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i like you was disappointed with the supreme court decision, but remember what it did -- it sent attempt case back to be tried. it did not determine the case. they are still alive. donald trump has said one of his first acts as president would be to eliminate every executive order that president obama has signed, including those on immigration issues. workl defend them while i vigorously for immigration reform. i've proposed an opposite immigration affairs for the white house. so that we are able to answer questions and provide information and help people. i will take a very hard look at the deportation prior to, my head priorities are violent
criminals, people suspected of any connection to terrorism, not hard-working mothers and fathers and people who go to work to help support the economy and pay $12 billion a year to social security. we will take a hard look at that. we will close private detention centers just like i want to and private prisons. i have a very active agenda and we will be moving on it and i believe, and obviously it depends upon the outcome of this it is so which is why important to register more voters, my campaign is try to register through and more voters, convince people to turn out because we are going to start early and we will be tenacious and absolutely committed to getting a positive result and i think the chances once they win will improve dramatically. you spoke about the deportation.
president obama has been called to into. you have alluded to your priority of criminals. how do you walk back the deportation. people who are not criminals deported daily from this country. walk back to deportations, comply with the law and not inherit the title of deported and chief? at the same time, all of these steps to help mobilize the latino community, many who still believe that their vote is taken for granted in 2008, 2012, and we have the e-mails from wikileaks that say they are the loyalty brand of the party. mrs. clinton: i think that the president was committed to immigration reform. that is for the recently got the bipartisan bill passed in the senate. and what we did not get was in the political pressure to turn that bill into a voting issue in
the 2010 midterm election. frustrations, my people turn out to vote for presidential elections and then often don't for midterm elections. [applause] we lost a lot of the leverage because they lost the house of representatives. nothing happens easily or modern politics in america. here's what i know. as i have said, we are not going to be deported hard-working people and break up families. i have been on record for a year and a half about this and that will be how i direct the department of homeland security to act. we are going to push on immigration reform and i will need not only a considerable vote in november, but i will need people across our country to make it clear to their elected representatives that
they're going to be held accountable for how they are going to act on immigration. if we put in a organizing and political effort into this, i am optimistic and i believe we can get this done. it will not happen simply because we wanted and i can only say that i will give you my very best effort and i would do everything i can to help elect a democratic senate and a party talked to some of my former colleagues in the senate, this will be fast tracked. we already know what impact the senate because it happened just a few years ago. if we then put enough pressure on the house and do everything we can to really force them to have to take what the senate passes, i think the outcome will be very different this time. that is my goal and that is what i'm going to do to achieve. >> your poll numbers went way up
this week and yet the e-mail controversy was still in the headlines. i would to give you the opportunity to respond. you told to separate news organizations that fbi james comey that your answer was truthful and consistent with what you have told the american people. that assertion has been debunked by multiple news organizations that-- which point out there was no indication you like to be fbi but he did not weigh in on whether or not you are truthful to be american people. are youion for you, mischaracterizing director coming testimony and is this not undercutting your efforts to rebuild trust? mrs. clinton: i appreciate you asking that. i was pointing out in both of those instances that the director has said that my answers in the interview were truthful. that is the bottom line here.
interviewd during the and in many other occasions the past month, that what i told the fbi, which he said was truthful is consistent with what i have said publicly. i may have short-circuited and for that i will try to clarify because i think chris wallace and i've were probably talking past each other because of course, he could only talk to what had told the fbi and i appreciated that. i have a knowledge repeatedly that using two e-mail accounts was a mistake. i take responsibility for that. i do think, having him say that my answers to the fbi were truthful and then i should quickly add what i said was consistent with what i had said publicly and that is really, in my view, trying to tie both ends
together. never sent or received classified material and he said there were three e-mails that were marked classified at the time. it is that an inconsistency? mrs. clinton: here on the facts, i sent over 30,000 e-mails to the state department that were work-related e-mails. director coming said that only three out of 30,000 have anything resembling classified workers. what does that mean? usually, if any of you have served in the government, a classified document has a big heading on top which makes very clear what the classification is. questioning director comey made the point that the three e-mails out of the 30,000 did not have the appropriate
markings. it was therefore reasonable to conclude that anyone, including not haveould have suspected that they were i thinked and in fact, that has been discussed by others who have said to out of those they were later explained by the state department not to have been in any way confidential at the time they were delivered. leads the 100 out of 30,000 e-mails that director comey testified contained classified information but he acknowledged that there were no markings on so what we-mails and have here is pretty much what i have been saying throughout this
is that i and that never sent or received anything now was marked classified, it's in retrospect, which is what behind the 100 number, if in retrospect some different agency said it should have been, although it was not, it should have been, that is what the debate is about. said there was absolutely no intention on my part to either ignore or in any way dismiss the importance of those documents because they were not marked classified. dot would have been hard to and i will go back to where i started, i regret using one account, i've taken responsibility for that, but i am pleased to be able to clarify
and explain what i think the bottom line is. >> very quickly before we get to the panel, donald trump says the whole thing cannot be trusted with national security, here endorsed by farmers cia director who said trump cannot be trusted. humans are far as to indicate that he has been turned by printing. you agree with that assessment. t? mrs. clinton: i've had the great honor to work with him. he's a professional who has devoted his entire professional career to protecting our country . i was honored to receive his endorsement. i will let his comment speak for themselves, but i really appreciated his explaining as he did in his op-ed some of what is at stake in this election. >> thank you. i believe we have a question
from one of our panelists from the previous --could you stand up? >> national political reporter with the new york times. u donald trump of using racist and sexist language. what does this say about the electorate that so many americans are supporting him? believenton: i really that the core of his support, i'm not going to speak for everyone who supports him because i think there have been some quite distressing statements coming out of his rallies and his supporters and who has aligned himself with him. i think the core of his support really centers on the disappointment and the economy that so many americans feel. saying, i wantn to bring this country together. i think we cap the overarching
goals. we need more economic opportunity, protect the national security and we have got to work toward american unity. i have been trying to understand what it is that has driven people to support donald trump. with some people i have listened to them. so many of them are looking for an expedition as to why they lost the job they had for 18 years when the factory closed and nobody cared about them. what they are going to do when the whole life was spent mining coal and they made it out and dollars a year and now they can barely find a job making minimum wage. many oldenters of so industrial towns in america are hollowed out and people are turning to opiates and heroine and the list goes on and that is
what i have heard. to recognizeve that of course some of the appeal is enough phobic and racist and misogynistic and offensive. we have to acknowledge that. but let's not lose sight of the real pain that many americans are feeling because the economy has left them behind. i have said it again in my acceptance speech last thursday, i want to be the president for all americans. i want to lift up and give everybody a chance to pursue their dreams. that means people who are supporting him good when i went to virginia, i knew that i was not going to win west virginia. i can cut you that. tell you that. i was in a meeting with a group of folks including a coal miner was incredibly emotional and
talking to me and outside there on a big trump protest going and one the people at the was blankenship, who i just been convicted of reckless indifference to the well-being of his coal miners causing deaths. are stark. lines i have said i have a plan for coal company and indian country and inner-city and rural communities. it is one of the reasons i've said that i support jim clyburn's 102030 proposal which would help all kinds of communities in america. jim and i have talked about this. we have to reject and stand up to the kindappeals of bigotry and used of luster
into bullying we see coming from donald trump campaign. let's not forget the real economic challenges that too many americans of all backgrounds are facing today. that is how i think about it and that is how i will try in this campaign to respond to and rebuke all of the horrible things he says on a pretty regular basis, not about me. i could care less about that. but when he goes after individual [laughter] -- when he accuses-- a distinguished federal judge of mexican had -- heritage of not being fair. consulting a gold star family. you know the list. i will stand up and call him out on that. i will also keep reaching out to andicans of all races
ethnicities to tell them that i will not forget about them after the selection. i will work my heart out to help every single person have a better job with a rise in and make sure the kids get a good education and everything else i think they are owed here in america. [applause] >> another question from the panel. youashington post, thank for being here and on behalf of all of us we encourage you to do this more often with reporters. [applause] especially the news organizations that travel the country with you everywhere you go. a majority of voters consistently say they don't like you and they don't trust you. and that's a pretty much the same thing about donald trump. either you or mr. trump will be elected president. how would you leave the nation -- lead a nation where the majority of americans mistrust
you and what extreme response ability -- possibly my you have to show your up to the task? mrs. clinton: every time i have done a job, people have counted on the and trusted me. , wehe convention last week highlighted the bites of my life starting as a lawyer for the children's defense fund taking on the problem of juveniles and adults tales of south carolina, fightingd academies, for kids with disabilities to get an education and all the way through the work i did as senator after 9/11 and representing all of you as secretary of state. i take this seriously. don't doubt that. i take it seriously. it does not make it feel good when people say those things and i recognize that i have work to do but when i started running for the senate in new york, a love the same things were said.
i won, i worked hard to the people of new york and i was reelected with $.50 of the vote 50% of the vote after a chemistry that i would be on the side and i represented. iran it really hard campaign against barack obama. ran a really hard campaign against barack obama. to my surprise and asked me to be secretary of state. i served as secretary of state and i had a 66% approval rating. [applause] ask yourselves, 67% of the people in new york wrong? were 66% of the american public wrong? or may become a just maybe, when i'm actually running for a job there is a real benefit to those on the other side and trying to stir up as much concern as possible.
i take it seriously and i will work my heart out in this campaign and as president to toduce results for people, get the economy working for everybody, not just those at the top. to do as much as i can to help people who may not even vote for me. think our country is that it crossroads election. president obama external. this is a crossroads election. there is so much at stake. you can look at my record of public service and meet people and families who are benefited by the children's health insurance program. you can meet people who are benefited by performing the foster care and adoption system. you can meet first responders and survivors from 9/11 were benefited because i went to bed -- battle with them.
you can meet national guard members who did not have health care and that they were deployed before i worked with republicans to fix that. you can go down a long list and we would be happy to provide it to you of what i have done because i believe in public service. i'm proud that i had the great opportunity to work on behalf of of giving more people a better life ever since i was right out of law school. therest good to get up every day and make my case and i think there will be an opportunity to a lot of people to execute. [applause] -- here it. [applause] editor in chief of the undefeated at espn, what is the most menial conversation you had with an african-american friend -- meaningful conversation you have with an african-american friend? mrs. clinton: can i tell you that i'm blessed to have a crew
, i have twoends chief of staff to african american friends. i have been blessed to have people by my side in politics i've had a great group of young reallywho i have been motivated by and frankly learned from. had a lifetime of friendships going back to my college years and one of my best friends was an african-american student. i can't compress into one conversation. they have supported me, chastised me, they have raised issues with me, they try to
expand my musical tastes. [laughter] we have had a lot of great times because of our friendships. atan't pick one conversation a 50 years of conversation. i don't want to embarrass my friends. the dean of communications at trinity washington. i would to congratulate her. donna brazil here. she is the acting chair of the dnc. i guess i will leave it at that. i'm going to respect the cone of french of silence. please know i have a lot of
great friends who have given me so much. there is such little time and lots of questions you i would be remiss, we are in a room full of latino journalists. [applause] , and give youyou an opportunity to respond and set the record clear, that the democratic party, does your campaign take latino voters seriously or you taking them for granted that they will automatically vote democrat. mrs. clinton: i take them seriously because i've had the great privilege of working for many years with latino leaders, activists, businessmen and women . just as i responded to the question, my first experience working on behalf of latinos was, even before i was a legal
services lawyer, through my babysat latino kids on saturdays while their parents and older siblings went to the fields outside of my home in chicago which used to be, hard to believe now, miles of farmland. first real lesson in how much more we all have in common. there i was, 11, 12 years old babysitting these kids and at the end of the day, the old ramshackle bus stop at the end of the road and the parents and the older brothers and sisters got out in these kids broke loose and started running down the road with her arms outstretched calls and -- calling for their mothers and fathers and getting swept up very tired arms. then when i was a little bit older my church arranged exchanges with latino churches.
we were going to the city of chicago, to basements, talk about our lives and again it was soced what to me much of a common sense, what we wanted in our lives even though their lives in mind were very different. lawyer, asservices the chair of the legal services corporation, we expanded legal services in two places against a lot of political opposition. i feel very fortunate that i've had the chance to work with and learn from so many latinos and latinos across america. when i ran for the senate i work closely with our elected representatives, but that the city, state, and national level. i was honored that they rallied around to support me and were
part of the great victory that we had in the primary in new york. grantede anybody for and i particularly don't take any voter who is placing their trust and confidence in me for granted. because i'm good to get up, as i said, everything a bit and work my heart out to get the result that i told you we are going to achieve together. i know it is hard. i have been around. as you all know, very well. i'm not new to this. it does not happen by hoping it happened. it happens by doing everything you possibly can. i'm blessed to have such close working relationships and .riendships with latino leaders tonight at my house we will be having a big event with latino business leaders coming from allowance america -- around america and i will do what i've always done, i think at the core of political leadership is
relationships. you have to build relationships with individuals and communities. i know that does not happen by just asking for it. it happens because you work hard . i will do everything i can to any latino voter that bus or me enough that i will be doing my best to deliver on everything i have said. i will tell you as we go along with the challenges are because i need to -- may need to ask you for your help and put pressure on elected officials. i may need you to for the internet or for the old-fashioned mailbox of elected representatives so they know people are watching. that is how we're going to get it done and i'm pretty confident and optimistic about that. i hope that people will take this election seriously because i sure take you seriously and together, i think we can create
the kind of future that everyone of our kids and grandkids deserves. thank you very much. [applause] >> we are out of time. i'm would to thank you very much. a big round of applause. [applause] >> look ahead to our program and appear we will go live to green bay, wisconsin and a rally with donald trump. obviously it is just getting underway right now as mike pence, the republican vice presidential nominee. let's go right to green bay. [cheers] >> hello, wisconsin.
for those of you who don't know , i mikeh is most of you pence. ago, ifew short weeks was honored and humbled beyond words to be nominated to run and serve as the next as president of the united states of america. [cheers] i'm going to tell you, i joined the campaign in a heartbeat. phone call came at 11:00 at night. heeard the familiar boat yes mike, and i said because you nominated a man for president who never quits. [cheers]
he never backs down. here is a fighter. he is a winner and until very recently, look like he was biting all on his own but now we are united in this movement. movement is united in regard to elect him a come to be the next president of the united states of america. to get to know this good man, i have to tell you, i come from south of highway 40 in indiana. we talked straightforward and playing down there. all i can tell you is, donald trump gets it. frustrationss the and the aspirations of the american people or than any other leader in her lifetime since ronald reagan. [cheers] he is a genuine article. usuallydoer in a game reserved for talks. when donald trump does his talking, he does like