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catch me saturday night on kc d.c. >> have yourself a great afternoon. >> you too. it's with less than three weeks out from the first democratic presidential debate, the candidates for 2020 are on the ground, laying out policies and talking to voters. joe biden is the current front runner. his democratic rivals are coming at him from all directions most recently for his continued support for the decades old hyde amendment which bans federal funds for abortion services. elizabeth warren seems to be gaining more support in the crowded democratic field in a town hall in indiana with msnbc's haze hachris hayes warr outlined her policies on several key issues boosting her image on the i've got a policy for that candidate. >> this is what leadership is about. you really do work through what you believe is right.
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and you get out there. if most of america isn't with you, then you talk about it and you make the arguments and you listen because maybe you don't have it. that's the whole point. you start with what you believe is right and then you get out there and fight for it. >> let me poll the room for a second. >> today four candidates are in atlanta including senator book bo er, pete buttigieg. >> this has got to be a movement election. and how we beat demagogues and bigotry and racism before, because every generation has had it thmpt guardians of our democracy have never been free of the weeds of bigotry and hate but the way we beat them was by calling to the conscience of a nation, by activating people to get engaged. >> whenever i hear from the right grumbling about identity
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politics, i think first of all about what is happening in this white house which i would describe as peak white identity politics designed to drive us all apart. >> joining me from the african-american leadership summit in atlanta is tremain lee. you have been talking to voters all day at this event. what are the issues that they are looking for, these candidates to talk about so far as it relates to african-american voters? >> reporter: what i have heard time and again from voters is they want to hear an agenda aimed at black voters in particular. what has resonated the most so far is when candidates talk about health care, access to quality education and mayor pete buttigieg talked about black maternal mortality. it is so fitting here in atlanta tom perez, the chair of the dnc came to atlanta and offered a formal apology to black voters saying the democrats have taken
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you for granted. they are here today to remind folks that they stand with black voters. let's hear a few voters and what they have to say about what is resonating most. >> voter suppression is an issue near and dear to my heart. how are we going to instill in them that everything else that these candidates are speaking about holds any weight. >> reporter: obviously, there are so many issues that effect the black community in particular. as that young man mentioned, just protecting the vote, period, attacking voter suppression efforts is critical. here we saw allegations of some funny business. florida talked about tinkering with the mechanics to make sure more folks are registered. i want to pull in the chair of the dnc here in georgia.
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the dnc is here in georgia to make a show and tell black voters we stachnd with you. what more could the dnc do? >> our voters are excited here in georgia. we just came off of the 2018 election with stacy abrams at the top of the ticket. it was never just about stacy. it was -- what we are seeing here this week with so many presidential candidates in town and the resources that are being invested into georgia is that georgia is a battle ground state. georgia is not just a destination to come and host a big dollar fundraiser. we are also here to make sure we're going to choose the next nominee for the democratic president here in georgia. >> georgia plays such an important role in national politics. is this the time to turn georgia solidly blue? >> georgia is already blue and keep pushing back against voter
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suppression. we saw too many people denied the right to vote and at the democratic party of georgia we are making sure with full time voter suppression that we are going across the state making sure people understand when you cast your vote it will be counted and georgia is already a blue state. we have to make sure our voters turn back out in 2020. >> really appreciate it. as you heard, part of this is protecting the vote first and foremost which african-americans know the price paid for that vote. here it's important that they protect that vote. >> thank you for your analysis all day in atlanta. washington governor and 2020 contender is clashing with his own party slamming the democratic national committee for refusing to dedicate one primary debate to the sole issue of climate change and threatening to not invite him to future debates if he chooses to participate. insly released a statement writing the dnc is silencing the
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voices of democratic activists. democratic voters say that climate change is their top issue. the presidential run has been centered around the issue and for a debate on climate change garnered strong support from a number of fellow candidates including bernie sanders and elizabeth warren who are polling toward the top of the democratic field. the dnc responded to the criticism saying while climate change is at the top of our list, the dnc will not be holding entire debates on a single issue area because we want to make sure voters have the ability to hear from candidates on dozens of issues of importance to american voters. joining me now is the policy director for new consensus which is a policy think tank born out of new york democratic congresswoman's alexandria ocasio-cortez's green new deal. thank you for being with us. >> thank you. i'm so excited to be here. >> what is your thinking about whether or not there should be a
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separate debate on single issues particularly on climate change? >> i think that climate change is not just an issue, it is the issue. it is the issue that's going to define not only this generation but the foreseeable future. and any debate about climate is not just a debate about climate change because climate is the nexus of so many issues whether talking about the economy, racial justice or economic justice. so a debate about climate change is really a debate about the future of america and how we are going to deal with the changes that are coming our way and how to lead the globe. >> cnn poll indicates that 82% of democrats say that aggressive action on climate change is necessary. how do you get this? there are so many things? if you talk to voters out there, there are so many things they are concerned about right now, health care, gun violence,
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immigration and the economy. climate change is obviously up there. it's often number one, two, three or four. how do you make the argument that it needs a separate discussion? why not health care? >> so in the issues that you just brought up, climate change is one of the main drivers of our public health. so the difference between, say, 1.5 degrees of warming which is the least that folks think that we can get to 2, you are talking about 150 million deaths. that's 25 holocausts. so how is that not a health issue? how is that not about health care? we are talking about immigration, climate change will bring hundreds of millions of climate migrants or refugees both from outside the u.s. and inside the u.s. as you see people move. so even the issues that you outline, all of them are affected by climate change and how you decide to deal with climate is how you decide to deal with all the other issues. >> let's talk about cost.
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you and i discussed this before when the green new deal came out. i am puzzled by the idea that many -- what is the cost of not doing something about it? there is an estimate from the disclosure project that says the cost to 215 of the world's biggest companies and there are thousands of companies in america alone is a trillion dollars just in the next five years. so when talking about climate change, we do seem to be critical of the costs of doing something about it, but we seem to have absorbed the cost of not doing something about it as part of life. >> right. and i think that is indicative of the ways that we have just absorbed the cost of not doing anything on climate change right now. so the cost of fossil fuels, of oil, the fuels that we use to power our cars are lower than they actually are because we don't count the effect that we have on the environment and the fact that it is causing people
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to get asthma and cancer and these other things. in a lot of ways it's just the status quo. but the fact is that we have to start thinking about the cost of inaction because they are mounting and they are mounting quickly. and everyone agrees that they are higher than what we can even estimate right now. and so you cannot talk about the cost of dealing with a problem if you don't talk about the cost of not dealing with that same problem. >> kind of interesting that we do. that's the habit society has gotten into. >> it is. we like to think about the cost of what will happen because we like to think that the way we live right now has no cost. and we know that that is not true. we know that people especially people of color are dying daily from fossil fuel pollution. we know that we are losing a million species right now because of climate change. we know that there are costs to the ways that we live right now and the sooner that we grapple with that reality, the sooner that we will all be able to build an america and a world that is safe and prosperous and
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healthy for all of us. >> thanks, as always. a policy director for the think tank new consensus, an expert on climate change and the costs associated with. we are 20 days away from the first presidential debates. june 26 and june 27 in miami. the primetime event will be broadcast live across nbc news, msnbc and telemundo and will be streamed on nbc news digital properties. they are going to be everywhere. the house rules committee has introduced a contempt resolution to enforce its subpoenas against attorney general william barr and former white house counsel don mcgahn and reaffirmed that committee chairs have the authority to go to federal court for future subpoenas. we are joined live from capitol hill with the developments. >> reporter: this is a very visible sign of an incremental step that house democrats are taking. they met today, told reporters
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how things will unfold next week when there will be some very high stakes votes. the house plans to hold a vote of contempt, civil contempt against the attorney general and former white house council don mcgahn. in part the reasons include what the house democrats call stone walling, failure to produce documents, failure to appear and provide testimony. now, this resolution sort of sets up a legal process and brings together the powers of the different committees so they can work together and have votes almost in a stack, if you will, instead of using house floor time for each individual thing. so consider this a way to sort of set the outline for the week. it's public today and it's important to talk about what they are laying out because democrats do want to be responsive to their voters who are making strong demands that the accountability of congress be used to begin either an impeachment inquiry or more
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investigation of the president. as we have been talking about, there is a sort of back and forth among democrats about whether this is the time to do that or as speaker pelosi says it should be a more methodical approach and we are seeing the resolution is a part of that approach. think of it as sort of in a tv crime show how they have to have each court appearance before they get to the big finish. and so speaker pelosi says impeachment equals an indictment and they want to have the strongest case. so this is one step that they are revealing today. as you look at the resolution specifically, it is now public you see a lot of the concerns and complaints from democrats about specific actions they think the attorney general and the former white house counsel have violated. >> thank you as always. kelly o'donnell live for us on capitol hill. coming up, president trump is facing growing opposition from within his own party over his trade wars with china and
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goods imported from mexico starting this coming monday unless mexico moves to stop the flow of migrants from central america. as he left ireland, the president said progress is being made but mexico has to do more to step up to the plate. >> we are having a great talk with mexico. we'll see what happens. but there is something pretty dramatic that can happen. with no mexico, the tariffs go on. a lot of people, senators included have no idea what they are talking about when it comes to tariffs. they are absolutely no idea. >> mexico is not the only country on the president's trade radar. during a meeting with french president emmanuel macron he said he will decide whether to impose tariffs on another $325 billion in chinese goods. >> i will make that decision over the next two weeks probably right after the g-20.
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i'll be meeting with president xi and we'll see what happens. probably planning sometime after g-20. >> senate republicans voiced strong opposition over the threat to impose tariffs on mexican goods. a republican official told nbc news that mitch mcconnell asked to urge the president not to go forward with mexico tariffs until he has a chance to hear their concerns. joining us is tim phillips the president for americans for prosperity. good to see you again. thank you for being with us. at some point, the president while he may be attacking this in not the most delicate or refined way is using trade as a blunt instrument to get other policy matters accomplished. how do you think he should be
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doing it? >> he is getting some leverage on other issues. but it's leveraged gained on the backs of american consumers who are paying higher prices because of his tariffs and it's leverage on the backs of american farmers, the best in the world who are reduced to taking handouts right now as another growing season gets underway because of the tariff wars and it's wrong. it's the wrong way to go. immigration, we agree on americans for prosperity. the system is broken and needs to be fixed. using tariffs as leverage to get a particular part of the agenda forward is the wrong way to do it. both parties own the failure on immigration. both parties own it. they need to come together and fix this because this is real people's lives involved and the president risks undermining the economic success of his tax cuts and tax reform and the effort to eliminate unnecessary regulation and red tape.
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these tariffs and trade wars are undermining it and that's a shame. >> we'll save the tax cut conversation for another time. i want to stay focussed on this. you talked about undermining consumers. we have for 40 years plus as we have seen greater trade, as we have seen the world's gdp going from 20% being trade, we as consumers get better goods for less money. over that same period of time, workers at high wage countries like america have suffered. to them they see that they are standing up for their rights while undermining rights as consumer. while you are a manufacturing worker and a consumer you are on both sides of the argument. >> the benefits of trade, free trade, are dispersed to tens of millions, hundreds of mill dwrns. you just eloquently laid out the advantages. there are concentrated pains. when the monthly jobs report
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comes out, it's a net increase or decrease in jobs. what it doesn't tell you is that tens of thousands of jobs are destroyed every month. that's what happens in a dynamic economy. it's painful. it's tough. it's the way to move a country to a more prospresideerous foot i grew up in upstate south carolina. we lost those textile mills in a tough fashion. impacted my family. today we're prosperous region because we went through that pain, had to retool as a region. it's a shining example of what prosperity can do in part from free trade because we have a number of international companies in south carolina producing their goods there. that's happened across the country. and it's on the whole the benefits are crystal clear to trade. we are a more prosperous society
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now than 30 to 40 years ago. >> we are a more prosperous world. our corporate profitability is higher. share prices are higher everywhere. if you look at median wages over the last 40 years, they don't look like they have benefitted from trade the way corporate profitability has. something is out of balance. the average worker that sits here and says you all with your stock portfolios can talk about how great trade has been. how has it been great for me? >> you are right that wages have been stagnant. when you look at the numbers over the last year, you're seeing an uptick in wage growth. you have reported on the numbers on your show. so we are beginning to see that. and it's not only trade that has caused that lackluster wage growth. wow have had overregulation from government. you have had a number of factors that have weighed a high corporate tax rate in the united states.
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there have been a number of reasons why wage growth has stagnated. one big issue that deserves to be talked about in this area is croneyism. corporate croneyism where the government picks winners and losers that is a reason certain industries for prosperred and been hurt. look at the steel and aluminum industry right now. they have been chosen as a big winner by this administration because of the steel aluminum tariffs and great for them. that's a few thousand jobs that get protected by the government. but that's terrible. it's wrong for millions of other americans who are paying higher prices for steel and aluminum when they are in the products they need and so government action has also contributed to wage stagnation over the years. not just trade. >> we are going to come back and talk about taxes. you and i don't see eye to eye on whether or not the tax cut thing has been great. we'll save that for a different conversation. i appreciate you having the discussions with me. coming up next, president
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trump takes a moment to honor the 75th anniversary of d-day and andrea mitchell got an interview with house speaker nancy pelosi. we are live in normandy after the break. you're watching msnbc. mandy af the break. you're watchg inmsnbc. i'm just a normal person who got an awful skin condition. with uncontrolled moderate-to-severe eczema, or atopic dermatitis, you feel like you're itching all the time. and you never know how your skin will look. because deep within your skin an overly sensitive immune system could be the cause. so help heal your skin from within, with dupixent. dupixent is not a steroid,
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bipartisan members of congress led a robust delegation in normandy today honoring the 75th anniversary of d-day when thousands of allied troops stormed the beaches of nazi occupied france. in an interview at the american cemetery in normandy the president had a lot to say about those he considers to be political adversaries particularly former special counsel robert mueller and house speaker nancy pelosi. >> he made such a fool out of himself. what people don't report is the letter he had to do to straighten out his testimony because his testimony was wrong.
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nancy pelosi, i call her nervous nancy. nancy pelosi doesn't talk about it. nancy pelosi is a disaster. she is a disaster. let her do what she wants. i think they are in big trouble. >> joining me now from normandy is andrea mitchell. she had a chance to sit down for an exclusive interview with speaker nancy pelosi earlier today. good to see you today. tell us about some of the things that speaker pelosi reflected on with you as we remember this day in history. >> let me put in context that i interviewed her today before that interview with the president. so there was no opportunity, of course, to ask her about what he had just said. and in fact, she was leading a bipartisan delegation, the very large delegation, 50 members and senators combined, republicans and democrats, house and senate. so she has a golden rule that when she is leading a bipartisan delegation overseas, she is not going to talk politics and attack the president. so i asked her about america's
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leadership in the world and the whole issue of how this president is viewed in europe with the exception of course of a speech that he gave here today at the american cemetery which was very, very elevated and to the point of d-day. that's what she wanted to talk about. answering the question about europe and the way europe sees us. his refusal to accept n.a.t.o. and other international organizations that have kept the peace for more than 70 years. this is part of what she had to say. do you worry about n.a.t.o. and the other institutions that have tied us together with europe and kept the peace for more than 70 years? >> well, i was proud to work with senator mcconnell. we worked in a bipartisan way with the democratic and republican leadership a couple of months ago to invite the secretary general of n.a.t.o. to speak to a joint session of congress. and he was magnificently
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received. and it was the first time the secretary general of n.a.t.o. had ever been invited. but it was the 70th anniversary. >> is that a snool for support of n.a.t.o. at a time it is -- >> strong ly bipartisan. we wanted to observe the 70th anniversary and remove all doubt of our commitment to the atlantic charter and trans atlantic relationship, to the importance of n.a.t.o. and how it has kept the peace. >> reporter: so she there is certainly very pointedly suggesting that the president has not been bipartisan about n.a.t.o. but that there is bipartisan support in favor of n.a.t.o. and against his criticisms of n.a.t.o. and other european and international organizations. >> andrea, the president was very critical, as youed, after
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the interview that you had with nancy pelosi. what was his criticism about nancy pelosi based on? >> his criticism of pelosi has been they have been at a standoff and he has been going after her -- i think he certainly thinks that it helps his base and is viewing pelosi and schumer as his enemies on the hill going after the house democrats. mitch mcconnell is running the senate and is blocking anything that the democrats have put out. but he is very much against what he sees as the drive for impeachment and the irony here is that it is pelosi who is standing back against some of the members of her leadership pushing for impeachment. there was a politico story today suggesting that she had said in her leadership meeting before she came here that she wanted to see him in prison. our reporting at nbc is that in fact she said that but that wasn't the context of the way it actually went down at least
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according to an aid who was in the room. what she was saying is consistent with her view that he should not be re-elected. he should be defeated at the polls and that going to impeach him would only help him get reelected. the best thing to do would be to defeat him at the polls and he could be prosecute skpd she would rather see him in prison than impeached. that was the context of that rather controversial comment at least as it was originally reported. >> andrea mitchell with us in normandy. we are back with tensions between the united states and iran on the rise, general kenneth mckinsey is making his first trip to the middle east since the u.s. deployed the uss lincoln aircraft carrier group to the region. the visit is an opportunity for the general to assess the response to the irival of the group and get a look at how the situation in iran is affecting u.s. interests across the
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region. joining me now is nbc news's courtney kube. >> reporter: hi, ali. >> tell us what general -- >> we are here -- sorry. i think i have a delay on my audio here. we are here with general mckinsey. we learned a lot more about this continuing threat that exists from iran throughout this region but particularly where we were today in iraq he told us one of the things he is concerned about now are what they call uas, unmanned aerial systems what most of us know to be drones. apparently there are drones that are probing u.s. military bases in iraq and syria every day. so they are coming close to the bases they are surveilling. it is a new concern, relatively new here in the region. >> what is the -- the battle group has gone in there. there seems to be doubt as to
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what the strategy is behind that. what did mckinsey have to say about that. >> reporter: general mckinsey thinks some methods and actions are working. one being the carrier that went in. in the past, it's been shown that iranian small boats and fast boats aren't as aggressive. a carrier is a massive view of military might to have out there in the gulf whether the persian gulf. general mckinsey believes some activities they were watching the iranians carry out just last month are being deterred a little bit by the additional u.s. presence here but wouldn't rule out there is a potential for more to have to come forward because this iran threat continues to evolve. i talked to him about that today actually in baghdad. here is what he had to say. >> the threat remains very real. we continue to evaluate it every day. >> the threat is very real.
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do you consider it something that could be imminent that might require more forces? >> i think the threat is imminent. we continue to evaluate our force posture. i think it is something we will watch on a daily basis. >> reporter: so you heard general mcconsistencckinsey say believes the threat is imminent. >> thank you. coming up, police departments across the country large and small launch investigations following the release of a bombshell report exposing racist and violent comments from officers on facebook. one of the reporters who broke the story will join me next. you are watching msnbc. you are watching msnbc. don't tell your mother.
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several cities are investigating the online conduct of their police officers after a database uncovered thousands of racist and similarly offensive social media posts by current and former police officers. the finding of the plain view project were detailed in the story published by injustice watch and buzz feed news. it obtained public rosters of officers employed by eight jurisdictions, phoenix, st. louis, philadelphia and york, pennsylvania, dallas, twin falls, idaho. locations chosen with the intent of getting a broad sampling of geography and city size. researchers compiled a list of
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verified facebook profiles of police officers in each jurisdictions and able to find accounts of over 3,500 current and former police officers and assess whether the posts or comments could undermine public trust and confidence in police. the project uncovered thousands of facebook posts and comments that ranged from racist memes to conspiracy theories to expressions of violence. the posts and comments mocked mexicans, women, muslims, blacks and others. the project concluded that about one in five current officers made public posts or comments that undermined trust and confidence in police while two in five former police officers met that threshold. the project is calling on police departments to investigate and address the issue and some appear to be heeding that call. philadelphia police commissioner told the philadelphia inquirer that he would get to the bottom of it. phoenix police chief called posts by officers in her
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department quote embarrassing and disturbing and told a local tv station that her department's professional standards bureau is investigating the matter. and a spokesperson told the river front times that the issue has been forwarded to the internal affairs division. joining us is emily horner who co-wrote the story on the findings. >> happy to be here. >> do these police departments not have basic rules about this that while everybody in the country is entitled to their opinions, certainly things i post are reflective of the organization for which i work. is that not the same for police? >> so a number of the departments do have policies. all of them have some kind of policy where they talk about social media and what's appropriate. a few of them specifically have policies on what is appropriate when an officer is offduty. so the policies certainly exist.
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i think it's difficult for departments. experts told us that there is a fine line between what you can say an employee can and can't say because employees are also allowed to -- you know, they have first amendment rights, as well. >> what is the science behind this? is it meant to be broadly representative and is there some sort of statistical approach to figure out what the instance of these sorts of inappropriate comments were? >> no. it's basically the researchers kind of picked the eight departments and found the profiles that they could find and just wanted to you know put the information out there. i'm not sure it would be fair to kind of say that you know one in five police officers who have a facebook would post this kind of stuff. but what we know is that these
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posts exist in the profiles that the researchers found. >> and the curiosity i guess was to determine whether or not it under mines public faith in police. would you get a sense of how people react or were you just looking at what the police posted? >> so after -- we talked to a bunch of people as we reported out the story and have talked to some people since. there are a lot of people who are alarmed by the findings but also not surprised. you know, we talked to police groups that have a large minority membership and they you know, none of them kind of expressed shock or surprise, but, you know, kind of disappointment. >> thank you for this reporting. emily horner is a reporter for injustice watch. the abortion debate and uncertain future of roe versus wade. you are watching msnbc. wade. you are watching msnbc.
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the law recognizes a fetus as a person, what are the other consequences that can derive from that? >> well, there are lots of consequences as was pointed out in the new yorker. you could be responsible for child support for failing to protect a fetus during pregnancy if you were a parent. a parent who used invitro, and destroyed one embryo for another, could be charged with manslaughter or murder. there could be negligence charges brought against the murder for failure to take care of the fetus as a human being during pregnancy. it can really change the law of abortion and the relationship of women and the states. >> when roe v. wade came into being, it was actually other ideas but this idea of fetal personhood has addressed this before, if and when the supreme
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court decides to take up the challenges to it, how relevant will this idea of fetal personhood be in their deliberations? >> the states like alabama recognizing fetal personhood believes that this will make the court decide the question they refused to in roe. if the states were allowed to recognize fetal personhood, that would not only overturn roe and allow the states to regulate abortion but create new rights for the fetuses in ways that could transform american law. >> one of the things you and i talked about, when addressing this, if forced to address this again the court will recognize some of the precedence established by roe v. wade and the things that contributed to it. at what point does the court decide that something that was decided in 1973 is worthy of change because of new arguments?
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>> that's the crucial question, and you're right to call people's attention to it. the court has identified a number of tests for deciding whether or not to overturn cases, including where society has come to rely on a precedence, whether facts have changed, whether the precedence has become unworkable, and the debate is have facts changed in the way people recognize fetal personhood because of ultraso d ultrasounds and so forth, the other side is nothing is changed and roe should be reaffirmed. this is the question the justices should be grappling with. >> if we look at the three thing it is court would have to consider about a ruling, whether people come to rely on it that can be argued with roe v. wade, whether the facts have changed, that could be up for debate. and whether it's workable. the first and third of those don't seem to be issues up for debate at the moment so how does the court think about that?
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can any one of those things cause the court to make a different decision? >> yes, it's a very mushy standard really, and justices have different views on it, lots of people are noticing the fact that chief justice roberts noted the importance of it, but you could argue round or flat as a lawyer. that's why most people think chief justice roberts with this particular court may not be willing to confront these cases head on. with the addition of another conservative justice certainly that could change everything and the court might indeed confront this question of fetal personhood head on. >> when you say might choose to chip away at roe, what does that look like? >> it looks like upholding a lot of restrictions states are passing short of fetal personhood, last week, they upheld a fetus remains in
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indiana disposal. it could have the effect of reducing to zero the number of abortion providers in a state like missouri. they could who would lots of restrictions short of bans on abortion short of fetal viability, around 28 weeks or so. that's what chipping away would look like. overturning would mean you can ban or restrict abortion before fetal viability. >> thank you for joining me. we'll be right back with a quick check of the markets before the closing bell. you are watching msnbc. e closing bell you are watching msnbc "it's the easiest, because it's the cheesiest" kraft. for the win win. about medicare and supplemental insurance. medicare is great, but it doesn't cover everything - only about 80% of your part b medicare costs,
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we're back with a look at the markets before we go. adding to what's been a two-day rally the dow climbed two almost .75% on a possible delay of mexico tariffs. we don't have information whether that's the case. there's a meeting underway now between mexican and american trade officials. however the president is in europe for d-day commemorations and as a result, it's not entirely likely that a deal can be made without his approval. so markets are optimistic but if they don't get a deal, then tariffs are mexico are expected to start on monday, 5% on all goods coming in from mexico. the bottom line is the market is guessing that maybe there'll be some kind of deal. you're seeing the dow close almost 200 points. the s&p and nasdaq are both
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similarly higher. that wraps up the hour for me. you can always find me on social media. thanks for watching. "deadline: white house" with nicole wallace starts now. hi, everyone. it's 4:00 in new york. no one expected ronald reagan and the boys, no one expected peggy nunes' pros written 35 years ago for a very different man at a very different point in history. what we got from donald trump delivered low expectations. he delivered a speech, honored the heroes of d-day, but it's not that simple. this is why many of us are living through his presidency with clenched stomachs and today was no exception. in the hour before he delivered an address meant to honor the heroes of d-day, he attacked another american hero as well as the highest ranking democrat in
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