Fact Check: How Trump’s Policies Reinforce His Racial Attacks | The Beat With Ari Melber | MSNBC

Fact Check: How Trump’s Policies Reinforce His Racial Attacks | The Beat With Ari Melber | MSNBC


THEN THIS OTHER STORY WE’VE BEEN TALKING ABOUT ALL DAY, NEW TALKING ABOUT ALL DAY, NEW TROUBLE FOR TRUMP’S LATEST TROUBLE FOR TRUMP’S LATEST NATIONAL SECURITY PICK. NATIONAL SECURITY PICK. WE BEGIN TONIGHT RIGHT NOW WITH WE BEGIN TONIGHT RIGHT NOW WITH SOME FACTS. SOME FACTS. FIRST, DONALD TRUMP IS VERY FIRST, DONALD TRUMP IS VERY UNPOPULAR WITH BLACK VOTERS. UNPOPULAR WITH BLACK VOTERS. THAT IS A FACT. THAT IS A FACT. SECOND, THAT UNPOPULARITY AND SECOND, THAT UNPOPULARITY AND THE LACK OF SUPPORTING EVIDENCE THE LACK OF SUPPORTING EVIDENCE FROM THE WHITE HOUSE MAKES FROM THE WHITE HOUSE MAKES MR. TRUMP’S LATEST DEFENSE OF MR. TRUMP’S LATEST DEFENSE OF HIS ATTACKS ON A PROMINENT BLACK HIS ATTACKS ON A PROMINENT BLACK LAWMAKER VERY UNLIKELY TO BE LAWMAKER VERY UNLIKELY TO BE TRUE, TRUMP CLAIMING HE’S TRUE, TRUMP CLAIMING HE’S GETTING SUPPORT FOR HIS GETTING SUPPORT FOR HIS RACE-BAITING. RACE-BAITING. THIRD FACT, BEFORE WE BROADCAST THIRD FACT, BEFORE WE BROADCAST ANY NEW CLAIMS FROM THE ANY NEW CLAIMS FROM THE PRESIDENT TONIGHT, LET’S LOOK AT PRESIDENT TONIGHT, LET’S LOOK AT POLICY FACTS ABOUT HIS POLICY FACTS ABOUT HIS ADMINISTRATION. ADMINISTRATION. BECAUSE IT IS CURRENTLY PUSHING BECAUSE IT IS CURRENTLY PUSHING RIGHT NOW A NEW RULE THAT WOULD RIGHT NOW A NEW RULE THAT WOULD DENY FOOD STAFFS AND ASSISTANCE DENY FOOD STAFFS AND ASSISTANCE TO 3 MILLION AMERICANS. TO 3 MILLION AMERICANS. THE SAME RULE WOULD ALSO OPERATE THE SAME RULE WOULD ALSO OPERATE TO POTENTIALLY KICK 500,000 LOW TO POTENTIALLY KICK 500,000 LOW INCOME CHILDREN OFF OF PROGRAMS INCOME CHILDREN OFF OF PROGRAMS THAT PROVIDE EITHER FREE OR THAT PROVIDE EITHER FREE OR REDUCED PRICE SCHOOL LUNCHES. REDUCED PRICE SCHOOL LUNCHES. NOW, THAT IS A HUGE DEAL FOR LOW NOW, THAT IS A HUGE DEAL FOR LOW INCOME AMERICANS WHITE OR BLACK, INCOME AMERICANS WHITE OR BLACK, RURAL OR URBAN. RURAL OR URBAN. IT’S PRECISELY THE KIND OF IT’S PRECISELY THE KIND OF POLICY THAT CIVIL RIGHTS LEADERS POLICY THAT CIVIL RIGHTS LEADERS AND LEADERS OF COMMUNITIES OF AND LEADERS OF COMMUNITIES OF COLORS AND YES, LEADERS LIKE COLORS AND YES, LEADERS LIKE CONGRESSMAN CUMMINGS HAVE BEEN CONGRESSMAN CUMMINGS HAVE BEEN CRITICIZING AND ADVOCATING CRITICIZING AND ADVOCATING AGAINST. AGAINST. THIS IS THE POLICY MEAT ON THE THIS IS THE POLICY MEAT ON THE RHETORICAL BONE OF DONALD RHETORICAL BONE OF DONALD TRUMP’S HATEFUL POLITICS OF TRUMP’S HATEFUL POLITICS OF 2019. 2019. IT’S NOT JUST WHAT HE SAYS. IT’S NOT JUST WHAT HE SAYS. IT’S WHAT HIS FEDERAL GOVERNMENT IT’S WHAT HIS FEDERAL GOVERNMENT UNDER HIS ADMINISTRATION IS UNDER HIS ADMINISTRATION IS DOING AND BECAUSE THIS IS “THE DOING AND BECAUSE THIS IS “THE BEAT,” WE HAVE A FEW MORE FACTS. BEAT,” WE HAVE A FEW MORE FACTS. IN MARCH, THE TRUMP IN MARCH, THE TRUMP ADMINISTRATION PUSHED TO SLASH ADMINISTRATION PUSHED TO SLASH FUNDING FOR AFFORDABLE HOUSING FUNDING FOR AFFORDABLE HOUSING PROGRAMS IN AMERICA AS WELL AS PROGRAMS IN AMERICA AS WELL AS PUSHING CUTS TO THE EDUCATION PUSHING CUTS TO THE EDUCATION DEPARTMENT, CURTAILING KEY AFTER DEPARTMENT, CURTAILING KEY AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAMS, ENDING TEACHER SCHOOL PROGRAMS, ENDING TEACHER TRAINING PROGRAMS, AND TRAINING PROGRAMS, AND CURTAILING GRANTS FOR CURTAILING GRANTS FOR SUPPLEMENTAL SCHOOL PROGRAMS. SUPPLEMENTAL SCHOOL PROGRAMS. THOSE ARE GOVERNMENT OPERATIONS THOSE ARE GOVERNMENT OPERATIONS THAT ARE DESIGNED EXPLICITLY TO THAT ARE DESIGNED EXPLICITLY TO LIFT UP TO PROVIDE OPPORTUNITY, LIFT UP TO PROVIDE OPPORTUNITY, WHEREVER IN AMERICA, FROM OMAHA WHEREVER IN AMERICA, FROM OMAHA TO YES, BALTIMORE. TO YES, BALTIMORE. AND THIS WE WANT TO PRESENT YOU AND THIS WE WANT TO PRESENT YOU IN THIS NEWS BROADCAST IS THE IN THIS NEWS BROADCAST IS THE POLICY CONTEXT FOR DONALD TRUMP POLICY CONTEXT FOR DONALD TRUMP NOW DEFENDING AND REPEATING HIS NOW DEFENDING AND REPEATING HIS TIRADE AGAINST CONGRESSMAN TIRADE AGAINST CONGRESSMAN CUMMINGS. CUMMINGS.>>A LARGE AFRICAN-AMERICAN>>A LARGE AFRICAN-AMERICAN POPULATION AND THEY REALLY POPULATION AND THEY REALLY APPRECIATE WHAT I’M DOING. APPRECIATE WHAT I’M DOING. AND THEY’VE LET ME KNOW IT. AND THEY’VE LET ME KNOW IT. THEY’RE SO HAPPY THAT I POINTED THEY’RE SO HAPPY THAT I POINTED OUT THE CORRUPT POLITICS OF OUT THE CORRUPT POLITICS OF BALTIMORE. BALTIMORE. IT’S FILTHY DIRTY. IT’S FILTHY DIRTY. IT’S SO HORRIBLE. IT’S SO HORRIBLE. AND THEY ARE HAPPY AS HELL. AND THEY ARE HAPPY AS HELL. WHAT I’VE DONE FOR WHAT I’VE DONE FOR AFRICAN-AMERICANS IN TWO AND A AFRICAN-AMERICANS IN TWO AND A HALF YEARS, NO PRESIDENT HAS HALF YEARS, NO PRESIDENT HAS BEEN ABLE TO DO ANYTHING LIKE BEEN ABLE TO DO ANYTHING LIKE IT. IT. UNEMPLOYMENT AT THE LOWEST LEVEL UNEMPLOYMENT AT THE LOWEST LEVEL IN THE HISTORY OF OUR COUNTRY IN THE HISTORY OF OUR COUNTRY FOR AFRICAN-AMERICANS. FOR AFRICAN-AMERICANS. THE ONES THAT LIKE IT THE BEST THE ONES THAT LIKE IT THE BEST WHAT I’M DOING ARE WHAT I’M DOING ARE AFRICAN-AMERICAN VOTERS. AFRICAN-AMERICAN VOTERS.>>I’M JOINED BY MARC MORIAL,>>I’M JOINED BY MARC MORIAL, CEO OF THE NATIONAL URBAN CEO OF THE NATIONAL URBAN LEAGUE, JOEL BURKE CEO OF HUNGER LEAGUE, JOEL BURKE CEO OF HUNGER FREE AMERICA WHICH DOES A LOT OF FREE AMERICA WHICH DOES A LOT OF WORK THAT ADDRESSES WHAT WE’RE WORK THAT ADDRESSES WHAT WE’RE TALKING ABOUT IN CITIES AS WELL TALKING ABOUT IN CITIES AS WELL AS POOR PARTS OF RURAL AMERICA, AS POOR PARTS OF RURAL AMERICA, AND THE HOST OF WOKE AF. AND THE HOST OF WOKE AF. THANKS TO ALL OF YOU FOR BEING THANKS TO ALL OF YOU FOR BEING HERE. HERE. I HAVE A FEW MORE FACTS. I HAVE A FEW MORE FACTS. I WANTED TO BRING EACH OF YOU IN I WANTED TO BRING EACH OF YOU IN FIRST, DOWN THE LINE WHAT WE FIRST, DOWN THE LINE WHAT WE JUST POINTED OUT WHERE THE JUST POINTED OUT WHERE THE RHETORIC MEETS THE POLICY. RHETORIC MEETS THE POLICY.>>DONALD TRUMP IS ENGAGING IN A>>DONALD TRUMP IS ENGAGING IN A WEAPON OF MASS DISTRACTION. WEAPON OF MASS DISTRACTION. HE’S USING RACE TO TAKE THE HE’S USING RACE TO TAKE THE FOCUS OFF RACIAL CONVERSATIONS, FOCUS OFF RACIAL CONVERSATIONS, HATEFUL CONVERSATIONS TO TAKE HATEFUL CONVERSATIONS TO TAKE THE FOCUS, ARI, OFF OF WHAT YOU THE FOCUS, ARI, OFF OF WHAT YOU JUST TOLD US. JUST TOLD US. AND THAT IS THAT THERE IS NO AND THAT IS THAT THERE IS NO COMPREHENSIVE URBAN POLICY, THAT COMPREHENSIVE URBAN POLICY, THAT THERE’S BEEN AN ASSAULT IN THERE’S BEEN AN ASSAULT IN DONALD TRUMP’S BUDGET PROPOSALS DONALD TRUMP’S BUDGET PROPOSALS ON EDUCATION PROGRAMS, HOUSING ON EDUCATION PROGRAMS, HOUSING PROGRAMS, AN ASSAULT ON THE FAIR PROGRAMS, AN ASSAULT ON THE FAIR HOUSING RULE AT THE DEPARTMENT HOUSING RULE AT THE DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT, WORK REQUIREMENTS DEVELOPMENT, WORK REQUIREMENTS FOR MEDICAID, DRACONIAN POLICY FOR MEDICAID, DRACONIAN POLICY MERNZ THEY ALIGN WITH HIS MERNZ THEY ALIGN WITH HIS RHETORIC BUT BECAUSE WE’RE RHETORIC BUT BECAUSE WE’RE TALKING ABOUT HIS RHETORIC AND TALKING ABOUT HIS RHETORIC AND HIS UNTOWARD ATTACKS, THESE HIS UNTOWARD ATTACKS, THESE THINGS ARE GOING TO SOME EXTENT THINGS ARE GOING TO SOME EXTENT UNNOTICE PMD WE NOTICE THEM. UNNOTICE PMD WE NOTICE THEM. WE’RE PUSHING BACK ON THEM AND WE’RE PUSHING BACK ON THEM AND FIGHTING THEM. FIGHTING THEM. THE OTHER THING, ARI, IF THE OTHER THING, ARI, IF AFRICAN-AMERICANS ARE CALLING AFRICAN-AMERICANS ARE CALLING THE WHITE HOUSE, THEN I GUESS THE WHITE HOUSE, THEN I GUESS THERE ARE RHINOCEROSES, THERE ARE RHINOCEROSES, BUFFALOES AND ELEPHANTS ROOSTING BUFFALOES AND ELEPHANTS ROOSTING ON THE ROOF OF THE WHITE HOUSE. ON THE ROOF OF THE WHITE HOUSE.>>FAIR.>>FAIR.>>JOEL, YOU MIGHT NOT LOOK>>JOEL, YOU MIGHT NOT LOOK SCARY TO OUR VIEWERS AND THIS IS SCARY TO OUR VIEWERS AND THIS IS YOUR FIRST TIME ON “THE BEAT.” YOUR FIRST TIME ON “THE BEAT.” BUT WHAT YOU KNOW AND WHAT YOU BUT WHAT YOU KNOW AND WHAT YOU DO MIGHT BE SCARED OF DONALD DO MIGHT BE SCARED OF DONALD TRUMP BECAUSE HE SEEMS TO WANT TRUMP BECAUSE HE SEEMS TO WANT TO TALK ABOUT SOME OF THESE TO TALK ABOUT SOME OF THESE PROBLEMS WHICH I MENTION ARE IN PROBLEMS WHICH I MENTION ARE IN CITIES AS WELL AS OTHER PARTS OF CITIES AS WELL AS OTHER PARTS OF THE COUNTRY. THE COUNTRY. AS A POLITICAL FOYLE, AS AS A POLITICAL FOYLE, AS SOMETHING TO USE TO INCITE OR TO SOMETHING TO USE TO INCITE OR TO DEMEAN. DEMEAN. RATHER THAN I BELIEVE THE WAY RATHER THAN I BELIEVE THE WAY YOU ARE WORKING ON THEM WHICH IS YOU ARE WORKING ON THEM WHICH IS WE ARE A RICH NATION WITH A LOT WE ARE A RICH NATION WITH A LOT OF PEOPLE STRUGGLING TO EVEN GET OF PEOPLE STRUGGLING TO EVEN GET FED. FED.>>THERE’S NO QUESTION TRUMP AND>>THERE’S NO QUESTION TRUMP AND REPUBLICANS FRANKLY FOR DECADES REPUBLICANS FRANKLY FOR DECADES BEFORE HIM WANTED TO GIVE THE BEFORE HIM WANTED TO GIVE THE NATION THE FALSE IMPRESSIONING NATION THE FALSE IMPRESSIONING THAT EVERYONE GETTING SNAP, THE THAT EVERYONE GETTING SNAP, THE NEW NAME FOR FOOD STAMPS WAS NEW NAME FOR FOOD STAMPS WAS NONWHITE WHEN THE LARGEST NUMBER NONWHITE WHEN THE LARGEST NUMBER OF AMERICANS GETTING SNAP FOOD OF AMERICANS GETTING SNAP FOOD STAMPS ARE WHITE. STAMPS ARE WHITE.>>HE IS TRYING TO CUT THE FOOD>>HE IS TRYING TO CUT THE FOOD SUPPORT SUPPORT FOR SOMETHING SUPPORT SUPPORT FOR SOMETHING THAT CLEARLY GOES TO, AND I’M THAT CLEARLY GOES TO, AND I’M NOT SAYING WE SHOULD DIVIDE IT NOT SAYING WE SHOULD DIVIDE IT UP TO, A PROGRAM THAT HELPS KIDS UP TO, A PROGRAM THAT HELPS KIDS EAT. EAT. YOU’RE SAYING THE MAJORITY OF YOU’RE SAYING THE MAJORITY OF WHOM ARE WHITE AND SOME OF WHOM WHOM ARE WHITE AND SOME OF WHOM ARE BLACK AND THE MAIN THING ARE BLACK AND THE MAIN THING THAT UNITES THEM IS THEY’RE THAT UNITES THEM IS THEY’RE HUNGRY. HUNGRY.>>THAT’S CORRECT.>>THAT’S CORRECT. THE STATES THAT HAVE THE HIGHEST THE STATES THAT HAVE THE HIGHEST LEVEL OF SNAP FOOD STAMPS LEVEL OF SNAP FOOD STAMPS PARTICIPATION PER CAPITA ARE PARTICIPATION PER CAPITA ARE SOUTHERN STATES THAT VOTED FOR SOUTHERN STATES THAT VOTED FOR TRUMP. TRUMP. HIS SUPPORTERS ARE GOING TO HIS SUPPORTERS ARE GOING TO LEARN THE HARD WAY THAT RACISM LEARN THE HARD WAY THAT RACISM DOESN’T PUT FOOD ON THE TABLE. DOESN’T PUT FOOD ON THE TABLE. NOT ONLY ARE THEY TAKING SNAP NOT ONLY ARE THEY TAKING SNAP AWAY FROM 3 MILLION AMERICANS AWAY FROM 3 MILLION AMERICANS MOST OF WHOM ARE WORKING, THE MOST OF WHOM ARE WORKING, THE REST CHILDREN, SENIOR CITIZENS, REST CHILDREN, SENIOR CITIZENS, WORKING PEOPLE, VETERANS, BUT WORKING PEOPLE, VETERANS, BUT THEY’RE TAKING FOOD AWAY FROM THEY’RE TAKING FOOD AWAY FROM 500,000 KIDS IN SCHOOL MEALS. 500,000 KIDS IN SCHOOL MEALS. WHEN YOU LOSE SNAP ELIGIBILITY, WHEN YOU LOSE SNAP ELIGIBILITY, YOU LOSE SCHOOLS MEALS YOU LOSE SCHOOLS MEALS ELIGIBILITY. ELIGIBILITY. HIS RACE-BAITING ISN’T GOING TO HIS RACE-BAITING ISN’T GOING TO CHANGE STHAG. CHANGE STHAG.>>WE’VE ALWAYS KNOWN THAT>>WE’VE ALWAYS KNOWN THAT DONALD TRUMP IS A RACIST, THAT DONALD TRUMP IS A RACIST, THAT HIS POLICIES WOULD BE RACIST. HIS POLICIES WOULD BE RACIST. THESE PEOPLE, THE ONES THAT HAVE THESE PEOPLE, THE ONES THAT HAVE BENEFITED FROM GOVERNMENT BENEFITED FROM GOVERNMENT PROGRAMS DON’T CARE BECAUSE WHAT PROGRAMS DON’T CARE BECAUSE WHAT LBJ SAID MANY, MANY YEARS AGO, LBJ SAID MANY, MANY YEARS AGO, IF YOU CAN TEACH THE POOREST IF YOU CAN TEACH THE POOREST WHITE MAN THAT HE IS BETTER THAN WHITE MAN THAT HE IS BETTER THAN THE BEST BLACK MAN, YOU CAN PICK THE BEST BLACK MAN, YOU CAN PICK HIS POCKET. HIS POCKET. DONALD TRUMP IS THAT USED CAR DONALD TRUMP IS THAT USED CAR SALESMAN GOING AROUND AND SALESMAN GOING AROUND AND PICKING THE POCKETS OF POOR PICKING THE POCKETS OF POOR WORKING CLASS PEOPLE AND HE’S WORKING CLASS PEOPLE AND HE’S SAYING YOU KNOW WHAT, I KNOW SAYING YOU KNOW WHAT, I KNOW THAT YOU’RE A RACIST DEEP DOWN THAT YOU’RE A RACIST DEEP DOWN AND I’M JUST AS RACIST AS YOU AND I’M JUST AS RACIST AS YOU ARE IF NOT MORE. ARE IF NOT MORE. IT DOESN’T MATTER THAT I STARTED IT DOESN’T MATTER THAT I STARTED A TRADE WAR AND YOU FAERP, ARE A TRADE WAR AND YOU FAERP, ARE NO LONGER ABLE TO TOIL YOUR NO LONGER ABLE TO TOIL YOUR LAND. LAND. IT DOESN’T MATTER IF I’VE CLOSED IT DOESN’T MATTER IF I’VE CLOSED THE FACTORIES. THE FACTORIES. IT DOESN’T MATTER THAT I MYSELF IT DOESN’T MATTER THAT I MYSELF BENEFITTED FROM PUTTING MAI-TAI BENEFITTED FROM PUTTING MAI-TAI AND CLOTHING LINES INTO CHINA AS AND CLOTHING LINES INTO CHINA AS OPPOSED TO AMERICAN FACTORIES. OPPOSED TO AMERICAN FACTORIES. NONE OF THAT MATTERS. NONE OF THAT MATTERS. WHAT MATTERS IS THAT YOUR WHAT MATTERS IS THAT YOUR WHITENESS SUPERSEDES EVERYTHING WHITENESS SUPERSEDES EVERYTHING ELSE AND YOU SHOULD BE ELSE AND YOU SHOULD BE CELEBRATED FOR THAT. CELEBRATED FOR THAT. THAT IS WHAT DONALD TRUMP IS THAT IS WHAT DONALD TRUMP IS DOING ON A DAY IN, DAY OUT DOING ON A DAY IN, DAY OUT BASIS. BASIS.>>YOU PUT IT THAT STARKLY.>>YOU PUT IT THAT STARKLY. THE QUESTION BECOMES IS DONALD THE QUESTION BECOMES IS DONALD TRUMP ON TO SOMETHING BECAUSE HE TRUMP ON TO SOMETHING BECAUSE HE WOULD ARGUE HE MADE HIS NARROW WOULD ARGUE HE MADE HIS NARROW ELECTORAL PATH IN THE ELECTORAL ELECTORAL PATH IN THE ELECTORAL COLLEGE IN 2016 ON THIS KIND OF COLLEGE IN 2016 ON THIS KIND OF RACE-BAITING AND SAYING TODAY RACE-BAITING AND SAYING TODAY IT’S WORKING. IT’S WORKING. LET ME PUT UP THE NEXT FACT I LET ME PUT UP THE NEXT FACT I PROMISE, WHICH IS YOU HAVE PROMISE, WHICH IS YOU HAVE DONALD TRUMP SAYING WELL, DONALD TRUMP SAYING WELL, AFRICAN-AMERICAN UNEMPLOYMENT AFRICAN-AMERICAN UNEMPLOYMENT HAS ACTUALLY DROPPED. HAS ACTUALLY DROPPED. THAT’S A PIECE OF THIS. THAT’S A PIECE OF THIS. OF COURSE, THAT BEGAN HERE AS OF COURSE, THAT BEGAN HERE AS YOU SEE, IF YOU WANT TO GO YOU SEE, IF YOU WANT TO GO THROUGH THE HISTORY, MOST THROUGH THE HISTORY, MOST STARKLY IN THE TURN AROUND AFTER STARKLY IN THE TURN AROUND AFTER THE FINANCIAL CRISIS UNDER THE FINANCIAL CRISIS UNDER BARACK OBAMA. BARACK OBAMA. 9% AFTER THAT RECESSION. 9% AFTER THAT RECESSION. AND THEN I WANT TO MENTION THE AND THEN I WANT TO MENTION THE POLITICS. POLITICS. DONALD TRUMP CLAIMING THAT DONALD TRUMP CLAIMING THAT AFRICAN-AMERICAN VOTERS ARE AFRICAN-AMERICAN VOTERS ARE HAPPY WITH THOSE ATTACKS ON HAPPY WITH THOSE ATTACKS ON CUMMINGS WE DISCUSSED. CUMMINGS WE DISCUSSED. LOOK AT THE NATIONAL POLL OUT LOOK AT THE NATIONAL POLL OUT NEW TONIGHT, POLL CENTERS, WE NEW TONIGHT, POLL CENTERS, WE DIDN’T WRITE THE QUESTION, DIDN’T WRITE THE QUESTION, POLLSTERS ASKING AMERICANS IF POLLSTERS ASKING AMERICANS IF DONALD TRUMP IS A RACIST. DONALD TRUMP IS A RACIST. 51% REPORTING BACK YES, AND 51% REPORTING BACK YES, AND NEARLY EVERY GROUP OF VOTERS YOU NEARLY EVERY GROUP OF VOTERS YOU FIND A MAJORITY INCLUDING FIND A MAJORITY INCLUDING INDEPENDENTS, DEMOCRATS, WOMEN, INDEPENDENTS, DEMOCRATS, WOMEN, WHITES WITH A COLLEGE DEGREE, WHITES WITH A COLLEGE DEGREE, BLACKS, HISPANICS, YOUNGER BLACKS, HISPANICS, YOUNGER AMERICANS, OLDER AMERICANS, JUST AMERICANS, OLDER AMERICANS, JUST ABOUT EVERY GROUP TILL YOU SORT, ABOUT EVERY GROUP TILL YOU SORT, MARK, BIPARTISAN IDEOLOGY. MARK, BIPARTISAN IDEOLOGY.>>SO I’D SAY THIS, THAT YOU>>SO I’D SAY THIS, THAT YOU KNOW, DONALD TRUMP, HIS 2016 KNOW, DONALD TRUMP, HIS 2016 ELECTION WAS PREDICATED ON LOWER ELECTION WAS PREDICATED ON LOWER AFRICAN-AMERICAN TURNOUT AND THE AFRICAN-AMERICAN TURNOUT AND THE PRESENCE OF A THIRD PARTY PRESENCE OF A THIRD PARTY CANDIDATE ON THE LEFT. CANDIDATE ON THE LEFT. THOSE CIRCUMSTANCES ARE NOT THOSE CIRCUMSTANCES ARE NOT GOING TO BE PRESENT IN 2020. GOING TO BE PRESENT IN 2020. I PREDICT THERE’S GOING TO BE I PREDICT THERE’S GOING TO BE MASSIVE TURNOUT BECAUSE AS MASSIVE TURNOUT BECAUSE AS DONALD TRUMP STIMULATES HIS DONALD TRUMP STIMULATES HIS BASE, HE STIMULATES THE BASE, HE STIMULATES THE ANTI-TRUMP BASE EQUALLY. ANTI-TRUMP BASE EQUALLY. THE ANTI-TRUMP BASE. THE ANTI-TRUMP BASE. THOSE WHO WANT A DIFFERENT THOSE WHO WANT A DIFFERENT AMERICA AND WANT A PRESIDENT WHO AMERICA AND WANT A PRESIDENT WHO UNITES. UNITES. THE OTHER THING, DONALD TRUMP THE OTHER THING, DONALD TRUMP CAN’T OWN 4% UNEMPLOYMENT ON HIS CAN’T OWN 4% UNEMPLOYMENT ON HIS WATCH AND NOT OWN THE RATS IN WATCH AND NOT OWN THE RATS IN BALTIMORE. BALTIMORE. MR. PRESIDENT, THE RATS ARE MR. PRESIDENT, THE RATS ARE YOURS, THE RODENTS ARE YOURS, YOURS, THE RODENTS ARE YOURS, THE GUN VIOLENCE IS YOURS, THE THE GUN VIOLENCE IS YOURS, THE OPIOID CRISIS IS YOURS. OPIOID CRISIS IS YOURS. KOREA AND CHINA AND MEXICO, KOREA AND CHINA AND MEXICO, THOSE ARE YOURS. THOSE ARE YOURS.>>YOU LOOK AT WHAT IT TAKES TO>>YOU LOOK AT WHAT IT TAKES TO BE A MAYOR WHICH IS ALL ABOUT BE A MAYOR WHICH IS ALL ABOUT ACCOUNTABILITY. ACCOUNTABILITY. YOU GOT TO THE OWN THE ROADS, YOU GOT TO THE OWN THE ROADS, THE POT LOCALS AND YOU MIGHT THE POT LOCALS AND YOU MIGHT HAVE TO OWN THE RATS. HAVE TO OWN THE RATS. YOU HAVE A PRESIDENT WHO ACTS YOU HAVE A PRESIDENT WHO ACTS LIKE A PUNDIT WHO IF YOU BELIEVE LIKE A PUNDIT WHO IF YOU BELIEVE HIM ON HIS BEST DAY WHO JUST HIM ON HIS BEST DAY WHO JUST WOKE UP AND NOTICED THESE WOKE UP AND NOTICED THESE THINGS. THINGS. HE’S THE PRESIDENT. HE’S THE PRESIDENT. DOESN’T HE HAVE MORE POWER TO DOESN’T HE HAVE MORE POWER TO TAKE CARE OF THIS. TAKE CARE OF THIS.>>HE HAS MORE POWER THAN ALL OF>>HE HAS MORE POWER THAN ALL OF THIS. THIS. HE’S ACTING LIKE PRESIDENT OF HE’S ACTING LIKE PRESIDENT OF PART OF AMERICA. PART OF AMERICA. HE WANTS TO HAND PICK, THE HE WANTS TO HAND PICK, THE COUNTIES, NEIGHBORHOODS HE’S COUNTIES, NEIGHBORHOODS HE’S GOING TO LEAD. GOING TO LEAD. HE’S THE PRESIDENT OF ALL OF HE’S THE PRESIDENT OF ALL OF AMERICA. AMERICA.>>DANIELLE, LET’S TALK ABOUT>>DANIELLE, LET’S TALK ABOUT THE BURBS FOR A SECOND. THE BURBS FOR A SECOND.>>WHERE I’M FROM.>>WHERE I’M FROM. LET’S NOT ONLY PRETEND THAT LET’S NOT ONLY PRETEND THAT WHITE PEOPLE LIVE IN THE BURBS. WHITE PEOPLE LIVE IN THE BURBS.>>WE’RE CRUSHING A LOT OF>>WE’RE CRUSHING A LOT OF MISLEADINGTROPES TONIGHT. MISLEADINGTROPES TONIGHT. THE BURBS, WE’RE TOLD, DON’T THE BURBS, WE’RE TOLD, DON’T LIKE THIS AT ALL. LIKE THIS AT ALL. I WANT TO READ SOME QUOTES FROM I WANT TO READ SOME QUOTES FROM SUBURBAN WOMEN. SUBURBAN WOMEN. “I DON’T LIKE THE WAY HE TALKS “I DON’T LIKE THE WAY HE TALKS ABOUT OTHER PEOPLE. ABOUT OTHER PEOPLE. I’M JUST AN SHAPED TO BE AN I’M JUST AN SHAPED TO BE AN AMERICAN RIGHT NOW. AMERICAN RIGHT NOW. OF ALL THE PEOPLE OF THE OF ALL THE PEOPLE OF THE DISRESPECT AND THE LIES AND THE DISRESPECT AND THE LIES AND THE STUFF, IT’S TOO MUCH FOR ME AND STUFF, IT’S TOO MUCH FOR ME AND THE WAY HE TREATS PEOPLE, IT’S THE WAY HE TREATS PEOPLE, IT’S HORRIBLE.” HORRIBLE.”>>YEAH, WELL, YOU KNOW, I’M>>YEAH, WELL, YOU KNOW, I’M GLAD THAT THESE WOMEN THAT WERE GLAD THAT THESE WOMEN THAT WERE ASKED, THEIR OPINIONS ON DONALD ASKED, THEIR OPINIONS ON DONALD TRUMP AND HIS RHETORIC ARE NOW TRUMP AND HIS RHETORIC ARE NOW SPEAKING OUT AND SAYING OH, MY SPEAKING OUT AND SAYING OH, MY GOODNESS. GOODNESS. THERE WAS ONE IN THAT REPORT THERE WAS ONE IN THAT REPORT THAT SAID YOU KNOW, SOMETIMES THAT SAID YOU KNOW, SOMETIMES YOU JUST NEED A STRONG YOU JUST NEED A STRONG BUSINESSMAN AND THIS IS HOW YOU BUSINESSMAN AND THIS IS HOW YOU KNOW, BUSINESS IS DONE. KNOW, BUSINESS IS DONE. I’M SAYING THAT’S HOW PATRIARCHY I’M SAYING THAT’S HOW PATRIARCHY IS DONE, THIS IDEA YOU’RE IS DONE, THIS IDEA YOU’RE ALLOWED TO BE A JERK, YOU’RE ALLOWED TO BE A JERK, YOU’RE ALLOWED TO TALK DOWN TO PEOPLE ALLOWED TO TALK DOWN TO PEOPLE AND DEMORALIZE THEM BECAUSE AND DEMORALIZE THEM BECAUSE THAT’S WHAT IT TAKES TO GET THE THAT’S WHAT IT TAKES TO GET THE JOB DONE. JOB DONE. THE OTHER THING IS MANY OF THESE THE OTHER THING IS MANY OF THESE WOMEN ARE THE 53% THAT VOTED FOR WOMEN ARE THE 53% THAT VOTED FOR DONALD TRUMP IN THE FIRST PLACE. DONALD TRUMP IN THE FIRST PLACE. AND NOW THEY’RE SURPRISED THAT AND NOW THEY’RE SURPRISED THAT HE’S ACTUALLY HO SAID HE WAS HE’S ACTUALLY HO SAID HE WAS GOING TO BE. GOING TO BE. SO I’M GLAD THAT THEY ARE WAKING SO I’M GLAD THAT THEY ARE WAKING UP BUT SHOULD THEY BE APPLAUDED UP BUT SHOULD THEY BE APPLAUDED FOR IT, I DON’T THINK SO. FOR IT, I DON’T THINK SO. NOR DO YOU NEED A POLL TO TELL NOR DO YOU NEED A POLL TO TELL YOU THAT DONALD TRUMP IS A YOU THAT DONALD TRUMP IS A RACIST. RACIST. I THINK IT’S GREAT BECAUSE I THINK IT’S GREAT BECAUSE POLLSTERS NEED JOBS ALL YOU NEED POLLSTERS NEED JOBS ALL YOU NEED ARE EYES AND EARS AND TO BE ABLE ARE EYES AND EARS AND TO BE ABLE TO READ TWITTER. TO READ TWITTER. THEN YOU WOULD KNOW. THEN YOU WOULD KNOW. I THINK THAT AMERICA HAS TO I THINK THAT AMERICA HAS TO DECIDE AND WHITE AMERICA IN DECIDE AND WHITE AMERICA IN PARTICULAR HAS TO DECIDE HOW PARTICULAR HAS TO DECIDE HOW THEY WANT TO SHOW UP AND WHO THEY WANT TO SHOW UP AND WHO THEY WANT TO BE AND HOW THEY THEY WANT TO BE AND HOW THEY WANT TO MODEL THEIR FAMILIES, WANT TO MODEL THEIR FAMILIES, THEIR CHILDREN AND THEIR FUTURE THEIR CHILDREN AND THEIR FUTURE AFTER THIS PRESIDENT. AFTER THIS PRESIDENT.>>DANIELLE, WE APPRECIATE YOU>>DANIELLE, WE APPRECIATE YOU AS A GUEST. AS A GUEST. YOU CAN DO MORE THAN ONE THING. YOU CAN DO MORE THAN ONE THING. YOU BRING THE MORAL CLARITY AND YOU BRING THE MORAL CLARITY AND THE SHOUTOUT TO THE SUBURBS. THE SHOUTOUT TO THE SUBURBS. AND A LITTLE SHADE FOR THE AND A LITTLE SHADE FOR THE POLLSTERS. POLLSTERS. THAT’S FINE. THAT’S FINE. I WANT YOU ALL TO STAY WITH ME I WANT YOU ALL TO STAY WITH ME ON THE PANEL. ON THE PANEL. ONE OF THE OTHER QUESTIONS THAT ONE OF THE OTHER QUESTIONS THAT COMES UP, IS WHO IS GOING TO COMES UP, IS WHO IS GOING TO STEP UP TO TRUMP IN PERSON. STEP UP TO TRUMP IN PERSON. TONIGHT’S DEBATE IS WHO LOOKS TONIGHT’S DEBATE IS WHO LOOKS THE PART FOR THAT, WHATEVER THAT THE PART FOR THAT, WHATEVER THAT MEANS TO VOTERS. MEANS TO VOTERS. WE’RE GOING TO SHOW YOU WE’RE GOING TO SHOW YOU SOMETHING. SOMETHING. DONALD TRUMP HAVING TO DEAL DONALD TRUMP HAVING TO DEAL DIRECTORY WITH A PROTESTER DIRECTORY WITH A PROTESTER CALLING HIM OUT FOR ALL OF THIS. CALLING HIM OUT FOR ALL OF THIS. VIRGINIA STATE LAWMAKER VIRGINIA STATE LAWMAKER BASICALLY GETS PROVERBIALLY IN BASICALLY GETS PROVERBIALLY IN TRUMP’S FACE PROTESTING AT THIS TRUMP’S FACE PROTESTING AT THIS SPEECH IN JAMESTOWN. SPEECH IN JAMESTOWN.>>RIGHT HERE IN VIRGINIA, YOUR>>RIGHT HERE IN VIRGINIA, YOUR PREDECESSORS — PREDECESSORS –>>YOU CAN’T SEND US BACK.>>YOU CAN’T SEND US BACK. VIRGINIA IS OUR HOME. VIRGINIA IS OUR HOME. MR. PRESIDENT, YOU CANNOT SEND MR. PRESIDENT, YOU CANNOT SEND US BACK. US BACK. VIRGINIA IS OUR HOME. VIRGINIA IS OUR HOME.>>YOU HEAR THE DELEGATE THERE>>YOU HEAR THE DELEGATE THERE SAYING AND WE’RE WATCHING THIS SAYING AND WE’RE WATCHING THIS FOOTAGE PRETTY POWERFUL, YOU FOOTAGE PRETTY POWERFUL, YOU CAN’T SEND US BACK. CAN’T SEND US BACK. THE SIGN YOU SEE THERE SAYS THE SIGN YOU SEE THERE SAYS DEPORT HATE THE PERSON WE’RE DEPORT HATE THE PERSON WE’RE ABOUT TO HEAR FROM WAS ABOUT TO HEAR FROM WAS ULTIMATELY ESCORTED OUT OF THE ULTIMATELY ESCORTED OUT OF THE EVENT BUT NOT “THE BEAT.” EVENT BUT NOT “THE BEAT.” IBRAHIM SAMIRA, WELCOME TO THE IBRAHIM SAMIRA, WELCOME TO THE BEAT.” BEAT.”>>THANK YOU FOR HAVING ME, ARI.>>THANK YOU FOR HAVING ME, ARI.>>ABSOLUTELY.>>ABSOLUTELY. WE JUST SAW THAT FOOTAGE. WE JUST SAW THAT FOOTAGE. I WANT TO UNDERSTAND AND VIEWERS I WANT TO UNDERSTAND AND VIEWERS TO UNDERSTAND, WHY WAS IT TO UNDERSTAND, WHY WAS IT IMPORTANT TO YOU BEING A IMPORTANT TO YOU BEING A LAWMAKER BEING ABLE BE IN THAT LAWMAKER BEING ABLE BE IN THAT ROOM TO USE YOUR FREEDOM OF ROOM TO USE YOUR FREEDOM OF SPEECH THAT WAY? SPEECH THAT WAY?>>IT WAS EXTREMELY TOUGH>>IT WAS EXTREMELY TOUGH DECISION TO GO INTO IT. DECISION TO GO INTO IT. THIS IS A MONUMENTAL CELEBRATION THIS IS A MONUMENTAL CELEBRATION FOR VIRGINIA. FOR VIRGINIA. 400th ANNIVERSARY OF DEMOCRACY 400th ANNIVERSARY OF DEMOCRACY NOT JUST IN VIRGINIA BUT IN THE NOT JUST IN VIRGINIA BUT IN THE ENTIRETY OF THE WESTERN ENTIRETY OF THE WESTERN HEMISPHERE. HEMISPHERE. AND HERE WE HAVE A PRESIDENT AND HERE WE HAVE A PRESIDENT COMING AND ESPOUSING ALL SORTS COMING AND ESPOUSING ALL SORTS OF XENOPHOBIC RHETORIC AND HATE OF XENOPHOBIC RHETORIC AND HATE AND WE HAVE HERE A JAMESTOWN, AND WE HAVE HERE A JAMESTOWN, VIRGINIA, THAT STANDS FOR VIRGINIA, THAT STANDS FOR ESSENTIALLY IMMIGRANTS COMING TO ESSENTIALLY IMMIGRANTS COMING TO THE AMERICAS IN PURSUIT OF A THE AMERICAS IN PURSUIT OF A BETTER LIFE. BETTER LIFE. AND THE BODY WHICH THEY CREATED AND THE BODY WHICH THEY CREATED WAS SUPPOSED TO BE WAS SUPPOSED TO BE REPRESENTATIVE AND DEMOCRATIC REPRESENTATIVE AND DEMOCRATIC AND UPHOLDING THE VALUES OF AND UPHOLDING THE VALUES OF VIRGINIA, THAT WHICH WE HAVE IN VIRGINIA, THAT WHICH WE HAVE IN ON OUR SEAL, ANTI-TYRANNICAL. ON OUR SEAL, ANTI-TYRANNICAL.>>WHEN YOU DECIDED TO DO THIS>>WHEN YOU DECIDED TO DO THIS YOU’RE TAKING A RISK. YOU’RE TAKING A RISK. THE PRESIDENT MIGHT COME AFTER THE PRESIDENT MIGHT COME AFTER YOU WHICH HE DID. YOU WHICH HE DID. I’LL SHOW THAT IN A MOMENT. I’LL SHOW THAT IN A MOMENT. BEFORE I SHOW THAT, DID YOU BEFORE I SHOW THAT, DID YOU FACTOR THAT IN? FACTOR THAT IN? DID YOU THINK YOU COULD ACHIEVE DID YOU THINK YOU COULD ACHIEVE SOMETHING BY GOING AT HIM SOMETHING BY GOING AT HIM DIRECTLY? DIRECTLY? AND WE TALK ABOUT CIVIL RIGHTS. AND WE TALK ABOUT CIVIL RIGHTS. WE ALL KNOW THERE’S A RICH WE ALL KNOW THERE’S A RICH HISTORY OF DIRECT ACTION IN THIS HISTORY OF DIRECT ACTION IN THIS COUNTRY OF THE IDEA THAT COUNTRY OF THE IDEA THAT SOMETIMES DOING THINGS IN THE SOMETIMES DOING THINGS IN THE SAME ROOM OR IN FRONT OF THE SAME ROOM OR IN FRONT OF THE BUILDING OR IN FRONT OF THE PRO BUILDING OR IN FRONT OF THE PRO TESTIFIES IS DIFFERENT AND MORE TESTIFIES IS DIFFERENT AND MORE POWERFUL THAN WHEREVER ELSE WE POWERFUL THAN WHEREVER ELSE WE MAY SAY THEM. MAY SAY THEM. GIVE US YOUR THINKING ABOUT GIVE US YOUR THINKING ABOUT THAT. THAT.>>ABSOLUTELY.>>ABSOLUTELY. I MEAN, SOMETHING THAT STICKS IN I MEAN, SOMETHING THAT STICKS IN MY HEAD IS SOME OF MY MENTORS MY HEAD IS SOME OF MY MENTORS WERE TELLING ME FOR MARTIN WERE TELLING ME FOR MARTIN LUTHER KING, FOR ONE, THERE WAS LUTHER KING, FOR ONE, THERE WAS 100 THAT CAME BEFORE HIM. 100 THAT CAME BEFORE HIM. THAT STRUGGLED THAT FAILED. THAT STRUGGLED THAT FAILED. AND LOOK, I WORKED HARD IN MY AND LOOK, I WORKED HARD IN MY OWN LIFE. OWN LIFE. MY PARENTS HAVE SACRIFICED A MY PARENTS HAVE SACRIFICED A LOT. LOT. MY FAMILY HAS SACRIFICED IN THE MY FAMILY HAS SACRIFICED IN THE FACE OF POOR IMMIGRATION FACE OF POOR IMMIGRATION POLICIES. POLICIES. MY FATHER IN PARTICULAR IN A MY FATHER IN PARTICULAR IN A VICTIM OF POOR POLICY OF THE VICTIM OF POOR POLICY OF THE UNITED STATES THE FEDERAL UNITED STATES THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT. GOVERNMENT. LOOK, THE RISK IS UNBEARABLE TO LOOK, THE RISK IS UNBEARABLE TO THINK OF WHAT WOULD HAPPEN IF WE THINK OF WHAT WOULD HAPPEN IF WE ALLOW TRUMP TO JUST COME AND ALLOW TRUMP TO JUST COME AND ENERGIZE HIS BASE HERE IN ENERGIZE HIS BASE HERE IN VIRGINIA WHEN WE HAVE AN VIRGINIA WHEN WE HAVE AN ELECTION IN 2019. ELECTION IN 2019. WE’RE LOOKING TO FLIP THE WE’RE LOOKING TO FLIP THE LEGISLATEORS BLUE AND MAKE SURE. LEGISLATEORS BLUE AND MAKE SURE.>>YOU WANTED TO COUNTER HIM.>>YOU WANTED TO COUNTER HIM. TALK ABOUT A DRAMATIC PRESIDENT, TALK ABOUT A DRAMATIC PRESIDENT, YOUENT WAED TO COUNTER HIM WITH YOUENT WAED TO COUNTER HIM WITH YOUR OWN MESSAGE THAT WOULD BE YOUR OWN MESSAGE THAT WOULD BE SEEN AND HEARD. SEEN AND HEARD. IT WAS HEARD. IT WAS HEARD. LET’S LOOK AT THE PRESIDENT LET’S LOOK AT THE PRESIDENT ABOUT YOU. ABOUT YOU. TAKE A LOOK. TAKE A LOOK.>>THE ONLY PROBLEM, JOHN, GAVE>>THE ONLY PROBLEM, JOHN, GAVE THE PROTESTER 100% OF THE TIME. THE PROTESTER 100% OF THE TIME. AND I DON’T CARE ABOUT COVERAGE. AND I DON’T CARE ABOUT COVERAGE. THE LAST THING I NEED IS THE LAST THING I NEED IS COVERAGE. COVERAGE. BUT LAY, JOHN, 100%, NOT WORD OF BUT LAY, JOHN, 100%, NOT WORD OF THE SPEECH. THE SPEECH. WE WERE THERE ABOUT THE SPEECH. WE WERE THERE ABOUT THE SPEECH. THE PROTESTER DIDN’T LOOK SO THE PROTESTER DIDN’T LOOK SO GOOD TO ME. GOOD TO ME. I’M GOING TO BE VERY NICE. I’M GOING TO BE VERY NICE. BUT YOU GAVE HIM 100%. BUT YOU GAVE HIM 100%.>>YOUR RESPONSE.>>YOUR RESPONSE.>>LOOK, THE PRESIDENT OF THE>>LOOK, THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES HAS DONE THIS TIME UNITED STATES HAS DONE THIS TIME AND TIME AGAIN WHERE HE WANTS TO AND TIME AGAIN WHERE HE WANTS TO SHUT DOWN MEDIA. SHUT DOWN MEDIA. HE ACTS LIKE HE’S IN A TYRANNY HE ACTS LIKE HE’S IN A TYRANNY HERE. HERE. WE’RE GOING TO MAKE IT LOUD AND WE’RE GOING TO MAKE IT LOUD AND CLEAR THAT OUR CONSTITUENTS HERE CLEAR THAT OUR CONSTITUENTS HERE ON THE GROUND AS DEMOCRATIC ON THE GROUND AS DEMOCRATIC REPRESENTATIVES MYSELF INCLUDED REPRESENTATIVES MYSELF INCLUDED OF HERNDON, VIRGINIA, THAT THEY OF HERNDON, VIRGINIA, THAT THEY ARE A DIVERSE COMMUNITY THAT ARE A DIVERSE COMMUNITY THAT RESPECTS EQUITY, THAT WANTS TO RESPECTS EQUITY, THAT WANTS TO ENABLE PEOPLE ON THE MARGINS TO ENABLE PEOPLE ON THE MARGINS TO UPLIFT THEM TO, GIVE THEM GOOD UPLIFT THEM TO, GIVE THEM GOOD POLICY TO, FIGHT AGAINST POLICY TO, FIGHT AGAINST SYSTEMIC DISCRIMINATION OF ALL SYSTEMIC DISCRIMINATION OF ALL KINDS. KINDS. THIS IS WHAT EVERY DEMOCRAT IN THIS IS WHAT EVERY DEMOCRAT IN THE COUNTRY IS HOPEFULLY THE COUNTRY IS HOPEFULLY FIGHTING FOR AND THIS IS OUR FIGHTING FOR AND THIS IS OUR PATHWAY TO VICTORY IN 2019 IN PATHWAY TO VICTORY IN 2019 IN VIRGINIA AND IN 2020 ALL ACROSS VIRGINIA AND IN 2020 ALL ACROSS THE UNITED STATES. THE UNITED STATES.>>I’M ABOUT OUT OF TIME.>>I’M ABOUT OUT OF TIME. THE LAST THING I NOTICED IS YOU THE LAST THING I NOTICED IS YOU BASICALLY CONFRONTED HIM OVER BASICALLY CONFRONTED HIM OVER YOUR VIEW AND YOUR CRITICISM YOUR VIEW AND YOUR CRITICISM THAT HE HAS BEEN DISCRIMINATORY THAT HE HAS BEEN DISCRIMINATORY AND RACIST. AND RACIST. AND WHAT SEEMED ACCORDING TO HIS AND WHAT SEEMED ACCORDING TO HIS OWN WORDS TO BOTHER HIM WAS THAT OWN WORDS TO BOTHER HIM WAS THAT YOU TOOK SOME OF HIS MEDIA TIME. YOU TOOK SOME OF HIS MEDIA TIME.>>UH-HUH.>>UH-HUH. WELL, YOU KNOW, HIS MEDIA TIME WELL, YOU KNOW, HIS MEDIA TIME IS SO VALUABLE TO HIM AS IS SO VALUABLE TO HIM AS SOMEBODY WHO IS FROM HOLLYWOOD. SOMEBODY WHO IS FROM HOLLYWOOD. I COMPLETELY UNDERSTAND THAT TO I COMPLETELY UNDERSTAND THAT TO HIS PERSPECTIVE, BUT IN REALITY, HIS PERSPECTIVE, BUT IN REALITY, LOOK, THIS IS THE TIME FOR LOOK, THIS IS THE TIME FOR AMERICANS TO RISE OF ALL KINDS AMERICANS TO RISE OF ALL KINDS OF ALL TYPES OF ALL BACKGROUNDS. OF ALL TYPES OF ALL BACKGROUNDS. WE’RE HERE TO UPLIFT PEOPLE FOR WE’RE HERE TO UPLIFT PEOPLE FOR THE BETTERMENT OF EVERYBODY THE BETTERMENT OF EVERYBODY ACROSS THE BOARD, THEIR HEALTH ACROSS THE BOARD, THEIR HEALTH CARE, PUBLIC HEALTH OVERALL, CARE, PUBLIC HEALTH OVERALL, EDUCATION. EDUCATION. REAL POLICY INITIATIVES THAT REAL POLICY INITIATIVES THAT WILL ADVANCE AMERICA FORWARD FOR WILL ADVANCE AMERICA FORWARD FOR THE NEXT 100 YEARS. THE NEXT 100 YEARS.>>SOMETHING WE’VE BEEN>>SOMETHING WE’VE BEEN DISCUSSING THROUGHOUT THE TOP OF DISCUSSING THROUGHOUT THE TOP OF OUR SHOW TONIGHT ON A DAY THAT OUR SHOW TONIGHT ON A DAY THAT LIKE OTHER DAYS HAS BEEN