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40% fresh new opinions per show. come check out the fox news specialists 5 p.m. every weekday and that's it from 1211 avenue of the americas and have a amazing week, everybody. >> hacked, france's leading candidate for president announced. and this could have big events on the u.s. economy and affects on france's relationship with the united states. elizabeth: taking it home, two g.o.p. house members, one who voted for trump care and one against. what could be a massive rewrite and even a redo. leland: and torrential rains leaving big cities all along the mighty mississippi river. bracing for even higher flood waters with more rain onto w--
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on the way with more rain in the extreme weather center. and the rain continues this saturday here in washington. hope it's a little drier where you are at home. i'm leland vittert. elizabeth: great to be with you, i'm elizabeth prann. voters in france will have a runoff that will have a global impact. one campaign trying to deal with fallout after claims it was the victim of a massive and coordinated hacking attack designed to destabilize the election. the french are about in a 48 hour blackout period before the vote takes place. greg palkot is in paris, france with the latest. hi, greg. >> hi, elizabeth. taking a page out of the u.s. election playbook, the leader here in this presidential elections here in france has been hit by a massive cyber
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attack. thousands of e-mails and documents seized have the computers of campaign safer of emmanuel macron, they were posted online. while moist of the material is kind of mundane, it is combined according to authorities today, with fake news items meant to try to sway the election. no one is assuming responsibility for this, but pro russian and right wing websites have been allegedly in the mix and they're looking at those possibilities. so far no sign that all of this is impacting the leader macron. he is a centrist, an independent, reformer, pro european union and he has at least a 20% lead over far right p populous candidate marine le pen. there's a ban here on all activities and the authorities are trying to keep a lid on the development.
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le pen campaign manager did tweet a provocative question, suggesting that perhaps these leaks might reveal information that journalists have not revealed about their candidate. it is her favorable comment about russia and about vladimir putin that have some thinking that russian hacking connection reminiscent of the alleged russian role in those campaign documents and e-mail leaks from hillary clinton last year. now, woo he spent some time speaking with folks here on the street in paris. they don't seem too concerned about the development. paris is generally liberal. and we've heard from macron, but in the french heartland there's a lot of support for marine le pen. she's anti-immigrant, anti-european union and is playing well in a lot of quarters. unemployment is high and the economy is sagging. we did, hear, elizabeth, from
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what they call the neither/nor candidates, people that are not happy with either sigh side. what we're looking at is a historic election, for the first time in modern history there are no major party candidates involved. the candidates of the two main parties here in france were eliminated in the first round of voting and this is the runoff and it's deciding the future of france and as you noted could have a big impact and not just here, but across europe and globally. elizabeth: that's right, historic indeed. greg palkot live. more later in the show. tomorrow we'll be live from 3:00 to 4:00 p.m. with special coverage of the french election, so tune in here as polls close for the results and what it means for here in the u.s. and, of course, president trump. leland: huge impacts on the markets. coming up, president donald
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trump worked out of washington this weekend from his new jersey golf club. what he calls a big win in his promised repeal and replace obamacare and tweeted last night touting job numbers to put the unemployment rate at levels not seen since 2007. brian is in bedminister with the president behind him at the golf club, good to see you, brian. >> good to see you, too, leland. for the president it's the first time he visited the club here. some are calling it the summer white house or camp david north, but this really marks the end of what has been a good week for the president and his administration from that i remember perspective. a great jobs report in april, the lowest unemployment in a decade and the repeal and replace of obamacare. the american health care act is the president's first major legislative victory, now the legislation is far from becoming law, it will go to the senate and likely back to the house, but in his weekly
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address. the president was optimistic touting his latest tax reform and touting that the house health care bill will boost the economy. >> thursday the house voted to repeal one of the worst job killing laws of all, the house bill is a plan that will save americans from this disaster and replace it with more choices and more freedom for american families. and now, i'm calling on the senate to take action. >> now, getting the senate to take action and pass that bill or a version of it is going to be extremely difficult. it's going to be hard because many republicans in the senate are actually against the current bill as-is. for one, pre-existing conditions. the current bill allows states the option of allowing insurance companies to charge more for pre-existing conditions and others like ohio senators rob portman points to the medicaid cuts, saying millions of lower income americans stand to lose their insurance, thanks to this bill
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because it would cut obamacare's medicaid expansion. now, in a tweet though, the president is saying making it very clear that he believes that the media and critics are being too harsh because frankly, obamacare as-is is a bad system. in a tweet, he said, quote, why is it that the fake news rarely reports o-care is on its last legs and insurance companies are fleeing for their lives? it's dead. earlier today, former trump advisor corey lewandowski was on fox and friends and spoke how the president plants plans on continuing his hands-on approach and continuing things like tax reform, infrastructure, and this health care bill. >> he's going to get all three done and what that means is he's going to be working the phones, meeting with individuals, i'm sure, in the u.s. senate to get a piece of legislation done. >> now, as for when the president expects this bill to be done, there is no timetable, the white house says, but they
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do expect some changes to the bill, although they say the main pillars they expect to stay there, leland. leland: the debate will continue as will the president's work. bryan live in new jersey, thanks, bryan. elizabeth: now those who voted must make the sell to their constituen constituents. and francis rooney, who voted for the american health care act. thank you for joining us today. >> thank you for having me on. elizabeth: two of your peers from the other side of florida on the east coast, made it fairly public that it was a game time decision. was this a game time decision for you? >> no, it wasn't. i saw this thing early on as the best possible opportunity to replace a top-down government mandate system for something that allowed choice and tried to make the free markets work. elizabeth: now, we want to talk about the sunshine state in particular. there's hundreds of thousands
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of folks who have preexisting conditions, there's an elderly population to a lot of the voters in florida. how are you going to sell this going forward? there are a lot of people worried that they may lose coverage, not only with pre-existing conditions, but also with medicaid. >> well, i've been selling it. the fact of matter is ahca does not deny coverage for pre-existing conditions. the recent amendment does allow an opt out waiver for states, but if they do they have t.o. their own high risk fun to covered subsidized people who have expensive medical conditions or stay in the federal one, the $130 billion dollar one. i don't understand why the media keeps saying this kind of stuff. elizabeth: well, there was a voter, and i believe she was in fort meyers depending where she lives may or may not be in your district and she had said, quote, i'm scared to death about what's happening. they're going to price me out of the market and may get to the point where i have to decide about keeping my house or having my health insurance.
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it's not necessarily that they're not going to be covered, but people with preexisting conditions who aren't going to afford coverage. if you get the high risk pools, earmarked, i believe $130 billion earmarked for folks in these high risk pools. critics say that's just simply not enough. >> well, i don't know where ne get that. i think it's a lot of money to cover these high risk pools and i think the fact that the high risk people will be taken out of the general underwriting base should allow premiums to go down. elizabeth: you're giving voters assurances if they're in the high risk pools they will be able to obtain coverage and i sort of want to get to my next question, which is medicaid. if the people on medicaid, sometimes they get off or on medicaid. if they disenroll or unenroll from medicaid and want coverage back on they're going to have to pay a penalty under the new law. are they going to be able to afford that? >> you know, florida is a state
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that has a very efficient well-run state government and eif isht well-run medicaid program, did not take the obama expansion money and is going to benefit from this stability fund that's going to help the states equallize during the four or five-year phasedown of expansion in other states. those other state governors are going to have to figure out how to operate as efficiently has a state like florida as medicaid easy money is retired the next few years. elizabeth: okay. my last question, a little bit looking forward, and i want to get to it before i let you go. one fellow lawmaker in florida could be at risk in 2018, carlos ka b-- cabelo. could you worry you're going to lose the republican majority. but we haven't seen that cbo score yet and we don't know how
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it's going to pan out. are you at all concerned? >> we haven't seen the cbo score and like to make a point, the original score was wholly defective. based on a static model that whole 24 million loss coverage is a myth and hopefully they're going to get a realistic score this time. no, i've been selling this thing and explaining to people, giving out handouts of the key bullet points and i think it's the best option we'll see. elizabeth: thank you for joining us and we appreciate your time and see how the future pans out. leland has the other side. leland: indeed, every democrat in the house voted against ahca as did 20 republicans. among them congressman andy biggs of arizona and joins us from the great city of tucson with the camel back in the background. good to see you, sir. >> thank you for having me. leland: the question for you, it's pretty simple. where does the gentleman from florida and for that matter, the president that says this is going to save us from
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obamacare, have it wrong? >> simply put, let's just decide, did we repeal obamacare? and the answer of course is no. because if you did, what are the states going to be asking to be let out of? they're going to have to petition of federal government and say, please let us out, let us out of what? out of obamacare because we didn't repeal obamacare and that's the bottom line. what was actually done-- >> the president, the republican leadership and all the way down to the congressman from florida will tell you, hey, look, this was the best we could do, is that true? >> oh, that's a big difference between saying look, we have problems. 'cause if that's the best we could do, and they-- the people are acknowledging, hey, the senate is it going to change this things, we don't know how bad it's going to change it. why didn't we repeal it with the same kind of bills that we did in the congress for years before i ever even got there? if we would have-- >> why don't you think that republicans did that? why not just repeal and then
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come back later and replace? is it the political cost or something else going on? >> well, i can't attribute any motives, but all i know is i'm bewildered by that. i mean, i signed on to a bill co-sponsor a bill to actually repeal this and i was told to be disingenuous to pass a full repeal out of the house even though we've done it for five times before and then send it to the senate if the senate know might not pass it. isn't that what we just did? they just passed a bill and claiming it's repeal and sending it to the senate and knowing it will be change. how is that less ingenuous, than saying let's do our job and keep our promise and send it to the senate. it doesn't make sentence to me. leland: well, i appreciate your candor when it comes that. let me turn this just a little bit in terms of what was going on up on capitol hill. how much pressure were you under from the white house, from paul ryan, from others to
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vote yes? >> well, i got squeezed pretty hard, as you might guess. i think i lost five or ten pounds as i was getting squeezed. [laughter]. but the reality is i did talk to the white house, the president and vice-president and i tell you, they were very gracious. leland: no threats of being primary or don't vote for this there will ee ewillen-- there will be consequences. >> i heard more from colleagues. but i had colleagues telling me they respected my vote and a lot asked me why and i've got an hour and a half worth of reasons why not to vote for this, but as i would go through they would, generally, they would say, hey, i know you've thought about it, you've done your homework, this is a principle vote and we respect you for that. i got it from both sides. leland: it's clear in our conversation this is not without a lot of contemplation
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on your part. i want your thought on something the president said this week and follow it up with a tweet. first the sound bite. >> i shouldn't say this, too, our great gentleman and my friend in australia, because you have better health care than we did. we're going to have great elk had soon. leland: the president followed it up with this tweet, doubling down. of course the australians have better health care than we do, everybody does. obamacare is dead, but our health care will soon be grit. arizona's got some of the best medical care in the world, and i would suspect you'd agree with me when you think there's a lot of australians who if they have the money and are really sick come to america for health care. there's not a lot of americans who head down to australia for health care. where do you think the president has gone wrong on this? >> well, i don't think he was really providing a commentary necessarily on american health
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care so much he was making a commentary on obamacare. that's the way i took it. and saying obamacare is in a death spiral, which it is. and that's the reason would be bewildered. we've basically enshrined the features of obamacare. we've taken a step. and it's difficult to walk back from and we haven't really-- we didn't keep our promises and the-- we have no idea if we're really going to be reducing the premiums by any appreciatable amount. leland: i want to button this up. i respect your candor, i really do, to come on television and say we didn't keep our promises. don't you worry that this clip is going to be in a campaign ad come 2018? >> well, no, i'm not. i didn't run this time to beat-- to run for reelection in 2018. i came this time to represent my constituents and my
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constituents largely understand what we're saying. when we start peeling this this back, they say, andy, you're right. we were going to repeal it. we're repositioning it, that's what happened. leland: mr. biggs came to washington and we appreciate your candor back there in arizona. come visit us soon. >> thanks. leland: all the buzz. come to fox news for a media buzz. howard kirtz talks about former trump cane manager corey lewandowski and health care will be a big topic in this conversation. and white house reince priebus bus talking about what's next for president trump as the health care bill heads to the senate. no doubt it's a tough ride to the senate. the chief of staff on what the president can do to get it through. check your local listings for time and channel, fox news sunday tomorrow. elizabeth: this is a fox news
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alert. the pentagon as identified the navy seal killed friday tighting the terror group al-shabaab in somalia. kyle milligan. he was killed during an operation against al-shabaab 40 miles west of mogadishu. a rear admiral says that he embodied the quote, warrior spirit and toughness induced in our best navy seals. he's irreplaceable as a father, a husband, a son, a friend and a teammate. very sad news to report today. millions of music fans are sending prayers and well wishes to country music legend loretta lynn after learning she suffered a stroke on thursday. the latest on her condition coming up. plus, as the senate gets ready for more hearings on russian election meddling. russian election meddling next week, knew details on trump
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campaign warnings to general michael flynn about his russian contacts. and downstream communities preparing for the very worst as the mighty mississippi river sets to crest this weekend in some major midwestern cities along its banks. adam is monitoring it all from the fox extreme weather center. >> yes, i am. at least we're clearing off and but that water is rising. i'll have the details coming up in my full forecast after the break.
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of the billboard music awards just by using your voice. the billboard music awards. sunday, may 21st eight seven central only on abc. >> music legend loretta lynn is recouperating from a stroke. the singer and songwriter is responsive and expect today make a full recovery. lynn's scheduled concerts have been postponed and her singer, crystal gayle put out a statement saying, she's strong woman and we appreciate your love, and support and we play for a speedy recovery. elizabeth: this is a fox news weather alert. the mississippi and missouri rivers are set to crest today
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after heavy rains pounded the region causing deadly floods that claimed at least ten lives. the storms caused massive devastation and headaches across the midwest and interstates and homes. the same storm systems hit new york city causing some major chaos for computers. >> so, there was water everywhere and in the homes and roofs are leaking. >> it was above the bottom edge of the door. 'cause now, my whole car has got about five inches of standing water in it, so, it must have been-- it was even higher, too, before. elizabeth: wow, for the latest, we bring in adam at the extreme weather center. what do you have for us? >> this was a big storm. the good news for folks in the
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midwest, that has moved off and we're seeing the rivers continuing to rise. it takes a couple of days for that rain to ultimately work its way down. wabash down to the mississippi and st. louis. all of those in green are flood watches, because, yeah, that water pours into the rivers. as i said it's drying off so looking at the exact raegs, we're not talking about additional rainfall, it did shift off to the northeast to the mid atlantic. the heavy rain that new york city saw yesterday, that wrapped up and it's replaced with a steady rain lingering over the course of the weekend. the mid atlantic stretching into new england, expect some showers over the course of today, running you eventually all the way through your weekend. the hour by hour forecast will time this out. even though we may not get consistent rain across the northeast and mid atlantic, there are going to be rounds of
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showers moving through the entire weekend. there is your time stamp through the corner. and taking you through sunday and monday morning and we continue to see at least a couple of showers lingering all the way up into the northeast. how much rain are we talking about? now, yes, there were folks yesterday that saw very big numbers. i'm expecting a whole lot more, but pretty widespread from 1/10 of an inch up to one to two inches additional rainfall to what we saw yesterday. down into kentucky i wanted to take note of it. any racing fans out there. a slight chance of seeing a couple of showers, the temperatures on the cool side looking at 59 degrees, but again, folks along the east coast, it's going to be a good idea to keep that umbrella handy. today into sunday and probably even early monday morning before we start to clear off a little bit, guys. elizabeth: all right, adam klotz, thanks, we appreciate it. we'll talk with missouri governor greitens, what he's doing to prepare his residents for what is absolutely going to
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be a massive cleanup. leland: coming up, president trump's russia problems reignite as the senate committee asks his aides to turn over records. what we could learn this week. and post time six hours away as horses get a once in a lifetime opportunity to run the 143rd kentucky derby. our own janice dean is at churchill downs. it's muddy there. a little more on the hats and the mint juleps, coming up. ♪
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>> investigations into russia's meddling in the presidential election and allegations of collusion by trump associates appeared to have new momentum.
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the senate intelligence committee wants a number of high profile trump campaign aides to hand over e-mails and other records of their dealings with russian officials. garrett is joining us now with what we can expect to many could out of this coming week. >> the head of the senate intelligence committee are now saying that one of those trump aides, carter page has become less cooperative. the committee asked that he provide e-mails, or any, phone calls, between him and russians. >> and while his legal team is working on gathering that information, it's likely the government already has it all saying in part, any records i may have saved as a private citizen with a limited technology capability will be minuscule in comparison to the full data base of information which has already been
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collected under the direction of the obama administration. page also said he looks forward to testifying in an open hearing before the committee to put an end to the false allegations of collusion between him and russian officials. separately, there are also new reports that back in november, members of the trump transition team warned former national security advisor michael flynn that any conversations he had with russia's ambassador would likely be picked up by u.s. intelligence agencies. "the washington post" and associated press citing current and former government officials report those warnings came a whole month before flynn was reportedly discussions sanctions against russia with the ambassador. those discussions which he then misled the vice-president and other white house officials about eventually led to his stepping down. these new warnings we're learning about are in addition to those reportedly shared by former deputy attorney general sally yates and we'll likely
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hear what the warnings were and what the trump administration knew about flynn's connection with russia before she testifies before the judiciary committee. leland: a lot could come out of that. mr. tenney, thank you. and james carafano with the heritage foundation talks about the new normal in hacking as france becomes the latest target. liz. elizabeth: push back against pa ban flying over designated safe zones. it was hammered out by russia, turkey and iran. to explain the impact against isis and the region, the military analyst jack keane. thank you for joining us. >> good to see you, liz. elizabeth: the more that we learn about this that went down, representatives from the united states were not involved and learned that the opposition forces were out of that, especially once they learned
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that really the people calling the shots were russia and iran. so, how did this go forward? >> well, it will go forward similar to other cease fires. you're right, the united states is not involved, the opposition forces are not involved. we made the right decision in pushing back and not participating in this. the guarantee of the safety of the people in the deescalation zones is iranian. that's totally unacceptable to us. the iranians are the main ground source in syria, not the syria army. so they're the main killing force and in the cease fires and now calling it a deescalation zone, russians reconsolidate and after activity calming down they take advantage of the situations on the ground and start the bombing again and that will be
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what will play out here. elizabeth: i'm curious about the he is escalation involvement and starting seven years ago and how much have they gained from their involvement in this conflict? >> it's pretty significant. in the actual conflict itself they have replaced the assad regime air power. they are the main air power used every single day. they have been pounding civilian communities since our cruise missile strike in syria every single day and used depenetrative bombs on underground hospitals. they're committing war crimes, the russian air power. what it's done, the countries in the region saw that russia came in and backed up an ally and we failed to back up our allies in the roux eggs particularly after the chemical line was crossed so-called red line. they've done arms deal as a result of that with every sunni arab ally and a want to build
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nuclear power plants. that's taken place because of the military intervention. the reason the sunnis are doing this is they want to hedge against the russians and iranians. and that's why president trump let them know we got their pack back and return to the relationship with the leaders of the middle east. elizabeth: sort of set up my next question, we're looking at president trump making a trip over there. what doe accomplish? it seems that russia is getting everything they want especially when it comes to this conflict in syria. >> they're enthused with this president and he's met with them and spoken to some of the leaders and they're looking forward to the renewal of the relationship. and they'll take a look at isis and see if they can provide help. isis is larger than the
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caliphate in iraq and it's expanded to 30 countries. some he they have relationships with and some are their countries. eye had -- iran is a major threat in the middle east. and after the deal that president obama made and they know that the money will be used for that and they'll talk about that. the other interesting thing, he's going to saudi arabia where the holy shrines are that represent islam and that's going to send a message, in this country and in other parts of the world, people have got the perception that he's anti-muslim because of this travel ban. and i don't believe he is. and so many of the administration is not either. and i think that's going to make another statement to the muslim world that the first trip he's making to the middle east is to saudi arabia and also obviously, to israel. elizabeth: fascinating. i only had six more questions, but i'm getting the cue in my
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air. >> too long. elizabeth: no, i love it. general, that means we have to have you back. >> good talking to you, liz. elizabeth: we appreciate it very much. leland. leland: when the general does come back, commenting often on tensions between the u.s. and north korea. an election in south korea could shake things up more. we'll tell you why coming up. plus, we'll take a closer look at the french presidential elections and why the far right candidate says don't believe the polls that show her so far behind. >> stop trying to project me as if i've been defeated. maybe there's going to be a surprise that will belie opinion polls and this giant steamroller. in any event, we've changed everything already. ♪
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12 hours from now and while there's a blackout period, pro russian and website are hawking stolen e-mails from the candidates. it's a twist that have an impact on financial markets and our relationship with our oldest ally. james joins us with insights. good to see you, my friend. >> thank you for having me. leland: you look at this right now, you've got marine le pen who is way down in the polls, the right wing candidate. you've got emanumanuel macron, untested politician, young guy under 40, leading by 20 points. ordinarily it wouldn't be a discussion, but you look at brexit, the pollsters got it wrong. the u.s. election, the polls got it wrong. and marine le pen saying it could be in threes. >> it's not a similar situation.
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brexit was close in the polls leading up to it. trump was never more than three or four points behind. and marine le pen is 20 points behind, it's highly, highly unlike unlikely. leland: strange things happen. what does it tell us, if nothing else, that we're having this conversation? >> you're right. if you look the a the trend lines across france and the p poplus parties are more popular. per father only got 18%. his daughter, 15 years later, is probably going to get somewhere on the order of 35 to 40%. so, while she's not going to win tomorrow, if the conditions that give rise to this continue, then, five years from now, ten years from now, she might have a much better shot.
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leland: i'm not going to characterize marine le pen's position on things, i'll leave that to you, suffice to say to a huge part of the population, they are alarming. >> she's often described as far right which is not accurate. if you look at her economic policies, she is what we in america would consider far left. she wants to keep a 35-hour work week, put up trade barriers, she wants to lower the retirement age drastically. she's in favor of much more state intervention in the economy, and much bigger government spending. so she has a, what we would consider a far left economic plan, which is actually the reason why a lot of people who used to vote for the communist party in france vote now for the national front. it's more on the questions of, you know, ethnic identity and citizenship that we consider her far right and the fact that there are so many neo fascists, frankly and holocaust
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revisionists and-- >> her father among them? >> yes, and she did kick out her father from the party a couple of years ago. but i think that was largely a cosmetic change. if you look at the attitudes expressed by members of this party, including senior members. the prime minister candidate was forced to retain a couple of weeks ago because he doubted the holocaust and says that the germans never used poison gas in the gas chambers and these are the people she's is your round-- surrounded herself with. leland: and we'll see, and if it happens see the markets in a tizzy monday morning. >> thank you. elizabeth: mint juleps, hats and horses, janice dean is in churchill downs where they're gathered for the race. how is it going, janice, you look beautiful, by the way.
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>> liz and leland, i have to tell you the most exciting news so far, the sun has come out. it's been raining here 48 hours. that's the great news. we'll talk about derby and the celebrities i was partying with last night when america's news headquarters from d.c. continues after the break. take a look at churchill downs. ♪
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i6789. elizabeth: well, today is the 143rd kentucky derby and it looks like the sun is finally coming out for the big race. our own janice dean took a trip to churchill downs to see how things are shaping up. we were talking how our show is so much better because we were able to steal you for the weekend. tell us about the oh down -- action down there. >> oh, moo my gosh, this is my first kentucky derby and we were talking about one of the coldest days in kentucky derby. oaks, the racing of the lilies and the fillies on the track, the coldest day in 55 years in louisville and today the sun has come out and people are starting to feel much better
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than they have over the last 24 hours, i want to thank the person, a company who produced the beautiful hats for me, frank olive by gabriel we've had beautiful hats. kentucky ser bye is about horses, the mint juleps and the hats. i went to the brown stable gala. i met some celebrities and it was pretty exciting. watch. >> ♪ . >> and hey, sammy haggar here, i love you guys. >> this is your first derby. >> yes. >> are you excited? >> yeah, look at me. >> most exciting two minutes of sports? what do you say to that? >> i would not question it. i know i'm going to be on the edge of my seat as we all are. should be fun! what's up. >> how many derbies? >> this is the fourth. >> the weather, how are you dealing with the weather?
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>> hey, i look at it as an opportunity. let's see what horse is going to run. >> we'd love to know what your pick is. >> i was going to ask you the same thing, because i have no idea. >> there's a horse from brooklyn and my husband is from brooklyn. >> and always recommended. >> brooklyn horse. >> i'm going with that. >> i've got my eye, pun intended on the one-eyed horse patch. i love his underdog story. >> how are you, fox and friends? >> the first derby? >> yeah. >> and i'm in love with it, the pageantry, dressing up. >> do you love coming out here? >> my first time. >> you're from this area? >> yeah, i'm from kentucky. how do you pronounce louisville. >> like louisville, like louisville. like luolville. >> how do you pronounce louisville. >> i said louisville.
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>> is sing happy birthday? >> give you a kiss on the cheek. >> i'll never wash this cheek again. >> never do. >> more derby fun later. that was amazing! >> we watch that over and over again. thank you so much. leland: much more, maybe not another kiss for janice in the next hour of america's news headquarters. where and why the international swimmers took a cold plunge and scary moments for one truck driver when the ground literally fell out from under him. and we'll tell you how he escaped coming up. ♪ rescue me ♪. ♪
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♪ ♪ leland: welcome back on this saturday. hour two of "america's news headquarters" from washington, a lot to get to, i'm leland vittert. elizabeth: and i'm elizabeth prann. america's oldest ally heads to the polls tomorrow amid news that thousands of the leading candidate's e-mails are hacked and now online. leland: plus, missouri's governor with what he's doing to protect tens of thousands of folks in the show me state facing rising floodwaters this weekend. elizabeth: and police want to know have you seen these men. authorities say they're
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responsible for the brutal sucker punch murder of a father of five in las vegas. ♪ ♪ leland: voters hit the polls tomorrow in france to decide a presidential election that could change europe and global politics as we know it. but today one campaign is in crisis control after it says it suffered a massive and coordinated hacking attack. greg talcott is live in paris with what's happened. hi, greg. >> reporter: leland, it sounds like something right out of last year's u.s. elections, but the leader of this campaign, emmanuel macron, has been hit by what his supporters call a massive cyber attack, a data dump. thousands and thousands of e-mails and documents coming from the campaign have been posted online, most of the material according to reports is routine, but combined with what authorities say say is fake news, obviously, aimed at
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swaying this election. now, no one has assumed responsibility, but the macron camp have complained that there have been russian hacks against its system, and right-wing sites -- even sites in the united states -- have been spreading the word about this latest data dump. so far no sign that the candidacy of macron has been affected. he's a sent tryst, he's independent and pro-e.u., pro-nato, he's a reformer x he has something like a 20% or more lead on his far-right populist rival, the anti-immigrant, anti-e.u. candidate, marine le pen. now, there is a campaign ban in effect today that is a ban on all activities, so there hasn't been a lot of comment about this. authorities are trying to keep a lid on it, but the campaign manager for le pen has tweeted a question that perhaps this raises questions about her rival. now, it is le pen's comments
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about and support coming from vladimir putin and russia that has raised concerns perhaps about a russian role, again, reminiscent of the allegations of russian involvement in the campaign last year including leaks relating to the hillary clinton campaign. now, we spoke with folks here on the street in paris. they don't seem too concerned about this. here in liberal paris, macron gets a lot of support. but in the french heartland hard hit by an economy that has been stagnant for years with up employment 10% -- unemployment 10% and more, the pitch coming from le pen has played very well. we also did hear from candidates, from citizens here talking about a neither/nor route; that is, abstention. and that could play a big role in tomorrow's vote. finally, leland, this is so important, so historic, france is so key to a lot of things happening near europe and globally especially with the
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united states in terms of strategic questions that figures into the united states have weighed in. former president obama taped a message of support for macron. president trump in the past has spoken kindly of marine le pen, but in a press conference yesterday the white house says that it will work with whoever wins tomorrow. back to you. leland: yeah. and can't understate the importance of french alliance with the united states either. greg talcott in paris, good to see you, greg. we'll see you a lot tomorrow. let's bring in james carafano of the heritage foundation for some insight. big election, two candidates, one relatively pro-russian, one not. and somehow there's hacking in e-mails. dare we say here we go again? >> oh, absolutely. the russians were doing this before the american elections, they'll still continue to do it after the american elections. one thing we've seen that's been incredibly consistent with putin
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is he has gone back into the old soviet tool kit, and he's taken out those tools, and that includes disinformation and active measures. this is kind of classic soviet-style behavior. leland: the russian name for it, in terms of creating this stuff, it does seem that the french action, if you will, in terms of this latest e-mail dump about macron is kind of ham-handed. this doesn't seem to be nearly as involved as what we saw in the united states. >> well, you have to remember why the russians do this, why you conduct disinformation and active measure campaigns. it's less about necessarily driving a specific outcome than it is in kind of undermining the legitimacy and creating a bit of chaos. because as long as you're weakening and stressing your opponent and distracting them and you're creating space to operate, that's more important than the specific outlook you get -- outcome you get. if you go to rush that and say -- russia and say what are you going to achieve, the answer
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is, we don't know. if it creates chaos, good. if it doesn't, we do something else. leland: what are you hearing inside russia, to that point? do they view whatever they did in the u.s. elections as a success? >> well, i do think they saw it as a success from the perspective of look what's going on in the united states. we have a hyper-partisan political environment, it's kept people distracted, it has some people claiming the president is illegitimate, having the administration constantly dealing with these things. for them, even if they don't get a pro-russian president, they've still kind of tied us up a little, and so for very little investment, that's kind of a cheap win. leland: well, and to that point in terms of being tied up, you think about we now have multiple investigations up on capitol hill into russian meddling, big senate hearing coming up this week. >> yeah. leland: that going to change anything? >> no. and this also shows the limits of that. a, they didn't get a pro-russian
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president. look, i worked on the presidential transition team. there was never anything in the plan that said let's be weak on putin or kind of lame on nato. it just was never in the plan. so they were never going to get a pro-russian president, and they didn't get one, so that got them nothing. and in a sense, even if the united states wanted to do something nice with the russians now, it's going to be very, very difficult. everybody in congress hates them, the administration would be criticized. and, but i think all these, the political kind of trying to demonstrate clues, you don't know what you don't know, obviously, and i don't know everything, but so far nothing has demonstrated anything like collusion, so it hasn't even really slowed the administration down. and in the end, it's actually weakened putin because now they do this stuff so much that people are getting used to it. leland: well, has it weakened him -- it certainly hasn't weakened him internally. >> well, it has in the sense that putin is respected when he's strong, and he's pushing
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people around, and when he's not pushing people around like when somebody sends a 59-cruise missile message to your ally, that does make you look weaker. leland: okay. >> and so he's antagonized europe so much that he's actually created the pushback that he didn't want. and he is running out of spaces to meddle. so ironically, all this russian meddling is actually not really paying off for the russians. leland: interesting, interesting perspective, james. always good to hear from you. thanks so much. >> thank you for having me. leland: good to see you. liz? elizabeth: el with, the house -- well, the house republican bill to repeal and replace obamacare now heads to the senate. many of the same issues that stalled the bill in the lower chamber will be debated again and again in the upper chamber, but the process may take a little bit longer. allison barber has more. hi, allison. >> reporter: hi, elizabeth. you how remember that supporters of the bill in the house celebrated its passage in a very big way at the rose garden with the president. but that is just the first step
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in the senate the debate is only beginning. >> well, the senate will write its own bill. i mean, that's the way it works, right? they'll pass theirs, we'll pass ours, and then we'll go to conference. >> reporter: the house passed their bill thursday. some on the left like senator tim kaine say for starters they need to say the estimated cost. >> they rushed through a bill without knowing how many millions of people it would hurt, without knowing how much it would cost, without a protection for people with pre-existing conditions. >> reporter: and quite a few republicans are looking at it with caution. >> part of the problem i have is that the underlying premise of obamacare was that the federal government would, for the first time, buy insurance policy for people. that fundamental promise of obamacare is kept. some of the things we're going to have to work on, for example, are the refundable tax credit. we need to make sure that that's sufficient so that low income people can actually buy a policy. >> we will work together carefully to write our own bill.
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we will make sure we know what our bill costs. >> reporter: special budget rules allow the senate to pass health care with just 51 votes, but republicans probably need some help from democrats. republicans have the majority in the senate, but it's not as big as what they have in the house. elizabeth? elizabeth: all right. allison barber reporting live, thank you so much. for more, let's bring in sean noble and blake rutherford who served on hillary clinton's finance team in philadelphia. blake, i think i know what your response is going to be, so i'm going to toss this first question to sean. sean, we saw a big celebration in the rose garden this week. jumping the gun a little bit on that? >> i don't know if it's jumping the gun as much as it's sending a message to the supporters of repealing obamacare that we've takennen the first step and that this process is now underway. i think they needed to do it because there was some concern from the base that they weren't going to do it. they, you know, they had a false start where they didn't get the votes and they pulled the vote back a couple weeks ago, so i
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think they wanted to send a message that said, hey, we're serious about this, and we're taking steps to get obamacare repealed. elizabeth: blake, i want to bring you in, because i assume i know your response on this one, but i also want to ask you, you know, make no mistake about it, this is not what we're going to see in the senate. >> no, we're not going to see anything like this in the senate. i think we can expect the senate will take a paper shredder to the house bill. elizabeth: are they going to make sure they get all the republicans except two or get the democrats involved? >> mitch mcconnell has not expressed any interest in working with the democrats, so if reconciliation is the way they're going to go, i think they would be smart to revisit their strategy, however, because i think the house bill is so politically toxic already that the senate's distancing itself from it. they're going to have to revisit this entirely. we now have a house in play because, because they took that vote. so i think the senate will have
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to reconsider -- >> that's fundamentally not true. >> -- in a much different way. i think sean now will probably have to anytime that it was -- admit that it was a curious political strategy by the republicans. elizabeth: sean, i wanted to talk about that later, but you brought up 2018 so, sean, i want to let you respond. >> yeah. i think it's not necessarily curious strategy. the strategy is to use reconciliation to take the first step in repealing obamacare. this isn't going to happen in reconciliation. they're then going to go to regular process to do other reforms that are necessary to completely root this thing out. but this is far from being an election issue at this point. remember, the democrats passed a bill in 2009, in october or november of 2009, and celebrated it. then the senate passed a bill on christmas eve, a draft bill really. and then after they lost the scott brown seat or the ted kennedy seat to scott brown in january of 2010, they went to reconciliation.
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so we're using reconciliation to unwind what they put in place by reconciliation. so this is far from over, and i don't think it's going to be a bad thing for republicans come election 2018. i think by the time we get there if obamacare has not been repealed and it's still in place, it will have caused so many problems with rising premiums, businesses having to lay people off because of how expensive health care is, there's going to be a clamoring. and i think republicans were smart to start this process. and if they get done by election day, that's going to be better for them. elizabeth: okay, i want to move the conversation a little bit forward because i want to talk about the senate. that's what we're going to be talking about for the next couple of weeks, perhaps even june until we get that omb scoring. there's a dozen lawmakers getting together vying to make this a better law, and i want to talk optics because there's a lot of men in that group, there's a lot of white men.
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there's two women that are not included, susan collins from maine and lisa murkowski. so i want to toss to you, blake. when we talk about making this law better, do their need to be more voices at the table that we know of right now? >> oh, absolutely, there need to be more voices at the table. the thought that only 12 white men are going to craft a senate health care bill is preposterous. i mean, we certainly need to include not only women, but minorityies. and the republican party really has to think about the consequences of this house vote as they draft this bill because the house vote not only eliminates the pre-existing condition option, it taxes older americans, and it looks like that while we don't know what it's going to cost, that it's likely to kick some 24-26 million people off their health insurance which is just a wild
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endeavor while the only true benefit that any republican can talk about is that it gives tax cut to the wealthy. elizabeth: all right, sean -- >> if that's the senate plan, then sure, they can stick with this crew of 12 and achieve that same end. i certainly hope that's not the case. elizabeth: sean, i want to give you the last word. we did have representative rooney from south florida who said that initial omb report was completely false, so there are some voices that say we're going to be seeing a much more positive cbo score this go around, but i'm going to go ahead and give you the last word. >> i think that we'll see a better score. i think that this is the beginning of the process. this is far from over. and for the democrats to be spiking the football saying we're going to win the majority over this, it's really premature for that. elizabeth: gentlemen, thank you so much. we'll be sure to have you back, because this debate is not going anywhere. thank you, gentlemen. >> thank you. elizabeth: for more on the health care debate and trump white house, be sure to tune into fox news tomorrow for an all new "media buzz."
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howard kurtz talks to former trump campaign manager corey lewandowski at 11 a.m. eastern. and white house chief of staff reince priebus joins chris wallace on "fox news sunday" to weigh in on the next steps for the administration. check your local listings for time and channel. leland: not the news anybody wants to hear. more rain is on the way to the midwest. an area already dealing with flooding and extreme devastationing, the weather -- devastation, the weather has killed ten, and it is not over. meteorologist adam klotz with how bad it will get for folks up and down the mississippi: hi, adam. >> the biggest story as we continue on with this is just the rising water levels. so even though, yes, more rain on the way, the heaviest rain moved on out, but the water levels continue to rise. and that's the issue. areas across the midwest each one of these is under a flood watch, portions of indiana running down to the ohio river,
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eventually the mississippi, all cresting today and that's going to be a real problem for folks who live right along that waterway. we did see showers move on through the area just within the last couple of hours. this cell getting into portions of kentucky, now down over towards the tennessee area, eastern tennessee. as this moves off to the east, that's good news, it clears off on the back side. but this is a large system and all areas where we're going to see off and on showers. this isn't really heavy rain today, but it's just that rain that's going to linger. it's going to be cloudy, a little bit of a raw day for folks across the area. here's what it looks like on your future radar. this system continuing to slowly lift up to the north and east and not an all-day or consistent rain but off and on showers running into your sunday, eventually running into monday morning by the time this finally clears off and perhaps we see a little bit more sun shine. how much rain am i talking about? here's your forecast and precipitation.
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these aren't big numbers, anywhere from a couple tenths of an inch up to an inch or two inches. so it's just one of those weekends where it's a good idea, leland, probably keep that umbrella handy, but i'm not expecting a lot more rainfall accumulation, not anything like we've seen in the last week or so. leland: as you point out, the qume la cumulative effect in places like missouri is devastating. >> yeah, we're seeing it today. leland: adam, thank you. still ahead, we'll speak to the missouri governor on how he's planning to move forward after the severe storms. there's a drive there to get clean-up supplies to those who need it most. that's coming up later in the hour. elizabeth: coming up, one texas police officer turning himself in facing murder charges over the death of a 15-year-old boy. plus, we'll put aside the politics and break down just what is in the new health care
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bill known as trumpcare. and a photo finish. a dozen athletes from across one of the world's most famous borders in a stunt they say is just for one reason. ♪ >> it's not a protest. it's not a political statement. this is purely for human rights and casting a pot light on human suffering -- spotlight on human suffering and that every life is valuable. that's what this is about. ♪ ♪
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♪ elizabeth: a police officer in a dallas suburb faces murder charges in the shooting death of a black 15-year-old boy. the incident is fueling grief and calls for justice. will carr joins us from our dallas bureau with more. hi, will. >> reporter: hey there, liz. authorities really moved quickly in this case which may have defused some of the tension going on throughout the community as 15-year-old jordan edwards is set to be laid to rest later today. now former officer roy oliver, a six-year veteran with the police department as well as an army vet, is accused of shooting edwards, an athlete and a straight-a student in the head. oliver and another officer responded to a house party and say they thought they heard gunshots in the area when they
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saw a car filled with five black teenagers leaving the property. originally, the police chief said the car was aggressively driving in reverse towards the officers, and that's why oliver fired, but after reviewing body camera video, the chief said the car was actually driving away from the officers when oliver was shot -- or when oliver shot edwards. oliver was fired tuesday, and the edwards' family attorney is celebrating the murder charge. >> i honestly began to cry because i just did not believe that things could actually work the way that they're supposed to work. and so it was a very emotional moment for me. >> reporter: and oliver isn't the only officer making national headlines this week. on tuesday former south carolina police officer michael flager pleaded guilty after shooting an unarmed black man in the back after a traffic stop to. and then on wednesday, the doj declined to charge officers in the death offalton sterling, the
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louisiana -- of altonster sterling. liz. elizabeth: will carr, thank you so much. leland? leland: these folks are certainly dedicated as they took the plunge to show support, they say. a group of people swam across the border yesterday to show their support for immigrant and human rights. swimmers from the united states, mexico, israel and south africa were among the 12 athletes to make the swim in the pacific ocean from imperial beach, california, to tijuana. if you're counting, that is 6.2 miles. how do you carry your passport when you're swimming? elizabeth: maybe you get a waterproof case. leland: yeah. that guy's happy. elizabeth: all right. coming up after the break, a father of five killed in a random act of violence in las vegas. and the gop bill to repeal
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and replace obamacare is on its way to the senate. but what's in it? we're going to break through the partisan spin and get down to some facts for you coming up next. >> i think most importantly, yes, premiums will be coming down. yes, deductibles will be coming down. but very importantly, it's a great plan. ♪ ♪
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♪ ♪ >> people with pre-existing conditions couldn't get coverage, there were taxes, they were often buried in the find print. many were hurt by obamacare. leland: that was senator tom cotton facing constituents in arkansas last month. that happened to a number of senators. republicans got an earful from voters at home, many worried they'll lose obamacare coverage, others worried they're stuck with it and the high premiums that come with it. a revised health care bill now
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heads to the senate where senate members say there are a lot of changes to come. a white house reporter at "the wall street journal" joins us now. nice to see you, louise. big picture here, you do get a sense this is going to be a lot hardener the senate than it was in -- harder in the senate than it was in the house. >> certainly, the margin of error is even slimmer. you can't afford to lose more than two senators in the gop caucus. there are at least three gop senators on both sides of the party spectrum who have said they want things that are irreconcilably different from what the other side wants. leland: senators re, cruz and rand paul who basically said not a chance. >> right. rand paul kind of out there on his own, so everybody has to figure out what's up with the three of them. leland: how much political capital does the white house really have to spend on this, or did they spend it all on the house? >> they certainly say they're going to be very engaged with the senate.
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they say people say they didn't think they could get it done in the house, they think they can apply the same sort of magic that they managed to eke out a -- leland: was this white house magic or paul ryan magic? >> you know, if you watched the rose garden ceremony on thursday, everybody was lavishing creditten on everybody -- credit on everybody. republican members had run on this for three straight elections and said whatever happened, they had to at least get something out of the house. that was the real magic. leland: we have of a lot of folks here who have a lot of history covering the white house and capitol hill as you do, and i don't know if anybody could remember the last time there was a ceremony in the rose garden after a bill passed one chamber. >> it was certainly a victory lap. on the other hand, getting that bill through the house against all the odds could quite reasonably be seen as a considerable victory against the odds for this white house. leland: well, certainly, they want to play it that way. with is there a danger or was
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there a calculus of whether there's a danger in having a moment like this if all of a sudden it fails in the senate? >> it also did leave the impression that this was going to be the great, shining moment for their effort. leland: yeah. well, it cuts both ways. after this, especially after it passed, we saw the sort of insane talking points from both sides really come out. if you listen to democrats, you know, if you've ever stubbed your toe, you're not going to be able to get health care. if you listen to the president, dedeductibles and premiums are coming down, and more importantly as he said, it's going to be great. you get the sense that neither side's really telling you the full deal here. >> well, health policy is confusing and complicated, and that leaves a lot of room for partisanship. there are arguments that each side can maker for their case. what americans are ultimately wrestling with is this difference between whether you
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want lower premiums, which you could have, or whether you want to cover everyone regardless of their medical history, which you could always have. americans have never been asked to choose which one they want. leland: that's what politicians do, promise you thinks you can't have. happens all the time. the question though for the white house right now is really how far can we push in the senate to get this through. what cookies are on the table right now. >> well, the white house knows there are going to have to be changes in the senate. they don't necessarily think the senate is going to be rewriting it perhaps as aggressively as -- they also know that tax credits and the way they're structured in this new republican bill are on the table, so both are going to be things that occupy people for the next few weeks, months, however lock they're going at this. leland: how worried is the white house about the sound bites being created by the president of pre-existing conditions will be covered, you will have lower
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deductibles and premiums when we don't have the cbo scoring and really, as we learned from obamacare, there's a law of unintended consequences when it comes to health care legislation? >> certainly, the last administration did learn towards the end that some of the promises that president obama had made at the beginning were very hard to live up to. but they also saw those as necessary things that needed to be said at the time to get the bill passed. in some ways, you fight the battle that's immediately in front of you and worry about the later battle later. leland: and this white house seems okay with that philosophy as well. >> sor for now. leland: thanks again. great seeing you. liz? elizabeth: well, we've been talking a lot about the election in france, but it's not the only big election on our radar this week. on tuesday south koreans will head to the polls to elect a new leader two months after the country's former president was impeached on corruption charges. u.s. relations hang in the balance while tensions rise in the korean peninsula. a 64-year-old civil rights
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lawyer has a strong lead. moon has been critical of u.s. deployment of an anti-ballistic missile defense system known as thad in south korea, seen here, a move the previous president had endorsed. and take a look at this. severe flooding swamps the midwest. people are not out of the woods just yet. we're going to talk with missouri's governor about the big clean-up and the danger his state is still facing after the break. and police are searching for the suspects seen here accused of fatally punching a stranger. the latest leads in that case and what we're learning about the victim in this very tragic story when we come back. ♪ >> that guy murdered my son. he was a husband, a father to five kids, and he was my best friend. ♪
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leland: all right. now down to venezuela as the political crisis there continues. the death toll has risen now to at least 33 people that we know of as socialist president nicholas no during row increasingly cracks down on demonstrators simply calling for elections. that oil-rich country is dealing with hyperinflation and major food shortages due primarily to ma during row's radical left-wing policies. drop in oil prices have added to the country's troubles. u.s. national security adviser h.r. mcmaster met with the national assembly president yesterday who opposes ma during row. they -- maduro. based on this video, one wonders if a peaceful solution is possible. elizabeth: here in the u.s.
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people in the midwest are knee deep in clean-up this weekend after heavy rains caused severe flooding across parts of missouri, arkansas, illinois and louisiana. officials are blaming this flooding for at least six deaths in missouri alone with governor eric greitens declared a state of emergency. the mississippi and missouri rivers are expected to crest today. they could reach 12 feet above flood level, so people are not in the clear just yet. governor greitens joins us now from the phone in missouri. governor, thank you so much for joining us, sir. so you're not out of the woods yet, what are you telling residents today? >> look, this has been a historic flood in missouri. we've had 13 major rivers and creeks that have passed all-time, historic highs, and tonight it's very possible that the mississippi near cape gerardo, missouri, is also going to hit a historic high. so we are still in the flood-fighting phase of this operation. i've signed an executive order to get hundreds of national guard troops as well as
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thousands of volunteers out on the front line ands could not be prouder of the way the people of missouri have responded. first responders have conducted hundreds of rescue operations, literally saving hundreds of lives. we want everybody to stay safe, and everybody on front lines we appreciate their incredible volunteer work. elizabeth: yeah. some of the video that we're seeing is just absolutely, it's breathtaking. i want to talk to you a little bit about the economic impact. i mean, you're talking about towns that are completely underwater, but aside from the damage, i also want to ask you about commerce because there's roads, hundreds of roads that are closed. amtrak is not able to function and especially boat traffic when you talk about the rivers cresting today, so boat traffic is halted. so i want to ask you, sir, about the mic impact -- the economic impact. >> look, there has been, obviously, a major short-term economic impact because we have had hundreds of roads closed, lots of trains and, of course, ports which are incredibly important to us here in the state of missouri. longer term we have had some,
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you know, entire communities which were virtually underwater. i've been in west plains, van buren, missouri, all of these communities incredibly hard hit including dozens of businesses, hundreds of homes. so for us as we get past the flood-fighting stage, we'll also be moving into the recovery phase. we have declared a state of emergency here. i have every expectation that this will lead the level for a federal disaster declaration, and we'll be bringing resources to the bear as part of this critical economic recovery as well. elizabeth: okay, you talk about resources. i'm asking, have you asked for any assistance from the federal government? there's been a lot of talk when we've seen natural disasters like in that these, perhaps, could be some of the programs or funding that is actually proposed to be cut out of the budget in 2018. so i want to ask you, have you gone to the federal government and asked for help? >> you know, i spoke to president trump last week, told him about what the situation was here, and his message was really clear.
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he just said, eric, we've been watching you and the people of missouri, you're doing a great job, let us know anything we can do to help. so our next step in the process is to do formal assessments of all the the damage throughout the counties in missouri, and then we will make a declaration for this to be declared as a federal disaster which would then activate those federal resources. so i am planning to make that application. elizabeth: all right. my last question, you talked about the national guard and the volunteers. what else are you seeing on the ground there? i know you and i had talked before the break that really you're flabbergasted by some of the people who are reaching out to help the victims of this disaster. >> i'll tell you, i was in west plains, missouri, yesterday and this is a town that was incredibly hard hit. you had first responders saving lives, and then what i saw was so many volunteers from the red cross, from churches coming together to help their friends, their family and sometimes to help complete strangers clean out their house, make sure that they're providing warm meals,
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shelter, clothing. and it is really heartening to see the way the people of missouri are dealing with hardship but coming out stronger on the other side. elizabeth: all right. governor greitens, thank you so much for joining us. you are in our thoughts and prayers, sir. >> god bless you. thank you. leland: now to san francisco where a truck driver escaped unharmed after his truck fell into a sinkhole. the sinkhole was about 5 feet deep, 15 feet wide. the driver had pulled over and stopped when he noticed his truck was starting to sink. then they pulled the truck back out. hmm. ♪ ♪ elizabeth: all right. coming up after the break, seeking justice. one heart broken family is asking your help to find a man who allegedly murdered this father of five children with just a single sucker punch. plus -- >> it was just a year ago that new yorkers first beheld the hinten berg soaring majestically
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>> scarcely 300 feet above the ground now, port hoels open. landing lines are thrown. one is impressed by her mammoth size, her great framework encasing seven million cubic feet. motors are idling. all seems shipshape when suddenly -- recorded 80 years ago today when the german airship hindenburg burst into flames just before trying to land at lakehurst naval station in new jersey. people gathering there at the crash site to lay a wreath in memory of the 35 people who were onboard and one person who was on the ground who died that day. the deadliest aviation disaster ever, up until that time. only one survivor is still alive today, a now 88-year-old man who was 8 years old at time when his
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mother threw him to safety. leland: the sucker punch killer who decked a father of five in las vegas is still on the run, and now police want your help to finally bring him to justice. jonathan hunt live from our l.a. bureau with this story which is sad in so many ways, jonathan. >> reporter: yeah, tragic story, leland. louis campos was looking forward to his brother's wedding. he was going to be the best man. now that brother is instead planning louie's funeral. he was 45 and had five children. he died in the hospital thursday watched over by his wife four days after being sucker punched as he waited in line outside a vegas nightclub. >> to see his wife laying over his body just broke my heart. his kids. it's the worst.
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when he was born, it was the happiest time of my life x now the same child it's the saddest thing in my life. >> reporter: the two men who apparently randomly attacked campos was seen on security camera moments after one of them threw that fatal punch. vegas police don't have much of a description. they say both men are in their 20s, one wearing a white cap, dark shirt and white pants, the other in a dark shirt and tan pants. >> they're clearly walking down the street and gloating about it. the guy looks like he's so proud of himself, you know? it's just sickening to me. >> that guy murdered my son. he was a husband, a father to five kids. and he was my best friend. >> reporter: the campos brothers, there are four of them in all, had arranged a rare get-together in vegas to celebrate adam's upcoming wedding. the brothers say louie was loving every minute of that
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trip, and they loved every minute they spent with him. now, they just want to see justice for that man who took their brother's life. leland? leland: makes you angry in so many ways to watch that video. jonathan hunt in los angeles. jonathan, thank you. we want to give you an opportunity to see the surveillance video again. not much of a description, but there's a lot you can tell from a video like that, the way they walk, the way they hold their hands. if you have any information on the suspects, you can help. call the las vegas metropolitan police department, 702-828-3521. elizabeth: coming up, devils of the deep putting op a very colorful display at a national park in florida. we'll explain. ♪
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>> fiery display in southern guatemala from fuego or fire volcano, black ash with 20,000 feet high, yuck, local authorities say 300 were evacuating in the area. probably hard the fly? >> i will say. in florida visitors to st. andrews state work getting
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up close and personal encounter, according to news harold, schools of the dark-colored fish have spent the last week making their way on what's known as the kitty pool. i've been there, it's beautiful. they don't have barbs so they can sting but, of course, wildlife experts does not recommend petting them. >> i would say telling me not to worry when that's in the water, i'm going to worry. >> they don't have barbs. >> they know that how? >> because it's certain type of rays that don't have barbs. >> that's not a risk i want to take. >> so we have big news this weekend. extra hour programming tomorrow, we are covering all things coming out of france which i know just judging by twitter, people are very interested in across the globe, really. >> it could have major implications whichever way this goes, nationalists who wins and wants to get out of the eu and wreck the euro or centrist
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candidate. big e-mail bump that came from some anonymous hackers. >> we don't know what's in the emails. >> we will will be here to cover it all. america's news headquarters from new york continues, see you. uma: round one in the battle over health care reform is in the books and now it's on to the senate, where the republican plan faces new challenges, all this as president trump favors his victory in the house and fulfills a promise he made on the campaign trail to repeal and replace obamacare. hello, everyone, welcome to -- wait. where did you come from? >> i knew she was going to do that. [laughter] >> is this the run for the roses, the kentucky derby. >> the second person that made fun. i didn't know you were off to prom. anyway.


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