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>> the president is talking about jobs and money today. the roundtable discussion in iowa just round up. now he goes to minnesota. i'm harris. here's dana. >> dana: this is a fox news alert. president trump holding a roundtable in iowa on job creation. his administration races to meet a deadline to reunite families separated at the u.s. mexico border. hello. i'm dana perino. this is "the daily briefing." the president taking his american first agenda to the heartland but it's crunch time for authorities. they scramble to bring migrant children and parents back together. reaction from both sides of the aisle. >> just tells you how bad this policy was that still here we are a month later and they still can't get some of these families back together. it's a mess, it is.
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>> the act of separating those children from their parents has -- it's a bad thing, a very bad thing. it has consequences on those children. how can you answer for that? >> dana: casey stegall is live in dallas. will the federal government meet today's deadline? >> the federal judge overseeing the case and implemented the deadline thinks so based on the numbers he's been presented with. it depend on how you look at the numbers. right now more than 1,000 reunions have already taken place between kid ages 5-17 and that was ahead of today's deadline. court documents show another 500 have been cleared and are awaiting transport. the u.s. district judge said the federal government's work has to be highlighted and commended with their efforts to link
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children with their families. the aclu and other immigration lawyers feel differently. >> i wouldn't want to commend someone for a terrible crime. it's good they're back together. shouldn't have been done in the first place. >> at least 900 children, a little more than that number, will not be reunited though in time to meet today's deadline deemed ineligible by the u.s. government that includes more than 450 cases as we know of parents that have already been deported without their children. >> dana: what is the justice department's response to the criticism? >> kirstjen nielsen tells fox news channel that this policy hats been giving parents a choice of leaving the country with or without their child when they're in deportation proceedings. immigration rights groups allege
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that many were misled by federal authorities. perhaps told things that they could get their children back faster by signing the paper going to their home country and trying there. in court, the judge said that this was fall-out from a policy that "lacked forethought" with regard to keeping track of people. kirstjen nielsen says that wasn't the case. listen. >> we had a plan. i think what we found in the midst of the plan, we had these intervening court cases. it's possible for folks to recognize, we really want to protect the children. >> secretary nielsen claiming in the interview with bret baier that she denied the zero tolerance enforcement was rolled out as a deterrent to try to scare illegal immigrants from coming and trying to enter the country illegally, dana. >> thank you, casey. let's bring in royce murray. she's policy director at the
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american immigration council and stephen camarota. thanks for being here. stephen, i know you follow this closely, the government trying to meet the court deadlines. what do you think that the government has learned from this that they will try to do in the future as the president wants a stronger enforcement on the border but this backfired on them? >> yeah. everybody agrees the way to handle this is to detain the family together. we have done that in the past. there are some court rulings that make that difficult and congress needs to step in and clarify the law. that's the way to do it. the other thing, which is release people once they claim asylum, you'll get more asylum applicants. the vast majority don't qualify for asylum but you have to release them. right now we have over 300,000 asylum cases and the reason that happened, these are the pending cases, there was a 19 fold, not
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19%, 19 fold increase in the number of applicants in recent years precisely because everybody realized that they were released. it was a get out of jail free card. the loop hole was being exploited. so the solution is to hold everyone and process them quickly. since most of them people don't qualify, we should send them back as a family unit to their country quickly. that would deter claims in the future and let us get to the real claims and mostly solve this problem, which is a difficult one. >> royce, the judge today said the government should be commended for their work in reunifying the families. 917 children not able to be unified because the parents being deported. that was about 450 people that casey stegall just reported. >> we're very much looking forward to the end of the deadline to so how many families
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have been reunited. many hundreds have already been deported. the coercion that has existed in this process has been profound. these parents, i was down in el paso speaking with detained parents two weeks ago. we spoke with dozens of parents. nobody had any information at the time they were being asked to sign paperwork. no consultations with lawyers, information was not presented in a language that they could understand and they didn't get copies of papers. so we have to make sure that any families that have not been reunited or any parents deported without children have done so willing will and knowingly. right now we don't think that's the case. >> dana: steve, congress leaves today, they're in session a total of 15 days before the mid-terms isn't there any legislation introduced that you think could have a hope and a prayer of passing some of these issues? >> it's hard to see. just came out of homeland security committee, they want to
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roll back this policy completely and institute catch and release. congressman yoder from kansas led this amendment being put on that would say people, who everyone agrees, don't have a good asylum claim would still be released if they say look, there's gang violence in my country or domestic abuse. that doesn't qualify people for asylum but they'd still be released in the united states, which the democrats push and congressman yoder let that go through. could basically be reopening this back door into the united states. i assume that's not going to go through on the full floor. but that's the kind of thing going on in congress. it's very troubling. >> dana: royce, that decision that jeff sessions made to change what you can apply for asylum with did put more pressure on the border so more people tried to cross illegally because they thought if they were chased by a gang in their home country, we could go to
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mark. that changed. maybe they were separated from their children. this is a big mess. do you think there's any appetite for the united states to pull together to do more at the source to help with law enforcement issues in their home country so they don't feel like they have to flee anywhere else? >> i think the attorney general has rolled back protections that existed in our law to protect people flying from problems like gang violence or from domestic violence. in fact yesterday there was bipartisan support for actually halting the implementation of that guidance and also not necessarily detaining families but rather putting them on alternatives to detention, which are more humane, less costly and just as effective at getting people to comply. we can control our borders but also have compassion. >> i loved having to two of you on. thoughtful and informed. stephen and royce, thank you. >> thank you. >> dana: a fox news alert. the markets reacting today as
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president trump speaks about his sucks says with the president of the european union. the president promising to hold off on tariffs for imported vehicles while the e.u. will purchase more liquefied gas from the united states. this is deidra bolton to explain it all. >> this could be a big win-win. if we sell more liquefied natural gas to europe, you have two big american businesses that could gain and maybe even more we know that the secretary of energy, rick perry, is at one of these facilities in maryland. the other big one is in louisiana. what does europe get? less dependency on russia. we've seen how fickle russia can be. >> they use energy as a weapon. >> yes. 2006, 2007, 2014, all of those were horribly cold winters. they turned off the taps in june 2014. people in the ukraine were
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actually dying. russia just said, you know, you owe us close to $2 billion. europe would love to decrease their independence on russian gas. right now they have a 35% market share. so from the european perspective, they would rather work with america. on our side, we just have to produce more and export more. a lot of analysts say if we invest in this, we could be the top exporter for liquefied natural gas. >> dana: that's remarkable. the agreement they made is to stop the war of words. stop hiding. >> yeah. >> dana: and there's benefit to that. >> of course. >> dana: our allies should push together against china. where will this go from here? >> yes. the agreement is to stop fighting. as far as the liquid file natural gas goes, the u.s. suppliers have to -- the problem is we can get better prices for that product in asia.
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you just referenced china. chinese manufacturing is just eating the world. so they love that liquefied natural gas. the bigger picture take away, listen, we worked something out with europe. we'll talk about nafta as far as canada and mexico goes. we heard from steve mnuchin saying largely we have a frame work. we were able to kind of find common ground with europe. there's no reason why we can't do so with our neighbors. >> dana: at least we stopped fighting in public. tell me about facebook. down 20%. bringing other people down with it. >> facebook is somewhat isolated, which i think is an interesting market story. yeah, it's lost $120 billion in market cap. but you have to have a stock with this much heft and weight to see this move. facebook is -- i know they missed their revenue target. i don't own the stock. they're still going to grow. grow at the 30% range instead of
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40%. there's a ton of businesses that would take that kind of growth any day. i feel like it was a kitchen sink quarter. they got the bad news out of the way to hear the analysts sweating over the telephone. it's a very clever p.r. if you felt the hot breath of regulators on your next, you'd say look how much we're trying to make our platform more stable -- >> dana: and you should say it in a voice like that. tone matters a lot. >> yeah, it's like oh, we're suffering and we're not getting richer as the click ticks. >> dana: meanwhile -- >> yeah. >> dana: thank you, deidra. president trump calms tensions with europe. now there's growing concerns among farmers that makes up a big part of his base. josh explains how this is affecting the president's approval ratings in some swing states.
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>> shepard: fox news alert on this special council investigation. the "new york times" now reporting that robert mueller is looking at the up's tweets about former fbi director james comey and jeff sessions. mueller apparently examining the tweets for possible obstruction of justice. the newspaper adding that he wants to question the president about the tweets. the president's attorney, rudy guliani, is reportedly dismissing mueller's interest in the tweets as part of an effort to bring down the president.
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>> the european union is going to start almost immediately to buy a lot of soy beans. this will open markets for farmers and workers, increase investment and lead to greater prosperity in the united states and the european union. it will also make trade fairer and more reciprocal. my favorite word, "reciprocal". >> dana: president trump backing off on his trade threats against the e.u. following a meeting with the president of the commission yesterday. this comes as support for the president drops in key battleground states. the "wall street journal" poll showing trump's approval at 36% in michigan, 36% in wisconsin. joining me now, josh kraushar from the national journal. was the president looking for a way out as he was feeling pressure from members of congress that are nipping at his heels?
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>> it sure sounded like that, dana. when you have a senator like ron johnson from wisconsin, the midwest, one of the bigger trump allies in the senate comparing trump's trade war with like the soviet union during the 20s, you know you're having trouble from your own biggest supporters. you look at those numbers from the nbc poll. you know, being in the mid 30s in two states that he carries, he talked about wisconsin and only polling in the mid 30s right now. dropping significantly. you have to worry if you're president trump. you have to hold your base. on trade, there's fresh signs that he's losing a lot from his biggest supporters. >> dana: in tennessee, marsha blackburn, the congresswoman from tennessee that is running for senate, she wrote this yesterday. we fully appreciate that these countries have had a trade war against us for years and it's time that somebody stands up. with that said, it causes us
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tremendous concern. this trade issue in tennessee is really heating up in the senate race. the democrat, a popular guy, phil bredesen is inching up in the polls. >> yeah. we have these unusual circumstances where democrats are trying to outconservative republicans on trade, which we haven't seen in a generation. so you have in tennessee. jack daniels is a big job employer with whiskey in tennessee. they're getting concerned about the trade war. they're putting pressure on marsha blackburn in her senate race. so phil bredesen, the former governor, a pro business democrat, has been campaigning on free trade. he says he opposes the trump tariffs. in missouri, claire mccaskill, a liberal red state senator, is trying to run to the right of josh holly and a big battle in that stay on trade as well. so you have a very tip topsy-turvy landscape where trump is running to the populous side on trade and the
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conservative candidates trying to figure things out. >> dana: and look at the quinnipiac poll with white voters agree, 49%. it's a 19-point swing. where does a president travel right before a mid-term, it matters. the president is headed to dubuque, iowa. why does that ring a bell for you? >> he's in iowa, a republican district in illinois as well today. these are areas that were trump country. they swung dramatically from president obama to president trump in 2016. look at the congressional numbers. they're worrisome to republicans. trump is trying to re-assure the people that voted for him, some democrats as well, blue collar democrats, that all is well on the trade front. all is well on the economy front. but it's concerning that you have to campaign in your strong holds. >> dana: if i could get a last
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word on something. a lot of people are led to believe that the democrats have run so far to the left, how could it be that somebody that voted by president trump would be persuaded by them? you had a column saying don't be fooled. the democrats are smart about running moderates in those districts amount quick word. >> you have your alexandria cortez candidates. but quite a few moderates. democrats have avoided the temptation to go to far to the left. they're nominating quite a few pragmatic candidates for the house and the senate. the republicans shouldn't be too cocky. >> dana: just so everybody is clear-eyed about everything. thanks, josh. check out his against the grain podcast. he release as new one each thursday. tough words from the republicans as they fight to retain their
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>> dana: fox news alert. crews working hard to contain a massive wild fire in california. you're looking at the cranson wild fire. it's threatening hundreds of homes in the san jacinto mountains. a new sign of potential problems out of north korea with fox news learning the remains of dozens of u.s. soldiers should be returned starting tomorrow. the same day we mark 65 years since the signing of an
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armistice that ended hostilities in the korean war. greg palkot is in london. greg, this is very good news, especially for the families that waited so many years for this to happen. >> absolutely, this is very good news, if it happens. we could be near an important step in mending the rift between north korea and the united states. a u.s. official telling fox news that the remains of 55 u.s. service members missing in north korea since the war could be transferred to south korea as early as friday morning korea time. that's thursday night eastern time. the remains will be flown by u.s. military aircraft to a base in south korea. they would be transported in wooden caskets, which have been handed over to the north koreans last month. remains will be cataloged and
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flown over to a center in hawaii for final dna identification and returned home. the returned remains a major commitment by north korean leader kim jong-un to president trump at the summit in singapore last month. some 5,300 u.s. service members are missing in the north and a return of the remains have been halts in 2005. >> dana: people forget that, 5,300, that's a lot. how does this fit into the efforts to denuclearize? >> yes, this is good faith. we talked about analysts looking at satellite photography saying facilities at a missile test site in north korea had been dismantled by the regime. another good measure. also comes after a trip by secretary state pompeo to pyongyang. it was less than forthcoming
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regarding denuclearization. there's a lot of pressure on the trump administration to come up with the goods. if it happens tomorrow, very important. the 65th anniversary, the armistice. one final note as the u.s. official warned us, it's never over when it's over with north korea. we're watching, hoping that it will come through this time. >> dana: a good reminder. thank you, greg. ohio congressman jim jordan making a big announcement this afternoon. why it could deepen a divide in the republican party. president trump set to take off for the second leg of his midwest jobs tour. the message he's bringing to people in the heartland. woman 1: proof of less joint pain... woman 2: ...and clearer skin. woman 3: this is my body of proof. man 2: proof that i can fight psoriatic arthritis... woman 4: ...with humira. woman 5: humira targets and blocks a specific source of inflammation that contributes to both joint and skin symptoms.
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about the republicans. i thought in the last two weeks, republicans thought things were going so well. >> yeah. look. in some degree, they are. larry and his people are very part. i started out by saying that they moved 17 races towards the democrats including adding eight republicans into the toss-up category. they did it largely because of money. democrats have had a good fund-raising quarter. 7 of the 8 republicans that they moved to the toss-up category have more can on hand. but they're right on two things. one is that the generic ballot is going to wrong way. the end of may, it was 3.2 gap for the democrats. if that's what it is only election day, republicans will keep the house. today it's eight points. the second point that i thought that they were right on, the
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president's job approval is not where it needs to be. he's really popular among republicans, but his approval rating among independents is dropping to wind the fall elections, republicans can't do it with republicans only. they have to have republicans and swing voters. >> we had josh kraushaurr on earlier. he talked about minnesota and wisconsin and michigan. his approval numbers are bad in those areas. when you talk about the president needing to appeal to independents, are those the people you're talking about? >> those are the kind of people we're talking about. we're talking about swing voters that like his policies, don't like how he carries himself sometimes and have to be reminded what he's doing right. number 1 in the recent polls is the economy. president, for example, in the nbc poll, 50% approve of his handling of the economy. 36% disapprove. 26% approve of handling his
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relationship with russia. so spend more time talking about the economy, what it is you intend to do to help make people's lives better. the economy is good. this should be a recipe for victory. >> dana: you know how frustrating it is and you have a good economy and you want to get the message out. there's many other things the media will ask you about. you have to be proactive. what the president is doing ott on the road with the people, talking about the economy, a great way not to talk about other things like russia. can i ask you about jim jordan? the congressman from ohio. threw a grenade into the speaker's race announcing that he will run for speaker. >> he's very articulate, very smart. he has two things going against him. one is that he's under a cloud right now, right or wrong with accusations that as a wrestling coach at ohio state, he was aware of sexual harassment and did nothing about it. he has to put that behind him. republicans won't elect a
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speaker under that cloud. more practically, if you're a speaker, you have to raise money to keep your majority in space. he's raised $442,000. he's has a caucus a has raised less than $3 million. >> dana: how does that compare to kevin mccarthy who also announced he wants to run for speaker? >> mccarthy said he raised $10 million this week towards the republican election chances. my sense is this is more about getting leverage, saying i control a block of votes in the house freedom caucus. so you have to come to me and i'll have a list of demands if you want our support. it's more about leverage. >> dana: one last question. the house freedom caucus has
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about 40 minutes. after this mid-term, you still think they'll have 40 members more or less? >> some of their members are in difficulty. david brat is in difficulty. the effort to keep their members in, if the house freedom fund performance is in the same place with $200,000 in your campaign war chest and a dozen or so members, they might have 40 total sympathizers but their actual membership is around 30. they have to do better if they hope to bring back some of their members. >> dana: thanks, karl. >> thank you, dana. >> dana: the president is just finishing up a roundtable in iowa. next up, granite city, illinois. he will tour a steel plant next hour. leland vittert is there in granite city. a place that i have been. what message is the president
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bringing, leland? >> he's going to say it's probably nice to be in granite city. there's a lot of nice folks here that are excited about the president's visit, none more so than the steel workers behind me. the president will tell you to look at the orange hard hats and the jackets, this is the 800 workers that the plant has begun to hire because they ramped up production thanks to the tariffs. that's the good news the president will be talking about. unclear, he will talk about the bad news, which we found out about 2 1/2 hours south here of st. louis in a county that voted 79% for donald trump. the tariffs force add nail company to lay off 140 people because the price of their steel went up. they raised the price of nails. executives say if they don't get a waiver, they'll close soon costing another 50 jobs.
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>> we're in crisis mode. >> and it gets worse. >> worse. >> they're still making nails, but with this factory at 50% capacity, they're losing money on everyone. management doesn't know how long they can keep these folks employed at a loss. as we walked around the factory floor, phillip bennett's tool box grabbed our attention, this is his fiance. she has a congenital heart defect. now the man that voted for trump is looking to a democratic senator to save his family's livelihood. >> claire is here fighting for us. i haven't seen the other guy do nothing. >> the other guy is josh holly, the republican attorney general taking to take on claire mccaskill, who wants a third term in the united states senate. mccaskill has made the nail company a big part of her push. we visited an aluminum smelter
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that is starting thanks to tariffs. they'll hire about 500 people. they agree with the president, that tariffs are great. they say they're going to stand behind josh holly. we await the president, expect to hear a lot about promises made, promises kept, bringing back the heavy manufacturing jobs like steel, like aluminum to the united states. as for the workers down at the nail factory, they said they wish the president would visit them. they supported the president and they would look him to hear their story as well. >> leland, thank you. i love your work. i appreciate it. the white house planning to address security in this year's election. will russia meddling come up? the president taking a hard line on iran. the role europe could play.
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the finance chief getting a subpoena according to the corporate cousins at the "wall street journal." "the new york times" supports that robert mueller is digging through the president's tweets. part of his investigation into possible obstruction and otherwise. plus, the president set to speak in the next hour. we'll have it on "shepard smith reporting" on fox news coming up. >> dana: the president talking tough on iran as administration officials meet to discuss their adversary. tensions rising as mr. true and president rouhani have traded barbs. i'm joined by morgan, just fresh in from d.c. have you take a look to what secretary pompeo said about iran in his hearing. >> president trump has said that iran is not the same country it was five months ago. that's because our campaign of testimony pressure, the withdrawal from the nuclear deal and our throw for support for the iranian people are having an
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impact. >> dana: morgan. mere mortals like us are watching this. people like you know what's going on behind the scenes. can you explain? >> what we're seeing is severe economic pressure on iran. what is fascinating, you're seeing the administration over the past week take a very coordinated response to iran. i think they're sensing vulnerability from the iranian regime. the past 18 months, you've seen teachers, union workers, veterans that are protesting because they're not getting pensions paid. a lot of internal strife in iran. since the united states pulled out of the agreement, you've seen the iranian decline at least 25% against the dollar. so what happens is, people are protesting saying wait a minute, when you got billions from the obama administration in relief, that would help the iranian people. instead, what happened, dana, the iranian regime lined their
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pockets with this money and funded terrorism. so the people have had it. so what we really need and why the meeting was so important, we need the e.u. to get on board to get the sanctions back on place and completely cut the iranians off from the dollar and the financial structure around the world. >> dana: the national security council meeting tomorrow again to talk about meddling in the elections. here's what kirstjen nielsen said yesterday. >> we know they have the capability and we know they have the intent. we've seen it in the foreign influence campaigns and their attempts to hack the elections. we have to be prepared. we'll continue to work with the state and locals on the election infrastructure. we have to be very clear. the capability and the intent of the russians is there. >> dana: might give people some
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comfort to know they're there working on this. >> yes, the administration has to have a coordinated voice and what they're doing to protect the elections. the white house knows what's going to happen. russia, russia, russia questions. they're not the only threat. often in washington, we forget about the cyber threats coming out of china and north korea. >> dana: and iran. >> and iran. it's not just russia. the administration needs one solid voice on this. kirstjen nielsen did a fantastic job. the administration needs a face for who will -- who the president will part in charge for election security. there used to be a position at the nsc that is no longer there. somebody needs to be the face and the calming influence saying we understand it's happening, we're not going to let people hack into our elections. >> dana: tell me how china did wrong by us yesterday. >> this is all the qualcomm deal that didn't get approved in china.
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people say this is due to the president's trade war. probably. i think the much bigger think that is going on in congress is the president is very likely very soon going to sign a reform bill. people go what is that? this is a committee that determines when foreign countries can buy critical infrastructure in the u.s., can do mergers acquisitions. there's nine countries that had to approve this qualcomm deal. the chinese squashed the deal, this is huge geo political ramifications for the president and his trade war and huge -- and we're trying to prevent the chinese from acquiring more important companies, technology in the u.s. so the chinese are fighting back. >> dana: the would say it's not nice. you know what he means by that. it's a nice way of saying other things. thanks, morgan. >> thanks, dana. >> dana: the president opening a new front against the press. he disinvited a cnn reporter.
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why the white house's argument may not hold up.
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>> dana: a potential medical break through with biogen and their japanese partner. the drug worked as an anti body and works on protecting brain cells. for people with mild alzheimer, it offered promise instead:those with a placebo. the treated group had slower designs on cognitive test scores. >> did michael cohen betray you? >> thank you, everybody. >> mr. president, are you
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worried about what michael cohen is going to say to prosecutors? are you worried about what is on the other tape, mr. president? >> keep going. thank you, everybody. >> why is vladimir putin not accepting your invitation? >> keep going. thank you, everybody. >> let's go. thank you very much. >> a cnn reporter trying to ask president trump in the oval office about his former personal attorney, michael cohen and vladimir putin. in the process, stirring up a new controversy. the white house disinviting her from a rose garden ceremony saying she kept shouting questions after everybody left. joining me is howard. i want to lighten this up. take a look at two instances that we found in the last month of a similar scenario. watch. >> thank you very much, everybody. >> mr. president -- >> please make your way out.
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>> mr. president -- >> i'll be announcing monday. >> the wto treated the united states very badly. >> thank you. let's go. >> mr. president, as far as when -- >> probably. >> right after nato. thank you. thank you very much. >> dana: howie, i played to show that the press is conditioned to know that the president is actually willing to keep answering questions as the press wranglers try to get the press out of the oval office. it's happened before. you've been covering this story. what do you think? >> you need a good set of lungs to be a white house correspondent these days. it's right. it goes back decades. sam donaldson used to yell at president reagan. even though president trump's wranglers are saying let's go,
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he often answers the questions so the reporters will keep trying. that's what they do. >> dana: so what happened yesterday? you think after this little kerfuffle this is something that won't happen again at the white house? >> it's not clear why cnn's reporter was singled out. other reporters were shouting questions. cnn is probably the president's least favorite network. i don't know there will be a great change in business. the president wants to stop this practice, he can stop answering the questions and they will die down. i'm sure it looks rude and arrogant to people at home. it's a way to try to elicit information. you don't get that many cracks at the president of the united states. sometimes he enjoys the give and take even after his staff would prefer to cut it off. >> the president uses these skillfully. looks like it's chaotic. i think there's sometimes a method to his madness and popping some news out there. the president especially at the
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white house, you're dependent on the press office or the president giving you stuff to eat all day. >> yeah, there's sometimes when it's inappropriate like at the easter egg hunt. but in the white house, it's part of the routine. >> dana: thanks, howie. >> thank you. >> dana: coming out of retirement for his most unusual case. what a former police dog was asked to search for. >> it's far-fetched and i know it's a crazy idea. to help get us moving. and help you feel more strength & energy in just 2 weeks. i'll take that. ensure high protein, with 16 grams of protein and 4 grams of sugar. ensure®
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>> copter bloodhound coming out of retirement to help crack the case of the messing pet tortoise. he spent nine years sniffing out bad guys and finding missing children for the utah police department before retiring to live with his handler. so when a tortoise named harold wandered off, she asked for copper's help. once harold get the scent, he
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found the pet missing in a neighbor's yard under rocks. he talk himself for a walk there. thank you for joining us today. i'll be on "the five" with my cohorts. i'm dana perino. here's shep. >> shepard: could president trump's twitter get him in trouble? the special counsel robert mueller new today is reportedly examining certain tweets. and the michael cohen trump tapes. they're more than about the president and the playoff and playmate. the former fixer may have more than 100 recordings. and now we're waiting to see what they reveal. the trump organization's financial chance. he's reportedly just been subpoenaed. meantime, in washington, an act of political theater is about to take a six-week intermission. some

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