tv Public Affairs Events CSPAN November 9, 2016 1:00pm-3:01pm EST
next week for legislative work in the lame-duck session. -- still aper -- couple of lingering house seat. michael eggman, 47.6%. republicans retaining control of the house, 239 to 193. still a couple left to call. disco runoff races in louisiana, two runoffaces -- races in louisiana, two house races. corrie,on post has this mike honda ousted in silicon valley, democratic attorney -- is heading to capitol hill barely losing to mike honda last
time around. john bresnahan a politico talking about chuck schumer putting out a statement, easily winning his new york seat and returning to the u.s. senate. he is the incoming democratic leaders -- saying he spoke with donald trump this morning and saying it is time for the country to come together. we will hear more from senator schumer and others more live coverage coming your way. we will hear from mitch mcconnell, the senate majority leader, a briefing set on the u.s. capitol for 2:00 this afternoon. look for it live and throughout the day, we will bring you our coverage of briefings that have happened today and let's take you next to new york a couple of hours ago where hillary clinton spoke at the new yorker hotel. [applause]
mr. kaine: my wife and i are so proud of hillary clinton. clinton,d of hillary because she has been and is a great history maker in everything she has done, as a civil rights lawyer and first lady of arkansas and first lady of this country and senator and secretary of state, she has made history. she became the first major party
nominee as a woman to be president and last night, won the popular vote of america. that is an amazing accomplishment. it is an amazing accomplishment. i am proud of hillary clinton because she has held fast to dreams. age,as inspired at a young an epiphany that if families and children did well, that is the best barometer for whether society does well and in everything she has done, she is focused on that. we know she would have made history as president in one sense, but we have never had a
president whose entire family -- entire career was made about the empowerment of children and families. i was excited to have her there and make history as the first women -- first woman president. i am proud of her because she has made such a wonderful team. there is a beautiful and comical parable in the new testament about a vineyard owners who hires people to work and says i will pay you this for a full day, then he hires people at noon and says i will pay you the same thing for a half day and those who started earlier the day say hold on, we don't like that you are treating everybody who came late just as well as us. here is what i have come to know so well about hillary clinton. the team that she has assembled over the years are people that are so deeply loyal to her because she is so loyal to them,
it is inspiring. i have seen that same degree of loyalty and compassion and sensitivity extended to the most recent folks who joined the team , the folks you came to the vineyard with just one hour to go. for loyalty and compassion to people, if they are with you, they are with you and that is remarkable. i am proud of her because she loves this country. nobody had to wonder about hillary clinton, whether she would accept an outcome of an election and our democracy, nobody had to ask. nobody had to doubt. she knows our country for what it is. she knows the system that we have. she is deeply in love with it and she accepts it.
she has been in bottles before where if it did not go her way, she accepted it and woke up the next day and that old the dreams she has held fast to. i want to thank hillary clinton for asking us to join this wild ride. about a week before, she asked if i would be her running mate. i went up to westchester and sat down with hillary and bill for about three hours of conversation to try to determine whether the wood -- whether we would be the right people to be on the ticket. when we got in the car back to the airport, i said to my wife, i don't know if we will be on this ticket, but we will remember that three hours for the rest of our life. we will remember 15 days that we have had with this fantastic couple of public servants for the rest of our life. hillary and i know the wisdom
and words of william faulkner. he said they killed us, but they have not whooped us, yet. because we know, we know that the work remains. that the dreams of empowering families and children remain and in that work, that important work that we have to do as a nation, it is so comforting even at a tough time, to know that hillary clinton is somebody, until her very last breath, is going to be battling for the values that make this nation great. now, please join me in welcoming secretary hillary clinton. [cheering and applause]
a very rowdy group. you. here, and ir being love you all. last night, i congratulated donald trump and offered to work with him on behalf of our country. i hope that he will be a successful president for all americans. this is not the outcome we wanted or we worked so hard for, and i am sorry that we did not win this election for the values we share and the vision we hold for our country, but i feel pride and gratitude for this wonderful campaign that we built, together, this fast, diverse, creative, unruly, energized campaign.
you represent the best of america and being your candidate has been one of the greatest honors of my life. i know how disappointed you feel, because i feel it, too. millions off americans who invested their hopes and dreams in this effort. this is painful, and it will be for a long time, but i want you to remember this. our campaign was never about one , iton or even one election was about the country we love, and about building america that is hopeful, inclusive and bighearted. we have seen that our nation is more deeply divided then we thought. thought, but i
believe in america and i always will. if you do, we have to accept the results and look to the future. bowel trump will be our president. we owe him an open mind and the chance to lead. our constitutional democracy enshrines the peaceful transfer of power, and we don't just respect that, we cherish it. it also enshrines other things. the rule of law, the principle that we are all equal in rights and dignity, freedom of worship and expression, we respect and cherish these values, and we must defend them.
let me add, our constitutional democracy demands our participation, not just every four years, but all the time. let's do all we can to keep advancing the causes and values we all hold dear. making our economy work for everyone, protecting our country and protecting our planet, and breaking down all the barriers that hold any american back from achieving their dreams. halfent a year and a bringing together millions of people from every corner of our country, to say with one voice that we believe that the american dream is big enough for everyone, for people of all races and religions, for men and women, for immigrants, for lgbt people and people with disabilities, for everyone.
now, our responsibility as citizens is to keep doing our better, build that stronger, fairer america we seek. i know you will. i am so grateful to stand with all of you. i want to thank tim kaine and and holton -- and ann holton for being with me on this journey. been a joy getting to know them better and it gives me great hope and comfort to know that tim will remain on the front lines of our democracy, representing virginia in the senate.
to barack and michelle obama, our country owes you an enormous debt of gratitude. [applause] we thank you for your graceful, determined leadership that has meant so much to so many americans and people across the world. , mark, and chelsea charlotte, aden, our brothers and our entire family, my love for you means more than i can ever express.
you crisscrossed this country on our behalf and lifted me up when i needed it most, even four month old aden who traveled with his mom. i will always be grateful to the creative, talented, dedicated men and women at our headquarters in brooklyn and across our country. you poured your hearts into this campaign. for some of you who are veterans, it was a campaign after you had done other campaigns. for some of you, it was your first campaign. i want each of you to know that you were the best campaign anybody could have ever expected or wanted.
to the millions of volunteers, community leaders, activists and union organizers who knocked on doors, talked to neighbors and posted on facebook, even in sites, private facebook i want everyone coming out from behind that and making sure your voices are heard, going forward. to everyone who sent in contributions as small as five dollars and kept us going, thank you, thank you from all of us. to the young people in particular, i hope you will hear this. spent my entire adult life fighting for what i believe in.
i have had successes and i have had setbacks, sometimes really painful ones. many of you are at the beginning of your professional public and political careers. you will have successes and setbacks, too. pleasess hurts, but never stop believing that fighting for what is right is worth it. [applause] it is worth it. we need you to keep up these
fights now and for the rest of your lives. and to all the women, and especially the young women, who put their faith in this campaign and in me, i want you to know that nothing has made me prouder than to be your champion. [applause] ms. clinton: now -- i know, i know we have still not shattered that highest and hardest glass ceiling. but someday, someone will, and hopefully sooner than we might think right now. [applause]
ms. clinton: and to all the little girls who are watching this, never doubt that you are valuable and powerful and deserving of every chance and opportunity in the world to pursue and achieve your own dreams. [applause] ms. clinton: finally -- [applause] ms. clinton: finally, i am so grateful for our country and for all it has given to me. i count my blessings every single day that i am an american. and i still believe as deeply as i ever have that if we stand together and work together with respect for our differences, strengthening our convictions, and love for this nation, our best days are still ahead of us. [applause]
ms. clinton: because, you know, i believe we are stronger together. and we will go forward together. [applause] ms. clinton: and you should never ever regret fighting for that. you know, scripture tells us, let us not grow weary in doing good for in due season, we shall reap if we do not lose heart. so my friends, let us have faith in each other. let us not grow weary. let us not lose heart. for there are more seasons to come and there is more work to do. i am incredibly honored and grateful to have had this chance to represent all of you in this consequential election. may god bless you and may god bless the united states of
president of the united states. the electoral college has donald trump with 279 and hillary clinton with 228 electoral votes. still a couple of states outstanding. the popular vote -- hillary clinton up by 200,000 votes nationwide. reaction from capitol hill from leaders on the democratic side. house democrat leader nancy pelosi issuing a statement saying "after an election in which donald trump won the little college and hillary clinton won the popular vote, we have a responsibility to come together." similar sentiments from chuck schumer, the incoming minority leader in the senate. that is chuck schumer. we would hear from minority -- majority leader in the u.s. senate. mitch mcconnell is set to speak in 20 minutes, 2:00 eastern. we plan to cover that live on
c-span. all of that ahead of the return of congress for the lame-duck session. lots to do, including the resolution of government funding. the short-term measure ends december 9. aid to flint, michigan, for the contaminated water system. and more. live coverage on c-span, the c-span2se and senate on next week. reaction from the political side. feed, coppins of buzz looking at international reaction. we have heard already from the russian leader, vladimir putin. up next, and comments from the leaders of britain, france, australia, and vladimir putin. p.m. may: i congratulate donald
trump on being elected as the next president of the united states. britain and the united states are and will remain long partners on trade and security and defense. we have a long-standing and enduring relationship that is based on shared values of freedom, democracy, and enterprise. i look forward to working with president-elect trump to ensure the security and prosperity of our nation's in the future. >> given what he said in the campaign about women, muslims, is he a fit person to hold his office, and will you be able to work with him? forward to look working with president-elect trump. the american people have elected him as the next president of the united states. britain and the united states share values of freedom, democracy, and enterprise but i look forward to building on the special relationship between our countries to ensure the security and prosperity of the nations in the future. >> do you want to say words about the croydon accident?
p.m. may: my thoughts and prayers are with all of those affected by this terrible incident on the tram. emergency services are on the scene and they are treating casualties command government is mostly in touch with emergency services -- closely in touch with emergency services and other authorities to ensure all is being done that is necessary to deal with this terrible incident. >> thank you very much . >> french president francois hollande is giving his reaction. let's take a listen. president hollande: working with her during barack obama's presidency, this u.s. election opens up a period of uncertainty. i need to look at it in a clear eyed manner. the u.s. is a major partner for france. what is at stake here is
peace, the fight against terrorism, the situation in the middle east, economic situations , and preserving the planet. on all of these topics, i will very soon start discussions with , which. administration will come into office on the 20th of january. i will do it with sincerity and openness because the position expressed by mr. donald trump must be confronted with the interest that we share with the u.s., and our common history will help us engage in that discussion. france will also continue on the way of transatlantic cooperation , without concessions, and in
the spirit of independence. context after this u.s. election demands that france should be strong, stronger than ever, and take responsibility, as eyes i have done since 2012. it also demands that the european union should be united, strong, and able to express its opinion everywhere around the world, thinking about the fight against poverty, the fight against social exclusion, and of course, after any election, you need to draw lessons. the u.s. election has a ripple effect on the rest of the world. this election comes after a series of other elections. we need to take a clear, sober look at this specific election, and again, in this case, try to
understand the concern felt by many people -- all the peoples of the world, including the american people come in the face of the current world situation. we need to find the answers. us in ours are within develop our social model of anti-democracy. more than ever, this election should lead us to take our responsibilities more than ever before as france, and because the eu is the framework within which we worked, france will be doing that with the rest of europe. thank you for your attention.
p.m. turnbull: on behalf of the us to, i offer my congratulations to donald trump on his historic victory, and offer might best wishes to secretary hillary clinton, who has fought a long and hard-fought campaign. let me say that i understand that australians have been confronted with the intensity of the political battle in the united states. president-elect trump himself described it as being at times and nasty campaign, and it was certainly by our standards are very bitterone -- a one. but you see already the way he has reached out to bring americans together come and the americans do fight the political contests hard. this great nation of the united states has the capacity to come together, and it will, behind the leaders, behind the
president that they have chosen. now we have no stronger relationship, whether it is on the battlefield or in commerce, then we have with the united states. they are great and powerful nation, they are great and powerful friend. and our relationship with united states is built on millions of australians and americans who have been working together, fighting together, serving together, for over a century. we have stood together in so many conflicts side-by-side. americans understand that they have no stronger ally, no better friend, then australia. in the enduring national interests of our 2 countries is such that our relationship will continue to be strong. we will continue to work
together, as we have done, with many presidents in years past, to take on the challenges of our time. whether it is the challenges of global terrorism, whether it is the challenges of ensuring that we maintain the stability of our economic order, whether it is the challenge of ensuring that we maintain the stability in our region, which is underpinned by the strength of the united states, which has been the foundation of the rules-based order in our part of the world that has seen the most extraordinary transformation in living standards in human history. so i have great confidence that all of our engagement will continue to be strong and intimate, filled with the trust and confidence that is characterized it for so many years. now, the obama administration will continue until january 20.
i want to acknowledge the great leadership of president obama, vice president biden, and the holy administration has given during their term in office. president obama has guided the united states and let the world -- led the world through many challenges, challenges of the global financial crisis, dealing with the challenges of terrorism, dealing with the challenges of -- we face in the middle east, where our servicemen and women are fighting side-by-side with their american comrades. so this is an historic moment. it has been a long campaign. it is one that australians have , withsed with awe consternation, indeed, from time to time. but let me reassure all us australians all that the ties that bind australia and the united states
are profound, they are strong, they are based on our enduring national interests. politicians and governments, congressman, senators, prime ministers, and cabinets will come and go according to the will of the people of australia and the united states. bond between our two nations come out here, interests, our shared national interest, are so strong, are so committed, that we will continue to work with our friends in the united states through the top administration, just as we have through the obama administration, just as we always will. we have so much in common. shared values, democracy, the rule of law, maintaining the international order upon which our security and prosperity depends.
the american people have made a great and momentous choice today. we congratulate president-elect trump, and we look forward to working closely as ever with his administration as it is formed and when he takes office early next year. thank you very much. ladies and gentlemen, a few hours ago presidential elections have finished in the united states of america. thisve been following campaign with attention. and i would like to congratulate the american people with the end of the electoral cycle. and i would also like to congratulate mr. donald trump with his victory in these
elections. we have heard his electoral slogans when he was still a candidate of the presidency. spoke about restoring relations between russia and the united states. we understand that the way to that will be difficult, taking into account the current state of degradation of relations between the u.s. and russia. and as i have repeatedly said, that is not our fault that the russian-american relations are in that poor state.
russia is ready and wants to restore the full-fledged relations with the united states. i repeat, we understand that this will be a difficult way, but we are ready to play our part in it. and do everything to return the russian-american relations to the stable and sustainable development track. serve the well-being of both russian and american people. and have a positive effect on the general climate for global
affairs, taking into account the special responsibility of russia and the u.s. to sustain global stability and security. >> some of the reaction from foreign leaders early this morning to donald trump's win in the u.s. presidential election. early this morning, israeli prime minister benjamin netanyahu tweeting this outcome, saying "i congratulate donald trump on being elected the 45th president of the united states of america." abc,reported by president-elect donald trump invited netanyahu to meet him in the u.s. at his earliest convenience. we are going to take you live to the capitol for the second of two congressional briefings we have today. paul ryan, the house speaker and mitch mcconnell, the majority leader, will be speaking to reporters. we will have that live when he gets underway get we want to let you know that not only did paul
ryan speak to reporters -- and we will show that later in our coverage this afternoon -- he held a conference call with members that some of the capitol hill reporters were able to listen in on. "house gopere, leadership elections still on track for next week, ryan says in a postelection gop conference call. gopers conclude conference call. ryan walks them through the upcoming schedule of the huge potential to work with donald trump." we will take you live to capitol hill when i gets underway. until then, more international reaction and coverage of rt. election has ended in extreme disappointment for establishment candidate hillary clinton. the clinton supporters, they have been crushed by the news. don't believe me?
just look at our pictures here. wow, some of said -- not just biting nails, but crying by supporters of democratic head quarters, many looking absolutely devastated. stark contrast to the trump supporters. they really do not think this was going to happen. probably weren't expecting the win. what a bonus for them. also, what a ship there was in the electoral cap. -- leading into election day, the polls were confident hillary clinton was going to win. state that way until the votes were counted. then the picture became more of is that things weren't going well. and that point is when donald trump took over as the favored. ultimately, he was going to be the new president. and our's bring correspondent, in new york in the wake of what has been an
astonishing result. the big apple having to take a big bite out of a shocking piece of news. how have they responded? >> this was certainly not the expected result. it appears that donald trump, who campaigned as the antiestablishment candidate, has defeated hillary clinton, who is largely perceived by the american public as the kind of incarnation of the political establishment. now, we went out on the streets of new york and we spoke to people. it is quite interesting -- when we interacted with people, what when donaldp, trump first announced for president, this is how he was perceived. this is how the mainstream -- this is what the mainstream media said about donald trump's early campaign. >> donald trump doesn't make sense. president obama: i continue to believe that donald trump will not be president. >> this guy is a complete clown. >> dangerous clown. president obama: he has the
appropriate amount of coverage nesstting the serious of his candidacy. >> lets for member that every poll in the main stream press predicted that hillary clinton would be the winner of the election. it was constantly stated over the last couple weeks in the mainstream press that hillary clinton was leading in the polls . it was going to be a close race but hillary clinton was projected to win. that projection from the mainstream press, all of the major cable news networks, almost every mainstream newspaper, that seems to have been incorrect. donald trump will be the next president of the united states, and millions of people and especially in rust belt states like ohio, pennsylvania, michigan, they turned out and voted for donald trump. tonight when we were in times square in the center of midtown manhattan, we decided to ask people what they made and what they thought of the fact that it seems like all the projections from the mainstream press got it
completely wrong. here is what they had to say to us. >> trust the mainstream media? >> no, i don't. >> they really got this completely wrong. >> yeah, they definitely really do. they need to get it together, they need to get it in order. >> i mean, the major media was telling us that clinton had it, they were wrong. do you trust the media? >> that's what i'm saying, i don't. this is huge -- i haven't for a long time, but this is a huge indicator that something is inherently flawed in that system. if you watch msnbc or you watch abc or fox, doesn't matter. what they are playing right now, this game for the last two hours, is to give you online. he won florida hours ago, but they keep doing projections so you watch. this thing is over. now, as donald trump prepares to enter the white house and take in activation in january
just take a inauguration in january, u.s. president barack obama will soon be leaving the white house. what will be barack obama's legacy? how will he be remembered as the commander-in-chief of the united states? earlier we went out on the streets of new york and asked what the presidency met to them. we asked about the promises made . we heard a lot of interesting things about when we talk to people about barack obama and the legacy. >> u.s. barack obama set to leave in january. remember how excited and hope all people were eight years ago jacob the world was hopeful as well.
cairo to seek to a new beginning. >> he even won the nobel peace prize. >> i am the commander in chief nation, in the, midst of two wars. >> intervening in seven different countries. can americans even name them yet >> iran is one of them. >> iraq may be. >> afghanistan. .. i think that is about it. >> even some of the people the
u.s. is supporting in the fight against terrorism are not fond stripes.ars and >> taking a live to capitol hill. mitch mcconnell, majority leader of the senate. before we get started, one matter. had fitted -- the untilunate distinction yesterday of being the only with an the south democratic legislative body. that changed dramatically as the republicans in the bluegrass state took the by defeating 17 democrat. went from 47 to 64.
long since the cubs won the world series. 95 years of continuous control.c that only added a little more to my evening. senator schumer called and offered cooperation. i said that is certainly what i intended to do. not only in the lame-duck, but beginning next year. also, i have had a chance to talk to the president and vice president of whom called, to president-elect trump and vice president-elect pence, all today. not only offering congratulations where a perp.,
but wrapping up business to share. i am really proud of the races we won. know, we have a lot of exposure. in a day when the american clearly were expressing change in the vote for onlydent, it is noteworthy one or two senate incumbents defeated. so i think an appropriate way to look at the senate races, 18 of the candidates and other races. somewhat a mixed picture. of course many of our members
have a partisan accomplishments to run on. examples from the previous congress where the senator from alaska have never been allowed amendment. on a bill. we opened it up and give people ideas.ortunity to offer want to particularly congratulate president-elect trump. clearly an indication the american people would like to new.omething and know the speaker shares my view we would like to see the go in a different election.
he will have an opportunity to fill the supreme court seats. in february i said itthis year that i thought best the american people decide appointment to the supreme court. it had been 80 years since a the vacancy.ed you had to go back to 1888 to find the last time a vacancy in the presidential year was confirmed by the president.rty of the the american people have spoken, us president trump will send a nominee soon early next year. with that, let me just throw it open. there has never been an outright filibuster for a
is different. why would you expect democrats to handle any nomination differently, and if they do, that to return the favor? >> i will not address what might happen. what we do know is the new will fill the vacancy. i expected to be handled in the same way these are typically handled, and i would not anticipate any particular strategy the democrats might employ to defeat it. >> did you bring that up with today? schumer >> know i did not. we will be working with the new
president on priorities. talked about tax reform. i think this is really important. servicearly part of my in the senate we did comprehensive tax reform back in 1986. president reagan agreed it would be revenue neutral to the government and to the maximum extent possible chine to make by lowering the rates as much as possible. know mr. obama had the conversation as well. the current president was not interested in making it revenue neutral for the government. we want to make america truly ought tove, the goal be when revenue is produced by preferences,on of use that to bow down the race.
therefore creating the opportunity for an version and the like. i have not had a chance to talk yet.e president about this the corporations are having a but most ofpeting, the businesses that are not corporations. agreement onve an , and backe advocating in those days, there were plenty it.emocrats on board for bill bradley was key in it. hopefully we will make progress for the country. >> a very favorable map. it is very likely you will have the majority through until your in 2020.ion
argues earning to think about what kind of legacy you will have? >> no. we have not even started the next congress yet. there will be plenty of times -- time to talk about legacy. >> do you want to stay until trump take the work or are you ?hinking an omnibus >> really have not talked about that. there are two priorities for the lame-duck. if you raise, how will you fund government? second, the 21st century cures bill. interested inis the medicine part of it. i am interested in the
regenerative minister -- medicine part of it. i would like to see us finish that important new measure this year. i talked about those matters this morning. >> [inaudible] harming the relationship with hispanics as president goldwater did. share those concerns? number two, do you idea tocentral policy build a wall on the border with mexico? >> i will not go back and read letter -- relitigate events of the past. we have a new president, and i would like to see him get off on positive start. i do not think we should relitigate to build a wall on the border with
the debates we had internally and with the democrats over the past year. we will be talking to the president about his agenda. border security is important. achieving border security is something that i think should be list.n the >> of personal preference on the list go >> i want to achieve in the way that is most effective. results the debates we had internally and with the democrats over the past triggerd , and what on coal does that mean for cold jobs in coal is? >> the war on legislation.of any look at all of the unilateral action. regulatory overreach of one kind or another. the coal industry is a perfect that.e of
see how much he can undo the president action the took all by himself, that would not require us. so i think in looking out why the country has had such slow growth, the most trip and recovery after a deep recession ii,e world war overregulation is a principal confident i am pretty the president did not have one year of 3% growth. you saw a whole lot of people who voted for the new president -- the lackustrated growth is the reason for lack of opportunity and jobs. we have to get this economy going again. much of that can be done by the president alone, because much of the problem has been created by this president. we will work with the administration to make
about what kind of unilateral actions he can take to undo the overreach that has slowed the economy so much. >> can you explain how you see the senate majority relationship trump? todent-elect be a partner, facilitator of his agenda, and do you think he shares your perception of the majority? >>enate know he is really happy we still have a republican majority. we look forward to working with him. i think most of the things he is likely to advocate we will be enthusiastic. where we have a difference in him to hashxpect them out privately and not publicly. the goal would be to turn the country in a different direction. of did had a tutorial
government. we know it does not work. you do all of this and you get slow growth. order to get the country growing again, we need to undo much of that. we will be enthusiastically time.tive almost all the where we have differences, we will see if we can work them out. >> do you plan on repealing obamacare right away? >> it is a agenda.igh item on the we did notshocked if move forward to keep our commitment to the american people. it is the single worst piece of any -- manyamong passedces of legislation in the first two years of the obama presidency. >> any chance it comes up in the
? >> he will have to ask him. is still in place. if the next president wants to agreement, heade has the opportunity to do that and send it up. certainly not going to be brought up to share. i think the president-elect made it clear he was not in favor of the current agreement. it is in place through the next negotiatetion to better deals as i think he would put it. sending them up to us for an indicted up or down those. >> a spending bill.
this will be talking with weaker and the president about how to wrap up spending the sheer. you are asking me a procedural question. i don't know the answer to it now. we would like to continue yearng the government this . exactly how to achieve that is matter for discussion. how to package it. differences in the house and senate. like to wrap up the business of funding the government in this fiscal year this calendar year. >> do you plan to use budget reconciliation you go >> you are asking me a question you know i am not going to answer. let's just stipulate that every single republican thought mistake without exception. that is still our view, and you
express -- expect us with a new president with the same feel.to have the same again, it goes back to read -- various things said in the past year. nato alliance is every bit as important today as it ever was. article five means something. nato,tack any member of us to deal with. i want the russians to understand that fully. >> the time there was unified control of the white house and waste was that your belief fast with noed to real bipartisanship on stimulus,
.ca those mistakesd >> to answer sort of broadly. mistakeit is always a to misread the mandate. majorities think it is going to be forever. nothing is forever in this country. we have an election every two schedule.t on act ast think we should if we will be in the majority forever. a majorityen it , if you will,r and i think we need to use it responsibly. i think the american people need results. it requires some democratic participation and corporation.
we were able to do that during tenure.t obama and we are going to be looking or bipartisan support. overreaching after an election is generally a mistake. >> one of the items on the has been congressional which is not something you have been of particular fan of. what would you say to whether or chance ofould have a passing apco >> we have term limits now, and it is all the elections, and it will not be on it.agenda in this than -- the senate. so.n't think
>> is that something you could at? [inaudible] well, in terms of scheduling in the senate, we have some serious divisions among republicans. i would not rule it out. the speakers said something about whether or not they might tackle it. said something about whether he might tackle it or not. us,hey send a bill over to we will take a good, hard look at it. it is a pretty spirited debate. i have very conservative members who are in favor of it and who are opposed to it. me like a good this point to us at but i would not want to rule it
out for the next congress. on -- help us understand how much advising and doing?ing you will be >> i was pleased the president-elect was already asking for advice. many of us made suggestions when together a list of prospective nominees. i think he will be open to that, intend to take advantage of it. i have a few suggestions i would like to make. i think he is open to our suggestions. i think that is the way it ought work. mentioned a few things in the lame-duck. >> [inaudible] x i am not sure we are doing vendors, are we? i don't know the answer to that.
that is the best answer when you don't know, just say you don't know. >> we both pull for bryce hopper priced harper and worth that they did not make it past the first round. >> could i ask you to expand on your relationship with senator schumer. what does he bring to the table you can work with or will be trouble areas? >> i think we're fine.to get along he has a job to do and i have a .ob to do i respect him. i think he is very smart. think we will be fine. i do not expect him to enthusiastically embraced my agenda. to do things in the senate you some bipartisan support unless you are like the
in 2010 with2009 60 votes and then they paid a big price for it, which goes back to paul's question earlier. >> can you describe your relationship with governor pence? >> we all really like mike pence. if you have asked anybody who is served with him, we all really liked him. we all thought it was a great that president-elect trump made in picking him. he was at many of our tuesday lunches. cheney was a classic i who saying allessarily the time, but was like a sponge absorbing what our concerns like and he acted almost the senate liaison.
hope he will attend our when hepolicy lunches is in town and be our liaison the administration and the senate must -- much like senator -- president cheney was. funde senate leadership said that when the democrats started to raise a lot of money put them in compression -- competitive senate races you've reportedly set up a flare to donors to raise more money for the majority. >> what i did was to call people attention to the fact that this group existed. operated byusly wellwill that i have known . i knew what the purpose was because they announced it. the purpose was to keep the
republican senate. sure, i praised them and made sure everyone was aware of the existence. i don't know there was a key moment. i recommended this group we set up. i felt there was no outside like looking out for us this that it majority pack was looking out for the democrats. there were groups doing good stuff, but no one was really focused on the senate so i was pleased that they came into .xistence i think all indications are they made a big difference. of executivet
orders that the president will get rid of. climateally on the plan, do you think they will drop the court case? what would do? >> thathem to would sure be my hope. day one would be a good idea. >> what do you say to undocumented immigrants and a uncertainat might be what their futures are with selectedump a president? >> i will not as the immigration issue. we will be discussing that internally with the new administration in the coming. >> president elect trump did not win the popular vote. president? mandate? >> we havethe been there before. 2000.appened in the american people understand it if it 270 elect world. you are president.
i would like to complement vice president gore. he conceded and did not run amend saying we should the constitution to get rid of the electoral college. result of thee have. that we secretary clinton did the same thing to her credit this morning. over.ection is we know who one, and we're going to move on from there and do the can for the american people. you. >> senate majority leader mitch mcconnell on the election yesterday of donald trump as the president of the united's eighth of saying it is an indication the american people will would like to try something new. mitch mcconnell will be the majority leader in the 100 13th ingress when the gamble in january.
so far come here is where things .tand senator sanders and senator king. new hampshire, the closest and may be called sometime soon. the governor with 48% of the vote. the incumbent 47.9. see just how close the election is. runoff.iana, a that is the way the state law work. john kennedy, the republican with 25% of the vote. was 17.5 in al very crowded field in louisiana. will happenrace sometime in december. reacting to the presidential reporting, and the presidential preparations of donald trump, they are underway
york. donald trump holding his first transition meeting. chairman, his kushner, donared hence, eric christie -- rick dearborn, sessions. reaction from jamie dimon, ceo, , saying he unity cited eight deep desire for change and frustration with the economy among the electorate, which voted donald trump into office. said we need to at least listen to the voices, calling on leaders to come together. we continue to bring your reaction to the election of 45th residentthe states.nited reaction from the republican
national committee, including the chairs of the congressional campaign committee. >> thank you. let me begin by congratulating trump.nt-elect donald i can say the majority in the senate looks forward to working with him. the framing -- confirming disses anthemjust the program he has outlined. important at also this hour to acknowledge the statement that secretary clinton just made. it is fair to say mr. trump and secretary clinton both rose to the i think it is a step toward
healing. i want to congratulate reince priebus. i think if it were not already , after this year and down last night, he goes as one of the great rnc chairman in the history of the united states and the republican party. rnc, staff, and intended tohairman be here, but he is in other pressons speaking to the the job.nuing points.
there is nothing like having good candidate. you cannot take away from the that republicans maintain the majority because of our superior candidates. they ran on their records and way they were able to to constituents. won in part because we had very good candidates. thank you for acknowledging ward staff and team. together a program a few raise the necessary funds. million over a15 two-year time. wanted to train the campaigns, chain the primariesavoid costly
, pull together when we could. we wound up with the nominees needed. that is a credit to our staff. off to the majority leader, mitch mcconnell. it is not quite totally understood. fact that after we gained the majority two years ago, we went to work. we had 10 times as many recorded both as predecessors. we actually accomplished bipartisan achievements for the people will. in essence, state-by-state, candidates by rewarded the voters forblicans in the majority the accomplishments we have not years. previous eight
, it is back to work. we look forward to working with the president-elect, with our house ofjority in the representatives. wonderful when i was over work with people like greg walden. speak orion and their team. i want to give my heartiest level of code -- of congratulations to greg. >> thank you very much. it is an honor and privilege to be here. -- got involved , it was a time when a new president was a 72% approval. i became nrc chairman after that
election cycle. one of the big deficiencies was data in the mechanics and the ability to do what the democrats had done to us. biggest data digital team and republican history. people.it was seven we have come so far with involved. we didn't knowingly, thoughtfully, and a lot of planning. our polling was spot on. target. was right on alsoe senators said, it is about recruitment. they failed, we succeeded. i want to gradually president-elect from and mice --
friend.ce, my look forward to working with them to get america in a much place. i also want to thank paul ryan shattered his own set of records in support of republican effort, doing what no one had ever done before to campaign.y in a he and i were around the country together. i don't know how many cities and campaigns he was involved in. was involved in 22 states, 38 candidate all over the country monthat is just the past before the campaign. we stand here today with back-to-back but we think will be records majorities. nights on the5 because we are
ready to govern and we have the with and people to govern .s i want to congratulate them for mice such a great job and half who heads up a terrific organization of very talented hardware in young women who know how to get it done. donald trump gave voice to americans who felt left behind. i want to thank him for giving those people a voice. i look forward to working with who know how tohings get it done. donald trump gave voice to americans whoour conference stun record numbers to done. support our efforts and help us have the resources necessary to achieve the success we have now achieved . i will turn it back to katie. both of you spoke about
working with donald trump. if you think you will be working with him, for him, and whether or not you have a mandate. >> i think he has a mandate to repeal and replace obamacare. put constitutional scholars on the supreme court. i like what he said about crumbling the infrastructure. i think we all understand our role. >> a lot of time went into ideas nations biggest face.ms we this is something speak orion's event a lot of time working on to go .5 point, and probably powerpoint type powerpoint.
we're on the same page. he has just been a lack did. we show -- share common principles and goals. work together. >> do you think there is a ?earning curve also, do you envision any shakeup in the house leadership? >> i do not expect any shakeup in the leadership. i think senator mcconnell will be accepted. change.l be a welcome
role. understand our frankly, he has been surrounded by people who are part of the that this country reflects. fine.k we will be just people expected we ran on issues. they act we work together but that does not mean we are always on the same page. >> [inaudible] i was in the room four years ago when i called for more welcoming.
they should now feel emboldened. spokehink the voters pretty clearly last night. he will win the popular vote. i think that is an inside the beltway question. we had voters come out earlier not heard for years. they said i want change. think the next story you will hispanic.s over 30% voted for donald trump texas.ida and we spent the last couple of weeks and months talking about this. they believe donald trump has a voice that hillary clinton did have. walter, we had historic
ballot that means huge things in the future of our party and i want him to address that for a moment. >> thank you. you nailed it. there are too many inside the beltway conversations. you are missing what is happening out there. this has been building for a very long time. the culmination of something we see happening. we went in as a counterbalance to obama's failed policies. voters recognized that, and that why they have been at all-time highs in offices across the country, in states red and blue. and that will continue right now as we need it. up the chamber
years. first time in 100 and i think it is that peoplemportant listen to what the voters said and recognize those wins have been coming for a long time and just now manifested with a new messenger in donald trump. the american people have .istened they have been listening for a time, and this is something felt all continue to move forward. thank you all. >> all-day coverage here on c-span. reaction to the election of donald trump. members, the leader of the
congressional campaign committee. they come back monday and tuesday of next. first monday. the senate on c-span2. as mitch mcconnell focused earlier in his briefing comes the big item is the resolution , thevernment funding short-term measure ending december 9. follow live coverage on seized c-span2. reaction from gary johnson mate.s running a statement released a short time ago. voicehonored to provide a those people.f and simply grateful for those that made this has short effort possible. a sincere hope that together we can get about the business of addressing the challenges this
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boats,elect hilleaction from capitol and elsewhere. ryan who won reelection yesterday was out earlier today to talk with reporters. >> good morning. night and again this morning i spoke with president-elect donald trump and congratulated many of our fellow citizenshick
corelost faith in our institutions. they do not feel represented by those in office. donald trump heard a voice in our country that no one else her. he connect did in a way no one else did. now donald trump will lead a unified republican government. i want to congratulate my friend mike runs. he is a good man, and will make a great vice president. know how proud we priebus.ince partye has done for the remarkable.
i want to congratulate ron johnson. we worked so hard on his victory. we spent four days on the bus crisscrossing the state urging all republicans to come together to win, and that is what happened. of course, i am immensely proud that our candidates ran. i want to congratulate the entire house leadership team. look at it this way, our house is bigger. seats than anyone expected. much of that is because of donald trump. he got a lot of people over the finish line so we could maintain the strong majority. now we have more work to do.
this will help us had the ground running as we work with donald trump to do this. the timeless principles our country was honored -- was started on. consent of the government. we will apply those principles to the problems of the day. this is the kind of unified government we set out to deliver. our democracyubt and we doy messy, remain a sharply divided country now as we do every four years, we have to work together to heal the divisions of a long campaign. set thedonald trump perfect tone for doing just this. know president obama and hillary clinton are committed to bringing the country together. this needs to be a time of .edemption we need to free dedicate ourselves to making america a great and a more perfect union.
with that, let me get your questions. >> [inaudible] is your relationship with the elect and conservatives in the house gecko >> i have spoken with donald twice in the past 18 hours. i spoke with mike as friends mike runs as well. ground running. already talking about getting our transitions together. when i say seven out of 10 countrys don't like the is going, they just floated. i think what donald trump just pulled off is an enormous political feet. he heard the voices that others were not hearing. unified republican government.
we were making an appeal to our to come home and just that, andid .hat is why i am excited >> did he assure you he supports your speakership? >> we had a great conversation about how we work together on the transition. . we are talking about how we build the transition and go forward. i am very excited about our together. work >> [inaudible] what do you say to people who >> what ined jacob said the night before the election. look at the issues, potential country serious look at where we have been going in the direction we need to go. i am really proud of the fact the first time since
1984 10 electoral votes went to republicans. think it could happen. donald trump turned it on its head. he delivered 10 the looked world boats. he helped to elect a strong majority in the senate and house. >> [inaudible] >> i
think after a tough believe where people they were pitching for one side or the other, it is a time to unified. this health care law is not a popular ball. collapsing hundreds own plate. this congress, this house majority in senate majority has already demonstrated improvement. the problem is president obama
vetoed it. now we have president trump coming here is asking us to do this. we can fix this. it is not just the health care law we can replace. we have no shown willingness and ability to do it. about the laid-off coworkers who seek relief coming. farmers who are harassed by the epa. think about the farmers reading harassed by the interior department. relief coming. this is good for our country. this means we can lift the oppressive weight of the regulatory state. about the conservative respecting judges that will be nominated. this is very exciting.
>> [inaudible] we did not do the right thing at the wrong time. the mistake in the past as we do not see the opportunity .hen it presented itself the opportunity is to go big, done for get things people of the country. we all come from different corners of our party. key is not only to unify and merge the approaches that invite country to get focused on the solution. here is great
potential. what i see is a unified government. what i see with a unified opportunity tohe get back to work for the american people. trump pulled off an amazing political feet. keep the majority, but it also showed the country do not like the going.on we were what i'm excited about that we in congress along with our nominee offer a very this effect coherent agenda on which direction to take the country. why i am excited about working with the vice on thent-elect transition to hit the ground running. >> [inaudible]
>> i don't think people should of -- be worried about civil liberties being violated. look at the supreme court judges he said he would nominate. i think one of the biggest the constitution it self. people who clearly did win,ant the republicans to very fair agenda. we believe in the principles that help us country. we want the federal government to respect the states. this is exciting. for those that are concerned, this is the time to unify and a time to heal. said thedent-elect
right tone with his speech. to bring people together. >> [inaudible] i don't worry about things like that. i do not worry about interparty issues. donald and i had great pastrsations just in the 18 hours. how do we make sure that when hand comes off the bible we are hitting the ground running? excited about working with him to make sure that is the case. >> [inaudible] i want get into the reconciliation issues. i want to sit down with the
president-elect to talk about what they want to achieve in the lame-duck. what work he would like to take up when they come into office. having beenll you, involved in the lame-duck very exciting to go into a lame-duck when we have a republican going in right after it. we will court may see what we can achieve in the lame-duck. appreciate it. lex house because ryan this .orning he campaigned for and provided of the for 75 members house and senate. in a later conference call, the speaker indicated they are going forward with leadership elections next week in the u.s. house. treat -- tweets about this saying there was an e-mail to say she is running again for the gop conference chair.
markelrth district with andand of course, any changes n the electoral college as well as news broke overnight, concerns on stock futures, but things are looking better on wall street according to "usa today." one hour before the closing bell, "stocks leave after scaring -- scary overnight selloff." "trump huddles with advisers to discuss transition." trumpdent elect discussing with his top advisers according to a source familiar ." among them, his son-in-law, his son, chris christie, mike