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stuart: as we leave you, the dow industrial average has recovered nicely. well above 17,000. up another 50 points. why are is that? because the price of oil is above 37 bucks a barrel. my time's up. neil, it's yours. neil: all right, stuart, thank you very much. well, the candidates are busy. let's take a look at what's going on in concord, north carolina. as donald trump gets ready for a huge rally there, north carolina is one of those winner take all states. that's the second biggest hall that date. second only to florida. so it makes you think not only does donald trump want to run the table. but if there is any problem in florida, he can counter that with a respectable winner take all showing in north carolina. hard to say this much is not gearing up for what will be a busy day of primaries tomorrow, ahead of that -- take them all on the 15th. connell mcshane to the delegate math. hey, connell. >> yes. starting off with the
math lesson always the best bet. but this is what it's all about. and we bring you to the republican scoreboard and look at the democrats. it's really not a huge lead to use donald trump's own language. he is at 384 delegates if you look at it. ted cruz is at 300 delegates. and after that you have rubio and kasich. there it is. and kasich is only 37. basically trump is 30% of the way there. a little bit more than that. that said, the math gets difficult for senator cruz as you'll talk about in a second. there's load hillary clinton the super delegates that they use on the democratic side, 500 fewer than sanders. let's get back to the race, look at some of the math and we'll bring under which a math of our fine country here. and on the 8th, which is tomorrow, have you do three states. we'll highlight michigan for a moment because that's the one that a lot of people seem to be talking about. now, in terms of delegates at stake, you have your 59 in the republican side of the state of michigan. donald trump is a favorite in
this state. does kasich come on and beat him? one poll showing he's doing fairly well but the average of the polls and most of the polls indeed is showing that donald trump is doing well in the state of michigan. now, if we go to the 15th, that obviously is the other big day that's there. and the big states and neil mentioned north carolina where donald trump is today. the other on two that get all of the attention are florida and ohio. now, between now and the 15th, there are 554 republican delegates at stake. just keep that number in the back of your head as we look at the state of florida. you probably know because you've heard it so much by now that 999 delegates are at stake. trump is up may 18 points in the average of polls of clear politics. and i know rubio wants to do well there, but this has been a difficult -- it's been a difficult state, certainly with everybody else with the exception of donald trump. now, in ohio, there's where maybe john kasich in his home state he needs a win. 66 delegates at stake. it's winner take all. so kasich, again, in the polls
the data that we have in ohio is more mixed than it is certainly in florida where you do have kasich leading in polls and trump in others. let me come back to 554 and tell you the reason i mention that between now and the sad. of those delegates, only 37 of the 554 are coming from caucus states. so that's why the math is difficult for cruz. only done well so far in terms of beating trump head-to-head in caucus states. let's wrap it up this way, neil, there are two maybe three ways to get to the magic number to beat donald trump in the nomination. one would be head-to-head, ted cruz has the best shot of course but maybe rubio and kasich have to drop out for that to happen. the second way is to stop him from getting 1237 and then a win in florida or ohio becomes very important for someone not named trump and then the third way, neil, that's being talked about now is to beat him even if he gets to 12. that would change in a republican convention rules, which would make an already
chaotic primary season. neil: yeah, marco rubio won yesterday, which blame his success there on saturday and that could be the win that is going in -- he's already argued with the hispanic community which he says isn't appropriately measured in these polls. >> right. he has a lot of ground to make up. got him to 151 delegates overall but 384 to trump, only gets 99 in a winner take allstate like florida but if he's 19, 20, depending how far behind in the polls for trump. neil: a long way to go. thank you, my friend. now to blake burman who has been looking at how important michigan is for another candidate in this race. john kasich because as connell pointed out. there was that outlier poll that seemed to show san josé kasich turned that around and then other polls since donald trump pick up. too early to tell but this much we know. it's going to be very, very crucial tomorrow.
blake burman, when you've? >> hi, there, neil, yeah, john kasich is the last one standing here on the republican side here in michigan. making three stops today. the last much which here at gross point, basically a suburb detroit and the others are around detroit area as well, 20 and 30 minutes south of the. and strikes a little bit ironic that a governor from ohio is trying to rely here on the state of michigan. but that is indeed what john kasich is doing here. hoping to pull out a victory in michigan or at least close the gap on donald trump tomorrow. you mention polls. there was one out just about 30, 40 minutes ago. comes from mo university and trump getting 36% of support from michigan, and cruz and kasich in the 20s, marco rubio not meeting that threshold of 15 pest. however, i would also point out that if you dig deeper into those numbers, on thursday and any, this poll
was taken over four days. on thursday and friday, trump was at 39% and kasich at 17. if you take saturday and sunday, it is trump at 32 on those days and kasich at 26. so that begs the question will he be able to close the gap if that trend continues at some point by tomorrow or is just the lead for trump at this point too going bigg getting to the finish line? we'll see here in michigan tomorrow. yesterday there was a rather large endorsement for john kasich. came from one arnold schwarzenegger if you missed that over the weekend. schwarzenegger here on ye why he supports kasich. >> when he went to washington, he kicked some serious butt. he was an action hero when he went to washington. john kasich to now take charge and be at the white house. and this is why i endorse john kasich, our great governor.
[cheers and applause] to be our republican nominee and to be the next president of the united states of america. >> a town hall style event here in gross point is expected to get away in about an hour or so, neil. not expecting schwarzenegger here. stuart: isn't that a slap in the face to donald trump? he's the new apprentice host; right? >> yeah. you get the -- you've got that -- and trump has mentioned that at his rallies. i'm not sure that schwarzenegger will do as well as me but he says he wishes him luck. we'll see if that changes. stuart: i cannot wait for that first episode. you're fired. something like that. blake, thank you very, very much. all right. you always hear us talk about a brokered convention. republicans get to cleveland. what that essentially means is that the time they get there, they don't have someone, anyone who has the 1237 delegates to be nominated the president of the united
states. it has happened before but what makes the brokered thing come up a lot is right now there are so many other candidates who could still be in the race. normally the others have seated or all but given up the contest and they're nowhere near the front-runner. so this could be a very interesting cleveland drama when it comes to the convention. mark joins us, jackie, jakey. in your mind what is that likelihood? >> we'll know on the 15th. and i have to put on my nerd hat. it's actually a contested convention because there's no brokers, there's no back room. neil: very good point. >> so, you know. i want to point that out. neil: i just wanted the sensationalize it. if you could work with me, i'll appreciate it. but we'll go over notes before show next time. no. no. no. go ahead. >> so i think we'll know on the 15th. and if donald trump is able to shut out marco rubio in florida, john kasich in ohio, we're looking at him really kind of running the table and being able to get to that magic number before anyone else. but if he's not able, you have
kasich won ohio, marco rubio, or someone else win florida, then we could see several candidates going into that convention time with -- in june with, you know, a bunch of different numbers of delegates. neil: yeah, it would have to be a prohibited type of situation. mark, in other contests that we've had even mitt romney four years ago with close to the delegates needed for the nomination but the closest guy to him rick santorum was miles behind. in this case those who want to topple donald trump there are enough of them certainly ted cruz hopes to be a threat help you. how realistic is that? >> it's not tremendously realistic. it's possible, neil. and here's why. the romney plan that, you know, really requires these four candidates to stay in the race. but more importantly, the romney plan to try to get this to an open convention requires the candidates to put their self interest aside. and that's not how this works. can you imagine ted cruz
laying down his sword in florida next week? it's just not going to happen. ted cruz wants to defeat rubio on his own turf so he can take him out. and i have a feeling that's going to happen. i think john kasich will probably win ohio. he should. but don't forget. on that same day, you've got 69 delegates up in illinois, which is a huge winner take all contest. and 52 delegates in missouri. those are huge races. trump is leading by quite a bit in illinois. so those are big, big pieces of the puzzle. so i think what you're talking about is that gap. right now it's 85-delegate gap between trump and cruz. i think it will broaden between next week. but, look, after that there are 867 total winner take all delegates from here on. and that's really the strategy that i would play is going after those winner take all races. there are a lot. but, you know, this is going to be a long, drawn-out contest between now and june 7th. neil: jackie, what do you
think the fallout has been for mitt romney? many people interpreted what he's doing is trying to steal the nomination from donald trump. he stressed with me that if donald trump is short of the 1237, no one's feeling anything from him. but that if he did have the 1237 delegates, he would be elected on a first ballot and that would be it. but it has been deemed sort of the establishment trying to torpedo donald trump. even though the establishment is fairly divided on this. don't even like ted cruz. so what's your thoughts on this? >> it did proplex me a little bit why mitt romney decided to make a sort of nothing bolts argument in how -- he was talking strategy on the convention floor rather than the fact that voters right now are behind trump, and it looks like the establishment is trying to take away the -- you know, the vote on the voters on the convention floor. that doesn't help the establishment. and b cleveland doesn't need to be set on fire again.
and that -- neil: is it setting on fire? if a guy is -- close but he isn't there yet to say all right. we have a first ballot. we see how it goes. he doesn't get the 1237. i don't know how we left to the position of someone trying to steal anything from anyone. if the pop will doesn't show that anyone got it on the first ballot. >> that sounds reasonable, but it depends on the rules at the time. neil: right. >> keep in mind there's a rules meeting committee in april. and the gop party bosses could really shift the rules before cleveland. neil: well, if they shift the rules to say 1237 doesn't do it, that's new. but nothing i've heard from them indicates that. >> or how the second ballot works. that's just it. what voters are going to be looking for is how much of a fix is in on that second ballot. neil: yeah, but second ballot is open. you can vote anyway you want. >> it's open. but the will of the people -- will it go largely against the will of the people?
if trump has 1,200 votes. look, the romney plan is based on romney's own personal self interest. he was the first candidate taken out by donald trump a year ago. and believe me. he's the guy who wants to see donald trump fail, and he wants to see himself or paul ryan picked up on the second ballot. it's how much does the party bosses -- neil: well, that is your opinion. it might be a well reasoned one, but it is. >> it's well reasoned too. neil: if it goes to a second ballot, all bets are off; right? >> yeah. it does. and if the party changes the rules in april, and it looks like they're going against the will of the people. neil: that would be fatal. >> they're going to have a revolt on their hands. neil: i agree with you. do something funky before you get there. we know what's required. 1237. get a vote on that but leaping ahead of that would be very, very dangerous. we're all on the same page. i think we've solved this problem. >> we did. neil: and america, you're welcome. when we come back -- i want to put this in perspective. i think connell briefly here.
look at the break down of the delegates thus far if we can. this is between the top two right now. donald trump 384 and cruz 300, rubio with 181. and i'm thinking to myself it takes 1237 to be the republican nominee. so then i pursue with myself he's about a quarter of the way there. a quarter of the way there. maybe a little bit more than a quarter. which means three-quarters of the way not there. which means we're getting ahead of ourself. which means this is crazy. everyone calm down. we will after this
to get to cleveland. no one is going to get to cleveland enough delegates. i don't think anyone will have the delegates going to the cleveland so we could have a brokered convention, but i could be wrong. i seriously doubt i'm wrong, but i could be wrong. neil: i am not wrong. i am so sure of this. i've done the math and trust me. i took off my socks and used my toes too. someone is not going to have the 1237 delegates. now, if by some chance someone does, all of this digital tape disappears. here a former romney jeb bush donor. david, my point was and remains that it is an uphill climb statistically for even donald trump to deal with it at this stage. just my opinion. but especially if others stay in the race and even if it's just down to ted cruz and the race. your thoughts. >> i agree. if you look at the math, it's -- trump doesn't look like at this point he is going to have the delegates to make it. i think mitt romney's speech last week -- the benefit of
that was to take people take a second look. but it might put a cap on it. and i think that seems to be varying out right now. and my view is that i put country first in this situation. not party first. and you've seen the military leaders, national security experts, and others come out and say the trump nomination is frightening because it doesn't put country first. and that's my view on that. neil: but you know the grief he has gotten for that. that is mitt romney -- he probably of an knew that. you know him well, and i've covered him over the years. and peoplerch very well that he would get the endorsement, coveted that endorsement a few years ago, didn't seem to have any problems with the donald traits but he does now. he said it would have been remissive but it's like the establishment trying to steal this one from donald trump. what do you think of that. >> sure. well, first of all, the trump we saw four years
ago is very different from the trump we're seeing today. the kind of comments and things he's doing, the vulgar comments, we didn't see that before. at least not on this kind of level and not when you're running for president. so the demeaning of the office is a whole different scale here. and then, you know, we've had these contested and or brokered conventions before. and 48, d 48 dewey, 52 stevenson and then of course the reagan and '76 that was the first ballot. neil: but that you know all of those cases for the parties involved, their candidate was defeated. now -- >> that's true. neil: we can go back obviously to garfield, the beneficiary of the divided convention, goes on to win. we can obviously go back to 1860 divided convention abraham lincoln goes on to win. so what i'm saying is it's not the end of the world; right? >> it's not and everyone talking about the republican side. you might have it on the democratic side. this immunity situation i
think is fairly serious for hillary clinton. i would be nervous if i was in that camp right now. and everybody is worried about the republican side because of trump. neil: that's right. that's a wild card we're not familiar with yet. but mitt romney tried to explain again and again to me that he is not trying to tamper nor is anyone like him trying to tamper with the number of delegates that donald trump already has or will get. and if he gets to north of 1237 or better, that's it. he's the nominee. he just said he would not support him. but in saying that, is he sending a message to the world divided republican party? why don't you just hand this to the democrats? >> i don't think so. and, again, the -- we do have a situation here where -- whoever their nominee is going to be, their side is going to be pretty weak too. we've seen the polling on the trust factor with hillary clinton and the like. so i think this is -- there's so much that's going to happen between now ask either one of these conventions that's
almost -- it's impossible to predict. and what is fascinating is we're -- what trump has done in a positive way is more americans are paying attention to this election than we've ever seen before at this stage. i was on airplanes this weekend and everybody everywhere this is all they're talking about. neil: you're right about that. >> and in the end that's actually very good for democracy. neil: but they say that's donald trump and if you tick off he or his people, there's going to be hell to pay. >> maybe. or maybe they'll see something that they think is better. but right now, the anger part is real, and it's -- it should be real. there are people out there that have not had the chance to get ahead. and if you look at somebody like a paul ryan or somebody that's been his whole focus is how do you empower people more and work on those kind of issues? and paul will be running the convention, which is interesting. but i think the american people will see a lot of other choices. and we'll see how it plays out. but i wouldn't -- i don't know if we can look back at some of these other contested or
brokered conventions and count on these to say we won't win because i think the other nominee is going to be so weak as well. neil: yeah, there's no way gauging. it actually splits 50/50 if you think about it the number of times we've had them. but, again, i stand by my dicey math. it's good to know that someone much smarter has the math that says the same thing. very good having you. appreciate it. >> thank you. neil: i i told you the president -- no, i didn't tell you. i told you this weekend i think. that the president would be meeting with financial regulators. they do this now since the passing of dodd-frank, among those of the meeting at the white house of janet yellen at the federal reserve and the security exchange commission. there are others. but essentially the president is saying congress will feel the wrath of voters worried about wall street if they don't do something to continue to protect consumers who might feel they're getting gouged. in other words, they want to tinker with dodd-frank. but of course bernie frank said forget about tinging with
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we had plenty regulation back then. they just would not enforce. now, they are in overdrive. i do not even know what to tell you. wall street is a darn good shape. i think overall, it does a dam good job. neil: the administration wants to finalize the rule in new requirements on financial advisors giving advice. i thought that that was already in place. do they feel that the financial advisors are not doing enough? is this a matter of so sharpening this that it will cause hackles on wall street? >> they are just trying to change the wording. making people more accountable. i am in the industry. state regulators to national regulators. they are doing their job.
i do not know where they are going to go with this. they have already destroyed the coal industry. financial industry next. neil: president obama is that that meeting right now. he did just bring up nancy reagan. this is from a few minutes ago. >> i had the opportunity to meet ms. reagan once. obviously, she was already advanced in age, but could not have been more gracious or charming to myself. i think it has been well documented, the extraordinary love that she had for her husband and the extraordinary comfort and strength that she provided him during really hard times. somebody who has been lucky
enough to have had an extraordinary partner in my life as well. i know how much achievement, to the country as a whole. neil: all right, the president remembering nancy reagan as the nation stops you remember the first lady that passed away first lady that passed away yesterday. ninety-four. more after this. ninety-four. ♪ forming a clot that can break free, and travel upstream to the brain where it can block blood flow and cause a stroke. but if you have afib that's not caused by a heart valve problem, pradaxa can help stop clots from forming. pradaxa was even proven superior to warfarin at reducing the risk of stroke, in a clinical trial -
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neil: who said that? who said that? we have been going around. it has been amazing. we won new hampshire. south carolina. monitoring donald trump in north carolina. not all of them. between florida and illinois. do not forget iowa. you've got to hundred 67 delegates at stake on that day. north carolina is the second biggest of the date. 7240 ohio. do or die for john kasich. it is important where he is that
he did when south carolina. charlie gasparino. he feels he is on a roll. he will get to 1237. >> the consensus among established republicans, i will tell you who my sources are. i guess that that is anything but drop. they have multiple ways. they have a very good case to make at the convention. >> look at this camp. it is not as if he is running away. >> that is one state. you know, we have winner take all stuff coming. that can pump that pretty high if he wins those. it is even worse on the like doral. on the popular vote. >> are they worried that mitt
romney, what they may have hinted that was they would steal that. romney was very clear to me. he said he is the nominee, i will not support him. >> 1237. he can make the case that he does not have the popular vote. primary and, given no, we can do this on another pallet. it will be a great story. all sorts of potential things going on. does he have a path to victory going on? it is possible. people are talking about it. does rubio offer himself as a vice president? it will be very interesting. to let you know that of the ticket. what happens if this does not get assigned to the third ballet? i am not talking romney.
one of the existing candidates. it is possible. this could be the story of a lifetime. neil: where do donald trump's loyalists go? here is the big calculus. if we elect donald trump -- personally, i like donald. i think that he has said some crazy stuff. i will tell you fax now. they will say if donald becomes the president, the nominee, there is so much negative things on him. they will go through everything. they never really went after him that hard. now, they are and it is starting to stick. he could get so few votes. he could lose 6042 hillary. he takes down the rest of the ticket.
he hurts the chance. >> number showing up for republicans. he is the big reason for that. are your folks saying that? >> the passion for him goes away. the passion for others goes away. he gets a lot of democrats. who knows how that handout in a general election. they are worried about just taking down the entire ticket because he is so volatile in his views. we do not know where he stands. one day he wants to build a wall. you know what i am saying. >> and his taxes. a lot of variables out there. we are getting a little bit more from regulators. conflict going on with the president. he does not believe that the law is too lax. dood-frank is too lax.
neil: you think of the north koreans. again and again and again. no country faces more sanctions in the north koreans. continuing to receive a nuclear program that with a satellite in space, getting ready to get nuclear weapons that could be released on a moments notice. former reagan national security adviser. we have to accept everything
with a big grain of salt. they are doing some scary stuff. that is despite all of our threats. despite all of our actions. they are proceeding pretty rapidly. what do you make of that? >> they are. they have a three stage rocket now. can put a payload into orbit. they could also day liver a warhead. to a target here in the united states. and elsewhere throughout asia. yes, they are making progress. they are being lead by an erratic unpredictable, unstable leader right now. yes, this is getting more and more serious. we have the capability both in the region and between our country and bears to be able to cope with the kind of threats
that he is making. still, this is serious. we should be doing a lot more than we are to cope with not only the nuclear bomb and missile, but also less than that, they could do enormous damage. things like an electric magnetic pulls. very serious. they need to pay much more attention to this escalation on capability in north korea. >> donald trump, the front running candidate for the nomination did the north koreans would not try this. if they do, they would regret it. what do you think he means by that? how do you think they handle it? >> i do not think he knows what he means by that. there are ways that you can look seriously at how you deter.
cope with any kind of a radical behavior or launch of missiles. yet, you have to maintain the capability and the full-time 247360 presence of the right kind of system. we have that in place now. mr. trump would not know anything about that. neil: a little off course here, i want to pick your brain on what mitt romney was doing. this guy is a bad egg for us. we do not want him as our nominee. >> i think that that is a courageous thing for governor romney to do. he is right. in terms of the relationship with countries that are important to us. european allies or countries that deliver oil. mr. trump has not even been to most of these places.
does not know how to develop a relationship with anyone that is based on more than just lost her. policy for trade. defense. national security. these are very far domains to mister trump. >> thank you very much. always good to have you. the passing of ronald reagan's. waiting a little bit before some of the bad things came out. not waiting a nano second. this is up from the third aircraft of an obituary. on the front page of the washington post. first lady from 1981-1989. mrs. reagan had a knack for providing controversy. requesting that the white house abide when planning the president schedule. that was the good part.
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i think that that is the way it should be. they leave the times. they were very much powerful and influential figures. we should cut them some slack. a former reagan economic advisor. i just thought it was in very, very poor taste. what do you think? >> i agree. the house of economic advisers. excessive attacks on ronald reagan. they said that he was senile. what they are trying to do. even though she was wonderful in so many ways. she had the campaign against the drugs.
struggling from 13% to 6% over 10 years. 13%. they did many, many good things. i can say, just say no. they know what i mean. >> looking back at her life. there is no mistaking. she did, and you know, fire the chief of staff. she did help get rid of the secretary of state. very instrumental of being the bad news to liver. a he was not in him to be that way. many first ladies, if we ever get to see bill clinton as the first man, guarding their
spouses reputation and image. what makes that any different than any other first lady? >> that is very true, neil. it was a great shock for her at first. almost died. i think that that made her more protective in those years ahead. >> she would have a way of seeing some of them around and warning, hey, money, you have some snakes in your mid- here. wanting to get rid of, we are told. that counsel is always valued. jackie kennedy was the same way with her husband. where you stand on white house
china, same thing under her first ladyship, if you will. fair is fair. >> what one wants the legacy to be. they do not want the reagan legacy to be banished. this is another way of doing this. especially at this time now. we are about to choose what occult candidates. >> very, very well. advising how you go about this. i will say this. there is a moratorium. i am not saying that none of this stuff should come out, discussed as we go to the days and weeks ahead. we did not do it for jackie kennedy, at all. why are we doing it now for nancy reagan? we will have more after this. ♪
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neil: we are moments away from a big press conference in denver, colorado. quarterback of the denver broncos calling it quits. talking about the team and the nfl and where it goes from here. i have my buddy connell mcshane here to sort of take it apart. >> it is really kind of a weird ending for peyton manning. a first-time hall of famer. the first two lead to nfl championships. they are quite remarkable. at a time in which this last. talking about legacy. hanging over his legacy. this turned into litigation. they litigate a female trainer.
this ad about alleged hgh use which has never been proven. all the stories. >> well, yes. what do you mean? >> advising it. neil: it is always good to see you. you did not hear it from the. [laughter] >> you are on television. neil: anything he had. >> it is, leaving at 32 years old, i'd go there has to be something else here. if you watch the super bowl, i think most people will tell you, it is done, it is finished, it is through. >> a foregone conclusion. >> the broncos would not bring him back.
other teams may have had some interest. you watch the super bowl and you find out you cannot complete a pass over 12-or 10 yards. [laughter] do not tell me you did not have a super bowl party. neil: the history channel was showing a long extended series. >> i think that we won that. these guys know so much more about this subject. nothing but class. work ethic. neil: where does he go now? that is an interesting question. i have many. >> that has never been peyton manning school. hey, this guy may want to take on john elway where he goes in and works in the front office. he would go to another. now he has tennessee titans as a possibility.
he had a good relationship with him. this is the guy that made more money on the field. $250 million. 33 million last year. >> turning them into a football equivalent of michael jordan. neil: who is out there in that stratosphere. you know, superhero. >> well, that is interesting. derek jeter coming to mind. taking these last six months of controversy. [laughter] >> that was my question. >> right. right. tom brady, for example. >> absolutely. ♪
>> good morning. welcome to, everyone. especially peyton's family. friends. members of our coaching staff. support staff, welcome. this is a historic day for the denver broncos in the national football league. it is also a day of reflection and celebration. we recognize everything that he did manning has meant to our organization. we were fortunate enough to witness the impact for a small part. his magnificent 18 year nfl career. what a special memorable and remarkable time in our history that has been. in this very room four years ago, our owner introduced peyton
after john elway had signed him as a free agent from the colts. pat talked about how fortunate his organization was to now have two hall of fame quarterbacks. that said, at the time, our goal has always been to win super bowls. pay to peyton gave us a chance to win another super bowl championship. he could not have been more right about that. >> i had the chance to meet him. on the whiteboard, the time was a rendering of what was our field house. peyton, who likes to ask a lot of questions, as we all know, said, when will that be ready? neil: just wanted to pick this apart. of course, connell mcshane. they do seem on the surface,
impressive. he has made 15 of 18. he has reached the passing mark in 14 seasons. there are 14 big aspects like that. >> that is a lot. five mvps on top of that. two separate teams on top of that. it would have kept us from television. he has always been with the teamwork attitude. i think he will be known for his work ethic rather than his completions. just loving the game. >> always winning the big game. squaring off. the last few years, the last few times they played in the playoffs. that will be in eternal debate.
joe montana, a tom brady. >> this guy would as well. >> the greatest of all time. >> we are about to find out. >> we will see john elway speaking in a few minutes or a few seconds. elway win out pretty much the same way. he went out on top. this was a strange year for peyton manning. one of the best defenses ever played in the career. leading the team for a while. the super bowl championship. largely a terrific events backing him up. john elway went down on top. >> he gives up a lot of money by not coming back. reaching on and figuring what
will work against the catch space. how many times he mentioned sponsors. it is time for me to go get a budweiser. papa john's afterwards. this guy has made a hundred million and endorsements. >> major deals with iraq tv. he was the face of the nfl. hey, did you see the commercial that they turned down. >> asking you to leave the game. look at the commercials that favre is making. all of this controversy, i want to see what he is talking about. it is a press conference. you will get some questions.
>> just throwing them out of the room. >> they will get the questions about the ongoing investigation. does the fbi joined in. law-enforcement joins in. they get answers. the same situation with very bonds. the same situation there. total garbage. >> was listen to john elway right now. >> welcome everybody. sorry about my voice. it is amazing how many times i have been sick since that super bowl. the last month has been up and down healthwise. it was kind of worth it. i would like to say, you know, i was talking to peyton earlier this morning. there is not a guy in the nfl that can walk away.
possibly done at the quarterback position. that is an unbelievable accomplishment. we will hear about the numbers in the awards. all of those things are amazing. the thing that is the most amazing is the way he went about it and the work ethic. the way he worked about his film study, on the field and how much it meant to him. i know that this is a tough day for him. >> we are listening to this. that takes four minutes away from me. [laughter] >> by the way, to brian's point about sponsors. we will take a break here. [laughter] ♪
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delegates since 72. former romney. kde, what do you think of mitt romney coming out and saying i am not trying to stop donald trump from getting a nomination. it is his. i cannot support him if he does. he is trying to interfere with the popular will of the voters. what do you say? >> everyone has a right to their opinion. rejecting this particular candidate. i do not see why mitt romney is barred from having an opinion. a process that is still very, very early in the process. only one third of the delegates have been suggested. >> a lot of people see that happen. >> there is a difference.
a candidate does not become the nominee unless they have those delegates. they are very likely to be a contested convention. neil: interfering with this and going back. >> they do not think that he is a republican and he definitely is not a conservative. we had a big party. it was a big deal. that is when you become the nominee. donald trump does not get the habit just because he is leading in some polls. >> it is open season after that. he and his people, if he does not get it, just quit the party. >> i do not know. i think that there are a lot of people that will split the party if donald trump does get it.
neil: bringing far more in then i am losing. >> i do not know how he possibly quantifies that. there is no indication that in a general election he will be able to hold onto both the base and the voters. i do not think that the key to victory is to completely give up on all of our principles just to bring new voters then. rallying them with our base. hopefully win a general election. >> i will put you down as a maybe. definitely not a maybe on donald trump. you know, when you look at the overall delegate count, it is very, close. only 84 delegates so far. what is the math to winning this all?
>> he does not have a past, but i think he does. state after state. i think that he has some momentum now. i think that it was fairly important in this contest. seeing a lot of other things that people are saying. two words for them. hillary clinton. hillary clinton, it would be the nominee. that is just a fact. trump supporters or establishment people. dangling out there. if they do not get their way, they will do something that will guarantee a dagger through the heart of american conservatism. she will not get one, she will get three supreme court
nominations. take a deep breath and start remembering that the idea of this whole thing was that you do not always get your way. they supported john mccain or supported mitt romney. people need to swallow hard. >> they really hate each other. they've really do. calling you little marco, cruz comes back at you. it is hard to get over those, you know, those kinds of names. they all did say at the end of that debate, they will support the nominee. i do not believe them. >> i am beginning to wonder if i believe them or not. you are absolutely right. the rhetoric has been, quite frankly, disgusting. he engaged in a lot of that
early on. syncing to the same kind of rhetoric. >> there were people like bob dole and people that made it even bigger rack for us. more towards ted cruz then there was for donald trump. >> neil, i have to tell you, i would like to get advice from winning republican presidential candidates. the on position to advise us how to win the next one. i would ask people to remember to think about how they are going to reveal. they see the right to bear arms. they see a cabinet filled with socialists. finishing the job of barack obama. i think everybody has to put the
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there is always a spot open there four him. having the business part of it and the personnel. part of being on the football team every single day. he loves the limelight and he loves football. >> my very first nfl game, i completed my first pass. i threw a touchdown in that same game. inducted into the hall of fame this august. the quarterback for our opponent was, after my dad, my favorite player, hall of famer dan marino who won the first third down in the game.
later, i completed a pass to tight end down the middle. somebody hit me really hard. after i got up, i told myself i know i can play in this league. later in that struggling season, we played and lost to baltimore. the first time they had returned to baltimore since they had moved back in 1984. we did not exactly get a warm reception that day. i kept thinking i was only eight years old. get off my back. i had a chance to shake johnny unitas hands. he said, peyton, stay at it. i am pulling for you. i hope up there with his flat top and maybe his black hightops on. i hope that he knows that maybe
he is even a little proud of the. here is something about 18 years. eighteen is a good number. today, i retire from pro football. i want to thank the people of new orleans and south louisiana. new orleans is my hometown. they support their own team and they also support they are on. packing me from the start. almost 19 years ago to the day, i announce my decision to forgo the draft. it was one of the smartest decisions i have ever made. i cherished my time in knoxville. especially my senior year. i want all fans everywhere to know the unique role that you played in my life. thank you to the indianapolis colts organization and all of the fans across this country.
you cannot fathom how much i enjoyed my 14 years they are or the warmth that my family feels for you. i would be wrong not to mention jim or say, some great coaches and support staff. when i was drafted by the colts, indianapolis was a basketball and car racing down. it did not take long to convert the city and state into football evangelists. in the process, i set the rookie record for interceptions. a record that i still hold today. [laughter] every year i pull for a rookie quarterback to break that record. eli manning. kim newton. in the beginning of my time in
india, the team struggles were agonizing. my grandfather was called to ask if his favorite announcers would be broadcasting our name. only two and eight right now. broadcasting those kind of games. fast forward to my second year. we had gotten things going a little bit. emmitt smith, michael irvin and deion sanders. guess what. broadcasting the game. he said, i cannot believe it. he was you laid it. he was very proud. we beat the cowboys that week. we let them know that the colts had arrived. make no mistake about it. we wanted to do some phenomenal things. like winning at least 12 games seven years in a row. winning super bowl 41.
i was honored and proud to be part of it. there is a saying that goes treated man as he is and he will when i visited denver four years ago, if john elway sat me down, said, peyton, here is what we're going to do. we're going to win over 50 games, four straight division championships, lose only three division games in four years, none on the road. beat patriots in two championship games, win nfl comeback player of year, another mvp, your offense will set single season passing records, you will break a couple all-time records, and go to couple super bowls, i would have taken that deal. john, you did tell me that, didn't you? grateful is the word coming to my mind when i think of the denver broncos. i want to thank pat bowlen and his family, john ellis, john elway, john fox, gary cube
gary k.ubias and their staff, to my old denver teammates thanks to what you have done for this old quarterback. of course my gratitude to the bronco fans everywhere. over the years i had five nfl coaches that help he my with my, jim mora, john john fox, gary kubiak. i had the same represent for two decades. tom con den, represent me with class at every juncture and will always be a great fend friend. i want to thank a tremendous group of friends that den fitted from my side from tennessee, indy, incredible broncos super bowl win last month. you know who you are, and what you mean to me. an there is no way to measure or properly express what a family like mine can mean.
mom, dad, cooper, eli, extended family, you are the best. and ashley, your support is as potent a motivator as any man could have. ashley is my kids, marshall and mostly, have only been around couple years but they have changed my life forever a week before the super bowl our daughter mostly, asked me, daddy, is this the last game? yes, mostly, it is last game of the season. i sure do want you to win that trophy. i do too, mostly. and that is what we're going to try to do. then she asked, daddy, is this last game ever? and that is when i shook my head in amazement, i was thinking more than that, adam scheffer gotten to my five-year-old daughter. [laughter] when someone thoroughly exhausts an experience they can't help but revere it. i revere football. i love the game.
so you don't have to wonder if i will miss it. absolutely. absolutely i will. our children are small now but as they grow up we're going to teach them to enjoy the little things in life, because one day they will look back and discover that those really were the big things. so here are the seemingly little things that when i look into my rear view mirror have grown much bigger. i'm going to miss a steak dinner at st. elmo's in indianapolis after a win. my battles with players named lynch, lewis, thomas, bruschi, frencher, dawkins, aseau, harrison, woodson and reed. with coaches like fisher, ryan, belichick, kiffin, phillips, rivera, lebau, capers, lewis, the late jim johnson and so many more, i always felt like i was playing against that middle
linebacker or that safety or that defensive coach. i will miss figuring out blitzes with jeff saturday, reggie sitting on top of the bench next to me and perfecting a fake handoff to edgerrin james. i miss demarius thomas telling me loved me and thanking me for coming to denver for every touchdown i threw to him. miss putting in a play with tom moore that ends up on saturday on sunday and friday's miss picking out gam ballses with equipment guys. talking to the broadcast crews and miss recapping game with my dad and checking to see if the giants won and calling eli as we're both on our team buses. i missed that handshake with tom brady, and i'll miss the plane rides after a big win with 53 teammates standing in aisles, laughing and celebrating during the whole flight. i miss playing in in front of so many great fans, both at home and on the road.
and i'll even miss the patriot fans in foxboro. and they should miss me. because they sure did get a lot of wins off of me. and this is important. football fans everywhere need to know how much they meant to me over the years. fans, you were at the core of what makes this game remarkable, i have received more letters from you than i can count. fan letters touched me, made me think, laugh, and moved me to act. i learned a lot through my mistakes, losses and stumbles in football. i learned this game is mighty plat form that has given me a voice that can echo well beyond the game. football taught me not to be led by on strict shun and setbackses but be led by dreams. due to good genes i'm smart enough to know the lessons can enrich who i am and where i go from here. i'm totally convinced that the end of my football what rear is just beginning of something i haven't even discovered yet. life is not shrinking for me.
it is more offing into whole world of possibilities. pundits will speculate that my effort and drive over the past 18 years were about mastery and working to master every aspect of the nfl game. well don't believe them. because every moment, every drop of sweat, every blearied eyed night of preparation, every note i took and every frame of film i watched was about one thing, reference for this game. when i look back on nye nfl career i will know without a doubt i gave everything i had to help my teams walk away with a win. there were other players who were more talented, but there was no one who could outprepare me. and because of that, i have no regrets. there is a scripture reading, ii timothy 4:7, i have fought the good fight. i have finished the race, i have kept the faith. i have fought a good fight. i finished my football race, and
after 18 years it is time. god bless all of you and god bless football. [applause] neil: wow. try topping that. pate mon manning calling it -- peyton manning calling it quits after 18 years. how well-written, brian kilmeade? >> i don't think you ever have a better farewell speech. i don't think a president can say good-bye in self-deprecating way. not one moment praised himself but preparation and hard work. neil: i like patriots reference. >> so much emotion tied into that, think how many years he played. fairly long speech. a lot of credit to get through that. you could hear the emotion. dealing pre well. >> this last six months, story from al jazeera, i think that fades away. neil: is that ongoing investigation? >> it is but he is retired.
a beloved quarterback and one of the greatest players in the gain. neil: this won't be like a pete rose? >> other players are involved. how will you land a blow on somebody no longer in the limelight? lance armstrong got in trouble when he came back again. the he was done. there was rumors. when he came back, there go the investigation. he is saying good-bye. there is no controversy because there is nothing left in the tank but that speech was like his career. so well-prepared, so well-researched, so well constructed. unbelievable. neil: he obviously wants to still sell stuff, right? he has a great name. and this speech will go a long way to endearing himself with the american people. you always wonder shelf life of celebrity, endorsing pricks what do you think. >> there have been athletes made commercials after they retired. i think he is one of them. so well-known and i think if it wasn't for the two controversies we talked about at least hanging
over there there would be no question about that, that people stay around as long as he wants and sell as many products as he wants. to some extent it tarnish as little it about. we don't know exactly what happened, for example at university of tennessee years ago. we don't know all the facts around that yet. that will still be talked about. we'll figure it out eventually and also hgh allegations hanging over him. those two controversies are removed i think he can continue to be very effective pitchman. neil: peter, think about the movie, "concussion" and investigation how bad a problem is with nfl. probably a good way to end with my note? >> his last line, god bless football. that is the way. american pastime. that "concussion" movie didn't sell well at box office. they didn't go to the movies. they want to see heroes and gladiators. for all the skepticism and stuff we talk about investigatewise, this is the stuff that matters. >> might still get a few questions. you might be seeing questions about the h-fh but picture he
left in the right way. football never healthier from marketing standpoint, commercial standpoint, ratings are through the roof. even though you watched something on history channel. i find that surprising. neil: do that point, i would like to go to the q&a i have malaysian tin futures to get into. that will be enough out of you have. ♪
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. . . . neil: all right. now we're waiting as on this pre, pre-winner-take-all of battle of states tomorrow including michigan. we're looking at john kasich. he is campaigning hoping that some momentum he is seeing in late-ending polls in michigan will translate into winning numbers for him in ohio, winner take all state on the
15thth. we have julie roginsky and we have -- who ron, who is backing governor kasich. you heard the math from him, ron, he said if he doesn't win ohio he is out. but we not heard marco rubio say that about florida. what do you think of that? >> good afternoon, neil. i think certainly governor kasich has a tough road ahead of him. he will have to win ohio. will have to do very well in michigan tomorrow and we'll see what happens in mississippi but the thing i would stress here donald trump still doesn't have a lock on this thing yet. people think he does, 1237 delegates is still a long march for him. if kasich and rubio win their respective states, he would have to win 69% of the remaining elections upcoming. we have a lot of road ahead of us. neil: i said very beginning mathematically tough for anyone to pull it off. arguably, julie, if others drop off it does become favorable to
donald trump in that environment because divided field holds him back, what do you think? >> well, i look i think right now the rest of the field is playing for some weird hail mary delegate fight at the convention which really makes no sense to me. kasich is coming out today, he see as pathway for himself to the nomination. called being anointed at convention because delegates will somehow rise up against donald trump and anoint him. that to me, that doesn't sounds to me like very well thought-out plan. neil: if you think what he is saying, fails to get 1237 delegates, first ballot, all bets are off for second one. >> i agree. why would people support him if he is coming in fourth out of a field of four? rubio and he are tied for last place almost. rubio doing better. neil: you're right. mathematically now looks dicey but the feel something open season if you get to second ballot. >> that sounds like hail mary to me, my fingerprinted. we talk about peyton manning,
that is heal mary. neil: football reference. >> only one i know. neil: ron, what do you think of that? >> i knew julie slipped in a peyton reference. we had to. governor kasich strategy, i worked for him eight years. i support what he is trying to do. once you get to the convention floor, all bets are off. i think it is bad move for the party if we go in have contested convention. if you look at '64 and '68 and '72. republicans split back in '64 and we lost. democrats split and got two terms of richard nixon before he resigned. neil: parties have been split before. split with garfield. he got elected. split on first ballot in 1860, i covered that one. abraham lincoln. >> you were there. neil: i'm very old. that is point not always a death knell for your party? >> go ahead. >> you're going back to garfield and going back to lincoln? we might want to rethink how campaigns are run. neil: wasn't very good for
democrats in '68. >> no it wouldn't. neil: wasn't very good for republicans in '76. right about that ron. i guess what i'm saying if you had to handicap it today, julie you seem to think trump would take it as things stand now. >> trump or cruz. trump or cruz. i can't see a brokered convention. we talk about this all the time. neil: ron what do you think. >> i think julie is right. lead donald trump has over cruz is 87 delegates. i think those two will duke it out for one and two for the nomination. neil: i want to thank you guys very much. governor kasich will be speaking. sign, not a one of them, not a one of them plans to drop out. which reminds back in the '76 convention were urgeing ronald reagan to cease and desist. what if i told you one person told him to fight on, never, you might have heard about her. his wife, nancy reagan. by looking at global and local insights
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neil: all right. you know well by now the passing of nancy reagan at the age of 94 but if you think about it, imagine what she had to deal with, not only assassination attempt on her husband just a couple months into office. then his painful battle, alzheimer's for better part of 10 years. she dealt with that. a life after that. all on her own, all by her lonsome. former reagan advisors and a former assistant to president reagan, frank donatelli. people not dealt with a relative or friend with alzheimer's, it is really most painful of conditions, to see a loved one, literally, slowly forgetting you, forgetting your entire life, and what a life.
i look back at that charlene, and say, i don't know how she dealt with that? >> i couldn't agree with you more. my grandmother died of alzheimer's. i always thought of moments of leadership nancy reagan provided this nation, went into the time of caring for president reagan as he went into his final illness, really one of the most inspiring things. truly, a subtle legacy she leads us in terms of showing, the true dignity and enduring nature of their partnership. neil: you know, maybe was luke cannon's book, but don't hold me to it, frank, the realization when she walked into a room and i think she had said, he didn't know who i was. we talk about first ladies and talk about being in the most powerful position in the world but that is humbling, you know? >> absolutely. and, it was a long time from the time that the president announced that he had the
disease until he finally passed. over 10 years. neil: you're right. >> she was basically his primary caregiver. we have a small role at young america's foundation. one of the things reagans needed, he needed 24 hour, round-the-clock skilled nursing care. that was the catalyst for her decision to sell the reagan ranch, which our foundation stepped up to purchase. and it was a win-win because he gave needed resources and help to nancy and at same time it put the ranch in very friendly hands so now it is a are lasting testament to him and we use to it educate young people about president reagan's conservative principles. neil: you know, sharp main, i don't want to -- sharmane, don't want to speak ill of the dead, allow "washington post" to do that, i don't think there is anything wrong mentioning controversies in international player's life. that is what nancy reagan was, but do so quickly love of
astrology and ruthless when it came to campaign aides and administration officials, i don't remember the same glee in taken with jackie kennedy onassis, when she passed away, penchant for spending a good deal of money as well. i dispager neither but that could come up later and it didn't with her. >> really appalling that the "the washington post" would lead with such a negative panned really hateful kind of a piece. the truth of the matter who amongst us is perfect? when you live in the bubble they lived in, in the public eye for as many, many years as they did, i think that it is important when someone dies focus on their legacy. there are plenty of things i disagreed with nancy reagan on, for example her stance on embryonic stem cell research. neil: later in life. >> later in life. this was remarkable woman. she was indomitable. she was one-half of one of the remarkable partnerships in american history. together they changed the world. those are the kinds of things,
that kind of legacy is what we should being focusing on in the days ahead. i was a young woman in the reagan administration and she was inspiration to me for a whole generation of young women growing up, looking at partnership reagans had together. that is what we should be talking about. neil: i only mention it, i say it is fair game when you have a little more time to go into all those controversies. i noticed unique zeal many in the media go with negative you have front for her. >> i would go on the offense and her political instincts were pretty good. she recognized ronald reagan's potential as electoral candidate first and foremost. she normally had pretty good instincts about people that worked for him. neil: can yes, she did. >> who was loyal and competent. finally one of the few times she really got into policy she was absolutely right that he should focus on engaging the soviet union and mikhail gorbachev in his second term.
neil: she also stood buy him in '76, carry on the fight. go ahead. >> she is a great example of political wife and kinds of things women in the public eye have to endure. she was a lightning rod, sucking some. vitriol out of the air and grounding him and taking some of the heat in their political partnership. and you know, as, as her legacy is analyzed in days ahead i think that is an important part of who and what she was. neil: everything, everything. all fair, all balanced. guys, i want to thank you both. >> thank you, neil. neil: my regards to both of you. we'll have more after this.
football. neil: the world is really his oyster. can you imagine the opportunities that are waiting right now. the opportunities are endless. probably in the list. trish regan. >> that 18 year career. thank you very much. one day away from the all-important michigan primary. right now redefining his strategy to take on the donald. donald trump winning louisiana and kentucky. marco rubio managing to keep out one win in puerto rico. i digress. >> marco rubio had a very, very bad