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not like our elected officials have changed, it's just a temporary fix, it's a patch. the senate voted to pass a temporary funding bill 69 to 28, just enough to keep the government running a few more weeks until february 18th when we will be back to this point again. we will have more on tonight's capitol hill developments just ahead, this was also the day the white house promised to, quote, pull out all the stops to contain the still ongoing pandemic as tonight more new cases of this new omicron variant are emerging across our country. at least ten cases of the variant have now been detected across five states, there is now a second case in california, one now in hawaii, minnesota, colorado, so far in all but inevitably we have to say new york has the largest number tonight. officials there announced five new cases. >> this is not a cause for major alarm. i need to say that, because we don't have enough information. we are not having shutdowns, we
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are not changing our protocols, this is not march 2020, we have learned an enormous amount over the last 20 months. >> the patient identified in minnesota had recently returned from a convention in new york city held all places at the javits center which earlier this year served as a mass covid vaccination and treatment site. today president biden unveiled his new strategy to fight the pandemic during a visit to the nih. the plan includes boosters for all adults, more vaccination sites for children and families, free at home testing that will be covered by private insurance, and new testing requirements for those traveling internationally. beginning monday, passengers have to test negative 24 hours before boarding an aircraft flying into the united states. even as biden laid out the new policies, he acknowledged the political toll this pandemic has taken on our country. >> it's a plan that i think should unite us.
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it -- has been very divisive in this country. we knew there would be cases, of this omicron here in the united states and is here, we will fight this variant with science and speed. not chaos and confusion. >> meanwhile, just for good, for extra here, the washington post reports several health experts and scientists warn that the delta variant, which let's not forget still accounts for most u.s. covid cases, could still fuel a robust winter surge particularly in the northeast and upper midwest. we have a doctor standing by to take our questions on that, and the new variant later in the hour. as we mentioned, congress has managed to kick a giant can down the road and avoid a government shutdown for now, but there was some covid charm of course ahead of tonight senate vote. a small group of republican senators roger marshall, ron johnson, ted cruz, mike lee,
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did their level best to slow things down by demanding a simple majority vote on their proposal to defund biden's vaccine mandates for businesses. the amendment failed, there was a similar effort in the house, same bill, but republicans they're also tried to force a shutdown over the mandates, they face some fierce pushback though from the democrats. >> the issue isn't about shutdowns, it's about whether or not members of this body will continue to use money we don't have to find mandates and dr. nation in the use of force against our citizens. i urge my colleagues to -- tyranny over americans. >> tyranny? what do people talking about? we are talking about universal preschool? and they have as a communist indoctrination of the american student! it's insane! >> that's about how that went.
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meanwhile members of the house who are investigating the attack, the capitol riot are not singling the public will soon be learning a lot more about their inquiry, and about what took place on january 6th exactly. committee vice chair list cheney made that plane when she offered this preview. >> we anticipate next year we will be conducting multiple weeks of public hearings, setting up for the american people in vivid color exactly what happened every minute of the day on january six here at the capitol and that the white house. what led to that violent attack. >> the committee is preparing to hear testimony from the former trump doj official, the one who reportedly tried to help overturn the election jeffrey clark has refused to answer the panels questions. now he has been referred to congress to face contempt charges, he gets one more chance to appear before the committee on saturday and the committee chairman had the
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following warning for him. >> i want to underscore how isolated mr. clark's. the select committee has heard from more than 250 witnesses, they include two of mr. clark supervisors and justice department, a former white house chief of staff is even cooperating with our probe. >> clark has already told the committee he intends to take the fifth when he appears for his deposition this weekend. that is where we are, and with that, let's bring in our starting line on this thursday night. jacqueline alemany early morning newsletter the jonathan karl chief washington correspondent for abc news also happens to be the author of betrayal, the final act of the trump show new york times bestseller two breaks running now. and frank figliuzzi former fbi assistant for counter intelligence, he is the author of the book the fbi way, and
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the host of the podcast the bureau. good evening, and welcome to you all. jacqui, you get to go first tonight with this question. as congress kicks the can down the road amid attempts to hold it up over mask mandates, what does this offer, what else are they supposed to get done between now and the end of the year? >> yeah, brian, this means that congress can now focus on actually negotiating some of these other funding bills that they have been putting off, they kick this can off the february but they still have the national defense authorization act, along with the impending that limit the need to get. this is the second part of the infrastructure bill that president biden has proposed, potentially negotiated figured out and passed through congress as well, and figure out how they will fund that money. it is definitely going to be a long haul, but they have at least avoided the short term shut down that really many
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reporters did not think was actually going to happen, this was just some formative stagecraft from this group of republicans. nevertheless, here we are, it has gotten done and everyone will have their weekend. >> so, john, let's go over to the reporting that was involved when going to your book. from this jeffrey clark unless he changes his mind, he has telegraphed that he will take the fifth. how is that likely to go? did he really want criminal contempt as the top line in his resume and remind us his degree of exposure here? >> well, look, i think it's very important to remember the context here. this is jeffrey clark who is one of the senior officials at the justice department, and environmental law. the environmental division. and trump moved to make him the acting attorney general in early january.
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the acting attorney general because he promised to use the power of the justice department to force these states to effectively overturn the election. he was only stopped, trump was only stopped from placing him as the acting attorney general when he faced the reality of it the entire senior staff of the justice department. basically every other senior official besides mr. clark were going to resign en masse if he was made the acting attorney general and donald trump back then. that was on january 2nd. now you have him coming before this committee, and signaling that he is going to invoke the fifth amendment. the committee will go through, and they will ask him question after question after question, and he will need to, if he intends to, and vote the fifth amendment over and over again. this is the question of the
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appearance here, what does it look like when you have somebody that donald trump wanted to make the attorney general of the united states say that if he answers basic questions about what he was doing, and what he was proposing to the president that he would be potentially giving evidence that would expose him to criminal prosecution. i think a very big moment that may not get anything of substance out of jeffrey clark, but if he goes through with this, if he actually invokes the fifth amendment, to refuse to answer questions about what he was doing and what he was promising donald trump on the basis. it could be implicating him and criminal allegations. i think it's an important moment, an important moment to be marked. >> an important moment indeed. frank figliuzzi, what exactly should we read if anything into the statement, do we expect weeks of public hearings. i'm curious as a veteran
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investigator, how do you think this investigation is going based on the distance we almost watch from? >> i think we can -- quite a bit from the statement that public hearings are coming soon. in my opinion, this is prime time viewing. here is why, for those who have been saying all along they are taking too long, i don't understand the silence from the select committee, there is not enough hearings. what has been going on behind the scenes as hundreds of interviews and depositions witness statements, they are prepping for the time where they go public, and now we know that public component is coming soon. here's what that looks like. they teach in law school, never ask a question to a witness unless you know the answer. they now seem to know some of the answers. they will have witnesses on national television, they will ask the questions they know the answers to, and those witnesses will essentially have three
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choices, tell the truth, they can invoke the fifth amendment, or they can lie. that is a win, all around for the committee. if they tell the truth they get some facts out publicly, if they invoke the fifth they are saying i think i committed a crime and i'm going to incriminate myself if i answer your question. and if they lie, they will face criminal charges. so get ready, because the public component is signaling to us they have the answers, they are going to be answering the questions on television now. >> jacqui, we all know the arc of the modern-day book tour, the book roll out some members on this panel better than others. you've an advance copy to a publication, or broadcast from which they glean what is going to emerge as the lead story, the top two or three stories. mark meadows this out with this new book, oddly british based
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publication is the first to write about it, oddly he is doing tv interviews preemptively in the uk. put that aside. the big story that has come out of, it and the first couple of days, is donald trump testing positive for days before the presidential debate, days before him with gold star families. so, as you watch this next clip, remember trump came out reacting to it saying it was fake news, so here is the author of the book from where the story was taken. >> well, the president is right, it's fake news, if you actually read the book the context of it, that story outlined a false positive. he had a test, two other test after that that showed that he didn't have covid during the debate, and yet the way that the media wants to spin it, is
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certainly to be as negative about donald trump as they possibly can, while giving joe biden a pass. >> so, jacqui, in addition to the fact that he picked up a medical degree along the way, what does that little exchange reveal about the relationship to history between donald trump and his former chief of staff, mark meadows? >> i do have the latest on the exact relationship between the two, but it's safe to say that trump's former chief of staff is trying to have his cake and eat it too. trying to sell books. trying to appear like he is cooperating with the january 6th committee, to some extent, as his lawyers signal this week that he is in negotiations and engaging with the committee. while also trying to stay in his former boss's good graces. the person who he largely credits with his current career and prominence and the republican politics. at the moment, the former
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president is the de facto leader of the republican party and mark meadows future employment potentially depends on that. so, what you are seeing care is him trying to do a little clean up after several confluence of news bites coming out that the former president couldn't possibly be that thrilled with. it's been a slew of bad news cycles for former president trump, who's had to come out and falsely deny the news that his own chief of staff reported in his book, along with two other aides who confirmed to our colleagues, was also true. and that he jeopardize the people around him. veterans, his staff, dozens of people as well. president joe biden, by deciding to go ahead with all of these public events that he had scheduled, despite his positive diagnosis. and despite publicly and
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visibly appearing to be sick. but this is the game that i think you're going to see a lot of republicans play in the next year, as the investigation goes on and as the future of president -- former president trump is still a big murky. will he or won't he run for president? how long can he maintain this iron grip on the party? >> john carl, what's the -- -- this committee -- to the only twice impeached retiree in the entire state of florida? >> that something under debate by the members of the committee right now. and it's not as easy a decision as you might think. on the one hand, there's a great desire to have donald trump come before the committee. the put under oath and be forced to answer these questions under oath about what
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he was doing on january six. and about all those events that led up to that day i made that day what it was. on the other hand, if you -- if trump is subpoenaed and he actually testifies before that committee, he will suddenly have the largest audience, the largest platform that he has had to repeat his lies. certainly he would be challenged, but he would have the ability to speak to more people than he has had the opportunity to do since he was president of the united states. this would be something that is seen around the country, around the world. and sure, he's under oath. sure, questions would be put to him. tough questions. but he's got a tremendous ability, as we've seen over and over again, to kind of motor through that and to repeat rapid fire, untruths. which is the fear that is exactly what he would do without opportunity. >> and frank, tell me, if meadows strategy is going to be to go in there and say look,
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don't ask me to talk about my intimate dealings with the president. does he hurt his own case by having written a book about his time in the white house serving this president? this president >> there is a great piece out today in politico on this very topic that. question is, can mark meadows have it both ways? can he simultaneously say i'm going to honor the request of the former president, who wants to invoke executive privilege. i'm not going to talk about things i did in the white house. while he simultaneously tries to market a book where he discloses things that he did in the white house. so, i don't think he can have it both ways. i don't know if mark meadows is a gambler, but somebody should tell him, when you're playing against the house, the odds are against you. he doesn't get to make the rules up here, and i think he's going to find himself in some deep trouble. he's trying to run out the clock. he's playing a game. he's doing the presidents bidding of delay, delay, delay. but ultimately, he's not going
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to win this one. he can have it both weeks. >> it's a law and with it comes our great thanks for our starting line on the thursday. night jonathan karl, jacqueline alemany and frank figliuzzi. appreciate you starting off our conversation tonight. coming up for us, a closer look at the biden plan to battle this virus and this quickly spreading new variant. we'll talk with a leading health care expert. and later, the bitter national debate over vaccine mandates move from the streets into the halls of congress today. one of our political observers who standing by to talk to us calls it an opportunity for that democrats. we'll ask him to explain. all of it as the 11th hour is just getting underway on this thursday night. the night of the tree lighting in washington. n. tradition in a cadillac. don't just put on a light show—be the light show. make your nights anything but silent. and ride in a sleigh that really slays.
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when the question is, do they send more people to hospital? do they defeat our vaccines? and at this point in time we simply don't know. but i'm just really proud that the state was on top of it. >> perhaps you remember science. that's minnesota's governor warning this mutated virus is far from done with us. and as the governor points out, there is much we still don't know yet about the transmissibility and the virulence of this latest strain. except for the fact that we're going to see a lot more cases. back with us tonight thankfully, dr. dr. kavita patel. clinical physician, former senior policy aide during the obama administration. a non resident fellow at brookings and one of our public health experts, for good reason. doctor, i hate to see that with a backdrop of zero appetite for more restrictions, here's the question. in your view, are the feds doing everything they can do,
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everything they should do, to protect the population whether they want it or not, from this coming variant? >> brian, the short answer is no. but it's not because i think that the efforts today don't have merit, it's simply when we're dealing with a pandemic that's constantly throwing us curveballs, somewhat expected like omicron just popping up all across the country. not necessarily expected at this time. i think there's so much more we should always be thinking about doing. i think the president tried to reflect that today in his remarks. this is the beginning and end with his plan. i hope that you can see some of the things around international travel upon return, since we're talking about some of the cases that are of note initially with omicron. california and probably some of the new york cases, colorado, we know there was international travel involved. i can't help but think testing unreturned, or at least having even a minimum quarantine
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period that says jested. even if vaccinated. those are things, along with maybe domestic travel requirements, extended masks to march. but there's always more that we can do. as we see the situation of all, i suspect they will do more. do more. i >> know you can see how travel restrictions on people coming into this country, again, from certain places, can also be unfair. do you fear were being unfair to a country like south africa, where someone had to bring this to them. they discover it spread and a lot of people have argued, they're being penalized for it. >> i do. i felt that we since we saw trouble struck shins, as you recall, early in 2020, from president trump. of course, that was accompanied with a lot of racist comments. it's still unfortunately persistent to the state. but we know from decades of evidence that the use of travel restrictions really had its merit centuries ago when we
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were dealing with a plague. and very limited borders. we have such porous borders that limiting it based on this emanating origin theory that it came from southern african nations, when we have now proof that it was probably present in the netherlands and in other places, maybe even weeks earlier. it begs the question, what are we doing? we're buying time, but how much time are we buying and what for? the president has laid out a plan. we need to need to move from crude measures to the ones that really target this. and as you pointed out, we've got the delta variant surge in parts of the country that are a problem today, in the here and now. >> i saved the toughest, what i view is the toughest question, for last. if we see cases go up measurably, a kind of upward error that gets all of our attention, how to know if that's thanksgiving? a newly emboldened delta variant? or the new variant making its presence known in our country?
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>> this is a tough question but it's one we've gotten slightly better and answering. we're doing more of what we call genetic surveillance. trying to us understand exactly what you're talking about. we've been doing several hundred tests a week, that we are doing genetic sampling on a year and a half ago, to now tens of thousands of tests a week. could we be doing more? certainly. places like texas and florida have actually had very little genetic sampling capacity compared to states like new york and california. so, brian, in short, yes, we do know these things. but there is usually like on that information. so we have a lead on when these cases crop up. we have a lag in hospitalizations and deaths. and we will have a light on the genetic information. which is why we have to go back to the basic basics. vaccinations, and i know people are tired of it, but in your crowded spaces, masks. that crowded scene you showed, i can guarantee that at that
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convention, probably even if they required mask indoors, people were a little lax about it. quality mask and air circulation, that's what we're gonna have to do to we know more. >> i'm right there with. you our guest tonight, once again, has been dr. kavita patel. doctor, thank you as always for taking our questions. coming up after our next break, the president says he hopes his covid plan can unite the country. for that one around for a bit. we have two political insiders standing by who's have their doubts about that.
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devices in this country. it's become a political issue. there's a moment we can do what we haven't been able to do enough through this whole pandemic. get the nation to come together. unite the nation in a common purpose. to fight this fire. to think of it in terms of literally a paycheck responsibility rather than somehow your denying people their basic rights. so you see has demeanor now counter the presidents kind of hopeful quiet optimism there. with this that took place in my home state today, these are republican state lawmakers storming the floor of the new jersey state assembly in defiance of the legislatures proof of vaccination policy, as one reporter pointed out, they all still had the option to vote remotely.
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we welcome back tonight to good friends to this broadcast, starting with -- he is a former where enthusiast author activists comedian and producer of the daily show with trevor noah also happens to be the host of the podcast how to citizen. and his spare time he is a founding -- and new media company where he is writing a theories on race in america called after the tide. and bill kristol casual wear enthusiast author writer thinker politico. he is they -- editor at large in his spare time at the bulwark. gentlemen, good evening to you. both baratunde i want to start with you. about something, i want to start what happen when norma torres was trying to speak on the subject of the virus on the house floor. we will discuss on the other side. >> you can -- all you want but many of you have continued to spread this
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pandemic. by refusing to get, by refusing to wear a mask. we are seeing a full display of the political theater that the republicans bring to congress. zero! i was, >> so baratunde, that is our politics. we have 800,000 of our fellow souls dead, gone. i'm curious as to whether you have any thoughts on whether we will ever see unity again. obviously we drove past the exit for unity many miles back. >> i agree with that last statement, brian. bill, i'm sorry we didn't coordinate the formal versus casual wear tonight. but it's good to have the b team back together. i think we share an exhaustion
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in this country. i'm sure you are tired of it. clearly president biden is tired of. it people across the political aisle are exhausted. when it came up with the omicron title for the variant, was next marvel villains, atlanta's variant. i am over it. but the pandemic is not over. and unfortunately at every possible turn republican parties seem to want to side with the pandemic against the american people. they don't want to wear masks, don't want to get vaccinated, don't want to get tested to not spread the virus amongst themselves and their own communities. this party has chosen spectacle as a part of its platform. he has chosen trolling us -- it shows in performance art and theater as its platform, and not service to the country. whether we can still come together other than our shared sense of exhaustion, i don't know. now they are chanting outlets, immaturity on top of immaturity. it makes me exhausted even more than covid already has, to be honest.
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>> bill, as you and i have said many times. the previous administration was not burdened by the feeling of any custodial rollover caring for the health of americans. this white house, some argue to a fault, feels that custodial role. where are they to do, bill, in a country where we do indeed have winter arriving and a new variant arriving? and by the way, the white house is preaching to two distinct countries pretty much right now both of them too, baratunde, why have no taste, no appetite for new restrictions. >> yeah they don't. -- [inaudible] look casual. it's just typical, right brian. they set you up. here i am. you guys looking terrific, and i'm just islam here.
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just ten for size, baratunde, why and the floor of the house. it's really extraordinary. -- [inaudible] modest i would say steps to deal with this omicron variant, which is quite threatening. the republicans insisted on one vote, one amendment to be voted on in the senate for the -- resolution. it was prohibiting federal funding for any vaccine mandate. not just a vaccine mandates for private businesses, but president biden has imposed. but even the vaccine mandates that the federal government itself without force employees and military. it's not just the kind of libertarian, oh, the government should -- the government shouldn't require its own employees, military, to be vaccinated.
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so -- not just against the mandates but in many ways against the vaccine. you see that at the state level right, they try to stop private businesses from having their own mandates where they don't give benefits to people who choose to quit rather than get vaccinated or even get tested once a week. so it has become a problem for the president since he is the president of the whole country, to his credit, he knows that. i think they need to go ahead get as many people vaccinated as possible, get as many people boosted as possible, make as many tests available as possible, and rapid test which are very important. get money to hospitals to help with some of the illnesses that we will see. and you know, you can't keep -- people forever but you can't paralyzes often doing the right thing for public health, because some chunk of the country unfortunately is not doing the right thing and because one of our two major parties is encouraging its voters and supporters not to do the right thing, or at least do
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nothing positive to encourage irresponsible behavior. that is generally, extraordinarily, one of our two major parties to be this irresponsible, this reckless, and to take pleasure in being this reckless, right? >> very true. it has been become part of their public brand. in the midst of the custodial responsibility we are turning after a four year absence at the white house, both of these gentlemen are staying with us, you are watching the b team has baratunde and bill. just who is the fringe, and who is the base. in today's republican party? >> republican party? >> its innovation organic ingredients and fermentation. fermentation? yes, formulated to help your body really truly absorb the natural goodness. new chapter. wellness well done >> this government should be
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shut down. you know what want to know why it should be shut down? because the people and hear cannot control themselves. the people in here don't understand how to balance a checkbook.
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and the people in here do not deserve their responsibility on how to spend the american people's money. >> so, keep in mind, that freshman member of congress, a conspiracy theorists stripped of all committee assignments, said this week she indeed is the base of her party and the french. thankfully still with us are baratunde thurston and bill kristol. so, bill, here's what i want to ask because i hear a good number of people on the left on cable news all day insisting, as they put it, there are more people like us than there are like them. you take the united states, to shake it upside down, drain the water, the trees, that cars and the taco bell's and whatever else ends up at the bottom of the sink, so you just have people. and you head out to ballots, one for her, one for joe biden. tell people they must make a choice. are you going to find biden supporters, however casual, in numbers that a way that kind of
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grievance fueled, burn everything down crowd? the new nihilism? the marjorie taylor greene mindset? >> well, we had an election in 2020. it was reasonably close. there were more biden voters. but of course the republicans picked up house seeks. -- the way the republican party is behaving, they don't feel they paid much of a price for supporting trump. they didn't pay much of a price for having people like marjorie taylor greene in their mitts. and they've gone through the last nine, ten months and they've tolerated people like marjorie taylor greene. they let her become more powerful. they dumped liz cheney. leadership, all kinds of things have happened. they're subservient to donald trump. and how do you think they're going to win the house in 2022? apple suggests that's quite possible. so, one would hope that they don't represent much of a majority. gerrymandering is helping them, a lot of things are going on. but there are not paying the piracy would expect them to pay for being so irresponsible.
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>> so, baratunde, when we read that 19 democrats, as of yet have chosen not to run for reelection in the house for 2020, what do you think they know perhaps that the rest of us are going to find out? find out >> brian, they know that we are in a very divided spot. they know historically that the non presidential party does well in those first midterms and were geared up to do that. and they know that this republican party has made its fringe the center of its political identity. they worship at the altar of the my pillow dude. they embrace political violence. they chant let's go brandon. this has dominated the direction that we go. and the sad part is, we all want to see both sides work together in some way. many of us like the idea of compromise. but it's hard to compromise between one party that embraces democracy, the democratic party. and the other party that doesn't embraced democracy, the
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republican party. when you come rice with that, you get less democracy. so, i still believe there are more of us than them. i believe those of us who believe that need to speak more loudly. but i have no promise or guarantee that we're going to pull this through or bring it together. not in the near term. here's where i keep my faith in part. i'll tell you, i wore this tucks for you, right. thank you for having me on and being a part of the steve. i raise a toast to your classiest and the way that you handle discourse in these difficult times is a model for a lot of what we all need to do more of. so, thank you so, so much. let me part of this. bill, it's been a pleasure to serve with you as well. cheers. >> thank you, my friend. >> i will be taking my leave a week from tonight. this has always been about gentlemen like you. it's always been about having smirk people on this broadcast, so a democratic sit here a return route. thank you, will be talking along the way. baratunde thurston, bill
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chain. our report on all of it tonight from nbc news correspondent tom costello at an amazon distribution center. >> it's the final few steps of your amazon delivery. usually arriving just two days after you click by. >> one down, 150 to go. >> how do they do that? at the old silver dome site outside detroit, amazon's newest fulfillment center. 8000 yellow robots in constant motion, delivering a smorgasbord of unrelated products to makers like justin walls, filling hundreds of orders today. your job is just keeping you busy constantly. how do you do this? >> you've got to keep track of everything and look at everything at the same time. so, you're basically multitasking at all times. >> the most popular item this year? airpods. with each order, the nearest robot with airpods rolls up. >> if it smaller than a baseball bat, they have at this fulfillment center. 20 million items. everything from deodorant to
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jewelry, to romance novels. each order packed, label and scanned. 1 million packages every day, just here. and amazon operates hundreds of these centers nationwide. using software that trucks every purchase made in your zip code, then stocks up for the next most click. from here, your order could make its way to amazon's brand new air hub at the cincinnati airport, where another fleet of 2000 robots runs on batteries and barr codes, carrying packages pre sorted by zip code. then two cargo containers and a plane, waiting outside. waiting outside amazon has 110 planes, cargo planes, were a white. 12 flights a day running out of cincinnati. this plane, these packages, headed to seattle. all supply chain delays have affected nearly every retailer, amazon says expanded its transportation network to keep products moving. >> we're using 50% more ports
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to bring product into the country. this has allowed us to really drive over 20% more inventory in stock, and we feel good about that going into the holidays to have the right selection. >> the final stop, your local delivery station. and a fleet of fans lined up early in the morning. each one of these fans is delivering how many packages a day? >> anywhere from about 230 to about 370, depending on the route. >> that's a lot of stuff. >> a lot of stuff. >> every turn in the delivery road also determined by amazon's software, to maximize efficiency and speed your package to your doorstep. tom costello, nbc news, detroit. >> unbelievable. coming up for us, presidents from andy jackson through fdr and jfk have relied on the advice of their so-called kitchen cabinets. well, tonight, we have further proof there's indeed wisdom in certain kitchens. when we come right back, we'll show you.
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tonight, comes from the folks at midas touch. a return appearance on our broadcast by the woman in her kitchen in california known by her social media name, politics girl. who just happens to know more about politics than many people working in politics. well tonight, she talks about who the real americans are and just what the republican party has become. >> real america's done with
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covid. that's what congressman jim jordan said. real america is done. i mean, that is how the republicans are acting. it is why their hospitals are overflowing and their vaccinations are stalled. it's why right-wing radio hosts are dying by the dozens and people are still releasing themselves with animal jugs drugs. the vaccination numbers said we would be. so, what happened? the republicans happen. fox news happen. the other propaganda networks happened and read, not real america happen. people continue to blame the democrats on the president when is clearly those people that are keeping this crisis going. but that's the point, right? if you can't win both vote tonight is, you suppress votes through laws in gerrymandering. if you can inspire people to come together, drive them apart. if he can't stop opponents from helping the people, then you must stop the people from helping themselves. real america? i don't think. so i can find you a hell of a lot of americans who built -- we could just start with our under appreciated, abuse health care workers. read america's done with covid. but covid is not done with them. in fact, the new statistics are that one in 500 americans have now died from covid. so, when worthless republican
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base realize their party does not care about them? but their leadership is literally letting them die to keep things in chaos and on the lips. republicans are letting children die to stop a cultural war about masks. they convince their followers that they are real patriots, that is a clear manipulation tactic to pump you up so you feel like the hero and you don't see that there are the villain. they don't care about you. they are against health care and child tax credits. they voted for trillions of dollars in tax breaks for the ultra rich. and against raising the minimum wage. they voted as a block against voters rights and equal rights. and they are all in for spending endless money on wars and foreign plans. the question must spending money on cream clean water and crumbling infrastructure at home. they defended the irs so they could afford to go after the wealthy tax cheats, for crying out loud. they don't care about you. they don't care about your family, your well-being. they care about your vote because they care about the power. they will lie to you and steal from you. control you, fear, anger, by nationalism. but they don't serve you. you serve them. and you might not want to see, i get that you don't want to hear from the. but all you have to do is look.
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and for the record, we are all real americans. whether we like each other or not. we're stuck together. so, we may as well consider working together. believe it or not, we care if you die. but as cheerleaders that don't. >> politics girl, to take us off the air tonight. and with that, our broadcast for this thursday evening coming with our thanks for being here with us. on behalf of all our colleagues at the networks of nbc news, goodnight. >> tonight, an all in. >> it has an important and lip adjustment interest in protecting the potentialities. >> why one political movement in america chooses lights over women's rights. and death when it comes to historic pandemic. >> when i said when i was with you that night, there are more important things than living. >> then, even more stunning
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revelations about donald trump's covid deception and why the man who broke the news is trying to save face. >> what is the story? >> well, the president is right, it's fake. news >> plus, doctor anthony fauci on the biden team's winter covid plan and what he knew about the former presidents positive tests. and white that blogger from mar-a-lago is throwing a tantrum over the mug primary in a hard life. >> i might have to hold my nose and vote for hillary clinton. i didn't vote for trump because i can't stomach trump. i think that he is obnoxious. . when all in starts right now. good evening from new york, i'm chris hayes. for as long as they have been working the world of national politics. covering politics. there have been two ways of thinking about opponents of abortion. at least from progressives. those who support abortion rights. one is that the opponents of abortion, people call themselves pro-life, are sincere in their belief, well-intentioned, but just wrong. and the other is that they are being fundamentally dishonest. that they are


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