Skip to main content

tv   FOX Friends  FOX News  August 1, 2016 3:00am-6:01am PDT

3:00 am
many other dads out there showing what they really think when they first see the baby coming out. thanks for watching "fox & friends first." have a great monday, august 1st. "fox & friends" starts right now. you good morning, everybody. it is monday, august 1st. i'm sandra smith. this is a fox news alert. it's happened again. another cop shot this time after a police chase in illinois. the officer is in serious condition we're told and the manhunt is still underway for the suspects. we will have the very latest on this for you. then, maryland in a state of emergency after being hit with historic flooding. good samaritans form a human chain to save a woman as the waters rise trying to get her out of her car. >> ready? >> all right. >> oh, man. what happened next. and is relief on the way?
3:01 am
we're going to tell you. then donald trump facing a firestorm of criticism. should hillary really be piling on. we look at the hypocrisy in the media. the story is changing by the hour. let's say every minute. that's why you need to watch "fox & friends." because your mornings are better with friends. >> welcome, folks. the first day of august. ainsley's taken off a couple of days. look who we have today. >> august. today is the 1st. >> yeah. >> whoa. >> we're back from cleveland and philadelphia. guess how it turns out, 99 days until election day. >> did you have to think about where you were when you woke up this morning? >> friday, absolutely. >> particularly last week after spending a week in a leaky tent in a parking lot.
3:02 am
>> back on our regular couch and back with heather. >> hope you all had a great weekend and enjoyed being home with your families. start out with a serious story and a fox news alert. a police officer is in serious conditions that the hour after he was shot in a high speed police chase. a massive manhunt in the area of carbon dale, illinois. they're looking for the suspect who opened fire on the officer. the suspect got car, sped off and fired multiple rounds back at the officer. we're following this as it still unfolds. now to some extreme weather. some say this looks like the set of a disaster movie. waters destroying a beautiful and historic city, ellicott,
3:03 am
maryland. a woman who was saved by a human chain. watch. >> i got her. i got her. >> [ bleep ]. >> simply incredible. that woman is okay this morning thanks to the work of good samaritans. the man that you see who's closest to your screen is using one hand to shoot the video, the other hand to help rescue her. he will be joining us later on "fox & friends" to share his experience about that rescue. now to texas where we have brand-new video and it shows the deadliest hot air crash in history moments before it burst into flames killing all 16 people who were on board. investigators in lockheart, texas, are looking into witness reports that the balloon was packed with too many people before it hit a website and plunged to the ground. the company's website it can
3:04 am
hold up to 24 people. the better business bureau had warned people about that pilot, skip nichols, on six different occasio occasions. reports show he was previously on drug and alcohol probation. the celebration not lasting long for carly hay. she sparked outrage for racist tweets that she had posted year ago. posts from 2013 containing the "n" word were found on her twitter account. hays admits to using that language. she apologized. through hard work, education i'm proud to say i am a better person today. she will get to keep her title and her crown at least for now. i'll see you back here soon. >> thank you so much. >> thanks, guys. >> can anyone fix the thermostat here? either that or would your' going to have to take our pants off. >> are we indoors?
3:05 am
haven't we figured this out? aren't you hot? someone is pouring water on the rocks this morning. all right. >> speaking of hot, let's make the transition to home some hothead lines. the numbers in the political world now. even some republican staff members are piling up on donald trump after kazir kahn spoke about how his son gave his life while serving in iraq. mr. kahn said at the convention that donald trump never read the constitution, he never sacrificed anything and then there was this where donald trump sat down with george stephanopoulos and he talked about the content. >> i saw him. he was very emotional. probably looked like a nice guy
3:06 am
to me. wife, if you look at his wife, she was standing there. she had nothing to say. she probably -- maybe spee wasn't allowed to say anything. you tell me. she was extremely quiet. and it looked like she had nothing to say. a lot of people have said that and personally i watched him. wish him the best of luck. >> what would you say about that? >> we have a lot of problems with radical islamic terrorism. that's what i say. >> a lot of people wondering did he cross the line with these statements? now making a statement on hillary clinton and the media and the hypocrisy that he is identifying there saying, quote, the loss of these lives in libya is directly traceable to clinton but their family's testimonials were rejected by the media. of course, brian, that goes back to when we did hear hillary clinton make direct comments to
3:07 am
those family members calling them liars essentially on multiple occasions now. >> the whole premise of this argument is false. donald trump never said muslims shouldn't serve in the military. donald trump's point was with the new immigrants coming in, we know nothing about these -- the muslims coming into our country but you've got to know what the hell is going on. he amended it to say wait a second, let's look at the territories where people don't have control of their population. they'll look at them. now all of a sudden george stephanopoulos throws this at this brand-new politician. he said many times muslims do great job. they're invaluable when they give their service. his most salient point was islamic extremists killed his son. it wasn't anything else. >> did donald trump have to say a thing about his wife? no. >> he said the wife didn't say
3:08 am
anything. we now know why. the wife was so grief stricken she felt she couldn't say anything. >> they lost their son but there is a double standard. the mainstream media is paying all kinds of attention to the kahn family and not to the smith family. shawn smith lost his life in benghazi and it was one week earlier at the republican convention where pat smith directly and personally blamed hillary clinton for her son getting killed ychblt wasn't this covered. >> she lied to me and called me a liar. i blame hillary clinton personally for the death of my son. personally. in an e-mail shortly after the attack hillary clinton blamed it on terrorism. when i saw hillary clinton at shawn's clothing ceremony days
3:09 am
later, she looked knee squarely in the eye and told me a video was responsible. since then i have repeatedly asked hillary clinton to explain to me the real reason why my son is dead. i'm still waiting. >> meanwhile, i was on the floor for that. i it not know no networks covered her. nobody covered those live but almost everybody covered mr. kahn's remarks live. >> there is a double standard it seems and yet hillary clinton when asked by chris wallace during his exclusive interview with her, he asked her about the benghazi victims and essentially he calls shawn smith's mother, pat, who you just saw right there, a liar. >> i don't hold any ill feeling for someone who in that moment
3:10 am
may not fully recall everything that was or wasn't said. i think there has been a confusion in the minds of some and exploiting that confusion for the advantage of others. >> experienced politician basically calling her a liar. if she comes out and says, oh, why, pat smith's lying. she's doing it in a nuanced, sophisticated, politically experienced way. >> we have yet to see how this will play out. do you see the hypocrisy? did donald trump cross the line? send us your tweets or e-mails. when it comes to debates, that's next. after the summer we are quickly going to have three debates. debate dates are all set. three plus one. donald trump's beginning to negotiate. like every other candidate, he's
3:11 am
not doing it behind closed doors. i have a problem with these dates, they conflict with the nfl. the nfl is going to get hurt and so aren't the ratings. >> the debates would help donald trump more than hillary clinton. >> sure. so donald trump wants as many viewers as possible. take a look, monday, september 26th. that is the atlanta/saints game. this he could have up to 20 million viewers watching on espn. he would like those eye balls. tuesday, october 4th is the vice president's debate. sunday, october th i believe it is the packers/giants game. trump wants to win wisconsin obviously. he would like all of those eye balls. wednesday, october 19th, they're having a debate because that's my birthday. >> they started planning this 18 months ago and there's a lot to incorporate religious events.
3:12 am
it's possible to avoid some. >> i would like morning show hosts to get together, matt lauer and company, and make it start at 6:00 p.m. it's too late to make it coherent the next day. >> you're about to hear from riens priebus and paul manafort. according to the dnc hack, hacked e-mail, hillary clinton plotted and planned to make sure they were on the least watched nights of the week. >> we're not going to be having debates on saturday and sunday nights. >> we discovered in the hack of the dnc, mrs. clinton likes low audiences with her debates r. mr. trump said i want a debate. i will do three debates but i want it to be the maximum. >> paul manafort on nbc it
3:13 am
sounded as though it was. >> confirmed people's suspicions. >> bernie sand s sanders didn't fight. donald trump will. >> he's fighting now. 6:13 here now on the first day of august. does donald trump need to apologize for his comments? we're going to talk to a muslim and former military leader next. here's a cool cop that you want hand out instead of tickets. bp wind farms are monitored 24/7 at our remote operations center, so onsite teams can count on early warning of approaching weather. because safety is never being satisfied. and always working to be better.
3:14 am
or keeping a hotel's guests cuttinconnected.i to 35,000 never bfans...tisfied. businesses count on communication, and communication counts on centurylink.
3:15 am
3:16 am
(lion♪it's peyton on sunday mornings.♪ (peyton) you know with directv nfl sunday ticket you can watch your favorite team no matter where you live. like broncos or colts. (cashier) cool. (peyton) ah...18. the old number.
3:17 am
ooh. i have got a coupon for that one. (vo) get nfl sunday ticket - only on directv. and watch live games anywhere. critics accusing the clinton campaign of exploiting a muslim war hero. donald trump is defending himself in an interview this weekend. >> i think i made a lot of sacrifices. i worked very, very hard. i've created thousands and thousands of jobs. i have raised millions of dollars for the vets. i'm helping the vets a lot. >> so how should trump have handled this? do you like how he's handling it
3:18 am
so far? with us to discuss is dr. zaruti. he's a former lieutenant commander. he joins us today. good morning, doctor. >> good morning. good to be with you. >> good to have you as well and your unique perspective. where do you think we are regarding this back and forth between trump and the khans? >> i have to tell you as an american muslim who served, i've dedicated my life, our conservative movement, the republican america that i knew and grew up in is better than this. i think that unfortunately our inaccuracies come from trump mixing muslims and it's giving the outlet to happen. when the khans did this, it was
3:19 am
political exploitation. they say, geez, this is a conservative idea they're talking about. about the constitution, american itching. theocracy. they stole them because we have been too busy. gold star families. i'd never compare my sacrifices to those who have given their life. mainstream media has been ignoring this issue and in light of the political system. >> he never said muslims shouldn't serve in the military. he never said they don't have a role. he never expressed anything but condolences for the khans. when they fired back, he responded. >> he should respond to the issue. there's so much fresh red meet
3:20 am
out there from islamic measures. they support muslim brotherhood groups in america. don't want to call jihad jihad. unfortunately once you have a gold star family, there are things that just we are above as conservatives and our candidates should. not criticize the mother. the sharia atmosphere where they're oppressed. to say that about a gold star family when she was a grieving mother really isn't the co conservative message. >> he called their son a hero. they came after me on the stage. shouldn't i have responded? >> remember mr. bush's response to sheehan, et cetera.
3:21 am
there are ways to do this before. a better way to do it than getting down to that partisan politics. >> thank you so much. we change gears. coming up next, the fallout from a war against cops. we tell you what's happening now because the cops fear for their own lives. if ynow's the time to get your ducks in a row. to learn about medicare, and the options you have. you see, medicare doesn't cover everything - only about 80% of your part b medical expenses. the rest is up to you. so if 65 is around the corner, think about an
3:22 am
aarp medicare supplement insurance plan, insured by unitedhealthcare insurance company. like all standardized medicare supplement insurance plans, they help cover some of what medicare doesn't pay. and could save you in out-of-pocket medical costs. so don't wait. call to request your free decision guide. and gather the information now to help you choose a plan later. these types of plans let you pick any doctor or hospital that takes medicare patients. and there's a range of plans to choose from, depending on you needs and your budget. so if you're turning 65 soon, call now and get started. because the time to think about tomorrow...is today. go long.
3:23 am
3:24 am
some quick headlines this morning. threats targeting nypd officers over their own police radio. >> captain, remember how when you put me in jail. i'm out now and i'm coming to put a bullet in your head, son. remember, captain, i'm coming for you. >> police think the person is using a lost or stolen police radio and they're looking to track him down. the chilling threats coming weeks after three watt ton rouge
3:25 am
officers were gunned down in cold blood. starting today the first of its kind blue lives matter bill takes effect in louisiana. now attacks on cops and first responders will be considered hate crimes there. talk about some really cool cops in virginia. >> it's actually against the law to drive on a hot day without an ice cream cone. >> oh, my god. >> the driver bursting into laughter at the officer's prank and the video now going viral. steve? >> that is great. all right. sandra, thank you. in the wake of more dead liam bushes on police officers, minnesota, minneapolis in particular dispatchers are now refusing to send police to emergency calls unless the caller gives their name. watch. >> it's very, very important for officer's safety that we get names because we have been targeted and that's the reason why we are asking for names. thanks a lot.
3:26 am
i'm done with the conversation. thank you. >> i'm done with the conversation. >> the minneapolis police department wants to protect officers from being set up, ambushed, but is the new policy putting officers' safety ahead of the publics. here we have bo dietle and joe sutton. joe, let's start with you. you think this requirement if we're going to send a cruiser so out, you have to give your name, you like the idea? >> i do. i think that minneapolis implementing this policy is just a way of trying to legitimize police calls especially in wake of all of the police ambushes in this country. i think it's a good first step. >> haven't you ever been in a situation where in this particular case apparently the guy was threatening people, he was going to, what did i say, he
3:27 am
was claiming he had stabbed someone to death, he was trying to fight with passer business. haven't you ever had a noisy neighbors and you wanted to call the cops and you go, what's your name? you're afraid to give your name because then your neighbor is going to hate your guts forever? >> first of all, police officers have the discretion whether or not they tell somebody who the complainant is. i have 31 years on the job, not 37, but we have that option. in fact, over my entire career i don't remember ever telling anybody, you know, who the complainant was because we do understand retaliation. we understand that. >> sure. >> so we say it's anonymous or we're keeping it confidential. >> okay. mr. dietle? >> you know, my feelings are from my time on the new york city police department in the '70s and '80s, we had numerous
3:28 am
calls to the police department, to 911 where people wouldn't leave their names. a lot of those calls led to the arrest and affected arrests. people are afraid to leave their names. look, i understand the other side of it also. when cops respond to a location they're well aware these things are going on as far as ambushes. to take that element away, i want people to wall. if you see something, say something. we have to ban together. i see both sides of it. cops have to come very close and respond. vicious things, domestic violence. they respond. you have to be aware of their surroundings. we know we're targets right now, but to take that away from anonymous calls, i'm he sorry. that's a very, very big thing to
3:29 am
do. >> the police department said we are asking dispatchers to get names so police officers won't be enticed to come to an area. in some cases they're simply not sending anybody out if they're not getting a name. >> that's not true. i spoke to several min knee app bow louse police officers. they're going to be sent. what it is is it gives them an opportunity to properly adjust their tactics or approach. >> that's good to know. >> joe, thank you very much. bo, i'll give you the last word. >> we've lost so many police officers this year. we're out there to serve and protect. we can't let up on it. i know it's a dangerous job to every officer. when they leave in the morning, their families don't know if they're going to see them again. we love cops.
3:30 am
we have to protect the public also. >> we have to keep them safe. joe and bo, great conversation. thank you very much. thank you for joining us on this monday morning. what do you think, e-mail us, friends at fox news.com. hillary clinton trying to woo bernie fans with the math. a fun day at the track sends a spectator to the hospital. we'll tell you what happened next. introducing otezla (apremilast). otezla is not an injection or a cream. it's a pill that treats plaque psoriasis differently. with otezla, 75% clearer skin is achievable after just 4 months, with reduced redness, thickness, and scaliness of plaques. and the otezla prescribing information has no requirement for routine lab monitoring. don't take otezla if you are allergic to any of its ingredients. otezla may increase the risk of depression.
3:31 am
tell your doctor if you have a history of depression or suicidal thoughts, or if these feelings develop. some people taking otezla reported weight loss. your doctor should monitor your weight and may stop treatment. side effects may include diarrhea, nausea, upper respiratory tract infection, and headache. tell your doctor about all the medicines you take, and if you're pregnant or planning to be. ask your dermatologist about otezla today. otezla. show more of you.
3:32 am
3:33 am
♪ ♪ wow. is this lava happy to see you or is it just me? a smiling face in the middle of a volcano in hawaii. look at that. do you see it? yeah. a little bit. >> couple of eyes and a big smile. the volcano has been erupting since may sending lava flowing
3:34 am
into the pacific ocean making the island bigger there. >> the last time lava flew out pompei was covered. >> there's the happy face. looks like a jack o'lantern. >> heather, good morning. >> aqua man. >> fighting crime under water finally bringing some law and order to the sea. >> exactly. good morning to you all. i hope you had a terrific weekend. it's monday morning. i have headlines for you. a family vacation, this is a terrible story to talk about this morning out of north carolina. a 5-year-old boy is now dead after he was struck by lightning. that boy and his father were getting into their car in north carolina when the strike hit. the little boy went into cardiac arrest. 21 people have now died from lightning strikes this year alone. our prayers go out to that family this morning.
3:35 am
just heartbreaking. well, a fun day at a demolition derby turning into a sea of sort of horror when part of a truck goes flying into the crowd there. fans watching in pure panic. >> emt. emt over to the east side right now. we have somebody that was just hit by a flying object. >> two women and a teenage boy taken out by that debris. they were rushed to the hospital. they are expected to be okay. another angle from across the derby track in utah showing the long metal object cat a putting right into the stands. wow. and if you want to make fun of donald trump on your phone, no problem. want to make fun of mill hillar have you to fight for it. apple is publishing a capitol hill awry game. for nearly a year apple rejected it because they said it was too offensive.
3:36 am
plump trump or trump punch have been available for a long time. what do you think of that? >> the award for best political drama goes to, drumroll please, the teen choice awards. celebrities pushing hillary clinton and even gun control on to young kids. watch a bit of this. >> i'm talking about laura, baton rouge, dallas, minneapolis, san bernardino, newtown. it keeps happening and it has to stop. >> that's the voice of actress jessica alba using gun violence victims on stage for props. use the hashtag #stoptheviolence. we saw john cena dressed up as hillary clinton. >> starts early. thank you. meanwhile, donald trump certainly has had a brand and is no stranger to attacks.
3:37 am
>> little marco. she's crooked hillary, folks. crazy bernie. elizabeth warren, i call her little goofy. such a disservice to pocahontas. it was the twitter following of nearly 11 million. he's using his presence online in unprecedented ways to propel his campaign. what is the secret behind this social media movement? >> let me guess, having a lot of followers. founder and ceo of kia, one of the top firms of making anything go viral good to have you here. >> good morning. >> let's start out with the fact that donald trump has far more followers on social media than hillary clinton. on facebook, 10 million, she's got 5 million. on twitter he's got 10.5 million as of this morning. she has 7.9 million. he has far greater reach. >> it's interesting because his social media presence is actually combatting her advantage in paid tv ads and
3:38 am
fundraising. 14.6 million social media coverage compared to hillary clinton, 7 million. >> not all positive. >> not all positive. about the same positive/negative split. >> he earned his presence. you believe he was doing twitter before there was twitter. he was tweeting before -- >> it's interesting for somebody who's 70 years old, right? what he's known to do is he gets these newspaper clips and he writes in his black marker. he sends it in the mail. he's been honing this art of doing a tweet for decades. it becomes really useful. the interesting thing with tv advertising, what they're good at is a trigger. it puts you top of mind again and again and again. he's using social media for that. >> for tv ad you have to pay money. the day after hillary accepted her commit donald
3:39 am
trump put out an instagram ad which i don't think costs anything and it showed bill clinton sleeping during her speech. >> it is. there's different things. there's something called instant virality, the little equip, bill clinton is maybe a little bit more sleepy. you have a sustained virality. he's good at triggering the emotions to sus tan. she said the quote about the man who can be debated. >> in fact, let's hear this. >> a man you can bait with a tweet is not a man we can trust with nuclear weapons. >> it is. what she's doing is also triggering anxiety and fear. those are activating emotions. they cause people to take action. the number one emotion to activate is awe. the sense of wondering how this --
3:40 am
>> isn't a huge part of this is that he's the one tweeting? i mean, so many political accounts and they've got somebody else doing it. >> the consultant. >> when he tweets you get the sense that he is watching tv, responding to speeches live, he's talking to you. people really do like that about him. >> well, one quality for something to spread virally because it has to be authentic. that's true of a cat video. that's true of a political message. that's his big advantage. i think when you see the democrat side. the number one most viral moment is kaiser khan, because it is so authentic and there's a lot of anger behind it. that activates a lot virally. >> you said in conclusion, who's had the biggest impact in. >> right now it's trump, the rnc, ironically a little bit of the discipline of the message.
3:41 am
he keeps hitting in that speech law and order, four times. it has to be sticky. he's really good at reinforcing that. >> do you think he's a natural or did somebody coach him on this? >> he is a a natural and where he over steps. he at that iks it one step further. that creates a little bit of a backlash. getting a viral spread he didn't go that far. >> you know all about it, you are the -- >> pr hacker. no, i don't know where the e-mails are. >> don't go to the dark side. >> thank you. >> thank you. meanwhile, hillary clinton trying to woo bernie supporters with numbers that aren't quite adding up. we're going to do the math for all of you coming up next. >> we're still monitoring flooding in the state of
3:42 am
maryland. >> whoa, that windshield busted i just saw that. >> we will take you live to the sight of the devastation next. folding the laundry! can you? no... cleaning the windows! the living room's a disaster! (vo) most insurance companies give you every reason to avoid them. plants need planting! well the leaves aren't going to rake themselves! (vo) nationwide is different. hon, did you call nationwide to check on our claim? (vo) we put members first. actually, they called me. ♪ nationwide is on your side nationwide is the exclusive insurance partner of plenti.
3:43 am
now it's war, they band i want them dead!lves. the fleas and ticks? their whole gang. we can do that. only bravecto kills fleas & ticks for up to 12 weeks with one tasty chew. starts killing fleas in two hours and kills nearly 100% in under twelve. and it's fda approved. bravecto is for dogs 6 months of age or older. don't worry, princess, we'll settle the score. tonight we ride, with bravecto!! ask your vet about 12-week protection with bravecto.
3:44 am
and i quit smoking with i'm chantix. i decided to take chantix to shut everybody else up about me quitting smoking. i was going to give it a try, but i didn't really think it was going to really happen. after one week of chantix, i knew i could quit. along with support, chantix (varenicline) is proven to help people quit smoking. chantix definitely helped reduce my urge to smoke. some people had changes in behavior, thinking or mood, hostility, agitation, depressed mood and suicidal thoughts or actions while taking or after stopping chantix. some had seizures while taking chantix. if you have any of these, stop chantix and call your doctor right away. tell your doctor about any history of mental health problems, which could get worse or of seizures. don't take chantix if you've had a serious allergic or skin reaction to it. if you have these, stop chantix and call your doctor right away as some can be life-threatening. tell your doctor if you have heart or blood vessel problems, or develop new or worse symptoms. get medical help right away if you have symptoms of a heart attack or stroke. decrease alcohol use while taking chantix. use caution when driving or operating machinery. most common side-affect is nausea. being a non-smoker feels great.
3:45 am
ask your doctor if chantix is right for you. go to a fox news alert. raging flood waters destroying an historic city. two people are dead and more than 100 have been rescued including a woman saved by a human chain that you're seeing in the video there. heart stopping video that is. to think that's what it took to save this woman's life. >> i got her. i got her. >> [ bleep ]. >> we are -- >> oh, gosh. >> i was going to say, thank goodness the woman is okay. el e ellicott city looking like a war zone. >> bob bernard joins us as the town begins to pick up the pieces.
3:46 am
hey, bob. >> reporter: yeah, guys. the three people you saw making a human chain were business owners and they risked their lives to save the woman. this is what it's looking like today, almost two days later. you get a sense of the power of the flood waters. foundations scraped away. the fire department trying to shore up that gift shop right there last night putting some wood under there. they're talking months of recovery here. they're saying five businesses were destroyed, many down the hill. it's one after another, guys. there is a lot of damage here. 170 cars. 170 cars were damaged or destroyed. here's one that they've left behind. most have been taken to a nearby high school where people are going to start collecting them. hear's another one buried under some branches. here's one of the programs they're going to be dealing with, the utilities, gas lines,
3:47 am
water, electric, sewer. it's all been destroyed here sent back in a sense to the dark ages, guys. it will be months of recovery. the heroic stories you showed, people stepped up and risked their lives. >> bob bernard reporting live. thank you very much. some of the people who took the images of the people forming the human chain ran a frame shop. they've lost their business. they're going to join us live. >> heroes. >> yeah. absolutely. >> we'll talk to him in a bit. >> what does the rest of the weather look like around the country. let's go to maria molina. >> good morning. we're expecting to see more storms out there. they saw 6.5 inches of rain in a span of two to three hours. that's why we saw such significant flooding across portions of maryland and many other areas you can see over the last week as much as 4 to six
3:48 am
inches. computers models are hinting we could see more heavy rain. we have a number of watches that have been issued across new jersey and eastern pennsylvania and by wednesday the heavy rain will be focused across parts of ohio and extending down into kentucky. some severe weather across portions of the northern plains. the threat continues across similar areas as well into tomorrow and here's a look at your forecast high temperatures today. going to be another core mucher across the southern planes with high temperatures expected to reach 101 in dallas and 102 in dell ray owe. if it is august, it better be on now. >> thanks, that rea, even by fudging the numbers. we'll take a look at the math next. while the mainstream media
3:49 am
slams donald trump, hillary clinton once again a kuzs the family members of benghazi victims next. the stories you won't hear anywhere else next. ♪ [announcer] is it a force of nature? or a sales event? the summer of audi sales event is here. get up to a $5,000 bonus on select audi models.
3:50 am
your business needs better technology to drive better performance. so you need it to be reliable and fast. really fast. introducing the comcast business summer savings event. fast internet speed to drive performance, plus cutting edge wifi for your employees and customers, and voice mobility so your calls find you wherever you are. get some of our most advanced products at a great price with over $500 in savings. call today and ask how to get these savings plus a $250 prepaid card. comcast business. built for business.
3:51 am
3:52 am
hillary clinton trying to woo bernie sanders' supporters with a nod to income inequality in last week's convention speech. >> wall street, corporations and the super rich are going to start paying their fair share. of taxes. it's not because we resent success. but when more than 90% of the gains have gone to the top 1%, that's where the money is.
3:53 am
>> all right. well there's just a little problem with the numbers. here to help be the bearer of bad news to bernie sanders fans, charles payne, host of "making money" and adam green, author of the progressive green campaign. what's wrong with the numbers there? >> just little bit odd, that's all. sort of water it down -- >> all right t 1% though. she's saying the 1% account for how much of all income -- 2012 she had one number. 2015 a different number. >> in 2015 it's 52%, but also, sandra, i do want to make the point. i think we get caught in the progressive argument either way. the 1% are not the same people and this is where it gets lost in the whole debate. it's actually to a degree a celebration of american success that that 1% tomorrow will include some kid who grew up
3:54 am
with nothing who probably just signed a baseball contract or a kid who grew up on food stamps and created an app called whatsapp. the number -- the people change and it could be a celebration of america. >> let's talk about the numbers though. when you look at the top 52% are earning the top 1%, you're look at different numbers there and hillary clinton is citing a number several years old and in her most recent campaign speech. >> so honestly i find this argument weird at best, a little more out of touch likely. if a regular person is not thinking about whether the huge majority of money going to the 1% is 50% or 99% which politifact itself called true last year, they're concerned about the money in their pockets. frankly, anybody who cares about
3:55 am
small businesses needs to be worried about this number. as much money in the top 1% is not being spent. >> what worries you about that? this isn't money just going to the 1%, right, charles? these are people who earned that money. many of whom by the way are big donors to the hillary clinton campaign. >> very big donors to the hillary clinton campaign. i knew that was going to be the response, hence why i tried to explain that. when we're looking at this, folks, it is a sign of american success and upward mobility. these numbers represent people and businesses that have coattails. they hire other people, employ other people, give other people stock options. this is not some scrooge mcduck sitting on a pile of gold in the vault. this is how the system works and for a couple hundred years it's been working pretty good. >> adam green, hold on, we want to get to the campaign donations
3:56 am
that are coming from the big money hedge funders. hillary clinton $48.5 million. donald trump raised $19,000 from that. how do you look at those numbers? what do you make of that? >> okay, well, first i want to say when you say this is how the system works, all of the voters who voted for donald trump and bernie sanders and many who even voted for hillary clinton want to change that system. so that the ceo pay is not 300 times what regular workers are getting. there's little bit of scrooge mcduck here. my group has said all along, given clinton's ties to wall street the burden is on her to show that she'll them accountable. if she said she'll break up the too big to fail banks that's a big down payment we need. >> at the same time, the new york times is reporting that the deep pocketed clinton donors are returning to the fore. we have to leave it there. >> good to see you. this is a fox news alert, another police officer gunned down during a traffic stop. the breaking details on that next. and floodwaters trapping hundreds of people across
3:57 am
maryland. but through the devastation, scenes like this one. a human chain forming to save a woman's life. coming up at the 7:00 hour, we're talking to the person who shot this video. you do not want to miss that. a , and i feel good, confident, because i'm at a truecar certified dealership. i already connected with a dealer and got upfront pricing information before i even got here. -hey, how ya been? -terrific, thank you! he knew exactly what i'd save. so now, while i'm having a great experience, i'm also feeling confident because truecar just received
3:58 am
this coveted j.d. power award for their website. it's a strong name: j.d. power. this is how car-buying was always meant to be. this is truecar. i am benedict arnold, the infamous traitor. and i know a thing or two about trading. so i trade with e*trade, where true traders trade on a trademarked trade platform that has all the... get off the computer traitor! i won't. (cannon sound) mobility is very important to me. that's why i use e*trade mobile. it's on all my mobile devices, so it suits my mobile lifestyle and it keeps my investments fully mobile... even when i'm on the move. sign up at etrade.com and get up to six hundred dollars.
3:59 am
magives youves that the perfect recipepie for catching up with family. so she takes the time to prepare a golden flakey crust made from scratch. and mixes crisp vegetables with all white meat chicken and bakes it to perfection. because marie callender knows that making the perfect dinner isn't easy as pie,
4:00 am
but finding someone to enjoy it with sure is. marie callender's it's time to savor and know there's even more to savor with family size pot pies. good morning. it's monday, august 1st. i'm sandra smith. a fox news alert. it's happened again. another cop shot. this time after a police chase in the state of illinois. now the manhunt for the suspect. we'll have the latest. and it's the battle of the billionaires. mark cuban versus donald trump. what they're both doing on the campaign trail on this first day of august. we'll tell you. she's a beauty queen who got caught posting ugly things online. but is her miss usa crown in jeopardy? more on the outrage surrounding her twitter feed. let me remind you, yep, mornings are better with "friends."
4:01 am
well, if you joined us one hour ago at 6:00 eastern time you would have known that we came in after being out of town for a couple of weeks and it was hot in here. they have adjusted the a.c. it feels good. >> things are getting back up and running. >> whoever deserves credit, we like to salute those who made it possible, those who built the building and put the central air in. >> i would like to thank sandra smith for coming in today. >> thank you. >> on the couch. >> ainsley is out this week. >> mornings are better with "friends." hi, ainsley. >> she's nodding off on "out numbered" at noon. >> tune in. meanwhile, the race for the white house. 99 days from today, and donald trump is hitting the campaign trail today. >> today the nominee heads to the two states he need first. first ohio, then pennsylvania. 6. >> peter doocy is live in columbus with a preview. good morning, peter. >> reporter: good morning,
4:02 am
sandra. it says a lot about how high about ohio is on the dry erase board of important states back at trump tower, that the republican nominee would return here less than two weeks after his party's convention ended down the road in cleveland. but today going to be our first chance see how trump's promise to make better trade deals plays with a general election audience. he's got a pair of rallies. first ohio, where he did lose the primary to the sitting governor, john kasich. then pennsylvania where trump won the primaries but republicans have lost every presidential election since 1988. we got a taste of what he plans to say on twitter over the weekend. when he wrote that, quote, the rust belt was created by politicians like the clintons who allowed our jobs to be stolen from us by other countries like mexico. and as the national polls do tighten, clinton is bringing in heavyweights of her own to help her out. over the weekend, mark cuban and
4:03 am
now warren buffett. remember president obama was pushing the buffett rule. and he thought it was wrong for buffett to pay a lower tax rate than his secretary. now buffett back in the arena and trump no doubt ready to respond. back to you in new york. >> all right, thanks, peter. i thought that chris wallace totally exposed that hillary clinton has no economic plan except raise taxes and build more infrastructure by raising taxes. that's not going to do anything for the debt and when people get on trump for his plan, i like to see hillary clinton's plan for growth. >> right. when -- yesterday when chris wallace said, well, more infrastructure, that's what barack obama did, she said, yeah, but he didn't do enough. so remember the shovel ready program that wasn't really shovel ready she wants to do a lot more than that. >> $800 billion. that that's a lot of money. >> she'll tout the rising stock market, but we know where the conversation goes. is the average investor
4:04 am
benefiting from that? >> i don't know what's real anymore. >> it's august 1th, monday morning. >> i know something real in politics, that's a firestorm, a number of mainstream media outlet, even some republican establishment members piling on donald trump because he was quoted on "this week with george stephanopoulos" yesterday after he was asked to comment on khizr khan who spoke at the dnc and he talked about how his son, a captain, gave his life while serving in iraq. since then, they have gone back and forth. they have shot -- they have been critical of each other. this is the sound bite that started it all. >> i saw him. he was, you know, very emotional and probably looked like a nice guy to me. his wife, if you look at his wife, she was standing there, she had nothing to say.
4:05 am
maybe she wasn't allowed to say anything. you tell me. many people have written that. she was extremely quiet, looked like she had nothing to say. a lot of people have said that and personally i watched him. i wish him the best of luck, george. >> what would you say to that father? >> well, i would say we have had a lot of problems with radical islamic terrorism. >> one thing trump said the mother didn't say anything and wondered why. we find out afterwards it was because she was so grief stricken. >> yeah. >> could not speak. >> we spoke to dr. zuhdi jasser, and he basically did say that the media has run away with this. but it's difficult when you go after a gold star family member. anyone going after them. listen. >> the mainstream media has been ignoring us reformists for years. been ignoring this issue and now in the height of the political season they're sort of co-oping
4:06 am
this. he should respond to the issue. there's so much fresh red meat from the islamic organizations that don't support our military, that don't support what we do abroad, don't support our missions against isis. don't want to call jihad jihad, but unfortunately once you have a gold star family, just as he made comments about prisoners of war, made comments about the vets there are things that we are above as conservatives and our candidate should be above. >> well, he's also inexperienced. i don't want to make excuses, but this is trump acting like on any single day. he'll sit there and say, this is what i feel. it got him the nomination but hurt him in the media. if you look at cnn, for example, top ten stories, seven are negative trump stories. four months ago, that was -- most of them were intriguing trump stories that like -- like got you cure use about what he
4:07 am
actually -- curious about what he actually meant about this. i'll add something to this. unlike hillary clinton and the benghazi situation he has nothing to do with the soldier losing his life in iraq. this is a hypothetical brought up by a parent. and donald trump said he's for muslims -- american muslims in the military. he's worried about the people coming in here because he sees france and brussels and everything else. >> sure. which direction is the campaign going to go? i think we now by what mike pence posted late last night on his facebook. he said captain khan is a family. he gave his life to defend our country. due to bad decisions by barack obama and hillary clinton, the myself is overrun by isis. suspending immigration from countries with terrorism problems reduces the likelihood that another family will face another heart break like the
4:08 am
khan family. >> that back and forth continues. we'll likely see more of that. meanwhile, "the washington post" is giving hillary clinton four pinocchios for claiming that james comey called her truthful about her e-mails during the interview. >> the director comey said my answers were truthful and what i have said is consistent with what i have told the american people. that there were decisions discussed and made to classify retroactively certain of the e-mails. i was communicating with over 300 people in my e-mailing. they certainly did not believe and have no reason to believe that what they were sending was classified. now, in retrospect, different agencies come in. well, it should have been. but that's not what was happening in realtime. >> oh, my goodness. so glenn kessler who does the fact check for "the washington post" said four pinocchios, as bad as it get, just not true. he did say when -- he said when
4:09 am
hillary clinton spoke to us, we believed she was truthful. but he also evis rated her -- eviscerated her in the run down. >> he said she was cherry picking her statements, comey said no evidence she lied to the evidence. not the same as saying she told the truth to the american people which was the point. >> remember, convenience. remember i wanted it for convenience. i don't know anything about a server. did i wipe it like with a cloth? >> oops. >> when i said the interview that of course is the exclusive interview with chris wallace on "fox news sunday" yesterday. you can check it out. it was very good. all right. well, we want to get to heath we are the -- heather with the headlines. >> good morning, sandra. good morning to you all. i hope you had a terrific weekend. we start off with a fox news alert. it's happened once again. a police officer in serious condition after he was shot during a high-speed chase. a massive manhunt now intensifying in the area of carbondale, illinois, for the
4:10 am
suspect who opened fire. just into the newsroom, chilling dispatch audio of the moments as they unfolded. listen. >> -- hit in the face. >> i have -- 26, going to the hospital right now. 26 is hit. >> well, police say that the officer was headed to the scene when the suspect got into a car, sped off and fired multiple rounds at that officer. we'll follow the latest on the developing situation as it unfolds. some say this looks like the set of a disaster movie. raging floodwaters destroying an historic maryland city and now two people are dead and more than 100 had to be rescued. as rain washed out ellicott city, maryland, just west of baltimore. a woman -- take a look at this. see this human chain that was formed to save a woman. listen. >> got her -- >> [ bleep ]. >> that incredible video we are
4:11 am
glad to tell you that the woman at the end of the chain is okay this morning. thanks to these good samaritans. the man closest to your screen is using one hand to rescue her and the other to shoot video of it. he's going to join us in a few minutes from here to share his firsthand experience with that heroic rescue. a celebration not lasting too long for miss teen usa. she's sparking online outrage with posts from 2013 which contained the "n" word were found on her twitter account. well, hayes admits to having used that language. she's not proud of it and she's apologized. she said, through hard work and dedication i'm proud to say i'm a better person. do you remember this '90s hit? ♪
4:12 am
okay. i can sing it for you this morning but i'll spare you that one. this is new kids on the block. they topped the charts with the '90s step by step hit. now considered a classic. making brian feel pretty old. vh1 has started a new look today. it's got the mtv classic and playing all your favorite '90s hits. what was your favorite '90s song? guys, those are your headlines. >> what is the difference between them and boyz ii men? >> i don't know. all young guys or were. >> great they're going back to playing music on the music channels. >> absolutely. how innovative. coming up, two retired generals backing two different presidential nominees and taking some serious heat for it. >> crooked hillary clinton,
4:13 am
leave this race now. >> with her as our commander in chief, our international relations will not be reduced to a business transaction. >> but shouldn't they be giving their open opinions on the next commander in chief? what's going on in rio, the entire security detail fired just days before the torch is set to be lit. what does this mean for team usa? whether it's connecting one of the world's most innovative campuses. or bringing wifi to 65,000 fans. businesses count on communication, and communication counts on centurylink. he wrecked the rec room this summer. his stellar notebooks will last through june. get back to great.
4:14 am
this week, these items just one cent each. office depot officemax. gear up for school. gear up for great.
4:15 am
4:16 am
gilman: go get it, marcus. go get it. ...coach gilman used his cash rewards credit card from bank of america to earn 1% cash back everywhere, every time. at places like the batting cages. ♪ [ crowd cheers ] 2% back at grocery stores and now at wholesale clubs. and 3% back on gas. which helped him give his players something extra.
4:17 am
the cash rewards credit card from bank of america. more cash back for the things you buy most. crooked hillary clinton, leave this race now. >> with her as our commander in chief, our international relations will not be reduced to a business transaction. >> wow. two retired generals backing two different presidential nominees. and taking heat for it from one of their own. >> in a letter to "the washington post" general martin dempsey right there, said retired officers have no business playing politics, writing, quote, as generals they have an obligation to uphold a
4:18 am
political tradition that is to say. it was a mistake for them to participate as they did. >> but is he right? here with us right now to talk about it is -- to get his perspective is fox news military analyst general jack keane. general, your thoughts about them -- both the generals who are friends of yours. >> yeah, they are friends of mine. i have tremendous respect for the both of them. you know, for their accomplishment and distinguished career. but i strongly agree with general dempsey. i do think it's inappropriate behavior and here's why. the reality is the united states military is arguably the most respect and admired institution in the united states. why? because it works. two, it's competent. three, the people in it are willing to sacrifice themselves to protect the nation. and four, it's nonpartisan, above politics. when we have retired generals who are only on that stage because of their association with that's teamed institution and because of their rank, i
4:19 am
believe that that can begin to erode the american people's confidence in a nonpartisan organization. also, an equally -- and equally important the united states military serves our national leaders regardless of their political perspective, regardless of their policies. they execute their policies. we do not want ever to have t t that -- to have those national leaders, civilian leaders ever look at the united states military as a partisan organization, having a political view. so those are very important tenets of this great democracy of ours. >> general, i know you have advised a number of republicans, i think you have advised at least one democrat running for president of the united states with the understanding that you would not endorse. where's the line? where's the line that you just shouldn't cross if you're a military man or woman? >> well, i mean, these are personal choices because we are american citizens and we have a right to speak. but also, i mean, you're
4:20 am
referring to -- you're not calling me jack. you're not calling me mr. keane, you're calling me general. because of my previous association with a remarkable institution and because of your respect for that institution, you're carrying my rank with me. as a result of that, we have to be careful about maintaining independence. for example on fox, i will not make any comments about any political candidate's views on anything. because i want to maintain that independence. how, six of them have asked me for advice on national security and i think that's actually -- i think i have a moral obligation given the importance of that office to provide that advice to them. but these are the ground rules. one, no endorsements, two, i won't support your compare, and three, i don't want any attributions. >> thanks for your perspective. you know both men, they near the
4:21 am
eye of the storm right now. >> good talking to you. a daring rescue caught on camera. good samaritans forming a human chain to save a woman's life. people who took the picture, coming up next. millions of women worldwide trust tena with their bladder matters. thanks to its triple protections from leaks, odor and moisture. tena lets you be you ♪
4:22 am
4:23 am
maude: charles: have we bfor 76 years.dear? maude: he was kind and generous to me before we were married,
4:24 am
and he was kind and generous to me all these years. we decided on meals on wheels because i was getting to the point where i couldn't do all the things that i had been able to do. we're the spanns. america, let's do lunch. narrator: drop off a hot meal and say hello. volunteer by donating your lunch break at americaletsdolunch.org. welcome back. time for your "news by the numbers." first, 84. that's how many hours there are between every isis attack in europe. the most recent, a priest slaying in france. next four days left until the olympics start in brazil and the private form in charge of security got fired for not hiring enough people. brazilian police are now taking over screenings. and finally --
4:25 am
>> never going to find any peace. not until you admit to yourself who you really are. >> 60 million bucks. that's how much the latest film in the "bourn" series took in this weekend. storming to the top spot. did you see it? >> nope, not yet. an incredible moment caught on cell phone camera as marylanders form a human chain to save a trapped woman inside her car in raging floodwaters. >> the man closest to your screen filming the entire thing with his free hand and it goes viral after a flood devastated parts of maryland over the weekend. >> all right. turning to the man now who helped with that rescue, dave dempster and his wife, dee dee.
4:26 am
thank you for joining us this morning. tell us this story. we have been watching the video all morning. what a heroic effort this was by so many people. >> including you. >> well, thanks. i wasn't really a hero in this. it was jason who was a hero. but it was just a crazy, crazy evening. we never -- i had never seen anything like this before. i had been through a lot of disasters but nothing ever like this. >> where were you when this started and when did you know that you were going to -- you were going to form a human chain to save this woman's life? what happened, what did you see when this started? >> well, we own an art gallery on main street and i went downstairs to see if there was problems with flooding and water was coming in through the door. i tried to brace it and keep water out of our basement and the door finally got to be about four feet deep in water and it burst open and pushed me back. i saw our business get wiped out
4:27 am
before my eyes. >> sorry. >> yeah, i filmed it because insurance might want to see it or something. i went upstairs to see what was happening out on the street. and it was -- i filmed a couple of cars floating down the street and there were five of us sheltering in our entryway because it was up above the water. it was raging river out there. >> unbelievable. right. i have watched the video. it's terrifying. i know one guy without -- that guy we're looking at right there, he wound up getting -- launched off his feet going downhill. sarah, let me ask you this. why would the woman once they had all the hands extended out, why wouldn't the woman get out of the car? it seemed to take forever to get her out of there.
4:28 am
>> she said she had seen jason get washed away and she was afraid if she got out of her car she'd get washed away too. i can only imagine the terror and panic that she was experiencing at that moment. i don't know what i would have done. >> you know, what's amazing, dave, if i saw this was with firefighters i would understand. they train for this. who coordinated the chain? was this all instinct? >> to tell you the truth, i'm not sure. it's on the video. i think it was -- it was jason. he took the lead and went out into the waters to rescue jamie. it was just like -- let's form a human chain and sure. sounds great. let's do it. >> so have you seen this woman or spoken with her since this happened? >> no. >> we have messaged on facebook, she and i. >> yeah. i understand she's worried about her car. she did get her computer out of it. real quick, sarah, is your business destroyed? and it sounds like it is. do you plan to try to get back on your feet and do you have insurance? >> we have insurance, but i'm
4:29 am
not sure of the extent of the coverages right now. i haven't been able to get through to the insurance company until today, but our plan is to go back to the business as soon as they let people in, which hasn't happened yet. but as soon as we get there, we'll assess the situation. i'm not sure of the state of the building itself in terms of stability. we had a really good up and coming art scene on main street. that i was one of the leading advocates for and we were having a lot of community art events and gaining a lot of attention for that and now everything is destroyed as well as our -- >> our town has been wiped out. a friend set up a website helpellicottcity.com. it's a small main street in america. it's been wonderful to be a small business there and our town has been devastated. so if people go to helpellicottpy.com they can see
4:30 am
what's going on. >> well, our best to you. as you try to recover, as your business tries to recover and the city as well, sarah and dee dee dempster, thank you. >> thank you. stop and look at this video. a car flipping over and over. whoa. but how the driver survived because he did will astound you. and green lives matter is now officially a thing? we're not joking. ♪ i have asthma... ...one of many pieces in my life. so when my asthma symptoms kept coming back on my long-term control medicine. i talked to my doctor and found a missing piece in my asthma treatment with breo. once-daily breo prevents asthma symptoms. breo is for adults with asthma not well controlled on a long-term asthma control medicine,
4:31 am
like an inhaled corticosteroid. breo won't replace a rescue inhaler for sudden breathing problems. breo opens up airways to help improve breathing for a full 24 hours. breo contains a type of medicine that increases the risk of death from asthma problems and may increase the risk of hospitalization in children and adolescents. breo is not for people whose asthma is well controlled on a long-term asthma control medicine, like an inhaled corticosteroid. once your asthma is well controlled, your doctor will decide if you can stop breo and prescribe a different asthma control medicine, like an inhaled corticosteroid. do not take breo more than prescribed. see your doctor if your asthma does not improve or gets worse. ask your doctor if 24-hour breo could be a missing piece for you. see if you're eligible for 12 months free at mybreo.com.
4:32 am
4:33 am
♪ ♪ step by step, i'm trying to get to you, girl ♪
4:34 am
well, we told you earlier that mtv is launching a classics channel, later today, playing all the music of the '90s. yes, the '90s are considered classics. >> we asked you what your favorites are. >> amy said her favorite is mmmbop by hanson. >> going way back. ♪ ♪ mmmbop, mmmbop ♪ >> all right. you'll have that in your head the rest of the day. thank you for sharing your favorite songs from the '90s with us. keep sending in the songs. i was thinking shania twain. she was a good '90s. >> yeah. a little bit. >> "still the one." >> i admire hanson's endurance. what happened with hanson? >> they came back.
4:35 am
they're back with their brothers. >> what happened to musical youth? remember that? >> absolutely not. >> pass the dutchie on the left. >> i can't tell the '80s from the '90s. i was thinking of the music video, i loved that one by aha. whatever it was called. "take me on." >> but sing like the spice girls -- >> take on me. >> britney spears. come on. >> the '80s with people like my generation. >> you have u2 that went from the '80s to the '90s. are they still cool? >> absolutely. >> if bono is watching, come to the show. >> in the meantime, heather joins us. your favorite song from the '90s? >> i'm going to stick with white snake. i don't know what year it was. but white snake. >> the unitard -- they wore one outfit. i remember. >> okay. >> no pants.
4:36 am
>> oh, that's right! sometimes they cut out the back of them. that was quite a look. good morning to you. by the way, hanson, good friends of the show. brand-new video showing the deadliest hot air balloon crash in u.s. history, just moments before it burst into a fireball, killing all 16 people on board. investigators in lockhart, texas, are looking into witness reports that the balloon was packed with too many people before it hit a power line and then plunged to the ground. they were asking if anyone has any video or pictures of that crash to help piece together exactly what went wrong. balloons don't have data recorders like planes do. but we are also learning this this morning that the better business bureau had warned potential passengers about this pilot. his name is skip nichols. they had warned about him on six separate occasions. reports say that he was previously on probation for drug and alcohol related offenses. more on this angle as we get it. well, come to your screen right now and take a look at
4:37 am
this as a car -- as it flips over and over again several times before it crashes alongside a busy road. the man who was inside that car is alive. thanks to good samaritans who certainly saved his life. surveillance cameras near orlando catching the dramatic moments on camera. you can see a group of people as they run over. they put their own lives in danger. they flip that car over and pull out the driver. he is expected to be okay. thank goodness for that. all lives matter, right? well, apparently not to the university of houston. the vice president of student -- the student government there, sparking major outrage for writing forget black lives matter, more like all lives matter. that was posted on facebook. well, the school didn't agree with the post, suspending that student from the vp role and she has to write a letter of reflection and attend a diversity workshop. that student has since apologized. a letter of reflection. i like that one. that's so pc. well, green lives matter,
4:38 am
speaking of lives matter, it's now a thing. kermit has been making that case for a whole lot of years. ♪ it's not that easy being green ♪ it seems you blend in with so many other ordinary things ♪ >> oh! poor guy. it's not actually about frogs. it's a new course at the university of wisconsin focusing on environmental justice. that's what they're calling it there. after criticism, the university says it didn't intend to politicize the course. oh, come on, please, really? it will keep it unless more people come forward to complain about it. those are your headlines. >> see where that goes. thanks, heather. it's been about four hours since we saw tucker carlson. want to talk to him? >> he's down in orlando right now. >> come on up, are you sick of talking to us by now? >> good morning. >> hey, tucker. good morning. >> number one, politics story, that khizr khan spoke at the dnc talking about his hero son who
4:39 am
gave his life while serving in iraq. he was very critical of donald trump. donald trump returned fire because mr. khan had said he never read the constitution, never sacrificed anything, some other stuff. you say you see where trump is coming from. explain that. >> that's right. well, i mean, trump has strictly speaking a case that the khan family has been exploited by the hillary campaign and by the press which hates trump and the political establishment which hates trump. my point is it doesn't matter. to the extent that trump is talking about this story or whining about the process, he is losing. this election like all elections is about voters. trump needs to speak about them. he won the republican primary because he had a unique insight which is that the middle class is suffering from policies that benefit the people who made them. but is dying as a result of those policies. he's the only person who told that truth and it is true by the way. and that's why he won. he will win this election if he
4:40 am
stays on that topic. not about him. but about voters and their anxieties. i'm just surprised that nobody has said to him, look, you want to win this race, you can win, but you can lose. you win by talking about voters, you lose by talking about yourself. it's simple. >> when you say that those -- that the issues got him the nomination but they're hurting him now because he told the truth, what do you mean by that? >> i mean that nobody else was willing to acknowledge that there was a real problem. that a lot of the policies did not benefit u.s. citizens first and foremost. that's the whole purpose of the government is to take care of the people who elected it and the people who run it lost sight of that fact. by the way, republicans to this day don't get it. they believe paul ryan among them that if trump loses we'll go back to normal. we'll be fine again. the republican party will start where it left off. but that's not true. this is a pivot point in history. everyone is focused on hillary's
4:41 am
deficits as a person, but she'll open the border, pack the str , supreme court, you won't have the same country. we're not going back to the status quo, period. if trump loses it's a new america. a lot is on the line, whether you like him or not. that's real. >> fair point. all right. let's talk about what's going to happen before the actual election takes place. a few debates have to happen, tucker. right now, trump is being very vocal, upset about the debate schedule. so i wonder if he has a point. i should say three of the four debates presidential debates line up directly up against nfl games. is that fair? they said -- they started to make decisions on this 18 months ago by the way. >> well, is it fair? probably not. but as i have related to my children, nothing really is fair. that's kind of not the point. i mean, i understand where trump is coming from. again, everybody in power hates him. we know this. that's baked into the cake. is that really the issue on which voters will decide?
4:42 am
no, it's not. it's about them. not about him. so to the extent he complains about it it will be seen correctly as whining and off topic. not really the point of this election. >> yesterday, paul manafort his campaign manager was on one of the show, tucker, and he said, look, according to the dnc hacks we know that hillary really wanted her debates with bernie to be on the least watched nights of the week and so then you see this and it's kind of like, well, maybe the fix is in or maybe it's just a coincidence. because there are so many out there. >> again, everybody in power hates trump. so i mean, you know, i'm willing to believe anything. but what's the right response? is the right response, they're shafting me. no, the right response is i don't care. i have a message that ordinary voters agree with and i will bring that message any place, any time and the strength of my words will prevail. that's what the strong candidate says. you don't whine about the timing. come on. >> you say, you know, you bring
4:43 am
up khan, listen, i heard him. i feel very sorry for his loss. move on. the story is dead. >> that's exactly right. don't rise to the bait. look, if trump is able to keep the conversation about the issues he's running on, immigration, trade, the middle class he will win 100 days from now. if he doesn't he will lose. >> tucker carlson, you're a busy man. thank you for joining us this morning, sir. >> thanks for having me. >> great to have you. >> good to see you. coming up a day after getting the miss teen usa crown, this girl is involved in a scandal. the tweets that came back to haunt her. >> the internet is forever. if you're looking to stretch your dollars on back to school supplies, get them right now. stick around for the best deals in august that starts today. i have asthma... ...one of many pieces in my life. so when my asthma symptoms kept coming back on my long-term control medicine. i talked to my doctor and found a missing piece
tv-commercial
4:44 am
in my asthma treatment with breo. once-daily breo prevents asthma symptoms. breo is for adults with asthma not well controlled on a long-term asthma control medicine, like an inhaled corticosteroid. breo won't replace a rescue inhaler for sudden breathing problems. breo opens up airways to help improve breathing for a full 24 hours. breo contains a type of medicine that increases the risk of death from asthma problems and may increase the risk of hospitalization in children and adolescents. breo is not for people whose asthma is well controlled on a long-term asthma control medicine, like an inhaled corticosteroid. once your asthma is well controlled, your doctor will decide if you can stop breo and prescribe a different asthma control medicine, like an inhaled corticosteroid. do not take breo more than prescribed. see your doctor if your asthma does not improve or gets worse. ask your doctor if 24-hour breo could be a missing piece for you. see if you're eligible for 12 months free at mybreo.com.
4:45 am
4:46 am
or building the best houses in town. or becoming the next highly-unlikely dotcom superstar. and us, we'll be right there with you, helping with the questions you need answered to get your brand new business started. we're legalzoom and we've already partnered with over a million new business owners to do just that. check us out today to see how you can become one of them. legalzoom. legal help is here.
4:47 am
all right. some quick headlines. al gore's daughter rejecting a plea deal after being arrested for blocking construction of fracking pipeline in boston. the deal would have required gore to stay away from the site, something she isn't willing to do. this is one tree she won't to hug. it's been dubbed the -- the tree trump. the trump tree because of a striking resemblance to the donald. a photographer spotted the tree in a field in england. he says perhaps it's a warning about who could become president come november. >> brian, you're fired. >> it also looks a little like lincoln. all right. well the celebration not lasting long for miss teen usa. >> yep. shortly after winning the title the beauty queen's past coming back to haunt her. >> what past? heather nauert has been following this and joins us live in the studio. >> good morning. good morning, everybody. that teenager from texas is getting more fame than she ever
4:48 am
bargained for. watch this. >> miss teen usa 2016 is texas! >> all right. that lady right there, karlie hay, she was crowned on saturday night. but shortly after, tweets that she wrote years ago started surfacing and it has sparked a whole lot of outrage online. and these are some of the posts from 2013 and 2014, four of them in total. in those tweets she uses the "n" word while apparently joking with her friends. well, hay was in her early teens at the time and now says she isn't proud of those comments. she admitted to using the language, taking to twitter to apologize for it now. through hard work, education and thanks in part to the sisterhood that i have come to know through pageants, i am proud to say that i'm a better person today. i'm honored to hold this title and will use this platform to promote the values of the miss universe organization and my own that recognize the confidence,
4:49 am
beauty and perseverance of all women. well, the miss universe organization is standing by the newly crowned teen. they released a statement saying in part, karlie learned many lessons and we are committed to supporting her continued growth. now, with that, they also say that she will get to keep her crown and her title. so a lot of people will be talk about that one today. >> thanks, heather. >> thanks. well, still ahead hillary clinton calls the families of those killed in the benghazi terror attacks liars, again. next hour, bret baier is here with the story you will not hear anywhere else. back to school shopping for your kids shouldn't break your bank. what to buy right now and even more important -- what not to buy. that's next. americans...
4:50 am
... 83% try to eat healthy. yet up 90% fall short in getting key nutrients from food alone. let's do more. add one a day women's gummies. complete with key nutrients we may need... ...plus it supports bone health with calcium and vitamin d. one a day vitacraves gummies.
4:51 am
4:52 am
did you know that 2 billion people worldwide lack access to safe surgery? together with operation smile we believe every child suffering from cleft lip or cleft palate deserves exceptional care no matter where they're born. this is your chance to comfort parents who may have lost hope that surgery is an option for their child. it starts with healing that one child. learn more at operationsmile.org
4:53 am
all right. as you wake up on a monday morning, i'll remind you it is august 1st. back to school shopping is right around the corner. clothes, notebooks and pens aren't the only thing you can save on this summer. meaghan murphy, executive editor of "good housekeeping" is here to save us some money. what's the good thing to buy? >> so summer clearance. i saw stuff as much as 75% off yesterday. get the bathing suit. the sunglasses, the sandals. if you snag it in your size you'll get a great deal. stay away from trendy stuff though. you don't want to whip it out of the closet next season and say, what was i thinking? >> you can use it for the winter vacation. >> yeah. and paper plates, things for the yard, patio furniture and
4:54 am
grills. all are deep discounted. >> there's still a couple more months of warm weather. >> right. then put them away. right now i would say in terms of seasonal goods that's mostly trendy stuff. a good time to buy tech. in tech space we love the laptops they go on sale at walmarts, they start to put them on. we love so the engineers in the "good housekeeping" institute recommend the microsoft surface pro 4. it looks like a tablet, but functions like a laptop because it runs on windows. ask about military discounts, student discounts. if you have a student i.d. you can save as much as 10%. a teacher discount. hold off on the cell phone. >> why is that? >> the i phone 7 comes out in september and then every other model will be discounted. >> okay. as far as the actual back to school shopping my favorite part, i'm a total nerd at heart. you go now. >> go now. because otherwise the selection is going to be limited.
4:55 am
you don't want your kids stuck with the ugly backpack, right? these are the cute ones in the stores now. from skipheart and garnett hill. i love the school supplies, these are exclusively at target. they were designed by pharrell williams. >> the guy who sings "happy." >> don't wait for the stars to align. create your own constellation. stock up on the art supplies. great time to buy all of these things. for all of -- so the retail may not just earn the "good housekeeping" seal, you can find promo code on anything you're shopping for. >> good tips. meaghan murphy, you should head out now. >> shop now. >> good stuff, thank you. well, it's a story you will not see anywhere else. hillary clinton calls benghazi victims liars right here on fox news channel. reaction from the mainstream media -- crickets.
4:56 am
coming up, bret baier will break down the hillary clinton hypocrisy. [ tires screech ] ♪ flo: [ ghost voice ] oooo! [ laughs ] jaaaaamie, the name your price tool can show you coverage options to fit your budget. tell me something i don't know -- oh-- ohhh! she slimed me. which i probably should've seen coming. [ laughs ]
4:57 am
4:58 am
4:59 am
good morning. it is monday, august 1st. i'm sandra smith in for ainsley earhardt this morning and this is a fox news alert. it has happened again. another cop shot. >> 26 is hit, hit in the face. i have 26. we're going to the hospital right now. 26 is hit. >> oh. >> the latest on that officer's condition and the manhunt that is under way for the suspect in moments. then donald trump facing a fire storm of criticism for his comments about the family of a fallen soldier. but should hillary really be piling on?
5:00 am
maybe she forgot about the time she called the families of the benghazi victims liars. we saw that yesterday. her hypocrisy exposed, straight ahead. then, debbie wasserman schultz already got the boot from the dnc but this morning we'll tell you who she's taking down with her. she's in a tough fight for her congressional seat. let me just remind you, it's monday, it's august 1st and your mornings are better because you're with "friends." >> my sister kathy just is sent me a text. what is your co-host named today? >> oh, sandra smith is the name. >> there you go. any other questions, kathy? >> great to have you. >> thank you. >> you're outnumbered today. >> who's your man? >> i'm not going to reveal that today. >> i wanted to see if i could get you. of course, bret baier would break in at the 9:00 and tell
5:01 am
bill hemmer. >> of course we'll keep it a secret. >> you have been a lucky guy? you have been lucky? >> a couple of times. >> congratulations. >> two weeks ago at the republican convention. >> i saw that. >> always fun. >> we have it again, another controversy with trump in the middle of it that's overwhelmed other stories. this response to the gold star dad, who held up the constitution. you don't even know what this is. and he told other republicans go and condemn donald trump. here's trump in response with george stephanopoulos. >> i saw him. he was, you know, very emotional and probably looked like a nice guy to me. his wife, if you look at his wife, she was standing there, she had nothing to say. she probably -- maybe she wasn't allowed to have anything to say. you tell me. but plenty of people have written that. she was extremely quiet. and looked like she had nothing
5:02 am
to say. a lot of people have said that. and personally, i watched him. i wish him the best of luck, george. >> what would you say to that father? >> i would say we have had a lot of problems with radical islamic terrorism, that's what i would say. >> we know why the woman didn't speak, she was so grief stricken. regarding the last part, regarding islamic terrorism, trump tweeted out this story, this story is not about khan, but rather radical islamic terrorism in the u.s. get smart. what's going on here? >> this is a political problem. for donald trump. and just on the politics of it. it's the first answer that caused the issue because the previous -- the statements that came after that, now we're on the second statement from the trump campaign, start with captain khan was a hero to our country. we should honor all who have
5:03 am
made the ultimate sacrifice to keep our country safe. and mr. pence said we believe that captain khan is a hero and every gold star family should be honored by all americans. the problem is he didn't say that in the initial answer and you can make the equivalence to pat smith and the benghazi families. but the fact that he didn't say it in the initial answer is what caused the big problem. i don't think it's just going to go away. i think it is an issue. >> well, we have had other major stories. they tend to go away. we'll see what happens now. now that we're in the general. it seems as though he's not getting any leeway. do you see the big difference between the way the media handles the trump controversies now as opposed to during the primary process? >> big time. i mean, jump on them 100%. this one was seem -- it seemed like to cross some kind of line. we talked about it many times. things he's said have not been
5:04 am
affecting his campaign. the john mccain p.o.w. statement and other statements, but this one with a gold star family who lost their son i think crossed some line and that everybody -- it on the front page of every paper. i think media are going to cover it because it is a story. >> and there's a lot of talk about whether or not there's some hypocrisy being seen on the part of hillary clinton and her camp. when you look at the benghazi story and you look at the the family members that have been speaking out in particular pat smith what you just mentioned who personally blames hillary for her son being killed in benghazi, hillary clinton and now on multiple occasions has called the family members this one in particular, a liar. listen. >> she lied to me and then called me a liar. i blame hillary clinton personally for the death of my son. personally. and in an e-mail to her daughter, shortly after the attack, hillary clinton blamed
5:05 am
it on terrorism. when i saw hillary clinton at sean's coffin ceremony just days later, she looked me square in the eye and told me a video was responsible. [ crowd boos ] since then, i have repeatedly asked hillary clinton to explain to me the real reason why my son is dead. i'm still waiting. >> i don't hold any ill feeling for someone who in that moment may not fully recall everything that was or wasn't said. i think there has been a confusion in the minds of some and exploiting that confusion for the advantage of others. >> you know, bret, captain khan's parents are entitled to any opinion they want, but there
5:06 am
does seem to be a double standard to many where you've got both of these parents who lost their children. the khan story getting a lot of play and regarding hillary clinton being personally responsible as pat smith just said, not so much. >> you're exactly right. i mean, both of those -- those are legitimate points about the coverage, about pat smith and how she was treated after she gave her statement. at the republican convention. she's not the only parent at the time that recalled what she recalled hillary clinton telling her as her son's body came back. it's not like it's just her dealing with the emotion of the loss. you're right. and that equivalence is a fair point to make. but i will say that hillary clinton when she does talk about it usually inserts the line, i feel for their loss. i can't imagine their loss. some kind of preamble to saying that she's mistaken about what she heard. that is what was not in the donald trump answer at the beginning and that is what is in
5:07 am
the statements afterwards that they're making clear that they honor the sacrifice. now, donald trump can fight back when he's challenged by, you know, someone who's a gold star family. but it seems like the decency at the beginning is what is under attack or lack of it. >> as you know our colleague chris wallace, you know him better, your office is closer to him than us. he had a one-on-one with hillary clinton and he said that comey didn't indict, but was condemning in the way she handled her e-mail situation and it wasn't wholly truthful. here is hillary clinton's response. >> director comey said that my answers were truthful and what i said is consistent with what i have told the american people. that there were decisions discussed and made to classify retroactively certain of the e-mails. i was communicating with over
5:08 am
300 people in my e-mailing. they certainly did not believe and had no reason to believe that what they were sending was classified. now, in retrospect, different agencies come in and said, well, it should have been. well, that's not happening in realtime. >> i suppose glenn kessler said four pinocchios, what does bret baier think? >> it's not true, that's not what comey said. comey said she should have known what was classified. and she should have known. and what she -- how she describes it there is not what the fbi director said. so there is, you know, a big disconnect there and the fact that "the washington post" gives it four pinocchios is one instance where i think she is trying to reclassify, retalk about in a different way that whole experience. >> all right. bret baier, there in studio 1,
5:09 am
where he does "special report" each and every night. we'll be watching at 6:00. >> wait a second, is this the new set? is this the unveiling? >> i'm in studio 2 currently. but tonight, tonight we'll be in studio 1. >> all right. >> as i lose my voice. >> thanks, get some water. >> all right. see you then. >> yeah, new set. meanwhile, heather nauert, that looks like a new dress. >> yeah. i guess so. i haven't worn it before. >> everything is new. >> good morning. good morning. good morning to all of you. to a fox news alert and a serious story to bring you. it happened once again. a police officer in serious condition at this hour. after he was shot during a high speed chase. this is brand-new video that's just coming into the newsroom from that scene. a massive manhunt intensifying right now. in carbondale, illinois, for the suspect who opened fire on that officer. new chilling dispatch audio as the chilling moment unfolds. >> 26 is hit in the face.
5:10 am
i have 26. we're going to the hospital right now. hit. >> well police say that officer was helded to the scene -- headed to the scene when the suspect got in a car and fired multiple rounds at the officer. we'll continue to bring you updates. brand-new video showing the deadliest hot air balloon crash in u.s. history. just moments before that burst into a fireball, killing all 16 people on board. investigators in lockhart, texas, now looking into witness reports that the balloon was packed with too many people before it hit a power line and then plunged to the ground. they're also asking if anyone has video or pictures of that crash or the balloon in the air to help piece together exactly what went wrong. balloons don't have data recorders like planes do, so they want information to figure out what happened. well, this information coming in, we're learning that
5:11 am
the better business bureau had warned passengers about that pilot skip nichols on six separate occasions. reports show he was previously on probation for drug and alcohol related offenses. and politics now. more heads expected to roll at the dnc. some could lose their jobs later today after that e-mail hack, showed committee members conspiring against bernie sanders. debbie wasserman schultz already stepped down as chairwoman of the dnc but there are repeated calls for more to be held accountable. bernie sanders support for hillary clinton not exactly written all over his place at the dnc. the former candidate showing virtually no emotion as clinton accepted the party's nomination on thursday. but he says it had nothing to do with her. listen to this. >> that look on my face, you know, nothing new. that's -- i'm not always the smiling kind of guy. >> i'm not always a smiling kind of guy.
5:12 am
well, he gave her speech a positive review and she made some, very, very good points. at least he stayed awake! those are your headlines. you have to give him some credit. >> right. all right. >> thank you very much. all right, well two people dead, hundreds others tracked beneath the deadly floodwaters. >> you have to! >> [ bleep ]. >> a live report from the middle of the devastation that you're witnessing right there, next. apple scrubbing all of the anti-hillary apps from the app store, but you can still play punch trump. why is that okay?
5:13 am
safety doesn't come in a box. it's not a banner that goes on a wall. it's not something you do now and then. or when it's convenient. it's using state-of-the-art simulators to better prepare for any situation. it's giving offshore teams onshore support. and it's empowering anyone to stop a job if something doesn't seem right. at bp, safety is never being satisfied. and always working to be better.
5:14 am
5:15 am
5:16 am
on this monday, august 1st, we have a fox news alert. raging floodwaters destroyed a historic city. two people dead. more than 100 rescued including a woman saved by a human chain seen in this heart-stopping video as the water was washing down the street. >> we got her -- >> you have to! >> [ bleep ]. >> that woman is okay this morning. thanks to the good samaritans
5:17 am
who made the human chain. >> ellicott city in maryland is looking like a war zone. bob barnam joins us live. >> reporter: hey, guys, good morning. you're not exaggerating to say this town has been destroyed. we have been moved up since we were with you 90 minutes ago so the people can do the work down there. this is main street and from this vantage point there's dirt and mud on the street. but as you round the corner and go down the hill that's what we showed you earlier. we can show you on videotape the utter devastation of this historic downtown area. they're saying that something like three dozen businesses were damaged or destroyed. it's got to be more than that. because it's just -- the parts of the street are gone. the utilities have been destroyed. the water, sewer, electric gas, all gone. so it's going to take months they say to recover. they don't believe that anyone else will be found dead. there's nobody else missing.
5:18 am
there were two people killed. 35-year-old woman who got out of her car and was washed away. 38-year-old man, she was from pennsylvania, he's from this area. just outside of baltimore. he was a 38-year-old man who stayed in his car and washed away. the young lady that was rescued, jamie knight, she's an ellicott city resident. the people in the human chain were some of the shopkeepers who were here saturday night when the six inches of rain fell in a two-hour period from roughly 7:00 to 9:00 on saturday night. catching people off guard and just basically taking the wet lands from here and raging it down main street through the city and wreaking havoc on this town which again has almost been destroyed and will take months -- many months, guys, to fix up and get it back to somewhat kind of a normal situation. >> well, we talked to one business owner earlier this morning who said they're just -- they had to close their doors. their business is done. three dozen businesses, that affects sometimes hundreds of
5:19 am
people. some of those businesses opened a very long time. bob, thank you. >> reporter: yeah, no street in front of their businesses. you bet. >> no kidding. thank you, sir. all right. straight ahead -- >> two retired generals backing two different presidential nominees and taking some serious heat for it. up next, we're asking taya kyle, widow of chris kyle, if she thinks the military should have a say who should become the next commander in chief. we're reliving '90s music this morning. sandra's favorite, shania twain. keep sending us the answers, we'll keep playing them. >> you know you love her. perhaps it is time we acquire a larger dwelling. but the mortgage process has proven to be challenging. not with rocket mortgage by quicken loans.
5:20 am
i stand corrected. (whisper) rocket for once. see star trek beyond in theatres. a car, and i feel good, confident, because i'm at a truecar certified dealership. now i'm even more confident because truecar just received this j.d. power award for their website, so i know i can expect a great experience and a fair price. this is truecar.
5:21 am
5:22 am
5:23 am
we've got some quick monday morning headlines right now. sick threats targeting new york city police officers over their own police radio. listen to this. >> remember how you put me in jail? i'm out now and i'm coming to put a bullet in your head, son. remember that, i'm coming for you. >> police think the person is using a lost or stolen police radio and they're working to track down that person. the chilling threats coming weeks after three baton rouge, louisiana, police officers were gunned down in cold blood, but starting today the first of its kind blue lives matter law a takes effect in louisiana. now attacks on cops and first responders are considered hate crimes. that's your news. all right, two retired military generals making their voices heard at their respective conventions. >> crooked hillary clinton,
5:24 am
leave this race now. >> with her as our commander in chief, our international relations will not be reduced to a business transaction. >> but the former chairman of the joint chief of staffs martin dempster said retired allen and general michael flynn crossed the line. >> dempsey writing to "the washington post," the military is not a political prize. politics should take -- politicians should take the advice of military leaders but keep them off the stage. >> general keane doubled down and here with a different perspective, always great to see taya kyle, wife of chris kyle and a fox news contributor. great to see you. what's your reaction to this debate among officers? generals shouldn't be involved in politics, are you okay with that? >> well, when they're active
5:25 am
duty certainly they're not supposed to be. but they're retired. they spent their careers fighting for all of our rights to have freedom of speech. so i think once they're out, they should be the first in line to exercise their right to free speech. >> yeah, but when they do that, then they reveal perhaps their political leanings which, you know, they want to remain apolitical. general allen actually was on a little while ago, talking about how he agonized over whether or not to appear at the convention. here's what he said yesterday on "this week." >> it was not an easy decision for me to come off the bench, to make these comments. er i don't intend to remain active in this effort. i wanted to make sure it was very clear that i supported this particular candidate, hillary clinton, to be president and the commander of chief and i decry these comments that put us on the track for a civil military crisis. >> famously, there are some military leaders who did wind up running for office. eisenhower, grant, people like that.
5:26 am
but for the most part, they're the exceptions to the rule. >> yeah, we have had plenty of presidents who had military service and we always considered that experience to be very valuable and we listen to them more. so i don't see any reason why once you're retired again that you don't have the right to speak out. i do think though that you have to look at your own conscience and think if you are representing the facts as you know them in a truthful manner. i think that can be a little bit of an issue here. i think you bear some respond to be honest, have integrity because there are other generals who are sitting in on meetings that you don't want the president or somebody else to wonder if they should invite them in on the meeting if they're active duty to see if they'll criticize them later. i think you really as a military leader you have that right. i encourage them to participate in the democratic process. but i think they have to really be careful of the integrity and use -- >> all good points. you're saying the good news is look, everybody is passionate about the country.
5:27 am
everybody cares about the direction in which we're going. so in a way it's good for all of us, including the members of the active duty, you know, military members to hear from these generals about what their viewpoints are. >> i agree exactly. i just think the thing we have to be careful of they're attacking each other instead of the policy. i really wish people would stop attacking personally and stop overstating the issues. like a civil military crisis a bit of an overstatement, but at the same time, that's my opinion. i don't think we should criticize the individuals as much. i think a little between general allen and general flynn, this is a personal battle. i think we need to leave that out of it instead of attacking the politics. >> general flynn, a democrat. general allen a registered republican, it's getting ugly for a lot of people at that high rank. >> it is. >> thank you for joining us. all right coming up straight ahead, pope francis getting involved in the debate on being
5:28 am
politically correct over muslim. and a new ad from trump calls out bill clinton for sleeping during his wife's speech. is it a cheap shot or effective? hear from the experts next. >> quiet! she spent summer binge-watching.
5:29 am
soon, she'll be binge-studying. now she writes mostly in emoji. soon, she'll type the best essays in the entire 8th grade. today, the only spanish words he knows are burrito and enchilada. soon, he'll take notes en espanol. get back to great with the right gear. from the place with the experts. office depot officemax. gear up for school. gear up for great.
5:30 am
5:31 am
♪ ♪ step by step, oh, baby you can't see this, but brian is dancing along with it. >> yeah. are we back? >> we told you that earlier that mtv is launching a classics channel later today to celebrate the 35th anniversary of playing all of your favorite hits from
5:32 am
the '90s. >> we asked you what your favorites are or were i guess. >> katherine said this. that her favorite song is "wanna-be" by the spice girls. do we have that one? >> yep. ♪ if you wanna be my lover you have to be my friend ♪ ♪ make it last forever, friendships never end ♪ >> man, we see david beckham blooming. >> i had two daughters at home. on the nonstop loop. meanwhile, have you been to a lot of weddings? trish tweeted her favorite song is "hey macarena." ♪ macarena ♪ >> so weird i have never seen the video. >> really? >> can you play that? ♪ >> i'll get you a home version. >> okay. so i can totally do that for you right now.
5:33 am
however, let's look at what tony brown 125 said, ladies and gentlemen, how about, here we go, "mambo number 5." ♪ ♪ a little bit of sandra in the sun, a little bit of mary all night long ♪ ♪ a little bit of jessica here i am ♪ ♪ a little bit of you makes me your man ♪ >> way to go, sandra. >> that was a little bit of sandra. >> there's what i just heard. >> a good song. like i didn't know my name was in that song. come on. >> all right. >> all good ones. >> thanks for sending all of those to us. we'll read them all day long. >> because you know the next group, like in 2000, this century has not had any good music from 2000, 2006. >> the '90s were considered classics. it was one thing that the '60s were. i need -- >> heather and i are midwest girls. so we like our rock 'n' roll, right? >> we do. do you remember the fujis. they did "killing me softly"
5:34 am
over roberta flack. >> you like that? >> yeah. >> that's elevator music. >> no, it was a remake of a roberta flack one. you know what i'm talking about. sandra, we like our metal from the midwest. >> i don't know about metal. >> you should like kansas. new overnight pope francis getting involved on the debate over being politically correct. he is now saying it would be unfair and untrue to use the word islam to talk about terror or other violence. he says that every religion has some type of fundamentalist group. he says the inspiration for terrorism wasn't islam, but a world economy that worshipped the god of money. and drove the disenfranchised to violence. what do you think about that? catholics, what do you think about the pope saying that one? i'm sure we'll get a lot of comments. back here at home, a fun day at the demolition derby turning into a scene out of a horror movie when a truck goes flying into the crowd.
5:35 am
fans watching in pure panic. >> over to the east side right now, we have someone hit by a flying object. >> two women and a teenage boy taken out by the debris and rushed to the hospital. they're expected to be okay. then we have another camera angle. this is sat a track in utah. showing the long metal object catapulting right into the stands. unreal. and want to make fun of donald trump on your iphone? well, no problem. you want to make fun of hillary clinton? you actually have to fight for that one. apple finally publishing a satirical game called capitol hill awry. looks like that's the server on fire. the goal is to collect money through e-mail donations while keeping your approval rating up. you know like politicians try to keep the approval rating up. well, apple rejected that game for nearly a year because they said of the offensive, but games
5:36 am
that people throw fruit at trump, or sock him in the face, those have been available for a long time now. is this happy to see you? a smiley face appeared in the middle of a volcano. the volcano has been erupting since may. and from that we get atlantis. remember that? >> thank you very much. president bill clinton caught on camera dozing off thursday night during his wife's convention speech and now that moment is a trump attack ad. ♪ ♪
5:37 am
>> why didn't chelsea wake him? well, while it might appear funny is it effective? to find out we're looking back at the craziest campaign commercials in american politics in what we're calling the attack ad hall of fame. here to take us through is campaign strategist, the founder of the strategy group company. good morning to you, rex. >> good morning, steve. how are you? >> i'm doing okay. so does a trump ad like that e one -- does that stick? >> well, i certainly -- it's fun and funny and those are the things that people do remember. there's not a more public stake than the convention. so to your -- to the question you asked earlier, is it fair, absolutely it is fair. >> let's go back in the hall of fame for attack ads. let's go to 1964. it was the race between lbj and barry goldwater. they ran it once or twice. the ad is called "peace, little
5:38 am
girl." watch this. >> ten, nine, eight, seven, six, five, four, three, two, one. zero. these are the stakes. >> okay. also known as the daisy ad. why was that effective, recollerex? >> clearly one of the most famous ads ever run in american politics. when you take the innocence and the sweetness of a little girl and juxtapose them previously of a rocket launch and then into the nuclear attack, that's something you'll remember. >> so was the implicit message if you give the nuclear codes to goldwater, the world is going to blow up? >> yeah. you certainly have the reassuring voice of lyndon johnson which is the personification of peace versus the foundation that they had laid throughout the campaign that this was a very risky choice and this is somebody who wouldn't be trusted to keep the
5:39 am
peace. >> meanwhile, to 2004, it was george w. bush versus john kerry. here's kerry wind surfing. >> in which direction would john kerry lead? kerry voted for the iraq war. opposed it. supported it. and now opposing it again. john kerry, which ever way the wind blows. >> oh, man. and famously during that campaign he was labeled a flip-flopper. that's it right there. >> well, obviously the electorate doesn't want somebody whose positions blow in the wind and this ad blew john kerry out of the water. the amazing thing this footage came about as a result of his own showing off for the press that he could wind surf. now, i don't know, but i think 99% of the people probably don't have the privilege to wind surf like john kerry does. so not only was it funny because of the flip-flopping and obviously the powerful visual to
5:40 am
tell that story, but also because it did demonstrate him as an elitist and out of touch. he should have tried bowling. beyond that, he certainly set himself up in this case. instead of being cool kerry, he became kerry the kook. >> and he's very rich. here's ronald reagan and walter mondale and the bear ad. >> there's a bear in the woods. for some people the bear is easy to see. others don't see it at all. some people say the bear is tame. others say it's vicious. isn't it smart to be as strong as the bear? if there is a bear. >> okay. who was the bear? >> well, at this point in our history, we were most concerned about the soviet union, so it's the personification of the threat of the soviet union. there are similarities between this and the daisy ad. i'm confident it was extraordinarily powerful. you have the person who actually wrote the script, hal riney, narrating it as well.
5:41 am
when you have the right sound effects and you have the theatrical quality of an ad and a message like this it works and it's extraordinarily effective. i'm confident the campaign manager of the reagan campaign, ed rollins, at the time had a difficult time to convince people to run it. >> sure. i have an idea, it's a bear. yeah, right. please. ed, sit down. it worked, reagan won the hugest -- by the hugest margin since 1936. something was working there. rex, thank you for joining us today. >> you're welcome. all right. 19 minutes before the top of the hour. a driver comes face to face with a tornado. what does he do? well, he casually backs up, of course. the video you have to see, coming up next. look at that. then president obama and hillary clinton used the dnc to talk about how great the economy is. what they didn't say will have you stunned this morning. it's about money. that's why we called in fox business network's charles payne. looking for balance in your digestive system?
5:42 am
try align probiotic. for a non-stop, sweet treat goodness, hold on to your tiara kind of day. live 24/7. with 24/7 digestive support. try align, the #1 ge recommended probiotic.
5:43 am
5:44 am
5:45 am
some quick headlines for you on a monday morning. caught on camera. come take a look at your screen right now. if you aren't. a less than hasty escape from a wild tornado. holy moly. >> like a movie. >> you can see a driver slowly backing up in this. as a twister tears through a marketplace in vietnam. the area completely destroyed in seconds. >> i'd be driving faster. and a car flipping over several times before crashing along a busy road near orlando. the man inside alive this morning thanks to good samaritans who saved his life after that. you can see a group of people running over and flipping the car over and pulling that driver to safety.
5:46 am
and even seven years since the recession ended the economy has only grown by a 2% yearly rate, the weakest rate since 1949. charles payne hosts "making money" on the fox business network. he weighs in. what do we need to know? >> 2.1% growth to your point it's the absolute lowest since they kept these records. going all the way back to '49. you know, a lot of reasons for it. and i think that the main reasons of course president obama's policies. let's face it, he declared war on business. he's got regulations that cost over $100 billion a year in addition to doing business, he declared war on the coal industry. and as a result, we have seen a year ago the lowest number of entrepreneurs in the history of our country. so that sort of knee jerk business ethos we're going by, we're running on muscle memory right now. >> two weeks ago the rnc, the
5:47 am
republicans pointed out times are grim. at the dnc last week, not that bad. isn't that how trump wins? >> i mean, if i'm donald trump i only talk about this every single day. this is the only thing to talk about every single day, this and fighting terrorism and law enforcement. it's the only thing i ever touch. this is what people know, you know what i have the data here, but the average person feels it in their gut, in their paycheck. >> you literally have a lot of data here. what are all these numbers? >> i'm a numbers guy. i love numbers. but the bottom line what the democrats are saying this is one of the longest expansions and it's the third longest. the problem is though, guys, if you think that was the worst period since the great recession, it should have been the greatest rebounce since the great depression. >> the new numbers are in. which is why we're going over it now. >> not good. we'll be watching you over on the business network. >> that's right. the business. >> thank you. straight ahead as we close out this half hour and the show from what i can tell, hillary
5:48 am
clinton standing strong behind her initial benghazi response. >> if you go back and read everything that i said that day, i quoted people who talked about it being terrorism. i had already said it was terrorism. >> is that true? we're asking someone who was actually there that night. benghazi security contractor, john tiegen. that's next. but first, bill hemmer. >> a hundred day, allow the sprint to begin. the four states that trump needs to win. we'll show you how clinton has fared since the convention last week, we'll debate the answers that clinton gave to chris wallace over the weekend and we'll talk to trump's national director on security and more. see you in 11 minutes, top of the hour, "america's newsroom" back in new york today. when kevin jorgeson needs light, he trusts duracell quantum because it lasts longer. ♪ (duracell slamtones)
5:49 am
americans are buying more and more of everything online. and so many businesses rely on the united states postal service to get it there. that's why we make more ecommerce deliveries to homes than anyone else in the country. the united states postal service. priority: you squuuuack, let's feed him let's feto the sharks!sharks! yay! and take all of his gold! and take all of his gold! ya! and hide it from the crew! ya...? squuuuack, they're all morons anyway! i never said that. they all smell bad too. no! you all smell wonderful! i smell bad! if you're a parrot, you repeat things. it's what you do. if you want to save fifteen percent or more on car insurance, you switch to geico. it's what you do. squuuuack, it's what you do.
5:50 am
5:51 am
5:52 am
i don't hold any ill feeling for someone who in that moment may not fully recall everything that was or wasn't said. i think there has been a confusion in the minds of some and exploiting that confusion for the advantage of others -- >> wow. despite much criticism, hillary clinton continues to stand strong behind her initial response to the 2012 attacks that left four dead in benghazi. hear to weigh in is the benghazi contractor and co-author of "13 hours," john tiegen. you may have seen the movie. what's your reaction to what she said to chris wallace yesterday? >> coming from her it's not surprising. i think she's talking about herself though not really anybody else. she seems to misspeak and be delusional about a lot of things
5:53 am
that's happened. when she's around. so, you know, just like the sniper fire in bosnia. so to me it seems like she's talking about herself. >> i mean, she's -- pat smith said when they -- when the advisory returned from libya, she said we'll find -- we're going the find the person who made this video. and now that was to pat smith and she's able to say essentially, i never said that, but i feel bad for her. so let's just let her -- let's let this whole thing lie. that outrages you. >> yeah. i mean, you know, we have met pat smith about a month -- might not have been a month, but the following year. like -- i don't know, anyways, she even said that hillary clinton said they'll go after the guys who made the video when we talked to her, after the book came out. we just kind of -- she knew that it wasn't a video. and we knew it. so, you know, like this is -- soon after the book came out, we got to talk to her. >> this doubles down on what hillary clinton actually said,
5:54 am
even though she claimed she didn't. here's a few days later in 2012. listen. >> you have seen the heavy assault on our post in benghazi, that took the lives of those brave men. we have seen rage and violence directed at american embassies over an awful internet video that we had nothing to do with. >> and donald trump had nothing to do with the loss of the khan son back in 2004, but you can't say that about hillary clinton, can you? >> no, she's directly responsible. she said it wasn't her ball, yes, it was your ball, you're the leader, that's your job. to make sure everybody is safe. you're the secretary of state. it's -- and it's your job to make sure all your employees are taken care of. yeah, you know, you can't just sit behind a wall. but at least make sure that when you are behind the wall, you're
5:55 am
adequately protected. >> is the case closed now in america with this story? >> if you're a liberal, i guess. you know? but to me if you're -- i don't think the four guys -- i don'ty their lives are worth $7 million, i don't think they're worth $7 trillion. you can keep going. because there might be another four that end up getting killed because the state department and the dod doesn't seem to care to know what happened, how it happened, where our failures were. where our, you know, positives were. she didn't even call it -- yeah, she didn't call it a terrorist attack until september 21st, even though she said i was calling it the whole time, no, you weren't. >> you lived through it. go out and see the movie, read the book. thank you, john tiegen. does this guy look familiar? he's family. the story behind this picture next.
5:56 am
5:57 am
5:58 am
5:59 am
♪ my older brother jim got married to cara. and they're officially married for one day right now. great wedding yesterday. they did an unbelievable job. >> beautiful bride. >> wow. >> we're all thrilled. >> you don't look so bad yourself by the way. >> congratulations, jim. very proud of you. >> wait, that was your brother? i thought that was you -- >> they look so much alike. >> you know, they had music at the wedding but didn't play the wedding classic the macarena, which was popular in the '90s. >> yeah, we look a lot alike.
6:00 am
>> here from 1996 at the dnc, hillary clinton. ♪ >> oh, wow. >> that was a fun time. yeah. >> amazing. >> see you tomorrow. >> thanks for having me. bill: morning, everybody. a critical new phase in the race for the white house. in both campaigns dealing with drama today, seemingly of their tone creation as we say good morning on a monday. i'm bill hemmer. welcome back. reporter: donald trump facing a bipartisan backlash for his response to the father of a muslim-american killed in

443 Views

info Stream Only

Uploaded by TV Archive on