tv MSNBC Live With Kate Snow MSNBC October 25, 2016 12:00pm-1:01pm PDT
so, here's what i want you to know. in the next four years, we are going to change some things in america. right? i do want to get the economy working for everyone. not just those at the top. and we're going to do that along with other positive changes, but we are not going to change the fundamental values that made america the greatest nation in the history of the world. you know, i think it all started -- i think this all started when george washington refused to become a king, right? now, donald trump probably would have called him a loser. instead, that was one of the most important decisions any president has ever made. eight years, it's time to move on. we fought a revolution so that we would not have a king, we
would not be subjects. we would be independent citizens. i cherish that idea. so, here's the good news. americans are coming together. at the very moment when donald trump is making an unprecedented attack on our democracy, millions of people are registering, voting early and volunteering in this campaign. and here's something very exciting. we have reached a milestone. more than 200 million americans are now registered and that includes 50 million young people, the most ever in history! and you know what, more than 6 million people have already voted. and more than 1 million of them are right here in florida.
so, i think you only see numbers like this when people are standing up for what they really believe in, and that includes not just democrats but republicans and independents, coming together to reject hate and division. and i am so excited about what that means. but the energy we are seeing across florida and america is not just because of what we are against. it's about what we're for. it really is. it's about fighting for that future where everyone counts. everyone has a place and no one is left out or behind. but i want you to know, we still have a lot of work to do. i feel good, but, boy, i am not taking anything for granted. i'm going to work as hard as i can between now and the close of the election two weeks from today.
and, you know, it's so important for florida. there are so many issues that we need to remind people about. you know, last time i was here, i campaigned with al gore. he said a lot about the climate crisis. you know why? because we're seeing the reality of climate change every day in florida. we are seeing areas in miami, even on sunny days without a drop of rain, where the streets are flooding and the ocean is rising. and what we've got to do is make sure that this issue, fighting climate change, creating clean renewable energy jobs, stays at the top of the priorities. that's why you need a new senator like patrick murphy. i have to say, nobody should want to wake up on november 9th and wonder where there was more you could have done.
i hope you will wake up on november 9th, proud that you took a stand and voted for an america that belongs to all of us where we set big goals and we work together to achieve them. i got to tell you, i believe america is great because america is good. and i want to tell you one other thing, i want to say one other thing that's really very important to me. we should honor the men and women in uniform who fight for our country. that's why i was so appalled when donald trump tweeted that the new effort under way to push the terrorists out of the key city of mosul is already, and i quote him, a total disaster.
and that our country is, again, a quote, looking dumb. really? he's declaring defeat before the battle has even started. he's proving once again, he is unqualified to be commander in chief of our military. here's another example. he was asked if he could defend our allies. he said, well, first he'd want to know if they had made any payments to us to defend them. when asked specifically about israel, and he said, and i quote again, he would love to be neutral. now, we can't have a president who says he's neutral on monday, pro-israel on tuesday and who knows what on wednesday. because in his mind, everything is negotiable. i have a different view. we stand with our allies. we stand with those who will help us defeat terrorism.
so, i get pretty excited about what we could do together. with your help, we're going to make the biggest investment in new jobs since world war ii. jobs in infrastructure and advanced manufacturing and clean renewable energy. and small businesses. i want us to make america the clean energy super power of the 21st century. we can create millions of jobs and protect our planet at the same time. i've got to say, no state, no state should care more about this issue than florida, right? and, you know, i'll tell you something, it's kind of sad, to be honest with you, i've traveled all over the country. and in new jersey and massachusetts, they have more solar power than the sunshine state. why? well, because you have a
governor and a legislature who, like your current senator, doesn't want to believe the science of climate change. doesn't see the opportunity that florida has to be literally the global leader in clean energy. and so i want to deploy a half a billion more solar panels by the end of my first term. and enough clean energy to power every home in america within ten years. we're also going to strengthen education at every level, starting with pre-k, working with our teachers to make sure every child has a good school with good teachers in every zip code. and here's what i want all the students to hear. we're going to make college more affordable for everyone! [ cheers and applause ] you know, after our primary,
which was hard-fought, and i was proud of the primary we ran, because it was about issues. senator sanders and i got together, came up with a plan to make public colleges and universities tuition-free for any families making less than $125,000 a year that's the vast majority of families. if you're over that, we'll make it debt-free. pay what you can afford, but i don't want to see young people and their families going into debt. i view this as an investment. and that's why we're going to make it easier to -- for you to afford to pay back your college debt. pay it down and pay it off. and i also want more pathways to good jobs that don't require a four-year college degree. let's return technical education to high schools. let's do more with our community colleges. let's have more apprenticeship programs so that everybody has a chance at a good job.
>> you're listening to hillary clinton live in coconut creek, florida. i am katy tur in for kate snow today. you just heard her talking about education. a moment ago she was addressing the senate race in florida, talking up democrat patrick murphy, country congressman, who is running against marco rubio in a tight senate race out there. saying that nobody should wake up on november 9th and wonder if there's more that could have been done and that they deserve a senator who believes in climate change. i want to get directly to kasie hunt, who is at that rally right now. kasie, correct me if i'm wrong, but didn't the democrats just recently redirect funding away from patrick murphy to more competitive races throughout the country? to see hillary clinton campaigning for him right now here in florida, what does that say? >> reporter: look, i think there were some democrats in the state of florida who were frustrated
by the senate's campaign committee to pull out of florida, that might have been premature, but a lot of democrats don't think patrick murphy has been the gatt of their senate candidates this time around. marco rubio has looked pretty strong as the incumbent. the feeling was that whatever wave was coming with hillary clinton would have to be very strong here in florida to pull patrick murphy over the edge. florida is an incredibly expensive state to advertise in. the idea is, you probably don't actually need this seat if you're the democrats to take back the senate. your money's probably better spent elsewhere. but the reality is, as these polls have stayed as wide as they are, and hillary clinton's lead see