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is losing her edge with donald trump. and trump hires vetter for research. trump is taking steps to raise his stature in the gop. more on all of it from jim acosta. >> reporter: it is a mood seen to calm conservative critics. presumptive nominee released a list of picks to replace supreme court antonin scalia. john cornyn who criticized trump's tone last week praised the list as, quote, reassuring. trump tauksd policy credentials with henry kissinger, came one day after trump closed the idea of talking with kim jong-un in what would be dramatic departure from u.s. foreign policy.
>> i would speak to him, i would have no problem speaking to him. at the same time, i would put a lot of pressure on china. >> but you say you would talk to kim? >> i would speak to him. i have no problem with speaking to him. >> reporter: he mocked trump with this tweet, asking whether the job of secretary of state would go to former nba star dennis rodman who traveled to north korea for one on one time with the communist dictator. trump sized up the leader at a rally in january. >> if you look at north korea, this guy, i mean, he's like a maniac. and you have to give him credit. how many young guys, 26 or 25 when his father died take over these tough generals. >> reporter: trump's ban for muslims entering the u.s. >> i would urge him not to make such a blanket exclusion and i
would only hope he would be more comfortable with another nominee. >> reporter: they say the tycoon could use kissinger's advice. >> he has a tall order, like trying to tame a bucking bronco, but kissinger is a respected figure and hope he knocks sense into donald trump. >> reporter: trump raised eyebrows when asked about the most dangerous place he visited in the world. trump joked brooklyn, added seriously there are places in america among the most dangerous in the world. go to oakland or ferguson, crime numbers are worse. with trump on the verge of winning the nomination, he is spending much of his time in the office, gearing up for the general election. announcing a new fund-raising arrangement with the rnc this week. his campaign is also hitting back at news stories he doesn't like, such as the article in "the new york times" on his treatment of women. his daughter is defending her father. >> he is not a groper, that's not who he is.
i have known my father obviously my whole life and he has total respect for him. >> what do we know about the supreme court picks? >> reporter: there are curious choices. one thing he put out was done willett from texas who tropicaled him on twitter for months. shows the death star and justice says we will rebuild the death star, it will be amazing and the rebels will pay for it, signed darth trump. gives you one taste. another justice on the list, justice diane sykes, ex-wife of charlie sykes, conservative talk show host in wisconsin, of the never trump movement. i talked to charlie sykes, he said his ex-wife would be a wonderful choice. we should point out, these choitsz are calming conservative
critics. grassley called it productive. he will have a fund-raiser for chris christie down in new jersey, sounds like it will be a rally for donald trump. you can bet he will talk about new poll numbers showing him in the lead over hillary clinton. >> let's talk about that with the panel. christine, look at the fox news poll, putting donald trump ahead of secretary clinton by three points. it is a big change. last month she led him by seven points. >> i am not surprised by that. at this point in elections, things move around. >> it is not moving in the direction for your candidate. >> but this is the beginning of general election. he is the nominee. she's still engaged in the democratic primary. it is not really a comparison of apples to apples. he is the nominee, she's still fighting it out in the primary against senator sanders, so this doesn't worry me, and again as we talked about before, you look
at supreme court choices, that's going to clear up the mind of any independent in the air or cast a vote for trump. >> jonathan, on the flip side, senator sanders beating trump by four points, although admittedly his lead has shrunk since last month. >> i think hillary clinton's people should be concerned about it and taking into account i take whatever fox news puts out without a grain of salt -- consistently, it is an argument our campaigns read. on the issue of honesty, bernie sanders has a high level of trust with voters, he may disagree with bernie. they think when he is saying something, they believe he is a man of principal. >> let me point out for viewers,
fox is actually very transparent in methodology of polling, we trust their polling, want to put that across. margaret, these are not trend lines that are good for democrats, whether a sanders supporter or clinton supporters, you can say they're not in the general election. both candidates, they calmed down. >> what you see. first you know that hillary clinton, everybody knows that, people know her, she's a hugely problematic candidate, we see it on the republican side of polling if running anyone else against her, we have a hard time with specific demographic groups needed to win on the republican side with donald trump against her, but we see how weak she is with demographic groups that should be solidly in her column. but what we see in that snapshot in national races is evidence that this election year is about
a real failure on both the democratic side and republican side of dealing with the economy, certainly on the republican side there's been a market failure of offering economic solutions to republican voters, republican based voters who don't feel the republican party has been able to answer questions. on the democratic side, fuels much of bernie's enthusiasm as well, the fact that hillary clinton has a lock on the nomination and is trailing trump. >> kayleigh, is trump moving up because he has the nomination that the other two don't or more going on? >> i don't think that's it, margaret has a point about the economy, middle class has been left behind, bernie sanders and donald trump are the only two people speaking different remedies, i don't like sanders, but they're speaking to this group in a powerful, strong way. that's one. two, different falls lines in the election. van jones pointed out there's insider versus outsider, not just republican versus democrat, not an ideological battle.
when you see nevada, bernie sanders supporters being disenfranchised, second tier of the caucus was nullified. that's what's happening on the democratic side. people are frustrated with the elite and establishment. truchlsz represents the anti-establishment, hillary clinton is the ultimate insider. >> ahead 14 points with women, trump ahead 9 points with white women. >> the women advantage that hillary clinton has is real. and if the democrats are going to win with hillary clinton, they're going to need it because the other number in the poll i looked at, i think it is indicative of what's going on, 66% regard hillary clinton to be distrusted, 57% are like donald trump is someone to be distrusted. something is going on in this country, something is going on with hillary's numbers that's been consistent. since she began her campaign,
not only are her overall numbers awful but the distrust factor has become a dominant trend. however, we have got two months to go before we are even at the democratic convention and there will be a real contrast drawn between the nominees. we have been picturing trump after saying he was a buffoon and all the rest, now he is somewhat invincible. i think a lot can happen, the dynamics are subject to all kinds of things. >> yeah. look for the last thirteen months, writing about hillary clinton, she has been losing ground more than gaining ground, whereas donald trump has been about 10 months of figuring out who he was, could he be president, why was he running, a lot of questions around him. the thing with hillary clinton, she had 13 months to deal with some of these dishonesty, untrustworthy, likeability
issues and it hasn't gotten better. now she's in a vice of bernie sanders and donald trump trying to figure out answers for what bill clinton is going to do. >> crooked hillary is his message with her. >> hasn't gone from here to here but from here to here. >> she has an argument about being qualified. >> more and more republicans coalesce around him and he builds a team -- >> the key take away from this poll is the fact that republican support out in the country is coalescing behind donald trump. his percentage supporters among republicans almost as high as her percentage among democrats. that wasn't the case a couple weeks ago. that's a big deal. also important to remember, polls have to model the turnout. if the democratic party can bring out the same african-american and latino turnout, and donald trump is the best ticket to do so, they will win nonetheless. they can't, they may not. >> that's a community in which
the secretary has always done well, has tremendous amount of support, can't forget when you get to the general, the election is not about secretary clinton winning core phase trump supporters of a town hall, it is focused on independents who i think clearly as there's election between donald trump and secretary clinton, fault lines will be crystal clear, independents will move and support secretary clinton, there's so much potentially at risk. i don't think independenting will want to move backwards the way donald trump would have us move backwards. >> it is not about national polls in six months, it is what happens in ohio and florida, virginia, north carolina. those are the places where hillary clinton on the monday before election day, there will be a giant reckoning with whether we want to wake up wednesday, day after election
day, with president elect trump. that monday will be the day that's key, when people ask themselves are they ready to do this. >> what we learned from past campaigns, maybe not apply to this one, those debates at the end of the cycle are terribly, terribly important. >> let me say one other thing. >> just real quick, patrick's point was important about state to state. this is one point where he is stronger on trade, you look at states that are important, pennsylvania, michigan, ohio, bernie sanders being clearly against bad trade agreements. donald trump is making a smart move talking about how bad nafta was for the country. hillary clinton has been on the wrong side of that. the contrast on those issues is important in those states. >> that's the thing about the unpledged delegates. sanders one lone hope, and it is threading the needle. the long shot is to go into the
convention and convince the superdelegates that hillary is damaged and that he can run a better campaign. >> another thing we have known from obama years is data in the election. to target voters. right now, the democratic party has a massive advantage over the republican party. trump hasn't built the apparatus to do that. maybe he can catch up, but -- >> time for a break. ahead, discussing one big difficulty for hillary clinton compared to donald trump. her party not yet coming together behind her. picture from the party convention in las vegas. also, there are pacs, super pacs and scam packs for causes like i am impeaching obama or saving donald trump. drew griffin investigates where that money actually ends up. ♪ what backache?
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late last night donald trump and the republican national committee finalize a fundraising agreement. higher than the cap for the presumptive nominee presidential campaign can accept. that's a legitimate option to raise campaign cash, but there's a darker side to some fund-raising. senior investigative
correspondent drew griffin has been looking into this for months. >> reporter: they target the elderly, messages, desperate pleas, impeach president obama, save social security, rescue donald trump. >> they'll say anything to get their money. >> reporter: they're called scam pacs, fraudulent political action committees. jennifer bell learned about them when she and her family were cleaning out the home of a deceased relative. the 80-year-old woman had been living in a pile of political junk mail, and her checkbook was nearly empty. >> she gave thousands of dollars, she actually took out a second mortgage on her house and gave all the money to the scammers. she gave over $100,000. >> $100,000. >> $100,000, the entire value of her house went to junk mail. >> reporter: she dug and found something peculiar, super pacs asking for money had the same dress, same vague conservative plea for instant cash, and the
same treasurer. >> this one called conservative strike force. and mr. mckenzie is in charge, he is the treasurer of all of this pac, and the money goes in, people donate money but it never goes anywhere. >> reporter: this is scott mckenzie, former reagan administration staffer and according to federal election commission records, he served as treasurer for about 50 pacs. when you try to find any of these political action committees like republican member senate fund, rocky for congress fund, save new york, save our society, stand america, tea party majority super fund or the conservative strike force, things get very interesting. >> our mailing address it 2776 sut arlington margz drive, suite
806. >> arlington mills drive is a ups store, and suite 806 is a mailbox. this is his home. >> hi. is mr. mckenzie in, please? can i leave a card for him? we have been trying to reach him. >> reporter: mr. mckenzie it seems isn't interested in talking about his political action committees and what they do. what we've been able to determine is they're making him a pretty good living. according to sec records, since 2005, more than a million dollars funneled to him or his own company. didn't you think there were federal election laws that covered this? >> i thought they had control over these people. >> most people think that. >> not so, is it? >> no, it is not so. >> reporter: ann revel, a democrat, appointed to the federal elections commission, admits she's powerless. >> it is clearly easy to perpetrate fraud, what i
consider to be fraud and any normal person would think is fraud. >> reporter: all perfectly legal. set up a super pac, tell donors it goes to fight for or against a certain candidate or cause and no one to stop them if they want to pocket the money. >> which is why i think congress should do something to give them power to deal with this kind of fraudulent behavior, and i generally do not communicate with members of congress since we're independent, but i did write an op-ed and hope to get attention of congress on this matter. >> i am sure your phone rang off the hook. no? i am shocked. >> no, it did not. >> reporter: dan backer isn't shocked. he is the owner of a law firm in alexandria, virginia. just like scott mckenzie, he is treasurer for dozens and dozens of super pacs, including a stop hillary pac, and his donors show
support, he says, by sending him money. >> they're paying to communicate ideas in the political marketplace. >> reporter: it is all first amendment protected political speech. >> if i tell you hey, we want to support this candidate or want to attack this candidate, women you help us do so, provide funds that in turn allow that to occur, how is that a scam? >> reporter: jennifer bell says she has no doubt it is a scam, a legal scam. >> she put a second mortgage on the house to give money to scams. >> if it wasn't a scam, you would think he would be more than happy to talk about it, it is publicity for his alleged organization. sounds like the same bad charities we have reported on that you've done a great job reporting on, the money really doesn't have to be accounted for and there's nobody policing these guys. >> reporter: they're working off the same professional fund-raising lists and marketing strategies that fooled folks to donating money to charities. same here. with an added element of
political protection for political speech. money flowing in is tremendous. accounting, oversight of money is extremely weak. >> seems to be only growing? >> it is growing. this is an industry. 2300 super pacs registered this election cycle. that's a thousand more than last year. they've already reported in total now $700 million in receipts and it keeps growing. >> before you give money to anybody, check out the organization. drew, thanks very much. more on efforts inside the democratic party to make sure this doesn't happen. search for party unity and concerns the effort may fail.
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welcome back. tonight's breaking news, hillary clinton's deteriorating poll numbers against donald trump, fallout perhaps of growing tension in the democratic party. some of it stemming from democratic frontrunner string of defeats and lackluster victories, some due to the ten arab us campaign bernie sanders is running and attacks on the party. all adding up to what some say will be a toxic mixture this summer and in november. more from suzanne malveaux.
>> we won oregon last night and i have a strong feeling with your support, we will take the west coast. >> reporter: fresh off a win in the west, bernie sanders is digging in his heels. >> in every state we have run in, we have had to take on literally almost the entire democratic establishment and in state after state the people have stood up and helped defeat the establishment. >> reporter: even with a victory in oregon, and another near win in kentucky, sanders faces a tough road ahead as hillary clinton is on the edge of clinching the nomination. tension boiling over within the democratic party as sanders supporters lash out in frustration over a system they view as rigged. >> i say to leadership of the democratic party open the doors, let the people in! >> reporter: the nevada
democratic convention turned ugly saturday after the party announced last minute rule changes which would award more delegates to frontrunner hillary clinton. the state chair received a stream of death threats after sanders supporters posted her address and phone number on social media and california senator barbara boxer said she feared for her safety. >> i was on the stage, people were six feet away from me. if i didn't have a lot of security, i don't know what would have happened. >> reporter: boxer who is a clinton supporter and dnc chair debbie wasserman schultz called for sanders to personally condemn the violence. >> this is unacceptable behavior, and the sanders campaign and senator sanders himself should not only outright condemn that specific conduct but they also need to take steps to prevent it. >> reporter: california senator and another clinton supporter dianne feinstein warning it could lead to riots they saw in
1968 convention in chicago. >> i don't want to go back to the '68 convention, i worry what it does to the electorate as a whole and he should too. >> reporter: the sanders campaign is crying foul. >> he categorically denies any threats that went on, absolutely unacceptable. debbie wasserman schultz, we can have a long conversation about her and how she's throwing shade on the sanders campaign from the beginning. >> the white house is down playing concerns about violence at the democratic convention. josh earnest saying yes, there will be a need for democrats to come together in the general election and that the president will be making that case. anderson? >> thanks very much. point out the word violence was used at the nevada event, wasn't actual violence, there was destruction, anger, emotion, death threats, but for accuracy sake, no arrests were actually made. back with the panel. let's talk about the rnc, kayleigh, teaming up with donald
trump, releasing a joint fundraising deal, allows donors to write checks up to $449,400. a sin i can would say that goes against what donald trump has been saying, but in truth he did give himself cover saying i'm going to self fund, he didn't totally self fund, there were a lot of individual donations that went to trump, but up until the general election campaign. >> here's the thing, he ran the primary like bernie sanders did, he did not take money from wall street. there were individual donors, yes, but he did something few other candidates have done. he did that. now it is time to turn to the general election, be a realist. you want to compete with hillary clinton with a billion, $2 billion. >> you don't think that defeats the message. you know, in fact we have him talking about this on the campaign trail months ago. >> i am self funding my campaign. i'm not taking money. i'm for you. >> i'm self funding.
i self fund. >> i am self funding my campaign. these guys are all taking their money from special interest. >> i spent a lot of money, up to close to $40 million. still funding my own campaign, by the way. >> me, i am self funding my campaign, folks. all the other guys are getting money. i am self funding. this is a self funded campaign. i don't need money, i don't want money. now i'm self funding, so it's a big difference, folks. i don't care. i am going to do what's right for you. >> he got millions from donors but not from large big money donors. that was something that was popular when he was running, you heard reaction to the statements. do you worry it takes something from him? >> i don't think so, he did self fund essentially his campaign, with individual donations, yes, he did something big. he deserves a lot of credit for that, commendation for that. turning to general election, it
is time to work on hillary clinton. >> bernie sanders didn't hurt himself by crowd sourcing funding for his campaign. bernie sanders as john will tell you has slews and ton of small dollar donations from hundreds of thousands of people. donald trump could have done the same and not lost authenticity. the down side with donald trump, he has to raise a billion dollars to beat hillary clinton and has no fund-raising apparatus. while it is great to get big checks, you need small checks, too, and infrastructure. >> obviously $100 million. >> that's for a super pac. costs more money to buy ads. there's economy of scale, when you participate at that level, but it takes time. takes time to build bundlers, identify infrastructure, to make
assets and getting money in the door. he is so far behind -- >> just a step back, thursday that paul ryan met with donald trump, said there's a process that will take place to unify the party to get my endorsement or get other republicans to come on. now you see donald trump making a joint fund-raising agreement, putting out a lit of supreme court potential nominees, hiring and professionalizing the campaign. what you're seeing is trump taking a series of steps, realizing he never gave major philosophical speech on how he felt about self funding. he was sort of doing shotgun comments, but taking steps that paul ryan and others have said to him this is what we want to see, we want to see you're a professional real deal candidate, not just running this on the fly. >> the whole broadcast has been about how trump is succeeding in getting to the convention. it will be his convention. he pulled this off. all of the things we are talking
about are indicative of it. also i believe, correct me if i'm wrong, if he gets back money he self funded, he is eligible, he loaned himself that money, he is going to get it all back. >> i asked him about that. >> what did he say? >> he said he never thought about paying himself back. >> no, he didn't think about it, he who sues never thought about it. >> he said he hadn't thought about it, didn't have an answer for it. certainly was within his rights to pay himself back. it would make sense. >> the big story is donald trump's takeover temporarily of the republican party. it is interesting. republican party talked about how it despises appeasement when it comes to authoritarian figures abroad. turns out when they have an authoritarian in their own party, you see appeasement on a mass level with the exception of a few very principled conservative journalists in the never trump movement, but among
republican politicians, paul ryan is one of the best, but we have seen the party moved beyond paul ryan and hitched their wagon to donald trump. >> they just don't buy into media caricatures. you tall him authoritarian over and over. look to your own president, uses executive order when he doesn't like the will of congress. you can call donald trump authoritarian, you have a lot to answer for on your side of the aisle. you have an authoritarian president. >> we are not here to debate barack obama. i did that for years and years. barack obama last i checked had not suggested a religious litmus test to enter the country, hadn't threatened the owner of "the washington post" he would go after him on tax fraud issues because he doesn't like his coverage. he didn't suggest he would change american libel laws. >> we are changing american libel laws, call it authoritarian, there's a legitimate debate.
>> is there debate on whether he should be threatening owner of "the washington post" because he doesn't like his coverage. >> this is why people are frustrated with the media. you throw out terms that donald trump is authoritarian, racist, without facts. >> i gave you several facts. i gave you a bunch. >> you gave the libel law without acknowledging there's a legitimate academic -- that's not authoritarian. >> you think it is legitimate that he said i don't like "the washington post" coverage of me, and by the way someone should really look at the fact he doesn't pay enough taxes and he has big antitrust. that was a clear threat at one of the country's major newspapers. this is what authoritarian people do. >> if "the washington post" is going to go after him, he will go back at them for things they have in their past. >> it is indicative of a larger point. i think donald trump began his campaign with a neofascist
message, and what he has accomplished is to move past that, now be regarded as benign. if he can continue to convince the country that he is benign, that that early message has now been overcome and he has had a great antenna for the reality of some things in this country, including the fact that institutions are not working in this country. >> clearly don't believe he is neofascist. >> no, i don't think so. you say these things about trump, you say this about millions and millions of people. >> no, i'm not talking about the people who vote. no, i am talking about what he said about his own authoritarian approaches to dealing with america's problems in an extraconstitutional way without the process. he has forgotten most of it, but no, it began as not mussolini
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decided in the remaining six states and puerto rico and district of columbia. based on just this, just pledge delegates, she's absolutely winning the popular vote, she's winning the delegate count. could he catch her, yes. if he got 70% of everything that's left, he could catch her just barely. that would be vastly outperforming what he has done so far. even then he would have to worry about superdelegates. these people are decidedly tilting the field in her favor, anderson. >> explain who the people are, why they matter so much. >> there are about 700 of them. let me give you a sense of how super they are. right now we had more than 20 million people vote in just primaries on the democratic side. you divide it by the number of pledge delegates, you can say every pledge delegate represents about 7,000 or more actual
voters. each superdelegate has just as much power, but they can vote any way they wish. they don't have to pay any attention to what voters want if they would like to do that. right now, look at how they're divided. only 41 supporting him in philadelphia, 521 saying they'll support her. why such a huge disparity between two candidates. think about who superdelegates are. they are members of the democratic national committee, they're elected democrats like governors and senators and they're party leaders. in other words, many superdelegates are really the establishment of the democratic party. not all of them, a lot of them are. they were created in the 1980s specifically to keep the party from being swept up in a populous movement that might saddle them with a candidate that could not win in the fall. party bosses didn't really like. so far, anderson, superdelegates are showing very little appetite for the campaign of bernie
sanders and the direction he would like to take it. that's why no matter what else happens, she's beating him in popular vote, in electoral count, but beating him in superdelegates, and that's a big deal. anderson? >> tom, thanks very much. appreciate it. tomorrow afternoon when hillary clinton talked with chris cuomo, see that live at 1:00 p.m. eastern on cnn. up next, cnn nick peyton walsh takes us to the fight against isis in libya. and the worst isis attacks in months. i take these out...
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don't be dull. inside libya and the united states' fight against isis. just recently, pentagon officials have acknowledged u.s. military presence in libya, where u.s. special forces and surveillance flights are operating. cnn went with militia in libya who are trying to keep isis from taking over. they already control an estimated tenth of the coastline. nick paton walsh reports. >> reporter: this is the eye in the sky for america's the quietest war on isis. in libya, a specially adapted spy plane. these flights part of a growing effort by u.s. intelligence agencies to learn as much as they can about isis in what many consider to be its most dangerous stronghold, so close to europe. buried in the rock of the remote sicilyian island, they fly over
north africa's coast, likely hoovering up electronic chatter and video from above the failed state, a tenth of whose coastline isis now control. and down here is where it matters. the long isolated radio between the libyan city of misrata, and the isis stronghold of cert. this day is all bad news. isis using a suicide bomber to help advance the furthest yet. fighters tell us that americans are also on the ground here. i'm on this road, we're seeing reinforcements pouring down there. and one witness said they saw what looked like four armored suvs, containing western-looking soldiers. they're nervous about what we see. one libyan official later revealed a dozen u.s. troops operate out of a nearby air base. the pentagon confirming u.s. troops are, quote, meeting with libyans, but wouldn't give
details. this man saying he managed to save his family, as isis moved into their hometown. this was the scene they left behind. these chaotic militia are all that stand between isis and one of libya's biggest cities. hours later, isis sent another suicide bomber in an armored car. in misrata, it was a state of emergency. flooded with casualties. scenes they thought they'd seen the last of once they defeated gadhafi, but back again. over 100 injured and 9 dead. on a scale, the hospital can barely cope, relatives kept out can only peer through the glass
for news. the most severely wounded are being brought out now. a steady stream of casualties, quite unlike anything this city is used to. along with that sense of isis, never really have been so close or so threatening. funerals now too common, they say. this for abdullah, killed in the first of the two suicide bombings, leaving his wife pregnant with their third child. the martyr is the friend of god, they chant. after five years of war, it barely jars other routines. weddings go on nearby. america is for now here as little as it can be. and isis are winning. the wait for outside help measured in sons lost. >> that was nick paton walsh reporting. we'll be right back. e revs] ♪
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a shout-out to a friend of the program. adri adrian survived the boston bombing and now is the throwing out the first pitch at a yankees game. equally impressive that day, the heroics of her guest at the game. 360's senior producer, chuck that dad. he put his body on the line by stepping in front of a bat that slipped out of a player's hands and was hurtling towards their
seats. take a look at this. as you can see, chuck is a very excitable guy. nice save, chuck. that does it for us. thanks for watching. "cnn tonight with don lemon" starts now. a party at war with itself. a front-runner under fire, but it's not who you think. this is "cnn tonight." i am don lemon. donald trump is the gop's last man standing and the party of lincoln is actually coming together. but it's a very different story for the democrats. the front-runner, hillary clinton, tweeting this. we're always stronger united. while a defiant bernie sanders says this. >> state after state, the people have stood up and helped defeat the establishment. >> are the democrats headed for convention chaos? plus, trump turning the tables. naming potential supreme court justices. meeting with henry kissinger, and beginning to look more presidential by the da