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>> that's tonight's last word. msnbc's gonna complete coverage of tomorrow's primaries, including georgia, starting tomorrow night, seven eastern. the 11th hour with my friend stephanie ruhle begins right now. stephanie ruhle begins right now. tonight, the future elections and best law freedoms on the ballot tomorrow in cuba around remarries. including in the state at the epicenter of the big lie. you put a screen endorsement test, mike pence bravely breaking ranks. could trump scripts on the gop be slipping? and as russia's war enters a
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third month, ukraine's president asks corporate leaders for some sanctions. saying a santa decide whether boot force will rule the world. of the 11th hour against underway on this monday night. good evening once again, seven-year-old. a lot of shopping today. so let's get smarter. the evil of another big primary day, with political elections tomorrow and for the front states that includes the battleground state of georgia where polls are set to open in just a few hours from now. there are two men leveling for the republican nomination for governor. brian kemp and david perdue. this race also i like the way clear rift between donald trump who endorsed perdue and his former vice president mike pence police very clearly black income. pence walk in a rally, and usually five. >> it was good to be back in
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georgia so many patriots paving the way for historic republican victory six months where no one will win back the house and the senate and reelect governor brian kemp for four more years in the state house. >> poll showed completing purdue by double digits, which is obviously well ahead of the 50% that's required so voided runoff. trump is set to have this done some self recently from purdue as those poll numbers dropped. but tonight, the former data telephone rally for purdue, where he yet again pushed the false allegations of the 2020 election, calling it frauds, and telling voters this, kemp allowed the georgia election to be rigged and stolen. it he's lying you guys. the candidate trump is supporting as asked whether he will accept the results of
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thomas jaime, and his we said. >> it depends. it's a straight-up election, a runoff support to make sure i have my money. >> state say runcie is expected to be the democratic nominee for governor general election. she ran against biden come back in 2018 and lost. this weekend, abrams made headlines with the cessna spawned by things are going interstate and there comes leadership. >> i'm tired of hearing about being the best state of this country to do the business, when we are the worst state in the country to live. now, somebody's gonna try to politifact me on this, so let me contextualize. when you're number 48 for mental health, we are number one for maternal mortality, when you have an incarceration rate that's on the rise and wages that are on the decline, then you are not the number one place to live in the united states, but we can get there.
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if you see, georgia is capable of greatness. we just need greatness to be in our governor's office. >> those cameras left a lot of people speechless, but not david perdue. he had a lot to say what iran is on our comments the radio program it was on earlier today, listen to this. >> the george stacey said this weekend? they said charges the worst place in the country to live. hey, she and from here, but i go back where she came from. be a backyard pantry. she doesn't care bad people georgia. police always she dane 18, we gotta do undocumented workers, and she told black farmers, they don't need to be on the farm, and still black workers, you don't need to be -- she had demeaning her own racial man. >> remaining our own, race also by, as she was asked about it
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earlier this evening in a conversation with my colleague joy reid, and here's what she had to say. >> i think it was artfully deliver it. my points that i made many times, and my passion making the sport is important. because we are listening to brian kemp give a night of about a record of those now reflect reality. i think that regardless of which republican it is, i have yet to hear them articulate a plan for the future of georgia. >> we are also still keeping a close eye on the republican senate race and pennsylvania between our doctor oz then mccormack. it is still too close to call, i likely headed to a runoff. tonight, nbc news reports mccormack is suing to try to make sure certain on dated mail-in ballots are not disqualified in the vote count, so stay into their. with that, let's bring in our lead panel. tom, if high t, and patricia
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murphy. but russia, you've got some great advantage means on there, talk to us. david perdue ran a campaign focused, based on trump's absolutely false allegation was stolen election. and then today, despite being none double digits in the polls, he actually had stolen whether his gun acts out tomorrow's results. i want to remind people, this is what he said during a debate with brian kemp. ron >> first of, let me be clear. the election in 2020 was rigged and stolen. all that started in georgia when our governor allowed radical democrats selection. >> tonight, purdue's way back
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in the polls. tomorrow's election really a referendum on the big lie? >> i think it is, i think is a referendum on the big lie. it's on donald trump. ideas on whether there is space in the republican party in georgia and around the country to be a conservative, to be someone else up was lunchrooms policies, but does not support donald trump every step of the way. that's the very narrow path that biden -- excuse me, brian kemp has been trying to carve with this huge feud going on against donald trump. we've seen the purdue put them at the very center of his campaign. and that is not even enough to knock off this governor. it hasn't been enough to slow down this governor. and so, david perdue did not do more than that. he did not do enough. and we're in for the voting vote, they're so tired of this narrative.
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they want to look forward, they don't older black anymore. i live for doing all job are only looking back. >> two career, brian kemp, and his former vp, i want to share what trump said today about pence. his one-time vice president, not supporting the guy trump wants to see loose. rank up. >> i'm very disappointed, in mike. he disappointed me. he had a great opportunity. >> on one hand, you don't have to be that race to back ryan come. he's way ahead. but on the other, help us understand what went to pence's decision to break with trump, and how much has this gotten under his skin? >> it really fascinating. i'm very interested. he never goes entirely hard at
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plans after these things. when pence such oppose ron. offenses doing usually is always them, campaigning methodically, and very deliberately. it was interesting, look at the lead up into this. on the actually? this was right after the nebraska primary right establishment, pete pickets, a gop donor family, that behind an establishment. and they beat by the trump endorsement. also one of the people and additional sexual soul of allegations. those who have the generous six events. and pence does this, but when he actually goes tonight to georgia, he doesn't talk about it. instead, he talks about it that he is launching attacks on stacey abrams.
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he does is that joke routine, with six. police is a far-left, and the far-left doesn't know the fiery hands doing. but he does move, us diseases actions it and they want to move fast thought. it is when you look at in the polls, is six of them believed by elijah number of overtaken, but it's not a defining issue will. i guess not just, this guy said earlier, david but do builds this campaign around the some of those and dry. voters. pence is a good of the action. you have to watch what he's doing, nobody is saying. >> if he's saying that a lot of tylenol of the far-left founders doing. law there fighting with one
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other. how poisons is the governor race to the non microbe likens. but i camp vic to give them a boost? >> y'all. i think what i'm about to show saying are true. i agree with them. it was able to surely manage being at the very top of trump's enemies list. but i don't record those successful. these are hoping voters if we're going in order to build that leads. who's on a lackluster campaign in the lyerly seem like inside is headed. i think people are looking minus k from the big lie, republicanism, are going to be very excited about the magenta that by income points by. i know former president trump will end the season of these by my contests with a great record, but i do think that it is
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fantasy to say that, on the, whole the republican primary electorate is ready to move past a donald trump. he still controls the r and the. he has a huge following, and a huge influence, and it's really hard to say that something like brian kemp winning things, a little bit of comfort, it doesn't mean that donald trump is going to step away with his big fourth win the primary electorates and the republican party that make the most of these decisions. >> he's not going away anytime soon. there's also some analyses supporting. jody hice, and this is in the race for secretary of state. isis is warning against the current secretary of state, brad raffensperger. he's a guy who resisted trump sets them to get him to find, quote, 11,000 votes.
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remember that phone call you guys? what a great phone call you guys? >> that raises looking that even. and that's a better result than we expected from brad roethlisberger. that's likely to go to a runoff. but at the very beginning, our profile about brad raffensperger who, and said, can you give me something on the record about working with brad roethlisberger. home not one republican in the state we go on the record to support. they only saw mother that man walking. so from to me in this race neck and neck, those are the most important right on the bologna talking about the referendum on the big lie because that's all the spices about about the election machinery, who's gonna oversee the next election,
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that's with us about. so we've seen a number of democrats crossover to vote in this republican primary just for brad raffensperger. talked about, i can't vote for brian kemp, they don't want jody hice. so this is a hugely important race, probably the most important and will be watching that closely. >> it's nice that kind of guy who would've found those 11,000 votes? >> heise said he would've listened to the president. he has said that he surprised all jump and said he would do something very different the next time around and he is talking specifically about i-20 for. >> did you hear that guys, you can vote for him guys he will be bad guy. tom, if kemp once, so we spent a lot more of mike pence? >> yeah.
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devin you have video coming up guys. he's been doing this periodically. he selected with these things. his mask we've stagecraft is amazing. trump was gutted the media messaging and working us in the media industry. pundits that politics. it is a good since we're timing, make it accurate well. of england's name is, we're almost into june, a lot of two big events. the generous six media hearings
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were coming up, if you suffer that will have a supreme court overturn roe v. wade. so, it'll be a slow turn. >> i've almost no time left, but a bathrobe activists. a dispute that trump has a good swath of phones. because a lot of media. illustrative the facts. trump lost and voted by them in 2020, and right after that, the two gop senate candidates are also running lost the democrats. why would anyone consider him as a kingmaker in georgia in 2022, coming off a couple of? >> they produced that trump has not gotten mine aside, but
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trump kept losing. >> they told voters that system is waived, and the states elected to democrats. something that's on the biden administration and the democratic party. it will expect to win the seats. and both by is one up. david perdue's argument is, those voters who stay home will call out of the woodwork. then frequent voters will come out from. again, trump doesn't care the logic is. he just wants want to run against biden camp. they were purdue told kemp he would not do it, and he did anyway. this lawsuit drama you guys. crossing trump strategies rational, of saying in georgia, then on trump republicans will have success. it doesn't mean they'll have to make an going absolutely. >> we'll see what happens, thank you guys for coming. tom, and patricia.
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people are looking at one metric and trying to extrapolate and entire narrative. and then activists very quickly. voter suppression is not about stopping voting. it is about impeding certain voters from participating. >> stacey abrams expected to easily win her party's nomination in georgia's primary for governor tomorrow. as the new york times points out, there is growing concern that even the strongest candidate might not be able to outrun the current president's approval ratings as one democratic voter in georgia put it, quote, i think 2020 was a
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referendum on trump. i just don't know if there's that same energy in 2022. so let's discuss. i'm gonna bring in the ceo of the new georgia project, a voter registration group that was founded by stacey abrams, under her leadership, the group has registered more than 400,000 george's to vote. i haven't seen in quite some time. it is great to have you join us tonight. early voting turnout, turnout in georgia primaries has already set records. now, republicans argue this proves that the election law they passed last year is not suppressing votes. democrats have argued they just had to work a lot harder. who is right? >> i'd say that leader abrams as right, with a package that you just showed. but again, it is not about stopping voting. but it's about making it more difficult for certain types of americans to participate in our democracy, to participate in our elections. i will remind your viewers that president trump, it is grace
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former president of the united states, loss in the greatest state of georgia by the margin of 12,000 votes. so george's america's newest swing state. if it's america's newer battleground state, then these 0.001 5% margins are absolutely matter. and in conveniently saying, a dozen voters, at a few dozen polling locations, could absolutely be the difference maker. and it is a critical, key elections in our state. and i think that that is what their plans are, that that is what their ambition is, to inject as much confusion, frustration, in the process as possible. to discourage people from participating, and again, inject confusion, and to invalidate and cancel enough votes to continue to swing elections. and quite frankly, georgians aren't having it. >> what's for the weekend, my colleague, joy reid, says it
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pretty instructing. where she says, black voters vote sometimes in self-defense, to preserve their rights including voting history, access to health care. tell me what you see in georgia, because sometimes we hear the argument, people aren't getting enough, they're not going to vote because their voices aren't being heard. and joy argues that sometimes you need to vote to preserve the rights you have. >> absolutely. i cannot underscore how strategic we have found this new generation of voters, black voters voters of color period, and non voters, that there are things that georgians want to win for themselves. so, they are looking for champions, and people to send to washington, d.c., and to send to this state capitol in order to do their work. that being absolutely on top so folks's minds, access to jobs, housing, we are still in the middle of a pandemic, right? half of georgia's counties
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don't have ob/gyn's, the minimum wage in the state is $5.15. and so, when we think about how we train our organizers, right? that we have twice as many years as you do mouths. so it is imperative that you listen to georgians, and you understand what their priorities are. and then, we commit the act of voting. so it's not a guy that you want to have a beer with, that people are voting for. it is who will co-govern with the people? who will listen to georgians? and i think the other thing, georgia actually recognizes the power of their vote. listen, we have supreme court justice, ketanji brown jackson, because of the 50 vote majority in the united states senate, georgia voters know that they were -- 80% of american households got some sort of economic relief, through the american rescue plan, right? georgia voters know that they did that, right? so understanding the power of
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the vote, yes there are presence of approval ratings are going down. yes the gop has made up of a bunch of critically executed or fail to execute a murder plot against the vice president of the united states, right? yes, there are tons of things that we want to win for ourselves, and our families, and things that we want to preserve, like bodily autonomy. and we understand that while voting isn't a silver bullet, it is important tool that georgians can use to build a georgia and build a country that we feel like our families deserve. people know that, and they understand that. and they're showing up to vote in historic numbers, as a way to underscore that point. >> which is why what they're saying on fox news is so ridiculous and untrue about black voters in the state of georgia. watch this. >> the oddest thing about biden is that he is right. we are in a worse civil rights crisis in 50 years. it's called his presidency,
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because he is divided this country. he's a cute like the character of half the country. he's the worst president for blacks. >> the worst president for blacks. for fact sake, let us breakdown for our audience president biden your point nominated the first black woman now confirmed to surrender the supreme court. the white house says, its american rescue plan has got black child poverty by 33%. and a news initiatives have promoted investments in historic black schools, and in black communities. so when you hear the far-right make this argument, biden is bad for black america, to any black people here that nonsense? it's a lie. >> it's absolutely a lie. listen, what i do know is that the disinformation campaigns that the republican party and fox news, it's mouthpiece, continuing to push, and they're not having the impact that they would like. like, it's getting more sophisticated, digital media literacy is very much a part of
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our plan to win, and our organizing, and how we are doing civic education, and voter education. and they're lying. these are the same people who promoted the big lie, right? these are the same people who essentially gave us donald trump as the president. they have zero credibility, and i want to remind you that the january 6th blocked, butler failed murder plot to kill the vice president of the united states. they identified 535 alternative electors, so that they can interfere with the electoral college vote count. they smeared feces on the wall of the peoples house. and these are the votes that are providing the cover, and doing everything that they can to bend over backwards, so to explain their behavior. they had zero credibility. they know nothing about black voters. and we should treat them as such. >> the truth matters, but only if you see it. nse ufot, thank you for joining us tonight. you've got a busy day tomorrow.
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intermediaries. so, i don't accept any kind of meeting with anyone coming from the russian federation. but the president of the russian federation. >> as we enter day 90 of the album of the russian invasion, ukraine's president says he will only negotiate with vladimir putin himself. who does not facing defections from within his own government. a career diplomat resigned saying this, in part, their glass of war unleashed by putin 's against the entire western community. it is very sad to see. those from putin himself. so cal perry, what is the like in kyiv? >> the heaviest fighting
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continues to be in the eastern part of the country. also the russian forces concentrated their efforts. i was just a few months ago and they're trying to get to the capital, for their pushback, now they pivoted to the eastern part, and the bombardment there is brutal. those north korea, there was an air strike, it killed 89 people. if confirmed, will be the deadliest single attack. craig's idea of how it's biden damages. how widespread the dot is. some 50 to 100 ukrainian soldiers can be dying every single day already some front. here in the capital, really is an interesting juxtaposition. yeah people got about their daily lives trying to repair their lives, reunite with family members. and, fact the government was brought and the burned out shells of russian tanks and put them around the capitol here, because people cannot travel to irpin arbery and cough to where this fighting was, because, of course, travel was restricted. the government was to get
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people back on their feet, but we want people to keep in mind how vicious and bloody the wars. stephanie? >> cal perry, thanks so much. or get deeper and bring in alex clemente. he was the director of eurasia research focusing on the political economy monetary issues. alex, i'm so glad you're here. as you mentioned, zelenskyy spoke before supposedly unavailable meaningless levels. these are corporate leaders, government leaders, oftentimes or similar graphics. even on this year. why as this is the more sanctions and no commitment any banks, no trading whatsoever the russian oil. why dabo's? >> i think as long as he's or hot something very important, which is the worst may start to lose interest in the conflict. for three months into this war, as kelso, ukrainians have shown astounding heroism, pushing the russians back from kyiv, away from kharkiv. russia thought this war would
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last three days, three months later, the shoppers on. what's happening is the war shifting into a more gruesome still main type of situation, where the russians have enough bodies, enough kind father told positions in the east in the south, but maybe not to push further with upward and declaring a mobilization, but she seemed skater leclerc. and on the other side, ukrainians have the heart, that determination, and we have the west and weapons to be the russians at bay. probably not drive them out entirely. so then you have a stalemate. people started to lose interest. i was going to end? business leaders are wondering. everyone thinks ukraine is on the right side of history. but how does it and? i will cost? i think is also used ask was to try to nip those apprehensions in the butt, and restore the moral clarity in purpose on this issue. >> let's talk about sanctions, are they working?
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because some people are losing interest. they are not happy, and we're paying for a gas because we've got to do this the russia. the sanctions. then you look over the russia, and the ruble is that a 52 week high. what's going on with that? >> the russians that are very good job of wanting beneficial impact of the sanctions. it's not a question of the sanctions office that russia back decades in terms of what kind of economy it is. this is not going to be an innovative modern is okay -- >> if i can be a innovative country before. putin has sacked. russia is bad. what the hell do they do, they have grain? putin is not good. >> their arms expert in the streets and setback by the sanctions. russia has been set back decades. but the question is, is this enough to change putin's calculus on the work? and so far, it seems it's not. the question with sanctions as always this, whose threshold of
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maine is higher? westendorp to seize that are concerned about economic issues like inflation we've talked, about a vladimir putin was concerned about the survival of this regime. >> right now, most answer? >> i think putin is willing to bear an awful lot of pain to do anything seniors do in ukraine. for him, this is an existential issue. we average voter, about why not. and that's the problem with zelenskyy's trying to solve. don't say, look, it doesn't matter. and does matter. even talk about the food inflation. part of the reason the food prices higher because we're has awaiting more my country, a major exporter of wheat and cooking oil. >> how much worse is that getting up? russia is blocking out those phone, and ukraine will not yield these grains help. >> looking at a lowers. joanna's already warned that the war in ukraine could push close to two billion people will sort of already,
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starvation, famine. and the issue is that, as you say, we greens can get of ukrainian ports. but also, russian fertilizer lining out of the world because people don't touch it. and russians are in something out of friendly countries. we're energy aspects of this. and it's a big problem, particularly for the global self, but also lower income people. people's rubles are going up, that is directly tied to the warren ukraine. >> so i do go from here? you have one of the month saying a lot, but it's all saying i'm gonna hide out here in geneva. do you see any moment on the russian side? >> look, it takes an extraordinarily high amount of personal conviction and courage to do our ambassador bonded of did. for one thing, is going up his entire career, let's not forget, he also go to jail for 15 years and russia everyone calling this a war. so criticism of the workers that are very high personal cost.
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i think his decision should be commended, we should welcome them as a source of insight and perspective on what's going on a russia. i would not expect but loads of russian diplomats to be jumping on bosa freedom over the next couple weeks. >> alex, he made a smarter, thanks, thanks for daniels, coming, up this time tomorrow, night we have a lot more insight into the political clout of the former guy, and the big lie he and many other republicans continue to push. more on what's to watch for when the 11th hour continues. 'so watch fo when the 11th hour continues when heartburn hits, fight back fast with tums chewy bites. fast heartburn relief in every bite. crunchy outside, chewy inside. ♪ tums, tums, tums, tums ♪ tums chewy bites [ marcia ] my dental health was not good. i had periodontal disease, and i just didn't feel well. but then i found clearchoice. [ forde ] replacing marcia's teeth with dental implants at clearchoice was going to afford her that permanent solution.
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new york times analysis, at least 357 sitting republican lawmakers in battleground states have already used the power of their office to discredit or try to overturn the results of the 2020 presidential election, which we know was free and fair. and that is why, we keep saying it, democracy itself is on the ballot these days. with us tonight to discuss, former florida republican congressman carlos cabell oh. and robert, former obama campaign senior adviser, and white house press secretary under president obama. both msnbc political analysts. congressman, this is a top prime example of why local elections a matter. i wanna share more from the times writes, quote, election and democracy experts say they see the rise of anti democratic impulses in state houses, as a clear, new threat to the health
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of american democracy. how worried are you? >> yes steph. this is a big deal. most of us are paying attention to the big primaries, like the pennsylvania last week, and of course george's coming up. these quite races that are getting a lot less attention, they can matter a lot, and they can make a big difference as to whether peoples votes counts or not. so there's a few organizations out there, issue one unite america who are paying attention to these close races, and trying to help the candidates that are just for election integrity, meaning that they're gonna respect the results of the election. but this is a growing problem, and it has to be removed, one election at a time. and right now, it seems like unfortunately, people on the wrong side of this issue have a lot of momentum. >> the times also points out that the false claims about rigged elections and voter fraud have been the basis for several new laws that make it harder to vote. but, at the same time,
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influential leaders and both parties are still not on board with these restrictions. is there a chance that this voter fraud pushes finally losing scene? >> well, look, i think we see the pervasiveness in this, just how deeply ingrained this is inside of the republican apparatus, inside a state legislatures. i think you saw last week in the nomination of the gubernatorial candidate on the republican side in pennsylvania. so i don't think this is all going away. and i don't think it's gonna go away tomorrow, even if trump loses a couple of races tomorrow, which is almost certain to do. i think there is an apparatus that is built around this lie. it's built around propagating this lie. and it's built around making sure the people act differently the next time this election comes around. that's why it's so dangerous. these elections are so dangerous for what could happen in 2024 and beyond. >> congressman, we have talked,
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though, in the past, though, about how mike pence is rallying for brian kemp, at the same time, trump is on the vote phone, urging voters to defeat him. the washington post reports that republican governors association spent millions of dollars, trying to stop what they call, trump's a vendetta tour in georgia. so does it give you any hope that tomorrow night could actually be a turning point within the national republican party, to stop or at least slow the pushing of this big lie? the republican party you used to be a part of. >> that's right, steph. i have a lot of hope, because already, even before this georgia primary, where we do expect brian kemp to win, someone who refused to go along with president trump's big lie. even before georgia, and states like pennsylvania, we saw that the presidents candidate couldn't even get a third of the vote. madison cawthorn in north carolina, with the president tried to bail out of the last hour. he couldn't even get a third of
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the vote. so we're starting to see some of trump's influence wane, that grip on the republican party is starting to lose. and hopefully, even if it's people were not everyone agrees with, like mike pence, who is very conservative, but it would be a very positive development in the republican party, where you have people who are committed to the truth, to election integrity, actually start winning the day. and we can finally put an end to this dark chapter of lies and many population, and division in our country. >> well, let's bring up somebody with no commitment to the truth. ginni thomas, the washington post obtained emails that ginni thomas, the wife of supreme court justice clarence thomas, urging arizona lawmakers to quote, set aside biden's 2020 victory, and hughes, what she calls, a clean slate of electors. ginni thomas, private citizen. robert, are you surprised or is this just ginni thomas, and we're accepting it? >> well, i am less surprised,
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given that we've seen the emails that she sent to the white house chief of staff, largely asking for the same thing. but i hope that we, as americans, can continue to be shocked by the depth to twitch a supreme court justice's wife is asking state officials, the white house chief of staff, people at the highest levels of our government, to do all that they can to overturn an election. just two weeks ago, trans thomas gave a speech in atlanta, georgia, ironically, where the primaries will be held tomorrow. he was saying that we've got to get over people getting really angry about things that happen, and they can't change. and disagreements that they don't agree with. and it's just bonkers. it's, you listen to it. it's not even an argument, apparently, that carries his own household. >> it's not just bonkers, it's a disaster. carlos curbelo, robert gibbs thank you both for joining
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tonight. our sacred duty. as we like to say on this show the truth matters but only if you hear it. wyoming congresswoman, liz cheney, was laying out so much needed truth, which she accepted. her john of kennedy profile in courage award yesterday. she spoke about the danger this country is in, if people continue to believe the lies of the former guy. and we hope her fellow republicans or listening. here is just a portion of a very powerful speech. >> the sacred obligation to defend the peaceful transfer of power has been honored by every
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american president, except one but. standing on the is front of the united states capitol, on a snowy morning in 1961, president kennedy said, in the long history of freedom, only a few generations have been granted the role of defending freedom, and it's hour of maximum danger. today, that role is ours as we face a threat we have never faced before. a former president, attempting to unravel our constitutional republic. at this moment, we must all summon the courage to stand against that. the question for every one of us is, in this time of testing, we need to do our duty. will we defend our constitution, will we stand for truth, will we put duty of our oath above
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partisan politics, or when we look away from danger, ignore the threats, embrace the lies, and enable the liar? as we leave here tonight, i ask all of you, to remember this sacred duty that has passed to us, to remember that in our public, some things have to matter but. the defensive our republic, the defense of the constitutional foundations have to matter. in the republic, there are no bystanders. there are no spectators. as citizens, every one of us has a duty, to set aside partisan battles, and stand together to perpetuate and preserve our great republic. ladies and gentlemen, we are engaged in a battle we must win. and with courage and clarity and greats, it is a battle we will win. >> i sure hope you share some of her where it's at the
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breakfast table tomorrow. congresswoman liz cheney, offering some much-needed truth, during a time of so many dangerous lies. plainspoken honesty taking us off the air tonight. and on that note, i wish you all a very good night. from all of our colleagues across the networks of nbc news, thanks for staying up late with us. i will see you at the end of tomorrow. tomorrow and thanks to you at home for joining us this hour. the consequential primaries, of course, happening tomorrow in georgia, and in a handful of other states. we're gonna be talking about those primary elections tomorrow, over the course of this hour. there is a number of those primaries tomorrow in which there is a lot of suspense about the outcome, the polling 's close, nobody knows how it's gonna turn out. i will tell you, though, also, there is one race tomorrow, a high profile weighs about almost no suspense, it's quite clear exactly how it's gonna turn out and who's gonna win.

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