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California Wildfire: Authorities Discover Possible Human Remains; Pride 2016: Millions to March in Pride Parades; Conservative Icon Ditches GOP Over Trump; John Kerry to Travel to Belgium, then UK; Group Plans to Protest Democrat Convention; Corker to Trump: Stop the "Slurs and Innuendo"; Supreme Court to Rule on Texas Abortion Case; Markets React to Brexit Vote; Messy EU Divorce Triggers Security Concerns. Aired 7-8a ET
Aired June 26, 2016 - 07:00 ET
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[07:00:00] CHRISTI PAUL, CNN ANCHOR: Oh, my goodness.
All right. Andy, thank you so much.
ANDY SCHOLES, CNN SPORTS CORRESPONDENT: You're welcome.
PAUL: And thank you for starting your morning with us.
VICTOR BLACKWELL, CNN ANCHOR: We've got much more in the next hour of your NEW DAY. It starts right now.
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UNIDENTIFIED MALE: We have structures that are completely demolished. There is nothing left. There's just ash.
UNIDENTIFIED MALE: It's all gone.
UNIDENTIFIED MALE: Since Thursday, the rising waters have taken out bridges, dislodged barges and swept away homes.
UNIDENTIFIED MALE: We were in extreme dangerous.
UNIDENTIFIED FEMALE: Disaster relief is on its way and residents tell us they need relief.
UNIDENTIFIED FEMALE: He spent part of the visit working on his vice- presidential process.
DONALD TRUMP (R), PRESUMPTIVE PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE: I will tell you one thing, I'm getting calls from a lot of people and they want it.
UNIDENTIFIED FEMALE: It seems to be dismay and disbelief. Yes, the economy is going on a little bit of a roller coaster ride, so let's hold on tight and don't panic.
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PAUL: It is always good to share our morning with you. Thank you for being here. I'm Christi Paul.
BLACKWELL: I'm Victor Blackwell. Good to be with you this Sunday.
We're following new developments in a deadly massive wildfire in southern California. Right now, authorities are working to confirm a possible third death in the Erskine Fire. Officials are working to confirm if suspicious bones found in a charred out home last week are actually human remains.
PAUL: Now, take a look at these flames. We know they burned at least 150 homes and those homes are ashes, more than 1,000 others are in danger right now of being destroyed.
Jennifer Castro, with our affiliate KCAL, talked to people who lost everything in one of the hardest hit neighborhoods there.
PETER TILLEY, HOMEOWNER: Sandblaster and --
JENNIFER CASTRO, KCAL: For Michael Tilley and his father Pete, a few pans and knives are all that made it. The two tried to hide their pain.
P. TILLEY: I'm okay. I'll manage.
MICHAEL TILLEY, HOMEOWNER: So, we get to start over, whatever we can do. We just keep our hopes up and keep going.
CASTRO: Theirs is one of 150 homes that burned to the ground. Two lives have been lost in this nearby town. The fire started Thursday night, huge flames ripping through properties.
Tonight, there is no containment.
UNIDENTIFIED MALE: The look of devastation on these people's face, lady sitting over there with oxygen tanks. I've lost everything. All I got is what I got on.
CASTRO: At the nearby elementary school, more than 100 people wait to return to whatever is left. Most aren't expecting much.
UNIDENTIFIED FEMALE: We couldn't get anything. It hit the top of the ridge, we saw it, and within 20 minutes, it was here. Our house is on fire.
UNIDENTIFIED MALE: It's just unbelievable. I've never seen this much damage from a fire up here.
PAUL: Thank you to Jennifer Castro with our affiliate KCAL there.
California's governor has declared a state of emergency, but in the meantime, hundreds of people have been evacuated and authorities are worried that some people may be trapped. There are teams we know combing the area with cadaver dogs searching for possible victims.
BLACKWELL: Well, from a community that's had enough rain to one that's had far too much, let's go to West Virginia, now trying to recovering from the deadliest flash flooding victim this country has seen since 2010. Twenty-four people, including two children, died when as much as ten inches of heavy rain overflowed creeks and rivers. This video, look at this, coming to us overnight, showing the devastation survivors are left with.
I mean, all of this has to be thrown out. President Obama has declared West Virginia a federal disaster zone.
Our Scott McLean is in Clendenin, West Virginia, with a look at the state's recovery.
SCOTT MCLEAN, CNN CORRESPONDENT: Well, it is not an exaggeration to say that this is a likely a once-in-a-lifetime flood. The chance of this happening on any given year, just 1 in 1,000, and you can see why.
Just look what the floodwaters did to this Dairy Queen, actually destroying it. You can still see the high water mark on the wall of this bank. We've seen overturned cars, benches stuck in trees, and there is mud absolutely everywhere.
The lights are actually still out for tens of thousands of people in West Virginia, but that is truly the least of their worries at this point.
(voice-over): It took hours for the Elk River to turn this small town into a big mess. It will take much longer to clean it up. Flooding not seen since records have been kept, swelled some rivers more than 30 feet, tearing through homes and businesses, and ultimately killing more than 20 people.
DAVID ROSS, CLENDENIN RESIDENT: We were in extreme danger, and all I could do was just to get my fami1y to the second floor, and hope that the foundation and structure of this house was strong enough to withstand the storm.
MCLEAN: Now, it's all about the clean up, with help from friends, family, neighbors, people are sorting through what can be salvaged and what cannot.
[07:05:01] This area has seen flooding before but nothing quite like this.
UNIDENTIFIED FEMALE: Inside the house is destroyed, the basement of the house is all destroyed.
MCLEAN: Ordinary West Virginians are also stepping up, donating clothes, cleaning supplies and water.
UNIDENTIFIED MALE: I've seen what the floods can do, I and I wanted to come down and make sure everyone w taken care of.
MCLEAN: The National Guard has been activated, and federal disaster assistance is on the way for oh the hardest hit areas, including Green Briar County, where golfer Bubba Watson took this video. The tournament was scheduled to host in less than two weeks has been canceled.
(on camera): Now, the high water started receding yesterday, but officials are telling people to watch out for any flood debris, as well as downed trees or power lines.
Reporting in Clendenin, West Virginia, I'm Scott McLean.
PAUL: All right. Scott, thank you.
And new this morning, three people are dead after a 22-foot boat capsized off Catalina Island. Four of the boaters survived and in the hospital in critical condition, but a witness who saw the incident says it was terrifying.
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CAPT. GREG OBYMAKO, PACIFIC QUEST: They were in the water. There were four people clinging to the hull of the boat and apparently there were people under the hull of the vote. It is not everyday you see people up floating trying to swim and they go under and disappear. It is not something pretty.
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PAUL: Police are obviously investigating that incident.
BLACKWELL: We're following breaking news. This is coming to us out of Iraq this morning. We've got new images coming in from Fallujah. The video from Iraqi federal police, and it shows forces battling ISIS militants in the last neighborhood under ISIS control.
Now, an Iraqi military commander announced just a short time ago that the battle to liberate Fallujah is now over. CNN has not yet independently verified the claims that all the fighting in and around the city has ended, but look at this. You're seeing the fighting happening here. The commander also said that more than 1,800 terrorists were killed in that process. We'll continue to watch that from Fallujah.
Now, in just a few hours, millions of people will march in parades across the country in the annual LGBT pride parades this weekend. But this year, security is very tight. Of course, after the attack on a nightclub in Orlando earlier this month.
CNN's Chris Welch is live from New York for us.
Chris, tell us about the parades. We understand there will be special tributes planned for the Orlando victims today. CHRIS WELCH, CNN CORRESPONDENT: Yes, that's right, Victor. Obviously
New York City pride, one of the largest pride celebrations in the world.
This parade steps off at noon here eastern time on fifth avenue, and marches down to we're standing in front of the Stonewall inn, but before all the celebrating, before the festivities begin today, we do expect parade organizers to honor the 49 victims who lost their lives in the Orlando pulse nightclub attack, we expect them to read their names.
We also know that Barbara Poma, the owner of pulse nightclub is expected to be on the lead float here in the parade today. She'll be marching. People will 49 orange flags, orange flags signifying Orlando. They will be leading the parade today.
But, obviously, as you mentioned, crowds expected to be huge here. Security and police presence will be tight. They are out in force. The mayor has assured the city that police have been increased. Their numbers have increased from last year. We know last year there were over 1.6 million spectators. This year, we expect even more than that.
BLACKWELL: Chris, there was a pride parade in London yesterday. I want you to share with our viewers this emotional moment that we saw.
WELCH: Yes, this was a great moment, Victor. We saw yesterday an officer from the metropolitan police service in London, of course, yesterday, London held its pride celebrations and its parade. We saw that officer step away, break rank, walk over to barricades, just like where I'm standing, and get down on one knee, propose to his boyfriend, presumably, it looked like he said yes, a touching moment, a happy moment.
Obviously, the world needs happier moments like this, especially in the wake of what happened in Orlando two weeks ago. Maybe we'll see something like that today.
BLACKWELL: All right. Chris Welch for us there in New York -- Chris, thanks so much.
New documents released on the Orlando nightclub shooting, police described the terrible moments when the gunman killed 49 people. And here's what they say, an Orange County sheriff's officer, Raymond Turrila (ph) said, "The scene was chaotic as many of the victims had gunshot wounds and some who had been carried over appeared to be dead".
Officer Gustavo Pecoriello (ph), "I observed individuals running out of the club covered in blood with gunshot wounds and many more in the parking lot also with gunshot wounds."
[07:10:03] Another officer, "Upon arrival, I observed numerous subjects running from the club in panic. I observed several subjects lying on the ground near the club that appeared to have been injured by gunfire." The first accounts as officers arrived there on that scene. We're
seeing as the investigation continues, and we're seeing some of the reports from officers there at Pulse nightclub.
PAUL: Coming out of it, yeah, okay.
Some other big news in politics this morning as well. A conservative stalwart says see you later, Republican Party. Which major player in GOP politics is ditching them and blaming Donald Trump?
BLACKWELL: And political turmoil gripping the U.K. in the wake of leaving the European Union. The prime minister is resigning. Now, more political leaders are following.
PAUL: All right, let's talk politics together here, shall we?
Hillary Clinton pitching her message to America's mayors today. She'll be speaking later this afternoon at a conference in Indianapolis. She's also hoping she can raise campaign cash with a cast of "Hamilton". Her campaign is hosting a fund-raiser next month that could bring inasmuch as $3.5 million.
In the meantime, Donald Trump seems to be taking a break today. He is back in New York after his trip to Scotland where he says his V.P. spot is the hottest ticket in town.
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TRUMP: Coming along good. I have a lot of people that want it. I'll tell you one thing, I'm getting a lot of calls from a lot of people, and they want it. The only people that say they don't want it are the people that were never asked.
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BLACKWELL: Now, there are some who really don't want to be apart of the Trump train or on it at all. A conservative icon, George Will, says he is ditching the party, not just Trump but leaving the Republican Party and offering some grim advice for his party colleagues, "Make sure he loses," Will says, "and grit your teeth."
CNN politics reporter Tom LoBianco is following this story for us.
He is not just skipping the convention, he's not one of these, I'll support but endorse, or I won't support at all. He is leaving the party altogether. Give us the context.
TOM LOBIANCO, CNN POLITICS REPORTER: Well, that was a big, big statement there from George Will. You know, this is really important, because Will in a lot of ways has been seen as a king maker behind the scenes for establishment Republicans.
I remember back in 2012, when he was really pushing Mitch Daniels, the former governor of Indiana, to make a run. So, this isn't just a columnist making a statement. This a thought leader making this statement.
What is important here is that he is also leaving the party entirely. What he is saying is that wait four years. OK, well, on the assumption Trump does not win in November, he thinks they can pick it back up and rebuild from the ashes.
This is a big internal battle inside the Republican Party right now. Do you wait, do you try to hold the White House now or do you battle for the soul of the party out longer than that, out longer than November.
BLACKWELL: So, Will is not the only person who is separating him or herself from Trump. We know that GOP rising star, Congresswoman, Mia Love, has said she will not attend the convention in July. She had a prime time speaking spot in 2012, but she tells "The Salt Lake Tribune", quote, I don't see any upsides to it.
LOBIANCO: This is of the most surreal elections we've ever seen -- seeing lawmakers, young rising stars inside the party saying that there is no upside to attending the convention. I mean, and she is hardly the only one. What's important here, though, is that she was given that prime time speaking slot in 2012, because that's how the Republican Party wants to present itself.
They want to show some diversity, some youth, when they did the autopsy after the 2012 election, this is -- those are two of the big takeaways. They needed to expand out to new groups. When you have star like Mia Love saying she wants nothing to do with it, it is terrible. It doesn't look good right now.
BLACKWELL: This came right after former Trump advisor, Michael Caputo mentioned her as a possible V.P. for Trump.
I wonder, when we first heard of these Republican leader across the country, Ben Sasse, Senator Lindsey Graham, early on, who were skipping the convention, not full throated offering that endorsement, the question was about what's the backlash for them.
Are we beyond that now with there being so many?
LOBIANCO: Well, what's interesting is you have to look at how the candidates performed at each state. I think for Love, there is probably not too much of a backlash, because Utah went very strongly for Ted Cruz. You probably recall that Mitt Romney came out and he said, please vote for Ted Cruz and the Mormon community not a fan of Donald Trump. So, she is probably making the right decision politically based on the demographics of Utah.
In states like Ohio, you know, other swing states, it's not as easy a call as that. What's interesting is that one of the people who is going to the convention, Utah senator, Mike Lee, is a big supporter of Ted Cruz.
BLACKWELL: Yes, we'll also see in states that aren't swing states, like Arizona, where Senator McCain is in tough reelection fight. He is walking a very thin line, not going to the convention, not endorsing Trump, of course, but we're still going to see how this impacts his race.
Tom LoBianco, thanks so much.
LOBIANCO: Thank you.
PAUL: Well, millions of U.K. residents say they want a new vote on whether to leave the European Union.
Diana Magnay is in London, outside the British parliament, and she is talking about serious political chaos there this morning.
DIANA MAGNAY, CNN CORRESPONDENT: Just when you thought British politics could not get more dramatic. It just did. An extraordinary Sunday morning. I'll tell you why in just a few minutes.
[07:22:33] PAUL: Twenty-two minutes past the hour.
And breaking news for you: just confirmed a few minutes ago. Secretary of State John Kerry will travel to Belgium tomorrow to meet with officials from the European Union, discussing their split with the European Union. Later that day, he will then go to London and meet with officials there.
In the meantime, more than 3 million people now in the U.K. say they want another shot. They're signing an on lean petition calling for a new vote on whether to leave the European Union. Thousands more are signing up every hour it seems.
This while the political turmoil is just beginning in the U.K., after the prime minister says he will resign. Many want the leader of the main opposition party to do the same.
CNN correspondent Diana Magnay is joining us live from London.
But, Diana, I feel like I need a map for you to walks through all people that they want to resign, who has already resigned, and what this means for the government.
MAGNAY: Well, Christi, I mean, it is all moving so fast here. Midnight last night, the head of the Labour Party, the opposition Labour Party, Jeremy Corbyn, had a telephone call with his foreign secretary who told him that he lost confidence in his leadership, whereupon Jeremy Corbyn dismissed him.
Now, earlier this morning, a few hours ago, another member of the shadow cabinet resigned, saying she didn't have any confidence in Jeremy Corbyn, and we're expecting other Labour senior figures to do the same.
So, not only David Cameron's days numbered, but so are those of the opposition labor leadership, quite possibly. It really is a political vacuum here in Westminster. In fact, the only person who seems to be clinging on firmly to her post is Nicolas Sturgeon, the first minister of Scotland, she has, in fact, made a bold claim earlier this morning, just now, that the Scottish parliament could possibly veto an U.K. exit from the E.U.
So, it has been a very interesting Sunday morning.
PAUL: All righty. Diana Magnay, appreciate the update. Thank you so much.
BLACKWELL: We'll talk to a leader of a group planning to protest at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia. Why she says some Democrats should deregister.
PAUL: Plus, the Supreme Court may rule on an historic case tomorrow.
[07:25:03] It could change women's access to abortions in the country. We'll talk about it.
PAUL: Early Sunday morning, but glad to have you with us here. I'm Christi Paul.
BLACKWELL: I'm Victor Blackwell. Good to be with you.
New developments in a deadly massive wildfire in southern California. The Erskine Fire has killed two people and right now, authorities are working to confirm a possible third death.
PAUL: The officials discovered what they're calling suspicious bones in a charred out home as well. They're looking to see if they are indeed human remains, but rampant flames have burned at least 150 homes, more than 1,000 others are in danger of being destroyed.
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FRED COLEMAN, HOMEOWNER: The look of devastation is on these people's face, a lady sitting there with oxygen tanks. Everybody has lot, I've lost everything. All I've got is what I've got on.
UNIDENTIFIED MALE: It's just unbelievable. I've never seen this much damage from a fire up here.
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PAUL: In the meantime, hundreds of people have been evacuated, but authorities are worried some may be trapped. Now, there are teams combing the area with cadaver dogs, searching for possible victims and California's governor declared a state of emergency.
BLACKWELL: You see here, the plumes of smoke that filled the skies, more than 800 firefighters fought through the flames last night. But firefighter say, at this point, they don't have it under control. No containment.
And look at this picture. The smoke, the flames here, ashes surrounding the flag. Just more of the scenes firefighters have to fight through in order to contain the Erskine Fire.
We're about three weeks out from the Democratic National Convention, where Hillary Clinton is expected to officially be nominated as the Democratic candidate for president.
[07:30:03] But one group says it plans to attend in support of Bernie Sanders, who recently had this to say about his role in the race.
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SEN. BERNIE SANDERS (I-VT), DEMOCRATIC PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE: It doesn't appear I'm going to be the nominee, so I'm not going to be determining the scope of the convention.
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BLACKWELL: Let's talk about it now. We're joined by the founder of a group who says it will peacefully protest at the Democratic National Convention, Laurie Cestnik.
Good to have you, Laurie.
LAURIE CESTNIK, FOUNDER, OCCUPY DNC CONVENTION: Hi, Victor. Hi. Good morning.
BLACKWELL: So, tell us. Bernie Sanders has conceded that the math isn't behind him. He says that in all likelihood, he will vote for Hillary Clinton.
What is your goal after hearing that from Senator Sanders?
CESTNIK: Well, he didn't exactly say the math wasn't behind him. Nor did he say he would support Hillary Clinton.
BLACKWELL: Let me give you a quote here, just to be clear.
BLACKWELL: He said on NEW DAY on June 24th, I don't have the votes to become the Democratic nominee. You know that. I know that. We're good at arithmetic.
So, let's just put that on the record. Go ahead.
CESTNIK: OK. So, a few things in response to that. One is there is currently an investigation going on over the voter fraud and suppression that's occurred during this election. And TrustVote.org is where you can go to learn more about that. We don't know if it will come to fruition prior to the DNC or not, but that is going on.
People who are Bernie or bust don't believe the numbers. We don't believe the numbers due to all the fraud and the suppression of our voices during this entire process, especially people in Arizona, of course, people in New York City, where all their --
BLACKWELL: But it sounds like Senator Sanders believes the numbers. CESTNIK: I'm not going to put words in anyone's mouth. But according
to Bernie or bust, most of us who are in support of Bernie are Bernie or bust at this point in time and the reason that we are, we feel democracy has been stolen. In our opinion, a vote for Hillary would be a vote against democracy.
So, we're going forward. We're going to the DNC to support Bernie. We're going to try to swing super delegates still. We're still working on that. We're still successful at doing that.
Bernie campaign is still working on that, and also --
BLACKWELL: The campaign says that they are not working on super delegates. They're not working to swing super delegate.
CESTNIK: Well, that is happening recently as you know. Many states have removed that option. Also, Texas recently has dropped the role of super delegates in that state, so that's been continuing. We're continuing as a group to write to super delegates to ask the people that are voting for Bernie Sanders. If their people who voted for Bernie, we want them to support their own people and that --
BLACKWELL: Let me ask you here, I hate to jump in here. Bernie Sanders as I just read to you says he doesn't have the numbers, he doesn't have the votes to become the nominee.
Jeff Weaver, the campaign manager, says they're not working to swing super delegates, and a quote said, from him, he told Bloomberg, "With all due respect, I don't anticipate that will start any time soon."
So, hearing that from the candidate and the manager of the campaign, what then is the goal, if they are not pursuing the nomination through the super delegates or through the delegate process?
CESTNIK: Bernie Sanders has made it very clear that he doesn't want Trump to win. So in our opinion, that would mean Bernie should be running for president of the United States for many reasons. He gets approximately 75 percent of the independent vote, which will up at least 50 percent of the vote in November at this point in time, at least 50 percent of the Democratic vote and some portion of the GOP vote. So, we believe he is the only candidate that can win in November.
So, we hope they see that, and that he does run. We are determined and will be deregistering from the Democratic Party if he is not elected, because we do not feel they're representing the people. As you just saw in the media recently, Hillary is not taking on the campaign that Bernie has for that in our opinion supports the people, the no $15 an hour, no elimination of the TPP.
So, they're not pulling through on their side of the bargain.
BLACKWELL: So, is it safe to say that if Bernie Sanders does not become the nominee and Hillary Clinton at this moment is the presumptive nominee, that you will not be voting for Hillary Clinton, safe to assume that? CESTNIK: Oh, it's safe to assume that most Bernie Sanders will not be
voting for her. I don't think -- I think that's been underestimated and I think that will become very clear.
BLACKWELL: So, then, the follow-up, then, is where do you go? Who do you vote for if not for the Democratic nominee?
CESTNIK: Well, there are a lot of different options on the table. We're not sure what's going to happen and we don't want to second- guess what Bernie's plans are. But, of course, as Bernie Sanders supporters and Bernie or bust, we want him to run as a third party. That would be our desire. We, of course, want him to run with the Democratic Party, but that is our party, we want that party to represent us.
So, that would be the ideal situation, which is why we prefer to swing the super delegates over to us, the people -- the will of the people, which we believe is Bernie Sanders. If they're not willing to do that, we see it as a party not supporting us and we'll have to move on and start our own party.
BLACKWELL: OK. Laurie Cestnik, thanks so much for offering some clarity for us this morning.
CESTNIK: Thank you very much.
BLACKWELL: All right.
[07:35:00] PAUL: All righty. More fallout for Donald Trump as Republicans turn their backs on him, including former Treasury Secretary Hank Paulson and Senator Bob Corker of Tennessee says he sees potential in Trump to change Washington, but he doesn't support some of the controversial things he has said.
Corker appears on "STATE OF THE UNION" with our very own Jake Tapper.
Jake is with us now.
So, Donald Trump -- he still has wavering support, let's call it, among some in the GOP. Can Corker help Trump rally the rest of the party. What sense do you get, Jake?
JAKE TAPPER, CNN HOST, "STATE OF THE UNION": Well, I guess the question is, at what point will this party truly come together? Because what we have there with Hank Paulson, the former treasury secretary under George W. Bush, Brent Scowcroft, the former national security advisor for President George H.W. Bush and others are a number of establishment leaders saying they will not vote for Trump. You also have George Will, the pundit, saying he is leaving the Republican Party over Trump.
I don't know how much that reflects a chunk of vote, of mainstream Republicans who will not vote for Donald Trump in November, or how much it's just a number of elite Republicans taking a personal stand. That's the big question. But at some point, if Donald Trump is going to win, he needs to start rallying establishment Republicans to his side enthusiastically.
PAUL: Well, Bernie Sanders, I understand, is also going to be on your show today. We just heard from Laurie Cestnik to the fact that they're not backing down. They are still going to find a way, she says, to get him on the ballot somewhere.
What Bernie Sanders saying about his support for Hillary Clinton?
TAPPER: Well, he says that in all likelihood, he will vote for Hillary Clinton, but I think the question is at what point if at all does Bernie Sanders start saying instead of just in all likelihood, I'll vote for him because I want to stop Donald Trump, and at what point does it become that he enthusiastically supports her and starts making a case for her. Is he just starting a process that he is going to guide as many of his supporters as he can through, such as the guest before me?
Or is that as far as Bernie Sanders is going to go, in which case, the high percentage of Sanders supporters who say they will not vote for Hillary Clinton, that could be a real problem for her in November.
PAUL: Yes, but you do have to wonder, where would they go? Would they just not vote at all? I guess we'll have to wait and see. Jake Tapper, we appreciate it. Thank you so much.
TAPPER: Thank you.
PAUL: And be sure to watch Jake today. Bernie Sanders, Bob Corker both live with him on "STATE OF THE UNION WITH JAKE TAPPER", today, 9:00 a.m. Eastern, right here on CNN.
It's bound to be one of the most important rulings for women in almost two decades. The Supreme Court expected to rule on a law requiring major changes to abortion standards and women's ability to get them.
BLACKWELL: Plus, all that money you worked so hard for to invest in your 401(k), will it still there be Monday morning. Details if the markets will bounce back from the reaction to the E.U. vote in the U.K.
[07:41:37] PAUL: Just one more day before the Supreme Court possibly makes a ruling on abortion that could affect millions of women across the country. The court will decide the fate of a it Texas law that features several new restriction on abortion clinics.
Rights organizations are calling this law unnecessary, and just another way to close down abortion clinics, and prevent women from getting abortions.
Page Pate, criminal defense attorney and constitutional attorney, is with us now.
So, I know, Page, they want to update the standards to resemble hospitals. That's one of the issue they're going to be looking at. What else is in this?
PAGE PATE, CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY: Well, the Texas law requires all abortion facilities to do two things. Number one, they have to update their physical facilities, their regulations, everything to equate what we would normally see in an ambulatory surgical center.
The other thing that they want to do is require all abortion doctors to have privileges, admitting privileges at a local hospital. That's been a challenge for some of these communities in the border area of Texas and Mexico, the Rio Grande Valley.
PAUL: And rural areas.
PAGE: Exactly. Because some of the hospital committees that are in charge of this type of certification, giving the privileges to the doctors, they don't want to do it. So, you will have doctors ready and willing to perform the abortions, but under this Texas law, technically unable to do it.
PAUL: So, if the court splits, because this is what we saw with immigration --
PAUL: If they split, what happens at that point?
PAGE: Well, then there is no decision from the Supreme Court, and the law of the land is what the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals, the lower court decided. And that court for the most part upheld the Texas law. So, that will mean that the restrictions stay in place and abortion becomes much more difficult in Texas.
PAUL: Not just Texas, but the fifth circuit court, a region that it covers there.
PAGE: That's right. Yes, the Fifth Circuit covers not just Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi, but if this decision stays in place, those states could enact similar legislation and as could other states around the country.
PAUL: So, if it does -- if it is something that they approve, what happens nationwide for people I think is what most are concerned about?
PAGE: Well, what we've seen are states that have GOP controlled legislature wanting to do away with abortion. Well, they can't make it illegal, because that's clearly unconstitutional. So, what they've done in places like Texas is to make the regulations so difficult for these clinics to abide by that the clinics have to shut down. So, while they're not effectively say saying no more abortion, we're going to create obstacles to getting an abortion, and hat's what the whole issue in front of the Supreme Court is, is this obstacle they're creating with the additional licensing requirements so burdensome, so substantial, that it is unconstitutional?
PAUL: All right. Appreciate your insight as always. PAGE: Thank you.
PAUL: Thank you.
BLACKWELL: Well, after a stock slide on Friday, what should you expect when markets open tomorrow? Will things rebound or will they get worst?
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[07:48:14] SANDRO MONETTI, MANAGING EDITOR, L.A. BUSINESS JOURNAL: For the British community in the United States, it seems to be dismay and disbelief. In terms of the wider picture in America, there is worries about the economy in Britain than Europe having a domino effect, an effect over here. Yes, it probably will, as the dis-United Kingdom causes chaos around the world.
But let's just take a breath for a moment. Let's look at the lessons of history. Yes, the economy is going on a little bit of a roller coaster ride, but the thing about roller coaster rides, they are eventually over. So, let's hold on tight and don't panic.
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BLACKWELL: Yes, this is the part where everybody gets butterflies, the big dip.
The major question now, in the wake of the U.K.'s vote to leave the European Union is, how long will this financial roller coaster last? How deep is the dive?
John Defterios joins us now. He's the CNN Money emerging markets editor.
John, good morning to you. We watched on Friday that free fall.
JOHN DEFTERIOS, CNN MONEY EMERGING MARKETS EDITOR: Hi, Victor.
BLACKWELL: Are you expecting that to continue on Monday?
DEFTERIOS: Well, in fact, victor, we have indications in the Middle East on Sunday where the soft markets are opened and let's say would he see red arrows across the board. We started, if you will, on shaky ground and it hasn't changed. Well, after losing $3 trillion in market capitalization around the globe on Friday, the silver lining in, it didn't get a whole lot worst.
Let's get a tour of the Middle East, what is the global mood right now, starting with Saudi Arabia, which is the biggest stock market here, it finished down 2 percent. It opened down 4 percent, but finished down 2 percent with that loss of 131 points.
Dubai is a main index in the UAE, with that loss of nearly 110 points, that's a loss of 3 percent.
[07:50:01] But look at Cairo, it's a very large emerging market, with better than 80 million people, a loss of better than 400 points, a drop of nearly 6 percent on the session.
Now, if I was a U.S. investor, these were the three key barometers I would watch over the next 12 hours, Victor. The British pound against the dollar finished at 1.36 and change after that drop of eight percent on Friday.
I'm watching gold. It shot up 5 percent. That's an indicator of people being in a panic, that is a safe haven.
And oil prices overseas and the United States dropped by 5 percent, trading just over $47 in the U.S. that will open again in Asia. Watch what's happening overnight in Asia to the U.S. dollar, oil, gold and the British pound, because that starts the panic worldwide if it's weaker.
BLACKWELL: So, beyond gold, people are listing where I do put my money.
DEFTERIOS: Indeed, victor. The political weight right now would suggest that people need to watch what's happening out of Brussels. Two key questions to watch out for right now: who is going to be the next prime minister of the U.K.? That's why people are moving assets out of the U.K. right now.
We also need to know in Europe whether humpy-dumpty, if you will can stay together again. Italy, France, Greece, we hear rumblings of the fact they may call referendums. So, these are key questions. That's why people are moving into gold. They're moving into bonds and taking a safe position going forward.
There was a big meeting that Chancellor Angela Merkel called in Germany with the leaders of Italy and France. Listen to the language coming out of that and then we have an E.U. summit on Tuesday and Wednesday. Don't make any move before you see the tune that's coming out of Brussels and the rest of the European capitals, Victor. That's my advice at this stage.
BLACKWELL: All right. John Defterios, CNN Money emerging markets editor -- thank you so much for joining us.
DEFTERIOS: Nice to see you. Thanks.
PAUL: Well, ISIS is calling for new attacks to, quote, "paralyze Europe" seizing on the fear and uncertainty after Britain's vote to leave the European Union.
BLACKWELL: CNN's Barbara Starr has more on how the Brexit aftermath could present an opportunity for terrorists.
BARBARA STARR, CNN PENTAGON CORRESPONDENT (voice-over): Popular online jihadi forums are applauding the U.K. vote to leave the European Union, hoping to see more chaos in Europe. From the war on ISIS, to European terror threats and Russian aggression, the security implications are still uncertain.
The Pentagon clearly had not wanted it to happen. Days before the vote, Defense Secretary Ash Carter stood at NATO headquarters and called for the U.K. to stay put.
ASH CARTER, U.S. DEFENSE SECRETARY: We know the strategic value that unity and cohesion brings to our alliance.
STARR: But after the vote, the Pentagon struck a conciliatory note.
PETER COOK, PENTAGON PRESS SECRETARY: We feel confident that this special relationship including the special defense relationship we have will certainly continue.
STARR: The optimism is not shared by all.
COL. CEDRIC LEIGHTON (RET), CNN MILITARY ANALYST: What we're seeing a potential for a major reorganization within NATO and a potential weakening of the security environment in Europe.
STARR: Despite exiting the European Union, the U.K. remains a member of NATO, though its financial contribution to the military alliance could be at risk if its economy falters.
JENS STOLTENBERG, NATO SECRETARY GENERAL: Today, as we face more instability and more uncertainty, NATO is more important than ever as a platform for cooperation.
STARR: European Union and NATO members are going to meet to discuss closer cooperation in issues like cyber and terrorism, on ISIS and fighting terror threats, Britain and the U.S. still will share the most highly classified intelligence.
MIKE ROGERS, FORMER HOUSE INTELLIGENCE COMMITTEE CHAIRMAN: That agreement is not going to be impacted by this in any way, shape or form.
STARR: But the CIA director points out with 28 countries now in the E.U., there are already significant problems.
JOHN BRENNAN, CIA DIRECTOR: Within each of those countries, they have sometimes several intelligent security services. They do not have the interconnectivity, either from a mission and legal perspective or from an I.T. perspective.
PAUL: We'll keep you posted on that.
Meanwhile, for the first time, Donald Trump -- he could be changing course. He's rebooting his campaign. We'll dive into that on "INSIDE POLITICS" coming up at the top of the hour.
[07:57:49] PAUL: This weekend, John Walsh is on the hunt for a man who posed as a teenager and sexually assaulted a minor. Police have already come so close to catching him once.
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UNIDENTIFIED MALE: Some of the research we did Menjivar-Herrera, he's going to Come back to Omaha possibly because there's people here that can get him out of the country.
We interviewed everybody we could that might have had contact with him. There's a gentleman named Theo. We talked to Theo on Saturday night, talked to his sons.
He said, hey, if I hear anything about him, if I see him, I will call you.
Not 24 hours later, we got a call from one of Theo's sons. It was very short and sweet, "He's here right now."
It was very late at night on a Sunday. We alerted as many people as we could, grab your gear, get in the car and get here right now. Let's go ahead and start move in on the house and try to grab him.
Things happened very quickly. We missed him.
JOHN WALSH, THE HUNT: He slipped through the cracks so many times. He is like the really evil, bad guy that has nine lives. But one of these days, those nine lives are going to run out.
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PAUL: You do not want to miss "THE HUNT", tonight at 9:00 Eastern, right here on CNN.
BLACKWELL: One of Prince's iconic guitars sold at an auction in Los Angeles. The yellow cloud electric guitar. Remember this one? Pulled in nearly $138,000.
Now, Prince used this guitar in concerts and videos in the '80s and '90s. The tuners, the knobs, the metal hardware all gold colored. The singer died in April from an accidental overdose of the opioid, Fentanyl.
Now, "INSIDE POLITICS WITH JOHN KING" is up in just a moment, and you know, this morning, we've been talking about George Will, the conservative commentator and columnist who decided to leave the Republican Party. Well, Donald Trump has now responded on Twitter. He tweeted this a few hours ago, "George Will, one of the most political pundits who lost his way long ago has left the Republican party. He's made many bad calls."
I'm sure that's one of the elements discussed this morning on "INSIDE POLITICS."
PAUL: Which is starting right now. Have a great day.