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that wraps us up this hour. i'm stephanie ruhle and i'll see you at 1:00 p.m. coming up now, more news with my friend chris jansing. >> 24-minute press conference an awful lot happening. i'm chris jansing in for hallie jackson. this hour of breaking news, president trump wrapping up that news conference just moments ago with prime minister theresa may who steps down from party leadership on friday with the deal that alluded and ultimately doomed her, brexit still unsettled. the two leaders started with pleasantries but quickly followed by the president
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hitting back at the mayor of lunden a london and issues in london and back here at home. >> i'm very pleased to welcome the president of the united states of america on this state vis visit. >> i think he should be positive, not negative. i don't like critics as much as i like and respect people who get things done. i didn't see the protesters until a little while ago and it was a very small people put in for political reasons. it was fake news. nothing more important than borders. i had tremendous republican support. mexico has something to prove. i know boris, i like him. i have liked him for a long time. i think he would do a very good job. i think jeremy would do a very good job. >> nbc's hallie jackson was at that press conference and bill neely outside 10 downing streets and on the streets of london for
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protests and also joining us tom former adviser to theresa may and former u.s. ambassador to nato and nicholas burns. good to see all of you here. so, hallie, let me start with you. it was a wide-ranging press conference for only 24 minutes. a lot to unpack. let's start with what is our arguably maybe one of the real nuts and bolts of this conversation that is trades and tariffs and the possibility of a deal. >> yes. yeah. and on a couple different fronts, chris. because you have the possibility of a trade deal with the uk after this brexit didli trdeadle end of october. what you heard from both sides president trump and may they have to deal with the brexit stuff before the u.s. trade stuff. very positive for the chances that something may happen. theresa may was pleased to hear
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that the president did reaffirm the alliance with the uk and personally praised her, as well, for how she has handled this fallout from brexit. even though the two of them don't see eye to eye on this split from the uk from the rest of the presidentiunion. claims to have predicted it back during the campaign and theresa may believes a more orderly brexit exit is the way to go even some in her own party don't see eye to eye on that. on trade on the uk front, the sort of bottom line is, hit pause, let's check back again in the fall. however, on trade with mexico, a different story. because the president was asked about his threat of tariffs against mexico. this is something that, as you know and our colleagues have been reporting, gop senators have been upset about and now working to try to block. president trump was unapologetic and did not back down from the idea that he would slap these new tariffs on mexico. i want to play for you what he
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had to say about that. >> what do you think of republicans who say that they may take action to block you imposing those tariffs? >> i don't think if they do that, it is foolish. tremendous republican support. i have a 94% approval rating as of this morning in the republican party. that's an all-time record. can you believe that? isn't that something? i love records. >> and the president also domestic british politics here. talking about people he believes could be the next prime minister or boris johnson and jeremy hunt, the foreign minister in the front row and slammed corbin who was holding a rally just outside of the very ornate and gorgeous courtyard where we are, chris, for this news conference. let me just add one thing. i just spoke with the downing street press secretary, as well. i think there were some questions about this issue of
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huawei. it came up that the chinese telecom company may enter into a deal with the british government to be part of their 5g network and president trump said he would not limit intelligence sharing on this, which has been an implicit threat from the u.s. because he was confident they could work out their differences. the british version of our press secretary if that is the case. if theresa may agreed to a deal. he declined to specify anything as far as the details, but did reiterate that theresa may wants to do something that would jeopardize or undermine the safety of the uk. chris? >> we'll talk more about protests. and we played a little bit of that bite. he doesn't think that anybody reports that there are big protests there doing anything but fake news. i want to go back to the idea of him getting involved as other presidents have not in domestic politics when he's visiting a foreign country. of course, one of the big headlines over there, as well as here, has been the back and forth with the mayor of london.
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that was a question at this news conference. the president called him a stone cold loser during the flight over and i want to play what the mayor said about the president earlier just this morning. >> now, this is what you expect from an 11-year-old, but for him to decide how he behaves and not for me to respond and it's beneath me to do childish tweets and name calling. >> what is the white house saying about this and the latest in a long series of breaks with tradition? going to a foreign country, going after political leaders there and, of course, the mayor of london not being the only one. >> i'll tell you what the president says about this, chris, which is if you don't want me to talk about domestic politics in the uk, stop asking me about domestic politics in the uk. obviously, that is a command that reporters have not heeded. but the president unlike some of his world leader counterparts around the globe, is not, how do
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i say this, chris, he does not like to not answer a question and where you saw theresa may get asked very sharply, do you think sadiq khan, she managed to diplomatically work around that question without directly answering it. oftentimes we see the president lean in and he did so with sadiq khan. he was asked, let me set the scene for the viewers who have not seen it. he was asked about jeremy corbin the opposition leader and to answer the question about sadiq khan and a verbal reading of his latest tweet storm, chris. here it is. >> well, i think he's been not a very good mayor from what i understand. he's done a poor job. crime is up. a lot of problems and i don't think he should be criticizing a representative of the united states that can do so much good for the united kingdom.
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we talked about it before. he should be positive, not negative. he's a negative force, not a positive force. >> and with that, chris, we are getting pulled out of the room here. i'll toss it back to you to new york and thanks for holding it down during the show today. >> my pleasure. thank you for holding on there before you get asked to leave. in the meantime, we talked about the protests. we've got that infamous trump baby blimp flying again over the streets of london and thousands of protesters marching through the streets. something the president hasn't seem to notice on this trip. >> i don't see any protests. i did see a small protest today when i came. very small. so, a lot of it is fake news, i hate to say. you saw the people waving the american flag, waving your flag. it was tremendous spirit and love. there was great love. it was an alliance. and i didn't see the protesters until just a little while ago and it was a very, very small group of people put in for
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political reasons. so, it was fake news. >> richard engel is there right in the heart of those protests. what are you seeing. are people saying that they're a large protest, in fact, propagating fake news? >> well, i think the president is trying to re-create events here. he is talking about this warm reception he received in the streets of london with people carrying american flags and welcoming him as the leader of the united states, which has the long relationship with the uk. we frankly just didn't see that. instead we saw thousands of people who were out here denouncing president trump. lampooning him carrying humorous banners, flying the balloon of the baby trump. a 16-foot statue that was being wheeled through the streets of the city in which president trump was seated on a golden commode, a statue that spoke and said some of president trump's
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more famous catch phrases including, i'm a very stable genius. him to come out and try to tell the world that there are competing demonstrations and that the larger ones were out welcoming him to this city while there were just small demonstrators put there for political reasons is just simply not true. >> i want to play what the labor party leader corbin said speaking to protesters. take a listen. >> i say to our visitors that have arrived this week, think on please about a world that is one of peace and disarmament. recognizing the values of all people. is our world that defeats racism, defeats the religious hatreds that are being fueled by the far right in politics in britain, in europe and the united states. >> so, just at the same time, is
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there something going on behind you, richard? i don't want to stop you from being in the moment. >> no, not at all. just trying to keep a sense of what is being, what is going on here. what we are seeing is just a lot of rain and a lot of people moving around. but, i think what is important and you've discussed this with some of your guests, why this is such an emotional and important time in the uk. this country is going through a historic change. a monuments change. maybe one that is as big of a transition as happened with d-day itself. this country a few years ago decided it was going to engage in brexit. it was going to brexit and leave the european union and strike its own path and that has been a frofoundly unsettling consequence for this country and for the last three years theresa may has tried and failed to
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reach a deal. now in this state where we don't have a government and they don't know if they will go through with this brexit and the president arrives with the state visit and he talks about offering the uk and an alternative trade deal that would say, yes, go ahead and leave the eu. the u.s. will be there as the uk's savior and that makes people here very, very nervous. they are worried about leaving the eu and throwing in with president trump. >> all right, thanks so much, appreciate that. richard engel in the streets of london. nbc's bill neely is outside ten downing street and former adviser to theresa may along with ambassador nicholas burns, the former u.s. ambassador to nato. >> chris, a lot of talk about the special relationship during that rather inconsequential news
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conference. but there isn't much of a special relationship between theresa may and donald trump. they have been very awkward partners. they're very different politically and personally. but, look, this was a love, donald trump showered her with praise and beamed back. probably beaming back because she is on her way out and he knows she is utterly irrelevant. he delighted her by laying in to jeremy corbyn the main opposition leader saying corbyn wanted to meet him and he said no. he said he didn't know much about jeremy corbyn but somewhat of a negative force. a hand grenade thrown into politics. brexit, as we have known in the past, donald trump extremely critical of theresa may's handling of brexit. he would have done things
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differently and let's take a listen to what he said and just listen to the, the laughter and the banter almost at the end of this clip as they talk about brexit. >> i personally believe that it is in the best interest of the uk to leave the european union with a deal. i believe there is a good deal on the table. and i seem to remember the president suggested that i sued the european union, which we didn't do. we went to negotiations and we came out with a good deal. >> yeah. that's okay. i would have sued and settled maybe but you never know. >> and the other big issue, chris, is the possibility of a trade agreement. and, again, he's thrown a bit of a hand grenade into british politics by suggesting if there is a trade agreement, everything would be on the table, including britain's national health service. now, here, that is a bit of a sacred card that will not have gone down well here. >> thank you so much, bill
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neely, for that. you obviously know theresa may very well. she is on her way out. she ais in her final days. the president, obviously, has been very aggressive on this. he and theresa may both seem very confident that this was going to happen. what is your take away from this press conference? >> look, i think there are four main take outs that affect british politics here. one on brexit. the warmest that the president has been about the possibility of a deal between the eu and the uk allowing for a trade deal between the u.s. and the uk. he previously talked about coming out with no deal and suing the european unien on. that was the most positive that he has been about the deal and subsequently failed to get agreements. jeremy corbyn. the fact that he's out protesting donald trump and yet
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seemed to ask for a meeting with him. riding two horses and coming off both of them. huawei, massive moments. the president threatened to withdrawal sharing of intelligence based on huawei allowed into 5g. the president seemed at ease with the uk's decision to potentially allow huawei into our 5g network and a lot of talk, as well, bill described. from number 10 point of view, that actually went pretty well. the prime minister didn't seem comfortable at times with some of the length of the questions and the way in which they were both being questioned by the journalists. >> she won't have much longer to worry about that. nicholas burns, i want to look at the big picture here. so, we always, when presidents go abroad and particularly at a perilous moment that the uk is at with brexit and about what has been accomplished. the "washington post" editorial
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board today wrote this. quote, trump hardly landed in london on monday before he directed a stream of insults at the city's mayor. he gave interviews to british newspaper s blatantly interferig with the debates over brexit and the contest to succeed ms. may. he suggested a boycott of at&t the cable network's owner as a way of forcing big changes in the coverage. so, give us your evaluation of this trip overall. has what we've seen over the last few days have any concrete effect? does it tell us anything about where this relationship is going? >> well, it tells us that this relationship is in some trouble. i mean, it is ironic, it is sadly ironic that ten years ago we would have said the two most dynamic, strongest democracies in the world were the united states and the united kingdom and now in a crisis. britain because of the possibility of brexit and the
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uncertainty of what will happen because of donald trump. and trumpism. this was largely a ceremonial visit. the state visit to buckingham visit to her majesty, the queen. what happens next, which is the d-day, the 75th anniversary and we expect our president, any president on a ceremonial visit to represent all americans with dignity, with grace and the president hasn't done that. we fly into london. you criticize the mayor of london. you criticize the opposition leader and you frankly don't represent the truth about what's happening on the streets of london and these protests. this is not the way that american presidents act overseas, have acted overseas and, frankly, embarrassing to have the american president call out people in this tirade of criticizing opposition leaders in another allied country. it just makes life difficult for his hosts. and how would president trump appreciate it if any foreign leader came to washington and
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began casting around bromides about the local politics of the united states and criticizing american leaders of both parties? we wouldn't like it one bit, which is why presidents shouldn't do this. >> ambassador nick burns. always good to see you. tom, thanks to you, as well. we'll head back to those protests later in the hour as those demonstrations against the president seem to be building, but we've still got a lot more to get to this morning. including shocking conditions forced on child migrants at the border. an exclusive new report coming your way. but, first, democrats renewed nonimpeachment impeachment campaign as one news outlet put it and their newly unveiled plan to hold the administration in contempt as the white house faces a gop revolt. that's next. has 20 grams of protein, along with 26 essential vitamins and minerals. boost® high protein. be up for life.
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fresh off their long memorial day recess congress is back in session with both parties taking aim at president trump on two different fronts, tariffs and what politicos calls the nonimpeachment, impeachment campaign. a star witness from watergate and targeting attorney general bill barr and former white house counsel don mcgahn. the hearings and votes come as the number calling for impeachment grows. now 58 by our count, along with republican justin amash. republicans may join democrats in trying to block the
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threatened tariffs on mexico and the president just said would be foolish. kelly o'donnell live on capitol hill. looks like the democrats want to thread the needle as they continue to do and turn the heat up on the president and without going through necessarily the divisive process of impeachment which the polls show overall the american people aren't so crazy about. >> so, they're finding other ways to do that by keeping pressure on in a day-to-day fashion and that includes a variety of things that the different committees can do it uses the subpoena power to compel key witnesses to provide documents or the potential of holding major figures like the commerce secretary and the attorney general in contempt if they don't cooperate. those sort of steps are happening and as you point out, a growing number of members who are voicing a desire to see the process move forward, although it's still roughly 15% or less of the full house.
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so, that gives you a sense of the drum beat is there, but it has not reached a fever pitch. still a divide over how best to go about this. and one of the things speaker pelosi continues to say is that these committees need to act, even though her own whip, the vote counter in the house, james clyborn had also said he thinks eventually impeachment would likely happen. she does not see a difference there saying their approach is still one of strategy. another way to look at this is what is the timing? how much time do democrats have? jamie of maryland who is on the judiciary committee says they can go through a process, but 2019 is key. >> if there is going to be an impeachment injury, it has to begin in 2019. it could still be going in 2020, but we have to decide this year if that's the route we're going to go. but there is still so much information coming out all the time about the lawlessness of this administration and i think,
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you know, the caucus is moving towards the consensus. >> so, part of what you'll see from speaker pelosi is her theme of legislate, investigate, and litigate. there may be cases that go into civil court to try to pressure the administration, certainly the public dialogue is definitely trying to pressure the administration and others are saying the clock is ticking. chris? >> kelly o'donnell on capitol hill, thank you for that. joining me now is national political reporter for the associated press and eugene scott, political reporter for "washington post." so, legislate, investigate, litigate, eugene, you just heard the quote kind of from nancy pelosi or that is her strategy. but when you ucttalk about this nonimpeachment, impeachment campaign, where do you see it going? >> i certainly see it moving forward based on how democratic lawmakers have responded just in the past week. we have seen the list of lawmakers on the left interested
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in supporting impeachment or at least looking into it grow. representative benny thompson was back in his district the past weekend and he said everywhere he went when he was talking to people from, he used the term from hole in the walls to fine restaurants, people wanted the congress to move forward with impeachment. so, i think as we see that change, which we have, about 76% of democrats do want to see congress move forward with impeachment, we could see congress moving in that direction, as well. >> but, does jamie make a good point, the clock is ticking. if they're going tobetter do it quickly? >> absolutely. this entire process is going on against the backdrop of a presidential campaign, not just the presidential campaign, but all the house members that are up for re-election every two years that have to go back to their district will be running for re-election. there is a sense if this is going to happen, something that may need to happen quickly rather than why the party is
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trying to defeat rather than through the impeachment process. >> he could also be headed for a showdown, actually a couple of them, but this one in particular with his own party in the senate. here's how president trump responded just in that last hour, that press conference to nbc new reporting that republicans may try to block his threatened tariffs on mexico. >> no, i don't think they will do that. if they do, it's foolish. nothing more important than borders. i've had tremendous republican support. mexico shouldn't allow millions of people to try to enter our country and they could stop it very quickly. and i think they will. if they won't, we're going to put tariffs on. >> eugene, let's do a fact check on that. tremendous republican support, including those that represent farm states? >> actually, we haven't seen that be the case at all. in fact, we've seen republican lawmakers, particularly those in states along the border push back against the tariffs saying that it would, in fact, hurt their economies, which is a very important point because not only
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is the president running re-election touting his plans, the economy is stronger than ever. if they put tariffs in place, there is a good chance that companies in mexico will pass the additional fees to consumers. those in america and they will feel that and they will respond perhaps at the booth during elections for the president and for congress members. >> ohio senator rob portman is among the republicans who have been against imposing tariffs on mexico and he talked about it just this morning. let's play that sound. >> let's keep the focus on china. i mean, this is, you and i have talked before about having too many balls in the air. this distracts us from where we would like the focus to be. we want europe's help and japan's help and put pressure on china to do the right thing. >> i think many of the president's supporters will say that the administration will walk and chew gum at the same
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time. is he hurting his own china trade talks by picking this fight with mexico? >> this is one thing i hear a lot from republicans who i speak to who suggest that this president is focused on all these other things than the china issue which they would like to see him focus more strongly on. eugene is right, this is an economic issue. one thing that is important to note, this is a president that essentially ran on a campaign. it is critical to see what happens next. >> thanks to both of you. up next, why the 2020 hopefuls may not be ready for what experts predict is a flood of fake videos coming down the pike. plus, mayor pete plays hardball. the comments that distance him from many other 2020 democrats and bringing the me too movement into the presidential conversation.
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like unusual bruising. eliquis may increase your bleeding risk if you take certain medicines. tell your doctor about all planned medical or dental procedures. eliquis, the number one cardiologist-prescribed blood thinner. ask your doctor if eliquis is what's next for you. there's a new controversy sparking this morning over an old topic, whether al franken should have quit the senate over misconduct allegations. the conversation at a hardball town hall with pete buttigieg bringing the me too movement into the debate. his take back on what happened in 2017 separates him from many other democrats, including women candidates. >> al franken, should he have been pushed to resign by the u.s. senate from his fellow caucus members? >> i think it was his decision to make. but i think the way that we basically held him to a higher
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standard than gop does their people has been used against us. it's not a bad thing that we hold ourselves to a higher standard. >> were they right to do that to push him out of the senate? >> i would have not applied that pressure at that time. >> mayor pete referencing, of course, the democratic senators who pressured franken to resign from the senate in 2017, including kirsten gillibrand. joining me now garret and we have adrian elrod and former obama campaign manager jim musina. adrian, after buttigieg's comments, a quote that mirrored what she said at a recent event. i'm going to play that. >> he had eight credible allegations against him. two of them since he was a
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senator and the eighth one that came out was a congressional staffer. and i had a choice to make whether to stay silent or not. whether to say it's not okay with me and i decided to say that. >> worth noting that while gillibrand was first, she was followed by kamala harris, cory booker, michael bennet all calling for franken to step down. what is going to resonate or will it resonate with democratic voters, adrian? >> well, chris, i expect this issue will continue to resonate and i also expect that we will see this come up in the first and second debates, especially given, you know, depending on who is actually on the debate stage. whether they're on the same debate stage or one of the other female candidates or one of the other candidates who called on franken to resign. look, we're now seeing at this stage of the campaign, chris, candidates really distinguish themselves and gillibrand a leader on the me too movement.
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however, some people in our party, there is a big donor, in particular, who has now held fund-raisers for mayor pete who was also a big hillary clinton supporter who used to be with gillibrand and she thinks gillibrand went too far and a lot of other voters feel the same way. i think this issue will continue to come up and i'm not sure there is much more to debate on this. mayor pete made his case and i think one of his biggest assets is his ability to connect and authenticity and he made it clear last night in the town hall last night with chris matthews where he stands on this. >> i also want to talk a little bit about pete buttigieg, jim, because he is somebody whose campaign has been flooded with cash and they've been staffing up. we heard that they had a long time hillary for america alumrecently acquired, so to speak. but i was talking to just yesterday a long-time presidential political operative who said one of the dirty little
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secrets of presidential campaigns is we often hear how they're staffing up and making money, but aren't that many people who are really good and really experienced at presidential campaigns. talk a little bit abouttha thatf you will. when you see a headline like that, it automatically reads positive, but does it necessarily? >> no, i don't think so. i think this whole thing about, oh, only a few people who know how to run presidential campaigns and we're all going to fight over them and throw them money. there is a lot of people in this country who just won big victories in 2018 and congressional races and governor races and senate races who are now ready to work on presidential campaigns. i don't think you really need the kind of experience people are talking about. in 2008, lots of people thought the obama campaign was staffed full of people who hadn't won a big presidential race and hillary had all the kind of traditional pros. and we know how that turned out. so, you know, i think people are going to be fighting for the
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best staff, of course. there's 20 some candidates. people call me every single day saying, do you know someone who can go to new hampshire? do you know people who are out there looking? i think it really comes back to the campaigns. campaigns are a reflection of the candidates. and the candidates have to build a structure that makes them most comfortable and that reflects their valus and the kind of presidential campaign they want to run next year to win the presidency. >> and it's better to have the money to build that structure than not. garret, let me go to you because one of the things that pete buttigieg said last night the country can't afford to get back to normal. a little bit of a hint that a joe biden presidency wouldn't move the country forward and, yet, check out this morning's headlines. joe biden issues climate plan that ames beyond obama's goal. almost identical headline in "the post." talk to me about biden's game plan here. >> this has been mostly implicit
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on the democratic side, a vote for joe biden is essentially a throw-back vote to the obama administration. for a lot of progressives, that is not good enough. joe biden was in new hampshire about a month ago and took heat from activists for not having a climate plan and for the perception that he didn't take the issue seriously. >> i will interrupt you there for a second because we're having trouble hearing your mic. maybe we will come back and your crew can take a look at that. let me go to you, adrian, about that very question. what do you see as joe biden's game plan here? >> look, i think this is very smart, chris, that he is putting out a very aggressive climate change policy now this early on in the campaign, again before the first debate. he knows this is something that he has been criticized especially by the left flank of the democratic party and, look, his climate change policy is going even further than his former boss, president obama's policy. and the point that his campaign is also making is that joe biden
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has the ability to go to the international level on this plan and with his deep standing relationships and really enforce it. >> to that point. to exactly the point of critics. he talks about going back and, you know, the first thing he'll do on day one is he's going to reinstate the paris climate accords and that plays into the hands of people who say, what we are doing is moving back to where we were and not moving forward. >> he says he wants to go further than paris and long-standing, deep relationships with leaders internationally throughout the world where i can actually have these conversations and sit down and enforce this plan that i'm putting forward. he's drawing a contrast with himself and the other, some of the other candidates in the democratic party who don't have these deep-standing relationships with some of these international leaders. so, he's drawing that contrast and also saying, i'm going to go a little further than what my boss did when i worked for him
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as vice president of the united states. i think it is a really smart policy and i'm sure we'll see this debated in the first and second debates, too. >> jim, let me ask you quickly about an axios that 2020 campaigns aren't ready for deep fakes. make the subjects look worse than reality. we saw it happen with nancy pelosi. axios contacted all democratic campaigns in addition to president trump and nine democratic campaigns and the trump campaign responded, none could point to any specific protective steps they had taken against what they're calling deep fakes. are we going to get some early indications of which the most agile campaigns are? >> absolutely. this is a place where i'm doing a bunch of international campaigns right now and you're seeing these deepfakes all over the place and they're hard to deal with. you know, the campaigns have got to kind of deal with a new technology that are coming out there and i think you'll see this very, very quickly. you had the president of the
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united states last week retweeting one of these deepfakes and we'll continue to see this in campaigns have got to figure it out. the truth is, you know, they're all new campaigns and trying to get structures. they are trying to put people on iowa and new hampshire and they have to figure some of this stuff out. i think they will. but this is a much bigger issue than i think people understand and i think in the next six months you're going to see more and more of this and we're going to be talking about this. >> real quickly, back to garrett and this whole idea of the veiled criticism from pete buttigieg that we can't go back to where we were. >> yeah. i mean, chris, look, this is a number of democratic candidates who made this comment. that going back to 2010 or 2012 or to the obama administration isn't going to be good enough for them. the question is, can those democrats, some of those more progressive democrats can some emerge as an alternative to joe biden and press the case they are more equipped to go forward than backward. you see biden coming out with a
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on the counterintelligence investigation, where we'll have experts to help shed light on what is a counterintelligence investigation. what does it mean that this began as a ci investigation. >> joining me now, national security correspondent ken delainian and here in new york, what do you make of this? >> chris, the democrats are trying to get this story in front of the american people. most people haven't read the mueller report. the democrats feel like people are not getting the message. serious wrongdoing described there and adam schiff wants to have public hearings. he wants to explore things that weren't in the mueller report when he talks about the counterintelligence investigation. what he is essentially saying is volume one of the report didn't find a conspiracy, but a lot of wrongdoing there. and there's stuff that wasn't even in the report that was sent to fbi headquarters that may not be a crime, but it's a scandal. it's about the trump campaign being compromised and having contacts with russians and schiff wants the american public to understand why that is a
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problem. adam schiff and the house democrats want to do that. >> not only the american people who have not necessarily read the report, which is no big shocker. it is over 400 pages long, but at least according to "the washington post" which has done some pretty extensive extensive this, there's quite a few members of congress who haven't read the report or won't answer questions about whether they read the report. >> what else is going on is that these revelations came out in dribs and drabs over a period of two years. if we were confronted cold with the notion of more than 100 contacts between donald trump's campaign and russia, with the trump tower meeting, with all that evidence, it would be a different story. we still don't know the full details. there are many characters that aren't fully described in the mueller report. the fbi knows more than fbi told the public. >> thanks so much. again, that breaking news. democratic intel committee chairman adam schiff announcing a series of hearings on volume i
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now to a disturbing nbc news exclusive. breaking just a few hours ago, we're learning that children have been sleeping on concrete slabs on the floor, even outside. and it's happening at u.s.
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border patrol stations. the very places where those kids are supposed to be cared for. migrant children stuck in those conditions for days while they wait to be processed and sent to a more long-term facility. the problem is those facilities are also at capacity. as officials warn publicly and privately that more kids will die if they don't make more room. nbc's julia ainsley has that exclusive reporting. you describe these children in your writing as being caught in a sort of bureaucratic purgatory. what exactly is going on? and beyond the fact there's overcrowding, why? >> reporter: well, that's right. first of all, there is a huge influx of immigrants coming across the border and a huge influx of those are children. children who are counted as unaccompanied. that could me mean they come with anyone other than their parents. there was a case of a 1-year-old boy who came with his grandmother and was considered unaccompanied. he waited nine days in border
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patrol custody waiting to be transferred to hhs. that's a place with bedding, medical care, case workers who could have taken care of him. instead he waited those nine days and almost met his death. he had a fever of 105. these are the cases, his and other children who weren't as lucky. there have been three deaths of children just since december. those children, the border patrol claims could have been saved if they have been able to be taken to hhs care faster. the reason they aren't going to that care is because health and human services, which is responsible for the longerterm care is at 97% capacity. so children who are not supposed to be in border patrol custody for longer than 72 hours are now waiting an average of 110 hours. sometimes over a week. and these are children between ages of 0 and 12 that are also included in this. overall, we know that 1,400 children, over 1,400 children were still waiting over 72 hours past the legal limit on
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may 31st, waiting to be processed and taken to another situation like hhs where they could be more comfortable. as a result, they have overcrowding. they don't have enough beds. i've spoken to people who say they have bench and stools, not beds and cots. >> you and your colleague had another report this morning. after seeing it, hillary clinton tweeted this is horrifying. what i'm talking about is you're finding that last summer migrant children were left waiting in vans overnight in some cases much longer than that while waiting to be reunified with their parents. tell us about that and how that happened. >> reporter: this is a shocking story. you know, it's easy to get numb to all of this. it's important to realize the case of more children being caught in this bure cattaucrati nightmare. there were nearly 40 children who were on their way to meet
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their parents at a i.c.e. border station. they had to wait in a parking lot full of other children in their same situation, waiting to meet their parents, many of them waited longer than a day. some up to 39 hours. these are in vans, not prepared to take care of children. some of the aid workers had to go in and get blankets and food and supplies. we were able to obtain exclusive e-mails sent went that said thi unacceptable. it was part of the chaos at the time as the trump administration quickly tried to reunify children when they hadn't had a strategy in place from the beginning when they started separating them from their parents. >> we've only got 30 seconds left. this falls on the back as we reported from the very beginning on many of these staffers who are being asked to do things in numbers they've never had to face before. i cannot imagine the emotional and physical toll this is taking. >> reporter: that's true. we have to look at the numbers,
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how they've increased. last summer they had the unusual situation because they were undoing the zero tolerance policy. there's a conversation to be had about how resources are spent at the border. we're talking about tariffs on mexico and building in wall. i think the crisis that we're going to be hearing about this summer are these children who are unable to get the care they need. >> julia ainsley, again, with exclusive reporting, very important reporting, thank you so much for doing that. thank you for watching this hour of msnbc. make sure to tune in thursday. at 10:00 eastern time. hallie jackson will be back but hosting a special edition of "msnbc live" from normandy, france, commemorating the 75th advisory of d-day. right now more news with my colleague, jeff bennett. great to see you. good morning, i'm jeff bennett at msnbc headquarters in new york. doubling down. standing alongside the british prime minister, president trump continues to attack the leader
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of the city hosting him. plus, party foul. as more senate republicans oppose the president's plan to impose tariffs on mexican goods. new details are emerging about their plans to try and block the move as the president is firing back. and on the trail. the word of the day today is energy. two front runners are rolling out their climate plans. will it be enough to deliver those progressive voters? president trump on the world's stage this morning, with britain's outgoing prime minister theresa may. at a joint news conference, the president talked up the special relationship between the uk and the u.s. but renewed his war of words with london mayor sadiq khan. >> i think he's not been a very good mayor from what i understand. crime is up. i don't think he should be criticizing a representative of the united states that can do so much good for the


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