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the happiest place on earth headed to a galaxy far, far away. disney with the "star wars" expansions. "star wars" theme parks. covering 14 acres each. featuring new rides and restaurants. no word on when the expansions will happen. "early start" continues right now. >> the 2016 circus came to town to the iowa state fairgrounds. donald trump revealing a plan to stop illegal immigration. hillary clinton defending her e-mail use as secretary of state as more of a dozen others make their voices heard. breaking this morning. an indonesian airliner crashed. search and rescue crews facing challenges to get to the
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wreckage. good morning. i'm christine romans. welcome to "early start." it is 5:00 a.m. let's starts with politics. donald trump finally filling in details on his plans for immigration reform. after weeks of talking about immigration, but avoiding specifics. now we have them. a six-page blueprint for how a president trump would fix immigration. garnish illegal wages from low wage workers, reform the h-1-b system. sunlen serfaty has lathe latest. >> reporter: christine, donald trump is off the campaign trail this morning. he has been called in for jury duty. he will report at the state court in manhattan today. trump says he thinks it will be fun and is looking forward to it. this is as trump is trying to put forward more substance. the campaign releasing the first policy document on his plan for
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immigration. the issue that ignited that initial burst of support he saw. for the first time, revealing how trump will propose to pay for the wall along the u.s. border. saying until mexico does, he will impound all remittance payments from illegal wages. impose fees on the visas and ceos. he would end the birthright citizenship. saying that is the biggest magnet for illegal immigrants. there are parts of the immigration policy that are still not clear. trump in this policy document calls for criminal undocumented
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immigrants. >> we have to make a whole new set of standards. when people come in. >> you will split up families? >> chuck, we will keep the families together. >> you will kick them out? >> they have to go. >> what if they have no place to go? >> we will work with them. they have to go. chuck, we either have a country or don't have a country. >> reporter: and the dnc has responded saying trump is part of the longstanding obsession of mass deportations. and vice president joe biden is still mulling the decision if he should run or not in the race for 2016. senior white house correspondent jim acosta has the latest. >> reporter: christina, president obama is on martha's
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vineyard. joe biden had time off last week determining if he should make a run for the white house. those close to him say he is nowhere near a decision. biden is talking to those who would see if he has a chance against hillary clinton. hillary clinton has seen by top democrats inside and outside the white house as someone who will protect on president obama's legacy. biden would have to take on a tough battle against bernie sanders. he is now hot on clinton's heels in the polls in the key battle ground states. here is what bernie sanders had to say. >> i have known joe for many years and everybody who knows joe likes him and respects him. the decision as to whether or not he runs is his. if he does run, i promise him an issue-oriented campaign debating the major issues. >> reporter: sources close to biden are staying tight lipped
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on which way the vice president is leaning. he spend his vacation in south carolina. home to one of his biggest loyalists. all of which will fuel speculation that biden is taking a hard look at this. christine. >> jim, thank you. republicans pouncing on the hillary clinton e-mail controversy this morning after the democratic frontrunner made a joke of the disappearing message service snapchat over the weekend. i love it, she said to a fund-raiser. the crowd loved it, but republican campaigns saw it as an opportunity. she dismissed suggestions she was taking the controversy too lightly. >> most importantly, i never sent classified material on my e-mail and i never received any classified. i will let whatever this inquiry is go forward and will, you know, await the outcome of it.
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the state department has confirmed what i just said to you. >> it's a criminal problem. it will be a serious problem for her. it will be about as serious as it gets. you look at general petraeus. he was destroyed over a much lesser event. >> his e-mails were marked classified. hers were not. >> i think some of hers were. they took a lot of markings off. somebody has a big problem. >> any worry republicans could overplay their hand on this e-mail controversy? >> it is what it is. it was a terrible thing she did. it was actually a foolish thing. there was no reason to do it. she has a big problem. >> you know, in the debate last week, i made the statement that hillary clinton has lied. she has lied about benghazi. she lied about her server. she has lied about her e-mails. there were some in the media that found that language harsh, although the majority of americans agree with me mu. the more this story goes on, it is clear she has lied. >> dr. ben carson, the number
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two candidate in the polls, trying to clarify his views on abortion. he was asked to square his research on fetal tissue in the '90s. on sunday, he was asked at the iowa state fair soap box and nbc news to explain when he thinks life begins. >> what i believe is life starts at conception. i said there are a lot of people who think that it's at the heart pete. i think most people can come to the conclusion that once you have a heart beat, that you clearly have a living organism. >> the iowa state fair and famed soap box offering a platform to three more gop candidates today. scott walker and lindsey graham and carly fiorina are scheduled for today. the soap box is a beloved tradition at the fair. it is a rite of passage for candidates. if you want to be president, you
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go on the soap box and you do grilling. trump and hillary clinton both chose to skip the soap box. happening today, the super pac for jeb bush will spend money. right to rise usa set to make ad buys in several states. the ads will air september through december. bush is set to campaign in south carolina today and conduct a military town hall. mike huckabee heading to israel to discuss the nuclear deal. the candidate said the iran deal would take the israelis quote to the door of the oven. >> i think it is the most dangerous situation that we face not just for the middle east, but the rest of the world and a long time. this is essentially arming and
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equipping a terrorist state. the iranian government is not to be trusted. for 36 years, they kidnapped americans and killed americans. they hold americans hostage right now. we're being pushed to get into a deal that gives us nothing, but gives the iranians the capacity to end up with a nuclear weapon. >> huckabee expressed admiration, sort of, for republican rival donald trump. calling him a master at branding. it helped him get ten times the press coverage. huckabee said if he got that attention, he would be leading in the polls the. the u.s. pentagon planning to expand the drones overseas. it would broaden intelligence in ukraine, iraq, syria, south china sea and south africa. it would grow the military capacity for lethal air strikes. if put into action, it would be
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the most significant boost since 2011. the obama administration told china its law enforcement personnel do not have permission to work in the u.s. the white house has warned beijing about the operation fox hunt. the agents are covertly working through america and hunting down their agents and bring them back to china. a spokesperson did make clear that chinese law enforcement personnel cannot work in the u.s. without the pentagon's permission. time for an early start on your money. european and asian shares are higher. oil prices falling. down to a six-year low for oil. at&t worked in a close partnership with the nsa for years to retrieve information. at&t gave the agency access to billions of e-mails on the networks and allowed the agency to monitor communications with
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breaking news this morning from indonesia. two aerial search planes spotted debris from who officials believe may be an airliner that went missing with 54 people on board. the plans to send two ground teams to the location in the province of papua now suspended due to weather. let's turn to cnn's kathy novak
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now for the latest. >> reporter: christine, the teams tell us they are 95% sure the debris is from the plane that went missing yesterday, but they cannot get to it. the ground teams are stuck on a mountain 11,000 feet high. it is foggy and rainy and past 6:00 p.m. in the indonesian province of papua. it is too dark to do anything else. the search has been suspended until morning. two planes spotted this debris. they are still looking for big pieces of debris. they were told by villagers that the villagers saw the plane crash into the mountain and they saw the wreckage. the problem is just getting to it. it is very rugged terrain. to give you an idea of how rugged, planes have gone down in the area in the past and the wreckage has never been found. devastating for the loved ones of the 54 people on board, including five children. they are waiting another night to get any news.
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they were being told there is still a chance someone may have survived, but the likelihood is very slim given the situations they are facing. >> a heart breaking situation. so much waiting. they have to get to the wreckage. thank you, kathy. an army sky diver has died from injuries he suffered when a stunt at the chicago air and water show went wrong. 32-year-old specialist corey hood collided in mid air with another performer. video showing him falling from the sky. witnesses describe the scene. >> what looked like he was unconscious as he came down. >> hood died sunday at the chicago hospital. the other parachutist tim holland suffered a broken leg in the collision. federal investigators trying to determine what caused two planes to collide in mid air on approach to an airport in san
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diego. four people on board the two planes were killed. official says both planes broke into pieces. this happened sunday morning two miles from the brown field municipal airport in otay mesa, california. the faa says a technical glitch at the faa center was responsible for hundreds of flight delays and cancellations over the weekend. the problem was fixed on saturday, but hubs were experiencing delays on sunday. the faa says the investigators are still trying to diagnose the problem. wildfires still scorching the west and burning out of control in four states. the fires fueled by drought conditions and heat and high winds. more than 50 homes lost in washington state. in california, hundreds of firefighters battling the blaze in angelos national forest. in idaho, the soda fire has covered nearly 300,000 acres.
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will the weather in the west help turn things around in the battle against the firefighters? meteorologist pedram javaheri has the latest. >> christine, the active fires are remarkable. 106 coming into play with large active fires and 6 million acres of land scorched. look at the landscape. this is laid out across much of the western u.s. and what the firefighters have to deal with. you have the fires developing in the mountainous areas and you have the canyon regions. you see this in cities with large buildings and embers kick up and you have spot fires downstream. that is an issue for the firefighters. i want to show you what is happening in the southwest. excessive heat warnings. temperatures in the 110s. phoenix gets up to 111. 104 is considered normal.
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in boise, temperatures in the mid-90s. the heat is in place there. in the northeast, much of the same. washington in the upper 90s. new york city, going from 93 to the mid-80s by the later portion of the week. pedram javaheri, thank you for that. apparently 20 under par is a really big deal. australian jason day is going where no pro golfer has gone before in winning the pga. his first major championship. andy scholes has the bleacher report next. h hope pe doesn't work on wrinkles. neutrogena® rapid wrinkle repair has the fastest retinol formula... to work on fine lines and even deep wrinkles in just one week. neutrogena®.
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golfer jason day finally winning his first major over the weekend and he made history in the process. andy scholes has more in the bleacher report. >> good morning, christine. what an amazing performance by jason day. he finished the pga championship at 20 under par. the best score ever at any major. day was leading into the final round. he had another great round with jordan spieth on his heels. day came through shooting a 5 under on sunday. after finishing in the top five seven times in his career, day finally captured the major. >> when i was walking up to the green reading my first putt, i started shedding some tears. to be able to go through a lot at a young age and go through some hard times, you know, i
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started crying. i felt like a baby. >> generally, 17 under would be good enough to win a major, unfortunately, it wasn't this time around for jordan spieth. he got second place, but spieth passed rory mcilroy in the rankings and now is the number one golfer in the world. second youngest behind tiger woods. tebow mania is back. for the first time in two years, tim tebow back on the nfl field. coming in for the eagles in the second half against the colts. it was vintage tebow. ran for a seven--yard touchdown. tebow said it was fun to be playing football again. he is fourth on the quarterback depth chart. david densin is the first openly gay active player on the major league team. he went public with the milwaukee newspaper after first revealing it to his family and
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the brewers minor league team in helena, montana. he said his teammates have been supportive. finally this has a lot of people talking this morning. steelers linebacker james harrison posted a picture of his son's participation trophies. he said he is proud of his son, but he is sending them back because he did not earn them. they did not get first place so they don't deserve a trophy. we had a heated debate in the sports office, christine. where do you stand? should everybody get a trophy or only to the team that is first place? >> i am undecided on this. so many say you don't make a winner for participating. winning should be winning. you also want to support the little athletes. >> i tell you what, when i was in little league, if we did not win a championship, we got a sno-cone and happy meal.
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i'm on james harrison's side. >> i would rather have a sno-cone than the actual trophy. thanks. tweet us. should they get the trophy? 26 minutes past the hour. developments in the race for president. donald trump finally putting meat on the bones of his illegal immigration policy and hillary clinton fields questions about her use of e-mail as secretary of state. if your purse is starting to look more like a tissue box... you may be muddling through allergies. try zyrtec® for powerful allergy relief. and zyrtec® is different than claritin®. because it starts working faster on the first day you take it. zyrtec®. muddle no more™ . but it is not the device that is mobile, it is you. real madrid have about 450 million fans. we're trying to give them all the feeling of being at the stadium. the microsoft cloud gives us the scalability
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donald trump and hillary clinton steal the show at the
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iowa state fair. trump unveiling his plan to fight illegal immigration. breaking news this morning. search and rescue teams struggle to reach the crash site with 54 people on board. the death toll rises in the series of chemical explosions in china. more than 100 dead. dozens missing this morning. their families are furious demanding answers. welcome back. i'm christine romans. it is 30 minutes past the hour. donald trump finally filling in the details for immigration reform. after weeks of talking about immigrati immigration, but avoiding specifics, we have some. a six-page blueprint for how a president trump would deal with it. he would raise visa fees and reform the h-1-b visa system. we have sunlen serfaty with the
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latest from washington. >> reporter: christine, trump is off the campaign trail doing something all of us can relate to all too well. he has been called in for jury duty. he will report for civic duty at the state court in manhattan. he thinks it will be fun and he is looking forward to it. this comes as trump is trying to put forward substance as a candidate. campaign releasing the first policy document on his plan for immigration. the issue that ignited that initial burst of support he saw for the first time revealing how trump will get mexico to pay for the wall along the border. the wall he had been pushing for since he got into the race. he says he would impound all remittance payments. issue fees on visas to ceos. he would propose to end the law of birthright citizenship.
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it is the biggest magnet for illegal immigration. he is calling for the i.c.e. officers to be tripled along the border. there are parts of the immigration policy that are still not clear. trump in this policy document calls for criminal undocumented immigrants to be deported. he doesn't say anything about all legal immigrants deported which he called for in the past. >> we have to make a whole new set of standards. when people come in, they have to come in. >> you will deport children? >> we will keep the families together. we have to keep them together. they have to go. >> what if they have no place to go? >> we have to work with them. they have to go. chuck, we have a country or we don't have a country. >> reporter: the democratic national convention saying trump has reignited in their words the gop longstanding obsession with mass deportation.
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>> thank you, sunlen serfaty. the vice president joe biden will consider if he should jump into the race for the white house. the vice president hearing from advisers if there is room for him in a democratic contest where a lot of the money and campaign talent is spoken for. we have jim acosta for us from the white house. >> reporter: the president is especial enjoying vacation here on martha's vineyard, but vice president joe biden is considering running for the white house. that decision is expected to come at an the end of the summer. the former secretary of state, by the way, is seen by top democrats as someone who will protect and expand on president obama's legacy. biden will have to take on a tough battle against bernie
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sanders who is hot on clinton's heels in the polls. here is what bernie sanders had to say about a possibility of a biden candidacy. >> i have known joe for many years. i like him and respect him. the decision if he runs is his. if he runs, i promise him an issue-oriented campaign facing the major issues. >> reporter: sources close to biden say he is staying tight lipped on the issue. the former chairman of the state in south carolina is discussing the matter with biden. christine. thank you, jim. republicans pouncing on the hillary clinton e-mail controversy after the frontrunner made a joke of the disappearing message service snapchat. a service where the messages disappear quickly.
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clinton said i love it to laughter at the fund-raiser in iowa. her supporters liked it, but republican campaigns saw an opportunity to blast her. she dismissed suggestions she was taking the controversy too lightly. >> most importantly, i never sent classified material on my e-mail and i never received any that was marked classified. so i'm going to let whatever this inquiry is go forward and will await the outcome of it. the state department has confirmed what i just said to you. >> it's a criminal problem. it will be a serious possible for her. it will be about as serious as it gets. you look at general petraeus, he was destroyed over a much lesser event. >> his e-mails were marked classified. >> i think some of hers were. they took a lot of markings off. somebody has a big problem. >> any worry republicans could
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overplay their hand on the e-mail controversy? >> it is what it is. it was a terrible thing she did. it was a foolish thing. there was no reason to do it. she has a big problem. >> you know, in the debate las s week, i made the statement hillary clinton lied. she lied about benghazi and lied about her server and lied about her e-mails. some in the media found that language harsh, although the majority of americans agree with me. the more the story goes on, the more it becomes clear she has lied. dr. ben carson, the fox news poll's number two, trying to clarify his views on abortion. he was asked to square his research on fetal tissue work in the early '90s. on sunday, he was asked at the iowa state fair soap box and on nbc news to explain when he thinks life begins. >> what i believe is life starts at conception.
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i said there are a lot of people who think that it is at the heart beat. most people, i think, can come to the conclusion that once you have a heart beat that you clearly have a living organism. >> the iowa state fair and its famous soap box offering a platform to three more candidates today. scott walker and lindsay graham and carly fiorina. the des moines register soap box is a beloved tradition at the state fair and rite of passage for the candidates. you have to basically man the grill and get up on the soap box if you want to be president. donald trump and hillary clinton both choosing to skip the scope box. the super pac will start spending money in the deep pockets for jeb bush. right to rise is set to make an early buy in new hampshire, south carolina and iowa. the ads start running in mid-september and air through
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december. bush is set to campaign in south carolina where he meets with veterans and conducts a military town hall. mike huckabee heading to israel to discuss the iran nuclear deal. just last month, the republican candidate said the iran deal will take israel quote to the door of the oven. huckabee telling cnn's state of the union sunday it is important to talk about this deal with israelis. >> i think it is the most dangerous situation that we face not just for the middle east, but the rest of the world in a long time. this is essentially arming and equipping a terrorist state. iranian government is the is not to be trusted. they kidnap americans and kill americans and hold hostage right now, americans. this is a deal that gives us nothing and iran the right to a nuclear weapon. >> mike huckabee calling donald
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suspended due to weather. we have kathy novak with lathe latest. >> reporter: it is devastatinde. we had an update confirming the search and rescue mission had to be called off and will resume in the morning if the weather allows. this is the second day in a row this has happened. ville villager say they saw the aircraft wreckage. two search crews have been hiking, but have had to stop due to the fog rolling in. the terrain is steep sloped and high mountains. it is difficult to reach this area they are trying to get to. as you say, absolutely heart breaking for the families of the people. they were being told there is a faint hope there may be survivors, but the likelihood is
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very slim. unfortunately, christine, this is all too familr in indonesia. last december, 162 people died when the plane flying from indonesia to singapore crashed into the sea. then a military plane went down killing 130 people. some civilians, some were the people on the ground. this particular airline has been operating since 1991. had 19 accidents before this one. a lot of questions about the safety of flying in indonesia. >> kathy, let us know when searchers can get there to take a look at that site. thank you. let's look at what is coming up on "new day." michaela joins us. >> good morning, christine. on "new day" the anti-establishment push is reaching a new level with the pollers. some political new comers are picking up ground. among them donald trump. he is releasing details of his immigration plan. we will have details on that and
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the death toll from the explosions in northern china keeps rising. it now stands at 114. the investigation now focuses on what was being stored in the port so any dangerous chemicals can be contained and removed. we have cnn's will ripley with us. this is an amazing story to cover. the environmental issues and the
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chinese government trying to control information so tightly. what is the latest, will? >> reporter: on multiple fronts, christine, you are right. for the people here, it is overwhelming and devastatindeva. this was a two-story office building. the explosion happened late wednesday night. thankfully people were not inside. there were people, migrant construction workers who fuel the country's economy. they were living here in these houses. these tin houses and described to us on the first day the roofs coming in. the windows smashing. you can see some of the pets. their dogs are still here. people have been bringing in food and water trying to take care of them. we don't know where the owners are. there are children's toys strewn about as well. we don't know if everybody here made it out okay. the people we interviewed said they don't know if all of the
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other workers survived. we visited the blast site earlier. we have been as close to the actual zone. you see the magnitude of disaster. there are still 80 people still missing. many still firefighters. they went in and were unaware they were dealing with toxic chemicals. they used water on the chemicals and that may have been the issue igniting the explosion. we see people's shoes laying on the ground. china is promising criminal charges and a criminal investigation if it turns out there was abuse of power or criminal negligence. they don't expect to find more survivors. the number of dead could continue to rise. christine. >> 114 is the official death toll and 70 still missing. many of those firefighters. will ripley, thank you. 53 minutes past the hour.
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i'm christine romans. let's get an early start on your money. stocks mostly higher around the world. japan's economy contracted last quarter, but not as bad aspe expect expected. look at this. u.s. crude down 2%. trading below $42 a barrel. disappointing growth in asia. a supply boom driving offensive line lower. the happiest place on early headed to a galaxy far, far away. disney with two "star wars" expansions at california and florida parks. the busiest expansions ever. 14 acres and new rides and restaurants. no word on when the expansions will open. donald trump finally putting meat on the bones of immigration plan. "new day" picks up that story
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now. >> i will fight as hard as i can. >> we need accomplishment. >> the voters like me. >> enough is enough. wildfires still scorching the west. >> ripping up the hillside. >> we have to keep hosing ourselves down. >> i was outrunning flames. search and recovery efforts for the passenger plane. >> it is too soon to say what the cause was. >> they are flying older aircraft. >> appalling. north korea threatening to retaliate against the u.s. >> north korea often makes these statements. >> this is "new day" with chris cuomo and alisyn camerota. >> good morning. welcome to "new day." it is monday, august 17th. up first, donald trump ups the
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ante coming out with the immigration plan and the hiring he will use to challenge the rest of the field. the republican front runner is taking a hard line on the mexican wall and deporting all undocumented immigrants. a poll in the latest of the frontrunners and which candidates made their mark in iowa this weekend. cnn's sara murray is live with the latest. >> reporter: good morning. the first debate shaking up the field. we had a ton of retail politics in iowa. let's take a look. donald trump keeping soaring. landing at the top of the fox news poll and winning support from one in four republican primary voters. trump is not the only one climbing. rounding out the top tier of the anti-establishment crowd,
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neurosurgeon ben carson with 12%. and ted cruz with 10%. losing ground, jeb bush, coming in fourth with 9% support. a six-point drop from early august. now, trump is offering more red meat from conservatives, a hard lined immigration plan. saying on "meet the press," he supports deporting children brought in illegally. >> you are going to deport children? >> no, no, we are going keep the families together. we have to keep them together. >> but you are going to keep them together out. >> they have to go. >> the six-page proposal ends birthright citizenship. it puts stricter limits on legal immigration and pushes penalties on mexico if they refuse to fund a wall along the border. for most of the

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