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check itous next sunday. >> i am chris wallace, explosionive new charges about donald trump's past. how will it affect his run for president? >> he has three other girlfriends. >> all the new controversy of his behavior with women in his personal life and the work place. who was trump publicist john miller who sound as lot like trump himself? >> we will talk with republican national priebus about that. >> i was encouraged. >> we agreed on a lot of different items. >> a debate attend former house speaker gingrich, a trump supporter and republican
congress mom who is refusing to endorse him. it is a fox news sunday exclusive. plus, we will ask our sunday panel of the new white house order to schools across the country on transgender bat programs. >> anyone should be discriminated against. our suggestion is the rules should apply to everyone equally. >> our power player of the week, the senate matchmaker. >> people hear about capitol hill and it is a mess and everyone is yelling and fighting, well, people are failing in love and establishing families. >> a all right now on fox news sunday. >> hole low again from fox news in washington. donald trump was busy put out fires this week trying to get house speaker paul ryan on board. this weekend he faced new problems. a newspaper investigation into his treatment of women over the years. and a strange story that he often posed as a publicist to brag about himself.
i have republican national convention live from rnc headquarters, the chairman. chairman priebus, the article "crossing line, the private conduct with women," they did more than 50 interviews over six weeks and they say they found repeated instances of trump insulting women and making unwanted advances even in the workplace. chairman, does that bother you? >> a lost things bother me. obviously i am the wrong person to ask that question but, look --. >> wait, wait, wait, request are you the wrong person new the chairman of the party it is your nominee. >> let me answer. what i would say we have been working on this primary for over a year, chris. i have to tell you, i think that all of the stories that come out, and they come out every couple of weeks, people just don't care. people look at donald trump and
say, and hillary clinton and say, who is going to bring an earthquake to washington, dc? the bigger issue when we make the judgments about people are, whether individuals are throwing stones in glass houses? when people are hypocrites, that is when the stories have an impact. but i don't think donald trump and his personal live is something that people are looking at and saying well i am surprised that he has had girlfriends in the past. that is not what palm look at. >> forgive me, sir . >> traditional play do not apply. >> forgive me it is not whether he had girlfriends, the question is, whether or not he mistreated women, whether he made unwanted vans, what he humiliateed women, in the workplace. why understand why you say people don't care about that, and are you going to hurricane into the allegation -- going to lack into the allegations? >> i am not say people don't care i am saying the reason he is where he is, he represented
something much different than the traditional analysis of individual candidate. yes, everything bothers me. but i don't know the truth of these things, i don't know other than reading an article whether these things are true. it is something that donald trump is going to have to answer questions in regard to. all i am saying, though, is after a year of different stories nothing applies. that is all i am saying. the bigger question is, between hillary clinton and donald trump, who represents somebody that is going to bring a more efficient, accountable, effective government in washington? a career politician? or a total outsider? with potentially some flaws and a businessman that can get something done? that is what this is about. whether it is a race to the president only or not i am not sure. >> i want to ask you, because
the question of character, particularly in a president is important and donald trump lord knows has been bringing up hick's character and bill clinton's character, and, this is also a story in the "washington post" that trip used to call reporters claiming to be a publicist named john miller but, really, was trump to brag about himself and his ♪s with women. shear a clip from a phone call back in the 1990s and trump this week denying it is him. >> this is someone who has a lot of options and maybe be called by everyone, so, he has marla and three other gulfs. >> it is not me and it does not sound like me i tell you that and it was not me. >> but, back in the that knews trump admitted to the reporter later that it was him and he testified in a court case that he sometimes used the assumed name john miller. the real question is, what do you say, chair, to women voters
who are going to hear the stories about trump brag about his exploits and allegedly mistreating women, what are you saying to them in they have concerns and question whether he wants this man to be president? >> each individual person out there should evaluate our potential nominee based on the answer he gives to the questions. also, look at what is at stake in this country. whether hillary clinton rents in someone that will bring the needed change we have here in washington. look, a story of 30 years ago and whether donald trump exercise natured someone that -- donald trump impersonated someone that he denies and you look at hillary clinton and this past week the foundation is charged with exchanging access for cash and four dead americans in benghazi and we are talking instead about a planted story by
somebody in the "washington post" from 30 years has no consequence at all to the issues facing this country. that is what every american is going to be faced with: that fundamental question as to which person is going to bring a seismic containing to washington, dc. the old play become, the same old analysis is not applying in this election. i get this stuff is interesting but we have been through this and it has not moved the dial one notch. >> let me ask about another question which is trump's continued refusal to release his tax returns. he said that he is not going to release them until an i.r.s. ought it is complete. he was asked this week what the effective tax rate is and he said it is no one's business. every republican nominee since nixon who at one time was under an audit has released tax returns. is this the transparency we can
expect? >> i am not sure. romney released his thats very late and paid a dear price for it by playing games or ftse release -- or footsie, but it was not if. i am not sure americans care if he releases the taxes or not. that is a question for donald trump. he is either going to benefit or suffer from the decisions he makes on that issue. but, again, not to be repetitive but, whether this through is going to apply to donald trump in a negative way i am not sure, but, so far, most things have not. he represented something far different than these particular individual issues. it is a bigger question. which is, who is going to blow up the system? who is going to get the change that people want done? people are angry.
they angry and they want something done and they view trump as the person to do it. that is what this election is coming down to. >> don't you think, looking at this in a philosophical matter, obviously we know a lot and maybe people do not like it about hillary clinton but she has been vetted. don't you think it is legitimate for people to lack into who donald trump is? for instance, the "washington post", bob wood board the famous reporter now said that there are 20 reporters at the weapon william looking into donald trump and we don't know were about his private life, or about his professional life. isn't that legitimate? >> listen, i am not say it is not legitimate. it is all legitimate. i am just saying why necessity in it is -- i don't think it is going to affect people's view of who and what donald trump rents in to them given this election and the electorate. frommed, why have a remember with reporters looking into
things but they should be looking at hillary clinton and her past and her treatment of women and her treatment of women in the workplace and the way she acted on the mail scandal and whether she will be indicted and the click ton foundation and benghazi. look, this is a reason why hillary clinton is stuck in the mud and still beating back a socialist in her own party. granted, i am not saying there are not going to be issued to be discussed but i am saying the issues that apply to donald trump are so big and so fundamental and universal across the board that the individual thing we are going to be talking about and read about, why think they are going to hit him. they will pounce off. >> finally, trump met this week with a lost republican leaders including paul ryan and you were the third man in the room for the meetings. yesterday, failure spoke to the wisconsin state republican convention and said he is not
yet ready tone force donald trump. >> we think it is important we have real party uni not pretend party unity but real party unity so we go in the full election at full strength. >> chairman, how confident are you that house speaker ryan in the end will endorse donald trump and he keeps talking about a process. how long is the process going to take? >> listen, i don't speak for paul ryan but i can tell you that both of these guys came into the meeting expecting a good meeting but it was a great meeting and they made a lot progress and i would be surprised if we did not get there not too much longer in the distant fought. i think it was a good meeting. paul ryan on not do a press conference and say thing he said just to say them. he believes it. he is sincere. he wants to make sure it is real. he does not want to just put on
a she but understand and make sure this is a real understanding of each other before the endorsement. >> last question, this is a report today that a number of leading conservatives are talking about trying to mount an independent conservative campaign for president. how seriously do you take that? >> i always take things like that seriously but i know the law makes it very difficult. they can try to hijack another party and get on the ballot but, look, it is a suicide mission for our country because it means you are letting down not just ayears of the white house but, potentially, 100 years on the supreme court and wrecking the country for many generations. that is the leg casey the folks will leave behind and it is very dangerous and there are other ways to get assurances on the things they are worried about which is what paul ryan is doing and making sure that some thing
are understood before moving forward. >> and briefly --. >> failure's approach is bitter. >> what would you say to people like mitt romney and bill kristol who were involved? >> they should consider the ramifications of what will happen on the supreme court and get assurances from donald trump they are satisfied with, that would show that he is committed to those conservative justices and make sure the justices are being considered are people that the federalist society and other groups think are great and that is the better way to go. >> chairman, thanks for your time. always a pleasure to talk to you, sir. >> you bet. >> coming up, donald trump and paul ryan could be working out differences with you there is still a big submit in the g.o.p. and newt gingrich debates i this
>> and now, endorsements have been picked up winning the becoming of big donors but some oppose him and exploring the debate among republicans in washington, we have former house speaker, newt gingrich, a trump supporter and in kansas, a republican representative huelskamp who said becoming trump is a moral dilemma.
>> you said you will not let your nine-year-old watch trump on t because you are concerned about language. do these reports add to director concerns about trump's character? and you are a cruz supporter, should he get back in the race? >> i don't think cruz is getting back in. but it is not just me. there are millions of soccer moms, football dads, baseball dads across america trying to raise their children in a tough culture and a presidential candidate is demeaning to women and vulgar and crass and the best thing about donald trump is he is not hillary clinton but he is not a conservative. either. >> speaker newt gingrich what do you make of the reports of trump's treatment of women and do you have problem with the behavior? >> for "new york times" to have this week the reports on bill clinton flying around with a pedophile dismissing his secret
service agents and decide we need to worry about donald trump tells you everything you need to know about "new york times" and the "washington post" they are in the tank for hillary clinton and it will be unending. trump makes no claim on anything of life before he ran for office. what he does said he has been a very successful businessman, he has learn add from deal, and he would do more to change washington than any of the other candidates. 16 others competed for that can they lost pus people decided, the voters' largest vote for any republican in history was for donald trump because they decided he will change washington. >> let's get to the big picture here, congressman huelskamp, do you trust donald trump as relayable conservative? >> he certainly is not a conservative if you look at the issues particularly issues of the heart like issues of life and marriage and family that are clear in our platform, this guy suggested he was going to appoint his pro-abortion sister
to the united states supreme court. that seems to be the issue, the conservatives are supposed to have it for donald trump because of a supreme court nominee and we don't want hillary clinton making the nominations. at the end of the day donald trump has a problem with soccer moms, football dads like myself. i have a anyone-year-old and he cannot listen to the guy on television. how will he bridge that gap? i don't know. when you live and die by the media, his entire primary campaign, it will be a tough election moving into november. >> i think congressman huelskamp is right, donald trump is not a traditional conservative. he has never claimed to be traditional. however, he has said that he will nominate very conservative judges, people worthy of scalia and thomas, and he clearly is working with the federalist society and others to put together a speech on the judiciary that will drew a very sharp line with hillary clinton and the question that the congressman huelskamp asks,
hillary clinton rents in, and i think this was said, hillary clinton rents in eight years of bad washington and 100 years of last wing court. are we represented to say donald trump is more dangerous than hillary clinton? in not, for any rationale conservative, he is dramatically safer as a vote. >> congressman huelskamp? >> well, the old style of campaigning, the old ideas that donald trump whens it throw out is it is still here. we are toll, vote for the less of two evils and i don't understand that, hillary clinton will unify the republican party but there are millions of moms and dads will say will i vote for someone who demeaning to women? i don't think "new york times" article is a surprise if you live and die by the media because he has a long pattern of these things that are vulgar and crass, i would never let my 14-year-old say what donald
trump said and that will show up in people's mine teen now and november and the moms and dads who like his opposition to common core but are worried about statements on women. the problem on who will point to the supreme court, he said the other thing, he is all over on all of the issues and that is a problem of lat form, a problem on basic life issues and, certainly on marriage issues, the bathroom issue, he is all over the map. folks are looking for certainty and you don't see that in the positions of donald trump. >> what you do see is absolute certainty he will be dramatically more conservative than hillary clinton, you see absolutely certainty that not just his judgeships but the can't and apeoples are more conservative, and there is a deeper issue: why does he get more votes than any republican in history in primaries? because the country is desperate to overturn the bureaucracy of the city. you cited an example. we in longer need school boards because a bureaucrat somewhere
in washington can issue a letter and change policy with no public hearings, no elected officials, no local control, and if you want to keep going down that road, hillary clinton is your answer. if you want to break up the left wing monopoly donald trump is the only person who can do it. >> congressman huelskamp we talked about life and values and treatment of women, when it comes to economic issues such as trade or immigration or entitlement reform, where do you have the biggest problem with donald trump? >> he said he wanted to raise taxes again on the rich, and that is not a conservative position. i think the speaker and i agree on this. the idea of slamming down the border, that is not a conservative position. allowing to us compete in the world that is what conservatives want to do the problem with donald trump his position changes sometimes in the same speech. when he said he is flex ill, i see insiders this washington not the speaker but, it is good to see flexibility. that is what the people don't
want, they 2001 who take as stand but his stamps are going to change as we move forward but on basic issues of life, you cannot win as a republican in this country until you are 100% pro live and you do not stick with the part platform and what i hear from the campaign they are flexible on issues of life as well and that is very damaging to the millions of will haves of voters and you could say they are not voting for hillary clinton but they will vote by staying home and that is my fear about november and trim trump. >> i want to talk, mr. speaker about flips plus is in question that donald trump has taken various positions over time, minimum wage he was against raising it and now for it. a tax cut, first he was going to cut taxes droughtsly for the wealthy and now he said he will cut them but not such, the tax increase will be smaller and a change this week on banning muslims. >> for a total and complete shut down of muslims entering the
united states. until our country's representatives can figure out what the hell is beginning on. >> it was a suggestion. anything i say, i am not the president, everything is a suggestion. in matter what you say it is a mr. speaker, doesn't what donald trump called the "flexibility," doesn't it become a remember? >> sure. it is always the framework. notice, on the rich, he said he is going to have a smaller tax cut, one of his problems he insists on speaking for an hour and 1590s off the cuff and i do a fair amount of that and when you do that day after day, with the news media watching as they should for presidential candidates, you are going to have memorials you wish you had not have. an example of conservatism, ronald reagan in his diary in 1986 said he is signing the immigration bill because we have to get control of the border. it is not accurate to say that
conservatives cannot be in favor of controlling the border. on trade, frankly, and i helped pass nafta, i was the whip that helped pass nafta, it is good to be tougher on trade. when you hear for example that the chinese last year probably stole $360 billion 6 intellectual property from the united states, being stuff is good. i think conservatives can be for tough-minded trade not automatically thinking of getting ripped off. >> congressman? >> donald trump has in clear position on anything, those are interesting positions articulated but it is not that he take for a wrong time but he said different things a he talks and that is what we are going to lose but conservatives we agree, conservatives do not have to be vulgar or demeaning. video were months and dads across america that are looking to see someone of character and we have a chance of a lifetime to take out the clinton machine
and it looks like we will not knox that does not share the character. he has the new york values no question and i don't believe it plays well in can chance or other conservative areas. will voters show up and vote for a guy like that? that is my fear. >> congressman hull it appears he is going to be the nominee. in it comes out trump vs. clinton, what are you going to do? >> i don't think it matters when congress has 9% approval rating it does not matter what a congressman from kansas thinks the. >> it matters to the constituents. >> i need to talk to my wife we are both so upset...why does he have to talk like that? why does he have to talk in a brash manner that is so demeaning to women? he has to find a way to rule it out. but, it is all words, he has in, as to back it up, here clearly is not a conservative.
is he better than hillary clinton? he is. that did not work out well for romney and obama in 12ful but we have to vote for the lesser of two evils and i don't think it will work out well until we see some clear and consistent changes from trim trump. >> finally, you knew this was come there is a last speculation , don't give me that look --. >> i thought you were above this. >> no, this is what i do for a living. i know you did not think i was' it. >> there is a lot of speculation that he going to ask you to be his running mate. if he asked you will say yes? >> if he asks i will certainly say i will talk about it. it is not automatic. you have to thing, what does he think the job involves. if he indicates as i am sure, you will lay a big role. >> if he can convince me five and i it is do-able and we would contribute we would be very hard pressed not to say yes. >> would you like to do it. >> i don't know it is a great challenge but i have a pretty
exciting and interesting life premiering a new movie in washington on mount vernon and a new back is coming out so we are pretty busy but we could be lured into a new path. >> you could fit the vice-presidency in and the house of representatives is not bad, either. >> always a pleasure to talk with you, and congressman huelskamp, thank you, too. >> up next, more on trump's treatment of women and we will bring in our sunday group to discuss media plans to investigate trump's past in democratth and what do you think, are reporter treating donald trump the same way they are treating hillary clinton? let me know on facebook or twitter. use # fns.
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>> we just heard john miller representing himself as a trump spokesman in 1991 in a voice that sure sound like donald trump and the weapon said it is the businessman posing as his own publicist and now, our sunday group, fox news senior political analyst, brit hume, amy walter from the political report, and george will, and bob woodward from the "washington post", as well, bob, you were quoting saying the "washington post" has 20 people working on every face of donald trump's life? >> that is correct. we have announced a month ago we are doing a book and we are going to do stories as it evolves, the equivalent effort will be made on hillary clinton. it is traditional. it is particularly in this campaign which is one of those pivot points, in the history of the country, we need to tell people everything we can find out and that means a massive effort.
>> are you making an equal effort because that is something we are hearing from folks an equal effort on hillary clinton with 20 people on her? >> it is not necessarily the number of people, it is who is working on it. >> smarter people, then? >> no, no, no, believe me, the goal here is the best obtainable version of the truth. can you not find out everything and as we know, biography is character. look, hillary clinton's time in the senate, we should do a full excavation of it, her time as secretary of state, with trump every business deal, he said on his text runs there are 500 entities this he has so a lot of work needs to be done. >> bright, do you think this kind of probing into trump's life is legitimate? what about complaints you hear from a lot of conservatives this is the mainstream media trying
to sink trump and help elect as we heard from a certain degree from newt gingrich and help hillary clinton? >> a it is legitimate. and in the case of trump . all the probing? >> yes, it is legitimate. when you think of donald trump who for all of his celebrity is a newcomer to politics, the fullness of whose record has really not been fully explored, and that is worthwhile. i hope and trust that a similar effort will be made with secretary hillary clinton i cannot say the record is so good on this. the media have shown precious little interest in stories like the benghazi story and while it was "new york times" that break the story about the clinton foundation and the multitude of dealing, some quite controversial, there is thread that has been lost so perhaps
the slack will be taken up. a guy can hope. >> how without respond? >> it will done, and can you not did these things in an afternoon or a week. you have to find people who are knowledgeable, ideally people would have not talked before, controlly people who have records and notes and that is possible and the commitment is there. the owner of the "washington post", jeff bezos, said to the editor, of the "washington post", you will have the resources to do this on both candidates, final nominees must be aggressive, fair, and bipartisan. >> not surprisingly, donald trump fired back at today's "new york times" story about his treatment of women over the years. here is his tweet "why doesn't the failing "new york times" write the real story on the
clintons and women. the media is totally dishonest." amie, do you think this adds to the problems that trump already has with women voters? >> i don't know it helps. when i talk with women voters and i sat in a couple of focus we weeks the past week, in pennsylvania, the women there are not happy with many of his past statements and they were most concerned about the issue of his overall judgment. i heard woman after woman saying i worry he will get us in trouble meaning with the rest of the world the a only said, you know, we know what an eye for an cry how it woulds and it does not work out very well. the concern for many of the people is not what the past was but what he will do as president of the united states. that is what we will hear much more about from whether it is the clinton campaign or democrats focusing on what is it going to be mean if he is commander in chief and past the
united states. >> were they asked about the clintons? >> in the focus groups? >> the perception of hillary clinton, be clear, these women although some of them were swing, they not in love with hillary clinton of the right new their vote for hillary clinton is much more a vote against donald trump than a support of her. >> george, the other big trump story and what i thought we would talk about, he came here toed with, to meet with republican leaders including house speaker paul ryan and here is house speaker ryan after the meeting the i was encouraged with what i heard from donald trump today. i do believe that we are now planting the seed to get ourselves unified. how do you think trump's charm offensive is beginning? in the end, do ryan and other republican leaders have any choice but to add least make a show of be unified with donald trump? >> a lot of republicans are engaging in semantic somersaults
and making distinctions saying i support trump but i don't endorse trump. i am not sure what the voters should take away. a senator from never is say i vehemently oppose our nominee but what is interesting is the mating dance between donald trump and paul ryan. in a statement after the meeting, they refer to our "few differences" and urged the republicans to "unite around our shared principles." well, name one. one shared principle. for example, paul ryan feel strongly about restoring the article one powers of congress and pulling in the executive overreach of the current president. trump said in ford move as plant to mexico he personally will stop it. he said, carrier is going to bring bag those jobs to indiana.
he as president will make it happen. no no idea of permission. >> i talked to a source close to paul ryan who said that donald trump reassured him it was big issue, that donald trump would reassure headquarter headquarter he understood the separation of powers and limits on executive authority the you can question it, and i see it, whether he would do that as president but he did reassure house speaker paul ryan on that issue. if he understands the separation of power he understands what he has promised rally after rally after rally cannot be done. >> we have heard for some time this are a number, a small number, but a number of conservatives who just cannot stomach trump and our colleague is business krystal and mitt romney and they are going to a variety of different people saying if you cannot run in all, put you on the ballot in a few
to stop trump. >> can you not beat something with morning and they have gone down the list of people all of would say "no." >> they need a horse. >> and, briefly --. >> what i am looking at is not who is lining up behind donald trump in terms of big names and members of congress i am looking at the percentage of republican voters who say they will support donald trump. last poll was 72% and hillary clinton is at 87% of democrats supporting her. in the 72% is up to 90% it does not matter which big names. in the voters start to move it does not matter what the washington foes are staying with him or not. >> states push back against a white house order to public schools to let transgender students use the bathrooms and locker rooms of their gender identity. what questions do you have for
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it's to insure that our schools are as inclusive and respectful and safe as they can possibly be. >> he can keep his 30 pieces of silver. we will not yield to blackmail from the president of the united stat. wte h >> the white house spokesman explaining the administration on transgender but push back from texas lt. governor of the order and the threat that federal funds will be cut off to school districts that resist.
>> george, the obama administration is basically acting on its own, on this issue, there has been no consultation with congress and congress has done no less on the issue of transgender rights. however, last month there was a ruling by the 4th spirit court of appeals that held title 9 basically protects transgender rights on the issue of bathrooms and other marries of their choice. what is your take? >> first, they do this with the guide an letter which is supposed to be not mandatory but that is their way of getting around the administration procedures act requiring public hearings and public comment. three lessons. the governor said they can keep the 30 pieces of silver but at this late stage of the game public school and every institution in america is so tied with we federal money when they take the silver they become part of the federal government and subject to this kind of unilaterally executive ruling. second, this is bound to an stimulus and this is the good side, to the growth of private
education in this country. people will say we do not want to be in public schools if they are manipulated this way. third, the most important thing about this is the manipulation of language. george or well in "1984," it was genius because it said that the government controls language that it has ultimate control. the 64 civil rights act bans discrimination on the basis of association. the as is saying same is a synonym for gender identity. not true. the party of science ought to know that sex is a meat of chromosomes. and the -- those advocating for transgender rights are saying it is a matter of sexual gender identity not the same as sex. what is sinister is the president saying the language of the law does not mean what it says. >> amy can you not get get a an
issue that is more polarizing, the obama white house and supporters are saying it is the extension of a civil right but opponents are saying you have federal overreach, washington is going into the public school and saying, this is how director kids are going have to live. it is tough. >> what is interesting, when we had the debate earlier this week when it was over north carolina and you saw a lot of republicans showing away from that and not getting so engaged in the battle and they did not want to engage on a cultural war they felt was not a winner. when president obama got involved in this it became as much about obama and overreach and the debate that we have been having for the last if you years of a president they feel is by fiat doing the executive orders. what i feel is happening right now rather than being just cultural, cultural war dividing
red and blue it is, again, the battle against president obama. i will say to folks who are frustrated of the overreach, i don't think it will go away when president obama is done. when congress does not get anything done which they have not in a long time do you think they will handle this? no, it gives more power to the executive and the next president will do what this president does until the legislature start getting things done. >> we asked questions of the panel and we got a number of people opposed. >> paul on facebook what other essential issues are out this for obama to overstep his authority? and this could get bad. bright? i don't disagree. i would say what amy said, i understand the point, but this isn't just about congress not dealing with this issue. this is an issue that couple it of nowhere, it is not as in it before congress and congress has refused to act.
in fact, congress has act on this in 1964, and you have to accept the idea of someone's claimed gender over biological fact an gender over biological fact and as a practical matter how is this exactly going to work? what happens when a man with male parts decides that he is really a woman and would like to take a shower in the ladies locker room and there he is with his male parts exposed? now, is this really something that people are going to think is really okay in the name of -- in the name of civil rights?se i don't think so. i think the absurdity of this is so strong that it's hard for me to imagine that the public wouldn't be repulsed by it. >> but it's complex and amy is right, it's been politicized and so you can't really get down to the substance of it. i >> but there is a substance of it. when you get the administration -- i mean, it's one thing to fight back against
north carolina's law, but when you have the administration directing every public school ra district in america, this is what's going to go on in the bathroom and in the locker room, there is a substantial issue there. >> there is. and to lots of people it's an important civil rights issue and a lot of people advocates of this say it is the last civil right. but brit also has a point, practically how do you do this h and how do you deal with it? happily i think it's something we can be optimistic about over the coming months and years, i think this will be worked out. >> i have a thought what the policy ought to be, don't ask, c don't tell and don't show. >> okay. let me -- i do want to switch because we have promised to talk about another subject to something that we can all agree on does involve the government and that is that the lines at airports are just too darn long
and getting longer, sometimes as you can see here this week, more than an hour to clear check points and they're going to get even longer this summer. george, the tsa blames congresse for -- well, wait a minute -- for cutting its staff. they have 4,000 fewer screeners than they had three years ago. the airports, some of them are under pressure to hire private t screeners and everybody blames the airlines for making you paye a fee to check your bags which means more people take their bags through the security checkpoints. >> the tsa, the tsa stands for transportation security, they haveth found time through march 31st, to have officiated that and done security at 252 campaign rallies this year. have nothing to do with transportation security.e every federal agency that fouls up says it does so because they don't have enough money. the irs said we got into s monitoring conservatives and
suppressing their speech because we were overwhelmed by new applications and we didn't have enough money, give us more money. the same thing is happening with this. first question is what are they doing at these rallies instead of being at the airports? happily, again this is another impetus for privatization, a number of airports across the country are saying we're going to go to private screeners, contract thig out and that's a net gain. >> do you know what i would lovo to see? instead of airportss spending all this time and energy on the new beautiful restaurants and manicure places, reengineering the way that they do screening. it's not that complicated.ut so when the person takes their bag that has water in it or has keys or forgets that he put something else in there, that person immediately gets pushed over to the side so other people can go through. it's not hard.d. reengineer the airport. >> do you have a solution, brit? i've got to imagine that you waiting in a line for an hour would be about as unpleasant as me waiting on a line for an hour. ? >> i went out to an office i guess it was downtown here and had a meeting with the tsa n
people, which is available to anyone, and i got this little tsa precheck number, which means that i can more quickly go through the line. it would be good if a lot more people did that, that would make that line more crowded. >> we don't want to tell people about that line. >> but it would help. >> and i have it, too. anybody can get it, all you havw to do is go to the tsa, thank you, panel, see you next sunday. up next, our power player of the week, capitol hill's very own matchmaker.ou ur power playe week. capitol hill's very own matchmaker. at ally bank, no branches equals great rates. it's a fact. kind of like grandkids equals free tech support. oh, look at you, so great to see you! none of this works. come on in. i'm terhe is.at golf. but i'd like to keep being terrible at golf for as long as i can. new patented ensure enlive has hmb plus 20 grams of protein to help rebuild muscle. for the strength and energy to do what you love. new ensure enlive.
here is our power player of the week. >> it's instinct. you feel it. you know, you feel for people. it's a little like politics. >> charles schumer isn't talking about passing legislation, he's talking about his skill as a matchmaker. in three decades in congress there have been 13 what he likes to call schumer marriages. >> the positive spin on why there are all these schumer marriages is we are the closest knit staff on the hill. of course, there is a negative spin which is he makes them work so hard they don't have time to meet anybody else. we have a bunch of dinners. >> sometimes schumer picks up on an office romance that's already blossomed, but he is not above setting things in motion. >> some of these people say you do more than get a little involved. they say you cajole, you pester, you nag. cajole, yes, pester, no. brand and nicole met on schumer's first campaign for the senate in 1988. >> he was very happy and at that
moment took ownership of it. >> i care about them. my staff is sort of like my second family. >> but that's not the end of it. as soon as a schumer couple gets married -- >> i say anything new. >> meaning? >> any new offspring on the way? >> no. >> one of them took 11 years. 11 years, they finally had a kid just last year. bravo. >> scott and marla married in 2012. >> once you get married then when you see him every time it's, you know, when is there going to be a schumer baby? >> when we had our kids he was like the first call or the second call in the hospital. >> there are 14 schumer babies, which the senator says is proof positive congress is not completely dysfunctional. >> people hear about capitol hill and it's a mess and everyone is yelling and fighting. well, people are falling in love and establishing families. >> not surprisingly the senator's reputation has spread across capitol hill. >> schumer marriages are sort of known. i have gotten mothers
particularly who have a son or daughter who is single saying, could you hire him, you know, maybe something good will happen? >> are you serious? >> yes. >> schumer says matchmaking is not a criterion for who he hires, but he admits there are couples in his office he's working on right now. >> two that i didn't know, i found out in the last few months. >> and are you starting to cajole? >> i think people know that i care about them and i want them to be happy. >> and if that's not enough of an endorsement, how about this? >> you never know. you can -- you can meet your future husband when i did working for senator schumer. >> one of schumer's daughters got married earlier this year while the senator doesn't take credit for that one, she did meet her husband working together at the white house. now this program note, be sure to tune in tuesday at 8:00 p.m. eastern for "megyn kelly presents," a prime time special that includes her first sit-down with donald trump.
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