Full Episode: Friday, July, 16 2019
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You have a dream but don't know where to begin. I didn't want to be limited looking for wisdom for women who've already been there you will constantly be given the opportunity to lose yourself. Welcome to A._B._C.'s no limits. I'm your host Rebecca Jarvis and each week we're talking to the game. Changing women about success lessons learned along the way and of course the worst advice. I really thought about this worst advice ever you can hear new episodes of no limits every week on apple podcasts or your favorite podcast podcast APP. It might not have been with Democrats. Were hoping for but this week Robert Muller finally appeared on Capitol Hill the entire world seem to tune in Wednesday as lawmakers peppered the former special counsel with dozens of questions in two hearings that lasted six hours. A._B._C.'s Mary Bruce was at the Capitol for at all Robert Muller walking into a hearing two years in the making you swear he was a reluctant witness but Democrats forced him to appear pressing him on whether the President obstructed opted Justice Director Muller the president has repeatedly claimed that your report found there was no obstruction and that is completely and totally exonerated him but that is not what you report said. Is it correct that is what the report says so the report did not conclude that he did not commit obstruction of justice. Is that correct that is correct and what about total exoneration did you actually totally exonerate the president no but Muller did not reach the conclusion on obstruction because the Justice Department's Office of Legal Counsel says a sitting president cannot be indicted but can he be charged after he leaves office. You could charge the president United States with obstruction of justice after he left office yes again and again again. Democrats went back to the report to highlight the ten incidents of possible obstruction by the president including when trump allegedly ordered his former White House counsel Don mcgann to fire Mueller but did the President Obstruct Muller Republicans pointed out mother kept his job. Were you ever fired a special counsel Mr Method of no now where where are you allowed to complete your investigation unencumbered. Yes Republicans argued Muller was out of bounds for offering examples of potential obstruction without drawing a conclusion you wrote a one hundred eighty pages one hundred and eighty pages about decisions that weren't reached about potential crimes that weren't charged and I speak for a second muller offered a passionate defense of his team as Republicans accused them of political. Bias at been in this business for almost twenty five years twenty five years I have not had occasion wants to ask somebody about their political affiliation. It is not done what I care about is the capability of the individual to do the job and do the job quickly an seriously and with integrity still Republicans said it's over. It's time for the curtain to close on the Russia hoax. The conspiracy theory is dead. He said the Russians are added again right now. Would you agree that it. It was not a hoax that the Russians were engaged in trying to impact our election. Absolutely that was not a hoax and after six hours one last question I gather that you believe that knowingly accepting foreign assistance during the presidential campaign is an unethical thing to do and crime and a crime circumstances and to the given circumstances and to the degree that it undermines democracy and our institutions we can agree that it's also unpatriotic through and wrong drew Mary Bruce A._B._C. News capitol. Hill pressure is growing on Democratic leaders to decide whether or not to impeach president trump more from A._B._C.'s cure phillips in Washington as Congress prepares for August recess Democrats are grappling with tensions within their own ranks amid the fallout over Robert Muller's testimony. You actually totally exonerate the President Komo following that hearing five more Democrats have voiced support for impeachment bringing the total to ninety seven in the meantime Democrats have vowed to push forward with their investigations House Speaker Nancy Pelosi met Friday with one of impeachments impeachments most vocal supporters twenty minutes House Speaker Nancy Pelosi emerged from a meeting with freshman congresswoman Alexandria Akhazia Cortez. The congresswoman is a very gracious member of Congress so we had a very positive hundred of conversation about our districts and how we represent them I've country the meeting has been on the books for at least a week following some tension between Pelosi and the so-called squad when asked by reporters of the to solve their differences Pelosi replied. I don't think we have that many Serena the Marshall A._B._C. News Washington also Friday House Judiciary Chairman Jerrold Nadler announced. He is filing a lawsuit to obtain grand jury material underlying the Muller Report. We are investigating well. This and we are going to see what remedies we could recommend commend including the possibility of artists impeaching. We're not limited to that. President trump responded hours later. They want to investigate they WANNA go fishing and I watched Bob Muller and they have nothing. There's no collusion. There's no obstruction the president speaking in the Oval Office alongside officials from Guatemala who signed an agreement to restrict U._S.. Asylum applications from Central America. Meanwhile Russia and others remain determined to interfere in U._S.. Elections the evidence in a bipartisan report released Thursday by the Senate Intelligence Committee Committee is not just Russia intelligence officials fear China Iran and other countries could target the twenty twenty election and we're learning disturbing new detail about just how pervasive the Russian attack on the two thousand sixteen election actually was the new Senate intelligence report says the Russians is likely attempted to find weaknesses and the voting systems of all fifty states probing and scanning voting systems of at least twenty one st according to the report the Russians stole or looked at the personal data of hundreds of thousands of voters from at least two states including building Illinois the good news at the U._S.. Government states have improved election security but the chilling question is exactly why was Russia's looping around all those older systems in two thousand sixteen and exactly. What are they planning for the future just a day after former special counsel also Bob Muller issued that stark warning the Russians are attacking US quote as we sit here? Senator McConnell blocked election security measures calling for the use of paper ballots in all states saying the Democrats were simply playing politics on the heels of Mother's testimony. Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer said Republicans are putting their heads in the sand more proof. They can't seem to agree on anything here in Washington. Let's A._B._C. News Chief Justice correspondent Pierre Thomas in Washington. The political crisis in Puerto Rico came to an end this week when on Wednesday embattled Governor Ricardo Rodeo announced his resignation for the hundreds of thousands who had been demanding Governor Ricardo Rocha Yo step down he made it clear in his late night address to the island their demands were overwhelming the streets of old San and one erupting moments after the Governor Announces Resignation Their celebration was underway as the embattled governor's message started in mental put it was incredible to watch the crowds silence got huddled together. They were holding their phones to their ears. As that highly anticipated address stream live the governor saying his resignation will go in effect August second now these protesters so many of them millennials looking looking forward to a new era now. Do you hope for that future last night. Maybe goals reporter Rico's Governor Ricardo CEO to step down reaching their highest levels Monday and islandwide strike belting out there Donald Cry Ricky resigned after the leak of those obscenity laced sexist and homophobic group juts between the governor and his closest advisers mocking and insulting some constituents really percents that is working there for the people of Puerto Rico are not for their own benefits and the benefits of their own friends. The focus now is on a smooth transition of power. The Secretary of Justice is next in line. Her name is Wanda Vazquez Victor. Oh kind of A._B._C. News San Juan. We heard Tuesday from a U._S.. Citizen who was released from Federal Immigration Facility after being held for more than three weeks he plans to sue the Federal Government Francisco Galaxia Board in Dallas and a U._S.. Citizen was traveling in a car that was stopped at a checkpoint in Texas. He was carrying documents including driver's license but federal agents thought they were fake and Galaxia was taken to a detention center where he was held for twenty three days. The eighteen year old said while there he lost lost at least twenty pounds was kept an area with up to seventy other men and they were not allowed to brush their teeth Galaxia says the conditions were so bad he considered volunteering to be deported C._B.. P An icee they are researching the facts of the situation Brian Clark A._B._C. News on Capitol Hill Thursday the House Judiciary Committee held a hearing examining the trump administration's immigration policy lawmakers heard from officials about family separations and conditions at Border Patrol Facilities Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler Press Border Patrol chief Brian Hastings tastings on why parents had been deported without their children U.. Ado The deportation before the reunification without any knowledge of whether the parents are being reunified yes so in other words you're kidnapping the child kidnapping the child carry the guidelines lines that are out the wording apparent without their child is literal kidnapping the committee's top Republican Congressman Doug Collins of Georgia accused Democrats of being more interested in trying to make the president look bad than in addressing the crisis at the border. We don't talk about what actually is happening why they're being separated and if you want to keep kids with unfit parents do you want to keep kids actually been bought and paid for and brought across dealer then. That's what you're advocating the. Maybe we need to talk about something different Thursday morning more than a dozen United States marines screens were arrested some on human trafficking charges. The mass arrests came during a battalion formation at Camp Pendleton the largest military base in California one by one the sixteen marines pulled from the formation by authorities in front of their peers handcuffed and taken into custody. All are lower ranking enlisted men arrested said the Marine Corps for alleged involvement in various illegal activities from human smuggling to drug. Related offenses. These arrests were triggered. After two Marines from the same base were charged earlier this month with transporting three undocumented Mexicans for financial gain those marines were allegedly contacted by a recruiter cruder in Mexico and told where to pick up the migrants once they crossed into the U._S.. The documents say the Marines were spotted by a border agent just seven miles from Mexico with the migrants in the back. One of the Marines who was arrested said he was promised one thousand dollars for the pickup their arrest triggered a broader investigation officials say none of those arrested served as part of the Defense Department's border mission but Camp Pendleton is less than fifty miles from the boarder a._B._C.. News Chief Global Affairs correspondent Martha Raddatz reporting from Washington in New York Jeffrey Epstein was briefly hospitalized Tuesday after being found in his jail cell unresponsive. Was it a suicide attempt or an assault. An investigation is is now underway to determine just what happened inside a New York City jail cell that left Jeffrey Epstein unconscious with marks on his neck investigators initially thought the wounds were self inflicted believing he might have tried to take his own life but after the sixty six year old was revived he told authorities he couldn't remember what had happened and a fellow inmate Nicholas Tag Leone told investigators he didn't know either because he had headphones on but a lawyer for our tag Leone former police officer accused of murder told our Johnson a different different story mic knows what happened. We're not going to talk about my purpose is to say definitively. Nick had nothing to do with hurting anybody in the facility and in particular Mr Obscene sources tell A._B._C. News. The Bureau of prisons is now trying to determine termine if Epstein was assaulted by another inmate or paid someone to beat him up Epstein is accused of exploiting and abusing dozens of minor girls some just fourteen years old. He's pleaded not guilty to federal charges of sex trafficking and conspiracy last week. A judge rejected his request for bail and just this week Palm Beach County launched a criminal investigation to determine if any of its sheriff's deputies failed to properly monitor Epstein while he was on work release eleven years ago. That was A._B._C.'s Linsey Lindsay Davis in New York. The federal government plans to resume capital punishment. The announcement made Thursday by the Department of Justice Celeste Federal Execution was in two thousand and three now Attorney General William Bar has ordered five executions to move forward the first is scheduled in December for Daniel Louis Lee a white supremacist convicted two decades ago of murdering a family of three including an eight-year-old girl two days later Lesbian Mitchell will be put to death by lethal injection. He fatally stabbed a grandmother and granddaughter. The Attorney General called them among the worst criminals and he said we I went to the victims and their families to carry forward the death sentence A._B._C.'s Aaron Katersky reporting on Friday the Justice Department Green lighted a twenty six billion dollar merger between Sprint and T. Mobile. The deal approved by the Department of Justice after attorneys general from from five states reached a settlement that settlement requiring newly merged sprint corp and t mobile US INC to divest sprint's prepaid businesses including boost mobile virgin mobile and sprint prepaid to dish network T. Mobile and sprint must also make thousands of redundant towers and cell sites available to dish and provide dish with access to T. mobile's five G. Network for the next seven years while dish builds its own network dish will become the fourth nationwide facilities-based wireless competitor Ryan Burrow A._B._C. News Chicago facebook vows to make changes after after confirming its historic settlement with federal regulators facebook will pay a record five billion dollar fine to the Federal Trade Commission for Privacy Violations C._E._o.. Mark Zuckerberg holding an employee townhall meeting announcing changes will becoming privacy is more central than ever to our vision for the future and we're going to change the way that we operate across the whole company from the leadership down in the ground facebook announcing now it is the focus of a separate government antitrust investigation. Alex Stone A._B._C. News hours after the settlement was made public on Wednesday facebook revealed. It's already facing a new F._T._C. investigation this time for possible antitrust violations moving overseas prosecutors in Sweden announced formal charges Thursday state against American rapper rocky and two associates the platinum selling rapper asep rocky isn't going anywhere. He's been in a Swedish jail for three weeks and now president trump is making even more twitter demands of the Swedish government to free him. Swedish prosecutors have charged thirty year old with assault they say Asep Rocky whose real name is rocky. Mayors won't be released until the case is complete now soon after his arrest celebrities came to his defense including Kim Kardashian West and husband in Konya who lobbied the White House for help and the president he has tweeted about the situation ever since even speaking with the prime minister by phone but now he is scolding the country for how they treat jailed Americans tweeting Sweden has let <music> our African American community down in the United States. I watched the tapes of Asep Rocky and he was being followed and harassed by troublemakers adding treat Americans fairly nowadays second tweet. The president writes we do so much for Sweden. Sweden weedon should focus on it's real crime problem. Sweden has responded saying the government is not allowed and will not attempt to influence the legal proceedings which are now ongoing rockies lawyers have maintained. He acted in self defense. The president has is even offered to vouch for rockies bail. Even though there is no bail system in Sweden many are seeing the president's staunch defense of a separate rocky as pandering to the Black Community Stephanie Ramos A._B._C. News Washington president trump invited Pakistan's prime administer to the White House on Monday. The two leaders discussed the nearly two decade long war Afghanistan Pakistan's neighbor. The meeting happened shortly after Iran announced it arrested more than a dozen Iranian citizens accused of spying for the United States as an Chom push back on claims James Bhai Iran that it had arrested C._I._A.. Spies Iran's accused Seventeen Rania nationals of spying on its nuclear facilities and meeting with C._I._A.. Officers that's totally false story. That's another lie they put out propaganda. They put out lies. The president signaled the ball. All is Iran's court when it comes to negotiations with the U._S.. But said Iran's behavior was making it more difficult for him to make a deal Karen Travers A._B._C. News the White House the president also dealing with an increasingly hostile North Korea which shut off too short range missiles on on Thursday about this week's North Korean missile launches where the where the reports the department spokesperson Morgan Ortega's not saying North Korea broke the agreement between the president and Kim Jong on bud urged him more provocations both sides had promised more or peace talks within weeks of the last meeting between the President and Kim that still hasn't happened Andy Field A._B._C. News Washington and one of the United States closest allies has a new leader who president trump says reminds him a lot of himself in his I address in parliament since becoming Prime Minister Boris Johnson urged the European Union to rethink its refusal to renegotiate the Brexit deal in a rowdy session in the comments Johnson pledge we will throw us into these negotiations with the greatest energy and determination added a spirit of friendship and I hate that the E._U. will be equally ready and that they will rethink the talent refusal to make any changes to the withdrawal but if the E._U. refuses to play ball if they do not we would have cost half to leave the U. K. without an agreement under article fifty the U._K.. Is Better to prepare for that situation the many believe but we are not as ready yet as we should be in the ninety eight days it remained to us. We must turbo charge preparations to make sure that there is little disruption as possible to our national. Life and he threatened if the does not reopen withdrawal discussions. He says they won't be getting a divorce deal. Check from the U._K.. Of some forty eight billion dollars Tom Rivers A._B._C. News London back in the U._S.. A raging controversy so you one Pennsylvania School district finally comes to an end with no children being taken from their parents school board members at Wyoming Valley West School district in Pennsylvania having a change of heart when it comes to accepting a donation to pay off lunch bills for parents who fell behind mind local resident buried Tenenbaum says giving into giving was the right thing to do. I think there should except I think it was a very nice donation as well the CO founder and C._E._o.. Of philadelphia-based Coffee House Law Colom Offering to give twenty two thousand dollars to the the district to clear the tab for outstanding lunch bills that after learning the board sent letters to some parents saying they risked losing their kids to foster care if they didn't pay up Michelle Franzen A._B._C. News coming up a jogger chases down a flasher when on world news this week continues technology is supposed to make your life easier right. Don't let your business be limited by the software. You haven't place whether you're looking to replace or just considering your options. CAPTERRA is here to help you re thousands Abril reviews on software options specific to your business needs at Capterra dot com slash world news with over eight hundred fifty thousand reviews of products from real software users. 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When thirty-three-year-old Isaiah confronts an alleged flasher on a morning run outside of Boston I saw a guy pulling up his fence down? I did not put put a lot of thought to it but when the guy ran towards me and flash to spence one more time all the way down to he knees and Richard Handout. I realized that this is not just an emergency and he is a flasher. This mother of two did not miss. It's a beat before jumping into action. She turns around and runs after the man who she says also reached out and tried to grab her. I was probably one or two women running there. He just thought Oh that's will be her bed. Lock not the right choice choice this former member of the Israeli army tackling the man holding both of his hands behind his back while asking bystanders to call police was asking people to call the police and ask for help. Nobody did I let my hand offer him because they realize that nobody can help me out other than myself then as she grabbed her phone to call nine one one herself the man broke loose and ran off Massachusetts state police posting a portion of the video of the incident on their youtube page hoping to identify the alleged flasher did for her. I think she put the fear of God and the Guy Not only does Ioana man brought to justice but she also wants to send him a message. I told him I'm going to get him so I'm GonNa get you darling and those are the people and events that made world world news this week World News. This week was written and produced by Chris how I'm Chuck Sivertsen A._B._C. News New York win breaking news changes the World A._B._C. News accurate credible and unmatched on.