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dogtags and a onesie that reads my daddy's my hero. heartbreaking and makes your heart soar at the same time with the support she has. >> my daddy is my hero. thanks to the men and women who serve this country and spouses in particular. >> thanks for joining us. i'm christine romans. >> i'm dave briggs. "new day" starts now. have a wonderful weekend. these are people being prosecuted for the same kind of crimes the trump circle is facing. >> he has to issue pardons. >> he is clearly sending a message to the people wrapped up in the mueller investigation. the president actually pressured jeff session s multie times. >> sessions has done an excellent job. >> interviewed james comey about andrew mccabe. >> it puts him in a great deal of trouble.
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puerto rico still struggling to recover as hurricane season gets under way. >> no quality of life still eight months after maria. >> if we face another event like this, we will be better prepared. >> this is "new day" with alisyn camerota and john berman. >> welcome to the viewers in the united states and around worthe world. this is what people in new york are waking up to today. one of the president's favorite papers "the apprentice." >> who will be next? >> who will be next? great question. meatloaf, this is your day. great morning to be celebrity supporter of the president who may have committed a federal crime. even better if you were prosecuted by someone who doesn't like. best if you were a contestant on "the apprentice." questions how the president chose to use the power of the
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pardon and bigger questions of why. he granted a full pardon to dinesh d'souza who pleaded guilty, by the way. why? the president said martha stewart could be next. why? is this about settling old scores or signaling something about future scores? especially in the russia investigation. on that front, sources tell cnn the president pressured jeff sessions on multiple occasions to reverse his decision to recuse himself multiple times. former white house strategist steve bannon says he is wrong where sessions is concerned. and the top spy from north korea heads to washington. he will hand deliver a letter from kim jong-un to the president at the white house. oh, to be a fly on the wall that could read for that letter. this comes after secretary of state mike pompeo reports good progress in the talks with both sides. ahead and a potential summit days away.
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and president trump campaigned on china going after trade, but slapping more tariffs on u.s. allies than china. why is he doing that and what is the impact on american jobs? let's start with kaitlan collins live at the white house. kaitlan. >> reporter: alisyn and john? the president is in a forgiving mood. all of the people he is considering pardoning were all treated uai by the united states justice system and raises the question if the president sees a little bit of himself in them. president trump on a pardoning spree. hinting martha stewart and commute the sentence of disgraced former illinois governor rod blagojevich. the president defending the two former apprentice contestants and insisting they were treated unfairly. >> i still like martha. >> reporter: in 2004, stewart
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convicted of obstruction of justice after a probe of insider trading. >> governor, you have a hell of a lot of guts. >> reporter: in 2011, blagojevich was convicted of 17 public corruption charges, including trying to sell the obama senate seat. this coming hours after the fifth pardon for the author and filmmaker d'souza who pleaded guilty to campaign finance violations in a strong donor scheme, once again bypassing to fast track his pardon, arguing that d'souza was treated unfairly by the government despite d'souza acknowledging that what he did was wrong. he claimed he was targeted because he made inflammatory remarks about president obama. >> my case is quite clearly a political hit. >> but all three cases tied in
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some way to the president's critics. stewart's case was prosecuted by former u.s. attorney and fired fbi director james comey, whose close friend patrick fitzgerald prosecuted blagojevich. and the valerie plame case resulted in pardoned scooter libby. blagojevich's wife drawing conclusions between the russia investigation and her husband. >> it is just a much larger scale. they were emboldened. they took down a governor. now they have their sights much higher. >> reporter: critics arguing the high-profile pardons could be a signal to the president's allies under federal investigation, like his personal attorney michael cohen and former campaign chairman paul manafort who has pleaded not guilty to multiple charges.
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the ranking democrat mark warner tweeting the possibility that he may also be sending a message to witnesses in a criminal investigation into his campaign is extremely dangerous. the white house denying the pardon is any kind of signal. >> each of the president's actions on pardons or on other things should be judged looking at the facts and the circumstances surrounding the case. the president felt it was merited. >> reporter: john and alisyn, these are off announced unexpectedly by the president, usually to the surprise of both the people being pardoned and the president's own staff. so stay tuned for any more announcements today coming from the president. in the meantime, the president is waiting on the north korean kim jong-un's right-hand man to come to the white house today. he will be bringing a letter with him from the north korean dictator. we could find out later today whether or not that summit in singapore is going to be
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officially back on. >> okay. please bring us any breaking news as soon as you have it from the white house. let's bring in john avlon and david gregory. great to see you guys. >> meatloaf and gary busey. >> what are we pardoning meatloaf for? people are saying, huh, i wonder if he is trying to send a message. it is a billboard. he is saying if you are loyal to me and have my back, i will pardon you. you don't have to worry about the consequences. is there any other connection between martha stewart and dinesh d'souza. >> if you look at what these people have been charged with, it is resonant to some of the problems the president and his larger party may be facing. obstruction of justice, perjury, lying to federal officials, corruption, fraud, extortion, campaign finance violations. i mean, this is the kitchen sink
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to redefine the new normal. this is criminalization of politics, people. >> it is also trolling the justice department. there is all the selective prosecution that the justice department for years has been kind of running amok. to me that's at one level more surprising. it is the message to people who could be testifying against him. it's making a point about these charges. it is saying the justice department, the fbi doesn't do his job right. it is incredibly destructive. >> the roster, cast of players is incredible. either celebrities or supporting him in different ways. and the people who put him in jail are like h arch nemesis. james comey put martha stewart in jail. and patrick fitzgerald. he is settling old scores. >> i would be a bit surprise if he had that degree of depth of insight into the chess board,
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who put them away. but it is an added attractive quality. >> he's not sitting down and saying how can we pardon, who can we pardon. these are being brought to him by his counsel's office, who are petitioning him. mostly they are petitioning the white house counsel. that's how this works. he could be saying let's look for people who fit a pattern. that much he knows. and these are people who are scrubbing and lob kwrg for him. >> these are people he knows too. previous presidents wait on two years to start going on pardons. this is a pardon palooza. i remember you from my reality tv show past. that means i care about you more and i will give you a pardon. >> but he is not going through the office, inside the justice department. this is not being used. we have a number near. 2,108 pardon requests pending.
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8,833 commutation requests. instead, he is hand-picking the people he watches on tv. >> there are people just like who -- scooter lib y. outside counsel, lawyers in washington either directly making the case to him or going through white house counsel. because he obviously is satisfying a pattern here. there is a process they're looking through. there is a pattern where he wants to send a message. either on policy but this is incredibly personal. it seems amazingly tailored to his current circumstance. >> let's dive into one of them for illustration. dinesh d'souza. he's a conservative author and
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filmmaker, violated federal campaign finance laws, used straw donors to contribute. he was sentenced to five years probation and $30,000 fine. let's just refind people of some of the other things he d. you can see it at large on his twitter account. this is what he said about obama. you can take the boy out of the ghetto. show his stuff while america cowers in embarrassment. he's a gem. >> good times. >> this is what he said in 2010 about the president's father. this philandering, in tphaoeb kwraeuted afternoon an socialist is now setting the nation's agenda through the rein carnation of his dreams in his son. >> such a nice guy. >> wow. >> so he doesn't like philandering. >> oh, wait. hold on now.
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hypocrisy watch when everybody gets on his high horse, d'souza included. he really has just been a twitter troll for a long period of time, appealing to all the worst instincts and conspiracy theories. the fact that this gets legitimized by the president sends a message to the base. >> it is interesting. those offensive tweets that are not really relevant -- >> those aren't illegal. >> he will come up whether it's on judges or israel, he has ways to stay right with the conservative base in a number of ways that are often surprising. >> three things. number one, the coincidence on of him pardoning d'souza in a
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day where race is so much in the spotlight. so much of what he said -- >> by the way i omitted the parkland student is. worst news. their parents told them to get summer jobs. >> i think that may be the only thing he ever apologized for. i think sometimes the president may do these pardons because he can. i have camp david and i can pardon people. i'm going to use both this weekend. and i think he likes that. >> i actually new the deadly serious part about this is he doesn't take the presidency seriously. he doesn't really think about the long term implications of this, nor does he see the office as bigger than him. that's been a criticism i have had throughout. >> i do think, again, where we are right now, perhaps the most important issue is the message it sends to people who may be touched by the investigation,
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the fuller investigation right now. if you are paul manafort, michael cohen, possibly campaign finance violations pending, what are you supposed to think of this? this? >> get out of jail free for
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gregory. david, this gets to one of the things we knew. the president was really upset that jeff sessions recused himself. the idea that he went back to him many, many times. >> as remarkable as that and what he has said publicly, the president has said publicly, you know, president obama had a loyalist as his attorney general, and i ought to get the same. and that's really what he wanted out of sessions. he wanted somebody who would lead this investigation or make it go away, who would handle it in a way a loyalist was. from the start, zero idea that the justice department ought to have some independence from the executive branch or that jeff sessions ought to do the right thing. we have been batting this around the past few days. i think it is a fair frustration for the president to say, look, you knew this was all building out here. if you were going to take yourself out of the game, we maybe shouldn't have that discussion. >> does the timeline work? >> i'm not sure it does.
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remember, you only get special counsel after he fires jim comey. so i don't know how you have that conversation. so what is so painfully clear, jeff sessions, as an ultimate trump loyalist, doing the right thing, having integrity, as his fbi director does. it makes so stark what the president is doing. >> it is disqualifying. remember, jeff sessions is the first and basically for a long time only senator to back the trump administration. >> definition of loyalist. >> yes. >> yet he has been haranged and bullied because he hasn't put personal loyalty ahead. >> i keep coming back to this point. i think we're in real trouble in a bigger sense when in our political fights and how divided we are that we can't agree on the basic foundations of an investigation like investigating, you know, what russia did. the president wants to turn it
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into some kind of conspiracy. and that political supporters have jumped to say everything is rotten in the justice department. we remember the valerie plame investigation. the bush white house was so angry, thought incident was so unfair. never did you see this kind of innuendo. they took it because they respected the process. that lack of respect does hurt the justice department. >> it under mines our institutions. but also this new news that it is multiple times to unrecuse himself multiple times. that is not a good fact pattern for the president. >> it is also interesting that we have had many people, republicans included, who think of course jeff sessions had to recuse himself. and it was particularly interesting, steve bannon. the president's chief strategist, the president's brain, whafrl he was called back when he was e in the white
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house, agrees. listen to this sitdown he had with fareed zakaria. >> donald trump says he wishes he had picked another attorney general. is donald trump right? >> i think the president is wrong. i think the president has been wrong from the beginning about -- if i can respectfully disagree with the president of the united states. i think the whole concept of recusal is not even an issue. i think that rudy guiliani, a chris christie, or jeff sessions, anybody associated with the campaign could have had to recuse themselves before the committee even voted them out to go to e floor for a vote. so i think the recusal is an issue -- yes, an issue that was dealt with and had to be dealt with. whether you picked rudy or christie. rudy was always the first pick. jeff sessions and rudy all for secretary of state. so even rudy knew at the time there was going to be this recusal.
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i think the president is wrong. if you look at what jeff sessions has done on immigration, on migration, all the key, of the justice department, i think sessions has personally done an excellent job. >> that's why he is still there. when people say why doesn't the president fire him, it's because of those policies. >> i think the reason the president didn't fire him is because his lawyers won't let him. after being repeatedly humiliated. >> and if he resigns, trump gets to reappoint. if he's fired, then you have the fact of rosenstein becoming the attorney general and the senate not confirming the replacement. so there is a bit of double jeopardy. sessions hasn't only been personally loyal, he has been an implementer of his policies. very conservative policies. >> but he is also saying that it was easy to anticipate that he would have to recuse himself.
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>> yes. >> and others who were in line for that job would have had to do the same. we should underline, comey still isn't fired at this point. >> no. that's the point i find fascinating. steve bannon is a pretty interesting witness for the special counsel investigation. it's clear that he was uncomfortable at many points during those months that he was actually part of the administration. >> i actually think this. i don't know that it deserves a ton of credit for this amount of restraint. i think the president will will not fire sessions or rosenstein. i think he fired comey because he thought he had a basis to do it, which rosenstein provided in the memo. but he thought that there was a kind of way to do that because of the hillary clinton investigation. but he may chirp from the sidelines here, but he knows that would be a horrible thing to do. >> to your point, bannon warned
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him against it. that is sort of the original sin in much of this. i'm not sure i buy christie or rudy would have had the same recusal. but bannon and zakaria is something i would watch all night. >> there are other things. steve bannon does say the president should fire rod rosenstein, like now, today. >> it gets curiouser and curiouser. and it has a cascading effect, as you point out. >> that has been the overriding private impulse of the president. because that, you know, in some ways, is a cleaner way of making things go away than sessions. >> but i don't think he wants to do that at this point. what he is doing is trashing the investigation. >> yes. >> so it's garbage in, garbage out. he can play himself the victim, using this as a tool on the
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campaign trail. i think now he is kind of welcoming the rest of what's going to come. >> i wouldn't say welcomeng. >> but he wants to use it. >> he doesn't want to go full nixon. he wants to play the victim, which is a really absurd thing for the president of the united states. >> meatloaf, gary busey. thank you very much for being with us this morning. great to have you here. watch the full interview tonight at 9:00 eastern. it is fascinating. only here on krb. the trump administration imposing steep tariffs on metals imported from america's allies, canada, mexico, and the european union. they now vow to retaliate. is a trade war brewing? welcome to holiday inn! thank you! ♪ ♪ wait, i have something for you! every stay is a special stay at holiday inn.
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you take issue with what the president did. i want to start with something you just wrote moments ago. you said it echoes the outrageous embrace of the good kk can k/nazi marchers and murderers of charlottesville. >> when he tried to say there are good people on both sides, including the nazis, he was sending a white racist dog whistle. these pardons very much do the same thing. dinesh d'souza is one of the birther conspiracy guys who tweeted terribly racist guys. the first pardoned guy, joe arpaio, was involved in racially targeting certain immigrants and violated the court order that told him to stop.
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even jack johnson, the one guy who probably deserved the pardon was convicted of violating a sex trafficking law. there are three levels on which they are sending scary signals. one, as your earlier people on the show indicated, they are sending signals to potential witnesses. they are part of an obstruction of justice cover up. two, they are sending signals against squall justice under law. basic norms of equality. he is pardoning the rich, the famous. and, three, probably the most serious problem, is that he is sending signals that you don't even have to obey the courts. you can be held in contempt to violate a court order the way joe arpaio did and you are home free if you are a fan of donald trump. >> let's try to understand each of those three things and start with what the constitution says about the power to pardon.
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article ii, section ii. the president shall have power to grant repraoefs and pardoning for offenses against the united states, except in cases of impeachment. >> every power of the president is limited by the impeachment clause. it says if you commit treason, bribery or other high crimes of misdemeanors, you are to be removed from office after you're convicted by the senate. there is a clear signal that no presidential power is totally absolute. if, for example, the president accepts bribes in order to pardon his buddies, his friends, that is a high crime and misdemeanor. if the president uses pardons to cover up his own crimes by dangling a get out of jail free card to people who might otherwise be witnesses against
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him, that's part of obstruction of justice, the key article of impeachment against nixon. >> in this case, how does that work? this is some kind of prophylactic obstruction of justice signaling i might pardon you somewhere down the line if you don't testify? >> exactly. when he pardons these people, roger stone said he read the pardons this way and said he felt comfortable by these pardons. people like stone, manafort and others have maude it very clear that from their perspective when the president chose by flexing the pardon muscle that he can have your back if you have his, they get it. these people are not stupid. >> until he actually pardons them, i don't know how you would ever prove it legally speaking. >> it's part of a pattern. i'm not saying the evidence is all there yet. that's why i'm not on the team
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that says impeach now. a major part of the book called "to end the presidency, the power of impeachment", we shouldn't jump to impeach prematurely. what with he need is a thorough investigation of the russian involvement in the election of trump and of the way he is trying to cover up evidence of that involvement. so i'm not saying any one of these things is a reason to get rid of the guy. i'm saying they are part of a very disturbing pattern. >> let me read you a little bit of the back and forth, really just the forth as the case may be, between d'souza and the u.s. attorney who prosecuted him. this is what he wrote. karma is a pitch. he got fired and i got pardoned.
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what do you make of that? >> especially since he made that argument that he was being targeted as an indian american in court. and the judge said there's nothing to it. there is more hap than cattle there. he pledguilty. he was fairly tried. he was given a light sentence, a day a week of community service for five years of probation. it's a great example of someone who had no reason to believe pardoned other than that he was on team trump. and that he is part of a broad conspiracy theory. so trump is signaling his base. he is signaling potential witnesses against him. and he is telling all of us, if we just listen, he doesn't think the rule of law is all it's cracked up to be. this is a tyrant wanna-be.
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>> thank you for being with us. as a new hurricane season begins today, puerto rico is still reeling from maria. that was nearly nine months ago. and new reports find the actual death toll is much bigger than what the government has told us. to puerto rico's governor will join us live, next. its multi-cloud complexity creating friction... and slowing innovation. with software-defined solutions, like hpe oneview, you can tame the it monster. hewlett packard enterprise. less complexity. more visibility. only remfresh usesody's ion-powered melatonin to deliver up to 7 hours of sleep support. number one sleep doctor recommended remfresh-your nightly sleep companion. available in the natural sleep section at walmart.
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anxious. i would say are you ready? one woman was physically shaking. i called and talked to seven different mayors from across this island. one of them told me he was as prepared as he could be. the rest said they were not prepared at all. all agreed this is an island that is still recovering. this looks like progress. it's actually a sign of desperation in one of the areas hit hardest by hurricane maria in praoepl, utuado. he said they are preparing the power themselves because they are almost nine months without power and they feel abandoned. he has no experience doing this. working with live wires. something he learned in one day from a retired power worker. using any materials they can find, their risky mission has
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turned the lights back on for more than a dozen. the home of samuel vazquez is next. >> i feel bad. you can't get no power. you can't get no light. >> reporter: roads washed out. emergency plans are still being worked out. the mayor says his municipality caot take another storm. so how frustrating is that as the leader of 30,000 people? >> it is difficult. you see the frustration. >> he said he doesn't have the basic resources or the money to respond to a natural disaster. eight months after maria, parts of the island are still dealing with what fema calls. longest power outage in modern and u.s. history. more than 10,000 customers are still in the dark. can this power grid, can it sustain itself if another hurricane were to come? >> the most honest thing to say about our grid is that it's weak
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or fragile. >> reporter: walt higgins is the new ceo for the puerto rico power authority. it was never built to handle cat 4 or 5 hurricanes. just weeks ago, an island-wide blackout was caused by a fallen tree. higgins promises most of those without power, not all, will have it restored in a matter of weeks. what he cannot say is what will happen if another storm plunges the island into darkness. >> my straight answer is we were readier this year than last year. >> reporter: and people on the island will be counting on it for their very lives. a harvard study shows a lack of power after maria is partly to blame for 4,600 deaths, far more than the official death toll of 64. will this be enough? you kn >> you know, yes. >> reporter: for fema, it is showing off this warehouse full of disaster relief supplies.
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compared to maria preparations to have seven times more water and meals, six times more generators, eight times more tarps, all on the island before the next hurricane. the agency admits it's learned some is lessons. will fema be ready for a faster response? >> absolutely. there's no doubt. no doubt. >> reporter: but for those in utuado, taking matters into their own hands, a sign of recovery is a victory. >> you got a little emotional about it. >> oh, yeah. you know how long i didn't see any light in my house? nine months. nine months. >> reporter: and now another hurricane could be around the corner for the next season? >> yes. i guess i have to do it again -- by hand again for the people. >> reporter: the hope here is that power returns before the next storm.
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>> all right. joining us now is puerto rico's governor, ricardo row seo. leyla lays it out in stark terms. the numbers are staggering. let's start with the discrepancies about the death toll. okay. as you know, the harvard study that came out this week is staggering. 4,645 people they say were killed. the official number is 64. how can the official tally be so different? >> well, good morning, and thank you again for the opportunity. the reason is that we used a very limited protocol once the storm came about, designed by the cdc. ever since last year, i kept saying the numbers are going to be higher. we need to visit and study this scientifically to arrive not only at the numbers but also at how we can prevent another
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catastrophe like this happening in the future of another storm or earthquake. >> of course. >> that is the reason why there is such a big discrepancy. of course there's a study i'm going with george washington as well to zone in on those numbers as well. >> as of this morning, we just checked, the official number on your website is still 64. if you know that to be wrong, why is that still the government number? >> because the way it's taken care of when it got to 64, it was those reledo the storm immediately after the storm. once weeazed that was a faulty protocol, we called upon the institute at george washington for them to revise it and do it properly and scientifically. so it has taken time, no doubt about it. >> but the number is still on your website. i'm sorry to interrupt. you're saying the official death
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toll on your website is not accurate? >> well, we never expected that it was accurate. that's why we always said it was going to be higher and that we gave the task to george washington university so they can study it and they could arrive at a number. not only at a number. listen, right now we are building puerto rico. we are making sure we learn from our mistakes. that's part of my job as governor and scientist. and make sure if another storm comes over here, we're prepared for it and we can respond on the health care front much better and it can be a model for the united states as well. there is no doubt this has been the biggest catastrophe in the modern history of the united states. we want to learn from it and respond adequately from it. if we failed in certain areas, we want to make sure we know where they are so it's not repeated again. >> i'm not trying to pour salt into the wound, but hurricane season starts today. and it does sound like you
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failed. you don't know how to calculate the accurate number of the death toll. the death toll, if it is what harvard said. i know you're waiting for the george washington study yet. it's not ready yet. hurricane season starts now. that number is roughly the same as the number of fatalities on 9/11 and katrina combined. how can you say you're ready today for what is about to befall you this season? >> ma'am, we don't control the weather patterns. we don't control the hurricane season. we have been working as hard as humanly possible. we have been working for the is the scientific mechanism so it is not just accountability but responding appropriately. i saw you were talking about the energy grid. unfortunately it is a true fact that if another hurricane comes to puerto rico, even though we have lifted the energy grid, it takes time to modernize the energy grid. i am passing a bill so we can
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transform the grid, make it more modern, resilient. but what we are doing right now come this hurricane season is trying to mitigate the impact of another storm. our path forward will be toward the future so we can build stronger and better than before. but there is a reality. and i can stand here and say that everything is ready, that everything is looking peachy or i can talk to you about the reality, that we have been working hard for the past couple of months to evaluate all the protocols to make sure we are more resilient this time around but recognizing that there are still limitations. >> yeah. >> this, again, make no mistake about it. this is the biggest devastation in the modern history of the united states. >> i get it. >> it has been mired with bureaucracy all over. and that has taken time. one thing is for sure, we are committed to rebuilding puerto rico stronger than before. >> one more question about the bureaucracy. one thing the harvard study found, the government of puerto
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rico stopped sharing mortality data with the public in december 2017 out of request of this data was also denied. do you feel people in your cabinet who have been stonewalling in terms of getting the accurate numbers out? yesterday i said if that were the case, there will be hell to pay. we are also accountable to an order of law, law and order system. there is a law that prevents us for giving out certain confidential information about folks. so within that limitation, we have been giving information, making sense of it. we are working with all stakeholders to make sure we make sense of all the data.
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the truth is, whether it's one life, 500, 1,000 or 10,000, it is important for me. they are all important lives. what i want to make sure is from this one we get clarity, closure. then going towards the future we are much more resilient and that everybody, not only puerto rico but everywhere in the united states, we can be more prepared, better prepared for devastations of these magnitudes that are not going to stop but probably increasing. >> governor rosello, thank you very much. please come back to us when you have your official updated number. thank you so much for being on "new day". john? president trump flexing powers, hinting two former the select apprentice stars could be next.
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