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making marijuana research easier. last month lifting the american health service review requirement helping the department of health and humoran services to facility research into the drug. the ed show is up next. >> good evening americans and welcome to the "ed show," live from new york. let's get to work. >> tonight. no trump slump. >> the biggest lead we have seen my any by any republican by far in this race. >> since i went to number one, they have having a field day on me. >> i don't think he has the character or the temperament to hold the highest position in this country. >> plus progressive pope. >> the pontiff's focus will be un on change. not his own but climate change. >> later, may i have your attention. >> good luck to republican presidential contenders desperately trying to be heard above trump. >> some candidates will be so frustrated they will do nearly
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anything. >> and movement matters. >> how do you see addressing racial justice? >> i wish i could tell you i had a magical formula on how to end racism. >> thanks for watching. we start with important news on the 2016 presidential race. a new quinnipiac poll shows voters in key swing states do not trust hillary clinton. in iowa only 33% of voters trust her compared to 59% who do not. in virginia 39% trust clinton. 55% don't. in colorado 34% say she is not honest and trust worthy. 62% say they don't trust hillary clinton. bernie sanders trustworthy numbers look way better but people need more information on the candidate from vermont. in iowa.
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in virginia. voters trust sanders 43% to 17% and 40% are undecided. in colorado the numbers are 41% trust sanders and of course 24% don't. 35% need more information. what does this poll show? the poll shows a huge opportunity for sanders to overtake clinton. meanwhile, when you put hillary clinton up against republicans, it is pretty much more trouble. jeb bush has the lead on clinton in iowa virginia virginia and colorado. walker also leads on clinton in all three states. he's up 9 points in colorado 8 in iowa. rubio beats clinton in all three states. by 8 in colorado and iowa. we should point out sanders i does a little better against republicans in these states. this poll means clinton clearly had works to do. you could make the case she's not connecting with the voters. meanwhile donald trump continues to dominate the head lines. today trump was asked if he
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regretted giving out senator lindsey graham's phone number. >> not at all. i mean he just came out. i've never seen anything like it. he came and started call mega a jack ass. he's got zero in the polls. he's got nothing going anyway. i don't think he's even very popular in his own state. you heard the applause i was getting. and i did it for fun and everybody had a good time and we had a packed house. i don't regret it. it seems to have got an lot of press but i don't regret it at all. he calls me names. you have to fight back. he did it for fun. can't politics be fun? is trump telling us something. rick perry has also been critical. so this morning trump jabbed back at parry. he posted this picture saying governor parry in hi office last cycle playing nice and begging for my support and money, hypocrite. earlier today governor perry
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responded to trump. >> let me no one be mistaken. donald trump's candidacy is a cancer on conservativism and it must be clearly diagnosed, excised and discarded. we will be no better off with a republican divider in the white house than the current democrat divider in the white house. donald trump, the reality television star, is a great generator of ratings. but donald trump the candidate is a sewer of division wrongly dmonzing mexican americans for political sport. >> well we'll remember if he remembers anything in the next debate when it happens and trump is there. now it would seem to me this would be the perfect time for perry to organize some demonstration outside of the
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trump towers if he wants to get some news but then again maybe nobody would follow him. the formula for republicans is pretty simple at this point. attack donald trump on all fronts and get some attention somehow. this morning marco rubio jumped on the band wagon. >> the presidency of the united states is not just the top government official. it is the leader of our people and of our nation as well. it is important that we have -- to conduct the presidency it has to be done in a dignified way. with a level of class. >> do you believe donald trump. >> i don't think the way he's behaved is dignified or worthy of the office he seeks. we already have a president now that has no class. >> and we all know how dignified the republican party has been over the years to barack obama. a new poll out from morning consult shows trump is in the lead among republicans. he's not going in the wrong direction. he is in first place at 22%. jeb bush at 15%. no other republican breaks
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double digits. trump's favorability rating is 49%. not bad. however quinnipiac has negative rating of roughly two to one in iowa virginia and colorado. i guess you could makd a case for anybody, any way right now. tomorrow trump goes to the mexican border. he was invited by the national border patrol counsel. he will visit laredo texas and get a firsthand look at the border. he is expected to speak more about the controversial comments on immigration. where is trump in he's on the firing line? he makes a comment about border security and what do they do? they invite him down there. are they doing to it correct the record and say you know what? you're right about all this stuff? tomorrow, it's more trump
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coverage. get your smpbscell phones out. are you paying attention to trump on social media? we'll show you the results later in the show. let's talk about hillary first. e.j., are you concerned? or should i say, should the clinton camp be concerned about these trustworthy numbers? >> i think it is an issue they have to be concerned about. i don't think they should necessary will be concerned too much about the quinnipiac polls. if you look inside them they have had a shift of 5 points towards the republicans between their two surveys. it seems a very republican sample. and if you compare what the quinnipiac found in virginia july 9-20 with another poll
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clinton was ahead of bush by 8 in one and behind by 3 in another. so they don't compare. one, yeah she has to worry about she's lost any republican who has ever said nice things about her and has been on the attack. benghazi comes up regularly. i think she does need to get out there and spend more time talking to voters the way she did in the second half of her 2008 campaign when she did much better. and when she was out there. one other thing from these polls i take that i think is important. marco rubio, whether you look at the ppp, quinnipiac or the other, seems to be doingter against the democrats then against the other candidates. i think both rubio and governor perry owe president obama a
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apology to comparing him to donald trump. >> when you look at clinton losing to republicans in iowa colorado and ohio. this is the best your party has had since 2008. >> yes. and the polls now really don't mean that much. when you are looking at july around this time frame 2007 guess who was in the lead? it was hillary clinton beating obama two to one. >> which tells bernie sanders everything if you look at trends. >> exactly. it is going to be the money issue that we know is critical for all of these things. when you look at the war chest, hillary clinton has raised a lot of money. as governor jeb bush has. marco rubio and obviously ted kroousz have done well. as well as governor walker. yes the numbers look better for republicans but she's having an issue with not only the fact that they don't trust her, but
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it is a likability issue. can the voter connect with her? and i think that is something she's going to have to deal with. and i think with her campaign. even her communications director came out not long ago saying we are sacrificing our coverage because she's not out there talking about the issues talking to the press. and i think that there is a void there coming from her campaign. >> i've never understood why hillary clinton is so guarded to doing one-on-one interviews. i've never understood. it is almost as if it is a royal family kind of thing. and why? if you want -- if you want to represent the people don't you want to talk to the people? if you want to rep -- and she's done these tours and everything. but let's face it. facebook, twitter, all of this stuff. social media clearly very important to this campaign, which is even more the reason she should be more visible and accessible to the people who
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think she's not trustworthy. all of these vehicles and she's denying the use of them. >> well, you know, she has a very complicated history with the press. the clinton family has a complicated history with the press. and so there is a certain reluctance there. i don't think that reluctance serves her well. again i was talking to a former clinton aide who is still very much for her who made this contrast between the very controlled clinton in the first part of the 2008 campaign. and it was in that period that barack obama took off. once she took her knocks and got clobbered in iowa and came back in new hampshire and then lost more races she really let herself loose. both on. >> that's because she didn't have a strategy past super tuesday back in 2008. she had no strategy past super tuesday. and she had to do something different. now is she at the point right now where she's got to do
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something different to get ahold of this early on? >> i think it would be wise for her to do that. i think again the campaign for a long time, they are keep herg guarded and keep making the argument they just want her to be talking to voters. everything is very scripted with speeches. compare that to republicans who are being accessible. answering hundreds of questions. they want to be able too talk to the voter. and even with donald trump and his comments he's the one the media is so attracted to and getting all these answers from and he's willing to answer any question. hillary has decided to take a different strategy. i think it is hurting her because at the end the controversies of the private e-mail can the clinton donation with the foundation all the questions still remain to be answered. she hasn't answered it accurately and that is affecting her trust issue, honesty issue and the likability problem. >> i don't think there is a reporter in the media in washington or new york that wouldn't like to do a sit-down
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interview with hillary clinton right now. who would deny that e.j.? >> no lots of people would. i think she's started doing it. if the question is do i think she should open up more? yeah i think it would be good for her. do i think that bigger events, you know events with more questions and all that. sure. i think she should do that. but again i think it is very early. i look at the national polls against the republicans. average of the last three national polls. she is up on bush by nine walker by ten. rubio by eighth. is notion that there is something imploding i this i is wrong. >> no one's used the word imploding. but when you have consistency in polling in state after state that people don't view her as trustworthy, you are looking at the button but you ain't pushing it. houston we got a problem. i mean something i think has to be noted here. great to have you with us
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welcome back to the "ed show." top scientists gave a bomb shell warning about climate change and rising sea levels. glaciers in greenland and antarctica will melt ten times faster than previous estimates. this means sea levels could rise ten feet in as few as 50 years from now. lead scientists and 16 co-authors many of whom are considered the top in their field. climate change is now a real human issue. pope francis and five dozen world leaders signed a joint statement pledging to take strong and speedy international action. business de blasio was among the leaders who met with the pope. he announced an interim goal to reduce carbon emissions, the levels in the city of new york by 40% before 2030. the larger goal is to cut them
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80% by the year 2050. >> his holiness challenges us not to be captives not to be slavish to consumerism. as citizens to rise above it. >> florida is ground zero for the impacts with over 1200 miles of coastline, florida is especially vulnerable to rising sea levels. rhode island senator sheldon whitehouse visited twice last year to see the effects firsthand. he says republican presidential hopefuls bush and rubio from florida are ignoring the realities of science in their own state. >> it is okay if we're not scientists. the scientists are there to help. they have offered to and they understand there. the republican candidates from florida are running against the facts and running against the opinions of experts and local leaders in their home state. the question is why republican
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presidential candidates continue to refuse to engage on climate change. >> senator, good to have you with us. >> good to be with you. >> a melt ten times faster than previous estimates? what does that mean? >> well it is a reminder that the consensus position on climate change has very responsible views on the other side of it. the climate change is actually going to be a lot worse than we currently anticipate. and when you look at what ten feet of sea level rise means to an ocean state like rhode island or to a sea front city like miami, it is a lot of pain. it is a lot of catastrophe. it is a lot of expense. it is a very very significant danger. >> senator, you have been to the senate floor no less than 107 times talking about climate change. and now you have called out those in a state where they say it is ground zero florida. some of the politicians there. why do you think they are in
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denial. and i was down in florida earlier this year and i did a five part series on climate change. the real estate boom down there and crazy. some of the cities are investing in infrastructure. but for the most part the business community e they are not paying any attention to this. what do you make of that? >> well the florida lesson is really clear and these florida presidential candidates they are ignoring their hometown papers. they are ignoring the home state universities. they are ignoring the army corps of engineers office in florida. they are ignoring virtually anyone who knows anything about this. the mayors and county official republican and democrat who are living with this problem day in and day out. and i think help send a message that maybe this is just a political fight and there is no reality behind it. but, you know, that is an awful lot of voices from florida that have piled up to the point where i think it is absolutely
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irresponsible for these florida presidential candidates particularly to have anything at all to say on climate change. they got nothing, ed. >> yeah. what about new york city? is that just a good start? or is that something that is going to really have an impact with the measures that de blasio is talking about? >> i think there were 50 mayors there and there is a whole mayor's conference on this. they are going to get a lot done. the big polluter political guns haven't yet really focused on the mayors so they have a lot more room to maneuver than a republican congressman or republican senator who has to flif a live in a tough threat environment from fossil fuel interests. in the wake of the citizen's united decision. but above mayors and above congress there is going to be a reckoning with the american people in november. and the american people aren't denying climate change any longer. >> and the role of the pope how
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important, how critical? and do you think he can have a real impact. >> i think he can have a huge impact. first he's charismatic and well regarded and a great speaker on the subject. and second his message in the en encyclical get out to all the organizations like the knights of columbus and that tidal effect of it spreading is going to be as profound i think as his immediate speaking of it. >> senator, thanks so much. keep up the great work. still ahead. senator bernie sanders joins me to discuss black lives matter that movement that is in his face and how it is impacting the 2016 race. and next republicans are trying to steal the spotlight. trying to gin up momentum about the front runner donald trump. is it working? betty. to steady betty.
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welcome back to the "ed show." in a month since he lost his campaign campaign donald trump has stolen the media spotlight. or should we say earned it from the field. some outrageous comments have put his name atop the head lines. for the other candidates it is not easy to get air time. some are trying to beat trump at his own plan. one candidate destroys the tax code in a new video. >> i'm rand paul and i'm trying to kill the tax code all 70,000 pages of it. ♪
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>> another candidate with an appetite for destruction is trump's current target south carolina senator lindsey graham. after trump made the senator's cell phone public yesterday, graham decided to put it permanently on silent. ♪ >> if all else fails you can always give your number to the donald. this is for all the veterans. >> and you can also read those two videos like a book. if there was ever an endorsement that the polls have got these two senators nervous, it is those two senators right there. on the one hand they are cooling him a clown. on the other hand reacting to everything he's saying. for two senators to do something like that that is almost a trump
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endorsement that he's credible and they are nervous. what do you make of this? you wrote on huffington post that the press has missed the trump surge. >> media matters have documented for a long time. during obama years they have turned a blind eye to the ugly radical turn that the conservative movement and the republican party has taken. the unprecedented obstruction. in and of itself. the press has for years, this is a he said she said both sides are to blame. why can't they get along. so from that environment you through in the birther nonsense and the race beating from fox news and rush limbaugh. it's not unusual and shouldn't be that shocking that someone like trump emerges as the front runner. but i think the d.c. press is very surprised. he's not a serious person. should we really cover him? maybe not even pay attention to him? he reflects a increasingly large
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portion of the republican base. he is the id the fox news id without a doutd. >> i think one of the stories that was missed yesterday, me included. i had an opportunity and i didn't take it. what is lindsey graham doing calling donald trump seeing if he can get on fox news? a united states senator calls up a guy in new york saying hey do you have any influence over there? really. is that why he went to washington? is it so important to serve that he's just got to get on fox news? what is his agenda? >> talk about pulling the curtain back. this is what these people live for. it is not the rnc. it is not so much the donors. it is the whose the booker at fox news. how do i get on a fox news camera. and that ties in exactly to trump. he is again, he is the fox news id. he's the one who teamed up with fox in 200111 with the extended
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birther charade. fox gave him a platform and he's wreaking havoc and people are still -- >> soyou are not at all surprised what's happening here. >> right. and republicans told him please done it down. yeah that worked really well. >> can you imagine what he said on that phone call? are you kidding me? who are you? >> who are are you, exactly. but it deposegoes back to again the republican party itself. the quote establishment. it has evaporated. it doesn't exist. it is a free for all. largely a right wing media free for all. and donald trump for now has the formula. >> what does a donald trump look like on a debate stage? sooner or later he has to get real serious. or does this continue? >> my guess is what you see at the press conferences is what you are going to get at the debates. it is going to be much shorter. he's not going to have much time but he's going to have the republicans responding to him.
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every head line the next day is trump. >> rupert murdock is asking fox executives to back off the trump coverage. you mean to tell me that the reporters at fox news don't have instincts of their own to understand or to feel out what the american people are thinking about or what they want reported on? what do you make of this? rupert murdoch saying back off trump? >> right it all goes back to who are the king makers in the republican party? it's fox news. so they have this little mini civil war. i don't know if it's for ratings or authentic. but clearly rupert and his sons are not happy with this trump clowner imagery. others are very excited about donald trump so there is this back and forth. we've never really seen this open warfare on fox in terms of a republican candidate. this is all new.
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this is all complicated for the republican party when you have got morning show hosts running the primary season. >> so if trump's got a huge ego and trump's got a big bank account and trump has a lot of media attention, how does he capitulate and step out saying i didn't get the nomination? i don't see that happening. i mean i think this guy is going to go as far as he can. and if he has to go independent, he would. >> right. that it is true terror for the republicans. if he goes independent, if he legitimately goes through to the end, look at the numbers. the republicans might get 30, 35% of the vote. >> and listen to the sound of the people talking in south carolina yesterday. we played some tape. they were genuinely affected by this guy and what he's saying and they appreciate what he's saying. so he is striking a nirve. he's news tomorrow. he's going to the border. something is going to happen. either they are going to scold him or pat him on the back. we'll see. still to come senator
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and we are back on the "ed show." senator and candidate bernie sanders wants to reach black voters. the twitter universe mocked sanders after a confrontation with black lives matter activists over the weekend. protests say her name in reference to women who have died in police custody. sanders did not mention any names on stage. his answer moved the conversation to income inequality. >> when we talk about issues like black lives matter let me tell you something, a study just came out a few weeks ago talking about youth unemployment in america, an issue we do not deal with as nation. >> critics say the senator missed the point. racial discrimination and economic disenfranchisement are connected but independent. sanders appeared to listen. he became the first candidate to speak on the case of sandra bland, a 28-year-old woman who died while in police custody.
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on tuesday night the texas department of public safety released a 52 minute dash cam video showing a traffic stop that ended in sandra bland's arrest. >> don't touch me. i'm not under arrest. you don't have the. >> you are under arrest. >> i'm under arrest? for what. for what? for what? >> get out of car, now. >> why am i being apprehended? >> berndsie sanders immediately called the video totally outrageous. and the he says the video highlights why we need real police reform. and he joins us here tonight on the "ed show." senator sanders, great to is you with us tonight. >> good to be with you. >> senator, what specificem reforms in policing would you want to see or what you are call calling? >> oh there is a lot we have to do ed. we have more people in jail than
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any other country on earth. millions of lives have been destroyed because people are in jail for non violent crimes. so we have to take a look mandatory minimums and the drug policy and the militarization of police forces all over the country. we have to take a look at use of force policy. that is what you saw in that dreadful and painful video of sandra bland. what you saw is an aggressive overactive police officer, who dragged this woman out of her car, assaulted her, sent her to jail for what crime? a minor traffic violation. that happens all over this country. and it especially happens to people of color. so we need a real hard look at the way police departments function in america. and we need to figure out a way
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that in terms of how we treat african americans so that young people can walk down the street without having to worry about whether they are going to be harassed or shot in the back. we got a lot of work in front of us. >> senator, we reached out to the black lives matter movement. and we asked if he had a question for you what would it be? it came back. you advocate for free public colleges for all but how do you address that fact that black degree holders are less likely to be employed or paid equal wages. >> he's right. that is called structural race. and we have to address it. providing free tuition at public colleges and universities will be a huge step forward for this country and the african american community. but what we also have to do is to make sure that when people apply for a job they are not discriminated against because of their race or their country of
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origin. and obviously the other thing that we have to do ed is that when 51% of young african american kids that graduated high school are unemployed we need a jobs program to put those young people to work. but getting back to that really painful video of sandra bland one could not imagine. it would be very hard to imagine a white middle class woman being treated in the same way as sandra bland was. >> senator, do you have a problem with black voters? is this going to be a real strum blg block for your campaign? and if so what are you going to do to reach out to them. >> i come from a state that is 95% white. that is just the simple reality. we've only been in the race for about 2 novemberand a half months. we have a lot of work to do to reach out to the blackafrican
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american community and the hispanic community. but i'm proud i've been a lead for the fight for civil rights and social justice in this country country. we are going to get that record out to the american people. and i believe at the end of the day we are going to have a significant amount of support from the african american and hispanic communities. because the agenda that we are proposing is going to be very very meaningful to them. >> and senator, the incident that took place last weekend in phoenix, what is your reaction to that? did that blindside you? >> well of course idt did. >> and critics say that you missed the point. >> well look i was there and invited to be there to talk about immigration reform. that's what i was invited to do. so was i blindsided, was i surprised? of course i was. on the other hand the issue that folks there on hand were raising
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is an absolutely vital issue that has to be addressed and i sfwoend address it. as i said a moment ago, our criminal justice system is out of control. the number of african americans and hispanics who are in jails are disproportionately high. we have got to from a to z rethink criminal justice in america so we do not end up having far more people in jail than any other country. lives are being destroyed right and left. >> and finally senator, here in new york a panel appointed by governor andrew cuomo just recommended the minimum wage be raised to $15 an hour for fast food restaurant employees. you introduced a bill to raise the federal minimum wage to 15 bucks an hour. is this catching fire? >> absolutely. >> and why is this such critical time for that? >> in fact we just had a rally here on capitol hill with about a thousand workers. many of them whom work for
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contractors of the federal government. the minimum wage now is a starvation wage. and i'm happy to see because of activists they have raised the minimum wage to 15 bucks an hour in new york. the legislation that i and others introduced today would do that national. nobody who works 40 hours a week in america should be living in poverty, ed. >> senator bernie sanders. appreciate your time. thanks so much bernie. still to come malaysia's poor working conditions could get a pass in the united states as they push forward on the tpp. we'll explain.
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trafficking and forced labor are as bad as ever here. we have women who are raped endlessly, workers who are malnourished, and there is no political will to take it seriously. we're going to do a deal with these people? here is the condition. in may, 139 graves in cages were discovered in the malaysian jungle. authorities believe the abandoned jungle camps and mass graves were left behind by human traffickers. things are so bad, the state department related -- or should i say rated malaysia a tier 3 country in their trafficking in persons report. countries with a tier 3 rating cannot be accepted into the transpacific partnership. reuters reports the u.s. state department is preparing to give malaysia a tier 2 rating. it would reduce malaysia to a watch list and give them a path to join the tpp.
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the report is expected to be released later this week. people are outraged. protests were held at the u.s. capitol and the malaysian embassy today. senator robert menendez added fast track that would prohibit tier 3 countries from joining the transpacific partnership. he told vice news upgrading malaysia quote, would represent a blatant manipulation of the administration's own ranking system, undermining the credibility of our international efforts to fight human trafficking. it would be a stain on our country's record of upholding human rights around the world. for more let me bring in texas congressman lloyd doggett. congressman, good to have you with us tonight. >> thank you ed. it is a really horrifying situation. >> why is the state department even considering this? >> well i've raised this directly with the state department earlier, and with ambassador froman. they've assured me earlier that they would not do this. but the report that we're
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hearing perhaps from a whistle-blower about this is very troubling. the real question is can we develop a 21st century international trade policy that incorporates our american values including respect for individuals and certainly stopping sex trafficking, trafficking in children, and forced labor. the malaysia situation has just gotten worse. and for them to reward malaysia at this time would be a real step backward. >> so malaysia has made no progress in your opinion in the stopping of human trafficking? >> no. and it is more than my opinion or senator menendez. i raised this concern in the ways and means committee during the markup. but our ambassador to malaysia in april noted they had not made progress to get out of tier 3. and this report only covered to the prior month that the state department is considering further recently, the president of the bar association, the attorneys in malaysia noted there was no basis for removing
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malaysia from that list that awful list of north korea, syria and zimbabwe. the few countries in the world that don't value people, that treat them as slaves. that's what we're trying to prevent. >> i don't want to put words in your mouth, be uwould you think that it seems or appears like the united states would sell its moral soul to get this trade deal done? >> well, ed that's what is so troubling to those of us who have sought a better tpp and a better fast track. the fast trackers seem to only be concerned about how many goods and services move across borders, and not concerned with those values the issues of worker rights in vietnam, of trafficking in malaysia of destroying the hardwood forest in peru. the ustr just does not seem to place a priority on those matters. they're either indifferent or they just don't prioritize this. >> do you expect a response from the white house?
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and the president? do you expect a response from president obama? is it that critical? >> i think it is that critical. i think he needs to speak out on this issue personally. we're hearing that the report which has been delayed, this trafficking and persons report normally comes out at the beginning of june. it's been delayed longer than any time in history. it appears to be coinciding with this trade conference out in maui, that it may be released next week. and i certainly hope that we don't reward malaysia. but i don't want to see this report, which has been the gold standard around the world in dealing with trafficking, to see it devalued and rejected by simply manipulating it for one country that is not a good actor on these issues. >> and quickly, congressman, do you expect other countries to raise the same concerns you are and this country is? >> one would certainly hope so. if you read reports like the one you referenced, if you look at the groups around the world that really are trying to do something about trafficking,
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they want the world to speak out on this. >> yeah. >> but president obama and the united states need to lead the way. >> congressman lloyd doggett of texas, great to have you with us tonight. thank you so much. that's "the ed show." "politicsnation" with reverend al sharpton starts right now. tonight on "politicsnation," a criminal investigation against the trooper who arrested sandra bland. her family responding to that dash cam video tonight. also one of the most emotional pleas for a living wage you'll ever see. a woman sharing her personal tragedy just steps from the capitol. also rick perry slamming donald trump calling him toxic and a cancer on conservatism. and that's just the beginning.


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