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hello again, thanks for joining, i'm fredricka whitfield. tensions are high and security concerns higher at donald trump rallies in ohio. a jarring moment at a rally near dayton. a protester attempted to rush the stage and then trump ducking. a secret service agency surrounded him as you see right there. pretty unnerving moment. this comes one day after violent clashes broke out inside and outside a trump rally at the university of chicago. the rally was canceled before trump actually arrived and at
one of two rallies he was hosting today in ohio trump said the fistfights were "planned attacks." >> what happened, it was very interesting. these were great people. these are people like yourselves, these were people that want to make america great again. that's all it is. [ cheers and applause ] and they were pouring into the arena, good aree, that everything nice. suddenly a planned attack, just came out of nowhere. and it was printed by people that were professional people. if you look at the posters they're printed to have a mark on them, who made them. all done by a group, all very professionally done, a disgrace, if you want to know the truth. we can not let our first amendment -- we just can't, we can not let our first amendment rights be taken away from us, folks, we can't let it happen. [ cheers and applause ] we can't let it happen. we have a right to speak. i mean, we are law-abiding
people. we're people that work very hard. we're people that have built this country and made this country great. and we're all together. and we want to get along with everybody. but when they have organized professionally staged wise guys, we've got to fight back. we've got to fight back. >> trump has a second rally in cleveland in the next hour where some protesters have already started to gather and get into some rather heated conversations as you see right there with people so let's go to sara murray and martin savidge and editor mark preston in vandal yy vandalia, ohio, where that was taking place. sara, let me begin with you, trump visibly shaken, he appeared to what appeared to be something thrown on him. secret service rushing to his side. vandal ya what's in place there
for his arrival and the turnout? >> that's right, fred.ia what's for his arrival and the turnout? >> that's right, fred. but in cleveland his event will be outside the city. in terms of what we've seen outside so far, we've only seen a couple dozen protesters, it's relatively small. they were exchanging heated words but it didn't escalate into anything more than that. and there is a visible security presence here, there are police officers outside, they're on horse back, people have to go through security to be able to get into this event but in talking to folks here on the ground, as of right now they're not anticipating any kind of big major protests, obviously as we saw at the first event it can only take one person to escalate the situation and later the campaign will hope to avoid anything like that today and donald trump will have his usual secret service detail to help prevent anything like, that frederica. >> martin, what are the conversations you're having with people there as they line up to
get into that space. what are they looking forward to? >> they're looking forward to seeing and hearing donald trump. we just saw as trump's aircraft touched down at hopkins airport, this group they could see it, too, the runway is clearly in view so they let out a cheer. this, by the way, is just a small fraction of people that have come to this event. people have been lined up since 9:00, 10:00 this morning and reiterating security presence is very tight. i talked to authorities to ask, hey, have you changed anything as a result of what happened in chicago? they won't talk about numbers. they have the cleveland police, they have the state police. secret service here held have helicopters hovering overhead, bomb sniffing dogs in the parking lot and mounted police so much of this is a subdued presence just out of view. but cleveland has a lot riding on this because they are the host of the republican con voengs with that pressure they want to make sure for this event everything goes smoothly. >> so just moments ago, maybe
about an hour ago, mark preston, phil mattingly both at that event there in van dale yardali where there was disruption where donald trump was speaking. phil, anything more about what happened? what was that security scare? >> definitely a scare. one out of character for the rest of the event which was largely calm in comparison to other trump events. what we know now is the man who rushed the stage has been arrested. a law enforcement source says he will be charged with disorderly conduct at some point later today. what you saw was the secret service do what the secret service bust best. if you watch the video, trump very startled and bounced back, gave a thumb's up, thanked the audience for what he said gave him a warnin about the man rushing from behind him and said he would have taken it himself but it was easier to let the cops do it for him. the man who did attempt to rush
the stage was arrested he will be charged later today but for right now just a momentary scare, the secret service doing their job and donald trump continuing with his rally. >> mark, i wonder how or if this kind of incident will impact change, the tenor of what's to come. donald trump's proximity to the audience, any of that? skbl >> i suspect the secret service has been looking at the precautions around donald trump given what we've seen now over the last 48 hours. these guys are pros, they know what they're doing. they're used to protecting the president but i have to tell you the energy was very high. i spoke to one of the vendors out here, he said he made $1500 selling t-shirts and hats in a couple of hours.
having watched the brisk business he was doing, i can he was. so we have about 5,000 plus people that left here today. i think, you know, ready to go to the polls for donald trump in ohio, not shaken by what they saw in chicago last night. >> thank you to all of you, appreciate it sara, mark, martin and fill. . we'll check back with you. so the big concern ahead of that event for donald trump later on, the one about to take place, security. steven loomis is the president of the cleveland police patrolmen's association. steven, talk to me about police security. what is anticipated to secure donald trump and his supporters? >> well, good afternoon the first of all. the security measures are in place right now men and women of the cleveland police patrolmen's association, the cleveland
police department, state highway patrol. we don't anticipate, as mr. savidge said, we don't anticipate a large problem like they had in chicago the men and women of the chicago police department are to be commended as well. we'll here to make sure everybody's right to free speech is heard and that's it done in a peaceful way without getting into the politics of the whole situation. >> did the plan or the dynamic of the plans in any way change or were they atted as a result of the man phil mattingly was reporting on kind of rushed the stage, someone who tried to get too close to donald trump? how is that impacting how security will be carried out at this event in cleveland? >> i don't think that event today had any change to our plans probably the people making these decisions were probably
taking a good hard look at what was going on in chicago and probably stepped up a bit off of what we were planning on doing here. >> so secret service and local police are working together at an event like this. in what capacity? who takes the lead? >> the secret service, they have one job and one job only and that's to protect mr. trump and his entourage and we do work with them and communicate with them but we have different -- very different paths in live life at this event. we're charged with keeping everybody else safe and that's what we take pride in doing. >> steven loomis, thank you for your time. >> yes, ma'am, thank you. stay with cnn, tomorrow morning we'll hear from a long list of presidential candidates. jake tapper is talking with john kasich, donald trump, marco rubio and bernie sanders. that's on "state of the union"
bernie sanders is speaking out after donald trump supporters and protesters clashed in chicago. among those in the crowd were those people holding bernie sanders signs and some demonstrators could b heard chanting the senator's name. this morning sanders was asked if his supporters incited some of the violence in chicago. >> well, i don't think our supporters are inciting. but our supporters, what they are doing is responding to a candidate who has, in fact, in many ways encouraged violence when he talks about things -- you know, i wish we were in the
old days when you could punch somebody in the head. what do you think that says to his supporters? and what happened the other day when some young man was being escorted out and he was sucker punched? and we have seen other incidents. so the issue now is that donald trump has got to be loud and clear and tell his supporters that violence at rallies is not what america is about and to end it. >> sanders is weighing in just three days before primaries in several key states, including ohio. hillary clinton is also weighing in on last night's vlence in chicago and condemning donald trump's campaign rhetoric in very strong terms today. cnn's senior washington correspondent jeff zeleny is in the windy city for us and joins us now with more on what clinton had to say. jeff, she was not subtle at all. she really said that he needs to take greater responsibility with the rhetoric, with the words, and the results that come from i
it. >> across the board we've seen the republican fie of democrat shl candidates as well as democrats condemning the tone and the vigor coming in response to that rally but hillary clinton is campaigning in missouri today. she is a product of the windy city of chicago here and she had very, very strong words for donald trump. let's listen. >> we will always have our differences. that's what happens in a democracy and it's healthy for us to debate, to dialogue, to disagree. but the ugly, divisive rhetoric we are hearing from donald trump and the encouragement he has given to violence and aggression is not only wrong, it's dangerous, my friends. [ cheers and applause ] you know, if you play with matches you can start a fire you
can't control. that is not leadership, it is political arson. the test of leadership and citizenship is absolutely the opposite in this country. if you see bigotry, you should oppose it. if you see violence, you should condemn it. and if you see a bully, you should stand up to him. [ cheers and applause ] >> interesting, that last line right there, fredricka, if you see a bully, you should stand up to him. that's what a protester last night told me when i was walking along with him in the streets of chicago. he said "chicago needs to stand up to this bully. if we're able to do it, other people can stand up to this bully." so we're entering an uncertain moment in american politics. i think that when donald trump tweeted this morning that those protests in chicago have energized america, he might be right about that but i think it's energized both sides. and democrats are going to be just as fired up about this
going into the next phase of this campaign so important in just three days five states are voting, illinois, missouri, ohio, north carolina and florida. i'm not sure what this does to the vote there. it does energy donald trump supporters but it keeps him from expanding his supporters and it also energizes this democratic base. >> jeff zeleny, thank you so much in chicago, appreciate that. tomorrow we will be live from ohio ahead of the democratic town hall. jake tapper hosts hillary clinton and bernie sanders will be taking question from the ohio voters during the town hall tomorrow at 8:00 p.m. right here on cnn.
jr. welcome back. they recall lining up in cleveland trying to get into that space where donald trump will be arriving to address the supporters there. in the next hour donald trump holding his second event of the day in ohio. he is set to speak to voters in cleveland soon and our next guest will introduce mr. trump at that rally. joining us is reverend daryl scott, a trump supporter, along with founder and senior pastor at the new spirit revival center.
reverend scott, good to see you. >> good to see you, too. right here loud in cleveland, ohio. >> we are glad that you are welcoming us to cleveland. first of all, why is this important to you to introduce donald trump? you have a huge turnout there? what is it about donald trump that has won your heart? >> well, donald trump and i have a relationship that goes back several years and i've been very impressed with him not only as a businessman but as a gentleman and more recently as a political candidate and so because of the relationship he hand i have, because of the relationship i have that with the trump organization and with the trump campaign, i thought it should be fitting that i introduce him. especially with me being african-american because there's a perceptions but of mr. trump that has been created that is inaccurate, that he is not sensitive to minority community which is i know him to be and he
and i have a very good friendship, a very good relationship and i think if he comes to cleveland i should be the guy that introduces him. >> how do you counter that? that some people have this feeling that he doesn't represent unity but instead division and you saw the protests that took place last night in chicago which meant the event was postponed. so what's your reaction to what is being said? the placards that people are holding saying, you know, trump equals hate. how do you counter that? how do you respond to that? >> well, first of all, mr. trump canceled the meeting last night in the interest of peace. he cancelled to meeting so there would be no disruption or there would be no conflict. however you had a friday night, a warm friday night in chicago, people didn't have anything to do and it escalated into violence. but mr. trump is not an agent of hate, he's an agent of change in
america and you have been times when there's going to be a change you have people that are resistant to change and they react irrationally. but by no means is he hostile to any minority communities, by no means does he foster or promote hatred of any kind. >> what will you say as you introduce him today? >> well, i'm going to give my back story with mr. trump, the experience i've had with him. i will say this, rather than being a divider i would say mr. trump is a unifier because mr. trump bris together people of all different ethnic groups and all different religions, he brings them together to support him so he's interested in making america great, not making america fractured. >> and you say that -- you talk about your own personal experience, when you look at the crowds would you say it is incredibly diverse? >> there is a great amount of
diversity here and there's going to be more diversity as we proceed forward in this campaign. i guarantee you that. >> if you had any pastoral advice to give to mr. trump about the days ahead, about better positioning himself as he heads into five races on tuesday and beyond what's the advice that you would give him that perhaps you think he could use? >> as a pastor i simply would ask him to seek god in all of his decision making processes and ask god to lead him to not only say the right thing but to do the right thing and to give him the wisdom he will need to lead this great country. >> people are looking at the live pictures of donald trump's plane arriving in cleveland. he's only moments away from joining you there. >> i have to go and introduce
him. >> go ahead. >> i have to go introduce mr. trump now, it's been a pleasure. >> thank you so much, reverend scott, appreciate your time. we'll be listening to your introduction is donald trump is soon to emerge from his plane there just landing in cleveland and making it to the space where there are many people awaiting his arrival. it's not just donald trump on the trail today. senator john kasich is also expected to speak at any moment. we'll take you there live and hear his response to the violence in chicago last night. . and one that's sweet. to satisfy the adult and kid - in all of us. ♪ nutritious wheat for the adult you've grown into and delicious sweet for the kid you'll never outgrow... feed your inner kidult with frosted mini-wheats®. try new kellogg's mini-wheats harvest delights with sweet drizzle and bits made with real fruit.
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touched down moments ago in cleveland, ohio, and he will be greated by a very sizable crowd, all of this three days before the winner tapes all republican primary election in ohio. we also know more about what happened at his earlier rally in vandalia, ohio, that moment right there where it appeared as though an object of some sort was thrown on state. according to a trump spokeswoman, a man attempted to breach the secure buffer and was removed rapidly and professionally. all further inquiries should be directed to the united states secret service. that also part of the statement. this tuesday's primaries could be a major game changer as candidates are switching up their strategies to do whatever they can to try to stop donald trump. let's talk more about this with cnn political commentator buck sa sexton, julian salazar and larry
sabato, the director at the center for politics at the university of virginia, good to see all of you. buck, you first, tuesday's primaries, the gop's last chance, say many, to stop donald trump. what are the chances? >> it certainly is the establishment's last chance to stop him in a way that it doesn't look like down the line establishment will be responsible for stealing the nomination away from trump so if trump has a big tuesday coming up here, even if he doesn't get to the magic number 1237, it will be clear he's going to be the front-runner going into the convention so for his supporters, for the trump coalition such as it is, any reality or any eventuality that ends up with somebody out of that convention will be completely unacceptable you can expect donald would consider
going third party and his supporters would sit out so this is it. unless you have kasich taking ohio and rubio taking florida which then continue this is war of attrition and perhaps opens a door for cruz to get ahead of donald going into the convention, donald will be the guy that has to come out of the convention or else the republican party will be hopelessly fractured. >> julian, this race for the white house has been so unpredictable on so many levels. now you have rubio an advisor telling voters there to vote john kasich because he has the best chance there to beat donald trump. this is like a chess game. like a gambling game. >> it's a chess game with the moves out in the open so mitt romney did a similar thing in his speech where he was essentially signaling where people should put their votes in different states so the net result would be not-trump. and now you have rubio feeling very desperate givenhe numbers
in florida and given cruz's decision to run there. but obviously the more you forecast what you're going to do the more donald trump and ted cruz know exactly what the game is going to look like. >> and larry, this week ted cruz said trump supporters are uneducated. is trump taking advantage of ill-informed voters? it wasn't that long ago when, remember, donald trump was like "and i love the uneducated." >> well, i think that's a bit unfair to some of the trump pporters. one thing i've noticed is that while trumptarted out with his backers heavily concentrated among blue-collars and those without a college education, he's broadened his support within the republican party. we're just talking about the remember party here. i think buck's outline was basically right that there is an enn between that might has been on tuesday. john kasich has a much better chance to beat trump in ohio
than marco rubio does in florida so you could have find of a split decision and i can see this going on for a while into some of the larger states of the northeast and even the west coast. >> and larry, you know, let's talk about chicago and bernie sanders, he went to school university of chicago, he's got roots there, hillary clinton has her roots in the chicago area, mayor emanuel of chicago now endorsing hillary clinton, bernie sanders responding by saying this in a tweet "i want to thank rahm emanuel for not endorsing me. i don't want to endorsement of a mayor shutting down schools and firing teachers. can" so talk about change of strategy left and right. how is this advantageous for bernie sanders? >> well, rahm emanuel, with all due respect to the mayor, is not terribly popular right now, even in chicago much less down state. so i think bernie sanders for solid political reasons has decided to run against emanuel as much as hillary.
that's the source of that. but remember hillary was born in illinois. she has a lot of strong support there but illinois is fairly competitive. it's not like florida which is heavily for clinton or north carolina for clinton. that one is competitive along with missouri and ohio on the democratic side. >> larry, buck, julian, thanks so much for-to-all of you, appreciate it. >> thank you. marco rubio a very busy man today. he had five events scheduled in his home state in florida. we'll look at his chances of beating donald trump next. o fee. ...at your core. trubiotics a probiotic from one a day naturally helps support both your digestive and immune health by combining... ... two types of good bacteria. trubiotics. be true to your health.
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we're three days away from the republican primary in florida and that could be a turning point for marco rubio if he doesn't win his home state. >> so as usually as the case, florida, it comes down to you and i hope i can earn your support so we continue this campaign moving forward into other states and other parts of this country. [ cheers and applause ] i know what the media says. he's an underdog, he's behind, he's trailing. whatever, i heard that before. >> that's another way of looking at it. if he were to win florida, jason carroll with us -- that, too, would be a turning point. you're following rubio from tampa so he's expected to speak in the next hour. that's the turnout for him?
does it seem his demeanor has changed? it is he looking less confident or trying to hang in there best lech? >> let me say it's not the media who just called him an underdog he has referred to himself as an underdog. what we're expecting to hear today frederica is more of the same in terms of staying on message that he is the one that can unite the party. rubio saying earlier today that what happened last night in chicago is more evidence of the fact that he says that donald trump is not someone who is a uniter. he says he is a divider, not someone ready to be the nominee. he said earlier today, fredricka, that what happened last night, he said there was a lot of blame to go around. >> the protesters last night are not blameless, some of these people are organized elements who are paid. others just went there for the intent of disrupting and event and you don't have the right to disrupt an event because you disagree with someone. but we have to look at the rhetoric coming from the front-runner in the presidential campaign. this is a man who in rallies has
told his supporters to basically beat up the people in the crowd and he'll pay their legalfees. someone who's encouraged people in the audience to rough up anyone who stands up and says something he doesn't like. >> so going forward, frederica, here's the strategy. ay on message but try to take as many votes away from trump as possible. here's what that means for the state of ohio where rubio does not have a chance, he acknowledges that but he does know that kasich has a very good chance possibly of taking that winner-take-all state so perhaps that's why rubio's communications director told cnn that rubio voters there in ohio should vote for kasich. again, that's not t case here in florida. much different story here in florida where rubio says despite what the polls are showing he doesn't believe the polls, he says he has a chance of winning here in the state. >> all right, jason carroll, thank you so much. speaking of john kasich, he
actually is holding a rally in his home state of ohio. he wants to win, he needs to win that state he's hoping he has home court advantage. we'll monitor the development there is when he takes to the microphone, we'll dip in. in the meantime, you don't want to miss the democratic town hall tomorrow night from columbus, ohio. we will take our show on the road tomorrow, too, ahead of the town hall. join us from ohio state university in columbus, ohio, beginning at 2:00 p.m. eastern time.
florida is a winner take all primary and a likely must win for marco rubio if he hopes to stay in the race, but the florida senator isn't getting much help from his hometown newspaper. the "sun-sentinel" refused to endorse marco rubio. but he's not alone. the editorial board decided not to endorse any of the republican candidates. let's talk about this with rosemary oe mar'marah. why are you not endorsing anyone? >> well, we don't make the decision likely, people when they go in the voting booth have to make a choice and we want to
help people understand what we think, not because we expect them agree with us but because if they hear how we think maybe, you know, it tests their thinking but when we look at the people who are running in the gop primary, we don't think donald trump, marco rubio, or ted cruz are really qualified or prepared to be president. and john kasich, while the best of the bunch, hasn't put on much of a campaign here in florida to make your vote count for much. >> so are you laying the ground work for potentially the newspaper not endorsing anyone? or the newspaper endorsing a democrat? >> well, you know, november is a long way away and how the campaign -- how a candidate conducts their campaign still matters. so we did endorse hillary clinton in the democratic primary, although it wasn't a robust endorse mement but we th
she's got the resume, she's more qualified, she's got the experience at leadership, even if she's not a very exciting candidate. >> and what will this "sun-sentinel" endorsement, how will that translate to voters? >> you know, people want to know what you think, but it -- i -- and i don't -- and what we think, it's not unusual, actually, for newspaper endorsements to not go with the hometown guy. when the editorial page in new hampshire, the first to do an endorsement this season, came out for chris christie, the newark star ledger editor called him up and said what are you thinking? and in texas the "dallas morning news" didn't endorse ted cruz. and we didn't endorse our hometown senator because while we endorsed him for senate, he's been a big disappointment since he went to washington. ever since he got there he's been running for president and we haven't seen much of him on
the ground here and that's why he doesn't have the kind of momentum going for him that john kasich has in ohio. and really his pitch is really a protest vote. >> interesting. all right, so you said marco rubio's been a big disappointment. in a few words, how do you summarize donald trump? >> oh, god. you know, it's -- he's scary. i think that he speaks to the middle-class in a way that marco has -- marco says he's a new-age republican but his positions really sound a lot like the gop of yesteryear. donald trump seems to be speaking to people who want their points of view spoken, but, boy, he's scary, you know? the only thing you can say for him, really, in my opinion, is that if he goes to washington, it won't be washington like we know it now. the people's frustration with
washington and the gridlock and people on either side, they might be united in their agenda against trump so it would definitely shake up the nation's capital. but i don't -- you know, he hasn't got any experience in washington, he doesn't know how government works and do you really want somebody in the presidency learning on the job? >> >> how about ted cruz? everybody is learning on the job because no one's been president before, of all of the candidates. >> right. >> but what is your feeling about ted cruz? >> well, ted cruz makes us nervous, because he's just so uncompromising. you know? he wanted to shut down government as a protest against obama care. he talks about carpet bombing. you know, civilians. that includes civilians carpet bombing, and, you know, and he's just such a -- if you like the
gridlock that we have in washington today, then a vote for ted cruz, but i think it's a, an indicator that, how people who work with you feel about you, and that so few in the senate -- you know, lindsey graham said, you know, if you -- if somebody shot him and the trial was in the senate, there wouldn't be a conviction. the people who work with him don't like him much. resonates. >> and john kasich? >> well, john kasich is the best of the bunch. yo know, he's got experience at both the state and the federal level. he has grown jobs. he did find a way to compromise on the issue of medicaid expansion, but he -- he hasn't come across as real presidential in the debates, and like i said, he just hasn't gained -- he hasn't put on, at least in florida, the kind of campaign that gives you confidence that this guy is going to take that
hill, and that he can win. >> all right. well, rosemary o'hare r'hare ro now john kasich is speaking in ohio. let's listen in. >> jobs, exactly right. so i've spent my whole -- [ applause ] -- my whole political career thinking about how to create an environment for job growth. senator portman talked about these numbers. they tell me that after -- well, you know, that was another fight i had to make. i fought to balance the budget for ten years of my life, and i fought the establishment in washington, who really weren't interested in change. if you don't have change in business, you die. if you don't have change in government, the debt clock rings up, and i always knew that there were two elements to this. one is the 58,000 per kid, which
our children are going to have to pay, but the 19,000 sends a message to the job creators that the earth is not secure. that there is shaking, and when job creators get nervous, they sit on their wallet, and who pays the price? we do. our families do. our kids do. particularly small businesses, because they're the ones that employ most of the people and new jobs in this country. that's why we have to respect the small business creators. in fact, they're heroes. the men and women that create these businesses, they've got the guts, and they do, really, the lord's work in creating an environment for more job growth. i know when this is out of wack, it doesn't work very well, and that's why i spent ten years to get us to a balanced budget, and in the meantime, we also reformed welfare. you know why? because when you get up and go to work every day, we have to make sure that you are not giving money to people who need
to learn how to be responsible, and my mother told me this -- and i believe it -- it's a sin not to help somebody who needs help, but it's equally a sin to continue to help somebody who needs to learn how to help themselves, and we use that philosophy -- [ applause ] -- t reform welfare, which president clinton wasn't too thrilled about. you know, bill clinton. he's a guy if he see as riot coming at him he'll get in front of it and call it a parade. but we finally got to the balanced budget, and i'll tell you what happened. we balanced the budget four years in a row, we paid down a half a trillion dollars of the debt. those numbers started going down, in times square, they tell me, and we never thought about income inequality or wage growth, because we were growing like crazy in america. america was exploding with jobs and opportunity. and we reformed that pentagon,
to make sure that the men and women had what they needed, and i was also involved in an effort to say that the services need to work together. we can't have helicopters crashing in the desert like we saw, many of us saw years ago, because the services had not really trained together and we mixed that, and we had the budget balanced and we had a $5 trillion projected surplus and jobs were growing, and i left. i got back to westerville, and one of my buddies said, you know, john, the fact is, now that you've left with all your buddies they're going to blow the $5 billion projected surplus. i said, you can't blow $5 trillion. you've got to get up every day and think about blowing that. and they did. and they were republicans. in the house, and in the senate, in the white house. i'll tell you a little secret. democrats love to spend. we got one here, nick zimmers.
he loved spend when he was in the legislature, but let me tell you something about republicans. they love to spend, too, they just feel guilty when they do t. john kasich trying to harness support in his home states days away froo from a very important republican primary there. we'll continue to monitor his remarks and this reminder -- tomorrow morning, we will hear from a long list of presidential candidates. jake tapper is talking with john case ig, donald trump, marco rubio and bernie sanders. on "state of the union" tomorrow at 9:00 a.m. eastern time, and we will be right back.
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hello again, everyone. thanks for joining me. i'm franklin templeton. republican candidates out in fulls for this hour. donald trump expected to take the podium at any moment noun in cleveland, as his supporters are introducing him. we're also seeing a new crop of protestors turn out for thishe night's chaos that erupted in chicago. and the biggest rival, texas senator ted cruz getting ready to rally in missouri where voters head to the polls on tuesday as well and governor john kasich also in ohio holding a town hall making a final push in his home state ahead of next