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TEN CANDIDATES WILL BE CLASH AT TEN CANDIDATES WILL BE CLASH AT THIS FIRST DEBATE TONIGHT.

THIS FIRST DEBATE TONIGHT.

THEY ARE SOME OF THE PARTY’S THEY ARE SOME OF THE PARTY’S MOST FAMOUS NAMES LIKE ELIZABETH MOST FAMOUS NAMES LIKE ELIZABETH WARREN BUT LESSER KNOWN FIGURES.

WARREN BUT LESSER KNOWN FIGURES.

WASHINGTON GOVERNOR JAY INSLEE.

WASHINGTON GOVERNOR JAY INSLEE.

SEVEN OUT OF TEN DEMOCRATS SAY SEVEN OUT OF TEN DEMOCRATS SAY THEY’VE NEVER HEARD OF HIM.

THEY’VE NEVER HEARD OF HIM.

BUT HERE’S THE THING ABOUT BUT HERE’S THE THING ABOUT DEBATES.

DEBATES.

THAT COULD CHANGE IN A FEW HOURS THAT COULD CHANGE IN A FEW HOURS TONIGHT WHEN HE TAKES THE STAGE TONIGHT WHEN HE TAKES THE STAGE FOR AN EVENT WHERE A LOT OF FOR AN EVENT WHERE A LOT OF DEMOCRATS ARE WATCHING.

DEMOCRATS ARE WATCHING.

HIS WALK OW THROUGH WAS EARLIER HIS WALK OW THROUGH WAS EARLIER TODAY.

TODAY.

LOOKING CASUAL.

LOOKING CASUAL.

HE’S RUNNING AS THE GREEN HE’S RUNNING AS THE GREEN CANDIDATE.

CANDIDATE.

HIT THE TRUMP ADMINISTRATION ON HIT THE TRUMP ADMINISTRATION ON THAT ISSUE TODAY AFTER TOURING THAT ISSUE TODAY AFTER TOURING THE EVERGLADES.

THE EVERGLADES.

>> MIKE PENCE SAID WE NOW HAVE >> MIKE PENCE SAID WE NOW HAVE THE CLEANEST AIR IN THE WORLD, THE CLEANEST AIR IN THE WORLD, THAT THERE’S NOTHING TO WORRY THAT THERE’S NOTHING TO WORRY ABOUT FROM POLLUTION IN FOSSIL ABOUT FROM POLLUTION IN FOSSIL FUELS.

FUELS.

WAKE UP AND SMELL THE CARBON WAKE UP AND SMELL THE CARBON DIOXIDE, MIKE.

DIOXIDE, MIKE.

>> AND AS I’VE MENTIONED IN THIS >> AND AS I’VE MENTIONED IN THIS BROADCAST, THIS IS A RARITY BUT BROADCAST, THIS IS A RARITY BUT IT’S HAPPENING.

IT’S HAPPENING.

JAY INSLEE DOING AN INTERVIEW JAY INSLEE DOING AN INTERVIEW RIGHT BEFORE TONIGHT’S DEBATE.

RIGHT BEFORE TONIGHT’S DEBATE.

A BEAT EXCLUSIVE.

A BEAT EXCLUSIVE.

THANK YOU FOR BEING HERE.

THANK YOU FOR BEING HERE.

>> THANKS FOR BRINGING TRUTH TO >> THANKS FOR BRINGING TRUTH TO AMERICA.

AMERICA.

>> I LIKE THAT.

>> I LIKE THAT.

SO LOOK, MOST CANDIDATES DON’T SO LOOK, MOST CANDIDATES DON’T EVEN DO INTERVIEWS IN THE FEW EVEN DO INTERVIEWS IN THE FEW HOURS BEFORE.

HOURS BEFORE.

WE GET THE BENEFIT.

WE GET THE BENEFIT.

I THINK IT’S FASCINATING.

I THINK IT’S FASCINATING.

WHAT’S IN YOUR MIND RIGHT NOW? WHAT’S IN YOUR MIND RIGHT NOW? >> A COUPLE THINGS.

>> A COUPLE THINGS.

I WANT THE STORY OF FLORIDA I WANT THE STORY OF FLORIDA THAT’S BEING INUNDATED WITH SEA THAT’S BEING INUNDATED WITH SEA LEVEL RISE WHICH IS ALSO THE LEVEL RISE WHICH IS ALSO THE STORY OF OUR HOMETOWN AND MINE STORY OF OUR HOMETOWN AND MINE OF SEATTLE WHICH IS CLIMATE OF SEATTLE WHICH IS CLIMATE CHANGE IS RAVAGING MY STATE.

CHANGE IS RAVAGING MY STATE.

FOREST FIRES HAVE GIVEN US THE FOREST FIRES HAVE GIVEN US THE WORST QUALITY IN THE WORLD.

WORST QUALITY IN THE WORLD.

WE HAVE TO MAKE THE CLIMATE WE HAVE TO MAKE THE CLIMATE CRISIS THE TOP PRIORITY OF THE CRISIS THE TOP PRIORITY OF THE UNITED STATES.

UNITED STATES.

>> DO YOU PIVOT IF YOU GET A >> DO YOU PIVOT IF YOU GET A QUESTION ABOUT SOMETHING ELSE QUESTION ABOUT SOMETHING ELSE AND THAT’S YOUR PRIORITY? AND THAT’S YOUR PRIORITY? YOU’LL RUN TO THAT ISSUE? YOU’LL RUN TO THAT ISSUE? >> NOT NECESSARILY.

>> NOT NECESSARILY.

I’M HOPEFUL WE HAVE CLIMATE I’M HOPEFUL WE HAVE CLIMATE CHANGE QUESTIONS.

CHANGE QUESTIONS.

I’VE GOT A SECOND STORY.

I’VE GOT A SECOND STORY.

I’M A GOVERNOR THAT’S SUCCEEDED.

I’M A GOVERNOR THAT’S SUCCEEDED.

I’VE GOT THE HIGHEST MINIMUM I’VE GOT THE HIGHEST MINIMUM WAGE.

WAGE.

WE HAD THE GREATEST TEACHER PAY WE HAD THE GREATEST TEACHER PAY INCREASE IN THE UNITED STATES.

INCREASE IN THE UNITED STATES.

I’VE PASSED THE VERY FIRST I’VE PASSED THE VERY FIRST PUBLIC HEALTH OPTION IN THE PUBLIC HEALTH OPTION IN THE UNITED STATES.

UNITED STATES.

SPEECHES ARE GREAT.

SPEECHES ARE GREAT.

PLANS ARE GREAT.

PLANS ARE GREAT.

ACCOMPLISHMENTS ARE EVEN BETTER.

ACCOMPLISHMENTS ARE EVEN BETTER.

I’VE GOT A BOAT LOAD OF THEM IN I’VE GOT A BOAT LOAD OF THEM IN WASHINGTON STATE.

WASHINGTON STATE.

>> LET ME PRESS YOU ON THAT.

>> LET ME PRESS YOU ON THAT.

IN ANY OTHER CYCLE, SOME OF IN ANY OTHER CYCLE, SOME OF THESE GOVERNORS, YOURSELF THESE GOVERNORS, YOURSELF INCLUDED WOULD BE AND I DON’T INCLUDED WOULD BE AND I DON’T SAY THE THIS IN A RUDE WAY, BUT SAY THE THIS IN A RUDE WAY, BUT WOULD BE TAKEN SOMEHOW MORE WOULD BE TAKEN SOMEHOW MORE SERIOUSLY BY THE ELITES.

SERIOUSLY BY THE ELITES.

MAYBE IT DOESN’T MATTER BECAUSE MAYBE IT DOESN’T MATTER BECAUSE THE ELITES ARE WRONG ALL THE THE ELITES ARE WRONG ALL THE TIME.

TIME.

WHAT’S GOING ON THIS CYCLE? WHAT’S GOING ON THIS CYCLE? WE’VE GOT A WHOLE POINT HOW THIS WE’VE GOT A WHOLE POINT HOW THIS DOESN’T MATTER MUCH.

DOESN’T MATTER MUCH.

YOU SEE BIDEN AND BERNIE SANDERS YOU SEE BIDEN AND BERNIE SANDERS POLLING AND YOU, TULSI GABBARD, POLLING AND YOU, TULSI GABBARD, AMY KLOBUCHAR, CORY BOOKER AMY KLOBUCHAR, CORY BOOKER AROUND THE 1 OR TWO-POINT MARK.

AROUND THE 1 OR TWO-POINT MARK.

IS THAT BECAUSE PEOPLE ARE SO IS THAT BECAUSE PEOPLE ARE SO HUNGRY FOR FOLKS WHO HAVEN’T HUNGRY FOR FOLKS WHO HAVEN’T BEEN IN GOVERNMENT.

BEEN IN GOVERNMENT.

>> I THINK WHAT IT IS THE >> I THINK WHAT IT IS THE CENTRALIZATION OF THE NEWS CENTRALIZATION OF THE NEWS INDUSTRY.

INDUSTRY.

BASICALLY PEOPLE ARE NOW BASICALLY PEOPLE ARE NOW WATCHING WASHINGTON, D.

C.

NOT WATCHING WASHINGTON, D.

C.

NOT WITH REAL PROGRESS IS WHICH IS WITH REAL PROGRESS IS WHICH IS WASHINGTON STATE.

WASHINGTON STATE.

>> I THINK WHAT YOU’RE SAYING IS >> I THINK WHAT YOU’RE SAYING IS I SEE YOUR PROBLEM AND IT’S YOUR I SEE YOUR PROBLEM AND IT’S YOUR FAULT.

FAULT.

>> BUT YOU’RE DOING A GREAT JOB >> BUT YOU’RE DOING A GREAT JOB AT IT.

AT IT.

>> THAT’S A FAIR POINT.

>> THAT’S A FAIR POINT.

YOU’RE HERE ON THE SHOW.

YOU’RE HERE ON THE SHOW.

WE TAKE PEOPLE FROM UP AND DOWN WE TAKE PEOPLE FROM UP AND DOWN AND DON’T DISCRIPNATE BASED ON AND DON’T DISCRIPNATE BASED ON THE POLLING.

THE POLLING.

BUT THE DNC KICK OUT OTHER BUT THE DNC KICK OUT OTHER GOVERNORS.

GOVERNORS.

DO YOU THINK THEY SHOULD BE ON DO YOU THINK THEY SHOULD BE ON THE STAGE.

THE STAGE.

>> I THINK STEVE BULLOCK SHOULD >> I THINK STEVE BULLOCK SHOULD HAVE BEEN ON THE STAGE.

HAVE BEEN ON THE STAGE.

THIS IS WHAT CAMPAIGNS ARE FOR.

THIS IS WHAT CAMPAIGNS ARE FOR.

I’M AN UNDERDOG.

I’M AN UNDERDOG.

I’VE ALWAYS BEEN AN UNDERDOG AND I’VE ALWAYS BEEN AN UNDERDOG AND BEAT A LOT OF REPUBLICANS BEING BEAT A LOT OF REPUBLICANS BEING AN UNDERDOG.

AN UNDERDOG.

I’M MORE BILL CLINTON AND JIMMY I’M MORE BILL CLINTON AND JIMMY CARTER ABOUT THIS STAGE.

CARTER ABOUT THIS STAGE.

SEVEN OUT OF TEN AMERICANS NEVER SEVEN OUT OF TEN AMERICANS NEVER HEARD MY NAME.

HEARD MY NAME.

TONIGHT WHEN THEY HEAR A PERSON TONIGHT WHEN THEY HEAR A PERSON WHO IS GOING TO PRIORITIZE WHO IS GOING TO PRIORITIZE CLIMATE CHANGE AND HAD ONE OF CLIMATE CHANGE AND HAD ONE OF THE MOST SPECTACULAR PROGRESSIVE THE MOST SPECTACULAR PROGRESSIVE RECORDS IN THE UNITED STATES, RECORDS IN THE UNITED STATES, I’M THE GUY WHO STOOD UP TO YOU I’M THE GUY WHO STOOD UP TO YOU DONALD TRUMP ON THE MUSLIM BAN DONALD TRUMP ON THE MUSLIM BAN AND SUED HIM SUCCESSFULLY 22 AND SUED HIM SUCCESSFULLY 22 TIMES.

TIMES.

I’M THE GUY THAT’S GOT THE FIRST I’M THE GUY THAT’S GOT THE FIRST LONG-TERM ELDER CARE PROGRAM AND LONG-TERM ELDER CARE PROGRAM AND THE FIRST NET NEUTRALITY LAW IN THE FIRST NET NEUTRALITY LAW IN THE UNITED STATES.

THE UNITED STATES.

I’M HAPPY TO SHARE THAT I’M HAPPY TO SHARE THAT INFORMATION WITH PEOPLE.

INFORMATION WITH PEOPLE.

>> LET ME ASK YOU SOMETHING >> LET ME ASK YOU SOMETHING ELSE.

ELSE.

WHEN FIRST HEARD THAT NEWS ALERT WHEN FIRST HEARD THAT NEWS ALERT OR HOWEVER YOU HEARD IT, BOB OR HOWEVER YOU HEARD IT, BOB MUELLER’S BACK, BOB MUELLER IS MUELLER’S BACK, BOB MUELLER IS GOING TO COME AND TESTIFY GOING TO COME AND TESTIFY PUBLICLY WHICHIZE NEVER DONE PUBLICLY WHICHIZE NEVER DONE SINCE HE BECAME SPECIAL COUNSEL, SINCE HE BECAME SPECIAL COUNSEL, FOR YOUR CAMPAIGN, DID YOU THINK FOR YOUR CAMPAIGN, DID YOU THINK I DON’T CARE, OLD NEWS? I DON’T CARE, OLD NEWS? DID YOU THINK THAT’S GOOD AS AN DID YOU THINK THAT’S GOOD AS AN ACCOUNTABILITY MOMENT OR DID YOU ACCOUNTABILITY MOMENT OR DID YOU THINK, BE HONEST, GOSH THESE THINK, BE HONEST, GOSH THESE HOUSE DEMOCRATS ARE STEPPING ON HOUSE DEMOCRATS ARE STEPPING ON OUR DEBATE? OUR DEBATE? YOU WANT TO TALK ABOUT GREEN YOU WANT TO TALK ABOUT GREEN JOBS AND THE FUTURE.

JOBS AND THE FUTURE.

IS THAT BACKWARD LOOKING.

IS THAT BACKWARD LOOKING.

WHAT WAS YOUR REACTION.

WHAT WAS YOUR REACTION.

>> CONGRESS SHOULD DO ITS JOB.

>> CONGRESS SHOULD DO ITS JOB.

IT SHOULD HAVE FULL INQUIRY FROM IT SHOULD HAVE FULL INQUIRY FROM ANY WITNESS WHO HAS INFORMATION.

ANY WITNESS WHO HAS INFORMATION.

I DO BELIEVE THE IMPEACHMENT I DO BELIEVE THE IMPEACHMENT ISSUE HAS BECOME INEVITABLE.

ISSUE HAS BECOME INEVITABLE.

>> MEANING? >> MEANING? >> TIME TO START AN IMPEACHMENT >> TIME TO START AN IMPEACHMENT INQUIRY IN MY VIEW.

INQUIRY IN MY VIEW.

>> WHEN YOU SAY INEVITABLE, YOU >> WHEN YOU SAY INEVITABLE, YOU MEAN PELOSI AND THE DRAZS WILL MEAN PELOSI AND THE DRAZS WILL COME COME — — >> THIS PRESIDENT LEFT US NO >> THIS PRESIDENT LEFT US NO CHOICE.

CHOICE.

HE LIES TO THE AMERICAN PEOPLE HE LIES TO THE AMERICAN PEOPLE ON THINGS BIG AND SMALL.

ON THINGS BIG AND SMALL.

THERE ARE MANY THINGS HE’S LIED THERE ARE MANY THINGS HE’S LIED ABOUT.

ABOUT.

THE FACT HE TOLD US THE AIR IS THE FACT HE TOLD US THE AIR IS CLEAN AND CLIMATE CHANGE IS NOT CLEAN AND CLIMATE CHANGE IS NOT A PROBLEM, THERE’S A LOT OF LIES A PROBLEM, THERE’S A LOT OF LIES THAT ARE DESTRUCTIVE.

THAT ARE DESTRUCTIVE.

THAT’S ONE OF THEM.

THAT’S ONE OF THEM.

>> WHEN YOU HEAR JOE BIDEN SAY >> WHEN YOU HEAR JOE BIDEN SAY HE NEEDS MORE TIME, IS HE WRONG HE NEEDS MORE TIME, IS HE WRONG ON THAT OR YOU GET WHERE HE’S ON THAT OR YOU GET WHERE HE’S COMING FROM? COMING FROM? >> I’VE HAD A BELLYFUL THAT THE >> I’VE HAD A BELLYFUL THAT THE CONSTITUTION IS IN DOUBT.

CONSTITUTION IS IN DOUBT.

WE HAVE TO SHOW AMERICA TO GET WE HAVE TO SHOW AMERICA TO GET TO THE BOTTOM OF WHAT CAN TO THE BOTTOM OF WHAT CAN HAPPEN.

HAPPEN.

I THINK HAVING AN IMPEACHMENT I THINK HAVING AN IMPEACHMENT INQUIRY CAN HELP THAT OCCUR.

INQUIRY CAN HELP THAT OCCUR.

>> WE’VE DONE A LIGHTNING ROUND >> WE’VE DONE A LIGHTNING ROUND BEFORE.

BEFORE.

CAN YOU HANDLE DO IT CAN YOU HANDLE DO IT FACE-TO-FACE IN MIAMI.

FACE-TO-FACE IN MIAMI.

>> YOU KNOW ALL MY SECRETS.

>> YOU KNOW ALL MY SECRETS.

THAT MIGHT BE TOUGH.

THAT MIGHT BE TOUGH.

>> IN A SENTENCE OR LESS, JAY >> IN A SENTENCE OR LESS, JAY INSLEE WINS TONIGHT’S DEBATE IF.

INSLEE WINS TONIGHT’S DEBATE IF.

>> PEOPLE UNDERSTAND I AM THE >> PEOPLE UNDERSTAND I AM THE CANDIDATE, THE ONLY CANDIDATE CANDIDATE, THE ONLY CANDIDATE WHO SAY THIS HAS TO BE THE TOP WHO SAY THIS HAS TO BE THE TOP PRIORITY OF THE UNITED STATES PRIORITY OF THE UNITED STATES WHICH IS DEFEATING THE CLIMATE WHICH IS DEFEATING THE CLIMATE CRISIS.

CRISIS.

>> THESE TOP 20 DEMS THE ONE >> THESE TOP 20 DEMS THE ONE MOST LIKELY TO BE ON A JAYINCE MOST LIKELY TO BE ON A JAYINCE KLEE TICKET IF THERE WERE ONE KLEE TICKET IF THERE WERE ONE IS.

IS.

>> CAN’T SAY.

>> CAN’T SAY.

IT’S NOT GOING TO BE TWO WHITE IT’S NOT GOING TO BE TWO WHITE FELLOWS.

FELLOWS.

I WILL TELL YOU THAT.

I WILL TELL YOU THAT.

>> IF YOU WERE THE NOMINEE, YOUR >> IF YOU WERE THE NOMINEE, YOUR RUNNING MATE WILL NOT LOOK LIKE RUNNING MATE WILL NOT LOOK LIKE YOU.

YOU.

>> WE NEED DIVERSITY AT THE TOP >> WE NEED DIVERSITY AT THE TOP OF THE TICKET.

OF THE TICKET.

>> YES.

>> YES.

WE’RE GOING TO FIND A PERSON WHO WE’RE GOING TO FIND A PERSON WHO IS QUALIFIED.

IS QUALIFIED.

THERE’S A LOT OF QUALITY IN THIS THERE’S A LOT OF QUALITY IN THIS FIELD.

FIELD.

I’VE ALREADY IDENTIFIED MAYBE I’VE ALREADY IDENTIFIED MAYBE EIGHT OR NINE QUALIFIED TO BE EIGHT OR NINE QUALIFIED TO BE VICE PRESIDENT AS A MATTER OF VICE PRESIDENT AS A MATTER OF FACT.

FACT.

>> THE MOST IMPORTANT ISSUE >> THE MOST IMPORTANT ISSUE TONIGHT IS? TONIGHT IS? >> I VIEW IDENTIFYING SOMEONE >> I VIEW IDENTIFYING SOMEONE WHO CAN BE BEAT DONALD TRUMP AND WHO CAN BE BEAT DONALD TRUMP AND I BELIEVE I HAVE THE BEST WAY TO I BELIEVE I HAVE THE BEST WAY TO DO THAT WHICH IS ECONOMIC GROWTH DO THAT WHICH IS ECONOMIC GROWTH WITH THE NUMBER ONE FASTEST WITH THE NUMBER ONE FASTEST GROWING JOB IN AMERICA WHICH IS GROWING JOB IN AMERICA WHICH IS CLEAN ENERGY.

CLEAN ENERGY.

>> WHEN YOU SEE CORY BOOKER >> WHEN YOU SEE CORY BOOKER CRUSH CRUSHING THOSE BARBELLS,.