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president obama's veto if, as expected, congress approves a republican resolution to kill that bill. now, democratic senator casey of pennsylvania and chris coons of philadelphia announced their support of the deal yesterday. we're waiting for secretary john kerry to introduce this deal, defending on "morning joe" even with this key move by senator mikulski, there will be a number of critics who still challenge the deal. senator casey just announced his support of the deal yesterday. senator casey, thanks for being with us. >> thank you, tamron. >> you mentioned in the past when we first spoke of the deal that you wanted to give it thoughtful consideration and review both sides of the argument. what was the moment or the information that came out that made you comfortable to support
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this deal? >> well, tamron, there wasn't necessarily one moment or one indicator or fact, but when you start with the reality here, i think some people missed this in the initial debates. the reality is that iran right now is two to three months from having enough material, the material you need to make a bomb, they're two to three months from that, so that reality is staring you in the face. you can't escape that, you can't wish it away. you can hope sanctions will remove that. sanctions will not remove that threat, so you have to deal with that threat. part of the reason that i came to the decision that i did was that that fact is essential, and you've got to be able to take action in response to that. so number one is i believe the agreement has the kind of constraints on iran's program that are necessary. number two, i think in terms of a broad view it's the best
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option available right now. and number three, i think this agreement enhances our deterrence efforts as opposed to undermining it. >> you know even with this key decision made by yourself and senator mikulski as well as senator coons, you have those who will continue to criticize the deal, and they point to senator chuck schumer coming out against the agreement. ufr fo you have former vice president dick cheney this morning saying we are sanctioning, giving enrichment capabilities to the iranians. it will directly lead to an arms race in the middle east. others are not going to stand by and acquire nukes and not have some themselves. they are predicting an arms race in that region that will certainliy destabilize it and pt many lives at risk. >> there's been a long debate of how that arms race will start, but i don't think there is any question if iran is two to three months from having material to
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make a bomb and then can weaponize it very quickly that you'll have much more than an arms race. you'll have a real threat to our security, to israel and to the region. this agreement allows us to make sure that we have our security fortified as well as israel's. and the worst thing for that region would be to have an addition to iranian aggression, which won't stop deal or no deal, and we have to be mor mo e more aggressive and more determined to stop that aggression. what you don't want with aggression is a country like iran with a nuclear weapon in the short term, especially. i think this deal helps to forestall that, but we're going to have to do a lot of work to enforce this agreement, hold iran accountable and also be aggressive against them in the region. >> we're preparing to hear from secretary kerry to discuss more of those concerns. senator casey, thank you so much for your time.
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let's listen up. >> i'm delighted to see so many young people with us. i know school has started and i know the choice between coming here and sitting in class was a very tough one. we're glad you made the choice you did. i am particularly grateful that senator luger chose to come here this morning in order to introduce me and to reaffirm his support for this agreement. but i'm even more grateful for his service to our country over a course of a lifetime. as a former colleague of his on the foreign relations committee, which he referred to in his introduction, i can bear witness that dick luger is one of the two legislative pathfinders of recent times with a long record of foreign policy accomplishments, and what he has made is a lasting legacy of making this world safer. he is also someone who has consistently placed our
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country's interests above any other consideration. and he has a very deep understanding of how best to prevent nuclear weapons from falling into the wrong hands. he is one of our experts when it comes to that judgment. so it is appropriate that the senator is here with us this morning, and i think every one of us here joins in saying thank you, dick, for your tremendous service. [ applause ] >> it's also fitting to be here in philadelphia on home ground in this absolutely magnificent center with the constitution, the liberty bell and one of our nation's most revered founders, benjamin franklin. and i must say i never quite anticipated, but this is one of the great vistas in america, and to be able to look down and see independence hall there is inspiring, i think, for all of us here. i would say a quick word about
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ben franklin. in addition to his many inventions and his special status as america's first diplomat, franklin is actually credited with being the first person known to have made a list of pros and cons, literally dividing a page in two and writing all the reasons to support a proposal on one side and all of the reasons to oppose it on the other. and this morning i would like to invite you, those here and those listening through the media, to participate in just such an exercise. because two months ago in vienna, the united states and five other nations, including permanent members of the u.n. security council, reached agreement with iran on ensuring the peaceful nature of that country's nuclear program. as early as next week, congress
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will begin voting on whether to support that plan. and the outcome will matter as much as any foreign policy decision in recent history. like senator luger, president obama and i are convinced without any reasonable doubt that the framework we have put forward will get the job done. and in that assessment, we have excellent company. last month 29 of our nation's top nuclear physicists and nobel prize winners, scientist, for one week to the other, con grat laid the president for what they called, quote, a technically sound, innovative deal that will provide the necessary assurance that iran is not making nuclear
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weapons. they praised the agreement for its approach and for preventing what they need for the material to make a bomb. today i will lay out the facts that caused scientists and many other experts to reach the conclusions that they have. i will show you why the agreed plan will make the united states, israel, the gulf states and the world safer. i want to explain how it gives us the access that we need to ensure that iran's nuclear program remains wholly peaceful while preserving every option to respond if iran fails to meet its commitments. i will make clear that the key elements of the agreement will last not for 10 or 15 years, as some are trying to assert, or
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for 20 or 25, but they will last for the lifetime of iran's nuclear program. and i will disspell some of the false information that's been circulating about the proposal in which congress is soon going to vote. now, for this discussion, there is an inescapable starting point, a place where every argument made against the agreement must confront a stark reality, the reality of how advanced iran's nuclear program had become and where it was headed when presidents obama and rouhani launched the diplomatic process that concluded this past july. two years ago, in september of 2013, we were facing an iran
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that had already mastered the uranium that could fully enrich 10 to 12 bugs, an iran that was already enriching uranium to the level of 20%. which is just below weapons gra grade, an iran that had already installed 10,000-plus centrifuges, and an iran that was moving rapidly to commission a heavy water reactor able to produce enough weapons-grade plutonium for an efficient one or two a year. that, my friends, is where we were when we began our negotiations. and a well remembered moment the previous fall, israeli minister netanyahu had held up the
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cartoon of a bug to show just how dangerous iran's nuclear program had begun. and in 2013, he returned to that podium to warn that iran was positioning itself, kwoelt, to and much less prevent it. the prime minister argued rightly that the so-called breakout time, the interval required for iran to produce enough material for one bomb had dwindled to as low as two months, even though it would take significantly longer to actually build the bomb itself, using that fissile material. the prime minister's message was clear. iran had successfully transformed itself into a.
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in the obama administration, we were well aware of that troubling fact. more important, we were already responding to it. the record is ir refutable that over the course of two american administration administration, one of the toughest international sanctions regimes ever developed. but we also had to face an obvious fact. sanctions alone were not getting the job done. not even close. they were failing to slow, let alone halt, iran's relentless march toward a nuclear weapons capability. so president obama acted. he reaffirmed his vow that iran would absolutely not be permitted to have a nuclear weapon. he marshalled support from this principal to every corner of the
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international community. he made clear and to find a way to not only stop but to throw in reverse iran's rapid expansion of its nuclear program. as we announced our strategy, we. we are with our own committee to ensure that the amounts we saw on paper would be effective in reality. we consulted with congress and our international allies and friends. we examined carefully every step that we might take to close off each of iran's potential pathways of course, they had to
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stand some of the most painstaking scrutiny. we knew that. so we made clear from the outside that we would not settle for anything t. we want to create an iran of effective and lasting duration. we began with an interim agreement reached in geneva, a joint plan of action. it accomplished diplomatically what sanctions alone could never have done or did. it will halted the advance of iran's nuclear activities, and it is critical to note -- you don't hear much about it, but it's critical to note that for more than 19 months now, iran has complied with every requirement of that plan. but this was just a first step.
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from that moment we pushed ah d ahead, seeking a broad and enduring agreement, sticking with our core positions, maintaining unity among a diverse negotiating group of partners. and we arrived at the good and effective deal that we had sought. i ask you today and in the days ahead, as we have watched members of congress over the course of these last months, considering the facts of what we achieved and for jurisdiction. >> the difference between where we were two years ago and where we are now and where we can be in the future. without this agreement, iran's so-called breakout time was about two months. with this agreement, it will increase by a factor of six for at least a year, and it will remain at that level for a decade or more.
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without this agreement, iran could double the number of its operating sen tri fujs almost overnight and considering expanding with ever more efficient designs. >> in this agreement, iran will be reduced. iran could stop expanding its supply of stock oil which is rich uranium. it's now about 10 kill grams, -- kilograms. with that agreement, it will shrink some more to 8% and no more than 3 kilograms for 15 years. without this agreement, iran's heavy water reactor will soon be able to produce enough mental
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capacity. with that agreement, the core of that actor will be removed and filled with concrete and iran may never be permitted to produce any weapons grade plutonium. without this agreement, the iea would not have assured access to undeclared locations in iran where suspicious activity might be taking place. the agency could seek access, but if iran objected, there would be no sure method for resolving a dispute in a finite period, which is exactly what has led us to where we are today. that's standoff. with this agreement, the iaea can go wherever the evidence leads. no facility, declared or undeclared, will be off limits and there is a time certain for assuring access.
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there is no other in which it applies. in addition, the iaea will have more inspectors moving around using modern tech norlg, and cameras that are always watching 24/7. 365. further, iran has agreed to never pursue chief. so the agreement deems not only with the production of fissile manically. because of these limit tagz and guarantees, we can without this agreement, the iranians would
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have several potential path ways to a bomb. with it they won't have any. the plutonium pathway will be blocked because it won't have a reactor producing plutonium for a weapon and it won't build any more avenue i water react orz for at least 16 years, we have the ability to watch them and know precisely what they're doing p. >> the country would not enrich uranium to a level higher than 3.67%. let me be clear. no one can build a bottom from a skok pile of 300 kill grams of your neighborhood and not go over 7.63%.
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it's just not possible. under our plan there will be 24/7 monitoring of iran's key nuclear facilities. as soon as we start the implementation, inspectors will be. as it is mined, then mill, then. this means that for a quarter of a century, at least every activity throughout the nuclear fuel chain will receive added scrutiny. >> we will be unlocking key secrets and components to iran to make sure none none were diverted to a covert program. if iran did decide to cheat, its technicians would have to do
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more than bury a processing pilt. they would have to come up with a complete and a nuclear secret supply chain, a secret milling facility, a secret conversion facility, a secret enrichment community. and our energy department which manages our nuclear program and nuclear weapons, both agree iran could never get away with such a deception. and if we have even a shadow of doubt that illegal are activity on, the regime will do something to uncover the truth, or iran will be there and they can snap back into place. we also have other options to assure compliance, if any.
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it is no wonder that this plan sterts on nuclear dawn proliferation among others. more than 60 former top national security officials, more than 100 retired on bicycles. people who served under democratic and republican as our retired generals of all five in the up formed one of the many endeavors of the last century and now served as national security adviser to two republican presidents. he is also among many of the respected figures that are supporting it. internationally, the agreement is being backed with one exception by each of the 100 countries that have taken a formal position. the agreement was also endorsed
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by the united nations security council, by a vote of 15-0. this not only says something very significant about the quality of the plan, particularly when you consider that five of those countries are permanent members of their own nuclear powers, but it should also invite reflection from those who believe the united states can walk away from this without causing grave harm to our reputation, relationships and interests. you probably heard the plan, that because of our strength, because of the power of oufr ban -- our banks, all america has to do if congress rejects this plan is return to the bargaining table, puff out our chests and demand a better deal. i heard one critic say he would use sanctions to give iran a choice between having an economy or having a nuclear program.
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thaet a very purchly sound bite, but tt has no basis. when our nation came together or crossed party lines to enact round after round after round of economic sanctions against iran. but remember, even the tough test decisions didn't stop iran's trading program from speed ahead. we have already been there. >> we are listening to a very passionate speech from secretary of state john kerry. he's at the national institution center. this speech comes just about an hour after we've learned that senator barbara mikulski will become the 34th vote following bob casey and chris coons yesterday in support of this iran nuclear deal. let me bring in senior political editor mark murray. he joins us live. obviously this speech still
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applies even with this critical -- yes, from barbara mikulski, john kerry noting with that with former vice president dick cheney. >> yes, they ended up having 34 democrats who would essentially be able to work any type of veto override. but tamron, there is another important number that the white house is gunning for, and that is 41. and there's the possibility if you end up having 41 senate democrats who support the iran deal but they could simply filibuster an getting detail back. >> what is the prospect of reaching that 41? >> if they get to 41, it is ray
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decision where all the other undecided democrats essentially say, 34 numbers have now been reached, let's all get on board. and you end up hitting that 41 number pretty easily. on the other hand, it looks like in 2016. maybe i'll vote against this iran deal. >> i do want to get you caught up on other news we're following, including this big story developing right now. local schools in and around the chicago suburb are closed right now as the manhunt expand for three men suspected in the murder of a police officer. charles joseph gliniewicz was killed yesterday after he was on foot for three suspicious
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suspects. with some 400 police officers on the ground and in the air working to track down these suspects who, it, have only been described as two white males and one black man. >> that's why we're here and that's why we have so many marked units in the area. we want the community to know we're out here, we're keeping them safe, we're here to protect them, and anything that they see that's suspicious, out of the ordinary, they need to call in. >> officer gliniewicz' death comes amid high tensions in the law enforcement community after a series of deadly attacks on police officers. last friday texas deputy sheriff darren goforth was killed execution style while refueling his patrol car at a gas station. also last week, two louisiana officers were killed in separate incidents. nbc's john yang joins us live with this manhunt in illinois. we've been following this story
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since it started here. with the description being so vague, it seems an impossible search if authorities aren't able to disclose, and they don't have, at least they aren't gig out, a very detailed description. they team to be going by this suspicious activity. they have moved away from the very narrow around the spot where lieutenant glen wits's body was found. they gave that up about 10:00 last night after they were unable to find the three suspects in this area. it seems an admission they've gotten beyond this area. they've replaced it with what they call saturation patrols, increased police presence. but they say they'll keep pressing this search until all
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three suspects are in custody. overnight federal, state and local authorities executed the massive intense manhunt for threet men suspected of gunning down lieutenant charles gl gliniewicz, a married father of four sons. reporters say gliniewicz was on routine patrol this sunday evening. when backup arrived -- fellow officers found him shot, his gun and other gear missing. >> heavily armed officers in swat gear flooded the area, in the air with helicopters, on the ground with k-9 units. told to stay behind locked
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door doors. >> the community is on edge. >> i won't be going home until i know that everything is okay. >> a cross box where people paid tribute to the officers, we trained and we trained hard. >> for three decades, he mentored young people, giving them a taste of law enforcement as he posted on face facebook. he makes all of us want to become a police officer more and more. >> lieutenant gliniewicz had been on the police force for about 30 years. he was talking about retirement at the end of last month but the police chief chopped about any more. tamron? >> protesters are gathered outsd a baltimore courthouse where a hearing is under way today for the six officers.
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or 13,000 financial advisors who say thank you? it's why edward jones is the big company that doesn't act that way. we're following developing news out of baltimore. a lot going on on the ground there. protesters have gathered outside a courthouse where a hearing has just wrapped up for six baltimore police officers who are charged in the death of freddie gray. at least one protester was arrested this morning. the officers have all pleaded not guilty for charges ranging from second degree assault to second degree murder. freddie gray died last year while suffering a spinal cord injury while in police custody. joining me now, casey lauer who followed the case. casey, thank you for joining us. i'm looking at the traffic of other protesters out there. i don't know if you know exactly
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what's going on, but at some point police told them to disperse as a number of them gathered for this hearing. >> yeah, i talked to a handful of people on the ground who are still unclear, as often is the cases when these protests are becomi becomi becoming louder and people were asked to disperse. >> so this hearing is one of multiple hearings that will take place this month to decide a number of things, which include whether or not they're moving the trial out of baltimore and whether the charges should be dismissed, even a focus on the attorney who became so very well known when she decided to pursue this case against these officers.
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>> the attorneys and the officers intended from the very beginning that they wanted state's attorney marilyn mosby removed from this case. they said her first case was a pep rally and not a news conference. so it was raised by the police that ms. mosby who is married to a state councilmember, it raises a question of whether she will be fair. so they will probably deal with this request saying they would like to see a different prosecutor. >> also the possibility of moving this trial out of baltimore, what are you hearing whether that's something we will see happen? >> there's a number of high profile cases and it's the same
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back and forth. the boston marathon was one of them, and ultimately it ended up being held in boston. >> thank you so much for joining us. again, we'll keep our eye on the situation on the ground in baltimore as this hearing has already wrapped up. also coming up, the buzz over biden. in just a few hours, the vice president will deliver his first big speech since speculation ramped up over his possible 2016 run. we could get an answer on whether or not he will run in just a few days. plus, jeb bush's new effort to take down the frontrunner donald trump. up next a new response from trump this morning over accusations that he's a fake conservative.
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run with a high profile trip to florida. of course, we know that's a key swing state and it comes as hillary clinton is looking increasingly more vulnerable in a major poll amid the controversy that continues over her e-mail server. biden tells msnbc news that he is looking at his chances. with the draft biden super pac, they have taken a major step of hiring staff in south carolina, another key state. thank you so much for joining us. >> thanks. >> let's look at the timeline. we heard it could be a few days from now before the vice president decides to make a big announcement. others say the clock is ticking for october 13 so that is the realtime line. what do you see here? >> i don't think the vice president is going to make a decision based on any timeline other than his own, whether it's
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a debate deadline or the chattering class saying he's got to do this or he's got to do that. it's a very personal decision, it's a very complex decision, and i think he's going to do it, like i say, on his own timeline. there are some who say he can't wait, but to your earlier point, there hasn't even been a single democratic debate. there is plenty of time to get into this race. plenty of time to get into this race. >> he certainly is in a unique situation having run for president twice, of course being the vice president now whereas others would have to start from zero and speed very quickly to 100. he's in the establishment, he's very liked in many key states as is the case in florida where he is now. >> he's in florida giving a speech today on community colleges. this is something he cares about. he sees community college as a real bridge to the middle class for americans. he thinks community colleges ought to be free for americans, and tomorrow he's going to speak tie large jewish audience to
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talk about the iran deal. so you're seeing the vice president doing what he has said he would do, which would be the best vice president that he can be, taking a lead on two important policies in this administration, one domestic, one foreign policy, and i think it's these kinds of skills ask the -- and these kind of topics that resonate with voters and with americans. >> to your point, domestic policy issue, clenolleges which we've heard from, hillary clinton on the affordability of college, to your meeting with a key jewish organization as well at a very critical time as right now the secretary of state is discussing this iran nuclear deal. to your point, robert, it is his timeline and we know a very hard decision that is being thought out for a number of reasons, from the passing of his son, also the loyalty to the party. with that said, these two speeches alone would lead some to believe that the answer is yes, it's just the matter of what day to announce it.
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>> you know, obviously there is political drama any time any politician goes to florida because of the nature of the state and its history in american politics. but i think what you're seeing here is the vice president being vice president. i don't think this is a particular moment in his lexicon or his decision-making process other than to keep doing the kinds of things that he thinks are important and are most critical and most valuable to this administration. certainly the iran deal at this moment is at the very top of that list. >> all right. well, we'll see what happens today. robert, we greatly appreciate you joining us. now to developments in the race for the republican presidential nomination, beginning now with this war of words between donald trump and jeb bush that shows no sign of letting up. firing the latest shot just this morning, the republican frontrunner. >> he's doing very poorly in the polls, he's a very low energy kind of guy and he had to do
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something, so they're spend inga lot of money on ads. he has a lot of money from the hedge guys raising money on lobbyists. let's see what happened. so far everybody that's attacked me has gone down. >> that was, of course, in response to the ad jeb bush released yesterday, portraying trump as no conservative and bashing trump in two areas of availability. >> i am pro choice in every respect. as far as single payer, it works in canada, it works incredibly well in scotland. >> who would you like representing the united states in a deal with iran in this regime there? >> i think hillary would do a good job. >> this is not a guy who is a conservative. using his own words is not a mischaracterization. >> let's bring in our "news nation" political panel today, republican strategist who served as spokeswoman for president
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george w. bush. for spanish language media, also with us, daniel. all the while we know that jeb bush is not wildly popular with the conservative party. so is this effective? >> it's got to be more effective than what he was doing before, which was sort of lying low, and we see where that's gotten jeb bush in the polls. certainly there are issues with him on immigration, on education, but there is no question but that jeb bush has been a conservative all along, and there is a real question about that with donald trump. we know what he says now and maybe he believes everything he says now, but it's something very different from what he believed in, indeed what he considered running on when he wanted to be the reform party nominee 15 years ago. it's certainly a valid thing.
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i think it's refreshing finally seeing someone take trump seriously. the guy may be clownish himself but he's got a real campaign apparatus now and they'll have to engage him. >> you said the conservatives have an issue with jeb bush, so when he does attack donald trump and use some of the old sound from him saying, i'm from new york and everyone in new york is a democrat. we obviously know that's not true, but that's his explanation here. donald trump is always able to go back to, were it not for me, we would not be talking about immigration, and he sees jeb bush as being weak on immigration. >> he can do that, but as jeb can also point out, donald trump himself has been much more of a pro-immigrant guy in the past and has taken those sorts of positions before. he was bakesically trying to campaign against pat buchanan,
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the 2000 reform party suggesting pat buchanan was not the right guy on immigration. >> as you heard dana say, this is a smart strategy, at least head back, do something. but when you look at the timeline, did jeb bush allow this guy to be some roaring tiger when he should have been swatting him when he was a cat. >> i think donald trump was going to bulldoze everything in his way. in the summer, it's really us political folks and reporters that are really honed in -- >> i'm going to interrupt you. i've got roots in texas, roots around the midwest. i was just in london. everyone, emma thompson, the actress, the first thing she said to me was, what's going on with the u.s. politics? yes, traditionally, everyone and their grandmother on facebook these days and the tweets that are coming in.
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>> well, that's a good point, but also you have to think that now it's going to be talk about double or triple that. now i think you'll see even more political engagement in terms of what's happening around this race? does jeb bush have the opportunity to change the narrative? all he had to do was go forward and stop the bullying tactics. donald trump has effectively been able to dominate the media. he's calling in to shows all the time, and it's something that has been working for him. >> to your point trying to get your voice heard, carly fiorina tweeting out just a short time ago, thank you, ben carson and donald trump, who spoke out in support of a fair debate process. it appears, mercedes, that cnn will alter its original debate rule plan, and this could, and it seems likely, allow carly
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fiorina to be, quote, unquote, on that main stage. >> we saw the last poll that came out just yesterday. the ppp poll 1% to 5%, which she's beating out senator rand paul and governor chris christie. i mean it was definitely, i think, a right move for cnn. quite frankly, i think we're all waiting for that exchange between donald trump and carly fiorina. i think that's going to be an interesting moment in the deb e debate. >> i think you're spot on, on that. she's thanking ben carson who is surging slowly but surely and donald trump, the one guy on the stage i think many people wanting to see her take on and here the tweet is thanking those two people for rooting for her to be on the stage. >> look, i think she's just celebrating the fact that it appears that she is going to get on the stage. i think that was a no-brainer. because she's surging in the polls, she's the only woman potentially on the stage.
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i think -- and she's a great debater so you want her there. the larger problem is are they going to have more than ten on the stage. is it going to be just such a huge mess of people that nobody is actually able to break through. but definitely you want carly fiorina on that stage. >> thank you both for joining, greatly appreciate it. up next, as i mentioned, i chatted with british actress emma thompson in london and, of all things, as mentioned she talked about american politics and donald trump. >> donald trump is like some weird film. you know, it's like some film is happening in the states. >> more of what she had to say about that film or reality show. it's one of the things we just thought you should know. we'll be right back.
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welcome back. there's a lot going on this morning and here are some things we just thought you should know before we ending the show. several major food companies are reportedly calling a truce with
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first lady michelle obama over her push for healthier school lunches. companies like schwan's which provides pizzas to 75% of the schools and general mills are quietly backing away from their opposition to the healthy hunger free kids act. now, according to politico, it turns out they are actually seeing a boost in profits from their healthier recipes. as donald trump maintains that lead in the polls, here at home he's also getting a lot of attention overseas, even from academy award-winning actress emma thompson, who had this to say about trump when i sat down with her in london yesterday. >> we will hold hands and try to contact the living. you know, we're just what's going on. donald trump? it's like some weird film. you know, it's like some film is happening in the states where you go, oh, what's the next episode? >> we'll see what the next episode brings and those other things we just thought you should know. that does it for this edition of "news nation."
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right now on "andrea mitchell reports," manhunt. right now an hour north of chicago. the search is expanding for the killers of a veteran police officer slain yesterday. today attorney general loretta lynch spoke about this rise in the killing of police officers around the country. >> i strongly condemn these recent and brutal police shootings in texas and in illinois. we have had four more guardians slain. and frankly, our hearts are broken over this. victory lap. the white house hits the magic number today. enough senate votes to sustain the iran deal. in philadelphia today, secretary of state kerry vigorously defending the deal from critics, especially israel. >> i take a back seat to no one in my commitment for the security of israel. the people of israel will be
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safer with this deal and the same is true for the people throughout the region. >> and test run. joe biden heads to key battleground states today on official business, but sources tell me he's seriously considering another run for the white house. republicans wouldn't mind scrambling the democratic deck. >> i think it's good for the democratic party. i'd love to see joe run. so my attitude is go for it, joe. good day, i'm andrea mitchell in washington. the search has expanded in fox lake, illinois, for three men suspected of killing a police officer, lieutenant charles gliniewicz. authorities say lieutenant gliniewicz was on routine patrol tuesday when he was fatally shot after pursuing three suspects engaged in so-called suspicious activity. today officials said that