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attorney fees and so forth. it should be added he put the team into bankruptcy delivery to keep bud selig from forcing him to sell it. >> and there we go. we appreciate it so much. there you have it. it's one of the biggest cases of our times, whether everyone should have health care coverage or not. the justices sfefkically analyzed the dom knee effect, that is if this individual mandate, requiring all americans, if that is struck down, can the rest of the law remain in effect? can it vooifr? it sounds like at least one justice believes it can. >> there's so many things in this act that unquestionably
okay. we concede that reauthorizing the indian health care improvement act changes to the black long benefits. why make congress redo those? it's a question of whether we say everything you did is no good, now start from scratch. >> and once again, we have jeff toobin outside the supreme court. i know court observers, they're not surprised by the support from justice ginsburg, you know, a liberal. what did you read when you were listening so closely to those questions from the other justices. what did you hear today? >> well, to me, the most important thing that i heard in this morning was anthony kennedy, the all important swing vote asking question after question about what happens when we declare the individual mandate unconstitutional. now, it could be that he was just speculating about the possibility of voting that unconstitutional, but it sure
seemed to me he had made up his mind that the individual mandate was unconstitutional, and i think given his place on the court, that is a very bad sign for its survival. he did not commit himself one way or the other. at times, sounded like if that part of the law was unconstitutional, the whole thing had to go. justice scalia, clearly explicitly said, and you'll hear this when you get the tape, he said, when we declare the individual mandate unconstitutional, the whole law has to go. >> we the sound. let me just interrupt you there. here's justice scalia talking to the government's attorney. take a listen. >> to say that we're affect yating the intent of congress is just unrealistic. once you cut the guts out of it, who knows. who knows what we're really desired by on their own and
which one weren't. >> the question for the court is congress having passed the law, by whatever majority there might be in one house or the other, congress having passed the law, what at this point is the legislative intent em booed died in the law congress maz actually passed. >> that's right, but the problem is, straight from the title, we have two complementary purposes. patient protection and affordable care. and you can't look at something and say this promotes affordable care therefore it's consistent with congress's intent, because congress had a balanced intent. you can't look at another provision and says that promotes patient protection without asking if it's affordable .. it seems to me if you ask what is going to promote congress's purpose, that's an inquiry you can't carry out. >> it was scalia and chief justice roberts. how do you cut this out?
if we find part of it unconstitutional, we can't know what's good and what's bad, it's all related to each other. and that suggested that he wants to throw the whole thing out. chief justice roberts did acknowledge that there were parts of the law that were clearly constitutional and it would be quite a step for the court to declare obviously constitutional parts of the law invalid. so i don't think he should get the impression that chief justice roberts had really made up his mind the way justice scalia clearly had, but just the fact that this is so much on the table, that the possibility exists that they may invalidate the entire 2400 page law just illustrates how much the playing field is moving to a way that's a very disturbing direction for the obama administration. >> when it comes to the obamaed
a mip strags, you walked out of those steps yesterday and said specifically, talking about the individual mandate, that it was a train wreck when it came to the solicitor general on the side of the administration, how did things go today? when it comes to both -- we were discussing what would happen to the rest of the law and the latter part of the day that would involve extending medicaid, reading the tea lea leaves, what did you hear? >> i thought things still look pretty gad bad on the individual mandate. plus the issue of several justices suggesting the whole law had to go, that was really bad. on the issue of medicaid expansi expansion, medicaid is for poor citizens, medicare is for older citizens. on the issue of medicaid
expansion, i thought donald verilli had a much better day today than he did yesterday. and i thought the obama administration had a fighting chance for pulling together five votes on that issue. but, you know, that's not the main part of this law it's very, very important but it's not the main part of this law. and on the main part of the law, i just think they're in a lot of trouble. >> okay, jeff toobin, we shall see. thank you. you just saw jeff. want to see what he said yesterday that definitely drew attention. >> this was a train wreck for the obama administration. this law looks like it's going to be struck down. i'm telling you, all the predictions including mine that the justices would not have a problem with this law were wrong. >> i wouldn't bet on this, but i'll bet on the court a lot more than jeffrey toobin. i've had arguments, federal circuit, supreme court and
hundreds of times before trial courts, and the questions you get from the judges doesn't mean that's what's going to wind up with the opinion. >> the senate majority leader even speaking about jeffrey toobin by name. jessica yellen how are they handling critics like jeffrey toobin. >> well, the white house is standing by mr. verelli feeling he did a very good job and that, you know, any of us who rushes to conclusions is not a very good student of the court. i just came from the white house briefing where the deputy press secretary josh earnest made that very point. he said some people will sit on the sidelines and deliver style points, comparing it to ice skating, what olympic judges do
at the ice skating competition. but they don't do that. and pointed out that we have to wait and see that justices often ask questions as devil advocates and we can't judge based on that, where how they will ultimately decide, brooke. >> you're hearing, "the new york times" had an op-ed about this this morning. look, if this individual mandate is, in fact, struck down, hey, it could actually benefit democrats, it could help president obama in the rele ex-. how so? >> right. well, that's a very -- looking for the silver lining and a political point of view, it will so anger the skratic base because it will be vuded as such a political court that the democrats can argue this is a reason to re-elect president obama so he can put more moderate justices on the court, a.
and b, because democrat can say look what conservatives have done to deny americans health care coverage. and then the president could make that case. the problem with that is it's a short-term argument, a. it's only for this election. and it doesn't really go to, you know, what the president is trying to achieve for americans broadly, you know. where is our health care coverage then going to go? and b, it doesn't address the criticism that will come to the president, which is he invested so much political capital in building this health care law in getting it passed. if it's eviscerated, that will be a problem for him. if i could make one note, brooke, there was one bit of news. the white house made clear they are not making contingency plans for the health care law in the event the mandate should be struck down. >> not making contingency plans.
not at all? >> at this point, not at all. >> several passengers heard the word afghanistan and israel coming out of his mouth. >> say your prayers, that's what passengers heard from the captain of this jet blue flight as he stormed towards the cockpit. coming up x someone who interviewed this pilot knows all about his career. don't miss this. whole grains... mmmm. ...and a touch of sweetness. you'll be delighted to discover how good they taste. ♪ wow... ♪ [ female announcer ] sometimes, all you need is the smooth, creamy taste of werther's original caramel to remind you that you're someone very special. ♪ werther's original caramels.
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he's clayton osbon. >> passengers had to wrestle him to the floor of that plane after the co-pilot locked him out of the cockpit for what's described as erratic behavior. i want you to listen to this. this is going to be the co-pilot's calm demeanor as he calls into jetblue control. >> christine lucas is a freelance writer who got to know
clayton osbon. when you first heard about what happened yesterday and you connected the dots and said, oh, my goodness, this is the same clayton osbon i interviewed over breakfast, what was your first thought? >> i first heard about it the reporter who called asking me for a profile. i hadn't seen the news. i wasn't clear on the details and i asked was this clayton that did this? i wasn't sure whether he was piloting the plane and somebody else had an outburst. eventually the details became clearer and i was surprised to say the least. >> give me an idea of ouhow lon you spent with him? >> i met with him at a hanger for about an hour and a half. and we met at the same hanger where we they had a pilot's
breakfast. my husband and i joined him twice after that. >> after spending all that time with him, good guy? what was he like? >> he was fantastic. i believe he probably still is. i'm as eager as everybody else to figure out what happened. but he was a gregarious guy. he was confident and he soomed happy. i can't say that anything led me to think this would happen. >> you talk about how he started flying for jetblue three months after they launched the airline back in 2000. and he was a flight standards captain for jet gsblue. tell me what that means and tell me a little bit more about the background. >> i wish i could tell you the aviation terminology there, but i cannot. i can tell you he had been plying since he was a child. and he was instrument flying which, of course, is when you
can't see over the dash board. you're plying not by the topographyer but by the instruments on the plane. and he's flown 23435 different types of aircraft in general aviation. he's flown gulf streams. he's -- he really, i think, was at a point in his career where he was looking forward to kind of passing on some leadership training to those who were coming up. he talked about wanting to do motivational speaking. and frankly i think he would be very good at it. he had all the features uh want in an airline captain. >> i sit here and hear this, how he wanted to speak motivationally. and you talk to this time yesterday passengers who were sit on the ground at amarillo sort of going back over what had happened. then a they said they heard words from this man like bomb, israel and afghanistan. do you know if he had any background in the military?
>> no, he initially wanted to fly fighter jets but there was an astick gma tichastigmatism i that prevented him from doing that. i think we all have things that we wish we could do career wise and when your life takes you another way, i don't think you necessarily look back at that with regret. i think it probably broke his heart. he said in my piece that it broke his heart a little bit when he wasn't able to do that. but he dependent b strike me as somebody that was at all unhappy. in fact, he liked being in a position where he could give other people the experience to fly. and he was looking forward to finding a way to use his l-4 grasshopper for charity purposes. >> he talked about his
10-year-old grandson. how he couldn't wait to get him up in the air as well for his first flight. >> well, we'll wait and see. a lot of people are dig into what exactly happened to this man who sounds like a good guy according to you and according to your interview. i really appreciate you taking the time to talk to me. thank you. >> and as newt gingrich boots a third of his staff, mitt romney gets a huge endorsement, the backing of a former president. plus -- $500 million, that is how much someone stands to win in this mega millions jackpot. the number is growing. i hate have been to do this part of it, though. wait until you hear your odds of winning, everyone's dream. we're talking about that next. ? now, in every box of general mills big g cereal, there's more whole grain than any other ingredient. that's why it's listed first. get more whole grain than any other ingredient... just look for the white check.
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bush. no big surprise, but they're hoping it really matters. the question is, just how much do endorsements matter anyway in this election season? >> well, let's go to newt gingrich who's definitely lacking in the delegate count. he's now cut a third of his staff, but he's still staying in. >> yeah, that's right. on local news radio here in washington, d.c., newt gingrich gave his reasons. he said it was basically cash flow, which i think anybody could figure that out. and yes, cutting 1/3 of his staff. s also asked his campaign manager to step down. all this in trying to streamline the campaign. newt gingrich plans to call around to the delegates personally to try to help himself get to as close to that magic number of 1144 as possible. but he doesn't have the money to do much else. >> we don't know if mega money is coming into that super pac.
we don't know. $500 million, the largest lottery jackpot in history. and there's still time. alison kosick to get a ticket. and since it's friday, does that mean the jackpot is still going up and up and up? >> by the time the drawing rolls around, that $500 million is likely to be much, much higher. every our, the jackpot is moving higher. people can't buy tickets fast enough. the pot is getting sweeter since january. no one won the jackpot since january 24. at least 800 million takts have been sold since that last drawing. that's more than the entire u.s. population. it's incredible. you can play the mega millions jackpot in 42 states. are you playing? >> i know they say play to win. i never do this stuff.
look i'm going to win. although maybe this time. maybe this time. although i have a feeling when you answer my next question, what are the odds? >> the odds you'll win are 1 in 175 million. so yeah, good luck with that. the odds are actually much higher for you to cash in on some much less desirable things. you have better odds of dying in a car accident. a 1 in 88 chance of that. think of that when you're driving to buy your ticket. you have a better chance of being killed by a dog that attacks you. 1 in 121,000 chance. and you're more likely to die in a fireworks accident. 1 in 387,000 chance there. >> that's horrible. >> i want to flip the coin and end up on a lighter note. your chance are better than winning the grand prize in the publisher's sweep stakes.
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suppose i'm and employer and i see someone i really like and i say i'm going to give you $10 million a year to come work for me. and the person says you know, i've never been offered anywhere approaching $10 million a year, of course i'm going to say yes to that. now, we would both agree that's not coercive, right? >> i guess i would want to know where the money came from. >> wow! wow! i'm offering you $10 million a year to come work for me and you're saying this is anything but a great choice? >> sure, if i told you actually it came from my own bank account. >> there were questions whether elena kagan should recuse herself. she decide shed didn't need to and so did the chief justice
john roberts. the pope meeting fidel castro. we were talking about the tea leaves. do we have any idea what they talked about? >> we finally have confirmation after all the rumors and speculation over the last two days. and yes, details are starting to leak out, brooke. fidel castro coming out with a letter published in the state press saying he wanted to have a modest and simple meeting with the pope. it was very different from other meetings that fi test castro would usually have. a dignitary would wait hours and hours for castro to give him an audience. here, castro came to the pope and here they actually joked around about how the pope is 84 and has been suffering from
fatigue while being in cuba. fidel castro is now 85. they talked about books. both are accomplished authors. and they talked about the pope's visit if cuba. and some of fidel castro's childrens were there. they leave very, very private lives. it's not like president barack obama for instance or any other president where you know all about their families. we really don't know a lot about former president sfi del castro's personal life. >> we know the pope met with fidel's brother raul who is now president of cuba. tell me what you know about that meeting? >> again, history in the making.
former communist head of state today and the actual head of state of a communist government yesterday, recall castro. that was a very different meeting. went on for 40 minutes. although the vatican wouldn't like this term, it wasn't a negotiation. that's why the pope is here. they continued to push for reforms and push for openings and space for the catholic church over the years has achieved here. he said to president castro, help us help you. because this is a country that's undergoing a lot of economic problems a lot of economic changes. and the church here feels they could do more waiting to see if the cuban government responds positively to those requests,
brooke. >> historic, historic. thank you. and an innocent elderly couple leaves their home after spike lee retweets their address. why? the director thinks it belongs to george zimmerman. does this couple have a case against spike lee? lisa bloom is on the case. everyone in america depends on the postal service. i get my cancer medications through the mail. now washington, they're looking at shutting down post offices coast to coast. closing plants is not the answer. they want to cut 100,000 jobs.
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a trayvon martin protest leesds to dozens of students ransacking a walgreen's. they're going in, hundreds of north miami beach students staged a walkout protesting the death of trayvon martin. then you have hundreds of students looting a walgreen's. police are asking for help identifying the students in the video. we have done our best to paint a portrait for you of who george zimmerman is and who trayvon martin was. and despite our news team's
efforts, we can't get the first man to talk to us. and we'll never hear from the latter. and here's something you may not even realize, even though we are a visual medium, pictures of both are not always easy to come by. so this picture here or george zimmerman, for instance, is the most cent we've been able to get access to. it friesz a company yearbook. and these pictures over and over feature a much younger than now trayvon martin. he grew into a tanler six fe tet tall. one of the people you're going to hear from is his farmer youth football coach. here he is sharing memories with cnn correspondent george howell. >> he said i want to fly planes. i say no black people wants to fly planes.
he goes i'll be the first one. >> you'll hear much more on that interview and who he was coming up tonight again exclusively on ac-360, 8:00 eastern. and we want you to tune in friday night to cnn for a special town hall, hosted by soledad o'brien. she will speak about the racial tension in our country right now and how the racial tragedy has now become a nationwide story. don't miss that. >> and now on the case, why you should be careful what you tweet or in this case, retweet. director spike lee is under fire today for retweeting an address for the neighborhood watch captain who shot trayvon martin. i want you to take a look at the tweets. but the problem is, you see the addre address? part of the address, we're not showing it all. that is not george zimmerman's address in the tweet. it's not even close. lisa bloom is an attorney,
author of the book "think." this tweet has caught so much fire. so much so that the older couple who live at the address speak lee retreated reportedly are now living in fear. do they even have -- do they have resource here? >> yes. and i've even read they had to leave their home at some point. they absolutely do have recourse, yes, they do. in my opinion, this is an invasion of their privacy and it's defamatory to imply that they have something to do with this incident, which they didn't. but there's an easy remedy to this. spike lee should apologize to them, offer to pay them to move sbook their house, pay for security if that's what they need. make it right, get voed now before this blows up into something bigger. that's what i would recommend to him if i were his attorney. >> so you say apologize immediately. this is the couple who apparently did sort of quickly have to leave. i guess the next question would be, might it behoove celebrities -- and i tweet through my whole show.
it takes not even a second. got to do a little research before youf hit the retweet button. it took us mere minutes when you hop on google to get the real owner's name from online tax records. we also, check this out, lisa bloom, we mapped the distance from this couple's single family home to george zimmerman's gated townhouse complex. look at this. 4.2 miles apart. not even in the same zip code. >> i, too, am very active on twitter and facebook. it's no defense to say i only took a second to hit a retweet. each of us are responsible for what we broadcast on television, online or elsewhere. if you're tweeting a fact about a person and it's wrong, you're responsible for that. you can retweet opinions all day long if you want and you can say your opinions about things that are going on, but if you're retweeting facts about an identifiable person, you' got to be very careful about that. >> so the man who originally
tweeted -- we should explain to people who aren't on twitter. some people tweet and sfiek lee hit a button and copied that tweet. the guy who tweeted the mistaken address. he said sorry for retweeting the wrong address. to the elder couple living there, appreciate my apologize. he's going to write them a two-page letter of apology. we've been making phone calls to spike lee, so far no response from him. but i mean, you mentioned, you know, look from someone as high profile and influential as spike lee, he should absolutely apologize. would that be good enough? >> well, that's the request e. you have to act very quickly in a crisis like this. make it right, get it behind you. don't let it foester. fwu if you're opposed to what george zimmerman did, why are you posting somebody's address online?
isn't that further vigilanteism or at least encouraging further vigilanteism? the whole premise behind what he did is flawed. i think he can post his opinions about what's going on. but why is he posting someone's home address to begin with? what is he trying to accomplish? >> right. what is he trying to incite? >> we're talking dennis rodman, former basketball star. he faces possible jail time for failing to pay child and spousal support. his attorney says rodman is broke and also says he's an alcoholic and can't afford to pay the more than $50,000 a month. first i saw that number and saw $50,000 a month, is that in line with what other celebrities pay? >> spousal and child support is based on people's ability to pay. you claim you can't afford it, the remedy is to go to court and ask the court for a modification of the order. you don't have the opgs tion ofp
is i will not i paying. dads and moms do this every day of the year in america, you ask the judge for a reduction and you will get it. you don't have the option of not paying. the law applies to dennis rodman as it does to anybody else. if you don't pay, you're violating a court order, you go to jail. that's too make sure single moms and kids get supported in this country and don't have to go on welfare. coming up next, the obama administration's last chance to convince the supreme court that the health care law is good to go is now over. one doctor is about to tell me what she thinks will happen should the justice strikes down the law. no matter where you go. no matter what you do. when you're living with moderate to severe crohn's disease, there are times it feels like your life... revolves around your symptoms. if you're tired of going around in circles,
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now whose specialty is so much on access to care. the crux of thf law is the individual mandate that every american buy health insurance. you say great idea. why? >> as you mepged, i see patients on a daily basis. it's heart breaking when a family doesn't have health insurance. they can't pay the bills and they go bankrupt. >> we spoke to someone yesterday go who said hang on, the government can't force me to buy health insurance, like the small business owner i spoke to yesterday. >> i never proclaimed that something doesn't have to be sdoen wi done with health care and i certainly don't claim to have the answers to it, but an unprecedented mandate like this just isn't the answer. you just can't have the federal
government forcing people into private contracts. >> if he was sitting next to you in portland, oregon, what would you say to him? >> i would actually agree with him that something needs to be done about health care. we're in a major crisis and i applaud obama and his administration for trying to take some steps forward. regardless of how we move forward, we need to move forward and bring in the 50 million people into the system. the supreme court today trying to decide whether the rest of the law would survive. it's a huge law. some of you see as a doctor firsthand. we have a lot of parents. i want to ask you about your younger patients who i know are
getting help because of their parents' insurance pop i have seen a lot of young adults between ages 18 and 26 who are now able to access their parents' insurance. it's been huge for these families. a population traditionally healthy but often left out of the system and not accessing basic preventive health care. just this last week, i saw a woman come in. she hadn't been in to see a physician for three years and she had a lot of unmet health care needs. >> pieshts entering medical homes. >> primary care, preventive medicine can really take care of a majority of the health care needs, yet the system has not put enough emphasis on investment in it. there's patient-centered medical homes. out here we kau them patient centered primary care homes. but essentially put some investment in the primary care
foundation of our system so patients can work with their primary health care team to stay healthy, to coordinate their care. in turn this would help us all be healthy and bring down the costs for the entire country. >> you said yourself this law isn't perfect. it's just a start. what don't you like or perhaps what more would you like to see? >> if you find somebody who thinks this law is perfect, there's very few of them. people think it goes too far in the case of requiring folks to buy health insurance, or it doesn't go far enough. and i think i'm in the camp figuring that this does not go far enough. and i recently published a paper in the annals of family medicine talking about the skyrocketing cost of health care. those costs are continuing to go up. regardless of whether the law stands or whether the supreme court strikes it down, we still have a lot of work to do in of s country to fix our broken health
care system and to make it sustainable so that my children and my grandchildren actually have a health care system and an education system and other public services that they're able to depend on. >> we will wait and see how these justices decide, jeff toobin told us it could be the last week of june. we'll be watching for it from washington. dr., thank you. >> 24 hours after syria apparently agreed to a cease-fire, more people have been killed and now senator john mccain is making a big demand. that's next.
the supreme court story is fascinating this week and it is historic and just to be a fly on the wall this friday when you have all of these justices this friday night, fascinating. >> yeah. we're not going to get the results, though, until mid-june, maybe the end of june. that will be right at the heat just before the conventions at the end of this summer, so it will be an issue one way or another in the general election between president obama and whoever the republican nominee is whether it's mitt romney, rick santorum and we'll see what happens over the course of the next several months. we're all over this, brooke. we have a brand new cnn poll coming out at the top of the hour. i think we'll be interested to see how the president does with romney and rick santorum and how's the president's job approval. does the american public think the country is moving in the wrong direction especially on the issue of the economy. lots of good stuff coming up. we'll also be speaking to a passenger who was aboard that jetblue flight from new york to
las vegas that had to make the emergency landing in texas. we've been covering it now for 24 hours. his eyewitness account is coming up here in "the situation room" and obviously a lot more on the supreme court, jeff toobin, kate bolduan. in short, brooke, we always have a lot of news. no doubt about that. >> bring it, blitzer. >> thank you. >> now this. >> at least 26 syrians killed today as the government's army continues to shell its own people even though we reported on this yesterday, syria has agreed to a cease-fire. one activist says that snipers in the city of homs are still targeting anything that moves. that's a direct quote. >> it is a mismatched conflict that syrian armies have tanks like this one other and major weapons. they don't all measure up. senator john mccain introducing a resolution that slams syria and supports the right for
syrians to defend themselves. >> it's not a fair fight. they have tanks and artillery against ak-47s. they're running out of ammunition for what weapons they do have. people of syria need to know that we in america are on their side. it matters to them. it matters to them. >> calls to help syrians are still coming from all sides. even some sunni muslims from neighboring iraq are now arming these activists. many sympathize with victims who are all mostly sunni and now diplomats. they're skeptical syria will follow through with the u.n.-backed peace plan. u.n. chief ban ki-moon said a little while ago, and i will quote him here, there is no time to waste. coming up next, prince harry changing the old address. find out who is living right next door to the prince's new apartment. now, in every box of general mills big g cereal, there's more whole grain than any other ingredient. that's why it's listed first. get more whole grain than any other ingredient... just look for the white check.
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ever paid for a pro sports franchise in the nation's history. i'm talking $2 billion for the los angeles dodgers. it includes former nba superstar magic johnson. the dodgers are in bankruptcy so a federal court has to approve the sale. >> prince harry moving next door to will and kate. he'll be living in a small apartment at kensington palace where the duke and duchess moved just last year. the brothers, they say, they wanted to be close. >> they would always say that william and harry are fantastic, professional on their own, but together they're a real tour deforce. >> prince harry is officially third in line to the throne behind his dad and his brother. >> that is it for me here at cnn world headquarters in atlanta, now to wolf blitzer, this guy. "the situation room" starts right now. >> thanks very much. happening now, the u.s. supreme court ends its hearings and the