>>I’LL BE SURPRISED TO HIM.>>RISKY MOVE BY CASTRO BECAUSE>>RISKY MOVE BY CASTRO BECAUSE AS POLITICO NOTES HIS FACTS WERE AS POLITICO NOTES HIS FACTS WERE MOSTLY FALSE. MOSTLY FALSE. JOINING ME IS FORMER OBAMA’S JOINING ME IS FORMER OBAMA’S FORMER DIRECTOR OF HOUSING, FORMER DIRECTOR OF HOUSING, JULIAN CASTRO. JULIAN CASTRO. GOOD TO SEE YOU. GOOD TO SEE YOU.>>GOOD TO SEE YOU.>>GOOD TO SEE YOU.>>ON THIS FACT-CHECK, ONE THING>>ON THIS FACT-CHECK, ONE THING YOU SAID AFTER THE DEBATE IS YOU YOU SAID AFTER THE DEBATE IS YOU WERE TRYING TO FACT-CHECK THE WERE TRYING TO FACT-CHECK THE PRESIDENT. PRESIDENT. THESE FACT-CHECKERS SAID YOU GOT THESE FACT-CHECKERS SAID YOU GOT YOUR FACTS WRONG. YOUR FACTS WRONG. DO YOU WANT TO CLARIFY — I WAS DO YOU WANT TO CLARIFY — I WAS GOING TO SAY, LET ME GIVE YOU AN GOING TO SAY, LET ME GIVE YOU AN OPPORTUNITY. OPPORTUNITY. DO YOU WANT TO RESPOND TO THE DO YOU WANT TO RESPOND TO THE FACT-CHECKERS, CLARIFY ANYTHING FACT-CHECKERS, CLARIFY ANYTHING YOU SAID LAST NIGHT? YOU SAID LAST NIGHT?>>OH, YEAH.>>OH, YEAH. I HAD A LOOK AT THAT. I HAD A LOOK AT THAT. HEY, I THINK THEY MISSED THE BAR HEY, I THINK THEY MISSED THE BAR COMPLETELY. COMPLETELY. IN FACT, AS I UNDERSTAND, ONE OF IN FACT, AS I UNDERSTAND, ONE OF THE THINGS THEY SAID WAS THAT THE THINGS THEY SAID WAS THAT THE FACT THAT PEOPLE WOULD HAVE THE FACT THAT PEOPLE WOULD HAVE TO FILL OUT PAPERWORK UNDER VICE TO FILL OUT PAPERWORK UNDER VICE PRESIDENT BIDEN’S PLAN VERSUS PRESIDENT BIDEN’S PLAN VERSUS NOT HAVING TO DO ANYTHING IS NOT HAVING TO DO ANYTHING IS BASICALLY INCONSEQUENTIAL, IT BASICALLY INCONSEQUENTIAL, IT DOESN’T AMOUNT TO ANYTHING. DOESN’T AMOUNT TO ANYTHING. I DON’T KNOW WHO THEY HIRE AT I DON’T KNOW WHO THEY HIRE AT POLITIFACT BUT IT’S NOTHING THAT POLITIFACT BUT IT’S NOTHING THAT HAS DEALT WITH A WORKING FAMILY HAS DEALT WITH A WORKING FAMILY OR THE REALITIES OF WHY PEOPLE OR THE REALITIES OF WHY PEOPLE FALL OFF INSURANCE OR OTHER FALL OFF INSURANCE OR OTHER THINGS WHERE THERE’S AN ONEROUS THINGS WHERE THERE’S AN ONEROUS PROCESS. PROCESS. I DO TAKE ISSUE WITH THAT. I DO TAKE ISSUE WITH THAT.>>DO YOU THINK THERE’S A BIG>>DO YOU THINK THERE’S A BIG DIFFERENCE BETWEEN HIS PAPERWORK DIFFERENCE BETWEEN HIS PAPERWORK AND YOUR PAPERWORK? AND YOUR PAPERWORK? YOU KNOW, YOUR PLANS ARE, OKAY, YOU KNOW, YOUR PLANS ARE, OKAY, ONE IS OPT OUT, ONE IS OPT IN. ONE IS OPT OUT, ONE IS OPT IN.>>AND THAT’S A BIG DIFFERENCE.>>AND THAT’S A BIG DIFFERENCE.>>LITERALLY — OKAY.>>LITERALLY — OKAY. I GET — YOU SAY IT’S A BIG I GET — YOU SAY IT’S A BIG DIFFERENCE. DIFFERENCE. FROM 30,000 FEET AND FROM THE FROM 30,000 FEET AND FROM THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN WHAT YOU GUYS DIFFERENCE BETWEEN WHAT YOU GUYS ARE ARGUING ABOUT AND DONALD ARE ARGUING ABOUT AND DONALD TRUMP IS TRYING TO UNDO TRUMP IS TRYING TO UNDO OBAMACARE COMPLETELY, IT LOOKS OBAMACARE COMPLETELY, IT LOOKS LIKE A PETTY DIFFERENCE. LIKE A PETTY DIFFERENCE.>>WELL, LOOK, AS I POINTED OUT,>>WELL, LOOK, AS I POINTED OUT, LAST TIME IN DETROIT WHEN WE LAST TIME IN DETROIT WHEN WE WERE ON THE DEBATE STAGE, WERE ON THE DEBATE STAGE, SENATOR HARRIS SAID HIS PLAN SENATOR HARRIS SAID HIS PLAN WOULD LEAVE OUT 10 MILLION WOULD LEAVE OUT 10 MILLION PEOPLE, LEAVE 10 MILLION PEOPLE PEOPLE, LEAVE 10 MILLION PEOPLE UNCOVERED. UNCOVERED. SO, I POINTED OUT THAT IT WOULD SO, I POINTED OUT THAT IT WOULD LEAVE 10 MILLION PEOPLE LEAVE 10 MILLION PEOPLE UNCOVERED. UNCOVERED. AT AT THAT TIME VICE PRESIDENT AT AT THAT TIME VICE PRESIDENT BIDEN IN DETROIT SAID, NO IT BIDEN IN DETROIT SAID, NO IT WOULDN’T. WOULDN’T. THE NEWS MEDIA DID THE RESEARCH THE NEWS MEDIA DID THE RESEARCH AND SAID, YES, HIS PLAN WOULD AND SAID, YES, HIS PLAN WOULD LEAVE 10 MILLION PEOPLE LEAVE 10 MILLION PEOPLE UNCOVERED. UNCOVERED. I POINTED THAT OUT. I POINTED THAT OUT. TO ME, 10 MILLION PEOPLE TO ME, 10 MILLION PEOPLE UNCOVERED IS NOT UNCOVERED IS NOT INCONSEQUENTIAL. INCONSEQUENTIAL. WHETHER YOU’RE LOOKING AT IT WHETHER YOU’RE LOOKING AT IT FROM 30,000 FEET OR YOU’RE FROM 30,000 FEET OR YOU’RE LOOKING AT IT FROM RIGHT AT LOOKING AT IT FROM RIGHT AT GROUND LEVEL. GROUND LEVEL. THAT’S ALLOT OF PEOPLE. THAT’S ALLOT OF PEOPLE. RIGHT NOW THERE ARE 27 MILLION RIGHT NOW THERE ARE 27 MILLION PEOPLE UNCOVERED. PEOPLE UNCOVERED. THERE WOULD STILL BE 10 MILLION THERE WOULD STILL BE 10 MILLION PEOPLE UNCOVERED UNDER VICE PEOPLE UNCOVERED UNDER VICE PRESIDENT BIDEN’S PLAN. PRESIDENT BIDEN’S PLAN. THIS WAS A DISAGREEMENT ABOUT THIS WAS A DISAGREEMENT ABOUT HEALTH CARE. HEALTH CARE. HE SAID VERY CLEARLY THAT SOME HE SAID VERY CLEARLY THAT SOME FOLKS WOULD HAVE TO BUY IN. FOLKS WOULD HAVE TO BUY IN. I SAID, YOU JUST SAID THAT AND I SAID, YOU JUST SAID THAT AND HE SAID, NO, THEY WOULDN’T HAVE HE SAID, NO, THEY WOULDN’T HAVE TO BUY IN. TO BUY IN. THAT’S WHY I SAID, LOOK, IT THAT’S WHY I SAID, LOOK, IT SEEMS LIKE YOU’RE FORGETTING SEEMS LIKE YOU’RE FORGETTING THAT YOU JUST SAID, YOU KNOW, THAT YOU JUST SAID, YOU KNOW, THAT SOME PEOPLE WOULD HAVE TO THAT SOME PEOPLE WOULD HAVE TO BUY IN. BUY IN. AND HE DID SAY THAT. AND HE DID SAY THAT.>>HE ALSO SAID THERE WOULD BE>>HE ALSO SAID THERE WOULD BE PEOPLE THAT WOULD AUTOMATICALLY PEOPLE THAT WOULD AUTOMATICALLY GET ENROLLED IN HIS ANSWER, TOO. GET ENROLLED IN HIS ANSWER, TOO.>>THAT WAS HEARD.>>THAT WAS HEARD.>>FOR WHAT IT’S WORTH, HE DID>>FOR WHAT IT’S WORTH, HE DID SAY THAT IN HIS INITIAL ANSWER. SAY THAT IN HIS INITIAL ANSWER.>>NO, HE WAS DENYING — HE SAID>>NO, HE WAS DENYING — HE SAID VERY CLEARLY, IF YOU LOSE YOUR VERY CLEARLY, IF YOU LOSE YOUR JOB, THAT YOU CAN AUTOMATICALLY JOB, THAT YOU CAN AUTOMATICALLY BUY INTO HIS PLAN. BUY INTO HIS PLAN. FOLKS NEED TO CATCH THE FOLKS NEED TO CATCH THE SIGNIFICANCE OF THAT. SIGNIFICANCE OF THAT. THAT WOULD MEAN THAT A LOT OF THAT WOULD MEAN THAT A LOT OF PEOPLE WOULD BE LEFT UNCOVERED. PEOPLE WOULD BE LEFT UNCOVERED. YOU KNOW, THIS IS WHAT THESE YOU KNOW, THIS IS WHAT THESE DEBATES ARE FOR. DEBATES ARE FOR. WE’RE HAVING A DISAGREEMENT WE’RE HAVING A DISAGREEMENT ABOUT SOMETHING THAT’S VERY ABOUT SOMETHING THAT’S VERY IMPORTANT. IMPORTANT.>>I UNDERSTAND THAT.>>I UNDERSTAND THAT. LET’S GO TO THE ISSUE OF THE LET’S GO TO THE ISSUE OF THE PERCEPTION PROBLEM YOU MAY BE PERCEPTION PROBLEM YOU MAY BE FACING. FACING. I UNDERSTAND YOU WERE NOT I UNDERSTAND YOU WERE NOT ISSUING A PERSONAL ATTACK. ISSUING A PERSONAL ATTACK. AMY KLOBUCHAR SAYS, WHEN YOU AMY KLOBUCHAR SAYS, WHEN YOU DEMONIZE SOMEBODY AND CREATE BAD DEMONIZE SOMEBODY AND CREATE BAD BLOOD, IT’S HARD TO U.N.FY BLOOD, IT’S HARD TO U.N.FY AFTERWARDS. AFTERWARDS. FORGET WHAT YOU INTENDED, IF FORGET WHAT YOU INTENDED, IF THREE OF YOUR COLLEAGUES, ALL OF THREE OF YOUR COLLEAGUES, ALL OF WHOM I THINK YOU ARE IN VERY WHOM I THINK YOU ARE IN VERY GOOD AND PERSONAL, FRIENDLY GOOD AND PERSONAL, FRIENDLY TERMS WITH BELIEVE WHAT YOU DID TERMS WITH BELIEVE WHAT YOU DID SOUNDED LIKE A PERSONAL ATTACK, SOUNDED LIKE A PERSONAL ATTACK, DO YOU NOW LOOK AT IT AND GO, DO YOU NOW LOOK AT IT AND GO, WELL, MAYBE I SHOULD HAVE USED WELL, MAYBE I SHOULD HAVE USED DIFFERENCE DIFFERENCE DIFFERENT WORDS? DIFFERENT WORDS?>>NOT AT ALL THE.>>NOT AT ALL THE. LOOK, WE’RE UP THERE TO DEBATE LOOK, WE’RE UP THERE TO DEBATE AND THAT’S WHAT I WAS DOING. AND THAT’S WHAT I WAS DOING. I POINTED OUT THAT VICE I POINTED OUT THAT VICE PRESIDENT BIDEN’S PLAN WOULD PRESIDENT BIDEN’S PLAN WOULD LEAVE OUT 10 MILLION PEOPLE. LEAVE OUT 10 MILLION PEOPLE. I THINK THAT’S SIGNIFICANT. I THINK THAT’S SIGNIFICANT. AND, YOU KNOW, SO I WOULD POINT AND, YOU KNOW, SO I WOULD POINT THAT OUT AGAIN. THAT OUT AGAIN.>>I’M CURIOUS, YOU PUT OUT A>>I’M CURIOUS, YOU PUT OUT A FUND-RAISING EMAIL THAT SAID, I FUND-RAISING EMAIL THAT SAID, I SPENT EVERY SECOND ON LAST SPENT EVERY SECOND ON LAST NIGHT’S DEBATE STAGE FIGHTING NIGHT’S DEBATE STAGE FIGHTING FOR YOU AND NOW I’M BEING FOR YOU AND NOW I’M BEING VICIOUSLY ATTACKED FOR IT. VICIOUSLY ATTACKED FOR IT. I SPENT EVERY SECOND ON THAT I SPENT EVERY SECOND ON THAT STAGE FIGHTING FOR YOU AND NOW STAGE FIGHTING FOR YOU AND NOW I’M BEING ATTACKED FOR IT. I’M BEING ATTACKED FOR IT. TWICE YOU PUT THIS IN YOUR TWICE YOU PUT THIS IN YOUR FUND-RAISING EMAIL. FUND-RAISING EMAIL. DO YOU FEEL LIKE THE VICTIM DO YOU FEEL LIKE THE VICTIM HERE? HERE?>>NO.>>NO. WHAT I SEE IS THAT THERE ARE A WHAT I SEE IS THAT THERE ARE A LOT OF PEOPLE WHO ARE DEFENDING LOT OF PEOPLE WHO ARE DEFENDING A PLAN THAT WOULD LEAVE 10 A PLAN THAT WOULD LEAVE 10 MILLION PEOPLE UNCOVERED. MILLION PEOPLE UNCOVERED. AND I BELIEVE THAT THE VISION OF AND I BELIEVE THAT THE VISION OF PRESIDENT OBAMA AND WHAT WE WANT PRESIDENT OBAMA AND WHAT WE WANT TO GET TO IN THIS COUNTRY IS TO GET TO IN THIS COUNTRY IS EVERY SINGLE PERSON WHO HAS THE EVERY SINGLE PERSON WHO HAS THE ACCESS TO HEALTH CARE AND GETS ACCESS TO HEALTH CARE AND GETS GOOD HEALTH CARE IN OUR COUNTRY. GOOD HEALTH CARE IN OUR COUNTRY. NOT 10 MILLION PEOPLE WHO ARE NOT 10 MILLION PEOPLE WHO ARE COVERED. COVERED. SO, I’M WILLING TO FIGHT THAT SO, I’M WILLING TO FIGHT THAT FIGHT, CHUCK. FIGHT, CHUCK. YOU KNOW, I’M GOING TO STAND UP YOU KNOW, I’M GOING TO STAND UP FOR CHANGING OUR HEALTH CARE FOR CHANGING OUR HEALTH CARE SYSTEM TO A SYSTEM WHERE SYSTEM TO A SYSTEM WHERE EVERYBODY GETS COVERED. EVERYBODY GETS COVERED. NOT LEAVING 10 MILLION PEOPLE NOT LEAVING 10 MILLION PEOPLE OUT. OUT. THAT’S VERY SIGNIFICANT. THAT’S VERY SIGNIFICANT. AND I’LL FIGHT FOR THAT. AND I’LL FIGHT FOR THAT. I’LL FIGHT FOR THAT EVERY SINGLE I’LL FIGHT FOR THAT EVERY SINGLE DAY. DAY.>>SO, YOU’RE NOT QUESTIONING>>SO, YOU’RE NOT QUESTIONING THAT — YOU REPEATED THE WORD THAT — YOU REPEATED THE WORD FORGET SO MANY TIMES THAT A LOT FORGET SO MANY TIMES THAT A LOT OF PEOPLE THOUGHT THIS WAS A OF PEOPLE THOUGHT THIS WAS A PLANNED HIT. PLANNED HIT. AND — AND –>>IT WAS NOT.>>IT WAS NOT. LOOK, I RESPECT VICE PRESIDENT LOOK, I RESPECT VICE PRESIDENT BIDEN. BIDEN. I’VE KNOWN VICE PRESIDENT FOR I’VE KNOWN VICE PRESIDENT FOR BIDEN. BIDEN. OF COURSE, SERVED IN THE OBAMA OF COURSE, SERVED IN THE OBAMA ADMINISTRATION WITH HIM. ADMINISTRATION WITH HIM. I THINK THAT IN MANY WAYS HE’S A I THINK THAT IN MANY WAYS HE’S A GOOD CANDIDATE. GOOD CANDIDATE. THAT’S GOING TO BE UP FOR THE THAT’S GOING TO BE UP FOR THE VOTERS TO DECIDE. VOTERS TO DECIDE. WHAT I WAS POINTING OUT IS THAT WHAT I WAS POINTING OUT IS THAT HE HAD DENIED SAYING THE WORDS HE HAD DENIED SAYING THE WORDS BUY IN EVEN THOUGH HE DID SAY BUY IN EVEN THOUGH HE DID SAY THE WORDS BUY IN. THE WORDS BUY IN. AND THAT THAT’S SIGNIFICANT TO AND THAT THAT’S SIGNIFICANT TO LEAVING 10 MILLION PEOPLE LEAVING 10 MILLION PEOPLE UNCOVERED. UNCOVERED. SO LIKE I SAID, I’M WILLING TO SO LIKE I SAID, I’M WILLING TO HAVE THAT CONVERSATION ABOUT HAVE THAT CONVERSATION ABOUT WHETHER WE SHOULD COVER WHETHER WE SHOULD COVER EVERYBODY OR LEAVE 10 MILLION EVERYBODY OR LEAVE 10 MILLION PEOPLE IN THIS COUNTRY PEOPLE IN THIS COUNTRY UNCOVERED. UNCOVERED. EVERY SINGLE DAY OF THE WEEK. EVERY SINGLE DAY OF THE WEEK. LOOK, I’M IN THIS RACE TO FIGHT LOOK, I’M IN THIS RACE TO FIGHT FOR WHAT I BELIEVE IN AND TO FOR WHAT I BELIEVE IN AND TO FIGHT FOR THE MOST VULNERABLE FIGHT FOR THE MOST VULNERABLE PEOPLE IN OUR COUNTRY. PEOPLE IN OUR COUNTRY. AND I’M NOT GOING TO BACK DOWN AND I’M NOT GOING TO BACK DOWN ON THAT. ON THAT. YOU KNOW, I DON’T CARE WHAT THE YOU KNOW, I DON’T CARE WHAT THE D.C. WASHINGTON ESTABLISHMENT D.C. WASHINGTON ESTABLISHMENT SAYS. SAYS. I’M GOING TO FIGHT FOR THE I’M GOING TO FIGHT FOR THE PEOPLE WHO NEED FIGHTING FOR IN PEOPLE WHO NEED FIGHTING FOR IN THIS CAMPAIGN, WIN OR LOSE. THIS CAMPAIGN, WIN OR LOSE.>>LET ME GO ON TO ANOTHER TOPIC>>LET ME GO ON TO ANOTHER TOPIC YOU TOOK — YOU WENT OUT OF YOUR YOU TOOK — YOU WENT OUT OF YOUR WAY TO MAKE SURE. WAY TO MAKE SURE. YOU WERE ANSWERING A MODERATOR’S YOU WERE ANSWERING A MODERATOR’S QUESTION THAT SENATOR SANDERS QUESTION THAT SENATOR SANDERS DIDN’T. DIDN’T. IT WAS ON THE ISSUE OF IT WAS ON THE ISSUE OF VENEZUELA. VENEZUELA. HE WAS ASKED WHY YOU WOULDN’T HE WAS ASKED WHY YOU WOULDN’T REFER TO MADURO AS A DICTATOR. REFER TO MADURO AS A DICTATOR. BERNIE SANDERS WENT ON TO CALL BERNIE SANDERS WENT ON TO CALL HIM A TYRANT. HIM A TYRANT. HE DIDN’T ADDRESS THE DICTATOR HE DIDN’T ADDRESS THE DICTATOR QUESTION. QUESTION. LET ME PLAY THE FIGHT. LET ME PLAY THE FIGHT.>>VENEZUELA DOES NOT HAVE FREE>>VENEZUELA DOES NOT HAVE FREE ELECTIONS BUT STILL YOU REFUSE ELECTIONS BUT STILL YOU REFUSE TO CALL MADURO A DICTATOR. TO CALL MADURO A DICTATOR. CAN YOU EXPLAIN WHY? CAN YOU EXPLAIN WHY? AND WHAT ARE THE MAIN AND WHAT ARE THE MAIN DIFFERENCES BETWEEN YOUR KIND OF DIFFERENCES BETWEEN YOUR KIND OF SOCIALISM AND THE ONE BEING SOCIALISM AND THE ONE BEING IMPOSED IN VENEZUELA, CUBA AND IMPOSED IN VENEZUELA, CUBA AND NICARAGUA? NICARAGUA?>>FIRST OF ALL, LET ME BE VERY>>FIRST OF ALL, LET ME BE VERY CLEAR. CLEAR. ANYBODY WHO DOES WHAT MADURO ANYBODY WHO DOES WHAT MADURO DOES IS A VICIOUS TYRANT. DOES IS A VICIOUS TYRANT. IN TERMS OF DEMOCRATIC IN TERMS OF DEMOCRATIC SOCIALISM, TO EQUATE WHAT GOES SOCIALISM, TO EQUATE WHAT GOES ON IN VENEZUELA WITH WHAT I ON IN VENEZUELA WITH WHAT I BELIEVE IS EXTREMELY UNFAIR. BELIEVE IS EXTREMELY UNFAIR.>>YOU WANTED A BRIEF RESPONSE.>>YOU WANTED A BRIEF RESPONSE. 45 SECONDS. 45 SECONDS.>>THANK YOU E.>>THANK YOU E. I’LL CALL MADURO A DICTATOR I’LL CALL MADURO A DICTATOR BECAUSE HE IS A DICTATOR. BECAUSE HE IS A DICTATOR.>>YOU JUMPED RIGHT IN.>>YOU JUMPED RIGHT IN. WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN TYRANT AND DICTATOR BECAUSE YOU TYRANT AND DICTATOR BECAUSE YOU BELIEVE WORDS MATTER AND JORGE BELIEVE WORDS MATTER AND JORGE RAMOS BELIEVED WORDS MATTER. RAMOS BELIEVED WORDS MATTER.>>WHAT DO YOU CALL SOMEBODY WHO>>WHAT DO YOU CALL SOMEBODY WHO HIJACKS THE NATION’S HIJACKS THE NATION’S CONSTITUTION AND TRIES TO USURP CONSTITUTION AND TRIES TO USURP AS MUCH POWER AS HE CAN, YOU AS MUCH POWER AS HE CAN, YOU KNOW, MISTREATS POLITICAL KNOW, MISTREATS POLITICAL ENEMIES AND THE PRESS. ENEMIES AND THE PRESS. YOU KNOW, MADURO IS A DICTATOR. YOU KNOW, MADURO IS A DICTATOR. AND WE HAVE TO BE WILLING TO AND WE HAVE TO BE WILLING TO CALL THAT OUT. CALL THAT OUT. AND SO — AND SO –>>DO YOU THINK THAT WAS A>>DO YOU THINK THAT WAS A MISTAKE BY SENATOR SANDERS HE MISTAKE BY SENATOR SANDERS HE WOULDN’T DO THAT? WOULDN’T DO THAT? LOOK, I THINK SENATOR SANDERS LOOK, I THINK SENATOR SANDERS WOULD SAY, LOOK, HE HESITATES WOULD SAY, LOOK, HE HESITATES DOING THAT BECAUSE HE’S, I DOING THAT BECAUSE HE’S, I THINK, ON FOREIGN POLICY HE THINK, ON FOREIGN POLICY HE SAYS, LOOK, THERE’S ONLY SO MUCH SAYS, LOOK, THERE’S ONLY SO MUCH WE SHOULD GET INVOLVED IN ON WE SHOULD GET INVOLVED IN ON FOREIGN POLICY. FOREIGN POLICY.>>WELL, I DON’T KNOW.>>WELL, I DON’T KNOW. I HAVEN’T HAD THAT CONVERSATION I HAVEN’T HAD THAT CONVERSATION WITH SENATOR SANDERS. WITH SENATOR SANDERS. FRANKLY, HAVEN’T FOLLOWED ALL OF FRANKLY, HAVEN’T FOLLOWED ALL OF WHAT HE SAID ON THE ISSUE OF WHAT HE SAID ON THE ISSUE OF VENEZUELA. VENEZUELA. ALL I KNOW IS WHAT I SEE IN ALL I KNOW IS WHAT I SEE IN MADURO AND WHAT I BELIEVE WE MADURO AND WHAT I BELIEVE WE NEED TO DO, WHICH IS TO SUPPORT NEED TO DO, WHICH IS TO SUPPORT FREE AND FAIR ELECTIONS AND MAKE FREE AND FAIR ELECTIONS AND MAKE SURE THAT THE VENEZUELAN PEOPLE SURE THAT THE VENEZUELAN PEOPLE ARE ABLE TO GET THE HUMANITARIAN ARE ABLE TO GET THE HUMANITARIAN ASSISTANCE THEY NEED. ASSISTANCE THEY NEED. THE OTHER THING I POINTED OUT IN THE OTHER THING I POINTED OUT IN THAT ANSWER, CHUCK, WHICH WAS THAT ANSWER, CHUCK, WHICH WAS VERY SIGNIFICANT. VERY SIGNIFICANT. DONALD TRUMP LIKES TO ACT LIKE DONALD TRUMP LIKES TO ACT LIKE HE’S A FRIEND OF VENEZUELANS WHO HE’S A FRIEND OF VENEZUELANS WHO ARE HERE IN THE UNITED STATES ARE HERE IN THE UNITED STATES AND NEED TEMPORARY PROTECTED AND NEED TEMPORARY PROTECTED STATUS. STATUS. I WOULD SIGN AN EXECUTIVE ORDER I WOULD SIGN AN EXECUTIVE ORDER OR SUPPORT LEGISLATION TO OR SUPPORT LEGISLATION TO ACTUALLY GIVE TPS OR, TEMPORARY ACTUALLY GIVE TPS OR, TEMPORARY PROTECTED STATUS, TO VENEZUELANS PROTECTED STATUS, TO VENEZUELANS WHO NEED IT. WHO NEED IT. THAT’S SOMETHING THIS THAT’S SOMETHING THIS ADMINISTRATION HAS NOT BEEN ADMINISTRATION HAS NOT BEEN WILLING TO DO. WILLING TO DO. IT’S TAKEN A BIPARTISAN EFFORT IT’S TAKEN A BIPARTISAN EFFORT IN CONGRESS TO MOVE LEGISLATION IN CONGRESS TO MOVE LEGISLATION FORWARD. FORWARD. SO, AS BIG A GAME AS DONALD SO, AS BIG A GAME AS DONALD TRUMP TALKS, ESPECIALLY WHEN TRUMP TALKS, ESPECIALLY WHEN HE’S DOWN THERE IN FLORIDA HE’S DOWN THERE IN FLORIDA TRYING TO COURT THE SOUTH TRYING TO COURT THE SOUTH FLORIDA VOTE, HE HASN’T LIFTED A FLORIDA VOTE, HE HASN’T LIFTED A FINGER FOR THOSE VENEZUELANS FINGER FOR THOSE VENEZUELANS HERE THAT NEED HELP. HERE THAT NEED HELP.>>THE OTHER TEXAN IN THE RACE,>>THE OTHER TEXAN IN THE RACE, BETO O’ROURKE SAYING, YES, HE BETO O’ROURKE SAYING, YES, HE WANTS TO TAKE AR-15 AWAY AND WANTS TO TAKE AR-15 AWAY AND THAT IT’S TIME TO GET RID OF THAT IT’S TIME TO GET RID OF THEM. THEM. WHERE ARE YOU ON THIS IN WHERE ARE YOU ON THIS IN GENERAL? GENERAL? I’M CURIOUS AS A TEXAN, HOW WILL I’M CURIOUS AS A TEXAN, HOW WILL THIS PLAY IN TEXAS? THIS PLAY IN TEXAS?>>WELL, YOU KNOW, I STARTED>>WELL, YOU KNOW, I STARTED LAST NIGHT ONE OF MY ANSWERS BY LAST NIGHT ONE OF MY ANSWERS BY COMPLIMENTING CONGRESSMAN COMPLIMENTING CONGRESSMAN O’ROURKE BECAUSE I THINK HE’S O’ROURKE BECAUSE I THINK HE’S DONE A WONDERFUL JOB OF DONE A WONDERFUL JOB OF ARTICULATING THE FRUSTRATION AND ARTICULATING THE FRUSTRATION AND ALSO THE GRIEF AND SADNESS THAT ALSO THE GRIEF AND SADNESS THAT SO MANY AMERICANS HAVE HAD AFTER SO MANY AMERICANS HAVE HAD AFTER WHAT HAPPENED IN EL PASO, WHAT WHAT HAPPENED IN EL PASO, WHAT HAPPENED IN THE PERMIAN BASIN IN HAPPENED IN THE PERMIAN BASIN IN TEXAS AND OTHER PLACES. TEXAS AND OTHER PLACES. I SUPPORT, YOU KNOW, COMMON I SUPPORT, YOU KNOW, COMMON SENSE GUN SAFETY LEGISLATION SENSE GUN SAFETY LEGISLATION FROM UNIVERSAL BACKGROUND CHECKS FROM UNIVERSAL BACKGROUND CHECKS TO BANNING ASSAULT WEAPONS TO A TO BANNING ASSAULT WEAPONS TO A SEVEN-DAY WAITING PERIOD, A SEVEN-DAY WAITING PERIOD, A LICENSING REQUIREMENT. LICENSING REQUIREMENT. I’M WILLING TO HEAR THE I’M WILLING TO HEAR THE ARGUMENTS ON MANDATORY ARGUMENTS ON MANDATORY BACKGROUND CHECKS. BACKGROUND CHECKS. BUT I WOULD LIKE TO SEE US DO BUT I WOULD LIKE TO SEE US DO THOSE OTHER THINGS FIRST BECAUSE THOSE OTHER THINGS FIRST BECAUSE I THINK THAT WE CAN ACTUALLY GET I THINK THAT WE CAN ACTUALLY GET THOSE DONE. THOSE DONE.>>JULIAN CASTRO, I’LL LEAVE IT