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  MSNBC Live  MSNBC  February 3, 2017 3:03pm-3:26pm PST

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united states and iran. greta. >> thank you. i was at the white house for interview with sean spicer. i started by asking if president trump going to keep iran nuclear deal or not. >> the president has been outspoken about his distan for the iran, he thought it was bad deal. he thought we gave away too much to iran. he continues to have major issues with it. 25 sanctions were issued against -- iran got a sweetheart deal. the president's action today shows that he is not going to leave the actions unchecked. they are the first check in a sign that there's a new
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administration. >> i think you said they are playing with fire. >> they are. iran should not be provoking us. they got a sweetheart deal. i think the united states needs to make sure they understand if they act out of the pro visions of the agreement, that we are going to act. >> the ballistic missile test does not have violated the deal with the u.s., right? >> there's no question that it violates the spirit of that. i think our actions today are in direct response to the -- >> they are trying to provoke us. >> there's no question about that. >> have you heard about israel on that. >> prime minister netanyahu come here on february 13.
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i'm not going to get into those discussions. >> why do you think iran is doing this? >> for eight years they got a way with it. they want to know how much is changed. i think the president enacted forcefully by letting them understand this is not the administration they have been dealing with the eight years. >> sanctions have been imposed today. >> if you heard donald trump talk, the reason he said -- he doesn't talk about what he going to do. he doesn't telegraph it. he leaves everything on the table. what we is going to make sure iran understand that he is not go to let united states be treated this way for a deal in which they should be thankful.
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>> have he spoken with our allies on this? >> he spoken to president ha lan and -- >> since the missile launch? >> not since the launch. especially to discuss these actions. >> iran said they took a slap at the president's inexperience. >> i think iran is going to feel the might of the sanctions and if they continue to act there's going to be more to come and they are playing with fire. >> we'll have much more ahead. with me david, amy from the boston globe. first to you, the iranian have
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do the missile testing. it doesn't violate un resolution. your thoughts on this. they are threating the needle. >> they are. it did not violate the un resolution so this is provocation to see where they can go. it's very strategic because one can look at it see the response from the united states put us ahead of our allies, ahead of the partner we had and put us in a vulnerable position. >> he said they are playing with fire. and he not been afraid to do bold things. i don't get what the iranian are getting out of being provokive. >> yes. i would not want to provoke him
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either. that's exactly what he wants. that's what he said his foreign policy going to be. he going to have wild card streak. for the iranians, they have politics to deal with too. people cannot role over with this kind of language. >> they didn't have to test. >> no. >> that's only going to get israel an grinnigry. we have prime minister comg leer on february 13. it reflects on our option on what we can do. this is adopting the obama policy. last year it was about nuclear iran deal. this is now a different issue they are trying to apply more pressure. the republican reporting is that obama administration put this in
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place to put pressure on -- >> donald trump bulled trigger. >> he moving forward with the same polsicy. to have sean spicer go out there say you have been warned. you have fewer option. whether they say all options are on the table. what does it really mean. >> what assume our allies are thinking part of this agreement with iran? >> they are looking at this as wow, we've seen this before. rhetoric matters in -- >> you have red line with president obama in syria. rhetoric doesn't really sort of matter. >> the rhetoric can be troubling because it is a dare. so what happens in iran reacts.
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>> we have deal with asad. i don't understand. i know iran is dangerous. a short distance from israel, you don't want to get israel mad either. >> this is a case where president trump is running up against candidate trump and beginning to realize to govern you cannot be bold as he has been on the campaign trail. you saw it in a norm of different areas in foreign policy. believe it or not. he has administration is moulelating a little bit. >> "new york times" reporting pillars of obama policy including israel to curve construction. i asked about his statement that future is settlement might be impediment to peace talks.
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>> the settlement is should not be obstacle to peace. we'll have that conversation with the prime minister when he is here. president trump is to have peace in the region and middle east. so he something he going to continue to push for to figure out how to achieve that goal of peace between these two anybodi neighbors. >> do you expect them to move -- >> they president may discuss that during the campaign. he task the senior team to begin those deliberations to figure out what that would mean. >> we'll back with the panel. david, the settlement thing, is a horrible problem for the trump
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administration. >> much more softer than what we saw on the campaign before he took the presidency. now suddenly he is president, he is signaling to israel back off the settlement. is he going to say that to netanyahu to his face when he gets here. he has ignored our direction before. will trump have a bitter relationship with him that's going to be the question. will he be able to as tough as spicer was there. >> joe, i think we are seeing, him speaking on both sides of his mouth. the settlements are okay in certain places and one can l argue this is a settlement freeze call, so we don't know. >> this is extensions or
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modifications or -- >> in the bush administration there was letter exchanged you with build within certain blocks, don't build outside of them. what israeli propose is outside of this them. the big picture here the king abdul la is getting this as well. some construction inflames the situation. >> it's imflamed. >> thank you all. more from one-on-one interview with sean spicer at the white house. does the administration tone come interest the top. today's awkward meeting from at the white house on the controversial travel ban. in march, my husband didn't recognize our grandson. (woman 2 vo) that's when moderate alzheimer's made me a caregiver. (avo) if their alzheimer's is getting worse, ask about once-a-day namzaric.
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from north korea nuclear threat and what it's like to walk in the white house every day. we made news of ambassador to un. she had strong words towards russian. >> ambassador was very hard what she said about russia, if it you don't get out of crimea or or else. is that ambassador speaking or behalf of the president. >> she speaking on behalf of the president. we have been clear we're not going to lift the sanctions until they exit crimea. >> do you expect additional sanctions? >> i think the president conversations with president putin. he will make it clear what his position is with respect to ukraine with respect to entire
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geopolitical landscape. i think respect to the sanctions that we're impose specifically because of the russia's, they will stay in place until they withdraw. >> having been in south korea and north korea is rattling with his nuclear weapons, during the can pain, donald trump said off the cuff by japan getting nuclear weapons. where does the president stand with the area in southeast asia. >> he understand how vital it is. secretary went over there to reaffirm our commitment to that area of the globe to making sure we understand we support them. whether south korea and making
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sure they understand that -- too reatirm our commitment to the japanese. it's an important strategic place for us around the globe. >> i have been there a lot of times. it's a unpredictable place. there's little information coming out of it. they have tested five times successful. how could concerned is the president about north korea? there's one report they maybe starting up their weapon program. >> the president is concerned about their influence and their capability. the first trip secretary plattiplamattis took was to confirm our -- both of these nations in this area of
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the the globe. >> when something like a nuclear weapon it could be too late. >> i think their capability of launching it is not there. >> south korea certainly. >> absolutely. that's why making sure we over the there having the conversation with the blue house talking about our commitment and check on north -- >> we have begun from aran to russia. >> the president is going to travel to tampa, the home of special operations command to get briefing from the commander and thanks the troops down there supporting the work. you realize how important the work that to commands do to ensuring our safety, as we go around the globe, how many hot
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spots there r are. how many threats we face as a nation. they play an important role in keeping our country safe and making sure the threats don't come into our homeland. >> today, the president met with business leaders but the ceo of ub uber did not show up. >> go ahead. >> we had a lot of folks that wanted to attend the meetings. they understand the president agenda is one that's trying to lower the regulatory climate to get grow jobs and economy, that's why saw so many companies gather today because they want to be part of the agenda.
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they understand the president has an agenda that's looking to easy the regulatory climate to allow them to produce more, manufacture more and get jobs in the country, every day we're having meeting with -- they want to bring jobs back to institute manufacturing here in america. it's a in -- people who understand that if we change the business climate in this country and become competitive we can grow the economy, get jobs, lift up the wages that can benefit every american. >> he has to answer to the employees and the shareholders.
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it's a great company. that's a good thing that innovation, that entrepreneurial spirit is i still alive in america. a list of companies that want to be part of this continues to grow because they understand why his mind-set is and what he want to do. >> all of the things he wants to do during the campaign, there's no surprise what he has done so far. this is what he said he was going to do and he done it. >> it's interesting, so many time you hear excuses on why i can't dot. this president came and he followed through on domestic policy. >> he has to go to capitol hill, he has to deal with promises with his own part but with democrats. stephen bannon is a white
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supremacist, how do you get temperature down. that's what -- >> first of all, can you imagine in the shoe was on the other foot to make that kind of charge is ridiculous. it's not something you would expect from her. what the team is going to do is through action, get things done. >> does he invite her up here say stop the name calling. >> he brought people to the white house. some supported him, some of them who didn't. all of them have been against him during the campaign. he wants to get things done, put america back to work, as american see how policy are
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geared toward putting the country back together. >> how many step do dudo. >> ten thousands. >> a lot more. >> defendant. >> what time do you get here in the morning? >> between 6:30, 7:00. what time do you walk out of here? >> weekends. >> job exciting. >> very exciting. >> what's it's like to walk in the white house every morn? >> it's humbling and an honor. every time you walk in the door and realize you are among a privileged americans who get to work here. it is finite time that you are here. you realize you have so much time to enact change tor the american people and you try to make sure you use every minute of every hour of every day. >> who is going to win this
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weekend? >> america, patriots. i'm lifelong patriots. you used to go, go pat go. >> go pack go. >> i have to give atlanta credit. >> it's