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tv   Road to the White House 2020 Sen. Cory Booker in Laconia NH Meet Greet  CSPAN  May 12, 2019 4:40pm-5:05pm EDT

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prize high school west winners christian coronado and gabriel right. >> for us it didn't take long in our research to find all of the disparities in the voting rights especially with native americans living on reservations. that was a shock considering we have been coexisting for a very long time and they still struggle with voting rights and gerrymandering, such an updated -- outdated thing but still exists and is a problem. those are things we wanted to focus on. announcer 1: to watch all of the winning entries from the studentcam contest, go to studentcam.org. earlier today presidential candidate cory booker talked with diners at a soda shop in laconia, new hampshire. he has about 5% support in several combined polls, trailing former vice president joe biden.
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bernie sanders and other democratic candidates. sen. booker: how is everybody doing who tort -- doing? thank you for bringing your mother, happy mother's day, to your mother. [indiscernible] a picture with you instead. that for everyve child's accomplishments, a mom -- all of the credit. sen. booker: i agree. >> i take all of the credit for my husband. sen. booker: you are right. >> mother on mother's day. sen. booker: it is a wonderful thing.
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thank you all for coming. hi, everybody. how are you? [indiscernible] >> senate candidate for our district. sen. booker: how do things look? you doing the doorknocking? >> fundraising [indiscernible] sen. booker: let me know how we can help. >> absolutely. it means a lot to have you here. sen. booker: it is so good to be here. >> you are the 12 candidate here. i grew up in new york city, not too far. sen. booker: where? >> in brooklyn, when i was nine years old. sen. booker: before it was hip. every puerto rican went. thank you for standing up for puerto rico. it means the world. laconia has been hit by a
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similar crisis. we have lost over 100 people in a couple of years. i call it the genocide of my generation. it is something pharmaceutical industries aren't doing enough to help us and that is why i am running for office and going to continue to stay involved. that is why we have filled running, unique candidates that will make a difference in young people's lives. we try to bring them back. sen. booker: thank you. >> it means a lot to have you here. sen. booker: it is good to be here. this is my second to last county i haven't been to. >> this is a good one. elected is gomez county donald trump, we will elect the next democrat president. sen. booker: let me say hello to everybody. >> so happy to meet you. sen. booker: where are you from originally? >> i live in white plains, new york.
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mom used to work in white plains at ibm. >> this is a crazy question but do you know -- [indiscernible] jersey, helping to work skills with secondary trauma. so familiar to me -- sen. booker: jersey either way,e give him my best. really critical work. thank you for coming up. >> happy to be here. sen. booker: i love your shirt. [indiscernible] >> until very recently. moved to manchester but grew up in the area. sen. booker: happy mother's day to her. >> she wanted to come. are we going to -- what is her name? >> monica. sen. booker: hi, monica, it is
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corey booker. i wish you a happy mother's day. thank you for raising such an extraordinary person who stands up for planned parenthood as do i. hope to meet you down the road, bye-bye. >> you are an angel. she is going to vote for you. hey, gentlemen. >> [indiscernible] sen. booker: are you from the community who tort -- community? thank you for coming by. >> [indiscernible] at least twice. sen. booker: the good new hampshire way. we have about 40 more to go. >> keep at it. i am thinking of throwing my hat into the ring. sen. booker: i would encourage you to do so. [laughter]
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are you from this community? >> only a few blocks away. [indiscernible] sen. booker: absolutely. hi. >> i am an attorney. sen. booker: thank you so much. i am so grateful. can we get a picture who tort you don't need to do that. blue today. >> congratulations. [indiscernible] my mom, my friend, jonathan. meet you.e to welcome to laconia. sen. booker: welcome thank you. you are out of school no? >> i am.
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sen. booker: what kind of school? >> public school. elementary school. sen. booker: that is tremendous. what is your favorite instrument? >> i started with trumpet but they have me teaching, you learn them all. sen. booker: can we get a picture who tort got it. thank you. thank you so much. >> i remember when you were the mayor across the river. >> i work on long island. [indiscernible] i lived most of my life across the river. sinclair. hopefully you will do it for the country. sen. booker: thank you.
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hi. >> quick question. nice to meet you. sen. booker: a selfie. >> i hear you are really good at it. thank you so much for your record on supporting women. last week we were all freaking out. just wondering as president what could you do to keep women's choice to them that you couldn't do in the senate? sen. booker: one of the things we have to do is make roe v. wade more of the law the land, passed legislation on it. georgia did this by suppressing a lot of votes. most georgians, 70% don't agree with this bill. a lot of democratic things are happening. we need to make sure we are fighting. when women vote, -- [indiscernible] to affirm voting rights, solidify and codified a woman's right to control her own body
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and push back. thank you very much. appreciate you and thank you for everything you did -- [indiscernible] sen. booker: thank you. >> i am her husband. she is a political person. sen. booker: the three of us. the twin towers here. >> thank you so much, senator. >> nice to meet you. thank you for coming. it is good to see. we don't get a lot of candidates up this net of the woods. sen. booker: appreciate that. >> we were excited. sen. booker: how are you? [indiscernible]
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sen. booker: my mom is with me today. she is here. i don't know [indiscernible] you? how are nice to meet you. can i have a handshake? can i get something with all of us? i think i can pull this off. here we go. >> perfect. sen. booker: we will do this. >> there we go. sen. booker: all right. thank you, guys. >> glad you brought your mom. happy mother's day. good to be here. thank you very much. i have a question for you.
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in the past couple of months there has been a lot of attention on airline safety. people having died in the airbus accidents. and immediately president trump took action like within a week and grounded that because of safety. what is your thought about how can happenprotection for our grandchildren? a lot more of them are dying than people on airline's? airlines? sen. booker: [indiscernible] last week i enrolled a plan [indiscernible] feel very strongly about. [indiscernible] it covers everything from lead
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in the water [indiscernible] safety, opioid addiction, [indiscernible] so one of the things that is frustrating to me is how much we talk about -- my mom with me today, [indiscernible] >> gun violence, what are your views on restricting gun usage, like australia or new zealand immediately took action. sen. booker: i just rolled out
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the most ambitious [indiscernible] comprehensive plan that involves everything from gun legislation to background checks, making sure we have one hand gun -- [booing]ifles, i had -- [indiscernible] i had a young man killed on my block. 50 week ago. thank you very much. in my lifetime we have had more people die from all of our wars -- ined [indiscernible] appreciate your time. appreciate your time.
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[laughter] >> i have a question for you. everybody is saying [indiscernible] what are you going to do about the issues -- i keep asking what do you want us to do? sen. booker: that is a good question. that is the best question. [indiscernible] we have to be a country that knows when a leader comes in -- need todoes a leader do? sen. booker: [indiscernible] more people being engaged. fromis what i will ask you. it is about organizing. we don't make the election about donald trump. we have to have more of a movement to deal with the issues
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. other countries survive with infrastructure and education. >> [indiscernible] and i asked every single candidate, all the time, when are you going to support [indiscernible] sen. booker: this is what i think. what they have done, judge them on what they have done. [indiscernible] most elite -- the leader of our party will be sure the local leaders all the way up and start building the party. that is the way it should be in a 21st-century way. don't judge me on what i say but what i have done. [indiscernible] in new hampshire we have kids
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dying [indiscernible] [indiscernible] a strategy that works -- i am already supporting a lot of bills that make sure we deal with this. too many people, my community and your community are dying. them,o treat of comprehensive plan. >> you will have my support. sen. booker: thank you. >> you are already my senator. [laughter] sen. booker: your senator and your neighbor. >> [laughter] good to see you.
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>> nice to meet you. sen. booker: thank you for being here. hello again. i am doing well. how are you doing? >> i listened to you last night. you seemed comfortable. sen. booker: [indiscernible] a real decent person. when i first started campaigning she said who you are speaks louder than what you said. that kind of energy. >> we can tell who you are. sen. booker: thank you so much. [indiscernible]
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sen. booker: you know what it is. i will not say anything. i will say [indiscernible] i did. >> i have a question. how high a priority as climate change? sen. booker: it is the central threat. when i became mayor, i proposed -- everything we do, [indiscernible] i told them we need to do everything. weerally had green ideas, could plant more trees, environmental prerequisite. we join with other mayors, the mayors of america, we will take care of this problem. i am pledging that. [indiscernible]
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support the green new deal and the whole vision like my parents' generation, [indiscernible] vision. beenination has always inspired by [indiscernible] timothy or jeremy? >> no. sen. booker: you are with the press. [indiscernible] >> pleasure to meet you. [indiscernible] >> quick question, long-term -- [indiscernible] what are we going to do? sen. booker: [indiscernible]
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you have to realize -- [inaudible]
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if somebody goes into long-term , and you are destitute, there is something wrong with that. why are we taking people that may have $100,000 to their name -- [inaudible] i have been looking at this problem a lot. when i was mayor i learned how to deal with problems now. when i am your president i will be the wayne gretzky of presidents. >> sounds good. >> we are going to keep walking this way. announcer: tomorrow, former president -- former vice
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president joe biden makes a campaign stop at a local pizza shop. several polls have him leading about two to one over senator bernie sanders in the granite state. watch live at 12:30 p.m. at c-span, at c-span.org, or on our free radio app. announcer: on american history tv, today at 6:00 p.m. on american artifacts, two of the rise up exhibit on the lgbt q rights exhibit. >> the stonewall parade on the gay wall street workers who socialized there.there was a blackmailing ring going on there. it was at least a place that gay people could call their own. announcer: on the presidency, hear about the watergate tapes years later. >> if you listen to all these tapes, the president said this,
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the president decreed that, told him to do this. and you will not find anything that says the president gave an order or acknowledged criminality. it is just not there. announcer: this weekend on american history tv on c-span3. announcer: c-span's washington journal, live every day with news and policy issues that impact you. coming up monday morning, we will preview the week ahead in washington with political white house correspondent anita kumar and bloomberg politics editor and adjutant. also discussion of the constitutional battle between congress and the white house over the mueller report. jeffrey rosen of the national constitution center will be with us. be sure to watch c-span's washington journal live at 7:00 eastern monday morning. join the discussion. announcer: last week the state
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department hosted the annual conference on the americas with government officials and foreign diplomats. the event included remarks from vice president pence, who talked about the situation in venezuela. [applause] mr. gluski: hello again, and good afternoon, everyone. now, we come to one of the highlights of the program -- a keynote address by the vice president of the united states, the honorable michael pence. throughout the 49 years of the washington conference, we have hosted on many occasions the highest officials of the united states government.

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