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the pomp and pageantry of a state dinner. and working with the iran nuclear deal. >> if they restart their program they will have bigger problems than ever bn >> and the veteran's affair nominee even president trump suggests should withdraw from. and bill cosby goes to the jury. are you ready for amazon deliveries to the trunk of your
car? i'm francis rivera. >> i'm phillip mena. a new controversy in the white house this morning. >> a report containing a slew of allegations against jackson that could derail his nomination. the president gave port but nudged jackson to withdraw. reports of his workplace behavior putting his consideration on hold indefinitely. dr. ronny jackson is accused of drinking on the job, inappropriately giving out prescriptions, and creating a
hostile environment. >> in a surprising move, president trump encouraging him to drop out. >> i said what do you need us for. i don't want to put a man through that is not a political person that is too ugly and disgusting. >> i know there is an experience problem because lack of experience -- >> jackson's confirmation hearing postponed indefinitely. an administration source says the allegations against him are false and wants to hear it all out at a hearing instead of stepping aside. >> are you saying it categorically untrue? >> i'm rolooking forward to sitting down and answering the
questions. >> acardicording to an assessme he clashed with another physician and exhibited poor leadership. they are suggesting they you replace jackson and his coworkers. lawmakers are trusting the trump administration's vetting process. >> the president should spend more time researching nominees before sending them to congress. a french american alliance that was front and center last night as the trump white house held the first official state dinner turning up the glitz and glam for french president macron. it was capping a day of intention negotiations between the leaders behind closed doors.
some even call it a bromance. >> the handshakes, the hugs, the back slaps. the bromance. >> thank you very much. >> we have to make him perfect, he is perfect. >> both presidents and their wives, but behind those public displays, private disputes on foreign policy, iran, syria in the spotlight. >> u.s. state and nuclear deal. the president trump not budging. the president doing some of his own. >> if they restart their nuclear program, they will have bigger problems than ever before.
and now president macron suggesting he is opening to new ideas. the president seemed to have more sway on syria. the president is adding "we want a strong and lasting footprint." >> and it was president trump raising eyebrows with this. >> kim jong un, he has really been very open. i think very honorable. >> a tougher tone. >> no regime has oppressed it's own people more totally, more brutally. >> thank you hallie jackson for that report. more on the state dinner of what we can expect today for day three.
let's go to tr asacie potts in washington. >> we will see president macron here on capitol hill today. the bromance on full display at the white house last night. he talked about the relationship, the friendship he has with president macron and that friendship now seems to be having an impact on policy. >> we celebrate two-and-a-half centuries between the united states and france. i ask that we raise a glass to france. may our friendship grow deeper, our kinship grow stronger, and our sacred liberties never die. god bless you, god bless france, god bless our alliance, and god bless america. >> president macron also talked
about that deep friendship as a duty between the united states and france. he talked about stability between the two countries and their long-time alliance bringing up historical references. he will be here on capitol hill today talking about things like iran. thank you. rapper meek mill is a free man this morning. he was in prison for five mons for a probation violation. he was drive ton a nearby parking lot where he got in a helicopter to go to the 76ers game to ring the opening liberty
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the face and the dog took hold of the women's shoe. the dog was finally stopped when the woman slipped off her shoe. pretty crazy. yeah, the weather forecast in the northeast will have minor delays. philadelphia to new york city. heavy rain shifting over central new england throughout the afternoon and the evening. possible airport delays. dc should not be too bad. maybe minor dela. thatys iso a little rain and ch weather today.
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continue the daca program that shields hundreds of thousands of undocumented dreamers from deportation and the judge demanded the administration accept new daca applications in his decision, he said that the decision to end daca went unexplained and there for was unl unlaw. it -- unlaw. this decision comes just before another policy goes before the supreme court, with the justices set to hear a challenge on the travel ban. a major contract on the vaping industrial and the juule devices. the agency said that it started an undercover operation, going to retailers of juul, warning letters have been issued to 40, that they said prevented the
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joining us. i )m marcus washington. and i )m laura garcia. it's 4:30, we start with breaking news. good morning, i'm marcus washington. >> i'm laura garcia. >> several lanes of a major freeway were shut down in east bay. looks like they are trying to clear this up quickly. >> trying to clear it very quickly but we have a lot of work to do. this is the scene. this is going on northbound 680 approaching the boulevard and all lanes closed this morning. they do have now just a couple of lanes open as you get past the scene and sweepers should be doing their work right now. in fact, as we look at this horrible wreck, there are no major injuries reported but we're still following the scene because judging by the damage on these cars, there must be at least some injuries to report. no deadly crash as far as we