Sen. Amy Klobuchar On 2020: ‘I’m The One That Can Beat Donald Trump’ | NBC News NOW

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Published: 12/27/2019

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NBC News’ Ali Vitali sits with Sen. Amy Klobuchar as she makes a final push for her campaign in Iowa ahead of the 2020 caucuses. » Subscribe to NBC News: http://nbcnews.to/SubscribeToNBC » Watch more NBC video: http://bit.ly/MoreNBCNews NBC News Digital is a collection of innovative and powerfu...



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Push ahead of the iowa caucuses. ali batali, sat down with the ali batali sat down with the senator aboard her campaign bus senator aboard her campaign bus for an exclusive interview. for an exclusive interview. Here we are on the big green . Here we are on the big green bus. bus. you’ve got a lot of momentum. you’ve got a lot of momentum, here. here. , . More importantly, i think the .
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/>More importantly, i think the voters in the four early states voters in the four early states they get. What are you supposed? They get. What are you supposed to do. to do. ? You have a constitutional duty. You have a constitutional duty. that’s. What i will do. that’s, what i will do. i’ll skype into all four states. i’ll skype into all four states.

we’re going to find a way to do we’re going to find a way to do. It. it. I have said this publicly. I have said this publicly. i’m in leadership in the senate. , i’m in leadership in the senate. I was the only presidential. I was the only presidential candidate in the room with candidate in the room with senator schumer and others, and a senator schumer and others, and a few of us said, look i’m.

Not few of us said, look i’m not going to change anything. going to change anything. I think that weshould have the. I think that we should have the trial. That is the best. trial, that is the best. We should get the most witnesses, we should get the most witnesses we can and the chips will fall. We can and the chips will fall where they may. , where they may. i’m the one that can beat donald i’m, the one that can beat donald trump.

trump. , i’m the one that has won in the i’m, the one that has won in the middle of the country. In rural middle of the country, in rural areas, in suburban areas in areas in suburban areas, in areas with a fired up democratic areas, with a fired up democratic base, inthe city. base in the city. , we had the highest voter turnout. We had the highest voter turnout when i led the ticket in the when i led the ticket in the united states of america. united states of america. It feels like you were . It feels like you were certainly trying to blow a hole, certainly trying to blow a hole in what --, in what --, [ inaudible, ] [ inaudible, ], . I think my case was that i . I think my case was that i have actually won and he makes have actually won and he makes the case he could win.

the case he could win. , but when he ran state-wide hebut when he ran state-wide, he wasn’t able to win. wasn’t able to win. In fact, he conceded by a major, in fact, he conceded by a major margin. margin. What do ? What do , >, >, [ inaudible, ], [ inaudible, ], , sometimes what you do when ? Sometimes what you do when it’s? The holiday season and you it’s the holiday season and you have friends you see or family, have friends you see or family members. You see it’s a good members. You see it’s a good time to talk about things, good time to talk about things, good and bad. and bad. that’s how you were able to work that’s how you were ableto work with people in your life and to with people in your life and to love People in your life.

love people in your life. , i don’t know if. , i don’t know if. I think one of the things we’re. I think one of the things we’re lacking right now in the white lacking right now in the white house is a president who never house is a president who never asks for forgiveness for asks for forgiveness, for anything. anything. he’s, never humble. he’s, never humble. He was given $ 413 million over. He was given $ 413 million over his life from his own dad.

, his life from his own dad. That’S why he’s living in this that’s whyhe’s living in this nice house and everything, else. nice house and everything else. As a powerful person, you’re as a powerful person, you’re, probably going to make a mistake, probably going to make a mistake along the way. along the way. How do you accept wrongdoing, for how do you accept wrongdoing, for your mistakes and move forward? Your mistakes and move forward, , i think what you do. Is you ex ? I think what you do. Is you ex explain things to people.

Explain things to people. I had a job where i ran a. I had a job where i ran a prosecutor’s office. prosecutor’s office. Sometimes we would have to make sometimes wewould have to make agreements plea. Agreements. agreements plea agreements. I always thought the best. I always thought the best approach was to explain it to approach was to explain it to the public and it turned out to the public and it turned out to be right.

Be right. You explain things. , you explain things. as long as you explain things as long as you explain things, people understand, it. people understand it. I think that’s what’s, really. I think that’s what’s really lacking in this president. Lacking in this president.

- , you talked about states that . You talked about states that had two women simultaneously in had two women simultaneously in the senate. The senate. ihave never put any limits. I have never put any limits on who the vice president would on who the vice president would be. be. I think you want someone who can. I think you want someone who can take over and take over, take over and take over strongly. strongly.

I think you want someone that i think you want someone that complements you. complements you. That often means in your styles that often means in your styles and the work you do and your and the work you do and your expertise. expertise. I think the most important thing i think the most important thing is someone that can take over. is someone that can take over. we’ve heard some names from >. > we’ve heard some names from joe biden. joe biden.

Do you have my names? Do you have my names, , i’m, not going to put out i’m, not going to put out names. names. I think it’s more important that i think it’s more important, that you look for the right person. You look for the right person. I know a little bit about. I know a little bit about electing good vice presidents. , electing good vice presidents.

The joke in the state was always.


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