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here is the breaking news. another big setback for the former president and his attempt to keep his administration's records from going to the january 6th committee. a federal judge denying his request to stop the transfer of dockments. judge tanya chutkan is the same judge who issued a ruling last night denying trump's claim of executive privilege and instructing lawyers to argue the case before an appellate court. unless the former president can get an emergency court order stopping the transfer. let's discuss with paula reid and former u.s. attorney harry
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litman. good evening. paula, another major blow for the former president. what can you tell us? >> don, this is the second time in 24 hours that judge tanya chutkan has ruled against former president trump in his ongoing quest to keep secret his records. now, last night chutkan ruled that as a former president trump does not have the power to keep his records secret if the current president wants them released. after that decision trump's legal team asked the same judge to bide the president time, delay the handing over of documents which is expected to begin on friday. not surprisingly, judge chutkan denied that. we know, as you said, trump is expected to appeal her overall decision. he now has the opportunity not only to appeal it, but to ask the appellate court to put the pause on the handing over of these documents. it's a national archives that has his documents.
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they inherited them after he left office. right now they are scheduled to begin handing over these documents on friday to the house select committee investigating january 6th unless, of course, a court orders a delay. >> so trump's next move, he had to ask this judge, right, and that was the part of the protocol. now he is going to have to make his appeal to the appellate court. so now what? we wait and see? >> yeah, it's going to be interesting. this case raises novel questions about the powers of former presidents to protect their own records, especially when the sitting president, who has the power to protect the records of past presidents, wants them released. it's a really interesting constitutional case that could easily make its way all the way to the supreme court because it presents a question for which there really is no answer. now, will the committee ever see this evidence? it's unclear, don. we will see what the courts decide ultimately with a final decision.
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but the bigger legal thing we are waiting for here is what the justice department is going to do with steve bannon because we know that without the justice department moving forward on that contempt referral they received from the house about three weeks ago, it's unlikely that investigators are going to get any witnesses to provide them with additional evidence or that they are going to be able to talk to the people that they truly need to talk to do get this work done. >> harry, first question to you, this judge tanya chutkan, writing this. nothing in the court's november 9, 2021 order or this order triggers the harm he alleges because the archivist will not submit the records to the select committee until november 12, and the plaintiff can seek relief in the interim. this court will not ignore its own reasoning in denying injunctive relief to grant injunctive relief now. pretty clear a smackdown here. she is not going to help. >> what part of no don't you
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understand? that's what she is saying to trump. i told you this yesterday. he said he filed a renewed emergency motion. clock is ticking and he is sweating. it could be as soon as 40 hours it has to be turned over. he will, of course, go to the court of appeals. he said just give me the time, just hold -- you know, freeze the linebackers until i go there. she said, no, there is nothing new here. i said yesterday that you are not likely to prevail on the merits. that's the linchpin factor. things hasn't changed since yesterday. no means no. go to the court of appeals. >> how quickly -- you said that 40 hours -- how quickly could this d.c. court of appeals act? >> immediately. so they could act and they will be asked to act right away at least to have a sort of temporary stay just to consider it. to not have the -- there is the first tranche of documents due to be turned over in about 40 hours, friday afternoon.
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they include visitor logs, call logs, stuff from mark meadows. they will say will trump's lawyers, just hold things off so you can at least hear our claim. courts of appeals don't have to do that, but i expect here that they will at least to do it so they can consider it. on the other hand, after chutkan has moved so quickly, i also expect that they -- the court of appeals themselves will be expeditious. it's a majority democratic court and i don't think they are going to permit trump to drag this out for months. >> you said 40 hours. we talking about 40 pages the archives could turn over related to january 6th on friday, including white house visitor and call logs and three handwritten memos from ex-white house chief of staff mark meadows. how important are these records to this investigation? >> pretty big. visitor and call logs are standard. but we don't really have that information otherwise.
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and meadows seems increasingly at the center. this is from the other witnesses. the big game that's going on here, don, is a carrot and stick. they have 150 people who are cooperating with them lest they have this fate, and what they are telling them, so say news reports anyway, is that meadows really figures integrally. so to get his handwritten notes, that could be a pretty good first harvest. of course, as you say, 40 pages of some 770 and those -- additional ones are due to be turned over november 26th. >> if this ends up, harry, at the supreme court, do you think they will even take this case on? >> you know, i think she is right. but on the other hand, your correspondent is right that there are some not very well decided issues. i think chutkan got it exactly right, that when push comes to
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shove, biden has to decide. but before knowing that, there was supreme court precedent to the contrary. so it's sort of a toss-up. and they know that it means necessarily delaying things for a long time. so there would be a fight about it on the court. but it's not an easy no. there are some tricky issues here that they could bite on. >> all right. so good to see you, harry litman. thank you, sir. >> likewise. thank you. joining me to discuss, democratic congressman eric swalwell. i appreciate you joining us, especially now that we have this developing news. the judge has once again denied trump. she is pointing him to an appeals court. trump's team has started the appeals process. are you confident the committee is going to get these records come friday? >> yes, don. of course they should. the judge said he is not king. presidents are not king. he is not even president. and these laws were meant to protect sitting presidents. the question is why is he fighting so hard in the courts spending so much money to keep
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the records from being public? well w he know the answer. it's because it shows that he is guilty as hell at inciting, inflaming and aiming a mob at the capitol that day. >> cnn has exclusive reporting here. we are learning that the january 6th committee wants to hear from five members of the former vice president mike pence's inner circle. the rioters were after the then-vice president on the 6th even chanting "hang mike pence." some say they may be voluntarily willing to speak to the community. what information do you think these staffers will provide. >> they will know mike pence's mindset as he was talking to donald trump that day and what donald trump was doing. again, don, this was one of the
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largest crimes in american history. 675 arrests. hundreds of officers injured. one lost and a finger. one lost a eye. one died. five deaths by suicide. we want to know what donald trump's role was in this. during the impeachment trial we tried to get marc short and we were told by his lawyers that if we tried to bring him in for the trial, he would fight us in court. so that's going to be the challenge and that's why it's so important for the department of justice to look at anyone who refuses to come this under lawful subpoena with consciousness of guilt and you should end up in orange jumpsuits in a courtroom telling a judge why you are not going to cooperate. >> the house committee sending out more subpoenas this week. but people like steve bannon still defying the subpoenas. it's putting pressure on the attorney general, merrick garland to set an example and seek prosecution because i think, as i'm sure -- i don't want to put words in your mouth, they are possibly trying to run out clock. does the doj need to act and soon? >> i like that he is independent. i didn't like that donald trump told his doj what to do. but i will say the facts here feel pretty clear. i'll reserve judgment until he
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makes a decision. we have to be a country where the role of government is to govern, not to divide, and you don't see people thinking they are above the rule of law. right now the republican party is a party more comfortable with violence than voting and more comfortable with lawlessness than lawfulness and we need to put an end to that. >> the midterms are less than a year away. democrats are at real risk of losing the house. republicans would certainly move to shut down the committee. are you worried? i mentioned clock running out. are you worried clock is going to run out before all of this work is done? >> no. we are moving expeditiously on the january 6th commission. we know what's at stake, that these guys again they don't believe in voting, they believe in violence. so we have to deliver. and that's why we just delivered on a bipartisan infrastructure bill, bridges, roads, tunnels, rail. that's a climate project also, by the way. and we have to deliver on paid family leave, child tax credit
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being expanded, make are sure seniors have in home support services, expand education opportunities. we are going to do all of that with the build back better plan agenda and democrats will be regarded as delivering and republicans will be regarded as irresponsibly and violently dividing. >> since you mentioned the child family leave, you are on family leave right now and it's of utter importance to, right, to americans. and so i just want to put out this issue as personal for you. you are welcoming your new son into the world, hank. >> yeah, that's right, don. and it's important for fathers, too. it's certainly important for mothers, but studies have found that fathers who take parental leave, one, the marriages last a lot longer. the bond with the child also is much stronger, that fatherhood is not necessarily an inherited trait, it's a developed one. if you are pro-family, you would be pro-parental leave. in our house we have gone from two children to three. so the kids have taken the
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house. there is no filibuster here. we are in big trouble. >> you are the minority leader. >> that's right. permanently. >> thank you, congressman. congratulations. i appreciate you joining us. enjoy your family and your leave. thank you. an explosive day in the kenosha courtroom as kyle rittenhouse testifies in his own defense in his homicide trial. >> everybody that you shot at that night you intended to kill, correct? >> i didn't intend to kill them. i intended to stop the people who were attacking me. >> by killing them? >> i did what i had to do to stop the person who was attacking me. >> by killing them?
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really explosive moments as kyle rittenhouse takes the witness stand in his homicide trial in kenosha, wisconsin. breaking down under questioning claiming he feared one of the men he fatally shot would have grabbed his gun and killed him if he didn't fire first. here is cnn's sara sidner. >> reporter: kyle rittenhouse took the stand in his own defense for the killing of two men and wounding of another last summer during the unrest that exploded in kenosha, wisconsin. >> on the night of the 24th, were you aware of anything going on in kenosha? >> i knew there was protests, demonstrations and riots going on in the later evening. >> okay. and how were you aware of that? >> i saw videos on social media. >> reporter: the next day his friend suggested they go help protect businesses and they did, he testified. he said they went to the car source car dealership and the owners accepted their help. >> did they give you permission
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to be there? >> they did. >> reporter: rittenhouse was asked by a friend to put out a fire elsewhere. that led to his first deadly shooting. when it came time to talk about it, rittenhouse broke down in sobs saying he was cornered. >> i hear somebody scream "burn in hell" and i replied with "friendly, friendly, friendly." to let them know hey, i'm here to help. >> reporter: he noticed a dumpster fire, went towards it and was approached by two men. >> as i was stepping forward, i believe his name was joshua ziminski. he steps towards me with a pistol in his hand. as i'm walking towards to put out the fire, i dropped the fire extinguisher and take a step back. i look over my shoulder and mr. rosenbaum was now running from my right side. i was cornered from in front of me with mr. ziminski and there
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were -- there was people right there. >> take a deep breath. >> reporter: his sobbing prompted the judge to call for a break. rittenhouse returned completely composed. >> mr. rosenbaum was right there at the corner of the duramax, starting to chase me. a gunshot is fired from behind me and i take a few steps and that's when i turn around and as i'm turning around mr. rosenbaum is coming at me with his arms out in front of him. he -- i remember his hand on the barrel of my gun. >> as you see him lunging at you, what do you do?
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>> i shoot him. >> and how many times did you shoot? >> i believe four. >> reporter: rittenhouse says he began to run. >> people were screaming, get his ass, get his ass, get him, get him, get him. >> reporter: rittenhouse describes how and why he shot the other two men, saying he was defending his own life. >> mr. huber, he is holding a skateboard like a baseball bat and he swings it down and i block it with my arm trying to prevent it from hitting me, but it still hits me in the neck. as i block it, it goes flying somewhere off in the distance. >> and do you stop them? >> no. i get lightheaded. i almost pass out and i stumble and hit the ground. >> okay. >> i'm on my back. and mr. huber runs up. he, as i'm getting up, he strikes me in the neck with his skateboard a second time. >> then what happened?
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>> he grabs my gun and i can feel it pulling away from me and i can feel the strap starting to come off my body. >> and what do you do then? >> i fire one shot. >> after you fired, striking now we know mr. huber, what do you do? >> i lower my weapon and i see mr. grosskreutz. he lunges at me with his pistol pointed directly at my head. >> did you re-rack your weapon? >> i did not. >> reporter: that contradicted gaige grosskreutz testimony. he said rittenhouse tried to reload his gun. rittenhouse said he only fired at him when his life was in danger. prosecutors cross-examined rittenhouse. questioning him about why he possessed a gun. >> you are telling us the reason you wanted dominic to buy you an ar-15 as opposed to a pistol is the only reason was because you felt you couldn't lawfully possess a pistol? >> correct. >> you didn't pick out the ar-15 for any other reason?
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>> i thought it looked cool. >> reporter: the prosecution also tried to bring in evidence that rittenhouse had said he wished he had a gun to shoot shoplifters in the days before he arrived in kenosha. >> you would agree you are not allowed to use deadly force to protect property, correct? >> yes. >> but yet, you have previously indicated that you wished you had your ar-15 to protect someone's property, correct? >> reporter: the judge suddenly sent the jury out. then admonished the prosecutor for questions about evidence that he said he excluded from the trial and the prosecutor's questions about rittenhouse requesting an attorney after turning himself in to police. >> don't get brazen with me. you knew very well, you know very well that an attorney can't go into these types of areas when the judge has already ruled without asking outside the presence of the jury do so. so don't give me that. >> reporter: that was some of the tongue lashing the judge
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gave the prosecution. and the defense, of course, seizing on this moment, telling the judge that because of what he heard from the prosecutor, he is going to file a motion to dismiss. the judge said he would take it under advisement. we should mention the trial continued on and we heard more from rittenhouse and we heard the prosecution go after him for inconsistencies in his testimony. we do expect that rittenhouse is finished testifying and his friend who bought the ar-15 will testify tomorrow. >> thank you very much. i want to bring in judge hatchet, founder of the hatchet firm. judge, thank you so much. i can't wait to talk to you about this. good evening to you. it was an explosive day in court with kyle rittenhouse taking the stand. where do you think the case is given the evidence we have seen so far and his performance on the stand? >> well, i think, first of all, we so rarely see a defendant take the stand. don, they didn't have a choice.
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the defense had to put him on the stand today. and i think that the prosecutor scored some points, but i think that kyle being on the stand was compelling in the sense that he came across as saying i'm fearful, i really thought i was -- my life was in danger, and that has to be an element under wisconsin law to really be able to establish self-defense. now, does that shift the burden? of course it doesn't. it always stays with the state and the prosecutors. but there was so much other stuff going on, as we saw in this package. i mean, the judge went ballistic today. i mean -- >> i want to talk to you about that. >> okay. >> give me a second. you said they had no choice, the defense. why -- quickly, before we get to the judge, why didn't they have a choice? >> absolutely. i am glad we are circling back to that. i think that they had to have
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him go on the stand and say, i feared for my life. >> got it. >> i was there. he said i was there, you know, to protect the property. you can't use deadly force to protect the property. but i think that the jury had to hear from him that he really was in fear of his life to be able to solidify a defense based on the notion of self-defense and that he somehow was justified in doing what he did. let's just remember, the first person, rosenbaum, did not have a weapon. the second person had a skateboard. now, there is another different kind of discussion about the third victim who did have a gun, and i think that that's probably the strongest argument that the prosecutors have with the victim who survived because there was a gun drawn and i think that there probably is
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going to be room for self-defense. >> let's talk about judge schroeder now. he admonished the prosecution multiple times today. let's take a look and we'll talk. >> i was astonished when you began your examination by commenting on the defendant's post-arrest silence. that's basic law. it's been the basic law in this country for 40 years, 50 years. i have no idea why you would do something like that. don't get brazen with me. you are an experienced trial attorney and you are telling me when the judge says i am excluding it, you just take it upon yourself to put it in because you think that you have found a way around it? come on. >> i thought this is my good-faith explanation to you. >> i don't believe you. there better not be another incident. i'll take the motion under advisement. >> okay. you're a judge. most people watching were saying, wait, what? they have never seen a judge
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this angry or act this way. i am not sure if it's common. >> it's not. >> was that over-the-top performance warranted based on the prosecution's performance today? >> i thought it was over the top, don. technically, the judge was right on the two points. he had already ruled in a pretrial order that that evidence about his comments in wanting to come and do something before this incident should be excluded. but the basic law is, and this is basic, everybody knows this, and for lay people, let me just explain to you that the person has a constitutional right to be silent. i mean, they do that in miranda warnings. it's very, very clear. and so for the prosecutor to have commented on that was not correct. but i thought that the judge's reaction was over the top.
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i thought it was -- i mean, we're human. i get that. and sometimes things will really just set you off. but in this situation i thought it was extreme today. i really did. let me also say to you that the jury was not in the jury room when that happened. they were not in the courtroom, but they were not in the jury room. they had been moved to the library. it's my understanding the library is close to the courtroom. and there was a reporter who said that he was yards away and could hear what the judge was saying. and so i think with all of those kinds of things, and given just the intensity and the scrutiny of this case, and emotion is really what i want to say, such an emotional case, that i think the judge has to be very, very careful. >> hey, judge, i just -- quick answer if you can because i have so much to get to. i apologize in advance. do you think, is it possible -- i guess it's possible -- the
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jury can are turned off by such actions from the judge? i am just asking. >> no. i think that's exactly right. and that's why i was concerned about the proximity when i understood that the jurors were moved to the library and not to a jury room. i think that's the case. but it's also the prosecutor was really, you know, took some risks today because the motion to -- for -- to dismiss, he took under advisement for the motion for a mistrial. >> with prejudice, meaning they could never bring it back. >> could never bring it back. and retry it. but that's not going to happen in this case. i would bet money on that. i don't think that will happen. i will shorten my answer so we can cover more. >> judge, thank you very much. we hope to have you back. we will continue to follow this. you be well. thank you so much. >> i look forward to it. great to see you. >> thank you. so big testimony today in the trial for the murder of ahmaud arbery.
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new developments tonight in the trial of three white men accused of murdering ahmaud arbery. the defense claims they were tempt ago citizens arrest of arbery when he was out jogging. new testimony today is chipping away at that claim. cnn's martin savage has the story.
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>> reporter: dave force saw prosecutors continuing to dismantle the defense's claim. the day 25-year-old ahmaud arbery was killed. on the witness stand, a detective testified when he asked gregory mcmichael if he had seen arbery commit a crime that day, mcmichael said he didn't know. and that it was up to investigators to figure that out. here is the detective reading mcmichael's answer from a transcript. >> that's just it. i don't know. that's what i told -- i told what's her name out there. i said, listen, you might want to knock on doors down there because this guy had just done something that he was fleeing from. >> reporter: in earlier testimony the first officer to interview gregory mcmichael while still on the scene said he never once mentioned the men were attempting to apprehend arbery. >> did he ever tell you, while you're talking to him, that he was attempting to make a citizen's arrest? >> no, ma'am. >> did he ever use the word arrest? >> no, ma'am.
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>> reporter: the last moments of arbery's life captured on a cellphone video taken by one of the defendants, william "roddie" bryan. it shows two armed white men, father and son, gregory and travis mcmichael confronting arbery as he runs down the road. travis mcmichael struggle over the shotgun. arbery is shot three times and collapses. gregory mcmichael's defense attorney argued the senior mcmichael feared arbery was going to kill his son travis if he got control of the shotgun. >> if he had gotten that shotgun and there was any separation between travis and him, i was going to cap his ass. >> dear god, we call you -- >> reporter: outside the courthouse, arbery's family and attorneys held a prayer vigil. the reverend al sharpton called it a lynching of the 21st century that for a long time received little or no attention. >> let's not be fooled. they never intended for these three to be in a courtroom. come on.
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the reason they are even on trial is because some of us stood with this father and mother and demanded justice. >> reporter: back in court, the prosecution interviewed the first witness from the neighborhood where arbery was killed. matthew albenze, the voice in the call to police that first reported arbery in the neighborhood that day. >> what is he doing? >> running down the street. >> reporter: when he called police, he dialed the non-emergency number for the glynn county police department, not 911. something he was asked about on the witness stand. >> you didn't dial 911? >> no. >> all right. >> why didn't you dial 911? >> i did not see an emergency. >> reporter: not long after he says he heard gunshots and when he went to the scene he was shocked to see the person he had just reported to authorities now lying in a pool of blood in the middle of the road and gregory and travis mcmichael standing nearby.
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>> martin, good evening to you. the state decided to try all three men at the same time. that's making for a complicated trial, no? >> reporter: remarkably so. i mean, i have covered a lot of trials. i never covered a trial with three defendants being tried at the same time. just the logistics inside of that courtroom. you have the prosecution and normally you would have the defense. in this case you have the prosecution, the defense, the defense, the defense, and you have got the three defendants in there at the same time. so, say like today, when the state would call a witness, that witness would likely be interviewed or asked questions four different times. first by the state and then by each member of that defense team. there are six attorneys for those three defendants. so when there are objections, sometimes one jumps up or two or sometimes all three attorneys jump up or sometimes one defense attorney disagree with what the objection is on the part of
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another defense attorney, so the judge has to say, hold on a minute, the jury is excused and they work that out. that happens multiple times a day. and it just creates this tremendous sense of frustration in the courtroom and it shows. don. >> martin savidge, appreciate the reporting. martin will be covering this to the end. so, he says that he won't eat until congress passes voting rights. joe madison, there he is, he is here, not eating, and it could be a very long time until he does, sadly. we are going to talk next. is now a good time for a flare-up? enough, crohn's! for adults with moderate to severe crohn's or ulcerative colitis, stelara® can provide relief, and is the first approved medication to reduce inflammation on and below the surface of the intestine in uc. you, getting on that flight? back off, uc! stelara® may increase your risk of infections, some serious, and cancer.
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so i want you you to pay attention to this segment. it's, really important. legislation to protect voting rights for black americans is stalled in the senate by republicans who claim sit a power grab for democrats. siriusxm host joe madison calls that bunk. monday he began a hunger strike, telling his listeners he won't eat until the legislation is passed and signed into law. he is joining me now. joe, you know how i feel about this issue. there is no more important issue, i believe. day three of your hunger strike. how's it going?
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>> well, it's going okay. i mean, you know, this isn't my first rodeo with hunger strikes. you know, our friend, you know, the late, great dick gregory, i have been on hunger strikes with him. but this has to be done, you know, the first reconstruction ended in 1877. and don, the first thing that the southern dixie crats went after was the vote, particularly the vote of the african-americans, and all hell broke loose. there were massacres in south carolina. your forefathers' home state of louisiana, they killed people. they ran them out of office. because they didn't want african americans in particular to have the power of the vote. well, some of us think that we're now on the verge of the end of the second reconstruction. look what happened after the
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last presidential election, don. you know, it was because, in many cases, of the african american vote that we turned a ruby red state like georgia blue, and what's the first thing they did? they introduced -- >> yeah. >> yes. >> i got to ask you, let me ask you though, i thought -- >> but they -- 400 -- yeah. i was going to say there have been 400 voter suppression laws introduced in 49 states. >> yes. >> 400 laws to suppress our vote in 49 states. >> you have said -- >> stop it. >> you have said that you are willing to die for this cause, and you know that there are people, as you have said, who were massacred and died fighting for this. i asked the current president, joe biden, at a town hall about this. we talked about protecting voting rights. listen and i want your response.
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>> you talked about people -- this is important for people who look like me. my grandmother would sit around when i was a kid, fifth grade, had a fifth grade education, i learned that she couldn't read when i was doing my homework. she would tell me stories about people asking her to count the number of jelly beans in the jar or the soap. and so why is protecting the filibuster, is that more important than protecting voting rights? especially for people who fought and died for that? [ applause ] >> no, it's not. i want to see the united states congress, the united states senate pass s 1 and s 4, the john lewis act, get on my desk so i can sign it. >> have you reached out to the administration? have you heard anything from them? >> oh, they are aware of it. absolutely. i reached out to members of congress.
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i have had members of the senate reach out to me. i talked to senator cory booker. this morning i had an interview with congressman clyburn. now, he said on my show that this is very important. he believes that the john lewis voting rights act might pass. so there is a lot of talk that's going on. but, look, you know, the one thing that i have learned a long time ago is that we need more than moments. this moment you had with president biden, what we need is a movement. and that's why i'm doing it. and here is the one thing we know about history. all movements require sacrifice. now, look, people say, you know, my wife asked me the same question. she said -- she looked me in the i-after i went to the doctor to
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get a baseline of my health. she said, are you telling me -- we were in the car together. leaving the doctor's office. she said, are you telling me that you are willing to die for this cause? and i gave her a one-word answer. yes. and the reality is -- the reality is, if we don't stop this, it's not about me. it is about -- i've got four children, five grandchildren, one great-grandchild. it's about them. and i don't want in 50 years from now and when they read the history books and ask the question, well, what did pop pop do about it? you know, what did these folks do about it and find out their vote has been weakened. john lewis made it clear. nothing is more precious in this democracy than votes. >> we have to leave it at that. joe -- >> you know, i just -- hey, we have to do this. >> well, you're making a very important sacrifice. you're making a very important sacrifice and it's not beyond yourself.
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this is really important. i appreciate what you're doing. we're going to continue to check on you. i'm going to have to call your wife, as well, to see you are okay. you are already a thin man naturally. i want you to be safe, but i want people to pay attention. it's important to remind people just how important this is. thank you very much. >> i don't want to thin out our votes. >> see you soon, joe, thank you so much. we'll be right back, everyone.
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