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fronts." this week it's about the future of the "jeopardy" franchise. my guest is author claire mcnear. we'll see you right back here for more "reliable sources" this time next week. bridging the divide, president wide were set to meet with senate democrats and republicans as they argue over the president's bill and what exactly infrastructure is. >> infrastructure is the foundation. that allows people to live and work well >> but will that message work for both parties? i'll speak with transportation secretary pete buttigieg next. and power play, a key democrat says he will not vote to end the filibuster, imperiling his party's agenda on key issues such as voting rights. >> let me get a better
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understanding of what voting rights mean for me and others that look like me. >> house member james clyburn joins me. >> culture wars. a conservative republican governor says his party has gone too far. >> that is a product of the cultural war in america. >> and faces blowback from former president trump and his followers. as trump dominates a major republican gathering, what does the party stand for now? arkansas's republican governor asa hutchinson ahead. hello, i'm jake tapper in washington, where the state of our union is as divided as ever. former president trump is back. he's about the same. his speech at a republican national retreat with donors last night at mar-a-lago, he called mitch mcconnell a quote dumb son of a bitch, unquote, for opposing trump's election lie and upholding democracy.
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former president trump went after his vice president, mike pence, according to a source in the room for certifying the election results on january 6th. not surprisingly, trump did not say a word to condemn the violent insurrection he helped incite that day, and as the former president expiratory eights republicans in washington, she trying for a second time to reach out from them. tomorrow, president biden will meet with democratic house and senate to discuss his $2.3 trillion infrastructure plan the president this week said, quote, compromise is inevitable. he warned his team will not be opened to inaction. reaching any sort of compromise, of course, will be difficult. republicans are already pushing back on the administration's plans saying it's too sweeping. it goes beyond the idea of infrastructure, not to mention the tax hikes, even as some democrats push to the bill more progressives. joining me cabinet members leading the effort on infrastructure. the secretary of transportation pete buttigieg. good to see you. so let's start with the 30,000-foot view.
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there is a lot in the bill that is not traditionally considered infrastructure. and i'm not talking about electric grids or clean water or rural broadband. i'm talking hundreds of billions for things such as in-home care for elderly americans and those with disabilities. priorities, certainly. but the question is, are they infrastructure? i understand the biden administration is trying to change how we talk and think about infrastructure to include support for workers, but i guess one of the questions i have is, do you think by trying to change the definition, you are actually hurting your cause, because republicans will just characterize this as democrats jamming a bunch of social programs into an infrastructure bill and calling it infrastructure and, thus, undermine your effort? >> well, it doesn't seem to be undermining anything because this bill, this package both in terms of the individual parts and as a whole is enjoying enormous support from the
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american people, including republicans. so i know here in washington, folks are getting into this semantic debate. i very much believe that all of these things are infrastructure, because infrastructure is the foundation that allows us to go about our lives. but you know, if there are senate republicans who don't agree, we can agree to disagree on what to call it. i will still ask you to vote for it. to me it makes no sense to say i would have been for broadband, i'm against it because it's a bridge. i would have been against elder care, i'm against it, because this is not a highway. these are things the elder people need and the president is putting forward a vision to get done and these are things remarkably that command the support of the majority of the american people, democrats and republicans, so at the end of the day, they can call it whatever they like. we are asking them to support it because it's good policy. >> house progressives are
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calling for you to include a path to citizenship for dreamers in the legislation. again, i understand this is a principle you think that is worth fighting for. is that infrastructure? >> that's not in the plan that we've put forward. of course, we need to support dreamers. that's important as a policy matter in this country. now, we're getting into the season where there is going to be a lot of push and pull on you know how things move in different forms in terms of legislative packaging. that's what this negotiating process will produce. but the important thing, as the president has repeatedly said, is we can't do nothing. we can't wait any longer and when it comes to this infrastructure package, the american people are ready to go. we have been ready to go for years and years. i think this is the third administration to arrive with the american people clamoring for something to happen on infrastructure. i think this time we can get it done. >> are you ruling out including a path to citizenship for dreamers in the infrastructure bill? >> again, that's not in the plan that the president has put forward. i will say that we're hearing a
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lot of ideas from across the aisle and within our caucus on you know what to do about the pay force, different shapes that the infrastructure package and the transportation infrastructure can take. i think you will find the president is ready to listen to these ideas that are going to come up, for example, in tomorrow's meeting. but we can't just sit here. we've got road and bridges deteriorating by the day. america is not even in the top 10 when it comes to transportation infrastructure, areas that i work on the most. we got to get something done. >> so i'll interpret that as your mind is opened as to what else might be in the packet. president biden is slated to meet with republicans and democrats as you note to talk about the infrastructure packets tomorrow. you say you have been talking with republicans quite a bit. is there any talk about splitting the bill up into two parts? you have one that is more physical infrastructure, traditional definition, roads, water, broadband, et cetera. then another package which might deal with support for workers, child care, elder care.
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that way you could probably get a lot of republican support theoretically for the first one at the very least while ultimately getting both to pass? >> well, yeah. i want to point out that child care and e8der care command a lot of support among republican voters. just maybe not at the moment among republican legislators here in washington. if you've ever confronted the situation of trying to find long-term care for an ageing parent, if you are trying to get back to work and you know that one of the things you need in order to go to work is good transit to get to your workplace. another is good child care options. we think they fit together, which is why the president fit them together in his physician for a jobs plan, which will be the biggest investment in american jobs since world war ii. i know that there are all kind of different ways it can be sliced and diced and packaged up legislatively.s of different ways it can be sliced and diced and packaged up legisls of different ways it can be
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sliced and diced and packaged up legisl of different ways it can be sliced and diced and packaged up legislatively. i don't think most americans are worried about the mechanics of it. they want to get it done. >> i know you have not given up on republican support. you are still trying. obviously, winning ten republicans in the senate to break a filibuster. still to me, it seems like a steep hymn for you to climb. i asked your colleague, jennifer granholm last week, if you cannot get those ten republican senate votes, are you willing to use the senate rules called reconciliation, which would allow it to pass with 50 votes plus vice president harris, secretary granholm seemed to suggest the answer is yes. do you agree? >> well, again, the president has said, we have to get this done. so inaction is not an option. but there is a strong preference for the president, the administration, certainly for me to do these things in regular order. it's better from a policy perspective and you know it's how this administration prefers to work. so i will keep working on the phone lines, talking to republicans, listening to republicans and try to get somewhere we can all agree on. again, i know i am repeating
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this until i am blue in the face. it is a remarkable fact that that package in whole and in pieces already has bipartisan support and most republicans saying we all support it. not just in washington. >> you are talking republican voters, according to polls, but i have been in this town a few decade for now. republican voters, according to polls, does not necessarily translate into republican legislators. even one, what is your time line on this? what does it look like? do you agree with speaker pelosi, you want this bill passed by july 4th? or do you think it might take until labor day? >> the president wants to see major action in progress by memorial day. the speaker laid out that july time line for getting something passed. we got some real kind of shock clocks on this, in terms of things that have to get
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reauthorized by the end of september, so, you know, the sooner the better i think is the bottom line. we got to get this done. we're going to take on board a lot of idea. we will negotiate. but we can't just sit here and let the clock run out. the american people can't wait. this work can't wait. we should have been doing this years ago. and each passing day, america falls further behind while strategic competitors like china are not hesitating to make the investments it takes to win the future. >> if you interview a hoosier, inevitably a shot clock gets referenced. the white house says it is providing guidelines to americans and to private companies for so-called vaccine passports, which would prove an individual has been vaccinated. airlines have developed apps for health guidelines for international travel, international. are you opened to the idea of american airlines, u.s. airline companies requiring private vaccine passport in order to board a domestic flight?
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>> well, we don't view this as the role of the government to create or mandate any kind of vaccine passport, but these technologies are there. private sector is working on them and we're interested in following that and providing any kind of technical advice or support where needed. ultimately, the bottom line is things like the cdc guidelines and airlines can go over and above that what they think is right to protect the passengers and workers and to build up the confidence in the safety of american travel. but right now, what we're seeing is, thankfully, the guidelines are reflecting the progress that's been made with vaccinations. i think 4-million-plus vaccinations just reported another record, they're a big part of what it will take to make that safe return to travel. >> a recent poll showed 3 in 10 white evangelical christians say they will definitely not get vaccinated. that's the second highest group in the country refusing to get vaccinated behind republicans. you have been outspoken on
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issues of your personal faith. otherwise, i normally wouldn't bring this up. why do you think it is so many of your fellow white evangelical christians are reluctant to be vaccinated, and what's your message to them? >> sometimes i've heard people, people i care about saying, you know, if i'm faithful, god will take care of me. i guess what i would hope they would consider is that a vaccine is a part of god's plan for how you will take care of yourself. in the end, i have to admit it's unlikely an official like me is going to be persuasive to somebody who maybe doesn't feel like washington has been speaking to them for a long time. but this is where faith leaders can make such a difference. the idea of pastoral care is about supporting those who lioo to you for guidance. usually we think of that in a spiritual sense. sometimes that can be true for health. so i hope anybody who is looking after a community of people, including a faith community,
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will consider ways to help guide them toward steps that can protect them and protect those around them. >> it remind me of that old joke about god saying, i sent you the boat, that whole thing about why didn't you save me? secretary of transportation, pete buttigieg. thank you very much. appreciate it. a typical saturday night, former president trump spreading lies and lobbing insults. we'll talk to a republican leader president trump attacked about what this all means for the gop. that's next. he says democratic senator manchin says is insulting. james clyburn comes up. thanks. en we found out our son had autism, his future became my focus. lavender baths always calmed him. so we turned bath time into a business. ♪ there was a dream ♪ and building it with my son has been my dream job. ♪ ♪ at northwestern mutual, our version of financial planning helps you live your dreams today. among my patients i often see them find a northwestern mutual advisor at nm.com
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welcome back to "state of the union." back to "state of i'm jake tapper. president trump releases his stranglehold on personal attacks, one was republican arkansas asa hutchinson who vetoed a bill preventing doctors from providing gender-affirming treatments to transyouth. hutchinson said the bill is not who we are. lawmakers from the gop disagreed. the bill is now a state law.
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joining us now is republican governor of arkansas, asa hutchinson. we'll get to that bill in a minute. first i wanted to ask about president trump's speech in florida at an rnc donor retreat. he repeated the dangerous lie he won the november election. that's not true. he called the results bs. he blasted senate minority leader mitch mcconnell as a do you meanb son of a bitch, pardon my language, i'm quoting him, for not blocking the electoral certification. according to a person in the room trump received huge applause from the crowd which included top officials and donors. does this concern you your party shapes itself around the grievances and lies of one man? >> well, anything that's divisive is a concern and is not helpful for us fighting the battles in washington at the state level. in some ways, it's not a big deal what he said. but at the same time, whenever it draws attention, we don't need that. we need unity, focused together.
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we have slim numbers in washington. we got battles to fight so we need to get beyond that. >> you have slim minorities in prague because then president trump discouraged republicans from voting in georgia. in his new memoir, your former house colleague, john boehner, writes the current republican party is unrecognizable to him. he writes, quote, i don't think i could get elected in today's republican party. i don't think ronald reagan could either. you are not dissimilar in the fact that are you a small government, reagan conservative. is is this still your republican party? >> well, it is you think about the republican party today, you do need to remind ourselves, let's get back to our principles. let's stop the personality divisions that we have and focus on really the historic role we
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play which is a voice for smaller government, not bigger government. not government solutions, but free enterprise solutions. and that's -- while i am also a social conservative, i do believe we have to balance that with this important question, is this a fight the government needs to get in or the role of the church or the restraint of government that we need to not only preach but to practice as well, and that led me to the veto that you describe. it's a conservative position to say, that's not the role of government. it is compassionate to say, we care for all our young people, whether they're transyouth or otherwise, we care for them and that's the message of compassion and conservatism that we need to have as a party. >> well, trump targeted you for vetoeing that bill that would be let the government into the office where a consider is treating a transgender teen and
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trump dismissed you as a lightweight rhino. he said, bye-bye, asa, you are under intense criticism from right wing media and republican legislators, easily overturned your veto. what do you make of the blowback you received from the republican party? >> well, any time you go against the grain, are you going to get that kind of blowback. i think it's healthy for our society and our party to have that kind of vigorous debate about an important issue and to me, the is about the future of our party. are we going to be a narrow party that expresses ourselves in intolerant ways, or are we going to be a broad-based party that shows compassion in dealing with some of the most difficult issues that parents face, that
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individuals face. and at some point, i had to say, i've got to remind my wonderful republican colleagues that we are the party of ronald reagan that believes in a limited role of government. let's ask the question. sure, i signed pro-life bills. i know there is a role for government. we have to fundamentally ask ourselves, do we need to do this? is this something we believe to have in the home or in the church? our faith leaders to handle. is this calling out for a government solution? we're fighting that in washington. let's fight it also in our state capitols and fight for the principles of our party. >> a lot of arkansas republicans are focused on transkids and they're targeting them with legislation. they offered a bill that would ban transkids from participating in girls and women's sports. you signed that law, even though you have acknowledged there are
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no actual cases in arkansas of of transkids causing any sorts of problems on the athletic field if this is not a problem in arkansas objecting to this, then what is the end result of this other than demonizing a bunch of already vulnerable kids? >> well, any time you are passing laws to address a problem that currently doesn't exist but you worry about the future, you have a potential of getting it wrong. but in this case, i did sign the protection for girls in sports, which says biological males cannot compete on a girl's team. to me, that's a fundamental way of making sure girls sports can prosper. but at the same time, you are sending a signal that transyouth does not care. so when that third bill came to me, i said, that's too much and this interferes with patient care. it interferes with parental decision on an area that the science is continuing to learn
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more about. these are tough areas, tough areas, and what we have to do is we can debate them on conservative principles, but let's show compassion and tolerance and understanding as we do that. that's the simple message that i think is important for our party. it's more than about transyouth, because other people care and so it's symbolic of our party and the direction we want to go and i want to be broader and not narrower. >> you said you want to see people look at arkansas as a place of tolerance and diversity. you think the legislation you signed is in keeping with that, signing a bill that would keep transgirls from participating in sports even though there are no transgirls in arkansas who are trying to participate in sports, this is not an issue. do you think that sends a signal of tolerance? >> i think it has a broad level
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of support. i think that it is a good bill for our state, but again, there are those that express concern that that limits opportunities for transyouth. we want to make sure that they can have opportunities in as many areas as they can, but i want to protect girls sports. i think the people of arkansas and really across the country understand that if you are going to have title 9, if you are going to have importance of women's sports, there has to be some level of integrity. even the ncaa requires certain requirements before you can have transcompetition. so i think that is okay. but at some point you have to say when it came to this third bill, enough is enough. it's not something that government needs to be involved in. so each bill has to be evaluated on its own merits. i made the judgment and i'll defend that judgment and that's the case i am making today and every chance i get.
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>> governor, are you a term-limited governor. in 2019, you said a presidential run was quote on the table. are you considering running for president in 2024? >> that's too far off to consider at this point. we've got to get through the make we are still dealing with here in arkansas. the first thing that's on my plate from a national perspective is making sure that we are going in the right direction for the republican party that i have fought for for 40 years as we built into a majority party in arkansas. i don't want to lose those historic roots that i believe are important for society. >> 2021 is not too early to be thinking about it. is it still on the table? >> well, i don't know what i'm going to be doing after 2022. to me, that's a long time in politics. i am pleased with running the state of arkansas.
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that's my focus for now, jake. >> arkansas governor asa hutchinson, thanks for joining us this morning. we appreciate it. >> thank you. senator joe manchin said the events of january 6th made the bipartisanship all the more important to him. i'll ask house majority whip jim clyburn if those events had the same effect on him. that's next. [sfx: psst psst] allergies don't have to be scary. spraying flonase daily stops your body from overreacting to allergens all season long. psst! psst! all good
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senator joe manchin reminding his fellow democrats they have almost no room for error in the senate. democrats can't afford to lose one single vote. they will only be able to lose two democratic votes in the house without republican support which is going to complicate the life of my next guest. joining me now, house majority whip democratic congressman jim clyburn of south carolina. thank you so much for joining us. we really appreciate it. so you've criticized joe manchin for refusing to change or eliminate the filibuster even to pass voting rights legislation. you are scheduled to meet in washington, d.c. what are you going to say to him? >> well, thank you very much for having me. i will remind the senator why the snant came into being.
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the senate was not always an elective office. it used to be, they used to be sent to washington by the state legislatures. and that was a compromise when they made the senate elective officers, things changed for the senate. so no matter what may be your idea about why the senate came into place, the moment we changed when the people thought a change needed to be made. the same things goes for a filibuster, it was put in place to expand the debate and debate and give you time to bring people around to your point of view. the filibuster was never made, a
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was not put in place in order to suppress a bill in order to overrun the minority. it was there to make sure that minorities in this country have constitutional rights and not be denied by filibuster. >> so senator manchin, he's talking about the need for a bipartisanship. that's why he's been reluctant to change it. he talked about recommitting to bipartisan this week. he said the january insurrection, the attack on the capitol changed him. something told me wait a minute, pause, hit the pause button, what effect did january 6 have on you? >> it had a tremendous effect on me. when i saw the capitol policeman i see every day complain how many times he was called the n-word by those people who were insurrectionists out there, when i see john lewis' photo being torn to pieces and scattered on the floor, that told me everything i need to know about those insurrectionists. and i will remind anybody who reflects on the 6th of january to think about these issues as well. all of us know that they are
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there to perpetuate -- they were there to perpetuate a lie. this president told lies and, they reacted to those lies, and, quite frankly, they know full well they are lies. >> and last night, president trump, former president trump at the republican retreat doubled down on those lies, and i wonder if you think that the republican party is still enthralled to those lies, still committed to those lies, if that's having an effect on your view of the filibuster and more. >> i think a significant portion of the republican party might be, but not all republicans. i talk to a lot of republicans almost daily, and they do feel that if they had a chance of getting out of a primary, and in your general election, they
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would be more forthcoming. they do know, a significant minority -- it's not a majority of the republican party, but it's enough within the republican primary system to keep them from getting out of the primary and that's what's driving this. that's where people are being quiet about it. they know full well that the majority of the american people spoke back in 2020, and over 6 or 7 million more people voted for joe biden than voted for trump. they know that. >> georgia passed sweeping new voting legislation, including many restrictions that some democrats such as senator rafael warnock and stacey abrams have compared to jim crow laws. you grew up in the jim crow south. do you see the georgia election law as the new jim crow?
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>> yes, i do. no question about it, and we keep talking about georgia. but 43 -- i'm sorry, i saw the other day, 47 states that now propose georgia is the one that's taking it to the finality, but these thoughts are being expressed in other states as well, and they know full well that these are ways to suppress voters to keep people from exercising their rights, and we can't always talk about what they say. let's look at the impact of what they do. i grew up in the south, yes. but i grew up in politics. i grew up believing that it's not their words that matter, it's their deeds. matthew teaches us that and today is sunday. >> explain no our viewers who are familiar with jim crow laws
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and the segregation they represent who'd look at the georgia voting restriction and say, i don't understand how you can compare these voting restrictions that call for, for instance, new voter i.d. requirements for vote by mail, fewer drop boxes, et cetera, and have a tough time seeing that in light in the same shade as jim crow laws that enforced segregation. why do you see them as similar? >> oh, because they are. if you go all the way back in history -- when we first starting determining who was eligible to vote and who was not, they were property owners. they knew people of color coming out of slavery did not know slavery. therefore, no matter how many existed and voted. then they worked from that having disqualified it and they picked those that were more apt to be committed by people of
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color to disqualify voters than they did for people of color. the whole history in the south of putting together those who are eligible to vote is based upon the practices and experiences of people based upon their race. so i would say to anybody, just look at the history and it's there. what's on anybody's mind when you say, okay, we are going to deny voting places. we will get rid of drop boxes. we know we will create long lines. so now let's make it a crime if you brought a bottle of water while they're standing in those long lines. it's not what they intend. it's what the result is. so they can say anything they want to say about it. just look through it and our history and you will know what is taking place today is a new jim crow.
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just that simple. >> you're leading a key house committee to investigate the trump administration's coronavirus response. so far you say you found the trump officials bragged about interference with cdc reports. they failed to address shortages of masks and ppe. they failed to prevent billions in small business fraud. how do you think the trump administration officials responsible should be held accountable, and do you think anyone might potentially face criminal liability? >> well, i'm going to leave it up to investigators. i have a very good staff. they're doing incredible work. mr. alexander, the one you made reference to, did, in fact, boasted about being able to get the cdc on two different occasions to change their findings -- not the findings, but exchange the way they
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categorized those findings. yes, he boasted about that. we take a look about what that is all about. if he were doing things that may be criminal in nature, we ought to bring that to light. now i'm not going to reach any conclusions yet this morning, but i will let my staff finish their work and we will conclude for the american people what took place. >> house majority whip jim clyburn of south carolina, thank you, sir. appreciate it. >> thank you very much for having me. how many americans are still carrying a torch for the wrong side of the civil war? an important anniversary prompts some questions. that's next. and in 1990, they opened lrazu. when the pandemic hit, pickup and delivery was still viable. that kept us afloat. keeping our diners informed on google was so important.
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at around 4:30 in the morning, 160 years ago tomorrow, a treasonous south carolina militia attacked the u.s. government at ft. sumter near charleston, south carolina and the u.s. civil war began. to this day the deadliest war in american history. four years of bloody battles and unfathomable viciousness, ending only when general robert e. lee surrendered at approappo appomattox, through the conflict would not formally end until 16 months. in some parts of the country and in the hearts and minds of too many of our fellow americans, the war continues to wage, a war
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that was fought over whether or not states had the right to own black americans, to enslave them to rape them,to maim them and to kill them. monuments in the names of treasonous general who's led this war continue to mar this nation. military bases are named after them. most of them, by the way, not named for them in the 1860s or 1870s in the immediate aftermath of the smoke clearing from the battlefields of shiloh or bull run, but named in the 20th century during the world wars i and ii as a way to get local buy-in as the federal government grabbed swaths of lands to build these bases. they weren't necessarily good generals. general braxton bragg was relieved after the battles of chattanooga, yes, there are forces still named after this
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bumbling treasonous fool who took up arms against his own government. i doubt you can find another country on this earth that has so many monuments and tributes to its own traitors. and that's because the hatreds and resentments of that era are still simmering today, still a force. people aren't calling for a return to slavery, but they push the same twisted unamerican ideas that all men are not created equal. you see these people marching in charlottesville, talking about jews will not replace them and then you hear folks defending them, defending notes who marched alongside them. you hear these people talking about ways to support the quote/unquote right legal voters being able to cast their ballots, the so-called informed ones, their twisted conspiracy
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theories how immigrants are brought here, some believe by a cabal of nefarious jews to replace the white working man and women. those theories, those twisted ideas on our airways and motivating the murders in pittsburgh and el paso. they constantly demonstrate these individuals an impulse favoring authoritarianism and favoring repression, steeped in both racism and a deep personal sense of grievance. when the treasonous south carolina militia led by pgf beauregard attacked 60 years ago tomorrow morning, they began the civil war. 34 hours later, 160 years ago this tuesday, u.s. majors robert anderson and 86 u.s. government soldiers surrendered. the bad guys won that battle and
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the traitors of what would become the confederate army occupied ft. sumpter for almost for years. and though their discredited, twisted ideas are often shaded and diluted and camouflaged, they continue to occupy too many parts of our politics and our culture, and our news media today. how exactly is the u.s. faring against covid? well, it's complicated. we'll break it down for you next.
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vo: calling all builders, all welders, and roofers. engineers and electricians. calling all brick masons and boiler makers. steel workers and steam fitters your country is calling you to rebuild america. to create a cleaner, safer, more prosperous future for all. tackling climate change, this is the job of our lifetime. it's time to build back better.
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let's get to work. managing type 2 diabetes? you're on it. staying active and eating right? yup, on it there, too. you may think you're doing all you can to manage type 2 diabetes and heart disease but could your medication do more to lower your heart risk? jardiance can reduce the risk of cardiovascular death for adults who also have known heart disease. so, it could help save your life from a heart attack or stroke. and jardiance lowers a1c. jardiance can cause serious side effects including dehydration, genital yeast or urinary tract infections, and sudden kidney problems. ketoacidosis is a serious side effect that may be fatal. a rare but life-threatening bacterial infection in the skin of the perineum could occur. stop taking jardiance and call your doctor right away if you have symptoms of this bacterial infection, ketoacidosis or an allergic reaction, and don't take it if you're on dialysis or have severe kidney problems. taking jardiance with a sulfonylurea or insulin may cause low blood sugar. lower a1c and lower risk of a fatal heart attack? on it with jardiance.
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among my patients i often see them ask your doctor about jardiance. have teeth sensitivity as well as gum issues. does it worry me? absolutely. sensodyne sensitivity and gum gives us a dual action effect that really takes care of both our teeth sensitivity as well as our gum issues. there's no question it's something that i would recommend. what's the #1 retinol brand used most by dermatologists? tah-dah, it's neutrogena® with derm-proven retinol, rapid wrinkle repair®
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smooths the look of fine lines in 1-week, deep wrinkles in 4. so you can kiss wrinkles, and other wrinkle creams goodbye. rapid wrinkle repair® pair with our most concentrated retinol ever for 2x the power. neutrogena® the u.s. broke another covid vaccination record this week.
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hours. greet news. but not the full picture. look at michigan. 40% of adults there have gotten at least one shot of the vaccine, but a covid variant is one of the factors causing an alarming surge in cases in that state. nationwide, the u.s. is also starting to see an uptick, and health officials are concerned about the number of young people showing up in emergency rooms. so what is causing this spread? health officials say it is a combination of the new variants of the virus and people letting down their guard, mingling indoors with others. and the roughly 30% of americans who say they're not interested in getting the vaccine right now. all of that could keep us from reaching herd immunity. and health experts caution all of us, we need to keep being careful, until many more millions of americans are vaccinated. do it for yourself and for your family. thanks for spending your sunday morning with us.
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this is "gps," the global public square. welcome to all of you in the united states and around the world. i'm fareed zakaria coming to you live from new york. we'll begin today's show with the world's biggest global companies. many of them pay little in taxes in many of the nations where they do business. the biden administration has a plan to change that.

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