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Pulitzer Board Honors Teen Who Filmed George Floyd’s Murder
"On the afternoon of may twenty fifth twenty twenty. She was taking her nine year old cousin to buy snacks at an unremarkable corner. Store in minneapolis called cup foods quite literally the definition of minding her own business when she made a quick decision. That would change. The course of history shook out her phone. She started recording. What became the murder of a man in the street. In broad daylight under the knee of a police officer she chronicled the departure of life from the body of the man. We now know. As george floyd today. Darnell frazier was recognized with a special citation from the board that awards the pulitzer prize as reuters. Reported it today quote the citation at the twenty twenty one. Pulitzer prize ceremony is a rare instance of the board recognizing the journalistic achievement of someone with no professional experience in the field. A striking distinction in the genre sometimes known as citizen journalism frazier. Eighteen was recognized for recording quote a transformative video that jolted viewers spurred protests against police brutality around the world and no it is not hyperbole to say that darnell frazier's decision in that moment changed the world people marched around the world. George floyd's name has been spoken in remembrance in the oval office. It's the title of a proposed act of congress. Indeed what darnell frazier did in that. Moment was the definition of electronic journalism as ugly and stomach-turning as the video is to watch the question remains. Would we be saying the name. George floyd were it not for the bravery and presence of mind of a young woman named dr nella frazier
The Most Dangerous, Narcissistic, Anti-Semitic Occupant of the Oval Office
"You realize all the talk about donald trump and his mindset and so forth all the talk about joe biden and his lack of a mindset. I think one of the craziest most dangerous narcissistic minds and individuals to ever serve in the oval office. Is barack mill house. Benito obama i also think his invisible hand is working through his staffers and the biden administration. You can see the outright hate an anti semitism of so much of the obama administration. You can see the open border with the desire. To change the demographics in this country you can see the trillions and trillions and trillions of dollars being spent on hard core left wing programs obama was a trained indoctrinated marxist who hung out with domestic terrorists whereas joe biden hung out with white separatist and segregationists of which apparently knows a lot obama hung out with pro hamas palestinians marxists domestic terrorists. And the like. What a combo. Those two and tell me the eight years of the obama biden regime. How much was accomplished. Almost nothing was accomplished. How many lives are improved. Other than there's really. None so bama only do interviews with friendly media if you wanna call them media slobbering mouthpieces of the left propagandists
Floyd family meets Biden as Congress mulls police bill
"George Floyd's family has met with president by the on the first anniversary of Floyd's killing it lasted about an hour a private meeting in the oval office between the president vice president and a half dozen of Floyd's relatives including brothers felonious it was great he's a genuine guy handed Terrence for them to sort of concern to our family and for them to actually give an ear to our concerns the family earlier was on Capitol Hill where talks continue what a policing overall bill named in Floyd's honor the president had hoped it would be done by two days anniversary Karen bass and other negotiators aren't there yet we still want to do but she's not offering a new deadline Sager mag ani Washington
Biden to Meet Privately With George Floyd's Family on Killing Anniversary
"President Biden will meet today with George Floyd's family on the first anniversary of fluids killing the president has spoken often of Floyd's relatives like after former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin was convicted in Floyd's killing through the family's pain they're finding purpose this afternoon they'll be in the oval office for what spokeswoman Jen Psaki says will be a private meeting with the president he has a genuine relationship with them and the courage and grace of this family and especially his daughter Chiana has really stuck with the president's sake says the president hoped bipartisan congressional negotiators would have finished a policing overhaul bill named after Floyd by Tuesday but he's encouraged that they're making progress Sager mag ani Washington
Cheney Ousted by U.S. House Republicans, but Will Seek Re-Election
"We head to the united states where the republican party has voted to oust. Its top lawmakers cheney over her vociferous criticism of donald trump's presidency. Let's hear what chinese had to say. I will do everything i can. To ensure that the former president never again get anywhere near the oval office. We have seen the danger that he continues to provoke with his language. We have seen his lack of commitment and dedication to the constitution. And i think it's very important that we make sure whomever we elect is somebody who will be faithful to the constitution. Liz cheney speaking to some very excited journalists
Liz Cheney Reacts After Being Ousted From Republican Leadership
"Cheney today was voted out of that leadership job by her republican colleagues in the house seems telling to me that they were so brave they wouldn't even take a roll-call vote on that they did it by voice vote so nobody would have to be on the record in terms of what they did today to throw her out of office. Cheney herself though is still a member of congress in good standing and she each day proves herself well and truly capable of keeping the record straight herself. We have had the conference meeting. I am absolutely committed. As i said last night as i said just now to my colleagues that we must go forward based on truth we cannot both embrace the big lie and embraced the constitution and going forward The nation needs it. The nation needs a strong republican party. The nation needs a party that That is based upon fundamental principles of conservatism. And i am committed and dedicated to ensuring that. That's how this party goes forward. And i plan to lead the fight to do that. How concerned are you. That former president trump might end up back in the oval office. What are you prepared to do to prevent it. I will do everything i can to. Ensure that the former president never again get anywhere near the oval office. We have seen the danger That he continues to provoke with his language We have seen his lack of commitment and dedication to the constitution And i think it's very important that we make sure whomever we elect is somebody who will be faithful to the constitution feel betrayed by today's i do not i think that It is an indication of where the republican party is and. I think that the party is in place that we've got to bring it back from and we've got to get back to a position where we are party that fight for conservative principles that can fight for substance. We cannot be dragged backward By the very dangerous lies of a former president thank you.
GOP Leaders Push Back as Biden Seeks Big Infrastructure Deal
"President Biden has held his first oval office meeting with Congress's top four leaders hoping to reach a compromise on an infrastructure package the president's pushing his four trillion dollar jobs and families proposals with the bottom line here is we're going to see whether we can reach some consensus on a compromise on the floor but minutes after the nearly two hour meeting ended Senate GOP chief Mitch McConnell and house Republican leader Kevin McCarthy said the president's plan to pay for it by hiking corporate taxes is a non starter that's our red line though both men characterized the meeting as productive while the president's long showcased his ability to work with Republicans McConnell recently said his entire focus is on stopping the administration's agenda Sager mag ani Washington
Republicans Draw ‘Red Line’ for Biden in Oval Office Showdown
"Met at the White House with President Biden and Vice President Harris after the session, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell said GOP leaders made clear that raising taxes to pay for the president's proposed infrastructure plan is a red line. The State
House GOP ousts Trump critic Liz Cheney from top post
"House Republicans have punished one of their leaders for her repeated rebukes of former president trump four months Liz Cheney has ripped trump's false claims that the election was stolen and says he continues posing a threat today house Republicans remove Cheney as their number three leader more evidence of the ex-president's grip on the party Cheney says she'll work to break it I will do everything I can to ensure that data the former president never again gets anywhere near the oval office and to convince fellow Republicans they have to move on from trump we cannot both embrace the big lie and embrace the constitution Sager mag ani Washington
House GOP Expels Liz Cheney From Leadership
"House House Republicans Republicans have have voted voted to to remove remove representative representative Liz Liz Cheney Cheney as as GOP GOP conference conference chair. chair. Chaney's Chaney's been been very very vocal vocal with with her opposition of former president Trump repeatedly calling him out over his election fraud claims immediately after the vote, Cheney responded. I think that it is an indication of where the Republican Party is, and I think that the party is in a place that we've got to bring it back from and we've got to get back. Back to a position where we are a party to confide for conservative principles that can fight for substance. We cannot be dragged backward by the very dangerous lies of a former president, she says. She's not backing down. I will do everything I can to ensure that the former president never again gets anywhere near the Oval Office. No love lost between the two in a statement. Mr Trump calls List Trainee A bitter, horrible human being. CBS News Special
J and J Vaccine Pause Driven by Risk of Mistreating Clots
"A setback in vaccine options states and territories, pausing use of the Johnson and Johnson vaccine after the CDC and FDA put out a recommendation to do so. The pause linked to six reports of blood clots, but it's not clear if the vaccine was the direct cause. CDC Vaccine advisory panel met this week to discuss it but didn't come to a conclusion. Here's Dr Beth Bell of global Health professional at the University of Washington, speaking during the panel, I think we need to not vote. And gather the necessary information so that we can make an evidence based decision more from ABC. Steve Olson, Saami. The scientists are looking for any link between the six women who got sick and they're investigating whether the blood clots were an immune response. All six women were between 18 and 48 years old. They got sick within two weeks of getting vaccinated. Some of the clots formed in veins of the Sinus and prevented blood from draining out of the brain. And even though one woman died, health officials say the odds are very low roughly seven million. Johnson and Johnson vaccines have been administered in the U. S. President Biden also assuring the public that there's enough supply of the Fizer and Moderna vaccines. Keep up the pace President Biden Tuesday in the Oval Office, expressing confidence that the U. S will have enough vaccine supply. Despite the pause and distribution of the Johnson and Johnson vaccine. I made sure we have 600 million doses. Of the M R not of either Johnson and Johnson and or AstraZeneca. So there's enough vaccine that is basically 100%. Unquestionable for every single solitary America, but the president did not comment when asked how to address vaccine hesitancy among some Americans. Karen Travers, ABC
Biden 'Prepared to Negotiate' Details of $2.25 Trillion Infrastructure and Jobs Plan
"President Biden met with Republican members of Congress to discuss his American jobs plan. I'm prepared to negotiate meeting in the Oval Office with lawmakers from both sides of the aisle, President Biden signaled his willingness to compromise on the size of the infrastructure package. And the way it's paid for. I'm confident everything's gonna work out perfectly. Mr Biden may be engaging in wishful thinking is GOP critics say his proposal is full of items unrelated to infrastructure and at least one key Democrat box in an increase in the corporate tax from 21 to
White House Paints Dire Picture of Nation's Roads and Bridges
"The White House is laying out the dire shape of the nation's roads and bridges as president Biden ramps up his push for a two point three billion dollar infrastructure package the by the administration's released a state by state infrastructure breakdown the figures obtained by the AP show the results of repairs being delayed and deferred for years suggesting among other things too much infrastructure is unsafe for vehicles at any speed while Republicans have already rejected the president's proposal the administration's banking on the reports of validating the everyday experiences of Americans in the hopes public support will overcome G. O. P. misgivings the president can use the summaries at an oval office meeting Tuesday with bipartisan lawmakers to show his plan will help their constituents Sager macaroni Washington
Breaking Down U.S. Spending During The Pandemic
"The trillions of dollars that the biden administration wants to pump into the economy signal. The return of big government. I put this question to zachary carter. Who wrote a book called the price of peace. It's about the economist. John maynard keynes and the ideas that underpin our current understanding of what government's responsibility is in a time of crisis. Carter told me it's not really about big government versus small government anymore. It's about how the money is spent. There's always been at least over the last seventy five years if fairly large government but since the nineteen nineties there has been a different consensus about how we should organized that government with democrats moving closer to sort of the reagan conservative republican understanding about how how the state should be organized. And i think president. Biden's been pretty clear about wanting to turn away from that. He's hanging portrait. Fdr in the oval office. That's something new. So i think the size of the government is sort of a rhetorical issue. The real shift here is where the focus of that. Government is is directed.
Biden Wants Infrastructure Package Approved Over Summer
"Biden want Congress to move quickly on his $2 trillion infrastructure package to see progress by Memorial Day. We'd like to see this package passed by the summer, but I certainly expect when Congress returns that President will be inviting members to the Oval Office. Daria Aldinger ABC news
Did Trump feud with Gov. Inslee cost Washington a visit by hospital ship for COVID help?
"And battled with the White House During the four years President Trump was in office and compost Charlie Harder tells us about new reports over how deeply the president held a grudge. Washington State was the hardest hit at the start of the pandemic. In a new book, ABC is Jonathan Karl reports on a March 2020 Oval Office meeting between President Trump and Vice President Mike Pence, hence told Trump the Navy hospital ship Mercy was headed to Seattle. Karl reports, Trump said Governor Jay Inslee was a jerk. And had his secretary. Get California Governor Gavin Newsom on the phone. Put him on speaker phone and said, Gavin, You've been saying the nicest things about me. Don't you think this hospital ship should go to you instead of that jerk? Up in Seattle up in Washington state. The Mercy wound up going to Los Angeles instead. Governor Inslee spokesperson says they're not looking backwards but forward and goes on to say the governors approach saved lives. We reached out to former President Trump's office for comment. Charlie
Trump diverted Covid naval hospital to another state because Washington Gov. Inslee was “a real jerk”
"Insight about President Trump's decision making about Washington State of the beginning of the Corona virus pandemic. Washington was the state hardest hit Last March. ABC Jonathan Karl now reports that in an Oval Office meeting last year Vice president Mike Pence told Trump the Navy hospital ship. Mercy was headed for Seattle and the president said, Wait a minute. Why is it going to Seattle and pencil saying we're still trying to figure out of Los Angeles is another possibility of where it can go in. He goes. Come on that jerk in Washington state. He was talking about the governor up there in Italy, who had been clashing with him. He's been such a jerk. Mercy went to Los Angeles instead. A governor is Lee spokesperson says they're not looking backward, but forward goes on to say the governors approach saved lives. We've reached out to the former president's office for comment. Full
Warren Rustand on Leading a Life of Design
"So excited that you hear him dose of leadership. Welcome to the show. Thank you very much. Richard lied to be with. You should have some fun today. Yeah it's a true honor really your your expertise in your your the leadership junkie of all junkies. I think i love your book. The leader within uh. It's really good and it speaks resonates with me deeply. You're the first person that use these three terms. And i've been saying this a lot for the past few years about i thought the keys to unlocking transformational leadership. The compassionate side for sure is authenticity. Transparency vulnerability. I saw those three words a coin together. Your book a handful of times. And it just. I just love that so. You're the first person that i've seen. That's coin those three together. So i appreciate very nice you to say. Thank you very much really interesting experience. When i was working at the white house as appointments secretary to president ford and it was one of these times when i'd been appointed. And maybe you've had this experience to richard where you know right away that maybe you're not quite up to the job. You got a lot to learn. And wondering as fast as i could at the people i was hanging out with you know and i don't do this to namedrop to suggest you sort of how i was feeling at the time you know. I was there with don rumsfeld. Dick cheney colin powell. Bob gates brent scowcroft henry kissinger. That was the senior team. Now i was a part of that team. And so i and i was new to the white house. Twenty nine years old new politics and that's didn't feel like i was quite up to it quite good now. So we had a meeting of that group in the oval office one day with the president as they drifted out. I hung behind. Speak to present. I said mr president. I speak with these. Yes sit down. I said mr president not experienced enough. I'm not smart enough. I'm gonna make a mistake. It's going to embarrass you. And and here's my letter of resignation. And i put on his desk and he looked at it for a moment and he swivelled his chair to look out across the south lawn of the white house rose garden and he came back to me and he said you know warned. The very fact that you've said this to new to me makes you qualified to be here. The fact that i was vulnerable transparent and honest with him he knew he could trust me from that point in time as a result of that he trusted this whole farm kid with a lot of stuff that he showed it ever trusted to do but it worked out to be a really nice relationship. I learned early on that. Those three words are key to really deep relationships. I agree a hundred percent. And i love that story. I remember reading that book. You're right. That's where the first time i saw this phrase those three words together based on that story. What a great baptism by fire for for being around the greatness in being the witness as you open up the book to a standing there once nixon official he was going to resign. And you're able to witness ford kind of sit. There process. what was happening the gravity of what was happening and then go into action. I love that kind of inside baseball aspect of that. Of course. I remember that moment when it happened to but just to be there to witness that. It's just amazing when you're in your twenties late twenties but still you know just honored to be there to to witness the transfer of power and the ability of someone to grasp the significance of what was happening. You and then act upon that significant at that moment in time was really a profound leadership lessons for me. It is stayed with me my whole life to to gather in the data and the information the facts and then to have a plan to act on that and In the precise moment when you need to act yeah right is some of us could have said well. Let me step back from this for six months and figure this out that day he said i. I'd like to have the following six people here at seven. Am tomorrow morning for a transition team. Me and we walked into that room the next morning. He pulled from his jacket. Five pages of notes. He had a vision for what that transition was going to be. And that was a significant leadership. Lesson
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Org and subscribe now on the iheart app apple podcasts. Or wherever you get your podcasts. Well today is now gration day. Today is inauguration day for president elect joe biden and vice president-elect kamla harris as we all know the cleaning crew has been hard at work at the white house moving all a trump stuff out all his mess out. Let's check in with them. Now let me get on end right here. thank you everybody. Eight listen Jake trapper from cnn. And we're here at the white house and we're dealing again we're talking with the crew cleanup crew the moving crew for the last day and this is the day i mean we're here. This is going down this morning. sir sir caveat kitchen going going surf remote Can you give me your title. Now we went through the shasta. Just need your title sir. What i'm right. I cleaned up. I'm clean i'm done. I'm teeth cleaned opposite chief cleaning officer. And and you're you're you're getting this the white house ready for exactly what sir explaining why how Get him the ceo. But yeah. i'm i'm i'm i'm We see what what is that. Open that up. What is what the nobody wakes about fifteen we. I'm sorry. brush sir sir. S you know the question. What are some of the some of the things and situations that you're running up into as you clean it out the white house. That's a lot of smell that. What was your name again. Crapper here jake jenkins a lot of stuff in here to thing and we just. It's hard to get it out so we didn't. We didn't actually we didn't brought a press washington and we pressure watching everything is going to be wet for a while but we got to get it out. There's no way hey long as tires down. Long time we're down with that. Don't what they were writing as she questioned. Some things A couple of questions. We've got some people want to know anything items in the kitchen. That may be left or that. You notice in the kitchen as you're moving on jake is everything in the front mcdonald from top to bottom everything. In front mcdonald they had no regular food and here now. I'm not doubting mcdonald night. But i just from top to bottom even in the freezer frozen stuff from down. Everything is from mcdonalds. I don't know what they were doing. But hey bruce lee get them brutally outfits wrong. Don't i give me one a thirty two waist giving me one them go ahead. Go ahead jank. Running kennedy question is. Have you ever had to move the boys room out the sun. Have you had to move anything. Out of sundram. We clean out yet They had a dog. And the dog. What we're gonna try to take care of. You know you had had a dog in now The young bardo. He got money a lot of money under the mattress. Plenty of money. Money ended up. I didn't understand. What are you sure. They had a dog. We never knew that. Trump's had a dog. We haven't seen a dog in four years. Malani he want to ride with us. Cert- side going cert- sir. Malanje malani is a. I don't know these people name jake. I'm tired. I don't know the name of the woman won't arrive with you. Don't want arrive. When he and i was just trying to get this out before we get out of here. What's the overall attitude of the cleaning crew. As is a depressing. What's going on. Is the president what we have in the goat tuesday. Because i mean. I'm jay go to and we we clean it up. We're gonna have to come back even when mr biden getting here. There's no way we can get this done in one day. I guess a lot to do going up next the nephew in the building with the prank phone. Call for today right after this. You're listening to fame hardly morning show. Hey heo with that. It's just hilarious. I'm just making sure your know that. I got up okay. It's called kabylie reckless on the black affect network. I'm going to be telling you all my business and suddenly your business to and ain't no limits to the things i talk about. 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"oval office" Discussed on 860AM The Answer
"In the Oval Office, And during that time, he said that he was building kind of his defense for what will happen in Congress on the sixth of January when the electoral college Transmits the results of the 2020 election. What do you expect to see from some of your colleagues? And do you think there's going to be a fight on the floor? Tol make the case that voter fraud did skew the outcome of this election. Yeah. I mean, every day that goes by actually start believing more more that there will be a formal objection from some of the statements electors that are being brought forward for the count. So I anticipated. I think it will likely start in the house. And it sounds like there may be a couple senators looking at articles that I'm breathing. I'm not privy to any of the inside conversations that were going on around it. But yeah, I do. I do think it will be uninterested in time from a constitutional perspective and a zoo representative to be there. Now you in your district had ah lot of ballot harvesting at play. There was obviously the Universal Malin that rolled out for the first time in California. Talk about some of the you hear these stories. I know you have from your constituents about voter fraud and irregularities. Do you think that there was enough of it? Tohno the outcome of the election based on what you heard in your own district. So in my district, I don't think there was there. So I think there is always fraught and in most elections, and almost every election is gonna be some level of fraud, whether people that get a ballot that was mailed to their kid that left for college and they still filled it out. That's fraud, right? In my district and I'm coming from the belly of the beast. When it comes to election reform, California's the most screwed up. We have every possible way that works against us here. No, I d required. It's a 20 day window to vote. It's every every voter gets about in the mail. There's no chain of custody of those things. So this is Really the hardest place to win and really have confidence that is being done, right? What we did is we put lawyers and every registrar's office three different locations about three weeks prior to the election actually happening, and the votes being counted. It's a sad statement that you have to have you know that many sharks in the aquarium in order just to feel confident that you've got voter integrity and election integrity behind it, so At a national level. The more I see, the more I become suspicious, and I think there is enough evidence out there to question whether or not this fraud actually did impact the outcome of the election. On. This is why I signed on to Mo Brooks letter. I was one of 18 members who signed on the MO Books Mo Brooks Letter. To have the evidence brought forward in front of the house and we can see it firsthand. We can ask questions. We can figure out what went wrong. What was the magnitude of the fraud and whether or not an impacted the election? We haven't got any traction on that. Obviously. Beholden to Pelosi at this point, but I think it's becoming a very valid question and happy. It has been a very valid question, and we need to see firsthand and be able to make those decisions coming up on January 6th It seems like what you're asking for Mike and that letter and I saw that 18 18 congressmen and women signed on to this letter. You're asking almost for, um for hearing even prior to that date right before January 6 so that you can actually go through. Some of the evidence because we've seen a lot of evidence on online. We've seen evidence in some news media outlets that choose to carry it. We've seen some presented in courtrooms, but we really haven't seen it all together in one place that I hold this congressional hearing. You're at least getting your colleagues a sample of what really is there and what legitimately could have or or maybe not, in that case, really change the outcome of the election or or maybe uphold the outcome. At least people who feel like there's a question..
"oval office" Discussed on 850 WFTL
"That Oval Office every morning. You will not be forgotten. Thank your voice will be heard now. You're not going to be in there. Yeah. Okay. What you're saying, when, when you take a tour of the White House, you'll be thinking of us because that's the only time you're gonna be walking into the Oval Office. If a sitting president invite you or you go take the tour. What I got out of the debate last night of substance. Is. The role for as much unlimited as Boertien as possible. Yeah. They dislike Trump and the economy is really horrible. Yeah. Okay. Yeah. Yeah. And, and that we need to decriminalize that if we decrypt allies at the border that will solve the problem. Yeah. If we make it legal to cross the border. If we innocence have open borders that will solve the problem. That's really what you got out of the debate yesterday. Yeah. That was it. Now is that the America that most people want. Now tell me where they hit home with on issues. Tell me where they hit home. On any given issue. I didn't hear anything. I hope you gotta play Cory Booker heroin. I wanna play one thing from Cory Booker here because they, they, they seem a few of them to have a obsession on the trans community. Do not talk enough about trans Americans, especially African.
"oval office" Discussed on WTVN
"Thing that folks is truly leadership. That's owning owning the leadership position that's taken it. And saying listen, this has to be done if you don't want to do it. I'm going to stand against you. And I had a big argument with somebody the other day in office because they kept saying that all the president has to do is is compromise on something and the Democrats will come around. And I'm like what world do you live in that you actually think that left this in government work like that? They don't work like that. They want their way because they want to change the country. They want to change the constitution. So they're not going to bend. The only thing that they're going to do is give in when the pressure is put upon them because if they risk losing a position or a seat in government, they risk the possibility of changing the constitution. The way things aren't. So there is a point that the president can take this and just like that press conference in the Oval Office. If he continues to put the pressure on them without regard of hurting their feelings, they will fold. They don't know what to do you could see that in the way that they reacted in the Oval Office. They just wanted to get out of there, so bad. They wanted to crawl out of the skin. If Chuck Schumer could have crawled out of his skin and shed his skin like a snake. Let's say anything about Chuck Schumer. But he would have I'm not sure has it shed his skin before. But he would have. So folks, this is the year two thousand nine hundred we are all you're going to have plenty of shows where they talk about what you know the past year in the reflection on the year. We're gonna talk this this show about two thousand nineteen should be what two thousand eighteen was is in the past. What two thousand nineteen should be is the American people standing together, maybe you're liberal. Maybe you're conservative. I can guarantee you if you get rid of the anger. If you stop with the nonsense about President Trump is this messing everything up. No, he's not if you look at his record. It's really good. And if you look where the problems are coming from it's the hundreds and hundreds of people that show up in congress. To do a job. And they're controlled by very small minority of people. They have all the power. That's one bad thing about seniority in congress. It it literally allows people to gain so much power that they don't allow things to be done. And that's the problem with congress. They don't get anything done because people don't want it to get done. So you need to realize that folks let go where the anger start looking at reality. Stop listening to the media and start stop getting spun up, and I guarantee if you sit down like you're gonna play a board game, and you guys actually take take something like immigration, but you gotta have all the facts, you can't just sit down over opinion and say, well, I think that people should be able to come here, and we should be able to take all the people who were hurting in poor and their world. It's not realistic. Needs sit down with the facts. And then when you sit down you say, how can we fix this? You're going to be surprised at the compromises and the different ideas that were actually work. And also something small things that don't ever get changed in your life. You can apply the same thing the same type of of stepping forward and look at your city, and you're gonna see folks things can get fixed. They just don't get fixed. And so two thousand nineteen should be the year where Americans get together. Listen, social media's amazing, if there's fifty people twenty five people that got together liberals and conservatives said we're gonna come up with a plan to fix immigration, and the you put that out, and you put it on social media, and you get a thousand or ten thousand retweets or shares trust me people are gonna see this stuff. And if that becomes the norm. The numbers are going to get bigger and bigger where people are getting together instead of going to their democrat meetings, or the Republican means you're gonna be getting together and saying let's solve these problems come up with ideas. And now, we will have we will have a standard to measure the people in congress to see if they're doing their job right now, you have your measure is CNN versus FOX or I'm an angry leftist or I'm angry on the right? That's no measurement. There's no way to measure stuff. Like that. It doesn't work make two thousand nineteen the year where the people start to get up off their butts and actually make a difference together. You can send fifty dollars in for the wall. Or you can get three hundred thousand people to stand up stand together. And you're gonna you're gonna see some amazing stuff happen. This Johnny Gill and.
"oval office" Discussed on The Last Word with Lawrence O'Donnell
"And he obviously really loves the camera. But no one in that room changed anyone's minds out there in the country today, the people who support Donald Trump's wall and his willingness to shut down the government like what they heard Trump talking about today. They they like what they heard him say, but the people who do not support the Trump wall and do not want the government shutdown, which is according to polling a majority of the country. They didn't like what they heard from Donald Trump. But it wasn't very easy to make sense of what they were hearing from Chuck Schumer and Nancy Pelosi, especially because of all the disruptions, and interruptions, and the wildly disorganized flow of that dialogue as played out on TV Chuck Schumer, Nancy Pelosi. You have obviously learned that they cannot treat Donald Trump the way they would treat any other president in the Oval Office. They have to be willing to interrupt him and turn away from him and play to the cameras when Donald Trump is playing to the cameras and they did that today. They did a good job of that today. But they could do better the Democrats in that room. Today could have delivered a much more clarifying and much more humiliating moment for Donald Trump when Donald Trump decided to publicly turn discussion about funding the government into a threat to shut down the government, if the Democrats didn't pay for his wall. The Democrats should have said we expect the president to fulfill his promise to obtain funding for the wall from Mexico. Chuck Schumer should have actually put that writing Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer should have co signed a letter to the president before they even arrived. They're saying that they should have put their position for funding the government and writing and. Note to it saying that the wall should not be part of the budget because the president said Mexico will pay for the wall. They should have forced Donald Trump to say in the Oval Office today. Mexico will not pay for the wall. That's why I need democratic votes in the Senate to pay for the wall. And that's why I'm angry, and that's why I'm out of control. And that's why I'm saying I would be proud to shut down the government democratic leadership made the mistake long ago of releasing Donald Trump from his promise to force Mexico to pay for the wall. The most painful thing that Donald Trump could possibly have heard in that room. Today is Mexico will pay for the wall, the chant that he led and lived by on the campaign trail would have been the most painful thing that the Democrats could have said to the president in the Oval Office today, but they don't know yet. How to fight Trump with Trump by which I mean, fighting Trump with Trump's own. Words not with Trump's vulgarity not with Trump's ugly brawling style. But with Trump's own words, but Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer have been in Washington too long, and it becomes far too professional to see how es and clarifying. It is to fight Trump. With Trump's own words, they make the mistake of approaching Oval Office meetings with this president the way they would with any president. They put a serious proposal together for funding the government, and they brought it into the Oval Office to discuss it seriously with the man who has no capacity to discuss anything seriously, nothing as as you injection or have not yet figured out how to publicly deal with the unserious man who is the president of the United States..
"oval office" Discussed on All In with Chris Hayes
"And I'm letting you know for a fact that you don't have the votes. So I mean the. President unfortunately time and time again just walked into. They're not even traps that they were setting for him these facts that he walked into. We didn't talk about Mexico paying for the wall. He said that the walls being built we know that that's not the case he saying that people are bringing over diseases, and that's remarkable. Well, people need an old fashioned. But it's remarkable if it works it works, and his base really does believe it. And so she's walking him through all of the untruthful. But she's also welcomed the American public through the facts, and so she's trying to be respectful of the office because she actually understands her role and his role. The problem is the president doesn't understand his Senator boxer. Let's talk a little bit about minute Nancy Pelosi, her her popularity is is something that is remarkable. But they're always are challenges. Nobody fielded a challenge this time. But there were people who suggested that you shouldn't be the speaker her unfavorable ratings tend to be quite high, which is understandable, given the role. She's played in politics for a long time. There are a lot of Republicans who have campaigned on the basis that Nancy Pelosi. It should be the speaker because they think it's good for Republicans after you look at what happened today. People can't really be thinking that. No way. I mean, she again knows what she's doing. It's not only that she can camp votes. She knows the facts, and she sat there and she kept trying to get the president in a very calm way to dismiss the press and get to work. Instead he kept throwing up things which were not true. Oh, we we've we're building so much of the raw and Nancy just said we need to discuss the facts. So she's a great strategist. And by the way, she pointed out that in this lame duck session. He's still controls all the votes. She kept saying prove it to us. You keep saying you can get it through the house, by the way. He can't she knows that so Christina to work degree is this dangerous though. Because this isn't why you end up as the speaker of the house. This isn't why you end up as one of the greatest vote counters in politicians of all time to have it out in the in the Oval Office with Donald Trump. She needs to in order to continue what she started this. Time around have victory in two years. Can she fall into the trap of arguing with Donald Trump? Well, I don't think she'll fall into that trap. Because Nancy Pelosi has been in Washington DC for far too long. She's never probably seen someone like this this entity that we have in the presidency. However, Nancy Pelosi respects the job, and I think we've seen already with how she's welcomed in these new legislators where she's understanding that she's going to pass the baton in various ways, obviously the new diverse Democratic Party. That's coming in. She understands that in two years the Democratic Party not only needs to control and contain the president. But they really need to set forth in Genda and Brahma manual and Barack Obama got a lot of credit for ObamaCare. We know that the underbelly of how that got done was Nancy Pelosi. Thank you to the two of you for helping us analyze this tonight. Barbara Boxer former Senator from California, Christina Greer. Thank you both that does it for all in..
"oval office" Discussed on All In with Chris Hayes
"Thing. One tonight. You may have heard there was a hearing today on the capital with the CEO of Google called by House Republicans on the judiciary committee who've been looking into allegations of liberal bias online. Now, it started out as most hearings to Google CEO Sundar Pichai entered a packed room ready to face the assembled congressmen and women, but as soon as Pichai took his seat the monopoly man settled in right behind him over his left shoulder. Look at that. It's actually an activist named Ian Madrigal who also appeared today two thousand seventeen hearing on the equifax data breach. And that Mark zuckerberg's Senate hearing in April that time dressed as a Russian troll the monopoly man, put on quite a show over the course of today's three hour hearing, adding eight monocle to the costume at one point holding up a bag stuff with fake money. And at one point he upgraded the mustache to eight super sized mustache, and then the old. Four mustaches at the same time gag, but the monopoly man was actually not the most cartoonish character at today's hearing. No that honor goes to most of the congress people asking the questions that's thing to in sixty seconds. If it wasn't already obvious from the fact that they call a hearing in the first place that the congress people on the House Judiciary committee, really don't know how the internet works, let alone. How search engines work? It was made quite clear today by the questioning of the CEO of Google. I Google American Healthcare Act in virtually every article was an attack on our Bill article after article alleging that are Bill would result in millions and millions of people losing the great care that they were supposedly getting under ObamaCare. I have a seven year old granddaughter who picked up her phone before the election and she's playing a little game kind of game. A kid would play and up on their pops a picture of her grandfather. How does that show up on a seven year olds iphone who's playing a kids game? Congressman iphone is made by a different company right now. If you Google the word idiot. Under images. Picture of Donald Trump comes up. I just did that how would that happen? Macci for staff went on. She dealt me every night for two weeks and put proper honest information in with proper annotations and Wikipedia is liberal editors around the world would knock it out every day in instead put up a bunch of garbage let me just conclude here by stating the obvious. If you want positive search results do positive things if you don't want negative search results don't do negative things. Now, while the president was busy picking a fight with congressional leaders in the Oval Office today, a familiar figure was right there behind the throng of reporters White House chief of staff, John Kelly, and that ten smile on his face might have something to do with the fact that after Trump announced that Kelly would be leaving his post by the end of the year. The White House is apparently having a tough time finding a replacement when Mike Pence's chief of staff turned down the job. There was reportedly no plan B, and according to the Washington Post three members of Trump's cabinet who have been discussed inside the west wing as possible chiefs of staff each signalled on Monday, they were not interested in the position though, you'd never know it from the president who tweeted today that many over ten are vying for and wanting the White House chief of staff position a position that he reiterated on camera this morning. Friends of mine wanted a lot of people that Chuck and Nancy. No, very, well one that I think people you get like we have a lot of people that want the job chief of staff. So we'll be seeing what happens very soon. We're no rush. Why? Because we have a wonderful chief of staff right now. Just we are in no rush. No rush. Even though his current chief of staff is meant to leave his post at the end of the year a date the president himself announced without anybody asking him. But as it becomes increasingly apparent that. No one is actually lining up to replace John Kelly. The White House is starting to get pretty vague on when exactly Kelly's leaving. He the job through January second at least. And I think they'll be very peaceful end and pragmatic transition to the next chief of staff. Do stay past the second of January..
"oval office" Discussed on All In with Chris Hayes
"Breaking news tonight in an Oval Office interview. Reuters asked President Trump about prosecutors assertions that many people in his inner circle had met or had business dealings with Russians. Here's how he responded, quote, the stuff you're talking about is peanuts stuff. He also tried to shift blame for the payments that Michael Cohen made to two women at his direction on the campaign trail payments that federal prosecutors say were illegal, but the president told Reuters quote number one, it wasn't a campaign contribution. If it were it's only civil and even if it's only civil there was no violation based on what we did. Okay. But they made the payments and Trump's personal lawyer Michael Cohen, we'll find out his sentence for making them. He's being sentenced for a felony. This thing that the president says isn't a thing he's being sentenced for felony among other crimes, by the way. While the special counsel says that Cohen has been helpful in their investigation, New York. Prosecutors that's the attorney the US attorney's office for the southern district of New York say that he. Should serve a substantial prison term for failing to fully cooperate with authorities. All right. There's a lot here here to break. It all down and a lot more KENDALL alien NBC, news intelligence and national security. Reporter can this is kind of weird that we have to keep on discussing this. And I apologize for having you do this all the time because we did this on Friday. We do it all the time. Trump says the payments were not illegal, and even if they were made they weren't a campaign contribution of what the United States government sees this differently. They do and what's curious about the President Trump's reaction today to this and his comments is that when he was first confronted with an asked about these payments on Air Force One. Exactly. So that's what some prosecutors would call consciousness of guilt when you lie about something or cover something up. It's usually evidence that you knew it was wrong. I mean, if you just said from the beginning. Yeah. Of course, we made these payments, and they had nothing to do with the election. I have nothing to hide that would be one thing because that is a defense under the law and the only precedent for this. The only time the government ever brought a case like this was against former Senator John Edwards who during his presidential candidate or before his presidential campaign wealthy benefactors of his paid off a mistress and the government charged him with felony saying that he had broken the campaign finance law on the same grounds, but he was acquitted, but the fact pattern there was much less. Compelling of the payments were made well before the election, and they were the people who made the payments said, oh this had nothing to do with the election in this case. Michael Cohen, the man who made the payments is saying yes, this was actually designed to cover these alleged affairs up. So that so that they wouldn't come out right before Donald Trump was. To stand before the voter. So I know the rest of this you can you can do in your sleep..
"oval office" Discussed on All In with Chris Hayes
"Now, I have a whole rest of a show plan. But if you want me to just play that again, tweet me and we'll discuss that. And if you do watch it again, pay close attention to vice president Pence like he sat there through the whole thing like a rock, no response as joining me to digest what we have just watched former Republican congressman David jolly of Florida who has left the GOP and democratic strategist Karen Finney who is a senior adviser to Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign. Welcome to both of you. Thank you. You just never know what you're going to get these days at one moment in that discussion. I've watched it a few times. Now, Nancy Pelosi interrupts President Trump, but says don't characterized the strength that I bring to this meeting David jolly. There are a lot of people in this country. Don't like Nancy Pelosi for lots of reasons, but she can do math, and she can count votes something that Paul Ryan that difficulty with John bainer has difficulty with that is one thing Nancy Pelosi does very well. She does bring strength to that meeting. She does. And look what Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer show today in the Oval Office today are smarter. They are more capable. They are more able politicians than Donald Trump, and as somebody who had questioned in the past whether or not Nancy Pelosi should again be the speaker of the house. She owned it today. Welcome to the speakership Madame Pelosi. She is going to be the next speaker of the house without question. But also. Also what we saw today. I think the country saw on display in the Oval Office is a first branch the article one branch that Nancy Pelosi for to waking up. We have not seen that in two years. And what we saw today honestly for everybody who fought heart and soul to try to get a change in congress to bring accountability. And actually just ask for divided government for more responsibility. We saw that on display today. So to Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer, look they stood up to this president. But for every voter who worked very hard going into November six congratulations. This was the day where you get to see the results of your hard work. Currently Nancy Pelosi is not going to be a thorn in Donald Trump side or a splitter under his fingernail. She's going to be as worth nightmare of this is if this is day one if this is the first meeting, well, that's because the truth is a nightmare for for for Trump. I mean, the two things that I think were so important about what we saw today is number one. It's true agree with the congressman. They were they sort of outmaneuvered if you will President Trump. But that's because they went in there with the agenda of the American people. They went in there, very focused, and they had been paying attention to what the election was all about what was the majority of what Americans told us just a short time ago. There was about healthcare. It was about jobs. It's about this economy. And so they went in there, very focused to have that conversation. And it was clear that Trump was focused on this political stunt. He was being a Nancy also was at Pelosi as well as Schumer have also made it clear, they're not going to sit there and just let him lie and some Republicans have done that they have you know, you saw. I mean one way to do what Pence did and just sit there and say nothing we've seen other Republican members of congress just stand there when he lies and Pelosi and Schumer made it very clear that with them at the helm. They're not we're not going to get away with lying, and you're not gonna get away with not listening to the American people. I mean, let's remember that one point seven I believe it's billion dollars has already been allocated to the wall and one of the things that President Trump lied about right? There is one of the projects has already gone from a cost overrun of an estimated four hundred and forty five million dollars to over seven hundred eighty million dollars. So in addition to some of the things that you pointed out Allie of that are untrue about the wall. It's already facing cost overruns, and they haven't even spent six percent of the money that's already been allocated. And he's saying he's going to shut down the government over that..
"oval office" Discussed on All In with Chris Hayes
"So I don't care if we should have a debate and trying to press one this. But the fact is the sent the House Republicans could bring up this Bill if they had the votes immediately and set the tone for what you want. We thought we were going to get it passed in the Senate, Nancy, we would do it. Immediately would get it passed very easily. I'd have it passed in two seconds. It doesn't matter though, because we can't get passed in the Senate because we need democratic votes. Let us have our conversation depress again. But the fact is is that legislating, which is what we do you. Again, you make your point state your case. That's what the House Republicans if they had the, but there are no vote in the house majority of votes for a role. No matter where exactly right, you if I needed the votes for the wall in the house, I would have them in one session would be done. It doesn't help because we need ten Democrats. Let me ask you this just and we're doing this very friendly manner. It doesn't help for me to take a vote in the house where I will win easily with the Republicans. It doesn't help to take that vote because I'm not going to get the vote of the Senate. I need Ken senators. We've had the white. Have you had the Senate the White House? The White House is done and the house would give you the vote. I wanted it. But I can't because I need Nansha need Kim votes from Chuck mortar. Let me say something. Wondering. We do not have the votes in the hat. I do and we need this Nancy. We need border security first, we need border security people pouring into our country, including terrorists we have terrorists. We caught ten terrorists over the last version period of time ten. Okay. I need to jump in here for a second. You say Trump say you heard Trump say we caught ten terrorists over the last very short period of time. Temp to be clear, quote, there is no public evidence that border authorities foiled ten terrorists recently the White House. The FBI department of homeland security all either did not respond to comment or did not offer information about which ten terrorists were caught to backup Trump's claim. Okay. Now that I've sorted that out. Let's go back to the Oval Office and the scene there which somehow got even crazier, but we quit ten terrorists. These are people that were looking to do harm. We need we need more than anything we need border security of which the world is just a piece, but it wouldn't jump. Did. You want to say, here's what I want to say we have a lot of disagreements here. The Washington Post today gave you a whole lot of Pinocchio because they say you constantly mistake. How much the wall is how much of the wall is built and much there. That's not the point here. We have a disagreement about the Washington whether it's affected or border security, but on the wool we do. Not want to shut down the government. You will call twenty times to shut down the government. You say I want to shut down the government. We don't we want to come to an agreement. If we can't come to an agreement. We have solutions that will pass the house and Senate right now and will not shut down the government. And that's what we're urging you to do not threaten to shut down the government because just. Choice. You can't shut it down. Yeah. Gimme say something. Mr president. You just say my way, or we'll shut down the government. We have a proposal that Democrats and Republicans will support to do a CR that will not shut down the government. We urge you to take..
"oval office" Discussed on All In with Chris Hayes
"Good evening from New York. I'm Ali Vel. She in for Chris Hayes tonight, the sights and sounds from a wild day in Washington as a newly empowered democratic opposition confronts, a flailing president of the United States the future looks increasingly ominous for Donald Trump who is now reportedly privately feting about impre- fretting about impeachment after prosecutors say he directed. His former fixer to compa- commit a pair, a pair of felonies and with the investigations ongoing access reports that White House officials and key allies are increasingly aware of President Trump's rising, legal and political vulnerability. No kidding. The stench of criminality might explain why Trump cannot seem to find someone to take what is supposed to be one of the most coveted jobs in Washington. The White House chief of staff and as the walls start to close in on the president, the Democrats find themselves ascended. Now on the cusp of their first real power in two years after delivering a humiliating and historic defeat to Trump and his party in the midterm elections. Now, it's against that backdrop that the likely incoming house speaker Nancy Pelosi and the democratic leader in the Senate Chuck Schumer went to the Oval Office today to negotiate with Trump over a Bill to fund the government and avert a shutdown on December twenty first Trump is insisting on five billion dollars in funding for his mythical border wall, which Democrats says nonstarter besides isn't Mexico going to pay for that wall. Anyway ahead of that meeting today. Trump got up early to tweet a series of lies, including Democrats do not want border security. They want open borders. The lies only continued once the president started talking tremendous amounts of wall have already been built and a lot of a lot of world when you include the. Renovation of existing fences and walls. So we've done a lot of work on the wall. A lot of wall is built a lot of people don't know that. He's right. A lot of people don't know that because he made it up not an inch of what Trump calls. His wall has been built not one inch. The closest we've seen to a new wall has been the start of construction on what are called Bollard barriers which are not yet complete the George W Bush administration erected Bollard barriers to so the Obama administration. They called the fencing in reality construction on a new section of border barrier has not yet begun and won't this year. Trump also read statistics off note cards to support his wall claims which were devoid of context and effectively meaningless after he finished his opening statement. He turned the floor over to Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer who immediately pushed back on the president and called out his lies as Mike Pence set there. With the mute button on I could tell you what happened. I actually really want to. But I'm not going to because you've got to see it for yourself. Nancy, would you like to say something? Well, thank you, Mr President meet with you. So that we can work together in a bipartisan way to meet the needs of the American people. I think American people recognize that we must keep government open that a shutdown is not worth anything. And that you should not have shut shutdown. A you have. Trump. White house. You have the Senate you have the house of Representative. You had the gold. He should have to because in the Senate. We need sixty. We don't bring it up. Right. But I can't if use me, but I can't get it passed in the house because it's not going to pass the Senate. I don't wanna waste the fact is you can get it started that way the house we could get past. Okay. We do. But the problem is the Senate because we need ten Democrats vote. The point is is that their equities to be weighed. And we're here to have a conversation away..
"oval office" Discussed on Part of the Problem
"And the other thing that is one of my big takeaways from this is that it's so revealing of how little these these leftist actually care about victims are their whole thing is they care about victims so much in there like his wife saved a woman's life, saved a woman. Life. She came back to follow up on that and try to build on that progress. You guys don't give a shit. You don't give a shit at all. Like it's not like the even wanna guide con- in a certain direction and go like, hey, Connie, you should be putting more pressure. Okay. He pardoned as one person. How about these other five people try to get him to pardon these people. They don't even want to try to build off any of that. They literally just want a mock him and shame him so that every other black person knows you will be mocked shame too. And the funny thing about all of it is that typically when you have a black Republican, it tends to be a guy like the suit and tie kind of. For like, doesn't exactly speak in a ghetto vernacular. You know what I'm saying? Like he's the guy who more and they'll call him a sell out. They'll be like, well, you're an uncle, Tom. And then a lot of those black Republicans will be like, this is outrageous just because I speak English properly. You're gonna call me an ankle, Tom and all this. But here you have these CNN suits trying to take away Konya west splat card. They're literally going black. People are gonna trade Konya west in the rate strapped Konya west suit and tie CNN guy. You're telling me that you're taking Konya Wests black card, really. I mean owned Benjamin's upside down world comment. You have fucking Don lemon sitting there telling you that fucking jozy isn't black enough fucking what of amazing time to be alive. So I gotta just I just think God in the morning, then I get to live through the collapse of this fucking empire. It is a beautiful thing to watch. You know, I hope there's not fucking violence in the street and all that, but God dammit goddamn this thing. A lot of fun. You know, I had some other things plan for today's episode. I didn't plan on doing a full Konya episode. Bone is baby bonus, but you know, forget leftovers from leftovers. Don't say that that Bobby gets people all riled of term in the part of the problem inner circle. Oh, hey, I should've mentioned this earlier in the show, but I am going to be in Los Angeles. The entire legion gangs Troud on Tuesday, the sixteenth and Wednesday. The seventeenth will be at the comedy store. Gotta live stand up show and to live podcasts going to be a lot of fuckin- fund. So if you can come out to that, that's a October sixteenth seventeenth in Los Angeles. Also before that Monday, October fifteenth, I'm gonna be at the SoHo forum. This is a really cool one. The socialism, verse capitalism debate, and I'll be doing some stand up for a room full of socialists. So I'm going into enemy ground and I'll be there. Heckling Johnson rile up to socialize rods going to start an an riot against me. But anyway, so that should be a lot of fun. All right. I think that's, I think we're at the episode on that. Thanks for listening guys. We'll be back Monday with a brand new episode. All right guys. So as you know, gas digital has been blowing up over the last couple years. One of the newest additions to the network that we're all really excited about is the great Andrew dice clay. His new podcast I'm over here now it's hilarious. Everybody's love in this thing. I highly recommend it Lewis and Ralph of built such a cool thing here gas digital, and it's it's really awesome to see one of the greatest ever Andrew dice clay on the network now. So I want you guys to take a listen. We got a quick clip from the show so you can check it out. I highly recommend checking out the show right here, gas, digital network dot. We have with us. Who I referred to very close. Would you say that my second best friend wheels in the world..
"oval office" Discussed on Part of the Problem
"And again, it's not that I'm saying that there isn't truth to it. Yes. The state has fucked over black people for the entire history of this country. And in many ways still does okay. But the truth is, if your fucking black dude who's fucking awesome at something and you can kill it and you put everything you have into it. There is not enough of this thing racism that it's going to stop you from being what you want to be in this fucking world in two thousand eighteen in America. You can fucking achieve greatness. You can go fucking do it and don't buy into this, like racism is going to hold you back. It's just not productive. It's not helpful. Now, if you're a fucking person who's really talented and really hard working in Yemen today, you're fucked. You're probably fucked because there are so many forces that are gonna fucking ruin your life that you're probably not going to have a chance to cheat any of that shit. But that's not true if you're a black kid in America today. The other thing that I think which just get so lost with this whole, like kind of like the generalizations that really to me come from the left. Where it's like white privilege, and you know, like racism and all these things is that there's a lot of different like there are pockets of these areas that are fucked up. I mean, look menu drive through Camden or drive through Newark or like some of these areas, you know areas in Chicago, it's almost like you leave America and you go into a third world country for a little bit. Like it's really kind of crazy. It's like this is not the same country as what I live in on the Upper West side of Manhattan. It's not. This is different fucking world. It's like a drastically different world, and that's fucking terrible. And for kids who are born in that fucking world, like if you're born into one of those fucking terrible neighborhoods and you don't have a fucking present father and your mother's on drugs, and there's crime all around you and your local public school fucking sucks deck and nobody's learning shit. And everybody's like illiterate at school and it's fucking the teachers don't give a fuck, and you just have nothing. There's no like investments in your in your community. There's nothing around. There's. Nothing to do like I have tremendous sympathy for that kid. That fucking sucks. That kid is fucked from day one. If you're a middle class, black kid who grows up in a nice neighborhood with two parents Crimea fucking river. I just don't have enough time to be like, oh, but he also people look at him a different way or something like that. It's like, I, I don't know Crimea fucking. There's just so many people with real problems that the idea that you suffer this everyday racism and this by the way is the stuff that the left gets obsessed with. It's like, oh, somebody a black kid here in our league university was micro aggress against yesterday. It's like just get over that bullshit. Just get over it get on with your fucking life. We've all got problems. Like, I don't know. I mean, yeah, I'm sure there's instances of people being deck, stop being a deck, but let's not act like this is a fuck and pedantic. Truthfully speaking. If you are one of what happens with all these affirmative action programs is that they end up opening all the doors for the fucking middle, upper middle class, upper class, black kid to be able to walk through. They make his life easier. This one of the big problems with. Affirmative action is that it doesn't actually do anything to help that kid who's fucked over in Camden. Mike, that kid, they're not fucking hiring that kid. If he's he's a fucking criminal. By the time he's fucking fifteen years old doesn't know how to read. Didn't have parents. No one's fucking hiring him. Who they are hiring is fucking middle-class black. Like it's like affirmative action created a system where if you're a black PHD you can go teach at any college that you want to. But we didn't really need a program to help black people with PHD's. We needed a program to help black people who are born into these shithole neighborhoods. So you know, it just doesn't really didn't end up helping them and it has a lot of adverse consequences..
"oval office" Discussed on Part of the Problem
"It's like the black people are ad varies year to year, but they commit something like fifty percent of the homicides in America and something like what percentage the office, thirteen percent of the population. But wait, it gets way worse than that. So you you look at that on its face and you go, well, thirteen. Of the population commits about fifty percent of homicides. That's really bad, right? But then you realize it's really not black women, black women aren't really killing a lot of people in large numbers. So take that thirteen percent and cut it in half make it six point, five percent, then you realize it's not really black sixty year olds. It's not really black, six year olds. It's really, you know, black people between say fifteen and thirty five. When you get down to it, you get down to like three percent of the population committing about fifty percent of the murders. Now, again, it's not even then you can cut it down because it's not like every black person fifteen to thirty five is killing somebody. It's a very small percentage, eight, almost everyone is going to college. That's right. All the people used to it. It's like one block committing half the fucking murders in America. This huge can prompt and look. We all know this. We all know this. There's it's like how many, if you go into like a terrible neighborhood with really high. Crime, a neighborhood that you'd be scared to walk the streets at night. See, usually not a white neighborhood. It's usually I get. I'm not saying this like you can take this out of context or whatever. And the the left wing response to saying what I just said is racist, but it's like, what are we not gonna talk about this? Are we not going to address this fucking problem? By the way, I'm not saying it's fucking occas. Black people are animals or they're stupid, or they're evil. I'm saying they've been fucked over by the state for hundreds of years, hundreds of years. And these two specific policies, the fucking welfare state and the war on drugs are the ones that are really fucking them over right now. Like continue to them over right now. And I said before, like there's a one, two punch. But really, there's like this third punch to, and the third punch is this kind of. Cultural appeal of the left of being like, hey, you know, while you're here because of racism because of fucking racism. And that's why you're focusing here. 'cause racism, this, this, like vague kind of ghost. It's not specific is just this cloud that kind of hangs over everything. White people are evil. They fucking hate you. That's why you're talking life isn't as good as theirs. It's racism and come with us will fight the evil racist Republicans. That's kind of the Democrats call. And this has been true for a long time. It's like there's like, that's their one two punch..
"oval office" Discussed on Part of the Problem
"They're kind of like a, I don't know a conservative group of people who talked on college campuses and do a lot of that stuff. That guy, Charlie Kirk is the head of it very anti social Justice. Warrior anti-socialist kind of guy probably to. Say to boringly right for me, are you, you know, probably a very, like support the wars support, the cops kind of guy, but get the drug users in jail? Yeah, probably a lot of probably a lot of that type of stuff, but I really don't know. But I think he he uses the word libertarian. I'm not sure how you know how hard core we would consider him to be. But anyways, in that group and so- Konya west when and met with Donald Trump in the Oval Office and had this bizarre media spectacle. Firstly, they treated it like they just signed a treaty to end World War three. Well, it's just look. I mean, the amount of coverage that a pop singer meeting with the president was getting is just absurd. The whole thing's look on every level. It's absurd to see. It's just like we're living in Owen. Benjamin said, we're living in upside down world. Forget forget what's going on in. Sorry, pain. The. Massive saw stock market, killing journalists, and here we have Blang is praising Oval Office Konya, west and Donald Trump sitting down with all these photographers and reporters around as it's just like, what fucking world are we living in? This is all insane, but I gotta say upon first glance, I think it's easy to kind of miss this moment for what it was. And I do think this was kind of an interesting moment. It was a big cultural moment and one of the things that I've had to kind of grapple with over the last couple years, and I think all libertarians have have to grapple with is the fact that the culture is actually where these fights take place. The culture is actually what affects most people, and this is the look. Whether you want it to be this way or not people voting for Donald Trump or Hillary Clinton were not for the most part, sitting there in voting because they had competing economic views about what would more effectively stimulate the economy. That's not what it was about. It's about cultural shit. It's about like Donald Trump says, we're awesome in. We're gonna win again and Hillary Clinton says, we suck and were deplorable, and for all the black people who vote for Democrats, it's not. You know what I mean? That's what it's about. It's more about like, who do we feel like has our back verse who's against us? It's like these kind of cultural fights, and this is what actually motivates people. And so whereas the libertarian perspective inherently is just like, well, I don't care. It's just like, well, nobody should initiate force. The states shouldn't legislate these things and kind of do whatever you want to. It's like, well, that probably isn't gonna work. You have to kind of roll up your sleeves and. Get into what's actually going on here and what most people care about. And as silly as it all is, this was a moment that a lot of people really cared about, and you can see that in the reaction in the mainstream media. The the meeting in the Oval Office at self was, I don't know. I don't know how to describe it other than a spectacle it was all over the place as Konya was ranting and raving. He he went on for about ten full minutes of just ranting from everything from you know, everything shy aliens and Scientology. I mean, it wasn't even that far off their their no thirteenth floors. You've got only floors parallel universes, and there's, you know, all this other different shit. And yeah, show off woke at shit. Yeah. Well, it certainly seemed a little bit unhinged and a little bit, you know, like Connie always has this thing that kinda turns me off the just the like unbridled narcissism, always talking about how brilliant he is and how great he is. And you know, whatever. So he goes off for about ten minutes. Then reporters questions for, I think another twenty minutes. It was a long thing. We're not gonna play that video here because it's. Just the audio itself..
"oval office" Discussed on Trumpcast
"What's interesting there are some very real parallel f this time but so we should i think we've talked about both i mean for me the parallel is that in both cases you have a campaign season breakin one was physical and one was virtual to the same downplays to the democratic national committee right so both times its opposition research you know gone wild gone illegal gone rogue although that implies the candidate didn't know which which we have an established in both cases it was actually vented quite a bit during the fall campaign and the alarm was sounded but there is no smoking gun there's no tying it to nixon or to trump and then in both cases too sir as soon as the new uh congress convened there was already warning signs in the senate investigation and so on yes in in you immediately start with this breakin and the question is how far to sit go towards the candidate or the president and ranked case of watergate i was looking back at some of the history recently i made it striking the way in which the senior officials at the white house immediately said oh this has nothing to do with us we don't know who these people are it turns out we do know who they are but it was if with this was a rogue operation as you say and weekbyweek it gets closer and closer to the oval office as these links are established it seems were embarked on a very similar con of process here where this crime you can call it a crime was committed break in an initial response from trump campaign people is got nothing to do with us no connection to us they'd we weren't did not even accept that it russians had anything to do with it and weekbyweek are getting more and more connections to that campaign right so there is the real parallel and of course were still in the middle of it may be even in the early stages of it.
"oval office" Discussed on Trumpcast
"Or perhaps it's not so uncharted after all i recently read all the president's men bob woodward and carl bernstein story of reporting the watergate scandal i also re watch the movie which is pretty damn good the basic scenario of white house scandal from forty five years ago felt pretty familiar you start with a crime in nineteen 72 with the break into the democratic national committee in two thousand sixteen he was a cyber break into the democratic national committee the president and his aides path their efforts to undermine democracy off as some kind of rogue operation having nothing to do with them meanwhile their effort to obstruct justice is underway paying off people who could testify against top officials promising pardons and in both cases firing prosecutors to try to end the investigation weekbyweek day by day the league continue as the scandal moved closer to the oval office congressional investigations operate in parallel with a special prosecutor developing criminal charges the momentum builds until finally impeachment but how much is watergate really a guide to russia gate i'll be back to ask the historian and nixon argh refer david greenberg but first sarah huckabee sanders did an excellent job minimizing the campaign role of george pompidou capitalists at a press conference on monday it's almost like she was practicing trump captive gained access to the private recordings of white house lawyers working with anders to craft their response in case any other trump associates find themselves than muller's crosshairs take a lesson.