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america prepares to mark its 239th birthday, balancing celebration with concern over terrorism at home. this is "special report." >> welcome to washington. i'm doug mcelway in for bret baier. cruel irony tonight for people in this country observing this most american of all holidays. while rejoicing over the very freedom the fourth of july represents, many celebrations are tinged with worry and anxiety over potential vile forensic people who want to take that freedom away. chief intelligence correspondent catherine herridge has tonight's top story. >> reporter: police departments across the country from new york to boston, los angeles and
philadelphia, are planning full deployments for the july 4th weekend. >> there are no specific threats targeting any location. there are groups that want to target our nation's critical infrastructure and symbolic locations and events. >> reporter: in some cities there is a highly visible security presence. new york's well-publicized mobilization of police, 7,000 officers for the fireworks display, is designed to have a deterrent effect. fox news has learned that tsa viper teams a rapid response squad often assigned to amtrak will be prepositioned in designated venues. significantly it was two weeks ago, long in advance of the holiday, that homeland security and the fbi issued a joint bulletin warning of the heightened threat from american isis sympathizers. >> this is the most energetic series of warnings that i've heard coming out of 9 fbi or dhs for a long time. even members of congress are giving us warnings. i think it's because of the high volume of social media traffic coming into the united states from overseas. >> reporter: this afternoon the state department sent this
statement confirming that embassies worldwide are being told to review their security. it reads in part "well in advance of the fourth of july weekend, the state department reminded our posts to review their security posture and procedures." the reminder issued by the state department i routine, done before every day holidays and not done in response to any specific security threat. fox news has learned seven in the last two weeks including brothers who allegedly wanted to attack the george washington bridge reflects a shift in fbi strategy. agents are picking up homegrown terrorists to get them off the streets rather than leave them under surveillance to build a more substantial case against them. the time between making contact with isis online and going operational, what law enforcement calls the flash to bang can be only days, making it that much harder to identify the terrorist lone wolf threat. doug? >> thank you, catherine. there's been krnl attention paid to president obama's
executive actions on immigration, we are learning more tonight about another effort to keep more illegal immigrants in the country permanently. correspondent kevin corke has that story from the white house. >> reporter: consider it a promise kept. as the courts continue to wrestle over what to do about the president's executive action and the fate of millions of undocumented immigrants, the obama administration is acting on its own, changing the way immigration laws will be enforced. the department of homeland security has begun training thousands of immigration agents nation-wide to carry out new policies on everyday enforcement. the idea? integrate long-term illegal immigrants into society rather than targeting them for deportation. >> what we should be doing is setting up a smart, legal immigration system that doesn't separate families but does focus on making sure that people who are dangerous, people who are gang bangers or criminals, that we're deporting them as quickly as possible. >> reporter: the
administration's strategy would have the dhs de-emphasize broad sweeps of undocumented immigrants. instead, narrowing its focus on specific groups. convicted criminals, terrorism threats and those who have recently cross the border. >> there are actions i have the legal authority to take as president. >> reporter: the president outlined that in a speech to the nation back in november, an idea reinforced by homeland security secretary jay johnson when he told his team "our enforcement and removal policies should continue to prioritize threats to national security, public safety, and border security." but critics say the policy is flawed. >> if you now let it be known that so long as you're not a rapist or a bank robber, that if you make it here you can stay here, you can see that incentivizing lots more illegal immigration. >> reporter: as the courts consider the next step, the issue remains a heated one on the campaign trail. as new jersey governor chris christie shoulder our shannon bream. >> these folks are coming across the border not to vote like
hillary clinton would have you believe. they're coming to work. if they're not able to be employed if they come here illegally. if every employer use verify and violate the law the profit they make off hiring lower wage workers and discriminating against american workers won't be worth their while. >> reporter: the administration is on pace to remove 229,000 people this year. that's actually 27% fewer than a year ago. and down some 50%, doug, from 2012. >> kevin corke on the north lawn, thank you. kevin. you can see shannon bream's full interview with new jersey governor chris christie this weekend on fox news sunday. we are a little more than a day away now from what some are calling the most important vote in modern greek history that could potentially reverberate throughout the world financial system. on the ballot, a financial bailout plan that's no longer on the table. the bottom line, though, is much more serious. senior foreign affairs correspondent greg palkot is in
athens again tonight. >> reporter: on the last day of campaigning, those who would vote no in sunday's referendum on whether to accept the terms of a european union debt bailout agreement with greece were out in the center of athens. the polls say the result is too close to call. the greek government of alexis tsipras called the referendum after talks between the e.u. and greece broke down. a few blocks away, those supporting the yes vote to september e.u.'s terms were out as well. they're concerned no means an exit from the euro and the european union. they don't buy tsipras's argument that his bargaining hand with the e.u. will be strengthened. the e.u. agrees. >> the greek position will be dramatically weakened by a no vote. >> reporter: regardless, preparations for the vote continue amid questions. critics say there wasn't enough time for the campaign. a campaign that heavily favored the anti-e.u. government line. right down to the no box being
above the nay or yes box on the ballot. the no is feirst and then the yes. i've never seen that in a yes-no referendum. why is that? >> i don't really think that it can change the opinion of people. so they will choose what they think that is best for our country. >> reporter: he says banks remain mostly closed, lines at atms are long, and funds in the banks are running dangerously low. a country already hard hit by austerity measures has to decide between bad and possibly worse. >> i vote yes. >> you vote yes? >> yes. >> why? >> because i believe that we should be a member of the european union. >> what about it? yes or no? >> i would vote for no, probably. >> why? >> all this austerity measures don't lead anywhere. >> we must pay. i don't see a difference. >> you don't see a difference? >> no. no. >> reporter: greek officials late today said that the banks here could run out of cash as early as next week if the e.u.
didn't kick in more funds. all this raising the economic political and human stakes of this weekend's referendum even more. doug. >> all right, greg, we'll be watching very closely. greg palkot in athens. up next, he wants to negotiate with isis and put meshlg on the metric system. our presidential contender series continues with the curious case of lincoln chafy. but first here's what some of our fox affiliates around the country are covering tonight. fox 31 in denver where a flight for life helicopter crashed at a hospital this afternoon. details are still coming in. three people were reportedly removed from the wreckage. and treated at the hospital. their conditions are not known right now. fox 5 in new york where a big apple honeymoon turned into a nightmare for newlyweds from greece. they ran out of cash and their government issued credit and debit cards were declined because greek banks are closed. fortunately, two greek orthodox churches in queens gave them some survival cash. and this is a live look at miami from wsvn.
the big story there tonight, an amazing reunion in court. >> if you go to nautilus for middle school? >> oh, my goodness. >> i always wondered what happened to you, sir. >> oh, my goodness. >> this is the nicest kid in middle school. >> oh, my goodness! >> judge minddy glazer went on to wish her former classmate turned burglary suspect very well, saying she hopes he's able to turn things around. that's tonight's live look outside the beltway from "special report." we'll be right
sometimes mistified by what he says. and his campaign is hardly a campaign at all. my colleague bret baier tonight with lincoln chafy. >> today i'm formally entering the race for democratic president. >> with that subdued announcement in early june, former rhode island governor lincoln chafy became the fourth democrat to officially throw his hat in the 2016 ring. analysts agree that chafee, now getting less than 1% in the average recent polls, has a very tough climb to the nomination. >> so why are you doing this? >> i care about where our country's going, especially internationally, and especially after 9/11 and the iraq war. where american credibility was fractured. we used to be so respected and admired as a country. we've lost a little bit of that. we need to get that back. that's why i'm running. >> you were the only republican vote against the iraq war resolution. do you see that as the moment that led to this? >> yes, i do. that was one of the 23 senators, only 23 of us, that saw through
the premise that saddam hussein had weapons of mass destruction. it just wasn't accurate. how we get out of it now is the big question. yes, we can look back. but the main thing is end all the wars and conflicts and bring those resources home. work on education, infrastructure, health care all the things we need back home. >> considering how important you think that vote was for the democratic nomination, do you think it's disqualifying to have voted for the iraq war? >> yes, i do. because frankly, i think as a party we should be making this quagmire, this endless debacle, the chaos that's over there, a republican mistake. >> chafee insist that is hillary clinton with her rapidly growing campaign war chest and legions of democrats lining up to support her doesn't scare him. >> we've seen in history sometimes these inevitable candidacies don't turn out that way. and let the people decide. it's a good thing about a democracy. >> do you sense, though, that
secretary clinton is vulnerable? >> absolutely. it's a combination of the vote for the war, hawkish, tenure as secretary of state. and then all the ethical issues. e-mails that she told the committee that she gave over her e-mails to the state department. not turning out to be accurate. then the ethical issues on the clinton foundation and the e-mails. it's a succession of certainly the polls show the trust issue is a problem for her. >> there was one element of chafee's announcement that most people did notice. >> here's a bold and embrace of internationalism. let's join the rest of the world and go metric. >> the time has come, america. to switch to centimeters. >> late night shows had fun with your call for a metric system. but you were serious. >> oh, absolutely. it's just one step of many on how america reintegrates back into the global community. and when the rest of the world
is operating a whole different measurement system, it's a good symbolic step to say, yes, we've made mistakes. >> but there really isn't this yearning call for centimeters and metric system, is there? >> no. but that's what leadership is all about, talking about the future. >> chafee studied classics at brown university before working as horseshoe black smith. years later, after a stint in local politics, he was appointed to complete the rhode island u.s. senate term of his father john who died in 1999. he was elected to a full six-year term in 2000. as a moderate republican who often disagreed with gop leadership. unseated by democrat sheldon whitehouse in 2006. >> it's traumatic. i'll be honest. it's a kick in the guts. >> four years later, a successful run for governor as an independent. chafee was vocal in his support for president obama both in 2008 and 2012. >> and my friend, president barack obama, we have found a
champion for the principles we hold dear. >> in 2013 he formally made the switch to the democratic party but didn't seek re-election. >> you've been a republican and an independent, a democrat. when did you first notice that you were a democrat? >> wells it's been an evolution, as you said. and certainly seeing the republican party have less room for us liberal republicans that care about balancing the books and letting people live their lives as they see fit. that's really when i started to think this isn't my party anymore. >> what do you think about the theory of american exceptionalism? >> it's good to feel strong about your country. of course we all feel that way. but we also have to be good listeners. we told the world there were weapons of mass destruction in iraq. and there weren't. that's a huge mistake. and we have to repair it. it can be repaired. there's no doubt. >> when you see something like isis, how would a president chafee deal with that? >> the lessons of the cold war worked. and that's containment.
it took awhile. but eventually the gorbachevs come along, china, the xiou pings come along and it works. >> some people could say that the islamic state is not like a normal country in that they seem bent on creating a caliphate and launching terrorist attacks. >> well, i remember the same argument being made for the communists in vietnam. we hear these different classifications of our enemies. and we have to keep an open mind and be wary and make sure we're careful. but let's also be careful about how we designate our enemies broadly. who they are and -- >> so you would talk to isis or negotiate? >> when you're as strong as america, when there's really no other military power, there is no second place. yes, i think when you're that strong you can talk. >> even though you see those
atrocities and see what they're saying. >> it's horrible. >> it's barbaric. as i said, you have the arrows and you have the olive branch. >> domestically, chafee says he's not afraid to raise taxes but thinks ending wars overseas can bring resources back home. >> invest in our schools. especially these inner city schools where all this racial turmoil and hopelessness and disenfranchisement is taking place. and our health care system. let's continue the affordable care act, expand it. >> chafee says even though it could be tough he has the full support of his family. >> they know what i was getting into. my wife and three children. they're excited. >> when it comes to his lack of chips on special report's candidate casino? >> what would you say to the panelists? >> you're missing a great chance. get in with the winner. >> get in low? >> get in low, yeah, pay off. >> bret baier presidential candidate democratic presidential candidate lincoln chafee. still ahead, in many the media want to make other republicans pay for donald
egyptian war planes have been launching new strikes and soldiers have gone house to house in the sinai peninsula. it is the latest action in what has become a brutal struggle between the government and isis-linked terrorists. national security correspondent jennifer griffin has more from the pentagon and a warning for you tonight. some of the images in this report are graphic. >> reporter: it's the bloodiest fighting between the government of owe jipt and islamic militants in decades. the egyptian military's answer to isis propaganda was to post on facebook dozens of graphic
photos of the mangled corpses of dead jihadists clutching their weapons. the post received 115,000 likes. today marks two years since egypt's military overthrew president mohammed morsi and his muslim brotherhood. egypt laid to rest one of dozens of its soldiers killed in simultaneous suicide bombings claimed by isis. israel's prime minister sent condolences. >> we see isis at the gates, across the border in the golan, across the border in egypt. we send our condolences to the government and people of egypt for the fallen egyptians slayed by isis terror. >> reporter: on monday in cairo, islamic jihadists assassinated egypt's chief prosecutor, the equivalent of the u.s. attorney general, who had led egypt's effort to crack down on the muslim brotherhood. in response, egypt's president vowed to speed up death sentences for accused militants.
president abdul assisi explained his goal. >> we have to stand up and correct the misinformed picture. for humanity and for history and religion itself. >> reporter: for two days, egyptian war planes have conducted air strikes in the sinai killing 23 suspected militants near the gaza border. earlier this week, egyptian's special forces raided a cairo apartment killing nine members of the muslim brotherhood, following the most high profile assassination in egypt since the killing of anwar sadat. isis terrorists say they have destroyed six archeological pieces from the historic syrian town of palmyra. isis released photographs of the antiquities being destroyed and the plunderer being whipped.
donald trump's controversial comments during his presidential campaign launch about mexican immigrants have thrust him to the media cross hairs. but it's not just the donald being called on to answer for them. fox news media analyst and host of fox media buzz, howard kurtz, looks at how trump's words are being used against his fellow republicans. >> reporter: donald trump is drawing more coverage than all the other presidential candidates combined. even as he's mired in controversy for saying that mexico's illegal immigrants include drug dealers and rapists. some have stoked the furor with constant cable appearances. and the star of "the apprentice" has tried to current tables on nbc for dumping him saying the network is tilted against conservatives. >> you have all sorts of bias. msnbc, nobody watches it. but it's a total disaster in terms of bias. >> reporter: trump told me in an interview airing on sunday's "media buzz" he doesn't even regret his choice of words. now the media are trying to turn
trump's problem into a republican problem saying it's turning toxic for the gop brand. >> republicans are worried that will embolden him and further alienate the critical hispanic vote. >> this makes the republican establishment squirm in phone calls this week they have been commenting on trump's controversies and wondering is this going to be the story for the republican race. >> reporter: but why should jeb bush, marco rubio, ted cruz and the others, have to answer for the billionaire businessman who's hardly an establishment republican? still, some trump rivals have been happy to call on. >> i'm calling on every other republican candidate to stand up and say what donald trump said is wrong and they should repudiate it. >> reporter: rick perry, asked about trump's remarks on several fox programs replied- >> i don't think he's reflecting the republican party with his statements about mexicans. i think that was a huge error on his part. >> reporter: but is there a double standard here? the press didn't say that
democrat john edwards, for instance, hurt the democratic brand by fathering a out of wedlock child. even when trump talks his way into trouble he's adept at using the media to punch back hard. if his second place showing in gop presidential polls is any indication, some voters at least like that approach. doug? >> howard kurtz. thank you, howard. the head of the u.n. refugee agency in jordan is calling for a jobs program for syrian refugees to deal with dwindling funding for aid progresses. jordan's government has been resistant to formize refugee labor fearing a rise in unemployment. tonight bret baier talks with jordan's king abdullah about the economic challenges his country faces in an increasingly dangerous middle east. >> i was in jordan earlier this year, and i spoke to king abdullah ii about the problems and the opportunities facing his nation. >> you're a country that doesn't have the natural resources that other arab nations do. but you're really trying to spur economic growth here.
high tech sector. i passed the business park down the road. it's quite something. >> jordan is the most educated country in the region. fifth in the world when it comes to arab content on the internet we're 75% of that comes from jordan. i think we're out of the top ten countries for start ups in the world. we have a very strong i.t. base in jordan. >> in fact, one of the big problems there today is brain drain. citizens train in jordan and then move elsewhere. >> when you go to other countries, especially the gulf countries, the workforce, the talented workforce, is all overdaove jordanians. engineers, doctors, the i.t. field, pilots, judges, teachers. we export our human talent. what we're trying to do in the past couple of years has actually bring the talent back home. >> karabish.com is an example of the king's start up vision.
>> we need to teach our ways, our values, everything related to the arab world. >> its content is often political satire. and the company's cofounder says their focus is often countering isis propaganda. >> this is a war of many other parties. this mindset, this ideology. and we're doing that through the company. >> even though jordan obviously is not a representative democracy, and the middle east is a powder keg, otaibi insists jordan is still the right place to do business. >> jordan, yes, the whole region, having more investments and start ups here, which is more job opportunities and this is a sustainable solution to
starving people or work camps or refugees. >> the strategy may be working. jordan's economic growth is expected to reach 4% this year. >> if you're talking to a u.s. audience, i hear the message. jordan is open for business. it's stable and secure. but it's in a very tumultuous region with a lot happening. is that fair? >> we are an island of stability, an oasis of productivity and hope. and so we are setting the example and the tone. we shouldn't take what's happening in the region as an excuse not to move forward. so seize this opportunity. and i think there's a lot of people in the region that are saying, where else can we go but to jordan to invest and to take advantage of what jordan has to offer. so i think this is our time. >> bret baier with the king of jordan there. well, it may not be all greek to america how the crisis
today we are celebrating our courage and resolution to take our luck in our own hands, to give a voice to the greek people. >> if the greeks vote no, they have done everything but severing the greek negotiation position. the greek negotiation position will be dramatically weakened by a no vote. >> we are less than two days now from a pivotal referendum in greece where the electorate will vote on the latest e.u.'s buyout offer for a deeply indebted nation due to its own fault. excessive benefits and spending and pensions. either way the outcome is bad. tucker carlson host of fox and friends weekend, juan williams columnist with the hill and
syndicated columnist charles krauthammer. tucker let's start with you. either way this turns out it's fraught with peril. >> potentially major peril for international financial markets for the united states. the key number here is 75. that's the percentage of greeks who want to maintain membership in the european union, want to maintain the euro. they understand that without it greek reverts to a very poor country. whatever happens, i actually think the referendum the yeses will win. even if they lose the eurozone is doomed ultimately. you can't yolk uncommon countries together forever. the question how do you unwind this? does it happen dramatically with greece falling out followed by spain, portugal, et cetera? that would be the beginning of something whose end we can't perceive. that could be a really dangerous thing for the world. >> you say that 75% of greeks prefer to stay in the union. but the polling on this referendum are extremely tight. it's a tossup basically one poll
in the ethnos newspaper put the yes camp at 44.8% against 43.4% for the no vote. but 11.8% of the people run decided in this election is just a little over 24 hours away. another survey in the ogvi newspaper put the no vote at 43% to 42.5% for the yes. 9% undecided there, juan. >> so the key here politically is that the president, tsipras, is arguing for a no vote, doug. he's encouraging people to vote against any of the austerity measures being demanded by the german angela merkel or the e.u. president hunger who we just saw on the tape. his argument is this is going to increase our leverage going forward in terms of what happens at the negotiating table. we will get more concessions from merkel, from the european union because they can't afford to let us go. which takes you back to what tucker was explaining earlier, that this could lead to some larger unraveling. so they see themselves as having
some negotiating power from a no vote. but what you hear from everybody else is, look, they're having a tantrum. these are people who don't collect their own taxes. so how do you make a deal with people like that? because they won't be able to enforce the austerity measures. they refuse to cut back on the size of government, much less the pensions and benefits that you referred to earlier. >> the prime minister, charles, apparently does not realize that this is already having a dramatic effects here. banks are closing. people are limited to two atm withdrawals of 50 or 60 euros. we're hearing people are having trouble exporting goods because they can't get raw products into the country. >> look. the no vote, if they decide to stand up for greek pride as the prime minister outlines is, is a vote for suicide. they're seeing elements of it right now. i think the vote's a week late for the prime minister. people are looking into the future. they're seeing this week inability to get cash. everything is running out.
come m commodities are getting scarce. what's going to happen afterwards? i think in the end the greeks are not crazy. i think they understand the reason that they are in debt is not blackmail. but this is a country of 11 million people that has run up $275 billion in dechlt that's not easy if you're 11 people. but the greeks are good at this. the germans have finally said we're taking away the credit card. the problem is there's no negotiating leverage left because the europeans have already called the bluff. they are ready to see the greeks exit. and they are not going to budge one way or the other. the irony is that the thing they're ostensibly voting on sunday is an offer already removed off the table by the europeans. so this is a symbolic vote. it's a take of hemlock. the greeks have a history of this. it was once noble. but i can't believe they're going to do this. because it's essentially economic suicide. >> one point, though, the greek
prime minister is described in every news account as a member of the radical left wing party. not something obviously i endorse. on the other hand, you have to ask yourself honestly, has membership in the e.u. really helped greece? i mean, this is a country that doesn't have anything in common with other members. 75% of greeks retire by the age of 61. this is a country that just doesn't have anything in common with germany. why are they in this union? >> because it gave them 25 years of living off the german tick. >> exactly. >> and now it's -- am i allowed to say that? >> it gives rise to margaret thatcher's admonition, that the problem with socialism eventually you run out of spending other people's money in this case germany's money. but the larger question for americans is, is this a potential contagion that might stretch across the atlantic to our shores? >> of course! i mean, of course. look, you never know. when arch duke ferdinand was killed in sarajevo in 1914 it wasn't on the front page of the
"new york times." but you can't anticipate where these things go once they start. >> i think there's a lot of psychological problem here. earlier in the week the connection was to puerto rico. and puerto rico's problems managing their own finances. and of course, the market shivered. the markets recovered toward the end of the week. closed today. but i think they're down for this week overall just slightly. but you saw a lot of people asking, could it be that not only the problems in europe but problems in china, problems -- the chinese market down, problems with puerto rico, could trigger something in what we have already is a fragile recovery. >> series of dominos potentially. charles, the europeans, the e.u. says it has barriers to a contagion. >> well, the contagion they're worried about is if they were to cave to the greek demands, that will encourage radical leftists in portugal, spain and elsewhere who are campaigning and saying look, those guys challenged the germans and angela merkel, the
europeans blinked. we're going to do this as well. the government in greece has said that if they lose the referendum, it becomes a yes vote, they are going to have to resign. that will be a great deterrent to anybody in the other seven countries trying this little trick again. so i think the dominos are tending the other way. and this is where europe holds the line. >> next up, the friday lightning round. criminals
coming across the border, entering the country. >> somebody is doing the raping, don. i mean, somebody is doing it. just women being raped. who is doing the raping? >> yes. we have to secure the border. yes, we have to know that people are coming here legally, but that type of comment is just beyond the pale. and i reject it and, by the way, trish, i'm calling on every other republican candidate to stand up and say that what drurep dominican republic said is wrong and they should
repudiate it. >> the one and only donald trump. the day i filled in for bret is the day donald trump announced it i said did he he have any redeeming characteristics and you said no. >> i was searching for one and i gave it a good effort. >> my question is, he has got 10% of the vote in new hampshire right now among republican voters. just in third place behind two others. so, he is doing very well. so there is something that he is striking with the american public. >> herman cain also had his moment, so did everybody else in 2012. that doesn't impress me. i think the problem here -- apart -- i mean, there is a double standard in the press. there is no reason every other candidate has to respond every time some republican like the guy in missouri talks about legitimate rape todd aiken every other republican has to give an answer. it never happens with democrats. but put that aside, look, this is the strongest
republican field since 1980. perhaps since 1860. and in comes this guy, spouting about the mexicans in a way that is really outrageous and everybody is -- and the debate revolves around this, whereas it should be revolving around a lot of other issues. people say where he has raised the issue of immigration. jeb bush and marco rubio and the others have not needed trump to raise the issue of immigration, particularly in this way. it's definitely hurting the brand and distracting the entire debate. >> juan, hillary clinton said to that point recently i think he is emblematic. it's not about him, it's about everybody. she is attaching this to the entire republican field. >> well, if you were attacking republicans, wouldn't you? i mean, this is the problem for the party. on a strategic basis, the problem is that they would like to do well with hispanic voters. it's critical for them going
into the general election. i think the reason i differ with charles about the media attention here is this is very different than when a democrat says something stupid. this touches on critical issues for the republican brand. immigration is just a big issue for republicans. do they have a workable alternative? and secondly the composition of the party, that the party is becoming almost all white. so the question is can you do outreach effectively going into the general election in a way that would combat hillary clinton? >> tucker? >> i'm not joining the pile-on and the reason that trump's comments naughty have found resonance the people running this country have done a terrible job protecting our borders. they ignore the sovereignty because it doesn't meet their needs. poem look at trump i don't agree with everything you say and i appreciate your willingness to say it moreover in the very same moment it happened, the mayor of new york, the biggest most powerful mayor
is going to crush trurep because he disagrees with his views. the administration doesn't enforce immigration laws. we are debating fundamental comments from donald trump. have we failed to have a conversation on what matters it looks that way to me. >> immigration policy of the obama administration have been scaling back deportations. this is -- never had deportation to start with, charles. >> in this country, if you want to change the illegal laws, you should be doing it in congress. obama knows he can't, so what does he do? he issues an executive order. a judge says that that's illegal, it's unconstitutional and that has stopped. that doesn't stop obama, he has now gone ahead and by administrative maneuvering has essentially enacted a law which gives amnesty, which is completely unconstitutional and i think outrageous. you want to do it, you want to debate the substance of this issue. and there is a lot to be
said for a generous treatment of illegal immigrants. but that should be an issue that's debated in the country and decided in the legislature, not by regulation. and not by orders that get issued by the head of homeland security. >> juan? >> it's incredible to hear republicans say oh well it should be done in congress when the reason why it's not done in congress is because the republicans had a bipartisan bill in the senate and it was blocked by republicans in the house. the second thing to say. >> it wasn't a good bill. >> it was a good bill and it spoke to the security that the wall that tucker is concerned about. but i'm saying that the key here is is that they are concentrating, prioritizing people who are criminals. people who are threats in terms of gangs and drugs. that's not a bad thing. >> last word. >> the question is not should it be done in congress the fact is it can only be done in congress. that's all law making can only be done in congress. we should be worried about the abuse of power. that's the conversation. >> one hollywood actor with
finally tonight, actor chris pratt traveled worldwide to promote his film jurassic world. while back in america he made time to teach his son jack an important lesson. >> i pledge allegiance to the flag. >> i pledge allegiance to the flag. >> to the united states of america. >> of america. >> to the rerepublic. >> to the republic. >> for when which it stands. >> for which it stands. >> one nation. >> >> one nation. >> under god. >> under god. >> indivisible. >> indivisible. >> with liberty. >> and liberty. and justice. >> and justice. >> for all. for all. >> for all. >> good job. i think he said indivisive
not divisible which a lot of kids that age tend to say. thanks for watching "special report." i'm doug mckelway. good hello and welcome to our proud american special. i'm eric bolling along with kimberly guilfoyle, geraldo ref vera, dana perino and greg gutfeld. this is "the five." as americans gather this holiday weekend to celebrate our nation's 239th birthday, there are 14 republican candidates now vying to restore this great country. here are some of those hopefuls. >> yesterday is over. we must change the decisions we are making by changing the people who are making them. >> our country's on a very bad course. and the question is, what are we going to do about it? >> it is a time to reclaim the constitution of the united states! >> we