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welcome back to our viewers here in the united states and all around the world. you're watching cnn newsroom and i'm rosemary church. let's get started. the u.s. president is celebrating his acquittal. while donald trump's impeachment trial is over, much of the focus now is on the one republican voice of dissent. thousands of people are quarantined on cruise ships in japan and hong kong, after some xae passengers tested positive for coronavirus. and we look back at the career of one of the last stars of hollywood's golden age.
kirk douglas who died after a long and illustrious life. the president's fate in the u.s. senate was never in doubt. on wednesday, they acquitted donald trump of abuse of power and obstruction of congress charges. the president plans to talk about what he calls the victory on the impeachment hoax in the day ahead. and he tweeted this familiar meme, which he uses to annoy democrats, implying he will run for re-election long beyond two terms. after wednesday's vote, mitch mcconnell refused to say if he thought the president's conduct was inappropriate. >> we've completed it.
we listened to the arguments. we voted. it's in the rear-view mirror. it all began, the political impact on it. >> there's a giant asterisk next to the president's acquittal. the asterisk says he was acquitted without facts. he was acquitted without a fair trial. his acquittal is valueless. >> we get more from phil mattingly. >> reporter: for now, this chapter has come to conclusion. president donald trump who went into this impeachment inquiry with a pretty good idea he was going to be acquitted of both articles of impeachment, of both charges, was acquitted. president trump is still president trump. what happened leading up to this moment is raising questions in the united states senate and the united states congress as to what happens next. it was an event from the entire investigative process to the public hearings to the house
vote, to the multiweek senate trial that tore at the bins of this institution, at the country at a whole. it was something, even at the last moment, split republicans. take a listen to senator mitt romney. >> my faith is at the heart of who i am. i take an oath before god as enormously consequential. i knew from the outset, that being tasked with judging the president, the leader of my own party, would be the most difficult decision i have ever faced. i was not wrong. the question that the constitution asks senators to answer is whether the president committed an act extreme and egregious that it rises to a level of high crime and misdemeanor. yes, he did.
>> reporter: romney, not hedging, not uncertain, not even pointing to any gray area in his floor speech. a floor speech he did not tell any of his republican colleagues what he was going to say. becoming the only republican to vote to convict president trump. he voted yes guilty on the first article of impeachment. abuse of power. he voted kn ed no on the second article of impeachment. what romney did do was give democrats a bipartisan vote in favor of at least one of their articles of impeachment. what democrats did not give republicans or the president, a bipartisan vote of their own. the three democrats seen as most likely to possible vote to acquit the president, all of three them ended up voting with their democratic colleagues and on the first article, senator romney. the president, still the president. the big question, what comes
next? there's concern about what comes next. this institution, as one senator told me earlier, is not in a good place. they have to figure it out. president trump is still in the white house and will be through january of 2021. guys? >> cnn political commentator, scott jennings, joins me now. he's a former special assistant to george w. bush. thanks for being with us. >> glad to do it. thank you. >> a historic day for the u.s. senate with republican mitt romney voting with the democrats to convict the president and inso doing moved this was not the partisan exercise the president insisted it was. what was your reaction to romney's conscience vote? >> well, i worked for mitt romney in his 2012 campaign. these are u.s. senators. they can do whatever they want to do. his vote is out of step with the republican party.
president trump has a 94%, 95% approval rating in his party. every republican in the senate and in the house, voted against the impeachment. he's a man standing alone. i did find it amusing, working for his campaign in 2012, a lot of people who said terrible things about mitt romney and his character, are now praising mitt romney. i find it interesting. that if you are willing to call someone great moral character when it's in your best interest but not in their best interest, maybe you're not doing it properly. i think the president would have loved to have had the party together. it's over. he's acquitted and moves on. >> romney was on fox with chris wallace. let's listen to that. >> you realize, this is war. donald trump will never forgive you for this. >> there's a hymn that's sung in my church, on old protestant
hymn. do what is right and let the consequence follow. i am doing in my heart what i know is right. i understand there is going to be enormous consequence. >> scott, we know that donald trump jr. is calling for romney to be expelled from the party. is that acceptable? does it signal a culture of intimidation that requires absolute loyalty to the president with consequences for those that fail to fall into line? >> no. i don't think mitt romney should be expelled from the republican party. it's a big tent party. we ought to allow people of all kinds in. i think for mitt romney, though, donald trump has a high approval rating in the state of utah, it's up to him to explain to his constituents that approval of donald trump, why he thinks that the president should not only be thrown out of office, but in this impeachment, would have
resulted in the president being thrown off the ballot and not be a candidate for president, this november. it's for mitt romney to explain to the republicans in utah, why he thought that was the best course of action. and i'm sure some of the folks in utah, are not going to be happy with romney. but the great thing about being a u.s. senator, it's a six-year term. romney doesn't face the voters again for a couple of cycles. >> scott jennings, thank you for joining us. appreciate it. >> thank you. let's get the view, now, of the democratic strategist. chris kifinas joins me from houston, texas. welcome. >> thank you. >> the democrats weren't able to convict the president. but they were able to make it a bipartisan vote, with republican mitt romney joining the democrats. in the end, what did the democrats achieve? >> i think in terms of standing up for the rule of law, they sent a clear message of what is
acceptable and unacceptable for any president, in particular, president trump to do. i think there's -- that's one perspective. constitutionally, i think in the terms of rule of law, sending a message there, it has been a pretty significant black mark on president trump's presidency. politically, we are where we started. a country that is extremely divided, politically and otherwise when it comes to this president. and by no means, did the impeachment bring the country together. it arguably reenforced those divisions. >> we've seen that in the early part of the week. the democrats looked incompetent monday night. it has to be said of the iowa caucuses, with the results still coming in. and trump lets nancy pelosi get under his skin, ripping up his speech at the very end. how can you prove to voters that
the democrats offer a viable alternative, when they see this play out? >> we sometimes get astray and i think you've seen this in the various campaigns that are running for president. they talk about so many issues, it becomes difficult for voters to know where you stand or to distinguish you between the candidates. that's why so many of the candidates are jumbled together. this race really is still democratic race is really undecided. it's obviously very early. you can feel a lot of anxiety about who is the potential nominee? it's not clear. the iowa caucus, that didn't help. in terms of the state of the union, i don't think you ever want to let yourself be kind of taken off-message. and angering -- >> pelosi allowed that to happen, didn't she? and she had specifically told others not to do that. chris, we talked about the impact of the iowa caucuses, the debacle of nancy pelosi allowing her anger to get the better of her. all this as we learn the latest gallop pole shows president
trump's job approval rating is at 49%. how concerned does that make you and the democrats, of course? >> listen, i've believed that president trump is going to be a formidable opponent more than some. i believe that's going to be the case. if you go out there, as i do, and you talk to so many of the american people across the country, they have different perspectives than those who live in new york city and los angeles. >> but more formidable with democrats that can't get their act together. if you can't rally behind the person that you feel can beat president trump, what are your chances going forward? >> what is going to be our competing message and vision, against a president that will be more formidable than we want to believe. and he is going to run a very aggressive, nasty, brutal campaign. and when you face those opponents in elections, you cannot have mistakes or setbacks.
we had won one with the iowa caucus. it will be forgotten in the coming weeks and months, as we move on. you can't have more of those going forward. >> chris, thank you so much for joining us. appreciate it. >> thank you. it's been three days and counting since voters in iowa caucused for their democratic hopefuls. and the final results are not in. right now, with most of the precincts reporting, pete buttigieg and bernie sanders are in a tight race for first place, with buttigieg clinging to a very slim lead. elizabeth warren in third place and joe biden coming in fourth. biden is admitting it didn't go well.
>> many of the democratic candidates say they have moved on, looking to the new hampshire primary on tuesday. they took part in a town hall wednesday night, telling voters their plans for the economy. >> i know they call me middle-class joe. they think i'm concerned about the middle-class. i want to get to the middle class and stay in the middle class. when the middle class does well, people have a shot. the people have a way up and the wealthy do well. no one should be working in the united states of america, 40 hours a week and living in poverty. that's why we have to raise, nationally, the standard of $15 an hour for every worker in america. >> we have an america where the gdp keeps going up. corporate profits keep going up. the stock market keeps going up.
and where hardworking families have flat wages and rising expenses for health care, for housing, for child care, for trying to send a kid off to school. the squeeze on working families, on the working poor, is getting unbearable. but those at the top, just keep sucking more and more value out. we have to change that in 2020. that's why i'm in this fight. >> my proposal is a freedom dividend of $1,000 a month at age 18. this would make sure our economy works for young people. we are stacking the deck against our young people much, much more seriously than has ever been the case in this country. if you're born in the united states in the 1990s, you're down to a 50/50 shot of doing better than your parents and it's declining fast.
>> i'm for a wealth tax. if we think that incomes are unequal and have gotten much worse than they have over the last 40 years, wealth, we've redistributed the wealth from everybody, to just the richest people. i'm for a wealth tax, to raise money and address this huge inequality. >> cnn will hold four more town halls thursday night, with bernie sanders, pete buttigieg, amy klobuchar and deval patrick. it starts at 8:00 eastern. a cruise ship in japan becomes a floating quarantine zone, when people test positive for the coronavirus. we'll have a live report back in a moment. ♪ hey allergy muddlers... achoo! ...do your sneezes turn heads? try zyrtec... ...it starts working hard at hour one... and works twice as hard when you take it again the next day. zyrtec muddle no more.
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where the ship is docked. paula, what more are you learning about this cruise ship and the people onboard? >> reporter: we know that ten people were tested positive and taken off the ship and another ten today. there's more than 100 tests that have not been completed at this point. that number could rise. and we have spoken to one american couple inside on their honeymoon. they said, all they want at this point is to get off the ship. their temperature has been taken but they haven't been tested for coro coronavirus, itself. it's only people that are starting to feel unwell that are being tested. but they say that there is some discontent onboard the ship. they're certainly discontented. they say they want to get off. they said they should be quarantined, they believe whether, in an area that should be sanitary, as opposed to a cruise ship that is known to be
contaminated. the alert was raised when there was an 18-year-old man from hong kong, who tested positive from the virus, after he had been on the ship for five days. after that event, then, the testing started. that's when they realized that there had been transmission. we don't know at this point, how the virus was transmitted. but clearly, it is a concern for more than 2,600 passengers, more than 1,000 crew, who are still onboard. they're being told they will have to be onboard for 14 days. they believe from the first positive testing from yesterday. but there are concerns that it may be 14 days from the latest positive testing. there's a lot of questions that are being asked at this point. now, we know they are going to be putting food and drink own medical supplies on to this ship, to cover the extended stay. but the americans we have spoken to said they would like to see their government get involved, as they know they have done in wuhan, in china, the e affected
area, when they brought the citizens out. clearly, it doesn't appear that is going to be the case here. >> paula hancocks up to date on the situation there, from yokohama, in japan. many thanks to you. we are joined by kerry and roger, two passengers onboard that quarantined ship. thank you so much for talking with us. you're on day 2 of a 14-day quarantine, confined to your cabin. how are you coping? >> we're a bit frustrated. >> stir-crazy. >> we don't have any answers, really. that makes it more frustrating for us. >> what's been the hardest part of this quarantine experience? >> not knowing when we're going to be able to leave. >> right. and how are you getting food and water? >> the employees come with masks on and gloves.
and drop it off. >> we're confined to our state rooms. >> you haven't been able to go out at all. >> correct. >> that's what you look forward to 14 days of that. well, 12 more. >> yes. pretty much. as they keep on adding days when we had ten additional passengers with the coronavirus. we heard rumors that our days start over again today. at 14 days. >> right, with the ten additional infections, you're not really on day two, you're on day one. >> that would be correct. >> right. talk to us about what you're doing to fill the day. you're not allowed to scream movies. i don't know why. but how are you passing the day quarantined in your cabin? >> well, i've been on facebook quite a bit, just interacting with friends and family.
that's kept me busy throughout the day. when that ends, i don't know what we'll do because there's not a lot of tv to watch. i did bring four books but i already read them during our actual cruise. so, that's out. >> they've added movie channels and supposedly they have higher speed internet. you can see how that's going since we have to do this over the phone. that's not working that weal. and just working as much as we can, from here. we both have businesses back home. we're trying to keep up to date on that, as well. >> as you mentioned, we were in the break, trying to get the picture up. but it froze, understandably, under these circumstances. it's difficult to establish those sorts of shots. thankfully, we're able to talk on the phone. and certainly understand your frustrations. how much time did you actually get to enjoy this voyage before you were in this lockdown?
>> we were not in lockdown. it was the day we were supposed to disembark. we completed the cruise and arrived in yokohama. we actually arrived 12 hours early because it had taken so long to disembark from the prior port, okinawa. we had arrived in okinawa on the 1st. we were quarantined then but didn't know we were quarantined. the ship didn't inform us of that. they told us that the japanese government, because we arrived back in japan, had to reprocess us and was taking quite a long time. it took us -- we were supposed to get off of the ship at 1:30. we didn't get off until after 6:00. we didn't see that port but we didn't know why. they took our temperatures but it was a quick process. on the 3rd, in the evening, they let us know that someone had
coronavirus on the ship. >> right. we're looking at some of the pictures and see some passengers on the decks coming off of the cabin. are you able to get outside at all? or are you confined completely indoors? >> we have a balcony. we are able to go out on to our balcony. >> all right. you can get a little fresh air there. we feel your pain. you've got so many days ahead of there on the cruise ship. i hope time passes quickly and you get home safely. many thanks. >> thank you very much. "inside africa" is next. and if you're joining us from the united states, i'll be back with more news in a moment. this is charlie not coughing because he took delsym 12-hour.
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welcome back to our viewers here in the united states. i'm rosemary church. we are watching the fallout from the u.s. senate vote to acquit donald trump in his impeachment trial. the decision mostly along party lines, sparked protests in several cities. this small crowd gathers outside of the u.s. capitol. and in new york, police arrested at least eight people for disorderly conduct outside of the trump international hotel. another group of protesters showed up near central park.
we get more on how the president is responding from cnn's kaitlan collins. >> reporter: we're going to hear from president trump in person for the first time since his acquittal vote yesterday, when he addresses reporters at the white house, at about noon today. it is unclear what the president is going to say. aides have said, yes, you can expect a victory lap from the president. a big question is going to be whether or not he addresses the elephant in the room, that this vote was not bipartisan in the way the white house was hoping for. instead of having a democrat cross the aisle to vote with republicans, they had republican senator, mitt romney, vote to convict the president on that first article of impeachment. and no democrats ended up voting to acquit the president on that article, alleging abuse of power. the president is already fuming about this, tweeting about it last night. a video saying that mitt romney posed as a republican, even though he was once the republican nominee for
president, and also claiming that he tried to infiltrate the president's administration, likely a reference to the interview that president trump did and sat down with mitt romney for for the secretary of state job, which, of course, he ultimately did not get. the aides have predicted the president's anger over this is not only going to come from this longstanding feud he had with mitt romney but also because now, you're seeing the coverage not just on the acquittal vote that he had been hoping for for the last several weeks since this trial got started. but it's also focusing on the fact that a republican broke with their party and voted to remove their president from office. that ultimately did not happen. and the question will be what the president does, how he continues to treat mitt romney for the time going forward. people have predicted that tweet last night is not the end of it. some of the world's top disease experts will gather next week in geneva, switzerland, to brainstorm strategies for dealing with the wuhan
coronavirus. the streets of cities like wuhan have been largely desserted for weeks under a strict lockdown. china ease death toll surged to 73. the virus has kill ee eed 565 p, including two fatalities outside of mainland china. the number of people with the virus skyrocketed on wednesday, with 3,700 new cases. there's more than 28,000 confirmed cases in china, plus another 255 cases globally. about 350 americans are back in the united states after being evacuated from wuhan. they will spend 14 days in mandatory quarantine. thousands of passengers aboard two cruise ships are now caught up in the outbreak. at least 20 people aboard "the diamond princess" tested positive for the coronavirus. some 3,700 passengers and crew are under a 14-day quarantine in
yokohama, japan. a second cruise ship was quarantined in hong kong. no one onboard has tested positive for the viruses yet. but eight passengers from an earlier cruise have the disease. hong kong officials fear the virus may already be circulating in the city. >> reporter: with regards to the three, new cases from yesterday, the patients had not traveled outside of hong kong during the ink base period. and there's no obvious source of infection from the mainland. these are locally infected cases that brings up the concern that hong kong may have community transmission. the next 14 days will therefore be a crucial period. the legacy of the 2003 sars outbreak is weighing heavily on hong kong right now. kristie lu stout is there for us. that was the early 2000s. people still remember. and still getting over that
experience. and now, of course, they're confronted with this problem. >> absolutely. this happened nearly two decades ago. i'm referring to the sars outbreak. but many people here in the territory of hong kong, very much haunted by what happened then and are afraid of what's happening right now. and first, rosemary, want to give you an update on the cruise ship in hong kong, where we know 3,600 people are in quarantined. they are being held for health checks after passengers from mainland china were confirmed to have the coronavirus. 32 of the crew onboard have tested negative for the virus. it's unclear when everyone can leave. the outbreak here on hong kong, as we've been reporting, is growing. there's 21 confirmed cases and one death. the latest three infections are local transmission cases. she's the people have no history to travel to mainland china. and this is bringing painful and
horrific memories of sars. and it's prompting many to ask, what is it going to take for the latest outbreak to end? even after nearly two decades, former sars patient alex lam is haunted by his experience. >> i was put in a big room. with many other patients. i heard some coughing, crying. and that's really sad. it's really sad. >> reporter: sars infected around 8,000 people globally and killed 774. nearly half of them in hong kong. the isolation of cases eventually led to the end of the outbreak. the new coronavirus outbreak, is already larger than sars. and unprecedented measures are in place to control it. the rapid construction of hospitals, mass production of medical supplies and protective equipment, and sweeping travel restrictions and temperature chex. when will these measures stop
the outbreak? well, the answer lies in understanding the virus itself. >> inside that building is the world's first lab-grown copy of the wuhan coronavirus outside of mainland china. it's a major breakthrough to allow researchers to better understand the behavior of the virus. inside the lab, we are required to wear face masks. >> i feel this is just going to be like sars. the world is going to get a very bad cold for about five months. >> reporter: with one major caveat, the news, unlike sars, can spread before it arrives. >> there's a period in the first four or five days, people say they can be asymptomatic. for that reason, it will be more difficult to manage. >> reporter: i want to shake your hand. but it's during an outbreak.
the masks are off. he advises the world health organization on the virus. >> an indian greeting. >> reporter: he says there's two extreme scenarios. the outbreak is about under control or -- >> the other extreme is that, of course, the virus is like influenza, which means that it cannot be con taen taned astain. and this happened with h1n1, known as swine flu. this was a pandemic and now it's a seasonal virus. for alex lam, humankind doesn't need another disease to contend with. >> we must stand together. we need to think positive. one day, the disease will go away. >> reporter: now, the head of a group of sars survivors in hong kong, he's calling for the government to take tougher measures, whatever it takes, to end the latest outbreak.
he wants the hong kong government to seal off the border with mainland china. that's what a number of public health workers are asking for right now and why they are on strike for a fourth day today. according to the union, the hospital authority union, more than 8,000 members, including doctors and nurses, have walked off the job and joined the strike these last three days during an outbreak. rosemary? >> all right. kristie lu stout, with the latest from hong kong. many thanks. global financial markets have been struggling to figure out how serious the coronavirus outbreak truly is. we turn to john. what has been the impact on global markets, businesses and trade? >> reporter: well, it's almost a surreal situation. you have real measures going into play on mainland china and hong kong. we saw saudi arabia suspend
flights for citizens and residents to china at the same time. and we have a stock market rally, taking place. stock markets are a lead indicator for six to nine months down the road. predicting what can happen. this is a far cry from what we saw on monday. the nikkei, the hong kong hang seng index, seoul and shanghai, with solid gains right now. there was a belief and they were grasping information that was coming out of mainland china, from wuhan, there may be a vaccine solution in the pipeline faster than expected. there's a widely held belief -- and i think a correct one -- that the chinese government will act swiftly to prop up the economy. they announced a stimulus plan. but the medium-term outlook is unknown. the agency was suggesting that the past indicates we could see a drop of 2% on gdp in the first
quarter. how quickly they can find a resolution to see if that spills into the second quarter or not. the stock market is telling us they can tackle this in the first quarter alone. but that's not sure. airlines, cruise companies, major companies, like apple and boeing, all indicating -- niz disney, they will get hit in the profits as a result of what's taking place in china. huge consumer demand for american companies to move in over the last decade. >> and china is a huge consumer of oil. what sort of impact is that having? >> there was a knee-jerk reaction. and rightfully so. we saw prices go down to a one-year low. we're seeing a rally again. the demand from china has dropped by 3 million barrels a day on the interim here. they can import 10 million barrels a day. that's a big strike.
crude is up 1.2%. and wti of the benchmark, up 1.8%. there's a technical meeting in vienna. this is supposed to make recommendations to the o keck agreement, the oil producers in the world. see if they cut production by $1 million barrels a day. perhaps more. this spilling over a third day means they don't have a consens consensus. but they're taking the issue very seriously. do they cut now? is it short term? these are questions for the market. but the cloud is lifting, as you can see in the oil and equity markets today. >> john deafer thes y tiers you us the latest. three people have died after a plane accident in istanbul. video released shows the plane
skidding off of the runway. turkish officials say the plane went up to 60 meters before breaking apart and landing in a ditch. 183 passengers and crew members were onboard. the 79 of them went to local hospitals. one person is unaccounted for. some remain in intensive care. thunderstorms were rolling in at the time of the accident. they're not sure what role that played in this. an american citizen has been abducted in afghanistan. a u.s. official tells cnn it happened in an eastern province near pakistan. it's not known who is responsible. the individual was a contractor but was not working for the u.s. military at the time. officials say search efforts are under way. a long-time hollywood legend is gone. coming up, a look back at the life and career of kirk douglas. can you heal dry skin in a day?
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the actor, circumstance douglas, was larger than life on-screen and off. and on wednesday, that celebrated life came to an end after 103 careyears. his career spanned 77 decades. in that time, he created his own production company and helped to end the industry's notorious blacklist, which targeted people with alleged communist sympathies. stephanie elam has our report. >> reporter: before kirk douglas became a big star, he was born to russian immigrant parents in 1916. douglas headed to hollywood after serving in the navy during world war ii. caricaturists focused on the clef chin. but he was distinctive how he
tore into each part with animal ferocity. after his breakthrough role in "champion," came a slew of memorable parts. the hollywood producer in "the bad and the beautiful." and "paths of glory." the sailor in disney's "20,000 leagues under the sea." vincent van go in "lust for life" and his biggest one, spartacus. >> i'm spartacus. >> i'm spartacus. >> reporter: douglas produced the epic and hired dalton trumbo to write it. it was blacklisted for 13 years. douglas felt breaking the blacklist was his proudest moment. >> studios would not mind using a blacklisted writer as long as they didn't have to look at him. as long as he didn't come into the studio and as long as he never used his name.
and that was such hypocrisy that it enraged me. i decided to hell with it. i'm producing spartacus and i'm going to use dalton trumbo's name. >> reporter: he starred in 80 films, produced 30 and directed two. his son, michael, followed him into the business and became an a-list star himself. >> he personifies the individual, at the time of the big studios. the man who stood alone. >> reporter: in 1991, he survived a helicopter crash in which two people were killed. five years later, he suffered a stroke that affected his speech and left him contemplating suicide. he was finally recognized by the academy in 1996, with an honorary award for his half-century of accomplishments in the motion picture industry. in his later years, douglas wrote a number of successful books, including his memoirs and did occasional acting, i peering
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house speaker nancy pelosi has critics and supporters talking after she ripped up the state of the union speech. here's jeanne moos. >> reporter: despite all of the flattery. >> unbelievable. amazing job, sir. >> brilliant, mr. president. >> reporter: it was president trump's nemesis who will be remembered for ripping up his speech. the state of their union is ice-cold. >> she ripped him a new one. [ laughter ] >> i wasn't sure if she was ripping up the speech or the constitution. >> reporter: mike pompeo, lisa simpson ripping up his civics essay. he got ripped saying, please don't ever, ever, ever use "simpsons" material. in ans and critics dubbed pelosi
nancy the ripper. she pointed a finger at him and clapped back at the president. this time, he didn't see it coming. of course, when nancy pelosi went on a tear, others couldn't resist following suit. >> it was very clear. >> i'm moving on. >> that wraps up the show. >> radio talk show hosts. >> reporter: speaker pelosi told house democrats, he shredded the truth, so i shredded his speech. >> it was a courteous thing to do. >> reporter: the shredding eclipsed the snubbing. >> it looked like he blew her off with the handshake. >> okay. he saw it. >> reporter: there was all that head shaking. >> i keep my promises. we did our job. >> reporter: by nancy. >> the big fapharmaceutical companies, we have approved a record number. >> reporter: and other democrats, mouthing things like not true. >> illegal aliens, forcing
taxpayers -- >> what is wrong with her? she looked like she was reading the cheesecake factory menu. >> team trump turned it into mitch mcconnell thinks of the articles of impeachment. does that count as a rip-off? jeanne moos, cnn, new york. >> here's a rip-off. thanks for joining us. i'm rosemary church. "early start" is next. have yourselves a great day.
breaking overnight, new results from iowa essentially a tie between pete buttigieg and bernie sanders say democrats are hoping for a final result today. >> there's no question in my mind that were there names not biden the president would never have done what he did. >> is there a cost to turning on president trump? mitt romney bracing for fall out after voting to convict the president in his impeachment trial. the president speaks publicly later today. and remembering a ledge bd of the big screen. actor kirk douglas has died at the age of 103. welcome to our viewers in the united states and around the world. this is "early start." i'm laura jarret