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MSNBC 4 Feb 2020

'Wake Up!': Dem Vet Calls For Party To Be More 'Relevant,' 'Diverse' After Iowa Chaos

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Prominent Democratic figure James Carville joins MSNBC to discuss the results from the Iowa caucus. In a wide ranging interview, Carville slammed his Democratic party for the "concerning" results calculation in Iowa, saying it is "not going particularly well." Carville argues polls indicate "enthusiasm among Democrats is not as high as we might like it." Carville also called on the Party to "wake up" and "talking about relevant things," and get back to having "strong, diverse" candidates. Carville also praised Elizabeth Warren for having "the best bio he has ever seen in a presidential candidate," but adds she has to "get serious" on finishing her campaign. Aired on 02/4/20.


Sen. Bill Cassidy, R-La., on what the government and private sector can do to help the coronavirus fight.
The Olympic flame completed its journey from Greece to Japan on Friday as calls grew for the Games scheduled for July 24 to be postponed or cancelled because of the coronavirus pandemic.


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Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) condemns Attorney General William Barr for overturning the sentencing of Roger Stone.
Donald Ayer, former U.S. Deputy Attorney General under George H. W. Bush, writes in a new Atlantic column that AG Barr must resign because he is 'working to destroy the integrity and independence of the Justice Department.' The panel discusses. Aired on 2/18/2020.

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JAMES CARVILLE IS WITH US. YOUR BELOVED PARTY IS HAVING
YOUR BELOVED PARTY IS HAVING SOME ISSUES, KIND OF THE
SOME ISSUES, KIND OF THE OPPOSITE OF WHAT LSU DID THIS
OPPOSITE OF WHAT LSU DID THIS YEAR.
YEAR. IF THIS ISN’T A MESS IN IOWA, AS
IF THIS ISN’T A MESS IN IOWA, AS I SAID TO CLAIRE McCASKILL, IT
I SAID TO CLAIRE McCASKILL, IT WILL DO UNTIL THE MESS GETS
WILL DO UNTIL THE MESS GETS HERE.
HERE. >> OTHER THINGS WORRIED ME.
>> OTHER THINGS WORRIED ME. APPARENTLY THE TURNOUT IS NOT
APPARENTLY THE TURNOUT IS NOT WHAT I WOULD HAVE EXPECTED.
WHAT I WOULD HAVE EXPECTED. OTHERS HAVE SPEKTSDEXPECTED.
OTHERS HAVE SPEKTSDEXPECTED. THE NUMBERS ARE STILL COMING IN.
THE NUMBERS ARE STILL COMING IN. THE POLLING AVERAGES HAVE NOT
THE POLLING AVERAGES HAVE NOT BEEN VERY GOOD THE LAST TEN
BEEN VERY GOOD THE LAST TEN DAYS.
DAYS. AND I’VE SEEN SOME PRETTY GOOD
AND I’VE SEEN SOME PRETTY GOOD POLLS THAT SHOW ENTHUSIASM AMONG
POLLS THAT SHOW ENTHUSIASM AMONG DEMOCRATS IS NOT AS HIGH AS WE
DEMOCRATS IS NOT AS HIGH AS WE WOULD LIKE IT.
WOULD LIKE IT. SO THERE’S SOMETHING AS PEOPLE
SO THERE’S SOMETHING AS PEOPLE ARE WATCHING THIS PROCESS THAT
ARE WATCHING THIS PROCESS THAT IS CONCERNING.
IS CONCERNING. I DO WANT TO TAKE A CHANCE TO
I DO WANT TO TAKE A CHANCE TO CONGRATULATE MAYOR PETE AND HIS
CONGRATULATE MAYOR PETE AND HIS STAFF.
STAFF. THAT WAS A REMARKABLE NIGHT THEY
THAT WAS A REMARKABLE NIGHT THEY HAD IN DES MOINES.
HAD IN DES MOINES. I THINK THIS IS NOT GOING
I THINK THIS IS NOT GOING PARTICULARLY WELL SO FAR.
PARTICULARLY WELL SO FAR. WHY
WHY THIS PARTY NEEDS TO WAKE UP AND
THIS PARTY NEEDS TO WAKE UP AND MAKE SURE THAT WE TALK ABOUT
MAKE SURE THAT WE TALK ABOUT THINGS ARE RELEVANT TO PEOPLE
THINGS ARE RELEVANT TO PEOPLE WEST NEED TO GO BACK TO 2018
WEST NEED TO GO BACK TO 2018 WHERE WE HAD GOOD, DIVERSE,
WHERE WE HAD GOOD, DIVERSE, STRONG CANDIDATES THAT HAD REAL
STRONG CANDIDATES THAT HAD REAL CONNECTIONS AND TALKED ABOUT
CONNECTIONS AND TALKED ABOUT REAL THINGS.
REAL THINGS. WE DON’T NEED TO BECOME BRITISH
WE DON’T NEED TO BECOME BRITISH LABOR PARTY.
LABOR PARTY. THAT’S A BAD THING.
THAT’S A BAD THING. IT’S NOT GOING WELL OVER THERE.
IT’S NOT GOING WELL OVER THERE. SO DEMOCRATS, I WANT TO SAY,
SO DEMOCRATS, I WANT TO SAY, DON’T THESE CANDIDATES, AND
DON’T THESE CANDIDATES, AND MAYOR PETE HAS SOMETHING GOING.
MAYOR PETE HAS SOMETHING GOING. HOPEFULLY SENATOR WARREN CAN
HOPEFULLY SENATOR WARREN CAN BECOME THAT STUDENT AT THE
BECOME THAT STUDENT AT THE UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON, THE ONE
UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON, THE ONE THAT KNOWS THE PLIGHTS PEOPLE GO
THAT KNOWS THE PLIGHTS PEOPLE GO THROUGH.
THROUGH. WHO KNOWS, MAYBE MAYOR MIKE CAN
WHO KNOWS, MAYBE MAYOR MIKE CAN COME ON.
COME ON. BUT RIGHT NOW, I HAVE TO TELL
BUT RIGHT NOW, I HAVE TO TELL YOU.
YOU. I’M NOT VERY IMPRESSED.
I’M NOT VERY IMPRESSED. >> I HAVE TO SAY, JAMES, I’M
>> I HAVE TO SAY, JAMES, I’M AMAZED AT HOW OFTEN I HEAR
AMAZED AT HOW OFTEN I HEAR DEMOCRATS REMINDSING OTHER
DEMOCRATS REMINDSING OTHER DEMOCRATS, IF YOU DON’T WIN,
DEMOCRATS, IF YOU DON’T WIN, NONE OF IT IS WORTH ANYTHING.
NONE OF IT IS WORTH ANYTHING. >> WITHOUT POWER, THERE’S ONLY
>> WITHOUT POWER, THERE’S ONLY ONE MORAL IMPERATIVE IN THIS
ONE MORAL IMPERATIVE IN THIS COUNTRY RIGHT NOW.
COUNTRY RIGHT NOW. AND THAT IS TO BEAT DONALD
AND THAT IS TO BEAT DONALD TRUMP.
TRUMP. THAT’S THE ONLY MORAL
THAT’S THE ONLY MORAL IMPERATIVE.
IMPERATIVE. IT IS THE ONLY THING I WANT TO
IT IS THE ONLY THING I WANT TO HEAR.
HEAR. UNTIL WE UNDERSTAND THAT, WE WIN
UNTIL WE UNDERSTAND THAT, WE WIN EVERY ARGUMENT.
EVERY ARGUMENT. ON ANYTHING.
ON ANYTHING. WE DON’T WIN THE ELECTIONS
WE DON’T WIN THE ELECTIONS BECAUSE WE TALK ABOUT STUFF THAT
BECAUSE WE TALK ABOUT STUFF THAT IS NOT RELEVANT.
IS NOT RELEVANT. WE HAD A GREAT EXPERIENCE IN 20
WE HAD A GREAT EXPERIENCE IN 20 SCENE AND THE DAY AFTER WE
SCENE AND THE DAY AFTER WE STARTED THOUGHT GOOFY STUFF.
STARTED THOUGHT GOOFY STUFF. HOPEFULLY WE’VE GOT TIME JERK
HOPEFULLY WE’VE GOT TIME JERK THIS THING BACK AND BE ABOUT
THIS THING BACK AND BE ABOUT HEALTH CARE AND DRUG PRICES AND
HEALTH CARE AND DRUG PRICES AND EDUCATION AND INFRASTRUCTURE AND
EDUCATION AND INFRASTRUCTURE AND CLIMATE AND DIPLOMACY.
CLIMATE AND DIPLOMACY. THIS IS NOT HAPPENING SO FAR.
THIS IS NOT HAPPENING SO FAR. WE CAN’T ACT LIKE THIS IS GOING
WE CAN’T ACT LIKE THIS IS GOING WELL.
WELL. WE CAN’T COME OUT AND PUT THREE
WE CAN’T COME OUT AND PUT THREE WONDERFUL TALKING POINTS.
WONDERFUL TALKING POINTS. THESE CAMPAIGNS HAVE TO BE MORE
THESE CAMPAIGNS HAVE TO BE MORE RELEVANT.
RELEVANT. FOR GOSH SAKES, SENATOR WARREN,
FOR GOSH SAKES, SENATOR WARREN, GET REAL OUT HERE.
GET REAL OUT HERE. YOU KNOW, LET’S MOVE THIS THING
YOU KNOW, LET’S MOVE THIS THING ALONG.
ALONG. WE’VE GOT TO DO THAT.
WE’VE GOT TO DO THAT. >> JOE BIDEN BARELY FIT ON THE
>> JOE BIDEN BARELY FIT ON THE GRAPHIC WE HAVE NEXT TO YOU.
GRAPHIC WE HAVE NEXT TO YOU. HE CAME OUT OF THERE IN FOURTH
HE CAME OUT OF THERE IN FOURTH PLACE LAST NIGHT.
PLACE LAST NIGHT. WHAT DO YOU MAKE OF JK AND HIS
WHAT DO YOU MAKE OF JK AND HIS CAMPAIGN?
CAMPAIGN? >> HE’S HAD AN HONORABLE LIFE IN
>> HE’S HAD AN HONORABLE LIFE IN POLITICS.
POLITICS. ALL RIGHT?
ALL RIGHT? THIS IS JUST NOT THE TIME.
THIS IS JUST NOT THE TIME. SO WHAT HAS HAPPENED IS, HE
SO WHAT HAS HAPPENED IS, HE BLOCKED OUT ACCESS FROM MY GUY,
BLOCKED OUT ACCESS FROM MY GUY, MICHAEL BENNETT, MY DEAR FRIEND,
MICHAEL BENNETT, MY DEAR FRIEND, GOVERNOR BULLOCK, FROM SENATOR
GOVERNOR BULLOCK, FROM SENATOR BOOKER, PROBABLY SOME PEOPLE
BOOKER, PROBABLY SOME PEOPLE THAT WERE GOING ON RUN DIDN’T
THAT WERE GOING ON RUN DIDN’T RUN BECAUSE HE WAS IN THE RACE.
RUN BECAUSE HE WAS IN THE RACE. AND MAYBE HE’LL COME BACK.
AND MAYBE HE’LL COME BACK. HE’LL HAVE A DIFFICULT TIME.
HE’LL HAVE A DIFFICULT TIME. THIS IS NOT A VERY GOOD NIGHT
THIS IS NOT A VERY GOOD NIGHT FOR HIM TO SAY THE LEAST.
FOR HIM TO SAY THE LEAST. >> I DON’T KNOW.
>> I DON’T KNOW. NANCY PELOSI.
NANCY PELOSI. THAT’S MY IDEA.
THAT’S MY IDEA. COME ON, SPEAKER.
COME ON, SPEAKER. GET SOMEBODY IN THERE.
GET SOMEBODY IN THERE. I THINK THIS THING IN MILWAUKEE
I THINK THIS THING IN MILWAUKEE IS NOT OFF TO A GOOD START.
IS NOT OFF TO A GOOD START. I SEE ALL KINDS OF THINGS VERY
I SEE ALL KINDS OF THINGS VERY CONCERNING THERE.
CONCERNING THERE. AND I’M JUST LOOKING AT THE MEGA
AND I’M JUST LOOKING AT THE MEGA POLLING AVERAGES.
POLLING AVERAGES. I’M LOOKING AT PUBLIC OPINION
I’M LOOKING AT PUBLIC OPINION RIGHT NOW.
RIGHT NOW. AND FRANKLY, WE’VE GOT TO SNAP
AND FRANKLY, WE’VE GOT TO SNAP BACK AND GET THIS THINGS GOING.
BACK AND GET THIS THINGS GOING. I DON’T WANT TO THINK ABOUT WHAT
I DON’T WANT TO THINK ABOUT WHAT WOULD HAPPEN IF WE HAD FOUR MORE
WOULD HAPPEN IF WE HAD FOUR MORE YEARS OF TRUMP.
YEARS OF TRUMP. >> AS I ALWAYS SAY, YOU CAN’T
>> AS I ALWAYS SAY, YOU CAN’T RUN A WHOLE FOODS RACE IN WHAT
RUN A WHOLE FOODS RACE IN WHAT IS STILL A CAMPBELL SOUP NATION.
IS STILL A CAMPBELL SOUP NATION. ARI HAS A FEW QUESTIONS FOR YOU.
ARI HAS A FEW QUESTIONS FOR YOU. >> GOOD TO SEE YOU.
>> GOOD TO SEE YOU. A BIG NIGHT.
A BIG NIGHT. YOU LOOK AT THE NUMBERS WE NOW
YOU LOOK AT THE NUMBERS WE NOW HAVE.
HAVE. MORE PEOPLE SHOWED UP TO THEIR
MORE PEOPLE SHOWED UP TO THEIR CAUCUS SITES, ACCORDING TO THE
CAUCUS SITES, ACCORDING TO THE NEW NUMBERS, BERNIE SANDERS MORE
NEW NUMBERS, BERNIE SANDERS MORE THAN ANYONE ELSE.
THAN ANYONE ELSE. YADA YADA, HE WAS BASICALLY NOW
YADA YADA, HE WAS BASICALLY NOW STILL VYING FOR FIRST WITH PETE
STILL VYING FOR FIRST WITH PETE BUTTIGIEG.
BUTTIGIEG. WHAT DOES THAT TELL BUT THE
WHAT DOES THAT TELL BUT THE ENDURING STRENGTH OF BERNIE
ENDURING STRENGTH OF BERNIE SANDERS IN THIS PRIMARY GOING
SANDERS IN THIS PRIMARY GOING INTO NEW HAMPSHIRE WHERE DID HE
INTO NEW HAMPSHIRE WHERE DID HE WELL LAST CYCLE?
WELL LAST CYCLE? ARE YOU THE DEMOCRAT THAT CAN
ARE YOU THE DEMOCRAT THAT CAN GET BEHIND HIM IF HE’S THE
GET BEHIND HIM IF HE’S THE NOMINEE?
NOMINEE? >> WELL, I GET BEHIND HIM.
>> WELL, I GET BEHIND HIM. I HAVE NO CHOICE.
I HAVE NO CHOICE. LOOK AT THE BRITISH LABOR PARTY.
LOOK AT THE BRITISH LABOR PARTY. WE’RE LIKE TALKING ABOUT PEOPLE
WE’RE LIKE TALKING ABOUT PEOPLE VOTING FROM JAIL CELLS.
VOTING FROM JAIL CELLS. WE’RE TALKING ABOUT NOT HAVING A
WE’RE TALKING ABOUT NOT HAVING A BORDER.
BORDER. I MEAN, COME ON, PEOPLE.
I MEAN, COME ON, PEOPLE. EVERY DAY PEOPLE ARE OUT THERE
EVERY DAY PEOPLE ARE OUT THERE STRUGGLING.
STRUGGLING. >> YOU WERE SAYING YOU CONSIDER
>> YOU WERE SAYING YOU CONSIDER BERNIE SANDERS FOR OPEN BORDERS?
BERNIE SANDERS FOR OPEN BORDERS? FOR PEOPLE VOTING?
FOR PEOPLE VOTING? >> HE SAID THAT WE SHOULD GIVE
>> HE SAID THAT WE SHOULD GIVE PEOPLE A TICKET.
PEOPLE A TICKET. ALL RIGHT?
ALL RIGHT? I’M SAYING WHAT HE SAID.
I’M SAYING WHAT HE SAID. IF YOU READ ARE BROWNSTEIN, $35
IF YOU READ ARE BROWNSTEIN, $35 TRILLION IN SPENDING, READ ALL
TRILLION IN SPENDING, READ ALL OF IT.
OF IT. OF COURSE I WOULD VOTE FOR HIM
OF COURSE I WOULD VOTE FOR HIM BUT I DON’T WANT DEMOCRATIC
BUT I DON’T WANT DEMOCRATIC PARTY OF THE UNITED STATES TO BE
PARTY OF THE UNITED STATES TO BE THE LABOR PARTY OF THE UNITED
THE LABOR PARTY OF THE UNITED KINGDOM.
KINGDOM. >> WE’LL BRING BACK ALL OF OUR
>> WE’LL BRING BACK ALL OF OUR PANELISTS.
PANELISTS. >> THE BEST BIO I’VE SEEN IN A
>> THE BEST BIO I’VE SEEN IN A PRESIDENTIAL CAMPAIGN.
PRESIDENTIAL CAMPAIGN. SHE HAD A VERY GOOD CRITIQUE
SHE HAD A VERY GOOD CRITIQUE WHICH WAS THAT CORRUPTION IS
WHICH WAS THAT CORRUPTION IS HOLDING THE COUNTRY BACK.
HOLDING THE COUNTRY BACK. FOR SOME REASON I DON’T KNOW
FOR SOME REASON I DON’T KNOW WHY, SHE DECIDED TO CHASE
WHY, SHE DECIDED TO CHASE BERNIE’S LEFT TAIL ALL OVER THE
BERNIE’S LEFT TAIL ALL OVER THE COUNTRY AND BECAME NOBODY FOR
COUNTRY AND BECAME NOBODY FOR SOME EXOTIC POSITIONS, TO PUT IT
SOME EXOTIC POSITIONS, TO PUT IT MILDLY.
MILDLY. IF SHE CAN GET BACK TO WHAT
IF SHE CAN GET BACK TO WHAT SHE’S ABOUT, I KNOW HER NOT WELL
SHE’S ABOUT, I KNOW HER NOT WELL BUT SHE’S A VERY SMART,
BUT SHE’S A VERY SMART, OBVIOUSLY, VERY SMART.
OBVIOUSLY, VERY SMART. I THINK SHE UNDERSTANDS.
I THINK SHE UNDERSTANDS. YOU CAN TALK ABOUT WHAT YOU TALK
YOU CAN TALK ABOUT WHAT YOU TALK ABOUT IS YOUR CHOICE.
ABOUT IS YOUR CHOICE. AND I JUST HOPE THAT SHE GETS
AND I JUST HOPE THAT SHE GETS BACK TO TALKING ABOUT BEING THAT
BACK TO TALKING ABOUT BEING THAT AFRAID SINGLE MOTHER GOING TO
AFRAID SINGLE MOTHER GOING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON.
THE UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON. WORKING.
WORKING. AND KNOWING THE STRUGGLES THAT
AND KNOWING THE STRUGGLES THAT PEOPLE GO THROUGH.
PEOPLE GO THROUGH. AND NOT BE SO PROGRAM ATTIC OR
AND NOT BE SO PROGRAM ATTIC OR ANYTHING ELSE BUT SAY I HAVE THE
ANYTHING ELSE BUT SAY I HAVE THE SKILL TO PUT THIS TO WORK.
SKILL TO PUT THIS TO WORK. TO IMPROVE YOUR LIFE.
TO IMPROVE YOUR LIFE. AND I THINK THAT WOULD BE GOOD.
AND I THINK THAT WOULD BE GOOD. I LOVE HER DAYCARE PLAN.
I LOVE HER DAYCARE PLAN. SHE HAS SOME THINGS THAT SHE CAN

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