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chief whether i could write an article about the antisemitic responses i get to what i tweet about donald trump and he gave me the go tonight on "all in" -- >> there has never been any man or woman more qualified for this office than hillary clinton. >> the 2016 odyssey continues. >> everybody can tweet, but nobody actually knows what it takes to do the job until you've sat behind the desk. >> a team of rivals reunites. >> he knows a thing or two about winning elections, take it from me.
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>> hours after the fbi recommends no charges for hillary clinton. >> we are expressing to justice our view that no charges are appropriate in this case. >> tonight, full analysis of today's epic announcement from james comey and what the president's fired-up campaign speech means for hillary. and the republican response. >> we have a rigged system, folks. >> donald trump's reaction to clinton's big day, and how the trump campaign continues to reel in the wake of that star of david tweet. >> look, anti-semitic images have no place in a presidential campaign. >> when "all in" starts right now. >> good evening from new york, i'm chris hayes. today was quite possibly the craziest day yet of the 2016 race, and given all we've been through, over the last 13 months, all the unprecedented twists and turns of this campaign, that's certainly saying something. we're looking at live pictures of donald trump campaigning in north carolina, where hillary clinton also visited earlier today. trump is trying to turn the page
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on his latest controversy, a meme sent out from his personal twitter account, depicting clinton over a file of $100 bills with a six-pointed star of david, but trump called it a sheriff's star. but then it was replaced. more on the fault of that tweet, and the origin later in the show. but tonight, an appearance by tennessee senator bob corker, perhaps the most senior member of the republican establishment to share a stage with donald trump. news also broke today the trump campaign will campaign with newt gingrich, who nbc news has confirmed is being actively vetted to join the gop ticket. they'll be together tomorrow. all that comes on the same day as perhaps the most anticipated political event since the early republican debates.
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that's president obama's first campaign appearance alongside his would-be successor hillary clinton. addressing an enthusiastic crowd in charlotte, the president was a compelling character witness, recalling his 2008 primary against hillary clinton. >> i always had to be on my game because she knew every fact and she knew every detail. and then during those 18 months, i saw the passion that she feels for anybody who's experienced injustice, anybody who's faced discrimination. >> coming up in just a bit, i'll talk with president obama's former communications director about his new role on the combine trail. all that was on today's schedule. but then this morning, in washington, d.c., less than a mile from where hillary clinton was giving an education speech, fbi director james comey walked out to a podium in front of the cameras and commanded the nation's attention. >> i have not coordinated this
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statement or reviewed it in any way with the department of justice or any other part of the government. they do not know what i'm about to say. >> after that captivating start, comey proceeded to lay out the findings of the fbi's investigation into clinton's handling of classified information while she was secretary of state, delivering a scorching assessment of her privacy e-mail system. >> from the group of 30,000 e-mails returned to the state department in 2014, 110 e-mails, in 52 e-mail chains, have been determined by the owning agency to contain classified information at the time they were sent or received. although we did not find clear evidence that secretary clinton or her colleagues intended to violate laws governing the handling of classified information, there is evidence they were extremely careless in their handling of very sensitive, highly classified information. we assess, it is possible that
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hostile actors gained access to secretary clinton's personal e-mail account. >> while you're watching that live, you don't know where it's ending up. but after that litany of errors, comey announced the fbi's final recommendation to the department of justice. >> we cannot find a case that would support bringing criminal charges on these facts. all the cases prosecuted involved some combination of clearly intentional and willful mishandling of classified information or vast quantities of information, exposed in such a way as to support an inference of intentional misconduct, or indications of disloyalty to the united states or efforts to obstruct justice. we do not see those things here. we are expressing to justice our view that no charges are appropriate in this case. >> donald trump released a statement, he is addressing now his response to what comey announced in his decision today. let's take a listen.
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>> so the a.g. met with the president, he had to, before the announcement. i mean, how about that? met with president bill clinton. how about that deal, right? he's waiting around! he's waiting at the airport. oh, look, the a.g.'s come. let me go say hello. 39 minutes, i'm going to talk about the grandkids. got two, i had are they're -- i hear they're beautiful. i have eight grandchildren and i can talk about them, and after i say, isn't she beautiful, isn't she beautiful? oh, i love the kids. but after about a minute, i can't go much longer. i want to get to business, right? for you, i want to get to business. but he didn't talk about it. he talked about golf. he talked about the grandkids. and i would say that would take anywhere from 30 seconds to a
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minute. seriously. am i right? you know, how long can you talk? >> donald trump talking about president bill clinton's meeting on the tarmac with loretta lynch, which invited quite a bit of scrutiny and many think accelerated the decision announcement at least from james comey today. comey himself, who is ultimately the person who says he made the decision, we have no reason to doubt him, would be a hard person to accuse of excessive partnership on behalf of democrats. he donated on mitt romney and john mccain's campaigns and his reputation for independence dates back to 2004 when he famously refused to sign off on the bush administration's wireless warrant tap program. speaker paul ryan said -- rnc communications director sean spicer called the decision not
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to charge clinton, quote, completely ridiculous. joining me now, sam stein from the huffington post. all i could think about, is this on in brooklyn campaign headquarters and are they white knuckling their way through this entire thing? >> hearts racing, get on with it, james comey. yeah, it was very suspenseful. and the fact that he gave a press conference was very surprising to a lot of people, myself included. he could have put in a written statement, detailing his findings, outlining his conclusion, but he chose to go in front of cameras and you have to wonder if that was a deliberate decision on his part, to placate both sides of this, to show republicans that he had gone through these details exhaustively, that he turned up a lot of poor decisions on clinton's behalf, potentially illegal decisions, but come to a determination.
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i think he was trying to split the difference and that probably fed his decision to go on camera. >> i saw folks tweeting about it, highlighting the fact that there was no indictment. when you stop for a second to consider the possibility of an alternative, which i don't think people in the clinton campaign expected in terms of how these have gone down before, but it's a little like a meteor came pretty close to earth from the perspective of the democratic party. >> correct. this was a victory for clinton in the most narrow, political sense of the word, as in, she won't be indicted. but the indictment he gave on her character certainly hurts. a lot of people, their opinions of the situation are already baked in. i don't know if it will move people. but the abuses, misconduct, et cetera, that he laid out, is back. yes, you're right. had he gone with an indictment, it would have not just changed the course of the democratic primary, it would have changed the course of history.
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it's hard to say that he looked at this and didn't let politics get into the equation. certainly there are people who have committed similar crimes as clinton did here -- i don't want to call it crimes -- similar offenses. and have gotten in trouble for it. so you can make the determination that politics played a role here. >> politics is such a broad context. this context is so distinct and unique. it's very hard to apply in terms of what went down, in terms of like the sitting nominee of one of the major parties in the midst of an election, the former first lady and secretary of state. it's making an apples to apples comparison in the case of this seems essentially impossible. >> true. and a lot of people have come out, including trump, and said, david petraeus have been charged much worse than this. but there was intent with petraeus. this is a very unique case with
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her being a unique individual running for president. this had to have factored into the decision. >> thank you very much. matthew, let me begin with you, you were tweeting about your umbrage at the decision by james comey to give this fairly extraordinary and i think quite abnormal, long monologue in announcing the charges. what did you find objectionable about that? >> yeah, extraordinary, abnormal, totally unprecedented in a lot of ways. the department of justice and the fbi's job is to investigate these cases. if they find a violation of law that they can prove in court, they bring an indictment and they make their case in court. sometimes they'll talk about it publicly when they've brought an indictment. and this is true for every
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individual they investigate. when they decline to bring charges they can announce they're not bringing charges, but what shouldn't happen is for the director of the fbi to stand up at a press conference and make a bunch of reckless charges like he did against hillary clinton today. there were a number of things he said, for example, his speculation that her e-mail could have been hacked, even when he admitted there was no evidence that was the case. it puts her in the position of having to prove a negative. it was arguably a violation of doj's own rules for how to interact with the media. >> glen, this gets to something that is the heart of the way people perceive and understand what happened here, both in this case and the clintons. which is, there's this agreement they're getting special treatment, but some people feel they're getting it in the negative, which is to say, comey wouldn't do this for anyone else, it's only because of hillary clinton, and her status that she gets gone after this way. and other folks who feel like she's getting special treatment because she's a clinton and
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they're going after her and essentially giving her a free pass. what's your understanding? >> i understand what comey did, i think it's a little bit academic, overtheoretical. had there been an announcement that she wasn't being charged under these circumstances, given who she is, in the election, without any information being given to the public about why that decision was made, i think you could argue that the credibility of the fbi and the justice department and the entire political system was really at stake, justifying a departure from normal practice. though, again, i think there are serious concerns with having an fbi director stand up and make these kinds of claims. what i do want to say is that the context here, the obama administration has been incredibly aggressive, even vin dinkative about punishing people for violating secrecy laws, like for chelsea manning and edward snowden. but you can find examples of people who were just sloppy, in
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ways that are much less extreme than hillary clinton. i mean, setting up a server at your house and passing on classified information, is the kind of thing that would get other people prosecuted. the two critical claims that hillary clinton has been making, i didn't use the home server for top secret or classified information and i turned over all my work related e-mails to the fbi, the fbi proved that those two claims she's been making to the public are false, which should raise real questions about her motive. >> matthew, respond to that. the way this is broken down is, the biggest argument, and in some ways, the one with the most teeth is to compare what happened in other circumstances. to say, wait a second, there's a navy reservists who pled down to a misdemeanor, who moved stuff to his personal hard drive. there's a few other examples. what is your response to people
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saying, essentially, this was unfair treatment? >> so i think there's a difference between that case in particular and the other cases that the department has brought, in this administration. i know in that case in particular, they were able to show that that individual knew that he was transferring classified information and after he was confronted he tried to cover his tracks. very different to what hillary clinton has said, that she did not know the information she was sending or receiving was classified. it's a very different situation. and just to one point that glen made, you know, i think he's right, it is unusual for the fbi director to come out and make this point publicly, but there's a lot of public interest here. that's true about any number of cases where they decline to bring charges. they decline to bring charges against police officers who have harmed black motorists, it's true in all kind of financial industry cases. there's often public interest. but the department has rules
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they follow and they're supposed to follow those rules for everyone and not treat anyone with special treatment, but not treat them any worse either. >> let me ask you about this, this inequality of justice. it struck me, if you go through comey's statement, it's clear there's a ton of people inside the state who are on these e-mail chains who are also essentially guilty of the same sloppiness, so to the extent it's in chains, it's harming the secretary, but also other folks who are foreign service or front line state workers who aren't being investigated or charged in this case. if you ran there kind of audit on any given cabinet secretary what exactly you would turn up in terms of the handling of this material, makes me wonder. >> that's true, in terms of the use of a personal e-mail account, but it's not true for somebody literally installing a separate server that's unprotected by encryption and any other real security in their home. and the concern from the
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beginning was, you have this server in your home because that way you get to avoid foia requests and other laws that govern what they can get. she said she turned it over. comey said, that's not true, your lawyers destroyed them, in many ways in cases that they couldn't be retrieved. >> still ahead, details on a controversial tweet from donald trump. but first, president obama gives a fiery campaign speech on his first appearance on the trail with hillary clinton. we'll play some of the highlights right after this two-minute break. fall in love with a new daily fiber. new mirafiber from the makers of miralax. it's the only fiber that supports regularity with dailycomfort fiber. so unlike others, mirafiber is less likely to cause unwanted gas.
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succeed him, the person who fought with him bitterly eight years ago, made their first joint campaign appearance of the 2016 election. secretary clinton seemed to be happy to use her speech primarily as a warm-up act for the sitting president. clinton also stressed a couple simple things. leadership and breaking down barriers. >> i saw him go toe to toe with the toughest foreign leaders and to give the order to go after osama bin laden. this, my friends, is a president who knows how to keep us safe and strong. compare that to donald trump. can you imagine him sitting in the oval office the next time america faces a crisis? just think about those early patriots who met in philadelphia that hot summer of 1776.
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they knew we would all rise or fall together. now, nobody who looked like barack obama or me would have been included back then, but we're here today because the story of america is the story of hard-fought, hard-won progress! >> then it was the president's turn who delivered the kind of stump speech, coming from a sitting president on behalf of his predecessor that is nearly unmatched in modern political history. >> i came away from that primary admiring her even more. because during that year and a half, i had a chance to see up close just how smart she was, and just how prepared she was. especially since i had to debate her a couple dozen times.
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and let's be clear, she beat me like -- now you don't have to rub it in. you don't have to rub it in now. she beat me, you know, at least the first half and then i just barely could play her to a drum. i always had to be on my game because she knew every fact, and she knew every detail. and then during the primaries again and again, i saw how, even when things didn't go her way, she'd just stand up straighter and am can back stronger. she didn't give up. >> let me tell you, north carolina, my faith in hillary clinton has always been rewarded. i have had a front-row seat to her judgment, her toughness and her commitment to diplomacy. i've witnessed it in the situation room, where she argued in favor of the mission to get bin laden. but it wasn't just what happened in the limelight that made me
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grow more and more to admire and respect hillary. it was how she acted when the cameras weren't on. it was knowing how she did her homework. i'm here to tell you that the truth is, nobody fully understands the challenges of the job of president until you've actually sat at that desk. everybody's got an opinion. but nobody actually knows the job until you're sitting behind the desk. everybody can tweet. but nobody actually knows what it takes to do the job until you've sat behind the desk. i mean, sasha tweets, but she doesn't think that she should be
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sitting behind the desk. and there has never been any man or woman more qualified for this office than hillary clinton. ever. so the bottom line is, i know hillary can do the job. and that's why i am so proud, north carolina, to endorse hillary clinton as the next president of the united states! >> if what you care is who is going to be fighting for ordinary folks who are fighting for a better life for themselves and their children, then i don't know how you vote for the guy who's against a minimum wage, against unions, against making sure that everybody gets a fair shot, against legislation for equal pay, against sick leave and family leave, against all
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the things that working families care about. i mean, even the -- even the republicans on the other side don't really know what the guy's talking about. [ laughter ] they really don't. they really don't. you ask them, they're all, like, i don't know. [ laughter ] then they kinda duck the other way. am i joking? no. now let me just say, i know everybody guy talks about making america great again. america's really great. and just the other day, somebody was writing about, wow, when you look at the surveys in the world, turns out that when obama came into office, the world didn't think we were that great, but now they think we're the greatest.
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they think we're the strongest, they think we're the best positioned. we were in a hole before i came into office, but right now the world -- the rest of the world thinks we're pretty darn great. by the way, you can look that up. that's a fact. that's not just something i just made up and tweeted. hillary understood and continues to understand that just a bunch of tough talk doesn't replace the hard work of diplomacy. a bunch of phony bluster doesn't keep us safe. you can't be reckless, you don't have the luxury of just saying what pops into your head you've actually got to know what you're talking about. you've got to actually do your homework. i couldn't be prouder of the things we've done together, but i'm ready to pass the baton. and i know that hillary clinton is going to take it, and i know she can run that race, the race to create good jobs and better schools and safer streets and a
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safer world, and that's why i'm fired up! and that's why i'm ready to go! that's why i'm with her! that's why i need you! to work just as hard to make sure that hillary rodham-clinton is the next president of the united states of america. god bless you, north carolina! god bless you. >> when we come back, former white house communications director on what today's rally signals about the campaign to come. pretty much over. (friend) wish we could start it from the beginning. (jon bon jovi) with directv, you can. you see, we've got the power to turn back time let's start over, let's rewind and let's go back and not quit the gym and have a chance to say goodbye to grampy tim oh, that's the power to turn back time. (vo) get the ultimate all-included bundle. call 1-800-directv.
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communications director for president obama, anita dunn. it struck me watching that, the president his, i think, been really looking forward to doing this. it's remarkable to see him out in this mode, as the sitting president, campaigning for someone else. >> well, chris, thanks for having me on. i couldn't agree with you more. you saw, he was fired up, he was ready to go, he was with her. and he's going to be with her throughout this campaign. you know, when you run against somebody, you get to know them in a very special way. i think when president obama talked today about her perseverance, about her getting knocked down and getting back up, about her beating him in debates in 2008, all of those things were real. this isn't an endorsement he's mailing in. he means it when he says he thinks she's the best candidate, the most qualified to be president. and he's going to do everything he can to make sure that happens. >> i was surprised that he went back with such intensity to that
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period when they ran against each other. because i think in a lot of circles, folks sort of being of that as taboo, and that was an interesting choice in terms of him vouching for her. >> well, that's really where he, i think, grew to respect her and to feel that she should be an indispensable part of his cabinet and she was the kind of leader he could campaign for. president obama respects competition and cough -- tough competitors, and she was a tough competitor. i think he felt, she tough, she's smart, she would make a great president some day, just not what i'm running. you're going to see someone now who really means it, she should be president. >> you had vice president al
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gore, clinton didn't campaign much for gore. people talked about that, maybe it was a wrong strategic choice. and the reagan and bush, thaz weren't particularly close, those two men. reagan wasn't hitting the stump. we haven't seen anything like this in our political lifetimes, if i'm not mistaken. >> i agree with that. we've seen some cases, particularly 1960 where dwight eisenhower spent -- rather famously said it would take him days to come up with richard nixon's biggest accomplishment as his vice president. you've seen some bad chemistry out there. this is real. part of that you saw today was president obama saying to his
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supporters, i'm with her, i made this decision, i'm vouching for her. and giving people permission to go full heartedly behind her. not that i think people need a lot of urging at this point. i think the choice, as he said, is so clear. and he is a perfect example of someone who is not just against trump, but is for hillary clinton. >> that was to me the most striking thing, and the thing that he can bring to that message, particularly for solidifying the majority that he's gotten now twice. anita dunn, thank you. >> thank you, chris. still to come, nasa celebrates a five-year mission to jupiter that was nearly perfect. nearly perfect. i'll explain that ahead. ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪
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>> that part i got. >> he's also showing off his inner thespian, acting opposite amy schumer. but it wasn't until yesterday watching an ad that i got a better understanding of who he really is. >> almost half the country belongs to minority groups, lesbian, african american, bi, and transgender and native american and proud of it. we know that labels don't devalue us. they help define us, keeping us dialed into our cultures and our beliefs in who we are as americans. this year, patriotism shouldn't just be about pride of country, it should be about love, love beyond age, disability, sexuality, race, religion, and any other labels. because the second any of us
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find your walk near you at we just did the hardest thing nasa has ever done, the quote from one scientist about the mission to jupiter. took five years and 1.7 billion miles to travel the solar systems to this planet. here's what juno saw on its journey. these are images of jupiter and some of its moons before it had to shut off its cameras on final approach. last night, scientists at nasa in pasadena, california, waited in anticipation for the spacecraft to complete its half decade flight and begin circling jupiter's orbit. in order to do that, traveling at 165,000 miles an hour, had to! on its brakes, and they got a signal of success from the
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spacecraft and cheers of relief here on earth. >> we have the tone for burn cutoff on delta b. welcome to jupiter. >> perhaps there was one person in that room not celebrating, and that's due to a dramatic error in the timing of juno's arrival at jupiter's orbit. just how wrong the calculations were, in 60 seconds. ls. yet up to 90% fall short in getting key nutrients from food alone. let's do more... ...add one a day men's 50+. complete with key nutrients we may need. plus it helps support healthy blood pressure with vitamin d and magnesium. hello welcome to holiday inn. running our own business, we've been traveling a lot. a hotel looking to help small businesses succeed is incredible. thank you. holiday inn is an extension of our team. book your next journey at
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>> nasa did it again. that says it all to me. and i am so happy to be part of the team that did that. >> it's been quite a ride for nasa spacecraft juno. 1.7 billion miles, traveling at speeds topping 165,000 miles per hour. kudos are being sent around like this tweet from president obama. incredible. after a five-year journey, we're upclose and personal with our
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solar system's largest planet. the new yorker points out, nasa has a habit of scheduling maneuvers with patriotic holidays. the path finder on july 4th, then last night's endeavor, a difficult one that was executed almost flawlessly, almost. the probe had to survive a lot to successfully enter jupiter's orbit, had to travel through intense belts of radiation, damaging debris, while moving faster than any other human-made object has gone ever before, before slamming on the brakes to capture the orbit around it. after all that, juno began circumstance leling jupiter one second off its scheduled arrival. try not to beat yourself up too much for that, nasa. more cool pictures to come.
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>> on saturday, a tweet featuring this image was blasted out to donald trump's 9.5 million twitter followers. if you're anything like me, your reaction was, wow, that star sure looks like the star of david which nazis sewed to clothing during the holocaust to identify jews. the image sort of immediately combined many of the long standing symbols of anti-semitism. people immediately began pointing out that reality. "donald trump again playing to the white supremacist." trump then tweeted a new image with the star of david replaced. then deleted the original version of the tweet. and trump and his allies were not admitting wrongdoing. cory lewandowski said the star
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was not a star of david, but a simple sheriff's star. >> the bottom line, this is political correctness run amok. if this was a star next to hillary clinton and didn't have the cash behind it, no one would be questioning this. this is the mainstream media trying to read into something. >> trump tweeted, dishonest media is trying their absolute best to depict a star of david, rather than a sheriff's star. all right, the use of the star of david does not appear to have been a coincidence, the website traced it to an internet message board of white supremacists and it was traced to a twitter user who tweeted
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images like this one, hillary clinton's face in the shape of a swastika. makes for an odd excuse, since many of the images are racist and anti-semitic. he noted the star image is available under microsoft's shapes. later tweeted that he proudly celebrates holidays with my wife's amazing jewish family for the past 16 years. if this were a different candidate, you could dismiss it as unfortunate, but it's troubling, including for one conservative who said such tweets are a feature in trump's campaign, and i'll talk to him next.
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♪ take on the unexpected with a car that could stop for you. nissan safety shield technologies available in the altima, sentra and maxima. >> anti-semitic images have no place in a presidential campaign. candidates should know that. the tweet's been deleted. i don't know what flunky put this up there, they got to fix that. >> that's house speaker paul ryan having to explain away an outrage from donald trump's campaign, a now deleted tweet of the star of david which was lifted from an anti-semitic twitter user. it's not normal for us to think, darn it, i accidentally tweeted something anti-semitic.
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the latest incident did not happen in a vacuum. more than once, trump has retweeted users, white genocide. fortune found trump has retweeted 75 -- one website said our glorious leader and ultimate saviour has gone full, wink wink wink to his most aggressive supporters. prominent trump critic rick wilson penned a alert to reince priebus, calling to have trump block the neo-nazzees, anti-semites -- at this rate, there won't be an
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autopsy into this cycle. it will be a funeral pile and a going out of business sale. joining me now, rick wilson. what cracked me up about reading that was there is something just simple to do here, which is just block people with obvious abhorrent views, spreading obvious -- if you spend any time in the online world of trumpism, you're just never more than one click away from it. it's really a stunning thing to see up close. >> it really is, chris. the fact of the matter is, donald trump understands who these people are. i've come to believe that, as i said in the piece, it's not a bug, it's a feature. this is a guy who understands that the center of his play is this deeply resentful, edge case group of people who really believe that the jews control the world and that this is --
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that white nationalism is the future of american politics. and they range in sophistication from, you know, the guys who are fairly clever race-baiters who try to stay out of the dirtier slums to the crazies in moms basement screaming for hot pockets and a new holocaust. but he tweets with all of these people, engages with these folks, re-tweets them. every single time the guy tweets something, the top four or five responses come from these bots and neo-nazi kids who are his biggest fan base. the guy will not disavow them. he wouldn't disavow david duke when he was confronted, he wouldn't disavow the clan when confronted. this is a guy where racism is baked in the cake, and he's deeply disconnected from the majority of americans' feelings on things, like having a new race war. >> i had a moment this weekend, or yesterday or today, with
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citing what's in microsoft's shapes, and something about a sheriff's star. how did we get here? if it were any other campaign, you'd look at this and go, that was a dumb oversight. but it's because of how consistent this has been that you're litigating the origins of an image if you pass by any competent staffer, republican, democrat, left or right, would immediately say, do not associate that with the official campaign account. >> look, as i put it, the dominant weight of a star of david over a pile of money is not a sheriff. the dominant weight of that is the mid century unpleasantness from the holocaust. these people know what's going on. they're trolling all this stuff and they're pulling out material that they know is responsive and
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stimulating to the base of trump's support. and the people that are involved in this, on trump's campaign, such as it is. they're terrified to tell him no. and the ones who are doing this, obviously, they recognize who they're stroking and who they're appealing to. so good job reince and everybody else who has endorsed this guy. because you're going to get the sting of his continued flirtation with the scuzzier parts of the racist internet all over you. >> i thought about that today when i watched bob corker on the stage with trump in north carolina. corker was up there and it was so perfect. he literally couldn't say a single laud tore thing about the man whose campaign appearance he's at. he said, these rallies are not like my rallies. and then he said, i spent some time with your family, they seem like nice people. and that was it. he was done. and i thought to myself, this is
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the closest -- what is the convention going to be? four days of talking about how he genetically is related to people who are decent. they're going to have to figure out what the line is. >> at this point, i think it's going to look like the very worst episode of battle of the network stars ever. it's going to be c and d and e list people on that stage who aren't relevant to the american public, who are sycophants to donald trump and i'm still wondering how we're going to pay for it, since no one's raising any money for the rnc because the top of the ticket is deadly poisonous, and the companies that would normally be supporting the convention have run for the hills and rightfully so. >> because they don't want to find themselves on the wrong end of a star of david tweet. thank you. >> thank you. i want to offer condoles to ad nick va, a man who emgooded public service.
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you'll be missed. that's "all in" for this evening. steve kornacki is in for rachel maddow. >> thanks to you for staying with us. rachel has the night off. every relationship has its ups and downs and we'll start at the lowest of all the low moments in the history between barack obama and hillary clinton. this is from the saturday night before the new hampshire primary eight years ago back in 2008. to put this in some context, barack obama had just scored his historic upset win in the iowa caucuses, he was surging in the polls in new hampshire, had all the momentum in the world. looked like he would steamroll his way to the nomination. on the flip side, that saturday night, hillary clinton's campaign was in total turmoil. not only had she just lost iowa, she had come in third place there. she finished behind john edwards.


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