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war in iraq and i question that. >> president obama trusted me judgment enough to ask me to be secretary of state. >> how the personal attacks will play with the voters. >> and growing concern that the zika virus is worse than we thought. >> more and more we have learned, the more and more you get concerned about the scope of what the virus is doing. >> we have the latest from the government's point man on what you can do to protect yourself. >> and our power player of week, the first female admiral, still, breaking barriers. >> all right now, on fox news sunday. >> hello from fox news in washington. new yorkers go to the polls on tuesday and the next big primary for both parties. 95 republicans delegates and 247
dome at stake and donald trump and hillary clinton of counting on big victory. we will speak with donald trump's controversial campaign manager,er cory, in a moment. but, first, we will bring in ed henry with the state of the race. >> donald trump is dominating the president race but hit new roadblocks yesterday in wyoming where ted cruz swept all 14 delegates and trump was shut out raising new questions of the organization am strength and if he can get the delegates needed to steal the nomination before the convention. donald trump repeated charges that the system is rigged but added a new threat for party leaders. >> the republican national committee better get going because i tell you what, you are going to have a rough july at the convention. better straighten out the system. because the people want their vote. >> on d side both hillary clinton and bernie sanders are back in new york after two very different side trips, bart travels to rome for pushing the
anti-wall street message at a vatican conference and a surprise meeting with pope francis but the opinionative seriously downplayed saying it was a light handshake and hillary clinton was in california raising big money with the clooneys and can not shake bernie sanders but is trying to look beyond him by attacking donald trump. >> when donald trump called people with work hard calls them "criminals," that sets people against each other. when he goes after women, that is also a signal to pay attention. when he goes after muslims, we know that he is playing to the basic instint the. >> a source close to donald trump said his allies want to call him the "presumptive republican nominee," to inject an air of inestibility. >> thanks for that. joining me from new york, is trump campaign manager, corey
lewandowski. let's start because i guess we have to, with the encounter with michelle fields after a trump news conference back in march. here is what she said, someone had grabbed me tightly by the arm and pulled me down and i almost fell to the ground but was able to maintain my balance. here is what you tweeted to her, you are delusional, i never touched you. and here is the video from the night which shows you clearly did grab her but not as violently as she said. do you now agency that you did touch miss fields and that she is not delusional? >> what i agency is the total of my relationship with miss fields was caught on the video same she an individual i had never met before, never spoke to before, and i does not remember the incident which lasted less than three seconds and it was me moving are one location to another location and i would have remembered if i tried to
you have elementally throw someone to the ground or if there was an instant that would be memorable and there wasn't. i tried to contact miss fields after i read on her boyfriend's twitter that something took place but to this day i have never heard from her so i am happy that the palm beach county district attorney decided not manufacture forward with champions and happy this is behind us and happy to move forward. >> a couple of points. first of all, she said you have no record you tried to research her and in record of your phone, or a message that was left and in addition, as we both have pointed out, the palm beach prosecutor said this is not enough evidence and enough chance for a success to actually go ahead and prosecute the case but, opened, fields has left on the possibility of a civil suit for ditchmation against you and against donald trump. in the interest of avoiding
unnecessary litigation are you prepared to apology to miss fields for touching her and for saying she was delusional? >> here and now i lick tocy i have never spoken to miss fields. i have turned over my phone records to the district attorney, clearly showing i called her phone number that evening when i got back, and ready about this on twitter. i would be happen to have a conversation with her. to a38 jiz to someone i have never spoken to and do not ever remember having interaction with is something that is a little unrealistic but i have said and happy to say again a person i have never spoken to. i am happy to have that conversation if we can put this behind us. >> now, something almost as important the election of the next president of the united states. ted cruz picked up 14 delegates in wyoming last might and donald trump, your man, picked up industry. donald trump is still leading ted cruz by 185 delegates, this
could be better we to look at it, donald trump has 744 delegates, all the nontrump delegates combined total 890, why have to tell you need a majority, 50% plus one to mean 1,237 for the nomination of the right new you have 45%. >> we do. along, the best states for donald trump are in front of us. when he started this race june 16 many did not take him seriously and said he would not be a fact report and he won in new hampshire and south carolina and nevada and he went down and clean up and dominated against sitting senator in the state of florida. what we know is on tuesday, if his home state of new york, ted cruz is going to come in third place and donald trump will do well with the delegate count. we will go to the northeast, whether you have states like connecticut and rhode island and pennsylvania and maryland and he will do well there. by the end of the month and next
two weaks, donald trump will add an additional 200 delegates to his total and he is the presumptive frontrunner, the nominee going forward, and ted cruz is going to be eliminate product scurrying 1,237 by tuesday. if that is the case and we ail have the same goal to put a republican inside the white house for the first time in eight years, we should unite behind donald trump. >> you tack about uniting but donald trump has done his square share of dividing inside the party. i went to talk to you about that complaining for a couple of weeks about states like wyoming and colorado which did not hold statewide primaries or caucuses. here he is. >> this the dirty fix. the rnc, the republican national committee should be ashamed of themselves for allowing this kind of crap to happen. eight chairman fired back and i quote, "nomination process known
for a year and beyond is the respond deficit the campaigns to understand it, complaints now? give us a break." are you and donald trump blaming the rnc and ted cruz for the fact they knew the rules and played by the riles and you didn't and, in fact, isn't the policemen on you, not on the rnc and ted cruz? >> here is the problem. the rules are stepping people who went to go and vote . >> but they are the rues. >> here is the problem. an example, in state of florida and donald trump dominated and won by 23 points over the competitors and awarded 99 delegates. under the party rules. of those 99 delegates, the chairman of the party of florida who is an avid and outward supporter of marco rubio gets to appoint 30 of the delegates. those are the rues but donald trump won. and now you get a person supporting rub unwho gets to
appoint 30 of the 99 delegates? that is not what the rules should be. they should be that donald trump won 99 delegates and all 99 people are burned on the first vote we should have the opportunity to apitch those people. those are rues and i understand them and we understand the rules but the bottom line, ted cruz did as well if places where party bosses set the riles and the people do not get to vote. i understand that is the process but here is another example, in some places the delegates are pick based on how much money they given to the party if they have run for office and how much volunteering they have done, those are the rules but there are people out this who do not have the riff of writing a check to the state party or run for state ride action but their vote should count the same and they are preclued based on a scoring system because they have not been involved for defy years, that is what is wrong with the party system and what wrong with the election system. we see donald trump bringing millions of more people out to vote, and we see the lines, three, four, five hours long to stand if lynn to vote on election day and what he has
given the opportunity and people are given the opportunity, he dominated in the elections. that is what the rules should be. >> i want to ask you about the clip that ed henry say. what did donald trump men when he warned the rnc they could be in for "a rough july." >> what he is saying, he is going to be the republican nominee and anything that they going to try and do to stop him from being that, is going to be detrimental. there is one opinion in this race that is still is running that has not eliminated from getting 1,20036 delegates and that is donald trump. the rnc should respect that and bring the people around him because the goal of rnc and ours is the same is putting republicans in the white house for the irs time in eight years. the only person that can do that is donald trump. >> when you say "rough july," and trump said that and he talked about riots is that what we are discussing, the president of violence in cleveland?
he does not get the nomination? >> we talking about a fractured party. we are telling about millions of people what have turned tout support donald trump and saying they will try and take this away from donald trump at a convention. a not what we are ability. we are supposed to bring the party together and agree, party. expanding map. you hook at the map, i challenge you and anyone else to tell me if mitt romney lost and ted cruz can win? he cannot did that, trump is the only person that can, span the map and bet the democrats in november and if the party want as winner, they need to support donald trump the. >> couple of quick questions. are you going to sweep all 95 delegates in new york on tuesday? >> that is a tall task and if you look at what ted cruz did when he was running the state of texas he took 48% of delegates, of the vote we will do better. why went to grant 100%, we will do very, very well in new york. >> you talk abud fractures in
the party, and there are some fractures in the donald trump campaign. he has, your boss, has set up a parallel campaign structure here in washington, dc, with a long-time republican operative while officially he is in charge of delegate hunting and i is to say, a lot of people close to the campaign say that below trump, he is running the show, not you. what is the story there? >> let me say this: i am grateful that paul is on period. he is a proven track record of getting delegates and bringing in a larger team and that is part of the natural maturing of a campaign. we had a great your staff meet asking we brought on rick wiley who finally came on board and we will continue to grow and do outreach we have run a small lean efficient campaign. we have done more with less than all of the other candidates come bishoped and now time to grow and have the best people
available so we can get to 1,237 and be the nominee but be the president. to do that we need to grow. if you look at the size of the other campaigns, hillary clinton has 800 or 800 people in brooklyn we have been so small and mean now is the sometime to grow we have a great cohesive team. it is an on to be working for these people. >> we will be tracking the results in new york on tuesday night. >> we bring if our sunday group to discuss the battle of new york in both pairs and the war inside the going over how delegates are chosen. at mfs investment management, we believe in the power of active management.
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>> ted cruz talked about new york values at the debate with anger and hatred. all the phrase new york values came from donald trump. you have been suffering under the misguided'ses of liberal democratic politicians a long, long time. >> donald trump and ted cruz continuing their running argument over new york values. it is time new for our sunday group. george will, and julie pace covering the white house and the campaign, and laura ingraham can real clear politics. laura, donald trump has been complaining as we heard today from his campaign manager about the delegate rules in some states but i felt this week he started to pick an interesting statement, the fact that ted cruz is beating him open rules shows that ted cruz isn't the outside he said he is but he is an insider. is that going to work to say that the failure of planning by
the donald trump campaign is a mark against ted cruz? >> both sides are playing the card that is the smart of the card to play. you can make the case and if you are on a beat the establishment, and win the presidency, you have to know the rules and get in there and have the delegates if places like california. you have to represents your own slates delegates in the district and it theres like ted cruz is doing the work, the disrupt work and at the same time it is smart for trump so say, why are the people rally around ted cruz? he is the outsider that is going to turn washington upside down as he claims? i don't blame donald trump for making the agent because it is a last stretch of campaign and he is going to have an impressive win on tuesday and is poised to wendell tell and new york and rhode island but he is poised to
win a last states but you look at california and that is the state i am focusing on, three degrees in each district, in the congressional three district, he has to have three reliable and good people in each district. does he have that? i am not sure. ted cruz has had a lot on the ground a long-term in california. >> we will take a look at that. as we pointed out in the last couple of weeks in the closed conventions, not statewide caucus or primaries cruz has done well, and has basically shut out donald trump in colorado and in wyoming, but, as you hook at the primary map, donald trump is scheduled, it seems like he will do well in new york and following week in pennsylvania and other states along the east coast, your sense, his brother specifics for getting to 1,237, the majority before cleveland. >> the advantage he is the only one who can get to 1,237 putting him in a boater position than
rivals. he need as advantage night in new york, in the delegate count. if you look at the states later this month, in the northeast, he looks to be in a strong position. he needs to win in a state like indiana offering a big delegate hold. california is crucial, and to laura's point you can have an overall popular vote victory in california you get 13 delegates for that. 13. this is congressional district and he needs to play the game. >> now, in is true in new york, as well, if you get over 50% you get the statewide delegates and in new york it is 14 but there is a separate race in each congressional district if you get over 50% you get all three degrees in the congressional district. if you don't, if you get 49% you get would and the second gets one. if you are in a tight delegate race with ted cruz that could be enough to allow ted cruz to stop you. donald trump's people have been saying if they get 1,265 putting
them over-the-top but that is a real organization am challenge for them. >> george, i want to ask about other as expects i turned to corey lewandowski about, and that is the duel campaign operation going on, a sense of tension between the original group like corey lewandowski and the tomb he put together, and the new more establishment group who are people we have then since the reagan years and he has put together anation here in washington, dc, and they are starting to reach identity to members of congress. is it smart to set this up? should he have done it a long-term ago? >> it is smart and he is late to the party. can a republican on june 14 before that he was a thunder of democrats and he had positions were not extinguisher from the democrats but what is puzzling is on the one happened he is
coming to washington saying i want to get to know you and zeal with the leaders but opened he said what happened in wyoming and colorado springs, colorado, is too ruthless to me to handle, a man who boasts that he has thrived in the cut threat new york city real estate market, boasts he has done so by paying off politicians and he fines wyoming... >> on the d side they had quit a debate in brooklyn between hillary clinton and bernie sanders. here is a taste of it. >> i stood up against the behaviors of the banks when i was a senator and called them out on their mortgage behavior. >> secretary hillary clinton called them out: my goodness they must have been crush by that. was that before or after you received huge sums of money by
giving speaking engagements? >> your thought on debate and where the d race stamps now? thatting isment you played illustrates why it is damaging to hillary clinton that bernie sanders is staying in the race as she is the likely nominee for for the democratic party you are going to keep seeing the attacks on hillary clinton that would be potent in a general election setting. republicans could take that clip, use it in an ad if a job election in the same way they can use his remark abut hick being unqualified for the presidency, these remarks can be damages for hillary clinton in the long term so that is why you see her now ratcheting up the attacks on bernie sanders not because she is disliking of him or she --. >> after what debate why thing she does. >> it is not an issue of her feeling threatened for losing nomination but she now is -- he
is at a stage he is damaging do her. she is help telling push him out of race. that is what i wanted to discuss with you, laura, we with all agree, she still has a lead if you just pledge of over 200 but you include the have delegates of 600, the nomination does not seem to be in jeopardy but is he damaging her going forward to the john election staying in and attacking her, and, most importantly, pushing her to the last. >> she has moved to the last clearly, in a way that is uncomfortable for what the clinton legacy was, bill clinton on trade. but you look at likability issues for hillary clinton you see the divide. bernie sanders is much more likable and hick leading in the did the count and the images like new york last week, and the unbelievable rally of bernie sanders at the square.
unbelievable rally, and you her the echo of bernie sanders and the democrat attempt at populist message against wall street which hillary clinton has cozied up to for many years and made millions and millions from the click ton association with wall street but it really hurts hillary clinton and all of the polls people saying, well, trump can never beat hillary clinton or ted cruz is vulnerable, hillary clinton is the unwho is vulnerable and all bets are off on the projections of which republican can beat hillary clinton. i think given how damaged she seems, she hooks really tired, think she looks inspired and bernie sanders is probably going to be one of the republicans' best friend in november. >> we will take a break and see you later. next, as public health officials sound the alarm over the growing threat of the zika virus in the united states, a new battle is brew, over government funding. we talk with the g's point man
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to deal with the crisis setting off a funding battle between the white house and congress. joining me is the government's point man in fighting zika virus drop drove director of the national institute of allergy and infectious diseases. dr. anthony fauci, welcome back to fox news sunday. i want to put up the centers for disease control map to show the states with the mosquitoes that carry the zika virus and where they we have been found. how serious is the threat in the blue shadeed area, son half of the country this summer and some spring? >> it is likely we have a local outbreak the right new we have in con technology usa 350 imported cases people with have traveled to a region, gotten infected and came back. the concern is, once you come back, would a mosquito buy someone and them holly transmit it to someone who has never left the country?
it would not be surprising if not likely that we will see a bit of that because we have seen similar types of things with other similar types of infection. we have been able to criminal it so -- control it so it is not sustained or widespread but the threat of having some local outbreak is likely. it is up to us to make sure we contain it. >> you have used a couple of words that struck me. a deficit an outbreak. local outbreak. are we talking hundreds? thousands? >> no. >> also, is there a threat as i read this week, there could be a threat of brain damage to adults? >> exactly. there are a couple of issues. when we say "local," we are not talking thousands but scores of case, dozens. at the most. in the past they are contained. the other interesting thing that is important is it is sexually transmit asked that is another added difficult mention that --
added dimension that it is sexually transmitted an issue of someone who transmits it to someone not bit were. >> in adecision to the hyper sensitive reaction after the infection, we are seeing some disturbing indications of get were neurological damage to people not just the fetus but an adult that is infected. an inflammation of the brain and covering an the brain, and spinal cord damage and we are see them. we do not know how frequent it will be. so for, they look unusual. we have soon it. that is concerning. >> sensitive issue for public health anies is whether to advise women to delay pregnancy in areas of the country where we
could see an outbreak even if it is localized. >> right now in the up, there should not be a concern the we do not have local transmission. the idea of people in the continental united states delaying pregnancy is not an issue. at this point. the issue is when you deal in countries which you have outprotects like in south america particularly brazil or puerto rico there is a concern what you advise. the recommendation from the centers for disease control is "consult your physician," of the options. a direct recommendation to delay has been given by countries. for example, el salvador has said you should delay if you can. the issue is, countries where you may not have good access to birth control and that is something that con founds the question. >> if with see localized out protects, beside birth
control what can men and women do? >> that is a great question. recollect yourself g.p.s. mosquitoes. you can do that, the government and local authorities can do it by cheaping up the environment to not allow mosquitoes to breed as in stillwaters and pots and pans. the critical issue if you are in this country and we do have that, stay indoors if you can with air conditioning and screen. when you are outside dress in a way that covers your body but use det at 30% is safe for a pregnant woman. do not hesitate to use zeet. >> there is a battle in washington we saw it over government funding you and the administration have asked for $2 billion. to do what? >> $1.9 billion and $1.5 for hhs
for centers for disease control particularly the centers for disease control $800 million for puerto rico international and domestic, a variety of thing including insecretary criminal, mosquito control, n.i.h. developing a vaccine, public health measures and educational campaigns. this is delineated what to do. it is it willed mean the different amendments in hhs and the state department. >> you have asked for $1.9 billion as far back as february but this weekend the administration announced it is transferring almost $600 million mostly in a bell funds to dress this but you are asking for full $1.9 billion and had a sharp disagreement about the rest. >> this is look all the news profits on the front payment of newspapers cross the country? can know what republicans good
evening to say they did to prepare it. >> we will address it through the regular preparations resolution as the need arises. >> congressional republicans say the plan the administration has submitted so far is an outline, not a detailed plan and the head of the house committee said it is a slush fund. >> obviously we disagree with that then we put together what we would be done and we with be happy to go over in more detail but we have put together singly a project by protect approach of what we would do. i can tell you with record to what i am responsible for, the development of a vaccine, we know exactly how we will spend that money and hopefully a successful development of a zika virus vaccine. >> as speaker ryan talks about hooking at it in the regular appropriations process, is that satisfactory or do you need it
to be dealt with more built. ly? >> we have to act new and the regular preparation process a good process, takes time so we have to move now. i cannot wait to start developing a vaccine. we have to do it. to do it you need money. that is the reason for the urge answer -- urgency. >> you said when the president called for $2 billion or $1.9 billion. what is the fallout? do you not get the money? >> if we do not get the money we have to take things away from other pent areas and move it here. we cannot stop gist -- just not address this. we will move money around. >> what is the sense of the virus? you have been more reassuring today than some of the conversations i have seen in the media, how serious a threat?
how seriously should people be worried? what is the progress necessary? will it be with us for years? >> if it acts like the similar infection transmitted by the same mosquito and you look at brazil and the caribbean, denghi has been around several years, it is not one off and gone, that is the issue. the issue of being concerned, is to be prepared. it could be a small chance of a wide outbreak but if you caught without being prepared, you have a real problem and that is the ron why we emphasize -- the reason we emphasize the need for preparation. >> thanks for consider time. we stay on top of the story. >> up next we will bring back the panel to discuss the say better rattling as russian attack ships buzz the united
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wasn't vladimir putin given a message if it happens again he will be looking in the ocean for his planes? we are so weak. and william joy smith tweeted what would vladimir putin do if we buzzed one of third ships? george, how do you answer this? what do you make of the russian actions and the united states response? >> very good question because the destroyer was further than 70 nautical miles from soviet and russian territory so this is in question about this being a provocation. during the cold we are kissinger lickened the soviet union to a burglar that goes down a hallway in a hotel try all the door knobs to see if he can find one. this is this kind of constant probing we got used to. astonishingly to me the secretary of state jerk said under the rules of engagement this would have justified our shooting down the plane. i would love to know those rule because it is pertinent to what
beginning on each day in the south china day with the united states testing, sort in the semi aggressor role the claims made bit chinese of their rights over territorial waters surrounding the islands they are manufacturing. this is a new area of super bowl, three or four super bowls, confronting each other. >> what should we have done? we should have elaborated on what john kerry said, if the rules of engagement say we can shoot the plane down, the russians should know that. >> let me ask you because as george pointed out, you have john kerry taking a strong stand of what we could have done, not behalf we did and you had the white house saying this raises serious safety concerns and any second in the on the white house how it was handled?
>> not on this incident. it is a difficult situation because on the one hand you see this video and to see how chose these planes are getting, it is very unnerving. >> we can say well it was a provocation, but you did not know the intent. >> it is unnerving to see it happen and you do not expect that the united states military is going to take action and shoot down the planes and vladimir putin necessities that, he can probably get away with it so it is a catch 22 for the administration. to george's point you talk to military experts, there are conditions over what is happening in the waters around the world between russia and the united states and china and it is me financially a scary situation. >> you talk to your sources was there discussion of putting more trips in the baltics to say, look, you want to be provocative
>> it did not seem it provoked that kind of response, but vladimir putin could use this as a tactic to press to see how far he could go before he does get a response but in sign this is from vehicle that. >> rebecca, there is a political come upon. hillary clinton was an architect of the russian "reset," when secretary of state, our of the having failed to improve and warm up relations with russia. do you see this not only the russian issue but her record as secretary of state being a problem for her not necessarily a success as we get into the republican election. >> republicans hope to make it so. her campaign and republicans see her experience as secretary of state on foreign policy as potentially her greatest asset in the general election because it is something no republican rival could potentially match.
if republicans are able and they have been trying to take this asset for her, town it into a liability by pointing to her record on russia with the reset, libya, syria, iran, the countries where she was hoping and the presidents with helping to make them more stable and said though went to instability and russia has sheared more into provoking the united states, the goal of the reset, republicans by highlighting the issues, and highlighting hillary clinton's performance, could turn her experience into a liability. >> laura, another hot spot, president obama travels to saudi arabia this week. there was a fascinating story in the "new york times" yesterday that top officials had said they are prepared to sell off hundreds of billions in their in assets they have here in the united states if congress goes ahead and pass as law that said that saudi government could be liable in any suits involving
9/11 and the role they may have played in 9/11. your thoughts? >> it and dangerous for the united states, frankly, to go into so much debt where we are borrowing money and printing the treasury bills, borrowing money obviously huge amount of money from china but obviously saudi arabia at $750 million is not a drop in the budget, three-quarters billion, and saudi arabia we did mutt necessity if it will do it, we don't know but more interesting thing is that what has come out the redacted 28 pages from the 9/11 commission when we find out for sure that in san diego, two of the 9/11 hijackers were helped out of the saudi arabia embassy with a flurry of phone calls and the information has been laked from the report and the american people need to know those 28 families should be released. >> it wasn't the 9/11 commission but the congressional probe. in 2002 there was a
congressional presbyterian -- probe about 9/11 and 28 payments of -- pages are still classified and that reportedly they link some saudi officials, individual officials, to support for the hen listen hijackers which makes this especially interesting is the 9/11 commission, a separate group, said this, it found "no evidence that the saudi arabia government as an institution or senior saudi officials individually funded the organization," meaning al-qaeda. i have to say, that look like it was written by a lawyer and could like it was written by a lawyer and couldn't be more narrowly worded. >> absolutely. when you look at the complex relationship that we have with saudi arabia right now, president obama will be there this g, coming week. his fourth visit as president. this has been a question that has hung over this relationship for a long time. where you will have officials that will say things like well, we know there was money or guidance emanating out of the kingdom, but they always stopped short of saying it was actually
orchestrated by the government or senior people within the government. when you know that there are 28 pagesag hanging out there that will clarify presumably what the ties were, i think that it could put the administration in a difficult spot, if they're taking action to try to hold off on releasing that. >> so, just to go back to you, on the one hand, you've got members of congress who want to pass this law that would make the saudi government liable in court, and what we're particularly talking about here are families of the 9/11 victims who want to sue the saudi government, which obviously has deep pockets. and then you've also got this kind of ticking time bomb. these 28 pages that a separate investigation conducted that may have evidence about what the saudis did. and up to this point, the administration has refused to declassify. >> everyone should read the piece in today's "new york post" from the hoover institution. he goes through all of this meticulously. and prince bandar, good friend of the bushes, september 13th,
shared cigars on the truman balcony after 9/11. prince bandar, 130,000 from then-saudi ambassador prince bandar's family account to yet another of the hijacker's handlers in san diego. this stuff has already come out of those 28 pages. we have to know what was in this. and if there's facilitation, which it looks like from some of these saudi officials to the handlers who are helping the hijackers in san diego -- san diego is where it looks like it happened. this is devastating. and why were we in such a rush to get these people out of the united states after 9/11? that's all in this piece. people should read it. it's complicated, but it's worth reading. if we'rere engaged in this cover-up, this goes back many, many years. >> george, we have less than a minute left. yoururba thoughts about the sau role in 9/11 and what -- because it's a a complicated issue. what should the administration do? >> thehe united states should release this information.
as the investigation commission unanimously requested that they be released. when the investigation into 9/11 began, the primary question is was it just a weird coincidence that 15 of the hijackers were from saudi arabia? the answer is of course not. the radical islamic doctrine, and by,he it's now clear, out o the los angeles saudi consulate, they were helping these hijackers. >> it will be interesting to see what comes up in the president's trip. see you next sunday. up next, our power player of the week. a trailblazer in the navy keeps breaking barriers. at mfs investment management, we believe in the power of active management. we actively manage with expertise and conviction. so you can invest with more certainty. mfs. that's the power of active management.
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the military has traditionally been a man's world. but one woman has broken the the military has traditionally been a man's world. here's hour power player of the week. >> i'm a de facto role model. when you're first, there's obligations that go with that. >> michelle howard knows all about firsts. she was the first african-american woman to command a ship. now the first woman to be vice chief of naval operations. the branch's number two job. >> it's the belief that you can get to it, that you can succeed.
>> howard's journey started when she was 12. after watching a show on the military academies, she told her mother that's what she wanted to do. >> she said when you're older and you still want to go, go ahead and apply. if you get rejected, we'll see the government. >> really? >> she did. >> howard was in the third co-ed class to graduate. >> do you feel that you hit it right, that you entered the military just at the time doors were opening? >> oh, absolutely. i have often said my parents were right to birth me in 1960. >> she served during operation desert storm. after the law changed in 1993, she was on combat ships. but there were still some rough waters. >> an officer said, you need to
get out. you need to go where women are accepted. no, i'm an officer. i want to serve my country. i want to defend the constitution. >> in 1999, she was assigned to command the uss rushmore. ten years later, she took over task force 151, fighting pirates in the gulf of aiden. >> how long were you if that job before -- >> captain phillips was kidnapped? about three days. >> howard ran the operation to stop the somali pirates and rescue the captain. >> yes. thank god, he's safe. >> even when she was named the full admiral two years later -- >> protect and defend the constitution. >> there were still obstacles. >> i said i need women four-star, and she said there aren't any. >> they never needed one before. >> these are all secretaries of the navy. >> and how many women are there? >> there's never been a woman secretary of the navy. >> as vice chief, howard makes sure the navy can meet its war-fighting requirements now
and in the future. >> is part of your responsibility the role of getting women more integrated into command? >> it's part of who i am. >> and she's come to a conclusion, women need to be a quarter of the unit to turn them from tokens into part of the team. >> 25%? >> yeah, once you get to a sort of critical mass, then the organization sort of reflects the largest society at whole. >> women now make up 19% of the navy. howard says she'll keep push. >> i want to continue to be in leadership roles where i can serve my sailors and make a difference in their ability to be effective war fighters, and in their ability to succeed as individuals. >> admiral howard has a few years left in her military career, and there are reports the president is considering her to lead navy forces in europe. once she retires, she says she looks forward to trout fishing back home in colorado. now this program note. be sure to tune to fox news
channel tuesday for full coverage of those big new york primaries. and that's it for today. have a great week. and we'll see you next "fox news sunday." we are entering a critical new week in the race for the white house. the candidates fighting for support less than 48 hours from the new york primary, as republican party leaders are gearing up for a big meeting this week, which could determine how a contested convention would play out. the convention rules committee is going to get together for several days. and earlier today, rnc chairman reince priebus urged them to "take it easy." >> i don't think that it's a good idea for us next week, before the convention, to make serious rules changes or recommendations of changes right now. i think we're in a politically charged