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>> i think we should begin day one, msnbc. >> where else? is. >> it was bare bones, nerve wracking. >> i can't believe it's been 20 years. >> msnbc was at such a cutting edge place. >> favorite msnbc memory? >> she does not have a short memory. i have a short memory. >> thank you so much, reverend. >> a campaign fueled by anger. >> they're saying what happened to my america? >> she's the ultimate politician. >> there's no one in the history of the country who has been on center stage as long as hillary clinton has. >> i look at people as being, in
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many cases, pretty vicious. >> he speaks off the cuff. >> they're bringing drugs, they're bringing crimes, they're rapist, and so rapist. >> how do two people so different get to the same place in history? >> her mother taught hillary so much by her strength. >> when i do something -- >> this is the story how we got from there, to here. >> this will be the nastiest general election in this country. >> what's at stake in this election, everything. hello, i'm chris matthews.
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hillary clinton versus donald trump, talk about two people with virtually nothing in common. different careers, different personalties, different whatever. clinton, a classic democrat toting a top drawer political resume. trump, an electoral phenomenon, and people fed up with politics. let's begin with a grand event when these very people chose enter other's company. whoever said a picture sis wort a thousand words, think millions, think billions. we're talking about the cost of the event and the penalty wealth of the host. at the highest social season, donald trump's wedding to a model. pews were filled with names to
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bring on the papparazi, fans and guests alike. >> as soon as i walked in the church and saw shaq sitting next to hillary clinton, i thought this is going to be some who's who. >> what began with the wedding ended in an american ball room, donald trump sprawling maralago, where he and his new wife posed with a wedding candid with the world famous couple. hardly a decade later, both groom and guests tried to deny any true regard either for the invitations or the acceptance. hillary speaks as if her attendance in someone's wedding, even this grand, was some spur of the moment affair. >> i happen to be in florida and i thought it would be fun to go to his wedding because it's always entertaining. now that he's running for president, it's a little more troubling. >> i think the clintons wish
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that photograph was never taken. >> trump says it was no more than a business expense. >> trump said he invited the clintons because he may need something from them. >> his story is i buy all of these people. i invite them to things, they show up because i pull the strings. >> in truth, trumpa has regulary supported congress, and hillary clinton's run for president in 2008. when hillary clinton ended years of well-teased speculation and announced her quest for the 2016 democratic nomination. >> every day americans need a champ yop and champion, and i was the champion. >> she was immediately the favorite. on the republican t looked to be crowded, filled with ambitious politicians like jeb bush, marco rubio, and rick perry. then on june 16th, 2015, donald trump launched his bid for the white house. >> i am officially running for
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president of the united states. and we are going to make our country great again. >> and experts weren't exactly sure what to make of it. >> the huffington post initially said they were only going to cover his campaign in theirent 18ment sections, not their politics section. >> i looked at it and thought, come on, going down the staircase, the trump tower, the gold, the super model, all of those trappings, what's that tell an eye whiowa voter. >> athen we did a poll, can i b honest here? i looked at the results and i said, i hate myself. i've been doing this for a long time, i missed this by a mile. >> but zongby didn't initially consider trump a serious candidate. >> when mexico sends its people,
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they're not sending their best. they're bringing drugs, they're bringing crime, they're rapists, and some i assume are good people. >> people thought, oh, this will be the end of trump, you can't say something like that. >> later, trump would insult the 2008 republican nominee, senator john mccain, over being captured in vietnam. >> he's a war hero because he was captured. i like people who weren't captured. >> and pope francis for his immigration stance. >> for a religious leader to question a person's faith is disgracef disgraceful. >> then, this wild tweet was sent out, maybe donald trump negotiated a bill with his buddy, hillary clinton, contending this would put her in the white house. tweeted political reporter david freedlanner, all i'm saying is there is no evidence trump is a clinton plant than evidence he isn't. his evidence, that photo of the politicians and celebrities
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smiling together only a decade earlier. and many of clinton's supporters had a hard time viewing trump as a threat to the two-time new york senator and former secretary of state. >> everyone said he was going to be a summer fling. i think everybody wholesale, did not think that he was going to have any transaction. >> in fact, at times, clinton herself didn't seem to be taking candidate trump seriously. >> donald trump, finally a candidate whose hair gets more attention than mine. >> like clinton, democratic consultant terry delldale already knew from when he was a contenta contesta contestant. >> the donald trump that i'm seeing now is not the donald trump that i saw then. the donald trump that i met was engaging, charming, and the donald trump i see now is angry,
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vitriolic, ande vitriolic, and reckless. >> donald j. donald trump is calling for a total and complete shut down of muslims entering the united states, until our country's representatives can figure out what the heck is going on. >> a lot of commentators scratched their chins and they say, my good, how can a candidate for president say the things that donald trump has said. >> and some of these pundits among the most dishonest people in the world by the way. >> clearly they haven't spent 30 seconds over the last decade listening to talk radio in this country. >> some day, they're going to name that wall after donald trump perhaps i have to make it nice. >> his tone is a reflection of the tone that 50 million plus people hear every day. >> i'm not a hateful person. i'm a person who loves people. >> a significant percentage of the population, overlooked by
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the washington elite. >> the angry white male, they're finding full vent and what's happened now is we've had three decades of number one, status anxiety, real anxiety over whether or not i'm going to stay in the middle class, whether or not my children will be in the middle class. all the talk about the huge demographic changes, the growth of nonwhites, immigrants, latinos, muslims, and they're looking out and saying, what happened to my america? my country and my world is going to hell in a hand basket. >> this was my take a year after trump announced,s and says this guy's got it. it may be to some b.s., but may be 10%, and 20%, and i think its working class republicans are going to say, the rest of these guys are pencil-neck
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intellectua intellectuals. >> if hillary clinton was joking about trump's candidate, when she appeared on late night with seth meyers, she wasn't laughing it off anymore. >> you know, i have to say, seth, i no longer think he's funny. >> as the calendar turned from 2015 to 2016, both candidates were about to face serious battles with in their own parties. and the people enjoying each other's company in this picture came to represent two very different versions of america's future. >> we have an old system that's -- instead of expectations, it seems to be crumb bli crumbling. it's very difficult figuring all of this out. s with ed can... take viagra when they need it. ask your doctor if your heart is healthy enough for sex. do not take viagra if you take nitrates for chest pain or adempas® for pulmonary hypertension. your blood pressure could drop to an unsafe level. to avoid long-term injury, seek immediate medical help
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. as primary season began in early 2016, among the crowded
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field were two candidates who had known each other for a long time and who voters knew, too. >> they've created isis, hillary clinton created isis with obama. >> he was referring to clinton's original backing of the 2003 invasion of iraq. >> donald trump has cultivated outrage, that's his brand. >> that's a pretty disgraceful situation. >> the united states is being ripped off. >> plus, reporters can make things up and as you know, they do. >> hillary clinton has been controversial in her own right, as well. >> donald trump thought he could make money off the people's misery. >> donald trump has succeeded in getting in the heads of his republican opponents, and i just don't think that'll ever happen with hillary. she's tough enough to not let him phase her. >> there's nothing funny about the hate he is spewing. >> it seemed hillary clinton and donald trump might be heading
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for a political showdown. but to understand how they got there, we need to know where they came from. >> she was born in the midwest, in the middle of the century, the daughter of a navy petty officer, a stanch republican and anti-communist. >> despite his traditional world view, hillary's father recognized his daughter's intelligence and urged her to compete for positions previously limited to men. >> he also taught her that any show of emotion was a show of weakness and that's one of the reasons why she is so buttoned up when she's performing. >> weloff stage she's so much m open and friendly. and charming. >> clinton says her mother, dorothy, fled an abusive
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background as a teen. >> her mother taught hillary so much by her strength, her ability to get back up, and hillary often says, i'm still standing. they've come after me for 20 years, and i'm still standing. and she credits her mom. >> i can still hear her saying, life's not about what happens to you, it's about what you do with what happens to you, so get back out there. >> with her parents' encouragement, hillary rodham, became the first student at the women's college to deliver a commencement speech in 1969. >> the challenge now is to practice politics as the art of making what appears to be impossible possible. fear is always with us but we just don't have time for it, not now. >> from wellsly, she went to law school, and met a fellow student named bill clinton. >> boys had always been in timidated by her, she was just
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so smart and saw very early they could make a great political pair. >> in fact, clinton's drive at that time can be compared to that of a young donald trump. >> if there's anything that links the two of them together, it would be ambition. >> born just a year before clinton, trump grew up as the favorite son of a new york real estate developer. >> i grew up with a wonderful family. >> in eighth grade, trump's parents sent him to the new york military academy, where he attained the rank of captain, and experienced both toughened and shaped him. >> he was a guy who knew how to set goals for himself. >> i want to keep the cost down to a very low point. >> notice the tie, notice the knot on the tie. this is a double windsor. this is something you learn to do in the military. he ties the same knot because this is engrained into us. it's the same thing with the honor code. it's engrained into us. i think that when somebody signs an agreement, they should live by that agreement. >> if you had some be that you
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were having a quarrel with or whatever, you can't just go home to mommy and deal with it that way, you have to take on these other people. you have to be a winner or you're going to be a loser for life. >> i do look at the world as being a tough place. i look at people as being, in many cases, pretty vicious, and unless you're going to have a certain way you're going to be eaten clinton, trump graduated from the wharton school, then joining his father's real estate empire. trump focused on the bright lights of manhattan, becoming a national personality as he altered the city's skyline. >> one of the interesting things about any international convention is the surprising people who show up on the floor and here tonight is real estate tycoon and bestselling, donald trump. >> thank you very much. >> you're welcome. >> in 1988, trump appeared at
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the republican national convention offering a window into his future ambitions. >> you have said if you ran for president, you'd win? >> i think i'd have a very good chance. i like to win when i do something. i like to do well and i could i probably would have a pretty good chance. >> when bill clinton was elected president in 1992, trump was quick to publicly applaud the voter's decision. >> i think they made the right choice. i think he's got energy. >> he also developed a fondness for hillary clinton, who set out to redefine the role of first lady. >> she was a first lady who got involved in policy discussions, and policy debates in the white house. >> and it was bill clinton himself who championed his wife's future. >> when i asked him, well, what do you see as the future after eight years of bill clinton, he said eight years of bill, eight years of junior senator from new york, yet despite she was also a newcomer to new york, clinton won the
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election, as well as reelection in 2006. among her donors, trump. in 2008, clinton lost to barrack obama, who appointed her secretary of state. >> thank you for this honor. >> she was a very unusual secretary of state, particularly one who had a large potential political future in front of her. it was an extreme obsession with her popularity, her staff was constantly sifting through poling data that says hillary clinton is at heart a politician, that she's always calculating the odds. >> by contrast, trump is larkgey viewed as a political outsider. in 2013, michael caputo tried to recruit him, to run for governor and oust andrew coupleuomo.
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trump rallies don't feel like political events at all. the music is blaring, and people are dancing. people are there in trump gear. it feels more like a sporting event or kobs effoconcert than political rally. >> donald trump has fans, most politicians have supporters. >> and throughout the primary season, the candidate from the other side of the aisle was also challenging the old order. and getting a similar reaction from his crowds. >> it is not just about electing
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a president. it is about creating a political revolution. >> i don't think that anyone thought bernie sanders, with the message he's been repeating for the past 30 years, was going to make it as far as he did with young people. >> we need real tax reform which says the wealthiest people, you're going to have to start paying your fair share of taxes. >> i've never seen two candidates tap into the anger that's in the country, the group that thinks the political system is rigged, and both bernie sanders and donald trump talked to that group. >> on the republican side, trump started out with 16 opponents, all representing different ideologies and agendas, but united on one issue. >> no matter what ted cruz and trump were saying, or marco rubio was saying, no matter what happened throughout this entire primary process, they continued to attack hillary clinton. >> you put me on is that stage against her next september she won't get within ten miles of the white house.
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>> i'm running for president because there's no way we can elect hillary clinton to continue the policies of barack obama. >> before any republican candidate could fully concentrate on a democratic opponent, there was the issue of winning over the gop faithful. >> jeb bush looked like he was probably the front runner to be the nominee, $100 million committed to super ppack money d did not pan out. >> donald trump decided he had to get rid of jeb bush and belittling him. for the longest while, jeb didn't fight back. >> don't fall asleep when i mention the name. he's a low-energy person. >> that's a low-energy individual. >> people didn't think he actually wanted it and didn't think he had the strength to be the president of the united states in very difficult times. >> we're going to keep winning,
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winning, winning, and we are going to make america great again! >> you can always tell how he's going to attack someone because he nicknames them. so it was little marco mooarco rubio, who he named assi impete and weak. >> of all the candidates, ted cruz initially appeared to have the most civil relationship with trump. >> ted cruz was chargely on tla sidelines saying i like him, i'm not going to mud sling him. we saw that change. >> he's very specific about why it's spelled. >> there's no g in lyin' ted. >> you knew when you heard people in the crowd.
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>> the drem accuraemocratic con off to a start. sanders emphasized her had no intention for pouncing on clinton for using had her private e-mail account as secretary of state. >> the american people are sick and tired about hearing about your e-mails. >> after he became successful, he got what he called candidates disease. all the sudden we think, darnit, i never thought i could win, but maybe i can. and he started saying some tough things about secretary clinton. >> i don't believe that she is qualified if she is threw her super pack taking tens of millions of dollars in special interest loans. >> she never lost her spot as democratic front runner, sanders' message was gaining transaction and clinton was fighting back. >> it's time to end the very artful smear that you and your campaign have been carrying out in recent weeks. >> by this point, trump was
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including some of sanders' rhetoric in his arsenal against clinton. >> hillary is a disaster, folks. she has bad judgment, said by bernie sanders. he's given me a lot of my best lines. >> and just as trump was making endroads with republicans, sanders attracted constituents, he expected to rally for them. >> women who didn't remember the days when the thought of a female white house nominee seemed impossible. >> young women carry more student debt and women have specific healthcare needs that are very expensive and bernie sanders has very strong responses to both of those issues. >> there is no economic reason for women being underpaid. it is just old-fashioned sexism. we will end that. >> after trump had vanquished his rivals, sanders ignored calls to step aside and see the nomination to clinton. by early april, he had taken 15
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states and more than 100 delegates. >> bernie sanders certainly put a scare into hillary clinton, as someone who showed an ability to excite voters the way she hasn't, some know who can draw big crowds and come off as a more authentic mess edgenger foe mood of the country than she's been able to do. >> if you don't have the guts to defend your ideas in a free election, get another job. ♪ nah. what else? what if we hire more sales reps? ♪ nah. what else? what if we digitize the whole supply chain? so people can customize their bike before they buy it. that worked better than expected. i'll dial it back. yeah, dial it back. just a little. live business, powered by sap. when you run live, you run simple.
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the perpetrators pay a heavy quote for their treeson. more than 750 soldiers have been detain detained. hillary rodham clinton. >> it was april 2016, in the race for the presidency, donald trump and hillary clinton were emerging as the front runners of their respective parties. victory was neither there for each candidate. >> for the republican contested convention was looking like a real possibility. >> donald trump is not getting to 1237 before cleveland. we're going to a contested convention. >> and in the other party, clinton was feeling the burn. >> you may have heard senator sanders say i'm unqualified to be president, seriously, i've been called a lot of things over the years but unqualified has not been one of them. >> tuesday, april 19th, a big prize was at stake and it was
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the state that gave both druona trump and hillary clinton a home field advantage. and after the votes were in, it was a sweet home coming for both candidates with deep ties to new york. >> today you proved once again there's no place like home. >> i can think of nowhere that i would rather have this victory. >> both hillary clinton and donald trump scored decisive wins in several other states in a pivotal week putting their competitors on the ropes. >> god bless new york. >> the candidates with a compensated history seemed like they were on a collision course with each other. >> i think the selection is between two americas. >> if the battle would eventually come down to clinton versus trump, it would be important to note that war would be waged in the same geographical areas and also what seemed like two opposite americas. >> hillary clinton and donald
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trump won in similar states, but won different constituencies within those states. >> and their primaries not facing each other, both candidates concurred contiguous states from louisiana to mississippi. >> clinton will win women, and trump will win men. trump will win more less-educated voters. trump will win more down-scale voters. >> one americexplanation why th winning within same states is he's winning whites in areas whites are feeling a lot of racial threat from the rise of minorities, and she's winning minorities within those same states. >> dirk thompson wonders with the race for voters is all about race. >> when google looked at heat
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maps for racist jobes, kes, it to overlay with donald trump's support, so it is possible that he's winning among whites who feel racial tension with the blacks and hispanics that hillary clinton herself is winning. >> her strongest support is actually, you know, after condition american wome african-american women. women who withstood a lot and is still standing and feel very connected to that. >> and once and for all, let's gr guarantee equal pay for women. >> double in punishment for abortion,ion? as a principlprinciple. >> it would be a forced that could quickly retreat. as people who have seen trump's bluntne bluntness, are wondering if it will be one of his voters. >> water boards ing fine but not
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tough enough. >> he's totally the opposite of being politically correct. he says what he means, which is refreshing. >> on a personal level, it's refreshing. donald trump wins among people who say he tells it like it is. hillary clinton does really poorly on altogetheren 'tisity. a lot of voters think he's lying all the time, and bernie sanders has had tremendous success, winning constill wan winning consit wanes she won years ago. >> our nbc producer has been covering the trump campaign since august 2015. she says the demographics for trump and sanders supporters may have differed but they shared a similar hunger for change. >> not only were the roles of this campaign different, but the ele ele electorate was different. he was taking on a system that made them largely in the past feel marginalized. it was expanding the base in terms of people who would have
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been republicans, except they didn't feel like anyone was talking to them. >> we are going to make america great again. >> i will stand for and fight for you. >> as the weeks raced by, clinton and trump, containing the mass delegates they would need for their parties. heading towards like it was becoming more apparent that this was one unusual match ups in modern times. >> i think this election will boil down to two to voters fear less in the white house. >> andrew winestein, played a prominent role in the campaigns of newt gingrich and bob dole and will be voting this year for hillary clinton. welcome! searching for a great used car? we want one that's well maintained. just say show me cars with service records. find the cars you want, avoid the ones you don't, plus get a free carfax report with every listing. that's the one. start your used car search at carfax.com
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let's go forward, let's win the nomination. >> april 26th, 2016 was a pivotal day for hillary clinton. she won four out of five eastern states including connecticut, and pennsylvania. the wins pushed her into delegate territory that time seemed difficult for bernie sanders to beat. >> we have to keep winning. we have to win more. >> it was an even better night for donald trump. >> this is a far-bigger win than we even expected, all five. >> eight days later after trump also carried indiana, all the talk of a contested republican convention was silenced when his only two remaining competitors, ted cruz, and john kasich, dropped out of the race. but even as the political rivals rose within their parties, they continued to encounter intense anger. >> there are hillary haters just as there are donald trump
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haters. >> the hillary clinton, donald trump is access of evil is the most brutal i've ever encountered. >> donald trump brings hate to every speech, he brings meat ha this country. >> hillary clinton is a very polarizing figure. >> even the ones that don't particularly care for hillary clinton are absolutely frightened at the notion of a trump presidency. >> i think most people who are undecided right now are undecided because they hate both candidates and are trying to decide which they hate less. >> donald trump and hillary clinton share the dubious position of being president in history, and 59% unfavorables for trump, 54% for clinton. >> they are unprecedented at least in terms of how far back we can go with polling data. >> john zagbi believes it will be tough for trump and clinton to reverse their negative numbers.
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>> i think to a large degree, they're really not going to be able to change their image very much. they are very well-known characters. >> judgements about healthcare too offer seem divorced from common sense. >> there's no one in the history of the country who has been on center stage in american political life as long as hillary clinton has been, who is being considered for the presidency of the united states. so when you are center stage for that long, you become a divisive figure. >> torture works, okay, folks. >> donald trump, the method by which he secured the nomination, while successful, certainly raised his negatives higher than any other successful nominee for president in the history of either party. >> and he is a deeply in secure narcissistic juvenile man who is blatantly dishonest. >> e lease jordan, a former aide to and fall, can't embrace
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themselves to support the front runner. >> he needs to behave like a statesman, not a carnival barker and until that happens there are a lot of people who can't get on board with him. >> march of 2016, 60 prominent republican former national security experts vowed to actively oppose donald trump. among their concerns, trump would jeopardize national security. major republican politicians including george bush, lindsey gram, and mitt romney either refused endorse her speak out against their party's front runner. >> this recklessness is recklessness in the extreme. but we shouldn't accept ugliness as the norm. >> seven weeks after slamming trump's campaign style, speaker of the house paul ryan and other gop leaders met with him in an attempt to unify their fractured party. >> we are now planting the seeds to get ourselves unified. >> the speaker called the meeting encouraging but fell sht of endorsing trump.
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not only were there some republicans having trouble stumping for trump, they were actually crossing into enemy territory. >> the problem is one of the candidates actually is qualified to be president, although i disagree with her on almost everything, and the other not, and actually represents a much more fundamental risk to our system if he is elected and put in the oval office. >> andrew winestein made his living as a republican strategyi strategist. he decided to join the reluctant hillary block. >> hillary clinton is like a migraine headache. it's a terrible agonizing pain that will be goodbye in four years. donald trump is a metastatic position, and could do lasting damage to the insurance constituti institution. >> all the smart people had decided that before the campaign began, it was actually over, and that hillary clinton was the nominee. >> clinton's democratic rival,
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bernie sanders was tapping into the same emotion trump was fueling, an overwhelming anger. but unlike trump's rivals, bernie sanders was refusing to throw in the towel. >> big percentages of bernie people are going to vote for trump. you watch. >> what bernie sanders and donald trump represent is i don't have to rely on, you know, political allies, i don't have to rely on the status quo. >> harlin hill is a sanders supporter and can't back his own party's candidate. >> hillary clinton is informed by 30 years of lies, deceit, and fraud, and we need somebody to take a look at the problems we're facing and say we're not going to be beholding to the past. >> they've beeni running agains some of the policies, trade, dered deregulati deregulation, does that concern
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you? >> they're not running against new jobs, and running against every american at the top. >> i saw she was pandering to corporate interest, and wouldn't release transcripts. my distrust of her as a person, not only as a candidate, i disqualified. >> bernie sanders says he's shot squa she's not qualified because she suffers from bad judgment. >> clinton tried to direct the negative attention back to trump. >> i said he was unqualified to be president, i believe that deeply, and i do not want americans and, you know, good-thinking republicans, as well as democrat being and independents, to start to believe that this is a normal candida candidatec candidatecies. >> the biggest question remains, what will this country look like after november? i am her best friend. i am her ally. so i asked about adding once-daily namenda xr to her current treatment
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this will be the nastiest general election in the history of our country. >> jeb bush, we call him low-energy, lyin' ted. >> it was spring, donald trump had become the presumptive nominee on the republican side and the general election was insight. throughout the primary year, trump knocked out his republican opponents in part by analyzing their weak points and slapping them with insulting nicknames that stuck. >> you go to his rallies, and they say lyin' ted. >> they know his lines because he drills it home again, and again, and again. >> we were all waiting for the hillary clinton brand to come out. >> and when i can focus on hillary, as i say, crooked hillary, when i focus on hillary, she'll go down easier than any of the people we just beat. >> and crooked hillary is what he's come up with. >> and we can all go against
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crooked hillary clinton and beat her. >> and when he finally started calling her crooked hillary, we knew that we had reached a point where he was looking towards the general election. >> shortly after trump debuted crooked hillary, he had another line of attack. >> i think the only card she has is the woman's card. she's not nothing else going. >> mr. trump accused me of playing the, quote, woman card. well, if fighting for women's healthcare, and paid family leave, and equal pay is playing the woman card, then deal me in! clinton quickly retaliated with the official woman card web site. >> we came up with the idea of a woman's card, which unfortunately didn't give you a discount even though we don't get equal pay for the work we do. >> running against hillary clinton is very different than running against any one of those people that we ran against in the primary, and it's going to be a very difficult battle.
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>> we're going to wage a positive campaign. i'm not going to respond to anything he says about me. >> hillary cannot get down, dirty, and in the trenches with donald trump. if it she responds, she runs the risk of being marco rubioized, and ted cruzed. whenever you climb down into the sewer with mr. trump, you're the one who comes out with the sewage. >> with six more big primaries looming in early june, including california and new jersey, hillary clinton still hadn't won enough delegates for the nomination, but seemed to turn her attention from bernie sanders to trump, launching a blistering attack on the presumptive nominee. >> donald trump's ideas aren't just different, they are dangerously in coherant. they're not even really ideas, just a series of bizarre rants, personal feuds, and outright lies.
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>> as clinton went on the attack, trump accused a mexican-american judge in his lawsuit university, trump u, of having an absolute conflict because what trump said about those crossing the rio grand into the united states. >> the judge who happens to be which we believe, is mexican, which is fine, ought to look into judge curiel, because of what he's doing is a total disgrace. >> days after endorsing trump, paul ryan joined others in his party, strongly condemning the presumptive nominee. that same week, hillary clinton was making history. >> hillary clinton pulled off a monumental win in this state last night, the cap of her historic achievement. on june seventh, clinton's big primary win, notably in california gave her a decisive lead, in the delegate count and the popular vote. >> thanks to you, we've reached a milestone for the first
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time -- the first time in our nation's history, that a woman will be a major party's nominee. >> during his victory speech, a noticeably restrained trump used a teleprompter, something he liked to ridicule. >> to all of those bernie sanders voters, who have been left out in the cold by a rigged system of super delegates, we welcome you with open arms. >> but sanders was not ready to give up that night. in fact, it wouldn't be until july 12th, more than a month later sanders stood alongside clinton and offered his formal endorsement. >> and i intend to do everything i can to make certain she will be the next president of the united states. >> and seeing the battle between trump and clinton would only continue to escalate. >> hillary clinton may be the most corrupt person ever to seek
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the presidency. >> he's written a lot of books about business. they all seemed to end at chapter 11. >> hillary clinton a much stronger position than she was eight years ago. she's a more experienced candidate. trump has to convince the american people hillary clinton is the wrong type of person to be president, that he past makes her unacceptable. >> i hope in the end, the american voters will say to themselves, all this back and forth, all of these charges and counter charges, sort of fund to watch as a spectator sport, but it's now time to get serious. >> what's at stake in this election is one word, everything. >> who will be the victor between the two formidable opponents? during this unpredominatibleable year, even unseasoned positions are unwilling to have as guests. >> i tried it before. only god knows and she's not talking. >> the 2016 presidential battle
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features two candidates with very different weapons. clinton offers something more familiar, more conventional policy, her stronger background in foreign relations and to many, more professionalism across the board. she promises to be simply better than we have before, better than we have now. trump offers not a refinement in our government, but something about the country his. his ideas run along the ideas of nationalism, in trump's eyes, it's us against mexico that won't stop illegal immigration, china that manipulates its currently to steal american jobs, and those who benefit from asia and from our protection, but refuse their fair budden, and about this country getting shopped around, and donald trump ready, eager to shove back. one candidate is less exciting but to many, more assuring. the other seemingly the opposite. one set on firming up the system, the other on shaking it up. come november, the country will
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choose. i'm chris matthews, thanks for watching. in one of the world's most beautiful vacation spots on one of the most popular holidays, terror. >> they started running. >> we were like sitting ducks. >> france is attacked again. >> thousands of people packed like

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