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gregg: breaking new details on the hunr the terrorist believed to be responsible for the christmas market attack. the manhunt now spanning the entire continent as we learn that two americans were injured in the terror attack on that berlin marketplace. good morning, i'm gregg jarrett live in "america's newsroom." molly: bill and martha are on vacation. we are now learning that german investigators had the berlin suspect on their radar for months, and he was at one point set to be reported, but that was scuttled due to the lack of paperwork in his home country, tunisia. investigators found his fingerprints inside that truck that was used to kill 12 people. meantime, that christmas market
has finally reopened. gregg: and is under much tighter security. president-elect donald trump weighing in yesterday. >> it's an attack on humanity, that's what it is. it's an attack on humanity. and it's got to be stopped. molly: we have fox team coverage, peter doocy has more on president-elect trump, rob begin with greg talcott live in berlin with the latest on the investigation there. greg? >> reporter: molly, we are at the reopened christmas market here in berlin, let's get you up to speed on the investigation and the search for that prime suspect. the 24-year-old tunisian is being sought here and everywhere. there were raids overnight not far from where we are in berlin and also western germany. reports of an arrest being
denied by officials. he was very much on the german terror radar, even heard him offering to commit a suicide attack within islamist circles here in germany. reportedly, he was on the u.s. radar as well. officials are quoted in reports saying that he was on a÷xñ?ñ? ny terror list because he was bomb-making sites as well as communicating online with terror figures. we must remember also, molly, that this man entered germany in 2015 amid a wave of immigrants. german chancellor angela merkel as well as police and heat and a lot of pressure to find that guy. molly: all right, so what does the scene look like there at the christmas market since it's reopened? >> reporter: again, it is reopened, but we are standing virtually at the scene of that terror monday night. i'll step away, let my cameraman
show you the scene. a 25-ton truck came barreling in here at 40 miles an hour right between the stalls that you see now, very busy, probably like this, probably even busier, smashing into people, killing people, hurting people, smashing into decorations, into stalls. ending up about 200 feet or so down this row before he came to a halt after all of that destruction. now you sees the reopened. people are here,s it is very busy. let's hear from a couple people we talked to about why they're here, why it's important that they're open. take a listen. >> yeah, we will survive. will survive. >> it's just so terrible, what happened. yeah. i think -- >> reporter: but life goes on here. >> life goes on. berlin, berlin lives on. >> reporter: again, we were told today, molly, that two americans were hurt in this one, as of yesterday, remains in
the hospital perhaps in serious condition. molly: greg talcott, thank you. gregg: so the question now is how do you track down this guy who allegedly had contact with an isis recruiter and is known to have used at least six aliases in the past? rob o'neill joins us, former navy seal who tracked down and killed osama bin laden back in 2011. good to see you. >> thanks for having me. gregg: so there's 100,000 euro reward for this guy, an intense manhunt. what's the likelihood he'll be caught x how do they do that? >> i'm thinking he'll get caught. they need to step up their surveillance a little bit. germny's -- germany doesn't have a lot of cameras in places, and they're really worried about civil rights as far as who you can surveil. i'm hoping they get a joint terror task force where they can whom he was speaking about being radicalized, the i moms. i'm hoping -- imams.
obviously, this guy opportunity care if he's a martyr. he injured himself in a terror so that's a problem. and he's got to have a support system up there. if he has access to certain thing, certain weapons, it could be a problem. gregg: some of the people who may have been in place to help him could be connected as well to this prominent isis recruiter who i know you know who he is. >> right. gregg: talk to us about the connection. >> well, allah is an imam in germany, i believe he was born in iraq, but he's one of those, i think they call him the faceless imam because he didn't face a camera when he's -- gregg: right. >> -- preaching hate, which is what he's doing. that brand of radical islam. another thing that's unfortunately covered by a lot of the free speech up there, we have a guy that's supporting the
islamic state, and and guys like he are -- they're radicalizing a lot of these people. the connection, i'm not positive about it, but it's definitely what's confounding is that amri, and there's his picture, he was the subject of a terrorism probe by the germans on, quote, suspicion of preparing a serious act of violence subversion. now, that should be enough. but the germans said, well, we identity, he doesn't have a passport, so we'll just let him go -- >> they didn't have the right paperwork from tunisia to prove he was tunisian. he's got a criminal record in tunisia, in italy. they just couldn't get him a passport to deport him -- gregg: you don't just open the jailhouse door and say, well, have a good day. >> yeah, we don't have anything good on you -- they allowed him to stay because they couldn't prove who he was. six different aliases. this guy's a criminal -- gregg
greg at the very least, couldn't they have kept an intense and sustained monitoring of his whereabouts once they let him go? >> they were monitoring him but not actively pursuing him. the world is changing, and there's a new enemy out there, and they have a lot of similarities. we should be able to profile a lot of these people based on the gregg: real quick, how much of this is on the chancellor, angela merkel and open borders -- >> letting people in that have clearly a different culture by the millions, they're not going to try to be like the country where they are. they're going to bring their stuff with them. germans, they're trying to bring in sharia law, so she's got blood on her hands. gregg: great to see you. molly: cities are on high alert ahead of the christmas holiday. police are making their presence
felt here. the new york police department dispatching heavily armed counterterror teams to times square and says they will be ready to protect the throngs of people that will gather there for the new year's eve celebration. gregg: as we mentioned, the tiny nation of tunisia was the birthplace of the arab spring, but since then it has become a breeding ground bigtime for terrorists. as we've reported, the suspected berlin attacker was a due night refugee -- tunisian refugee who had tried to claim asylum. paris, you may recall that,k&& was also masterminded by a tunisian jihadist. tunisia has exported foreign fighters as well, at least 6,000 have left to join isis making themselves isis' single largest nationality of foreign fighters. and tunisians make up a majority of isis leadership roles.
molly: president-elect donald trump meeting with his national security team on the berlin terror attack and suggesting it vindicates his call for banning muslim immigration from certain countries. peter doocy is live in palm beach, florida. peter, just what did trump say about a u.n. resolution concerning israel? >> reporter: a few minutes ago the president-elect told us, molly, that he wants the united states to use its power as a permanent member on the security council at the u.n. to veto a resolution that's being considered that would make israel stop building settlements on contested land that the palestinians want as part of their state. the president-elect says this in a statement, quote: as the united states has long maintained, peace between the israelis and the palestinians will only come through direct negotiations between the parties and not through the imposition of terms by the united nations. high profile visit here at
mar-a-lago from top pentagon brass yesterday for a presidential daily briefing. it's very rare to see briefers arrive and to hear the president-elect speak about them, but we did, and he did how terrible he thinks the berlin trucking attack was. -- truck attack was. he called it an attack on humanity, molly. molly: what are we hearing about the job kellyanne conway's just accepted? >> reporter: the job title is counselor to the president, so she'll be in the mix with just about every big decision he is considering. she told us this morning when decisions about the remaining two cabinet positions at the v.a. and at agriculture are going to come. >> coming soon. >> do you think it's going to be before christmas? >> well, it could be, but the only thing that's happened with both of those is the list has actually expanded, not contracted. it's a huge learning process, and he's weighing consequences and options. >> reporter: so trump's final campaign manager ends up with
him in the white house, and his first campaign manager is going to be working down the street. corey lieu lieu wan lewandowskid consulting firm where he does still plan to work with the president, just from outside the confines of the white house. molly: peter, thank you. gregg: rush limbaugh is asking democrats a very simple question about russian hacking. vote, what many can a hacker do? -- more can a hacker do? they're running around complaining about the hackers and blaming the russians for stealing the election. gregg: so do the democrats' complaints have any merit or sour grapes? our panel debates, fair and balanced, coming up. plus, turkey claiming one of those responsible for the killing of russia's ambassador is right here in the united states. who's getting the game. molly: and living in freedom as
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assassination of the russian ambassador who was shot and killed in turkey's capital on monday. the cleric is living in exile in pennsylvania. the turkish government calls him a terrorist and blames his followers for a coup attempt in july. the u.s. state department now weighing in on this latest accusation, calling it ludicrous. >> it's totally ridiculous to claim that the united states was in any way involved in this. but let the investigation work its way through, and then we'll know better what the investigations were. molly: the ambassador's funeral is today. ♪ ♪ >> [inaudible] >> has it caused you to rethink or reevaluate your plans to -- [inaudible] >> hey, you know my plan all along k and i've been proven to be right, 100% correctment what's happening is disgraceful.
[inaudible] nice to have you here. gregg: president-elect donald trump apparently doubling down on his plan to ban muslims from in berlin shows he was right all along. notwithstanding the backlash when he first made the proposal during the campaign. florida congressman dennis ross, member of the trump executive transition team, joins us now. is that what the president is there in germany affirms or vindicates the position i took during the campaign? >> well, absolutely. let's look at this, gregg, there's precedent that has been set as far back as 1980 just after the embassy was taken in tehran when carter issued an executive order to stop the issuance of visas from iranians to the united states. it was done after 9/11 by george w. bush when he stopped terrorist-sponsored countries from coming over here.
donald trump recognizes who the enemy is, that's radical islamic extremism. and also we had in place a national security entry/exit program that gave us that extra layer of verifying who was coming over here including fingerprints. that was stopped five years ago -- gregg: i got it. but let me ask you this, because it's a little unclear based on is he taking the position, which was his initial policy position, of banning all muslims? or his revised position of extreme vetting? which is it? >> well, it's going to have to be extreme vetting. reasonable -- gregg: why? >> we've got to be able to make sure -- why? well, first of all, we don't have a vetting program. gregg: why not banning all muslimss as he initially said, is my question. >> well, if they're coming from tunisia, if they're coming from certain countries that we know are sponsors of terrorism, then,
yes, we might have to have a program in there. simple enough to allow for the vetting of people which we haven't done. we have 110,000 new refugees coming over here according to president obama in 2017, and we don't even have any way to know who they are, what they're here for or where they came from. yes, you've got to look at all avenues here, and until he becomes president, we're not going to know the exact policy. vetting is going to be -- gregg: so we're not going to know the policy? >> of course we're going to know the policy. gregg: what i'm trying to get is a complete muslim ban or we're only going to do extreme vetting of those muslims who come from >> and, gregg, i appreciate the question, but it's not one or the other. it's a mixture of both. you've got to look at where these people are coming from. you've got to look at where the hotbeds are, rely on intelligence, but you also have to impose certain vetting procedures. we just can't have open borders.
germany should have learned from hungary on this last year, but they've failed to, and we've seen what happened just this week in berlin. we've got to be able to say, no, if you're coming from a hotbed, a known terrorist area, then we've got to have a system in place. and, gregg, i just can't say one or the other, and i don't think anybody has. it has to be a mixture. gregg: all right. i want to switch to another topic. there's a washington post today, noter terribly flattering to the president-elect, i'm sure you've seen it, in which the writer basically says what trump is doing is a casting call for people who look the part for particular positions and cabinet slots and so forth. there you see some of the picks so far. and i'll be specific. the post says, you know, general giles mattis, secretary of -- james mattis, quote, rugged combat general, looks the part. nikki haley is the ambassador to write. and then for rex tillerson, secretary of state, they refer to him as sort of
silvery-haired, boardroom boardroom-bearing, projecting authority, and they say trump is picking people who look camera ready, good for tv. [laughter] >> that's a great by-product. what "the washington post" fails to say is that these people are extremely successful in their own right. mad dog mattis, who better than to have somebody who finally shows the americans need to secure our borders? rex tillerson, who has come up from humble means as an engineer to lead the large exxon, the largest oil company out there? these are people who have proven themselves successfully. not on theory, but by practice. gregg: right. >> the fact that they look the part is of extra benefit, but they're successful in their own right. gregg: congressman, you look the part of a congressman -- [laughter] and that's a compliment in every bit of the manner. thank you very much for being with us. >> thank you. have a great day. molly: president-elect trump used twitter to turn up the heat
on boeing over the cost of air force one, and it may have worked. that's next. plus, is the president-elect ushering in a new era of >> it's a little bit of a dance. but we're going to get the costs down, and we're going to get it done beautifully, and these are great people. they're amazing people. >> [inaudible] >> i'm very impressed with them. and good negotiators too.
♪ ♪ >> we had the chairman of boeing, the ceo, and i think we're looking to cut a tremendous amount of money off the price, okay? >> i was able to give the president-elect my personal commitment on behalf of the boeing company. this is a business that's important to us. we work on air force one because it's important to our country, and we're going to make sure that he gets the best capability and that it's done affordably. molly: the is ceo of boeing promising to deliver a pair of air force ones for less than $4
with after president-elect trump said the project should be canceled. byron york, a fox news contributor, byron, thanks for being here. >> good morning. molly: let's get started with the tweet that started it all. this from president-elect trump saying that boeing is building a brand new 747 air force one for future presidents, but costs are out of control. more than $4 billion. cancel order. now, trump has come under attack, of course, for many of his tweets. people saying they're inaccurate or they're not responsible, but in this case when he tweeted this, he ends up meeting with the head of boeing, coming down and getting a personal assurance that it's going to be more affordable. so did it work? >> i think the short answer is, yes. this shows you the power of trump's use of twitter. back in the campaign, if you remember, trump had about 11 million twitter follow or. now it's well over 17 million. so that's a lot of people he reaches just that way, and every time he tweets something, it is
instantly megaphoned in other social media and in the press. a lot of reporters write what trump just said on twitter. it's an ea educate give -- effective way of communicating. in this case and also in the case of the f-35, the very troubled combat jet, trump's use of twitter seems to have indicated he's signaling a desire to cut down on pentagon waste. yes, he wants to increase pentagon spending, he wants to improve the pentagon's war-fighting capability, but he wants to go after the billions in waste. it's probably going to be a very popular position. molly: yeah. it's fascinating to see this, to see the president-elect personally inserting himself rather intimately into these types of projects. big government spending like the pentagon, but also boo a smaller business -- into a smaller business like carrier in indiana. is that something that's sustainable when he actually
assumes the presidency next year? >> unclear right now, but it is what he has said all along. if you listen to donald trump's speeches all through the campaign, he described, you know, when ford was going to make cars in mexico, he said, well, i would call up the ceo of ford, and i'd talk to them. and he would threaten, you know, a tax on cars coming, imported back into the united states. he said this all along, that he would be a very hands-on president and that he would talk to ceos of companies around the country. now, he's obviously been doing that with carrier, with lockheed, with boeing. so far as president-elect, i don't think there's any reason to think he's going to stop once he becomes president. molly: there'll be so much more for him to do and be involved in it. i want to get back to government spending. so if he's involved in sort of the american economy overall, is he going to be able to pull in that government spending? that's a really difficult, big project.
>> well, this is a couple of things. one, he wants to be seen as a guardian of taxpayer dollars, and going after defense spending, there's just a huge amount of waste there. remember, we had a report this year that the pentagon tried to put the kibosh on a report that showed they were going to waste $125 billion. so this is something that's a pretty fertile area for trump to work in. now, of course, as any republican on capitol hill would tell you, the bigger areas of government spending are in entitlements over the years, coming years, in medicare and in social security. and, of course, on the campaign trail trump pledged to protect those. he didn't go along with republican plans to cut them over coming years. so it's going to be interesting to see what he does with that. but clearly are, right now he's trying to craft an image of himself as someone who is protecting taxpayer dollars. molly: yeah. he said he was going to be a tough negotiators, and i think a lot of supporters feel like they're seeing what they wanted
to see. byron, thank you. >> thank you. gregg: a fox news alert. civilians targeted as isis tries to keep control of mosul. reports of car bombs hitting areas already back in iraqi control. we're following the breaking news. plus, donald trump and hillary clinton had very different views on combating terrorism. did that play a key role in deciding the minds of voters? here's former house speaker newt gingrich. >> it's politically so incorrect, so you have to pretend it's not true. i mean, you have attacks that are clearly refugees and immigrants in places like france, belgium, germany. you'd think there's a lesson this for america, but the obama -- there for america, but the obama administration was incapable of learning it.
molly: a fox news alert on two big stories overseas. a manhunt now underway across europe for the suspect in monday's deadly terror attack. officials saying anis amri drove that truck into a market killing 12 civilians. and in syria the evacuations of the last remaining civilians in aleppo is nearly over after the
rebels reached an agreement with the syrian government to finish that withdrawal. meanwhile, russia, iran and turkey are discussing a new peace plan for syria and completely shutting the u.s. out of those talks. ♪ ♪ >> since hillary won the popular vote, why are they complaining about the russians hacking the election? i mean, hillary wins the popular vote, what more can a hacker do than get you the majority of the popular vote? but yet they're running around complaining about the hackers, and they're blaming the russians for stealing the election. and yet she won the majority of popular votes. it seems to the me, you can't have it both ways. again i is ask, you know, why aren't the democrats thank the russians? the russian hack got hillary a popular vote victory. gregg: conservative radio host rush limbaugh challenging hillary clinton's supporters over the claims that russia hacked the election in favor of
donald trump, saying if that's what they did, why did clinton still win the popular vote by nearly three million votes? doug schoen, former adviser to president bill clinton and fox news contributor, alex conant, former communications director for marco rubio's presidential campaign. alex, does he have a point? it's really hard to claim the russians stole the election when she wins the popular vote, you know, by almost three million. >> yeah. i mean, there's two separate issues here. one, did the russians hack the election? u.s. intelligence says that they did. is that why hillary clinton lost the election? absolutely not. she lost the election because her message failed to move voters -- especially working class voters -- compared to donald trump's message in key states like wisconsin, michigan and pennsylvania. i think if she'd had a better message, frankly, if she'd showed up at those states -- gregg: right. at the very end there, she thought it was in the bag. hey, doug, hasn't hillary
clinton blamed everyone for her loss except for herself? i mean, she's the one who decided to use a private server, she's the one who decided to maintain ties to her foundation while secretary of state which ended in scandal. >> yeah, i couldn't agree more with you and alex. as you know, in 1996, gregg, i worked for the clinton re-election and our sing lahr focus, let -- singular or focus, let me underscore that, singular focus or were white working class voters, particularly men. we called them swing one and swing two. that's really all we thought about. in this campaign it was as if there was no focus on any ordinary americans and, sadly, i absolutely believe the hacking is a huge issue for american foreign policy -- gregg: yeah. >> i don't think it's an issue for the clinton campaign and why they lost. gregg: and, doug, while i have you -- will yes, sir. gregg: -- you know, you look at some of these leaked e-mails, and it seems clear that clinton surrounded herself with sycophants who didn't have the
courage or the ability to tell her the truth about herself and a lack of message. >> sure. let me again tell a story, if i can. when bill clinton hired me in '94, he said, look, you don't need to tell me what i know, you need to take me on, tell me where i'm wrong so we can run a better and winning campaign. precisely what we did. i'm enduringly proud of it. secretary clinton and her group approached things, apparently, differently. i wasn't part of it, but the results are pretty clear. two campaigns, two losses. gregg: you know, alex, it's true that, you know, trump has gone on a victory tour. at the same time, it seems that hillary clinton has gone on a blame everyone else tour. [laughter] is that lacking graciousness, and should she just lay low with a modicum, just a modicum of humility? >> well, she should absolutely be laying low right now as should most of her team, i believe. look, losing a presidential election is hard, and it takes time to recover from.
but going back to a point that doug made, she decided early on to make this a character campaign. that is all of her tv ads were challenging donald trump's character, saying he didn't have the integrity to be president of the united states. apparently, she didn't have people around her that pointed out she had character problems of he's. and when you -- of herself. and when you make this a character election and you have big character problems especially in the final two weeks of the election, that is going to be a problem for the campaign. i think they made a strategic mistake early on in making it a character election instead of an ideological election, and that's ultimately why she lost those key states that have gone democrat in recent elections. gregg: doug, liberal filmmaker michael moore told electors to dump trump, now he's add advocag let's disrupt the inauguration. would he and others with be better served to at least for now accept the results and give the president-elect a chance?
>> absolutely. gregg, look, before i'm a democrat, i'm an american. i believe that we all, regardless of ideology and party, should work with the president cooperatively however we can. and if i were the secretary of state, i would say, mr. president, i have all these concerns, but my larger concern is for america. how can i help the country and help you achieve all of our objectives. that's how i'd approach it. but it doesn't appear that too many people at least on the democratic side are listening to me. gregg: all right. now, i want to play a quick sound bite here. this is newt gingrich on hannity last night talking about why hillary clinton lost, and then, alex, i'll get your reaction. >> part of why hillary clinton lost, i think people had a deep instinct that she didn't understand the reality of these new threats, she wouldn't do things to meet them. trump's very different. i think we're going to see a very significant shift in the american attitude towards dealing with terrorism around
the world. gregg: alex, is gingrich right, and have the events in germany only underscored his being right? >> yeah, absolutely. i mean, i think hillary clinton, barack obama's foreign policy legacy is a disaster. especially when we see what happened in aleppo and syria last week which is definitely the fault of policy decisions that hillary clinton and barack obama made several yearsing ago. years ago. and so when donald trump went before the american people and said i'm going to handle our foreign policy differently, i'm going to be tougher on terrorists than hillary clinton and barack obama was, the american people wanted that. they want us to get tough on terrorists. they want us to do things about the kind of attacks we're seeing in syria, so absolutely, he's right. gregg: alex conant and, as always, doug schoen, great to see you guys. >> thank you. ♪ ♪ molly: north carolina's bathroom law is still on the books after state lawmakers failed to repeal it during a special session.
the controversial law has cost the state a lot of money because of boycotts. senior national correspondent john roberts has more from atlanta. john? >> reporter: molly, good morning to you. north carolina's bathroom bill was supposed to be repealed, but that attempt really failed, died under the sword of both politics and mistrust. republicans fearing that if they repealed the bathroom bill, the city of charlotte or some other town would pass an anti-discrimination measure, and they'd all be back where they started and where they are right now. what really killed the bill was a provision for a cooling-off period to last a number of months prohibiting any municipality from passing another ordnance similar to charlotte's. one republican senator flat out said he doesn't trust the charlotte city council. democrats feared the moratorium would lead to a permanent ban. roy cooper, who personally pushed to get the ball rolling on repeal, said he's disappointed. >> i know there were enough
democratic and republican votes in the house and in the senate to fully repeal house bill 2 if they had just been given a chance. >> reporter: but republicans blame heft-wing politicians and activist groups who indicated they would push for a flurry of measures similar to charlotte's in the bathroom bill was repealed. republicans split the vote in the senate into two part, an up or down vote just on repeal was defeated by all 16 democrats in the senate, joined by 4 conservatives. the ncaa's boycott of north carolina will remain in place, saying quote: the ncaa's decision to withhold championships from north carolina remains unchanged. republican governor pat mccrory, who was defeated in november in part because he signed the bathroom bill, expects that this is going to go to washington.
in a statement saying, quote: as i've said many times, the balance between privacy and equality is not just a north carolina issue, it is an issue that will be resolved by the supreme court in the near future. north carolina republicans also pointing fingers at the incoming governor saying he's the one who pushed for this special session. it failed, or he should pay for it. but that ain't going to happen. [laughter] molly: absolutely. that ongoing controversy down there, john, thanks for covering it for us, and i know you'll be spending a lot more time in washington soon as our new washington correspondent, congratulations. i haven't had a chance to say it. >> reporter: i appreciate that, molly. gregg: panic after a small bus after an explosion sends a passenger running if or his life -- running for his life. molly: plus, we are seeing the logistical end product of political correctness? >> it's like a cancer that's metastasized, and we've allowed it to happen because we didn't keep our eye on isis, we didn't know it was growing. we thought it was the jv. we paid no attention to it, and
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mohammed says political correctness is costing us lives. listen to what he said the 9/11 plotter or told him. >> he said that like-minded jihadi brothers would immigrate to western democracies and to the united states, they would wrap themselves in our civil liberties for protection. they would support themselves in our welfare systems while they spread their jihadi message. and then when the time was right, they would rise up and attack. molly: retired navy captain chuck nash is a fox news military analyst, and he's joining me to talk a little bit about, well, tunisia, frankly. thanks for joining us. >> you bet, molly. molly: we don't hear a hot about it, we talk usually about iraq and afghanistan and where our troops are, but this small country has been linked to multiple small attacks including the "charlie hebdo" and nice attacks, so why tunisia? >> you know, tunisia's the birthplace of the so-called arab spring.
it's got libya on one side, algeria on the other side. a disaffected population, you've got a bunch of young men who don't really, a lot of the attackers don't really fit what one would consider to be prime terrorist suspects. one of the attacks in tunisia was done by a 23-year-old engineering student. this guy that they're currently looking for, you know, he came up, he's been in the country illegally. he's running on a fake italian passport. they had him in custody. so back to the lead-in with, is political correctness killing us? you know, there's nothing in our civil laws in western society that makes it a suicided pact. we have to start -- suicide pact. we have to start getting past the idea that if you react properly to a threat, that you're some kind of phobic person. you're not. you're recognizing a threat and you're dealing with it. molly: germany, of course, has
been among the leaders as far as taking in refugees. the top five countries seeking asylum, syria, afghanistan, iraq, nigeria, pakistan. tunisia's not there. is what does that tell us? -- so what does that tell us? how can the e.u. keep an eye on this dramatic amount of refugees that are coming into their country, and where should they be looking? >> molly, they really can't, and that's the issue. once the countries of europe decided to do what was supposed to be a trade organization in the european union, once they took down their borders, all you have to do is get across from the maghreb, cross the mediterranean, and you're anywhere in europe. there are no more borders really except for just a couple countries that put theirs up because of this problem. and when we look at europe, we shouldn't really be throwing rocks, because we live in a glass house. the department of homeland security estimates there are 1.9 million people in this country illegally that they consider removable criminal aliens.
that's their terminology. and there's a think ta says, no, it's more like 820,000 who are here illegally with criminal records. so we need to police up our own action here before we start throwing rocks at the europeans. they've got their problems, we certainly have ours. molly: it's certainly one for the international community. thank you, captain nash. >> you bet, molly. gregg: there's a new report showing the empty nest is anything like empty. why millennials may be heading home for the holidays and and staying. ♪ ♪ merry christmas, baby. [cheers and applause] g new cars.
molly: chaotic moments on a california bus after an eing-cigarette explodes in a passenger's pocket. the 53-year-old victim suffered minor injuries, hankfully. he reportedly put that dice into his pocket after the driver told him that you can't smoke on the bus. there's a record of e-cigarette batteries exploding, but no word on what actually caused this particular one to. gregg: we are watching closely the dow as it hovers just below a potential milestone of 20,000. right now down about 30 points but, boy, over the last month it's really been up. all of this as a new report shows millennials are staying home at a record 75-year high. let's talk about it with maria bartiromo, host of "mornings with maria." great to see you. >> good to see you,.gregg. gregg: are we on the precipice
of an epic market? >> well, we're definitely looking at a record-setting performance for the stock market. and i think on election night when investors started to figure out that donald trump has a growth plan because of lower taxes, because of a rollback of regulations, they started to surmise that this is going to have a big impact on earnings. and that's really what you're seeing in terms of the rally. why are we sort of hovering around this level and having a hard time getting to 20,000? no big deal, gregg -- gregg: psychological? >> yeah. 20,000 is one of those round numbers that creates some resistance, and that's what you're seeing. but this, by all accounts, is still a victory. you're talking about this market being up 8% since election night. seventeen all-time highs since election night. the russell 2000, the small cap indicator, up 15%. gregg: right. >> so you have to expect some backing and filling and some sort of hovering around -- gregg: this is not irrational exuberance of any kind? >> no. well, look, there are some people who believe the market has become stretched. remember, if we get a 15%
corporate tax rate, people are saying that it's going to mean a 20% boost to corporate earnings. but when you look at some areas of this market, small cap stocks are selling at 26 times earnings. so there is an argument to be made that maybe we're getting a little ahead of ourselves, but there is a serious bid under this market, i am not expecting a major selloff by any means. i think there's support for this market until we see what comes out of the trump administration. gregg: all right. i've got to ask you about this other report. 40% of millennials are now living at home with mom, dad or sibling, and that's a 75-year high. what do you make of that? >> look, i think it's expensive, and they can't afford it. this is a troubling signal because the problem is unemployment for young people is not doing, is high, higher than you want to see. even though the national unemployment rate is below 5% and it has been improving, people are not feeling it. they haven't seen their wages moving, and millennials in particular don't have the money as a young person to get their
own apartment. this is a problem because if you don't have a job at 20 years old, 25 years old, it's a vicious cycle. it follows you. you need to get a job to get another job and a better job. it's a very troubling report are, i think, that so many people are living with their participants because they can't afford it. >> my parents said don't even think about coming home -- >> and my parents said come home -- gregg: that's the difference between nice parents. my parents love me, they said. [laughter] molly: searching for the terrorist who plowed into a christmas market in berlin killing 12 people. the latest on the search and the suspect's background.
>> a fox news alert on the global search for a suspected killer. this is the man german media believes has his fingerprints on that truck the plowed through christmas market in berlin killing 12 people. welcome to a new hour of america's news room. >> the suspect had been under surveillance for some time and on the list to be deported. we learned from the us embassy the two americans were injured in the attack. richardson has more from the state department. the us is working with the germans. >> reporter: they are. the us and a state department official confirmed they are
working to identify and assist any american citizens who might have been hurt in this attack beyond the two. the state department confirmed was injured in all this. the investigation into the attack is ongoing but john kirby says the style of attack is familiar. >> the attraction they pose to foreign fighters and people susceptible to self radicalization has led to inspired attacks on western targets. we may be seeing exactly that in what happened in berlin. the investigation is ongoing and bears all the hallmarks of the attack. >> isis claimed responsibility for this attack but it is unclear whether isis had any type of coordination from the leadership, and anything to do with it. it does resemble an attack when
a truck plowed into a crowd of people killing 80 people in a bastille day celebration, last month isis did urge its followers to conduct similar attacks much like a few days ago in germany. >> the a suspected attacker is still at large, and intense manhunt what is the latest? >> the manhunt continues throughout germany, german publications support the suspect and east emery entered germany in july 2015, authorities have been watching him for some time, and suspected ties with the islamic state and ordered intensive monitoring of the suspect and he was classified as a type of suspect who could attack at any time. 's application for asylum was rejected in july of this year and was subsequently arrested and coordination issues with the tunisian government, he wasn't
deported from the country and was able to be released. >> authorities in germany watching the suspect closely. they tried to deport him but it is all true. this attack just one in a series of violent acts. newt gingrich says expect more. >> three significant attacks, the local violence we are used to in syria, libya, somalia, and also notice the deliberate targeting, the confused response responsible for making 1 million refugees into germany and faced with the fact they had a series of assaults in germany from refugees. this was the latest one. they believe it was a tunisian. these things are going to keep
going on. >> doctor wally ferris is a middle east analyst and future jihadi. let's start with this. the suspect in berlin, his deportation was in the works. it didn't happen, it was a paperwork snafu. the interior ministry said he was classed as a potential risk. why was he still in germany? >> let me tell you this. monitoring how many others are monitoring, not another one, performing the same action. the individuals who are or are not monitored, the issue is a decision by the german authorities to consider they penetrated, germany is penetrated by jihadists and new something collective about it, engaging with other governments, a good thing to do, engaging in these communities with ngos but
expect there would be more. we are in a state of war against isis and their supporters. >> let's talk about what is happening in germany. they welcomed so many refugees as newt gingrich pointeded out. will this change how people feel about welcoming refugees? >> of course it will change. with this incident and other terror acts not just in germany, the one in nice caught the attention of many europeans. the fact that now not just with bullets and machine guns and bombs, you can use any instrument and that instrument is below the belt, you could drive a car, and firearms, and to operate. the issue, how can the europeans stop them from coming in? the keyword is vetting.
how can they do it in a way that manning would be possible? they don't have a vetting system. >> we learned syria -- >> with all the other authorities, and all the other federal organizations, they are working very hard, they know millions of people, the perpetrator will be apprehended. theoretically we have known for a long time time and time again we are a target, infamous radicals, when such an event takes place, not just the attack
but the situation changes and our thoughts are with relatives of the victims of those who are in the hospitals and those that are injured. and, good to know, and the authorities in other countries, many of them have also suffered attacks in the past. to deal with terrorist challenges, a great effort to face up better to the challenges we had to set up a joint terror network as one example and
internet surveillance. i am convinced we will be able to spend the test, we have professional personnel that are possible in order to bring the search to a conclusion, and the opportunity to have the values of a democracy on our side. trusting the fact that the two will maintain our way of life or working together openly and freely. over the last days have been very proud, how to reflective the people have been and how circumspect the people have been. and wish people to be the best success with you. >> german chancellor angela merkel speaking in the wake of
the terror attack in her country. i want to bring in doctor ferris again. the chancellor spoke again saying we are a target of radicals and she talked about the international community, this network that exists and these other countries faced these challenges and at the same time we know that jihadi's, the terrorists themselves also have a network and travel between countries and get training and the greatest number of refugees screaming into germany are from syria. we looked at a chart, syria, afghanistan, how can they combat that? >> first of all it is clear angela merkel feels the heat of public opinion, mobilized and touched in the neighborhood, it happened in noncombat situation. it could happen in another place. she is trying to tell the population they are on top of issues, to have the cooperation
internationally. before these individuals or activities come to germany, then we deal with issues, the problem in europe, germany, dealing with it as jack the ripper and in one case follow him, the reality is how can you stop these jihadists from coming into germany, they can go anywhere they want, and come to the united states. >> thanks for joining us. many refugees and so many people are already there in germany. the what happens in the coming weeks. thank you. >> the berlin attack prompting the president-elect to double down on the campaign pledge. >> i want you to rethink your
plans to register. >> will the muslim band be back on the table. >> the public persona is -- the president said that took place. >> the 407 got off the plane at 37 by the tarmac. >> you can always count on it. to get in and out. >> a traffic nightmare, one of the busiest airports just in time for the holidays. ♪
>> operations at los angeles international airport getting back to normal after high frustration. delays piled up all day with travelers swamping in the terminals, highways, traffic, planes full of passengers waiting on the tarmac for hours. many flights diverted. >> whatever happened on the ground prior to our leaving for los angeles, california, something happened here and it started a domino effect. >> our pilot was telling us it would be another 20 minutes, haven't seen so many airplanes on one track in a few years, took a while, but we are here
now. >> air force officials blamed construction, the weather, the increased traffic this time of year. >> here are indications that donald trump may go forward with his initial campaign pledge, temporary ban on muslim immigrants. the president-elect walked away from that pledge in the latter part of the campaign after pushback from both sides of the aisle, he vowed to implement extreme vetting procedures but after the attack in berlin, he is now suggesting he might revive the initial idea. the president-elect talking to reporters outside his estate in florida. >> i want you to rethink plans to break with the united states? >> 100%, what is happening.
>> jenna goldberg joined us, senior editor and fox news contributor. i am laughing because he couldn't have been more vague and ambiguous if he tried. >> he might have said get these squirrels off of me. it with a nonresponse response. one of the problems we are going to have going forward is normally, the presidential press corps watches these things for the tiniest hint of a variation in language, dissect, parse the language of the president and donald trump is utterly immune to that process. when he answers questions, the idea that somehow it has to be news is not true anymore. i don't think saying we are going to bring back the muslim band. i think he was deflecting the
question. to say that he is bringing back the muslim been, kellyanne conway said it is not really a muslim ban, the extreme vetting, whatever that means, focusing on countries where there is a lot of terrorism, that all makes sense, that is doable but a blanket ban on muslims is impossible. >> politically and legally run afoul of the constitution. you mentioned kellyanne conway, she was on fox and friends. i want to play a clip of it and get your reaction to that. >> he talked about better vetting. people say he can't do that but why not? why would we look the other way? >> he is talking extreme vetting, not a muslim band but i asked dennis ross in the last hour which is it? extreme vetting or is it a
complete muslim band? he said it is a mix of the two which is vague and ambiguous. greg:that line from anchorman, 60% of the time it works every time. we are going to get a lot of that until we see president trump putting in policies, putting out legislators, executive orders, in writing, what they are going to do. his biggest critics on the left want to take the most extreme interpretations of everything for biggest defenders on the right wants to say you don't get it, just trust him. kellyanne conway was right, the idea we can't in this age be lone wolves or under the radar, terrorists sneaking with refugees, we can't try to have better vetting is ludicrous. of course we can. greg:some in law enforcement claim a ban or vetting would do
more harm than good, in a reason that follows, isis will then use such things as propaganda to recruit, ignores the fact that isis has plenty of propaganda, real or imagined. this is just another one. >> to the extent particularly the muslim ban which is unworkable, our airport ticket agents going to do theological inquisitions of air travelers? do we really think muslim terrorists aren't going to lie about being muslims if that will get them into the country? it is utterly impractical and unconstitutional. it would also annoy and radicalize even more muslims we want as our friends was the argument has merit but at the same time they will claim any form of vetting is discriminatory and an insult to muslims and sometimes you have to say okay, that is the price
we are going to pay for taking our security seriously and maybe we need to work harder communicating what we are doing but you can't just say they will take offense to our vetting procedures so we can't have vetting procedures. greg:the us drive lessons when it comes to terrorism, when and until failure on the part of the germans or a failure of policy in which angela merkel allowed more than 1 million asylum-seekers to come into her country last year alone. >> it is a chinese menu. you certainly point to an intel failure, the guy was under surveillance and fell through the cracks but in the context of a larger political failure, angela merkel made a huge bet on taking in these refugees, doing it is a legacy thing, but it was a powder keg politically to
assimilate or absorb 1 million refugees from a war-torn part of the country or war-torn part of the world that is full of terrorists and created a backlash. it would not be too critical to say we can catch every single one of these guys but we understand when one of these guys slipped through the cracks in this political context it creates enormous problems. greg:good to see you. >> happy holidays. >> you heard about the driverless car running a red light in san francisco. the company ironically blaming this on human error, the cars being pulled off the road. >> i do that all the time. possible signs of life on mars. what one self-proclaimed ufo hunter discovered coming up.
>> shocking video by the permit of public safety, this dash cam video, knocking down several roadsigns, the driver fell to the ground, the trooper had a hard time getting him up. >> a lot of impaired drivers don't drive without a great amount of impairment. this was near the top of the amount of impairment. >> the driver had a blood alcohol content of 2.8%, more than 3 times the legal limit. >> a sign of hope for those in
syria. evacuations of the battered city of aleppo facing their final phase, buses and cars a sure free thousand people to safety. john huddy live in jerusalem with the latest. how much longer is this evacuation effort expected to take? >> it is expected to be finished by tonight or tomorrow. according to the international red cross as mentioned lead, today we are hearing the same thing. today we have been seeing opposition fighters, rebel fighters leaving eastern aleppo, some of them carrying their weapons, granted by syria's government and regime and team passage to other parts of syria along with thousands of civilians that have been trapped in the city as well. the evaluation process has stalled on tuesday but picked up wednesday.
the weather has been an inhibiting factor. it has been snowing heavily in aleppo, temperatures drop. it is imperative to get people out of their at this point. >> it is such an enormous task. how many people have been evacuated so far? >> we are hearing 34,000 people. the red cross is saying the same. that include civilians and opposition fighters. they have been streaming out of aleppo in a convoy of buses and hundreds of cars as well and once the operation is complete it paves the way for syria's military and bashar al-assad's regime to take full control not only of eastern aleppo but all of aleppo and a prosperous city, beautiful city, bustling
commercial hub that has been reduced to ruin. >> thank you, we appreciate it. >> authorities around the world are on the lookout for the man believed to have taken a truck through a crowd of holiday shoppers. he was no stranger to the counterterror community even before the berlin attack. >> does president obama get a fair shake in conservative media? he does not think so and is speaking out on the eve of his departure from the white house.
attention is turning squarely to this guy, the suspect. a tunisian who may have taken inspiration from isis according to authorities was his fingerprints were reportedly inside the truck and he was already under surveillance, set to be deported from germany. that didn't happen because of the paperwork snafu. >> president obama taking a parting shot at fox news and some in the conservative media saying this in an interview with the atlantic, quote, you understand that if people are angry that somehow the government is failing, then they are going to look to a guy who represents the government, that applies either way even if some of the folks are trump supporters was they are responding to a fictional character named barack obama who they see on fox news or who they hear about through rush limbaugh. the republican strategist and fox news contributor, senior vice president of global
strategy group and former communications director with former new jersey governor jon corzine, thanks for joining us. let's start with this. president obama is on his way out heading for the door, his legacy will be discussed and analyzed for use to come but that parting shot is at fox news channel, casting blame about who he is presented as on fox. is that surprising? >> completely unsurprising and predictable remarks from the president, two prevailing characters of this president we learned in eight years, he is not accountable for anything, he detaches himself from accountability and detaches himself from reality particularly reality substantiated by fax. when you look at the claim the media is unfair to him and that undermined his presidency, you really have data and quantifiable stats that completely disprove this. in 2012 when he talks about fox news fox news gave barack obama 46% negative coverage. msnbc gave mitt romney in the same campaign 71% negative coverage. if you look at 2008, analysis by
you, 43 media outlets, barack obama got 36% favorable coverage to 29% negative coverage, john mccain got 57% negative coverage, it is one thing to have your opinion and he is entitled to that but they are completely debunked by fax. the last thing i will say that is dangerous for him to make some blame to the idea that his opposition is somehow steeped in racism or any of those types of cultural issues, the south which he points to voting against him, he did much better than our gore or john kerry. >> we are in the wake of an election where so much blame is all sorts of things why the democrats may have lost, your thoughts on president obama and why he is -- rush limbaugh and fox news have been lumped together before. >> make america great hats on the way in, i think he is right. i am getting. i don't think you can blame approval ratings for the president on fox news any more than you can blame them on donald trump on msnbc or any
other, i will say it is inarguable that the media and elected officials are more partisan. you have a country that is very divided and able to live in its own bubbles, the media wants to see, the politicians want to listen to, social media it once to and you see that reflected in obama's approval ratings which have gone to the high 50s since he stopped being the subject of partisan attacks or republicans views of the economy which have gotten better by 30%, donald trump has been elected president, the same economy the same as it was a month ago so much better. i think the real issue around it is it may compromise a dirty word, which is a real problem in american politics because you do not take on the big issues anymore, we spend our time attacking one another.
>> the president has gone to fox news channel before and is that a strategy? doesn't work when he says things like that? >> democrats need to take pause for a minute and the demonization of others is not an effective winning strategy. in 2016 the central theme of the campaign in the mainstream media and hillary clinton was to demonize donald trump and those associated with him. fox news channel and rush limbaugh and other conservative media talk radio like rush would not exist if there was truly fair and balanced news coverage. you have every major network acting as a wholesale subsidiary of the communications operation of the dnc and had this for many years. >> what has happened is alternative media has exposed this and created content to the other people who don't feel represented by the opinions given by the mainstream. >> the president has complained
there were essentially not necessarily all the facts are getting out there and things are skewed when people can turn to blogs and that sort of thing. >> the mainstream media have gone after president obama and hillary clinton, the email stuff was broken by the new york times on the front page every day but it is inarguable that you have a real partisanship in america. it is solvable. it is solvable in some ways by people deciding to look at other pieces of media that have those of us on the democratic side to spend time on fox news. >> great to have discussions like these. >> the new york times, not think it is a bunch of lies, it is fact based media, actually matters, talking to each other actually matters was the other point about election results,
part of the lesson is opposition works because the republicans have opposed everything barack obama tried to do for eight years and both houses of congress and the presidency out of it. >> through executive power i don't think he cared about republican opposition. >> throughout his first term he tried to make a grand bargain. >> the new administration in coming years, interesting to see what happens as we move forward. thank you. >> united nations security council, a resolution this afternoon demanding israel stop building settlements but now there are some, the vote may be postponed, all settlement activity, the occupied palestinian cease immediately.
donald trump is calling for a veto. live in the new york newsroom -- >> a great deal of uncertainty. and the arab diplomat, moment ago the reuters news agency did report the vote is going to be postponed indefinitely. the ambassador circulated the draft resolution yesterday, initially scheduled vote but the egyptian president apparently put a hold on that vote. sources tell fox he was concerned about the pressure this was putting on the united states which had issues creating potential prospect of a us veto. many in israel holding their breath waiting to see what the us would do. israel's prime minister took to twitter in the middle of the night, he said, quote, the us should veto the anti-israeli resolution at the un security council thursday. moments ago before the latest
develop and about the postponement we talk with a spokesman for israel's prime minister who said the uncertainty about the outcome of the vote is a distressing fine. >> don't know how this resolution is going to play out. >> it is not a good sign. what it indicates, it is not the real path towards peace. >> there is no legal validity in calls for ceasing settlement activity. they must vote in favor, the us and for other members the un ambassador who would likely speak at a security council meeting on this subject if one is held call the proposed resolution the peak of prophecy saying it will do nothing for a diplomatic process, what he called incitement and terror. >> hours before the vote, any
indication what the obama administration is going to do? >> it bears repeating there may not be a vote today, the resolution may be postponed. no indication whatsoever from the united states what it intends to do about this resolution blue secretary of state john kerry went to attend a briefing on the resolution says that was canceled following postponement of the vote. in 2011 the us did veto a similar resolution but at that time, susan rice offered the opportunity to criticize activity. in recent days the palestinians have reportedly tried to water down this egyptian resolution on settlement in the hope it would then be more palatable to the united states. according to published before the israelis were blindsided by the egyptian draft proposal and never received any advance notice from cairo. israel and egypt in the last few months had very good relations,
rocky between the israeli prime minister and president obama, something israelis hope will change under president trump. in light of possible postponement we will wait and see what happens. >> new development in the trial of robert durst, the murder trial, a mystery witness, that person is too scared to testify in person. what they are asking, a judge to allow. >> uber's experiment with driverless cars hitting a bump in the road. officially getting pulled over in one state at least for now. ♪ once i heard i was going to be a park ranger, i got really excited. gabe's obviously really sick. and there's a lot that he isn't able to do, and make-a-wish stepped in. we had to climb up the mountain to get the injured hiker.
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>> prosecutors in the case against robert durst say they have a mystery witness who fears retaliation for testifying, durst is accused of murdering friends in 2000, crime he denies. in 2003 durst successfully argued he committed another murder in self defense. jonathan hunt is live in los angeles with the latest on this unfolding. >> with a frail looking robert durst sitting in court in that
wheelchair prosecutors dropped the bombshell they have a secret witness who they believe can provide valuable information about the murder of durst's friend 16 years ago. prosecuted clashed with durst's defense team, they get the testimony on the record as soon as possible because the witness fears being killed by durst. >> mister durst has something in the order of $100 million, witnesses in this case realistically are concerned about their safety. >> by suggesting a man in a wheelchair is a threat to an 85-year-old doctor living in new york when none of the allegations in any of these cases suggest that anybody has ever been involved with mister durst is just hyperbole. >> reporter: prosecutors allege burst killed berman to feel investigators, the disappearance
of durst's first wife, kathleen mccormick in 1982. durst has been dealing with serious health issues. asked his attorney how he was doing outside the court yesterday and his attorney told me he is very strong. durst is according to his attorney expected to make it to this trial which will be one of the biggest of 2017. molly:incredible to watch unfold, an amazing incredible story. thanks. greg:more against robert durst, former federal attorney and jesse weber, good to see you both. is this a legitimate concern the da is expressing here especially in light of the fact that durst is in a wheelchair dying of cancer, now he is behind bars, how can these witnesses truly be scared? >> these witnesses are clearly being threatened.
these are not veiled threats. durst himself said a woman could disappear, die and be murdered and it is ridiculous for defense counsel to say it is hyperbole and point to the fact that he is wheelchair-bound given he has $100 million in assets. the fact that he is on trial for allegations of murdering a witness to a prior murder, this is exactly what he is on trial for. >> they monitor all his communications in the jail. if he is trying to hire somebody to put a hit on these witnesses it would be a long shot. >> a 73-year-old wheelchair-bound man would go out and murder witnesses before they have the opportunity to testify is ridiculous. nothing more than the prosecution's attempt to paint durst as a murderer and sociopath before the trial begins especially the jury. >> one of the damning things
against him is the interview he gave the la prosecutor after he was arrested. the transcript showed he waived his miranda rights and voluntarily agreed to talk. this is what he said. we will put it on screen. durst. would like some details about if i knew where kathy's body is and what happened with susan. if i tell you those things, i am pleading guilty. if i tell you those things, one can reasonably infer means that he knows those things and only the killer would. >> exactly. that's what the prosecution is going to emphasize in court. a lot of issues with what has been a protected by attorney-client privilege. the prosecution is alleging needs to be exposed and isn't covered by the privileged.
that speaks back to witnesses testimony because there is so much evidence and so much testimony at stake, so much of it at issue whether it will be included. it is paramount the testimony is brought in. it is important that the judge wave durst's right to face his accuser in the testimony with where the fears founded and is subject to the a with. if it is, that is enough to get them out. >> it has got to go. what will convict this guy is his own handwriting. we will leave that for another time. i am sorry i didn't get one more question to you, thanks for being with us. >> ever wonder what martians eat with? we may have the answer. the mars rover capturing this image in may of what looked like something we would use right here on earth but is it? more on this coming up. g new ca.
>> kelly and conway -- kellyanne conway is moving to dc to be close to president-elect trump. we will discuss a new role for the trump administration closer comment on the trump policy on muslims in america and we will talk to a man who has written a book on the rise of isis literally and what he knows about a young man from texas involved with the terror group who has become a name you should know in 2017, that is at the top of the hour. their won't be any more self driving uber cars in california for now. the company pulled the vehicles off the road after the dmv threatened legal that is legal action. they need the same special permit as other companies testing self driving cars. william martin s is live in la.
what is uber's response? >> we don't need your stinking permit and the state responded by banning their cars. this is either a case of classic government overregulation or a ceo trying to bully the system will you be the judge would state losses autonomous cars without the keywords, without active human control or monitoring need a permit. uber claimed his cars to have a human and don't need a permit and ignore the regulators until yesterday when they quit california for friendly state disappointing the mayor who criticized uber's ceo. >> should not be operating his driverless vehicle technology without that permit. 20 other companies have not had a problem adding those permits. >> unlike other markets california requires companies with a permit to report anytime a human takes the wheel, not having a permit would have given
uber competitive advantage. >> san francisco is the perfect place for testing these cars. it is congested, lots of ice everywhere, congestion. how many companies are doing this? >> san francisco is the guinea pig for 20 self driving companies all of which disclosed their incidents was witnesses in san francisco say uber have a problem running red lights and turning into bike lanes. watch this video closely, you will see the self driving uber running a red light oblivious to the pedestrian on the far right who just enters the crosswalk. witnesses say this incident wasn't the first. >> all of a sudden the car ran through the red light and took off. a car with coming down eighth street, honked its horn, stopped. >> as of now uber is out of california but will try again. molly:so scary, we appreciate
i think it's a spoon. >> very spoonlike, we don't know. >> maybe matt damon left it when they were shooting the martian. >> happening now starts right now. >> bye. jon: and international manhunt intensifies for the prime suspect of the deadly berlin terror attack with his brother now urging him to surrender at the christmas market that became the scene of the bloody rampage reopens today. good morning to you, i'm jon scott. jenna: we will see if that brings any development. hi, everybody, i'm jenna lee. links the tanasian suspect on deadly attack. the fingerprints were found on the truck that slammed into crowds at the market killing 12 people.