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Retire to Palm Beach County Florida
"Hello and to Mughal improve I'm Debbie Miller host and I wanted to talk today. Continue my discussion on Florida, but I'm going at it from a different angle of done many podcasts, covering various parts of the country that are popular for retirement with baby boomers like Maas Vegas new, Mexico Arizona North and South Carolina Virginia and I've talked about areas on the both side of Florida today I to talk about places on the Atlantic coast side of Florida that you may want to explore. Explore and if you want to review the Gulf side, you can listen to the podcast. They did on April Twelfth, Florida, good bad, and the ugly, which kind of talks about the whole state, or you can listen to the my may eleventh podcast on moving to Tampa, or may twenty cysts on moving to Sarasota, so you'll be immersed in Florida, and you'll either love it or hate it You may want to continue to just visit, but let's talk about the Atlantic coast today. It's something interesting to send me an email and I'll put you in touch with someone in that location who can help you move or improve with Debbie at g mail, dot, com, or you can visit my website at www dot boomer housing options dot com. I'm talking mostly about active adult communities in this podcast, but there's other options to consider as well of disgust. Master planned communities versus active adult communities in previous podcast in we've talked about. Whether. You should rent or buy, so there's a lot to think about. But obviously because it's Florida. There'll be a myriad of options for you to consider. Your Tyne before you visit any of them. Make a list of what you do and don't want in a community. Many of them offer the same amenities, but to talk to the residents to see what they like and don't like our wish. They had known before they moved in. Thanks to consider are what are the amenities. It's important that the community select has the things that you wanNA. Do them have amenities that others don't. Say Ball or aerobics studio multiple pools Botchy Ball. Check them out when shopping and if you're if you don't play golf and don't buy into a community where golf is the big thing, you can always get into a community where there off courses outside the gates and that way you're not paying for. The maintenance can get expensive. And, then the size of communities can range in size from about a hundred homes to over seventeen hundred homes, depending on how big you want. Some people prefer smaller communities at prefer large someone just a mid size. Personal feeling is that it's kind of easier to fit into a medium sized community than a very large one. Amenities vary and are in direct proportion to the size of the community. Everything you want to check is the reserves. How healthy is the reserve fund if they run out of money? Who has to pay the bills you do for residents. And the people are going to be important, each community has its own flavor. Some communities are more active and more friendly, more welcoming when visiting a community, you want to talk to some of the people in the community, so you can form your own opinion. Is over seventy active adults communities in Palm Beach County alone, so we better get started. From Beach County is the largest county by land mass in the State of Florida and it includes more than just swanky, calm beach to the north or Boca Raton known as Boca to the south or almost forty cities and towns in Palm Beach County. So kropulation is about a million and a half people. There is an international airport plenty of great restaurants. Lots of shopping cultural activities to keep you busy. Palm, beach, and Boca date back to the nineteen twenties thirties when the wealthy less cold winters of North Bask in the sun trying to Florida. It was really developed by Henry Flagler. Who Developed Standard Oil was John Rockefeller. Flagler took his wife's to Florida for her health and immediately recognized the potential of the area, the lack hotels solid rail system the he was really the brainchild behind the development of Florida which attracted tourists and the wealthy up north. Yes they're celebrities living in the palm beaches as they are collectively called. Ariana Grande days pop singer in Boca hadn't James The actor Listen Delray Beach Bill Gates You know him some Microsoft Wellington. Florida and I'm Sandler. The actor comedian lives in Highland Beach Florida Michael Jordan of former Chicago. Bulls Star Arisen Jupiter Florida. And Radio, personality Howard, Stern, lives in Palm Beach. Now, there's twenty hospitals in Palm. Beach County and many more in neighboring Broward and Miami Dade counties, and there's no state income tax in Florida doesn't tax your pension or thirty or income from an IRA. Inheritance tax and lower property taxes than those in the high call states of New England. So here's two towns to consider starting from the north and working our way down to Boca. I at the very north part of the county is Jupiter. It's a small town beechy bribe, and it has the Luxa Hatschi Rick River for your kayaking or canoeing. And while you're paddling, you'll pass Cyprus trees, and you can search the birds and alligators and turtles and toes in the sand at the Jonathan Dickinson State Park. Your visit, the Red Light House with the staircase, leading to beautiful beach views. And you can buy a ticket for a Broadway style show at the moment, stupider theater. You can buy high end or medium price property. It's convenient to the intercoastal waterway. Two Miles up the road from Jupiter is the small village of Esta, the native Americans who lived there many years ago with its test at Indians. It is a popular retirement area and it also has an off leash dog. Beach Popular Places River Walk. Point, which is rental community, which has fifty five plus crowd, and one to three bedroom options and I was like to tell you rent before you buy because you're just exploring, but there's fully equipped kitchens, their and master bedroom retreat, walking clauses Washer Dryer Patio balcony with free outdoor parking. You know you WANNA. Try Place out before you spend a lot of money, so we're walk. Point is a good place to start. Then you move to West Palm Beach one of the best opportunities for an urban lifestyle in the county. There's lots of new condos downtown which provides city, living and walkability store neighborhoods, dating to the Twenties and Thirties. There's also a century village retirement condo community for people over fifty five, and that's a very affordable option. You'll enjoy shopping from the vendors West Palm Beach greenmarket on Saturdays from October through April and you WANNA. visit the always happens city place. It's an outdoor mall with restaurants shops in downtown wedding. The climate is three historic commercial district is a U. S historic district located in west, Palm, beach. Is Runs along the five hundred block of Columbus Street contains twelve historic buildings. And, then we go to Palm Beach Palm Beach is separated from the mainland by the Lake Worth Lagoon, and it's known for its glitzy estates. Gorgeous Beaches Long Sandy, Crombie Beach Municipal Beach, and Worth Avenue is aligned with upscale boutiques and galleries and restaurants. Art Antique furnishings or displayed at the Henry Morrison flagler museum inside the hotel and rail railroad tycoon sued Gilded Age Mansion. It's incredible. Often referred to as millionaires road and the South Ocean Boulevard area is a fun place to count bentleys and Rolls Royces. Onto the over rich, you'll see manicured blonde. Stretching out to the sparkling water took always pools and a variety of architectural styles, the palm. Beach, Zoo and Conservation Society is a nonprofit Zoological Organization located, at Dreher Park in West Palm Beach Zoom has more than five hundred fifty animals. Many of them are in Beijing, and it's a twenty three. Acre lush tropical habitat for those animals around each zoo and conservation society is a member of the Association of Zoos and aquariums and the World Association of Zoos and aquariums. Let's head on down now to Wellington and that's about thirty miles inland from West Palm Beach so. Discover, the city of about sixty five thousand residents money magazine named it a best retirement city for golfers, because it's two hundred twenty golf courses within thirty miles of this place, the Wellington National Golf Club and the wicketless golf and country club the most notable. Since. The town wasn't chartered until nineteen ninety-five. A lot of housing is newer. In planned communities are everywhere. Love Wellington because it's home to an internationally recognized equestrian community with a social scene to match. It offers endless opportunities to play by day and ride off into the sunset tonight. Each January through April Wellington's equestrian season leaps into action. The Winter Equestrian Festival welcomes the world's top riders. Twelve weeks of competition during Palm Beach International Polo season. You can't swing now without hitting a daily event, a field side, grunge or champagne soaked party. Capping it all off is the International Gay Polo Tournament with non stop excitement happening on and off the field. You. Can days sadness hats at a match or a little retail therapy and the mall at Wellington Gre-. says. He's had enough horseplay. You'll find a variety of beaches near Wellington. Like nearby lake worth municipal beach with its popular fishing pier and the Palm Beach Municipal Beach, a public beach only steps from shopping Mecca of worst revenue. You could easily spend in higher day at the Wellington environmental preserve. and has nature trails on the six story Observation Tower, and of course question trail. Designated learning area, and it reveals insights into the surrounding environment. More outdoor adventure awaits at Peaceful Water Sanctuary and Scott's place playground. And the communities of Wayne of a air, awful rentals that because of the price of the community prices will be higher. They're not only for rentals for purchases as well, but it's well worth visit. Let's get back in and further down to Brighton Beach. Experience Old Florida charm in Boynton beach in cozy restaurants and boutiques wine, walkable ocean avenue, and canopy covered walkways lead to warm sea breezes in a wide stretch of Sandhill. Perk. We don't want to miss the giant sea turtle sculpture and life. Size Chess Board near the concession stand. Each October Ocean Avenue transforms for the haunted best and mermaids flash. Speaking of drought buccaneers there may be a few hanging around the city Harbor Marina. And the scenic dockside restaurant serve up frosty trackable dacians outside downtown. More retail therapy awaits along the Congress. Corridor, and Renaissance Cohen's while the taproom at Deuce out brewing company opens for tours and tastings of locally. Made Craft Brews. We ready to again out of the water, well beaches like oceanfront park or some of the prettiest in the area with access to coral and artificial reefs. JC Park Hubs, intercoastal waterway, easy access for canoes and kayaks paddle boards. Keep an eye out for the chance to spot manatees and they because they said quote, the mango areas their. Housing is affordable here mid one fifty range and higher, and there's many communities to look at too. Now Boca largest, city in the county has about one hundred thousand people within the city limits and anymore residences with Boca dresses who live outside the city on this one of the wealthiest areas in Florida wasn't upscale, live and family friendly with lots of retirees, but Lots of yachts and limos will. The Boca Raton, Museum of art and concerts at Ms Ner Park amphitheater will provide a lot of activities and you WANNA. Be Sure to visit the town center there, too. It's an upscale regional shopping center and the largest enclosed conventional shopping mall in Palm. Beach County. And other thing to remember is you can take classes or attend a lecture at the ocean lifelong. Learning Institutes for the Florida. Atlantic University there. Many of the older homes in Boca, or in the Mediterranean revival, Spanish style of architecture, and there are several affordable, fifty five plus communities. One of the largest is century village that you want to investigate. The master planned communities if you want a multi generational community rather than an active adult community. Read, Race Park has the Gumbo Limbo Environmental Complex. And you don't have to D-. Do the limbo to get in. It's an environmental education center. It was founded in Nineteen eighty-four Gumbo Limbo is a cooperative project of the city of Boca. Greater bulk a beach and Park district board, Atlanta University and friends of Gumbo Limbo. In addition to the seat tanks in the Butterfly Garden in the boardwalk trail through the hammocks, complete with an observation tower number limbo has a research facility run by Florida Atlantic University students can study coral reefs and sea, turtles, sharks, and sea, grass and other marine related subjects. We're finished with that and where next stop is going to be? Delray Beach Delray beach is a small city of about seventy thousand. It's about nine miles north of Volka. The Pineapple Grove Arts distinct is dotted public art galleries nearby Cornell Art Museum displays contemporary work. The lakeside more, Comey, museum and Japanese. Gardens offered tea ceremonies. Calligraphy workshops in serene outdoor spaces. It's absolutely beautiful. We'll CODA hatching wetlands park, featuring a raised boardwalk view of birds and turtles and alligators. They'll ray beach was once named the most funds small town in the USA by USA Today. It's easy to see why it's nestled between Horton, beach and Boca del Ray beach is famous for its lively main street, inviting boots weather for riding arts scene, an interesting culture that stretches back centuries, and you want to be sure to visit the more calm museum and the Japanese Gardens. It's the center for Japanese art and cultural. It's West del. Of the campus has two museum buildings and a bonsai garden and library gift shop Japanese restaurant called L. Cornell Cafe and that's been teacher'd on food network rotating exhibits are displayed in both buildings and demonstrations, including tea ceremonies in classes are the main building. Traditional Japanese festivals are celebrated several times a year. And a park and museum renamed after George More Economy. And they give up their pan. Who donated his farm to Palm Beach County to be used as a park? And it's a hundred and eighty eight acres, so it's thirty large, and it's just beautiful. There's things to do those everglades and Francis Taylor Wildlife's mortgage payment area. you can ride the everglades. You can go online. Country Safari is look Abell since you can tour. The Henry Morrison flagler museum in the more Comey Museum Japanese Gardens. And really very a habit or a quick ride through some of the best places to retire on the Atlantic coast. And be sure to check out my podcast on living in Florida as I said before. Florida, the good, bad and the ugly. was in. April. Twelfth to the exact, and then retired to Sarasota, was may twenty fifth, and if you like Tampa big city living go with may eleventh. Listen to that and you'll get a lot of information about retiring to Tampa. And of course I'm not finished with Florida out continuing another podcast, but for right now just wanted to cover Palm Beach County and I thank you for joining me today. Now a lot of people listening don't want to move to Florida. That's just not in their. Scheme of things, but you know if you listen to my podcast, I've talked about heiress Zona, and Las Vegas. There's a lot of places to consider. One of the biggest problems that people have is. Obviously making the decision, and they can make the decision by visiting these places, but make a list before you go of what you're looking for and what your budget is. You cluttering is a biggie because most of my clients have been in their houses for. Twenty thirty forty fifty years, and just getting rid of the stuff, just overwhelming I did do a Dash in March one decluttering, and what a freeing ceiling. It is to get rid of your stuff. And I think you should listen to that because that's really the first step. Obviously you can be making a list of what you should be looking for in a community. Do you want the active adults or the master plan? Community and I've done a podcast on master communities versus active adult better for you master plan. Communities allow for a variety of. And active adults is limited to fifty five, and over I've had people move to the fifty five, plus because they really don't WanNa be around kids and I've had people move to master planned communities? Because they worked to be around variety of groups and more activities, going on master planned. Communities contend to be somewhat larger and tune in the keep posted on the other communities I'm going to be doing in Florida plus. Other. Communities around the country Lakewood ranch other ones Sun City. Those kinds of places and there's so many on the boards so to speak, which means that they're in development. So you WANNA make sure. That you start to declutter process and it's going to be overwhelming if you have a lot of collections of things I've worked with people who has had to deal with what I do myself. Are you going to really pay a mover to move it across the country for you? it's it's a hard thing to decide and a Lotta Times. Your children don't want your stuff. And they don't want their twelve sets of that. You have and you don't want it, but you don't want to get rid of it. You're attached to it. There's ways to figure those added. I've done podcasts on those Check them out because they didn't have a lot of information on how to where the things that you don't want your children the war. And the older I've gotten I've been doing a lot of downsizing and decluttering, in I really like the freedom of not having a lot of stuff to take care of. It's less expensive I don't have to you, know breast, it and. Keep it! Dashed away some place. You know just. It let somebody else use it. It's using toyed it and especially if they're a box for five years in storage space. Nobody's doing that. Sit just get rid of it then you'll feel a whole lot better and there's GonNa, be stuff that you do want. Keep obviously you know photos and memorabilia from trips. You've taken, but you don't have to take everything with you because it's going to cost a lot to move. So be thinking about. Getting rid of stuff and don't wait until the last minute I. Always Tell People. If you wait and say Oh, we'll do that some day well Sunday. She'd be today You're going to have to deal with this wire story too I. Mean What if you fall down the steps, tomorrow or next week or next month and you have to deal with recuperating in a nursing home. You have to deal with this now. Make the decisions today. Because you WANNA be able to enjoy a new life in the act of the built community. You WanNa enjoy nights in Florida North Carolina Texas wherever you decide to go. And I'm going to be talking more about various places that to retire to with other people who live there. So that they Can share with you what it's like to live in that area, and then you can go visit. So if you have questions, you can contact me at moves or improves with Debbie had g mail, or you can come up on my website. WWW boomer, hosing options that come. And check out what's there and let me know what? Thanks for joining me.
Florida's Complete Phase 1 Reopening Happens As COVID-19 Cases Rise
"Restaurants and retail stores can reopen today in Florida's largest counties Miami Dade County and Broward County. Those two counties waited longer than the rest of Florida but now they move ahead allowing non essential businesses to operate. Npr's Greg Allen can do a little bit of shopping if he feels like in Miami Either Greg I steve. How're you doing? Okay what's open? What's not well know in Florida here two weeks ago. The governor allowed non-essential businesses statewide reopen. But as you say Miami Dade in Broward County's waited a little longer while they worked on detailed guidelines in Miami Dade the guidelines are one hundred and seventy five pages of information that tell businesses what they can and where they can't do. The businesses re opening day include things like restaurants retail stores malls and personal services. Things like barbershops beauty salons I believe. Tattoo Parlors also will be open today. Okay gyms remained closed for now in Miami Dade and Broward County. Although the governor said they can't open elsewhere in the state also nightclubs movie theaters and hotels will be closed and beaches will be shut down for for the time being here in Miami Dade and Broward counties elsewhere in Florida. The rules are little looser. In most other counties gyms beaches will be open again and in Orlando Disney is beginning to reopen. Its shopping district there. Disney springs today. no word though and when the. Shah theme parks sells might consider reopening. Okay so yes to shopping yesterday. Tattoos to a day at the beach Little Bit of change here but the state at the same time has been seeing an increase in cases. How does that match up with the idea of reopening rights? Really still not really exactly clear. What's going on Florida's a very big state with many rural counties where there are still fewer few cases at all but over the last several days. There's been an increase in cases in several metropolitan areas in Florida Central Florida and South Florida. The in Orlando for example for example. There's generally not been a lot of cases there but about a week. After the county opened nonessential businesses. The number of infections there has climbed back to where it was a month ago. And just you're talking about a few dozen a day but still that's concerning we've seen a rise of cases in some counties even before they opened up again and that was that was the case in Palm Beach County over the weekend we saw. Yahu News reported that the Department of Homeland Security Identified Palm Beach County as a hot spot for one nineteen with a seventy one percent increase in new cases compared with the previous week and the numbers are are higher than what the states reporting. But it's clear the case Syrup and it began before the county there reopened on May Eleventh. Okay so maybe the reopening is not the cause of the increase but is the increased causing people to rethink the reopening right. What all along that officials have said they're going to watch the cases very closely and I think they think they can isolate them through contact tracing and testing you know at this point but they say they will react as necessary. State local officials say the decision. To begin reopening is data driven and cases had been trending downward until this recent upswing. And we're not seeing every part of the state. Mostly you're seeing in places like Miami Palm Beach County Jacksonville. Few other areas officials say that they've increased testing. That's one reason for the new cases but the confident hospitals have plenty of capacity. You know the beds and ventilators available to handle any new cases as the state reopens. Here's the mayor of miami-dade County Carlos Jimenez but if we follow the rules that are established that are laid out in this plan. Then we shouldn't see a spike or any increases in infection because following these rules will keep us saying and the rules. You're in all the ones that requires social distancing and employees and customers and all these businesses will all be wearing masks. Okay Greg thanks very much. You're welcome that's NPR's Greg Allen in Miami.
AP One Minute Headlines Nov 12 2018 11:00 (EST)
"Mark cubes giving a beach close enough. So that space between you and me. The way all dance and sway into the music girl. They body and how you move and every time you cross my girl. Losey Alexa, play the country heat playlist. Okay. With Amazon music of voices. All you need get tens of millions of songs. Download the Amazon music app today. I'll fire danger. I'm Ed Donahue with an AP news minute. The wildfire in northern California that wiped out the town of paradise grew in size overnight twenty nine people have died in paradise this governor Jerry Brown, close this fire and the town of paradise certainly had a lot of preparation, but we're doing with excess tinsel conditions. Some of the thousands of people forced from several communities by huge, southern California. Wildfire are being allowed to return to their homes all sixty seven counties in Florida face a Thursday deadline to complete recounts. The votes are being recounted for governor and Senate half begun last weekend made early drama focused on Broward and Palm Beach county home to the concentration of democratic voters democratic candidate for governor Andrew gillum says the work should be simple for the vote that had been cast. They ought to be county. Every single one of the recount is unprecedented. Even in a state, notorious for razor thin margins. I'm Ed Donahue. Entertainment designed just for you, then checkout. Customizable, streaming TV from expanding it makes your life simple easy. Awesome. Expended? He gives you, customizable, streaming TV options. Enjoy the most free shows anywhere on any device and even access your streaming apps right on your TV with x one. Go to CNN dot com. Call one eight hundred Finnity or visit a store today. To learn more restrictions apply.
AP One Minute Headlines Nov 14 2018 08:00 (EST)
"Have you heard metro by t mobile now includes Amazon prime? Yes, enjoy the best of shopping and entertainment movies TV shows using free shipping and much more all included for just forty dollars per line for three lines all on the T mobile network. Discover the smarter way metro by t mobile that's genius one offer per account offer subject to change twelve ninety nine per month. Value offer valid for new Amazon prime members your customers may notice reduce speeds versus some t mobile customers video at forty p capable device required. See store for details and terms and conditions. I'm Rita Foley with an AP news minute, it appears there may be more than two hundred people still missing in the northern California wildfire. Forty eight people are known dead. The anon- veteran. Howard Taylor got out alive. But his hometown s- pretty much gone. All the stuff that we had grown up with for years in our landmark restaurants. God is totally. Day there. The whole town bridge loses wiped off map to look at it that way, Linda Rawlings had to run to. But her home burned down before you always have hope you don't want to give up. The now we now now it's time. A new problem for Florida's vote Palm Beach county's tallying machines of overheated causing mismatched results with recount of early voting ballots now workers are redoing that part of the recount while lawyers are going back to court today in the Florida election recount drama. I'm Rita Foley. Huge giving VJ not close enough. So that's based between you and me. The way all dance and sway into the news girl, then buddy. Hey, you move. And every time you cross my girl. Alexa, play the country heat playlist. Okay. With Amazon music avoid all you need get tens of millions of songs. Download the Amazon music app today.
"Welcome to Columbine week on bell. Will Jackie Diana. Jack downward, Diana Rossini's revolt chant Ryan Clark of all time favorite Bengals. Andrew Hawkins wall. Sobe with this here shorter. Let's get straight into the biggest story of the day. You know, by now patriots owner Robert Kraft is continuing to fight or he will fight to counts of soliciting. Another to commit prostitution police said there is video of craft inside a Palm Beach county massage parlor, a spokesperson for Kraft said they categorically denied that Mr. craft engaged in any legal activity, this of course, a story continued on wine for months to come. So with that we will go straight to Florida now where Michelle Steele is live in Jupiter, Michelle. What's the latest with this story right now? Yeah. Well, you know, what Jack it appears that a formal arrest warrant for patriots owner Robert Kraft is really at hand here. The state attorney for Palm Beach county has just called for a press conference at the top of the hour at two o'clock, so assuming that arrest warrant has been signed off on by judge craft or is it turns will be served with that warrant later today. Now a bit of a complicating factor your that. I should mention craft is the only one of the twenty five men that were charged by the Jupiter. Police department twice not once for soliciting prostitution because of that. It's the state attorney that needs to formally decide whether to charge him with both of those counts or to consolidate into one if it's both I should say here that they second misdemeanor can be treated Jack as a third degree felony. That's according to criminal defense lawyers. I'm speaking with. So Michelle what what's next now? In terms of the time line moving forward. Yeah. That's the big question is what happens to Robert Kraft. Well, I'm told that he is actually required to be here in person to be booked into be processed. I suspect that his attorneys are actually speaking with prosecutors to negotiate some kind of self surrender. But in Florida for this kind of misdemeanor you actually don't need to appear in court for an arraignment. So I'm assuming that his attorneys at that point what kind of take the wheel and file either a guilty or not guilty plea. And as far as evidence is concerned, the prosecution will be sharing whatever say receipts, they have from the massage parlor or even video evidence. They do say that they do have video evidence of craft both entering and receiving those services. So great stuff that you very much back to you later on in the show, the NFL released this statement today, our personal conduct policy of plies equally to everyone in the NFL. We will handle this. Allegation in the same way. We would handle any issue under the policy, we are seeking a full understanding of the facts while ensuring that we do not interfere with an ongoing law enforcement investigation. We will take appropriate action as it is warranted. Based on the facts. Let's get Diana rossinian right now. What are you hearing about? How this news was received around the league. Let's go back to Friday where it was the biggest story in the country. It was leading every single newscast. And the word Shaq was probably the most common word from talking to coaches in GM's, and even an or and that was Friday and I checked back in with a few yesterday afternoon, and it seemed to temper down quite a bit. But this one owner I spoke to he said look this is strike three for the patriots. Right. We got deflate gate. We got spy gate. We'll I'm sure we'll come up with an appropriate word for what this will be. But in terms of how Robert Kraft is looked at he believed that this would be the biggest blemish of all three of those. And I said, you know, it's not even football related though. He said. Understand this. But in terms of how this looks for the patriots organization Robert Kraft is a shoo-in hall of Famer he will be in the all of fame, but in terms of the process of getting there, this is now going to be a blemish next to his name going forward if he is found guilty. And that's also another message that was sent to me. It was like let you see. And wait and get more information. I didn't one coach in the division point out. He said, let's not forget that Robert Kraft has also given back to a lot of charity and one of those charities was you and trafficking in the city of Boston hundred thousand dollars he gave last year. So we all do need to sit and wait and find out more of the facts here as this investigation continues, Jack, we will throughout throughout the show will give you everything that we go from one front page story now to another that's been blockbuster news throughout Mr. Antonio Brown. Matic saga and football is taking place right now. Pissed all we lose. But obviously, I don't wanna trae now still grateful to throw my uniform. I throw it to the place. I've thought he was going to be able to make the play. AB AB house to come flat. The bottom line is that we'll plan significant game. He didn't do a good enough job of communicating Brown. Officially requests a train used the term owners mentality. When describing Ben. Who professional mobile world a phone? All right. So there you go you see a be back at the desk. Now, we have Ryan Clark and Hawkins doing this as well. As we go Steelers have laid out these loose Brandner's AB in a trade partner in its simplest form. They like to exclude New England and any AFC north teams as well. Steelers GM coming over also left the door cracked open at least pray higher highest offer situation. So we'll see if that comes that sets us up for over reaction Monday with reads, it this time the Steelers should take the best offer. No matter the team will start with you hawk. What do you think? Absolutely. You have to get this capital. The Steelers are in a situation where they have to rebuild. They finished third last year in the division. That is not usual Steeler territory. They're not in the position to start sectioning off teams or offers that they could build their franchise back up and put them back with you need to be. This is an overreaction. He's like they got need the capital. And nobody worried about the capital they wasn't winning Tonio Brown shooting in Jim, right? When he was drafted into six row to the Pittsburgh. That's like me, and you may we super type and ULA. Hey, RC mega going shoot. You some money. Help you build your business. I built my business building my business, and then instead of coming to you to partner when I get this big conglomerate, I go to your opponent. I'd go through your enemy. You don't let him be that close. Because now you got to hear people talk about how Antonio Brown is killing it for the Cleveland loans. Oh, by the way, there I in a FC north they're hosting a playoff game. And you're still third in the division. You don't give anywhere close. When you've got to see him twice or see a once or he can keep you out of the big game. This will definitely be the first time ever. I am all in with Ryan Clark. I'm calling for reaction here. He will look at this way. I I'll send just send to the end. See you don't wanna see them twice a season. You don't want to hear about them. You know, when you think about a trade that worked out for the team that picked him up and that an owner and the GM now to hear about it Amari Cooper, think about the raiders now when they see that situation it worked in Dallas for him. You think it's like a cautionary tale. Steelers want to go through that you think what want to hear about how great it because they dealt into the Tina T wanted your power is AB. It feels the two things that you got mixing with business that you never do is emotion and pride either. He's good enough to your team either. You make him stay there as a member of the Pittsburgh Steelers you win otherwise, it's business remove emotion actually ashamed. If you go get the money. The reason about the reason go get the picks plays in your defense. No, miss it. Because this is what you're missing this is not a business decision. Right. A business decision would have been Antonio Brown. You can no longer play. We don't think you're good enough to get the con. Attract that we agreed to. So now, we're moving on that was Nick and Tony Romm became a person. They couldn't deal with then was the level of pettiness to his actions so in petty form which all here for Kevin. Colbert says well, you know, what we're gonna make sure you're not anywhere close to us. Would circus can come to town. If it was a situation like see mentioned Amari Cooper, they they didn't like Amari Cooper. Right. Jon Gruden didn't like the way he approached football. He didn't like the fact that its production had dropped from his first two years. So they were actually getting rid of a player that they thought getting a first rounder back was a win. They was just wrong in this situation with Antonio Brown. You know, he can play ball, Erin. So he's going to go somewhere else and play ball. There's three suitors are not in a position to be picky deal to whoever gives you the best deal because you're trading one of the best receivers of our generation away. Get what you can to know what you're saying guys back to go sit in the Tom Brady. I'm just saying. So there's somebody with such a great. There's a lot of there's a whole lot worse teams worse situations than a beacon land. And I know he was opposed to picture and San franchise all the stuff, which would be cool Silicon Valley base think too. But he could go away backwards with this two. How careful does he need to be through this process? It needs to be very careful when there's a reason why I like him with the San Francisco forty Niners. I was in New England with Garoppolo for like a Cup of coffee. We will go on practice. Put this crazy playbook in my face to learn a place. So I'm like nervous. I'm trying to learn them. I say Jimmy I'm going with the twos at the hey on this route. What should I do? He says just do it. And specifically tell me what I need to do to help you out. Listen, get open. I will throw the ball wherever you are. We went out there. That's exactly what he did. He's an off script quarterback. Antonio Brown is an offset split receiver. He needs a quarterback that is going to be able to play off of him. If he goes to a situation where it's all timing. If he goes to a situation where it straight system, he's going to get frustrated because he's not gonna put up the numbers that he did in Pittsburgh. And at this point is career he has to put up for real quickly Ryan because the way the kind of treated the Steelers process going very public with everything they more inclined to maybe trade him somewhere. You might not want to be. I mean, you would like to write. But when you already taken out four teams that you can't trade him to you can't be that level of petty owed, though, I would be here for it. So what you have to do is make sure you can get something back from even if you send them to the Green Bay Packers who have an extra first round pick. I know you would hate to see because he gonna go for sixteen hundred and fifteen dollars opposite. Devante Adams, and they are going to be amazing. But that's maybe. A place you can send him and get the picks that you want back when you look at Tonio Brown to other part about suitors and a Millette Diana go, though, the portable suitors Sudas is you're not only getting Antonio Brown on the football field, you're signing up for the entire Antonio Brown experience and that experience comes with a lot. So once you narrow your suitors down, and they know that their narrow now they have to make sure they feel he's a person that can fit on their team. And then they're locking, and that's exactly the point. We're trying to make here hawk as the teams. No. But here's where I think ABC, it'd be real careful. There's some guests for teams out there that I think are gonna be in the running like the Washington Redskins who have an owner who we know has a history of paying big money for big names a team that doesn't have a quarterback team who we're not even sure it was going to be the head coach in twenty twenty. There's a lot of confusion and a lot of question marks and dance night or likes a quick fix. And if you're an Tonio Brown Ryan Clark can speak to this. There's one place you do not want to go. And that is a Washington Redskins at this point where they are a team that hasn't won a playoff game. And all almost nineteen years. Why wouldn't you want to go to Washington? I stop it when she was lying. I mean when you look at this team just historically under Dan Snyder, they have been about the quick fix. They had have been about the name and it hasn't produced wins. And so if you're in Tonio Brown, you don't wanna go to a place that doesn't have a quarterback right there, unsure if they're going to get Alex Smith back, and now, you're dealing with an Tonio Brown who loves his target more importantly, he loves his production. And he's claiming he wants to win a non winning low reception. Antonio Brown is not a guy you want to deal with. But it's also not a guy he wishes to be which can be difficult. Bottom line. He's still been able to play on the field to six straight seasons. At least one hundred catches for AB. That is the long K sent them to you homeboy included fell. It is super collar doubled down his commitments in the NFL recess and ESPN Jake trout or quote for me. It was something I've known for a while Murray will a tame this week's combine although to still unclear Phil Roe work noting. You'll be the first quarterback under six feet taking in the first round in the common draft era. If in fact, it is where he goes hard to imagine this point that he would not. So let's get the overreaction Monday at reads this Murray needs to throw at the combine needs to throw Diana. What do you say that is an overreaction? He does not need to throw to prove anything we've seen tons of quarterbacks. Go to the combine participate. Not throw. There are so much work done on these quarterbacks. There are visits to their home. There's dinners there's private workouts. Specifically on a quarterback. We do not need to see collar Murray out there throwing at the comma. And there are many out there that he needs to go out there to throw to show that he loves football that he really wants to play the game. He wants to play the your executive voice out of the way. Well, that's right. So scratching head. AM boys through John Elway. Hangar tensions. Here's what I think. He doesn't do. I do think he needs to show up in these meetings and impress these GM's and owners because Lee, you know, they're gonna ask them tons of questions. You really wanna play baseball. Do you really wanna play football? I think that's going to be the most important part of the process. Also, the scale lot of questions about how much he weighs a lot of comparisons. To Russell Wilson. He weighs about two hundred fifteen pounds. Russell Wilson calamari ways to three to six some reports. Say I'm curious to see. The and cars fall because of this. This is an overreaction for me. And I think we're kind of getting away. We're starting to try to like dissect this guy how much does he way we all know, he's not very to-. That's what is gonna show at some point. He's not as tall as everyone else. But I don't believe that he needs to throat Sam Donald through last year at USC. He didn't do it. The combat of the last thirteen guys that have gone I wrong, though, he is the only and the questions column Murray needs to answer. I don't necessarily think he needs to impress the executives, and the coaches really speaks to he needs to convince them they need to be convinced that he is all in on football winner lose that he is going to stay out there and guy on his shield as a quarterback in that out. What do you say? Did you love football? That's why I say, it's not an reaction. That's what he throws not because they need to assess. If he can't though he has a whole year of Heisman Trophy winning game tape the prove that but executives have not dealt with the player with this. Leverage before meeting that he could bail at any time. They have to make sure that he's a part he's committed to showing that he really wants to play. And you said it doesn't matter it does. Because if ball doesn't go the way he wants to he goes to a team that is not very good. They have to feel secure that he is not going to bail in the game. And then go to baseball by going to the combine throwing measuring running doing everything it's not proven that. He's not let let me let me tell you. Why it's not true. This is why it's not true because whether or not he gets on the field to throw could be a business decision. Right. Not necessarily that that doesn't show me the content of his heart. Right. That just says he had to write people informing them like hawk who is very intelligent. Who's extremely smartest as hey Cuyler. You know what you should throw? Because if you throw them, I make them think that you're all in to this process. So that's an easy decision to make events what you're trying to prove. But if he's all in if he believes he's going to stay. And he wants to go out there and put his best foot forward, and he's not prepared now because what he has other than leverage that no other quarterbacks had on. Or the player has had is this wasn't a guy who got to make the decision before the semi final game that he was leaving and going play football and went to train on that Monday. Right. He was still taking meetings doing these things. So he may not be prepared at this time to be the best. He can be infested case he shouldn't throw. But this isn't you gotta give them a little bit of what they want like for me if they me up and said, hey, hawk run, a shuttle our shuttle all day tomorrow. Because I know they're going to get it. See it and be impressed. He can throw. That's what makes them special. That's why a five nine quarterback is being considered in the first round. Because he does that innocently. But also throws and tie. Do doesn't mean he's all in as you're saying you're saying he has but. Kevin awfully Sammy much waffling show. The first off waffles are excellent. They are you ain't never looked at a waffle and said, you know, what? Because you're. I don't want. You know, you get syrup and butter and you go to tout you make him a first round draft, pick waffles incredible point, you guys made a lot of points right there. Ryan finished it off with the exclamation point. And there's no such thing as too much waffling never think, we can all agree houses. They were great place. It's a Russell Wilson's five eleven to sixteen. If he is in fact, bulked up the two of six everybody's saying we'll see how that changes perhaps teams opinion. So of Murray does alternately throw you'll be able to catch that one to three PM eastern. That'll be on ABC for our combine coverage will be live from the scouting. Combine that'll be as we start Wednesday and go through the end of the week within alive is well, you can have a special quarterback coverage all the workouts beginning Wednesday NFL live. It will be an indie. Let me tell you about Pete who loved hockey and always wanted to play in the NHL Pete glade since he was three and begged his mom to let him stay on the ice. Why some nights he even slept in? It's Hoppy skates. Pete practiced and practiced until one day when he was forty seven Pete realized he just wasn't that good. So he threw his skates in the trash. But then you heard how DIKO proud partner of the NHL good save money on car insurance. So he switched and saved a bunch. So it all worked out already. We are back. The Steelers have lain down parameters for an AB trade partner in its simplest form. Here's how it would look all AFC north teams would be excluded New England as well. Because frankly, they kind of run the AFC and Steelers GM Kevin Colbert also left the door cracked open for a highest offer situation. We know for sure whoever makes the offer expects business to be building. How's biz? Coming to score a touchdown. Another one he's not gonna stop swollen touchdown. You always got to grow. The battle of growth is never ended motivation slogan toward growing keeping business and whatever busy land. You'll Antonio Brown house business. Spy twenty being high-drama Rabia big deal that has been there cop more than two thirds of all office burdening semi touchdowns the second most by quarterback do since two thousand ten Brown. Never caught a touchdown from any other quarterback in his NFL really doesn't seem to worry about that one. But given the Steelers parameters we have removed the patriots all of the AFC north. But everybody else is still in play here. Time for a shot at business with AB something we call boom or bust will pull a team out you'll pull your team out of its AB Rocketship situation or a bust destination. So we'll start with your purse go here. Go. There we go. There we go. We got the figure this out leave it over there. Now, I know on the onset. It seems like Russell would be a good situation for aby. That is not the case. Here's what is the thing. The quarterback being too good. And that's what Russell Wilson. It spread the ball around. He means he understands audit of its Matic football, which means does not enough for him Tonio Brown in that often. So this is a bus. I only I was thinking I like Carol personality with an aging. There's just too many personalities. I Riley outlook and get one. The cardinals. This is booming. Josh rosen. Gee, that's what you always assume don't assume because here's what they're going to do. They're going to trade out of the first week. Right. Then you're gonna get multiple first row. Pigs. You see what I'm saying? So once they get multiple whether it be this year next year, they're going to trade back, and who they gonna get the beetle quarterback hope. Cuyler right. He's very he loves them. That's his guy. That's what guess what was throwing fame. Malls already. This all these kind of Murray eight this is the spot. Larry FitzGerald, you got Kurt. You gotta run back and Johnson that can play. And now you have Kylo berry and ABC. No, there's a lot of problems that needs to be fixed on this team. But that problem will be fixed on. Organizationally? They'll right. You're going to need a club. That is gonna be a handle all this off the drama, and it never rains out there. Always clean can line to that. Just makes people happy question can throw it all over the place aired out airy airy very delete there because you have Arezzo Anna taking calamari when everyone's saying that's not what they're doing. What they're doing AB. Clearly, the one. This ban of white of. New Orleans faith. Oh. This. So they pay Michael Thomas you're in a dome alive. I like it. I liked it. Here's why they've been looking for another receiver to help. Michael Thomas out. They haven't been able to figure it out your race still has another year or two I think shopping in is an absolute offense of genius can figure out a way not only to get a B the ball, but I can handle him. I think that he can do with the first analogy like that. Listen, there's something special about that New Orleans Saints team. There is no star. That is too big those guys all get along. Really? Well, and actually think that could be a good fit. I think I just. Where everybody already gets alone. Really? Well, basically walk in as an outsider. Right. You walk into a. They had come in there and all about day. Being said. A chance on this for two weeks here quickly. Michael, Michael Thomas, maybe the highest paid or even football in that case. Do you move on and go av? They don't have to cap space that we'll be. Got another one here the Buffalo Bills. That is a book. I don't think Antonio Brown with the buffalo. I don't. A hard pass heart. Stop here. Not even close not even consideration. There's so many things that need to be out in buffalo, adding Antonio Brown to that equation is a disaster waiting to happen is. There you go. We can tell you this about AB since entering the NFL two thousand ten eighty leads the NFL in receptions and receiving yards and trails only gronk and touchdown catches Teluk. All you want about the talk the do concern. Oh. Today, smooth night last night, the king of clean out. Here we go somebody out on that's his name Rami Malik holds the crowd the best actor so in honor of Hollywood biggest night of his time for NFL live awards. We know who won legal words. But now it's time to put it up to water cabin, ladies and gentlemen, your nominees for best actor up. I Mr. Tom Brady. Tom Brady is up for forty year old quarterback Brady his record-setting six Super Bowl ring. Earlier this month and became the first starting quarterback in his forties to win the Super Bowl in the process. Our next nominee drew Brees in the heist. Brees was this close to reach into second. But had the NFC championship stolen from him by missing pass interference. Call on Rams cornerback Roby Cohen, and how about Andrew lock in the comeback lucked bath all the way back from a shoulder injury. The cost the tire seventeen thirty nine touchdowns. The only player through more is our final candidate. And in VP patching homes starring in a star is born and as they start in the homes. Join Peyton Manning as the only players to pass fifty touchdowns and five thousand yards in season. Not too bad for year one as the man. Okay. We're going to go with his car. Visit a little I gotta do. Oh, yeah. Do. Oh. You do have the best best, man. Best star. Who do you have? A lot of people were in gangs. And then. So I got the best actor, but before I want to tell you why didn't go with other ones the losers Patrick Mahomes. I thought it was a great movie. It was a good first debut. But I wanna see what he can do is he going to be. Shelagh both right yelich one bit hit. And then like decide every time watch. It hasn't done that many. Right. And did you read heist I seen that last year? I saw you know. I went with Andrew luck and his beautiful. I hope he keeps this card and puts it over his dad's beautiful the reason why think listen we've been on the show so many times together guys talking about when is Andrew luck to come back who were so excited at high highschool size footballs. Remember was the trailer better than the Muno. We I will speak for myself. I never quit at Andrew. Look is one of the top talents in football. And he went out this year after all the issues with his shoulder. Anki put together a fantastic sees the more compelling leading actor I need I need somebody to get me interested. I'm not protections boring. Guys. Little side, man. It's going to get a medicine. Let's go to go the supporting role. We can this time girly the film almost champions led the much downs in the regular season. A knee injury limited to forty five rushing yards ranch last playoff games as LA came up. Short title, rookie blue featured running back saquon Barkley anoint his teammate Odell Beckham junior's. The only giants for went off its rookie of the year. Barkley was dangerously the NFL of more than two thousand scrimmage yards next up robbing, gene, rob gronkowski. And yo soy yesterday because hard. Like my man. Rodney juicy right there. Not believable radiata stork. Really the tight end got to celebrate that Super Bowl victory which was his third not too long ago. And last we have Nick foles in the hangover foles hat everywhere. Feeling like two thousand seventeen all over getting four straight games including wildcard Chicago. After Carson Wentz went down again. So who is our best supporting actor? Well, based on Har Kadam faith or the academy. It was my determination that Todd billion saquon Barkley are actually the stars of the show. So they couldn't win supporting actor gronk, although close, but no cigar these best supporting actor goes to Mr. Nick phone hangover guy who again, although he came into the public. He was a second thought. But both years in the first one and the sequel, he was the star is that gal. That's Bradley Cooper. Yes. Rally Cooper is the name. But this is the guy who actually was a star in the reason why it was such a hit. I actually have no arguments that they left them on the credible Tate. Then we haven't we to get to the the manage charges. Go to best director at gate, the best coat burst nominee is Frank. Right. Who is going to be starring in the replacement right may not have been Indies first choice for head coach, Josh mcdaniels spurned the colts Reich swooped in led them back playoff. Sean McVay record A Beautiful Mind. Otherwise known as Iran's offense Elliot thirty three points per game rolling over defenses at will while at least until Super Bowl or McVeigh. Of course, ran the Bill check Bill Bella attack. I'm Bill in the boy in the put the hooded one six as the patriots tied the record for fewest points allowed in a Super Bowl bell check. Now as two more Super Bowl wins than any head coach and last Matt Nagy directed the bad news bears. Now, you lead the bears to their first playoff appearance since two thousand ten and one of the year's Chicago prove twenty nine and ninth in scoring offense under Nagy of. Who is this bitch? Get this outta here. I'm gonna let show is Bill Belichick. And here's what just like John singleton. He went out there refused styles at quarterback Tom Brady own doom. But he was ready to ball. And we saw what he was able to get done in the playoff against Kansas City and against the chargers and then running back, obviously, Ricky Sony Michelle five touchdowns in the AFC in the AFC playoff shows up in a in a Super Bowl to end the game four minute offense. They couldn't stop him from getting first downs and may get a field goal. And then on the other side Gilmore gear more they had. Hey, y'all know Doboy was about that. Mom's mad at don't boy. Ricky was mad at everybody was mad at Doboy. But when it came time to do what he had to do. I q didn't so John singleton Bill the hood, we need to call them the man in the hood because he got six and eight nobody looks the best actor in the game. So welcome in to the variety. Film room now. So we see something rare here with Michael Thomas's. He's decided to change agents midway through a monster contract year. The changes said to come after a quote difference of opinions Thomas will stay with athlete. I but his name the new man in Sean, let's get straight into this. Mike time to step out of bras and film room, Diana. Let's start here with the saints. What are their top priorities you're hearing through this off season? Well, we know during the free agency period. There's a lot of confusion, there's uncertainties there's one thing that's been made certain to me, and that's an rural and saints. Wanna get this deal done? Michael Thomas wants to stay in New Orleans. It is something that they are making a priority down in Louisiana to make sure his field comes together. I if you look at the history, they actually don't really have a big history of paying specialist last specialist Jimmy grant worth through a lot of money at him. But in terms of their comfort level they're hoping to strike in number strike a deal. That's comfortable. With the club. And what Michael Thomas is looking for in Reno? Michael Thomas, this looking for a very very big payday. So was a whole what makes your your mind's eye? What makes this man talking about Thomas worth the money yet? There's two things number one is his mentality. The way he approaches the game everyone on that team in that offense. They feed off them. Number two. He has incredible hands in an incredible catch radius and he's with the most accurate quarterback in NFL history. He's not super explosive not super straight lines b guy route Dr impeccable separation isn't really anything to say on the grand scheme of NFL receivers that he's the best. But again, he catches the ball better than any receiver in the league and possibly over the last decade or so coupled that with drew Brees put your right way need to be kind of an unstoppable. Yeah. I think when he was coming out you understood he needs to be in the right situation the right system and to be with one of the more of the most accurate quarterback in NFL history health when you watch Michael Thomas, he makes combat catches. He turns it into a misfit at the line. He is more physical than his defender, and that can carry you throughout seizes into career other than the Andre Hopkins to me, I've watched him make more combat catches than I've seen any other receiver make over the last two or three years or so Michael Thomas's appear number one. He's a guy that's going to earn his money. He's a guy that deserves to get the big payday and in terms of what he brings the locker room. I remember talking to players on the saints right before the NFC championship game getting specifics from the offensive line from other receivers. What what is it about Michael Thomas? We can see it on tape. But what's he like behind the scenes and one of the receiver said every single practice when we're supposed to be going through. Let's say walk through jogging the guys running and sprinting, I kinda hate him because of it. But. But at the same time, he sets the standard in New Orleans of how these guys should work. And that's why I know Sean Payton a Mickey Loomis they wanna pay this guy. Quickly be paid the highest of any receiver in the NFL Haya works, you rotate around your turn guy. He's the next guy in top five conversation. He's going to get that type of money and the most epic celebration with the cellphone come on. It was three hundred twenty one career receptions, which is by far the most of any player through their first three seasons in NFL history. So this guy the performances you've been putting on it is historic. Welcome back with breaking news on NFL live. You know, by now patriots, Robert Kraft is facing two counts of soliciting. Another to commit prostitution police said there's video craft inside. A Palm Beach county massage parlor spokesperson for said categorically deny the measure crap engage in any legal activity. So for more on the story. Let's listen in now to Palm Beach county state attorney is Dave ehrenberg just moments ago on Friday, February twenty-second Jupiter. Police department gave us case filing packets stemming from their prostitution sting after review by our intake. Prosecutors we are charging twenty five individuals with soliciting another to commit prostitution. Any of these other twenty five twenty four men, and I can assure you that our office treats, everyone the same. Whether you have a lot of money, or you are indigent we treat all defendants say the same and no one gets any special Justice in Palm Beach county. More arrested, Tom from other similar businesses within county will hard to say because the investigators are the Jupiter police, and then you have the Martin county sheriff's department, you have Vero beach this multi county effort, and so it's hard to say if there more arrests based on their investigations, but I was asked earlier today about rumors about bigger fish. And I I said that that would be news to me. And I also added that you know, it's hard for me to talk about rumors, especially false ones. Police with two counts and miss arrest is the rest affidavit probable, David. Are you charging him with two or is it consolidated into one though? There are two or two cases there. There are two counts. Your office decided. The first of what is the the most that you could do in this case, we'll all the cases are being charged for Serie misdemeanors under the tougher Florida statute. And one reason why that decision was made was because that statute has a mandatory one hundred hours of community service mandatory five thousand dollar fine in a mandatory class on the dangers of prostitution and human trafficking, not to mention a potential for increased jail sentence from sixty days to a year. Mobile homes here and up in Massachusetts, California. Would he be given the KP or summons? How would you deal with? There was a question. Whether or not Mr. lived here in Palm Beach county and leave we decided to it was a summit. So he does have a residency. So he'd be receiving a summons. The question is when you get a summons in the mail. Generally, do not get a mugshot. Now, remember that's up to the police department. It's not up to us. It's up to the local law enforcement agency agencies has been sent that summons. Turney has hasn't provided with something a really big deal about putting their mugshot. Their driver's license out pictures out. You guys are handling not a little bit differently here. Do you feel like happy with the way it's being handle? I think that law enforcement has done an excellent job. They've been very professional and very thorough. And also they've helped steer the conversation away from any one particular defendant from any group of defendants towards the evil of human trafficking. It's about time the country has a real conversation about human trafficking, which is modern-day slavery in our midst. This is not about lonely old men or victimless crimes. This is about enabling a network of criminals to traffic women into our country for forced labor and sex twenty five people chart a lot more vote for him. Well, those are the ones charged by the Jupiter police department, my jurisdictions only for Palm Beach county when I talk about human trafficking. I'm talking about the general subject. Human trafficking, the larger picture. There is no allegation that any of the defendants were involved with human trafficking. They're not being charged as such but instead of talking about a particular defendant, I like to make the conversation broader because this country needs to have reality. Check on what's going on out there when it comes to forced labor and four sexual conduct. Well, are prosecutors have been involved in this for some time? It's hard to pinpoint when I've been aware of it for a while. Levers for this was happening. You know, anywhere county. I've been involved in fighting human trafficking for a while. So nothing surprises me, I give a lot of speeches on the attorney general statewide taskforce for human trafficking. So when this came across my desk, I was not surprised I'm not surprised about the defendants defendants in these matters come from every socioeconomic group in. It's just a reality of the times we live in. Apply side of this order to stop the problem. A good question. What should be done the supply side to stop human trafficking? Well, the laws are in place. But I think we need to do better about encouraging victims to speak up because victims don't know that there are services available to them. They don't know that they could get their criminal records expunged or obtain a special visa to remain in this country. So if we would treat victims in this matter as victims and not as criminals, I think that you would gain the trust of more individuals to speak up on these matters. Because right now, you know, the loud and come from countries where the police are not their friends. And so they need to know that we're here to help them and treat them as victims that they are Terry. County has a lot of similar enterprise type businesses and have for years. I know I've reported on it as long ago fifteen years ago, but yet they see the opera almost like in plain sight. What are you doing a state attorney? So your use the pope on human trafficking. But are you telling the police department, hey in your jurisdiction can either like look at these places and setup students are human trafficking task force worse with law enforcement to root out the trafficking weather at the storefront or on the internet. A lot of it occurs on the internet. Facebook is a very popular site used by human traffickers to recruit and groom potential victims. So we're working on them on a daily basis. But you know, there's a high burden of proof. We prosecutors can only file cases that reached that level of burden of proof that we can obtain beyond a reasonable doubt. And so these cases are long in the making, but we hope that sometime some of them can make a big enough splash to send a message to the rest of the country. With our human trafficking task force works with the FBI and the permanent homeland security. Victim of victim. Well, that's up to investigators. They're working with victims on it. I can't say much on the status of that. The threshold of evidence needed to charge in in these cases, specifically to Robert Kraft Scituate, police can charge based on probable cause more probable than not that crime has occurred are standard is higher for prosecutors to chart we have to have a good, faith belief that we can get a conviction beyond a reasonable doubt. It's a higher burden. That's why sometimes you will see that police will charge in some cases. And then we will decide not to file charges. And that's why we're having this press conference because we've made the decision that enough evidence exists to file charges in all twenty five of these cases. Let me get to next. All walks of life. What would you say about speculation that someone like Kraft was targeted as a result of his celebrity or his fame? Yeah. I I don't understand how someone could be targeted. You look at all the defendants in this matter, they come from all walks of life. There's a rich poor. There's young and old. So I I don't believe anyone was targeted for whom they are. Two women are considered victims because the video evidence of fact, the usage of the prosecutors tool is that video of the victims affect your use of that in the preceding it shouldn't the the individuals involved working with them, and I can't speak more about it. As far as the victims to gain more formation. But it should not affect our ability to use video ultimately if we need to in court. Well, video evidence is always very powerful and quarter law. You also have the testimony of some of the victims. I know that is in many cases like this. There are language barriers and their interpreters needed. And there's also a trust factor that must be gained. So we're working all those things more specific about this. How this care now? I'll take you. I'll get you next. Is there any possibility that those who have been charged can somehow plea this away to a lesser charge? Well, there are diversion programs available. There are classes available so just because the mandatory penalties up to a year in jail doesn't mean someone's going to get that if it goes to trial, it's up to a judge, and you look at the person's background first time offenders are very unlikely to get a significant jail time. So, you know, there are depending on the plea depending on the background depending on the conduct. These are all considerations that come into play. Lesser chart by those who've been charged while we don't talk about the status. That's that goes into too much detail that I can talk about this time. Yes, if you can't keep a little bit about the the women. How did they get your brings their story of how they got from wherever they were to where they were. Yeah. That would be for the police department. I say in cases like this. And I talk about in generalities because I can't speak to the specific evidence. I can't talk about where they came from or how he broke this case because that could jeopardize any potential prosecutions. So let's just say that in cases like this. It is not uncommon for women to be lured into this country under false pretenses with the promise of a better life, a high paying job only stuck in squalor in a brothel or a sweatshop where they're forced to perform labor or sex acts for money. Robert Half, you said even. Summit. Yes. So if it's a summoned so he does not have to make a public appearance. Charges teachers. Yes. Testimony from the women in bold, relative to to the case how important is the cooperation cooperation in the testimony from the women involved. We'll go to trial their testimony, obviously could be helpful. But you know, if there's video evidence at also is very powerful evidence. But I don't wanna talk specifically to the evidence. But in general video eyewitness testimony are all important for any trial. Recently for how they treat the rich and famous when they come to the criminal Justice system. I know Jeffrey obscene did not happen under watching that was three administrations ago. You wanna talk about, you know, set the record straight. Now, how are you handling it? What are you deliberately making message here? Just all Florida voters pass into our constitution somebody called Marci's law, which the victims Bill of rights. So we have already had a training session for all our prosecutors, and we are a hearing to Marci's law, and as someone who campaigned for MARC's law. It's really important all of us. We must let the dickens voices be heard. If Mr. Kraft's were found guilty it hasn't that mandatory program. That's here Palm Beach county that have to do the one hundred hours. Well, also depends on the court. They it depends on the judge and the and the court whether they make an arrangement, but that would be large out of our hands the judge imposes the sentence. Now, visit plea then we have a lot more to say it. But this is all speculation of this point. It's still early. Our fate was place a clean Bill of health. Do you understand how that might have happened where they just checking for whether they counters clean or looking for something more. You know, Al Johnson, I work on sober homes taskforce, and when it came to drug treatment centers, we were often frustrated that the inspections that occurred were just to see if the fire extinguishers working. So we upgraded the laws to help increase the inspections and the demands for maybe that's something that needs to be done here to maybe there should be increased scrutiny. A government worker inside working Seder county might have the same. Yeah. You know, there's three hundred twenty eight million Americans, and there are about eight hundred thousand law enforcement officers. So it's up to all of us to be the eyes and ears to protect against human trafficking. Because a lot of the stuff occurs in plain sight. You know, it's like the nail salon worker who is living in the back room and who's not allowed to handle money, and is afraid to look at you in the I if you see something say something, and maybe that's the good that can come out of all this. Maybe we'll have a new understanding of what human trafficking is. And what it isn't. Cramped charged with two misdemeanors. Relative to everybody else. One it meant that they were two different occurrences in which he's being charged. As far as his case as far as face now sort of way through legal system. Now, it's just what it is that instead of one charter to their two counts. And so we faces two separate counts and have to satisfy those counts with a plea and move on from there. It could. Let's welcome in. There's lots on pack. Their welcome. Michelle steel right now who is live from Jupiter. Michelle. What are some of your biggest takeaways from what you just heard what you've been hearing throughout the course of the day. Yeah. Well, you know, what Jack the biggest takeaway is that? We finally have the details of what happened when it happened where it happened and who was involved, and it is indisputable his name here. Even surreal to me to me now to be to be saying, it Robert Kraft identified on two separate dates on January nineteenth even have the time. This is how really painstaking this investigation was there is a police officer surveilling everybody coming in everybody coming out. So on January nineteenth, for instance. According to the probable cause affidavit Robert Kraft went into the orchids of Asia's spa at sixteen forty five military time, of course, that's four forty five. Pm the next day. He was there again on January twentieth. Now, as we all know that was the same date of the AFC check. Championship game. Now that game wasn't on until night. But then you went back to the spa at ten fifty nine AM in the morning. So we do have some more details. I'm not going to get into them, quite frankly because they are quite graphic. He is going to be charged with two first degree misdemeanors. Like, I mentioned in your program earlier, the only one of the twenty five men in Jupiter, Florida who will be charged not once but twice with two counts of these first degree misdemeanors for soliciting of prostitutes inside the orchids of Asia day spa. One more thing. I do want to mention the prosecutor said now one he said Robert Kraft was not targeted because he's a celebrity or he's the owner of the patriots. Or he's got a lot of influence fame and fortune all that everybody is treated the same under the law. That's why you know in knock off account. He's actually being charged with those two counts. The second thing is that the reason. That they feel comfortable charging him with these two counts is because they feel they can prove beyond a reasonable doubt. Those that is the operative phrase here that it was Robert Kraft affirmatively who went into orchids of Asia day spa, and who will now be subject to these charges of soliciting prostitution inside that day spa. And the last thing I'm going to mention here is that Dave ehrenberg, the the state attorney in Palm Beach county. He said, look, this is not about lonely old men. There is a larger investigation here of which Robert Kraft is a small part, but a part nonetheless into human trafficking and prostitution in south Florida, by the way, there is video proof of all this as well TD on whether it will be released to my my suspicions are his attorneys will argue for it not to be Jack, Michelle Steele, great stuff a lot. New information there from the press conference and your reporting today, that's a lot. That's that's a lot of new stuff. They're wh-what's your what's your number one reaction to what we just heard. What we've been hearing the well, I'm obviously not a lawyer. But I thought that the second degree misdemeanor. I thought that's what he could be charged with the fact that they upped it to. I agree tells me how seriously they're taking this and Michelle looted to it. How much evidence they actually have you heard Michelle? I'm even looking at the affidavit myself here of the dates not only did he visit. According to police that spa the morning of the championship game. But if you may recall, he was also celebrating the twenty fifth anniversary of owning the New England Patriots that weekend and to just think about that. This was part of his process. According to police, it really makes it really real now that we could see, you know, all the details here you heard the prosecutor talk about. The first degree misdemeanor conviction mandatory hundred hours of community service, a five thousand dollar fine. So this is how the Palm Beach county is going to handle this. And of course, next up is going to be with the with the NFL is going to do how they're going to handle his his an April twenty fourth quarter appearance. He doesn't have to actually be present their force at twenty four is the day before the NFL draft, obviously distraction that this New England patriot organization does not want. But now that that David is out there, and it is public on not only is it just such a blemish on this New England Patriots organization, but a Masuma quite embarrassing for Robert Kraft at this. We'll come back. There's there's a lot more to come on this. I want to hear what else you're here for other people around the win the press coverage right now breaking from our Adam Schefter ravens and born better wide receiver Michael Crabtree that he is being released today. Her source. Let's get on court in this Ryan, wha what's your reaction to this news today from Wellesley you go out? Get Michael Crabtree off season. But then you look at the way that this offense was rolling with Lamar Jackson wasn't really a pass happy offense. He had a case of the drops this season Willie Snead. John Brown vote outplayed him, and they have some tight ends that's made some place for the March exit which I think is what he'll do allies more inside the numbers inside the has kind of passing the ball in the middle of the field rather than outside. They felt like Crabtree was expendable. I mean, the reality was he didn't play up to the number their plan. They have younger guys that they can kinda invest into and actually perform better than crabs you when you get that age. They are looking for big number big production. They view this as a signing that would help get them over the hump. It did not do that building around the Mark Jackson. My crap is not a part of those plans need to get more receiver help at this point. What do you think which which is what I think it depends on the way that you're going you John Brown stretch the field last year Willie Snead made huge plays on third. And this is a rushing attack is going to be about protecting. Lamar Jackson won re he needs to give a fake and get the ball out of his hand much like art RG. Three the early on his career washed it under the Shanahan's if they can do that you don't necessarily need topnotch outside wide receivers by Ryan Clark's rules, if not a case, but there's a Pittsburgh wide receiver that they I'm sure when I only had it bring. I will say this. It's a good place to send him if you don't want him to get a ton of catches because they're not throwing the ball a whole lot there. What's the best kind of weapon for a guy like Lamar Jackson? If you're building the team who do you want to surround him with give them the best chance for honestly, the best type of he's actually spoken about going some of Jimmy Garoppolo who's a second play type guy someone who can extend the plate. If you could get an AB or guy who understands how to uncover from coverage that would be the type of wire receiver you need you don't necessarily need a guy who is going to beat people with the first route you need someone who understands scramble drills getting open and being a quarterback friendly wide receiver. I mean, it's all about being off script. Now, the mar- place. That's how he plays. He needs a wide receiver similar that as he matures as a quarterback. He has someone that can bail him out. That's what Antonio Brown would bring to the Baltimore Arabia. So hopefully, they'll get more and more importantly for Lamar Jackson. It's about what the play call does. How do they help him? Progress as a quarterback? How does he get better from the pocket and also which ways do utilize him and the offense that will be key for Lamar Jason success shivers getting open, obviously, help them a little bit too. Because it's a little bit easier. We come back. We have a whole bunch of new information right now on Robert Kraft. You'll get that to you on the other side of the break. NFL live on the way back. Michelle Steele right now is with Palm Beach county. State attorney Dave ehrenberg, Michelle. It's hard to say that anyone person's being targeted when there have been twenty five arrests. These are people from all walks of life all social economic status. So it is crazy to think that we're tarring one person when Mr. Kraft's got caught up in the midst of a larger sting that netted hundreds of people through many different counties misdemeanors will rarely result in actual jail time for people with a clean record. But you never know what could happen. It's up to a court if it goes to trial. But usually when cases like this, you have diversion programs and other ways to dispose of the case. But it's up to the defense. It's up to our prosecutors, and ultimately the sentences up to the judge. Welcome back to NFL liable goes, I you Diana. What what's your reaction from what you heard right there with Michelle which earned the press conference just moments ago? He's really mean business down there in Palm Beach county right now as we're talking about first remiss demeanor charges, we thought it'd be second degree they opted up for for Robert Kraft. He has to appear in court actually doesn't have to attorney can on April twenty fourth. It's the day before the draft. And the affidavit has tons of details of what happened. They obviously set up a sting for months, and you know, it's obviously a little odd and a little weird strange all the word you could use to describe that Robert Kraft, allegedly according to this police report went to the spa the morning of the AFC championship game before he flew on his private plane probably out to Kansas City, where they went onto again, you know, win later that day they were also celebrating the twentieth anniversary as owners. Being the Kraft family all the New England Patriots right now. I think the league is watching closely. I'm curious to see how they're going to handle this. If they're going to suspend them, how many games if they're going to find him. Obviously, this is the first time we've ever seen an owner involved in a situation like this at this point, I underst- quickly. If you can't just tell me what you're hearing from other others around the league organizations owners, what are you hearing? Elsewhere. I spoke with one owner in the league about it. This was before the affidavit came out, and he said of the other situation of the patriots were involved in deflate gate spy gate that he believed that this was the worst one despite the fact that has nothing to do with football. And his thought was the a blemish on a man that is considered to be the greatest owner in football in the history of the game. And he puts him. So we're we're totally confusing. Owning a team with the way that we conduct ourselves away from business and to be more surprised about this than them cheating. I mean. That you can't really get into all of that. But it's about letting this situation play out getting all of the facts, everything that we need to know in the NFL getting those same things, so they can make a declaration on what hap is a black guy and an opportune time, no doubt. And we will do all of all of what you said and bring any new information we have to you tomorrow on NFL live one thirty eastern time watch.
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"Our. Negotiations continue but lawmakers have left. DC. For the weekend meaning, there will certainly be a break in the aid. So many people are relying on during a crisis that's only getting worse. I'm Lulu Garcia Navarro, and I'm Leyla followed and this is up I from NPR news. Bickering. We're having major policy disagreements. About how we meet the needs of the American people we have the latest sticking points and Hurricane Sis is heading towards Florida. The most important thing people can do right now, just remain vigilant and pay close attention to local warnings and local news, and we'll go abroad to see how places like Brazil and India are handling the man deming. So stay with us we've got the news you need to start your weekend. support for this NPR podcast and the following message come from better help online counseling by licensed professional counselors specializing in issues including depression stress and anxiety visit better help dot com slash up burst to learn more and get ten percent off your first month. It's been a tumultuous end to a wild week. President trump is threatening to ban Tiktok the Chinese owned video sharing APP citing national security concerns. Last night, the White House released financial disclosure forms showing he and his family making lots of money during their public service. Trump says he made at least four, hundred and forty, six, million dollars all that. He said, he wanted to postpone November's elections that sparked outrage has a surgeon was quickly dismissed and he ended up walking back. But what Americans are facing this weekend hasn't changed a killer virus that's not under control and economy in tatters, and now no more aid as negotiations stretch past the end of the most recent corona virus relief package, trump's chief of staff. Mark Meadows. Says it's not their fault. What we're seeing is politics as usual from. Democrats up on. Capitol Hill. Talks are supposed to continue today here with more is NPR White House correspondent Oregon, yes. Good Morning. Good morning though. It is astonishing to that Americans are facing this cliff. At this moment negotiators are supposed to be back at the table this weekend even though they've left. Capitol Hill what are the proposals what looks possible. Well a lot is you know on the tables you note I mean the key sticking point is that extra six, hundred dollar weekly unemployment benefits that expired yesterday as you guys noted, Democrats have made clear they really want to extend the six hundred dollars benefit through January but Republicans they want the bonus reduced and they argue. It's a disincentive to work which Democrats saying they disagree the President though he said, he wants to extend it somehow but the details really aren't clear and it's also unclear how far he's willing to go. So I guess the devil is in the details. Is that why we're? Here. Well, I? mean. There's so many different players. You've got three different players here and they don't have the best working relationship already mark. WHO's no stranger to challenging negotiations on the hill is a former congressman is using Democrats as you know of rejecting a series of offers from the White House and there are other. Involved Democrats see this as their best opportunity to keep the larger contribution and while they know there is a lot of pressure on the president to help out. Of. Work. Americans. This comes as the US economy suffered its worst period ever in the second quarter The president has not spoken much about that but we are going to because the numbers are terrible beyond terrible. They're very bad. It's not good news for the country and it's not good news for president trump, which is probably why he's not highlighting I mean. Before the pandemic, the president had largely staked his reelection campaign on the booming economy he would brag about things like stock market games. So this news of a thirty, two point, nine percent drop in the GDP is not something that's GonNa, help them as campaign season kicks into high gear. So he's talking about other things including some of the controversial tweets questioning the timing of the election that he made right after the economic news came out. That's NPR White House correspondent Franco donors thank you very much. Thank you and for all the latest political news from Capitol Hill or the campaign trail download the NPR politics podcast. We're seeing some of the largest outbreaks of the corona virus outside the US in what are called middle income countries. These are countries that recently have lifted hundreds of millions of people out of poverty Brazil India. South Africa and Mexico substantial market economies and reasonable political powers. NPR Global Health correspondent Jason Bowen has been looking at how they're handling this crisis and he joins us now good morning. Hey, good morning. So what is it? That's making the corona virus outbreaks. So large in these middle income countries. So these countries really are squeezed in the middle. They've got a lot of the exposure to the global economy that made rich nations like places in Europe and the US have large outbreaks. Initially, you know they had those global networks of plane travel of shipping travel of. Coming in and out. So the the seeding of the virus into these places was very substantial and yet at the same time, they don't have the resources of these much wealthier countries actually respond. So they end up being right the top when you look at the countries with the most cases, but they're very different types of countries. So what are they having common? Well, the thing about it when you look at this list, is that in the so-called Global South prior to this pandemic, these were the countries that sort of looked like sending regional powers in the twenty first century. Again us is at the top of the list, but then after that, it's Brazil with two point six, million cases than India. was one point six, million Russia with just over eight, hundred thousand. And if you look at these governments, these are all they have right wing authoritarian anti science leanings, and that's really complicated things for those countries. But in this group, you've hard hit countries. You've also got Mexico South Africa Indonesia Pakistan, and the longer this pandemic drags out the more of a setback. It's GonNa be for these countries. Some countries initially hit hard by the virus have been able to get their cove numbers down to near zero though can we assume that their economies can now recover? Well Somebody Lincoln countries like Vietnam Thailand they have kept their numbers incredibly low and they may be able to open up to international business travelers faster or bring back visitors from Europe and Australia and even China. To to their tourist hotels. But the overall cost to these countries is going to be huge and they don't have the financial reserves of say the United, states or European nations These are places that over the last couple of decades put incredible effort into lifting people out of poverty in experts warn that this pandemic could really hit these countries hard and push much of their population back into poverty the impact on the sort of the lower rungs of the emerging global middle class. They're saying that it's going to be in these countries that we're going to see the most impact. Even looking at this, is there one country that's most concerning? Have to be most concerned about Brazil the. Continues to rage there on Thursday Brazil reported seventy thousand new cases the the president continues to tout this discredited anti malarial drug hydroxy chloroquine. Even after he himself got infected, it is spread from Rio de Janeiro all the way deep into the Amazon under control and really shows few signs of getting it under control anytime soon. That's NPR global health correspondent, Jason Booby, and thank you so much. You're welcome. Okay. States of emergency in Florida, North Carolina, and counting as hurricane. Cy makes its way to the east coast. The storm is bringing wind rain and storm surge as it moves past the Bahamas and towards Florida today and Greg Allen joins us now from Miami. Hey. Greg. Hill so whereas you say is headed today. Well, you know it's a category one hurricane. It's kind of ragged not very well defined right now it's been battering the Bahamas with high winds rain and storm surge. That's Mary last year that saw this terrible devastation from Hurricane Dorian category five hurricane that just a wreck couple islands in the northern Bahamas. But now we're seeing from. Said slowed down a bit and it is expected to stay off be near the Florida coast letter today through Monday. It's going to travel up the coast very close to shore. It's could touch land. At some point we'll have to see what happens here but winds extend some thirty five miles per hour hurricane force winds from the center. So we're going to get those high winds as it goes up the coast storm surge couple inches of rain communities from Boca, Raton in Palm Beach County all the way up to Daytona beach. In Palm Beach County got officials are opening shelters there. But like all communities in Florida you know they're dealing with two emergencies, the hurricane and also covid nineteen. Here's palm. Beach County Emergency Manager Bill Johnson he says shelters should only be used as a last resort because of Kofi did we field you are safer at home and therefore hurricane is as we encourage you to stay in your home. You know for people who live in mobile homes or in areas that are likely to flood officials said, they should get out but consider staying with friends or family or even thinking about getting a hotel room. So have officials ordered evacuations or are they just waiting to see where the hurricanes going? Well, right now we've seen evacuations ordered just for limited areas in Palm Beach County mostly mobile homes emerged managers say Florida's building codes are are adequate to ensure the buildings can withstand category one wins like we're expected to see here in is es evacuations ordered mostly to avoid flooding. That's why evacuations typically we've got to four foot storm surge. And heavy rains. So some flooding will be expected I think, and you mentioned the concern also about the corona virus shelters normally really crowded places what our emergency workers doing to mitigate the spread of the virus. Right there's a there's been a lot of discussion about this as we've led into hurricane season famous worked with emergency managers to develop guidelines for shelters, they'll be putting fewer people in shelters have spacing between them. So family groups will stay together, but they'll be plenty of space between groups face coverings, of course, will be required inside. When you arrive at a shelter, they'll take your temperature check symptoms anyone who have the virus will be. By putting them into classrooms. Most of these shelters are in schools here in Florida and so abusing individual classrooms to kind of put some populations, they're also females allowing counties, put some people in hotels and be reimbursed for that. So that's another thing they're looking at. But right now we're seeing Linda use shelter so far unlimited evacuations officials are worried that the hurricane could spread the virus though especially people stay at home with have these big groups of people, friends and family to get together. Here's Palm Beach County Administrator for Denia Baker I know we've been cooped up now we've got a storm and some of US normally have hurricane parts. This is not the time. Contact Tracing here in Florida shows that the number one way cove nineteen has been spreading in some counties is among family members, people at home these extended families, NPR's Greg Allen in Miami. Greg. Thanks you're welcome. 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"Hi, it's Jamie, progressive's employee of the month two months in a row. Leave a message at the. Hi, jamie. It's me, Jamie. I just had a new idea for our song about the name your price tool. So when it's like tell us what you want to pay. Hey, and the trombone goes, blah, blah, blah, and you say, we'll help you find coverage options to fit your budget. Then we just all do finger snaps while a choir goes, savings coming at ya. Savings coming at ya. Yes. No. Maybe. Anyway, see you practice tonight. I got new lyrics for the rap break. Progressive casualty insurance company and affiliates. Price and coverage match limited by state law. Welcome to living legacy later ship where you'll be introduced to incites, tools and strategies to leverage creative living and giving. I'm your host Donna Kim brand creative brain trainer and legacy strategy. Coach I helped change makers laid career professionals who are deciding what's next to find out. What will thrill you and fulfill? You adding meaningful value in your next stage of life, the guests and show content. I bring to each week all address some unique aspect of learning leadership or legacy. This helps you raise your own game as a leader and business in light and also showcases some extraordinary people who exemplify living legacy leadership at least once a month. I also offer training session to skill you game changer thinking for your own application. So get your notebook ready or sharpen your memory by tuning in your tension. And we'll dive right in. In. Now. Our special guest today is one Stephen j burns who will be discussing buying and selling homes in H G T V world. Now, Steve burns has been a resident of Palm Beach county. That's in Florida since nineteen ninety two and his spent the last twenty four years in customer care and management and for various developers. He possesses a great understanding of the matinee components of the real estate industry an has very hands on protein in dealing with each and every transaction. So in Steve's Mino deal is ever the same nor any buyer or seller is hands on fluid approach has been the bedrock of his real estate business, which operates broker associated with the Mirsky realty group in Palm Beach, Florida. So welcome Steve. Thank you. Thank you for that kind introduction. And thank you for me to be part of your radio show today. I'm excited. Sure what little bit of internet. I have. I don't know. I think a lot of insight. Let me just pop this in as we get started in full disclosure. My house is currently on the market and Steve is the agent we have chosen to represent us to sell the house. So I'm going through the whole process that we're going to be a describing discussing today with Steve so Steve so you mentioned your background a long background in property development. And so on tells a little bit about how you made your way into residential real estate. The funny thing about it is they started out Healthcare's, I was a logistics manager for medical company. So I had to roughly two thousand patients that were that were really ill in. So I had the responsibility of taking care of all their needs. And I was a logistics manager. We had a respiratory fusion. So I just loved the idea of customer care. I love the idea of taking care of my my terminally ill patients in. So it transcended into I got into an opportunity to get into management and and run into properties for some developers locally in Palm Beach county and just kind of evolved into working more more hands on with with with hundreds of residents, and then it turned into a just a love for architecture and all components of management, and then it turned into real estate so just kinda volved and then in two thousand seventeen I completed project Jupiter y actually had to close the community and and remove the residents in. Find housing at that point in time. I said, you know, it's time for change. And I really love this real real estate game. I enjoy that. So many components of it. I enjoy being a part of something so intimate with a with a buyer or seller. You become part of the family. Honestly, if you do it, right? And it's just such a such a inviting fought to me to do that full time for a profession. I do believe it is a fulltime profession. I do believe as I've mentioned you pass. It's almost like a collie. It's weird. It's a weird thing. Because you're it's it's the mo-. It's the largest investment that most men or women will make in their lifetime. Couples into be part of that intimate experience to me is very flattering. It's very honoring. And I and I put a lot of I put a lot of stock in that. I take it very seriously. I know I know you're with us as well is that, you know, a house is a house perhaps to a buyer, but it's home to the. Seller. And yet the buyers are looking for a house, which can become a home. And I think you have that sense of that magic touch to find that balance as for people. So we're grateful for that. The funny thing about it is you are from the beginning stages. Whether you're representing a buyer or seller, if you're representing a buyer. You're listening to the family, you're negotiating with them. You're in the the initial phases of located the home budget and cetera et cetera et cetera. And so you're in the process of listening to them share their dreams amongst each other. And you're you're discussing the negotiations and then at the same time. We're figuring out where this couch is gonna go here, and we're gonna put this there. And so then you know, that home becomes a place where birthdays Christmas celebrations bar mitzvahs, and in, unfortunately, you know, we're funerals and things happening in in just so many components of life. Involved at home, and it becomes a part of your life. And I I am so honored in, you know, even a part of yours, you get the no the client. You get you get to really a for me friendship and a bond, and it's something that every transaction for me stays with me apart a part of me. That's nice. Well, and as does a bit of your blood, sweat and tears because unlike many agents, we've had the experience with over the years, you are a roll up your sleeves in geared on kind of a guy. So if you've noticed something that I neglected or something in the house based on feedback of business, you actually either may comment to us or just roll up your sleeves yourself, and you know, whether it's painting, a doorway or the laundry room or clearing stuff. You get an in do that. And that's all part of the process of getting the job done. So thank you for that. Absolutely. We we you know, I that that comes from my heritage with the management property management. I had a I actually had my own company. And so I had a staff, and no one ever does anything is was you you want it done. And so you're always on on a machine or on a building or doing something. And so I just that that that attitude is transcendent to real estate and provided me it's provided me with another perspective to the salary to the buyer as to what to look for with management. It's giving me inside and into into management and properties. So yeah, that's we we get it done the processes to eliminate to to hold your hand through that process that transition of selling your home or buying a home in as many as many avenues of assistance. I can provide I feel it. That's that is an asset for me. And for you the seller ensure share in a bit we'll get into the dynamics of that agent clock relationship whether there by his self. But I given we said that we're we're talking about buying and selling an H G T V world in HDTV is the is the network that has to do with home gardens. I guess that's what H g stands for. Right. I don't. So we're familiar with shows like fixer upper with the chip and Joanna Gaines property brothers with Jonathan Andrew and we've got each bargain-hunters flipper flop series and all kinds of others that, you know, a lot of us have become addicted to, but it also exposes a lot of under belly of the real estate. Market, for example, and give people in some cases, grandiose ideas that they can't afford or practical ideas that they never thought of before. So from your perspective. What what are you finding is the impact of people having access to these age the male shows on how how they approach either buying or selling a home. Find that the buyers like that I'm dealing with for example, your home that I'm listening. I find that the consumers are so much more educated today. I find that their knowledge they're they're there. And of course, it's because of the electron all the latronic means that we have at our at our leisure today with Zillow Trulia realtor dot com, I find the consumer so educated their knowledge just to stockpile of knowledge that they have when they come in view, my home. They've already seen it advertised on Emma last, and I'm going to have an open house, which I am a big believer in open houses provides maximum exposure to your home, but but they have so much out. They have so much knowledge when they enter the door, they know sometimes almost as much as I do about the property, and it's bizarre. But but in many in many cases, their information is either incorrect or it's outdated or it's exaggerated. Some of the some of the estimates on the value of the homes are are. Are are are inaccurate and some of the websites that people have at their leisure. And so you you are I'm finding myself. Well, it is kind of refreshing to have a consumer that educated and consent folks that are walking blindly into situations and in such a large investment in their home. It's also a little sometimes it's a little frustrating that that they're they do have wrong information. And so you're always at the same time as greeting them, you're educating them, and you're just kind of reminded him of that information sources limited on its knowledge and its how goes, and here's here's the real value. And here's where here's really where we're at with this process. So the TV and also gives an exaggerated ideas of what they expect when they're going to buy a home, you know. Gives them some like, you just said a grandiose idea of what they expect for their dollar. Sometimes it's really really exaggerated. It's not realistic. So, but the, you know, the educated consumer is here today, I believe very much. So so one of the things I think I've talked to you about this. When I watched the show, and I like them, and I like getting ideas, and so on some of which I've instituted my various home. But you know, there's the the move in ready home. And then there's the fixer upper, and then they said the the property in between where it's perfectly livable in. And I guess I'd put my house in that category. We are not brand spanking new. But everything works everything is it looks decent. Nothing is crappy or decrepit? It's just somebody else who comes in might want to put their own stamp on customization on. But it doesn't require ripping everything out in starting over unless they want to. And yet we find some of the people who show up will nit pick. About that, frankly are caused medic or whatever, you know, I guess is a seller. Sometimes I think will why should I bother painting XYZ when I know ado, bison paint the color they want. So how do you deal with both me as a seller? But also buyers in explaining this Allama. Every you have two sets of buyers in sometimes folks used the the used the perfection a property as a as a leverage point integrations, you know, really in like, I say to all my all my folks that I work with it only takes one buyer. You know, it only takes one. And so we're dealing with the law of averages and numbers and more exposure that we get the property on the market and in with advertising with with open houses on a very regular basis. The more exposure, you're gonna find that one person one. But you do have folks that are just had this is this idea that everything is going to be ripped out of this house, and I'm gonna I had a gentleman is mayor fact, it's funny that you say that I had a guy last week in one of my homes. He started the same thing with me. I'm gonna knock this while I'm going out of this up this to be done this driveways, ugly. Berkshire slipping and I just I carefully brought his attention. I see perhaps the idea really on all and and honestly this property. You may not be for you. I mean, you have to have I'm looking for a buyer. That's visionary. I'm looking for a buyer that can look beyond all the imperfections of a home because all the homes I saw last year around forty. No home is perfect. And I don't care what it looks like and how much money the the seller has invested in the property. It's never perfect, and they're gonna come in as you said they're gonna come in. And they're going to they're going to revamp. And they're going to knock this down. And they're gonna have this and move this around. So you're right. But you know, we we do still wanna make it presentable. We wanna provide pop and curb appeal we want to declutter, and we want to give them every opportunity to buy it. But there is no home this perfect so ideal when I get those folks want to knock everything down, and you know, this house isn't worth. Make the seller pay for it. When a reference rather than a need. We we had a transaction collapse. Last November when the buyer wanted the seller to supply her with a generator at closing. She wanted her to provide a a contribution at closing, and it turned out to be like twenty five thousand dollar contribution in the seller is like are you crazy about doing that? And the needless to say that deal went south. But the bottom line is as my job as a as an agent is to be diplomatic into be a dealmaker for both the seller in for the buyer, and to be very be very politically. Correct. And how I Kate it because I want to run everybody off mad, and I don't and I don't want people to to leave their hating the seller heating the house. I want the experience to be positive for them. So I always just try to educate, and, you know, you know, the tire kickers, you know, the ones that are just there to rip them the house. You know, your neighbor your nosy neighbors that are just there to see the house. I get those. You in the first few weeks of the open houses when a houses newly-listed you run through those. So the process though, is is really it's about educating the consumer it's about being transparent. It's it's about keeping the home as tight in clean and presentable as you can. Because you want pop you wanted to have the bullying you want to have the the you wanna get from the outside you wanna get them into. And so your home, by the way, is lovely. It's a mid century home. It's beautiful has beautiful molding beautiful character. It's it's a great home. So in many people, many people most people that say that say the exact thing so what I want. I think that was. Okay. Great. So so in in terms of clients working with you as agent, I mean, you mentioned earlier that there were buying agents and selling agents and bought some agents are both some are one or the other. So just clear up the distinction for the market. What's the difference between the two and then one of the best ways for people to work successfully with agent. How would you like people to work with you? When you need to do is sellers. What do you need people to to know our stand to be a good buyer with you as their agent. You know, as far as buyer seller Asia, you know, I both I am the I m e licensed real estate broker, so she hit. So I'm in the business mover state. So whether I'm representing you as a buyer or represent you as a seller, I'm going to work for you. I'm going to give you everything got. So there are people that say I only want to focus in working with buyers and their folks say, I only want listings, I feel like you limit yourself, both economically and opportunity wise, you mean, your sphere as an agent as a broker you're my limiting my opportunities and the business so the best way to deal with and I've done multiple deals where I've represented both sides. Now tricky because you have to be very diplomatic, you know, want the soda thing that you are you're leaning towards the buyer and giving them all the breaks. And you don't want the so vice I you don't want the buyer think that you were just trying to take care of the seller. It's it's a it's a very very delicate pathway to complete a transaction. But you know, we as generally speaking we are. Action brokers our job as agents, Florida. We have some special single agent representation. Our job is to complete the transaction. So I do represent you. And I wanna give you the best deal. I possibly can. But I'm transaction broker. And by completing the transaction I am, you know, getting you the the price that we feel is reasonable. I'm completing that transaction. So we there there are different types of agencies do agencies single agency type of deals where your work for one person. You you have their vested interest only in at heart. But we are most agents ninety percent of Laura eighty five ninety percent are transaction brokers to complete the process, but you know, in the best way to have to have your agent to choose your agent really is to be honest, and to be transparent and be loyal be loyal to them when you salvage relationship with an agent as a consumer go that he's working. Now, if he's if he is a deadbeat, obviously, you're not gonna continue the relationship, but if he's working hard, he's diligently seeking to find you what you're looking for in. Communicating with you openly. And honestly, and giving you everything has think than be loyal to him and communicate have an open line of communication. I would I would recommend strongly. There is no this is the very very competitive business. It's very dog eat dog, and I am very competitive person. So I don't have a problem with competition because I'll give you as my client one hundred ten percent if that's not satisfactory to you. Then I tied than it's beyond my troll. There's nothing I can do. So I don't worry about that. There's another deal down around the corner down the street, but it's a highly competitive industry. I think in each county I think they're twenty four thousand agents probably fourteen to twenty thousand of new one or two deals year. So very small percentage large numbers of transactions. Yearly I like to do a lot of transaction. That's where my where I'm driven and I have deals right now. I'm representing buyers. And I have several listens that I'm selling homes for him, so dealing openly. And honestly in in having a good liar. Education with your seller or your buyers is the key. And I loved as you as you can tell by now, I looked talk. So. Me me communicate with my clients never been a problem. But there's people that don't like to be bothered certain clients are really really busy, and they don't like bother them, send them text messages all the time. And then there's some that. I have client New York. She wants to every morning. What's up big? Where are we what's going on at the texture every morning? You know, everybody's different. Right. So just as we get closer to wrapping up here. What are the current marketing methods that are working best? I mean, what are you find in this area of is working best that that actually sells homes were? Yeah. I guess look at it from the perspective. So what what's going on that buyers sellers should be aware of and participating in? Standpoint, as you know, personally, I'm a big believer in open houses. I think maximum exposure of the property is me being there every weekend. And and a lot of ages do not would agree with me. But hey, we all have our own pathway to how we get to where we're going, and that's it's not for everybody. Your people think that open houses are passed thing of the past. Now when we put the when the house goes on the molest immediately, it's released to realtor dot com to truly to Zillow too. I mean, it's I think the P R AP told me around a hundred and forty different websites will pick that up and grab it then circulate it. So you have thousands in Palm Beach county from port St. Lucie Tamiami of thirty thousand agents see that information, and I'm a member of that board and a member of the Palm Beach the island the island. I'm a member of that board as well, which is about eleven hundred agents. So the exposure to the property is great, everyone CNN. So so that's good. You know, anyone because everybody has a smartphone and high pad, and again laptop so everybody's seen it. But I feel like from long longevity standpoint, I feel like the open house provides a very very open open door. You're here. You're getting by. Sick list passing by you're getting joggers joggers. I had a yesterday Sunday. I didn't open house and I had a lineman for the New York Giants. Stop into my open house. You crazy people you meet fund people, you meet grumpy people, but you're meeting people, and you expose in that home to a potential buyer, and you know, it only takes one. And so I feel like if I had a job at Home Depot or Lowe's, I would go to the show up there. And I would punch in just like I do when I'm working for you on Saturday or Sunday don't open houses, I am punching in and I'm there to make to to increase the likelihood of find any buyer. So I believe so marketing perspective, you're MLS fantastic. We do synopsis card. We do little showcase magazine's. We'll put the homes on that. That's minimally effective open houses several homes that I have sold in the last year have been through pronounces people riding by bicycle or jogging or just passing by and see my side. So I'm a big fan of that. And what about capturing particularly in the area where we live there a lot of international people. So how do you capture the international market either before they get here, which is our case for when we bought this house way back in two thousand five we from England. So how do you capture them either before they get here or when they get here? The agencies. That's really specialize in the international marketplace it they're getting all this data on the molest. And so that transcends. I mean, it it's the, you know, the we know the internet is is limitless. It's boundless, it's everywhere. So that would be the nationally that's the best and I have had international buyers from other countries that see my listings through various websites. So that you know, the last that we as an agency that is our like, our that is our that's our bread and butter really are machine for for an issue for situation of our product that we're removing. But so in both internationally and nationally that's I find it effective. But there are there are other agencies different agencies. Rob I do believe specializing international brokerages boutique brokerage do not cater to the international population. We cater to our national. But we do get we do. Get international clientele. I do have clients and. Other countries. Anyway, that answers question. Hopefully does. Yeah. So. Pretty much. I mean, those aside from the fact that that the using online to the molest and like you mentioned the hundred forty or so sites open houses, postcards, showcase magazines. And so on all, you know, that stuff agents have been doing for ages, maybe because they work. But have you thought is there anything new that could be done to get people to a house? I mean, what about staging like a well one thing you didn't mention I think is a broker open house. I think that's. Daytime property is recently listed on the molest we initiate which brokers open at that point. And that's something that we do. We don't just do it once, but it really when it's the property is new to the market will initiate brokers open. And that's where we invite all the brokers of all the various agencies, which, you know, their multitude of of agencies around where we live personally, Bobby county their thirty thousand agents from St. Lucie to Miami. I'm told twenty four thousand twenty four thousand seven hundred in the town, I on the Palm Beach eleven hundred membership members on the on that that website on that membership board. So you're dealing with thirty forty thousand agents, potentially. And the brokers open is a we send a blast out. And that we advertise prior days prior. And then we have like some snacks and some some beverages, and we'll have them calling for a couple of hours view the. Operti in they market, it they and they have a potential client whether internationally or locally they will. They may be potentially have exactly our buyer in place and many times this nothing, but just a just an opportunity to to market your home. It isn't always materialize. But sometimes it does. So we do that. And we don't just do it one time we'll do appear like I'm actually getting ready to do with your property again and not to disappear. Well, I mean, our time is has quickly gone by Steve. Thank you so much for a very rich an informative conversation. How can people get a hold of you at Mirsky, which is spelled M I R S K Y in Palm Beach, Florida. Steve burns, how do you want people to reach? You have an Email or. They can they can reach me via Email, which would be s j b realty one g mail dot com. Or they can always get me on my cell phone, which is always on my side, which is five six one six six two five five zero six and tastic while like you said I'm one hand it's a numbers game. And it only takes one. But I for one really appreciate your your dedication, your your hard work and showing up with verve and TLC. It really makes a difference sent I wish you all the best. And I thank you for being here. Thank you for lobbying to be part of the process that you that you've invited me to to participate in. I I'm grateful, and I always tell my always tell my clients. I am you don't understand how grateful I am. And how much I appreciate you allowing me to our this process because it's very intimate thing. It's just the numbers. It's it's your life. And I take her shirts. That's true. Well, thank you. 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Win Florida: The Pam Keith Interview
"Let me tell you something about the power of money when the money goes the power goes. And there's always somebody with more money than you. But the power of conviction and moral righteousness stays the course. It can't be defeated by short-term goals that don't work out. We stand on the shoulders of ancestors that thought and their power when they had so much less than we have right now. We have been taught and told that people who have big titles who have a lot of money who have a lot of Time. Access to government that they're the powerful ones and where are the ones that are to be stopped on what that's about how we think. And, it's the way we think that makes a true. What happens if we change the way we think? What happens if we stand up stand strong and said, you know what we're common for you. And there's more of us. Welcome to this special episode of Gasoline Nation. We have an exciting guest today I'm thrilled to welcome to Gas Nation Ham Keith Pam Keith is the Democratic nominee for Florida's eighteenth congressional district, which is right next to Donald Trump's district where he hosts born spies at mar-a-lago a pam one, the twenty twenty primary with eighty percent of the vote a record for this district Pam the daughter of a U. S. diplomat and a former US ambassador she was born in Turkey and lived in Morocco Syria Brazil and several US cities before going to high school in Oakland California and attending my Alma Mater UC, Davis for her BA and master's degrees. She then attended Boston College Law School where she was moot. Court champion and made law review her desire to serve her country led Pam to commission into the US Navy as a Jag officer. In one, thousand, nine, hundred, five, she served for four years including a tour as officer in charge of the Legal Services Office in Bahrain. Miss Keith later served as the first Jag assigned the navy task force on computer network security. She speaks French Spanish and Portuguese when elected Pam, will serve as the first black female better in the history of the United States Congress a we're so grateful to have her here and I just want to add a Pam Keith is one of the dozens of candidates I've been supporting in this election. Her campaign just happened to reach out to me because we have a incredible podcast tear gas nation where we like to give voice to a lot of important issues we're going be going over some of them today, and we're honored to have that I wanted to share that I did support this race like supported so many in this election cycle and I'm happy to put that out there and proud to endorse Pam Keith for. Congress. So welcome to the show Pam. Thank you so much for having me. It's just a true honor I'm such a fan of yours and Sarah's and this whole podcast it just. Keeps people informed in I just I'm so proud to be here. Thank you so much. Will we are so thrilled to feature your story here. It just speaks to this moment in time where America is emerging through these, these fires has a stronger phoenix because it just gives so much hope that someone as as brilliant and progressive and fearless as you are you're spreading your courage out to others by running in Donald Trump's mar, a Lago district. So tell us what has that reaction been like from Floridians there. You know that's trump country. Right I will clarify that. Due to the wisdom of the Florida legislature mar-a-lago got Jerry. On the upper side of the line of my district, it's literally less vitamin. It's outside the district and I did check because people were telling me that it's in the district and I'm like. Out of water. But it literally is a three minute lesson three minute walk from mar-a-lago to the district lines. So it's it's just right there and what that tells you is a little bit about the weirdness of this district I. Think the listeners need to know first of all, what Florida's eighteen is all about and why it is such an interesting district. So it encompasses the northern portion of Palm Beach County. When you think of Palm Beach Cami, you principally think about these really wealthy gated communities these golf communities mar-a-lago goes for the most expensive real estate in the world right there on the Atlantic Ocean in. Palm Beach County Palm. Beach. Island Jupiter Island. extrordinary. But then you go in late. Right. So if you go west from there, you get west. Palm Beach, just sort of upper middle class. Then you even west of that you get into oil Palm Beach, which is a lot tirees also liked it communities but now you're starting to get much more working class middle class. People blue collar white or gray color, and then as you move further inland towards like a job, which is in the middle of our state there you get cultural it's a completely different population there. Right it's migrant workers and it's people who work in agricultural factories like sugar factories it is heavily Latino, but it is not Cuban Latino it is Bolivia, Ian or Guatemalan. Sometimes as well and quite a bit of Mexican as well But so so it's a very different looking teen population than you can get mine any data broward, and as you go to the district, the next county encounter is Martin County and Martin County is like Much much much more red and it is much much much more trump read. 'cause there's a lot of red in Palm Beach County too but it's sort of wealthy. Northeastern, coastal wet, which is a different shade of Red than the Martin Kemp which is a very, very rare. But it also has a component of blew. It just has more red, but the more red is redder like if you you know what I mean Super Program someone and then you get some sentences county and St Lucie County above Martin County is just this really interesting mix of it's more blue collar. It is one of twelve counties. It's more democratic than Republican and has a a historical and well. Contained black community in for Paris where I live and it is a black community it's way more. Had as I'm GONNA say insular, but that's probably it. Just it's a historic community. Everybody knows everybody is very different than like our So many people of color that pocketed throughout the Conti here, all of concentrated one area, and then you have a lot more teachers and firefighters folks like that. That are these sort of blue collar, gray collar and a some wealth along coast. But more of a Democratic County and more of a mixed income and racially diverse population they are in cincy county and so that mix. Mix for a very difficult lead on this district. Cook report has it as plus for plus five are. And that's just along party registration lines. But it's like one hundred, sixty, thousand people miss district that are non-party register and they go. Very much with momentum. So, this district has been won by a razor thin margin by Democrat. It's been raised one by twenty points by your Democrats. It's been one by a Republican by ten points and all that's happened in the last six. fx Shifts in population that's shifts in momentum. It's not really swinging see-saw. Go Down, go ten points read or go twenty points. So the latest polling saying that it's swinging four points Republican currently, that's not a lot given polling. Raiding right the general is a deep plus five pulling is quite different right because. Joe Biden is leading district currently by eight points while Cosby seventy turnaround between Hillary Joe the antipathy. Towards Hill is not translating to jail. Why one thing I'm, I'm I really meager point out because this is something that's been under discussed is Saint Lucie County was one of the counties that we know now was targeted by the Russian election hacking that they had success infiltrating election systems in Saint Lucie County, and now you're telling me that Saint Louis. County also happens to be a historically black county. AMEX. Sales account was the perfect place to explore because it has an African American woman as a supervisor of elections. It is a diverse mix population with a significant black population, but it's not white under sort of magnifying glass at Broward Dade Orlando Tampa. And it has historically because of its breakdown of population you could sell just about any kind of election outcome you could sell a narrow d win a narrow our win big D win or big Arwen at any one of those would be considered plausible in this district I WANNA get to talking about your story and what got you to run but I also want to point out 'cause the election hacking story is an ongoing story I know are being hit by a lot of major breaking news, but I want to remind everyone that on the front page of the New York Times right next to the big. Tax Donald Trump tax fraud bombshell was an article on the very same front page that Russia's continued to hack our election systems and I want to point out that St Lucie County being a historically black. County. Targeting Black Americans generally was a big part of the Kremlin strategy and attacking our democracy in two thousand sixteen. So that's something we ought to be vigilant of so. Pam. So in terms of your your story what inspired you to run. First thing inspired me. Is Listening to my inspiration, I've only only twice in my wife a by. Had a kind of funny that made me feel like I was moved called needed to make a certain. The first one was during rhyming King I was a young woman trying to decide what kind of career I wanted to have, and during those Rodney King. Hearings I was glued to the TV but it was also kind of screaming at the TV about with the lawyer should be asking what they should be arguing and I had this kind of a ha moment like, Ooh. I should be lawyer because my family had been in water. So I was like I think it should be. and. So once that kind of hit me, it was like, oh I'm GONNA put everything I have into being a lawyer and I did what I didn't do with planning how to pay for law school that was a different. But what I did do with plan to get in and I did and I had this vision of how I wanted to you know what I was going do. So that was the first time that had a risk like this really strong sense of called something and I just did it and I knew that that was like move the only other time in my life that I had that kind of feeling. Was Watching Marco Rubio give the answer to the state of the Union in one of Barack. Obama's state of the Union and he was caught him out and sweaty, and he was like drinking water in the middle of the speech I mean it was. and. I'm listening to the content and I'm looking at the performance I'm thinking how is this guy a United States senator house impossible. and. It hit me. Because he ran. Because He. And that. Was that second time where I felt like Ooh, this intrigue me I'm pulled to this. Now I didn't act on it at that time like because who does that but As something I was working in house at a large large company when the biggest producer of clean renewable energy in a company called the exterior and jazz working in house with, and they were going through all these changes they were making changes in the legal department and I'm sitting here going to well. Okay. So why would you WANNA go? And it hit me that I really wanted to what would treat me but I couldn't put aside there's this idea of going into politics and using all this experience that I have to be the advocate of people. and. That was Kinda my like road to Damascus moment like once I decided that my rest of my life is going to be advocating for the people advocating for smart policy. And using all of this experience knowledge case, whatever I'm going to use it in service to my country into my people that was it, and there was really nothing I was willing to give up. In pursuit of that not that I knew I would have to when I started right? Like I was be so much easier than it actually is. But once I decided that that was my that was my past than I just got on a path and it's been you know four solid years of of crawling over glass to get your bed. I just stayed with it because it just feels like what I'm supposed to be doing and and I feel like too much is given much as we fired. And who better to put your talent and your energies in your passion service to than the people of the United States. So that's why I do it, and that's why I feel like I'm willing to stick it out when it's hard. That is exactly right. Mark. Rubio grasping desperately for water in his nervous a state of the Union response this little kid up there shivering in his boots and seeing those guys and just thinking yourself if they can do it what's my excuse and the way we're going to take our country back is flushing these idiots out of power. It's about rebuilding the system by US becoming the new system, and that's GonNa take a lot of brilliant fearless progressive people like yourself standing up and saying. It's my turn. Now you've had your chance you you. You got as done this destructive path. Let's go and that's what we need. We need so many people from Dogcatcher to city council all across the board is running for office period. We all need to become the new system to save ourselves. So what advice do you have for somebody listening? WHO's not there yet who is just? Doing their day job and they don't have their voice because I think one thing you and I could have an early show about the power of finding your voice and how your voice does show up for you. Once you decide to claim it. But so what advice do you have for someone listening? WHO's not there yet but we should be because we desperately neither talents right now. I have three pieces of advice, his advice number one. You are exactly who you. There is no such thing as a model for what it looks like to be leader. There may be a model for it looks like to be a politician, but there's a model of what it looks like to be a leader what you are in this very moment as you're listening to what you are right now is exactly what we need. We, need you because you were unique, you bring to the table only. In the most unique combination, the things that you've been through and and have experienced and are passionate about and the way you feel about the way you think about it is absolutely unique to you and it's down. Bowl. So the first thing I say is you're awesome. You're you and you don't need anything else. The second thing I will tell you is nothing in your background no mistake you've made. No, no error is unforgivable if you're willing to own it and you're willing to say, Hey, this is what I learned from it the concept of of like, Oh, I can't run skeletons in my closet. Have you watched the GOP lately? They have most cemeteries in there right? There's nothing done that for closest they've got mass graves in their closets they. Like exactly. So the notion that. Some steak that you've made or some bankruptcy or loss or whatever you know. Carson. Even if you've been in our fridge, that's not dealbreaker they're probably whole bunch of people who can relate to your story as long as your story isn't redemption story gross story or less learn story than than any mistake can be forgiven if you honest able to communicate which got it and why that makes you a better leader. The third thing I will tell you is always tell yourself. Yes. I don't have no my low to yourself because the whole world tells me no and I don't need to add my voice that course. So I don't. I always tell myself. Yes Am I. Bad, ass. Yes, am I smart. My hardworking, you got it. Yes. I tell myself. Yes. All the time and I know that sounds kind of trite. But as an African American woman in this game, we tell you you get so much feedback that you're not white bright not a good bit or not a team player and you know I'm not I'm not a team player. I'm a team leader. It's a different concept. I'm building a team and I'm the leader of that team. So I always tell myself yes. Yes. Absolutely. As I can do it and the last thing I will tell you. Is that the hardest thing about doing this is not policy. That's the easiest part. The second easiest part is getting out and talk to people about policy that to extremely easy. Because you're passionate about in which you're passionate about comes naturally. But this game at this level is ninety percent patronage and power ten percent policy if that. Politics at this level is principally about who thinks they can control you who thinks they can get something out of you who you have to partner with and parlay with whose support you can glean. Who has a pet issue or a person that they need something done for? It is horse trading, of Paulo, and so if you understand that. You are way ahead of the game because that is something I absolutely did not understand when I started this. I was this bright eyed bushy tailed person was like, Hey, the powers and the people and if they vote for me I win, that's true. But the people will know anything about without resources the resources always tight power. and. So you need to understand that that doesn't mean you can't grow your power or generate your own. Andrea here has generated her own power. So has ever Kinsey or they've generated their powered power speaking their truth by speaking their voice by developing sense of expertise and people wanting to be validated by. When people want you to validate them you are now powerful. So. There's a lot of different ways to build power, but you have to understand that the blocking and tackling of politics is not policy. Its power. If you understand that you mentioned everything. That's incredible. Thank you so much. That's GonNa, be a gas station classic. Tutorial So whether some issues that you are hearing a lot about in your community, what are what are voters saying to you like what's the temperature there on the ground? I mean everything is rising and falling on. Cova covered response healthcare related to Co, bid job losses related to Kobe. Unemployment. Benefits related coded Florida has a unique incompetence and immorality around unemployment benefits and the difficulty in accessing them It was by design Republicans believed that it was perfectly correct and morally sound people into unemployment benefits, systems through payroll deductions, and to not be able to access those benefits when they need them when they get. Employment, they thought that was perfectly morally sound. And so they created a system that was designed to frustrate confuse make people walk away. and. Give up before they actually get a check. It as depicted as confusing as onerous as possible, and so because in their mind, the only unemployed people are people of color. And they're willing to cannibalize people who are not of color by the way to her people call. And I'm going to say that it is intentional for that purpose because that's the lexicon and the narrative that they use around. So I'm not making an accusation that they haven't already admitted to in various and sundry ways so. There are very, very serious issues. This is a state that relies very heavily on tourism revenue and seasonal resident revenue and the corona viruses dampening. Very significantly tourists coming for, and there's really no way to backfill that revenue in our budget. You're not to raise income taxes in Florida because we don't have an income tax. And there's only so much. You can do with sales taxes before you stifles spending. So your your options are real estate taxes increased, which by the way, the Republicans detest or just cutting services to bare bones with problem is that Florida's a barebones services stay to begin with so it's like a really. Really Weird budgetary situation here and I think that the governor's mansion is is doing everything it can to try to not bring attention. chewed the budgetary consequences of these choices. And what about climate change because you guys are right there on the water is that an issue that comes up? Do you have a lot of conversations concerned conversations with voters? So it's interesting that you raise. My district has the Saint Lucie River that flows through in the St Lucie River is a natural river but a man made connection was created between the St Lucie River and the Okeechobee like a trumpy. Saint Lucie river is a tidal brackish river like a job is not obviously not salty right Polluted to the nth degree, but it's been very, very big buried. Very Shallow Lake. Imagine it is like the world's pond. Historically before they put their hands on little toby expanded and contracted with rainy seasons. But then eventually people figured out that the land around like a Kobe was really really fertile land because at constant Contracting and expanding of water loose sediments. Sediment is excellent. Robust Earth, which to grow stop. So they put a wall around Lake Okeechobee and said, okay, we're what to use this land for cultivation. The problem is a shallow lake that's supposed to extend twenty put a wall around it. What happens it goes up and down instead of out in. The lake goes to a certain level of up. It just touched overflow bat law that Levy and it floods the land around it and that of course you know kill crops in the end. So we now manage the water in and out around Lake Okeechobee around the needs of agriculture. And that decision has created an untenable situation with watt management where when the lake gets to a certain level, they release water into these days on our side. It's it's Satan she never on the western side, it's the coolest hatching river that flows into the Tampa Bay right and they fled those waivers with water from jobe. Now, even if the water in Lake Okeechobee was clean which it's not but if it were, it would change the salinization level of the same river in kill off grasses of wildlife in it does right even if it weren't polluted, but sadly, it is bearing pollute right? Because it's got the runoff from Orlando it's got every cultural. Catalan shooting runoff from the. Central part of the state and and it has pesticide runoff, and that pesticide has chemicals phosphorus that feed blue-green algae. Creates algae. Frothy Slimy muck. And that Muck goes into the rivers when they released water from the lake and that makes it's stinky it's noxious. It creates a grotesque smell It's dangerous and we've had cancer clusters in liver issues related to people who are around the water and so then. It. Also be fouls this beautiful, extremely expensive and valuable riverfront and beach front property once it flows out into the ocean creates red tides right when we're red tides come on polluted water coming from the. Aren't. So it has these really serious ecological consequences. So we're in a constant doubtful in south Florida figuring out how to not have algae in our rivers not be changing the Ph of our rivers and moving water where Mother Nature intended it to go because back in the day. Water, from the Lakewood flew into the clicks. That's what fed the everglades. So you put a wall around that the everglades start to dry up and get saltier, and that is exactly what was happening. So if you're an environmentalist like I am you were concerned about the problems with feeding during water into the everglades, the problem with not enough water into the everglades the problem of drying up of the everglades worried about diesel salt level in the river you worried about the Riverina Environments Laguna Bengals the manatees waterfowl worry about all that. But if you're a phony environmentalists like my opponent, the only thing that worried about is the the muck on your riverfront property. Right. So I am the person that understands how climate change is affecting a blue-green algae I talking about civil rise in the affected that's going to have on our beaches, and of course, the value of beachfront property, which will right I'm talking about burning of sugar cane in those sugar fields south of the lake and how that's putting pesticides in air I'm talking about you know sonic boom mapping on off our coast to oil exploration, which has a series of. honorine wildlife and memoir by behavior like. That stuff I deep deep environmentalist. My opponents only care about that river right there. So He's a what I call micro environmentalists. He's environmentalists only on the micro portion, of St Lucie River that's. Right exactly right it they don't rich people don't care until it affects their their Yeah. A So so tell me about your opponent Brian Mass he got into a bit of trouble. Ironically there's there's some comments he made on facebook that the. Crowd would go after him for where he was talking about a fifteen year old girl. Could you tell us a little bit about Brian Masse the Republican Republican opponent and his Weirdness Ryan is in second term he is an army veteran was combat wounded in Afghanistan from lost legs and An IEP D He is what I call the perfect political chameleon when he thought it was in his best interest look like moderate. He sounds like a moderate when he thinks it's in his interested sound like a trump worry sounds like a trumper. If you think it's in his best interest to to take a position, he'll take it but he will never stick with anything that harms his political power. He's not like I am deeply morally committed to anything right? Like he's deeply morally committed to his own power and his own power rises and falls with the will of the GOP with the will of Donald Trump so. That's the truth of kind of Houthi he governs but his mastery if he has one is public relations and he is the master of Glossy Flyer Stat tell narratives they're not true but they look really good and they are very persuasive to the mind that is subject to that. The other thing is that he was. He, he he shares the same kind of misogyny in white supremacy of the rest of the members of cheese, and so that shouldn't surprise you. But it was a it was a sharp contrast to spit and Polish hero image that he's got all this time creating finding these facebook posts where in one he was encouraging his now campaign manager who is vacationing in South Africa to have sex with as many fifteen girls could because he thought it was legal. So Brian Mast. was promoting pedophile sex tourism in a foreign country that he probably in his head that was shit shithole country right because in a shithole country could you have sex with children and that's what he was promoting was was sex child tourism in even in a joking way, it's disgusting because that stuff actually does go on I lived in Ukraine I kid you not as a common sight when I lived in Kiev I would see some big old western white man with a cowboy hat. On the street, talking up some young Ukrainian girl's Ukraine for very long time and to this day is a sex tourism destination where western men flock and it's disgusting how they treat it like their own personal candy shop, and in this vicious system, children are extremely vulnerable. So even joking about this and normalizing et with a joke like this on facebook whether or not use joking whatever he can however he wants to it's. Deeply disgusting. It wasn't a joke in the sense that he was trying to be funny, right like he was. He may or may not have believed that his friend would have followed up on it. But Brian really wants us to be about his words in this issue here is about as thoughts. Words like that reflected certain kind of mindset. And that's very mindset that allowed guy like Jeffrey Epstein to succeed as long as he did and trafficking teenage girls right under our nose right here in Palm Beach County. Right. So our ad out right now that just hit the street today I think yesterday. Is Putting those words against Jeffrey Epstein's face and saying, no, he's not the one who said this because it would make perfect sense did. Vina's Williamson. So how is he different Than Jeff? Maybe. He didn't execute it. He did build the whole international winning around it, but he is certainly encouraging men to be customers of Jeffrey FC now. That's the sickening thing and keep in mind he was on active duty in the military was married at a kid. This is very bizarre thing into my way and the other comment when he was sort of. Saying that good pickup line for managed to say, Hey, don't turn this rape into a murder. Really, that's that's that's what you think. That's hilarious. To. Meet at the time, he was a senior enlisted person in the army. He may have had women in his unit. He may have had women who reported to him or worked with him. It's not like we don't have a sexual assault problem in the military based on the abuse of authority like we do. So the guys who do that are guys who think like that That I, get to use my authority in my power to silence you and intimidates you after I insult you. That's what happens in the military all the time. So clearly, Brian eight part of the solution because he's part of the problem and so you know I'm looking forward to our debate on Monday. We gotta get you in there Pam. We gotta get you in Congress that this guy has to go. This is so dangerous. It's the mentality it's the culture it's the normalization. This is what we're up against. okay. I, I did want to mention to your listeners. There's actually two Republicans on our ballot because we have one of these. Cuban. On conspiracy theorist running as an independent Florida we have closed primaries, which means that people who runs non-party make it to the November ballot. And so We have this one conspiracy theorist named Kate W Miller. WHO's just? Over the top. NUTTY LIKE He's the one who claimed that Patti Labelle is part of the deep state and that she's being paid by source to Barack Obama back to the White House he claimed that John Say is not black and that she's a white woman from Italy pretending to be black get attention. He. said that the reason white women joining black last night are so that they can quote unquote fornicated with black men. That's how Wackadoo Guy and he's heats Ryan because he thinks Brian is insufficiently supportive of Second Amendment Rights. Got Eight the NRA what. But apparently. Right. After Parkland Bryant took a hot minute to advocate a you know a fifteen band and when I say hot minute, he stayed on that topic for all of eighteen seconds. The NRA. called him on the carpet gop probably said, hey, will pull funding if you don't shut up he back down into his never mentioned it again since and Parkland happened while. I'm the candidate that's totally program control like everybody knows that if between now. It'll only take two or three percent of the vote to go to Miller for Brian, bean yield trump, and that's already happened. my gosh. Okay. So this is fascinating. Your district is is such an interesting national snapshot. Let's talk about Florida in terms of what's going on cross-border because you ran for you a set in Florida you've been in every corner of that state. You've been talking to voters and a lot's been happening. There was that referendum that was passed saying that former inmates can indeed have the right to vote in obviously voting and that right to vote and run for office as a sacred right should never be taken away and taking away the right to vote period whether you're in your prisoner not should just absolutely never happen, and since that was passed by voters in Florida, giving a former inmates, their rights back. The Florida Gop reacted by saying. Okay. But not until they pay their fines essentially enacting a poll tax, which Michael Bloomberg then swooped in instead of all, pay it off. And so he's paying off a lot of those whole tax fees, but then the system in place to hunt down how much is owed is so archaic that is even difficult to confirm in many cases how much is indeed owed so it to resolve those cases as difficult. And a clarify abusing. Andrea. Important. On in Florida we password for randoms only passive. They passed sixty percent sixty, sixty one. So we passed that sixty seven percent of the vote which takes. Dollars in millions of hours of wrote because you can only get it on the ballot massive petitioning have something like one, hundred, sixty, five, hundred, seventy, five, thousand Titians that are not only signed but verified which takes millions of dollars right. But it's the principle way that we get around the legislature that has been gop controlled for twenty years. So if you want something that second thing is that Giradi snow is that Florida has more things that are felonies and just about any state out there like you said inmates but that's not accurate many if not the overwhelming majority of these people who have quote unquote value convictions never spent a day jail. Right. Never were in aren't violent offenders of any flavor many of them have non violent drug offenses marijuana or whatever, and many believe it or not. The single biggest thing is driving on a suspended license. If you've gotten enough driving on suspended license than it escalates to a felony in the in the state of Florida. If a check bounces of two hundred and fifty dollars or more like two, hundred, thousand, one I think it is that goes from denuded felony. That's what it means to have a state that criminalizes. That poor people step into it makes them felonies. It becomes one of the best. Inherent victim voter suppression tools there is. and. Then when we vote given the rights back, then they create descending, it's not fine because if you're find court, it's in your judgment that she'd been five hundred dollars and you have to pay five hundred dollars in court coffers right? This is enes right the cost for the bailiff, the cost of the court reporter those are not placed in your documents regarding what your quarter was. You have to go to the court asked what their standard fees or for one day of litigation or whatever. and. So. If you were convicted fifteen years ago. How you find what the proper fee was for the half day that you were in court. That's the reason why we have an eighty five thousand requests backlog to ascertain what the fees were. Let alone pay them all. There are some good judges out there especially in some of our blue districts in God. Who have just decided that they're not gonna go hunting and pecking, and they just assess a fee of community service. Or assess a feeble dollar. Because they can do now. But just getting the paperwork to get before judge is. So it was the most effective voter suppression tool. That the GOP created and they did a very effective move to keep their two one in play. Despite an in contrast to the will of the people before. It just so reminiscent of the two, thousand, Florida election. Katherine Harris did a massive voter scrub leading up to the two thousand election Florida which helped tip George W Bush into a victory in Florida they targeted. Inmates or is always black people are always targeting black voters. It's so reminiscent of that. I think that It has been the GOP playbook for years that the way to win is to suppress the people don't agree with us. And it has been the passivity of Democrats for years. To let them do it. And to not make about it. And to not. Criminalize it. And to not insist on media attention on it and to just consider and just to be natural teeth about unfairness and wrongness you think about what happened to Abrahams Georgia for the good of the state of good of the country to the good of the district or good of continuity stability. Blatant cheating was tolerated. And the problem with Michelle Obama's perspective when they go low, we go. Hi problem with that is that when they go low and we go hi, the low road becomes the preferred road because there's no obstruction to we have not put in structured to to suppression. So they keep doing it to get better and better at it and it becomes more and more effective. That's the truth the truth is. We let them do this. And what you're saying is we need to criminalise voter suppression if it were left to me you mess with somebody's vote not only do you go to jail pay a massive fine but you lose your right to vote forever it is a permanent to ever voting yourself because it's not an injury twin individual it's an injury to the democracy to me voter suppression voter election fraud is an injury to united, states. Americans should be treated that way it should be on par with treason if you are intentionally taking a boat from someone because they don't even. If you are intentionally perpetrating a fraud on an election results to get something you want that ought to be. Right up there with the most unforgivable crimes against your nation because it is exactly that a crime against your nation, not just against black voters why you're it is a crime against the intention, the founding fathers of this country, and it should be treated that way. So in terms of the current state of Florida, it's a swing state. There is massive voter disenfranchisement as historically has been, and there's also election vulnerabilities as with election hacking as we saw in twenty. Sixteen. With all of this combined, what are the chances of Biden winning Florida and how could Biden overcome all these obstacles? It is very hard to say. I don't know if you know who she's a data person statistics person she dives in just is really deep analytical on things that are going on. Her tick is that Florida is Biden's goose. I think I agree with her we have what we need here to win in terms of votes but we have execution issues and we have focused issues and we have resource issues, the Republicans treating Florida like it is. The Alpha Omega of the election they are outspending Democrats five to one. The Democrats especially, the donor class are obsessed with the Senate and widely. So I'm not saying that's wrong. I'm just saying it's ubiquitous. Which means that because Florida doesn't have a Senate rates cycle we the wicked step childhood much cycle. We only have three what we consider competitive pickups. We have to sort of border. Just outside of what we could do competitive and then we have one major when they were defending an in Miami Debbie murky so Powell that's it. That's a total of like. Six out of twenty, nine, electoral seat, twenty, nine seats, and of those six only pamphile are drawing money from out of. Joe Biden's team make up the difference with hundreds of millions of dollars while even if you were to say your Bloomberg money as as can be playing here, but it's playing in Orlando, Miami Dade and Broward, it's playing in the big media markets to buy ice. and to some extent I guess it's on minting other kinds of spending but the problem is that big campaign that gubernatorial senatorial that would do all the work of organizing volunteers up down inside sideways that is missing. And to the extent that the Florida Democratic Party is doing. Grassroots work and it is it's doing it principally with respect to voter registration and vote by mail a distraction. It's not doing in terms of getting candidates names out or connecting voters to candidates mind. So this is the problem we are building entire state turnout model on the degree to which. People like or don't like trump invite it, and that's beyond foolish because as we found out last night, the narrative between trump and binding can change on a dime last night being the trump testing positive recorded right throws narrative of the presidential into total whiplash chaos right. But it I'm building what poor and name recognition and brand with the voters in my district on the safe harbor for them. They're here for my success. And it's my campaign that's organizing all that. So we have six hundred volunteers that we organize and deploy to get people to vote for me but also at all. Right and that's not dependent on the mood nationally. That's dependent on what's going on on the ground here locally. And not having that local ground builds is just incredibly. Foolhardy and I think just certain extent that was the mistake that the Hillary team made in Florida and I'm seeing the same mistake being made now in. Florida is unusual in that. It has such a diverse pocket-sized minority vote right? It is not like Texas where the overwhelming majority of Latino voters for Mexico or Mexican heritage. Here we have a totally different. Attitude and background from the Cuban emigrants and also win those immigrants came to Florida because there's a they came in the twenties and thirties air completely different politically the people who came during the Bay of Pigs time who are completely different than the people who are coming now. Totally different voting issues. You know we have dominicans who think very differently than Venezuelan. Very differently than Guatemala's complete, radically different worlds. And we don't seem to have the kind of pocket-sized messaging that's effective with that kind of diversity. Haitians. Don't want to be viewed as saying as native black shearer neither by the way to Jamaicans Bahamians and don't confuse Jamaicans with. Bamyan. Trinidad and Tobago immigrants like they don't WanNa debuted at the same. So the tough nut to crack in. Florida in terms of mobilising from the ground is that it requires not only tremendous amount of resources. It also requires a tremendous amount of local knowledge and pocketed communication which the party never seems to be able to unpack. It seems to have this when size fits all Latino engagement model that works in Nevada, but really not work here. And that's why a congressional and gubernatorial. Provide. Local intelligence about how to talk to these pockets votes. And that's being just completely cannibalized in this election cycle because we just don't have that big eye-popping race that brings money to Florida. And on election night, it Florida is in the read column what Does election-night Look. Let's think about the strategy of the GOP here. Their goal is to put Florida in the red and then attack the lake counts Midwest states who are going to be counting ballots after election day, and they're gonNA try to force courts to stop the counts throw out those ballots say that they're fraudulent or whatever they're building that narrative right now. Right now that narrative. Right so Florida's in the blue column on election night none of this stuff matters. Right they're not GonNa win if Florida's in the blue. But the whole thing is now in jeopardy if floors in the red. And so when I'm on call time calling donors all over the country and saying, Hey, we need your help here like. The congress is good. I'm not giving Congress I'm only give to the Senate and Joe. And get that literally over and over and over and over again and I'm like yeah. But Florida's still twenty nine electoral votes. Don't think of me as a congressional candidate. Think of me as the Senate candidate for. Because, this campaign is the one that's going to do the pocket-sized. Local savvy work to turn out those votes. and. If that's what we need to win Florida than this is the campaign that's doing that. while. How can people listening get involved? How can they get involved? Help your campaign first and foremost go to the website got more dot me. But second of all, go to facebook we have a great facebook page I hate of, but we do have facebook page Cauca go PAM Bolan tears go pam volunteer status how you can interface with the campaign by doing texts devoted we are very, very best protective order we have no Cards, we have letters to those in force. We have own dating, which is incredibly impactful. 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Tropical Storm Isaias Nears Hurricane Strength as It Barrels Toward Carolinas
"Tropical storm is. Near Hurricane Strength, as it barrels, toward Carolina's. By Wilfredo, Lee, and Danika Kotova the Associated Press in Vero Beach Florida. It's is was forecast to be near hurricane strength as it approached the Carolinas Monday, just a day after bands of heavy rain from the tropical storm lashed. Florida's east coast, the US national. Hurricane Center issued a hurricane warning from South Sandy River, South Carolina to serve City Carolina in its five am advisory. Tropical storm is es had maximum sustained winds of seventy miles per hour and was expected to strengthen. Later, Monday forecaster said a category. One hurricane has winds of seventy four to ninety, five miles per hour parts of the Carolinas were due for up to six inches of rain, storm surge and possible tornadoes. Tornadoes the advisory stated forecasters said is es was located two, hundred, eighty miles south southwest of Myrtle beach. South. Carolina. It was moving north at nine miles per hour over the weekend is he is brought heavy rain and flooding to Florida as officials kept a close eye on the storm while dealing with surging cases of the corona virus, the storm had weakened from a hurricane to a tropical storm on. Saturday. Afternoon don't be fooled by the downgrade Florida. Governor Ron Santa's warned at a news conference after the storm spent hours roughing up the Bahamas upper level winds took much of the strength out of. said. Stacey Stewart, senior hurricane specialist at the Hurricane Center in. MIAMI. We were expecting a hurricane to develop and it didn't Stewart said, Sunday, it's a tale of two storms. If you live on the west side of the storm, you didn't get much. If you live east of the storm, there's a lot of nasty weather. There authorities closed beaches, parks, and virus testing sites, lashing signs to palm trees. So they wouldn't blow away to. Santa. Said, the state is anticipating power outages and asked residents to have a week supply of water food and medicine on hand officials wrestled with how to prepare shelters. Shelters where people can seek refuge from the storm if necessary, while also safely social distancing to prevent the spread of the virus in Palm Beach County about one hundred, fifty people were shelters said Emergency Management Spokeswoman, Lisa? Deliver. Janda county has a voluntary evacuation order for those living in mobile or manufactured homes or those who feel their home can't withstand winds. We don't anticipate many more evacuation. She said adding that the evacuees are physically distant from each other and are wearing masks due to the virus in Indian River County north of West Palm, Beach Florida emergency shelters were clearing out. Sunday after. was downgraded to a tropical storm officials told TC Palm newspapers that thirty eight people registered at three schools used as shelters. Those areas now must be cleaned to ensure no traces of the coronavirus remain as teachers and staff report Monday to prepare for the upcoming school year. No one checked in with covid nineteen symptoms. Temperature checks were done at the door official said and isolation rooms were designated. In case anyone came in with symptoms. The storm did not affect the successful return of to ask renaults aboard the SPACEX. Dragon. Capsule which splashdown into calm waters in the Gulf of Mexico. Off The coast of Pensacola test pilot, Doug Hurley and Bob Benkin road the capsule back to worth less than a day after departing the International Space Station and two months after blasting off from Florida. Is He is had already caused destruction in the Caribbean on. Thursday before it became a hurricane, it uprooted trees, destroyed crops, and homes and caused widespread flooding and small landslides in the Dominican. Republic and Border Rico One man died in Dominican Republic in Puerto Rico the National Guard rescued at least thirty five people from floods that swept away one woman whose body was recovered. Saturday is snapped trees and knocked out power as it blew through the Bahamas on Saturday with Corona virus cases surging in Florida recently, the added menace of a storm ratcheted up the. State run virus testing sites closed in areas where the storm might hit because the sites are outdoor tents, which could topple in high winds, Natalie Benton curse stocking up at a grocery store in Palm? Beach. Gardens. said that the storm itself doesn't cause a great amount of concern. The hurricane is not that serious, but I feel that the public is really panicking because it's a hurricane and we're in the middle of a pandemic she said. Officials in the Bahamas open shelters for people and Abajo island to help those who've been living in temporary structures since Dorian devastated the area killing at least seventy people in September two, thousand, nineteen. Koto reported from San Juan Puerto. Rico Kern Anderson in Saint, Petersburg Cody Jackson in Palm, Beach County and Julie. Walker in New York contributed.
AP Headline News Mar 26 2019 22:00 (EDT)
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20200625 Nicole Sandler Show - Thursdays with Howie Klein & Some Big Progressive Wins
"The following program contains graphic material including offensive language. Your this questions advised. Jeez. Got The news g talks with newsmakers g encourages us to have. And she cries with us, speaking truth to power, and Questioning Authority daily. It's the Nicole Sandler show. Welcome to a Thursday another busy day in America I just read something I i. don't even know who to attributed to somebody on. Twitter just posted an October surprise. Every day of the year. Yeah, I don't know what they could come up with an October that we haven't already than hit over the head with, but so it goes Hey, there is some breaking news yesterday we were standing by. Was it yesterday? Was Tuesday boy the days just run together, don't they? They do for me on Tuesday I was waiting with baited breath as they say. Oh, no, it was today. Actually Oh my God. On Monday and Thursday wow. I need to rewind. rewind the tape on Monday. You know we were waiting for Supreme Court decisions. They gave us very little. Today knowing that there were fourteen decisions left to. Announce we thought today was going to be a big day especially since the term, the Supreme Court term and on Tuesday of next week it runs through June and June. Let's see ends on Tuesday. June thirtieth is Tuesday. So today because there were still fourteen cases to announce. I wasn't alone in thinking that we'd get at least five or six of them today. But no, but now and so yeah. What they announced today was one. Just one Supreme Court decision and it was a pretty. fucked up one to be frank just last week, you know the the dreamers got a bit of a reprieve. Right so on a technicality really but. Nonetheless because the the trump administration didn't. Follow, the correct procedure in trying to shut down daca something that I guess they're. Legally allowed to do they didn't do it. They didn't follow the rules. Because trump is an idiot, who was completely? You know incompetent. Was Not prepared for this job and you know sometimes you think well. It doesn't matter as long as they surround themselves with good people well. He didn't surround himself with good people. So. Yeah so. They just did it wrong. They didn't know what the fuck they were doing. So that said they wound up. Not you know. They lost the trump administration lost that argument on a technicality that the law says they can. Try again to do away with Dhaka. They just have to follow procedure. What the? Experts that people who know a lot more about this than I do say they're not going to have time to do it before November. So So you put that aside it. It was UH victory. I'll take a win. However, we get it for the dreamers well today, the only decision the Supreme Court announced wasn't a case called Department of Homeland Security, versus. I'm going to try to pronounce his name. Thorough arrests figgy him Thursday Guillaume. That it was argued March second of twenty twenty, and the question was whether a federal law that limits judicial review of expedited deportation orders and Habeas Corpus proceedings violates. The Constitution's suspension clause got that. Well it was a seven two decision written by Alito. And basically it overruled the Ninth Circuit Court decision, which said. That that people seeking asylum, immigrants seeking asylum here are do. Habeas Corpus there due to a you know a speedy trial. And and the right to due process well, that's not what happened today. And in fact here in in Layman's terms is what they decided. The Supreme Court just handed trump. More. Anti Immigration Wins Scotus is cancelling Habeas Corpus for certain undocumented immigrants seeking asylum while in federal detention. Lovely. Here's another even more. you know. dumbed down explanation of the ruling. People like me. Who Don't who don't you know? Get who don't have a lot of. just a week. After granting a reprieve to the so-called dreamers, the Supreme Court Delta major defeat to immigration rights advocates by upholding fast track deportation process that the trump administration is seeking to expand. The procedure is called expedited removal. Nicely Orwellian forces allegedly undocumented immigrants out of the country with little or no review by the judicial branch in a seven to. What the Hell, oh I think someone's trying to. Okay. Someone's trying to call I. Probably shouldn't answer this, but what the hell let's. Let's give it a. let's give it a shot and see WHO's trying to call hello. Hello Hello. Hi, WHO's this guy? Evan, lapsley Hi Kevin. You calling! Who are you calling? Well I thought you doing some kind of drug cast, but I ANNA I. Yeah, so, are you calling into the show? I wanted to let I wanted to listen to him. So I'm not sure. You can't let I don't have a phone. Listen Line. You can listen online you can go to Nicole sampler dot com analysts in there, or you can download the progressive voices APP and listen on that or on tune in I've a stream there, but I I don't know I'm just a little show. I don't have a have a call in line to listen to. I'm sorry did I. Disturb show now. That's okay. That's all right. That's what we're here for. I'm glad you want. All Right? Thank you. Sorry can't help you. Okay by That's funny, so no, you know some. I guess there are some like stations that do you have a listen line? We you know we don't, but you can go to Nicole Sandler DOT COM. Slash Listen Dash live, and there's all kinds of ways to listen there via youtube or my tune in channel or progressive voices, or you get the APP, or you get the idea. Anyway so there. Was that anyway so? This procedure again. Basically a does away with habeas. Corpus Habeas Corpus Rights. for some. People and it was the seven two decision soda or and Keagan dissented. Justice Steven Brier and Ruth Bader GINSBURG. Concurred with the judgment. Yeah, that's not a good one. And you recall the name Judge Amy Berman Jackson well. She's the judge in the Roger. Stone case and he knows that trump is trying to get Roger Stone off the hook well I today, she. Put forth another order seeking records about Roger Stone's request to delay his prison report date next week. This is her third demand for follow up. Information Judge Amy Berman. Jackson is no one to fuck around with just saying you know in a in A. Legally kind of way. Anyway back to the other breaking news, so the so the Supreme Court finally today I mean after this morning I am on Scotus blog at ten o'clock this morning waiting for the decisions come down and they said. Just one they're just announcing one so that leaves thirteen cases still to be decided by the Supreme Court by Tuesday. So the question was when well we just found out. Supreme Court will issue opinions next Monday and Tuesday. There are thirteen cases remaining to be decided. So that's that. All right, so there's a lot of other stuff to talk about. They had Thursday. Howie Klein will be here and finally we have good news to report from Tuesday's elections in New, York and Kentucky and I. Told You yesterday the in Kentucky. The number of precincts reporting was frozen like thirteen percent and amy McGrath was in the lead well. The Kentucky Senate Democratic Primary Race has been updated now. Thirty six point, sixty nine percent of the precincts have reported. Again, it's still under forty percent, so there's still more than sixty percent of the votes outstanding, but what has happened is. Charles Booker has taken the lead Charles Book are now ahead of Amy McGrath in that primary forty seven to forty percents, so we have a lot a lot to talk to Howie Klein about today. So all right so I'm looking for a funny, and I think with people you know, even though we are not ready to go back out into the world, even be. The the corona virus is not done with us yet. We're still in the first wave and in parts of the country including right where I'm sitting. It's getting worse worse than ever yesterday in the United States. We. Hit a new record, the most number that the largest number of new corona virus cases reported in a single day in the US while. Other, parts of the world, they had the you know the curve that know have. They want flat curve to keep it to a point where? It's not overwhelming the hospitals, so they flattened the curve and then it goes down well in the United States. It's not going down. It's going up. It is going up, but I think a lot of people have gone back to work, or they're venturing back out into the world, so not as many creative fun. You know a parody. Videos are popping up each day, so it's harder to find the really good funny stuff, but I found one and the the reason why I. Really like this one is because it was produced by the Jam Academy Music School in Woodinville Washington. So again. This is I. Guess The teacher and his students. Remotely produced wrote and produced this parody video. It's another Kovic Video and and you know I played one. A week or two ago by a family, I think it was the d five family that did a parody of cakes the distance. Well, that's what Jam Academy. Music School in Woodinville Washington is parodying too so. Enjoy. Here we go. It's their take on socially distanced. On the Nicole Sandler show stuck on the couch for an indefinite time feeling dumping at grumpy sitting on our behinds, we've grown moustaches who need a haircut yearning for returning to a wordless less nuts. Drawn the way. She feels sitting in a full gas tank. While his parents go stern weaning normal to one day return as we signed onto the bandwidth those down. Backgrounds with she video and sound is empty with no traffic jams to learn the states. We're opening fans. The stock market's down. Unemployment is up, but Louisville strong and never give up. We're abiding by economic downturn. Stain hold team healthy. Throw inside Burns. Whistle showing distance. Self Quarantine We're all alone. There was a maxine. Contacts racing racing search. Interest! Social. sanitizer realty, no east bordering takeout, who who eats feast masks, were fashion that Dana's replaced reversal agent of surgeons who shelter in place summer has been canceled at best laid, but we want to watch baseball and have contact raising and raising insertion. REQ- to rate in tasting for the ages of shore, the stock market's down unemployment is up woody, strong, and never give up for a body while surviving downturns day. And healthy growing side. Yourself Branch and This. They have a Jam Academy Music School Enroll Today. That's so creative. I loved it. They did the. Pick. Oh yeah the Jam Academy. Jam Academy Music School in Woodinville Washington good on you. That's a way to make the most of are. Stay at home time. You know teach the kids to be creative with something fun I love it. Good work is a nice little commercial at the end there now have something else funny to play for you. That's you know that was funny. Ha, Ha, this is funny. In a sad sort away. Again. I'm coming to you. Live from the state of Florida. This is our official theme song. As And I bring that up because I'm about to play for you a little bit of video from CNN from a Palm Beach County Commission meeting where there are voting now I think I, live in Broward County and Palm Beach County Palm Beach County voted unanimously to require masks as they should. Because the virus year is on an upswing worse than it ever was. This is still the first What, what is the first surge or whatever it's not? It's not coming back. I was watching us a little bit of our remember last night on MSNBC and he had a panel of people he always tries to bring in. You. Know tries to be so all inclusive, and he brings in some trumpers. These idiots are talking about what a horrible job! He's doing, but they're still going to vote for him anyway. And Orient six one of them a question and he says well. You know if there's a second What what's what word am I? Looking for not a surge. If there's a second you know coming of the virus, I'm having a brain fart then then you know. Then we'll think about it again. This guy said if it comes back in November. And our email. Just let it go and I'm screaming at the television. What do you mean if it comes back? It hasn't left. It's still here. This is the first go round that is just escalating instead of the curve coming down as it's supposed to, because we have idiots running this country. So. Palm Beach County. Has. Way A wave. Thank you. It was the second way. It's the first way, but still the first wave. The wave. Yeah, I again I told you. My brain is just thank you now. Everyone in the chat room is saying wave wave everybody. Yeah. I hate it when I can't find the word looking for, and it happens more and more these days. Anyway so, yes, we're still in the first wave. Anyway so palm. Beach County had a county commission meeting yesterday. At which the commissioners voted unanimously. To require masks as they should. Because, things are food bar here. And in many other places around the country, so I just want to give you an an idea of some of the people who? WHO Lived in Palm Beach County, who showed up at this commission meeting and seriously I couldn't make this stuff up I tried all right. Take it away, crazy people. And, tonight, play for you the only Florida Song again. Yeah, well, you can sing it in your head is you're listening to this? and. Not Mandate somebody to wear a mask knowing that that math killing people it literally is killing people might. People are waking up and we know citizens. Because citizens, arrest are already happening. Okay, and every single one of you that are obeying. The deviled laws are going to be arrested or I. Don't think you guys are wondering. Rested, for crimes against humanity, problem with humanity, today is ignorance, arrogance, an apathy. Keep taking the road of least resistant. Keep listening to the TV brainwashing from birth. And they want to throw God's. Wonderful breathing system on the second. You're all turning your backs on it. I really have many question marks about your degrees and what you really know, sorry ma'am, but I. Don't think that you are worthy of your credentials and I would ask suggestively that. Go Back to school and get educated. All right I don't I don't think that youtube was hearing that It was pretty devastating here. I'm sorry you couldn't hear it. Let me I'M GONNA. Play the audio again because it didn't go out over Youtube. Here's what these people were saying. You literally cannot mandate somebody to wear a mask. Knowing that that math is killing people, it literally is killing later Ola and my the people we. We the people are waking up and we know what citizens arrested because citizens arrests are already happening. Okay, okay, every single one of you that are obeying the devils laws are going to be arrested and you. Dr Are going to be arrested for crimes against humanity problem with humanity today is ignorance arrogance, an apathy. Keep taking the road least resistant. Keep listening to the TV. Brainwashing you from birth. Throw God's. Wonderful breathing system out the door. You're all turning your back on it. I really have many question marks about your degrees online. Really know sorry man but I don't think that you are worthy of your credential. Oh my God. I would ask suggestively that you go to school and get educated. Oh my God and if that wasn't enough all right this one I know that the sound will work on it because I'm gonNA live video this. This one I wish I, knew these people's names, but again this is a woman from Palm Beach County with this bit of Brilliance spoarer four. Here At the end I don't wear a mask for the same reason I don't wear underwear. Things got to breathe. She doesn't wear a mask. Oh, hold on. She doesn't wear a mask for the same reason she doesn't. She doesn't wear a mask for the same reason. She doesn't wear underwear. Because things got breathe. Oh, my goodness! I it is, it is crazy time and we could all sing the flora dust song. All right so. I gotTA. Try again yesterday. Things went pretty well with progressive voices. We're GONNA. Try today to go into a break and then come back out of the break the way it's supposed to work, so let's give it a shot shall we will take a quick break here as well to to see if it works better this way, it is Thursday how Klein is coming up in just a few minutes, and I've got a little more news to get to too, but I will take a quick time out on the Nicole Sandler show on the progressive voices network. This is labor, history and to. This Day in Labor history. The year was nineteen, thirty eight. That was the day President Franklin Delano Roosevelt signed the fair Labor standards at the night before he signed that Landmark Act, he addressed the nation in one of his famous fireside chats. Explain to the American people the significance of the measure he would sign the next day. The president declared except perhaps for the social security. Act It is the most far-reaching farsighted program for the benefit of workers ever adopted here or in any other country. Country without question it starts us towards a better standard of living and increases purchasing power to buy the products of farm and factory. The act set the standard of the eight hour workday. The fight for the eight hour day had been a long hard fought cause for labor. The act also set a minimum wage of twenty five cents an hour upon its passage. Some seven hundred thousand workers would be eligible for this minimum wage. It also restricted the use of child labor and set A. A forty hour workweek it took considerable effort to get the Act through Congress it underwent multiple compromises and revisions labor secretary. Frances Perkins. The first female cabinet member in US history was a champion for the measure. The president recognized that there would be complaints over the measure coming from business in his fireside chat, he warned, do not let any calamity howling executive with an income of thousand dollars a day. WHO's returning as employees over to the government relief roles in order to preserve his company's. Company's undistributed reserves. Tell you that a wage of eleven dollars. A week is going to have a disastrous effect on all American industry since nineteen thirty eight, the fair Labor. Standards Act has stood as one of the most significant bedrock laws for American workers. Labor history in two brought to you by the Illinois Labor History Society and the Rick Smith. Show for more information, go to Labor history in into dot com like us on facebook and follow us on the twitter's at Labor history to. These are the sounds of crushed souls. The sounds of despair from former radio personalities languishing in the purgatory of corporate consolidation. Lease. Former radio personalities lost their livelihoods, not because they were entertaining more informative, but because they don't need today's corporate terrestrial broadcast standards of being smelly. Bags seething with vein bobbing hatred. These radio refugees and their audiences have since migrated to the Internet. But their struggle continues as the quest for monetization ensues. Nicole Sandler is leading the way to re-establishing thought provoking and entertaining radio. And you can help by clicking the donate button on Nicole Sandler. Dot Com donate today, or as much as often as you can dry the tears of listeners by removing the rotting stench of corporate radio. Won't you help? Now back to Nicole on progressive voices and Nicole Sandler Dot Com. About five minutes away from Howie Klein so let me tell you what else is going on in the news that is on my little rundown sheet here Oh today you know how Donald Trump is always saying the pre existing conditions we got to. We can take you know we got you covered bullshit. Republicans State Attorneys General to day release briefs Calling for the Supreme Court to repeal the entire affordable care act today we're in the middle of a pandemic, which is only getting worse and this fucking asshole and his administration in these idiotic Republicans are trying to repeal the only way that some of us have to get insurance. It's an action endorsed by trump and Republican lawmakers who have largely opposed the law since its inception ten years ago despite the economic crisis, due to the coronavirus covid, nineteen pandemic trump in May promised to continue fighting the affordable care act stating quote. We WanNA terminate. Obamacare. The case is now expected to go before the Supreme Court. Spring well seriously, and then he tells people we're here for you. We're going to get you better. Health Insurance and you have. The man lies about every goddamn thing he says. And the fact that so don't don't believe. Don't believe them. They are still actively to day June twenty, fifth twenty, twenty, trying get the what's left of the affordable care act. Thrown out. This at a time when the United States is now recorded two point, four million covert nineteen cases, and the three most populous states in the union are setting records for new cases every day. California reported more than seven thousand cases on Tuesday. Obliterating the record they set the day earlier. Florida and Texas both announced they had recorded more than five thousand new cave covid nineteen cases on Tuesday. One health expert in Texas said he fears major APP apocalyptic numbers. It's just got. This gets worse and worse and they're not doing anything. To to try to turn it around. In fact, the trump administration is basically ghosting The virus It's it's. It is insane again. The the the they're making no mention of the fact that we're still in this global pandemic, and it's probably worst here in the US then. Anywhere else in the world, perhaps with the exception of Brazil. It just is insane And on top of this the ghosting where they're not even mentioning it trump at his latest, you know Nuremburg Rallies I. The one in in Phoenix, the other night I didn't hear it firsthand, but I understand he didn't even mention covid nineteen. Insane, but Now testing centers across five states are set to lose federal funding next week after the administration decided not to extend the program that establish them. Colorado Illinois new, Jersey Pennsylvania and Texas. Are Among those that will lose federal funding for covid nineteen testing next week. It is unbelievable Oh and one more thing before we get Howie on the line the. Yesterday. We told you about judge. U S District Judge Emmet Sullivan. He was the one presiding over the Michael Flynn case. He was you know when when the Justice Department told him you need to throw out this case. He said Hell No, and he appointed. A retired judge to basically represent we the people to argue the other side of it, because Flynn pleaded guilty twice to lying to the FBI in line to Congress about. Communications with Russia between the time of trump's inauguration and the day he took office, right and and. But but a panel of the appeals court in a two to one decision the other day. said that Sullivan doesn't have the authority to examine the Justice Department's reasons for dropping the prosecution of Flynn well. Sullivan yesterday said. Sorry I am not going to roll over for you. What he did yesterday was immediately. Stay all proceedings in the flint, case and experts of explained that that move was to make way for an on bank hearing as a hearing by the full court, instead of just a three person panel. Stay tuned. This is not over yet. All Right? It is Thursday and for once in a long time Howie. Klein has some good news to share with us, so let's not wait any longer. Let's get how you on the line. Shall we are you a multi-national corporation? Hungry for a treat will come on down the Schmucky. chucky cheese real personally be seated by Chuck Schumer and self so many dishes, and they're all fresh. You'RE GONNA. Love our blue dog. Special the Dino Burger because we say so a good hamburger and French fries and every burger comes with a side order of Grits I. Love Grits I love anything with corn. Corn Oh for only fifty thousand dollars. Wash it all down within dirty Debbie nine tenths of one ten car choose after a week or two you drink. This gets two hundred calories, and it's a seat and wife year. Vow with Adissu print glass steagle for Dessert Dryer, DNC tarts, who cooking tell the quality of that most restaurants give you a minute, but at Schmucky Chucky you get complimentary, sweet law who picks up the TAB for all this? Find out now with Howie Klein of down with Tierney dot com on the Nicole Sandler show. Hey Howie Klein. How you doing a coal, I couldn't do tumor. You couldn't hear Chuck. Schumer Oh no I'm. Just dead after I picked up. Oh No! There's a reason I. Don't know why it's not not not feeding the thing. I have to look into it. I've been. Taking apart and rebuilding the studio every day, because I've been having all kinds of audio issues but but he played and he he mixed up dirty Debbie's and he you know he's still holding the sweet and low and again. Just weeping today after his defeat on in. You. Know my heart goes out to him mine doesn't I was saying he's probably you know imbibing something a little stronger right now. Because Chucky schmucky eighties handpicked candidates are not faring so well so. Well. Let's I don't know where you want to begin. We had an election day primary day on Tuesday. It was in New York and it was in Kentucky. Shall we begin in New York or do you want to start in Kentucky? In Virginia, Oh okay starting Virginia. I just kidding I although I'm not, there was also a race and the the two. The two ones of course from New York in Kentucky, but there were also congressional races in Virginia, and the reason was really no one paid much attention to them, because there wasn't much going on except in one district, I district with his Republican incumbent, and that were to Democrats one very very progressive name, Qassim Rashid, and the other one not progressive, and they were in a battle and Cassim one and won handily, so that leads us right into the start with New York Okay Talk. I bit off the hard. One I you dead while there was a lot New York and actually I found this really cool. Website decision desk HQ election results and it has ever. It's so good. So I'm going to pull it up now because things keep changing, but the big news is Eliot Angle who so creeped me out during the impeachment process where he would. Did you notice any of those press conferences where Nancy Pelosi and the impeachment managers would get up and there was one where Eliot Engel. He was late in arriving, and because he's a chairman of the Foreign Affairs Committee. He was up there, even though he wasn't really in the doing the impeachment increase, but then. Then he'd just sort of like. It was like a Saturday night. Live skit gotta find the video of it because it's hard to explain, but he sort of tried to unassuming sneak in behind Nancy Pelosi, so we were standing right beside her when she's on camera doing a press conference, it was just the creepiest thing, and but that's what Eliot Engel reminds me of, but regardless. T guy who's been visiting there for over three decades. Or three decades and he's He's the chairman of the House Financial Services Committee. He's a crony of Pelosi's, and he has a lot of power in that way. He's kind of a regular normal Democrat. in terms of the way he wrote he's not you know like a Crowley who's who's a conservative or Some of the real arch enemies like Lewinsky. Blue Doors. He's he's moderate. Need them just to kind of just like the way they are, and the. Thing that makes him different is that he is more than representing the Bronx or Westchester. He's really representing the Likud Party of Israel. He let y'all WHO's. Poor in the Democratic Party. That's that's his thing like when Higham Sabban, who who's an Israeli with American citizenship? When he wants to a billionaire and when he wants to. Bribe someone or I should say give money to someone to do Israel's bidding. He he goes through and works with angle, so that never came up in in the campaign that was not an issue in the campaign, although it someone in the background to some people. I spent a lot of time. On the phone and writing. Talking with With Baumann Bowman. Right I spend time talking to him. Explain the history of Israel to him, and how Israel was not always the way it is now and you know. Try to make it so that if they wound up getting into a debate that came up, he would be prepared, and he's a very very quick learner. And he was very prepared and It never really came up much so in any case that would. That is why we can look at at at Eliot Engel is someone who's got to go. He was he was wondering the masters of Zionism inside of the US Congress, he very very very bad guy, and if you noticed suddenly one of the people who came in and endorsed him, so I from Chuck Schumer and Nancy Pelosi and Hillary Clinton all all the the big time pro Israel people. Adam Schiff also Bob Bob Menendez the senator from New Jersey you might. Might say what the Hell is that to senator as a house member and it's a New Jersey and New York. What is that about well? He's the the chair to chair. He's the democratic ranking member on Foreign Relations, and if Democrats win back the Senate which I expect, he will be the chair and he is also a absolute horror on Israel so these are these are problematic people and they. They all endorsed angle who launched? Engel anymore very very very heavily. Yes, with a ninety five percent of the vote in angle, had thirty five percent and Bowman got sixty two percent of the vote. That's huge that that is a route that that is. What it is especially for someone who's been con- with that long, who had that kind of backing out is just amazing, unexpected and very very scary for members of the establishment when they think about. If that could happen to angle, it can happen to any of them, and hopefully they'll mind. The and cues better doubt I should. So that was very very very heartening race. Now there were others in New York besides that one that were very important, in fact, just right above that that district right above Elliott Engel's district, which covers starts in the Bronx and goes up into Westchester well the district that starts in Westchester and then heads off into Rockland county. That was an empty seat, another chairman crony. Crony of Pelosi's Nita. Lowey decided she was going to take a hike and the re again. She you know it's just a standard Democrat, not not a dog, not like a monster, but not good and wasting C.. You know, and she's been there forever, and she's very very powerful, and she does whatever she wants. She was the chair of the appropriations a big big job. I think it was appropriate and and then this kid comes in named. Joe Jones Darren Track today and he decides he's going to primary her, and she decides oh well. I think I've had enough of a career three hundred years old and time to get out, so she did, and then, and after she got out a whole bunch of other awful candidates jumped in all the worst kind of candidates. Democratic Party doesn't need. From this guy named David Colucci was the the most -servative member of the of the among Democrats in the New York State Senate I won't go into his story. It's so horrible, but just please take my word for. Third worst and David Colucci. And then a bunch of rich people, the front of a big Pharma Guy who you know self-financed this whole campaign. Over, a million dollars into it, yeah, just a bunch of terrible people and you know it was scary because there were there were some people that were thinking well, Colucci has the best name recognition. He's the best known of them, 'cause he's a public official, and and all these people who are in extreme right-wing is you know went from? Mondale, who's a Bernie kind of a Democrat and endorsed? Renew deal and Medicare for all and all of the stuff. We want to see our candidates backing so he so it went from from him to you know more. Variety Democrats, and then all the way to this awful call, so people were afraid that the standard Democrats would split the vote and that she would win as it turned out the last time I looked. COLUCCI was in third place up. Pretty distant nothing happened nothing there Mandera Jones won with forty five percent of the vote second-place Guy got twenty one percent so to put it in perspective and Mondale now. Is. His family's wow. Well? The Guy who won Montier Jones is young. I forget how old he is, but he's young. He's black and he's gay and he will now. This is a pretty A. Blue seat, so he likely be the first openly black gay man in Congress in the house. Right openly being the key words course, right? Yeah and he's Great. I will mention one of the things that I almost forgot. That's important. I was. Amazing Schiaffino while where we're talking so I forgot from. Can. Absorb. Hot Pepper so anyway. The Congressional Black Caucus. Yes, such an awful organization that they looked at this. Eliot Engel who is just nothing and and an old white man of you know a very advanced age, and they looked at Gamal women who is an African American principal who's been serving this community in terms of education for many many years and. They looked at the two of them and they decided. Hey, let's back Eliot Engel. Magin the. Caucus! No credibility anymore they they have to start all over again and rebuild them so. They should be ashamed of navy shut and I was actually starting to Light Karen Bass. If I had never moved. She would. She would be my my congress person. She represents the district. Culver City where I used to live, but and I hear now. She's also now being considered by the Biden team for vice presidential not, but I don't know how. She could let this go she. s just say that. This thing. That's a lot more people than there really considering a- purpose. Then those people will feel good about Biden. Puts them in news, and the you know it's good for their careers, and then they're all inviting his game the more to do fundraising for him. There's always there's always a an ulterior motive All right. In other news, I mean I. I mentioned this yesterday AFC being challenged both targeted by the Republicans. She was the big. Band I said both and the Democratic Party They went after her big time. She won with seventy three percent of the vote. That's amazing. Immense amounts of Wall Street money win in attacking her vicious Ly- lying smearing. They're all the tricks and she's still got that carnival votes. That's amazing that that is so bad for them. That just makes them look weaker. Than, they already are the person who ran against. Remember this the Democratic primary so what they did is they ran television personality Michelle Russo Cabrera a lifelong Republican. She's just. She moved from trump tower where she lives to down down into Queens. I don't think she really move what you got an apartment there and claims she was now living there and changed her party registration from. Democrat to Republicans from Republican to Democrat. From Democrat you from Republicans and Democrats. From Republican to Democrat and she decided she was going to go after. On behalf of wall, Street and using all of Wall Street's arguments about why there should be no regulation, for example, against did not play in the district and she did miserably. Good as it has, she should have done Joel now. Go back to being a Republican living back in trump tower. Okay, were there any other big surprises out of New York I mean everything else Prizes there were important races You know a good one for our team? Was that Dana Botha in Syracuse? One was a less progressive Democrat in the primary, but Dana was the heavy favourite, and she didn't win, and she went by a lot and and then Then, and then there was then there's people have to understand this because it's a little bit complicated, but Nate mcmurray! He didn't win. He was in. He was in the special election. For an MTC, the Chris Collins empty seats, his collinses, either in prison, or going to prison, and he had to resign from Congress should not allowed to serve Thomason prison at the same time and people have tried. But so so there are two things going on. There was a primary, and then there was a special election. The person would win. The special election would only will only be the member of Congress until January right, and then the person who wins in November. That person will be the actual congress person. What happened was that nate losses race in the special election. It was a very very heavy Republican turn out in a very very very red district and the guy who who who beat him. By name. Jacobs is again the child of a billionaire. In fact not just a billionaire, but a billionaire who owns a business when mcmurray was working in fired this. Really? kind of incestuous, but okay. Yeah, that's weird, but who of them we'll meet up again in November in November during the general election. Okay so nate. Nate Scott his work cut out for him, so hopefully does. Reddish district in New York. It's a very difficult. But not impossible. No, no, no, no all right. Let's let's go to. Are we done with new? York, or is there anything else there you WANNA talk about. Twenty seven district. Yes, that's that's. That's move on then to Kentucky. Going to Long Island. Let's just move onto Kentucky okay. In Kentucky yesterday gotTa. Give a hat tip to this kid who? I had never known before named Evan I think. Is His last name. And I believe he's the Political Director of the sunrise movement now back in like thousand six and seven the net roots. An eight, the net roots used to organize amazingly well, the whole net roots would get together, and they would go in and they they would scare the crap out of Schumer and who is the head of the DNC and and Rahm Emanuel, who is the head of the triple stake I mean we would have them on the run to the point where they asked to think if we could have weekly meetings with them. you know so that we could know work together so cool. Although didn't work out well, because in the first the first I remember. I was on this call and the first weekly meeting imagine being Schumer he never came back to another meeting. Young off fifteen minutes into the I mean. No one ever heard from him again Wa. Yes enjoyable, but but in any case in those days the the networks organized. You know really really well, and it hasn't. It hasn't been the case. It's been disappointing. I mean we. We want a number of seats in the House and the Senate I mean certainly Testa. We'll tell you. He owes his career to the work. We did a partially not all of it obviously him, who did the work, but we are very very very important role and Jerry mcnerney Carol Shea Puerto is no longer in Congress. There were a lot of people who we helped elect, and then everything fell apart for various reasons and now this kid. Evan From Sunrise Movement. He is doing that again. He is his a net roots organizer Guy. He, you know. He called me and everybody else. WHO's backing Brooker, and he said, come on, let's get together and let's work as a team. And he organized it all and his efforts were mind boggling I have never seen anybody since the early days of the net roots be able to. Get the whole every faction together and working together from daily coasts to to the more progressive organizations. Everybody was on it and I and Evan Webber He. And Sunrise really we owe them a lot and arose a lot and booker is is is people. Don't understand that procurers winning. And the reason for that. Is although he's ahead right now. He wasn't ahead on on election night, but he's ahead right now. And the reason is because eighty five percent of the people voted eighty five percent think. Voted by mail. Well, that's good. We know the state decided. They're not announcing officially announcing, who won until next Tuesday the stadium, right? which point immediately the two biggest counties by far in the state of the two candidates with the most with the most voters and. The most Democratic voters. Are Jefferson County. Which is Louisville and Fayette County, which Lexington those are the strongholds? A booker, those two county said okay. State's not going to announce any returns neither away, so they're not announcing anything now. Booker has banked. So many votes there tens of thousands of votes there that now the question is this going to be just a good win for booker, or are we looking at a land burying Chuck Schumer Wow you know so this so right now. They're showing thirty six point sixty nine percent of the precincts, reporting and with that. Booker is seven points ahead of Amy McGrath yesterday. Of the state, and that's so sad without. Ten in Louisville. Right and those are the areas where he just had a lose lose, but not lose badly well. He won a my. Oh My the other interesting thing is amy mcgraff raised forty one million dollars Charles Booker, seven hundred and ninety, two, thousand, eight, hundred, sixty, seven, well, that was edited a June third, but he after June third once. This kid Evan really guys got going He raised over a million dollars. Compared to what she? That's when she didn't spend, but you do spend a lot, though she's he she she didn't plan to spend any. She wanted to spend it against McConnell, but as it turns out, that will be no mccown. So what happens to all that money so again? Evans started a little movement of. She s that to request that she give. Extra money. Whoever wins. Whoever wins the nomination absolutely as? Right because the goal has to be to get Mitch McConnell the, hell out of there. Right, so we'll see you know booker. The personal call the shots on that is Schumer and we'll just see how much Schumer really cares about You know electing progressive to Senate. He doesn't want progressive in the Senate I. Don't think he wants Mitch McConnell in the Senate, but now we're going to see who he wants in the Senate less right. Does he want a progressive? We know he doesn't. Does he want McConnell? No. But we'll, we'll see where where the which follow the money on this one. Now I would also say by the way that Evan. The hero of the day is I don't know this guy by the way except on on The Internet He is also the guy who's organizing the Andrew Romanoff last minute. Could. Be met here of course, but he's. He's his his election. His primary against Hickenlooper Schumer character is next. Tuesday's the thirtieth the same day that we get the announcement of who won. A. So that should be interesting. Yes, so that's okay, so Andrew Romanoff joined us on the show last Thursday hopefully everybody heard him he's great, and and again that the the people who've come out and endorsed Hickenlooper I. Don't get it Elizabeth. Warren endorsed Hickenlooper. What what the last minute got so much. pushback from Schumer after she after she backed Booker Booker that you know she. She then put out a slate. Of candidates for progressive like Mike Segal and and You know all really really good people, and then she throws on Hickenlooper and she. Oh, my God, you know. People just went nuts I. mean now they're now. There are people who hate her. Yes, which is, you shouldn't have done it. I. I don't know exactly what Schumer set to her, but I imagine he said. You think you have a chance to be vice president. Oh God, Oh God. That's. That is really frustrating. Well, you know, and some people will come out on the right side of history and some we'll come out on the wrong side of history It's looking really good for Charles Booker Right now, and hopefully I mean. Are you hearing anymore? Rumblings out of Colorado is the momentum on Andrew Romanoff side. Big Time big time polling. There's good he's looking up. People getting it. you know people in Colorado who might not have been paying close attention are starting to think We can pick our own candidate to run against. Gardner the Republican. You don't need chuck. Schumer telling us to pick out. And that's exactly the way it should be doing this thing and I feel like Andrew. WHO's GonNa win this? That would be so great, do you? I mean the way I'm looking at. It I think that the sleeping giant has finally been awakened, and it's taken the black lives matter protests and people by the Bible millions going you know taking to the streets and and saying we're mad as hell. We're not gonNA. Take this anymore. This is. When that black lives matters came up in the in the last debate or The only debate that Hickenlooper took part in. Somebody asked him about it, and he said well. I do remember that. Yeah, that was Hickenlooper. Make a move. And that is. He doesn't understand he doesn't know what he said. He literally does not know what he said. He doesn't have a clue and the thing is that Cory Gardner is is beatable. He's probably the most endangered Republican Senate candidate incumbent up reelection this year. Hickenlooper could lose to him I y y the Democrats do this. It's Chuck Schumer and by the way. Didn't ask for us. Oh, you mean Chuck Schumer Yeah Right I mean Chuck Schumer, now you chuck. Schumer went to your same high school, did you He attended at the same time with you? And he and my public school as well. My elementary school. We're from the same neighborhood and as you know, Bernie went to that school was ranch James Mattis, but he was. Right. And, with gator battery Ginsburg as well, it was quite a quite a play any area of Brooklyn. We'll roll some, but did you know Chuckie, then our or was he? No I didn't. I didn't have a relationship with him, and he was considered like a just an asshole. I mean everyone who I know hated him. He was he did very well. I think he was The valedictorian was something like that. He went to Harvard and, but he was just like. You know no I. Don't know anyone who he was. A Nice guy wanted anything to do with him. Well I'm well I. You know I'm taking. This week's election results as a good omen I'm banking on it I'm thinking. The tide is turning that that people are stepping up and finally you know the light bulb went on I have to believe that and all indications say that this is what's happening. All of a sudden something we've been fighting for for for over. A decade is finally kicking in. Do you have that feeling to look very good. I feel very good about it as well. You know you can't say that. Totally take their asses they they did okay in their little world as well, but you know we all you need. Know, remember this one. Has More power. Than Twenty of these crappy freshman that the Democrats voted to put up in the back backbenchers, they don't say anything. They don't do anything they vote. The Way Pelosi says and they raise money, and that's it and that's the way the Democratic Party wants it. Then you get one like AFC and she she she's you know she's a force of nature, and and I can tell you Jamal Bowman will be a force of nature. I know him he will be. There's not going there to do what Nancy Pelosi tells them to do. That's not the reason that he interrupted his life to do this. and same thing with. Same thing with Montier Ron. Dare is not interested in being a you know. Get along to go along to get along Kinda Guy, not who he is right, so I feel very very good about how this is all going to turn out so. Things happen though that were interesting in and I. Don't remember exactly who the candidates work, but the Donald Trump's two. Endorsements both lost in one of them lost to a twenty four year old newcomer. Who's never done anything before like out of right field I guess because Republicans. Was Right but the thing is this. Donald Trump doesn't know anything about about electoral politics is never clearly isn't who's who doesn't know. What's what idea, so he? He decided that he's going to You know. Bring in this guy meadows to be his done. Chief-of-staff so meadows is from the most Republican district in in North Carolina so who's GonNa who's GonNa? Take the job. It's so unlikely it's going to be a democrat I mean it's. It's really too much much. Coca district for a Democrat to run incredibly. Although they have a good Democrat running, but you know I think his chances are very very minimal, so who will be candidate so the Mike Mark? Meadows wife calls up trump without getting meadows permission. And says the trump. The the the best candidate who's running. is a friend of mine. She's my realtor. I, love her and she loves you. And before. Before trump had the brains to consult even meadows or anybody on his team. He tweeted out an endorsement of God. Is that she is a right wing nut, but not as right wing, and not as much. As the twenty-four-year-old? Everybody was rooting for everybody wants to. He did win in a now. He lost in the. In the original primary, she came in I in second, and and she had more voters than him, and then trump then trump went because he can never be wrong. Right you can, you can't. Be Wrong so he then win and we endorsed her. Urge people to give money. but you know when this kid one you know him. Trump immediately called him up invited into the White House, they'll be buddy-buddies. There's no there's no. Don't don't get your hopes up. Just because from endorsed the other one. That was a big mistake. Everybody was like having heart palpitations. How where we are out of time, he's GonNa be a Republican Star. He he will know a lot about the most Republican name. I ever heard like his first name I think. Is Madison or something like that? Yeah He. He's yeah. He wasn't like. Madison, Kawser or something. Anyway he's he he's. He's he's. He's partially paralyzed. He was in an auto accident. You football star and he's just like what they love I. Mean They they they? They love this guy. He's a total gun nut. Sins wheelchair, posing with like also informants not just one of them and And twenty four years old, he I mean he couldn't even be. In Congress today, we'll turn point. Four. I'm in. Bahrain. He's. Looking like. Aryan you Kinda Guy Yeah. We'll be about. How he climbed. We're out of time gotta run because we're on the network now and live, and so we got to run how he climbed, find him down with tyranny, dot com, and of course the Blue America PAC and here every Thursday. Thank you Howie and we'll talk next week. Okay, thank bye and don't forget if you are in Colorado. You vote on Tuesday by everyone.
U.S. Disaster Response Scrambles To Protect People From Both Hurricanes And COVID-19
"So, how do you stay safe from hurricane during pandemic? This is a question millions of people across the southeast facing this year and the stakes are even higher for those who depend on public shelters impairs abby Wendell has the story Freddie, and Chester, Davis. drew six hours to family in Atlanta when Hurricane Michael headed towards their home on Florida's panhandle two years ago. But the couples say they don't have the budget for a trip like that. Now, if they have to evacuate, they'll go to a local shelter despite concerns about the coronavirus she ball a lot of people don't understand how really S- Diabetic show the Davis is both in their sixties say they'd bring their own masks and sheets and stay inside for as little time as possible. We'll make sure that we're only there during the time of the storm. That we will want to get out of this hurricane season safely sheltering people is in part a math problem many coastal states have long standing shelter shortages, and that's being worsened by American Red Cross and CDC recommendations to give evacuees obtained three times more personal space go mathematically, my number drops dramatically bill. Johnson is the Emergency Management Director for Palm Beach County Florida. He says strictly following social distancing recommendations cuts his shelter capacity from fifty five thousand people to sixteen thousand gain backspace he. Says he'll cluster family members and use classrooms and school hallways as well as hotel rooms. A solution federal agencies are pushing the CDC calls hotels ideal because they have private bathrooms and the Federal Emergency Management Agency has offered to cover most of the cost Florida seems to have made the most progress with more than five hundred hotels so far expressing interest in participating but emergency managers including Johnson have run into barriers for starters. Hotels often quickly fill up with evacuees who can afford rooms. On their own and Johnson says many hotels reside along the shoreline, which is, of course you know in evacuation zones and we're not gonNA use those will tells for sheltering well, any additional space is welcome Johnson says hotels won't go far toward solving his capacity problem and despite Florida's progress details like how many rooms will actually be available who will get them remain unresolved other at risk coastal communities, including Houston and counties in southern Alabama are hesitant to enlist hotels partly because of concerns. Over the limits of females financial help you're gonNA have to make these spending decisions in advance of being guaranteed, they'll get the money back FEMA Bryan. Kuhn is the former director at the Florida division of Emergency Management and Vice President of an emergency management consulting firm. He says the way famous reimbursement programs work local governments have a right to be concerned and coon says while females financial support is a-plus it's not enough given the unprecedented challenges local governments face this year he says FEMA. More to help with the planning effort. Normally, we say every disasters local and they come up with their own plans and that's terrific. Yes. But we you know could have benefited from more collaborative effort to make sure that we're not leaving people behind situation in many scenarios. Emergency managers could rely on traditional congregate shelters along with social distancing CDC recommends shelters, conduct health screenings, and temperature checks provide face coverings and is elite people with symptoms. Public Health experts agree these steps will reduce risk but Dr Emily Landon an infectious disease specialist at the University of Chicago Medicine says going to a Shelter is still something of a gamble. Maybe the eating area isn't quite big enough and you end up having to eat too close to other people and they don't have their masks on and you don't have your masks on because you're eating and they're spread. This year's hurricane season could see large evacuations. Climate Change has made powerful storms more likely and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has predicted a more active season. It's difficult to anticipate how that could translate into shelter demand but with the economic crisis somewhere more people than ever could depend on public shelters abby Wendell NPR news.
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"Live from n._p._r. News in washington. I'm jeanine herbst. Hurricane dorian is pounding the bahamas with one hundred eighty five mile per hour winds and a storm orm surge of up to twenty feet. A hurricane warning is upper parts of florida's coast and as n._p._r.'s greg allen reports some coastal areas are already ordering mandatory evacuations evacuations in anticipation of the slow moving storm nearing the u._s. Hurricane dory and is expected to stay offshore as it heads north along the florida coastline but depending being on track coastal areas in florida may experience hurricane force winds in palm beach county. A mandatory evacuation has been ordered for people who live on barrier islands and in mobile homes in the middlebrook mobile home park in west palm beach michael. Anthony says he's worried that after hitting the bahamas dorian may make landfall in florida that thing doesn't look like it's going up looks like it's coming down right straight for us and now it's all over the bahamas too close so it's time for the <unk> one. Anthony and his wife are leaving but many many of their neighbors plan to stay the county sheriff is assured residence authorities will not be checking the immigration status of anyone coming to the county's seven shelters greg allen n._p._r. News west palm mm beach officials in west texas. Say the death toll from the mass shooting yesterday has risen to eight including the shooter who appeared to be firing his weapon at random random from a moving vehicle marfa public radio sally beauvais has more officials say they believe the white male in his mid thirties responsible for saturday's shooting acted alone and law enforcement is still investigating multiple crime scenes where the gunman opened fire on drivers and pedestrians with an a._r. Style rifle local police say the victims killed the incident range in age from fifteen to fifty seven speaking at a news conference desa texas governor greg abbott reflected on recent mass shootings in dallas sutherland and springs santa fe and el paso texas is unacceptable action is needed. He also says texas needs needs immediate measures to keep guns out of the hands of criminals while also safeguarding second amendment rights for n._p._r. News i'm sally beauvais. President trump's latest first round of tariffs on chinese imports is now in effect. China is taxing about seventy five billion dollars in u._s. Goods while the u._s. has started taxing one hundred twelve billion dollars dollars in chinese goods that could raise prices consumers pay for many products ahead of the holiday shopping season republican senator pat toomey says that a trade war could hurt hurt economic growth. I do think that the uncertainty caused by the volatile tariff situation and this developing trade read war could jeopardize that <hes> strengthen that growth and that is <hes>. I think that's a legitimate concern speaking there on a._b._c.'s this week. He says he gives trump. Trump credit for challenging china on some of its trade policies with the u._s. but he says he would have chosen a different tactic. You're listening to n._p._r. News germany's president today asked for forgiveness for his country's role in the suffering of the polish people during world war two the apology came as poland mark eighty years since the nazi germany invasion that unleashed the deadliest conflict in human history and here's rob schmitz has more president frank-walter steinmeier steinmeier told an audience of european leaders warsaw that on this day he bounced sarah fleet before the suffering of the victim and that he asks for forgiveness for germany's historical guilt few places death and destruction on the scale of poland lost about a fifth of its population in world war two including the majority of its three million jewish citizens u._s. vice president mike pence attending on behalf of president trump who cancelled his trip to hurricane dorian said that no other people fought with more valor determination and righteous fury within the polls pence will hold bilateral talks with poland's leaders on monday rob schmitz n._p._r. News berlin american airlines lines is extending the cancellation of boeing seven thirty-seven max jet flights through december third. This plane has been grounded since mid-march after two two fatal crashes left three hundred forty six people dead in the span of five months boeing says it's targeting regulatory approval for the fixes in october but the f._a._a. Face as it does not have a firm time line to put the jets back in the air. Meanwhile airlines the baath of fuel efficient seven thirty seven x jets have had to cancel thousands of monthly flights lights as they scrambled to meet demand with slimmer fleets eating into profits and hurting some growth plans. I'm janine herbs and you're listening to n._p._r. News from washington.
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Tremendous turmoil right now with all these riots going on the West Wing press tries to of deny them. You get people like Nadal, like claiming nothing is going on import on people getting killed there they're in a stage in I'll. But the American people aren't you look at the polls now sixty seventy percent of very disturbed about it. The reality is that as a choice for the American people make trump off us the ability to defend our way of life and what the Democrats are allowing these cities is a direct assault on the American way of life to fund the police, get rid of private schools get. Get rid of the nuclear family basically like people out of Prison Min- crazy things that are going on that they've been wanting to do for some time writing about for some time. Now they feel they have license to do it because they have a presidential candidate who is mentally incompetent and now they have this woman Running with them, who's no even a bigger than he is she'll say anything do anything she was a terrible prosecutor prosecuted little people and we're past all the big people. I mean she's sort of a bully of a prosecutor. So this election is the most important I know we say it all the time but I think it's the most important of our lifetime we've got gotta get it right gotta get this country on a track of war and order in the right way, and it's only only trump that can really take our economy not just back to where it was the way above where it was well, probably help has been working very hard and you know. He's not perfect, but he's doing a pretty bizarre tournament is doing a pretty good. Job With. It trying to hate them then then it's good reason for Americans to vote the. Way I. I. Don't know any other way to say, I, think that's an excellent analysis because twenty thirty years of a president caving in to China both Republican and Democrat, and that's why China you know has these huge terrorist. We don't have any and we've destroyed entire industries. I mean you can look at Michigan and Wisconsin and Ohio and Pennsylvania millions of jobs lost to the Chinese their people never gonNA get back because people like Biden anybody was one of the worst. Of course, he also is compromised by the fact that his son is in business with the government of China. This Day remains in business with a Chinese own entity. And we don't know how much they've made because the never asked them Chinese. Government put about one point five, billion dollars into into a private equity fund with Biden. Son In the Private Equity Fund I, mean he's completely compromised and maybe that's why he says stupid things like China is no threat that could be the dumbest thing that's been settled you now. I understand the other day. He's the. New. Jersey. Governor announced that he's to send out mail in ballots and. Then, on Friday afternoon post office says doesn't have a problem handling all those mural dallas. A we heading for disaster. Yeah, we are where we're headed to election which they WANNA be able to say if they lose it that no matter how much he wins by that there all these other ballots, these mail ballot mailed in ballots that weren't returned the got lost probably want to do the election over it I mean this idea of. Hundred and twenty million people eighty million to whatever the number of votes that are GonNa vote voting by mail particularly in the big states, it's ridiculous. In many of these places you don't even have to verify have a signature invitation to just and Cheat Cheat Cheat The New York Times writes editorials think nobody treats. Me Well people are going to prison every week for Judy. They just don't cover it and the look at what happened that the was the just the little primary in New York eighty thousand votes can't be accounted for just one Carolyn Maloney election declared her the winner of the election, but you actually can't count the votes that made her the winter. The joke was in Broward County in the last election they had extra boxes of go. To See if they needed. Any Broward no cry. Broward County and Palm Beach County is well known because Florida can be just as corrupt as New York and new. Jersey of the Democrats they're hold back votes. There'd be no reason why you can't get devoted in as fast in broward and Palm Beach County as you can in Dade County, they'd kind of just as big maybe even more complex. With the Democrats are really control those two counties. So they hold a vote back to see if they can cheat put the vote in pretty quickly if it's a big Lancelot if you can't make like ten percent but if the two percent election for the last two were for fantasy and Scott data report their votes, the two and a half weeks because they were trying to see today that they come up with enough fraudulent ballots to change the change result, which occasionally they've been successful in doing I, mean it has this happened is really happens you've got to pose your is to it not to know that it happens. He. Big thing that has the known for anyways the indictment or. Were pleading guilty of Kevin is fine. Smith. An FBI Roya on doctoring. Yale is a CIA used to justify the twenty seventeen wiretap apart page I mean you can't make up Rudi. No, you can't I mean this this this was a wiretap that was being done to entrap trap or frame the president, the the future President United States that continued into the time that he was the president elect. And T to have a wiretap that have fraudulent information tells you all you need to know that there was a conspiracy to try to stop him from being president, and then it continued conspiracy to remove them from the presidency. Now hopefully, this guy gotta play because he's talking maybe he'll crack it open. Not As A. Major turning point in the. Investigation of the Helix. Attorney in the northeast there or are they just seem say? Makes Kim they hit me and and say, well, that's it I I have and I can't tell you for sure. John Because I've been very disappointed in some of these things like the cave not being prosecuted and call me but this seems more to me like there's this Durham I real act everything I hear about him is he's a straight down the middle but tough as nails prosecutor. Generally when you see a plea like this or follows after this cooperation, the Attorney General was pretty careful but I got the sense he was telling us don't expect the indictment today, but there's more to come. So I have a feeling that this is a guy who is cooperating and he's GonNa. Tell US exactly how they produce that fraudulent affidavit to get the to get the FIS of wire. On on Carter. Page. With, fraudulent we know falls we know Komi lied when he signed it, we know they never bothered to validate the skill dossier. So we already know a lot about just eat somebody to connect the dots, put these people in prison. Rudy Giuliani latest the mayor I look forward to listening hugh sell outdoor show at the. China Safa on WABC radio. Doing a great job. Then you go you hate Louie Barter. Loma. WHO's another one of my favorites because? She is one of my favorites also. On in. His usual. Thank you, John, and you're at one of my favorites. Stages. He strong cable like that.
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The whistle matters show weeknights at nine eastern on MSNBC. Rachel has denied off, but be assured she will be back tomorrow, and it's a big show. There's a metric ton of stuff going on right now. In the news. The Supreme Court says justice. Ruth Bader Ginsburg is home in doing well? After a night in the hospital to treat an infection that's reassuring the twitter accounts of some of the world's most famous people posted patently scammy, sounding junk today as hackers broke into twitter. The implications of that are far from reassuring. We're GONNA. Have more on that story coming up in the hour, but just in this last hour the president has changed up the leadership on his presidential campaign. His current came package campaign manager is being demoted and being replaced with the current deputy campaign manager in other. News we have new polling on the presidential race. That I didn't see coming. We've got an interview with Senator Bernie Sanders as I said there is a lot going on, but we begin tonight with the story that has reshaped all of our lives and the time that the White House promised. We would nip this thing in the bud in fifteen days. were, announcing new guidelines for every American to follow over the next fifteen days. As we combat the virus, the guidelines are fifteen day trial. Guideline this guidance for the next fifteen days what you can do over the next fifteen days. To prevent the spread or fifteen days to stop the spread initiative and everybody in America does what we asked for the next fifteen days, we will see a dramatic difference. Much of what we're talking about is for the next fifteen days. Fifteen days to slow the pro spread that was in March I was four months ago. and. It was quite possibly the only time that this. White House has been united behind a single message about how to address what is now an out of control crisis. They made fifteen days to slow the spread powerpoint presentations. They made PSA's that ran online. They printed out the guidelines on paper to wave around task force briefings, and in TV interviews, despite the vigor with which White House officials shook those guidelines in the air. The spread was not slowed in fifteen days, and they did not stay committed to that single consistent message about how to address the corona virus. Ever since then, the administration's approach to the pandemic has felt more like a bar fight then a cogent policy over the past few days, the White House has rolled out a new strategy which involves publicly attacking an undercutting a key member of its own Corona Virus Task Force. Dr Anthony Fauci. The started with leaks to the press from anonymous White House staffers who were trying to tarnish Dr Fao Cheese reputation at the same time that he was speaking up about the seriousness of our current crisis, it continued today with one of the president's advisors, writing an op Ed under his own name, asserting the doctor she's medical. Advice is not to be trusted with new infections on a meteoric rise in this country. This is the new White House strategy to publicly embarrass a well respected medical expert with a reputation for truth, telling at the height of this crisis. Today after days of taking it on the Chin Doctor Fauci, speaking up, he told the Atlantic magazine that he finds the White House. Effort to discredit him bizarre. He called the attacks against him nonsense and completely wrong. He told the Atlantic quote when the White House staff, let's out something like this and the entire scientific press community. Push back on it. It ultimately hurts the president. Bracing as it is to see Dr Fauci having to defend himself like this. Maybe his decision to fight back means the white. House will back off. We can hope. Because the crisis, wearing right now would be hard enough to solve if everyone in the administration were on the same page. Let alone if they were not attacking their top medical expert. There simply is not the time to waste this disease forecasters at the University of Washington have revised their prediction for how many Americans will die from Corona virus now this is the very model that was once touted by the White House as the gold standard for mapping out the spread of the virus. Forecasters believed that by November. First Corona virus toll in this country will be just shy of a quarter million Americans. By Election Day. Just shy of a quarter million Americans that kind of prediction is of course disturbing to see, but in a way it's also the next step consequence of the out of control surgeon cases. That's ripping through the country right now. This week started off with Texas Florida and California crushing through new case records now it's Vata in Oklahoma. Today Nevada hit a new record high for the number of Cova patients hospitalized in the state. That is right on the heels of record number for new infections that Nevada set yesterday. Oklahoma reported a record number of new cases. Today was the first time the state has reported more than a thousand cases in a single day since the pandemic started. One of those cases by the way the governor himself. Oklahoma's Republican Governor Kevin Stint. Announce that he's tested positive for corona virus. The first American governor known to contract the virus. By the way is the same Oklahoma governor who just last week said he remains opposed to any kind of mask mandate in his State, and the governor notably has not changed his position on requiring masks in light of his diagnosis quite the contrary. He says that even though he just tested positive himself, he respects people's right not to wear a mask if they so choose. We're hearing that sort of thing from Republicans all over the country. The president's former White House doctor. Ronnie Jackson Remember Him who just won his primary last night in his bid for Congress has said today that wearing a mask is a quote personal choice. Scott Doctor. Wearing a mask is what most scientists agree is an incredibly effective tool to slow the spread of Corona virus. The president's own CDC director says if we had a national mask mandate the United States could get the pandemic quote under control in one or two months. We do it right. We might get this under control in one or two months and yet we are nowhere near that. In the absence of a national policy on masks, only half the states in the country plus DC require mask wearing in public, which is why some American businesses have taken it upon themselves to act where twenty five governors have not. Walmart Sam's Club best by Kroger. Kohl's big retailers with loads of stores from coast to coast are all requiring their customers to wear a mask inside their stores. No matter what state you're in regardless of whether there's a mask mandate in your state, which means if you shop at Walmart in Oklahoma. It does not matter that the Republican governor there thinks that is your personal right not to wear a mask and possibly spread the infection. If you, WANNA shop there. You need to mask up. Despite half the country, being allowed by their governors to roam around massless if they choose, there are signs that the tide may be changing in states that were slow to ask act on masks today. The governor of Alabama became the newest governor this new estate to announce a mask requirement. Republican governor Kay Ivey cited the surgeon case load in Alabama as the impetus behind the order. She told her constituents that she was not just asking them to wear masks, but quote pleading with the people of Alabama to wear a mask. There's no time like the present. Alabama hit a new record number of corona virus deaths today. It's second one in a row. There were more than seventeen hundred new cases in Alabama the tenth day in a row that new infections were greater than thousand. Only twelve percent of Alabama's ICU beds are now available. Thirty hospitals in the states have few or no ICU beds left. The governor of Alabama, says her states corona virus outbreak. is quote definitely trending in the wrong direction? Joining us now is a local. Alabama, official, who did not wait for the governor to pass a mask requirement? He instituted a local requirement of his own weeks ago in his corner of the state. I'm talking about the mayor of Montgomery Alabama. Steven Reid may or read good to see you. Thank you for being with us. Even in your state, you instituted this mask requirement in Montgomery I believe on June seventeenth and it's valid I believe for a month if it's not renewed, I don't know what's happened since then, but you did that because you're a city. Council failed to pass such a measure the night before. Absolutely and what we've seen since then has been our case. Growth rate cut in half, and so we've seen a positive statistics and data coming from our residents way amassing our businesses partnering with us to enforce that. Mask, ordinance I had the state level. We've seen the seven day rolling average of about five times what it was at this time in June so even though we're creasing statewide here Montgomery we're starting to see some better numbers because of the mass mandate that we pass by second border now. Our City Council has come back to. Put that into an ordinance, and so we're happy about that, and now with the governor coming online We're happy to have this going state wide, and we think it had been done maybe a little bit sooner. We'd be in a better position that we all right now. So you actually saw remarkable just to go back before June seventeenth, you had seen a remarkable acceleration. You did this and you are now seeing the fruits of it in a in a reduction in your seventy rolling average. Absolutely, and we see now. Hospitalizations go up every month a prior to this month at a at a clip that we just could not sustain and so since we decided to. Issue an executive order. We're at our lowest level month over month that we've been in terms of hospitalizations from covid nineteen than we've been a sense of. April, so we've seen some positive data. We just have to keep it going and make sure that we remind our residents that we have to stay vigilant. We have to be disciplined about this and we have to try to make something. Into a group effort. About me it is about those frontline workers it is about all the essential workers that are really helping. Economy continued throughout this pandemic and make sure that we're willing to put ourselves into somewhat, and I say somewhat of an position by wearing a mask because in the grand scheme, it's really not that major of an issue unless you have a pre existing condition which. Allows you to be excluded from the mandated mask ordinance that we have Right now? It's not that physically uncomfortable, but it is representative of businesses that want to open people who want to get back to work parents who are worried about their kids and what they're going to do at the end of school, so it becomes difficult to know when to press the gas pedal, or take your feet off of it a little bit, and that's the problem. Right? We do get complacent. We see these reductions in. In seven rolling averages in some parts of the country, including the part that I'm in, and you start to think it's OK guess what everybody starts going out there. Little careless about their masks, a little careless about their distancing and we. We see the numbers. COME BACK! How do you? You had a bit of a struggle getting this ordinance in place? How do you ensure that we don't pull it off too quickly? I think what we have to do is to make sure we say in front of the public, and we remind them that this is a marathon, not a sprint This is something that we're going to be dealing with for months on end. We can't arbitrarily say about Labor Day about Thanksgiving. This is going to be over. We don't know when it's going to be over, so we just had to do our heart and I think we continue. Continue to do that, not only here. Montgomery, but throughout the state in this country, then we'll see some of these strange, but on our hospital system I eat a little bit because we had to be mindful mopping about medical professionals, and those who are keeping a all of us safe and healthy whether or not, we have cove nineteen and we have another issue because you know a win that strain workforce is really going to be tapped beyond. Any level that we can imagine right now so while we have the data, we have the information from the experts. We have to do our part and take personal responsibility and make sure that we're doing things in a way that is really protective of not just our health, but the health of others. Mayor, thank you for joining us this evening. It's good to see you again. Montgomery Alabama Mayor Steven Reid may or read is not the only local official in the country to have pushed out his own mask policy ahead of leaders in the state, Florida has one of the fastest growing corona virus outbreaks in the entire country. Deaths are increasing. Hospitals are full. The situation is dire and yet Florida does not have a statewide mask. Mask requirement and just so like in Montgomery. Alabama local officials in Florida have been instituting their own local mask rules. Palm Beach County in Florida instituted its mask requirement in June, but there was something unique about this one. The mayor of Palm Beach County Dave Kerner announced that along with the new mandate. The county a county would be mailing face to anyone with a palm. Beach County addressed to cloth masks and to disposable ones. Kerner said quote. We WanNa make sure that every member of this community. No matter where you live has access to the personal protective equipment that is needed to keep yourself safe. Those masks will start to ship out to palm. Beach County residents this Friday joining us now is the mayor of Palm Beach County Florida Dave Kerner Mayor Kerner. Thank you for being with us. Obviously Palm Beach County. The issue wasn't. Probably people getting masks. There is obviously some message involved in the city, the municipality, actually sending the masks and saying please do your part where this. Well there is and it's not just the city where it county of one point five million people. It's very diverse county, very large county about two thousand square miles, and he felt that the most effective thing combat. A Rona virus obviously is wearing a mask till we passed the Hornets as unanimously seven, zero bipartisan, and of course we went one step further, which we think is very much warranted in this actually mailing four bass to every resident of county. What have you seen in the way of pushback? It's kind of amazing because we've seen these clips of county meetings city hall meetings Many of the Florida where people are out there in force, telling their elected officials that they have a right not to wear the mask. If you've been having you get much pushback in Palm, Beach County. We were all over the national news. We had quite a passionate contingent of. Anti massacres who believed that AIDS ineffective or be? We don't have the right as the government to impose requirement. We have been sued and we did. receive a lot of pushback has is notoriously very unique state politically. It goes either way in presidential elections. We have a Republican governor. There's also a very passionate group of a very conservative folks that live in Palm Beach County on that. Get their point to show up at the county commission meetings and fight every governmental action that we do. The. They've actually some of them. The anti massacres have filed a suit. On June thirtieth in which they the the Palm Beach Post reports, they say the Palm Beach, county has no authority actual or apparent to force medical treatments upon any individual in Palm Beach County including, but not limited to forcing people to wear medical devices such as facial coverings. A lawsuit states arguing that the only person who can who can order facial coverings. Is the State Surgeon General I? Do you think that's going to hold up in court calling wearing a mask medical treatment? Well. I'll confide in years. That I am. A lawyer have practiced A. Bit Of Constitutional Law in my time on not acting as a lawyer right now, but as the county mayor. We don't comment on litigation, but if I was wrong, I will still go to sleep tonight. Though we did the right thing, I can tell you it. The public health in this county and at the end of the day. That's job number one. Does that ultimately sway people. Because you'd think it would be right. You'd think that at some point you can leave your politics at the door and say hey. The masks in the social distancing seemed to work. The other. One isn't working particularly in Florida. Well. You know. I'd like to say that I'm rarely surprised in politics and government anymore you'll be police officer of for many years, and I always remember foot, chase or a car chase. You never had an officer in your ear yelling that urine idiot or that. Your mom is about teamwork. It's about help, and it's very basic concept that wearing a mask will help. Your neighbor will help. The business will help us move forward economically it'll save the public health and I've got to tell you. I'm pretty surprised at the reaction that we've seen from a very vocal minority of large I can tell you hear. Hear, county in the numbers are starting to bear this out. Are People are embracing the public health embracing wearing a bass? They're embracing using our economy effectively, but intelligently and keeping us all safe at the same time so I. Think there are a writer times ahead. Leadership comes from the top, and if it's not going to come from the federal government, it's GonNa come from our local county fairs and city mayors. You skipped a level there. Your state governor if he's not gonNA, come the president. I thought you were going to say that it should come from the governor. That's not happening in your state. Well, I'll tell you that. The governor and I have worked very well together and county I believe is in a very safe place right now. That doesn't mean we're GONNA take our foot off off gas. We have a lot of things that are going on to ensure the public health I. Don't know I'm not the governor. I do know that the governor provide a discount he with all the resources that we need and in the large counties like Miami Dade, Broward and Palm Beach we do have mandatory mass policies also Jacksonville which is known as Duval County. Area the state. Are there sixty seven counties? I don't want to substitute my judgment for our governor, I would rather that we'd be a team and that we use a scalpel is urgent scalpels here to find the right recipe for each community, but upon each county I can tell you there will not eat dago echoes by that we will not have a mass order for the public health, and we are a very large urban county. Mayor! Thank you for your time tonight. Appreciate talking to you Palm Beach County Mayor Dave Kerner as we mentioned at the top of the show. We do have this breaking news tonight about the trump campaign shaking up its leadership wave of new polling. Today might help explain why. 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The New York Times was first to report tonight that Donald Trump has demoted his twenty twenty campaign manager Brad Parcel, replacing him with his current deputy campaign manager Bill Stepien. Will stay on as a senior adviser for data and digital operations, which was his original job. As The Times notes, Parse cal quote suffered something of a mortal wound in the role three weeks ago when a much hype rally in Tulsa Oklahoma to Reboot, Mr Trump's campaign was sparsely attended end quote. The president later confirmed the personnel changes in a facebook post writing. I look forward to having a big in very important second wind together. This one should be a lot easier as our poll. Numbers are rising fast. That of course is patently untrue. Rather trump continues to hemorrhage support in the polls new polling tonight from NBC News in The Wall Street Journal show that the president's handling of the coronavirus pandemic continues to hurt him in a head to head matchup against Joe Biden Joe. Biden now leads the President by eleven points nationally up from a seven point gap in last month's poll, and for those of you out there who tend to national polling, the same poll shows Biden with a twelve point advantage in the eleven most tightly contested battleground states of Arizona Colorado Florida. Maine Michigan Minnesota, Nevada new, Hampshire North Carolina Pennsylvania and Wisconsin twelve points. Meanwhile, support for the president's handling of the coronavirus pandemic continues to plummet. The latest poll shows voters overwhelmingly disapprove of the president's handling of the virus, only thirty seven percent now approve of trump's virus response. That's a drop of six points since last month, and it's easy to see why trump continues to ignore the science and promote the wholesale reopening of the economy in the midst of the pandemic voters are not similarly inclined. Look at this. By a vote by more than two to one margin, voters say they'd rather vote for a candidate who focuses their efforts on controlling the spread of the virus, then one who focuses on reopening businesses. because. The voters are not stupid. They get it. Nearly, three quarters of all respondents say they always wear a mask while out in public. Here's something. The share of trump supporters who say they always wear? A mask also jumped fifteen points to over fifty percent. which is a small bit of positive news at a time when the headlines are focused on the explosion of new cases across the country and continuing shortages, when it comes to timely testing and PGA supplies, meanwhile, the health crisis continues to wreak havoc on the economy, leaving millions of workers without paychecks and without healthcare a new study this week found that from February to May, more than five million American workers lost their health insurance coverage as a result of jobs destroyed by the pandemic, a separate study projects this figure could rise to over ten million by the end of the year, and the bad economic news keeps on coming. Today American. Airlines announced it plans to lay off or furlough. Twenty five thousand of its employees in October that followed a similar notice from United Airlines to thirty six thousand staff a week ago. Both airlines say the need for cuts is due to a lack of demand, but also because the congressional stimulus package given to the airlines ends on October the first. The deadline facing many cash-strapped Americans will come even sooner. Extended unemployment benefits. The was passed by Congress are due to run out by the end of the month for more than thirty million Americans without further action by Congress, and while the White House and Republican leaders in Congress eager to provide new federal funding to schools provided they comply with the president's goal of reopening in the fall, the prospect of any further help to workers laid off through no fault of their own remains murky at best. Remains up in the air for the unemployed. It is also very bad for low wage workers who still have their jobs. A brand new study finds that minimum wage workers who have their jobs cannot afford a one bedroom rental in ninety five percent of US counties. A one bedroom rental. In Ninety five percent of US countries is country. Counties is inaccessible to minimum wage workers. All of these health and economic crises require policy solutions that appear to be sorely lacking in the Carter Administration. That, since dropping out of the Democratic race and endorsing Joe Biden in April Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders has been working on solutions to some of these problems and last week, task forces convened by Biden, and Sanders unveiled the results of this collaboration. It's this one hundred ten page policy manual laying out their recommendations and priorities for addressing the economy, healthcare, climate, immigration, education, and criminal justice, joining me now to discuss this and other topics Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders Center. Good to see you. Thank you for joining us again I. I WanNa Talk to you about the success that. At the moment, it's early days but Joe. Biden seems to be having among some of those voters with whom you really connected people who felt that they had been cheated by the system and somehow believe Donald Trump's idea that he was going to help them out. He was going to make America great for them. It seems like people in rural counties. People in working counties are saying this isn't working. I'm choosing Biden. While there I think A. These people and most Americans have caught on to the fact that Donald. Trump is a total fraud. He is a hypocrite who says one thing, and he does something very very different. What we are seeing right now for example. And I think working families all over this country understand. Tens of millions of people have lost their job. If you've just indicated, millions of people have lost their health insurance, people struggling to put food on the table. People are deeply concerned by the millions about being evicted from their apartments and their homes, and yet in the midst of all of this in a rigged economy with massive income and wealth inequality. What's going on since the pandemic? The richest five hundred eighty four people in this country have seen almost six hundred billion dollar increase in their wealth Jeff bezos. Guy In the world, so you know you seventy billion dollar increase in their wealth so I think the American people catching on that we need a government and an economy that works for ordinary people, not just the wealthy and the powerful. I want to ask you about the four five point four million. Americans who have lost their health insurance in fact I want to quote you from New York. Times headline five point. Four million Americans have lost their health insurance between February and may stretch in which more adults became uninsured of job. Losses than have ever lost coverage in a single year, according to a new analysis by families USA that numbers estimated to go up to ten million dollars a ten million people in the next few months. We have lost ground in the effort to cover every American. Look Alley what it tells us what you and I are discussed on numerous occasions. That today we have a health care system. which is dysfunctional and in my view, extremely cruel. What this is! What's going on today tells us is you cannot continue to tie health care to your job. It should not be a job benefit. It should be a human right. We remain the only major country on earth that doesn't guarantee healthcare to all people as a right rather than just tying it to our job and I hope that out of this terrible painful lesson that so many people are experiencing at people understand we've got to do it. Every other major country on earth does go with a Medicare for all single payer system. We have to have the courage to take on the greed. And of the pharmaceutical industry charges the highest prices in the world for prescription drugs. So I would hope that out of this terrible terrible moment we move forward universal healthcare as a human right. So arguably? This had some degree of popular support, and then eight seemed to increase as the pandemic set in as people realize they saw these people including some of our frontline workers who didn't have healthcare, and then you add this five point, four million people who have lost their healthcare and the four point six million who will continue to lose their healthcare, so you would think that this would be that moment. Why is it not in your opinion? part of Joe Biden's a platform at this point. Well as you mentioned, we put together a number of task forces with the Biden campaign. One of them was on health camp. he, in fact moved of a whole lot many ray areas. He proposes to lower the eligibility age. For Medicare from sixty five down to sixty strong language on lowering prescription drug costs doubling funding for community health centers very important issue because we're very weak in terms of primary healthcare I'll. Let you ask Joe Biden that. As to why he is not a supporter of Medicare for all he is not. But to my mind what this moment is showing us? Is that the current system. Is. Not what the American people need. We should not be paying twice as much per capita, the healthcare's combat, any other country, and yet have one hundred million people, uninsured or underinsured. That's absurd. Centered I want to ask you a story. I'm going to read to you from the Washington Post about the about defense spending the Washington Post reports that after years of virtually reflexive bipartisan support for shoveling more money at the military progressives led by Senator Bernie. Sanders and others will push for a ten percent cut in the Pentagon's top line budget. The seventy four billion dollars in savings would instead be used for distressed communities vital needs. You've got some big name support in this. We do. Chuck Schumer has come on board. Chuckers, you know. Here's the Democratic leader in the Senate. We think and hope that his support will bring all the Democrats on. We have the senators from Oregon Wyden and Merkley the senators from Massachusetts Elizabeth Warren and Ed Markey I'll so what we are trying to do here. Ali Is. Begin the process of transforming our national priorities. When so many people are hurting? When so many communities are suffering from extreme poverty housing crises, healthcare crises educational crises. We should not as a nation be spending more on the military than the next eleven nations combined. At a time when the? Pentagon is the only major agency government not to be able to fulfil an independent or where there is massive amounts of cost overruns waste fraud. Almost every major defense contractor has been found guilty of fraud. Pick billions in fines. You know what the time is now to change our priorities. We don't need no. We don't need more nuclear weapons. We don't need more fighter jets we do need. Need decent housing and healthcare and education for people so I hope that this amendment does well I hope that some of these Republicans who talk about how deeply concerned about the deficit understand that we should not be spending seven hundred and forty billion on the military hundred billion dollar increase, since trump has been price on it I hope they will join us and redirect priorities in America. Senator good to see you. Thank you for joining me. We appreciate that Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders Still. Ahead there is important and troubling new information about the police killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis. We'll have that next. In Minneapolis. The Hennepin County District Court. Today released previously unseen body camera footage from two of the officers involved in the fatal arrest of George Floyd. I'M NOT GONNA. Show it to you. The footage was made available for viewing in-person and by appointment only, but it reportedly shows that officer Thomas Lane was the first to interact with Mr Floyd, and that he did not initially tell him why he was being investigated. It appears that Mr Floyd was distraught. Almost immediately after being encountered by police, he began crying about two minutes into officer lanes, body camera footage and appeared reluctant to exit his vehicle after being offered no explanation for the police investigation. Early on in the tape Mr Floyd was asked to show his hands when he did not do so we immediately officer lane pulled his gun, pointing at Mr Floyd, the officer later told investigators that he did so because George Floyd appeared to fumble around for something in his car. The Washington. Post Paints initial interactions between the two men in even greater detail, saying that officer lane with his gun drawn quote shouted at him to show his hands at least five times at one point, floyd appeared to begin sobbing, tapping his head on a steering wheel and holding up his hands. According to a transcript of the body camera footage Mr Floyd, said quote. I'm sorry. I'm sorry. I didn't do nothing. What did I do? Though what did we do Mr Officer? After. George Floyd was handcuffed. He appeared to become more anxious telling the officers that he was claustrophobic. He pleaded with them not to put him in the back of a squad car. In the struggle that later ensued. The officers eventually pulled George Floyd down onto the pavement and held him there. From there the minute start to tick by with Mr, Floyd pinned to the ground officer Derek show WTN's need pressed into his neck. The Associated Press reports the officers sound clinical as time passes. I think he's passing out. One officer says. You guys all right though someone asks. Yeah good so far says one. Another apparently lane says my knee might be a little scratched, but I'll survive. Eventually one of the officers checks for Mr Floyd's pulse, saying that he can't find one officer show Van continues to restrain George. Floyd with his neon his neck until after paramedics arrive. With the release of today's videos, we now know that officer show had his neon George Floyd's neck for close to nine and a half minutes, even longer than previously thought. But another one of the more startling pieces of information that we learned today has to do with the medical attention George. Floyd received after EMT's arrived on the scene, according to a reporter for the Minneapolis Star, tribune quote about nineteen minutes and forty seconds in lanes video, a paramedic arrived and took floyd's pulse at the neck. The paramedic walked away without essential sense of urgency. The Associated Press reports that lanes. Camera shows him following an unresponsive floyd on a stretcher into an ambulance where EMT's instructed him to perform CPR the video shows lane, performing constant chest compressions by hand with no visible results. The ambulance parks a few blocks away from the store for several minutes while Lane, and the MTV's work on floyd rather than heading straight to the hospital, even though they all know at that point that floyd is in full cardiac arrest as independent indicated by the dispatcher audio. A spokesman for the hospital that provided the ambulance told the AP. She couldn't talk about. George George Floyd's treatment because of medical privacy restrictions, but she said that it is not unusual for paramedics to load a patient onto an ambulance and moved to a more secure location as they provide lifesaving care. This has been an absolutely heartbreaking and horrifying story from the onset. And unfortunately, each new piece of evidence each new, development. Makes it even harder to bear. Barack Obama is the former president of the United States. That's the highest office. Anyone can hold in this country, but he also has another distinction. He's also the most followed twitter account on the entire Internet with over one hundred and twenty million followers worldwide, which is why it was more than just odd when today Barack, Obama tweeted this I'm giving back due to Cova nineteen all. All bitcoin said to my address will be sent back doubled. If you send a thousand dollars, I will send back two thousand dollars. Obviously, the former president did not actually send that spam message. His twitter account was hacked, but it wasn't just Barack Obama the twitter accounts of Joe Biden Elon Musk Kanye, west and Bill Gates. All sent similar messages after their accounts were compromised. What can only be described as a massive hack on the entire social media platform twitter responded by locking the accounts of all verified users, the ones with the blue checkmark. It's a category that includes most journalists, politicians and celebrities keep in mind. This is the website that the current president of the United States uses regularly the out policy decrees to fire his own top aides or lash out at foreign leaders of nuclear armed countries and. And this hack today's not just some phishing scam that happened because someone clicked a bad lincoln suspicious email. This level of access to protected social media accounts could only be pulled off with access to twitter's internal systems. So imagine if someone thinks something like this were to happen just before modern own. Let's say a presidential election only instead of trying to scam. People into sending them bitcoin is about deciding the fate of American democracy. Joining me now, my good friend Ben Collins. He's NBC News report and he's the first person I turn to for stories like this. Ben you've had a few hours to digest this and talk to people. What does the scope of the access to these particular hope? High profile accounts in this hack tell you. It tells me that this could have been really dangerous day. Not just for Democracy for the world You know we don't really fully understand what happened yet. Neither is twitter. Really They took some steps. They banned verified twitter accounts from tweeting in the interim, but we don't know if they the people who have this had access to people's private direct messages if they did that that's national security issue frankly. And they could have posted anything. Thankfully, I think we got lucky so far. You know they just wanted people's bitcoin. They wanted to make a quick buck if they wanted more than that. If they wanted to create, chaos wanted to really destabilize the world. They really could have done it today. We got a twitter message from Jack Dorsey saying they're working on it. They're going to give us more information. When they get it, but really the latter question what you just said is the more serious matter does seem that some money was set to these bitcoin accounts. I'm kind of fascinated that anyone set money to these accounts, but they sorta shut down the operation fairly soon I still don't have my twitter account back, but the bigger consequence here is. How does twitter move forward on the understanding that it can be hacked like this? You really you can't right now. They're gonNA fix this thing I. I was shocked. The website stayed up for this mom. Kanye West. Twitter Account Elon Musk all these people who are influencers in these spaces and people who use bitcoin you know. They were able to get some dukes over one hundred thousand dollars in the first couple of hours. That's the scary thing in. We don't really understand what happened. There are guesses out there by people who work in dark web spaces who? Go and buy the House that maybe there was some access to the a admin console, which is basically the the entirety of the back end of twitter, which allows you to tweet from any account on twitter in like you said you know we have a president that will tweak things in the middle of the night that you can cause some panic these people could have done an incredible amount of harm, and maybe they still can. We don't really full full yet. We're just lucky. This didn't happen on November first November second. In and how now all they want somebody. I'd say about one hundred thousand dollars may have been said I get fascinated that someone would find a bitcoin account on twitter and send the money. Because someone asked them to send the money instead they'd send twice as much. Back I I I I don't think most people do that, but there's a connection to the winkle. VOSS brothers here and the and the site that was used to collect the bitcoin. What is that? One of the first accounts hacked to. They, said long this to the wall. Basically, it's a bitcoin wallet. And they can shutdown basically the transaction so these people didn't even collect that much money. It's weird that Frank. That's the weird part about this to me. Is that these people S- probably spent a lot of money for this, and they probably took a lot of time to figure out who they were going to target and how they're going to do it. In be, there was shut this down. Some of these tweets through on must account for a long time maybe an hour. So that's the weird part to me is a it looks like it's not. It wasn't fully thought out, or maybe it was both open. It wasn't that well engineered in I I. Don't know it's it's not fully there yet and it right now. It looks like we're really lucky, but we don't know that yet. And I know they're already been calls. I know Senator Josh Holly of a Missouri is on top of this. He He's calling for something he's calling for. Jack Dorsey of twitter to come before Congress. Yes so, Josh Holly, who has been a thorn in the side of social media companies from the right for a while now you know has a really good reason now to say hey, is this really? Is this a safe website? I think it's a real question to ask at this point. because. If you know the prevailing notion right now, is that somebody at twitter was hacked, and had those credentials spread around to the dark web that were either later sold used by that person. If that's the case, that's not enough security for website used by president at states to make policy just simply isn't so you know that there are many issues at play there, but the end of the day that website has to be more buttoned up security. Could you see my friend now? You've got work to do to get to the bottom of the story. Ben Collins NBC News Reporter Thank You for joining US tonight, and why would have been on the air tonight? Another use that he has voted for a mask ordinance, trying to stop the spread of Corona virus. This one is the city council in Tulsa Oklahoma voting for masks by a vote of seventy two. The head of tells schools told the council. We need to get. This trajectory turned around. We want to be back in school. We would need to be back in school. Our children need to be back in school. Their families need them to be back in school. And our teachers want to see them back in school, and with that the city council voted to pass a mask ordinance. That's news tonight out of Tulsa Oklahoma, we'll be right back. The Big Hack today was not the fun part of twitter for an example of that consider the account of Donald Trump's niece, which sat unused for nearly two years. Here's the latest thing or the last thing that Mary trump tweeted. It was August of two thousand eighteen. It's one of those pictures that you have to stare at for a while to find the hidden cat spoiler alert I'm not going to show you. I am going to show you where the cat is, so cover your eyes. If you don't actually want to know three to one. Here's the Katy cat there. It is all right. You can open your eyes. Eyes now on Monday, a judge ruled that Mary trump. Can publisher tell all memoir about her? Dysfunctional family called too much and never enough how my family created the world's most dangerous man meeting her uncle, the president of the United States, and after the judge ruled that Mary Trump can talk about her book, and therefore her fear that her uncle might somehow become a two-term President, Mary trump started tweeting again her first tweet, some subtle shaded or uncle's administration quote. Happy Infrastructure Week followed by one yesterday for Steve Day vive, La Stalls and today, a picture of a can of black beans, most definitely a non Goya can. So the Mary Trump unleashed era has begun in earnest. Her book is out and she is allowed to talk and tomorrow night. She will do just that right here on this show with Rachel motto. You will not want to miss that conversation. That does it for US tonight. We will see you again tomorrow. With Rachel the Madame Show weeknights at nine eastern on, MSNBC. Hey everyone, it's mainly. MSNBC correspondent and host of the podcast into America is mid July, and it already feels like it's been a long hot summer with folks all around the country calling for overdue change. We're seeing this energy. Play out in the racist for elected office. Take Jamaal moment, a former middle school principal who claimed victory over sixteen term incumbent Eliot Engel in the race for New York Sixteenth Congressional district absentee. Absentee ballots are still being counted, but I talk with Bowman about why he decided to take on one of the most powerful Democrats in Congress, and I'm going into the hard Philadelphia to catch up with district attorney. Larry Crasner crasner ran on a platform perform three years ago, but his job today is tougher than ever as the city faces the pandemic, a spike in violence and the ongoing ravages of the OPIOID crisis. And with all this news, you have to be able to take a step back and just laugh. Demon young is a writer, a friend of mine who's been reflecting on how conversations about race inequality can be? Exhausting Q. Guy, just dismiss cream on a hot summer day without talking about this stuff. I hope you'll join us for these conversations. New episodes drop every Monday Wednesday and Thursday search for into America wherever you're listening right now and subscribe.
U.S. Disaster Response Scrambles To Protect People From Both Hurricanes And COVID-19
"So. How do you stay safe from hurricane during pandemic? This is a question. Millions of people across the southeast facing this year, and the stakes are even higher for those who depend on public shelters impairs. Abby Wendell has the story Freddie and Chester Davis drew six hours to family in Atlanta when Hurricane Michael headed towards their home on Florida's panhandle two years ago, but the couples say they don't have the budget for a trip like that now. If they have to evacuate, they'll go to a local shelter despite concerns about the coronavirus ball. A lot of people don't understand how really S- Diabetic show. The Davis is both in their sixties say they'd bring their own masks and sheets and stay inside for as little time as possible. We'll make sure that we're only there. During the time of the storm after that we will want to get out of this hurricane season safely. Sheltering people is in part a math problem. Many coastal states have long standing shelter shortages, and that's being worsened by American. Red, cross and and CDC recommendations to give evacuees three times more personal space so mathematically. My number drops dramatically bill. Johnson is the Emergency Management Director for Palm Beach County Florida. He says strictly following social distancing recommendations cuts his shelter capacity from fifty five thousand people to sixteen thousand gain backspace. He says he'll cluster family members and use classrooms and school hallways as well as hotel rooms a solution. Federal agencies are pushing the CDC calls. Calls hotels ideal because they have private bathrooms and the Federal Emergency Management Agency has offered to cover most of the cost. Florida seems to have made the most progress with more than five hundred hotels so far expressing interest in participating, but emergency managers including Johnson have run into barriers for starters. Hotels often quickly fill up with evacuees who can afford rooms on their own. And Johnson says many hotels reside along the shoreline which. which is of course you know in evacuation zones and we're not gonNA. Use, those will tells for sheltering while any additional space is welcome. Johnson says hotels won't go far toward solving his capacity problem, and despite Florida's progress details like how many rooms will actually be available, who will get them remain unresolved, other at risk coastal communities, including Houston and counties in southern Alabama are hesitant to enlist hotels partly because of concerns. Concerns over the limits of females financial help. You'RE GONNA. have to make these spending decisions in advance of being guaranteed. They'll get the money back. Fema Bryan Kuhn is the former director at the Florida division of emergency, management and vice president of an emergency management consulting firm. He says the way famous reimbursement programs work. Local governments have a right to be concerned and coon says while females financial support is a-plus. It's not enough. Enough given the unprecedented challenges. Local governments face this year. He says FEMA should be doing more to help with the planning effort. Normally we say every disasters local, and they come up with their own plans, and that's terrific. Yes, but we you know could have benefited from more collaborative effort to make sure that we're not leaving people behind situation. In many scenarios, emergency managers could rely on traditional congregate shelters along with social. Social distancing CDC recommends shoppers. Conduct health screenings and temperature checks provide face coverings and is elite people with symptoms. Public Health experts agree these steps will reduce risk, but Dr Emily Landon an infectious disease specialist at the University of Chicago Medicine says going to a shelter is still something of a gamble. Maybe the eating area isn't quite big enough, and you end up having to eat too close to other people and they don't. Don't have their masks on. And you don't have your masks on. Because you're eating and they're spread this year's hurricane season could see large evacuations. Climate Change has made powerful storms more likely and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has predicted a active season. It's difficult to anticipate how that could translate into shelter demand, but with the economic crisis somewhere more people than ever could depend on public shelters. Abby Wendell NPR news.