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not breathe without speaking and getting approval from hillary clinton, couldn't breathe. you saw that. it also showed it was a fixed race. i've been saying that long before i saw the e-mails. it was a rigged race. it was totally rigged. and debbie wasserman schultz rigged it for hillary clinton. and the sad part is bernie sanders has, to use an old word i use on occasion, he's lost his energy. he wants to go home and go to sleep. but he's got a lot of people that walked out last night. now, hundreds of people walked out of the democrat convention last night. i didn't even hear about it. nobody showed it. i didn't see it on television. you people don't talk about it. the republican convention was incredible. i hear i had one of the biggest bounces in decades. like some people are saying nine points. in fact, a poll just came out ten minutes ago, los angeles times, trump, 47, clinton, 40.
the reason is that people are sick and tired of hillary clinton. >> -- why not say -- [ inaudible ] >> i have nothing to do with putin. i don't know anything about him. other than he will respect me. he doesn't respect our president. and if it is russia, which it's probably not, nobody knows who it is. but if it is russia, it's really bad for a different reason. because it shows how little respect they have for our country. when they would hack into a major party and get everything. but it would be interesting to see. i will tell you this. russia, if you're listening, i hope you're able to find the 30,000 e-mails that are missing. i think you will probably be rewarded mightily by our press. let's see if that happens. that will be next.
yes, sir. >> mr. trump, can you define for this audience and your campaign what should happen to minimum wage in this country? what is your current approach -- >> okay, okay. sure. sure. two big questions. the minimum wage has to go up. at least $10. it has to go up. i think that states should really call the shots. as an example. i live in new york. it's very expensive in new york. you can't buy a hot dog for the money you're talking about. you go to other states and it's not expensive at all. now what it does, puts new york at a disadvantage if the minimum wage is -- companies move out and things. you know, bad things happen. at the same time, people have to be taken care of. what i'm really going to do under minimum wage, it has to go up. bernie sanders lied. bernie sanders said in his speech the other day that donald trump wants the minimum wage to go below $7.
i said, where did he come up with that one? just like joe biden lied today. he said that donald trump wants to carpet bomb -- he was on television. he said donald trump wants to carpet bomb the enemy in the middle east. no, that was ted cruz that said that, that was not donald trump. i mean, he's not a very bright guy but that was ted cruz who said it. he said it with such surely. donald trump wants to carpet bomb. that was ted cruz. you remember ted cruz said it. you will confirm that i think. go ahead. i would like to raise it to at least $10. what i'm going to do is i'm going to bring jobs back to this country so that people can start working again so that the $10 and the $15 and the numbers you're talking about are going to literally, they're going to be peanuts compared to what people can make in the country because i'm going to bring jobs back from mexico, which is booming, booming. i have a friend who builds plants. and he's a great builder of plants. and i was with him the other
day. great guy. he builds massive plants for automobiles, for computers, for anything. that's what he does. certainly one of the biggest. i said, how's it going? he said, unbelievable. country's doing well. no, the country's not doing well. but mexico is unbelievable. the plants i'm building in mexico, i've never seen anything -- it's the eighth wonder of the world. and he's not happy. he's an american guy. he'd rather build them here. but he said it's unbelievable. that's what happened to our country. because we have leadership that doesn't know what they're doing. [ inaudible ] >> -- special extreme -- >> yes, we're going to be listing, giving a list of those territories and if you come from those territory, we're going to have extreme vetting. look, we have people coming into this country who have very evil intentions. and we have people, whether it's san bernardino or whether it's the world trade center or whether it's a lot of other things and you look all over the
world and you see what's happening. you look at orlando. how bad was that? that was horrible. that was going after the gay community it looks like. we can't let this happen. we cannot let this happen. we cannot let people come in -- now, hillary clinton wants to up it. her running mate, tim kaine, who, by the way, did a terrible job in -- first act he did in new jersey was ask for a $4 billion tax increase and he's not very popular in new jersey -- >> [ inaudible ] >> what? [ inaudible ] i mean virginia. the first thing tim kaine did. so let me tell you. i went all over virginia. i was there the other day. i thought he'd be popular. he's not popular because he asked for tax increases. big tax increases in virginia, big. and, also, the unemployment went up. i think it doubled during his
tenure. what he wanted to do is very strongly and he's on record, he wanted to have even more of the people from that region of the world come in then hillary clinton wants and it's unacceptable. okay, yes, yes. go ahead. >> shortly ago, announced they were dropping ought the charges -- [ inaudible ] >> the prosecutor in baltimore who indicted those police officers, i think she ought to prosecute herself, okay. that's my reaction. i think it was disgraceful what she did and the way she did it and the news conference that she had where they were guilty before anybody knew the facts. i give a lot of respect and a lot of credit to police officers who probably could have made a deal. i give a lot of respect, a lot of credit that they stuck it
out. you had victory after victory after victory. she had no chance. don't forget, she prosecuted the best case what she thought was her best cases first. she should prosecute herself. she should be held accountable. >> -- this is kind of a railroad case, freddie grace is a cause celeb -- >> well, that was a bad case to prove it. if you're going to do it, that's okay. because there are times when police officers behave very badly. but you have to get the right time. this was not one of those times. and i think that she is a disgrace to the world of prosecutors for what she did. yes, ma'am. >> -- what surprised you most about -- >> yeah, i have a great relationship with governor pence. we spent last three days together. he was absolutely my first choice. and i never wavered. despite the press.
it was interesting, i spoke to him at 11:05, to him and his wife, and i told him i was going to be choosing him if i'd be lucky enough for him to accept. and he accepted. and that was it. for me, that was it. but right around that time, you had the attack in nice. and i was going to have a news conference, either the following morning or the next day. and of course i had to delay the news conference because there was attack, horrible attack, horrible, in france. and i delayed the news conference. and everyone said, oh, he's having second thoughts. i never had a second thought in my life. such a lie. so many lies in the press. it was such a lie. and he has been so great. honestly, he's been even better than i thought, okay. better. >> do you think the geneva conventions are out of date? >> i think everything's out of date. we have a whole new world. when i said that nato, to wolf blitzer, is obsolete, i got attacked. three days later, people that
study nato said, you know, trump is right. you know what, we have a lot of things that are out of date because they're 20 and 30 and 40 years old. nato. you know, this isn't a country from 40 years ago. today we have a different threat. we have a terror threat and an isis threat. by the way, isis isn't even mentioned. it's not even mentioned during the democratic convention. and everyone's talking about it. the reason they can't mention it is because they grew it. go ahead. >> what would you renegotiate, enhanced interrogation aspect of it -- >> katie, i would renegotiate so much of everything. i'm going to renegotiate our trade deals where we're losing with everybody. i'm going to renegotiate our military deals where we're protecting countries and they're not living up to the bargain. everyone agrees with me except for the media. and the media never says that. i like nato, just so you understand. i like nato. i like the concept of nato. it is somewhat outdated because it doesn't cover terror the way it should. i've been saying this for six months.
now, a couple of months ago, front page, "wall street journal," we are going to cover terror. they announced somebody. i think nato's great but it's got to be modernized. and, and countries that we're protecting have to pay what they're supposed to be paying. >> the geneva convention and enhanced interrogation, do you think they should allow for that -- >> i am a person that believes in enhanced interrogation, yes. and, by the way, it works. >> will you -- the baltic states -- [ inaudible ] >> let me say it once again, okay, many countries, including the nato countries, some of which -- i think you have five that are current, that have paid what they owe. and they can afford to pay this. it's not like they can't afford it. they just see us as a soft touch. in business, we say somebody's a soft touch. i don't know if i've been called
a soft touch. maybe i have sometimes. but in business, they call them a soft touch. they haven't paid us, okay, i want them to pay -- >> you're saying -- >> excuse me, i'm not saying anything. i don't talk -- i'm not like obama where he tells you everything we're going to do. we're going to go and do this, we're going to go and do that. i don't talk. but they're going to pay. yeah, it sends a signal. you know what signal it sends? it says we're going to pay. somebody said, but we have treaties. i said, that's right, and in the treaties, they're supposed to pay. and they will pay. they will pay. >> mr. trump, mr. trump -- >> go ahead. >> yes. >> you were talking about immigration before. how are you planning to enforce the -- [ inaudible ] >> we're going to have a whole policy open that. i've been doing very well with the hispanic community, i mean, really well. the poll numbers are going up very high. i think we had one recently 35 or 36. but i'm going to have a whole --
we're going to have a news conference on that over the next three weeks. so -- and i want to just tell you because these polls cover it. "l.a. times." cnn, way up. they're all way up. biggest -- they say the biggest bounce in memory because today i heard a dishonest guy on television say, well, trump didn't get much of a bounce. you know. i have to at least say -- jeremy, go ahead. >> do you believe putin would rather deal with president trump or president clinton? >> i don't think re he respects clinton. i think he does respect me. and i hope i get along great with him. it's possible that we won't, jeremy. i hope we get along great with putin because it would be great to have russia with a good relationship. right now, we don't have a good relationship. putin has said things over the last year that are really bad things, okay. he mentioned the "n" word one time. i was shocked to hear him. you know what the "n" word is,
right? total lack of respect for president obama. number one, he doesn't like him. number two, he doesn't respect him. i think he's going to respect your president if i'm elected, and i hope he likes me. yes, yes, sir. yes, sir. yeah. let me finish with jeremy. go ahead. >> -- better for u.s./rathussia relations than -- >> president trump would be so much better for u.s./russian relations. you can't be worst. hey, look, when i was a young man studying history and studying all these things i always found fascinating, one thing i always heard is you never want to do anything to unite russia and china. well, they're united now in a true sense. they've never been closer. they're selling oil to china. we force them into this position. no, wait a minute. no, i'm not going to be an -- no. not at all. i have tenants -- i have the
biggest bank from china paying me rent. i'm not blaming china for getting away with murder. i'm blaming our leadership is incompetent. we don't know what we're doing. i respect china. hey, if china can get away with trade deficits every year of hundreds of billions of dollars, if they can get away with that, my hat's off to them. i have no problem with china, i have a problem with our incompetent leadership allowing that to happen. i believe that hillary clinton is even more bought and paid for than barack obama. i think it will be worse. i believe that hillary clinton will be worse than obama. yes. >> during the town hall, you mentioned you wanted to make college education more affordable. >> that's right. >> are you working on a plan to -- >> that's right, i'm going to be doing something, very much so. >> are you prepared to give us -- >> no, i'm prepared to say we're
going to have a great plan. i've traveled all over the country. you know where i'm going. i guess you all know. i'm going to toledo and i'm going to different places today. i met so many people. this is such a great country. these are such great people. one of the saddest things i see are college students, they work so hard, they're good students, they do a great job. number one, they get out, they have no jobs because our jobs are going to mexico, china, they're going all over the place, they're just not here. and the saddest thing i say is these students are leveraged, debt, up to their neck. they can't breathe. they're scared. they're so scared. they have leveraged their entire life. they've leveraged their entire life. the colleges are viewing the students as just a conduit.
because the students get government money. the number gets higher and higher. college costs are out of control. because the colleges say what difference does it make. you take a look at the salaries being paid. you take a look at what's going on at the colleges. because all it is is a pass-through and the students are a conduit. we're going to help the students. maybe that doesn't fit beautifully within the republican framework, but i've told this during various times to lots of different people and nobody has a problem with it. we have to help our students. our students are under tremendous pressure to a point where it's making them sick. our students are under tremendous pressure. we have to help our students. i'm going to have a plan over the next four weeks. >> does that mean you're talking about possibly -- >> everything is on the table. you'll see. everything. it's a very important -- it's a very important subject. yes, ma'am. >> mr. trump, what do you think
it is about the message that's resonating with voters? >> i think my message is resonating because they have confidence. they have confidence with me on isis. not only in terms of getting rid of them but also in terms of keeping them out of our country. because i will not have people come into our country who want to do damage to our people. i think they have a lot of confidence in terms of my bringing back jobs. because i see carrier and i see ford and i see all of these companies leaving and going to mexico like there's nothing to it and then they make their product, they sell it to the united states, no tax, no nothing. we get nothing except unemployment. and i think people see that. i can tell you, i mean, like a polster myself when i'm in front of these massive audiences. one of the things that gets constantly -- you people know, because you're there, the biggest
applause is a repeal and replacement of obamacare. because obamacare's a disaster.
in texas going through blue cross blue shield they just announced a 60% increase. on november 1st, you're going to have new numbers come out for obamacare having to do with increases. president obama is trying to get it moved to december. because it is election defying. it is going to be a massive number. the biggest number
ever in our country's history for health care. it's going to be announced on november 1st. i just asked the press don't let him do that. obamacare is a disaster. people are dying with it. it's a disaster. it's going to fold any way. in '17, unfortunately, if i'm president, i mean, i've got to take over this mess, it's going to fold anyway. but repeal and replace obamacare, people like it. they like the fact that i'm going to protect the second amendment. they like the fact that i'm going to rebuild our military which is very depleted.
and they don't feel hillary clinton can do it. john, go ahead, john. >> can
you say unequivocally -- >> i have nothing to do with russia. john, john, how many times do i have to say it? are you a smart man? i have nothing to do with russia. for anything. what do i have to do with russia? the closest i came to russia, i bought a house a number of years ago in palm beach, florida. palm beach is a very expensive place. there was a man who went bankrupt and i bought the house for $40 million and i sold it to a russian for $100 million, includie ining brokerage commis. i bought it for 40, i sold it for 100 to a russian. that was a number of years ago. i guess probably i sell condo also to russians, okay. of course i can. i've told you. other than normal stuff.
i buy a house. if i sell it to a russian. i have nothing to do with russia. i said that putin has much better leadership qualities than obama but who doesn't know that. of course not, i own the trump organization. zero. zero. go
ahead. >> -- you're a champion for women -- >> i am. >> did you reflect at all yesterday -- >> i did. >> about this moment in history where one of the two political parties -- >> i didn't because i would love to see a woman become president of the united states. but she would be so wrong. and even women say that. women don't like her. she would be so wrong. look, hillary clinton is a disaster. she's been a disaster. and even the story told by her husband last night. he left out the most interesting chapter. i won't get into that. the chapter i really waited for,
because it was pretty boring, chapter that i waited for, i never heard. and he left it out. look, hillary clinton's a disaster. i'd love to see a woman become president. and it will happen, absolutely. but i think it would be bad for women if it were hillary clinton. yes, ma'am. >> you spoke in defense of police officers and law enforcement. >> yes. >> however you didn't mention the victims -- >> i've spoken about them many times. i speak about it all the time. the police have to be very careful. they have to be very, very well trained. in fact, i mentioned the most recent death -- excuse me, i mentioned the most recent deaths in louisiana and in minnesota. i speak about it all the time. it's a real problem because if the police do 100,000 great jobs, and they have would be either a rogue policeman or a cop who is poorly trained or did
a bad job, you see that incident on television for weeks. it's a real problem. you don't see the good work that they do. but if they make one mistake out of 100,000, out of more than that, it's on television night after night after night. the police in this country do an amazing job. likewise, i agree. i do mention that all the time. yes, ma'am, go ahead. go ahead, go ahead. >> earlier on the stage -- [ inaudible ] >> no, but they seem to be -- if it's russians, i have no idea. it's probably not russia. nobody knows if it's russia. you know the sad thing is that with the technology and the genius we have in this country, not in government unfortunately, but with the genius we have in government, we don't even know who took the democratic national committee e-mails, right. we don't even know who it is. i heard this morning one report said they don't think it's russia. they think it might be china.
another report said it might be just a hacker. some guy with a 200 iq that can't get up in the morning, okay. nobody knows. honestly, they have no idea if it's russia. might be russia. but if it's any foreign country, it shows how little respect they have for the united states. yes, ma'am. >> you've talked about terrorism, asking people to sort of -- on their neighbors if they hear something, but what specifically do you propose for domestic terrorism and people radicalized here? >> number one, start by keeping people out. because these people, they got something bad going on up there. they got something really bad going on. and then people in terms of islam and radical islamic terrorism, a term that our president refuses to use. i can't believe he's still not using it. he's still not using it. and she doesn't want to use it other than i forced her into
maybe using it. she said she will use it but so far she didn't. like the american flag. as soon as we put out a thing, they ran a couple american flags up on the stage. it was a disgrace. you had a room with a massive stage without flags. i think this, i think the people in the community know what's going on. whether it's in a mosque or whether it's in the community. and they have to report these people. when you look at san bernardino, people knew. many people knew what was going on. they had bombs laying all over the floor. they had bombs on the floor. this isn't you walk into somebody's house and there are bombs laying on the floor. i think there's a problem there, right? you got to report them. by the way, david hinckley should not have been freed, okay. david hinckley was just released. i think that's a -- john hinckley. i think that john hinckley -- excuse me, john hinckley should not have been freed. i just heard about it two seconds --
>> do you have any qualms about asking a foreign government, russia, china, anybody, to interfere, to hack into a system of anybody in this country -- >> that's up to the president. let the president talk to him. look, here's the problem. here's the problem, katie, here's the problem, very simple, he has no respect -- >> -- to find those 30,000 -- >> well, they probably have them. i'd like to have them released. >> does that not give you pause? >> no, it gives me no pause. if they have them, they have them. you know what gives me more pause? that a person in our government, crooked hillary clinton, here's what gives me -- be quiet, i know you want to, you know, save her -- that a person in our government, katie, would delete or get rid of 33,000 e-mails. that gives me a big problem. after she gets a subpoena. she gets subpoenaed. she gets rid of 33,000 e-mails. that gives me a problem. now, if russia or china or any other country have those e-mails, i mean, to be honest
with you, i'd love to see them. >> a question about mike pence because "the new york times" reported that in don jr.'s conversations with john casey's campaign, don jr. said you can be the -- >> it's the most ridiculous -- let me just tell you. let me save you a lot of boredom -- >> -- vice president if you're -- >> mike pence will play a big role, but i want to tell you about john kasich. i never spoke to him about being vice president. we don't have good chemistry together. i have never spoken to him about being vice president. there was never a conversation. and he has a habit of doing things like there where he says things that may be a little bit shaky. don jr. would never -- and that was so long ago. i kind evdidn't even know i wou the nomination.
i would not have picked john kasich. wouldn't have been the right guy. and then i was going to put him in charge of national and worldwide policy. so what's left for the president? i think you know me better than that. that was put out by him. he's a niceman, john kasich, he's fine, he's fine. i would never have chosen him. i did speak to various people. and i actually got acceptances from many people. there were some people that called me that very much wanted to be vice president. but i picked a man i have a lot of respect for. mike pence is doing a great job. let me just explain. i never asked john kasich to be vice president, nor would i. i'm leading in ohio by three points. [ inaudible ] >> probably has. probably has. our government is so weak on this stuff. it probably has. possible. i have a lot of checks and
balance. i'm not an e-mail person. i'm not an e-mail person myself. i don't believe in it. i think it can be hacked, for one thing. when i send an e-mail, i mean, if i send one, i send one almost never. i'm just not a believer in e-mail. a lot of people have taught me that, including hillary. but, honestly, it could be maybe attacked. who knows. >> mr. trump. >> go ahead. >> -- traditional politics many times. tradition maybe holds -- >> my message wasn't dark. my message was optimistic. because we're going to fix the problems. go ahead. >> you've broken that tradition, a very aggressive campaign this week. as opposed to staying quiet -- >> look, john, i didn't have to do this.
when i did this, believe me, you see this incredible resort, it's one of the greatest in the world. when i did this, i could be here enjoying myself. i don't have to be here with you guys. i didn't need this. i have places that are the best in the world, okay. i could be doing other things. i'm doing this because we're going to make america great again. i'm doing this because when i looked at the iran deal which was incompetent. when i looked at what's going on with jobs being torn out of our country and going to mexico and china. what's happening with china. and with all of this, with isis, with our military being so badly depleted where we have old fighter jets. where we have to take parts from museums and graveyards. i sort of have to do it. this country's been great to me. i'm giving back. that's all. as far as running a campaign, guess that's probably not typical. when i ran, there was 17 people. total of 17. governors, senators, ben carson, who's a fantastic guy, capable
people. when i -- wait a minute. everybody said, oh, he can never win. because look what he's doing. he's giving a talk to 5,000 people in new hampshire instead of going to everybody's house and having dinner. and then i won new hampshire. and then i won other states. and won, by the way, not by a little bit, won with the highest vote in the history of the republican party. so just -- okay, but john, the point is this, so it's a different kind of a campaign but it's what i think is good. i think it's working here too. >> the democratic convention's different than we've seen in previous campaigns, and i'm wondering why you felt the need to make sure you said everything you said was responded to immediately with personal appearances -- >> well, when joe biden says i want to firebomb the enemy, which was on television this morning, or carpet bomb, he used the term carpet bomb. when he makes the statement that
donald trump wants to carpet bomb, i never said that. that was ted cruz that said that. wasn't me. when sanders -- and i think a lot of his people are going to come to me because of trade. but when bernie sanders makes the statement that i wanted to go lower than the minimum wage but lower, it's a lie. i have a choice. all my people say don't respond to it, doesn't matter. i say to me it does matter. it matters. when people tell lie, politicians who tell lies very well, that's what they do, that's why they're politicians. but when politicians tell lies, and i'm lucky in a sense because i have a big microphone. in other words, i can say that biden lied when he said that or i can say that i didn't say that to -- and you guys know that i didn't. in fact, he was criticized by people that fact check for saying it because i never said it. so it's nice to be able to -- president obama said a year and a half ago, donald trump will never be president. today, on the "today" show, he
said this is democracy. a little bit different. little bit different. david, go ahead. >> mr. trump, last night at the democratic convention -- made strong cases that you and the republican party are on the wrong side of history regarding abortion rights and gay marriage. can you clarify your position -- >> you'll have to see it in the polls. you know what my positions are. go ahead. david, my positions are down. you asked the question. every single time, i give you an answer. my positions are down. take a look. go ahead. >> -- miss universe pageant -- >> yes, i did. >> didn't don jr. in 2008 say there was russian money pouring into the trump organization -- >> i don't know what he said -- excuse me, listen, we wanted to -- we were doing miss u universe four years ago in russia. there were developers in russia that wanted to put a lot of money into developments in
russia and they wanted us to do it but it never worked out. frankly, didn't want to do it for a couple reasons. we had a major developer in particular. numerous developers that wanted to develop property in moscow and other places but we decided not to do it. >> trump, trump. >> yes, ma'am, go ahead. >> -- said you would never win the presidency. last night, he said that anything is possible. >> he did say that. >> what's your reaction to that? >> well, i just sort of said that. i think i'm going to win. i think people are sick and tired of incompetence. they're sick and tired of having politicians leading them down the tubes. whether it's taxes, whether it's debt, whether it's any one of 15 different things. and that's why. i mean, i think i'll win the election. i think you see that in the polls. few more questions. go ahead. john. hope your arm's okay -- >> back in december, sir, you had said you were probably going to go to israel to go and meet
the leadership there. now that you are the republican nominee, is it tradition once you secure the nomination to do a trip abroad? >> well, it's a tradition. i don't do things that are traditional. i have great support from israel. i will back israel 100%. i would like to go there. but i have great relationships, as you know, to the people in israel. by the way, obama, in my opinion, is the single worst thing politically speaking that's ever happened to israel. he has been a disaster for israel. i don't know. i don't know. i haven't set my schedule yet. it could happen. >> -- have you or your campaign had any conversations with foreign leaders trying to build up a relationship, should you win in november that way you can hit the ground running? >> i think it's possible we have. i'm only interested in winning. once i win, i'll get along great with foreign leaders. but they won't be taking advantage. the problem we have with foreign leaders, whether it's china, russia, or anybody.
they don't respect our leadership. and certainly in the case of china, they take tremendous economic advantage of us, tremendous, to a point that is hard to believe. i'll get along great with the leadership. and we'll do well. yes, ma'am, in the back. >> following -- >> no, no, excuse me, in the back. >> i would like to know if you can -- what you recognize crimea as russian territory and also if it the u.s. -- sanctions -- >> we'll be looking at that, yes, we'll be looking. go ahead. >> first, quick one, you said -- [ inaudible ] you talked about the federal minimum wage? >> federal. >> second question about the extreme vetting. would religion be a part of the vetting? >> i'm not making it a part but at some point maybe people will change their minds but as of right now, i'm not making it a part. yes, ma'am, go ahead.
>> -- 2014, trump's ignorance and -- >> who said that? who? [ inaudible ] i think president obama has been the most ignorant president in our history. his views of the world as he says don't jive and the world is a mess. you look at what's happening with the migratiomigration, wit with libya, with iraq, with everything he's touched. he has been a disaster as a president. he will go down as one of the worst presidents in the history of our country. it is a mess. and i believe that hillary clinton will be even worse. go ahead. >> you just said -- >> katie just said that, many polls show you are winning? i can't believe -- are you katie tur of nbc? it's a disguise. go ahead. [ inaudible ]
>> -- and he said that he feels that you are not prepared to be president. can you lay out for us and for him what you do on a daily basis -- >> okay. i'll explain. you've been asking me a lot of questions for a lot of times. i've turned out to be right. i've turned out to be right on nato. after i said that on nato, nato changed their whole program, because of me. hillary clinton said yesterday she's going to start renegotiating trade deals. she never said that in her life. she said that yesterday. only because of me. president obama when he became president, he didn't know anything. and honestly, today he knows less. today, he knows less. he has done a terrible job. i think i'm very prepared. now, with that being said, i've been a wibusiness man all my li but i've been watching, i've been seeing, i've been feeling.
i understand politics or i guess i wouldn't be here. i beat a lot of talented people -- [ inaudible ] i do, i have great foreign advisers. you have a list. i gave you a list. the other day, general quinn, we have so many -- we have so many. as an example, i had a meeting three or four days ago and i'm going to do a report on it with seven or eight very, very talented advisers. now, with all of that being said, a lot of people want the people that are doing it now, people that have certain names, look at the mess they've gotten us into. they said, have you spoken to so-and-so? i said, he was in favor of the war in iraq many years ago. have you spoken to this one or that one? i said, they were all -- look at the job they've done. so a lot of the people you think are good because you know their name or because you see them on television, i don't think are good because look at the end result. the end result is our country is
a mess. the middle east has never been worse. had we done nothing with the middle east, had our presidents, with an "s," gone to the beach and relaxed, we'd be in better shape than we are right now. all right, tom, a couple more, go ahead -- >> -- do you expect your opinion on torture y, your opinion on world affairs -- >> well, we'll have to see. that's my opinion. we'll have to see. i have a real problem when hillary clinton, who gives open access to a phony server, is allowed to get these briefings. how does hillary clinton get a national security briefing when she's been probably hacked, when so much of her information the director of the fbi said it was essentially negligent? why are they giving her briefings? why are these people with great
knowledge of the inner workings of our country and our security, why are they giving hillary clinton briefings? because it's going to get revealed. i mean, her number one person, uma abbadin, is married to anthony weiner, who's a sleazeball and a pervert. and i'm not saying that -- i mean, that's regarded history, right? i don't like uma going home at night and telling anthony weiner all of those secrets, okay. so how can hillary clinton be briefed on this unbelievably delicate information when it was just proven that she lied and that her server shouldn't have had it and they're missing 33,000 e-mails and that's just the beginning.
i don't think -- i know at some point they're going to brief me but i'm not a talker about this stuff. i don't think that it's safe to have hillary clinton in light of what just happened in light of what we just found out, i don't think it's safe to have hillary clinton be breeched on national security. because the word will get out. >> should your son don jr. run for mayor of new york city next year? >> he's not going to run for mayor. don has no intention of running for mayor. but he did a great job the other night with his speech. because he made a good speech, everyone says he should run for mayor. you know why? because we have a democratic mayor who's horrible. he's doing a horrible job. de blasio. but don is not going to run. he has no interest in running. >> -- very close friend yesterday, in all likelihood, she will change her position on ttp -- >> unbelievable. >> what's your reaction?
>> it's disgraceful. hillary clinton because of me said ttp was not going to happen. but we all know it is going to happen if she won. terry mcauliffe said with a wink to a group of people that if hillary gets in, she's lying and it will happen. and there's nobody closer. i know this for a fact. there's nobody, including her own husband, closer to hillary clinton than terry mcauliffe, okay, go ahead. >> -- you spoke of your son running for mayor, anthony weiner said he ran for mayor against your son, he would beat him like -- >> i don't know what he said, i really -- anthony weiner -- look, look, look, anthony weiner is a proven loser. he's locked up in a room. they lock him up in a room. they don't let him out. my son doesn't want to run for mayor. he has no intention to run for mayor. besides that, as a republican, you have a very tiny sliver in
manhattan as you know and in that area it's almost impossible for a republican to win. so -- and my son likes to win. but my son has no intention of running for mayor. so let's just put that to bed. go ahead. yeah. >> -- crisis that's going on with -- >> yeah, in palm beach county, very sad. it's all over. >> is it on your radar, do you have any plans -- >> i actually want to find out what causes it. it's a problem in many areas, okay. okay, go ahead. >> -- repeated over and over again at the convention. do you -- >> well, they shouted -- you know what's interesting, yesterday, i made a speech in front of the great veterans, as you saw. it was very well received. she was there the day before. and when i started talking about hillary clinton, the veterans who saw her 24 hours before
started screaming lock her up, lock her up, lock her up. they also screamed, as you know, during the speech i made, the big speech. and i said don't do that. now, i didn't do that for any reason. i didn't like it. and they stopped. not one reporter said that i said that. they all said they started screaming lock her up, lock her up, lock herb up. i said don't do that. nobody reported that i said that. it's dishonest reporting. you do agree i said that? >> you did say that. >> why didn't someone report that i said that? i think it's a shame they said it but a lot of people would say that should happen. one more question, yes, ma'am, go ahead. >> yes, three weeks is a long time to wait for that -- [ inaudible ] this is dorell that was -- >> i think i have over 1,000 hispanics work at dorell and they're doing a great job.
yes, ma'am, in the yellow, go ahead. excuse me. yellow. [ inaudible ] no, i don't think it has any impact. he's been very bad -- her running mate has been very, very bad on employment and all you have to do is go to virginia and speak to the people of virginia. he has been so bad. i figured when she chose him, he was very popular in virginia. they don't like him. they don't like him. been very close races. his polling is very bad. so, ladies and gentlemen, thank you very much. i think it's time for hillary clinton to do a news conference because it's almost a year now and it would be interesting to see how she does. thank you all very much, thanks. might as well tell him to have a good time. he has done one bad job. okay, thank you, everybody. >> and there you have it, donald trump speaking to the press for almost an hour, taking questions
from the media on a whole slew of topics but especially talking quite extensively about the dnc e-mail leak. the strong evidence that russia is behind it. and also the accusations that russia was doing it in order to tilt the scales on this election. donald trump when he was asked about that, he calls it a total deflection on the part of the hillary clinton campaign. but then he also said this, listen. >> russia, if you're listening, i hope you're able to find the 30,000 e-mails that are missing. i think you will probably be rewarded mightily