Trump insists "economy is doing really well" despite warning signs that the economy is not doing well; Ivanka and Jared publicly missing in action amid Trump's claim that Jewish Democrats are "disloyal to Israel"; 18 states, DC look to block new Trump Adm
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Let's go out front good evening everyone. I'm kate baldwin in for erin burnett out front tonight. Ignore the warning signs. That's the message from the president tonight. Who insists today quote. The economy is doing really well and he says the reason it's not breaking records. The federal reserve even still there is no reason to worry according to one of the the president's top economic advisers here i myself. I don't see it in the foreseeable future ivars the i can see no now. We are optimistic about the economy. I guess it all comes down to what your definition of the foreseeable future is. We'll get to that. Maybe another day americans may not be as optimistic though as team trump and it may be starting to show just look at this new poll from the associated press and the university of chicago. The president's approval oval rating is down to thirty six percent. That's the lowest. It's been since january sixty. Six percent of americans say the country is headed in the wrong direction and when it comes to the the economy less than half approve of the way he's handling it and there's more trouble signs for the first time in nearly a decade america's manufacturing sector shrank and there's a major correction direction revision to what has been a bright spot in the economy under president trump jobs numbers the labor department now says between april of two thousand eighteen and march of this this year there were half a million fewer jobs created than originally thought so while the president is saying everything is great others are saying it's the source behind behind his erotic behavior of late according to the new york times. Let me show you this former president. Former trump administration officials they write in recent days said they were increasingly acing lee worried about the president's behavior also suggesting that it stems from the economy. What behavior do you ask look here. I am the chosen one. I thought that the prime minister stated that it was absurd that was it was an absurd idea was nasty. You don't talk to in the united states that way. I think that if you vote for a democrat you're very very disloyal to israel and to the jewish people that was outsmarting so russia outsmarted president obama the doctors will coming out of the operating room. There will hundreds and hundreds of people all over the you couldn't even walk on on and nobody's done the job done. Boris sanchez is out front at the white house for us the white and the white house tonight still arguing arguing. There is nothing to see here with the economy. Yeah that's right kate. The message from the administration so far is that everything is fine despite ominous signals to the contrary sorry you saw there. The director of the national economic council larry cudlow is here on the north lawn of the white house short while ago he was saying that a recession was not in the foreseeable future. I i asked him about that report that you mentioned that the manufacturing sector shrunk for the first time in nearly a decade. He said he wanted to take a closer. Look at the numbers in that report that he wasn't wasn't concerned about it. He said the same thing about that. Revision that you mentioned from the bureau of labor statistics suggesting that the job market was actually <hes> substantially weaker than they had initially initially estimated. He said that he wasn't concerned about that either that he wanted to take a look at the fine print the president is aware of all this information. He's had discussions with aids. According to sources sources about how the economy could potentially impact is twenty twenty chances specifically this ongoing trade war with china just yesterday. He tried to distance himself a bit from it saying that it's not his trade war with china even though we called himself as you saw the chosen one he also sort of scoffed at dismissed the idea of payroll taxes taxes pursuing that as a potential way to push off any kind of economic slowdown just a short while ago. Larry cudlow said that it's something that the administration has been working on for some time he he called a tax cuts two point oh and effectively said that they weren't imminent that it's something that they would likely put more out into the public about going into the twenty twenty campaign season kate. Maybe it'll come out in the foreseeable future greg zebras. Thank you so much. I'll out front now. White house correspondent for american urban radio networks april ryan moody's zanoletti chief economist mark zandi c._n._n. Senior political reporter nia malika henderson april what are you hearing is the economy causing the president's radic behavior. Yes yes and yes <hes> you know this president has been touting a great economy <hes> and and and this is his the cornerstone <hes> since i guess since the very beginning almost of his administration for people to feel that he should win reelection that he is is firmly planted <hes> for the american public and he's working for them but indicators nontraditional indicators are saying something different and he's having a hard time trying to marry <hes> this great economy with what it looks like for the american public particularly the grass roots and i i heard from members of congress when they come back on september ninth. They're going to deal with the issue of the economy something that the president is not going to want to deal with especially as they are going to highlight the fact that there is a deficit <hes> that is expected to be a trillion dollars by the end of the fiscal year also the fact that they want to find ways to pay for the things now and reduce the the tax credit and other things and deal with trade particularly the tariffs to try to help fix correct this economy before for gets out of control so the president is erratic now but come september september nine when they start focusing in on the economy. He might get worse than what he is. Now count me as skeptical and i'm happy to eat my words. If all of the sudden a bunch of deficit hawks just start showing up on capitol hill that will be crazy there mark mark zandi thinks about that quite a bit the new york times though reporting that we talked about just a sec. I mentioned earlier that there's this growing concern by former trump administration officials about the way hey that the president is acting. Here's the thing if folks inside the administration inside. The white house are concerned. What do they do about it torretta to know right. I mean if you think about kind of the trajectory of the folks surrounding of this presidency. It's very much thinned-out over the last month or so he he came in with a pretty pretty good team robust team and since then folks have left. There's been all sorts of turnover in not other replacements. If you think about somebody like john kelly replacement not as strong personality not somebody who had this sort of stature to challenge you this presidency even though john kelly in some ways could be criticized for maybe not challenging the president also that's where i think that the staff in the country finds themselves president without the guard rails that he initially had did serve to curb some of his instincts as public instances public comments and so now i think you have a situation where the president really doesn't have a filter in-in you have this kind of fear factor of the economy what what was different about this president if you think back to his inaugural speech was very clear about the kind of economy that he wanted to see right he talked about out of the tombstones of all of these shuttered factories all across the country and he really targeted the manufacturing sector or something he would revive the steel industry the coal industry. If you look at the data here about those manufacturing jobs they're not really coming back and you do see some layoffs and some of these big industries steel steel workers for instance coal still struggling so in that way if you think about those states places like pennsylvania places like wisconsin places like ohio iowa and michigan you go to those states and there isn't some sort of rebirth of manufacturing in the way that this president promise in very specific ways like imagine. It's something something that he is worried about because you know it matters in those folks lives these promises that he made them and not necessarily a come into fruition and it matters how you feel how your personal personal economy feels and that is that is that really where the tough spot is mark the president and folks around him but the president specially has been working overtime this week to to try to to shrug off the concerns and fears of a recession and an economic downturn listen to this. Our economy is the strongest in the world the far nothing even close. We're very far from recession. I don't see a recession but news listing out some of those troubling signs minds. You've got the labor department revision in terms of job growth and jobs numbers. What is all of this show. You mark will real economic. Growth is slowing a sharply manufacturing is now <hes> arguably in recession output declined last month. It's lower than it was was a year ago and you can connect the dots right back to the trade. The trade war is really doing a lot of damage to the global economy. The president is right that the us economy is doing better than the rest of the world but the rest of the rules pretty close to recession if not in recitals relative in this yeah exactly the the value of the dollar is up so exports declining and obviously manufacturers rely very heavily on selling what they produce to the rest of the world. Here's a dark irony and all of this. I mean the <music> <hes> the trade war of the terrorists were supposed to help manufacturing but the in fact what's happening is it's pushing it into recession and now the damage is spreading out so you pointed pointed to the <hes> to the employment statistics revision down in <hes> in the employment gains <hes> those revisions were big surprisingly big and very broad based not only manufacturing revise down construction leisure hospitality retailing <hes> healthcare education and so the economy is weakening and if the president doesn't stand down on the street were pretty soon <hes> recession risks are going to be awfully high by this time next yeah in april over the long term president trump's approval rating since he's taken office. I mean one thing we know. It's it is remained remarkably consistent. It's not where you anyone wanted to. Any president would want to be but it is consistent. Though there have been like the last three approval rating polls we've seen we are seeing we have seen it dip in for very president. I often wonder who is obsessed with polls. Is this adding to him. Lashing out not only is he obsessed with polls else. He's obsessed with himself <hes> yes. This is some of the reason why he's lashing out. I mean when his own <hes> television network that he prefers refers fox news says things that democratic polls are saying and he's actually saying look this is this is not right. You need to recheck this. There's a problem <hes> you know. This is a there's an independent free press in this nation. This is not russia. This is not china. That's what makes us different and this president is very upset with the fact that his numbers are slipping. He is the emperor with the new clothes and i don't know if you wanna watch him. Walk down the street naked but <hes> at this point. This president has a hard time facing reality. <hes> people are tired of the reality show. The reality is if i don't have money me and my pocket. If you're talking against my religion my culture there's a problem so his numbers are slipping for the reasons that he's created nia that president trump and his advisors they do continue to blame for any problem worry they have the economy the fed chairman <hes> and also the president is now going going back to blaming president obama. At what point do you think the white house or any this white house any white house. No longer can pass the blame. I mean the only i mean to obama i mean he owes a bouquet of flowers right. I mean he was handed. A pretty good economy obviously talked down in folks who voted voted for him believed that he could turn it around but i think the unemployment four point seven percent when he took off so that's a pretty a healthy economy. I think it was obviously juiced up with those a tax cut in some of that in zandi can talk to this more than i can but some of that's obviously a waning but you know i think he's got to figure out sort of what's next. I think there will also is this other dynamic of its first post muller phase of his presidency i in so there you know he was obsessed with muller are and the russia probe and now he's got a lot of time on his hands. He had really obviously likes where the economy was. The stock market was booming and now he's got you know uh-huh faced with the idea that could be a recession in congress. It's sort of used all of its tools in its toolbox and facing this big deficit as well. That's really very interesting observation. Thanks so much really appreciate it. Thank you out front next jared and a vodka both presidential advisers who have no problem speaking out when they want to so why are they staying silent after this controversial comment. 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Israel and the jewish the people those comments widely criticized as playing into an antisemitic trope of accusing jews of dual loyalties something that has been used for a long long long time to belittle jews out front now keith boykin former clinton white house aide and rob ask a member of president trump's two thousand twenty reelection advisory council council guys thanks for being here keith ivanka trump are known to be strategic in how they weigh in and how they give advice to the president and we know that that definitely isn't always done publicly as no one should expect it to when they disagree or need to course correct the president but why do you think they're choosing to stay silent on this because it often leaks out yeah i mean i think <hes> i don't have any special into ivanka trump's brain or what she's thinking thinking or her relationship with her dad but i think i think it's all selective she chooses to speak out when she feels that it's in her interest to do so and then she often does so privately services louis c. leaks the story to a friendly reported that she actually didn't agree with something that trump did but only when it's incredibly unpopular and she realizes that it's not to her benefit for her brand to do so but on most occasions she's not inclined to speak out against her father. Even as their father makes antisemitic statements to the public even as he calls himself the second second coming of god even as it says he's a king of israel even as it looks to the skies and says i am the chosen one ivanka remained silent in the midst of all the chaos depite the trump administration. What are you thinking well. They're on vacation. Let's start with that on a family vacation of wyoming and she's putting that on instagram and i think if you go back in time time on some of the controversial things are back though and regardless when you're working in the white house i talked to any ministration i i know i know but you you know they. They're entitled to downtown and if you look at her twitter account she listener bio mother daughter sister wife wife and third and fifth is adviser to the president so cough young. That's not the reason the reason is they have a life with kids and they're trying to raise their kids and so she's not going to comment on everything publicly. Excuse me if she has something to say to her dad. She says it in private and i think that's the relationship that it should be but some of these folks inside the white house have conceded to c._n._n. That they think when it comes to this disloyalty remark it went too far. I mean it has been widely criticized as you know that allied. I'm antisemitic. Don't you agree. I think isn't that a crisis moment in the white house. I don't think he should have said things like that. I think he's got to be really careful with how he chooses his words but i think what he meant to say is and this is true and this is true that traditional democratic bloc voters african americans hispanics jewish voters. You really need to start looking at an alternative and that attorney is the republican party and this president because of what has happened for groups across the spectrum. Everyone is doing better than they were three years ago. Oh and that's the argument is people. Doing incidents have increased economics since became president our people doing better when when people were chanting in charlottesville chanting jews will not replace us in the president is morally ambiguous threatening. These people might be very fine people how are doing better when there's a shooting a mass shooting at the synagogue in pittsburgh and the president blames the synagogue for not having guards there to protect themselves. How are people doing better when the president is tweeting antisemitic tropes loops calling hillary clinton antisemitic and and the and kevin mccarthy and the g._o._p. Are also engaged in the same things attacking tom steyer george soros and mike bloomberg how are people doing better than when we consistently see anti-semitism and racism bigotry from the president of the republican party. You're talking about to leave in those kind of things whatever when i was what i was talking about and what i meant of course and i think what he means by this is look. You need to look at a different perspective. You need to look at a different party because you've been voting democrat for a long long time and you know what it's time you give it definitely it is very clear what the president's trying to do is to label the democratic party as antisemitic. He's trying to definitely a problem. There's no question about that. It was the temperatures harassment members have been called out from within the party about antisemitic really haven't been called the problem the leadership leadership they have thick. May i please pose the question right or wrong. What he's trying to do is to label. The democratic party is as antisemitic addict. Disloyal remark is is shows that in and of itself do you think do you worry that it can actually have an impact on on the party. Well no because i mean first of all. There's any fixed principal in our constitutional system it is that the president united states is not to determine religious litmus test for people and you certainly can't set a litmus test that decides that if you don't agree with a particular governmental particular administration that means you disloyal to your country or you're not being. You're not being a good member of your faith secondly. The democrats have won the jewish vote in every presidential election. Since the creation of the state of israel in nineteen forty eight hillary clinton got seventy one percent of the vote barack. Obama obama got seventy eight percent of the vote. There was no indication of that trend is going to discontinue especially when you have an anti semite and the white house who refuses to do anything when when win anti-semitic incidents are on the rise in his own administration well. That's projection right now. You've got a cancer growing in the halls of congress members of the democratic democrat party. Some democratic jewish leaders have certainly spoken out against what they've seen and unfortunately though when it really came to the rubber meeting the road they they would not specifically condemn them in their congressional. We'll say does not help as we leave it here. It does not help though for republican party hearing what you do hear here from president atop really quick because i'm curious. Do you think jared kushner nevada trump. Do you think they have the kind of way that people try to say that they do with their with the president's son-in-law and daughter would definitely. I think they talk in private. They should again and your and your father used uh-huh brands public. That's just not fair to expect next new york's attorney general filing a lawsuit against the trump administration one every two weeks why she says she's not about to back down plus the c._e._o. 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New tonight president trump facing yet another legal challenge over his administration's immigration policies this time a new rule that could allow for expedited deportations of undocumented immigrants attorneys attorneys general from eighteen states in washington d._c. Urging federal court to stop the administration in its tracks on this this is just days after multiple states also sued to block doc another move by the administration to limit legal immigration that rule making it much easier to deny green cards or visas for applicants who are seen as poor or having little education out front now as new york's attorney general latisha james who's involved in both of these legal challenges attorney general. Thank you so much for being here. Thank you for having me. I if i can ask hubei's de deportations. Why are you challenging. This rule of version of this rule has been on the books for years. Tommy so expedited deportations have been on on the books for a some time <unk> apply to individuals who who were one hundred miles from the border <hes> and individuals who have been in in our country for less than fourteen days. They've expanded it to include all individuals all individuals who are undocumented across the nation in in addition to that they will deny them due process rights. I believe in the constitution i believe in <hes> equal protection under the law and its value that i hold dearly and so i will not sit idly by while the constitution trampled upon and so it's really critically important that i along with my democratic attorney generals that we stand up and defend the constitution and we need to defend the law aw and we also defend marginal a marginal in vulnerable populations. It's also important to understand that we just recently filed a lawsuit against this administration with respect to the public charge ruled aw again individuals who seek to come to this country who need a hand up not a hand out and individuals who obviously need temporary assistance non-cash assistance for a limited period of time the public charge rule has been on the books for a long period of time decades long rule but in a change in the rule again would deny visas and what did i green green cards to individuals who need assistance. It's important that everyone understand that the best and the brightest should not only apply to those with money. It should apply to all of us. Your office has filed seventeen lawsuits against the administration <hes> in the eight months since you've a little over eight months since taking office you're also continuing civil lawsuit <hes> <hes> against the trump foundation and investigated the trump organization seventeen lawsuits that amount of time is a lot why so many seventeen lawsuits one every two leaks and since two thousand seventeen we have filed the office of attorney general and state of new york filed over sixty eight lawsuits and again it's because we are heated to defend the constitution and stand up <hes> for the rule of law and to again reiterate into and to stress that no one is above the law including the most powerful person in this country <hes> and across <hes> <hes> across the world and so it's really critically important that we underscore our values <hes> and that we stand up for the law in the equal opportunity and <hes> under the law and for justice as a whole and to stand up for the constitution to stand up for those individuals without voice president trump clearly taken notice. I wanna play. I'm sure you've heard it but for reviewers something that he said i was at a rally just last week. Listen to this. All new york likes to do is sumi. They liked to sue me me. They're always doing i said which lawyers handling that case now they sue me for everything so they can try to stop us by any any means possible and in a court filing earlier this year from attorneys for the trump foundation they said quote that you ran ran on an anti the trump campaign where you express grave antipathy an animus toward mr trump madam attorney general. Is this a vendetta. No by no means the office is not politicize the office based on facts and the rule of law and it's really critically important that individuals understand that and what we are trying to do is protect vulnerable and marginalized engine allies populations and stand up for the constitution and i will not sit idly by while the constitution is being trampled upon and and so it's really critically important that again we use the law both that's a sward nisa shield <hes> the president referred to me as a bludgeoning <hes> bludgeoning him and i sorta take that as a compliment the reality is again again the law should be used to she'll those who need protection and that's exactly what i am doing and standing up for the rights of new yorkers all concerned with with so many legal challenges what losing any one of them would mean in terms of giving president trump ammunition if you lost one of these cases so i think it's important that everyone everyone understand we have stood up on behalf of women on behalf of reproductive rights. We have stood on a we've stood up on behalf of the environment with stood up on behalf of immigrants. We stood up on the on behalf of against housing discrimination on a wide range of issues. We continue <hes> to use the law as a means to address wrongdoings and this administration nation has consistently and repeatedly roll back all the progress that we've made in this nation including but not limited to standing up to defend the affordable care act at a time when individuals are facing bankruptcy <hes> when they are faced with rising <hes> healthcare bills and it's so it's important that we have an attorney general who understands that the rule of law applies as to all of us and that i have a duty obligation to protect the interest in the rights of new yorkers the law applies to all of us yes but as we learned from the mueller investigation instigation for one it is basically impossible to charge a sitting president. Do you expect president trump to face charges in new york once he leaves office breath so again my issue again is making sure that the law is enforced and so <hes> as we <hes> investigate <hes> the trump foundation for example the trump foundation was formed at the nonprofit laws of the state of new york and and there have been individuals who have come to our office <hes> to raise some questions with respect to the trump foundation as whether and so we are looking into those <hes> allegations <hes> and ensuring that in fact <hes> the beneficiaries are protected the assets are protected and that individuals who contribute due to the fa- the trump foundation are doing it in a way that is consistent with the law and so all that we are doing is following the law and making sure that the law is enforced and at the <hes> an underscoring the point that law applies to all of us and i'm believing in this simple concept of justice and equality for law under our constitution seventeen cases in the four in the eight months yes does this trend continue under the opposite. Attorneys are all depends upon this administration. If this administration continues to roll back all the progress that we have made it in the nation if this administration continues to trample upon the constitution if this administration continues <hes> again <hes> to violate the rights of boehner marginalized populations than the office of attorney general we'll do what we must do and that is defend the law amateur donald. Thank you for coming in. Thank you really appreciate your time. Thanks so much thank you out front next overstock ceo out after divulging his romantic relationship with accused russians russian agent did he get caught up in russia's attempt to influence the election and we take you to the epicenter of buddha gis campaign strategy right now hi everyone. It's poppy harlow. Hope you are soaking up this summer son. 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Of the major online retailer overstock dot com has resigned in the wake of his newly reveal romantic relationship with accused russian agent maria putina who's currently serving eighteen months in jail patrick byrne recently shared publicly that he was involved with a a free three years. His comments triggered a steep decline in overstock stock price last week which surge then more than ten percent today on news of his exit out front now a sara murray sarah. What do we know about this relationship between these two kate. Obviously this is a very weird story. You can imagine you know the c._e._o. Has now come forward and and said they he said in an interview with the new york times they actually met at freedom fest which is a libertarian confab in las vegas. They struck up this romantic relationship that lasted for three years and at some point burs started providing the f._b._i. With information about maria boutin a- about their relationship he now is saying that he i believe that this was some kind of deep state effort at politic- political espionage although he's not offering any proof to back that up now as maria bettina. It's unclear exactly what she wanted out of this relationship with burn. She was trying to make inroads with political groups including the national rifle association. She was trying to meet powerful people l. and ultimately she ended up pleading guilty to failing to register as a foreign agent. She's spending eighteen months behind bars right now. She's in prison in tallahassee slated to get out in october and and obviously all of this buzz around patrick burns relationship with her. You know his claims that this is some kind of deep state effort really unsettling to investors and ultimately inspired him to step aside absolutely thank you sarah is curious always has been maria boutin. I'm thank you so much out front now. Seeing a national security analyst steve hall was the former c._i._a. Eighteen of russia operations steve if dana was working as a russian agent if what would make burn a target well. This is sort of confirmation. If you will in my view is to the fact that rib was indeed part of an intelligence operation that was run by the russians i looking at the two thousand sixteen elections and then onward but you know if you look at it from the russian perspective from boutin filter she comes from a country russia that is ruled by autocrat vladimir putin who surrounds himself self for the bunch of really powerful guys that are known as oligarchs so when she comes to the united states with er tasking being do you need to look for important people in the u._s. System to plug into so that we understand better and maybe even influence what's happening in the united states. She's looking for an american oligarch so she reaches out to a number of different people. She was very active in one of the people. All the cheap makes contact with is the ceo of overstock and begins a relationship with him. This is exactly what the kremlin would have wanted her to do. Because you know big big companies companies big ceos have influence in the united states and that's what the russians were interested in doing influencing politics and other events in the united states so she was successful in interesting. I also wanna ask you steve about a report out of russia. We're finally starting to learn more about the highly secretive botched nuclear missile tests. Yes that killed at least five people. The kremlin is now denying a report from russian newspaper that a radioactive isotope was found in muscle tissue of one of the doctors who was treating eating some of the some of the folks that were injured. The more we hear the worse it sounds. What does this sound like to you. Well with this sounds like to me is is typical goal kremlin and russian spin of any situation. Look i think one thing we can be fairly certain of and this is not because anybody's a russia phobic because we don't like vladimir putin hooton or any of those things but it's simply based on russia's track record is that if they say five people were injured or killed then we have to multiply that at least by a factor of ten if not more it to get better idea i mean if you go back to the accident which bears a lot of eerie similarities as to what's going on right now. In in in our gone goals in the northern part of russia trump we see this pattern one thing that we can be sure that russia will do and the ladimir putin will do when when he's confronted with situations like this will deny everything he'll make counter-accusations counteract and he will simply refuse to admit that there's anything it all going on. This is a real chip on the shoulder that the russians have on their nuclear and scientific programs and they we are very very concerned about what they look like in the international world when something goes wrong yeah. That seems to be one thing clear here for sure steve. Thank you so much out front next. I'm going to take you inside mayor pete buddha judge and his make or break strategy to remain a top candidate plus. The man who paved the way for the designers dressed first lady michelle obama tonight the fight for twenty twenty democrat candidate booted trying to win over voters in a key swing state running ads on pandora and spotify as college students return to school well in new hampshire. Listen spotify. I'm me repeat budgets from south bend indiana and i'm running for president because our country's running out of time time but it's not too late but it is also making moves in iowa as he tries to regain momentum there. Phil mattingly is out front. Biography can grab attention. I'm definitely the only left-handed episcopalian maltese american gay war veteran and the race so i got that going for me. A message can create energy and raise money. Are you ready to turn the page and start a new chapter in the american story but it's here in homes like this just eight miles away from the iowa state capitol where campaigns live or die so we just want to rethink how you guys think about campaigning and how you think a campaign eighteen is done and this is just the beginning we're going to do this. It was the bio harvard graduate rhodes scholar military veteran maher that along with this in in town hall hall. We would be well served if washington started to look more like our cities and towns rather than the other way around sint pete buddha judge from nowhere pulling at one percent sent in march and the c._n._n. Des moines register iowa poll to a blowout twenty five million dollar second quarter fundraising number and firmly into the top five of democratic democrat primary candidates well. It's been a rocket ship but buddha juges rocketship moment at least according to the polls has passed in now. The campaign is under under pressure to turn that early rise and big cash into the type of operation that can win. This is the stage where i think the campaign is really to be one because now we have people people on the ground forming the interpersonal relationships that are the stuff of of good politics especially in a place like island and it's looming in caucus is ground zero for those efforts he'd with seven visits in the last seven weeks and a rapidly growing organization compared prepare to his competitors who have spent a year or more building their organizations buddhadev his campaign launched lean and minimal is just reaching full strength in the state with more than sixty staffers but it's the campaigns volunteers who are key to their strategy so there was a house party. Dallas county didn't know anybody pam a._m. Kenyon a democrat who's never actively volunteered on a campaign before is the prototype for that effort. He held the room and i wanted more and and i signed up and i was invited to do some phone banking which i did immediately the next week and the week after that and the week after that and then there was another house party i just i couldn't get enough with money. Media and more than five months to the caucasus budejovice has staying power in the race. Even if for the moment the polling has has hit a plateau you need to have that kind of army of people who can spread the message and often they find ways that i wouldn't have even thought of to describe what's at stake and why this candidacy matters explaining what this campaign needs to out it creates a whole new way to bring it home that just <hes> multiplies what i need to do for the podium or internet case. There's no question the buddha jewish campaign has the money and the organization to be in the race for the long haul but the big question is whether or not the long-haul can actually turn into a victory that victory may well lie but those volunteers and their relationships kate. Thanks so much great to see you out front next from jackie-o studio fifty four. It's the new c._n._n. Film about one of the most influential designers when you think studio fifty four you have to also think of designs by halston the fashion icon dress stars like elizabeth taylor and bianca jagger jagger ahead of the news c._n._n. Film about halston aaron sat down with celebrity stylist josie to remember the man the legend but first. Here's a look at the film success. Oh sure it's fan in it's not fun and as my mother says it's the price you have to pay the most successful individual in the history of american fashion halls costing costing. I'm most in new york. He's clues dan street. Bolton felt that he had to design. Everything rug shays perfume shoes bags. He came it came right out front now fashion journalist and former creative director of elle josie so look if people a sense of halston right i mean he was an all american hero from the cornfields of iowa originally right as he said moves to new york new york becomes a superstar in fashion reminders. It was how famous he was. How influential for people who see that and say wow. I didn't know i mean he really wasn't all american boy. His roy halston frowick from demoines wins iowa. He started off as a milliner hat maker in burger of goodman and really rose to acclaim because you will all remember this. He designed the infamous pillbox tattoo jackie o war at the inauguration of her husband in nineteen sixty one. I mean that the let's take a look at that read the person who could feel bunks and jackie kennedy yes i was it was very funny story because it was rather windy day and she put her hand on the hat and it ended up dan tended and so when doing all we'll just ceremonies and everybody who copied it but it dan which would so pretty incredible but it just goes to show you how influential fluential it was and his design absolutely i mean i think it is really the influence of the first lady the influence of white house but the influence of jackie o. I mean you look at this. She wanted something different. She i didn't love hats and she wanted to wear something different and she did and she created a lot of news around that particular. Look you know michelle obama also did that with some designers we think about jason blue tracy reese <hes> tha coon brandon maxwell a whole whole lot of them some of them obviously in his inaugural addresses or a big part of that <hes> melania trump of course a controversial first lady but one with glamorous taste and style. Is there any designer who could make their career. Eventually on melania trump or is it just too controversial. It's a very difficult place. The fashion industry israel has become incredibly political over the last years in terms of what it refused to even dresser obviously on inauguration but that we've never really eh hugely. It wasn't like he stood up and said take a look no honestly and wasn't like there was john press releases out. It was a very different situation and there are still allowed. Designers designers have refused to dress her and maybe the legacy malania will end up being the controversy all right. Thank you very much good to see you as always joe and be sure to tune in the all new c._n._n. Film halston allston. It premieres sunday at nine pm only on c._n._n. Right thank you so much for joining us everybody a._c. Three sixty starts right now.