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. and that's it for us. thanks for watching. "cnn newsroom" starts now. see you later tonight. ♪ welcome to our viewers in the united states and around the world. >> i'm john vause, live in los angeles where it is just 11:00 p.m. wednesday night. >> i'm hala gorani in manchester, new england. it is 7:00 thursday morning. more on breaking news coverage on attacks on monday. british police have arrested two more people they say in connection with the concert bombing. this brings the total number of people in custody to eight, though some have been released. investigators say they're
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working to shut down what could be possibly be a much wider terror network behind the attack. they raided locations and manchester wednesday carrying out controlled explosions in some cases, we believe to open up doorways and gain access. the 22-year-old suspect who blew him up monday night authority says probably did not act alone and that is worrying. he had just returned to the uk after spending three weeks in libya. now, the new york times has publish photos claiming to show the aftermath of the bombing and they appear to have been taken by british authorities first on the scene just after the attack. they show if you look what could be a detonator, a battery, shrapnel and fragments of a backpack in which the bomb was placed. a spokes woman for the greater manchester police would not comment on the photo and has warned that leaks of potential evidence could undermine the
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investigations. british authorities here not happy that this leak happened in the united states. meanwhile, the latest on the investigation itself. the brother of the suicide bomber was arrested in libya, accused of plotting a separate terrorist attack in tripoli. he says he and his brother were members of isis according to militia in that country. cnn's clarissa ward has our story. >> reporter: investigators say they do not believe the 22-year-old british bomber salman abedi who blew himself up outside this concert hall monday killing 22 acted alone. >> i think it is very clear that this is a network that we are investigating. >> reporter: abedi's brother was reportedly detain by a militia in libya which alleges he was plotting to launch his own terror attack in tripoli. the militia claims hashim abedi
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told them he and hi brother were part of isis. sources tell cnn salman abedi had been in syria for several weeseveral -- for several weeks in libya. police say he was known to both british and u.s. intelligence officials and investigators are now trying to piece together whether abedi met with isis oral qaeda operatives or received terror training while abroad. they also want the know who he was in contact with here in england. police continue to raid buildings across manchester. they say they have made arrests in connection with the bombing. in a frantic race to find anyone who may have helped abedi build his bomb or plot his attack. >> this extensive investigation is going on, and activity taking place across greater manchester
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as we speak. >> reporter: the prime minister has raised the terror threat to its highest level, critical, for the first time in a decade. police have increased security at major sites across the country including at buckingham palace and st. paul's cathedral and armed officers continue to patrol manchester. clarissa ward, cnn, manchester. >> well, we are watching visible patrols, certainly more military presence to guard these important landmarks. cnn's erin mclaughlin is at the hospital. nina is outside 10 downing street in london. we know british authorities are unhappy about photos leak by some united states sources. >> reporter: yeah. yesterday we saw home secretary say she was irritated at these leaks. you can probably imagine she is probably incan december enlt by now that we've seen the photos
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that the new york times published overnight appearing to show forensic photos from the police, showing potentially what looked like a detonator, nuts and bolts on the floor. so that kind of shrapnel that would have injured people and caused these devastating injuries in this dirty bomb and fragments of what looked like a backpack that may have been worn by salman abedi in this attack. we have had the police come uj out with a strongly worded statement overnight saying this has potential to undermine what is an important, live and fast-paced investigation. to give you an idea how fast paced it is, hanna, as you said in the introduction we've had two more arrests made over the last couple of hours or so. that means in total we have eight people under detention, all of the men -- some outside of the country, including in libya, including the brother of salman abedi. what is important to try to piece together the network of
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this individual is to share information with countries like the united states because they will be relying on their intelligence in places like libya as well. so if they can't protect this information, it is a huge issue for the british authorities. you can bet it will come up in conversation with donald trump meets with the british prime minister, theresa may, later on today on the sidelines of their key nato meeting. hanna. >> by the way, i want to get to erin right now with more on those people in the hospital, still very much going through a tough time, some even with still life threatening injuries. tell us more, erin. >> reporter: that's right, hala. we are hearing more about the victims killed in this horrific attack, sons, daughters, parents, a sister perished in that explosion, and it includes a young couple, 17-year-old chloe rugger forward and 19-year-old liam curry. their parents asking for the
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manchester police to tweet out a tribute. this is what their families want you to know about this young couple. they said on the night our daughter chloe died and our son liam died, their wings were ready but our hearts were not. they were perfect in every way for each other and were meant to be. they were beautiful inside and out, to ourselves and our families and they were inseparable. the statement goes on to say they lived to go to new places together and explore different cities. they wanted to be together forever, and now they are. just heartbreaking, two of the 22 lives lost in this attack. there's also, of course, the wound, some 64 individuals being treated across eight different hospitals in the manchester area including the one i'm standing in front of. 20 patients in critical care.
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hala. >> erin mclaughlin at one of the hospitals treating the wounded and nina de santos at 10 downing street. i want to give you background on the bomber. salman abedi was 22 years old, he was born here in manchester and of libyan descent. he spent a few weeks in libya before the attack and a family friend says his father, in fact, took him and his younger brother to libya because they were getting into trouble in england. this is according to a source in libya. now, that friend says salman's father took his son's passport's when they arrived and only gave them back, at least to salman because he thought his son was going to mecca for the smaller pilgrimage. salman abedi returned to england instead, and as we now know carried out the attack just three days later. [speaking foreign language].
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>> translator: at the beginning one of the girls was on the internet and saw on the news that salman is a suspect of the explosion in manchester. so i went on the internet and watched bbc world and started following the news. they said he was only a suspect and i kept waiting for news until morning. at 1:00 p.m. i saw the news that the suspect is salman abedi. i was not expecting this to happen and didn't know anything about this matter because he didn't say he was going to manchester and staying there. he said he was going to hombra and he got a special offer from manchester and he would go to hombra from there. >> reporter: all right. carlton king is a former scotland yard special branch and mi-6 officer and the author of an incredible story of a british agent. we are getting more sad news of confirmation of a death, this time a 14-year-old, alied mclloyd, the family of that
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young girl releasing that statement. >> yeah, i'm very sorry. >> once again, the target, the target obviously young people. let's talk a little bit about the fact that we think that sal man abedi and his brother and possibly a wider network in this country all plan this attack. what do you make of that? >> yeah, that's possible. as it stands now, obviously i'm no amonger a part of those organizations so i don't have the latest intelligence. that said, obviously i wouldn't give the latest intelligence to undermine the operation, but it could well be the case. the situation is quite simple in a sense, that what you have are angry individuals, some of them that feel in some way, shape or means they're not tied to the united kingdom but seek something else to belong to. his father, as we know, was already involved in such activities against the libyan state which is, if you will, a cover all for the gee hauledy movement as well. >> yeah, but you have a lot of opponents of the state not terrorists. >> very true. >> this is a big leap to me.
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>> what happens is some of the people most dead indicated to the process, which don't show themselves in the form of actual violent terrorism. but it is a move from that street activity sometimes, from other times of political activity into terrorism. now, obviously with the islamic perspective to that, that move is much easier into activity that makes violence more, let's say, possible because there is this action happening at the present time. >> i know intelligence agencies in the uk have done a great job in the last few years of avoiding and defusing some of these plots. however, in this case if it is as extensive as we think it might be, in other words we have two brothers, one in libya, one in the uk, possibly a bomb maker still in this country because that bomb was sophisticated, so they really missed this one, didn't they? >> this is why i started off as i answered. because what i'm trying to do is give you the width of the problem. there are a lot of people who feel themselves alienated from the state.
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some may be sympathizers, some may think what is happening in the middle east is wrong, what is happening over parts of the arab world is wrong, we don't like british foreign policy. not all of them, the vast majority don't have violent activity. however, if you involve yourselves in such things and don't communicate openly, it is difficult to find out who is involved and going that step further. you are looking at a lot of individuals who may be so orientated but who don't make the jump. who is going to make the jump and when do you stop looking at the individual? >> that's the million dollar question, isn't it? >> exactly. it is not a science, it is an art. you are trying to look at many, many people. it is a very complex operation, this, right from the beginning. so prior to the bomb going off or prior to the knife being pushed or prior to the van being driven into individuals, then you have to look at parts of the community that might involve themselves, but how do you do that? we have laws in this country that say that you can't observe people for no reason. we have a collection laws in
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terms of network intelligence that restricts activities, quite rightly because civil liberties are important. we have to know who to target to know who is doing what. >> it always will be the big question and the big challenge for authorities, who do we place under surveillance 24/7, we are talking 7, 10 individuals of the government to do that zbloo p. >> way more. >> carlton king, we appreciate your time and expertise. thanks for joining us. we will have more from manchester as i mentioned later this hour. back to you, john and isha in l.a. >> more from manchester shortly, but first, accused of attacking a reporter the night before the election. >> sick and tired of you guys. the last time you came here you
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republican candidate for congress in the state of montana has been charged with
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misdemeanor assault after allegedly attacking a reporter at campaign headquarters. >> greg gianforte is running for an open seat. this confrontation happened a day before voters head to the polls. according to jacob and witnesses it started with a question about the republican health care plan. there are no images but jacobs says says he has the audio and here it is. >> the cbo core, because you know you've been waiting to make your -- >> we will talk with it. >> speak with shane, please. i'm sick and tired of you guys. the last time you came here you did the same thick, get the -- out of here. get the -- out of here. >> jesus. >> yes, and you just broke my glasses. >> the last guy did the same thing. >> you just body slammed me and
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broke my glasses. >> get the -- out of here. >> i would also like to tell the police. can i get your guys' names. >> hey, you got to leave. >> in the past hour the newspaper rescinded its sport for him, saying his attack on the reporter was bizarre. a second paper pull edden dorsment. republican consultant john thomas are with us now. it is bizarre. dave, to you first, when you hear that, what goes through your mind? >> a couple of things. number one, last time i checked we weren't in a third world country. number two, this vicious attack i think under scores the fact this guy really ought to get out of the race. i mean this is not wrestle mania, for crying out loud. >> it is a little too late to get out of the race. you know, we have mere hours, and let's not forget most people think that over about 80% of the ballot also have already been
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cast. >> right. >> so you're looking at a small sliver of the electorate, and the latest polling i saw had him with almost a 14 point lead going to election day. my hunch is he still pulls it out. it would make for an awkward time being inaugurated with this hanging over his held. >> you talk about most of the votes being cast already, 7 in 10 have voted, let's very quickly read the full statement from billings gazette. while there are questions left unanswered by gop house hopeful altercation with guardian ben jacobs, investigations and records are shocking, disturbing and without precedent. that's why the billings gazette is doing something without precedent. we are rescinding our endorsement of him. >> we are seeing democrats running ads about this on facebook. >> as they should. >> sure, but john doesn't think it is a game changer but does it have an impact maybe not in montana but beyond? >> i think so. if you read the tea leaves, we
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had a win for democrats in new hampshire and new york, they were two flips from red to blue. you are seeing democrats pick up steam and momentum. this kansas, democrats came a lot closer. the john os awe race in georgia we almost clinched the 50% threshold to avoid a run off. we clearly have momentum and if this race is a nail biter and we come within striking of winning the seat it could be the beginning -- >> yeah, trump carried by 20 points. i don't know -- now it is to the detriment of democrats if for some reason the democrat wins, doesn't know how you pin it on trump. >> we will get to it in a moment. but we have a statement from gianforte's campaign. this came out pretty soon after the event. tonight as greg was giving a separate interview in a private office the guardian's ben jacobs entered the office without permission be, aggressively
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shoved a reporter in his familiar and began asking badgering questions. jacobs was asked to leave? as asked jacobs to lower the recorder he declined. he attempted to grab the phone. pushing them both to the ground. it is unfortunate this aggressive behavior from a liberal journalist created this scene at our campaign barbecue. john, the problem with this statement is there's no semblance to reality. this is not what happened, and as a campaign -- somebody that runs campaigns, you have the altercation, do you double down and blame the reporter. >> so there's the right thing to do, which would be of-and then there's the strategically best thing to do. they're taking the strategically best thing to do. what they're doing is denying and trying to muddy the waters for another 12 or 20 hours until people can't sort out the truth, hoping they squeak across the finish line and settle it after that. >> that's what republicans call
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at least in trump world -- love you, don -- alternative facts. >> thank you. >> enough said. >> both sides do. >> totally right, totally right. >> let's listen to ben jacobs himself. he spoke to msnbc chris hayes. listen to how he described the altercation. >> went up and asked him about it and should have said, you know, tried to -- you know, talk to my communications person. i just followed up and said, you know, you've been talking about this, just wanted to get your response and then he should have said no, i've had enough and next thing i know i'm being body slammed and he -- you know, is on top of me for a second, my glasses are broken. it is the strangest -- the strangest moment in my entire life reporting. >> dave, this was about a question. this was all over a question about health care, the republican health care plan and the score for the congressional budget office which show 23
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million people without coverage over 10 years. it says a lot about health care debate in this country? >> yes, this is 2.0, trump care 1.0 had a 17% approval rating. this could be emblematic that he has a grudge with the reporter. he exposed the $250,000 the republican had invested in russian index fund of which was sanction by the u.s. government. >> swap hats for a second. you told us how the man in the hot seat, greg gianforte, how you would handle it. if you are his challenger and you see the spin, how do you respond? >> well, i would let the news cycle do the talking. you don't want to lay it on too thick and look like you're seizing the moment. let's make it big news, it is either going to do the trick or not at this point. it is too late to roll anymore tv ads. the electorate is going to get it or they're not. what i would do is do a last run of like get out to vote. i would call my base if i were the democrats and say, we can do
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there, there's a last minute move, don't forget to vote. >> there's got to be a huge influx of money. >> going back to the president, to donald trump because you don't think he has any responsibility for this. >> no. >> but there is a school of thought out there he's the one that has gone out and called the media the enemy of the american people. he has vil field journalists, encouraged supporters to surround them and into them. there is an argument to make, dave, that perhaps you're the president, by attacking the media, creating the media as opposition party, you know, has set this up in some way. >> he set the tone. i mean this is a guy who incited violence across the country. so, yeah, i think he did sort of create this dynamic at play here. and i think this republican obviously is brushing this off as if it is not a big deal because that's what donald trump does. >> john. >> i don't think that's fair. i think both sides, particularly the extreme left, you know, threaten republican journalists and people like ann coulter and
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what not with violence. >> ann coulter is not a journalist. >> a commentator. i don't think it is fair to blame a rookie -- >> we will have the latest from manchester where there have been new raise and new arrests after the deadly bombing attack. >> plus a powerful message condemning what it calls the horrific atrocity. stay with us. what's going on? oh hey! ♪ that's it? yeah. ♪ everybody two seconds! ♪ "dear sebastian, after careful consideration of your application, it is with great pleasure that we offer our congratulations on your acceptance..." through the tuition assistance program,
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♪ welcome back to our continuing coverage of the manchester arena attack. i'm hala gorani. we're live in manchester this morning. well, there have been a flurry of police raise across the city. british authorities obviously are working against the clock to try to shut down what could be a much wider terrorist network they say is behind that concert bombing. police have just arrested two more people, bringing the total number of detainees to eight. it is not clear though how many of them are connected to the attack that left at least 22 people dead and dozens more
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wounded because there have been some individuals released over the last several days that had been arrested earlier on. but police say that the suicide bomber, salman abedi did not act along. former fbi agent bobbie shookone shows me from los angeles. i have to ask you about these image also leaked by u.s. intelligence sent by british intelligence of what appeared to be a detonator, a backpack and some sort of battery pack from the scene. what dow make of the fact that these pictures were leaked? >> you know, it is really infuriating to somebody like me who has been on these investigations and know the more stuff you can keep to yourself the further you can get down the road before people start scurrying and hiding things and things like that. so there's no excuse for these leaks. leaks seem to be an epidemic in this country right now, and i hope that there's some investigation into who leaked these and why and some penalty will be paid.
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>> right. what does it tell you though that authorities are now saying they believe this wasn't a lone wolf attack? not only that, but this probably spanned, you know, was a -- was a trans national plot that went from libya all the way to the uk, that potentially involved two brothers? we are talking about something a lot more serious here, aren't we? >> certainly much more coordinated. the seriousness of it, you know, think from the victimology and things you can't get much more serious than they did. but i think from a perspective of how widespread this might be and follow-on attacks, certainly that's much more serious and, you know, this is what we've seen in france and in belgium when you have the days that are just coming out after the initial attack, you get people rounded up and then you start getting an idea of the scope of the group and, you know, the scope of the attacks that might be planned. that's why you heard the prime minister say, you know, that the situation was imminent, there
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was an imminent threat to the country. this was after the first attack, so they don't use those words lightly. an imminent threat means that lives are hanging in the balance, and so law enforcement, military, the intelligence community, everybody drops what they're doing and paysttenti an >> also it was a sophisticated device. is there a bomb maker out there? bobbie chacon, thanks for joining us. we appreciate it. now, members of the manchester islamic center not far from salman abedi's home strongly condemn the attack and want to make clear these types of cowardly acts do not represent their faith. >> the horrific atrocity that occurred in manchester on monday night has shocked us all. it has, indeed, shocked us all. this act of cowardice has no place in our religion or any
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other religion for that matter. >> well, joining me now is the chief executive of a company provided expertise on counterterrorism and also the director of the center for muslim affairs here in the uk. thanks for being with us. >> thank you. >> we heard from the manchester islamic center, we have heard from many other muslims saying stop associating us with these types of acts. what has been your reaction over the last several days since we learned the identity of the bomber? >> i'm a mancunian and like all mancunian and as a muslim we are shocked and appalled by this act. you know, there's been a statement by isis that this person was one of their soldiers and he was fighting crusaders. i want to make it clear that no -- the person who committed this was no soldier. soldiers don't kill innocent
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young children and girls, and those girls were not crusaders. >> people watching around the world will say, well, here is a muslim community in manchester, why didn't someone notice something was going on, why didn't they tell? you know, these questions come up again and again after these times of attacks. we've heard condemnation from the muslim community, but how do you react when you hear sometimes veiled accusations that the muslim community should have somehow -- >> we have to be realistic about this. this has come out of the middle east, whether it is isis or libya, the violence and the terrorism is coming out of that region. the muslim community in manchester is not responsible for it, we didn't create it. the circumstances of its creation lies there and we have to recognize that the british government is at war with this group, and because their
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territory is diminishing they will retaliate and that's what they are doing. so, you know, we are helpless in a way because we didn't support the invasion of iraq, which has created, you know, this terrible thing that's going on in the middle east and we don't support what's -- the reaction to that. >> it is a much wider, much more complex set of reasons. >> much more complex, people are going back and forth to libya, here and there. >> let me bring you back -- sorry to jump in -- into this individual. we have seen it, we have covered terrorist attacks in france, in belgium, even in germany, that christmas market attack. very often the profile is the same, a young, locally born man, young, usually late seens, early 20s that somehow gets divorced from his community and becomes radicalized. what is the process there? it is so unthinkable, the act that this individual has committed.
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>> well, i think we have to realize that these people are connected to communities elsewhere in the world as well. >> through the internet, right? >> through the internet. if it's isis, we know that they are very sophisticated in their propaganda. isis consists of people who are ex iraqi military and they have a lot of sophisticated and they've recruited youngsters who were there, who speak the language, different languages, and then they go on recruiting on the internet. as someone who has seen that propaganda, it is very, very sophisticated. they find out what makes a young person tick, and whatever it is they start appealing to that. so if it's, you know, disenchantment with your condition in the country offering your jobs elsewhere or a better life, if it's, you
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know, disenchantment with foreign policy. >> they find out what makes an individual tick, they groom them. >> yes. and if it is theology they'll -- you know, they're brilliant at churning out theology. there's somebody there who is doing it all the time. >> although they're not usually big experts on it either. thank you for joining us. appreciate your time in manchester. >> you're welcome. >> we'll have more in manchester, but back to you. >> thank you, hala. we will take a short break. when we come back, the u.s. attorney general jeff sessions facing questions again after another failure to disclose contacts with russian officials, this time during his security clearance. >> plus, mr. trump meets with defense alliance he not so long ago called obsolete. what to expect from the nato meetings, that's next. ♪
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more than 2.5 million people are employed by the u.s. federal government and most are required to fill out this, force sf-86, an application for security clearance. it is a monster.
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127 pages long. right there on page 1, paragraph 3, it says very clearly, it is imperative that the information provided be true and accurate to the best of your knowledge. that brings us to page 60, th part which deals with foreign contacts. it asks, do you have or have you had close and/or continuing contact with a foreign national within the last seven years. and then you have a space here to list all of those contacts. here is the problem now though for the u.s. attorney general jeff sessions. according to the justice department sessions failed to disclose meetings he had with officials from russia and other countries on his application for security clearance last year. in particular, he made no mention of meeting the russian ambassador, he would go on to fail to disclose that information during his senate confirmation hearing in january. >> if there is any evidence that any one affiliated with the trump campaign communicated with the russian government in the course of this campaign, what
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will you do? >> senator frank en, i'm not aware of any of those activities. i have been called a surrogate at a time or two in that campaign and i did not have communications with the russians. >> cnn's paul keller joins us from new york. good to see you. >> nice to be with you, john. >> looking on its own, if nothing else was going on, no other investigations, no allegation also of the russian allegations, how serious is an omission like this on a security clearance application form in and of itself? >> well, for an ordinary human being working for the federal government i think it would be a very serious matter if there had been many contacts with a foreign government that were not disclosed. but we're not, of course, dealing with an ordinary human being here. we are dealing with a united states senator soon to become the next attorney general of the united states. so they're going to cut him a lot more slack on this than they
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would an ordinary person, but it is a criminal offense to fail to answer that form accurately, and a somewhat serious criminal offense. you can go to prison for it. >> okay. so let's look at the bigger picture now because there is the context here, the ongoing investigation of possible collusion between russia and the trump campaign. jeff sessions played a major role in the trump campaign. so does that change the dynamic here in any way? what does it say? >> it should change the dynamic because senator sessions had very serious explaining to do when he failed to disclose his meeting with the russian ambassador in that clip that we just showed. and now in filling out this very important security clearance form he fails to mention numerous contacts with foreign governments. you know, i think he has some very serious explaining to do about how this omission could take place. i mean i guess he's going to say i don't remember. i didn't remember, or i thought that because most of those meetings had to do with my role
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as a united states senator i didn't have to list them. but if you look at the form it doesn't say, oh, by the way, if you are a senator you don't have to answer all of these questions. the same questions are posed. the final question though is, would he be prosecuted for this in the way a normal human being would. well, that's a harder road to go because it is the justice department that makes the decision to prosecute and you would have to have a special prosecutor, a new special prosecutor to come in to look into the case to see whether it is worthy of prosecution. and even if he were prosecuted president trump could pardon him. so i suspect in the end nothing is going to come of this other than some more embarrassment for the trump administration. >> what you mentioned just brufl about essentially this excuse that as a u.s. senator he was exempt from listing these meetings with ambassadors. that's what the justice department is saying that they were told by the fbi, that he
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didn't have to do it because it was some official capacity there. there's no leal exemption for that, as you point out, but if you look at the overall behavior here of jeff sessions, there does seem to be a pattern of behavior which a lot of people are pointing to now. >> yes. of course, he's going to say even though it is not listed on the form, the custom and practice in congress has been if we were meeting with these officials in our official capacity as senator we don't -- we didn't have to list it, and there have been other senators who have said, well, if he was at a conference or a convention of some kind with other senators and these meetings occurred, they wouldn't have to be listed then. but from what i have heard, the meetings that he did not list were not convention meetings. they were sort of maybe one-on-one contacts that he had or small group contacts that he had with foreign officials through the years that clearly should have been listed on the form. it certainly looks very, very bad, but, you know, how it will pan out in the end you would
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have to prove that these were intentional omissions in order to prove a crime and, as i said, you would probably need a special prosecutor appointed and that would have to be done with the approval of congress and the president. so -- around you have a republican congress in place. he's a republican. so i don't know. in the end i think it is going to be extremely bad politics for the trump administration, but sessions probably will survive this scandal. >> okay. paul, as always, good to speak with you. thanks for visiting with us. >> good talking to you, john. donald trump is in brussels. the belgium royals welcomed the u.s. president and the first lady at the royal palace shortly after their arrival on wednesday. official business will be started in about an hour and a half. mr. trump will meet with leaders before sitting down with nato summit. one of the biggest issues is combatting terrorism and mr.
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truck is acknowledging the challenge he and his allies are facing. >> number one right now is terrorism, and we are fighting very hard, doing very well under our generals and making tremendous progress. but when you see something like happened two days ago, you realize how important it is to win this fight, and we will win this fight. >> well, phil black joins us live from brussels. phil, given the critical comments of nato made by candidate trump on the campaign trail, is the expectation this will be a confrontational meeting between donald trump and other nato leaders? >> well, i should note that not every leader would agree with his criticism of nato, but there's a -- the united states is the
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donald trump a more traditional policy and line on nato. this that a very firm backing of the alliance and more on that a very firm backing of what the alliance is built on, an idea that an attack on one is an attack on all. because here in europe it is widely believed that commitment and deterrent effect is what stops wars in the first place. >> phil, appreciate it. thank you. time for a quick break now. next on cnn "newsroom" arb where moment of silence and then some moments of joy.
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manchester bombing investigation. police have arrest said two more men in connection with that terrorist attack. and that brings the total number of people in custody to eight. now, a woman who was detained on wednesday has since been released without charge. amid the sorrow in manchester. there is a bright spot for a city that is passionate, and i mean passionate about its sports. the city's most famous football club has won the europa lead final. the timing of the match far from ideal obviously, and it went ahead and did so in a respectful manner in stockholm. the club and their fans determined not to let it derail their hopes. they did a moment of silence before kick off.
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well, after that manu made quick work of their opponents. back in manchester fans desperate for a release. and believe me, i heard it, it went just a bit wild. now, obviously this city is still coming to terms with what happened on monday. and for a list of ways you can help those affected by the attacks go to slash impact. and you can also help with the investigation by up loading photos or videos of the scene for the manchester police at slash impact. we'll be right back. david. what's going on? oh hey! ♪ that's it? yeah. ♪ everybody two seconds! ♪ "dear sebastian, after careful consideration of your application, it is with great pleasure that we offer our congratulations
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