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went in there thinking the fish would be the entertainment. instead, she became the main attraction. the winner of the web page poll, the dolphins laughing at the gymnast, taking 69% of the vote. that will do it for us. have a great day and weekend. "fox & friends" starts right now. good morning, everyone. it's friday, july 25th. brand new details about why this train flew off the tracks killing 80 people and why the conductor was bragging about that. meanwhile, president obama doubles down on his brand new talking points. >> the point is with an endless distraction of political posturing and phony scandals. >> there's the phony scandals. you know, it's curious though is a few months ago he promised to get to the bottom of those phony scandals, so why has he decided they are phony, hmm?
and the real american hero, an exclusive look at one of the men killed in benghazi like you've never seen before. "fox & friends" starts right now. ♪ they have been here all night. they are just waiting for us to go ahead and take down the gates so they can get a little closer to the famous dave's all american concert series stage because today, you know who is our performer. >> it's bret michaels and the ladies like bret michaels and they have been lining up for hours. >> i said bret's world, bret's
world, will we go. >> that's a "wayne's world" reference. >> you're wearing garth's glasses today. >> and you have his hair. >> oh, my gosh, going to be quite a show, everyone. >> at least i've got hair. >> you're right. >> ouch. >> anyway. >> we're off to a good start on friday. >> anyway, thanks for joining us. >> brian is gone gone and we've got peter and ali. >> let's tell you what's happening overnight because police are expected to question the driver of the speeding train that ran off the rails and crashed yesterday in spain. the accident left many people dead, including one american, a 47-year-old woman from virginia. according to a newspaper, that driver had been bragging about
his speeding habits on facebook. the train was going more than 100 miles per hour around that curve. twice the recommended limit. one piece of evidence investigators will be looking closely at is this photo from his facebook profile showing a speedometer well past 200 miles per hour. hard to see there. meanwhile, a juror in the george zimmerman trial making a shocking admission. >> george zimmerman got away with murder. but you can't get away from god, and at the end of the day, he's going to have a lot of questions and answers he has to deal with. >> that is juror known as b-29 making that claim in an interview with abc news. it comes two weeks after finding zimmerman not guilty in the shooting death of trayvon martin. the woman who did not want to be identified by her real name says she has trouble sleeping at night and eating since the acquittal, but she said her hands were tied by a lack of evidence.
after the interview, martin's mother sabrina fulton said, quote, it is devastating for my family to hear the comments from juror b-29, comments which we already knew in our hearts to be true, that george zimmerman literally got away with murder. well, it could be a escalation in the government's internet spying program. "cnet" says the government is demanding major internet companies to turn over your passwords. microsoft and google would not say if they received the request, other companies like verizon, aol and fook did not respond. if true, it would let the government read private communications and even be able to impersonate someone. some show me state college republicans were shown the door during president obama's speech at the university of central missouri. the problem, the president's staff said they were a security threat. >> what? >> some of the students were wearing shirts with tea party slogans and republican symbols.
all ten reportedly had tickets to the event. those are your headlines. >> that would be like if you went to a new york yankees game and you were wearing a red sox shirt, who cares? you might take some guff. >> that's america. you can root for the other team. >> meanwhile, five minutes after the top of the hour, attorney general eric holder is taking texas to court over voting rights, and soon other states may soon be in his sights as well despite a recent supreme court ruling. >> reporter: attorney general eric holder is battling with voting procedures. holder wants texas to get permission from the federal government before the state can make any changes to its voting
laws. th just hours after the supreme court ruling texas became the first state to react. lawmakers immediately implemented a new voter i.d. law, but the justice department is arguing voting-related discrimination against racial minorities is taking place. >> in that ruling the court noted that the parties, and i quote, this is what the court said, the parties provided more evidence of discriminatory intent than we have space or need to address here. this is a federal court that said that. >> reporter: governor rick perry criticized holder's moving. he said it's bypassing the court's ruling while other republican lawmakers accused the white house of bullying the lone star state. >> part of the long-term strategy of this administration is to try to turn texas blue, and so they are engaging in this kind of bogus political activity to try to raise concerns with regard to things like minority voting. >> reporter: now true the vote, a voters right organization, have responded.
they said in part the group will seek legal action saying the doj is putting itself between texas voters and their guaranteed constitutional rights. back to you. >> thanks, elizabeth. >> thank you. all right. yesterday at this time we told you about how the president of the united states had a major economic speech on wednesday in illinois. he really didn't say anything. he didn't really have any new ideas. he just tried to blame the republicans, you know, for getting in his way and also on curious on wednesday he was talking about these phony scandals that the republicans are trying to gin up. you know, he doubled down and repeated that claim extraordinarily last night. here's the president. >> the point is with an endless distraction of political posturing and phony scandals and lord knows what, washington keeps taking its eye off the ball, and that needs to stop. >> that needs to stop, the phony scandals. >> right.
hard to know exactly which scandal he's talking about. there have been a slew of them. does he think that benghazi is phone where four americans were killed? does he think the irs targeting of conservative groups is phony, that nsa surveillance is phony, the department of justice singling out james rosen and other journalists for scrutiny is bogus? which one is he talking about, hard to know. it's also tone deaf because polls suggest americans don't find any of those scandals phony. they do want to get to the bottom of those. >> and there's a cavalcade of scandals, a whole array of them, so why and how has the president changed his tune? what did he say just a couple months ago addressing all of these different scandals just talked about. >> they have to be held fully accountable because the irs as an independent agency requires absolute integrity. the day after it happened i acknowledged that this was an
act of terrorism, and what i pledged to the american people was that we would find out what happened. we would make sure that it did not happen again, and we would make sure that we held accountable those who had perpetrated the terrible crime. journalists should not be at legal risk for doing their jobs. our focus must be on those who break the law. that's why i've called on congress to pass a media shield law to guard against government overreach. >> so, you know what? that perfectly, you know, frames the argument that republicans are making that they are not phony scandals at all. just look at them. when they popped up the president said we're going to get to the bottom of this and hold people responsible, but now because, as you said, his poll numbers are tanking. they are going the wrong direction, he's got to distract the country with something, and so he said, look, i'm trying to do a good job but the darn republicans, they ginned up these phony scandals but they
are not phony and the president admits it. >> i don't know why he's doing that. i don't know if it's because of his poll numbers. i think that it sound -- particularly with the benghazi one. you can't lump benghazi into a phone scandal category. that feels cold-blooded, but, again, the president didn't connect those. he just said phony scandals without clarifying. i went back to the transcript because i couldn't believe he was talking about bekz benghazi in there, but in the transcript he's working off obama care. last night he was talking about the affordable care act. how could anybody against it, ginning up phony scandals and on wednesday he made a more overarching statement about phony scandals seeming that they are all lumped in together. >> some say this is part of the jaded cynical view that people in the white house have about americans, they won't happen about three month ago, that they really don't care and in some sense that they are ignorant, so i think that they are
capitalizing on this mistaken belief about the american belief. you're absolutely right to say that the deaths in benghazi, especially when we have the polls now that say american troops should have been sent in to help them, it's absolutely incredible. >> and we've got a brand new fox news poll. how closely are you following the news on benghazi? right now only 22% say very. 37% say somewhat, and as you can see the numbers have eroded since the month of june. >> and that's sad but typical. it is hard to keep your attention trained on one particular event. everybody has lives, everybody has kids that they are taking care of, so sadly the benghazi story, though nobody has been prosecuted, and there's not been any justice for the victims, it has gone away in people's minds a bit, but one victim's family feels very strongly that her son not be forgotten, and she wants to let all of us know what her son was like by sharing a very
personal video. this is of glen doherty, and his mom is asking america to meet their american hero. >> what gets my juices flowing is roaming the earth and having adventures with good people, and it can be for a righteous cause. that just makes it taste even sweeter. >> you know, we have seen that -- the shot of the guys killed in benghazi so many times and we haven't seen any tape or film. he was part of production of an nbc film back in 2008 called "the wanted" and his mom gave us permission to use that so we would know a little bit about home. >> he doesn't seem phony, seems like he was alive. >> it's very helpful. so helpful to hear somebody's voice and to see video of them and to see them smiling and to see how much he embraced life there. i mean, we have seen the picture, and you could just tell that he was, you know, a hand
some guy, but here, seeing him in real life, it does make you realize what was lost. >> just remember, just not a picture, a real person there. there were four real people who lost their lives, and we've got to get to the bottom of it, and i hope we do some day. >> all right. coming up, harry reid has a new plan to fix the debt. forget tax reform. he wants to add $1 trillion in new taxes. stuart varney is here to explain what that plan would mean. >> and the uk taking on illegal immigration with these billboards. go home or face arrest, but do they go too far? we report. you decide. >> hold on. i've got to text home to 78070. for pain and swelling? apply cold therapy in the first 24 hours. but not just any cold. i only use new thermacare® cold wraps.
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a $1 trillion tax hike. here it comes. senate majority leader harry reid rejecting any part in a bipartisan senate compromise on tax reform unless it includes significant revenues for the u.s. government, so why won't harry reid compromise and what could it mean to you, the taxpayer? stuart varney is here to explain. good morning, stuart. >> this is a disaster for america's middle class. harry reid has just destroyed tax reform. that's lower tax rates and fewer deductions, brings in the revenue and gets the private sector of the economy going and he said late yesterday we're not going to do it. i don't want any part of it. we're not going to do it. what we want is significant extra tax revenue. that is a tax hike. he wants going back to the
senate budget resolution calling for $1 trillion in new taxes. >> my recollection, tell me if i'm wrong, i thought there was some posturing or charade that says we want to look at the tax system and make it more equitable. we don't want to make it more equitable. we want more. >> it wasn't posturing, wasn't a chara charade. max baucus was heavily involved with dave camp in the house and that meant lower rates, fewer deductions and harry reid said we must have more revenue and that means a tax hike. >> you and i understand the pain of $1 trillion more in taxes across the board. what does it do to our economy and to our growth in a time when we have 1% growth? >> right. for the last four years we've had a tax the rich redistribute the wealth policy. that's been the policy's policy.
>> has it redistributed the wealth? >> it has not. the middle class and poorer people are getting worse off. we have no growth. as you say, peter, 1%, 1.5% growth. we've run up in $7 trillion in extra debt. that's what we've got for four years of tax the rich and keep on taxing, and now we propose to do poverty same when the economy is not growing, when we've got the unemployment rate rising? this is a potential disaster for america's middle class. more to the point, this destroys the whole idea of the house and senate getting together, compromising on something and doing something in a bipartisan fashion. harry reid says, no, you can't do that. >> will there be a fight on this now? >> i think there will be a fight on it, but essentially harry reid is doing the president's bidding. this is what the president wants. >> stuart varney, we'll do your bidding this morning at 9:20 on the business channel. thanks for being here. be well. the fight for the faith in the classroom is heating up
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>> good morning, steve. thank you. >> great to have you. what was the idea behind this particular class? >> well, the book actually got brought to me by some community members, and we looked it over and read, it and then we went to a school board convention in april, and there was a booth at the trade show there that featured the bible and its influence, and, you know, we felt that we were hearing that there were some students who didn't have the opportunity through their homes or through their churches, they didn't participate in churches, and they -- they were lacking the knowledge that they needed in the history of the bible. >> so it was about the history of the bible and how it has impacted, you know, world culture for 2,000 years. >> exactly. >> and it was not about religious indoctrination. >> no.
we were adamant about not having it taught as a religious course or indoctrination as devotional. it was strictly intended to be a history course of the bible. >> and the final vote was 3-3. one of the school board members was not in attendance so essentially it will not become part of the crick lup. why do you think the three members voted against it? are they afraid of lawsuits? >> i think they are afraid of lawsuits, a couple of them are, and there was one that was concerned about the fact that we were going to be trying to teach religion to students and she felt that that be done at home or in the church, and it was kind of hard to get across to people that that was not the intent of the course. the course is to teach the history and the supreme court has, you know, held for a long time that schools have the right to teach the history of the
bible, and as long as it's done in an objective and academic manner it's very appropriate for a school to do that. as a matter of fact, there are almost 600 schools in the united states in 43 different states that are teaching this program. >> but they are not going to be doing it at your schools. >> no, unfortunately, not. >> sandy minard, thanks very much for joining us and telling us about the vote down there this delaware. >> thank you for having me. >> you bet. >> 27 minutes after the top of the hour. detroit doesn't have any horses, but the broke city has a horseshoer on the payroll. how does that happen? >> good morning, steve, good morning to everyone. the festival of ballooning where 100 of the bad boys will be lifting off.
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and he somehow comes up with it pulling off the no-look behind-the-back grab. >> that is incredible. >> who is that guy, i wonder? >> that is impressive. >> excellent. >> glad you're joining us on this friday. got some headlines to start this half hour for you right now. newly released pictures so former nfl star aaron hernandez caught on his own surveillance cameras holding a gun soon after his friend was shot to death. the images were included in court documents. cops say the photos show hernandez with the gun before and after 27-year-old odin lloyd was murdered. hernandez has pleaded not guilty to murder charges. cops say the gun used to kill lloyd has not yet been found, this while new england patriots quarterback tom brady speaks out about his former teammate. >> there's a very human compassion element that we all have, and when it's someone that, you know, has been on our
team, it's -- you know, it's a very sad thing. >> brady says the team is committed to re-establishing itself on the field and in the community. well, this morning even more woes for -- you recognize him, steve? that's anthony weiner. the woman at the center of the disgraced democrat's latest sexting scandal is breaking her silence. >> did you ever say to him that you loved him? >> yes. >> so you told anthony weiner that you loved him? >> yes. >> did he ever tell you that he loved you? >> yes. >> sydney leathers was thrust into the spotlight after a website published information from the steamy chat. they occurred a year after weiner resigned from congress. weiner said there's even more women he seconded but cannot say how many. >> there are a few. i said at the time of my resignation there were six. i don't believe -- i don't think in total any more than six to ten, i suppose, but i can't tell you absolutely what someone else
is going to consider inappropriate or not. >> weiner insists he's staying in the race despite mounting calls for him to drop out and polls showing plummeting support. >> detroit just made history with the nation's largest bankruptcy ever, but the city sees no reason to ice plans for a new hockey arena for the red wings. it will cost $650 million, 284 million will come from taxpayers. critics say an arena should be the last worry with detroit $18 billion in debt, and you may remember the city's water and sewage department pays a -- one of them employs more than $56,000 a year, even though there's no horses, so they have a horseshoer they are paying $56,000 a year. the position is actually protected by the union rules, and those are your headlines. and now maria molina has the
weather. maria, what's going on? >> good morning, good to see you and this morning we're talking about relatively chilly temperatures across the northwest and new england with high temperatures only in the 60s. low 60s across parts of maine, so, again, a little unusual, this tie of the year when it's supposed to be warm. end of july, should be feeling like summer but not doing so across those areas. the tropics, tracking tropical storm dorian, maximum sustained winds at 50 miles per hour headed west northwest at 20 miles per hour, very quickly. next week we do need to keep an eye on this storm because take a look where it could be by wednesday at 2:00 a.m. with maximum sustained winds of 50 miles per hour in the southeastern bahamas, and then all eyes on the storm then because it could potentially head towards the southeastern coast, all models pointing towards the storm system heading this direction. they are in agreement that it is going to track west northwest. temperatures on the chilly side across parts of the great lakes and also parts of new england.
otherwise texas on the hot side. 99 degrees for your high in san antonio, and we're tracking areas of rain in new england and other batches of rainfall across the center of the country with a strong cold front headed east. a slight chance for severe storms across the frontal boundaries, damaging hail, strong winds and maybe even isolated tornadoes will be possible. now let's head over to big daddy with steve and aly. >> a reason maria is wearing a t-shirt that says giants on it and that's because nfl training camps have kicked off and big daddy who knows a lot about these players joins us this morning. what do we expect at training camp? >> well, you know what, a lot of sweating, a lot of depression because guys are -- >> why? >> you get cooped up for a couple of weeks. >> it's hard. it's work. time to go to work.
>> it is hard, and we've actually put together a little training camp here on the plaza here. would you like to put maria and aly through the paces? >> i will lead them. >> what's this called? some sort of a ladder, rope ladder. >> this is what you use for quick feet. being be a offensive lineman i don't have quick feet, but i'm going to show you the idea, give you an idea of what it's supposed to be. you're supposed to lift your feet up and go through here. >> big daddy is going to town. >> see what happens if you don't pick your feet up. >> i'm timing you, maria. >> this should be different. >> you didn't do this in high heels. can we get a close-up shot of high heels. >> in three, two, one, go. >> that was like three seconds. >> you're next. >> come on.
>> i have to carry the ball. >> as everyone knows i've never done an athletic pursuit in my life. >> go. >> oh, man. >> that was like four seconds. >> just had our own little training camp. >> i have potential. >> what's the headline out of training camp? we just saw tom brady talk a little bit about how the pats are trying to pull it together in the wake of aaron hernandez being in jail. >> well, i think is, you know -- we have to move on. the guy's in jail. we don't know, you know, what happened. all these stories are out there, but the team, you know what? they got a season to get ready for and they have moved on. >> have to figure out what to do with tebow now. >> they have been trying to figure that out since he left college. >> what do you think his future is? >> be a multi-purpose player. >> there you go. >> what about rg3? just down in washington this past weekend. >> coming off the big knee
surgery. i think they will take it easy with him and let him get through preseason without getting hit and just get him ready for opening day. >> hgh testing in football, should be it mandatory? >> if we want everybody on same playing field. >> don't we? don't we want everybody on the same playing field? >> everybody is looking for the edge. got to do it legally. >> you had your celebrity golf tournament about a month ago. raised over $1 million for brain aneurysm research and for long island children's museum. >> yes, and i told everybody because maria and anna were there and that was the focus of the celebrity golf classic. >> hanging out with her. >> thanks to you for dropping by and sports authority for the training equipment. >> very nice. >> peter johnson, back in to you. >> when they choose up sides, i want to be on big daddy's team. >> okay.
thank you. a former mobster speaking out and taking us inside the american mob, and he says whitey bulger is a rat who wouldn't have lasted a minute in the new york mob. he's coming up next. plus, it wasn't the landing gear that failed on the southwest flight that crashed earlier this woke. could it be another case of pilot error? that's coming up next on "fox & friends."
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and what's the most important thinto remember? no face to face contact until we're off of school property. you got this. sharing what you've learned. that's powerful. verizon. get the samsung galaxy s3 for $49.99. we have some quick fox news headlines for you. it wasn't the landing gear that failed the southwest flight that crashed at laguardia airport.
>> turns out the jet hit the runway nose first, and that's not normal procedure. pilots are supposed to land on the rear wheels first. the ntsb still determining if pilot error played a role and caught on camera. a florida police officer is in hot water for actually dragging a woman to jail. it happened at the pinellas county lockup. the officer was suspended, but one witness says the inmate was drunk and unruly. the copulater admitted that he was being inappropriate. >> thanks so much, peter. prosecutors plan to wrap up their case today against reputed gangster james "whitey" bulger. the 83-year-old is charged with participating in 19 killings. he was one of the nation's most wanted fugitives after fleeing boston in late 1994. he was captured in boston in 2011. as a former mafia associate
within the colombo and gampina family sal polisi joins us. i know you joined the mob when you were in the 20s. what did you do in the mafia? >> i was assigned to the colombo crime family but i became involved with john gotti so i straddled between the two families, like a freedom i had. i had a lot of autonomy. >> the mob sounds so seed and so dangerous and so violent. what's the allure of being in the mob? >> for me it was the excitement. i didn't do drugs or drink alcohol. it was to rob banks, i was a bank robber in the '70s, a hijacker. i moved from one level of crime to another. >> i know that you crossed paths with whitey bulger's gang several times when you were in
the mob. do you think he ole be convicted of killing 19 people? >> absolute will. right now he's doing damage control. it's a blow to his ego, and i really feel that he's probably going to testify and probably redeem himself in a strange way, but when you kill children and do the things that he did, i mean, i said to other tv personalities, this guy wouldn't have lasted five minutes in new york. gotti would have put two in his bonnet and dropped him off in the next area code. >> that's colorful, sal. >> very. >> one of the witnesses that was going to be testifying against whitey turned up dead right before testifying. it's hard not to connect the dots. do you think it was a coincidence in. >> an interesting coincidence that people think that this law of power. ironically when you live your little bubble of whatever city you're in, you don't have any power. i was in the witness protection program in texas and nobody ever showed up to greet me. >> in other words, you don't think that whitey's mob and gang is powerful enough to have found
this witness if he was jogging and to have gotten him. >> the government is omnipotent. you can't beat a guy like giuliani. >> you're in a new show "inside the american mob" which focuses on the mob from the mid-1970s to present day. what's your role in it in. >> i gave them information about what it was like in the '70s. the mob is much like the government. the agencies didn't share information. the families didn't share information. homeland security knows everything about investigative agency. in the days the gambinos didn't associate with the colombos but i had a sinatra club, all the families in there, so we kind of shared or social proclivities for gambling and all sorts of things. >> how did you get out of the mob? >> i gave a corrupt judge in
queens and hanging out in queens and gotti got off and walked and became a sensation. >> "inside the american mob" premiering this sunday on nat geo channel. sal polisi, thanks so much. >> nat geo did a great job. it's very accurate. >> fascinating to watch. >> thanks. >> the president is being distracted, he says, by phony scandals but wonder how those targeted by the irs feel about that comment. >> it's not your right to pursue an agenda. the post you occupies is to pursue american liberty of you've sworn to uphold that duty and you've faltered. >> that tea party president here with her reaction. if you missed "fox & friends" this week, you missed a whole
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>> alisyn: the biggest summer time hot air balloon and music festival in all north america is happening this weekend. >> steve: that's right. our own anna kooiman is live in reddington, new jersey and she's getting ready to take off, right? >> you got it. good morning and good morning to everybody at home. it's the largest one on the entire continent. 100 hot air balloons are to be
ascending at the quick check new jersey festival. i'm here with the executive producer, howard freeman. good morning to you. >> good morning. >> what are we looking at right now? some are starting to take off. >> we have about 25 or 35 balloons this morning which is a preview of what you're going to see throughout the weekend here in reddington, new jersey at the festival. >> new this year we have an elvis presley that's over 105 feet. >> he's larger than life. his glasses are 40 feet. here we have a fireman commemorating 9-11. we're about to inflate a fire house. over 100 balloons throughout the weekend. >> thank you so much. and i mention not to put on too much hair spray because we're getting in one of those in just a bit and all that fire, it could be a disaster. >> steve: keep the ai can't net
away from that. thank you very much. we'll be with you for more takeoffs shortly. it was a royal week of fun here with the birth of the prince of cambridge. >> alisyn: don't worry if you missed any of the laughs 'cause here is a look back at a week with "fox & friends". >> steve: town cryer on the streets new york city to start our show. >> hello. >> hello, anchor. >> hi, cryer. cry something. >> steve: "fox & friends" starts right now. >> between 7 and 8, did you go to the pub? >> actually no, i did not. >> okay. >> my heart rate is through the roof already. perfect. >> please. >> sending smut again. can voters ever believe anything anthony wiener has to say? >> is this a repeat from last year? >> i wish it were. >> excuse me, gretchen.
>> martha, have they ruled out brian, 'cause my idol was mohammed ali, i put in mohammed as my confirmation name. i said what about cassius and they didn't want that either. it could be the most awkward flight ever. >> her name, eileen. >> eileen. [ laughter ] i could not make out the word. >> you could not make out? >> i could make out burks i couldn't make out the word. >> i didn't think you would admit you couldn't make out. >> a special friend. >> the actor and host of "america's got talent" joins us live. >> why are you such an adamant no? >> i want to see the way i look at every age. >> joan river highs had plastic surgery. >> now they're referred to as
progressives. but they used to be liberals? ding, ding, ding. ring the bell. >> we will not have a king louis in britain, period. >> the duke and duchess of cambridge have announced the newborn son, george alexander louis! god save the queen! >> steve: good job, stuart varney, louis part of his name. >> alisyn: you had mrs. partridge on. >> steve: we did. she was fantastic and her book, she's had quite a life. >> alisyn: she indeed has. >> steve: all right. straight ahead on this friday, coming up, meet our future. >> currently illegal in all 50 states and we believe that a woman shouldn't suffer because of an unwanted post-pregnancy. >> steve: college students sign a petition to legalize abortion after childbirth. >> alisyn: plus, brent michaels
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shouldn't suffer because of an unwanted post pregnancy. >> steve: who are these people who signed that? we're going to tell you. "fox & friends" for this friday hour two starts right now. ♪ >> alisyn: all american summer concert series with bret michael today. so ladies, come on down to midtown manhattan we're already gathering quite a crowd. >> steve: we are indeed. and i know that he was playing a concert last night in connecticut. some of those folks from the concert showed up here. he's got fans who travel all across the country to follow him
and his famous bus. he's got that brand-new rv show. >> alisyn: you went in this. >> peter: you were up close and personal. >> steve: i hate to name drop, but i was just having coffee in bret michael's bus. >> alisyn: is that all that was in there? tell us everything. what goes on inside there, steve doocy? >> steve: he's our performer today live from new york city. there is his bus right there. he's in there right now. we're going to do an interview with him in about a half hour and then he's going to start singing at 8:00 o'clock eastern time. if you're in the neighborhood, come on down. peter, you and i actually personify one of his hit songing. >> peter: which one? >> steve: "every rose has its thorn." >> peter: we have a wonderful rose. a pink rose today, right? >> alisyn: you charmers. >> peter: no, it's true. >> steve: did you buy it? >> alisyn: i thought you were going to go with like, i don't
know. >> peter: like make fun of my hair again. >> alisyn: i'm trying not to be dirty. this conversation is impossible. >> peter: keep trying. >> alisyn: let's get right to your news headlines now. we have a fox news alert. overnight a judge ordered the ousted egyptian president morsi be detained over connections to hamas. it's believed hamas helped him escape from prison in 2011 and the former muslim brotherhood leader has been interrogated. the detention is for 15 days that can be extended if need. doddss of members of the muslim brotherhood were involved in the jail break. it happened during the uprising that toppled morsi's predecessor. the police want to question the driver of that speeding train that ran off the rails and crashed wednesday in spain. the accident left 78 people dead, including one american. new reports out say the driver had been bragging about his speeding habits on facebook. the train was going more than 100 miles per hour around that
curve, twice the recommended limits. one piece of evidence investigators will be looking at closely, this photo from its faye book profile showing the speedometer needle at 125 miles per hour. and newly released pictures show former nfl star aaron hernandez caught on his own surveillance cameras holding a gun around the time that his friend was shot to death. these were included in court documents and police say the photos show hernandez with a gun before and after 27-year-old odin lloyd was killed. hernandez has pleaded not guilty to murder charges. police say the gun used to kill lloyd has not been recovered. tom brady says his team is trying to move on. >> it's a very human, compassionate element that we all have and when it's someone who has been on our team, you know, it's a very sad thing. >> alisyn: brady says the team is committed to reestablishing itself on the field and in the community.
a heart warming moment at a memphis children's hospital. ♪ >> alisyn: that is memphis quarterback jacob karam with a little girl suffering from leukemia. he said he's amazed by the bravery these children show and wanted to do something special for her. >> i think it's special about this whole thing is bri and the rest of the kids, their attitudes and spirits. they have so much courage. >> alisyn: he goes to the hospital several times a year, we're told. she has a nice voice. >> steve: allall right. let's talk about this, a couple weeks ago, the u.s. supreme court struck down a portion of the landmark voting rights act. and it essentially said that some states have been singled out where they had to get approval from the department of justice before they can change their voting rights -- voting
rules in various states. and the supreme court said the data to figure out which states were involved was too old, so they threw it out. eric holder now, and i'm glad we've got an attorney on it, eric holder said he would do everything in his power to have the department of justice block any states that it views as discriminating against voting rights. >> peter: this is incredible. the voting rights act was not struck down totally, but the portion of it with regard to texas and north carolina and other states was thrown out by the supreme court in a 5-4 decision. there doesn't have to be free clearance, the department of justice doesn't have to look at every change in voting rights. >> steve: if texas wants to change something -- >> peter: eric holder is saying, no, no, we're going to continue. what they've done is put what's called a statement of interest in the court that's looking at the voter i.d. laws in texas and said no, we've got some problems with this. they're going to continue to do that.
this has been a real battle that continues. the federal government takes on texas time and time and time again because we understand that this is going to be the next kind of blue-red showdown of the the democratic party is trying to say, we want to take texas over as best we can and so there has been a whole series of lawsuits between the federal government and texas and back and forth. but a lot of republican leaders are saying, listen, hands off, man. the supreme court spoke on this. why are you still meddling? >> alisyn: help us understand legally, who supersedes whom? is the supreme court bigger or the department of justice? >> the supreme court is -- >> alisyn: so then why would eric holder even attempt to somehow trump what the supreme court has decided? >> peter: what eric holder is saying is under the voting rights act the department of justice has a right to speak out if they think that people's voting rights are being affected, but republican officials and people in texas,
the attorney general and the governor are saying no, this has been decided already. you've been pushed back. the white house is saying we intend to keep pushing back on this issue in spite of the supreme court ruling that ruled against us. so it's a big texas political battle brewing again on voter i.d. rules. even when the supreme court has ruled against the federal government. >> steve: see, that's the key there. the supreme court was very clear. we're going to throw out that part of the voting rights act because it's antiquated and we don't need it anymore across the country. so instead what the doj is doing is this is another back doorway, just like the president has been talking about, i'll take executive action to get things done. this is another way for them to impose their will on all of us. >> peter: that's what it turns out to be. but they will be part of the federal court battle over the voter i.d. laws now in the state of texas, even though the supreme court has ruled in a way that a lot of republican and texas leaders say means keep
your hands off. >> alisyn: we have polls reflecting how the americans feel about government and overreach right now, for instance, the nsa surveillance program. we asked is it more likely to hurt americans or help catch terrorists at the moment today, more people believe it's likely to hurt americans. that's up a bit, a tick from june. >> steve: about your concerns regarding the nsa, 52% of you say what concerns you more about the nsa? 52% say it is unable to keep secrets. 30% say has power to spy on americans. that is very, very troubling. >> peter: the bigger issue, are americans saying, listen, why are you thumbing nose at the rules, whether it's the supreme court, whether it's privacy, whether it's all these issues? very interesting. >> steve: unfortunately, people are losing trust in their government and maybe it's because there is so much going on, so much stuff has been ginned up by the administration
and others, it's hard to trust the people we put in power. meanwhile, not far from the capital is george mason university. it's interesting, media research center, which is a conservative media watchdog, sent a reporter by the name of dan joseph out to the campus there and he had in his hand a petition asking students there, college students to sign a fourth trimester abortion bill. keep in mind, trimester means three parts. a fourth trimester would be after the baby is born. so could you abort the baby after the baby is born? that's infanticide. >> peter: that's incredible. >> steve: it is, because so many kids actually signed this thing. watch. >> trying to sign a palpate to
legalize fourth trimester abortion. currently it's illegal in all 50 states. >> does it cause harm to the child? >> i mean, the child wouldn't thereby anymore. it's abortion. the child is gonna. we believe it's a child and a choice. can you help us out today? thank you so much. we love planned parenthood and men in washington saying you do not get to make the rules about what a woman can do with her body. down with that? >> i'm down. >> cool. >> alisyn: look, obviously this stunt has a lot more to do with alcohol consumption on campus than abortion. i mean, people are just signing anything. >> steve: you're saying those kids are drunk? >> alisyn: i'm saying perhaps before they did something that allowed them not to be on top of their game necessarily in the morning when they were asked. >> steve: this is one of the finest universities in america where people are saying oh, yeah, go ahead. trimester, fourth trimester --
>> alisyn: it's possible you can get college kids to sign anything on a campus because that's what college kids do. clearly the fourth trimester should have been a clue, but it wasn't. >> steve: see, i'm going to disagree with you. i don't think those kids are drunk. i think so many of them have been indoctrinated to protect abortion rights at any cost, even though extraordinarily we're talking about after the baby is born, and yet we've got to -- >> alisyn: i don't think the kids were drunk. i think the kids are primed on college campuses to sign petitions. >> peter: that may be true, but there is also code words. you hear planned parenthood and then you talk about a woman's right to choose and then people say, oh, okay. >> alisyn: where do i sign. >> peter: i understand. but they're listening to what's being said and do they understand the concept of math and birth? >> steve: yeah. >> alisyn: clearly not. >> steve: reportedly the reporter was able to get 14 students to sign the petition in an hour, which considering it's the summer months, is pretty big
number. >> peter: it is. >> alisyn: let us know what you think about this. you can find us on twitter. president obama doubles down on his new talking points. >> would this endless parade of distractions and political posturing and phony scandals, washington's taken its eye off the ball. >> alisyn: a woman whose tea party group was targeted by the irs reacts to that next. >> peter: and religious groups sacked by sandy say they're being abandoned by the government. fema says no aid for you. >> i'm learning more about this nsa spying scandal. what are the odds that the only e-mails and phone calls the nsa e-mails and phone calls the nsa didn't listen to are anthony what are thet odds sure does! wow. it's the honey, it makes it taste so... well, would you look at the time... what's the rush?
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a tea party group who fought back on capitol hill after her organization was bullied big time by the irs. >> it's not your right to assert an agenda. the post that you occupy exists to preserve american liberty. you've sworn to perform that duty and you have faltered. >> peter: it seems like president obama is brushing that all aside. >> with this endless parade of distractions and political posturing and phony scandals, political posturing and phony scandals, lord knows what, washington keeps taking its eye off the ball. >> peter: joining us with her reaction to that is tea party president, becky. good morning. >> good morning, peter. >> peter: are you part of a distraction or a phony scandal that the president is talking about? are you part of that? >> according to him i am.
>> peter: what's your reaction to that? >> well, i am just stunned. i'm stunned for three reasons. first of all, that the irs scandal ever happened. that the american public could be targeted for their political beliefs, and then secondly, i am stunned that the president is totally stoneballing this investigation. he admitted the targeting happened. he admitted it was horrible abuse, but now government officials are taking the fifth and he's calling it phony. and thirdly, i want to know where john boehner is in all of this. they have the power of the purse. he could demand answers tomorrow. they could suspend the white house travel budget. they could defund the irs. we need answers and we need to get to the bottom of this. >> peter: let's talk about getting to the bottom of this. my understanding is that you were held up for 635 days in terms of getting irs permission to run your tea party organization and they wanted all kinds of documents, who you gave speeches to, what the people
were, who they volunteered for. but now in spite of your testimony and in spite of the president's statements in the past about how bad the irs scandal was, the f.b.i. has never even interviewed you. >> i've never received a phone call or any kind of communication trying to dig any deeper into this. >> peter: what do you say to the president in terms of the follow-up, in terms of what's gone on here? >> well, the president seems to think that this government can do a lot of good for the people, but we've seen an abuse by our government on american citizens. if he truly believed that, he would be moving heaven and earth to get to the bottom of this. but he's not. >> peter: in referring to the benghazi scandal, the irs scandal, the department of justice scandal, the nsa scandal and maybe a few others, the president says it's phony. who is being phony?
>> i think the only thing phony is his narrative that he's trying to make the american public believe. these are real people. these are real american citizens that are being abused, that were murdered and now they're saying it's all pretend. i just cannot believe that. >> peter: becky, thank you so much for joining us. please let us know when the f.b.i. contacts you with regard to this investigation and let us know the outcome as it goes forward on what the president calls a phony scandal. good to see you. >> you bet i will. >> peter: thank you. should the government be allowed to mandate how much money you save? it could happen. that's next. plus, hugh jackman returns to the big screen as the wolverine this weekend. how did he get into shape for that part? he tells us coming up next. that's in the spotlight.
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>> steve: time for news by the numbers on this friday. first, $13.6 million. that's how much money president obama's current nominated ambassadors donated to his campaigns before being appointed next, 3%. that's how much california wants to mandate all employees, including the private sector, put aside for retirement. the money would be deducted from everybody's paycheck and go into a state fund. seems fair. and finally, 12 hours. that's how long a new york fisherman who fell off his boat floated at sea. he used his boat, his boots to stay afloat. he put one under each arm until
the coast guard picked him up. he only suffered a sore throat and a bad sunburn. that guy is lucky to be alive. >> alisyn: wolverine is hoping to splash its way to the box office. we're here with michael. how great is hugh jackman? i love him. >> is there anything he can not do? >> alisyn: no, there isn't. >> in this movie he does martial-arts to boots. he's out with "the wolverine." they're so good at rolling out these movies. marvel films do 47% better at the box office than counterparts. >> steve: we're look at hugh jackman there. those are prosthetic, right? that's not his real body. >> that is his real body. >> steve: really? >> he trains very hard. he puts his all in those movies. we asked him how he trained for
this. >> i respected duane johnson. i see how you go from this ripped to bigger. how do i do it? he said you need six months to do it. then you got to eat 6,000 calories a day. you got to train like a madman. i used to train an hour a day and laboring under the belief that if it was hot enough, you could do an hour a day. but it was more like three hours a day. >> 6,000 calories. >> peter: there is a bunch of these movies. >> this is the most an actor has played a character. he practically own this is character. >> steve: with fingers like that, how does he put in contacts? >> i think he has a manicure. >> alisyn: i interviewed hugh jackman for a previous role. >> alisyn: name dropper. >> alisyn: i know. because he was one of the best interviews ever. >> he's great.
>> alisyn: he's great. he's friendly. he doesn't seem bored. >> and he's very giving. >> steve: how many of the wolverine movies have you seen? >> peter: he's a great character. plus a great singer, dancer. i've seen several. and it's your life, too, michael. keep on bringing it to us. >> you can catch the interview. >> steve: straight ahead t sounds like something straight out of a hollywood movie. a woman thought she was taking fertility drugs, but her woman was giving her a deadly dose of poison. >> alisyn: and bret michael live on the plaza for the all american summer concert series. we're talking to him when we come back. >> steve: look at that crowd! >> alisyn: yeah, baby! so then the little tiny chipmunks go all the way up...
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she was born in nicaragua, raised in fellow and cutting her teeth on national tv. there are four very important people to my morning. the first one is the car service that picks me up. the second one is hair and the third one is my make-up artist and also this friend. >> steve: what about the people you work with? thanks a lot! you're on "entertainment tonight" and don't mention us! >> i mentioned the people who get me ready every single morning. hair and make-up, they're very important to us because they make us feel more confident. >> steve: congratulations being on "entertainment tonight." they have a special segment about maria molina. >> thank you. that was lot of fun to have them follow me around and get to talk to them one on one. very neat. thanks "entertainment tonight." i guess we want to get to the weather now.
>> steve: why not. >> in the northeast, you might notice as you head out the door it's a little on the chilly side. we woke up to temperatures only in the 50s in cleveland and we are expecting very warm temperatures as we head into this afternoon across parts of the midwest. like in minneapolis, you're only going to make it up into the 60s today. also 60s expected for parts of maine. a little unusual, especially for late in july. in texas, it still feels like july. high temperatures in the 90s across the state. as far as rain, more rain across new england in the morning and risk for severe storms across the center of the country. damaging wind and isolated tornadoes will be a concern and then i want to take to you the tropics. we are tracking tropical storm dorian. this system maximum sustained winds of 50 miles an hour. the forecast track is for it to continue to head to the west northwest. look where it's going to be as we head into tuesday and also wednesday across parts of the southeastern bahamas. we could potentially be dealing with a storm system along parts of the southeastern u.s., coming
up late next week. something to keep an eye on. still very far away now across the open atlanta i can -- atlantic ocean. models agreeing that it's headed toward the southeastern u.s. now let's head back inside. >> steve: ali and i are coming out right now to talk to bret. big crowd? >> yes. big crowd. right, everybody? are you all excited for the concert? [ cheering ] >> all right. >> steve: thank you very much. good job. 26 minutes before the top of the hour. god some headlines. he is accuse of poisoning his wife with what she thought was a fertility supplement, but it was actually cyanide. overnight we learned that dr. robert ferante was arrested in west virginia. his wife died in april after taking some pills. he denies any involvement. >> alisyn: a juror in the george zimmerman trial making a
shocking admission. >> george zimmerman got away with murder, but you can't get away from god and at the end of the day, he's going to have a lot of questions and answers he has to deal with. >> alisyn: she's known as juror b 29. she's made that claim in an interview with abc news and it comes two weeks after finding georgeman not guilty in the shooting death of trayvon martin. the woman who did not want to be identified by her real name says she has trouble sleeping at night and eating since the acquittal, but says her hands were tide because of lack of evidence. >> peter: faith based groups say fema is not doing enough to fund their recovery from super storm sandy. they call it a misguided separation of church and state. congress passed a bill to allow faith-based groups the same treatment as private nonprofits. it still needs to get through the senate. fema's policies do not help religious buildings. but the groups say they serve as
community centers. it was one wet and very wild ride. police in germany pulling over a bmw turned into a swimming pool on wheels. four men were inside the car which had water pouring out of it. it even had decorations to look like it came from a hotel in hawaii. the driver also suspected of driving drunk. why not? and those are your headlines. he's the ultimate rock legend with songs like this "every rose has its thorns." over 30 million albums sold world wide and he's going stronger than ever. his latest album is out and outside, steve and ali are with him. steve? >> steve: thank you very much. ladies and gentlemen, bret michaels! [ cheers and applause ] >> thank you, thank you! fired up! >> steve: you had a show last night in connecticut. did you go to bed or have you
been sleeping in that rv? >> we pulled an all nighter. we're excited a lot of fans here [ cheering ] >> alisyn: we've been partying in the streets of new york. >> steve: you got a new cd, a new album out called "jamming with friends." are you talking about "fox & friends"? >> yes, and just other awesome people in our lives, people like joe perry from aerosmith, deaf leopard, kiss. >> alisyn: that's a dream come true, to just jam with whoever you want. >> it's a good feeling. jimmy buffet. >> steve: with your friends, you've got to include your fans because -- [ cheering ] >> 26 awesome years, three generations of the most amazing fans in the world. [ cheering ] >> alisyn: i see mostly women.
>> listen, beautiful women, awesome rock group. [ cheering ] >> last night all of us, we raised a bunch of money. we're going to that in a minute. but all of these fans, not only i feel blessed, 26 awesome years, get to do what i love, but they've all been so generous to donate just for what's happening today, too. >> steve: we'll get to that in a second. i did ask on twitter last night if anybody had questions, got many, many questions. the number one most common one was, how is your health? because you had a health scare where you had a hole in your heart. >> yes. >> steve: and a little stroke. >> yes. it was a combination of things. first of all, i feel absolutely great. thanks to god and great medical attention that's helped me out and that's the truth. i'm a diabetic my whole life. five shots a day since i've been
six years old. then i had the brain hemorrhage which was crazy. then right after that the stroke, the appendectomy. but i feel awesome. i'm glad to be on the right side of the dirt. >> alisyn: right. so let's talk about how you also raised money because of all this. >> my whole life has been making charitable efforts -- i mean before my music career and during it and now. and the life rocks foundation raises tons of money. the fans come to show. we do meet and greets. we made a lot of huge donation, lot of stuff with the trump foundation, different stuff. life rocks is amazing and today is a special day for me. >> alisyn: congratulations. >> steve: let's go ahead and bring them out. [ cheering ] >> our first responders and our troops, let's bring them out here. [ cheers and applause ] come on! give it up for them. this is why our freedom is right here. come on in, come on down.
>> steve: keep them coming. very nice. >> my entire family has served in every branch of the military. it is our first responders from 9-11, our troops, our men and women of the armed forces, our first responders that give us the freedom and the chance to do what we get to do every day. how about a huge round of applause. we're going to make a great donation today and throw a big party. this whole show is in their honor and welcoming them home. just the fans. here we go. this is just starting. we're just starting. we got two checks here. one for operation home front. we just started. i just want to say this, and give think big oversized check. all right? this one is for you. >> steve: $5,000! >> that's a party starter. this is just from two shows. everyone that's here today donated their money and their time and my time. we met. this is just a start of what's
about to happen and coming your way from the last two nights. we got an additional 2,000 right here for this guy. this is for the feel good foundation. our 9-11, our first responders for the people who right here in new york city do such an amazing job. >> steve: how great is that! >> just a start, just a start. >> steve: bret, thank you very much. not only is he going to start singing in about 15 minutes, but he brought money for great organizations. >> i want to say this, this is just two nights. i'm just saying it. these are two nights. we got a whole lot more coming and we're going to throw them all a big party. >> alisyn: thank you for your service. it's a pleasure to have all of you. bret, we'll be listening to your music coming back. >> steve: let's go back inside to peter johnson, jr. bret michaels, folks! >> peter: here all morning. o. j. simpson back in court and he wants a break. wait 'til you hear what he thinks why he deserves special
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conservatorship over her troubled daughter. this would give her control over amanda's personal and financial decisions. tmz says bynes will stay in a psychiatric hospital for at least two more weeks as doctors evaluate her mental health. ali? >> alisyn: thanks. anthony wiener now admits there were at least three women that he has sexted since resigning from congress in the wake of that embarrassing sexting scandal. despite all this, his wife is standing by her man. >> it took a lot of work and a whole lot of therapy to get to a place where i could forgive anthony. it was not an easy choice in any way, but i made the decision that it was worth staying in this marriage. >> alisyn: okay. so that's one decision. meanwhile, the "new york post" is reporting that disgraced former new york governor elliott spitzer's wife does plan to
divorce him. so why is houma sticking around and should she take a cue from silda? joining us is an author and psychiatrist, dr. carol lieberman. thanks for being here. >> good morning. >> alisyn: so you hear all sorts of people say about anthony wiener's wife, she shouldn't be a door mat. he's humiliated here. but they do have a baby, a 19 month old child. she did take a vow of for better or for worse. so is the answer always to leave >> well, this is a case of bad boy philanderer meets bad girl scoring. i think it was easier for houma to stand by him while there was no -- not one particular face that was standing out where it seemed to be more of a relationship. but now that we have sydney letters, i don't know that houma will be able to continue to
stand by him. women who go for bad boys start out by having a dysfunctional relationship with their father and unconsciously they're attracted to these kind of men to begin with. >> alisyn: what's interesting, i was just outside with bret michaels, who is a bad boy rock star and a lot of women are attracted to bad boys and to the image of rock stars. it's not just -- can you really say it's just women who had a dysfunctional relationship with their dad or are all of us sort of at this timelated on some level by the idea of a bad boy? >> we're all on some level. there are romantic hero. carlos danger, the name that anthony wiener picked to go by, his alter ego, that does kind of titillate us. but the women who are actually in relationships or marry these kinds of men are trying to act out this problem from their childhood and make it turn out with a happier ending.
they're afraid to get close to a good guy who is going to be more intimate with them because then there is the chance of being rejected or feeling bad like they did with their fathers. >> alisyn: of course, it does complicate the equation when you're humiliated. this is happening for anthony wiener's wife on a national stage. she is having to stand by him as all of these embarrassing pictures and stories and women are coming out. so what's the answer, doctor? >> well, first of all, part of it is she's in denial. she's hoping this will blow over if she pretends she's just fine with it. she wants to be the first lady of new york. her mentor was hillary clinton and she's hoping to do the same thing and stand by her man the same way and it will all be fine in the end. and i will say, though, that when a couple has a child, they should be in therapy at least for a year before they decide to divorce. it's harder when she's on the world stage and all this is
happening, but they owe it to the child to at least try to work things out for a year before they make a final decision. >> alisyn: got it. all right. thanks so much for the advice and talking about this topic this morning. great to see you. detroit is on the brink of a disaster. so why is it employing a horseshoeer? remember this video from this week? we found two guys who think that's just a regular day. the gator boys are here next [ male announcer ] centrum has been a leader in multivitamins for over 30 years. and it's now the most doctor recommended, the most preferred and the most studied. so when it comes to getting the most out of your multivitamin, the choice is clear. centrum.
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>> steve: you're trappers. not necessarily wrestlers, per say, but you do invertably wrestle. >> we both do. trapping, like me focus now. i think he's torn because it's two worlds. >> steve: did you see this video? we have some of the images from thailand. tell us what these guys are doing. it's a show. >> he just drew the short straw that day. [ laughter ] >> god, that looks like it's painful. >> steve: would you like to recreate that on our show right now? >> alisyn: i guess you're not supposed to stick your neck in his mouth? >> yes. paul has been bitten in the head five times. >> alisyn: paul! >> steve: how do you get bit number two after number one? >> put your head back in there. couldn't find the remote.
>> peter: do you talk to these guys? i mean, do you psych them out? what do you do? do you say, hey, i'm going to kick your butt? what do you say? >> steve: they don't speak english. >> peter: they speak english. what do you say? do you talk to them? >> no. [ laughter ] good question. >> that guy there that just did that segment, he's really and just got not lucky. >> steve: real quickly, what are we going to expect in the new season? >> a lot of really good footage. we finally got like the best underwater camera guy in the world who is crazy enough to go in the water with me. almost got him killed five times in the first week. gives awe better idea of what's happening. >> peter: we love the show. >> steve: thank you very much for joining us. >> alisyn: they're so docile. what's so scary? >> steve: all right. meanwhile, the supreme court rules, but who cares? not the obama administration. we're going to show you the
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>> alisyn: good morning everybody. today is friday, july 26. i'm alisyn camerota in for gretchen. new details about the train that flew off the tracks leaving 80 people dead. the driver bragged about speeding, even posting photos on facebook. >> steve: meanwhile, the u.s. supreme court ruled, but who cares? the obama administration plans to ignore the supreme court. geraldo rivera who is an attorney, reacts to the justice department's new trick working around the law to push their own agenda. >> peter: and meet a true american hero who died way too soon. an exclusive look at one of the men killed in benghazi like you've never seen him before. "fox & friends" starts right
♪ >> steve: i thought it was the smoker from famous dave's. but no, that is bret michaels. he's got the smoke pots going off. what are we doing inside the studio while he's outside? >> alisyn: taking cover 'cause there are women who are overheated out there. we are taking cover. we will go outside and rock it out. >> peter: nothing but a good time. >> steve: no kidding. he does sound great. this is one of the biggest groups we've had, one of the biggest attended, i should say. >> peter: huge crowds. >> steve: look what my wife just texted me. >> alisyn: try not to run away with any groupies. clearly she knows who she's dealing with, steve doocy. >> steve: funny. my wife is a nut. >> alisyn: also show knows that you were on the tour bus this morning doing we don't know what. >> steve: i was having a cup of coffee with a rock legend!
hello! a little jealous. geraldo rivera will be with us. we've got lots to talk about. brian is off today, gretchen is off. today we've got peter johnson, jr. and ali. >> alisyn: hello. let's get to your news. we have a fox news alert. you are looking at live pictures out of egypt. ousted president mohammed morsi protesting in cairo. a judge ordered her be detained -- he be detained over connections to hamas. it's believed hamas helped morsi escape from prison in 2011. the jail break happened during that uprising that toppled morsi's predecessor, hosni mubarak. we are told the former muslim brotherhood leader has been interrogated. the detention is for 15 days but can be extended if needed. police want to talk to the driver of that speeding train that ran off the rails and crashed wednesday in spain. the accident left 78 people dead, including one american. a 47-year-old woman from virginia. according to new reports, that
driver had been bragging about his speeding habits on facebook. the train was going more than 100 miles per hour around that curve. that's twice the recommended limit. one piece of evidence they will look at is this photo from his facebook profile showing the speedometer at 125 miles per hour. vandal dumped green paint at the monument's base. the u.s. park police found the paint early this morning, but so far no suspects. the national mall will be closed until everything is cleaned up later this morning. and some show me state republicans were shown the door during president obama's speech at the university of central missouri. the problem, the president's staff said they were a security threat because some of his students were wearing shirts with tea party slogans on them and republican symbols and had participated in a protest earlier that day. all ten reportedly had tickets to that event.
those are your headlines. >> steve: we forgot to mention that bret michaels is appearing throughout this hour if you would like to watch him on-line. i'm watching him right here. go to www.foxandfriends.com/concert. meanwhile, geraldo joins us. >> good morning, everybody. always a delight. >> alisyn: you, too. >> steve: we want to talk about this. we heard a couple of weeks ago from the supreme court, they struck down portions of the voting rights act where they said the data is old, certain states, you don't have to follow it anymore. so they threw it out. new the attorney general eric holder essentially is saying, forget about what the supreme court says. i'm going to still crack down on texas. >> what the supreme court did several weeks ago, as you correctly report, steve, as you always do, 5-4 was to say that the jurisdictions that historically needed to get preapproval of any change in voting rights regulations or laws, they said they couldn't do -- the supreme court said the
justice department could no longer discriminate against various districts in the country and demand of them this requirement that they seek permission before they do anything. but what holder said, vis-a-vis texas n texas, the scandal has been, or the controversy has been that congressional districts have been juriy manneddered, that is kind of rigged -- >> steve: they do that in every state. >> and have historically done it forever. but in the allegation in texas is that they have done it to the detriment of black and other minority voters. holder says listen, i don't need the specific legislation. i have the constitution of the united states. i have the fifth amendment. i have the 14th amendment. it demands equal protection. equal protection demands one man, one vote. so i have the right to probe this even if i've been stripped of this specific statutory authority. so what he has done is make an end run, as you report correctly, around the supreme court and says, screw you. i'm going to go after you no
matter what. they are not a party, interestingly, in this texas action. there are private groups suing. but the justice department has made clear that they will come down on the part of the plaintiffs in the lawsuit. >> steve: this is kind of a pattern with this administration. they've said in the past and the president has been out on the stump, even though he's not running for anything, where he said, if the congress isn't going to pass law, i'm going to use executive orders. this is the same thing. >> this is a clear case of that. you could view it either as arrogance or clever or maybe both. >> steve: all right. >> alisyn: let's talk about something the president has been talking about this week. most recently yesterday in jacksonville he cited the term phony scandals. he said that the american public should not be distracted by republicans heaping these phony scandals one after another on top of each other. what's he talking about with phony scandals? >> we start with the absolute rock hard principle that we all know that the public attention
span is relatively limited with so many stories and scandals competing for center stage, it's difficult to keep the focus on any particular issue. >> alisyn: that doesn't make them phony. >> let's go through -- but because it gets stale in a society that wants the newest and the latest, so i've heard this before. people can say look, fast and fewer y we did all the fast and furious and the attorney general of the united states was cited for contempt of congress. it went to a federal court in dc, it died there. you have the benghazi. benghazi i think the administration has done just enough to prove that they could not have done more -- >> alisyn: no has been prosecuted! there has been no justice for the victims. we're okay with that? >> it's not a question of that. it's a question of saying benghazi, benghazi, now what? if nothing, on to the next -- >> peter: he's changing his tune. let's take a look back in time about what he said in the past. let's compare it to what he's saying now about these scandal,
phony or mott. >> they have to be held fully accountable because the irs, as an independence agency, requires absolute integrity. the day after it happened, i acknowledged that this was an act of terrorism and what i pledge to the american people was that we would find out what happened, we would make sure that it did not happen again and we would make sure that we held accountable those who had perpetrated this terrible crime. journalists should not be at legal risk for doing their jobs. our focus must be on those who break the law. that's why i've called on congress to pass a media shield law to guard against government overreach. >> steve: so there you've got the president who those -- he was for, in the beginning, holding people accountable, before he was against holding people accountable. >> i mentioned what happened with fast and furious and with
benghazi. irs, i think they muddied the water just enough by saying that the irs also went after progressive liberal groups. so it got a little confusing there. and now with the journalists and the leaks, you know, you had edward snowden, this giant leaker, the nsa leak who are committed this awful crime, do we want to extend the protection we extend to our james rosen to glenn greenwald, the guy at the guardian who leaked all this damaging information? it confuses people. then you have trayvon martin -- >> peter: it is a total distraction. whether people agree with geraldo rivera or not, you agree with the rule of law. when the president of the united states says that benghazi is a phony scandal, when he says that irs is a phony scandal, what about the people who are supposed to investigate benghazi? we never brought those people to justice. i interviewed a woman this morning from the tea party who never had been spoken to by the f.b.i. even after she gave compelling testimony to
congress. what signal is the president saying about whether this should be investigated or it should be rectified? >> you're talking about the difference between substance and pr. when a person says a scandal is phony and people say, well, nothing ever happened with that. nothing -- >> peter: that's a signal, though. >> he's being a clever, cynical politician and you have to divorce that from the legal issue. >> peter: but the question i'm asking is is he sending a signal to the government to stand down because i think this is phony? >> i don't know. probably. maybe. certainly is announcing to the people, let's move on to the next issue. and then the republicans look churlish, stubborn, they're noot going to go to the next issue. how does this affect me and my life? do i have a better job? >> peter: they're ignoring a serious, serious issue. >> you could certainly say that
he has cleverly used the mechanism of the pulpit to make a public relations coup to get america's attention focused on an issue that he wants rather than what other people want. >> steve: this is a great give and take on the topic of my point is if they are phony scandals, where are so many people taking the fifth? >> i want to be very clear that i do not believe those to be phony scandals. i believe he is a clever pr man who manipulated us yet again and now we're focused on civil rights and the economy and other issues that he's trying to pull us away from these others and because we haven't had any breakthroughs. >> peter: are you going to rock on with us with bret michaels? >> i love being with you. i said hi out there. i got to get a hat. >> steve: bandanna. >> i'll wear that for my next show. >> alisyn: thanks so much. the president probably did not think that this would come back to haunt him.
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joins us from irvine, california to weigh in. good morning to you. >> thanks. good morning to you. >> steve: you say all of the president's policies were tried in detroit for 20 years and they didn't work! >> yeah. detroit is an emblem of the obama presidency. and i think every one of the speeches that he tells us he's going to give this week and next, he ought to be giving them in detroit. they owe $20 billion to 100,000 different creditors. they have unemployment for people over the age of 16 of 50%. there are 78,000 abandoned homes in detroit and they have 63 governmental employees for every citizen of the city. so all of the illnesses that affect most of the american economy have come to show up first in detroit, but they're going to be everywhere. in fact, there are 200-plus cities in america and municipalities which have the same kind of credit structure that detroit does headed towards
bankruptcy and all the president's speeches are not going to create the jobs that you need to ward off the kind of result that detroit finds itself in today. >> steve: you know, hugh, everybody knows that this president believes that big government can be good government. unfortunately, the big government is getting bigger and bigger. do you think that detroit essentially is the end game for big government? >> yeah. detroit is where we're all headed. michael ramirez had a great cartoon that showed president obama looking in the mirror and seeing an off ramp to detroit. what he meant is contempt for jobs, private sector jobs eventually drives everything into bankruptcy. detroit had at 1960, close to 300,000 manufacturing jobs. this year it has 27,000 manufacturing jobs left. that's about a 90% decline in over 60 years. that's what happens when you believe in government, when you believe in the epa, when you believe in the united states fish and wildlife service, when you believe in the irs, when you let your manufacturing jobs go, and they can go overseas when you drive capital out of your
city, like you can drive it out of your country, end up in bankruptcy and that's where president obama is taking the country. >> steve: real briefly, and i know this is a generalization, but i understand you feel that for your money, red states seem to be working better than blue states at this juncture. >> that's absolutely true. now, there are a few states which are mixed. ohio, my home state. it's got a blue state pattern, but has john kasich as a great governor and a republican legislature. it's growing. take a look at texas, it's booming. i'm out in california. we have a functional bankruptcy in california with a 13% income tax. people are leaving the state in droves, steve. they're moving to florida. they're moving to texas and oklahoma. this country is divided into portions of it which love jobs and the private sector, want to keep taxes low and government small, and it's divided into places that think detroit's just fine and that's where they're headed. >> steve: i think you're right about that observation. the great radio host, hugh
hewitt joining us from his home state of california. thanks for getting up early for us. >> my pleasure. good to see you. >> steve: 20 minutes after the top of the hour. many of us ignore the fine print on your magazine subscription or credit card application, but you won't after this next segment. what's hidden inside could come with a costly punch. plus united kingdom taking on illegal immigration with these billboards. go home or face arrest! do you think they go too far? here is bret michaels performing "sweet home alabama." ♪ ♪ sing songs about the south land land ♪ ♪
>> peter: quick fox headlines. a billboard sparking controversy in the united kingdom. it tells illegal immigrants to go home or face arrest. many liberal politicians there want them torn down, but the conservative immigration minister said no way and plans to print flyers, too, that say the same thing. "consumer reports" just named the 2014 chevy impala the best american sedan of the year. it's the first time in 20 years an american made car has taken home that title.
but there is a little catch. many of the new impalas assembled in canada. ali. >> alisyn: thanks, peter. how closely do you check your credit card statement each month? many americans are signed up for subscription services that they never seem to notice and it's worth $14 billion a year nationwide. so here to help us avoid those, host of financially fit, finance expert. these are called gray charges. what are gray charges? >> they're unwanted charges that appear on your credit card or debit card. usually as a result of overlooking the fine print. it's not fraudulent, but it's a little deceptive. someone called unethical because these marketers know we're busy. we don't read fine print and they take advantage of us. >> alisyn: let's talk about some of those. the first is free to pay. you think you're getting a free service and it ends up becoming paid for.
>> absolutely. and this is the most common gray charge. $7 billion worth of mistakes here in this area. an example is amazon prime, which is an upgraded amazon service subscribers get to get updaded shipping and access to books and movies. it's a 30-day free trial, but then it becomes a $79 annual membership. a lot of people forget to turn it off. >> alisyn: who remembers to turn off those 30-day trials? unknown subscriptions, what does that mean? >> so this happened to me. this is when you sign up for a product one time, you think you're paying a un-time fee. but then don't realize it's a subscription. on air, when you're in flight and signing on for wi-fi, so go go in flight was my mistake. i paid $10, i was getting billed every single month. i did call the merchant and they did reimburse me. >> alisyn: that's good. but you had to know -- >> i had to catch it. >> alisyn: here is one that happened to me. you buy a facial cream on-line
and lo and behold, the same thing, you get an extra freebie, but then becomes a monthly subscription. >> you're like oh, how nice, sephora sent me an extra cream or shampoo. what you don't know is that in the fine print, unless you contact the merchant and say, i don't want this anymore, they're going to continue to send you freebies and charge your card. >> alisyn: those aren't freebies. >> no. >> alisyn: cost creep. what to you mean? >> this is like injure gym membership, car insurance where you have an annual fee, but maybe it's creeping up every year and you don't know. the increments are small and so consumers aren't catching these. it's one dollar, two dollars every month or year. you're not just one consumer. one one of potentially hundreds of thousands. so they're making a lot. but you have to make sure you check your card. >> alisyn: be ever vigilant because it adds up to $14 billion. thanks so much. >> you're welcome. >> alisyn: college students sign a petition to legalize abortion
after childbirth? >> sign a petition to legalize fourth trimester abortion and we believe a woman shouldn't suffer because of an unwanted post pregnancy. >> alisyn: more tales of the tape from one of the best colleges in the country next. and detroit does not have any horses, but the broke city has a horseshoer on the payroll. how does that happen? first here is bret michaels singing live on the plaza. ♪ >> we're going to take it back to a poison song. this is called "your mama don't dance, your daddy don't rock'n'roll"! come on! ♪ i need your hands, come on! all right. let me bust it atone the
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>> alisyn: it's a bird, it's a plane. no, it's just anna kooiman up in a hot air balloon. she's in the quick check festival in new jersey. what's going on? >> good morning to everybody. yes, we're going up, up and away. let's go. this is michael. this is absolutely not his normal job. he actually works at the cheese place. [ laughter ] >> steve: let's hope he knows how to fly that thing. >> it's a great hobby, very safe. >> there are about 100 balloons that are going to be taking off today. this is incredible. this is absolutely incredible. big and red. give us some of the fact.
>> if you turned it upside down, you could do 105,000 soccer balls inside. >> oh, wow. >> 85 feet tall and i've taken this one up to 10,000 feet. >> oh! this is so scary. you guys have bret michaels, i have hot air balloons and the best view! >> alisyn: does the cheese guy know how to land the thing? >> this is kind of freaky! do you know how to land? >> i've landed once. >> a new pilot, just what we needed. >> steve: that looks like a lot of work. thank you very much. >> alisyn: thank you. good luck. >> steve: we've got some headlines from the fox news room. newly released pictures show former nfl star aaron hernandez caught holding a gun on his own surveillance cameras from his house. cops say these photos released in court documents show him with a gun before and after 27-year-old odin lloyd was
murdered. hernandez pleaded not guilty to those charges. police say the gun used to kill lloyd not yet found. tom brady says his team is trying to move on. >> it's a very human, compassionate element we all have and when it's someone who has been on our team, it's a very sad thing. >> steve: brady says the team is committed to reestablishing itself on the field and in the community. >> alisyn: it could be a scary thing. a scene that reports the federal government is demanding major internet companies turn over your passwords. microsoft and google would not say if they received the requests or not. other companies like verizon, aol and facebook did not respond for comment. critics say if true, it would let the government read your private communications and even be able to impersonate someone. >> peter: a juror in the george
zimmerman trial is making a shocking admission. >> george zimmerman got away with murder, but you can't get away from god. and at the end of the day, he's going to have a lot of questions and answers he has to deal with. >> peter: juror b 29 making that claim in an interview with abc news. it comes two weeks after finding zimmerman not guilty in the shooting death of trayvon martin. the woman who didn't want to be identified by her real name says she has trouble sleeping and eating since the acquittal, but says her hands were tied by a lack of evidence. >> steve: meanwhile, detroit made history with the largest municipal bankruptcy ever in the united states. but the city sees no reason to ice plans for a new hockey arena for the red wings that. will cost $650 million and 284 million will come from taxpayers. critics say an arena should be the last worry with detroit.
$18 billion in debt. you may remember the city's water and sewage department pays a horseshoer more than $56,000 a year, even though there are no horses on the payroll. >> hello. >> steve: the position is protected by union rules. that's why they've got a horseshoer on the payroll. okay. >> alisyn: and meet future, college students at george mason university sign ago petition this week to legalize abortion after childbirth. they agreed to fourth trimester abortion. >> we're just trying to get people to sign a petition to legalize fourth trimester abortion, currently it's illegal in all 50 states. >> does it cause harm to the child? >> well, the child wouldn't thereby anymore. it's abortion, you know. the child is gone. we believe that the child and a choice. and can you help us out today? all right. thank you so much.
we love planned parenthood. you do not get to make the rules about what a woman can do with her body and with her baby. >> okay. >> down with that? >> i'm down. >> all right. cool. >> alisyn: the reporter said he got 14 signatures in an hour even though school is out for the summer. this is by the media research center. >> steve: okay. meanwhile, let's go outside. maria molina, who is featured on "entertainment tonight" last night joins us now with the weather. >> thanks and good morning, everyone. i want to talk to two big bret michaels' fans that i have here. what's your name? >> jackie. >> jill. >> it's someone's birthday today, right? >> mine. >> happy birthday. how old are you today is this. >> ten. >> you and came out to see bret michaels, right? i spotted you because of your matching shirts and hats. let's take a quick look at the weather and what you're expecting in new york city for the concert. we're talking relatively cool temperatures to start out the morning. a current temperature of 51 degrees in cleveland.
rising to 80 in cleveland. otherwise texas on the hot side. 99 for your high in san antonio. 92 in dallas. we could be looking at showers and storms. we're already seeing some of that heavy rain pushing through parts of oklahoma and texas. that could turn severe coming up this afternoon and evening. we could see damaging winds, large hail, and even isolated tornadoes. we'll keep an eye on that. led head back inside to steve, ali and peter. >> steve: today we've got bret michaels with the band and maria molina with the bandanna. >> alisyn: perfect. the housing market is bouncing back and interest rates are rising. that does not mean you can't still find a great deal on your dream home. houses under $200,000 next, but first, let's find out what's coming up this weekend. hello, work husband. >> hello, work wife and steve and peter. and peter not referring you to you as my work wife. coming up on the big show this weekend, we have a jam packed "fox & friends" weekend. remember the president called it a phony scandal, but ten months
later still no answer on benghazi. we'll have a former secret service agent who is here to react to that. still no answers after ten months. plus, he had to sell three of his restaurants because he says obamacare is literally killing his business. we'll talk to a man who can't get the job he needs at his local business. you hear bret michaels behind me warming up. i'm going to let him handle this. more bret michaels. >> it's called "unskity bob." come on! come on! ♪ everybody come on! ♪ are you ready like this ♪
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benghazi and only 22% say they're very interested. critics say that's exactly what the administration wanted and is dragging out information slowly. one victim's mom doing what she can to keep the spirit of her son alive, releasing video of navy seal glenn dougherty from a reality show. >> what gets my juices flowing is roaming the earth and having adventures with good people and it can be for a righteous cause. that just makes it taste even sweeter. >> alisyn: that show was called "the wanted" and they're riding across america to raise money for our wounded warriors. someone in texas just stole the trailer and motorcycle from the women's freedom ride. the trailer was covered in painted well wishes. the women hope that someone returns it. keep a look out. >> peter: a recent rise in mortgage rates giving some potential home buyers second
thoughts. the 30-year fixed rate up from 3.35 in may to 4.46 in late june. but we found a handful of homes with prices that will surely ease your worries. michael corbett is a real estate expert and the author of "find it, fix it, flip it." good morning, michael. >> good morning, peter. you're absolutely right. according to the latest trulia trends report, 41% of all new home buyers think that rising interest rates are going to be the road block to their homeownership right now. that's a significant change in attitude. >> peter: let's see if they should be. let's look at mobile, alabama and our first home. tell us about that. >> our first one is about $175,000. three bedrooms, two baths, 1600 square feet. this house is really charming. it's a beautiful home with wonderful columns in it. take a look at this. it's got built-ins, a wooden
deck with a hot tub. it's got a big fenced in backyard. a beautiful house and your interest rate on this and your monthly mortgage payment, including taxes and insurance would be about $850 a month. >> peter: three bed, two baths. good look house. house number two? home number two, gainesville, georgia. tell us about that. >> this is 185,000, four bedrooms, 2 1/2 baths, about 1600 square feet also. it's got a wonderful wrap around deck. this one is really adorable. it's got a two story living room 'cause it actual israeli a two-floor house. this one, if you were to pay your mortgage payment and interest and taxes is about $897 a month. >> peter: let's round it out as we finish this up in newark, texas. give us the last one. >> this one, i love this property. this is $187,000.900, three
bedrooms, 2 1/2 baths, 2400 square feet. big open floor plan. this is a property that's got really high ceilings. it's got a beautiful study in the master bedroom. it's very, very well done. and about $815 a >> peter: michael wore -- corbett. love it. we'll see you soon. >> you got it. >> peter: when we return, bret michaels performs "every rose has its thorn." first let's check in with martha for what's coming up at the top of the hour. another rose. >> hello there. every rose has its thorns. all right. coming up at the top of the hour, karl rove joins us on the gop's effort to defund obamacare. how is that going? and texas a.g. greg abbott is here on eric holder's move to get around the supreme court's voter rights ruling in texas. we'll talk to him about that. and anthony wiener wants to be the honorable mayor of new york. but the numbers that he is now talking about may get him in
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>> steve: ladies and gentlemen, bret michaels, "every rose has its thorn"! >> to all of our men, our troops, our first responders, i say the song you broke number one for u the best for last. help us sing this one together. we've been doing it a lot of years together. i want to thank everyone on "fox & friends" and especially all you awesome, awesome friends fans for spending the morning. this is called "every rose has its thorn." let's do it up!
come o i need your hands in the air big. get them going! ♪ we both lie silently still in the dead of the night ♪ ♪ although we both lie close together ♪ ♪ we feel miles apart inside ♪ was it something i said or something i did ♪ ♪ did my words not come out right ♪ ♪ though i tried not to hurt you ♪ ♪ though i tried ♪ i guess that's why they say ♪ every rose has its thorn ♪ all right ♪ just like every night has its dawn ♪ ♪ just like every cowboy sings his same sad old song ♪
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♪ ♪ again, thank you for 26 awesome years of my life right here coming at you! ♪ i know i could have saved a love that night if i'd known what to say ♪ ♪ instead of making love we both made our separate ways ♪ ♪ and now i hear you found somebody new ♪ ♪ and that i never meant that much to you ♪ ♪ to hear that tears me up inside ♪ ♪ and to see you cuts me like a knife ♪ ♪ just like every night has its dawn ♪ your fidelity account. is that it? actually...
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another song in the after the show show! log on. >> alisyn: tune in tomorrow, 6:00 a.m. to 10. see you then on "fox & friends." bret, you're great. >> steve: so long, everybody! [ cheers and applause ] martha: great show you guys. good morning, everybody. anthony weiner's x-rated controversy grows as in that was possible. his poll numbers are taking a big tumble. we'll show you where they are this morning. the former congressman and current new york city mayoral candidate swarmed by the media, forced to add even more details as if we needed them to this sordid story. welcome, everybody, on that note to "america's newsroom." good to have you with us. i'm martha maccallum. good to have you with us. >> good morning to you. martha: good morning to you, kelly. >> i'm kelly wright in for bill hemmer. this is planning to end weiner's comeback. a reporter pressing him to come up with number of other women he may have contacted. weiner tried to do the math.