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the bahamas would be forever changed by it. >> i have been in that harbor several times. you can't everyone recognize it rite now. we'll see what happens when the water backs out. it is good to hear the united states has been responsive and on it and helping from before the storm. the prime minister couldn't ask for anything more. >> i think that's great. i hope we can continue to do that. i don't want to pat ourselves on the back too soon. there's a lot of help needed there. you saw the people doing the rescuing earlier. many of them most of them were civilians going out on jet skis in their boats. >> they haven't been able to get there yet. the prime minister said the u.s. coast guard has been instrumental in doing assessment. we have american veterans on the ground. jake wood friend of ours here at cnn he has his organization there. we'll see a lot more and credit where credit is due. a long way to go. >> but you know the u.s. not out
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of the woods. >> not at all. we're dealing with what we know already. unknown is scary. we'll be telling this story certainly for the rest of the week. >> i'll be telling stories on the show and talking to people there. see you. welcome back. it's good to have you back. this is "cnn tonight." here's our breaking news. we were talking about it. dorian. beginning to move out of the bahamas tonight. and paralleling the east coast of the florida. the storm expected to pick up speed. watches and warnings in effect from florida to north carolina. fears there could be four to seven feet of life threatening storm surge in the carolinas. including charleston. that could happen by the end of the week. south carolina emergency management division warning anybody in evacuation zones tonight to leave. leave immediately. the president is tweeting that he'll sign an emergency declaration for north carolina. tonight. dorian growing in size as it is being felt in florida, where
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it's expected to get dangerously close tonight. with very very heavy rain. and potential for flooding. i want you to look at this. this is the outer band menacing the beach in florida. earlier today. look at that picture. this time lapse video that we're about to show. created by satellite imagery showing the storm from friday until today. look at that. we're beginning to understand the terrible toll of dorian in the bahamas. where it is a strongest storm ever to make land fall. this is a graphic demonstration of the power of the hurricane. on the great abaco island. destruction as far as the eye can see. those are the pictures we were talking about. you'll see more coming out of the bahamas. that is just unbelievable. homes, businesses, absolutely flattened. the red cross says 13,000 homes
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have been destroyed. or damaged. in the bahamas. the human cost is stunning. prime minister saying tonight that at least 7 people have been killed. fears that the toll will go much higher than it is now. residents of free port telling stories that are heartbreaking. one man said his wife drowned right in front of him. in their flooded kitchen. he hopes to recover her body. i want you to look at what happened as cnn talked to private citizens using boats and jet skis to rescue neighbors. >> these people are going out and pulling people from houses and on top of houses and saving lives. there's a baby here. covering up and protecting. >> one of those rescuers talked about finding his own brother being unable to find his brothers wife. >> we found my brother.
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clinging onto a tree. we are unable to locate his wife. we hope she's okay. the rescue goes on. >> there are more stories of survival in this ferocious storm. earlier free port resident who sheltered in his office with his brothers. a friend and five dogs. said this. >> we were expecting something a lot -- that was not what we're getting. sorry i'm trying to find words here. i'm about to break down. it's truly just -- there's no words. it's hard to describe what's going on. we have been through hurricanes. we moved here in 2000. nothing compares. >> look at that.
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others forced to flee homes. as the flood waters rose. the warning is still holds. this storm is massive. it is unpredictable. if you're anywhere in the path or near path, keep a careful eye on the forecast. don't let your guards down. we have all the latest throughout the next two hours. and all night long. our correspondents are across the storm zone. with the eyes of the world on the bahamas. how is president trump reacting? cnn skds the white house whether the president called the prime minister of the bahamas. we have had no response to the request for comment. the prime minister saying this tonight. >> personally, no. not personally. >> that as jeffrey acting fema administrator said this to new day today.
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about media coverage of hurricane dorian. >> i want to tharng the media for being an out standing partner. that is the biggest challenge making sure that this citizens are still taking hurricane dorian serious. >> i want you to compare that to the president railing about the media simply for reporting the fact that his claim alabama was libly to be impacted by hurricane dorian is not true. the national weather service corrected the president. he insisted against all the facts that the news reports got it wrong. they didn't. we have new and disturbing information tonight about the gunman who killed seven people in a texas shooting rampage over the week. law enforcement official tells us the gunman purchased his weapon in a private sale which doesn't require a background check. the question is, would closing the private gun sale loophole prevent shootings like this? does congress have the will to do something? doesn't sound like it.
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the senate majority leader siz he won't put any gun bill on the floor. unless president trump assures him he'll sign it. that as walmart says it will discontinue the sale of certain kind of ammunition and discourage customers from openly carrying firearms in its store. in the wake of the mass shootings in el paso, walmart last month and el paso walmart last month that killed 22 people, ceo sent a letter to congress demanding lawmakers do their part to stop gun violence. will our leaders and president finally take this true american carnage seriously? finally do something? maybe start by listening to carla burn. you heard her powerful plea. right here last night on the show. days after her brother was shot to death in his car as he sat at a traffic light with his wife and kids. on their bay to have a family picture taken. listen to what she says.
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>> i ask everybody right now to look at their loved ones. their spouse, their significant other. children. brother, sister. look at their family members. they could be next. i have never ever thought that i would be standing here today talk about to cnn in my town because my brother was slain. it could happen to any of us we have to take action together. >> she's right. it could happen to any of us. question is, will we do something to stop it? the devastation in the bahamas from hurricane dorian just beginning to become clear. and we're just beginning to hear the stories of those who lost loved ones. we'll go there. next. it's time for the biggest sale of the year on a
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the picture of the destruction spread by hurricane dorian across the bahamas really stunning. look at this. death toll at seven.
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the prime mip ster says the number is expected to rise. on the island of abaco complete devastation. homes are obliterated. as far as the eye can see. the storm chasers as a matter of fact who shot the video. i want to begin with cnn. patrick is in free port. an area also ripped apart by dorian. patrick, hello to you. you are witnessing local residents risking their lives to save others and unimaginable grief. what are they telling you? >> it's amazing, don. in hurricane force winds today people who are just volunteers, came out with boats and jet sees. donated gas and life vests. and went out to do what no one else is doing. to save friends and neighbors and even complete strangers.
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it was just krindable. we have to bear in mind the people the brave volunteers were able to save dozens but there's still hundreds out there. one man they did save is howard arm strong. he is alive but only has the clothes on his back. we talked to him and he is lost just about anything a human being can lose. >> it came over the roof. i would imagine 21 feet at least. we were doing all right until the water kept coming up and all the appliances were going around the house like a washing machine. i probably got hit with something in there. my poor little wife got hypothermia and was standing on top of the kitchen cabinet. until they disintegrated. and i kept with her and she drowned on me. >> i'm so sorry. >> i know.
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so. >> how did you get out? >> i had a big boat. anchored in there. i'm a crab fisherman. i have a 40 footer on the which stayed there. so i didn't even think it was there. so i had got out of the house after my wife drowned. and because you couldn't be in there anymore. i had no tools to chop a hole in the ceiling. i saw my boat was there. i swam. i took a chance and swam out to it. >> he has lost everything. he has hope. had hopes his wife's body can be recovered. rescue workers need to focus on the surviving the people still alive out there. but they are also hopeful that eventually they can recover all the bodies of the lost. the people who didn't survive
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dorian's damage and wreck on the island. >> an official is telling cnn 50 people have been rescued by u.s. coast guard. have you seen any sign of coast guard helicopters? or anything like that. >> yes. we have not seen any sign of any organized relief. or rescue. other than volunteers. amazing individuals. tonight when we got to where we were working we saw a coast guard helicopter. appeared to be a coast guard helicopter flying over the skyline. and it gave us hope. there are so many people in need of rescue. hopefully that the skies appear to have cleared, dorian is continued onto the united states. that will give the coast guard and rescue workers the opening they need to start getting people out of the very dire situation. >> i know it's been a really
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long couple days for you. we completely understand that you have seen horrific things and you have been working 24 hours. i'll ask one more question. the islands in the bahamas are so close to sea level. the storm stalled for days. we see the pictures there. can you just tell us how widespread the damage is? into perspective for us. >> it's amazing. remember this island is considered high ground. and yet most of the island by the time dorian finished with grand abaco was under water. the highest point of land is 30 feet high. the storm surge was over 20 feet high. we're talking about hundreds of homes. whole neighborhoods. i reported from a bridge. it was supposed to be over the water. this was under the water. the airport is under water. peoples homes and cars.
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everything they have is under water. the flooding here is something not to be believed. and i don't think as much as we have seen -- we haven't seen a lot. there's more out there. we'll try to get it and show you all as the days go forward. it's hard to get to it. because of the damage and the high water. and because of everything this storm has done. it's the most powerful storm to hit this island skm it's going to take the island and others in the bahamas years to recover. for people like howard they will never recover what they lost. >> patrick, thank you. i appreciate your reporting. i want to get to the phone lines now. joining me now. the storm chaser who shot the video showing the catastrophic damage on great abaco. thank you so much. we have been looking at this video that you captured it's absolutely devastating.
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tell us what was going through your mind when you saw the destruction. >> well, i got text messages from the first responders goij going in. had contact with them. from a guy again great abaco. he said lost our house. me and my wife are trying to find shelter. the wife is holding a baby. you start hearing stuff like that. it makes you understand what you're going into. having done this for a listening time i had a good idea. we got to the top and expect to see the stuff you see with the hurricane. michael and puerto rico and the virgin islands. it's bha we got. complete devastation. not from top to bottom. the southern half. some areas. midway up, from that point north it was complete destruction. everyone the well built homes
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and newer construction with the 150 miles per hour building codes. didn't farewell. some had slight damage. many had complete roofs missing and significant damage. even though it's homes that were made to with stand the worst probability. not the worst possibility. but the probability. we had 185 miles per hour cat 5. sit on the island for 18 hours. >> you shot this earlier today. by the time you shot this, i'm wondering where there people on the roof or waiting to be rescued? had that part played out already. >> the water had reseeded most places. there were places still flooded. it wasn't the situation it was the night before. there were plenty of people gathered around. especially the remaining well built structures that were had the least damage. crowds of people. there were so many structures that will complete losses. we see that.
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with lewders and people trying to clear streets and people trying to get out of the airport. it was so flooded there's no point. people one guy outside a cell phone tower. trying to keep gas in the generator. to keep the one tower that was working going. you saw signs of life. people trying to recover. it's a dire situation. because of the island. no airport available. so much debris. helicopters and big waves. you can't get in by sea. it's cut off. tomorrow you should see bigger scale operations trying to move in. >> our reporter on grand bahamas island saw local residents carrying out rescues on small boats and jet skis. did you see any of that on abaco? >> no, no. by the time we got in there the tomorrow is moving so slow.
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the weather was calm enough to bring a helicopter in. the water had already winds shifted. it pushed the water back out. most had already taken place. i get into one part of the abaco. the mud. it's one community there. it's a lot of homes you can't tell there were homes there. it's a bunch of building terms put in a big grinder and thrown around the ground. it's gone. there's probably search and rescue i would think to be done in the area. as well as many others in the surge. >> it's interesting as to what islands it hit. harbor island, there was damage. but nothing like what we're seeing on abaco. and free mont. >> it's hard to say. >> free port. >> 70 miles per hour. or flying straight line. and bouncing from one place to the other. to actually go based on gas.
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it's hard to track exactly where we were the whole time. it was definitely barrier islands. great abaco took the brunt of it. >> you'll go to grand bahamas island tomorrow. what have you heard about the damage there? >> i'm trying to get there tomorrow morning. i have heard it's going to be very similar. the storm actually sat there longer surge got higher. the wind feel of the storm was bigger at that point. even though it wasn't quite adds strong. it weakened when it moved over. it was very powerful. i'm expecting to see many of the same thing. and the harder hit are the more populated areas where you see debris. one house pieces will come off and hit the next and make pieces go down. it's like seeing a tornado. i expect to see the same and of course your surge levels that are high. cars and trees and all piled on top of each ore.
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where the surge maxed out. >> i don't know if i have asked everything i could. what do you want people to fwhoe are watching who have not witnessed this up close? >> i want people to know this is the power of nature. i see it and hear it every time. i know as soon as i get on the ground tomorrow i'll hear the same things with michael and maria. and irma. it's what i hear from people. they told us to leave. i thought i had been in storms before. this is different. this is what everybody is going to tell me. if you're in the situation, mandatory evacuation. please leave. it's no point in staying. if you get hit like this there's nothing you can do. you're going to be miserable. no air-conditioning and no power. think about what you can do to help people. this will take an international effort to rebuild. it will take years and they need help. >> storm chaser. captured this unbelievable video
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earlier today. brandon, thank you so much. we'll talk soon. >> thank you. >> be careful. we have a lot more on hurricane dorian. the storm expands and as its moving dangerously close to florida. we'll have a live report from the ground there. next. jill jill has entresto, and a na heart failure pill that helped keep people alive and out of the hospital. don't take entresto if pregnant; it can cause harm or death to an unborn baby. don't take entresto with an ace inhibitor
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the national hurricane center warning that hurricane dorian is expected to move dangerously close to florida east coast tonight. through tomorrow morning. cnn drew griffin live in florida. hello to you. national weather service warning this storm is still really dangerous. a spokesperson for the county
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sheriff says people should not let their guard down. i'm wondering if they are preparing for the worst right now? >> they have been preparing for a week. this has been so slow and in arriving. tonight it has in fact arrived. nowhere near the strength of what hit the bahamas. but tonight, steady, 39, 40 miles per hour wind. this is inland. gusts are higher than that on the coast. i don't expect it to get much worse than this. it skirts up the coast. because of the distance that dorian is from the land. but still, this is pretty good strong wind here. some power outages already being reported. probably not seeing a huge amount of storm surge awe way from the coast. some coastal erosion. i think florida really at least this part of florida feels a sense of relief. that this storm is finally moving in the direction that it
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was forecast to move up and away from this coastline. >> still pretty bad. it will be a rough night. >> with that said, earlier issued a mandatory evacuation order. where does that stand? >> it's still in place. it was such a nice day, that the emergency officials had to remind people that order was in place. they want you to stay put. people were getting ant si after days of waiting and boarded up homes. the beaches are mostly empty. the evacuation has been well complete. they don't expect to lift that probably until late tomorrow. as this passes. they'll check the bridges. make sure everything is okay. i don't expect tremendous amount of damage from this quite frankly. unless we see a tornado. but other side i think that --
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otherwise by tomorrow this time it will be a passing storm in central florida. >> let's hope so. thank you. i want to head to live in daytona beach. hello to you. hamered by irma in 2017. what are you seeing on the ground? >> right now we're experiencing winds of 28 to 29 miles per hour. we have seen some of the outer bands of hurricane dorian. they have been windy, they have been wet. they have been brief. according to the officials the worst of the storm that we are expecting will probably see between 3:00 a.m. and 9:00 a.m. tomorrow morning. that is when they're expecting between two to four inches of rain. they expect a storm surge of four to seven feet. this island where i'm standing on is on mandatory evacuation. so are all the low lying areas
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in this county. now one of the things that we have been seeing here of course is a lot of people are feeling fatigue. they are not evacuating. or some of the people that have evacuated are coming back to the beaches. taking photographs. that of course is what officials are telling people. not to do. there is one story that stands out because we met this afternoon. a retired u.s. marine. who decided not to evacuate. here's why. there are six senior citizen ladies on his block and this marine has one noble mission. he's not leaving these women behind. we're hearing a lot of neighbors helping neighbors stories. even before dorian hits. >> the worst of mother nature and the best of human nature in the situations. thank you. we continue to bring you the latest on hurricane dorian throughout the show. we're getting new details about
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we're learning more about the gunman how the gunman that killed seven people in west texas this weekend got a hold of the weapon he used. joining me now. van jones and josh camp bell. hello. josh we'll start with you. the gunman failed a background check. when he applied for a gun. you're learning how he was able to get one anyway. he got around that background check. what do you know? >> law enforcement source telling me that the subject involved in this west texas shooting obtained this assault rifle through a private sale. which didn't require a background check. this was reported by abc news. throughout the country there are some states that require
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background checks even in a private sale. texas is not one. obviously that is a new development. something that's is great interest of investigators the genesis of his purchase of the weapon. we're told he attempted to purchase a weapon in 2014. actually failed a federal background check. going through that process. he was able to obtain this weapon which he used to cause mass carnage in texas. this is coming it light spotlight in the issue of the loophole. we heard the president recently saying that background checks wouldn't have stopped any of the major mass shootings. he said for the last zempb years. however in this case this loophole. the private sellers if you buy from a private party in certain states you don't have to go through the background check. to determine if you can purchase a weapon. >> a universal background check would have or would not have prevented this? >> certainly could have prevented the purchase of the weapon. which was used in the attack. we don't know if the person would have been able to get a
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weapon in another way. if there was a universal check system in place, at least the we obtained this weapon through a private seller he would have had to go through the process. the very same process he failed when he attempted to purchase a weapon in 2014. >> got it. thank you. for years we have heard politicians talk about the argue the closing of the gun show loophole. it wouldn't prevent the mass shootings. does this case show the consequences of inaction? >> it does. also, every speed bump matters. if you're trying to speed through a neighborhood. every speed bump matters. if somebody is determined they may go forward. a person who failed a background check check legally purchased a gun in america. how does that make sense? it's insane. people say we don't want we want people to sell the gun to their next door neighbor. their best friend or whatever. we don't want to turn people selling guns to their friends
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and into criminals. listen, the price that got paid for us leaving this loophole in place based on the theories is paid in blood. by human beings. right now and none of us are safe tomorrow. no law is perfect. no law will prevent every crime. laws matter. speed bumps matter. roadblocks matter. we need more not less. you can do all this without running a foul of the second amount at all according to the us supreme court. >> without running afoul. most people in the country believe in the second amendment. >> of course. i do too. >> same here. the thing is, when people say these are different stories. you have this and the background check. whatever. there's one common denominator. that is access to guns. in all of it whether it's mental health or background check. there's one common denominator. >> crazy people all around the world. mental health problems much video games.
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teenagers. in the u.s. is we're a wash in guns. >> walmart announcing that in response to the shooting in el paso, that left 22 people dead at one of their stores. they'll stop selling handguns. and short barrel rifle ammunition. along with other in store measures that bef on the screen. we have on the screen. walmart sending letters to president trump. leader in congress calling for action on common sense gun safety measures. do you think we're at a tipping point? >> it's interesting. this is the same type of action that we have seen in the past by companies. walmart a major corporation the question is yet to be seen whether this is altruism. or just good business. again they are calculating this decision will not hurt in the meantime long run. as far as gun purchases walmart only constitutes about 2% of market share for gun sales.
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20% of ammunition sales. they indicated today they expect that amount to go down drastically. as far as the make up of sales across the country of ammunition. the question is what's the long term here. and regardless of the motivation, the fact they are at least ridding their stores of the same type of ammunition used in the rifles. the rifles are out there. making it harder to obtain the ammunition is sure to please those who are in favor of the stronger gun control measures to stop the massacre we saw in texas. >> i want to read. the nra said about walmart decision. the strongest defense of freedom has been our free market economy. it is shameful to see walmart fall to the pressure of the antigun elite. maybe what's actually happening here is walmart is listening to its customers. and listening to the american people. who want changes in not only in the store, but in society. >> they're listening to the actual employees. this started with employees
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saying we are getting gunned down in our store. with ammo purchased in our stores. listen, if you believe in the first amendment. second amendment. believe in the first as well. i believe that walmart is doing both. responding to a consumer pressure. and also when the government is just completely ham strung. scalia the most conservative justice ever said you can do background checks. you can regulate. you can do all this stuff. the case that says every individual has a right to guns that case says the government has a right to regulate the guns. there's no reason for us not to try stuff. to try the regulations. and if the government won't do it, employees of companies can put pressure on the corporation and corporations should listen. if the nra thinks it will be able to win this argument by name calling. call people elites all you want to. people are tired of funerals.
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>> it's interesting the argument is people are trying to take yur guns. in america that is never ever going to happen. >> more guns than people. >> get over it. it won't happen. >> vice president pence going hours out of his way to stay at a trump property in ireland. who is paying for it. look in the mirror. next. at t-mobile, what can you get when you a buy a samsung galaxy note 10? you get unlimited data while on a network that goes further than ever before. use as much as you want. when you want. a netflix subscription on us. stream all your favorite movies and shows. and for a limited time. buy any samsung galaxy note 10 and get one samsung galaxy note 10 for free. that's right. get one samsung galaxy note 10 for free.
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leave no man behind. or child. or other child. or their new friend. or your giant nephews and their giant dad. or a horse. or a horse's brother, for that matter. the room for eight, 9,000 lb towing ford expedition. vice president mike pence making quite the commute to official meetings while in ireland. that's because he is staying at a hotel almost 200 miles from where the meetings were scheduled to take place. it's not just any hotel. it's a resort owned by his boss,
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president trump. that's right. pence is staying at the trump international golf links and hotel on the west coast of ireland, despite having meetings today in the country's capital on the east coast in dublin. the trip is 181 miles, requiring an hour-long drive, plus a 40-minute flight on air force 2 each way. that's the equivalent of coming to the united states to meet with the president and staying not in washington, d.c. but in allentown, pennsylvania. pence is defending the decision to stay at trump's resort, citing his family connections to the village where the hotel happens to be located. his great-grandmother was from there and a distant cousin currently owns a pub in town. this is what he had to stay about it. >> if you have a chance to get to doonbeg, you'll find it's a fairly small place, and the opportunity to stay at trump national in doonbeg to accommodate the unique footprint that comes with our security
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detail and other personnel made it logical. we checked it with the state department. they approved us staying there, and i was -- i was pleased to have the opportunity to return to that family hometown. >> so there you have it. the vice president is staying at the president's hotel to accommodate his desire to see where his family came from even though he is abroad on u.s. business. and it turns out president trump suggested that pence should stay at his property during the trip. that is according to pence's chief of staff marc short. tonight according to maggie haberman of the "new york times," his office just put out a new statement contradicting marc short and saying it was solely the decision of the vice president and the president did not direct him to stay there. short also told reporters that president trump did not offer to comp the costs of the stay in
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doonbeg. i wonder why. could it be that trump's resort in ireland has never made any money? possibly. according to "the washington post," trump paid almost $12 million to buy the property in 2014 and invested $30 million into renovating it. and this. doonbeg has never reported turning a profit, losing more than $1 million every year from 2014 to 2017. that's according to irish corporate records. money always on the president's mind. just last week he claimed without any proof that he was losing billions as president. >> i'll tell you what. i've spent -- and i think i will in a combination of loss and opportunity, probably it will cost me anywhere from $3 billion to $5 billion to be president. >> so would a trip from the vice president and all his supporting
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staff help trump's bottom line? mike pence said, there is a unique footprint that follows him when he travels abroad, and that means there is a need to put up lots of people, staff, security, officials, and on and on. pence will personally foot the bill for his mother and sister, who are traveling with him to see his native ireland. but all those other people, that's a lot of rooms at the trump hotel. and when it comes to the official purpose of visiting ireland, today's talks between pence and irish officials, including the irish prime minister, who happens to be gay, the white house wants you to know that pence is totally cool with it. white house aide judd deer tweeting out last night for all of you who still think our v.p. is anti-gay, i point you to his and the second lady's schedule tomorrow, where they will join the prime minister and his partner for lunch.
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okay. so as governor of indiana, pence signed the religious freedom restoration act, which allows businesses to cite religious freedom as a legal defense. critics say it opens the door for individuals and businesses to discriminate against people of the lgbt community. he opposed gay marriage. while in congress, pence voted against the repeal of don't ask, don't tell. his wife karen, who is traveling with him this week, took a job earlier this year at a christian school that bans gay students and parents. earlier this year, our own dana bash pressed the vice president on his views of gay people. >> all of us in this country have the right to our religious beliefs. i'm a bible-believing christian. >> and that is belief that being gay is a sin? >> my wife and i are bible-believing christians. we cherish our faith. we put our trust in god's word as do tens of millions of americans. >> and the idea of it being a
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sin to be gay? >> dana, i'm a bible-believing christian. >> that wasn't the answer to her question. he wouldn't even answer the question. and now the white house wants you to know that pence was in a room with someone who is gay. for most people in 2019, the ability to have lunch and meeting with the head of state of another country who happens to be gay, a meeting and a lunch, that's part of your job. it isn't cause to publicly brag about it. but when you have to travel by car and plane 181 miles out of the way to do it, maybe it is. we are tracking hurricane dorian as it gets dangerously close to the florida coast. the brand-new forecast is next. would shakespeare have chosen just "some pens?" methinks tul pens would serve m'lady well. thanks. and a unicorn notebook! get everything on your list. this week's doorbuster - 300-sheet paper ream for $1;
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this is "cnn tonight." i'm don lemon, and we have breaking news. a brand-new forecast for hurricane dorian. our correspondents are out all across the storm zone tonight. the storm lashing the east coast of florida tonight, and there are fears of life-threatening storm surges in the carolinas by the end of the week. that after dorian devastated the bahamas, where the death toll currently stands at seven, and some 13,000 homes have been


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