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♪ john: welcome to this edition of "the best of with all due respect." it was a busy week in the world of politics. as usual republican party got to , taste test two new brands. on the republican side. the new donald trump brand, and the classic. hillary clinton was asked about her private e-mail server while secretary of state and we all took a brief trip back to the 1990's. ♪ >> so you think you are a 1990's fan? >> the 1990's are much better. >> ok, donald, can you handle this? they were the best of friends. but now, is donald bluffing or
is he holding a full house? >> deal me in. >> will hillary be saved by the bill? can donald exploit those not so wonder years? >> i have no idea what i am doing. >> tonight, mark and john explain it all so you will not be clueless. >> as if. >> we have all that and more on this special edition of "wadr: i love the 90s." mark: there is something more recent than those 1990's wonder we euros -- wonder years that donald trump could explore in the battle with hillary clinton. the state department inspector general released a report on hillary clinton's use of the world's most private e-mail system. -- while she was serving as secretary of state. the scathing report confirms a lot of things we already knew. like clinton's e-mail practices violated state department rules. also she was not the only , secretary of state to do government business on a personal account.
still, this tough report written by barack obama's government also told us some new and important things. first, according to the investigation, some of clinton's aides and clinton herself did not cooperate with the investigation. second, when some state department staffers raised questions, they were told it had been reviewed and approved by the department's legal staff. despite the report findings that there was quote no evidence that staff reviewed and approved secretary clinton's personal system." the clinton camp says, nothing to see here. the republicans, of course were , quick to jump on the news. they condemned the front runners judgment. those questioning her judgment foe,de are likely fell, -- donald j trump, billionaire. donald trump: as i say, crooked hillary. crooked hillary. [applause] she is as crooked as they come.
she had a little bad news today, as you know, from some reports. not so good. inspector general's report, not good. i want to run against hillary. i just want to run against her. look i do not know if we are , going to be able to -- could be we would run against crazy bernie. mark: not good, says donald trump, about this report. we will talk about it during the show all night, but let's start by asking the basic question. this has been a low-grade fever, for her campaign, this controversy what does it become , now? jon: not go, as a matter of step -- substance, the report is skating. .- scathing it does confirm a few things. it will be bad. as the state department said, --
was told nothing to see here. , internally at the time. politically, i think the ball of wax rests with the fbi investigation. clinton going to talk to the fbi, will there be some criminal charges? that is the big kahuna. this brings it back to the surface. it gives donald trump something to seize on trade it will not be the last time he talks about this, i am sure. mark: it is an indictment of her judgment. it was done by independent investigator. we will see if the clinton campaign decides to attack the investigation. i will say this, she should cooperate. i'm sure her lawyers saying you cannot cooperate while the fbi investigation while the fbi is looking at it. but if she wants to be president, if she wants to have a commitment to getting all the facts, she should have cooperated. john: two key things, for a year, we heard, this is not all that unusual. this report makes clear that it was very unusual. the presence of a private home server and not having a private e-mail account at the home server, and secondly they admit , a big point of saying she wants to cooperate with everyone. that has always been her thing.
she is willing to testify before the benghazi committee. she offered to testify, to meet with the fbi. should her being willing to address these issues is an important political talking point. the fact that she did not cooperate. she should have done it on the politics as well. mark: the romanian hacker who claims he breached her server pled guilty as part of a deal. john the report says there was : an instance of the server seemed to be under some threat by somebody trying to hack in. that will be looked at as well and the fbi will look at that , and they will subpoena that -- subpoena power. mark i know we both think that : if there is a proven instance where that server was hacked and some classified material was exposed to hackers, that is a big political problem. in additional to a national security problem. mark: ever since it has been clear that donald trump and hillary clinton would be nominees the republican side of , the race has been a tale of
two trumps. one of those storylines is the new trump brand hitting stores near you. the candidate who has defied conventional wisdom again by uniting much of his fractured party faster than expected. then there is the other storyline, the stubborn persistence of trump clashes. he is defensive -- divisive as ever. trump rally in albuquerque, reportedly throwing bottles, setting things on fire. -- reportedly demonstrators andhed with police, protesters repeatedly interrupted trump before being removed. instead of defusing the tension, trump did what trump often does. he inflamed it. >> get them out. get them out. bring them home to mom. go home to mommy. get them out of here. get them out. get them out of here. he cannot get a date, so he is doing this instead.
go ahead, get him out of here. this is so exciting, isn't it? still wearing diapers. look at this kid. the kid looks like he is 10 years old. john: today, trump tweeted about those events last night. quote the protesters in new mexico were thugs flying the mexican flag. the rally was beautiful but the outside, criminals. today at a rally in anaheim trump was again interrupted. , looks like this is back. the donald trump disarray at some of the rallies. it is a different world. how much worse or how problematic are the optics of all of this for him? mark: i'm a big fan of the first amendment. that includes the right of speakers to speak. i think that if this continues day in and day out it will be part of the clinton campaign trying to paint him as a chaos candidate. i also think it rallies his face. i think his conduct in those
clips is not a winning formula. it is trump being trump. he can be donald trump in some other way. but on balance in the general election contest, it is a net negative in the general contest. they will pay more attention to it than people who are voting on other issues. john: i think his base is already rallied. it will be rallied for a long time. i do not think that helps him. again, i keep thinking about who , are the persuadable voters? who are the people on the fence, who are movable? do they look at that mocking donald trump, that behavior, bullying regardless of what you , think about the protesters, you can think there within their rights to protest, which i do, and they are not allowed to be too disruptive in certain situations, but the bottom line is that is inflaming it rather than trying to tamp it down. i think for undecided voters, persuadable voters, that is not a look that is appealing to them. mark: i agree in the first blush that is correct.
i will say again, this is a guy who has said and done many things more outrageous than what he just did. he is even in the polls, so if willbehavior in rallies decide the election on the , margins, probably not helpful. i think the press will obsess about it more than it matters in the end. john: i am not obsessing about it, and i do not think he will be decisive. but i do think if you think about the way that the clinton thing feeds donald trump's attacks as untrustworthy images , like this, if they play out, are going to get worse. mark: these are his reactions. john: i think both. his reaction is not helpful and the images are bad. mark: i don't love his reaction. donald j trump, billionaire, working on another image these -- brand these days. ever since he beat his republican rivals, he has been pretty successful so far at consolidating support inside the party. or at least he has done faster than people expected. the latest news from this front is reported first by our bought
-- bloomberg colleagues phil , lee, jennifer and kevin reported that paul ryan telling confidants he is ready to end his standoff with trump. he is ready to endorse and is the party presumptive nominee. today, ryan says he has not made up his mind. ryan toldn for bloombergpolitics today that the speaker and donald trump will talk by phone this evening. meanwhile, mitt romney is still being mentioned as someone who might consider jumping into this presidential race as a independent or third party candidate. if ryan does endorse trump, how will that impact any calculations romney has about getting into this race? and being the main person going after trump? john: i do not know how seriously mitt romney is thinking about getting into this obviously a lot of people -- this race. obviously i look -- there are a lot of people trying to get him. it will make it harder. it would be easier for romney on two levels, one, having ryan as an ally would make it easier for him to get into this race. number two, in any scenario
where he becomes president, most certainly a three-way race, and that would be a race decided in the house, not that he would get the electoral votes on his own, and having paul ryan be on his side would make securing the presidency, in that somewhat far-fetched scenario but not totally impossible, a lot easier than having ryan being an official trump backer. >> the stop donald trump movement rests solely on it mitt romney decides to do this. the deliberations have been more detailed than have been reported so far. it is still difficult for him to do. i think it clearly becomes much harder. it is already hard for people in the anti-trump movement to say, i am this, but a lot of people i like are endorsing trump. for romney to say, this is a moral outrage, the notion that donald trump is the nominee and could be president when the guy , he picked as a running mate, who he describes as a close friend whose judgment he has , celebrated, endorses him --
♪ john: welcome back. joining us is brian fallon, the press secretary for hillary clinton's campaign. brian, thank you for crossing the bridge. which bridge did you come over? brian: the brooklyn bridge, always. john: thank you for doing that. we pointed out that one of your obama campaign managers in 2012 had trouble answering the question of what hillary clinton's original economic ideas were. brian: her answer was just fine. our infrastructure proposal which would invest 500 billion dollars into rebuilding our roads and bridges would put a lot of people to work.
that was good. mark: what is original? brian: a few things. one of the first speeches we gave in new york city, at the launch was about raising wages does -- wages. in that speech, she talked about a profit-sharing proposal that would incentivize companies. it would reward workers that have been responsible for the profit that corporations are seeing right now. mark: that is not part of the infrastructure plan. anything original about the infrastructure plan? brian: the level of investment far exceeds the president and how she would pay for it. mark: how would you pay for it? brian: by asking the wealthy to pay more, and corporate tax loopholes which we will announce with the plan. you guys should know that we put out a raft of different middle-class tax cut proposals including targeted tax credits for things like prescription drug costs and childcare. we have not revealed the whole extent of our middle-class -- mark: so more is coming? brian: absolutely.
we did that on purpose with an eye towards preserving it for the general election campaign. mark: talk about her general principles and how tax policy relates to economic growth for families? brian: there has been a lot of coverage to this effect which is that hillary clinton views the tax code as a vehicle for helping incentivize responsible behavior by corporate citizens. you have the profit-sharing proposal i mentioned. she also used the tax code to disincentivize some of that irresponsible corporate behavior we have seen. for instance, she would impose an exit tax on companies who tried to invert themselves and register themselves as having their headquarters abroad. that is something we have seen president obama crack down on. she would go further and say, all of those profits parked offshore we would not wait to , repatriate them in the united states. we will tax them as soon as you try to leave and move to whatever country you will headquarter yourself and. -- in. she has a clawback proposal. she would say if you close a
factory in the united states and move jobs overseas, we will clawback the value of your tax credit which helped subsidize your research. mark: these are all specific proposals. i am asking for how would you characterize her philosophy towards -- the umbrella. brian: what it adds up to? i think our story we will tell is that president obama has done a herculean task in terms of lifting the country out of a great recession. it rivaled the depression of several decades ago, but the prosperity we are starting to see is not fully shared. we still have a stacked deck where too much of the reward of the improved economy today are flowing to the top in terms of ceo pay, shareholder dividends. not enough of that money is flowing down. in terms of investing in the workforce. mark: so she would support economic policies that would take money from the people who are currently well-off and move it down the ladder? brian: that is what the tax proposal to incentivize
profit-sharing by corporation is all about. it is a carrot not a stick. , we think it would be a significant inducement towards more responsible -- and we think it is smart corporate behavior. obani, thek at ch greek yogurt company based in new york, the ceo of that company made headlines a few weeks ago for announcing he will reward his employees with stock. we think that is the type of smart, forward-looking approach to running your business that we should incentivize. mark: at the end of four years, of hillary clinton's first term, how would middle-class families be doing? brian: she said her number one goal is to see wages rise. that hasn't happened in a couple of decades. mark: by? brian: i will not put a number on it, but our goal is to achieve something we have not seen since the 1990's. which is not just putting more people to work, but seeing more people paid higher wages. john: she has talked about how president clinton is going to have a role in her white house as economic advisor. can you tell us, number one is he advising her on the economy now? and in what ways? brian: you know better than most
people, he has got a wealth of ideas at any given time. john: are there ideas that she has put forward that come from him? brian: i think what she referred to in terms of what role he would play in the administration it is not an official role, but , -- an official role where he would be in the cabinet, but perfect -- particularly focused on areas that have seen this investment. she made the comments in kentucky and virginia with how to lift up. >> the ideas he has given her on the trail now? i will not credit any of these proposals exclusively to him, that would not be accurate. she has had a raft of individuals that she solicits advice from. these proposals are her own. >> she has taken chris is in for this, the notion that it would be a 2 for the price of one. brian: i think she has been sincere.
it would not come across as genuine and i think people would think it was phony if people acted like she wasn't going to take his advice. mark: you are a former justice department spokesman. has secretary clinton been interviewed by the fbi or justice department regarding the e-mail investigation? brian: i do not have an update on that since the last time she was asked. mark: has her counsel been contacted? brian: to my knowledge, no. mark: when she is, will you announce it? brian: that is a good question. i'm sure it would not escape notice very long. one way or another, i am sure everybody will be apprised. mark: so as far as you know, no preliminary conversation about when and where? brian: let me be clear, because sometimes our political opponents try to parse words and suggest we are being misleading. since last august when this review was first announced, david kendall has been in recurring touch with officials at the justice department, as anybody would. mark: but nothing you know about? brian: nothing that has moved toward, can we schedule an appearance? mark: it is per -- reported now that terry mcauliffe is being investigated. do you know anything about that? brian: i do not.
mark: what do you and the campaign think about his ethics? brian: i have nothing to say on that. mark: do you have any reasons to believe he would do anything wrong? brian: i will not weigh in on the report. mark: i was just wondering what you thought of terry. john: i am sure you are aware of the instagram video donald trump posted. brian: i heard about it. mark: you have not looked at it? brian: i watched it. john: what did you think of it? brian: this is the latest in his , roger stone, developed strategy to try to distract from an issues-based campaign. which is what we intend to run. to be honest, i think it is bad strategy. i have seen smart republican operatives go on television and say they have tested these lines of attack and they alienate independent voters, especially women. to me every day he spends , engaged in this type of stuff is a misspent opportunity for him, in terms of the outreach he needs to do to improve his numbers. john: is it the campaign's plan,
when he raises these issues, all of hillary clinton's complicity in that, all of that stuff, is your plan to go through the whole campaign and respond in this way? it would be fair if it was. we will not dignify that with a response. brian: i do not think donald trump himself sees these attacks as having some political upside with independent voters. rick wilson and others have said, we tested this -- this is bad strategy. here is what i think he is doing -- i think he is trying to practice the politics that worked for him in the primary. which is throw stuff out there , and try to get under people's skin. heads.get into people's take whatever collateral damage it will bring in terms of hurting his negatives. his negatives are hard-earned at this point. people talk about the negatives of hillary clinton and him being apples to apples. he has gone outcome of those are his own words that have added up to those high negatives which as, for her these are the , product of attacks that have
been directed at her. i think he has courted the downsides of accruing these high negatives because he thinks this is a way to get inside his opponent's head. hillary clinton is not going to go for that. she cannot get psyched out. you saw that she sat through 11 hours before the benghazi committee hearing in october. this is somebody who has a steel backbone. john: we will practice on you we , will see if we can crack you. we will see if we can crack you. two are for coming in. up next, we have two republican strategists. kelly and conway and dan fee nor we will be right back with that. , ♪
we've been talking about the trump donor score today. how did he do it? >> he does it through charm. he vanquished 16 opponents. these are businessmen who deal in the free market. >> and women. >> yes. and i think it's a very successful first outing with the rnc. it shows the party unity starts from the top. mark: you are for trump -- and you are not. >> i am not. mark: you acknowledge this is an impressive list. adon't want to put too fine point on this, but shouldn't you give up? if he can put together a list like this, why not say -- >> donors fall into basically two categories. most major donors are staying out of it. they are either open to funding an independent candidate or they will sit on the sidelines.
a lot of that was chronicled in a new york times article over the weekend. the other group, some of them are saying i am on board. others are saying, i do not want to be seen as being disloyal for the party. i am signing my name, i am on board, but i am not going to do real work, either because i don't like trump or he doesn't need my money. push comes to shove, if this race is truly winnable for trump, he has the capacity to fund it. mark: update us on where the search for a third candidate stands. dan: no update. mark: is it still alive? dan: still alive. mark: give us some i -- some odds. dan: i would say the odds are -- kellyanne: i think you would find amelia ehrhardt before you find -- john: i want to ask you both, if the people on "the new york times" list will never give to
trump and you have these people on the other side, is this enough to get trump the amount of money he needs? kellyanne: it is an amazing and impressive start. and i think there is a third category missed in that article and in dan's binary view. those who are going to give but have not yet given, trying to decide where is a safe, comfortable vehicle? is there a super pac that already exists? is there one that should be created? and let's say the magic word here. a lot of folks are #neverhillary. they are big donors and they will, the stump to help the nominee. john: if they hold, will trump be able to raise enough money? if the koch brothers and others stay off the field? dan: i do not think donald trump -- that will not get him a fraction of what hillary is going to raise. if you believe you can do what he did in the primary which is
get a ton of unearned media and win that way, which i am skeptical of, that's one thing, but the idea that he will be able to compete on resources -- we are at the end of may. the election is in a few months. colin romney had all the money he needed and lost eight of nine swing states. mark: was president obama born in the united states? kelly and: yes. mark: did vince foster commit suicide? >> no. mark: if donald trump asks you if you he should keep talking about these things, would you say yes or no? kellyanne: i do not think he talks about where president obama was born. he hasn't done that in years. and vince foster was a footnote. he is responding in kind to hillary clinton saying he is not good for women. he's a sexist. he's a misogynist. and he's responding. the 1990's, the main thing he is talking about, bill clinton and women in the 1990's.
a lot of young people are now googling paul a jones. paying them $850,000. what people are going to focus on, this is a man in power and he was having affairs with subordinates in the white house. the man lost his law license in the state of arkansas. he was the governor, and the president lost his license to practice law. mark: are you concerned about him going to these places? dan: it is ludicrous that we are in 2016 and we will have a national election about bill clinton in the 1990's. >> we are not. >> i hope not. if i thought the state of the republican party is pathetic, it would take it to a whole different level. >> but it won't be. you know that. i believe his speech was about guns in washington state and they did not cover it. they only covered what i said about bill clinton. that's there. john: these are couple of facts.
bill clinton was impeached over his affair with monica lewinsky. these issues were litigated in 1990's. by the time he left office, democrats winning in the midterm election, gaining seats, almost unprecedented. >> five. john: he exits office with an approval rating north of 60% after republicans made a crusade about this. how is it politically savvy to relive something that did not work the first time? >> it's totally different now. say, i hope, let me the campaign is fought on issues. nobody has asked me to compare the health care plans of donald trump and hillary clinton. let's be fair, this is what people are covering now. hillary clinton is explaining more than she is campaigning. on your question about comparing bill clinton as a sitting president with a good economy and peace abroad and hillary clinton is not the president. it is a really weak response for her to say, all of a sudden, it is the royal we.
now it is the royal we. we reformed welfare, we created 23 million jobs. john: so her motto is stop us before we cover sex again. dan: i agree that this trump tactic will jostle the clinton campaign. it will kind of throw them off. they don't really know how to deal with trump. but honestly, what voters is he appealing to with this message? maybe consolidating the hard right. which again if he has to do that , in late may, that is problematic. kind of like trying to build a fund-raising army in late may. who is he speaking to with that? kellyanne: i hope eventually he gets her on health care, the fact that she has been in public life for 30 years and has done nothing to improve the lot of women. she has improved her own lot.
she got millions of dollars to do speeches. she is not even that interesting to listen to. what the world did they pay for? you can get that for free and nobody wants to listen. let's force a two-way conversation on abortion. let's show who is really extreme. i hope he does all of that. dan: do you think he will be able to? his record is ridiculous on abortion. >> it reminds people of how long the clintons have been around and that is not a subtle point. they have been around so long. you are promising to do all of these things, but what have you done? john: i will say, i am not here to carry her water, but since we did not book a democrat in this segment, she has done a lot to help the lives of women. kellyanne: she ought to talk about it. mark: paul ryan, on the precipice of supporting trump? dan: i have nothing to report. mark: you are very close to him.
will you be disappointed if paul ryan endorses trump? dan: yes, i will. all republican leaders should think twice about endorsing someone who is trafficking racism and sexism and misogyny and is not a conservative. mark: he met with him last week and said he is a conservative guy. dan: and has a great personality. [indiscernible] john: when you see rick perry -- dan: i think it is pathetic. john: rick perry had the same views as you on donald trump, but now is supporting. dan: he is stronger language.
he called them a cancer. mark: if you feel that's pathetic, why would it not be equally pathetic if paul ryan --? dan: paul's thinking on this, he thinks he can actually sway and educate trump to be a more responsible candidate, which will help house republicans. if he is able to get donald trump to endorse the house republican agenda and act like an adult -- i am skeptical. john: how do you think donald trump is going to respond to that paternalistic attitude? >> the way he has reacted all along, however, i give this be her a lot of credit, to endorse the party's nominee. and i agree with speaker ryan. if you don't like something, instead of stomping your feet outside, go inside and try to help them. dan: just the distinction with rick perry. because this is important. there are more politicians who are like rick perry than paul ryan. rick perry called him a cancer on the party. but he is campaigning to be trump's vice president. this makes trump's point.
trump has validated his thesis of the race which is the republican establishment will do anything for fear of missing out. they are craven. true to the 11 million voters that supported donald trump? mark: we are going to vegas, we are putting all of our money on who for his running mate? >> i will go out -- i will say tom cotton. >> bob corker. >> or mike pence. mark: dan, never trump. kellyanne, trump forever. john: interesting findings from our slice poll after this quick word from our sponsors. ♪
washington bureau. let's talk about the support for this key demo. doug: clinton has a lead. she is leading by seven points. it is a true swing demographic. if you look at elections from 1992 through 2008, every single election, the winner carried this group nationally and in the states where we can look at the data, the winner carried that demographic as well. in this key swing demographic, clinton is up by seven points. john: let's look at a couple of key segments. white voters, female voters, independents. doug: we see some real polarization.
among women, clinton is leading strong double digits. among men, trump is leading. he has a slightly among -- slightly among the slight -- slight lead among independents as well. race is a substantial issue. white voters are supporting him. clinton, she has a strong double-digit lead with minority voters. this key swing group mirroring a lot of demographic differences. the results on the top line works in clinton's favor. mark: in the data you just ran through, if you were trump, what would make you happiest? doug: the thing that would make me happiest, i am leading among independents. that is obviously something --
something that is going to be critical, and among this group of voters he wants to be winning , that group. however he should be a little , bit concerned he is not dominating among white voters in these key states. wisconsin, michigan, ohio, and pennsylvania. in the end, a lot of the theory of this race is that trump can cut into traditionally democratic constituencies or swing constituencies in a way that can take away states that have traditionally gone democratic. this brings up the point that may be that is not going to be so easy, and perhaps more important, that he will have to build a more traditional republican coalition. evangelicals in that type of group, rather than cutting into traditional democratic strongholds. mark: thank you very much. we will have more slicing and dicing. listen to us on the radio at any time and 99.1 fm john: the great will leitch takes us to the movies.
john: if you are a politics junkie, normally the summertime is a bit of eighth news. not so this summer, a lot going on. a lot in terms of politics, but at the cinema, there will be a lot of juicy politically-themed movies. so, what do we do to get a preview? we asked the great will leitch our culture and politics intersection correspondent to take a look and take us to the movies. ♪ >> it is almost summer and the air-conditioned movie season of comic book adaptations and more superheroes and robots is upon us. this is not the time for your high-minded oscar fare.
unless, of course, you include the ninja turtle sequel produced by michael bay. nevertheless on the eve of , elections, still some stones that may impact the political race. first off, "money monster," directed by jodie foster. a jim cramer-like wall street tv huckster, played by george clooney is taken hostage by a man who lost his life savings. >> pick it up. put it on. >> how do i know it won't blow up? >> because i have the detonator. >> next, there is "weiner." remember anthony weiner's ill-fated, ill-conceived, darkly hilarious attempt to run for the mayor of newark city? well there were documentarians , they're capturing every
minute. this is not exactly an incident. a politician with woman problems. >> this is the worst. doing a documentary on my scandal. >> also coming soon, "the purge: election year." i'm just going to quote the copy. trapped on the streets of d.c., security musther survive an annual night of terror. it is the purge, washington style. >> join me as we eliminate evil. >> this sounds like a movie donald trump would actually write in 140-characters bursts. sad. theking of the donald, even "ghostbusters" reboot has somehow turned political. makingmp: now they are ghostbusters with only women. what's going on? >> "south side with you," the most overtly political movie of
the year. it is a political "before sunrise." while all of the rest of us are losing our minds over this election, one envies the first couples ability to get away from it all by sitting down to watch a movie about themselves. >> i wonder if i could write a somethat would have influence. >> on politics? >> maybe. john: you have not seen "weiner" yet? mark: i have not. john: you have to see it, it is incredible. i have seen it and i will say, it is the documentary to end all documentaries. in terms of being able to -- in every documentary, political documentary, there come moments where you think, i wish i was behind that closed door. i wish i was witnessing that moment right is the scandal hits, right at that most
embarrassing moment. the camera is there at every one of those moments. it is incredible. from a viewer's point of view, you get to see what it was like inside that campaign in a way that does not feel cheated. mark: i think "ghostbusters" is slightly overrated. john: the original? mark: yes. john: it is over. you and me, we are done. and this one, so far everything i have seen about it makes me a little worried. john: and i don't think it's good politics for trump to be trashing it on instagram. we will be right back. ♪
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