what do you think about "making a murderer"? go to facebook.com/the kelly file. let me know what you think. i am megyn kelly. "the kelly file." good night. tonight the race is on. we are 27 days until iowa. >> we're going to have a great election. we're going to have a very, very big and pleasant surprise. >> 2016 republican presidential candidate donald trump is here. >> this is not a plot to take away everybody's guns. >> and president obama unveils the executive actions he's taking to push through his anti-gun agenda. the house gets ready to vote on a bill to repeal obamacare. speaker of the house paul ryan joins us in a "hannity" exclusive. >> the u.s. ambassador. >> you are not the first responder. >> and meet the real life american heroes behind the blockbuster movie about
benghazi. "hannity" starts right here, right now. welcome to "hannity." tonight the iowa caucuses are fast approaching and the gop front-runner donald trump continues to dominate in the polls. according to the real clear politics average, the national average, donald trump is maintaining a double digit lead over his closest opponent, garnering 35% of the vote. and looking to cement that lead, the trump campaign just released yesterday their first television ad. take
a look. >> the politicians can pretend it's something else, but donald trump calls it radical islamic terrorism. that's why he's calling for a temporary shutdown of muslims entering the united states until we can figure out what's going on. he'll quickly cut the head off isis and take their oil. and he'll stop illegal immigration by building a wall on our southern border that mexico will pay for. >> we will make america great again. >> meanwhile, 2016 democratic front-runner hillary clinton
took a shot at donald trump when she revealed her new year's resolution. take a look. >> i'm interested in your response to the donald's comment that you and president obama created isis. [ laughter ] >> i've adopted a new year's resolution. i'm going to let him live in his alternative reality, and i'm not going to respond. >> all right, here to respond is the man himself, 2016 republican presidential candidate, donald trump. mr. trump, good to see you. >> hello, sean. >> happy new year. all right. number one. >> you too, happy new year. >> how long do you think that new year's resolution is going to last? and how would you describe your reality versus hillary clinton's reality? >> well, her resolution may last for a long time. i don't think she wants to take me on. i know for a fact i'm the last person she wants to run against because i speak the truth.
and what i said about isis is true. i mean, with her horrible policies and president obama's horrible policies essentially isis was formed and isis was created and now we have to knock the hell out of them and get rid of them. and we'll do that if the right person comes to office. it's not going to be done until then. so you know, she made that statement, and she -- look, i was mentioned nine times in their debate when they had their democrat debate. i will tell you that the nine times, every time, now all of a sudden she doesn't want to mention. they don't want to take me on. and a recent poll came out where i'm leading her head-to-head. i think i'm the only one that's going to beat her. and frankly, she should be easy to beat. i think we're going to beat her. and i think we're going to beat her soundly. i'll more focused on these other candidates, republican side that i'm running against. >> let me stay on hillary for just a second, then we'll talk about the primary that's ongoing. the whole issue -- hillary was very offended at words you used
and you fought right back and you called her an enabler. you said she abused those women. i want you to expand into this because it seems to be every election campaign democrats always claim the republicans are racist and sexist and they even said that about mitt romney for having resumes of women that he wanted to hire. >> well, as you know, and it's been well documented, she went after the women very strongly and very viciously according to the women and according to other sources. major book's been written about it. and it's a book that's a very well respected book. it was not a pretty picture what she did. and also, as you know, he was impeached, the president was impeached and was lying and he was, you know, he was impeached for lawing. his law license was taken away from him. and lot of other things. he paid a massive fine. many hundreds of thousands of dollars. they paid i guess a fee to one
of the women. so look, there's a whole thing. when she talks about me being sexist, i mean, she can't be speaking about that subject and i don't think she will be anymore. i would hope she doesn't. i would rather not speak about it also. but she can't bring it up. >> what about the clinton foundation? they've taken tons of money from countries like saudi arabia. i've googled and i've checked every where i can. i've not seen a lot of criticism by hillary of these countries that have atrocious human rights records, women's rights records, but the clinton foundation took a lot of money for that. should that be an issue in this campaign? >> well, it would really depend. i mean, i've given money to the clinton foundation. you know, i was a very, very, very big business person. and i get along with everybody including the clintons, and i've given money over the years to the clinton foundation, never asked for anything. i will say this, speeches were made by the president. i think he got like $8 million for speeches made with -- you know and paid for by people that were doing work with the state
department when she was the head of the state department. it was just one of the papers that he was paid about $8 million for various groups and companies and they were doing business directly with the wh te department at that time. and paid very, very substantially. so these are real problems for them ultimately when it comes to the general election. maybe even now. but certainly when it comes to the general leakeelection, sean >> the question whether or not they were able to buy her silence with these donations as it relates to the atrocious human rights records. bill clinton is now out on the campaign trail campaigning for his wife. and he sort of side stepped a question as it relates to you. and i want to play it for you and get your response. >> donald trump said in the past you're fair game. i have to ask you, it is fair game?
>> i never saw him at a loss for words like that, but what's your reaction? >> well, he doesn't want to get involved with the subject, and i understand that. he doesn't want to talk about it. he doesn't want to get involved. but this is why i'm going to win the election if i run against her. i think it was cnbc did a big report or study and a couple of them did where if i run against hillary, it's going to be the largest voter turnout in the history of our country. and many of those extra people, people that never voted before are going to be voting for trump. and you know, it's always been amazing to me that not that many people vote as a percentage of the people that can vote in our country where you look at other countries, they're much higher turnouts. they say this turnout, just like your debate, the fox debate was the biggest in the history of
cable television like show. and cnn had a debate, you know, right after yours where 23 million people, you had 24 million people, they had 23, the largest show in the history of cnn. so i would think if i ran against hillary -- and i don't think they were there for the other people, by the way, because the debates used to get very poor ratings. not to brag or anything, but that's the way it is. if i ran against hillary, i think it would be the largest voter turnout, great thing for the country. the largest voter turnout. i think a lot of people that feel disenfranchised including democrats, by the way, will come out and vote for trump. and a lot of people are saying that. so it will be a very exciting period of time, that i can tell you. i think i will beat her pretty easily, i hope. >> let's go to the polls. you're winning by a pretty substantial margin nationally against your republican opponents. recent poll has you ahead in south carolina, nevada, you're winning in two polls in new hampshire. in iowa, where the caucus is about a month away, that's been a little tighter, where you're
either tied with ted cruz, ted cruz has a lead on you in one poll. how important is iowa to you in terms of going forward and the strategy? how important is winning iowa to you? >> well, the politically correct answer, i should say, oh, well -- >> you don't think -- >> but i don't want to be politically correct. i want to win iowa. i have a great relationship with the people of iowa. i'm doing fantastically with evangelicals. i'm going there saturday, many, many times over the next two weeks. i know the people really well. they're incredible people. the relationship is amazing. the tea party people, the evangelicals of which i really feel, you know, that we have a very warm love with each other. a poll just came out today that i'm winning with evangelicals. and i think -- i hope to win iowa. now, you talk about the polls. but cnn did the big poll of iowa and it's 33-20 that i'm leading. so i don't know. you know, something could
happen, but i would love to be able to win iowa, and the most recent poll tore big poll at least, which is the cnn poll, i'm leading by 13 points. i'd love to win iowa. i should say to you that, well, if i do well there, i'm very happy. but i'd really like to win it, to be honest with you. >> let me ask about some reports. i have comments by jeb bush, mike huckabee, chris christie, carly fiorina, marco rubio, john kasich all attacking you. pretty predictable, considering you're in the lead. on top of that you have a politico report saying top establishment players you may inflict lasting damage to the republican brand and they're planning to launch an anti-trump vehicle to pummel you. so in the closing days of this campaign leading into the iowa caucuses, obviously rhetoric is getting ratcheted up, a lot of money is being spent. tell us your strategy to combat that. >> well, look, there's a lot of people that this has never
happened before. i don't want any money. i'm self-funding my own campaign. i'm putting up my own money. we're taking ads and putting a lot of money into them. i don't need people's money. the lobbyists don't want me because they want to give a lot of money so they can control the candidate. the special interests don't want me because they want to put up a lot of money and they are. you look at what's being put into hillary's coffers and jeb bush and marco and all of them, they're all getting all of this money from these special interest groups and the lobbyists and they're totally controlled, if they win they're totally 100% controlled and they're not working for the country, they're working for the person that gave them the money. so this has been happening, and i understand why people are not happy that i'm winning, because i'm not a part of the establishment. now interestingly, prior to june 16th when i announced i was running for president, i was a big part of the establishment. i gave $350,000 to the republican, rga, the republican governors association.
i gave a lot of money to a lot of different people. i mean like -- and i'm talking about a lot of money. i did 350 for the governors but a lot more than that for other. i was like part of the establishment. now, since i ran, i'm sort of like not part of the establishment because they're sort of saying, gee, he's not supposed to do that. i'm doing that to straighten out the country. and i'm doing it to make america great again as per my team, make america great again. i understand how they feel, i'm not part of the establishment. >> i think they like your money. we'll take a break and come back with more with donald trump after the break. and coming up tonight -- >> contrary to claims of some presidential candidates apparently before this meeting, this is not a plot to take away everybody's guns. >> donald trump will weigh in on the president's anti-gun control measures. that's next. plus the house is getting ready to vote on a bill that will repeal obamacare, paul ryan
is here to explain that and more in a "hannity" exclusive. and also, later tonight -- >> the u.s. ambassador at risk. >> you got to send us. >> you are not the first responders. >> you will wait. >> let's go! we got to roll. >> we have no jurisdiction. we're not even supposed to be here. >> stand down. >> tonight you'll meet the real life heroes behind the hollywood blockbuster about the terrorist attack in benghazi. that and more. need to hire fast?
following a 5.1 quake. there has long been claims about the h bomb much more powerful and difficult to make than atomic bombs. however, there are worries each new test could bring north korea closer to their goal of building a bomb small enough to place on a missile to reach the u.s. mainland. the claim can't be confirmed but such a test would violate the u.n. resolution. the united nations security council plans to meet concerning their claim but not clear what action would be taken. if confirmed this would be the fourth nuclear test. anez. back to "hannity." welcome back to "hannity." so earlier today the president laid out executive actions that he intends to push through his anti-gun agenda. take a look at what he said. >> contrary to the claims of
what some gun rights proponents have suggested, this hasn't been the first step in some slippery slope to mass confiscation. contrary to claims of some presidential candidates apparently before this meeting, this is not a plot to take away everybody's guns. so the gun lobby may be holding congress hostage right now, but they cannot hold america hostage. we do not have to accept this carnage. and we need voters who want safer gun laws and who are disappointed and leaders who stand in their way to remember come election time. >> now, we continue with 2016 republican presidential front-runner donald trump. the president gets very emotional today. for the fird time he talked about all the violence that's going on in chicago. this is a guy that didn't miss his tee time after james foley
was decapitated, you may recall. you have been weighing in heavily. you would repeal these executive actions and you said to hillary, if guns don't keep you safe, disarm your bodyguards. to today and to hillary supporting the president? >> well, a few things. first of all, you talk about missing tee times. he went to hawaii in a very old 747 called air force one with engines that spew -- you know, he talks about the carbon footprint. he traveled all the way to hawaii in this massive plane with old engines that are not very environmentally sensitive, then came back a couple of weeks later and he talks about the footprint, the carbon footprint, so you know, that's one thing. as far as the executive order that he really is doing, number one, before you even get into the guns, i'm totally second amendment and we can't be messing with it. frankly if we had situations in california or on our military bases and even in paris if they had a couple of guns in the room you wouldn't have 130 people
killed and many, many people very, very gravely injured and that includes california. you would have had a much different situation. but as far as the executive order, you're not supposed to be doing it with executive order. you're supposed to get the congress, get congress in, negotiate a deal. everybody raises their hand. they approved the deal. and you have something. he doesn't do that. he just signs executive orders all over the place. then he'll be sued on that, he'll be out on a golf course in about three years when it comes up and probably it won't be upheld. who knows what's going to happen? but in the meantime -- >> what's happening? >> what's happening is the government is being run much differently than what our founders had in mind. i mean, he's signing executive orders on things that -- this is the second amendment. this is a very important thing to people. and you're not supposed to just say we're making changes without having it go through a process of having other people agree with you. and through a negotiation. it's unbelievable what's
happening. >> you're talking about co-equal branches of government, separation of powers. now the president himself said 25 times before he issued his immigration executive action that he didn't have the authority or the power to do it, but he did it anyway. the republicans didn't stop him. >> that's right. >> did that embolden him now to pretty much decide write laws on his own through executive action, violating the constitution and the rule of law? is that how you see it? >> the republicans did not stop them. he's getting away with murder. this recent budget situation which is basically gave obama every single thing he wanted having to do with the syrian refugees coming into our country, having to do with borders and weak borders and all of the things he wanted, he just got in this new budget. i've never seen a budget pass so fast. it looks like it got done in a day. and i'm just saying where is ryan and where are all these people to, you know, to do something, to negotiate or to do something? he got everything he wanted. we got nothing.
i mean, we got nothing. and all we're doing is increasing our budget now, our deficit. you know, if you look, we're at $19 trillion. now we're going to be at about $21 trillion very soon. who is there to negotiate these budgets? i've never seen anything get passed so quickly, and the democrats got everything they wanted. >> let me ask you this. y you, in your ad, defended your positions about a temporary ban on people coming from muslim country. i'm assuming you're citing james clapper and james comey of their comments saying we can't vet the people coming in. you defended your position on immigration. but you said clinton and obama created isis. is that by pulling out too early before the job was done? is that what you meant by that comment? >> largely that was one of the reasons, that's one of the ways that isis happened. i mean, they all just got together. i was against the war in iraq and i've been against it from day one and a long time ago,
2004 i was against it. i have headlines that trump was against the war. people came from the white house to see me about it because i felt you were going to destabilize the middle east and i was right. but the way he pulled out was absolutely -- number one, he announced a date so that the enemy just withdrew, waited and then they go back in. isis was formed. and you could say very nicely that hillary clinton and barack obama gave us isis. now we're trying to get rid of isis. and they're finding it not so easy because they're not going about it in the right way. if you remember on your show three years ago i said take the oil. keep the oil. take it, keep it. give some of the money to all of these wonderful young people that were killed. give it to their families. give it to thend wou wounded wa, some of it and have plenty left over for other things. you heard me say that for three years. all of a sudden they start, they're not going to keep it, they're just bombing it. they're not going to keep it. they're not smart enough to keep it. >> can donald trump alter the
electoral map? in other words, there was a recent study that after west virginia, the state that you're running the strongest, that it's new york that you have more support from reagan democrats in new york than any other place in the country. do you think if you got this nomination that you could flip a state like new york deeply blue to red? would that be possible? >> i do. i think i do very well in new york. i think i'm going to do fan taskcally in pennsylvania. i'm going to do fantasticcally in ohio, i'm going to win florida. >> new jersey? >> take a look at jeb bush. i think i'll win new jersey. you look at new jersey, i'm way at the top. and chris christie who is the governor, as you know, is not doing so well there. he's way, way behind. i think i'll win new jersey. but look at florida. i'm at 32. the sitting senator is at like 12 or 14. and jeb bush is at 4. >> yeah. >> and i'm a 32 in florida.
i'm gooding to win florida. so i just think we're going to win a lot of states that nobody ever thought of winning. the republicans never think of these states in terms of winning. we're going to win a lot of states that the republicans frankly are not used to winning. we're going to have a great election, a very, very big and pleasant surprise to make our country great again. >> we need to get great again. that's for sure. good to see you mr. trump. thank you for being with us. a bill that will repeal obamacare. speaker of the house paul ryan joins us next. >> are we expecting any friendlies? >> i'm not aware of any friendlies. >> let them go. >> we meet the real life heroes behind the blockbuster movie "13 hours." you both have a perfect driving record. perfect. no tickets. no accidents. that is until one of you clips a food truck,
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welcome back to "hannity." tomorrow the republican-controlled house of representatives is set to vote on a bill that would repeal obamacare. just how significant a vote? joining us now in a "hannity" exclusive the brand-new speaker of the house paul ryan is with us. congressman from wisconsin. welcome back, sir. >> happy new year. >> happy new year to you. tell us about this vote. there has been a lot of angst about not being able to repeal or replace obamacare. >> right. >> and a lot of people have wanted, including myself, the power of the purse used to stop it. tell us what this is going to do? >> we've been at this, what, for five years now. we finally have found a smart strategy to get a bill on his devg. we've never been able to get around a fill la buster in the senate to get a bill to repeal obamacare. but this also defunds planned parenthood which is a very hard priority of ours. we could never get through the senate filibuster. we used the one tool we have a year, we call this
reconciliation to get around the filibuster to get a bill on his desk. we're passing that tomorrow. i fully anticipate the president will veto this, but how many times have we been saying we want to put bills on his desk that say who we are, what we believe versus what he believes and he'll veto. then we'll have a veto override vote on that later in the month, but this is the first time we've been able to get on his desk a bill going after obamacare and planned parenthood. >> let me give you a chance because you're new in this position and i actually know that you were fairly reluctant. and i don't think this is a job that you really wanted, but you did take it. and i don't blame you for not wanting it. it's not exactly the most loved position in washington. let me give you an outline of where i think conservatives are frustrated. i asked you about this the last time. it's obamacare. it's executive action on immigration, now on gun control. you mentioned planned parenthood which i'm glad you brought into this. the iranian deal. the syrian refugees, controlling
the borders. tell us, expand on your vision. where are you going to take things? what's going to be different? >> hey, tell me about it. i've been a frustrated conservative as well. number one, i'm hitting the reset button. we'll do things differently here in the house. i'm decentralizing power so every conservative, every member of congress has a greater ability to participate in the process so we can really have this place work the way the founders intended it to work. but number three, we have to use every tool at our disposal to keep this executive branch honest, to keep oversight over them. let's take the executive amnesty. we went the court route and we've been successful. we took the president to court on issues as well and we're succeeding there. riders, pro life riders, epa riders. and at the end of the day what really matters is winning an election. we have to have a conservative in the white house. we need to have a conservative
in the white house that isn't trashing the constitution, that isn't going with the phone and the pen routine. and that's why the reason i took this job, and my colleagues know this, we have to go on offense in 2016 and we have to offer a bold agenda to the country so that the people of this country who do not like the direction america's heading, which we don't, that we owe them an alternative. we have to give them a bold conservative agenda so that the men and women of this country can decide which way the nation goes in 2016. if we mandate an election, we win that election, then we have the mandate, then we have the wherewithal, the president and the republican congress with a conservative agenda to put in place in 2017. that's why i'm doing this job in the first place. >> tell me how you go about that. because i've been advocating this for a long time myself. put it down on paper. have the caucus, sign on to it and say this is what we do. but we're a trust and verify.
people are still angry over 2010 obamacare, as you pointed out, over five years and they're mad about executive amnesty which emboldened the president to move forward on the gun issue this week. >> that's right. but we've been successful in executive amnesty. notice it hasn't happened. why? because we've had three good court rulings on this. so we've succeeded on beating that one back. here's what he's going to do. i'm going to digress for a section. he's going to give us a distraction every single week. this gun issue, it's clear he's hostile to second amendment. he's frustrating the second amendment rights of law-abiding citizens. he wants to distract us also so that we're not looking at his failures like a failure to confront radical islamic terror. a failure to defeat isis. he wants to get us off our game to offer a bold conservative agenda to the country. we won't take these distractions. we need to win the election and the best way to win the election is give people a choice. to your point, spent this entire
break going through how do we come up with an agenda that is bottom up, that is organic, that's listening to americans and members of congress to assemble an agenda to put on paper and give that to the unk, show that to the country, run on that in 2016 so that people can really choose an agenda. if we win, then we have a mandate election. we have a retreat in ten days where we're going to go start working on this and rolling this out as the year goes on. >> i think what you're saying here is really new and profound. i want to get into more detail. stay right there. we'll pick it up there when we get back. then later tonight -- >> the u.s. ambassador at risk. >> you got to send us. >> you are not the first responders. >> you will wait. >> let's go. >> we have no jurisdiction in that country. we're not even supposed to be here. >> stand down! >> when we come back, you'll meet the real live heroes whose story is now told in the blockbuster movie called "13
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an alternative to the obamacare era. either we have another four years like these years with hillary clinton or we offer the country a very clear and compelling agenda on the big issues that are facing us to get the country on the right track. but i, paul ryan, am not going to be the one that assembles this single handedly. we're going to do this as a team, organically, every conservative in congress is going to have a hand in putting this together while we also list been to our constituents and to the concerned it is ens who are really worried about the direction america's headed. we're going to take these concerns, apply our founding principles to the problems of the day to offer an agenda of solutions that gets america back on the right track. if you don't think the country's headed in the right direction, which we don't, we have an obligation, we have a mandate to give people of this nation a choice for a better way forward and that's exactly what we intend on doing. >> off the top of my head, i would say balancing a budget, saving social security, securing america's borders, no amnesty is
part of that. >> rebuilding our military, rebuilding our military, reforming the tax code so we can get economic growth, moving people from welfare to work so that people are working in this country. we have tens of millions of able-bodied adults that are not working. these are issues we need to tackle to get our country back in the right place. >> you heard the anger over the bill and you made a statement that even the freedom caucus understood you needed to clear the deck. that i know frustrated conservatives further. even had some compare you to john boehner. i'm not sure that's something you wanted when you are starting a new job. what is your reaction to those people and why this is now going forward going to be different? >> look, i think the reason i'm not being criticized by my colleagues is they understood the hand this i was dealt coming into this job just a couple of months ago. i'm paul ryan, i'm a conservative. they know that. that's point one. point two, the way the spending bills work here, there's 12 bills that you breakp government discretionary spending and pass them separately to fund the
government. earlier in the summer well before i got that job that entire process broke down and not a single bill passed. you come to the end of the year and you had to pass the government all in one bill. that was very ugly. but we had to get that done so we can get on our offense for 2016, we got pretty good conservative wins here. we kept our pro life rider, we cut the epa to a level we haven't seen since before obama. we put strings on the irs so they can't meddle in our elections. we repealed a 40-year ban on the oil export ban. so we got really big conservative wins and we got the tax bill that i've been fighting for when i was chairman of the ways and means for years. we got good tax policy. this is no way to run government. that's why i want to clear the decks in '15 so we don't do that in '16. we go back to regular order about. we go back to doing business the way the founders intended. >> you're describing for 2016 nationalizing elections almost like a contract with america, i sounds to me.
>> yeah. >> am i right in characterizing that? >> i believe this is -- just think of the stakes for this country in 2016, they couldn't be higher. this is the most important election in our lifetimes. so we should respect it for what it is. and we should give the country the choice they deserve. and that's how i see things. >> all right, congressman. it sound lis like a call that m people have been waiting for. i've been saying it myself. i really look forward to hearing what this plan is. i agree with you. we're at a tipping point for the country. important, i wish you all the best with it. >> thank you, sean. the new blockbuster movie "13 hours" tells the story of what really happened during the benghazi terror attacks. the heroes who ♪ every auto insurance policy has a number. but not every insurance company understands the life behind it. ♪ those who have served our nation have earned the very best service in return. ♪
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welcome back to "hannity." it has been more than three years since benghazi terrorist attack that left four americans dead. a new movie shows what happened on that harrowing night and how some americans are standing by ready to act but they were told to stand down. take a look. >> the u.s. ambassador at risk. >> you got to send us. >> you are not the first responders. >> you will wait. >> let's go. we got to move. >> we have no jurisdiction in that country. we're not even supposed to be here.
>> stand down! >> if you do nothing. >> we are all going to die. >> none of you have to go. but we are the only help they have. >> joining us now the real life heroes behind the new movie, the authors of the new book "13 hours" kris "tanto" paronto, john "tig" tiegen and mark geist. you're "a" friend all friends program. i consider you friends. you really are heroes. the first question i have and i'll ask you, kris, you prefer to be called tanto, right? >> of course, let's just go with tanto. cooler than kris. >> how accurate is the movie to what really happened in benghazi? >> it's very accurate. we were involved with it from the get-go, from the script writing up to the actual being on set to getting all the actors. it captures -- and i've seen the
movie. it captures the brotherhood, the emotion, the courageous acts as best it can it captures the fire fight. in fact, you can even have more explosions and more things going on there. because war is -- it's a terrible thing. so i do think it captures it very well and gets the truth down. and also the brotherhood of what we want to get done. it shows the motion. >> and tig and oz, you guys agree with that? >> yeah, i think it does. somebody asked me the question a couple days ago, is there anything that if you wanted to add to it that you could to make it better? and i thought about it for two day, i can't think of anything i'd add to it to get everything else in there. seems like everything's there. >> and tig, i'll start with you. there are three issues here. before, during and after. before security was requested, we know dozens of times, but yet it was denied. you know that and hear that, what does that make you feel? >> that was my third trip down
to benghazi. and you know, i was there when the consulate got attacked and the wall got blown open. at the time there were only two security guys there when that happened that night. >> but great britain had there. >> the united nations have left. >> listening to those guys aggravation. you know, they just don't know why it keeps getting denied. >> it was a hot bed for terrorism. everybody knew. >> the state department guys were on the ground. they were trying. the guys were doing everything in their power. eric nordstrom, they were doing what they could to get security there. >> so now, the stand down order was given. you were told, you knew the consulate was under attack and lives were in jeopardy. and you're saying we're going and you're told not to go. explain. >> i mean the stand down order came from the chief of ace at the annex. and you know to me it was just
him. i don't believe it went anywhere else. >> you don't think -- >> i don't, because working with him there is a lot of security situations when he would tell us to stand down and we couldn't go. you know? >> yeah. >> what do you -- when you're told to stand down that is not what you're told to do. >> the words stand down were used, no confusion, 15 minutes in. then, 25 minutes we're toldñr t wait again z we buckled orders. it's hard to maintain composure. but you do. >> others died. >> you risked your careers. >> we don't have them anymore. >> hillary clinton goes out there. now, we know from testimony hillary clinton told the libyan president, her daughter, and the
egyptian prime minister that was this was a terrorist attack at the same time she's lying to the american people saying it was related to a you tube video. and she wants to be next president. what is your reaction? >> i've baffled. what i have focused on is the positives of what happened that night. because i can't -- >> could you vote for her? you know she lied. >> first thing you should vote for on is ethics, honor and courage. >> does she have that? >> i don't know. >> you're punning. are you going to punt? >> this is what we're -- with all that have going on we're telling the truth on what took place that night. >> did she lie? did she lie? >> she's telling these three people it's a terrorist attack and american people something else. >> you had family members come on. you've seen pat smith, you've
seen katie quigley. >> you know what she told the american people. do you think she lied? >> we're talking with ty's mom. she wants the hearing and everything else. i talked to her. she said why is she saying that? she told me to my face they're going to get the guy who made the video? >> unbelievable. >> the full truths weren't being told and that is why we did çói. and the truth is coming out. >> your careers are largely over now, you're fun guys to hang out with. congratulations on the movie. i hope everyone goes to see it. "13 hours ". thank you." >> thank you. >> thank you very much. >> thank you very much. >> when we come back, our (singing alougetting to know you. getting to know all about you...
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welcome back to "hannity". what do you think about the president's executive, illegal, un-constitutional action on guns? go to facebook.com/sean hannity and let us know what you think. you've been sending in questions that you'd like me to answer. tonight's question comes from julius who wrote we have three branchs of government. what happened to separations of powers? that is a great point. republicans swore they'd stop the president's illegal, un-constitutional actions on executive amnesty and they didn't do it. they have now emboldened this president. it's a very dangerous situation. they need to take it back.çó the constitution is very clear.
separation of powers. but that is all the time we have left this evening. thanks for sending in your questions. we'll see you here, tomorrow night. we have a big year ahead. here's greta. >> tonight "on the record" the president versus the republican congress. today president obama stepping into the east room of the white house at time tearing and wiping his eyes announcing executive gun control. use of-( business pen vowing republican fight with the republicans. paul ryan saying his words and actions amount to intimidation that undermines liberty. but the president saying we can't wa to be clear. congress still needs to act. the folks in this room will not rest until congress does.puçñu'x [cheers and applause] >>f4puç because once congress gets on