tv Campaign 2020 Tom Steyer Meets with Teamsters in Manchester NH CSPAN February 7, 2020 11:53am-12:35pm EST
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>> democratic presidential candidate tom steyer campaigns in new hampshire and talked to this teamsters -- teamsters local 33 ahead of tuesday's primary. >> right here. >> i have been in it 45 years. >> we should have some part-timers coming up this morning and some of the drivers. >> what was a factor? >> the trucks in the morning. >> okay. is tom steyer here?
>> mister steyer, i work for 7 news. do you have time for questions why we are waiting? our latest 7 news poll shows you crossed a point yesterday of one%. what do you need to do to stay competitive? in the primary? >> i don't know what that poll is but in south carolina, two or three, the last poll, 24% black community. i am doing really well in the latino community. it is going to be career dissemination and beat donald trump. >> in emerson college, bernie sanders is the front runner, likely voters in new hampshire. why do you think people should vote for you over bernie?
>> i can take down trump. i can beat trump on the economy. he is running on the economy. i can show that he is a liar and a fake, terrible for the american people. democratic candidate of got to do that. i have the experience to do it and looking forward to it. >> how long you prepared to stay in the race? >> i'm prepared to stay. >> you said 200 million, could be more, of your own finances into this. do you think this was a good investment? >> there is something wrong with this country. i am trying to stand up to get government to fight for the people again. we are not going to get any of the progressive policies without things like affordable healthcare as a right, college education, living wage, we are not getting everything.
i spent ten years and beat them every time, not getting progressive policies and we have got to do it. i am the person who can do it. and make it a priority. i am running for a reason. >> climate change is your first priority. you stand out in that regard. >> i'm the only person who can get it done. >> you are one of the first to call for impeachment. now that it is over was it worth it? >> if you are asking me if it is right to stand up for what is right in the united states of america? of course i do. we have the most corrupt president in america. republicans very the evidence refused to have witnesses, refused to let the information go out to the american people. 8 million people signed our petition. they dragged washington dc to understand right and wrong, some republicans broke arose to
the american people and the constitution. that is really wrong. what we were standing for is what is right. what happened was a sham, a cover-up. >> you think a censure vote would be more effective with your thoughts on romney breaking with party? >> this is the most corrupt president in american history. what should have happened is for him to be impeached and removed. senator romney is the only senator in history who voted to impeach against party lines. >> have you heard from voters in new hampshire saying they are going to vote? >> of course. i did a townhall yesterday. >> in the senate this may not have been what you wanted. going through this entire impeachment process has been a positive thing not just for you but democrat in the country as a whole? >> of course it is. we are the most corrupt
president in american history, standing up against that, standing up for what is right is the traditional thing for america to do. absolutely it is right. you can never allow something that is wrong to flourish with outstanding against it. the fact that senate republicans executed a cover-up under mitch mcconnell and broke their oath of office, ashamed to walk out the door in the morning. .. you're on board without? >> absolutely, 100%. >> if we bail out banks to the tune of hundreds of billions of
dollars, why would we abandon workers? how does that make any sense? how do we break this organized attack on people and organized labor? it's been going on since ronald reagan. very successful, very organized and that's got to stop. just let you guys know if we do what i'm talking about in doing the building this country, the highest percentage unionized labor in the united states since 1945. >> that's what we need to. >> it is. something has gone really wrong. people think breaking union is way to break working people. >> we've got to fight back. >> absolutely. >> it's good to see. thanks for your help. >> my pleasure. >> were going to take a walk.
>> i also know, , a friend of me owns -- [inaudible] an orthodox recovery basis. what are you going to do to help? i've had over 100 friends die and i literally watched my best friend of mine, my close friend die. >> an extra $75 billion. i put the money out there. i've also for decriminalizing possession of -- >> i see more kids come around and go in, like fire safety rescue. they had a building within people helping going in. they shut down the program because it was a getting the correct funding and that was saving more lives in manchester
that i have seen in years literally. that to me, rather than punishing people, how do we support them? >> look at who we had for president who sat there, sat there. >> who said that? [inaudible] >> he said new hampshire was garbage as far as he was concerned. >> i view this as a as a health issue. >> it's a major health issue. >> tens of thousands of people dying last year. we need to address this as a health issue in support people to help them do what you've done. >> honestly, five years is great, fantastic. >> i would put 755 billion and. >> i have a pair. i have to remind my kids, , my oldest son lives in germany. they have a problem over there.
my oldest daughter lives in north carolina. she ended up going in at the had to find a place to go to get help and and i said you need h. it's hard because i sat there, for kids, they shut and what of the biggest programs, the recently shut that down one of the biggest programs for kids here in new hampshire. >> when you say kids, how old? >> my daughter is now 16. she was 15 when she ended up using and ended up almost dying. she use mushrooms and other weird things, whatever. these things are out there and all around. one thing i've never seen is nfl. nfl. they keep saying we have funding -- >> $75 billion be tremendous help. >> yes. >> rather than deny, rather than punishing it -- >> exactly. >> that's what i'm for. >> that's what i'm looking for.
>> that's exactly what i am four. >> thank you. >> i think it's knowing a little harder, gentlemen. >> house this note treating you? >> you know, i don't mind the cold. >> really? >> does is bring you back your high school days? >> yes. >> you've got an event later on today, correct? >> yes. got to do a bunch of things today. >> our family used to go this summer to lake. kind of find the phone numbers of all the kids i grew up to see
if they could come. >> it's a beautiful area. >> i'm really looking for because next is on campuses including keene state but i've never gone to keene the state. >> i've been to keene state a few times. >> i'm so looking forward to this. let me go talk to them. >> yeah, go ahead. >> what's your name? >> kevin. >> nice to meet you. working inside? >> always. >> hard work, , wearing shorts. thank you for coming over. i've been doing this campaign for over ten years. first part of labor, best part of labor, last partner will be labor. it's been a forty-year war on working people, prevent people from organizing and working together. it's work and we have to fight back. >> i would like to see it
happen. >> we have to fight back. and if they do the building program of talking about, highest percentage of organize union workers in the time since 1945. a strong union state california, 100% behind unions. it's kind of like if you bail out the banks why whinges about working people who are just getting paid what they earned? you would have to be crazy to be in a country who would do the first one and not the cycle and. >> right. >> yes. >> everybody needs to make a living. thank you, sir. you have a good day. >> you, too. >> are you ready for some coffee, have something to eat?
>> how are you? >> hey, tom steyer, very nice to meet you. i actually delivered to one perimeter road, your shop. great kids over there. they help me every single time. >> first partner, unions, best partner, unions, last partner, unions. >> very nice to meet you, tom. >> what was your dad to name? >> phil. >> i knew your dad a long time ago. >> nice to meet you. good luck. have a great day, guys.
>> i'm 27 and i want to talk about alzheimer's. [inaudible] so as you probably know, or as you may know, a number of people with alzheimer's -- -- >> over what period of time? >> the next 30 years. today, 99.9% -- from the time it takes to develop a mold to get to market it takes 16 years. [inaudible] when i think about this, i'm
trump, the most incompetent president. >> and what are you doing at her this morning? you seem to be earning at. >> here's what i would like to do. i'm trying to get the chance to meet people -- these of the people i want to fight for. >> do you feel like you're getting your message across? >> i do. >> great. thanks. [inaudible conversations]
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