Donald Trump Campaigns in Jackson Mississippi CSPAN August 28, 2016 12:46pm-1:38pm EDT
mr. trump: thank you very much. thank you. thank you governor, thank you. i am thrilled to be in iowa. so many good friends. i have become friends with so many people in iowa. love the people and love the state. i will tell you, iowa is fortunate to have the best and most dedicated public service in the country. including governor terry branstad, lieutenant governor kim reynolds, state gop chairman, senator chuck
grassley, and of course a person i've gotten to know very well, who is a tremendous person, senator joni ernst. tremendous. [applause] that is called an incredible roster. you are very lucky. a lot of states would like to have that roster. i want to take a moment to thank the bikers in the audience. there are a lot of them. they call them bikers for trump. they have been so good to me throughout the campaign. i want to thank them, i really appreciate it. a lot of fantastic group of people we have. what a fantastic country we live in. [applause] more than anything today, i want to express my gratitude. because all over the country
we've had such mentor support to our amazing veterans. a lot of them are in the room. thank you. [applause] i will not let you down. believe me. they have been letting you down for many layers. -- for many years. i will not let you down. together we are going to win this state in november. and we are going to win the white house for the american people. [applause] the white house will soon become the people's house. [applause] we will tackle and fix the problems that have gone unsolved for many, many years. failing schools, crumbling infrastructure, broken borders, bloated bureaucracy, wasteful spending, and the government
that doesn't work. it doesn't work. [applause] this is a campaign about big ideas designed to help every day people. everyone going to help everyone. these are the people that work hard, but who don't have a voice. their voice has been taken away. it's also a campaign about restoring honesty and accountability to government. you see what a mess we are in,
today. the whole world has been shocked about hillary clinton and her pay for play state department. [boos] mr. trump: it was just announced that her important calendar records will not be released, even though they have them, to the public until after the election. there is too much stuff on that.
they want it after the election. terrible. it's protection from a corrupt record system. it's disgusting. [applause] as i have said many times in recent days, it's hard to tell where the clinton foundation ends and where the state department begins. that is what has happened. it's sad. the clinton corruption scandals have been there for a long time. and it has been sad, sad, sad for america. the illegal server, the foreign hacking, the deleted e-mails -- how many? 33,000. the deleted e-mails. the secret schedules. the lying to congress -- it's
all just too much. we are going to have a great victory on november 8, i can tell you. [applause] thank you. how much more can voters take? not much more. thank you. hillary clinton thinks she is entitled to be president. by the way, she has very bad judgment. even if she thinks that, she's got bad judgment. law,hinks she is above the so far she has proven that but , the truth is the opposite. her criminal conduct at home and failed interventions overseas simply make her unfit. she is unfit to serve in the oval office.
i believe that america is ready to turn the page on this very sordid past. we don't want another four years of obama and clinton controversies. they are not only dangerous, but frankly, they are exhausting our people. how do you even keep up with it all? the clintons have had their time at the stage, but now it's time to close that chapter in the history books and open a brand new beautiful chapter. , [applause] thank you. thank you very much. that is why this is such an exciting year to be a republican and to vote republican. we are going to do a great job. this year the gop is offering
the voters a chance to break up the corrupt establishment and create a new american future. [applause] in my opinion, this is our last chance. i really believe that. this chance will never come again. remember, justices of the supreme court. remember that -- it will never come again. i really believe you are not can have this opportunity again. the big banks and wall street donors who want nothing to change are throwing millions and millions of dollars at my opponent. these are the same people who paid bill and hillary clinton $150 million for speeches, i guess some other things. hillary clinton's campaign is all about protecting the powerful. and i understand that very well.
i think nobody knows the system better than i do. our campaign is about protecting those who have no power. they don't have power but they are great people. we are going to change that. they will be great people with power. together we are going to work. we are going to give working people a voice for the first time in many decades. they have not had a voice and a -- in a long time. let's talk about what it all means. for our veterans, it means a guarantee that they can seek medical care at either a pa -- a va facility or a private medical doctor, with us paying the cost. [applause] and thank you, we've had such incredible veteran support.
uniform all across the land. never again will we allow a veteran to die waiting for the care they need from a doctor who is a fine doctor, but you can't ever see him. usually 6-7-nine days. people are dying in line. that's not going to happen. we will protect those who protect us. these are great people. it's our turn now. at the center of our change, and this is a change agenda, there is also a plan to fix our rigged economy. it's rigged. the government just revised the growth numbers. it was a big story.
we have horrible growth numbers. they were announced last month. they made a mistake. the number announced was so bad was too high and had to be a readjusted downward 1.1%. just so you understand. if china drops down to 8% gdp or 9% gdp, it's a major catastrophe. and the same with other countries. they do things you don't want to know about. they make it impossible for your businesses to compete. they consider it a catastrophe. here we are with no growth, 1.1%. and we have the same leaders that are incompetent. we are going to make a change. [applause] we are going to make america grow again. that begins with supporting our family farms right here in iowa. do we have any farmers in the room? stand up. that is a lot of farmers. [applause]
wow, beautiful. one of the most beautiful landscapes in the world. especially if you like farms, right? family farms are the backbone of this country remember that. , and i know what is happening to you. we are going to end the epa intrusion into your family homes and into your family farms for no reason. what they are doing to you is a disgrace. we are going to get rid of a lot of those regulations that don't mean anything except costing you a lot of money and time. in many cases you lose your homes over regulations. we will reduce taxes. [applause] the thing that most surprised me all over the country talking about the massive tax cut or
-- massive small business tax lot,or the reduction by a of regulations 100% of those i , talked to feel more strongly about the regulation. who would've thought that could happen. they feel more strongly about getting rid of these horrible, really horrible regulations. that is what we are going to do. [applause] we are going to protect the renewable fuel standards, corn-based ethanol, eliminate job killing regulations like the waters of the united states rule. and provide desperately needed tax relief. president obama lied to you about his support for the renewable fuel standard.
you can trust hillary clinton far less you could even obama. she will sell you out. her donors will be the only ones that are happy. believe me. just like obama, he made lots of promises, and said bye-bye to iowa and lots of other places. almost 97% of farms are family-owned and family managed. it is not only a great american tradition, but a vital component of america's economic and national security. hillary clinton wants to shut down family farms like she wants to shut down minors and steelworkers -- miners and steelworkers. she will do this not only through radical regulation, but also by raising taxes on family farms.
rates as high as or even higher than 50%. and just so you understand, i am cutting taxes massively. she is raising taxes massively. [applause] adding to the pain, she will tax family farms again by as much as 45%. and you have already paid your tax, right? now you are going to pay it again, and your children and family, a very tough situation. on top of that, her anti-energy agenda will drive up of the cost of energy. another attack on agriculture. we are going to end this war on the american farmer. you are going to like donald trump so much, i am telling you. we get it.
we understand what is going on. that includes our plan to lower the tax rate on family farms down to 15% and stop double taxation on family farms. helping to ensure the family farm tradition in iowa continues to thrive and flourish with your children and grandchildren. you will be looking down and you will be happy. we hope you are looking down anyway. [applause] you will be very happy and very proud. we are going to make a very powerful and great trade deal. we are going to have fantastic trade deals. right now we have horrible trade , deals. we have the worst trade deals. our country loses. our trade deficit with the world, we lose $800 billion a year. who makes these deals? to those going through hardship, let me coat somebody that i got
-- let me quote somebody that i got to know well, reverend robert schuller. tough times don't last, tough people do. i think it is a great quote. [applause] i know you are going tough times with farms. i have been so honored to have the support of the evangelical community. incredible people. and i hope we can continue to count on evangelical support on november 8. get out and vote. we are going to do something very special. by the way, i am presbyterian. -- i am protestant presbyterian. , can you believe it? very proud of it. we will get rid of the johnston amendment, which a disaster.
happened in 1954, by lyndon johnson, which is a horrible pastorst denies your their right to free speech. it has had a huge negative impact on religion. a huge negative. we will let your pastors, your ministers, your rabbis, we will let them speak again without losing tax deductibility. [applause] we will let them speak. we want them to speak. right now they cannot speak because they will lose all of the benefits that they used to have. 1954, a complete disaster. it is so important that pastors will be talking about it, it's so important that everyone in the evangelical community and other religious communities get out and vote november 8. again, this would be a one-time shot. it's going to be gone.
it was only put in 1954 by lyndon johnson. so important that you get out and vote. we will get rid of it. it should have never happened in the first place. [applause] i also know how much the evangelical community is deeply committed to helping those in poverty. i know it for a fact. my economic agenda can be summed up in 3 beautiful works. -- three beautiful words. jobs, jobs, jobs. [applause] which we don't have now. i don't even have to mention the tremendous construction workers in this room. i think i have every one of them. i love my construction workers. do you know how much i built? you have a lot of construction workers in iowa. i was surprised to see how many. i love this state and hope they
get out november 8. i asking for the support of all am americans that want more opportunity, higher wages, safe communities, competent leadership, and honest government. very simple. [applause] we are going to send the son special interest packing. -- we are going to send the special interests packing and we , are going to once again have a government of, by, and for the people. remember, and we sometimes forget, republicans are the party of abraham lincoln. pretty good president, right? i said i'm going to be the most presidential president, and then i thought about abraham lincoln.
he's pretty tough to beat, right? he was pretty good but that was , a great republican. which brings me to a subject that is so important and personal for me. nothing means more to me than working to make our party the home of the african-american vote once again. used to be. [applause] there are millions of african-americans in this country who have succeeded so greatly and you deserve a government that protects and honors their incredible contribution. so many have been so successful. we also have to talk about the millions of african-americans who remained cut in poverty and
failing schools. they are trapped. i have spoken to a lot in recent days. i have spoken about the deplorable conditions in many of our inner cities. as a father, as a builder, as an american, it offends my sense of right and wrong to see anyone living in such conditions. they are living in terrible terrible conditions. beyond the lease conditions. bad. almost 40% of african-american children are living in poverty. abject poverty. including 45% of children under the age of 6. in detroit, half of its residents do not work. in milwaukee, almost 4i n 10 african-american men between the age of 24 and 54 are not employed and have no prospects
of employment. more than 6000 african-americans are the victims of murder every single year. just yesterday, because in of nba star dwayne wade, a great guy, was the victim of a tragic shooting in chicago. she was the mother of four, and was killed while pushing her infant child in a stroller walking down the street. shot. it breaks all of our hearts to see it. it's horrible. and it's only getting worse. this shouldn't happen in our country. this shouldn't happen in america. [applause] so we send our thoughts and prayers to the family.
and we also promised to fight for a much much better tomorrow. across chicago, more than 2700 shooting victims since january of this year. think of that, 2700 people shot since january. we cannot as a society tolerate this level of violence and suffering in our cities. those who would deny that, and you know there are many that do, and they have their own reasons, many are not good reasons -- this is a national crisis. this is a crisis that requires urgent action. has no business. none of these people have any business that support going on running for elected office. none of these people should be even allowed to run. they are a disgrace.
[applause] but decades and decades filled -- of failed democratic policies, the policy of hillary clinton have created this high crime and crushing poverty. absolutely crushing poverty. so many communities under democratic control, we have that -- bad schools no jobs, high , crime, and no hope. it can't get any worse. to those suffering, i say vote for donald trump. i will fix it. [applause] african-americans, hispanics, vote for donald trump i -- i will fix it. it will get fixed. [applause]
i add in all sincerity, what do , you have to lose? it can't get any worse. what do you have to lose? let me also tell you what you have to gain. millions of jobs, far better schools, safe communities where you can in fact walk outside and walk outside, down the street with your child, with your wife or husband and not be killed or shot not be mugged. , we are going to have safe communities again. and the african-american voter has seen what has been happening over the last two or three weeks, and i think we have a lot of support. they are very tired of what is been going on. and the hispanic community likewise. they are very sick and tired of what is going on. and it is been going on for
decades and decades. by the way, how quickly people have forgotten that hillary clinton called black youth super predators. remember that? they were insulted. but now they have forgot. i am offering a better future to the citizens of detroit, of baltimore, chicago, all across this great land. inner-city and outer city all , over we are going to come together and have one great country. greater than ever before. and what is sad is that african-americans have given so much to this country. they have fought and died in every war since the revolution. they have lifted up the consciousness of our nation in the civil rights movement.
they have sacrificed so much for the national good. now is the time to put a new agenda into action that explains -- expands opportunity, ensures equality and protects the right , of each and every citizen, including african-american citizens. we have to help. we have to stop the crime, we have to stop bad education, we have to help with housing. we have to solve our energy -- our inner-city problems and , we will. i will fix them. [applause] this includes, one of the most important rights of all, the -- toto live in safety make communities safe and secure for all of our people.
we have to end the discrimination that traps parents and kids in failing government schools, our schools are a disaster. the republican party and me, is a party of school choice. you will see a big difference. there is another civil rights issue we need to talk about. that is the issue of immigration enforcement. every time an african-american citizen or any citizen loses their job to an illegal immigrant, the rights of that american citizen have been totally violated. they are losing their jobs. [applause] mr. trump: it is an economic question. equal protection under the law must include the consistent application of our immigration
laws, very simple. these laws were passed to protect american citizens and lawful residents of our country. for instance, federal law protects the ability of american workers to seek jobs and employment. when government suspends those immigration laws, in order to curry favor with special interests that give them campaign contributions, costing americans their jobs my they have been denied the protection of their laws. in recent days, the media as it usually does has missed the , point on immigration. they have missed the point. [applause] mr. trump: all the media wants to talk about, is the 11 million people or more or less they have , no idea where the number is, because we have no control over our country. 11 million or less.
that are here illegally. but my priority and really for the well-being of everybody, but in particular the 300 million americans and more, and all of our hispanic citizens and all of our african-american citizens, legal residents who want a secure border, and i mean secure -- they want drugs to stop flowing into our state and communities. and they want a great, growing economy. [applause] mr. trump: and they want a job. my goal is to provide good jobs, even great jobs. good schools and safety to every hispanic community, african-american community in the country. but really, what is it? it is to every community, to every single community. we cannot do that if we do not secure our border. we cannot do it.
[applause] mr. trump: on day one, i am going to begin swiftly removing criminal, illegal immigrants from this country. [applause] mr. trump: including removing the hundreds and thousands of criminal illegal immigrants that have been released into the u.s. and united states communities under the incompetent obama-clinton administration. [applause] mr. trump: these international gangs of thugs and drug cartel will be, i promise you, from the first day in office, the first thing i am going to do, the first piece of paper i am going to sign, we will get rid of these people on day one before the wall, before anything.
and our great law enforcement, they know who they are, they have been living with us for years and they do not want to put up with it anymore. we are going to get rid of them, day one. we start day one. [applause] the reign of terror, and it is that, you go to some places and you will see the reign of terror , will be over. and it will be over fast. remember, our law enforcement, who by the way, should get a tremendous hand for what they have to put up with. [applause] mr. trump: they are great people. they are great people. but they know these people. i met with so many of the top police and the people in the
rank and file. they know these people. they know these people. they know what all of them. we are going to get rid of these people and it is going to happen within one hour after i start. ok? we're going to bring them back where they came from. we will always air on the side of protecting the american people. we will use immigration laws to prevent crime and we will not wait until some innocent american has been harmed or killed before taking action. we will move justly, but we will move fast, believe me and we will move tough, there will not be any gangs. these are bad people. [applause] >> thank you so much.
mr. trump: thank you so much. what a team! we are going to build a great wall on the border and institute institute -- nationwide -- stopping illegal immigrants from accessing welfare and entitlement and develop and at exit entry system, to ensure those who overstay their visas that they are quickly removed. we don't enforce our visa expiration dates. we have open borders and nothing but crime. it is going to end. i am going to cancel all on constitutional executive orders you have been hearing about. we have a little bit of an excessive executive order president. the power of the rank and file, border patrol officers, to finally do the job they were meant to do.
now, what is hillary clinton going to do? what is she going to do? not much, right? she has pledged amnesty and her first one hundred days combined with her elimination of virtually all routine immigration and enforcement. in other words, totally open borders. which we will lead. this is a massive crime wave. that is what is going to happen. it will not happen if i get elected, believe me. plans to keep president obama's executive amnesty which is been blocked the supreme court directly disregarding the supreme court and junction. -- supreme court injunction. the on that, she has pledged to add another executive amnesty in violation of both congressional law and the united states constitution. these actions from hillary
clinton will trigger a crisis greater than almost everything we have seen. this will be a constitutional crisis like we have not seen and our country. she is pledging to abolish the law making policies of congress and assume the powers of in imperial leader. she is not in imperial leader is , she? i don't think so. she does not even look presidential to me. she certainly does not. this executive amnesty would bypass congress to print millions of work permits and benefit cards to those ineligible to receive them. hillary clinton's legislative plan is to give illegal immigrants access to obamacare, social security, medicare, and u.s. welfare. i can see one man who does not like that very much. that will not happen here. her plan will functionally and -- endenforcement
enforcement of the silver state rules. another open borders decree. she will close down detention centers for border crossers, meaning she will have an open southern border that will bring nothing but crime and destruction. this is not to mention she wants a 550% increase in syrian refugees flowing into our country. [crowd booing] mr. trump: and she cannot even say the words radical islamic terrorism. and she supports catch and release policies that are getting innocent americans killed and let me tell you, we that so quickly. if i get the support -- i need the support -- will i have the support? you are not a big one for sanctuary cities, i know that. [applause] mr. trump: i have met with many of these grieving families, including a family that is truly incredible. the family of sarah ruth, an "a" student, straight a student.
a young beautiful woman who was killed by an illegal immigrant released from the border by obama and the obama administration with horrible policy. then released again after the killing. i have been so inspired by the courage and bravery of the root family and -- ruth family and so many families. and i have that family with us today. and i would like them to step up and say hello. these are incredible people. [applause] mr. trump: that is fine. let them stay. [applause] [cheering]
>> 30 weeks ago today we were watching our daughter walk across the stage getting her bachelors in criminal investigation, not to know that 15 hours later she would be killed by an illegal alien. they arrested him. the judge set a bond of $50,000 a week after my daughter was killed, he is running free. everything we do all the fight , we are doing is to save the next person from having to go through what we are going through. [applause] sara's life cannot be just another life that was lost because of the obama administration. like mr. trump said, they let us down. they had him, they let him go, they had him again, they let him go. and i want to thank him so much for all his hard work, everybody
that has helped us, tried to keep the story out there, try to prevent this tragedy from happening to another person. if hillary gets in, it will continue to happen to everybody. trump. go trump. [applause] [applause] [chanting trump] i will see you back here, thank you. family, andedible his heavens so much. thousands of thousands of people the crime is unbelievable. ,and we are going to stop it, we are going to stop the crime. there is a reason we just got endorsed by 16,500 border patrol agents. they know the system better than anybody. it is easier for them to just relax, but they want to endorse,
they want to see a strong border. we need a strong border if we are going to remain a country. i just want to thank them in particular. thank you. hillary's plan is very dangerous . divisive, it is radical, it is reckless. it's wrecking the innocent lives of so many people. and we will have an unprecedented crisis allowing people to come in. you are going to have a crisis like you have never seen in this country. not am elected, we are going to have a crisis, we are going to have a strong great , country again. so the choice hopefully will be clear to the people of iowa and throughout the country. a vote for trump is a vote to have a nation of laws, a vote for clinton is a vote to have dangerous open borders where anybody can just walk in and do whatever they want.
on every issue, our campaign is about making life better for working people. but we can't accomplish that goal unless we break up special interest monopoly and give the power back to all of the people. and power back to all of the that is what we are going to do. thatpeople have said establishment media assault on mediae establishment assault on me has been the greatest that they have ever seen in the political history. i feel that i feel it. , i know it. even today, some major papers failed to mention how strong our poll numbers have become over the last two weeks. and we are doing very well in iowa. we happen to be leading, by the way. [applause] donald trump: but they refuse to print it. they will suffer it, they have no choice eventually.
they cannot put it down, we are doing great. there is a two-party system. the media is totally dishonest. rigged system trying to deny people the positive changes they are looking for and they deserve. they take phrases and statements, chop them up out of context, and discuss them for days and days and days, always trying to demean and belittle, tot whatever they can do demean and belittle. our incredible movement, because we have a movement, this is one of the great movements, maybe the greatest they have ever seen in the history of our country. many people have said that. we are going to take our country back from the death spiral that it's currently in. imagine if this much media attention was spent telling the truth about the real problems facing our country. imagine if the media spent as much time telling the story of
sarah ruth, one of the great young people. one of the truly great, outstanding young people. all of the ugly things being said by hillary clinton and our opponents -- and you know what they say about me, and boy, is that untrue. they are spending hundreds of millions of dollars on ads that are false ads, phony ads. and most people know it, or we would not be doing so well. she is funded by the big banks and wall street donors. and nothing more than a desperate attempt by failed leader. that is all she is. she lost badly to barack obama when she won. -- when she ran. i think she will lose badly to donald trump. [applause] donald trump: believe me. she is clinging in order to keep that rigged system going. there is nothing they won't say or do, no lie they won't tell,
no amount of money they won't spend to try and bully voters into giving them what they want. they lie like i've never seen anything before. the commercials are phony commercials they are disgusting. , and even people on her side are saying that is going to far. very interesting. this november, the american people are going to reject the cynicism of the past and embrace the optimism of the future. we have a great future. [applause] donald trump: the old attacks are not going to work anymore. the clinton-kaine fear mongering is not going to resonate with anyone but the far left factions of their base, and it has gotten far left. i want to empower the people. hillary clinton wants to scare the people. empowering people begins with three simple words.
and you know what those words are. our economy is going to soar. we are going to make our country so strong and so powerful, and we need the power. because other people are not going to want to mess with the united states of america. remember that. [applause] donald trump: wages will rise, we will make new friends abroad, and we will achieve what we have -- like we have not achieved before. we will achieve a lasting peace through strength. we will be a country of laws and a country of great, great success. our cities will be safe, sound, and secure. our gone is -- government will be honest ethical and , responsive. rule by special interests will be over. over. over. [applause] donald trump: the rule of the american people will begin. so let's get out on vote on
november 8 and create the future our children deserve together. we will make america strong again. together, we will make america wealthy again. which we have to do. together, we will make america united again. we will make america safe again. we will make america great again, greater than ever before. thank you thank you very much. , thank you, joni ernst. ♪ [rolling stones, you can't always get what