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John Kerry visits China for climate mission talks
"Eh? We're talking to Sean Carberry, who writes on foreign policy and was a former NPR correspondent based in Kabul. Paul Dano Hara, Washington bureau chief for the BBC, and Nancy Yusef, national security correspondent for The Wall Street Journal. Speaking of China on Wednesday, the United States special presidential envoy for Climate John Kerry arrived in China ahead of an environmental summit being held by Joe Biden later this month. Carrie was expected to lay the ground for that meeting and urged Chinese officials tome or address climate change. Paul When we co thinking about shifting to China, the U. S and China are the two biggest polluters in the world. Can you tell us the significance of this trip and what pushed back? We've gotten from China on this. It's important it's you know, it's the first attempt to try and for this administration, try and sit down with the Chinese and starts work things out. The problem that America faces is it wants to be able to compartmentalize. Different issues with China. It was going to say, Let's get together and talk about climate and work it out because it's in their best interest, but also stay away from Taiwan and don't fiddle around here and don't do this on the Chinese Don't have that perspective. When it comes to foreign policy. They they don't put things in little boxes and treat them independently. They will not be able to Forget that America criticizes Chinese about other things while asking them for their support. The other thing the Chinese don't say, Well, look, you walked away from the Paris climate deal. You know, we've been plowing on We've been making more more commitments to carbon when you reducing carbon on reducing or the other greenhouse effect, and you spent four years basically going backward. So the Chinese are saying, we're not listening to you until you get your house in order. So America is trying to say We're back on the international stage when it comes to the environmental concerns and the Chinese the same. Well, we never left. So
Most Americans Support Tougher Guns Laws
"Americans support tougher gun laws. That's what new usa today. Ipsos poll found but is washington bureau. Chief susan page tells us republicans support has fallen and the issue is even more partisan than it was a few years ago. We took this poll on tuesday and wednesday right after that terrible mass shooting in boulder the second shooting in the space of a week in the united states. And it's similar to paul. We took about two years ago in august. Twenty nine thousand nine. That was also in the aftermath of two terrible shootings. The ones in el paso in dayton on the one hand. Two thirds of americans support tougher gun laws. So that's a really significant majority but the news poll is it. Support among republicans has fallen off a cliff when we asked this question two years ago. Fifty four percent of republicans a majority republicans supported stricter gun laws. That's dropped to a third thirty five percent.
CBS News Political Reporter Roger Mudd Has Died at 93
"Was a story on Capitol Hill during the sixties or seventies. Chances are that it ended this way. CBS NEWS Washington Roger Mudd has died after kidney failure. He's being remembered by admirers and contemporaries is one of the best of his craft. Former CNN Washington bureau chief Frank Sesno Yes, was known as the Tiffany Network, and Roger Mudd was one of the jewels in the crown because he stood So far above everybody else, but left CBS when he wasn't chosen to anchor the Evening news when Walter Cronkite retired, but he once said he never truly ceased being a CBS man. Roger Mudd was 93
"washington bureau chief" Discussed on WTOP
"Free estimate. Today it's 11 11. Negotiations between the White House and Congress continue on the size of a coronavirus relief package, while the Senate is preparing for the beginning of the second impeachment trial. The former president Trump joining us live now on Skype is use a today Washington bureau chief Susan Page. Susan, As we know, Republicans think the president's covert relief bill is just too expensive, But President Biden is saying he's willing to take the federal minimum wage increase off the table for now. Will that be enough to get Republican support? Well, that will be helpful because the $15 an hour minimum, which not a popular item with Republicans now, Biden says he's doing this because the Senate parliamentarian has indicated it can't be part of a reconciliation package. You know, that's that maneuver that Democrats plan to use. Push this through without any Republican support. Hey, has committed himself to pursuing that in the future, though. You know, something that could have been an area of agreement may not be now Republican Senator Mitt Romney wants to send more direct payments per child. Parents and Democrats will unveil details of a plan to send at least $3000 to parents. But it looks like many Republicans are in on board with this idea, either, Um As we look back at the nearly seven months it took for Congress to agree on the last cove, it really Phil. How likely is it that lawmakers will come to terms on this one? Well, I think the White House's and congressional Democratic leaders Have pretty much decided they're not going to get bipartisan support for a bill as biggest they want, and therefore they're going to be willing to use this other process, which only people in Washington called reconciliation. That enables them to get through with just a majority vote. So if you killed all 50 Democratic senators, and you get that tie breaking vote from the vice president from Kamila Harris that gets it through the Senate and, of course in the House, Nancy Pelosi says she will get it through Nancy Pelosi, who was one of the Reasons that the last bill took so long to get done, says she will have this done quickly within weeks. Not within months, Washington will be consumed by the impeachment trial. Susan, which starts tomorrow. Many Republicans say that holding this trial after a president is out of office is unconstitutional. So if that is the mindset will Republican senators as jurors give full consideration to the case that House Democrats will make So I think, but probably not. I think one reason we find the president's attorneys in filing is they submitted just in the past hour or arguing this technical argument that you can impeach a president once he's out of office. That means for those senators who agree with that argument, which it last time They had a test vote on this included 45 Republican senators. It means they don't have to consider what the president's actions were because the proceeding itself is improper. Now. Most constitutional scholars say you can impeach former president but some of them disagree with that, And this is the argument that the president's lawyers are focusing on. Susan. Great to have you as always. Thanks so much. Hey, Thank you, USA Today, Washington Bureau chief Susan Page. Did you know.
"washington bureau chief" Discussed on WGN Radio
"Mentioned just before the break there. It's 1 20 that we were going to talk about. What will a Joe Biden presidency? What does that look like? What does it mean to Illinois and to Chicago? And what kinds of local folks What names we might recognise, may also be tapped, too. He and his administration. Lynn Sweet, the Washington bureau chief scribe sometimes joins us to talk about this. Lynn. How you doing? Great Thanks for having me on things coming down their little Washington Or is it done just as exciting as always, never come when you're bringing in a new president. So now there's plenty plenty to report on the departure. President Trump And the incoming president. Yeah, I'll say, but let's get to some of the bigger stuff in a second. But just just just here, you know, locally looking at Illinois and what Abidin President might mean to us here, you know you, you know, obviously, In the past, there's been a contentious relationship between President Trump and our governor and mayor to say the very least, and now that will look very different. What does that translate into the input in terms of stuff we should care about? Well, okay, so the Chicago hating by the president of the United States is done, so that's number one on that was the source of friction that was totally unnecessary. So in the new chapter, you're going to have a president who's sympathetic to helping cities and states whether or not their sanctuary cities and whether or not they're led by Democrats. So that that's just a starter. Whether or not the main thing both the state of Illinois and the city of Chicago, need from the federal government in the wake of the economic collapse because of covet is money. Well, they haven't been able to get it out of this. Congress because many sticking points. It's still not clear yet if if the Senate would go along, and that that's why we're in a little bit of suspense, because we don't know for sure whether the Democrats or Republicans will control the Senate at the You have two Democrats control all branches of government. It would be very good. Financially for Chicago and the state of Illinois. Yeah, I was looking at that they were made. Mayor Lightfoot was asked about that because she's got to put her budget together. And she obviously does not think by the time she needs to have that budget together and approved by her alderman that They'll know whether or not cities or states are going to get any kind of funds for to help help with these these times. And so she's putting that together. It really does hinge. Don't you think on whether or not there is divided Congress or not land? Well, I think the brokering though Here's the difference. You had two thumbs against the scale against Democratic states and cities because you had the Republican Senate and the White House against him. Now you have only one thumb on the scale, so I think some progress will be made. Especially if the rhetoric is Lord. It's easier to make the case that when you ate the bill, for example, that the House passed, I think it may now would have helped 2000 local governments. Roughly. That's an estimate in Illinois. Some of those governments are Republican run. Some aren't but they would help people no matter their politics. Maybe we could call the writer Rick on this. And, you know, be a little more analytical and figuring out how to restart economies. Yeah, I thinkit's a great discussion. It's an important one. I think the other piece of that is the stimulus money. We talk about this all the time with the financial folks. When's that come in? Because folks are relying on that their businesses have been shut down their work. Their ability to work has been shut down, and there still doesn't seem to be much sign of any stimulus money coming their way. Do you think that changes now? Lynn? Is there some movement understanding that that's a priority or what? What do you thought there? Well, I think there is a priority. Whether or not it could get done in the lame duck session, which is starting now. I don't know. A lot depends on what the willingness will be of Mitch McConnell to bend. But as a practical matter, I wouldn't count on President Trump signing any bill that he thinks helps Democrats on his way out the door. Even if he's going to. He's got to be hearing. I mean, he's the one who said that, you know, look, Let's not get something done now. Get something done now for the people for the people. You You don't think if they were to prove something that he could have walked out a month ago, nothing changed. So I we have a president who has not yet acknowledged. History feed and I get that and we have a lot of ministers out there who You may want more time to pass before the election is to their mind result and I respect that The Electoral College doesn't meet until December. I think the process which I would like to address now, so I think that it was heated. Everything going forward is to coin The heat here and one keeping two. This is two having a lot of people believe that yes, indeed. Joe Biden won the presidency faring square. Justice Donald Trump won the presidency fair and square. Let the process work out if the Trump campaign has lawsuit has legitimate grounds to challenge ballots. I hope they do that. And don't give rhetoric about illegal votes, go to court and tell us the evidence..
Takeaways from the NYT report on Trump's tax returns
"Never give a tax return when being audited. They're extremely complex people wouldn't understand him now the house goes and such defending they WANNA know every deal. I've ever done since declaring his candidacy for President Donald? Trump. Has refused to share his tax returns and gone to court to stop them being released. On Sunday The New York Times published an investigation into more than twenty years worth of Mr Trump's taxes, but not the documents behind them to protect its sources. The New York Times an explosive report despite receiving over four hundred, million dollars through two thousand eighteen report showed he paid paltry amounts of federal tax in recent years. The report claims that Mr Trump paid remarkably little tax since the turn of the Millennium. It suggests that many of the president's businesses are chronically loss-making. and it puts numbers to just how deeply personally indebted the president is. The revelations prompted a familiar retorted. News it's totally fake news made up fake. We went through the same store as you could ask me the same questions for years ago had a litigated this and talk about it. They are the same questions questions that arose in the presidential debates between Mr Trump and Hillary Clinton almost exactly for years ago maybe he doesn't want the American people. All of you watching tonight to know that he's paid nothing in federal taxes because trump's rebuttal at the time that makes me smart smart. Tonight another set of presidential debates this time between Mr Trump and Joe Biden. It seems certain that once again, Mr Trump's accounting practices will figure into the discussion. The big headline takeaways on that he paid. No federal income tax whatsoever intended the fifteen years through two, thousand seventeen and in twenty sixteen seventeen the year that he ran for the presidency his first year old in the presidency he paid any seven hundred fifty dollars in federal Income Tax James. Ashville economists, Washington bureau chief. His company's myriad companies were making truly enormous losses over these years. Presidents companies have been losing hundreds of millions of dollars. He's heavily indebted at the same time, and the the record also show us that hundreds of millions of debt. In fact, around four hundred millions of data he's personally on the hook for his liable to fall due mostly within the next couple of years. So it creates a picture of a heavily heavily indebted loss-making businessman on a truly Gargantuan scale who's been paying little or no federal income tax and has serious debt worries ahead of him as he faces a cash crunch meanwhile. But how can it be? He's paid. So little tax over all of that time. I guess two main ways one is that he appears to be setting a large amount of personal family expenditure against his business revenues. For example, he is setting his family home expenses, his plane expenses, even his apparently also colossal head writing expenses against VAT revenue but by far, the biggest means that he's avoiding paying large amounts of tax walls taking in hundreds of millions of dollars in revenue is by setting those revenues against the enormous losses that he's making overall to give you just some taste of the scale of that loss making it. Seems that the president has lost more than three, hundred, million dollars since the turn of the century on his golf courses alone he's lost more than fifty five, million dollars on his Washington DC hotel, which has become a sort of symbol for trump world of the president's firm hold on the capital, and yet it seems it's losing money hand over fist, and all of that is above board. He may already been some difficulty over the scale of losses that he's claiming to set against his revenues. The long trailed audit that his tax affairs. From the IRS we learn relate to attacks refunded that he received decade or so ago of seventy-three million dollars related, it appears to loss-making casinos in Atlantic city a business that he walked away from though we don't know it appears that there is an least an allegation or suspicion that he may have profited from those casinos even as he walked away from. Them if that is the case, he's not liable that tax refund that tax refund plus subsequent interest would now mean a hundred million dollar bill for the president. From the IRS, are you yourself surprised I mean that the president has been fighting so hard to keep this under wraps I just wonder how much you're surprised by what you see in these files. I don't think we're surprised by any of this. We already knew something of the scale of the president's loss-making. He declared a loss of nearly a billion dollars back in the ninety s sufficient to avoid paying any federal income tax for around a couple of decades that was in the sense is remarkable as anything that we've learned from this latest enormous cache of additional detail. But there are a couple of really significant scoops and then the fact that he could be on the. Hook for so much money from the IRS. If the audit goes against him in the fact that he's personally liable for so many hundreds of millions of dollars of loan that will fall due in the next few years. That also is a very significant detail in for those that worry that the president may be compromised that his indebtedness could lead him to make judgements that the American people might have calls to question for those worries. This is I think sort of additionally inflaming. But I mean the picture that emerges here regardless of the creativity of the accounting is somebody who is not running businesses very well. So. Donald Trump entered politics back in twenty fifteen claiming to things that he would bring his business genius to the Serbs the American people make government work better, and that he would sort of right the wrongs that lofty elite were habitually visiting upon the hardworking vulnerable American people and I think the of broad takeaway from this trove of tax information is either Donald Trump is an absolutely appalling businessman in which case is I claim is hard to support or he's bilking the treasury of millions of dollars of avoided tax that he should be paying in which case his second contention is also rather heart support. And do you think either I if either can be parched or or stood up, we'll have any influence on the election on the debates this week. Let's let's break that down Jason I. Think this is not going to be a sort of major vote moving scandal. We've had equivalent scandals that have that have not moved the president's support up or down much a tool and I. think there's no reason to expect this to do so and yet it's significant significant. Because the president opinion polls consistently tell us is substantially behind Joe Biden in this race with only little more than a month to go before the election. What this does is put yet another hurdle in front of his trying to re come on the news cycle get on the front foot, take the attack to Mr Biden nine. We may see some of that in the first presidential debate tonight where Joe Biden has really been handed the script by the New York Times as it of opening attack on a president who loses so much money in his business of as pays such little taxes and result.
"washington bureau chief" Discussed on WTOP
"Eastern, Sure your lanes are reported to be available. Red River technology decisions aren't black and white. Think Ray. I'm Rob Stallworth. W T o P TRAFFIC. The National Weather Service in Sterling has issued a severe thunderstorm warning this afternoon for southwestern Prince George's County in Maryland and Virginia that includes Southern Arlington County, East Central Fairfax County and the city of Alexandria. This is all in effect until 2 30 this afternoon heavy rain and the possibility of 60 mile per hour wind gusts. Are possible in that area for your protection moves to an interior room on the lowest floor of a building again. The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm warning for southwestern Prince George's County, as well as Arlington County, part of Fairfax County in the city of Alexandria, in northern Virginia. That is all in effect until 2 30 this afternoon. We're looking at the chance of storms this afternoon into the evening. Ah Jai is going to be around 90 without possibly falling a little bit as the storms come through, then tonight's and patchy fog. Lows will be in the sixties to seventies tomorrow. Mostly sunny and hot and muggy again. A chance of storms once again high around 90 than Wednesday, partly to mostly sunny, not quite as human with passing storms possible. The high will be in the upper eighties. Right now around Washington. We've got 89 degrees at Reagan National Dallas is in it. 85 b. W Why Marshall reporting 91 right now, and we've got 88 degrees in Washington at 1 51. The Republican National Convention kicked off today with the roll call on the leg. See speech from President Trump. The Republican Party officially nominated Mr Trump as its candidate last hour. Yusa today, Washington Bureau chief Susan Page says it is the start of a pivotal week for the president's re election hopes needs to shake things up. He goes into this convention, about nine points down. In almost every national survey, eight or nine points down, and he's also trailing and most of the battleground states in states like Pennsylvania and Michigan, Wisconsin, Arizona. And even Florida, which is a must win state for him. He needs things to change in the next four days to set him up to win a second term. The president is set to make an appearance every day at the convention. Get ready for lots of political ads from the Trump campaign on your social media platforms. AXIOS reporting.
"washington bureau chief" Discussed on WBZ NewsRadio 1030
"By AP's Washington bureau chief Julie pace ground game discusses election strategy with newsmakers all through primary season download it wherever you get your podcasts seven twenty three time for traffic and weather together super retailers of New England all wheel drive traffic on the threes now Mike is a little bit foggy out there but I don't see any major problems yeah I got my fingers crossed Nicole here despite the foggy conditions things are quiet on the highways take for instance the expressway it's wide open leaving the tunnel all the way to the Braintree split ten or eleven minutes top to bottom plus the HOV lane is back in use that certainly helps the northbound side fine no worries coming in all route three south bound wide open along the south shore you'll make good time from Weymouth down to Kingston had reached twenty four ninety five south are both good really all the way to do it to the not New Hampshire the Rhode Island line up to the north one twenty eight's good about thirty minutes from the pike up to route one in Peabody had a steady ride continues Ruwan into Danvers in Topsfield routes three and ninety three north are good up to the New Hampshire line the mass turnpike westbound he's clear I'll pass for ninety five into Milbury into Auburn and it's pretty quiet downtown as well if you're coming in you can use the lower deck of ninety three the Tobin bridge invalid even stroke Dr looking good coming in fast the Longfellow bridge miking for WBZ's traffic on the threes right right now to the four day WBZ accu weather forecast it'll be a fair amount of clouds into tonight's we'll see a low around sixty four on average tomorrow will be a more humid day with the gusty breeze.
Exclusive Interview With Susan Page On Coronavirus Response
"Susan page Washington bureau chief for USA today hi Susan welcome back to WNYC Hey Brian it's good to be with you so let me just dive right into the central life and death question right now which is how much can private industry on its own ramp up production of masks dental laters and other life saving medical equipment president trump keeps resisting calls from New York and even elsewhere I'm seeing other governors Democrat and Republican who have the most dire shortage shortages who want him to intervene with industry to order more production under the defense production act the president last night said he's trying to avoid the heavy hand of government what's his policy at this point and have you seen good answers from economists around or anything else anyone else as to whether the profit motive is enough to get companies to do what's needed well there are there a couple things that invoking the defense production act would do it would allow the government to coordinate this for one thing one thing we're hearing from some businesses is that they are a little antsy about what exactly they could do to be most helpful even if they want to be helpful R. so under this under this law the federal government could say make this not that the other thing that the law would allow the federal government to do is to decide where Skepta scarce resources grow so you could direct it to places like New York and California and Washington state that have been the hardest hit as opposed to this competition that we heard governors talking about yesterday on the Sunday shows where they're bidding against one another resources and then the resources may not necessarily go to the place that needs the most so these are the reasons I think some officials have encouraged the president to invoke this law and R. I think surprised that he has been really didn't catch on Friday the president told us that he had done it but it turned out that what he was referring to was simply a bureaucratic step of invoking the law not actually using the powers that the law would give him do you have a sense what his actual resistance is is it just the usual Republican reluctance to use government to tell business what to do is it the fact that when you come right down to it the states that are the hardest hit have so far been blue states New York California and Washington although I understand Louisiana is getting into that territory to what is it why doesn't he just do it so there's it's hard to you know I wouldn't pretend to know be inside the president's mind on what is exact motivations he does talk about the heavy hand of government he has railed against socialism he's accused Democrats of being socialist has been one of the themes that we've heard from him in that presidential campaign already some people also speculate that he is concerned that if he does this step which is a dramatic step he then owns the crisis in a bigger way and will be held more responsible than he would be otherwise when there are shortages of these desperately needed supplies the president's head of FEMA the Federal Emergency Management Agency had a hard time and one of the news conferences over the weekend saying where's the maths from the national stockpile that does exist are growing and even the president who is famously vague on things like this self got into the act of questioning and here's that excerpt but we've asks start coming in that they're they're they're out there now so again we want to match we want to get out of the middle I think like so we're trying to match supplies with the man so that's what we're doing right now it's happening today it's they can they can expect that that is the matching supply demand it is there's a range of request across the country and we try to match those again supply demand every day so I think that was Saturday do we know anymore today about the matching of supply and demand of the actual distribution after the match on paper well we know that the FEMA director on yesterday on CNN I couldn't even give a rough estimate of how many Maska been sent and I think this is one of the things that alarms Americans when they see this it doesn't seem like a system that is being run very well and we don't have we don't have details on what they've done and how they've done it where or how many massive inset infant places like New York in California Washington Louisiana can expect to have enough mass not to have these extraordinary situations where healthcare professionals are talking about making their own masks or trying to sterilize use mass to use again it's so odd extraordinary to think of a country like the United States a wealthy country ought to be in this situation the truck nobody ever thought we would be in this situation except when the president says that then there's a comeback to that which is that there are people who thought we could be in this situation there was a pandemic preparedness report they've been Manny and there were warnings that the U. S. was not ready for something like this that experts knew could potentially occur yes that's true and there were both you know agencies looking over the long haul warning about this including an office in the national security council that president Obama created and president trump dismantled and there also early warning signs from China in January and February that should have served as an early warning system odd that those warnings were generally not heeded by the federal government and that left us with weeks of time squandered there could have been used to address some of these concerns in our previous segment with the borough presidents here in New York we had a question about a rent freeze and congresswoman Alexander Kasser Cortez has been talking about this and we have a quick follow up question from a listener on Twitter who writes are there any national efforts to put a temporary freeze on commercial and residential rent and mortgage payments property taxes water and sewer did the president announced anything like this no and I I heard the congresswoman talk about that yesterday as well but ice I've heard of no serious proposals in Washington to do something that now that the bill that the relief bill that is now being cobbled
What's next for Joe Biden after Super Tuesday?
"Can be twenty twenty on WTOP what a super Tuesday night it was this week for Joe Biden who captures super Tuesday victories across the south with strong support from African Americans in Alabama North Carolina and Virginia he also won Elizabeth Warren's home state of Massachusetts and scored a few upsets along the way beating Bernie Sanders and delegate rich Texas this morning USA today's Washington bureau chief Susan page on Joe Biden super Tuesday winds on how congressman James Clyburn is endorsement recently gave Joe a big big boost remarkable how powerful that endorsement proved to be for Joe Biden any job Jim Clyburn once in a blighted ministration I think you could probably get but there was another force at work here and that was the collective decision by the democratic establishment
What Sanders' New Hampshire win means for Pete Buttigieg and the other candidates
"Twenty twenty on WTOP Bernie Sanders coming out on top in Hampshire's democratic primary this week but it was still a good night for some of the other competitors as well this morning the school a little deeper now about what this all means for people to judge of the other candidates with USA TODAY's Washington bureau chief Susan page to get her today he was second to Bernie Sanders and second by only two percentage points remember four years ago Bernie Sanders defeated Hillary Clinton in New Hampshire by twenty two points so this was a close race and Amy Cole which are the other surprise coming in third and the result I think of her good performance in last Friday's debate even with a club which are as great performance in New Hampshire is there a real path forward for her there is although it's a challenge she doesn't have she doesn't have the kind of money that say Bernie Sanders is sad she doesn't have a a extensive organization in the states to come next on March third we have the big super Tuesday contests contest in fourteen states on the other hand she got to third place here with all those factors in play defeating Elizabeth Warren who had more money and defeating Joe Biden who came in fast you know he used to be the front runner now finishing in fifth really the future of his campaign is in doubt yeah and when Mike Bloomberg joins that campaigns here when it when he's on the ballot said this is gonna be a really tough road for Joe Biden and Elizabeth Warren yeah Mike Bloomberg comes in on March third on super Tuesday and he has something more is something more than any other candidate and that is big boxes already invested more in ads in the whole rest of the field combined so he has very deep pockets that's important but it's not the only thing that's important as we see in these results every time we have an election night is Elizabeth Warren done now Elizabeth Warren says he's not done but I think others think this is probably close to the end of the road for Elizabeth Warren you know New Hampshire is next door to her home state of Massachusetts she did a lot of organizing there's been a lot of time there and she did and I was not a good finish in either the first two states if you can't do better than this in New Hampshire where is she going to do well is there anything in particular that you are looking for Susan in the upcoming primaries you know is this race getting clarified or is it getting muddled you know you'd have to say I think that Sanders is the front runner but not a decisive one that put a judge has come from from no where to be second that Amy closure as a wild card that Michael Bloomberg will come in soon with a lot of money you tell me how that's gonna end up
"washington bureau chief" Discussed on AP News
"Washington bureau chief Julie pace points out Bernie Sanders ran away from the others in New Hampshire four years ago this is a much narrower victory currently at less than two percent and it does raise some questions about whether Sanders is able to build his coalition in this crowded field whether he's able to bring in new voters at least two Democrats are out of the presidential race Michael Bennett and Andrew Yang for lawyers or prosecuting a confidante of president trump Roger stone quit the case the justice department overruled them and is lowering the recommended amount of prison time for stone these are the I guess the the same Muller people that put everybody through hell and I think it's a disgrace the justice department says the decision to one do stone sentence was made before the president spoke out about it China is reporting another drop in the number of new corona virus cases in ninety seven more deaths pushing the total number of dead in China two eleven hundred this is a P. news I National Hockey League Players undergoing test he was transported transported from an arena to a hospital St Louis blues player Jay Bouwmeester suffered a medical emergency during the game Tuesday night against Anaheim at the Honda center the thirty six year old defenseman collapsed on the bench in the first period he appeared to be awake and alert as he was taken out on a stretcher and transported to a hospital Bouwmeester just completed a long shift when he suddenly fell to the ground during a stoppage in play both teams returned to their locker rooms and after a short delay the game was postponed with the score tied at one mark Myers Anaheim see but the standard poodle has plenty to bark about Cibo won best in show at the Westminster dog show in New York the three year old stride into victory adorned with black pops in pompon but Daniel the golden retriever was the crowd favorite the judges pick Daniel for third place at which Westminster I'm a Donahue AP news good morning I'm gonna just like in Iowa the democratic presidential race was a close one in New Hampshire between Bernie Sanders and Cody JH with Sanders the winner it's not really a surprise that Bernie Sanders won the democratic primary in a neighboring state but this win propelled him forward getting of the end Donald Trump it was a narrow victory over people to judge the thirty eight year old war veteran and former mayor of south bend Indiana a fresh outlook is what makes new beginnings possible noting that's how Democrats of one the White House in the past it was and I will be the Minnesota senator coming in third senator Elizabeth Warren's issue disappointed she didn't fare better and former vice president Joe Biden with single digit support was looking for more diverse state we just heard from the.
"washington bureau chief" Discussed on SuperTalk WTN 99.7
"This is ground with Julie pace AP's Washington bureau chief when I go back to back Ross says because it's so you can for listeners who have only ever voted in a primary I think there's a little bit of a fascination original unbiased news you need as America prepares for the twenty twenty election listen and subscribe to ground game free from the Westwood One podcast network where the conversation start the two important rules to live by the first is don't sweat the small stuff the second is it's all small most of the time when we realized something is bothering us we can't fix then there simply isn't much good that can come out of worrying about your.
"washington bureau chief" Discussed on KSFO-AM
"Julie pace eighties Washington bureau chief one of the back to back because it's so you can for listeners who have only ever voted in a primary I think there's a little bit of a fascination original unbiased news you need as America prepares for the twenty twenty election listen and subscribe to ground game free the Westwood One podcast network where the conversation start sixty and if you venture has only just begun our spirit is still young the sun is still rising race is still shining in my fellow Americans the best is yet to come because it's a physical impossibility to lift yourself up by your bootstraps your shoe laces it's physically impossible the whole thing is a job two hundred and seventy two days a presidential election order order see to shine the all right as we speak the middle of the president is on going I'm not given Romney the attention I do feel sorry for my friends in Utah when texting with my buddy right our.
"washington bureau chief" Discussed on KGO 810
"You inherit your aunt's house in Oakland but who really owns you or squatters these are individuals who see a home I think that it's under utilized and believe them that they have the right to occupy that home and possibly to own that probably in west oak yeah I got the property because my aunt died she owned a house for close thank you the taxes are paid I paid him the house is uninhabitable it has coming in you can be listed raking the leaves my son told me that if I go in and take care of it for certain amount of time I can only you know when I told you tailor your son is going to get you killed don't go up and get out of here and don't ever come back a lot of people are getting ripped off on the other side of the world or in our own backyard if your talking about it after stints talking about new three D. G. O. A. ten this is ground with Julie pace if he's Washington bureau chief for the back to back because it's so you can for listeners who have only ever voted in a primary I think there's a little bit of a fascination original unbiased news you need as America prepares for the twenty twenty election listen and subscribe to ground game free the Westwood One podcast network where the conversation start limited by.
"washington bureau chief" Discussed on KSFO-AM
"This is ground with Julie pace Washington bureau chief for the back to back because it's so you can for listeners who have only ever voted in a primary I think there's a little bit of a fascination original unbiased news you need as America prepares for the twenty twenty election listen and subscribe to ground game free the Westwood One podcast network where the conversation start then they I mean they go to thank by the sixth grade many girls lose interest in technology but parents can help keep them updated go to girls go tech dot org public service announcement thank you bye girl scouts of USA cancel back in twenty sixteen some people had concerns about what a trump presidency might look like not Sean Hannity even very close friends doubted making donated these Democrats in New York I'm like you don't get a building up in New York if you don't do it trump even said I hate it it's disgusting but I guess if you don't play the game you don't get to build plumbers electricians contractors carpenters stolen jobs so it benefits everybody to get a deal done Hannity nine to midnight on talk radio five sixty KSFO let's talk about love in TV we just had a brand new episode eleven TV where I continue to fight against the shame impeachment and expose left wing hacks on the hill and in the media yes I said it because that's what we don't live in TV we tell them exactly like it is we also deal one of the chain conspiratorial Chuck Schumer Schumer continues to spew more nonsense about the impeachment trial talking about forcing votes to see documents and witnesses and so forth folks let me tell you this is far left lunatics that but isn't that the ammo of all radical progresses today well I.
"washington bureau chief" Discussed on KLBJ 590AM
"Search this is ground with Julie pace Washington bureau chief go back to back because it's so you can for listeners who have only ever voted in a primary I think there's a little bit of a fascination original unbiased news you need as America prepares for the twenty twenty election listen and subscribe to ground game free the Westwood One podcast network where the conversation starts Hey this is don prior he retired Jeffries you're listening to the best of Todd and don show actually my parts a little better Todd's but we're gonna be live at five thirty you stay tuned you're listening to the best of Todd and don on newsradio kale BJ news brought to you by the time Jefferies linked in page at Jefferies Arlington all right and I've got this story there about Atari ever the old game machine Atari course one Atari now is in the hospitality business this week the iconic video game company and also they have concluded a licensing agreement with a real estate developer and they're going to deliver an Atari branded hotel to eight cities including Austin Texas this will be huge now according to the press release Atari hotels will feature you know all the things you can think of game machines and all that stuff the hotels will feature things like game playgrounds meeting and event rose coworker space restaurants bars gems movie theaters all the things that you know the new modern hotels half right and also features state of the art venues and studios for E. sports genius I'm a genius idea really is now courting to Atari the hotels will target to family and business travelers right I've seen pictures of this and it has the Atari logo from the top floor all the way to the bottom floor you know that swooping arching they like like to hockey sticks not facing each other kind of thing you know okay Randi neon right yeah absolutely it's really cool I conduct now Atari said Monday that TA hotel develop a design is being done by G. S. D. group the producers of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles okay yeah this will have such appeal that mean for kids and adults both obviously the the the adults mostly for more fifty year old dad using mostly that'll be it yeah and than just out your will be here this will be this is a no brainer automate isn't it this is going to be impossible to to book a room there are you going to book it probably a year in advance here so his called when creating this brand new hotel concept we knew that Atari would be the perfect way to give guest in the style check a retro kind of feel right now with a lot of new modern technology of course I Tory hotels we the first of their kind in the United States offering gamers of all ages the ultimate in immersive entertainment in every aspect of gaming they give me one Chicago Denver Las Vegas San Francisco San Jose and even Seattle so they're they're headed up on all the tech towns this is basically a Vegas resort for gamers is what it is yeah I guess you know I mean it it's vote for money but it'll be that kind of thing it's just massive and the restaurant the buffet will have Cheetos Doritos and jolly rancher come on yeah it's always it's a buffet that's on this right you got to have the buffet this is this is it and is perfect for Austin yeah I mean this is like yeah yeah of course I like to know more about it but I wonder if they're much actually like naming certain rooms after games you know what I mean I'm sure they will in the pong suite right you know yeah asteroid lounge you know that kind of thing and I think the the building itself is going to be kind of modeled after an Atari controllers some hail and however they do that kind of picture of their the of the of what it's going to look like a mailing ten page it's it's pretty cool yeah yes it's such a perfect that it's like a you know it any any town that would say no we're not interested well okay you're an idiot astonishing stuff is coming back yeah because fifty year old parents and their teenage kids it's a way for them to connect itar hero the video gaming world brought back all those great songs that you know our generation like to that sure introduced the you know younger generation all these great rock and roll songs yeah it's the same thing I mean there's a baseball cards are big right now yes a small car to shoot show absolutely yeah look up online not even baseball but basketball Kobe Bryant's rookie card looked at man what is measured with manager right now I get.
"washington bureau chief" Discussed on KUGN 590 AM
"Bill in a wave of the FAA is already on scene and they provide a very invaluable assistance they secured a five mile flight restriction for the the area of the crash site and also five thousand foot ceiling over it so that is a great help in securing the the crash site Los Angeles Laker lebron James was stunned by the crash happened to be into any conversation with Kobe bean Bryant for all time greatest bass will players ever play one all time greatest Lakers the man got to jerseys hanging up the staples center she is just crazy Bryant's thirteen year old daughter and seven other people also died in the crash I'm Christopher this is ground with me Julie pace Washington bureau chief for the back to back process because it's so you can for listeners have only ever voted in a primary I think there's a little bit of a fascination original unbiased news you need as America prepares for the twenty twenty election listen and subscribe to ground free the Westwood One podcast network where the conversation start Hey if you heard that ransomware attacks have increased by five hundred percent this year yes cyber criminals are targeting all types of businesses accepting their data and holding hostage unless they pay up what if where their next victim don't worry we have there could it to detect prevent and recover from ransomware and other advanced threats so were secured absolutely will pay no ransom and keep this business up and running that's a relief protect your business at barracuda dot com barracuda your journey secured.
"washington bureau chief" Discussed on KUGN 590 AM
"This is ground with Julie pace Washington bureau chief for the back to back process because it's so you can for listeners have only ever voted in a primary I think there's a little bit of a fascination original unbiased news you need as America prepares for the twenty twenty election listen and subscribe to ground free the Westwood One podcast network where the conversation start Hey if you heard that ransomware attacks have increased by five hundred percent this year yes I'm a criminals are targeting all types of businesses accepting their data and holding hostage unless they pay up what if where their next victim don't worry we have there to to to detect prevent and recover from ransomware and other advanced threats so were secured absolutely will pay no ransom and keep this business up and running that's a relief protect your business at barracuda dot com barracuda your journey secured with the least eighty deaths linked to the corona virus in China correspondent John Laurence reports the illness continues to spread on Sunday the centers for disease control and prevention confirmed a fifth case of the crown of ours in the US CNN chief medical correspondent Dr Sanjay Gupta says the disease is fast moving it spreads fourth generation humans which is exactly what it sounds like first human spreads to a few those human spread to more and so forth the virus is confirmed in about a dozen countries including China the US and France and now there's a presumptive case in Canada prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu arrived in Washington vowing to make history as he prepared to meet president trump for the unveiling of the administration's much anticipated plan to resolve the Israeli Palestinian conflict teen sensation Billy I lish swept all four major categories of the twenty twenty Grammys song a record album and best new artist sack.
"washington bureau chief" Discussed on KGO 810
"Their trial appeal Seth a man with a history of run ins with police and neighbors is said to have shot and killed two officers as they responded to a call at a home near Waikiki beach Honolulu police chief Susan Ballard offer condolences to the families of the fallen officers on behalf of the men and women of the Honolulu police department our deepest condolences go out to the families of officers Tiffany in re gaze and Kelly keep calm authorities said the suspect was facing eviction when he stabbed his landlord and fatally wounded the officers before he and two women were believe caught in a fire that broke out at the home and spread a manhunt was underway Sunday night in Texas after two people were killed and five others were injured following a shoot out during a concert at a San Antonio club Senate minority leader Chuck Schumer is called for a fair trial with witnesses and documents as opening statements are set for Tuesday in president trump's impeachment trial we will force votes on witnesses and documents and it will be up to four Republicans to side with the constitution to side with our democracy to side with the rule of law resident trump lashed out over his impeachment and also announced a major roll back to an obamacare a water rule on Sunday in Austin Texas I'm directing the corps of engineers to immediately withdraw the proposed rule just submitted recently meaning last administration and allow states to manage their water resources based on their own needs and based on what their farmers and ranchers walked south Korean thriller parasite was the upset winner at the Screen Actors Guild awards on Sunday that was the first film in a foreign language to win the top prize of best ensemble in the twenty six year history of the SAG awards barber who sat this is Julie pace Washington bureau chief men do.
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"To share their decisions with family members as well so they may not be taken back by that decision for Mayo Clinic radio I'm Dennis still at this is ground with Julie pace if he's Washington bureau chief we struck me about Harris said she had so much potential that's you kept hearing from all of the potential is interesting I like senator here is that I'm not sure she can win original unbiased news you need as America prepares for the twenty twenty election listen and subscribe to ground free the Westwood One podcast network where the conversation start three this is the first in showing KGO eight ten you can now listen at all by simply saying Google play KGO eight ten now here's Pat Thursday I was thinking about you guys yesterday well I've been here three times before I think I understand a little bit how you feel about something normal business I feel about some of the things that I don't give a damn how you feel about some of the things anyway I try to put myself in your place and I believe this is the way that I would feel about us and what you've been to me sixty three I along the pool was as aid every angel views my guest is professor William Drummond he is a journalism professor at UC Berkeley and he is also I I don't even know what your role is at the San.
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"Mayo Clinic dot org two the act this is ground Julie pace AP's Washington bureau chief we struck me about Harris said she had so much potential that's you kept hearing from all of the potential is interesting I like senator here's but I'm not sure she can win for regional unbiased news you need as America prepares for the twenty twenty election listen and subscribe to ground get free the Westwood One podcast network where the conversation starts world a much safer place today though and I can assure you that Americans in the region are much safer today after the demise of Qassem Soleimani and well you know again that is the the part of the deal they decided to to kill the the number one to you know man and and and probably you know one of the world a better place to the death I'm not gonna disagree with that chip Franklin the given to our I mean whether it's safer hello I don't know I mean I I just know I I my question is what is a long game here right I mean I think trump back down a little bit we got to sound here when he said he wanted to stop the war and listen to this this is again trump talking about and I think to me this isn't backing down a little bit from the the the hawkish sounds listen up we took action last night to stop a war we did not take action to start a war okay although it's it's probably going to happen I don't say I was talking about there is not there I don't see a situation in which you kill the top commander of a country and don't think that they're going to retaliate and I don't see them retaliating out against us and us not retaliating back so in turn how do we avoid a war I don't understand how that happens I don't see a past their the point my thought is is that I you know get a depending on how they do retaliate I mean again we assassinated somebody here okay this was not somebody that was you know it and feel the conflict and I've asked around and I've gone online and do we really can answer this question I mean there's really no international law on this but I I would like to have I'd feel better if Mattis was there or make master a somebody that that did knows war and you're right exactly you know there's an old saying war is a series of on folding miscalculations and I dive truly believe that Oscar sent us a real quick here and what's your thoughts on this do you feel safe we talked about this like last year with all those general slapped I would work reading he would try to start a war with somebody and he's been talking up around for quite some time already and also she's right now like a cornered animal he's striking out you've got AA he's been notified that you know your numbers maybe well work you know follow his tweets crazy so I kind of think this is part of the crazy as fortunately he's got like you said your singer on the button to do crap and you so what next year that's a great and that's a great question thanks for the call I think that you know what's next is I don't think it's going xcelerated might you know like I hope not I I don't I they have called for three days of mourning enter on so I don't know if that's going to give us the pause and the breeder we need to avoid going to war definitely say it definitely gave the the mollis some groundwork with because now they have the bad United States actually coming out of that's the latest from Westwood One and more from you special report US airstrike president trump declared a reign of terror is over as he said he was the one who called for the strike on top Iranian general Qasem Soleimani crisper Barbara Starr has more on what so the money was targeted now US intelligence learned that some of the money was planning specific attacks on US interests in multiple countries including the US personnel a congressional source briefed by the trump administration tells CNN correspondent for two plankton says there are three days of mourning in Iran over the death of Salah money but to run is already plotting to strike back the supreme leader himself today chaired a meeting of Iran's National Security Council the US is sending nearly three thousand additional army troops to the Mideast and it's placed a brigade in Italy on alert to fly to Beirut if needed to protect the embassy there and number two sets some say this news update sponsored by Xindian performing arts California and other democratic led states are asking the Supreme Court for a fast track review of a recent appeals court decision that declared a key part of obamacare unconstitutional if granted that would for the fate of the affordable Care Act in the middle of the twenty twenty election defenders of the law are hoping for a hearing and a fish a decision by the summer shares of electric car maker Tesla hit a record closing price today after the company reported it's a global deliveries rose more than fifty percent last year announcement because Tesla shares up nearly three percent of four hundred forty three dollars and police have arrested two men as suspects in eight car burglaries in San Jose Sunnyvale and Mountain View the two suspects both from Richmond identified as nineteen year old recalled as a beta and twenty year old Juan Rodriguez they were arrested after.
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"The first part of the day looks wet and then we'll start to dry things out on Monday life with Dr Sanjay Gupta it's all about the power of positive thinking I'm Dr Sanjay Gupta CNN's chief medical correspondent the attend a look at things on the bright side or are you more doom and gloom according to a new study on Mount Sinai optimists have about a thirty five percent lower risk of major heart complications such as cardiac death stroke or heart attack as compared to pessimists now optimism is different from happiness happiness is a feeling that comes and goes wares optimism or pessimism better describe your outlook on life so why is this well the study's lead author said optimist tend to have better health habits for more like an exercise have better diets last like smoke they also better coping skills and are better problem solvers yes there are some things in life that are definitely going to be out of your control but you know what I'm an optimist I believe that things generally work out I'm Dr Sanjay Gupta helping you live a better life picture this balloon representing mark Thompson's ego in the following story I co hosted a new year's eve show with Sinbad on fox it was on the network you know it was a kind of the answer to Dick Clark so it was Sinbad and me when I'm coming in I said Hey Sinbad could see a marked man right past me if I was just you know just another juror who wanted an autograph who's gonna we're gonna be on the show together but it's okay superstar mark Thompson ten to noon weekdays on KGO eight tune in this Sunday eleven AM till twelve noon on KGO eight ten AM for the purity products show where you'll learn about intelligent nutrition solutions that Sunday eleven till noon the purity products show on KGO this is ground with Julie pace if he's Washington bureau chief take anything away.
New poll shows 47% of Americans support impeachment probe, while 38% disapprove
"The Associated Press NRC poll on attitudes towards the house impeachment investigation finds forty seven percent supported thirty eight percent disapprove but fifty three percent see it as politically motivated a B. Washington bureau chief Julie pace says while the party members are broadly split along partisan lines their opinions could change here is a small group of Democrats who say maybe this is just more of a political exercise than something that is that is focused on on true high crimes and misdemeanors and you do have a percentage of Republicans who believe that what the president did in his phone call with the Ukrainian president and broadly in Ukraine policy of may have been on ethical this is a P.
White House says it won't cooperate with impeachment inquiry
"The tails white houses sent a letter to house speaker Nancy Pelosi and three house chairman saying the administration will not participate in the ongoing impeachment inquiry in the letter that's a Bologna counsel to the president says the impeachment inquiry lacks any legitimate constitutional foundation along with below sea recipients were oversight and reform committee chairman ally should Cummings foreign affairs committee chairman Eliot Engel and intelligence committee chairman Adam Schiff the letter says house Democrats are pursuing purely partisan goals and violating the constitution Mike Rossio Washington earlier house intelligence committee chairman Adam Schiff blast of the administration after the US ambassador to the European Union Gordon psalm one was kept from a private deposition before the committees heading the Enquirer the interamerican people have the right to know if the president is acting in their interests AP Washington bureau chief Julie pace reports a trump administration strategy is clear just say no to everything that the hill is asking for this is a president who sees this as a completely politically motivated investigation he has little desire to
Why The Times Published a Photo of Drowned Migrants
"The migrant crisis on the US Mexico border continues to confront political leaders, from the White House to congress to the debate stage. The latest development reports of horrific conditions for children at detention centers in that photo of migrant father Oscar Martinez Ramirez and his young daughter Valeria, who drowned in the Rio Grande that photo helped spark action under this week on Capitol Hill. House speaker Nancy Pelosi fought with Republicans and members of our own caucus to add language to an emergency aid Bill, that would further hold the Trump administration accountable, but on Thursday, the speaker said, House Democrats would reluctantly pass the Senate Bill, which included one billion from border facilities, and close to three billion for migrant children. It passed three hundred five votes to one hundred and two votes. Joining me tonight, Dan ball. Chief correspondent for the Washington Post Susan page Washington bureau chief for USA today, coral Hulse chief Washington correspondent for the New York Times, and author of confirmation bias and Kimberly. Atkins, senior Washington news correspondent for WB. You are Boston's NPR news station. Susan, you're writing a biography of speaker Pelosi, she moved forward on a Bill. She didn't wanna pass why. Because it was better than nothing that getting the four point five billion that would that would go along way to helping this terrible situation with migrant children, who have been separated from their parents was worth the cost of taking a Bill, that had been negotiated on the Senate side and was opposed by some members of congress. This was this was a vote that she she worked. She has a divided caucus on this issue. But I think that portray this as a big loss for her is. Incorrect. She held control over caucus. She got it through because she thought it was better than the alternative of letting go down. What's the price she pays Carl with liberals who are frustrated that they took up a Bill passed by Senate? There's a little cost to this. But a few things went on there. I totally agree one hundred percent with you. This is what happens in divided government at some point, you have to make a deal. This was a Bill negotiated in the Senate between Democrats and Republicans. This was the and what it allowed them to do. I was actually surprised they could get to a Finnish here. What are the loud them to do was to be able to go home and say, listen, we've really addressed this crisis? And I always say to it's not a bad thing for Nancy Pelosi sometimes to get attacked from the left. You know. It shows cheese being a pragmatic moderate manager, the house was it perfect. No. But it was an accomplishment, and they were able to get it together. Those votes were pretty strong and she complied with the Hastert rule, which we all know she had more than half of her caucus. Voting for this Bill. Does the Trump administration continue its hardline policies, we've seen a shakeup at the department of homeland security border patrol short and they do they see this as a winning issue? They say that border security and being tough on immigration is what's going to get President Trump reelected. It's what's gonna keep Republicans in control of the Senate, and they're not going to give that up or anything. They're going to push even harder. We've already seen them labeling Democrats as wanting open borders, really attacking them for, for policies like wanting to give illegal immigrants healthcare. They see this as their biggest issue that helps fuel them forward in twenty
Tariffs Are Costing Jobs: A Look At How Many
"Franson. New jobs numbers are due out in a half an hour after a disappointing report earlier this week from private payroll company, ADP showing twenty seven thousand jobs were created last month. Here's ABC's. Daria Albinger, is it getting harder to find a job? Thank rates. Washington bureau chief Mark Hamrick says with ongoing worries about trade. More employers may be hesitant to add to their teams. But he doesn't think it's going to last more of a white knuckle report this time, because of fears that uncertainty much of which is associated with trade, maybe compelling employers to hold off. He says, well, we are hearing more job cut announcements, the number of unemployment claims nationwide. Still suggests hiring
The fraying transatlantic alliance
"Hello and welcome to this edition of weld weekly from the financial times. I am answer venture Johnny the world news editor and this week, we're looking at transatlantic relations as the Trump administration appears to turn its back on its traditional European allies in a sign of Washington's shifting allegiances, the US president on Monday, welcomed Hungary's, illiberal leader, Victoria, Alban to the White House days, after his secretary of state abruptly cancelled a meeting with Germany's Angela Merkel joining me on the line from Washington DC is Dmitri, Sevastopol, oh, the F, Washington bureau chief and from Belene guy. Chaz on our between VERA chief my first question goes to you Dimitri. Donald Trump was fool of praises for Victoria ban on Monday. He congratulated him for his quote block up against refugees from Syria, and he's work to protect the Christian communities. Can you give us a bit of details and explain why this visit is so important and telling we'll, I think one of the things that we've learned about Donald Trump over the last two years. This is one of the things that many Europeans have concerns about is, he seems to want to solve up to leaders who are far -tarian strongmen, you know, very hard line. You know, there's a long list, whether it's early on in Turkey or on in Hungary Kim Jong on North Korea, who Donald Trump said he fell in love with or Vladimir Putin in Russia Trump when he meets these leaders at least publicly doesn't criticize them for some of the things that they're doing their own countries to threaten democracy on the other hand, he seems willing to criticize Anglo Myrtle, or Theresa May or president McConnell, France. So there's a kind of cost me come seems to like something to these strong, tough solitary leaders. And yet, he at the same time he seems to be dismissing some of the concern. Means pushing away, European allies of America who have helped maintain the kind of peace across the trans Atlantic now for seventy years. As you said, the relationship has fuss deteriorated since Donald Trump kimchi office. The US needs key. European is have diverge on a number of issues. Can you list them for us? I mean, it's really wide from climate change trade, Iran. Well, I mean, from the very beginning, it's a long list, one of the things that President Trump today early in his presence. He was he withdrew the US from the Paris climate accords which sent ripples across Europe and the rest of the world later on in his tenure, he withdrew America from the around nuclear deal that America and some of its European allies had signed with Tehran in twenty fifteen on that has led to convert more bellicose stomps on Iran. He also has been incredibly critical of NATO now in criticizing NATO. He's not the first president, President Obama and President Bush frequently said that NATO allies needed to pay more for their defense. I remember travelling to your puts on rump sell the Robert Gates and they were constantly sending this message of Europeans. But Donald Trump has done it in a much more aggressive way. And I think one of the most heading examples was last summer in Brussels out of NATO summit, he was very critical. Angela Merkel both in public meetings and in private meetings and he's shocked many of the leaders who were in the -tendance. So I mean, there are other issues there as well to do with hallway and five G telecom networks and other things. But I think there's some of the main ones that have really created a false lines in the transit onto relationship guy intending to, you know, defense. Secretary of state. Mike Pompeo cancelled a meeting with medical less tweak invoking rising tensions in the Middle East. What was the reaction in betting? I think those zoo Hora that it was seen very much as a snub, it was supposed to be his first trip to Berlin, since he became secretary of state, and it was very hotly awaited. And he just didn't turn up. And I think there was shock that he then went on to Britain. And even so they all Tricia Canterbury. So, you know, even just in Welby was more important to him as a priority. Angela Merkel those real dismay, lots of Coventry in the German press, basically saying that the US German relationship is now, basically in TATA's on, what are we going to do about this, this feeling of crisis really in a relationship, which has been one of the main pillars of Germany's post-war identity really for seventy years now. Why do you think that Mr. Trump targeted Gemini, in particular among its European on is what's your assessment of that? Well, they're personal reasons as well as political reasons. The chemistry between Angela Merkel and Donald Trump has never really worked. You know, she really comes across as associate professor, and he's like the naughty boy who didn't do his homework, he doesn't like being lectured, and Michael does have a tendency to lecture, one of the first thing she did when he was elected president. She sent him a message saying will look forward to working with you, but very much on the basis of our shed values of respect for human rights, and democracy, and so on that was perceived. As a real slight to Donald Trump. Basically a smackdown saying you're going to have to behave need didn't take Hymie to that. But there are other aspects. It's not just the chemistry America is very antagonist very exercise by Germany's failure to meet its commitment, which gave in two thousand fourteen to spend two percent of its GDP on defense. It's nowhere near that target and in fact recently published its budget estimates for the coming years, and it looks like it's actually going to go down as a percentage of GDP is spending on the military. So that was seen as a real red rag to Donald Trump's bull. And he's also, I mean, there's a very famous interview he did with playboy magazine from the ninety s where he complained about how many German cars that were on Fifth Avenue in New York, and he's had Macedo and BMW in his science for many, many years. So it didn't surprise the Germans a tool that he started talking about imposing. Import tariffs on European cars, and he's been complaining for longtime about the size of the German, current account surplus, which, of course, a lot of Germany's allies in Europe of also join attention to over the years. What do you think all the far reaching consequences for Germany? What are the Germans, what kind of lesson? They're drink from this facility longer term. Do you think there's a realization that Germany, and Europe must be more independent from a defense point of view, or, you know, foreign policy point of view? What is your sense? Absolutely. I was at a conference, whether we're talking about this and one speaker said Germany's success is built on three elements integration with the EU the transatlantic security guarantee on Germany's access to open Mockus worldwide and Trump threatens all of those three things. So there's a sense, here that there's, it's kind of existential threat posed by Trump's America first ideology tool. All those things that have made Germany, such a huge success over the last few decades. So that definitely is a feeling that they have to respond in some way. I mean it's very tentative at the moment, though, I mean, for example, that talking about developing much more of a kind of foreign policy. Competence in the EU and more of a sort of independent defense posture, and, you know, maybe getting rid of unanimity, and you decisions on foreign policy, so that they can have more qualified majority voting not come thing, but it's all relative tentative. And even when they do talk about building up their defense capabilities that gets them in hot water with the Americans. We wrote the story saying, how America was criticizing the latest initiatives for military cooperation between EU countries, the Pescara the permanent structured cooperation initiative, and EDF the European defence fund because they feel that it's not really compatible with NATO that it produces. Much duplication and diversion of scarce defense resources and it sets up a necessary competition between NATO in the EU. And so the sense of frustration in Europe over this is light. You tell us we need to do more far defense, and then we try and do it you complain. So the relationship has Radi scrunchy at the moment as we can see on the number of different fronts. Exactly. So they have this quantity move from the US. Do you want to jump in Dmitri? It's true that every time Europe speaks about more independence on the security from the US gets angry and gets a letter warning. But on the other hand, you know, you get a sense that the US is kind of retreating from Europe. What's your interpretation? Well stuffing element of Donald Trump getting a little bit of taste of his own medicine, sometimes when the European say that they want to their own defense capabilities. But I think it's also important to stress that this issue between the US and Europe on defense spending it really isn't just Donald Trump issue. And he is the one who is addressing it in a much more assertive, much more aggressive on some people would say overly aggressive way. But it's something that has stretched back now for more than a decade in the US the US than constantly saying to the European countries, particularly Germany because it is the biggest economy in Europe that they need to spend more. So I think it's an issue that's not going to go away, even if Donald Trump loses the election in twenty twenty I think a democratic president will be much friendlier to traditional US allies and I was just in New Hampshire on the campaign trail with Cory Booker and Beethoven, Joe Biden on all of them were talking about the need to rebuild on to strengthen American alliances with Europe. But notwithstanding that I still think. Whoever's president after twenty twenty is still going to put pressure on Europe to spend more money on defense, and if Germany and some of the other countries who haven't miss this two percent target haven't reached it, then I think you're still going to have tensions on that issue just to go back to one thing that guy said, I really do think the car issue is critical. I mean Donald Trump has how the being his bonnet about cars for a long time at the end of this week. He's going to potentially decide whether to put tariffs on imports of European cars. So this really is something that's a trade relationship is something that really gets him. And also when he was in Europe last year. Another thing that he criticized glimmer pool for is the Nord Stream two pipeline that will bring Russian gas into Europe and Donald Trump and some of his team are saying you want us to spend money to defend you against Russia, and yet, you're buying Russian gas on the other hand, the European say, hold on a second. You're the president who has criticized by the Putin, for orchestrating a campaign to interfere in the American elections. So there's a lot of things crossing the Atlantic and. It's very hard to see how any of this gets any better while Donald Trump is in office tensions, are escalating in the Middle East over Iran, with rising threat of war, and some echoes of cheese than three when the US in some European countries disagreed, on whether to war with Iraq. Dictates us Adam Hussain to meet you what all the broader security ramifications of this poor transatlantic relations. Are we entering a new testing phase? Well, the big question that's emerged in the last few days in Washington is are we returning to the early years of the Bush administration where it appears that there was a constant drum beat among Iran hawks for the US to take military action against Iran. Now, we know that on both in the national security advisor has asked the Pentagon to dust off its war plan for Iran. Not the caveat there is at the Pentagon has funds for everything, and there periodically dusting them off. But when a story comes out that they're dusting them off, Iran at a time when Mike Pompeo secretary of state. John Bolton and others are being very aggressive in the rhetoric towards around it raises questions as to whether the US is contemplating taking most reaction, and I think, not something that would be a huge divide across the transatlantic. I mean as much tension as two walls, when George W Bush invaded Iraq. You remember relations then between George W Bush Gertrude or Germany were extra very odd because since the war in Germany. But I think we would see something that will be exponentially worse. If the US did take any kind of military action in Iran. So people are watching very closely right now to see whether this is just on both in on the hawks making bellicose noises. Just too scary round or whether there's actually something fundamentally happening behind the scenes. My thanks to Dmitri and guy that was really fascinating. And that's it for this week till next week goodbye.
U.S. Officials Plan To End Sanction Waivers On Iranian Oil
"Support for this podcast and the following message. Come from CFA society, Washington DC, you've worked hard to grow your wealth. Make sure you're working with a wealth manager who has grown with you work with a CF HR holder. Learn more at the right question dot org. The US State Department is expected to tighten the screws on Iran's oil industry today and in doing so the US government is also going to be putting pressure on some of its own allies like Turkey and Japan, those countries and a few others have been given waivers from sanctions to continue buying Iranian. Oil. Those waivers are expected to end joining us to talk about it is Dimitri Sevastopol. Oh, he is the Washington bureau chief for the financial times he's been reporting on this. Good morning wanting to have it. So these are waivers to sanctions that are expected to be taken away. Can you just step back and remind is what these sanctions were in the first place. Sure. Well, the US sanctions on Iran for a long time. But when the Obama administration signed a deal with Iran in two thousand fifteen the landmark Yvonne new. Nuclear deal with the other permanent. Members of the national said the United Nations Security council, they essentially arranged for waivers. So that sanctions that were in place before would not be enforced. Not when Donald Trump pulled out of Iran nuclear deal in may of two thousand eighteen he's signaled that he was going to snap back on those sanctions that had been wait for a long time. In connection with that. The US have been trying for a long time to get its allies and some apart of countries to reduce the reports of Iranian oil. Anyway, then leading up to November when the broad sanctions on Iran were put back on last year. The administration said it was going to make sure that it's always partners reduced oil imports me around two zero. However, when it got close to the point it actually did give a set of eight waivers to the countries that you mentioned and said, it would give them more time one hundred and eighty days to start trying to reduce their imports on their reliance on Iran. Some of those countries, Greece, Italy and Taiwan actually got their imports. I think pretty much down to zero but the others China, India Japan, South Korea and Turkey still have a way to go. So basically, what's happening? This morning is secretary of state Mike Pompeo is going to say on may second waivers will no longer exist. And do you will face the potential of US sanctions if you import Iranian oil, and as the expectation that this could have a big affect on. On Iran, and is always the the goal in tough moves like this to try and change the behavior of the regime what it's definitely going to have a greater impact on the Iranian economy, which is already suffering very hard under existing sanctions. So it's going to have more of an effect there on one of the other questions, obviously is whether it's going to impact or prices in the global market and to what extent could do that. I mean, could we see, you know, a big spike in gas prices over the summer well a year ago? The Trump administration justified giving the waivers it said this an oil markets are very tight right now if we put squeeze on it could be bad for the US economy. Well, oil prices are reasonably high right now as well. They hit a high of seventy four dollars in Asia trading over nice, which is not far from where they wear your go. What the administration here is counting on is that Saudi Arabia, and the United Arab Emirates will actually step in and provide output to make up for the shortfall from cutting Iranian. But whether it can do that or not will obviously be. The test. They say I talked to an official last night who said that they've arranged us. But you know, these things come full through. So I think that's going to be the real test and briefly why now is administration doing this? Now. Oh, well, they say that they're logic. They say is that it's not conducive to do this. Because oil prices aren't as tight as they wear year ago. But the number of people who would who would doubt that I think it's also partly that. It's just a gradual push to keep ramping up the rhetoric on Iran to try and change the behavior of the regime in Tehran. Dmitri says stuff a low is the Washington bureau chief for the financial times joining us this morning, thanks for your time to meet you. Thank you.
Why was Hanoi picked for the Trump-Kim Summit?
"Now, listen two weeks after the nucleus summit between Kim Jong UN and Donald Trump, North Korea is believed to have restored a missile launch site to operational capacity. The much-hyped meeting itself collapsed with no agreements and no timetable for further talks, Washington correspondent Zoe Daniel went to Hanoi for the summit. I I visited Hanoi in the two thousand on my honeymoon it so happens. It was my first trip to a developing country before I was posted as Africa correspondent and later southeast Asia. Correspondent the idea that two decades later I'd be writing this is Washington bureau chief having just visited with the US president would never have entered my head back then Vietnam northern capital was a pedestrians paradise crossing the road with few traffic lights was still fraught a case of close your eyes and walk, but the vehicle of choice was the scooter often, a vintage lamb bradtha all similar. Or a bicycle ridden? By schoolgirls in the white Al Di all traditional Driss cars will limited. It was possible to walk virtually down the middle of the road in the narrow lanes of the old quarter, browsing shoe straighten toy straight and so on they were no Google maps. And the fan was getting lost trying to navigate back to the hotel stopping for a be a Hanoi on the way, I recall spending handfuls of Dong on Vietnamese trinkets rise piper layered photo albums. Yes. That was in the old days when we printed photographs and tiny Rawson souls bowls that we've since used to serve friends meals in several countries. It's a western tourists conceit to be sure. But it seemed easy to appreciate the elegance and charm of the Eurasian architecture that defines this beautiful city with its tiny lines and sweeping boulevards without the choking traffic that now exists and the endless. Instruction of mirrored high-rises on the fringes of the city's historic centre to be clear, though, those things were exactly the attraction for Donald Trump and his team when choosing a location for the second summit with North Korean leader, Kim Jong UN Vietnam remains a hardline communist country in many ways, it citizens a heavily restricted when it comes to things like freedom of expression and freedom of association, bloggers, human rights, lawyers and journalists are routinely Giles for opposing government policies often Beijing and tortured sometimes never say again, I know this because of reported undercover from Vietnam and obtained tile by the secret police while trying to tell the stories of those seeking religious and social freedom this capacity to enforce control. While also achieving remarkable economic development was exactly what the Americans won't. To show Kim Jong UN in the last thirty years the country's transformed itself from a rigid. Centrally controlled economy to a market economy with annual JD pay growth of around seven percent, by way of comparison. Australian GDP is subdued two point three percent. The United States is growing at around three point one Vietnam. Meanwhile is saying according to the World Bank robust job creation and income growth. Meaning it's been transformed from one of the world's poorest nations to a lower middle income country in three decades. So since I was there in two thousand those who had bicycles have been able to buy scooters many of those with scooters cars and so on. It's a phenomenon. I observed in several places of a five years living and working in south East Asia. And since put on in Cambodia has seen a similar surge in traffic and urban development as the economy's grown the middle class. So while I have an asto GIC Yuning for the quietest streets of the past the business likely reflects an improved quality of life for the residents of Hanoi. It's all very interesting as a reflective study. But did it have any impact on came Joan Lon, technically encouraging denuclearization using the incentive of economic development is not new various negotiating teams of tried it on previous North Korean leaders. However, Kim Jong on my have a stronger incentive with some market development already evident in North Korea and a desire to leave a legacy that doesn't revolve around conflict. It reminds secondary though. I the tough deal has to be cash on verifiable removal of nuclear assets. And as the filed Hanoi's summit showed that's an eye. Joe challenge that predates my travel nostalgia. By some decades in Washington. This is Daniel for correspondents report. Sorry, freshly back there from Hanoi.
"washington bureau chief" Discussed on MSNBC Morning Joe
"But if you have seen what we had to go through with the dark in the plane with all windows, close with no lights on what so ever anywhere pitch black. I've never seen it. I've been many airplanes all types and shapes and sizes, I've never seen it. They like it coming in. And I don't all of the things that were surrounding us for safety. So did I have a concern? I had a concern. Well, it took him nearly two years. But as you see President Trump did visit a war zone this past Christmas as David Axelrod points out. He's now finally headed to Vietnam and service of his country a half century later. People would prefer given that he's done nothing. But talk about how much he loves one of the most tyrannical and dangerous leaders on the planet that actually prefer this time forty years later that he actually stay away from Vietnam. I don't think anybody has the president good morning and welcome to morning Joe. It is Monday February twenty fifth with us. We have political writer for the New York Times and MSNBC political analysts Nick, come to Sewri NBC news, Capitol Hill. Correspondent and host of Casey DC on MSNBC Casey hunt up early on a Monday morning for us professor at Princeton University at IGLA junior and Washington bureau chief for USA today, Susan page and. News intelligence and national security reporter, Ken Delaney and joins us. You know? It's actually very interesting that he is also morning. Joe's. Cat mashing us reporter who respondent Eddie. What did you think of the winners last night? Well, I think it was obviously a wonderful evening for the diversity in the country. We saw shore an Oscar celebration in some ways of the beauty and majesty I think of difference across across a number of different areas..
Trump Signs Bill Reopening Government for 3 Weeks in Surprise Retreat From Wall
"Over. Let's get a sense of what it all means. Craig Gordon, executive editor and Washington bureau chief joins us, the hardest working man in Hollywood. I know Craig. So what we take away from what we heard from the president. What you saw was a complete and utter capitulation by the president on his demand for wall funding. You may remember that he said he would not sign a Bill that did not include five point seven billion dollars to build a wall. And then he accepted exactly zero dollars. That is huge. What happened? Why did he all of a sudden why did he capitulate? I think what happened is LaGuardia Airport got shut down. And you know, it's all fun and games until some can't land their airplane. It's hard not to take note of the timing of the Roger stone indictment on the same day. But you know, Trump is a master of distraction, and certainly a lot of us in the newsroom horror writing stories about Roger stone, and how his close ties to candidate Trump and President Trump, suddenly we're now having read about the end of the shutdown. So we'll we'll be back to stone before long hair. But you did have just a lot of pressure piling up on Trump. I think also you saw after they took those two votes in the Senate that both failed McConnell and Schumer. Got together. And I think there was a little bit of growing drumbeat. Among even some Republican senators to say, look, Mr President, if you're not going to open this up we will. So obviously better for him to look like he's in control of the situation. But it is it is pretty hard to overstate. How much he he gave up on the wall? And it does feel on the other side like a pretty clean win for speaker Nancy Pelosi here. Yeah. I mean, I, you know, it's interesting because there are a lot of questions about whether Pelosi was sort of the right leader for the new democratic majority. You've got a kind of a younger and more diverse majority in the house now boy, I think she's she's earn her pay. She's really she's kind of getting it done for them right now. I mean, look she stood in with the president United States. And she pretty much got everything she wanted so far he's gotten almost nothing that he wanted so far, and that's kind of a win by any measure. So Craig I gotta as one of the things that I think has been played many times. And maybe not surprisingly is that seemingly seminal meeting in the Oval Office. Among the president the vice president Senator Schumer speaker Pelosi or then house minority leader Pelosi where Trump said I will own this. I will shut down the government. How much has that come to haunt him in a way, especially in terms of public perception of who's to blame for what's happened over the past thirty five days. Yeah. I mean, I think it was sort of determinative if you go back and take my favorite part of that tape is is look at Chuck Schumer. Top Senate democrat. He can barely contain his laughter because he knows he's got them. He's got him in that moment. And look I there's been a lot of Paul's at about who's to blame for the shutdown. There's not a single one that I've seen that says Democrats have the blame or the majority blame blame Trump and the Republicans, and that's that has given Pelosi and Schumer just enormous ability to maneuver, they know that they they sort of have the public against Trump on this kind of felt like they were on the side of the angels. I thought that when Pelosi said he couldn't deliver the state of the union that might have been a misstep on her part because he is the president. And he wants to give a speech, you should give a speech. But that's the thing even seemed to have changed the change the dynamic, and here we are just days later where Trump is capitulating. So they have had you know, public opinion on their side. And I do think the LaGuardia thing was was pretty seminal moment, but just the whole drumbeat people not getting paid foodbanks. We've been through the airport and watching those TSA people, you know, they're not getting paid. They're still doing their job. I think for a lot of Americans that was that was unpleasant. And they decided that Trump was the one that or the blame. But to quote, one of our former colleagues Hans Nichols. Who tweeted a ceasefire not a truce? I mean, this ain't over. No. But I agree with that. I I would say a couple of things about that. It seems like it'd be really hard to shut down the government again having just come through it. I know that this this only a three week deal and theoretically on February fifteenth the money runs out just like it ran out before. And you could you could happen again. I think at that point you might have a lot of a lot of lawmakers in the Republican side again saying look, Mr President, we can disease where we'll do this hard way. I don't think they want to go through this again. And and Secondly it again. I've said it about five times, there's no way there's no way to look at this except that Trump caved. I mean, Nancy Pelosi is Chuck Schumer knows the Democratic Party knows that. And so the idea that he comes back three weeks later playing a stronger hand and having a better chance to get the wall. There's no version of politics that I I'm familiar with are. That's true. Let's talk about you referenced Roger stone. So is that investigation getting to the president? Yeah. I mean, you know, we don't know where this is all going to lead. I think of it a little bit like concentric circles with Donald Trump in the middle and mother is alleging that stone lied and some of his testimony. So that's usually fairly easy to prove. But again, you now have a very direct link between
U.S. Will Send Migrants Back to Mexico as They Wait on Asylum Claims
"Pentagon members of congress and US allies around the world in his letter Mattis tells Trump's he is leaving quote because you have the right to have a secretary of defense whose views are better aligned with yours on these and other subjects AP Washington bureau chief Julie pace, what he is saying is that he disagrees with the president on all of these things on on our alliances on our relationship with NATO and on the role of Russia and China that in and of itself is hugely significant it signals that Mattis feels like he can no longer serve the president. Because they simply do not align on key issues. Mattis departure marked the end of Trump's my generals serving in the administration, Tennessee bound business jet crashed today into football field and Atlanta park killing all four people on board. I'm Tim Maguire. More news right after this. Crackling. Fires in silent nights for trees
Journalists critical of CNN suspension
"The White House Correspondents Association has accused the Trump administration of using security credentials as a tool to punish a reporter toward Gilman is the Washington bureau chief for the Dallas Morning News. And he's on the association's board. He spoke to my colleague, Alexandra Fisher, it's appalling. And it is disconcerting that the president. And really that anyone working with the president and think that it is okay to use access to lighthouse in punitive way. There's obviously been friction were probably the entire Trump administration the tween CNN, and particularly this correspondent, Jim Kosta and the president. But that's the nature of the press holiday six relationships. You know, we're not buddies. We are sometimes adversary will and sometimes near tough questions and uncomfortable questions and this. President President Trump doesn't like to be challenged. And you know, there are those people who think that CNN and in particular, Jim Macron's Knox as occasionally gone too far. In terms of decorum. But in terms of asking the questions that need to be asked and being persistent about that that's his job. And it is not okay. To those of us in certainly in journalism. And I think to most Americans who believe very strongly and free press in the first amendment to our constition, the to have this kind of punitive action taken against a recourse on if this an attack on press freedom, it is it is certainly not okay to have president and his administration blocking access to a television at work, really any journalist. Who's just ask me questions? And adversary press is part of our American democratic system, and we need proximity to politicians and government officials in order to uphold the the central function of providing check on our our. Our our system of government democratic systems of government ally on a free press and free press doesn't just mean that we like what we want and say what we want. It means it really hinges on us having the ability to ask questions, and I'm sorry. If the president doesn't like our questions, sometimes doesn't even like the tone of our questions sometimes, but he is not a king. And we don't answer to him where citizens, and we're part of an predict system and that should be respected. Yes. It is. Absolutely. An effort to undermine freedom of the press. And do you think they'll be ramifications for journalists? Well, it it certainly is a shot across the bow. I mean, this one particular journalist has been particular irritants to the president and to some of his senior staff, there's an old saying, I don't know if it was Stalin that sometimes you you shoot the pig to make the cows scared. And you know, maybe this. Is way of a of trying to silence other journalists and keep everybody else in line and and deter what they perceive to be overly aggressive questioning of the president. But really all they're doing is stirring up a whole lot of mistrust. And we're just trying to do our jobs. All we want to do is have a fair shot asking questions getting answers. And if you didn't want to answer the questions, you know, I've I've covered city hall. I've covered state government federal government and politicians at all levels. There's nothing that says they have to answer questions, but we get to ask them and when the White House and the federal government uses the secret service clearance process to block, the ability of a major television network. This is not some fringe crazy person. This is not someone who is waving anything other than legitimate journalistic questions at the president. That's a problem. And just finally Todd. Will there be any action taken by the associated person? Well, all we can do we have the thirty two razor voices and expose and raise questions and amplify concerns of our members. And that's all we can do. I mean, it is ultimately up to the president and his staff and the secret service to determine who has access to the White House complex. But there is a very very deep and long tradition in the United States of allowing reporters access unfettered within certain confines of but we don't get to roam around. But you know, it wasn't even until a few decades ago that you had to have particular pass people used to be able to walk in and out of the White House complex, and then obviously security everywhere got a little more tight, but to us security as a pretext for blocking access. I mean, this is not a security threat. This is an effort almost to employ the secret services of Pretoria and guard around the president and to use security clearance to protect the president from questions of one particular network and correspondent it's an egregious. Violation of the norms of how our system works with a with a free press, the Washington bureau chief for the Dallas Morning News told Gilman.
Trump responds to leak of off-the-record Canada comments in Bloomberg News interview
"I gave an interview yesterday to Bloomberg business, and I said, off the record, and I made a statement about Canada, which is fine because I love Canada, but they've taken advantage of our country for many years. They say, oh, Canada, we love Canada. I do too. I even love the national anthem. It's called very appropriately. Oh, Canada. That was President Donald Trump this afternoon, complaining that disparaging off the record comments that he made about the nation of Canada where reported this morning, contrary to what the president said. Bloomberg did not violate. It's off the record agreement about those comments instead and other outlet. The Toronto Star obtained the president's comments independently, and we're not bound by the same off the record agreement. The result of all of this is that those disparaging comments are now part of the public record. And because of that, we know that despite the president's claim that he loves Canada and it's national anthem Trump was prepared to concede absolutely nothing to Canada during the ongoing NAFTA negotiations. The president told Bloomberg that if Canada knew what is position was, it would be quote so insulting, they're not going to be able to make a deal. Well, those comments appear to have sullied the president's effort to renegotiate NAFTA according to the Toronto Star Canadian officials confronted Trump's negotiators with those comments at a meeting today and then talks broke down. On now, Canada and the US of officially missed the president's self imposed deadline to strike a deal that would bring Canada into the preliminary agreement that Trump made with Mexico negotiations between the two countries will continue into next week