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>> don peebls, new york mayor, we will see about that. good to see you all. have a great sunday, everybody, that will do it for us on "sunday morning futures." i'm maria bartiromo. join me come morning on fox business network 6:00 to 9:00 a.m. eastern. have a great sunday. fox news alert. we are waiting a live news conference with president obama and german chancellor angela merkel. the two have been holding a private meeting expected to speak just about any moment. we will bring that to you live as it happens. let's go to the two leaders. >> plaej, i would like to bid a very warm welcome to the president of the united states of america, barack obama, here to germany on this fifth visit, fifth time to hannover and let me tell you that i'm delighted to have an opportunity not only to continue our talks, but today is going to be a very remarkable
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day because we're going to open the hannover fair together and the united states of america this year will be the partner country. these are turbulent times, i think we can both agree, and we have an opportunity to talk about the whole spectrum of international issues, by that our relations are excellent we don't need to spend too much time on this. let me tell you, barack, that i very much value the candor an open talks that are always based on mutual trust, we talk about the whole range of issues and we do so today as we have done many times previously and i hope and trust that we shall continue to do so. we used all of these opportunities here to -- we used this opportunity here to talk about, as i said, the broad spectrum of international issues, for example, combating terrorism, tackling the root causes of flight and also the
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peace process, but also questions related to migration in general. in many ways the european union is a target for those -- or a destination, rather, for those refugees that do not enjoy peace and freedom at home, so syria looms large on our agenda. we together support the political process that has to be brought forward, we support the geneva talks and i am greatly concerned that the ceasefire did not hold and hasn't held of these past few days and that there are outbreaks of fights in aleppo and other places. i was able to see yesterday along the border with syria and turkey what this means by way of suffering, of distress, of want for people when there is fighting in their home area. so we want to do everything in order to bring the geneva talks to successful outcome. we also talked about libya
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because here it's going to be very important to support the unity government there, even though obviously it's a very fragile one. we have a very -- this, too, is an entanglement of on the one hand stability, the problems that we have with this new unity -- that this new unity government to stabilize the situation, but also when we look at syria, for example, there are enormous migratory flows across the aegean sea that are triggered by the developments there. i am very grateful that the united states of america supporting the nato mission in the aegean, they're going to continue to do so i understand and this in many ways is also a joined european/american effort, a transatlantic mission and we are at one in saying that all of the security issues on the very doorstep of europe actually can only be solved, can only be tackled by joined transatlantic
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efforts. and only in this way can our common security be insured but this also means -- and here we were also in agreement -- that a european agreement is necessary, a german agreement is necessary this in many of these issues and i think germany over the past few months has demonstrated that we are willing to make this additional effort to go the extra mile, be it in iraq fighting terrorism, be it in the syrian issue, be it, for example, in the way that we have become engaged in the mission in mali and many other places where we have taken -- where we are on missions. we talked about afghanistan and afghanistan, too, needs to be kept on a track which is promising for the afghany people. we are ready and willing to be momentarily engaged, to continue to be mill tear y'all engaged and thanks to the united states
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for the great responsibility that you are willing to continue to shoulder. i think the message to the taliban needs to be the international community will not leave afghanistan in its current predicament. we then last but not least also talked about an issue where we also are interested in and where the united states also participate in the normandy format, the solution of the crisis in ukraine. we stand by the minute is k agreement, we attachment the importance to this agreement being implemented as soon as possible, we make a lot of efforts into making this possible in our talks with ukraine but also in our talks with russia unfortunately we still don't have a stable ceasefire. we need to bring the political process forward and we've also discussed very thoroughly. tonight economic issues will loom large on the agenda which is why i don't want to go into the issue of the free trade agreement right now, we will have an opportunity to do so later on, but from a european perspective let me say this very
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clearly it is very helpful in order to allow our economy in europe to grow, it's important for the german economy, it's important for the whole of the european -- the economy and if i look at the progress that was made with the transatlantic -- the tpp, the trans-pacific agreement, i think we ought to have an interest in speeding matters up and i hope and trust that the american president will continue to support these negotiations, we should do our bit in order to make this a success. thank you very much. again, for this visit and i'm very much looking forward to the other things that are sort of lining up for us today and tomorrow and i'd like to welcome you on behalf of the german citizens, on behalf of the citizens of hannover. >> well, let me say thank you to chancellor merkel for your welcome. it is wonderful to be back in germany. i believe i'm the first u.s. president to visit and spend time here in hannover and our
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magnificent surroundings reflect the history and beauty of this city. it is always a great pleasure to be back with my friend and partner angela. i have valued chancellor merkel's thinking and perspective on a whole range of global issues throughout my presidency. you have been a trusted partner throughout my entire presidency, longer than any world leader and i value your judgment, i thank you for your commitment to our alliance and the values and human rights for which we stand and immigrateful for our personal friendship. i'm here at angela's invitation for the hannover method trade show, angela and i will join the opening ceremonies this evening and there are some exhibitions tomorrow and it's a reminder that the united states and germany are each other's -- among each other's largest
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trading partners. it's a relationship we have to keep building and nurturing so that we're creating more jobs and more prosperity for our people and keeping our countries competitive in the global economy. in that regard angela and i agree that the united states and the european union need to keep moving forward with the transatlantic trade investment partnership negotiations which we'll discuss more this evening. in our bilateral meeting we discussed the importance of boosting economic growth in the eurozone, which is critical to the global economy, including the u.s. economy. strong growth in europe is particularly important given the array of pressing challenges, whether it's security, defense, migration or refugees. i should add, by the way, given the urgency of climate change and the economic opportunities of clean energy both of our nations have signed the paris climate change agreement and we agree that it needs to be implemented quickly, and we also
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agreed that we will estimate concrete progress to phase down dangerous hydro fluoro carbons. most of our discussion as chancellor merkel indicated focused on urgent security challenges. germany is a vital member of the coalition to destroy isil. german aircraft support the air campaign and german personnel in iraq are training local forces. german assistance is helping iraq stabilize and rebuild the areas it lib rates from isil. and our coalition continues to make progress. today we discussed additional steps that nato could take to support the campaign as well as economic assistance to iraq to the g7 could pledge at next month's summit in japan. germany is obviously a strong partner in international efforts to provide humanitarian relief to the people of syria and iraq. we remain deeply concerned about the upsurge in fighting in syria over the last several days and
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we continue to agree that the only real durable solution is a political solution that moves syria towards an inclusive government that represents all syrians. given the horrific attacks that we've seen around the world, including paris, brussels, istanbul, san bernardino in california and on a much more frequent basis attacks and more rifk violence that's taking place in the middle east, we discussed the importance of maintaining our strong security cooperation. in afghanistan we will continue to help strengthen afghan forces as they push back against al qaeda, the taliban and isil, we'll continue to support the libyan people and the new libyan government as it seeks to expand security across its country. we agreed that the united states and germany are going to remain very strong counterterrorism partners and we are committed to using all the tools at our disposal to prevent terrorists from traveling and plotting attacks and that includes
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improved information sharing between our countries and within europe. as always we will do so while upholding our values and civil liberties including the privacy of citizens here and in the united states. i want to once again commend angela for her courageous leadership as germany and europe respond to migrants who are desperately fleeing the syrian conflict and conflicts elsewhere in the region. perhaps because she ones lived behind a wall herself angela understands the aspirations of those who have been denied their freedom and who seek a better life and i know the politics around this issue can be difficult in all of our countries, we did discuss the eu's recent agreement with turkey and angela and i agree that our nations can respond to this challenge in a way that is both humane an ensures our security. finally as we look ahead to this summer's nay toe summit we discussed the importance of
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keeping the alliance strong with the investments needed for our collective defense. we continue to augment on a rotational basis nato forces in eastern europe including the baltic states. as i've said from the very beginning of our presidency we have a treaty obligation to defend every nay toe ally and we will. beyond the eye lyons we welcome the formation of a new government in ukraine which we encourage to continue the political and economic reforms that can deliver progress for the ukrainian people. chancellor merkel along with president hollande have been tireless in support of a that'sful and durable solution to the conflict in eastern ukraine and we agree that all sides need to uphold the commitments they've made and that sanctions on russia can and should only be lifted once they fully comply with their commitments under the minsk agreement. tomorrow angela merkel will host our meeting as we discuss the full range of challenges we face
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together and it will be another remainder of how grateful i am for angela's partnership and how much the united states values our enduring transatlantic alliance including with germany. so, chancellor merkel. >> translator: the first question will come from robert at that rampton with reuters. >> thank you. president obama, you've made the case many times that ttif and the tpp with asia are modern grade agreements that kind of deal with some of the problems or issues that arose with earlier deals, but that message doesn't seem to have resonated the deals are very unpopular at home and there were huge protests here yesterday over the ttip and of course it's a huge presidential issue.
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president election issue. so what's your plan to realistically advance the deals? is it realistic to say you want to get ttip done by the end of the year and at this point realistically will tpp which is at the front of the cue of course have to wait for congressional approval until the lame duck session at the earliest at the end of the year? and chancellor merkel, you said yesterday in turkey that you favor the creation of a type of safe zone in syria. president obama has said in the past that he opposes these types of zones because while they are well intentioned they would require military force to -- on the ground to protect the safety of the people. i'm wondering whether you are going to try to convince president obama to rethink his position on these types of safe zones and how you would see them working in terms of enforcing safety on the ground. thank you.
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>> with respect to trade, i think what you're seeing around the world is people are unsettled by globalization and although trade has brought enormous benefits to many of our countries that have been engaged in trade, although typically jobs that are produced from exports have higher wages and better benefits than those that are not involved with the export market, people visibly see a plant moving and jobs lost and the narrative develops that this is weakening rather than strengthening the position of ordinary people and ordinary workers and it's forcing them to compete with low wage labor. and that i think is what drives a lot of suspicion
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understandably of these trade deals. the benefits oftentimes are diffuse, whereas, you know, a particular plant or business that feels it's been hurt by outside competition feels it very acutely, but if you look at the benefits to the united states or to germany of free trade around the world it is indisputable that it has made our economy longer, it has made sure that our businesses are the most competitive in the world and as you see other like china beginning to develop and asia beginning to develop and africa growing fast we've got to make sure that our businesses can compete there because at least in the united states 95% of the world's markets are outside of our borders, and if we're not there present we're going to have problems. now, the relationship between europe and the united states is
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already one of the most robust trading relationships in the world, but what we've discovered is that while strengthening labor provisions and strengthening environmental provisions and standards we can also eliminate a lot of regulatory and bureaucratic irritants and blockages to trade that would allow us to engage in even portrayed, sell more goods, create more jobs and create more prosperity. now, with respect to the politics of it, recent surveys from the united states, for example, showed that actually the majority of people still favor trade, they still recognize on balance that it's a good idea. during presidential elections it's always tough when we're in the heat of campaigns people naturally are going to worry
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more about what's lost than what's gained with respect to trade agreements, but i am confident that we're going to be able to get this done. keep in mind there are people who didn't think with trans-pacific partnership that we would ever be able to give me the authority to actually move it forward and we got it done. people didn't think we were going to be able to negotiate with 11 countries in the asia-pacific and have a deal that, in fact, does strengthen labor and does strengthen environmental provisions and yet we got it done. i think the same is going to be true here. i don't anticipate that we will be able to have completed ratification of a deal by the end of the year, but i do anticipate that we can have completed the agreement and then it will be presented to our various legislatures, our various parlance, but at that point we will have the negotiations completed and people will be able to see exactly why this would be good
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for our two countries. and with respect to congress and trans-pacific partnership, i think after the primary season is over the politics settle down a little bit in congress and we will be in a position to start moving forward because i know that we have had a majority of members in the past who were in favor of this deal, otherwise we wouldn't have gotten the authority for me to go ahead and fast track this agreement. but i think we all know that elections can sometimes make things a little more challenging and people take positions in part to protect themselves from attacks during the course of election season. one thing i do want to say with respect to syria, we all care deeply about the tragic humanitarian crisis inside the
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syria. i live with this every day, i read about it every day, we talk to people who are experiencing suffering or have witnessed the suffering that's going on there. we are in constant communications with turkey, our nato ally, in finding way in which we can resolve this situation. as you know i spoke to president putin early last week to try to make sure that we could reinstate the cessation of hostilities and make sure that the political process does not unwind. but having said all that, the issue surrounding a safe zone in syrian territory is not a matter of an ideological objection on my part, it's not a matter of me not wishing i could help and protect a whole bunch of people, it's a very practical issue about how do you do it and who is going to put on a bunch of
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ground troops inside of syria and how do you let people in and who do you let in and who do you let out? and how is it monitored and the truth of the matter is that when i go through with my defense department and we've done it multiple times how a proposal like that might work, as a practical matter, sadly, it is very difficult to see how it would -- how it would operate short of us essentially being willing to militarily take over a big chunk of that country and that requires a big military commitment. i think that one of the biggest challenges that angela and i both face is that we oftentimes see great wrongs taking place around the world and we do everything that we can to try to right them, but one of the things i've learned as president
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is we have to make sure that whatever it is that we say we're going to do we can deliver, and creating a situation in which we could actually protect all the people inside the syria the best bet for doing that is to get this political process on track, a transition on track so that all the parties can safely lay down their arms and create the kind of inclusive representational government that syria so desperately needs. >> translator: i think if you actually follow closely my remarks yesterday in turkey you will be able to understand that this is something that i think needs to come out of this geneva process, it's not something that can be called a safe zone in a
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traditional way, but when we talk about a ceasefire is it actually possible to identify certain regions in the course of the negotiations by the parties in geneva where people can feel particularly safe. this is not about influencing the matter from the outside, it is something that needs to come out of the process itself because we have tens of thousands of refugees along the turkish syrian border. we have to send a message to them. there are other regions also where one might think that, well, the ceasefire as a whole needs to be put in place, but these are areas where there is a particular obligation incumbent upon all the different parties where, for example, humanitarian access can be guaranteed, whether people don't have to have the impression they have to flee this particular area again, again, to go to turkey or other areas, but it needs to be part and parcel of the geneva negotiating process and not something that comes sort of out of the blue:
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>> translator: madam chancellor, mr. president, this is presumably your last joint sort of visit or appearance here in germany during your term. if you were to draw what were your best experiences and what were your worst between medal of freedom and nsa affairs if i might can a you will it that and, madam chancellor, the united states actually want germany to do more as regards its military presence within nato. are you ready to increase, for example, soldiers and the contingent in order to achieve a deterrence via russia in the east by locating ground troops and should the united states not help more for absorbing, for example, more than 10,000 refugees from syria this year and will you see to it from g7 in japan a g8 process will evolve over time? >> translator: i have the impression that we're actually quite busy with the conflicts
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that we need to solve in the world as of today and we have new tasks all the time on our agenda so i am not in a position to draw stock now. what you see is a testimony to our close partnership and cooperation and friendship based on mutual trust and i'm very grateful for this because it helps us to solve international issues. germany if i look at the term of office of president barack obama in many instances has become a more active partner, i think, one can safely say because we are also threatened, our very own security is threatened and we realize that we cannot ensure this on our own, we have to do this in our alliance and in certain areas we have shoulder erred a long-term mission that we're going to continue if i look at afghanistan, for example. in a way we've had a change of paradigm in the sense that we see this challenge of i.s. as something that's very acute so
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we send weapons into a area. we give weapons to mesh merg ga. looking at terrorist threat against france, for example, we shoulder erred a mission in africa which is leaving the congo mission aside where we spent some time. if we meet in germany, if we meet at g7 or in warsaw we shall be other opportunities to meet the president and i, we shall address all of these issues. so let me say for me the future with the president is much more important than the past right now. we know that we obviously have to make additional efforts as regards our possibilities to defend ourselves, we have to put in more equipment, more personnel, we know the targets that nato has submitted to us. we think that the whole positioning of our federal armed
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forces reflects fully the -- our sense that we need to shoulder this international responsibility also as regards, for example, cyber threats, something that we have neglected to do over the past years and i think that helps, it helps us to tackle the challenges and to master them and the cooperation with the united states is indispensable. looking at the larger neighborhood of europe, the transatlantic cooperation within nato but also in other of europe is also essential for maintaining our own security and safety. >> very briefly i want to go back to roberta's point. as chancellor merkel mentioned, part of the notion of a cessation of hostilities is that the parties to the conflict would carve out areas in which because the opposition is a
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signatory to that cessation, the regime agrees not to attack those areas, and she's exactly right and here there's no space between us, that if we can get the political transition to separate out areas where a moderate opposition that at the table controls it, that should be a safe area. if it's isil or nusra, that's not a safe area. and that's the concept that we've been trying to build. now, it's been framed in part because the syrian regime has been cheating, in part because there are areas where nusra and moderate opposition forces both reside and it's been difficult to separate them geographically, but that concept of ultimately
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bringing some safety and security within the country is entirely consistent with what we're trying to do in our negotiations. now, with respect to the u.s./german relationship and my relationship with chancellor merkel, i've said this before. i will repeat. this is as important a relationship as i have had during the course of my presidency. chancellor merkel has been consistent, she has been steady, she is trustworthy. she has a really good sense of humor that she doesn't show all the time at press conferences, she's much more serious in front of all of you. and which probably serves her well. that's why she's been such a long lasting leader because she watches what she says. but if you think about the first time i came here, we were in the
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midst of a potential collapse of the global economy and i believe that it was in large part because of our joint leadership, because of europe and the united states and other partners around the world coming together and having a clear vision that we were able to stabilize the global financial system and our two countries now have been able to grow steadily and reduce unemployment and recovered much better than a number of other countries around the world. when you think about the paris accord, that doesn't happen unless there's strong u.s./german cooperation and making sure that we are arresting the pace of climate change is as important as any issue that we're going to face in the decades to come. making sure that we're able to prevent iran from getting a nuclear weapon without resort to
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war, that occurred because of the partnership of the p5+1 and the leadership that angela and others have shown. in afghanistan, german troops have been vital in us assisting afghans to defend their own country. in ukraine the normandy process i think it's fair to say works in part because the united states stands shoulder to shoulder can angela and president hollande to draw very firm line about the basic principles of territorial integrity and sovereignty. so there is not an issue in which we've worked together where i have not been hugely appreciative of angela's steady leadership and trustworthiness and as she noted, although it's
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true that i will be saying good-bye from this current position in around nine months, a lot happens in nine months. everybody kept on saying to me originally that somehow things would slow down in the second half of my last term. it hasn't happened yet. i seem to be pretty busy and i look forward in addressing many of the challenges that we face, including those that we'll discuss at nato, those that we will discuss at the g7, those that we will discuss at the g20 to know that i have a strong partner in angela merkel. last point i would make with respect to european defense spending i think it is absolutely true that under angela's leadership germany has been more forward leaning on a whole variety of areas. i do continue to maintain and i
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will say this leading up to the nato conference and beyond that given the pressures both from the south and the aggressive posture and enormous spending we are seeing out of russia it is important for all of our nato members to try to hit the target that we set in whales of 2% of defense spending so that everyone is able to maintain the kind of defense capacity, in part to prevent wars not necessarily to initiate them, but to be in a position where we can send a strong signal that we can meet our alliance obligations and deal with these new and rapidly emerging challenges that confront europe as well as the world. >> the second u.s. journalist we
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will recognize is colleen mccain nelson -- >> obama and angela merkel talking to reporters in germany. they reviewed the international issues they had discussed, libya, syria. the president made a point of congratulating the german chancellor on her role in the migration crisis in europe, he also noted that the politics are difficult here in the united states. they talked about ukraine as well and president obama touched on climate change. we will take a break -- or keep going. i'm sorry. we're still not ready for the break. the president is kind of a fail realtor, he talks about the emphasis on the future, much more to do in the remaining nine months of his term, at the same time there is a which isful quality as president obama talks about his relationships with these european leaders, as he talks about the way in which they have cooperated despite obvious bumps in the road, the british resented the way that the president tried to insert
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himself in the debate about whether the u.k. should leave the european union and of course there was no mention today in this great relationship between president obama and angela merkel as far as the spying situation where it was acknowledged that u.s. officials had eves dropped on the german chancellor's cellphone. what are we doing now? okay. there we go. there's the spin cycle animation. joining us now to talk about the campaign to replace mr. obama lisa boothe a republican strategist and columnist for the washington kmach ner, kirsten powers a fox news analyst and columnist for u.s.a. "today" and are remember da byrd. the last few days have been nominated by talk about this secret between paul manafort talking to gop leaders, happened to be leaked to the "new york times," cnn, i lost track, in
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which he said things like trump has been playing a part, the image is going to change. some people said, wow, it's all an act. is this standard stuff or some kind of bombshell? >> nothing is truly off the record and these guys are experienced political hands so they have to know that. >> manafort knew this would leak. >> howard, the tale of two trumps has been out there. this is something you her ben carson had said something to the effect there's two drumonald trumps. what donald trump has done so effectively has earned him $2 billion in free media because the second the headlines say a kinder more gentle donald trump he turns around and saying lyin' cruz and crooked hillary. >> that was the headline on a column you wrote. did you see a more reflective, a more restrained donald trump in your interview? >> i mean, he certainly was more restrained i think than when we see him going off on people, but i also think we have seen him be restrained in a lot of his
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election night speeches. so there are these two sides to him, but i feel like the leaked tape was basically saying what trump had said to me, it's just a different way of saying it, which is what he said was -- us know, because i said, look, there are a of people to agree with i a the love things you say about -- even democrats on the issue, why not get rid of the other stuff. he said if i did that we wouldn't be talking now. i had to do that to get rid of these people i was running against. he was basically saying what manafort said, that there was a role he had to play to try to get the nomination. >> i would just like to say that television anchors are also not exactly the same when they are in front of the camera as they are private and a little more reflective. rebecca byrd, trump wins this huge weekend in new york, 60% of the vote, 90 of the 95 delegates and the did the press coverage view change from trump is in trouble to trump has this thing
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pretty well locked up. >> absolutely. if you looked at the projections that most people had going into the new york primary most people predicted trump would end up with 80 or so delegates, so he won ten more than that. it doesn't really change the state of play that much. >> so you think the press overreacted. >> absolutely. >> to the new york primary landslide? >> it's like people watching a tennis match who look one way when the ball is on thor one side, the other way when it's on the other side. we have a short attention span. >> ted cruz this week talked about the lap dogs and media for donald trump. network bosses he said want trump to win because they're partisan democrats long he will be clobbered by hillary. do you buy that? >> i am sorry that has not been the world that i have been watching in the media. i don't think they're even remotely lap dogs for trump. i think he has gotten harsh -- >> especially from pundits on the right and left. >> absolutely.
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he has gotten hit from every side possible. i don't think he has had it easy. part of the reason that people feel that trump has it locked up is because if you look at the states coming -- >> on tuesday. pennsylvania, delaware, maryland -- >> cruz is going to be picking up delegates, we've already sort of moved from his area of country. >> one of the reasons that trump gets a lot more play in the press is that he does a lot more interviews than ted cruz does and just this week trump has talked to the "new york times" at length, "washington post," "wall street journal," the hill, that's one of the ways that he comes to dominate the press coverage. >> absolutely. look, i think that senator ted cruz is making a mistake here when he condemns the media. sometimes it can help you if you do that like it did during the cnbc debate when the moderators were widely -- it was senator ted cruz's condemnation of those moderators that drew up headlines the next day. when you saw in the instance, for instance, with his interview with sean hannity it hurts him because it's a misfire and esper received as a baby. he did the same thing with chris
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wallace when he said the questions were mean and threatened to walk off the stage during the january fox news bait. >> suggested hannity was a trump supporter. we will be right back with more "media buzz" right after this. getting older shouldn't mean giving up all the things she loves to do. it should just mean, well, finding new ways to do them. right at home's professional team thoughtfully selects caregivers to provide help with personal care, housekeeping, and of course, meal preparation. oh, that smells so good. aw, and it tastes good, too. we can provide the right care, right at home. >> suggested hannity was a trump
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with two days to go until the voting begins in pennsylvania and four other northeastern states force is
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airing a town hall tonight at 8:00 eastern. joining me from philadelphia the moderators, the host of america's newsroom bill hemmer and martha maccallum. >> great to see you guys. isn't it remarkable when you do your morning show how many of the campaign segments are either about donald trump or driven in some way by trump? >> yeah, i think not just our show but i think the country is probably caught up in that same conversation, howie. we came to philly to hear from viewers, to hear from voters because tuesday is an enormous day. you thought new york was big on tuesday, that was one state, we have five on tuesday. it could set -- it could set the arc for the rest of this primary season. >> martha, is this -- >> we're looking -- >> go ahead. >> we're looking at john kasich tonight and ted cruz who really have to make their argument to the american people on tuesday that they deserve to stay in this race and they also have to convince their party that they need to stay in this race and that a contested convention is essentially worthwhile for the republican party and that
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argument is getting increasingly tough. we're going to hear from viewers tonight, we will hear from people in the local area who will be here, we expect 300 people tonight in this historic spot that we are in to talk about the future of the country. >> hearing from viewers, i like that approach, bill, because it sometimes seems to me it's this closed bubble of candidates, campaign operatives, media prognosticators and you will actually find out what's on the mind of at least some of the people in philly. >> listen, where can you go where someone is not talking about this election, be it republican or democrat? it has captured the imagination of so many, howie and it's happened at a much earlier stage. i for one love to see that. the process in action here and in a city where they wrote democracy literally. >> martha, i'm asking for a friend. whenever you talk about trump or do interviews on your show about trump do you get dell ujd by
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e-mails and tweets both fiercely pro and anti-trump? >> absolutely. i think we all experience that. i think in a way it's a testament to the fact we are keeping it down the middle. with one interview you can get a response that says you're obviously pro trump or obviously pro cruz. the people who are supporting these candidates are intensely passionate about them. it's really tough to imagine how all of that gets sorted out. how in the end any of them are okay with migrating over to the other side. i've never seen people couso dun and so sort of married to their candidate in such a passionate way that they see pretty much anything that's going on in the media as either doggedly against their person or against them. it's one challenge but one that we take very seriously. i have never seen anything about it. >> it means everybody in the country is engaged but they have
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very strong opinions including about the media. >> 8:00 p.m. tonight philadelphia fox's live town hall meeting, cruz and kasich will be there. bill and marcia will be moderati moderating. great to see you guys. >> thank you, how would he. #fox news town hall. >> all right. more "media buzz" in just a moment. we ship everything you atcan imagine.n,
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look at those cameras zooming. they are the most dishonest people in the world. do we like the media? do we hate the media? i don't hate anybody. i love the media, they are
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wonderful. >> kir sten, donald trump went on to say without the media maybe he wouldn't be where he is. >> it's a great applause line and something republicans have been doing for a long time, the liberal media is out to get them and it's something that works. so he does it just because i think he knows the crowd loves it. >> lisa booth, hillary clinton clobbered bernie sanders in new york, it seems the press says she has this wrapped up as a matter of math. of the tone of the commentary has gone to why doesn't bernie get out and tone things down? is that the right question to be asking? >> i think it is. she only needs about 20% something to actually clinch the nomination outright. i think that's a fair question. obviously bernie sanders is staying in because he wants to drive the narrative to the left and he's been successful in forcing hillary clinton to the left on issues economic issues and essentially name the issue
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and hillary clinton has flip-flopped on it. >> what do you think about this story that hillary clinton is putting together a list of vp candidates and aides tell the boston globe that women will be on the list and the whole elizabeth warren thing gets stirred up again. is this just a ploy? >> it could be so much of the vice presidential selection process is about shaping the media coverage of the candidate and about sending a message potentially, so it might be true that hillary clinton is considering elizabeth warren on her ticket. it might be more true actually that she's trying to send a message what would be wrong having two women on a ticket because we've had same sex tickets as long as politics have been around. >> trying to get all of us to talk about. it's hard for hillary clinton to get good press. she wins big in new york and the "washington post" headline is hillary clinton won new york but her image is under water and going to the national polls,
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even show she commanding lead in the race. >> she does a commanding lead but has obvious challenges. i don't think there's anything wrong with covering that. i think this elizabeth warren floating this idea is also something that's trying to appeal to the sanders people, of course, to say, you know, that she would be open to something like that might be something that's appealing to them. she does have repair work she needs to do and donald trump has repair work. i don't think that's negative coverage per se to point that out. >> a few seconds but hillary clinton is not going -- maybe math met cal terms she will be but bernie's limited success has shown problems with her candidacy. >> we're seeing the weaknesses in 2008. remember hillary clinton was asked if she was likeable enough. we're seeing that again. bernie sanders has had the enthusiasm but she's had the super dell gadelegates on her s
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you and us... together. telling the world... we're coming for you. so kelly ripa of michael stra han and kelly ripa boycotts her own show and walks off. we're joined by me list is a guthrie. why did abc blind side kelly ripa with her host of four years is being moved to "good morning america". >> because she got so angry when they took him for a part-time gig, they were afraid when they were taking him all together. they decided to wait until the last minute to tell her. >> that certainly back fired and puts michael strahan in the awkward position of talking about how much he loved kelly ripa, let's take a brief look at that. >> i really want to thank of
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course, kelly ripa, because kelly -- [ applause ] >> yeah, kelley welcomed me here and i've learned so much from her and been an amazing influence on me and this has changed my life to be here with her. >> and she's not even there. how awkward was there? >> they don't like each other do they? >> no and their relationship further deteriorated when he got the part-time gig on gma and told her it was just temporary. i heard several months ago that they wanted more michael strahan on gma, which we in the media know has had ratings issues lately. >> number one show but ratings are going down and "today" show is coming up. how much is driven by the fact that abc might decide to take kelly ripa's hour and give gma a third hour. >> it has long been a desire at abc for years and years because of the financial upside of that.
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the syndicated market, the financial upside has been going down. so look, i think they would like to have a third hour. they say there are no active plans for that. live is very successful and it's still making money -- "gma" makes more money. >> this reminds me the "today" show and firing of an curry, everyone has to act like they love each other and the ugliness is out in the open. >> that's what everybody is slooking at for tuesday when kelly returns to the show. what's the relationship going to be like. they haven't gotten along for a while and it hasn't showed on the air. there's a chance it still might not because she has to protect her own brand goes. >> i'll be tuning in. thanks on this abbreviated show from new york. thanks for sticking with us. we hope you like our facebook page, host a lot of original
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