Nightly News Full Broadcast - March 8

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8 Mar 202421:06

Summary

TLDRPresident Biden hits the campaign trail after a fiery State of the Union speech, launching a battleground tour and addressing key issues such as the economy, reproductive rights, and the border crisis. Vice President Kamala Harris discusses readiness for leadership and the possibility of a Biden/Trump debate. Meanwhile, Texas Governor Greg Abbott criticizes Biden's speech and calls the border surge an invasion. The news also covers a United Airlines plane sliding off the runway, a deadly aid drop in Gaza, and the Pentagon's report on UFOs, among other stories.

Takeaways

  • 🗣️ President Biden is on the campaign trail after his State of the Union speech, making his case for a second term and criticizing former President Trump on various issues.
  • 🎤 Vice President Kamala Harris insists President Biden addressed voter concerns about his age and readiness for another term.
  • 🚨 Texas Governor Greg Abbott gives President Biden's speech an 'F' rating and criticizes his handling of the border crisis, calling it an 'invasion'.
  • ✈️ A United Airlines plane slides off the runway in Houston, following another incident where a tire fell off a United plane during takeoff.
  • 💥 A deadly aid drop in Gaza results in the death of at least five people when a parachute fails to open.
  • 🌪️ Severe storms are moving across the Midwest and Southeast, with millions under the risk of damaging winds, large hail, and flooding.
  • 🛸 The Pentagon releases a report on UFOs, stating no evidence of extraterrestrial life or government cover-up, but acknowledges unexplained aerial phenomena.
  • 💸 Former President Trump's lawyers post a $92 million bond in the defamation case he lost to writer E. Jean Carroll.
  • 🚫 TikTok faces a potential ban in the U.S. as lawmakers consider a bill that could force the app to be sold by its Chinese parent company, ByteDance.
  • 🦄 A citywide scavenger hunt ensues in Providence, Rhode Island, as small unicorn figurines mysteriously appear in various locations.

Q & A

  • What was the main focus of President Biden's State of the Union speech?

    -President Biden's speech focused on the economic recovery, reproductive rights, and a sharp contrast between himself and former President Trump. He also addressed the border crisis and the need for leadership that fixes problems.

  • How did Vice President Kamala Harris respond to concerns about President Biden's age and readiness to serve?

    -Vice President Harris insisted that President Biden put to rest any concerns about his age during his speech, describing him as 'absolutely on fire' and ready to answer any questions. She also stated that she is ready if necessary, but it will not be necessary.

  • What was Texas Governor Greg Abbott's reaction to President Biden's State of the Union address?

    -Governor Greg Abbott gave President Biden's address an 'F' grade for failure, particularly criticizing the administration's handling of the border crisis and calling the surge at the border an 'invasion'.

  • What was the outcome of the United Airlines plane incident in Houston?

    -The United Airlines plane slid off the runway in Houston, resulting in the collapse of one of its landing gears. No passenger or crew injuries were reported.

  • What was the deadly incident involving an aid drop in Gaza?

    -A Jordanian military cargo plane dropped food aid near Gaza City, but one of the parachutes failed to open, causing the package to fall apart and kill at least five people on the ground.

  • What is the current status of the V-22 Osprey aircraft after the fatal crash last year?

    -The Pentagon has cleared the V-22 Osprey aircraft for return to flight, despite not fully understanding the cause of the fatal crash in Japan that led to their grounding.

  • What is the stance of the U.S. government on the TikTok app?

    -The U.S. government is considering a bill that could effectively ban TikTok unless it is sold by its Chinese parent company, ByteDance, due to concerns about foreign control and misinformation.

  • What did the Pentagon's report on UFOs conclude?

    -The Pentagon's report concluded that there is no credible firsthand information supporting the existence of extraterrestrial life or government cover-ups. However, a small percentage of cases had potentially anomalous or concerning characteristics.

  • What is the mysterious phenomenon occurring in Providence, Rhode Island?

    -Small unicorn figurines have been mysteriously appearing all over Providence, sparking a citywide scavenger hunt and bringing joy to the community.

  • What was the reaction of the Republican House Speaker to President Biden's speech?

    -Republican House Speaker Mike Johnson criticized the speech as 'hyperpartisan'.

  • How did President Biden address the issue of reproductive rights in his speech?

    -President Biden vowed to restore Roe v. Wade as the law of the land and criticized Republicans for not supporting a bipartisan border security bill.

Outlines

00:00

🗣️ President Biden's Campaign and State of the Union Response

President Biden embarks on a campaign trail following his State of the Union speech, where he made a case for a second term and criticized former President Trump. Vice President Kamala Harris discusses the possibility of a Biden/Trump debate and addresses concerns about Biden's age and her readiness to serve. The border crisis is a major topic, with Republican Texas Governor Greg Abbott grading the President's speech and calling the surge at the border an invasion.

05:00

🛫 United Airlines Incidents and Severe Storms

A United Airlines plane slides off the runway in Houston, a day after another United plane had a tire fall off during takeoff. The deadly aid drop in Gaza is reported, where a parachute failed to open, killing at least five people on the ground. The ongoing severe storms in the Midwest and Southeast are tracked, with millions under the risk of damaging winds, large hail, and flooding.

10:01

🕊️ War in Gaza and OSPREY Aircraft Concerns

The United States confirms its air drops of food landed safely in Gaza, but a Jordanian military cargo plane's aid drop resulted in fatalities due to a parachute failure. The military's troubled OSPREY aircraft is cleared for return to flight before a full determination of recent deadly crashes. The Pentagon is confident in the steps taken for its return, despite not fully understanding the fatal crash in Japan.

15:01

🚫 TikTok Ban and UFO Report

The battle to ban TikTok in the U.S. intensifies as House leaders confirm a vote on a bill that would effectively ban the app unless it's sold by its Chinese parent company, ByteDance. TikTok's pressure campaign appears to have backfired, with a House committee voting unanimously in favor of the legislation. The Pentagon releases a report on UFOs, stating no evidence of extraterrestrial life or government cover-up, but acknowledges a serious issue with unidentified aerial phenomena.

20:02

🦄 Mystery of the Unicorns in Providence

Colorful unicorn figurines have been mysteriously appearing all over Providence, Rhode Island, sparking a citywide scavenger hunt. The small gestures are spreading joy and reminding people of the impact that art can have on communities. The creator of the unicorns remains unknown, but the Rhode Island School of Design is suspected to be involved.

Mindmap

Keywords

💡State of the Union

The State of the Union is an annual speech delivered by the President of the United States to Congress, outlining the administration's accomplishments and goals. In the video, President Biden's State of the Union address is highlighted as a significant political event where he made his case for a second term and addressed various issues.

💡Battleground Tour

A 'battleground tour' refers to a series of visits by a political candidate to key states or districts that are expected to be closely contested in an election. President Biden's campaign trail is mentioned as a strategic move to engage with voters in pivotal areas, emphasizing the importance of these locations in securing electoral support.

💡January 6th

January 6th refers to the date of the attack on the U.S. Capitol in 2021. In the context of the video, President Biden's speech on this topic is used to contrast his stance with that of former President Trump, highlighting the ongoing political and legal repercussions of the event.

💡Abortion Rights

Abortion rights are the legal entitlement to have an abortion, which has been a contentious issue in American politics. President Biden's vow to restore Roe v. Wade, a landmark Supreme Court decision that affirmed a woman's right to choose, is mentioned as a key part of his political platform and a point of contention with Republicans.

💡Border Crisis

The term 'border crisis' refers to the challenges faced by the U.S. at its borders, particularly concerning immigration. In the video, the border crisis is a major topic of President Biden's address, and Texas Governor Greg Abbott's response to the situation is highlighted, showcasing the differing viewpoints on immigration policy.

💡United Airlines Incident

The United Airlines incident mentioned in the video refers to a series of safety concerns involving the airline's planes. The incidents, including a plane sliding off the runway and a tire falling off during takeoff, underscore the importance of aviation safety and the potential impact on public confidence in air travel.

💡TikTok Ban

A 'TikTok ban' refers to legislative efforts to prohibit the use of the popular social media app in the U.S. due to concerns about data privacy and national security. The video discusses the potential ban and the political and public response to it, highlighting the balance between security concerns and the popularity of the app among millions of users.

💡UFOs and Aliens

The mention of UFOs and aliens in the video relates to the Pentagon's report on unidentified aerial phenomena (UAP) and the ongoing debate about the existence of extraterrestrial life. The report's findings, or lack thereof, contribute to the broader narrative of government transparency and the public's curiosity about the unknown.

💡Unicorns

In the video, 'unicorns' refers to small, colorful figurines that have been mysteriously appearing in Providence, Rhode Island, sparking a citywide scavenger hunt. The unicorns symbolize joy and community engagement, illustrating how art can unexpectedly bring people together and create a sense of wonder.

Highlights

President Biden hits the campaign trail after his State of the Union speech.

Biden launches a battleground tour and makes his case for a second term.

Biden attacks former President Trump over January 6th, abortion rights, and Russia.

Interview with Vice President Kamala Harris on the possibility of a Biden/Trump debate.

Concerns about Biden's age and Harris's readiness to serve.

Major topics of Biden's address include the border crisis.

Republican Texas Governor Greg Abbott's exclusive interview on the president's speech and the border surge.

A United Airlines plane slides off the runway in Houston.

A deadly aid drop in Gaza with a parachute failing to open.

Tracking severe storms moving across the Midwest and Southeast.

Former President Trump posting a nearly $92 million bond as he appeals the E. Jean Carroll vote.

Discussion on whether President Biden would sign a TikTok ban.

The Pentagon releases a report on evidence of life beyond Earth and potential cover-ups.

Mysterious unicorn figurines appearing around an American city.

The UAP Office's report on UFOs, finding no credible first-hand information supporting alien claims.

The V-22 Osprey aircraft cleared for return to flight despite ongoing investigations into recent crashes.

Lawyers for former President Trump post a $91 million bond in the defamation case lost to E. Jean Carroll.

House leaders confirm a vote on a bill that could ban TikTok nationwide.

The Pentagon developing special sensor kits for new UFO hot spots.

Transcripts

00:03

>>> TONIGHT, PRESIDENT

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BIDEN HITTING THE

00:05

CAMPAIGN TRAIL AFTER

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HIS FIERY STATE OF THE

00:07

UNION SPEECH.

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THE PRESIDENT

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LAUNCHING A

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BATTLEGROUND TOUR

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AFTER MAKING HIS CASE

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FOR A SECOND TERM TO

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THE AMERICAN PEOPLE

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AND GOING ON THE

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ATTACK AGAINST FORMER

00:17

PRESIDENT TRUMP OVER

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JANUARY 6th, ABORTION

00:23

RIGHTS, AND RUSSIA,

00:24

AND TONIGHT, OUR

00:25

INTERVIEW WITH VICE

00:25

PRESIDENT KAMALA

00:26

HARRIS ON WHETHER

00:27

WE'LL SEE A

00:30

BIDEN/TRUMP DEBATE,

00:31

AND GIVEN THE CONCERNS

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ABOUT MR. BIDEN'S AGE,

00:32

WOULD SHE BE READY TO

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SERVE?

00:33

AND ONE OF THE MAJOR

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TOPICS OF THE

00:35

PRESIDENT'S ADDRESS,

00:36

THE BORDER CRISIS.

00:37

OUR NBC NEWS EXCLUSIVE

00:38

WITH REPUBLICAN TEXAS

00:39

GOVERNOR GREG ABBOTT.

00:40

HOW HE GRADES THE

00:42

PRESIDENT'S SPEECH AND

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WHY HE CALLS THE SURGE

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AT THE BORDER AN

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INVASION.

00:46

>>> THE TERRIFYING

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MOMENTS A UNITED

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AIRLINES PLANE SLIDING

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OFF THE RUNWAY IN

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HOUSTON JUST A DAY

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AFTER THE TIRE FELL

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OFF ANOTHER UNITED

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PLANE ON TAKEOFF.

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>>> THE DEADLY AID

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DROP IN GAZA.

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A PARACHUTE FAILING

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TO OPEN AND AT LEAST

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FIVE PEOPLE ON THE

01:07

GROUND WERE KILLED.

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>>> TRACKING THE

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SEVERE STORMS ON THE

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MOVE TONIGHT.

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>>> FORMER PRESIDENT

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TRUMP POSTING A NEARLY

01:19

$92 MILLION BOND AS HE

01:19

APPEALS THE E. JEAN

01:20

CARROLL VOTE.

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>>> A TIKTOK BAN.

01:22

WOULD PRESIDENT SIGN

01:22

IT?

01:23

WHAT HE SAID ABOUT

01:26

THAT TODAY.

01:27

>>> AND THE MYTHICAL

01:27

MYSTERY.

01:28

WHO IS LEAVING

01:29

UNICORNS ALL AROUND

01:29

THIS AMERICAN CITY?

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>> Announcer: THIS IS

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"NBC NIGHTLY NEWS"

01:32

WITH LESTER HOLT.

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>>> GOOD EVENING, AND

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WELCOME.

01:34

THIS HAS BEEN A

01:35

CONSEQUENTIAL WEEK IN

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AMERICAN POLITICS FROM

01:37

THE SUPER TUESDAY

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PRIMARY LANDSLIDE

01:39

SETTING THE STAGE FOR

01:40

NOVEMBER TO THE STATE

01:41

OF THE UNION SPEECH

01:42

LAST NIGHT IN WHICH

01:43

PRESIDENT BIDEN FOUND

01:45

THE VOICE DEMOCRATS

01:46

HAD HOPED FOR AND

01:47

FORCEFULLY FRAMED THE

01:48

FIGHT AHEAD.

01:49

THE PRESIDENT TOUTED

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THE ECONOMIC RECOVERY

01:54

OR, AS HE CALLED IT,

01:55

THE GREATEST STORY

01:56

NEVER TOLD.

01:56

ON REPRODUCTIVE RIGHTS

01:57

HE VOWED TO RESTORE

01:58

ROE V. WADE AS THE LAW

01:59

OF THE LAND, AND HE

01:59

BLAMED REPUBLICANS FOR

02:00

NOT GRABBING AN

02:01

OPPORTUNITY TO SECURE

02:04

THE BORDER, BUT THERE

02:04

WAS NO MISTAKING THAT

02:05

IT WAS ALSO A SPEECH

02:08

ABOUT DONALD TRUMP.

02:09

TIME AFTER TIME LAST

02:10

NIGHT, MR. BIDEN

02:11

DRAWING A SHARP

02:12

CONTRAST BETWEEN

02:12

HIMSELF AND THE FORMER

02:13

PRESIDENT.

02:14

REPUBLICAN HOUSE

02:14

SPEAKER MIKE JOHNSON

02:15

TODAY BLASTING THE

02:19

SPEECH AS

02:20

HYPERPARTISAN.

02:21

PETER ALEXANDER STARTS

02:21

OUR COVERAGE.

02:22

>> Reporter: TONIGHT

02:23

AFTER A CRITICAL

02:24

SPEECH WHERE PRESIDENT

02:26

BIDEN TOOK REPEATED

02:26

SWIPES AT HIS LIKELY

02:27

REPUBLICAN OPPONENT,

02:30

DONALD TRUMP --

02:31

>> NOW, MY

02:31

PREDECESSOR, A FORMER

02:32

REPUBLICAN PRESIDENT

02:33

TELLS PUTIN, QUOTE, DO

02:33

WHATEVER THE HELL YOU

02:34

WANT.

02:35

I THINK IT'S

02:36

OUTRAGEOUS.

02:38

>> Reporter: -- AND

02:40

SPARRED WITH

02:41

REPUBLICANS IN THE

02:41

ROOM.

02:42

>> YOU'RE SAYING, OH,

02:48

LOOK AT THE FACTS.

02:48

I KNOW -- I KNOW YOU

02:49

KNOW HOW TO READ.

02:50

>> Reporter: VICE

02:51

PRESIDENT KAMALA

02:51

HARRIS TONIGHT INSISTS

02:52

THE PRESIDENT PUT TO

02:53

REST VOTER CONCERNS

02:54

THE 81-YEAR-OLD IS TOO

02:54

OLD FOR ANOTHER TERM.

02:56

>> DID HE ANSWER THOSE

02:57

QUESTIONS LAST NIGHT?

02:58

>> HE WAS ABSOLUTELY

03:00

ON FIRE, AND HE

03:01

ANSWERED ANY QUESTION

03:02

THAT ANYONE MIGHT

03:03

HAVE.

03:04

>> Reporter: WE ALSO

03:05

ASKED ABOUT REPUBLICAN

03:05

CRITICISM OF HER

03:06

READINESS FOR THE JOB.

03:08

>> LISTEN, AS IT

03:08

RELATES TO ME, I'M

03:12

READY, IF NECESSARY,

03:13

BUT IT'S NOT GOING TO

03:14

BE NECESSARY.

03:14

>> Reporter: THE

03:15

PRESIDENT VOWING TO

03:16

PROTECT ABORTION

03:16

RIGHTS.

03:17

>> WHEN REPRODUCTIVE

03:18

FREEDOM WAS ON THE

03:23

2022, AND WE'LL WIN

03:23

AGAIN IN 2024.

03:24

>> Reporter: AND

03:25

SLAMMING REPUBLICANS

03:26

FOR REJECTING A

03:26

BIPARTISAN BORDER

03:27

SECURITY BILL AT THE

03:28

URGING OF MR. TRUMP.

03:30

REPUBLICANS SAY

03:31

PRESIDENT BIDEN COULD

03:32

SOLVE THE CRISIS ON

03:32

HIS OWN BY EXECUTIVE

03:34

ORDER.

03:35

>> THE FORMER

03:36

PRESIDENT TOLD THE

03:37

LEADERSHIP OF THE

03:38

REPUBLICAN PARTY IN

03:40

CONGRESS, DON'T PUT IT

03:41

ON THE FLOOR FOR A

03:43

VOTE, BECAUSE HE HAD

03:44

BEEN VERY UNAPOLOGETIC

03:45

AND CLEAR, HE'D PREFER

03:46

TO RUN ON A PROBLEM

03:47

INSTEAD OF FIX A

03:48

PROBLEM.

03:51

>> GIVEN THE

03:53

REPUBLICANS AREN'T

03:53

GOING TO FIX THOSE

03:54

PROBLEMS WITH

03:56

DEMOCRATS, WHY NOT DO

03:56

IT BY EXECUTIVE ORDER?

03:57

>> THE AMERICAN PEOPLE

03:58

DESERVE LEADERSHIP

03:59

THAT'S ABOUT FIXING

04:01

PROBLEMS, AND THAT'S

04:02

WHY HE'S GOING TO LOSE

04:03

IN NOVEMBER.

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WE HAVE A LOT OF WORK

04:04

TO BE DONE, BUT LET US

04:05

NOT NEGATE THE ROLE

04:06

AND RESPONSIBILITY OF

04:08

LEADERS IN CONGRESS.

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>> Reporter: ONE OF

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THE MOST DRAMATIC

04:11

MOMENTS, REPUBLICAN

04:12

MARJORIE TAYLOR GREENE

04:13

CHALLENGING THE

04:14

PRESIDENT TO SAY THE

04:15

NAME OF LAKEN RILEY, A

04:16

GEORGIA NURSING

04:20

STUDENT POLICE SAY WAS

04:21

MURDERED BY A

04:22

VENEZUELAN MIGRANT WHO

04:22

CROSSED INTO THE U.S.

04:23

ILLEGALLY.

04:24

>> SAY LAKEN RILEY.

04:27

SAY LAKEN RILEY.

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>> Reporter: THE

04:32

PRESIDENT THEN PICKING

04:33

UP A BUTTON GREEN GAVE

04:33

HIM.

04:36

>> LINCOLN RILEY, AN

04:37

INNOCENT YOUNG WOMAN

04:39

WHO WAS KILLED BY AN

04:40

ILLEGAL.

04:43

THAT'S RIGHT, BUT HOW

04:44

MANY THOUSANDS OF

04:45

PEOPLE BEING KILLED BY

04:46

ILLEGALS?

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TO HER PARENTS, I SAY,

04:51

MY HEART GOES OUT TO

04:56

YOU.

04:56

HAVING LOST CHILDREN

04:58

MYSELF, I UNDERSTAND.

04:59

>> Reporter: AFTER

05:00

MR. TRUMP THIS WEEK

05:01

CHALLENGED PRESIDENT

05:01

BIDEN TO DEBATE

05:02

ANYTIME, ANYWHERE,

05:03

ANYPLACE, THE

05:03

PRESIDENT TODAY WOULD

05:04

NOT COMMIT TO ONE.

05:05

>> IT DEPENDS ON HIS

05:06

BEHAVIOR.

05:06

>> Reporter: WE

05:07

PRESSED THE VICE

05:08

PRESIDENT.

05:08

>> I HAVEN'T TALKED TO

05:09

THE PRESIDENT ABOUT

05:10

THAT, BUT I'LL TELL

05:10

YOU SOMETHING, ON THE

05:11

ONE HAND, YOU'VE GOT

05:12

JOE BIDEN, SOMEONE WHO

05:13

IS COMPETENT, WHO IS

05:15

PRINCIPLED, AND ON THE

05:16

OTHER SIDE OF THAT

05:17

SPLIT SCREEN, YOU'VE

05:17

GOT THE FORMER

05:18

PRESIDENT WHO

05:19

GLORIFIES DICTATORS

05:19

AND HAS SAID HE'LL BE

05:20

A DICTATOR ON DAY ONE.

05:21

>> WILL YOU COMMIT TO

05:22

A DEBATE?

05:24

>> PETER, WE DISCUSSED

05:33

THE STATE OF THE

05:37

UNION, AND I'M JUST SO

05:38

EXCITED ABOUT WHAT WE

05:39

ACCOMPLISHED LAST

05:40

NIGHT IN OUR

05:41

PRESIDENT.

05:42

>> PETER, WHAT'S SOME

05:43

REACTION TO THE SPEECH

05:43

YOU'RE HEARING FROM

05:44

REPUBLICANS?

05:45

>> FORMER PRESIDENT

05:45

TRUMP WAS REACTING IN

05:46

REALTIME AND DESCRIBED

05:47

THE PRESIDENT'S

05:48

ADDRESS AS ANGRY AND

05:48

CRAZY, TOP REPUBLICANS

05:49

CALLING THE SPEECH

05:50

BOTH DIVISIVE AND

05:52

PARTISAN.

05:55

MEANWHILE, AS IT

05:56

RELATES TO PRESIDENT

06:00

BIDEN TONIGHT ALREADY

06:02

IN PHILADELPHIA, HE'S

06:03

GOING TO BE HITTING

06:04

FIVE SWING STATES IN

06:05

THE NEXT SEVEN DAYS.

06:05

>> ALL RIGHT, PETER

06:06

ALEXANDER, THANK YOU.

06:07

>>> AS PETER MENTIONED

06:08

SOME OF THE MOST

06:08

DRAMATIC MOMENTS IN

06:09

LAST NIGHT'S SPEECH

06:10

WERE ON IMMIGRATION

06:10

AND NOWHERE IS IT MORE

06:11

INTENT THAN IN TEXAS

06:12

WHERE THE GOVERNOR IS

06:13

IN A LEGAL BATTLE WITH

06:14

THE BIDEN

06:14

ADMINISTRATION.

06:15

HE SPOKE LATE TODAY

06:15

WITH OUR GABE

06:16

GUTIERREZ.

06:17

>> Reporter: AT THE

06:17

CENTER OF THE BORDER

06:18

BATTLING IS TEXAS

06:19

GOVERNOR GREG ABBOTT

06:20

REPEATEDLY TAKING ON

06:20

THE BIDEN

06:21

ADMINISTRATION, WHICH

06:22

HE SAYS CAUSED THE

06:22

CRISIS.

06:23

>> THERE'S A NUMBER

06:24

ONE ISSUE IN AMERICA

06:25

AND THAT'S SECURING

06:25

THE BORDER.

06:26

IT'S AN ISSUE ON WHICH

06:27

HE HAS FAILED.

06:27

>> Reporter: WE SPOKE

06:28

WITH HIM LATE TODAY IN

06:29

AUSTIN.

06:35

>> ON A SCALE OF ONE

06:40

TO TEN, HOW WOULD YOU

06:41

RATE PRESIDENT BIDEN'S

06:41

STATE OF THE UNION

06:42

ADDRESS?

06:43

>> I GIVE IT AN "F"

06:43

FOR FAILURE.

06:44

>> Reporter: HE

06:45

FIERCELY OPPOSES THE

06:45

BILL THAT BIDEN IS

06:46

CALLING OUT FOR

06:47

REPUBLICANS OF

06:48

KILLING.

06:48

>> WE CAN FIGHT ABOUT

06:49

THE BORDER OR FIX IT.

06:50

>> GOVERNOR, WHEN DID

06:50

COMPROMISE BECOME A

06:51

DIRTY WORD?

06:52

>> SO, COMPROMISE

06:52

SHOULD BE EFFECTIVE.

06:54

THE HOUSE HAS PASSED

06:55

AN EFFECTIVE BORDER

06:55

SECURITY PLAN.

06:56

IF JOE BIDEN REALLY

06:57

BELIEVES IN

06:57

COMPROMISE, HE WOULD

06:58

WORK WITH THE HOUSE

06:59

CHAMBER.

07:00

>> AND WORK WITH THE

07:00

REPUBLICANS IN THE

07:01

SENATE.

07:02

WHY NOT PASS THAT BILL

07:02

NOW?

07:03

>> BECAUSE THE SENATE

07:04

BILL CODIFIES ILLEGAL

07:05

IMMIGRATION AND

07:07

ACTUALLY PROMOTES EVEN

07:08

MORE ILLEGAL

07:09

IMMIGRATION.

07:10

>> Reporter: GOVERNOR

07:10

ABBOTT HAS GRABBED

07:11

HEADLINES WITH

07:12

CONTROVERSIAL MOVES

07:13

INCLUDING BUSING

07:13

MIGRANTS TO

07:15

DEMOCRAT-LED CITIES TO

07:16

RELIEVE OVERCROWDED

07:17

BORDER TOWNS.

07:19

NOW HE'S FORGING AHEAD

07:20

WITH COURT BATTLES

07:21

OVER BUOYS IN THE RIO

07:24

GRANZE, RAZOR WIRE IN

07:25

EAGLE PASS, AND A NEW

07:27

LAW WHICH WOULD ALLOW

07:28

LOCAL POLICE TO ARREST

07:29

MIGRANTS FOR ENTERING

07:30

TEXAS ILLEGALLY.

07:33

>> THE JUDGE RECENTLY

07:34

WROTE, SURGES IN

07:36

IMMIGRATION DO NOT

07:39

CONSTITUTE AN

07:40

INVASION.

07:41

ISN'T THAT WORD

07:41

INVASION DANGEROUS,

07:42

GOVERNOR?

07:43

>> THE WORD INVASION

07:44

IS THE WORD THAT IS

07:45

USED IN THE UNITED

07:45

STATES CONSTITUTION.

07:46

THESE ARE PEOPLE WHO

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ARE COMING ACROSS THE

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BORDER IN VIOLATION OF

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