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MTP DAILY WITH CHUCK TODD STARTS NOW. NOW.>>>WELCOME TO TUESDAY.>>>WELCOME TO TUESDAY. IT’S MEET THE PRESS DAILY. IT’S MEET THE PRESS DAILY. I’M CHUCK TODD HERE IN I’M CHUCK TODD HERE IN WASHINGTON. WASHINGTON. AUTHORITIES ARE SCRAMBLING TO AUTHORITIES ARE SCRAMBLING TO ADDRESS A RISE IN VIOLENT WHITE ADDRESS A RISE IN VIOLENT WHITE EXTREMISM AS THE PRESIDENT HAS EXTREMISM AS THE PRESIDENT HAS BEEN OPENLY STOKING RACIAL BEEN OPENLY STOKING RACIAL RESENTMENT IN THE COUNTRY. RESENTMENT IN THE COUNTRY. WE’VE HAD ANOTHER MASS SHOOTING WE’VE HAD ANOTHER MASS SHOOTING WHERE ANTI-IMMIGRANT SPEECH WHERE ANTI-IMMIGRANT SPEECH ECHOES THE PRESIDENT’S ECHOES THE PRESIDENT’S ANTI-IMMIGRANT RHETORIC. ANTI-IMMIGRANT RHETORIC. DEMOCRAT, REPUBLICAN, DEMOCRAT, REPUBLICAN, INDEPENDENT WE’D LOOK AT THE INDEPENDENT WE’D LOOK AT THE TOTALITY AND CONCLUDE THE SAME TOTALITY AND CONCLUDE THE SAME THING. THING. THIS IS FAILING AND FAILING THIS IS FAILING AND FAILING BADLY. BADLY. THIS ISN’T JUST ABOUT STOKING THIS ISN’T JUST ABOUT STOKING RACIAL RESENTMENT. RACIAL RESENTMENT. IT ISN’T JUST ABOUT AN INCREASE IT ISN’T JUST ABOUT AN INCREASE IN MASS SHOOTINGS. IN MASS SHOOTINGS. IT’S ABOUT A LOT MORE THAN THAT. IT’S ABOUT A LOT MORE THAN THAT. THE PRESIDENT IS NOW ESCALATING THE PRESIDENT IS NOW ESCALATING A DANGEROUS TRADE WAR WITH CHINA A DANGEROUS TRADE WAR WITH CHINA WITH NO APPARENT EXIT STRATEGY WITH NO APPARENT EXIT STRATEGY DESPITE COMPROMISING THESE ARE DESPITE COMPROMISING THESE ARE EASY TO WIN. EASY TO WIN. ELECTED REPUBLICANS ARE FLEEING ELECTED REPUBLICANS ARE FLEEING CONGRESS FROM THE STEW OF CONGRESS FROM THE STEW OF PRESIDENTIAL POLITICS AND LET’S PRESIDENTIAL POLITICS AND LET’S FACE IT, IT’S A REPUBLICAN PARTY FACE IT, IT’S A REPUBLICAN PARTY THAT’S A SHELL OF WHAT IT ONCE THAT’S A SHELL OF WHAT IT ONCE WAS AND MANY DON’T WANT TO BE WAS AND MANY DON’T WANT TO BE MEMBERS ANYMORE. MEMBERS ANYMORE. HALF OF THE HOUSE DEMOCRATIC HALF OF THE HOUSE DEMOCRATIC CAUCUS ARE CALLING FOR CAUCUS ARE CALLING FOR IMPEACHMENT. IMPEACHMENT. AMERICAN ALLIANCES ARE IN A AMERICAN ALLIANCES ARE IN A SERIOUS STATE OF DECAY. SERIOUS STATE OF DECAY. NORTH KOREA IS TESTING MORE NORTH KOREA IS TESTING MORE MISSILES. MISSILES. RUSSIA IS STILL COMING AFTER US. RUSSIA IS STILL COMING AFTER US. THE PRESIDENT WON’T ACKNOWLEDGE THE PRESIDENT WON’T ACKNOWLEDGE WHAT INVESTIGATORS CONFIRMS. WHAT INVESTIGATORS CONFIRMS. SITUATION AT THE SOUTHERN BORDER SITUATION AT THE SOUTHERN BORDER IS WORSE THAN WHEN THE PRESIDENT IS WORSE THAN WHEN THE PRESIDENT TOOK OFFICE. TOOK OFFICE. THE GOVERNMENT IS A MESS. THE GOVERNMENT IS A MESS. WE WON’T MENTION OUR GIANT WE WON’T MENTION OUR GIANT SCROLL OF VACANCIES AND YES JULY SCROLL OF VACANCIES AND YES JULY WAS THE HOTTEST MONTH ON RECORD. WAS THE HOTTEST MONTH ON RECORD. HOW YOU LOOK AT THIS PRESIDENCY HOW YOU LOOK AT THIS PRESIDENCY AND SAY IT’S WORKING. AND SAY IT’S WORKING. LET’S TURN TO SOME EXPERTS WE LET’S TURN TO SOME EXPERTS WE HAVE TONIGHT. HAVE TONIGHT. MICHAEL STEEL I’M GOING TO START MICHAEL STEEL I’M GOING TO START WITH YOU. WITH YOU. JEB BUSH WENT OFF ON TWITTER. JEB BUSH WENT OFF ON TWITTER. AS WE’RE FOCUSED ON THIS CRISIS AS WE’RE FOCUSED ON THIS CRISIS AT HAND, BY THE WAY THE WORLD IS AT HAND, BY THE WAY THE WORLD IS ON FIRE AND WE HAVE A PRESIDENT ON FIRE AND WE HAVE A PRESIDENT THAT HAS NO INTEREST IN PLAYING THAT HAS NO INTEREST IN PLAYING FIGHT FIGHTERREFIGHTER ON THAT. FIGHT FIGHTERREFIGHTER ON THAT. APPARENTLY JEB BUSH SEES THE APPARENTLY JEB BUSH SEES THE SAME THING. SAME THING.>>IS THIS HEMLOCK?>>IS THIS HEMLOCK? THIS IS THE WORLD ON FIRE. THIS IS THE WORLD ON FIRE. TRUMP PROMISED CHAOS AND HE’S TRUMP PROMISED CHAOS AND HE’S DELIVERED. DELIVERED. THAT’S WHAT WE’RE LOOKING AT ON THAT’S WHAT WE’RE LOOKING AT ON EVERY ISSUE FOREIGN AND EVERY ISSUE FOREIGN AND DOMESTIC, THE WORLD SPINNING OUT DOMESTIC, THE WORLD SPINNING OUT OF CONTROL. OF CONTROL. I THINK THAT IS A SERIOUS I THINK THAT IS A SERIOUS CHALLENGE FOR THE PRESIDENT AND CHALLENGE FOR THE PRESIDENT AND IT’S A SERIOUS CHALLENGE FOR OUR IT’S A SERIOUS CHALLENGE FOR OUR POLITICAL SYSTEM THAT WILL HAVE POLITICAL SYSTEM THAT WILL HAVE TO OPERATE AROUND THIS PERSON AS TO OPERATE AROUND THIS PERSON AS COMMANDER IN CHIEF. COMMANDER IN CHIEF.>>I DON’T KNOW IF OUR POLITICAL>>I DON’T KNOW IF OUR POLITICAL SYSTEM CAN HANDLE, HOW MUCH MORE SYSTEM CAN HANDLE, HOW MUCH MORE IT CAN HANDLE. IT CAN HANDLE.>>I’M IN THE WORK OF VOTER>>I’M IN THE WORK OF VOTER REGISTRATION OF ENCOURAGING REGISTRATION OF ENCOURAGING PARTICIPATION AND WHEN PEOPLE PARTICIPATION AND WHEN PEOPLE SAY OUR GOVERNMENT IS BROKEN, SAY OUR GOVERNMENT IS BROKEN, OUR ENCOURAGE PEOPLE TO SAY WHAT OUR ENCOURAGE PEOPLE TO SAY WHAT HAPPENED LAST NOVEMBER. HAPPENED LAST NOVEMBER. WE HAD THE MOST DIVERSE SET OF WE HAD THE MOST DIVERSE SET OF AMERICANS GOING TO THE VOTING AMERICANS GOING TO THE VOTING BOOTH. BOOTH. WE HAD THE MOST DIVERSE WE HAD THE MOST DIVERSE INDIVIDUALS IN A HUNDRED YEARS INDIVIDUALS IN A HUNDRED YEARS CASTING A BALLOT AND ON JANUARY CASTING A BALLOT AND ON JANUARY THAT BEAUTY OF WHAT OUR THAT BEAUTY OF WHAT OUR POSSIBILITY IS WAS SWORN IN. POSSIBILITY IS WAS SWORN IN. THAT CONGRESS DESPITE LOOKING AT THAT CONGRESS DESPITE LOOKING AT THE INVESTIGATIONS WHAT TRUMP THE INVESTIGATIONS WHAT TRUMP HAS DONE, THEY HAVE PASSED HAS DONE, THEY HAVE PASSED LEGISLATION WHEN IT COMES TO LEGISLATION WHEN IT COMES TO MODERNIZING OUR ELECTION SYSTEM. MODERNIZING OUR ELECTION SYSTEM. WHEN IT’S TALK ABOUT EQUAL PAY WHEN IT’S TALK ABOUT EQUAL PAY AND DO — AND DO –>>YOU’RE MAKING THE CASE TO>>YOU’RE MAKING THE CASE TO PARTICIPATE YOU CAN MAKE CHANGE. PARTICIPATE YOU CAN MAKE CHANGE.>>WE HAD A LITANY OF STUFF.>>WE HAD A LITANY OF STUFF. IT’S THE REPUBLICAN PARTY. IT’S THE REPUBLICAN PARTY. NOT ONLY ARE THEY STANDING SIDE NOT ONLY ARE THEY STANDING SIDE SIDELY BY AND SAYING WE’RE NOT SIDELY BY AND SAYING WE’RE NOT CONDEMNING THIS PRESIDENT BUT CONDEMNING THIS PRESIDENT BUT THEY’RE NOT DOING THE WORK OF THEY’RE NOT DOING THE WORK OF THE PEOPLE. THE PEOPLE.>>WE’RE GOING TO GET INTO>>WE’RE GOING TO GET INTO SPECIFIC PARTS OF THE GUN ISSUE SPECIFIC PARTS OF THE GUN ISSUE BUT I WANT TO LEAD THIS WAY BUT I WANT TO LEAD THIS WAY BECAUSE T EXACTLY WA RICK PERRY, BECAUSE T EXACTLY WA RICK PERRY, TED CRUZ AND JEB BUSH PREDICTED TED CRUZ AND JEB BUSH PREDICTED WOULD HAPPEN. WOULD HAPPEN.>>HILLARY CLINTON DID THE SAME>>HILLARY CLINTON DID THE SAME THING. THING.>>I WANT TO REMIND PEOPLE>>I WANT TO REMIND PEOPLE BECAUSE EVERYBODY WANTS TO BE BECAUSE EVERYBODY WANTS TO BE PUT INTO THIS AND IT’S LIKE THIS PUT INTO THIS AND IT’S LIKE THIS IS, NOW — IS, NOW –>>JEB BUSH SAID YOU’RE A CHAOS>>JEB BUSH SAID YOU’RE A CHAOS CANDIDATE AND YOU WILL BE A CANDIDATE AND YOU WILL BE A CHAOS PRESIDENT. CHAOS PRESIDENT. TED CRUZ SAID YOU’RE A TED CRUZ SAID YOU’RE A PATHOLOGICAL LIAR. PATHOLOGICAL LIAR. MARCO RUBIO SAID YOU’RE A CON MARCO RUBIO SAID YOU’RE A CON MAN. MAN.>>WHAT GOOD DOES IT SAY TOLD>>WHAT GOOD DOES IT SAY TOLD YOU SO NOW. YOU SO NOW. WE’RE IN THE MIDDLE OF THIS. WE’RE IN THE MIDDLE OF THIS.>>MARIA HAS MADE THE MOST>>MARIA HAS MADE THE MOST SIGNIFICANT POINT. SIGNIFICANT POINT. A LOT OF PEOPLE SAY ALL THESE A LOT OF PEOPLE SAY ALL THESE THINGS ARE GOING WRONG. THINGS ARE GOING WRONG. THE PRESIDENT HAS BEEN THE PRESIDENT HAS BEEN DISCREDITED BUT THERE’S NO DISCREDITED BUT THERE’S NO CONSEQUENCES. CONSEQUENCES. THERE ARE CONSEQUENCES. THERE ARE CONSEQUENCES. DEMOCRATS WON THE HOUSE IN 2018 DEMOCRATS WON THE HOUSE IN 2018 AND I THINK THE ODDS SUGGEST AND I THINK THE ODDS SUGGEST THEY ARE ON TRACK TO WIN THE THEY ARE ON TRACK TO WIN THE PRESIDENCY IN 20. PRESIDENCY IN 20. HIS PRESIDENCY GOT ANOTHER YEAR HIS PRESIDENCY GOT ANOTHER YEAR TO RUN. TO RUN. I’M A BIT MORE OPTIMISTIC THAT I’M A BIT MORE OPTIMISTIC THAT THE COUNTRY IS GOING TO SURVIVE THE COUNTRY IS GOING TO SURVIVE THIS. THIS. WE’LL HAVE A CAMPAIGN NEXT YEAR. WE’LL HAVE A CAMPAIGN NEXT YEAR. HE’LL HAVE AN OPPONENT AND MAKE HE’LL HAVE AN OPPONENT AND MAKE WILL MAKE THEIR JUDGMENT. WILL MAKE THEIR JUDGMENT.>>THAT’S A QUESTION I’VE GOTTEN>>THAT’S A QUESTION I’VE GOTTEN A LOT TODAY. A LOT TODAY. IS THIS A TIPPING POINT. IS THIS A TIPPING POINT. I SAY A TIPPING POINT FOR WHAT. I SAY A TIPPING POINT FOR WHAT. I DON’T KNOW. I DON’T KNOW. I THINK TOMORROW WILL BE A I THINK TOMORROW WILL BE A FASCINATING DAY WHEN HE VISITS FASCINATING DAY WHEN HE VISITS THE CITY. THE CITY.>>I SPENT FOUR WEEKS IN EL>>I SPENT FOUR WEEKS IN EL PASO. PASO. I HAVE FAMILY IN EL PASO. I HAVE FAMILY IN EL PASO. EL PASO IS AS DISCAN HE BE THEED EL PASO IS AS DISCAN HE BE THEED ED ED — DISCONNECTED FROM THE — DISCONNECTED FROM THE POLITICAL SPECTRUM. POLITICAL SPECTRUM. YOU HAVE 2.5 MILLION YOU HAVE 2.5 MILLION UNREGISTERED LATINO YOUTH IN UNREGISTERED LATINO YOUTH IN TEXAS. TEXAS. THERE’S ALSO RESILIENCE. THERE’S ALSO RESILIENCE.>>THE QUESTION IS HOW — WILL>>THE QUESTION IS HOW — WILL THE PRESIDENT BE TAKEN SERIOUSLY THE PRESIDENT BE TAKEN SERIOUSLY BY HIS REMARKS. BY HIS REMARKS. I WANT TO PLAY AN EXAMPLE. I WANT TO PLAY AN EXAMPLE. SHARLS SHARLS CHARLOTTESVILLE. CHARLOTTESVILLE. TAKE A LISTEN. TAKE A LISTEN.>>RACISM IS EVIL AND THOSE WHO>>RACISM IS EVIL AND THOSE WHO CAUSE VIOLENCE IN ITS NAME ARE CAUSE VIOLENCE IN ITS NAME ARE CRIMINALS AND THUGS, INCLUDING CRIMINALS AND THUGS, INCLUDING THE KKK, NEO NAZIS, WHITE THE KKK, NEO NAZIS, WHITE SUPREMEISTS AND OTHER HATE GROUP SUPREMEISTS AND OTHER HATE GROUP THAT ARE REPUGNANT. THAT ARE REPUGNANT.>>YOU HAD SOME VERY BAD PEOPLE>>YOU HAD SOME VERY BAD PEOPLE IN THAT GROUP BUT YOU ALSO HAD IN THAT GROUP BUT YOU ALSO HAD PEOPLE THAT WERE VERY FINE PEOPLE THAT WERE VERY FINE PEOPLE ON BOTH SIDES. PEOPLE ON BOTH SIDES.>>THAT WAS ONE EXAMPLE.>>THAT WAS ONE EXAMPLE. WHEN HE GOT OFF THE TELL WHEN HE GOT OFF THE TELL TELEPROMPTER, WE FOUND OUT WHAT TELEPROMPTER, WE FOUND OUT WHAT HE THOUGHT. HE THOUGHT. IN PITTSBURGH, THE SHOOTER IN PITTSBURGH, THE SHOOTER TARGETED THE SYNAGOGUE NOT ONLY TARGETED THE SYNAGOGUE NOT ONLY BECAUSE IT HAS JEWS BUT IT WAS BECAUSE IT HAS JEWS BUT IT WAS HELPING THE REFUGEE CRISIS AT HELPING THE REFUGEE CRISIS AT THE BORDER. THE BORDER. YOU’LL HEAR TELEPROMPTER TRUMP YOU’LL HEAR TELEPROMPTER TRUMP AND THEN UNSCRIPTED. AND THEN UNSCRIPTED. HERE IT IS. HERE IT IS.>>THE VILE, HATE FILLED POISON>>THE VILE, HATE FILLED POISON OF ANTI-SEMITISM MUST BE OF ANTI-SEMITISM MUST BE CONDEMNED AND CONFRONTED CONDEMNED AND CONFRONTED EVERYWHERE AND ANYWHERE IT EVERYWHERE AND ANYWHERE IT APPEARS. APPEARS. THERE MUST BE NO TOLERANCE FOR THERE MUST BE NO TOLERANCE FOR ANTI-SEMITISM IN AMERICA OR FOR ANTI-SEMITISM IN AMERICA OR FOR ANY FORM OF RELIGIOUS OR RACIAL ANY FORM OF RELIGIOUS OR RACIAL HATRED OR PREJUDICE. HATRED OR PREJUDICE.>>I WOULDN’T BE SURPRISED.>>I WOULDN’T BE SURPRISED. I WOULDN’T BE SURPRISED. I WOULDN’T BE SURPRISED. I DON’T KNOW. I DON’T KNOW. I WOULDN’T BE SURPRISED. I WOULDN’T BE SURPRISED. A LOT OF PEOPLE SAY YES. A LOT OF PEOPLE SAY YES.>>I KNOW THAT WASN’T ON THERE.>>I KNOW THAT WASN’T ON THERE. HE WAS ASKED IS GEORGE SOROS HE WAS ASKED IS GEORGE SOROS FUNDING THE CARAVAN. FUNDING THE CARAVAN.>>WHY TO WE THINK ANYTHING HE>>WHY TO WE THINK ANYTHING HE SAID YESTERDAY WILL BE AT ALL SAID YESTERDAY WILL BE AT ALL WHAT HE IS WHEN HE’S UNSCRIPTED? WHAT HE IS WHEN HE’S UNSCRIPTED?>>THERE’S NO REASON TO.>>THERE’S NO REASON TO. WE ALL SAW THE NEW YORK TIMES WE ALL SAW THE NEW YORK TIMES OVERNIGHT CHANGING THE HEADLINE, OVERNIGHT CHANGING THE HEADLINE, THEIR STORY ON THE PRESIDENT’S THEIR STORY ON THE PRESIDENT’S REMARKS YESTERDAY BECAUSE THEY REMARKS YESTERDAY BECAUSE THEY WROTE UP TELEPROMPTER TRUMP WROTE UP TELEPROMPTER TRUMP RATHER THAN THE BALANCED VIEW RATHER THAN THE BALANCED VIEW SHOWN BY THE TWEETS, THE OFF SHOWN BY THE TWEETS, THE OFF HAND COMMENTS. HAND COMMENTS. I AGREE WITH TELEPROMPTER TRUMP. I AGREE WITH TELEPROMPTER TRUMP.>>TELEPROMPTER IS THE PRESIDENT>>TELEPROMPTER IS THE PRESIDENT THAT DOESN’T EXIST. THAT DOESN’T EXIST.>>HE SOUNDS LIKE A PRESIDENT.>>HE SOUNDS LIKE A PRESIDENT.>>TELEPROMPTER TRUMP TELLS US>>TELEPROMPTER TRUMP TELLS US HE’S ABLE TO READ. HE’S ABLE TO READ.>>NOT ALWAYS.>>NOT ALWAYS. I THINK TOLEDO — I THINK TOLEDO –>>HE AD-LIBBED.>>HE AD-LIBBED.>>HE’S 723 YEARS OLD.>>HE’S 723 YEARS OLD. HIS CHARACTER WAS FORMED LONG HIS CHARACTER WAS FORMED LONG BEFORE TWISTING EXISTED. BEFORE TWISTING EXISTED. HE’S SHOWN US WHO HE IS. HE’S SHOWN US WHO HE IS. HIS WORDS ARE WEIGHTLESS. HIS WORDS ARE WEIGHTLESS. HE IS READING WHAT OTHER PEOPLE HE IS READING WHAT OTHER PEOPLE WRITE FOR HIM, IT DOESN’T WRITE FOR HIM, IT DOESN’T CONNECT WITH HIS GUT. CONNECT WITH HIS GUT.>>SO TRUE.>>SO TRUE.>>I DON’T THINK ANY SPEECH HAS>>I DON’T THINK ANY SPEECH HAS IMPACT ON PEOPLE THAT ALREADY IMPACT ON PEOPLE THAT ALREADY SUPPORT HIM. SUPPORT HIM.>>I THINK THE TWEETS ARE A>>I THINK THE TWEETS ARE A WINDOW INTO HIS SOUL. WINDOW INTO HIS SOUL. HE IS SHOWING THE OPINIONS AND HE IS SHOWING THE OPINIONS AND IDEAS THAT ANIMATE HIM IN THESE IDEAS THAT ANIMATE HIM IN THESE TWEETS. TWEETS. I THINK THAT’S WHY THAT’S THE I THINK THAT’S WHY THAT’S THE REAL STORY IN A LOT OF WAYS REAL STORY IN A LOT OF WAYS RATHER THAN WHAT HE SAYS AT THE RATHER THAN WHAT HE SAYS AT THE PODIUM. PODIUM.>>THERE’S TWO THINGS I WONDER>>THERE’S TWO THINGS I WONDER ABOUT IN DIFFERENT WAYS WITH ABOUT IN DIFFERENT WAYS WITH EACH PARTY. EACH PARTY. ONE HAS TO DO WITH THE ONE HAS TO DO WITH THE DEMOCRATS. DEMOCRATS. IT WAS SOMETHING EMMANUEL IT WAS SOMETHING EMMANUEL CLEAVER WHEN HE CAME OUT FOR CLEAVER WHEN HE CAME OUT FOR IMPEACHMENT. IMPEACHMENT. HE SAID, YOU KNOW, THE ELIJAH HE SAID, YOU KNOW, THE ELIJAH CUMMINGS THING MIGHT HAD SOME CUMMINGS THING MIGHT HAD SOME IMPACT ON ME. IMPACT ON ME. LIKE I CAN’T SAY IT WAS A ZERO LIKE I CAN’T SAY IT WAS A ZERO PERCENT. PERCENT. THIS MOMENT MAY HAVE AN IMPACT. THIS MOMENT MAY HAVE AN IMPACT. THIS IS ONE OF THOSE WHERE, YOU THIS IS ONE OF THOSE WHERE, YOU THINK IF IT’S ABOUT MUELLER IT’S THINK IF IT’S ABOUT MUELLER IT’S ONE THING BUT THIS ISN’T WAY TO ONE THING BUT THIS ISN’T WAY TO KEEP DEMOCRATS FROM SIENGGNING U KEEP DEMOCRATS FROM SIENGGNING U FOR IMPEACHMENT. FOR IMPEACHMENT.>>THE PRESIDENT IS USING HIS>>THE PRESIDENT IS USING HIS OFFICE TO INCITE INSECURITY IN A OFFICE TO INCITE INSECURITY IN A HUNDRED MILLION PEOPLE HUNDRED MILLION PEOPLE HOUSEHOLDS. HOUSEHOLDS. WHEN WE TALK ABOUT THIS PEOPLE WHEN WE TALK ABOUT THIS PEOPLE OF COLOR, WE IMAGINE IT BEING A OF COLOR, WE IMAGINE IT BEING A SLIVER OF COMMUNITY. SLIVER OF COMMUNITY.>>DID HE EVEN SAY HISPANIC>>DID HE EVEN SAY HISPANIC YESTERDAY? YESTERDAY?>>NO.>>NO.>>WHEN YOU READ THE CREED OF>>WHEN YOU READ THE CREED OF THIS INDIVIDUAL WHO GOT INTO HIS THIS INDIVIDUAL WHO GOT INTO HIS CAR, DROVE TEN HOURS TO THE CAR, DROVE TEN HOURS TO THE SAFETIEST CITY IN OUR COUNTRY, SAFETIEST CITY IN OUR COUNTRY, THE SAFEST CITY AND TARGETING — THE SAFEST CITY AND TARGETING — A CITY 85% LATIN JO AND NOT ONLY A CITY 85% LATIN JO AND NOT ONLY LIFTED THE TWEETS OF THE LIFTED THE TWEETS OF THE PRESIDENT OF SAYING INVASION BUT PRESIDENT OF SAYING INVASION BUT ALSO CONNECTED IT AGAIN TO THE ALSO CONNECTED IT AGAIN TO THE HISPANIC VOTE. HISPANIC VOTE. IT’S VERY CLEAR THAT WHAT HE IT’S VERY CLEAR THAT WHAT HE SEES AS A THREAT AND WE HAVE TO SEES AS A THREAT AND WE HAVE TO MAKE SURE WE STAND AS ALLIES AND MAKE SURE WE STAND AS ALLIES AND SAYING THIS IS NOT THE AMERICA SAYING THIS IS NOT THE AMERICA WE ARE. WE ARE. WHEN WE TALK ABOUT THIS WHEN WE TALK ABOUT THIS HEMORRHAGING OF REPUBLICANS FROM HEMORRHAGING OF REPUBLICANS FROM THE HOUSE AND NOT TAKING THE HOUSE AND NOT TAKING RE-ELECTION, THERE’S RE-ELECTION, THERE’S HEMORRHAGING OF REPUBLICANS FROM HEMORRHAGING OF REPUBLICANS FROM THE PARTY. THE PARTY. WHEN WE SAY THAT 30% OR 50% OR WHEN WE SAY THAT 30% OR 50% OR 90% ARE WITH THE PRESIDENT, 90% ARE WITH THE PRESIDENT, THAT’S INN CREASECREASINGLY A SM THAT’S INN CREASECREASINGLY A SM FRACTION OF THE COUNTRY. FRACTION OF THE COUNTRY.>>I THINK REPUBLICANS WON’T>>I THINK REPUBLICANS WON’T SPEAK OUT. SPEAK OUT. THEY’LL SPEAK WITH THEIR FEET. THEY’LL SPEAK WITH THEIR FEET. YOU TALKED ABOUT THAT. YOU TALKED ABOUT THAT. I’LL BE SHOCKED IF SUSAN COLLINS I’LL BE SHOCKED IF SUSAN COLLINS RUNS FOR RE-ELECTION NOW. RUNS FOR RE-ELECTION NOW. I’D BE SHOCKED. I’D BE SHOCKED.>>FOUR OF THE 12 REPUBLICAN WHO>>FOUR OF THE 12 REPUBLICAN WHO IS ANNOUNCED THEY ARE NOT IS ANNOUNCED THEY ARE NOT RUNNING FOR RE-ELECTION NEXT RUNNING FOR RE-ELECTION NEXT YEAR ARE TEXANS. YEAR ARE TEXANS.>>YOU’RE SEEING PEOPLE IN SAFE>>YOU’RE SEEING PEOPLE IN SAFE SEATS. SEATS. MIKE CONAWAY RETIRED. MIKE CONAWAY RETIRED. HE SAID HE HAD A SEAT FOR LIFE. HE SAID HE HAD A SEAT FOR LIFE. IT’S LIKE.NET WANT I DON’T WANT IT’S LIKE.NET WANT I DON’T WANT HERE. HERE. I DON’T WANT TO RUN UNDER THIS I DON’T WANT TO RUN UNDER THIS BANNER. BANNER.>>SERVING THE MINORITY IN THE>>SERVING THE MINORITY IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES SUCKS. HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES SUCKS. SERVING UNDER TRUMP IS UNPLES SERVING UNDER TRUMP IS UNPLES UNPLEASANT. UNPLEASANT. YOU HAVE TO ANSWER FOR A LOT OF YOU HAVE TO ANSWER FOR A LOT OF TWEETS THAT YOU DIDN’T DO. TWEETS THAT YOU DIDN’T DO.>>IT’S ALSO UNPATRIOTIC.>>IT’S ALSO UNPATRIOTIC. I THINK THAT’S WHERE THE I THINK THAT’S WHERE THE AMERICAN PEOPLE ARE HAVING A AMERICAN PEOPLE ARE HAVING A HARD TIME. HARD TIME. IT’S NOT PART OF THE POLITICAL IT’S NOT PART OF THE POLITICAL SPECTRUM. SPECTRUM. HE’S NOT A REPUBLICAN AND THAT HE’S NOT A REPUBLICAN AND THAT IS WHY — THIS CONVERSATION WE IS WHY — THIS CONVERSATION WE HAVE IS SO DIFFICULT BECAUSE WE HAVE IS SO DIFFICULT BECAUSE WE MAKE HIM SOUND LIKE HE’S PART OF MAKE HIM SOUND LIKE HE’S PART OF A POLITICAL PARTY. A POLITICAL PARTY. HE’S PART OF TRUMP. HE’S PART OF TRUMP.>>THERE’S ALSO THE PRESIDENT>>THERE’S ALSO THE PRESIDENT HAS ONE ELECTION LEFT. HAS ONE ELECTION LEFT. IF YOU’RE A REPUBLICAN WHO WANTS IF YOU’RE A REPUBLICAN WHO WANTS TO WIN ELECTIONS IN ’22, ’24, TO WIN ELECTIONS IN ’22, ’24, ’26, IT MIGHT BE A GOOD COUPLE ’26, IT MIGHT BE A GOOD COUPLE OF YEARS TO NOT BE HERE. OF YEARS TO NOT BE HERE.>>THE WELL HEARD DECISION TRUCK>>THE WELL HEARD DECISION TRUCK ME AS THAT. ME AS THAT. IF YOU WANT TO BE A PART OF — IF YOU WANT TO BE A PART OF — I’VE JOKED THIS WITH MY STAFF. I’VE JOKED THIS WITH MY STAFF. I THINK BY 2028, MAYBE NOT 2024 I THINK BY 2028, MAYBE NOT 2024 THERE WILL BE A REPUBLICAN THERE WILL BE A REPUBLICAN PRESIDENTIAL DEBATE THAT WILL BE PRESIDENTIAL DEBATE THAT WILL BE AN ARGUMENT OVER WHO HAS GOT AN ARGUMENT OVER WHO HAS GOT FEWER TIES TO TRUMP. FEWER TIES TO TRUMP.>>THAT’S LOGICAL.>>THAT’S LOGICAL. HE’S TAKING THE REPUBLICAN PARTY HE’S TAKING THE REPUBLICAN PARTY DOWN A CUL-DE-SAC WHERE NO GOOD DOWN A CUL-DE-SAC WHERE NO GOOD THINGS WILL HAPPEN. THINGS WILL HAPPEN. WE REMEMBER PETE WILSON IN 1994. WE REMEMBER PETE WILSON IN 1994. RUNNING FOR RE-ELECTION IN RUNNING FOR RE-ELECTION IN CALIFORNIA. CALIFORNIA. CALIFORNIA HAD BEEN A REPUBLICAN CALIFORNIA HAD BEEN A REPUBLICAN STATE AS RECENTLY AS 1998. STATE AS RECENTLY AS 1998. THEN HE RAN A VERY TOUGH THEN HE RAN A VERY TOUGH ANTI-IMMIGRANT CAMPAIGN. ANTI-IMMIGRANT CAMPAIGN. HE WON. HE WON. HE WON THAT ELECTION. HE WON THAT ELECTION. REPUBLICANS HAVE NOT WON BIG REPUBLICANS HAVE NOT WON BIG STATEWIDE OFFICES EVER SINCE. STATEWIDE OFFICES EVER SINCE.>>HIS RE-ELECTION WAS THE DEATH>>HIS RE-ELECTION WAS THE DEATH SENTENCE FOR THE REPUBLICAN SENTENCE FOR THE REPUBLICAN PARTY. PARTY.>>I CAME HOME FROM COLLEGE>>I CAME HOME FROM COLLEGE DURING THAT AND MY FAMILY AND MY DURING THAT AND MY FAMILY AND MY GRANDMOTHER, MY AUNTS AND UNCLES GRANDMOTHER, MY AUNTS AND UNCLES THEY DECIDED AT THAT THEY DECIDED AT THAT THANKSGIVING DINNER THEY WERE THANKSGIVING DINNER THEY WERE GOING TO BECOME U.S. CITIZENS.

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