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First lady Melania Trump closes out RNC day 2 with a reassurance that the nation will recover from COVID-19
"First Lady Melania Trump camped off the second night of the Republican National Convention of Constantini reports. I'm here because we need my husband to be our president and commander in chief for four more years. He's what is best for our country. In the Rose Garden renovations of which she guided first lady Melania Trump delivered more uplifting message. She spoke over be best initiative aimed at protecting Children from cyber predators and social media bullying. She did acknowledge that her husband is known to send a harsh tweet now and then we all know Donald Tramp picks no secrets about how he feels about things. Honesty is citizens deserve from our president, Bob Costantini,
Kimberly Guilfoyle's RNC speech 'a memorable moment'
"And incumbent president using the White House for his backdrop to deliver addresses during the Republican National Convention. Bob Constantini notes. There were different tones throughout the first night at the convention two times. President Trump appeared in the convention programming last night, presenting a softer side with no criticism of Joe Biden and Democrats. One segment was with first responders. Fighting what he called the China virus. Doctors, nurses of fireman policemen We want to thank you while you have been incredible. The other theme of the broadcast presented an apocalyptic view of what life would be like with Democrats. They want to control what you see and think on, believed so that they can control how you live. Kimberly Guilfoyle of Campaign finance leader and Donald Trump Junior's girlfriend. Delivering a stem Winder address. Bob Costantini
Trump Campaign, RNC Sue Nevada Over Plan to Mail Ballots to Voters
"It's the first of what could be many lawsuits hoping to shut down state plans for promoting Malian votes in the November elections. The president complains about mail in voting being subject. The widespread fraud. The Trump Campaign and Republican National Committee are suing Nevada, where ballots would be sent to all registered voters to mail back if they choose. Democratic governor Steve Sis elect signed a bill Monday to set up the system as a way to promote turn out amid the Corona virus pandemic. The lawsuit claims the plane would have a detrimental effect on Republican voters. Specifically, Mr Trump did say Tuesday he was happy with Florida's No excuses absentee voting system. Because it was set up by Republican governors. Voters there must request a ballot. Bob Costantini
Trump shakes up campaign leadership, demotes Parscale
"On a day a couple national polls show President Trump trailing Joe Biden by double digits. He's pulled the trigger. Bill Stepien deputy campaign manager will now take the top job while Brad par scale who was the leader stays on to handle digital media. The president made the announcement on Facebook Corona virus concerns have meant forgoing the boisterous arena sessions. Mr Trump craze has a way to charge up his base. And attacks on Biden have not been effective. Bob Costantini Washington, Texas
Trump claims border wall 'stopped Covid'
"The U. S would have a lot more coronavirus cases. Those comments coming as it continues, downplaying spikes, hospitals and hard hit state's worried about running out of bed visiting the U. S Southern Command headquarters. President Trump focusing on the help some of the military do for fighting drug trafficking via water and on land, which led him to talk about the border wall, which is actually fencing too hard in certain areas. But then Mr Trump suggested the wall is a health barrier, too. Especially with covet. That turned out to be very lucky for us that we had the wall or we would have been inundated whatever affect the wall might have. Three states with the highest number of cases are along the Southern border. California and Texas plus Arizona, where more than 25% of Corona virus tests are coming back. Positive. Bob Costantini Washington for Cash in the Rams, you Super Weather center tonight.
U.S. stocks finish higher after stronger-than-expected jobs report
"The much better than expected jobs report for June. Has President Trump beaming? There were four point. Eight million jobs added looking toward November. Our Bob Costantini reports, the president is very confident, nearly five million jobs most of them rehiring for the US economy in June prompted the didn't come into the briefing room, shattering all expectations I was watching this morning, and the expectations were much lower than that. The stock market is doing extremely well, which means to me jobs what it means
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"National security adviser John Bolton, one CNN State of the union, saying he's not surprised the president simply retweeted a video with racist content. He doesn't pay attention to a lot of things, not paying attention, not considering all the implications of information it gets is typical of Trump, Bob Costantini Washington Militants have attacked the stock exchange in the Pakistani city of Karachi, killing at least two security guards and a policeman. Special police forces deployed Reportedly killing all four gunmen. The world has surpassed two sobering Corona virus milestones. 500,000 confirmed deaths 10 million confirmed cases Vice president Pence and members of the White House Corona Virus Task force are visiting states this week that are experiencing increases in Cove it 19 cases. Pence did wear a mascot, a briefing in Dallas, the daily number of average Kobe 19 hospitalizations and cases in Texas. Both jumped from 2000 and late, made a close to 5000. Now. Dr. Deborah Burkes with White House Corona Virus Taskforce, warned of an increasing number of cases among 20 to 40 year olds in Texas and urge residents to wear masks or
Trump pushes forward with Tulsa rally despite coronavirus threat
"The president tweeted that he won't be cool with nineteen shamed into calling off the Tulsa rally he's argued that if it's okay for protesters to take to the streets in large numbers over the death of George Floyd he can have a packed arena Tulsa health director Bruce dart however is calling on Mr trump to not go forward with a rally that already had to be pushed back a day because of the Juneteenth controversy still the president thinks locale is good with masks optional Oklahoma's so at a very low number they've done a really fantastic work new cases are on the rise in Oklahoma the city's tells the world newspaper has a Monday editorial we don't know why he chose to also but we can't see any way that his visit would be good for the city it notes attendees are waiving their right to sue the campaign if they contract coronavirus the president carried Oklahoma by thirty six points in twenty sixteen another fact the paper cited is questioning why tell Sir Bob Costantini the White
Joint Chiefs chairman says he regrets appearing in Trump photo op
"Hello America's top general joint chiefs chairman mark Milley says he should not have appeared with the president at last week's photo op in Lafayette square defense secretary mark esper who did stand with the president during a photo op that included Mr trump holding up a Bible has also expressed misgivings about the optics of the moment joint chiefs chairman general mark Milley was in battle fatigues that evening but did not stand in front of St John's church still he tells graduates of the national defense university he should not have participated in the walk over at full weight where the cloth of our nation come from the people of our nation we must hold dear the principle of an apolitical military Millie making clear he believes a walkover was designed to show the president as tough on protesters while reaching out to evangelical base Bob Costantini
Trump to resume campaign rallies with June 19 event in Tulsa
"On Friday June nineteenth president Donald Trump plans to hold its first post Kobe nineteen campaign rally will be in the state he handedly carried in twenty sixteen then Bob Costantini reports he has it has a site set on state where the fight will be a little tougher the trump campaign has been looking for states that will allow big arenas to be packed then we're going to be starting our allies the first one we believe will be probably would in Tulsa Oklahoma and looking forward to it they've done a great job with covered as you know in the state of Oklahoma do a big one in Florida big one in Texas all three have Republican leadership statewide but the latter two are likely to be battlegrounds with sixty five electoral college votes at stake both have seen spikes in positive coronavirus cases since relaxing
Trump: Buffalo, New York protestor could be 'ANTIFA provocateur'
"President trump is speaking out about the elderly buffalo protesters seen on video being pushed to the ground striking his head and sending him to the hospital correspondent Bob Costantini reports the president's questioning whether the man deliberately fell down causing his head to believe the president putting forth a theory called buffalo protester shown by police could be an antifa provocateur pushed away after appearing to scam police communications in order to black out the equipment I watched he fell harder than was pushed was aiming scanner could be a setup in quote seventy five year old Martin Gugino is known as in upstate New York peace activist in the video of his fall just before he appears to have a cell phone like device in his hand getting it close to the police officers who were walking toward him when he was pushed out of the way
Trump mocks Biden for wearing a face mask
"Trump today mocked Joe Biden after Biden appeared in public wearing a mask on Memorial Day here's Bob Costantini with Joe and Jill Biden appearing in public in a personal no frills way and wearing masks to pay homage to America's war dead he was a sure bet that would not go unnoticed on president trump's Twitter feed he writes Joe Biden's handling of the H. one N. one swine flu was a complete and total disaster the president also retweeted a fox news analyst brit Hume's message showing Biden in a black mask wearing sunglasses with the caption this might help explain why trump doesn't like to wear a mask in public the president has made clear he doesn't want the media to see him wearing a mask even if it is part of his administration's
Pompeo says he didn’t know fired inspector general was investigating him
"Secretary of state Mike Pompeo says he wasn't aware of any ongoing investigations when he recommended that president trump fire the state department's top watchdog more from Bob Costantini president took up for secretary of state Mike Pompeo because if the inspector general he fired was looking into Pompeii a with his wife having staffers do personal chores that's okay with the president he's a very brilliant guy and now I have you telling me about dog walking washing dishes but I'd rather have him on the phone with some world leaders and have him wash dishes because maybe his wife isn't there or his kids are the you know stupid that sounds of the world the head of the house foreign affairs committee Eliot Engel who promises an investigation into the firing believes it was in part because Steve Wynn it was probing the president's emergency declaration allowing him to bypass Congress to sell weapons to Saudi
Coronavirus model predicts spike in deaths amid eased restrictions
"Experts believe the American death toll from corona virus is likely to spike upward the trump White House has been pushing for easing of restrictions Bob Costantini reports it's a case of people wanting restrictions eased versus what that's likely to mean health wise the relaxation of social distancing rules in many states will lead to more Americans dying from Kobe nineteen then if the restrictions were still in place that's the conclusion of a virus model which now predicts as many as one hundred thirty four thousand Americans will succumb up from a pre relaxation prediction of seventy two thousand all the McDonough of the university of Washington's institute for health metrics and evaluation says it's simple more people out and interacting means a greater chance to spread the virus right now we see an increase in mobility that's needing to increase that fortunes in the United States when your time's report says the centers for disease control has issued an internal outlook predicting covert nineteen deaths will rise to around three thousand per day in the United States by the end of may currently more than seventeen hundred Americans to come each day the death toll according to the times article is a factor of an anticipated nearly quadrupling of new cases per day as the nation starts opening up business activity was reduced social distancing the article prompted a White House statement this is not a White House document nor has it been presented to the coronavirus task force the state is not reflective of any of the modeling done by the task force or data that the task force has analyzed though he's been urging protests against restrictions in states run by Democrats president trump seems to be recognizing the toll will go higher as the economic rebound he seeks takes hold we're gonna lose anywhere from seventy five eighty to a hundred thousand people that's a horrible thing we should lose one person over this the fox news channel virtual town hall meeting was titled America together returning to work at the Lincoln Memorial Hall sat about ten feet away from
Governors call out White House on dearth of coronavirus testing as protests grow
"It's a matter of tests and protest the political feelings regarding the corona virus outbreak in the U. S. being rubbed raw as governors deal with challenges in their states including protests ginned up in part by president trump White House correspondent Bob Costantini reports the president's tweets in support of protesters who want their states to end coronavirus restrictions is not lost on governor Jay Inslee of Washington who wasn't directly targeted in Philly on ABC's this week this is such as schizophrenia because the president basically is asking people please ignore Dr Fauci inductor birch please ignore my own guidelines that I set forth but taking questions at Sunday night's briefing the president sounding like the administration's guidelines in some places the governors are ready to go and other places they can't go yet and they will go they want to they have to have a safe I wanted to be safe polls from pew research center and NBC news Wall Street journal released over the weekend show nearly two thirds of Americans worry states may relax restrictions too soon his state had any restriction protest Saturday but head of the national governors association Larry Hogan on CNN's state of the union points out Maryland is still on an upward case trajectory and it's become repetitious in a way is a call for more tense grows from state leaders the administration I think is trying to ramp up testing but to try to push this off to say that the governors have plenty of testing and they should just get to work on testing so now we are doing our job is just absolutely false the latest testing news from the administration the threat of invoking government orders to produce more of the swabs on long sticks that are inserted into the nasal cavity what are in short supply we're preparing here's the defense production act to increase well production and one U. S. facility by over twenty million additional swaps per month the president also spoke of pushing textile makers to working protective masks and gowns as he said of the highest
Trump to announce council focused on reopening the US
"With president trump's zeal to re open the U. S. for economic activity he's expected to announce a council of advisers to help him decide when and how to do that Bob Costantini has that and more from Washington for about forty five minutes the coronavirus task force update briefing was not about updating but about president trump's handling of the crisis including a campaign style video of supportive moments and criticisms of Joe Biden Nancy Pelosi and the media so on January seventeenth there wasn't a case of the fake news is saying all he didn't act fast enough well when I did actor was criticized by Nancy Pelosi by sleepy Joe Biden I was criticized by everybody that's a reference to the travel ban from certain parts of China the president's time wanted nor the month of February the move to mid March when national guidelines were issued as cases and deaths multiplied Dr Anthony county has to speaking at the start of the news conference when he had said Sunday earlier mitigation would have saved more lives it was seen as critical of the president he clarified that when he and others pressed for national guidelines and then the extension of them to the end of April the president listened to the recommendation and went to the mitigation for his part the president had to deal with his Sunday retweet of criticism of county that ended with the hashtag fire fell G. today walking out here on the farm in the firing I think he's a wonderful retweet if somebody fishes for doesn't matter what also didn't matter the president said he was aware of the fire found she hash tag daughter Ivanka trump and treasury secretary Steve Mnuchin are among several dozen people will be named to the president's re opening the country council is supposed to be a mix of business and health experts is he worried he might push the American people to come out of hiding so to speak too soon prompting a new round of coronavirus cases I certainly hope that won't happen but it does weigh on my mind but the president insisted will be his decision even if governors try to keep restrictions in place when somebody is the president of the United States the authorities totals and that's what's gonna be the first total there is not a governor who has expressed a rematch with the notion that the president can supersede their authority of a declaration of emergency in their
Treasury Prepares to Request $200 Billion More for Small Businesses
"The first small business and its workers could be in the works more from correspondent Bob Costantini should the United States be readying further relief of a couple trillion dollars in case economy can be running full steam mid summer White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow isn't ready to pull that trigger what was four trillion dollars total in relief in stimulus already in the pipeline but this will have a awful lot of Americans get through this period and I keep saying forty eight weeks that may be more prayer but that's just what we're hearing and if that's the case we come out of this okay and the other side coming weeks are likely to bring further internal White House debate about when America can get back into business versus concerns for new hot spot outbreaks later this year Bob Costantini Washington treasury secretary Mnuchin is advocating for at least two hundred billion more from Congress to support the small business corona virus relief fund hi Mike
Treasury Prepares to Request $200 Billion More for Small Businesses
"Coming weeks are likely to bring further internal White House debate about when America can get back into business versus concerns for new hot spot outbreaks later this year Bob Costantini Washington treasury secretary Mnuchin is advocating for at least two hundred billion more from Congress to support the small business corona virus relief fund hi Mike boss
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"Going Carolina outbreak warning a million Francis at times it resembled a verbal brawl as Bernie Sanders to keep from all sides that the candidates debate in South Carolina overnight one Constantini was there that is not it is audio it was one of many moments where seemingly all seven Democrats try to get a word in it the CBS news debate Bernie Sanders had to face a barrage of criticism about telling sixty minutes on Sunday Fidel Castro's Cuba made educational progress when he took over coach of the dictatorship in Cuba what I said is what Barack Obama said that Cuba made progress on education really really that was people to judge taking Sanders on about the Cuba comments Bob Costantini Charleston appear Floridians are asking a state court to remove Bernie Sanders from Florida's March seventeenth primary ballot the lawsuit argues that Sanders is an independent and therefore should not be allowed to appear on the democratic ballot is officially an independent but caucuses with Democrats U. S. health officials are warning Americans to prepare for corona virus outbreak in this country CDC says to be prepared for the possibility of our lives being interrupted by the corona virus now the World Health Organization has not declared one but as the CDC's Dr and shook it says local circumstances suggest it's likely that this virus will cause a pandemic so we should be prepared for a bit of a disruption such as the possibility of school closures social distancing other restrictions not that it is certain but it is possible the best course of action right now common sense stay away from people who are sick stay away from people when you're sick and wash your hands often for at least fifteen seconds at a time I'm Jim Regina is making U. S. lobster eligible for terror for induction it's good news for lobster fishermen who lost that key export market during.
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"Bob Costantini in Washington. Expects President Trump Muller report released pass without comment in some form. He tells W emeals Larry O'Connor show. This should never happen to a president or to this country. Again, what took place and you'll see a lot of very strong things come out tomorrow attorney general bar's going to be giving a press conference. I maybe I'll do one after that. We'll see for the president and his attorneys that will be the benefit of congress being out of town for a couple of weeks, meaning reactions from Capitol Hill will be piecemeal. Bob Costantini, Washington. Be chairman of the House Judiciary committee says the Justice department will not give them all a report to congress until several hours after bars news conference congressman Jerry, Nadler tweets, he's deeply troubled by reports at the White House as being briefed on the. Muller report ahead of its release. The hunt is over for a Florida woman described as posing a credible threat to Colorado schools, hundreds of schools were closed today in the Denver area. While investigators search for the eighteen year old high school students said to be infatuated with Columbine shooting. Authorities say she's been found dead of a self inflicted gunshot wound. They are searching now for possible accomplices, the Aurora Illinois police department has released stay little over eight minutes of surveillance video showing a portion of the mass shooting at Henry Pratt company in February which killed five people and injured several police officers police in dupage county are searching for a man after a sixteen year old was attacked Tuesday night and Gail with that story senior old girl was stabbed last night on one of the trails at timber ridge forest. Preserve it happened around five o'clock at the preserve located on county farm road just north of Geneva road. Police say the girl was walking on the trails alone. When a man approached her for preserve spokesman, Tony Martinez telling ABC seven..
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"Cumulus station. Let's go plan policy statement. I'm Elliot Francis. President Trump has unveiled a spending blueprint for fiscal year. Twenty twenty four point seven trillion dollar plan that would have agencies cutting their overall spending by five percent. Bob Costantini reports. The plan brings up the prospect of another fight over funding for the border wall. The same issues that led to a partial government shutdown of more than a month and led to President Trump's declaration of a national emergency along the border budget director Russell vote telling reporters the new request for the coming fiscal year, would effectively double down on wall money the money that we have identified as as part of declaring a national emergency spending that well, and this eight point six billion dollars is is geared towards what we would need. In addition to complete that wall. The emergency is expected to be tied up in court for some time, while Democrats aren't likely to cave on the new wall funding request. Bob Costantini, the White House. Airways says it will continue flying. It's two Boeing seven three. Thirty-seven max, eight planes to Pacific destinations some airlines grounded there max, eight planes over the weekend. After an Ethiopian Airlines jetliner crashed Sunday can like one hundred fifty seven passengers another max aid plane crashed in Indonesia just last year. Lennon interview with the Washington Post house speaker Nancy Pelosi says she doesn't support impeaching President Trump saying divide the country who Mattingly says the topic has split the caucus talking to senior Democrats over the over in the house. Several made this point to me. It's not just the progressives. That are in the democratic caucus right now. There are several many many moderate members who are essentially the reason why Pelosi is now speaker of the house once again who don't want to deal with this issue don't necessarily want to go home and answer questions for this issue. There are chairman who are now just launching investigations into the Trump administration who don't want to be rushed in those investigations Democratic Party has picked a walk as the largest city in the swing state of Wisconsin host the twenty twenty nominating conventions the party will formerly select its candidate..
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"Mostly stay spent. I'm Elliot Francis. President Trump has unveiled a spending blueprint for fiscal year. Twenty twenty four point seven trillion dollar plan that would have agencies cutting their overall spending by five percent. Bob Costantini reports. The plan brings up the prospect of another fight over funding for the border wall. The same issue that led to a partial government shutdown of more than a month and led to President Trump's declaration of a national emergency along the border budget director Russell vote telling reporters the new request for the coming fiscal year, would effectively double down on all money the money that we have identified as as part of declaring a national emergency and spending that well in this eight point six billion dollars is is geared towards what we would need. In addition to complete that wall. The emergency is expected to be tied up in court for some time, while Democrats aren't likely to cave on the new wolf funding request. Bob Costantini, the White House. Airway says it will continue flying Boeing seven thirty-seven, Maxine. Plains to Pacific destinations some airlines grounded there max, eight planes over the weekend. After an Ethiopian Airlines jetliner crashed Sunday can like one hundred fifty seven passengers another max aid plane crashed in Indonesia just last year. Lennon interview with Washington Post house speaker Nancy Pelosi says she doesn't support impeaching President Trump saying the mood would divide the country who Mattingly says the topic has split the caucus talking to senior Democrats over the over in the house several made this point to me. It's not just the progressives. That are in the democratic caucus right now. There are several many many moderate members who are essentially the reason why Pelosi is now speaker of the house once again who don't want to deal with this issue don't necessarily want to go home and answer questions for this issue. There are chairman who are just launching investigations the Trump administration who don't want to be rushed in those investigations Democratic Party has picked Milwaukee the largest city in the swing state of Wisconsin host the twenty twenty nominating conventions party.
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"A group of senators is taking action on reports of dangerous. Living conditions at privately owned military housing in San Diego County. Diane Feinstein and Kamala Harris introduced a Bill yesterday to address health and safety concerns, including rodents, an insect infestations and mold transportation advocacy, group is proposing tax on bus and trolley routes to generate money for infrastructure improvements. Circulates San Diego says the Mt. MTS tax could raise ten billion dollars over forty years and oceanside based auto parts company is agreed to pay over six hundred thousand dollars in penalties for selling diesel truck parts that bypass or disable emissions control systems. The EPA says Magna flow sold the aftermarket exhaust systems from two thousand one to two thousand seven. Right now at Lindbergh field is partly cloudy and fifty five degrees. AM seven sixty K FM be talking breaking news. Good morning. This is America in the morning from Westwood One news. I'm John trout is Friday March eighth twenty nineteen coming up on America in the morning. There are lawmakers in Washington denouncing the lenient sentence for Donald Trump's one time campaign chairman Paul Manafort gets just shy of four years in prison. I'm Bob Costantini in Washington condemning hatred and all its forms in the house. Don't hey, I'm Linda Kenyon in Washington. A Senate panel presses the CEO's of Marriott and equifax about recent major data breaches and how to protect consumers. I'm here in Washington. Good Hollywood finally see its first blockbuster movie of the year this weekend. I'm Tom Busby. Consumer borrowing reaches a new all time high. I'm Jan Johnson. I'm Jim Bohannon with more odds and ends in the news for the sixty seventh day of the year. It's all a head on America in the morning. It's seven minutes after the hour. President Trump's one time campaign chairman Paul Manafort has been sentenced to slightly less than four years in prison for his convictions on Bank and tax fraud. He faces another sentencing next week. Bob Costantini tells us the judge's ruling on Manafort, displayed considerable leniency. He told us fifty hours of things we already know one prosecutor working alongside the special counsel's investigation told the judge Paul Manafort kind of plea deal in September. But Robert Muller's team accused Manafort of not being truthful or forthcoming even when he was required to be wearing a green jumpsuit from the nearby Alexandria prison. Manafort, her judge T S Ellis reminds prosecutors Manafort was never charged with anything related to Russian election interference in that. He has quote lived in otherwise blameless life with that Ellis declared the government sentencing guidelines, excessive using his discretion to give Manafort forty seven months in prison. I have had much time to repent. I ask. For your compassion. That was how Manafort addressed the judge when he had a chance to speak. The one time campaign chair for president. Trump was convicted last August on eight counts of Bank and tax fraud that led him to cut a plea deal with the special counsel for similar charges in Washington DC, but the judge in the Virginia case Ellis theorized at the start of the trial Manafort was only being prosecuted as a way to get the President Trump. The judges empathy seemed to play a factor in the sentence. However when sentenced next week on a couple of counts by a federal judge, Amy Berman Jackson Manafort, maybe looking at longer jail time Jackson has been tough on informal Trump campaign advisor writer stone, one of the persons who recommended Manafort campaign, chairman his attorney, Kevin downing clean. Accepts.
"bob costantini" Discussed on WLS-AM 890
"Russia. Correspondent Bob Costantini with the president's reaction to the New York Times article President Trump tweeting this morning. Well, just learned in the failing New York Times that the corrupt. Former leaders of the FBI almost all fired or forced to leave the agency for some very bad reasons opened up an investigation on me for no reason, and with no proof after I fired lion James Comey, a total sleaze the tweet would suggest the president believes the report a second tweet goes after Komi for his handling of the Hillary Clinton investigation where Democrats are trying the next presidential race has Massachusetts. Senator Elizabeth Warren campaigned in New Hampshire today correspondent MG lay. Now, obviously Senator Warren is moving full steam ahead with an expected twenty twenty presidential campaign all as some of her democratic colleagues, including in the Senate are trying to decide themselves whether to throw their hats in the ring, including Senator comma Harris who has launched a book for a head of what the twenty twenty campaign. And who young Castro announcing this morning that he is going to be a running for president as well. So court Justice Ruth, Bader Ginsburg will miss next week's scheduled preceding says she continues to recuperate from cancer surgery. A court spokeswoman says Justice Ginsburg recovery is on track. And that no further treatment is required. But she will continue to recover at home. The eighty-five year old Justice had surgery three weeks ago to remove cancerous now drills on her left lung. She was released from the hospital. Four days later Ginsburg missed three days of arguments this week the first time since she joined the court in one thousand nine hundred three Linda Kenyon, Washington. A major winter storm that dumped more than a foot of snow on some of the midwest has arrived in the mid Atlantic. Parts of the Washington DC region could get up to eight inches of snow while areas further south could get ten hundreds of flights have been cancelled or delayed across the country. I'm Ann.
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"The Bob Costantini with the president's reaction to the New York Times article President Trump tweeting this morning. Well, just learned in the failing New York Times that the corrupt. Former leaders of the FBI almost all fired or forced to leave the agency for some very bad reasons opened up an investigation on me for no reason and with no proof after I fired lion. James Komi, a total. Sleaze the tweet would suggest the president believes the report a second tweet goes after combing for his handling of the Hillary Clinton investigation where Democrats are saying the next presidential race as Massachusetts Senator. Elizabeth Warren campaigned in New Hampshire today. Correspondent MG Lee. Now, obviously Senator Warren is moving full steam ahead with an expected twenty twenty presidential campaign all as some of her democratic colleagues, including in the Senate are trying to decide themselves whether to throw their hat in the ring, including Senator Kamala Harris who has launched a book for a head of what seems like a twenty twenty campaign and Julio Castro announcing this morning that he is going to be a running for president as well supreme court Justice. Ruth, Bader Ginsburg will miss next week's scheduled preceding says she continues to recuperate from cancer surgery. A court spokeswoman says Justice Ginsburg recovery is on track. And that no further treatment is required. But she will continue to recover at home. The eighty-five year old Justice had surgery three weeks ago to remove cancerous nodules on her left lung. She was released from the hospital four days later Ginsburg missed three days of arguments this week the first time since she joined the court in nineteen Ninety-three. Linda Kenyon, Washington. A major winter storm that dumped more than a foot of snow on some of the midwest has arrived in the mid Atlantic. Parts of the Washington DC region could get up to eight inches of snow while areas further south could get ten hundreds of flights have been cancelled or delayed across the country..
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"Correspondent Bob Costantini reports. Stocks had already been down, but intensified their fall after Trump's tweet the stock market's taking another dive on Christmas Eve, even after the secretary of the treasury tried to calm nerves of big banks, and perhaps because of it the president taking note on Twitter, slamming, the interest rate increases advocated by fed chairman, Jay Powell, the only problem air economy has is the fed. They don't have a feel for the market. They don't understand necessary trade wars or strong dollars or even Democrats shutdowns over borders. President Trump and top Democrats in congress sparred over the partial government shutdown on Monday, Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer and House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi accused Trump of being. Under the sway of conservative house. Republicans federal judge in the US ruled North Korea liable for the torture and killing of an American student. A US court has ordered Pyongyang to pay five hundred and one million dollars in damages for the torture and death of US college student Otto warmbier last year who died after being released from captivity in North Korea warned beers. Parents sued North Korean April over their son's death. The twenty two year old student died after being imprisoned in North Korea from January twenty sixteen until he was returned to the United States in a coma in June twenty seventeen Marlins Jared, Washington, President Trump and first lady Milania attended Christmas Eve services at Washington National cathedral earlier, the first couple fielded phone calls from kids tracking Santa on Christmas Eve, the president questioned a seventy year old about his belief in the jolly old elf going on to say at seven it's marginal..
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"Candidates for all fifty automatic racist as well as those running for mayor city clerk treasurer start submitting their nominating petitions this morning candidates for the three office spots required. Twelve thousand five hundred signatures while alderman. Choir less last glance who are eighteen candidates preparing to run for mayor the deadline to file a Monday from now, I would not get involved. President Trump says of the ongoing Russia investigation, and whether the new head of the Justice department might try to shut it down. Democrats pushing for legislation protecting Robert Muller's probe. Bob Costantini with the latest now for the White House Christie tells Fox News Sunday, he's unlikely to agree to an interview with special counsel Robert Muller's team saying the Russia investigation has wasted enough time for the thought he's acting attorney general choice. Matt Whitaker might move to end the probe locate it's gonna be up to him. I think he's very well aware, politically, I think he's stupid politically. He's a very smart person, very respected person. He's going to do. What's right sporadic updates from the Muller investigation indicate there is no end in sight, though, President Trump has answered questions specifically about Russia's election. Interference in writing. Bob Costantini, the White House. Democrats here are angered that President Trump is respond. Funding to those immigrants at one a come in from Central America. Hundreds of Tijuana residents congregated this weekend to protest the arrival of those immigrants to the border city saying they are messy ungrateful and a danger. They called it an invasion and worried that their tax dollars should be spent on them at one one woman that telling the Associated Press, quote, let their governments take care of them. A federal judge is ruling is kept alive. A lawsuit accusing Chicago's department of water management of creating a hostile and abusive work environment last year. Housecleaning triggered by racist and sexist e mails swept out the old management. It was a good weekend. Jim Roope reports firefighters out in California took advantage of lighter winds to gain ground onto massive and deadly wildfire. Wolsey fire this chart, nearly ninety seven thousand acres destroyed more than fourteen hundred structures and killed three. People is now ninety one percent contained in officials expect full containment sometime today, the campfire in northern California is now the deadliest in the US in one hundred years killing seventy seven so far that death toll is expected to rise. This is also the most destructive in state history destroying more than fourteen thousand structures ten thousand of them homes. Jim Roope, Los Angeles. Southern Illinois university officials says one of the Carbondale campuses iconic a seventeen storey towers will reopen to students next fall the southern Illinois and reports at the university has decided to close university hall and reopen Neely hall Neely was one of three high rise dorms at were closed for the twenty eight. Eighteen nineteen school year. After an enrollment declined left the university on able to fill them WLS news time ten oh. Four..
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"Full-court Haiti quake, I'm Christopher cruise. The US supreme court is now back up to full strength. Brad Kavanagh was sworn in as the nation's one hundred fourteenth supreme court Justice yesterday. Correspondent Bob Costantini reports. President Trump believes women were Kavanagh's biggest supporters the president allowed media into his Air Force One cabinet as he watched the Senate vote afterward. He brushed aside the protesters as a minority of the nation. Especially women women were outbreaks what happened to read Catholic with cavenaugh having been accused of sexual assault from high school days. The president elaborated that women are worried about baseless accusations sons. Husband's brothers uncles and authors women extremely happy. Democrats are hoping women voters will not be happy on November sixth. Bob Costantini, Washington. Ten people are dead. After a magnitude five point nine earthquake shook northwestern Haiti last night, the quake was centered about twelve miles off Haiti's north coast. Indonesia's disaster agency said today the death toll from the earthquake and Saddam e that struck on September twenty eight has now risen to more than seventeen hundred a candidate running for US. Senate in Texas says he's not interested in the endorsement of a former president democrat Beto Aurora is in a heated race with Republican Senator Ted Cruz. Barack Obama has officially endorsed eleven Texas Democrats on November ballots, it's not known if he offered to endorse a rock, but the Texas Tribune reports that went asked the El Paso, congressman said, quote, I don't think we're interested. He said he's grateful for the former president service and that Obama. Oh will go down as one of the greatest presidents. But he said, quote, this is Texas polls show crew slightly up on the democrat. Clayton Neville, Dallas Bosnians voting in general election today that could see a pro Russian nationalist elected to lead the nation. I'm Christopher crews.
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"It's ten after the hour. President Trump is warning Russia and other foreign entities that they face sanctions if they try to interfere with American elections. It's an established fact among intelligence officials that Moscow is again trying to affect American voters. More from Bob Costantini. The United States would punish any foreign government or organization that tries to interfere with US elections. According to the executive order signed by President Trump. It's an effort to show resolve over an issue very sensitive to the president with a Muller investigation about Russia's interference and his counterclaim. The Democrats actually were in cahoots with Moscow in two thousand sixteen and now sanctions could be slapped on any foreign entity deemed to be interfering. According to the director of national intelligence, the move is meant to counter perceptions. The president has been and is unconcerned about allegations regarding Russia, which according to agencies is still trying to sow discord in the US in a statement president. Says as I have made clear the United States will not tolerate any form of foreign mentally in our elections. He later states I'm adding to my record of implementing the strongest measures to date of any United States president to protect our electoral system as we enter the election season. This fall the American people can rest assured that we are working diligently to ensure that our democracy remains secure from foreign threats. Meanwhile, the elections themselves are getting a lot of attention while Democrats have a good chance, according to polls and pundits of taking control of the US house. The Senate could go to the dams or see a couple more Republicans added to their majority. Pollsters majority leader Mitch McConnell listed, ten states where seats could switch all of them too close to call and everyone of them like a knife five just a brawl. Tennessee is a prime example with Senator. Bob corker retiring it would have been inconceivable for a democrat to win in November. But former governor Phil Bredesen still popular may do just that. Still the cards would have to go very much and Democrats favor for them to win control. Bob Costantini, Washington. It's twelve now after the hour Andrew Cuomo and Cynthia Nixon square off in the New York primary today what America in the morning returns after these messages. Individuals.
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"It's seven after the hour house intelligence committee member democrat Eric swale well is warning the Trump administration against turning over a former US ambassador to Russia for. Questioning in exchange for Moscow is helping the special counsels election meddling. Investigation swallow says if the president allows the move it's grounds for impeachment with more on. Fallout from the Helsinki news conference are Bob Costantini at the. End of a photo op with his cabinet The. President seemed to understand the, question over the shouting of, White House aides trying, to get, the media out of the room and he finished and there's been no president ever as tough as I have been on Russia all you have to do is look at the. Numbers look at what we've done look at sanctions and her White House briefing though press secretary Sarah Sanders saying no the. President's use of the word no was not a response, but the president, was said thank you very much say no to answering questions the president and his administration are working very hard. To make sure that right Russia is unable, to meddle in our elections as. They have done in the past as we have stated, intelligence officials argue, Moscow is trying to so chaos in doubt about American democracy for the upcoming midterms some in Mr. Trump's own party are skeptical with Louisiana Senator John Kennedy inclined to, believe Putin will look at two, thousand sixteen and the American leader will not react in twenty eighteen if you mess with our election this fall I believe congress will double down On maybe triple down not only. Was the president not saying no to a question about whether Russia is still targeting the US election interference but Sanders says just the opposite we believe the threat still exists which is why are we are taking steps to. Prevent it again and fall out from Mr. Trump's misspoken. Word at the MIR Putin. News conference in Helsinki continues Democrats including Senator Chuck, Schumer wants, to know what happened, in the Trump Putin alone time. We need the translator who, was present at the one, on one meeting with, President Putin, to testify before congress that's not usually got if may never have been done translators are likely to be immune since they merely relay what the official is saying to the other. Party and the controversy over what happened at that Helsinki news conference still weighing on the president's mind the Wednesday morning tweet. From the president so many people at the higher ends, of intelligence loved, my press conference performance in Helsinki director of national intelligence Dan Coats actually issued a statement reaffirming the conclusion Russia. Meddled in the two thousand sixteen election and, continues attempts to influence the upcoming Midterms that was almost immediately after the Monday news conference where standing next to Vladimir Putin Mr. Trump said he. Just said it's not Russia I don't see any reason why it. Would be the outcry from even many Republicans prompting the Tuesday clarification should have been I don't see any reason. Why would pay Russia late night Tuesday on the Senate. Floor Republican Marco Rubio on Putin and I believe if left unchecked you'll target members of the Senate he thinks are his opponents Bob Costantini Washington it's ten after the members of a boy soccer team, trapped for weeks in that flooded cave. And Thailand held unofficial news conference yesterday Steve Kastenbaum, has that dressed in new soccer jerseys twelve boys and their. Coach looked happy and healthy as, they took questions, from local reporters most said they were sorry for not being honest with their parents Sorry for not telling my parents that I was going to cave. I only told them that I was going to go play football Now I want to say sorry it's my parents Bullets I. Also wanna see sorry to my mom and dad their coach explained how they wound up so deep in the cave. Network after exploring the cave for about an hour he said they found..
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"The details from bob costantini evan it was a day of news about the president and the porn star a nominee withdrawal a cabinet member facing a difficult hearing and the new secretary of state on fox and friends president trump defended personal attorney michael cohen but maintained the raids on cohen's office in home were about other business of cohen's and nothing to do with him however the president also undercut his own claim that he never knew about coen's payment to adult film actress stormy daniels he told the fox hosts cohen only handled a fraction of his legal needs my goal would represent me and represent me on some things he represents me like with this crazy stormy daniels deal he represented me the coen rates were carried out by the fbi following search warrants obtained by the us attorney in new york stormy daniels lawyer michael avenue told reporters outside of new york courtroom he was the president will go on fox and friends every day the president's unleashed venting on his favourite program came just after it was announced his choice to be the secretary had thrown in the towel admiral ronnie jackson says in a statement that continues to claim his innocence quote these false allegations have become a distraction for this president and the important issue we must be addressing how we give the best care to our nation's heroes while i will forever be grateful for the trust and confidence president trump is placed in me i am regretfully withdrawing my nomination to be secretary of the department of veterans affairs jackson's nomination was wrecked by several days worth of accusations of drunken behaviour a hostile work environment and carelessness with handing out prescription medicine the white house maintains the charges were being made anonymously by disgruntled colleagues.
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"Russia here's bob costantini special counsel robert muller's team has subpoenaed documents of the trump organization the report says the information sought does involve russia business dealings as well as other matters president trump repeatedly says there was no collusion between his campaign and russian operatives who were seeking to influence the election perhaps more important the president has previously said he would consider having muller fired if the investigation started looking into his past business dealings the times reports subpoenas were delivered in recent weeks there was no collusion between the campaign and russia president trump technically has turned over the running of his business to his sons and others so when press secretary sarah sanders was asked about subpoenas for the trump organization there was some cover for her response continue to fully cooperate out of respect for the special counsel we're not going to comment for any specific questions about the trump organization at refer either the revelation comes just as president trump agreed to put new sanctions on russian individuals and businesses as retaliation for meddling in the presidential contest the sanctions hit thirteen individuals indicted by robert muller's investigation along with the internet research agency considered responsible for many false or disinformation posts during the presidential election at the same time the administration disclosed a russian based attempt to hack into the us energy grid plus as president trump himself spoke of washington is joining european allies in condemning the nerve agent poisoning of a former russian spy turned double agent for britain and his daughter in england certainly looks like the russians were behind it something that should never ever happen we'll take it had very seriously as i think are many others the sanctions come more than four months after congress set a deadline for their imposition by the president correspondent bob costantini moscow says it will respond to the sanctions by expanding its blacklist of americans and russia does not rule out extra measures in response to new sanctions for us election interference and cyber attacks which russia continues to deny also there are reports the trump will soon fire national security advisor hr mcmaster the third person who has held that position well robert workman is going to update ncwa play we're going to get the friday saturday and sunday damore.
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"It's thursday july six th 2017 coming up on america in the morning un ambassador nikki haley warns that time is running out for the nations of the world to confront north korea and the us will resort to using its military if it has to do i'm steve cast in nominee eagle president trump seems to have given up on shino rainy in north korea i'm bob costantini in washington a new york city police officers killed while she was sitting in her nypd vehicle kristen holmes has the story of joe ramsey washington bailing the laptop banned from two major international airport a new poll finds a majority of americans are in favor of president trump's travel ban icier crawford what's the latest retail chain to go bankrupt and how troubled is the retail sector i'm tom busby i'm jim bohannon with houses in just a moment tall ahead on america in the morning seven minutes now after the hour president trump speaking alongside the president of poland in warsaw says nations must publicly demonstrate to north korea that there are consequences for their bad behaviour the issue prompted and emerge urgency meeting of the un security council steve kastenbaum reports the us has made it clear american force is ready if the situation escalates ambassador haley made it crystal clear how the us sees the situation with north korea time is short action is required the world is as i notice the us ambassador to the united nations said that if they act now they can avoid a catastrophe but they're running out of time their actions are quickly closing off the possibility of a diplomatic solution the united states is prepared to use the full range of our capabilities to defend ourselves and our allies she spoke in the diarist of terms about the possibility for a growing conflict if they don't unite behind sanctions with teeth and completely cut north korea off economically one of our capabilities lands with our considerable nontariff forces we will use them if we must but we prefer not to have to go in that direction before they met in public the.
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"Seven minutes after the hour big loss for democrats after voters in georgia went to the polls yesterday republicans win another seats in the us house of representatives are lead story from bob costantini he was not even his closest polls and pundits predicted republican karen handel took georgia's sixth district house seat by nearly thirteen thousand votes more than five percent margin handle thanked president trump and others for coming to our aid in the face of a tough democratic opponent i said to everyone one that this was going to be a very very tight race it was going to be contentious and it was going to require all hands on deck and that's exactly what we had the nation's most expensive house race in history saw jon ossoff try to crack traditional republican territory in light of president trump's low approval rating thanks in the end ossoff did not do as well as hillary clinton last november this is not the outcome any of us we're hoping full but this is the beginning of something much bigger than us with democrats will have to think hard about spending more than twenty five million dollars on a house seat contest that is nothing more than a moral victory karen handel will serve out the rest of the term of tom price the president's health and human services secretary gary he had easily won reelection in november by bashing obama care republicans could take solace that even if president trump popularity flights further so far it's not affected a few house races bob costantini washington tonight after the hour portions of the gulf coast region waking this morning to news of a storm increasing and making preparations for the arrival of tropical storm cindy the system gaining named status late yesterday alan sky as following details from the lonestar.
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"Of tweets it'll paul ahead on america in the morning seven minutes after the hour fired fbi director james comey began by accusing the trump administration of lying about him and bureau morale bob costantini details the muchanticipated testimony why did james comey feel compelled to immediately right memo to himself after his first meeting with then president elect donald trump at trump tower as honestly concern that he might lie about the nature of our meeting and so i thought a really important document colmey had briefed mr trump about the russia investigation and unsubstantiated accusations regarding his personal conduct that came out of the probe in his notes colmey quotes president trump on february fourteen saying i hope you can see your way clear to leading disco two leading flynn go a reference to the just ousted national security advisor colmey said he considered it a directive is the president united states with me alone saying i hope this i took it as this is what he wants me to do i didn't know that but that's the way i took the fired fbi chief related he found very disturbing some of the president's request sent insinuations during their meetings and phone calls including the request for loyalty and our was fired because of something about the way i was conducting the russian investigation was in some way putting pressure on him in some way irritating him and he decided to fire me because of that colmey based his opinion on mr trump's own statements during an nbc news interview after the firing comey would not say if he thinks the president's request to drop the flint investigation amounted to obstruction of justice i took it as a very disturbing thing very concerning but that's a conclusion i'm sure this special council will work towards to try and understand what the intention was there that's a hint special counsel robert muller is looking into the president's conduct the white house did not say if president trump wants to any of the komi testimony he did not tweet any response himself however colmey lit on one of the president's direct messages set off a chain of events related to colmey claimed the president wanted him to let go of investigating mike flynn i've seen the tweet about tapes lordy i hope there tapes that means the president's tweets it colmey better hope.