Voted the entire program so far to covering what's happening in the Bahamas in the US. The rising death toll in the Bahamas. The relief efforts important facts about what's happening in the Bahamas and what people are facing right now We've devoted nearly all reporting this week in fact to the situation, the Bahamas as well as the concerns about the East Coast of the US. But for the next few minutes we're gonna talk about something that on the face of it is not important compared to what's going on It's a mistake The President made about the storm and its path It's important It isn't important compared to the loss of life and the devastation that we're seeing but to the President it Important and that's why we're talking about it It's so important in fact that he's focused on it repeatedly all week The President has produced charge and had White House staff work on statements. There's no way to know exactly how much time he's wasted focusing on this while the storm bears down the US. And while people in Bahamas are desperate for help now since the first of September other than retweeting hurricane Center updates, he's tweeted directly just twice about the Bahamas By contrast today alone he sent five of his own tweets and retweet about him Claim on Sunday that quote Alabama will most likely be hit much harder than anticipated Just minutes later the National Weather Service in Birmingham corrected him saying quote Alabama will not see any impacts from Dorian We repeat no impacts from Hurricane Dorian will be felt across Alabama that was Sunday Sunday morning so that's where you would hope this whole thing would have ended a totally inconsequential mistake in the face of a potentially killer storm in the US and a killer storm for a fact in the Bahamas that tweet was on Sunday but then the storm path has shifted so much that anyone watching knew it was not gonna hit Alabama quote much harder than anticipated as the President tweeted But the President can't stand being wrong We know this he can't stand me corrected, so instead of just forgetting about it he has continually focused on this and has kept tweeting about how right he was and yesterday he went beyond even that We thought we'd give you a update on the hurricane. We got lucky in Florida very very lucky indeed we had actually our original chart was that it was going to be hit hitting Florida directly. Maybe I could just see that Kevin it was going to be hitting directly and that would have affected a lot of other States but that was the original chart and you see it was going to hit not only Florida but Georgia could've was going towards the Gulf That was what we what was originally And it took a right turn and ultimately hopefully we're gonna be lucky. It depends on what happens with South Carolina North Carolina But it's heading up. The Coast of Florida was graced mostly wind and we're gonna have a report on that so that map he's still remember by the way he started out saying that this is an update on the storm but he's talking about you know a tweet He sent out on the the projection from a week or six days before that So that map he held up is a projection of multiple paths that Dorian might take a projection from last Thursday and yes, someone has used a black Sharpie to draw on Alabama as you see right there an additional projection not sure where that came from who drew it that we know the President uses a black Sharpie It's not part of the projected path of the storm and again all of these what you're saying that's from Thursday as you know hurricane paths are updated every few hours they changed drastically sometimes by Sunday Raise that false alarm about Alabama the storm track has shifted even further East even farther away from the state The White House claimed the President was being updated hourly but he seemed to think on Sunday that Alabama was gonna get hit harder than anyone thought this morning He is still tweeting about that to prove that he was right on Sunday when she wasn't quote Alabama is gonna be hit or grazed and then Hurricane Dorian took a different path up along the East Coast Yeah, it did It took a different path from Thursday The paths changed but on Sunday the President still fought is gonna hit He continued this evening when he tweeted out four charts that he seemed to think proves his point except as you can see on a single one of them refers to hurricane force winds and again they're from Thursday not Sunday when he sent his tweet about Alabama a lot changes in hurricane as we all know then late today, President Trump personally directed his homeland security There's a lot of important things to do for you know Homeland Security rear Admiral Peter Brown to issue a statement and while it appears intended to back up the President's claim that he was not mistaken on Sunday about Alabama the wording of it is actually very careful. It refers to the briefing on Sunday at about 1230 when the President said this I will say the state and it may get a little piece of a great place It's called Alabama and Alabama could even be in for at least some very strong winds and something more than that. It could be okay so now very strong winds, he said In Alabama this is Saturday 1230 or even something more than that he said Wow possible you know something more than that So in today's statement Admiral Brown says and I quote the President's comments were based on that morning Hurricane Dorian briefing which included the possibility of tropical storm force winds in southeastern Alabama You'll notice, he says About something more than that as the President said they're much less that Alabama could is. The President tweeted just hours before quote be hit much harder than anticipated So Indiana addition to that scene is also learned that late today, the President called Fox News White House correspondent John Roberts into the Oval Office to argue his case shortly after average did a live shot debunking the President's clams So this is how the Commander-in-chief spent a good part of the day with the death toll climbing the Bahamas Coast Guard men and women risking their lives right now. In this moment in the Carolinas, The Bahamas good people everywhere Donate Applies and money and expertise and so many others wondering how they too can help but they can do President United States spending time making sure no one ever forgets about the one thing in this entire terrible episode that simply doesn't matter and yes we are wasting time talking about it but it's what the President of United States is wasting him to his time thinking about and talking about and that's why we're talking about it because the President is wasting his time focused on this and talking about it and having his staff run around and make statements not to It doesn't matter to anyone but himself President Trump has made himself the 'I' of the storm - Anderson Cooper | Facebook, President Trump has made himself the 'I' of the storm - Anderson Cooper, 863267344073991, Download Facebook video and save them to your devices to play anytime for free"> Voted the entire program so far to covering what's happening in the Bahamas in the US. The rising death toll in the Bahamas. The relief efforts important facts about what's happening in the Bahamas and what people are facing right now We've devoted nearly all reporting this week in fact to the situation, the Bahamas as well as the concerns about the East Coast of the US. But for the next few minutes we're gonna talk about something that on the face of it is not important compared to what's going on It's a mistake The President made about the storm and its path It's important It isn't important compared to the loss of life and the devastation that we're seeing but to the President it Important and that's why we're talking about it It's so important in fact that he's focused on it repeatedly all week The President has produced charge and had White House staff work on statements. There's no way to know exactly how much time he's wasted focusing on this while the storm bears down the US. And while people in Bahamas are desperate for help now since the first of September other than retweeting hurricane Center updates, he's tweeted directly just twice about the Bahamas By contrast today alone he sent five of his own tweets and retweet about him Claim on Sunday that quote Alabama will most likely be hit much harder than anticipated Just minutes later the National Weather Service in Birmingham corrected him saying quote Alabama will not see any impacts from Dorian We repeat no impacts from Hurricane Dorian will be felt across Alabama that was Sunday Sunday morning so that's where you would hope this whole thing would have ended a totally inconsequential mistake in the face of a potentially killer storm in the US and a killer storm for a fact in the Bahamas that tweet was on Sunday but then the storm path has shifted so much that anyone watching knew it was not gonna hit Alabama quote much harder than anticipated as the President tweeted But the President can't stand being wrong We know this he can't stand me corrected, so instead of just forgetting about it he has continually focused on this and has kept tweeting about how right he was and yesterday he went beyond even that We thought we'd give you a update on the hurricane. We got lucky in Florida very very lucky indeed we had actually our original chart was that it was going to be hit hitting Florida directly. Maybe I could just see that Kevin it was going to be hitting directly and that would have affected a lot of other States but that was the original chart and you see it was going to hit not only Florida but Georgia could've was going towards the Gulf That was what we what was originally And it took a right turn and ultimately hopefully we're gonna be lucky. It depends on what happens with South Carolina North Carolina But it's heading up. The Coast of Florida was graced mostly wind and we're gonna have a report on that so that map he's still remember by the way he started out saying that this is an update on the storm but he's talking about you know a tweet He sent out on the the projection from a week or six days before that So that map he held up is a projection of multiple paths that Dorian might take a projection from last Thursday and yes, someone has used a black Sharpie to draw on Alabama as you see right there an additional projection not sure where that came from who drew it that we know the President uses a black Sharpie It's not part of the projected path of the storm and again all of these what you're saying that's from Thursday as you know hurricane paths are updated every few hours they changed drastically sometimes by Sunday Raise that false alarm about Alabama the storm track has shifted even further East even farther away from the state The White House claimed the President was being updated hourly but he seemed to think on Sunday that Alabama was gonna get hit harder than anyone thought this morning He is still tweeting about that to prove that he was right on Sunday when she wasn't quote Alabama is gonna be hit or grazed and then Hurricane Dorian took a different path up along the East Coast Yeah, it did It took a different path from Thursday The paths changed but on Sunday the President still fought is gonna hit He continued this evening when he tweeted out four charts that he seemed to think proves his point except as you can see on a single one of them refers to hurricane force winds and again they're from Thursday not Sunday when he sent his tweet about Alabama a lot changes in hurricane as we all know then late today, President Trump personally directed his homeland security There's a lot of important things to do for you know Homeland Security rear Admiral Peter Brown to issue a statement and while it appears intended to back up the President's claim that he was not mistaken on Sunday about Alabama the wording of it is actually very careful. It refers to the briefing on Sunday at about 1230 when the President said this I will say the state and it may get a little piece of a great place It's called Alabama and Alabama could even be in for at least some very strong winds and something more than that. It could be okay so now very strong winds, he said In Alabama this is Saturday 1230 or even something more than that he said Wow possible you know something more than that So in today's statement Admiral Brown says and I quote the President's comments were based on that morning Hurricane Dorian briefing which included the possibility of tropical storm force winds in southeastern Alabama You'll notice, he says About something more than that as the President said they're much less that Alabama could is. The President tweeted just hours before quote be hit much harder than anticipated So Indiana addition to that scene is also learned that late today, the President called Fox News White House correspondent John Roberts into the Oval Office to argue his case shortly after average did a live shot debunking the President's clams So this is how the Commander-in-chief spent a good part of the day with the death toll climbing the Bahamas Coast Guard men and women risking their lives right now. In this moment in the Carolinas, The Bahamas good people everywhere Donate Applies and money and expertise and so many others wondering how they too can help but they can do President United States spending time making sure no one ever forgets about the one thing in this entire terrible episode that simply doesn't matter and yes we are wasting time talking about it but it's what the President of United States is wasting him to his time thinking about and talking about and that's why we're talking about it because the President is wasting his time focused on this and talking about it and having his staff run around and make statements not to It doesn't matter to anyone but himself"> Voted the entire program so far to covering what's happening in the Bahamas in the US. The rising death toll in the Bahamas. The relief efforts important facts about what's happening in the Bahamas and what people are facing right now We've devoted nearly all reporting this week in fact to the situation, the Bahamas as well as the concerns about the East Coast of the US. But for the next few minutes we're gonna talk about something that on the face of it is not important compared to what's going on It's a mistake The President made about the storm and its path It's important It isn't important compared to the loss of life and the devastation that we're seeing but to the President it Important and that's why we're talking about it It's so important in fact that he's focused on it repeatedly all week The President has produced charge and had White House staff work on statements. There's no way to know exactly how much time he's wasted focusing on this while the storm bears down the US. And while people in Bahamas are desperate for help now since the first of September other than retweeting hurricane Center updates, he's tweeted directly just twice about the Bahamas By contrast today alone he sent five of his own tweets and retweet about him Claim on Sunday that quote Alabama will most likely be hit much harder than anticipated Just minutes later the National Weather Service in Birmingham corrected him saying quote Alabama will not see any impacts from Dorian We repeat no impacts from Hurricane Dorian will be felt across Alabama that was Sunday Sunday morning so that's where you would hope this whole thing would have ended a totally inconsequential mistake in the face of a potentially killer storm in the US and a killer storm for a fact in the Bahamas that tweet was on Sunday but then the storm path has shifted so much that anyone watching knew it was not gonna hit Alabama quote much harder than anticipated as the President tweeted But the President can't stand being wrong We know this he can't stand me corrected, so instead of just forgetting about it he has continually focused on this and has kept tweeting about how right he was and yesterday he went beyond even that We thought we'd give you a update on the hurricane. We got lucky in Florida very very lucky indeed we had actually our original chart was that it was going to be hit hitting Florida directly. Maybe I could just see that Kevin it was going to be hitting directly and that would have affected a lot of other States but that was the original chart and you see it was going to hit not only Florida but Georgia could've was going towards the Gulf That was what we what was originally And it took a right turn and ultimately hopefully we're gonna be lucky. It depends on what happens with South Carolina North Carolina But it's heading up. The Coast of Florida was graced mostly wind and we're gonna have a report on that so that map he's still remember by the way he started out saying that this is an update on the storm but he's talking about you know a tweet He sent out on the the projection from a week or six days before that So that map he held up is a projection of multiple paths that Dorian might take a projection from last Thursday and yes, someone has used a black Sharpie to draw on Alabama as you see right there an additional projection not sure where that came from who drew it that we know the President uses a black Sharpie It's not part of the projected path of the storm and again all of these what you're saying that's from Thursday as you know hurricane paths are updated every few hours they changed drastically sometimes by Sunday Raise that false alarm about Alabama the storm track has shifted even further East even farther away from the state The White House claimed the President was being updated hourly but he seemed to think on Sunday that Alabama was gonna get hit harder than anyone thought this morning He is still tweeting about that to prove that he was right on Sunday when she wasn't quote Alabama is gonna be hit or grazed and then Hurricane Dorian took a different path up along the East Coast Yeah, it did It took a different path from Thursday The paths changed but on Sunday the President still fought is gonna hit He continued this evening when he tweeted out four charts that he seemed to think proves his point except as you can see on a single one of them refers to hurricane force winds and again they're from Thursday not Sunday when he sent his tweet about Alabama a lot changes in hurricane as we all know then late today, President Trump personally directed his homeland security There's a lot of important things to do for you know Homeland Security rear Admiral Peter Brown to issue a statement and while it appears intended to back up the President's claim that he was not mistaken on Sunday about Alabama the wording of it is actually very careful. It refers to the briefing on Sunday at about 1230 when the President said this I will say the state and it may get a little piece of a great place It's called Alabama and Alabama could even be in for at least some very strong winds and something more than that. It could be okay so now very strong winds, he said In Alabama this is Saturday 1230 or even something more than that he said Wow possible you know something more than that So in today's statement Admiral Brown says and I quote the President's comments were based on that morning Hurricane Dorian briefing which included the possibility of tropical storm force winds in southeastern Alabama You'll notice, he says About something more than that as the President said they're much less that Alabama could is. The President tweeted just hours before quote be hit much harder than anticipated So Indiana addition to that scene is also learned that late today, the President called Fox News White House correspondent John Roberts into the Oval Office to argue his case shortly after average did a live shot debunking the President's clams So this is how the Commander-in-chief spent a good part of the day with the death toll climbing the Bahamas Coast Guard men and women risking their lives right now. In this moment in the Carolinas, The Bahamas good people everywhere Donate Applies and money and expertise and so many others wondering how they too can help but they can do President United States spending time making sure no one ever forgets about the one thing in this entire terrible episode that simply doesn't matter and yes we are wasting time talking about it but it's what the President of United States is wasting him to his time thinking about and talking about and that's why we're talking about it because the President is wasting his time focused on this and talking about it and having his staff run around and make statements not to It doesn't matter to anyone but himself" />

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Voted the entire program so far to covering what's happening in the Bahamas in the US. The rising death toll in the Bahamas. The relief efforts important facts about what's happening in the Bahamas and what people are facing right now We've devoted nearly all reporting this week in fact to the situation, the Bahamas as well as the concerns about the East Coast of the US. But for the next few minutes we're gonna talk about something that on the face of it is not important compared to what's going on It's a mistake The President made about the storm and its path It's important It isn't important compared to the loss of life and the devastation that we're seeing but to the President it Important and that's why we're talking about it It's so important in fact that he's focused on it repeatedly all week The President has produced charge and had White House staff work on statements. There's no way to know exactly how much time he's wasted focusing on this while the storm bears down the US. And while people in Bahamas are desperate for help now since the first of September other than retweeting hurricane Center updates, he's tweeted directly just twice about the Bahamas By contrast today alone he sent five of his own tweets and retweet about him Claim on Sunday that quote Alabama will most likely be hit much harder than anticipated Just minutes later the National Weather Service in Birmingham corrected him saying quote Alabama will not see any impacts from Dorian We repeat no impacts from Hurricane Dorian will be felt across Alabama that was Sunday Sunday morning so that's where you would hope this whole thing would have ended a totally inconsequential mistake in the face of a potentially killer storm in the US and a killer storm for a fact in the Bahamas that tweet was on Sunday but then the storm path has shifted so much that anyone watching knew it was not gonna hit Alabama quote much harder than anticipated as the President tweeted But the President can't stand being wrong We know this he can't stand me corrected, so instead of just forgetting about it he has continually focused on this and has kept tweeting about how right he was and yesterday he went beyond even that We thought we'd give you a update on the hurricane. We got lucky in Florida very very lucky indeed we had actually our original chart was that it was going to be hit hitting Florida directly. Maybe I could just see that Kevin it was going to be hitting directly and that would have affected a lot of other States but that was the original chart and you see it was going to hit not only Florida but Georgia could've was going towards the Gulf That was what we what was originally And it took a right turn and ultimately hopefully we're gonna be lucky. It depends on what happens with South Carolina North Carolina But it's heading up. The Coast of Florida was graced mostly wind and we're gonna have a report on that so that map he's still remember by the way he started out saying that this is an update on the storm but he's talking about you know a tweet He sent out on the the projection from a week or six days before that So that map he held up is a projection of multiple paths that Dorian might take a projection from last Thursday and yes, someone has used a black Sharpie to draw on Alabama as you see right there an additional projection not sure where that came from who drew it that we know the President uses a black Sharpie It's not part of the projected path of the storm and again all of these what you're saying that's from Thursday as you know hurricane paths are updated every few hours they changed drastically sometimes by Sunday Raise that false alarm about Alabama the storm track has shifted even further East even farther away from the state The White House claimed the President was being updated hourly but he seemed to think on Sunday that Alabama was gonna get hit harder than anyone thought this morning He is still tweeting about that to prove that he was right on Sunday when she wasn't quote Alabama is gonna be hit or grazed and then Hurricane Dorian took a different path up along the East Coast Yeah, it did It took a different path from Thursday The paths changed but on Sunday the President still fought is gonna hit He continued this evening when he tweeted out four charts that he seemed to think proves his point except as you can see on a single one of them refers to hurricane force winds and again they're from Thursday not Sunday when he sent his tweet about Alabama a lot changes in hurricane as we all know then late today, President Trump personally directed his homeland security There's a lot of important things to do for you know Homeland Security rear Admiral Peter Brown to issue a statement and while it appears intended to back up the President's claim that he was not mistaken on Sunday about Alabama the wording of it is actually very careful. It refers to the briefing on Sunday at about 1230 when the President said this I will say the state and it may get a little piece of a great place It's called Alabama and Alabama could even be in for at least some very strong winds and something more than that. It could be okay so now very strong winds, he said In Alabama this is Saturday 1230 or even something more than that he said Wow possible you know something more than that So in today's statement Admiral Brown says and I quote the President's comments were based on that morning Hurricane Dorian briefing which included the possibility of tropical storm force winds in southeastern Alabama You'll notice, he says About something more than that as the President said they're much less that Alabama could is. The President tweeted just hours before quote be hit much harder than anticipated So Indiana addition to that scene is also learned that late today, the President called Fox News White House correspondent John Roberts into the Oval Office to argue his case shortly after average did a live shot debunking the President's clams So this is how the Commander-in-chief spent a good part of the day with the death toll climbing the Bahamas Coast Guard men and women risking their lives right now. In this moment in the Carolinas, The Bahamas good people everywhere Donate Applies and money and expertise and so many others wondering how they too can help but they can do President United States spending time making sure no one ever forgets about the one thing in this entire terrible episode that simply doesn't matter and yes we are wasting time talking about it but it's what the President of United States is wasting him to his time thinking about and talking about and that's why we're talking about it because the President is wasting his time focused on this and talking about it and having his staff run around and make statements not to It doesn't matter to anyone but himself

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