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>> record territory is always wonderful. [closing bell rings] it means prices have never been higher but there is a little bubblicious aspect to some of these things and i wonder. liz: when bond goo are you bill gross says bubblicious, that is good way to hand it over to melissa and connell for "after the bell." two records, the russell and the dow. we love that. connell: thank you. another record, that's right. you're not getting rid of me. melissa: it is all him. connell: asman is never coming back. i'm joking. he is coming back. s&p 500 was pretty close. it is trump rally and it rolls on. i'm connell mcshane in for david asman. melissa: there you go. i'm melissa francis. this is "after the bell." more on the big market movers but here is what else we have for you coming up this hour. the art of the megadeal. donald trump scoring a $50 billion investment in the u.s. that could create 50,000 jobs. we're going to tell you who is writing that monster check.
this as the president-elect looks to fill his remaining cabinet positions. details on who's riding the golden elevators today. your tax dollars, sadly at waste. new details from a report exposing $125 billion wasted at the pentagon and the cover-up aimed at keeping it under wraps. connell: really something else. back to the markets with the dow making it two in a row. 20th record close we've had this year for the dow. gold and oil moving today in the opposite direction. so we cover it all with phil flynn watching that action in oil and gold out in chicago at the cme and lori rothman on the floor of the new york stock exchange. what pushed us higher today, lori? >> the trump rally rolling on as you put it, connell. really traders taking note of the s&p 500 which held support at 2200 and didn't go below. that's where we saw the heavy selling -- i'm sorry, buying, here towards the closing bell. the drivers of the dow jones industrial average there on your screen.
verizon a gain of 1.25%. verizon basically selling 29 data centers in the u.s. driving that stock. goldman was up again today. goldman doing a deal with advanced micro devices, that is speculation. a license deal between the chip mableers. caterpillar rounding owl deals on the dow. to brothers had a news. up 5%. kb and lennar showing good news there. tough day for the mexican fastfood company. shareholders saying get new board members. e.coli, food-borne illness a issue or so, the company has not been able to revive strongly enough to satisfy shareholders. that weighed on chipotle today, guys. back to you. melissa: that is amazing. lori, thank you.
gold settling at nine-month high, phil? what is driving it lower and how much further do you think it will fall? >> i think not that much further at least in the short term because we've come down so much. historically anytime you have a break like this, you get a little bit of a rebound. my best bet if you try to pick a bottom next week when the fed makes a decision on interest rates. that has been a major droving force on gold. stronger dollar, maybe we priced that in after they raised rates, maybe not are. that would be the time to look. what a day on oil. first down day in over four-days. a lot of news about opec production and russian production at very high levels. record high for opec. 30-year high in russia. that caused some pause. we know ahead of opec decision all these producers were going to produce as much oil as they possibly could. because if they freeze production they will get a higher quota. that is what that's all about but the energy information administration says u.s. energy producers need opec, that's right. they're predicting that u.s.
production in 2017 is actually going to decline slightly but that could change if opec actually adheres to their production cuts. so u.s. producers are rooting for opec to get this done. back to you. melissa: interesting, phil. thank you so much for that. connell. connell: pretty big story developing this afternoon at trump tower with the president-elect delivering on promise he says to create new jobs here in america. watch. >> ladies and gentlemen, this is masa of softbank from japan. he is just agreed to invest 50 billiondollars in the united states and 50,000 jobs. is is one of the great men of industry. so i just want to thank you very much. >> thank you. connell: blake burman has done fine reporting on this story. he picks it up for us at trump tower this afternoon. kind of interesting, hey, blake? >> yeah, a bunch of surprises really, connell. this meeting between masi and
president-elect was not on schedule. all of sudden came tweets from the president-elect the deal was reached, $50 billion, the promise of 50,000 jobs or attempt to get there from the softbank ceo. those two appeared together at trump tower lobby to make that announcement. afterwards i spoke with softbank ceo, he told me that because they believe there will be a bunch of deregulation and energy to the economy as he put it, that was part of the reason they decided to make this investment. and i just straight up asked him, is it because of the incoming president that you have decided to do this? here was part of our conversation, listen. >> he says he would bring a lot of excitement into the united states. i say okay, i will make a commitment. >> this is something you would not have done unless donald trump were next president of the united states? >> right, definitely. >> thank you. reporter: connell we have this
big announcement today. the president-elect is slated to travel to north carolina for the second stop of his thank you tour. as you know there was the carrier announcement last week right before the first stop of the thank you tour. this is probably not the last that you will hear of this, at least on this day, certainly going forward from the president-elect. connell, back to you. connell: catching on to the pattern. we're joined by gary kaltbaum, kaltbaum capital management. he is fox news contributor and jason rotman from lido isle vice source. what do you make of after all this? all the american jobs that were promised? >> what i make of it, i think we'll have a heck of a four years of interesting happens. look, in a one-week time you have the carrier. and now softbank, which we don't know the outcome ultimately but the potential for a lot of jobs and a lot of investment in this company. the most important thing for me is the intangible called
confidence. i have not had much confidence in what was going to come out of washington over many years. now all of sudden i'm gaining some. it is all positive at this juncture. the proof is in the pudding. see all this get done. carrier so far so good and now this i don't see any downside whatsoever. connell: how about you jason, son is for people that don't know japanese billionaire, his company owns 80% of the sprint, invests in technology companies all around the world. idea of bringing the company to the united states, your take is what? >> a few things. i think this is politics -- business as usual where mr. son is usually getting political business favor for his business interests sprint and mergers. he wants to be on trump's side. he is buying that with $50 billion of promises essentially. i think, i am personally
concerned that it's a little bit hyperbolic to tweet this $50 billion news. that is how he won the election with those bold proclamations. jury is still out how that will materialize. that is my takeaway. >> take away the tweets for the a second. what about the reality? melissa: we have a lot more to talk about on this front. there is a new sheriff in town. president-elect donald trump sending a message to boeing earlier today letting them know lou and clear he is focused on the bottom line. >> the plane is totally out of control. it will be over $4 billion. that is for air force one program. and, i think it is ridiculous. i think boeing is doing a little bit of a number. we want boeing to make a lot of money but not that much money. melissa: see, gary i think what you're saying with tweets and everything else, this is phone from the top. i will get america excited again. i'm going to read the bills. i'm not going to just sign off
on things as if it is not my money because i'm a better steward of taxpayer money. what do you think? >> what a concept. melissa: what a concept. >> somebody in washington actually caring about the taxpayer dollar and actually has forethought thinking maybe we save a few billion dollars here to go towards things that really need in this country, whether it's for young children or highways and biways, you name it. i wish we would have seen this 20 years ago? why? we wouldn't have 20 trillion in debt. it's a good start. no downside at this point in time. melissa: jason you sound like democrats on other side, it can't be done, it is not enough, it doesn't make a difference, it's a small number, we'll say. naysayers, that is not, inspirational any longer. americans are looking for somebody who will dig in and try to make a difference. you have to start shoveling somewhere, what do you think? >> yeah. you know what?
my idea with the, what you call it with boeing news i like the boeing news much more than the softbank news because this, this shows you "the art of the deal." if you read the "art of the deal" you know trump is a great negotiator. this is like a play from that playbook in the "art of the deal." it is the walkway. boeing, you're not going to -- melissa: i love the walkway. >> see ya. that is what it trump doing. he is exhibiting that i think is very, very good. i love this news. melissa: i love the walkway. you have to be willing to walk away. connell: always be willing to leave the negotiating table. a story that brings, this is kind of interesting, kind of business and politics together today. google is, hiring essentially. google's had, like any secret, friendly relationship with the obama administration. probably would have in a clinton administration if they had gotten that far. they're hiring and looking for a quote, conservative outreach manager this is true.
i guess they want to cozy up to the trump administration, right, guys, to push their agenda. i guess, gary, that nowhere to look internally and google and want conservative outreach person? >> look, leave no doubt a lot of these companies are from the left coast and at this point in time, the right is now running the show and they have got to get somebody in there to negotiate going forward. remember, all these big silicon valley companies are going to have big deals going forward. they will need approval from certain departments in washington, d.c. so they're going to need somebody in there on the friendly side. connell: right. >> not just going to be google. it will be everybody else. welcome to the world of we need to be friendly with the powerful. connell: right of course, i think, jason, this is one industry, and it, some of it may be driven more by social issues than anything else but one industry seen more left than right politically. what do you think the relationship will be like between the technology industry and this trump administration?
>> you know, at the end of the day it will be a very, very synergistic one. as we've seen from a big picture business, "art of the deal" standpoint, trump is not going to do anything that is going to wreck the country. he knows that technology has literally brought us to where we are today. he is going to use that to our country's advantage. connell: right. >> and i, i think we need to have faith that will happen. the other -- only other thing the nasdaq was the index that got smashed the most lower after trump got elected because trump is so vocal that amazon has antitrust issues. google needs to get past that. they are looking for more conservative outreach. connell: we're showing all the visits the google executives made during the obama administration. we don't know if that will continue. interesting, guys, gary, jason, thank you very much. melissa: los angeles high alert. beefing up security at one subway station for a popular tourist destination.
connell: illegal immigrants trying a new tactic, to get a foothold the united states. nearly 10% of the crossing border to exploit a current loophole in our policies. melissa: donald trump holding more high-profile meetings as he looks to fill the remainder of the cabinet. >> i can tell you the president-elect is doing in all of these cabinet positions in critical appointments in the administration taking the time to meet with men and women of extraordinary caliber and background. i have asthma...
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the mix to be the possible secretary of state pick. let's bring in hadley heath manning, independent women's voice, rich goodstein, democratic strategies. hadley the idea bringing big business person to head up the state department, he has experience around the world, we get it, a lot made about his relationships, for example, vladmir putin through business. what is your take this being considered? >> well it wouldn't be a surprised for businessman like donald trump who had no prior public office experience to hire yet another businessman to one of his top positions in the cabinet. but you're right, this is our nation's top diplomat, represents u.s. foreign policy to the rest of the world. this is one more consideration. of course president-elect trump hasn't announced anything yet. he considers various people. connell: a list, rich, seems to keep growing. last week we had no idea rex tillerson was even on it. he is being given serious consideration.
do you have any issue with it? >> no. rex tillerson is formidable ceo of any company with global reach in the u.s. to be good secretary of state, you need to know diplomacy, you need to know the world. you can't see as having personal financial stake. i would have to imagine he would divest his invery-- investments. donald trump will have problems with that regard. i don't think we want to have that. no, i actually think having somebody who is a ceo would be fine, with this exception. ceo's are used to snapping their fingers and making things happen and getting things done. state department, any federal agency doesn't quite work like that. it may take a little getting used to. connell: you need somebody, maybe as undersecretary of state, for example, who knows that. >> true. connell: there has been speculation, hadley might be somebody like john bolton. i don't know that mr. bolton would want to be undersecretary of state. he would want the top spot, right? >> that is true of every position in politics. everybody wants to advance as
far as he or she can. look at either select that president-elect trump has made in certain departments i think he deserves credit with formidable selections with nikki haley, betsy devos, elaine chao and some men he headed departments and agencies. we'll see what his pick for secretary of state is. that is one of the most difficult departments. a face americans will come to know and respect as someone who will speak for our department of state. connell: oh, it is the big one. the another is the defense secretary, richard. we'll see his pick tonight. a lot of talk about issues we've already been talking about, whether boeing or the softbank story that came late in the afternoon. general james mattis will be appearing with trump in north carolina and, i guess he will speak to the crowd but this is something who seems to be very popular in republican circles certainly since the pick was made public, what do you make of it? >> i think general mattis will
be well-received by democrats and republicans alike, issue clearing the path for him because of that rule about how long he has been out of the military but look, people in marines revere him. and that word gets out. connell: right. >> i think the fact is, if the trump administration were filled with people who was well-respected in their field as general mattis is in his -- connell: even some democrats had issue with the waiver. you don't have one is the bottom line? >> i think it is silly. you saw leon panetta, former secretary of defense say, come on, let it go. i haven't been secretary of defense seems to me that is kind of exalting form over substance. connell: right. >> what is our real beef? let him in the job and let him at it. connell: i know you guys will be back in a few minutes. appreciate it so far. melissa? melissa: joe biden 2020, a surprising admission from the vice president telling a group of supporters quote, i'm going to run in 2020, what the hell. i'm not committing not to running. i learned a long time ago fate
has a funny way of intervening. biden would be 78 years old at the beginning of his presidency if he ran and won, making him the oldest person to serve as president in u.s. history. in 2020, donald trump will be 74. connell: they all thought he was joking last night jo no, no. i think he is probably pretty mad he didn't run this time. connell: you think, you think? melissa: yeah. connell: preparing meantime for a showdown with china. the country that can pose the biggest challenge for the president-elect reaching american prosperity. we'll talk about peter morici what is going on with china, university of maryland. he is coming up on that. defying the rules, college students want more than sanctuary from immigration laws on campus. >> really cripples a lot of students with fear and want a safe space from student loans. >> yes, that would be cool.
donald trump showing certainly signs of defianc china, a series of tweets after the country condemned his phone conversation with the leader of taiwan. so if those tensions continue, how will mr. trump handle the major trade relationship we have with china once he takes office? to the university of maryland professor of economics peter morici joins to us weigh in. always good to see you, sir. the 45% tariff, we're not sure whether or not that is something that is serious or not, but, as an economist, what is your take on it? >> well it has broad support. paul krugman, who is my opposite at "new york times" and nobel laureate advocated same strategy as did mitt romney. the idea behind the at that tariff not to be permanent, rather you something put in place the to force the chinese to finally negotiate on discrimination it imposes on american investors, american products and its silly currency policy. connell: to that point, forcing china to negotiate on those
policies, flipping it to the other side a moment maybe it helps us understand what we're dealing with here. what are the chinese goals, currently modern day, what do they want to accomplish? >> they want to move up the technology ladder and continue to have very large trade surplus to us. they export four times as much to us as they buy for us. that gives them lots of dollars they can spend. dollars are the coin of the realm all around the world. they spend the money through their development bank to basically build ports around the world and blue water navy, challenge us to build their milliary. they're financing that through this deficit. connell: they have seen some of their popular areas, you wrote about this recently, lose jobs, almost in analogous way to what we've seen in our rust belt, right. >> they have lost jobs in some places to places where labor is even cheaper like vietnam or
malaysia, however, they replaced them moving up the technology ladder around essentially subsidizing new exports into the united states and subsidizing some of those very industries taking hits. in the end you're known by your deeds and numbers show us that china, the situation is not getting better. connell: so we counter this with a tariff you're saying. the risks or rewards far outweigh the risks? >> i think they do. at the end of the day, people call it a trade war. we're already in one. china hurt is much more than it can hurt us. if it retaliates, can only retaliate one-fourth as hard. there are other things we can do. china severely limits investment into sectors we like to get into like banking automobiles and so forth. we can do the same to them. they can buy anything they want here but they're limited to -- we're limited to half ownership or less in china. very unfair. time to get the job done. connell: peter morici, always good to talk to you. thank you, sir. >> take care. melissa: donald trump just tweeting this moments ago,
departing new york with general james "mad dog" mattis for tonight's rally in fayetteville, north carolina. see you soon. keep it tuned right here to fox business. lou dobbs will have live coverage of trump's thank you tour rally, starting at 7:00 p.m. eastern. connell: angela merkel's about-face. why the flood of refugees into germany is forcing the chancellor, really to change her tune on a big issue over there. zuhdi jasser weighs in on that. so stay tuned. melissa: your tax dollars not at work. reports that the pentagon bought an internal study revealed $125 billion is wasted spending. ♪
connell: is -- $125 million in waste at pentagon and it was buried that congress would respond by cutting defense budget. we're finding out about this because of a report in "washington post" reforms would have saved the department 125 billion. we have -- the idea they didn't want anybody to find out about this, all of sudden, we don't want to spend any money? that is amazing on defense
programs. >> yeah. what is really amazing this wasn't, they commissioned this report, they wanted to find ways to trim the fat. i think they were expecting to maybe have it be somewhere closer to like 30 billion, 125 billion, and you know, constituting hundreds of thousands of jobs. it was not something that they were expecting and it made it more difficult for them to make their case to congress that the military was imperilled. connell: right. >> that they weren't spending enough. then later on once they decided to bury, once the deputy defense secretary decided to bury and discredit the report, he argued it is not so simple to untangle all of these bureaucratic mazes because each of those, a great deal of this spending, congresspeople don't want to go back to their home bases to say we had to cut this completely unnecessary project that keeps people employed. it is a maze of bureaucracy and maze of wasteful government spending.
connell: any government bureaucracy, education, defense, they will always say that hey, we need x project, the individual project because there are real people behind it and the other side, people will argue why do you need people in desk positions? why the human resources department? all this kind of stuff. what do you think the fallout will be? difficult to get budgets through in the future. >> that is the thing about defense spending, is that even during the obama years when a great many people were saying or arguing that the you know, oh, the obama administration is slashi the military and to the bone, it is just not true. connell: right. >> only thing that happened at certain periods the increases have been smaller than previous increases but there haven't been any cuts of any kind. connell: couldn't trump come in, argue, i want to get a big weapons system? let's get rid of this bureaucracy and spend more net-net? >> he has argued that he wants to increase the spending on troops, wants to increase personnel. connell: right. >> increase the equipment and he
wants to get rid of the waste but he doesn't, hasn't really articulated how you have one without the other and how you decrease overall spending while increasing spending on projects that he is interested in, while getting rid of the waste. he hasn't articulated yet. as we've seen these are not specific to republican and democratic administrations, military industrial complex, its own beast feeds no matter who is in charge. connell: a good start for the staff, read this report. thanks. melissa: germany taking a tough new stance. german chancellor angela merkel calling for a nationwide ban on burkas during a speech at her political conference. the full veil should be forbidden where legally possible. here is zuhdi jasser, founder and president for american forum for democracy. a lot of people don't know what to make of this, the council on american-islamic relations that
everyone should free to wear clothe of their choice an tiny amount of muslim women that wear face clothing is increasing islamophobia in europe. what do you think? >> that position is absurd. angela merkel talking about german culture. she is throwing a bone to the nationalists. i'm against the burka and face covering. it doesn't have to get into issue of culture. this is about national security. people don't have a right to walk in public un identifiable. if cair and other islamic apologist extremist groups want to ignore that, they ignoring suicide bombers that went unidentified and ignoring national security and using religious freedom to not deal with the problem of radicalization. by the way the burka lobby is not huge. merkel is just throwing a bone. she is not approaching the real issue the natural fratricide with a million immigrants that have come in they don't know how
to deal with. i'm not sure she is exactly changing her primary problem which is the elephant in the room. melissa: do you think she is making it about security? that is what it is about for the most part in other spots, right? the idea if you totally obscure your face, there is a law in the u.s. about protesting and wearing a full mask so that your face can't be identified in any way? is that what it comes down to in the indicates of germany? >> i think that is what she should make it about because it is more rational. if she talks about german culture where was she when she let a million people, 20, 30% have sympathies for isis, seem to be islamist and don't accept any of this and will not a simulate into german culture? if she really cares about german culture she should been making the argument months or years ago. she should talk about national security, the supreme court even in america doesn't stand by what cair is talking about. you can't have demonstrations
with masks where security can't tell who is doing what. if you're in public you don't have a right to be shielded from identification so police and others can tell who you are if you commit an active crime. melissa: why is it not a religious freedom show, zuhdi? if you set security aside, if this is the way they want to observe their religion why is it not imposing on that? >> well, that is a great question, because listen, we have to be careful what we're talking about. the burka includes not only face covering but entire body covering. i think the government should have nothing to do with what we choose to wear personally. but the face itself, human interaction, when you step out of your home, you are engaging with a social contract with society. the constitution is social contract to protect individual rights but provoke our individual rights from others that might infringe on it. if you can't tell the what the other is, male, female, you can't tell anything once they cover their face that is not constitutional.
that becomes a major not only security issue but it is not human. it is not human interaction to have some unknown person interacting with you that you can't engage on individual, identifiable basis. melissa: interesting conversations. zuhdi, thank you as always. appreciate your time. connell: that was a great conversation. cracking down on terrorist content, tech companies, facebook, youtube, twitter, microsoft, teaming up to combat terrorist propaganda online. they have a shared database which will help track, quote, violent terrorist imagery or recruitment videos online. working together on this. melissa: local law enforcement stepping up security on the l.a. metrorail system after anonymous tip that terrorist attack was planned on the station next to universal citywalk. fbi are taking no chances and looking at it as a credible threat.
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exponential increase in the number of people who are showing up at border being arrested by the border patrol or showing up at official port of entry. these are illegal immigrants and when they arrive they have been coached to use as you said magic words entitle them to beginning asylum process. under obama administration policy from 2009, once they begin that process, they're usually let free into the u.s. while they await basically await their proceedings and their hearings, giving them a chance to disappear along with the rest of the illegal immigrants already in the country. melissa: there are border patrol agents quoted specifically in the article. they talk about they have seen up tick from less than 1% of people say this, but 10% are saying this. what are the magic words? i'm afraid to live in our country? what do you say? >> exactly in particular you say, in bureaucrat parlance they have to show a credible fear of being returned, being deported back to their home countries. there are a number of different
words they use. basically yes, i'm afraid to return home. please don't send me home. it is as simple as that. they are, you know, instantly put on an asylum track. it doesn't mean they get asylum. many of these people will be ruled deportable and are supposed to be sent home. by then they have been in the u.s. for two, three years, disappeared into the shadows. main thing is that 2009 policy change. before that, generally they were held in detention. they go you there the process, at the end of the pros he is you know where they are because they are in detention and you can deport them. big change 2009 policy releasing them while they go into the process which means they had a chance to disappear into the shadows. one out of every 10 illegal immigrants the officers encountering at the border, they're being coached in particular somewhat by families already reached the united states and sending emails and phone calls back home but also
through the smuggling cartels which are being paid to bring them up here. smugglers say, hey, use these words and you will get in. melissa: i want to highlight for the audience, the big difference instead of being detained once you come across the border and tell a border patrol person, when you say the magic words you're not detained. then you're out there and kind of disappear. the real thing that make this is scary, if people figure out that this is the way to get in, very easy for terrorists to figure out that this is the way to not be held once you got here, right? >> yeah, absolutely. anybody, essentially. we've seen central americans who are flooding border using this. haitians fleeing the earthquake and recent hurricane using this to get in. real thing the border patrol chief testified to congress, hey, we know this a problem. we need to change the policy, but political chiefs at homeland security refused to suggest any policy changes to congress. >> we'll follow the story. thank you for joining us. appreciate your time.
>> my pleasure. connell: calling for sanctuary campuses -- melissa: oh. connell: the entitled generation as they're become known, not going to stop there. a new push coming up to be free from student debt and final exams. melissa: of course. if you're going to be free of stuff, why not slap final exams on there. connell: plus if you're a nervous flyer, how about this? ♪ melissa: [laughter].
student loan laws don't affect you here. >> oh, absolutely. sanctuary campus pro underage drinking laws where we don't enforce underage drinking laws on campus. >> agree with that one. sanctuary from final exams. >> interesting, no final exams? >> yeah. >> sanctuary campus from parking laws, too many parking tickets? >> yeah. melissa: okay, well that is kind of entrapment. they want sanctuary from under age drinking laws. hadley heath manning, richard goodstein are back with us. richard, what do you think of these precious snowflakes? >> i think if you put microphone in the front of a bunch of ceos and said, what if you had no taxes, cool. what if you had free labor? that would be sweet. so you know, they're smarter than these students but i think they kind of play along just like these students did. i do think that people should understand that sanctuary cities, they're not being,
people are not being hidden. all they're saying is we're not going to cooperate willingly if law enforcement has a warrant or some papers fine. we'll obviously cooperate. we're just not going to make it easy for you. that is what we call due process. melissa: hadley, not actually. when they're talking about having sanctuary campuses they are saying they will not cooperate with i.c.e. even in the sanctuary city situation i watch ad whole ad with bill de blasio where he bragged about how he signed a local law we will not cooperate with i.c.e. when we have people in custody we'll not cooperate and not hand them over no matter what. he was so pleased about this, he had an ad going in the back of the taxi telling everyone. it's a little more aggressive than that. >> that's right. i think the results of the last national election show most americans are sick of stuff like this. what can we do with man on the street videos like this one except roll our eyes. rules are rules, laws and laws
are for our benefit. freedom and responsibility go hand in hand a lot of college students are up for rude awakening when they leave campus, that campus is sanctuary from any type of rules or laws. it is there for benefit of society as a whole. melissa: richard, do you worry about that at all, going back to kids in campus, they're in this false bubble that doesn't exist in real life? this is another way where they're lowering the flag to half-mast as a result of an election, and, you know, they're protected from any kind of speech, any kind of microaggression, how are they ever going to make it in real life when they come out into the rest of society? wouldn't you worry about that if that was your kid on campus there? >> look, the fact is a lot of these kids work. they have part-time jobs. they're going to learn soon enough, melissa. once they graduate and get into real world and start complaining about some of the things that kind of offend them as college students they will learn what it's like. i'm actually, look, of course people should deal with reality.
she shouldn't deal with fantasy. that is true with the guy who went into the pizza place five blocks from my house, incidentally, thanks to general flynn and his son. people need to deal in reality and not in fantasy. that is true for generals and true for college students. i agree with that. melissa: hadley, your thoughts on that? >> we've been treating young adults too much like children. we would all benefit -- when they turn 18 they're the age of majority. start treating people like adults sooner rather than later, transition to the real world will be that much sooner. >> agreed. melissa: this is creeping out into the rest of society and work place you can't use the word quarterback because it is too gender specific. we'll see. a lot of these things could turn around in this nextwave. thank you. >> thank you. connell: why not be greeted by a friendly pig after a long flight, right? melissa: why not. connell: lelu is new part of the
wag brigade at san francisco international airport. this is part of a program to greet and comfort travel years this is real. this is a real story. connell: not fake news? melissa: yes. connell: they arrive and very talented pig. so talented the pig can play music on the toy piano. melissa: i bet this pig is federally funded or at least locally funded. connell: a lot of pork. >> set you up for that. connell: i thought that is actually what you meant. melissa: it is therapy animal, meant to make nervous travelers feel better. connell: yeah. melissa: i have to say i feel better looking at it. connell: at a pig? melissa: kind of undermining my own making fun of this, i like the pig. connell: kind of a cute pig. melissa: it is. grinch that stole the christmas party. connell: what? melissa: why one company blaming the cancellation of its holiday bash on donald trump. of course it's his fault.
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it is their christmas party, and they will cancel if they want to. l.a. force, or la force, not sure which, a public relation firm that represent companies like target, and banana republican, they are canceling their holiday party because donald trump was elected president. >> of course,. we envisioned an extra cheerful celebration of hillary clinton's presidency, alas, election day did not go as hoped. it is deep regret we're canceling the party. company sent that money that would have been spent on the party to planned parenthood, and stonewall foundation. >> they were having a party. >> what is interesting,
hillary clinton is having a thank you party, she is partying. she said i'm partying. >> i don't know how much fun that will be. >> that is it for us, risk "risk & reward" risk starts right now. >> i want entire krupp washington establishment to hear these words from us, when we win tomorrow, we're going to drain the swamp. we're going to washington dc, and we are going to drain the swamp. you probably heard me say it, drain the swamp. >> drain the swamp. >>