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still what's her strategy here? will she go on the attack? will she be forced to explain the damaging e-mail leaks to tens of thousands of voters tonight. good morning, welcome to "early start." i'm christine romans in the studio here in new york. >> i'm john berman in las vegas. it's wednesday, october 19th, it's 5:00 a.m. in the east. out here, there is no time. it is timeless. i'm live at the university of nevada in las vegas. this is the site of tonight's third and final debate between hillary clinton and donald trump. you can hear the voices of the crowd as they rise up in anticipation of what could be a decisive moment here. donald trump needs this debate to make a difference. to get back into this campaign. he is behind the latest round of national polls by a lot in some of those polls. he's also trailing in some of the key battleground states. he made two stops in colorado on his way here to las vegas. he urged his supporters, said don't believe the polls. and he delivered a warning about
a possible hillary clinton victory. >> history will record that 2017 was the year that america lost, truly lost its independence. truly lost its independence. and, by the way, this is our final shot, folks. in four years, it's over. you're never going to be able to win. you're never going to be able to win. it's going to be a one-party system. this is your final shot. >> donald trump is renewing his pledge to build a wall along the border with mexico. he describes himself the voters in colorado as a unifier. let's get more now from cnn's jason carroll. >> reporter: john and christine, donald trump had very little to stay about the debate to the crowd here in grand junction, colorado. he did say that the debate would be, quote, interesting. certainly, a number of his supporters want him to stay on message during the debate. and while he's out on the campaign trail. having said that a number of gop
leaders pushing back on donald trump's unfounded claims that the electoral process is, quote, rigged. they certainly want him to stop talking about it when he's out on the campaign trail. but donald trump kept pushing the idea anyway. >> the moment is going to be november 8th. it's very simple. and we will. we've just begun to fight. they even want to try and rig the election at the polling booths where so many cities are corrupt. and voter fraud is all too common. and then they say, oh, there's no voter fraud in our country. there's no voter -- no, no, there's no voter fraud. take a look at st. louis. take a look at philadelphia. take a look at chicago. and then i have even the republicans saying, oh, this is a wonderful -- look, look. if nothing else, people are going to be watching on november 8th. >> reporter: trump holding the media responsible for what he
calls that rigged system. saying that the media has been, quote, lying, cheating and stealing, again, these are donald trump's words. he also said that the media at this point is worse than his opponent, hillary clinton. john, christine. >> our thanks to jason carroll for that. donald trump did have a new policy proposal, term limits for members of congress. this would take a constitutional amendment. that is what he is calling for. he proposes a limit of six years for members of the house. three terms. for the senate, 12 years or two terms. on monday, donald trump made a series of ethics reform proposals, including a five-year ban on locating when lawmakers of the executive branch leave office. there's new details about donald trump's debate prep for this final showdown. a source tellses that you rnc chair reince priebus played the moderator in some mock sessions with donald trump firing questions at the candidate. and chris christie who did
pretty well in some of the primary debates, you'll remember, he played the role of hillary clinton. remember lead sboolg the first debate, donald trump didn't seem to want to do mock debate prep. this time around, though, seeming to do more traditional preparation. hillary clinton doing debate prep leading into tonight. in the first debate, you'll remember, she seemed to try to bait donald trump. when they square off tonight, she's got a different strategy. let's get the latest now from cnn's jeff zeleny. >> reporter: that's right, hillary clinton is getting ready for her third and final debate with donald trump. she's been preparing just as much as she did for the first two but i'm told in a very different way. now, she's actually been familiarizing herself with all of those campaign e-mails and previous positions and statements that have been unearthed through the stolen hacked e-mails published by wikileaks. it's a new development in the campaign, something she is preparing for. something she expects donald trump will go after.
she will also go after what i'm told trump is calling a rigged election. she'll be pushing back hard, perhaps as a way to get under donald trump's skin. she's also going to make the case for why she can be the president for all americans. now, of course, that message is aimed at get something republicans, some moderate voters who may not have been open to voting for her but they simply cannot vote for donald trump. overall, that is her objective in tonight's debate trying to make the case, "a," she's presidential. and "b," even if you don't love her, you still may want to vote for her because donald trump in the eyes of the clinton campaign simply is not fit to be president. of course, donald trump will be getting his last licks in. the last time raising questions about honesty and trustworthiness without question. tonight's debate will set the stage for the rest of the campaign, less than three weeks away from election day. john and christine. >> all right, jeff zeleny here in las vegas. thanks so much.
i want to bring in cnn politics reporter eugene scott for a preview of tonight's event. eugene, we just heard from jeff zeleny about what hillary clinton might do differently leading into tonight. the big question is, what does donald trump do? i've heard from a lot of republicans who say they actually want him to stick to policy. he's been at his best in debates, they say, when he talks about trade. when he talks about issues. what do you expect to see from donald trump tonight? >> well, considering the amount of prep he's receiving compared to what has happened the last several days we do expect him to focus on trade because as you said, this san issue that you highlighted he has a lot of success with. this is an issue that voters are concerned with. and it's an issue that sur fashioned in the wikileaks e-mails that he's bound to focus on this debate. >> trade, national security, terrorism. the economy. these were things again and again voters have said they trust donald trump to try to fix, right? but he's been distracted.
he's had a problem saying on those core message, you know, his inside kitchen cabinet has been telling him stay on these issues. then this week, eugene, we hear something new. we hear about term limits for congress. we hear him talking about closing the revolving door between, you know, government and k street. listen to him talk about how he would do this controlle/alt delete. drain the swampl in washington. >> when it comes to washington, d.c., it is time to drain the damn swamp. if i'm elected president i will push for a constitutional amendment to propose term limits on all members of congress. decades of political failure and special interest collusion must and will finally come to an end. >> when i talk to trump supporters, eugene, so many of them say they want him because he's going to clean up washington. you haven't been hearing him
talk about that much on the campaign trail. will we hear him talk about that tonight, do you think? is he going to try to put himself up there as the only guy with qualities and qualifications to get rid of the old and bring in the new? >> his advices are hoping so. interestingly enough, this is a bipartisan interest, both on both sides would love to see term limits. not everyone but certainly an idea that we've heard people on both sides float. i think we'd like to hear ideas of what exactly that means for himself, for his campaign and what that could actually look like. >> three weeks ago, policies, snippets of policies, trying to get over the personality and personal questions about donald trump? >> you know, it is interesting to see, while the clinton campaign leading into the first debate and second debate in a way tried to set expectations, lower expectations in a way said we don't want to be graded on a curve versus donald trump. eugene, heading into the debate i hear a much greater calling for hillary clinton to not just
poke and provoke donald trump here but to define what a hillary clinton presidency would be. what's the pressure on her tonight, eugene? >> well, she has to define it for people still on the bubble, still focused on independents and bringing people over who are giving her a second look. saying donald trump is not enough for some of those voters. and they want to hear her unpack that. and i think that's one of the reasons why she's going to target so much of her message to even some more conservative voters. and i think we see that in some of the guests that she's inviting tonight. >> interesting. mark cuban for one. meg whitman, ceo of hewlett-packard will be here. as we said, donald trump is bringing among other people, the half brother of president obama. kenyan-born malik obama who apparently is supporting donald trump. eugene scott, stick around. we'll talk to you in a little bit. the presidential debate here at the university of nevada in las vegas. it is tonight. that debate is at 9:00 p.m.
eastern time. as you can see by my presence on campus, cnn will be here all day long. you don't want to miss a single second of it. romance. >> no, we do not. we have a yount couldn't, if you want to count it down. a hacked e-mail shows a e-mail leak proposed by wikileaks, allegedly send by yeahman john podesta has an early list for vp. apple ceo, tim cook, bill gates, his wife melinda gates. a well-known phil lap throw piste. mary barra. howard's skults. muhtar kent, the e-mail dated march 17th. that's four months before clinton announced her pick tim kaine. this was an early list. along with kaine. bernie sanders on this list. elizabeth warren made the cut. two dozen lawmakers. and how podesta cortly grouped
in the e-mail he organized by quote food groups. by gender, race, professional background. were they a senator, were they in business? a lot of response on social media about that. 11 minutes past the hour. will they or won't they? a lot of speculation on whether hillary clinton and donald trump tonight's final debate. we already know who won't be shaking hands. details, ahead on "early start." [ala♪m beeping]
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let's hear it for the running rebels, john berman here live on the campus of university of nevada in las vegas. look at the crowd building. i see mason, i see jeff. an hil everyone here in anticipation of tonight's third and final debate. you can feel the energy building. 9:00 o'clock eastern time here on cnn. don't miss it for a second. inside the debate hall. chris wallace from fox news, he will be the moderator. 90 minutes, one-on-one. a crucial moment in this campaign. now, we do not know if hillary clinton and donald trump will shake hands tonight. they did before the first debate. they did not shake hands before the second debate. right now, we know there will be no handshakes between the candidates' family members. we just had video of what would happen before the first and second debate where you saw
melania trump and bill clinton shaking hands there. why that won't happen tonight. a new setup that they will enter closer to their seats. "the new york times" reports that apparently the clinton team wanted to avoid any awkward confrontations there. the second debate, trump brought in women who had accused women who didn't want to be near. all. preparations for the preparations. time for the five things you need to know for your "early start." number one, donald trump getting help with his debate prep. a source telling cnn rnc chairman reince priebus assumed the role of moderators in these practice sessions. new jersey governor chris christie playing hillary clinton. hillary clinton offer the trail for days now preparing for tonight's debates. she's been studying the leaked wikileaks e-mails.
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in the polls? hillary clinton staying out of the public eye to prepare for this showdown tonight. what will her strategy be? will she go on the attack? will she be forced to explain the damaging e-mail leaks to tens of millions of voters who will be watching? welcome back to "early start." i'm christine romans here in new york. >> i'm john berman live in las vegas. 31 minutes past the hour right now. i'm at the university of nevada in las vegas. you can see the dancing. the running rebels there. the jumping running rebels, as they wait for tonight's debate. the third and final debate at 9:00 p.m. eastern. this could be the last best chance for donald trump to get back into this race. he is behind in the latest round of national polls. a new bloomberg poll out just moments ago has him trailing by nine points. nine points in a brand new poll. donald trump made two stops in
colorado on the way here to las vegas. he urged his supporters not to believe these new polls. and he delivered a warning about what he thinks a clinton presidency will look like. >> history will record that 2017 was the year that america lost, truly lost, its independent. truly lost its independence. and by the way, this is our final shot, folks. in four years it's over. you're never going to be able to win. you're never going to be able to win. it's going to be a one-party system. is this your final shot. >> he had two events in colorado. colorado springs and grand junction. trump renewed his pledge to build a wall along the border with mexico. and he described himself to voters in colorado as a unifier. let's get more now from cnn's jason carroll. >> reporter: john and christine, donald trump had very little to say about the debate to the crowd here in grand junction, colorado. he did say that the debate would
be, quote, interesting. certainly, a number of his supporters want him to stay on message during the debate and while he's out on the campaign trail. having said that a number of gop leaders pushing back on donald trump's unfounded claim that's electoral process is, quote, rigged. they certainly want him to stop talking about it when he's out on the campaign trail. but donald trump kept pushing the idea anyway. >> moment is going to be november 8th. it's very simple. and we will. we've just begun to fight. they even want to try and rig the election at the polling booths where so many cities are corrupt. and voter fraud is all too common. and then they say, oh, there's no voter fraud in our country. there's no voter fraud. no, no, there's no voter fraud. take a look at st. louis. take a look at philadelphia. take a look at chicago. and then i have even the republicans saying, oh, this is a wonderful -- look, look.
if nothing else, people are going to be watching on november 8th. >> reporter: trump holding the media responsible for what he calls that rigged system. saying that the media has been, quote, lying, cheating and stealing. again these are donald trump's words. he also said that the media at this point is worse than his opponent hillary clinton. john, christine. >> all right, jason carroll, thanks so much. hillary clinton, she has been off the campaign trail for several days. she had some fund-raisers at the beginning. she's doing a lot of debate wading into this. in the first debate you'll remember she worked hard to bait donald trump. when they square off tonight at 9:00 p.m. eastern she's expected to employ a different strategy. let's get the latest from cnn's jeff zeleny. >> reporter: that's right, hillary clinton is getting ready for the third and final debate with donald trump she's preparing just as much as she did as for the first two but i'm told in a very different way.
now, she's actually familiarizing herself with all of those campaign e-mails in previous positions and statements that have been unearth through the stolen hacked e-mails published by wikileaks. it's a new development in this campaign. something she is preparing for. something she expects donald trump will go after. she's also i'm told will go after what donald trump is calling a rigged election. she'll be pushing back on that hard. perhaps as a way to get under donald trump's skin. she's also going to make the case for why she can be the president for all americans. now, of course, that message is aimed at getting some republicans, some moderate voters who may not have been open to voting for her but they simply cannot vote for donald trump. overall, that is her objective in tonight's debate. trying to make the case that "a," she's presidential. and "b," even if you don't love her, you may still want to vote for her, because donald trump in the eyes of the clinton campaign is simply not fit to be president. of course, donald trump will be
getting his last licks in this is the last time raising some questions about honesty and just worthiness, without question, tonight's debate will set the stage for the rest of the campaign, less than three weeks away from election day. john and christine. >> jeff zeleny in las vegas. thank you so much. let's bring in cnn politics reporter eugene scott. eugene, we know that donald trump has been doing more traditional preparation leedsing into tonight's contest. reince priebus playing the role of moderator firing questions. chris christie playing the role of hillary clinton challenging donald trump. the question is, what will we see from donald trump tonight? will it be an a candidate on the attack? or will it be a candidate primarily focused on policy? >> well, his advisers are certainly hoping he'll be focused on policy. that's what the voters have asking for. we haven't gotten a lot of that in the last several days following the big controversy. voters are still paying attention, they have questions that remain unanswered. and this is one of the last chances to answer them.
>> people close to him bants him to talk about national security. they want to talk about isis. they want to talk about the economy, the economy the economy. these are things, every time he gets off of those subjects he gets away for things that are working for him the most. do you think we'll hear about the middle class not feeling they're getting ahead, can he stay focused on that or talk hillary clinton? zbling i think he'll find a way to do both. his base does appreciate the attacking of hillary clinton because they really believe that she should not be president but right now, he has to win independent voters which he hasn't been winning. and that's who he has to count on if he is going to be significant. >> in the each of the campaigns, 2 1/2 hours of just substance. there's enough difference, really major differences in how they view the world that we haven't really been talking about. or they haven't really been talk about on the campaign trail. you know, your taxes. the economy you're going to live in. how much you're going to pay for
college. these are things i have a feeling we haven't gotten to in this presidential election, have we? >> no an economic advisers debate you're not going to hear much about e-mails or independent da sessions with women. "the washington post" righting about hillary clinton george h.w. bush called it the vision thing. what's the bigger higher calling for why you want to be president. there are some people suggesting that hillary clinton needs to lay that out in the third debate. she hasn't done that in the prior two. she focused primarily on needling donald trump tonight, she needs to do differently. >> i think what we're going to see from the clinton campaign is her vision as a unifier. we've seen a very divided campaign. and both sides attacking their supporters. but hillary clinton this last
go-around is going to try to convince more conservative voters that she is the best candidate to run this country even if they don't completely agree with her ideas. >> moderator chris wallace at fox, he's got a hard job, doesn't he? >> i think it's a very difficult job. especial how many voters have argued there hasn't been a moderator from a conservative network. it will be interesting what he brings to the table that will be different from what the other moderators brought. >> we got to say for chris wallace on the primary debate it's he does challenge the candidates on stage. it will be an interesting 90 minutes to be sure. eugene scott thank you for being with us. at the debate, the third and final presidential debate is 9:00 p.m. eastern time. you can watch it right here on cnn. we will be here all day leading up to the big moment. >> all day. berman never sleeps. and money never sleeps. student loan debt is a top concern for millennial voters and their parents. brand new report shows grads are leaving college with more
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john berman here at the university of nevada in las vegas. home of the running rebels. home of the final presidential debate. you can see, the students out here en masse. taking a short break from their studying to be part of the excitement here. this is the last showdown between donald trump and hillary clinton. perhaps the last chance for donald trump to get back in the race. he is trailing by a fairly wide margin in some of the recent polls. both candidates will bring guests to tonight's debate. the clinton campaign invited a couple of billionaires to sit in the audience.
hewlett-packard ceo meg whitman and dallas mavericks mark cuban. cuban was a guest at the first debate also well. donald trump invited president obama's kenyan-born half brother malik. i think "the washington post" has him on the cover today. malik obama reportedly supporting donald trump. and donald trump also inviting patricia smith, the mother of benghazi victim sean smith. she has been critical of hillary clinton. she holds hillary clinton responsible for the death of her son in benghazi. we do not know if donald trump and hillary clinton will shake hands at the beginning of the debate. they did in the first debate. they did not in the second debate. at this point, we do not believe there will be a staged handshakes between the family members. reportedly, the clinton campaign requested a different setup. this time around, "the new york times" is reporting that the clinton campaign asked not to. so they're going to enter the hall from a different area closer to their seating
parentally box the clinton team wanted to avoid any awkward moments this after the trump campaign invited as guests to the second debate women who have accused bill clinton of past. and let's go to chris cuomo. >> did you see the john berman club there in vegas? >> i did. all two of them. >> his two crazy cousins. he's probably paying them to come and see him, christine? you know the truth about that silly man. >> i do. >> well, look, he's in the right place. this is the last chance we'll get to see hillary clinton and donald trump on stage together, hopefully, hopefully, hammering out a difference of ideas that will make a difference in your life. now, the problem is, right? we all know what if is, the campaign as descended into a character contest. and that's to put it in the best
light. so we're going to have a political analyst. and we're going to do it differently for this last one, christine. we're going to kind of role -- not role play but do count and counterpoint that we expect to here tonight. donald trump is also talking about term limits for members of congress. gets big cheers from the crowds in front of him. but what do lawmakers think about that. you don't have term limits for a reason. he's asking for a amendment. we can't even get regular legislation done. bills done. very high bar. if you've ever wanted to own a piece of trump real estate. today may be your best chance. we'll take a trip to queens, new york, folks, and check out the cnn money scene next.
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we are live at the university of nevada in las vegas. in advance of the third and final presidential debate. you can see the crowds starting to swell here in advance of the big moment tonight. 9:00 o'clock eastern time. right here on cnn. we understand that donald trump is doing more preparation in advance of the showdown tonight. sources tell cnn rnc chair reince priebus has been playing the role of moderators asking questions in practice sessions with new jersey governor chris christie playing the role of hillary clinton. now, hillary clinton, she has been off the campaign trail for several days right now doing fund-raising and preparing for the debates tonight. jeff zeleny reporting she's got a new strategy. she's been studying hacked wikileaks e-mails. she said she's anticipating attacks from donald trump along those lines.
and she plans to go after donald trump for repeatedly claiming that the election is rigged. all right. clinton v. trump part three. this time, it's personal. the candidates face off for the final time tonight, 9:00 p.m. eastern right here on cnn. we will be here on campus at unlv all day long. christine romans. >> john berman thank you for that. the operation to liberate mosul could take two months, that the assessment from a kurdish military commander during day two of the offensive. nearly 100,000 troops are marching on iraq's second largest city. and overnight, iraqi forces find themselves surrounded by extremists. we want to go live to erbil, iraq, bring in cnn's michael holmes. what's happening? what are you hearing from the front lines, michael? >> reporter: yeah, occurredish and iraqi forces are pushing in from the east and heading south towards mosul. some units we're told as close
as maybe ten miles. but it's hard going. they're going through all of these towns and villages clearing them but they're getting resistance along the way. they say it's not as heavy as expected but they are having to take it seriously. and clearing those villages is not an exact science. because we did get as you alluded to, there are disturbing reports that some iraqi soldiers have in fact been surrounded by isis fighters. this is near a village about 15 miles south of mosul. they have gone through a couple of villages. they thought they had cleared it. and it seems that some isis fighters have been hidesing perhaps in tunnels or houses and have surrounded them. we're still not sure of their fate at the moment. but iraqi forces say they're going to continue on their way to mosul. the commander telling cnn its forces have destroyed dozens of vehicles. it could be two weeks before they get to mosul as awe pointed
out maybe that battle to liberate the city could take two months, christine. >> at least 1 million people lives there. thank you for that, michael holmes. a philippine police van caught on video rammed into protesters leaving several injured. this happened during an anti-u.s. rally at the american embassy in manila. this footage shows demonstrators hitting his police van with wooten batons they had taken from police. at least 1,000 protesters gathered to demands an end to the presence of u.s. troops in the philippines, and to support their president, a call by president rodrigo duterte for a foreign policy not against on the u.s. let's get a check on cnn money stream. dow futures slightly lower. investors waiting for earningses from morgan stanley, american express, ebail. stocks are mixed. oil is rising. goldman sachs, speaking of earnings crushed estimates yesterday.
higher trading revenue that led to a rally in the home. new report shows the cost of living is going higher. ticked up, prices 1.5% higher than this time last year. it's a problem for the federal reserve. it wants to see the number closer to 2%. take out food and energy, prices rose about 2.2%. the silver lining, paychecks are growing faster than grocery bills except if you're on social security. the check will grow by $3.27 next year. typical retiree's monthly benefit a little more than $1,300 a month. all right. this piece of historic trump real estate could be yours. yes, that's a trump real estate there. donald trump's childhood home goes up for auction tonight. tudor-style house in queens, new york city. 2500 square feet. five bedrooms, 4 1/2 baths. suggested bid, $849,000.
you won't find the high-end finishes. the gold ceilings. you won't find a biggest ka later here. not like his current penthouse. this house needs a little work. check it out 0 on cnn money stream. business news, personalized story, videos, tweets, topic you all want in one feed downloads in the app store or google play. 15 hours before hillary clinton and donald trump tangle in the final, final debate. "new day" picks up that story now. when it comes to washington, d.c., it is time to drain the damn swamp. >> you start whining before the game's even over? >> we're gust begun to fight. they even want to try and rig the election. >> despite all of the terrible things he has said and done he is still trying to win this election. >> she's home sleeping and i'm working. the way it's going to be in the white house too. >> whenever things go badly for you you start blaming somebody
else? you don't have what it takes to be in this job. >> announcer: this is "new day" with chris cuomo and alison camarata. good morning, everyone. welcome to your new day. it's wednesday, october 19th. 6:00 in the eastern. the final presidential debate between donald trump and hillary clinton in las vegas is tonight. can trump turn around his poll numbers and how much time on a rigged election versus the accusations of sex assault against him. now, there's no question that trump floods the zone with outrageous actions and comments but clinton just can't stay out of the way. she has her own challenges. how does she explain what's in the stolen batch of e-mails. and new undercover video suggesting a democratic operative may have been inciting violence in trump rallies. zero days until the next debates. 20 days until election day.
we have is it covered, let's begin with cnn's manu raju live in vegas. >> good morning. chris. donald trump has sustained one of the worst months of any presidential candidate in recent memory. not only the allegations of sexual misconduct but those two rocky debate performances and those ugly spats with his own party. the question today is even calling on his supporters to monitor polling places. >> people will be watching on november 8th. >> reporter: and doubling down on his media conspiracy theories. >> there's a voter fraud with the media because they so poison the minds of people by writing false