tv Values Voter Summit - Steve Bannon Sebastian Gorka CSPAN October 14, 2017 8:00pm-9:27pm EDT
at some point, they are expected to take up the disaster relief passage -- package passed by the house. monday,ators return they will complete work on the nomination of callista gingrich to be a confirmation vote is scheduled for 5:30. as always you can watch the house live on c-span in the senate live on c-span2. next, sebastian gorka steve bannon and laura ingraham speak at the value voters summit. progressive activists discuss ways to resist the trump administration. then the security of election systems. now remarks by sebastian gorka. steve bannon, former white house chief strategist. and political commentator laura ingraham.
>> thank you kindly. what an honor to be here today. my second ever visit to the values voter summit. where do i begin? [laughter] first things first, would you all just please relax? count to 10. and take a deep breath. i know a lot of you were very, very word when somebody i worked for, called steve, white house. i know that even more of you, a week later, when i resigned, were troubled. but there is no need. there is absolutely no need. the success of the values you believe in, the success of the mission that we all took upon ourselves last november 8 is not a function of where i sit or where steve has his office. it is much larger than the white house. this is a national movement to retake our country. [applause] i know the left, i know the progressives, were celebrating, opening their bottles of champagne, when steve left and when i left. but they have no idea. it is like that penultimate scene in "star wars." i am a kid of the 1970's, so i like all that stuff. when darth vader and ben kenobi are dueling. and the jedi says "if you strike me down now, i will be more powerful than you can ever imagine." that is steve bannon today. [applause] the left has no idea how much more damage we can do to them as
private citizens. as people unfettered by being part of the u.s. government. and as you can see, from the campaigning i did for judge moore, and steve as well, we have begun. 2018 will be the crucial year. this is the year. steve has declared war. we must tell them we have had enough. [applause] the left has a problem. the left is a problem. but they have an excuse. they have been listening to noam chomsky and moronic individuals like michael moore. but the republicans in the establishment have no excuse. [applause] they say they are on the side of
immutable, objective truth. they say they believe in the founding principles of this, the greatest nation on one's earth. but they get to this city, and they become politicians as usual. can you imagine if any of our founding fathers had been told there would be americans elected representatives of their state and would stay in office in d.c. 30 plus years? they would not have bothered to fight the british. and you would all talk like me today. [laughter] it is disgraceful. that is what we are going to change this year. we are going to take on every swamp dweller. [applause]
whether on the left or the right, they will be shown the door. and representative government will return. [applause] that is the task we have in front of us. before we talk about how that will be done, and i know steve has lots of things you will share about his plans, let me share with you a little bit about my time inside the white house. it was a high honor. it was a career pinnacle, to be asked to be a strategist and debit the assistant to this president. i would like to share with the ul little bit about who this man is. so that we can destroy all of the lies, all of the smears, from the fake news industrial complex. the first thing -- i met donald j. trump in the summer of 2016,
when i was invited into his office in new york to prepare for the presidential candidates debate. the thing that struck me is that when the door closed, it was just him, myself, and corey lewandowski. it was that this man is exactly the same behind closed doors as he is in public. there is no filter. there is no false d.c. screen. there is no two faces. in d.c., it is like a switch gets flipped, and this "washington smile" comes across of them. there is nothing like that in this man. what you see is what you get. he does not care what the "new
york times" things about him. he does not care what cnn thinks about him. and at least so. those people do not represent america year they just do not represent america. so he is who he is. the thing that made me realize this is someone we can put our money on his of the first thing that was clear to me is that donald j. trump is kryptonite to political correctness. he hates it with a passion. it is only somebody on his ilk could have won the election. only somebody who could not care less about political correctness and was going to call out the fake news about their lives. so number one, he is who he is.
secondly, within minutes, it was clear to me this man understands we are at war. he understands the threat from groups like isis, understands the threat from countries like iran or china or russia. the most important thing of all, he wants to win the war with our enemies. that is the president. what happened in the last nine months? here, i will cut you something from my childhood. -- i am sure you're familiar with one of his movies, "red door." "red door" is about cuba invading the united states, and a scrappy band of insurgents stand up to fight this juggernaut of communism. that is what happened november 8. on november 8, a man who was an outsider, never held public office in his life, wiped the floor with establishment candidates. not only did he defeat his establishment rivals, he then proceeded to defeat a woman who had officially spent $700 million on a campaign for a seat she thought was rightfully hers
because of her gender and her last name. and he defeated her. [applause] as a result, when we moved into the white house a few months later, january 20, it was a scrappy band of insurgents who moved in. it was not a schlep of establishment gop candidates. it was like robin hood taking over the empire. a couple of people gain the reins of an administration that
has several million people who work for the federal government. the best description of what happened is the most leveraged hostile takeover in u.s. history. [applause] as a result, it is not surprising, and nobody should be surprised, that over the next few months, the massive establishment swamp treated us as antibodies and did everything they could to box is out, to fire lower-level individualists who were loyalists.
eventually, we realized the writing was on the wall. steve and myself realized if we believe in november 8, if we really want to support president, the best way we can do that is from outside the building. [applause] so bottom line, relax, take a deep breath, count to 10. it will be all ok. this is not about the last eight months. it is about the next eight years. [applause] and then, it is about the following eight years under president pence. [applause] the fact is, the president is surrounded by people who have
nothing to do with his original campaign. he has people in high office who not only would have been comfortable in the clinton administration, they would have been cabinet members in a clinton administration. it is ok. why? because i can tell you he does not just talk to people who have a government id badge. and the president is very loyal to those who are loyal to him. and he must understand, if you have to know one thing about this president, he is a pragmatist. look at what he has done. steve will talk about the amazing things he has done. not only is he a pragmatist with the eye of a businessman, he is a patriot. he loves this country. [applause]
i would like to ask for your assistance. if there was a good but here, i would swear on the bible. i would say there is not a racist bone -- nay, not a racist molecule -- in that man's body. [applause] the accusations against myself and steve, we take that as if you are not taking flak, you're not over the target, right? if the "washington post" or the "new york times" or politico or cnn ever said anything nice about me, you should get your money back.
but when the president of the united states is labeled a racist, xenophobic, and anti-semite, when his grandchildren are orthodox jews, it is an outrage. i would like to call upon you as force multipliers to push back on the lies. do not let them get away with it. we are winning already. anderson cooper, the star of cnn, on a good night, gets 700,000 viewers. this is a nation of 333 million americans. very relevant. there are ranked 13 in national viewership. that is what the american people think of cnn. on the other hand, people like sean hannity, they are crushing it every night. breaking records. so push back on the lies. do not let them get away with it. what about the road ahead? we have to support the president. it is not about one man.
it is about what we voted for november 8. there is one thing that underpins everything that was part of our campaign, whether it was the war, whether defeating isis, pulling out of nafta, leaving unesco. all of these things are tied to one philosophical tissue -- national sovereignty. we want our sovereignty back. if 1776 means anything today, it is "america" has meaning. it is not some crypto-fascist garbage they accuse us of. because we do not look at people based on skin color. that was the obama regime. we do not divide america.
we do not look on you upon your ethnicity, upon your chromosome count, what your sexual preferences are. that's the marxist way dividing people. we look at the u.s. as americans. when we build this wall -- and it is being built -- who we are protecting first? it is not me, not the white skinned catholic comfortably living in northern virginia. who are we protecting? the newly minted recent immigrants to america, who is on the bottom of the wage scale and is going to be damaged by the guy who comes in illegally, working for free. we are protecting them, whether they are mexican, nigerian. if they are american immigrants, we will protect them as well.
that is a priority the president has in front of him every day. the president takes one responsibility ahead of everything else. keeping every single american in this country -- whether you voted for him or not -- keeping you safe. 78% decrease in illegal migration before we build the wall. think about that. almost 80% decrease. as well as special forces -- a guy told us what we are doing in the middle east, with our military unleashed.
we're stacking the jihadis like wood. and making sure every single american has the chance to prosper. there is not going to be handouts. this is not about uncle sam looking out for you. this is about the american dream. giving you the opportunity to prosper. to be safe, to prosper. that is what this president believes in. so what can you do? join the club. do not just sit here and buy tickets to next year's summit. check out what we are doing already. join our team. go to the maga coalition. magacoalition.com. this is my super pac.
it does not represent the usual people. there's no insurance companies, no big pharma. this is for the forgotten men and women who voted for donald trump. if you want to help, drain the swamp, be part of this, join our team. steve said something at cpac. i want to repeat, in case he does not said what he said at cpac. if you think the establishment swamp will give our nation back without a fight, you are sorely mistaken. so let's stand together, come together, and let us make america great again and re-instill in our nation and celebrate the judeo-christian values it was founded on. [applause] and to quote --i know it is a little early -- but i know it is ok. you will forgive me. to quote my former boss, "merry christmas." [applause] ♪
>> and i think it will be "happy new year," too. i want to mention that sebastian will be doing a book signing, along with steve bannon, and also laura ingraham, during the lunch hour. todd starnes, i think, will also join them. folks, our next speaker is the former chief strategist serving under trump. here is a veteran of the united states navy, where he served seven years before helping to co-founder breitbart news. today, he is executive chairman of breitbart news, which helps keep values voters informed. just through breitbart, we have gone over 800,000 hits on the values voter summit. i would like to see you folks as our studio audience. without further or do, would you please welcome to the stage steve bannon. [applause] ♪ >> thank you very much. >> thank you. >> to everything, there is a season.
a time to be silent, a time to speak out. a time of war and a time of peace. in the ap story today that kicked off my speech before you all, it talks about bannon enlists the value voters in his war against the republican establishment. [applause] this is not my war. this is our war. [applause] the establishment started it. i will tell you one thing. you all will finish it. [applause] let's talk about -- let's have a discussion about alabama. in alabama, the elites, the permanent political class, as personified by mitch mcconnell
and karl rove and that clique that has been running this town 30 years or 40 years, raised over $30 million to go after a good and righteous man, judge moore. this money was not used to debate the great issues of the day. it was not to debate illegal immigration or america's foreign-policy or obamacare. that money was used to destroy judge moore and his family. the politics of personal destruction, as personified by the permanent political class, is the only way they can win. judge moore raised about $2 million. versus $32 million. a lot of donors called up and said do you want to give money to judge moore. i was telling folks, i do not
think that is smart. we have to prove the theory of the case in alabama. this is a test of wills. we are going to determine down there who is more powerful. the money of the corporatists or the money of the people. you know all of us folks, you know why they are taking these photos? this is not about me. not about seb gorka, not about laura ingraham.
not about our beloved commander in chief, donald j. trump. they are here because of you. they fear you. and they fear you, because they understand you've had a belly full of it, and you're taking your country back. [applause] and from the city of london to beijing to the gulf to washington, d.c., silicon valley, wall street, they're nervous.
he knew exactly what he was doing. rudy giuliani stood on that in front of the republican convention. the grassroots of the tea party and the evangelical quests christians in the conservative catholics learned that lesson. you can go door-to-door. you can ring doorbells. when you talk about donald trump it means something. so's were able to
turn the tables. you took mitch mcconnell's money and he took it from his biggest asset to his biggest liability. the more money they spend the fewer votes they get. [applause] i don't know if you are watching today. if i can take a risk on plutarch and shakespeare. on capitol hill it's like before the odds of march. -- ides of march march.
>> by the way, southern poverty lawson or, why don't you go talk to corporate clients they give you the money to run these folks down and talk about the economic hate crimes have been putting on the working men and women of america. why don't you answer for all of the foundations of all of these guys to put the money in, let's look at their economic crime. they have gutted this country, you've taken their money, and you call these good people, hate crime perpetuate her spirit -- theetuaters, because
tried to put forth the best values of a civilization around for thousands of years. that is a hate crime? we are in the valley of decision. this is a fourth rate turning in them -- and american history. this is the fourth. be one thing, is going to take 5, 10, 20, 25 years to go through this. we will be one thing or the other on the other side of it. we will either be the country that was bequeathed from previous generations to you, or we will be something else. in this valley of decision, it's not about mark meadows, donald andp, ted cruz, mike lee
the great leaders of the conservative moment -- movement. the burden is on you. the burden is on your shoulders. 8, ie morning of november , i got inresident there in august when he was 16 points down. no money. not a lot of organization. thing, if we pull this together, 100% metaphysical certitude you will win. on billy bush saturday, everyone was jumping ship. no one is making justifications for what the president he said, including the president. i told him, 100% metaphysical certitude you will win.
folks are looking for change in this country. they are looking to take their country back, and you are the vehicle and instrument that is going to do it. they don't care about locker room talk. because we are going to bring to that debate the women that will you jefferson clinton attacked and his wife covered for him. we're going to let the american people decide between your words and his action. that's why i am mystified her. i am about winning. you know why? we have to win. this next 15, 20 years, and i would love to tell you we could wave a magic wand, i would love to tell you president trump could snap his fingers and it would be better. but it is not. every day is going to be a grind. every day is going to test you.
news, i knowood you will not have it any other way. let's go back to alabama. since the associated press --led him, i think it was called judge moore, i think it was 9:00 at night. there was --e day, bob corker. this isd the president, a guy who had $6 billion in the bank or thereabouts. chairman of the senate foreign relations committee, most prestigious on capitol hill.
the one human race the most money on a site for the banking committee and the state president trump one by some outrageous number. he did not have an opponent. according to him, president trump disagrees with this, president trump said he would endorse them. money, prestige and the endorsement of the president, and he quit. [applause] hadecause he just saw -- he called over and talked about the exit polls. he saw what was happening in alabama. inis a good men and women alabama or holding mitch mcconnell accountable and they would hold bob corker accountable, too. they have said in the civil war , whye the republican party
are you going after folks like deb fischer and heller who vote the right way? as bob corker has trashed the commander-in-chief of our armed forces while we have many women in harm's way. him onsaid he is leaving a path toward war three, he is not stable, people have to keep him moderated, it is an adult center and they took the morning shift off. theome u.s. senator in position of authority for the first time in history of the republic, has mocked and ridiculed the commander-in-chief when we have kids in the field. have i seen barrasso condemned that? have i seen heller condemned that?
you have not. you. folks are coming for no one can run and hide from this. making a few conservative votes and hiding is over. [applause] these folks are not groups -- rubes. they are not idiots. i am on his graduate of harvard business school and i worked at goldman sachs. if you ask me if i would rather be governed by the first 100 people who walked into this conference today or the top 100 partners at goldman sachs, i would take first hundred people every day of the week. [applause] >> because of the common sense, decency, intelligence, great and
determination would ensure that our country -- would be safe and prosperous, and so what the world. elite, and whyhe we positioned hillary clinton as the guardian or attribute -- or tribune of the elite. these geniuses said the sky is unfit, trump is unfit to be commander-in-chief. on presidentoices trump in the first couple of months of his administration. you have the bay of pigs in venezuela, the cuban missile crisis and korea, the annan in afghanistan. that is not his doing. that is what all of these geniuses have been doing the last 20 or 30 years. this is the same crowd that said if we just let china have most
favorite nations and let them in the wto, they will be free market capitalism. that played out well. china has been a confusion mercantilism society for 400 years. they know what they are doing. they are running the tables on us. they are at full economic war with us. to listen to me, look at economist. studies coming out of m.i.t. and harvard that says there is a direct correlation between the factories and jobs that leave for china and the opioidro crisis -- crisis. donaldvolt that drove trump to victory, judge moore to victory, and will drive us to
victory in 2018, and i hate to break the news to grading carter and the good folks of vanity is goingsident trump to win with 400 electoral votes in 2020. [applause] >> why is this a populist revolt? you guys have more common sense, more understanding of what we need to do, more decency that the elites. the first order of business is to undo all of the damage of globalism that allowed silicon valley and wall street and hollywood and the imperial capital here in washington, d.c. and london and beijing and d
avos. is reason we did populism there are bigger, more crucial decisions coming down the road in the next 10 or 20 years, the convergence of biotechnology, artificial intelligence, the computer chip, there will be decisions in front of mankind in the next 20 years that man has never had to face before. elitesthink that the that got the world into the situation it is today are going to make the right judgments 20 years from now, you are mistaken. it is folks like you that have to tell folks this is not a science experiment, this is not an engineering exercise, you are free men and women in the greatest republic in the history of earth. [applause] why are we nationalists?
it is not as no nationalism, it is as economic nationalism. it doesn't matter your ethnicity, your gender, your religion, your sexual preference, it does not matter. it does not matter. long as you are a citizen of this republic, that is what matters. [applause] economic nationalism binds us together. economic nationalism is the understanding we will bring jobs back, it is not the second law of thermodynamics why they left. there is no inexorable law that took the jobs to asia and those factories to asia and left us with gutted communities of opioid addicts. that was human agency, decisions of men and women that did that. and it was decisions of men and women that will bring the
factories back and bring the jobs back. [applause] >> the smart folks on the democratic party, and trusted there are smart folks there, they understand that. they had their conference a couple of weeks ago, no identity politics. bomber,ght in the mad he will destroy his enemies on the way down is what they said. lisa was a highly disciplined campaign run on populism and the rule of law. hillary came out, she was on the beat raising money, they were running for corners offense. week,me out after about a i was sitting in the war room cannot we had the tv sets and the men and women working on rapid response, she had not given a speech in a month. it was white supremacists,
bannon, alt-right. that is what she is going to bring, we will run the tables on her. [applause] one thing about economic nationalism, and by the way, understand we don't all agree on everything. fore are plenty of folks cato and heritage that we have to convert. [laughter] agree that free trade is a radical idea. but no vibrant nation has ever really agreed with that. don't, the certainly japanese don't, the koreans don't. that's why they have the manufacturing jobs, by the way. economic nationalism, one of the parts of it, it is the centerpiece of the value voters. long, this school of economics head of thinking that everything is about the economy.
you have to look at the jobless rate six weeks before the election, that will determine who wins. everything is about gross domestic product. all of those statistics are important. that is not it at all. we are a civic society and a culture that has a capitalist free market system as our economy. but we are not in economy. you are not just units of production. you are free men and women in a underpinned by a capitalist system, but where other people in the world don't practice capitalism, we have to be savvier than that. we have to be smarter. we will be. president trump has seen to that. his trade agenda. us pennsylvania and iowa. that's how you are going to win
400 electoral votes. democrats understand they have to come back with an economic program, it will be from light -- trump light. president trump has had these ideas for 30 or 40 years. he did not come to the party late. this is a guy with billions of dollars, i don't know if it is 4, 5, 7, 10. at some point you have to quit counting. a beautiful wife, tremendous kids, great grandkids, a loving family. arefriends he has unbelievable. you see these people who have hung out with him for decades. he has business with the finest hotels in the world. he was buying a not just golf courses, but buying championship golf courses make even better and put them in the british open for the u.s. open. things that could be like as his
friend. he did not do this for any kind of ego gratification, is let me you to understand how they try to destroy him and how tough it is every day when they come after you. and they come after your family and kids and friends. they come after your business. they were not there to debate donald trump. going aroundon is the country was her book, she still cannot tell anybody why she should be president of the united states. [laughter] about all thene bad things she things happen to her but she cannot make a convincing case of why she should be president. she cannot take on donald trump's ideas. they wanted to use the $2 billion just to destroy him. on the morning of the ninth, i think we won at 3:00 in the morning, that coalition with reince priebus and the rnc, we won.
as i always knew we would. but the key that picked the lock in north carolina, florida, pennsylvania, ohio, iowa, michigan and wisconsin, was you. [applause] >> ask tony perkins, he has the numbers, he will walk you through. evangelical christians and conservatives catholics is the difference in victory. [applause] i was most nervous about north carolina. it was not the weekend before but the weekend before that, i was in north carolina with the president, and mark meadows came up to me and said, we got this. i said, i don't know. he said, we got this. the evangelicals are going door-to-door, getting the vote out, conservative catholics going door-to-door.
are goings door-to-door in the shire. trust me, they know all of the map. math. they know what you did in alabama. on november 9, i will take you one thing. we were a little bit island of misfit toys. it only came together and 88 days. but i will try you, and i had a conversation with jeff sessions one-time when he was under the most pressure at doj, i said, is there any doubt in your mind that the hand of providence was critical to our victory? he said, absolutely. divine providence worked that victory, just like divine providence worked for judge moore. [applause]
>> hand of providence is the --k of some sort of magic or does not work through some sort of magic or food, it is human agency, and that is you. we're going to have a lot of these conversations and a lot of fights ahead. is, before we can get to the progressive democrats and southern poverty law center, and we will take them on and stand them down, ok? [applause] >> there is no doubt about that. but there is a time and season for everything. right now, it is a season of war against a gop establishment.
[applause] it is no longer acceptable to come and patch on the head until you everything will be fine, just get these guys in office. those days are over. we need to move with urgency. the president of the united states deserves the respect and support. [applause] all of the insults that senator corker through the w atander-in-chief -- thre the commander-in-chief during a time of war, i think it was someone at the washington post and someone from the new york lede, they buried the corker said he gave up the game. there are only one or two senators who have respect for
admiration for president trump. the rest of them talk like i do behind closed doors. all of you folks that are so concerned you are going to get defeated in primaries, there is a time for mea culpa. you can condemn senator corker. using come to a microphone and say i am not going to vote for mitch mcconnell for majority leader. [applause] >> and you can come to a stick and say, i'm going to do away with the filibuster so the president can implement his program. [applause] sen. barrasso: senator fisher and heller and hatch, these are good folks, they may reconsider. until that time, they are coming
for you. [applause] i have gone over my allotted time, i will wrap up in the second. [applause] >> you sound like my colleagues in the white house. not. i am going to come out and give you a hug. supportident needs our more than ever. look at what happened, and here is what happens when the president knows he has your support. let's have as part of this discussion, the president had some bad information and advice ,iven to him and had some folks
the kind of things that were not so. i told him in alabama where i was going to stand. let's look at what has happened since alabama. program for daca, including 20 deal killers. just to be sure that nancy pelosi got the joke, no pathway to citizenship here it the next thing, you have the religious liberty eo that was gutted, surprise, 25 page memo from attorney general sessions, everything turned around. unesco.of got -- the treasury secretary said there will be a , and itlass tax cut
will be for working-class people, i guarantee. then you have obamacare, they are going to blow the exchanges up. [applause] behold, we're going to decertify and get out and navy ig rcl a terrorist organization. those are not random events. that is victory biggest -- be gets victory. andwe that to judge more the good men and women in alabama, because that all came from them. [applause] >> every day is like christmas day now. i cannot wait to get up, there will be a new package. this is what we always wanted.
will keep happening. your country will be saved. folks, winning, and you you, will be the folks that saved the judeo-christian west. [applause] >> we don't have anything to offer you accept a lot of work. -- you except a lot of work. we will lose some, there will not be all victories. it will take a long time. it is not anyone election, this is not november 9 or september 26, it has to be every day. it,if you folks don't do and the people your proxies for, your organizations, it is not what happened, we will lose this. but i can guarantee you one thing.
there are good men and women out there that's all the lesson of oore and donald trump, because the lesson that the permanent political class tried to say that if you stand up, you will be destroyed. if you go against what they stand for, you will be destroyed. but folks out there know, if you have their back you are the key that kicks -- picks the lock. [applause] there is a chinese philosopher, i think 2000 years , that the leader is best when the main objectives are themselveshe people say look at what we accomplished. that means it is all on you.
it is not donald trump, mark meadows, ted cruz, laura ingraham or steve bannon, it is you. for yourhen you pray country and the serviceman and president trump and his family, say a prayer for yourselves. because 100 years from now, they will look back and hold you accountable for what you did in the next 5, 10, 15, 20 years. if we stick together and show the same tenacity, great and courage as you showed in alabama, we will win and they will lose. [applause] >> thank you.
>> how about that? i mentioned steve bannon doing a book signing. he will not be doing a book signing. that will be laura ingraham. we are all entitled to one mistake per day. i am sorry i used mine up already. [laughter] speaker is the most listened to conservative female talkshow host. the laura ingraham show is one of the top radio shows in the nation. she is also editor in chief of the conservative news website. she is a new york times best-selling author. her books include "the obama trap."" and "the hillary
she will be doing a book signing right after our morning session. on october the 30th, she will be launching a new show called the ingram angle. please welcome laura ingraham. [applause] laura: it is hard to follow steve bannon. him as a think about force of nature. the man in black. i think there is a softer side of steve bannon that we could create together. think about the possibilities. a mock turtleneck, a vineyard pastel.stel -- vines just to soften it up a little
bit for our friends in the media, so they do not think he is so mean. let me just say, after watching him, if he wins that senate the, he is going to make ted cruz look like jeff flake. -- lake. according to the ap report, he has blockaded himself in himself hall and joined to the robert e lee statue. isn't that great? i just have one more thing to lighten it up. things can be depressing if you follow politics are you had i will try -- follow politics. i am of the view that we all
need to have fun while we are in this battle for america. it is fun to win. is a great joy to be able to spend a little time with you today. about the poor democrats. everybody is talking about donald trump and the divided party. the poor democrats. they are having a dickens of a time doing fund-raising. they are trying to incentivize donors. $25, you get this frisbee thing that is sent to you in the mail. for $100, you get a lifetime
subscription to mother jones. i think that is going out of she stillbut it does get the subscription. they need more butlers. -- bundler. if you are aggressive about it, the dnc has announced they will send you a terrycloth robe that opens easily in the front. [laughter] have h.w. the roads as the initials for the monogram. i think we have to laugh. they always say we are judged by the company we keep. that is a pretty good line. that is a pretty good rule of thumb. i think we should judge ourselves on enemies we make. think about the republicans who supported donald trump and
continue to support his agenda that i outline in my new book. it is a national agenda. it is america first, policies at work for the people. take about it. if you are for donald trump and for that agenda, you are enemies of the following. they have declared war on you. the fascist group, the nfl in some squatters -- and some -- ishem squatters create why kneeling a bad thing? maybe they just like the anthem a lot. most of the press corps, most of the entertainment industry because they are the moral arbiters of our time.
the democrat machine, still run by the previous administration and the globalist gop and consultancy class. hill, all those senators, who if their primaries were held today in their home state, they would be sent packing. [applause] of, there isng some good news out there. there is great news. finallynew york times speaking of the weinstein mess in hollywood. a new law form -- firm has formed to represent women who have been abused and subjugated in the workplace. it just formed and will be a big deal. weiner --ed clinton,
it has a nice ring to it. let's not forget how conservative women have been dismissed and demeaned and reviled by all the right people, all the right adversaries. hillary clinton, michelle obama who said we voted for tromp becausewe do -- trump we do what we are told to do. what about all those workshops that all those seminars that hillary and michelle convened about girl power and girl first. i was thinking maybe hillary should rename her book tour bore. i am woman, hear me
they were never for women of different political viewpoints. they are for women if you agree with them, liberals. if you are a woman who truly thinks for herself and is not , you do notghtened deserve protection. they do not really care about you and they will ridicule you, usually in front of a university setting or in some general session of left wing malcontent. i titled my new book billionaire at the barricades for a reason. walls trump has a lot of to clear and one wall to build. [applause] guard he has the old gop that never wanted him to
succeed. industry entertainment that really should be sending him residuals because they cannot write a joke that does not include his name. he is up against the democrat machine that is fueled by groups like the american association of trial lawyers, planned parenthood, and every other left wing interest group you can think of. he is against the bipartisan cabal that has gotten fat and way. off the old they became comfortable and in washington that did not represent the people. the people are on to them. the american people, whether in this moment they like donald trump or not, the american people are really smart. describehe reason i myself as a conservative populists. trust the people
to run their lives rather than a far-flung bureaucracy at the world trade organization or the u.n. or some government agency that will never be accountable to you. i trust the american people. the government works for them, not the other way around. the government is not enslaving the people, the government is supposed to be the servant of the people. [applause] people ask me about the risk in the republican party. i explain this for my days as a young 22-year-old working for the reagan administration and how he inspired my generation and so many that came after, all the way up until we gave eric cantor a two by four across the in 2014. face -- donald trump did
was an because hillary bad candidate. he did not win because he was a celebrity or self-funded. he won because he was unafraid to hold up a mirror to the faces -- they hadtisan been demanding that they do. that is why he won. .e won because of the issues who voted for open borders? who voted to the industrialized dustrialize the west? who voted to completely up and up-end the
understanding of gender in the united states? that is what we did because we tended to give people the benefit of the doubt. football, we the became charlie brown election cycle after election cycle until we could not take it anymore. our back was about to break. we saw the country was about to be lost forever. donald trump understood that uniquely, and he followed in the ,ine of others that came before going all the way back to richard nixon and believing that we have to listen to the silent majority to law and order, all the way up to ronald reagan surprising gop establishment i almost winning the nomination and been coming along like a hurricane in 1980 and blowing
who ridiculed him, demeaned him and said he was just an actor. he shook up the country, brought us back from the brink, helped to shape the soviet union, and he set a blueprint, a conservative, oftentimes --ulist group went blueprint. in the book i describe what happened in 1980. as reagan was leaving office him of this divide was not created by donald trump. this divide has been there. 1988, as reagan was leaving office, a lot of us were going on to do other things. some of my colleagues wanted to stay to help the bush administration. they did not know that slowly but surely the reagan people would be purged from the ranks. why would they be purged?
i describe a particular incident that is disturbing. reagan philosophically, was on a different plane than george h w bush. he respected him and picked him as his vice president, but reagan beat -- uniquely understood the heart and soul of the american working class. he understood that without social conservatives and defense and populists altogether, the coalition would crumble. indeed, we saw it beginning to crumble in 1992. the came along then? .itchfork pat buchanan warning that if we had open borders and trade agreements that did not benefit the american working class, the american understanding would itself be endangered. it did not work for them, their kids.
they were being treated as the enemies of the government. pat buchanan was not successful, but let's not forget whether it did theyr ross, boy garner a lot of support and did they set the stage for what would, all those years later with. even george w. bush ran on a humble platform. it was welcome news to the voters of the time. 1988, the institute wrote a long letter criticizing ronald reagan. i like a lot of the people at reagan asthey branded know nothing protectionist on trade. why? he thought it was worthwhile to say that american company called harley davidson. withinght it was well
our rights and protecting our people and businesses to stop a 45% temporary tariffs on cheap japanese motorcycles that came into the united states. we have one of the most successful american company still in business today. that was wildly popular. it was a populist ronald reagan. since when is it bad to be a protectionist? you are conserving something. republican presidents throughout our history understood there would be certain times where tariffs are necessary to level the playing field in an international marketplace. when our companies are being hammered with tariffs and barriers, we let everyone come peep.ith nary a p -- the mood of the gop was very anti-tariff. --
today, all these years later, what is donald trump doing? he has assembled the most impressive, the most qualified trade team we have ever seen in american government. the most incredible people. they do not get much credit. i will not repeat all the stuff that bannon said. he is now our u.s. trade representative. he is phenomenal. i think for the first time in him and we now have wilbur ross and commerce is helping. even von is the general counsel over there. we have amazing people. they are doing something called
a 301 investigation on china. it is under the fair trade act. a 301 investigation into the theft of american intellectual property that is being done on a daily basis by china. we got chinese cheap imports stealing our intellectual property, american made ingenuity. taking it, pirating it, making it overseas, sending it over here. everything from pharmaceutical to countertops. cheap stuff is probably poisoning us. trump administration said they will not get away with it. the korean free-trade deal, nafta, all these agreements need to be revisited, re-examined, and if necessary rewritten.
if they do not agree with the rewrite, repealed. that is what needs to happen. more in 10p has done months were social conservatives than i believe the previous gop president did in eight years. what did he do? is gone.o city policy neil gorsuch, one of the most qualified people being on the supreme court. he has expanded religious liberty in the united rates by opening up the number and types of groups that will be exempt on the obamacare contraception mandate. let's not forget his first foreign trip, which he gets no credit for, visiting all three major religions from the middle east, gathering all those muslim nations. francis andpope going to israel.
this trip set the stage for the type of president i believe he can be and will be. that should be welcome news to all the social conservatives listening to me across the united states and in this room. i was proud to march at the annual march for life this year in january. . was so heartened to actually happy have our vice president address the march for life live, not on a videotape. he was live and he was there. talk about inspiring. have a policy of resistance. they do not really have an agenda for america. i would say, unfortunately, that
affliction can also be found in the republican party. if you ask the average person on the street, what our political parties tried to do in washington? what are the republicans about? it is kind of confusing to people. i think the simplicity and clarity of messaging is so important at the white house and on capitol hill. right now, we know what this administration once to do. america first. very clear. what are we going to do? what are we going to do in foreign policy? put america first. trade policy? put america first. the culture wars? america first. , wethe issues in between can understand where the trump
administration once to take us to take us. he is doing his best under difficult circumstances. he will not get everything right , but time and time again you will see this administration is going to give voice to those who have not had a voice in many years. the silent majority strikes again. kicked to the curb for too long. we have been demeaned and will be demeaned as time goes on. it does not bother me one bit. i am looking forward every night on fox news to be telling a broader story about america. we will hit the political topics . we will have plenty of conflict. ande is so much goodness ash in our country. it is incumbent upon us as we take seriously our role as
warriors. we need to remind the american public of what is innately so positive and blessed about this country from every level, to the local, to our school, to teachers who are doing a great job. andhose who give sacrifice never make it to youtube. i will be telling those stories, your stories, politics, and the rest of life. i hope you tune in every night at 10:00 p.m. we will have a lot of surprises in the first few weeks. i will need your prayers as i pray for you. i pay for the wisdom of our leaders. be happy warriors. i will pledge to you i will do my very best as time goes on. i will do this every day, every night on the radio and on television. valueo proud of what the
voter summit has done and of all of you for never giving up or giving in. always remember what ronald reagan told me as i walked out of the oval office. he said laura, make it matter. i appreciate it. i will be signing books. [applause] announcer: c-span's washington journal, live every day with news and policy issues that impact you. coming up sunday morning, tea party patriots co-founder discusses her groups call for senate majority mitch mcconnell to resign. political climate and energy decision to roll back the obama administration clean power plan. chief diplomatic correspondent and author talks about his new book on russia and communism. be sure to watch c-span's
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