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channel tuesday for full coverage of those big new york primaries. that's it for today. have a great week and we'll see you next "fox news sunday." good morning. donald trump still suggesting the delegate process is rigged as we approach the pivotal new york primary. hi, everybody. i'm maria bartiromo. welcome to "sunday morning futures." trump sharing that message with supporters as the republican national committee says it's up to the campaigns to know the rules. a spokesperson for the rnc will join me in moments. and then ted cruz tried to stay a few steps ahead of trump. former house speaker newt gingrich on how this can affect chances of a contested convention and what are issues most important to voters as we
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approach tuesday's primary. we'll get more as we look ahead to "sunday morning futures." republican candidates entering the homestretch. the polls have donald trump holding on to a solid lead, ted cruz is worki ining hard behind scenes picking up 14 delegates last night at the convention in wyoming. still, trump is holding onto a lead of 197 delegates above overall. and now the focus is on the empire state. 95 delegates are up for grabs in new york this coming tuesday. let's talk about what's at stake with rnc communications director. always a pleasure. thank you so much for joining us. >> good morning. thank you. >> i saw a few headlines saying the rnc is doing a shake-up ahead of the convention in july. can you explain the changes that are happening right now? >> actually, it's the opposite. what the chairman has asked members of the rnc as we head into our final meeting before the convention is not to make any recommendations and leave this to delegates elected by the grassroots.
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what this convention should be about whether it's our platform or nomination, is to empower the delegates elected from coast to coast to determine the nominee of this party for the next four years which they have done since the 1800s. >> it's so funny. you read these headlines that say the rnc wants this big shake-up and then you read through the article and you read through the notes and it's actually you're saying don't make any changes. that's the shake-up that the press is talking about. >> as i've learned, i mean, a lot of times it is about getting the clicks. when you point out you have to read the story to understand what's going on. i think it is news in the sense that traditionally the rnc makes recommendations to the convention about changes it wants for the party but chairman priebus believes its delegates that make this party great and he wants delegates elected to decide the direction of the party and the platform and the key things that make this party
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great. that frankly is why we're different than the democrats. we are a states right party. we're not a party built on superdelegates. our delegates that will be there in cleveland are folks elected state to state by congressional districts and counties and grassroots republican voters and that's important. >> which is why right now you see all of the candidates try to schmooze all of the delegates to try to make sure that they are in their corner come july. leaving it up to the delegates though, that really tells me that anything can happen come july. >> it's a majority of delegates that make all of the decisions. you're going to have 1,237 delegates decide their platform changes or rules to convention matter. it's a majority of those delegates. when it comes to the nomination which is a big part of the convention that everyone pays attention to, you'll have bound delegates. in the case of florida, 99 delegates elected. winner take all. those delegates are bound to donald trump no matter what they personally think or who they
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might personally vote for. but when it comes to the nomination, that part of the convention, the delegates are bound in most cases to who the people in that particular state or congressional district voted for. when it comes to the rules and platform, that's a different situation. in every one of those, it's a majority that carries the day. whatever 1,237 want, that will be the outcome that's achieved. >> having said that, do you risk the perception as has been the case because of donald trump making noise about this that is not what the people thought. the people think they vote for somebody and their vote matters and now we know and we see that it's actually the delegates who will choose the president of the united states. >> again, i think back in 2000, people learned a lot about civics when they saw electoral college make a decision. al gore won the popular vote. it's the electoral college. i understand sometimes that there might not be a full
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awareness of how the process works. it's incumbent upon us at the rnc and you've seen the chairman go out over and over again the last ten days and he'll continue to be out there explaining this process. we spent 40 plus years since we've had an open convention and potential of that still looms right now. i think it's incumbent upon us at the rnc to explain the process. i think what's really important for people to really understand is that the republican party is a party built on members. members who have joined the party and those members, those grassroots voters and activists, they get to decide in each state how that state is going to operate and specifically how it's going to allocate and select its delegate. if you think about it for a second, it makes a lot of sense. if you're the member of a club, people who aren't a member don't get to decide the rules or who becomes the officers. if you're a member of hoa and community votes on zoning particulars, people who don't live in your community don't get
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to vote. i think what people need to understand is the republican party, each state and territory in the district of columbia has members of that party that create the rules and decide how they're going to operate and then the republican national committee is a states right party. allows those states to tell us how they made their decisions, the rules they operate. but the big point is since october of last year, all of the rules have been available for everybody to see. the candidates, the public, the media. so everybody has known how the process works. now that we're at this point in the contest, everyone is paying attention. john mccain who was presumptive nominee in march of 2008. mitt romney in april of 2012. so for a long time, people haven't really cared about the process. this time the good side is we see huge turnouts in all of these states and more voters are participating in a process that they haven't in the past and that's a good thing for the process. it's a good thing for our party. >> very briefly, go through potential outcomes here. is it potential outcome that none of the candidates get 1,237 by the end of the convention
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on thursday or friday of that week in july? >> right now, the magic number is 1,237. donald trump is the only one that can get 1,237 bound delegates. the last day of voting is june 7th. there are 303 delegates up for grabs including 172 in california alone. on that day, either donald trump will have 1,237 bound delegates or he won't. if he has 1,237 bound delegates, he'll be the presumptive nominee. if he doesn't, we'll go into an open convention in cleveland and we'll start balloting at that point. the rules committee will meet the week prior to determine the rules for the convention made up of those delegates and then that's how we'll begin balloting and once a candidate receives that majority, 1,237, they will then become the nominee of our party. >> all right. we'll be watching. exciting times. thank you so much for joining us. we appreciate it.
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a drove of delegates up for grabs in new york's primary this upcoming tuesday. how tuesday's outcome could affect a contested election in july. let us know what you would like to hear from newt gingrich coming up live next. we're looking ahead on "sunday morning futures." "sunday morning futures."
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in whether we go into a contested convention. you said there won't be a contested convention. >> i don't think there will. there are two things to cue off of on tuesday night on the republican side. one, is trump above 80 delegates? if he's above 80 delegates i think it gets hard to imagine him not getting to 1,237. that's a huge amount. the other is who gets extra delegates? is it kasich or cruz? if kasich comes in ahead of cruz in new york, it's hard for cruz to run around the country and say he's the only alternative and i think if the same thing happens to him in pennsylvania and in new jersey and in connecticut, kasich has a pretty good argument to say, hey, i'm a legitimate alternative, too, and i think that makes it even harder to stop trump. >> and you said 80. if trump gets -- you say 80 out of 95 delegates, that sounds like a landslide. >> it will be.
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we know it's going to be for all practical purposes a landslide. every poll shows him at 50% or better in a three-way field. kasich is closest at 26. so some of the polls are showing him up above 60. if trump gets above 60%, it will be very hard to imagine that he's not the presumptive nominee at that point. the other thing to look for is what kind of an evening is it? this is a moment for trump to build on what he just did at the new york republican dinner where he was very statesmanlike, very positive. gave a very good controlled speech. if he were to come out tuesday night having won big, treat his opponents with dignity, and then claim the mantel of the presumptive nominee, that will psychologically strengthen him going into the rest of the campaign. >> let's talk about the rest of the campaign and what's ahead, newt. once we get through new york, you have some really important contests as well like pennsylvania, a whole host of
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delegates there, new jersey, and then you're talking about june 7th in california, which a lot of people are saying, well, certainly ted cruz believes and he's said this as you know that california will decide who will be the nominee. what's your take on these upcoming primaries? >> california is so big that it should have a pretty big affect unless trump has swept the board by then in which case he'll also sweep california. but because california divides up by congressional district for most of its delegates, i can imagine cruz who has won a very sophisticated and very intelligent campaign, i can imagine him targeting key congressional districts and being very competitive unless he collapses the national media. one of the lessons i learned over a long time in politics is if a national wave starts to build, it drowns local communications. so what cruz has to worry about is that if he loses new york and then he loses connecticut and
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then he loses new jersey and he loses rhode island and so forth and loses pennsylvania, at what point does he begin to fade as an alternative so that even if he has great messaging one district at a time, it's just shrugged off by people frankly by those watching fox news. you reach the whole country every time you're on fox news or the other networks and that gives you efficiency that trump has proven that's very powerful. >> you know, ordinarily i would try to look at what industries are most prevalent in places like new york, where the jobs are, where the economic vibrancy is to get a sense of what's important to the people as they vote this upcoming tuesday. but this election has been driven by sentiment and by perception of leadership and toughness. do you think that matters today as we look to new york considering the fact that financial services is the largest industry, health care is getting rewired, business services is where the jobs have
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been, should we look at areas like that to get a sense of new york? >> i think what's happened that makes this year so different both in the democratic and republican parties is that people are so fed up that the normal localized interest that you would expect them to focus on is drowned in this larger sense that the country is a mess, washington has elites are out of control and on the republican side the great advantage trump has is people want someone strong enough to kick over the table and so they look and say, you know, this guy is big enough that he'll kick over the table and you attack him on a small thing and they don't care. he'll kick over the table. same thing is building on the democratic side. with every week that goes by, sanders gains ground and hillary loses ground. it tells you something is happening with the american people that is even more important than the candidates. there's an underlying conversation under way that the current structures just don't
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work and they have to be profoundly changed. >> which is why i raise the question. it really is extraordinary this time around. a word on hillary versus bernie. pretty amazing that bernie sanders is coming so close to her. is there a chance bernie sanders can take new york? >> well, that would be one of the great upsets of the year but it's possible. i don't think it's likely because she is still nine or ten points ahead with only two days to go. what you get with sanders is all of the late deciders decide for him and against her and you get a higher turnout because his voters are so much more passionate than hers. my guess is she'll still win but the odds are pretty good she's going to win in a limping and not very impressive style and then go on to the next fight and this ain't going to end. bernie figured out a model of a strong message, acceptable personality and the internet to raise money $27 at a time and he's actually outraising her now so by the time they get to
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california, he may be able to outspend her four or five to one. both the republican and democratic tracks, both of them, are amazingly different than anything i have ever seen. >> unbelievable. newt, always a pleasure. thanks so much. we'll see you soon. with just two days and counting until the important new york primary, what are the important issues for voters in the empire state? we'll talk to two people with close ties to new york as we look ahead today on "sunday morning futures."
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critical new york primary tuesday night. what are the biggest issues for gop voters in the empire state? we'll talk about it with nan and elliott. good to see you both. thank you so much for joining us. the question that i just asked newt gingrich was appropriate because ordinarily you would say what matters to new yorkers? let's look at the unemployment situation. let's look at where the growth is. it would become clear what's important to new york voters. it's different this time around, isn't it? >> we have a fascinating primary process obviously. we have a blunt spoken businessman. we have a constitutionalist and we have a pragmatic, proven governor all of whom represent some part of what voters are talking about right now. they're frustrated. people in new york are fed up with their high taxes, with unemployment, you know, they want a path forward and we have three different people, any of
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whom would be preferable to the democratic nominees. >> what do you think, congressman, people are focused on? what's most important and will drive their vote tuesday? >> people want a result orientated candidate. they think that washington is broken and that's why you see in both parties, i think, a lot of rumblings but i think what people want someone who is steady and who is proven, who has a record of getting things done. it's one of the reasons i support hillary clinton. i think she's shown that through the years. she was senator of new york for eight years. >> how does she get around this whole narrative of she's establishment? washington is broken and she's part of it? >> well, i think if that's the main thrust of what someone is thinking, they probably won't be for establishment candidates. i don't think that -- i think she has a record and a good record and she's smart and intelligent and results orientated and hard working and
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the kind of senator she was for us in new york, i think that's the kind of president she'll be. she's had everything thrown at her but the kitchen sink and still coming up on top and i think she'll be the next president. >> what we've seen in washington and here in new york is that a government heavy system doesn't work. it enriches those who are on the inside and hillary clinton is the ultimate insider. certainly that's what gop voters are looking at. that's why frankly two of the candidates we have obviously, mr. trump and senator cruz, are regarded as outsiders because people are fed up with a system that empowers those who have money, resources, connections to get ahead. >> why is why outsiders are in the lead right now because people say, okay, forget about the fact that for example financial services is the largest industry in new york and that the unemployment rate is below the national average, i want change. i'm not feeling good about a system that's broken so go with a guy who as newt said would
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knock over the table. >> you want to go with someone who is competent and understands the issues. i think donald trump has shown that he really doesn't understand the issues and i think ted cruz has shown that he's so rigid that a lot of his own colleagues don't even want to support him. i think we need to have somebody who has a proven track record of getting things done and working frankly across the aisle and i think hillary clinton has done that and she'll do it as president. >> are you surprised she's getting such a tight race from bernie sanders? >> i'm not surprised because i think bernie -- i know bernie, too. i served with him for 16 years in the house. he has the ability to get people enthused about his campaign. especially the young people. >> why did you support hillary over bernie sanders? >> when you looked a what they've accomplished, hillary has accomplished more. i think the democratic party will unite and will move
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forward. eight years ago you had the same thing between barack obama and hillary clinton and the party united and went to victory, and i think that will happen again. >> nan, do you think republicans will unite and who will they rally around? >> they have to. we have an interesting spectrum of candidates. any one of them on their worst day would be better in terms of advancing policies that will actually help the american people to be empowered and to do better. any of them on their worst day will be better than hillary or senator sanders on their best day. >> that's a matter of opinion. >> republicans need to remember never say never. vote for the nominee. whoever it is, republicans need to unite. >> if it's not donald trump, will the gop voters still come out? will voters still come out because there is the sense if it's not their guy, there will be a real upset. >> it's going to be up to senator cruz or governor kasich if one emerges from the
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convention and there could very well be a contested convention and they'll have to do a lot with rules, those two candidates whoever it is that ends up nominee will have to work very hard to unite the party and they'll have to reach out to people who feel this effect. >> i think hillary clinton said it. the margin difference between her and bernie sanders now is a lot more than it was between her and barack obama. it was much closer between hillary clinton and barack obama and the party united and won and that will happen and that will happen. >> do you worry about the fbi investigation if anything comes out of this? is there a plan b just in case? >> we're not thinking of plan bs. we support hillary and we believe that she's telling the truth and she's had everything thrown at her but the kitchen sink and she's still leading in the polls. i think that tells you something. >> ultimate insider. >> good to see you both. great conversation. the democratic candidates
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>> welcome back. the new york primary just two days away. bernie sanders making a final push looking for support in brooklyn. hillary clinton also campaigning up to the last minute. both candidates feeling good about their chances heading into this pivotal contest. >> what we need to do and what i feel good about our campaign is we're just busting through and forcing a discussion that the establishment would just as soon push underneath the rug. >> he sticks to his talking points. he constantly says, well, you know, i represent a small rural state and we don't have any gun laws and the problem is not the lack of laws. well, i just don't buy that. >> let's bring in our panel on that note. ed rollins, fox news political analyst, mary is on the editorial board for "the wall
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street journal," judith miller, a fox news contributor. good to see everybody. thanks for being here. bernie sanders campaign is busting out. >> i came back from pennsylvania and i arrived at the rally the other day and took me an hour to get home. it was a mob. i haven't seen a mob like that since the vietnam day. we had 25,000 people in new york city, it's pretty extraordinary. >> i wonder if it's partly they really do believe in bernie sanders' policies or is it because they just don't like hillary clinton? >> i think it's a combination of both. and that's the strength of bernie sanders. i mean, he does manage to get an average of $27 contribution from 7 million people in america. that's extraordinary. she's got this nomination barring a black swan or something, she has it wrapped up
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but the danger of bernie sanders to her is that he keeps pushing her to the left. he pushes her on trade issues and on minimum wage and on other areas where she's just not comfortable for the general election. >> good point to make. as much as you would expect that she would be all in for the $15 minimum wage, for example, because that's where bernie is and that's really been the democratic talking point and leadership message, she's not there. >> the debate was revealing because she was pressed on this issue and she said, well, i support $12 but then bernie pressed her and she said maybe i would -- i would sign a $15 minimum wage if it came to my desk as president, of course. she was hesitant to say that because she knows deep down
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inside of raising the price of lowering low-skilled workers keeps people out of the workforce. her husband knew that. her husband ran on raising the minimum wage but fought against teddy kennedy when he wanted to push through a big increase and judy is right on this point. hillary has moved far to the left. she supported the transpacific partnership trade deal and now she's against it. there's no talk of serious reform. >> we had a guest that said when it gets to my desk that i'm going to be forced to pay out $15 minimum wage for low-skilled workers. i'll have to rejuggle everything and fire people. >> that's liberalism. it's selfish. i want to feel good about giving people something without caring
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about the results. you look at that with obamacare and effect of minimum wage on cities like los angeles. it's about how they feel and not whether or not it helps the poor or low skilled in this country. >> it will have a big impact on smaller restaurants and they can't afford it. you have to raise the price of food which means places like mcdonald's and others are driven by the price of food. i can tell you that you'll end up in ten years everything will be robotic. an ipad like in an airport, order a big mac. machine will make it and these communities where franchises are out there will lay people off. >> you have to hope there will be other jobs to absorb those people that require hire skill advancement. let's talk about president clinton for a second. >> he's on the verge of blowing his top. i hope his health survives. she may survive and get the nomination but my sense is he's having a rough time of hearing his administration attacked, his wife attacked. if he could punch out bernie sanders, he would do it in a heartbeat. >> has he become a liability? >> i don't think so. he does things she can't do. he can defend his own crime
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bill, which bernie sanders voted for, whereas she can't do that now because part of her base really doesn't like the crime bill. so i think he's still useful and still the big dog and he can still attract a certain kind of democrat that is alienated by her. >> what does it say about the democratic party that they disassociate themselves from a bill that was about getting super predators off the street and somehow it's not okay for us to say or them to say on the political left that that was a bad thing and there shouldn't be consequences for personal actions? i mean, again, it's another indication of how far left the party has moved. it's embarrassing for hillary clinton to run only two points in some polls ahead of bernie sanders in her home state of new york. let's think about that. >> with all due respect, really, when we talk about parties in trouble, i would say the republicans at this point have a lot more to worry about than the democratic party. >> right now we're focused on democrats and truth of the
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matter is it won't be eyes to -- won't be easy to get those young people -- this is their first campaign. they're enthusiastic about bernie sanders and if he gets shortchanged, then that automatically will come back. >> we'll get to the other side. we'll do that next. donald trump may be ahead in delegates but he could still lose out on the gop nomination at a contested convention. the panel examines the republican side of the race next as we look ahead on "sunday morning futures" today. as we look ahead on "sunday morning futures" today. you say men are superior drivers? yeah? then how'd i get this... [ voice of dennis ] driving bonus check? every six months without an accident, allstate sends a check. silence. are you in good hands?
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increasing complaints about the system being rigged and ted cruz winning delegates he thinks he should get and facebook's mark zuckerberg taking shots at donald trump and facebook saying what can they do to prevent a trump presidency and the film last night about anita hill say it's unfair to clarence thomas. we'll talk about that. >> we'll see you. we're also covering that right now so hopefully we'll be watching you in 15 minutes to get the other side of the story. ted cruz wins all of the 14 delegates up for grabs in wyoming. the wyoming state convention yesterday as he tries to prevent donald trump from clinching the nomination before the republican convention this july. trump is calling on the rnc to make changes to nomination process saying it's rigged against him. i spoke with two delegates this past week who say despite trump's claims, they think the selection process is fair. >> people have not seen a
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contested convention even possibility since 1976. this is something that's new to many of them. the party rules haven't changed. when mr. trump pushes back saying the system is rigged, the system isn't rigged. >> the process is getting a lot more attention. our convention ran the same way this time as it has done for years and years. candidates knew the rules well before they were candidates. they knew the rules that were in place. it's not rigged. it's fair. >> that was mitt romney's niece now a supporter and delegate for trump. >> done very well in michigan. romney has been great contributors to that state. >> characterize the rnc part of this. was it the right move to the rnc general to say don't make any changes going in? >> if i was running rnc, i would not change rules. these are rules that have been in place since 1976.
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a point in time in our history where congress picked our nominees. a period when governors and states did. '76 we had a very democratic process and that's what this is. this is exactly what trump and everybody else entered into. they can all read rules and participate in the rules and at the end of the day he didn't complain about places he won and obviously he can't complain about the places other people win. >> that's a good point. what do you think? >> using a good new york values word, these are the rules that enabled him to propel his tv celebrity status into the front running slot. he's now the punitive nominee of the republican party and now he starts complaining about the rules? before he said the system was rigged. now he says this rigged system's rules are flagrantly abused. he wants to have it all ways. this is helpful for him because it reminds his base to get out
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there and fight. >> he's running against his own party he's running to be nominee of and trashed every single nominee, mccain, dole, jeb bush, romney, called george w. a liar. where does he expect to get his base? how will republicans feel about this? this is their party, too. these are participants that will make action. whatever the group that he has isn't a majority in any way, shape or form of the republican party. he needs a majority. has to bring it back in order to be a viable candidate. >> an important point you make but when he's out there fighting against everybody, mary, it resonates with people. >> it may resonate with his base but that's a very small part of the party. the latest "wall street journal"/nbc news poll and trump's negatives are highest in the race at 65%. he does terribly among women and minorities and people you would need to win a general election. now, effectively ted cruz is
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outhustling donald trump and that's why he's upset. it's a pattern. it's not just colorado. it's not just wyoming. it's also georgia. you see a pattern here. cruz has a well organized campaign. he's pounding the pavement and getting these delegate votes and as for the way that delegates are selected, this is the essence of our democracy. these are grassroots movements. it's a private political party. there's no requirement that everybody vote here. private parties can organize in any way that they like. trump is running a fly by night campaign and he's simply getting outhustled by ted cruz. >> 42% of republicans favor him. 42% don't favor him. if he doesn't get more disfavor back, he can't be a viable candidate. >> even in new york, kasich is ahead of cruz. >> so what. kasich is running fourth in a three-person race. he hasn't picked up a delegate since ohio. >> he hasn't picked up a
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delegate -- >> it doesn't matter. the goal is to stop trump from winning a majority in new york and i don't think they can do that. >> it doesn't feel like cruz cares about that. he's out in california. >> first of all, new york is not going to be a viable state for us in the fall and at the end of the day trump may very well win this and may very well win the nomination. at the end of the day there's a lot of republicans out there in a lot of places still to go including my home state of california where trump named an executive director last week. he's badly outorganized in that state. >> cruz people have been in california for about a year. if you look at the way that cruz came into new york, he targeted democratic districts and places where you only have 15,000 to 20,000 republican voters in places like the bronx. they came in and did a strategic analysis of the market. they went to places where they think they can pick up delegates and moved on. you have to look at california and say does cruz or trump have
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a better chance? >> the efforts in nancy pelosi's district, which is 3,000 republicans, you view as many delegates as winning in an orange county district. it's really very carefully targeted process. >> democrats worry much more about running against trump than they do running against cruz. >> they get to pick their candidate and we'll get to pick our candidate. >> at the end of the day republicans will come out and vote for the nominee? >> i don't know about that. >> if it were trump, you would have a lot of people staying home looking at unfavorable numbers. >> i think what will bring us back together again is we have to make real efforts to unify this party and make hillary the monster we think she is politically and otherwise. >> we'll take a short break. a russian jet buzzes close to a u.s. target for the third time this week. what to make of these close calls that russia is doing with the u.s.
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another sign of russian aggression. this time a russian fighter jet buzzing dangerously close to a u.s. spy plane in the baltic sea. sea. just days after russian fighter jets flew very close to a u.s. navy destroyer in the baltic. so close. ed, nmary, and judith. explain what happened this last week and a half with these russian jets. >> it was a very close call, if
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the americans had wanted to fire, as secretary of state john kerry said, they could have, under the rules of engagement. two russian attack planes. we don't think they were carryingng weapons. actually buzzed the uss hook. >> what has been the response from russia? what is their explanation in terms of why this is occurring? >> they don't understand what the problem was. it was an amazing response, but they were stunned by john kerry's doing something he has never done before, which is to call them out openly on a provocative action. thise should have been done a long te ago with the things the russians are doing. >> president obama has gone to saudi arabia this week. he's going to participate in the gulf states conference. mary, howo do you see it? >> i think he comes from a place of weakness. the u.s. has effectively, in large part, disengaged after we pulled out of iraq. that has led to the vacuum that led to the rise of isis. so now you've seen a lot of states try to figure out, what
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do they do? so he's not coming from a place of influence. and also the iran nuclear deal has aligned us with a state sponsor of terrorism. so you've had a very high levels of the saudi ruling class publicly raising concern, that's somethingin totally unprecedent. they find themselves in the same boat as israel. that might be the most amazing thing this president has done, to bring saudi arabia in line with israel. our alliances are upside down. so i'd expect some pretty tough conversations behind the scenes there. >> these trips that the president is taking, to so many places during this election year, actually, is striking. >> this is how we started as an administration. it is apologizing for all of our foreign policy. and now he's running around trying to get patted on the back for our foreign policy. i think the mere fact that putin is so fearful of us, or not fearful of us, that he's willig to let jets fly over our carriers in legitimate areas
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where they are and expect no response whatsoever. i'm reminded of august, 1991, when they t tried to do the sam thing with the libyan jets to reagan, and fired them down. never had a problem with them again. i'm not advocating that we do that, but we better be tough and threaten that if they do it again, there's beginning to be two of their planes in the drink. >> who will be toughest with putin? >> i think this works to trump's advantage. i think he'll say he'll be tougher and a lot of people will pay attention. >> he alsoyi says, i like putini know putin. he says all kinds of things, which is part of the problem with the demagoguery of donald trump. >> but he's viewed as tougher. john kerry is viewed as tougher than obama. that's the sad part. >> which is pathetic. this should come from the president himself. but on saudi arabia, i must say, they are threatening to unload $750 billion worth of u.s. treasuries, bonds. many people think this is an empty threat, but there's beginning to be tough talk about
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money as well as politics. >> would they really do that? >> no, i don't think they will. but to his point, on putin, russian see what is we did where we let china build islands in international waters. they've changed the facts on the ground there. putin pushed in georgia, in crimea, syria. now he's trying to push out in the a baltic sea. these close calls came in international waters. so he's trying to change the factsac on the ground. >> and it's demoralizing to our men and women, and for them to sit there and let this happen without being able to doin anything is absurd. >> final thoughts next. back in a minute. heartburn! no one burns on my watch! try alka-seltzer heartburn reliefchews. they work fast and don't taste chalky. mmm...amazing. i have heartburn. alka-seltzer heartburn reliefchews. enjoy the relief.
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delegates from trump. can cruz pick up anything in new york? >> thank you for joining us, everybody. we'll see you next sunday. and i'll see you tomorrow morning on the fox business network. have a great sunday, everybody. hello, everyone. welcome to america's election headquarters. >> top of the news this hour, donald trump and hillary clinton hitting the campaign trail in new york state today. you know, it's their final push before the state's big primary on tuesday. we have all the latest details on the campaign trail out there. >> mr. trump's campaign manager speaking out about the charges made against him by reporter michelle fields. what he's saying about the whole incident. >> and the european union pressing iran for help with the syrian peace process. how do you think that will work? is it a good idea? we'll discuss w


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