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base starting with evangelicals. his strategy ahead. good morning. welcome to "early start." i'm christine romans. >> good morning. i'm alison kosik. it's friday, june 10th. 5:00 a.m. in the east. top democrats are closing ranks behind hillary clinton in a highly choreographed effort to elevate clinton as the presumptive nominee and disarm her democratic rival. president obama met with bernie sanders at the white house. two hours later, the clinton campaign dropped a web video unveiling the president's long anticipated endorsement of hillary clinton. michelle kosinski has the latest. >> reporter: alison and christine, to see this play out was truly remarkable. here we have a presidential endorsement in a video on twitter that was released by the hillary clinton campaign. when has that ever happened? it was record the on tuesday. well produced.
you could hear the music. it was clear the white house wanted to let the meeting play out. private meeting between the president and bernie sanders at the white house yesterday. it was a lengthy meeting. let that discussion happen. let the president hear out bernie sanders and work on a path forward. how will he be engaged? how will he work with the white house and hillary clinton? then as soon as that meeting was off over, bam. the endorsement was out.
>> i know how hard this job can be. that's why i know hillary will be so good at it. in fact, i don't think there's ever been someone so qualified to hold this office. she's got the courage, the compassion and the heart to get the job done. i say that as somebody who had to debate her more than 20 times. i'm with her. i am fired up and i cannot wait to get out there and campaign for hillary. >> reporter: the white house is
waiting no time on that. the president is free, unleashed. he is hitting the campaign trail on wednesday with hillary clinton in wisconsin. for democrats right now, it is all about unity. they want sanders many supporters to ultimately support hillary clinton. they feel that sanders voice will be crucial in that to rally them and ultimately go to her side. as well as the voice of president obama who is such a powerful influence on the younger voters. alison and christine. >> thank you, michelle. democrats move to unite and donald trump has an issue to get republicans to line up behind him. paul ryan say they should back the presumptive nominee even if they don't agree with everything he says. >> we have a better chance of putting these better ideas in place with a trump presidency than with hillary clinton presidency. >> do you worry that people hear
that and getting your agenda passed into law is more important to you than how our nation looks and our president acts? >> yeah. that's' legitimate question, i think. that's why i condemn his comments as clearly as i can. i've spoken to him about it. i think this has to change. he that's fix it. >> trump will work to rally the republican base headlining the faith and freedom coalition conference. then trump heads to richmond for a rally tonight at 8:00. two stops on the busy schedule trump promised party donors on thursday he would keep up to beat clinton in november. joining to us break it all down is tal kopan. you finally have the big show of unity among democrats for hillary clinton. a big move from all corners. senator elizabeth warren who has
been the only female senator holdout who would not officially endorse hillary clinton months ago. she said i'm ready to jump in the fight and make sure donald trump gets nowhere near the white house. i'm supporting hillary clinton. a fighter. she and joe biden go on to attack donald trump. team trump has been trying to put the judge controversy behind him and move forward and democrats are not going to let that happen. listen to what she said. getting a lot of attention. >> he has personally, personally directed his army of campaign
surrogates to step up their own public attacks on judge curiel. trump is picking on someone who is ethically bound not to defend himself. exactly what you would expect from a thin skinned, racist
bully. >> how effective will elizabeth warren be now she is in the corner of hillary clinton? even as bernie sanders is still holding on. >> she has been auditioning for the role of attack dog for some time now. she has been going on twitter rants against donald trump that have gotten under his skin. on the one hand, i think there was a long stretch during the primary that hillary clinton would have loved some of these endorsements and they held out, the president and vice president and elizabeth warren. until it was clear that sanders was ready to find down the campaign. the upside of that waiting period, she is hitting this general election running full steam with this powerful group of democrats behind her ready to go after donald trump. >> we see elizabeth warren rally behind hillary clinton. we see the rnc coming out with a
statement calling her a sellout. elizabeth warren and sellout and the hillary clinton speeches on wall street and ties to the fossil fuel industry. the rnc saying with elizabeth warren standing behind her, she is standing behind efforts she is against. >> it is unclear with this line of attack. swirling below this is the speculation if warren is on the short list for vice president. warren's credentials on wall street and a purest on the topics that propelled her to the senate could help hillary clinton recruit some of that base of bernie sanders that really believed in those issues that he spoke so deeply about. it is a tbd. it is unclear if she is on the short list.
senate democrats seem to hope she is. >> another powerful moment for democrats is joe biden and his endorsement of hillary clinton and his attack against donald trump. listen to what he said again about the judge controversy that republicans would like to put behind them. democrats will not let them do that. >> i find donald trump's conduct in this regard reprehensible. evidenced by the contact. a dangerous attack and pillar of democra democracy. threats of intimidation and under cutting the legitimacy of the judge by suggesting that because of his heritage he is incapable of being fair. and in addition to this, it is racist. >> we had seen some muted praise from republican establishment types for the new donald trump performance after california that he is looking forward and
talking about helping his party. not letting his party down. do you think that donald trump will be able to get beyond this judge thing even if you have joe biden and elizabeth warren and bill clinton and others out there continually bringing it up? >> if donald trump wants to get beyond this, i think to a certain extent, he will. he continues to double down on it. if he let's it go away, democrats can continue to bring it up. it will lose resonance at some point. if he continues to make these comments, he will continue to give them ammunition. a truism in politics, or everything, is timing. when you talk about the rollout of the general election, this is sort of the first week of the general election match up, trump has come in bruised and battered. hillary clinton has a historic moment with the endorsements coming and giving her wind in
her sails. it is a difficult week for him. i highly doubt this particular controversy is going to be one that we are talking about for months. there will be other things that come up for sure. >> interesting. tal, thank you for joining us. talk to you in a bit. >> in about 20 minutes. time for an early start on your money. stocks around the world are lower. dragging dow futures down. the selling trigger fears about global growth. you see some talking about brexit. that vote on june 23rd. stocks lower. investors piling in u.s. treasury bonds driving the yield down to the lowest since february. puerto rico is one step closer to the government bailout. last night the u.s. house of representatives overwhelmingly passed a bill to help the island avoid collapse. this is hailed as a bipartisan compromise. president obama and hillary clinton support it. so does house speaker paul ryan. it could make it through the senate and president's desk
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a final farewell for the greatest muhammad ali beginning with a car professipecession th his hometown in louisville, kentucky. a inter faith service with bill clinton and billy crystal delivering eulogies. president obama remembering the champ with the boxing gloves he has on display. >> i don't know how good of a boxer i am. i have had to slug it out in
washington. there have been times i have been the underdog. just like the champ. i had to come back after being beat up a bit. that says resilience. that's what these boxing gloves represent to me. >> join cnn at 1:30 eastern time this afternoon for our live special coverage. the greatest. remembering muhammad ali. anchored by don lemon. thousands attended a prayer service for the champ. outrage growing over the sentence of the former stanford student athlete. the sentence he received for raping a woman who was i intoxicated and unconscious. vice president biden added his voice in the open letter that was published on buzzfeed that he wrote to the victim expressing his furious anger and saying he is awed by the victim's courage for speaking
out. the defendant, brock turner, got just six months in jail. now it appears he will spend less time behind bars. more from dan simon. >> reporter: we are at the santa clara county jail where the former stanford athlete is serving his short jail term. we are told that brock turner is in protective custody given the high profile nature of the crime. he was sentenced originally to six months in jail. but it is just going to be three months. often times california inmates are released early as long as there are not behavior problems due to overcrowding. as you can imagine, people on the stanford campus are outraged. here is what some had to say. >> a lot of people say it is white privilege. i would agree. i think it has to do with class and money and the resources that people have here. i don't think it is fair. >> after reading the letter from the victim, it sounds that it is
not really giving her justice in that sense. that's sad. >> i think in general justice is not served on this issue. this is bringing it to the limelight. >> reporter: this is felt widely on campus that graduating seniors are planning some demonstration during the commencement this weekend. we are learning a bit more about brock turner's past. in his letter to the judge, he characterized himself as naive and grew up in a small town in ohio who pretty much had no experience when it came to drugs and alcohol. prosecutors say that is a lie. on his cell phone, they uncovered text messages and photos that he did in fact use alcohol and drugs. even in high school, some including concentrated marijuana and lsd. >> dan simon. thank you. the growing outrage every day is from the rapist to the rapist's
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because no one kills germs better than clorox. democrats united behind hillary clinton and against donald trump. president obama's impassioned endorsement as party leaders unleash their wrath on donald trump. and donald trump trying to bring republicans back together rallies with the base after private meetings with top donors. welcome back to "early start." i'm alison kosik. >> i'm christine romans. it is 30 minutes past the hour. top democrats closing ranks behind hillary clinton in a highly choreographed effort to elevate hillary clinton to the presumptive nominee and disarm her democratic rival. president obama met with bernie sanders at the white house. two hours later, the clinton campaign dropped this web video
unveiling the long anticipated endorsement of hillary clinton. michelle kosinski has the latest for us. >> reporter: alison and christine, to see it play out was truly remarkable. we have a presidential endorsement in a video on twitter that was released by the hillary clinton campaign. it was well produced. you could hear the music behind it there. it was clear the white house wanted to let this private meeting play out with bernie sanders yesterday. a lengthy meeting. let that discussion happen. let the president hear out bernie sanders and work on a path forward. how will he be engaged? how will be work with the white house and hillary clinton? and when that meeting was over, within two hours, the endorsement was out. the president
wasn't holding back. >> i know how hard this job can be. that's why i know hillary will
be so good at it. in fact, i don't think there's ever been someone so qualified to hold this office. she's got the courage, the compassion and the heart to get the job done. and i say that as somebody who had to debate her more than 20 times. i'm with her. i am fired up and i cannot wait to get out there and campaign for hillary. >> reporter: the white house is wasting no time on that either. the president is free and unleashed. he is hitting the campaign trail on wednesday with hillary clinton in wisconsin. for democrats, it is all about unity. they want sanders supporters to ultimately support hillary clinton. they feel sanders voice will be crucial in that to rally them and ultimately go to her side and as well as the voice of president obama who is such a powerful influence on the younger voters. alison and christine. >> thank you, michelle kosinski.
as democrats move to unite, donald trump has a hard time getting republicans to line up behind him. house speaker paul ryan says those conservatives who don't agree with him, must back the presumptive nominee. >> we will have a better time getting the ideas through with a trump presidency than a clinton presidency. >> getting your ideas passed is more important to you than how the president acts in the next four years? >> that is a legitimate question. that is why i condemned his comments and things he said in the past. this has to change. he has to fix it. >> today, trump will work to rally the republican base headlining the faith and freedom coalition conference. then trump heads to richmond,
virginia for a rally tonight at 8:00. two stops on the stop on thursday. so much happening. joining us to break it down is political reporter tal kopan. she is in the washington bureau. good morning. >> good morning. >> we are watching the hillary clinton train moving forward with support on it. case in point, senator elizabeth warren saying this, i'm ready to jump in this fight to make sure that hillary clinton is our next president. i'm supporting hillary clinton because she is a fighter. a fighter with guts. we watched warren wasting no time eviscerating donald trump. listen to this. >> he has personally directed his army of campaign surrogates
to step up their own public attacks on judge curiel. trump is picking on someone who is ethically
bound not to defend himself. exactly what you would expect from a thin skinned racist bully. >> all right. you know what they say. what's good for the goose is good for the gander. she is fighting back hard. is she positioning for a vp slot? is the country ready for two women on the ticket? >> it looks like she is a bit auditioning for the role of attack dog against donald trump. whether that's what hillary clinton wants in her vice president, the door is left open in interviews and speculation. it is something that is put out there. if you ask several people in washington, including harry reid and nancy pelosi, a two-woman ticket is something on the table. vice presidential speculation can be tricky.
sometimes the obvious choice is the last name that actually ends up on the table. this is something everyone in washington is watching carefully. her name is pushed by several high powered democrats. the clinton camp is the one that makes the decision. they can sometimes surprise us. >> the current vice president spiking out for hillary clinton and against donald trump. again hitting on the judge curiel controversy. the controversy the republicans would like to put behind them. they would like to not talk about the heritage of the judge and impartiality of the judge. listen to what joe biden said. >> i find donald trump's conduct in this regard reprehensible. evidenced by the by paipartisan condemnation for what it is. the threats of intimidation and under cutting the legitimacy of the judge by suggesting the
heritage he is incapable of being fair. in addition to this, it is racist. >> so joe biden really clear on his views on this. do you think donald trump is going to be able to put that judge issue behind him if you have top democrats saying this is why he's not qualified to be president? >> at some point it is likely donald trump will stop giving the democrats ammunition to keep raising this issue. you know, he's continued to back up these comments every time he's asked. at some point, you know, the media will grow less interested in it. democrats will push the topic. it will get stale and the american public will be interested in something else. that is how the political cycle works. we may continue to see it in attack ads down the line. it will not go away completely. i think that is not the way the campaign cycle has worked. we have seen tons of
controversies discussed. is this the bullet that sinks donald trump's campaign. lo and behold, two weeks later, we are talking about something different. >> tal, i want to talk about the usa today. >> top of the fold. >> trump's trail of unpaid bills. this is an interesting story that usa today wrote saying donald trump basically stiffed people who worked for him. people like plumbers and waiters and painters. usa today interviewed hundreds of people who worked for donald trump. even stiffing attorneys. how damaging can a report like this be? >> it is working class. the very people donald trump has inspired. working class people who he said he will protect their jobs. the way that trump, the hallmark of his business, is stiffing people. >> how damaging do you think it is? >> it is damaging. it is interesting. the campaign has been about who
is donald trump. the republicans are criticized for not taking him seriously early on and not putting out research early on. this reminds me of the trump tower story. marco rubio hit him hard on this early in the campaign and it didn't matter. it is interesting seeing hillary clinton trying to paint him as a con man and not a stand-up guy for the working class. we will see if she can define him early enough in the general election or if trump is defined in people's minds already coming out of the primary. it may be a little too little too late for the democrats to make an impact. we will see what staying power this has. we have seen it before. >> donald trump made a name for himself against international trade deals and unfairness of the trade deals. he said the president is slow
jamming on jimmy fallon last night. >> the american people face the important decision this fall. the entire world is watching. they look to us for stability and leadership. now, i know some of the presidential candidates have been critical of my foreign policy. i don't want to name any names. >> he's talking about donald trump. >> jimmy, the tpp allows american businesses to sell their products both at home and abroad. the more we sell abroad, the more higher paying jobs we provide here at home. it's that simple. >> what year saying is the trade deal will help put every day americans back to -- >> work, work, work, put us back to work, work, work. >> he managed to make tpp interesting. >> yeah. i was going to say. i don't know all of the trade nerds would think the topic would be a focal point. >> trade nerds unite. jimmy fallon.
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welcome back. a final farewell for muhammad ali. it begins with a 16 to 18 car procession through the streets of his hometown of louisville, kentucky. an inter faith service with billy crystal and bill clinton. president obama reflecting on a pair of boxing gloves he has on display at the white house. >> i don't know how good of a boxer i am. i have had to slug it out here in washington. there have been times when i have been the underdog.
just like the champ, there are times where i got beat up a little bit and had to come back. that says resilience. that's what these gloves represent to me. >> join cnn at 1:30 this afternoon for the live special coverage of this. remembering muhammad ali. anchored by don lemon. on thursday, thousands attend a muslim prayer service. new outrage of the sentence of the former stanford athlete received for raping a woman who was intoxicated and unconscious. more than 1 million people have called for the judge to be removed from the bench. the vice president joe biden adding his voice in an open letter published on buzzfeed to the victim expressing his anger and thanking her for speaking out and having the courage to
speak out. she has potentially saved thousands of lives. brock turner got six months in jail for three felony rape convictions. six months in jail. he will spend less time behind bars. we get from more dan simon. >> reporter: we are at the santa clara county jail where the former athlete is serving out his jail term. we are told brock turner is in protective custody. he was sentenced to six months in jail. but now we know it will be three months. often times california inmates are released early as long as there are no behavior problems and they get released for jail overcrowding. as you can imagine people on the stanford campus are outraged about this. here is what some had to say. >> a lot of people say it is white privilege. i would agree. i also think it has to do with class and money and the resources that people have here.
so i don't think it is fair. >> after reading the letter from the victim, it really sounds that it is not really like giving her justice in that sense. that's really sad. >> i think in general justice is not served when it comes to this issue. this is bringing that to the limelight. >> reporter: this is felt widely on campus that graduating seniors are planning some demonstration during the commencement. we are learning more about turner's past. in the letter to the judge, he characterized himself as naive and growing up in a small town in ohio who pretty much had no experience when it came to drugs and alcohol. prosecutors say that is an outright lie. on his cell phone, they uncovered texts and photos that reveal he did use drugs and alcohol. even in high school. it included concentrated marijuana and lsd. >> at odds with what was
portrayed in court about someone swept up in drinking culture. this is more about promiscuity and drinking. global stocks are falling this morning. signaling a rough day ahead for stocks. investors are rushing into the safe haven of bonds. pushing the ten-year yield down to 1.67%. tesla with federal regulators looking into reports of a flaw in tesla models. that could cause the driver to lose control. authorities looking into reports that tesla is asking owners to sign non disclosure agreements for the automaker to pay for me repairs. it is required that vehicle owners not say anything about the repair or knowledge the agreement itself. tesla has not responded to cnn money's request for comment. watch that stock today. >> tesla has not had an easy
time. let's see what is coming up on "new day." alisyn camerota joining us. >> great to see you. president obama, joe biden and elizabeth warren coming out in support of hillary clinton. what does this mean for bernie sanders? will he follow suit and endorse her? we'll talk about all of that. this as the democrats unite and the gop remains divided about the federal judge and donald trump's comments. this could complicate his efforts to bring in money. muhammad ali laid to rest today with tens of thousands of people set to pay tribute in his hometown. we will talk to his daughter laila and evander holyfield as well. >> great voices to hear from there. terror in baghdad. isis launching new attacks. dozens killed. we will take you there next.
another bloody day in baghd baghdad. two suicide attacks in the capital. one of the targets at an army checkpoint with five soldiers and seven civilians killed. let's go to cnn's ben wedeman. is isis fighting back as iraqi forces move into fallujah? >> reporter: alison, that is the interpretation of iraqi officials. they believe with unprecedented pressure on isis, not just in fallujah, but look at the big picture in syria and libya as well, they are striking backlashing out. they are very much on the defensive in fallujah. we're in the southeastern sector of the city where the iraqi forces have been able to penetrate. the focus is as soon as possible to crush isis in that city.
one of the reasons why iraqi forces launched this offensive was in may there was a wave of car and suicide bombings in baghdad that left more than 200 people. iraqi officials are assuming that many of the bombs that are reaching the capital are made in fallujah or directed by isis commanders and leaders in fallujah at the iraqi capital. this is why iraq is pressing this offensive in fallujah with urgency. alison. >> ben wedeman live from baghdad. thank you. 56 minutes past the hour. time for the friday edition of early start on your money. dow futures lower right now. investors pouring into the safety of treasury bonds. the ten-year yield down to 1.66%. stocks in europe and asia lower. uber is now letting riders book rides ahead of time.
something the company says it would never do. this is only available on uber x business accounts starting in seattle. spreading to other cities. pricing will be about the same as opening the app and hailing a ride there. users can order from 30 minutes to 30 days in advance. lyft started a similar program in san francisco earlier this year. it allows you to book 30 minutes in advance. hacker could have easily guessed popular passwords in a hack. 33 million twitter credentials stolen recently. the popular password is 123456. creating 120,000 people with that combination. easy passwords, 123456789. qwerty and password. security experts say the hacker may have gotten the credentials
from malware. the hack could be the cause of big users of mark zuckerberg and roger goodell. uniting the party. "new day" starts now, god willing, in my view, it will be secretary clinton. >> reince priebus. >> trump is learning how to be a candidate. >> i am going to do everything in my power to make sure that donald trump does not become president. >> now, i know some of the presidential candidates have been critical of my foreign policy. orange is not the new black. >> republicans gave him lemons, he made so much lemonade. beyonce started calling him,
baracky with the good hair. this is "new day" with chris cuomo and alisyn camerota. >> good morning, everyone. welcome to your "new day." it is friday june 10th. orange is not the new black. that's funny. >> i didn't get it for a second. i'm tired. i'm tired. i was like -- why don't they like that show. i was like, oh! [ laughter ] >> we have a lot of politics to talk about this morning. up first, president obama, vice president biden, senator elizabeth warren all throwing their support behind hillary clinton. what does this mean for bernie sanders and his plan? >> if democrats seem to be coming together, republicans are trying to get behind a man they call a bigot. suzanne malveaux from washington. >> reporter: extraordinary from the hillary clinton camp. president obama kept it quiet,
releasing on facebook just after his oval office meeting with bernie sanders. clinton hadn't got an heads up as early as sunday that the president's endorsement was forthcoming. an incredible show of force. top democrats lining up behind hillary clinton. >> i'm with her. i am fired up and i cannot wait to get out there and campaign for hillary. >> reporter: president obama endorsing clinton, just hours after meeting with senator bernie sanders at the white house. the president and clinton set to hit the campaign trail together in wisconsin next week. vice president joe biden following suit, making it clear who he thinks the next president should be. >> god willing, in my view it will be secretary clinton. >> reporter: and progressive senator elizabeth warren backing clinton, too. >> i am ready to get in this fight and work my heart out for hillary clinton to become the next president of the united states. >> reporter: warren a liberal favorite, could be crucial