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airplane travel in the u.s. yet kids are lower risk. dagen: dr. marty makary as always. this is elizabeth: new controversy over the biden a administration in china republican slamming up legislative push to stop what they say is the weakening of trump's air policy on china as president biden faces a firestorm of criticism critics that he downplayed human rights abuses in china as seen in town hall last night, now we have government documents and other documents revealing the hunter biden investment fund in china is connected to chinese companies that undercut u.s. green energy and those companies are connected to companies that are involved in pretension human
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rights abuses, ric grenell, bobby jindal, jason chases, harmeet dhillon and brad blakeman, a lot of headlines tonight, the other top story of the day dozens dead, still without power, texas officials say they are battling winters version of hurricane harvey the debate that might in administration and climate change activists pushing for the power grid to go green but critics warn it is not ready in that push would be dangerous. plus the democrat lawmaker alleges new york governor andrew cuomo threatened to destroy him if that democrat lawmaker did not provide political cover and protection. for cuomo's top aide who admitted cuomo and his team covered up nursing home deaths after governor cuomo caused a super spreader disaster in nursing homes with his executive order. at petition to impeach cuomo has thousands of signatures, democrats accusing of
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obstruction of justice, governor cuomo trying to battle back, cnn not covering any of that at the town hall last night even though the rest of the country is talking about it in the washington post accuses cnn of conflicts of interest because chris cuomo is whitewashing the story, also america's big vaccine push. president biden last night wrongfully claim we did not have vaccines when he came into office despite the fact that president biden, his vice president kamala harris and how skilled workers in december all got vaccinated and now this controversy. how little the democrats have set aside in 1.9 trillion covid relief bills to get the country vaccinated and moving again and protected with ppe also this is being called power drunk look at the story we have more on a los angeles county health inspector caught on camera literally dancing after she incorrectly ordered a local brewery shut
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down for covid violations it turns out she was wrong and the co-owner of the brewery is speaking out, we are remembering conservative media icon rush limbaugh and his legacy he died today after a bottle of stage for lung cancer. thank you for joining us i'm elizabeth macdonald. let's get started right now we begin with former acting director national intelligence ric grenell he is a straight shooter, when he talks people sit up and take notice and listen. it is good to see you, what is your reaction when you heard president biden downplayed an excuse it seemed like he was excusing china human rights abuses at last night townhall. >> i hope you don't mind but i'm going to say one second were sending prayers to rush limbaugh's family it's been a rough and somber day for many people, he is an icon and i hope we can constantly say that.
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in reference to the cnn question in the china question. i think this was one little mess up on cnn we wouldn't be talking about this. but this is now a real serious pattern of how the biden a administration, the biden picks the nominee have really been downplaying china in the crisis that were in with china and overplaying the russian threat, russia is a problem, china is a crisis and when you look at the cia nominee, bill burns, he had a great career as an outsider for a little while but the last six years he's been running an ngo that has been cozying up to china excepting money from communist businessmen, joe biden's pick for national security advisor jake sullivan, look at the words google jake sullivan in china look at what he said in the past about china these are people that absolutely
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have missed the threat from china over the last 20 years, joe biden was talking about how he knows president xi jinping and how president xi jinping likes him and they have this cozy relationship they had a two hour phone call, look i think were in a dangerous slippery slope because we have the president of the united states who does not understand the threat from china and he is downplaying it because of his family ties and hunter biden in the laptop that we found, all the information that shows they have been selling access. elizabeth: were going to dig into that in a second let's listen to president biden is asked about china's abuses between hong kong and basically there is a genocide as human rights groups are saying in china china is committing muslim uighurs and president biden said this is just a cultural norm, let's watch.
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>> the idea i'm not going to speak out against what he's doing in hong kong, what he's doing with the uighurs and western mountains of china and taiwan and the china policy by making and forceful and he gets it. culturally there are different norms of each country and their leaders are expected to follow. elizabeth: 's genocide and forced attention without due process and prison camps, are those cultural norms? >> yes this is part of the pattern with president biden is that he literally believes in consensus rather than our american ideals and the idea that you have your cultural sensitivity and i have mine of the different and we don't have western values is something that
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he would go into a negotiation and cut the situation in half. and we cannot do that, the whole idea of having an american first policy is to stand for western values and stand for capitalism and the rule of law we cannot cut that in half, we cannot decide we will have consensus with the chinese when they have a genocide going on and what are we going to have a half a genocide, this is the consensus idea, consensus sounds like a nice word but it means that they get to veto our policy and we meet somewhere in the middle, meeting somewhere in the middle may be good for a business negotiation when you're selling a house it is not good for western ideas. elizabeth: how do you meet in the middle and forced labor, sexual abuse and detention camps on depression or more days. you mentioned hunter biden he still has not the best his 10% stake in the chinese private
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equity fund that has invested in facial recognition software, chinese company sells facial recognition software for you since chinese detention camps that is what hunter biden is 10% stake in the chinese is doing and also investing, hunter is making money off of china's investments in companies that harvest cobalt and copper for green energy like solar panels and batteries, he's invested in cobalt and coppermine run by a chinese company accused of major human rights of child labor abuses, your reaction to that? >> my reaction we knew this before the election but 50 former intelligence officials went out and manipulated intelligence and said that hunter biden's laptop and all the information showing that he's cozying up to china they
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said this was russian disinformation, don't look at the laptop, don't look at this. joe biden said during the campaign that he did not know anything about this he never spoke to his son about any of these deals and yet there's evidence showing of them on a trip together in china. none of this is making sense and the media are completely disinterested but the fact of the matter is joe biden keeps talking about russia because he doesn't want us to look at china and go deep on what his family has been doing which is selling access. elizabeth: we have the republican study committee saying led by jim banks said they will push hard on new legislation that would stop president biden unwinding president trump orders to stop china from trying to make inroads into u.s. telecom networks and 5g into u.s. universities and selling china
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into the u.s. power grid do you think the be successful with that, what do you think of that? >> i hope there's successful this is a very important topic and democrats and republicans should understand in a post-covid world having our entire supply chain or allowing china to have leverage in our supply chain in china, having the chinese leverage over us on the equipment that we need, businesses, this is just a recipe for disaster in the future we should learn from covid-19 we should learn that the chinese are manipulating and leveraging our local politicians, our universities, this is a very serious problem in the idea that jake sullivan and the cia nominee bill burns, think about that putting someone in charge of the agency that has already demonstrated for the
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past six years that he's cozying up to china this is unacceptable he should be rejected were going to have to get tougher nominees and tougher individuals within the biden administration if they want to convince us that they will be tough on china. >> ric grenell think for seeing you, come back soon. you're great on the show we love your insight. coming up former louisiana governor bobby jindal is going to join us with the update on texas battling the winter version of hurricane harvey dozens dead and millions without power the debate the biden administration and climate change activists say the time is to overhaul the power grid from green energy officials pushing back hard saying the grid is not ready it's buckling it would be a dangerous move, the story next. >> the last nuclear power plant that was billed outside of fort worth in 1991 it came online, construction started in 74 the coal and fire plans have been reduced by a third of capacity,
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elizabeth: joining is now former louisiana governor bobby jindal, always good to have you on the biden administration and climate change activists want the power grid and want the grid to go totally green the power systems collapse in texas after what's being called winter equivalent of hurricane harvey in 13 states are rolling blackouts, are we ready for that? >> our thoughts and prayers quatrain neighbors in texas many without power, heat, water, having been through her teens ourselves we've been throughout power in louisiana and we know how tough that situation can be in the governor's going to look into this transmission company why they were better prepared even when folks knew the storm was coming, three big lessons, one to your point the transmission lines are not ready we need resiliency in the far
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left and president biden want to snap their fingers and make everything electricge and band s powered cars in any type of oil and gas, that is not realistic, unless we invest and build the infrastructure you will see more brownouts,ot blackouts and thats not good for the economy or can't enter the quality of life. elizabeth: finisherho thought. >> secondly we need more baseload generation, more natural gas plants, nuclear plants you can put all of your eggs in one basket, they need a natural gas to keep their homes and natural gas to power their plans and you have an administration that doesn't want to drill for oil and gas and democratic governors that don't want to build pipelines to transfer natural gas they want to make it scarce and expensive that will create more and more problems. this is radial all g is trumping the science and practical common sense. elizabeth: texas republican roger williams is saying this reinforces the need to
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re-increase oil and gas production not less. striking that millions of americans and the energy is still without power and heat with days let's listen to greg abbott on this.en watch. >> this shows how the green new deal would be a deadly deal for the united states of america are wind in our solar got shut down and they were collectively more than 10% of our power grid and that thrust texas into a situation where it was lacking power in a statewide basis, power that was spread out by the organization that you were talking about as a result it just shows that fossil fuel is necessary for the state of texas as well asur other states to mae sure that we will be able to heat our home in the wintertime and cooler home in the summertime. elizabeth: here's the thing, we hear climate change activists, we hear anchors on msnbc,
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everybody understands the majority of outages came from natural gas and coal plants, more than two thirds of the power generation twice as much power as wind was wiped out, generators for rose that is not the story the problem is the texas grade was weakened and lost a lot of baseload power because operators could not see return on investment they were undercut by wind and solar which is subsidized they don't have to pay for the cost of keeping up the grid and grid reliability so the guys that want to invest say were not going to go there there's not enough baseload power the more you rely on wind and solar the more coal is needed to back it up you cannot store wind and solar energy, what do you say? >> that is right the reality is texas only decreaseas the amount that they expected to get wet from wind because is not reliable in the winter and they did not get that from wind and there following the pipelines with the other plant so we should make sure that your cot is held accountable when folks looking to what happened to these other generators. you're exactly right we can put
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all our eggs in one basket and this shows until we haveav reliable affordable battery storage for this power generated by wind and solar were going to need natural gas plants, we will need nuclear plants and are not being built. it is because of ideology, we need affordable abundant energy in this country is a critical for our economy, critical for our quality-of-life oil and gas is google for the market economy. elizabeth: here's the thing you're absolutely right we keep hearing from our sources, how can the biden administration people like jennifer granholm and john kerry say go cold turkey on all oil and gas, cut it down and shut down oil and gas jobs when you have things like millions of oil and gas jobs and only hundreds of thousands of renewable jobs in this country. go cold turkey when the baseload is not there to back up soil and wind for subsidies. they are shutting down jobs in
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the ideology shuts down power and hurts americans. your final work? >> one of the best things a trump administration did was to make america energy independent and biden his going in the opposite direction it was heartbreaking to hear john kerry did tell them you will have to find new jobs installing solar panels, it's condescending and unrealistic, not only many more millions of jobs, these are good paying blue-collar jobs all across the country. >> the solar jobs are seen 19000, oil and gasl, jobs, they make a lot of money. it's good to see you, thank you for joining us. next up former house oversight chair jason chase it's that brent to destroy him and the lawmaker did not provide political cover and political correction for cuomo's top aide
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>> he is paid to care and he hasn't realized that yet. he needs to care, he needs to atshow empathy and the covid kns no n political party, we are gog to tell you covid knows no political party he's the only one that made this a political issue and he needs to stop because it's insulting as a democrat, it's insulting the democrat party, the republican party in any party you are with, covid does not discriminate. elizabeth: that was daniel and peter, they lost their father to covid-19 and a new york state nursing home joining me now former house oversight jason chaffetz, your reaction to what the brothers are saying. >> it is sad there are thousands and thousands of stories like there's and it is sad but they are correct about governor cuomo
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when he says they died, who cares or some quote like that, he is out there winning awards and accepting the pats on the back from hollywood he's writing a book in the middle the pandemic i don't how he does not but these are real families and real people. elizabeth: when he said who cares people die that sounded pretty self-incriminating when he said who cares, if these copacetic who cares who died, then he shouldd not care about releasing the documents and transcripts about what exactly happened behind the scenes in his ordm administration for covering up the true number of nursing home deaths related to his executive order that created a super spreader disaster in nursing homes. nursing homes were blocked from testing from covid due to his executive order i would like your reaction to ronald kim he lost his uncle to covid-19 in a nursing home, he says governor
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cuomo threatened to destroy him if kim did not help cover and provide political protection for cuomo's top aide melissa derosa who admitted we cut it up the true nursing home death toll, we froze because of president trump's d.o.j. probe. what do you say that? >> it demands a significant probe by federal investigators. unfortunately my understanding is that melissa derosa's mother-in-law is a u.s. attorney for the southern district of new york they're going to have to bring in somebody else from the department of justice to properly do an investigation without a conflict of interest you have the democratic lawmakers that are calling on the governor to take dramatic action and step away from the issue give the one s specific democrat saying he was threatened and i think anybody in law enforcement would like to
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know specifically because remember this is allegedly a cover-up of the numbers it is not just about new york the centers for disease control is trying to figure out how the spread, who it is affecting how it's been affected and when you cover-up adult provide that data the center for disease patrol affects all of us across the country because the scientist cannot do their job. elizabeth: that is an important point that you just made. and you wonder if the biden administration in the d.o.j. would do a probe because of what you pointed out melissa derosa's mother-in-law is a u.s. attorney for the southern district of new york, we also talk to democrat lawmaker gustavo rivera he is saying cuomo you stonewalled us for seven months and only took your democrat state attorney general to pry the information out of you you were including hospital deaths, nursing home patients but in hospitals and
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dying in hospitals and numbers because you wanted to make yourself look better, now we have an impeachment push a petition to impeach him by new york lawmakers that has 16 - 18000 signatures what do you say that? >> i think it's warranted he earned this he was out there every day trying to put the calm blanket on it and ends up he was covering this up and that does not come from some republican lawmaker not in his state that comes from a democrat within his administration who was one of his aides not only was he not giving the fences information that is obligation but he also was not giving the information to the state of new york to the democrats who were asking for this information and here you have is top aide the person who is at his right hand to help him execute trying to explain on tape and telling people that's exactly what they did, what else do they know and need to have,
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why isn't the biden harrison't administration moving on this immediately to p appoint the proper prosecutor who does not have a conflict of interest to get to the bottom of it and get to the bottom of it now. elizabeth: new yorkers everybody be okay weresed to all just supposed to be okay and go by the rules and go by what elected officials working on were just supposed to o be okay with governor cuomo threatening a fellow democrat saying you will feel my wrath, i'm going to destroy your career, his uncle died of covid-19 in a nursing home, mocking janice dean with sexist remarks that she should stick to the weather this is what taxpayers are paying for, this is what we get for our money, really we have 15000 people dead and he put 9000 patients back in. why doesn't he step up and
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apologize, put on your big boy pants and say i'm sorry and take accountability and responsibility, your final word. >> not only should he apologize he should step aside he's not up to the jobob and showing a willingness to be disrespectful to the people who have lost their lives since he does not care about how they died and he has a huge conflict of interest because they were allegedly covering up that comes from his own aides step aside governor that's what needs to happen. elizabeth: before you go i know you're fired up we would like to take a moment to reflect and know you want to talk about this talk about conservative radio legend rush limbaugh, he passed away today. >> hhe was iconic he gave the conservative movementt of voice and he has the guiding northstar for those of us that were young in the politics and trying to think through tough issues how do we think about this and how
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does it fall within theoi conservative movement rush would give voice to that i had a neat moment with him at the state of the union and i got to go there as a former member ofot congress he was accepting that award and that recognition from the president and i got to exchange a little bit with him and i tell you i always remember him he was iconic to the conservative movement and his voice can be easily replaced if not at all. god bless him and his family. elizabeth: jason chaffetz, thank you foret joining us it is goodo have you on come back soon. stay right there we'll be right back.
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♪. elizabeth: with me now top rnc official harmeet dhillon, there was an odd momenthe last night t the cnn town hall president biden said they were no vaccines
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when he got into office when president biden had taken the vaccine shot in december and so did kamala harris and healthcare workers in the fda had approved of the moderna pfizer vaccine, what is going on there? >> there were so many odd moments in yesterday's town hall, that was one of them the issue that you mentioned are there and millions of americans have been vaccinated and getting vaccinated every day, vaccines don't appear out of thin air, and may president trump prioritizing this and pulling off the amazing feet of not getting one but two vaccines in the market and were in a situation where we are right now in addition to that we have herd immunity kicking in and overall things are looking better, no thanks to joe biden, some of the hitches we've seen in some of the states like california are due to incompetence at the state level and actually putting the vaccines at the states are
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getting into arms but i don't know how that the federal government's fault and that needs to be improved and it does need to be improved. elizabeth: we hear what you're saying but listen to what president biden said. >> when you and i talked last we hetalked about one thing the vaccine which we didn't have when we came into office, vaccinate or how to get the vaccine into someone's arm, you need the mechanisms to be able to get it in. elizabeth: again under enough either vaccines are approved. and kamala harris keep saying that the administration was starting from scratch, if that were so how can we be an average of 1.7 million vaccinations a day if we started from scratch. >> it's alive let's call it what it is it such a big lie that even dr. fauci who seems to be adored and this administration says it's not true he said
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yesterday that we started from scratch and we have a robust program and been rolling out the vaccine in the states and that is going as it should in the new york times took the biden harris administration to task saying their plan to vaccinated is not vicious enough and the 1.5 million per day that the biden administration was protecting as you pointed out, we should be looking to vaccinate 3 million people a day so we get to the herd immunity level throughout the nation as quickly as possible. let me tell you something to look like democrats are reveling in the power that they're getting from the situation and they want to drag it out, they are in no hurry to conclude this crisis that we can move onn to governing america and that's part of what we see a perpetual state of covid panic. elizabeth: we have ranking republican jason smith that a ways and means hearing he's
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pointing out less than 10%, less than $1.9 trillion covid relief bill is going toward getting america vaccinated and protecting america with ppe, what do you think about that, less than 9%. >> is not surprising that the administration is using a vehicle to push a policy agenda that has nothing to do with covid mainly a vast expansion of obamacare reversing the reforms that the trump administration put in and subsidizing million more of american getting inflated healthcare and under delivery of healthcare in america, anybody who's telling the truth knows the system is broken and is not being fixed by subsidizing, it's unfortunate that they're using that as opposed to the relief that americans are truly suffering need but is not surprising. i'm sure you will see other goodies tucked in there that have nothing to do with relief fromm covid and problems that were having in t this country ls
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than a month into this administration were off on excusing genocide in line about covid vaccines and slow walking the resolution of this problem in line about what's inng the bl and supposedly have the americans who are suffering when nancy pelosi enter leadership withheld that support from americans under the trump administration that they needed. not off to a good start for america i hope we do better. elizabeth: thank you for joining us, come back soon. >> my pleasure. elizabeth: up next some people are saying this might be what is drunk on power of los angeles county health inspector caught on camera dancing after she incorrectly ordered a local burly to shut down for alleged violations of restrictions. we have more on the story next. stay right there. >> i think it's resonatedth with people because this is a bigger problem a disconnect betweenff
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supervisor because we can sell without a food truck in the meantime super bowl business have t been impacted while the employee was in the back room trying to get more information, copy some paperwork you see her on camera start to do a little bit of a dance. a hour and a half ago i was on a media call with austin just county health department and i got a response to what the inspector was doing and they told me she was simply drying her hands off after having wiped her hands a sanitizer. that is what she was doing. i don't know if thatom the cdc recommended way of doing it or not. okay, we hear you saying, that's quite the explanation the point is it shouldn't have been shut down in t the first place we hae the co-owner of the marie speaking out. >> the stuff they have been doing isn't working we need to allow people to go back inside and have a beer without having
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to buy ama meal, it's killing us and kills molly business people, i hope that this maybe is the changing point where people see what happened on this and maybe things will change and get better. i hope so. elizabeth: what do you think is is a wake-up call? >> i think so what's happening i have so many owners reach out after the story that they feel bullied and intimidated by the health inspectors and what i asked about today they had a completely opposite picture claiming the version of events from the inspector was completely opposite of what you heard with mr. averyou the owner of bravery brewing. when you see that that's a small snapshot of 10 - 12 minutes of footage where you see her go when and rifle through merchandise on the shelf touching bar equipment looking at other things and picking things up and looking at things,
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that is a small snapshot of the whole big picture but this is a wake-up call, health inspectors do have a lot of power and a lot of control so i think what is happened here he/she did not realize the power and she did not seem to care about that all the impact that she had that day. elizabeth: she is following other people's orders, that is also the point that's what's happening around the country, restaurants and bars are being shut down with these rules on thee fly, november it was 15 das to lower the curve, what are the rules open, your final word. >> basically to your point, she did not know her rules, she thought she knew the rules that's how fractured it is here in l.a. county putting this together. elizabeth: stephen gregory enke for bringing us a story, come back soon.
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coming up, cnn under fire, washington post said you have a big conflict of interest chris cuomo is not covering he is whitewashingg, the story of his brother andrew cuomo nursing home death cover-up executive order he created a super spreader event in nursing homes former deputy assistant to president george w. bush brad blakeman joins us with his take next. stay right there.
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are deep inconsistencies at best in the cover-up at worst that has been perpetrated by the governor with regard to covid and networks like cnn will not report this news but they were quick to report on the governor's and me andnd his book and anything that serve chris's brother and the governor well but they're not reporting the news now. elizabeth: we should point out cnn jake tapper is reporting and eother anchors are but chris cuomo is not covering it whitewashing the story of his brother near como say nursing homes you have to take back inpatient and you cannot test them and then he makes himself look better by not counting hospital deaths from nursing home patient in the number and had to get the information out. the state attorney general had to get it out of him. he went on chris cuomo show ten
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times and chris did not pointed out, now we have the reportedly the fbi in the u.s. attorney in brooklyn investigating governor cuomo. people are saying you have to get backkiv your emmy, democrats are saying that, your word? >> he had the audacity governor cuomo and chris cuomo to chastise president trump when president trump bent over backwards to give everything governor cuomo requested whether it be ventilators, hospital ship, whether it be supplies and aplook what happened to all of e federal assistance it was given to the governor it was never used if you use those facilities for the elderly we would not be in the situation we are in now, he did ite for his own political purposes at the expense of lives he lied and people died, that is a fact. elizabeth: he gets donations of the hospital industry, that is a question to the hospital industry gives political
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donations to him the question is the hospital industry makes money for medicare, why did he use, why did he not separate them into other facilities, why put them back into nursing homes, we understand the hospital industry gets medicare money we get the and understand but people want to get to the bottom of it because the ap is saying 15000 people died because you created a super spreader event in a disaster in new york nursing homes putting patients back in and then you tried to make herself look better by covering up by lowballing the numbers and not counting hospital deaths and then bullying a fellow democrat ronald kim whose own uncle died of covid in a nursing home and say you will feel my wrath all destroy you if you don't give political protection to my aid who confess that we covered it up. what do you say to that? >> i thick it's t quite clear ad democrats are on board with the fact that the governor was not acting in the best interest of the citizens he was acting in
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the interest for selfish, greedy interest of hospital and nursing home industry, they get paid as you pointed out by the patient, when the patient leaves the lose that subsidy you gotta get more patients in to increase the government subsidy or maintain it but these people were infected but who does w he blame for the infection he blames the hospital workers, the nursing home workers, this iss crazy. they should've been moved on segregated. elizabeth: yeah like florida did, where does this go from here? you been front and center in all sorts of scandals and political scandals in the past? where does this go. >> it'll be a multilevel approach, i think the state will be investigating, the feds will be investigating, local authorities will be investigating and this is the tip of the iceberg, there will be a political ramification even by impeachment or stripping the governor of his powersis and alo going to be possibly even
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criminal liability. elizabeth: brad blakeman, thank you so much for joining us and breaking the story again reports coming fbi, d.o.j. investigating governor cuomo. thank you for joining us i'm elizabeth macdonald watching "the evening edit", we hope you have a good evening join us tomorrowom night. larry: hello, everyone, and welcome back to "kudlow." now today, tough day, america lost a titan of conservativism. broadcast legend rush limbaugh died at the age of 70. last february limbaugh told his listeners he had been diagnosed with terminal lung cancer. president trump awarded him the medal of freedom at the state of the union address shortly after that announcement. i knew if rush personally, knew him for a long time, and i along with his legions of fans and conservatives will dearly miss him. he was a patriot who fought for freedom, liberty every day, and he influenced millions and

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