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FNC

8/6/2015

BAIER:Gentlemen,
N
weknowhowmuch
youlovehandraising
questions.Sowe
promise,thisisthe
onlyonetonight:the
onlyone.Isthere
anyoneonstage,and
canIseehands,who
isunwillingtonightto
pledgeyoursupport
totheeventual
nomineeofthe
Republicanpartyand
pledgetonotrunan
independent
campaignagainst
thatperson.Again,
werelookingforyou
toraiseyourhand
nowraiseyour
handnowifyouwont
makethatpledge
tonight.

FNC

8/6/2015

BAIER:Mr.Trumpto N
beclear,youre
standingona
Republicanprimary
debatestage...The
placewheretheRNC
willgivethenominee
thenod...Andthat
expertssayan
independentrun
wouldalmost
certainlyhandthe
raceoverto
Democratsandlikely
anotherClinton.You
cantsaytonightthat
youcanmakethat
pledge?

FNC

8/6/2015

BAIER:Justtobe
N
clear,youcantmake
aweregonna
weregoingtomove
on.Yourenotgonna
makethepledge
tonight?

FNC

8/6/2015

KELLY:Gentlemen, N
ourfirstroundof
questionsisonthe
subjectofelectability
inthegeneral
election,andwestart
tonightwithyou,Dr.
Carson.Youarea
successful
neurosurgeon,but
youadmitthatyou
havehadtostudyup
onforeignpolicy,
sayingtheresalotto
learn.Yourcriticssay
thatyour
inexperienceshows.
Youvesuggested
thattheBalticStates
arenotapartof
NATO,justmonths
agoyouwere
unfamiliarwiththe
majorpoliticalparties
andgovernmentin
Israel,and
domestically,you
thoughtAlan
Greenspanhadbeen
treasurysecretary
insteadoffederal
reservechair.Arent
thesebasicmistakes,
anddonttheyraise
legitimatequestions
aboutwhetheryou
arereadytobe
president?

FNC

8/6/2015

WALLACE:Senator
Rubio,whenJeb
Bushannouncedhis
candidacyfor
presidency,hesaid
this:Theresno
passingoff
responsibilitywhen
youreagovernor,no
blendingintothe
legislativecrowd.
Couldyouplease
addressGovernor
Bushacrossthe
stagehere,and
explaintohimwhy
you,someonewho
hasneverheld
executiveoffice,are
betterpreparedtobe
presidentthanheis,
amanwhoyousay
didagreatjob
runningyourstateof
Floridaforeight
years.

FNC

8/6/2015

BAIER:Governor
Bush,youhave
insistedthatyoure
yourownman.You
sayyouhavealife
experienceuniquely
yourown.Notyour
fathers,notyour
brothers.Butthere
areseveral
opponentsonthis
stagewhogetbig
applauselinesin
earlyvotingstates
withthisline:quote,
thelastthingthe
countryneedsis
anotherBushinthe
OvalOffice.Sodo
youunderstandthe

realconcerninthis
countryabout
dynasticpolitics?
FNC

8/6/2015

KELLY:Mr.Trump,
N
oneofthethings
peopleloveabout
youisyouspeak
yourmindandyou
dontusea
politiciansfilter.
However,thatisnot
withoutits
downsides,in
particular,whenit
comestowomen.
Youvecalledwomen
youdontlikefat
pigs,dogs,slobs,
anddisgusting
animals....Your
Twitteraccounthas
severaldisparaging
commentsabout
womenslooks.You
oncetolda
contestanton
CelebrityApprentice
itwouldbeapretty
picturetoseeheron
herknees.Doesthat
soundtoyoulikethe
temperamentofa
manweshouldelect
aspresident,and
howwillyouanswer
thechargefrom
HillaryClinton,who
waslikelytobethe
Democraticnominee,
thatyouarepartof
thewaronwomen?

FNC

8/6/2015

WALLACE:Senator N
Cruz,yourcolleague,
SenatorPaul,right
therenexttoyou,

saidafewmonths
agoheagreeswith
youonanumberof
issues,buthesays
youdonothingto
growtheparty.He
saysyoufeedred
meattothebase,but
youdontreachoutto
minorities.Youhave
atoxicrelationship
withGOPleadersin
Congress.Youeven
calledtheRepublican
SenateLeaderMitch
McConnellaliar
recently.
(APPLAUSE)How
canyouwinin2016
whenyouresucha
divisivefigure?
FNC

8/6/2015

BAIER:Governor

Christie,yourenot
exactlythedarlingof
conservatives.You
toutyourrecordasa
Republicangovernor
inabluestate.On
Facebook,themost
peopletalkingabout
you,notsurprisingly,
comefromyourstate
ofNewJersey,and
oneofthetopissues
theyaretalkingabout
istheeconomy.This
thismaybewhy.
Underyourwatch,
NewJerseyhas
undergonenine
creditrating
downgrades.The
states44thinprivate
sectorgrowth.You
faceanemployee
pensioncrisisand

theGardenStatehas
thethirdhighest
foreclosureratein
thecountry.Sowhy
shouldvotersbelieve
thatyour
managementofthe
countrysfinances
wouldbeany
different?
FNC

8/6/2015

KELLY:Governor

Walker,youve
consistentlysaidthat
youwanttomake
abortionillegaleven
incasesofrape,
incest,ortosavethe
lifeofthemother.
Yourecentlysigned
anabortionlawin
Wisconsinthatdoes
haveanexceptionfor
themotherslife,but
youreontherecord
ashavingobjectedto
it.Wouldyoureally
letamotherdie
ratherthanhavean
abortion,andwith83
percentofthe
Americanpublicin
favorofalife
exception,areyou
toooutofthe
mainstreamonthis
issuetowinthe
generalelection?

FNC

8/6/2015

WALLACE:Governor
Huckabee,like
GovernorWalker,
youhavestakedout
strongpositionson
socialissues.You
favoraconstitutional
amendmentbanning

samesexmarriage.
Youfavora
constitutional
amendmentbanning
abortions,exceptfor
thelifeofthemother.
Millionsofpeoplein
thiscountryagree
withyou,but
accordingtothe
polls,andagainthis
anelectability
question,according
tothepolls,more
peopledont,sohow
doyoupersuade
enough
Independentsand
Democratstoget
electedin2016?
FNC

8/6/2015

BAIER:SenatorPaul,
yourecentlyblamed
theriseofISISon
Republicanhawks.
Youlatersaidthat
thatstatement,you
couldhavesaidit
better.But,the
statementwenton,
andyousaid,quote,
Everythingtheyve
talkedaboutin
foreignpolicy,theyve
beenwrongforthe
last20years.Why
areyousoquickto
blameyourown
party?

FNC

8/6/2015

KELLY:Governor

Kasich,Youchoseto
expandMedicaidin
yourstate,unlike
severalother
governorsonthis
stagetonight,andit

isalreadyover
budgetbysome
estimatescosting
taxpayersan
additional$1.4billion
injustthefirst18
months.You
defendedyour
Medicaidexpansion
byinvokingGod,
sayingtoskeptics
thatwhentheyarrive
inheaven,Saint
Peterisntgoingto
askthemhowsmall
theyvekept
government,butwhat
theyhavedonefor
thepoor.Whyshould
Republicanvoters,
whogenerallywant
toshrinkgovernment,
believethatyouwont
useyourSaintPeter
rationaletoexpand
everygovernment
program?
FNC

8/6/2015

WALLACE:

Gentlemen,were
turningtoanew
subjectthatallofyou
havebeentalking
aboutandsomeof
youhavebeen
disagreeingabout,
andthatistheissue
ofimmigration.
GovernorBush,you
releasedanewplan
thisweekonillegal
immigrationfocusing
onenforcement,
whichsomesuggest
isyourefforttoshow
thatyourenotsofton
thatissue.Iwantto

askyouabouta
statementthatyou
madelastyearabout
illegalimmigrants.
Andhereswhatyou
said.Theybrokethe
law,butitsnota
felony,itsanactof
love.Itsanactof
commitmenttoyour
family.Doyoustand
bythatstatementand
doyoustandbyyour
supportforearned
legalstatus?
FNC

8/6/2015

WALLACE:Mr.

Trump,ithasnot
escapedanybodys
noticethatyousay
thattheMexican
government,the
Mexicangovernment
issendingcriminals
rapists,drug
dealers,acrossthe
border.Governor
Bushhascalled
thoseremarks,
quote,
extraordinarilyugly.
Idlikeyouyoure
rightnexttohim
tellustalktohim
directlyandsayhow
yourespondtothat
andandyouhave
repeatedlysaidthat
youhaveevidence
thattheMexican
governmentisdoing
this,butyouhave
evidenceyouhave
refusedordeclinedto
share.Whynotuse
thisfirstRepublican
presidentialdebateto

shareyourproofwith
theAmerican
people?
FNC

8/6/2015

WALLACE:Mr.
Trump,Illgiveyou
30secondsIll
giveyou30seconds
toanswermy
question,whichwas,
whatevidencedo
youhave,specific
evidencethatthe
Mexicangovernment
issendingcriminals
acrosstheborder?
Thirtyseconds.

FNC

8/6/2015

WALLACE:Governor
Kasich,Iknowyou
dontliketotalk
aboutDonaldTrump.
ButIdowanttoask
youaboutthemerit
ofwhathejustsaid.
Whenyousaythat
theAmerican
governmentisstupid,
thattheMexican
governmentis
sendingcriminals,
thatwerebeing
bamboozled,isthat
anadequate
responsetothe
questionofillegal
immigration?

FNC

8/6/2015

WALLACE:
Respectfully,canwe
talkaboutillegal
immigration?

FNC

8/6/2015

WALLACE:Allright,
well,SenatorRubio,
letmeseeifIcando
betterwithyou.Isit

assimpleasour
leadersarestupid,
theirleadersare
smart,andallof
theseillegalscoming
overarecriminals?
FNC

8/6/2015

WALLACE:Governor
Walker,from2002
untilasrecentlyas
2013,justtwoyears
ago,yousupported
comprehensive
immigrationreform,
includingapathto
citizenship.Nowyou
saythatwasaquick
reactiontosomething
youhadntreally
thoughtabout,and
thatyouvechanged
yourmind.Other
thanpolitics,could
youexplainwhyin
thelasttwoyears
youvechangedyour
positiononapathto
citizenship,andare
thereotherpast
positionsthatwe
shouldntholdyou
to?

FNC

8/6/2015

WALLACE:Senator
Cruz,some1,400
peoplesubmitted
questionsonthis
veryhottopicof
illegalimmigrationon
Facebook,anda
numberofthemwere
aboutthemurderof
KateSteinleinSan
Francisco,allegedly
shotdownbyan
illegal.Doug
Bettencourtsentthis

question,willyou
supportKate
SteinlesLaw,which
wouldimposea
mandatoryfiveyear
prisontermforan
illegalwhois
deportedandthen
returnstothis
country?Andwill
youdefundsanctuary
citiesforviolating
federallaw?
FNC

8/6/2015

KELLY:Alright,

gentlemen,were
gonnaswitchtopics
nowandtalkabit
aboutterrorand
nationalsecurity.
GovernorChristie.
Youvesaidthat
SenatorPauls
oppositiontothe
NSAscollectionof
phonerecordshas
madetheUnited
Statesweakerand
morevulnerable,
evengoingsofaras
tosaythatheshould
becalledbefore
Congresstoanswer
foritifweshouldbe
hitbyanother
terroristattack.Do
youreallybelieveyou
canassignblameto
SenatorPauljustfor
opposinghebulk
collectionofpeoples
phonerecordsinthe
eventofaterrorist
attack?

FNC

8/6/2015

PAUL:MayI

respond?KELLY:Go

ahead,sir.
FNC

8/6/2015

KELLY:Governor
Christie,makeyour
point.

FNC

8/6/2015

KELLY:Goahead,
governor.

FNC

8/6/2015

KELLY:Well,Iwant
tomoveon,because
Ihavewere
gonnagettoyou,
governor,butII
reallywannagettoa
Facebookquestioner.
HisnameisAlex
Chalgren,andhehas
thefollowing
question:(BEGIN
VIDEOCLIP)
QUESTION:My
questionis,how
wouldthecandidates
stopthetreacherous
actionsofISIS
ISILanditsgrowing
influenceintheU.S.,
iftheywereto
becomepresident?
(ENDVIDEOCLIP)
KELLY:Senator
Cruz,Iwannatalkto
youaboutthis,
becausemanyofthe
Facebookusersand
andthethe
folksonFacebook
wantedthe
candidatestospeak
toISIStonight.You
askedthechairman
ofthejointchiefsa
question:What
wouldittaketo
destroyISISin90
days?Hetoldyou

IISISwillonlybe
trulydestroyedonce
theyarerejectedby
thepopulationsin
whichtheyhide.And
thenyouaccused
himofpushing
Medicaidforthe
Iraqis.Howwould
youdestroyISISin
90days?
FNC

8/6/2015

KELLY:Youdont

seeitas
(APPLAUSE)KELLY:
anideological
probleman
ideologicalproblem
inadditiontoa
militaryone?

FNC

8/6/2015

KELLY:Governor

Bush,fordayson
endinthiscampaign,
youstruggledto
answeraquestion
aboutwhether
knowingwhatwe
knownowBUSH:
Iremember
KELLY:we
wouldveinvaded
IraqBUSH:I
remember,Megyn.
(LAUGHTER)
KELLY:Irememberit
too,andISIS,of
course,isnow
thrivingthere.You
finallysaid,No.To
thefamiliesofthose
whodiedinthatwar
whosaythey
liberatedand
deposedaruthless
dictator,howdoyou
lookatthemnowand

saythatyour
brotherswarwasa
mistake?
FNC

8/6/2015

KELLY:Governor

Walker,inFebruary
yousaidthatwe
neededtogain
partnersintheArab
world.WhichArab
countrynotalreadyin
theU.S.ledcoalition
haspotentialtobe
ourgreatestpartner?

FNC

8/6/2015

KELLY:Dr.Carson,

inoneofhisfirstacts
ascommanderin
chief,President
Obamasignedan
executiveorder
banningenhanced
interrogation
techniquesinfighting
terror.Aspresident,
wouldyoubringback
waterboarding?

FNC

8/6/2015

BAIER:Gentlemen,

thenextseriesof
questionsdealswith
ObamaCareandthe
roleofthefederal
government.Mr.
Trump,ObamaCare
isoneofthethings
youcalladisaster.
TRUMP:Acomplete
disaster,yes.BAIER:
Sayingitneedstobe
repealedand
replaced.TRUMP:
Correct.BAIER:
Now,15yearsago,
uncalledyourselfa
liberalonhealthcare.
Youwerefora

singlepayersystem,
aCanadianstyle
system.Whywere
youforthatthenand
whyarentyouforit
now?
FNC

8/6/2015

BAIER:Mr.Trump,
N
itsnotjustyourpast
supportforsingle
payerhealthcare.
Youvealso
supportedahostof
otherliberalpolicies.
Useyouvealso
donatedtoseveral
Democratic
candidates,Hillary
Clintonincluded,
NancyPelosi.You
explainedawaythose
donationssayingyou
didthattoget
businessrelated
favors.Andyousaid
recently,quote,
Whenyougive,they
dowhateverthehell
youwantthemtodo.
TRUMP:Youdbetter
believeit.BAIER:So
whatspecifically
didtheydo?

FNC

8/6/2015

BAIER:Governor

Huckabee,on
Facebook,John
Pietriconeaskedthis,
Willyouabolishor
takeawaythe
powersandcutthe
sizeoftheEPA,the
IRS,theDepartment
ofEducation?Now,
broadly
(APPLAUSE)BAIER:
broadly,thesize

ofgovernmentisa
bigconcernfor
Facebookusers,
Facebookpersons,
aswellas,obviously,
conservatives.But
yearafteryear,
decadeafterdecade,
therearepromises
fromRepublicansto
shrinkgovernment.
Butyearafteryear,
decadeafterdecade,
itdoesnthappen.In
fact,itgetsbigger,
evenunder
Republican
politicians.Sothe
questionis,atthis
point,isthe
governmentsimply
toobigforanyone
person,evena
Republican,to
shrink?
FNC

8/6/2015

BAIER:Dr.Carson,
doyouagreewith
that?

FNC

8/6/2015

BAIER:Governor

Bush,youareoneof
thefewpeopleonthe
stagewhoadvocates
forCommonCore
educationstandards,
readingandmath.A
lotofpeopleonthis
stagevigorously
opposefederal
involvementin
education.Theysay
itshouldallbe
handledlocally.
PresidentObamas
secretaryof
education,Arnie

Duncan,hassaid
thatmostofthe
criticismofCommon
Coreisduetoa,
quote,fringegroup
ofcritics.Doyou
thinkthatsaccurate?
FNC

8/6/2015

BAIER:Senator
Rubio,whyis
GovernorBush
wrongonCommon
Core?

FNC

8/6/2015

BAIER:Anddoyou
agreewithyourold
friend?

FNC

8/6/2015

WALLACE:
N
Gentlemen,were
obviouslydigginginto
somesubjectsin
depth,butwerealso
goingtochangeitup
everyonceinawhile
throughoutthenext
hourandhavemany
roundswherewe
ask,youarenot
goingtolikeit,onlya
coupleofcandidates
questionsonthose
subjects.Thisisthe
firstofthemany
rounds,anditsabout
somebodywhose
nameprobablyhasnt
beenmentioned
enoughsofar
tonight.Governor
Kasich,letmestart
withyou.Whoever
theRepublican
nominee
(APPLAUSE)
WALLACE:Whoever
theRepublican

nomineeis,itlooksat
leastfornowlike
whoeverthat
nomineeis,heor
she,willbefacingoff
againstHillary
Clinton.Youknow
howshewillcome
afterwhoeverthe
Republicannominee
is.Shewillsaythat
you,whoeveritis,
supporttherichwhile
shesupportsthe
middleclass.That
youwanttosuppress
therightsofwomen
andminorities.She
wantstomovethe
countryforwardwhile
you,theRepublicans,
wanttotakethe
countrybacktothe
past.Howwillyou,if
yourethenominee,
howwillyouanswer
thatandtakeHillary
Clintonon?
FNC

8/6/2015

WALLACE:Iknow
N
thatallofyouwould
liketoanswerthis
question,butwere
onlygoingtoaskone
othercandidate
beforewemoveonto
adifferentsubject,
Dr.Carson.Basically,
samequestionto
you.IfHillaryClinton
isthenomineeand
shecomesatyou
withthatkindofline
ofattack,howwill
youtakeheron?

FNC

8/6/2015

WALLACE:

Gentlemen,were
goingtoturnnowto
thesubjectofthe
economy,jobsand
moneyandthe
government.And
GovernorBush,Im
goingtostartwith
you.Youhavemade
aboldpromisein
yourannouncement.
Youhavepromised
fourpercent
economicgrowthand
19millionnewjobsif
youarefortunate
enoughtoservetwo
termsaspresident.
Thatmanyjobs,19
million,wouldbe
triplewhatyourfather
andyourbrother
accomplished
together.Andfour
percentgrowth,the
lastpresidentto
averagethatwas
LyndonJohnson
duringtheheightof
theVietnamWar.So
question,howon
Earthspecifically
wouldyoupullthat
off?
FNC

8/6/2015

WALLACE:Governor
Walker.(APPLAUSE)
GovernorWalker,
whenyouranfor
governorof
Wisconsinbackin
2010,youpromised
thatyouwouldcreate
250,000jobsinyour
firstterm,firstfour
years.Infact,
Wisconsinadded

barelyhalfthatand
ranked35thinthe
countryinjobgrowth.
Nowyourerunning
forpresident,and
yourepromisingan
economicplanin
whicheveryonewill
earnapieceofthe
Americandream.
Givenyourrecordin
Wisconsin,why
shouldvotersbelieve
you?
FNC

8/6/2015

WALLACE:Governor
Christie,Iwantto
engageyouand
GovernorHuckabee
inasubjectthatisa
bigissueinbothof
yourcampaigns,and
thatisentitlement
reform.Yousaythat
youtosavethe
systemthatyouwant
toraisethe
retirementage
havetoraisethe
retirementage,and
tocutbenefitsfor
SocialSecurityand
Medicare,andyou
saythatsomeofthe
candidateshereon
thestagearelying.
GovernorHuckabee
sayshecansave
SocialSecurityand
Medicarewithout
doinganyofthat.Is
helying?

FNC

8/6/2015

WALLACE:Governor
Huckabee?Yousay
thatchanging
entitlements,thekind

ofthingthat
GovernorChristieis
talkingabout,would
bebreakinga
promisetothe
Americanpeople,
andyousaythatyou
cankeepthose
programs,save
SocialSecurity,save
Medicare,without
thosekindsof
reformsthrougha
Fair(ph)tax,whichis
abroadtaxon
consumption.Please
explaintoGovernor
Christiehowthat
wouldwork,andhow
youcouldsavethese
programswithoutthe
kindofpainful
reformshesayswe
need?
FNC

8/6/2015

WALLACE:Thirty
seconds.

FNC

8/6/2015

WALLACE:Mr.

Trump,youtalkalot
abouthowyouare
thepersononthis
stagetogrowthe
economy.Iwantto
askyouaboutyour
businessrecord.
Trumpcorporations
Trump
corporations,casinos
andhotels,have
declaredbankruptcy
fourtimesoverthe
lastquartercentury.
In2011,youtold
ForbesMagazine
this:Iveusedthe
lawsofthecountryto

myadvantage.But
atthesametime,
financialexperts
involvedinthose
bankruptciessaythat
lenderstoyour
companieslost
billionsofdollars.
Questionsir,withthat
record,whyshould
wetrustyoutorun
thenations
business?
FNC

8/6/2015

WALLACE:Wellsir,
letsjusttalkabout
thelatestexample
(APPLAUSE)
whichisTrump
Entertainment
Resorts,whichwent
bankruptin2009.In
thatcasealone,
lenderstoyour
companylostover$1
billionandmorethan
1,100peoplewere
laidoff.TRUMP:
Well,IWALLACE:
Isthatthewaythat
youdrunthe
country?

FNC

8/6/2015

WALLACE:Senator
Rubio.Senator
Rubio,morethan
3,000peoplesentus
questionsaboutthe
economyandjobson
Facebook.Andhere
isavideoquestion
fromTaniaCioloko
fromPhiladelphia.
Heresheis.(BEGIN
VIDEOCLIP)
QUESTION:Please
describeoneaction

youwoulddoto
maketheeconomic
environmentmore
favorableforsmall
businessesand
entrepreneursand
anyonedreamingof
openingtheirown
business.(CLOSE
VIDEOCLIP)
RUBIO:Thatsa
greatquestion.
WALLACE:Senator,
howdoyouanswer
Tania?
FNC

8/6/2015

BAIER:Now,Iwanna
askafewofyouthis.
First,Governor
Walker.Youvesaid
thatyouwouldtear
uptheIrandealon
dayone.Ifthisdeal
isundone,what
then?

FNC

8/6/2015

BAIER:SenatorPaul,
wouldyoutearupthe
dealondayone?

FNC

8/6/2015

BAIER:Governor
Huckabee,whatdo
youthinkaboutwhat
SenatorPauljust
said?

FNC

8/6/2015

KELLY:Welcome
back,gentleman.
Weregoingtomove
onnowtodiscuss
somesocialissues
acrosstheboard.
GovernorBush,lets
startwithyou.Many
Republicanshave
beenoutraged
recentlybyaseries

ofvideosonPlanned
Parenthood.Younow
saythatyousupport
endingfederal
fundingforthis
organization.
However,untillate
2014,rightbefore
youstartedyour
campaign,yousaton
theboardofa
Bloombergcharity
thatquitepublicly
gavetensofmillions
ofdollarstoPlanned
Parenthoodwhileyou
wereadirector.How
couldyounotknow
aboutthesewell
publicizeddonations,
andifyoudidknow,
howcouldyouhelpa
charitysoopenly
committedtoabortion
rights?
FNC

8/6/2015

BUSH:Wewerethe
onlystateto
appropriatemoney
forcrisispregnancy
centers.Weexpand
dramaticallythe
numberadoptions
outofourfostercare
system.Wedid
parentalnotification
laws.Weended
partialbirthabortion.
Wedidallofthisand
wewerethefirst
statetodoachoose
lifelicenseplate.
Now29stateshave
doneit,andtensof
millionsofdollars
havegonetocreate
aculturewheremore

people,morebabies
areadopted.
KELLY:Didyou
knowit?
FNC

8/6/2015

KELLY:Senator

Rubio,youfavora
rapeandincest
exceptiontoabortion
bans.Cardinal
TimothyDolanof
NewYorkjustsaid
yesterdaythose
exceptionsare
preposterous.He
saidtheydiscriminate
againstanentire
classofhuman
beings.Ifyoubelieve
thatlifebeginsat
conception,asyou
sayyoudo,howdo
youjustifyendinga
lifejustbecauseit
beginsviolently,
throughnofaultof
thebaby?

FNC

8/6/2015

KELLY:Youdont
favorarapeand
incestexception?

FNC

8/6/2015

KELLY:Mr.Trump,in N
1999,yousaidyou
were,quote,very
prochoice.Even
supporting
partialbirthabortion.
Youfavoredan
assaultweaponsban
aswell.In2004,you
saidinmostcases
youidentifiedasa
Democrat.Evenin
thiscampaign,your
criticssayyouoften
soundmorelikea

Democratthana
Republican,calling
severalofyour
opponentsonthe
stagethingslike
clownsandpuppets.
Whendidyou
actuallybecomea
Republican?
FNC

8/6/2015

KELLY:Governor
N
Bush,Iwanttoask
you,onthesubjectof
namecallingofyour
fellowcandidates,a
storyappearedtoday
quotingan
anonymousGOP
donorwhosaidyou
calledMr.Trumpa
clown,abuffoon,
somethingelsethat
cannotberepeated
ontelevision.BUSH:
Noneofwhichistrue.
KELLY:Isittrue?

FNC

8/6/2015

KELLY:Mr.Trump,
30seconds.

FNC

8/6/2015

KELLY:Thesubject
ofgaymarriageand
religiousliberty.
GovernorKasich,if
youhadasonor
daughterwhowas
gayorlesbian,how
wouldyouexplainto
themyouropposition
tosamesex
marriage?

FNC

8/6/2015

MEGAN:Senator
Paul,inthewakeof
theSupremeCourts
rulingonsamesex
marriage,CarolFox

onFacebookwantto
knowthefollowing.
Quote,whatwillyou
dotoensure
Christiansarenot
prosecutedfor
speakingoutagainst
gaymarriageandwill
Christiansbeforced
toconductbusiness
thatconflictswith
theirreligious
beliefs?
FNC

8/6/2015

MEGAN:Governor
Walker,manyinthe
BlackLiveMatter
movement,and
beyond,believethat
overlyaggressive
policeofficers
targetingyoung
AfricanAmericansis
thecivilrightsissue
ofourtime.Doyou
agree?Andifso,
howdoyouplanto
addressit?Andif
not,whynot?

FNC

8/6/2015

BAIER:Welcome

backtoCleveland.
Ournexttopicis
foreignpolicy.
Candidates,youmay
nothaveseenthe
latedevelopingnews
todayourFox
Pentagonteambroke
earlierthisevening
aboutatopIranian
generaltravelingto
Moscowtomeetwith
RussianPresident
VladimirPutin.His
nameisGeneral
QassemSoleimani,

hesblamedfor
hundredsofU.S.
troopsdeathinIraq,
andAfghanistan.His
triptoRussia
appearstodirectly
violateU.N.Security
Councilresolutionsto
confinehimtoIran.
So,Mr.Trump,ifyou
werepresident,how
wouldyourespondto
this?
FNC

8/6/2015

BAIER:Anothernew
developmenttoday,
SeniorDefense
officialstellFoxthey
stronglysuspect
Russiawasbehind
thecyberattackon
theChairmanofthe
JointChiefsoffice
(UNKNOWN):
Please.BAIER:
email.Thiscomes
inthewakeofthe
directorofnational
intelligenceblaming
theChineseforthe
largestevercyber
attack,stealing
personaldataoftens
ofmillionsof
Americans.Senator
Cruz,inyourview,
haveRussiaand
Chinacommittedof
cyberwar,andifyou
werepresident,what
wouldyoudoabout
it?

FNC

8/6/2015

BAIER:Dr.Carson,
inAugustof2012
PresidentObama
famouslydeclared

SyrianPresident
BasharalAssad
usedchemical
weapons,quote,
thatsaredlinefor
us,andthatthere
wouldbeenormous
consequences.One
yearlater,andwith
overwhelming
evidencetheAssad
had,infact,used
chemicalweapons
andcrossedthatred
line,President
Obamadeclinedto
usemilitaryforce
againsttheAssad
regime.Aspresident,
wouldyouhaveused
militaryforcethere?
FNC

8/6/2015

BAIER:Governor

Walker,aspresident,
whatwouldyoudoif
RussianPresident
VladimirPutinstarted
acampaignto
destabilizeNATO
alliesEstonia,Latvia,
Lithuania,mirroring
theactionsPutintook
attheearlydaysof
Ukraine?

FNC

8/6/2015

BAIER:Governor
GovernorHuckabee,
thecultureofthe
Americanmilitaryis
definitelychanging.
Womenaremoving
intocombatroles.
DontAsk,DontTell
hasobviouslybeen
dropped.Andnow
DefenseSecretary
AshtonCarter

recentlydirectedthe
militarytopreparefor
amomentwhenitis
welcoming
transgenderpersons
toserveopenly.As
commanderinchief,
howwouldyou
handlethat?
FNC

8/6/2015

BAIER:SenatorPaul,
thefirstbudgetyour
proposedassenator
cutallfinancialaidto
Israel.Youhave
sincechangedyour
viewonthatissue.
Whatmadeyou
changeyourmind.

FNC

8/6/2015

BAIER:OK.Butyou
stillsaythatIsrael
couldbeoneofthe
countriesthatiscut
fromfinancialaid?

FNC

8/6/2015

BAIER:Governor
Christie,whatdoyou
thinkofthatanswer?

FNC

8/6/2015

KELLY:Welcome

back.Inourfinal
momentshere
together,weregoing
toallowthe
candidatestooffer
theirfinalthoughts.
Butfirst,wewantto
asktheman
interestingclosing
questionfromChase
NortononFacebook,
whowantstoknow
thisofthe
candidates:Iwantto
knowifanyofthem
havereceivedaword

fromGodonwhat
theyshoulddoand
takecareoffirst.
SenatorCruz,start
fromyou.Anyword
fromGod?
FNC

8/6/2015

KELLY:Governor
Kasich,same
question.

FNC

8/6/2015

KELLY:Governor
Walker,same
question.

FNC

8/6/2015

KELLY:Senator

Rubio,Iwanttoask
youthesame
question.ButIdo
wanttomention,a
womanjustcame
heretothestageand
asked,whatabout
theveterans?Iwant
tohearmoreabout
whatthese
candidatesaregoing
todoforournations
veterans.SoIputthe
questiontoyouabout
Godandthe
veterans,whichyou
mayfindtobe
related.

FNC

8/6/2015

KELLY:Dr.Carson,a
questiontoyouabout
Godandhisrole,but
also,oneofthe
issuesthatthepublic
wasveryinterested
in,andwetouched
onitearlier,israce
relationsinthis
country,andhow
dividedweseem
rightnow.Andwhat,

ifanything,youcan
doyouwoulddo
asthenextpresident
tohelphealthat
divide.
CNN

9/16/2015

TAPPER:Mrs.
N
Fiorina,Iwanttostart
withyou.Fellow
Republican
candidate,and
LouisianaGovernor
BobbyJindal,has
suggestedthatyour
partysfrontrunner,
Mr.DonaldTrump,
wouldbedangerous
asPresident.Hesaid
hewouldntwant,
quote,suchahot
headwithhisfinger
onthenuclear
codes.You,aswell,
haveraisedconcerns
aboutMr.Trumps
temperament.Youve
dismissedhimasan
entertainer.Would
youfeelcomfortable
withDonaldtrumps
fingeronthenuclear
codes?

CNN

9/16/2015

TAPPER:Youdidnt N
answermyquestion.
Wouldyoufeel
comfortablewith
DonaldTrumps
fingeronthenuclear
codes?Itsanissue
thatoneofyour
fellowcandidateshas
raised.

CNN

9/16/2015

TAPPER:Mr.
Trump?

CNN

9/16/2015

TAPPER:Mr.
SenatorPaul,your
namehasbeen
invoked.

CNN

9/16/2015

TAPPER:Mr.
Trump?

CNN

9/16/2015

TAPPER:Mr.

Trump,Iwanttogive
youanotherchance
Mr.Trump,Iwant
togiveyouachance
torespondto
somethingthatyour
rivaltoyourleft,
GovernorBush,said.
GovernorBushtold
melastweekwhenI
readhimthequote
fromGovernorJindal
thatheagreesyoure
notaserious
candidate.Tell
GovernorBushwhy
youareaserious
candidateandwhat
yourqualifications
aretobe
commanderinchief.

CNN

9/16/2015

TAPPER:Governor
Bush,wouldyoufeel
comfortablewith
DonaldTrumps
fingeronthenuclear
codes?

CNN

9/16/2015

TAPPER:Governor

Walker?(askinghim
torespondto
Trump'saccusation
thatWalkercreateda
hugedeficitinthe
Wisconsinbudget)

CNN

9/16/2015

TAPPER:OK,

GovernorKasich,go
ahead.
CNN

9/16/2015

TAPPER:
N
Phenomenongoing
onintheraceisthe
politicaloutsidersin
therace,Dr.Carson,
DonaldTrump,Carly
Fiorina,alltogether,
havemajoritysupport
inthepolls.Governor
Christie,Iwanttoask
youaboutsomething
thatDr.Carsonsaid
theotherday.Dr.
Carsonsaid
campaigningis
easierforhim,
becausehe'snota
politician.Hecanjust
tellthetruth,
therefore,while
politicians,quote,
"Havetheirfingerin
theairtoseeanddo
whatispolitically
expedient."Governor
Christie,tellDr.
Carson,isthatafair
descriptionofyou?

CNN

9/16/2015

TAPPER:Thankyou, N
GovernorChristie.
Dr.Carson,who
wereyouthinking
aboutonthisstage
whenyousaidthat?
TAPPER:Andmore
broadly,is
experiencein
governmentnot
importantfora
presidenttohave?

CNN

9/16/2015

TAPPER:Thankyou.
ThankyouMs.

Fiorina.(APPLAUSE)
GovernorBush,in
additiontothefact
thathe'sanoutsider,
oneofthereasons
Mr.Trumpisa
frontrunner,
Republicanvoters
say,isbecausethey
likethefactthatheis
notboughtandpaid
forbywealthy
donors.Mr.Trump
hasrepeatedlysaid
thatthe$100million
you'veraisedforyour
campaignmakesyou
apuppetforyour
donors.Areyou?
CNN

9/16/2015

TAPPER:Isthere
anythingelseyou
wanttosayabout
this?(toTrump,on
whetherhecanbe
bought)

CNN

9/16/2015

CARSON:Jake,can
Isaysomething
aboutthat?TAPPER:
SureDr.Carson.

CNN

9/16/2015

TAPPER:Thankyou,
Dr.Carson.Let's
movetoRussiaifwe
could.Russiais
sendingtroopsand
tanksintoSyriaright
nowtopropupa
U.S.enemy,Bashar
alAssad.President
Obama'sincoming
topgeneralsays,
quote,"Russia
presentsthegreatest
threattoournational
security."Mr.Trump,

yousayyoucando
businesswith
PresidentVladimir
Putin,yousayyou
willgetalong,quote,
"verywell."What
wouldyoudoright
nowifyouwere
president,togetthe
Russiansoutof
Syria?
CNN

9/16/2015

TAPPER:So,you

justtoclarify,theonly
answerIheardtothe
questionIaskedis
thatyouwouldyou
wouldreachoutto
VladimirPutin,and
youwoulddowhat?
Youwould...

CNN

9/16/2015

TAPPER:Senator

Rubio,you'vetakena
verydifferent
approachtothethe
questionofRussia.
You'vecalled
VladimirPutina,
quote,"gangster."
WhywouldPresident
Rubio'sapproachbe
moreeffectivethan
PresidentTrump's?

CNN

9/16/2015

TAPPER:Iwantto

bringinCarlyFiorina.
(APPLAUSE)
FIORINA:Having...
TAPPER:Ms.
Fiorina,youhave
met...FIORINA:
HavingmetVladimir
Putin,ifImay...
TAPPER:...yeah,
you'vemetVladimir
Putin.Yes.

CNN

9/16/2015

TAPPER:Thankyou.
Thankyou,Ms.
Fiorina.Whileyou're
whileyoubrought
upthesubjectof
GeneralSuleimaniof
theQudsforcesfrom
Iran,thenext
president,nomatter
whoheorshemay
be,willinherit
PresidentObama's
Irandeal.Senator
Cruz,Governor
Kasichsaysthat
anyonewhois
promisingtoripup
theIrandealonday
one,asyouhave
promisedtodo,is,
quote,
"inexperienced,"and,
quote,"playingtoa
crowd."Respondto
GovernorKasich,
please.

CNN

9/16/2015

TAPPER:Whyisthat
not,asGovernor
Kasichsays,playing
tothecrowdandan
exampleofyoubeing
inexperienced?

CNN

9/16/2015

TAPPER:Governor
Kasich...KASICH:
...Yeah,well...
TAPPER:...Did
SenatorCruzjust
playtothecrowd?

CNN

9/16/2015

TAPPER:Iwantto
gotoSenatorPaul.
SenatorPaul,the
WhiteHouseis
rollingoutthered
carpetnextweekfor

thePresidentof
China,PresidentXi.
GovernorWalker
saysthatPresident
Obamashould
cancelthestate
dinnerbecauseof
China'scurrency
manipulation,and
becauseofChina's
allegedcyberattacks
againsttheUnited
States.IsGovernor
Walkerright?
CNN

9/16/2015

TAPPER:Governor

Walker,SenatorPaul
seemedtosuggest...
(APPLAUSE)
TAPPER:...that
cancelingthestate
dinnerwouldberash,
andreckless.

CNN

9/16/2015

TAPPER:...Governor
Bush...CRUZ(?):
...Jake...TAPPER:
GovernorBush,your
fatherwasthechief
diplomaticenvoyto
Chinabackwhen
Nixonopened
relationstoChina.Is
ScottWalker's
approachtheright
one,cancelingthe
statedinner?

CNN

9/16/2015

TAPPER:...Iwantto
turntoGovernor
Huckabeewhohas
beenverypatient.
Somebodyhadtobe
11th,andheis,but,I
dowanttochange
thesubjecttothe
eventthatyouhad...

HUCKABEE:Iwould
certainlylovetoget
inonthis,becauseI
thinkthesingle...
(CROSSTALK)
TAPPER:...however
youwant,butIwant
toaskthisquestion.
HUCKABEE:I've
beenpatiently
waiting,andI'm
goingtojustsaythis
aboutIran.TAPPER:
Allright,sir,go
ahead.
CNN

9/16/2015

HEWITT:Thankyou,
Jake.Mr.Trump,two
yearsago,President
Obamadrewared
linethattheSyrian
dictatorBashar
Assadcrossed,
PresidentObama
threatenedtostrike.
Hedidnot,hisknees
buckled.Wenow
have4million
refugees,Syriaisa
livinghell,andhe
turnedtothe
Congressforthe
authoritytobackhim
up.Youhavethree
senatorstoyourright
thatsaid,no.Dothey
bearresponsibilityfor
thisrefugeecrisis,
andwhatwouldyou
havedonewhen
BasharAssad
crossedtheline?

CNN

9/16/2015

HEWITT:Howmuch
responsibility,Mr.
Trump,dothe
senatorshold?

CNN

9/16/2015

HEWITT:Senator
Rubio...

CNN

9/16/2015

HEWITT:Senator
Paul?

CNN

9/16/2015

RUBIO:Holdon,a

second,Jake,he
askedme,aswell.I'd
liketoactually...
TAPPER:Thatwould
befair,you'reright.
You'rethethird
senator.

CNN

9/16/2015

TAPPER:Senator
Cruz?

CNN

9/16/2015

TAPPER:Iwantto

turnbackto
GovernorHuckabee.
GovernorHuckabee,
lastweek,youhelda
rallyforacounty
clerkinKentucky
whowasjailedfor
refusingtoissue
marriagelicensesto
samesexcouples,
asIdon'tneedtotell
you.You'vecalled
whathappenedto
KimDavis,thatclerk,
"anexampleofthe
criminalizationof
Christianity."There
areseveralpeopleon
thestagewho
disagreewithyou.
GovernorBush,for
example,saysthat
thatclerkisswornto
upholdthelaw.Is
GovernorBushon
thewrongsideofthe
criminalizationof
Christianity?

CNN

9/16/2015

TAPPER:Well,I'm

nottellingyouthat,
Governor.But
GovernorBushis,
becausehe
becausehe
disagrees.Hethinks
thatKimDavisswore
toupholdthelaw.
Youdisagree?You're
notyoudon't...

CNN

9/16/2015

BUSH:Idon'tthink
you'renotstatingmy
viewsright.TAPPER:
OK.Pleasedo.

CNN

9/16/2015

TAPPER:Governor,
yousaid,quote,"she
issworntouphold
thelaw."

CNN

9/16/2015

BASH:Governor

Kasich,SenatorCruz
issocommittedto
strippingfederal
fundsfromPlanned
Parenthoodthatit
couldresultin
shuttingdownthe
federalgovernment
injustabouttwo
weeks.Doyouagree
withSenatorCruz's
tactic?

CNN

9/16/2015

BASH:Thankyou.

SenatorCruz,Iwould
justaddthat,onthis
stagenotthatlong
ago,SenatorGraham
saidthatthistactic
thatyou'repushing
wouldtankthe
Republicans'ability
towinin2016.

CNN

9/16/2015

BASH:Governor
governor,Iwantto
gotoyou.Isitwhat
SenatorCruzsays,a
surrenderby
Republicans?

CNN

9/16/2015

BASH:But,governor,
thebut,governor,
therealityis,injust
twoweeks'time...
(APPLAUSE)BASH:
...wearegoingtobe
facingaquestion
aboutwhetherornot
it'senoughtoshut
downthegovernment
tomakethat
statement,because
thereisstilla
Democratinthe
WhiteHouse.Doyou
opposeitorsupport
it?

CNN

9/16/2015

BASH:Yesorno,do
yousupportthis
shutdown?

CNN

9/16/2015

BASH:We'retalking
aboutPlanned
Parenthoodright
now.CHRISTIE:And
whydon'twedothe
samethingwith
Planned
Parenthood?BASH:
Canyouansweryes
orno?

CNN

9/16/2015

BASH:Onemore
time.I'msorry,Ijust
wanttogetthe
answer.

CNN

9/16/2015

TAPPER:Dana,I
wanttocontinueon

thesubject.Governor
Bush,yourecently
saidwhilediscussing
PlannedParenthood,
quote,you're"not
sureweneedahalf
billionforwomen's
healthissues."Now
you'vesincesaidthat
youmisspoke,you
didn'tmeantosay
"women'shealth
issues."ButDonald
Trumpsaidthat
quote,thatcomment,
whichHillaryClinton
didseizeupon
immediately,will
hauntyouthesame
wayMittRomney's
47percentvideo
hauntedhim.Tell
DonaldTrumpwhy
he'swrong.
CNN

9/16/2015

TAPPER:Thankyou, N
GovernorBush.
DonaldTrump,letme
just...TRUMP:Jeb,
just...TAPPER:The
quotewas,"I'mnot
sureweneedhalfa
billiondollarsfor
women'shealth
issues."Hesaidhe
misspoke.Yousaid
thatthat'sgoingto
haunthim.Whydo
youthinkthat?

CNN

9/16/2015

TAPPER:Governor
Bush?

CNN

9/16/2015

TAPPER:We're
N
goingtowe'regoing
togettomanyof
theseissues.This

we'restillinthefirst
block,believeitor
not.We'regoingto
gettomanyofthese
issues,butbeforewe
endthisblock,Ms.
Fiorina,Idowantto
askyouaboutthis.In
aninterviewlast
weekinRollingStone
magazine,Donald
Trumpsaidthe
followingaboutyou.
Quote,"Lookatthat
face.Wouldanyone
voteforthat?Can
youimaginethat,the
faceofournext
president?"Mr.
Trumplatersaidhe
wastalkingabout
yourpersona,not
yourappearance.
Pleasefeelfreeto
respondwhatyou
thinkabouthis
persona.
CNN

9/16/2015

TAPPER:Welcome

toCNN'sRepublican
PresidentialDebate.
Notopicperhapshas
beenmore
combustibleinthis
campaignthanthe
issueofimmigration.
Mr.Trump,youhave
calledfordeporting
everyundocumented
immigrant,Governor
Christiehassaid,
quote,"Therearenot
enoughlaw
enforcementofficers
local,county,state
andfederalcombined
toforciblydeport11

to12millionpeople."
TellGovernor
Christiehowmuch
yourplanwillcost,
andhowyouwillget
itdone.
CNN

9/16/2015

TAPPER:Governor

Christie,youandI
havetalkedabout
thisinaninterview.
Yousaythathisbig
wall,hisplanto
deport11to12
million
undocumented
immigrants,itsounds
great,butit'snever
goingtohappen.Tell
himwhyyou're
skepticalofhis
plans?

CNN

9/16/2015

TAPPER:Iwantto

bringinDr.Carson
becausehetoohas
beenskepticalof
yourplanto
immediatelydeport
11to12millionillegal
immigrants.Hesaid,
quote,"Peoplewho
saythathavenoidea
whatthisentails."
Whydoyousaythat,
Dr.Carson?

CNN

9/16/2015

TAPPER:...Dr.

Carson...CARSON:
...ontoourproperty,
it'sridiculous.
TAPPER:Withall
duerespect,yousaid
aboutDonald
Trump'splanto
deport11to12
million

undocumented
immigrants,"People
whosaythathaveno
ideawhatthis
entails."Whynot?
CNN

9/16/2015

BASH:Governor
N
Bush,Mr.Trumphas
suggestedthatyour
viewsonimmigration
areinfluencedby
yourMexicanborn
wife.Hesaidthat,
quote,"Ifmywife
werefromMexico,I
thinkIwouldhavea
softspotforpeople
fromMexico."DidMr.
Trumpgotofarin
invokingyourwife?

CNN

9/16/2015

BASH:Mr.Trump?
(askinghimto
respondtoBush
criticizingTrumpfor
keepingout
Mexicans)

CNN

9/16/2015

BASH:Mr.Trump...
FIORINA:Dana,with
allbeingsaidtoMr.
Trump...BASH:Go
ahead.

CNN

9/16/2015

BASH:Ms.Fiorina

Ms.Fiorina,we're
goingtocometoyou,
we'regoingtocome
toyou.Ijustwantto
giveGovernorBush
achancetorespond
towhatMr.Trump
said.

CNN

9/16/2015

BASH:OK,onthat
note,youhave
criticizedGovernor

Bushforspeaking
Spanishonthe
campaigntrail.You
said,quote,"He
shouldreallysetan
examplebyspeaking
EnglishintheUnited
States."What's
wrongwithspeaking
Spanish?
CNN

9/16/2015

TAPPER:Senator

CruzSenatorCruz,
thisweek,welearned
moreaboutDr.
Carson'splanforthe
11millionto12
million
undocumented
immigrantsinthis
country.Dr.Carson
proposedgiving
theseundocumented
immigrantsasix
monthgraceperiod
topaybacktaxes
thentoletthem
becomeguest
workersandonlyto
deportpeoplewho
failedtodothat.
CARSON:Not
exactlywhatIsaid.
TAPPER:Well,how
wouldyousayit,sir?
Iwasjustreadingthe
WallStreetJournal
quote,butpleasetell
us.

CNN

9/16/2015

TAPPER:OK,from
thehorse'smouth,
SenatorCruz,does
thatfityourdefinition
ofamnesty?

CNN

9/16/2015

TAPPER:We'llcome

backtoyouwe'll
comebacktoyouin
onesecond,sir.But
SenatorRubio,I'm
notsureexactly
whoseplanhe's
he'ssayingis
constitutesamnesty,
butIknowhehas
saiditaboutyour
planinthepast,soI
wanttogiveyoua
chancetorespond,
then,Dr.Carson,
we'llcometoyou.
CNN

9/16/2015

TAPPER:Thankyou,
Senator.Senator
Dr.Carson...
(APPLAUSE)...I
wanttogiveyou30
seconds.I'dlikeyou
toanswerthe
question.Senator
Cruzdescribesplans
suchasyoursas
amnesty.Whyisyour
plannotamnesty?

CNN

9/16/2015

TAPPER:Thankyou,
Dr.Carson.Iwantto
talkabouttheissue
ofbirthright
citizenship,which
whichhasemerged
sincethefirstdebate
asasanaamajor
issueinthis
campaign.Mr.
Trump,yousaythat
babiesborninthe
UnitedStatesto
undocumented
immigrantsshould
notanylongerget
automaticAmerican
citizenship.Ms.

Fiorinasaysthatyou
arepanderingonthis
issueandactinglike
thepoliticiansthat
yourailagainst.
What'syourmessage
toMs.Fiorinaon
birthrightcitizenship?
CNN

9/16/2015

TAPPER:Ms.

Fiorina,thevast
majorityofcountries
donothavebirthright
citizenship...
(APPLAUSE)
TAPPER:...Donald
Trumpisrightabout
that.Whyisit
panderingwhenhe's
hesaysthis?

CNN

9/16/2015

TAPPER:Thankyou,
Ms.Fiorina.Mr.
Trump,Iwanttogive
youthechanceto
respond...

CNN

9/16/2015

TAPPER:Senator

Paul,Iwanttobring
youin.Where
wheredoyoustand
ontheissueof
birthrightcitizenship?

CNN

9/16/2015

TAPPER:Allright.

SenatorPaul,thank
yousomuch.Let's
turntoanewtopic.
We'vereceivedalot
ofquestionsonsocial
mediaaboutthe
economyandabout
jobs.Wehavetwo
CEOsonstageright
now.Ms.Fiorina,you
wereCEOofHewlett
Packard.Donald

Trumpsaysyou,
quote,"ranHPinto
theground,"youlaid
offtensofthousands
ofpeople,yougot
viciouslyfired.For
voterslookingto
somebodywith
privatesector
experiencetocreate
Americanjobs,why
shouldtheypickyou
andnotDonald
Trump?
CNN

9/16/2015

TAPPER:Mr.Trump
Mr.Trump,why
wouldyoubebetter
atcreatingjobsthan
CarlyFiorina?

CNN

9/16/2015

TAPPER:Ms.

Fiorina,Iwanttogive
youachanceto
respond.

CNN

9/16/2015

TAPPER:Governor
Christie'snamehas
beeninvoked.I'dlike
togivehima30
secondopportunity.

CNN

9/16/2015

TAPPER:Ms.

Fiorina,Iwanttogive
youKASICH:Jake
TAPPER:Governor
Kasich,I'mcomingto
younext,butMs.
Fiorina'snamewas
mentioned,andI
havetogiveherthe
opportunityto
respondifshewants
it.

CNN

9/16/2015

TAPPER:Donald
Trumpsaysthatthe

hedgefundguysare
gettingawaywith
murderbypayinga
lowertaxrate.He
wantstoraisethe
taxesofhedgefund
managers,asdoes
GovernorBush.Do
youagree?
CNN

9/16/2015

TAPPER:Governor

Huckabee,Iwantto
bringyouinonthe
questionofhedge
fundmanagersand
taxingthem.You
havesaidthatyou
arebotheredbythe
factthathedgefund
managerspaysucha
lowtaxrateand
make2,500times
whatpeoplewho
workforthemmake.
Doyouagreewith
whatDonaldTrump
andGovernorBush
haveproposed,
raisingtheirtax
rates?

CNN

9/16/2015

TAPPER:Thankyou,
Governor.Dr.
Carson,yousupport
scrappingtheentire
taxcodeand
replacingitwithaflat
taxbasedonthe
principalontithing
fromtheBible.Ifyou
make$10billion,you
pay$1billionin
taxes,ifyoumake
$10,youpay$1in
taxes.DonaldTrump
believesin
progressivetaxation.

Hesaysit'snotright
thatrichpeoplepay
thesameasthe
poor.TellDonald
Trumpwhyhisideas
ontaxesarewrong.
CNN

9/16/2015

TAPPER:Mr.
Trump...TRUMP:
...Well,I'dliketo
respond,I'dliketo
respond...TAPPER:
...Whatdoyouthink
oftheflattax?Do
youthinkit'sfair?

CNN

9/16/2015

TAPPER:Thankyou,
Mr.Trump.Senator
Paul?

CNN

9/16/2015

TAPPER:Governor
Walker,Iwanttogo
toyou.Dr.Carson
wantstoraisethe
FederalMinimum
Wage,youhave
calleditalameidea.
Whyisraisingthe
FederalMinimum
Wagelame?

CNN

9/16/2015

TAPPER:Dr.
Carson,Governor
Walkerdidn'treally
answerthequestion,
butI'llletyou
respond.Hecalled
raisingtheFederal
MinimumWage
lame,whatdoyou
thinkofthat?

CNN

9/16/2015

HEWITT:I'dliketo
talkaboutwinning
becauseIthinkallof
youaremore
qualifiedthanformer

SecretaryofState
Clinton,andaswere
thepeopleinthefirst
debate,butthereare
differentstyles,and
CarlyFiorina,
GovernorKasich,
you'reconveniently
locatednexttoeach
other,andyouhave
differentstyles.
GovernorKasich,
you'vebeenonmy
showalot.You
refusedtoattack
HillaryClinton,you
justdon'twanttogo
there,youwanttodo
theupwithpeople.
Go,Ohio,OK,andI
likethat.Carly
Fiorina,Idon'thave
tobringupthe
SecretaryofState
youbringherup,so
(inaudible).Which
oneofyouiswrong?
GovernorKasich?
CNN

9/16/2015

HEWITT:Carly
Fiorina,yourstyle?

CNN

9/16/2015

HEWITT:Thankyou,
Ms.Fiorina.
GovernorChristie,
yournamewas
mentioned.Iwantto
giveyouachanceto
respond.[hisname
mention:FIORINA:
Yousee,Governor
Christie,people
spendtimetalking
abouttheirtrack
records,andMr.
TrumpandIhave
everyrighttodothe

same.AndMrs.
Clintonhastodefend
hertrackrecord.]
CNN

9/16/2015

TAPPER:Welcome
N
backtoCNN's
Republican
PresidentialDebate.
Let'sturntosome
issuesnowinforeign
policy.Mr.Trump,
SenatorRubiosaidit
was,quote,"very
concerningtohim"
thatinarecent
interviewyoudidn't
seemtoknowthe
detailsaboutsomeof
theenemiestheU.S.
faces.Rubiosaid,if
youdon'tknowthe
answerstothose
questions,youwill
notbeabletoserve
as
commanderinchief.
Pleaserespondto
SenatorRubio.

CNN

9/16/2015

TAPPER:Senator
Rubio?

CNN

9/16/2015

TAPPER:Mr.
Trump?Senator
Rubioseemedtobe
suggestingthatyou
don'tknow
informationthat...
TRUMP:No,Idon't
thinkhe'ssuggesting
thatatall.Imean...
(CROSSTALK)

CNN

9/16/2015

TAPPER:Butare
yousayingthatyou
havetheknowledge
tobethepresident

thatMr.Trumpdoes
nothave?
CNN

9/16/2015

TAPPER:Mr.
Trump?

CNN

9/16/2015

HEWITT:Thankyou,
Jake.I'vedonealot
ofgreatinterviews
withallofyou,but,
GovernorBush,I
talkedtoyouin
Februaryaboutthe
biggestelephantina
roomfullof
elephants,whichis
yourlastname.And
yousaidyouwould
notbeburdened
eitherbyyourbrother
oryourfather's
legacyintheMiddle
East.Andthen,a
weeklater,yourolled
outyourlistofforeign
policyadvisers,andit
wasalotoftheband
gettingbacktogether
again.Soonbehalf
ofthemilitarythatis
watching...BUSH:
Yeah.HEWITT:
...OK,theactiveduty
militarythatareatthe
endofthesphere
(ph),whatkindofa
commanderinchief
isJebBushgoingto
be,andwhoarethe
advisersthatarenew
toyourteam?

CNN

9/16/2015

HEWITT:Mr.Mr.
Trump.BUSH:The
leadershipofRonald
Reaganandmy...
(CROSSTALK)

HEWITT:Iwantto
askyouaquestion,
though,youpromised
usgreatleaders.And
Ibelievethat.ButJeb
Bushhaslaidout20
differentpeoplethat
haveexperience
aroundtheworld.
Thereare190
countries,youcan't
runtheworldby
yourself.Whenare
wegoingtogetsome
namesonyour
militaryandyour
foreignpolicy
advisers?
CNN

9/16/2015

TAPPER:Senator...
WALKER:...onany
oftheseissues.
TAPPER:Senator
Paul?

CNN

9/16/2015

TAPPER:I

understandthat
GovernorBush's
namehasbeen
invoked,andthenwe
cangotoyou,
SenatorRubio.

CNN

9/16/2015

TAPPER:Thankyou,
Governor.Senator
Rubio?

CNN

9/16/2015

TAPPER:Dr.
Carson?

CNN

9/16/2015

TAPPER:Imean,it

isinterestingthatyou
saythat,becauseI
wanttoaskGovernor
Christieabout
somethingelsethat
youhavesaid.

GovernorChristie,
wejustmarkedthe
14thanniversaryof
the9/11attacks.Now
Dr.Carsonhassaid
thatifhehadbeen
presidentatthetime,
theUnitedStates
wouldnothavegone
towarinAfghanistan.
Whatdoesthatsay
toyouabouthowDr.
Carsonwould
respondaspresident
ifAmericawere
attackedagain?
CNN

9/16/2015

TAPPER:Dr.
Carson?

CNN

9/16/2015

TAPPER:...
GovernorChristie.

CNN

9/16/2015

TAPPER:Dr.
Carson?

CNN

9/16/2015

TAPPER:Thankyou,
Senator.Governor
Huckabee.

CNN

9/16/2015

TALKER:Governor

Walker,thereisabig
debatenow,wehave
beentalkingabout
ISIShereandthere
inthisdiscussion,
thereabigdebate
rightnowabout
whetherornotto
sendmoreU.S.
troopstofightISISin
IraqandSyria.Inthe
firstdebateearlier
thisevening,Senator
LindseyGraham
arguedthat
candidatesareonly

seriousaboutfighting
ISISifthey'rewilling
tosend10,000U.S.
troopstoIraq,10,000
U.S.troopsaspartof
acoalitiontoSyria.
GovernorWalker,
yousay,youjusttold
meafewdaysago
thatthe3,000U.S.
troopsthereright
nowareenough,as
longastherulesof
engagementare
changed.Whatdo
youknowthat
SenatorGraham
doesn'tknow?
CNN

9/16/2015

TAPPER:Thankyou,
Governor.Senator
Paul,Iwanttogoto
you,becauseyou
havesaidthatthe
bootsontheground
tofightISISneedto
beArabboots.We
justlearnedtoday
thatdespitethe
Obama
administration
spending$500
milliontohelpcreate
thoseArabboots,
thereareonlyfouror
fiveU.S.trained
fightersinSyria
fightingISIS.What
doesthatsaytoyou
aboutthe
effectivenessofthe
ideaofthebootson
thegroundneedto
beArabboots?

CNN

9/16/2015

BASH:Governor
Bush,let'stalkabout

theissuethat'svery
importantto
Republicanvoters,
andthat'sthe
SupremeCourt.After
ChiefJusticeJohn
Robertsvotedto
upholdObamacare
twice,SenatorCruz
criticizedyourbrother
forappointingJohn
Robertstothe
SupremeCourt.
Lookingbackonit,
didyourbrother
makeamistake?
CNN

9/16/2015

BASH:...IsJohn
Robertsoneofthose
people?

CNN

9/16/2015

BASH:Doyoulike
whatyoujustheard,
SenatorCruz?

CNN

9/16/2015

TAPPER:...Governor
Bush...CRUZ:...and
Iwillaspresidentas
well.TAPPER:...I
wanttoletyou
respond.

CNN

9/16/2015

TAPPER:Senator
Cruz,30seconds.

CNN

9/16/2015

TAPPER:Thankyou,
Senator.
(APPLAUSE)
GovernorHuckabee,
Iwanttobringyouin
veryquicklyifyou
could.Willyouhave
alitmustestwhenit
comestoappointing
SupremeCourt
nominees?

CNN

9/16/2015

TAPPER:Welcome

backtoCNN's
Republican
presidentialdebateat
theReaganLibrary
hereinSimiValley
SimiValley,
California.Many
peopleonsocial
mediawantedusto
askaboutmarijuana
legalization.Senator
Paul,Governor
Christierecentlysaid,
quote,"ifyou're
gettinghighin
Coloradotoday,"
wheremarijuanahas
beenlegalized,
"enjoyituntilJanuary
2017,becauseIwill
enforcethefederal
lawsagainst
marijuana."Willyou?
CNN

9/16/2015

TAPPER:Iwantto
givethatIwantto
givethepersonthat
youcalleda
hypocritean
opportunityto
respond.Doyou
wanttoidentifythat
person?

CNN

9/16/2015

TAPPER:Governor
Bush,please.

CNN

9/16/2015

TAPPER:That'strue.
Goahead,Christie,
please.

CNN

9/16/2015

TAPPER:Youmay
respond,andthenI'll
bringinyou,Ms.
Fiorina.

CNN

9/16/2015

PAUL:MayI

respond?MayI
respond?TAPPER:
Yes,SenatorPaul.
CNN

9/16/2015

TAPPER:Iwantto
bringinMs.Fiorina
IwanttobringinMs.
Fiorinaonthisissue.

CNN

9/16/2015

HEWITT:Thankyou,
Jake.Tomorrowis
Republicansknow
thistomorrowis
ConstitutionDay.
We'vebeentalking
aboutthe10th
Amendment.Let's
talkaboutthe
SecondAmendment.
GovernorBush,one
ofthethingsthe
SupremeCourthas
gottenrightisthatit's
anindividualright
andit'sprotectedfor
individualstoholdit.
Lastweek,yousaid
thenextstepingun
issuesistomake
surethey'renotinthe
handsofmentallyill.
Inthisstate,there'sa
controversiallawthat
allowsgunstobe
takenawayfrom
peoplewithouta
hearing.Wheredoes
itgoandthe
problemofviolence
isendemic,but
wheredoesitgofrom
whatyousaidlast
week,howfarinto
people'slivestotake
gunsawayfrom
them?

CNN

9/16/2015

HEWITT:Ifafamily
membercallsand
says,"Mychild,my
brother,mysisteris
disturbed,"oughtthe
statebeabletogo
andgettheirweapon
withoutahearing?

CNN

9/16/2015

HEWITT:Senator

Cruz,Iwanttogoto
you.Your
constitutionallitigant
(ph),areyouafraidof
thenextsteptheory
ofwhathappensto
SecondAmendment
rights?

CNN

9/16/2015

BASH:Mr.Trump,

youhavesaidonce
ortwicethatyouare
reallyrich,andyou
arebyfartherichest
persononthisstage.
ChrisChristiesays
billionaireslikeyou
andevenpeoplewho
makeandearnfar
lessshouldnolonger
getSocialSecurity,
oratleastthere
shouldbelimits
basedonontheir
income.Youthink
he'swrong,andifso,
why?

CNN

9/16/2015

BASH:Whatabout
thecountryasaas
apolicy?

CNN

9/16/2015

BASH:Soisa
voluntaryprogram
thewaytogetthe
SocialSecurity
systemsolventagain

likethat.
CNN

9/16/2015

TAPPER:We
C
receivedalotof
questionsfromsocial
mediaaboutclimate
change.Senator
Rubio,Ronald
Reagan'ssecretary
ofstate,George
Shultz,remindsus
thatwhenReagan
waspresidenthe
facedasimilar
situationtotheone
thatwe'refacing
now.Thereweredire
warningsfromthe
massconsensusof
thescientific
communityaboutthe
ozonelayer
shrinking.Shultz
saysRonaldReagan
urgedskepticsin
industrytocomeup
withaplan.Hesaid,
doitasaninsurance
policyincasethe
scientistsareright.
Thescientistswere
right.Reaganandhis
approachworked.
SecretaryShultz
asks,whynottake
outaninsurance
policyandapproach
climatechangethe
Reaganway?

CNN

9/16/2015

TAPPER:Governor
Christie,youhave
saidthatclimate
changeisreal,and
thathumanshelp
contributetoit.
Withoutgettinginto

theissueofChina
versustheUnited
States,whichI
understandyou've
talkedaboutbefore,
whatdoyoumakeof
skepticsofclimate
changesuchas
SenatorRubio?
CNN

9/16/2015

TAPPER:...I'm

turningtoanother
I'mturningtoanother
issuerightnow.
SenatorCruz.Well,I
thinkwe'veheard
fromseveralthis
evening.Abacklash
againstvaccineswas
blamedforameasles
outbreakherein
California.Dr.
Carson,Donald
Trumphaspublicly
andrepeatedlylinked
vaccines,childhood
vaccines,toautism,
which,asyouknow,
themedical
community
adamantlydisputes.
You'reapediatric
neurosurgeon.
ShouldMr.Trump
stopsayingthis?

CNN

9/16/2015

TAPPER:Shouldhe
stopsayingit?
Shouldhestop
sayingthatvaccines
causeautism?

CNN

9/16/2015

TAPPER:Mr.Trump,
aspresident,you
wouldbeinchargeof
theCentersfor
DiseaseControland

theNationalInstitutes
ofHealth,bothof
whichsayyouare
wrong.Howwould
youhandlethisas
president?
CNN

9/16/2015

TAPPER:Dr.Dr.
Carson?

CNN

9/16/2015

TAPPER:Dr.Paul?
Dr.Paul,I'dliketo
bringyouin.

CNN

9/16/2015

TAPPER:Welcome
N
backtoCNN's
Republican
PresidentialDebate
attheReaganLibrary
inSimiValley,
California.Wehavea
fewlastquestionsfor
you.Twoofthema
littlelighthearted,the
otheronemore
serious.We'llstart
withoneofthemore
lightquestions.
SenatorPaul,I'm
goingtostartwith
youandwe'rejust
goingtogodownthe
line.Earlierthisyear,
theTreasury
Department
announcedthata
womanwillappear
onthe$10bill.What
womanwouldyou
liketoseeonthe$10
bill?

CNN

9/16/2015

TAPPER:Governor
Huckabee?

CNN

9/16/2015

TAPPER:Senator
Paul(sic).

CNN

9/16/2015

TAPPER:I'msorry.
SenatorRubio?

CNN

9/16/2015

TAPPER:Senator
Cruz?

CNN

9/16/2015

TAPPER:Dr.
Carson?

CNN

9/16/2015

TAPPER:Mr.Trump. N

CNN

9/16/2015

TAPPER:Governor
Bush.

CNN

9/16/2015

TAPPER:Governor
Walker.

CNN

9/16/2015

TAPPER:Mrs.
Fiorina.

CNN

9/16/2015

TAPPER:Governor
Kasich.

CNN

9/16/2015

TAPPER:Governor
Christie.

CNN

9/16/2015

TAPPER:Alright.
N
Somegoodentriesif
anybodyatthemint
waslistening.Here's
thenextlighthearted
question,youall
knowthattheUnited
StatesSecretService
usescodenamesfor
thepresident,andhis
family.Ronald
Reagan'scodename,
forexample,was,
"Rawhide",an
homagetohis
performancesin
Westerns.Nancy
Reagan'swas,
"Rainbow".Youdon't
havetocomeupthe
oneforyourspouse,
but,whatwouldyou

want,Governor
Christie,I'llstartwith
you,yourSecret
Servicecodenameto
be.
CNN

9/16/2015

TAPPER:Governor
Walker?

CNN

9/16/2015

TAPPER:Mr.
Trump?

CNN

9/16/2015

TAPPER:Dr.
Carson?

CNN

9/16/2015

TAPPER:Senator
Cruz?

CNN

9/16/2015

TAPPER:Senator
Rubio?

CNN

9/16/2015

TAPPER:Governor
Huckabee.

CNN

9/16/2015

TAPPER:Senator
Paul.

CNN

9/16/2015

TAPPER:OK,here's
themoreserious
question,Ronald
Reagan,the40th
President,usedthe
planebehindyouto
accomplishagreat
manythings.
Perhaps,most
notably,tochallenge
MikhailGorbachevto
teardownthewall,
andultimately,to
makepeacewiththe
USSR.Howwillthe
worldlookdifferent
onceyourAirForce
Oneisparkedinthe
hangarofyour
presidentiallibrary?
SenatorPaul?

CNN

10/13/2015

COOPER:Areyouall N
ready?(APPLAUSE)
Allright.Let'sbegin.
We'regoingtobe
discussingalotofthe
issues,manyofthe
issues,important
issuesthatyouhave
broughtup.ButI
wanttobeginwith
concernsthatvoters
haveabouteachof
thecandidateshere
onthisstagethat
theyhaveabouteach
ofyou.Secretary
Clinton,Iwantto
startwithyou.Plenty
ofpoliticiansevolve
onissues,buteven
someDemocrats
believeyouchange
yourpositionsbased
onpolitical
expediency.You
wereagainst
samesexmarriage.
Nowyou'reforit.You
defendedPresident
Obama'simmigration
policies.Nowyousay
they'retooharsh.
Yousupportedhis
tradedealdozenof
times.Youeven
calleditthe"gold
standard".Now,
suddenly,lastweek,
you'reagainstit.Will
yousayanythingto
getelected?

CNN

10/13/2015

COOPER:Secretary
Clinton,though,with
allduerespect,the
questionisreally
aboutpolitical

expediency.Justin
July,New
Hampshire,youtold
thecrowdyou'd,
quote,"takeaback
seattonoonewhen
itcomesto
progressivevalues."
LastmonthinOhio,
yousaidyouplead
guiltyto,quote,
"beingkindof
moderateand
center."Doyou
changeyourpolitical
identitybasedon
whoyou'retalking
to?
CNN

10/13/2015

COOPER:Justfor
therecord,areyoua
progressive,orare
youamoderate?

CNN

10/13/2015

COOPER:Senator
N
Sanders.AGallup
pollsayshalfthe
countrywouldnotput
asocialistinthe
WhiteHouse.You
callyourselfa
democraticsocialist.
Howcananykindof
socialistwina
generalelectionin
theUnitedStates?

CNN

10/13/2015

COOPER:Denmark N
isacountrythathas
apopulation
Denmarkisacountry
thathasapopulation
of5.6millionpeople.
Thequestionisreally
aboutelectability
here,andthat'swhat
I'mtryingtogetat.

Youthethe
Republicanattackad
againstyouina
generalelectionit
writesitself.You
supportedthe
Sandinistasin
Nicaragua.You
honeymoonedinthe
SovietUnion.And
justthisweekend,
yousaidyou'renota
capitalist.Doesn't
doesn'tthatadwrite
itself?
CNN

10/13/2015

COOPER:Youdon't
consideryourselfa
capitalist,though?

CNN

10/13/2015

COOPER:Justlet
mejustbeclear.Is
thereanybodyelse
onthestagewhois
notacapitalist?

CNN

10/13/2015

COOPER:Senator
Sanders?

CNN

10/13/2015

COOPER:We're
N
goingtohavealot
moreonthese
issues.ButIdowant
tojustquicklyget
everybodyinonthe
questionof
electability.Governor
Chafee,you'vebeen
everythingbuta
socialist.Whenyou
weresenatorfrom
RhodeIsland,you
wereaRepublican.
Whenyouwere
electedgovernor,you
wereanindependent.
You'veonlybeena

Democratforlittle
morethantwoyears.
Whyshould
Democraticvoters
trustyouwon't
changeagain?
CNN

10/13/2015

COOPER:Itseems
likeprettysoft
granite.Imean,
you'vebeena
Republican,you've
beenan
independent.

CNN

10/13/2015

COOPER:Thenwhy
changelabels?

CNN

10/13/2015

COOPER:Governor
O'Malley,the
concernofvoters
aboutyouisthatyou
toutourrecordas
Baltimore'smayor.
Asweallknow,we
allsawit.Thatcity
explodedinriotsand
violenceinApril.The
currenttop
prosecutorin
Baltimore,alsoa
Democrat,blames
yourzerotolerance
policiesforsowing
theseedsofunrest.
Whyshould
Americanstrustyou
withthecountry
whentheyseewhat's
goingoninthecity
thatyouranformore
thansevenyears?

CNN

10/13/2015

COOPER:She
actuallyjustforthe
record,whenshe
wasaskedwhich

policies,tonametwo,
shesaidzero
tolerance.Imean,
there'sanumberof
oldpoliciesthatwe're
seeingtheresultsof.
Thatdistressof
communities,where
communitiesdon't
wanttostepforward
andsaywhokilleda
3yearold,it'sa
directresultofthese
failedpolicies.
CNN

10/13/2015

COOPER:Inone

yearalone,though,
100,000arrestswere
madeinyourcity,a
cityof640,000
people.TheACLU,
theNAACPsued
you,suedthecity,
andthecityactually
settled,sayingalot
ofthosearrestswere
withoutprobable
cause.

CNN

10/13/2015

COOPER:Senator
Webb,in2006,you
calledaffirmative
action
"statesponsored
racism."In2010,you
wroteanop/ed
sayingit
discriminatesagainst
whites.Giventhat
nearlyhalfthe
DemocraticPartyis
nonwhite,aren'tyou
outofstepwith
wherethe
DemocraticPartyis
now?

CNN

10/13/2015

COOPER:Senator

Webb,thankyou
verymuch.Let's
moveontosomeof
themostpressing
issuesfacingour
countryrightnow,
someofthebiggest
issuesrightnowin
theheadlinestoday.
We'regoingtostart
withguns.The
shootinginOregon
earlierthismonth,
onceagainitbrought
theissueofgunsinto
thenational
conversation.Over
thelastweek,guns
havebeenthemost
discussedpolitical
topiconFacebookby
twotoone.Senator
Sanders,youvoted
againsttheBradybill
thatmandated
backgroundchecks
andawaitingperiod.
Youalsosupported
allowingridersto
bringgunsin
checkedbagson
Amtraktrains.Fora
decade,yousaidthat
holdinggun
manufacturerslegally
responsibleformass
shootingsisabad
idea.Now,yousay
you'rereconsidering
that.Whichisit:
shieldthegun
companiesfrom
lawsuitsornot?

CNN

10/13/2015

COOPER:Doyou
wanttoshieldgun

companiesfrom
lawsuits?
CNN

10/13/2015

COOPER:Secretary
Clinton,isBernie
Sanderstough
enoughonguns?

CNN

10/13/2015

COOPER:We're
goingtobringyouall
inonthis.But,
SenatorSanders,
youhavetogivea
response.

CNN

10/13/2015

COOPER:Governor
O'Malley,youpassed
gunlegislationas
governorof
Maryland,butyou
hada
Democraticcontrolle
dlegislature.
PresidentObama
couldn'tconvince
Congresstopass
gunlegislationafter
themassacresin
Aurora,inNewtown,
andCharleston.How
canyou?

CNN

10/13/2015

COOPER:Senator

Sanders,Iwantyou
tobeableto
respond,30seconds.

CNN

10/13/2015

COOPER:Letme
bringinsomebody
whohasadifferent
viewpoint.Senator
Webb,yourrating
fromtheNRA,you
oncehadanArating
fromtheNRA.
You'vesaidgun
violencegoesdown

whenmorepeople
areallowedtocarry
guns.Would
encouragingmore
peopletobearmed
bepartofyour
responsetoamass
shooting?
CNN

10/13/2015

COOPER:Senator
GovernorChafee,
youhaveanFrating
fromtheNRA,what
doyouthinkabout
whatSenatorWebb
justsaid?

CNN

10/13/2015

COOPER:...Iwantto
moveontoanother
issue,whichisinthe
headlinesrightnow,
anothercrisismaking
headlines.Secretary
Clinton,Russia,
they'rechallenging
theU.S.inSyria.
AccordingtoU.S.
intelligence,they've
liedaboutwho
they'rebombing.You
spearheadedthe
resetwithRussia.
Didyou
underestimatethe
Russians,andas
president,what
wouldyourresponse
toVladimirPutinbe
rightnowinSyria?

CNN

10/13/2015

COOPER:Senator
Sanders,whatwould
youdodifferently.

CNN

10/13/2015

BASH:Governor

Chafee,youwerethe
onlyRepublicanin

theSenatetovote
againsttheIraqwar.
YousaySecretary
Clintonshouldbe
disqualifiedfromthe
presidencybecause
shevotedinfavorof
usingforceinIraq.
Shehassincesaid
thathervotewasa
mistake.Whyisn't
thatgoodenough?
CNN

10/13/2015

BASH:Secretary
Clinton,he's
questioningyour
judgment.

CNN

10/13/2015

BASH:Senator

SandersSenator
Sanders,Iwantto
bringyouinhere.My
questionforyouis,
asacongressman,
youvotedagainstthe
IraqWar.Youvoted
againsttheGulfWar.
You'rejusttalking
aboutSyria,but
underwhat
circumstanceswould
aPresidentSanders
actuallyuseforce?

CNN

10/13/2015

COOPER:But,

SenatorSanders,
youdidn'tanswerthe
question.Underwhat
underwhat
circumstanceswould
youactuallyuse
force?

CNN

10/13/2015

COOPER:Secretary
Clintonvotedto
authorizemilitary
forceinIraq,

supportedmore
troopsin
Afghanistan.As
SecretaryofState,
shewantedtoarm
Syrianrebelsand
pushforthebombing
ofLibya.Isshetoo
quicktousemilitary
force?
CNN

10/13/2015

COOPER:Doesshe
doesshewantto
usemilitaryforcetoo
rapidly?

CNN

10/13/2015

COOPER:Governor
O'Malley,justforthe
record,onthe
campaigntrail,
you'vebeensaying
thatSecretaryClinton
isalwaysquickfor
theforthemilitary
intervention.Senator
SecretaryClinton,
youcanrespond.

CNN

10/13/2015

COOPER:
Secretary?

CNN

10/13/2015

COOPER:Senator

Webb,yousaidas
presidentyouwould
neverhaveused
militaryforceinLibya
andthattheattackon
theU.S.consulatein
Benghaziwas,in
yourwords,
"inevitable."Should
SecretaryClinton
haveseenthatattack
coming?

CNN

10/13/2015

COOPER:Senator
Sanders,Iwantyou

tobeableto
respond.
CNN

10/13/2015

COOPER:Secretary
Clinton,onthe
campaigntrail,
GovernorWebbhas
saidthathewould
neverhaveused
militaryforceinLibya
andthattheattackon
theU.S.consulatein
Benghaziwas
inevitable.Should
youhaveseenthat
attackcoming?

CNN

10/13/2015

COOPER:Governor
O'Malley?

CNN

10/13/2015

COOPER:Senator
Webb,Iwantyouto
beabletorespond.

CNN

10/13/2015

COOPER:Senator
Webb?

CNN

10/13/2015

COOPER:Secretary
Webb,youservedin
Vietnam.You'rea
marine.Oncea
marine,alwaysa
marine.Youserved
asamarinein
Vietnam.You'rea
decoratedwarhero.
Youeventually
becamesecretaryof
thenavy.

CNN

10/13/2015

COOPER:Senator

Sanders,tellan
Americansoldierwho
iswatchingrightnow
tonightinAfghanistan
whyyoucanbe
commanderinchief
giventhatyou

appliedfor
conscientious
objectorstatus.
CNN

10/13/2015

COOPER:Very

quickly,30seconds
foreachofyou.
GovernorChafee,
whoorwhatisthe
greatestnational
securitythreattothe
UnitedStates?Iwant
togodowntheline.

CNN

10/13/2015

COOPER:OK.
Senator,Icangive
you30secondsto
respond.

CNN

10/13/2015

COOPER:Thirty
secondsforeachof
you.Governor
Chafee,whatisthe
greatestnational
securitythreattothe
UnitedStates?

CNN

10/13/2015

COOPER:Governor
O'Malley?

CNN

10/13/2015

COOPER:Secretary
Clinton,thegreatest
nationalsecurity
threat?

CNN

10/13/2015

COOPER:Senator
Sanders,greatest
nationalsecurity
threat?

CNN

10/13/2015

COOPER:Senator
Webb?

CNN

10/13/2015

COOPER:And
welcomeback.We
areliveinNevada,in
LasVegas,atthe
WynnResortforthe

firstDemocratic
presidentialdebate.
Thequestions
continue.Webegin
withSecretary
Clinton.Secretary
Clinton,youare
goingtobetestifying
beforeCongressnext
weekaboutyour
emails.Forthelast
eightmonths,you
haven'tbeenableto
putthisissuebehind
you.Youdismissed
ityoujokedaboutit
youcalledita
mistake.Whatdoes
thatsayaboutyour
abilitytohandlefar
morechallenging
crisesaspresident?
CNN

10/13/2015

COOPER:Secretary
Clinton,Secretary
Clinton,withalldue
respect,it'salittle
hardImean,isn'tit
alittlebithardtocall
thisjustapartisan
issue?There'san
FBIinvestigation,and
PresidentObama
himselfjusttwodays
agosaidthisisa
legitimateissue.

CNN

10/13/2015

COOPER:Senator
Sanders?

CNN

10/13/2015

COOPER:It's

obviouslyvery
popularinthiscrowd,
andit'sholdon.
(APPLAUSE)Iknow
thatplayswellinthis
room.ButIgottobe

honest,Governor
Chafee,forthe
record,onthe
campaigntrail,
you'vesaida
differentthing.You
saidthisisahuge
issue.Standinghere
infrontofSecretary
Clinton,areyou
willingtosaythatto
herface?
CNN

10/13/2015

COOPER:Secretary
Clinton,doyouwant
torespond?

CNN

10/13/2015

COOPER:Governor
Governor...
(APPLAUSE)
GovernorO'Malley...
(APPLAUSE)
Governor,it'spopular
intheroom,butalot
ofpeopledowantto
knowtheseanswers.
GovernorO'Malley,
youexpressed
concernonthe
campaigntrailthat
theDemocraticParty
is,andIquote,
"beingdefinedby
HillaryClinton'semail
scandal."Youheard
heranswer,doyou
stillfeelthatway
tonight?

CNN

10/13/2015

LEMON:Alright,

Anderson,thankyou
verymuch.I'mnot
surehowtofollow
that,butthisquestion
isaboutsomething
thathastrippedsome
ofthecandidatesup

outonthecampaign
trail.Canyouhear
me?Can'thearmein
theroom.OK,here
wegoagain,asI
said...WILKINS:
...lawschool.My
questionforthe
candidatesis,do
blacklivesmatter,or
doalllivesmatter?
COOPER:The
questionfrom
Arthur...LEMON:
...Therewego...
COOPER:...Doblack
livesmatter,ordoall
livesmatter?Let's
putthatquestionto
SenatorSanders.
CNN

10/13/2015

COOPER:Governor
O'Malley,the
questionfromArthur
wasdoblacklives
matter,ordoalllives
matter?

CNN

10/13/2015

COOPER:Secretary
Clinton,whatwould
youdoforAfrican
Americansinthis
countrythat
PresidentObama
couldn't?

CNN

10/13/2015

COOPER:Senator
Webb?

CNN

10/13/2015

COOPER:Senator
Sanders,let'stalk
aboutincome
inequality.Wages
andincomesareflat.
You'vearguedthat
thegapbetweenrich
andpooriswider

thanatanytime
sincethe1920s.
We'vehada
Democraticpresident
forsevenyears.
Whatareyougoing
tobeabletodothat
PresidentObama
didn't?
CNN

10/13/2015

COOPER:I'llletyou
jumpinamoment.
Everybodywillgetin
onthisinamoment.
SecretaryClinton,
howwouldyou
addressthisissue?
Inallcandor,youand
yourhusbandare
partoftheone
percent.Howcan
youcredibly
representtheviews
ofthemiddleclass?

CNN

10/13/2015

COOPER:Governor
O'Malley,(inaudible).

CNN

10/13/2015

COOPER:Justfor

viewersathomewho
maynotbereading
uponthis,
GlassSteagallisthe
Depressionera
bankinglawrepealed
in1999that
prevented
commercialbanks
fromengagingin
investmentbanking
andinsurance
activities.Secretary
Clinton,heraisesa
fundamental
differenceonthis
stage.Senator
Sanderswantsto

breakupthebigWall
Streetbanks.You
don't.Yousay
chargethebanks
more,continueto
monitorthem.Whyis
yourplanbetter?
CNN

10/13/2015

COOPER:Senator
Sanders,Secretary
Clintonjustsaidthat
herpolicyistougher
thanyours.

CNN

10/13/2015

COOPER:Why?

CNN

10/13/2015

COOPER:Secretary
Clinton,youhaveto
beabletorespond.
Hebroughtyouup.

CNN

10/13/2015

COOPER:Governor
O'Malley?Wheredo
youstand?

CNN

10/13/2015

COOPER:Secretary
Clinton...O'MALLEY:
...ourpromise.
COOPER:Ihaveto
letyourespond.

CNN

10/13/2015

COOPER:Senator

Sanders...
(APPLAUSE)
SenatorSanders,in
2008,congressional
leadersweretold,
withoutthe2008
bailout,theU.S.was
possiblydaysaway
fromacomplete
meltdown.Despite
that,youstillvoted
againstit.As
president,wouldyou
standbyyour
principlesifitrisked
thecountry'sfinancial

stability?
CNN

10/13/2015

COOPER:We're

goingtotalkabout
thatinaminute.But,
SenatorWebb,Iwant
togetyouin.You
havesaidneither
partyhasthegutsto
takeonWallStreet.
Isthesystemrigged?

CNN

10/13/2015

COOPER:Governor
Chafee,youhave
attackedSecretary
Clintonforbeingtoo
closetoWallStreet
banks.In1999you
votedfortheverybill
thatmadebanks
bigger.CHAFEE:
TheGlassSteagall
wasmyveryfirst
vote,I'djustarrived,
mydadhaddiedin
office,Iwas
appointedtothe
office,itwasmyvery
firstvote.COOPER:
Areyousayingyou
didn'tknowwhatyou
werevotingfor?

CNN

10/13/2015

COOPER:...what
doesthatsayabout
youthatyou're
castingavotefor
somethingyou
weren'treallysure
about?

CNN

10/13/2015

BASH:Thankyou.

CNNvisitedcollege
campuses,alongwith
Facebook.Andnot
surprisinglycollege
affordabilitywas

amongthemost
pressingissue.
SenatorSanders,
you'vementioneda
coupleoftimesyou
dohaveaplanto
makepubliccolleges
freeforeveryone.
SecretaryClintonhas
criticizedthatin
sayingshe'snotin
favorofmakinga
collegefreefor
DonaldTrump'skids.
Doyouthink
taxpayersshouldpick
upthetabforwealthy
children?
CNN

10/13/2015

BASH:And,

SecretaryClinton,it's
notjustcollegetuition
thatSenatorSanders
istalkingabout,
expandingSocial
Securityandgiving
allAmericans
Medicare.What's
wrongwiththat?

CNN

10/13/2015

BASH:Secretary

Clinton,thequestion
wasnotjustabout
tuition,though.Itwas
aboutSenator
Sanders'planto
expandSocial
Security,tomake
Medicareavailableto
allAmericans.Isthat
somethingthatyou
wouldsupport?Andif
not,whynot?

CNN

10/13/2015

BASH:Doyouwant
toexpandit?

CNN

10/13/2015

LOPEZ:Gracias,

Anderson.Senator
Sanders,in2013,
youvotedfor
immigrationreform.
Butin2007,when
Democratscontrolled
Congressandthe
BushWhiteHouse
wasonboard,you
votedagainstit.Why
shouldLatinovoters
trustyounowwhen
youleftthematthe
altaratthemoment
whenreformwas
veryclose?

CNN

10/13/2015

LOPEZ:Secretary

ClintonSecretary
Clinton,Governor
O'Malleywantsto
openupObamacare
tomillionsof
undocumented
immigrantsandtheir
children,including
almost90,000people
righthereinNevada.
Doyou?

CNN

10/13/2015

LOPEZ:Governor
O'Malley?

CNN

10/13/2015

LOPEZ:Senator
Webb,doyou
supportthe
undocumented
immigrantsgetting
Obamacare?

CNN

10/13/2015

COOPER:Secretary
Clinton?

CNN

10/13/2015

COOPER:Secretary
Clinton,letmeask
you.Twoofyour

rivalsfromyourleft,
GovernorO'Malley,
andSenator
Sanders,wantto
provideinstate
collegetuitionto
undocumented
immigrants.Where
doyoustandonthat?
CNN

10/13/2015

COOPER:So,onthe
record,youbelieve
thatundocumented
immigrantsshould
getinstatecollege
tuition.

CNN

10/13/2015

COOPER:Governor
O'Malley?

CNN

10/13/2015

COOPER:Senator

Sanders,youtalked
aboutyourrecordon
theVeteranaffairs
committee.You
servedonthat
committeeforthelast
eightyears,including
twoyearsasits
chairmanwhile
veteransdiedwaiting
forhealthcare.You
andSenatorMcCain
ultimatelyaddressed
theissuewith
bipartisan
legislation.Whydidit
take18Inspector
Generalreports,and
aCNNinvestigation,
andothers,before
youandyour
colleaguestook
action?

CNN

10/13/2015

COOPER:Governor
Chafee,youand

HillaryClintonboth
votedforthePatriot
Actwhichcreatedthe
NSAsurveillance
program.You've
emphasizedcivil
liberties,privacy
duringyour
campaign.Aren't
thesetwothingsin
conflict?
CNN

10/13/2015

COOPER:Doyou
regretthatvote?

CNN

10/13/2015

COOPER:Secretary
Clinton,doyouregret
yourvoteonthe
PatriotAct?

CNN

10/13/2015

COOPER:Senator
SenatorSanders,
you'retheonlyone
onthisstagewho
votedagainstthe
PatriotActin2001...
(APPLAUSE)
SANDERS:Itwas99
tooneandIwas
maybetheone.I
don'tknow.
COOPER:...andthe
reauthorizationvotes.
Letmeaskyou,if
elected,wouldyou
shutdowntheNSA
surveillance
program?

CNN

10/13/2015

COOPER:Wouldyou
shutdowntheNSA
surveillance
program?

CNN

10/13/2015

COOPER:Governor
Chafee,Edward
Snowden,ishea

traitororahero?
CNN

10/13/2015

COOPER:Bringhim
home,nojailtime?

CNN

10/13/2015

COOPER:Secretary
Clinton,heroor
traitor?

CNN

10/13/2015

COOPER:Shouldhe
dojailtime?

CNN

10/13/2015

COOPER:Governor
O'Malley,Snowden?

CNN

10/13/2015

COOPER:Senator
Sanders,Edward
Snowden?

CNN

10/13/2015

COOPER:Ishea
hero?

CNN

10/13/2015

COOPER:Senator
Webb,Edward
Snowden?

CNN

10/13/2015

COOPER:Another
anotherquestionfor
eachofyou,starting
withGovernor
Chafee.Namethe
onethingtheone
waythatyour
administrationwould
notbeathirdtermof
PresidentObama.

CNN

10/13/2015

COOPER:President
Obama'sgenerals
rightnoware
suggestingkeeping
troopsinAfghanistan
afterthetimehe
wantedthempulled
out.Wouldyoukeep
themthere?

CNN

10/13/2015

COOPER:Governor

O'Malley,howwould
youbedifferentthan
PresidentObama's
administration?
CNN

10/13/2015

COOPER:Secretary
Clinton,howwould
younotbeathird
termofPresident
Obama?

CNN

10/13/2015

COOPER:Istherea
policydifference?

CNN

10/13/2015

COOPER:Senator
Sanders?

CNN

10/13/2015

COOPER:Senator
Webb,howwould
younotbeathird
termforObama?

CNN

10/13/2015

COOPER:Senator

Sanders,hecited
you.Youdon'theara
lotofDemocratic
presidential
candidatestalking
aboutrevolution.
Whatdoyoumean?

CNN

10/13/2015

COOPER:That's
N
right.Secretary
Clinton,Governor
O'Malleysaysthe
presidencyisnota
crowntobepassed
backandforth
betweentworoyal
families.Thisyear
hasbeentheyearof
theoutsiderin
politics,justask
BernieSanders.Why
shouldDemocrats
embraceaninsider
likeyourself?

CNN

10/13/2015

COOPER:Governor
O'Malley,doyou
wanttotellSecretary
Clintonwhyshe
shouldn'tgetthe
crown?

CNN

10/13/2015

COOPER:Secretary
Clinton,youhaveto
beabletorespond,if
youwant.

CNN

10/13/2015

COOPER:
(inaudible).
(APPLAUSE)
SenatorSanders,
doesshehavethe
rightstuff?

CNN

10/13/2015

LEMON:Allright.
C
ThisoneisforMartin
O'Malley.Anderson,
GovernorO'Malley,
thisisfromAnna
BettisfromTempe,
Arizona.Hereitis.
(BEGINVIDEO
CLIP)QUESTION:
Asayoungperson,
I'mveryconcerned
aboutclimatechange
andhowitwillaffect
myfuture.Asa
presidential
candidate,whatwill
youdotoaddress
climatechange?
(ENDVIDEOCLIP)
LEMON:So,
GovernorO'Malley,
pleasetellAnnahow
youwouldprotectthe
environmentbetter
thanalltheother
candidatesuponthat
stage.

CNN

10/13/2015

COOPER:

...GovernorO'Malley,
thankyouverymuch.
(APPLAUSE)
SenatorWebb,you
haveaverydifferent
viewthanjustabout
anybodyelseonthis
stage,andunlikea
lotofDemocrats.
You'reprocoal,
you'reprooffshore
drilling,you're
proKeystone
pipeline.Areagain,
areyouthe
questionis,areyou
outofstepwiththe
Democraticparty?

CNN

10/13/2015

COOPER:Senator
Sanders,areyou
tougheronon
climatechangethan
SecretaryClinton?

CNN

10/13/2015

COOPER:Secretary
Clinton,Iwantyouto
beabletorespond,
thenI'mgonnagoto
(ph)(inaudible).

CNN

10/13/2015

BASH:Secretary

Clinton,younow
supportmandated
paidfamilyleave.
CLINTON:Mmhmm.
BASH:CarlyFiorina,
thefirstfemaleCEO
ofaFortune50
company,argues,if
thegovernment
requirespaidleave,it
willforcesmall
businessesto,quote,
"hirefewerpeople
andcreatefewer

jobs."Whatdoyou
saynotonlytoCarly
Fiorina,butalsoa
smallbusinessowner
outtherewhosays,
youknow,Ilikethis
idea,butIjustcan't
affordit?
CNN

10/13/2015

BASH:ButSecretary
SecretaryClinton,
evenmanypeople
whoagreewithyou
mightsay,look,this
isveryhardtodo,
especiallyintoday's
dayandage.There
aresomanypeople
whosay,"Really?
Anothergovernment
program?Isthat
whatyou're
proposing?Andat
theexpenseof
taxpayermoney?"

CNN

10/13/2015

COOPER:Thank
you.Senator
Sanders?

CNN

10/13/2015

COOPER:Governor
O'Malley?

CNN

10/13/2015

LOPEZ:Thankyou,

Anderson.Senator
Sanders,rightherein
Nevada,therewillbe
ameasuretolegalize
recreational
marijuanaonthe
2016ballot.You've
saidyousmoked
marijuanatwiceit
didn'tquiteworkfor
you.Ifyouwerea
Nevadaresident,
howwouldyouvote?

CNN

10/13/2015

LOPEZ:Secretary

Clinton,youtold
ChristianeAmanpour
youdidn'tsmokepot
whenyouwere
young,andyou'renot
goingtostartnow.
(LAUGHTER)
LOPEZ:Whenasked
aboutlegalizing
recreational
marijuana,youtold
herlet'swaitandsee
howitplaysoutin
Coloradoand
Washington.It'sbeen
morethanayear
sinceyou'vesaid
that.Areyoureadyto
takeaposition
tonight?

CNN

10/13/2015

LEMON:Alright,

Anderson.Thisisfor
SenatorSanders,
OK?Thisisfrom
Carrie(ph)Kang(ph)
fromManassas,
Virginia,wouldlike
wouldliketoaskthe
Senator,"President
Obamahashada
difficulttimegetting
Republicansto
compromiseonjust
abouteveryagenda.
Howwillyou
approachthisgoing
forward,andwillitbe
anydifferent?"
Senator?

CNN

10/13/2015

COOPER:And
welcomebacktothe
finalroundofthe
CNNDemocratic
presidentialdebate.

Thisisaquestionto
eachofyou.Eachof
you,bytheway,are
goingtohaveclosing
statementstomake.
Eachofyouwillhave
90seconds.Buta
finalquestiontoeach
ofyou.Ifyoucan,
justtryto15
secondsifyoucan.
GovernorChafee,
FranklinDelano
Rooseveltoncesaid,
"Iaskyoutojudge
mebytheenemiesI
havemade."You've
allmadeafew
peopleupsetover
yourpoliticalcareers.
Whichenemyare
youmostproudof?
CNN

10/13/2015

COOPER:Governor
O'Malley?

CNN

10/13/2015

COOPER:Secretary
Clinton?

CNN

10/13/2015

COOPER:Senator
Sanders?

CNN

10/13/2015

COOPER:Senator
Webb?

CNBC

10/28/2015

CARL:Alottogetto
tonight,solet'sget
started.Thisfirstis
anopenquestion.
Thisseriesof
debatesisessentially
ajobinterviewwith
theAmericanpeople.
Andinanyjob
interview,youknow
this,yougetasked,
Whatisyourbiggest

weakness?Soin30
seconds,without
tellingusthatyoutry
toohardorthat
you'reaperfectionist,
whatisyourbiggest
weakness,andwhat
areyoudoingto
addressit?We'llgo
lefttoright.Governor
Kasich,30seconds.
CNBC

10/28/2015

CARL:Governor
Huckabee.

CNBC

10/28/2015

CARL:Thankyou,
Governor.Governor
Bush.

CNBC

10/28/2015

CARL:Senator
Rubio.

CNBC

10/28/2015

CARL:Mr.Trump?

CNBC

10/28/2015

CARL:Dr.Carson.

CNBC

10/28/2015

CARL:Mrs.Fiorina.

CNBC

10/28/2015

CARL:SenatorCruz.

CNBC

10/28/2015

CARL:Governor
Christie.

CNBC

10/28/2015

CARL:SenatorPaul.

CNBC

10/28/2015

JOHNHARWOOD:

Mr.Trump,you've
doneverywellonthis
campaignsofarby
promisingtobuilda
wallandmake
anothercountrypay
forit.TRUMP:Right.
JOHN:Send11
millionpeopleoutof
thecountry,cuttaxes
$10trillionwithout
increasingthedeficit.

TRUMP:Right.
JOHN:Andmake
Americansbetteroff
becauseyour
greatnesswould
replacethestupidity
andincompetenceof
others.TRUMP:
That'sright.JOHN:
Let'sbehonest.Is
thisacomicbook
versionofa
Presidential
campaign?
CNBC

10/28/2015

JOHN:We'reat60

seconds.ButIgotta
askyou,youtalked
aboutyourtaxplan.
Yousaythatitwould
notincreasethe
deficitbecauseyou'd
cuttaxes$10trillion,
andtheeconomy
TRUMP:Takeoff
thatJOHN:
wouldtakeofflike
holdon.Holdon.The
economywouldtake
offlikearocketship.
TRUMP:Right.
Dynamic.JOHN:I
talkedtoeconomic
advisorswhohave
servedpresidentsof
bothparties.They
saidthatyouhaveas
muchchanceof
cuttingtaxesthat
muchwithout
increasingthedeficit
asyouwouldofflying
awayfromthat
podiumbyflapping
yourarmsaround.

CNBC

10/28/2015

BECKY:Dr.Carson,

let'stalkabouttaxes.
Youhaveaflattax
planof10percentflat
taxes.AndI've
lookedatit,andthis
issomethingthatis
veryappealingtoa
lotofvoters,butI've
hadareallytough
timetryingtomake
themathworkon
this.Ifyouwereto
takea10percenttax
withthenumbers
rightnowontotal
personalincome,
you'regoingtocome
inwithbringingin
$11/2trillion.Thatis
lessthanhalfofwhat
webilledbringingin
rightnow.And,by
theway,it'sgoingto
leaveusina$2
trillionhole.Sowhat
analysisgotyouto
thepointwhereyou
thinkthiswillwork?
CNBC

10/28/2015

BECKY:Youwould

havetocut
governmentbyabout
40percenttomakeit
workwitha$1.1
trillionhole.
CARSON:It'snot
true.BECKY:Itis
true.Ilookedatthe
numbers.

CNBC

10/28/2015

JOHN:Holdit,Iam
comingtoyouright
now.Iwantto
commentonthis.
Thisisafantasythat
Italkedaboutinthe
beginning.I'mabout

toaskyouaboutthis.
Thatis,youhad
someverystrong
wordstosay
yesterdayaboutwhat
ishappeninginyour
partyandwhatyou're
hearingfromthetwo
gentlemenwe'vejust
heardfrom.KASICH:
I'mtheonlyJOHN:
Wouldyourepeatit?
CNBC

10/28/2015

JOHN:Yousaid
N
yesterdayKASICH:
Comeon.That'sjust
notdon'tscare
seniorcitizenswith
that.It'snot
responsible.JOHN:
Well,let'sjustget
morepointedabout
it.Yousaidyesterday
thatyouwerehearing
proposalsthatwere
justcrazyfromyour
colleagues.Who
wereyoutalking
about?

CNBC

10/28/2015

JOHN:Thankyou.
Trump,30seconds.

CNBC

10/28/2015

BECKY:Dr.Carson,
letmeletmetake
30secondsofDr.
Carsononthe().
Thankyou.

CNBC

10/28/2015

CARL:Youwantto
bringthe70,000
pagesto3?

CNBC

10/28/2015

CARL:Wewillcome
aroundthebend,I
promise.Thisone's
forSenatorRubio.

You'vebeenayoung
maninahurryever
sinceyouwonyour
firstelectioninyour
20s.You'vehadabig
accomplishmentin
theSenate,an
immigrationbill
providingapathto
citizenshipthe
conservativesinyour
partyhateandeven
youdon'tsupport
anymore.Nowyou're
skippingmorevotes
thananysenatorto
runforPresident.
Whynotslowdown,
getafewmorethings
donefirst,oratleast
finishwhatyoustart?
CNBC

10/28/2015

CARL:Sowhenthe
SunSentinelsays
Rubioshouldresign,
notripusoff,when
theysayFloridians
sentyouto
Washingtontodoa
job,whentheysay
youactlikeyouhate
yourjob,doyou?

CNBC

10/28/2015

CARL:Doyouhate
yourjob?

CNBC

10/28/2015

RUBIO:Igetto
respond,right?
BECKY:30seconds.

CNBC

10/28/2015

JOHN:We'removing N
toGovernorBush.
Governor,thefact
thatyou'reatthefifth
lecterntonightshows
howfaryourstock
hasfalleninthis

race,despitethebig
investmentyour
donorshavemade.
Younotedrecently
afterslashingyour
payrollthatyouhad
betterthingstodo
thansitaroundand
bedemonizedby
otherpeople.
CNBC

10/28/2015

JOHN:Okay.It'sa
N
questionaboutwhy
you'rehaving
difficulty.Iwantto
askyouinthis
context.Ben
Bernanke,whowas
appointedFed
chairmanbyyour
brother,recently
wroteabookinwhich
hesaidhenolonger
considershimselfa
Republicanbecause
theRepublicanparty
hasgiveninto
knownothingism.Is
thatwhyyou're
havingadifficulttime
inthisrace?

CNBC

10/28/2015

BECKY:We'llgetto
everyone.Ms.
Fiorina,Iwouldlike
toaskyoua
question.Youare
runningforPresident
oftheUnitedStates
becauseofyour
recordrunning
HewlettPackard.But
thestockmarketis
usuallyafair
indicatorofthe
performanceofthe
CEO,andthemarket

wasnotkindtoyou.
Someonewho
investedadollarin
yourcompanythe
dayyoutookoffice
hadlosthalfofthat
dollarbythedayyou
left.Obviously,
you'vetalkedinthe
pastaboutwhata
difficulttimeitwasfor
technology
companies,but
anybodywhowas
followingthemarket
knowsthatyourstock
wasamuchworse
performerifyou
lookedatyour
competitors,ifyou
lookedattheoverall
market.Ijustwonder,
intermsofallofthat,
youknow,welook
back,yourboard
firedyou.Ijust
wonderwhyyouthink
weshouldhireyou
now.
CNBC

10/28/2015

BECKY:Mrs.Fiorina,
it'sinterestingthat
youbringupMr.
Perkinsbecausehe
saidalotofvery
questionablethings.
Lastyearinan
interview,hesaid
thathethinkswealthy
peopleshouldget
morevotesthanpoor
people.Ithinkhis
quotewasthatifyou
payzerodollarsin
taxes,youshouldget
zerovotes.Ifyoupay
amilliondollars,you

shouldgetamillion
votes.Isthisthetype
ofpersonyouwantto

CNBC

10/28/2015

CARL:SenatorCruz,
Congressional
Republicans,
Democrats,andthe
WhiteHouseare
abouttostrikea
compromisethat
wouldraisethedebt
limit,preventa
government
shutdown,andcalm
financialmarketsthat
fearanother
Washingtoncreated
crisisisontheway.
Doesyouropposition
toitshowthatyou're
notthekindof
problemsolver
Americanvoters
want?

CNBC

10/28/2015

CARL:Youhave30
secondsleftto
answer,shouldyou
choosetodoso

CNBC

10/28/2015

JOHN:SenatorPaul,
thebudgetdeal
craftedbySpeaker
Boehnerandpassed
bytheHousetoday
makescutsin
entitlement
programs,Medicare
andSocialSecurity
disability,whichare
theveryprograms
conservativessay
needcuttingtoshrink
governmentand
solveourcountry's

longtermbudget
deficit.Doyou
opposethatbudget
dealbecauseit
doesn'tcutthose
programsenough?
CNBC

10/28/2015

JOHN:Senator,if
whatyoujustsaidis
true,whydid
SpeakerBoehner
craftthisdeal,and
whydidPaulRyan,
whohasastrong
reputationforfiscal
discipline,voteforit?

CNBC

10/28/2015

BECKY:Actually,I

haveaquestionfor
you.Andmaybe
we'regoingto()end.
Inyour"tellitlikeit
is"campaign,you
saidalotoftough
things.Yousaidthat
weneedtoraisethe
retirementagefor
SocialSecurity,you
thinkthatweneedto
cutbenefitsfor
peoplewhomake
over$80,000and
eliminatethem
entirelyforseniors
whoaremakingover
$200,000.Governor
Huckabee,whois
hereonthestage,
saidthatyouand
otherswhothinkthis
wayaretryingtorob
seniorsofthe
benefitsthatthey've
earned.Itraisesthe
question,whenisit
acceptabletobreaka
socialcompact?

CNBC

10/28/2015

CARL:Wepromised
wewouldgetto
everyonethisblock.
GovernorHuckabee,
I'mgoingtogiveyou
60secondsonthis.

CNBC

10/28/2015

HUCKABEE:Thisis
theonlytimeI'vehad
achance.Letme
finish.CARL:All
right.CARL:Senator
Cruz,beforewegoto
break,we'reclearly
nothavingthatbeer
youmentioned.But
I'llgiveyou30more
seconds

CNBC

10/28/2015

CARL:Respondon
thedebtlimitorin
answertothe
Governor,whichever
youchoose.

CNBC

10/28/2015

CARL:30seconds,
GovernorHuckabee.

CNBC

10/28/2015

BECKY:Welcome

backtothe
Presidentialdebate
fortheRepublicans.
Wearelivein
Boulder,Colorado,
righthereonCNBC.
Folks,wewillget
rightbackintothis.
Mr.Trump,let'stalka
littlebitabout
bankruptcy.Your
AtlanticCitycasinos
filedforbankruptcies
fourtimes.Infact,
Fitch,theratings
agency,evensaid
thattheywereserial
filersforallofthis.

Yousaidthatyoudid
greatwithAtlantic
City,andyoudid.But
someofthe
individuals,the
bondholders,someof
thecontractorswho
workedforyou,didn't
faresowell.
Bankruptcyisa
brokenpromise.Why
shouldthevoters
believethepromises
thatyouaretelling
themrightnow?
CNBC

10/28/2015

JIMCRAMER:Dr.

Carson,inrecent
weeks,anumberof
pharmaceutical
companieshave
beenaccusedof
profiteeringfor
dramaticallyraising
thepricesof
lifesavingdrugs.You
havespentalifetime
inmedicine.Have
thesecompanies
gonetoofar?Should
thegovernmentbe
involvedincontrolling
someoftheseprice
increases?

CNBC

10/28/2015

JIM:Thankyou,Dr.
Carson.Governor
Christie.There's
beenalotofpolitical
rhetoricthatsome
bankexecutives
shouldhavegoneto
jailforthe2008
financialcrisis.But
GeneralMotorspaid
morethan$1billion
infinesand

settlementsforits
ignitionswitchdefect.
124peoplediedasa
resultofthesefaulty
switches.Noone
wenttojail.Asa
formerprosecutor,do
youbelievethe
peopleresponsible
fortheswitchandthe
coverupbelong
behindbars?
CNBC

10/28/2015

JOHN:Jim,thanks.

GovernorBush,ina
debatelikethisfour
yearsago,every
Republicanrunning
forPresidentpledged
toopposeabudget
dealcontainingany
taxincrease,evenif
ithadspendingcuts
tentimesaslarge.A
fewmonthslater,you
toldCongress,Put
mein,coach.You'd
takethatdeal.Still
feelthatway?

CNBC

10/28/2015

JOHN:Buttothe
pointthatyoumade
toCongress,ifyou
werePresidentand
youwereoffereda
bipartisandealthat
had$1oftax
increasesfor$10of
[CROSSTALK]
wouldyoutakeit?

CNBC

10/28/2015

JOHN:Soyoudon't

wantthecoachtoput
youinanymore?

CNBC

10/28/2015

CARL:Mrs.Fiorina,
in2010,while

runningforSenatein
TechRidge,
California,youcalled
aninternetsalestax
abadidea.
Traditional
brickandmortar
storesobviously
disagree.Nowthat
theinternetshopping
playingfieldhas
matured,whatwould
beafairplantoeven
thatplayingfield?
CNBC

10/28/2015

BECKY:Senator

Rubio,you,yourself,
havesaidthatyou've
hadissues.Youhave
alackof
bookkeepingskills.
Youaccidentally
intermingled
campaignmoney
withyourpersonal
money.Youfaced
foreclosureona
secondhomethat
youbought.Andjust
lastyear,you
liquidateda$68,000
retirementfund.
That'ssomethingthat
costyouthousands
ofdollarsintaxes
andpenalties.In
termsofallofthat,it
raisesthequestion
whetheryouhavethe
maturityandthe
wisdomtoleadthis
$17trillioneconomy.
Whatdoyouthink?

CNBC

10/28/2015

BECKY:Senator,I

understandallofthat.
Ihadalotofstudent

loanswhenIgotout,
too.Butyou'vehada
windfallthatalotof
Americanshaven't.
Youmadeovera
milliondollarsona
bookdeal,andsome
oftheseproblems
cameafterthat.
CNBC

10/28/2015

BECKY:Butyou

liquidatedthat
retirementaccount
afterthefact,and
thatcostyouabout
$24,000outofthatin
taxesandfees.That
wasafteryou'd
alreadycomeinto
thatwindfall.That's
whyIraisethe
question.

CNBC

10/28/2015

JOHN:Governor

Kasich,you'vecalled
forabolishingthe
exportimportbank
whichprovides
subsidiestohelp
Americancompanies
competewith
overseas
competitors.Youcall
thatcorporate
welfare.Oneofthe
largestnewspapers
inyourstatewrotean
editorial,saidthey
foundthatstrange,
writingthatifthat's
corporatewelfare,
whatdoesKasichcall
themillionsofdollars
infinancialincentives
doledouttoattractor
retainjobsbyhis
developmenteffort()

ofjobs()inOhio?If
subsidiesaregood
enoughforOhio
companies,why
aren'ttheygood
enoughfor
companiestryingto
competeoverseas?
CNBC

10/28/2015

BECKY:Thankyou,
John.SenatorCruz,
workingwomenin
thiscountrystillearn
just77percentof
whatmenearn.AndI
knowthatyou'vesaid
you'vebeenvery
sympathetictoour
cause.Butyou've
alsosaidthatthe
Democratsmovedto
tryandchangethis
political()showof
votes.Ijustwonder
whatyouwoulddoas
Presidenttotryand
helpinthiscause.

CNBC

10/28/2015

BECKY:Thankyou,
Mrs.Fiorina.>>Dr.
Carson,weknowyou
asaphysician.But
wewantedtoaskyou
aboutyour
involvementonsome
corporateboards,
includingCostco's.
Lastyear,a
marketingstudy
calledthewarehouse
retailerthenumber
onegayfriendly
brandinAmerica,
partlybecauseofits
domesticpartner
benefits.Whywould
youserveona

companywhose
policiesseemtorun
countertoyourviews
onhomosexuality?
CNBC

10/28/2015

CARL:Thisisa
companycalled
Mannatech,amaker
ofnutritional
supplementswith
whichyouhada
tenyearrelationship.
Theyofferedclaims
thattheycouldcure
autism,cancer.They
paid$7millionto
settleadeceptive
marketinglawsuitin
Texas,andyetyour
involvement
continued.Why?

CNBC

10/28/2015

CARL:Tobefair,you
wereonthehome
pageoftheirwebsite
withthelogoover
yourshoulder.

CNBC

10/28/2015

CARL:Doesthatnot
speaktoyourvetting
processorjudgment
inanyway?

CNBC

10/28/2015

JOHN:Welcome

backtothe
Republican
Presidentialdebate
onCNBC,livefrom
Boulder,Colorado,at
theUniversityof
Colorado.Senator
HuckabeeImean,
excuseme,Senator
Rubio.Wired
Magazinerecently
carriedtheheadline
"MarcoRubioWants

tobetheTech
Industry'sSavior."It
notedyoursupport
fordramatically
increasing
immigrationvisas,
calledH1B,which
aredesignedfor
workerswiththe
specialskillsthat
SiliconValleywants.
ButyourSenate
colleagueJeff
Sessions,of
Alabama,says,In
reality,thetech
industryusesthis
programtoundercut
hiringandwagesfor
highlyqualified
Americans.Whyis
hewrong?
CNBC

10/28/2015

JOHN:Itsoundslike
youthinkSenator
Sessionsiswrongto
believethereis
enoughbelieve
thereisenough
abuseinthat
programthatwe
shouldn't

CNBC

10/28/2015

BECKY:Mr.Trump,
let'sstayonthis
issueofimmigration.
Youhavebeenvery
criticalofMark
Zuckerbergof
Facebook,whohas
wantedtoincrease
thenumberofthe
H1B.

CNBC

10/28/2015

RICKSANTELLI:
SenatorCruz,let's
focusonourcentral

bank,theFederal
Reserve.Youwerea
fiercecriticofthe
Fed,arguingformore
transparency.Where
doyouwanttotake
that?Doyouwantto
getCongress
involvedinmonetary
policy,orisittimeto
slaptheFedback
anddownsizethem
completely?What
areyourthoughts?
Whatdoyoubelieve?
CNBC

10/28/2015

>>SenatorPaul,the
samequestionto
you.

CNBC

10/28/2015

RICK:Thankyou,
Senator.Dr.Carson,
youtoldtheDes
MoinesRegisterthat
youdon'tlike
government
subsidies,it
interfereswiththe
freemarket.But
you'vealsosaidthat
you'reinfavorof
takingoilsubsidies
andputtingthem
towardsethanol
processing.Isn'tthat
justswappingone
subsidyforanother,
Doctor?

CNBC

10/28/2015

BECKY:Thankyou,
Rick.Thankyouvery
much.Governor
Huckabee,youhave
railedagainstincome
inequality.You've
saidthatsomeWall
Streetexecutives

shouldhavegoneto
jailovertherolesthat
theyplayedduring
thefinancialcrisis.
Apartfromyourtax
plan,arethere
specificstepsthat
youwouldrequire
fromcorporate
Americatotryand
reduceincome
inequality?
CNBC

10/28/2015

BECKY:Allright,
GovernorHuckabee.
Howabout15more
seconds?

CNBC

10/28/2015

JOHN:Governor

Bush,thetaxreform
billthatRonald
Reagansignedin
1986cutthetop
personalincometax
rateto28percent,
justlikeyourplan
does.ButPresident
Reagantaxedcapital
gainsatthesame
ratewhileyouwould
taxthematjust20
percent.

CNBC

10/28/2015

JOHN:Senator

Rubio,30secondsto
you.TheTax
Foundation,which
wasalludedto
earlier,scoredyour
taxplanand
concludedthatyou
givenearlytwiceas
muchofagainin
aftertaxincometo
thetop1percentas
topeopleinthe
middleoftheincome

scale.Sinceyou're
thechampionof
Americansliving
paycheckto
paycheck,don'tyou
havethatbackward?
CNBC

10/28/2015

PAUL:Iwouldreally
liketohave
mentionedsomething
aboutmytaxplan
andhowitrelatesto
thediscussion.
CARL:Allright.30
seconds.

CNBC

10/28/2015

>>Thankyou,

Senator.Governor
Kasich,let'stalk
aboutmarijuana.We
arebroadcasting
fromColorado,which
hasseen$150
millioninnew
revenueforthestate
sincelegalizinglast
year.Governor
Hickenlooperwasnot
abigfanof
legalization,buthe
saidthepeoplewho
usedtobesmokingit
arestillsmokingit
theyarejustnow
payingtaxes.Given
thebudgetpressures
inOhioandother
states,isthisa
revenuestreamyou'd
liketohave?

CNBC

10/28/2015

BECKY:Welcome

backtotheUniversity
ofColoradoandthe
Republican
PresidentialDebate
righthereonCNBC.

Mr.Trump,I'mgoing
togobacktoan
issuethatwewere
talkingaboutbefore.
TheH1Bvisas.I
foundwhereIread
thatbefore.Itwas
fromthe
donaldjtrump.com
website.Anditsays
itsaysthat,again,
MarkZuckerberg's
personalSenator,
MarcoRubio,hasa
billtotripleH1Bsthat
woulddecimate
womenand
minorities.Areyouin
favorofH1Bs?Are
youopposedto
them?
CNBC

10/28/2015

RUBIO:Iwas
mentionedinyour
question,Donald.
BECKY:Youget30
seconds.

CNBC

10/28/2015

CARL:Mr.Trump,

yousaidyouhavea
specialpermitto
carryaguninNew
York.TRUMP:Yes.
CARL:Afterthe
Oregonmass
shootingonOctober
1st,yousaid,"Bythe
way,itwasa
gunfreezone.Ifyou
hadacoupleof
teacherswithguns,
youwouldhavebeen
ahellofalotbetter
off."TRUMP:Or
somebodyelse.
Right.CARL:Would
youfeelmore

comfortableifyour
employeesbrought
gunstowork?
CNBC

10/28/2015

>>Areyoucarrying
rightnow?

CNBC

10/28/2015

JOHN:Governor
N
Huckabee,you've
writtenaboutthe
hugedivideinvalues
betweenmiddle
Americainthebig
coastalcitieslike
NewYorkandLos
Angeles.Asa
preacher,aswellas
apolitician,youknow
thatpresidentsneed
themoralauthorityto
bringtheentire
countrytogether.The
leadingRepublican
candidate,whenyou
lookattheaverage
andnationalpolls
rightnow,isDonald
Trump.Whenyou
lookathim,doyou
seesomeonewith
themoralauthorityto
unitethecountry?

CNBC

10/28/2015

SHARON

EPPERSON:Thank
you,John.Ms.
Fiorina,youwerethe
CEOofalarge
corporationthat
offersa401(k)toits
employees.Butmore
thanhalfofAmerican
workershaveno
accesstoan
employersponsored
retirementplanthat
includestheworkers

atsmallbusinesses
andthegrowing
ranksofUberdrivers
andotherparttimers
inthefreelance
economy.Shouldthe
federalgovernment
playalargerrolein
helpingtosetup
retirementplansfor
theseworkers?
CNBC

10/28/2015

SHARON:You

wouldn'tagreewith
thestartof401(k)
plansforbusinesses,
oranythinglikethat?

CNBC

10/28/2015

SHARON:Thank

you,weappreciateit.
Thankyou.Iwantto
turnmyattentionnow
tonow,Governor
Kasich.Mostpeople
can'tgetacollege
degreewithoutgoing
intodebt.Over40
millionAmericans
havestudentloans,
andmanyofthem
cannotpaythem
back.Thiscountry
hasover$100billion
instudentloan
defaults.That's
"billion"withaB.
Whatwillyoudoto
makesurethat
students,their
families,taxpayers,
won'tfeelthe
economicimpactof
thisburdenfor
generations?

CNBC

10/28/2015

CARL:Governor
Bush,dailyfantasy

sportshasbecomea
phenomenoninthis
country.Theywill
awardbillionsof
dollarsinprize
moneythisyear.But
toplay,youhaveto
assessyourodds,
putmoneyatrisk,
waitforanoutcome
that'soutofyour
control.Isn'tthatthe
definitionof
gambling,andshould
thefederal
governmenttreatit
assuch?
CNBC

10/28/2015

>>GovernorChristie, C
you'vesaid
somethingthatmany
inyourpartydonot
believe,whichisthat
climatechangeis
undeniablethat
humanactivity
contributestoit.And
yousaid,quote,"The
questioniswhatdo
wedotodealwith
it?"Sowhatdowe
do?

CNBC

10/28/2015

JOHN:Whatshould
wedo?

CNBC

10/28/2015

BECKY:Thankyou.
SenatorPaul,among
theleading
conservative
opponentsforthe
creationofMedicare
backin1960swas
RonaldReagan.He
warnedthatitwould
leadtosocialism.
Consideringthe

mountingcostsof
Medicare,washe
righttoopposeit?
CNBC

10/28/2015

BECKY:Welcome

backtoBoulder,
Coloradoandthe
Republican
PresidentialDebate,
righthereonCNBC.
GovernorHuckabee,
youwantedto
respondtothepoints
thatSenatorRand
Paulwasjustmaking
whenitcomesto
SocialSecurity.Your
time,sir.

CNBC

10/28/2015

JOHN:Governor
Bush,Mr.Trump
saysthatheis
capableofgrowing
theeconomyso
muchthatSocial
Securityand
Medicaredon'thave
tobetouched.Do
youwanttoexplain
howthat'sgoingto
happen,Mr.Trump?

CNBC

10/28/2015

BECKY:Governor,
thankyou.Senator
Paul,let'sgobackto
you.Dothese
solutionssoundlike
theywork?(health
care,socialsecurity)

CNBC

10/28/2015

JOHN:Yes.You've
saidthatyouwould
liketoreplace
Medicarewitha
systemofindividual
familysavings
accountssothat

familiescouldcover
theirownexpenses.
Obviously,thatwould
beavery
controversialidea.
Explainhowthat
wouldworkexactly.
CNBC

10/28/2015

BECKY:Thankyou,
Dr.Carson.
Governor?

CNBC

10/28/2015

>>Governor,doyou
alsothinkthatDr.
Carson'sright,that
wecanreplace
Medicarewith
individualsavings
accounts?

FBN

11/10/2015

Candidates,aswe

gathertonightinthis
veryaugusttheater,
justoutsideand
acrossthecountry,
picketersare
gatheringaswell.
Theyredemanding
animmediatehikein
theminimumwageto
$15anhour.Justa
fewhoursago,near
GovernorAndrew
Cuomoproposed
doingthesameforall
stateworkers,the
firstgovernortodo
so.Mr.Trump,asthe
leadingpresidential
candidateonthis
stageandonewhose
taxplanexempts
couplesmakingupto
$50,000ayearfrom
payinganyfederal
incometaxesatall,
areyousympathetic

totheprotesters
causesincea$15
wageworksoutto
about$31,000a
year?
FBN

11/10/2015

Sodonotraisethe
minimumwage?

FBN

11/10/2015

Yousuggestedone
minimumwagedoes
notfitall,andthat
perhapsweshould
offeraloweror
starterwagefor
youngpeople.Those
protestersoutside
arelookingfor$15
andnothingless.
Whereareyou?

FBN

11/10/2015

So,sir,justtobe
clear,youwouldnot
raiseit?

FBN

11/10/2015

SenatorRubio,you

calledtherecent
Democraticdebatein
LasVegasanightof
giveaways,including
freehealthcare,free
collegeandahostof
other
governmentpaid
benefits.Sinceyou
arentafanofall
theyregivingaway,
tellustonightwhat
youwouldtakeback.

FBN

11/10/2015

GovernorKasich,you
havespokenmuch
aboutyoursuccess
inbalancingthe
budgetunder
PresidentClinton.
Todaythenational

debtisatrecord
highsandgrowing
unsustainably.
Interestwillbethe
fastestgrowingpart
ofthefederalbudget,
triplingoverthenext
10years.Social
Security,thelifeline
ofmillionsof
Americanseniors,is
rushingtoward
insolvency.Withallof
thetaxplans
presentedtonight,
estimatedtocost
anywherebetween
$2trillionand$12
trillionoveradecade,
whatspecificsteps
willyoutaketo
balancethebudget?
FBN

11/10/2015

Didyouwantto
nameanyspecific
steps,sir?

FBN

11/10/2015

SenatorCruz,the

International
MonetaryFund
recentlycutits
expectationsfor
economicgrowth.
Manyeconomists
expectarecessionto
hittheU.S.withinthe
nextyearduetothe
weakeningof
manufacturing.The
nextpresidentwill
havetodealwithit.
Yousaytaxreformis
apowerfulleverto
spureconomic
expansion.Youre
callingfora10
percentincometax

anda16percent
businesstax.What
otherelementsdo
youneedinthisplan
toactuallycreate
jobs?
FBN

11/10/2015

Almost40percentof
Americansare
withoutajobandare
notlooking.Many
havegivenup.Thats
whattheparticipation
ratetellsus.Youve
saidyourpolicieswill
drivetheeconomy
backto4percent
growth,whichwe
haventseensince
theyear2000.What
specificregulations
wouldyouchange?
Andhowwillthat
leadtojobsand
growth?

FBN

11/10/2015

Now,insevenyears
underPresident
Obama,theU.S.has
addedanaverageof
107,000jobsa
month.Under
PresidentClinton,the
economyadded
about240,000jobsa
month.Under
GeorgeW.Bush,it
wasonly13,000a
month.Ifyouwinthe
nomination,youll
probablybefacinga
Democratnamed
Clinton.Howareyou
goingtorespondto
theclaimthat
Democratic
presidentsarebetter

atcreatingjobsthan
Republicans?
FBN

11/10/2015

SenatorPaul,income
inequalityhasbeen
risingintheUnited
States.Fiftyyears
ago,forexample,the
averageCEOofabig
corporationinthis
countryearned20
timestheaverage
salaryofoneofhisor
herworkers.Today,
thatCEOearns
about300timesthe
averagesalaryofa
worker.Doesit
matteratallthatthe
gapbetweentherich
andeveryoneelseis
widening?

FBN

11/10/2015

Dr.Carson,toyou.
N
Yourecentlyrailed
againstthedouble
standardinthe
media,sir,that
seemsobsessedwith
inconsistenciesand
potential
exaggerationsinyour
lifestory,butlooked
theotherwaywhenit
cametothenSenator
BarackObamas.
Still,asacandidate
whosebrandhas
alwaysbeentrust,
areyouworriedyour
campaignwhich
youvealwayssaid,
sir,isbiggerthanyou
isnowbeinghurt
byyou?

FBN

11/10/2015

Mr.Trump,afederal

appealscourtjust
dealtablowtothe
Obama
administrationsplan
topreventthe
deportationof5
millionpeopleliving
inthiscountry
illegally.TheWhite
Houseisappealingto
theSupremeCourt.
Attheheartofthis
issueistheeffect
thatillegal
immigrantsare
havingonour
economy,whatwill
youdoaboutit?
FBN

11/10/2015

Canwejustsend5
millionpeopleback
withnoeffecton
economy?

FBN

11/10/2015

Sowhatwillyoudo?

FBN

11/10/2015

KASICH:
Canwecommenton
that?
BAKER:
Yes,onequick
comment,yes.

FBN

11/10/2015

Mr.Trump,Mr.
Trump,youyourself
youyourselfsaid
letGovernorBush
speak.Governor
Bush?

FBN

11/10/2015

SenatorRubio,

SenatorRubio,let
meletmetake
youtoaquestionthat
Ithinkgetstotheroot
ofalotoftheanxiety
thatpeoplehavein

thiscountry.The
economyis
undergoinga
transformation
throughinformation
technology.
Americansare
anxiousthatthenew
economyisnt
producing
higherpayingjobs.
Manyareconcerned
thatthenewwealth
seemstobegoing
mainlytoinnovators
andinvestors.
Meanwhile,with
factoriesrunby
robotsandshopping
doneincreasinglyon
smartphones,many
traditionaljobsare
justgoingaway.How
doyoureassure
Americanworkers
thattheirjobsarenot
beingsteadily
replacedby
machines?
FBN

11/10/2015

SenatorCruz,

entitlements.Youve
arguedforraisingthe
retirementageand
reducingbenefitsfor
futureretirees,but
reducinganysortof
benefitsforthe
elderlyhasalways
beennotoriouslyhard
todopolitically.
WhenSpeakerPaul
Ryanproposed
replacingtraditional
Medicarewith
federallyfunded
privateplansafew

yearsago,aliberal
grouprespondedwith
acommercialthat
featuredagranny
beingpushedoffa
cliff.
Whatsgoingtobe
differentthistime?
FBN

11/10/2015

DewayneWesley

Catoaskson
Facebook,howdo
wegetridof
regulationschoking
ourbusinesses?Ms.
Fiorina?
Specifically,under
thepresidents
AffordableCareAct,
employerswith50or
moreemployeesare
requiredtooffer
healthinsurance,or
befined.Manyare
optingtopaythefine.
Othersarecutting
backemployeehours
toduckthelaw
altogether.What
specificwayswillyou
alleviatethepressure
onsmallbusiness?

FBN

11/10/2015

Justtobeclear,you
wanttorepeal
Obamacare,but
whatsthealternative
andhowdoesthat
helpsmallbusiness?

FBN

11/10/2015

Firstoff,Dr.Carson,
toyou.Yousayyou
areinfavorofatax
system,Iguessakin
totithing,sir,witha
flattaxrateofupto
15percentbecause

yousaid,if
everybodypaysthis,
IthinkGodisapretty
fairguy,sotithingis
aprettyfairprocess.
ButDonaldTrump
saysthatisnotfair.
Thatwealthier
taxpayersshouldpay
ahigherrate
becauseitsafair
thingtodo.Sowhose
planwouldGod
endorsethen,
Doctor?YoursorMr.
Trumps?
FBN

11/10/2015

SenatorPaul,you

saidyouwanttoblow
upthetaxcodeand
startoverwithan
acrosstheboard
14.5percentfairand
flattax.Youhappily
offeredthatitisnot
revenueneutraland
thatstheidea.You
wanttochokeoffthe
amountofmoney
cominginto
Washington.
Butdontyourisk,sir,
creatinganearterm
budgetcrisisjustas
yourpresidency
wouldbebeginning?

FBN

11/10/2015

Thereareno
deductionsonyour
underyourplan?

FBN

11/10/2015

Howcanyoucut
taxesasmuchas
youproposewithout
runningupdebtand
deficits?

FBN

11/10/2015

GovernorBush,
Republicanprimary
voterssaytaxreform
shouldbeapriority
forCongressandthe
administration.But,
GovernorBush,how
importantistax
reforminyour
domesticpolicy
agenda?Willyou
guaranteeitinthe
firstyearofyour
presidency?

FBN

11/10/2015

SenatorRubio,your
taxplanincludesa
largeexpansionof
childtaxcreditsto
raiseoffthetax
incomesfor
lowincomeparents.
Asimilartaxcredit
thatyoupreviously
proposedinthe
Senatewas
estimatedtocostas
muchas$170billion
ayear,accordingto
theTaxFoundation.
Isntisnttherea
riskyourejust
addinganother
expensiveentitle
programtoan
already
overburdenedfederal
budget?

FBN

11/10/2015

BAKER:Veryquickly,
Senator.RUBIO:
NowIgetmy60
secondstorespond.
Hestalkingaboutmy
taxplan.BAKER:
Please.

FBN

11/10/2015

Wedoneedtomove
on.Mr.Trumpvery
quick.

FBN

11/10/2015

Mr.Trump,canIask
youabouttheU.S.
justconcludedan
internationaltrade
agreementwith11
countriesinthe
Pacific.Youvesaid
thatyoudrather
havenodealthan
signtheonethatson
thetable.Most
economistsmost
economistssaythat
tradeisboosted
growth,andevery
singlepostwar
presidenthas
supportedthe
expansionof
internationaltrade,
includingthelast
threerepublican
presidents.Why
wouldyoureverse
morethan50years
ofU.S.tradepolicy?

FBN

11/10/2015

Thethedeal,as

yousay,thetermsof
thedealwere
publishedwere
publishedjustlast
week,thedetails,
5,000pagesofit,and
80percentofU.S.
tradewithcountries
inthePacific,these
countries,these11
countries,isactually
tarifffree,andthese
thetradedealonly
affectstheother20
percent.Which

arethereparticular
partsofthedealthat
youthinkwerebadly
negotiated?
FBN

11/10/2015

WhenIsay,Senator,
thatififthisdealis
notratifiedbyby
theU.S.bythe
Senate,thenitwould
actuallygiveChina
anopportunityto
growitseconomic
leadership,whichits
beenseekingtodo?
AndiftheU.S.is
unabletotakepartin
thistradedealwith
thesecountriesin
Asia,Chinawilltake
thelead?

FBN

11/10/2015

Dr.Carson,youwere
againstputtingtroops
onthegroundinIraq
andagainstalarge
militaryforcein
Afghanistan.Doyou
supportthe
presidentsdecision
tonowput50special
opsforcesinSyria
andleave10,000
U.S.troopsin
Afghanistan?

FBN

11/10/2015

GovernorBush,what
isthebiggestthreat
facingAmerica
today?

FBN

11/10/2015

Mr.Trump,in2012
debate,President
ObamamockedMitt
Romneysassertion
thatRussiawasthe
topgeopolitical

challengefacingthe
UnitedStates,saying
hewasaColdWar
dinosaur.Now,
Russiahasinvaded
Ukraine,andhasput
troopsinSyria.You
havesaidyouwill
haveagood
relationshipwithMr.
Putin.So,whatdoes
PresidentTrumpdo
inresponseto
Russiasaggression?
FBN

11/10/2015

SenatorPaul,you

havealreadysaid,
sir,thatthatwouldbe
amistakeinnot
talkingtoVladimir
Putin,ortoruleitout.
Youvearguedthat
itsneveragoodidea
toclosedown
communication.With
thatinmind,doyou
thinkthesame
appliesto
administrationefforts
rightnowtoinclude
theIraniansintalks
onSyria?

FBN

11/10/2015

Well,thenhowwould
yourespond?

FBN

11/10/2015

Butifyourenot
goingtorespondina
noflyzonestrategy,
whatwouldyours
be?

FBN

11/10/2015

GovernorKasich,I
wanttoaskyou
aboutChina,in
particularhundreds
ofAmerican

companieshave
beensubjectedto
cyberattacksfrom
theChinesemilitary,
yetstatebacked
Chinesecompanies,
growingtheir
presenceinthe
UnitedStates,
Chineseinvestments
inU.S.,whichwere
nearlynonexistenta
fewyearsago,are
nowover$50billion.
Andasmy
newspaperrecently
reported,Chinese
companiesare
planningtobidfor
oneofthelargest
hotelchainsinthe
UnitedStates,what
wouldbethelargest
everChinese
takeoverofaU.S.
company.Wouldyou
stopthem?
FBN

11/10/2015

Governor,Hillary

Clintonrecentlysaid
thatifwehadanother
financialcrisislike
theonein2008,she
wouldntbailoutthe
banks.Wouldyou?

FBN

11/10/2015

But,Governor,but
canIjustquickly
didyoucant
seriouslyguarantee
thattherewontbe
anotherfinancial
crisis,canyou?

FBN

11/10/2015

Ever?Therewill
neverbeanother
financialcrisis?

FBN

11/10/2015

Dr.Carson,ifImay,
justonthatpoint,
despitemeasures
taken,asthe
governorsays,since
thecrisistomakethe
financialsystem
safer,themajor
banksintheU.S.,
manyofthemare
actuallybiggerthan
ever.Assetheldby
JPMorganChase,for
example,thevery
largestbank,have
increasedbynearly
40percenttoover
$2.6trillion.Doyou
thinkJPMorganand
theotherbigbanks
shouldbebrokenup?

FBN

11/10/2015

Butjusttobeclear,

justjusttobe
clear,then,you
wouldntyou
wouldntfavor
breakingupthebig
banks?Youthink
theyrebigenough
theyreOKasthey
are,asbigasthey
are?

FBN

11/10/2015

So,asan

accomplishedlitigator
yourselfandaformer
solicitorgeneral,
wouldyougoafter
theverypeoplewho
believeandfearthat
WallStreethas
ignored,inother
words,thecrooks
thatBernieSanders
sayhavegotten
awaywithafinancial

murder?
FBN

11/10/2015

Senator,Ireallywant
tobeclearhere.Are
yousaying,sir,thatif
BankofAmerica
wereonthebrink,
youwouldletitfail?

FBN

11/10/2015

Ijustwanttobe
clear,ifyoudont
mind,thatmillionsof
depositorswouldbe
onthelinewiththat
decision.AndIjust
wanttobeclear.Ifit
weretohappen
again,forwhatever
thereason,you
wouldletitgo,you
wouldletaBankof
Americago?

FBN

11/10/2015

SenatorRubio,
N
HillaryClintonisthe
clearfrontrunnerfor
theDemocratic
nomination.Ifsheis
indeedthenominee,
youwillbefacinga
candidatewithan
impressiveresume.
Shewasthefirstlady
oftheUnitedStates,
aU.S.senatorfrom
NewYork,and
secretaryofstate
underBarack
Obama.Shehas
arguablymore
experience,certainly
moretimein
governmentthan
almostallofyouon
stagetonight.Why
shouldtheAmerican
peopletrustyouto

leadthiscountry,
eventhoughshehas
beensomuchcloser
totheoffice?
FBN

11/10/2015

Perhapsthemost

successfulcapitalist
onthisstagetonight,
youveacknowledged
thatsomegive
capitalismabad
name.Youvebeen
particularlycriticalof
businessesthatfind
allsortsofwaysof
payingtheirtaxesby
keepingmoney
abroad,butyourown
planincludesan
incentivetobring
thatmorethe$2
trilliondollarshome.
Isntthat,like,a
onetimebounty?
Someoftheguys
youallbutcall
pirates,sotheystill
keeptheloot,and
payonlyapriceto
bringitback.

FBN

11/10/2015

SenatorPaul,you
C
wereoneof15
republicanstovote
foranamendment
whichstatesthat
humanactivity
contributedtoclimate
change.President
Obamahas
announcedan
aggressiveplanto
cutcarbon
emissions.Atthe
sametime,energy
productionin
Americahas

boomed.Isit
possibletocontinue
thisboom,andmove
towardenergy
selfsufficiency,while
atthesametime
pursuinga
meaningfulclimate
changeprogram?
CBS

11/14/2015

SoSecretaryClinton,
I'dliketostartwith
you,hoursbeforethe
[Paris]attacks,
PresidentObama
said,"Idon'tthink
ISISisgaining
strength."72%of
Americansthinkthe
fightagainstISISis
goingbadly.Won't
thelegacyofthis
administrationwhich
iswhichyouwerea
partofwon'tthat
legacybethatit
underestimatedthe
threatsfromISIS?

CBS

11/14/2015

ButSecretaryCli

Clinton,the
question'sabout
whatwasISIS
underestimated.And
I'llI'lljustaskthe
presidentreferredto
ISISastheJVUina
speech,thecouncilin
foreignrelationsin
Juneof2014said,"I
couldnothave
predictedtheextent
towhichISIScould
beeffectiveinseizing
citiesinIraq."So
you'vegot
prescriptionsforthe

future.Buthowhow
doweknowifthose
prescriptionsareany
goodifyoumissedit
inthepast?
CBS

11/14/2015

Okay,Governor
O'Malleywouldyou
critiquethe
administration's
responsetoISIS?

CBS

11/14/2015

SenatorSanders,
yousaidyouwanna
ridtheplanetofISIS.
Inthepreviousdate
yousaidthegreatest
threattonational
securitywasclimate
change.Doyoustill
believethat?

CBS

11/14/2015

Quicklyjustletme
askyoufollowup
onthat,Senator
Sanders,whenyou
saidthedisastrous
voteonIraqlet's
justbeclearabout
whatyou'resaying,
you'resaying
SecretaryClinton
whowasthen
SenatorClinton
votedfortheIraq
war.Andareyou
makingadirectlink
betweenhervotefor
thatorandwhat's
happeningnowfor
ISIS?

CBS

11/14/2015

Allright,let'slet
SecretaryClinton
respondtothat.

CBS

11/14/2015

SenatorSanders,let

mejustfollowthis
lineofthinking.
You'vecriticizedthen
SenatorClinton's
vote.Doyouhave
anythingtocriticizein
thewayshe
performedas
secretaryofstate?
CBS

11/14/2015

Allright,Secretary.

CBS

11/14/2015

Quickly,Senator.

CBS

11/14/2015

Letmeaskyou

SecretaryClintona
questionabout
leadership.We're
askingaboutwhat
roledoesAmerica
pick.Letmeaskyou
aboutLibya.SoLibya
isacountryinwhich
ISIShastakenhold
inpartbecauseofthe
chaosafter
MuammarGaddafi,
thatwasanoperation
youchampioned.
PresidentObama
saysisthelessonhe
tookfromthat
operation.Inan
interviewhesaid,
"Thelessonwasdo
wehaveananswer
forthedayafter."
[Wasn'tthat]
supposedtobeone
ofthelessonsthat
welearnedafterthe
Iraqwar?Andhow
didyougetitwrong
withLibyaifthekey
lessonoftheIraqwar
ishaveaplanfor
after?

CBS

11/14/2015

GovernorO'Malley,I
wannaaskyoua
questionandyoucan
addwhateveryou'd
liketo.Butletmeask
you,istheworldtoo
dangerousaplace
foragovernorwho
hasnoforeignpolicy
experience?

CBS

11/14/2015

MarcoRubio,also

runningforpresident,
saidthatthisattack
showedinthe
attackinParis
showedthatweare
atwarwithradical
Islam.Doyouagree
withthat
characterization,
radicalIslam?

CBS

11/14/2015

Justtointerrupt,he
hedidn'tsayall
Muslims.Hejustsaid
radicalIslam.Isthat
aphraseyoudon't

CBS

11/14/2015

ThereasonIaskis

thatyougavea
speechat
Georgetown
Universityinwhich
yousaidthatitwas
importanttoshow
quoterespecteven
forone'senemy.
Tryingtounderstand
andinsofaras
psychologically
possibleempathize
withtheirperspective
andpointofview.
Canyouexplainwhat
thatmeansinthe
contextofthiskindof

barbarism?
CBS

11/14/2015

Veryquickly,do

eitherofyouradical
Islam,doeitherof
youusethatphrase?

CBS

11/14/2015

GovernorO'Malley,
N
you'vebeenmaking
thecasewhenyou
talkaboutlackof
forwardvision,you're
essentiallysaying
thatSecretaryClinton
lacksthatvision.And
thiscritiquematches
upwiththis
discussionof
language.The
critiqueisthatthe
softnessoflanguage
betraysasoftnessof
approach.Soifthis
languageifyou
don'tcallitbywhatit
is,howcanyour
approachbeeffective
tothecause.That's
thecritique.

CBS

11/14/2015

SecretaryClinton,

theFrench
presidenthascalled
thisattackanactof
war.Acoupleofdays
agoyouwereasked
ifyouwoulddeclare
waronISISandyou
saidno.Wouldyou
wouldyouwhat
wouldyousaynow?

CBS

11/14/2015

Andyouthinkthat
coversallofit?

CBS

11/14/2015

Ifyouwereinthe
Senateifyouwere

intheSenatewould
youbeokaywith
thecommanderin
chiefdoingthat
withoutcomingback
toyou?
CBS

11/14/2015

Letmejustletthat
iswhateveryou've
gottosayrefugees.
You'vebeenalittle
vagueaboutwhat
you'vedoneinthe
Syrianrefugees.I
mean,what'syour
viewonthemnow?

CBS

11/14/2015

GovernorO'Malley,

youhaveamagic
number.Ithinkit's
65,000.Doesthat
numbergoupor
downbasedonwhat
happenedyesterday?

CBS

11/14/2015

Justveryquickly,
65,000,thenumber
stays?

CBS

11/14/2015

SecretaryClinton,let
measkyoua
questionfromTwitter
that'scomein.And
thisisaquestionon
thisissueofof
refugees.The
questioniswiththe
U.S.preparingto
absorbSyrian
refugees,howdoyou
proposewescreen
thosecominginto
keepourcitizens
safe?

CBS

11/14/2015

SoSecretaryClinton,
firsttoyou,youwant

tocapindividual
subscriptiondrug
costsat$250a
month.Youwantto
makecpublic
collegedebtfree.
Youwantcommunity
collegetobefree
altogetherandyou
wantmandatorypaid
familyleave.Sowho
paysforallthat?Isit
employers?Isitthe
taxpayers?And
whichtaxpayers?
CBS

11/14/2015

Butaquickfollowup
onthat$250amonth
acap.Wouldn'tthe
pharmaceutical
companiesand
insurancecompanies
justpassthatcost
ontotheconsumers
intheformofhigher
premiums?

CBS

11/14/2015

You'vegotyourown
familyleaveplan.
Howwouldyoupay
forit?InMaryland
youraisedthesales
tax,youraisedthe
gastaxandyou
raisedtaxeson
familiesmakingover
$150,000ayear.Is
thattheblueprint?

CBS

11/14/2015

SenatorSanders,

youwanttomake
publiccollegefree
altogether.Youwant
toincreasesocial
securitybenefits.And
youwanttospend
spend$1trillionon

infrastructure.Soyou
saidthattodosome
ofthesethingsyou'll
imposeataxontop
earners.Howhigh
wouldtheirrategoin
aSanders
administration?
CBS

11/14/2015

Well,let'sget
specific,howhigh
wouldyougo?You
saidbeforeyou'dgo
above50%.How
high?

CBS

11/14/2015

SecretaryClinton,

Americanssaythat
healthcarecostsand
wagesaretheirtop
financialconcerns.
Andhealthcare
deductiblesalone
haverisen67%over
thepastfiveyears.Is
thissomethingthat
Obamacarewas
designedtoaddress?
Andifnot,whynot?

CBS

11/14/2015

SenatorSanders,a
quickresponseand
thenwe'llgetinto
healthcareagain
later.

CBS

11/14/2015

Republicansaythe

borders,security
bordersisatop
priority.Democrats
saytheywannaplan
forcomprehensive
immigrationreform.
SoGovernor
O'Malley,areyou
willingtocompromise
onthisparticular

issuetofocuson
bordersecurityfirstif
theywerekeeping
thecountrysafe?
CBS

11/14/2015

Now,Secretary
Clinton,youhave
saidyouwouldgo
furtherthanthe
presidentwhenit
comestotaking
executiveactionto
implement
immigrationreforms.
ButthePresident's
alreadyfacinglegal
troublesonthis.
We'veseenitmore
justinthepastweek.
Realisticallyhowcan
yougofurtherwith
executiveaction?

CBS

11/14/2015

You'vetalkedabout
raisingto$15.00an
houreverywherein
thecountry.Butthe
President'sformer
chairoftheCouncil
ofEconomic
Advisors,Alan
Kruegerhassaidthe
nationalincreaseof
$15.00couldleadto
undesirableand
unintended
consequenceslike
jobloss.Whatlevel
ofjoblosswouldyou
consider
unacceptable?

CBS

11/14/2015

Butyousaidthe

yousaidtherethere
areconsequences
forforanypolicy.
Dodoyouthinkjob

lossesarea
consequencethat
are
CBS

11/14/2015

You'recallingfora
$15.00minimum
wage.Butwhydid
youstopat$10.10in
yourstate?

CBS

11/14/2015

SenatorSanders

recentlysaidquote,
"Peopleshouldbe
suspectof
candidateswho
receivelargesumsof
moneyfromWall
Streetandthengo
outandsay,"Trust
me,I'mgoingto
reregulateWall
Street."Soyou've
receivedmillionsof
dollarsin
contributionsand
speakingfeesfrom
WallStreet
companies.Howdo
youconvincevoters
thatyou'regonna
leveltheplayingfield
whenyou'reindebted
tosomeofthe
biggestplayers?

CBS

11/14/2015

SenatorSanders,

you'veyou'vesaid
thatthedonationsto
SecretaryClintonare
compromising.So
whatdidyouthinkof
heranswer?

CBS

11/14/2015

Yousaidtheyknow
whatthey'regoingto
get.Whatarethey
gonnaget?

CBS

11/14/2015

SecretaryClinton
getstorespond.

CBS

11/14/2015

Holdon,holdon,he
wasattacked.Go

CBS

11/14/2015

Senator,wehaveto
getSenatorO'Malley
in.Butnoalong
withyouranswerhow
manyWallStreet
veteranswouldyou
haveinyour
administration?

CBS

11/14/2015

SecretaryClinton,

you'vesaidthat
SenatorSandersis
nottoughenoughon
guns.Butbasically
henowsupports
roughlythesame
thingsyoudo.Socan
youtellussomeof
theexactdifferences
goingforward
betweenthetwoof
youontheissueof
guncontrol?

CBS

11/14/2015

SecretaryClintonjust
aquickfollowup,you
saythatSenator
Sanderstookavote
thatonimmunity
thatyoudon'tlike.So
ifhecanbetattooed
byasinglevoteand
thatruinsallfuture
opinionsbyhimon
thisissue,whythen
isherightwhenhe
saysyou'rewrong
voteonIraqtattoos
youforofferingyour
judgment?

CBS

11/14/2015

Senator,amistakeor
not

CBS

11/14/2015

AndSecretary

Clinton,oneofthe
tweetswesawsaid
thatI'veneverseena
candidateinvoke
9/11tojustifymillions
ofWallStreet
donationsuntilnow
theideabeingthat,
yes,youarea
championofthe
communityafter9/11.
Butwhatdoesthat
havetodowith
takingbigdonations?

CBS

11/14/2015

SenatorSanders,I'm
sorry,sowhatisitin
SecretaryClinton's
recordthatshows
youthatshe'sbeen
influencedbythose
donations?

CBS

11/14/2015

thefinalword,
GovernorO'Malley,
beforewegoto
commercial.

CBS

11/14/2015

Sohowyoudealwith
[theconservative]
partofthecountry?
Therevolution's
alreadyhappening,
butontheotherside.

CBS

11/14/2015

We'veheardalready
tonightthatthat
your92%ofsupport
forbackground
checks.Letthear
let'slookatthatas
asanexample.If
thereweresomething

92%ofthepublic
wasfor,therehave
beenthesethese
massshootings,
therewasemotional
supportbehindit.
Bipartisansupport.
Thepresident,thefull
forceofhisoffice.It
wentnowhere.That's
themodelyou're
talkingabout
nothinghappened.
CBS

11/14/2015

SenatorSanders,

youfamouslysaidin
thelastdebatethat
youweresickand
tiredofhearingabout
yourdamnemails.
ButthenyoutoldThe
WallStreetJournal
thatthequestions
aboutwhetherornot
SecretaryClinton's
emailscompromised
classifiedinformation
werevalidquestions.
Sowhatdoesit
mean?Isitanissue
orisitnot?

CBS

11/14/2015

SecretaryClinton,
yourresponse?

CBS

11/14/2015

SecretaryClinton,

justonemore
questionontheemail
question.For
Democrats,there's
anF.B.I.investigation
goingon.Canyou
satisfyDemocrats
whomightworry
aboutanothershoe
dropping?Thatyou
andyourstaffhave

beentotallytruthfulto
themandthat
anothershoeisnot
gonnadrop?
CBS

11/14/2015

GovernorO'Malley,

letmeaskyoua
question.Thethe
headoftheF.B.I.
recentlysaid,"It
mightbepossible
thatsomepolice
forcesarenot
enforcingthelaw
becausethey're
worriedaboutbeing
caughtoncamera."
Theactingheadof
theDrug
Enforcement
Administrationsaida
similarthing.Where
whereareyouonthis
questionandwhat
wouldyoudoifyou
werepresidentand
twotopmembersof
youradministration
werefloatingthat
idea?

CBS

11/14/2015

SenatorSanders,
oneofyourformer
colleagues,an
AfricanAmerican
memberofCongress
saidtomerecently
thatayoungAfrican
Americanmanhad
askedhimwhereto
findhopeinlife.And
hesaid,"Ijustdon't
knowwhattotellhim
aboutbeingyoung
andblackinAmerica
today."Whatwould
youtellthatyoung

AfricanAmerican
man?
CBS

11/14/2015

SecretaryClinton,

youtoldsomeBlack
LivesMatteractivists
recentlythatthere'sa
differencebetween
rhetoricandactivism
andwhatyouwere
tryingtodo,which
iswasenforcelaw
orgetlawspassed
thatwouldhelpwhat
theywerepushing
for.Butrecentlyat
theUniversityof
Missouri,that
activismwasvery,
veryeffective.So
wouldyousuggest
thatkindofactivism
takeplaceatother
universitiesacross
thecountry?

CBS

11/14/2015

SenatorSenator

Sanderswe've
heardalotaboutthis,
yourofferyouyou
wannaofferfree
tuitioninpublic
universitiesand
colleges.Acouple
questionsaboutthis.
Fiftythreepercentof
thosewhoenroll
graduate.First
question,you'rejust
throwingalotof
moneyawayifwe're
lookingatathirdof
thesepeoplearenot
goingtocomplete
college.

CBS

11/14/2015

Well,oneofthe

thingsthatyouwant
todoistohavethe
statespayforabouta
thirdofthis$70
billionplan,correct?
CBS

11/14/2015

Thereare16states
thatarerunning
budgetdeficitsright
now.Wherearethey
expectedtocomeup
with

CBS

11/14/2015

GovernorO'Malley,
jumpin,yeah.

CBS

11/14/2015

Backtohealthcareby
populardemand.
Firsttoyou,Senator
Sanders.Youprefer
toscrapObamaCare
andmovetoa
singlepayersystem,
essentiallyMedicare
forall.Yousayyou
wannaputtheprivate
insurancecompanies
outofbusiness.Isit
realistictothinkthat
youcanpulltheplug
ona$1trillion
industry?

CBS

11/14/2015

SecretaryClinton,
backin1994,you
saidthatmomentum
forasinglepayer
systemwouldsweep
thecountry.That
sounds
Sandersesque.But
youdon'tfeelthat
wayanymore.Why
not

CBS

11/14/2015

Thirtyseconds

CBS

11/14/2015

Soonafteryour

inauguration,youwill
faceacrisis.All
presidentsdo.What
crisishaveyou
experiencedinyour
lifethatsuggest
you'vebeentested
andcanfacethat
inevitablechallenge?
SecretaryClinton,
youfirst.
CBS

11/14/2015

GovernorO'Malley,
whatcrisisproves
thatyou'retested?

CBS

11/14/2015

SenatorSanders,
whatexperience
couldyoudrawonin
acrisis

CNN

12/15/2015

Mr.Trump,asyou

mentionedinyour
openingstatement,
partofyourstrategy
istofocusinon
Americasborders.
Tokeepthecountry
safe,yousayyou
wanttotemporarily
bannonAmerican
Muslimsfromcoming
totheUnitedStates
banrefugeesfleeing
ISISfromcoming
heredeport11
millionpeopleand
walloffAmericas
southernborder.Is
thebestwaytomake
Americagreatagain
toisolateitfrom
muchoftherestof
theworld?

CNN

12/15/2015

GovernorBush,you
calledMr.Trump

unhingedwhenhe
proposedbanning
nonAmerican
Muslimsfromthe
UnitedStates.Whyis
thatunhinged?
CNN

12/15/2015

Mr.Trump?

CNN

12/15/2015

SenatorRubioIm
goingtogoto
SenatorRubioand
gethisthoughts.
Youhavesaid
banningMuslimsis
unconstitutional.But
accordingtoarecent
ABC
NewsWashington
Postpoll,amajority
ofRepublicans
supportMr.Trumps
idea.Whyarethey
wrong?

CNN

12/15/2015

SenatorCruz,youve
saidyoudisagree
withMr.Trumps
policy.Idontwanta
cagematchyouve
tweetedyoudont
wantacagematch.
ButRepublican
primaryvoters
deservetoknow,with
thekindofspecificity
andresponsiveness
youdeliveredinyour
nineSupremeCourt
arguments,howyou
disagreewithMr.
Trump.Wouldyou
spellthatoutwithus?

CNN

12/15/2015

Soyouresayingyou
disagreebecause
hestoobroadand

youhaveanarrower
focus?Whydoyou
disagreewithhim?
CNN

12/15/2015

wehaventhearda

lotaboutRonald
Reaganscityona
hill.Weveheardalot
aboutkeeping
Americansoutor
keepingAmericans
safeandeveryone
elseout.Isthiswhat
youwantthepartyto
standfor?

CNN

12/15/2015

GovernorChristie,

Americansareclearly
moreafraidtoday
thanatanytime
since9/11.Asyou
mentionedinyour
openingstatement,
todayinLosAngeles,
650schoolchildren
didntgoto
650,000
schoolchildrendidnt
gotoschoolbecause
ofanemailthreat,
thistwoweeksafter
anattackkilled14
peopleinSan
Bernardino.Isthis
thenewnormal?And
ifso,whatsteps
wouldyoutakeas
presidentofthe
UnitedStatesto
ensurethatfeardoes
notparalyze
America?

CNN

12/15/2015

GovernorKasich,
oneofthekillersin
SanBernardinowas
anAmericanwho

wasnotonanyones
watchlist.Howare
yougoingtofindthat
radicalizedperson
andstopanother
suchattack?
CNN

12/15/2015

Acrucialquestionis
howtobalance
surveillancewith
privacyandkeeping
Americanssafe.
SenatorCruz,you
votedforabillthat
PresidentObama
signedintolawjust
thispastJunethat
madeitharderforthe
governmentto
accessAmericans
phonerecords.In
lightoftheSan
Bernardinoattack,
wasyourvotea
mistake?

CNN

12/15/2015

SenatorRubio,
SenatorCruzisright
therewasbipartisan
supportforthat.But
youvotedagainstit.
So,isSenatorCruz
wrong?

CNN

12/15/2015

SenatorCruz?

CNN

12/15/2015

SenatorRubio,
pleaserespond.

CNN

12/15/2015

SenatorPaul,Iknow
thisisthishas
beenaverybigissue
foryou.Youhear
manyofyour
colleaguesarecalling
forincreased
surveillancebylaw

enforcement.You
callthathogwash.
Whyisthat
hogwash?
CNN

12/15/2015

SenatorRubio?

CNN

12/15/2015

Goahead,Senator
Paul.

CNN

12/15/2015

Listeningtothis,you
talkedyouheard
SenatorPaul,
SenatorCruztalk
abouthowimportant
itistoprotect
Americansprivacy,
eveninatimeof
gravedanger.Why
whatswrongwith
that?

CNN

12/15/2015

Dr.Carson,yourein
favorofmonitoring
mosquesand
schoolswherethere
isantiAmerica
sentiment,whatdo
youconsideranti
America?

CNN

12/15/2015

Dr.Carson,whowas
rightinthatlittle
debatethatwejust
heardbetween
SenatorRubioand
SenatorPaul?

CNN

12/15/2015

GovernorBush,six
daysafter9/11your
brothervisiteda
mosqueandsaid
quote,Islamis
peace.The
conversationtonight
isaboutbanning
Muslimsand
surveillanceof

mosques,are
PresidentBushs
wordsstillrelevantin
todaysRepublican
party?
CNN

12/15/2015

Ms.Fiorina,asyou
pointedoutyouwere
aCEOinSilicon
Valleyon9/11.
Companiesthere,
theysaytheywont
helptheFBInow
crackencrypted
communicationfrom
ISIS,shouldtheybe
forcedto.

CNN

12/15/2015

Butmyquestionwas:
ShouldtheseSilicon
Valleycompaniesbe
forcedtocooperate
withtheFBI?

CNN

12/15/2015

Mr.Trump,you
recentlysuggested
closingthatInternet
up,thosewereyour
words,asawayto
stopISISfrom
recruitingonline.Are
youreferringto
closingdownactual
portionsofthe
Internet?Somesay
thatwouldputthe
U.S.inlinewith
ChinaandNorth
Korea.

CNN

12/15/2015

Letmefollowup,Mr.
Trump.So,areyou
opentoclosingparts
oftheInternet?

CNN

12/15/2015

GovernorKasich,is
shuttingdownany

partoftheInterneta
goodidea?
CNN

12/15/2015

SenatorCruz,you

havesaidyouwould,
quote,carpetbomb
ISISintooblivion,
testingwhether,
quote,sandcan
glowinthedark.
Doesthatmean
levelingtheISIS
capitalofRaqqain
Syriawherethereare
hundredsof
thousandsof
civilians?

CNN

12/15/2015

Tobeclear,Senator
Cruz,wouldyou
carpetbombRaqqa,
theISIScapital,
wheretherearealot
ofcivilians,yesor
no?

CNN

12/15/2015

SenatorRubio,

youvebeencriticalof
SenatorCruzs
strategy.Yousayhis
votingrecorddoesnt
matchhisrhetoric.
Why?

CNN

12/15/2015

BecauseIaskedthe
question,Senator,
becauseyousaid
this.Yousaidhe,
referringtoSenator
Cruz,votedagainst
theDefense
AuthorizationAct
everyyearthatit
cameup,andI
assumethatifhe
votedagainstit,he
wouldvetoitas

president.Thatsthe
billthatfundsour
troops.
CNN

12/15/2015

SenatorCruz?

CNN

12/15/2015

SenatorRubio.

CNN

12/15/2015

RecentlyDonald

Trumpmentionedwe
mustkillthefamilies
ofISISmembers.
However,this
violatestheprinciple
ofdistinctionbetween
civiliansand
combatantsin
internationallaw.
Somyquestionis,
howwould
intentionallykilling
innocentciviliansset
usapartfromISIS?

CNN

12/15/2015

GovernorBush

CNN

12/15/2015

Mr.Trump.

CNN

12/15/2015

GovernorBush.

CNN

12/15/2015

Weretalkingabout

ruthlessthings
tonightcarpet
bombing,toughness,
war.Andpeople
wonder,couldyoudo
that?Couldyouorder
airstrikesthatwould
killinnocentchildren
bynotthescores,but
thehundredsandthe
thousands?Could
youwagewarasa
commanderinchief?

CNN

12/15/2015

SoyouareOKwith
thedeathsof
thousandsof

innocentchildrenand
civilian?Itslike
Thatiswhatwar
canyoubeas
ruthlessasChurchill
wasinprosecuting
thewaragainstthe
Nazis?
CNN

12/15/2015

SenatorPaul,you
saidISISgrew
strongerbecauseof
thehawksinyour
party.Doyoureally
thinkthat
Republicanshave
fueledtheriseof
ISIS?

CNN

12/15/2015

SenatorPaul,Iwant
togobacktomy
initialquestion,which
isyousayingthat
ISISgrewstronger
becauseofhawksin
yourparty.Anddo
youthinkyourown
party,thepeoplewho
youredescribing,are
responsibleforthe
riseofISIS?

CNN

12/15/2015

GovernorKasich,
wouldyouliketo
respondtoSenator
Paul?

CNN

12/15/2015

Iwanttogetto

SenatorRubioright
now.Letstalkabout,
oneoftheaspectsof
yourstrategy,you
saytheonlywayto
defeatISISiswith
groundforcesmade
upprimarilyof
SunniArabforces.

ThoseArabnations,
though,asyouwell
know,theyve
conductedlessthan
fivepercentofthe
airstrikesandactually
nonesinceAugust.
Whatmakesyou
thinktheyarewilling
tofightontheground
iftheyrenoteven
willingtofightfrom
theair?
CNN

12/15/2015

Ms.Fiorina,the

formerdefense
secretary,Bob
Gates,saysthe
chancesofgetting
SunniArabforceson
thegroundtogetthe
jobdone,hiswords,
chancesvery
remote.Whatsyour
strategy?

CNN

12/15/2015

GovernorChristie,

whatsyourstrategy?

CNN

12/15/2015

Dr.Carson,whatis
yourstrategy?

CNN

12/15/2015

SenatorCruz,you
havesaidtheworld
wouldbesafertoday
ifSaddamHussein
werestillinpowerin
Iraq,Moammar
GadhafiruledLibya,
andHosniMubarak
ruledEgypt.So
woulditbeyour
policytopreserve
dictatorships,rather
thanpromoting
democracyinthe
MiddleEast?

CNN

12/15/2015

SenatorRubio,you

supportedthe
removalofMoammar
GadhafiinLibya.
Nowthatcountryisin
turmoil,asISISis
clearlygrowingthere.
SenatorCruzsays
youhaventlearned
yourlesson.Doyou
haveanyregretsfor
supportingPresident
Obamasintervention
inLibya?

CNN

12/15/2015

SenatorCruz?

CNN

12/15/2015

GovernorKasich,go
ahead.

CNN

12/15/2015

Mr.Trump,are
Americanssaferwith
dictatorsrunningthe
worldintheMiddle
East?

CNN

12/15/2015

Mr.Trump?

CNN

12/15/2015

Dr.Carson,isthe

MiddleEastbetteroff
withdictators?

CNN

12/15/2015

GovernorBush,
heresthequestion.
Yousaid,gettingrid
ofSaddamHussein
inyourwordswasa
prettygooddeal.In
lightofwhathas
happenedinIraq,do
youstillfeelthat
way?

CNN

12/15/2015

SenatorPaul,was

gettingridofSaddam
Husseinapretty
gooddeal?

CNN

12/15/2015

Mr.Trump,weare

talkingaboutthe
mostimportantthing,
thatswhyitsheated.
Andits,youareOK
withMr.Assad
stayinginpower,but
youarealsoinfavor
ofwinning.Ifhestays
inpower,Iranis
winning,Hezbollahis
winning.Iranis
winninginYemen.
Theyarewinning
everywhere.Ifthey
arewinninghowcan
webewinning?

CNN

12/15/2015

GovernorChristie,is
heright?Becauseif
westepback,Iran
goesnuclear.Is
DonaldTrumpright?

CNN

12/15/2015

SenatorPaul,letme
askyou,youheard
GovernorKasichsay
Assadmustgo.Do
youagree?

CNN

12/15/2015

QUESTION:My
nameisAshleyTofil.
Ms.Fiorina,in
November,yousaid
thatyouwouldnot
talktoVladimirPutin
afteryouwere
electedbecauseyou
wouldbe
communicatingfrom
apositionof
weakness.Doyou
believethatitis
feasibletonot
communicatewith
anotherworld
leader?Anddoyou

thinkthatthatalsois
asignofweakness?
BLITZER:Ms.
Fiorina,asyouknow,
U.S.andRussian
warplanesareflying
alloverSyriaright
now.Withsomany
livesontheline,is
thisagoodtimefor
theUnitedStatesnot
totalktoPutin?
CNN

12/15/2015

GovernorChristie,if
theU.S.imposeda
noflyzoneover
SyriaandaRussian
planeencroached,
invadedthatnofly
zone,wouldyoube
preparedtoshoot
downthatRussian
planeandriskwar
withRussia?

CNN

12/15/2015

SenatorPaul,Iwant
youtorespondto
whatwejustheard
fromGovernor
Christie.Iftherewas
anoflyzone,you
saythatpotentially
couldleadtoWorld
WarIII.Why?

CNN

12/15/2015

GovernorChristie?

CNN

12/15/2015

GovernorBush,a

commanderinchief
question.Youvesaid
thatMr.Trumpisnot
qualifiedtobe
presidentbecause
hesnotqualifiedto
dealwithVladimir
Putin.Whyareyou
betterqualifiedto

dealwithVladimir
PutinthanMr.
Trump?
CNN

12/15/2015

Mr.Trump?

CNN

12/15/2015

Dr.Carson,

commanderinchief
questionagain.
Youvebeenthe
headofneurosurgery
forabighospital.
Youreonalotof
boardsofalotof
companies.Youve
traveledtheworld.
Youregoing
travelingagainnext
week.Butdoesthat
prepareyouto
commandtroops
fromDjiboutito
Japan,troopsfrom
AfghanistantoIraqto
beinchargeofthe
menandwomen
watchingonArmed
ServicesNetwork
tonight?

CNN

12/15/2015

SenatorRubio.You
coauthoredabill
withDemocratstwo
yearsagothat
allowedapathto
citizenshipfor
undocumented
immigrants.Doyou
stillsupportthatpath
tocitizenship,which
meansgivingthose
immigrantsrights,
liketherighttovote?

CNN

12/15/2015

Senator,youhavent
answeredthe
question.You

describedaverylong
pathbutdoesthat
pathendat
citizenship?
CNN

12/15/2015

SenatorCruz,onthe
campaigntrail,
SenatorRubiohas
saidthathis
immigrationplanis
notthatdifferentfrom
yours.Isthattrue?

CNN

12/15/2015

SenatorRubio,
please.

CNN

12/15/2015

SenatorCruz?

CNN

12/15/2015

SenatorCruz,can
youanswerthat
questionplease?

CNN

12/15/2015

Mr.Trump,youlike
tosaythatyou
restartedthis
conversationinthe
campaign.Sowhodo
yousidewith?Who
doyousidewithin
this,SenatorRubio
orSenatorCruz?

CNN

12/15/2015

Listeningtothis,do

youthinkthisisthe
tonethis
immigrationdebate
thatrepublicansneed
totaketowinback
Hispanicsintoour
partyespecially
stateslikewherewe
areinNevadathat
hasaprettyHispanic
community?

CNN

12/15/2015

So,Dr.Carson,you
recentlyvisiteda
refugeecampin

Jordanandyou
deemedityour
words,reallyquite
nice.Sayingthe
peopletheredidnt
wanttocometothe
UnitedStates.Do
youthinkthese
campsarea
longtermsolutionof
theproblemofSyrian
refugees?
CNN

12/15/2015

SenatorPaul,you
opposelettingin
Syrianrefugeesat
thistimeintothe
UnitedStates.The
U.S.hasalready
accepted2,000
Syrianrefugees,
including13living
hereinLasVegas
rightnow.Wouldyou
sendthemback?
Whatwouldyoudo
withthesepeople?

CNN

12/15/2015

SenatorRubio?

CNN

12/15/2015

SenatorPaul,you
didntanswerthe
questionaboutthe
2,000Syrian
refugeeswhoare
alreadyhereinthe
UnitedStates.Will
yousendthemback
orletthemstay?

CNN

12/15/2015

QUESTION:My
nameisCarla
Hernandez.Imfrom
theUniversityof
TexasatAustin.And
myquestionis
directedtoallthe

candidates.Ifthe
Bibleclearlystates
thatweneedto
embracethosein
needandnotfear,
howcanwejustify
notaccepting
refugees?
(ENDVIDEOCLIP)
BLITZER:Governor
Christie,yousay
thereshouldbea
pauseinallowing
newrefugeesto
comeintotheUnited
States,including
orphansunderthe
ageoffive.Whatdo
yousaytoCarla?
CNN

12/15/2015

GovernorKasich.

CNN

12/15/2015

Ms.Fiorina,

candidatesherehave
calledtheNorth
KoreanleaderKim
JongUnamaniac
whoismentally
unstable.Lastweek
hesaidhenowhasa
hydrogenbomb.If
youwereelected
president,what
wouldyoudoabout
KimJongUn?

CNN

12/15/2015

Dr.Carson,what
wouldyoudoabout
KimJongUn?

CNN

12/15/2015

GovernorChristie,
youvesaidifChina
launchesacyber
attackagainstthe
U.S.onyourwatch,
theyregoingtosee
cyberwarfarelike

theyhaveneverseen
before.Whatexactly
wouldthatresponse
looklike?
CNN

12/15/2015

GovernorBush,what
youjustheardfrom
GovernorChristie,
areyouconcerned
thatthatcouldreally
escalatewithChina,
thattheywould
retaliate?And,for
example,astheNSA
hassaid,attackthe
U.S.andmaybeits
powergrid,whichthe
Chinesehavethe
capabilitytodo?

CNN

12/15/2015

Dr.Carsonjust

referencedthesingle
mostimportantjobof
thepresident,the
command,thecontrol
andthecareofour
nuclearforces.And
hementionedthe
triad.TheB52sare
olderthanIam.The
missilesareold.The
submarinesareaging
out.Itsanexecutive
order.Itsa
commanderinchief
decision.
Whatsyourpriority
amongournuclear
triad?

CNN

12/15/2015

Ofthethreelegsof

thetriad,though,do
youhaveapriority?I
wanttogotoSenator
Rubioafterthatand
askhim.

CNN

12/15/2015

SenatorRubio,do
youhavea
response?

CNN

12/15/2015

Mr.Trump,justthis
N
weekendyousaid
SenatorCruzisnot
qualifiedtobe
presidentbecausehe
doesnthavetheright
temperamentand
actedlikeamaniac
whenhearrivedin
theSenate.Butlast
monthyousaidyou
wereopentonaming
SenatorCruzasyour
runningmate.So
whywouldyoube
willingtoput
somebodywhosa
maniacone
heartbeatawayfrom
thepresidency?

CNN

12/15/2015

SenatorCruz,you
havenotbeenwilling
toattackMr.Trump
inpublic.Butyoudid
questionhis
judgmentinhaving
controlofAmericans
nucleararsenal
duringaprivate
meetingwith
supporters.Whyare
youwillingtosay
thingsabouthimin
privateandnotin
public?

CNN

12/15/2015

alotofpeoplehave
seenthese
commentsyoumade
inprivate.Ijustwant
toclarifywhatyoure
sayingrightnowis

youdobelieveMr.
Trumphasthe
judgmenttobe
commanderinchief?
CNN

12/15/2015

Mylistenerstellme
N
againandagainthey
areworriedthat
HillaryClintonwillwin
theWhiteHouse
becauseyoullrunas
anindependent.Are
youreadytoassure
Republicanstonight
thatyouwillrunasa
Republicanand
abidebythedecision
oftheRepublicans?

CNN

12/15/2015

Dr.Carson,Mr.
N
Trumpjustcommitted
tostaythedistance
regardlessofthe
result.Howabout
you?

ABC

12/19/2015

SenatorSanders,

youfiredacampaign
stafferyouhavesued
theDemocratic
NationalCommittee
allofthisafteryour
campaign
acknowledgethat
someofyourstaffers
quote,"irresponsibly
accesseddatafrom
anothercampaign."
TheClinton
campaigncalledthis
averyegregious
breechofdataof
ethicsandsaid,
quote,"ourdatawas
stolen."Didthey
overstatethisorwere
yourstaffers

essentiallystealing
partoftheClinton
playbook?
ABC

12/19/2015

ButSenator,youdo
mentiontheDNC
thevendor.Butyou
saidofyourstaffthat
theydidthewrong
thing.So,does
SecretaryClinton
deserveanapology
tonight?

ABC

12/19/2015

SecretaryClinton,he
hasapologized.How
doyourreact?

ABC

12/19/2015

SecretaryClinton,

howconfidentshould
theAmericanpeople
be,thattherearen't
otherslikethat[San
Bernadino]couple
rightnowintheU.S.
goingundetected?
Andwhatwouldyou
doaspresidentto
findthem?

ABC

12/19/2015

Howwouldyou
specificallyfind
wouldbeterrorist
whoaregoing
undetected?

ABC

12/19/2015

SecretaryClinton,in
thewakeoftheSan
Bernardinoattack,
youallemphasized
guncontrol.Butour
latestpollshowsthat
moreAmericans
believearming
people,notstricter
gunlaws,isthebest
defenseagainst

terrorism.Arethey
wrong?
ABC

12/19/2015

SecretaryClinton,
canwesticktogun
control?Arethey
wrong?

ABC

12/19/2015

SenatorSanders,

we'veseenthose
longlinesofpeople
buyinggunsinrecord
numbersafterthe
Parisattacks.Would
youdiscourage
peoplefrombuyinga
gun?

ABC

12/19/2015

Youtalkabout

assaultweapons.
Evenifyouwereable
tobanthepurchase
ofassaultweapons
tomorrow,Americans
alreadyownan
estimated7to10
million
semiautomaticrifles.
Wouldyoumakeit
illegaltoownthose
weapons,force
peopletoturnthem
in?Andifnot,how
wouldbanningthe
salesreallymakea
difference?

ABC

12/19/2015

But,again,I'mnot
talkingaboutbuying.
Wouldyouhave
themconfiscated?
Theonesthatare
alreadyhere?

ABC

12/19/2015

Reallyquickly
governor,weare
goingtocallonyou

tonightandit'svery
clearyouhavealot
tosaybutpleasewait
untilyou'recalled
upon.Andsenator,
heinvokedyour
recordandI'llletyou
respond.
ABC

12/19/2015

Iwanttomoveon
here.Secretary
Clinton,youbrought
upDonaldTrumpa
shorttimeago.

ABC

12/19/2015

We'regoingtomove
onfromgunshere
andgobackto
somethingyou
mentionedashort
timeago.You
broughtupDonald
Trumpfirstherethis
evening.We'venow
seenthepollingdone
wellafterhis
proposedbanon
Muslimscomingto
America.Thirtysix
percentof
Americans,more
thanathird,agree
withhim.Youhave
weighedinalready
onDonaldTrump.
You'veweighedinon
theproposedban.
Butwhatwouldyou
saytothemillionsof
Americanswatching
tonightwhoagree
withhim?Arethey
wrong?

ABC

12/19/2015

SenatorSanders,I
didwanttoaskyou
aboutaneighborin

SanBernardinowho
reportedlywitnessed
packagesbeing
deliveredtothat
couple'shome,thatit
setoffredflags,but
theydidn'treportit
becausetheywere
afraidtoprofile.What
wouldyousayto
Americansafraidto
profile?Isitever
acceptable?
ABC

12/19/2015

ButI'maskingabout
I'maskingabout
profiling.Becausea
lotofpeopleare
afraidofthat.

ABC

12/19/2015

SecretaryClinton,I

wanttotalkabouta
newterroristtool
usedintheParis
attacks,encryption.
FBIDirectorJames
Comeysays
terroristscanhold
secret
communications
whichlaw
enforcementcannot
getto,evenwitha
courtorder.You've
talkedalotabout
bringingtechleaders
andgovernment
officialstogether,but
AppleCEOTimCook
saidremoving
encryptiontoolsfrom
ourproducts
altogetherwouldonly
hurtlawabiding
citizenswhorelyon
ustoprotecttheir
data.Sowouldyou

forcehimtogivelaw
enforcementakeyto
encryptedtechnology
bymakingitlaw?
ABC

12/19/2015

AndGovernor

O'Malley,wheredo
youdrawtheline
betweennational
securityandpersonal
security?

ABC

12/19/2015

SecretaryClinton,

youhavesaidthatit
wouldundermine
whoweareas
Americans,shutting
ourdoors.ButNew
Hampshire's
governor,wherewe
arerightheretonight,
ademocratanda
supporterofyours,is
amongmorethan30
governorswhoare
nowconcerned.
GovernorMaggie
Hassansays,"we
shouldhalt
acceptanceofSyrian
refugeesuntilU.S.
authoritiescan
assurethevetting
process,haltSyrian
refugees."Isshe
wrong?

ABC

12/19/2015

Butahalt?

ABC

12/19/2015

GovernorO'Malley,

obviouslyyouwere
governoryourselfat
onetime.Whatwould
yousaytoNew
Hampshire's
governortonight?Is
shewrongonthis?

ABC

12/19/2015

Sotheideaofahalt
orapause?

ABC

12/19/2015

SenatorSanders,

youvotedtosend
U.S.groundforcesto
fightinthecoalition
tohelpdestroyAl
QaidainAfghanistan.
Canyouthenexplain
youwhydon't
supportsendingU.S.
combattroopstojoin
acoalitiontofight
ISIS?

ABC

12/19/2015

ButwhyAlQaida,
whynotISIS?

ABC

12/19/2015

Theadministration
hastriedthatover
andoveragain.Ifit
doesn'tworkandthis
threatissogreat,
what'syourplanB?

ABC

12/19/2015

Ithaslookedvery

muchtomelike
we'realreadyin
groundcombaton
frequenttripsI've
madethere.So,are
youfooling
Americanswhenyou
say,we'renotputting
Americancombat
troopsbackintoSyria
orIraq?

ABC

12/19/2015

Areyoupreparedto
runtheriskofa
biggerwartoachieve
yourgoalstodestroy
ISIS,orareyou
preparedtogiveup
onthosegoalsifit
requiresalarger

force?
ABC

12/19/2015

GovernorO'Malley.

You'veemphasized
theneedformore
humanintelligence
ontheground.What
isitourintelligence
communityisnot
doingnowthatneeds
tobedone?

ABC

12/19/2015

SecretaryClinton,I'd
liketogobacktothat
ifIcould.ISIS
doesn'thaveaircraft,
AlQaidadoesn't
haveaircraft.So
wouldyoushoot
downaSyrian
militaryaircraftora
Russianairplane?

ABC

12/19/2015

Butisn'tthata

decisionyoushould
makenow,whether
ifyou'readvocating
this?

ABC

12/19/2015

Iwanttotakethisto
SenatorI'mgoing
totakethisto
SenatorSanders
next,becauseIthink
there...

ABC

12/19/2015

I'mgoingtoaskthe
secretaryhere,
becausetheredoes
appeartobesome
daylighthere
betweenthepolicies,
atleastinrespectto
whenyoutakeout
SyrianPresident
BasharalAssad.
Rightnowordoyou

wait?Doyoutackle
ISISfirst?Youhave
said,Secretary
Clinton,thatyou
cometothe
conclusionthatwe
havetoproceedon
bothfrontsatonce.
Weheardfromthe
senatorjustthisweek
thatwemustput
asidetheissueof
howquicklyweget
ridofAssadand
cometogetherwith
countries,including
RussiaandIran,to
destroyISISfirst.Is
hewrong?
ABC

12/19/2015

Butthat'swhathe's

saying,weshouldput
thatasidefornow
andgoafterISIS.

ABC

12/19/2015

Shesayswehaveto
proceedonboth
frontsatonce.

ABC

12/19/2015

GovernorO'Malley?

ABC

12/19/2015

Butyoucriticized
youcriticized
SecretaryClintonfor
whatcamenext.
What'syourproposal
forwhatcomesafter
Assad?

ABC

12/19/2015

SenatorSanders,a
lastwordonthis.

ABC

12/19/2015

In1995,themedian
Americanhousehold
incomewas$52,600
intoday'smoney.
Thisyear,it's
$53,600.That's20

moreyearsonthe
jobwithjusta2
percentraise.Ina
similartimeframe,
raisesforCEOswent
upmorethan200
percent....ButasI
pointedouttheCEO
pay,200percentof
theirtimeforthat
familyofjust2
percent.You'veall
said,"youwould
raisetheminimum
wage."ButSenator
Sanderswhatelse
speaktothat
householdtonight.20
years,justa2
percentraise,howas
presidentwouldyou
getthemaraiseright
away?
ABC

12/19/2015

GovernorO'Malley,
whatwouldpropose
thatwouldbe
different,howwould
yougetthemiddle
classaraiseand
withoutwaiting
another20yearsfor
another2percent.

ABC

12/19/2015

Asyouwerewalking
in,Iwastalkingabout
themedianAmerican
householdgettinga
twopercentraise
overthelast20
years,thatCEOpay
inthatsametime
framehasgoneup
200percent.Sofor
thosefamilies
watchingtonight,how
doyougetthema

raiseifyou're
president?
ABC

12/19/2015

ButSecretary
N
Clinton,Ididwantto
askyou,thelasttime
youranforpresident,
FortuneMagazine
putyouonitscover
withtheheadline
BusinessLoves
Hillary,pointingout
yoursupportfor
manyCEOsin
corporateAmerica.
I'mcurious,eight
yearslater,should
corporateAmerica
loveHillaryClinton?

ABC

12/19/2015

Iwanttostayonthis
andaskyouhowbig
aroledoescorporate
Americaplayina
healthyeconomyand
willcorporate
Americalovea
PresidentSanders?

ABC

12/19/2015

Governor,letmejust
askyou,though,
becauseitisan
importantquestion,
howimportantarole
doyouthink
corporateAmerica
playsinahealthy
economyhereinthe
U.S.?

ABC

12/19/2015

What'sbrokenin

Obamacarethat
needstobefixed
rightnow?Andwhat
wouldyoudotofixit?

ABC

12/19/2015

Butyoudidsaythose

wereglitches.Just
glitches?
Twentyseven
percentinthelast
fiveyears,
deductiblesup67
percent?
ABC

12/19/2015

SenatorSanders,I

wantyoutorespond
towhatshewas
saying,butyou're
insteadcallingfor
singlepayerhealth
care.Younote
peoplewon'thaveto
paydeductiblesor
premiumsbutthey
willhavetopaynew
taxes.Canyoutellus
specificallyhow
muchpeoplewillbe
expectedtopay?

ABC

12/19/2015

SenatorSanders,
youdidn'treallytell
usspecificallyhow
muchpeoplewillbe
expectedtopay.

ABC

12/19/2015

weknowyouwantto
makepublic
educationmore
affordablebuthowdo
youreallylowerthe
cost?Senator
Sanders,you
mentionedafew
minutesagothatyou
wantfreetuitionfor
publiccolleges.How
doesthatreallylower
thecostotherthan
justshiftingthecost
totaxpayers?

ABC

12/19/2015

GovernorO'Malley,

howdoyoupropose
loweringsomeof
thesecosts
associatedwith
highereducation?
ABC

12/19/2015

SecretaryClinton,
howdoesyourplan
differentiatefrom
youropponents?

ABC

12/19/2015

SecretaryClinton,let
measkyouabout
yourtaxplan
becausefromthe
crushingcostof
collegeeducation,
thenextquestion
mostfamilieshaveis
willmytaxesgoup
underthenext
president?Youhave
saidit'syourgoalnot
toraisetaxeson
familiesmaking
under$200,000a
yearagoal.Butcan
yousaythat'sa
promiseasyoustand
heretonight?

ABC

12/19/2015

Apromise?

ABC

12/19/2015

Please.

ABC

12/19/2015

Iwanttobringin

GovernorO'Malley
onthis.Weheardthe
promisefrom
SecretaryClinton
becausepeoplewant
toknowabouttheir
taxes,willtheygoup.
Shehasnow
promisedhere
tonightnottoraise
themonfamilies

making$250,000or
less.Canyoumake
thatsamepromiseif
you'reelected?
ABC

12/19/2015

AndSecretary

Clinton,wewantto
turntorace,now,in
America.Thereisa
realconcerninthis
countryfromBlack
LivesMatterand
fromother
communitygroups
thatwe'rejustnow
seeing,with
smartphonesandcell
phones,whatmany
havebeendealing
withforyearswhen
theycomeincontact
withpolice.Butyou
alsohavemanyin
lawenforcementwho
nowsaytherehas
beenasocalled
Fergusoneffect,
policeholdingback
becausethey're
afraidofbacklash.In
fact,theFBIdirector
iscallingitachill
windblowingthrough
Americanlaw
enforcement.So,if
electedpresident,
howwouldyou
bridgethedivide
betweenthetwo?

ABC

12/19/2015

GovernorO'Malley,
howwouldyou
bridgethedivide?

ABC

12/19/2015

AndSenator
Sanders,whenyou
heartheFBIdirector

callingitachillwind
blowingthrough
Americanlaw
enforcement,does
thatconcernyouas
wellwhenyou
ABC

12/19/2015

NewHampshirehas
beenhardhitbythe
heroinepidemic,and
we'reontrackto
havetwiceasmany
overdosedeathsthis
yearasin2013.
Whatspecifically
wouldyoudoto
addressthiscrisis?

ABC

12/19/2015

SecretaryClinton?

ABC

12/19/2015

Secretary,thankyou.

ABC

12/19/2015

SecretaryClinton,I

wanttocirclebackto
somethingthatyour
opponentsherehave
broughtup.Libyais
fallingapart.The
countryisahavenfor
ISISandjihadists
withanestimated
2,000ISISfighters
theretoday.You
advocatedforthat
2011interventionand
calleditsmartpower
atitsbest.Andyet,
evenPresident
ObamasaidtheU.S.
shouldhavedone
moretofillthe
leadershipvacuum
leftbehind.How
muchresponsibility
doyoubearforthe
chaosthatfollowed
elections?

ABC

12/19/2015

SecretaryClinton,I

wanttogoback.That
governmentlacked
institutionsand
experience.Ithad
beenafamily
businessfor40
years.Onthe
securityside,we
offeredonlyamodest
trainingeffortanda
verylimitedarms
buybackprogram.
Letmeaskyouthe
questionagain.How
muchresponsibility
doyoubearforthe
chaosthatfollowed
thoseelections?

ABC

12/19/2015

Butweremistakes
made?

ABC

12/19/2015

SenatorSanders.

ABC

12/19/2015

SecretaryClinton.

ABC

12/19/2015

QuickGovernor
O'Malley.

ABC

12/19/2015

SecretaryClinton,
N
firstladies,asyou
wellknow,haveused
theirpositiontowork
onimportantcauses
likeliteracyanddrug
abuse.Buttheyalso
supervisethemenus,
theflowers,the
holidayornaments
andWhiteHouse
decor.Iknowyou
thinkyouknowwhere
I'mgoinghere.You
havesaidthatBill
Clintonisagreat
hostandlovesgiving

toursbutmayoptout
ofpickingflower
arrangementsif
you'reelected.Bill
Clintonaside,isit
timetochangethe
roleofapresident's
spouse?

ABC

12/19/2015

SenatorSanders,
N
yourwifeJane
sharesanofficeat
yourcampaign
headquartersin
Burlington.We've
seenthepictures,the
desksrightnextto
eachother.Would
shehaveadesk
closebyinthewest
wing?

ABC

12/19/2015

GovernorO'Malley,
N
youhavetalked
aboutyourwife,
Katie,heretonight.
She'sadistrictcourt
judge.Andthe
questionforyouis,
wouldshehaveto
givethatupasfirst
lady,orwillsheshare
anofficeinthewest
wingaswell?