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♪ these are laws that have been broken for many years, decades, but we had a great meeting. >> when you prosecute the parents for coming in illegally which had should happen, you have to take the children away. >> president trump dig engine on his zero tolerance policy in washington. while families at the border are broken up. and children are being sent to places call tender age facilities. new surrounding the inspector general reports and the hillary clinton's investigation. >> how much you will soon be paying. >> and severe weather, and the
wednesday forecast. >> a surf side gator looking for lunch, something you do not see much or very often. "early today," starts right now. >> as outrage over families separations at the border engineers a boiling point, we are now learning what is happening to the infants and toddlers who are taken away from their parents. the news leading to the emotional moment from msnbc's racha rachael madow, this has just come out. trump administration officials have been sending babies and other young children, hold on. to at least three, can we put up the graphic of this? thank you. do we have it? no. three tender age sheltersn south texas. lawyers and medical providers --
i think i'm going have to hand this off. yeah. sorry. it's time for "the last word," where he is live in brownsville texas. >> lawyers and pell providers who visited the shelters described play rooms of crying preschool age children had in crisis. 2300 children have been separated from their parents so far. advocates are taking their outrage directly to administration officials, a group of protesters confrontsing homeland security secretary as she ate dinner in a mexican restaurant last night. [ chanting: end family separation tyler holton described what
happened. in philadelphia, hundred hads pence's hotel. chanting "immigrants are welcome here," and for attorney general jeff sessions, religious fall out. clergy members bringing religious charges against him over the zero tolerance issue. the charges include child abuse, immorality, racial discrimination. and new questions about the legal journey of the children and partners being apart. [ end it now, being chanted ] >> outrage is growing with the zero tolerance policy separating children from the parents.
that verified by worker at another government contracted shelter saying that facility was under staffed and ill-uipped. >> that the something you hear in over other room as a child is desperately weeping for their mom, it's an i mpactful thing. >> immigration courts are swamped and the parents are pleading to be reunited with their children. this had picture was published. >> being there in person is so quiet.ant and it's the palpable >> those charged with illegal entry in to the u.s. are given this flyer. showing them steps on how to locate their children t department of homeland security
said that their families that seek a sigh lumber at ports of -- seek asylum at ports of entry will not be separated and will be processed in 72 hours. but some have been saying they have been waiting longer. some have been waiting since this weekend. children in tow, this child clutches a teddy bear and hopes the journey is over soon. she said that honduro onus is h home country and she cannot go there because of the violence. jennifer said she paid a coyote to bring her from honduras u.s. she said gangss why she d-- honduras with her 3-year-old
child. letting go of her child, she said, is unimaginable. dhs said that it will process asylum seekers here at ports of entry within 72 hours and some families say they have been here longer than that. right now they are surviving on donated pizza and water bottles and expect to be here longer. >> congressional lawmakers left a meeting with confused to which gop bill they should back after the commander and chief repeatedly said he supported the bill. without getting in to specifics during a visit to the capitol. he is standing hiss ground, according to the ap, this morning, the reporting is that he told house republicans that he would continue to hammer away on immigration and would not relent on the separation of families. saying that the tough stance will be a winning culture war position comparing it to how he used nfl players kneeling during the anthem. that after he did not have the warmest of receptions when he
journeyed up to capitol hill with democrats protesting in the hall ways of power. >> we will not go away! >> quick separating the kids! separating the children! mr. president! don't you have kids! >> this comes as the fight over the situation at the southern border reaches new heights. let's go the tracypots. tracy, good morning. >> hi there, good morning everyone. new problems at the border and in congress as lawmakers try to figure out what president trump is willing to sign to relieve this issue as you said, he met with republicans last night, but they are unclear on which of two plans he is willing to support. the one that seems to be the most popular, a compromise plan would provide $25 billion for his border wall, before meeting with republicans, president trump blamed the law and parents for the situation at the border.
when you prosecute the parents for coming in illegally, which should happen, you have to take the children away. people that come in, violate the law, they endanger their children in the process. and frankly they endanger all of our children. you see what happens with ms-13. >> you saw the protests though there on capitol hill, democrats and some republicans are saying this is a problem that the president created and it's a problem he can fix. >> have a heart for a change. take that -- pen of yours and do away with this horrendous in humane policy of yours that rips children from the arms of their parents. >> president trump lawmakers. t later today. philip, hoping to work it out. >> harsh words for a harsh reality there. thank you so much.
>> republicans and democrats are going hd head to head -- are going head to head over the inspector general's report that sharply criticizes the hillary clinton report over the investigation of her e-mails. the democrats were looking for the fbi giving her an advantage. neither side quite found what they were looking for after questioning. >> hoping to discredit the beginnings of the russia investigation, house republicans are he reliving the fbi's investigation of hillary clinton's e-mails. >> we see jim comey and jim comey alone deciding which policies to follow and which had to ignore. and they are focusing on the two top fbi employees that privately texted their opposition to donald trump. >> the man cannot become president. clinton just has to win. >> the justice department's inspector general in his second
day of testimony on capitol hill revealed what he found. >> this was extremely serious, completely antithetical to the core values. it revealed that five fbi employees expressed opposition to trump and we still don't know who three of them are. while he did not find that the actions were politically motivated, but he cannot say the same about the russia probe. >> more to be determine odd that. >> he stopped short of backing the claim of the president and his supporters that the trump campaign did not collude with the russians. he said that the investigations have nothing to do with each other. >> our report does not address russia. >> and democrats are finding their own reason to focus ontor double standard. >> pointing out that the handling of the clinton e-mail investigation likely doomed her presidential hopes. in washington, drew wilder, nbc
news. extensive hail damage has been reported in colorados as a severe storm slams that area. traffic cams show the massive chunks on the highway. the drivers are trying to avoid the ice. that is happening 30 miles north of the denver metro area. meanwhile, parts of the midwest are recovering after their own storms. major roads in minnesota and wisconsin have been closed due to severe flooding. that extended across the great lakes to michigan, where they saw 15 inches of rain in the past few days. it seems there will be troubled spots today many. we will take a turn and michelle has all of that. good morning. >> good morning, we are in a soupy type weather. summer starts tomorrow, by the way. that has moved off to the east. wh we we had baseball size hail we are looking to kansas, oklahoma city, seeingevin the c some severe weather. you see it here. weather in
the central plains and the mid atlantic and ohio oh-- ohio valley. thank you very much, michelle. it was very historic day, day six at the world cup and kicking it off, it was columbindjapan. came down to the 72 minute. great pass, he gets his head on the ball and tit's in the back f the net. up a huge 2-1 day, russia getting a victory over egypt. they are undefeated in group play. enough.
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speakers equipped with the virtual assistant alexa in hotel rooms. it's raising privacy concerns. we have the details. >> hey, google, call that sandwich shop on smart street. the virtual assistants are everywhere. are t fastest growing electronic dwight on the markets right now. alexa, turn on on the lights. >> and amazon's alexa is ready to good on vacatalex order me a that salled a. >> it will put -- tuna salad, the hotel chain will put them right next to the beds. the hotels together have more than 1 million hotel rooms around the world. it's called alexa for>> alexa, speaker to order room service. call house keeping and make restaurant reservations without picking up the phone.
>> it shows that our world is evolving. it's a good idea. >> i think it's weird in a hotel. >> you always have somebody listening and watching, it can be concerning. >> some response to customer worries, amazon said that hotel guests will choose if they share a room with alexa and guests can request that it be taken out of the room. and no personal information needs to be shared with the echo in order to use it. but there this move in to another private space in your life comes as the company is under fire. from alexa, randoming laughing to collecting your personal information. to complaints from a user in portlander, oregon that said her alexa recorded a private conversation and shared it with a private contact. and amazon said as unlikely as the string of events is, we are evaluating this case to make it less likely. what should families know to take precautions to protect
their privacy. >> there's a button on it that they can use to slilence it and make sure it's not listening to you. it's the new world order, that means that devices are going to follow us. >> our thanks for that report. what do you think? >> no. alex sampt not going anywhere near my hotel room. and amazon can make money with the brown boxes delivered to my store. >> i'm okay with it if you can unplug and plug it in like a hair dryer, i think i'm okay with it. >> the option. >> that is until something happens, amazon, right? >> thanks for watching. >>our news continues rig yhthal.
thank you for starting your morning with us. i'm marcus washington. >> i'm laura garcia. >> it's going to be a nice day around the bay area. we're starting out with the clouds and fog near the coast. we'll see that as we head into the next few hours and then it clears out. let's get a look at our cupertino temperature trend. upper 50s at 8:00 and mid-70s by early afternoon. nice little breeze and comfortable weather but we've been talking about hot weather in the weekend forecast and i'll have more on that in a few minutes.