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thanks for joining us. . . . . this morning the political battle over the southern border continues. the president is pushing a proposal to transport migrants leased from detention at the border to sanctuary cities across the country. what his administration says is just one option on the table. plus mayor of south bend, indiana, pete buttigieg officially announces his 20 presidential campaign. he's organized his message around three words, freedom, security and democracy. and tiger woods wins the 2019 masters. his first major title in 11 years marking a major come back for the golf pro.
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good morning, everybody. it is monday, april 15th. i'm yasmin vossoughian. there was whiplash at the white house this weekend. the president's aides responded to "the washington post" reporting that in february and last november the administration had proposed releasing immigrant detainees in to sanctuary cities to target political enemies. on thursday the white house said in a statement quote, this was just a suggestion that was floated and rejected, which ended any further discussion. but on friday president trump contradicted that, forcing white house press secretary sarah huckabee sanders to change the response. >> we'll bring the illegal, i call them illegals. they came across the border illegally. we'll bring them to sanctuary cities areas and let that particular area take care of it, whether it's a state or whatever
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it might be. california certainly is always saying we want more people, and they want more people in their sanctuary cities. well we'll give them more people. we can give them an unlimited supply and let's see if they are so happy. they say they have open arm. let's see if they have open arms. >> so where does this idea stand right now? >> look, this is an option on the table. i mean. we've talked about a number of different things over the last two years that we would love to see happen. >> okay. so in spite of president trump's recent declaration the country is full, his proposal to transport migrants to cities deep within the interior could have the unintended consequence to make it easier for them to stay in the u.s. the ap is writing the plan would put thousands of immigrants in cities that are not only welcoming to them but more likely to rebuff federal officials carrying out
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immigration orders and these cities have more resources to make their cases to stay in the united states. with some of the nation's biggest advocacy groups based in san francisco, new york city and chicago, even sarah huckabee sanders said it could ultimately be a compromise. >> we're looking to see if there are options that make it possible and doing it in a full and thorough and extensive review. the president likes the idea and democrats have said they want these individuals into their communities. so let's see if it works and everybody gets a win out of it. >> but if there's any confusion, president trump's twitter post on saturday night suggests his plan to ship migrants into the u.s. is meant to inflict harm. . tweeting democrats must change the immigration laws fast if not sanctuary cities must immediately act to take care of the illegal immigrants and this includes gang members, drug dealers, human traffickers and criminals of all shapes, sizes and kinds.
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change laws now. president trump vented more of i had outrage on twitter as he continues to search for a border policy that matches his hard-line rhetoric. the "new york times" reported that during a trip to california earlier this month the president privately urged kevin mcaleenan to close the southern border to migrants. according to three people briefed about the conversation days before naming kevin mcaleenan to be acting homeland security. the report says it was not clear what trump manmade by his request or his additional comment to kevin mcaleenan that he would pardon him if he encountered any legal problems as a result of taking the action. one of the people briefed on the conversation said it was possible that president trump had intended the comments as a joke, but people familiar with the remarks told the "times" that it alarmed officials at the department of homeland security who were told of it. and in series of tweets on saturday, president trump denied the story. quote i never offered pardons to
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homeland security officials, never ordered anyone to close our southern border although i have the absolute right to do so and may if mexico doesn't apprehend the illegals coming to our border. it's all fake and corrupt news. the president went on to complain that the "new york times" story was knowingly wrong on many every fact. they never called to check for truth. their sources often don't exist. a fraud. they will lie and cheat anyway possible to make me look bad. in six years they will be gone. reporter responded the "times" emailed three times for comment and the white house press office acknowledged receipt of those emails. joining me now from washington, senior political correspondent for the washington examiner, david drucker. thank you for joining us on this monday. what could the reaction from democrats and republicans be if
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trump were to actually close down the southern border? >> well, look, i don't think we're going to end up in that situation simply because of the economic devastation that would cause because there's so many goods that move across the border. ultimately i think the president is not going to mess with what is a very strong economy. i think what we do see with all of this the president's typical ad hoc approach to policy making. he's throwing things against the wall trying to figure out what works. he hasn't figured out a way to work with congress to make changes in the law in order to deal what is a very real problem at the southern border with the increase in asylum seekers. this is something that any president would have had to deal with. but the president, obviously, gets very frustrated. and so he's trying to strong arm democrats, i suppose, with threats to ship some of these
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migrants into the interior of the country, to sanctuary cities. the question would then be if these people are as bad as you say they are, the repercussions of this, i think, would fall upon him. politically this isn't going to accomplish what he wants with the voters and some of whom he's going to need in 2020 if he's going to win re-election and not is going pressure democrats some ends up right back where he started and now with a bigger immigration problem than he was before he engaged in the policy. >> you make a good point about shutting down the border because as we've talked about numerous times, what we think the president will run on and what he should run on is the economy going into 2020. if he makes an issue on the border that could affect the economy. that could be a major problem looking ahead to the election for the president. but the fact that i continues to make these threats is curious to say the least. talk to me about the disjointed
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response as you were just mentioning to shipping migrants to sanctuary cities. what we continuously forget is that these are individuals, these are people. these are people that are sisters, brothers, mothers, fathers, that have children, that are children and yet to a certain extent in this conversation, in this type of potential scenario they are being used as pawns. to be shipped to sanctuary cities, to prove a point, which to a certain extent comes from an inherently bad place because in a way the president is saying i wish upon you violence from people that are, you know, that are being seen as drug dealers or whatever. it's incredible to me. and now this disjointed response from not only the president but press secretary sarah huckabee sanders who went back and forth on it. >> right. so i think that you raise a good point in that it doesn't seem that the administration necessarily has a sort of
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ideological or philosophical base. you have career officials at dhs that are trying to work within the law to figure out a solution to the problem. there is a problem at the southern border where we have more asylum seekers than used to be. there are drug cartels and other criminals trying to game our asylum laws. i've talked to members of congress on capitol hill that say that aside from trump's rhetoric there's a problem that needs to be dealt with. then on the other hand you have the president who is trying to wield this as a political bludgeon because he thinks it worked for me in 2016, it can work in 2020. what he's trying to do is stop himself from looking ineffective so that after four years what did he actually get done? his method is ratchet up the rhetoric, find an enemy to blame, the democrats and then say it's not my fault that i have to get this tough. it's not my fault that it didn't get done. >> right, i did everything i could. >> david drucker, thank you very
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much. congresswoman ilhan omar said she's received an increase in death threats followed by tweets from donald trump. she wrote violent crimes and other acts of hate by right-wing extremists and white nationalists are on the rise in this country and around the world. that statement comes after president trump on friday posted a video of the congresswoman super imposed over images of the 9/11 terror attacks. the video of omar came from a speech she gave last month. here's what she said. >> far too long we have lived with the discomfort of being a second class citizen. and frankly i'm tired of it. and every single muslim in this country should be tired of it. cair was founded after 9/11. because they recognized that some people did something and
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that all of us were starting to lose access to our civil liberties. >> so the video tweeted by the president featured congresswoman omar some people did something. house speaker nancy pelosi said u.s. capitol police and the house sergeant-at-arms are conducting a security assessment to safeguard congresswoman omar, her family and her staff following the president's tweet. still ahead everybody attorney general bill barr is expected to release a redacted version of robert mueller's final report this week. we'll bring in legal analyst danny cevallos to talk about what we can expect from that. plus mayor pete pete buttigieg wasn't the only one kicking off a 2020 campaign over the weekend. we have highlights from cory booker's rally as well. those stories and a check on your weather when we come back. i don't keep track of regrets.
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. welcome back. the redacted version of bob mueller's report on russian interference is expected to be released this week nearly two years after mueller's appointment as special counsel. on friday justice department officials were in the final stages of planning the delivery of the roughly 400-page report to lawmakers. meanwhile the "new york times" reports that aides say president trump has become emboldened by attorney general bill barr's summary, even as the white house is awaiting new details. people close to trump have described his mood to the "times" as lighter and said they have noticed an increase in his confidence quote after he spent months feeling weighed down bay loss of control. however, need terrify president nor his white house attorneys have seen or planned on reviewing the full report in advance of it being released to congress or the public. let's bring in msnbc legal analyst danny cevallos to help
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us break this down and what we can expect from the release of this full mueller report which we expect in the next couple of days, either today or tomorrow possibly. could the president possibly be in more legal jeopardy once this redacted version of the report is released? >> yes, possibly. for a few different reasons. all of barr's top line summary, notice to congress april it says is that my conclusion is that the there is no collusion or crime on the obstruction issue. crime isn't necessary or sufficient ground for impeachment. that can be very problematic. and then you also have the pill after effects of anything that may be scandalous or embarrassing that is in that report in the unredacted portion. now they say they tried to avoid the embarrassment or disclosure of private facts of people who are not implicated in crimes, but all in all it still could be
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very embarrassing. this administration seems immune to embarrassments in many ways but this could be a major impeachment threat because you don't need a crime to file articles of impeachment. >> you remember hearing jerrold nadler he wanted the unredacted verse of the report released to him. how long could that fight go on? this is a highly redacted version of the mueller report. we do know congress wants to see it in full. >> congress has subpoena power like the courts and arguably kong' subpoena power can be broader. one of the things that the white house would have on his side and trump would have on his side is time. because if you take time, if you fight this out in the courts and oppose a congressional subpoena, two things can happen. after so much time in the courts it can lose its political releva relevance or if you run out the clock enough you might have a different congress by the time the issue is finally resolved by the courts.
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time is always on the side of the white house if they can delay. >> let's quickly turn to immigration here and this plan from the trump administration that they could feasibly shift migrants to sanctuary cities. what's the legal precedent here, if there is any legal precedent? can the trump administration do something like this? >> the conclusion is likely illegal but not illegal enough that it would prevent trump from trying it. by that what i mean is that there are laws like the hatch act which prevent officials like president trump from using government funds for political purposes. this is arguably a political move to get back at sanctuary cities. but there isn't any explicit federal law -- >> how do you prove that. >> that's why i say it might be against the law but in a squishy sense. there's no law that says the president can't put people on buses and ship them to sanctuary
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cities. and government dollars for buying a bus ticket to send somebody to san francisco that may not be authorized under the current funding laws. that's not an explicit outlaw of this proposed act. instead it's one of the under lying laws. >> is that a legal term squishy >> absolutely, your honor. >> wow, your honor. i didn't know i went to law school and now a judge. danny cevallos thank you. i want to turn to weather. >> i'm not going to use that squishy term in the forecast. it was a tough weekend, last 36 hours, saturday and sunday, deadly tornadoes across the south and southeast. now currently we're seeing this tornado watch back off across the preliminary to the northeast but still in place for a few counties here and that's going to last until 7:00 a.m. now the squall line continue to
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makes its way. currently make its way offshore from washington to new york. severe thunderstorm warning still in place here for the next five to ten minutes for new york city. but i really want to focus on boston. we have that boston marathon this morning here. the runners will have a tough time running that 26.2 with this front going to pass them. so this area of low pressure as it makes its way through the northeast, the back side of this system, we are still talking about lake enhanced snow from northeast ohio to higher elevations of upstate new york, potentially up to an inch of accumulation where squalls persist. they could see the heavier amounts. just a really tough weekend and we'll see a break but another system is headed our way. >> thank you. still ahead, everybody, judging by his twit account president trump was glued to the television and cheering on his friend tiger woods at the masters. all the highlights from tiger's historic win at augusta next in
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i mean it really speaks for itself, right? welcome back. what a day, what a weekend for tiger woods. time now for sports. a celebration there at the final hole of the 83rd mast engineers tournament in augusta, georgia as tiger woods who began yesterday's final round two strokes tlee shots off the lead. his first since 2008. woods earns his fifth green jacket at the masters since 2005, a feat the 43-year-old and the world really thought he might never accomplish again. i got say it was incredibly emotional to see him hug his kids. i want to turn to pro basketball. opening round of the nba playoffs. we'll start in the east with boston hosting the pacers where
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the celtics rallied in the second half for a 10-point win. in milwaukee the top seeded bucks make a statement against the pistons with a 121-86 victory. the western conference portland's lillard scored a game high 30 points leading the trailblazers to 104-99 win at home against thunder. in houston james harden records a triple-double leading the rockets with 29 points and 10 rebounds in last night's 122-90 win over the jazz. still ahead, mayor pete buttigieg officially kicks off his 20 presidential campaign. we'll show you some of the high lights. plus democrats extend the deadline for the irs to turn over president trump's tax returns but white house press secretary sarah huckabee sanders says congress is not smart enough to read them. we're back in a moment.
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you inspired us to create internet that puts you in charge. that handles anything. that protects what's important. and reaches everywhere. this is beyond wifi. this is xfi. simple, easy, awesome. welcome back, everybody. i'm yasmin vossoughian. it's the bottom of the hour. let's start with the morning's stop hours. mayor pete buttigieg mayor of south bend who has risen to prominence in the early stages of the 2020 race has officially joined the crowded democratic field. >> i'm here to join you to make a little news. my name is pete buttigieg. they call me mayor pete.
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i'm a proud south bend, indiana and i'm running for president of the united states. >> the 37-year-old made the announcement yesterday in his home city as he looks to make history by becoming the youngest ever and first openly gay president. speaking to the more than 4,500 president gathered inside a former studebaker car factory, now a tech hub, pete buttigieg dismissed president trump's promise to make america great again. >> that's why i'm here today. to tell a different story than make america great again. because there's a myth being sold to industrial and rural communities. the myth that we can stop the clock and turn it back. it comes from people who think the only way to speak communities like ours is through resentment and nostalgia.
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they are selling an impossible promise of returning to a by gone era that was never as great as advertised to begin with. the problem is that they are telling us to look for greatness in all the wrong places. >> joining me now from chicago members news national political reporter josh letterman. good morning to you. thanks for joining us today. talk more about the message that we're hearing from mayor pete that he talked about in the crowd, to the crowd yesterday and what were some of your key takeaways? >> you heard pete buttigieg right there pushing back on trump and his message of returning to an america of the past. interestingly he never mentioned president trump by name and you won't hear him do that very often at all on the campaign trail. but he definitely makes some
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reference to the president. when he referred to washington being an all consuming horror show. key themes of pete buttigieg's campaign laying out being democracy, security and freedom. these are issues that he says that democrats for too long have ceded to the republican party but he thinks they can make a compelling case, talking about security, climate security, freedom, being freedom to change jobs without losing your health care. he also drew a few comparisons to obama due to some of his rhetoric. let's take a listen to that. >> the america today feels like a confusing place to live. it's because we're on one of those blank pages in between chapters. change is coming ready or not. the question of our time is whether families and workers will be defeated by the changes beneath us, or whether we will master them and make them work towards a better every day life for us all?
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a moment like that calls for hopeful voices from communities like ours and yes, it calls for a new generation of leadership in this country. >> and pete buttigieg fresh off his campaign announcement yesterday heading to new york city today where he'll be on rachel maddow's show this evening and then off to iowa for a two day swing who will be first to vote next year. >> we certainly know that mayor pete throughout this cycle is definitely not going to make it an and trump message, he's more about beating them at the ballot box. but how is he going to distinguish himself especially when it comes to the issues amongst sort of the very crowded democratic field? >> well that's the big question and the challenge that awaits him now. he says he's not too hung up on getting into the details of policy too early.
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that he think it's important to basically lay out his principles, his values and then fill some of that in as it develops. but the challenge he has compared to all these other candidates is not only on some of the issues it's all structural advantage. all of these other candidates for months if not years have been building campaign apparatus, offices in iowa, new hampshire. he doesn't have that but will have to put that together pretty quickly. >> certainly is a lot of excitement surrounding his u announcement. senator cory booker kicked off his 2020 presidential campaign in his home town of newark, new jersey on saturday. over 4,000 people gathered to hear the senator's pitch. booker not only took on president trump, but also challenged progressives within the democratic party. >> you see the president wants a race to the gutter and to fight us in the gutter.
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but to win, to win, we have to fight from higher ground in order to bring this country to higher ground. we can't allow them to divide us. we must also resist the urge to divide ourselves. because the people on my block, the people gathered my here and folks all across the country can't wait. they can't afford a politics of division that sacrifices progress for purity. they can't afford to allow this election to become just an exercise in political pose second-to -- posturing or become divorced from the realities of so many people who are struggling and hurting. >> house democrats extended the deadline to april 23rd for the white house to hand over president trump's tax returns. it follows treasury secretary steve mnuchkin skepticism over
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the request and his department missing the initial deadline of april 10th. over the weekend the chairman of the ways and means cheat wrote a letter to the irs commissioner claiming that mnuchkin's concerns lack merritt. white house press secretary sarah huckabee sanders had this response to democrats latest request. >> i don't think congress particularly not this group of congressmen and women are smart enough to look through the thousands of pages i would assume that president trump's taxes will be. my guess is most of them don't do their own taxes and i certainly don't trust them to look through the decades of success that the president has and determine anything. >> so house oversight and reform chair elijah cummings is set to subpoena president trump's accounting firm in order to secure his financial statements according to a memo obtained by "washington post" and politico. it comes after the firm refuseed a committee request to hand over the documents. joining me again from
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washington, senior political correspondent for the "washington examiner," david drucker. david, do you think that democrats have a realistic shot here of getting president trump's tax returns before this april 23rd deadline >> you nerve know but i doubt it. the president will fight this toot and nail. he doesn't want his tax returns out there or he would have released them. so i think he's going to go the mat for this. from the president's perspective this fight works for him. he can say he's fighting against democratic congress that want to do nothing but investigate him rather than work with him. democrats have to do everything they can having laid down a marker to gate hold of the president's tax returns. clearly people are smart enough to look at them, even a congressman who is not an account. they will hire very experienced lawyers and accountants and other investigators to comb through these things, if they ever get them. i wonder if we're ever going to see this given what a protracted
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legal battle could mean. >> we're seeing more democrats release years of their own tax returns, kamala harris has released her tax returns. elizabeth warren has as well. today is the deadline for bernie sanders. i believe self-imposed deadline for bernie sanders to release his tax returns. we'll see if we ever get a glimpse at those. is the pressure on for the president, especially in the run up to 2020 to release his tax returns or will he evade this once again? >> i don't think there will be any pressure at all. he was elected once without releasing his tax returns. the audit excuse is bogus. there's no reason for him to release her tax returns. hillary clinton released her tax returns. every republican he ran against released their tax returns. i think in theory it could be used against president but going depend on who the nominee is and i think when voters make their choice it's possible this will
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pile up as among the reasons why they are not happy with trump if they are not happy but if they think he's the better choice even though they would prefer him releasing his tax returns as a general prince william they will overlook it. that's how the president looks at this. having been through this now with fortunate being the first major candidate in decades not to release his tax returns and winning anyway, i don't think there's any reason to believe that from a political standpoint democrats releasing their returns is going to put pressure on him. >> house speaker nancy pelosi last night on "60 minutes" made a joke saying the president complained about the length of the mueller report. not as long as his audit. david drucker, thank you so much. still ahead, setting the stage for a future u.s.-north korea summit. kim jong-un is open to another meeting. and another check on the weather, with the risk of severe weather for some this morning.
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welcome back. a month and a half after the collapse of the hanoi summit president trump and kim jong-un said they are ready to try again and hope the third time is the charm. hours after trump hosted south korean president kim told parliament he's open to a third summit. while he has no interest if the u.s. continues to push what he claims are unilateral demands which he blames for the collapse of the last summit. kim, however, also says the two could continue to exchange personal letters at any time. trump has stated he and kim quote fell in love due to those letters. president trump tweeted i agree our personal relationship remains very good. excellent is even more accurate. a third summit would be good in that we fully understand where we each stand. north korea has tremendous potential for extraordinary growth, economic success and
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richardson under the leadership of chairman kim. i look forward to the day which could be soon when nuclear weapons and sanctions can be removed and then watching north korea become one of the most successful nations of the world. all right. let's get a check on your weather now. just a tragic weekend here for the south and southeast. over 25 tornadoes touching down from the south into the midwest here. and still that line of storms that are impacting the mid-atlantic to the northeast. now we're losing the tornado watch that was in place until 7:00 a.m. for the northeast. it has now expired. you're seeing that whole system make its way offshore. still on the radar, boston to burlington to northern maine you'll still deal with that severe weather threat. as this front makes its way through. now we'll see that area of low pressure make its way through here but on the back side here some lake enhancement. you can see about an inch of accumulation for upstate new york into northern new england
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throughout your afternoon here. we have many people headed to the boston marathon, if you're running in it, 26.2 miles here. if you're just going cheer from here we're going to deal with these very gusty winds, 40 to 45 miles per hour with these temperatures in the lower 60s here. now the great news during the race it's a southerly flow so you won be dealing with too much gust. our next storm system the weather maker going into mid-week. it will bring another round of strong storms to already really a saturated ground from the plains to the south. we already have seen three to four inches from dallas to louisiana already. so just once again this back-to-back system, april has really been a tough one. thank you. still ahead, everybody, president trump continues to hammer the federal reserve over policy he says is killing economic growth. we're going to go live to london for how the president's attacks
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we are working to make things simple, easy and awesome. welcome back. as top bankers from around the world gathered in washington for high level meetings over the weekend president trump continued his criticism of the fed blaming the central bank for killing economic growth and stock market gains. the latest attack via tweet and without any evidence on sunday morning. he accused the fed of not doing its job properly, crippling
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gains as it withdrew from policies after the 2008 finance crisis. the president plans to nominate two more members to the fed's board of governors. with more on this weekend's imf central bankers meeting, we go live to london. you were there, what did you hear? >> you know, i actually attended a press conference given by the european central bank president mario draghi. he was to be talking about the eurozone economy but somebody asked him about fortunate's tweets and nominations on the fed to which mario draghi responded independence is key. he's very worried about it. he said if the central bank is not independent then people may well think that monetary policy decisions follow political advice rather than objective assessment of the economic outlook. i've been following mario draghi for many years.
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this is a very rare intervention. he usually doesn't make statements about the fed. interesting coming from him. we heard from christina lagarde. she said there is definitely concern at the imf meetings over the precedent this is setting for the independent bank going forward. switching gears to a sad story. the company fish are price has recalled 4.7 million rock and play sleepers after pediatricians warned fisher-price not to sell them, as they have connected them to 32 deaths. the returns will take 12 to 16 weeks but for many families, some are contemplating legal action here.
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>> that is incredibly sad to hear. >> awful. >> i want to talk about delta. they're making a change. they're going to have some pretty angry passengers. they want to reduce the seat declines on domestic flights. why? >> depending on how you think about it. if you're using a laptop, maybe it's a positive. they'll reduce the seat decline from four inches to two inches. for those of you who fly first class, i guess ayman -- >> so are you assuming that ayman flies first class and
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not -- i don't, by the way. >> coming up on "morning joe" -- aides do damage control. amy clklobuchar will weigh in o and that and tom perez will discuss his party's new effort to tack back the white house. "morning joe" is just moments away. joe" is just moments away
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welcome back, everybody. joining us from washington with a look at axios a.m., editor in chief nikolas johnson. good morning to you. talk to us about axios' "1 big thing" today. >> swing voters crave normalcy.
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we were out on the road last week with swing voters asking them what they're looking for in 2020. these are voters who have switched their party in the past presidential elections. this year they said their favorite candidate would be barack obama. this is part of a theme of voters voting against the president. now the sense we're getting is they want to vote against trump for somebody. they said they wanted a sense of calm, someone more level headed. the problem for democrats is the top person on that list is barack obama. none of the 18 have broken through in rural ohio where the swing voters are. to be fair, it's only april. they'll want someone who is diametrically opposed to trump, a calm demeanor differently and that that's the person we think will break through.
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>> what about mayor pete? did they talk anybody about that? >> they don't know who any of these people are. we hold up pictures of kamala harris and beto o'rourke and all of them are completely clueless. it's a great antidote where we're constantly talking about the race. that's why we'll do this monthly up to the elections. >> let's talk about the mule el report. we're likely to see a redacted version in the coming days. >> we talked to a bunch of trump lawyers over the weekend, they were like everyone else, they were watching golf. they don't think there will be a lot more revelations coming through. there will be two reports from the president. there will be an institutional one from the government's lawyer
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and then the presidential personal attorney. they said they've got another 140 pages of response ready to go, they're going to whittle that down to 50. >> there's been lots of talk about immigration in the coming days and last couple of days. actixios has "trump's most radi self." >> we talked to a lot of people around the president. it's one of the key elements of his presidential campaign, build a wall was a key element that he ran on and he's frustrated by the fact he hasn't made as much progress from that. and there was a travel ban, there was floating the idea ofnding birth right citizenship, the continued push of putting
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undocumented immigrants into sanctuary cities. he's hammered constantly by his base and up see him on fox news. they see it as a political winner in 2020 as well. >> thank you. we're going to be reading axios a.m. in just a bit. up, too, can sign up. i "morning joe" starts right now. >> it's not about winning an election. it's about winning an era. >> a couple of years ago, i couldn't sit, couldn't lay down, i couldn't do much of anything. >> but we've had it with winter. >> never give up. it's a given. >> you and i have a chance to usher in a new american spring. >> we always fight. giving up is never in the
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equation. >> one day they will write history, not just about one campaign or one presidency. >> this is clearly one of those monumental days where people all around the world are saying where were you? >> i am running for president of the united states. >> i know where i was. >> wow. happy monday. good morning and welcome to "morning joe." it is monday, april 15th, tax day! with us we have msnbc contributor mike barnicle, well known ad man donny deutsch. >> wait a minute. he went from legislaendary ad mo well known? >> eddie glaude jr., white house reporter for the associated press, jonathan lemire

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