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what the butler said and a zombie running for president? this is "cnn tonight." bernie sanders says this about his campaign and his opponent. >> i absolutely believe that she can beat donald trump, but i believe quite honestly that bernie sanders is the stronger candidate. >> so here's the truth. the truth is that the odds against sanders are pretty much insurmountable. so has he turned into a zombie candidate whose campaign just damages hillary clinton? meantime, donald trump cleans house, disavowing his long-time butler after his shocking facebook post saying president obama have been taken out by the
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military and shot as an enemy agent in his first term. i'll tell you what elt the butler said in this broadcast. let's begin with donald trump and house speak you aer paul ry jim acosta. we're hearing the word "unity" a lot today, but no paul ryan endorsement yet. what's holdup here? >> it's hard to close the deal on the first date. the holdup is that donald trump still has to win over paul ryan if he wants the speaker's endorsement. he said he liked donald trump's personality today, but wants to know his policies a little better. they are as far apart as can be on social security and trade. here's what ryan said earlier today. >> i was very encouraged with what i heard from donald trump today. i do believe that we are now planting the seeds to get ourselves unified, to bridge the gaps and differences, and it's very important that we don't
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fake unifying, we don't pretend unification. that we truly, actually unify, so that we are full strength in the fall. i don't want us to have a fake unification process here. i want to make sure that we really, truly understand each other and that we are committed to the conservative principles that make the republican party that built this country, and, again, i'm very encouraged. >> now there were enough positive comments from paul ryan for donald trump and his team to feel very good about today, donald trump posted a couple tweets, one of them, if you can put it up on-screen, it said great day in d.c. with speaker ryan, things working out really well. it didn't end with the sad exclamation points, and when you talk to people inside the donald trump campaign, they were not expecting to land ryan's endorsement today. >> we said that last night, it was going to take more than one
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45-minute meeting. and both mean seem to believe that today, right, jim? >> that's right. they believe that, and i think this is going to happen in time. if you listen to everything paul rye nan had to say, there's no timetable attached to it. reince priebus came out of this meeting basically saying, listen, this was a good first step, this was a good first meeting but these two leaders have to continue talking to one another, and they're just not going to come out on the first date, to put it in that frame of reference and announce some sort of kummcoupl coupling here. it sounded like it was trending in that direction. >> i thought we had put this behind us on cinco de mayo. but what's this about taco bowls being delivered to capitol hill? >> we saw the return of the taco bowl. democrats were trying to exploit their differences.
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immigration groups were delivering, yes, taco bowls, up on capitol hill to poke fun at donald trump over that cinco de mayo tweet about his love of taco bowls and hispanics. and harry reid took it one step forward saying that mitch ml mcconnell's endorsing trump he must be endorsing the super-heated views on immigration. you can see where they're going, but keep in mind, even texas republican senator john cornyn was telling reporters that he confronted trump over his comments on immigration, so, you know, just, and he was telling donald trump, that you can say you're for strong borders without offending latino voters. but from most accounts, he was in listening mode today. there were no comments about little marco or lying ted. >> he didn't even go before the
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cameras or microphones, just tweeting out. >> exactly. that is no small thing in donald trump's world, and i think this was all by design. i think he decided, let's leave a small footprint in washington today and see how that works with some of these people that are inside the establishment and nervous about donald trump, and the resounding response from inside the gop is they like it. >> we'll see if our experts agree. thank you jim acosta. donald trump calls it a great day in d.c., here to discuss, kaylee mcenenny. >> i think he's doing a great job. he's got not an easy job, and i don't mind going through a little bit of a slow process. it's a big subject. we have a lot of things, and i
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think for the most part, we h e agree on a loot lot of differen. i feel very strong about trade and building up the military. and to a large extent, i think paul is there also. i think a big thing was the justices, i had this idea a couple months ago, because i was getting a little bit of push back from great people and great friends of mine that are in congress, and they were telling me, how can we feel a little bit better, and i came up with this idea that i would come up with a list of really, really terrific, acceptable judges, conservative, and i'll put that list forward, and that will be a list from which i'll choose or at least a list, at a minimum from what i'll use as a guide, and i tell you, that went a long way. people really liked that idea a lot. >> he didn't hold a press conference today, didn't go before reporters, but he did do
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an interview within the last hour on fox news, obviously controlling the message, leaving a small footprint, as jim acosta said in washington today. what's your reaction? >> i don't put as big a deal in this as a lot of people do in d.c., and batessed in the west. this is theater. he's playing a role. just a few days ago, one of his surrogates, sarah palin said that speaker ryan was going to be cantered. meaning they were going to try to knock him out in the primary. we in the press like the fight, we love the theater. we love donald in the role, so today he's the role of somewhat of a statesman, listener mode. and i don't think it means anything, a larger thing is how many of trump's awful positions, which are so unpopular, can he shed in the coming days and coming months, and that's
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process you're seeing going on right now. >> bob beckle, do you agree, this is just a big deal to maybe the folks in washington? >> i think it's not a big deal in terms of rank and file voters, but let me put it this way, in all the years that i've covered politics never have seen the nominee of a party have to work so hard to bring his party together. have you noticed that of all the people who have endorsed donald trump, not one of them, not one of them have said i'm endorsing him because he's a great guy. i love his position, i'm with him 100%. it's always this answer. better him than hillary. and that's about as far as it goes. and maybe jeff sessions -- >> or they say i'll support the nominee. >> the nominee, right. it's the most tepid situation i've ever seen in a political party, and for good reason, because donald trump is not a republican. he does not represent what paul ryan does, and he says things that are outrageous that these
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people have to go out there and run with him on, which they won't do. >> here's where kaylee mcen even he comes in. >> donald trump ran against washington. that was one of the central messages of his campaign, i'm not going to do what the senators have done, i'm an outsider, and he positioned himself as more of an outsider than ted cruz, the guy who called mitch mcconnell a liar on the senate floor. i'm not surprised that the people he ran against are tepid to endorse him. >> to her point, lindsey graham who has been, had a lot to say against donald trump, here's what he said today. he said i have, he said i had a cordial, pleasant phone conversation with mr. trump yesterday, i congratulated him on winning the gop nomination for president. and here's what trump tweeted out. senator graham called me yesterday, very much to my surprise. and we will a very interesting talk about national security and more.
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so he has been in the anybody but trump camp for a long time. is this a symbol of trump's charm offensive and that it's working in washington, d.c.? >> it doesn't take much to charm people in washington, let me tell you. a phone call will do it. whether kay leigh says these are people that will be with him, not all of the people ran against him. governors and others, and he cannot get them to endorse him for him. nobody's endorsing his position on immigration. nobody's endorsing on his now walk-back position on muslims. nobody's endorsing him on the position of women. this guy has got nobody who supports his platform now is he a nice guy? sure everybody can be a nice guy, particularly when you're in a position of strength like he is. but i tell you, he does not represent the base platform of the republican party, and that's a problem. >> let timothy get in here.
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certainly is a 180 on a lot of people. >> bob's point is a great one. i wondered, where's the honor of these people in washington. trump's called them despicable things. he's insulted them everything, down to their core. this is why people don't like politics and don't like politicians, because if you had any honor, you wouldn't take that kind of abuse from a fellow human being and then roll over. but bob's other point, and i would love to bring this into the discussion, so trump's, he's got 67% of women dislike him. 73% of latinos dislike him, almost 70% of college graduates dislike him. so when you have that amount of the country against you, you have a lot of taking back to do. so the thing i want to look for beyond the washington game of ryan and company is how many of these odious positions will trump take back? and will that change him? because it sets him up for a central conundrum.
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the reason why people like trump is because he quote, tells it like it is. that's what his voters say. but if he stops telling it like it is and takes back many of these ugly things we're left with just another politician. >> people have endorsed him for his policies. if you've been tuning in the last hour, you would have heard jan brewer say she approves of his immigration policy. the washington politicians are now coming around because they're realizing that the anger that trump has directed at them is emblematic of the anger that voters have directed at them. in all the exit polls, 50% plus say they are angry. people li
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>> can we finally put this to rh rest? this is not the republican party. it's a sliver of the republican party. it is a small, this guy has got and very small, don't say he's the people -- >> he's got more votes than any candidate in history at this point. >> wait, wait, wait, don't go there, please. that's just flat wrong. >> no, it's not wrong. >> hillary clinton's got more. >> no, on the republican side. >> every year you get a contested race. >> bob, he was in a 17-person race. he has 11 million votes. he's about to get more than any republican nominee in history. so it's just wrong to say republicans haven't voted for this guy. it doesn't make sense. >> excuse me, he needs to get 65 million to 70 million votes. >> you sound like donald trump, excuse me. >> where is he going to get
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those from? >> he's going to get a lot more than hillary clinton, because he's real. he's going to exploit the, hillary's achilles heel, which is her honesty and trustworthy, she's never been asked quid pro quo about the clinton foundat n foundation. i guarantee he's going to win, perhaps in a landfall. >> he spoke out just a short time ago about hillary clinton and he did hit her pretty hard. we'll have that right after the break. hey there, hi.
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and we're back. house speaker paul ryan withholding his endorsement of donald trump. he called their first sit down encouraging. part of a process that takes time. so bob, donald trump, he's on fox news. he also went in on hillary clinton pretty hard. listen. >> she's not a closer with the chinese for trade deals. she's not going to be a closer with isis. she destroyed us, she really hurt us with libya, that's benghazi, not only that, isis has the oil. they've gone in and taken the oil.
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libya was her baby, and that was a disaster. she's not a closer, the bottom line, whether it's the lk shun or the election against obama, in terms of the primaries, she's just not a closer. this is not a woman that would be, that should be president. we have so much work to do. i don't think she has the energy to be president. i don't think shy ce can do it. i don't think shy ce can do it. i don't think shy ce can close deal. >> why don't you tell us what you really feel. >> this guy has to learn a few things before he shoots his mouth off. isis does not have control of the oil anymore. he doesn't know where libya is, let alone what we're required to do it. closer, the guy's closed on a bunch of buildings in manhattan with unions that have friends, beyond that, you name me one thing donald trump has ever done in foreign policy, having some substance with it, he didn't
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know what the tri ad was. >> i want to get in on this. he didn't close some of the deals that ended up in bankruptcy as well in personal business dealings, but i want to get to a point that bob led us to. people don't like either of these candidates, it's clear. they're both among the most unpopular candidates in american presidential history, but at least let's try to hold them to a standard of truth. now trump has failed the fact check test more than any candidate in modern history. here's what i would like to propose. i would love to see in the fall debates, as the american people finally make up their mind, when you have this head to head of real time fact check, so trump or hillary can't get away with something outlandish. that would require quick
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googling or et cetera. but we're going to have a campaign among the two most-disliked people in history. then you have the half truth the and outright lies. do us a service. let's fact check in real time. if we couldn't do it by then, let's start doing it now. >> that's a very good idea. >> i don't know where trump -- i would love to see it happen. it would really serve the people. >> let kayleigh get in on this. the diehard supporters don't really care what the facts are. you've seep tn the stats. part of what timothy's saying is true. that the fact checks in many ways don't add up for donald trump. >> voters care about principles, where you stand -- >> do they care about the truth? >> no, i doesn't think donald trump has told all these mistruths. you have people like hillary clinton who have lied about her
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e-mail situation numerous times, the clinton foundation. i love this idea of the fact check if the fact checkers check democrat statements as well as republican ones. and i want to address bob. when hillary clinton was out outspoken in support of the iraq war which was a failure which isis is partly in response to the rise of isis. donald trump was against it when hillary clinton was for it. >> he was for it and then against it. >> and he highlighted it about osama bin laden. so he has wisdom in foreign policy that we've not seen from hillary clinton who's invaded three countries, essentially, libya, egypt, iraq, didn't leave any stay-behind force there. she's responsible in part with barack obama for the rise of isis. >> it is murky about when he decided he was against iraq. >> it was on the record. >> he was for it before he was
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against it. let's go back and look at the howard stern shows, not only about how he was for the war with iraq and how he and howard assessed women and what they look like. this guy has a history that's going to come back to haunt him. and he's going to take -- >> is that one of the mistakes that democrats or liberals or people who don't like donald trump, is that one of the mistakes that they're making by underestimating him and saying oh, his words have not come back to haunt him yet. >> they haven't come back to haunt him with the 9% of the american electorate that's been supportive of him, let's keep in mind, 91% of the electorate that has been to the polls didn't vote for donald trump. he's got 9% of the electorate, that's it. >> by that same logic -- >> let timothy get in. >> don, i think you have a really good point. look, i don't think many trump supporters care if he dumps a
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lot of his positions. >> it doesn't matter to trump supporters. that's just a fact. >> so then we're going to turn, as we always do in a presidential campaign to the question of temperament and judgment. and you want a man who couldn't tell the difference between the national enquirer story linking his last opponent, the father, to the assassination of john f. kennedy. you want someone in a twitter wear every day. >> you want somebody above the law? do you want a president who feels like she's above the law and had her own e-mail server in her home and no official in elected history has ever had an e-mail server in contravention of the espionage act in their home. >> she's never broken the law. you have to get her indicted. in the meantime, you keep throwing that out there as if it's fact. it's not fact until a grand jury
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sits down and indicts her. why don't you play by the rules instead of some mythical donald trump rule out there. >> it's not a mythical rule. >> you asked for facts. you're going to see it as we're seeing it. let's put the plit fact up. but it says 3% of donald trump's statements have been true. 9% mostly true. 61% false. on. here's hillary clinton. >> bring up -- >> hang on. here's hillary clinton. you'll have to tell me what it says, 44% true. i can't, 53% mostly true. and 22% false. 22 false. >> that is a huge difference. >> how many of her statements with regard to the e-mail situation have they surveyed. if you take a sample, and her
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clinton foundation statements and she's going to be truthful. >> let's go to one in the news recently, he said as far back as 2012, that candidates should release their tax returns. >> can we back up a second. here's donald trump again. here's donald trump again, put it up. 2% true. 9% mostly true. 43% false. all right, so that's trump. and here's clinton. secretary clinton is 23% true. 27% mostly true. 11% false. that was a number of statements that they have fact checked. but this is the overall one that we have. thank you very much, producer,
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which is maria. thank you very much. the voice in my head every night. >> and would, i'll ask you, do you think we could do that in real time in the presidential debates? is that possible? >> i'm sorry, anything's possible, it's technology. finish your state. how do you respond to those numbers? and to kayleigh's point, it depends on oversampli oversampling. >> i'm one of those people, i like to think i'm not that cynic cynical, but we know all politicians lie, but no politician has lied more than trump as you pointed out in the modern age. i think the truth is important. we play these beltway games, who's up, who endorsed who. but truth is important, policies are important. is he going to round up 11 million people and separate children from their parents and have a deportation patrol or dial that back? is he going to have a temporary
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ban on all muslims? or is it just a suggestion? >> why do people seem not to care, especially when you look at -- why does no one care? bob. >> you're talking about the trump voters! please! >> you've heard that donald trump could shoot a canon down fifth avenue and not lose a supporter. >> you keep saying why doesn't he lose voters. he doesn't have voters! he has these people that go and vote for him at caucuses and primaries that represent 9% of the electorate. >> i'm going to disagree and agree with kayleigh on something she said earlier. i think this is going to why he can lie through his teeth and not lose any supporters. there's an overall statistic, that a majority of americans, across most of the socioeconomic
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indicators are really angry and are ready for some kind of radical change. that's what informs bernie sanders' campaign and trump's campaign. america's failing a lot of people. so they're ready for some kind of radical change. he can lie and promise radical change. minimum wage being exhibit a. he initially said wages are too high in this country. now he says they're too low, or he's here, there, and everywhere on it. but i do concede your point that there's so much anger, and people are ready for radical change. they're ready to put in someone, i don't think they're going to do this, but they're ready to put in someone who has zero political experience. >> we've got to get a break in. we'll come right back with this conversation. doesn don't go anywhere.
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all right, so back with me, kayleigh mcen ene and bob
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beckle. >> i don't agree that people want radical change. 90% of this country is not angry, is not -- yeah, now it's true about the bernie sanders supporters and the donald trump supporters, but if donald trump is supposed to be instrument of that, two-thirds of the people can't stand him. so how are they going to make a radical change with a guy they can't stand. >> if he is the instrument of that, how is he proposing, how are their lives are going to get better? i guess there's renegotiating the trade deals, but that would cause people who import or export now overseas to go out of business. you'd have a global recession. >> every time trump tries to back off one of his previous statements, the press has a responsibility to hold him to it. i noticed he tried to back off his muslim position. this guy said this, that and now he said this. >> we do that every night. we do that every night. but to the point where many
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people don't care about the truth or not. some people don't care, and i know you said it was a small percentage. but it was enough of a percentage to make donald trump the republican nominee. go on. >> you know, donald trump, a guy who says he has the world's greatest memory has certainly forgot and lot of things he's said because he's taken back and we've fact checked as well. people in the press and people who mix it up in the public debate, even if we think the people don't care about the truth, that's a horrible thing to say. they do care about the truth. they may not care about it as much as they care about the theater and stuff, but we have a duty to get a base set of facts out to the electorate in this campaign. >> here's thing, donald trump -- >> my point is that we do that every single night, and it doesn't appear, even if we said donald trump said something wrong and the facts are there, not enough people believe it to not make him the republican nominee. i think we're doing our job. i think donald trump's
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statements have been you know, looked upon more than any other candidate, have been scrutinized more than any other candidate, because he comes on more than any other candidate on to these shows. >> that's the thing. timothy's implying that donald trump lies and lies and lies. lying implies intent and donald trump doesn't go out there and lie and intend to deceive people. >> does he just forget these things? >> donald trump, as don pointed out, does more interviews with the press than any candidate in modern history. >> they're outrageous statements. they're scrutinized every single night. >> he doesn't poll test his speeches. hillary clinton poll tests every word that comes out of her mouth. donald trump doesn't do that. he speaks off the cuff and makes mistakes. we all make mistakes on air. >> i got to get to a break. >> let's say he doesn't poll test his statements, but please, god, let's fact check his
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statements. >> we do fact check. >> 2% true, 6% mostly true. and 43% false. thank you. >> thank you. z . >> see you guys soon. bernie sanders a zombie candidate? if you have allergy congestion muddling through your morning is nothing new. introducing rhinocort® allergy spray from the makers of zyrtec®. powerful relief from nasal allergy symptoms, all day and all night. try new rhinocort® allergy spray.
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bernie sanders taking some strong criticism, labeled a zombie candidate who's damaged hillary clinton's campaign. i want to talk about that. zombie candidate? you don't take kindly to those words, do you? >> it's ridiculous. it's an insult on democracy. senator bernie sanders has every right to stay in this race. you talk about zombie, he's touched over 1.1 million people. >> zombie candidate, in a magazine they had this to say, presidential campaigns, one
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resource that's never renewable is time. zombie candidates can't win the nomination but they squander vast amounts of time and slowly chip away at the prohibitive frontrunn rurunner -- or is tha probable frontrunner. with donald trump all but guaranteed to be the republican nominee, the general electorate is beginning to tune in at a time when voters could be comparing trump and clinton, instead they're seeing clinton take shrapnel not just from sanders but from the republicans. >> it's ridiculous what they're saying. there are eight more primaries and caucuses left, and those citizens of those states have every sing the right to vote. they have every sing the right to hear this debate.
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so this is not causing any -- consider the source. >> the source worked on the kerry campaign in 2004 and the obama campaign in 2008. and bill i understand you disagree as well. >> i know i'm going to sound like donald trump here. you were talking about truth in the last half hour. consider the source. he was a director for the kerry campaign, which is one of the worst campaigns in the history of modern politics. we lost that campaign because his communications team did not respond to the swift boat attacks fast enough and let that go on for weeks and weeks and weeks. and they were on their knees to kerry apologizing. instead, he puts out this about the zombie candidate. this is not hillary clinton saying this. this is not the clinton campaign
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saying this. hillary knows that she did in 2008 exactly what bernie sanders is doing, is letting every democrat in every state vote. and then let the chips fall where they may. this is a disgusting piece of political garbage. >> do you want to defend david wade? he's not here to defend himself. >> no, i don't have any reason to defend david wade, to be honest with you. i'm not going to take any fire when i don't need to. the fact of the matter is, i will agree with bill press, that bernie sanders has every right to stay in the race as long as he wants to, if i'm not mistaken, hillary clinton stayed in the raise until june 8th in the race with barack obama. i don't have a problem as long as they're uplifting a democratic message, which they are. but one thing hillary clinton is doing is fighting a battle on two fronts. she's keeping one eye on bernie sanders, but it would be
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political malpractice not to take donald trump seriously. she's already staffing up in battleground states, in swing states, and she's raising money for the hillary victory fund so we are not unilaterally disarmed when we have to face the republican party and donald trump. >> jeff weaver sent out a fund-raising e-mail today where he said that democrats court disaster by nominating clinton. that sounds like something a republican would say. do you agree with that? >> he's making a strong pitch. the bottom line is -- >> hmm, well, you know. >> senator sanders is the strongest candidate, don, to go up against mr. trump of the polls have seen that consistently, that he is the strongest candidate, and not only is he the strongest candidate to go against mr. trump, he is the strongest candidate in terms of coattails shall t , the same coattails we are going to need to ensure we have
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the governors mansions and legislatures. >> just because, i want to pick up where, if you heard bernie sanders, we were together tuesday night when bernie sanders gave that speech in salem, oregon. he went after donald trump with a vengeance, you know, all the direct attacks on donald trump, so he and hillary are both spending their time winning voters in the primary but going after donald trump, and the thing that's important, whether it's hillary clinton or bernie sanders is the nominee, bernie sanders has the enthusiasm, the energy, he's got the millennials, the independents, the working class that hillary will need if she's the nominee, and she knows that. and the worst thing they could possibly do to turn those people off is to do what david wade is asking for and pressure bernie sanders to get out of the race. >> hmm, you know i've got to get to a break. so you can answer on the other side. i promise.
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we have another segment. >> i got you. >> we're going to do that. and then we're also going to talk about the democratic ticket that might have been. who joe biden might have chosen as a running mate. i'm going 100 miles per hour. a branch catches me here. you think that stopped me?
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looks like it's all coming down to trump versus clinton, but what if joe biden had jumped in the race? what if? before the break i think you were responding saying let everybody vote. >> i was just responding quickly and briefly to the somewhat of the moving of the goal post. i was hearing nina talk about the fact that bernie sanders is the best candidate going into the general election, and now all of a sudden jeff weaver and a lot of persons are going to the super delegates need to do something because of the national polls of bernie sanders versus donald trump. but there are two things. one, hillary clinton has beat donald trump in the last seven out of eight polls. that's first. then bill said this on tuesday night. we're looking at these national
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polls, which is really early, but bernie sanders has not been vetted on that level. he has not sustained the 25 years of attacks that hillary clinton has. that is something they have to verify when they make these attacks on hillary. >> that was a big kbaf, kngaff,. >> but neither has the secretary. trust me -- >> but to say she hasn't been attacked is not true. >> come on, we can agree she's never been in a general election. >> can you compare the number of years -- >> they're not going to be as kind to her as senator sanders was, trust me. >> if you compare the scrutiny hillary clinton has had -- >> senator sanders, listen, then barack obama was not vetted to that level either. and he is the president of the united states right now. so that's not the only measure, right? >> all i'm saying --
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>> is that the only measure? >> that's a caveat to your argument. >> no, it's not. >> one at a time. >> it's a caveat to your argument. whenever you or jeff weaver or anyone else goes to these national polls, the huge caveat is yes, bernie sanders does well, but bernie sanders also hasn't been vetted and bernie sanders hasn't undergone the scrutiny that hillary clinton has. >> here's the answer. let bernie sanders win oregon, condition ken a kentucky and california and then let the super delegates decide who's the stronger candidate >> we're not going to let him win anything. >> when he does. >> the fact -- >> when he does. >> the fact still remains, the fact still remains -- >> i disagree with the counselor on this. i disagree. >> bill press, you were there when the rules were made.
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hillary clinton's going to have the lead in delegates. >> no you're not. >> super delegates are undemocratic. they should represent the people of their state. >> that's fine. >> that's right. >> that's fine, you know what's amazing? >> nina. >> over 400 of the super delegates supported, are supporting the secretary even before anybody got in the race. that's before governor o'malley and senator sanders, and bill is absolutely right, and, but bill is absolutely right. minimally, the super delegates should support the candidate that won overwhelmingly in their state. bar none. >> on the democratic side, saying those are the rules on the republican side. don't complain about it, now they're complaining about it. >> i will give you that. nina and bill, i will concede that today. if the. >> we appreciate that. >> hillary clinton still wins. >> no.
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no. >> it's a moot point. >> let him finish. >> even if the, even if the gap was narrower, every single time you move the goal post, whether or not it's pledged delegates, super delegates, whether or not the super delegates have to vote this way, it doesn't matter, every single metric, hillary clinton wins, all i'm trying to say, now we're at a point where hillary clinton is fighting on two fronts, and that's fine, and that's just, and that's right. and the democrats have an advantage because what divides us is not nearly the gap that divides the republican party. >> if hillary clinton is so strong and the presumptive nominee, why is bernie sanders still winning? and why is she still losing? because bernie sanders >> that's also a failing argument. >> because she won the last contests in 2008. because hillary clinton won the last contests in 2008. >> i got to go. >> millennials. >> i got to go. we'll be right back.
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that's it for us. i'll see you right back here later tonight. "early start" in new york begins right now. donald trump and the republican party touting a new unity. but a key endorsement is yet to be made. >> bernie sanders meantime not giving up. how he says he can defeat hillary clinton in the democratic race for president. and new this morning, the obama administration instructing schools across the country to accommodate transgender students. good morning. welcome to "early start." i'm george howell in for george berman. >> i'm alison kosik in for christine romans. first, talk of unity

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