VERIFY: Fact-checking claims made in the third Democratic presidential debate


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Democratic Party Chair Resigns Under Pressure From Wolf


INSTAGRAM USING #CBS-3. AND ANOTHER NEWS WE ARE TRACKING THIS NOON PENNSYLVANIA DEMOCRATIC PARTY CHAIRMAN HAS RESIGNED AT REQUEST OF THE GOVERNOR TOM WOLF, HE FACED PRESSURE TO STEP DOWN AFTER MAKING COMMENTS TO THE COLUMNIST ABOUT THE PARTIES RESPONSE TOSS SEXUAL MISCONDUCT ALLEGATIONS AGAINST POLITICIANS N A STATEMENT HE SAID SOME OF HIS COMMENTS WERE TAKEN OUT OF CONTEXT AND SOME WERE INACCURATE BUT HE DID CONCEDE HE SHOULD HAVE SPOKEN MORE CLEARLY.

Councilwoman Robinson, Reverend Payne sever ties with Democratic party


3 ME LIENTZ WILL NOT BE INVOLVED IN THE FESTIVAL NOW WHICH HAS YET TO BE RENAMED BUT HIS INPUT WOULD BE WELCOMED. THERE APPEARS TO BE ALOT OF WORK TO BE DONE SINCE THE LAND PORTION OF THE FESTIVAL IS BEING SHIFTED. 3 3 BRAD– TWO MEMBERS OF THE VANDERBURGH COUNTY DEMCRATIC PARTY HAVE SEVERED THIER AFFLIATIONLONG TIME COUNCILWOMAN CONNIE ROBINSON ALONG WITH EVANSVILLE COMMUNITY ACTIVIST REVERNED WILLIAM PAYNE ANNOUNCED THEIR DECISION TO LEAVE THE PARTY. THIS COMES AFTER COMMENTS WERE MADE FROM COUNCIL MEMBERS MISSY MOSBY AND MICHELLE MERCER AT MONDAY NIGHT’S COUNCIL MEETING.EYEWITNESS NEWS SPOKE TO OTHER COUNCIL MEMBERS TODAY TO GET THEIR TAKE ON THAT MEETING AND THE FALLOUT.”AT THE CITY COUNCIL MEETING ON MONDAY – THERE WERE NO RACIAL COMMENTS MADE- WE HAD FOUR CANIDATES – THERE PAPERWORK WAS BROUGHT TO US BEFORE THE BOARD- ONE OF THE CANIDATES CAME TO THE MEETING AND WITHDRAW HIS NAME SO WE WERE DOWN TO THREE- I JUST PICKED TWO OF THE THREE I THOUGHT WERE MORE QUALIFIED ” 3 BRAD– ELPERS REPRESENTS THE 5TH WARD AS A REPUBLICAN.WE ALSO REACHED OUT TO REPUBLICAN MAYOR LLOYD WINNECKE ABOUT THIS — HE SAID IN PART – “IVE ALWAYS ADMIRED THE PASSION THAT COUNCILWOMAN ROBINSON BRINGS TO REPRESENTING THE CITIZENS OF THE FOURTH WARD. HER CONSTITUENTS BENEFIT GREATLY FROM HER ENGERTIC ADVOCACY.” 3 3

Governor Signs Vaccine Exemption Bill


AREA, RECEIVE. THEY’LL BE THERE FOR A FEW MORE HOURS. THAT BREAKING NEWS OUT OF RANCHO CORDOVA AT A RECYCLING PLANT FIRE. GOVERNOR NEWSOM HAS SIGNED THE VACCINE BILL THAT SPURRED PROTESTS AT THE CAPITAL. GILES GILES IS LIVE WITH THE LATEST FOR US, NAN? Reporter: THINGS HAVE CALMED DOWN NOW THAT THE GOVERNOR HAS SIGNED THE BILL. THERE ARE A FEW PEOPLE OUTSIDE HOLDING UP SIGNS HERE. ONE OF THEM DID COME TELL US MOST OF THE CROWD HAS MOVED TO 11th STREET AND THAT THREE OF THE PEOPLE ARRESTED HAVE BEEN RELEASED AND ARE BACK OUT THERE. WE’RE TOLD THAT THE GOVERNOR IS MEETING IN THAT AREA. EARLIER TODAY CHP CAPITAL POLICE DID TELL US THAT SIX PEOPLE WERE ARRESTED. TWO OF THEM HAD PHYSICALLY CHAINED THEMSELVES TO AN ENTRANCE HERE AT THE CAPITOL. THESE PROTESTERS WERE NOT SHY ABOUT MAKING THEIR VOICES HEARD EARLIER TODAY. TAKE A LISTEN. VETO THE BILL. DOZENS OF WOMEN AND CHILDREN SURROUNDED THE GOVERNOR’S OFFICE, SHOUTING CHANTS LIKE SEPARATE PHARMA AND STATE. CALIFORNIA HIGHWAY PATROL SAYS DESPITE THE SIX ARRESTED, PROTESTERS DID REMAIN PEACEFUL. NO OFFICERS WERE ASSAULTED. PROTESTERS TELL US THEY WERE MAKING NOISE AND FILLING THE HALLWAYS BECAUSE THEY FEEL LIKE THEY HAVE NO OTHER OPTION TO GET LAWMAKERS’ ATTENTION. THE GOAL IS YOU WANT TO TIRE US OUT, WE’LL TIRE YOU OUT. WE’RE NOT GOING AWAY. WHERE ARE WE GOING TO GO? THEY’RE PASSIONATE PEOPLE BECAUSE THEIR KIDS ARE MEDICALLY FRAGILE AND INJURED. Reporter: NOW, WE DID REACH OUT TO DR. RICHARD PAN TODAY, THE CHIEF SPONSOR OF THE BILL THEY WERE PROTESTING. HIS OFFICE DIDN’T WANT TO COMMENT ON THE PROTESTS TODAY, BUT AFTER THE GOVERNOR SIGNED THE BILL, HE DID SEND OUT A PRESS RELEASE THANKING THE

BREAKING: Pipe Bombs sent to homes and businesses of the Democratic Party


welcome back if you’re just joining us breaking news of several pipe bombs that were sent by mail to several Democrats and buildings so far packages were intercepted before getting to the homes of former President Barack Obama and Hillary and Bill Clinton the Time Warner building which is home to CNN’s headquarters and the it was evacuated in New York and the office building of represent as debbie Wasserman Schultz had one intercepted as well officials have said that the pipe bombs were rudimentary however they were also functional an investigation is underway to find out who is responsible and if all of these packages may be connected

President Trump Receives a Hurricane Dorian Update


The President: We thought
we’d give you an update on the hurricane. We got lucky in Florida –
very, very lucky indeed. We had – actually, our
original chart was that it was going to be hit –
hitting Florida directly. Maybe I could just
see that, Kevin. It was going to be hitting
directly, and that would have affected a lot
of other states. But that was the
original chart. And you see it was going
to hit not only Florida, but Georgia. It could have – it was
going toward the Gulf. That was what we – what
was originally projected. And it took a right
turn and ultimately – hopefully, we’re
going to be lucky. It depends on what happens
with South Carolina and North Carolina. But it’s heading up
the coast, and Florida was grazed. Mostly wind. And we’re going to
have a report on that. We have been sending,
through the United States Coast Guard – who
have been incredible. They are on the Bahamas
right now and they’re helping with the Bahamas. The Bahamas was – a big
section of the Bahamas was hit like few people
have seen before. But we’re helping in
a humanitarian way. We’ve been asked to help
by the government of the Bahamas. And we have numerous
helicopters, and we’re sending some – some
people to give them a hand, and they
need a big hand. What’s going on over
there is incredible. Few people have seen
anything like that, although, I must tell you,
over the years, there have been some hurricanes that
were bigger and stronger and more powerful that
hit us very hard also. But I’d just maybe like
to start – Kevin, if you could just say a few
words about where we are. Acting Secretary
McAleenan: Sure. The President: And then
I’ll ask the Admiral to talk a little bit
about what you’re doing in the Bahamas. And then we’ll get back
to South Carolina, North Carolina, and
what we expect. Okay? Thank you, Kevin. Acting Secretary
McAleenan: Yes, sir. Mr. President, we have
Acting Administrator Pete Gaynor, from FEMA,
on the line as well. He’s been in
Florida yesterday. He’s in Georgia right
now, headed up to South Carolina, touching base
with the emergency managers in all of
the states that are on the path of Dorian. Obviously, the hurricane
remains a Category 2 – a very powerful,
very large storm. We are worried about
significant impacts to South Carolina, from
Charleston to Wilmington, as well as the
Outer Banks. And it’s that triple
threat of potentially hurricane-force winds,
certainly tropical storm force; as well as a storm
surge – four to seven feet; and then a
significant rain event, up to 10 inches or more in
parts of the Carolinas. So we’ve been very
well prepared. Coordinated fully
with the states. A lot of pre-deployed
assets ready to come in and fully respond
after the storm. *311 are repositioning
some of the assets that were further south
in Central Florida. So we’re ready for the
storm, Mr. President. FEMA and the interagency
partners, supporting the states, have done
a tremendous job, and we’re on our toes,
looking forward to responding effectively. The President:
That’s great. I think we want to also
say we were really well prepared in Puerto Rico. It – we got lucky in
Puerto Rico, where it missed it by quite
a bit, actually. But we were ready
just in case. And tremendous
supplies, people. A lot of things going
on in Puerto Rico. And they were very happy,
and it worked out very well – the optimum –
because they didn’t get hit. But it took a different
path and it hit the Bahamas very hard. So, again, we’re working
with the government of the Bahamas at
their request. And we have a lot of – a
lot of people helping. And we have, most
importantly, the United States Coast Guard, which
has done so incredibly well in Texas and Florida
and in Puerto Rico on the last hurricane –
the last big one. Admiral, if you could say
a few words about that. Admiral Schultz: Yeah. Thank you, Mr. President. Just to reinforce the
Secretary: We’re ready, domestically, here,
from Florida up through the Carolinas. We’re Coast Guard, part of
the DHS/FEMA team, sir. So we’re 100 percent
ready to roll there. In the Bahamas, it’s
been challenging. We accessed the
Bahamas – the Abaco – which is in the northeastern
reach of the Bahamas. On Monday, the first
flight crews – those were rotary-wing helicopters
– got in there. We’ve rescued probably,
you know, 50 folks to date. We’re just starting to get
a site picture on Grand Bahama Island in Freeport,
which is the center of gravity, population-wise,
in the northern Bahamas. So today, we’ll
start to have a much fuller picture. That’s the region where
Dorian sat almost 36, 48 hours, and just
pounded the region. The President: Right. Admiral Schultz: So
we expect the impact to be severe, sir. We’re rendering, you know,
lifesaving support here, humanitarian assistance. We’re working with USAID
and the Office of Foreign Disaster Assistance, who
is the lead agency here on providing, you know,
urgent support. Our CBP Air and Marine
counterparts are there with helicopters. And, you know, we’ll see
where this evolves to in the next 24 hours and
what type of additional support, possibly
from DOD, may be warranted, sir. The President: Good. Will you be using some of
the supplies from Florida and even from Puerto Rico,
where – to areas that will definitely get hit? If you look at North
Carolina, South Carolina – Admiral Schultz: Yes, sir. The President: – Georgia. Admiral Schultz: So,
Office of – the Office of Foreign Disaster
Assistance, under AID, has a warehouse in
South Florida. So we’re working
on an air bridge of supplies into the
Bahamas, a maritime bridge, aboard Coast Guard cutters. What’s challenging right
now, sir – because we haven’t gotten into
Freeport, Grand Bahamas, and there’s no open
airports there. The airports
are under water. Those airports that
are accessible are not accessible from roads. So most of the stuff
has got to come in rotary-wing. AID has got to get, you
know, sort of a network in place to start
distributing supplies, sir. But we’re working
diligently with our partners on that, on
trying to bring some relief to the
Bahamas, sir. The President: And I
guess the other problem is we don’t know how hard
South Carolina and North Carolina; Georgia,
to an extent, could be – to a big extent – we
don’t know yet. We don’t know where the
hurricane is turning, I guess. Admiral, would you like to
say something about that? Admiral Brown: Certainly,
Mr. President. Secretary McAleenan
discussed the major risks – the storm surge, the
heavy rainfall, and the tropical storm- and the
hurricane-force winds. The other aspects of
this storm that make it particularly troublesome
are the duration of it. It’s going to be yet
another two days before we clear the North
Carolina coast. On it’s current track,
there is a potential for landfall. But even without landfall,
the heavy rain that’s going to impact South
Carolina and North Carolina is coming right
on top of areas that were damaged in Hurricane
Matthew in 2016 and Hurricane
Florence in 2018. So FEMA is well prepared
for what they’re calling “response on top
of recovery.” These are communities,
families, who have already been affected by previous
hurricane seasons. The President: That’s
pretty amazing. This is the original
path that we thought. And everybody thought
that this was about a 95 percent probability,
and it turned out to be not that path. It turned out to be a path
going up the coast, and we’ll see where
that happens now. There’s even a chance
that it could start going further right. That could happen. That would really be luck. But we certainly got
lucky in Florida. Now, if we can get lucky
in Georgia and – if you look at South Carolina,
North Carolina, but it could even extend
even beyond that. So we’re talking
about Virginia. Hard to believe. So we’ll see what happens. But it’s a very erratic, a
very slow, very powerful hurricane, so that it’s
built up tremendous water and water supply
like few have seen. Texas had something
similar, where the water was tremendous – the water
dump was tremendous. And we have that here. But again, it looks like
Florida is going to be in fantastic shape by
comparison to what we thought. We thought it was going
to be a direct hit. We were thinking in terms
of Andrew – Hurricane Andrew – from many years
ago, where it went right through the middle
of Miami, and that was a disaster. And so we’re very happy
about, so far, Florida, and we’ll see how it
comes with respect to other states. But it’s starting to
move up along the coast. It’s a little bit
further away, I think, than we would have
projected right now. But it can rapidly
turn left, or west. And we hope that doesn’t
happen, but we’re very well prepared. Everybody has
been incredible. I have, actually – Peter
Gaynor is on the phone listening to what
we’re saying. Peter, do you have
anything you’d like to add? Acting Administrator
Gaynor: Yes, sir. Sorry I couldn’t be
there with you today. You know, more than two
weeks ago, when we started planning for this storm,
our guidance was: big storm, big response. And we are ready
to go today. And really, this is a
whole-of-government effort. Federal resources are
positioned throughout many states and we’re ready to
respond to any response from multiple states
or a single event. And again, we followed
the storm up the coast. We’ll continue to do
that until Dorian is not a threat. Just to give you a quick
overview of some of these resources that are in the
field right now: 4,000 federal responders are
deployed to – and that does not include the 6,000
National Guardsmen that have been mobilized. We also have National
– or, excuse me, American Red Cross spaces for
65,000 potential evacuees, and 40,000 line
workers that are ready to do restoration of
electrical lines. We are ready to go. And again, we’ll follow
Dorian up the coast until it is not a
threat to the U.S. Thank you, sir. The President: Great job. Tell you’re people at
FEMA, “Fantastic job.” But we’ll hold it until
the very end, okay? We’ll hold congratulations
until the end. But we’re very well
prepared for North Carolina, South
Carolina, Georgia. And again, we’re helping
the Bahamas at the request of the government of
the Bahamas, okay? Thank you all very much. The Press: Mr. President,
there was some concern that was voiced last week
about reprogramming $115 million from the FEMA
Disaster Relief Fund base budget to address the
crisis on the border. Are you still
comfortable with that? Is there still – The President: Oh, yeah. The Press: – enough money
in that base budget? The President: Well, first
of all, we’re using much less here than
we anticipated. We thought this was
going to be a direct – originally, this was
going to be a direct hit into Miami. And we’re – we would have
been satisfied anyway. No, we need – we need
help on the border. The numbers are
really good. I want to thank, again,
the country of Mexico. They have 25,000 soldiers
right now protecting our border. And they’ve done
a fantastic job. So we appreciate
that very much. Mexico has never helped
us on the border and they are now –
25,000 soldiers. And you may want to talk
about the numbers are down in half, I guess. Acting Secretary
McAleenan: Yes, sir. The President: Do you
want to mention that? Acting Secretary
McAleenan: Yeah. We’re compiling the
August numbers now. We’ll be releasing
those early next week. But we’re looking at a
reduction of over 50 percent from May to today. Continued partnership with
Mexico – I just got back, Mr. President, from El
Salvador last week, where we signed a new agreement
to continue to work together on
irregular migration. So we’re getting a lot
of partnership from the countries in the region,
with your leadership, and, again, applying those
resources at the border to enhance our security. The President: And the
wall is being built. It’s going up rapidly. It’s – I guess, most
of you have been able to see it. We’re building very
large sections of wall. It’s – I guess a big
factor was we just won the big Supreme Court
case, as you know. And we have – we’re building
in different sections. We’re building different
sections simultaneously. And we think by the end of
next year, which will be sometime right after the
election, actually – but we think we’re going to
have close to 500 miles of wall which will
be complete. That’ll be – what we
wanted to do is about 500 miles. That will take care of
all of the areas that we wanted, including some of
the marginal areas that we didn’t necessarily need,
but if we could – could have gotten it done. We were looking to do
about a 500-mile stretch. We should have it almost
complete, if not complete, by the end of next year. So we look
forward to that. The Press: Mr. President,
you consulted with members of Congress about
reprogramming $3.6 billion. The President:
Yes, we have. The Press: Can I – can we
ask what you told those members of Congress – The President: Well, I
didn’t tell them anything. The Press: – about
that reprogramming? The President: The
Secretary of Defense spoke with members of Congress
and explained it to them. And I think he felt
very good about it. He feels it’s a national
security problem; I do, too. It is – when you have
thousands of people trying to rush our country,
I think that’s national security. When you have drugs
pouring into our country, I view that as
national security. And he had very good
conversations with various members of Congress. The Press: Sir, if this
storm stays on track, going through Georgia
and the Carolinas – The President: Yeah. The Press: – it
will hit farmland. Many farmers are already
having problems there. What do you have in place
to help them if there is devastation – The President: Good question. The Press: – as there
has been in the past? The President: We’re very
well prepared for that. Last time, if you
remember, when it hit Mexico Beach, we – wiped
out a large, large farm areas – and not only
Florida, but in Alabama and in Georgia. And what we did is we were
able to help the farmers a lot. As you know, we sent
aid to the farmers. They lost their crops. They lost – in some
cases, they lost almost everything. We were able to help
them – get them back on their feet. We’ll be doing the
same thing now. You will have, probably,
some hit on farms up along the coast, and we’re going
to be able to go in with Secretary of Agriculture. We have a lot of money
because of the tariffs we’ve taken in. We’ve taken in tremendous
– many billions of dollars of tariffs from China. And we will have a lot of
money to be helping our farmers along the
coast if they get hit. They may not get hit. There’s a real chance that
this could veer out the other way. But there’s also a chance
that it goes straight or it goes left. If it goes left, that’s an
even different subject. But our farmers
will be helped. We’re going to
help our farmers. The Press: How much are
you talking about, sir? You say you a lot of
money from the tariffs. The President:
Well, it depends. It depends what
you’re talking about. It depends who’s hit,
which state is hit. Right now, we don’t know. The Press: Coastal
Carolinas, Georgia? The President: We can
predict the path, but so far, the predicting has
been very tough with this particular hurricane. But we have a lot of –
we’ve taken in tens of billions of dollars in
tariffs from China. Prices have not gone up,
or they’ve gone up very little. China has paid for most
of that, and I say paid for all of it. China has now had the
worst year that they’ve had in 57 years. This is the worst year
they’ve had in 57 years. And they want to make
a deal; we’ll see what happens. But in the meantime, we’re
taking a lot of money. We haven’t taken 10
cents in from China. If you look back over
the years, it’s been the other way around. They’ve taken from us;
we never take from them. Now we’re taking
from them. So we’ll see what happens. But we have a lot of money
to help our farmers. Last year, I gave the
farmers $16 billion out of tariffs. The year before that –
because they were targeted by China. The year before that,
I gave our farmers $12 billion. And the way we figured
that – I said, “How badly have our farmers been hit
by targeting from China?” And I was told they were
hit to the tune of $16 billion. And I made up that 16,
dollar-for-dollar, to the farmers. So the farmers are
extremely happy, and they also know – they’re
warriors – they also know we have to do
this with China. We can’t let this go on. They were taking out $500
billion a year out of this country, including
intellectual property theft, which was rampant. So, our farmers
will be helped. Nobody that we’ve done
more for than our farmers. And they understand you
have to win the war with – this is a trade war, trade
battle; you can call it anything you want. But – and this should have
been done by Presidents before me, not just
President Obama. This should have done
by President Bush and President Clinton. This should have been
done a long time ago. China has been
absolutely – the World Trade Organization
has been a disaster for the United States. China has taken advantage
of it and us, and that’s not happening anymore. But the farmers have
been taken care of. Sixteen billion dollars
and twelve billion dollars, each year. Okay? Thank you. The Press: Huawei is
accusing the United States of trying to infiltrate
its company, snoop around. The President: Who is? Who? The Press: Huawei. Do you have any
comment on that? The President: No. It’s a national
security concern. Huawei is a big concern
of our military, of our intelligence agencies. And we are not doing
business with Huawei. It’ll stop almost
completely in a very short period of time. And we’ll see what happens
with respect to China. But Huawei has been not
a player that we want to discuss, we want to
talk about, right now. We’re not going to be
doing business with Huawei. We’re going to do our own
business, you know, the old-fashioned way. We’ll do right from within
the United States, which is what I’ve been
saying for a long time. And, by the way,
speaking of tariffs, there are no tariffs. If you want to build or
make these products in the United States, there are
no tariffs whatsoever. And people are coming back
now to the United States in large numbers. The Press: Mr. President,
Senator Daines and Senator Perdue just returned from
a visit to China where they met with the
Vice Premier, Liu He. Did you approve
that meeting? And was it helpful? The President: I approved
it, and my people approved it. China asked for
the meeting. They have a lot of respect
for Senator Daines and for Senator
Perdue; so do I. They’re friends of mine,
and they’re great senators doing a fantastic job. I knew about the meeting. I approved of the meeting. And all they did is say
that we really have bipartisan support. If you look at it –
and the support is very serious. So we’re not
playing games. And that was the message
that was given by Senator Perdue and Senator
Daines, and it was given very strongly. They absolutely had my
permission, and they also spoke to Ambassador
Lighthizer and Secretary Mnuchin about the trip,
before they went there. The Press: Was it helpful? The President: Well, they
told me the attitude of China, and I think,
basically, they said that China would like
to do something. Like – I know they’d
like to do something. Look, they’re having
their worst year in, you know, many, many
decades, as I said. They’re having a
supply chain that’s being absolutely
fractured and broken, which is very bad for them. They’ve lost 3 million
jobs, and the jobs are moving to Vietnam and
other places, including the United States,
by the way. Some people are just
making the product here. But they’re moving all
over Asia and some here. And, you know, if I
were China, I’d want to make a deal. I can’t tell you, but
I want to make a deal. And I can tell you, they
do want to make a deal. We’ll see if we can do
a real deal, not a fake deal, like the fake media. A real deal. Okay? What else? The Press: Do you plan to
travel to the Bahamas? The President: Well, it’s
– again, I guess you would call it a
British protectorate. But I will do a lot. We just – have a call. We’re waiting for the call
– they’re having a lot of trouble with the
telephones over there, as you can imagine – from
the Prime Minister. And we’re helping a lot. And the Admiral just said
– we’re sending a lot of resources over there
to help people on a humanitarian basis. But I would do that. If we think it’s
appropriate, I would stop there, yeah. The Press: We know
the actions that – I’m sorry, Admiral. Admiral Schultz: I was
just going to say, John: Mr. President, we had the
Prime Minister onboard a Coast Guard aircraft
with our Atlantic Forces Commander, the charge
d’affaires, the U.S. senior – the U.S. diplomat there, and many
folks of the Bahamian government, to a
get a site picture. Again, we couldn’t access
parts, but we’re working very closely with
the government and Commonwealth of the
Bahamas, sir, to help them understand the
extent of the damage. The President: They’ve got
a situation in the Bahamas like few have seen before. It’s a tough, tough thing. The Press: We know the
actions that Treasury took against the IRGC-Qods
Forces – oil deal that it was running, particularly
with Syria – there was some thought that this may
be part of a precursor to talks between you and
President Rouhani. What’s your thinking
on that front? The President: Well, we’re
going to see what happens. They want to talk. They want to make a deal. Iran is not the same
country is was two and a half years ago,
that I can tell you. Getting to be three years. Hard to believe. Here – we’ve been here
almost three years now. I’ve been saying two and
half years, and it’s almost three years. We’re getting very close. But Iran is not
the same country. When I came into office,
Iran was absolutely a terrorist organization,
all over – from 14 to 18 sites of confliction,
and they were behind every one of them. And now you’re not hearing
so much about that. We’ll see what happens. Look, Iran is a country
with tremendous potential. We’re not looking
for regime change. They have tremendous
potential. And I think they’re going
to want to take advantage of that potential. I really believe that. I think North Korea is a
country with tremendous potential, and I think
they’re going to want to take advantage of it. So we’ll see what happens. But Iran has tremendous
potential, and I can’t imagine they’re going to
want to go through what they’re going to have to
go through if they want to do it the hard way. So we’ll see what happens. The Press: You, Rouhani,
and Macron will all be at the General Assembly
in New York, later this month. Could a meeting
potentially happen then? The President:
Well, I don’t know. I mean, I very much
appreciate President Macron – his involvement. But we’re not dealing
through President Macron. People are dealing
with us directly. We don’t have to go
through another country. The Press: Could
there be a meeting? The President: We have
actually – we’ve had a lot of help, if we
wanted, from Japan. Japan is one of their
biggest – possibly their biggest buyer of oil. They have a big
relationship. That’s Prime Minister Abe. So we don’t need
anybody to deal. We can deal
directly, if we want. But other countries
are offering help. They’d like to see
it straightened out. But they also
agree with me. We had a great G7,
and they all agreed: no nuclear
weapons for Iran. They all agree: no
nuclear weapons for Iran. The Press: Sir, but the
Iranians have said that they don’t want to
talk to the U.S. until the U.S. rejoins the JCPOA. So how do you square
– The President: No. Well, that’s not their
last statement, actually. But they did say it
in a different form. They said until we do
certain other things, like drop sanctions. And that’s not happening. Okay? That won’t be happening. They – they didn’t say it
quite the way you said it, but they said it with
the same end result. And that won’t happen. The Press: Is it possible
that there could be a meeting between you and
Rouhani at the UNGA? The President: Sure. Anything is possible. They would like to be able
to solve their problem. They’ve got a big problem. They’re getting
killed, financially. Their inflation is at a
number that few people have ever seen
inflation at. And it’s a very
sad situation. They could solve
it very quickly. We could solve
it in 24 hours. But we’ll see
what happens. The Press: Will the
Chinese delegation come to Washington this
month, Mr. President? The President: I can only
say this: When you hear they have their worst year
in over half a century – this is the worst year
they’ve had in – that anybody can even remember
– but over 50 years, over half a century. I would think they want
to solve the problem. People have no idea. You know, we’ve created
tremendous wealth in this country, in our country,
since I’ve been elected – well over $12 trillion. They’ve lost, probably,
$20 trillion. When I assumed office,
had my opponent won, within two years, in my
opinion – maybe less – China would’ve been a
bigger economy than the United States. Would’ve been bigger. Now we’re so far ahead
of them, it’ll take them years to catch. And if we always have
competent people sitting here, they’ll never
be able to catch us. We have a springboard. It’s amazing
what’s happened. And let me tell you: if I
wanted to do nothing with China, my stock market –
our stock market – would be 10,000 points higher
than it is right now. But somebody
had to do this. To me, this is much
more important than the economy. Somebody had to do this. We had to do
it with China. It had to be done. And I’m not even talking
about purely economically; I’m talking about
in other ways also. And they were – it
was out of control. And they were
out of control. So we’ll see what happens. If they want to make a
deal, they’ll make a deal. If they don’t want to
make a deal, that’s fine. But I can tell you:
They’re having one of the worst – I guess, the worst
on record, and they want to make a deal. And if I were them, I’d
want to make a deal, too. But we’ll see
what happens. Okay? Anything else? The Press: Have you been
following the situation in London with Boris Johnson
and the Brexit vote? The President: Well, Boris
is a friend of mine. And he’s – he’s
going at it. There’s no
question about it. He’s in there – I watched
him this morning. He’s in there fighting. And he knows how to win. Boris knows how to win. Don’t worry about him. He’s going to be okay. And he’s also got – you
know, they have a big stake in the Bahamas. When you mention that,
they have a very big stake in the Bahamas. So I know they have one
ship that’s on its way – had a hard time getting
there with the weather, but it’s on its way. And they have a lot of
people over there, so they have big stake. Okay? The Press: What was the
rationale for rolling back the regulations on
energy-efficient lightbulbs? The President: On what? The Press:
Energy-efficient lightbulbs. The President: We’ll give
you a report on that. We’re doing a report
on all of that. But there’s a very
good rationale when you hear it. And what’s saved is
not – is not worth it. For the little they save,
and what people were going through, it is
not worth it. And price was
another thing. Okay? Same thing with cars. In California, they have
a standard where the cars are going to have to be
much more expensive and won’t be as good. So we’re giving an option
to car companies to create a better car for less
money – meaning less money to the consumer. So if the consumer can
save $3,000 on a car and have a very
energy-efficient car, but not energy-efficient so
that the car doesn’t work well – which is happening
– we’re giving them a tremendous option, if
they want the option. We’re giving it to the
consumer, but we’re giving it to the car company
to pass – companies to pass along. And we’ll see how
that one works out. We’re doing that. We’re doing a lot of that. We want to make it
good for the consumer. If we can build a less
expensive car that’s better, we like that. The Press: Since we likely
won’t be able to ask you questions in this
afternoon’s event, what impact do you think this
$2 billion in opioid grants will have? The President: So we’ve
done a great job with drugs, generally. But it’s a tremendous
worldwide problem. But we’ve done a very
good job with opioids and getting fewer
people to use them and prescribe them. And we’re about 17 percent
down from a little more than a year ago. That’s a big number, when
you think 17 percent. But we’re about
17 percent down. And one of the things we
are doing is we’re funding different projects
where we come up with a painkiller that’s
not addictive. You know, you have –
people go into a hospital with a broken arm. They come out; they’re
drug addicts after three days. The opioid stuff is bad. And when they get used to
it – once they get hooked, it’s a very hard
thing to get off of. So we’re down 17 percent. We’re going to be doing a
conference today, as you know. And we’ll talk a
little bit about it. But we’ve worked very,
very hard on opioids and all of the problems
that they’re causing – tremendous problems. Okay? The Press: Sir. Lay out your
healthcare plan, sir.

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TO THE RHYTHM ♪ ♪ IT IS MY DESIRE ♪ ♪ BREAK DOWN THE WALLS
TO CONNECT, INSPIRE ♪ ♪ UP IN YOUR HIGH PLACE,
LIARS ♪ ♪ TIME IS TICKING
FOR THE EMPIRE ♪ ♪ THE TRUTH THEY
FEED IS FEEBLE ♪ ♪ AS SO MANY TIMES BEFORE ♪ ♪ THEY GREED
OVER THE PEOPLE ♪ ♪ THEY STUMBLING AND FUMBLING
AND WE ABOUT TO RIOT ♪ ♪ THEY WOKE UP,
THEY WOKE UP THE LIONS ♪ ♪ TURN IT UP, IT’S YOUR
FAVORITE SONG ♪ ♪ DANCE, DANCE, DANCE
TO THE DISTORTION ♪ ♪ TURN IT UP,
KEEP IT ON REPEAT ♪ ♪ STUMBLING AROUND
LIKE A WASTED ZOMBIE ♪ ♪ YEAH,
WE THINK WE’RE FREE ♪ ♪ DRINK,
THIS ONE’S ON ME ♪ ♪ WE’RE ALL CHAINED
TO THE RHYTHM ♪ ♪ TO THE RHYTHM
TO THE RHYTHM ♪ ♪ IT GOES ON AND ON
AND ON AND ON ♪ ♪ IT GOES (ON AND ON)
TURN IT UP (ON AND ON) ♪ ♪ IT GOES ON AND ON
AND ON AND ON ♪ ♪ IT GOES (ON AND ON)
TURN IT UP (ON AND ON) ♪ ♪ IT GOES, CAOUSE WE’RE ALL
CHAINED TO THE RHYTHN ♪ ♪ ♪

Kansas governor Laura Kelly talks about her first 100 days in office


well I think we’ve been able to do some remarkable things in a very short period of time I think the thing that’s most important is that we were able to attract some very highly skilled experienced people back with expertise in the various agencies that we have across the state you know whether we’re looking at Department of Children families were looking at transportation we’re looking at revenue commerce doesn’t matter which agency look at what we were able to do was to really find some of the best and brightest minds in Kansas to fill our leadership positions there which was imperative most of the agencies are in pretty dire straits and in need of good leadership in addition to more resources so we need to get the leadership in place first as we start to resource those agencies you know I obviously want Medicaid expansion very badly but you know I’m not going to sacrifice something else like a stable budget going forward and staying on the road to recovery I’m not going to sacrifice that to Medicaid expansion may mean I don’t get medicaid expansion this year but I will get it we will get Medicaid expansion in the state of Kansas in the next few years I think we ought to do it now you know we’re losing two million dollars a day by not doing it not to mention all the people don’t have access so I think it’s the right thing to do I think it’s right to do it now but you know I I’m not going to make a bargain that puts our state back in peril

Art Cooking: Frida Kahlo | The Art Assignment | PBS Digital Studios


[MUSIC PLAYING] NARRATOR: Throughout
history, food has served as subject matter,
inspiration, and, of course, sustenance for artists. Food has also been the art
on a number of occasions. Today, we’re going to explore
the recipes of an artist who closely identified herself with
her birth country of Mexico– its history, its vivid colors,
and most certainly, its food. You may have heard of her. We’re working from the cookbook,
“Frida’s Fiestas,” compiled by Marie-Pierre Colle and
Guadalupe Rivera, Diego Rivera’s daughter, who lived
with her father and Frida for a number of years. Oh, and I have a helper today,
the unrivaled Rosianna Halse Rojas. Now, Frida liked to
throw elaborate fiestas with multiple courses,
but we’re just going to make a few dishes– two from the menu from Frida
and Diego’s wedding feast– chiles stuffed with cheese
and tomato broth, a.k.a. chiles rellenos, and
white rice with plantains. And then, we’re going
to make a nopales salad from a different menu,
which was enjoyed by Frida and Lupe and
friends during a boat ride in the canals at Xochimilco. And then we’re going to cap it
all off with a shot of tequila, because that’s what
Frida would have wanted. And if we’ve learned
anything from our cooking, it’s to never cook hungry. So when you go to your
local Mexican grocery to buy our ingredients, stop
by the bakery and grab some pan dulce to tide you over. We’re going to start by doing
some prep for the tomato broth– slicing our tomatoes in half,
putting them on a cookie sheet and into a 425-degree oven
to roast for about 30 minutes or until they look good
and smell really tomato-y Then, we thinly sliced
an onion, showing off our middling but
sufficient knife skills. And we give the same
treatment to two carrots, knife work moderately
improved but still not great. Then, we move over
to the stove top and get going on roasting our
poblano peppers for our chiles rellenos, which we’re going
to do directly over the gas flame using tongs to awkwardly
turn them this way and that, until all sides are
blackened and blistered. When I roasted chiles
for our O’Keefe video, I pained many of you by subbing
poblanos for New Mexico chiles, which I now know is sacrilege. But I couldn’t help, because
I couldn’t find them. Anyway, last time I
roasted them in the oven, but it made the
kind of fall apart. And this way, they stay
together a little better. And once they’re blackened
all over, put them into a bowl and cover them to steam
so that the skin loosens. This is going to
take a million years, even using two
burners at a time. So let’s throw out a story time. Frida Kahlo did depict food
in her paintings at times– still lifes of brightly
colored fruits cut open and displayed in such
ways that they were often interpreted as erotic. But she’s mostly known for
her outstanding portraiture, through which she explored
a wide range of subjects and ideas, and very often,
her own image in life. Through her self
portraits and in the way she presented herself
to the camera, Kahlo demonstrated her clear
and intentional expression of Mexican identity. Her father was a German
immigrant and her mother of Mexican descent. And although she was
strongly influenced by the European avant
garde, she celebrated all things indigenous to Mexico,
including folk art styles and practices, the traditional
clothing of Zapotec women, from Tehuantapec, Oaxaca,
and most certainly, cooking. This was not just personal
preference but also a political position. She joined the Communist
Party pre-Diego and throughout her life
was politically engaged, attending rallies and
meetings, and even feeding and harboring none
other than Leon Trotsky. Yes Frida suffered terrible
pain throughout her life because of a street car
accident when she was 18. And yes, she married
a scoundrel muralist who was recklessly adulterous
but whom she loved anyway. And yes, she also
carried on many affairs throughout her life
with men and with women. And if you want more of
that, go watch the movie. Today, we’re exploring
Kahlo’s celebratory approach to meals and to life. And at long last, we
have the chiles all scorched and steaming
in a covered bowl. And we’re going to get
the tomato sauce going. We’ll heat up a skillet and add
two tablespoons of olive oil and then saute the
sliced onions and carrots until the onion is translucent. Now, we’ll pull our
tomatoes from the oven. There are lots of
different ways to do this, and the recipe isn’t specific. But we’re going to hack at
them a bit to remove the seeds, the little stem connector
area thingy, and also peel off the skin. I watched a lot of
chiles rellenos experts make other videos on YouTube,
and you should really watch those for tips. But this is clearly not
the most expedient method. You’ll then throw
them into the skillet with the onions and carrots,
along with the called for, but excessive, three
tablespoons of sugar and a quarter cup
of vinegar, which I made the executive decision to
reduce from the requested half cup. Salt and pepper to taste. And here, you add two
teaspoons of dried oregano, while I’m going to
forget to do so. Let that cook down, and then
put on a big pot of water to boil for the nopales. It’s now time to prep for
the white rice, which you’ll do by grating half
of a small onion or a quarter of the monster
onions we have here in the US, bred by experts at Monsanto. This one’s a real
tearjerker, by the way. We’re weeping as much or
more than these coconuts she painted in 1951. Then, we grate a garlic clove
into the mix and set it aside. While we’re at the cutting
board, let’s prep the nopales. We’re asked to
remove the needles, and I’m going to do
that by using a trick I learned from You Suck At
Cooking– by whacking them firmly with a pan. See? All clean. Then, we’re going to use
the magic pan once more to slice the pads into
thin strips like this. It’s really the best way. Don’t let anyone
tell you otherwise. Then, we clear the decks and
chop an onion for the salad, or a part of an onion
that I’m guessing is equivalent to a 1929 onion. Throw that into a bowl, and
then, cut up the chiles. She asked for three
serranos or jalapenos, and because we’re wussies, we’re
going with just two serranos. And we’re going to
seed one of them. Throw those in with the onion,
and then chop up some cilantro and add that to the
bowl too, adding two tablespoons of
vinegar and half a cup or maybe a little
less olive oil. No judgment, Frida. This is the point where
you’ll add a few medium chopped tomatoes,
which I would do if I hadn’t roasted all of mine
and added them to the sauce. But give this a stir, and
set it and your regret aside. It’s now plantain prep time. And you’re supposed
to pick ones that are really black on
the outside, but these were the ripest I could find
that weren’t total mush. So slice these on the
diagonal and set aside. I regret to inform you that it’s
now poblano peeling time, which takes forever. Or at least, it
takes us forever. So let’s return to
our story for a bit. Kahlo married Rivera
when she was just 22, and learned to cook from both
her mother’s copy of “The New Mexican Cook,” and in
soul-crushing news, from Rivera’s previous wife,
Guadalupe Marin, the mother of our cookbook author. Alas, this is how
Kahlo learned to make Rivera’s favorite dishes,
which she would sometimes bring to him for lunch wherever
he was off painting murals in a lovingly arranged
basket, at least in their heady, early days. But Kahlo and Rivera were
known for their epic dinner parties, which she called
“Dias de los manteles largos,” or “The days of the
long table cloths,” entertaining artists, friends,
and visiting dignitaries often in their house outside of
Mexico City, La Casa Azul. She constructed a vibrant world
around herself, so much so that a friend once
commented, “Every day, Frida made the table into a
still life for Diego.” I think it’s fair to say he
was pleased with her cooking. And after we’re
all peeled, you’re going to make an incision
in the side of each chile and scoop out the
seeds and veins to the best of your ability. This also takes forever,
so let’s speed it up. When those are done,
clean up the copious mess it makes, and move back over to
the cooktop, where your tomato sauce has cooked
down quite nicely. Throw the nopales slices into
the boiling water, which we’re instructed to do to remove
the slippery coating, and cook until tender. For the white rice, heat a
pan and add three tablespoons corn oil, then, a cup of rice. This is jasmine, but
it doesn’t specify. Saute the race for
a minute or so, and then add the grated
onion and garlic. When it sounds like
sand as it’s stirred, they say, add a celery
stalk, two cups of broth. I’m using vegetable, but
she asked for chicken, and the juice of half a line. You’ll notice that our
menu today is vegetarian, and that’s because
we’re still making amends for our horrendous
futurist meat sculpture. But Frida ate a ton of meat,
and the dishes we’re making would have been accompanied
by various forms of protein, like a turkey or duck mole, or
a braised pork stew, or both. Bring the rice to a boil. Cover to reveal
your camera setup, and lower the heat, simmering
until the rice is tender– about 20 minutes. Hi, camera. You’re doing a great job. At this point, I realize our
tomato broth isn’t at all broth-like, so I follow the
instruction of the chile rellenos YouTube experts. Dump everything into a blender
and puree, returning it to the pan like
nothing ever happened. There! Much more broth-like. Our nopales are now
good and tender meat. So we pull them out,
rinse them in cold water, and wrap them in a dish
towel that has also been soaked in cold water. Squeeze that, and then
allow it to drain. This is all to make
them less slippery. It’s now serious chiles
rellenos production time. And while Rosianna stuffs
each of the chiles with queso fresco, I’m making the
batter we’ll dip them in. Separate the yolks from
the whites of five eggs, and then beat the
whites at a high speed. While that’s happening,
whisk the yolks with a pinch of salt. When
the whites hold stiff peaks– yeah, that’ll work–
then turn around to check the recipe
to see what it says. And then, carefully
fold in the yolks. This is your very eggy– in fact, entirely eggy, batter. Then, we set up for some frying. In a cast iron pan, we’ve heated
about an inch of corn oil. And in a smaller skillet, we
have a slightly more moderate amount. While Rosianna fries
up the plantain slices, I lightly dust each chile with
flour, dip it into the batter, and then place it into the oil. In some cases, I stitched
close the opening in the chile with toothpicks, but it didn’t
seem to really help that much. You don’t want to crowd
these things in the oil. And when one side is golden,
flip it over and cook it until all sides are nice
and lightly browned. Then, remove and let it drain on
a wire rack or on brown paper. If you want to keep
these warm as you go, stick them into a
250-degree oven. Go through this
process repeatedly, and while you’re doing
so, think about all of the aspects of Frida’s
work that we have not discussed here. And go back and look
at images of her work, because there’s
really so much there. Her paintings are rich and
compelling and disturbing, and have immeasurable
depths to plumb. The texture and history
and vibrancy of her work was echoed in the life she
built up around herself. You’ll have plenty
of time to do this while you fry all of your
chiles, or at least all of the ones that have
the structural integrity to make the trip. Here, you try but fail
to resist the urge to mention that Frida
herself didn’t really have the structural integrity
to make the trip of life, but she did so anyway,
and with aplomb. We pulled the plantains when
they were nice and golden too. It’s time to assemble
the nopales salad. And we’ll add our not too
slippery strips to our onion mixture and toss together. Because of our tomato
error, we decided to add some avocado instead. Is there anything that’s
not better with avocado? Finally, we’re ready to plate. After discarding the celery from
the rice, we put it in a bowl, placed the plantains on
top, and served it up. Then, onto the plate
goes some tomato sauce. I just can’t call this a broth. A chile and a little more
sauce on top of that. On goes the nopales salad,
a little plate cleanup, and we’re good to go. Wait, after all
of this hard work, we definitely deserve a
little tequila, right? Did you know that one
of Frida’s parrots was trained to squawk,
“No me pasa la cruda,” or “I can’t get over
this hangover,”? It’s really terrible. Awful. Never make this. Just kidding! It’s super good. You should make this and have
a day of the long table cloths and share it with your friends
and family as Frida would have. And to close, I shall invoke
one of the last paintings Frida ever made, “Viva la Vida.” This episode is
supported, in part, by viewers like you
through Patreon, a subscription-based
platform that allows you to support the
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Vedic Period


Civilizations have cherished and perished since centuries. Be it The Roman, The Egyptian, The Greek, or even The Indus Valley Civilization. Their dooms paved the way for a newer, different kind of settlement to form a different ideology. The time after the Indus Valley collapse, was turbulent in India. With the arrival of the Aryans, into the northern part of the Indian subcontinent, the tribes who already inhabited the area, were warring against them. In the early years of their entrance, they fought with their enemy tribe, the Dasas and the Dasyus. As Aryans gained a stronger foothold in the Northern Regions, followers of their belief increased. The archaic texts of the Vedas were written, which soon gave way to a new philosophical, but ideologically different religion of
Hinduism. This was the time, when the four Vedas were being written, and it is thus known as, The Vedic Period. The four texts that formed a part of the core lifestyle of the Vedic people are, The Rig Veda, The Sama Veda, The Yajur Veda and The Artharva Veda. The Rig Veda, is a collection of 1028 hymns, dedicated to the Hindu deities and cosmology. It is the world’s oldest religious text, that is still in use. It also talks, about the nature of God, and the virtue of charity. The Sama Veda, contains melodies and chants, which form the roots of Indian Classical Music and Dance Tradition. It is also known as, The Rig Veda of Music. The Yajur Veda, is a ritual Veda, whose hymns were chanted by Adhvaryus. Adhvaryus were the chief priests, during the Vedic period, who performed yajna, that is the sacrificial fire ritual. The Yajur Veda, is further divided into two parts, The Krishna Yajur Veda and the Shukla Yajur Veda. It is written in both verses and prose. Considered to be the most important source of Vedic lifestyle, The Atharva Veda, is a knowledge storehouse widely studied and known for its scientific, medicinal research. Ayurveda, the ancient Indian health practice in India is believed to have direct origins, from this text. Complicated medical procedures such as surgeries, have also been described in The Atharva Veda. Apart from the Vedas, many other texts, like the Brahmanas, and the Upanishads, formed an important part of the early Vedic Literature. The term Upanishad, is also known as Vedanta, which means, The End of Vedas. Brihadaranyaka, is the oldest Upanishad and the newest one, Allopanishad, was written during the reign of Akbar. In the later period of this Golden Literature, The Dharma Sutra, which talks about the Varna System was written. The oldest epic Mahabharata, was composed by Ved Vyasa and Ramayana, was also written by Valmiki. The Holy book of Hindus, The Bhagavad Gita, was extracted from Mahabharata’s Bhishma Parvan. Unlike their predecessor, the early Vedic people, lived in a rural-tribal economy, with their main occupation, as cattle rearing. Horses and Cow were the two most important animals of this Age, and Cow was deemed Aghanya, meaning, it can’t be killed. Curd, butter and ghee as well as meat of fish, birds and animals, formed an important part of their appetite. Their lives were mainly Nomadic and although items of wool and leather, were used for Trade, its impact on their economy was negligible. Cattle and gold were considered as a medium of exchange, as coins were unknown during the time. The Varna System, was predominantly practiced during the Vedic period, with Teachers and Priests, being in the highest class of the Brahmanas, followed by the rulers and the administrators, known as the Rajanya or the Kshatriyas. Farmers, Merchants and Bankers, formed the Vaishyas and the Laborers and Artisans were known as the Shudras. Those who fell out of these four occupations, were ostracized by the society and were known as the Untouchables. One thing commendable about the Vedic Period, was the respect and equality that the women enjoyed. They were allowed to study, inherit property and even participate in wars. The Sati and Purdah system were unknown and widow remarriages, were not considered to be a taboo during the time. The role of the King, was to lead his tribe in times of war and to protect them from any kind of danger. The Rig Vedas mention the mutual struggle of the Aryans, in the form of a Dasrajan War or more famously known as The Battle of Ten Kings. It was a war among the ten tribal kings in which Sudas of the Bharata Tribe emerged victorious. Taxes were not imposed except for one Bali, which too was voluntary. Despite there being monarchy, non-monarchical entities too had an important role to play. People worshipped nearly 33 Gods and their mode of worship was through sacrifice. Indra, the Rain God, Agni, the fire God, Varuna, the Water God and Surya, the Sun God, were some of them. The Vedic Period lasted from 1500 BC to 500 BC, until the rise of kingdoms known as the Mahajanapadas. These kingdoms focused on urbanization, commerce and travel to expand their territories. While they still followed the Vedas, the Rise of Buddhism and Jainism, questioned the rituals and orthodoxy of the Vedic Culture. This led to many Kings adopting Buddhism and Jainism, ultimately leading to The End of the Vedic Period.