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vibrant woman who loved her family. her visitation is set to begin a few minutes from now followed by a funeral service. meanwhile, a new campaign is asking americans of all faiths to visit synagogues for the shabbat, the sabbath services tonight, or tomorrow. organizers of the show up for shabbat say it's meant to be a show of strength and love against hate. i would say we need that. >> we certainly do. thank you all for being with us all week. i'm poppy harlow. >> i'm jim sciutto. "at this hour" with kate bolduan starts right now. hello, everyone. i'm kate bolduan. with four days to go until the midterm elections, president trump could be trying to sell success. instead, he's selling fear. the president would rather paint a bleak dooms day scenario, not based in fact, of the country being invaded by immigrants instead of selling strong jobs numbers and economic gains. now he's upping the ante yet
again, suggesting the u.s. military shoot migrants if they throw rocks. listen. >> anybody throwing stones, rocks, like they did to mexico and the mexican military, mexican police, where they badly hurt police and soldiers of mexico, we will consider that a firearm, because there's not much difference, when you get hit in the face with a rock, which as you know, it was very violent a few days ago. very, very violent. >> the president's statement there seems to very clearly contradict the military standard rules of use of force, and also remember, the troops that are being sent to the border are not combat troops. they're filling up support roles backing up customs and border patrol who are already here, raising the questions, why is the president focused there when there's good news for republicans to tout today. it's the economy stupid, as james carville said, or maybe now not so much. abby phillip is at the white house for us. the president's consistent message once again is be afraid.
i wonder why the focus remains there when they've got economic gains to talk about this morning. >> that's right, kate. they have really good economic news at their backs, but president trump has been really focusing and fixating on this immigration message. it's a message that's aimed directly at his base, and yesterday, he even used the white house and really the force of the entire federal government to back up this push to get tough on the border. he said that next week he would be signing an executive order making it more difficult for migrants to gain asylum when they get to the border. but he also suggested that one of the reasons for this push was the idea that in the last week or so, given the package bombs being sent to news organizations and to prominent democrats and also that massacre at a synagogue in pittsburgh, had slowed republicans' momentum going into the midterms. >> we did have two maniacs stop a momentum that was incredible, because for seven days, nobody
talked about the elections. it stopped a tremendous momentum. more importantly, we have to take care of our people, and we don't care about momentum when it comes to a disgrace like just happened to our country. but it did nevertheless stop a certain momentum. >> and so it seems in order to regain that momentum, the president is pivoting back hard to his base. making sure that he's talking constantly about a major issue for them, which is immigration and border security. he will also be hitting the campaign trail twice today, heading to west virginia and indiana, trying to rally supporters in two key senate races in both of those states. so i'm sure that we will be hearing much more about this immigration issue, but we'll also wait to see how much he also refocuses on the economy, which frankly, a lot of republicans in swing districts, particularly suburban districts, would much rather be talking about. >> what does refocusing there now mean anyway, after what we have seen consistently.
great to see you. let's talk about the strong economic news. the u.s. economy added 250,000 jobs in october. that number stronger than expected. a lot there. christine romans, c nnn's chief business correspondent is taking a look. >> you look at the quarter million jobs in october, a little bit of pullback in september, but that was because of hurricane florence. august, also a gang buster month for job creation. that means unemployment rate continues near the lowest in a generation, 3.7%. that's a fantastic number. it's the kind of number we should see a lot of people starting to come in from the sidelines to try to chase, try to chase some of these jobs. we're seeing higher wages. that's really important here. 3.1% was the wage growth. that's the fastest wage growth in almost a decade. so that missing piece of the economic recovery, of the strong market, wages starting to come back here. let me show you the sectors. this is also pretty important. leisure and hospitality, 42,000 jobs. health care, we have seen
several years of strong health care job growth. this, make no mistake, is an engine of the american economy, and manufacturing up 32,000. there are those who credit the president's trade policies for that in particular. it's interesting because it almost sets up the president for a fight with the fed. you know, he's been critical of the federal reserve. these numbers are so strong, and with wages coming in, it suggests there could be the whiff of inflation down the road. the fed raises interest rates to keep that under wraps. the president doesn't like the fed raising rates so watch that space. clearly, this is another strong month of job creation. >> and of course, the final one right before the election. good to see you. thank you so much. >> should you now expect the president's message to shift to happy days are here again? maybe only if you're living under a rock at this moment. joining me here, someone not living under a rock, alex bernstein, political correspondent for "the new york times," also molly ball, correspondent for "time" magazine. great to see you guys.
alex, you have been traveling the country throughout this campaign season. you have been talking to a lot of voters, especially suburban voters. are they being won over with the message of fear? the message of fear and division coming from the president? >> no, just the opposite. these are voters who have historically voted republican despite their misgivings about the party on issues like guns and abortion, and to some extenltd, immigration. they live in relatively affluent, relatively educated, some very diverse communities. this just doesn't register for them. and to the extent it registers, it probably registers in a negative way. they're offended by trump as a personality. a lot of these people voted for him in 2016 because they disliked hillary clinton so much. or because they liked his economic policies. what they're hearing from him now at the end of the campaign is really just a reminder of everything they felt uncomfortable about regarding trump in the first place. >> as alex mentions, molly, fear is not a new theme for donald
trump. that's what he ran on in 2016. you wrote extensively about that then. does it look different to you now in 2018, that message? >> well, the question is whether it works. you know, to put it totally bluntly, and the president and some of his advisers feel that this was an effective closing message for him in 2016, that pointing to threats from abroad, whether it was islamist terror or the supposed threat from migrants coming over the border, was what got people riled up and out to the polls. i think that's a somewhat exotic political theory that that was the difference maker in 2016 and that's an effective political strategy to close on. but there are plenty of political strategists who would tell you that happy people don't necessarily vote. happy people who feel fine about how everything is going and the president would argue that republicans ought to feel happy about the way the country is going, that they don't necessarily have a motivation to vote. what motivates people to vote is this desire to protect something
that they might otherwise lose. this desire to hold on to something or the desire to defend themselves. angry people vote, and fearful people vote. so the idea of social scientists when they look at this issue, when tests are performed and things like this, will tell you that that is a much stronger motivator than someone who just generally feels like everything is okay. >> alex, a lot of elections, a lot of any election is about momentum, right? who has the momentum towards the end, who's trending in that direction. we played, abby phillip plays it. i want to play it again, what the president said about momentum last night. listen to this. >> we did have two maniacs stop a momentum that was incredible because for seven days, nobody talked about the elections. it stopped a tremendous momen m momentum. >> i mean, it is -- it's just callous. and it's so transparently cynical, i think, is what is so
shocking about it. i mean, what he's talking about in two maniacs is what's being considered domestic terrorism. and also, the worst attack, the deadliest attack against american -- jews in american history. what should people -- what should people do with this? are people paying attention to his words? when you're talking to voters. >> they are, i don't know that you're going to hear people -- i don't know how much people tune in to any individual trump speech, right? but they certainly do tune in to the big picture of how he's responded over the last two weeks. you know, i was in washington yesterday talking to republicans who are deeply, deeply involved in this campaign. they think that what has been most problematic for them at the end of this campaign, it's not been the fact of the mail bombs of the fact of the massacre. >> that they happened. >> that that happened, right, it's been in large part the president's response. he has not stopped sort of attacking his political
adversaries or the news media in these caustic ways. he can't go and do a mourning visit to pay his respects to pittsburgh without making it about himself and the protests there. it reminds, again, the swing voters of the stuff about the president that they view frnkly as not presidential or worse than that. and listen, these are people, to molly's point, who actually do have something at stake in this election economically, that there are republicans who for a period of time in this campaign ran on a laser focused message about the supreme court in a lot of states, that if you don't go out and vote for senate, you will lose that court, that conservative majority to the democrats. and in some parts of the country, you heard republicans, you know, smaller parts of the country, republicans talking about democrats raising taxes, democrats compromising the economic gains. that doesn't necessarily light a fire under people the way the immigration issue does on the right. but it might be appealing to more people than the immigration
issue is. a matter like birthright citizenship just is not a mainstream political concern. >> that's so key when you talk about appealing to more people, molly, because if we're all old enough to remember the republican autopsy of 2012 after that presidential election, and it was all about bringing in more people. it was all about expanding the tent, all about reaching out to hispanic voters. do you hear republicans talk about that at all anymore? do you hear -- or is that just kind of a myth gone by? >> yes and no. i think on the one hand, republicans felt like they learned from the 2016 election that that conventional wisdom wasn't necessarily correct. that the way the entire republican establishment thought that they had to go to win a presidential election, donald trump proved that not just wrong but basically opposite. because he did basically the opposite of what that autopsy said. on the other hand, in the long run, there are still a lot of members of the republican establishment who wish the party would find ways to broaden its
appeal. when you look at the demographics in the country and the way it's diversifying, when you look at the attitudes of young people and how strongly to the left they have moved, republicans really do fear there is still a pending wipeout for the party, and you know, the other thing i think is really interesting here is the way you hear democrats running in this election. is despite all the things the president says and despite the potential he has to turn off so many swing voters, you do not have a lot of democratic candidates who campaign message mostly is look how offensive donald trump is. i think that is also a lesson that they took away from 2016 because they felt like hillary clinton's closing message of look how offensive donald trump is didn't work for her because voters wanted to hear something else. they wanted to hear something more substantive, they wanted to hear about health care, about economic growth. and so you do have democratic candidates really talking very little about trump and talking very much about particularly health care. >> great to see you guys. thanks so much. really appreciate it.
coming up for us, massive early voting numbers reported ahead of the midterms. levels normally seen during presidential elections. so what does it mean? plus, roger stone's big reversal. the controversial political strategist now admits he did talk to the trump campaign about wikileaks in the presidential election. so is this game over? ♪
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how key is this now to robert mueller's investigation into collusion? sara murray is joining me now. what exactly is roger stone admitting to? >> well, kate, he's revealing these e-mails that show he was in contact with a senior trump campaign official about wikileaks and the big question is, of course, are there more communications like this that are still to come? new e-mails reveal roger stone was in touch with a senior trump campaign official. steve bannon, about wikileaks during the 2016 presidential race. special counsel robert mueller's team has copies of the e-mails, a source tells cnn, part of its investigation into whether stone actually had an inside track with wikileaks and whether he shared any of that information with members of the trump campaign. in an e-mail on october 4th, 2016, bannon, then the trump campaign ceo, wrote to stone, what was that this morning? stone published the e-mails on a column thursday for the right-wing daily caller. bannon's e-mail came shortly after wikileaks founder julian
assange delivered a speech billed as an october surprise. >> enormous expectation in the united states. >> but assange didn't unveil any new information, angering some of trump's supporters who were hoping for a bombshell on hillary clinton. in a reply to bannon, stone explained the delay. serious security concern, however, a load every week going forward. stone said his e-mail was based on public information. during his media event, assange promised more wikileaks material was coming. stone's move to publish the e-mails preempted a "new york times" story thursday about stone's efforts to pitch himself to trump campaign officials as a wikileaks insider. at least one campaign official told investigators stone told campaign officials he had ties to assange, according to a person familiar with the investigation. while stone made a show publicly and privately of bragging about his ties to assange in the 2016 campaign, he's since revised his story. stone says he actually relied on
publicly available information, tips from journalists, and a back channel source. progressive new york activist randy kretico. he's denied he acted as a back channel. >> then of course, there is the mueller investigation. poking into every aspect of my private, personal, business, social, family, and political life. >> stone hasn't been contacted by mueller's team, but nearly a dozen of his associated have. still, it's unclear what charges, if any, stone could ultimately face. "the new york times" also published e-mails showing stone asking bannon to help him get funding from gop donor rumecca mercer, to spread a story based on no evidence that bill clinton has a love child. i have raised 150k for the targeted black digital campaign through a c-4, stone wrote. tell rebecca to send us some money. the request could run afoul of federal election laws. stone says he never received any
money from the mercers and he maintained he is innocent. >> no crime in connection with the 2016 election or anything else. >> now, even though roger stone insists he did nothing wrong, he has said he would not be surprised if mueller does bring charges against him. he says any charges would be trumped up, though, and just designed to get him to cooperate against president trump. pack to you, kate. >> not over when it comes to roger stone, that's for sure. thank you. coming up for us, if president trump is campaigning on fear, does hope stand a chance, any chance anymore? how should democrats respond? former obama chief strategist david axelrod is here next.
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we're four days away from election day. but nearly 26 million people across the country have already cast their ballots in the midterms. so what do we know so far? turnout has been on a presidential level in some crucial states. we also know more women than men have voted in key states. what does it all mean? joining me right now, cnn senior political commentator, host of the ax files, david axelrod. it's risky, yes of course, to read too much into early voting numbers, but these numbers are big. voters in 18 states outpacing early voter turnout from the 2014 midterms. you are one of the minds behind
turning out voters who did not normally turn out in 2008. what do you see in these numbers now, do you think? >> i think one thing we know and that we can say with relative confidence is this is going to be an enormous turnout. it could be the biggest midterm turnout since 1960s. so, in half a century, and i think these early vote numbers reflect that in part. now, early voting is becoming more common. you know, you don't want to deduce too much from it, but when you combine it with some of the other signs like participation in the primaries and some of the other things that we have seen, i anticipate that there's going to be a very large turnout. certainly relative to what we have seen in midterm elections recently. you know, in terms of which party is favored by it, these numbers carry different augerings from state to state. i will say that the biggest dropoff among -- from
presidential years to midterm years has been among democratic voters, minority voters, young voters. and so you would presume that a larger turnout would be good for democrats. in that democrats haven't been as reliable as midterm voters. >> you hit on something important. it's one thing to turn people out in a presidential year. how do you turn out young voters, black voters, hispanic voters where you need them, in places like florida, georgia, texas, in a midterm? what's going to be key? >> well, some of it has to do with the candidates. some of it is operational. and finding those voters and making sure they're registered and making sure they know -- >> should have already been done. >> how and where to vote. but look, i think one of the things people are going to be looking at are the millennials and there was one poll out today that said only a third of
millennials say they're definitely going to vote. and that seems very low, especially when you're looking at a potential turnout upwards of 50% overall. but it's not low when you consider that only 16% voted in the last midterm election. so even if millennials were to vote in the 20s, that would be a significant increase over the last election. >> that's crazy to think about. only 20% of millennials getting out to vote or less. it really is. >> it's easy to be -- you know, i run this institute of politics at the university of chicago. and i spend a lot of time with young people. you know, there is an element of being distracted with other things. there's also an element of jaundice about the political system and the sense that these votes really matter. and you would think given the volatility of issues in this day and age that they would think, well, this does matter, but they really have some sense of
skepticism about congress and whether that's where things really get solved. so in this poll that was published today, 65% said they don't really think congress makes much of a difference. the reality is that the equities that these young people and all of us care about are affected by the decisions that congress makes. and so it is significant. but look, as i said, i think they are more engaged, and there will be a larger turnout among millennials. the president has done a good job with his -- all of his histrionics in engaging his own base, which was very -- which was slumbering before he started on his fear tour. but we're about to find out what the limits of that are and whether you can actually jump the shark and discourage people
who might be willing to vote for republican candidates but are uncomfortable with the tactics you employ. >> so this week, a new ax files is up. you sit down with former california governor arnold schwarzenegger. among the things you talk about gets to this fear conversation is immigration. listen to this for our viewers. >> to me, it's more important to get the job done rather than to worry about is there a caravan or not. if immigration reforms, if they secure the border and also deal with the people that are actually here, the law-abiding citizens, and bring them into our system officially and make them be part of and grant them to stay here. if that is worked out, democrats and republicans, then we wouldn't have any of these problems. >> you actually hear that from a lot of americans. what you get from politicians is abolish i.c.e. on the far left and birthright citizenship from the right, from the president. right now. do you think schwarzenegger is
being slightly naive that this would ever be possible. >> it's important to stress he's a former politician, and the fact is he himself acknowledges that he wouldn't win a republican primary because his views on immigration reform are out of the mainstream of the republican party right now. donald trump represents the mainstream thought on that issue. and so it really is a measure of where the republican party is right now that schwarzenegger, and he also talked about globalism and the importance of globalism. that's not the language of the republican party in the era of trump. so you know, what trump has said to republicans like schwarzenegger is hasta la vista, baby. you're not part of this anymore. >> great to see you, david. you'll have to have the last word when you end like that. thank you so much. catch more of david's interview with arnold schwarzenegger, tomorrow night.
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rosa flores was there for it all. what happened? >> well, kate, this was a very short hearing. two outcomes in essence that he will be transferred to new york to face those five federal criminal charges and that his bond hearing will be there as well. during a press conference after the short hearing, his attorney said that they will no longer be representing him. the attorneys here in miami, that is. that the public defender in new york will now take over. and they also mentioned that a letter that was written by the u.s. attorney in the southern district of new york that was sent to the court, weighed their options as to whether to fight to keep sayoc here in miami or not. and that is because of the evidence that the u.s. attorney shared in that letter. some of that evidence, the metadata that was recovered by the fbi, the searches that sayoc did on his computer and on his cell phone. the mailing labels that were found on that computer, and
kate, probably the most disturbing part of evidence that we learned from this letter is that investigators found shards of glass inside that pipe bomb and in the note from the u.s. attorney who wrote this letter, saying that was probably to impose most harm. so again, two outcomes here. sayoc is being transferred to new york, and his bond hearing will be held there. we don't know exactly when the transfer is going to happen. >> there's also new body cam video that's been released of a police encounter with him. what happened there? >> you know, it was an encounter from back in september with boca police. it was very friendly. the police officers asked him for his i.d. the police officers noticed the stickers on the van, the stickers we have seen, of course, and then they asked him this. take a listen. >> yeah, i guess you're a trump supporter? >> yes, sir. >> okay.
>> again, it was a short conversation. it was very friendly. now, from that vantage point, you could see that the officers were able to see inside the van. now, here's a very interesting point, kate, because that interaction happened in september. according to authorities, sayoc allegedly started planning this in july, and we have also learned that he made some of the pipe bombs allegedly inside that van. but of course, these police officers didn't ask to look inside the van. >> and no suggestion they would have reason to look inside the van from that brief encounter that we saw, that innocuous encounter. thank you. coming up, president trump, vice president pence, both heading to indiana tonight as democratic senator joe donnelly is in the fight of his life to hold on to his seat. a democrat that actually supports trump's border wall, who rails against the liberal left. that's next. thank you. now let's get started. ♪ the future isn't created in a keynote address.
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all eyes on indiana today. tonight, president trump heading there for a rally with vice president pence in indianapolis to try to boost republican candidate for senate mike braun. this while the democratic incumbent joe donnelly is in the fight of his career right now to try to hold on to his seat. and in doing so, try and hold on to democratic hopes of making gains in the senate this election. this is a state, remember, that president trump won by nearly 20 points in 2016. joining me right now, someone who knows something about the greatest state in the union, i say very biasly, as a hoosier. the democratic mayor himself,
mayor pete buttigieg. thank you for coming in. >> thanks for having me. thanks for saying hoosier. i'm still trying to coach journalists that indianian isn't a word. we're hoosiers. >> that's offensive. so senator joe donnelly is one of the democrats, really most targeted right now by republicans this cycle. the latest polling that's out is that it's a toit race. donnelly is up, but right now, it's right at the margin of error is what i'm seeing. do you think donnelly has this locked in right now? >> i think he's going to win, but i also think it's going to be very close. i definitely wouldn't use words like locked in. people in the state of indiana know joe donnelly. they know he's an independent thinker who really focuses on working for us, not working for a party. but it's osa very conservative state. i will say the fact that you have to have a sitting republican president come to this state twice in four days just to give the republican
senate nominee a chance at winning tells you about the overall climate that we're in, and i think signals a real tailwind for democratic candidates like joe donnelly. it's going to be neck and neck, and the most important thing is people who support him vote. >> the president is going there tonight to campaign for mike braun. i want to play you some of what the president said last night at another rally. >> if you don't want america to be overrun by masses of illegal aliens and giant caravans, you better vote republican. >> and that is a tiny taste of the attacks that the president threw at democrats last night. if that's what he throws out tonight, in your state, what do you say? >> i say we're not stupid. you know, this is an effort to distract us from the issues that really face us every day. this is a state that has really been hit in a lot of ways by the economic ups and downs over the
years. we care about people who are focused on the economy. this is a state where so many people rely on the protections for coverage with pre-existing conditions, that the republican senate nominee here wants to strip away. you know, at the end of the day, these bread and butter issues, i think, are going to be most important for voters, and this idea of terrorizing us, that we're about to be overrun by some hoard of people, we're smarter than that. i think it's just an effort to really tie up all of our attention because they know that this issue, it used to be a winning issue for them. it used to be attacking the affordable care act was what republicans talked about all the time. now that americans have had a chance to see how it works, we don't want it taken away and they want to talk about anything but het care. >> you mentioned the economy. out today, strong economic numbers. october jobs report just out this morning. 250,000 jobs added. wages are up.
unemployment holding at 3.7%. that's good news, and that's under this president. do you give the president credit here? >> look, the president has managed not to end the economic recovery that began under president obama. yeah, the numbers are good. they're good unemployment numbers and good numbers in some other areas, but obviously, though numbers don't tell you the whole story because we had great numbers on things like unemployment in 2016, and we still had an election that most people described the result as an economic anxiety election. so how do you have an economic anxiety election when there's pretty much full employment? well, what it tells you is there's a lot more to the story. people are worried about their future, even if they have a job. it may not be paying what it should, and even if it is, there's so many questions whether there's job security, not to mention concerned like health care that even if you have a job, you are going to be afraid of losing it or if you don't know where you are going to get coverage for things like preexisting conditions.
>> he gets credit somewhat? >> here managed not to end the obama economic recovery if we want to say that's an achievement. that's pretty low bar. one president got unemployment down to five. another managed to see it go from 5-4. okay. some of these stock market rallies and things like this won't go on forever, we have to look at the bigger picture especially here in the industrial midwest. they are experiencing true economic security. >> thank you so much for coming in. i appreciate it. >> great to be with you. >> say hi to my home state for you. >> the programming note. democracy in peril. the war on voting rights. that airs tonight, cnn takes a deep dive into the battles over voter access. still coming up, fear over jobs.
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that she was the who continued to prepare the traditional family holiday recipes for the high holy days. she was the mother of three and grandmother of five and a great grandmother. she was the school secretary when she was working. she was the one the children would come to get hugged and she was the who knew everything and had all the information. her family and friends said she should have been able to live so many more years, kate. >> absolutely. tonight also begins the first shabbat since the killings. there is a nationwide campaign under way to use the moment to bring people of all faiths together. what are you hearing about it? >> that is right. sundown tonight begins the jewish sabbath. it is the global effort, grass roots to go visit your synagogue this weekend. encouraging all americans to do that and to fight hate and promote love and promote unity. it is something that gained traction on social media, but it
is show up for shabbat. that is what the encouragement is doing to everyone. >> jean, thank you so much for being there in this horrible moment. one showing the true heart of that community coming together. i appreciate it. thank you so much. >> thank you. >> before i go, i want to share this with you. it struck a lot of people today. today in honor of all of the victims, the pittsburgh gazette front page, the first words, such a moving tribute to these people and this community after this deadliest attack against jews in american history. rose mallinger and all of the victims, all 11 victims right there. may they rest in peace and may their memory be a blessing. thanks much for joining us.
>> welcome to inside politics. i'm john king. thank you for sharing your day with us. gangbusters, jobs numbers. the economy adds a quarter of a million jobs, giving president trump a mid-term report card. lower taxes and more jobs was the republican calling card in the suburbs, yet democrats are poised to retake the house and map out races where suburban women hold the key to the election verdict. the president back on the trail. two big rallies. he does brag about the economy with the focus on immigration tells us and should tell you he is worri