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the front lines. ed lavendara, cnn, miami. top of the hour. so glad you are with us. i'm poppy harlow in new york. we begin with politics. after a week long standoff, donald trump's icy relationship with gop leaders appears to be thawing. the latest truce forged just last night became breaking news as trump ended weeks of speculation by coming out and endorsing house speaker paul ryan and other high-profile members of his own party after he said recall whier this week he wasn't quite there yet. >> in our shared mission to make america great again, i support and endorse our speaker of the house, paul ryan. >> moments later, donald trump also publicly backed republican senators john mccain and kelly
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ayotte. both have found themselves at odds with their presidential candidate this week. along with those endorsements, trump also scheduled a campaign stop in new hampshire. he is set to speak there in just a few hours. the reason for that stop? it could be there. brand-new polling out of the granite state shows trump behind hillary clinton by 15 points. the narcwide poll shows him falling 15 points behind hillary clinton. joining me to talk about the week that was and what's ahead and a pretty sudden about-face that we've seen by trump i'm joined by my panel, ryan lizza, maria cardona and jeffrey lord. thank you so much, guys. >> hello poppy. >> hi, poppy. >> thanks, poppy. >> ryan, to be a fly on the wall in whatever meeting i surmise donald trump had on thursday night that made him come out and tweet friday morning that he was
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wrong about that video he said exists of seeing the money come off the iran to, frankly, then coming out last night and endorsing mccain, ryan, and senator ayotte, what do you think happened in that meet if that meeting did take place? >> i mean having watched the campaign for a year now, i mean it's just been mesmerizing to watch donald trump suddenly respond to traditional political pressure and act a little bit like the head of the republican party, not someone who is just off on his own and completely unwilling to bend to the will of the republican establishment. look, i think in this case, on paul ryan, he is more identify logically in line with paul ryan's opponent in that primary than he is with paul ryan. i think that has gotten lost in in. but when you are the nominee of the party, you don't buck the speaker of the house, the guy who if you are president is going to be sheparding your agenda through the house.
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look, as others have pointed out, that district where ryan is, if trump has any chance of winning wisconsin, that district is really important as well. so this is the first time in a year, i really can't think of a bigger episode, where trump is listening to the party leadership, acting a little bit more like a traditional republican, and bending to the will of the establishment. >> jeffrey lord, to you, as a staunch trump supporter, look n the past few weeks we have now had three of the past four cia directors come out and say that donald trump not only are they oath not supporting him. they are saying that he would be dangerous for this country. i mean most recently you had mike morel come out and say he would, quote, pose a threat to our national security. you have also got hayden, kraik director under george w. bush coming out and distancing himself from trump. what does your candidate do about that? are you concerned about that? >> no i'm not concerned about it. >> why. >> i'll tell you why.
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these are establishment figures and this is the gripe with the american people, that all these people in a bipartisan fashion are all carrying the maim water. they have all been responsible for the mistakes. in the case of the cia, where we are today in terms of the shape of the world, whether it's secretary clinton or some of the cia directors, they are all part and parcel of the same thing. so when they come out they are talking to each other. when somebody writes an op ed in the new york times they are not talking to the vast majority of the american people. they are talking to a handful of intellectual and policy elets in washington that's what they are doing. >> at the same time, look, you are we are not talking about all democrats here. >> right. >> when you look at haden, he was under bush, et cetera. they are not mincing their words when they talk about their concern about donald trump in terms of the safety of this country. it doesn't concern you at all? >> i mean the safety of this country is in peril right now. and they are in charge, or have been in charge. so, you know, and let me just
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say one other thing in terms of these posers. the reuter's poll out friday night has him behind by only three points now. i think things will change. i was with donald trump on monday evening here in pennsylvania a few miles from my home at a local high school. he was in good form. he stayed on message. and i can assure you the place was filled to the rafters and there were thousands outside that couldn't get in. their passion was pretty strong here. the enthusiasm for him is running strong. >> we saw obviously a lot of enthusiasm for bernie sanders as well. >> yep, but it doesn't always translate into numbers. that's right. >> maria, cardona, i know you and your team of clinton supporters like these poll numbers. however she is still bogged down in the e-mail issue. she comes out late this week and says well all this back and forth over the e-mails i guess i could have short circuited the
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way that i answered the question. the fbi director james comey said what she said to the fbi was truth fl but he testified july 7th that some of what she said to the american people would not truthful about her e-mails. why does she continue to be hampered by this? and why not come out more directly to the public that clearly has a trust issue with her? >> i do think she should come out more clearly and pick actually the words that comey did say. and this is exactly what she tried to do friday in terms of clarifying her comments. he said a couple things that were really important. the first one is that they have absolutely no evidence that she lied to the fbi. and the second thing is in his congressional testimony he said that those three e-mails that he talked about, those three out of 30,000 e-mails that he says were classified, after questioning from democrats, he came out and admitted that those
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classification markings were so poorly done that even somebody that specializes in classifying material could have overlooked those. so, in essence, he did not expect secretary clinton to know those were classified. >> he also said she was quote extremely careless. he said extremely careless, too. >>ert that he said that in his press conference. again, if we are going to talk about what he said, he said that somebody specializing in classification material would not be expected to even though those three e-mails were classified. >> he also said she should have known that an unclass fighted -- that that was not the appropriate system for those conversations. >> a e-mail wouldn't have been an appropriate system for classified material anyway, poppy. so that goes back to the whole issue of classification in the u.s. government needs to be fully redone because it is a bureaucratic mess. it is an interagency fight most
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of the time, which is a big reason why this whole issue has become a big issue to begin with. again, this is the weeds. and i think what she needs to do is focus on her apology, she understands having a private server was not the right thing to do. she has apologized and she needs to move forward. >> i have to jump in. people have an honest and trustworthy issue with her. >> it is a major mistake she made as secretary of state. i think comey's presentation, you know, for anyone that was skeptical about how serious this was, i think the fact that the fbi spent that long investigating it shows how serious it was. as a candidate she is blessed with donald trump, who has had two weeks of self-inflicted wounds. sometimes you wonder just why
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doesn't hillary clinton spend the month of august at the beach or some other fabulous place and just let donald trump do his thing? because he has had such a tough week. it reminds you any more traditional republican candidate might have a closer race with clinton at this point. >> thanks very much. well, donald trump says his business know-how will make america great. next live here in the cnn newsroom i will speak to a campaign adviser to donald trump. also the ceo of a major corporation and we'll talk about whether he is the man for the job. that's straight ahead. also, the current president not holding back. president obama calling donald trump unfit to serve, among other things. we will debate that. and we'll take you to florida. a pivotal state once again, in this election, like so many in the past. this one no different. what will it take to win the sunshine state. >> you are live in the cnn newsroom.
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welcome back. donald trump is set to unveil his economic plan on monday in detroit. and job creation is expected to be a major part of the republican presidential candidate's plan. according to the trump camp, it focuses on quote empowering americans by freeing up the necessary tools for everyone to gain economically. let's talk about this with cke restaurant ceo andy posener, he is a trump campaign adviser. his company operates thousands of fast-food restaurants including carlos jr. and
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hardies. he wrote an opinion piece in the wall street journal. thank you for being here. >> great to be here, possible poppy, thank you. >> of course. as we look ahead to donald trump making the speech at the detroit economic club, he said i am going to be the greatest job president this country has ever seen. look, you lead a big, big company. what's the number one thing he can could policy wise to achieve that. >> well you need to generate economic growth. they have had very, very miserable economic growth since the recovery ended. the way you do that is by having tax policies -- i wants to lower taxes on incomes and on capital gains. hillary clinton's tax plan wants to tax wealth and therefore discourage capital investment. he has a regulatory plan where he wants to eliminate a lot of the burdensome regulations that have been drawing the american businesses down over the past seven years. hillary clinton every problem she sees, she sees regulation as a solution. and he wants to release our energy resources and have a policy that more oriented
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towards growth and using our energy resources rather than hillary clinton's energy policy, which is directed towards climate change. so everything with trump will be directed towards growth and towards limb nagt income inequality, increasing wages, creating jobs, opening paths through the middle class all through the one thing that can do all of that, economic growth. >> let's talk about, that you talk about increasing wages. what is fascinating to me when it comes down to the jobs and the economy both of the front-runner, kplin and trump want to raise the federal minimum wage. trump says $10 an hour. hillary clinton has 15 as a base. you employ a lot of these people that make at or just above minimum wage. do you agree? should all of your employees make at least $10 an hour? >> first of all, the minimum wage argument addresses the wrong problem. let me answer your question first up. >> can you just answer -- >> let me answer -- let me
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answer your question, first. i think that the minimum wage should be raised to the point where it doesn't eliminate a substantial number of jobs. now the congressional budget office two years ago said at $9 an hour you would eliminate 100,000 jobs. and at $10 you would eliminate half a million. that's too many. but that was two years ago so the $10 an hour number may not be unreasonable ty point. i don't think donald trump came out with his policy which confirms that but he did say it in an interview. >> he said to it billy riley on fox news. >> if you raise it to the point where it dils job you are discouraging economic growth and killing jobs for kpree level employees for the young americans where the unemployment rate is so high. if you make the cost of employing them more expensive employers will employ fewer of them. what we need to get wages up is
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economic growth that creates jobs. so instead of employees competing with employees for jobs you have employers competing for employees, because they need them for the jobs. that will drive wages up. >> on the wage question, it sounds like you are on the fence. if you do think that all the employees at your restaurant should make $10 or more. if they did, what would that do to your business? >> well, in california, where we own the majority of our restaurants, the minimum wage is $10 an hour. and i can tell you it has had a material impact not only on our company but on our franchisees and our competitors. it raises labor costs which you can only offset by increasing prices, hiring fewer people or auto mading. not just our restaurants. visit even the casual tining restaurants and you will see the indications of that. you will see automation. you will order on a screen. you won't talk to an employee. when you discourage people from hiring by increasing the costs of employing people you are
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going to drive down the number of jobs. that's the fear. >> let me ask you this, donald trump has come out in his plan, he already said that he wants the corporate tax rate to come down to 15%. >> right. >> at the same time, he has said, and he said this to the washington post, that if he is president in eight years, he could eliminate the $19 trillion national debt. how do you square those numbers? you decrease corporate taxes that much, but then also say that you can eliminate the $19 trillion national debt, which every economist i've talked to said is not possible. how do you square the numbers as a chief executive. >> i think you will hear more about that on monday when he gives his speech and releases his economic plan. but the idea with reducing the corporate income tax to 15% is two things. number one it would really spur growth in this country. as you you know when you spur growth tax are you revenues go up. number two it would encourage companies that are sending or keeping cash overseas to bring that cash back to the united
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states which would further lead to growth. there is about $2 trillion overseas. if you can encourage companies to bring that back with a lower tax rate rather than what we have now which is the world's highest tax rate, go down to 15%, which is below the 20% average they can bring that money back and generate growth. art lampry's curve shows even with lower cash rates you may generate more income. >> you are not only an ceo supporting trump. you are advising his campaign. can you square the numbers or find one economist who says as the president you can come in and make enough cuts to make it work and eliminate $19 trillion in debt. >> i don't know if i could find an economist who would say that i know there are very good economists working with mr. trump. and i have every confidence they are going to come up with a plan on monday where we would increase the debt substantially less than it currently is. >> is it possible? >> i think he has to make changes to the tax plan so he
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doesn't increase debt materially. i think you will see that on monday. i think that's one of the big elements with this second version of the tax plan. >> we will be listening on monday for sure in detroit. before i let you go. yesterday donald trump announces his economictime team of advisors. it's 13 people. five of them are named steve. there is no women. why? >> i have absolutely no idea. i wasn't consulted on who would be on the team. i know there are other advisors such as myself that aren't listed on the team. and you would have to talk to somebody from the campaign. i know he is looking for the best people he can find and i don't think it has anything to do with your sex, race, or religion. i think he is just out there trying to find the best people. >> do you think there should be women added to the team? diversity of thought. >> i don't have any problem adding women to the team. i don't have a woman in mind that i would add to the team. it's not my decision.
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i know there are women on the list. the number one adviser to the campaign is ivanka. >> that's true but she is not on this list of 13 economic advisors. do you have a problem with no woman being included as an official visor to donald trump when there are 13 listed? >> i'm not going to comment on what the make up of the list should or shouldn't have been. i'm not on the list and i wasn't consulted about who would be. you need to talk to some from the campaign who put it together fl automatic a sure they have a very good splchttle i don't have one. >> i ask because you are an ceo advising the team. we'll see if that changes. and we'll linen monday in detroit. after the break, claims that the bamt state's attorney had an agenda in going after police in the death of freddie gray. you remember that case. look. >> the goal is to get to the truth. she wasn't interested in the truth. >> what some of the officers who has been charged in the case are
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. in bamt a second prosecutor who had been set to try the remaining centers in the case over the death of freddie gray left the bamt state's attorney's
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office. both prosecutors who left cited concerns about the case against those six officers. bamt's state's attorney dropped the remaining charges last week and the resignations of these two prosecutors come as some of the officers charged in that case is now sitting down and telling their side of the story. >> reporter: april 2015, dro'15e surveillance footage just released by the fbi shows the city of baltimore up up in flames days after the death of freddie gray. now with acquittal of some officers charged in connection with gray's death remaining charges on barry williams and gag order lifted defense attorneys for some of the officers are ready to talk and believe this prosecution was politically motivated by state attorney marilyn mosby. >> i am a former prosecutor myself. and the goal is to get to the truth. she wasn't interested in the truth. >> reporter: but mosby says the
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truth was what she thought for from the very beginning saying police never even had the probable cause to arrest gray. >> the knife was not switch blade and is lawful under maryland law. >> reporter: defense attorneys say they listened to that press conference last year, and their own investigation was telling them something very different. >> we began to understand that various people had told the state's attorneys that this knife was an illegal knife n. a statement of probable cause that ms. mosby read on the steps of the memorial plaza and she said that the knife was legal we knew that was in contest with the very things the state's attorney's office was social media told by the people investigating this case. that raised a red flag. >> reporter: we reached out to the state's attorney's office on this serious allegation. their office told us they are not commenting. while the state was dealing with those issues, their clients were
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facing personal attacks. >> people were screaming, yelling at us, yelling at him. that being said he obviously wants to continue policing in baltimore city and he is hopeful that he can get back on the street and do the job that he loves. >> reporter: the attorney grievance committee will not comment but cnn has confirmed at least one complaint has been filed against state attorney marilyn mosby asking for her disbarment. mill mosby said in a recent press conference her office remains committed to the charges brought against the officers and to seeking justice for baltimore. >> we fight each and every day to ensure that perpetrators of crime shall be brought to court and held accountable. coming up, president obama did something this week sitting presidents don't usually do during a campaign. >> yes, i think the republican nominee is unfit to serve as president. he keeps on proving it.
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judgment with respect to how confident you feel about his ability to manage things like our nuclear triad. >> according to a new fox news poll, when it comes to temperament, president obama, not alone in those feelings. look at this. people were asked who has the temperament to be president, donald trump or hillary clinton? 64% said clinton does. 37% believe the same of donald trump. let's look at the historical context. julian zeller, a professor of history at princeton and a cnn contributor. that entire press conference, the president really laid into donald trump talking about being unfit, his inability to handled the nuclear codes. laughing off trump's remarks that the election is rigged. when have we seen in history seen a sitting president so vocally go after the opposing
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party's candidate. >> george w. bush said with mccain in 2008 he will protect the nation against threats in an effective way implying that obama wouldn't. but we haven't heard a president call the candidate unfit, unable to handle the job. these are tough words coming from the president. >> obviously that's part of his evident to get hillary clinton elected, right? so it's about that. but isn't it also about his own legacy, and who follows him? >> absolutely. it's much more than hillary clinton. >> yeah. >> part is he thinks there is a risk to all the things he is thinks he achieved in domestic and foreign policy both from republicans in kong and donald trump. part is different. i think he believed trump is playing to some of the worst sentiment in the electorate on issues like race and immigration and that's the anti-thesis of what he was about. >> also plays into his presidency, right, and the state of the american electorate right now, and why that is working for trump with so many voters and
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how they feel. >> absolutely. in two ways. one is how they feel about these kinds of social issues. but the other is about the economy. and this is something other presidents have faced and will face that each when we have economic growth, there is a lot of unrest and i think a estate in the electorate. that's what trump is tapping into. >> whenever there is a political or presidential transition, you have often the candidate, you know, from another party walking into the white house and they have that what is supposed to be a cordial handoff. there is the constitutional duty for the handoff. what can you imagine that looking like if donald trump is elected? and what historically have we seen in terms of opponents then becoming friends after their terms? >> well usually they do it. there is some level of civility. there hasn't been any rough moment in these kinds of transitions. and i think president obama, who is very polished in front of the cameras, would do what is necessary. i don't know what donald trump would do in that kind of
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situation. but at this point i think the democrats are hoping they don't reach that point. >> so, david axelrod said something that struck me on new day this week on our morning show. he said if donald trump were trying to lose this election, and i'm not saying he is, but if he were, i'm not sure he would behave any differently than he has in the last few days. he said, this is something we've never seen with. what do you make of those comments? >> well we've seen candidates do poorly, barry goldwater in 1964 ran terrible campaign and said things like telling people that social security is a bad policy that no one could believe he was actually doing. donald trump has taken it to a new level. what we have seen in the past week, including his war on the republicans seems to be he is sub verdicting his own chances of winning. >> you about he turned the corner, came out last night,
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endorsed paul ryan, john mccain. >> we'll see if the that lasts. that was a moment in a long week. the question is can he have moments like that. he has had moments where he contains himself but can he sustain that formal scripted attitude? i don't think a lot of people are confident with these endorses or that this is a new donald trump. >> thank you so much. coming up, president obama's campaign had the winning formula in florida for the last two election. but can he deliver those votes for hillary clinton? a victory in the sunshine is critical. we'll talk about it next. you are live in the cnn newsroom. ♪
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part of the plan. but it was last last year when anna and alberto decided the time was finally right. >> translator: we were planning to get pregnant this year. but because of zika we decided to wait more. there isn't much we can do about it. and it worries us. >> reporter: you see when a link between zika and birth defects became clearer, the brazilian government gave a certain and heart breaking warning, don't get pregnant. these are the tanks? >> these are the tanks that we keep the embryos the eggs and the semen. >> so anna's embryos are in one of these tanks. >> yeah, sure. >> reporter: this is a fertility dock in salvador. she saw anna a year ago with help with fertility. then zika started to spread. >> then i suggest okay freeze your embryos and then later when there is like a solution or a light at the end of the tunnel
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with all these things with the zika virus you can decide. >> reporter: at a cost of around $8,000, this is at an option for most of the population here where the average income is just a few hundred dollars a month and many don't have access to birth control. for most amphetamine people like bruna and vanessa, delaying is the only option. for the time being, they are also living with an empty room. how long will you wait? what's next for you? >> translator: we hope with all the research and people studying it it gets better in about two or three years. >> reporter: two or three years? you can wait that long? >> translator: i will try. it's already been really hard. >> reporter: it is difficult to imagine entire towns, even countries, with hardly new any babies for two years. hard to imagine the loss economically, socially, culturally, no babies crying or laughing. in the meantime, rooms will stay empty, even as names are already chosen. >> the child isn't even born but
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she already has a name. the girl is going to be named valentina. >> reporter: you already have named picked out? >> john, john. >> you are confident you will have a baby one day? >> i'm so sure. i'm really confident that this home will soon have three people in here instead of. two it's just a matter of time. >> reporter: poppy, this was an emotional story. as you might imagine. you are a new mom yourself. some of things that we showed there, again in term of the planning, the options that some people have, that is not available to the vast majority of people here in brazil in large part because of cost. it's going to be a certain for some time to come. but that's a little bit of a glimpse into what is life like i think for these new couples. >> really, unimaginable. and everyone can just -- it's hard to imagine being able to put yourself in author family's shoes, sanjay. the president -- president obama, on thursday, came out and
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really went after lawmakers for taking a vacation before approving funding for a vaccine. where are we on the funding fight for a vaccine? and just on the science behind it? >> reporter: yeah. and i will just say that now that we are starting to see these cases in florida, as with what happened with ebola suddenly it does start to capture people's attention. i think we will see that happen again with zika. here's the things with the vaccines. there is a lot of people who want to make that happen in the public world n the private world all these various partnership. and there are things that made progress in animal models, non-pry mate humans, gorilla models but even if you have that, you have got to test it, prove it's safe in humans and prove it's effective in humans. that takes time. there is no two ways about it. you can't cheat the science. you are still talking about 18 months to two years. likely not in time for this
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. the sunshine state critical in this election, just as it has been in so many elections past.
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florida, awarded its electoral votes to the winner in every election for president since 1992, including the 2000 cliffhanger when the margin of victory was just 537 votes out of nearly 6 million in deciding the entire presidency. again, this year, florida stands out as a make or break state for both candidates. marc caputo joins me live from miami, the florida political reporter for politico. nice to be with you, marc. thanks for being with us. >> good to see you again. how are you? >> good, thanks. this new poll, suffolk university poll shows trump leading among likely voters in florida. for trump to turn atharnd, what do voters that you talk to on the ground there want to hear? because you've noted, look, trump did well in florida in the primary, but it's a closed primary, and it's very different in a general, not to mention what you see as sort of a lack of organization among the trump camp on the ground there.
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>> right. florida voters really reflect the nation. we're kind of a mini nation. and i think what you hear from florida voters here is what you're hearing everywhere. donald trump kind of needs to start getting the message and staying on the message. seems to be doing well when he talks about jobs. problem is, he's not talking about jobs. the poll you just referenced is interesting. it was only a 500-hundred person sample poll. a significant african-american and hispanic community here. that poll undoubtedly undersampled hispanics and if you look at most surveys, including some recent ones, donald trump is getting slaughtered among hispanics in florida. and he's also doing very badly among african-americans. if that trend holds, he's got a real uphill climb in the state. >> so there's also been some fascinating reporting out about some of the wealthier, more gated communities in florida that have been a huge boon to trump, asset to trump. i think the question becomes to what extent. and how can it counter what you said is a weakness among those minority voters. >> right.
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if donald trump manages to boost nonhispanic white tunouts in historic levels in light of recent elections and african-american and hispanic turnout falls, yeah, he's got a much easier shot. the thing is, when you look at all those polls, national polls, he's not doing well among nonhispanic white varieties voters, as well as he should. so ease oozing all of his margins, black, brown, white. and eventually his campaign will have to start acting like a campaign, getting on the ground and reaching out to voters. it's doing that in a little bit. but i got an e-mail today the hillary clinton campaign has five events in different cities through florida where they are registering voters. they know if you kill donald trump, you kill the republican in florida, you basically kill his chances for the white house. >> but the question becomes, to what extent, right? hillary clinton can bring out the quote, unquote, obama coalition, right? the minority vote, the young vote, the female vote.
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to how much -- to how great of an extent she can excite that group to actually get to the polls. because it's not just enough for clinton -- or for trump not to do well. she also has a responsibility on that front, as well. >> again, i totally agree. she's doing the things she need to do in terms of registering voters. you contact them, they're easier to get to the polls. one of the interesting things president obama said at the convention, he said, his voters, we need to carry hillary clinton to the white house. that's true. but president obama needs to carry his coalition to hillary clinton to get them to carry her to the white house. so the more obama you see here, the more you see him doing outreach, the more it's going to answer those questions that you're raising. >> and when floridans were asked to rank the most important issues to them in this race, they say terrorism and national security. so it's not necessarily an economic argument as much for them at the top of their list. and we've seen in the polling that donald trump does better, at least, when asked who is best
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to combat isis. does he have some strength there that he can play on? >> oh, yes. i mean, donald trump has strengths in florida. he wouldn't have decimated marco rubio, the sitting united states senator in his primary and won 66 of 67 counties if he didn't have a following in strengths. but if you look at other surveys, hillary clinton is winning by a double digit margin among people no say who would you trust more with nuclear weapons. so when you factor in temperament, something democrats are getting donald trump on, that where he gets in greater trouble. >> we saw him falling far behind clinton in terms of the temperament question nationwide in the fox news poll. she almost doubles her numbers on that. marc, nice to have you on. thank you so much. >> thank you for having me. next hour, we're going to take you to ohio, the battle for ohio, the state that the very likely could seal the deal for either candidate in this election. it is a must-win for any republican seeking the white
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