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John Hickenlooper wins Colorado Democratic primary, will face Sen. Cory Gardner

America Tonight with Kate Delaney

00:41 sec | 2 d ago

John Hickenlooper wins Colorado Democratic primary, will face Sen. Cory Gardner

"Voting on Tuesday, a familiar name in Colorado politics researching his former governor, John Hickenlooper wins the state's Democratic primary for U. S. Senate. Hickenlooper faces sitting Republican Senator Cory Gardner in November. Oklahoma's James Inhofe has been a fixture in the Senate since 1994. He won his Republican primary Tuesday is Democratic opponent will be attorney Abby Broyles, and after a week of waiting, we finally know who is going to challenge Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell for his Kentucky Senate seat. Former Marine pilot Amy McGrath is fended off a challenge from progressive Charles Booker to get the Democratic nomination. Chill.

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Senate Democrats Threaten to Block G.O.P. Police Reform Bill

KCBS Radio Overnight News

00:35 sec | Last week

Senate Democrats Threaten to Block G.O.P. Police Reform Bill

"New Jersey senator Cory Booker says unlike the democratic bill co authored by California's Nancy Pelosi and Karen bass and supported by Harris the GOP measure encourages the end of chokehold but doesn't take away police officers qualified immunity or rain in lethal force their bill failed over and over again but Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says that Democrats will be hypocrites if they block this bill this legislation identifies a number of smart lovers the Congress can pull to advance and encourage smart reform Harris wants McConnell to negotiate a much tougher package of reforms rather than attempt to pass

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How Did Juneteenth Get Started?

BrainStuff

06:11 min | 2 weeks ago

How Did Juneteenth Get Started?

"Every year on June nineteenth, millions of people across America. Come together to celebrate June eighteenth with parties parades, prayer, breakfast and golf tournaments, cookouts and music. The holiday is now officially recognized in forty seven states plus Washington DC though it hasn't been made a national holiday yet, despite having been around for more than one hundred and fifty years. We spoke with Paula Austin a professor of African American Studies and History at Boston University. She said You'd be surprised. There are many students who get to my class, and they sort of never learned about the history of enslavement. They've never learned about the civil rights movement. I think I've had students who because of where they're from, or their families know about June eighteenth, and of actually participated in the celebrations, but most students come, and they don't know. But let's go back to the beginning on June nineteenth eighteen, sixty, five more than two months after confederate general Robert e Lee surrendered to ulysses s grant at APP Maddix which all, but ended the civil war, a US army officer by the name of Major General Gordon Granger. In Huston Texas with two momentous announcements, the end of the civil war, and with it the end to slavery. Nobody is quite sure why it took so long for news of summation to reach Texas several stories have been told throughout the years though none has ever been confirmed including one of an earlier messenger who was killed on his way to Texas to tell the news of freedom. Others believe that some enslavers truth, but simply continued going about business as usual. The most likely is simply that there were not enough troops to enforce the emancipation proclamation whether enslaved people knew about it or not, so things remained status quo. That is until Major General. Grainger showed up. After granger's announcement, some of the two hundred fifty thousand freed people in Texas, immediately left for the promise of true freedom in the north, while others traveled to rejoin family members one formerly enslaved person, Molly Herrell said in the slave narratives of Texas. We all walked down the road singing shouting to beat the band. Others stayed defined pain work in the fields elsewhere. That day marks what is now often called lack independence day, or the fourth of July. It's the American celebration of freedom from slavery. June teen was first observed in Texas in eighteen, sixty six. It wasn't officially recognized as a holiday in any state until Texas did so in Nineteen, seventy nine. Since then only North Dakota South Dakota and Hawaii have declared a holiday. In recent years both the US House of Representatives and the US Senate have formally recognized June nineteenth as June, tenth Independence Day. Various movements to grant the day status is a national holiday are ongoing. US Senator Cory Booker said in two thousand eighteen. On this day we must confront ugly parts of our history and honor the slaves who suffered and died under a repressive regime. We must also pay tribute to all those who had the strength and conviction to fight to end slavery and keep our Union together. June teeth independence. Day is also an important moment to recognize how far we've come and take note of how far we have yet to go. Certainly during the original June eighteenth, there was still a lot of work to be done. It came just months after the civil war ended and two years after the emancipation proclamation was signed by President Abraham Lincoln the Thirteenth Amendment to the US Constitution, which abolished slavery, had been passed by Congress was well on its way to being ratified by the states, but the fourteenth and fifteenth guaranteeing equal protection and the right to vote to all citizens, regardless of skin color were still a couple years off. And not all enslaved people in Texas were immediately freed some held by defiant plantation owners were not emancipated until much later, some formerly enslaved people who tried to leave historical reports show were tracked down and killed. Many more stepped into a future of poverty, fear and uncertainty. Austin suggests that many Americans ignorance about June eighteenth stems from a disinclination to completely face the country's past slavery, and it's far reaching and continuing aftermath. Still? June eighteenth has persevered. Its observance has waned through the years under the oppression of Jim Crow laws and attitudes, but the festivities that began in Texas eventually spread to more states and the idea of commemorating block independence picked up through the civil rights era of the nineteen sixties, and the parties continued today. Austin, said the kinds of celebrations that I've seen and been a part of have been incredibly wonderful there about black culture there about black history there about the resistance and the resilience of the black community. Several years before grainger made his do nineteenth declaration in Galveston famed American Orator Frederick Douglass himself formerly enslaved, spoke to an abolitionist group in New York about the fourth of July. As being dave independence, and how it didn't fit for all Americans, he said what the American slave is your fourth of July I answer a day that reveals to him more than all other days in the year, the gross injustice and cruelty to which he is the constant victim. Opel Lee a former schoolteacher counselor in Fort Worth. Texas has been instrumental in trying to get June. Tenth recognized as a national, holiday. This year she'll walk from the Fort Worth Convention Center to the will. Rogers Coliseum, leading a caravan, urging people to sign a petition for the cause leave who is ninety three years old has been part of the Fort Worth June eighteenth festivities for more than forty years. Last year, it's as important as the fourth of July. In fact I dream some day. They celebrate from the nineteenth to the fourth like they do Mardi Gras. I haven't dreamed as large as the Rose Bowl or the macy's parade, but I'm getting there. To those who observed June eighteenth despite its shaky beginnings, and it's still unfulfilled pledge the day still holds the promise of freedom, independence, equality, ideas, and ideals always celebrating.

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Senate Judiciary Committee held hearing on police use of force, qualified immunity

Forum

01:06 min | 2 weeks ago

Senate Judiciary Committee held hearing on police use of force, qualified immunity

"Senate Republicans are set to unveil their proposed changes to police procedures and accountability of their packages to be introduced Wednesday a day after the Senate judiciary committee held a hearing examining the use of police force impairs winter Johnson reports a panel is taking up the issue amid the nationwide demonstrations against the police killing of George Floyd in other instances of racial injustice democratic senator Cory Booker says the pressure is on to make substantial changes to the nation's policing system will we meet this moment in history and actually do something real or will we find ourselves back here again a year from now three years from now Senate Judiciary Committee chairman Lindsey Graham says he wants to reform police departments not to define them more accountability the national registry of that how many people actually die in police custody the time has come to create a system to combat a broken system the hearing comes as Senate Republicans craft legislation to address police brutality house Democrats plan to vote later this month on their proposal which includes a ban on the use of

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Autopsy: Rayshard Brooks' death considered homicide, shot twice in the back

KYW 24 Hour News

01:46 min | 2 weeks ago

Autopsy: Rayshard Brooks' death considered homicide, shot twice in the back

"Autopsy report says the death of a black man shot by police in Atlanta was a homicide rate shard Brooks was shot twice in the back and died from organ damage and blood loss from those two gunshot wounds surveillance video shows the twenty seven year old Brooks taking an officer's taser during an attempted arrest at a Wendy's and then he fired a taser at officers as he ran away responded Boris Sanchez reports one officer then shot Brooks dead officer roles the policeman policeman who who fired fired those those shots shots has has been been terminated terminated officer officer Bresnan Bresnan who who first first responded responded to to the the scene scene he's he's on on administrative administrative duty duty of of course course Atlanta Atlanta police police chief chief Erika Erika shields shields I step down we're hearing the chance behind us the outrage and grief in the community and full display on CBS's face the nation New Jersey senator Cory Booker said it was an unjust use of deadly force in this situation I was a member of a new Jersey's largest city with the police department if one of my officers shot someone in the back while they were fleeing with a non deadly weapon that is unjust use of force and unacceptable to community standards Booker and others are now calling for change Seattle police chief Carmen best tells CBS's face the nation the problem must be solved we're going to change in policing we have to it has to be movement that involves everybody we need to re imagine and re figure out how we're gonna move for a democratic South Carolina representative Jim Clyburn spoke out about the death of ratio R. Brooks telling CNN he was drinking fell asleep in the wind this drive through and they have already had to get down he had no weapon on the way they did think he was going to grow and Alison

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Anti-Racism Protests: Outcry After Shooting In Atlanta

WTOP 24 Hour News

00:54 sec | 2 weeks ago

Anti-Racism Protests: Outcry After Shooting In Atlanta

"Calls for change now after another black man is fatally shot by a white police officer this time in Atlanta Seattle police chief Carmen best tells CBS's face the nation the problem must be solved we're going to change in policing we have to it has to be movement that involves everybody we need to re imagine and re figure out how we're gonna move forward democratic New Jersey senator Cory Booker also on CBS's face the nation do we want to have a nation where police officers who really awful things cannot be held accountable two civil rights charges and that's unacceptable democratic South Carolina representative Jim Clyburn spoke out about the death of radar Brooks telling CNN he was drinking fell asleep in the wind this drive through and they've already paid to get down he had no weapon on him where did they think he is going to grow anti racism demonstrations

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Cory Booker on how the U.S. should reform policing

Face the Nation from CBS News

06:58 min | 2 weeks ago

Cory Booker on how the U.S. should reform policing

"We want to speak now to New Jersey senator Cory Booker who joins us from his home in Newark a morning to senator good morning mark thank you for having me in Atlanta was the killing of Richard Brooks an example to you of excessive use of force I was a bit of a new Jersey's largest city with the police department if one of my officers shot someone in the back while they were fleeing with a non deadly weapon that is unjust use of force and unacceptable to community standards and it's very unfortunate and and tragic given the broader concern at the federal levels on how to come up with legislation that both sides can get behind you heard senator Scott say that when it comes to qualified immunity the administration has made clear to him that is a poison pill it cannot be in any kind of legislation how do you offset the concern in the administration that qualified immunity helps well it it it's necessary because police need to make split second decisions and they can't be thinking twice in a way that inhibits them from doing their job how do you offset that specific concerns well let's understand that qualified immunity right now it's not a democratic support thing Clarence Thomas and conservative Supreme Court justice is saying that we need to re examine qualified immunity well some of my Republican colleagues in the Senate right now have come forward to me and said we need to re examine qualified immunity or qualified immunity does in this country is allows a case in Washington were pregnant woman seven months pregnant was dragged into a street for not signing a parking ticket in taste three times no accountability those police officers were qualified all finding unity it's a case in Utah where bicycle rider the hundred yards away was shot multiple times by multiple police and then they claimed it was just mistaken identity no accountability in terms of qualified immunity even in Washington and even in Oklahoma the man with pneumonia wandering stumbling to a hospital unarmed was shot and killed by police so I can go through the whole rific example after horrific example we have to ask ourselves a society do we want to have a nation where police officers who really awful things cannot be held accountable to sit two civil rights charges and that's unacceptable and so I I hear what folks are saying but when there's so many conservative voices are talking about qualified immunity and when we know that no one in America should be above the law I think it's time that we change qualified immunity what what what you heard center Scott say that was the term poison pill meaning this could this could sink everything else what about his idea that he floated there of decertification as a way to reduce officer misconduct well every American should think for themselves if your wife or daughter or family member was that pregnant woman who was brought out into the middle of a street for not signing a property contains three times is the certification a real accountability we are a nation right now where the sense of what's possible has shifted the bill that I just did with incredible partners like Kamel Harrison house members that would have been poisoned pills just a month ago this is a moment in American history where there are things in the Republican bill that allows still choke holds for a no knock warrants which were being banned right now from Kentucky to New York this is not a time for lowest common denominator watered down reforms it's time to stop the problem because if you if someone's needs on your neck you can't take it halfway off and say that that's progress we have the tools with which to stop people from dying and any spill should have a ban on racial and religious profiling call four by George Bush in his first address to Congress are you saying are you saying on this one particular issue that you will not sign any bill unless there is a reduction that would allow for it to be easier to prosecute bad cops look hi I have witnessed in my life the awful criminal justice system getting worse from nineteen eighty till now are criminal or course Rhaetian going up five hundred percent in America and it was part of a compromise bill to liberate thousands of people out of prisons and so I did the best I can in the first step we did to tear down a system of mass incarceration which the land of the free has one out of every three incarcerated women on the planet earth even though we're only five percent to close population so do I want progress yes but when you when you stop shores and start talking about finding a bill that's the lowest common denominator it is meaning that we will revisit this again with another on armed black person gets killed in the nation the rocks we should be seeking to solve the problem pushing the back when possible and getting as big of a coalition as we possibly can if it did but didn't and you're saying that there is a chance here that this moment could you could miss the moment that Democrats Republicans won't be able to come to a compromise no I'm saying that we could miss the moment by not solving the problem and ending practices yeah we know would make a difference to lives things like having police misconduct registries yeah open to the public because sunshine is the best disinfectant so I'm gonna do everything I can in this moment that is it every day with with artists of activism nonviolent protesters on the streets every day well I want to ask you I want to ask about this moment because I mean it's an election year and emotions are already super charge the president this morning sent a tweet quoting Michael Moore filmmaker it said Democrats shouldn't underestimate white male trump supporters rage and emotion you heard my exchange with senator Scott about whether it is ignorance or deliberate nous to plan a rally around June thirteenth eight do you believe that you can come to a compromise with this administration on this issue this is what I know I know the harder to Scotton centers like center Braun who said to me he's full of qualified I mean it's on the table we we are one body the United States Senate and and people of good heart good spirit regardless what the president does he can veto a bill but we should come forward in this moment in history which will be judged we should put our best face F. best faith effort forward to put a bill on intact it will stop the kind of awful violence and in killing of unarmed people that we see in our country we can do that we know what about this and we know that half measures have not worked in the past from person to

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Why 'Cryptocurrency Would Not Exist Without Black People'

Unconfirmed: Insights and Analysis From the Top Minds in Crypto

04:12 min | 3 weeks ago

Why 'Cryptocurrency Would Not Exist Without Black People'

"Actually WanNa ask you about this one tweet storm that you wrote and it began. CRYPTOCURRENCY would not exist without blind people. You explain to people what it is. He wrote there yeah, yeah, yeah, absolutely, and this was a talk. That I did at after a while I was even ignorant, so we talk about you know tokenism. You know a continuation of the evolving form of housing transfer body right, and that's from a lot of different different things, different peoples different cultures right, so it's not just say black people are the sole reason why cryptocurrency exist, but it is to say that the prevalence of Fiat currency only came into fruition through the US government in two particular historical instances made this happen one the funding of union troops right during the civil war who desperately needed feet this out at the time, which was one of the economic centers in the world. I don't think people realize how much fuel the cotton and textile. Textile Industry in the loan industries that came off of that globally a really created. Will they accommodate be happy that and created the financial centers like New York in fact back then there were more millionaires per capita. I believe in Mississippi than there were New York and in in this has changed over time in that experiment ride that Abraham Lincoln took in leveraging Fiat currency, which was more broadly understood as we all agree, this has value rather than being backed by or silver like the pound lead into the Nixon years where we quite literally came off the gold standard after establishing it. And this is the history right of how money has evolved in how Tokens Ation where we see the token ization of assets and even you know stable coins in terms of store value money. That, that's the evolution in its follow, and that some of the people the first people who were securitise were also black people We look at Monticello and Thomas Jefferson that was funded trauma loan, collateralized by slaves and also built by slaves. So the complexities in terms of how finances evolve very deeply intertwined into this systemic racism, you know that I call it on and that people you know unfortunately push off as or minimise as a well. They said the inward or well. They didn't let this person into this complex right in. It's really a lot more out. Actually love to be called the inward half systemic racism gone. in in a have the superficial racism right exists I can deal with that mentally and emotionally. You know, but but the constraints of the systemic aspect has quite literally change people's life trajectories in terms of whether they can be an entrepreneur whether they could be hired. How much access to credit they get and how that affects their lively. I don't know if people know this story, but Senator Cory Booker from new. Jersey often talks about this in his life trajectory where. Parents had been looking for a home in a suburb of New Jersey that had good schools, and it was considered a white neighborhood, and they kept being told that these houses that they thought were on sale were not available and this organization I can't remember They must have just worked on like fairness in housing or something. got white people to go as decoys after they had gone to these houses and found that the houses were suddenly available and this. This kept happening and so eventually they picked how they wanted, and when they should have to sign the papers, the sellers were surprised because they thought it was getting a white couple buying it, and that was foul. Corey ended up at you. Know in this great school district. Of course he lake went to Stanford. Was Ruth scholar went to Yale Law School now as a USA I mean he's like you know super successful, but yeah, that's just one story about. How systemic racism or in that case, the the fight against it or winning the fight against it in one instance did have a positive outcome.

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House plans dramatic action on police reform

Coast to Coast AM with George Noory

00:34 sec | 3 weeks ago

House plans dramatic action on police reform

"Of Congress meantime promising action on racial discrimination police violence Senate Democrats on Sunday announcing a bill called the justice in policing act aimed at eliminating incidents like the killing of George Floyd New Jersey senator Cory Booker this is not a system that is always explicitly done by over racism this is a system that's real bait that we all have to take responsibility for and get practice it is bad to like a you're gonna see the bill we're gonna release they just give greater transparency and greater accountability for those working with police

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Booker says 'moral moment' must be met with change

Meet The Press

08:59 min | 3 weeks ago

Booker says 'moral moment' must be met with change

"Donald Trump is the first president of my lifetime who does not try to unite the American people does not even pretend to try instead he tries to divide us general Mattis is letter was a stunning and powerful I respected Germanos that he has every right to express his opinion that's his opinion and these comments from former White House chief of staff John Kelly I think we should look at people that are running for office and put them to the children they are what is their character like what is there what are their ethics are they willing if they are elected to represent all their constituents not just the base and joining me now is democratic senator Cory Booker of New Jersey senator Booker welcome back to meet the press you call this moral moment for this country but these protests are also trying to spur more than just awareness they're trying to spur a policy change will be more confident in that we're meeting a moral moment or that will actually lead to changes in our policy will be the same in fact when I look at everything from the suffrage movement to the labor movement in this country it's always been the people in the streets often young people who have demanded and forced a change in consciousness that made policy changes possible working all week with Kamel Harris and allies in the house to get real policies proposed and will be releasing a bill tomorrow for things that should have been done in this country a long time ago banning certain police practices creating deeper accountability and so I'm just grateful to see this kind of nonviolent protest outpouring the streets because they are leading their putting the pressure they're creating a possibility that our policies can reflect the spirit of this country that we can be in the law a more beloved nation you know you're you have a unique set of experiences you've been a mare you're a federal office holder in the Senate where should most of this change be enacted on the local level or or on your on the federal level I'm it's got to be enacted on every level we are a society where we are culpable we have created a nation distinct from any other on the planet earth we incarcerate the plurality of human beings incarcerate one out of every three women on the planet earth they are incarcerated or here in America we've taken so much of our treasure between the time I was in law school two time I once mayor we were building a new prison or jail every ten days and explicitly and implicitly we all have made a decision that we're going to treat mental illness with prison jail and police addiction with prison jail improve police poverty with prison jail and police and overwhelmingly African Americans with prison jail and police we now in America have more African American men under criminal supervision then call the sleeves of men that were slaves in eighteen fifty this is astonishing this is unacceptable we need to be more Regis in our compassion for one another more more ambitious in our imagination that we can create a society that's not so over policed or where police we don't tolerate certain tactics that have had a generation in fear you said at the beginning of this that eighty plus percent of Americans think this country's out of control well for black people in this country we thought this country's out of control in the way police is our communities and individuals for a very long time in this awakening is so important to create real substantive change not just lip service from politicians tell us something tell me how you're thinking is change being a mare at one point you thought you didn't want the federal government that you thought some of the oversight over the New York police department at the time and in different ways you even braced it since what did you learn over time about this issue well it shows the insidiousness of institutional racism well we are a majority black city in New York we had a majority black city council black mare black police chief and we knew we inherited a a police department with decades of challenges and so we went to work when I got into office to reform our police department but we didn't have the data we didn't have the transparency and it took the federal government and their accountability in their systems and data analysis to show that we were not moving as fast as we should and so we took on a very ambitious plans that extend from everything from changing our missile court system with drug courts and veterans courts and youth courts to pulling in experts from John Jay college just say you don't have to arrest people to create safer neighborhoods that there are other ways to go and I partnered with the ACLU before I left to set a national standard a collection of data collection practices so I learned the hard way that this is not a system that is always explicitly done by over racism this is a system that's real bait that we all have to take responsibility for and get practice it is bad to like a you're gonna see in the bill we're gonna release but just give greater transparency and greater accountability for those working with police I want to ask you about de funding the police last night in Washington DC on sixteenth street right next to the black lives matter letters the phrase deep on the police was painted down there and that is there's a lot of passion around that issue and when you hear that and the phrase may mean different things to different people but when you hear that what's your reaction I understand clearly the sentiment and the substance behind the slogan and so well thought slogan I will use are your people just dismiss it and don't get deeper into the substance as I said earlier it is not a mark of a beloved community to prey upon the most vulnerable and your society we are using police and fire a guy ran police departments I would have exhausted police officer saying why are we using police to deal with the fragility or vulnerability of our society there's so much money going into our police departments there is a more expensive way to deal with it I remember being surprised in Seattle with a housing group called Plymouth housing where they showed me a data analysis where they look at what was more expensive for society gifts providing supportive housing for Americans with mental illness that were homeless or leaving them on the streets and they found out they were of the same Seattle millions of dollars bite giving people supportive housing because homeless people left on the streets with mental illnesses end up in hospital emergency rooms and jails and and so this is the outrageous but I think people on the streets are feeling and that I share is that we are over policed as a society that we are investing in police which is not solving problems but making them worse when we should be in a more compassionate country in a more loving country I know love is at the core of our ideals but it needs to be made manifest in our policies we would actually spend less money we would elevate human dignity and human potential and we would set a standard on the planet earth for how we treat those who are vulnerable as opposed to what we're seeing right now center when you're running for president you were quite critical of of former vice president Joe Biden and you question whether you question whether his past whether he had the credibility given his record on some of these issues to to be a reformer on this where are you now well I'm fully you have to put my faith in a Joe Biden to be the person who could preside over this transformative change and I'm gonna tell you right now the heroes for me as I look at great presidents past the time of LBJ for example are extraordinary capable leader like Joe Biden but the real heroes in that generation were the people who were sick and tired of being sick and tired and and if there are protesters listening to the show I just pray and I want to say to them with all sincerity stay on the streets near nonviolent protest state demanding change and I think that Joe Biden's election can do that and look Donald Trump can't center himself in this this this is such a bigger moment than him this is not a referendum on one person in one office this is a referendum on who we are as Americans and who are going to be to each other this is a moral moment will we become a more loving and compassionate society not with our rhetoric but with our laws in a rule is and how can I treat the most vulnerable and so this is that moment that I think Joe Biden can be the president for but the responsibility is not on any individual it's on

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Booker says he sees 'sentiment and the substance' behind 'Defund the Police' phrase but 'it's not a slogan I will use'

The Truth About Money with Ric Edelman

01:38 min | 3 weeks ago

Booker says he sees 'sentiment and the substance' behind 'Defund the Police' phrase but 'it's not a slogan I will use'

"News room the protests have stretched well beyond New York City we've seen them all across the country we've seen demonstrations in Hoboken Jersey city Newark Montclair and other parts of New Jersey as well and senator Cory Booker was on NBC's meet the press this morning he says there is a genuine call to action he was asked specifically about calls to defund police well I understand clearly the sentiment and the substance behind the slogan and so also slogan I'll use are your people just dismiss it and don't get deeper into the substance as I said earlier it is not a mark of a beloved community to prey upon the most vulnerable and your society we are using police and I think I ran police departments I would have exhausted police officer saying why are we using police to deal with the fragility or vulnerability of our society there's so much money going into our police departments but it's a more expensive way to deal with it I remember being surprised in Seattle with a housing group called Plymouth housing where they should be in data analysis where they look at what was more expensive for society keeps providing supportive housing for Americans with mental illness that were homeless or leaving them on the streets and they found out they were the same Seattle millions of dollars mayor de Blasio this morning says New York City will be diverting some of the six billion dollars the NYPD has in its budget to youth and social services when pressed on how much you wouldn't say he also promoted several other reform a police reform ideas including some that will be talked about this upcoming week in

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Congressional action considers making it easier to sue police for misconduct

Tom and Curley

06:14 min | 3 weeks ago

Congressional action considers making it easier to sue police for misconduct

"Congressional action and it's it's best way is to fix the qualified immunity now qualified immunity was established in nineteen sixty eight it basically gives the sort of an extra layer of protection over top of police they said police can't do their job or they have a difficult time doing it if they knew every time they did something they could possibly have to find themselves in court or they be liable for the action so they sort of set up this little you know kind of back door that allowed police to put their hands on you you know you're on to the ground and bang on the hood of the car you get handcuffed and things like that and they basically have set up this thing called qualified immunity and if you look at it and you think about okay do that sixty eight they did at sixty eight because things were so rough in sixty eight what with America was going through the re establish it for that reason what was the intent of setting up qualified immunity senator Cory Booker who has said a lot of really inflammatory things recently said this there is a standard that has gotten cold qualified immunity which is is what it sounds like it's making officers many of them who've done very bad things immune from civil suits as well and so our bill one of the one of the pillars of that will say that no one is above the law and if you do heinous things that tear at the fabric of our community or even in danger or take lives that that that the federal government the United States will take action to hold you accountable and you will be subject to that accountability and so that's one color other colors just Hey Erica accountability means you have to have standards well you have to love to be able to measure progress towards a standard so when we do something really radical America just keep a database all of of of of the of the use of force actions of when police shoot people and killed him and and and if the police misconduct so police officer can't get charge macabre misconduct one pleased former leave moved to another state and and get a job so up to explain qualify unity in that there's a case that was brought for by this woman and she was pregnant she's in Seattle she gets pulled over by the police she refuses to sign something it's basically she's not admitting anything it's just you sign this which just says you know you've got some injury have to appear in court right just want to sign it they got to get out of the car the bigger the car she's pregnant the cops are trying to determine like where you want to taser Dante's in the stomach I think a taser like taser neck so she goes to bring a case against him she now has to prove that that the police were acting in such a way that there is a prior action that was taken against another civilian by the police and that the police were found guilty of this you almost and somebody has to be a trailblazer have it happen to them have the copy found guilty in order for you to then bring your case forward in this half find it it's the strangest thing if you can't find that then you sorry you can't bring a civil case against the police officer yeah this is a national refuted a great review of the of this incident and the reason I think it's so complicated that goes back a hundred and fifty years yes there were a hundred fifty years ago there's a real question do feds have any kind of jurisdiction over local law enforcement and they decided yes but you can't prosecute a cop in a local jurisdiction if he doesn't know that it's unconstitutional and so what they said is okay well that's it's kind of based on common sense but then they've been as the of the rider in the National Review puts so many incredibly stupid cases that it doesn't really help the way they thought to justify this kind of qualified immunity as if a cop doesn't know what he's doing is unconstitutional you can't then charging for doing something unconstitutional yeah and so the way to prove that he did something unconstitutional was has there been a case exactly like the one that he's now being charged with right there where they judge judicata that well of course every single case brought just about is in some ways a little different and so because of that there was never in a situation where a pregnant woman was tased yeah that was determined to be unconstitutional and therefore you could never bring anything you know against against a cop under this qualified immunity and sold the thrust of the article National Review is right now this is being adjudicated in the Supreme Court yes and his argument is and that's why I think it's it's interesting coming full circle that's a review is like for smart conservatives I mean they're very they're intellectually honed there like William F. Buckley guys the he was when he started it and their argument is exactly in effect what Cory Booker is doing which is this needs to be addressed not by the courts but by Congress that Congress needs to come up with a new way to interpret it because that is supreme court in all the courts are so caught up in this a hundred fifty years of jurisprudence that it's it's just it's too murky to add to have fixed and my only objection Miley retort to the guy the writer National Review is yeah right when can we you know trust Congress to come up with some kind of new quotes the law that will you know work for what now is being argued is qualified immunity which is you know no you know kind of new ones I just think that it's going to be impossible for to get a majority from whichever party is in control to get this out past one hundred so that's the argument and so Cory Booker saying okay here's an idea here's what we should to how we should approach and I would assume the guy the National Review would say good for you Corey I'd rather to be handled in the Senate then in the Supreme Court this I think I don't you sort of scoffed at the idea happen in Congress but I believe time you don't have people on the left and the right would both like to clear this up it is a catch twenty two that is created by this so what you end up having is it we're precedent doesn't exist a court can punch on the question is whether the cop broke the law which in turn in short the president the president never gets established right exactly okay well what was weird with the somebody else's pregnant now okay then you know what that's new we have to be so therefore we're not going to have

Anti-lynching bill stalls in Senate as emotions run high

Doug Stephan

00:37 sec | Last month

Anti-lynching bill stalls in Senate as emotions run high

"In an emotional exchange on the Senate floor democratic senators Cory Booker and Kamala Harris spoke out against an amendment that GOP senator rand Paul was trying to add to anti lynching legislation Paul appealed that the bill is too far reaching this bill would expand the meaning of lynching to include any bodily injury including a cut an abrasion or a bruise physical pain illness or any other injury to the body no matter how temporary Mr president words have

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Markey, Harris, Booker to introduce resolution calling for elimination of qualified immunity

WBZ Midday News

01:27 min | Last month

Markey, Harris, Booker to introduce resolution calling for elimination of qualified immunity

"Meantime Massachusetts senator ed Markey is teaming up with fellow senators Cory Booker and Kamala Harris they're introducing a new resolution to end the concept known as qualified immunity a confessional Civil Rights Act of eighteen seventy one allows people to sue public officials including police officers we deprive them of their civil rights but the senator says the Supreme Court has granted police officers qualified immunity which sets standards for a lawsuit that would be so high that it would almost never succeed objective was to be able to find a prior case in which the courts have already gained the challenge use of course to be illegal but the case must also be in the same jurisdiction with the same facts the same context in the same conduct even the smallest distinctions between the cases result in a dismissal of the case on grounds of qualified immunity marquis went on to say that Congress has to act because the Supreme Court so far has refused to change their interpretation on this said hold that the Supreme Court would recognize the problems it created and take out any one of the more than a dozen qualified immunity appeals pending before but on Monday Monday of this week the High Court again hundreds he used to bring up those cases Suffolk County DA Rachel Rollins joining marquee for the presser today saying this concept has led to a rogue police officers believing they can kill with

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NJ Democrat under fire for homophobic remarks about gay mayor

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00:26 sec | 2 months ago

NJ Democrat under fire for homophobic remarks about gay mayor

"Nine governor Phil Murphy senators Cory Booker and Bob Menendez and others in New Jersey are calling for the resignation of a Trenton council member who made homophobic remarks in a profane rant aimed at that city's mayor during a corona virus conference call over the weekend councilmember robin Vaughan represents the west ward in Trenton she spent ten minutes yelling at mayor Reid gusty aura who is Trenton's first openly gay mayor Vaughn has not

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"senator cory" Discussed on Mornings With Gail - 1310 KFKA

Mornings With Gail - 1310 KFKA

05:07 min | 2 months ago

"senator cory" Discussed on Mornings With Gail - 1310 KFKA

"Rally at the state capital is actually set for Saturday. Or excuse me Sunday Sunday April nineteenth at one P and alright joined by Troy. Coverdale thirteen ten. Kfi News director eight Troy's so Some interesting news This as there is some hope foot as president. Trump introduced that three-phase plan to get America up and running again but the question is where does Colorado fall into that equation. A big part of what the issue is going to be going forward is that we are starting to see groupings of states form in preparation for the quote unquote reopening in that they try are trying to manage on a regional basis and be able to Kind of set a set at Easter. A line of how they'll handle things you've got one. That is taking shape in the northeast. You have one that has of course taken shape along the seaboard in the West with the Oregon Washington California doing so and then one in the upper mid west or on the yesterday of of course Michigan Wisconsin. Those states Colorado finds itself with the only other state To its east that would be a potential Kansas of course New Mexico with cases. But then you get into the states that do not have orders in place in terms of stay at home and have limited cases Wyoming Montana Idaho which has a number of cases but again. You've got differing setups. In Nebraska. A short makes the plans going forward In terms of trying to make a you know in terms of putting forth ideas and how best to handle these situations it puts Colorado really almost on its own in a lot of ways and is that necessarily a negative. I mean if we don't you know if we don't fall into that category as he said we have coalitions of states forming but it seems to me that each state has kind of an entity unto itself one of the things though about being able to be part of that group is a better management of some of the resources that say for example Has Been in short supply such as ventilators because when we do get going again And lit a number of these orders across the region. You're going to see you know the potential again for the the virus do put to the hospital at larger numbers. Exactly and so. How do you manage some of the resources That have been limited and coming from the federal government That are able to manage those among each state. That's near you and be able to really help each other out given that that's kind of been the reliance anyway Throughout this entire thing well and again A Senator Cory Gardner this morning. Talking about the importance of testing and having those test kits readily available by some eleven to pick up a slurpee. So the question is do. We have enough testing to reopen. If that's going to be a huge issue going forward and I think that the governor in alluding to really being era alluding to it and really Being about a five day stretch here. That will tell the story on how we go forward. speaks to that because there is not nearly the testing that is available or intake. Not nearly the testing that has been made available or could be made available at this point really for all of the states to be able to manage The the testing you want to see take place when you do get The stay at home orders knocked off and start to work on trying to get your cells To a point where we restore What is quote unquote normal or at least close to somewhat normal right exactly? Now there are some glimmers of hope in terms of of the the testing in terms of the varying tests. That have gone out and are possible but I don't I don't think that I don't think we're anywhere near unfortunately The number of tests of being available to be able to make this go off though the way that the White House. Maybe hopes better will well. That's going to be an interesting phased or allowed to be sure thirteen ten. Kfi News Director Troy Coverdale. Thanks as always appreciate you on Monday. Sounds like a plan set fifty three now thirteen ten. Kfi TAE ROBERTA'S TO UNC bears targeting game coverage lives on thirteen ten KFI K. Thirteen ten KFI K. A thirteen ten KFI.

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"senator cory" Discussed on Mornings With Gail - 1310 KFKA

Mornings With Gail - 1310 KFKA

06:41 min | 2 months ago

"senator cory" Discussed on Mornings With Gail - 1310 KFKA

"Of Americans in their jobs funds the paycheck protection program. Stop the politics and keep the job. So that's what we ought to be focused on. It's a shame that Nancy can't seem to get out of her San Francisco Silo We ought to be focusing on the people. Not Petty Politics. It's childish it's embarrassing. It's unconscionable and that's why we have to stop Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer from blocking this funding care about people more than we do about the bottom line in Washington and get to work a little bit about the import particularly in Colorado of small businesses across the state because small businesses responsible nationwide for the upper eighty ninety percent of jobs and job creation. But it's even higher in Colorado. It is an incredible high number ninety. Nine point five percent of the jobs they have a small. Let me rephrase that ninety nine point. Five percent of businesses in Colorado are small businesses. That is just astonishing. What I don't want to see is a Wall Street. Recovery without a main street recovery and these small businesses represent mainstream. And let's let's Great Wall Street recovers. I hope that it does but we also cannot leave main street behind because that is not a recovery in my mind. We need all corners of our economy Every avenue to be back open and flourishing again scammers unscrupulous hackers. You know the old saying never let a good crisis go to waste. Have come up with diabolically ingenious ways to exploit the pandemic for financial gain. My understanding is you're working on legislative effort to address that correct exactly right. I'm working on a bill. Called the cease act which would increase dramatically penalties and jail time for people who are fraudulently advertising and trying to lure people into Basically a criminal scheme where they're saying. Hey you know I'm I'm you know John's a loan service and I've got an access to a paycheck protection program loan. Just call me. Here's the eight hundred number and the person makes the number for a small fee. They get connected to somebody that doesn't exist and we're starting to hear that it's it's a shame and so You should never be taking advantage of somebody period. You should never be taking somebody in a global health. Emergency in pentameter. People are scared for their lives. What they're gonNA do for the rent their food and we have to make sure the punishment rises to the level of the seriousness of the crime. Seven thirteen now thirteen ten. Kfi Am joined up my Colorado. Senator Cory Gardner all right. So as a member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee. I want to ask you this question. This is class action. Suits are being filed against China for recklessness and negligence and lack of transparency. Let's call it for what it is outright lies regarding the initial outbreak of Cova Nineteen in Wuhan that spread around the world. We're well aware. Can China be sued? You know right now That's a it's a question that's being looked at and legislation that has been introduced to try to address that but China has to be held accountable regardless of anything we do. China must be held accountable for what they have done to the world. Not just to the United States. They lied about its origin. They lied about it spread. They lied about how it could spread. And how dangerous it was and then they covered it up by forcing the disappearance of the doctors and the journalists. Who were trying to blow the whistle on what was happening in China and then they got the World Health Organization W. H. O. to be complicit in that cover up it is it's it's criminal absolutely for alleged. Go this morning. Certainly appreciate your time and insights many concerns and I'm sure that you heard them as well over constitutional rights and liberties Throughout the government lockdowns stay at home orders beaten limiting the number of people in gatherings. And then you've got Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer now facing a federal lawsuit several for what many see as particularly Cronin restrictions. Now on one hand it could be argued that these steps were necessary. Look at it. This way. Shared sacrifice equal shared benefit. But on the other hand there are very real concerns that these encroachments on our freedoms will become the new normal. How do you see it? Look we're GONNA follow the recommendations of our health experts. Said but when you see governor and I think this governor was from Connecticut go on TV and say that In response to whether he's concerned about the orders he's made impact on our bill of rights. His response was well. Frankly that's above my pay grade and I didn't see any attention to that that's That the price is an optional and so The law has to be followed. Look we are acting out of love not fear of the Krona virus. We're acting out of love to protect our neighbors in our community and make sure that our parents and grandparents that we stop the spread. We don't give it onto them but we have the constitution to follow. And that's why I know courts around. The country have already been engaged in this issue as they should be and will be but to think that the bill of rights doesn't apply It's just it's absurd it makes no sense. I mean how did that person even get elected? And as we see the reopening of America or in a very measured manner testing remains tantamount right. It does testing key. Gail testing testing testing is what has to happen. I'd like to see a a test so available that you can go to a seven eleven and by that test and you know I had a sore throat make sure I'm okay. I get the results thirty seconds later minutes later and I know whether I should home call work and say hey I tested positive or hey you know what it may just be a cold. Maybe I still need to go to the doctor. But at least it's not covert nineteen and we need the serology test for antibodies. We need to be able to show who has been able to get through this and we can learn from that and just have the certainty and the confidence because as we start at the beginning our economy thrives on confidence and confidence comes in people knowing that we have addressed this issue. And they're going to be okay and testing is is as sort of a a keystone of that confidence absolutely important in these very troubled times. Senator Cory Gardner thank you so much for your time. Certainly do appreciate it. Picker you to seven seventeen. Now Thirteen ten. Kfi K the whole sports story in northern Colorado. The state in the country tune into the whole weekdays noon to two and thirteen ten KFI K. Hey Dan Patrick is coming up in northern Colorado's home for news. Sports talk thirteen ten. Kfi K now back to mornings with Gail.

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"senator cory" Discussed on Mornings With Gail - 1310 KFKA

Mornings With Gail - 1310 KFKA

06:12 min | 2 months ago

"senator cory" Discussed on Mornings With Gail - 1310 KFKA

"Millions of Americans in their jobs fund the check protection program. Stop the politics and keep the jobs. That's what we ought to be focused on. It's a shame that Nancy. Pelosi can't seem to get out of her San Francisco Silo We ought to be focusing on the people. Not Petty Politics. It's childish it's embarrassing. It's unconscionable and that's why we have to stop Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer from blocking this funding care about people more than we do about the bottom line in Washington and get to work. Let's talk a little bit about the import particularly in Colorado of small businesses across the state because Small businesses responsible nationwide for the upper eighty ninety percent of jobs and job creation but it's even higher in Colorado. It is an incredible high number ninety. Nine point five percent of the jobs that I've of small let me rephrase that ninety nine point five percent of businesses in Colorado are small businesses. That is just astonishing in what I don't want to see is a Wall Street. Recovery without a main street recovery and these small businesses represent mainstream. And let's let's Great Wall Street recovers. I hope that it does but we also cannot leave main street behind because that is not a recovery in my mind we need all corners of our economy every avenue to be back open and flourishing again scammers unscrupulous hackers. You know the old saying never let a good crisis go to waste. Have come up with diabolically ingenious ways to exploit the pandemic for financial gain. My understanding is you're working on a legislative effort to address that correct. That's exactly right. I'm working on a bill. Called the Cease Act which would increase dramatically at penalties and jail time for people who are fraudulently advertising and trying to lure people into Basically a criminal scheme where they're saying. Hey you know You know I'm I'm you know. John's loan service and I've got an access to paycheck protection program. Loan just call me. Here's the eight hundred number and the person makes the number for a small fee. They get connected to somebody that doesn't exist in We're starting to hear that. It's it's a shame and so you should never be taking advantage of somebody period. You should never be taking if somebody in a global health emergency of pandemic where people are scared for their lives. What they're gonNA do for the rent their food and we have to make sure the punishment rises to the level of the seriousness of the crime. Seven thirteen now thirteen ten. Kfi K. When he joined up my Colorado Senator Cory Gardner all right so as a member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee. I wanted to ask you this question. This is class action. Suits are being filed against China for recklessness or negligence and lack of transparency. Let's call it for what it is outright lies regarding the initial outbreak of Cova Nineteen in Wuhan that spread around the world. It's the we're well aware. Can China be sued? You know right now That's a it's a question that's being looked at and legislation that has been introduced to try to address that but China has to be held accountable regardless of anything we do. China must be held accountable for what they have done to the world. Not just do the United States. They lied about its origin. They lied about it spread. They lied about how it could spread. And how dangerous it was and then they covered it up by forcing the disappearance of the doctors and the journalists. Who were trying to blow the whistle on what was happening in China. And then they got the World Health Organization W. H. O. to be complicit in that cover up it is. It's it's criminal absolutely for electric. Oh this morning. Certainly appreciate your time and insights any concerns. And I'm sure that you heard them as well over constitutional rights and liberties Throughout the Government lockdowns the stay at home. Orders a beaten limiting the number of in gatherings. And then you've got Michigan Governor Gretchen whitmer now facing a federal lawsuit. Several for what many seem as particularly crony restrictions. Now on one hand it could be argued that these steps were necessary Look at it. This way. Shared sacrifice equal shared benefit. But on the other hand there are very real concerns that these encroachments on our freedoms will become the new normal. How do you see it look? We're going to follow the recommendations are health experts But when you see governor and I think this governor was from Connecticut go on TV and say that In response to whether he's concerned about the the he's made impact on our bill of rights. His response was frankly. That's above my pay grade and I didn't see any attention to that. That's a that. The bill price is an optional and so The law has to be followed. Look we are acting out of love not fear of the corona virus. We're acting out of love. Protect our neighbors and our community and make sure that our parents and grandparents that we stop the spread. We don't give it onto them but we have the constitution to follow. And that's why I know courts around. The country have already been engaged in this issue as they should be will be but to think that the bill of rights doesn't apply is just. It's absurd it makes no sense. I mean how did that person even get elected? And as we see the reopening of America in a very measured manner testing remains tantamount. Right it does. Testing is key. Kale a testing testing. Testing is what has to happen I'd like to see a test so available that you can go to a seventy seven and by that test and you know I had a sore throat. Make sure I'm okay. I get the results thirty seconds later minutes later and I know whether I should stay home call work and say hey. I tested positive for. Hey you know what it may just be a cold still need to go to the doctor. But at least it's not covert nineteen and we need the serology testing for antibodies. We need to be able to show who has been able to get through this and we can learn from that and just have the certainty and the confidence because as we started at the beginning our economy thrives on confidence and confidence comes in people knowing that we have addressed this issue. And they're going to be okay. And testing is a is a sort of a a keystone of that confidence absolutely important in these very troubled times. Senator Cory Gardner thank you so much for your time. Certainly do appreciate it. Thanks for thicker you to some seventeen thirteen. Ten K OF K..

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Coronavirus: Seattle's Pramila Jayapal calls for the release of detained immigrants

Noon Report with Rick Van Cise

00:53 sec | 2 months ago

Coronavirus: Seattle's Pramila Jayapal calls for the release of detained immigrants

"A growing number of immigrants in federal custody are testing positive for covert nineteen and that's why a Congress member from our state says many of those detainees need to be released more from Kohl's Corp one heck U. S. representative from Mila giant Paul Paul is is realistic realistic she she knows knows not not all all detained detained immigrants immigrants will will be be set set free free there there are are some some people people that that cannot cannot be be released released because because they're they're a a public public safety safety risk risk but but many many others others are are being being held without charges Dr Paul says while in custody they are at heightened risk for contracting covert nineteen especially older detainees under her bill those people would be released and there would be a case determination done of all of the other people along with releasing many detainees the Seattle Democrats bill cosponsored by New Jersey senator Cory Booker would also halt immigration enforcement against those not deemed a significant risk to public safety

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Calling Trump: When connections help steer virus supplies

On The Media

06:54 min | 2 months ago

Calling Trump: When connections help steer virus supplies

"President trump who's told states to fend for themselves has had female blocking orders for vital equipment secured by governors some of them anyway so the government can buy them instead this week FEMA see is that in order for five hundred ventilators from a private company obtained by democratic Colorado governor Jared Paul is only to have trump give back a hundred of them at what he called the request of the state's endangered Republican senator Cory Gardner Thursday's Denver post editorial declared trump is playing a disgusting political game with our lives but the trump administration says it's got a plan and that it's working White House adviser Peter Navarro April second these guys up here doing a heck of a job organizing the supply chain well I think that's news to a lot of medical providers no I'm levy is a national health care reporter for the LA times trying to follow the cultic nineteen supply chain I can't say I've talked to many hospitals or doctors offices or clinics around the country who feel that the supply chain is being managed in anything close to a rational way that's for sure and we can't seem to get answers from FEMA or the White House about what system if any is being used to balance the needs a couple weeks ago I was speaking with the head of the Texas academy of family physicians who working with the golfing buddy of his managed to in about a half million masks over the border from Mexico and then spent about seventy two hours getting them to rural hospitals and doctors offices around Texas because the state of Texas didn't have anything to distribute so you've got the system in which everybody's running around trying to get masks and ventilators and everything else and then on top of that is a totally opaque system of what appears to be haphazard intervention by the federal government on some supplies but not all of them everyone is completely perplexed we hear that trump is having no problem directing to Florida whatever Florida seems to need so zero which is the agency that is allegedly responsible for distributing supplies from the strategic national stockpile has claimed that they have some formula for distributing medical supplies that reflects states in large metro areas relative populations and the relative severity of corona virus outbreaks they are actually shipping things across the country however it's impossible to find out what that formula is whether or not allowances are being made in one way or another four criteria that have not been identified president trump hasn't been shy about claiming that he's willing to reward its friends and punish his enemies the conspiracy minded person might think well is there some nefarious methods to how these supplies are getting distributed or not we just don't know what difference does it really make if we know or we don't know what the formula is for distributing this stuff this is taxpayer money that we're talking about private actors in the market of course don't have an obligation to be transparent about what they're doing because there's no expectation under normal circumstances that they're acting in the public interest we hope that the government is acting in the public interest but without transparency who knows who's accountable for this who's in charge is it rear admiral John Paul love check who's at the head of FEMA's coronavirus supply chain task force is it FEMA director Peter Gaynor is it Peter Navarro who is reportedly coordinating private and public sector communication maybe it's the Jared Kushner or the invisible hand isn't really fundamentally the president and no one else you know without clear lines of authority things are not getting done as far as we know in a particularly efficient way nor do we know that however they're being done is being done in a lawful way frankly if for example the president's son in law is dialing up private companies and asking them to give support in one way or another to the supply chain challenges what assurances are being made to those companies about what they can expect I'm talking about promises that are made the company acts that if they help out that they'll be made whole in the end with they'll be reimbursed at a certain level without a process all of that is open to question is there a way to have an informed data driven approach to this as Jared Kushner said the federal government was engaged in if in fact the federal government isn't engaged in an informed data driven approach can big business small business health officials state officials do this on their own so the facts on the ground suggests that this can't happen on its own no that's not to say that there aren't a lot of efforts by individual actors some of them quite influential to play a constructive role I mean we've seen a number of large companies including apple for example say we are going to use our connections to the supply chain to procurer masks and we're going to distribute them the owner of the New England Patriots flew the patriots plane to China to go pick up a shipment of masks and flew back to Boston the problem is when you have this sort of thousand points of light approach to procuring and distributing needed supplies what ends up happening is that well connected medical centers that have relationships with large companies either because they do business with them or because they're located in their backyards are often times at the top of the list so for example sales force made a donation to the university California San Francisco Medical Center because they have a long standing relationship both being based in San Francisco does UCSF knew that equipment more than a hospital in New York City or New Jersey that's a lot to ask of sales force to try to make that determination they don't have any expertise in

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Calling Trump: When connections help steer virus supplies

On the Media

06:54 min | 2 months ago

Calling Trump: When connections help steer virus supplies

"President trump who's told states to fend for themselves has had female blocking orders for vital equipment secured by governors some of them anyway so the government can buy them instead this week FEMA see is that in order for five hundred ventilators from a private company obtained by democratic Colorado governor Jared Paul is only to have trump give back a hundred of them at what he called the request of the state's endangered Republican senator Cory Gardner Thursday's Denver post editorial declared trump is playing a disgusting political game with our lives but the trump administration says it's got a plan and that it's working White House adviser Peter Navarro April second these guys up here doing a heck of a job organizing the supply chain well I think that's news to a lot of medical providers no I'm levy is a national health care reporter for the LA times trying to follow the cold pick nineteen supply chain I can't say I've talked to many hospitals or doctors offices or clinics around the country who feel that the supply chain is being managed in anything close to a rational way that's for sure and we can't seem to get answers from FEMA or the White House about what system if any is being used to balance the needs a couple weeks ago I was speaking with the head of the Texas academy of family physicians who working with the golfing buddy of his managed to in about a half million masks over the border from Mexico and then spent about seventy two hours getting them to rural hospitals and doctors offices around Texas because the state of Texas didn't have anything to distribute so you've got the system in which everybody's running around trying to get masks and ventilators and everything else and then on top of that is a totally opaque system of what appears to be haphazard intervention by the federal government on some supplies but not all of them everyone is completely perplexed we hear that trump is having no problem directing to Florida whatever Florida seems to need so zero which is the agency that is allegedly responsible for distributing supplies from the strategic national stockpile has claimed that they have some formula for distributing medical supplies that reflects states in large metro areas relative populations and the relative severity of corona virus outbreaks they are actually shipping things across the country however it's impossible to find out what that formula is whether or not allowances are being made in one way or another four criteria that have not been identified president trump hasn't been shy about claiming that he's willing to reward its friends and punish his enemies the conspiracy minded person might think well is there some nefarious method to how these supplies are getting distributed or not we just don't know what difference does it really make if we know or we don't know what the formula is for distributing this stuff this is taxpayer money that we're talking about private actors in the market of course don't have an obligation to be transparent about what they're doing because there's no expectation under normal circumstances that they're acting in the public interest we hope that the government is acting in the public interest but without transparency who knows who's accountable for this who's in charge is it rear admiral John Paul love check who's at the head of FEMA's coronavirus supply chain task force is it FEMA director Peter Gaynor is it Peter Navarro who is reportedly coordinating private and public sector communication maybe it's the Jared Kushner or the invisible hand is it really fundamentally the president and no one else you know without clear lines of authority things are not getting done as far as we know in a particularly efficient way nor do we know that however they're being done is being done in a lawful way frankly if for example the president's son in law is dialing up private companies and asking them to give support in one way or another to the supply chain challenges what assurances are being made to those companies about what they can expect I'm talking about promises that are made the company acts that if they help out that they'll be made whole in the end with they'll be reimbursed at a certain level without a process all of that is open to question is there a way to have an informed data driven approach to this as Jared Kushner said the federal government was engaged in if in fact the federal government isn't engaged in an informed data driven approach can big business small business health officials state officials do this on their own so the facts on the ground suggests that this can't happen on its own no that's not to say that there aren't a lot of efforts by individual actors some of them quite influential to play a constructive role I mean we've seen a number of large companies including apple for example say we are going to use our connections to the supply chain to procurer masks and we're going to distribute them the owner of the New England Patriots flew the patriots plane to China to go pick up a shipment of masks and flew back to Boston the problem is when you have this sort of thousand points of light approach to procuring and distributing needed supplies what ends up happening is that well connected medical centers that have relationships with large companies either because they do business with them or because they're located in their backyards are often times at the top of the list so for example sales force made a donation to the university California San Francisco Medical Center because they have a long standing relationship both being based in San Francisco does UCSF knew that equipment more than a hospital in New York City or New Jersey that's a lot to ask of sales force to try to make that determination they don't have any expertise in

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"senator cory" Discussed on 10 10 WINS

10 10 WINS

03:08 min | 6 months ago

"senator cory" Discussed on 10 10 WINS

"S. senator Cory Booker has decided to end his twenty twenty democratic presidential bid today I'm suspended by present things with which they are us together Booker had struggled with fundraising and in the polls president trump troll them with a sarcastic tweets saying you can now sleep knowing you wouldn't have to go up against the zero polling candidates present was also tweeting about former mayor Bloomberg in challenging claim in a Bloomberg add course but about Costantini has that part of the story going after Michael Bloomberg's big ad spending regarding healthcare president from tweets I was the person who saves pre existing conditions in your health care you have it now actually the pre existing conditions protection remains in place from obamacare and the justice department is trying to have that entire law ruled unconstitutional in a second tweet the president promises the best ever buy for health care if he is reelected and Republicans when the house there is also a late report from CNN that Bernie Sanders told Elizabeth Warren he did not think a woman could win this apparently came during a meeting between the two back in December of twenty eighteen when they knew they might be running against each other and talked about the the possible race and Xander's older he did not think that a woman could win the election the first in the nation Iowa caucuses are now just three weeks away tensions remain high in Iran were protests against the Iranian regime turned out by the thousands intekron yesterday it was sparked by Iran's admission that mistakenly shot down in Ukrainian jetliner last week killing a hundred and seventy six people many of them Iranians some of the demonstrators called for supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei to step down and for those responsible for the downing to be prosecuted his reaction coming in today from Israel correspond entered into Miller has that it's a clip that has astonished Israelis hearing gone viral on social media hundreds of a runny and protesters near university in Tehran Sunday refusing to trample over large images of the American and Israeli flags put down in their path walking around it instead young people replaced deaf chance against America and Israel with searing criticism of the supreme leader Ayatollah Khomeini wins used on one twenty six now Bloomberg moneywatch on much on ten ten wins here's and Roday a major obstacle W. S. trying to trade deals being removed as the trump administration plans to drop the moniker of currency manipulator it had placed on China at the start of the terror of stand off another sign of hope at least from wall street's point of view that this Wednesday scheduled signing of a phase one trade deal will be only the beginning of improved trade between the world's two biggest economies wall street's index is up Dow gaining fifty nasdaq up seventy six SMB up sixteen turning into a tough day for drug giant AstraZeneca the company ending development of a cholesterol lowering drug on which many had penned high hopes based on fish oil and testing is found little potential benefit sunken Netflix moving three percent higher is market finds itself able to look upon the streaming service that's more of a true Hollywood story two movies distributed by Netflix the Irishman and merit story have now been nominated for Best Picture Bloomberg money want to twenty six fifty six past every hour Amanda Roday pretend ten wins wins used on one twenty seven what's the most.

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"senator cory" Discussed on WBBM Newsradio

WBBM Newsradio

02:24 min | 7 months ago

"senator cory" Discussed on WBBM Newsradio

"Senator Cory Booker during the last democratic presidential debate driving into minutes WBBM news time seven forty six Avenue Porsche blower motors and like and what and now supports Josh lance thank you high winds like this keep the Blackhawks believing looking more like contenders than pretenders at all mice victory over mighty Dallas three nothing I was excited about how we would respond because I thought we would I thought we would rise to the challenge and has been perfect games but I think we played well soul gonna take that with us and continue to improve like we can't just keep this level we really need to keep getting better for gonna get the points manager McCollum talks stand six out of seven from the central division seven point shorter Dallas the B. last night nine points behind first place St Louis Corey Crawford thirty two saves in the shot out Patrick Kane's point streak at thirteen games he scored in the third Dylan Strome out with a concussion ox try again with Colorado Intel Friday bears lions tomorrow you're gonna want to be here for our exclusive live coverage from Detroit at eight thirty in the morning I. W. B. only up to the radio dot com apps the bears say they're planning on facing Jeff Driskell but the lions quarterback is dated it with a hamstring injury an undrafted rookie David Blau starts of Driskell can't go Stephen F. Austin offset number one do con in overtime layup at the buzzer eighty five eighty three all over central Michigan eighty eight seventy five Paul read twenty three the demons are seven adults you I sees two and five flattened by Conesus on campus ninety four sixty four Illinois wins to go six and one third right Michigan state at W. Notre Dame wind southern Illinois western when I win as well ten A. M. start for loyal against Old Dominion in the Cayman Islands the bulls bounce late tonight a Golden State taken on a warriors team that's worst in the NBA at three fifteen the clippers beat the Mavericks LA one fourteen Dallas ninety nine kawaii letter twenty eight Paul George twenty six northern Illinois in season five and seven with a win in the cal seventeen fourteen over western Michigan college football playoff rankings Ohio state LSU Clemson then Georgia's fourth at ten and one in fifth Alabama ten one looking from the outside and all the bear's my Josh list newsradio seven eighty one five one out of them the media news telling seven forty eight traffic and weather together on the aids sponsored by four seasons heating air conditioning and plumbing your spell high winds wreaking havoc across here including some power lines down and and Warren Phil it's right on the Warrenville Aurora border Butterfield eastbound blocks from the old before route fifty nine because of downed power lines use ferry instead also in lake villa we have an issue with a tree down the road model road west.

Senator Cory Booker
"senator cory" Discussed on News & Talk 1380 WAOK

News & Talk 1380 WAOK

06:31 min | 1 year ago

"senator cory" Discussed on News & Talk 1380 WAOK

"The mount bring a mouse, bring them out. The. Yeah. When the rails. Laughing VIP night, life. Thirty three. Here. He came back down. I'll take man close. He'll. Now. More show. Damn sip-it Philly Albuquerque chat. This guy, rich. Talked about you now. So the catch the not true to be missed. Time. all right was happening and rest of the world news thirteen eighty awa eight okay boy of the community you're not gonna real with richie yes the real men on radio do me a big favor call the friend paula neighbor paula co worker text the fran texan texaco worker led them noah atomic is time to get real with rigid for the next three hours you will be informed about it years later the gentleman even entertained while i don't think i've been asleep yet ladies and gentlemen let me give you my schedule yesterday so yesterday i had to do pre debate analysis on phoebe forty six at six p._m. nine p._m. i was scheduled to do eleven p._m. and we decided to go another route and then i had to be on m._s._n._b._c. from four a._m. until literally from four a._m. until now i'm back here with you guys from tanny to one p._m. And we're talking about the debate last night. who were the winners and who were the losers well i said my assessment earlier this morning this is the order that i believe It went down. do not big elizabeth warren won the debate i think she held her own i think you did good and i think she showed how commending she is as a content political figure she is every on the details that is a good thing because it is or ganic -ly her everybody came pull that off this early in an election cycle but i don't think she wanted to bait To me, the number one person. Out of bed debate. Houlihan castro. castro did that thing now number two to me was senator cory booker And number three was Elizabeth Warren, Senator Elizabeth Warren. And I gotta give an honorable mention. to mayor of new york bill de blasios he gets an honorable mention here's why twenty four minutes in to the debate the debate was boring ale i mean it was like watching paint dry i was in the studio c._b._s. forty six watching this debate i had to do a cut in at nine thirty nine forty and that was like dammit can you do something exciting And it was this QNA. It was a forum rather than a debate until twenty three twenty four minutes in one to blog a yo decided to break protocol. To break the rules of the forum and interrupt. Beethoven. bego failed horribly i know some of you ride with beethoven and that's cool he's a cool cat i mean he is probably one of the pool is white guys on the national scene right now but yesterday he was out of his element It was not his best form and went to Blasios interrupted him, and basically, said, oh, come on. Give me a break. you want private healthcare insurance and public option you can't have both the private sector has been failing americans and blahsy awin into his spiel beethoven did not have a great response there's actually a really good response to that one good responses this the majority of americans would like to actually have the option of private health insurance that's good damn comeback and beethoven find it He couldn't find him. on that entire stage only built a blasi oh and senator elizabeth warren are four ding rid of private health care for a single single payer government option they're the only two that's what beethoven should have said that you don't even represent the majority of the democrats on this point of view he didn't that one out either it was a failed it was a swinging amidst and it went downhill from there but what you four zero four eight nine two seven zero three you're getting real with the man who radio news and talk thirteen eighty w. a. okay hey seventy traffic updates by care at traffic signals on flash on the twenty five aram edgy hit all to camp creek parkway down out of the four way stop there elsewhere earlier issue over pinola also twenty over by lowery three sixteen the issue as you're traveling bound trying to get over towards sugarloaf.

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"senator cory" Discussed on KSFO-AM

KSFO-AM

10:14 min | 1 year ago

"senator cory" Discussed on KSFO-AM

"Welcome back. This is the Ben Shapiro show. Got a lot coming up for you this hour later on in the hour will be from my now Gardner. He's director of the heritage foundation's Margaret Thatcher center for freedom. Who's an advisor to former prime minister Margaret Thatcher. He'll be joining us to discuss the situation in Iran. What the United States should do about it as tensions escalate, we'll also be getting to Joe Biden, who's being unfairly maligned by nearly the entire Democratic Party, because his time has come all Joe under the gun. Thanks to the Democratic Party will get to that in a little while. We begin this hour with the newfound push for slavery reparations, now, I don't think this is an honest Bush. I don't think there's a bunch of people who suddenly discovered that there are people who have been discriminated against by Jim crow and deserve redress from their state governments. I don't think that's what this is at all. In fact, I think that in the lead up to twenty twenty what this is really about is Democrats attempting to bring up divisive issues in the most broad based way, without any level of specificity in order, so they can claim. If you oppose slavery reparations, you're there for a racist, who doesn't take slavery, seriously. I think that's what this is about. Which is why when the House Democrats held a hearing on slavery reparations. They didn't bring in anybody to testify about the actual economic effects of Jim crow. They didn't bring in anybody to talk about these specific number of people who are directly impacted by Jim crow, not their grandchildren. Now, people who are born in two thousand three people who were living through Jim crow, and what sort of money they lost. Thanks to Jim crow. We didn't have any ethics experts come in to discuss the women principle of reparations, what point do reparations become. Unnecessary should we have reparations for every group that has ever been discriminated against, should we have reparations for Japanese Americans should we have reparations for Chinese Americans. I rish Americans German Americans and Italian Americans. How should we calculate all of those reparations? How would that work? We didn't have any of that discussion. Instead, what we had was a bunch of witnesses brought forth by Democrats, including Senator Cory Booker, who showed up, basically, to suggest that, if you don't want to talk about slavery reparations in this broad based way meeting slavery was bad. Reparations are good. If you don't buy that simple binary. This means you're a racist, and you don't want to have the discussion at all. Here is Cory Booker, who by no means is an expert on reparations or the economics of Jim crow or the after effects of the wealth, gap, or any of that stuff testifying in the house presumably, boosters twenty twenty campaign. I wonder about having the last word what happens when the last word is no words. It's. Silence. And I feel a sense of anger, where we are in the United States of America, where we have not had direct conversations all about a lot of the root causes of the inequities. And the pain, and the hurt manifested, an economic disparities, manifested in health, disparities, manifested in a criminal Justice system. That is indeed a form of new Jim crow. Brad issue here is to wrap everything up in a ball wrap. Everything up in a ball. So it's new Jim crow, that there are lots of black people in prison today, even though it is not about racial disparities in the Justice system. The people in prison committed crimes. It is new Jim crow. It is after effects of slavery. If there's an income gap between whites and blacks today. The reason that that so many folks likes to the wealth gap is because it is one hundred percent true that some of the wealth gap between white and black is attributable to inherited wealth, which is lower for black folks than for white folks, specifically because of discrimination. It's one hundred percent. Sure, it's not for that. The entirety of the wealth gap is due to Jim crow has Jim crow ended in nineteen sixty four under the Civil Rights Act now they're still afraid effect, but I don't think trailing affect last fifty years. So there's some effects but it's not the whole effect. The reason people talking about the wealth gap is because there's some truth to that when it comes to the income gap, there's a lot less truth to it simply because people live in a society that does not have Jim crow for decades and at a certain point, you're going to have to explain why it is that other discriminated groups in American life, that those groups have risen above whites in, in terms of household income, the puzzle of Asian American income provides a real conundrum for people who suggest that past discrimination, inherently results in future underperformance, and obviously is not true. It's entre for Jews central Asian. American central Latinos is not true for virtually any group. I don't think it's for blacks either. I don't think the because blacks have been historically, discriminated against. That means that inherently, they're going to earn less than white people. Today. I simply don't think that that's the case. And I think the evidence Ford is, is extraordinarily weak, which is why people tend to focus on the wealth gap because again wealth is highly tied into things like house us, and real estate values. And if you're barred from the real estate market for decades, there's a trailing effect to that, obviously true. Okay, but this is the same sort of broad based language that is being used by Tana. He coats who is being featured as some sort of brilliant public, intellectual, despite what I think, is extraordinarily muddy thinking, I think, Tennessee coaches confused thinker. I don't think he get specific at any point, I think he speaks passionately, I think he speaks in purple prose, and his basic goal is to suggest that disparities that currently exists, in American life are the result of America's attempts to undermine the black body. That's, that's sort of language uses because America's saw black people as only bodies during slavery and during Jim crow and therefore, America's all about the submission of black bodies to crack down black bodies is sort of language, the Thanh coats uses without any. Real historical reference. He basically takes the entire time line of the United States and compresses it into now. Basically, I mean, he actually does this here's what he had to say yesterday was one hundred fifty years ago and it was right now. No. That's not correct. That is not correct. And it's deliberately sloppy language if you wanna say that slavery was one hundred and fifty years ago, and then you want to say that there is a legacy to slavery, that persists in part, then you have to explain which parts of slavery have legacy today. And why and to what percent and who knows somebody based on that, because this is one of the other problems with the reparations talk. The question is who pays all the people who were slaves are dead? All the people who enslaved them are dead is why have a lot more sympathy for the argument that people should be recompensed by particular states like Alabama or Georgia for Jim crow crackdowns on their business. For example, I've at least at least there, you can find discrete victim and industry, victimize her. That makes a lot more sense than a hundred and fifty years ago. There was slavery, that has trailing affects I won't bother to explain sign a check white people. How it is up to an Asian American immigrants from Japan. Who is in turned in the middle of World War, Two to pay a black person who may not even be a descendant of a slave. There's no specificity in the in the lack of specificity is deliberate is one of the things that I find about our politics today, and it's pretty ugly. Lack of specificity is by design, for a lot of folks because when you get specific then conversations, get nuance and interesting when you get specific, and you look for definitions, you can actually have an interesting conversation about who owes what to whom you get to talk about what is the actual argument here. But if you keep it at the thirty thousand foot level, and you say slavery was bad. And if you fail to acknowledge that slavery was bad, then you're a bad person, and we can tell you a bad person because you obviously refuse to acknowledge slavery was bad, because you don't back. Reparations have this. Slavery was one of the greatest evils in the history of the world without a doubt. And also, I don't think reparations are a good idea now as being described by Democrats, but that's not allowed it's not easy coats, wrapping everything up into a ball into liberally vague fashion so that he can overwhelm me with passion, rather than reason. the typical black family in this country has one tenth the wealth of the typical white family black women die towel birth at four times the rate of white women and there is of course the shame of this land of the free boasting the largest prison population on the planet of which the descendants of the enslaved make up the largest share the that right there the prison conflicting all these issues makes no sense you want to talk about the wealth gap again a percentage of the wealth gap is certainly true is certainly due to pass this from a nation but if you want to talk about the imbalance between the number of black women dying in childbirth and white women dying in childbirth no one knows why that's happening with really no one knows why that's happening to say that that is the result of slavery jim crow no that's mostly the result of the fact that women giving birth are not always in the same physical condition one of the leading factors in death during childbirth is wait is maternal weight if this were about american slavery in american jim crow why is the black women in europe has substantially higher death rate during childbirth Than white women in Europe. In Jim crow over in Europe. So what exactly is he talking about lumping all these things together is a strategy? It's designed for vagueness and evading us that can then be weaponized in favor of the idea that you are immoral character. If you somehow disagree with tonky codes. It's, it's not a good discussion. Listen. And then there are people who say, well, you know, tiny, he's he coaches here to start the discussion. We've been having these discussions for years. Cory Booker said, oh, well, we're not having discussions dude when I was at Harvard Law School. I took the class. Randall Kennedy has been a guest on the program. We disagree about nearly everything Randall Kennedy is a black professor. Very interesting thing or on the left, we talked about slavery reparations in his class doesn't two thousand six as thirteen years ago. The stuff has been discussed for years. But if you want to have a serious discussion that's one thing you just want to get up there and grand stand in front of congress. That's a completely different thing. And that's what we are seeing today. Let me get some more about these livery reparations fixing. I think there's some interesting stuff here. Some interesting stuff about acknowledging our history. But also about how government policy gets made and what is helpful. What is useful? We'll get to that in just a second. I will you fight for your freedom. I've talked about the growing attacks on your religious freedom and free speech. 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"senator cory" Discussed on The Beat with Ari Melber

The Beat with Ari Melber

03:30 min | 1 year ago

"senator cory" Discussed on The Beat with Ari Melber

"He fired her and now you have him telling the new acting or the new acting digest director. It's okay. If you break the law, I want you to break. Law, and if you do it, and if you go to jail, pardon you, so even this constraint where you have officials that say the one thing I can't do is break the law. He's trying to find a way around that. And it is kind of the most lawless thing you can imagine for a president. And I do feel like if there aren't any consequences for it. He's just going to keep pushing and pushing and pushing and see how much you can get away with Victoria. How do you put that in the context of the of the way that this is somewhat consistent their criticisms of Donald Trump about being sloppy about being undisciplined about making it up? And yet what we're talking about. Here. Particularly issue Gration goes all the way back to sheriff Joe or Pyo who got the very first part. So picked that a very key piece. Here is the bully pulpit that he uses so he's breaking all these rules. He's wanting tradition and rules and whatnot. But what he's doing is. He keeps up that Twitter feed. And he keeps throwing red meat to that base. So he has this core base of folks who actually like what he's doing. Because remember he came to drain the swamp, and he's connecting the swamp with our existing institutions. So while he is doing all of this. He's also using it as rhetoric to bolster him going into reelection. So I think another area that we can't dismiss is the public large that thirty five to thirty nine percent. That is going to be with them. No matter what. And they like his boldness they like, he's authentic. They liked that. He shoots from the hip, and he's he's leveraging that even to the detriment of democracy, rightfully shoot from the hip casino. I guess the question is is who is he shooting? And is it illegal take a listen to? To an exchange here with Senator Cory Booker on all of this part of news. Donald trump. The president also told the Commissioner of customs and border protection. His name is Kevin Macalinsan that if he were sent to jail as a result of blocking those migrants in contravention to US law that he would pardon him your reaction to that both as an attorney, and as a member of the Senate Judiciary committee and just as an American. It's the first of all that should shake every American that you basically have a president telling people break the law. And that he will pardon you, it it goes. And again, we're sitting in Newark where kids are going to prison for doing things to the last three presidents admitted to doing. Nobody's pardoning them. So what's I agree with my fellow political scientists fundamentally, I think what's so dangerous is that the base and members of the administration and far too. Many members of the Republican party are fine with leading Donald Trump say I'm going to break the law, and we'll see what we do with it. We know that he's been a failure in the sense that the main promise he gave to his base was that he was going to build a wall. Anyone who's ever looked at a map news a bench geographically impossible? And so now, the new solution is all just go into one of the five hundred sanctuary cities and drop off these quote, unquote, illegals into save democrat stronghold. So this local state partnership, unfortunately, they're far too many Americans who look at these families at the border, and they don't see human beings. This is a consistent message that the president's giving his base. And when he talks on Twitter and talks television calling people animals calling them undeserving saying the doors are closed, even though he is the child of an immigrant, even though two of his three..

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"senator cory" Discussed on KOA 850 AM

KOA 850 AM

03:25 min | 1 year ago

"senator cory" Discussed on KOA 850 AM

"With Republican Senator Cory Gardner. Thanks for coming on. Hey, thank you, Bradley. Yeah. You've said I think he tweeted it out right after the the report came out that the DOJ should release as much of this report is they can in accordance with the law. Would you rather that happen sooner than later and get onto other things? Yeah. I think it absolutely needs to happen. I think the American people got a fair transparent a thorough. Look at the investigation. They need to get that through the report as much as it can be released. Get it out there as quickly as possible and let the American people have that information. Senator no obstruction, and they left that to the Justice department, they failed to prosecute and also the Democrats previously said, the president could be charged with a crime does that leave kind of a gray area that concerns you look, I think there's no collusion and the decision on an obstruction was a call by prosecutors who believe the obstruction charges wouldn't be met because of that. So that was a decision made by prosecutors as any prosecutor across the country would make I think the American people should be grateful for this. I think I hope the American people are relieved. And now we can focus on what Russia has been doing which is trying to interfere with our elections. We've seen what they've tried to do in this lead up to the Ukraine election in the next several weeks. And now we have to expect that same thing again in twenty twenty. So let's come together as a country. Let's put our partisan differences aside and protecting integrity of elections in twenty twenty. What if anything does the report tell you about President Trump's future in office and the Dem's chances in two thousand twenty well again, I think instead of politicizing this let's come together and recognize that we need to move forward as a nation. Let's make sure that we learned the lessons from. Twenty sixteen Russia attempted to interfere with this election. There was no collusion as the mullahs report. An I had supported the mole report throughout the process has identified. So let's let's move forward. Let's protect our integrity of elections. And let's get the work done for the American people. All right. Let's switch gears in the minute and a half. We've got left with you. I know Democrats are saying let's move on from Russia and start talking about healthcare. What do we do about the parts of the ACA that both sides can agree on like pre existing conditions being covered. Well, number one. We protect preexisting conditions. That's first and foremost, number two. Let's start working on policies that will increase the care the quality of care decrease the cost of care. The the Affordable Care Act failed to do that promises were made that if you like your insurance, you can keep it. Hundreds of thousands of Colorado's had their insurance plans canceled. Said that they'd save cost. They didn't. So let's come together drive down costs increased care increase access to care and make sure that it's not just on the front range, but it's an eastern Colorado and western Colorado, as well the policy policies, you talk about Senator who works on those in. Where do we go from here? We're all working on them. And I think that's the important thing. It's not just a, you know healthcare at a strep test. That's not a Republican or democrat issue. That's something that we can all work on together. And instead of trying to protect something that has failed over the last eight years or ten years. Let's figure out a way it's better for the American people and infrastructure, when do we get started on some of these long awaited projects, I'm working with a number of my colleagues on a bipartisan bicameral infrastructure Bill have met with Republicans and Democrats in the house and the Senate to do just that. And we'll continue to look we've got to fix the roads in Colorado. No doubt about it people. Probably stuck in traffic right now. Color roads. Look a lot like they did ten twenty thirty years ago, we can do better. And that's what we're leading Senator Cory Gardner. Thank you so much for your time this morning. Thanks very much. Senator Carter's democratic counterpart, by the way, Senator Michael Bennett declined our request for every we spoke with members of the house on Tuesday. Those interviews are available on KOA NewsRadio dot com. That's right. Six fifteen on Colorado's morning.

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"senator cory" Discussed on KTRH

KTRH

02:28 min | 1 year ago

"senator cory" Discussed on KTRH

"Senator Cory Booker said the vicious attack when actor Jesse was an attempted modern day lynching Kamala, Harris calling the attack and attempted modern day lynching. So shaken by the story of horrible term. This is a horrible story. This story. Circumstances this horrific and unacceptable. Absolutely despicable. Yeah. A lot of people can't believe this is actually happening in twenty nineteen. It's hard to believe that we're reporting that we're even saying words like this in two thousand nineteen. This is America in twenty nineteen. Except. It's not. That's just it. It was made up. It's a complete hoax. Or well, I can't say that it's a complete hoax. I can say the police now say it's a complete hoax. It turns out the two guys in the maga- hats. Well, they made sure they walked a route that showed that they were filmed by security cameras, and they had jackets up around their faces. So that the only thing you would really notice or be able to see from the camera is the red hat's up. There are the red. Hat's no reason to ask any other questions. Those two men are actually Nigerians. They're not white. Trump white supremacist. Trump supporters. They hopped a flight to Nigeria. After this attack their houses have now been ransacked by the cops. According to their family members where the cops found receipts for bleach. Rope to make news. Red caps at an uptown. Beauty supply store. Gosh, it's almost like they purchased all the things you need to make it look like there was a beating of a gay black guy. And how many people running for president? As democrats. The very first opportunity jumped. On the case. One of.

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"senator cory" Discussed on News & Talk 1380 WAOK

News & Talk 1380 WAOK

02:37 min | 1 year ago

"senator cory" Discussed on News & Talk 1380 WAOK

"Us. Senator Cory Booker lodges, his bid to become president of the United States realized this back in. Two thousand and two. Understand this back in two thousand and two. There were articles written about Senator Cory Booker. At that time. He was not Senator Cory Booker. But they were articles written about him saying that he will likely become the first black president of the United States. There's a genuine encouragement from people toward him. Saying run for president that's genuine now. A lot of times politicians will say well, people are telling me, right. And it's a bunch of bull. Nobody's telling them to run, but the voice inside of their head. But with Corey Booker literally people have been telling him he should be president or think about running for president since the early two thousand at least. Here's his commercial. In america. We have a common pain, but what we're lacking. It's a sense of common purpose. I grew up knowing that the only way we can make change is when people come together. When I was a baby. My parents tried to move us into a neighborhood with great public schools. But realtors wouldn't sell us a home because of the color of our skin, a group of white lawyers would watch the courage of civil rights activists were inspired help black families in their own community, including mine, and they changed. The course of my tire life in America. Courage is contagious. My dad told me never forget where you came from. Or how many people had to sacrifice to get you where you are? So over twenty years ago, I central ward of Newark to fight slum wards and help family state in their homes. I still live there today. Only Senator goes home to a low income inner city, I community took a chance on the we are better when we help each other. The history of our nation is defined by collective action by interwoven destinies of slaves. Abolitionists those born here, and those who chose America's home who took up arms to defend our country, and those who linked arms challenge and change it. I believe.

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"senator cory" Discussed on 850 WFTL

850 WFTL

01:35 min | 1 year ago

"senator cory" Discussed on 850 WFTL

"Senator Cory Booker says the president hasn't made any effort to compromise president took responsibility for the shutdown now, he's trying to shift blame president said that Mexico would pay for his wall. Now, he's trying to make American taxpayers pay for it and doing on the backs of our federal workers by hurting. The president's address will be followed by a response from house speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate minority leader Chuck Schumer, Mr. Trump will visit the border on Thursday. The White House may need to rethink. A plan to let Turkey take over the fight against ISIS in Syria. Trump announced his Syrian troop withdrawal two weeks ago. And they're coming back now. But after many in his own party said don't do it national security adviser, John Bolton and told Israel. It will be slow way that make sure that ISIS is defeated which angered Turkey's president Erdo on making him. Cancel a meeting with Bolton saying Mr. Trump had a deal to pull up faster and let Turkey finish the job. Andy field. ABC news, Washington. Another attempt to save a struggling retailer is reportedly given Sears chairman Eddie Lampert another day to deposit one hundred and twenty million dollars to secure a four point four billion dollar bid for more than four hundred Sears KMart stores by next week that Lampert bid, we'll go to auction against the bids of liquidators ABC's Ryan burrow in Chicago. Stocks closed higher today. The Dow up more than two hundred fifty points. You're listening to ABC news. Indeed knows finding the right hire takes time away from your business. Hiring qualified data engineer felt like a second job. More job seekers. Use indeed than any other sites. So.

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"senator cory" Discussed on KYW Newsradio 1060

KYW Newsradio 1060

01:57 min | 1 year ago

"senator cory" Discussed on KYW Newsradio 1060

"Played host to Senator Cory Booker met with veterans and attended a get out the vote rally KYW's, David Madden reports Booker touched on the general feeling of discord these days, and what needs to be done to change it. It'll take more than just voting one way or the other next week. Now Booker wants you to vote democrat, of course, but beyond that he'd like to see Americans stand up for what he calls a nation that is hurting and needs leadership. Don't you dare into the trap of allowing someone from a party or an office want high ever to twist you so much to make you hate them. We gotta be clear on this. I'm tired of seeing the hate where have we gotten in America? Will we just like each other? So deeply from immigration to wealthy tax cuts. The cavenaugh battles to the slaughter in Pittsburgh Booker believes it's time for self reflection and action instead of bickering blaming each other. Glance borough. David Madden, KYW NewsRadio six twenty five. It's money. News on KYW is depot desk from Bloomberg morning. Steve. Good morning, Carol. Hey, blue jeans are so twentieth. Century twenty years after Lululemon sold its first pair of yoga plants there the UB as ubiquitous jeans were born back in the nineties. Now, the industry of so-called at leisure mostly made up of yoga pants now a forty eight billion dollar business and a threshold has now been crossed the US census bureau says last year imports of women's elastic knit pants surpass those of genes for the first time ever now. Shares of nutrisystem may be slimming down today. They fell in after hours trading following a disappointing quarterly report from the Philadelphia based weight loss company while earnings largely match the forecast revenue fell short. Elsewhere on Wall Street the miserable. October may go out with some hope s and p futures are positive by fourteen points. Nasdaq ahead Fifty-three Dow gaining one oh five the beneficial Bank. Philadel-? Index from Bloomberg did at one point six percent yesterday with money news from Bloomberg.

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"senator cory" Discussed on Skullduggery

Skullduggery

02:38 min | 1 year ago

"senator cory" Discussed on Skullduggery

"He's definitely in complain motive been on the trail almost every night. At these earliest where he's done people stocks and making these outlandish claims, I fully his is claiming unknown middle easterners migrant caravan. And you know, there's no government agency back. In fact, the mostly in State Department reports on the subject indicates that there's been no credible threat of terrorists from the Mideast coming up through the Mexican border, and it's very unlikely that would happen. So he is, you know, in this campaign mode and not inclusive world is or lacrosse, I think the president's defenders, you know, what's say, you know that. Yes. But he's also come out and said that this violence is bad. And did we blame thirty centers? When this guy shot up the baseball field who you know was evidently more of a liberal. Sphere. But at the same time having been on the trail myself, I just pulled that from watch of Senator Cory Booker and Kamala Harris, South Carolina, and those of them have just central to improve that seems to be emerging. They're testing twenty twenty wars that we should love each other. And specifically the Democrats would love Republicans, and it's such a Burke contrast to the president's darker campaign messaging, really, I mean, that's I'm out there with you. But our Booker and Harris really talking about loving Republicans. Yes. And it's actually really. How do they put it? You know, they put it slightly differently. But you know, Cory Booker has always been kind of an emotional, touchy feely guy. And you know, he said that were ordered his big ones. It's back to is. If America has broken your head of you don't love her enough. And that sort of however, upset we are return around and fix this with box. Come on Harris has a slightly different version of that. But you know, she talks about how we all need to come together. And this is an inflection point, but it will be fixed without togetherness, and what's what's hilarious about that? Is you know, just in the past week or two when first news and other reveling media attack, Boker attack, Eric Holder for things things like Democrats, quote, unquote, cutting the face of Republicans, and you know, this idea that Democrats out there for Menton violence, and in the case of Senator Booker, they were literally taking a quote about people's faces and protests..

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"senator cory" Discussed on AM 1350 WEZS

AM 1350 WEZS

08:07 min | 1 year ago

"senator cory" Discussed on AM 1350 WEZS

"Ticking. The clock is ticking on what's going to happen here in this. Senate Judiciary deleo because Friday is Nina Friday. Is it Friday? It means that. Okay. So we move forward because there's going to be of vote. There's going to be a vote on. On cavenaugh. And we keep hearing about these swing senators, and what does that mean alternately, it is the talk of not just DC but country so here, we are putting a a foot in the sand again on the cavenaugh sandbox debate as to what happens and to me. That's now, what's so intriguing. And I said the last couple of days that I thought it was going to be sixty forty that. He gets confirmed based on my conversations with people, I know in Washington DC who are connected who are constantly on the hill who are who are aides or who know aids or who are prepping senators and all that kind of stuff so really decent sources, but even decent sources are not really sure because they see a step back. Step forward at this point, though. I think it's the steps forward. So I think it's seventy five percent that he gets confirmed. Senate majority leader Mitch McConnell is advancing the nomination is supreme court. He did that by insisting that they're going to get the results of the FBI supplemental background investigation. It's gonna be finished. Then of course, there is the secret secret room in the capitol and the senators got to go and look at what was in that report, and the it's not going to be made public. But but the deal was expect some of it to leak in certain areas where there wasn't evidence of assaults. Those who have seen it say there's not enough there. There's not enough to to say that in this. Report it doesn't corroborate some of what was being said. It's a forty six page report on allegations of sexual assault by the supreme court nominee Cavanaugh. We know that right. So the F B I background investigation was like this compromise after the testimony from Christine Ford and cavenaugh about whether he attacked her during their high school years one thousand nine hundred eighty two at a party and in exchange for a vote to move Kavanagh's confirmation to the full Senate Senator Jeff flake was granted his request for an FBI investigation into charges by four to one of Kavanagh's classmates at Yale Deborah Ramirez, so Democrats and Republicans alternated and going over the report and to our segments, and it was the rotation. They kept up all day long on Thursday. And. Nino. There were there were senators whining about it that it's unusual circumstances. And the process is unusual and the report was laid out in twelve sections. So they could easily swap them and make the most of their limited time, and there was only one copy and that was a rule dictated by two thousand nine bipartisan agreement on how to handle judicial nominations. So this is why there's this thing of going to the basement. So you go and read the secret report, and that's it. So you have senators that are shuffling through the papers in one corner. Another one looking out looking at the the papers they're not allowed to take electric devices in they weren't allowed to take. If they took knows they weren't allowed to take them out of the room. So even Bob corker said he didn't write anything down. And he certainly didn't record anything because he says that's jail time. That's what they agreed on. That's how it reads and. You know, Senator Cory Booker a democrat from New Jersey is a member of the Senate Judiciary committee told reporters that he thought it raised more questions. Others said they thought it didn't we? Like, Lindsey Graham, Senator Lindsey Graham said it didn't corroborate anything. They didn't learn anything. New corker said he didn't learn anything new in the documents and said it's time to vote. So the swing votes, we know it's Collins it's Murkowski and supposedly flake, but I don't think flake is really a swing vote. I think that's being said because he's been vague. Even after being confronted when he was getting on an elevator by a victim of sexual assault. I don't think he's a swing vote at all. I think he's a yes vote. So. It's really Collins or Murkowski if they both dumped out, and I don't I don't think they will. I think that this gets I think he gets confirmed a year you had the procedural vote. And let's see where that goes and moves on. You know, it's interesting Brad Kavanagh did say one thing in an op Ed peach peace, he said, he regretted the sharp emotional tone during the hearing, and he promised to be impartial. So he did write this piece for the journal. And he said he regretted his town that he he said, it was emotionally said I was too emotional. I was too sharp. I said a few things, and he did say, listen, he did say I said a few things they should not have said the peace was called. I am an independent impartial judge. Because that's the whole thing. You're not supposed to be political as the judge must be looking at the letter of the law and weighing the lawn. The interpretation of the law, and that's the idea. I mean, that's the idea. But I think everybody has whether it doesn't mean you go completely down party line. But I think everybody has how do you completely take all of your thoughts out of everything? I don't think he. You do when you've had like he's had a twenty eight year legal career. So and he said in his piece, I've spent my entire twenty eight years. As a hardworking even keeled, open minded, independent and dedicated to the constitution and the public good. So the piece was rebuffing some of the criticism and some of what people were saying was political bias because remember one of the things that he said is he accused when he was angry. He accused liberals of calculated an orchestrated political hit fueled with a parent pent up anger about President Trump and the two thousand sixteen election. So he definitely said those kind of things, and and that's what he was referring to that. He should have. His tone, etc. And so there we go so retired supreme court Justice John Paul Stevens said he originally supported cavenaugh big time, and he did. But he said he couldn't support Kavanagh's because of his performance during the hearings. He said at the time, I thought Cavanaugh had the qualifications for the supreme court should be selected. Absolutely. I've changed my views for reasons that have no relationship to his intellectual ability. I feel as performance in the hearings. Ultimately, changed my mind. But I don't think the minds of any of the senators honestly are gonna be that much changed. I don't think that we're gonna see a radical departure. I could be completely wrong. I've really tried to have not tried. I've had these conversations with people who as I mentioned have. Connections are connected have spent their whole life in this political game. But nobody knows. Until.

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"senator cory" Discussed on News & Talk 1380 WAOK

News & Talk 1380 WAOK

01:45 min | 1 year ago

"senator cory" Discussed on News & Talk 1380 WAOK

"And see if they're report of the facts. Give any further clarity to the situation. Now when Cavanaugh was on the stand yesterday, he repeatedly refused to outright say he would support an FBI investigation. The possibility that someone could sit on the supreme court for a lifetime without all of the investigative forces. That are available being able to look at these. Accusations is scary. Some Democrats have walked out some have stayed and made statements Senator Cory Booker just spoke Senator Blumenthal of Connecticut is just wrapped up his comments. And we assume it will proceed after everyone has spoken, and they will take a vote, which is expected to pass in the Senate Judiciary committee. At the same time. We're looking in Chicago, the trial of former officer Van Dyke who shot lacrosse on McDonald's sixteen times and killed them has been prosecuted for that. But there are large concerns that reverberate nationally. Because there's only one black on the jury which as.

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"senator cory" Discussed on WINS 1010

WINS 1010

01:51 min | 2 years ago

"senator cory" Discussed on WINS 1010

"The september 2016 fatal crash here inside the hoboken terminal senator bob menendez says the current administration is heading in the wrong direction they put the brakes on sleep apnea testing and they left us back at square one and as joined by senator cory booker from rail operators to truck diverse suffering research leaping apnea why are we doing more towards dress these condition last year the federal railroad administration halted plans to require a sleep apnea testing as part of the president's effort to cut federal regulations jones ten ten wins hoboken terminal wins news time a four it's thirty six l l bean is getting rid of its most famous policy return any merchandise any time noquestionsasked they say customers who been abusing that policy have ruined it for everyone else clerk dawn his stay guard says recently a customer got a three hundred in fifty dollar refund for a pile of decades old stuff and says i only end justifying though his grandfather's father wanted to retire lahaina give the noquestionsasked return policy has been an l l bean stable for us century you now have a year to return any items aspen colorado high on pot sales correspondent michelle franzen has the story in aspen the city's finance department may be same bauer that after tally in the revenue from aspen marijuana dispensaries last year figures from aspen two thousand seventeen sales tax report show legal pot sellers raked in eleven point three million dollars and for the first time top sales for liquor stores which were ten point five million last year the report also shows the pot.

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