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for hillary clinton while she recovers from pneumonia. the president is fired up as he defends and praises clinton while he thrashes donald trump, calling him unfit for office and blasting his refusal to release his tax returns. will the president's action translate to votes for hillary clinton? name calling. a battle is raging between the call calling half of trump supporters a basket of deplorables. now clinton is firing back a new anti-trump ad. and trump running mate mike pence is facing continuing criticism. why is he refusing to label trump david duke as deplore snabl. an isis sleeper terror cell is busted. the young men arrested played role in the paris terror attacks after training with isis and syria. how did they get into europe? are there still more at large?
and theng america. iran threatens to fire missiles at u.s. military planes flying in international air space. it comes weeks after the iranian vessels attack a ship. we welcome our viewers in the united states and around the world. i'm wolf blitzer. you're in "the situation room." there's breaking news in the race for the white house. president obama his first solo campaign appearance for hillary clinton who is recovering from pneumonia. notably energetic as he and tolled clinton and blasted donald trump as unfit for the office. clinton is trying to move forward from the controversy she sparked calling trump supporters as a basket of deplorables.
her new ad shows the denigrating remarks that trump has made. but he and mike pence are demanding an apology. and an isis sleeper cell has been discovered and caught in germany. three syrian men are now under arrest. investigators believe they are connected to the terror attacks that level 130 people dead. we are covering all of that. much more this hour with our guests including the democratic senator, and our correspondents and experts analysts rls standing by. our senior washington correspondent joe johns is here. he begins our coverage. the president was fired up campaigning for hillary clinton. >> he sure was. with hillary clinton taking another sick day, her senior aides saying they were very satisfied to let president obama
step in and speak for the campaign. attacking the idea that there was, quote, some equivalence between the candidates. >> president obama is giving hillary clinton's presidential bid a lift as the democratic nominee recuperates from pneumonia. >> can i just say, i am really into electing hillary clinton. this is not me going through the motions here. i really, really really want to elect hillary clinton. >> clinton tells cnn she had hoped to avoid taking a break from her campaign schedule. >> like a lot of people, i thought could i keep going forward and power through and it that donlt work out so well. >> but choosing to disclose her illness until she stumbled on sunday is raising new questions about her hacking of tran parency. >> i didn't think it would be
that big a deal. >> bill clinton sharing the fact what happened to his wife over the week was not an isolate incident. >> on more than one occasion, over the last many, many years, the same sort of thing has happened to her when she got severely dehydrated. >> that as clinton and her campaign try to turn the issue on trump saying he isn't beal held to the same standard. >> compare everything you know about me with my possibly. i think it is time he met the same level of disclosure that i have for years. >> trump's campaign manager kellyanne conway suggested today that candidates should be entitled to privacy when it comes to health records. >> i don't know why we need such extensive medical reporting when we all have a right the privacy. >> it seemed to be that it doesn't my to clinton. >> if this is about transparency and health conditions, why did
she why was she so furtive? >> also calling out trump for a lack of transparency on another matter. tax records. >> you have one candidate who has released decades worth of her tax returns. the other candidate f is the first had decades who releases to release any at all. >> trump's campaign deflecting questions his tax returns and failing to provide specifics in terms of his charitable giving. after the running mate told cnn on monday that trump had given away tens of millions of dollars. >> donald trump release anything from the irs proving it? >> are you calling him a liar. >> is we're taking his word for it. >> are you calling him a hire? >> part of why there is a call to release his taxes is so we know how much he has given to charity. will you release that number?
>> i doubt it. because this is like badgering. in other words, i don't see it as journalism. i see it as badgering. >> the clinton camp says it expects to release additional medical records this week and donald trump will reportedly discuss his medical records on the dr. oz show on thursday. >> thank you. let's get more of president obama's campaign appearance in philadelphia. today our white house correspondent is on the scene with us. >> he really laid into donald trump today. >> somewhat unexpectedly. he stood at the bottom of the art museum steps. the ones from rocky. he was here not just to support hillary clinton but to punch back at donald trump repeatedly and directly. he called him out by name which he doesn't always do and he got pretty specific including trump's praising of vladimir putin. listen. >> think about what has happened in the republican party.
right? they used to be opposed to russia and authoritarianism and fighting for freedom and fighting for democracy. and now their nominee is out there praising a guy, saying as he strong leader because he invades smaller countries, jails his opponents, controls the press, and drives his economy into a long recession. >> i'm being serious. think about this. when they ask him, why do you support this guy? he is a strong guy. he has an 82% poll rating. well, yes. so does saddam hussein had a 90% poll rating. i mean, if you control the media, and you've taken away
everybody's civil liberties and you jail disdenlts, that's what happens. when the pollster calls you up and says do you support him and if you say no, he might throw you in jail, you say yes. you love that guy. >> president obama didn't hold back. he said the republican party, he called him for his business dealings that he was hiding. this is what we can expect to see more frf president obama when he gets out on the trail much, much more often next month. >> we'll be watching him every step of the way. thank you. >> joining us now, chris kuhns from delaware. supporting hillary clinton. thanks very much for joining us. >> last hour we spoke with the donald trump support he. the republican congressman, chris collins from new york. so how much help does hillary clinton really need to get
president obama's successful coalition, minorities, young people, women out this to electricity as president of the united states. >> it is always helpful to have a strong grounds game. they're out there on the campaign trail. the most important thing is that secretary clinton sweats the details. she has good and strong ideas. to keep us safe and strong. i think it is great to have president obama stirring up the crowd in philadelphia. it is good that we have a great get out the vote plan. it is most important that she is a terrific and strong candidate. >> the president made this first solo campaign visit to pennsylvania. that's curious because pennsylvania, neighboring to delaware. a state that democrats have been winning presidential contests since the '90s. pretty rehighbly democratic as far as presidential contests are
concerned. trump says he will win pennsylvania. are democrats concerned about pennsylvania? that's why the campaign sent the president this? >> i think the president was there partly because we have an important senate race. partly because trump can't win if he doesn't win pennsylvania. and partly to engage with the democratic base. i don't think we're worried about pennsylvania but i think it is prune, wise, important to high sxlit invest in getting out our base in pennsylvania and engaging with the voters across the state of pennsylvania on why secretary clinton has a better plan, a better path forward. >> i listened to the entire speech. there were brief references to the senate race in pennsylvania. transparency is such a key thing. did they make a mistake by not immediately disclosing hillary's
medical diagnosis with pneumonia? >> i don't think it was a major mistake. those of houston have been on the campaign trail or covered people on the campaign trail know how hard she works, how determined she is to power through. i don't think folks will hold it against her that with a little rest, she could get back out on the campaign trail. when you stack it up against the trump campaign, some of the outrageous things he's been saying, mike pence refusing to distone ku klux klan leader, i don't think that she had a bad day will compare. >> her doctor told her on 40 pneumonia is very serious, especially if you're over 65. she is 68, almost 69 years old. next month she'll be 69 years old. and recommended that she rest for a few days to deal with it.
take the antibiotics and rest up. she told anderson cooper last night, she reject that advice and went out this. and we all saw what happened when she tried to get in that van. that could have been avoided if she had accept her doctor's advice. >> that may be true. b but i've had the honor of traveling with her overseas. she works tirelessly. she puts every ounce of energy in. even if her doctor would have preferred her take a day off and rest, she sweats the details. she works tirelessly and has a big heart for the american people and i don't think folks will hold this against her very longful it just reflects how strong she is and how hard she works. >> if you look at the polls, she has a problem with the voters when it come to trust. who is more honest and trust
worry? only thrive% say her. >> both candidates have struggled. in those who seek public office and whether or not the government can meet the very real needs of the people of the united states. it is way second clinton deal with this question by being authentic. by talking with people, listening to voters and doing what she's been doing. to put forward good and strong policy ideas and those who serve with her and know her, campaign on her behalf and share the stories that come from years of service together. >> john mccain released eight years of medical records in 2008 when he was running for president of the united states. he was 70 or 71 years old. he allowed reporters, including our own dr. sanjay goomta to interview his doctors for hours and hours.
should they do the same thing now? >> i think it is important to have more tran sparncy. i think it would be positive, too. and secretary clinton has said she would be taking that position. >> do you think she should go as far as john mccain did? they're roughly the same age. >> here's what i know. donald trump releasing some records on the dr. oz show and releasing a trumped up letter from a doctor about his medical condition isn't going to win any points for transparency. if that's what comes out of this very minor incident, that a good thing for the election. >> i want to you stand by including reports that the russians may try hack and influence presidential contest. getting new information on that. stay with us. we'll be right back.
the president detailed hillary clinton's qualifications. and said trump isn't fit in any way, shape or form to be commander in chief. we're back the democratic senator, chris kuhns of delaware. senator, the national security agency, director admiral mike rogers said he is deeply concerned about possible u.s. election hacks. i want to you listen to admiral rogers. >> this continues to be a big issue, as to what foreign nations are doing in this area. >> this is the first time we've seen attempted interference in an election in the united states of america. isn't it, admiral? >> we continue to see activity of concern. i won't characterize this
activity. >> cnn recently reported the white house officials are gaushs saying russia is to blame for the cyber attacks. in part because the u.s. presidential election is so soon. so how real, senator, is this fear of russian retaliation, if you will? >> i think this is a very real concern. i led a delegation to eastern oourp europe and was really struck at how broad it has been across europe. open and covert operations to enter gear elections and civil society and political activity all across eastern, central, and western europe. their goal is to divide the united states and europe, to undermine nato. given the earlier hacks into the dnc that have been connected to russian hackers, i do think we should take this very seriously. >> has enough been done to make these elections safe in the united states?
>> i don't think so. elections are controlled very much at the local level. we have invested in modernizing our elections systems over the last decade but there are still some serious problems in terms of the operations at the state and county level. so i frankly think we should be paying close attention to this. particularly given that vladimir putin has demonstrated an affection for one candidate over the other and given the very troubling signals that have been sent by donald trump to oural 90s eastern europe but how he views putin and the importance of our nato alliances. >> iran threatened to shoot down two navy aircraft as they were flying over the strait of hormuz. $100 billion could be on the way right now. part of this whole deal that you supported, senator. this iran nuclear deal. with hindsight, given what you know now, should the u.s. have
made nuclear deal with iran? >> so far the deal has held, as i characterized it, the least bad public option we had before us. let's review what happened. iran has set aside its nuclear program. they have shipped out of their country, 98% of their enriched uranium. they have shut down their centrifuges and filled core of the moo toplutonium reactor. they've allowed searching inspections and have given us better insight. the nuclear program, and the science programs than we've ever had. there are ongoing reasons to distrust iran and i have pushed hard to push against their support for terrorism and their ballistic missile launches. the ongoing mystery about what
the iranians did with bob levinson and american fbi agent who was almost certainly taken captive by the iranians many years ago. >> and still is missing as we speak. thank you for joining us. >> just ahead, more onner president obama's campaign speech. he lost to her in a democratic contest eight years ago. >> every time i thought i had that race would have been. it was like going up the rocky steps. i was about to celebrate. i look and she's right this. >> and i got whooped in pennsylvania. desk? now, with one talk from verizon... hi, pete. i'm glad you called. (announcer vo) all your phones can work together on one number. you can move calls between phones, so conversations can go where you go. take your time. i'm not going anywhere. (announcer vo) and when you're not available, one talk helps find the right person who is. hi, john.
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we just learned hillary clinton will return to the campaign trail on thursday. she is going to rest up tomorrow. on thursday she will return to the campaign trail. you just heard president obama earlier this afternoon hammering donald trump on the issue of transparency. the president launch ad sustained verbal attacks on the republican nominee in philadelphia during his first solo campaign appearance for hillary clinton. >> do you mind if i just vent for a second? you know, you know, you don't
grade the presidency on a curve. this is serious business. and when we see folks talking about transparency, you want to debate transparency? you have one candidate in this race who has released decades worth of her tax returns. the other candidate is the first in decades who refuses to release any and all. you want to debate foundations and charities? one candidate's family foundation has saved countless lives around the world. the other candidate's foundation
took money other people gave to his charity and then bought a six foot tall painting of himself. and he had the taste not to go for the ten foot version. you want to debate who is more fit to be our president? one candidate who has traveled to more countries than any secretary of state ever has, has more qualifications than anyone who has ever run for this job, and the other who isn't fit in any way, shape or form to represent this country abroad and be its commander in chief. >> let's discuss that and more with our political panel. david axelrod, was this the most fired up you've sustain president since he ran for re-election back in 2012? >> let's just say, wolf, i think
he is highly motivated. and he is motivated not just by his obvious respect and affection for secretary clinton with you motivated too by donal between them of and after a very bad week, he went out there and blasted this thing back on to trump. and hillary clinton was doing very well in the sum where the focus was on donald trump and his deficiencies. and this is a pretty big cannon to roll out there to get it back on track for her. >> can he help her, hillary clinton, re-create the obama coalition, bring in more young people, minorities, the coalition that got him twice elected president? >> there is always a question that how transferrable an incumbent's popularity is. he's pretty pop hard right now
and they're completely in sync. there is no ambiguity that barack obama wants hillary clinton to become the next president of the united states. he said it today. i really, really really want this to happen. i think he started out really well today. to try convince his voters, those loyal to him that they ought to be enthusiastic about her. marchly compared to donald trump. so while we know for example that she is doing really well with african-american voters compared to donald trump, she has to get them to the polls. this is where president obama can help. because he needs to let people know that his legacy is on the line here. and if they like and respect him, this is what he needs for his legacy to stand firm. and i think that's what he started doing today. >> let me play another chip from the president today, speaking
about this election in philadelphia. >> donald trump says stuff every day that used to be considered as disqualifying for being president. and yet because he says it over and over and over again, the protest just gives up. okay. i was opposed to the war in iraq. well, actually, he wasn't. but they just accept it. so we cannot afford to treat this like reality show. we can't afford to act as if there's some equivalence here.
to be president you have to do your homework and know what you're talking about. >> he says basically that donald trump is fundamentally not qualified to be president of the united states. >> two points saying that hillary clinton is someone that clearly is not, in his view, the most qualified candidate to be president of the united states. not just now but in previous election cycles too. you may not love hillary clinton, you may not trust her but you can trust her to do the job. also, there's a role frustration in democratic ranks that the president is judging this race in their view on a curve. because donald trump says things are very controversial on a daily basis. democrats believe that donald trump gets away with it. but when hillary clinton says a line like basket of deplorables, it is something the president seizes on and goes after her. so he is trying to make those
two arguments. >> she is resting up because of the pneumonia. she's going ougt on the campaign trail, we're told, thursday, but her campaign did release a new ad today going after trump. >> you can't leave this nation if you have such a low opinion of its citizens. >> how stupid are the of the country? >> i don't know what he said. i don't remember. you're living in poverty. your schools are no good. you have no jobs. what the hell do you have to lose? >> so she's clearly trying to go after what trump's critics call his greatest hits. >> and this goes back to the broad case that hillary clinton is making in this election, that donald trump respect for voters. he is not a serious candidate. he is unfit for the presidency. this is why her advertising is so effective because donald
trump has made these statements throughout the course of the campaign. even though he is more restrained now and republicans who are his biggest fans have noted the improvement. hillary clinton had these old clips at their disposal to remind voters that donald trump has had these more controversial moments. and they need to make sure essentially that his speaking and his rhetoric are not normalized in the campaign and this is the big fear of democrats and part of reason why they were out there today. they think we have normalized the way trump is running this campaign. >> you know, a lot of democrats are criticizing donald trump's comments about putin. a lot of democrats are very uncomfortable with that praise of vladimir putin. how much of a problem is that for trump? >> i think it could be. remember, ronald reagan who was the iconic figure for so many conservative republicans, built his career on the, talking about
the evil empire. opposing people like putin. ultimately he made his baes gorbachev. this is really antithetical to the mainline republican conservatives. earlier on your show i watched representative collins try to square the circle on this thing and he looked very awkward doing it. trying to give him -- he is almost a dictator but he is not really a dictator. that's a very hard line to walk. >> gloria, trump keeps saying, putin says nice things about me so i'll say nice things about him. that's been a phrase he's. over the last few months. >> if you say a nice thing about me, i'll say a nice thing about you. he tells you that. if putin were to start criticizing donald trump, which
i doubt dole. if we to start doing that, i wonder whether donald trump would change his tune. it is hard to know. to david's point, watching republicans turn themselves into a pretzel trying to figure out how to say well, like paul ryan did. i disagree with donald trump's assessment on putin. i think he is terrible. i think as he dictator. and not distance themselves from trump who was after all at the top of the ticket. it is kind of hard to watch. it is hard. >> everybody, stand by. we'll continue this conversation. more on what donald trump is now saying about hillary clinton's remarks about the basket of -- a lot coming up. a serious issue that donald trump is raising right now. we'll continue our special coverage with our panel. stay with us. "well, fantastic!" a lot.
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has him on this deplorable remark. >> even before donald trump took stage, rudolph giuliani took the stage telling the crowd, i'm in that basket of deplorables with you. i'm proud to be there with you. the crowd erupted with applause. when trump took stage, he said he will be president for all americans. he said hillary clinton is running a campaign without any solutions. >> donald trump is not letting hillary clinton off the hook for her basket of deplorables remark. >> i call you hard working american patriots who love yourry and want a better future for all our people. >> the gop continuing on hammer his democratic rival for these comments on friday. >> you can put half of trump's supporters into what i call the basket of deplorables. >> these are not deplorable people. that i can tell you.
and bringing support orders stage at his event in asheville, north carolina, to drive his point home. clinton has said she regrets using the term half but she and her campaign are not down from calling out what they see as racists and intolerant comments expressed by trump and his supporters. among them, the former kkk grand wizard david duke. vice presidential mike pence on monday refused to call duke deplorable. >> we don't want his support and the support of people. >> will you call happy deplorable? >> no. i'm not in the name calling business. >> a comment welcomed by duke who told buzz feed, it is good to see an individual like pence and others start to reject this absolute controlled media. >> thank you. >> pence passed up another opportunity to label duke as deplorable on capitol hill monday but he reiterated that he
and trump have disavowed duke's support. sth my colleagues in the house of representatives know i believe civility in democracy. that's never been 90 practice. >> if you can't call it out and you stand back in your silence, you're enabling it to grow. to become more powerful. movie the campaign campaign happenering the point with a new tv ad featuring past comments from trump. >> lose he shall. >> loser. >> you can't lead this nation if you have such a low opinion of its citizens. >> but trump says it is clinton's campaign that is a campaign of hate. >> hillary clinton has been running a hate-filled and negative campaign with no policy no, solutions and no new ideas. >> trump is turning his attention to his childcare
policy which his daughter ivanka helped craft. >> with house chair kathy mcmorris rogers, ivanka will introduce her father tonight. >> she is the one who has been pushing for it so hard. daddy, dad yirgs we have to do this. it is true. she is very smart and she's right. >> and trump will be delivering that speech in about an hour in pennsylvania. part of that proposal will include a six-week paid maternity leave for new mothers. partially funded. it is expected to take place with an hour from now in pennsylvania. >> all right. thank you very much. what's whatever are the chances of that new program? let's say he becomes president of the united states. that pamly leave program could actually pass congress? >> it is uncertain. it depends on what the make-up of congress.
we don't have all the details yet. trump will do that tonight and how it will be paid for. and the cost program. that will be what republicans in particular will look for. the house freedom caucus, one member was asked about this today and he said, we need more details. that's what they're waiting for. in this plan, it allows folks to deduct their childcare expenses from their tax returns. they believe, the trump campaign believes kit save up to about $1,200 pro family per year. we have to see the details from unemployment insurance to pay for that plan. what exactly does that mean? >> hess daughter ivanka will be with him tonight. she's been pushing this forward. typically these ideas democrats put forward. >> most would say this should be left to the businesses to decide. if they do have a paid family leave option, maybe that would
be more attractive and attract we are employees. so they promote a free marketplace instead of the gov mandating what should be done. but ivanka, this really influences her influence in the campaign. she is a top adviser and she has supported democrats as opposed to republicans. she and her husband only became republicans for this campaign to support her father. we see her influence. and she is out there softening his touch a little bit. her speech during republican national convention was a highlight for the trump campaign. she showed a much softer image for the campaign but may be a compassion that he doesn't always project. so having her out there. this is something republicans have been asking for for quite some time. >> just ahead, law enforcement breaks up a suspected isis
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cnn's chief national security kor spoent jim sciutto is working it work us. they are suspected of playing a part in paris. >> multiple connections here. new details showing how broad and interconnected the cell is across europe. tied to those attacks in paris, as well as another stak an high speed train, all leading back to isis's home base in syria. tonight a suspected cell discovered and caught inside germany. this refuge shelter, they arrested three syrian nationals they believe are connected to the deadly attacks in paris that killed 130 people. >> translator: shows a link with the killings in paris 2015. >> investigators show the three
arrived in germany 2015 just before the paris attacks. sent by isis and carrying thousands in cash and mobile phones. one of the accused, a 17-year-old, is suspected of receiving training in weapons and explosives why raqqah syria, the capital of the self declared islamic state. >> translator: following orders from the islamic state in november 2015 to await instructions from the zlaut. to it could be that we are dealing with a sleeper cell. >> passports made by the same forge who are provides travel documents to the paris attackers. and the sophisticated network that isis used to move operatives around europe. >> translator: we've had the three that were arrested under surveillance for a month. >> showing isis' growing web of terror in europe, also an
attempted link to a high speed train attack to paris in august 2015. that was thwarted by three american tourists. european security officials continue to hunt for a further 30-40 suspected isis terrorist whose helped support the paris attacks. the french president warning his people to brace for more terror. >> i do everything possible for the french people. and i owe them the truth. the threat is there and it will continue. we therefore have to won front it with courage. >> just last week a dramatic close call. as police in paris captured three women who attempted to set off a carloaded with gas canisters in the french capital's busy latin quarterback. thwarted only when the crude device failed to detonate isis planning to ratchet up international attacks in plans to retaliate for syria, iraq and libya. as well as rallying supporters
as it faces the prospect of losing that self declared islamic state. >> also new information about iranian threats and u.s. planes flying in international air space. first broke the store, barbara, we know exactly what the iranians said to those american pilots. >> we do. and tonight all of that is leading to growing worry here that there could be miscalculation between the u.s. and iranians and it could lead to disaster. iran threatening to shoot down two u.s. navy reconnaissance planes. saturday a navy ep 3 and a p-8 received three radio calls from iranian air defense units. in one of the calls an iranian military person said "coalition aircraft, i understand you are doing your mission in international waters, but you are approaching iranian boundaries. if you do not change your
heading, you will be aimed by iranian missiles, change your heading immediately. the u. ." the u.s. poilts knew they were outside the range of the missiles so they proceeded without incident according to military officials but the chief of naval operations is making clear his commanders have the authority to act against iran if need sfwld there is really nothing that limits the way they can respond. >> provocations by iran in the air and see are growing. 32 incidents so far this year, compared to 23 all of last year. most are conducted by iran's more militant revolutionary guard core naval forces. >> i think some of this is kids with bravado. some of this is just iranians showing how tough they are against this really overwhelmingly massive u.s. naval capability.
>> the concern always is, it could spin out of control. several revolutionary gold corps small attack boats recently swarmed a navy ship. >> it is irresponsible. could lead towards violence. the americans have both shown restraint but also demonstrated that you have to be ready to defend yourself. >> the commander of the navy saying confrontations with the americans are shear lies. >> very important we eliminate this activity where we can. nothing good can come from it. >> u.s. navy officials say tonight they will continue to exercise restraint but they will be ready to act against iran if they must. >> very dangerous potential situation unfolding in the persian gulf right.
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