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"david chalian" Discussed on The Weekly Bros.
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"david chalian" Discussed on Politically Sound
"Slack where work happens. Not Everyone's lucky enough. To walk out of the hospital. After two days. So we We saw with this disease can do so guess what we are afraid. We are I'm so happy that you did. You know. Thank God, you did. But guess what there are a lot of people that did it. Amanda Clues, the wife of Broadway, Star Nick cred. who fought the corona virus for ninety five days before dying puts the president's handling of his own diagnosis and treatment and start perspective one week ago today president trump told the country he had tested positive for corona virus. Now, the president is declaring himself and urging Americans to downplay the disease I learned so much about coronavirus. And one thing that's for certain don't let dominate you. Don't be afraid of it, but the virus is dominating the lives of so many Americans who don't have the best Care that this country offers our private hospital ST early access to therapeutics in a team of top positions were all readily available to this president, which is as it should be but not the vast majority of Americans. Hello everyone I'm CNN senior political reporter Nia Malika. And I'm CNN Political Director David Chalian welcome to politically sound the president's health has put healthcare front and center including the future of the Affordable Care Act Donald Trump is in court right now trying to get rid of the affordable care act obamacare was a disaster the American people remember it well. So. In this episode, we'll tell you how healthcare one of the most important issues in presidential politics will impact the twenty twenty election. We'll also hear directly from someone affected by this crisis Dr Chris, T personnel from New Jersey. She'll tell us what it was like losing her father to Covid Nineteen, the importance of health insurance during a pandemic and hell, the standard of care differed for her father in the president. The fact that he was able to get in a car and parade when my dad couldn't get out of a hospital to go get his favorite meal to see the president do that it was humiliating in some ways as if to say I have access to a world that you could only dream of. So it's time to tune out the noise and tune in to what's politically.
Debate-watchers say Biden won first debate
"An instant poll by CNN after the debate awards the night to Biden, who won the debate tonight, Joe Biden hands down 60% of debate watchers say Joe Biden won the debate, 28% say Donald Trump won the debate, CNN's David Chalian says Democrats and independents comprise a greater percentage of their watch group than Republicans. CBS Battleground Tracker Poll also gives Biden the wind but by much more narrow margin 80% of viewers from both parties called negative. Just 17% think it was
"david chalian" Discussed on CNN Political Briefing
"I'm David Chalian, the CNN political director. This is the CNN political briefing. Here's what you need to know in politics for Friday August twenty first. Joe Biden urges America to turn from darkness to the light also discussed the US postmaster general in the hot seat and a look ahead to next week's Big Republican National Convention. Joe Biden achieved a decades long goal when he accepted the Democratic Party's presidential nomination in. Wilmington. Delaware last night. He did. So with a forceful speech that will certainly poke some holes into the questions around his mental acuity that Donald Trump continues to raise but he painted as stark a choice for Americans this fall as we have ever seen. The current president is cloaked American dark for much too long. If you entrust me with the presidency. Albion ally of the light, not the darkness. United, we can and will overcome. This season of darkness in America Biden said that character and decency and science, and the democracy are all on the ballot. He raised the stakes no doubt. But did so by presenting a hopeful alternative to the trump era, that's what that whole ally of the light moment was about. He made sure to include a lot about his family the grief he suffered the empathetic Biden was on full display through the biographical videos. But he went beyond that he went to a place of painting a picture of an America in a post trump era. That is free from this sense of darkness. He believes the president has sort of cast upon the land. These are the kinds of terms that this election is being disgusting. It is no small thing. We are long past presidential elections where voters can say there's really no difference between the two and I think Biden really leaned into that last night to set the stakes for the fall. Now Circle September twenty, nine, th on your calendar because it is one thing for Joe Biden to a forceful speech reading from a teleprompter it will be Another thing when he goes toe to toe with Donald Trump at the first presidential debate in the fall, and that also raises the question about what the fall looks like. Now that the Democratic convention is done now that they successfully pulled off the virtual thing right now to my colleague. Jeff Zeleny. No plans from the Biden Campaign for Biden to campaign in person right now, that may not be what we see from trump and pence. We've seen them out about much more often and I imagine that's going to ramp up in the fault. Now.
"david chalian" Discussed on Amanpour
"In Turkey for them. Turkey is a is a is a safe destination so I do need to point out that when it comes to Turkey managing information, we've been victims of a significant misinformation campaign. But again, if there's any incident that needs to be explored if there's any exaggeration at any given point, I'm going to be the first to look into it. Greece is a country that respects the rule of law We've granted asylum to tens of thousands of people. A lot of them will find their way into Greek society that will be properly integrated. We're working with Europe on a new migration refugee packed, we want the Europeans to be partners. In this effort we don't want to be left alone managing this problem with actually been the first country to organize returns. To countries of origin with. More with the International Organization for for Migration. So we have a comprehensive migration refugee strategy which guests at its premise. Has the need to protect both Orlando or sea borders. Prime Minister Mitsotakis. Thank you so much for joining us. and. Now we turn to Belarus where President Alexander. Lukashenko still clings to power after claiming victory in elections that were widely condemned as fraudulent after the brutal crackdown on protesters that the EU says that it'll impose sanctions on those responsible for. Violence repression and election fraud and is called for new elections. Lukashenko says no to new elections unless quote you kill me but his support appears to be slipping away. One of Lukashenko senior diplomats has defected to democracy activists. He is ambassador to Slovakia Ego, less Kanye, and he's joining me now from Bratislav. Ambassador Welcome. To. The program. I wonder if you can tell me at what point you decided to to break with your government and from a high position and turn towards those who are seeking democracy in your country. I. Full of news I followed we. Followed them very himbal believers of dodgers and use of force against demonstrators eat it was really something horrible zimet the east. Of Zip feature of national character of the Larosiere. Is that was my also scientist show and of course, I was shocked. and. Of course, some more or less pragmatic. WAS ADDED IN ONE Mesh of Bruce His. Classmate of my daughter as parallel will never was listed in trouble. So Devos her over. Over my my personal, my CB perception of the. And the basal of reasons. So let me ask you ambassador you are. Single High Level Ambassador to do this. What do you think is going to happen Lukashenko does not look like he's ready to call a new election certainly, not ready to step down. He says over my dead body. What's going to happen next in Belarus? What are you expecting next? As heir the deluca sharing a unfortunately I have gloomy prophecies a he leaves in the he sporadic all style parody he's wise three streak but very wise. The. Zia are unfaithful children who may change the decision Bata Xerez one very important. Let me say crucial prevision for better development in. Belarus yesterday. Mistake. Proclaimed about creation of so-called kudrow. Nation Council. A but. Now, I do not. I do not think that they are representatives of the people. Now, they may be secretary of the table. There is one more issue I'm sorry connected. The easily, I'm the only more or less high-ranking officials, not only abroad but inside the country who made open state statement doing the why?.
E.U. Rejects Belarus Election, Calls for Sanctions On Responsible Parties
"Now we turn to Belarus where President Alexander. Lukashenko still clings to power after claiming victory in elections that were widely condemned as fraudulent after the brutal crackdown on protesters that the EU says that it'll impose sanctions on those responsible for. Violence repression and election fraud and is called for new elections. Lukashenko says no to new elections unless quote you kill me but his support appears to be slipping away. One of Lukashenko senior diplomats has defected to democracy activists. He is ambassador to Slovakia Ego, less Kanye, and he's joining me now from Bratislav. Ambassador Welcome. To. The program. I wonder if you can tell me at what point you decided to to break with your government and from a high position and turn towards those who are seeking democracy in your country. I. Full of news I followed we. Followed them very himbal believers of dodgers and use of force against demonstrators eat it was really something horrible zimet the east. Of Zip feature of national character of the Larosiere. Is that was my also scientist show and of course, I was shocked. and. Of course, some more or less pragmatic. WAS ADDED IN ONE Mesh of Bruce His. Classmate of my daughter as parallel will never was listed in trouble. So Devos her over. Over my my personal, my CB perception of the. And the basal of
"david chalian" Discussed on CNN's The Daily DC
"You listen and. To my show, it's been a minute from NPR. I'm GonNa Miss. A whole lot and I thank God for giving me. Me My own personal superman. All think about is when he was Jennifer Mama. Mama is she's just write this. You gotTA. Hand Wide Open Gone and get your rest now. Gone and see Mama now. We go on. We will fight on. Scenes from the memorial of George Floyd the man whose killing sparked a protest movement across the country, and around the world, was laid to rest yesterday next to his mother in Houston Texas. Hello everyone. I'm David Chalian the CNN political director. This is the daily DC It was a moving scene at the funeral in Houston with thousands of mourners, assuring that George Floyd's name will never.
"david chalian" Discussed on CNN's The Daily DC
"I'm going to try and answer some of your questions about government and politics in the age of Corona virus. So I I just want to thank you all for submitting your questions on. Cnn dot com on facebook on twitter. We've combed through them and Hopefully we'll be able to get through as many as possible but this probably won't be the last time we do this so you'll be able to again joining me now to ask some of those questions they are going to be your voices in what you submitted are my two producers on this podcast. Mimi Matassa and will guys thank you so much for being here. Thanks thanks David. We're going to get started. You guys kick us off with the first question you grabbed onto the Mellberg. All right. Our first question comes from an anonymous admission and they're asking what will happen to the RNC in the DNC conventions. We go with anonymous first excellent. It's a good question and one. We have news on this week obviously the DNC yesterday announced the move of the date for the Democratic National Convention scheduled to take place in Milwaukee Wisconsin. It moved five weeks. So here's the thing. For the last several presidential cycles we had seen the Republican and democratic conventions back to back one week followed by the next. It wasn't always that way for the last few cycles it has been. This cycle was going to break that recent tradition. The Democrats were going in July in Milwaukee and then six weeks later a six week gap between the two conventions the Republicans would be hosting their convention in Charlotte North Carolina. Well we are now back to the back toback inventions because the Democrats announced. They're moving their mentioned five weeks deeper into the summer so now the week of August seventeenth is when the Democrats plan to hold their convention in. Wisconsin immediately followed the following week by the RNC IN CHARLOTTE. Now here's the deal. I think it is still somewhat. I won't say crazy. I think it is somewhat hopeful. On the part of both parties that they think they're going to host thousands and thousands of people filing into these sports arenas gathering together to host would is a traditional convention in our minds. I still think even at the end of August. That may be a bit much to ask people so I don't think we're done hearing about changes to these conventions. The Republicans and the president's reelection campaign has been adamant that they are moving forward as planned but again I know it's a far away is off. We may be a returning to more normal feeling life by then it still seems to me when you listen all the science that's out there gathering and arena with thousands of people still may not be something that's advised come. August so I think we are going to probably see both parties adopt new ways of hosting these conventions as well and we'll find out what those are excellent so we have a few more politics questions that come in from Tim who submitted. He's from Brooklyn New York I he asked. Is it bad optics for Democrats not to be in the spotlight right now and trump filling the airwaves does Andrew Cuomo's presence help counterbalance that well? I don't know Tim. I don't actually think it is bad optics right now and again if you're focused on the presidential campaign Andrew Cuomo's presence. I don't think really matters much matters for Andrew Cuomo's standing with his constituents in New York but he has said time again. He's not running for President. But in terms of optics. I'm not sure that it is necessarily bad optics. Here's my overall. Take on this. Americans are not interested in politics right now and. I'm not sure that they are viewing things through a political lens. At the moment as much as they are viewing it through the economics of their pocketbooks their families health that that is all going to top everything right now more than a political lens and so while I understand that many Democrats are sort of nervous seeding the stage to Donald Trump Day. In and day out with these briefings and he presents himself as a wartime president. You hear this concern from Democrats I would just say. I don't think optics are going to have much weight here. I think the president is going to get re elected or failed to get re elected. Based on his performance handling this corona virus pandemic and the economic fallout that comes from it thereafter. I just think everything else that we believe about politics has sort of been tossed out the window because I really do believe it is now all about how the president is handling the response. That actually goes perfectly into a follow up question that Tim from Brooklyn also asked He has what are the polls telling us about trump's higher approval rating. Should we look at this as an indicator of his increased likelihood of electability? So we have seen in the polls. There's no doubt he has had an uptick in approval rating. And there's also no doubt that we've seen. He has gotten some of the best marks in terms of polling of his presidency on his handling of the corona virus outbreak so Usually when trump had been tested for the first three years plus of his presidency across a whole host of issues the only issue basically where he was above water and had majority support was the economy and even then it wasn't a huge but it was his best issue by far We'd saw similar numbers like that initially in his approval of handling of the crow virus outbreak. But there was an ABC News. Ipsos poll out today. Friday that showed a dip in that approval number. I think last week. Abc had trump's handling of the virus outbreak at fifty five percent approval today was at forty seven percent approval now again. It's one poll. We'll see what the aggregate of all the numbers out there in the days to come will say but I will just note he got a bounce and yet nowhere near the traditional bounce that president gets in terms of a rallying around the flag. Kind moment where the whole country gets behind its leader like we saw post nine eleven for George W Bush or in the immediate aftermath of the Persian Gulf War for George Bush senior. We haven't seen that kind of level. The President says its wartime footing and he's a wartime president. We haven't seen him get the bounce the same bounce that wartime presidents have gotten in the past. Now that's because we live in far more partisan times. He is the most polarizing president we've had so in that sense. It's not terribly surprising but I do think it's worth noting that even for Donald trump the most polarizing president we've had he still has gotten a bit of a bump from Democrats from independence on. This just watched the economy and watch the continued spread of this disease and if indeed his response comes in for even greater criticism. Those numbers may not hold at the moment I would say. Donald trump is in no worse shape according to the polls for reelection then he was a month ago but this is now the very core underpinning of his support which was the economy. And that's about to come in for such bruising That will likely have more impact than anything else well. Speaking of elections in May elections. We have a question submitted on facebook from Pamela McDermott. She's saying I hope. The primary voting and November elections will happen. Is there any talk going on about that? It's a good question. There is definitely talk about The November elections. And whether or not they can happen as they normally do. Listen I will just say Nancy. Pelosi has been talking about this In terms of the elections of things that will probably be moving to a vote by mail. The Democrats have been trying to get more money into these bills to transfer the country over to vote by mail system. Almost entirely Joe Biden has been calling for that. This is about making sure they were able to conduct our democracy while we're dealing with a pandemic what you're seeing now. What I think Pamela. That you're seeing now is sort of the age old debate about access to voting and voting suppression versus access to voting. That has been this. Partisan battle were Democrats accuse Republicans trying to limit the access to the vote for people and Democrats looking to expand it. This has been this partisan divide and I will just say that is coming to the foreground now because of the Corona Virus Issue. Where you see. Democrats are really calling for this expanding. Vote by mail trend that we're seeing across the country but now really. WanNa move in nationally. There was some money in the stimulus. Bill for this but I will say I will be shocked if come this November. We don't see a dramatic uptick across the country in vote by mail. An absentee voting. It has already been a trend. That's going in that direction. I think it is going to be exponentially more because of corona virus. Come this November. Where you're going to see election day in person voting at its lowest that. It's ever been an absentee early vote by mail. Voting is going to be at the greatest percentage we've ever seen in the national election. Speaking of the stimulus we received a ton of questions from people about how they will be affected by that bill that Congress just recently passed And especially we got a lot of versions of this question. This is from Eugene straughter. How would Americans actually get a stimulus trek? How will it be paid? It's such a good question and it's one that is on the minds of so many Americans and by the way it is not entirely clear when Americans are going to see the money in their accounts for some Americans. They initially were told that they were going to be able to get this through direct deposit. That is not going to be the case for most Americans there will be. Some checks sent out as well. But the goal of the administration was to have direct deposit into tax payers accounts. And there's some. There may be some complications with that for people who don't have direct deposit again. We'll have an easy way. They put it up. We can on a rolling basis. I think you know within a couple of days when they give it to us. We'll send the money out. We do realize there are people who are under banked and again we're working with all the digital companies prepaid debit cards. We're working with all of them to make sure we have a process that every American get their money quickly this money. Does people no good if it shows up in four months and we will deliver on that promise. I will just say we've got mixed messages out of the Treasury Secretary and the administration more broadly. About when you're going to see this money in your hands Initially we were told by I today. Early April that you were going to have this money arriving. It seems like it could be weeks still before the vast majority of Americans who are eligible for these payments will see it. I guess I would just say I would check with the latest statements. Coming out of the Treasury Secretary Mnuchin check on the website. And this is a topic. Now that is going to come up daily in the president's briefing. There is no doubt you saw. Obviously the unemployment claims this week. The jobs report. This is now when people are going to be meeting this help. Dramatically so and the administration has not yet given us a date certain by which people will have these payments up next. Actually as one of the questions received the most how the stimulus will impact people who are on social security and disability. John Smith asked will people in social security. Get the stimulus check. We get under twenty five thousand dollars a year if you're a social security beneficiary and you're retired and your receiving social security payments below seventy five thousand dollars a single person or a hundred and fifty thousand dollars as a couple. You're eligible for this..
Amy Klobuchar roars into contention on eve of primary
"In just four hours midnight eastern time new HAMPSHIRITES will start voting in the first primary the two thousand twenty presidential race. You're looking there at Dixville. Notch side of the earliest balloting. Along with Hart's Location and across the state candidates have been making last minute pitches. Buddha judge tonight expected shortly Exeter Bernie Sanders speaking soon in dorm. Orm Joe Biden also campaigning. Tonight president trump who faces only token republican opposition. Tomorrow speaking as well tonight in Manchester. He is as you might imagine. The center of two competing story lines on the democratic side. One that Democrats are wilting. In the face of him and Joe Biden is in trouble and to the Joe Biden is hanging on just fine and predicts trouble in November for the president. This contracting notions are reflected in a pair of polls neither of which the last word on tomorrow or the rest of the race but both worth mentioning for what what they have to say about the momentum right here and right now one from C. N. N.'s final tracking poll in the state show Senator Bernie Sanders with a significant lead over Pete. Buddha judge Joe Biden Leiden distant third followed closely by senators. Warn Amy Klobuchar. The other Polish national one from Quinnipiac and in addition to showing Joe Biden a solid second place. It also has all those same candidates beating the president in a head to head matchup plus one at the top Mike Bloomberg running ahead by the widest margin of all. Now bearing in mind that by this time tomorrow night vote. The voters will certainly render some those predictions mood. Let's get a late read on what we know. What is happening on the ground in New Hampshire starting? CNN's political article director David Chalian. WHO's in Manchester Tonight so obviously polls W- they are where they are. The latest poll is interesting. It shows how the moderate candidates khanates or splitting potential voters expect an answer could firm up a sanders advantage. Well it might sanders does win green here and remember Anderson Bernie Sanders one here by twenty points against Hillary Clinton for years ago. Obviously that was a one on one race but if indeed the result looks like not just our report a bunch of polls showing him with an edge in this state. He'll then have come off a very strong showing in Iowa. A victory in New Hampshire. If that's what happens tomorrow tomorrow. And he will be the front runner for the Democratic presidential nomination. Something that had been Joe Biden's position for the entirety of last year. That's going to be a abuse shuffling of that happened in these going to no doubt 'cause a lot of hand wringing inside the sort of establishment wing of the Democratic Party if indeed Having a self described democratic socialist at the top of the ticket is the best way to move forward and be Donald Trump. There's going to be a lot of conversation about Out that if that's what New Hampshire produces tomorrow night. The candidates have been all over the state obviously today. What what's been kind of the gist of their last? Minute Appeals Yeah. I actually caught up with a couple of the my I saw people to earlier in the day. And then Amy Klobuchar Buddha just closing message he was aware of the Sanders position in this state and he was taking on Sanders specifically on the raising of middle class taxes to help pay his medicare for all plan. which you know footage doesn't support Porto? He was trying to draw that contrast he also was saying. You know it can't just be revolution versus status quo. That's the argument. He's making he says most of us don't see ourselves in that picture of revolution versus status quo. He's claiming that's Bernie. Sanders is depicting as the choice. Here asper Amy Klobuchar. I will tell you it was probably the best I've ever seen her on the campaign trail. This is somebody who is a supremely confident in this moment for her. She felt good obviously about that Friday night. Debate performance you see in these polls over the weekend that she has got a bit of momentum. Now we'll see if that translates it's to actual votes tomorrow clearly. Being with her in Exeter New Hampshire. Today you could see a candidate. That was ultra comfortable in her skin. In this moment that she thinks things are gelling for her right
"david chalian" Discussed on CNN's The Daily DC
"We're out with a new boss files episode. She ran for president was the first woman to run a fortune fifty company and a cancer survivor. Who says she is not afraid of anything anymore Carly Fiorina? She's out with a new book. Find in your way unleash your power. and highest potential she was CEO of Hewlett Packard during the dotcom boom and bus. Before being fired in what she calls a boardroom boardroom brawl she's face discrimination survived breast cancer and lived through the unimaginable loss of child. She calls herself a problem. MM Sulfur and says that's why she ran for president after running against then candidate trump in two thousand sixteen to Sheikh think he should be impeached. Now I asked her here at all boss files subscribed today. Welcome back to the daily. DC Impeachment Watch David Chalian.
"david chalian" Discussed on CNN's The Daily DC
"I'm David Chalian the CNN political director this is the daily DC impeachment watch every weekday we'll keep you up to date on the most important elements of this historic impeachment inquiry in President Donald Trump a little later on will be so I wanted to do a little politics with you I before we get into some of the more substantive points of what's going on with the entire Ukraine situation the Republicans are not in lockstep right now in their response they're a little all over the map we were talking about that on Friday but what I found intriguing today is that we saw two more Republicans come out Senator Susan Collins of Maine Senator Rob Portman of Ohio joining their other colleagues Ben Sasse and Mitt Romney who have been out there saying what the president did here is wrong now none of them are saying bring me articles of impeachment I'm ready to vote to convict the president obviously they're not they're not saying that but they aren't doing something different than any other one of their other forty-nine colleagues in the conference in the Senate which is they are saying on the record and I think for history's sake that what they have observe the president to do here his call on Ukraine and China to interfere in the US election to help dig up dirt on his potential political opponent he's wrong now the fact that that's breaking news at the is also mind boggling that should be just like the price of admission to be an elected official in America well it should be but but that's not the world we're living in right now you have Republicans this is the Republican Party that is owned and controlled by president trump right now and so you have anyone who's facing action coming down the pike like Susan Collins of Maine who doesn't want to anger their base and that's why you're seeing this little dance being played out yes what he did was wrong they say AH NOT GONNA even try to bother to argue that was okay just like the president's doing no it was wrong however even if it was wrong it doesn't mean that we should go as far as Democrats going so they can sort of have it both ways I want to I want listeners to hear a little bit of of the damp that Athena's talking about because yes collins came out and she said that it was totally inappropriate with the president said about inviting China in interfering in the election in the South Lawn but she also went after the Democratic Chairman of the House Intelligence Committee Adam Schiff straight out of Republican talking points here Susan Collins Concern Bags I've been chairman of the House Intelligence Committee misrepresented in this sled was soon the trade script the call between the president and the president of the United States and the president of Ukraine so I hope this will be done with seriousness that any impeachment preceding deserves so I'm not defending what Adam Schiff did I gotta tell you when I was watching the hearing having read the transcript of the colony started his performance and interpretation of of what was exchanged on that call between trump and Dolinsky my head sort of snapped I was like what is he doing what does he re so I'm not I'm not suggesting but I just think it gets so perfectly to the dance you're describing even as the senators tried data present little cracks there's only so far they want to go against the president absolutely and you know of course this is one of the things that president trump has been harping on there a lot of excuses and explanations he's given but one of the things he's been very angry about is this idea that that that Adam Schiff the congressman schiff made up the phone call. Now it's kind of a distraction obviously because we've seen the transcript we've heard the president used his own words to say to admit to what he already asked but still this shows that Democrats have to be careful airport in there and proceeding through this they really can't afford to put a foot wrong and one might argue that that wasn't such a great idea for Adam Schefter to start off that way it also shows do you not because it is a bit of a distraction we all do have the transcript that Republicans are grasping at villa to push back a little bit of in fact one of the new lines from Republicans this weekend was that when the president said on the South Lawn that he would like China to investigate the Biden's that is just a joke now I didn't see any bit of joking when the president said that on the South Lawn but that did not stop Marco Rubio or Roy Blunt or others from saying they didn't really take that as a serious request Senator Rubio said he's just trying to poke you guys in the press that's not a real request Jim Jordan Congressman Jordan also the defender of the president said something similar on one of the Sunday shows over the weekend and it would be funny if it weren't so serious the idea that the excuse is the experts nation is the president was just joking we made a lot of that of that sort of lime you heard during the campaign and up until now which is that the president's supporters taken seriously the press awesome literally but now the GOP members of the of the Republican Party are asking that we ignore him or or not taking not listened to what he's saying it kind of does accented space so then I wanna get your sense Athena of where are Republicans right now we are starting to see some of these cracks but are they a meaningful cracks is this is this a different moment in time for trump's Republican party than we've seen before or no I don't think so quite yet I mean we're talking about a very small number of people who even come out and said look I'm GonNa go ahead and say what we all would many people agree this was wrong of him to do that this was this was inappropriate he crossed the line here but it's still only a very small number of people and none of them are saying and you know let's go impeach him I'm waiting for the articles of impeachment to vote on right now let's get to there's they may be as you mentioned earlier kind of thinking about history in whether they're going to come down on the right side of history and so they want to say look we all know this is not okay gave in Nevada last week pushing back he also conveyed to donors at a gathering over the weekend the campaign had that he's not going anywhere and that his family is not going to be destroyed by Donald Trump on this at all but we did see the end of last week when asked point blank if indeed there was a conflict of interest to have his son working for a foreign energy company when he was serving as vice president and he would not answer that question he just said that he on the actual substance because some of his democratic opponents over work over the weekend club ashore over the weekend said in their administrations the child of a vice president or their own children and not be allowed to serve in such capacities I think he's going to have to engage on this I mean this is clearly a question he doesn't really want to answer this this is an issue he struggles with because he's talking about his family privacy is talking about is his son who's had troubles over the years and it's clearly very obvious you saw in his reaction to the reporters confronting him that he wasn't really ready the answer he needs to be ready to answer that question because a lot of folks are going to are going to wonder why was it a good idea to have your son joined the board of this company while you're in the administer to the National Security Adviser Sam Vinograd she'll be with us but first a quick break.
"david chalian" Discussed on CNN's The Daily DC
"Everyone I'm David Chalian the C._N._N.. Political Director and this is the daily D._C.. Thanks so much for listening today. On the podcast Joe Biden's worldview the front runner in the Democratic presidential race took to the stage today in New York City to deliver a blistering critique of Donald Trump's positioning of America on the world stage now. This is a critique that any of the Democrats running for president can and do make but this speech serves a dual purpose for Joe Biden today a one it reinforces his desire to keep the campaign narrative of his campaign viewed through the lens of Biden versus trump. Oh that battle with Kamala Harris on that debate stage age that was some other thing. That's not what this is about. This is about Joe Biden versus Donald Trump. He wants to reinforce that as the main image in Democratic voters minds so that he keeps that huge advantage. Manage he has among Democrats as being seen as the one most equipped and most likely to defeat trump and so giving a foreign policy address not that is aimed at taking on his democratic opponents and separating operating self out from his Democratic opponents but that is instead solely focused on contracting with Donald Trump helps him reinforce that message bump secondly it does play a role in the primary as well by Joe Biden Haydn previewing his team previewing to reporters <hes> what he was going to say in building up this speech and making this sort of a focal point of his week on the campaign trail Joe Biden was also reminding Democratic primary voters his and his competitors that he has a level of experience in this realm that nobody comes close to yes. There are people field who have served in the U._S.. Military and have been in the theater of war on behalf of their their country. Yes there are people who serve in Congress and deal with these issues day in and day out in their current day jobs but there's only one person on the stage in the twenty four candidates running who was the chairman of the the Senate Foreign Relations Committee and who served as Vice President for eight years in the situation room for every major foreign policy decision that President Obama was making so given that this is also the opportunity for Joe. Abidance strut his stuff on something. He's got <hes> that the others in the Democratic primary field don't got that is an important differentiator for him as well. My question is sort of you've got. I don't know <hes> half the year left so let's say you've got twenty. Four weeks left this year. Ken Joe Biden each week. Find a way where the main thrust of his message is a on on his terms and he's not playing defense on something be that it reinforces the Biden versus trump narrative and see that it serves as a positive differentiator for him from the rest of the Democratic credit field. That's a tall order. I don't know how many weeks of messaging ideas and policy rollouts are up his sleeve to hit all of those objectives but he he was able to hit that today in New New York City. I want you to hear a little bit from the speech and get a sense of Joe Biden's critique of trump and where he thinks his presidency and his vision could move the country. Here's is Joe Biden earlier today. In New York he undermines our Democratic Alliance's while embracing dictators who who appeal to his vanity and he make no mistake about it. The world sees he's trump for what he is insincere ill informed and impulsive.
"david chalian" Discussed on CNN's The Daily DC
"Hey everyone i'm david chalian the cnn political director and this is the daily dc thanks so much for listening today on the podcast biden's next move that is what everyone is on the watch for in these next several days and weeks leading up to the second debate which will take place here on cnn july thirtieth and thirty first at the end of the month one new data point for you to have is that the biden campaign revealed today that it raised twenty one point five million dollars in the second quarter so people ditch outraged raised joe biden in this quarter in terms of money now joe biden is a top every single poll is the leader of the race and pete buddha judge doesn't seem to be cracking five percent much these days so i don't want to suggest that a buddha the judges somehow trading places with biden in terms of his place in the race but it just emphasize is eight one eight huge hall buddha judge had an be another not a full disappointment i would say but it's twenty one point five million is nothing to sneeze at but yet another moment for biden where the team probably came in a little shy of where they want it to be which was top of the field now they made it and certainly would have thought the twenty one point five million would be top of the fundraising field this quarter perhaps not anticipating just how much cash mayor pete was a sweeping up now the biden campaign is right to point out he got in this race april twenty fifth pete buddha judge had be entirety of the second quarter meaning twenty four extra days to fundraise from april first twentyfourth before joe biden it opened his account and within the race and started collecting money that is true but just step back for a moment and take a look at what happened here in the money race and that is that the mayor of a town with a hundred thousand people who had no national political profile until just a few months ago out raised eight former vice president of the united states with an enormous fundraising network already in place that is huge forbid you know a biden did outrace a bernie sanders who raised eighteen eighteen million dollars for this quarter around where he was last quarter but that's pretty close competition there too so joe biden is not gonna have all the democratic money to himself that's clear would also has become clear after the first debate in the polls that have come out after joe biden is not gonna have the top tier of this race all to himself he's got real competition there so that begs the question what does biden do next what is if there is a need or a thought inside the campaign to make an adjustment what is it an end the kennedy believe an adjustment needs to be made or is it perceived as sort of the natural laws of politically gravity taking place and this is the fight a they always imagine they would be and here's the thing we're one data point that suggests there is at least trying something different on the part of the biden campaign which is to sit down and talk to a journalist unanswered questions joe biden is sitting down with our own chris cuomo fern interview in will first air on cnn friday morning at six am in any damn and a you'll see more throughout the day so joe biden sitting down first first national television interview since his role out when he was on the view an when he sat down with robin roberts on good morning america back in april so we are now two and a half months from then an he had and sat down for national interview so at least there's eight tactical change whether or not this represents eight true change or shift in strategic thinking about how joe biden and his campaigner gonna run this race that remains to be seen will get clues about i think later today joe biden is kicking off a two day trip the iowa what sounds different on the stump from him how's he brush off the debate performance we saw what he did sort of pushing just on the bussing issue where it's a comma harris but i think one of the things here that got a little lost in the coverage this wasn't just about a what his bussing policy was that's not what happened on that debate stage that was just the vehicle colfer the larger event that happened which is comma harris very effectively skewered joe biden about his past put him on the defensive he didn't defend his recor and well in the overall unsteady debate performance for him it began disappears this notion that perhaps he's the only one that can go toe to toe with donald trump now he's still leads on that question as we've discussed this week on the podcast in are poll in today's nbc news washington post poll joe biden is seen by democrats fern away as the one that could defeat trump but something shifted after that debate on that school end that was no mistake by commonly harris this was not a decision when you just look at the political strategy here to just go after joe biden on bussing or civil rights or or what have you this was a decision asian by comma harris and her team to not let this first huge opportunity with eighteen million eyeballs to not let this one go by to not wait first sometime down the road tie heavier moment this was this opportunity is before them they've decided we must sees this and the way he sees this opportunity is you take a chip away at the front runner and that's precisely what she did end so it's that larger point i think that was what fundamentally shifted in that debate joe biden pushback on the substance last week but i think starting tonight and tomorrow in iowa we're gonna see has joe biden adjusted his performance on the stump is he interacting with voters in the different ways he's starting to take more questions from voters does he handle cuomo's questions in the interview in a way that exudes confidence in short foot this or is he answering from a defensive crouch 'cause see you know his campaign told him you should sit for an interview we gotta start talking to make sure that we don't have a debate performance in detroit the way that we had in miami let's air some of this stuff out there show that you can actually take the critical questions that's what to watch for this week is biden's next move is there is there retooled stump speech is there brushing offer any kind of acknowledgment of a debate performance that may have under will even his core supporters does this interview suggests that he's about to do a ton of interviews and try to appear in many places in sort of owning the narrative in defined the the narrative for the twenty twenty race every day that all is what i'm watching for out of this july fourth weekend and then there's the subplot of so what is commonly harris due to take this momentum and keep it going is there an opportunity for her cabinet on the rise and i'm sure before long you're gonna see a whole ton of stories across the media landscape reali investigating her shining a spotlight on her like she has never experienced before when you were on the rise towards the top in presidential politics you start receiving a level of scrutiny that is really unique to that moment for canada and how she withstands that is going to be critical to watch but also what is the campaign proactively doing now harness this momentum and keep turning into vietnam virtuous cycle after virtuous cycle for them to keep writing this positive wave as long as possible so she's also out night well senator harris had a she sort of turn from what was a very successful debate performance to now eight candidate who harnesses the momentum out of those two things i am more eager to watch over the holiday weekend in terms of understanding the dynamic of the race of where we are probably more than any other components.
"david chalian" Discussed on Anderson Cooper 360
"All right. I'm only going to former. Abam senior advisor and currently hosted the X files and senior political commentator David Axelrod joins us senior political reporter, namely a Henderson. And she political analyst, Gloria borger political writer. David chalian just McIntosh who served as director of communications outreach for the Hillary Clinton campaign. She's CNN political commentator. Also with CNN, Polkomtel van Jones seen fan Joan show and former special visor to President Obama, and finally seen emplo commentator, Terry McAuliffe, former DNC chairman and former governor of Virginia. David, what as you kind of wait with anticipation of popcorn for tonight's debate. How does the shard nam after think this plays out for providing? Well, look, I think this is a big night for him. And I think he has one. It's interesting. The oldest and the youngest candidates are going to be standing next to each other. And for both of them age is an issue in different ways for Joe Biden. I think he has to show that he is active engaged and forward, looking and not enfeebled and backward-looking, which is how some would like to portray him some of his opponents would like to portray him. So this is a test for two hours is, is vigorous has engaged. How does he handle the the Sanders comes after him? How does he handle that? That's a big story for Buddha, judges the opposite. Does he belong on the stage? Is he ready to be on the big stage? How does he handle when the inevitable question comes about some of the events in south bend recently relative to police involve shooting had his hand? That people will be judging, whether he has that kind of stature and metal to be on the platform. So those are two big storyline Sanders. I think, and I said this last night, he is going to want to burnish his credentials as the leader of the left. He is losing some of that support to Elizabeth to Elizabeth Warren. And one of the ways he can do it is to set himself in opposition to vice president Biden, and I think you'll see some of that. And the thing about Sanders gory Sanders has been in the game up into tonight. I mean he's campaigning. These in the Senate, vice-president Biden. You can make the argument that he's sort of been out of the game for, for awhile has and Sanders has also participated in big Bates Sanders, and so he kinda knows that game as well. And I think Sanders is going to try and portray Biden as the establishment in. That's, that's not the word Biden's gonna wanna hear. But it is true, he is part of the democrat. Establishment for better or worse. And I think what you're going to hear from Joe Biden is a lot of talk, perhaps about Barack Obama reminding people reminding people what he and Barack Obama did together because that's very important of the Democratic Party. But I want to echo something David said, which is he has to show his vitality, here, he standing next to boot adjudge as you point out? There's a forty year age difference, forty years. So that could that could be a problem for him. Let's see what does with it. I don't think he has to do anything but he does talk about generational change. I want to look at some Biden's past debate performances. He is a good track record tick, listen, debating, Paul Ryan in two thousand twelve after Obama did very badly in his first debate against Rahman. You can cut tax by twenty percent and still preserve these important preferences for middle class taxpayers. Matt medically pasta. It is mathematically possible. It's been done before where proposing it has never been done before. It's been done a couple of times has never Jack lower tax rates increased growth. Ronald Reagan, Jack Kennedy. Joey. Joe and in the previous cycle when he was a contender for the two thousand eight democratic nomination against Brock Obama and Hillary Clinton. He I think he had a sort of a rejoinder at each one of those debates. He was good..
"david chalian" Discussed on CNN's The Daily DC
"I'm David chalian, the CNN political director, and this is the daily DC thanks so much for listening today on the podcast Pelosi's play. This is a fascinating thing to watch the speaker of the house, just completely us. Donald Trump as a tool to help unify her own caucus. She does it with some great skill. And Donald Trump is a I think an unwitting co-conspirator and her efforts to help bring her caucus together, just as there were some growing voices in. Yes. A small minority of democratic members of the house who have called for impeachment, but as that was growing and expanding beyond just the most progressive, or a few members here, and there is precisely the moment that Donald Trump, you know, walks out of the meeting goes to the rose garden goes on a tweet storm says no legislating while there are investigations. Well, that was it Nancy Pelosi then goes back to your caucus and says we have him where we. Them. Why would we start an impeachment process right now that is a dicey political proposition? When we have the president in a place where we can take the argument that American people that he's sort of abdicating his responsibilities on legislating and continue our investigations which are yielding some fruit in the courts, getting some favorable rulings. And because he picks a fight with Pelosi it helps her go back to her team and say, let's all get together here, and that seems to be exactly what happened. Because when Nancy Pelosi went before the microphones today and was asked a bunch of questions about impeachment. She made it clear in, in one of her statements today that the democratic caucus is not on the road to an impeachment process right now it wasn't like we're thinking about are there. Some people in the caucus have this opinion, the speaker made clear that her caucuses not on the road to impeachment right now. Really trying to shutdown than ocean. She complained mightily about the news coverage saying that it was all wrong that there was this big divide inside the Democratic Party. Obviously, she would like to always look like it's completely unified. We know that it's not. But we do know it is a small faction inside her caucus that is amping up the drumbeat here. And the other thing that Nancy Pelosi did today directly related was sort of amp up her own rhetoric as it comes to Donald Trump. She continued to lay in them. She questioned whether or not he was actually in charge in the White House. And if he is the one in charge, how do you know which way he'll be at a given our because he changes all the time so that he's responsible for the chaos, which is quite clear, suggesting that his family, or is closest staffers, or cabinet members should perhaps be involved in some sort of intervention suggesting that. He is at a level of unhinged that requires outside forces to come in and try and corral him. This is the kind of stuff that, of course, gets under the president's skin clearly, but it also is Nancy Pelosi using really explosive bold rhetoric about the president that allows that to be sort of a place that everyone in her caucus can rally around short of impeachment, which he has said time and again, she thinks is a political loser. She thinks it's divisive for the country, and it helps the president with his base, and it's precisely what the president wants and she thinks it's a political loser for her member. So and yet, she holds open the fact that after all the fact finding step by step by step, if it inevitably leads to an impeachment process, so be it, but she doesn't want to go there. Now, she doesn't want to launch an impeachment inquiry, which some people have suggested as a bit of a middle ground to use it as a fact. Finding mission without actually guaranteeing that the house vote on articles of impeachment or that the judiciary committee, vote out articles of impeachment to the house floor, again knowing that there's no point to the trial in the Senate in terms of if the goals to remove the president from office that is not happening. So I want you to hear a little bit of Pelosi this morning addressing reporters on this topic and just hear how she. Amps up the rhetoric while at the same time shuts down the growing minority insider caucus about being on the precipice of impeachment. It was a pretty masterful display today from Pelosi about how to deal with her own power base, which is the members of the house. Democratic caucus and get them marching more or less in lockstep with her on this dealing with Trump. Because every time there's a Trump Pelosi interaction, she seems to be able to come away, the Victor, and that is something that she then brings back home to Capitol Hill and says to Oliver Democrats, those that agree with our impeachment those that disagree with her. Hey look, I just want another battle with the president. It shows her her savvy her skill. And I think a lot of that was on display today in how she handled. Herself the one point that she doesn't own up to I think, and the chil continue to be pressed on him rightfully so in my colleague maharaja, tried to press her on it is this notion of he very well may have committed impeachable offenses. This may well be an impeachable. He clearly obstructed Justice. But we're not going to go to the impeachment process, and she doesn't own up to the fact that that's purely political calculation in her own words in the past. She has said you impeach. You can't launch impeachment for political purposes, and you can't not launch impeachment for political purposes, but it's quite clear. She is not launching impeachment for political purposes, but doesn't really actually embrace that in own up to that. And that is one place that I think she leaves herself vulnerable to criticism from the press and from inside her own caucus. But for the most part today was a day where you saw how Nancy Pelosi used Donald Trump as a co conspirator in her effort to tamp down this growing small chorus of voices about wanting to get into impeachment proceedings sooner rather than later here is the speaker of the house, Nancy Pelosi. She pulled a stunt. Now. My truly believe that the president has a bag of tricks in the White House has a bag of tricks that they save for certain occasions. They don't necessarily apply to the occasion, but they're a distraction, which is his, his master of distraction. We will all be on that, that's something he does well to distract from problems that he has. He changes the tries to change the subject. And while he tried to say is because I said cover up, we've been saying cover up for a while are nine o'clock. Meeting was a meeting, we have anyway, so it had nothing to do with him. But I think what really got to these cases. And the fact. That house. Democratic caucus is not on a path to impeachment, and that's worth he wants us to be. And when he saw that, that was not happening that, again, with the cover up, which he understands fool just struck a chord. The president. Maybe gauge impeachable.
"david chalian" Discussed on CNN's The Daily DC
"Back to the daily DC. I'm David chalian CNN political director, I'm joined on the line from Capitol Hill by my colleague, Phil Mattingly, C N N's congressional correspondent Phil now that the election night returns are are in or for the most part, and we know that the Democrats are going to control the house of representatives and be in the majority. There is Nancy Pelosi assured to be the next speaker of the house. No, she's not assured to be the next speaker of the house. I would be stunned if she's not the next speaker of the house, so. The numbers right now don't necessarily add up when you look at what people said on the campaign trail, the democratic challengers who ended up winning who said they would not support her candidacy or wanted leadership change or whatever other wishy washy away, they attempted not to answer the question of whether you support Nancy Pelosi as speaker, if you take the majority add that up to the group current members that want leadership changes as well. Would look rather tenuous for Nancy Pelosi's prospects, I would say that I'm not talking to any senior democrat or plugged in democratic consultant who sees anybody else's speaker. And part of that is the fact that nobody else has stepped up the other part is if somebody steps up where is their base of support. And so I think that's why Nancy Pelosi is just by far the clear odds on favourite. You know, we're we're going to have to watch this play out. The interesting element is a lot of people are some of the people that you would think might mount mount to challenge or perhaps have connections to the caucuses in groups that would create problems if they split away from Nancy Pelosi have thrown their hats in for lower level leadership positions, which might. Actually help clear the path forward we still need to figure out where the numbers are. And I would say that sodas speaker Pelosi she sent out her letter last night officially asking for people's votes. There's a conference call with new members and current members supposed to happen. I think four thirty or five on Thursday, maybe something will start to become more clear, then but look intil there's somebody else who steps up and until that other person can prove that not only their challenger. But there are challenger that can get somewhere near a majority of the caucus. There's just no one else at this point. And so take me through below Pelosi. How the other leadership positions when you go into the majority. You get an extra leadership slot. And and so how are the battles for the other leadership positions taking shape? So right now, the actual the the senior crew of the leadership actually seems rather intact Siniora's made clear he's running for majority leader at this point. Nobody else has stepped up to challenge him, which is interesting to me. I I've long had lots of conversations with people who work in this space. On the staff side who have long pegged, Steny Hoyer. Not Nancy Pelosi is the one who might be most vulnerable to a fall, or at least most vulnerable to a challenge that hasn't happened yet. I think the most interesting battles. As is often the case when I when a party takes a majority is where are the younger members going to have opportunities younger members people like came for Jefferies threw his hat in the ring for a spot today. It's conference chair vice conference chair, these aren't the huge kind of spotlight positions. But these are positions that set up not just a prominent voice in the next congress but start laying the groundwork for who's coming next..
"david chalian" Discussed on 860AM The Answer
"Mandate in this Bill. What about all the sessions talk David chalian about that kind of like monkeying around get him to leave the AG going there be a right in. Then you monkey around. I think what the United States of America has been based upon. But, but but nobody uses that expression. But what I can say is I spoke, the Florida Democrats all across the state, and it wasn't just a dog whistle that was a Bullhorn blatantly racist and wants to say that he uses that kind of language all the time. Just stop talking what he's doing is integrating state. It's integrating voters who are going out and trying to get Americans and work hard and don't want that kind of racist language, use in campaigns across the state monkey something up. No, no. I don't people don't say. Who said I never knew about to say that environment, which I live is an African-American. That's not something that is normally saying, I don't know. He might have just said the N word. Also rich watching Bill Clinton out there on the state with these other gentlemen, Bill Clinton was accused according to the book are told you about call no one left to lie to on three occasions of rape. Monica Lewinsky was giving a talk and she got up because she was asked a question about Clinton during the Q and A, and apparently they agreed not to. Talked about being abandoned by crisis intimately the recently. An interview ABC news. President Clinton was. I'm so sorry to do this. She got up and left. And she said that they had agreed that they weren't gonna ask questions. Like that is after questions she got up and left. Stuck in traffic? We've got the answer. Brought to you by Burlington San Jose, a new two car crash.
"david chalian" Discussed on CNN's The Daily DC
"Hey everyone this is david chalian the cnn political director and this is the daily dc thanks so much for listening today on the podcast the big fight begins in earnest but here's the thing about the big fight over brad kavanagh president trump's new supreme court nominee the outcome is likely known so why the fight that may be a question that many people have we have talked a lot on this podcast about president trump's plays for his base his political base the reason you have chuck schumer saying he's gonna fight this with everything he's got which is not enough votes at this stage of the game to actually stop the confirmation from taking place is a bass play democrats cannot let this opportunity to keep their engaged base voters alive enthusiastic donating list building organizing they are planning clearly as is true for any supreme court fight but certainly true for supreme court fight taking place just a few months before election day they are going to utilize it quite clearly for the purposes of keeping their base voters enthused now some may say we'll do they risk looking like complete obstructionists for a nominee that is being widely praised in conservative circles and doesn't appear to be completely outside the mainstream of what you might expect a republican president to nominate to the court and i think the answer to that question is no they don't really risk anything on that front if you are a persuadable voter you're probably not going to decide your vote on how chuck schumer organizes the democratic opposition to a supreme court nominee from the republican president that'll sort of sound just like washington noise to you and partisan rhetoric and you'll likely tune that out as a persuadable voter and focused more on some of the pocketbook issues you make most about not to say that a supreme court nominee doesn't impact so many issues that americans face it does not to say that this is not an enormous deal that president trump has the opportunity here with cavenaugh to move as we've discussed a five four core with a swing vote on as that v and kennedy to a five four reliably conservative majority court that that's an ideological shift that's a big deal and i have no doubt that we will see opinions handed down from that court that reflect that but that being said the politics of this i think are pretty clear and if you listen to chuck schumer out this morning talking about it he focused in like a laser on two issues the affordable care act and roe versus wade now on the obamacare issue he's making the case you know cavenaugh will be a vote that will take away your protection to have insurance even if you have a pre existing condition this is something that even red state senator joe manchin mentioned because of how many people in his state who appreciate having health insurance despite pre existing conditions we know that's one of the most popular parts of obamacare and democrats have used it as sort of a retort to the other more successful critiques of obamacare from the republicans time and time again so taking the affordable care act and roe v wade it's too for chuck schumer he takes two issues that the base cares deeply about defending obamacare and defending a woman's right to choose and have access to abortions and it is the the very same issue set that susan collins and lisa murkowski the to gettable republican votes for chuck schumer potentially gettable i should say 'cause i'm not really a of the mind that they are gettable but if any republican votes are gettable for chuck schumer to join his democ kratz in voting against cavenaugh it would be murkowski and collins and those are the very two issues voted against the repeal and replace and they obviously have expressed pro choice views especially when it comes to looking at supreme court nominees and the importance of that nominee to believe in judicial precedent as relates to roe v wade so not only does he get to target his messaging at those two senators and then in the hopes of bringing them over in some way that that will keep those red state democrats from going to join mitch mcconnell to support the nominee like hey even if collins and murkowski over here with us guys this is schumer you know my imagine conversation.
"david chalian" Discussed on CNN's The Daily DC
"Hey everyone this is david chalian the cnn political director and this is the daily dc thanks so much for listening today on the podcast the big supreme court unveil that is what will take place in just about ten hours from now as i'm recording this podcast donald trump will take to national television and the president he will unveil his pick to replace anthony kennedy on the united states supreme court and perhaps for a generation or more really shift the ideological composition of the united states supreme court in a more conservative direction but before we even have a name before we even know what that nominee may do in terms of impact to the courts makeup we have an already engaged white hot political battle in suing over getting this person confirmed to the bench or if you're opposed to the president's pick trying to get this person defeated the judicial crisis network a conservative outside group that is going to be spending a ton of money on television ads in in favor of the president's pick according to my colleagues abby philip and arianna vogue the judicial crisis network is going to launch a one point four million dollar ad by on national cable digital end in four key states starting tonight the moment there is a nominee announced the it'll be sort of an introductory by graphical spot but as the name is revealed this ad campaign will already begin to support this nominee the four states that are gonna see this advertising most heavily alabama indiana north dakota and west virginia for very red states that have democratic united states senators now alabama is doug jones who's not up for re election until twenty twenty but the other three indiana joe donnelly north dakota heidi heitkamp there and in west virginia joe manchin those three democratic senators all of whom voted to confirm neal gorsuch the last time president trump got a supreme court nominee all of them are up for re election in four months time and they're gonna start to feel the heat here from the right as we mentioned on this podcast last week they're also going to feel the heat from the left yes the democratic group that is sort of taking the lead on the advertising front and taking the lead to coordinate among liberal groups to craft the messaging and actions to try and oppose president trump's nominee their initial out of the gate advertising as we played on the podcast last week was against lisa murkowski and susan collins some more moderate republican senators who are pro choice and may be reluctant to vote yes for someone who is declaring an intention to overturn roe v wade but that's not where that democratic liberal group is gonna stop they also were going to start advertising to urge donnelly heitkamp and mansion to vote no so millions upon millions of.
"david chalian" Discussed on CNN's The Daily DC
"Hey everyone this is david chalian cnn political director and this is the daily dc thanks so much for listening today on the podcast our friday feature i'm joined in studio by my colleague cnn politics reporter towel copen who is the expert at cnn on all things immigration which is why i wanted to talk to her today thank you for being here thank you for having me so can we just start on the policy side where are we now after the executive order where it seems to me we're in a world of confusion and i'm hoping you can bring some clarity to the confusion i may have to disappoint you because they think confusion is actually where we are and that's you know that is the clarity for the american people i mean this executive order seems to have come together very quickly it was leaking out in the press before you know folks on the hill folks and even some of the components that i spoke to had any idea what it was going to be took few hours from when it was teased actually come out and immediately we in the media started asking questions about what does this mean what does this mean for the children of which there over two thousand that we know of who have already been separated from their parents what does it mean for those two thousand that we know of that's since win so this they've given us to numbers that don't line up so we have to do a little bit of estimating there were roughly two thousand from mid april through the end of may then last week they give us a new number that started from over about a month from may to june that overlaps with previous number but that had twenty three hundred children but we're talking the last two and a half months since mid april absolutely and so you know we started asking all these questions what does this mean how is this going to work what's going to happen you know if you don't get the court decision you want those types of questions and we really have not yet gotten good answers and in fact yesterday the department health and human services which cares for the children once they're separated put out a statement and several hours later blasted out a statement saying the earlier spokesman had misspoke and the spokesman say he basically said that right now that as of the executive order the unaccompanied children which is what they become when they're taken from their parents they're deemed unaccompanied and put into the existing systems for children who come here by themselves he said those will continue to be processed through the sponsorship process which means really you know i wrote extensively about this for cnncom but it's very difficult for parents to get those kids back even after they're done being prosecuted which is why supposedly they had to be separated later in the day they said he misspoke this one sentence you know the sponsorship process continues statement and yet the only new information was that they continue to try to work on giving greater clarity on what had these were awaiting guidance that's correct i mean that here's the president's executive order to solve this immediate problem of the ramifications of the euro tolerance policy that these children are being separated from families wants to solve that acute political problem because of all the images and audio on tv and yet you have his own department that's responsible for caring for these children saying they're waiting guidance and we're still waiting word for most of the department of homeland security about what it means for them this morning customs importer protection did put out some statement on reuniting the kids in their custody currently which is probably a very small number because they're supposed to transfer those kids quickly but it's still not clear from that statement how this is going to work going forward and those kids when they say that they're in their custody currently is that part of that twenty three hundred or different right so the way it works just to back up for a second once the zero tolerance policy went into place which again is entirely a decision by this administration to pursue this which means that each adult that crosses illegally is under goes under criminal prosecution right when that happens because they are transferred to the justice department they separated those families they said they had to one question raised by executive order is whether they had to in.