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>> neil: let's take a trip down memory lane. tom hanks was starring in "castaway." destiny child has a number one song in america, and the supreme court was hearing out an appeal to a florida vote recount. it is also the last time the unemployment rate in america was at around 4.1%. roughly where it is now. the dow hitting yet another record high over 23,000. back in 2,000, it was well under 10,000. will the good times last? there are worries now with the g.o.p. tax cut, they will do
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little to boost the economy and help make history. it is that wrong? at the white house with much more on employment reports that surprised and stunned at the same time. >> you just ran through some of the numbers there with the economy and large part is steadily improving on this day. we found out that 261,000 jobs were created in october, and with that the employment rate dropped down to 4.1%. when you look deeper into the numbers, it shows that service companies in october had their best month since 2005, while factory orders jumped to 1.4%. it's the rocket fuel it will really kick-start the economy and continue to keep it moving forward. so far, he and republicans are facing resistance, and if nothing else, they appear to be losing the messaging battle. before the bill was even released, "the washington post" and abc news took a poll of the plant and said that half the
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country opposes it with only one-third supporting. democrats as you know are already lining up in opposition. listen here to this analogy that nancy pelosi gave earlier today. >> to our colleagues, get real. don't tell the middle class this is for them. you have a banquet for the wealthy and corporate america, and yet you're throwing a few crumbs really making suckers of the american people. >> rolling out this bill was just phase one, neil. they will take it to monday when the market process begins in the house weighs it. kevin brady said earlier today that on monday he will " "introduce improvements to the bill." you should expect some changes on monday. >> neil: thank you, my friend. they lets everything they saw here today, and now does that mean the nasdaq is falling alon along? they hope that the tax cuts will do the charm and fix some things that aren't the term.
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they discovered that there are a lot of things here that might not fit everyone's bill of goods here, including many who are going to face a bill as a result of some of the goods. charlie, what are you looking at? >> mainly on the personal side, i think most people i talked to on major investors are saying this, the u.s. corporate tax rate at 35%, which is everyplace in the world saying maybe three countries that are in the undeveloped world, is an absurdity to bring jobs back about to bring repatriation of funds back could you have to bring that down. that's the good part. for this to get really complication and almost absurd is on the individual side. the number still really need to be crunched, but if you talk to people like peter king, long island the republican congressman, not exactly a guy who's discussing the future of the world with hedge fund managers everyday, dan donovan, i think the only republican member representing a district
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in new york city. they will tell you -- not the silver spoon set -- these people are saying that this tax bill, particularly the way it handles certain deductions and keep some income a like the carried interest loophole which does help private equity managers, it takes take certain deductions out the state and local tax deductions. it's going to have a big impact on middle-class peers >> neil: i can imagine that would not. you pay a lot in taxes these days. x financially more than you do. we could go back and forth on this weather the will actually be going to lower taxes in result of that. it's going to dwarf whatever tax things that a lot of folks have and there's no around it. >> if you look at the individual side, it almost looks like something a democrat might come out with. you might say, why aren't the democrats being supportive? they want to deprive republicans of any victory whatsoever. take over the house and the senate in 2018 and probably try
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to impeach president trump. that's up there and again. they are playing politics. let's be clear here. this is not the bright side of the republican economics that i've ever heard. on the personal side, it may be on the corporate side, yes, that is good. >> neil: the corporate side is the winning side but you touched on something very important of how democrats might play this. republicans play hoping that the democrats would show some support that wasn't so skewed to the rich. it didn't work. democrats are still opposed to it. i'm wondering the way they placated democrats just to get support, ultimately it backfired on them. >> i think so. they betrayed their own principles. individual tax plans, like i said, barack obama wasn't proposing anything that much different than what we saw on the republican side. they were giving tax cuts to middle class, but the
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middle-class don't pay a lot of federal income tax. we really want to give them a tax cut at the payroll tax, which they are not doing. this is really something democrats, in theory, could live with and like, yet they are being proposed by people who are champions of the free market, kevin brady, paul ryan. i'll tell you, it's the numbers, at least according to average people, if your average in new york, it's different then middle-class in ohio, as in the new york metropolitan area, you're probably going to get a tax increase. we have to crunch the numbers. we don't know yet. there's definitely not a tax cut here. >> neil: we certainly know kevin brady is going to come up with a plan he hopes on monday to address some of these problems. we will see what happens. >> oatmeal, one other thing come at the markets aren't that jubilant. they work jubilant to the run up. they kind of taken pot so they
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can figure out where this thing is going. >> neil: you said this at the very beginning, the corporate part. only that. that is dramatic. that's a big change. you get a few companies pay at a 35%. you knock it down to 20% and you do so immediately. that is a big deal. >> it's going to be like the job creation. here's the thing. if you're doing that, you can pay for it by raising personally for taxes, that is the antithesis of tax reform. that is not tax reform. >> neil: unless it's just your taxes, i'm okay with that. >> you're in jersey, you're not doing so great either. >> neil: all right, thank you very much. have a great weekend. charlie gress in reno, he's the best. to charlie's point, we have at least five republican house members who are saying no right now or leaving no right now on this tax plan. a lot of this because of local and state tax deduction issue. with us right now is one of them who is very concerned, new york
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republican, congressman lee selden. good to have you back. not a fan right now? >> as you're just talking to me on the corporate side it comes up there's a lot of great work there, but digging a new york congressman and representing a new york district, this proposal to eliminate the local estate tax deduction is pretty tough to swallow. for me i would say no to this bill and current form. i would love to be able to get to yes. there some congress and be able to get back the property tax reduction up to 10,000. >> neil: is that what did it for you? even in your district, it's very high tax district. a lot of people pay that. i would say even the 10,000 on the interest isn't going to cut it. >> i would call it progress. you might be capturing some more of my middle income constituents. it's progress. >> neil: but your district covers what? what does your home district look like? >> i represent the first
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congressional district of new york, it's on the east end of long island, suffolk county. >> neil: was the tax environment there? >> while we might make a little before, we cost a lot more in order to get by. it's not want to me that while our state and local tax deduction is as high as it is because our state and local taxes are as high as they are. all levels of government should be working on tax release. that's important. there are some people that say they are subsidizing from other states and said they're subsidizing new york. they look at tax policies and spending policy, and new york is that contributor's anymore to washington that we get back. >> neil: that is lost and a lot of folks. i want to get a sense of how much is negotiable here. when i speak to kevin brady, he did seem to hold out hope that nothing is etched in stone. i want you to react to this.
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>> we are showing that families in high tax states are getting tax cuts. members from those states have now taken a second look at what we are achieving. some still need more. bring the ideas. we are here to solve it. i've learned to never say never and tax reform. >> neil: that was -- she did say the same thing to me yesterday, nothing is cemented down here. there are ways to make this. they will crunch the numbers and share the numbers with you, but you've done a lot of the crunching yourself. what are people in your district telling you? >> my district is a district of president trump won over 14.5 points. i'm hearing from not only democrats or republicans, people who want to see tax reform get done. they want to see an improvement to the bill as it's been drafted. chairman brady has been outstanding to work with.
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keep working together over the weekend. on monday, it appears that he is going to be releasing some substantive changes to the bill. i would love to as part of that be fixing his state and local tax deduction issue. i believe it's a state and local tax deduction that should stay entirely. there are people that want to eliminate the state and local tax deduction entirely. i would love to get the yes. i look at the idea of eliminating the state and local tax deduction as a geographic redistribution of wealth because you're taking money from a place like new york to provide deeper tax cuts elsewhere. >> neil: the way things are now, you would vote no. you're going to have one of his favors congressman's about no paired you're going to say what if it comes to that? >> and its current form, i would vote no. i'm hoping we can make some changes to be able to get to guess. i'm a new york congressman, i'm
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a new yorker, i know if i'm not fighting for my home state, my home district, that other members who are out there fighting for their state in their district, their neck would you fight for new york for me. that's why we are in this battle. there is no reason, as were delivering tax cuts, big beautiful tax cuts in time for christmas, hopefully. there's no reason why anyone should be cut out of that if there are a hardworking middle income, low income american. we also have to find ways to make improvements or really all americans because this is something we should all be celebrating for the holidays, not just based on what state you're from or income bracket you're in. >> neil: we shall see. still early on in in the process. thank you very much. remember bowe bergdahl, deserted, held by the taliban for five years, a lot of people got hurt or died trying to help impure dishonorable discharge, no jail time.
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>> i think you can work the dash it's stunned, shocked, surprised. just a few days ago, i was in a conversation and i remember saying, i guarantee that bergdahl will get some prison time. i never imagined he would get life sentence. i don't think that would ever happen. i was certainly thinking five to seven years, something to account for the fact that he deserted, he abandoned his post. he put his comrades, his brothers in arms, at risk. he had apparently -- that played no role. i get the idea, okay, he suffered at the hands of the taliban for five years, but he did it because he deserted. it was his own doing. i think there had to be some prison time. i just can't figure out what that judge was thinking. >> neil: you know, there aren't many like it dishonorable discharge. you can get it for jaywalking. i think he was making an
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exaggeration to make the point. it's hardly the scarlet letter that it would have given everything that's associated with bergdahl. he can still make, i assume, movie deals, book deals, there could be an enormous fortune awaiting him in recounting or showing the story. i think the guys who were behind try to rescue him, free him, his comrades, that's got to be a double kick in the teeth the teeth. >> it is. it's completely galling. i think there's no doubt that there some folks out there who viewed this as somehow a victory. they are probably the same people who view edward snowden as a hero. this is complicated. i get that. there's a variety of issues here. at the core of this story, he deserted. some people would say, he was mentally unfit. that's two back to 2006 he walked out of basic training for
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the coast guard. you could argue, how did he send two years later get into the army? remember we were camping up our activity and so people would argue on that side. it wasn't his fault. he was still functioning and knows right from wrong. he pleaded guilty to both count counts. it is stunning. i think that, who knows, maybe the judge took into the account of this idea that how mentally fit was he from military service. >> neil: apparently, i'm paraphrasing right here, but he did say he spent five years with the taliban and torturing him or whatever. i'm not going to throw a guy who was in a cell into another cell. that seem to fall on deaf ears from many military aspects. >> it should. again, at the core of this, i get it. i'm sorry he suffered at the hands of the taliban, but he did
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it because of his own actions, because he deserted. maybe i'm living in a different world, but i used to think there were consequences for actions this serious. maybe we've adjusted our culture and our society, it is all part of this idea that personal responsibility does not matter that much, consequences aren't what they used to be. i'm not saying he should have been thrown into prison for life. no. how do we justify this? >> neil: we swapped five terrace for him. >> five senior. that's a very important point. you can forget, five senior level taliban, including the fellow who ran intelligence for the taliban. we gave them back. >> neil: mike, thank you. we will have more right after thisav with liberty, we could afford a real babysitter instead of your brother. hey.
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>> we heard from donna brazile that what many people had suspected for a long time has turned out to be true. the dnc secretly chose their nominee over a year before the primary elections even occurred. this shines a light on how deeply broken our campaign finance laws are. >> neil: hawaii democrat congressman nye all pleased with these allegations and that the process might indeed have been rigged. hillary clinton might've already worked it out with the democratic national committee. it choreographed everything to her liking and her strengths and her opponents disadvantage, bernie sanders. that's how she got the nomination rather than trump wondering why there's an investigation into these allegations and what he called the rigging of the 2016 process.
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now all i look forward to the 2020. adrian elrod. harland hill. speak to matt when you make of all this? >> it's very clear what they did here and it's pretty brilliantly actually. back in august of 2015, the hillary campaign worked out a strategy to the democratic national committee to develop his victory fund to raise funds to gather beyond the federally acceptable contribution limit which are $2700 per election. what they did, they use this apparatus to launder money so they could off shoot it. they could put many expensive consultants on the victory fund and out of the campaign. the dnc colluded with the clinton campaign to monitor contributions, to empower the clinton campaign to raise much more than they would have otherwise been able to. >> neil: there's no absolute proof of that, but i know what you're saying.
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the one thing i want -- all right to that point. let's say we find more proof that that was the case. would it have changed the results? would have produced a different nominee? wasn't there such a head of steam building up with hillary clinton that even allowing for bernie sanders surprising populist appeal, he still lost the state by a substantial margin. he wouldn't have gotten the nomination anyway, what you say? >> the problem is we will never know the answer to that questio question. i think that the dnc really needs to invest in some windex here for the political fallout, the clean up that this is going to require for the fallout from this. it's going to be immense. >> neil: do you agree? it's the same woman that lied about providing questions to hillary clinton. who know she's maybe misrepresenting that. >> another thing we don't know,
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if that's the case. certainly this does not look good for the dnc. certainly not a legal, but the political fallout is pretty big. we have senator elizabeth warren and tulsa gabbard calling out, these are people who are spot to be on your team if you're the dnc, that's pretty bad news. >> neil: adrian, hearing all this, do you think that this is the rapid left of the democratic party that's going to pounce on this? and obviously, senator warren is the first to come out the gate. where is this going? >> first of all, i guess harland is now a former spokesperson for the clinton campaign, so he is tried to speak on our behalf. here is ultimately how these things work. joint fund-raising agreements are very, very common on campaign. al gore had won when he ran for president, john kerry had won, barack obama had one, guess what, donald trump also had one.
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these are very, very common. the same one beside with officers present in uniform to bernie sanders, he chose not to go into the agreement, completely fine. we raised a lot of money because secretary clinton knew that the dnc was in shambles, they cannot make payroll. having a rollback to a strong dnc going into the general election was incredibly important. >> it wasn't that for that? >> no. absolutely not. again, secretary clinton always raise money for the dnc. this is something they'd been doing for a long, long time, something that we will be doing in the future. for her having a strong best party is something that she supported. with nothing else she wanted to do going into this election. >> neil: after barack obama was last election, the democratic party was out of money. there might be a lot to blame there. >> if you read what secretary crompton says of her book, she said it's very clear she was disappointed in the way with the
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decided to run for president which is why she got to work immediately, rolled up her sleeves. >> neil: there's a lot of blame to spread around here, but it wouldn't be the first time a campaign that will try to get close. speak out that could not be further from the truth. >> i cannot fault hillary clinton for skirting the lot and trying to raise it. >> how did she skirt the law? >> it has very clear limits on contribution. >> no, it's not illegal at all, harlan. >> it's not in the spirit of the law, i'll give you that. here's what it comes down to. 2015 alone, it raised over $20 million. with the campaign was able to do was push payroll off into this joint fund-raising committee so that they weren't having to pay for it out of the campaign coffers. donald trump had a joint fund-raising committee, but he didn't have one before he secured the nomination.
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>> neil: bottom line, it is what it is. looking ahead to the next election, it's open season because about 200 people will be running for that nomination. who will have the inside dabs? >> that remains to be seen. ironically here moving forward, especially for the dnc, new chairman maybe i am radically need to take a page from hillary clinton spoke of hiring a lawyer, do an investigation, and find out what happened with the process. >> neil: i want to thank you all so much here. i have a feeling in the week and months ahead, they are going to keep digging. new york is adding a lot of concrete barricades right now after this the deadly truck attack earlier in the week. this is kind of standard operating procedure now. can you get used to it? i don't know if we can. it's no wonder he said, "you don't have to pick me up." at lincoln financial, we get there are some responsibilities of love
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>> neil: forget about paying over $1,000 with this new iphone, a lot of people were waiting in lines for hours for the opportunity to take a chance at getting one. what is wrong with you people?
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>> neil: all right, new york city's get ready for a big marathon this sunday and they are pulling out all the stops to make sure there are no problems, including concrete barriers that are not just been temporarily put up in some places, they will be a permanent fixture. david lee miller has the notice on the security threat. >> hi. they are indeed pulling all the stops for a sunday morning's
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new york city marathon. the security is going to be unprecedented. just a few moments ago, new york city officials held a news conference, outlined some of their precautions that will be in place for sunday's marathon. among them, they say there will be an increased number of observation teams counter sniper terrorism teams, heavy weapons d number of bomb sniffing dogs, as well as more radiation detectors. as well as you mention, there'll be more barriers to prevent a car or truck attacked. >> we've added more sand trucks and blocker vehicles. the most we've ever used in any detail in the city. >> the sand trucks are 16-ton sanitation vehicles. they are not an unfamiliar site for new yorkers. they often were around trump tower when the president is in town. the marathon security efforts we are told will be a joint operation of some 20 local,
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state, and federal agencies. moments ago, new york's mayor, bill de blasio, try to reassure the 50,000 runners and 2.5 million spectators that marathon sunday will be safe. >> from all over the globe, my message is that we will keep them safe. we are working very, very closely and very well at the federal and state partners. there is an extensive amount of effort being made and additional resources being used to keep everyone safe. i want to once again reassure all new yorkers that there is no credible and specific threats against the marathon. >> new york's mayor says that new york is the safest big city in the united states. in order to keep it that way, behind me you can see some of the concrete barriers that were put in place where the rampage took place on tuesday that killed eight people and injured a dozen.
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you and david lee, thank you very, very much. ed davis is with us right now. ed, thank you for coming. to these concrete barriers that are being put up, some of them are going to stay there. they're not going away. it is a sign of the times that they were talking about here. this is the idea that this is what happens, what you have to get used to. do you? >> we have to always balance security, safety. there's too a private sector. it's a delicate balance. at the end of the day, you have to ensure people take the best steps possible. >> neil: we are having some audio issues with you. i hope that we can correctly pay very quickly, is it your sense that this goes national? will we see what's going on with
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new york and will other cities to adjust out of caution? all? all of a sudden, they almost look like military zones. >> i think every thing is going to have to be looked at and some of their efforts as it relates to a different type of threat. the extent that they take steps to do this. they will work this. people underestimate the ability --dash what occurred with it here -- >> neil: ed, i apologize. you're a great gas, porch and the connection we have with you is not. we apologize. the former nypd detective at the marathon, the sunday, they are expecting to go. 50,000 runners, 2.5 million along the route. it is still on. meanwhile, the iphone x is out. along lines for people just to get their hands on one.
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it's the most expensive iphone ever, but certainly not deterring. they were waiting in line for six or seven hours when pretentious to get into the store. a lot of these people haven't even touched the iphone x yet, but there waiting in line for the $1,000 device. i talked to one woman who camped out overnight, got her hands on the device, and walked out empty-handed because it just wasn't worth it for the price tag. still, a lot of these people have chosen to walk out with this phone. apple ceo tim cook said that part of the problem is meeting the demand with their supply. he said supply is backlogged and had no idea when we'll catch up. he also said yesterday the reason why the iphone tent launched after the iphone 8 isn't because it was a big marketing scheme, but because they simply weren't ready to ship it out. they have said they are getting record levels of demand, but they also are making record low numbers with the phones available. they announced that they are cutting how many devices they're making available to the holidays to 20 million.
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that's about a 50% drop from what they originally planned. the big reason why they are having a hard time reading the demand is because of the glass edge to edge display on the front in the back. it's taking a longer time to produce and roll out and they originally planned. the one thing i will say, if you break the glass display on the front of the back, it's going to cost you at least $800 to replace it without applecare. it's almost the price of an entirely new iphone x just replace the front and back screen if you don't have applecare. >> neil: you're telling me that this one woman, she waited in line for eight hours, looks at the phone, and it doesn't get it? >> she's a student at ucla, she was really excited about it, and she said i looked at the phone, i wasn't impressed. she thought apple hiked the price way too high. she said it wasn't worth it. she's leaving without a phone. >> neil: incredible. i guess they never saw the
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>> neil: all right, how do you tweet furious? the fall continues after twitter employees somehow managed to deactivate president trump's twitter account for 11 minutes. the world went nuts. the president went at it. twitter saying it was implemented precaution to make sure this sort of thing doesn't happen again, but it did happen. what do you make of this?
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>> i thought this whole thing was pretty funny, as far as at last they go, this employee was fired that day, so we just decided to do this. i thought that was kind of funny. if you're going to do something on your last day, that's a pretty good thing to go out on. also think that it is emblematic of silicon valley's resentment towards donald trump and supporters. you see this kind of behavior time and time again. i do think that twitter does defend conservatives a lot quicker than they do liberals. they were suspended for a day after what he made was very clearly a joke. it wasn't even really offensive. this is something that kind of happens routinely. i certainly raise an eyebrow at it. it's not just twitter either. we've seen this kind of resentment from facebook employees. right now the university is embattled in a lawsuit against youtube for lobbying a lot of
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their videos for being inappropriate. it blocks kids from in schools to be able to watch them. also, it just enables them to be able to monetize those videos well. there does seem to be a theme of censorship. and conservative individuals and news organizations continually spacing this soft kind of pushback. >> neil: one person could do this. i don't know who will help with that. that it lasted for 11 minutes. i think donald trump with 40 plus million twitter followers would be in the top five most popular tweeted individuals on the planet. it would occur, what it that donald trump is down? 's twitter account is down. 11 minutes is a long time to not see that. >> i don't know. 11 minutes is 11 minutes.
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they caught it right away. they caught it right away. >> neil: it's just weird. the whole thing is a little too -- >> it is weird and it does raise questions about how low on the totem pole was this employee? was a low level employee able to suspend the president's twitter account for 11 minutes? that raises a lot of questions about the way twitter works in the way the company is organized and run. today low-level individual -- we don't even know. >> neil: they can take your account on very, very quickly. i know that with other sites. you have to be up on the social media stuff. i guess i can't be the only one here who is. the one thing i find odd here is that she was able to do this clearly on her own. speak out that was the point i was just making a second ago. how high on the totable or low on the totem pole was this
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employee? >> neil: i was told she was not high up on the totem pole. >> she's a good customer service employee, so kinds of cheese like low-level and acting out her own. how many low-level customer service employees from the description that we have in the information that we are working with, how many of these employees are able to do that? so, what does that say? how many of these employees are biased against donald trump and clearly hate him and want to suspend him they say can the opportunity? >> neil: it does kind of have a little sad life there. it's like the best thing shall ever get to do. >> neil: it's her last day and they try to screw it big. all right. thank you very much pete have a good weekend. >> you too. >> neil: the president was not happy about this but he was tweeting wildfire ahead of his big asian trip here. a lot at stake on that trip by the way. has nothing to do it tweeting.
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>> neil: this will be the longest presidential trip we've seen in decades right now. we will see what happens here. a lot at stake certainly when it comes to dealing with china, when it comes to quieting all the problems we've been continuing to get out of north korea. author of "defender: the deeper state," a lot on the line, righ right? how you play the china card is crucial? >> it absolutely is, neil. not only are we seeing an increase of chinese military capability, they are an economic giant. the world's largest. when xi jingping at the 19th
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congress just finished, he solidified his power. we will see him around for a long time. he stacked the polyp a row with five of his lackeys. he's going -- >> bret: what does that >> neil: what does that mean? he's up there with mao zedong. you are donald trump, try to cut a deal with this guy, force them to try to do something about north korea. but now that he's darn near a deity, how do you do that? >> it's going be very hard. the president goes there with great affectation. he's got a couple of businessmen with him hoping to get some deal. i don't see that xi is going to band. after all, at that congress, he made a very clear in the two hour speech he gave, he is going to bolster their economy. he's going to do much better. that is a tough sell. they are going to become a global power, more so than they are. >> neil: don't they need us to do that? >> clearly, they do. i think xi will give some of the president some of the things that are going to make
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headlines, but i don't think it's going to be access to certain markets that the president clearly wants for america. that is very key here. the president, i suspect, is pretty sanguine about going over there, understanding that there is so much he can get. he wants to settle, as you indicated, neil, this north korea mess. and they've got to cut the oil, they've got to send back the cheap labor. they've got to do something about the smuggling and the chinese banks that are doing things, undermining the sanctions. and get xi to do something if he really wanted to. >> neil: do you think they are, colonel? the promise that they would freeze all lending and the financial dealings the north koreans, you know, systemwide -- the bank of china, all banks have to comply. do you believe they are really doing that? >> well, i think they are doing it in the pretense, but the reality behind the scenes, they are. the russians aren't being terribly cooperative either.
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no, i don't think we are going to go away from that seen in beijing here next week. what we really need, that is rock solid assurances that the north koreans are going to be cut off at the knees if, in fact, they continue on this missile and nuclear program. that's what the japanese, that's with the south koreans want to hear. i'm afraid if we don't get something solid, you are going to have, you know, president moon in south korea, they are already talking about increasing their own spending and their own potential nuclear program because, you know, if you are going to have a nuclear neighbor that's unpredictable, you've got to have some way of protecting yourself. there is a lot at stake here. >> neil: i can imagine if north korea falls any missile launches or tries to act up. >> which they probably will, neil. >> neil: colonel, thank you. good seeing you again. the trip, we will telegraph it for you, a special live "cost of
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