SOCIAL MEDIA. THANK YOU FOR WATCHING THE THANK YOU FOR WATCHING THE DEADLINE AS MY FRIEND, NICOLLE DEADLINE AS MY FRIEND, NICOLLE WALLACE STARTS RIGHT NOW. WALLACE STARTS RIGHT NOW.>>HI.>>HI. THERE IS SOMETHING DONALD TRUMP THERE IS SOMETHING DONALD TRUMP IS WORSE AT IS THE WEATHER, BUT IS WORSE AT IS THE WEATHER, BUT NOT FOR LACK OF TRYING. NOT FOR LACK OF TRYING. AND TALKING ABOUT THE HURRICANE AND TALKING ABOUT THE HURRICANE RESPONSE OF HURRICANE DORIAN AND RESPONSE OF HURRICANE DORIAN AND THE ONLY PROBLEM WITH THE PLAN THE ONLY PROBLEM WITH THE PLAN WAS HE NAMED THE RESIDENTS OF WAS HE NAMED THE RESIDENTS OF THE WRONG STATE AND REFUSED TO THE WRONG STATE AND REFUSED TO BACK DOWN UNTIL HE WAS BACK DOWN UNTIL HE WAS CORRECTED. CORRECTED. THEY TRIED TO MAKE SENSE OF THE THEY TRIED TO MAKE SENSE OF THE BOTCHED STORM CHASER IN CHIEF. BOTCHED STORM CHASER IN CHIEF. MR. TRUMP BOARDED UP MAR-A-LAGO MR. TRUMP BOARDED UP MAR-A-LAGO RESORT. RESORT. THE PRESIDENT GOLFED TWICE AND THE PRESIDENT GOLFED TWICE AND SINCE THEN PELTED THE AMERICAN SINCE THEN PELTED THE AMERICAN PUBLIC WITH 122 TWEETS. PUBLIC WITH 122 TWEETS. HE AWAITED LANDFALL BY ASSUMING HE AWAITED LANDFALL BY ASSUMING ROLE OF METEOROLOGIST IN CHIEF ROLE OF METEOROLOGIST IN CHIEF ADDING THE USUAL ROUTINE OF ADDING THE USUAL ROUTINE OF ATTACKING HIS ENEMIES AND PRAISE ATTACKING HIS ENEMIES AND PRAISE AND CRITIQUING THE PERFORMANCE AND CRITIQUING THE PERFORMANCE OF HIS ALLIES. OF HIS ALLIES. AND INSTEAD OF LOOKING STEEPED AND INSTEAD OF LOOKING STEEPED IN THE DETAILS OF THE SLOW IN THE DETAILS OF THE SLOW MOVING STORM, MOTIVATED TO ACT MOVING STORM, MOTIVATED TO ACT IN THE WAKE OF ANOTHER MASS IN THE WAKE OF ANOTHER MASS SHOOTING, MANY OF THE SHOOTING, MANY OF THE PRESIDENT’S TWEETS THIS WEEKEND PRESIDENT’S TWEETS THIS WEEKEND FOCUSED ON THE “WASHINGTON POST” FOCUSED ON THE “WASHINGTON POST” STORY THAT GOT UNDER HIS SKIN. STORY THAT GOT UNDER HIS SKIN. THE STORY THAT SO IRKED THE THE STORY THAT SO IRKED THE PRESIDENT WAS ABOUT HIS PRESIDENT WAS ABOUT HIS SQUANDERED SUMMER, AN ATTACK ONE SQUANDERED SUMMER, AN ATTACK ONE TRUMP ALLY SAID TODAY WAS AMONG TRUMP ALLY SAID TODAY WAS AMONG HIS PRIVATE CONCERNS. HIS PRIVATE CONCERNS. THE POST-WRITING THIS, THE TWO THE POST-WRITING THIS, THE TWO MONTHS BETWEEN INDEPENDENCE AND MONTHS BETWEEN INDEPENDENCE AND LABOR DAY OFFERED A VIVID LABOR DAY OFFERED A VIVID PORTRAIT OF THE PRESIDENT. PORTRAIT OF THE PRESIDENT. INCOMPETENT, INDECISIVE, INCOMPETENT, INDECISIVE, INTOLERANT AND INEFFECTIVE. INTOLERANT AND INEFFECTIVE. AND QUOTE, WHILE MONITORING THE AND QUOTE, WHILE MONITORING THE STORM WAS APPARENTLY DESIGNED TO STORM WAS APPARENTLY DESIGNED TO HELP ERASE THAT IMAGE, IT SEEMS HELP ERASE THAT IMAGE, IT SEEMS TO HAVE DONE ANYTHING BUT. TO HAVE DONE ANYTHING BUT. IT’S HARD TO ELICIT A CORRECTION IT’S HARD TO ELICIT A CORRECTION FROM THE NATIONAL WEATHER FROM THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BUT AFTER TRUMP LUMPED SERVICE BUT AFTER TRUMP LUMPED ALABAMA WITH A GROUP OF STATES ALABAMA WITH A GROUP OF STATES IN HARM’S WAY, OFFICIALS WERE IN HARM’S WAY, OFFICIALS WERE FORCED TO PUT OUT THIS FORCED TO PUT OUT THIS STATEMENT. STATEMENT. QUOTE, ALABAMA WILL NOT SEE ANY QUOTE, ALABAMA WILL NOT SEE ANY IMPACT FROM DORIAN. IMPACT FROM DORIAN. WE REPEAT, NO IMPACTS FROM WE REPEAT, NO IMPACTS FROM HURRICANE DORIAN WILL BE FELT HURRICANE DORIAN WILL BE FELT ACROSS ALABAMA. ACROSS ALABAMA. THE SYSTEM REMAINS TOO FAR EAST. THE SYSTEM REMAINS TOO FAR EAST. THAT’S THE REAL NEWS ABOUT THE THAT’S THE REAL NEWS ABOUT THE STORM WHICH REMAINS DANGEROUS. STORM WHICH REMAINS DANGEROUS. FOR MORE REAL NEWS, WE’RE HAPPY FOR MORE REAL NEWS, WE’RE HAPPY TO BE JOINED BY MY FRIEND, AL TO BE JOINED BY MY FRIEND, AL ROKER. ROKER.>>HI, NICOLLE.>>HI, NICOLLE. WE’RE FINALLY STARTING TO SEE WE’RE FINALLY STARTING TO SEE SOME MOVEMENT AND RESOLUTION. SOME MOVEMENT AND RESOLUTION. THERE ARE TROPICAL WINDS ALONG THERE ARE TROPICAL WINDS ALONG THE COAST AS IT GETS CLOSER. THE COAST AS IT GETS CLOSER. LET’S LOOK AT THE LATEST FROM LET’S LOOK AT THE LATEST FROM THE NATIONAL HURRICANE THE NATIONAL HURRICANE CERTAINTY. CERTAINTY. 105 MILES NORTH OF FORT PIERCE 105 MILES NORTH OF FORT PIERCE AND 110 MILES AN HOUR WINDS. AND 110 MILES AN HOUR WINDS. THE WATCHES CONTINUE FROM WEST THE WATCHES CONTINUE FROM WEST PALM BEACH FOR HURRICANE PALM BEACH FOR HURRICANE WARNINGS TO THE EAST OF WARNINGS TO THE EAST OF CHARLESTON AND WATCHES FOR CAPE CHARLESTON AND WATCHES FOR CAPE HATTERAS AND THEY HAVE TROPICAL HATTERAS AND THEY HAVE TROPICAL STORM WARNINGS AS THINGS START STORM WARNINGS AS THINGS START TO FINALLY DIE DOWN. TO FINALLY DIE DOWN. HERE’S THE PATH OF THE SYSTEM. HERE’S THE PATH OF THE SYSTEM. IT’S A QUICK MOVER NOW. IT’S A QUICK MOVER NOW. WILL PICK UP MORE SPEED. WILL PICK UP MORE SPEED. DAYTONA BEACH BY TOMORROW DAYTONA BEACH BY TOMORROW MORNING AND THEN BY EVE, MORNING AND THEN BY EVE, JACKSONVILLE. JACKSONVILLE. AND MAYBE MAKING LANDFALL BY AND MAYBE MAKING LANDFALL BY WILMINGTON AND A COUPLE MODELS, WILMINGTON AND A COUPLE MODELS, CAPE HATTERAS AS WELL, AND THEN CAPE HATTERAS AS WELL, AND THEN IT ROCKETS INTO THE ATLANTIC IT ROCKETS INTO THE ATLANTIC ALTHOUGH PARTS OF NEW ENGLAND ALTHOUGH PARTS OF NEW ENGLAND MAY HAVE TO WORRY ABOUT IT. MAY HAVE TO WORRY ABOUT IT. THE POTENTIAL FOR STORM SURGE IS THE POTENTIAL FOR STORM SURGE IS PRETTY GOOD FROM VERO BEACH TO PRETTY GOOD FROM VERO BEACH TO JACKSONVILLE AND STRONGER ALONG JACKSONVILLE AND STRONGER ALONG THE CAROLINA COASTLINE. THE CAROLINA COASTLINE. GEORGIA COASTLINE. GEORGIA COASTLINE. CHARLESTON, HIGH TIDES TOMORROW CHARLESTON, HIGH TIDES TOMORROW AROUND NOON WHERE WE COULD SEE AROUND NOON WHERE WE COULD SEE THE PROBLEM. THE PROBLEM. WE’RE ALSO TALKING ABOUT WE’RE ALSO TALKING ABOUT RAINFALL. RAINFALL. COULD BE ISOLATED AMOUNTS UP TO COULD BE ISOLATED AMOUNTS UP TO 15 INCHES. 15 INCHES. GENERALLY 7-10 INCHES FROM FORT GENERALLY 7-10 INCHES FROM FORT PIERCE TO CAPE HATTERAS. PIERCE TO CAPE HATTERAS. AS IT PICKS UP SPEED, EVEN AS IT PICKS UP SPEED, EVEN THOUGH IT’S A CATEGORY 2, I TELL THOUGH IT’S A CATEGORY 2, I TELL FOLKS DO NOT PAY ATTENTION TO FOLKS DO NOT PAY ATTENTION TO THE CATEGORY, THAT’S THE THE CATEGORY, THAT’S THE IMPORTANT THING. IMPORTANT THING. AS IT GOES TO THE NORTH, THE AS IT GOES TO THE NORTH, THE WINDS ARE COMING AROUND IT AND WINDS ARE COMING AROUND IT AND WHERE YOU GET THE STORM SURGE WHERE YOU GET THE STORM SURGE AND HEAVIEST RAIN AND STRONGEST AND HEAVIEST RAIN AND STRONGEST WINTER. WINTER. FOLKS ALONG THE GEORGIA AND FOLKS ALONG THE GEORGIA AND CAROLINA COASTLINE ARE IN DANGER CAROLINA COASTLINE ARE IN DANGER AND THE FLORIDA COASTLINE. AND THE FLORIDA COASTLINE.>>LET ME ASK YOU A QUESTION,>>LET ME ASK YOU A QUESTION, BECAUSE THAT’S WHAT WE DO, IN BECAUSE THAT’S WHAT WE DO, IN ALL YOUR TIME OF COVERING ALL YOUR TIME OF COVERING STORMS, HAVE YOU EVER HAD AN STORMS, HAVE YOU EVER HAD AN ELECTED PUBLIC OFFICIAL ELECTED PUBLIC OFFICIAL MISDIRECT STORM INFORMATION? MISDIRECT STORM INFORMATION?>>THERE WAS A FEW YEARS AGO IN>>THERE WAS A FEW YEARS AGO IN A BLIZZARD HERE IN NEW YORK WITH A BLIZZARD HERE IN NEW YORK WITH THE MAYOR. THE MAYOR. WE KIND OF HAD A BACK AND FORTH, WE KIND OF HAD A BACK AND FORTH, AND MY WIFE MADE ME BACK DOWN. AND MY WIFE MADE ME BACK DOWN.>>I KNOW YOUR WIFE!>>I KNOW YOUR WIFE!>>AS WIVES DO.>>AS WIVES DO. AND, LOOK, THERE HAVE BEEN A AND, LOOK, THERE HAVE BEEN A NUMBER OF OFFICIALS. NUMBER OF OFFICIALS.>>HAVE YOU SEEN THE NATIONAL>>HAVE YOU SEEN THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVES CORRECT AN WEATHER SERVES CORRECT AN AMERICAN PRESIDENT? AMERICAN PRESIDENT?>>NO, I HAVE NOT SEEN THAT.>>NO, I HAVE NOT SEEN THAT. THERE YOU HAVE IT. THERE YOU HAVE IT.>>I GUESS MY OTHER QUESTION FOR>>I GUESS MY OTHER QUESTION FOR YOU, I COULD TALK TO YOU THE YOU, I COULD TALK TO YOU THE WHOLE HOUR BUT I WON’T DO THAT. WHOLE HOUR BUT I WON’T DO THAT. DO YOU EVER WORRY BECAUSE WE’VE DO YOU EVER WORRY BECAUSE WE’VE BEEN HAVING THIS CONVERSATION BEEN HAVING THIS CONVERSATION SINCE LATE LAST WEEK, DO YOU SINCE LATE LAST WEEK, DO YOU EVER WORRY ABOUT FATIGUE? EVER WORRY ABOUT FATIGUE? I KNEW THIS WHEN I WORKED FOR I KNEW THIS WHEN I WORKED FOR JEB BUSH, SOME OF THE EVACUATION JEB BUSH, SOME OF THE EVACUATION CONCERNS IF YOU GIVE THEM THE CONCERNS IF YOU GIVE THEM THE RESULTS TOO EARLY BECAUSE RESULTS TOO EARLY BECAUSE FATIGUE SETS IN. FATIGUE SETS IN.>>THERE IS A BALANCE, IF YOU>>THERE IS A BALANCE, IF YOU WAIT TOO LONG, PEOPLE CAN’T MAKE WAIT TOO LONG, PEOPLE CAN’T MAKE PLANS. PLANS. ESPECIALLY, THIS WAS A LABOR DAY ESPECIALLY, THIS WAS A LABOR DAY WEEKEND IN SOME OF THE MOST WEEKEND IN SOME OF THE MOST POPULAR SPOTS FOR THIS TIME OF POPULAR SPOTS FOR THIS TIME OF YEAR. YEAR. IF YOU DON’T GIVE PEOPLE THAT IF YOU DON’T GIVE PEOPLE THAT LEAD TIME. LEAD TIME. FOLKS REALIZED AND SAW WHAT WAS FOLKS REALIZED AND SAW WHAT WAS GOING ON OVER THE BECOMES. GOING ON OVER THE BECOMES. — THE BAHAMAS. — THE BAHAMAS. THIS SAT OVER THE BAHAMAS 51 THIS SAT OVER THE BAHAMAS 51 HOURS, AND NORTHWESTERN. HOURS, AND NORTHWESTERN. IT WAS A BEAST AND STILL IS A IT WAS A BEAST AND STILL IS A BEAST EVEN IF IT IS NOT A BEAST EVEN IF IT IS NOT A CATEGORY 5. CATEGORY 5. TO YOUR POINT, THEY NEVER GET IT TO YOUR POINT, THEY NEVER GET IT RIGHT, I NEVER SAW THAT. RIGHT, I NEVER SAW THAT. THERE IS POTENTIAL FOR REAL THERE IS POTENTIAL FOR REAL DANGER AND BECAUSE IT SLOWS DOWN DANGER AND BECAUSE IT SLOWS DOWN AND BEEN SO ERRATIC, THEY AND BEEN SO ERRATIC, THEY UNDERSTAND CAUTION BEING THE UNDERSTAND CAUTION BEING THE BETTER PART OF VALOR. BETTER PART OF VALOR.>>THEY’RE GLUED TO YOU AND>>THEY’RE GLUED TO YOU AND WE’RE GLUED TO YOU AND SO WE’RE GLUED TO YOU AND SO GRATEFUL. GRATEFUL.>>I WILL ALWAYS STICK WITH YOU.>>I WILL ALWAYS STICK WITH YOU.>>THANK YOU, MY FRIEND.>>THANK YOU, MY FRIEND. A SAD BUT GOOD EXCUSE TO TALK TO A SAD BUT GOOD EXCUSE TO TALK TO YOU. YOU. THANK YOU, AL. THANK YOU, AL. LET’S BRING IN PHIL FROM THE LET’S BRING IN PHIL FROM THE “WASHINGTON POST” AND JONATHAN “WASHINGTON POST” AND JONATHAN AND MICHAEL SINGLETON AND FORMER AND MICHAEL SINGLETON AND FORMER AIDE TO PRESIDENT GEORGE H.W. AIDE TO PRESIDENT GEORGE H.W. BUSH. BUSH. LET ME START WITH THE MONSER LET ME START WITH THE MONSER STORY THIS WEEKEND, ONE TRUMP STORY THIS WEEKEND, ONE TRUMP ALLY TOLD ME PART OF THE REASON ALLY TOLD ME PART OF THE REASON HE MIGHT HAVE RESPONDED AND I HE MIGHT HAVE RESPONDED AND I BELIEVE IS STILL RESPONDING AS BELIEVE IS STILL RESPONDING AS WE COME UNDER SOME OF THE WE COME UNDER SOME OF THE PILLARS IS BECAUSE HE SHARES PILLARS IS BECAUSE HE SHARES SOME OF THE SAME AIDES AND SOME OF THE SAME AIDES AND WORRIES HIS ALLIES ARE WORRIED WORRIES HIS ALLIES ARE WORRIED ABOUT. ABOUT. TAKE US TO WHAT YOU REPORTED. TAKE US TO WHAT YOU REPORTED.>>IT WAS A PRETTY SIMPLE STORY.>>IT WAS A PRETTY SIMPLE STORY. ASHLEY PARKER AND I WANTED TO ASHLEY PARKER AND I WANTED TO TAKE A LOOK AT THE SUMMER BEFORE TAKE A LOOK AT THE SUMMER BEFORE THE PRESIDENT’S REELECTION THE PRESIDENT’S REELECTION CAMPAIGN KICKS INTO GEAR THIS CAMPAIGN KICKS INTO GEAR THIS FALL. FALL. IT’S TRANSLATIONALLY BEEN A IT’S TRANSLATIONALLY BEEN A PERIOD, AS YOU WELL KNOW — PERIOD, AS YOU WELL KNOW — TRADITIONALLY BEEN A PERIOD, AS TRADITIONALLY BEEN A PERIOD, AS YOU WELL KNOW, TO PUSH AN AGENDA YOU WELL KNOW, TO PUSH AN AGENDA AND GET A PLACE SAGEMESSAGE TO T AND GET A PLACE SAGEMESSAGE TO T AND GET THE POLITICAL HOUSE IN AND GET THE POLITICAL HOUSE IN ORDER BEFORE THE CAMPAIGN GETS ORDER BEFORE THE CAMPAIGN GETS GOING. GOING. WE STARTED WITH JULY 4th, THE WE STARTED WITH JULY 4th, THE FIREWORKS, BIG SPEECH AND FIREWORKS, BIG SPEECH AND TRIBUTE TO AMERICA AND TO TRUMP. TRIBUTE TO AMERICA AND TO TRUMP. THAT TURNED OUT TO BE THE THAT TURNED OUT TO BE THE PINNACLE OF THE SEASON BECAUSE PINNACLE OF THE SEASON BECAUSE FROM THERE HE STARTED ATTACKING FROM THERE HE STARTED ATTACKING THE FOUR CONGRESSWOMAN OF COLOR THE FOUR CONGRESSWOMAN OF COLOR AND THE SQUAD WITH THE RACIST AND THE SQUAD WITH THE RACIST COMMENT OF GO BACK TO YOUR COMMENT OF GO BACK TO YOUR COUNTRIES YOU’RE FROM AND COUNTRIES YOU’RE FROM AND ATTACKED THE CITY OF BALTIMORE ATTACKED THE CITY OF BALTIMORE AND ELIJAH CUMMINGS AND THE TRIP AND ELIJAH CUMMINGS AND THE TRIP TO FRANCE THAT WAS WHIPSAW TO FRANCE THAT WAS WHIPSAW DIPLOMACY AND TRUMP LEFT OUR DIPLOMACY AND TRUMP LEFT OUR ALLIES WONDERING ABOUT THE STATE ALLIES WONDERING ABOUT THE STATE OF AMERICAN LEADERSHIP. OF AMERICAN LEADERSHIP. THE PRESIDENT’S AIDES AND THE PRESIDENT’S AIDES AND ADVISORS PUBLICLY GIVE TRUMP A ADVISORS PUBLICLY GIVE TRUMP A LOT OF VICTORIES FOR THE SUMMER LOT OF VICTORIES FOR THE SUMMER BUT PRIVATELY, THEY ACKNOWLEDGE BUT PRIVATELY, THEY ACKNOWLEDGE THIS WAS REALLY A MISSED THIS WAS REALLY A MISSED OPPORTUNITY AND PERIOD OF OPPORTUNITY AND PERIOD OF SELF-SABOTAGE. SELF-SABOTAGE.>>THIS IS THE LINE I’M TOLD,>>THIS IS THE LINE I’M TOLD, THESE KIND OF CONCERNED KEEPS THESE KIND OF CONCERNED KEEPS HIM UP AT NIGHT. HIM UP AT NIGHT. TRUMP’S ECONOMY BEGAN TO FALTER TRUMP’S ECONOMY BEGAN TO FALTER PING-PONGING BASED ON THE PING-PONGING BASED ON THE PRESIDENT’S ERRATIC BEHAVIOR. PRESIDENT’S ERRATIC BEHAVIOR. IT’S SO SUBTLE. IT’S SO SUBTLE. THIS IDEA OF HIS ERRATIC THIS IDEA OF HIS ERRATIC BEHAVIOR IS SOMETHING EVEN HIS BEHAVIOR IS SOMETHING EVEN HIS FRIENDS AND ALLIES ACKNOWLEDGE FRIENDS AND ALLIES ACKNOWLEDGE EVEN FROM THE OUTSIDE CONCERNS EVEN FROM THE OUTSIDE CONCERNS THEM AS WELL. THEM AS WELL. WHAT IS THE THREAD THAT RUNS WHAT IS THE THREAD THAT RUNS THROUGH THIS WASTED SUMMER? THROUGH THIS WASTED SUMMER? IT WOULD SEEM THIS ERRATIC IT WOULD SEEM THIS ERRATIC BEHAVIOR SPILLING OUT IN FULL BEHAVIOR SPILLING OUT IN FULL VIEW AND NOT JUST USED TO RAIL VIEW AND NOT JUST USED TO RAIL AGAINST HIS PERCEIVED ENEMIES OF AGAINST HIS PERCEIVED ENEMIES OF THE JUSTICE DEPARTMENT BUT THE JUSTICE DEPARTMENT BUT STARTING TO UNMORE THE GLOBAL STARTING TO UNMORE THE GLOBAL ECONOMY. ECONOMY.>>IF YOU JUST TAKE THE PUBLIC>>IF YOU JUST TAKE THE PUBLIC COMMENTS AND TWEETS AND COMMENTS AND TWEETS AND STATEMENTS TO REPORTERS, THERE’S STATEMENTS TO REPORTERS, THERE’S NO OTHER WAY TO DESCRIBE IT THAN NO OTHER WAY TO DESCRIBE IT THAN ERRATIC. ERRATIC. THE MARKETS WERE IN TURMOIL IN THE MARKETS WERE IN TURMOIL IN LATE AUGUST. LATE AUGUST. YOU HEARD FROM THE PRESIDENT, YOU HEARD FROM THE PRESIDENT, YES, WE’RE CONSIDERING A TAX YES, WE’RE CONSIDERING A TAX CUT, WAIT, NO, WE’RE NOT, YES, CUT, WAIT, NO, WE’RE NOT, YES, WE ARE AND, NO, WE’RE NOT. WE ARE AND, NO, WE’RE NOT. IT WAS BACK AND FORTH WHAT THE IT WAS BACK AND FORTH WHAT THE PRESIDENT REALLY BELIEVED FROM A PRESIDENT REALLY BELIEVED FROM A POLICY STANDPOINT AND WHAT HIS POLICY STANDPOINT AND WHAT HIS ADMINISTRATION WAS ACTUALLY ADMINISTRATION WAS ACTUALLY DOING AND TAKE INTO DOING AND TAKE INTO CONSIDERATION THE TRADE WAR WITH CONSIDERATION THE TRADE WAR WITH CHINA IS MORE ACRIMONIOUS AND CHINA IS MORE ACRIMONIOUS AND TRUMP HAS BEEN TALKING ABOUT TRUMP HAS BEEN TALKING ABOUT THERE BEING AN OFFERING FOR MANY THERE BEING AN OFFERING FOR MANY MONTHS AND THERE HASN’T. MONTHS AND THERE HASN’T. THEN HE WENT ABROAD TO FRANCE THEN HE WENT ABROAD TO FRANCE AND COULDN’T GET THE MESSAGE AND COULDN’T GET THE MESSAGE STRAIGHT TO CHINA AND EXPRESSED STRAIGHT TO CHINA AND EXPRESSED REGRETS AND SECOND THOUGHTS AND REGRETS AND SECOND THOUGHTS AND THEN WENT AWAY FROM THAT. THEN WENT AWAY FROM THAT. IT LEFT INVESTORS AND EVERYDAY IT LEFT INVESTORS AND EVERYDAY AMERICANS WONDERING WHAT IS AMERICANS WONDERING WHAT IS REALLY GOING ON HERE. REALLY GOING ON HERE.>>I’M TOLD THERE ARE A BUCKET>>I’M TOLD THERE ARE A BUCKET OF TRUMP FANS AROUND HIS OF TRUMP FANS AROUND HIS PERSONAL CONDUCT, AROUND THE PERSONAL CONDUCT, AROUND THE DISTASTEFUL TWEETS AND ERRATIC DISTASTEFUL TWEETS AND ERRATIC NATURE AND ATTACKS ON PERCEIVED NATURE AND ATTACKS ON PERCEIVED ENEMIES LIKE COMEY AND MUELLER ENEMIES LIKE COMEY AND MUELLER AND ROSENSTEIN AND FIGURES LIKE AND ROSENSTEIN AND FIGURES LIKE THAT, THAT DOES NOT TAKE AWAY THAT, THAT DOES NOT TAKE AWAY FROM HIS POLITICAL STANDING, FROM HIS POLITICAL STANDING, DOESN’T HURT HIM WITH HIS BASE. DOESN’T HURT HIM WITH HIS BASE. THEN, I’M TOLD TO LOOK OUT FOR THEN, I’M TOLD TO LOOK OUT FOR THIS CONDUCT PHIL REPORTED, THIS CONDUCT PHIL REPORTED, ERRATIC CONDUCT THAT SEEMS TO ERRATIC CONDUCT THAT SEEMS TO DESTABILIZE THE ACADEMY, THAT DESTABILIZE THE ACADEMY, THAT THAT’S THE FLASHING LIGHT FOR THAT’S THE FLASHING LIGHT FOR THIS PRESIDENT. THIS PRESIDENT.>>YES, IT IS.>>YES, IT IS. FIRST OF ALL, IT’S TERRIFIC FIRST OF ALL, IT’S TERRIFIC STORY I’M JEALOUS OF. STORY I’M JEALOUS OF. THEY HIT THE NAIL ON THE HEAD. THEY HIT THE NAIL ON THE HEAD. THIS IS A WASTE OPPORTUNITY. THIS IS A WASTE OPPORTUNITY. SUMMERS BEFORE ELECTION SUMMERS BEFORE ELECTION CAMPAIGN, YOU SET THE NARRATIVE CAMPAIGN, YOU SET THE NARRATIVE AND SAY, HEY, I DESERVE FOUR AND SAY, HEY, I DESERVE FOUR MORE YEARS BECAUSE OF THESE MORE YEARS BECAUSE OF THESE ARGUMENTS AND START LAYING IT ARGUMENTS AND START LAYING IT OUT, WHILE THE OTHER SIDE IS IN OUT, WHILE THE OTHER SIDE IS IN THE MIDDLE OF THEIR PRIMARY THE MIDDLE OF THEIR PRIMARY BATTLES, AND YOU HAVE THE STAGE BATTLES, AND YOU HAVE THE STAGE TO YOURSELF. TO YOURSELF.>>THERE ARE SOME AROUND THAT>>THERE ARE SOME AROUND THAT THINK THE ATTACK ON THE FOUR THINK THE ATTACK ON THE FOUR CONGRESSWOMAN OF COLOR WERE CONGRESSWOMAN OF COLOR WERE EFFECTIVE. EFFECTIVE. HE MET KING JUNG UP AT THE DM HE MET KING JUNG UP AT THE DM KIM JONG-UN AT THE DMZ, KIM JONG-UN AT THE DMZ, SOMETHING I WAS PART OF. SOMETHING I WAS PART OF. IT’S THE ECONOMY, YOU’RE RIGHT. IT’S THE ECONOMY, YOU’RE RIGHT. THAT’S THE BIGGEST THING HERE. THAT’S THE BIGGEST THING HERE. THAT IS THE NUMBER ONE REASON THAT IS THE NUMBER ONE REASON FOR THE ELECTION, HANDLING A FOR THE ELECTION, HANDLING A STRONG ECONOMY ONE HE INHERITED STRONG ECONOMY ONE HE INHERITED FROM PRESIDENT OBAMA, BUT IT HAS FROM PRESIDENT OBAMA, BUT IT HAS BEEN SUCCESSFUL UNDER HIS WATCH BEEN SUCCESSFUL UNDER HIS WATCH AND ALLOWED SOME TO OVERLOOK AND ALLOWED SOME TO OVERLOOK DISTASTEFUL CONDUCT. DISTASTEFUL CONDUCT. I DON’T LIKE THIS OR THAT. I DON’T LIKE THIS OR THAT. BUT I CAN HOLD MY NOSE BECAUSE BUT I CAN HOLD MY NOSE BECAUSE MY SMALL BUSINESS IS DOING WELL, MY SMALL BUSINESS IS DOING WELL, MY BANK ACCOUNT IS DOING WELL MY BANK ACCOUNT IS DOING WELL AND WALL STREET IS DOING WELL AND WALL STREET IS DOING WELL AND THE ECONOMY IS DOING WELL. AND THE ECONOMY IS DOING WELL. IF THAT STARTS TO GO AWAY, HE’S IF THAT STARTS TO GO AWAY, HE’S IN TROUBLE, PARTICULARLY BECAUSE IN TROUBLE, PARTICULARLY BECAUSE THE WOUNDS SEEM PERSONALLY THE WOUNDS SEEM PERSONALLY INFLICTED LIKE THE TRADE WAR ON INFLICTED LIKE THE TRADE WAR ON CHINA AND LEAVES THIS PRESIDENT CHINA AND LEAVES THIS PRESIDENT FLAILING RIGHT NOW BECAUSE HE FLAILING RIGHT NOW BECAUSE HE HAS A SENSE THE ECONOMY IS HAS A SENSE THE ECONOMY IS SLIPPING AWAY AND MAYBE HIS SLIPPING AWAY AND MAYBE HIS REELECTION, TOO. REELECTION, TOO.>>I KNOW A LITTLE BIT OF>>I KNOW A LITTLE BIT OF RUNNING FOR REELECTION AFTER RUNNING FOR REELECTION AFTER YOUR POLL NUMBERS HAVE TAKEN A YOUR POLL NUMBERS HAVE TAKEN A BEATING. BEATING. THAT WAS WHAT GEORGE W. BUSH WAS THAT WAS WHAT GEORGE W. BUSH WAS IN THE YEAR BEFORE THE ELECTION IN THE YEAR BEFORE THE ELECTION YEAR. YEAR. ONE IS TO REASSURE YOUR ONE IS TO REASSURE YOUR VULNERABILITIES. VULNERABILITIES. THEY APPEAR INCOMPETENT. THEY APPEAR INCOMPETENT. THE PERFORMANCE OF THIS THE PERFORMANCE OF THIS HURRICANE, NO ONE THINKS A HURRICANE, NO ONE THINKS A PRESIDENT CAN BEND THE ARC OF PRESIDENT CAN BEND THE ARC OF THE STORM. THE STORM. YOU HAVE TO GRAB THE HANGING YOU HAVE TO GRAB THE HANGING FRUIT AND WE FAILED. FRUIT AND WE FAILED. DONALD TRUMP DID NOT TURN IN A DONALD TRUMP DID NOT TURN IN A PERFORMANCE THIS WEEKEND THAT PERFORMANCE THIS WEEKEND THAT DOES ANYTHING TO SHORE UP HIS DOES ANYTHING TO SHORE UP HIS COMPETENCE NARRATIVE. COMPETENCE NARRATIVE.>>IT SHOULD HAVE BEEN A WAY TO>>IT SHOULD HAVE BEEN A WAY TO SURE IT UP AND HOW TO RESPOND TO SURE IT UP AND HOW TO RESPOND TO ONE OF THESE THINGS. ONE OF THESE THINGS.>>LET ME POINT OUT ANOTHER>>LET ME POINT OUT ANOTHER THING, THE “NEW YORK TIMES” THING, THE “NEW YORK TIMES” FOUND HE DID NOT EVEN EXCEED FOUND HE DID NOT EVEN EXCEED THAT STANDARD. THAT STANDARD. GEORGE W. BUSH FAILED TRYING BUT GEORGE W. BUSH FAILED TRYING BUT DONALD TRUMP DIDN’T APPEAR TO DONALD TRUMP DIDN’T APPEAR TO TRY WITH ALL THE TRIPS TO THE TRY WITH ALL THE TRIPS TO THE GOLF COURSE. GOLF COURSE.>>HE FLIES TO CAMP DAVID WHERE>>HE FLIES TO CAMP DAVID WHERE HE WILL MONITOR THE STORM. HE WILL MONITOR THE STORM. OKAY. OKAY. WHAT DOES HE DO? WHAT DOES HE DO? FLIES FROM CAMP DAVID TO THE FLIES FROM CAMP DAVID TO THE GOLF COURSE AND GETS HIS 18 GOLF COURSE AND GETS HIS 18 HOLES IN. HOLES IN. HE WAS BRIEFED ON THE COURSE AND HE WAS BRIEFED ON THE COURSE AND HE RECEIVED THE INFORMATION HE RECEIVED THE INFORMATION ABOUT THE STORM, MAYBE, BUT HE ABOUT THE STORM, MAYBE, BUT HE DIDN’T PROJECT HE WAS AWARE OF DIDN’T PROJECT HE WAS AWARE OF IT. IT. IT WAS MADE CLEAR A COUPLE DAYS IT WAS MADE CLEAR A COUPLE DAYS AGO WE WOULD ESCAPE IT. AGO WE WOULD ESCAPE IT. BOTH DAYS ON WEEKEND GOLFING BOTH DAYS ON WEEKEND GOLFING SENDS OFF AND ERRONEOUS TWEET SENDS OFF AND ERRONEOUS TWEET THAT ALABAMA WAS IN DANGER AND THAT ALABAMA WAS IN DANGER AND NOT THAT JUST HE SENT IT OFF, HE NOT THAT JUST HE SENT IT OFF, HE DOUBLED DOWN ON IT AND SAID HE DOUBLED DOWN ON IT AND SAID HE WAS RIGHT ALL ALONG. WAS RIGHT ALL ALONG.>>AL ROKER IN ALL HIS CAREER>>AL ROKER IN ALL HIS CAREER HAS NEVER SEEN THE NATIONAL HAS NEVER SEEN THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HAVE TO CORRECT WEATHER SERVICE HAVE TO CORRECT A SITTING AMERICAN PRESIDENT IN A SITTING AMERICAN PRESIDENT IN THE HOUR OF GREAT DANGER FOR A THE HOUR OF GREAT DANGER FOR A LOT OF PEOPLE IN THE STORM’S LOT OF PEOPLE IN THE STORM’S PATH. PATH.>>DONALD TRUMP COULD CARE LESS>>DONALD TRUMP COULD CARE LESS IF HE’S TWEETING SOMETHING THAT IF HE’S TWEETING SOMETHING THAT PUTS LIVES IN DANGER OR DEVERTS PUTS LIVES IN DANGER OR DEVERTS RESOURCES. RESOURCES. HE SIMPLY CARES ABOUT HIS NUMBER HE SIMPLY CARES ABOUT HIS NUMBER ONE TRUTH IN HIMSELF. ONE TRUTH IN HIMSELF. HE BELIEVES PERSONAL TRUTH, EVEN HE BELIEVES PERSONAL TRUTH, EVEN IF IT IS BLATANTLY AND IF IT IS BLATANTLY AND DEMONSTRATEBLY WRONG, HE JUST DEMONSTRATEBLY WRONG, HE JUST HAS NO PROBLEMS FRAGRANTLY LYING HAS NO PROBLEMS FRAGRANTLY LYING CONSTANTLY. CONSTANTLY.>>IT IS AMAZING ELISE, WE SPENT>>IT IS AMAZING ELISE, WE SPENT A LOT OF THE COUPLE FIRST TWO A LOT OF THE COUPLE FIRST TWO YEARS, IS THERE NOTHING SACRED? YEARS, IS THERE NOTHING SACRED? CLEARLY NOT. CLEARLY NOT. IS THERE NOTHING THAT CHILLS HIM IS THERE NOTHING THAT CHILLS HIM TO THE BONE AND SHUSHES HIM, TO THE BONE AND SHUSHES HIM, CLEARLY NOT AND NOT EVEN CLEARLY NOT AND NOT EVEN SILENCED, BUT SLOWED. SILENCED, BUT SLOWED. THE TWEETS WE DON’T WANT TO PUT THE TWEETS WE DON’T WANT TO PUT THEM ALL UP OR AMPLIFY THE THEM ALL UP OR AMPLIFY THE LUNACY. LUNACY. BUT HE IS TWEETING AT AN BUT HE IS TWEETING AT AN INCREASED CLIP FROM YOU AND INCREASED CLIP FROM YOU AND PHIL’S GREAT REPORTING IS PHIL’S GREAT REPORTING IS INCREASED ANXIETY, THAT YOU ARE INCREASED ANXIETY, THAT YOU ARE DESCRIBING. DESCRIBING.>>I WAS ON YOUR SHOW A FEW>>I WAS ON YOUR SHOW A FEW WEEKS AGO IN THE MIDDLE OF WEEKS AGO IN THE MIDDLE OF DONALD TRUMP’S GOING TO THE DONALD TRUMP’S GOING TO THE HOSPITAL IN DAYTON AND EL PASO, HOSPITAL IN DAYTON AND EL PASO, AND ON THAT DAY HE IS MEETING AND ON THAT DAY HE IS MEETING VICTIM MEMBERS AND PEOPLE WHO VICTIM MEMBERS AND PEOPLE WHO LOST LOVED ONES HE’S TWEETING LOST LOVED ONES HE’S TWEETING AWAY ON POLITICAL RIVALS. AWAY ON POLITICAL RIVALS.>>HE WAS ATTACKING JOE BIDEN.>>HE WAS ATTACKING JOE BIDEN.>>IT IS A SPECIAL LOW AND THIS>>IT IS A SPECIAL LOW AND THIS IS ANOTHER SPECIAL LOW AND COMES IS ANOTHER SPECIAL LOW AND COMES IN THE AFTERMATH OF HIS SUMMER IN THE AFTERMATH OF HIS SUMMER OF RACISM, CONSTANTLY PLAYING OF RACISM, CONSTANTLY PLAYING THE RACE CARD, ATTACKING ELIJAH THE RACE CARD, ATTACKING ELIJAH CUMMINGS AND GLOATING OVER HIS CUMMINGS AND GLOATING OVER HIS HOME BEING ROBBED. HOME BEING ROBBED. AND THEN TELLING CONGRESSWOMAN AND THEN TELLING CONGRESSWOMAN TO GO BACK HOME. TO GO BACK HOME. NOW, WITH THE RECESSION, YOU SEE NOW, WITH THE RECESSION, YOU SEE HOW THE PRESSURE POINTS OF BEING HOW THE PRESSURE POINTS OF BEING CALLED A RACIST, HE DOESN’T LIKE CALLED A RACIST, HE DOESN’T LIKE IT AND DOESN’T THINK HE IS IT AND DOESN’T THINK HE IS BECAUSE HE DOESN’T PUT ENOUGH BECAUSE HE DOESN’T PUT ENOUGH THOUGHT INTO THINKING ABOUT WHAT THOUGHT INTO THINKING ABOUT WHAT BEING A RACIST IS. BEING A RACIST IS. HE HATED THAT LABEL AND THAT HE HATED THAT LABEL AND THAT COUPLED WITH THE LOOMING COUPLED WITH THE LOOMING RECESSION WORRIES, HE IS RECESSION WORRIES, HE IS DEFINITELY NOT A CALM OR STABLE DEFINITELY NOT A CALM OR STABLE ACTOR RIGHT NOW, NOT THAT HE ACTOR RIGHT NOW, NOT THAT HE EVER REALLY HAS BEEN. EVER REALLY HAS BEEN.>>LET ME READ YOU A LITTLE BIT>>LET ME READ YOU A LITTLE BIT MORE FROM PHIL’S PIECE AND ASK MORE FROM PHIL’S PIECE AND ASK YOU TO ELABORATE. YOU TO ELABORATE. LET ME GIVE YOU TRUMP’S RESPONSE LET ME GIVE YOU TRUMP’S RESPONSE AND THEN ASK PHIL TO ELABORATE AND THEN ASK PHIL TO ELABORATE ON ADDITIONAL REPORTING. ON ADDITIONAL REPORTING. THIS IS TRUMP’S RESPONSE. THIS IS TRUMP’S RESPONSE. THE AMAZON “WASHINGTON POST” DID THE AMAZON “WASHINGTON POST” DID A STORY THAT I BROUGHT RACIST A STORY THAT I BROUGHT RACIST ATTACKS AGAINST THE “SQUAD.” ATTACKS AGAINST THE “SQUAD.” NO, THEY BROUGHT RACIST ATTACKS NO, THEY BROUGHT RACIST ATTACKS AGAINST OUR NATION. AGAINST OUR NATION. ALL I DO IS CALL THEM OUT FOR ALL I DO IS CALL THEM OUT FOR THE HORRIBLE THINGS THEY SAID. THE HORRIBLE THINGS THEY SAID. THE DEMOCRATS HAVE BECOME THE THE DEMOCRATS HAVE BECOME THE PARTY OF “THE SQUAD.” PARTY OF “THE SQUAD.” THIS IS WHERE JONATHAN IS THIS IS WHERE JONATHAN IS TALKING ABOUT DOUBLING DOWN AND TALKING ABOUT DOUBLING DOWN AND QUADRUPLING DOWN. QUADRUPLING DOWN.>>FACTS DON’T MATTER.>>FACTS DON’T MATTER. THE PRESIDENT HAD AN THE PRESIDENT HAD AN OPPORTUNITY, I WOULD ARGUE, TO OPPORTUNITY, I WOULD ARGUE, TO PAINT THE DEMOCRATIC PARTY AT PAINT THE DEMOCRATIC PARTY AT LARGE POLITICALLY SPEAKING AS LARGE POLITICALLY SPEAKING AS SOCIALISTESQUE IF YOU LOOK AT SOCIALISTESQUE IF YOU LOOK AT THE POLICIES. THE POLICIES. I THINK SOME OF THE REMARKS IN I THINK SOME OF THE REMARKS IN THE PAST HAVE BEEN PROBLEMATIC THE PAST HAVE BEEN PROBLEMATIC AND MOST AGREE WITH THAT AND MOST AGREE WITH THAT STATEMENT. STATEMENT. HOWEVER, MY POINT TO THE HOWEVER, MY POINT TO THE PRESIDENT WOULD BE WHEN YOU PRESIDENT WOULD BE WHEN YOU TWEET RACIST CRAP AND SAY RACIST TWEET RACIST CRAP AND SAY RACIST CRAP, MORE THAN LIKELY PEOPLE CRAP, MORE THAN LIKELY PEOPLE WILL BELIEVE YOU’RE A RACIST. WILL BELIEVE YOU’RE A RACIST. IT’S JUST THAT SIMPLE. IT’S JUST THAT SIMPLE. TO WHAT YOU’RE TALKING ABOUT IN TO WHAT YOU’RE TALKING ABOUT IN THE ECONOMY, THE PRESIDENT THE ECONOMY, THE PRESIDENT PROMISED TO BRING BACK PROMISED TO BRING BACK MANUFACTURING JOBS. MANUFACTURING JOBS. WHERE IS THE PROMISE? WHERE IS THE PROMISE? HE PROMISED TO BUILD A WALL. HE PROMISED TO BUILD A WALL. WHERE IS THAT PROMISE? WHERE IS THAT PROMISE? HE PROMISED TO ATTACK OPIOIDS, HE PROMISED TO ATTACK OPIOIDS, WHERE IS THAT PROMISE? WHERE IS THAT PROMISE? THE ONLY THING HE HAS LEFT IS THE ONLY THING HE HAS LEFT IS THIS ECONOMIST. THIS ECONOMIST. THE ECONOMY IS STARTING TO SLOW THE ECONOMY IS STARTING TO SLOW DOWN INDICATES IT’S PRETTY MUCH DOWN INDICATES IT’S PRETTY MUCH SPLIT BETWEEN AMERICANS NO SPLIT BETWEEN AMERICANS NO LONGER GIVING THIS PRESIDENT LONGER GIVING THIS PRESIDENT CREDIT FOR THE ECONOMY. CREDIT FOR THE ECONOMY. IF YOU ARE A MODERATE REPUBLICAN IF YOU ARE A MODERATE REPUBLICAN OR INDEPENDENT LEANING, WHAT OR INDEPENDENT LEANING, WHAT WILL ALLOW YOU TO CONTINUE TO WILL ALLOW YOU TO CONTINUE TO SUPPORT THIS GUY IF THIS ECONOMY SUPPORT THIS GUY IF THIS ECONOMY FALTERS? FALTERS? THERE IS NOTHING LEFT. THERE IS NOTHING LEFT.>>IT’S A GOOD POINT.>>IT’S A GOOD POINT. A LOT OF PEOPLE VOTING ON THE A LOT OF PEOPLE VOTING ON THE ECONOMY IS PSYCHOLOGY, FEELING ECONOMY IS PSYCHOLOGY, FEELING LIKE, WELL, I HAVEN’T SEEN IT IN LIKE, WELL, I HAVEN’T SEEN IT IN MY OWN BOTTOM LINE. MY OWN BOTTOM LINE. LET’S FACE IT, A LOT OF PEOPLE LET’S FACE IT, A LOT OF PEOPLE HAVE IT. HAVE IT. IF THAT PSYCHOLOGY GOES AWAY, HE IF THAT PSYCHOLOGY GOES AWAY, HE LOSES — I WOULD SAY THE SINGLE LOSES — I WOULD SAY THE SINGLE MOST IMPORTANT SORT OF ARGUMENT MOST IMPORTANT SORT OF ARGUMENT HE HAS FOR HIS OWN REELECTION. HE HAS FOR HIS OWN REELECTION.>>THAT’S AN IMPORTANT POINT,>>THAT’S AN IMPORTANT POINT, NICOLLE. NICOLLE. THAT’S HOW THE PRESIDENT SEES THAT’S HOW THE PRESIDENT SEES IT, TOO, ACCORDING TO MY OWN IT, TOO, ACCORDING TO MY OWN REPORTING. REPORTING. HE UNDERSTANDS HE HAS THE HE UNDERSTANDS HE HAS THE ABILITY WITH HIS MEGAPHONE, TO ABILITY WITH HIS MEGAPHONE, TO SHAPE THE PSYCHOLOGICAL AND HOW SHAPE THE PSYCHOLOGICAL AND HOW PEOPLE MIGHT FEEL ABOUT THE PEOPLE MIGHT FEEL ABOUT THE ECONOMY, THE MARKET MIGHT DIP OR ECONOMY, THE MARKET MIGHT DIP OR THINGS COULD HAPPEN TO BRING ON THINGS COULD HAPPEN TO BRING ON AN ECONOMIC DOWN TURN. AN ECONOMIC DOWN TURN. IF HE CONTINUES TO PROCLAIM THE IF HE CONTINUES TO PROCLAIM THE ECONOMY IS ROARING, GREAT, ECONOMY IS ROARING, GREAT, BRINGING BACK ALL THESE JOBS AND BRINGING BACK ALL THESE JOBS AND ALL THE COAL MINERS ARE BACK TO ALL THE COAL MINERS ARE BACK TO WORK AND NO PLANTS ARE SHUTTING WORK AND NO PLANTS ARE SHUTTING DOWN AND EVERYONE’S 401(K)S ARE DOWN AND EVERYONE’S 401(K)S ARE GREAT, PEOPLE MIGHT BE GREAT, PEOPLE MIGHT BE OPTIMISTIC AND PRESIDENT TRUMP’S OPTIMISTIC AND PRESIDENT TRUMP’S VIEW AND WHY HE’S SO FIXATED VIEW AND WHY HE’S SO FIXATED ABOUT GETTING THE MESSAGE OUT ON ABOUT GETTING THE MESSAGE OUT ON TWITTER AND ELSEWHERE ABOUT THE TWITTER AND ELSEWHERE ABOUT THE ECONOMY. ECONOMY. IT CAN ONLY HOLD SO LONG BUT IF IT CAN ONLY HOLD SO LONG BUT IF THERE IS A DOWN TURN PEOPLE WILL THERE IS A DOWN TURN PEOPLE WILL FEEL IT. FEEL IT.>>>YOU WRITE ABOUT THE>>>YOU WRITE ABOUT THE PRESIDENT’S ADVISORS AND OUTSIDE PRESIDENT’S ADVISORS AND OUTSIDE ALLIES BEMOAN WHAT WAS AN ALLIES BEMOAN WHAT WAS AN OPPORTUNITY AND SABOTAGE. OPPORTUNITY AND SABOTAGE. AND YOU TALKED ABOUT CRASHING AND YOU TALKED ABOUT CRASHING THROUGH THE GUARD RAIL AS THIS THROUGH THE GUARD RAIL AS THIS HURRICANE BEARS DOWN. HURRICANE BEARS DOWN. WE SHOULD REMIND OUR VIEWERS WE SHOULD REMIND OUR VIEWERS THERE IS AN ACTING DEPUTY OF THERE IS AN ACTING DEPUTY OF HOMELAND SECURITY AND ACTING HOMELAND SECURITY AND ACTING DEPUTY FEMA ADMINISTRATOR AND IN DEPUTY FEMA ADMINISTRATOR AND IN YOUR REPORTING, YOU SORT OF TIE YOUR REPORTING, YOU SORT OF TIE TOGETHER ALL THESE DYNAMICS TOGETHER ALL THESE DYNAMICS REALLY CONTRIBUTING TO REALLY CONTRIBUTING TO UNPRECEDENTED POLITICAL WEAKNESS UNPRECEDENTED POLITICAL WEAKNESS EVEN DURING THIS PRESIDENCY. EVEN DURING THIS PRESIDENCY.>>THAT’S RIGHT, NICOLLE AND>>THAT’S RIGHT, NICOLLE AND SHOWS INSTABILITY OF THESE SHOWS INSTABILITY OF THESE ACTING DIRECTORS. ACTING DIRECTORS. ONE I WOULD ADD IS CHIEF OF ONE I WOULD ADD IS CHIEF OF STAFF, NICK MULVANEY BROUGHT ON STAFF, NICK MULVANEY BROUGHT ON IN JANUARY BUT THAT’S NINE IN JANUARY BUT THAT’S NINE MONTHS, IN THE NINTH MONTH OF MONTHS, IN THE NINTH MONTH OF CHIEF OF STAFF. CHIEF OF STAFF. THERE’S NOT PERMANENCE IN THE

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