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  President Trump Departs the White House  CSPAN  October 9, 2018 6:39pm-6:57pm EDT

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state laws on slight force robberies and whether they require enhanced sentencing and whether burglaries of mobile homes should be considered vehicle burglaries. producer, justr as kavanaugh asked several questions. protests continued outside the court. campaign 2018 coverage continues tonight with several live debates. utah's senaten, debate between mitt romney and jenny wilson to fill the seat of retiring senator orrin hatch. on c-span2, massachusetts governor debates his democratic challenger. c-span, thetern on arizona second congressional district debate between ann kirkpatrick and leah marquez peterson. c-span, your primary source for
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campaign 2018. before president trump left the white house for a rally in iowa, he spoke about the u.n. ambassador announcing her resignation and his upcoming lunch with kanye west. president trump: hello everybody. we're headed out to iowa where we have a big statement to make. for our farmers. likewise we are taking care of our refineries and our refiners. they have done a fantastic job.
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>> [inaudible] president trump, dena is a person she would -- i would consider. we have many names. nicky has been great. she will be working with us in helping us with the choice. she will help us with 2020. nikki is a great friend of mine. we have become great friends. she has done a fantastic job. she will be involved. gina, certainly. i have heard a lot of names. i've heard ivanka. i've heard, how good would ivanka be? there's nothing -- it's nothing to do with nepotism. the people that know know that ivanka would be dynamite. i would then be accused of nepotism, if you can believe it. >> [inaudible] pres. trump: i think ivanka
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would be incredible. you be accused of nepotism. even though i'm not sure there's anybody more confident in the world. that's ok. we are looking at numerous people. it is interesting. [inaudible] pres. trump: we do a lot. this administration does a lot. you're right. would, administration after the kavanaugh victory, it's a victory for the people. it's a victory to have a great justice for many years. a lot of people would celebrate. we go back to business the next day. nikki and i talked about this a year ago. she really wanted to be here for about two years. we finished our big week last week at the when.
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we had a tremendous success. 30 days out. nikki is going to be involved with us for a long time. she's going to help me make that final pick. i want to get somebody really good. i think she has brought a new level of prestige to that position. that position is, in terms of people wanting it, easier now than it was before. nicky has brought great confidence. she has brought great steve to that position. steve to that position. >> [inaudible] pres. trump: have you keep your base energized now that you have the big kavanaugh victory? just by winning. we have to keep winning. we are doing a lot of winning. we are very happy with the usmca, i don't want use the word nafta. as a terrible word. canadal with mexico and
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was fantastic. china wants to make a deal so badly. we will see where it goes. i don't think they are ready yet, personally. >> will they be energized because they saw the defeat of someone they wanted -- pres. trump: a lot of those were paid protesters. they were unhappy because they haven't been paid yet. that was professionals. that was orchestrated. when you look at the halls of congress and you see screaming like that, it's like child. one goes in the next goes. these are paid protesters. i don't know that their energy is great. the energy on the republican side, i don't think it is ever been greater. maybe 2016. >> [inaudible] you bardi got to supreme court justices through in your first term.
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how many more do you think you might get? pres. trump: a lot of theories on that. it could be three. under one theory it could before. and then some people could say to could happen. or two to fourne additional. we will see. i hope everyone remains healthy. i'm very happy the way it is right now. we put a great man. it's a guessing game. that therehonor is have been many presidents who never had a choice, and here i am not even two years and we have to. and they are confirmed and they are on the court. >> [inaudible] pres. trump: i believe kanye west is coming to the white house. he has been a terrific guy. he loves what we are doing for
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african-american jobs, for so many different things. median income as you see as an all-time high. poverty level of the best rate, the lowest rate so far. ye is a smart guy and he sees that. also coming with him, jim brown. would he be making a lot of money today >? he's been a friend of mine. he gets it. --sees that african-american hispanic and asian, have never done better in this country. he likes it. that -- aboutned the way that china treated secretary cocktail -- pompeo? pres. trump: they treated him with great respect, actually. they had meetings besides the news conference.
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they treated him with great respect. he had a great meeting with north korea. -- he it wasn't so much was giving them a message. they were giving him a message to come back to me. >> any updates about the saudi journalist? pres. trump: no. a sad situation. >> have you read the u.n. tweet warning about climate change regarding drastic action? pres. trump: it was given to me. i want to look at who drew it. which group through it. i can give you reports that are fabulous, i could give you reports that are not so good. i will be looking at it. >> [inaudible] pres. trump: i think it's fantastic. she's the greatest. i think hope, i am so proud of her. i'm very happy. i'm very happy for you, right? was that announced officially? i'm very happy for fox.
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they have a winner. hope is a winner. she has been since the beginning. literally since the first day. i'm very proud of hope. fox has themselves somebody was really great. >> the petroleum industry opposes this idea of moving to 50% as so year-round. they say will hurt their industry. what you say to them? pres. trump: i want more industry and energy. i don't like $74. it's up to $74. if i have to do more, whether it's through ethanol or another means, that's what i want. i want low prices. it's an amazing substance. in dhi qar's 100% on ethanol. indie cars run one at the present on ethanol. it means we are helping our farmers.
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we are also going to be helping our refiners. they're both very important groups. the farmers have been so terrific as they produce great products. i think it's going to be great. it has no impact. the raise no negative impact. there are those that say, the air is cleaner. they say you go 12 months instead of a, -- eight, there is cleaner. >> [inaudible] pres. trump: who did? >> [inaudible] complaint an ethics saying that nikki haley misused private claims. does that fit the wrong -- factor in it all? pres. trump: i don't know anything about it. nikki is one of the most honest human beings you'll ever see. i've never heard about it. >> [inaudible] that all depends on
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who she will be running against. you, you have to really good ones now. i don't see her doing that now. >> [inaudible] pres. trump: leslie is a terrific guy. i think he is very happy. he really stepped up over the last two or three weeks. i thought he was fantastic. lindsay is a popular guy. jim is a popular guy. nikki doesn't have that in mind. >>'s senator graham popular enough to be your next attorney general? pres. trump: i think he's very happy where he is. he really stepped it up. he's doing great. >> [inaudible] i didn't know her. she supported somebody else in the primary. it turned out very well for me. she respected it.
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after that, we got along really well. we are really good friends. we have been compatriots. we've done a great job to get her. -- together. the united nations has a new level of respect. we had a tremendous week last week. nikki wants to work with us. she said today a few times, she wants to work on the 2020 election with us. >> [inaudible] pres. trump: i'm not going to say who i mean. they were bad people. he is a very fine man. what was said about him never happened. >> you say that about our fellow americans? pres. trump: i know fellow
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americans that are evil. are you saying that we shouldn't say that fellow americans are evil? >> [inaudible] >> campaign 2018 coverage continues tonight with several live debates. c-span,eastern on utah's u.s. senate debate between mitt romney and jenny wilson to fill the seat of retiring senator orrin hatch. on c-span2 at 8:00, messages its governor debates his democratic challenger. at 10:00 eastern on c-span, the arizona second congressional district debate. c-span, your primary source for campaign 2018. night on afterwards, gina loudon, member of the trump
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2020 campaign media advisory board on her book. by's interviewed representative louie gohmert of texas. >> is president donald shea cramp -- donald j trump crazy? >> i believe narcissism is a spectrum. i believe that most of us, not meaning you, most of us who put ourselves out there have an unusual sense of confidence. if you want to call that narcissism, i don't have a problem with that. is that a dangerous source of narcissism? i don't think so. we have seen dangerous kinds in our politics. i don't think the president fits into that category at all. >> watch sunday night at 9:00 but tv.on c-span two's
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-- book tv. >> tucker carlson discusses his .ook >> it's about why we elected trump. i couldn't get past it. i couldn't get past the idea that the country voted for donald trump. why would you do that? not an attack on trump. i think trump is right in a thematic sense. but you wouldn't elect trump unless you really really wanted to send the message. happy countries don't elect donald trump. the messages, the people in charge on both sides screwed up. >> sunday night at 8:00 eastern on c-span's q&a. c-span studentcam video competition is in full swing.
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we are awarding $100,000 in total cash prizes, including a grand prize of $5,000. the deadline is january 20. for more information, go to our website. representative mike kelly debated democratic challenger in the clothing you 16th district u.s. house race. congressman kelly currently represents the pennsylvania third district but is running in the 16th due to statewide redistricting. they talked about several topics including tax cuts and jobs, immigration reform, and student debt. >> good evening. to the dnc low performing arts center. the only scheduled debate right now between the candidates for the 16th congressional district in the state of pennsylvania.