March 5, 2012 - Shaun Donovan

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Rush Limbaugh makes incendiary remarks about Sandra Fluke, John Oliver meets Palestinian Ambassador Riyad Mansour, and Secretary Shaun Donovan tackles homelessness.

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>> Jon: WELCOME TO THE DAILY

SHOW.

MY NAME IS JON STEWART.

TONIGHT'S GUEST SEAN DONOVAN

THE PRESIDENT'S SECRETARY OF

HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT.

THAT'S RIGHT, PEOPLE.

A MALE SECRETARY.

OH, IT'S 2012.

NEXT THING YOU KNOW THEY'RE

GOING TO WANT TO BE NURSES.

ANYWAY, ALL RIGHT.

LET'S GET GOING HERE.

WE BEGIN WITH A WARNING.

I KNOW MANY OF OUR VIEWERS

HAVE BUSY LIVES AND OFTEN USE

THE TIME OF THIS PROGRAM TO

RECONNECT WITH THEIR

SIGNIFICANT OTHERS FOR

LAUGHING AND A LITTLE BIT OF A

SEXY TIME.

I KNOW A LOT OF YOU DO IT

WHILE THE SHOW IS ON.

TONIGHT YOU MAY WANT TO

POSTPONE THOSE ACTIVITIES.

BECAUSE WHILE THE SHOW WILL

STILL BE EMPLOYING THE SPANISH

FLY THAT IS A COMEDYIC TAKE ON

POLITICAL NEWS WE WILL BE

MIXING IT THE ELECTRODES TO

YOUR GENITALS THAT IS THIS

CAT.

HUMAN COLD SHOWER RUSH

LIMBAUGH.

SEE.

AS YOU PROBABLY HEARD,

GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY LAW

STUDENT TESTIFIED BEFORE

CONGRESS ABOUT HOW SHE

SUPPORTS THE GOVERNMENT

MANDATE FOR HEALTH INSURERS TO

INCLUDE CONTRACEPTION AS PART

OF WOMEN'S PREVENTIVE HEALTH

CARE RELATING TO HER OWN

SITUATION UTILIZING BIRTH

CONTROL AND A FRIEND WHO

NEEDED IT FOR MEDICAL

CONDITION.

THESE WORDS WERE... I WILL

PLAY FOR YOU.

IF YOU HAVE ONE OF THESE AT

HOME I SUGGEST YOU PUT IT ON

NOW.

GO AHEAD.

>> GEORGETOWN LAW STUDENT

SANDRA FLUKE SAID IT'S TOO

EXPENSIVE TO HAVE SEX IN LAW

SCHOOL WITHOUT MANDATED

INSURANCE COVERAGE.

WHAT DOES IT SAY ABOUT THE

COLLEGE CO-ED SUSAN FLUKE WHO

GOES BEFORE A CONGRESSIONAL

COMMITTEE AND ESSENTIALLY SAYS

THAT SHE MUST BE PAID TO HAVE

SEX?

WHAT DOES THAT MAKE HER?

IT MAKES HER A SLUT, RIGHT?

IT MAKES HER A PROSTITUTE.

SHE WANTS TO BE PAID TO HAVE

SEX.

>> Jon: IS HE DONE?

WOW!

WOW, THAT ALMOST GOT ON ME.

WHAT DOES HE MEAN?

WHAT IS GOING THROUGH HIS

FEVERED MIND GOING FROM A

YOUNG WOMAN TRYING TO GET A

PRIVATE INSTITUTION... YOU

HAVE TO MISUNDERSTAND SO MANY

THINGS.

HE SEEMS TO BELIEVE THAT

ANYONE USING CONTRACEPTION IS

AUTOMATICALLY HAVING SEX AND

THAT CONTRACEPTION IS

SOMETHING A WOMAN HAS TO PAY

FOR EVERY TIME SHE HAS SEX.

AND THAT THE WOMAN IS

NEVERTHELESS BENEFITING

FINANCIALLY FROM HAVING ALL

THAT DIRTY CONTRACEPTIVE DIRTY

SEX.

PERSONALLY I DON'T GET TOO

WORKED UP ABOUT THE THINGS

THAT RUSH LIMBAUGH SAYS

BECAUSE AND HAS BEEN FOR MANY

YEARS A TERRIBLE PERSON.

( CHEERS AND APPLAUSE )

PRIOR TO THIS KURFUFFLE ANY

WOMAN CONCERNED WITH ISSUES

THAT PERTAINED TO WOMEN'S

HEALTH OR WORK IS IN RUSH'S

WORLD A FENI-NAZI.

THAT'S HIS BASELINE FOR

RHETORIC.

THEY'RE FEMNI-NAZIS, SOMEONE

WHO WOULD HERD YOU ON TO A

TRAIN TO GO TO AN INDEPENDENT

GO GIRLS CONCERT.

IT'S IS IT PARTICULARLY

BIORUSH LIMBAUGH?

OF COURSE.

THAT'S LIKE SAYING THIS IS A

PARTICULARLY PUNGENT BUCKET OF

RAW SEWAGE MIXED WITH ROTTING

COW GUTS AND TYPHOID.

HE'S A TERRIBLE PERSON.

THE FUN PART IS WATCHING THE

REPUBLICAN PRESIDENTIAL

CANDIDATE CONUNDRUM.

AS HUMANS YOU WOULD EXPECT

THEM TO REPUDIATE THE CALLING

OF A PRIVATE CITIZEN WHOSE

ONLY CRIME IS TESTIFYING

BEFORE CONGRESS A SLUT OR A

PROSTITUTE.

BUT AS CANDIDATES....

>> I'M ASTONISHED THAT THE

DESPERATION OF THE ELITE MEDIA

SUDDENLY DECIDES THAT RUSH

LIMBAUGH IS THE GREAT NATIONAL

CRISIS OF THIS WEEK.

>> HE'S BEING ABSURD BUT

THAT'S AN ENTERTAINER CAN BE

ABSURD.

>> NOT THE LANGUAGE I WOULD

HAVE USED.

>> Jon: I WOULD HAVE SAID

HUSSY OR TROLLOP OR...

COURAGE.

THEY TOO HAVE DECIDED THAT

LIMBAUGH'S ONLY MISTAKE

APPEARS TO BE SEMANTICS NOT

REASONING.

WHY DO THEY NOT BELIEVE HIS

REASONING IS WRONG?

BECAUSE THEY THINK THE SAME

THING.

YOU WANT ME TO GIVE YOU MY

HARD-EARNED MONEY SO YOU CAN

HAVE SEX.

IS THAT WHAT YOU'RE ASKING

FOR?

GOOD BRIEF.

>> CRY ME A RIVER.

NOW THE AMERICAN PEOPLE ARE

SUPPOSED TO BE PAYING FOR

SOMEBODY TO HAVE SEX.

IT'S NOT A RIGHT UNDER THE

CONSTITUTION TO HAVE SEX.

>> YOU HAVE TO PAY $3,000 TO

BE ABLE TO HAVE SEX WHENEVER I

WANT IT.

THE GOVERNMENT SHOULD BE

PAYING THAT FOR ME.

>> WHATEVER.

>> Jon: WAIT.

I DIDN'T THINK PRIESTS WERE

ALLOWED TO BE MEAN.

WHAT'S IT LIKE GOING INTO

CONFESSION WITH THIS GUY?

FORGIVE ME FATHER, I HAVE

SINNED.

WHATEVER!

TWO THINGS, ALL RIGHT.

TWO THINGS.

ONE, THIS ISN'T ABOUT PAYING

FOR WOMEN TO HAVE OR NOT HAVE

SEX.

IT'S ABOUT AN INSURANCE

MANDATE FROM THE GOVERNMENT

COVERING CONTRACEPTIVE

MEDICATION AS PART OF WOMEN'S

OVERALL HEALTH CARE.

TWO IT'S NOT YOUR TAX MONEY

THAT PAYS FOR IT.

IT WON'T GET INTO YOUR ROUND-

ABOUT ARGUMENT ABOUT SOMEHOW

MONEY IS TAKEN OUT OF YOUR

POCKET TO PAY FOR GEORGETOWN'S

PRIVATE INSURANCE PLAN WHOSE

CONTRACEPTION COVERAGE WOULD

BRING INSURANCE RATES DOWN.

I'M NOT GOING TO GET INTO THE

CATHOLIC CHURCH BECAUSE THEY

DON'T PAY TAXES AT ALL.

I'M JUST SAYING TO THE

PEOPLE... CHEERDZ CHEERS

I'M JUST SAYING TO THE PEOPLE

WHO ARE UPSET ABOUT THEIR HARD-

EARNED TAX MONEY GOING TO

THINGS THEY DON'T LIKE,

WELCOME TO THE (BEEP) CLUB.

EVERYONE, EVERYONE PAYS FOR

(BEEP) THEY DON'T WANT TO ALL

THE TIME.

YOU KNOW WHAT?

REIMBURSE ME FOR THE IRAQ WAR

AND OIL SUBSIDIES AND

DIAPHRAGMS...

( CHEERS AND APPLAUSE )

... AND GUESS WHAT THEN?

DIAPHRAGMS ARE ON ME.

PROPHYLACTICS.

PROPHYLACTICS ARE ON THE

HOUSE.

RENT GOOD FELLOWS.

THERE'S ONE PERSON I FELT

WOULD HAVE KNOWN BETTER.

>> STUDENTS CAN HAVE SEX ALL

THEY WANT BUT DO THEY HAVE A

RIGHT TO PLAY THE VICTIM WHEN

THEY DON'T GET ALL OF THEIR

BIRTH CONTROL COVERED?

>> I DIDN'T GO BEFORE CONGRESS

TO TESTIFY ABOUT... AND

SOMEBODY NEEDED TO PAY FOR MY

BIRTH CONTROL PILLS.

>> DOES THIS WOMAN HAVE A

SENSE OF ENTITLEMENT THAT IS

INDICATIVE OF A LARGER

ATTITUDE IN THE COUNTRY NOW IF

YOU DON'T HAVE, SOMEBODY ELSE

IS SUPPOSED TO PROVIDE.

>> MEG AND KELLY DOESN'T THINK

THE GOVERNMENT OR EMPLOYERS

SHOULD EVER BE REQUIRED TO

SUBSIDIZE SOMEONE'S SEX...

UNLESS....

>> THE UNITED STATES IS THE

ONLY COUNTRY IN THE ADVANCED

WORLD THAT DOESN'T ALLOW...

THAT DOESN'T REQUIRE PAID

MATERNITY.

I HAPPEN TO WORK FOR A NICE

EMPLOYER.

WHAT IS IT ABOUT GETTING

PREGNANT AND CARRYING A BABY

NINE MONTHS THAT YOU DON'T

DESERVE A FEW MONTHS OFF SO

BONDING AND RECOVERING CAN

TAKE PLACE?

>> Jon: YOU KNOW WHERE THAT

MATERNITY LEAVE CAME FROM,

RIGHT?

NINE MONTHS PRIOR?

A LITTLE BOTTLE OF WINE.

DVD COPY OF THE NOTEBOOK.

IF YOU TOOK MATERNITY LEAVE

AND EMPLOYERS WERE REQUIRED TO

PAY THAT FOR YOU, WE PAID FOR

YOU TO HAVE SEX WHICH BY THE

WAY, FINE, YOU DESERVE IT.

YOU KNOW THE CREAM DE LaCREEPY

DIDN'T COME TO END OF RUSH'S

COMMENTS.

>> IF WE ARE GOING TO PAY FOR

YOUR CONTRACEPTIVES AND THUS

PAY FOR YOU TO HAVE SEX, WE

WANT SOMETHING FOR IT.

AND I'LL TELL YOU WHAT IT IS.

WE WANT YOU TO POST THE VIDEOS

ONLINE SO WE CAN ALL WATCH.

>> Jon: OH, YEAH.

NO, NO, NO.

YOU PAY SO YOU GET TO WATCH.

YOU KNOW WHAT?

( CHEERS AND APPLAUSE )

LET'S SEE WHAT YOUR MONEY

BOUGHT.

>> CONTRACEPTION SHOULD BE

COVERED BECAUSE IT CAN HELP

PREVENT WOMEN FROM MANY

DIFFERENT MEDICAL PROBLEMS.

IT CAN HELP WOMEN NOT HAVE

PAINFUL PERIODS THAT PREVENT

THEM FROM GOING TO WORK OR

HEAVY PERIODS THAT CAN CAUSE

THEM TO HAVE ANEMIA.

CONTRACEPTION IS GOOD FOR

EVERYONE FINANCIALLY BECAUSE

IT HELPS UNBURDEN AN ALREADY

BURDENED HEALTH SYSTEM.

IT CAN SAVE PATIENTS, THE

INSURANCE COMPANIES AND MANY

MANY DOLLARS SPENT

UNNECESSARILY.

( CHEERS AND APPLAUSE )

>> Jon: DID THAT WORK FOR YOU?

DOES IT WORK FOR YOU?

DO YOU NEED A LITTLE

( CHEERS AND APPLAUSE )

>> Jon: WELCOME BACK.

YOU PROBABLY HEARD PRESIDENT

OBAMA HAD A HIGH PROFILE

MEETING WITH NETANYAHU TODAY.

YOU MIGHT NOT HAVE HEARD THIS

THOUGH.

JON OLIVER HAS MORE.

>> Reporter: FOR 70 YEARS THE

ISRAELI-PALESTINIAN CONFLICT

HAS BEEN UTTERLY INTRACTABLE.

PRESIDENT AFTER PRESIDENT HAS

TRIED AND FAILED TO PROPOSE A

LASTING SOLUTION.

BUT RECENTLY THE PALESTINIANS

ATTEMPTED A NEW TACTIC.

>> PALESTINE WANTS FULL

MEMBERSHIP FOR THE U.N..

>> PALESTINIANS WANT THE U.N.

TO RECOGNIZE THEM AS THE STATE

OF PALESTINE.

>> Reporter: THE PROBLEM IS

THAT RECOGNITION WOULD FORCE

PALESTINE'S NEIGHBORS TO

ACKNOWLEDGE THEY HAVE

PALESTINE FOR A NEIGHBOR.

THE PALESTINIAN AMBASSADOR SAT

DOWN WITH ME TO DISCUSS THIS

TRICKY SITUATION.

WE BEGAN A FREE AND OPEN

DIALOGUE IN THE TRADITIONAL

WAY.

I THINK FIRSTs IT'S IMPORTANT

THAT WE AGREE TO

PRE-CONDITIONS FOR THIS

INTERVIEW.

>> I WILL BE WILLING TO HEAR

IT, YES.

>> FIRST, THIS ENTIRE

INTERVIEW MUST BE CONDUCTED

WITH A 1967 VOCABULARY.

IS THAT GROOVEY WITH YOU?

>> GROOVEY?

IT IS AGREEABLE TO ME, YES.

>> Reporter: MIDDLE EAST PEACE,

HERE WE COME.

MOVING ON WITH THE INTERVIEW.

BEFORE WE DO, IS IT HOT IN

HERE?

>> IT'S FINE.

>> Reporter: YOU'RE NOT HOT.

BECAUSE I'M DEFINITELY HOT.

>> I AM NOT.

>> Reporter: LOOK, AMBASSADOR

I THINK BEFORE WE DO ANYTHING

WE ARE GOING TO HAVE TO COME

TO A PROVISIONAL AGREEMENT ON

THE TEMPERATURE OF THIS ROOM.

>> IF YOU WANT TO LOWER THE

TEMPERATURE IT'S FINE WITH ME.

>> Reporter: BUT WHO IS GOING

TO CONTROL THE THERMOSTAT?

>> THE THERMOSTAT DIRECTLY

SHOULD BE SHARED BY ALL OF US.

>> Reporter: DON'T EVEN THINK

ABOUT DEVOIDING THE

THERMOSTAT.

>> WE WILL NOT DIVIDE THE

THERMOSTAT BUT IT SHOULD BE

ACCESSED BY ALL THOSE WHO

CHERISH IT AND THINK THAT IT

IS THE ONLY PLACE.

>> Reporter: AFTER

THREE-AND-A-HALF HOURS OF

LABOR USE NEGOTIATIONS WE

FINALLY CAME TO AN AGREEMENT.

WE AGREE THAT AT AN

UNSPECIFIED TIME IN THE FUTURE

WE WILL ANNOUNCE A SUMMIT TO

DISCUSS THE POSSIBILITY OF

DISCUSSING A NEGOTIATION

TOWARDS AN AGREEMENT ON

TEMPERATURE.

YES?

>> YES.

>> Reporter: SHAKE HANDS FOR

THE CAMERA.

THANK YOU, AMBASSADOR.

THIS IS AN HISTORIC DAY.

>> YES INDEED.

>> Reporter: YOU'RE NOT

TOUCHING THAT THERMOSTAT.

SO PROGRESS IS POSSIBLE.

UNFORTUNATELY THE PALESTINIAN-

U.N. APPLICATION HAS WON

LITTLE STAR SPANGLED OBSTACLE.

>> THE OBAMA ADMINISTRATION

HAS PLEDGED TO VETO ANY MOVE

TOWARDS STATEHOOD.

>> Reporter: THAT'S RIGHT.

WE'RE VETOING AN APPLICATION

TO AN ORGANIZATION THAT EVEN

HAS LIBYA, SYRIA AND NORTH

KOREA AS MEMBERS.

BUT THE AMBASSADOR JUST

DOESN'T GET IT.

>> WE HAVE 131 COUNTRIES

RECOGNIZING US AS THE STATE OF

PALESTINE.

>> Reporter: BUT HOW MANY THAT

MATTER?

>> ALL OF THE COUNTRIES ARE

IMPORTANT.

WE ARE NOT IN THE BUSINESS IN

DIFFERENTIATING BETWEEN SMALL

COUNTRIES AND BIG COUNTRIES.

ONE COUNTRY....

>> Reporter: HELLO, HELLO.

>> WE UNDERSTAND.

EVEN THE ONE COUNTRY, THE

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, IN

PRINCIPLE THEY SUPPORT THE

RECOGNITION OF THE STATE OF

PALESTINE.

THEY'RE JUST SAYING IT'S ONLY

A QUESTION OF TIME.

>> Reporter: AND THAT TIME IS

EMPHATICALLY NOT NOW BUT

PERHAPS THERE WAS ONE OTHER

WAY WE COULD GET THEM IN.

SO YOU DEFINITELY WANT TO

BECOME A MEMBER OF THE U.N..

>> YES.

WE DON'T WANT TO BE THE

EXCEPTION TO THE RULE.

WE ARE LIKE THE REST.

>> Reporter: THAT BRINGS US ON

TO THE PORTION OF THIS

INTERVIEW.

WHO WANTS TO BE A MEMBER OF

THE U.N.?

WELCOME TO WHO WANTS TO BE A

MEMBER OF THE U.N., THE GAME

SHOW WHERE FULL MEMBERSHIP OF

THE UNITED NATIONS IS ON

OFFER.

I'M JOINED HERE BY ONE OF OUR

CONTESTANTS.

HI, WHAT'S YOUR NAME?

AND WHERE ARE YOU FROM?

>> FROM AL DESIGN.

>> Reporter: I'VE NEVER HEARD

OF THAT.

QUESTION NUMBER ONE.

WHAT DOES U.N. STAND FOR?

TAKE YOUR TIME.

WHAT COULD IT BE?

>> UNITED NATIONS.

>> Reporter: THAT'S CORRECT.

THAT'S CORRECT,

CONGRATULATIONS.

THAT'S CORRECT.

HOW DO YOU THINK IT'S GOING SO

FAR?

>> DOING GOOD.

>> Reporter: OKAY.

QUESTION NUMBER TWO.

THAT EAGLE MEANS IT'S THE

BONUS ROUND.

YOU COME ALL THIS WAY.

NOW DO YOU TAKE WHAT YOU'VE

WON SO FAR OR DO YOU TAKE

WHAT'S INSIDE THE MYSTERY BOX?

>> I TAKE WHAT'S INSIDE THE

MYSTERY BOX.

>> Reporter: HE'S GOING TO GO

FOR THE MYSTERY BOX.

OKAY.

GOOD LUCK.

WHAT HAVE WE GOT?

OH, I'M SORRY.

IT'S A VETO FROM THE U.S.

>> IF WE ARE VETOED ONCE, WE

WILL COME BACK AGAIN UNTIL WE

PREVAIL.

>> Reporter: THAT'S THE

SPIRIT.

HE'LL COME BACK AGAIN NEXT

TIME.

THANK YOU SO MUCH FOR PLAYING.

>> WE ARE DETERMINED TO BE A

MEMBER OF THE UNITED NATIONS.

>> Reporter: OH, THAT WOULD BE

GREAT.

>> THE DAILY SHOW IS NOT

RESPONSIBLE FOR THE OUTCOME OF

THIS CONTEST.

>>

>> Jon: WELCOME BACK.

MY GUEST TONIGHT IS THE UNITED

STATES SECRETARY FOR HOUSING

AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT.

PLEASE WELCOME TO THE PROGRAM

SECRETARY SEAN DONOVAN.

SIR.

( APPLAUSE )

HOW ARE YOU?

>> DOING WELL.

GOOD TO BE BACK IN NEW YORK.

>> Jon: ARE YOU FROM NEW YORK?

>> I AM, I AM, BORN AND BRED.

>> Jon: SO THE URBAN

DEVELOPMENT PART YOU ARE QUITE

FAMILIAR WITH.

>> THAT'S RIGHT.

>> Jon: THAT IS OUR BREAD AND

BUTTER SO TO SPEAK.

>> YOU GROW UP IN NEW YORK IN

THE 1970s AND YOU CARE ABOUT

URBAN DEVELOPMENT.

ARE YOU A YANKEES' FAN?

>> Jon: GET OUT OF MY SHOW.

>> COME ON.

>> Jon: AM I A YANKEE FAN?

MY FATHER GREW UP IN BROOKLYN.

I AM NOT ALLOWED TO BE A

YANKEE FAN.

I AM A METS FAN.

( CHEERS AND APPLAUSE )

AND I WILL SUFFER THEIR FATE

FOR AS LONG AS THEY CAN TO

SUCK.

I WILL STAY WITH THEM UNTIL

THE END.

YOU WERE RAISED A YANKEES'

FAN?

>> I WAS.

I WAS AT THE '77 WORLD SERIES,

THE ONE....

>> Jon: I'M FAMILIAR WITH THE

'77 WORLD SERIES.

>> I WAS TRYING TO TELL AN

DEVELOPMENT STORY.

>> Jon: BRING IT ON.

THERE'S NOTHING KIDS LOVE MORE

THAN A GOOD URBAN DEVELOPMENT

STORY.

COUCHED IN WORLD SERIES

TRIVIA.

>> YOU HAVE THE CAMERA POINT

ACROSS THE OUTFIELD AND HE

SAID LADIES AND GENTLEMEN THE

BRONX IS BURNING.

DOZENS OF BUILDINGS WERE

BURNING.

IT LOST 75% OF ITS POPULATION

DURING THE 1970s.

DEVASTATION.

>> Jon: THE WHOLE CITY WAS...

I REMEMBER THE CITY.

IN THE LATE '60s EARLY '70s

THERE WAS A GANG WAR BEING

FOUGHT BETWEEN THE POLICE AND

DIFFERENT GROUPS AND HOUSING

AND THE CITY WAS BROKE.

APPARENTLY HOMELESSNESS WAS

INCREDIBLE.

AND THEN I GUESS IN THE '80s

WE FIGURED OUT WE COULD PULT

THEM SOMEWHERE.

AND THEY WOULD STILL BE

HOMELESS BUT WE WOULDN'T HAVE

TO KNOW ABOUT IT.

>> WE'RE DOING A LITTLE BETTER

THAN THAT THESE DAYS.

>> Jon: WHAT'S GOING ON?

WHAT HAVE YOU GOT PLANNED NOW?

>> THE THING WE FINALLY

FIGURED OUT IS THAT IT'S

ACTUALLY NOT ONLY BETTER FOR

PEOPLE BUT CHEAPER TO SOLVE

HOMELESSNESS THAN IT IS TO PUT

A BAND-AID ON IT BECAUSE AT

THE END OF THE DAY IT COSTS

BETWEEN SHELTERS AND EMERGENCY

ROOMS AND JAILS IT COSTS ABOUT

$40,000 A YEAR FOR A HOMELESS

PERSON TO BE ON THE STREET.

>> Jon: ISN'T SO MUCH OF IT

TIED UP ALSO IN THE MENTAL

HEALTH SYSTEM BECAUSE AN AWFUL

LOT OF PEOPLE ON THE STREET

ARE SUFFERING FROM

DISABILITIES AND ILLNESSES

THAT ARE UNTREATED?

ISN'T THAT PART OF IT AS WELL.

>> WHAT'S AMAZING PARTICULARLY

ON THAT POINT, A VETERAN IS

50% MORE LIKELY TO BE HOMELESS

THAN THE AVERAGE AMERICAN.

>> Jon: REALLY?

>> BECAUSE OF PTSD AND

EVERYTHING THEY GO TO.

ONE IN SIX HOMELESS PEOPLE IS

A VETERAN.

>> Jon: DO YOU CATEGORIZE

HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT

INTO THE WORKING POOR THAT

HAVE FALLEN INTO A DIFFICULT

SITUATION AND FIND THEMSELVES

HOMELESS AND THOSE WHO NEED

MORE, I GUESS, CARE FROM MORE

PSYCHIATRIC SERVICES?

IS THAT THE SPLIT?

>> WE HAVE DIFFERENT KINDS OF

HOUSING THAT SERVES ALL

DIFFERENT POPULATIONS

DEPENDING ON WHAT THEIR NEEDS

ARE.

WHAT'S AMAZING IS THAT WE'RE

ACTUALLY EVEN IN THIS CRISIS

WE'RE MAKING REAL PROGRESS.

WE LOWERED THE NUMBER OF

VETERANS SLEEPING ON THE

STREETS LAST YEAR BY 20%.

>> Jon: THE IDEA OF VETERANS

SLEEPING ON THE STREETS IS

INCREDIBLY UPSETTING FOR ALL

THEY'VE DONE SO NOT BE ABLE TO

TAKE CARE OF THAT.

>> LOOK, EVEN IN THESE FISCAL

TIMES WE MADE A COMMITMENT TO

END VETERANS HOMELESSNESS BY

2015.

PRESIDENT OBAMA DID THAT.

WE ARE ON TRACK FOR THAT.

WE'RE GOING TO RAISE THE

AMOUNT OF MONEY WE SPEND ON

HOMELESSNESS BY ABOUT 15%

BECAUSE WE THINK WE CAN END

THE CRISIS.

>> Jon: WHAT ARE THE HOMELESS

NUMBERS IN THE CURRENT

RECESSION AND HOW MUCH IS THAT

WORKING POOR THAT HAVE SLIPPED

UNDER THAT BAR?

>> WE'VE DONE BETTER AND

BETTER WITH WHAT WE CALL

CHRONIC HOMELESSNESS.

THOSE ARE THE FOLKS WE MOSTLY

THINK ABOUT.

SINGLES LIVING ON THE STREETS.

THE SCARY THING IS THAT IN THE

CRISIS THE NUMBER OF FAMILIES

FACING HOMELESSNESS,.

>> Jon: FORECLOSURES?

>> A LOT OF FOLKS WHO ARE

LIVING IN RENTAL HOUSING WHO

GOT DISPLACED AS WELL.

THERE WE'VE BEEN ABLE TO MAKE

SOME PROGRESS.

WE ACTUALLY LOWERED.

WE HEAR ALL THESE THINGS ABOUT

THE STIMULUS BILL, RIGHT?

WE'VE SAVED ABOUT $1.2 MILLION

PEOPLE FROM HOMELESSNESS JUST

THROUGH THE RECOVERY ACT.

>> Jon: JUST THE IDEA THERE'S

1.2 MILLION PEOPLE THAT WE SAY

SDTS AND THAT'S ASTONISHING.

PEOPLE DON'T REALIZE WHAT'S

GOING ON.

WHAT IS THE NEW... YOU GOT

YOURSELF $26 BILLION IN I

GUESS REFINANCE MONEY.

WHAT IS THIS NEW SETTLEMENT

THAT CAME OUT?

$26 BILLION MORTGAGE

SETTLEMENT.

DOES THAT HELP THESE PEOPLE AS

WELL OR PEOPLE TRYING TO SAVE

THEIR OWN HOMES.

>> IT HELPS A BUNCH OF RENTERS

WHO ARE LIVING IN HOMES THAT

HAVE BEEN FORECLOSED.

YOU REPORTED ABOUT THIS.

>> Jon: I WHAT?

YOU MEAN I'VE MADE SNARKY

JOKES ABOUT THAT.

>> YOU SAID IT, NOT ME.

>> Jon: ALL RIGHT.

>> YOU REMEMBER WHEN WE HEARD

THESE STORIES ABOUT PEOPLE

LOSING THEIR HOMES BECAUSE THE

BANK WEREN'T EVEN LOOKING....

>> Jon: THEY DIDN'T HAVE THE

PAPER.

>> YOU DID A STORY ABOUT AN

ELDERLY WOMAN WHO WAS LOCKED

INTO HER HOME BECAUSE THEY

THOUGHT THEY WERE LOCKING HER

OUT OF HER HOME.

THEY CHANGED THE LOCKS.

>> Jon: THAT'S RIGHT.

>> WE WENT AND LOOKED AND

FOUND AS HIGH AS 60% OF

FORECLOSE FORECLOSURES WERE

BEING DONE WRONG.

WE WENT AFTER THE BANKS FOR IT

AND GOT $25 BILLION A FEW

WEEKS AGO.

IT'S THE SINGLE BIG OFT

SETTLEMENT IN THE HISTORY OF

THE COUNTRY BETWEEN STATES AND

FEDS.

WHAT WE'RE GOING TO GET IS

ACTUALLY WRITING DOWN PEOPLE'S

MORTGAGES TO KEEP THEM IN

THEIR HOME.

>> Jon: HERE'S THE INCREDIBLE

THING THAT YOU'RE FINDING OUT

ABOUT THESE PEOPLE FROM ME.

>> THIS IS HOW GOOD IT GOT

HERE.

>> Jon: DO YOU HAVE FIVE

MINUTES?

>> YES.

>> Jon: ON THE WEBB, SECRETARY

SEAN DONOVAN.

WE'LL BE RIGHT BACK.

>> Jon: THAT'S OUR SHOW.

JOIN US TOMORROW NIGHT AT

11:00.

HERE IT IS YOUR MOMENT OF ZEN.

>> DONATE FOR ROMNEY.

HE NEE

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