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let's keep talking about super tuesday. which candidates do you want to win and why? weigh in on our facebook page. >> check out page for "the good, the bad, and the ugly." you don't want to miss that. we hope that you have a great day. up next, "fox & friends." see you. good morning. it is monday, it's february 29th. hollywood gets puyallup oscar night. >> i'm here at the academy awards. otherwise known as the white people's choice awards. is hollywood racist? you're damn right hollywood's racist. >> the lectures, snubs, and the most talked about moments. a day before super tuesday, marco rubio takes a page from donald trump's playbook. >> he doesn't sweat because his pores are clogged from the spray
tan he uses. donald trump's not going to make america great. he's going to make america orange. >> will this new kind of rhetoric work for the new kind of marco rubio? >> what a crazy weekend. it's leap day. do you know why? we will tell you. up until first, you have to wait for a few thing. for example, this animation, and for me to tell you our slogan. mornings are better with friends. ♪ of. live from new york city in studio e today, we're part of the a team as in ainsley. today it's official, ainsley earhardt is official oh "fox & friends." give her a case. >> thank you, steve, brian. it's wonderful to be here. >> and you requested deejays. >> yes. >> we'll get a deejay here -- >> that's a great idea. >> who's that picture of? >> that is steve in the green
room. keep in mind, historically, there are the pictures of hosts of "fox & friends." steve up from georgia to paint -- >> that's amazing. he's so talented. i have friends in georgia that have commissioned him to paint pictures for their houses. now he's our artist. incredible. he's so talented. i feel talented. he's going to paint a picture of me. amazing. i'll be in between you. >> do you think he can get it done in three hours? will it be able to dry? of course, we have the deejay here and lovely picture of you and your husband. >> right. the picture of us iceskating in central park. when i was a little girl, i always said i would only ice skate in central park with my husband. when we were dating, he said, we should do that. i said, i don't know, i don't have a ring. we did it, and i was glad. two minutes after the hour. man, did you pick a good day to start. >> super tuesday tomorrow, we're ready. >> a debate on thursday, super tuesday tomorrow. today is the aftermath of the oscars that ended 20 minutes
ago. >> did you watch it? >> i watched a lot of it. >> did you, steve? >> i did. everybody knew it was coming, and chris rock was going to take a shot at the oscars. keep in mind, for the second consecutive year, no black actors or actresses nominated in any of the categories. the question, he said everybody wants to know is, hollywood racist? is it cross burning racist? he said no. a different kind of racist. a sore -- sorority racist. >> i'm at the academy awards, also known as the white people's awards. if they nominated host, i wouldn't even get this job . is hollywood racist? you're damn right. we've grown accustomed to it. hollywood is sorority racist. like, we like you, rhonda, but
you're not a kappa. >> right. he goes on to say, too, that you know, okay, this is bad two years in a row. what about the other 71 years? it's been 80-plus years that there have been nominations. why this year? he was solid and did a feature where he went to a compton movie theater to tell them about the nominees. no one's even seen any of the movies that were nominated. >> my favorite part is when his little girls came out to selling girl scout cookies. they sold over $65,000 in cookies. he took advantage of the millionaires in the audience. >> must have beat your record -- >> bought ten boxes here in this building. meanwhile, leonardo dicaprio finally got his oscar for the movie "the revenant." his first. of course, he's an environmentalist who has taken jets all over the place oddly. watch. >> the oscar goes to leonardo
dicaprio. >> making "the revenant" was about man's relationship to the natural world. climate change is real. it is happening right now. let us not take this planet for granted. i do not take tonight for granted. >> the ironic part where he's talking about the planet and global warming is remember with the sony hacked documents, turns out wikileaks put out the fact that he took private jet back and forth. >> i know. >> and super yachts. one of the largest yachts in the world. he was celebrating -- >> put your green footprint on something like that. >> i will say he's one of these guys who got the oscar, and you think he is a great actor. everything he does seems to be gold.
good morning to you. good morning to all of you. hope you're off to a great day. hollywood's biggest night filled with even more winners and upsets. investigative journalism film "spotlight" taking the biggest award. best picture. the "boston globe" movie uncovering scandal in the catholic church. won over "the revenant." brie larson won best actress for her performance in "room." "the danish girl's" alicia vikander won, breaking into tears. everybody talking about the best supporting actor snub. mark ryland took the oscar over sill vestor stallone, who was expected to win. an army staff sergeant accused of killing a virginia police officer will make his first court appearance later today. police say ronald hamilton opened fire on three officers as they responded to his woodbridge
home on saturday. ashley guindon was killed. two other officers were hurt. guindon was a half hour into her first shift ever. she's being remembered for her love of sacrifice. >> she was not only driven and passionate but exceedingly intelligent. she struck us that way as we interviewed her prior to hiring her and rehiring her. that's always the type of officer we're seeking, with that passion and intelligence. >> she served as a marine corps reservist. a vigil was held in her honor last night. a american student held by the north korean government confessing to his alleged crimes in pyongyang. at a press conference, he admitted to stealing a political banner from an off-limits hotel area on new year's day. he claims he was offered money by a member of an ohio church who wanted it as a trophy. >> i have no idea what sort of
penalty i may face. but i am begging to korean people and government for my forgiveness. and i am praying to the heavens so that i may be returned home to my family. >> he broke down and cried for mercy during the press conference. the 21-year-old university of virginia student was detained on january 2nd. north korea accuses him of having been now n contact with the cia. and happy leap day. you know why we get the extra day? an astrophysicist, neil degraph tyson, explains. >> as we orbit the sun, we know how to calculate a year. how long it takes to come back to where you were. that's a year. it turns out if you cut the number of days we live into the year, it doesn't divide evenly. there's not an even number of days in the time it takes earth to go around the sun. >> it takes 365 and a quart days to go around the sun.
we ignore that quart day. >> it adds up to more. see if you can keep track. every 100 years we take a leap day out of the calendar. did you get that? i don't because i'm terrible at math. those are the headlines. >> bottom line, it's not march 1st yet. tomorrow will be march 1st. and if your birthday is on today, february 29th, you only really get to celebrate february 29th every four years. >> if you're 16, you've only celebrated four birthdays. it was happening less than -- in less than 24 hours -- >> super tuesday. lots of states up in the air. look at this map of trump super tuesday states. the states where he is expected to win. many are shocked by this. a lot of people saying in the south, the southern states, evangelical states, many people thought that cruz was going to do well. he is winning in texas by just a little bit. his home state. but trump is doing well, according to the most reliable
polls. in about eight states. >> that's right. and because trump is doing so well, now on the verge of super tuesday, maybe that's why marco rubio has decided to pull out all the stops. until now, he has had a pretty steady approach to his personality. over the last 72 hours, marco rubio is letting it hang out. here he is trying to out-trump donald trump all across america. >> always calling me little marco. he's taller than me, 6'2". which is why i don't understand why his hands are someone the size of 5'2". have you seen his hands? they're like this. you know what they say about men with small hands. >> little marco rubio. a total, total featherweight. not a lightweight. i think he's going to faint. now we don't need a fainter to negotiate with china. he's not cool. he sweats too much.
and i don't want him negotiating for us. >> he doesn't sweat. he doesn't sweat because his pores are clogged from the spray tan that he uses. donald is not going to make america great. he's going to make america orange. >> so i don't know if this is going to work. i tell you what, he's not going to have any regrets. the whole thing was a cut from sound bite to sound bite was embarrassing. orange spray tan, sweating -- it was light vince mcmahon wrote their scripts. >> we'll have trump's sons on, eric and donald jr. they'll be on at 7:30 this morning. we'll get reaction from them. >> that's right. so today starts the ainsley earhart era on "fox & friends." we have put together a package to remind you that you have been watching her on american television, on fox, for a long time. >> that's right. >> watch. >> i'm ainsley earhart and "fox & friends" starts right now. we're all learning about other
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that are leaving this country. we're not going to lose them anymore because we're going to have a tax structure that will keep them in our country. >> he would know. donald trump touting his tax proposals as a relief for the middle class and a way to boost jobs in the united states of america. can his tax plan hold up to the big promises? joining us now for an analysis of the presidential candidates' tax plans, chair of of the kings college business program, brian brenburg. we'll go fast because you have school. super tuesday tomorrow. what can you tell us about the fundamentals of donald trump's tax plan? >> it centerpiece is a big income tax cut. he's taking our seven brackets that we have today, compressing them to four, including a 0% rate on the first $25,000 of income for individuals and $50,000 for married couple. that's a huge, huge tax cut. >> i look at this, the second point, the highest earners who just got an increase under
barack obama up for the george bush era, goes from 39.6 to 25%. that's five below, at least five below where bush it it. >> yeah. there's big cuts across the board. including at the high end. that's going to be one of the pieces he's going to be critiqued for by his critics. >> the corporate tax, you've got to get bipartisan support. everyone agrees it look like barack obama wanted to trade off to get that decreased, and nothing happened. >> a big cut from 3 35% to 15%. that's controversial. that's in one of the issues that you're seeing bipartisan support. >> what would it mean to the overall economy? trump's plan would have 25% larger capital stocks. 6.5% higher wages. 5.3 million full-time jobs. and 11% higher gdp over the long term. we've not seen that growth the last 30 years. >> he's talking 5% to 6% economic growth. two to three time than what we've seen in recent memory. he's asking for growth. i'm not sure it's possible in
this era. he needs that in order to pay for the tax cuts. so that's the quandary he's in. he wants to cut taxes in a major way. but he's got to cut spending or see huge economic growth to pay for it. >> he's betting on the american people, if i give you more money, the money's going to go back into the economy. hiring more people. there's going to be more growth. >> he has to bet on more job investment, job growth, creation. his investment is big. that's the big issue, how much growth can we -- even with a big tax cut how much growth can we expect? >> this is day one. you ready for the week? >> i'm ready. loving it. >> day two tomorrow. coming up next, remember the video of a flame thrower drone built by a teenager? what's being done to make sure this doesn't happen again. please, don't take your time. we need an answer. and erin andrews set to take the stand in the $75 million stalker lawsuit. what can we expect to hear from her? a legal panel weighs in. at stake, $75 million. hey, ainsley, congratulations. you were already great, but i
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quick monday headlines for you now. the older brother in the boston marathon bombings passed a citizenship test three weeks before the deadly attack. according to "the boston globe," atamerlan tsarnaev pledged allegiance to the united states and denied terrorist ties. a navy s.e.a.l. awarded the medal of honor by president obama. he rescued an american hostage during a nighttime raid in afghanistan in 2012, shielding him from enemy fire while taking down a taliban guard.
>> amazing. ainsley? >> thanks. sportscaster erin andrews could take the stand today in the $75 million stalker lawsuit. she's suing her stalker and the hotel that allowed him to book the room next to hers and record the nude videos. they were viewed nearly 17 million times. what can we expect from her testimony, and what is at stake for the hotel chain, marriott? let's ask our legal panel. attorneys annie uzadewan and udit towalde. thank you very much for being with us. >> thank you. >> great for being with us. annie, let me start with you. does she deserve the $75 million? what can we expect today? >> well, she's not going to get the $75 million. what we could expect here is lots of tears and emotions on the stand. she'll likely talk about the impact that this has had on her and her family. she'll start with the time that she discovered the incident to
the embarrassment to her and her family, psychological counseling and medications, not to mention the 17 million who have viewed the video. on the other hand, marriott will argue they're not liable. this is a lunatic stalker who got the private information because he tricked the hotel employees. however, this is going to be a poor argument. they're going to be stuck with liability because they had a duty continue to disclose her information, let alone giving her room number and placing him in the adjacent room. on the other hand, they are -- they're going to start to diminish the damages here. what's going to happen here is they'll say, look, no publicity is bad publicity. it's going to be the classic argument that, you know, she got more famous health care reform more opportunities, and guess what, she's added a new gig. >> yeah, and annie, you mentioned that -- >> and "dancing with the stars" -- >> you mentioned that. a lot of people saying she's gotten more famous because of this. watch. this we'll show you emotional
testimony of her dad in court. i want to bring you in and get your reaction to this. >> she's terrified. she's depressed. she cries. she's full of anxiety. she's a shell of the person she was before this happened. >> you know, what's your reaction to that? you're seeing her blotting her eyes because she's crying. her dad says that she is a shell of her former self. >> absolutely. i mean, we have to understand that, sure, you know, she may have benefitted from the situation, but what is a girl supposed to do? she has to bounce back from the situation. does she need to be out of work and homeless in order to prove damages? yes, when she gets on the stand today rve she's going to -- today, she's going to talk about establishing herself as a serious sportscaster. how she's wants to be a sportscastser since she was a child, and how this situation may define her from here on out. at the end of the day, we have to look at what the hotel did. the hotel owes a legal duty to
its guests for reasonable protection from any criminal acts of a third party. that means to maintain the information, the confidentiality of its guests' information. they didn't do that. and for them to talk about how they're not liable, and this is solely on michael barrett, that's not true. the invasion of her privacy occurred within the hotel and was preventable by the hotel. >> the hotel somehow allowed him to get the room next to her. what happened? how did it happen? do you know? >> yes, basically he went there and tricked them. they say he tricked them into giving the information. guess what, she's a public figure, they placed him in the at jaysent room. it will come -- the adjacent room. it will come down to what the jury says. i think she'll get the liability. it will come down to when they think the $75 million is reasonable. given the circumstances, i find
it hard to believe that they'll give her any anything in the ballpark of $75 million. they'll be sympathetic to her cause. at the same time, she's breathing, walking, flying across the country, and has two fabulous jobs. >> how much do you think they'll settle for? >> honestly, i think they should pay the entire amount. this is why -- we can't put a price on privacy. privacy is paramount. we're seeing that unfold publicly between apple and the fbi. weta wetant -- we can't put a price tag on privacy. it will depend on what annie said, what the jury will perceive as she testifies. understand that one of the jury members couldn't watch the videos. they had to turn their head. >> she ended up leaving the courtroom because she couldn't watch it either. thank you very much. >> unanimous verdict here. >> thank you. we reached out to marriott for a statement. they've not responded to us. as soon as they do, we'll let you know. we're just one day away from
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for many years. >> i don't want to give it away, but it will end with her with blonde hair. that's my prediction. >> he's so talented. i'm honored. a great artist. >> we're keeping it regardless, even iffy that don't like it. >> i'm sure we'll like it. >> this is surreal. i can't believe this is happening. >> if you're just joining us, today is anzly's first day. she's officially the new host. >> thank you very much. thank you very much for those who watched over the years and supported me. i'm excited. we have a good team. heather over there -- >> i see you on the schedule for the rest of the week. >> five days. >> back by popular demand. >> let's talk about the headlines. >> good morning to all of you, ainsley, as well. a serious story. a tragedy in a house of the lord. an ohio pastor with deep roots in the dayton, ohio, community gunned down in his church. his own brother accused of pulling the trigger. >> our pastor just got shot by his brother.
>> they're in the back of the church? >> yes. they -- they're still in the church. i don't know where at in church. he's in the back of the church. >> we're having church services, and he started shooting. everybody ran. >> reverend william b. schooler of st. peter's missionary baptist church shot in his office sunday as services were wrapping up. his younger brother, daniel, expected to be charged with murder this morning. we don't know what the motive is yet. look at this crazy video. a flamethrower mounted on a drone and roasting a turkey. how did they come up with that? not illegal. in the state of connecticut. the viral video is prompting lawmakers to talk about a bill that would address the legality of what they would call weaponized drones. the latest legislation makes weaponizing unmanned aircraft a felony. it carries penalties of $10,000 or ten years in prison. not sure why you'd want to do that. okay. a serious story now.
a 95-year-old nazi medic who served at auschwitz will stand trial in germany today. hubert zafke charged with more than 3,000 counts of accessory to murder. all of the charges stem from a one-month period in 1944. prosecutors say his unit put gas to chambers to kill jews, and he also helped run that concentration camp. he was a medic at auburn wit when ann frank arrived. he says he did nothing criminal. back at home, the cruise ship damaged badly in a storm again forced to return to port. royal caribbean tweeting that the "anthem of the seas" will return to new jersey to avoid another storm. it was badly damaged three weeks ago when it sailed through 30-foot waves and hurricane-force winds. some passengers suing over the vacation nightmare. those are your headlines. back to you. >> i think it's probably a good call. >> yeah. >> go home early. >> be safe. >> thank you. meanwhile, hollywood's holy
grail of awards shows, the oscars, presented to the biggest and brightest in the film industry. last night's 88th annual academy awards. >> with the glitz and glamor, controversy, ainsley. >> let's step into the fox light with fox senior vp of marketing for all the highlights. michael, you looked so handsome in your tuxedo. white sex seed oh. it was fun -- tuxedo. was it fun? was it so fun? >> it was hollywood's biggest night of the year. it was surely one for the books. the 88th academy awards did not disappoint at all. here's some of the -- a look at some of -- a little bit of what went down. i'll mentally get there. >> "spotlight." >> the big winner at the 88th academy awards was "spotlight." picking up the best picture oscar, surprising many. >> the 88th academy awards which
means this whole no-black nominees thing has happened at least 71 other times. >> reporter: it wasn't a big surprise that host chris rock hit the diversity issue out of the gate, spending the first ten minutes of his monologue on the topic, using humor and frankness to make his point. the show continued to punch the subject with skits and other funny and serious moments throughout the 3.5-plus-hour telecast. >> thank you to the academy. thank you to all of you in this room. >> reporter: the lead acting category, front-runners didn't disappear. leonardo dicaprio -- didn't disappoint. leonardo dicaprio for "the revenant" and brie larson for "the room." >> i'm in love with my life in stages. ♪ >> the phrase for you -- >> what about it? >> for your oscar. >> yeah. it feels amazing. >> thank you so much to the academy for this incredible
recognition. >> reporter: the supporting acting categories, "the dan issue girl's" alicia vikander. but it was snagged from sly stallone. >> our lives reduced to a single incident. >> reporter: "mad max" the big winner with six. and "inside out" for best animated feature. >> performing her oscar-nominated song -- >> reporter: vice president joe biden introduced an emotional performance of lady gaga singing "until it happened to you." sam smith's 007 titled song "writing on the wall" grabbed oscar gold. >> thank you very much. the most amazing experience! >> reporter: big thanks to emerald waterways for sponsoring our red carpet coverage. and congratulations to you, ainsley earhardt. look who popped up in the "los angeles times" this morning. >> whoa! >> there you go.
you're everywhere. >> thanks to you, michael. our marketing king. i appreciate all the marketing. you've been awesome. thank you. >> reporter: great to have you on the board. >> thank you. >> to put the newspaper in your luggage and bring it back. anzly needs something for all of us. >> need to frame it. i do. >> thank you. >> we'll get it framed. 20 minutes before the top of the hour on this monday. coming up, ted cruz gets grilled about his campaign's so-called dirty tricks. >> your campaign has been involved in a series of incidents that people are calling dirty tricks. >> our campaign from the beginning has been the highest level of integrity. >> what else did cruz have to say? we'll play some of it for you ahead. >> he was not happy. the happiest place on earth about to cost you and your family a lot more. the big price change coming to disney. and fisted, though, more of ainsley's favorite because it's all about ainsley. >> i'm sorry. so sorry. >> don't be sorry. we're happy. ♪
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rich home state of texas. donald trump way ahead in georgia with the second largest number of delegates among super tuesday states. in georgia and tennessee, polls show cruz and marco rubio neck and neck as they vie for second place. donald trump campaigning in alabama over the weekend picked up a key endorsement from republican senator jeff sessions. as the gop front-runner, trump is facing attacks from democrats. hillary clinton who enjoys a comfortable lead in most super tuesday states has countered some of trump's common campaign themes including his pledge to build a wall along the u.s.-mexico border. bernie sanders also going after trump despite media concerns over how well he can do on super tuesday, especially in the deep south where large numbers of african-american voters poll strongly in favor of clinton. near georgia, early voting has set a new record. more than 400,000 early ballots cast in this state alone. back to you guys. >> all right. thanks. that is just some of the things we'll be looking forward to on
tuesday. donald trump expects to have a big day. for marco rubio and ted cruz, they want to win, but they also want to get delegates along the way because it's not winner take all. >> it's proportional. unfortunately, if you don't get 20%, marco rubio in many states at 18%, 19%, if you don't cross the 20% threshold, you don't get any delegates. >> did either of you syed chris wallace yesterday? we have a clip. cruz was -- senator cruz was on with chris wallace yesterday. chris asked him about his "dirty tricks." listen to this. >> in iowa, the cruz campaign tweeted saying ben carson was suspending his campaign. that was false. the campaign put out flyers accusing people of voting violations. that was false. your then-communications director posted a link this week accusing rubio of disrespecting the bible. that was false. >> chris, every accusation you raised is incorrect. i appreciate your reading the donald trump attack file that.
>> come on, you personally -- wait a minute. wait a minute, sir. you personally apologized to ben carson on that -- you fired your communications director. >> chris, please -- >> it was not reading a file on our part. >> chris, please don't interrupt me. our campaign -- >> please don't say -- accuse me of something i didn't do. >> let me know when i'm allowed to answer. >> don't accuse me of doing something i didn't do. you apologized for one, and you fired your kmien indications director. don't say this is the file. >> he did interview donald trump, he did interview marco rubio. seems like ted cruz has backup a little bit. >> it didn't work out very well. we should point out, we did make a couple of edits so we could bring all of it to you in a condensed form. >> right. >> clearly senator cruz did not like the rundown of his tricks. you got to face that. in politics, all is fair. if you're going to do certain things, you have to answer for them. >> besides, chris' point was accurate. >> absolutely. >> it's true that cruz
apologized to dr. ben carson. >> right. that's one of the stumbles. it looks like senator cruz is en route to taking texas. meanwhile, 12 minutes before the top of the hour, here's what's next -- >> what does donald trump think of all of that? his sons, eric and donald jr., are going to join ainsley in an exclusive interview next hour. >> that's right. plus, these horses have served the army, air force, and the marine corps. now they need your help. we are live. we're going to take you thrive their stables because they said we could. first, more of ainsley's favorite music. what's next, d.j. frankie j.? >> that's right, everyone loves to sing to this song, a journey classic, "don't stop believe willing." >> all right. >> good one. >> party times on "fox & friends." ♪ on and on and on >> this is one of your fives? >> i love this song. ♪ avo: when laquinta.com sends craig wilson a ready for you alert the second his room is ready, ya know what he becomes?
our hero horses. the case on horses of the old guard served in all army, air force and marine corps full honor funerals performed at arlington national cemetery in arlington, virginia. their mission is to make sure the fallen are laid to rest in a dignified and respectful manner. and now two of those horses are up for adoption. joining us now to tell us more about the caisson platoon is second squad leader staff sergeant steven taylor who joins us from fort myer with some of the caisson horses behind him. staff sergeant, good morning to you. >> good morning. how you guys doing?
>> doing great. thank you very much. having lived in washington and covered the army and the air force and the pentagon down there, i know a little bit about the old guard, and i've been to a number of the funerals at arlington. tell us about when this tradition got started sir? >> about 6 april 1948, and then we've been conducting our mission ever since then. >> and the mission is what? >> basically we'll conduct full honors funerals in arlington national cemetery as we escort our fallen service members to their final resting place in arlington. >> yeah, and how often are funerals performed there at arlington? >> basically each team will conduct four full honors missions every day. between both teams we conduct eight full honors funerals a day. on average about 40 a week, 1700 a year, sir. >> tell us about that horse you got right with you. >> this is clinger right here. he's one of our bigger guys. very lovable horse. a lot of personality. so as you can see, he's getting
ready to conduct his services for the day. so he'll have a full day ahead of him. >> staff sergeant, where do the horses come from? >> we have a herd manager and he seeks and finds the best horses that best fit this job and conduct our daily mission and perform the best to their abilities. >> right. so they come from all across the country. and then they come to the washington, d.c. area. they need special training, don't they? >> oh, yes, sir. we take care of that. everything's done in-house. so we'll train these guys, teach them everything they need to know and they teach us the same thing, as well. so, it's basically a learning experience together. it's definitely a fun time. >> sure. and then they have a number of years of service, there with the old guard funeral duty. >> yes, sir. >> i understand two of them are up for adoption. >> yes, sir, they currently are. we have two horses that are currently up for adoption right now. so there's work in the process right now, and then definitely a great opportunity, if you meet
the requirements, it would be pretty awesome experience to acquire two of the caisson platoon horses. >> no kidding. it would be a part of history. for the folks who are interested in this, adopting these horses, stay tuned, an hour from right now we'll have more information about the horses, and how you can adopt them. all right. staff sergeant steven taylor. we thank you very much for joining us live today from fort my myer. thank you, sir. >> yes, sir. thank you. >> you bet, thank you. all right so more in an hour. meanwhile coming up, could isis have their hands on a dirty bomb? we've got shocking new details on this monday morning. plus marco rubio on the attack ahead of super tuesday. but will his incults phase donald trump? the trump sons eric and donald jr. are here live. good morning to you. there's eric. first more of ainsley's favorite music. what's next crowd control? >> that's right. this one right here. ainsley likes to sing to her daughter. this is taylor swift, shake it off. ♪ it's gonna be all right
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good monday morning to it. it is february 29th i'm ainsley earhardt. super tuesday looking more like super trump day unless marco rubio has anything to do with. >> recognize that
donald trump as the nominee means hillary probably wins, and we lose this country. >> he doesn't sweat, he doesn't sweat because his pores are clogged from the spray tan that he uses. donald is not going to make america great. he's going to make america orange. >> donald trump's sons are here to respond to that. what they think about their dad looking orange. >> i think i know. meanwhile, chris rock skewers hollywood in last night's
oscarcast. >> it's the 88th academy awards. the 88th academy awards. which means this whole no black nominees thing has happened at least 71 other times. >> so how is that going over this morning? we will have early monday morning reaction. >> i thought it was great. plus, these aren't your normal thoroughbreds. this is an honorable military trainee team and they need your help. so will you be the one to bring them home? >> adopt me. >> yes, please. i know we love to because mornings are better with friends. ♪ let's all celebrate and have a good time ♪ ♪ celebration ♪ we gonna celebrate >> yes we're having a celebration today. thanks deejay frankie j.
stopping by, making a party because -- ♪ it's up to you what's your pleasure ♪ ♪ everyone around the world ♪ >> ainsley on tv. >> this is my very first concert. my dad and mom -- >> they brought you to a concert? >> i was like 5 or 6 years old. it was at clemson university. i remember it being very loud. i grew up with this music. >> absolutely. >> i'm not saying there's a difference in our age but that was my junior prom song. >> all right maybe i was like 9. >> we've got the special music this morning and please e-mail us. let us know what a perfect song would be because today is ainsley's first day as the new host of "fox & friends." >> this is so crazy. it's crazy. it's surreal. heather's laughing over there because we have just -- we've worked together for so long, all of us. i started on the weekend overnights. did that for seven years, and now i'm sitting on the curvy couch with the two of you. >> now look at this. >> this is the real grabbing our triceps which i think was always
a goal. what about this? how about a painting of you. we're talking about steve henley sketching you. >> he's so talented. if you walk around the fox building you'll see his paintings everywhere. he's so patriotic. we love him around here. so now he's painting a picture of me. this is so unbelievable. thank you all for all the support. for the promos that fox has really rolled out for me. roger ailes for giving me this job. i am beyond, i mean if i can do this, i'm from south carolina, anyone can do this. >> i'll tell you what, i've been looking at the e-mail machine and twitter and they love you. >> thanks. appreciate all of your support. couldn't have gotten here without you. >> send us a tweet or a facebook message or e-mail us. what would be a good song for ainsley's first day? and we'll have the deejay and company -- >> we already have celebration down. >> we do. >> let's pick something else. >> what's next? >> the headlines are next. >> yeah, good morning. good morning to all of you. such a fun day here at the fox news channel for sure. got a couple of headlines i want to bring you some serious stories. fox news alert. an army staff sergeant accused
of killing a virginia police officer will make his first court appearance later today. police say ronald hamilton opened fire on three officers as they responded to his woodbridge, virginia, home on state. ashley guindon was killed, and two other officers were wounded. guindon was just one hour and a half into her very first shift as a police officer. and now she's being remembered for her love of service. >> she was not only driven and passionate, but exceedingly intelligent. she struck us that way as we interviewed her prior to hiring her and re-hiring her. and it's always the type of officer we're seeking is that type of passion and intelligence. >> guindon served as a marine corps reservist. a vigil was held in her honor last night. new concerns that isis may be trying to create a dirty bomb. belgian officials found secret recordings of a nuclear researcher inside the home of a terror suspect connected to the paris massacre last year. officials believe the terrorists
may have wanted to kidnap him or his family to get access to radioactive materials. u.s. head of national intelligence has confirmed that isis is already using chemical weapons on the battlefield. and after nearly a year in space, scott kelly is coming back to earth. the astronaut holds the record as the american who has spent the longest time in space. he says that being away from his family has been the hardest part about it. >> there have been times that have been challenging. my last flight was, you know, even more challenging when my sister-in-law, congresswoman gabrielle giffords, was shot while i was up here and still had two months to go. so yeah it can be tough at times. but we will work together at it, and you know, i've supported them as best as i could and they've supported me. >> wow. well kelly has been hosting unbelievable pictures of the earth for the past year. he'll come blazing back at 17,000 miles per hour. he lands tomorrow in kazakhstan.
and hollywood's biggest night filled with wins and upsets and plenty of drama. oscars host chris rock didn't waste any time calling out the biggest elephant in the room, ripping into what he calls racist hollywood during his opening monologue. take a listen. >> man, i counted at least 15 black people on that montage. i'm here at the academy awards. otherwise known as the white people's choice awards. hollywood is sorority racist. it's like, we like you, rhonda, but you're not a kappa. >> well the one moment everyone is talking about, leonardo dicaprio's long over due win for best actor. it was the most treated moment in oscar history. take a listen. >> and the oscar goes to -- leonardo dicaprio. >> making the rv rv was about man's relationship to the natural world and climate change is real. it is happening right now. let us not take this planet for granted.
i do not take tonight for granted. >> there you go. the investigative journalism film "spotlight" took the biggest award. the boston globe movie uncovering scandal in the catholic church. another brie larson took best actress. alicia vikander won best supporting actress breaking in tears at the podium. and best support being actor snub, mark rylance took the oscar over sylvester stallone who was expected to win. the only movies you've ever seen, all the rocky movies, brian. >> rocky 3 as best leading actor but they did not give this to him. how great would it have been first time since 1976 he gets back up there and gets an oscar. no, they give it to some other guy. >> they give it to the guy -- i thought two movies, one was "martian" and one was "bridge of spies" which is what mark rylance won for.
he was fantastic. >> i didn't see it but he -- >> i didn't see it? >> he couldn't have done rocky. you put that guy in rocky's role he couldn't have pulled it off. >> he hasn't changed a bit, has he? >> stallone? >> yeah. >> yes, he has. >> i thought he looked just the shame. >> he's taking hgh. he tells everybody. so make it works. >> or maybe not. >> i'm going to start that. >> and i'm going to shave my body. >> on live tv? >> meanwhile let's talk a little bit about politics here in the united states. we're picking a new president in 2340e6. have you heard about this? tomorrow there's going to be a big passel of states across the country are going to have primaries, also known as super tuesday. currently donald trump is leading in a majority of the states. and so to stop him, the other candidates for the most part are pulling out all the stops. and one of the most striking new personalities out on the trail is marco rubio, who is pretty much thrown the kitchen sink of insults at donald trump. >> we haven't seen this side to him at all. watch this.
we have a montage of some of the things we saw over the weekend. >> he's always calling me little marco. and i'll admit he's taller than me, he's like 6'2" which is why i don't understand his hands are the size of someone who is 5'2". have you seen his hands? they're like this. and you know what they say about men with small hands. >> little marco rubio, a total, total featherweight. he's not a lightweight. and i think he's going to faint. now, we don't need a fainter to negotiate with china. he's not cool. he sweats too much, and i don't want him negotiating for us. >> he doesn't sweat because his pores are clogged from the spray tan that he uses. donald is not going to make america great. he's going to make america orange. >> listen, it's going to be close in some states. some of these polls are very old. but donald trump is out in front in just about all of them. the places that are up for grabs
are texas, arkansas, and minnesota. minnesota is a caucus. but he has a lot of support there. >> listen, donald trump has a lot of support in his family, his sons eric and donald trump jr. are going to be sitting down to talk to ainsley here in about 10 or 11 minutes. >> looking forward to meeting them. >> we'll have barron later in the show. >> there you go. meanwhile today is your first day. officially hosting. you've been doing this show for many, many years. >> true. >> but if you're unfamiliar with who she is -- >> how could you be? >> well let's bring you up to speed. this is ainsley earhardt. ♪ >> when i found out i got the job i was so excited. i feel like i have worked so hard to get to this level. now i'm here. now i'm ready to go. it all comes full circle. i called my father and i said, dad, how many jobs did you work to put me and my brother and sister through school and he said at one time, ainsley, i was working three jobs. so dad, this is for you. i think i was a troublemaker.
i was very precocious. i was the second child. my sister was the typical first child, did everything right. i was the second little girl and i was just always a mess. climbing trees, just out in the yard, and i was very involved in theater growing up. so it's nice now to perform on a national stage in front of everyone. probably just to be polite, be as kind as you can to other people, realize everyone is god's child. i have learned to count my blessings along the way. and i feel like i am grateful to everyone who's helped me get here. my faith is very important to me. so when i get to connect with the audience and i get to connect with other families who might have lost a child, or who experienced 9/11, i feel like i have this little portion of my life that i can contribute with other people, share my faith. be there to hold their hand and be there to help them through some tough times. the best part about being a journalist is we can be curious and we can find out exactly
what's happening on the streets in our towns or across our country. and i'm in the know and i get the honor and the privilege of reporting it back to you. you know, becoming a mother has changed my life. in so many wonderful ways. i'm able to now report the news with more compassion. and what's really cool about getting this position is now i can tell her, you can do anything you want to do, little girl. you can make it. i am so honored to be in your living room, in your bedroom, on your tv screen every single morning, and i promise you i'm going to work hard to bring you the best. >> how great is that? >> that was a great piece. >> just to show you what a professional she is and a new mom as well, right here, i don't know if you've been able to see it is her work phone and right under that is her brag book. >> because i thought when i walked in people were going to say i want to see pictures of the baby. not one person has asked for pictures. our executive producer lauren, look through the book. will someone please look through my brag book? >> here you go. >> can you please?
you're going to love it. you're going to love her child. >> just the first. >> there you go. >> ainsley, it's great to have you. >> thank you. >> as part of the team. >> i'm so glad to be here. >> let's tell you what ainsley has coming up next for you. for every dollar the u.s. earns we had $2 to our debt. how can we fix that? the answer is coming your way. >> plus this kid has used up at least eight of his flynn lives. how did it survive the long trip stuck in a car's bumper? ow. >> that's right. >> but first we're celebrating ainsley's first day with some of her favorite music. what have you got deejay frankie j.? >> it's time to cruise right here, on the georgia line. >> there you go. >> i love it. what can i say? ♪ you're late for wo.
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we've also added $2.30 to our debt. and the forecast for the next couple of years doesn't look any better. let's break down the numbers with peter morici, economist and professor at the university of maryland. good morning to you. >> good morning. >> okay. i wasn't a math major. but that kind of math is going in the wrong direction. >> absolutely. you know the debt's going to start increasing as a share of gdp again. the big problem, america is not growing fast enough. so the government has to borrow to do the things we need. >> well, why isn't the economy growing? >> well, globalization has been kicking heck out of the u.s. economy. we haven't managed it well. we have this huge trade deficit. first we had it with japan. now we have it with china. n workers of demand for the products they make. and those manufacturers they could put out of business, they were big r&d factories. that's why productivity growth is down. >> professor we've got a graphic we're going to put up. since the 1960s on average, growth in the united states has been a little north of 3%.
3.1%. but since the obama administration, it's been at 1.8%. now, is that because of policies of barack obama? or is it just the way the world has changed? >> it's policies of barack obama, and frankly, before him, george w. bush. yes, because they haven't done much about china manipulating the currency and sending lots of exports here. and also, with obama, you know, these regulatory policies that he's imposed, you know, volumes and volumes of regulations, a good example, small banks can't make loans to small businesses. we're actually losing small businesses faster than we're getting new ones started. and you know, they're really dynamos of innovation in ways that are very difficult to measure and see at times. >> you know what professor? as we look at the political landscape right now, there are two candidates who've been talking a lot about trade deficit and how things are rigged. and of course that is bernie sanders and donald trump, right? >> absolutely. this is one of the big appeals
to donald trump. initially started with, you know, frankly white voters that were disenfranchised and angry at the changes in society. but it's broadened out. because a lot of different folks are hurt by this trade deficit. >> right. >> and you know, on sanders' side i'm surprised he didn't do better in south carolina with black voters simply because it's hurting them terribly, an awful lot. they haven't recovered from the financial crisis nearly as well as white americans. and the big trade deficit is depriving them of those manufacturing jobs that help them climb the ladder up, better educate their children and so forth. >> let's see how bernie does tomorrow. it looks like donald trump will do very well. >> yes. >> dr. peter morici joining us today from the university of maryland. sir, thank you very much. >> take care. >> interesting stuff. all right 7:30 -- rather 7:20 here in new york city. chris rock didn't waste any time. he brought up the oscar controversy immediately. >> i'm here at the academy awards.
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there are about 5 million leap day babies in the world. next, zero dollars. that's how much a pizza is going to cost you at pizza hut if today is your birthday. all you have to do is show a government i.d. finally, $2.29. that's how much a second dozen doughnuts at krispy kreme is going to cost you today. now, over to you, brian. happy leap day. >> i'm just watching all your pictures on the deejay screen. we've got to show some of them later. it's the biggest night in hollywood. but before any golden statues were handed out last night oscars host chris rock as expected wasted no time highlighting this year's controversy. >> i'm here at the academy awards, otherwise known as the white people's choice awards. you realize if they nominated hosts, i wouldn't even get this job. this year's oscars things are going to be a little different. this year things are going to be a little different at the
oscars. this year in the in mem or yum package it's just going to be black people that were shot by the cops on their way to the movies. >> all right. here to react to that and so much more is fox news contributor and executive director of blackfear.net and author of race pimping kevin jackson. everyone was waiting for the open and we saw some of the features throughout the three hour long show. what did you think? >> well, brian, first thanks for having me on the longest black history month we've had in a few years, right? >> yep, got the leap year. >> right. it was tragic. it was fun, though, watching a group of white, racist liberals get put back on them the things that conservatives face every single day. outside of that, though, we've got a real quandary. because at the end of the day you can't say that hollywood is racist. blacks have been getting awards in proportionate numbers for the last couple of decades. as the actual stats show. and so, at the same time that
i'm enjoying watching these very sanctimonious liberals suffer, i also know that it's not good for the country that we go through this. and chris rock, i got to tell you, it was probably the worst performance i've seen in the oscars, i haven't watched it in years but it was definitely one of the ones that i wish i had had a chance to miss. >> really? so you were not impressed with his open? you weren't impressed with that interstitial there with when i went over to compton to talk to people there about what they what movies they saw? >> yeah, you know, look, there are movies that -- many movies for years a lot of people don't watch. he could have gone to areas of missouri, and people would have said the same thing. it has nothing to do with that. these are people who are professionals in their industry that are watching these things. but i think it was more just the this idea of how he was treating hollywood as being so racist, because black people hadn't been nominated. and what was interesting about the oscars this year is they talked about who had won, how many awards they'd won or
hadn't -- had been snubbed like leonardo dicaprio had been nominated this many times. but i think what really got people going was when he did a lot of the things like whoop ki goldberg in the background with the white actress couldn't get her lines out while the black lady was trying to get into the scene. it was so over the top that hollywood was racist. even some of the comments he made about the, you know, the sorority girls and things like that. i think america's really quite sick of it. it was fun to watch the audience's reaction where they had a tepid response to clap. >> kevin, here's the thing, if hollywood didn't come off so condescending to the rest of the world, they know more about the environment, they know more about the planet, they know more about society and the rest of the world just can't catch up to them and then to see them being accused of this and the stats don't lie for the last two years, not one nominee, and you know, i am not a thespian nor do i teach acting classes down the street so i'm not going to be the judge whether they're right
or wrong but they are the ones who are always condescending and condemning of the rest of us and they are perhaps the worst offender. kelp, thanks so much for your insight. appreciate it. >> my pleasure. >> all right. meanwhile, coming up straight ahead, you all know this famous movie scene. >> you do not talk about fight club. >> that didn't get nominated either yesterday. but is there an actual fight club in this school? the shocking details straight ahead. then marco rubio and ted cruz stepped up their attacks on donald trump before super tuesday. >> there is no doubt that if donald steamrolls through super tuesday, wins everywhere with big margins, that he may well be unstoppable. i don't think that will happen. >> i believe a first rate con artist is on the verge of taking over the party. >> wow. eric and donald trump jr. are here to respond to those charges. and the personal attacks, next. shoulder to shoulder through our studio and ainsley's first day. say hello to ainsley.
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is ainsley earhardt's first day officially as the new host of "fox & friends." >> feels really good. >> if you would like to send her a shout-out just like the king of cable, bill o'reilly, you could tweet us, you could facebook it or you could e-mail us. >> thank you. >> of course we're playing your favorite music for deejay frankie j. and we're also painting you. >> you're painting me? >> your portrait from a wall out there and so is steve's. mine's going to be out there, too. i'm not used to all this attention. it feels very awkward. but i really appreciate it and i'm so grateful for all of your support. >> heather nauert is used to that attention. >> right, of course, of course. good morning, everybody. good morning, ainsley. good morning, guys. hope you're off to a great day. >> there's a school district in california that is now under investigation after a group of students filmed themselves in an alleged fight club ring. several videos posted on social media show the boys duking it out in a locker room and some parents are understandably outraged.
but one student believes it's all just a big misunderstanding. listen. >> someone's trying to like, oh, i'm going to beat this kid up. it was more like hey, me and you. i think i could take you. all right, let's go for it. >> oh, well the students involved could face suspension. a cat lucky to be alimp this morning after surviving an eight mile trip stuck in the bumper of this car. the driver didn't realize her neighbor's cat climbed into her front bumper until passersby flagged her down. they had to use a crowbar to free that cat. it had been hanging out the front end riding just inches from the asphalt. remarkably that cat was not hurt. a historic win for jimmie johnson in atlanta. at the quick trip 500. >> looking for the flag. four cars involved in the back, johnson takes the white flag. >> johnson capturinged the checkered flag with his 76th career sprint cup victory, moves him into a tie for seventh on nascar's all-time wins list with dale earnhardt.
johnson seized control of the race when the crew chief short pitted him with less than 50 laps remaining. vaulting him into that lead. and those are your headlines. headed over to ainsley. >> all right, thank you, heather. with less than 24 hours until super tuesday, donald trump pulls a dominant lead as marco rubio takes a page from his book and goes on the attack. >> he's always calling me little marco. and i'll admit he's taller than me. he's like 6'2". which is why i don't understand why his hands are the size of someone who is 5'2". have you seen his hands? they're like this. and you know what they say about men with small hands. he doesn't sweat. he doesn't sweat because his pores are clogged from the spray tan that he uses. donald is not going to make america great. he's going to make america orange. >> will these attacks work? here to react donald trump's sons eric and donald trump jr. guys, for coming in. >> great to be here. congratulations. >> congrats.
>> you're here on my first day. >> we'll see. she'll either be very vicious or very nice. we don't know. >> i'll start with being very nice. >> perfect. >> what's your reaction to that? because this is just changing directions. all these insults. talking about your dad being orange, spray tanning, plastic surgery? >> both of these candidates, both kind of opponents at this point, they're drowning, they're not doing very well, so they're kind of bringing down with them. and you know sad to see. we love our father. he's an amazing guy. he would do such an unbelievable job for this country. he's an amazing business man. he's an amazing negotiator. he's self-funding himself. all these guys you know, including rubio, is being funded by super pacs, and just very, very sad to see that kind of dialogue. >> it's almost like watching a reality show. what's your reaction to this? >> i think it's gotten ridiculous. it's a desperate move. it's one thing if you have an aggressive personality and you've been known to have that for your entire life. it's another thing, oh, we pretend to do this and my puppet masters will tell me what to say. i don't think it comes across as
genuine. it's a desperate move. >> a lot of people are saying that, it looks really desperate. >> you can't be mr. nice guy, mr. nice guy and all of a sudden i'm mr. attack guy because someone calls me weak and says you're not a tough guy. it doesn't play well in my opinion. i am my fear's son so i'm going to support him. it is sad to see this is where politics have gone. where you don't have a real record to talk about. rick santorum, i'm for rubio. he's great. what are his accomplishments? oh, i don't know. he hasn't done anything. this is a guy who's running for president. he's a half-term senator. we talk about barack obama that way. he had no experience and never did anything. cruz and rubio the same thing. it's sort of amazing. and i'm a conference saying this. >> your dad for the fact that he's not the establishment politician, they like the fact that he doesn't have any political experience. >> right. >> now when i drive around new york city i see your dad's name on so many different buildings. he's been very successful. he says he's not going to release his tax returns, at least not right now. now you've got some of these politicians like ted cruz who is saying maybe he's not releasing them because he's connected to the mob. what's your reaction? >> it's ridiculous. i mean, first of all, anybody
who knows anything about business realizes tax returns shows you nothing about somebody's net worth and what they've accomplished. i think that is the greatest testament to our father. you drive around new york and see some of the buiiggest buildings in new york. not just here but in nevada, chicago, all over california. what he's done over the course of his life is absolutely exceptional and he'll do that for the country. and listen, he's self-funding his campaign. i mentioned that above. he doesn't need to be running for commander in chief. this is his way of giving back to the country. this country has given him everything, don and i and ivanka and a great family. it's given him an amazing business. he's sick of seeing what's happening to our nation. >> your dad's doing really well. if you look at the map he is really on schedule to win a lot of these states tomorrow. he's probably if the polls are correct, going to go up against hillary clinton. look at the map here. i mean your dad's taking all of these red states right now. if he goes up against hillary this is what she was saying in south carolina over the weekend. i want to get your reaction. >> despite what you hear, we don't need to make america great
again, america has never stopped being great. we do need to make america whole again. instead of building walls, we need to be tearing down barriers. >> she says america is already great. >> well, listen, america is a great country. but it's going down the wrong path. we want to fix it. we want to make it better than ever before. i think the people that my father's reaching out to, they're real, hard-working american people. he's finally giving them a voice again. that's why this is a movement. this isn't a political thing. this is a movement. i mean people are supporting him because they haven't had a voice in such a long time. meaning hard-working americans. the people that built this country. he's giving them that voice. and that's what's so incredible about it. >> you're seeing that at the turnout in polls. in south carolina, they had an awful turnout hardly anybody showed out to the polls. if you look at all the republican states thus far, they've doubled, they've tripled their numbers. the excitement behind the gop right now is incredible. and that's largely due to him and his personality and what he's saying.
>> he's bringing new people into the race. that's the biggest thing. people who haven't voted in 30 years. people who have been totally disenfranchised. the people who historically voted democrats, big union guys. you think they're voting for hillary clinton or donald trump who actually built something. it's going to be historic turnout for the gop. >> now there are a lot of celebrities that don't agree with your dad, that don't think he's going to make america great. listen to this. >> i don't think that's america. i don't want it to be america. maybe it's time for me to move. >> if donald trump is the nominee, i'm open to support anyone while i'm also reserving my -- my ticket to get out of here if he wins. >> if any republican gets nominated i'm going to move to canada with my entire family. >> would you guys miss them if they leave? >> not at all. i'll buy them their airfare. i'll buy their airfare, it's already -- i'm more than happy to ship it. yes, please, throws endorsements
for trump. that's the thing. you know, when you have the establishment people in the debates and they stack the debates with 1,000 people that are all establishment and they're booing. those aren't votes for us because the people in the audience watching at home, he's saying what i'm thinking. i love that. that's as good an endorsement as i could possibly get. we got a couple big ones coming out. we got a couple big ones yesterday. we had the guys from benghazi which was perfect given what bill and hillary clinton said to the marine when questioned about benghazi. those guys came up because they know trump's not leaving them in that situation. that will never happen under our watch. >> and senator sessions who was amazing yesterday. >> biggest guy on immigration probably in the country coming out for us. so we're really creating movement. and even those guys who really know these things are coming out for us. it's great. >> donald, eric, thank you so much for being with us this morning. >> thank you. >> well erin andrews set to take the stand today in her $75 million stalker lawsuit. what will she say today? we are live with those details coming up next. plus, these horses, they have served our country. they've served the army, the air
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all right 14 minutes before the top of the hour. that woman right there erin andrews is expected to take the stand later today in her civil trial against a nashville marriott hotel, just days after the sportscaster left the courthouse in tears following testimony in her stalking case. >> yep, abby huntsman is here with the latest. >> you guys, the horrible story. a nightmare no one would want to relive. she'll be taking the stand just hours from now. erin andrews is expected to share her emotional and painful story on what it feels like to have your privacy violated. andrews is suing the owners of the national marriott hotel at vanderbilt university for $75 million. back in 2008 michael david barrett called the nashville marriott hotel, asked if andrews was staying there. barrett then booked a room next to hers, rigged the peep hole, secretly videotaped her in the nude and posted the video
online. an attorney says the hotel is mostly to blame for this and she joined us earlier on "fox & friends." here's what she had to say. >> at the end of the day we have to look at what the hotel did. the hotel owes a legal duty to its guests for reasonable protection from any criminal acts of a third party. and that means to maintain the information, the confidentiality, of its guest information and they didn't do that. >> barrett served 2 1/2 years in prison for his crime against andrews. but her father says that does not end the nightmare that she has been living with. and experts say more than 17 million people have watched the illegal nude videos of andrews on websites around the world. and her dad says she has not been the same ever since. guys, it's a horrible story. and obviously it's impacted erin andrews and her entire family. so it's going to be a rough day for her. >> indeed. abby, thank you. meanwhile, two military horses that honored our heroes are looking for a new home on this monday morning. find out how you could actually
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platoon horses who have served in arlington national cemetery. they're being retired due to medical reasons. kennedy we have here to my right is a 15-year-old standard bred. he's got a lot of energy. he's a great horse. completely able to be ridden. more of the experienced riders. then we have quincy, to my left, who is very personable. and like i said, also served at arlington national cemetery. very honorable service and we're looking for the best possible home for these horses. >> and what are you looking for in a home? somebody obviously with horse experience able to house them. do you need any financial wherewithal to prove that you can afford it? >> yes, sir. we have a very thorough vetting process for the adoption package. it is currently a seven-page application that the adopters would fill out and then submit to the caisson platoon. each horse is adopted out individually. we're looking for a different -- we're looking for a different characteristics in each adopter. so for kennedy, the adopter would have plenty of riding
experience. he is a little bit temperamental so someone with riding experience, and/or horse training experience would be ideal. quincy on the other hand has disease which basically he's lame in his front teeth so anybody who has worked with the disease or works closely with aer iffier with experience would really be the ideal adopter for quincy. >> lieutenant, have they changed out of their work? is that why they're being adopted? >> no. so these horses are not -- haven't fulfilled their age requirement for caisson platoon. like i said, quincy is only 11 years old. he has a long life ahead of him. kennedy on the other hand is 15. so both pretty young horses who are still able to be trained. so, able to be ridden and worked with. >> and of course, he got the majesty of knowing what they've done and what they've already done for the country so you're going to have a special horse on your hands along with a great cause. thanks so much. >> that's right. >> thank you. where do we find out information
about adopting these? will it be on our website? we're being told it's on our website. go check that out if you're interested in adopting one of those horses. >> i already asked her, she just got a new puppy. >> probably room for another puppy. >> let me tell you what's coming up straight ahead in the final hour of ainsley's first day. chris rock roasts hollywood at the academy awards. >> things are going to be a little different at the oscars. this year, in the in memoriam package it's going to be black people that were shot by the cops on their way to the movies. >> that was a little too far for me. what about for you? we report and you're going to he is decide. >> and msnbc, see ya. why melissa harris-perry got the boot. >> but first more of ainsley's favorite music. hit it, crowd control. >> more country music for the country girl herself. friends in low places, garth brooks.
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orange. >> the trump sons donald junior and eric responding right here on "fox & friends." >> well, remember the dress that sparked the color debate? remember this? >> yes, gold and white. >> now there's -- now there's a jacket like that. >> light blue and white. >> we'll explain. >> thank you. voice off camera. lack of discipline, steve. we're going to have our hands full. mornings are better with friends. ♪ ♪ >> it is a beautiful day. >> just like a kid we have a deejay in the studio. >> it's like a morning. >> we're having a party. >> ladies and gentlemen our brand-new host on "fox & friends," ainsley earhardt. >> hello, good morning. thank you. >> it would be great to kick off the summer concert series in
your first year, it would be great to open up with u2. we would like you to be here the first weekend of memorial day. >> what a great idea, yes. >> do you think we could get them here? i'll put you on that. i'm going to put you on that. >> i'll tell you one thing we know for sure. >> what's that? >> you are being memorialized in the green room. there's steve penly the famous artist from down in georgia who has done all the iconic portraits in our hall. he's -- can you pan down to show where he's getting that picture from? because it's a laptop with the image, it's one of your -- >> a screen saver -- >> oh, i'm his screen saver. i feel very honored. >> there's no numbers underneath there. he has no idea what the colors are knoll he comes up with it himself. >> what an incredible artist. isn't that amazing. >> penly, where are you getting the image that you're using for ainsley right now?
>> well, i think it's one of you guys' -- >> well show it to us. >> pick it up, come on. >> it's off my -- >> that's incredible. you are so talented. >> thank you. >> it is amazing that an individual can do that. >> no other marketable skills. >> didn't da vinci and others work in a smock. why work in a blazer? >> well, i just -- because i'm so fashionable. and i wanted to show that. i just got a -- >> you're an artist. i like the tartan. >> that's right. and just like da vinci, penly is working on a helicopter. but that's another idea. >> got a lot going on. >> by the end of the program today we will have the brand-new portrait. >> i feel very honored. thank you. mean time three minutes after the top of the hour on this monday morning. let's talk hollywood, heather. >> yes, good morning. of course last night's biggest night in hollywood. filled with big wins and plenty of upsets, and of course, drama, as well. the oscars' host chris rock
didn't waste any time calling out the biggest elephant in the room, ripping into what he calls racist hollywood. during his opening monologue. here's a bit. >> man, i counted at least 15 black people on that montage. i'm here at the academy awards. otherwise known as the white people's choice awards. hollywood is sorory racist. it's like, we like you, rhonda. but you're not a kappa. >> but perhaps a moment everyone is talking about the most, leonardo dicaprio's long overdue win for best actor. it was the most tweeted moment in oscar's history. >> and the oscar goes to -- leonardo dicaprio. >> making "the revenant" was about man's relationship to the natural world. climate change is real. it is happening right now. let us not take this planet for granted. i do not take tonight for granted.
>> okay. the film "the spotlight" taking the biggest award of the night best picture the boston globe movie uncovering scandal in the catholic church. it won over the favorite "the revenant." another big winner brie larson took home best actress for her performance in "the room" and danish girl's alicia vikander won best supporting actress breaking into tears at the podium. you can't forget this supporting actor snub, mark rylance took the oscar over sylvester stallone who was expected to win. brian devastated this morning. >> the trial of the u.s. air force veteran accused of trying to join isis is expected to begin in new york city today. tyrod pew was stopped in an airport in turkey last year allegedly carrying 180 jihadist propaganda videos. prosecutors say they also found a letter on the new jersey man's computer telling his wife that he wanted to join isis. he has pleaded not guilty to the terrorism charges against him. and remember the cruise ship that was badly damaged in a storm earlier this month? well it was now forced to turn
back to part once again. royal caribbean says it wants to avoid hitting another storm, and there are also reports of a norovirus outbreak on board. oh, boy. the ship was badly damaged three weeks a when it sailed through 30-foot waves and hurricane force winds. some passengers suing over that vacation nightmare. and happy leap day. do you know why we get that extra day? the astro physicist neil degrass tyson explains. >> we on earth as we orbit the sun, we know how to calculate a year, how long it takes to come back to where you were. that's a year. but it turns out if you cut the number of days we live into the year, it doesn't divide evenly. so there's not an even number of days in the time it takes us to go around the sun. it takes like 365 and a quarter days to go around the sun. so we just ignore that quarter day. >> you got that? well those extra quarters actually add up meaning that
every 100 years we take a leap day out of the calendar in order to compensate. and those are your headlines. >> dumbed it down for us. i like that. i understand now. >> i'm still not sure i understand. but okay. >> until it gets too big to ignore. >> it's remarkable somebody figured that out. >> let's talk about super tuesday. i wonder if that was happening, hundreds of years ago, i'm not too sure because i'm not sure america was there. donald trump is favored to win. some of these polls are quite old but favored to win. therefore a lot of his super pacs out there, they're against trump. a lot of his opponents that remain that are against trump are throwing out all the stops the kitchen sink to stop him in his tracks. >> indeed. in fact, we're going to put -- if you were you know if you were actually living your life yesterday and the day before, and you missed all the attacks, we put together a little montage. a little bouquet of insults. they start with -- you're going to hear marco rubio, he really -- >> a little freud salad.
>> he's really led it. we start with ted cruz who says that trump's in bed with the mob. >> there have been multiple media reports about donald's business dealings with the mob. with the mafia. >> he's always calling me little marco. and i'll admit he's talling than me like 6'2". which is why i don't understand his hands are the size of someone who is 5'2". have you seen his hands? they're like this. and you know what they say about men with small hands. he doesn't sweat. he doesn't sweat because his pores are clogged from the spray tan that he uses. donald is not going to make america great. he's going to make america orange. >> men with small hands. you know what that means? >> small gloves? >> exactly. right. by the way, among the republicans that are not going to support donald trump, senator ben sasse said i'm not going to do it. >> trump has gotten big endorsements. chris christie over the weekend. jan brewer over the weekend.
and now the benghazi heroes. three guys who that movie is based on, they have come out squarely in donald trump's camp. >> we had a chance to sit down with eric and donald trump jr. the sons of donald trump the candidate. here's what they had to say about these insults. >> i think it's a desperate move. it's one thing if you have an aggressive personality and you've been known to have that for your entire life like my father. oh, we pretend to do this and my puppet masters will tell me what to say so i can win some points. i don't think it comes across as genuine. >> both these candidates, both opponents they're drowning, they're not doing very well, so they're kind of bringing down with them. and sad to see. we love our father. he's an amazing guy. he would do such an unbelievable job for this country. >> a lot of people say that it is funny. i know a lot of people say they want to hear more about policy but i talked to some people who say it's really funny they're talking about spray tans and water and full length mirrors. but don't you remember back in 2012, when john mccain was running they were going after his wife, and saying that
illegitimate children. >> in south carolina. >> addicted to prescription drugs. it does get a lot nastier. what we're seeing right now, i think a lot of this is just funny. you don't expect to see that in the presidential race. >> it's kind of beneath what the actual office needs, i think it's kind of embarrassing. i thought he started with the last debate and hopefully will be eliminated. >> getting good ratings. a lot of people are watching this -- >> they are. >> ainsley you didn't just start today. you just started with us today. where you've been before, i think, is very significant. >> well, i understand you've put together something that tells the story. >> we have. >> i haven't seen this yet. >> ainsley from "a" to "z." >> ainsley has had a long history here at fox news channel. she has paid her dues. as you're about to see. >> i'm ainsley earhardt on "fox & friends." starts right now. we're all learning about each other, too. we're all new to the show. here's what's happening in the
news this morning. >> ainsley earhardt is live in chattanooga with the very latest. ainsley earhardt has been working the story, she's live at ft. hood again today in texas. ainsley earhardt is live for us tracking developments from charleston, south carolina. >> nine people were murdered here on wednesday night. >> she deserves to be married and have kids. you should walk down the aisle and have it all taken away because of what this man did. >> take a look at this video. >> you are the hat owe fish yaudo. am i wearing this properly? >> you are. >> this was made especially for us. >> guess how much the average person gains during the holiday season? >> 29 pounds. >> and how much you gain -- >> no. >> this is my first time driving a ferrari. >> cool.
>> that's how it's done. >> the next thing we're going to do, ainsley, is fly upside down. >> whoo! >> you're going down. >> it's been a fun ride, guys. >> indeed. all right you got your coffee. you know what would go great with that? >> what's that? >> a big cake to welcome you. >> no! really? did you get a cake? you all have done so much. wow. >> look at that! lovely, right? >> i cannot believe this. what a dream come true. thank you so much. who made that? >> i don't know. >> that's incredible. >> you've heard of people with a green thumb. i've got a blue thumb right there. >> if my child were here she would lick that off. that is so beautiful. that's amazing. i love the patriotic cake, too. delicious. >> it's a big party here on "fox & friends" on this monday. if you would like to welcome ainsley, send her a tweet. >> please, please. >> or e-mail us. >> we don't take you for granted. you're the reason we're
employed. we love you all. this cake is for you. >> all right. >> welcome. >> thanks. >> all right. well coming up, a vet comforts a puppy that just got out of surgery. this is awesome. it's the video that will have you smiling all day long. >> but first, here's crowd control with a viewer request for ainsley. wonder what this song could be. >> this one is dedicated to you from one of your viewers. time to walk on sunshine. >> that's a good one. thank you viewers. crowd control getting into it. ♪ ♪ i'm walking on sunshine whoa-oh and trying to feel good ♪
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a fox news alert. a pentagon staff sergeant accused of killing a virginia police officer on her very first day is just minutes away from facing a judge. >> prosecutors say ronald hamilton could face the death penalty. kristin fisher is live in washington with more. hey, kristin. >> hey, good morning. this active duty army staff sergeant was assigned to the pentagon could now be facing the death penalty. ronald hamilton is charged with first degree murder of his wife. the officer was on her very first shift. she was sworn in on friday and even welcomed to the department in this post on twitter with a warning, be safe. but the very next day officer guindon and two other officers were responding to a call about a domestic disturbance when they approached the front door, the suspect opened fire.
all three of those officers were hit. two are expected to make a full recovery but they have a long road ahead. but officer guindon died at the hospital. >> she was not only driven and passionate but exceedingly intelligent. she struck us that way as we interviewed her prior to hiring her and rehiring her and it's always the type of officer we're seeking is that type of passion. >> the police chief says his department is in deep mourning. they came together at a vigil last night. but this isn't the first tragedy for officer gunlden's family. her father, who was in the national guard, he committed suicide in 2004, just one day after returning home from iraq. now this. the suspect is scheduled to make his first court appearance in just about 15 minutes. brian, steve and ainsley. and ainsley, such a sad story, but i have to congratulate you. you're the perfect fit. and i can't wait to meet you in person finally. >> i know we've worked together for over a year now because you were always on "fox & friends"
first from washington. your parents are astronauts. you come from such a smart family. i can't wait to meet you either, kristin. >> right. maybe the next step in the relationship would be facetime and then eventually you'll meet face to face. >> all right kristin, thanks a lot. appreciate it. >> a sad story. >> no winners there. meanwhile straight ahead when you were sleeping american college student captured in north korea forced to confess. what he said to state media next. then chris rock didn't waste any time last night skewering hollywood's establishment at the oscarcast. >> i understand you're mad. will was not nominated for "concussion" i get it. i get it. you get mad. it's not fair. >> we're live in l.a. next. but first, here's crowd control with another song for ainsley on her first day. right, guys? >> what do we have? >> that's right. ainsley. ain't no stopping you now. ♪ ain't no stopping you now
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it's hollywood's biggest night of the year. and last night's oscars did not disappoint. with big ones, some upsets and chris rock's controversial monologue, there was no shortage of drama. >> deadline.com reporter dominic patton joins us right now from los angeles with a recap. all right, dominic, start at the beginning. chris rock, we knew it was coming, he started with a slam against hollywood, didn't he? >> well, yes, he did. but you know what? the thing is, people thought he was going to show up with a
scalpel. he kind of just showed up with a cheese cutting knife. i mean this was like an old host. let's be honest, chris rock last hosted the oscars in 2005, which is the best they've done in ten years. so they bring him back for the ratings, and to address the oscars so white problem of there being no people of color in the top acting nominees. and what does he do? i've got problems, you've got problems, we've all got problems. hopefully we can fix it. it kind of didn't address anything. >> i thought he was good in him saying, i thought he qualified it by saying, at first, you know, this isn't the first time there's been a problem. why this year? why when i host. >> exactly. exactly. and i think that's the problem. is there's a larger problem that hollywood has to address here. they love to tell people around the world, and around the country, how they should be living their lives. but you know, as they say, people in glass houses, my friends. >> sure. >> well, somebody who actually lives on the other side of the country, joe biden, our vice president, was in attendance last night and he said this.
watch this. >> thanks. no, no, no, no. thank you. i'm the least qualified man here tonight. thank you. >> very well received. >> what was that? i mean, look, the vice president has now become a kind of elder statesman because he's not running for president. so the biden gaffes have become lovable? i don't even know what that meant. >> why was he even there. >> pardon me? >> why was he there? >> well, look, he was there -- well, he was there, "a," let me tell you, to snarl up l.a. traffic something terrible with a biden-jam. but he was mainly here also to talk about what i think is a very, very worthy cause which is the administration's efforts to stop campus sexual assault with its it's on us campaign and introducing lady gaga, which i did not know was a big member of the administration, for her song from a documentary about this very subject. but come on. this was touting out a big star,
one of the biggest stars they could get and they knew and the administration, who has many donors in that crowd knew that the audience of 80-plus million they were going to be having was going to be a good platform for them. they were just trying to find some way to get someone on there. before we go further, ainsley so great to see you on the show. >> oh, thanks. >> it's fantastic. i've been following on twitter all the videos from bill o'reilly and everyone welcoming you. people have got to check out your "fox & friends" twitter feed. it's a whole other world of welcoming on there. >> thank you. i appreciate that. everyone's been wonderful. i just looked at the clock. we only have 30 minutes of the show? no! could we make it longer? >> we're going to do it again tomorrow. >> that was the opposite feeling i had last night with the oscars. there's going to be 30 more minutes of this thing? it went on and on and on. the biggest problem from last night's oscars, yes there was a surprise with "spotlight" where we thought "the revenant" was.
yes, leonardo dicaprio in my opinion personally contributed to climate change with that hot air speech of his about the environment. but the real thing was, the surprise was "spotlight" winning. which cleaned up the day before at the independent spirit awards. gut again, this kind of challenge to pope francis of protect the children and restore the faith. i feel like time and time again the oscars show us if you don't give hollywood a script they kind of just sound like college kids on a rant. >> you know what, dominic, there was one other moment and we just saw a little image of adam mckay, he was the screen writer and director of "the big short" and we've got a sound bite to play. it sure sounds like he's taking a shot at a democrat and not just any democrat, hillary. listen to this. >> first of all, if you don't want big money to control government, don't vote for candidates that take money from big banks, oil, or weirdo billionaires. stop. >> and of course hillary has taken $20 million from big banks. was that a shot at hillary?
according to the hollywood reporter this morning it sure looked like one. >> yeah, look, we said it on our live reporting there. in fact what i pointed out is it was a shot at hillary but let's be clear. one of the biggest problems of last night you take shots at people but you don't man up and name names. this was obviously a shot at hillary. one of adam mckay's longtime collaborators and partners is will ferrell. a big hillary supporter. so he's not going to want to cause any problems there. again, the same old hollywood problems. if you want to address something, i say address it. that's what -- that's what the media and the platform is for. >> dominic -- >> don't walk away and say oh, kind of tomorrow. >> dominic, you know what? that might have been a disappointing show. but you brought your "a" game this morning. thanks so much >> thank you, dominic. >> hey, and ainsley, yay! >> thank you. >> dominic, thank you. >> meanwhile we are just one day away from super tuesday. so which states are still up for grabs? if any. we're live on the trail coming up next.
>> and msnbc's see you later. why melissa harris-perry just got the boot. but first, here's crowd control with yet another song for ainsley's first day. >> that's right. >> some kenny k4esly out there. >> i love him. >> american kid just for you, ainsley. >> all right. ♪ ♪ put me on the cover of rolling stone growing up and living out ♪ we ship everything you can imagine. and everything we ship has something in common. whether it's expedited overnight... ...or shipped around the globe, ...it's handled by od employees who know that delivering freight... ...means delivering promises.
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this is the first of many happy days to come. >>nd with your new schedule we might be the last thing that you see before you go to bed at night. so, night-night. >> we're so happy for you ainsley. one little piece of advice you can always rely on this for a little extra help. congratulations, ainsley. we're proud of you. >> wonderful job getting this. ainsley earhardt. >> thank you. >> i'm pretty sure greg gutfeld said happy, good luck. so funny. >> thanks, guys. >> you'll never be to bed at 5:00 because having a child. so the child does not care that you have a morning show. >> this is true. she does sleep through the night, though. >> there you go. >> i'm lucky with that one. thanks you guys. i watch "the five" every night and i'm sure i'll be going to bed really late. i'll take a nap during the day. >> why not? >> i've got to watch all my prime-time shows on fox. >> if you would like to tweet out shout out for ainsley, #ainsleysfirstday. seems appropriate. 26 minutes before the top of the hour. >> we are just one day away from
super tuesday. >> at stake, 13 states, one territory. we'll make their presidential picks tomorrow. as doesn't trump looks to expand his lead in the raise. so what can we expect? most of these polls are old. >> some of them are. jonathan is up this morning in atlanta with a preview of what happens tomorrow. jonathan? >> very good morning to you. congratulations ainsley. it is a contentious race in the gop field and that is expected to drive heavier than usual voter turnout tomorrow. the latest polls are showing ted cruz with a comfortable two digit lead in his delegate rich home state of texas. donald trump is way ahead here in georgia with the second largest number of delegates among super tuesday states. in georgia and tennessee polls show cruz and marco rubio neck and neck as they vie for second place. that will be an interesting race to watch. donald trump campaigning in alabama over the weekend with
senator jeff sessions. this is trump's first public endorsement from a sitting u.s. senator. as the gop front-runner trump is also facing attacks from democrats. hillary clinton who enjoys a comfortable lead in most super tuesday states has countered some of trump's common campaign themes, including his pledge to build a wall along the u.s./mexican border. bernie sanders is also going after trump despite his immediate concerns over how well he can do in his own party on super tuesday. especially in the deep south, where a large numbers of african-american voters polled strongly in favor of hillary clinton. here in georgia, early voting has set a new record, more than 400,000 early ballots cast. that is surfacing the previous record set in 2008 by about 50%. back to you guys. >> all right jonathan, not far from the state house there in atlanta. thank you very much. >> so right now there's a front-runner. and his name is donald trump. if he wins it will impact the country, but it will also impact some celebrities. >> there are a lot of
celebrities that aren't in favor of donald trump winning, even getting the nomination. and they're saying they will leave the country if he wins. take a listen. >> i don't think that's america. i don't want it to be america. maybe it's time for me to move. >> if donald trump is the nominee, i'm open to support anyone while i'm also reserving my -- my ticket to get out of here if he wins. >> if any republican gets nominated i'm going to move to canada with my entire family. >> i guess she's leaving. because there will be a republican that does get a nomination. >> yes. >> she really understands the system. >> so given the fact that all these celebrities are saying if donald trump winds up getting elected they're going to leave, well there is a nova scotia town, it's actually an island, cape breton, it is lovely. look at this. they have offered to take the celebrities, hey celebrities who don't like donald trump, come here to this island in canada. this is not a joke, they say.
>> this island will be populated by rosie o'donnell, by al sharpton, by jon stewart, by whoopi goldberg. it's going to be hard to get "the view" foolly cast. raven-symone. samuel l. jackson and a woman with one name. >> cher. >> can we see a picture of that island again? i saw one road, lots of trees. it looks like the sound of music. they're going to frolic in the -- >> reminds me of blue lagoon. >> they have their own little island. >> little chillier than blue lagoon. but nonetheless. it's an island. given the fact that the celebrities have said we're going to get out of town, what did donald trump's sons have to say to ainsley regarding this? listen. >> i'll buy them their airfare. i'll buy their airfare. it's already -- you know -- >> one of the greatest endorsements. >> i'm more than happy. those are endorsements for
trump. that's the thing, you know, when you have the establishment people in the debates and they stack the debates with 1,000 people that are all establishment and they're booing those are votes for us because the people in the audience watching at home, they're like wait a minute, he's saying what i'm thinking. >> right a lot of people are saying that. >> i love that. that's as good an endorsement as i could possibly get. >> cher apparently didn't say she'd leave the country. she said she'd like to go to jupiter which is another planet. >> as in jupiter island or jupiter the planet? >> cher, call us. >> they do have a mysterious red dot. >> someone who is not going anywhere, who we love. >> right. >> my girl. >> back at you. >> maybe fly out on one of those trump planes. good morning to all of you. a couple of headlines right now. an american student held by the north korean government confessing to his alleged crime in pyongyang. otto warm bier admitted to stealing a political banner from an off limits hotel area on new year's day. he claims he was offered money by a member of a church in ohio who wanted it as a interest
trophy. >> i have no idea what sort of penalty i may face but i am begging to the korean people, and government, for my forgiveness. and i am braying to the heavens so that i may be returned home to my family. >> asking for mercy during this press conference. the 21-year-old university of virginia student was detained on january the 2nd. north korea also accuses him of being in contact with the cia. well, she boycotted her own television show, and now she is not getting it back. msnbc now cutting ties with the host melissa harris-perry, after she refused to go on air because her show was preempted for the network's political coverage. harris-perry sent an e-mail to coworkers criticizing the network's decision saying she's not the quote, token person on the channel. well this is just about the sweetest thing you'll see all day long. the vet comforts a puppy as it wakes up from surgery. watch.
>> i know. i know. this is the vet talking. >> that's so sweet. a surgical assistant comforting at whimpering puppy in baltimore. her anesthesia was wearing off after she was spayed. the company eventually recovered and was later adopted. and those are your headlines. what better than puppies and babies. >> nothing. >> that's somebody who loves animals. >> thank you, heather. >> thanks so much heather nauert. 19 minutes for an angel to be on today, too. the stock market is gearing up for the final trading day in february. was it a good month or a bad month? we're live at the stock exchange next. >> you said february correctly, too. and remember the dress that sparked the color debate on the internet? what color do you think that is? >> tan and white. >> now there's a jacket. what color guys? >> black and tan. >> we're going to talk to the girls who own this jacket. the girls who are behind all of this. >> it's a party day today.
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>> does he have experience with that? >> i'm not sure. tuna has an expiration date. >> please don't give me a tune in fish sandwich. >> i promise. no food. that is the great neil cavuto who is never off the air. what's next, march is almost here according to reports which means it's time to look back at how the stocks fared in february. >> nicole petallides is live at the new york stock exchange to break it all down as we look in the rear view. >> that's right. good morning, steve, ainsley and brian. well right now we are looking at stocks slightly higher this morning. when that opening bell rings at 9:30 dow futures a higher open to the tune of about 20 points. going nowhere fast at the moment. for the month of february, how did we fare so far? the dow is up 1%. the s&p 500 up nearly a half of one percent though the nasdaq is to the down side. oil is down four months in a row. gold has been gaining. big picture what are the traders watching overall? well they are keeping a keen eye. they're certainly feeling a little cautious at this time.
we've had warren buffett come out. he seems a little more optimistic and says any of those presidential candidates who are putting down the economy, well that's not necessarily the case. and the debate has been bringing some noise to the market over all. take a look here at the next screen, as well. big picture, though. we've seen that materials, and financials here have been under some pressure, and this is now here's what we're looking at this week, as well. the jobs report on friday. we are looking for the jobs report, 193,000 jobs added. that will be more than 151,000 in january. and that unemployment rate to stay the same at 4.9%. under president obama, we've seen the unemployment rate drop but we've also seen americans dropping out and getting frustrated and no longer looking for work. i also wanted to welcome ainsley earhardt to the show! >> thank you nicole. love you guys. >> well deserved ainsley. i'm really excited going forward. >> me, too. >> this is really a great step. >> you've been a great friend every step of the way. thanks so much, nicole. >> go get 'em.
>> thank you. >> all right. meanwhile, 12 minutes before the top of the hour on this monday. do you remember this dress that sparked a huge color debate on the internet? what color is it? well, now there's a jacket. ainsley's going to talk to the girls behind it coming up next. >> but let's first check in with bill hemmer to find out what's coming up on his show at the top of the hour. >> i've been watching for the last two hours and 48 minutes and i haven't seen steve or brian dance with ainsley. >> you know what? you got another 2 hours and 48 minutes -- >> big dance floor over there. >> bill, it's time for you to come up. >> 12 minutes. >> chair dancing. >> ainsley, welcome. >> thank you so much, bill. >> you bet. >> it is super tuesday, marco rubeo's on the offensive. will that strategy pay off? donald trump with a commanding lead. could he seal the deal if he runs the table tomorrow? we'll do the math. it's complicated. another batch of hillary clinton e-mails made public. what's in them? martha and i will tell you when we see you in 12 minutes.
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well last year at this time the world debated whether this dress was blue and black or white and gold. and exactly -- see i see white and gold, too. exactly a year later an argument about the color of this jacket is now breaking out. do you see black and brown or do you see green and brown? do you see light blue? well for the answer we turn to the girls behind the internet sensation miriam and nina. thanks for joining us, girls. >> hi. >> hi. thanks for having us. >> hello. y'all are so cute. miriam let's start with you. this is your jacket. you're actually wearing it. i see blue and white. >> yes. >> first of all what color do you see? >> well, blue and white. >> blue and white. >> all right so why is it getting this internet -- why so
much internet sensation over this jacket? >> i don't know. i guess because it's exactly a year from the dress, the whole dress thing. >> yeah. >> you know. >> all right. so nina, what is your involvement in this and how did the world see this jacket online? >> so, i have a tumbler and miriam put inside our group chat a picture of the jacket which i thought originally was black and brown and she goes no, it's blue and white. okay you ask your twitter and i'll ask my tumblr. and in less than 20 minutes it just blew up. >> that's crazy. so did you guys do this on europe? because of the -- >> oh, no. >> no. >> we had no idea. that it was one year. until like the day it got big. >> all right well nina now that i see it in person, what color is it? >> blue and white. >> blue and white. >> isn't that funny how a picture can change so much. >> yeah. >> i understand you're getting some celebrities that are chiming in on twitter, as well. what's the biggest celebrity
that you heard from that excited you the most? >> definitely kylie jenner. >> what did she say? >> well here it is -- >> can you read this? i'll read it for you. i see gold, green and white. and you? what colors do you see? so miriam what was your reaction when you saw kylie jenner's tweet? >> i love her so much i was like freaking out. >> that's really cool. all right, ricky dillon we all know him from youtube. he has 2.some odd million followers. he tweeted about it, too. ni nina, what was your reaction to that? >> i was really excited about that. i was in my fourth period and someone told me. he was one of my favorite youtubers so that was really big for me. >> did you ever think you were going to be on national television talking about this jacket? >> no, no. >> miriam and nina you all have a great day at school today. thanks so much for joining us. >> thank you. >> bye. >> all right more "fox & friends" just moments away. but first, crowd control has
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♪ right through the very heart it new york, new york ♪ >> you wonder how he put together a painting like this from a canvas to completion? you are watching what steve penley did over the course of three hours for ainsley earhardt. >> he's such a great job. >> okay. so it started at 6:00, ladies and gentlemen. here it is the final product. >> woo-hoo! >> very, very nice. >> and do you know the picture that you held up that you used as the model for this, it was actually a selfie that i had taken. >> is that right? >> is this your first selfie that you painted? >> thank you for now. >> we asked you if you would like to wish ainsley good luck. harold wrote, it is so good to see ainsley as a permanent host on "fox & friends." good things happen to good people. >> oh. thank you. >> thank you.
i'll be watching "fox & friends." much luck. >> -- for a driven mom. the kind of woman i look up to. >> welcome. >> ainsley earhardt. bill: good morning. it's a feature week, hundreds of delegates up for grabs, and new polling that shows donald trump with a big lead. it's monday, a big week ahead. martha: i'm martha maccallum. the mudslinging is getting really dirty on the republican side. ted cruz and marco rubio try to gain much-needed