Full transcript of "Face the Nation" on August 25, 2019
Sunday, 25 August 2019 National Economic Council Director Larry Kudlow, Sen. Lindsey Graham, Sen. Amy Klobuchar, President & CEO of the Business Roundtable Josh Bolten, CBS News Elections and Surveys Director Anthony Salvanto, Michael Graham, Anne Gearan and Joshua Johnson appeared on this broadcast of "Face the Nation"
National Economic Council Director and President Donald Trump’s economic advisor Larry Kudlow said systemic racism doesn’t exist. He said it doesn’t exist because former President Barack Obama won 79 million “white votes” when he ran for president. Kudlow said: "I think the American system is the best system ever devised for mankind, for history. He said “some people” are racist and there are “some bad apples” but most “have good hearts.
Senior economic adviser to President Donald Trump offered some health advice on Sunday, on CNN's 'State of the Union' program. Reuters reports Kudlow admitted people attending President Donald Trump’s campaign rally in Tulsa, Oklahoma this week should wear masks. Health experts have consistently cautioned against large gatherings such as political rallies during the coronavirus pandemic. It is a concern. Social distancing must be observed. Face coverings in key places must be observed.
When asked by a reporter about the African American unemployment numbers in the U.S. and whether those numbers are evidence of systemic racism, White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow said that he doesn't believe there is systematic racism in the U.S.
Business Insider reports that Sen. Amy Klobuchar has withdrawn from the running to be former Vice President Joe Biden's vice president. On Thursday, she spoke to MSNBC's Lawrence O'Donnell. She said Biden should choose a woman of color as his running mate instead. "This is a historic moment.I think this is a moment to put a woman of color on that ticket." Klobuchar's decision comes after weeks of protests sparked by the May 25 death of George Floyd in Minneapolis.
Here are some of the nearly dozen candidates who are likely under consideration, as former Vice President Joe Biden faces fresh calls to choose a black woman as his running mate. Lisa Bernhard reports.
A divided Senate Judiciary Committee approved sweeping subpoena power on Thursday for a politically charged congressional probe of an FBI investigation into Republican President Donald Trump’s 2016 campaign and its contacts with Russia. Jillian Kitchener has more.
Democratic Senator Dianne Feinstein, who is the ranking member of the Senate Judiciary Committee, on Thursday urged her colleagues on a Senate panel to vote against a resolution granting subpoena authority to the Republican Committee Chairman Lindsey Graham, calling it 'unprecedented'. The Republican-led panel however ended up approving it in the end.
U.S. Senator Lisa Murkowski said on Thursday she is struggling to decide whether she can support President Donald Trump's re-election bid, saying criticism of Trump's response to nationwide protests by former Defense Secretary Jim Mattis rang true. This report produced by Jillian Kitchener.
Republican allies of President Donald Trump attacked the FBI's probe of his 2016 presidential campaign on Wednesday but failed get to former U.S. Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein to agree that former U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation was unfounded. This report produced by Jillian Kitchener.
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