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apprenti apprentice" you would leak to see her on her knees. and to jeb bush: how do you look at the families and say your brother's war was a mistake wait a minute. those questions were from the debate hosted by fox news back in august. and nobody complained. at cnbc's debate this week, there was some snark, but the questions weren't that difference. i'm not alone in noticing this. the "washington post" made the same observation. now the rnc has cut ties with nbc news for a future debate. i've got three experts, former cnbc anchor ted david, former cnn anchor frank sesno, and molly hemingway. first, representatives of the gop campaigns will meet tomorrow night. one won't be there. the one candidate on the stage who this week claimed to enjoy the questions, ohio governor
john kasich, who some described as the only grown up in the sandbox. he joins me from beverlily hills, california. governor for, on friday, reince priebus sent a letter to nbc ending the relationship for the upcoming february debate. he said the cnbc debate was conducted in bad faith. it seems like you're the only one among the republican candidates not beefing about the way in which that debate was moderated. explain that to me. >> well, look. i mean, you play the cards that you're dealt, michael. and look, i don't like this format. harry truman could never have been elected president of the united states with a 30-second or a 60-second kind of response. and who can rev people up the most, that's just the way it works right now. look, if i had my way, i would break this down into smaller groups and give everybody more time to talk about who they are and what they believe.
i'm not satisfied with the way this works. i love these could i have interviews where i can talk on a somewhat extended basis to people can hear who i am. my dad carried mail on his backs. my mother, her mother who lived with us could barely speak english. i'm standing on a stage with all these folks. god bless america, at the end of the day. >> i've compared the transcripts at each of the debates. i don't notice much of a difference. perhaps in tonality. do you think there's been a discernible difference in the types of questions put to the candidates? >> i've never really thought about it, michael. i never saw the democrat debate so i can't compare that. i can say in the first debate i felt the questions were fair. they asked me some questions that were interesting. in the third debate, you know,
they asked me a lot of questions, and i didn't feel anything was below the belt. the second debate was like a demolition derby. i didn't get asked any questions. i don't want to spend my time talking about the process of a debate. however they set it up, i'll show up and do the best i can to let people know who i am. it's just not something i'm focused on. >> governor, was there a particular moment on the campaign trail that caused you to say, enough, i've got to deliver this message? >> i want you to know i'm fed up. i am sick and tired of listening to this nonsense. and i'm going to have to call it like it is, as long as i'm in this race. >> well, look. when i started hearing talk about not continuing to have a strong medicaid and medicare program, that we can either do away with it or kind of choose if we want to be part of it or not, that was alarming to me. because our republican party and the conservative movement is important to me, but ideas like
that are just out in left field, and they tend to scare people. i saw these things continue to be put out. i just got to a tipping point. this is not unusual for me. a lot of times i've spoken out against what was conventional wisdom in my party. but i believe the republican party is a conservative party that puts government as a last resort, not as a first resort. and we need dramatic reform and change. we can't just throw things on the wall, hope it sticks, or to think that somehow, you know, putting a chicken in every pot is going to work for us, because i don't think it does in a general election, and i don't think it's good public policy. >> without saying their names, you are of course making specific reference to specific proposals from donald trump and from ben carson. as i heard you in the debate, here's what occurred to me. it seems that on the democratic side of the aisle, right now they are rewarding experience, and on the republican side of the aisle, what seems to be selling, i'll use your word, is
fantasy. why the disconnect? >> well, look, i think people are very frustrated. republicans are very frustrated. you know, they elect the majorities in the house and the senate and they feel they're not getting anything. and i understand it. i mean, we worry about the middle class family. i come from middle class. i mean, people feel as though the system is not working. politicians aren't telling the truth. and, you know, michael, for me, i play sort of both positions. i've worked with the establishment. but i've also been an outside-the-establishment guy. i've been a reformer all of my life and i've shaken a lot of things up and stepped on a lot of toes. at the end it's not about pontification. your aims have to be exciting but achievable. >> it has to be fascinating for you, you were the chairman of the budget committee at a time
when we had a balanced budget. you paid your dues and had success as a legislator. then you see individuals enter the political arena who have never been elected to anything. i'm referencing donald trump, ben carson, carly fiorina, who rocket to the top of the polls by saying things that are off the rails. >> well, look, i don't mean to have any personal attacks on anybody. but what i can say is that, can you imagine calling your mother and saying she's going to lose her medicare? can you imagine what it would be like in a family if somebody who came here illegally but has been law-abiding, when they get the notice that they're going to have to leave and leave their children here? when you hear those things, i think somebody has got to stand up and call it out. i think we need a fence. we need to control our border for sure. but if you've been a law-abiding person that you live here, you know, we'll give you a path to legalization, not a path to citizenship. and it is important that we control our border.
we lock our doors so people don't just wander in our homes. a country has a right to control its border too. but to say we're going to pick 10 or 11 million people up and just shove them out of here, you remember back in world war ii when they imprisoned japanese, what a dark spot that was on our history. the idea that we're going to deport all those people is not right. people are frustrated about illegal immigration. i am too. michael, the thing i want people to know, i'll take a team to washington to get our budget balanced and grow our economy, but what's equally important is that people realize that we have to strength the family in this country. we know it's been weakened. we have to strengthen our neighborhoods. you and i grew up in ethnic neighborhoods were people cared about one another, where our families were strong. we need to bring that back as well. a leader can set the tone.
but really, at the end it's families and neighborhoods that make america strong. and when that weak enweakens, wl week. >> governor kasich, thank you for being here. >> god bless. i just heard john kasich say you've got to play the cards you're dealt. joining me now, cnbc anchor ted david, frank cesno, and in molly hemingway, senior editor at the conservative website "the federalist." frank, that was the man you say won the debate. you also say the debate was a mess. why? >> because it was. because i think, and it suffered from a number of things. first, expectations. people saw cnbc doing the debate. this is the business channel, the economy channel, the jobs channel. they promised a real focus. there was an opportunity to focus. it didn't happen. second of all, a number of questions lacked followups. i too looked back at transcripts
of the previous debates. if you look at how anderson cooper ran the democrat debate, the first thing that comes to mind is, one, this was no free pass for liberals, and secondly, he followed up. when one candidate teed up with going the other candidate disagreed with, he tried to generate real discussion and debate. that didn't happen in the cnbc debate. finally, the whole spectacle of trying to ask snarky questions with a screaming audience behind them, six people asking questions, led to what i call a format meltdown. there was a structure to the debate that could have, should have, happened there. there were real issues, differences among the candidates to have debated. just what kasich said. does medicare get ended? do we ban the irs? do we raised retirement age? there was a moment to draw the candidates out on that. that is what i think was missed. >> ted, this is your former employer.
i want to show everybody a clip that sums up to my eyes and ears, cnbc is not exactly msnbc. let's remember the origin of the tea party. >> this is america. how many of you people want to pay for your neighbor's mortgage that has an extra bathroom and can't pay their bills? raise your hand. president obama, are you listening? >> i mean, to the extent there's any ideology attached to cnbc, and i don't know that there is, i would view it as a pro business, republican more than democratic oracle. you worked there. tell me. >> i would tell you that what i just saw there, and i'm not here to trash my former colleagues or the network, because i love the place, i was the first anchor on the air there. however, that kind of behavior is totally unfitting for a news person. and this is what i find troublesome in the media these days, is that media characters are now becoming the news. they're supposed to cover the news. this is not howard beale
screaming you're mad as hell, you can't take it anymore, opening your windows and scream. he's a bond reporter in the pit, supposed total me are my interest rates heading higher or lower. >> ron insana. why wasn't insan in sasana ther? >> thank you. these are all good people. i worked with becky, with carl, with john harwood. they're good people. however, if you're invited to play carnegie hall and you're the conductor, you send your virtuosi. that doesn't mean your second or third chair are bad. but you want to send your first chair. >> becky, what was it that caused you concern about john harwood even going into it? >> i was so surprised when i found out he would be moderating, because the rnc said they were going to take control of the debate process, not have people who were too biased against republicans. i follow harwood's work. he's a fine journalist, but it's
totally obvious that he supports democratic candidates and he's very hostile to republican candidates, you see this in his work on cnbc, at the "new york times," and particularly on twitter. he loves what hillary clinton is doing. he will defend any aspect of her controversies, scandals, benghazi, e-mail, whatnot. there's nothing a republican can do that is good enough for him. it was a very weird choice. i don't understand why the rnc, which should have seen this coming, allowed it to happen. >> let me assume for purposes of this discussion that everything you've said is correct. what's wrong with nevertheless having an antagonist be the questioner? after all, come the general election, somebody is going to have to stand on a stage with hillary clinton. maybe that's an actually good prep. >> it actually is. and you saw the candidates did very well, all except jeb bush did a very good job. in fact they were maybe even able to get away with not having more substantive answers because of the way the moderators were acting.
two problems. democrats don't get that same level of hostility, condescension and disdain that you see from moderators asking conservatives or republicans questions. i think you would see much less anger about the treatment of conservative candidates or republicans if you were seeing just, you know, that same level anger and hostility toward the democratic candidates. >> right. i'm not here to defend any hostility or any of the snark. i want to make it clear, there was snark. but when i look at the transcript, i do see a lot of substance. that opening question to trump was a substantive question until the cartoon reference. frank, i want to show you something. there was a ted cruz great one-liner that played out. let's all watch. >> the questions that have been asked so far in this debate illustrate why the american people don't trust the media. [ applause ] >> this is not a cage match. and you look at the questions.
donald trump, are you a comic book villain. ben carson, can you do math. john kasich, will you insult two people over here. marco rubio, why don't you resign. jeb bush, why have your numbers fallen. how about talking about the substantive issues people care about? >> frank, is that going to put future questioners in short pants before the debates even begin? what will be the ripple effect? >> oh, i don't think these are going to be much ripple effect except to know that if you're there and you're a moderator, you're likely to be attacked if the candidates don't like your questions. i think there's something really important to note here. you know, to some extent, cruz was right, there was a degree of snark, as he says, asking trump about being the comic book character. but the fact of the matter is, all those candidates, you know, could have and should have been pressed on those issues at some point. whether it was appropriate in that particular moment, let's leave that aside. the credibility of trump's candidacy, whether marco rubio missed all the votes he's
missing just prompt a resignation, that's fair game. just as anderson cooper asked bernie sanders if a socialist could be elected in this country, or asked hillary clinton if her flip-flops on an array of issues really deserved the kind of -- should win her the kind of support she's asking for. they should be asked tough questions, to defend their positions, and then engage with one another so that the public can figure these people out. >> go ahead. >> when cnbc is the host of the debate, should the questions have not been more targeted? what do you think the future of the european union is, is the euro still viable. >> yes. >> what about interest rates, who would you appoint as next chairman of the federal reserve, is janet yellen doing her job. >> molly, i have to say this, if the questions were about the euro, and ted is right, there should be questions about the euro, are 15 million people really going to watch? >> yes. >> absolutely. i think that people are interested in any number of
questions dealing with the economy. i think that's what the candidates prepared for. but i just want to say also, i don't think we should be so defensive about the criticisms. the media landscape is changing and the ability of mainstream media to be that gatekeeper between politicians and the people is going away. yahoo! just streamed an nfl game to how many millions of people, and conservatives and republicans are fed up. the time to debate whether there's a bias against conservatives is over. the question is whether journalists will do a good job of reflecting on this and thinking about how they be improve this relationship or lose their role as gatekeeper. >> frank, a quick comment. it's in the parties' best interests, candidly, that they scale back the debates. i think the party gets wounded if there are eight more debates. the democrats probably have a wiser idea in limiting the number, because it doesn't help the brand long term. take the final word. >> i think that's probably right. and so they've got to manage their profile and what's going to be effective.
i totally agree that this debate should have been on issues of the economy. that again is what the public was expecting. that's why i think cnbc has taken so many knocks. where are the jobs? what about income inequality? what about the markets? that's part of it. none of this, though, excuses those who want to say for some reason that candidates shouldn't be pressed on the tough questions as well. that goes with the territory. put them together. ask the tough questions about the economy in this debate, you would have had a winning formula. >> you're running for president of the united states. i agree. frank, molly, ted, three pros, thank you for being here. on my website, 1411 people have voted. it's a 50/50 deadlock as to whether the questions were fair. tweet me @smerconish. breaking today, the man who gave more money last year than any other republican in the country has made his pick.
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"reason," the libertarian magazine. and bob beckel, he managed walter mondale's campaign in 1984. s.c., what's the significance of this front page story about marco rubio landing the big donor? >> yes, paul singer is, as you say, a big donor, he was the biggest donor last cycle for republicans, a really interesting guy. a number of republicans who have now decided they're in favor of same-sex marriage. but he's very influential. to pick marco rubio at this early stage in the game signals that he thinks jeb bush, for all of his donors and infrastructure, is not going to go the long road, the long haul. and he thinks that marco rubio is the most electable in a general election. i happen to think he's probably right. he's looking at a matchup with hillary clinton and sees marco
rubio as the best contrast to her message. >> bob, let's address this conjecture that jeb could get out. nobody gets out with $100 million in their super-pac bank, right? >> no, that's right. look, what gets people out of presidential politics is when their treasurer comes to them and says, you're burning $100 million that you don't have. that's when you get out. this debate was a donor debate, particularly for bush. his donors were watching very closely. they looked at it expecting him to do better. he didn't. and i think you're going to start to see more erosion on his donor base. but nonetheless, he's still got a lot of money in the bank. >> yes. >> you libertarians like to think outside the box sometimes. let me think outside the box with you relative to jeb. is it possible his strategy was successful? marco rubio went back to washington and voted at 3:00 a.m. friday morning. so they pulled him off the campaign trail. rubio is going to face scrutiny
on his voting issues in a way that he would otherwise not have. >> i think it was rand paul who was right. he's the only one that could make that critique. he's voted 80 or 90%. everything jeb bush has deny terrible about winning elections. i disagree with bob, i think it's more than just the burn rate, which has been terrible already. humiliation can get you out of the race. jeb bush has humiliated himself so far. marco rubio really humiliated him by saying, i know your adviser told you to do this, but it was a mistake. >> his problem, s.c., he just doesn't transmit having fire in the belly. >> i've got a lot of really cool things other than sitting around, being miserable, listen to people demonize me and me being compelled to demonize them. that is a joke. elect trump if you want that.
>> i get the point he was making. does that sound to you like somebody who really desires to be president? >> no. i wrote this week in my column, he doesn't show that he can win. what voters are liking about the candidates, whether it's carly fiorina, marco rubio at that debate, trump, carson, this he show that they can win. and jeb bush has constantly either been unprepared for even predictable attacks that would come at him, or unable to land the punch. you know, he went after marco in that debate. he was unable to win the point. marco did it. i think he's misread most political opportunities that have come up. another good example, he's been calling marco rubio the gop obama. you know, obama won, twice, one time against hillary clinton. so actually i think that sort of missed the mark and gave marco rubio -- gave voters a vision of someone who can come out of the
republican field and win a general election. >> i think you make a great point. i don't know if you caught my interview with governor kasich at the outset. what he said was what i expected jeb was going to say. he's a guy who two years ago said, you've got to be prepared to lose primaries to win the general. gob, i ha bob, i have to ask you about ben carson. there was controversy raised in the debate about his association with mannatech. here's the question that was asked. >> this is a company called mannatech, a maker of nutritional supplements, with which you had a ten-year relationship. they offered claims that they could cure autism, cancer. they paid $7 million to settle a deceptive marketing lawsuit in texas. yet your involvement continued. why? >> well, that's easy to answer. i didn't have an involvement with them. that is total propaganda. and this is what happens in our society.
total propaganda. i did a couple of speeches for them. i did speeches for other people. they were paid speeches. it is absolutely absurd to say that i had any kind of a relationship with them. do i take the product? yes. i think it's a good product. >> he says absurd that i had any relationship with mannatech, okay, let's watch this. >> the wonderful thing about a company like mannatech is this they recognize that when god made us, he gave us the right fuel. and that fuel was the right kind of healthy food. and that's why i was drawn toward mannatech, because it recognized, you know, the influence on health of natural foods. >> politifact says carson was false when he said that in the debate. can this stick? >> it can and should stick.
by the way, what i said about burn rate, that holds true for carson and everyone else in the race. but carson lied, he was with them and involved with them in half years, even after they paid the fine for false advertising. so i think he's now going to be asked wherever he goes to please explain what he meant, because what he said was just not right. it was a flat out lie. >> he maybe asked this, mr. beckel, but i'm convinced, matt, when tough questions come up, the rote response of the republicans will be, this is more media bias. carly fiorina this week with alisyn camerota on cnn, was asked about planned parenthood, and her response was, "i can't believe i'm being asked about this." >> the people writing about this are the "wall street journal" and "national review" and people
who are not exactly card carrying members of the medicine elite. but i'm not sure this is going to stick. we've seen total outsiders, recent converts to the republican peartyparty, have sa things that are demonstrably untrue. donald trump can't talk for five minutes without saying things that are obviously untrue. we don't accept christian syrian refugees. he says nonsense all the time. but he can say, look, that's just the politically correct media. i'm not sure if this stuff is going to stick, if ever. >> i was just going to say quickly, those days of getting away with that are getting fast hang behind them. they're getting ready to face voters and the voters get very serious about these things. these questions are not going to be able to get kissed off like
this, for either trump or carson. >> i'm not sure about that. i think now the defense against, quote unquote, media bias is so strong that those hard core gop voters don't care. >> certainly when it comes to trump and carson that seems to be the case. not only is carson's defense, "i was never involved in that company," provably wrong, in the next sentence he says he uses the product. as a doctor, he says i still believe in the product, that is something that deserves some scrutiny. i'm not sure, like m.att says, that his supporters are going to care all this much, that he either is lying or has pretty questionable judgment as a doctor. they just don't seem to care about that right now. >> you and i can put together an ad right now and absolutely crush carson on that. >> one word answer from each of you, who won the debate? >> marco rubio 100%, as well as the party.
i mean, the cnbc debate shambles really made the party look very good. >> beckel? >> rubio and kasich, because that's going to be the ticket. >> rubio, without question. >> as mclaughlin would say, rubio, kasich, and cruz is the correct answer. thank you, matt welch, s.c.kupp and bob beckel. bob, i want to ask you about your memoir. i have read it. it is not the typical book by a pol. and something you don't want to miss. cnn's special report, "bush v. gore: the endless election," with cnn analyst gore i canlori. also coming up, tuesday is election day. in my home county, the top election issue is bill cosby.
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election day is tuesday. it's a state and municipal cycle. yet the biggest issue in my home county is bill cosby. here's the story. bruce caster is the former d.a., now a commissioner of montgomery county, pennsylvania. and he wants his old job back. when he had it, he earned his reputation as a tough prosecutor. but on his waves tch in 2005, a woman claimed she had been drugged and molested by cosby. caster determined there wasn't enough evidence to charge cosby. there was a civil suit, as a result of which cosby made incriminating statements, which
came to light only after caster left office. but it hasn't stopped his
opponent, kevin steele, from going after caster in a campaign commercial. take a look at this. >> bruce caster, a former d.a. who refused to prosecute bill cosby. caster said, we don't charge people for making a mistake or a doing something foolish. many more victims came forward and caster admitted he could have used their testimony against cosby but caster didn't try. he's not looking out for the victims. >> caster has aired his own commercial claiming that steele, in and out county's first assistant district attorney, should have himself prosecuted cosby when the new information came to light. >> by now you've heard my opponent's ad saying i did nothing to protect the other victims of bill cosby. these women's identities became available only after i left the d.a.'s office and lost the pour to enforce the law. but kevin steele could have done
something because he was the prosecutor. now he's trying to blame
me for his mistakes and incompetence. kevin steele had the power to help victims of cosby but he sat on his hands. >> reportedly the current d.a., about to retire, and herself about to be elected a judge soon, will be filing charges against cosby. california's statute on felony sex crimes will run out in january. here's the thing. don't be surprised if one of these two men who are right now arguing over who should have charged bill cosby is actually prosecuting cosby in 2016. before bob beckel became a star on fox news and now a regular contributor to this program, he lived in a brothel and woke up on george w. bush's inauguration day in a hospital psych ward on suicide watch.
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this is a hell of a book. bb beckel just wrote it. "i should be dead: my life surviving politics, tv, and addiction." bob, i thought i knew what i was going, another pol with a memoir. i had no idea. why should you be dead? >> a number of reasons. i've been shot, i've been stabbed, i've been in car wrecks that everybody else died and i didn't. it really was during that period of my life where i lived in the dark world. during the day i was playing a political consultant and working in the white house and the state department. and at night i lived in the dark world, where every con artist had a con, and where there was a lot of very dangerous things that went on. and i participated in a lot of them. and i survived.
and it was only by the grace of god i'm now convinced i survived. i thought i survived because i was lucky. but you don't get that lucky that many times. >> w. gets sworn in, you're in washington, you're nearby but not at the capitol. where were you? >> i was trying to pick a woman up at a biker bar in southern maryland. i felt something behind me. i turned around. her husband had a .45 caliber stuck right in my face. he pulled the trigger. and he had not chambered the bullet. and the second shot, somebody grabbed him from behind, blue a 3-foot hole in the ceiling. in the parking lot, before i passed on, i said, god, if you exist, i won't drink again. and i haven't. >> you ended up in a psych ward at gw? >> i did, and suicide watch. they thought i was going to kill myself. and i woke up and saw the
largest human being i've ever seen, a black woman, 6'7", 400 pounds. i said, why don't you take a walk? she said, if i walk and you jump out the window, i lose my job. by the time that woman left show would have much preferred to be in the psych ward than me. >> i understand that a lot of what you've been through is the way in which you were raised. and that's not an excuse or a crutch but it's a reality. my heartbreaks when thinking of your father coming into your 10th great history class. what happened? . >> my father was a great teacher when he was sober. my father was a lifetime drunk. he came into the class and he was totally drunk. he couldn't get a sentence out right. eventually the teacher took him out of the classroom and that was the end of it. it was the most embarrassing moment of my life. i remember it as if it were yesterday. that was something that happened again and again and again. those of us who come from
abusive families, you know, they always say we don't have a chance to succeed. the fact is we're survivors. we learn how to succeed. we learn how to adjust, we learn how to talk fast and lie when we have to. great training to be a politician, i might add. so i went into politics. a lot of people in capitol hill particularly, you go down the list, ted kennedy, the others, come from an abusive family. in my case it was physical and verbal. in ted's case it was verbal. but you tend to be successful, until the demons catch up with you, then eventually you become addicted. >> you come to washington when you're 24 years old, your first residence is, i'll use your word, a whorehouse. >> somebody final took some pity and said to me, the elections are over, they're not hiring
political consultants. he happened to be in a bar, the guy came down and offered me a drink. he said, what are you going to do? i said, i'll go back to connecticut, i can't make it here. he said, i derivtried to find a as a bartender and i couldn't but i waited three months. i asked the bartender, is that guy for real? because he offered me a job in the metro. i had a job in the deepest subway stop, dupont circle, in the entire system. it caused me some difficulty with some people. >> just so you don't think i made it up, you slept in a brothel for that night and many nights thereafter. you go on of course to be a superstar in the political consulting realm, '76 is a huge year for you. then in '84 you manage walter
mondale's campaign, then go on to superstardom at fox. what happened? when you left, they said you took tremendous advantage of their generosity and empathy and goodwill. you don't address too much in the book the circumstances around your departure. what's your explanation? >> we had an agreement that we wouldn't talk about this publicly. but regrettably, somebody at fox broke that already and said something about we're not going to hold the show hostage. the fact of the matter was, i was addicted to main medication from a back operation that lasted ten months. i could not sit for an hour to do a show. we had a back and forth and argued with each other. finally it was decided it was time for me to move on. i have no regrets about the years at fox. and i so i have no regrets about the years at fox. particularly roger was good to me. i'll tell you, i will never ever, ever understand why it
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