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tv   Campaign 2020 Rep. Seth Moulton Ends Campaign  CSPAN  August 24, 2019 12:42am-12:53am EDT

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saturday, august 31 at 10:00 a.m. eastern on book tv on c-span2. 2020, watchampaign our live coverage of the presidential candidates on the campaign trail, and make up your own mind. c-span's campaign 2020. your unfiltered view of politics. on friday, massachusetts representative became the latest candidate to drop out of the 2020 race. >> hello, dnc.
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showing this country that democrats are the party of making america strong overseas and safe here at home. we have been running to take back patriotism from the republican party, because we all know in this room to patriotism -- true preacher chisholm is not hugging the flag like donald trump likes to do, it is fighting for what the flag represents. [applause] forth the most ambitious call to national service in a generation asking all 33 million young americans to consider serving here at home , to tackle the biggest challenges of today like limit change. this campaign has even helped me
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face a few of my own fears. for the first time in my life, i talked publicly about dealing with post-traumatic stress from my for combat tours in iraq. -- four combat tours in iraq. about how i thought help for my stress. -- sought help for my stress. it has made me a better husband and father. i want to end the stigma around mental health. the same stigma that kept me silence for so long and every presidential candidate before me from talking about mental health struggles themselves. that is what this campaign has been about. the courage to be honest about the challenges that we face. and i am so proud of what we have done. this, to want to use opportunity with all of you here to announce i am ending my campaign for president.
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this campaign is not ending the way i had hoped. knowingving this race that we raise issues that are vitally important to the american people and our future. i could not have done any of this without my amazing wife and daughter behind me. i could not have done it without my extraordinary team who worked incredibly hard for a longshot candidate because they believed in me, in our mission like they believe in our country. i definitely could not have done it without everyone who supported me and came up to events and donated and volunteered for this campaign all across the country. each of you reminds me everywhere and every day of what truly makes america great. from the bottom of my heart, thank you. [applause]
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this is the: well end of my campaign, it is not the end of my effort. will be running for congress in the district of massachusetts, and i can't wait to get back at it. myill be relaunching organization, which helps take byk the house's less cycle electing democrats in tough districts across america. to work with all of you to keep the house, to flip the senate is --n back steakhouse statehouses around the country next november. those are just as important as the presidential election. and most of all, i will be campaigning my ass off for whoever wins the nomination for
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2020. [applause] donald trump is going to be harder to beat than most people think, but we can, because our countries and our future depends on it. as a party, we need to spend these next months doing everything we can determining who the strongest nominee will be and we cannot be distracted by the latest outrage on twitter and the reality show politics of the day. we need to stay grounded and what it is going to take to win the trust of voters, democrats, independents, even disaffected republicans, and bring the country together. because you can be a democrat or a republican or independent, but as an american, you know we are better than this. we are going to prove it at the
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ballot box in 2020. before i go, i want to say one more thing. my mentoring -- mentor in college once said, hope is the stuff that gets us through and beyond when the worst that can happen happens. and often times, in these past couple of years, even the past couple of weeks, it felt like the worst that could happen in america has happened. but when i travel the country over the last several months, i found hope. ifound hope in the veterans met who are working to end the stigma around mental health by sharing their stories for the very first time. i found hope in the kids who are walking out of school demanding progress on climate change and guns. i found hope in the teachers and the reporters striking for basic pay. i found hope in the women marching for basic respect. i found hope in the amazin
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talented group of leaders we have running for president. and i found hope here in this room, and in rooms like it across america, where democrats are banding together through our shared values to beat donald trump and all the republicans who do his bidding, and to fight for who we are. women isay the men and served with in iraq, with other best and the worst -- we saw the best in the worst circumstances. despite the failures in washington, we were fighting for each other. we had each other's backs. and you know, i have seen the same thing on this campaign. we believe in our values so much that we are willing to fight for them. and people like that are doing it across america. have seen americans from all backgrounds and races and religions standing up and fighting for our values because
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they believe in our country even when it let them down. especially when it let them down. because that is when the country needs us most. --have a lot of fork to do work to do and some tough months ahead of us, but we can do this. we wake up tomorrow in the america that we make, and i am so proud to be making it better with all of you. thank you very much. [applause] ♪ announcer: 2020 democratic presidential candidate amy klobuchar attends a house party in nashua new hampshire, watch live coverage sunday at 1:30
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p.m. eastern on c-span, online on, or life on the free c-span radio app. announcer: sunday night on q&a, theoretical physicist, the y," talks "humanit about our destiny beyond earth and achieving digital immortality. >> digital immortality takes everything they know about you on the internet. it is your footprint, your credit card record, the movies you see. the winds elected by, the -- buy, and itke to creates a profile that lasts forever. when you go to the library of the future, you will not take out a book about someone, you will -- about winston churchill, you will talk to winston churchill. announcer: president trump will
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be overseas this weekend for the g-7 summit in france. before departing the white house, the president spoke to reporters about the ongoing trade dispute with china and the actions of federal reserve chair jerome powell. pres. trump: we are going to france. where going to have a good few days. ,t will be very productive seeing the leaders were friends of mine for the most part. wouldn't say it in 100 percent of the cases. i think we are doing very well. our economy is doing great. we are having a little spat with china. we will win it. we put a lot of tariffs on china today. they put some on us. we put a lot on them. we are up to $550 billion.


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