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hello, everybody. i'm david gura at headquarters in new york. should the white house be worried about what law enforcement found at michael cohen's office and home. amid new reports that pruitt did in fact meet with a lobbyist whose condo he rented for just 50 bucks a night. and what starbucks can accomplish in half a day regarding systemic racism in the united states. it's a bumpy road for mike pompeo. the senate foreign relations committee scheduled for vote tomorrow on president trump's pick. he could be the first nominee not to win support. joining mess is robert menendez. great to have you with me. >> good to be here.
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>> let me start by playing a bit of same where susan collins was talking about this. >> i am going to vote to confirm him. >> any concerns at all or no? >> i've worked closely with him as a member of the intelligence committee. he is a very bright individual. i don't agree with every position he's taken or every word he has spoken, but i believe he has an extensive knowledge of world affairs that's been enhanced by his time at the cia. in >> what do you make of what she had to say there? you've come out saying you're not going to back his nomination. explain why that is. >> well, i respect senator collins' decision. every one of es have to make our own decisions, but look, i had in-depth discussions with director pompeo first, and then at the hearings. there were three major things. number one -- can you enunciate for me strategies on some of the most critical parts of the world?
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russia, syria, iran, venezuela. so that i get a sense of what you would be advocates as secretary of state. he really couldn't do it. are you going to assure me that you're going to be a strong advocate the diplomacy versus a knee-jerk reaction and most particularly are you going to be a break internally on the president's worst instincts. again i couldn't get it. thirdly, on the question of transparency and truthfulness, he wouldn't answer me about what bob mueller talked to him about and it was russia related, didn't tell us about his visit to north korea, and he has a history of comments about regime changes, against the lbgtq community, and -- >> start with the first one. he couldn't enonate some of the
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biggest foreign policy issues, that's pretty damning, you have the cia director unable to do that. >> senator collins is ed his difference. there's a difference between cia director of gathering intelligence, conducting covert places, maybe operations getting rid of bad guys, verse being the diplomatic leader of the united states and the world where we are trying to get countries to join us in common cause. that's a totally different skill set. while he may have information about some of these hot spots, he had not devised a strategy -- i'm not talking about broad, i'm not talking about specification, but just give me a sense of what you would be advocating to the president. how do we push back on russia's ma lined activities. how do we deal with venezuela
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that's exploding. those were hot spots that anyone who is going to be the nom near should have expected to be able to devise an answer to. >> we saw the fractious relationship between president trump and the mucher secretary of state. by all accounts there's a close relationship between prompt and mike pompeo. he does the daily briefing. the president relies on him for insight. how important is that to you in the next secretary of state? you've seen the breakdown. what does that account for? how important is it that you get someone in there that's -- >> clearly that's an asset. we saw the demise of tillerson's ability to advocate when the president was undercutting his very statements. so that's an asset that pompeo has, but that asset doesn't supersede all of the short cummings that he has that i've just ename rated. you would want that relationship
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with whoever is the president, because you can't be america's voight for diplomacy, unless you're in sync with the president. return to the visit that mike pompeo made. one of your tweets -- this is not about the president's perception. no matter how president trump sees it, director mike pompeo is not the nation's chief diplomat. the senate must confirm a cab neat. let's talk about this trip. you weren't happy that it happened and weren't happy with the explanation you got for it. what have you learned since how that trip came about. we've learned from heather nauert, the spokesperson of the state department, no state department representatives accompanied him. >> i'm concerned that the administration believes it can go into a major high-profile meeting with so much at stake and not have the preparation
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that would normally take a year or more. i wasn't so upset, but number one, you're not the secretary of state. there's a long history of not acting in the role to which you've been nominated until you have the advise and consent and confirmation of the senate. two, i'm not sure that the cia director, who has talked about regime change is necessarily the best person to go speak to kim jong-un. i know the president described describes it as a great meeting. we'll see what actually come from that. number three, you know, when pompeo was before the committee, he talked about -- when we were challenging him on what's your north korea strategy, but not having nuclear weapons used against the united states s use is different from dismantling the nuclear weapon capability that north korea has. if you talk to kim jong-un about uses, versus dismantling, it's a huge differente difference, the phrase stolen valor has used,
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there's been articles written about them. surrogates have spoken about his service during the first gulf war, in fact that's not the case. the cia has said that. how consequential is that? he never said it himself, but he never created the record, is what i've read. >> it's the amalgam of a series of issues. you can't be forth coming about your conversations with bob mueller on russia, which is incredibly important to the committee. you can't be forth coming about a trip, even in private. he could have said, i want to give you information, but in a classified setting. he didn't do that. and then you add this, he never said it, but he never corrected it. can you believe the secretary of state when we are formulating critical policy decisions, and the under article i, which is the constitution of the united
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states which says the congress is a check and balance to the executive branch, unless you have the in time honest information that you need. that's one of the elements he failed. >> thank you, senator, appreciate the time. >> thank you. mike pompeo's confirmation and future talks with north korea are just two issues facing president trump, who is on his way back to washington as we speak after leaving palm beach florida just minutes ago. must also dewith growing spec lakes about whether his longtime lawyer michael cohen will flip on him. a continued barrage of questions, and new questions about director scott pruitt's sweet deal at the condo. we have a reporter for "the daily beast" and a "time" magazine contributor. let me get your sense of the pressure the without, the pressure that they see michael cohen as being until at this point. a sense to the way the warehouse
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is playing out? >> the way the president has been acting publicly has been effusively supportive of michael cohen. he went on a tweet storm yesterday morning how he believes that michael cohen would never flip on him under pressure but as we reported yesterday, in private over the last several days and weeks, the president of the united states has been telling aides and associates, and i quote -- we'll see. with regards to if michael cohen will, quote/unquote, end up turning on him. that's a burgeoning notion not just in the trump white house, but within trump world itself, that michael cohen who has a family, with potential a lot to lose, mike end of cooperate been with the feds and maybe have something damaging to dish on trump. people in the white house aren't are accurately diagnosing this
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as more of a immediate thread to the presidency than even team mueller's investigation. >> jane newton small, i'm going to pull up the trio of tweets, i'm not going to read all of them in full, but the president called out maggie haberman. alluding to sam nunberg, what's your sense of the audience for those three tweets? it's an opportunity -- she's interviewed him perhaps more than any other reporter. what do you make of the arguments, were these -- >> i think this is classic donald trump. he's at one part bullies, the other part trying to sweet talk his way into order things. where donald trump would sort of say, hey, also rocket man in one sentence and then in the next praise him for diagnose so
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effective a leader in north korea. he does the same sometimes with putin. that's just his style. you get the sense he's doing the same with cohen, the same thing actually with michael flynn, practicesing him on twitter, basically trying to sort of hint on twitter, don't flip on me, i think you're great, and hint hint there's a potential pardon down the road there. so i think it's a bit sweet, and a bit sour, and that's sort of the art of the deal for the president. i mentioned epa administrator scott pruitt, there's a new piece in "new york times," and on this issue met with the lobbyist personally. how does this change the story, the narrative.
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so it's definitely an enlightning data point, but in terms of the story, it doesn't actually change the narrative we at "the daily beast" reported that pruitt will inlied or woefully ig north when his lobbyist/landlord didn't have any business in front of the epa according to documents, that's just patently false. in terms of does this change his relationship, pruitt and his senior ranks at the epa have diagnosed that if they want to keep pruitt in power at the epa, they just have to be on donald trump's good side.
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there are plenty of people who would have preferred it if scott pruitt had been sacked yet, if not before. for now it seems like he's continuing to be that that's all that matters at the moment. >> still ahead how james comey's conflict could end up causing credibility problems for both men. fast food drive thru lane. but what a powerful life lesson. and don't worry i have everything handled. i already spoke to our allstate agent, and i know that we have accident forgiveness. which is so smart on your guy's part. like fact that they'll just... forgive you... four weeks without the car. okay, yup. good night. with accident forgiveness your rates won't go up just because of an accident. switching to allstate is worth it. and sometimes, i don't eat the way i should.
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welcome back. this morning republican senator susan collins slammed the timing of james comey's book release adding to the narrative as the russia investigation steams full speed ahead. rob mueller oversees that investigation, and rod rosenstein is his boss, and there is a chance he could get the book. rosenstein's effort to protect
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mueller could cost the justice department its independence. katie benner who covers the justice department for "new york times." the role that rod rosenstein is playing, there were questions if jeff sessions if rosenstein were to be -- jeff sessions would be able to stay in his position. get us up to speed of where things stand. >> absolutely. rod rosenstein is the number two officials at the justice department, essentially the c.o.o., make the trains run, but the reason why people are so invested in having rod there is because they feel he's running that investigation with integrity, and if they were to replace rod rosenstein with somebody else, who may be willing to slow down the investigation that would be bad for a mueller and the american people would not be air ware of how it's undermined. >> what's your perception of the
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relationship between the president and jeff sessions. we saw the president calling him out in a way on twitter, indicating it's hard to advise the attorney general on what to do. what's your sense of the state of that relationship at this point? >> yeah, i mean, i think there's a sense that the attorney general will be dismissed by driver at some point. we're just not sure when. they haven't gotten together for a long time, not since mr. sessions decided to accuse himself from the investigations, which president trump has said publicly several times that he saw as a huge be trail. it seems that the justice department is constantly under siege, from the white house and from republicans who are very close to trump applying more and more pressure onto the justice department oz what they can do to stop the investigation or slow it or stop it. first released to congress then leaked to reporters as well. we got a chance to read them.
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we can talk a bit about what's in them, but i'm curious of the ramifications of that, applying pressure to see those memos, how has that played out in the justice department, as you talk to your sources there. what are they saying about the effect that question was fulfilled? >> so i i think that the fear is that the house republicans are never going to be satisfied with the amount of information they are getting, and they're going to continue to ask for more and more, whether it's fewer redactions, whether it's for more people to be able to see documents that have already been submitted to different committees, setting the justice department up for a situation where eventually mr. rosenstein has to say no to a request. when that happens, the fear is his saying no will be used as a reason to fire him. >> that's katie benner, she covered the justice department for "new york times." thank you very much. ask starbucks really overcome an issue like racial bias with it's story of one day
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what do you say that rules are rules, you violated the policy. please asked you repeatedly to leave and you didn't. how do you respond to people who say that? >> i understand that.
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rules are rules, but what is right is right, what's wrong is wrong, whether there's race involved or anything. the arrest of two men ten days ago has reignited the conversation, and more specifically without implicit bias, that's the people stereotype others based on race, gender without thinking about it. starbucks has announced plan to shut down nearly all its u.s. locations to put its employees through antibias training. the net flex comedy "deer white people" trying to unpack it through the lens of the black experience. here is the show's director. >> it's not about the sins of white people. i just had so much more to say. it's the lives of these characters that i wanted a bigger canvas with which. it's about people of color dealing and trying to communicate with a society that doesn't really always make a
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space for them. >> i would never want to tell audiences this is how you have to think. i want everyone to take away something. a pleasure to have justin with me here in new york. let's talk this incident in philadelphia. when you say the first reporting about it, heard what happened there, how did you react to it? >> i mean, honestly, the stuff to me happens every day, so it was sort of like not again. i'm glad no one's life ended, you know what i'm saying in it's always the response that irks me the most. it's people for the understanding how this unconscious bias can end differently for people of color that it ends for other people. >> >> there you have the "good morning america" interview, this has been a subject of conversation now for many days. why do you think this one was different in that way? >> i don't know that it was different. we sort of had the usual
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necessary outrage over what had happened, and then of course you get the backlash, what are you complaining about? why didn't you just follow the rules? i think what this is for black people, this is a moment for us to examine, listen, we all have implicit bias. it's a human condition. the difference is that for black people it ends in less resources for our community. it ends with our lives often. the difference is that, you know, the reason why we need to unpack this thing is bar there some people who are having a different experience than other people. that implicit bias is one of the reasons why. you're talking about it on an interpersonal levels. this is a statement from the ceo. we apologize to the two individuals and our customers for what took place at our philadelphia story on thursday. we regret that our practices and training let tote reprehensible outcome. we're taking immediate action to learn from this and be better. so there's this interpersonal
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dynamic and infused is the corporate side of things, a company being held to account, now trying to hold itself to account. does that in a way distract from what you're talking about? that is -- you recognizing, me recognizing something that's implicit that each of us has. >> of course. starbucks is a corporation. starbucks by itself will not end racism. their responsibility is to their shareholders and to their finances, so it sort of makes it okay for them. they kind of did exactly what they were supposed to do. they can put this away in a neat bow, and i think people will move on. again, this is a moment to examine the way these things affect everyone across the country. racism doesn't exist just at starbucks, okay? it exists across the entire country. hopefully people will use the moment to really examine it. i'm doubtful, but hopefully they will. let's talk about your show "dear white people."
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you said you don't want to make people think or encourage them to think one way, there's this component part where you want to make the art good. how do you weigh or consider the social issues, the political issues on top or complementary to that. >> to me it's not a challenge. this is how i think about the issues. i have to write about things that make me upset in some kind of way, and i happen to express it through a humorous lens. i think some people hear the at the title and the immediate thought is they're talking again bosch but again that's implicit -- the reason it's called "dear white people" as a person of color, often the only one, i feel like ipt trying to explain or dispel implicit or bias say, no, no, i'm not exactly what you think i am. the reason it's called "dear
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white people" is these folks are under the mike roe scope of a very white lenz, a white gaze, so, you know, it's implicit that we try to unpack in the should. >> are you comfortable doing that? very quickly here -- hold on, i'm being told by the control room, a look here at just a statement here. let's take a listen. >> so last night i went out with my best friend, went to a club out in antioch area. we left the club at about 2:30-ish. we went to the bell row waffle house first, but it was pretty packed in there, like two or three times what was in the
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murphe murphe murpheesborough waffle house, so we left there, then got to the murpheesboro about 3:30. we both saw the gold silverado. i saw the silhouette of his face, bud you can't really just, you know judge a person off of that. so we proceeded in. we sat down at the high chairs. the tabletops. i was sitting in like the first chair. my friend was sitting in the third chair. a chair in between us. and we just -- distinctively remember the cook, the cook was actually washing dishes. he was stacking the plates you
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pretty high on the hood like, those are going to fall off. statement he was doing that, another waffle house employees was actually about to go on his break, i heard him say i'm going to smoke a cigarette, i'll be right back so when we first heard what i know now is the gunshot, we thought it was the plates crashing, because we had pretty much made that up in our minds, that the plates were going to fall, then the second, then a third one happened, and i saw the waffle house employees scatter. i saw a person laying on the ground right at the entrance of the door. so then i jumpeded pretty much and slid from the tape top to the entrance of the door. i think he let off some shots through the glass, and then he
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proceeded to come in. when he proceeded to come in, i went behind like a push door, a swivel door, and he shot through that door, i'm pretty sure, and i'm pretty sure he grazed my armed. there's no way to lock that door, so i made up my mind if it was going to come down to it, he was going to have to work to kill me so at the time he was either reloading or the gun jammed is when i ran through the swivel door, i hit him with the swivel door, and then the gun was jammed up and pushed down. so we were scuffling i managed to get hem with one hand on the gun. the grabs it from him, threw it over the countertop. and you have that i was trying to get out the door, i think his was in the entranceway, so i
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took him out with me out of the entrance all the way outside. i proceeded to run around and he had like a walk/trot pace type of jog that he was doing, trying to get away, and i -- that's kind of what happened. [ applause ] >> now, matt, the assistant special agent in charge of the fbi, who heads the nashville office. >> good afternoon, everyone. thank you for being out here.
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i concur it's a sad day for nashville, but we tend to come together during they, and unfortunately we've had to do it a few times here. i'm blessed to be in a profession that is tasked with protecting the people of our communities and our country, but i have to say today, james, thank you for taking that personal oath to protect your community and other people. you're owed a great deal of thanks by everyone in our community, thank you very much. i'd like to just say thank you also to the other laws enforcement entities in this room. they have outstanding when it comes, to revolves they issues. you are our oath that today all we are thinking about, all we are working towards is coming to a resolution of this, finding the shooter, putting him in
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custody and moving on to the next phase. i've come with a prepared statement from the fbi. i'll read it, and then we'll be available for questions later. this was stated by mr. aaron before. i'll state it again. in july of 2017, the fbi springfield, illinois, field office received information regarding travis rapeking, from the secret service. the fbi took investigative steps to include database reviews and interview. >> we're going to duck out of this press conference down in nashville about that shooting that took place. you heard from james shaw, what wrested the gun away from the gunman, heralded rightfully so as a hooero, we'll continue to monitor the comments there from the local fbi agent assigned to that shooting last night. justin is here with me, we were sprag a totally different
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conversation. we'll turn to it here in a sec. what did you make of what you heard there from james shaw? >> i don't know that we are having a different conversation. i'm glad to see the black man is a hero, and not the victim in the situation like, but if that same guy, the black guy, the hero, james, was sitting in a starbucks not ordering, and the shooter was on the other side not ordering, who you do you think would be arrested first? that's what to me is like -- that is at the heart of this issue. >> i want to ask you just about your process for creating this show. what's the team of writers like? how do you approach it? every show runner -- what do you want that team to be like? how does that mirror the objectives? , to me it's a team of rivals. it's people from different points of views, all races, gender, sexual orientation. it's a paul group of seven, very
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talented people. yvette is our show runner and the matery yak that holds us all together. honestly we come in there, and i do a lot of research in between seasons, usually the response giving me a lot of inspiration, and we come in with the stuff we learned over the break, and we talk a lot, we argue, we try to get into these issues as honest a place as possible, so the show never feels likes it's one point of view or sort of dogmatic in its approach. >> we hear about all the netflix is doing, the doors are open to new content creators. it sounds like such a clinical term, but there's a hunger for content, new content. at the same time we've had this me-too movement. how does it feel to you, as someone still fairly young and new to this industry? does it feel different? >> it does feel like something is opening up that wasn't open
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before. the way that streaming and entertaining is getting more segmented, there is a desire for novelty. the way there was with cable or fox or whatever, so i'm ekeing my way through the door. it's excited to see some of my friends kind of all having this moment, and we're not competing for the same spot. that feels very special to me. it feels like -- it does feel like we're turning a corner. >> great to talk to you. >> thank you so much for having me. >> and thank you for sitting with me through that news conference. we'll be right back here on msnbc. just listen. (vo) there's so much we want to show her. we needed a car that would last long enough to see it all. (avo) subaru outback. ninety eight percent are still on the road after 10 years.
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ask your doctor about xeljanz xr. an "unjection™". welcome back. in this week's waft, we want to take a deeper look at a special election coming up in arizona. beth fouhy joins me now as she does every week. how close is this race? >> how it came about is trent franks, who has represented the district outside phoenix, abruptly retired, and the reason for that is he apparently had spoken to members of his staff about potential becoming a surrogate parent to him and his wife, was going to offer $5 million to said staffer. >> very strange. >> very strange. >> an open seat suddenly happens.
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the republican is debbie lesco, the democrat is a emergency doctor, first-time candidate. in most ways of looking at this she would have no chance, a plus 25 for mitt romius. hard-core republican. it's also in a suburb and part of phoenix that's very old, very white, not one of those changing suburban districts. really not the case in this district. however, the democrat seems to have made this a race. even though we're not fully expecting her we could see a surprise or very close race. saw npr that is committees have put in leek over $9,000,
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tom perez was on "meet the press quest, was being asked how the dnc can afford this lawsuit against any number of people. he mentioned arizona. let's listen to what he had to say. >> chuck, we can't afford not to do this. our democracy is at stake. we have boots on the ground right now in arizona. we have a great candidate, undeniable underdog, we're fighting there. we just won in -- >> a recurring theme though, beth, is spending, houf the national parties are spending. if they're so sure the republican is going to win, whier they raising this much for
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her, or why the robo-calls? it's clean the republicans feel like they could lose any of the special elections or make it too close. they want to have the impression that even though president trump has some problems, that these republican candidates are strong, they can win elections and they're not going to play around. >> beth, good to see you. . from local politics to foreign politics, mad lin albright's new book, i had a chance to sit down with her to talk about the book, but also the bigger issues facing the united states today i asked more broadly about the approach to. >> nikki haley came out and said the u.s. is locked and loaded, conveying a message from the president. she then went on to say there
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would by further sanctions placed, and that didn't come to pass the part that's interests is the u.n. ambassador is an instructed ambassador, and you're a cabinet member and a member of the principals committee, and then you stick with the decisions. either nothing happened in the principals committee meeting, or she didn't have instructions, but she's on the front line, talking, having clearly very difficult discussions with the russians, trying to do multilateral diplomacy, and it truly is kind of her credibility as representing the united states. i think it's damaging,
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especially since it's part of a strange policy on syria, where every other day it's something different and for our adversaries as well as our allies, it max it much more complicated what is already a different situation is made more complicated by the necessary in our decision-making process. are we a handicapped not having something at the state department as secretary of state? >> there's a very capable deputy, and nikki haley is high up, as i pointed out, but it does hurt. it also hurts that we generally just don't have enough people at the state department working very different issue that is needs nap, need translating,
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need delivered in capitaling where we have representation. >> you and the the you worked for embraced -- an ardent supporter of nato. i noted a few things that president trump did assemble a coalition to lead these strikes, he's tuned about rejoining the transpacific partnership. dodds that as an evolution in his thinking? >> i'm sure he doesn't like the world. it has too many syllables and ends in an "ism." but it's important, having the british and the french with us on the syrian issue is very important, especially since putin is there with the turks and iranians. so i do think it's important. i'm fascinated about the the
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turnaround on the transpacific partnership. it's too bad he didn't come up with this at the beginning. the truth is that they have created a group and all of us suddenly thinking we're going to changes the rules or whatever, i do hope he's discovered the value of partnerships and that the u.s. needs to be engaged, about it's even better if we can do it with partners. >> mike pooch i don't said he had spoken with you having read yew book, i -- how worried are you that this administration has lost sight of the -- >> we have a much briefer conversation than that, but i do think that relationships that are developed by diplomats has a lot to do with how much time you spend together, and even though you might disagree on subjects,
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having a friendly relationship helps. i do think a lot didsh that's what diplomats do. they stated in x country, they are the eyes and ears of the president. they have staffs that help them figure out what's going on in the country where they are, and it does depend an awful lot on that. president trump used twitter this morning to blast the media of kieffer of north korea. it spained i nuclear weapons program, but has not agreed to demission its nukes. there is it summit that's supposed to happen, but on the
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road to get there you have to stop at the summit of this week between south korea and north korea, momentous in its own right. whatnoicance have agreed to is suspend testing, which was actually has issues to close anyway. it's not a huge concession. i think what kim jong-un has done here is make a tactical shift to wait out the trump administration, so they're buying some time. i think the talks will be successful. wow he's bent on sitting down with president trump. >> what are you watching for as the talks take place. the phone line has been installed. the two leaders can now talk to each other directly. they're going to meet. what will you be watching for?
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>> president moon needs absolute clarification from north korea by what they mean by denuclearization. what they used do mean used to be a very different thing from what we think of denuclearization. it usually talks about u.s. troops out of the south korea, and extending the umbrella that the u.s. to protect south korea, that's the only way that north korea feels the region's security can be guaranteed. so president mean needs clarification on that. >> secretary albright talk about the two-years effort, a lot was done. we learned that mike pompeo made a trip i get to have conferringing about logistic. given that, what do you make of the summit?
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the summit in ice land was very important, and there's been not that kind of run-up. >> i worry that we're getting everything backwards, a presidential summit should come after years of negotiations, so if trump's meeting does not go well, we don't have a lot to fall back on. pompeo had to go, so you need to make sure the meeting will go well. >> again talking to senior albright and christopher hill, it's interesting to get their thoughts on what that particular brand of diplomacy is like. what does this administration need to understand but going into that meeting room?
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>> we don't have a lot of time to preparing, but evident to make sure the expectations are realistic. they have a very definition or thoughts behind denuclearization. so we have to match the expectations to have a successful summit. you had a long distinguished career in the intelligence community a lot of concern about the reason that the on -- we've heard about this campaign of the kriismt o trying to get her into the job. do you think she would be a good leader of the cia? >> at the end i do. we need to look at her long record, and i think she would be better than any kind of
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political appointee that president trump feels comfortable with. it's not to have the first female of the cia, and again she has a long record. she does have a good reputation, so i support her nomination. >> sue mi terry, thank you. coming up in our next hour, is epa chief scott pruitt getting a pass. new details about his housing deal on capitol hill. you know what goes here... and your approval rating... goes here. test drive the ztrak z540r at your john deere dealer and learn why it's not how fast you mow, it's how well you mow fast. nothing runs like a deere. save 250 dollars when you test drive and buy a john deere residential z540r ztrak mower.
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that does it for us. you can find me here every saturday and dun, and then i hand things over for my friend yasmin. she has a full house. >> we have a whole panel. can we get a full view? the director is yelling at me now. thanks, dave. hello, everybody. the question of loyalty, president trump says personal attorney michael cohen won't flip, but those closest to him disagree. would the president's fixer become he bigger threat? and doubt fire president trump pulls back, we have a long way to go. with kim jong-un give up his arsenal? and risky business. while scott entrepreneur asked everyone a happy berth day, he
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seems to have forgotten he met with a lobbyist that rented had ima doctor 50 a nice condo last year. when is he going -- farce i know the president has no intention of firing these -- >> i tell you his concern is for the way michael cohen has been tweet treated. >> why would abcash in on a book when the investigation is very much alive. >> i november consulted hillary clinton. the become stops with tom perez. we filed this complaint, because our democracy is at risk. donald trump's longtime employee is the focus of a criminal investigation. "the washington post" is posing that he poses a threat to trump's world.

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