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>> all right, gentlemen. that's it for some special edition of the factor. as always, thank you for watching. i'm bill o'reilly. and please always remember that the spin stops right here, because we are definitely looking out for you. . beaking tonight, federal and local law enforcement officials are preparing for extraordinary security measures for new year's eve celebrations across the country. and around the world. as we learn just hours ago, authorities overseas busted yet another new year's terror plot. welcome to "the kelly file." i'm sandra smith in for megyn kelly tonight. this is a live look at new york city's times square where some 6,000 nypd officers, incluting the city's new elite counterterrorism l
counterterrorism unit, are there to protect holiday revellers. this is the city's biggest deployment of its kind ever. the fbi is also boosting the number of agents and staff in and some of its 24-hour command centers around the country. including our nation's capital. though fishes have said there have been no credible threats in the last few months. and in pasadena, california, less thon 60 miles from the san bernardino shooting, the city is stepping up security more than ever before as it gets ready to host its annual rose parade. that is expected to host some 700,000 spectators alone. we learn two people in turkey are charged with plotting to target a busy commerce district. authorities found suicide notes and this improvised explosive, similar to the one used in the boston marathon bombing. the arrests came just 24 hours after police in belgium arrested two people over what they say was a plan to target new year's
celebrations in the capital of brussels. and just a few hours ago, officials in that city announced new year's fireworks will be cancelled because of the heightened state of alert. fox's benjamin hall has more from our london bureau. >> as now year's eve approaches, tensions are rising. two attack foiled in as many days. latest in turkey. turkish police announced this morning that they detained two isis suspect planning to attack new year's eve celebrations in the capital which will be packed with revellers. the two men have been tracked crossing back and forth to sir why over the last few months and both fought with isis. police release these images in what they had found. one suicide vest, mechanism with bomb making equipment. surveillance found them planning attack owns shopping centers and restaurants. one destination was mall and the other on a street packed.
the number of attacks in the country recently in october when 110 people were killed during a peace rally. the worst attack in modern turkey's history. meanwhile u.s. defense officials continue to attack isis in iraq and syria saying they are focused on isis leadership. since august of last year, the coalition carried out more than 9,000 air strikes. yet the number of threats against the west continues to rise. today's arrest came as european countries were warned an attack could take place during the festive season aimed at crowded places. france, uk and austria all raised their awareness. sandra? >> benjamin, thank you. with the number of terror arrest on the rise and unprecedented security precautions in cities around the globe, it seems voters agree that terrorism is the top issue going into the 2016 election. a recent nbc wall street journal poll showing 40% think terrorism
should be our top priority. battle to prove which candidate is best on terror may be more important than ever. >> i'm confident we will once again choose resolve over fear. and we will defeat these new enemies just as we have defeated those who threatened us in the past. because it is not enough to contain isis. we must defeat isis. break its momentum and then its back. >> the american people are concerned about the another terrorist attack. and i have said over and over again we must destroy isis but we must do it in a way that is smart. >> we are not talking about isolation. we are talking about security. we're not talking about religion. we're talking about security. our country is out of control. >> this is not a laughing matter. this is a very serious issue. life or death issue. either these terrorists win or we win. >> i will tell you this, i'm a former federal prosecutor. i have fought terrorists and won.
when we get back in the wlous white house, we will fight terrorists again and we will win and america will be safe. >> as commander-in-chief i will utterly defeat radical islamic terrorism. we will destroy isis. >> state department spokesman for eight years in the bush administration and as former policy adviser to the u.s. ambassador to the u.n. ellen combs of the ellen combs show. and a former cia spy gather willing intel on isis in iraq. and the author of "my life as a war time spy for the cia." rick i want to start with you first thp this is shaping up to be the election about national security. which election can keep america safe. in your eyes, who is the candidate's best position to lead us through this? >> i would say right now, chris christie and marco rubio are the two candidates to really watch.
you've got other candidates like rand paul and ted cruz who have stumbled when it comes to national security issues. ted cruz is trying to walk the line, trying to stay close to rand paul and noninterventionalists while talking tough. i think it will be a problem. he has signalled that at some point that he thinks that if we go after radical islam too much, that it can be a problem. that it can be a recruiting tool. and i think people will reject that. lessons of 9/11 are that we have to gather information and make a decision before the terrorists get into a plane. >> and eric, your take is that hillary clinton, as you put it, is obviously the most experienced when it comes to national security. so if this election continues throughout 2016, to be about keeping americans safe, do you think that will benefit her the most? >> well experience doesn't really benefit you when the experience is bad experience.
hillary in the soundbite we just heard identified isis as a new threat. and isis is an new threat. isis is an extremist islamic movement that grew out of al qaeda in iraq. and they've been around for a long time. we have to understand that you can't attack this problem piecemeal. you can't attack isis. you have to confront the problem, it is not going away. and i think chris christie, right now, he is somebody i would be looking at for the right kind of experience from this group of men. >> alan, you point out that the right continues to insist that c terrorism. >> yes. >> that has been a major conversation and selection in one of the last sound bites we just led off with, was ted cruz acknowledging just that. you don't hear that on the left.
>> you shouldn't hear it. as matter of fact, president bush didn't use that frayed. and candidates on the right and ted cruz wants it make the sand glow which is dangerous. chris christie said he would shoot down russian planes in a no-fly zone. that would start a war. that scares me. i would prefer someone who has the experience. who has been all over the world, been world leader. been there done that. i'm not just saying this because i happen to be on the left but i don't see any other candidates who have the kind of experience you need to be focused on there. keep muslims out of the country, you are inflaming the people -- it is recruiting tool for people who say those things about the islamic faith. >> it is a point of contention. rick, i want it get you back in here. eric made a good point. earlier he was talking about the idea that while americans are concerned and they say they don't feel safe and they want
more to be done to protect them, there's that balance that a candidate has to find. when they're telling the american people what they're going to do without scaring them. people still want to go to the movie theaters. want to get on the airplane. they don't want to be inconvenienced. who is going to best find that balance without scaring the american people but still telling them they will keep them safe. >> first of all, alan just said he was concerned we may start a war. we got a news flash here. we are in a war. that's the exact rhetoric that i think republicans have to be honest with the american people. they are smart enough to realize we're at war with isis. smart enough to know we have to confront these terrorists while they are gathering intelligence. i this i that candidates make a very big mistakes if they try to walk around these issues and not be very candid with the american people about san bernardino, and paris attacks. the terrorists, islamic
terrorists attacks have come to the american soil. we have to be able to act. you have to make tough decisions. not like hillary clinton, who couldn't say boca who ram was a terrorist. she wasn't willing to do that. >> and eric, even if you're a voter that doesn't watch the news a lot, you're out new year's, you feel the increased police presence, increased security measures, times square is filling up in new york city. police will monitor thousands of cameras they placed throughout the city. they will have crowds enter the frozen zones at 14 points. uniform police officers inspect bodies and bags and they will have a long gun team stationed 50 yards away. and i mean this is a new year's eve where we are certainly going to feel that increased security presence and the fact that the
american people do feel concerned. they do feel scared right now. it is going to be very, very, very prevalent. >> you know, one thing that i think that alan and rick and i can agree on is that we have to not let these threats deter us in how we live our lives. that's exactly what is trying to be achieved here. it is not a body count that bad guys want. what they want is to create a permanent sense of fear in our society that has us moving away from the freedom that is what we stand for in in country. and that is what we have to sta. >> the national security agency spied on america lawmakers. presidential candidate mike huckabee on the white house's response. plus a grand jury decided
not to press charges against two officers in the shooting of tamara rice. just ahead why they may still face serious kenss. and dhs announcing a campaign on how they may deal with 100,000 families who have come across the border illegally. what it is and why some are calling it just a political move. more on the top issues of 2016 just ahead. >> we are praying that the spirit of compassion and love touch the heart of president obama.
breaking tonight, a stunning new report by the wall street journal. revealed that nsa's targeting of israeli leaders during the obama's administration push to close a nuclear deal with iraq also swept up content from the conversations of some u.s. lawmakers. republican presidential candidate governor mike huckabee is here with us. with his reaction to what some are calling the white house spying on members of congress. but first, kevin quirk has the details. >> indeed sandra it is an explosive report. the wall street journal is accusing the white house of keeping tabs on israeli leaders and the run up to the nuclear
vote and caught up in that massive sweep of intel and apparently where the conversations of some congressional lawmakers. the u.s. of course at the time was pursuing a nuclear arms deal with iran and the rift between benjamin netanyahu and the president was on display. here is what the ned price is saying about the report we've been talking about all day long. quote we are not going to comment on any specific alleged intelligence activity. as a general matter as we have said previously we do not conduct any foreign intelligence surveillance activity unless there is a specific and validated national security purpose. this applies to ordinary citizens and world leaders alike. again that was ned price. but some argue what the white house did was not only unethical. may well have been unconstitutional. >> this is a very serious abuse of power. what we have here is the executive branch using the power of a u.s. intelligence agency to
listen in on the private conversations of members of congress. >> ben rhodes, one of obama ae closest advisors, they simply wanted to let nothing stand in the way of achieving that goal. >> and given the explosive nature of these allegations as you can well imagine, sandra, there are lawmakers on capitol hill calling for the justice department to look into the matter. sandra? >> thank you. republican presidential candidate and former arkansas governor huckabee is here. hello bp. >> hello, sandra. >> what do you first make of this report. >>. >> i'm surprised the nsa would be able to penetrate the prime minister's office and communications. i've been in that office and met with the prime minister. many, many times over the number
of years. and you can't even take your cell phone into the outer office. that has to be turned in. so there's a very, very careful scrutiny about every kind of communication device. but even if they were able to penetrate, the prime minister's office of israel, the real issue is whether or not the president was aware that members of congress were being tapped. if that's the case and the president was aware of it, sandra, i believe this is not only unconstitutional. i believe this is an impeachable offense. and richard mixnixon resigned f less than that. i don't think we can just gloss this over. this one branch of government spied on another branch, they should have done a cease and desist. >> so to your point on the actual breach and getting into
the prime minister's information and office, the nsa used a socyr tool to get communication into the office. so the report to get into some specifics on that, we do know it was cyber related. but governor, i have to ask you, countries we know forever and ever have been spying on each other. friends and enemies. why is this time different? and why does it concern you so much? >> well, look, countries do spy on each other. they usually don't get caught. they are usually a little better about it. i'm sure all of the countries that even act like oh, i can't believe you are doing this are doing it to us. i get that. i don't think that's the bigger issue. i think there are two issuees. number one, why would we spy on israel? why wouldn't we be more interested in what the iranians are doing? that's what we should be afraid of. we have enter need an agreement that iranians have jet to sign.
give them then billions of dollars for acts of terror. we talk about isis all the time. we need to be talking about the iranians and we just handed them the club to hit us with. but the big esh issue, even bigger than that, comes down to whether or not the executive branch utterly abused its power, way beyond its limitation answers spied on congress. i believe that is an impeachable offense. and the president ought to resign or congress tut haought have the guts to go after them. they've done nothing about the abuse of the irs. nothing about hillary clinton's e-mail problems. you can't trust them. there has to be a special investigation. but congress will have to rise up and no are once show a little bit of courage. something they haven't been doing much lately. >> governor, thank you for joining us and reacting to that tonight. >> thank you, sandra.
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where we're trying to get community and police together for police to understand the challenges in the community and for the community to understand that a police officer want to go home at night. and so we have worked aggressively on this and also the leaders in our community have done a terrific job in terms of trying to make sure we have justice. >> that was ohio governor and
republican presidential candidate john kasich on the kelly file weighing in on criminal justice reform and the grand jury's decision not to press charges against the two cleveland officers involved in the deadly shooting of 12-year-old tamir rice in november of 2014. the city's mayor now confirming a new administrative review examining the case from start to finish. this case is just one of the many that has made criminal justice an issue in the 2016 presidential campaign. joining me now is lisa booth and lisa durden. i will be identifying you ladies by your last names since i've got two lisas. lisa booth, this has become a major point and n this election. and so how do you see it impacting the race as we stand today? there are candidates calling for change. >> well and we have and it has impacted the 2016 race. what we've seen specifically from the left like
hillary clinton, bernie seander, is they are using black lives matter to pander to the american vote and this is incredibly sad. no parent should have to bury their child. didn't mean the police officers did anything criminal in nature. in the black lives matter movement is trying to push what is a false narrative of somehow police officers are inherently bad and the reality is if you look at cleveland, there's a hundred homicides this year. if you look at baltimore, they are facing record high murder rates. if you look at a city like chicago, there were 12 homicides last week during the christmas week alone. but they don't want to talk about that because they are exploiting victims in the cases that try to fit the narrative they want it form. >> lisa durden, do you see it that way? >> cops should not shoot first and ask questions later. that's not community, that's vigilante. last time i noticed, that was
against the law. this senseless brutal assassination after 12-year-old child tamir rice by this police officer murderer, should not just concern the black community. it should outrage the nation because this could be your child. and we all know bullets don't have names on them. and no, the black lives matter movement is not trying to make all cops out to be bad cop or criminals. it is about -- there's a point out how bad cops are bad cops. there is in pandering there that crafted and created by the black lives movement. >> let's take there back to the election and specifically talk to you lisa durden. we have seen some republican-led states, south carolina for example, adopting changes like mandating some police officers and their state to wear body cameras. we have scene change take place and where does this fall on party lines? changes that we are seeing and
the response as far as political parties are concerned. >> first of all, we know that body cameras are not necessarily going to work well because as we know in the sandra bland case they alter footage. next thing is, all of the candidates coming up need to stand somewhere. what they did over summer to band grand jury is what every politician should be discussing for every state because we know that once you do that you force these half-baked prosecutors to do their jobs which is to prosecute on behalf of the victim. >> lisa booth. i have to get lisa booth back in here. >> oh, sorry. >> how are you seeing the republican candidates polling on this? are they doing well with the criminal justice issue? >> i think you would be surprised about the amount of americans worried about the unrest we are seeing in the country. and quite frankly, a lot is stoked by our president right now. look what lisa is saying is not substantiated by facts. the california post did a
year-long study. national review did a great review of that study. and what it found is three quarters of the incident where there is some sort of fatal force involved, three quarters were police officers defending themselves or protecting someone else. if you look at white house police officers where there is a killing of an unarmed black man less than 4% of those were the total fatal shooting by police officers. and so the numbers aren't there to substantiate. the reality is the black lives matter movement is rooted from the riots that took place after the mike brown case, which if you remember, both forensic evidence and witness accounts found mike brown was charging the police officer and going for the gun. so it is rooted based on false facts and people should be honest about it. >> all right. >> the black lives matter movement has been firmly injected into the campaign trail. it is having a reaction from the candidates. and we will continue to watch that. >> and bernie sanders is one of
the main people who stand behind it, which i'm enjoying that fact. >> we are talking about tens of millions -- >> the race to the white house will be the big story in 2016. but how are the reporters covering that story shaping the election cycle? journalist judith miller and brent benzel on the media. plus the number of families crossing the southern border into the u.s. illegally is surging. and how the obama administration is setting up it tackle the problem is called a political move to h i accept i'm not 22. i accept i'm not the rower i used to be. i even accept i have a higher risk of stroke due to afib, a type of irregular heartbeat not caused by a heart valve problem. but i won't accept is getting out there with less than my best. so if i can go for something better than warfarin, i will.
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reaction to a report triggering headlines across the political spectrum. will the obama administration oversee an intense piified wave illegal immigration, a number of rates raids is set to kick off as early as january 2016. our next guest says this is a political move by the obama administration to help out 2016 front-runner hillary clinton. executive director of the center for immigration studies joins pe now mp mark, you wrote the dhs's deportation announcement is quote fundamentally a political exercise. by political exercise, what do you mean? explain. >> what i think happens, and this is speculation because this is the most opaque administration in history, but what i think happened is that the administration saw what was happening in south texas. what you are seeing is a huge
new increase in central americans coming over, carrying kids with them so they are able to stay. because the obama administration lets you stay if you have your kid with you. it is more than double what it was last year. and remember in summer 2014, it was a big deal, helping kill the senate amnesty deal in the house, didn't pass the house. they saw this and said oh, my god, hillary will be nominated in philadelphia in july at the convention. in is still a big story in the news, that is still bad. let's see if we can maybe do something to tap it down and start enforcing the rules. >> so if you believe to you see it is what you wrote in your article. you wrote, why now? which is another important piece to this. >> my sense is that the reason this came out and this is the front page story in the washington post on christmas eve, is that it was leaked by other people in homeland
security. some of the open borders zel ets that obama appointed. they don't believe people should be deported. that anybody should be deported from the united states. so they leaked it in order to gin up opposition among obama supporters. the ironic thing is what they are talking about is a drop in the bucket anyway. they are talking maybe 200 people. there is 200 a day coming over. it is not going to matter. >> all right. thanks for bridging the story us to. mark ocorian. >> thank you. >>. >> joining me now on which candidates in 2016 are best positions to take on our country's illegal immigration challenges, editor at national review and fox news contributor charles hurt political column nust at the washington times. and talk show host and also a fox news contributor. charles, i'll start with you first. you look at all of the
politicians right now. they've all got a plan as to how to handle immigration. who's championing that message? let's start on the right. >> you know, have you jeb bush talk talking about his act of love. you have marco rubio playing footsie with democrats. chris christie the worst of all republicans running. he signed the state dreamer act in his own state. he signed in-state tuition for illegals in new jersey. and most egregious of all, while he was governor, he oversaw four different cities that became sanctuary cities and didn't lift a finger to stop them. he is obviously upsbet that now. but didn't do something back when he could have. and people wonder how this lane has been open wide, open for somebody like donald trump. this is why. donald trump has, you know, when he made his announcement speech, he made immigration a corner
stone of it. he laid out his -- >> some say arguably it would not have been such a big conversation had donald trump not hit on his announcement to run for president. let's see, rich, you say that trump is serious about enforcing the laws. people believe what he says. they believe that his plan could work. and that's why he is getting so much support. but you say you don't trust anybody? >> i don't trust anyone on immigration. and look, the problem with trump, charlie is right. people think he's actually serious about enforcement. and the political class is not. and that's just resonated hugely with republican primary voters. the problem is, the federal government can't even put together a health care website. it isn't going to efficiently round up 11 million people. ship them back to their country of origin. then bring a bunch of them back,
which donald trump talks about. if he is elected president, he will not implement that plan. >> but nobody mentioned hillary clinton. >> the entire field for the right, which is a good thing. >> you think hillary clinton could do the best job here? >> yes. how did you know that? yes. absolutely. first of all, she has spoken against donald trump and she has spoken against donald trump not just in the sense of emotional and social issues like inhumanity and breaking up families. but also the ridiculousness as rich actually alludes to, with his ideas which i think are for you know, poll numbers and shock ratings and value. we don't have the money for a wall. we need the border patrolled in addition to the wall and we certainly don't have the money to deport over 11 million people. that isn't going to happen. in addition to the fact hillary has the overwhelming majority support of the latino vote. not just the one of democrats. the ones that don't consider
themselves democrats as well. she will be able to work with a lot more administrations that consider this number one with voters. >> to give your answer to who could handle it the best on the right, you say kasich. >> yes. and let me tell you why. >> this is why she is not a republican primary voter right here. >> i'm being honest. i'm being honest. i know we he probably isn't going to be the nominee and i'm not a republican. and i don't agree with building the fence. but i think he is the most moderate and the one that could actually work with people on both side of the aisle to get something like this done. he he has turned away from his idea to strip individuals of birthright citizenship which i think is a good thing. he doesn't talk about a wall but rather a fence. but he does talk about securing the boder. which both sides want, they just disagree on how to v it done.
and talks about the cost of deporting 11 million people and talks about the pathway to citizenship. >> that's not true, leslie, that the country of both sides ever equally invefrted in enforcement. the obama administration gutted interior enforcement in this country. he lawless lu unilaterally imposed an executive amnesty that is now stayed by the courts and hillary clinton is promising to be even more lawless than president obama and to impose even more of an amnesty on this country. there is a big divide between the two parties and it begins with enforcement. >> charles i want you in here on the last word. at the same time, a policy discussion. it is an emotional discussion when you are talking about these families being sent back. we are talking about who is winning on each side. i mean, the plans that these candidates are putting forward, can anybody's actually be executed? that's really the question. >> if you look at the proposal
put out there by donald trump, it is basically a very simple plan. it enforces laws duly passed by congress in this country. duly signed by presidents. they are the law. he is talking about enforcing the law. that's what americans want before we do anything else. >> thank you to all of us for joining us tonight. happy new year. a look back at late night take on the 2016 race this year. plus donald trump announcing that he is about to pour some serious money into a major media blitz for the first time in his campaign. so how will it impact the 2016 race? the media research center's brent ba zel and journalist judith miller up next. >> so i'll spend a minimum of $2 million a week and perhaps subs another day,
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first. $2 million a week? hasn't donald trump bragged about the fact that he has gotten so much coverage from the media he hasn't had to pay for ads? >> why should he start spending money now when he has gotten all of this advertising for free? all trump all the time. just about 70 to 80% of the coverage. and he has played the media like a stratovarious. why should he start investing in ads now? won't that be, as donald trump himself said, too much trump? >> so but it still doesn't answer the question, brent. why do you think he will start spending this kind of money? should this tell us something about his campaign or should we be predicting about how this will effect the campaign? will it help it? >> honestly, i don't think he is going to. he doesn't have to. he is playing the press like a fiddle. he is playing off of y'all like a fiddle. i've got to say this. he says this because it is going
to be nonstop coverage. him saying that he is gooding it spend money on advertising. for a politician to say that, that's like a reporter saying, i'm going to write a story. there's no there their to that statement. but he does it because he know every reporter will write it about it for days. he is giggling right now. >> it is not like they are just talking about some candidate out there. he is the leading candidate. polls still she that gop primary voters is still largely in favor of him being the candidate. but you are predicting -- >> judith is right. >> go ahead. >> judith is right. if he is getting 27% of the vote or whatever it is, he gets 80% of the coverage. >> judith, your take on this. i do want it talk about the political coverage in general as we enter the new year. one of present's points is that he is predicting we will see a
double standard when it comes to media coverage of the left versus the right. >> for donald trump, what he needs to spend money on right now is not advertisement. he doesn't need his nonmessage out. he has no specifics other than make america great again. but what he needs to spend money on, sandra, and i think brent would agree, is the ground game. that is getting the voters out. and what he is betting is that if you get enough free advertising time or you buy ads, you will motivate voters to go out and vote, and that's usually not the way things work in a republican primary or democratic primary. whether or not it's left or right. >> that's right. >> go ahead. >> what we need to see is whether or not the trump model will change the way politics is normally been done in this country. >> frank, go ahead. >> i think that is the x factor. he has been able to dominate the air waves since the very
beginning. but that doesn't necessarily translate and ultimately into dominating the votes. that was the big x factor about barack obama in 2008. turned out he had an equally good ground game going along with the air game, and he was able to pull it off but we don't ne that about trump yet. it is a big unknown whether he has that has that or not. if he has this, i think he'll take this one in a waltz. if he doesn't have it, the emperor's clothes are going to come off right away. >> i've got to cheer both of you guys up. we're talking about a happy new year. judith is expecting a trump implosion and brett is expecting political coverage on broadcast tv to stink in 2016. thank you. up next, we'll take a look back at some of the best late-night laughs the presidential candidates have provided over the last year. you don't want to miss it. >> now hold up your phone and you can just look natural. >> okay.
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presidential elections never fail to give late-night comics some good material. here's just a few moments that made us laugh. >> we've got a big interview with jimmy fallon coming up, so let's be honest, fallon's lightweight. no way he deserves to interview me. the only one qualified to interview me is me. [ laughter and applause ] >> me interviewing me? that's what i call a great idea.
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