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GOP Candidates Fighting for New York's 95 Delegates
Charlie Gasparino: All along, with an apparatuses and organization that goes to every state, that goes into Louisiana and even though Donald wins the state he steals delegates because he knows how to play the rules or by the rules. Today he's in, Cruz is in Colorado with his team, he's setting camp. He's going to get a lot of them.
Gerri Willis: That's true, but we got a long way to go, right? I have to respond to something Charles said. Yes, Charlie, he does need to hire people. He does need experts on the ground. What he really needs are people that he will listen to, because he tends to make his own decisions and getting him into trouble. Blessing out that he gave ted Cruz after he won Wisconsin was astonishing. He's got to stop that and turn around and move on.
Charles Payne: There's a book that Donald Trump may have to read called "Art of the Deal: Political Style." Political style, because Ted Cruz to Charlie's point has been running circles around him. Initially Donald Trump complained lawsuits, it's not fair, but here's a man who has made his money in a rough and tumble world of business where nothing is fair and none of the rules are written in stone. So he's finally trying to get up to speed. The big question, is it too little too late? People will be shocked. Pennsylvania you can go right now, 20 delegates already said I'm going for Trump. Nineteen said I'm going for Cruz. Certain amount that already said I'm going to vote -- people haven't gone to the polls yet. The game behind the game is where it's at.
Ben Stein: I buy it very, very much. I think as you say about oil, i think we reached peak Trump. Unless something miraculous happens for him I think he has shown himself to be an amateur. Why didn't he hire the seasoned operatives and experts long ago?
Adam Lashinsky: Well I don't know that it helps Ted Cruz so much as it hurts Donald Trump. This is about the Republican Party's rules and the rules are that if you don't come into the convention with enough votes then it moves on to another series of votes so he easily could lose this because let's face it, most republicans don't want this guy.
Bill Clinton Clashes With Black Lives Matter Hecklers
Charles Payne: Amazing, absolutely amazing. I stood up and cheered with him. I remember when Black Lives Matter, one the tactics stand over people while they ate indiscriminately. I tweeted about that and got crushed. You talk about crushed, same thing on Thursday, when I let my show – shameful
Gerri Willis: Listen, I thought Clinton was brilliant on this score. His first comments on this not the retraction later. I thought he did a great job. It was brave. It was to the point but you have to look at how Democrats, who were seeking the highest office right now, are reacting to Black Lives Matter. We saw Bernie Sanders cede the stage to Black Lives Matter and leave.
Ben Stein: To me it staggers, it just staggers me that president Obama, a black man, has not taken a stand against the gangsters, the Crips and Bloods. 20,000 suicides, almost all the rest are black people killing other black people with guns. No word, not a single word against the Bloods or the Crips from Mr. Obama. The Democratic candidates don't dare say a word against it. The fear of the Black Lives Matter people by the Democrats is just terrifying. It's, there's a whole grip of thugs out there terrifying the politicians. There's something desperately wrong here. All lives matter no doubt about it. It's very sad the way many black people live in America but the police are not the ones at fault and the Black Lives Matter people that refuse to allow politicians to discuss it and the politicians are too cowardly to discuss it are a disgrace.
Adam Lashinsky: Yes, that's true. I admire the way Charles explained all this and I wonder if I'm the only one listening, wishing that Bill Clinton were running for president.
Charlie Gasparino: Substantive issue which I agree with President Clinton on, former President Clinton but also, he's an effective campaigner. This is how difficult it will be for the Republicans to beat Hillary Clinton if she does not get indicted, that guy is going to be out there. That guy scares me as a campaigner.
Pfizer Terminates Merger with Allergan After Administration Imposes New Tax Rules
Adam Lashinsky: No, I actually see this as democracy in action, Neil. If there's one thing I admire about Donald Trump's campaign is that he's appealing to voters. President Obama won two elections. Promising to do some of these things.
Charlie Gasparino: I don't remember Obama talking about corporate inversions on the campaign trail that much. I would say this. There's a downside to this. Especially some of these companies that want to domicile in Ireland or where ever. They're looking to save money by lowering their taxes. They're going to lay off people.
Ben Stein: The corporations of America are owned by American, employed by Americans. The idea they're attacking, that President Obama is attacking corporations as if they were ISIS, some enemy, makes no sense at all. Corporations are American and when you depress their stock price, you're depressing people's plan to retire.
Gerri Willis: The president has a couple of more months where he can continue, but who is surprised here? The president's put in place almost 400 major regular laces since he's been in office, costing $100 million.
Charles Payne: The number is 439. Each of them cost 100 million. By the way, I mean, labeling cranberries to show there's sugar in it, cranberry juice, it's an overload.
Charles Payne: (SBUX)
Adam Lashinsky: (VB)
Ben Stein: (SPY)