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Chuck Todd: ‘Despite His Overall Unpopularity,’ Trump ‘Is Winning’ and the Democrats ‘Are Reeling’
WTLV (NBC 12 Jacksonville)

Name: WTLV (NBC 12 Jacksonville)


Meet the Press

Name: Meet the Press


Chuck Todd

Name: Chuck Todd

Employment: NBC News

Position: Chief White House correspondent

Event location
Washington, D.C.

Name: Washington, D.C.


Not online media
07/01/2018 10:44 am
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RUSH TRANSCRIPT TODD Good ░░░░░░░░ morning Happy July The ░░░░░░░░ retirement of Supreme Court ░░░░░░░░ Anthony Kennedy this week ░░░░░░░░ make one political reality ░░░░░░░░ despite his overall unpopularity ░░░░░░░░ Trump is winning and ░░░░░░░░ Democrats right now are ░░░░░░░░ The Supreme Court Mr ░░░░░░░░ is about to shape ░░░░░░░░ court for a generation ░░░░░░░░ choosing a possible tie ░░░░░░░░ conservative justice and he ░░░░░░░░ already filled the lower ░░░░░░░░ with like minded conservatives ░░░░░░░░ about the Republican Party ░░░░░░░░ president s approval rating ░░░░░░░░ Republicans is around 90 ░░░░░░░░ Republicans fear criticizing him ░░░░░░░░ the party has become ░░░░░░░░ cult of personality His ░░░░░░░░ about the term fake ░░░░░░░░ Mr Trump coined that ░░░░░░░░ Into an applause line ░░░░░░░░ to discredit responsible reporting ░░░░░░░░ his misdeeds How about ░░░░░░░░ If reporters faithfully fact ░░░░░░░░ the president s serial ░░░░░░░░ they are called biased ░░░░░░░░ they don t the ░░░░░░░░ wins How about the ░░░░░░░░ investigation Then there is ░░░░░░░░ economy It is doing ░░░░░░░░ but it was doing ░░░░░░░░ before he took office ░░░░░░░░ unemployment down and jobs ░░░░░░░░ created President Trump is ░░░░░░░░ this credit Still much ░░░░░░░░ Mr Trump s success ░░░░░░░░ superficial While he s ░░░░░░░░ popular among Republicans the ░░░░░░░░ overall is shrinking His ░░░░░░░░ war North Korea or ░░░░░░░░ Mueller investigation all could ░░░░░░░░ against him and frankly ░░░░░░░░ against him now like ░░░░░░░░ Korea has If the ░░░░░░░░ reaction to the Kennedy ░░░░░░░░ proved anything it s ░░░░░░░░ the Democratic Party has ░░░░░░░░ figured out how to ░░░░░░░░ in the trump era ░░░░░░░░ know we Democrats are ░░░░░░░░ big tent The Supreme ░░░░░░░░ spite has exposed a ░░░░░░░░ Party largely united in ░░░░░░░░ to the president but ░░░░░░░░ over goals messaging and ░░░░░░░░ I think we will ░░░░░░░░ a plan and it ░░░░░░░░ be announced by the ░░░░░░░░ leader at an appropriate ░░░░░░░░ But it s not ░░░░░░░░ what that plan is ░░░░░░░░ with 2020 ambitions eager ░░░░░░░░ win Progressive support are ░░░░░░░░ the base a fight ░░░░░░░░ t tell me that ░░░░░░░░ battle is one that ░░░░░░░░ already lost I do ░░░░░░░░ believe that This is ░░░░░░░░ fight that is born ░░░░░░░░ of love of country ░░░░░░░░ we re not going ░░░░░░░░ let anyone take our ░░░░░░░░ We will fight today ░░░░░░░░ will fight tomorrow But ░░░░░░░░ Senate s democratic leaders ░░░░░░░░ reluctant to give them ░░░░░░░░ fight The notion that ░░░░░░░░ can stop them with ░░░░░░░░ votes is just not ░░░░░░░░ the cards Minority leader ░░░░░░░░ Schumer is stuck on ░░░░░░░░ procedural argument In 2016 ░░░░░░░░ ridiculed senator Mitch McConnell ░░░░░░░░ maneuver to deny Obama ░░░░░░░░ mairk Garland a vote ░░░░░░░░ Republican colleagues in the ░░░░░░░░ should follow the rule ░░░░░░░░ set in 2016 not ░░░░░░░░ consider a Supreme Court ░░░░░░░░ in an election year ░░░░░░░░ three red state Democrats ░░░░░░░░ voted for Neil Gorsuch ░░░░░░░░ up for election in ░░░░░░░░ states that President Trump ░░░░░░░░ The defeat of Joe ░░░░░░░░ by a rising star ░░░░░░░░ Democrats with no obvious ░░░░░░░░ apparent to leader Nancy ░░░░░░░░ and the calls for ░░░░░░░░ to step aside for ░░░░░░░░ new generation of leaders ░░░░░░░░ grown louder Quizzed on ░░░░░░░░ point Pelosi fired back ░░░░░░░░ I m female and ░░░░░░░░ I m a and ░░░░░░░░ rest So what s ░░░░░░░░ problem The stakes for ░░░░░░░░ could not be higher ░░░░░░░░ s retirement sets in ░░░░░░░░ the biggest change on ░░░░░░░░ court in half a ░░░░░░░░ Almost without exception it ░░░░░░░░ a critical ideological hot ░░░░░░░░ issue it was up ░░░░░░░░ him From citizens united ░░░░░░░░ voting rights act and ░░░░░░░░ trump travel ban this ░░░░░░░░ where he sided with ░░░░░░░░ court s conservatives to ░░░░░░░░ death penalty same sex ░░░░░░░░ and abortion where he ░░░░░░░░ with the liberals Mr ░░░░░░░░ said he won t ░░░░░░░░ candidates how they vote ░░░░░░░░ abortion That s a ░░░░░░░░ one They re saying ░░░░░░░░ shouldn t do that ░░░░░░░░ t do that But ░░░░░░░░ m putting conservative people ░░░░░░░░ Asked on the campaign ░░░░░░░░ he wants the court ░░░░░░░░ overturn roe It will ░░░░░░░░ automatically in my opinion ░░░░░░░░ I m putting pro ░░░░░░░░ justices on the court.
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