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it's actually whole new detailed policy on the right to trans americans. that goes into effect. i will see you tomorrow i'll see you tomorrow night, now it's time for the last word with lawrence o'donnell. good evening. >> good evening, rachel. ron klain is our first guest tonight on his 100th day in the white house in the hardest job
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in washington. we will see how much she's edged in these hundred ayes. joining us, rachel, and this is a trivia question i don't expect anyone to know the answer to at the moment. the very first person who gave ron klain a job in politics the very first person to hire him will be joining us later in the hour. >> if book both ron klain and the person first hired him in politics for the same show? >> correct, yes. >> this is your life thing. >> and both of them have, they don't show a sign of h. since that 1984 losing campaign that ron klain was involved in. they have both survived that loss. and gone on to, you know, good
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careers. >> to say the least. [laughs] thank, you lawrence. >> thank you, rachel. joe biden is now 100 days into the hardest job of his life and white house chief of staff ron klain is now 100 days into the hardest job of his life. it's hard to see how it could possibly be going better for either one of them under the circumstances of having only a 50/50 senate and a small lead in the house. the biden harris white house at day 100 takes its place among the best run presidential ministration's in history at the 100-day mark. things could go wrong from here, but so far, there are no leaks from the biden white house, none about anything. and there are no scandals from the biden white house, about anything, the credit for the stability and professionalism of the white house staff goes to joe biden and ron klain, and
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the people they have hired to work in the white house. it's hard to imagine a biden harris administration being more successful at governing and their first hundred days. the biden harris administration pushed the biggest first piece of legislation by any president in history through congress and lawn and they did that and the most politically polarized congress of our lifetimes and while fighting a once in a century pandemic that presented the biggest peacetime logistical challenge in american history, how to deliver a lifesaving vaccine to 330 million people. >> our progress that these past hundred days against from the worst pandemics in history has been one of the greatest logistical achievements. logistical achievements this
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country has ever seen. >> 85%, pitched by president biden got the approval of 85% of the people watching that speech. joe biden used his first address to congress as president to give the country a dose of hope. >> a mass vaccination center in glendale, arizona i asked the nurse, i said, what's it like? she looked at me, she said, it's like every shot was giving a dose of hope, was her phrase. a dose of hope. >> the president said the country is simultaneously facing crisis and opportunity. joe biden sees each crisis we face from covid-19 to climate as an opportunity to create jobs. >> the american jobs plan will add millions of jobs. these are good paying jobs.
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the most important word when it comes to meeting the climate crisis, jobs. jobs. [applause] .obs for me, i think climate change, i think jobs. >> joe biden was in the audience as a senator in 1990, six when a democratic president facing a congress controlled by republicans said on the state of the union address, quote, the era of big government is over. that was in effect a rhetorical surrender to ronald reagan and his legacy as represented by the republicans listening to that state of the union address in 1996. last, night with some of those same republicans still in the room. joe biden directly attacked the
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reagan legacy and republican economics. >> 650 people increased their wealth by more than one trillion dollars during this pandemic. and they are now worth more than four trillion dollars. my fellow americans, trickle down economics is never worth it. it's time to grow the economy from the bottom and middle out. >> leading off our discussion tonight on this 100th day of the biden harris administration is white house chief of staff ron klain. ron, thank you very much for joining us tonight, we really appreciate it. >> lawrence, thanks for having me and for your curious viewers, alberta seeing senator ed markey on your show later on tonight. >> you ruined it! you earned it for us. okay, that's right. your first job in politics.
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i want to go to something senator scott said last night, criticizing the tax increases in the infrastructure proposal. let's listen to that. >> it's a liberal wish list, a big government waste, plus the biggest job killing tax hikes in a generation. experts say, when all is said and done, we would lower wages of average american workers and shrink our economy. >> joe biden said there are jobs more than i've ever heard any president addressing congress last night, and senator scott saying that tax hikes will be job killing in this legislation. >> respect for senator scott, and we look forward to working with them on police reform and other issues, but on this issue of the economic policy, it's just wrong. people have to take my word for it if they can take the record at least first hundred days. we put in place president
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biden's economic policy of working from the bottom up, and the middle out and the american rescue plan. what we have to show for it at the end of these hundred days? more jobs have been created in joe biden's first hundred days, and the first hundred days of any president on record in american history. now, the plans he put before congress, the american jobs plan in particular, experts say will create millions of jobs, jobs that can't be outsourced, jobs that will raise incomes, jobs that will create vast economic growth in this country, and most importantly, jobs that will enable americans to compete in this highly competitive world we face in the 21st century. >> i want to go to one other point that senator scott raised, and that is that you came into office when the tide had already turned on the covid-19 crisis. let's listen to that. >> this administration inherited a tide that had already turned. the coronavirus is on the run. thanks to operation warp speed
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and the trump administration, our country is flooded with safe and effective vaccines. thanks to our biden partisan work last, year job openings are rebounding. are you willing to share credit with the trump administration for the vaccine effort where vaccines were developed during the trump administration? >> i've always said, the trump administration deserves some credit for vaccine development. in terms of where the tide was when joe biden became, president before he became president, this country had 1 million people filed for unemployment. when he became president, 900, 000, we were losing people at the rate of 3000 to 4000 a day for covid. the two weeks before joe biden became president, more people died from covid than during the vietnam war. that's where the tide was when joe biden became president. we were not vaccinating people. fewer than 1% of seniors were fully vaccinated when joe biden
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swore the oath of office. today, that number is just 70% in 100 days. yes, the vaccines were developed, basically on signs that came along before donald trump became president, but how can you give the trump administration president for moving that along. the key thing is getting shots in peoples arms. getting the economy turnaround. that's what happened when joe biden became president, and that's what made so much progress in the past hundred days. >> the president last night guaranteed that no individual tax payer, who earns less than $400,000 a year, will face any tax increases in anything that the president -- is that for anything the president will propose in this term, or is it just for this one infrastructure bill? >> it's for anything the president will propose in this term. it's very specifically for the two pants he laid before tonight. in american jobs plan --
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plan. we can pay for this in the transformation they will bring for our economy. great jobs, competitiveness in the world, helping our families. needs a lot of people -- pay no taxes at all. asking the people at the very top, just the top 1% to pay the same rate they paid when george w. bush became president. these are very kind of modest tax increases that are consistent with a historical text rates we've seen in the recent past. we had basic restoration of fairness to our tax code. asic restowe can spare the midds in tax heights. make the investments we need to grow our academy. >> when we get to the 100 a mark, the only thing that matters is the next hundred days. let's talk about that. the president said he would like justice in policing act passed by may 25th. it's kind of a soft deadline.
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no way of enforcing that. is there any deadline that they have on the infrastructure royal package and -- joe manchin with republicans to try to find a compromise on infrastructure? >> i think we would like to see action on infrastructure over the summer. i would certainly expect action over the summer, we would like to get erupted when we could during the summer. i think we can. these issues have been debated in washington for decades. since the time you and i were young staffers on capitol hill, people of stood up and given speeches saying, we ought to build roads, we ought to improve our airports. nothing new about these ideas. what would be new would be doing something about. it there have been hearing, hearing, hearing, it's time for congress to finally get it together and act. the president laid out specific blueprints that help move that along. a way to pay for it that's fair and reasonable. we hope we can get bipartisan
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support. the president himself personally spoke to senator catheter today. i spoke last, week she's one of the leader republicans. obviously there's big differences between when she wants to do, what we want to. do we have encouraging conversation today. this doesn't have to take a long time. we need to put in the time. we need to put in the work. i think we can move forward on a bipartisan basis in the weeks ahead. >> and if you come to that crossroads where there is no bipartisan option, will you then try to go to do this in budget reconciliation, and will you chose -- to try to get joe manchin's corporation to go around with reconciliation for this? >> lawrence, i will not get into one ifs. we are starting on this journey. the president laid out the detail tonight in the state of the union. we believe it had a great conversation with senator capitol today. we had a lot of conversations with republicans in the house senate. more than 100 members of congress to the white house in these first hundred days. and the talk about this and
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other related issues. there is an opportunity to move this together in a bipartisan way. that's our focus. >> ron, when i was listening to that speech last night, it was the most simple and direct speech i have heard from a president in an address like that. barack obama, always delivered beautiful paragraphs of soaring rhetoric. the speech didn't have that, but it had very clear direct messaging. it was all about jobs. i have the feeling that in the writing when drafts were presented to the president, his note every time was more jobs, more jobs, more jobs. >> i think that -- that is jobs. that comes right from him from everyone who works for him. when he said to me this morning, he fell at home there in the house and senate. those are calling some him -- his he's worked with for
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decades. that conversational style is what you got last night. him conversing with people. talking with democrats and republicans about what they know to be true, they have an oversight needs. improving childcare system, -- there's nothing about that that hasn't been thought or talked about. the president stood there and had a direct conversation with his former colleagues, and the american people about finally moving forward on these long overdue needs. >> all right ron, before you go, let's take a look at what you said 100 nights ago at the end of your first half day in the white house. let's listen. >> white house chief of staff ron klain, thank you for joining us. one more thing before you go, how does it feel? you are at the end of your
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first full day as white house chief of staff, how does it feel? >> lawrence, i will be honest. i am dead tired. absolutely true. i am so excited though. >> so ron, at the end of 100, how does it feel? >> first of all, as a sign of our progress, i'm pleased to be here tonight not wearing a mask. we made enough progress in fighting covid that we don't have to wear masks outside anymore. that is one big difference from where we were 100 days ago. sure, i am exhausted. i have to say, i've never been so gratified to work with incredible teams, and incredibly historical diverse team of one -- men and women who come here every day who work their hearts out for the american people. we made a lot of progress, and in the next 100 days it could be more exciting. more progress on delivering the promises joe biden made in the next 100 days for the 2020 campaign. >> ron klain thank you very much for joining us at the end
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of your 100th exhausting day in the white house. we really appreciate you staying with us, appreciated. >> thank you lawrence, great to be here as always. >> thank you. coming up, we have breaking news from the washington post. tonight mayor rudy giuliani was warned by the fbi that he was being used by rushing agents operating in ukraine. that news comes the day after rudy giuliani's home in office were raided by the fbi. -- joins us next with federal prosecutor daniel goldman who served as counsel to the first impeachment investigation of donald trump. donald trump the looks ♪ ♪ let's make lots of money ♪ ♪ you've got the brawn ♪ ♪ i've got the brains... ♪ with allstate, drivers who switched saved over $700 click or call to switch it's a wishlist on wheels. a choice that requires no explanation. it's where safe and daring seamlessly intersect.
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the washington post also reports that ron johnson was known as a defensive briefing by the fbi, warning him he was being manipulated by disinformation from russian agents, trying to harm the presidential candidacy of joe biden. around 6 am yesterday, federal investigators armed with search warrants rated two locations in manhattan, the home and the office of rudolph giuliani who used to be in charge of federal criminal investigations in new york city before he was elected mayor of new york city. fbi agents seized cell phones and computers from rudolph giuliani. there is new reporting from the new york times tonight, quote, at least one of the warrants was seeking evidence related to murray and his role as ambassador to ukraine. in particular, the federal authorities where expected to scour the devices for communications between mr.
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giuliani and trump administration officials about the ambassador before she was recalled in april, 2019, one of the people added. maria bondage testified in the first halves impeachment investigation of donald trump. earlier today, time reported by the time federal investigators searched the manhattan home of rudy giuliani wednesday, they had amassed a trove of evidence from his associates in ukraine, focusing most intently on giuliani's ties to ukrainian oligarchs. three witnesses in the case told time. two of the witnesses say they were working with giuliani while cooperating talk with federal investigators. president biden told nbc's craig melvin that he learned about the raid of giuliani's home and office the same way we did. >> were you aware of that raid before it happened? >> i give my word, i was not. i made a pledge, i will not interfere in any way, order, or try to stop any investigations
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the justice department had. i learned about that last night when the rest of the world learned about it. my word. i had no idea this was underway. >> joining us, now democratic congressman of california. he served as house impeachment manager in the second impeachment trial of donald trump. congressman, i want to get your reaction to all of the moving parts of this story, and they are moving quickly over the last 24 hours. todd >> thank you, lawrence. the shock is beginning to bear off that rudy giuliani would be served with a search warrant relating to his work for donald trump. that being said, my first question is could this have taken place under the trump administration and as a former prosecutor, i can tell you time is of the essence in these investigations, especially with so many communications taking place now through electronic, especially with electronic encrypted devices as they
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could've done this six months ago or a year ago and they did not because trump officials win that greenlight, it would've given giuliani ample time to destroy evidence or to at least make it harder to find evidence. that question will be answered in preview of the judiciary committee. and second, lawrence, all say this, you do not go after an attorney, especially in attorney for the president of the united states with knowing the land mines around attorney-client communications unless you have the goods. i think we can probably conclude they've got the goods. >> let's listen to what ambassador yovanovitch said in her testimony to the impeachment inquiry. this is now a focus of the criminal investigation of rudy giuliani. inves tigation of rudy>> i do not und. giuliani's motives for attacking me. nor can i offer an opinion on whether he believes the allegations he spread about me.
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clearly, no one of the state department did. what i can say is mr. giuliani should have known those claims were suspect, coming as they reportedly did from individuals with questionable motives and with reason to believe their political and financial ambitions would be stymied by our anti-corruption policy in ukraine. >> and congressman, the post reporting tonight that indeed rudy giuliani was told by the fbi who he was really dealing with. >> and he didn't care, it didn't stop him, and he persisted, just like ron johnson in that same story also received a defensive briefing, and he didn't care, and he persisted with his investigations. the fish runs from the head down. if you believe the principal donald trump is okay with this, and his justice department is going to look the other way, why not continue to engage with the ukrainians and the russians to steering clear an ambassador
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who is fighting corruption to smear and clear he perceived to be your political opponent and candidate joe biden? i am heartened to see this justice department is going back and following the evidence. they should do him no favor because he was associated with the trump administration, and perhaps would want to slip this under the carpet. but they also should certainly not punish him because he was a political enemy. follow the law, and i think we will be better off, if that's the case. >> congress some, thank you for joining us tonight. really appreciated. thank you. joining us now is daniel goldman, he served as counsel to the first impeachment investigation of donald. trump is a former assistant u.s. attorney for the southern district of new york. daniel, that old job of yours, assistant u.s. attorney of new york, that's who was involved in this raid of rudy giuliani's apartment. what is your reaction to all of that that's coming out now in
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the southern district? >> i think it's pretty clear this is the parallel drifting rudy giuliani was doing while he was doing the political bidding of donald trump that led to trump's impeachment. i thought something marie ivanovich said there in her prepared opening remarks in the public hearing is very noteworthy, which is she could characterize the ukrainian officials the suspect ukrainian officials of having both political and financial interests. we heard that over and over as we were doing a ukraine investigation, that ordinarily, in ukraine, if there is corruption, and they are doing as much as they can to rid themselves of rampant corruption, there is a political component, and often a financial component. if rudy giuliani was as is reported tonight, and we have heard before, if he was notified of the trump
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administration was notified, as well as reported many months ago that the fbi believed rudy giuliani was being used for disinformation and he continue to do it as he did, it makes for a very compelling closing argument that kind of rights itself. which is that he knew this was bogus, he knew it was russian disinformation, and he didn't care, and you know why he didn't care? because he was getting paid by the ukrainians to do their bidding. so, it will be very interesting to see if the last piece of the puzzle is linking either financially or otherwise rudy giuliani to ukrainian officials say that he would fall under the statute that requires him to register with the department of justice if that occurs. i want to get your reaction as a former prosecutor and the federal district where rudy giuliani is now under investigation, to what's
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suspect rudy giuliani just said tonight on fox about this investigation. let's listen. >> whatever they said to you about what they are looking into? >> they haven't said anything. they want to explain to me what they are looking into for two years. we have called them -- they said what are you investigating, what can you address? just tell us about your whole life, that's ridiculous. i have to go as a lawyer on a search warrant. the search warrant is purportedly based on one single failure to file for representing a ukrainian national or official. >> so imagine you are in your old job, you are watching your suspect rudy giuliani on tv tonight, what goes through your mind? >> keep talking. [laughs] the more rudy giuliani talks
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the better it is for the prosecution and worse for his defense. rudy giuliani over the past couple of years has embarrassed himself with faulty segments and ignorance. he uttered yet another one today. on the search warrant he would've received, and only given this title of the statute. and would not have said it's based on one incident of this or that. based on the reporting after the last couple of days, the search warrant him for several different crimes that they are investigating, not just one. the reason why the southern district has not allowed rudy giuliani to come into their office and direct the interview of himself, is because he has proven himself over, and over and over again of being able to tell the truth. unless he's ready and willing to go into the southern district and tell the truth, they will not play nice in the sand box, and they will search his eye cloud, his emails, they will search his phone, and they
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will -- he will get no benefit of the doubt because he is unwilling to be cooperative. >> daniel goldman, your prosecutorial experience is invaluable to us on this case. thank you for joining us tonight. always appreciate it. >> thank you for having me. >> thank you. coming up, republican senator simcoe -- tim scott said last night that critics of the new georgia law are restricting verdicts and have not read that law. we will be joined next by two experts by georgia law who have read the new georgia voting law. those two will join us next.
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getting checks to people who would not have gotten them. if you ever wondered if elections make a difference, just remember what you did here in georgia when you elected ossoff and warnock. you began to change the environment. >> president biden spent his 100th day in office in georgia where he in the first lady visited with former president jimmy carter and former first lady are roslyn carter. vote voters who helped biden win the presidential election were thanked. >> dr. king and jon lewinsky, you know how precarious the right to vote. is in november, and then again in january, your vote changed the world. not just america, the world. instead of celebrating that, it's being attacked. more people voted for the
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president in 2020, then any time in american history, ever. they did it in the middle of a pandemic. you have seen what's happened here in georgia, states laws, it's just wrong, wrong. >> joining us now, lauren -- seen oh affair fight action. she managed the 2018 campaign for georgia. and latosha brown, cofounder of black voters member -- matter. senators last night in the response to joe biden said, that you critics of this new georgia law, have not read it. if you would just read it, you would love it. >> i think it's interesting that senator scott conveniently left out, even in his own assessment to what the realness
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is, i am questioning how much does he know? why was he intentionally not raising some of the issues that we raised. not only has he read the appeal -- it is agree just. as he knows, it is disingenuous of unfortunately he seems his ambition is better than his integrity. we know there is damage is there, all the way from literally making illegal criminalize nation -- to be the secretary of state prior to this was elected as a chair to oversee the election. that makes this ex official not a member. [inaudible] this is a strategy to multiply voters. >> this is what the georgia senator upstate said today on
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fox. this is someone who's position in the electoral process was changed by this law. he had no complaints about that today. let's listen. >> it's interesting that it came to georgia after he convinced the major league baseball to move out of georgia, moved to dane >> -- denver which cost as $100 million. have georgia so bad, what is he doing here? >> lauren, the secretary state of georgia does not think the president should come to georgia now. >> well the secretary of state is trying to distract from the fact that his party fomented ally around voter farm. distributed that live for paid operations, and then fomented and caused and metastasize that law into insurrection. and later when his colleagues were around georgia and the country, it was tuesday the
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runoff, wednesday the insurrection, monday state land -- >> legislative session. that was the order of operations. 300 bills start moving through the legislator to placate insurrectionists, and nip and tuck, and bite, and do a horrible series of laws all over the country to make it harder to vote, and criminalize lawful behavior. strip his power, and we see this metastasize literally an hour before it went on the show, lawrence, a georgia ally -- size bill got through the legislator on georgia. water bans. making it harder to vote by mail. here's the thing, we are literally fighting the republican party that's been taken over by voter fraud and friction -- lies. they will do anything to distract and confuse around it. the advocacy in organizing that verify, black voters matter,
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what they are working for is working. we are gonna fight the criminalization terms. we are gonna turn up to vote like never before. it is working around the country. they were trying to ban every single drop box in florida. advocates said, heck no. election officials said heck no. we preserve drop boxes in florida. we are in a fight for our very democracy. i don't want your watchers to lose hope. the pressure is working. this is the fight of our lives. we will keep going. keep fighting. >> let tasha, you said to voters that are trying to suppress your vote, we need to turn up. they did turn out, after they turned, out these legislators have gone back and again tried to suppress the vote. tried to make voting more difficult. do you know have to go back to
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people and say, we know voting is more difficult, but we need you to do it and here's how we will help you? how do you keep going back to voters who are in effect, being pushed away from the polls. >> there is a civil rights songs that -- then historically spoke to racism that's part of the voting process in this country. black voters should actually use their power, but usually there's a backlash. in a country that's racist, -- when they've underestimated is the power of organized power, we never stop talking to our people. we are literally putting on the pressure. the runoff election was designed to marginalize black voters, even in this particular appeal they shut down the time for nine weeks, now there's only four weeks. we are gonna use the four weeks, we won't stop there.
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this is predicated on a big lie. we will organize and come back harder, stronger, we are resilient and more committed. >> latosha brown, and lauren, thank you for joining us tonight. >> thank you lawrence. >> coming up, only one person who i have heard use the word jobs in the same sentence with climate as much as joe biden does. this guy does it with the boston accent. senator and markey will join us next. next ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ back in black ♪
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title, the american jobs plan. the only person i have ever heard use the word jobs and climate together as much as joe biden does, is our next guest who also happens to be the person who hired ron klain for ron klain's very first job in politics. he wrote this note to ron klain. to the best campaign manager in ed markey's or anyone else is senate campaign, there is no one else i would have wanted running those final ten days in september. l of course, if the final days f your campaign or in september, that means you lost in the democratic primary. joining us now, the first person in history to lose a campaign run by -- senator ed markey. thank you for joining us. >> actually, to clarify, i didn't run.
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so, the reality wise, if i had run, ron klain would've been the perfect person. unfortunately, i decided i would rather be the chairman of the energy and environment community in the house of representatives. so, i did not run in 1984. although, ron klain was by legislative staff director, and brilliant at it. he was the campaign manager also for the race i decided not to compete. >> that's the kind of campaign i can run. the one you actually don't run. and that would be the one i can do. senator, when you were in the house in the 19 eighties, and certainly the end of the 19 eighties, the last big infrastructure bill was done in 1991 with that democratic congress with you in the house. senator mana handover in the senate in the environment public works committee was very
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proud of the title of the big committee. it was the intermodal transportation inefficiency act which took on the name ice tea. that's the way these kinds of bills used to be named. now, joe biden, is the american jobs bill. it's amazing that it took that long to describe this kind of legislation. >> well, ultimately, a climate bill. the kind of climate bill that joe biden is proposing is going to be the greatest blue-collar, job creation engine in our country into generations. carpenters, electrician, its roof or's, that is who will be installing the solar's, the wind, the electric vehicles, the plug in hybrids. the battery storage technologies. we have in every building
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across the country to the highest energy standards all blue collar workers. ultimately, joe biden ayes right on the message. that's what it's all about. just like all the rest of us, he is targeting it. not at the ridge, but at those who have suffered in our society, wondering whether or not there will be a brighter future. the climate bill that joe biden is proposing, is that job creation engine. >> he did speak to director of voters and workers last night and said some of you are wondering, is this bill for me, or does it leave me out? you won a piece of the gala -- boston globe for what you are calling a civilian climate core. in it, you propose that people who join it would have access to financial grants of $25,000
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per year of service up to $50,000 to either pay down student loan debt or pay for higher education. they would earn at least $15 an hour, we see full medical coverage, and have access to other services such as childcare. this is obviously targeted at recent college graduates and others younger in the workplace. how do you think you can make that work? >> the most popular part of fdr's programs in the 1930s was the civilian concentration corps. 1 million young men who went out and did great things for our country, like the works in progress administration well that we are still proud of and benefiting from today. this ability and climate war will do the same thing. this time, it won't just be restricted to white young men. we put this out there for men and women of any race in our country, and give them the opportunity to not just begin a
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job, but a career in this new field that will open up dramatically. and to give them the kind of salary, on the one hand, and financial assistance to go to college. fion the other, they would wish to use this opportunity to take advantage of it in that direction as well. from my perspective, so many great things can be done in our country in order to meet our climate objections. we can just create this climate of core, of young people who go out there and work to the idealism that the sunrise movement, the college campuses, high school campuses all across this country have demonstrated. and their desire to solve this crime -- climate crisis into dual wall being paid, and given an opportunity to get an education. >> joe biden scored an 85% approval rating for his speech last night, just the speech. i think you and i know, we have
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never heard a president used the word jobs more in a speech like that. you have to assume there is some relationship between how often he drilled home the notion of jobs, and the approval of that speech. >> this is jobs, jobs, jobs. that's what the biden plan is going to create in our country. again, they are blue cow -- colin jobs, largely. they are for those people, as joe said last night, who work with their hands. we can put all of them to work in our country, in all 50 states. not just the states that have fossil fuels in them, but every state. to put them to work, installing this new environmental and energy technologies for the 21st century. i think case message resonates to 85%, because people understand that he cares about
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them, their families, their abilities to provide for themselves, and their children. >> senator ed markey, thank you for joining us tonight. from joe biden, i want to thank you, give you his thinks, ensuring his thanks to get ron klain started in politics. >> ron klain is absolutely doing a fantastic job as chief of staff. our country is fortunate. >> thank you very much, senator. >> thank you. >> we will be right back. right back by inventing a revolutionary pad, that's incredibly thin. because it protects differently. with two rapiddry layers that overlap, where you need it most. for strong protection, that's always discreet. it's time to question your protection. it's time for always discreet. cell phone repair. did you know liberty mutual customizes your car insurance
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