tv All In With Chris Hayes MSNBC May 12, 2016 12:00am-1:01am PDT
>> i will be so presidential. >> on the eve of the ryan summit donald trump claims a mandate from the people. tonight the reality show rolls on. the last gop nominee says trump may be disqualified and the current white nationalist and former trump delegate is speaking out. >> it's up to me for the white group to push our agenda more than any other agenda. >> then, my interview with bernie sanders on whether he's the better bet to beat trump. >> every national poll bernie sanders defeats donald trump by big numbers. >> and the world's foremost trump twitter troll strikes again. how elizabeth warren is beating trump at his own game. >> i thought he was good with words. >> when all in starts right now.
good evening from new york. throughout the campaign the desire for trump to be other than he is, the conviction that there's a respectable politician waiting to come out has been so strong it counts as news to say this. donald trump is not going to change. for months now he's been insisting that once he locked up the republican nomination he would shift to a more civil tone in keeping for the office in which he's running. >> at the right time i will be so presidential you will be so bored you will say can he have a little bit more energy, but i know when to be presidential. >> that was the message from trump's campaign to the gop establishment. paul manafort saying trump's behavior was all an act aimed as pleasing primary voters. >> he's sitting in a room and he's talking business and politics, it's a different persona. when he's on the stage and he's talking about the kinds of
things he's talking about, he's projecting an image. that's what's important from our standpoint for to you understand that he gets it and that the part he's been playing is evolving that you've been expecting but he wasn't ready for it. the image is going to change. >> for republican elites concerned about trump's rhetoric, his tendency to slander entire groups of people from immigrants to muslims, the idea he eventually change his ways give them rational to jump on board. but in the week he has made it official that he will be trump. slinging insults on twitter and ugly attacks on hillary clinton. trump explained his behavior in an interview with "the new york times" telling the paper he has a mandate to be provocative. you win the pend yant and now you're in the world series.
people like what i'm doing. trump was heartened showing him neck in neck with clinton nationally closing a nearly 13 point gap no more than a week ago. en even as trump tries to unify the republican party meeting tomorrow with speaker ryan he's signaling his intentions to do things his way, especially with regards to the nominating convention in cleveland. last month trump said it's important to put some show biz into the convention otherwise people are going to sleep. trump may enlist organizations like img to help with the production. in an interview last night trump's top strategist paul manafort described their approach to the convention. >> donald trump understands media, he's a television star and he's connected with america. we're going to put a program together. it's not put together. >> a reality show of some kind.
>> this is the ultimate reality show. >> trump is working with the rnc to overhaul his campaign turning it into a more traditional campaign for the election. he said he plans to spend limited money on data operations to identify and track potential voters and to model various turnout scenarios. the kind of system that helped barack obama seal the deal in 2008 and 2012. trump intends to rely on his showmanship. telling the ap my best investment is my rallies. the people go home and tell their friends they loved it, it's been good. congressman mike burg es but now plans to support the republican nominee. we have been asking members of your party where they fit on a one to five scale to never trump and we're into trump, where are on you on that scale? >> 5.8. >> you're all in with trump?
>> yeah. i will tell you a week ago tonight i think was the indiana primary and it was jarring. there's no question about it. certainly the polls leading into indiana looked like it might be a rough night for senator cruz, but my understanding at that time was that he was planning to keep going and he had planned for the convention, but what are senator cruz's strength, discipline, staying on message and being organized and i thought that was where they were headed. i'm surprised along with a lot of other people, but he with droou the night of the primary. i recognized we have a big job to do to organize the people in a different place than donald trump. we need to see if we can get right with that. >> what do you mean? explain that phrase? meaning you need to get those people to support donald trump? >> absolutely.
>> let me ask you this -- >> we have a big task here. the supreme court has come front and center with the death of justice scalia but look at the population of federal agencies, we go through another four or eight years of that and it's going to be very difficult to bring down the size of the government when you have that many democratic appointees in the federal agency. >> it's grown quite significantly during the last republican administration. which of donald trump's policies do you like best? what are the policies you're really looking forward to in terms of him being president? >> i've heard him talk about that he wants to make some significant changes to health care. >> which ones specifically? >> i am all in on that. i haven't talked to him directly. if there were one piece of advice that i could give him on day one as soon as he gets his hand off the bible before the lunch with the senate i would do an executive order with an
individual mandate. i can cite chapter and verse in obamacare where mandate has come into being. >> just to be clear, i want to be clear about this that's a policy that you like that you would suggest to him. i'm asking policies he has run on that he is proposing that you like that you say i'm glad he's proposing that policy. >> three things that jump to mind and i ask myself why haven't we fixed the boarder and why is the v.a. still the mess it is and the irs is disfunctional. donald trump says he'll make that a priority. >> you like his prioritization rather than his plan to fix the irs or va. >> he said he will take care of our vets.
i believe he'll follow through on that. i read the book called the art of the deal. we've all seen that up close and personal and the other strength is motivating good people. i look forward to that as well. >> a similar argument made by george w. bush as he was getting to the presidency. >> who i liked by the way. >> i'm sure you did. william johnson who is a delegate on the slate for california who has been w drawn he said he's not going to be a delegate talking about his support for donald trump. take a listen. >> i believe that we need to be aware of this precipitous decline in the white race and i think it's good for people to be proud of your heritage, whatever heritage it might be, but particularly for white people because the whites are so afraid to be proud of their heritage
because they're called bad names if they are. >> what is it about donald trump that you like. >> mr. trump is the real deal. he not govern by public opinion poll. he says what's on his mind. >> do you agree with that. >> what i do know is that donald trump won more popular votes than any other republican presidential nominee since george bush and maybe before with last night's results. so it has been a significant visualization of support for donald trump. he did it the old fashioned way. i supported a different guy. trump won. >> my question to you is how do you feel about you entering into a political coalition as you support the same candidate as mr. johnson. >> i've never heard that name before. that's not important to me. what's important to me is we win and i think donald trump has
that instinct to be successful and to tell you the truth that's one of the things that republicans have lacked. >> thank you very much for joining me. >> thank you. i'm joined now by senator barbara boxer who is supporting hillary clinton. you're colleagues in the senate are going to meet with donald trump tomorrow, some reporting just coming in from nbc news about what that meeting is going to look like. my sense is they're going to get in line, but am i wrong? you know them better than i do. >> i have no idea. you're asking me about something that i know nothing about. i don't know who is in the room. if it's mitch mcconnell he has said he's on board and it's probably true that if they go into that room knowing what this man has said and he has attacked so many people in our nation, different ethnic groups, women, i've even said if everyone who
he insulted votes against him hillary clinton will win in a landslide. i think if you walk in that room the chances are you're quite open to endorsing him. >> here is my question. you've been a democratic politician for a while. you've seen a number of opponents, republican presidential nominees and democratic nominees come and go. you've run against opponents yourself. there's two ways of thinking about donald trump. one is it's another person in the republican party and the other is he has some difference in kind, he represents something different than previous republican nominees. which of those do you think are true? >> again, he's running as a republican and many republicans are alarmed that this man would have his finger on the nuclear button. yesterday i was on meet the press and the question was isn't he flexible? listen. if he decides to go after some country and pushes the nuclear
button and all of a sudden as the bombs are going over he says whoops, i made a mistake, this is a frightening prospect. so i think all you have to look at are some of the republicans who are refusing to support him, some of whom have called hillary clinton. this is a man who i understand the national security apparatus is afraid to brief because he's so difficult. he talks so much. he has loose lips which they say sinks ships. this is a different situation for us. i don't think i've ever seen a candidate like this. i've run against so many republicans. i've run about 11 or 12 times. i can't even remember now. i've never seen anyone like this who insults people and hurts people and is just out of the mainstream. he's in a class by himself in that sense.
>> right now the national polling shows that if the election were held today men would give donald trump the vote by 11 points or so and hillary clinton's winning by 19 points among women. you have been in the senate and seen the caucus of women grow over time although still a vast minority. what do you make of that gender gap and do you think it's going to get worse before november. >> you mean better in terms of women? >> i mean a bigger spread. do you anticipate men flocking to donald trump and women flocking to hillary clinton. >> at the end of the day i don't think it's going to be that way and let me tell you why. when you look at women's issues and he's talked about the women's card, what is the women's card? what we who fight for policies that are good for women also fight for policies that are good for men. we fight for families. we want to make sure that the minimum wage is increased yes two-thirds on the minimum wage are women.
we want equal pay for equal work, but that helps women who are partners with their husbands, with their families. so you know, to me at the end of the day i think people will step back and they'll say we want what's right for our families. we've been so divided by donald trump and i think that these polls are a little strange now because remember hillary clinton is still in a race. this race is hard and i think -- i mean i know she's going to be the nominee but taking a poll at this point isn't exactly reflective of what i think will happen when we unify our party and we work hard to defeat donald trump which is absolutely dangerous in so many ways. just look at the economy, just think about this, he wants to help those at the top, the billionaires. we already know that doesn't work. he wants to deport 11 million
people and the experts have told us that will depress the gdp by 2%. so he's dangerous to this country. he said he wants to put on a supreme court justice who will overturn row v wade. at the end of the day every man i know has a mom. they have moms and daughters and wives they live. at the end of the day we'll come together for sanity. i think hillary clinton is mainstream and i think she will bring us together while he continues to attack different groups and divide us. >> senator, thank you very much. still to come the one opponent that seems to be getting under donald trump's skin 140 characters at a time. elizabeth warren's attacks ahead. what do you do when you're losing the popular vote but are polling the best against
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fresh off a victory in west virginia, his second primary victory in less than two weeks. bernie sanders continued to look forward on the primary calendar speaking to a crowd in montana this afternoon. he dismissed the idea that hillary clinton as the democratic nominee is a foregone conclusion. >> if you turn on the media and you turn on the tv, they kind of tell you that the campaign is over, that secretary clinton has won. well, apparently the people of indiana and west virginia didn't get the message! >> joining me now is senator bernie sanders. you won west virginia by a pretty good margin and you're headed into kentucky. hillary clinton got a lot of
flack for saying that her plan would put a lot of coal companies and miners out of business. is it the case that your plan would put more coal companies and miners out of business since you propose a more aggressive climate plan. >> we want to thank the people have west virginia for the resounding victory that we got there last night and thank the people of indiana the week before for that victory. i happen to be a member of the u.s. senate committee on the environment. i have talked to scientists all over the world. there is no debate. climate change is real. it's caused by human activity and is causing massive problems in our country and around the world. in my view we have is a moral responsibility to make sure we leave this planet in a way that is healthy to our children and future generations. i don't think that's debatable, but while we do that and aggressively transform our energy system away from fossil fuel to sustainable energy we
understand that there are a lot of people who are going to be hurt in that transformation. i have introduced the boldest and most comprehensive climate change legislation in the history of the u.s. senate. included in that legislation is $41 billion to help those communities that are hit by that transformation. so yes i do know that people in the fossil fuel industry will be hurt, but i also know through no fault of their own they should not lose their livelyhood and health care and our legislation protects them. but the end of the day we have a global environmental crisis and we have got to transform our energy system. >> there's a piece that politico has published about a memo serk lating in your campaign for a plan for what the sanders campaign would become were you not to be able to attain the
nomination. obviously there's at least a month left, june 7th the last big basket of delegates. this memo talks about it says -- >> i'm laughing chris. i'm glad politico got it. i haven't seen it yet so there's not much i can comment on. right now our focus is winning the next eight states and collecting the kinds of delegates that we need. we understand that this is an uphill fight so don't misunderstand me. i know it's a steep climb, but we have the possibility of winning a majority more delegates, pledged delegates than secretary clinton if we do very well in the remaining eight states. that's what we are working hard to do. >> i want to read the title of that memo and you say you haven't seen it. after winning on june 7th bernie sanders should suspend his campaign and launch a campaign to beat donald trump.
a poll shows a head to head matchup very tight between hillary clinton and trump. you've been talking about your superior polling in head to head matchups. there are people who argue that parted of that is the result of the fact that the republican race is wrapped up and the democratic race has not wrapped up and that your enduing existence in the race is producing lower numbers for hillary clinton. what do you say to those folks? >> for a start we have almost consistently almost always polled a lot better against donald trump than has hillary clinton. the last two days it was the poll that came out today if my memory is correct had us 15 points ahead of trump. i think secretary clinton was five or six points ahead. same thing in state after state after state. the issue here is that when you run for president of the united states you have got to convince the people as to why they should
vote for you. the reason that we are winning in virtually every state, voters 45 years of age or younger, the future of america and the future of the democratic party is that the agenda that we have, which demands that the wealthiest people in this country and largest corporations start paying their fair share of taxes, that we make public colleges and universities tuition-free, that we join the rest of the industrialized world and guaranteed health care and paid family and medical leave to our people that we rebuild the crumbling infrastructure and create 13 million jobs, that's an agenda that is resonating with people all over this country and we are going to continue to fight for that agenda in the remaining eight states. >> joe biden said he is confident that hillary clinton will be the nominee. any response to that. >> i love joe. joe is a good friend and it may well be that hillary clinton may
be the democratic nominee, but we are going to fight for every vote and every delegate that we get and we're going do a couple of things. not only if we do really well and again i know it's an uphill fight but we've been fighting an uphill fight from the day i got in this campaign, but if we do really well like we did in west virginia last night and in states like california, oregon and new jersey, the remaining big delegate states, we have a chance to go into the convention with more pledged, real delegates, delegates voted by the people, than hillary clinton. second of all, we are going to make the case to those states where we have won landslide victories in minnesota and the state of washington and new hampshire that the super delegates in those states should listen to the people. yesterday, last night in west virginia, hillary clinton got less than 36% of the votes. we won there by 15 percentage points and yet six out of the seven super delegates are
supposedly going to be voting for hillary clinton. does that make any sense? i think not. the third point of course that we're going to make which i believe from the bottom of my heart is that in a matchup with donald trump bernie sanders in fact in our campaign and our energy is a much more eeffective way, is a stronger approach to beating donald trump than hillary clinton and her campaign. we can generate entusism and bring out a large voter turnout. when you have a large voter turnout democrats and progressives win. small voter turnout republicans win. >> thanks for joining me. i appreciate it. >> thank you. coming up we're going to look closer at that bernie sanders and donald trump head-to-head polling we asked the senator about. that's coming up.
senator elizabeth warren has emerged in the last week as trump troll extraordinary. there's more enthusiasm for real donald trump on leaders kkk than the political leaders he controls. trump naturally responded with a tweet storm giving warren a nickname and referencing her ethnic tisty. trump wrote she's not native american. if you think recycling scott brown's attacks on my family is going to shut me up, think again. she added weak. the burns get better from there. more highlights from the war and a dive into why she may be the
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in polls clinton beats trump by 13 points, but sanders beats trump by 17 points. there's a similar dynamic focusing on individual battle ground states. sanders is a candidate who is basically not had negative ads run against him at all. clinton has had ads saying she's more prepared, but none of the don't trust bernie sanders negative ads you would expect in an actually general. that would drive down his polling numbers. the question for democrats is what do these polls mean. joining me now political analyst. what do they mean? what does general election polling mean. >> they don't tell us too much of what's going to happen. michael did you caucus was leading over bush in 1988. bernie sanders really hasn't been attacked. if you look at the underlying polls say how about a socialist
candidate, 50% of the american public said we don't want that. of course bernie sanders for better or worse i think most people would describe him as a socialist or the attack ads would. >> he describes himself as one. the guy has been in the public view for nine months or ten months or however long the campaign is and his favorable numbers have not come down. it's not like he hasn't been covered. people know that bernie sanders is running for president. >> sure, but i think most people aren't paying attention to the campaign. they don't necessarily know bernie sanders' positions. the fact is it's a hypothetical. we're never going to find out whether or not he's going to be able to do well in the fall. >> one thing is a claim they have made that he just made in the interview with me is about turnout, the more turnout the better for democrats in a general, which is true, but the sanders campaign has underperformed the bench mark of say 2008 barack obama so far in terms of what turnout has been. >> turnout is down from 2008 and in fact last night in nebraska
we had a democratic primary, but the caucus bernie sanders rolled the primary, there was higher turnout, hillary clinton won that primary with higher turnout. so i'm not sure if you get higher turnout it does mean that bernie sanders does better. the evidence suggests he may do worse. >> if the evidence is unfalsifiable entity what do you make of the head to head polling between trump and clinton. there's people who think maybe this shows that there's some real weakness there as a candidate. >> i mean both of them have weaknesses. you look at the ratings, they're low. clinton would be the least liked candidate ever except for the fact that donald trump is running this year and he's the least liked candidate. >> he's ten points less liked. >> i view those polls and say we look at them for what they are, but we have a long way to go. >> are you of the belief that
the basic structural fundamentals of this campaign will end up recent believing 2008 and 2012 it will look like the possibilities we could expect. >> virginia and colorado ended up being swing states in 2008. we don't have obama running again, but i think the idea of this being a relatively close race with obama's approval rating hovering around 50 respect i think is probable. >> my prediction is that it's general a close race. thank you. up next when suggesting a fellow congressman wrapped a plastic bag around their head is a strange start to the day. there are a couple of things
another congressman suggested the notion of carbon ddioxide. if he says it doesn't cause any health problems i invite him to put a plastic bag over his head and tie it tightly around his neck and see what happens next. >> that disturbing suggestion was just the congressman's morning. this afternoon he was up against senator harry reid. senator reed was honord to be invited by the caucus to discuss issues. allen grayson decided to be disruptive to the embarrassment of his colleagues. senator reed expressed his low opinion of grayson to his face. the incredible details about
harry reid and allen grayson do not like each other. he called on the democratic congressman to drop out of the race. grayson apparently he wasn't happy with that and today he used a caucus meeting to let reed know how he feels. according to reports when it was grayson's turn to speak he asked if the navy senator knows who he is. after reed answered in the affirmative grayson went on the attack saying say my name. grayson started waiving a printout of reed's quote that
called on grayson to drop out of the primary race. reed called the allegations of ethics violations deeply troubling and disgraceful to the democratic party. grayson reportedly confronted reed about that quote saying why did he say that insisting the statement was false. reed said i want you to lose. it's true. other members shut down the back and forth. after the meeting they seemed unfazed. calling out the establishment is never easy. senator reed needs to learn that i want you to learn is no excuse for a sneer.
the nation's attention has been captured by the most significant civil rights battle over transgender rights in history playing out in north carolina. the state and federal government are suing each other. a smaller but no less significant fight is playing out in a texas school district. he called for the resignation of
the entire fort worth school district because there was a school policy that allows children to use the bathroom of the gender identity that each students asserts. last night there was a meeting to debate the policy. >> these first in 200 years bathroom policies which were adopted under the radar without any public or public input and without the approval have not only placed our city in a very negative national light, but have created a major distraction during testing week. >> i conducted a scientific poll of voters and parents just last night. over 300 random people were polled an the results are 82% are against this policy. >> this is not a matter up for public vote because we don't vote about discrimination and we
don't vote about the safety of children at our schools. >> joining me now is a former councilman who has called him a bully with questionable motives. why did the lieutenant governor get involved in the policy of the independent school district of dallas fort worth. >> this is the governor actively acting on a tea party type campaign effort. dan patrick showed up here not to help or to listen or to learn anything. he showed up here in a political stunt. it was a drive-by shooting for look of a better description. he popped in, made his press conference, got a bunch of attention and then he left. he did so on an issue that had been decided in 2011. the policy they're talking about was adopted in 2011. i was there when it was adopted and people were involved in the process, parents were involved. this was two superintendents
ago. the admin straighters have asked for guide ens on how to put forth this policy and act to it so the school district came up with guidelines to do so. the policy has been in place for five years. >> you're saying this policy was created in 2011. it has been in existence for five years. this issue begins to take on some very high political and culture resonance around the country and in the midst of that the lieutenant governor who has nothing to do with the independent school district of fort worth decides to come to fort worth to rail against this policy? >> that's the chain of events. this isn't a situation where in our state our students are failing, our schools are overcrowded and they've reduced $5 billion in education funding just while dan patrick has been the lieutenant governor, our foster system is under court order.
there are all kinds of problems that are happening for and with kids in the state of texas, but yet dan patrick has chosen to bring his attention to this issue. this is a tea party scheme. you may live in a state and feel sorry for texas, but if you have tea party elected officials in this state the next two coming election cycles you're going to see more of this. >> was there parental resistance to this policy or were there incidents that created a backlash. >> this came from the fact that the principals and the teachers wanted some sort of guidelines on how to administer the policy that is now five years old. those guidelines have been worked on by the legal staff for the last three or four months. they came forward with policies with the guidelines for the policy and published those in the last couple of weeks and it's been an opportunity for dan patrick who i will point out
unseated the kind of conventional establishment republican lieutenant governor and very much supported by the tea party. it's an opportunity for him to take up the cause of really kind of false outrage and to create basically a false crisis out of nothing. >> all right. thanks so much for joining us. >> thank you. up next, why elizabeth warren is turning out to be the best opponent to donald trump thus far. more on that after the break.
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elizabeth warren is engaging in an ongoing and very entertaining twitter war with donald trump. you can beat a bully not by tucking tail and running but by holding your ground. trump has deemed her one of the least effective senators in the senate. trump claimed to be driving her nuts. warren said we get it trump. donald trump simply would not stand for that. goofy elizabeth warren is using the woman's card like hillary clinton. in an interview released today warren was asked about the nickname trump has given her, goofy elizabeth warren and she responded -- >> i went to an ivy league school and i'm highly educated. >> he called you goofy. what went through your mind?
>> really? that's the best you could come up with? i thought donald trump said he was a guy who was good with words. >> joining me is charlie pierce and jesh mcintosh. charlie let me start with you. you know elizabeth warren pretty well, you've covered her quite a bit. what is she up to? >> she's being the -- that wonderful combination of brass knuckle and school marm that's gotten her where she has. she has that modest oklahoma smile and the next thing you know you're bleeding from 9,000 cuts. i think that right now she's hillary clinton's best surrogate. secretary clinton hasn't
unleashed the surrogates. elizabeth warren has played this campaign very well. she hasn't endorsed anybody, she's just been a democratic. >> what charlie said about being the best surrogate, i keep thinking about the way that trump's kind of bullying act worked in the republican primary. it worked really well. >> yes. >> it worked against men. >> yes. >> so i can't help but think that a big part of what will be interesting about this campaign among many other things is that how that gender dynamic works and elizabeth warren is probably the second most famous democratic women. >> when he stumble is when he took on carly fiorina on her face and she came back and landed one on him. megyn kelly was not a good look for him. we saw him do this over and over again. whenever he had a bad debate
night, whenever he had a bad news cycle, he would get out of it by launching a twitter war against one of the his opponents. today he said he's not going to release his tax returns. the first presidential candidate in decades to not do that and you know there's stuff in his tax returns when hillary clinton has 33 years out there, he gets in a twitter fight and he picks it with elizabeth warren. >> that's what i think is what makes her ideal to play this role is that unlike the people that were going back and forth with trump in the primary, there's nothing he can do to her. she's going to be probably the senator from massachusetts as long as she wants to be. she's popular there and it's a blue state. she has a high national profile, so she can do this and he can't -- there's nothing he can actually -- there's no punch he can land on her. >> i don't know if that was directed at me.
>> yes. >> the other thing about it is senator warren really has fun doing this. she enjoys doing this. in a lot of ways she's much the same as joe biden. she really likes to get in there and mix it up. >> right. >> she thinks it's a good time. and as far as donald trump's concerned, she's already proven herself to be tougher than either chris christie or marco rubio. >> she's good at it. this isn't fair. elizabeth warren should pick on someone her own size. >> here is warren being asked. the role of the person leading the person on the other candidate tends to be a key role for a vp nominee. here she is talking about that possibility. >> if hillary clinton came to you and said i need you to be my running mate in order to take on donald trump, would you say yes to that? >> right now i just want to be clear, i love my job.
i'm here in the united states senate doing exactly what the people of massachusetts sent me here to do. i'm in the thick of the fights to try to level the playing field, to try to unrig this system and that's what really matters to me. >> that's not a no charlie pierce. >> it's not a no, but i sure hope it was because i think she can do more for the causes she believes in than being vice president. go find your own. leave our senator alone. >> she has an important role right now in the senate. in terms of the role she plays in this campaign the point you made about him as launching these as a distraction i never know how much is strategy voersz control, but it's clear she's under his skin and this is a window into -- if there's one thing he has not been is disciplined and there's a question for democrats about how they exploit that lack of discipline.
>> right. >> as the campaign goes forward. >> right. i think he has -- i think he seems to know this is a weakness. he says america needs less predictable when obviously that's not true and i don't think anybody thinks what america needs is more -- we need a loose cannon with the nuclear codes. clearly he sees it's a weakness and obviously women get under his skin and especially women who fight back and that's what's happening with elizabeth warren and it's fun to watch. >> thanks for being with me tonight. you can read all the tweets in our all in with chris hayes facebook page. we laid them out in order. it's an entertaining read. the rachel maddow show starts right now. >> good evening. thanks for joining us. congratulations, republican party. you now as of today have a new all time fan favorite when it comes to leaders of the
republican party because it turns out he did break the record. this time last night we were not sure whether or not he would break the record, but now i can tell you with confidence that he broke the record. we've got the vote tallies in from west virginia and nebraska last night and now we can say that no republican candidate for president has ever received as many votes in the republican primary as this year's nominee, the new leader of the republican party donald trump. the previous record for most votes ever received in a republican primary was set by george w. bush in the year 2000. donald trump blew through that record last night and there are still six more states to go for him to add to his record vote total. you hear all this noise and grumbling about how donald trump is not a real republican, but no