if it matters to you, it matters to us. to that state's governor, it matters a lot to him. donald trump keeps moving and he is still, last time i checked, president-elect trump. >> hello, everyone. i am kimberly guilfoyle along with geraldo rivera. it's 5:00 in new york city, and this is "the five" ." happy 2017, everyone. greg had a good time. we hope you all had a great holiday weekend. a ton of news to break down tonight. we begin with the russian hacking controversy. the the obama administration has implicated moscow. our president-elect expects -- express doubts that russia was to blame. >> i know a lot about hacking and hacking is very hard thing to prove.
it could be someone else. i also know things other people don't know and so they cannot be sure of the situation. >> what do you know that other people don't know? >> you will find out on tuesday or wednesday. >> the founder of wikileaks adamantly denies russia was his source. here is julian assange in an exclusive interview with sean hannity that airs tonight at 10:00 p.m. eastern. >> can you say to the american people unequivocally that you did not get this information about the dnc, john podesta's emails, can you tell the american people 1000% you did not get it from russia or anybody associated with russia? >> we have said repeatedly over the last two months that our source is not the russian government, and it is not state's party. >> big interview, exclusive with julian assange. sean hannity sat down with him.
echoing the same statements he made before. he said the russians were not his source for those hacked leaked material. >> he clarified instead not a state player, not a state actor. if you believe julian assange, they wouldn't have used an outside source to leak. to get the information, they hack and they handed over. if you heard right there, which i do. i've maintained from the very beginning this is about, you know, it could even be a leak, and inside leak within the dnc. some phishing scams going on. john podesta opened an email. click here for this great offer. it eats into their data. if julian assange and wikileaks is all about transparency, bringing truth to light, then you would have to believe that it didn't come from the
russians. my biggest problem was mccain and lindsey graham saying they are going to lead the next congress into more strident and stringent sanctions against the russians. >> dana, there's a investigation underway. it would make sense to be able to get the full amount of information from the variety of agencies before making a factual determination one way or the other. >> i find this thing totally bewildering. i don't understand actually, i have a question. you said that if assange says, because wikileaks is supposed to be about transparency, what assange, we should take as proof. >> if you believe what he is about, exposing truth. correct me if i'm wrong. i haven't seen anything where wikileaks has brought something out that was inaccurate. they are just leaking information. >> how about the guy that the guy is a fugitive from tip to eat assault charges. height and weight in the london.
>> that's a different story. i don't disagree with you on a personal level but everything he has done that i know of -- >> you believe him because you like what he leaks. you didn't believe about bradley manning or the apache chopper. >> may be what he leaked was the truth but he leaked the names of afghans who are helping us fight the taliban. you may have been true but he screwed over a lot of people and put people's lives in danger. the bottom line is assange went from a hero to a -- a0 to a hero because he is screwing over obama. >> and hilary. >> there is a difference between hacking and phishing.
we have to define what we are talking about. they this may not be hacking. it may be phishing. assange is playing us and will play us. when he has information on fox, when he has information on trump, he's going to use it, and we are all going to be like wow. what a bunch of suckers we were. >> yeah, wow. that sucks that he did that but show me the inaccuracy. >> i wonder what the tone would be if it was the rnc instead of the dnc. >> i'm guilty of this from day one. we learned about wikileaks, i was like this is terrible. this guy is awful. and now i have a different tone. i am being consistent. >> he allegedly raped two interns. >> that has nothing to do with it. >> i am not saying he is a stand-up guy. >> are you accusing him of
leaking anything inaccurate? >> i am accusing him of being anti-american. he has it in his interest to undermine the american democracy and he chose to do it this way. i think snowden is also anti-american. >> the wikileaks founder offered some insight on why he thinks the obama administration is pinning the hacking on russia. here is more from the exclusive interview. >> our publications had wide uptake by the american people. they are all true. but that's not the allegation that is being presented. by the obama white house. why such a dramatic response? the reason is obvious. they are trying to legitimize the trump administration as it goes into the white house. they are trying to say president-elect trump is not a legitimate president. >> all right, dana.
your reaction. this is obama being sort of covert and trying to pin this. >> it's a couple things for trump. trump. i missed joke. tell me in the break. i think that part of this could be true. it would behoove the democrats to be able to pin their devastating loss on something other than hilary's bad campaign and she was a bad candidate. in my mind, if you are trying to justify a loss and explain to your donors while you blew a billion dollars on a winnable race. she didn't even go to wisconsin. all the things. it would help you, i guess, to say look, the russians hacked into the dnc. therefore the russians are going to be punished and the democrats can't comfort themselves with the thought that that's why they lost. >> i think that could possibly be true. we know from president obama that he knew in october something was going on with the
russians because he tells us later that he told putin to knock it off. i don't know if putin did or didn't. that's the other thing that so frustrating. the politicalization of intelligence. it's putting me and other people in a strangely uncomfortable partisan position. i don't know what the truth is. donald trump says he has more information or different information than the intel community. i don't even know how much of that they can tell us anyway. >> there's one positive thing to get out of this and that we -- if we get past the politics. trump is president and everyone is calming down. we can focus on the nature of the threats. this was some kind of low-level phishing. could have been worse. we have to start thinking about what this means. technology and terror, when you have rogue nations and isis who can paralyze and pulverize our system. at least now we are being pointed in the right direction, even if this was just a bunch of guys phishing with a bunch of
emails. >> we should be concerned about cybersecurity and anyone who would choose to try to influence the united states presidential election or interfere with our government process to begin with. there is information about china hacking into the white house. what was done about that? you look at reciprocity and in terms of their reaction and actions towards it, where were all the sanctions then against china? >> maybe there were but they didn't announce them. i do think it's worth reading, people have a chance to go back, in "the wall street journal" there was an op-ed and it was called "the fable of ed snowden." interesting analysis about the connection between snowden and assange. i could see where if you're sitting at the white house, you're thinking why can't people see this for what it is? there is no trust with the intelligence community. i don't know how much more they
can tell us, show us. >> they can give us the exact. right now we are understanding that 17 intelligence agencies have the information that led them to believe the russians hacked the dnc. >> not one has shown us what they have, geraldo. that's the point. we have a guy who leaked them saying they are wrong. there is no russian -- >> assange is telling the literal truth, let's assume it was not a state actor. if vladimir putin gets 100 bright russian cyber kids and gives them the highest -- high voltage, high octane computer and says do this to john podesta as gmail. it's not the kgb. >> vladimir putin, as president of russia. do you believe the intelligence
agencies when they say with confidence that it was the russians who did it and they have the keyboard and all the rest. do you disbelieve our president and our intelligence community? >> i also believe we weren't being data mined by the nsa until edward snowden was a blowed -- whistleblower. we are settled. everybody is in office. how concerned are you now about cybersecurity? >> your scenario where putin has the 100 best and brightest is probably one of 100 countries during the same thing. >> i don't disagree. ultimately wikileaks is a conduit for extortion. someone phishes you and then demands money. they can give it to wikileaks
and assange. their hands are clean and assange goes, i am all about transparency. i'm going to screw you over. >> do we have any evidence? >> but if you don't give me money. >> your argument is that you would rather trust assange then our military intelligence. we have conservatives who are basically smearing our intelligence. >> ic emails, names. on the other hand, 17 intelligence agencies are saying trust us, it happens. meanwhile, no one has stepped u up. one shred of evidence. >> we have to give him a chance to get into office where it's appropriate for him. he did say that. we also have to see what's happening behind the scenes in terms of when he's going to offer that kind of evidence. >> front and center saying, sanction them.
harder sanctions than the ones we've offered so far. >> i have advice to chelsea manning. start bashing obama. the republicans are going to love you. >> he is requesting that president obama pardon him -- her. him. >> she should say that she believes donald trump is doing the right thing. all of a sudden, we will love chelsea manning just the way we now love assange. >> part one of sean hannity's exclusive interview with julian assange airs tonight at 10:00 p.m. eastern on fox news channel. much more to come on "the five." never a dull moment. it's a new year and a new era in washington. the new congress sworn in today come up publicans and control. gearing up to unravel eight years worth of president obama's policies. >> ♪ time is on my side
policies starting with obamacare. minority leader nancy pelosi is warning republicans to exercise caution. >> the fact is it's the old thing of going into a china shop. you break it. you own it. they are dealing with something, when i say complex, it's sophisticated. >> incoming white house counselor kellyanne conway says the president-elect will follow through on his pledge to voters. >> committing to repealing obamacare. we hear about this issue more than anything else. what they say is i thought i was going to get better coverage but i've just -- my hours were cut down to 25 to not get that coverage. now i have two jobs and no coverage. number two is people who thought
that they had coverage. they feel like their premiums have increased. their choices in access have decreased. >> you heard nancy pelosi. she was the one who said you have to pass in an order to find out what's in it. and then she said if you break it, you buy it. republicans want to fix it. somebody call the hardware stor store. >> her voice is like butter made of steel wool. it grates along your brain. now they claim they are going to be accountable. we're going to force the president to be accountable. it's like going outside after eight years to the bright sun. they've been wearing blindfolds for the past 80 years, not holding president obama accountable for anything. all of a sudden they are going to wake up and do their job. >> here is the democratic minority leader chuck schumer on that issue. >> this will be an accountability congress. we will be a caucus that makes sure the president-elect keeps
his commitment to truly make america great again. if president-elect trump lets ls the hard right members of congress and his cabinet run the show, if he attempts to adopt their policies which benefit the elites, special interests, corporate america, not the working man and woman, his presidency will not succeed. >> all right. >> okay. >> you've been warned. >> he was looking down. >> wasn't his best performance. >> it certainly wasn't. shows that the democ party is bereft, promising compelling leadership. there are no orators president to try to help them. trying to do a shot across the bow. i don't think this going to frighten the 45th president of the united states. he says i'm going to run my game, run my show, do what i intend to do. i don't think chuck schumer is
going to have to sway to try to terrify him. >> nancy pelosi was talking about obamacare how the republicans don't have any plans to replace it. kellyanne conway answered that as well. >> one of the big priorities for president-elect trump and the republican congress would be to make it easier for americans to purchase health care across state lines. we also were talking about more patient-centric care. >> there are some aspects that donald trump has praised. easy committed to maintaining those parts of the law? >> he is committed to retaining most pieces that his advisors say are working. >> congress and senate, the budget rules. it will frustrate the white house. >> i saw kellyanne conway this morning. and sean spicer. what was refreshing was they said we are going to repeal
obamacare piecemeal. they're going to take it apart the way they can do from the get-go. spicer came back and said that will buy us time to come up with a plan. he was asked what's the replacement plan. he said the problem with obamacare, it's a one-sided plan. democrats had an idea, it was all there idea. republicans didn't get to put in put in. he said the trump administration wants to embrace the ideas and come up with something that works for both sides. i hope they do that. >> i don't know if you agree but wouldn't it be smart of democrats to try to help fix it at this point? >> i think first of all donald trump, with his tweets this morning on the senate ethics -- or congressional ethics oversight was brilliant. he showed beyond a doubt that he's the new sheriff in town. the republicans dominate the congress but donald trump dominates the republicans. he is the boss. he's going to be the 45th president.
i think anyone who voted for him can be very proud of him today. i think he was the courageous, independent thinker that we thought he was all these long months and in the decades that i've known him. i think that ryan and mccarthy and these other guys, they better get their act together. when it comes to obamacare specifically. i think he made it clear he's not going to touch medicaid, social security. obamacare, the idea across state lines, i think they will adopt it. that's great. should have had a long time ago. you're not going to see a profound upheaval of the status quo. >> can i add something? the tweet donald trump did that changed the gutting of the ethics committee was brilliant but it also told every republican, relax. they walked into the 115th congress and said we have the house. we have the centage. were going to have the white house. this is going to be great. let's start with this. who thought that the first order
of business would be to gutting an ethics committee? to his credit, donald trump put a stop to it. >> who is the guy that is going, we've got to stop the ethics? >> exactly. the guilty asked guy in the room. >> probably could have gotten it done with bipartisan support had they chosen to. they held a secret vote. >> there was no impetus for that to say these are the circumstances. whatever we do, let's rush this. bad timing and poor judgment. and it shows the economy of the president-elect to come in and say boom and squash something like that. >> what he said was, do you really want to spend your time doing that? >> it's a good question. >> big news today from the top two automakers. gm and ford. both involving production in
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course drive a resurgence in american manufacturing and high-tech innovation. >> taxes and regulatory reforms. business leaders like it. >> business leaders do like it. this should be an environment where businesses thrive in this country. this country was founded on the principles of free market and economic competition. that's why this would work as well for obamacare to say let's be able to let people buy stuff across state lines. let's make this an environment that's attractive for businesses to invest in this country. let's build the plants here. let's make sure there's manufacturing jobs. let's put people back into work on the assembly line. all of these things would be very good, will help drive the economy and the numbers. but you also have to make sure that you are not overly regulated. that does stifle the businesses
and stifle entrepreneurship. that coupled with a problematic area of health care where people don't want to hire long-term employees full-time which basically leads to better job numbers because they are reticent to do so in a hostile work environment. >> in a strange twist of events, the united auto workers are happy with donald trump today for keeping 700 more jobs here. >> there is definitely a palpable feeling amongst business leaders in america that things are going to get better. and i think that sort of confidence is showing through and in some of these decisions. i think some of the companies are trying to be a little too cute. they are trying to have it both ways. they are announcing things that were already announced or coming forward with p.r. because some of these jobs were never leaving anyway. that said, i think it's a net plus. jobs in america are a good thing. i think the task beyond that is to look ahead ten to 15 years. we know with carrier, they said their future is in automation. jobs are going to change in
america. we have to make sure there are jobs for the people on the other end as well. >> we alluded to, donald trump tweeted, gm, if you're going to build those cars in mexico, get ready for a big fat border tax. that made ford say maybe we will keep some of these jobs here. >> that's exactly right. that is not tax reform. that's a threat. what you are talking about really, and i'm going to be the wet blankets. you are replacing the invisible hand with a government hand. what's the end result? it's a place like venezuela. the great thing about capitalism is that it is re-distributing the processes. if a company fails, there's another company that will take its place. when you centralize the power and that the government to control, when the government makes a huge mistake, everybody suffers. i think these things are interesting if it's based on, you know, promising tax reform and promising lower regulation. threats of tariffs is
protectionism. on the spectrum from capitalism to socialism, where is it? here. i >> there has to be an incentive on the other side. >> the 40 ceo didn't say he wasn't affected -- >> he was affected by the lowered tax and regulatory -- >> i love that trump is tweeting. he is going right to the american people. he's bypassing all of us. he's talking right to the people. he is saying this is what i want and he's getting it, but this is not free market. i've got news for you. you got 15,000 jobs that were going to be created just on the other side of the mexican border that now won't be created. what are those 15,000 guys going to do? that wall better be 1,000 miles high. >> that's the problem. this focus on globalization that we've seen over the past eight years instead of focusing on america first has for sure made it very difficult for people to
keep their jobs, to plan their retirement, feed their families. this is going to put the focus back here on american soil. there has to be incentives. >> globalization has helped people feed their families by lowering the price of food. >> that is true. except in nationalism, we could have our families feed their families better. >> get those coal mines going again. another shovel of coal. let's all be beijing. were all going to have coal burners in our homes. >> west virginia. >> make it here, produce it here, by a tear. >> the obama administration tries to rewrite history as it heads out the door. one of the president's closest advisors is trying to convince her boss has a squeaky clean legacy with zero to be embarrassed about.
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>> on sunday, val val jarrett s defending her pal obama. that he hasn't had a scandal and hasn't done something to embarrass himself. >> the president prides himself on the fact that the administration hasn't had a scandal and he hasn't done anything to embarrass himself. >> that's a low bar for achievement. he hasn't embarrassed himself. it's true. no one on his staff was caught in bed with a giraffe. to agree with val, you've got to ignore the irs, doj, benghazi, secret service, the secret server that led to the orange crush. technically it's a scandal telling america you can keep your doctor, a callous deception that hurts millions. it's a scandal of will and it's
a scandal to ignore the modern black death, plague crippling chicago. obama's 10-year had more dirty linen and then charlie sheen's hamper. when your heart is in the right place, doing the wrong thing is always forgivable. may be scandalous so common we got used to it. if i were obama, i would take a messy scandal over the catastrophic failure of the last eight years. it's the ambivalence about who we are as a nation as we switch pride for shame, we became our own villains rather than assessing the bigger challenge that threatens all of us. that and a dollar will get you four corners. i'm going to miss val. she was the true president. she was the puppet master. >> that's true. she really was. maybe it's more of a reflection that she is saying she has nothing to be ashamed of. this was an amazing legacy but i
mean, more about fast and furious, irs, and all of the veterans who suffered, the va. that's a huge problem that needs to be fixed. emergency come up with that of the front of the line. they said oh, it's no problem. irs spying on journalists. they don't see it because they have these new lenses that are called scandal free. they've got a protective coating that they don't see anything that's really happening. >> the point was there was no monica lewinsky, no exciting scandals. >> the last part was correct. in terms of the values, grounded in the middle east. you have to admit no one was impeached. nobody was indicted. kimberly mentions the veterans administration which is the only true scandal in my opinion. and the great general was a
lousy administrator. he was forced to resign. that wasn't corruption. that was incompetence. the basic integrity of barack obama cannot and should not be question. speak i think we can do that. domestic policy. okay. i will try and do this. greg is right. the crime in chicago is, i would say, the incompetent department of justice. in the bigger picture, questioning his integrity, the war on law enforcement that he has overseen. he didn't put an end to black lives matter, the whole movemen movement. it's getting cops killed in making the country domestically less safe. i believe that the bottom of my heart. i believe it was on purpose that he looked the other way in some of these things. foreign policy, i think the koran deal, -- iran deal.
they are going to thumb their nose at us and say we have the bomb. >> isis going from jv to adversity. >> when people look back, he is a historical president, obviously. first african-american. beyond that, what kind of impact -- >> it's the issue. nothing says these eight years were terrible like donald trump kicking their rear end in the election. >> watch your mouth. >> on occasion, i'm a little loose. >> that was pretty saucy. >> they want to be the first ones to write history. benghazi and who pushed the video. you know who help them create those scandal free years was the media. one of the big ones, the media didn't even cover, the epa administrator was writing emails under richard windsor.
basically going -- doing political stuff she wasn't supposed to do from the epa administrators office. she resigned to spend more time with her family and the media let it go. >> the media spent all the time going after trump for being his own press secretary. that was a big deal. he wasn't in government. this person was in government. >> richard windsor. >> was it a woman? >> it was a woman. i can't remember her name. >> jackson. >> we don't even know. >> ahead, was it sabotage or does mariah carey only have herself to blame? the times square train wreck on new year's eve. >> i don't know. i just saw something happen over here with mariah carey. i think she flipped out. >> there was something that went terribly wrong. >> a meltdown. >> next on "the five" ."
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>> one of america's greatest events. major malfunction on the biggest change of all, live from times square. tens of millions of people around the world, our own were up close. front row seat to the nuclear new year's eve meltdown. >> i don't know. i just saw something happen with mariah carey. i think she flipped out. >> there was something that went terribly wrong. >> we may be reading about this tomorrow. >> seemed she got very upset and walked off the stage. we are not sure. you are probably going to hear about it pretty soon. that's why you have to be here to catch all the news. >> we just got handed the interview. she's done with entertainment weekly. now that you've had a few days distance on the new year's eve show, what are your feelings. she was asked, the answer, mariah carey says.
the late dick clark was an incredible person. i was lucky enough to work with him when i first started in the music business. i am of the opinion dick clark would not have let an artist go through that and he would have been mortified, as i was. >> sounds a little bit like she's taking a shot at ryan seacrest. to some of her crew was suggesting she was sabotaged. there were audio issues, for sure. you have everybody broadcasting from every different network. telemundo to abc, to fox, to everyone. should have been a soundtrack before. my understanding was they didn't do that. didn't seem to be in the best condition. >> meaning what? needed more clothing? >> that's what i meant. she wasn't properly dressed for the weather. >> you were there. the 50-cent earpieces can doom a $50 million production. >> i am looking down and she is looking up at me, like are you seeing this? i am watching.
you could see her visibly upset. here's the thing. she didn't do this soundtrack. number one, you are a professional. this can't be the first time your earpiece didn't work. you win yet. you sing this song. or let the audience sing. she freaked out and walked off stage, leaving her two young kids up on stage. >> it was a disaster. >> i want mariah carey to take comfort in the fact that i am probably the only american who didn't see it. i will give her a pass. we take all the americans who are watching us. >> i just got some breaking news. mariah carey is dead. tired of this story. >> she's not dead. bigger i said dead tired. this is truly an embarrassment. the only audio issue, the only
>> time now for one more thing. dana perino. >> i was in south carolina. i have a few pictures. we like to do that. i played a lot of tennis. the pros said i went from a beginner to an intermediate in nine months. look out on the court. there she is with whip cream all over her face. she got in a tussle. jasper on the dock. we had a lot of fun. it was a really, really good time. my mother was there. she had the double knee replacement. she played tennis and two rounds of golf. she can walk everywhere. she is good. she is good to go. if you weren't looking at your phone, you would have seen the dog twice. i have another gift for kimberl kimberly. this is the charleston animal societies 2017 firefighter calendar. benefits the toby fund. >> i love these guys. this is why i keep getting
locked in the bathroom, whatever. the rescue me. they are very understanding. >> they are entirely hairless. >> okay, greg. >> if you go to fox news.com fox news.com/opinion, nev quite sure what it is. i originally was running an article review of "sully" the movie. when you don't need people to save you in a car or in a plane, i wrote a piece about the future of heroism. i think you should check it out. >> it's good. >> thank you very much. >> kimberly. >> okay, i have a very special story tonight. it's going to inspire all of you at home to never give up pursuing your dreams and the love of a mother for her son.
this is, he has autism and is headed to the university of oxford thanks in large part to the effort of his mother. she had a chance to pursue her career or home school her son, which he did. it's an incredible story. he said he's very grateful for his mom putting in so much effort. all things are possible. god bless them. very excited for the family and this young boy. >> we talked a little bit about the new year's eve special. the numbers came in today and were phenomenal. we should say thank you, k.g. pete ducey was in there. jesse and kennedy did a great job. we took over and did three hours. the numbers are in.
total audience up 118%. a record for fox. also the demographic up from last year. >> thank you to the producers, control room, everybody. it was an a+ efforts. all things are possible when you've got a great team like that. >> congratulations. >> and happy new year. >> congratulations to arnold schwarzenegger, hosting the new edition of "celebrity apprentice." tough competition last night. he is terrific. >> you are terminated. >> are you going to be on again? >> will i be? if asked. after the inaugural. went on vacation with my beautiful daughters. went to south africa. we had a wonderful time. we saw some terrific wildlife. we saw a lion. there it is.
bolling wanted me to be the victim. >> that's it for us. "special report" is up next. >> iraqi start of the new congress and a possible preview of what's to come with the new administration as house republicans crackdown -- this is "special report" ." good evening. welcome to washington. i am bret baier. it was anything but regular order at the start of the 115th session of congress. today the house majority scrapped plans to got an independent ethics panel after president-elect donald trump sent out a couple tweets aimed at his own party. the about-face by house republicans came less than 24 hours after a closed-door meeting to adopt the