going to oppose anyone nominated first day trying to disrupt the hearings trying to prevent them from even starting that senator grassley a veteran of the senate has been many times doinged about moving along giving as much deference as reasonable to colleagues so that do you think he had any choice other than to allow a hearing to go forward here of some kind make afr offer public or private hearing as he has to christine ford. >> i think it is ashame at this place senator feinstein ranking member plead glat on committee had these allegations a couple months ago a process within the committee to investigate allegations like that confidential that is searching for the truth not politics, and if he chose not to go down that route we had public after hearings after the process designed toaway weigh things
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like that chairman grassley was right to do what i could to give dr. ford the opportunity to tell her story. whether that was in public or in private, to senators or staff. >> well, you mentioned this process, that the normally be followed what would that be about what normally happens if a senator on committee came into have an allegations like this be aware of it what would happen under normal circumstances? >> so under normal circumstances this is not the just, by the way, something that happens every few years supreme court they scan see -- committee has a process it applies to every nomination it considers hundreds of nominations for federal judgeships justice department positions what happens fbi goes out interviews associates, friends neighbors of the nominee, over course of their life create a file this is fbi background investigation. it is not analysis it is not a review of whether or not the formal to me is fit to be
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confirmed, that is the role of the senate, it is data it is nonpublic information that has given to the senate, fort senate keeps in a confidential setting and reviews if there is something of concern in that file, or if something else comes to the committee that would be relevant to that file like a letter, that sthor feinstein received could be added to the file if she raised this a couple months ago i have no doubt committee probably would have sent out fbi agent to do interview or to maker allegations were in the file, the situation we have now is the allegations are already there, we have heard the allegations, but no -- >> leaked. >> they were leaked so this is not part of the confidential process, like was the case in the hill thomas hearings that was leaked after the fbi investigation. it was, of course, leaked. >> at this point the next logical step for the committee, to follow up, on they allegation and categorical denial from the judge, bond by follow-up you
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mean committee staff do interviews, if they sit down and say all right. let's ask some questions, of two people, and any witnesses relevant the staff provides that information to the senators if you have a public or private hearing depending on what they want the witness wants, and then the senate make up their mind about this? >> that is correct, and people should also understand, that it if a federal crime punishable by prison to lie to congressional investigators there has been weighted on need to have fbi ask questions lying to fbi a crime, equal crime to lie to congress. >> so what is what i mean so at demands by democrats, and for a while, at least by miss ford's lawyer to get the fbi involved here is that just sue perflous at this stage inness what are they trying to accomplish. >> i believe, though i think that the demands can only be
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understood in the context of strategy the entire time to delay and disrupt predicting i assume they hope they get past election maybe they will pull off marriage and win control of the senate, and then, success in en goodwill preventing this president from filling the vacancy if not a reasonable request for more information every -- every senator on that committee knows how this works, they know that they could ask questions themselves, it is up to them to make their judgment according to the constitution, and besides i might add every nat on the committee knew there were going to vote this nomination before allegations arose. >> in terms of standard of evidence we don't have a lot of time but in terms of standard of evidence senators use to make decision it is basically whatever they want it to be right, i mean ultimately yes or no on the nomination, not necessarily on this particular allegation. >> that is right they have to sole constitutional authority
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to give their advice and consent and decide who deserves lifelong tenure on the court. >> all right. thank you very much for being here appreciate it. >> thank you for having me. >> when we come back with a kavanaugh confirmation hanging in the balance stakes couldn't be higher in battle for control of the u.s. senate the raes to watch how a pro texted supreme court fight could influencing voters in the midterm elections. i've always looked forward to what's next. and i'm still going for my best even though i live with a higher risk of stroke due to afib not caused by a heart valve problem. so if there's a better treatment than warfarin, i'm up for that. eliquis. eliquis is proven to reduce stroke risk better than warfarin. plus has significantly less major bleeding than warfarin. eliquis is fda-approved and has both. so what's next? seeing these guys. don't stop taking eliquis unless your doctor tells you to,
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>> they got to get out total midterms. [cheers and applause] >> got to vote. you got to vote we need more republicans. you know when they say we have a majority, it is like you -- it is like this. if somebody has a cold we don't have a majority that day. >> president trump in las
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vegas nevada stumping for dean heller lowe locked in tight race against democratic congresswoman jackie rosen one of close contests in battleground states with the kavanaugh confirmation hanging in the balance stakes could not be higher for the fight for control of the senate we are back with dan kim strawsel, james freeman, kim let me start with you you wrote in your column this week that if judge kavanaugh is forced to withdraw that will be a disaster for republicans in the midterms explain. >> well, look, there is a reason democrats are fighting this fiercely not just because they disagree with kavanaugh's ideology, or even that they want to spare their colleagues from having to vote on this before midterm it is because they know this is a fabulous issue, with their base. it rile them up gins up enthusiasm will be out there claim if they kill this claim look, give us a majority in the senate we will hold that
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seat open until 2020 when we win back the white house, conversely would be demoralizing to republicans gave senate white house two republicans in part off to a say over the supreme court, they do not appreciate tactics consider a failure of will by republican leadership. >> i agree with kim about that, that is even if the president nominated somebody like barrett to if kavanaugh withdrew before the election. >> republicans need to get kavanaugh through, i think they will, and the downside if he does go through, is you have a lot of democratic incumbents in trump states five case he won by more than 10, they are going to be in a very tough spot when they have to make this vote, it is why they want to deep delaying it they do not want to have to go
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on the record but any that vote against kavanaugh probably going to pay a price. >> mccaskill of missouri she is one of those locked in a very close race against kavanaugh this week must think charges are kind of cover for her politically. >> they may have given her comfort but they haven'tem bolded leem like heitkamp in north dakota to jump on antikavanaugh bandwagon she will but will have a cost with athletic. >> even confirmed democrats we loss that the this is a great issue for us we can use if hearings, to portray republican haa hittinhate -- ha woman did he morelize in the suburbs. >> that is is entirely possible that is the game they are playing playing that game for months drive turnout, how
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the democratic a business could get more en raged crazy than it already is, is hard to imagine. >> look, the kavanaugh nomination is not just another political incident weighing on election i think a watershed political event, the tacts reversal of reality in the kavanaugh event -- due process, is just building day by day, sure president-elect kags kill earlier said coming out against kavanaugh this is going to play out, about about another four, five days, to the ultimately event confirmation or rejection, my reading is a lot of independent prosperities out there, certainly at republican are disgusted by what they have seen i think their turnout stronger than one might have guessed. >> looks to me like there are about seven races within margin of error in senate three held by republicans, nevada arizona tennessee then
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four by democrats north dakota, missouri indiana florida, as we know from history, sometimes all those races at the end go one way or another. so senate control is in the balance here. >> we have no way of knowing, although it will gen very much on what happens in coming weeks with the kavanaugh nomination. i am convinced i think what should concern republicans they should be in better shape than we are right now, you know those 10 seats democrats defending this year they are within that margin of error they are doing well, other than heidi heitkamp in north dakota, showing to be behind in polls, they are in good shape, republicans, these three seats nevada and arizona and also what is the last one? >> tennessee. >> tennessee. exactly. they have got problems, there, socio, by the way, just a note here for the public record it started early voting began in north carolina this week it will continue with growing numbers of states going forward people are already
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going to the polls. >> james you have been out toing the compeconomy a long ti reps change of policy tax cuts deregulation tax reform why haven't they been able to use this effectively to justify reelection. >> i think they can, i think they have been confused by some polls seem to say that most people don't think the tax cuts were great amazingly didn't think their taxes were court for more than 90% did get a tax cut but the statistics that matter americans understand the economies better one area trump actually is in positive territory clearly, 50-51%, 8 margin approval versus digs approval since september to 16 wrong track right track improved by 25 points happy americans think the current is headed in a better direction the republicans can sell that. >> all right.
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for itself. hassett contends that wages are rising faster than some data seem to show, kevin hassett joins me now, he is chairman of the white house counsel of economic advisers good to see you again. >> thanks for having me paul. paul: you created a fuss about the deficit corporate tax cuts paying for itself, almost there. what is the case for that? >> well, as you know about washington right there is only a fuss when you say something true people don't like right? so things that happen. was that we ran over ran number if you go back to january, of 2017, the cbo said 2% growth this year, and instead we are looking closer really to 3 1/2% growth, that extra 1 1/2% growth gives much revenue over 10 years easy to envision tax cuts on corporate side paying for themselves, it is really, really simple math you saw steve moore "the wall street journal" this week laid it out, in detail for the
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people pem i don't o do in white house press conference. >> i looked at congressional budget office revenue numbers, this year, i mean for the fiscal year ends the end of september, corporate tax revenues are down about. >> corporate revenues are down. >> 30%, individual revenues are up 7%, or so really healthy, but how do you mesh in point about corporate tax cuts paying for themselves with corporate revenues being down? >> is it that is a great question, and the point is that if you get more gdp you get more revenue from all sources, right? so if we have you know extra dollar gdp then we are going to get 18 cents of extra revenue that is going to come from payroll tax people have jobs, from income tax because they have neck corporate tax receipts this year down as you know gdp skyrocketing market skyrocketing cap gains republican that adds up to much better looking next 10 years than we thought in 2017
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when president trump was inaugurated. >> is it higher faster growth story. >> yeah. >> the deficit that is going to roll in cbo says for this fiscal year, that closes later this month 800 billion dollars, kind of give or take that is 4% of gdp, 4% of the economy -- how worried should we be about deficits of that magnitude? >> well i think that we should definitely be worried a lot, about long run deficits, and this country des pro rataly needs fiscal consolidation i have written before my public life began at the white house that is when basically both parties get together look at the long run entitlement programs everything else put everything on the table come up with a way to restore long run balance this is if you go back look, there have been commissions, studied this put out proposals yet we've made little progress as a country. absolutely as economist i can tell you urgent we do that but near-term stress i think is really not something to be
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concerned about, in fact, i think that what we're seeing with high gdp growth celebration of markets a response to kind of releasing opening up a valve releasing pentup demand for capital spending because of lower corporate tax rate that is reducing revenue this year because like expensing is more coastal when people buying lots of machines buy machines and machines produce output in the future so i think, that tax cuts are giving us more growth that is going to put us in a better situation to deal with a budget problem built i think that ultimately got to be a bipartisan solution. >> we still have to deal with those entitlement issues going forward. >> let's talk about wages one of the promises you guys made in the white house was that if you cut corporate tax rates, and if you cut individual rates it will redown to higher wages some say look we haven't had increase in wages particularly after inflation that you guys promised, you
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did a different a little bit of a different calculation said what we're having bigger wage raises, how do you explain that? right, in fact, you know, very, very simple that the people who are saying that wages are not growing, are excluding benefits in fact you guys in "the wall street journal" had a great article about how benefits are skyrocketing. and they also don't account for tax cuts were pretty big if you want to know what is happening toovrt tax wage, what your viewers take home money they have you know after government takes its part that they can spend on represent food everything else, the after tax wage is growing over last year 1 1/2% after adjusting for inflation healthy wage growth. >> people say hey, hey, hey wait a minute, wait a minute you criticized us the obama people because we didn't have rapidly enough wage growth you are saying you are adding benefits and you are adding bonuses to that calculation that is no the the way that is not the way wages are usually calculated they are done from as you know a basic bureau of
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labor stats calculation, every month. >> yeah i think what matters to americans is the amount of more than they have to take home and spend on kids and everything else, and that was true, for president obama as well, and at the end of the obama administration, they had wage growth that looked like what we're seeing right now so if you adjust for taxes, that is not going to give you a lot of help for wage growth president obama for most people taxes went up for a lot of people taxes went up if you adjust for benefits it actually is positive going way back because there has been maybe 10 or 150 years gradual shift towards more benefits so it is not the benefits, by the way, are not just health care spending they are expand benches like more vaication days stuff going on right now, especially in this tight labor market employers competing for workers with generous benefits not just health care. >> quick finalizing question, about what is your prediction for third quarter gepd growth after 4.2% second quarter.
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>> we update our columns every day mindful we are not you know super good at doing this this early in the ro quarter we think 3 1/2 the sweet spot right now we think that -- but a big range of possibilities i think that the range 3 1/2 is a conservative call hoedz above 4 lot higher thanodes of being below 3, my job is partly to be conservative buy keeps he reminding people bad things can happen so i am being pretty consecutive right now other people estimate third quarter above 4, i am a 3 1/2 right now. >> can you. >> great to be here. >> still ahead president trump orders declassification of key documents in the russia probe dplalths cry foul is the presidented walking back those plans and why?
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key documents including 21 pages from the application for a warrants to spy on former trump campaign aide carter page, unredacted text messages sent by former fbi officials peter strzok jim comey mccabe critics cried fall the president appeared to, youing back that order tweeting i met with doj concerning declassification of various unredacted documents they agreed to release them stated so doing may have a perceived negative impact on the russia probe key allies called to ask not to release are there the inspector general has been asked to review documents, on an expedited base i believe he will move quickly in the end i can always decollaborative if necessary speed very important to me everyone, back with dan and kim, so kim this is a startling development here, we urged president for weeks months to decollaborative lassi.
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>> i hate to say looks like president got rolled doj fbi same people that refused to release all of this even to congress. now go to the president with the exact same argument they used for why they didn't want to hand this over even to members of the intelligencek to see somehow got into his head he is now agreed to have inspector general review these questions of what will or will not be released. >> yes? >> go ahead. here is a question he said this would somehow i am pinning upon the russia probe how does transparency hurt the probe this is about making documents public not concealing them. >> exactly, i mean i think, again, the entire point of putting these out is to provide clarity, on russia probe, now some of that may not speak well, of the department of justice in fbi,
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and ultimately handed over to bob mueller but be that as it may something that united states and public still deserve to know about. >> dan this is -- a claim foreign intelligence agencies didn't want it released maybe might be some secrets in there that they would rather not have, clues to but presumably that can be protected, the doj and fbi have shown, that when they redacted documents in this case, he were they redact a lot of stuff that is not jeopardizing national security. >> that is right, look, at this point we can only hypothesize guess why president trump walked this back. here is my guess. that he is somehow being assured that mueller has reached the end of investigation, and he is not going to be called to account for the original collusion narrative with the russians, having said that, it is hard to see how this would be in his interest. because the collusion
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narrative is based on largely the steele dossier, was being handed around by national intelligence the cia and fbi and ultimately the usual washington press corps ran all these anonymous stories based on that, these documents were going to give beginning of a rod road map who was doing what with that dossier presumably if nothing there would [he in president's interest so hard to understand why he walked it back. >> kim, time is of the essence here, because if republicans lose the house, as i expect they will, in november, the democrats going to take over house intelligence committee devin nunes will be in the minority if still in congress shutting this down everything about telecommunication probe into fbi justice department except for anything that relates to trump and russia. >> shut it down day one rest assured you are not going to find out anything more what respect happened in 2016 from
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a democratic house not going to get it from the fbi or doj, itself, and he sadly not from mueller probe decided not to look into this so this is very crucial the only thing i can think of whether or not there were some members of trump's national security team that you know in essence threatened to resign or something, if it went fully out unredacted perhaps these a way of mitigating against that trying to come to a compromise unclear what happened. >> extraordinary event dan, our friends in the press deciding suddenly he is going to declassify fixes are we for transpires around the we for accounting. >> we are for credibility of press institutions involved at the moment their credibility stands damaging with at least half of the public. you would think we want to restore that. >>ries the difficulti-- release
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. >> prior to my coming into office a lot of people thought we were going it was nevenl going to war in north korea the relationship very good very much calm down. >> president trump this week touting progress, in the push to denuclearize the korean peninsula comments on heels of meetings, this week between
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moon jae-in and kim jong-un, after which kim vowed to dismantle parts of nuclear program in exchange for certainly concessions from the united states. secretary of state mike pompeo said wednesday that he would restart the nuclearization talks with north korea with a goal of completing the process by 2021. retired four-star general jack keane fox news senior strategic analyst always good to have you here. >> great to be here paul. paul: what do you make this meeting between north and south any strategic progress? >> well i think it is relation building, to be frank about it, president moon on day of page than united states looking for reconciliation socially politically economically i don't think denuclearization is top priority for him it is for the united states, it is our central objective i think we've got to stay close to president moon so he doesn't make any concessions, looks like he is trying to set up an industrial base on a northern
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side of the border board we had once before economic industrial base if he does that that is violating u.n. sanctions. >> clear violation. >> putting money in their pocket, but yes i think, i think the real issue is despite ancillary progress, of connecting rail lines families returning remains, the real central issue of denuclearization means that they have to give up nuclear weapons or we have to observe them being dismantled destroyed same with about ballistic missiles and none of that has happened. >> this is where i think i have yes yongbyon nuclear fatallyr facility they promised to dismabtale decade ago as you a recall made progress towards, threw out inspectors went back to business as usual now saying okay. we will we will close it again, but you have to do certain things unspecified presumably want maybe an end to the korean war, would have
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implications for american troops, maybe they want the sanctions eased. are we buying same horse twice here? >> if we agree to reciprocation, we are buying that same horse twice i don't think this team is going to do that at all i think they are clear-eyed about it if we he end the war, and end the armistice so to speak next thing they will say there is no reason for u.s. troops, to be in south korea pressure on to us do that i don't think we are going to fall in that trap, clearly, if we walk away from any of the sanctions then we are given up allergic i don't think that is going to happen. >> last time mike pompeo in north korea said here is what you need to do if sincere you need to give us a list of all your facilities where are the researchers where are the bombs how many bombs do you have? where are your missile launches list of things to be able to know how big the program is, and how to verify whether they are giving it up they haven't done any of that.
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>> we want to send in, independent inspectors to verify those locations now we have our own list, of where things are but our list is not as complete as theirs to be frank. >> right, so but we will be able to tell if honest with us because some of that we have accuracy on they have not provide any of that. >> isn't that de minimis requirement if they really mean what they are saying about denuclearizing how can you decide they know what they are doing of a first discussions secretary pompeo had with north koreans told them make any progress with us denuclearization this is our going in requirement. >> so when pompeo goes there if he doesn't get that, then -- would be a big setback how long can we wait for this. >> i don't think we can wait much longer, because dragging in out like this, is -- part of the tact that they have used we have fallen into that trap. >> other evidence looking at sanctions for a a while there
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the least looked really tightening the enforcement of sanctions i mean now seem to be this enforcement seems wearing down the russia, for example blatantly violating sanctions. >> they have always have been. >> our intelligence not as watertight because of all good feeling, around this, you know a lot of countries are saying well you know it doesn't matter so much, so let's keep let's start trading again. >> you put your finger on the problem enforcement always the issue of an though people agree russians never publicly agreed with sanctions always vie ladies chinese opened the door wider, commodities flowing bionorth korea will take a lot of work on part of state department they know it to keep the country enforcing the sanctions when there is profit and not enforcing it no missiles flying no nuclear test at an no aura of crisis and that is why it is much more did i, but this administration, has got to press hard to do it because
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our leverage is sanctions, also, we can we can block aide ships from going into north korea death tougher we can start saying we are not going to sign family anymore into south korea. >> pretty high risk. >> we can heart bringing in capacity, into the into the region there is lots of options for us, if we believe that they are just gaming us this itself heading into a dark hole. >> but then you are going to have tensions with moon president moon. >> and china. >> china moon in particular, his goal here is unification. >> no, at any cost. >> that is right. >> okay, general, thank you very much great to have you here as always. >> good auk talking with you paul. >> one more break when we come back -- ♪ . >> in memphis, tennessee highest increases woman owned businesses in u.s. constant juxtaposition when mom entrepreneur more businesses
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. >> time for hits and misses of the week kim start us off. >> for paul president trump back there down on attorney general for reaccusing himself
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for russian matters i feel frustration one consequence overshadows otherwise important work at department of justice, this is a hit for jeff sessions for very important remarks on first amendment on campus, this week. and also having directed his team the intervene in a number of cases on behalf of free speech robbed by campus police in administrators put russia aside a little bit great to see a doj cares about constitution. >> a hit a for susan hendry, a retired librarian recently lender painting of jesus in childhood home in baton rouge was actually a da vinci her father's he state sold it for 20,000 dollars in 2005 went on auction 450 million dollars rather than be moaning money she could have had expressed gratitude for having had the painting in her home the idea
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brings her alive. >> my story, this is a m is to university of michigan professor john cheney agreed to recommendation letter for student wanted to study abroad, until he found out the destination where she wanted to study a country apparently he can't tolerate was north korea was it putin's russia cuba? no, it was a democracy called israel, we used to students doing crazy things on campus now professors boycotting students? unbelievable. >> a large miss to bank of denmark koifdiscovered it had ne he noted 2 positive billion dollars launder from estonia, brits are trying to find out how much ended up there, you know, ares scandinavian countries have a reputation for being clean as driven snow, maybe not quite. >> all right, remember if you have your own hit or miss
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tweet it to us at jer on fnc that is it thanks to my panel thanks for watching i'm paul gigot hope to see you right here next week. ♪ >> lou: good evening, everybody. our top story. rad dal dimms ramping up the orchestrated political and the media smear campaign against judge kavanaugh and the craven, desperate last-minute campaign to try to block the nomination of his supreme court appointment. >> these people in congress right now, in that senate judiciary committee, these white men -- old, by the way -- are not protecting women. they are protecting a man who is probably guilty. >> i understand why a president who has 13 credible sexual assault allegations against him may not order someone to investigate a

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