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andrew cuomo at the prison on june 6th the day that richard matt and david sweat escaped. let's go to jean casarez who is in dannemora, new york. >> reporter: the night before they did escape they had a rehearsal and that allowed hem to make sure that they were going to get everything right. the new york inspector general, as part of their ongoing investigation, has been looking into how matt and sweat could have been allowed out of their cells at night. now, officials separately have told cnn that investigators are looking into whether or not guards in the honor block could sleep at night possibly and that would have allowed them out of their cell at night. but that is the latest from david sweat. now, on the official front the new york department of corrections is saying that today that all together 12 state employees have been placed on administrative leave.
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this is clinton correctional facility right behind me. that is the maximum security prison. what they are saying is that three from the executive level have been placed on administrative leave, the superintendent the warden the deputy superintendent and the first deputy superintendent. beyond that nine security prison employees have been placed on administrative leave. now, during the change over the department of corrections is saying that the new transition will begin this week. so it appears that they will be putting others in place. that is the latest on the official level and also david sweat saying that they had a rehearsal the night before. >> all the while all of these 23 days the world has been wondering how they survived. law enforcement released this photo. we're going to show you a photo. it's gruesome. it's of richard matt the other escapeee taken down by the
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police. jean what is significant here is what he is wearing. >> reporter: that's exactly right. we want to reiterate, this is a very gruesome photo and may cause concern for you or your children. but if you look at that picture, you're going to see that he's been shot on the top of his head. you can see that there's a backpack next to him and you can also see -- and this was confirmed by the coroner's office he has dark brown pants on a dark green jacket on dark boots. and so he could just absolutely asimulate into the woods and you would never really notice him. and that's what hunters do. they wear camouflaged clothes like this. he was found on his side when he was found but that is right there, you're looking at richard matt shortly after he was shot dead by the tactical unit of the border patrol. >> he's the one who apparently had dysentery, was left behind
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his other buddy there. jean kacasarez, thank you so much. the key players are on administrative leave and so what is going on at this prison? let's bring in an expert chris minton who spent 20 years working within the massachusetts department of corrections. great to have you on. >> thank you, brooke. >> we were just talking about this practice run that these two killers pulled off the night before and you just heard jean casarez say possibly that's when the guards on the honor block could sleep. my question is -- and this is from spending too much time at the movies and not inside a prison why would you have a guard wandering around all the time checking cells? >> well it's logistically difficult because the cells are on different levels and there's different blocks and we want to
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be economic in our expenditure on personnel and so sometimes you are running short shift and certainly there's nothing happening at night and it's possible people close their eyes. >> thus the ability to pull off the dry run and then ultimately this escape. the other part of this story is -- >> go ahead. >> i'm not sure it's a dry run. it's been my experience that the trustworthiness of prisoners when they tell you something is always something we should question. >> you mean to tell me every single word coming out of david sweat's mouth is tried and true and truthful? i'm being facetious. you're absolutely right. >> i think you're right. yes. >> here's part of the story, though now. is the fallout here. and potentially looking into the drug trafficking taking place inside of this prison. 12 people are on leave, including three members of the executive team. i understand sir, you have actually said an inmate once
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approached you to smuggle in drugs. can you tell me about that? >> sure. you're in a prison you're oftentimes all alone with a number of prisoners and you're unarmed, you're just negotiating their safety and yours. you fall into conversations and certainly years ago someone asked me to bring in drugs. i told my soupupervisor and that was that. >> so you, you know played by the rules and the law but isn't it safe to say that there are other guards who do not, thus the issue of drugs and money being passed around in our nation's prisons? >>. >> well what i'm hearing now is there are seven people who are workers and a couple of executives people on the executive staff. i would imagine that the executive staff are being suspended because of their culpability. they should have known that this was going on and i rather doubt
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that these were independent operators. as you're talking a handful, we probably have a couple hundred people working there. and so the majority of the people are doing what they are supposed to be doing, i would assume. >> how are people getting these drugs in and out of these pris prisons? >> well there's a number of ways that this happens. generally, when it's with personnel, which i think is probably the most common way that this happens, is that -- >> personnel being who? >> the security. the correction officers the nurses the doctors, the maintenance people that work there, the cooks. remember this is the whole world so every service that these people need has to be brought in for them and different workers bring this in. certainly we have vendors that come in as well on a regular basis, people who repair the kitchen equipment, who do electrical work whatever the contractors they have. so there are opportunities and, you know if the inmates have
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time to ask again and again and again and if they ask enough they'll find a hit and somebody who is willing to compromise themselves and there's all sorts of imaginative ways of doing this. you saw joyce, the woman -- >> the seamstress. >> yeah. had frozen hamburgers with devices inside of those. we find drugs in the lines of people's clothes sometimes and more private areas as well. >> i have heard and i will take your word on that one. final question though what's in it? we understand what the seamstress joyce mitchell -- maybe she was lonely and needed attention, who knows what. but. of these other nefarious correction officers, who is in it for them to help out these prisoners? >> i think there are agreements you scratch my back i'll scratch yours. more so if you're into the
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really the smuggling of drugs, then it's i would say, probably for profit. >> okay. chris minton thank you so much. i really really appreciate it. professor of criminology, spent 20 years working as training of correctional officers. we have talked to the attorney of the husband of joyce mitchell and lyle mitchell the husband, is amazed that his wife, joyce mitchell was the primary plan for a getaway car. he's glad that he chose not to pick up the prison escape es and, in turn saved lyle's life. i'll speak with one of the most infamous former prison inmate michael alig. plus more trouble for
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trump. mexico now pulling out of miss universe over the donald trump's derogatory comments about mexicans. the fallout doesn't stop there. and obamacare, same-sex marriage and the president responding to whether he had the best week ever of his presidency. hear what he just said to cnn. mmmm yoplait hello, everybody. milk cow here with an important announcement about how yoplait original now has 25% less of the sugar. less sugar?? yes. but don't worry it still tastes good. oh that is great news, milk cow. enjoy! i will. mmmmmmmm! it tastes good! i know. yoplait!
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negotiators from six nations trying to work out a deal with iran over its nuclear capability have a new deadline. it was supposed to be today and until today. officials now say it's next tuesday. at a news conference, president barack obama was asked about unresolved issues as it pertains
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to this deal including the u.s. citizens being held by iran. here is the president. >> this is something that we continue to push hard on irrespective of the nuclear deal. it's a top priority for us to make sure that our people are treated fairly and on the face of it and they are not being afforded the basic due process and we're deeply concerned about it. we spent a lot of time pushing on it and we will continue to do so. >> let me bring in wolf blitzer. he separates the nuclear deal from the americans being held hostage. yes, he says he's concerned, but what else was he saying? how do you read his response? >> well a lot of people are
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curious why there is no direct linkage. if the iranians work out a deal on their nuclear program, they are going to get at least $100 billion in unfrozen assets maybe $150 billion. what the u.s. wants are these four americans, former fbi agent, washington post reporter a pastor a former u.s. marine who are being held in iran release these four guys and let them come home and some of them have been held there now for years. it would be a simple gesture on the part of the iranians to go ahead and release them and the fact that there's no direct link is a source of frustration for these people who want them out of iran after all of this time. the president says he wants them out, they are doing everything they can, but they have deliberately made that decision not to have a direct linkage saying there is not going to be a deal unless you release these four americans and that's been their policy and the president reiterated the policy today.
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>> again, the deadline moved to tuesday. let's look back. last week in this country, this is something that jim acosta asked of the president, the supreme court ruling about obamacare, same-sex marriage the phenomenal eulogy that the president gave in charleston, south carolina. was that the best week ever of his presidency? this was the president's response. >> i was gratified to see not only the incredible response of the families who have been affected by this tragedy but by the response of people like governor haley in how they viewed the issue of the confederate flag. as i said on friday it doesn't solve all of our problems but it signifies a sense of empathy and recognition that i think is always the start of progress. >> he says it's a start of progress and went on to tell jim
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about other items he wants to accomplish by the end of his presidency. where does the reaction to what happened in charleston fit in there? >> the president delivered a powerful eulogy last week as all of our viewers know by now and all of us remember when he went into "amazing grace." having said that i don't know if you noticed our new poll that came out this morning and we asked a fundamental question. "are race relations better in america today than when he took office?" and unfortunately there is more race tension than when he took office and that's a problem. the president is deeply concerned and speaking out a lot more assertively on these sensitive issues and said in that interview that he's fearless and going forward and he's certainly not a lame duck. he's still got a year and a half or so to go and has a lot on his
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agenda and has proven he can get stuff done. he's pleased by the two u.s. supreme court decisions and there's a lot more to go. let's see what happens on this iran deal and what happens with isis because isis seems to be if not losing they -- a lot of people think that they are winning right now in iraq and syria and elsewhere and threats here in the united states going forward in this -- towards this july 4th holiday. one note i will point out, we have the former chief intelligence official of the u.s. department of defense, the undersecretary is going to be joining us during the 5:00 p.m. hour and then john kirby in the 6:00 p.m. eastern hour. we have two major guests who can discuss these issues at length with a lot of expertise. >> great. that's huge. we'll be watching as always. thank you, wolf blitzer. >> thank you. next, the man known as the
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serial husband, drew peterson is about to stand trial again. one of his wives is dead and another missing. let's talk to nancy grace, next about the new case against him in a documentary airing tonight. [ man ] look how beautiful it is.
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here's a name. drew peterson. remember him? the infamous cop convicted of killing his third wife and suspected of killing his fourth wife? now he's going on trial again. this is the focus of a cnn special report "the drew peterson story." here's a clip. >> october 28th 2007 the day candace's niece vanished without a trace. >> i thought that she had been murdered most likely by drew.
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>> reporter: akin was not alone. all eyes were on stacy's husband, illinois police officer drew peterson a man whose third wife kathleen savio, had been found dead in a bathtub about three years earlier. >> there's a home that goes through the establishment, there's drew peterson. >> reporter: joe staked out his home when news broke of stacy's disappearance. >> this morning, drew peterson spoke to reporters. >> the first few days he was peaking out and letting people talk to him. >> reporter: hosey was the first. >> it was erie. it was kind of strange. >> reporter: strange because they were watching the news coverage. >> she was last heard from on sunday morning. >> reporter: about their missing mother. >> let's talk more about this case with nancy grace of hln. nancy grace, you have covered a lot of characters. you know in addition to what
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this man is accused of doing to his wife, i andllegedly ordered a hit on the prosecutor from behind bars. have you seen anything like him? >> i've seen lots of killers and i put a lot of killers behind bars. but drew peterson is one of a kind. his arrogance and the way he basically thugs his nose at the justice system and it's not just the justice system. i'm not talking about the judge. i very rarely don't like judges. it's not just the prosecutor. it's the justice system it's the memory of his wives and, sure you can have an acrimonious divorce, you can literally loathe hate your spouse but what about the children from that spouse? what about your children? and throughout the disappearance of his fourth wife stacy
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peterson it was like a big joke to him. and a lot of people argue, well of course he killed kathleen savio. she was found brutally beaten in a bone dry bathtub. she was no more taking a bath than you are right now. so he's convicted of that. but what about stacy peterson? what about this? before the search was even done, he was starting to give away her clothes. he certainly wasn't afraid she was going to come in the front door right? >> what do you think happened to him? >> what do i think? i think that in that jurisdiction the death penalty is on a moratorium so he can kill as many people as he wants to and it won't change his sentence. he's got an appeal going right now. the appeal is basically when a defendant is in a corner and they don't have anything to argue, they attack their defense
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attorney no matter how fateful that attorney was. his attorney was a good lawyer and his appeal is that brosky cared too much about the limelight and not focusing on his trial and let evidence in that shouldn't have and that would be referring to one wife's preacher and the other wife's divorce lawyer. both of them dealt with statements that he killed kathleen savio. they wanted that thrown out. that's not going to work because it was a fleet of defense attorneys, any of them could have objected. what do i think is going to happen with trying to order a hit on the prosecutor? i think he's going to be tried. i think he's going to be convicted and they'll add more years to his sentence. bottom line is he'll never get out of jail. what i would like to know is where is stacy? >> the body. right. the body. nancy grace, see you at 8:00
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tonight. thank you, ma'am, very much. >> thank you. speaking of this piece we're airing on cnn, "married to a murderer the drew peterson story." tonight at 9:00 eastern on cnn. u.s. security officials are issuing a terror warning for this fourth of july holiday weekend but, listen let's be clear, right now there is no specific or credible threat that has been identified but the department of homeland security the fbi and national counterterrorism center says there could be a threat. congresswoman man, great to have congresswoman, great to have you on. >> thanks for having me. >> we mentioned but you're way more in the know than any of us
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as far as threats that you're hearing specific ahead of this fourth of july weekend, anything you want to share? >> sure. so what we have is sort of a combination of circumstances that have brought us to this threat awareness. the first is that jihadist leaders, isis leaders are using social media in a very sophisticated way, trying to encourage individuals to launch attacks all over the world during the month of ramadan. they have shown that they have attacks on armed forces day that were foiled in the uk. so we've seen chatter where they are wanting to go against military targets, against targets related to national holidays like we made it through memorial day and now we're coming up on independence day. we have the year anniversary of isis being established. you bring all of that together and their sophisticated use of social media trying to recruit individuals a couple days ago we saw the three attacks on three
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different continents. that's brought us to the place where we need to be vigilant and on alert. law enforcement needs to be on alert. citizens and individuals need to be on alert that if they see something, they need to say something because those that want to do us harm may take advantage of our national holiday to try and do that. >> right. you referenced kuwait france and what we saw that happened in tunisia. when it comes to threats and intelligence congresswoman mcsally what is the difference between what we're dealing with isis versus al qaeda? >> so what we saw with al qaeda's model, they were certainly centralized in leadership and then affiliates going around the world like al qaeda and they were using couriers and living in caves and triing to plot very large attacks. and after 9/11 we were
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unsuccessful in doing that. we have isis and they are trying to use sophisticated social media techniques to inspire home-grown extremists all over the world. 20,000 are known to have been flowing from countries all over the world. 4,000 from western countries into iraq and syria to get training and join the caliphate. some have flowed out. so we have a sophisticated use of trying to inspire individuals to take action in their own hands in smaller scale terrorist accounts like we saw. certainly there is a large loss of life like we saw in tunisia. it's becoming more difficult to prevent and intercept. >> i'm sure. >> yeah. so family members, individuals, really law enforcement can't do it all.
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for those closest to someone who may become radicalized for a teacher, coach religious leader that's the most important vigilance. if something doesn't seem right, report it. >> congresswoman martha mcsally thank you. >> enjoy your holiday but let's be vigilant. >> i'll be in d.c. taking in the fireworks myself. >> great. much more on our breaking story here. we now know the two fugitives pulled off a dry run of this whole escape before they actually finally pulled it off. next we'll talk to the prison's most well-known former inmates, michael alig. he'll tell us what it was like and how the guards got along with some of those prisoners and how they could have pulled off the testing of the escape and also what kind of drugs are running rampant in these prisons. drug trafficking issues. we'll explore all of that with him, coming up. f provokes lust.
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and we are back with breaking news. the now captured fugitive david sweat is talking and what he's telling police is this. in a word it's shocking. the convicted murderer saying that as most the prison slept and especially the guards on the honor block where he was living he and his fellow inmate richard matt were able to pull off a practice run the night before they tunnelled out of the clinton correctional facility for good. this comes as we're learning that 12 people including top brass, three executives have been suspended as they are taking a good deep dive into what was going on at these facilities. let's talk about this with someone who know what is life is like on the inside. michael alig served 17 years for manslaughter and some of that time was served at clinton. he was released last year and is just getting used to life on the outside, as you were telling me. thanks for coming by. do we even know how far they got on their dry run? you were saying they must have
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precisely synchronized their watches to meet at the exact time to get out of their cells to head out. >> it's surprising because all they have to do is plot and scheme. their days are spent brainstorming ideas on how to get out. >> the fact that perhaps they were doing this with full knowledge, having spent a lot of time there, that these guards around this honor block, which you're thinking was upstairs from you, was sleeping? >> that also would not surprise me especially in honor's block. you have to give them a little bit of leeway. it's been 130 years and this has never happened and the inmates are all safely locked away in their cells and it's 3:00 in the morning and they are probably -- they are working the late shift but probably not on the late shift time. they are probably on sleeping time. and they may have worked a double shift that day. that would be their sleeping time. so it's not like people are running around. they were this time.
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it doesn't happen very often. >> it doesn't happen en? >> no. >> how friendly were you with the correction officers? >> that kind of shocked me when i got to their house, everybody was playing cards and on a first name basis and knowing about their kids and pets and burying their cats and dogs and making portraits of children and stuff like that. >> but the fact that apparently -- and again, this one guard who was in custody, who was in court yesterday said no i had no idea that i was bringing in hamburger meat full of hack saws. he's saying he had no idea but at the same time i'm hearing other reports that there were cabins in the woods where they were ultimately found showing their summer places. >> he knew that he was bringing in hamburger but -- >> he's saying he had no idea this correction officer, right? >> no idea what? >> that he was bringing in
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weapons. >> i suppose there's a possibility. >> you said there were people bringing in omaha steaks to you guys? >> officers were. and mostly cooking utensils electric skilllets and coffee pots. >> what about drugs? >> that's a given. >> that's a given? >> yeah. >> heroin? >> heroin cocaine, ecstasy marijuana. >> who brings it in in. >> i know you want me to say the officers. >> i want you to say the truth. >> the officers doctors, nurses? >> there have been occasions when officers were caught bringing these things in and they actually have some kind of deal made with the inmates where they will get rid of. but now the big seller in the
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department of corrections is tobacco. the products are illegal now. >> that's the top of hierarchy of things to -- >> right. because it's the cheapest you can get. if you're caught with it it's not against the law so you're not really breaking any laws and the profit margin is like 10%. >> they were mentioning heroin and sole i'm wondering if i'm this corrections officer and clearly my two biggest fears are someone trying to escape or riot. i would see why someone would want to befriend and make nice. >> that's why they do it. they have to walk around the yard. the ratio is 1 to 100, guards to inmates. so they are outrageously outnumbered. if there was ever a riot they would be killed probably. so yes, they want to make friends with the inmates, play cards with them and have the inmates to give them information and people to snitch on each other. >> speaking of snitching, are
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you surprised that david sweat is talking as much as he is? do you believe a word of what he's saying? >> you know i don't know exactly what he has to lose right now. i don't know what his sentence was. >> this was my getaway card the seamstress was going to take us. >> what are his ulterior motives? he is going to get out of anything? >> would you be talking? >> it depends if i had one year to go i might. but i don't think he does. i mean, if he did, why would he have escaped? >> he's away forever. >> then yes, i would believe him. because he's not going to get anything out of it. he may not go to solitary confinement or something like that. >> that's precisely right. michael alig thank you. i really appreciate it. >> uh-huh. coming up at the top of the show we reported mexico is now officially pulling out of donald trump's miss universe pageant which is set to no longer air but happen in two weeks.
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another high-profile star is also ditching donald trump because of his controversial comments involving mexicans. we'll share that with you, coming up next. we got the new tempur-flex and it's got the spring and bounce of a traditional mattress. you sink into it, but you can still move around. now that i have a tempur-flex, i can finally get a good night's sleep. (vo) change your sleep. change your life. change to tempur-pedic.
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new breaking news here on the fallout of donald trump getting the boot from both nbc and univision. both networks severing ties with the usa pageant no longer broadcast in two weeks. all of this after donald trump made controversial statements about exmexican immigrants both on twitter and on the air. brian stelter is joining me. we were talking about mexico potentially potentially pulling out of miss universe and now you have more news? >> that's right. now the co-host of the show the
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famous dancer on "dancing with the stars" is going to pull out. she is not going to be the co-host of the pageant and it's scheduled for two weeks from today. planning staging are under way. the pageants are in louisiana and now they don't have a co-host. this is bad news. donald trump is a co-owner of miss usa. i'm sure he's going to be asked about this and now the question is can the pageant go on? they say it will go on as scheduled but has no television home right now because nbc and univision have said they will not air it. so far, nbc is not getting to me when i ask if he's going to co-host or not. cheryl burke is pulling out of the show. >> we'll look for you at that trump event in new hampshire.
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and now let's talk about the presidential field. it keeps getting more and more crowded and today we have number 14 chris christie went back to his old high school and announced he's joining the race. he made his name cultivated his image as this blunt guy from new jersey and gave us plenty of examples of that in today's announcement speech. >> i am not running for president of the united states as a surrogate for being elected prom king of america. i am not looking to be the most popular guy who looks in your eyes every day and tries to figure out what you want to hear say it and then turn around and do something else. when i stand up on a stage like this in front of all of you, there is one thing you will know for sure. i mean what i say and i say what i mean and that's what america needs right now. >> she was there this morning. she's with me now. she's everywhere. she's dana bash our chief
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congressional correspondent. no cue cards, no teleprompter. 360 walking around the stage with his family. how did he do? >> in the room he did great. as a jersey girl i got my fill of bon jovi and and bruce springsteen. he had a music stand you could see in some of the spots. and he had some notes he referred to in an outline i was told ahead of him. he didn't have a teleprompter he didn't want to be still. he wanted to come across the way people got to know him and if we go back several years, really like him for the way he talks like a person. that really is what he's going for right now, the authenticity thing. that's been his problem, is that with bridgegate especially people said wait a minute this is just like another politician where as before because he talked like you and i talked he
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didn't dawk in political speak, they thought maybe he was different, so these trying to get back to that and that's how he wants to crawl his way back up in the polls. >> isn't this where he met david wildstein of bridge gate fame? >> exactly. >> we know strategiwise it's all new hampshire or bust. right? >> he's going all in? >> he's sort of there as we speak. he didn't waste a breath left his high school gym. he's headed to new hampshire, he's going to be there for five days and the reason is pretty simple. first of all, new hampshire loves the kind of town hall setting that chris christie is good at. so that'ser if fertile ground for his political comeback if there is one. john mccain did that successfully back in 2007 and 2008. he's trying that pattern. john mccain did not have a field
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of 14 16 people. he didn't have another straight talker you were talking about with donald trump. >> how will that go on those debate stages? that's the image i'm looking for. dana bash on her vacation day coming in and doing politics. thank you very much. >> next, greece is getting closer and closer to defaulting on the brink of financial collapse here. president obama is asked, would greece crash the world economy? his response to that next.
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the debt crisis in greece coming down to the wire. officials made a last minute request for a bailout. just before they were required to make the debt payment. great default could put a debt in europe's growth.
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he doesn't expect it will cause major shock here in the united states. erin burnett is with me. greece will default on its loan. >> they're going to default on this loan. they're going to get an emergency bailout. european leaders say that's it that's it greece you're wleeving the euro. we're just defaulting on this one loan. we've been playing chicken with this staying in the euro thing for a while. 16-year-old currency. it's a real currency no one's left it yet. that would be a very big precedent. frankly over that time europe's gotten ready, if you look at the euro as a currency versus the dollar it's had its best quarter in 40 years. which just as a little statistic means europe has sort of priced this in they're prepared ready for greece to go. and when you look at the contagion, we heard these games from greece the world really panics. spain has a lot of dit and a lot
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of problems like greece. greece had a situation like this one, a referendum they were going to vote. interest rates in spain were 6.7%. this week when they're really about to leave, when it really could be about to happen they went to 2.3%. so it's something that over the past few years is death by a thousand cuts. the world seems to have gotten more prepared for it. >> as far as the united states is concerned. the president isn't as concerned as it sounds like is that a fair assessment? >> he's right. look yesterday they had their worst day. in that sense he's wrong, there is fear if you all of a sudden have one of the world's premiere currencies can crumble away that's a bad deal. bad for the united states. the euro has changed the world, united europe has changed the world for the united states. in that sense it is a big deal for the united states. it could mean two things for the u.s. if europe does get a dent in
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their growth it could mean it hurts the u.s. a little bit, just enough for the feds to not raise interest rates. then you can get a cheaper mortgage for a little longer. there are some scenarios that aren't that terrible. greece is a deadbeat country, you look at u.s. company in greece a billion dollars in american investment. that's .0002%. the president's completely right when it comes to that. >> our investment in ireland is 250 times greater and it's still men school. yet, it is important, have you a country leave the euro that really is what happens. everyone's ready, everyone's prepared when it actually happens, we'll see. >> i know you have this tonight, i know i would be remiss as a journalist and a colleague not to ask you about this big guest you have on tonight. totally not related to greece but 20 seconds. >> we're going to be talking to pamela sweat, the mother of
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david sweat who now is improving a little bit, but talking to authorities in the hospital. she's going to come on and talk about her son, and how she says she knew he was trouble when he was a kid. some of the things he did are pretty incredible. >> that's a tune in factor. erin burnett, thank you very much. >> 7:00 p.m. tonight, erin burr threat out front. let's send it to washington the lead with jake tapper starts now. heightened terror concerns. this is the lead. the national lead, the terrorist took a selfy with a severed head new information coming in today about terror on three continents. the exact type of attacks, maximum borrower. what has us worried for the fourth of july weekend.