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please give him a palm beach county welcome. i want to see the paint peeling off the walls. let him know he is back home with friends, with this too is supported and hardest workers. thank you very much. god bless you all. and let's go win this thing in november. [cheers and applause] ♪ ♪. ..
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♪ >> we are live in west palm beach waiting to hear from donald trump at a rally here, with news this morning that the trump campaign focusing on just four states. nbc reported this morning that the trump campaign is pulling out of virginia saying that a move that stunned the staff in that battleground state, according to three sources with knowledge of the decision telling nbc they report that that decision came from the trump headquarters in new york city. was announced on a conference call late yesterday. nbc writes that the move to pull out of virginia shows trump is quote, running essentially a four-state campaign, with the focus now shiftings to battlegrounds critical to his chances in november. pennsylvania, florida, north carolina, and ohio. a source with knowledge of the decision told nbc news. so again, waiting here in palm
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beach for, west palm beach for the rally to get underway. in state races to let you know we have coverage coming up today. as a matter of fact, in ten minutes of the debate in the 8th congressional district in pennsylvania. that will be live on c-span at 12:15 eastern. another senate debate coming up this evening. this time the north carolina senate debate. richard burr seeking a third term in the senate against democrat debra ross. that is coming up tonight on c-span at 7:00 p.m. eastern. ♪
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♪ >> waiting to hear from donald trump in west palm beach, florida. we'll have this live while it gets underway. while we wait for that we'll show the governor's debate incumbent governor pack mccrory, and democrat roy cooper. we'll show you as much as we can
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when the trump rally gets you know way.a >> this program is sponsored as a public service to the citizens of this state. by the north carolina association of broadcasters,as educational foundation. here's our moderator chuck todd: >> good evening. i am chuck todd of nbc news, welcome to the north carolina association of broadcasters educational foundation gubernatorial candidates debate between the governor ofl north carolina, republican pat mccrory, the attorney general of north carolina, democrat roy cooper. we should note this debate is happening at difficult time. hundred ever thousands of north carolinaians are without power and flooding remains a threat for many. many are listening on the radio or streaming this debate because of no power. we want to thank both candidates and viewers and we hope things return to normal as quick as the possible. let me cover the
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rules. one hour opening statements.n i will pose questions to the candidate. these questions have been determined by me and members of the radio television digital association by the carolinas. they have not been reviewed by candidates and or their staffs. each candidate will have one minute to respond and a 30 second rebuttal. as moderator i will have follow-up as need. we will conclude with 90 seconds of closing statement. in interest theof trying to cover as much ground as possible we ask the candidates to adhere to the time limits so we don't have to become time comes. we welcome officially candidates for governor. current governor, pat mccrory, and attorney general roy cooper. let's give them a round of applause. [applause] i want folks to know there is a live audience. hopefully that is as much as they participate in this debate. mr. mccrory, by virtue of the
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coin toss you will go first with your one minute opening statement.t. you will receive the firstro question. mr. mccrory. go ahead. >> chuck, welcome to north carolina this is difficult time for our state. sadly i had to announce twoun hours ago at the emergency center we have now lost 17 people in these recent floods. our hearts and prayers with those families. and i'm also extremely proud of our team.trtr our national guard, i'm proud of the president for working with us. i'm very proud of our emergency operations team and all of the state and local officials. i do want to make announcement, however if you're in moore county and you live below wood lake dam, we need to clarify the announcement, if you live below that dam, you need to evacuate that area immediately because the engineers have not certified the strength of that dam based on some work today. c i need to make that point, very, very strong. if you're one of the 60 holdout, leave. do not put yourself at risk and do not put our emergency operations people at risk. this is not the first crisis i
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have had to deal with as governor. i had to deal with as many as natural crises, but also had to deal with man made criseses. those were crises i came into 3 1/2 to four years ago. and we dealt with those crises and solved them. we're a problem solver and we'ls continue that during the next four years. >> moderator: thank you, mr. mccrory. mr. cooper. >> our thoughts and hearts and prayers go out to the victims of flooding tonight. over the next few weeks and months we have to do everything we can to help them.we but tonight we'll be talking about our future and for the last four years governor mccrory has taken our state backward. throughout this campaign he hadn't been honest with you about his record., he has failed to make education a priority. that is why we're 41st in teacher pay. and he signed house bill 2, writing discrimination into our law. with the stroke of a pen, damaged north carolina's brand,
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costing us thousands of jobs and hundreds of millions of dollars. we're on pace to have twice as many layoffs this year as last year. and soon many people in the middle class are asking when they're going to see the gains of a growing economy? we need a good jobs governor, not a house bill 2 governor. good jobs and schools are my priority. and i'm going to work to make sure we spread the word across this country that north carolina is open for business forr ever everyone. >> moderator: thank you. mr. mccrory we'll start with hb 2. as you know since its passage businesses cancel plans to expand in the state. nba, acc, ncaa all moved events from here. duke basketball coach mike krzyzewski called it embarrassing. even people that support i had says it hurts the state's reputation. how do you fix the state's reputation? >> embarrassing, liberal mayor
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of charlotte, with very strong support from our liberal attorney general started the whole bathroom mess. it is one of the biggest fibs in our national press and frankly state press they say the bathrooms laws were made by republicans. we had never brought this issue up. it was the mayor of charlotte with strong support from the attorney general who decided to put a mandate on the entire private sector, who had public facilities. and say we're going to fine you, unless you recognize a brand new concept of gender identity and gender expression, a major change in culture. not just north carolina, but our country. it wasn't needed. it wasn't called for. it was the liberals who brought this issue up. but as governor i will say this, i don't care if you're in the private sector what your bathroom, locker room showers policies be. that is not your business. it continues not to be business of north carolina. if you're in our schools, rocky mountain high schools where roy is running commercials from, if
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you're a man, going to the man'y locker room, restroom or shower. if you're a woman, go to their appropriate shower. no change whatsoever. >> moderator: thank you, mr. mccrory. mr. cooper. >> house bill 2 has to be repealed t writes discrimination in into our law, it is disaster for our economy. paypal hundreds of jobs. asheville, the hundreds of jobs. acc. ncaa. this legislation was passed in one day an signed in the middle of the night. governor mccrory continues to go across the state, telling people that this is not hurting our economy. he attacks businesses who are opposed to it. and says that everything is going fine. governor, what planet are you on? we have to pull the business community together. we have to get this law repealed. we got to quit blaming it on other people, blaming it on me, blaming it on the president, blaming it on charlotte.
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what we have to do is to repeal house bill 2 now. >> if you noticed the attorney general does not refute the claim he and jennifer roberts started this mess. it has been a swindle of things. and it has embarrassed north carolina of the fact of the matter is, if they just leave this new definition of gender expression and gender identity which changes whole definition of man and woman, boy and girl and our privacy rights. if we're not going to have leaders stand up for basic rights of privacy, in our nation, in our state, in our city, ahead of money, then we're losing strong national leadership. >> moderator: got 30 second. >> i'm glad governor mccrory admitted this is embarassment to north carolina because it is. we have investors come in to tell us, they control $2 trillion worth of assets. and they came in and told us this is a essentially state government inflicted recession. governor mccrory attacked them.
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then three days later in wilmington to a speech to the chamber of commerce said that we needed to attract more capital and more investments in north carolina. >> i got standing ovation. i got standing ovation at that wilmington chamber of commerce event. i'm proud of it. >> moderator: i will use myu discretion, each 30 seconds responses. each 30 seconds to the respond to the other. mr. cooper you declined to defend hb 2. you are the elected, chief law enforcement officer of the state. if you pick and choose laws to defend, aren't you setting an example, telling citizens to pick and choose to follow? >> i took an oath to defend the constitution, just like governor mccrory did. i told governor mccrory not to sign this law. i told the legislature not to pass it. because it writes discrimination into the you law. it is costing us hundreds of millions of dollars. and the governor has spent soou
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much money and so much time and it is hurt our brand. it has got to stop. it has to stop. >> moderator: 30 second. >> he is stated he is running a million at this million dollar commercial he will stop talking about social issues. that is all he talks about because he wants to cover-up the incredible progress we made in the economy. lowered unemployment to record amounts. we created 300,000 new jobs. we lowered taxes but only issue he wants to talk about is social issue, which means his commercial is a lie. and he is fooling the people of north carolina. i agree with you, let's get of at social issues. let's get out of the bathroom politics and start creating jobs in north carolina as we haveve have done for the past three years. >> moderator: follow to you, mr. mccrory, as a conservative, as a republican and somebody that believes in limited government you said you didn't want raleigh getting involved in city politics around the state. why is it okay for raleigh to get involved in charlotte's politics? >> because politics shouldn't create a new mandate on
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business. i was mayor for is years. our -- 14 years. our line of responsibility is not to create new mandates for business. by the way i don't think hillary clinton and barack obama should do it through the justice department either which is exactly what they're doing, changing the definition of gender. the fact of the matter this will be resolved in the supreme court where it should be, not in the politician's hands. 21 other states in the united states of america have joined me in that effort to stop government overreach into this very, very private issue. >> moderator: 30 seconds for you. >> governor mccrory used to trust local government. now he doesn't. what you have here is legislation that is hurting our state, and taking us backwards. and he's the one who has been all over national tv talking about house bill 2. talking about how important this legislation is to protect people, when we all know these are political scare tactics.
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this law was born in politics, and unfortunately, now people are suffering because of it. and it has to be repealed. >> we do agree on that, it was born in politics. you're looking at the individual who raised millions of dollars on starting this initiative.. congratulations, mr. cooper. >> moderator: most famous transgender person in the world is caitlyn gender. what the bathroom can she legally use in charlotte. i will get you to answer this and you answer this mr. mccrory and mr. cooper. >> was it me first? >> moderator: yes, sir. >> this is the problem, chuck, we shouldn't be getting involved in these issues. house bill 2 is exactly what it does. it gets us involved in these issues and we should not. because, not only is it hurting our economy, but it is embarrassing our state. the governor just admitted it earlier. they didn't have to do this. they you should not have done it. there are cities all over this
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country that have these kinds of ordinances. you should trust local governments to make these decisions.on >> not the city of houston. not the city of houston where the voters rejected it by 61% of the vote and where most recentbb ncaa basketball championship was played with no objection by you or barack obama or anyone else. i will say this, where she should go in the private sector, wherever the private sector wants her too. we don't want to be in the private business of the private sector.oi if she is going to shower facility at unc chapel hill, running around the track, she will use the men's shower. >> moderator: going to change subjects here. go to the economy. mr. mccrory is running on caroline comeback. unemployment rate is cut in half since he took office. income is on the rise. if voters care about economic performance, why shouldn't voters reelect him? >> well, governor wants to be caroline comeback governor.
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i want to be a come back to caroline governor. we need paypal to come back. we need jobs to come back.we we need jobs to come back. we need the ncaa to come back. you go ask everyday working people, whether they have seen a caroline comeback. most of them will tell you they are working longer and harder and for less money ban they did before the recession. around they would be right. wage growth is stagnant. the middle class is not seeing the gains from the growing economy. and the governor tells people that their taxes are down, when many people have taxes in the middle class that are up, because of him and legislative leadership. and he continues to say that house bill 2 is not hurting our economy. that's wrong. >> he just did a commercial saying no more social issues.. he brought it up four times already. no more social issues. let's talk about the economy. unemployment was at record 9.4%
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when i came into office. believe me, it was a lot worse under easily and purdue, the two governors you strongly supported for election. 12 years of extreme, high taxes. we had the highest income tax and highest corporate tax in thp southeast. the even south carolina was beating us for jobs, under your leadership and beverly perdue's leadership leadership and easily's leadership. we lowered our corporate tax and business tax.ot we got rid of a $2.6 billion debt we owed to the federal government. $2.6 billion. if you had been governor, you would have borrowed anotherve $2 billion and we would have been $4 billion in debt. you would have put another tax on employers of north carolina and drove unemployment up even more. this is the philosophy that you followed as a state this is the philosophy that you follow with your fellow leaders. >> moderator: thank you, mr. mccrory. >> it has got to end.
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>> moderator: mr. cooper. >> the governor promised people a tax cut. he came through for the corporations and for those at the top. but everyday working people got tax increases. in the 67 different ways governor mccrory has raised taxes on middle income families. literally, we're talking aboutcr literally, from birth to death. the next time you go to a movie or you get your car repaired, or you buy school supplies at a back to school weekend, you look at that receipt and taxes are courtesy of governor mccrory. he continues to tax middle class. that is why the middle class is hurting. >> moderator: thank you, mr. cooper. 30 second.go >> the income tax was high at 7%. wee reduced it to 5%. business and corporate tax was 6%. now it is down to 3%. we're recruiting businesses again. 300,000 new private sector jobs. mr. cooper, if you become
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governor, are you going to raise the income tax again? are you going to raise the corporate tax again? answer that question? are you going to raise those taxes again, because you were against our tax reform? yes or no, are you going to raise those taxes again and be less competitive to tennessee and virginia and rest of the nation. >> moderator: each have 30 seconds go ahead, mr. cooper. >> yes? >> we do not have to raise taxes in order to fix what is wrong with our economy. the problem is the middle class is hurting. wage growth is stagnant, governor, whether you like it or not. with your income tax and corporate tax cuts, mostly benefited those at the top. and statistics show that you're leaving out the middle class. this is why you're having trouble being honest with your record, governor.. we have seen it time and time a and time again. >> moderator: all right. final 30 seconds, mr. mccrory. >> mr. cooper raising half a million dollars at g goldman sachs.
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believe me goldman sachs doesn't care about the middle class of north carolina. mr. cooper going to california and san francisco and raising millions of dollars. the people in san francisco don't care about the middle class of north carolina. tell them where you're getting your money? it is not from people who care for north carolina and our economy. >> moderator: want to move toec teacher pay, mr. mccrory, you get this question first you said the average teacher salary next year will be over $50,000. according to public schedule, a teacher with bachelor's degree doesn't make $50,000 until the 25th year of teaching or 20th year if they have a master's degree. how can you raise teacher salaries early on so you don'trs see teachers move to other states for higher paying jobs? >> chuck, that is exactly what we did. in my first year and second year as governor i put together a group of best teachers of thern united states of america. because under roy cooper and
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mike easley and they have not given raises at five to seven years. they were stuck at $30,000 a year. this governor, through recommendations from teacher, roy, before you give pay raises to anyone else, help those teachers with one to seven years of experience. we did just that. we have raised their pay to-- $35 million a year which is still not enough but 5,000 more dollars than before early purdue and mike easley did with no objection from you with all the years as attorney general and candidate for governor. that is progress. i'm only one here on this stagee who has teaching degree and understand what it is like to stay in front after class and teach i know how hard it is. i'm proud of our teachers. and this governor has shown them respect and given them pay raises that they deserve. >> moderator: 60 seconds, mr. cooper. >> my mom was a public school teacher. i have seen how hard they work. i understand the challenges that they face. just like his record time and
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time again the governor is not being honest about these they are contrived and they do not reflect reality. the fact is we are 41st in teacher pay. and 44th in per student expenditure. and we've got thousands of teachers leaving north caroline that for -- north carolina for better pay and more respect. we have teacher assistants being fired. listen to teachers an parent and ask if governor mccrory's changes made a better difference in the classroom. listen to them and see what they say. try to find a teacher making $50,000 a year. governor, you need to be straight with people about public education. you need to get your facts straight, and to represent your record correctly. >> you're about as straight as another trial lawyer who becamep a politician in north carolina and that is john edwards because you're fooling the jury right now. the facts not rhetoric say that this is the governor that did
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help the teachers and there is still a lot more to do. and i'm extremely proud of not only did we help teachers with pay, we also have 15 to $16,000 a year for benefits for our teachers. and we've increased, we tripled the rate of money for every school for supplies and books something that was clearly missing under the easley-purdue administration you supported. >> moderator: 30 second. >> when i was senate democratic majority leader we moved teacher pay from 42nd in the country to 21st in the country in four years. governor mccrory had four years. it is now 41st in teacher that is wrong for our state. what i will do is invest in education. i won't just talk about it and try to distort my record. i will invest in early childhood.oo i will make sure our classrooms have resources. i will get our teacher pay to the national average. we done it before.
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do it again. >> moderator: stick to the topic. 30 seconds follows. each to respond. for you, mr. mccrory you said it us still not enough. where is it? right not do it now? >> i have to rebuild the economy where very a surplus. with a surplus and rainy day fund, something three weeks ago the attorney general recommended that a rainy day fund was too a high. our rainy day fund was too high. ladies and gentlemen, we had a lot of rain lately. we had a lot of rain lately you were telling people we should have spent more money and notth hold it every to the side. responsible fiscal responsibility. by the way another thing you deceived the people on when i came into office -- >> we'll break away here, reminder you can see debate coverage online at we'll take you live to west palm beach, florida, former new york city mayor rudy giuliani, introducing donald trump at a rally getting you know way now, live on c-span2. >> i want you to know this is my second is home. nice to be back here.
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[cheering] but more importantly, it is nice, i never seen palm beach this excited. [cheering] wow, unbelievable enthusiasm. you know why, because we're going to get the opportunity to change our country and change it for the better. [cheering] 60 to 70% of the american people brief that this country is moving in the wrong direction. do you agree with them? [cheering] now, if you're moving in the wrong direction what do intelligent people do? they change direction. right? so that's what this whole campaign, that's what this whole movement is about.
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it is about a change in direction. it is about a change in a direction in which wages really haven't gone up in eight years. in fact for many people, they're actually making less now than they were making eight years ago. [booing] it is about changing a situation in which we're losing jobs or not gaining jobs enough to take care of a large number of people that we have. it is about changing a country that's growing at a pathetic 1%, which is almost no growth in an economy that is as huge as ours. china is upset that they're growing by six and 7%, we're growing by 1%. [booing] and it is about changing a country that is becoming more and more dangerous. if i were to ask you a sort of
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little version of ronald reagan's old question, are you better off today than you were eight years ago, what would you tell me? >> no! >> you're making less, you're paying more taxes. you're paying a lot more taxes than you were -- they are taking, the government, the government that is doing such a terrible job is taking a lot more money out of your pocket than it was eight years ago to do that terrible job. the government has instituted something that president clinton called crazy, that doesn't work. it is called obamacare! [booing] that's not only taking a lot of money out of your pocket, that is taking your doctor away from you, taking your insurance program away from you, and making your health care much more expensive and much more
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effective -- much less effective. so in all these respects we're worse off. now i turn to foreign policy, when they came into office, egypt was stable. well egypt went through a revolution. it was turned over to the muslim brotherhood. thank goodness general sis threw them out and doing best he can to eliminate the muslim brotherhood. he is not accepted by this obama-clinton administration. they liked better when the muslim brotherhood was there and they are saying better things when morsi was there than he el el sisi. hard to figure out why they treat our enemies better than our friends.
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when obama-clinton came into office eight years ago we had the best relationship between the united states and the state of israel that we had ever had and we always had a good relationship through every republican and democratic president but eight years ago our relationship was probably at its zenith because we both understood we're bound together by some things including the fight against radical islamic terrorism. all of a sudden, all of a sudden on september 11th, 2001, we found out what israel was going through for 10 years and 20 and 30 years and the two countries were bound together like this. and now we have the worst relationships with israel than we have had since the beginning of the existence of the state of israel. [booing] it is not just the relationship
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between president obama and prime minister netanyahu. the approval rating of president obama in israel among the israelis, i was there about three types this year, is about 12%. in other words, they don't trust him to have their back. they don't trust him to support them and they believe that it is creating a moral equivalency between them and the palestinian authority, he has uncut them. they believe by making the agreement with iran, he has put their existence in jeopardy. and he has! the agreement with iran is, as donald trump will tell you, i'm sure at some point during his speech, one of the worst agreements ever made. we're putting nuclear material and then nuclear weapons in the hands of a maniac, namely the ayatollah of iran. the man is a maniac. he wants to destroy israel and
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he wants to kill americans. so we need to change all these things and a lot more. and we would, easily do it but for one thing. and that is the unbelievable, unrelenting, and awful way in which the press treats our candidate. [booing] and, we always -- [booing] you know that. they don't accept it, they don't believe it, they come up with every excuse for it. we've always known it, haven't we? we've always known it. it gets worse every year. they did this to romney. they did it to mccain. they did it to ronald reagan. they don't like republicans. they don't like conservatives. they don't like what we stand for. and they want to undercut our values.
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we always have known that, haven't we? [cheering] but now, we have proof of it. i don't know how those wikileaks came out. i'm not sure i like the way it happened. i don't like the way a lot of stuff that happened against us happened. some of it i happen to think was illegal against us, but i will tell you what wikileaks does do. it proves we're not paranoid. we're right. we're right. [cheering] when, when, donna brazile working for cnn can write a, can write -- [booing] i can't care what she says she didn't do it. i read the email. the email says i have access to questions before the debates and i can make some of them available to you. and then she did. and then the question was asked, you know what you call that? you call that crooked.
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you call that cheating! [cheering] how, i asked cnn, i challenged cnn to investigate that. i challenged cnn to find out if it happened. i challenged cnn to go find out how often has it happened. if she did it, is she the only one that gave hillary clinton questions before a debate? you think it happened just one time? >> no! >> you think they have been cheating for years? >> yes! >> if you read, if you raid all of the things that -- wrote, it says if "the new york times," as if "the new york times" is the publication of the clinton campaign. it is the clinton campaign newsletter. then they get advice from the reporters. and then, they give mrs. clinton
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the chance to edit her quotes. [booing] i, i have been in public life as a u.s. attorney, associate attorney general, mayor of new york, for so long. [cheering] not only, not only -- >> rudy! rudy! >> thank you. thank you. let's not waste time. not only have i never been given the opportunity to change my quotes, i never been given the courtesy of their fixing the times they misquoted me or, when a few times they did fix it, the misquote was on page 1. and the apology was on page 795. down at the bottom, in blurred type.
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i can remember one very, very significant one when i was running for president that they retracted after five days of doing tremendous damage to me and it was entirely false. page 1 story. page 17, bottom of the page retraction. so this has been going on for a long time, this conspiracy between the democrats, in particular clinton, "the times," "the washington post," the clinton news network. [booing] [shouting] they get questions in advance. they get debates anytime they want them. you know hillary clinton had her debates at midnight on saturday with bernie sanders. so nobody was listening. i mean, what legitimate news network would even agree to that?
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if we tried to do that, they would say no, you have to do it in prime time! you know who does that? the news networks in a conspiracy with you. and then you see the coverage. you see the coverage. it is absurd! it is absurd. donald trump make as joke and it is turned into some serious comment. they go out and take word of people they don't bother to investigate. they don't bother to check it. they are liars. you're absolutely right. they have invested -- remember in the first iraq war we came up idea of embedding reporters with our troops. well, these news operations are bed he had in the clinton campaign.
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the clinton campaign is embedded with them. they don't want donald trump to be president of the united states because he is going to change all of that. he is going to crack all of that open. [applause] for you. he is going to do it for you, not for him. he, he has got a great life. we all wish we had his life, right? he's got a great life. but he's doing this because he has been watching this for years, and he is disgusted with it and he feels, because he is the man that he is, that he has the ability to take this on and change things for you. so that the corporations don't run america. so that the big corporate interests don't run america. so that special interests don't run america. don't think these media outlets are not big, gigantic
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multibillion-dollar corporations because that's what they are. so they don't run america. you're darn right we can't afford it. we can't afford it. what we need instead is a president who is not going to be beholding to a billion dollars worth of money given to hillary clinton an everyone of those people, we know, again, looking at emails. boy, oh, boy, she turned the state department so corrupt. pay money? get access. pay money, get favors. pay a lot of money, get big favors. you know what you call that? bribery! [shouting] where do you read, where do you read, where do you read, where do you read in these newspapers about these astonishing revelations on wikileaks, that
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hillary clinton, that hillary clinton, you read them somewhere on page 10. where do you read something that some person with no support and no evidence alleges against donald trump? page 1. where do you read about wikileaks? maybe nowhere. now here are the astonishing things. imagine if donald trump had said this. you have to have two different positions. one is the position you have in private and the other is the position you have in public if you're in public life? well i was in public life for a long time, and i always found it easy because i had one position. and sometimes i got in trouble for it because i like the man who will come out here now, pretty darn blunt. i had one position. it was called, what i believe. [cheering] when you have two positions, one
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in private, and one in public, you know what they call that? lying. they call it lying. that's lying. maybe that is why the american people don't like our politicians anymore. maybe that is why our young people don't want to aspire to politics anymore, because we have politicians who are liars. she admitted it. she admitted it! she admitted it in a private speech in front of an investment bank for which she was paid $225,000. i'm not making this up. but do you see that on the front page of "the times"? hillary clinton admits she is a liar? >> no! >> subtext for, $225,000? how about, how about in these revelations she says, that she wants open borders. [booing]
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open trade. [booing] and what she would really like to see is like one big international government. [booing] [shouting] does she tell you that? of course no the. in other words she lies to you or lies to the people in private for 225,000. if she was lying to them in private for 225,000, maybe they can sue her to get their 225,000 back. these are the things that are being written, that are be suppressed. these are the things are not hearing because they're trying to hard to elect a president. the things confirmed in wikileaks confirm all the worst suspicions of the clintons that they lie. that they trade, they trade access and favors for hundreds of millions of dollars.
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how about, how about her agreeing, how about her agreeing to give russia 20% of our uranium? [booing] and she's, and she is, she is making all this stuff about you know, trump likes putin too much? i don't know. he doesn't even know putin. he never gave him 20% of the uranium of the united states. he never reset the relationship with russia, which, turned out to be a double-cross of our allies, poland and the czech republic. and then putin pushed us all around the world and she didn't do anything about it. so you got to work hard to get the news nowadays. you have to look at these news outlets and these newspapers and listen directly to the candidates because you can't you trust them. because so is many of them are
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in bed, in some cases financially and in some cases idealogically, that you don't get the truth anymore. you get it suppressed. without any doubt, the most important story of the last two to three weeks have been the revelations about hillary clinton that confirmed what all of the people have always thought about her. there is a reason 65% of the american people don't trust her. and she has proven they are right in things that we can now read. you read them yourself. don't trust the media. [cheering] in a very short while you are going to hear from a man who is his own man, his own person. free of the entanglements that have existed in the past, and really it's very hard to run for public office today. and unfortunately many, many good people are driven away from it by what the media does to
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them. however, we're fortunate to have a brave man, who is willing to take that on, and i know him for many years. i'm going to tell you why he is willing to take it on. he is willing to take it on because he wants to fight for you. we're part of a. mo. we'll change things in washington. this government, it is going to be for you, and not for the special interests. thank you very much. [applause]
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>> live in west palm beach, florida, here on c-span2. we heard from former new york city mayor rudy giuliani. donald trump is expected out shortly. the latest polls from the florida atlantic university in the state of florida, presidential race, showing hillary clinton at 49% and donald trump at 43%. also doing some polling for, for florida atlantic university, for the university of north florida, rather, on the congressional race between congressman david jolly, the republican, and former florida governor charlie crist. with that poll showing charlie crist now ahead in that race, now as a democrat, 54% and
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congressman jolly at 36%. we're bringing you coverage, state race, debate coverage, congressional districts and governors races, senate races, going on now as a matter of fact. the 8th district race in pennsylvania. that debate underway. you can follow that over on c-span. later today on c-span the north carolina senate debate, richard burr, the republican incumbent is seeking a third term. and he faces democrat deborah ross. that is coming up live at 7:00 eastern on c-span. donald trump is here this afternoon on c-span. we hope to follow this with some comments and calls. after the donald trump speech. so stay close.
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♪ >> this is west palm beach, florida, waiting to hear from donald trump in a campaign rally this afternoon. we will have it live. once it gets underway here on c-span. meanwhile, part of today's "washington journal.". >> host: kelly is back at our desk. deputy managing editor at "the weekly standard." and your boss, bill kristol had a column over the weekend. the headline, dump trump now more than ever. it's a column got a lot of attention in the wake of that tape that came out last friday. do you agree with your boss and if so, how do you an fellow conservatives make that happen? >> definitely i agree with him. i have to say, it is hard, it is a little bit hard, not to be honest have i told you so attitude over last few days after what came out on friday. those of us who have been saying
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from the beginning that trump is not fit to be president, we've sort of been proven correct. i wish i, i wish i hadn't been in a way. i wish it had gone better but each day you think, okay, this is trump's worst day, it can only go up from here and something new comes out. again, keeping up with the story has been almost up-to-the-minute thing, knowing i was coming here talking, i was up late last night. new allegations are coming out. it is definitely, i think the landslide of allegations is making it troubling. we've seen even people like john mccain who endorsed trump despite what trump said about him, now he finally has withdrawn his endorsement, which he gave after trump personally insulted him. >> host: brings up the question, another one of your colleagues, time to recognize which gop leaders were right about trump. mark hemingway this week in the wake of those allegations. which gop leaders do you think were right about trump?
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at what point are they allowed to continue to walk away from donald trump, and still be right or, does it become political expediency in that perspective? >> guest: ben sasse, who from the beginning, from nebraska, from the beginning he has been anti-trump. to some possible danger to himself, after he came out against trump, there was talk of a primary challenge against him. people were kind of upset. i think he has been proven right. you have to wonder how does someone like ted cruz who finally gave in, endorsed trump in last couple weeks, then this comes out. should he have wait ad little longer, saw what was to come. you have people like paul ryan who has not rescinded his endorsement but he said he will not campaign for trump anymore. he will not work actively to help him. but he hasn't rescinded his endorsement. you wonder what would it take for that to happen. >> host: kelly jane torrance.
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independents 202-748-8002, start calling in now. we'll talk about all the issues on the campaign trail. you mentioned endorsements. does "the weekly standard" make endorsements. >> guest: "the weekly standard" does not make endorsements. that is important to recognize. our editor bill kristol has been one of the biggest never trump people, spoken very strongly. we have, fred barnes is cofounder of the magazine and he sort of, i haven't talked to him since this all broke. in the past he has been reluctant, we need to vote for trump not to get hillary in. on the whole the magazine, editors, writers have been mostly anti-trump. not 100%. we don't make endorsements. >> host: there is no editorial board per se? everybody is allowed to write their own column? >> guest: exactly. that is one of the reason i like working there. this is diverse group of conservatives. we're often have disagreements
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on page of magazine. that is the best way for people to read. >> host: republicans 202-748-2001. independents, 282-748-2001. independent calling in. >> caller: i listen to your show every day. i think it's a very good show for opinions from everybody who has one. my concern, i'm a democrat. my concern is for our country. what i'm concerned about is all the rhetoric that we hear and all the other things that are going on, does anybody understand that our monuments are precious to us? our country is precious to us? everything here, the people in our country are mostly immigrants and we should be praising our country and not tearing it down. i am, i have a lot of fear about
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donald trump as a president. i think donald trump wants his own country. and i don't think we should allow it to take over our country. let's be strong, americans. let's fight for our country, and i hope this will help somebody. i know i'm talking to my family. i know which direction we are going to do. so let's praise the country that we have. let's protect our country before we end up in war as well. thank you for allowing me to have this moment this morning. >> guest: that is, a lot of people both democrats and republicans are expressing exactly those sentiments. people are worried. you've got the two most unpopular presidential candidates, pretty much since they started measuring these things. and you know, it's, it is kind of sad in a way that, given how many problems we have going on terrorism, the economy, all this stuff, that we're having this strange election season which we're talking about, you know
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the candidates and candidates husband sexual assault background. when is the last time we really got deep into the issues? we haven't. it is concerning. and i wish, you know americans had a better choice this fall than these two incredibly unpopular candidates. >> host: in terms of other options, one of the third party candidates, evan mcmullen, poll coming out in utah, showing him in statistical tie with donald trump and hillary clinton, could be, if the trend continues for him, he keeps moving up, could be the first presidential third party candidate to get electoral college votes in decades. what does that mean? and is there a viable third party option in your mind? or just a protest vote? >> guest: it's a little bit of both. funny i was talking on friday night i was at a party and talked to evan mcmullen's policy director, asking him, what is your next strategy? what are you hoping for?
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i think their best shot is to make it close enough in electoral college votes where it goes to the house. if it is a, if nobody gets enough electoral college votes it goes to the house who would get to decide. who knows which way they would go. i think that is the best shot. i think part of it, not just protest against major parties. sort of a protest for decency and proud to be able to call president. some reason like evan mcmullen is running. i don't know him at all. he is seems like a good guy worried about his country, like the previous caller. trying to give people option they can feel good about, even if that person doesn't have a very big likelihood becoming president. you can vote for that person and still sleep at night. >> host: independent voice. kevin in virginia. good morning. >> caller: shame on republicans,
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not standing behind the people's choice? the people chose this man. mr. trump beat all the other republicans out there. and if anybody, any of these other republicans perfect saints? have they never said anything that can be held against them? really come on, guys. why people are strong against them. >> host: kevin made same point congressman dana rohrabacher in at that's opinion page on "usa today." ignoring voters. .
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>> host: let's hear from a republican. steve, go ahead. >> caller: thank you for taking my call. first, for me, the reason i support donald trump is not because of trump and what he says and what he says he's going to do but about the political machine that has been in control of our country for so long. here in the republican primary, i think we may have effectively mortally rooted the bush machine
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by ousting jeb bush. hillary clinton, in this general election, will be the death of the clinton political machine because who knows where she will be in four years. you can probably put the final nail in the coffin for the bush machine. if trump is elected, is she going to restore america to greatness? america is already great. is he going to destroy america? no. the fact is america will survive. we need another four years of a political machine from a person who has been a part of a political machine forever, and not only is she nothing but a politician, look at everything through her entire life. it's been staged from her election, she ran for a seat in new york.
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any democrat was going to win that seat. they chose hillary clinton. then she loses in a primary season to barack obama and she is handpicked to be the secretary of state and flies all over the darn world and as if somehow that is a huge accomplishment. the comment about it was flying around the world is not an accomplishment, it's just a function. >> go ahead and jump in. >> guest: i feel like that's becoming a republican line, vote for trump, untran, maybe we'll get lucky and unlucky and he'll get impeached. if that's the best they can say about their candidate, it's a little scary. hillary was not asked 'such a tough primary fight this time around and bernie sanders was able to make a real go at it because of the feelings that were expressed.
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people were tired of the same old, same old. they do feel the parties are run by the establishment and they are out of touch with everyday americans. that certainly is a big part of why sanders did so well and why bush senior -- i would just ask the caller. america is great. four years of trump, we survive it, we can survive anything, but it's kind of sad when a republican is saying he might do something to get impeached so don't worry. it's a strange year we want in terms of what the campaigns are and aren't expecting, new stories coming out less than four weeks to election day. what do you think will be more damaging in the end? the stories about the clinton campaign email leaks from wikipedia, donald trump's past behavior towards women?
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>> guest: definitely the latter. i was looking at the polling numbers on the way over here. the average of the last dozen poles had him ahead with men by five points and clinton is ahead with women by 15 points. there was one pulled done by the atlantic -- ♪ ♪ i gladly stand up next to you and defend her still today ♪ ♪ there ain't no doubt i love this land ♪ ♪ god bless the usa ♪ and i'm proud to be an american, where at least i know i'm free ♪ ♪ and i won't forget the man who died ♪ ♪ and gave that right to me ♪ and i gladly stand up ♪ next to you and defend her still today ♪
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♪ there a no doubt i love this land ♪ ♪ god bless the usa >> wow, what a group. thank you. thank you very much. thank you, folks. [applause] [applause] usa, usa, usa. [applause] >> thank you folks, it's great
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to be right here in florida, which we love. period in 26 days, we, we will win this great, great state and we are going to win the white house. [applause] our movement is about replacing a failed and corrupt, and when i say corrupt, i'm talking about totally corrupt, political establishment with the new government controlled by you, the american people. [applause] there is nothing the political establishment will not do, no lie they won't tell to hold their prestige and power at your expense, and that's what's been happening. the washington establishment, and the financial immediate
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corporations that fund it, exist for only one reason, to protect and enrich itself. the establishment has trillions of dollars at stake in this election. as an example, just one single trade deal they would like to pass involves trillions of dollars controlled by many countries, corporations and lobbyists. for those who control the leverage of power in washington, and for the global special interests, they partner with these people that don't have your good in mind. our campaign represents a true existential threat. it's one they haven't seen before. [applause] this is not simply another four-year election.
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this is a crossroad in the history of our civilization that will determine whether or not we the people reclaim control over our government. the political establishment that is trying to stop us is the same group responsible for our disastrous trade deals. massive illegal immigration and economic and foreign policies that have bled our country drive dry. they have brought about the destruction of our factories and our drops as they leave for mexico, china and other countries all around the world. our just announce job numbers are anemic.
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our gdp is barely above 1% and going down. workers in the united states are making less than they were almost 20 years ago, and yet, they are working harder, but so am i working harder. that i can tell you. it's a global power structure that is responsible for the economic decisions that have robbed our working class, stripped our country of its wealth, and put that money into the pockets of a handful of large corporations and political entities. just look at what this corrupt establishment has done to our cities like detroit, flint michigan, and rural towns in
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pennsylvania, ohio, north carolina and all across our country. take a look at what is going on. they have stripped away these towns bear and rated the wealth for themselves and taken our jobs away, out of our country, never to to return unless i am elected president. [applause] the clinton regime is at the center of this power structure. we have seen this first hand in the wikileaks document in which hillary clinton meets in secret with international banks to plot the destruction of u.s. sovereignty in order to enrich these global financial powers, her special interest friends and her donors. so true.
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[applause] honestly, she should be locked up. [applause] and likewise, the e-mails show the clinton regime is so closely and irrevocably tied to the media organizations that she, listen to this, she is given the questions and answers in advance of her debate performance with bernie sanders.
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hillary clinton is also given approval and veto power over quotes written about her in the new york times blue. they definitely do not do that for me. i can tell you. the e-mail show the reporters collaborate and inspire directly with the clinton campaign on helping her win the election all over. with their control over our government at stake, with trillions of dollars on the line, the clinton man sheen is determined to achieve the destruction of our campaign. it's not can happen and has now become a great, great great movie meant, the likes of which our country has never been seen before.
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they never seen a moment like this in our country before. yesterday in florida, massive drought, people mind upside trying to get in, it's never happened before. it's one of the great political phenomenons. the most powerful weapon to play by the clintons is the corporate media, the press. let's be clear on one thing, the corporate media in our country is no longer involved in journalism. they are political special interest no different than any lobbyist or other financial entity with a total political agenda and the agenda is not for you, it's for themselves.
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their agenda is to elect crooked hillary clinton at any cost, at any price, no matter how many lives they destroy. for them, it's a war and for them, nothing at all is out of bounds. this is a struggle for the survival of our nation. believe me. this will be our last chance to save it on november 8. remember that. this election will determine whether we are a free nation or whether we have only the illusion of democracy, but we are in fact controlled by a handful of global special interest rigging the system and our system is rigged.
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this is reality. they know it, you know it, i know it and pretty much the whole world knows it. the establishment and their media will control over this nation through means that are very well known. anyone who challenges their control is deemed a sexist, racist, as enough of an morally deformed. they will attack you, they will slander you, they will seek to destroy your career and your family. they will seek to destroy everything about you including your reputation. they will lie, lie, lie and then again they will do worse than that. they will do whatever is necessary. the clintons are criminals.
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remember that. [applause] this is well documented and the establishment that protects them has engaged in a massive cover-up of widespread, criminal activity at the state department and the clinton foundation in order to keep the clintons in power. never in history have we seen such a cover-up as this.
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one that includes the total destruction of 33000 e-mails, 13 iphones, some by hammer, laptops , missing boxes of evidence and many, many other things. people who are capable of such crimes against our nation are capable of anything. now we address the slander and libel that was just last night, thrown at me, by the clinton machine in the new york times and other media outlets as part of a concerted coordinated and vicious attack. it's not coincidence that these attacks come at the exact same moment, and all together at the same time, as wikileaks releases
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documents exposing the massive international corruption of the clinton machine, including 2000 more e-mails just this morning. these vicious claims about me of inappropriate conduct with women are totally and absolutely false the clintons know it, and they know it very well. these claims are all fabricated. they are. fiction and outright lies. these events never ever happened and the people that said them fully understand.
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you look at these people, you studied these people, and you will understand also. the claims are preposterous, ludicrous and divisive common sense and logic. we already have substantial evidence to dispute these lies and it will be made public in an appropriate way and that an appropriate time, very soon. these lies come from outlets whose past stories and past claims have already been discredited. the media outlet does not even attempt to confirm the most basic facts because even a simple investigation would have shown that these were nothing more than false mirrors. six months ago the failing new york times wrote a massive story
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attacking me and the central witness they used of the story was false, she was quoted in accurately. she said i was a great guy, it took great courage but she was an amazing person and never made those remarks. i was a great guy and never made the remarks. when i read the story, i thought it was a surprise how she could say that. she didn't say it. we demanded a retraction but they refused to print it just like they refused to print the comment from another source who prays to me in her book for the words of another wonderful woman who said really nice things about me, they put other statements that she didn't say. they miss represented, the story was a fraud and a big embarrassment to the new york times, and it was a big front-page story. front page, center, color
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picture, a disgrace. they were very embarrassed. it will be part of the lawsuit we are preparing against them. [applause] now today, the same two discredited riders, who should've been fired from the new york times for what they did tell another totally fabricated and false story that supposedly took place on an airplane more than 30 years ago. another ridiculous tail, no witnesses, no nothing. then there was a writer from people magazine who wrote a story on milani and myself on our first anniversary. the story was beautiful.
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it was lovely, but last night we hear that after 12 years, this took place 12 years ago, the story, a new claim that i made inappropriate advances during the interview to this writer. i asked very simple questions, why wasn't it part of the story that appeared 12 years ago? why didn't they make it part of the story. i was one of the biggest stars on television with the apprentice and it would've been one of the biggest stories of the year. think of it. she is doing the story on milani, who is pregnant at the time, and donald trump, our one year anniversary, and she said i made inappropriate advances. by the way, the area was a
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public area area with people all over the place. take a look. you take a look. look at her, look at her words, you tell you tell me what you think. i don't think so. it is amazing, doing a story on how great we are together. by the way, we are stronger today than we ever were. it's a love story on our one year. if i did that, she would've added that and it would've been the headline and who would have done that if you're doing this and you're one of the top shows on television. these people are horrible people. their horrible liars and interestingly, it happens to
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appear 26 days days before our very important election. isn't that amazing. this invented account has already been debunked by eyewitnesses who were there. they were there. the very witness identified by the author has said the story is totally false. by the way, the room has glass walls. can you believe this? why wasn't it in the biggest story of the year. this weekend the new york times published a full-page piece with another claim from an individual who has been totally discredited based on the many, many e-mails and letters she has sent to our office over the years looking for work. donald is great, wanting to go
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to my rallies, but the new york times, this was a full op-ed page, refused to use the evidence that we presented to them. if they used it, if they would've looked would've said there's no story here. others in the media, which only almost surprises me because they are dishonest also, were presented with stories from this woman numerous time and they got very excited but after seeing the evidence that we gave them, all of of them refused to write the story. there was no story. the times didn't want to see it. they just wrote the story. this was a full-page opposite the editorial. this is part of a concerted effort led by the new york times and others. the new york times is fighting desperately for its relevance and financial survival. it probably won't even be around
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in a few years based on its financial outlook, which wouldn't be a bad thing, if you want to know the truth. as this whines down and is becoming more and more problematic, it has gotten more more vicious, more and more vile , and even even the other mainstream media is talking about the single greatest pie log in history and all between now and november 8, and you have to see the stories they've written. it's one after another after another and facts mean nothing. third rate journalism. the great others of the past from the new york times and others are spinning in their graves. i will not allow the clinton
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machine to turn our campaign into a discussion of their slanders and lies, but will remain focused on the issues facing the american people. [applause] : without the press she is absolutely zero. [cheers and applause] and you saw that the other night in the debate where some people
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said she made virtually a fool of herself. this is not presidential material, believe me. what they say is false and slanderous in virtually every respect. we are now less than a month from the most important election of our lifetime. indeed, one of the most important elections in the history of our country. and the polls are showing us in a dead heat. don't believe what she said. the new highly respected rasmussen poll just came out this morning, just released, shows up nationally two points ahead, drop. trump. [cheers and applause]
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just came out. so now the clinton machine has put forward a small handful of people, out of tens of thousands of people over the years that i've met that i've worked with, that i've employed in order to make wild and false allegations that fail to meet even the most basic test of common sense. not even commonsense. again, this is nothing more than an attempt to destroy our movement, and for the clintons to keep their corrupt control over our government. when i declared my candidacy i knew what bad shape our countries was in. and believe me, all you have to do is look at world events. all you have to do is look at the $1.7 billion that we send to
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iran in cash, in cash. all you have to do is see the way isis was created in a vacuum left by hillary clinton and barack obama out of iraq. all you have to do, all you have to do is look at the 800 people that were very, very not good for our nation. they were going to be deported. lo and behold instead of being deported they were made citizens of the united states. and lo and behold, sadly, the 800 people is wrong. it turned out to be close to 1800 people. our president is incompetent. ali wants to do is campaign. and the last thing he wants to happen is to of donald trump terminate obamacare and all of
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the other things that are destroying -- [cheers and applause] he's led a very divided nation, and it's only gotten worse. and the last thing our country needs is four more years of barack obama, believe me. i've seen firsthand the corruption and the sickness that has taken over our politics. you've seen it and i've seen it and we're all watching together. they knew they would throw every lie they could add me, and my family and my loved ones there they knew they would stop at nothing to try to stop me. but i never knew as bad as it would be, i never knew it would be this vile, that it would be this bad, that it would be this vicious. nevertheless, i take all of
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these slings and arrows badly for you -- gladly. [cheers and applause] i take them for our movement so that we can have our country back. our great civilization here in america and across the civilized world has come upon a moment of reckoning. we've seen it in the united kingdom where they voted to liberate themselves from global government and global trade deals and global immigration deals that have destroyed their sovereignty and have destroyed many of those nations. but the central base of world political power is right here in america. and it is our corrupt political
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establishment that is the greatest power behind the efforts at radical globalization, and the disenfranchisement of working people. their financial resources are virtually unlimited. their political resources are unlimited. their immediate resources are unmatched. and most importantly, the depths of their immorality is absolutely unlimited. they will allow radical islamic terrorists to enter our country by the thousands. they will allow the great trojan horse, and i don't want people looking back in 100 years and to my good years and have that
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story be told about us. because we were led by inapt, incompetent, and corrupt people like barack obama and like hillary clinton. we don't want to be part of that history. [cheers and applause] and by the way, president obama should stop campaigning and start working on creating jobs, start working on getting our gdp up, start working on strengthening our borders. the corrupt political establishment is a machine. it has no soul. i knew these false attacks would come. i knew this day would arrive. it's only a question of when. and a new the american people would rise above it and vote for the future they deserve. [cheers and applause]
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the only thing that can stop this corrupt machine is you. the only force strong enough to save our country is us. the only people brave enough to vote out of this corrupt establishment is you, the american people. [cheers and applause] we are going to have a policy, america first. [cheers and applause] [chanting] they control, incredibly, the department of justice.
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and the even secretly meet with the attorney general of the united states in the back of her airplane while on the runway, remember, he was there. he was going to play golf. all, gee, there's the attorney general. let me go say hello. the plane is o on the runway. he never got to play golf, i just did and it was arizona, a place i love but the weather was about 107 degrees. he was never there to play golf. don't be foolish. they met for 39 minutes. and most likely it was to discuss a reappointment in a clinton administration as the attorney general, just prior to making a decision over whether or not to prosecute hillary clinton, okay? that's what happened.
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that's called real life, and that's pretty sad. they met for 39 minutes. remember, he said, we talk to golf and we talked about our grandchildren. three minutes of for the grandchildren, two minutes for the golf. then they sat there and they twiddle doo foams. now, i believe they talked about how remain in her position under a crooked hillary clinton administration. that's what i believe. that's what i believe, folks. that's what i believe and i think that's what most people in this room believe. [cheers and applause] likewise, they have essentially corrupted the director of the fbi, to the point at which
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stories already saying that the great come and they truly are great, men and women who work for the fbi are embarrassed and ashamed of what he's done to one of our truly great institutions, the fbi itself. hillary clinton is guilty of all the things that director comey stated at his press conference and congressional hearing, and far more. he stated many things, but it's far more, and he knows that. and yet after reading all of these items where she's is so guilty, he let her off the hook. while other lies come including general petraeus, and many others, have been destroyed for
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doing far, far less. this is a conspiracy against you, the american people, and we cannot let this happen to continue. [cheers and applause] this is our moment of reckoning as a society. and as a civilization itself. i did need to do this, folks, believe me, believe me. i built a great company, and i had a wonderful life. i could've enjoyed the fruits and benefits of years of successful business deals and businesses for myself and my family. instead of going through this absolute or show of lies, deceptions, malicious attacks. who would have thought? i'm doing it because this country has given me so much.
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and i feel so strongly that it's my turn to give back to the country that i love. [cheers and applause] many of my friends and many political experts warned me that this campaign would be a journey to hell. said that. but they are wrong. it will be a journey to heaven, because we will help so many people that are so desperately in need of help. [cheers and applause] in my former life i was an insider, as much as anybody else. and i knew what it's like, and i
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still know what it's like to be an insider. not bad, not bad. now i being punished for leaving a special club and revealing to you the terrible things that are going on having to do with our country. because i used to be part of the club, i the only one that can fix it. i'm doing this for the people and for the movement, and we will take back this country for you, and we will make america great again. [cheers and applause] the corrupt establishment knows that we are a great threat to
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their criminal enterprise. they know that if we win their power is gone, and its return to you, the people, will be. the dark clouds hanging over our government can be lifted and replaced with a bright future. but it all depends on whether we let the corrupt media decide our future, or whether we let the american people decide our future. [cheers and applause] it is clinton campaign of destruction is allowed to work, then no other highly -- this is so true. i mean, i seem to so many times and i've heard this all my life. i've heard it all of my life. if we let this happen, then no other highly successful person, which is what our country needs, it needs a certain thinking. when you look at our trade deals
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that are so bad, when you look him as an example, on trade, we are going to lose almost $800 billion this year, trade deficit. almost 800 billion. our debt has doubled in seven and a half years to almost $20 trillion under obama. no other successful person after watching this, and no other very successful person will ever again, ever, and who can blame them was given me, i would say you're right, will ever again run for office. i've heard it for years. if you're very successful, you can't run for high office, especially for president. i said i don't care, i don't care. i've been so many deals.
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i've done so well. it's a certain mindset that we need in our country, at least for a period of time. we have to straighten our country out. [applause] i will not lie to you. these false attacks are absolutely hurtful. to be lied about, to be slandered, to be steered so publicly, and before your family that you love is very painful. what is going on is the egregious beyond any words. people that know the story, people that see the story, able tthat know the facts, they can't even believe it. it's reprehensible beyond description. it's totally corrupt. but i also know that it's not about me. it's about all of you and it's about our country, i know that. i fully understand. that's why i got involved.
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it's about all of us together as a country your it's a movement the likes of which we have never in history, in this country, seen before. never in history. even the pundits, even the media who truly disliked trump for their own reasons will admit this is a movement, the likes of which people have never seen before. and it's a movement about the veterans who need medical care. [applause] the mothers who have lost their beloved children to terrorism and to crime. it's about the inner cities and the border towns who desperately need our help. it's about the millions of jobless people in america. it's about the american workers who can't get jobs because our
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jobs have left for mexico, and so many other countries. [cheers and applause] this election is about the people being crushed by obamacare. and it's about defeating places and appointing a supreme court and a supreme court justice that could be four or five who will defend and protect our constitution. [cheers and applause] this election is also about, so importantly to me, african-american and hispanic american people whose communities have been plunged into crime, poverty, and failing schools by the policies of
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crooked hillary clinton, believe me, she's crooked. they abroad the citizens of their future, and if we win i will give them their hope, their jobs, their education. i will give them their security back. the inner cities, education is almost worthless. it's horrible. we are going to have common core ended. we are going to bring education locally. but you look at the inner cities and you see bad education, no jobs, no safety. he walked to the grocery store with her child and you get shot. you walk outside to look and see what's happening and you get shot. in chicago, 3000 people have been shot since january 1. we are not going to let that
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happen. our indices are almost at an all time low, run by the democrats for sometimes more than 100 years, chain unbroken. so they have no jobs. they have horrible education. they have no safety or security. and i say to the african-american community, what the hell do you have to lose? i will fix it. i will fix it. i will make it good. i will bring back our jobs. we will have good education. we will have a great safety in the inner city. and we will help the hispanic american people who have been treated so badly and so unfairly in our nation. we will help them. i will deliver like you've never
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seen before. i deliver. whether people like donald trump or not, they all say, he delivers. vote for donald trump, you're going to see something and you'll be so happy. you will be so thrilled. this election is about every man, woman and child in our country who deserves to live in safety, prosperity and peace. so true. we will rise above the lives, the smears, a ludacris slanders from ludacris and very, very dishonest reporters. we will vote for the country we want. we will vote for the future we want. we will vote for the politics we want.
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and we will vote to put this corrupt government cartel out of business and out of business immediately. [cheers and applause] we will vote for the special interests and say, lots of luck, but you are being voted out of power. they betrayed our workers. they betrayed our borders. and most of all they betrayed our freedoms. we will say our sovereign rights as a nation. we will end the politics of profit and we will end the rule of special interest. we will end the reading of our jobs by other countries. we will end the total
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disenfranchisement of the american voter and the american worker. our independence day is at hand. and it arrives finally on november 8. [cheers and applause] join me in taking back our country and creating a bright, glorious and prosperous new future for our people. we will make america great again, and it will happen quickly. god bless you. god bless you. thank you. [cheers and applause] >> thank you.
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♪ ♪ ♪ >> donald trump wrapping up his rally in west palm beach, florida, addressing the allegations most recently been reports from the "new york times" of sexual harassment, denying the allegations, vehemently denying the allegations saying in fact calling them false attacks, hurtful and very painful. on c-span2 we will open up our phone lines and get your
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thoughts about what you heard from donald trump and his how to join the conversation. [inaudibl202-748-8921, if you're republican or democrat 202-748-8920 and all others 202-748-8922. you can also send us a tweet at c-span if you would like to do that. just a caveat, coming up improvements will take you to the u.s. senate. they are out for the election break but they're holding pro forma sessions every few days during the break and will have one of those coming up at 2:00 eastern. so break away momentarily, come back and continue with more of your phone calls on donald trump today. lecture from alan in california. good afternoon. >> caller: good afternoon to thank you for having me on. >> host: what did you hear? >> caller: i think the clinton campaign issues going to continue these allegations and run out the clock. it's obvious.
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strictly they are allocations. he's going to be talk about, that we talk about the next debate, the economy and immigration and she's going to flat out be calling him a racist. recently the e-mails that came out by john podesta, he's scourging the roman catholic faith which was huge with the population. so again they are just all allegations and the fact that donald trump just mention all the plight in inner cities, there's no jobs and it's just a machine is completely devastated our country. is all these items that he brought up, she even said, even said in an e-mail to brazil that she dreams of having open borders which would potentially allow 600 the people to cross into the united states. so this just fact after fact after fact which troubled brought up. there's a scourge by the media,
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about 10 outlets better after trump and strictly for clinton. it's so obvious what's going on. our country is in such dire straits right now, and i'm just afraid about what's going to happen in the next four to eight years. whereby not be able to turn anything back host a lecture from our democratic line. go ahead. you have a moment or two before the senate comes in. not and will get back to you if we can. go ahead. >> caller: thank you. good afternoon. i actually just decided to become a republican this year just because of donald trump, and i don't normally like all the things that he said but i cannot vote based on the things that hillary clinton has done post that i'm going to ask you to hang on for second at the u.s. senate come in for just a brief moment what they call a pro forma session. we will be back to comments and
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calls momentarily here on c-span2. the presiding officer: the senate will come to order. the clerk will read a communication to the senate. the clerk: washington, d.c., october 13, 2016. to the senate: under the provisions of rule 1, paragraph 3, of the standing rules of the senate, i hereby appoint the honorable dean heller, a senator from the state of nevada, to perform the duties of the chair. signed: orrin g. hatch, president pro tempore. the presiding officer: under the previous order, the senate stands adjourned until 11:00 a.m. on monday, until 11:00 a.m. on monday, >>t: