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SHANNON, THANK YOU VERY MUCH. "THE NEW YORK TIMES" JENNIFER

"THE NEW YORK TIMES" JENNIFER MEDINA, THANK YOU AS WELL.

MEDINA, THANK YOU AS WELL. >>> JOINING US NOW, THE MAYOR OF

>>> JOINING US NOW, THE MAYOR OF LOS ANGELES.

LOS ANGELES. HE IS BACKING JOE BIDEN FOR

HE IS BACKING JOE BIDEN FOR PRESIDENT.

PRESIDENT. CALIFORNIA PLAYING BIG.

CALIFORNIA PLAYING BIG. >> MR. MAYOR, I TALKED TO YOU A

>> MR. MAYOR, I TALKED TO YOU A COUPLE OF -- MAYBE 18 MONTHS

COUPLE OF -- MAYBE 18 MONTHS AGO.

AGO. A LOT OF PEOPLE WERE PRESSURING

A LOT OF PEOPLE WERE PRESSURING YOU TO RUN FOR PRESIDENT.

YOU TO RUN FOR PRESIDENT. YOU DIDNT THINK IT WAS TIME.

YOU DIDNT THINK IT WAS TIME. YOU HAD A LOT OF WORK LEFT TO DO

YOU HAD A LOT OF WORK LEFT TO DO IN LOS ANGELES.

IN LOS ANGELES. YOU DEFERRED.

YOU DEFERRED. HAVE NOW DECIDED TO SUPPORT JOE

HAVE NOW DECIDED TO SUPPORT JOE BIDEN FOR PRESIDENT, WHY?

BIDEN FOR PRESIDENT, WHY? >> WELL, YOU KNOW, I KNOW JOE.

>> WELL, YOU KNOW, I KNOW JOE. JOE DID MORE IN THIS CITY TO

JOE DID MORE IN THIS CITY TO RAISE OUR MINIMUM WAGE, MAKE

RAISE OUR MINIMUM WAGE, MAKE COMMUNITY COLLEGE FREE, HELP US

COMMUNITY COLLEGE FREE, HELP US WITH CLIMATE CHANGE, WIN THE

WITH CLIMATE CHANGE, WIN THE OLYMPICS.

OLYMPICS. HE IS A GREAT GUY AND GREAT

HE IS A GREAT GUY AND GREAT AMERICAN.

AMERICAN. SOMEBODY WHO EVERYBODY KNOWS

SOMEBODY WHO EVERYBODY KNOWS THIS MANS HEART.

THIS MANS HEART. NOBODY HAS BEEN THROUGH MORE.

NOBODY HAS BEEN THROUGH MORE. NOBODY HAS A BIGGER HEART THAN

NOBODY HAS A BIGGER HEART THAN HIM.

HIM. HE ALSO CAN DELIVER PROGRESS.

HE ALSO CAN DELIVER PROGRESS. HE IS NOT JUST SOMEBODY WHO HAS

HE IS NOT JUST SOMEBODY WHO HAS GREAT PLANS FOR PROGRESS WHICH I

GREAT PLANS FOR PROGRESS WHICH I RESPECT.

RESPECT. HE HAS DELIVERED THEM.

HE HAS DELIVERED THEM. I WAS WITH HIM YESTERDAY.

I WAS WITH HIM YESTERDAY. HE IS ENERGETIC.

HE IS ENERGETIC. YOU CAN SEE HOW STEELY, HOW

YOU CAN SEE HOW STEELY, HOW READY, HOW FIRED UP HE IS.

READY, HOW FIRED UP HE IS. ITS BEEN EXCITING.

ITS BEEN EXCITING. HE PUT TOGETHER A COALITION.

HE PUT TOGETHER A COALITION. SUPER TUESDAY CERTAINLY LIVED UP

SUPER TUESDAY CERTAINLY LIVED UP TO ITS NAME FOR JOE.

TO ITS NAME FOR JOE. IT WAS A SUPER TUESDAY.

IT WAS A SUPER TUESDAY. >> MR. MAYOR, WE HAVE THE

>> MR. MAYOR, WE HAVE THE ASSOCIATED PRESSS JONATHAN

ASSOCIATED PRESSS JONATHAN LAMERE HERE WITH US.

LAMERE HERE WITH US. HE WILL ASK A QUESTION SO LONG

HE WILL ASK A QUESTION SO LONG AS IT DOESNT INVOLVE THE TWO

AS IT DOESNT INVOLVE THE TWO WORDS, MOOKIE BETTS.

WORDS, MOOKIE BETTS. GO AHEAD.

GO AHEAD. >> MR. MAYOR, THERES A FEW OF

>> MR. MAYOR, THERES A FEW OF US ON THE STATE WHO ARE IN

US ON THE STATE WHO ARE IN MOURNING ABOUT THAT TRADE.

MOURNING ABOUT THAT TRADE. WE WONT TALK ABOUT IT.

WE WONT TALK ABOUT IT. >> IM SORRY.

>> IM SORRY. WE KEEP SAYING, STEALING SIGNS

WE KEEP SAYING, STEALING SIGNS IS A CRIME.

IS A CRIME. I WANT TO REMIND THAT FOR ALL

I WANT TO REMIND THAT FOR ALL TEAMS OUT THERE.

TEAMS OUT THERE. >> YOU GUYS HAVE A BEEF WITH THE

>> YOU GUYS HAVE A BEEF WITH THE ASTROS, NO DOUBT ABOUT THAT.

ASTROS, NO DOUBT ABOUT THAT. LETS FOCUS ON THE ELECTION

LETS FOCUS ON THE ELECTION YESTERDAY.

YESTERDAY. IN TERMS OF WE DONT HAVE -- NBC

IN TERMS OF WE DONT HAVE -- NBC HAS NOT MADE THE CALL.

HAS NOT MADE THE CALL. WANTED TO SEE WHAT YOUR SENSE OF

WANTED TO SEE WHAT YOUR SENSE OF THE ENTHUSIASM.

THE ENTHUSIASM. I WANT TO DRILL DOWN SOMETHING

I WANT TO DRILL DOWN SOMETHING YOU SAID YESTERDAY.

YOU SAID YESTERDAY. YOU SAID MIKE BLOOMBERG NEEDED

YOU SAID MIKE BLOOMBERG NEEDED TO OFFER EXPLANATIONS TO VOTERS

TO OFFER EXPLANATIONS TO VOTERS FOR HIS SUBPAR PERFORMANCE.

FOR HIS SUBPAR PERFORMANCE. EXPLAIN WHAT YOU MEANT AND MORE

EXPLAIN WHAT YOU MEANT AND MORE SPECIFICALLY, ARE YOU SAYING

SPECIFICALLY, ARE YOU SAYING MIKE BLOOMBERG, AFTER NOT

MIKE BLOOMBERG, AFTER NOT WINNING ANY CONTEST YESTERDAY

WINNING ANY CONTEST YESTERDAY OUTSIDE OF AMERICAN SAMOA,

OUTSIDE OF AMERICAN SAMOA, SHOULD HE DROP OUT?

SHOULD HE DROP OUT? >> I NEVER MAKE THAT DECISION

>> I NEVER MAKE THAT DECISION FOR ANYBODY RUNNING FOR OFFICE.

FOR ANYBODY RUNNING FOR OFFICE. HE IS A SUPER GUY.

HE IS A SUPER GUY. A GREAT MENTOR.

A GREAT MENTOR. AMAZING PHILANTHROPIST.

AMAZING PHILANTHROPIST. IF THE THESIS WAS SUPER TUESDAY

IF THE THESIS WAS SUPER TUESDAY IS GOING TO BE GOOD, I THINK YOU

IS GOING TO BE GOOD, I THINK YOU NEED A NEW THESIS AND TO

NEED A NEW THESIS AND TO CONSIDER WHAT THE IMPACT ON THE

CONSIDER WHAT THE IMPACT ON THE RACE IS.

RACE IS. THIS IS A TIME FOR US TO FOCUS

THIS IS A TIME FOR US TO FOCUS ON DONALD TRUMP, I THINK MIKE

ON DONALD TRUMP, I THINK MIKE BLOOMBERG HAS BEEN FOCUSED ON

BLOOMBERG HAS BEEN FOCUSED ON DONALD TRUMP PROPERLY SO.

DONALD TRUMP PROPERLY SO. I THANK HIM FOR THAT.

I THANK HIM FOR THAT. ITS A TIME TO BRING FORCES

ITS A TIME TO BRING FORCES TOGETHER.

TOGETHER. WE BUILT A COALITION, A REAL

WE BUILT A COALITION, A REAL COALITION HERE.

COALITION HERE. IN OKLAHOMA, WE WON.

IN OKLAHOMA, WE WON. I WAS IN EAST L.A. WITH THE

I WAS IN EAST L.A. WITH THE VICE-PRESIDENT AND SAW

VICE-PRESIDENT AND SAW ENTHUSIASM ON THE STREET WITH

ENTHUSIASM ON THE STREET WITH EVERYDAY FOLKS THAT WERE THERE,

EVERYDAY FOLKS THAT WERE THERE, IN SOUTH LOS ANGELES.

IN SOUTH LOS ANGELES. ITS TIME, I THINK.

ITS TIME, I THINK. I KNOW THATS GOING TO HAPPEN

I KNOW THATS GOING TO HAPPEN WITH THE CAMPAIGN.

WITH THE CAMPAIGN. I TALKED TO A LOT OF CANDIDATES

I TALKED TO A LOT OF CANDIDATES WHO HAVE DROPPED OUT.

WHO HAVE DROPPED OUT. I KNOW THATS A TOUGH THING TO

I KNOW THATS A TOUGH THING TO GO THROUGH.

GO THROUGH. DAD TA

DAD TA THE DATA WAS CLEAR LAST NIGHT.

THE DATA WAS CLEAR LAST NIGHT. >> I WANT TO BRING CLAIRE INTO

>> I WANT TO BRING CLAIRE INTO THE CONVERSATION.

THE CONVERSATION. YOU HAVE BEEN LOOKING CLOSELY AT

YOU HAVE BEEN LOOKING CLOSELY AT THE RESULTS IN CALIFORNIA.

THE RESULTS IN CALIFORNIA. WHAT ARE YOU SEEING?

WHAT ARE YOU SEEING? >> I HAD A CONVERSATION WITH A

>> I HAD A CONVERSATION WITH A NATIONAL LEVEL POLLSTER WHO

NATIONAL LEVEL POLLSTER WHO LOOKED AT THE NUMBERS.

LOOKED AT THE NUMBERS. I WOULD LOVE THE NUMBER TO

I WOULD LOVE THE NUMBER TO CORRECT THIS IF HE THINKS IT MAY

CORRECT THIS IF HE THINKS IT MAY NOT BE RIGHT.

NOT BE RIGHT. ACCORDING TO THIS SOURCE,

ACCORDING TO THIS SOURCE, YESTERDAYS VOTE, THE SAME DAY

YESTERDAYS VOTE, THE SAME DAY VOTE IN CALIFORNIA, BERNIE CAME

VOTE IN CALIFORNIA, BERNIE CAME IN THIRD ON THE SAME DAY VOTE. B

IN THIRD ON THE SAME DAY VOTE. B ON THE SAME-DAY VOTE.

ON THE SAME-DAY VOTE. THAT, IN FACT, BIDEN WON IN THE

THAT, IN FACT, BIDEN WON IN THE SAME DAY VOTING IN CALIFORNIA

SAME DAY VOTING IN CALIFORNIA YESTERDAY, WHICH ALSO LEADS ME

YESTERDAY, WHICH ALSO LEADS ME TO THE QUESTION, MAYOR, YOU HAD

TO THE QUESTION, MAYOR, YOU HAD A PROBLEM.

A PROBLEM. PEOPLE WERE WAITING IN LINE WAY

PEOPLE WERE WAITING IN LINE WAY TOO LONG FOR A STATE THAT HAS

TOO LONG FOR A STATE THAT HAS TRIED TO MAKE VOTING EASY, WHY

TRIED TO MAKE VOTING EASY, WHY WAS IT SO DAMN HARD YESTERDAY?

WAS IT SO DAMN HARD YESTERDAY? >> WELL, OUR COUNTY HAD A NEW

>> WELL, OUR COUNTY HAD A NEW SYSTEM.

SYSTEM. ITS NOT RUN BY THE CITY.

ITS NOT RUN BY THE CITY. I WAS WITH MY WIFE, SHE FINISHED

I WAS WITH MY WIFE, SHE FINISHED UP AT 9:45 LAST NIGHT.

UP AT 9:45 LAST NIGHT. IT WAS HEARTBREAKING TO SEE

IT WAS HEARTBREAKING TO SEE WORKING PARENTS THAT HAD TO

WORKING PARENTS THAT HAD TO LEAVE THE LINE BECAUSE IT WAS A

LEAVE THE LINE BECAUSE IT WAS A TWO, THREE HOUR WAIT.

TWO, THREE HOUR WAIT. GREAT NEW SYSTEM BUT NOT ENOUGH

GREAT NEW SYSTEM BUT NOT ENOUGH PEOPLE WERE THERE.

PEOPLE WERE THERE. THATS SOMETHING THE COUNTY OF

THATS SOMETHING THE COUNTY OF LOS ANGELES WILL HAVE TO

LOS ANGELES WILL HAVE TO CORRECT.CORRECT

CORRECT.CORRECT CORRECT.

CORRECT. BERNIE HAS ALSO RUN AN

BERNIE HAS ALSO RUN AN INCREDIBLE CAMPAIGN OUT HERE

INCREDIBLE CAMPAIGN OUT HERE WITH A TON OF ENTHUSIASM.

WITH A TON OF ENTHUSIASM. IF BERNIE WINS THIS HAD, IM

IF BERNIE WINS THIS HAD, IM 100% BEHIND HIM AND WE NEED THE

100% BEHIND HIM AND WE NEED THE SAME THINGS OF THOSE SUPPORTERS

SAME THINGS OF THOSE SUPPORTERS WHEN JOE BIDEN IS THE NOMINEE,

WHEN JOE BIDEN IS THE NOMINEE, SHOULD WE WIN.

SHOULD WE WIN. ITS AN IMPORTANT MOMENT NOT TO

ITS AN IMPORTANT MOMENT NOT TO LET THE WHITE HOUSE GET EXCITED

LET THE WHITE HOUSE GET EXCITED BECAUSE WERE DIVIDED.

BECAUSE WERE DIVIDED. ITS ABSOLUTELY CRITICAL.

ITS ABSOLUTELY CRITICAL. POINT TAKEN AND WERE PUSHING

POINT TAKEN AND WERE PUSHING OUR COUNTY TO MAKE SURE THAT

OUR COUNTY TO MAKE SURE THAT DOESNT HAPPEN.

DOESNT HAPPEN. >> I WANT TO PICK UP ON

>> I WANT TO PICK UP ON SOMETHING YOU SAID ABOUT SENATOR

SOMETHING YOU SAID ABOUT SENATOR SANDERS.

SANDERS. THE "NEW YORK TIMES" PROJECTING

THE "NEW YORK TIMES" PROJECTING WHEN ALL IS SAID AND DONE IN

WHEN ALL IS SAID AND DONE IN CALIFORNIA, JOE BIDEN IS GOING

CALIFORNIA, JOE BIDEN IS GOING TO BE AHEAD BY ABOUT 60 PLEDGED

TO BE AHEAD BY ABOUT 60 PLEDGED DELEGATES, ITS A NARROW LEAD,

DELEGATES, ITS A NARROW LEAD, ITS HARD TO CATCH UP EVEN WHEN

ITS HARD TO CATCH UP EVEN WHEN YOU HAVE A SMALL GAP BUT ITS

YOU HAVE A SMALL GAP BUT ITS GOING TO BE A FIGHT.

GOING TO BE A FIGHT. THIS RACE IS NOT GOING TO END

THIS RACE IS NOT GOING TO END ANY TIME SOON, BERNIE SANDERS IS

ANY TIME SOON, BERNIE SANDERS IS GOING TO FIGHT, HE HAS THE

GOING TO FIGHT, HE HAS THE MONEY, THE HARD CORE SUPPORT.

MONEY, THE HARD CORE SUPPORT. BUT ONE THING HE DOESNT HAVE,

BUT ONE THING HE DOESNT HAVE, HE HASNT BROKEN THROUGH AWITH

HE HASNT BROKEN THROUGH AWITH AFRICAN-AMERICAN VOTERS, AND HE

AFRICAN-AMERICAN VOTERS, AND HE COULD STILL BE THE DEMOCRATIC

COULD STILL BE THE DEMOCRATIC NOMINEE.

NOMINEE. WHAT WOULD YOU SAY TO BERNIE

WHAT WOULD YOU SAY TO BERNIE SANDERS ABOUT ADDRESSING THAT

SANDERS ABOUT ADDRESSING THAT PROBLEM?

PROBLEM? YOU HAVE TO PERFORM BETTER WITH

YOU HAVE TO PERFORM BETTER WITH AFRICAN-AMERICAN VOTERS TO BE

AFRICAN-AMERICAN VOTERS TO BE THE NOMINEE AND PERFORM BETTER

THE NOMINEE AND PERFORM BETTER FOR THEM TO TURN OUT IN THE

FOR THEM TO TURN OUT IN THE FALL, WHATS YOUR ADVICE TO

FALL, WHATS YOUR ADVICE TO BERNIE SANDERS TO ADDRESS THIS

BERNIE SANDERS TO ADDRESS THIS ONE BIG FAILING OF HIS CAMPAIGN

ONE BIG FAILING OF HIS CAMPAIGN SO FAR?

SO FAR? >> IM AN ADVISER TO JOE BIDEN

>> IM AN ADVISER TO JOE BIDEN NOT BERNIE SANDERS.

NOT BERNIE SANDERS. WE COULD FLIP IT AND SAY THE

WE COULD FLIP IT AND SAY THE SAME THING WITH LATINOS AND JOE

SAME THING WITH LATINOS AND JOE BIDEN.

BIDEN. WE NEED TO MAKE SURE THAT WERE

WE NEED TO MAKE SURE THAT WERE SPEAKING TO BOTH COMMUNITIES.

SPEAKING TO BOTH COMMUNITIES. ITS WONDERFUL TO SEE FOLKS

ITS WONDERFUL TO SEE FOLKS FOCUSSING ON MORE THAN

FOCUSSING ON MORE THAN IMMIGRATION.

IMMIGRATION. WE CARE ABOUT COMMUNITY COLLEGE,

WE CARE ABOUT COMMUNITY COLLEGE, WHICH WE MADE FREE AND JOE BIDEN

WHICH WE MADE FREE AND JOE BIDEN HELPED US DO.

HELPED US DO. AFRICAN-AMERICAN VOTERS KNOW JOE

AFRICAN-AMERICAN VOTERS KNOW JOE BIDEN.

BIDEN. THEY KNOW HIS HEART.

THEY KNOW HIS HEART. I DONT THINK ITS A REJECTION

I DONT THINK ITS A REJECTION OF BERNIE.

OF BERNIE. WE WENT TO A RESTAURANT

WE WENT TO A RESTAURANT YESTERDAY IN SOUTH L.A. THAT

YESTERDAY IN SOUTH L.A. THAT OBAMA HAD VISITED, AND THERE WAS

OBAMA HAD VISITED, AND THERE WAS JUST A DEEP RESERVOIR OF LOVE.

JUST A DEEP RESERVOIR OF LOVE. I SAY PEOPLE DONT VOTE JUST

I SAY PEOPLE DONT VOTE JUST WHERE THEY ARE ON THE POLITICAL

WHERE THEY ARE ON THE POLITICAL SPECTRUM, ESPECIALLY PICKING

SPECTRUM, ESPECIALLY PICKING PRESIDENT, THEY VOTE ON A

PRESIDENT, THEY VOTE ON A FEELING.

FEELING. AND TO THE AFRICAN-AMERICAN

AND TO THE AFRICAN-AMERICAN COMMUNITY THERE IS A DEEP SENSE

COMMUNITY THERE IS A DEEP SENSE THIS IS A FATHER OF OUR NATION

THIS IS A FATHER OF OUR NATION RIGHT NOW AND ONE THAT CAN

RIGHT NOW AND ONE THAT CAN RESTORE IT.

RESTORE IT. >> ANOTHER MATTER I WANT TO ASK

>> ANOTHER MATTER I WANT TO ASK YOU ABOUT, CORONAVIRUS, A NEW

YOU ABOUT, CORONAVIRUS, A NEW CASE REPORTED IN YOUR CITY

CASE REPORTED IN YOUR CITY YESTERDAY, TWO MORE IN ORANGE

YESTERDAY, TWO MORE IN ORANGE COUNTY, HERE IN NEW YORK THE

COUNTY, HERE IN NEW YORK THE MESSAGE IS WASH YOUR HANDS, BE

MESSAGE IS WASH YOUR HANDS, BE VIGILANT AND GO ON WITH YOUR

VIGILANT AND GO ON WITH YOUR LIVES.

LIVES. WHAT ARE YOU SAYING?

WHAT ARE YOU SAYING? >> WERE SEEING THE CASES BEGIN

>> WERE SEEING THE CASES BEGIN TO POP UP NOW, I THINK THIS WEEK

TO POP UP NOW, I THINK THIS WEEK WELL SEE MORE, THATS MY SENSE.

WELL SEE MORE, THATS MY SENSE. ITS NOT JUST ABOUT WASHING OUR

ITS NOT JUST ABOUT WASHING OUR HANDS ITS ABOUT MAKING SURE

HANDS ITS ABOUT MAKING SURE SOME OF OUR GREATEST

SOME OF OUR GREATEST VULNERABILITIES

VULNERABILITIES VULNERABILITIES, FOR INSTANCE

VULNERABILITIES, FOR INSTANCE THE SENIOR CARE FACILITIES, WE

THE SENIOR CARE FACILITIES, WE HAVE MEDICAL PERSONNEL WITHOUT

HAVE MEDICAL PERSONNEL WITHOUT PROTECTIVE MEASURES YOU SEE IN

PROTECTIVE MEASURES YOU SEE IN HOSPITALS AND COMMUNITY CLINICS

HOSPITALS AND COMMUNITY CLINICS WE NEED MORE HELP TO MAKE SURE

WE NEED MORE HELP TO MAKE SURE THE TESTS ARE FREE, THERES

THE TESTS ARE FREE, THERES ENOUGH TESTS AND WE CAN DO IT

ENOUGH TESTS AND WE CAN DO IT MOBILE OR DRIVE THROUGH SO

MOBILE OR DRIVE THROUGH SO PEOPLE ARENT OVERWHELMING

PEOPLE ARENT OVERWHELMING MEDICAL PERSONNEL.

MEDICAL PERSONNEL. RIGHT NOW WERE FOCUSSED ON

RIGHT NOW WERE FOCUSSED ON THAT.

THAT. WERE IN CHARGE OF THE FOURTH

WERE IN CHARGE OF THE FOURTH BUSIEST AIRPORT IN THE WORLD AND

BUSIEST AIRPORT IN THE WORLD AND THE BUSIEST PORT IN AMERICA.

THE BUSIEST PORT IN AMERICA. WERE DOING EVERYTHING TO SCREEN

WERE DOING EVERYTHING TO SCREEN FOLKS AND EVERYTHING WE CAN TO

FOLKS AND EVERYTHING WE CAN TO OWN THIS RESPONSIBILITY.

OWN THIS RESPONSIBILITY. >> YOU THINK THE STATE OF

>> YOU THINK THE STATE OF EMERGENCY IS COMING SOON?

EMERGENCY IS COMING SOON? >> PROBABLY.

>> PROBABLY. WE HAVE FIVE OR SIX COUNTIES IN

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